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1. Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
(firstname.lastname@example.org) Both Victor Lundin and Paul Mantee passed away in 2013, five months apart--Victor, 83, on June 29 and Paul, 82, on Nov 7.
2. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.
Votes: 277,126 | Gross: $78.62M
(10/11 as of 12/04/18...13/14@5/4/19) .Sound effects from "The Jetsons" television series theme song can be heard in the “Doctor Know” (Robin Williams) sequence when David & Gigolo Joe are asking questions. (submitted corrected text 7.4.19....)
3. Where Sinners Meet (1934)
72 min | Romance, Comedy
Leonard and Anne are taking the lovers road to Dover where they will board the boat and go to Paris. But the car breaks down and Saunders takes them to a nearby hotel. When they get there, ... See full summary »
1: (email@example.com) The A. A. Milne play "The Dover Road" upon which this film is based, opened at the Bijou Theater on December 23, 1921 and ran for 204 performances until June, 1923. The play's title was also the working title for this film.
2: firstname.lastname@example.orgScreenplay was taken from a 1921 comedy play by A.A.Milne ("Winnie the Pooh" creator) called "The Dover Road".
4. The Band Wagon (1953)
Passed | 112 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition.
(email@example.com) 1: Steve Forrest has an uncredited speaking role as a passenger getting off the train near the beginning of the movie. (14/14 as of 9/25/18....16/16@7/4/19) 2: Julie Newmar appears in the fashion show near the start of the "Girl Hunt" number, just after Fred Astaire walks through the green door. She is the third of the three models, the redhead.
5. Dark Shadows (2012)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.
Votes: 232,894 | Gross: $79.73M
my item was a correction of a previous item which was wrong (had to do with a listed character not appearing in the film, which she most certainly was). Both items deleted by IMDb.(which was my intent)
6. Evergreen (1934)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Harriet Green, a beloved and radiant music hall star of the Edwardian era, has a guilty secret: She has a baby daughter, born out of wedlock. Harriet leaves her public and flees to South ... See full summary »
(2/2@5/4/19) Jessie Matthews and Sonnie Hale were husband & wife during this time (1931-1944). Together they adopted a daughter, Catherine, born in 1935.
7. Atonement (2007)
R | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Votes: 231,068 | Gross: $50.93M
(firstname.lastname@example.org) In the DVD commentary, Director Joe Wright said for the assault scene, he instructed Benedict Cumberbatch to leave his underwear on. A digital butt was then added to make it appear that Cumberbatch does have his underwear down and his bare behind showing.
8. The Mystery of Mr. X (1934)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A jewel thief suspected of being a local serial killer targeting police officers decides to solve the mystery himself to clear his name.
(Deleted twice, evidently a family member doesn’t want this public;won’t resubmit) Resubmitted after editing: (12/04/2018): (Didn’t resubmit, but checking on 6/30/19: I found it had been re-instated): The two stars of the film, Robert Montgomery and Elizabeth Allen, were married from 1928 to 1950 and are the parents of Elizabeth Montgomery (1933-1995) future star as "Samantha" on the ABC hit series, "Bewitched".:::: The two stars of the film, Robert Montgomery and Elizabeth Allen, were married from 1928 to 1950 and are the parents of Elizabeth Montgomery (1933-1995) future star as "Samantha" on the ABC hit series, "Bewitched”. (first item pulled) The two leads, Robert Montgomery and Elizabeth Allen, were married from 1928 to 1950 and had three children together, Martha Bryan, who died at 14 months of age in 1931; Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery (1933) future star as "Samantha" on the ABC hit series, "Bewitched" and Robert Montgomery,Jr.,1936.
9. Branagh Theatre Live: Romeo and Juliet (2016)
165 min | Romance
Two teenagers fall in love, but their feuding families and fate itself cause the relationship to end in tragedy.
(2016)(17/17@1/21/19)(email@example.com) This production reunites Lily James, Richard Madden and Derek Jacobi, who appeared together in Disney's "Cinderella", which was released in 2015, and was directed by Kenneth Branagh. ———————- (16/16@1/21/19.....17/17@5/9/19)(firstname.lastname@example.org) This is the second pairing of Lily James and Richard Madden as a romantic couple. In Disney's "Cinderella", released in 2015, Lily James played the title role with Richard Madden as her love interest, the "Prince".
10. Dancing Lady (1933)
Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway.
(2016)(12/12 @9/25/18.....14/14@5/4/19)(email@example.com) Co-stars Franchot Tone and Joan Crawford were married from 1935-39. They made seven films together between 1933-37.
11. Naughty Arlette (1949)
80 min | Comedy
Arlette is a malicious schoolgirl who uses her feminine charms to attract, and then destroy, every man gullible enough to respond to her flirtations. She sets her cap for the art professor ... See full summary »
(2015) (firstname.lastname@example.org)The score's main theme, "Jealous Lover" was to became known as "The Theme from The Apartment" when it was used as the main theme for Billy Wilder's The Apartment (1960). (Submitted correction 7.4.19, added “ “ around “the apt”
12. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, and must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela (Cate Blanchett).
Votes: 508,457 | Gross: $315.06M
(I hate this one!) (2017) (44/86@ 7.24.19) Director Taika Waititi revealed that his character was named Korg, "like the piano".
13. That Girl (1966–1971)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Ann Marie is a struggling actress living in New York City. In between trying to find jobs acting and modeling she has time for her boyfriend, Don Hollinger, and her dad, Lew Marie.
(2016) (3/3@1/21/19) (5/5@7/4/19) Just 7 months after the final episode aired on March 19, 1972, Lew Parker ("That Girls" tv father, Lew Marie) died of cancer, Oct 27,1972, two days before his 62nd birthday.
14. Going in Style (2017)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime
Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Votes: 68,213 | Gross: $45.00M
(2017)(15/16@1/21/19) This is a remake of the 1979 comedy "Going In Style" which starred George Burns, Art Carney & Lee Strasberg, and was directed by Martin Brest.
Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
The Last of the Starks
TV-MA | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Battle of Winterfell is over and a new chapter for Westeros begins.
(2018) (email@example.com)This is the ninth episode of the series directed by David Nutter, making him the most frequent director of the series. Alan Taylor is the second, having directed seven episodes.
Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
TV-MA | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Forces have arrived at King's Landing for the final battle.
(2018)(85/117@7/4/19) This episode ties Miguel Sapochnik, Mark Mylod and Jeremy Podeswa, with each having directed six episodes of the series. David Nutter has directed nine episodes and Alan Taylor directed seven.
17. Robin Hood (2010)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Drama, History
In 12th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.
Votes: 241,664 | Gross: $105.27M
(2018) (7/7 @1/21/19) The brown hood worn by Russell Crowe, was won by the "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver" show at "Russell Crowe's 'Art of Divorce' Auction", which was held April 7, 2018. The hood (along with other memorabilia purchased in the auction), was given to the Anchorage, Alaska Blockbuster Video store in hopes of attracting customers to keep it open. Sadly, the Blockbuster store closed in summer 2018.
18. Les Misérables (2012)
PG-13 | 158 min | Drama, History, Musical
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever.
Votes: 289,315 | Gross: $148.81M
(May 2018)(7/8@7/24/19) The blue vest worn by Russell Crowe as “Javert”, was purchased by the "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver" show from "Russell Crowe's 'Art of Divorce' Auction" on April 7 2018.. The vest, along with other memorabilia purchased in the auction, was given to the last Blockbuster Video store in Anchorage, Alaska in hopes of attracting customers to the store to keep it open. Sadly, the Blockbuster store closed in summer 2018.
19. Cinderella Man (2005)
PG-13 | 144 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.
Votes: 167,850 | Gross: $61.65M
(firstname.lastname@example.org). (May, 2018) On April 7, 2018, the leather jock strap, the blue satin robe & boxing shorts worn by Russell Crowe as “Jim Braddock”, were purchased by the "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver" show for $7000 at "Russell Crowe's 'Art of Divorce' Auction" (held April 7,2018). The items, along with other memorabilia purchased in the auction, were given to the one of last Blockbuster Video stores in Anchorage, Alaska in hopes of attracting customers to keep the store open. Sadly, that Blockbuster store closed in summer 2018. The last Blockbuster store is in Bend, Oregon and is still open as of this writing.
20. The Carlton Dance (2012 Video)
5 min | Short, Comedy
A music video starring over 30 celebrities doing the 'Carlton Dance'.
(12/04/18) “The Carlton Dance” was a dance movement that Alfonso Ribeiro did as “Carlton Banks” in the 1990-1996 NBC tv series “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” which starred Will Smith in the title role.
21. Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
PG-13 | 149 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
Votes: 707,711 | Gross: $678.82M
email@example.com (1/26/2019) This is the 4th film Idris Elba and Zoe Saldana did together. They both starred in “The Losers” (2010), “Takers” (2010) and “StarTrek, Beyond.”(2016).
22. Catch-22 (2019– )
45 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Limited series adaptation of the classic Joseph Heller novel. Follows Captain John Yossarian and airmen in World War II.
(33/44@7/24/19) 3/2/19- “Catch-22” was a book (pub 1961) and then a 1970 movie starring Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel et al. =====(6/2/19- discovered someone had edited my trivia, adding the Clooneys father in law bit;)
23. Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
Approved | 120 min | Drama
Drifter Chance Wayne returns to his hometown after many years of trying to make it in the movies. Arriving with him is a faded film star he picked up along the way, Alexandra Del Lago. ... See full summary »
(6/2/19) 1/1 (7.4.19) Geraldine Page is only 2 months older than Paul Newman. (6/2/19) 1/1 (7.4.19) Stars Geraldine Page and Rip Torn married a year following this films release. They performed together in the Broadway version of “Sweet Bird of Youth”.
24. Pushing Daisies (2007–2009)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.
(6/30/19) (2/2@7/24/19) There is an 18.11” difference in the heights of Lee Pace (“Ned” ) and Kristen Chenowith (“Olive”). Also...a few min later.....(instead actually) There is an 18.11” (46cm) difference in the heights of Lee Pace (“Ned” ) and Kristen Chenowith (“Olive”). ::::Request to delete first one line sent 7.4.19::::
25. The Family Way (1966)
Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Compassionate look at the troubles of two young newlyweds, whose marriage has yet to be consummated.
26. Endless Night (I) (1972)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Based on an Agatha Christie suspense novel; a newly-wed couple are threatened after building their dream home on cursed land.
The third of three feature film screen pairings of Hayley Mills and Hywel Bennett, the other two being “the family way” and “twisted nerve”
27. Twisted Nerve (1968)
M | 118 min | Drama, Thriller
Martin is a troubled young man. With a mother who insists on treating him like a child, a stepfather who can't wait to see the back of him, and a brother with Down's Syndrome shut away in ... See full summary »
The second of three feature film screen pairings of Hayley Mills and Hywel Bennett, the other two being “The Family Way” and “Endless Night”.
28. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.
Votes: 144,438 | Gross: $41.19M
(7/22/19) In Paradise Alley, while seeking a Glamapod, two of the 'creatures' enticing Valerian,( the girl in the tall pink hat and the girl on the swing) are the actresses Sasha Luss & Pauline Hoarau, who also portray planet Mui royalty, Princess Lihö-Minaa & her mother, Empress Aloi.
29. Watchmen (2009)
R | 162 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.
Votes: 460,339 | Gross: $107.51M