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post #3721 of 5261 Old 08-20-2014, 11:43 AM - Thread Starter
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Great. Not only did I not guess the right movie but confused the late Carolyn Conwell with Liv Ullmann.

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Argh. Yes, I feel very stupid now.
Isn't this a FUN game?

* * *

Name this movie.

Answer:

Spoiler!


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* * *

Name this movie.

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Lone Survivor.
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Lone Survivor.
Still at Redbox.



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I finally got one. I feel like making an acceptance speech or something.
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Deja vu
Name that movie:

'Nosferatu' (1922)?
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'Nosferatu' (1922)?
Nah.
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The 7:50 to Yuma ?

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The 7:50 to Yuma ?

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Yes, that's it. Closer than Nosferatu anyways.
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Deja vu
Name that movie:

OK, since we're not getting anywhere;
One of the few movies shot to tell the story in more or less real time.

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OK, since we're not getting anywhere;
One of the few movies shot to tell the story in more or less real time.

Since you're giving hints, I believe I reviewed this one: The Gunfighter (1950).

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Since you're giving hints, I believe I reviewed this one: The Gunfighter (1950).

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Clawing your way up from the bottom of the list - give yourself a point.

Still only available on DVD, as part of the Fox Western Classics 3-pack. This film is another of my personal top 10 westerns. I rate it a close competitor to The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. Peck played dark characters very well.
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Yes, that's it. Closer than Nosferatu anyways.
Hey, @ least I tried.
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Anyway, blast from the past (no points for this one):



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No points, but I cannot allow a shot of the great Peter Cushing go unattended...


She (1965)?
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No points, but I cannot allow a shot of the great Peter Cushing go unattended...


She (1965)?
Peter Cushing is in that shot?

Looky here!
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Peter Cushing is in that shot?
Yes. He is in the foreground, to our right of the man sitting at the table wearing a kufiya...



Little wonder it took so long for someone to chime in on this one...
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No points, but I cannot allow a shot of the great Peter Cushing go unattended...


She (1965)?
Indeed. That's pretty bold content for 1965. Hammer Films.

The original image was back on page 1 and resurfaced when someone answered the challenge, then deleted their post when they realized it was old news. I thought the image itself had good nostalgia value.

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Indeed. That's pretty bold content for 1965. Hammer Films.


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From the era when Hammer Films replaced creepy horror with more graphic nudity and sex. I've heard that shift was lamented by many of the earlier Hammer Film fans. But I was a big fan of the earlier Hammer Films' product, as were my fellow movie buddies, and I don't remember any of us feeling so bad about there being fewer coffins and cobwebs and more female bottoms and cleavage.
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Name that movie:



Answer:

Spoiler!


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Peter Cushing is in that shot?
To the left of the star.
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To the left of the star.
Now I'm confused by this "star" you speak of...

Looky here!
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Name that movie:



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'The Big Sleep' (1946)?
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Now I'm confused by this "star" you speak of...
Yes, he's the second star @ the left of that first one.
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Just look carefully; you'll see him. ...@ the left of that gold star (with blue in the middle).
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Just look carefully; you'll see him. ...@ the left of that gold star (with blue in the middle).
Aha!

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'The Big Sleep' (1946)?
Yes: Bob Steele as Lash Canino. Review: The Big Sleep (1946).

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Name that movie:

Five Easy Pieces

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Nope.
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Name that movie:

The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)

Another stimulating Bob Rafelson-Jack Nicholson pairing, back when Nicholson was a marvelous film actor and had not yet drifted into goofy self-parody. Performances by a stellar cast are good all around but with a truly awesome performance by Ellen Burstyn!
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