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The Fellowship of the Ring
Almost perfect Tolkien film adaptation.

Legend
Tom Cruise chills with Devil.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Bloated, disappointing first Bilbo installment.

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Revenge movies:

Death Wish:
Paul cleans up the streets.

Mad Max:
Max cleans up the roads.

The Godfather:
Michael cleans up other families.

Next: Biblical epics.
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John Huston's The Bible
"I liked the book better."


The Greatest Story Ever Told
"Jamie Farr As An Apostle???????"


The Passion of the Christ
"The S And M Gospel"



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One Night in the Tropics
The comedy duo's first film.

The Naughty Nineties
It immortalized "Who's on first?"

Little Giant
Includes truly nonsensical mathematical formula.

Next: Movies about big business.
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Wall Street
Greed is good. REALLY good.

Trading Places
How does short selling work?

Too Big to Fail
Banks collapse, bailout, remain greedy.

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Spy Thrillers:

Diamonds Are Forever:
Jill St. John! Plot? Why?

Three Days of the Condor:
Robert Redford on the run.

The Manchurian Candidate:
Cold War, Frank Sinatra brainwashed.

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Elendil's Heir, can we comment on entries as we go along? For example, I thought this one was particularly clever:

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Sandra Bullock films.

Speed
Sandra falls for Keanu Reeves.

The Proposal
Sandra falls for Ryan Reynolds.

Gravity
Sandra just falls and falls...
... and I'd like the Professor to know that I liked it. Is that okay?
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Teen Sex Comedies

Superbad

Dick jokes can be funny.

Weird Science

The Dawn of Bill Paxton

American Pie

Gross out ended the nineties

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Elendil's Heir, can we comment on entries as we go along? For example, I thought this one was particularly clever:

... and I'd like the Professor to know that I liked it. Is that okay?
But of course!
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Old 02-06-2014, 09:32 AM
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Die Hard Knockoffs

Under Siege
Surprisingly decent naval Die Hard

Cliffhanger
Stalone Dies Hard on mountain

A Good Day to Die Hard
McClain sleepwalks through lazy sequel

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Blaxploitation Movies

Superfly

Curtis Mayfield's soundtrack is legendary

The Mack

Entertaining look into pimp life

Black Belt Jones

Jim Kelly's badassery finally showcased


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Martial Arts Movies

Enter The Dragon
Saxon's got hair: good guy.

Kung Fu Hustle
Axe Gang's no real threat.

Rush Hour
Jackie Chan and a loudmouth.


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Documentaries:

An Inconvenient Truth:
Al Gore on global warming.

Bowling for Columbine:
Michael Moore on gun control.

Nanook of the North:
Nanook on an ice floe.

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Dog Day Afternoon
Botched bank robbery, with shouting.

Scent of a Woman
Blind officer tangos quite well.

Scarface
Kindly greet my small chum.

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Miller's Crossing
What does the hat mean?

Goodfellas
Crime pays, but with drawbacks

Godfather III
Should have stoped at two.

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Dystopian sci-fi

Brazil
Progress doesn't make life better.

Blade Runner
Androids die in the rain.

Soylent Green
Ask for it by name!


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The Alamo
The Duke's own Heaven's Gate.

The Quiet Man
Mandatory St. Paddy's Day viewing.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Wayne shot him, not Stewart



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The Seventh Seal
Man plays chess with death.

The Silence
A long boring train ride.

Fanny and Alexander
Just a long boring movie.

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Slacker Teen Comedies

Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Phoebe Cates at poolside? Yow!

Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Righteous dude, friends, skip school

Breakfast Club
Disparate teens sit in detention

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Movies featuring Saturday Night Live characters

Coneheads
Consume mass quantities of popcorn.

It's Pat
Nobody cares is he's she.

The Blues Brothers
On a mission from God.

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Silent films:

Intolerance:
Too long and too confusing.

Safety Last:
Harold Lloyd and a clock.

Mel Brooks' Silent Movie:
Marcel Marceau still says, "Non!"

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Escape from New York: Snake Plissken kidnaps President's plane

Midnight Cowboy: Two losers are working here.

Annie: Orphan sings ultimate "Tomorrow" earworm.

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Miracle on 34th Street
Loony really IS Santa Claus.


Coogan's Bluff
Cowboy chases crooks in Manhattan.


The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3
Bad guys hijack subway car.


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Gangs of New York
Can't we just get along?

When Harry Met Sally
Unlikely romance makes 'em happy OR
I'll have what she's having.

I am Legend
Lonely Army doctor studies baddies.

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Movies set in medieval Europe.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail
An African swallow or European?

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
The Moor tries too hard.

Robin Hood: Men In Tights
Cary Elwes's better British accent.


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Foreign Films:

Carry on Camping (UK):
Hijinks at a British campsite.

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (Canada):
Richard Dreyfus' first big role.

Crocodile Dundee (Australia):
From outback to New York.

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Cinema Paradiso
Projectionist mentors fatherless Sicilian kid.

Rashomon
Everyone tells a different story.

Alexander Nevsky
Russians slaughter Krauts on ice.

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Love Me Tender
His first movie; he dies.

Viva Las Vegas
Loud, garish, with Ann-Margret too.

Jailhouse Rock
He killed a guy accidentally.

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Movies involving big heists

The Great Train Robbery
Sean Connery robs a train.

The Hunt For Red October
Sean Connery steals a sub.

Ocean's Thirteen
Would've been better with Connery.


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Turner And Hooch

Detective partners with slobbery hound.

Old Yeller

Faithful dog gets rabies, dies.

Air Bud

Dog plays first rate basketball.

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The Remains of the Day
Butler serves Nazi sympathizer loyally.

Howard's End
English woman loves old house.

Mr. & Mrs Bridge
Midwestern couple live empty lives.


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MGM Musicals:

West Side Story:
Maria, see two gangs tonight.

The Wizard of Oz:
Lion, Tinman, Dorothy ... oh my!

On the Town:
New York, a wonderful town!

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Tarzan
Where are the black people?

George of the Jungle
Watch out for that tree!

Gorillas in the Mist
Martyred primatologist wasn't lovable person.

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Jungle Movies

George of the Jungle

WATCH OUT FOR THAT.............oooh

Tarzan

The weakest Disney Renaissance film

The Lion King

High point of nineties Disney


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Movies set in cold climbs:

Alive
Mmmm....human flesh for breakfast!


The Thing
Alien changeling....just totally gross!


The Gold Rush
Tramp silently digs for gold.

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Zombie Apocalypse Movies

Dawn of the Dead

Goriest film of the seventies

28 Days Later

Technically not zombies, but whatever

World War Z

Poor editing kills the experience

Next: Spike Lee Movies

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Do the Right Thing
Fight the powers that be.

Malcolm X
An MLK from the streets.

Being John Malkovich
I always confuse both Spikes!

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Rock Operas

Tommy
Tina Turner's the Acid Queen.

Jesus Christ Superstar
King Herod's all baby fat.

Rock of Ages
Even makes Zeta-Jones look bad.


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Bing Crosby movies:

Road to Morocco
Acting next to camel dangerous

White Christmas
Singing saves Vermont ski lodge

Greatest Show on Earth
Bing watches overblown circus spectacle

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Apocalyptic movies:

Deep Impact:
Boring ruminations before asteroid strikes.

Threads:
Manchester blokes get vaporized, wot?

Melancholia:
Depressed bride blase about doomsday.

Next up: movie versions of old TV sitcoms

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Movie versions of old TV sitcoms

Car 54, Where Are You?
and who the hell cares?

Leave It To Beaver
Vacuuming in pearls arouses Ward.

Bewitched
Kidman's magic can't save this.


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Burt Reynolds films

Deliverance
"Squeal like a pig, boy!"

The End
Terminally Ill Dude Attempts Suicide

Boogie Nights
The 70s Porn World Rocked!



Charles Bronson movies

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Charles Bronson movies:

The Great Escape:
Allied POWs really dig freedom!

The Dirty Dozen:
Army losers on suicide mission.

Death Wish:
Charles Bronson takes on muggers.

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James Bond films.

Goldfinger
"...I expect you to die!"

Live and Let Die
"My regards to Baron Samedi."

Casino Royale
Woody Allen and David Niven!?


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Movies set mainly on a train

Murder on the Orient Express
"Spoiler: EVERYBODY helped kill Widmark!"


Silver Streak

"More Pryor please, less Wilder."


The General
"Buster Keaton battles train hijackers."



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Movies Set on Submarines

Das Boot

Robbed of Best Sound Oscars

The Spy Who Loved Me

Roger Moore's greatest bond intro

The Abyss

Cameron's Titanic can suck it.

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Super Mario Brothers

Italian plumbers battle baffling monsters.

Resident Evil

Hot chick battles zombie hordes.

Mortal Kombat

People mostly battle each other.

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Under Siege
Stopping bad guys on battleship.

Olympus Has Fallen
Battling Commies in White House.

Executive Decision
Hijacked plane must be retaken.

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Movies set in cold weather:

Mystery, Alaska:
Local hockey team plays Rangers.

Runaway Train:
Escaped convicts, snowy Alaskan landscape.

It's a Wonderful Life:
Hollywood snow never looks real.

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Movies About Football

The Waterboy

Sandler's last *good* dumb movie

The Longest Yard

Decent remake with decent laughs

Radio

Jerks pick on the disabled

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