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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#51 Post by littlebeast13 » Sat Jun 20, 2020 7:02 am

franktangredi wrote:
Mon Jun 15, 2020 7:41 am
Somebody has already had the most important insight. You just have to apply it and I guarantee you'll spot the Tangredi before you get more than a dozen movies deep.

Then you'll still have fun making the matches.

Emphasis mine, because I think this signifies that there's something out of the ordinary about this game (Not that Tangredi games aren't usually fun.... just that this one isn't a typical formula and involves something more exotic). I don't think this is the standard movie game where the Tangredi almost always involves some form of cast members/director/movie matching up with another cast member/director/movie. There's something very basic we're not seeing here... and I think the idea of directors factoring in (at least in the obvious way) is a red herring. Why would any Cheech and Chong movie work here? And for that matter, Beavis & Butthead are in the game too. Maybe the "action" somehow involves the actions of certain characters? I know too little about movies to be any real help here, but I think this Tangredi is more outside the box than usual...

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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#52 Post by franktangredi » Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:31 am

For the record, the Cheech and Chong movie is Up in Smoke. And once you realize which other movie pairs with that, the Tangredi will become immediately clear.

Immediately.

littlebeast13 wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 7:02 am
franktangredi wrote:
Mon Jun 15, 2020 7:41 am
Somebody has already had the most important insight. You just have to apply it and I guarantee you'll spot the Tangredi before you get more than a dozen movies deep.

Then you'll still have fun making the matches.

Emphasis mine, because I think this signifies that there's something out of the ordinary about this game (Not that Tangredi games aren't usually fun.... just that this one isn't a typical formula and involves something more exotic). I don't think this is the standard movie game where the Tangredi almost always involves some form of cast members/director/movie matching up with another cast member/director/movie. There's something very basic we're not seeing here... and I think the idea of directors factoring in (at least in the obvious way) is a red herring. Why would any Cheech and Chong movie work here? And for that matter, Beavis & Butthead are in the game too. Maybe the "action" somehow involves the actions of certain characters? I know too little about movies to be any real help here, but I think this Tangredi is more outside the box than usual...

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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#53 Post by silverscreenselect » Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:11 pm

The credited director of Up in Smoke was music producer Lou Adler, although Chong apparently did much of the work. So that pretty much shoots my idea down, with the handful of matches I got being what you'd probably find in a puzzle this size. Up in Smoke can't be there for its title, since Frank earlier said that the exact Cheech and Chong movie didn't matter. So we're back to Cheech and/or Chong.

Another interesting comment by Frank was when he said "Of the ones with alternative answers, two contain the right answer. (In one case, either alternative actually works in the solution.)" I confirmed that #12 is A Day at the Races, and I'm guessing that this is the one in which either alternative works because both star the Marx Brothers, which would suggest that the link is to one or all of them.

I did mention that "the other half of the link in an actor in an as-yet unknown film derived from the title." This might be what Frank is referring to. If we manipulate some other title it will produce that the title of a movie that Cheech and/or Chong was in (the same thing with the Marx Brothers).
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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#54 Post by kroxquo » Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:45 am

silverscreenselect wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:11 pm
The credited director of Up in Smoke was music producer Lou Adler, although Chong apparently did much of the work. So that pretty much shoots my idea down, with the handful of matches I got being what you'd probably find in a puzzle this size. Up in Smoke can't be there for its title, since Frank earlier said that the exact Cheech and Chong movie didn't matter. So we're back to Cheech and/or Chong.

Another interesting comment by Frank was when he said "Of the ones with alternative answers, two contain the right answer. (In one case, either alternative actually works in the solution.)" I confirmed that #12 is A Day at the Races, and I'm guessing that this is the one in which either alternative works because both star the Marx Brothers, which would suggest that the link is to one or all of them.

I did mention that "the other half of the link in an actor in an as-yet unknown film derived from the title." This might be what Frank is referring to. If we manipulate some other title it will produce that the title of a movie that Cheech and/or Chong was in (the same thing with the Marx Brothers).
How about this? Drop the H from Crash, rearrange the letters to get Cars, for which Cheech did a voice.
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#55 Post by kroxquo » Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:07 am

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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#56 Post by franktangredi » Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:36 am

The Tangredi works in a much simpler way than anything anyone has suggested - which is usually the case.

I repeat, one of the key elements was correctly identified a while back. I thought that would lead to a logical next step. Take that next step and the answer should jump out at you fairly quickly. Especially in light of the movie that's gotten a lot of focus.

And you will have fun identifying the matches.

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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#57 Post by littlebeast13 » Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:10 am

The last consolidation is dated and still contains some wrong definites.

If Three Little Pigs is correct for #51, I can't help but notice the title "A Mighty Wind" nearby, which would certainly describe the action of the big bad wolf...

I noticed a lot of the movie title could be descriptions of something (So many of them start with "The," but perhaps that's just because so many movie titles start with "The"). But I also wanted to connect the South Park movie with Little Children....

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#58 Post by kroxquo » Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:27 am

Here is a new consolidation

Identify the 100 movies in the clues below. (Every other clue is a quotation.) Then, match them into 60 pairs according to a Tangredi, or principle you must discover for yourself.

20 movies will be used twice, each time in a different capacity.

1. The sight of actor Justus D. Barnes at the end of this short film made an indelible impression on audiences – and on film history.
THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY (1903)

2. “Fraulein, is it to be at every meal, or merely at dinnertime, that you intend on leading us all through this rare and wonderful new world of indigestion?”
THE SOUND OF MUSIC

3. This romantic film was based on a hit Broadway play, but they changed the title – perhaps because they didn’t think the word ‘Cuckoo’ sounded very romantic. (They also made the heroine a lot nicer.)
SUMMERTIME

4. “Please die, my love... die, die now my darling!”
SPARTACUS?

5. Based on a play written more than 300 years earlier, this film was originally dedicated to “the Commandos and Airborne Troops of Great Britain the spirit of whose ancestors it has been humbly attempted to recapture."
HENRY V

6. “You know what kind of plan never fails? No plan. No plan at all. You know why? Because life cannot be planned. Look around you. Did you think these people made a plan to sleep in the sports hall with you? But here we are now, sleeping together on the floor. So, there's no need for a plan. You can't go wrong with no plans. We don't need to make a plan for anything. It doesn't matter what will happen next. Even if the country gets destroyed or sold out, nobody cares. Got it?”
PARASITE

7. This wartime propaganda movie began filming on March 23, 1942 – exactly three months after the real-life battle it depicted.
WAKE ISLAND

8. “Alone: bad. Friend: good!”
TARZAN THE APE MAN? FRANKENSTEIN?

9. Nominated for a record twelve Razzies, this movie proceeded to win in every category.
BATTLEFIELD EARTH?

10. “You're probably wondering where you are. I'll tell you where you might be. You might be in the room that you die in. Up until now, you've simply sat in the shadows watching others live out their lives. But what do voyeurs see when they look into the mirror? Now I see you as a strange mix of someone angry, yet apathetic. But mostly just pathetic. So are you going to watch yourself die here today, Adam, or do something about it?”
SAW?

11. The titular star of this, his last film, had spent seven years as a regular on Petticoat Junction; in the sequels, his role was taken over by his daughter.
BENJI

12. “I want to be near you. I want you to hold me. Oh! Hold me closer! Closer! Closer!”
“If I hold you any closer, I'll be in back of you!”
A DAY AT THE RACES? A NIGHT AT THE OPERA?

13. The hit song from this movie brought a popular American singing group their first #1 hit in 22 years – and their last ever.
COCKTAIL

14. “Dog pile on the rabbit! Dog pile on the rabbit! Dog pile on the rabbit!”
A HARE GROWS IN MANHATTAN

15. CLINT OUT WEST, PART ONE: This 1968 Western brought Clint Eastwood his first leading role in a Hollywood film.
HANG EM HIGH

16. “For you, it's a crusade. For me, it's a job.”
“You're Jewish. They hate you. Doesn't that piss you off? Why are you acting like you don't got skin in the game?”
BLACK KKKLANSMAN

17. The most uncomfortable moments in this movie included a scene in which a wife catches her husband masturbating with a pair of her panties on his head while watching online pornography, and a scene in which a child molester castrates himself with a kitchen knife. And how is your day going?
LITTLE CHILDREN

18. “As you see her, two years later, I wonder if you realize something. I wonder if you understand that all of us - Dolores, me, the children who survived, the children who didn't - that we're all citizens of a different town now. A place with its own special rules and its own special laws.”
SWEET HEREAFTER

19. An actor best known for playing Barbara Stanwyck’s son on television had his one major movie lead in this film set in a mental hospital.
SHOCK CORRIDOR

20. “So what would Brian Boitano do if he were here today?/I'm sure he'd kick an ass or two/That's what Brian Boitano'd do!”
SOUTH PARK BIGGER LONGER UNCUT

21. The subject of this Oscar-nominated 2018 documentary celebrated her 87th birthday last month.
RBG

22. “You're soft. You should have let 'em kill me, 'cause I'm gonna kill you. I'll catch up with ya. I don't know when, but I'll catch up. Every time you turn around, expect to see me, 'cause one time you'll turn around and I'll be there. I'm gonna kill ya, Matt.”
RED RIVER

23. Two years before this Danish movie won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, an adaptation of a work by the same author won the Oscar for Best Picture.
BABETTE'S FEAST

24. “I know that by coming here, I saved the lives of these 22 people, but that isn't why I'm here. I don't care anything about saving them. They're murderers. I know the law says they're not because I'm still alive, but that's not their fault.”
FURY

25. After an incident on the set of this film, the Martin Guitar Museum announced that it would no longer be loaning out any of its collection.
HATEFUL EIGHT

26. “BIG NO NO! BIG NO NO! Sex equals death, okay?”
SCREAM

27. This film – whose title translates as Song of the Little Road – did for it’s country’s cinema what Rashomon did for Japan’s.
PATHER PANCHALI

28. “We should have stuck with the old ways. Raising cattle for our feed. Where's the life in that?”
“Humans are our cattle.”
“Humans are our prey. We should feed on them, like we've always done. Screw all this ‘channel your energies’ crap.”
THE HOWLING

29. In this 2015 musical biopic, the top-billed actor played his own father.
TRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

30. “What happened today was just the beginning. We're gonna lose this war.”
“Come on. You really think so? Us?”
“We been kicking other people’s asses for so long, I figured it's time we got ours kicked.”
PLATOON?

31. The actor who played the lead in the hit TV series on which this film was based made a cameo appearance as the character he played on his other hit TV series.
THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES

32. “I have to warn you, I've heard relationships based on intense experiences never work.”
“OK. We'll have to base it on sex then.”
“Whatever you say, ma'am.
SPEED

33. This movie is a fictionalized account of the 1898 hunt for the Tsavo Man-Eaters.
THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS

34. “She borrows the will of the ball.”
AWAKENINGS

35. The director of this graphically violent 1980 film was charged with murder based on rumors that several people were killed during filming. (They weren’t.)
THE WARRIORS

36. “The KGB is here. I recognize two agents.”
“The ones dressed as Texans?”
“No. The ones dressed as Arabs. The ones dressed as Texans are Arab agents. I also recognize two guys from Turkish intelligence.”
“Which ones? The ones in the Hawaiian shirts?”
“No, the Bermuda shorts. The ones in the Hawaiian shirts are tourists.”
ISHTAR

37. Let us now return to the Documentary and Experimental Film class I took back in 1975 … and to this 1946 classic in which a woman falls asleep in a chair and dreams of chasing a mysterious hooded figure with a mirror for a face.

38. “Dancers have such ugly feet. Ugh. If I was a man, I could have all the feet ... I mean, children … I wanted to, and still danced.”
TURNING POINT?

39. You can watch this 1959 movie on TV, but you won’t get the full effect unless you have Emergo in your living room.
THE TINGLER

40. “A long time ago, in the underground realm, where there are no lies or pain, there lived a Princess who dreamed of the human world. She dreamed of blue skies, soft breeze, and sunshine. One day, eluding her keepers, the Princess escaped. Once outside, the brightness blinded her and erased every trace of the past from her memory. She forgot who she was and where she came from. Her body suffered cold, sickness, and pain. Eventually, she died. However, her father, the King, always knew that the Princess' soul would return, perhaps in another body, in another place, at another time. And he would wait for her, until he drew his last breath, until the world stopped turning.”
LABYRINTH? LEGEND?

41. This movie’s leading man Gavin Gordon (who?) was so anxious to work with Garbo that he showed up at the first day’s shooting with a broken collarbone. (She assured him they would hold up the film until he was healed.)
ROMANCE

42. “I give you eleven f**king years of my life and you're telling me you're leaving me for a white woman?”
“Would it help if she was black?”
“No. It would help if you were black.”
WAITING TO EXHALE

43. This movie completes the following list: Camelot, Gigi, The Little Prince, My Fair Lady, Paint Your Wagon.
BRIGADOON

44. “Nobody thinks in terms of human beings. Governments don't. Why should we? They talk about the people and the proletariat, I talk about the suckers and the mugs - it's the same thing. They have their five-year plans, so have I.”
“You used to believe in God.”
“Oh, I still do believe in God, old man. I believe in God and Mercy and all that. But the dead are happier dead. They don't miss much here, poor devils.”
THE THIRD MAN

45. A year after a music superstar made a highly successful film debut, he went downhill fast with this turkey that won a Worst Picture Razzie – tied with Howard the Duck, no less.
UNDER THE CHERRY MOON

46. “I came to a realization that I was - and am - a blonde, female folk singer trapped in the body of a bald, male folk singer and I had to let me out or I would die.”
A MIGHTY WIND

47. An actor who passed away last month at the age of 92 received his only Oscar nomination for this 1961 British drama.
THE MARK

48. “Did they look like psychos? Is that what they looked like? They were vampires. Psychos do not explode when sunlight hits them, I don't give a f**k how crazy they are!”
FROM DUSK TILL DAWN

49. This adaptation of a classic 1850 novel starred a silent screen icon who usually appeared in far more virginal roles.
THE SCARLET LETTER?

50. “What is it about Italy that makes lady novelists reach such summits of absurdity?”
A ROOM WITH A VIEW

51. Arguably the most famous of all the Silly Symphonies, it spawned a hit song and three sequels.
THE THREE LITTLE PIGS

52. “I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up, because I realized that what was living behind that boy's eyes was purely and simply ... evil.”
HALLOWEEN

53. This Ivorian film was a surprise Oscar winner over Seven Beauties and Cousin Cousine.
BLACK AND WHITE IN COLOR

54. “Slavery is the only insult to the natural law, you fatuous nincompoop.”
LINCOLN?

55. Collectively, the cast of this Shakespearean adaptation won nine Oscars for acting and one for directing – though none for this film.
HAMLET

56. “I know I gave him four threes. He had to make a switch. We can't let him get away with that.”
“What was I supposed to do - call him for cheating better than me, in front of the others?”
THE STING

57. This Oscar winner for Best Production led to a steamy affair between its leading lady (whose career was about to go into decline) and one of its supporting players (whose career was about to take off.)
WINGS?

58. “Gangway! Gangway for de Lawd God Jehovah!”
GREEN PASTURES

59. This is often considered the first “true” Hitchcock film.
THE LODGER?

60. “No one's ever been mad enough to attempt the Rach Three.”
“Am I mad enough, professor? Am I?”
SHINE

61. In order to get this film made, Christopher Reeve had to agree to do a fourth Superman film.
STREET SMART

62. “You wanna get high, man?”
“Does Howdy Doody got wooden balls, man?”
UP IN SMOKE

63. The Polish subject of this biopic was originally supposed to be played by an American actress, and then a Swedish actress, but was finally played by a British actress.
MADAME CURIE

64. “Now that's a real shame when folks be throwin' away a perfectly good white boy like that.”
BETTER OFF DEAD

65. For unknown reasons, the makers of this movie – and the play on which it was NOT based – changed the name of its real life title character from Joseph to John.
THE ELEPHANT MAN

66. “Andrew, do you remember once telling me that a all good research man needed was a notebook, a microscope and a room with a roof over it?”
THE CITADEL

67. More than a quarter of a century after this movie was made, the same director made another version of the same play, but this time with the original plot and the original title.

68. “Bikinis and big booties - that's what it's all about.”
SPRING BREAKERS

69. CLINT OUT WEST, PART TWO: This was Clint Eastwood’s only western of the 1980s – and the highest grossing Western of that decade.
PALE RIDER

70. “Twelve people go off into a room: twelve different minds, twelve different hearts, from twelve different walks of life; twelve sets of eyes, ears, shapes, and sizes. And these twelve people are asked to judge another human being as different from them as they are from each other. And in their judgment, they must become of one mind - unanimous. It's one of the miracles of Man's disorganized soul that they can do it, and in most instances, do it right well. God bless juries.”
ANATOMY OF A MURDER? INHERIT THE WIND?

71. In order to direct himself in this 1960 comedy, its star created and patented the video-assist technique.
THE BELLBOY

72. “I'm so sorry I almost shot you. I probably wouldn't have.”
“Hey. Hey, no, shh, no. I totally get it. I'm sorry I let you get attacked by a werewolf and then ended the world.”
THE CABIN IN THE WOODS

73. This cop buddy movie spawned a hit single for Michael McDonald.
RUNNING SCARED

74. “This is between us. Leave them out of it.”
“No. You should have left them out of it. Your son was an accident. I wanted to kill you. But, you took it too personally. Why couldn't you just kill yourself or let it go?”
“No father could.”
“No brother could, either.”
FACE/OFF

75. Let us return yet again to the Documentary and Experimental Film class I took back in 1975 … and to this 1963 classic which featured bikers, Jesus, Nazi fetishism, and a use of a Bobby Vinton song in a context he never intended.
SCORPIO RISING

76. “Money won is twice as sweet as money earned.”
THE COLOR OF MONEY

77. Roger Ebert described this 2005 Hong Kong actioner – the tenth highest-grossing foreign language film in the U.S. – as "Jackie Chan and Buster Keaton meet Quentin Tarantino and Bugs Bunny."
KUNG FU HUSTLE

78. “Remember Operation Desert Storm? Those surgical hits made by our smart bombs that were covered so well on CNN? It was my men on the ground that made those hits possible by lazing the targets. Twenty of those men were left to rot outside Baghdad after the conflict ended. No benefits were paid to their families. No medals conferred. These men died for their country and they weren't even given a goddamn military burial. This situation is unacceptable. You will transfer one hundred million dollars from Grand Cayman Red Sea trading company to an account I designate. From these funds, one million dollars will be paid to each of the eighty-three marines' families. The rest of the funds, I will disperse at my discretion. Do I make myself clear?”
THE ROCK

79. It was the last film to receive an Oscar in the category Best Motion Picture Story – an award that went to a screenwriter who didn’t exist
THE BRAVE ONE

80. ”Grandma says hi.”
THE SIXTH SENSE

81. Speaking of pop stars who came a-cropper in their second films– as we were back in Question #45 – this turkey was a considerable comedown for a star who had received an Oscar nomination only three years earlier.
THE ROSE

82. ” I made you a champion, knowing you'd hate me for it. That's the sacrifice a mother makes! I wish I'd had a mother like me instead of nice. Nice gets you sh*t! I didn't like my mother either, so what? I f**king gave you a gift!”
“You cursed me!”
I, TONYA

83. Not only were this fantasy and its remake both nominated for the Oscar for Best Picture, but the roles that earned Oscar nominations for the actors in the first film also did the same for the actors playing the equivalent roles in the remake. Got that?
HERE COMES MR. JORDAN

84. “You see, I wanted to be a detective too. It only took brains, courage, and a gun ... and I had the gun.”
MY FAVORITE BRUNETTE

85. An actor who passed away last month at the age of 90 received his first Oscar nomination for this 1988 Danish film.
PELLE THE CONQUEROR

86. “I told you I wasn't gonna let you touch the remote anymore. Now, give me that, buttknocker.”
“No way. And stop calling me buttknocker!”
“Give it here before I kick your buttknockering ass!”
BEAVIS & BUTTHEAD DO AMERICA

87. This movie was partly inspired by the text of the Popol Vuh.
FATA MORGANA

88. “You see any white people in there waiting an hour and thirty two minutes for a plate of spaghetti? Huh? And how many cups of coffee did we get?”
“You don't drink coffee and I didn't want any.”
“That woman poured cup after cup to every single white person around us. Did she even ask you if you wanted any?”
“We didn't get any coffee that you didn't want and I didn't order, and this is evidence of racial discrimination?”
CRASH

89. The title character of this 1956 film was an 85 feet long and made of rubberized steel.
MOBY DICK

90. “You're a very nosy fellow, kitty cat. Huh? You know what happens to nosy fellows? Huh? No? Wanna guess?”
CHINATOWN

91. Originally produced for television, this film was inspired by a production its director saw at the Stockholm Royal Opera when he was a boy.
THE MAGIC FLUTE

92. “And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.”
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

93. Peter O’Toole said he modeled his character in this film on David Lean.
THE STUNT MAN

94. “Yeah, man. Yeah. Say, we did it, man. We did it! We did it. We're rich, man! We're retirin' in Florida now, mister.”
“You know Billy, we blew it.”
EASY RIDER

95. Thanks to a coin toss, Cecil B. DeMille made this film instead of one about the building of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe.
UNION PACIFIC?

96. “Waiter, will you serve the nuts? I mean, will you serve the guests the nuts?”
THE THIN MAN

97. You can watch this 1981 movie on TV, but you won’t get the full effect unless you have Odorama in your living room.
POLYESTER

98. “The Americans are fools. I offered my services; they refused. So did the East. Now they can both pay for their mistake.”
“World domination. The same old dream. Our asylums are full of people who think they're Napoleon. Or God.”
DR. NO

99. CLINT OUT WEST, PART THREE: This Clint Eastwood western spurred a successful lawsuit by Akira Kurosawa’s production company.
A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS

100. “You tell me what you know, and I'll confirm. I'll keep you in the right direction if I can, but that's all. Just follow the money.”
ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN
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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#59 Post by franktangredi » Sun Jun 21, 2020 12:33 pm

Let me help by being specific.

The definites that are wrong are 35, 39, and 81. 81 would also be wrong if it were the other way around.

#87 is not the movie I had in mind, but it arguably works just as well.

Of the ones with question marks, all are correct except #9. Bad as it was, it didn't sweep.

Of the ones with alternate answers, #8 does not include the right answer, but it includes an answer that's related and works just as well.
#40 does not include the correct answer, but I think perhaps someone mixed up two movies.

kroxquo wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:27 am
Here is a new consolidation

Identify the 100 movies in the clues below. (Every other clue is a quotation.) Then, match them into 60 pairs according to a Tangredi, or principle you must discover for yourself.

20 movies will be used twice, each time in a different capacity.

1. The sight of actor Justus D. Barnes at the end of this short film made an indelible impression on audiences – and on film history.
THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY (1903)

2. “Fraulein, is it to be at every meal, or merely at dinnertime, that you intend on leading us all through this rare and wonderful new world of indigestion?”
THE SOUND OF MUSIC

3. This romantic film was based on a hit Broadway play, but they changed the title – perhaps because they didn’t think the word ‘Cuckoo’ sounded very romantic. (They also made the heroine a lot nicer.)
SUMMERTIME

4. “Please die, my love... die, die now my darling!”
SPARTACUS?

5. Based on a play written more than 300 years earlier, this film was originally dedicated to “the Commandos and Airborne Troops of Great Britain the spirit of whose ancestors it has been humbly attempted to recapture."
HENRY V

6. “You know what kind of plan never fails? No plan. No plan at all. You know why? Because life cannot be planned. Look around you. Did you think these people made a plan to sleep in the sports hall with you? But here we are now, sleeping together on the floor. So, there's no need for a plan. You can't go wrong with no plans. We don't need to make a plan for anything. It doesn't matter what will happen next. Even if the country gets destroyed or sold out, nobody cares. Got it?”
PARASITE

7. This wartime propaganda movie began filming on March 23, 1942 – exactly three months after the real-life battle it depicted.
WAKE ISLAND

8. “Alone: bad. Friend: good!”
TARZAN THE APE MAN? FRANKENSTEIN?

9. Nominated for a record twelve Razzies, this movie proceeded to win in every category.
BATTLEFIELD EARTH?

10. “You're probably wondering where you are. I'll tell you where you might be. You might be in the room that you die in. Up until now, you've simply sat in the shadows watching others live out their lives. But what do voyeurs see when they look into the mirror? Now I see you as a strange mix of someone angry, yet apathetic. But mostly just pathetic. So are you going to watch yourself die here today, Adam, or do something about it?”
SAW?

11. The titular star of this, his last film, had spent seven years as a regular on Petticoat Junction; in the sequels, his role was taken over by his daughter.
BENJI

12. “I want to be near you. I want you to hold me. Oh! Hold me closer! Closer! Closer!”
“If I hold you any closer, I'll be in back of you!”
A DAY AT THE RACES? A NIGHT AT THE OPERA?

13. The hit song from this movie brought a popular American singing group their first #1 hit in 22 years – and their last ever.
COCKTAIL

14. “Dog pile on the rabbit! Dog pile on the rabbit! Dog pile on the rabbit!”
A HARE GROWS IN MANHATTAN

15. CLINT OUT WEST, PART ONE: This 1968 Western brought Clint Eastwood his first leading role in a Hollywood film.
HANG EM HIGH

16. “For you, it's a crusade. For me, it's a job.”
“You're Jewish. They hate you. Doesn't that piss you off? Why are you acting like you don't got skin in the game?”
BLACK KKKLANSMAN

17. The most uncomfortable moments in this movie included a scene in which a wife catches her husband masturbating with a pair of her panties on his head while watching online pornography, and a scene in which a child molester castrates himself with a kitchen knife. And how is your day going?
LITTLE CHILDREN

18. “As you see her, two years later, I wonder if you realize something. I wonder if you understand that all of us - Dolores, me, the children who survived, the children who didn't - that we're all citizens of a different town now. A place with its own special rules and its own special laws.”
SWEET HEREAFTER

19. An actor best known for playing Barbara Stanwyck’s son on television had his one major movie lead in this film set in a mental hospital.
SHOCK CORRIDOR

20. “So what would Brian Boitano do if he were here today?/I'm sure he'd kick an ass or two/That's what Brian Boitano'd do!”
SOUTH PARK BIGGER LONGER UNCUT

21. The subject of this Oscar-nominated 2018 documentary celebrated her 87th birthday last month.
RBG

22. “You're soft. You should have let 'em kill me, 'cause I'm gonna kill you. I'll catch up with ya. I don't know when, but I'll catch up. Every time you turn around, expect to see me, 'cause one time you'll turn around and I'll be there. I'm gonna kill ya, Matt.”
RED RIVER

23. Two years before this Danish movie won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, an adaptation of a work by the same author won the Oscar for Best Picture.
BABETTE'S FEAST

24. “I know that by coming here, I saved the lives of these 22 people, but that isn't why I'm here. I don't care anything about saving them. They're murderers. I know the law says they're not because I'm still alive, but that's not their fault.”
FURY

25. After an incident on the set of this film, the Martin Guitar Museum announced that it would no longer be loaning out any of its collection.
HATEFUL EIGHT

26. “BIG NO NO! BIG NO NO! Sex equals death, okay?”
SCREAM

27. This film – whose title translates as Song of the Little Road – did for it’s country’s cinema what Rashomon did for Japan’s.
PATHER PANCHALI

28. “We should have stuck with the old ways. Raising cattle for our feed. Where's the life in that?”
“Humans are our cattle.”
“Humans are our prey. We should feed on them, like we've always done. Screw all this ‘channel your energies’ crap.”
THE HOWLING

29. In this 2015 musical biopic, the top-billed actor played his own father.
TRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

30. “What happened today was just the beginning. We're gonna lose this war.”
“Come on. You really think so? Us?”
“We been kicking other people’s asses for so long, I figured it's time we got ours kicked.”
PLATOON?

31. The actor who played the lead in the hit TV series on which this film was based made a cameo appearance as the character he played on his other hit TV series.
THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES

32. “I have to warn you, I've heard relationships based on intense experiences never work.”
“OK. We'll have to base it on sex then.”
“Whatever you say, ma'am.
SPEED

33. This movie is a fictionalized account of the 1898 hunt for the Tsavo Man-Eaters.
THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS

34. “She borrows the will of the ball.”
AWAKENINGS

35. The director of this graphically violent 1980 film was charged with murder based on rumors that several people were killed during filming. (They weren’t.)
THE WARRIORS

36. “The KGB is here. I recognize two agents.”
“The ones dressed as Texans?”
“No. The ones dressed as Arabs. The ones dressed as Texans are Arab agents. I also recognize two guys from Turkish intelligence.”
“Which ones? The ones in the Hawaiian shirts?”
“No, the Bermuda shorts. The ones in the Hawaiian shirts are tourists.”
ISHTAR

37. Let us now return to the Documentary and Experimental Film class I took back in 1975 … and to this 1946 classic in which a woman falls asleep in a chair and dreams of chasing a mysterious hooded figure with a mirror for a face.

38. “Dancers have such ugly feet. Ugh. If I was a man, I could have all the feet ... I mean, children … I wanted to, and still danced.”
TURNING POINT?

39. You can watch this 1959 movie on TV, but you won’t get the full effect unless you have Emergo in your living room.
THE TINGLER

40. “A long time ago, in the underground realm, where there are no lies or pain, there lived a Princess who dreamed of the human world. She dreamed of blue skies, soft breeze, and sunshine. One day, eluding her keepers, the Princess escaped. Once outside, the brightness blinded her and erased every trace of the past from her memory. She forgot who she was and where she came from. Her body suffered cold, sickness, and pain. Eventually, she died. However, her father, the King, always knew that the Princess' soul would return, perhaps in another body, in another place, at another time. And he would wait for her, until he drew his last breath, until the world stopped turning.”
LABYRINTH? LEGEND?

41. This movie’s leading man Gavin Gordon (who?) was so anxious to work with Garbo that he showed up at the first day’s shooting with a broken collarbone. (She assured him they would hold up the film until he was healed.)
ROMANCE

42. “I give you eleven f**king years of my life and you're telling me you're leaving me for a white woman?”
“Would it help if she was black?”
“No. It would help if you were black.”
WAITING TO EXHALE

43. This movie completes the following list: Camelot, Gigi, The Little Prince, My Fair Lady, Paint Your Wagon.
BRIGADOON

44. “Nobody thinks in terms of human beings. Governments don't. Why should we? They talk about the people and the proletariat, I talk about the suckers and the mugs - it's the same thing. They have their five-year plans, so have I.”
“You used to believe in God.”
“Oh, I still do believe in God, old man. I believe in God and Mercy and all that. But the dead are happier dead. They don't miss much here, poor devils.”
THE THIRD MAN

45. A year after a music superstar made a highly successful film debut, he went downhill fast with this turkey that won a Worst Picture Razzie – tied with Howard the Duck, no less.
UNDER THE CHERRY MOON

46. “I came to a realization that I was - and am - a blonde, female folk singer trapped in the body of a bald, male folk singer and I had to let me out or I would die.”
A MIGHTY WIND

47. An actor who passed away last month at the age of 92 received his only Oscar nomination for this 1961 British drama.
THE MARK

48. “Did they look like psychos? Is that what they looked like? They were vampires. Psychos do not explode when sunlight hits them, I don't give a f**k how crazy they are!”
FROM DUSK TILL DAWN

49. This adaptation of a classic 1850 novel starred a silent screen icon who usually appeared in far more virginal roles.
THE SCARLET LETTER?

50. “What is it about Italy that makes lady novelists reach such summits of absurdity?”
A ROOM WITH A VIEW

51. Arguably the most famous of all the Silly Symphonies, it spawned a hit song and three sequels.
THE THREE LITTLE PIGS

52. “I spent eight years trying to reach him, and then another seven trying to keep him locked up, because I realized that what was living behind that boy's eyes was purely and simply ... evil.”
HALLOWEEN

53. This Ivorian film was a surprise Oscar winner over Seven Beauties and Cousin Cousine.
BLACK AND WHITE IN COLOR

54. “Slavery is the only insult to the natural law, you fatuous nincompoop.”
LINCOLN?

55. Collectively, the cast of this Shakespearean adaptation won nine Oscars for acting and one for directing – though none for this film.
HAMLET

56. “I know I gave him four threes. He had to make a switch. We can't let him get away with that.”
“What was I supposed to do - call him for cheating better than me, in front of the others?”
THE STING

57. This Oscar winner for Best Production led to a steamy affair between its leading lady (whose career was about to go into decline) and one of its supporting players (whose career was about to take off.)
WINGS?

58. “Gangway! Gangway for de Lawd God Jehovah!”
GREEN PASTURES

59. This is often considered the first “true” Hitchcock film.
THE LODGER?

60. “No one's ever been mad enough to attempt the Rach Three.”
“Am I mad enough, professor? Am I?”
SHINE

61. In order to get this film made, Christopher Reeve had to agree to do a fourth Superman film.
STREET SMART

62. “You wanna get high, man?”
“Does Howdy Doody got wooden balls, man?”
UP IN SMOKE

63. The Polish subject of this biopic was originally supposed to be played by an American actress, and then a Swedish actress, but was finally played by a British actress.
MADAME CURIE

64. “Now that's a real shame when folks be throwin' away a perfectly good white boy like that.”
BETTER OFF DEAD

65. For unknown reasons, the makers of this movie – and the play on which it was NOT based – changed the name of its real life title character from Joseph to John.
THE ELEPHANT MAN

66. “Andrew, do you remember once telling me that a all good research man needed was a notebook, a microscope and a room with a roof over it?”
THE CITADEL

67. More than a quarter of a century after this movie was made, the same director made another version of the same play, but this time with the original plot and the original title.

68. “Bikinis and big booties - that's what it's all about.”
SPRING BREAKERS

69. CLINT OUT WEST, PART TWO: This was Clint Eastwood’s only western of the 1980s – and the highest grossing Western of that decade.
PALE RIDER

70. “Twelve people go off into a room: twelve different minds, twelve different hearts, from twelve different walks of life; twelve sets of eyes, ears, shapes, and sizes. And these twelve people are asked to judge another human being as different from them as they are from each other. And in their judgment, they must become of one mind - unanimous. It's one of the miracles of Man's disorganized soul that they can do it, and in most instances, do it right well. God bless juries.”
ANATOMY OF A MURDER? INHERIT THE WIND?

71. In order to direct himself in this 1960 comedy, its star created and patented the video-assist technique.
THE BELLBOY

72. “I'm so sorry I almost shot you. I probably wouldn't have.”
“Hey. Hey, no, shh, no. I totally get it. I'm sorry I let you get attacked by a werewolf and then ended the world.”
THE CABIN IN THE WOODS

73. This cop buddy movie spawned a hit single for Michael McDonald.
RUNNING SCARED

74. “This is between us. Leave them out of it.”
“No. You should have left them out of it. Your son was an accident. I wanted to kill you. But, you took it too personally. Why couldn't you just kill yourself or let it go?”
“No father could.”
“No brother could, either.”
FACE/OFF

75. Let us return yet again to the Documentary and Experimental Film class I took back in 1975 … and to this 1963 classic which featured bikers, Jesus, Nazi fetishism, and a use of a Bobby Vinton song in a context he never intended.
SCORPIO RISING

76. “Money won is twice as sweet as money earned.”
THE COLOR OF MONEY

77. Roger Ebert described this 2005 Hong Kong actioner – the tenth highest-grossing foreign language film in the U.S. – as "Jackie Chan and Buster Keaton meet Quentin Tarantino and Bugs Bunny."
KUNG FU HUSTLE

78. “Remember Operation Desert Storm? Those surgical hits made by our smart bombs that were covered so well on CNN? It was my men on the ground that made those hits possible by lazing the targets. Twenty of those men were left to rot outside Baghdad after the conflict ended. No benefits were paid to their families. No medals conferred. These men died for their country and they weren't even given a goddamn military burial. This situation is unacceptable. You will transfer one hundred million dollars from Grand Cayman Red Sea trading company to an account I designate. From these funds, one million dollars will be paid to each of the eighty-three marines' families. The rest of the funds, I will disperse at my discretion. Do I make myself clear?”
THE ROCK

79. It was the last film to receive an Oscar in the category Best Motion Picture Story – an award that went to a screenwriter who didn’t exist
THE BRAVE ONE

80. ”Grandma says hi.”
THE SIXTH SENSE

81. Speaking of pop stars who came a-cropper in their second films– as we were back in Question #45 – this turkey was a considerable comedown for a star who had received an Oscar nomination only three years earlier.
THE ROSE

82. ” I made you a champion, knowing you'd hate me for it. That's the sacrifice a mother makes! I wish I'd had a mother like me instead of nice. Nice gets you sh*t! I didn't like my mother either, so what? I f**king gave you a gift!”
“You cursed me!”
I, TONYA

83. Not only were this fantasy and its remake both nominated for the Oscar for Best Picture, but the roles that earned Oscar nominations for the actors in the first film also did the same for the actors playing the equivalent roles in the remake. Got that?
HERE COMES MR. JORDAN

84. “You see, I wanted to be a detective too. It only took brains, courage, and a gun ... and I had the gun.”
MY FAVORITE BRUNETTE

85. An actor who passed away last month at the age of 90 received his first Oscar nomination for this 1988 Danish film.
PELLE THE CONQUEROR

86. “I told you I wasn't gonna let you touch the remote anymore. Now, give me that, buttknocker.”
“No way. And stop calling me buttknocker!”
“Give it here before I kick your buttknockering ass!”
BEAVIS & BUTTHEAD DO AMERICA

87. This movie was partly inspired by the text of the Popol Vuh.
FATA MORGANA

88. “You see any white people in there waiting an hour and thirty two minutes for a plate of spaghetti? Huh? And how many cups of coffee did we get?”
“You don't drink coffee and I didn't want any.”
“That woman poured cup after cup to every single white person around us. Did she even ask you if you wanted any?”
“We didn't get any coffee that you didn't want and I didn't order, and this is evidence of racial discrimination?”
CRASH

89. The title character of this 1956 film was an 85 feet long and made of rubberized steel.
MOBY DICK

90. “You're a very nosy fellow, kitty cat. Huh? You know what happens to nosy fellows? Huh? No? Wanna guess?”
CHINATOWN

91. Originally produced for television, this film was inspired by a production its director saw at the Stockholm Royal Opera when he was a boy.
THE MAGIC FLUTE

92. “And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.”
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

93. Peter O’Toole said he modeled his character in this film on David Lean.
THE STUNT MAN

94. “Yeah, man. Yeah. Say, we did it, man. We did it! We did it. We're rich, man! We're retirin' in Florida now, mister.”
“You know Billy, we blew it.”
EASY RIDER

95. Thanks to a coin toss, Cecil B. DeMille made this film instead of one about the building of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe.
UNION PACIFIC?

96. “Waiter, will you serve the nuts? I mean, will you serve the guests the nuts?”
THE THIN MAN

97. You can watch this 1981 movie on TV, but you won’t get the full effect unless you have Odorama in your living room.
POLYESTER

98. “The Americans are fools. I offered my services; they refused. So did the East. Now they can both pay for their mistake.”
“World domination. The same old dream. Our asylums are full of people who think they're Napoleon. Or God.”
DR. NO

99. CLINT OUT WEST, PART THREE: This Clint Eastwood western spurred a successful lawsuit by Akira Kurosawa’s production company.
A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS

100. “You tell me what you know, and I'll confirm. I'll keep you in the right direction if I can, but that's all. Just follow the money.”
ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN
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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#60 Post by kroxquo » Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:05 pm

franktangredi wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 12:33 pm
Let me help by being specific.

The definites that are wrong are 35, 39, and 81. 81 would also be wrong if it were the other way around.

#87 is not the movie I had in mind, but it arguably works just as well.

Of the ones with question marks, all are correct except #9. Bad as it was, it didn't sweep.

Of the ones with alternate answers, #8 does not include the right answer, but it includes an answer that's related and works just as well.
#40 does not include the correct answer, but I think perhaps someone mixed up two movies.
Could #40 maybe Pan's Labyrinth?
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#61 Post by silverscreenselect » Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:57 pm

kroxquo wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:05 pm
franktangredi wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 12:33 pm
Let me help by being specific.

The definites that are wrong are 35, 39, and 81. 81 would also be wrong if it were the other way around.

#87 is not the movie I had in mind, but it arguably works just as well.

Of the ones with question marks, all are correct except #9. Bad as it was, it didn't sweep.

Of the ones with alternate answers, #8 does not include the right answer, but it includes an answer that's related and works just as well.
#40 does not include the correct answer, but I think perhaps someone mixed up two movies.
Could #40 maybe Pan's Labyrinth?
35. is CRUISING. I thought that was right initially but I didn't say anything because I figured I was wrong once someone posted The Warriors.

81. is JINXED. I mentioned this earlier but it didn't get picked up.

EDIT: I just double checked and Bette Midler had made a movie before The Rose (called The Thorn, believe it or not). The answer is MAHOGONY, which followed Lady SIngs the Blues by three years.

12. is A DAY AT THE RACES. I also mentioned this earlier but it didn't get picked up.

8. is BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, which would indicate that the link is either to the word Frankenstein or to actors Boris Karloff or Colin Clive or to director James Whale.
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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#62 Post by silverscreenselect » Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:15 pm

kroxquo wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:27 am

39. You can watch this 1959 movie on TV, but you won’t get the full effect unless you have Emergo in your living room.
THE TINGLER
Right director, right year; wrong gimmick; wrong film.

Emergo is the gimmick in HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL where a skeleton would fly around on a wire over the theater. Percepto was the gimmick in The Tingler where people would get a shock at key moments of the film due to an electric current in their seat (I assume safety standards in 1959 were far more lax than today). I don't know how I could have mixed those two up.

And for what it's worth, House on Haunted Hill was remade in a version starring Geoffrey Rush in the original Vincent Price role.
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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#63 Post by mrkelley23 » Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:41 pm

Sorry, guys, I'm not as good at this as some who don't frequent here any more. I have been looking at this, but I haven't come up with anything remotely close yet. But I'll talk out what I've observed and see if it leads anywhere.

I was going along with the idea of action words in movie titles for a while, but when Frank talked about the exclamation point, I started thinking in other directions. I like the suggestions about directors. I also thought of superheroes, since Superman famously got his start in Action comics. I tried so hard to make Black Panther out of Black KKKlansman and Pather Panchali!

I've also toyed with anagrams (many of the directors of these films have nice short one syllable names -- Woo, Ray, Lee, etc.) as krox did recently. There also seem to be a lot of films directed by the star of the film -- Branagh, etc. I also tried to find directors' names that matched up with the title of another movie -- for instance, Scorpio Rising's Kenneth Anger (by the way, his other work of film school note is called Hollywood Babylon, just in case that has something to do with the Tangredi) might match up with Fury. But that doesn't seem to lead anywhere, either. SSS's most recent posts got me wondering if there was some link between directors and remakes, but some of the remakes I was thinking of are directly mentioned in the clues, and Frank doesn't usually like to do that. I'm not good enough with movies to know if lb's thought about first lines might apply here.

As to Frank's clues, I've noticed his use of the word focus (in addition to Action!) both suggesting something about directing. The repetition of "immediately," "step," and "have fun" seem to be purposeful.

My most promising guess is about the director of one movie matching up with words from the title of another:

HARMONY Korine directed 68. Spring Breakers, pairs with 2. The Sound of Music
Sam WOOD directed 12. A Day at the Races (and A Night at the Opera), pairs with 81. Mahogany
John CARPENTER directed 52. Halloween, pairs with 10. Saw.

That's three, which is usually enough for me to go with it, but I see too many holes in this one.

Does that help anyone?
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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#64 Post by silverscreenselect » Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:34 pm

mrkelley23 wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:41 pm
Does that help anyone?
That's got to be it.

Platoon directed by Oliver Stone goes with The Rock
Bride of Frankenstein (also Frankenstein) directed by James Whale goes with Moby Dick
Room with a View directed by James Ivory goes with Black and White in Color
Sound of Music directed by Robert Wise goes with Street Smart
Shock Corridor directed by Sam Fuller goes with South Park Bigger Longer Uncut
Polyester directed by John Waters goes with Red River
Scorpio Rising directed by Kenneth Anger goes with Fury
Face/off directed by John Woo goes with Romance
The Stunt Man directed by Richard Rush goes with Speed
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#65 Post by kroxquo » Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:03 am

The Elephant Man directed by David Lynch goes with Hang Em High
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#66 Post by littlebeast13 » Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:01 am

mrkelley comes through again!!!!

There has to be a judicial-titled movie among the unknowns to go along with Mike Judge for Beavis & Butthead Do America (I really wanted to match it up with Hang Em High, but that works better with Lynch)...

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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#67 Post by franktangredi » Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:04 am

I had an instinct that I would wake up this morning to find that someone figured this out.

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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#68 Post by jarnon » Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:13 am

Thanks, MrK!
littlebeast13 wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:01 am
mrkelley comes through again!!!!

There has to be a judicial-titled movie among the unknowns to go along with Mike Judge for Beavis & Butthead Do America (I really wanted to match it up with Hang Em High, but that works better with Lynch)...

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#69 Post by silverscreenselect » Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:26 am

House on Haunted Hill directed by William Castle goes with The Citadel.
Scream directed by Wes Craven goes with Running Scared
Howard Hawks (Red River) could go with Wings, but I'd feel better if The Birds or Birdman was one of the answers
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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#70 Post by mellytu74 » Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:41 am

MR K COMES THROUGH!!!

83. HERE COMES MR. JORDAN directed by Alexander HALL (19. SHOCK CORRIDOR)

3. SUMMERTIME directed by David LEAN (96. THE THIN MAN)

Do we have any Michael WINNER movies here? Because 49. THE SCARLET LETTER (the Lillian Gish version) was directed by VICTOR Sjostrom

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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#71 Post by mellytu74 » Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:49 am

A couple of possibilities

94. Easy Rider directed by Dennis HOPPER (14. A HARE Grows in Manhattan) ?


34. Awakenings directed by PENNY Marshall (76. The Color of MONEY)

I know there has to be a Lloyd Bacon movie to go with Three Little PIGS

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#72 Post by mellytu74 » Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:18 am

67. More than a quarter of a century after this movie was made, the same director made another version of the same play, but this time with the original plot and the original title.

How about THESE THREE

(William WYler and the Children's Hour)

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#73 Post by silverscreenselect » Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:45 pm

mellytu74 wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:18 am
67. More than a quarter of a century after this movie was made, the same director made another version of the same play, but this time with the original plot and the original title.

How about THESE THREE

(William WYler and the Children's Hour)
Trey Parker directed South Park, and that goes with These Three.

He might conceivably also go with The Three Little Pigs, but I've got another link for that, John Farrow, who directed Wake Island.
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#74 Post by jarnon » Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:35 pm

New consolidation:

Identify the 100 movies in the clues below. (Every other clue is a quotation.) Then, match them into 60 pairs according to a Tangredi, or principle you must discover for yourself.

20 movies will be used twice, each time in a different capacity.

1. THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY (1903)
**2. THE SOUND OF MUSIC
*3. SUMMERTIME
4. SPARTACUS
5. HENRY V
6. PARASITE
*7. WAKE ISLAND
*8. BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN

9. Nominated for a record twelve Razzies, this movie proceeded to win in every category.

*10. SAW
11. BENJI
*12. A DAY AT THE RACES
13. COCKTAIL
*14. A HARE GROWS IN MANHATTAN
*15. HANG EM HIGH
16. BLACKKKLANSMAN
17. LITTLE CHILDREN
18. SWEET HEREAFTER
**19. SHOCK CORRIDOR
*20. SOUTH PARK BIGGER LONGER UNCUT
*21. RBG
**22. RED RIVER
23. BABETTE'S FEAST
*24. FURY
25. HATEFUL EIGHT
*26. SCREAM
27. PATHER PANCHALI
28. THE HOWLING
29. STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON
*30. PLATOON
31. THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES
*32. SPEED
33. THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS
*34. AWAKENINGS

35. The director of this graphically violent 1980 film was charged with murder based on rumors that several people were killed during filming. (They weren’t.)
CRUISING

36. ISHTAR

37. Let us now return to the Documentary and Experimental Film class I took back in 1975 … and to this 1946 classic in which a woman falls asleep in a chair and dreams of chasing a mysterious hooded figure with a mirror for a face.

38. TURNING POINT
*39. HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL

40. “A long time ago, in the underground realm, where there are no lies or pain, there lived a Princess who dreamed of the human world. She dreamed of blue skies, soft breeze, and sunshine. One day, eluding her keepers, the Princess escaped. Once outside, the brightness blinded her and erased every trace of the past from her memory. She forgot who she was and where she came from. Her body suffered cold, sickness, and pain. Eventually, she died. However, her father, the King, always knew that the Princess' soul would return, perhaps in another body, in another place, at another time. And he would wait for her, until he drew his last breath, until the world stopped turning.”
PAN’S LABYRINTH?

*41. ROMANCE
42. WAITING TO EXHALE
43. BRIGADOON
44. THE THIRD MAN
45. UNDER THE CHERRY MOON
46. A MIGHTY WIND
47. THE MARK
48. FROM DUSK TILL DAWN
49. THE SCARLET LETTER
*50. A ROOM WITH A VIEW
*51. THE THREE LITTLE PIGS
*52. HALLOWEEN
*53. BLACK AND WHITE IN COLOR
54. LINCOLN
55. HAMLET
56. THE STING
*57. WINGS
58. GREEN PASTURES
59.THE LODGER
60. SHINE
*61. STREET SMART
62. UP IN SMOKE
63. MADAME CURIE
64. BETTER OFF DEAD
*65. THE ELEPHANT MAN
*66. THE CITADEL
*67. THESE THREE
*68. SPRING BREAKERS
69. PALE RIDER

70. “Twelve people go off into a room: twelve different minds, twelve different hearts, from twelve different walks of life; twelve sets of eyes, ears, shapes, and sizes. And these twelve people are asked to judge another human being as different from them as they are from each other. And in their judgment, they must become of one mind - unanimous. It's one of the miracles of Man's disorganized soul that they can do it, and in most instances, do it right well. God bless juries.”
ANATOMY OF A MURDER? INHERIT THE WIND?

71. THE BELLBOY
72. THE CABIN IN THE WOODS
*73. RUNNING SCARED
*74. FACE/OFF
*75. SCORPIO RISING
*76. THE COLOR OF MONEY
77. KUNG FU HUSTLE
*78. THE ROCK
79. THE BRAVE ONE
80. THE SIXTH SENSE
*81. MAHOGONY
82. I, TONYA
*83. HERE COMES MR. JORDAN
84. MY FAVORITE BRUNETTE
85. PELLE THE CONQUEROR
*86. BEAVIS & BUTTHEAD DO AMERICA
87. FATA MORGANA
88. CRASH
*89. MOBY DICK
90. CHINATOWN
91. THE MAGIC FLUTE
92. ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
*93. THE STUNT MAN
*94. EASY RIDER
95. UNION PACIFIC
*96. THE THIN MAN
*97. POLYESTER
98. DR. NO
99. A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS
100. ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN


TANGREDI:
Name of the director of one film goes with the title of another film.


MATCHES:

68. SPRING BREAKERS directed by Harmony Korine goes with 2. THE SOUND OF MUSIC

12. A DAY AT THE RACES directed by Sam Wood goes with 81. MAHOGANY

52. HALLOWEEN directed by John Carpenter goes with 10. SAW

30. PLATOON directed by Oliver Stone goes with 78. THE ROCK

8. BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN directed by James Whale goes with 89. MOBY DICK

50. A ROOM WITH A VIEW directed by James Ivory goes with 53. BLACK AND WHITE IN COLOR

2. THE SOUND OF MUSIC directed by Robert Wise goes with 61. STREET SMART

19. SHOCK CORRIDOR directed by Sam Fuller goes with 20. SOUTH PARK BIGGER LONGER UNCUT

97. POLYESTER directed by John Waters goes with 22. RED RIVER

75. SCORPIO RISING directed by Kenneth Anger goes with 24. FURY

74. FACE/OFF directed by John Woo goes with 41. ROMANCE

93. THE STUNT MAN directed by Richard Rush goes with 32. SPEED

65. THE ELEPHANT MAN directed by David Lynch goes with 15. HANG EM HIGH

86. BEAVIS & BUTTHEAD DO AMERICA directed by Mike Judge goes with 21. RBG

39. HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL directed by William Castle goes with 66. THE CITADEL

26. SCREAM directed by Wes Craven goes with 73. RUNNING SCARED

22. RED RIVER directed by Howard Hawks goes with 57. WINGS

83. HERE COMES MR. JORDAN directed by Alexander Hall goes with 19. SHOCK CORRIDOR

3. SUMMERTIME directed by David Lean goes with 96. THE THIN MAN

94. EASY RIDER directed by Dennis Hopper goes with 14. A HARE GROWS IN MANHATTAN

34. AWAKENINGS directed by Penny Marshall goes with 76. THE COLOR OF MONEY

20. SOUTH PARK BIGGER LONGER UNCUT directed by Trey Parker goes with 67. THESE THREE

7. WAKE ISLAND directed by John Farrow goes with 51. THE THREE LITTLE PIGS

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Re: Game #200: Action Movies

#75 Post by mrkelley23 » Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:12 pm

I can confirm that 40 is indeed Pan's Labyrinth, directed by Guillermo del Toro (Bull Durham, maybe?)

9. is the horrible Adam Sandler movie, Jack and Jill, directed by Richie Brockelman, I mean, Dennis Dugan.
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