What your neighbors are watching tonight

edward scissorhands dvdAccording to Netflix, here are the DVDs that people in the Capital Region are currently renting "much more than other Netflix members."

Ride with the Devil

Snow Buddies

Clifton Park
Edward Scissorhands

Saratoga Springs
Music of the Heart


The top 5 for each city/town is after the jump.

We picked these places because Netflix breaks them out in its local favorites section for New York.


1. Ride with the Devil
Ang Lee western with Tobey Maguire and... Jewel

2. Gangs of New York
Scorsese, Leo, Day-Lewis

3. Taking Woodstock
More Ang Lee - this time shot locally

4. All Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 6
Larry David, et al

5. James and the Giant Peach
Adapted from Roald Dahl


1. Snow Buddies
A "family-friendly tale about a pack of feisty golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure"

2. Nancy Drew
The teen investigator is played by Emma Roberts -- Julia Roberts' niece

3. Rescue Me: Season 5: Vol. 2
Denis Leary's show about firefighters

4. A Walk to Remember
A 2002 film starring Mandy Moore

5. The Great Debaters
Film directed by Denzel Washington about the debate team at historically black Wiley College

Clifton Park

1. Edward Scissorhands
The Tim Burton classic

2. Saw VI
Horror gore

3. The Hangover
Vegas hijinks

4. Wild Hogs
Tim Allen on a motorcycle

5. The Recruit
Al Pacino recurits Colin Farrell for the CIA

Saratoga Springs

1. Music of the Heart
Meryl Streep brings music to a Harlem high school

2. The Outsiders
The Francis Ford Coppola adaptation of SE Hinton's book

3. The Thing About My Folks
Paul Reiser and Peter Falk on a road trip

4. Grandma's Boy
Rob Scheider goes to live with his grandmother

5. Goodnight, Mister Tom
Masterpiece Theater


1. Scarface
Say hello to my little friend

2. Taking Woodstock
Maybe you were an extra

3. Brotherhood: Season 3
Showtime series about brothers in Providence

4. Saw VI

5. Burn After Reading
Loopy Coen brothers comedy


So turns out there's only five people in all of the Capital District that are on Netflix. That's the only possible explanation I can find for the existence of "Wild Hogs," "Grandma's Boy," "A Walk to Remember," and so many of the other titles on this list.

And as much as I love it for pure nostalgia purposes, what the Hell has been happening in Saratoga Springs to make "The Outsiders" a town favorite?

Oh, right. Pony Boy.

Haha! That's really interesting. And here I thought I was one of the only people that has actually seen Ride With the Devil.

If Grandma's Boy was on the Albany list I'd blame it on @tcrpmg!!

Nearly 20 years later, my sister still gives me grief over recommending "Edward Scissorhands" to her. But I still love that movie. It will always be one of my favorites!

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