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LA's favorite movies
Critics come up with Best Of movie lists all the time, but today we wanted to see what the people want. The people who get their home movies from Netflix, that is. It's easy enough: Netflix has a feature that lists the movies that are tops with members in one city that don't do so well elsewhere. Here in LA, we're self-obsessed — Steve Martin's LA Story, from 1991, tops the list — we like movies about moviemaking, and we seek out the short films of David Lynch.
1. LA Story
2. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing
4. The Short Films of David Lynch
5. My Date With Drew
6. Liza with a 'Z'
7. The Kid Stays in the Picture
8. Last Days
10. Eyes Without a Face
And, perhaps surprisingly, Los Angele Netflixers are more fun than NYers. The Big Apple's top rental? A Life Apart: Hassidim in America.
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