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Old 03-24-2019, 11:14 PM
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The Green Berets
John Wayne almost wins war

Apocalypse Now
"Never get off the boat!"

The Deer Hunter
American vets deal with PTSD

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Old 03-25-2019, 04:07 AM
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M*A*S*H
Definitive film. Suicide is painless.

The Vice Guide to North Korea
Korean War, through Vice's lens.

Inchon
Box office bomb, don't bother.

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Old 03-25-2019, 12:01 PM
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Don't Look Now
Grieving dad explores creepy Venice

Animal House
Tweedy professor beds lovely student

Pride & Prejudice
Mr. Bennett steals most scenes

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Old 03-27-2019, 06:59 PM
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The Silent Partner
Fairly decent bank heist thriller.

Ocean's Eleven
Really good casino heist thriller.

Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult
Cameo as himself, funny movie.

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Old 03-27-2019, 07:51 PM
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Free Solo:
Don't try this anywhere, ever.
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Old 03-27-2019, 09:07 PM
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Psst, Lennie ... you need to post three movies, give a five-word review for each, and state the next category.

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Old 03-27-2019, 09:38 PM
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Eep! And I even had two more but deleted them, haha!

Hoosiers:
Underdog school (spoiler!) roundball title.

Downhill Racer:
Yep, it's mostly about skiing.

The Hustler:
Rack and Roll with Paul.

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Old 03-29-2019, 01:23 AM
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Psycho
Solid thriller, still shocks audiences.

Rear Window
Stewart, Kelly, tense, taut, thriller.

Lifeboat
Best and worst human nature.

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Old 03-29-2019, 03:22 PM
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The Murder Man
His screen debut, in 1935

It's a Wonderful Life
Still his best, I think

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Classic western about unearned reputation

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Old 04-01-2019, 12:29 AM
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The Green Berets
John Wayne singlehandedly saves Vietnam.

The Conquerer
Wayne as Khan? No way.

The Cowboys
His best; fills role perfectly.

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Old 04-01-2019, 11:34 AM
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Splash
Charming romance: boy meets mermaid

Saving Private Ryan
Capt. Miller leads, fights, dies

Sully
Unflappable pilot saves passengers, crew

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Big
No, there’s no alternate ending!

Bachelor Party
Hanks as party animal. Seriously.

Cast Away
No soundtrack on island scenes.

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Old 04-01-2019, 03:30 PM
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As Good As It Gets
Deserved her Oscar, I think

Twister
She actually played it straight!

Then She Found Me
Her debut as a director

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Old 04-01-2019, 04:42 PM
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Juno
Teen Page becomes "cautionary whale".

Knocked Up
Dick jokes, but surprisingly sweet

Rosemary's Baby
He has his father's horns....

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Old 04-02-2019, 08:46 AM
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Joan of Arc
Ingrid Bergman (!) played French warrior

Becket
King, archbishop have nasty dispute

St. Patrick: The Irish Legend
No snakes were harmed, really!

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Old 04-04-2019, 03:22 AM
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The Godfather
Michael Corleone? Definitely a sinner.

Rocky Balboa
Sin of pride. Redeems himslf.

Last Vegas
They all sin. Great fun!

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Old 04-22-2019, 08:26 AM
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The Pawnbroker
His screen debut, in 1964

Deep Impact
Masterfully plays conscientious, empathetic President

Se7en
World-weary detective shaken by case

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Old 04-22-2019, 08:49 AM
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War Machine
Don't war in central Asia

Killing Them Softly
Don't rob Mafia poker games

The Counselor
Don't mix weddings and cocaine

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Old 04-22-2019, 12:26 PM
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Charlotte's Web
Spider, pig become unlikely pals

Joe's Apartment
Hordes of roaches fill screen

A Bug's Life
Elaborate scheme to deter foes

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The Life of Brian
Brian Cohen mistaken for Messiah

Steel Magnolias
Southern belle dies from diabetes

Cool Hand Luke
Paul Newman eats fifty eggs

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Old 04-23-2019, 10:49 AM
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Star Wars: A New Hope
Two suns make Tattooine toasty

Ishtar
Notorious flop with Hoffman, Beatty

Raiders of the Lost Ark
Nazis seek Ark near Cairo

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Old 04-30-2019, 11:38 AM
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Comedies that feature Nazis

To Be or Not to Be
Its greatest line: Heil myself

Blues Brothers
Jake: I hate Illinois Nazis.

Undercovers Hero
Sellers plays six different parts


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Old 04-30-2019, 11:39 PM
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Major League
Charlie Sheen plays "Wild Thing."

Slap Shot
Newman, hockey, lots of brawling.

Mr. Baseball
Tom Selleck plays Japanese baseball.

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Old 06-25-2019, 10:11 AM
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Brian's Song
Everyone loved interracial football tearjerker

Hoosiers
Go, scrappy Indiana basketball team!

Any Given Sunday
Desperate gridiron coach seeks glory

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Old 06-30-2019, 11:05 PM
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Sgt. Bilko
Steve Martin plays corrupt sergeant.

Down Periscope
Navy misfits successfully crew submarine.

Stripes
Gave us "Lighten up, Francis."

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Old 07-20-2019, 07:44 PM
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Splash
Knew just what to say!

Volunteers
Peace Corps probably not pleased

Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Jokes, pathos on Thanksgiving journey

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Old 07-27-2019, 05:53 PM
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The Out-of-Towners
Remake, original is much better.

The Pink Panther 2
Only Sellers can play Clouseau.

Pennies from Heaven
Musical? Drama? Anyway, completely forgettable.

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Old 08-07-2019, 10:46 AM
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Private Benjamin
Sheltered Goldie joins the Army.

Foul Play
Goldie, Chevy solve a crime

Wildcats
Goldie coaches high school football


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Old 08-12-2019, 10:56 AM
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Monsieur Hawarden
His first (1969); scenes cut

Blade Runner
Mesmerizing, memorable as replicant Roy

Batman Begins
Played sleazy Gotham corporate exec

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Old 08-30-2019, 03:21 AM
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Two weeks, no response, maybe time for a topic change?
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Old 09-09-2019, 03:47 PM
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Head Office
Unfunny comedy; too many subplots.

Canadian Bacon
Arms manufacturer urges unnecessary war.

Coma
Organs harvested from unwilling donors.

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Old 09-09-2019, 04:03 PM
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Stripes
Wait, Judge was in this?

Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Judge fantasizes about topless beauty

Gremlins
Judge plays Billy's obnoxious co-worker

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Old 09-10-2019, 12:44 AM
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Clarification question: Musicals from 20th Century Fox, or any musical movie made in the 20th century? (Your capitalization of the "C" in "Century" but without the addition of "Fox" leads me to believe that it could be either.)

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The Twentieth Century, 1901 - 2000.

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Old 09-10-2019, 02:39 AM
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Ah, thank you.

Kiss Me Kate (1953)
Poor adaptation of stage play.

Guys and Dolls (1955)
Sinatra shines, Brando can't sing.

Oliver! (1968)
Ron Moody steals the show.

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Old 09-10-2019, 10:55 AM
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The Little Rascals
We really needed a remake?

Matilda
Cute kid has magical powers

Pretty Baby
You couldn't make this today

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Old 09-10-2019, 11:49 PM
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Trading Places
Eddie Murphy: homeless to rich.

Big
Boy becomes adult, wackiness ensues.

13 going on 30
Like Big, but for girls.

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Old 09-11-2019, 09:56 AM
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Ray
Jamie nails it as Charles

Amadeus
Wolfie takes Vienna by storm

Lady Sings the Blues
Panned film about Billie Holiday

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Old 09-17-2019, 12:33 AM
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JFK
Who killed Kennedy? Film explores.

Sunrise at Campobello
Roosevelt deals with polio paralysis.

The Queen
Diana's death; Tony Blair deals.

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The Big Chill
Kevin plays the corpse. Really.

Waterworld
Kevin's worst film, all wet.

Robin Hood
Doofus can't keep an accent.

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The Empire Strikes Back
Arguably better than its predecessor

Airplane II
Not as good as predecessor

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
They Nuked the Fridge here


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Airplane
And stop calling me Shirley.

Ghost
Jerry Zucker directs serious movie.

Big Business
Bette, Lily, twins times two.

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