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Neverland?

After consulting with Bill on this I think the intent was there although the title was incomplete. Finding Neverland. One point.

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Finding Neverland?

The complete title - correct! One point.

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Finding Neverland is a 2004 semi-biographical film about playwright J. M. Barrie and his relationship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan, directed by Marc Forster. The mention of Marc Forster in the World War Z thread reminded me of the other good movies (IMO) he has directed. Monster's Ball, The Kite Runner, Quantum of Solace and of course Finding Neverland.

The film was nominated for 7 Academy Awards including Best Actor for Johnny Depp. The film was budgeted at $25 million and took in $118 million worldwide.

Some of the trivia for this film include Dustin Hoffman, playing the producer, was also in Hook (1991). Freddie Highmore playing one of the sons would end up in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) thanks to a recommendation from Depp. And unlike The Lone Ranger's Tonto, Johnny Depp does a fine job here. If somehow you missed this film the first time around it's a recommended watch.

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Name that movie:

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Hopscotch

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I'll go with The Sunshine Boys. One of those movies that I didn't get on first viewing, but later makes me hurt I laugh so much. Life experience is a wonderful thing ...

Eve: I thought I was through getting involved with men who were trouble. Falling in love on a look. I can't look at you.

Mickey: You have perfection about you. Your eyes have music. Your heart's the best part of your body. And when you move, every man, woman and child is forced to watch.
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I'll go with The Sunshine Boys. One of those movies that I didn't get on first viewing, but later makes me hurt I laugh so much. Life experience is a wonderful thing ...

Sorry, not this time!

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Yikes! I've never even heard of that one.

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Grumpy Old Men?

Dude, are you made of leprechauns? Cause that was awesome!

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Grumpy Old Men?

At least everyone recognizes the actor. But no.

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Bad News Bears? He looks older than he was in that one, though...

On second thought, I'm thinking Dennis the Menace.
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Bad News Bears? He looks older than he was in that one, though...

On second thought, I'm thinking Dennis the Menace.

One guess per 24 hours is our rule, but...No and No.

He was a hard working guy!

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How about

The Survivors

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How about

The Survivors

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I'm feeling pretty mean now. No.

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Lavc54.86.100

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Hopscotch

Ok, were you guessing or did you recognize the sweater?

I wasn't going to review this one. It's a low energy, meandering spy spoof.

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A little of both, I didn't want you getting any meaner. I was envisioning Bill Bixby as Bruce Banner "You wouldn't like me when I am angry".
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Name this film:

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Sitting Pretty (1948)

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Hmm, Sitting Pretty?

Eve: I thought I was through getting involved with men who were trouble. Falling in love on a look. I can't look at you.

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IF that is Clifton Webb I'd go with any one of the Mr. Belvederes.

OR maybe Cheaper by the Dozen.

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Hmm, Sitting Pretty?

Yes, the first Mr Belvedere film.
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OR maybe Cheaper by the Dozen.

Note: we need one specific title or no point!

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DANG! SO close.

I got the Clifton Webb part right, though.

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Time for another classic rock challenge. "Classic" being a euphemism for really old.

The attachment is a 20 second mp3 file, zipped to accommodate forum software.

Name that tune:

temp.zip 311k .zip file

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Moody Blues: The Story in Your Eyes

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Correct! Welcome to the game.

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Thanks. Cool zip-trick you did with that clip.
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Name that movie:



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Three Days of the Condor (1975)

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Three Days of the Condor - 1975

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Review: Three Days of the Condor (1975)

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Name that movie:




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The Taking of Pelham 123 (1974)



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Name that movie.


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Barefoot in the Park (1967)

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I think that must be Barefoot in the Park. I reviewed it a few years ago: http://www.avsforum.com/t/1197724/review-older-films-here-1979-and-earlier/300#post_18969857

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