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I can name that movie in seven words....(redux)

I am completely exhausted. Every part of me, from m hair to my blood to my brain is tired and just wants to shut down.

I need some fun in my life right now and this movie thing we did a few months ago was a lot of fun - and I think it was long enough ago that we can do it again without worrying about repeating movies. So...


Describe your favorite movie in exactly seven words.

Don't say what it is, either. We'll guess.

Entertain this tired brain with your wit and brevity. Thank you.

Comments

Here an easy one:
Homer's Odessy set in Depression Era Mississippi

"Oh Brother! Where Art Thou?" ?

Love "O Brother..." Deacon; here's mine:

Cooler King jumps a barbed wire fence.

George and Baby entangle Professor and Babe.

htom - "Bringing up Baby" ?

Teen writes plays, does not sweat it.

Boy befriends huge robot. "Launch the missile!"

Swamp Fox biopic portrayed like Stone screenplay

Related and easy...

Schmatta, grifter, 'dangle', Mink, 'ethics'...

lost love is remembered through mind erasure

Coolrobc,
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

thatcoloredfella,
Miller's Crossing?

Here's mine:
Travelling comedy of reporter and spoiled heiress.

JP: The Great Escape

I am Arthur, King of the Britons!

Chipmunk cheeks, lady under the radiator sings!

Eleanor speaks to herself in threes.

Bingo Aravis!

The rest of you have me stumped...

andy_b: Rushmore, right?

JFH: The Patriot?

Mine: Second place, a set of steak knives.

Though this shouldn't be that hard....

Aravis, correct

gangrenous arm, won't need that in prison

Aravis,
It Happened One Night?

Here's mine: Dysfunctional love between two on the moors.

Mike: A few good men.

Boy has blue eyes, always getting bluer.

"Dysfunctional love between two on the moors:

Wuthering Heights?

Russ - yup.

Johno "Iron Giant"?

Christine "Wuthering Heights"?

Shawn "Dune"?

Musical bonding between the tracks and beach

"Money. Power. Woman. Where's my little friend?"."

"Don't trust Fredo; he's full of shit!"

"Sinatra kung-fu fighting is always good."

Life gambler who has a fat problem

The red zone is for loading only

Drunk husband, rich wife, missing scientist, crossword dog

Mike - Glengarry glenross

Mostly dead dread pirate roberts saves princess

I know, too easy

Ach! That's not coffee, that's brown water!

Dang, Christine, you are right. Good job.

Is yours Wuthering Heights?

Shawn, Dune?

coolrobc, Requiem for a Dream???

And a new one from me:

New York, Wichita, St. Louis, Chicago, left nut.

Buys great luggage, travels, survives certain death.

Riches come and go for an idiot.

You ARE that goddamn hero. You drunk.

Dune it is.

Hey, lady with concussion! Better not sleep!

He's back, but now he's a hero.

Tim: "The Princess Bride"
you stole mine- I was going with "I'm mostly dead but stormin' the castle"

It wants to be Kentucky Fried Movie.

Want my two dollars and have bike

Dabney Coleman shows his butt. Viewers vomit.

Criminal reads philosophy, but doesn't understand it.

Aravis, right again.

Planes, Trains and Automobiles?

here's another, should be easy:

What a friggin' headache, where's my drill?

Keith,

Riches come and go for an idiot.

- The Jerk?

Revenge from Primaries, collagen lips, and pearls.

Correct, Aravis. "The Jerk".

Lamest of the sequels, prior to paralysis.

Eating insulation, Soft Cell, France, no buttcrack.

Chess can tear your young world apart.

Hot shapeshifter, cold prison. Alien assassination attempt.

Unexpected weiner turns his world upside down.

Jay Ward turns over in his grave.

Pimps, hos, dead folk, an Idea Man.

Cruising for sex can get you killed.

Hey! That big plant can really sing!

coolrobc,

Pi???

Mope made CEO fallguy, fails to fall.

Leslie Nielsen versus Monsters from the Id.

Throw ring into Mount Doom, end Sauron.

Keith- plant can sing? I'm guessing Little Shop of Horrors? (I've only seen pieces but sounds like it could be it.)

Aravis, right again, again.

Was I right on yours?
New York, Wichita, St. Louis, Chicago, left nut = PT&A?

"We don't do that sort of thing."

John

Punk tries to find a Chevy Malibu

Trappers stole my horse. Hey, let's sing!

Happy pill profitable, but has side effects

Let's make fun of This Island Earth

Chaviz e: LOTR: Return of the King
Dr. Steve: Forbidden Planet
Jeff R.: Hudsucker Proxy?
Keith (plant): Little Shop of Horrors
Keith (crusing): Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Keith (Jay Ward): Rocky & Bullwinkle
Keith (chess): Looking for Bobby Fischer
Allium (red zone): Airplane?
Vince (Fredo): Godfather 2
Vince (little friend): Scarface

Soccer Game, Vietnam.

-b

Wait, I thought it was seven word or less.. phooey..
-b

War Soccer Game Vietnam Muthas vs. Tigers
-b

Headzero- I can't believe nobody answered that for you. Eraserhead!

how about

homicidal veggies filmed in Ludlow Illinois?

"Buys great luggage, travels, survives certain death."

That's gotta be Joe vs. the Volcano.

Here's mine:
Cary Grant. Blue Suit. Cornfield. Mount Rushmore.

"I'm laughing at the superior intellect."

"That's impossible!" "That is why you fail."

Prison escape via poster and rock hammer.

"Monty Python Does 1984."

"Which is Worse, Kabbalah or Wall Street?"

Geena kicks some ass, Jackson cracks wise.

Blackswan (intellect): Star Trek II- Wrath of Kahn

prairie biker (vegies): I'm guessing "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes"

Okay, since no-one bit on the $2 and a bike:

same movie:

"I'm really sorry your mom blew up"

Better off Dead.

Now, I want my two dollars.

mailroom to boardroom, idea man for kids

Blackswan - prison escape: Shawshank Redemption.

Saturday detention. High School cliques prove artificial.

Paul: First one is Brazil.
Hubris: The Long Kiss Goodnight
Blackswan: (impossible) The Empire Strikes Back
(Cary Grant) North by Northwest
Brendan: Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy?

Why the watermelon? I'll tell you later.

Tough one,

Lesbian Love in denial, Pom-Poms prominently displayed.

A military organization not of the light.

A sympathetic treatment of De Sade with feathers.

Homicidal berries that everyone thinks are vegetables.

Terrorist, Soldier, and a girl who isn't.

Insane coastal shindig starring butch drag queen.

Ponyboy picks up a stranger, bad move.

Unattached caucasian woman gets a psycho roommate.

bb,

Saturday detention. High School cliques prove artificial.
is the Breakfast Club.

Keith: Cruising for sex can get you killed.

Monster?

Blackswan: "That's impossible!" "That is why you fail."

Empire Strikes Back

Robert-

A military organization not of the light. - Delta Force?

Homicidal berries that everyone thinks are vegetables. -Attack of the Killer Tomatoes?

Terrorist, Soldier, and a girl who isn't. -The Fifth Element?

Robert-

oh yeah and:
Unattached caucasian woman gets a psycho roommate -Single White Female

but she was dating that guy from wings so she wasn't technically single was she?

"Mediocrities of the world, I salute you!"

Easy, if you like the movie too?

"Saturday detention. High School cliques prove artificial."

That'd be The Breakfast Club, wouldn't it?

How about these?
- Psychics forsee and prevent all crime. Not.
- He couldn't take it back.
- The Captain was a schoolteacher.
- "I'm older and I have more insurance."
- Wire-fu meets alternate flashbacks.

That's enough for now.

Keith: (Shape Shifter) Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Robert: (Ponyboy) The Outsiders? It's an SE Hinton adaptation, I know that.

dan: mailroom to boardroom, idea man for kids

Big

Kieth,
Hot shapeshifter, cold prison. Alien assassination attempt.
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Brendan,
Punk tries to find a Chevy Malibu
Repo Man

prairie biker and I are on the same wavelength. I sould have gone for "Killer Berries (not Veggies), seek retribution" It's a better movie too.

Blackswan: - "I'm older and I have more insurance."

Fried Green Tomatoes

Everything glows inside ENCOM's cool new computer.

"Don't touch it! It's Eeevil!" Too late.

Never throw a hat on the bed.

Superman III plot works for lowly geeks.

Black Box. Groovy Lights. White Hotel Room.

All in all, they'd rather be invisible.

Senile Sixties Seniors Stop Sacophagan, Save Souls

"Top Men" warehouse yet another precious antiquity.

coolrobc
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes? Yep

A military organization not of the light. - Delta Force? No, think: modern man goes medieval over a book.

Terrorist, Soldier, and a girl who isn't. -The Fifth Element? No, think: IRA terrorist, Brittish Soldier, an uncomfortable situation.

Blackswan,
Psychics forsee and prevent all crime. Not. The Minority Report
"I'm older and I have more insurance." Fried Green Tomatoes

Eric,
(Ponyboy) isn't The Outsiders. Think: Never do this when you are driving.

Jeff: "Top Men" warehouse yet another precious antiquity.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Robert: The Hitcher.

Eric,
"Don't touch it! It's Eeevil!" Too late.
Time Bandits

Black Box. Groovy Lights. White Hotel Room.
2001: A Space Odyssey

Jeff R.,
Senile Sixties Seniors Stop Sacophagan, Save Souls
Cocoon (nice use of alliteration btw)

"Top Men" warehouse yet another precious antiquity.
Raiders of the Lost Ark

Eric, Yep it's The Hitcher. Saw that mocie the other day and it still gives me nightmares. Holding that knife at C. Thomas Howell's (aka Ponyboy) eye? shudder.

eh, movie, not mocie - preview is our friend.

Robert- the scene that sticks with me is the french fries. Uuugghh.

Eric,

Superman III plot works for lowly geeks.-Office Space.

BTW, watch it en espanol if you have the dvd, it's just as funny.

Hola Peter....\

Robert,

Terrorist, Soldier, and a girl who isn't. -The Fifth Element? No, think: IRA terrorist, Brittish Soldier, an uncomfortable situation.

Ohh, The Crying game, Now I think I'm gonna go vomit.

Robert Modean,

"Lesbian Love in denial, Pom-Poms prominently displayed."
But I'm a Cheerleader
"A sympathetic treatment of De Sade with feathers."
Quills

Eric,

"Superman III plot works for lowly geeks"
Office Space

coolrobc,

Yep, it was a good movie up 'till that point, and I honestly didn't see that coming. (ba-dum-dum)

Damn. I read "another precious antiquity" and jumped to the last movie in the series.

I thought idea man for kids could be the hudsucker proxy. The captain was a schoolteacher is for dead poet's society.

Just a quick recap:
Lesbian Love in denial, Pom-Poms prominently displayed.
Brendan

A military organization not of the light.

A sympathetic treatment of De Sade with feathers.
Brendan

Homicidal berries that everyone thinks are vegetables.
coolrobc

Terrorist, Soldier, and a girl who isn't.
coolrobc

Insane coastal shindig starring butch drag queen.

Ponyboy picks up a stranger, bad move.
Eric

Unattached caucasian woman gets a psycho roommate.
coolrobc

A few more...

Brendan Frasier doesn't suck as the hero.

Young Nash Bridges' post apocalyptic adventure.

Spirits by the baker's dozen haunt Monk.

Fresh Prince and U.S. Marshal exterminate bugs.

Bob's bug one is MIB

how about:
25 flights, you go home if alive
how many times can cartoons say fuck
may the schwartz be with you
punk rocker gets high stabs girlfriend
outcast kids live in hidden castle
Steve MeQueen rides motorcycles with Mert

Captain was a schoolteacher:
"Saving Private Ryan"

mailman to boardroom
"The Secret of My Success"

Cartoons saying Fuck
"southpark: the movie"

may the schwartz be with you
"Spaceballs"

Fresh Prince and U.S. Marshal exterminate bugs. prarie biker

25 flights, you go home if alive - Memphis Belle
punk rocker gets high stabs girlfriend - Sid and Nancy
Steve MeQueen rides motorcycles with Mert - On Any Sunday

Brendan Frasier doesn't suck as the hero.-The Mummy? That's really subjective though

Spirits by the baker's dozen haunt Monk. - 13 ghosts?

A military organization not of the light - Is James Coburn in that?

coolrobc,

Yep (Brendan Frasier) is The Mummy.

Yep, (Spirits) is 13 ghosts, two for two.

A military organization not of the light - Is James Coburn in that?
no, but Brisco County Jr. is...

prairie biker: punk rocker gets high stabs girlfriend

Sid & Nancy

outcast kids live in hidden castle

Harry Potter?

Robert - Brendan Frasier doesn't suck as the hero

I would have said "Bedazzled", personally, although "The Mummy" was good.

man I was way off... army of darkness!!!

For some reason I was thinking Hudson hawk....

seduction instructor, dying man, bad cop intertwined

Kids go to camp, parents get seperated

Do I look all rancid and clotted?

Two hold overs:
Young Nash Bridges' post apocalyptic adventure. Could also be, "Teen Crockett and his four legged friend"

Insane coastal shindig starring butch drag queen. Think quirky la Charles Busch.

dan: mailroom to boardroom, idea man for kids

Definitely: Hudsucker Proxy.

Oooh! a favorite and all time classic: Do I look all rancid and clotted? would be Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb with George C. Scott, Peter Sellers and Slim Pickens.

How about this one:
"You ain't gettin' shit outta me!"

1941

Self-discovery amid cars and generic foods.

As for Young Nash Bridges' post apocalyptic adventure. Could also be, "Teen Crockett and his four legged friend"

A Boy And His Dog

How about "The Cleveland Street Kid Gets His Wish"

Big wheel keeps on rollin', murder, murder.

Brainster: "The Cleveland Street Kid Gets His Wish" - A Christmas Story

coolrobc, yep - 1941, damn funny movie.

John, (Self-discovery) - Repo Man

Brainster, yep, A Boy And His Dog, loved the ending.

Trish, (Big wheel) - The Shining

How about a set with six degrees of seperation? Here's an extra hint - each movie shares an acting with it's neighbor.

Yanks and Ruskies on voyage to Discovery.

Transvestite with Multiple personalities is the hero(ine).

A stripper burn's up the screen

He's a natural born world-shaker.

A great coach, a town drunk, basketball.

Big brother conspiracy flick with Buffy's Oz.

Unqualified Lawyers sue corrupt insurance company, win.

LDH:

Buckaroo Banzai - Across the 8th Dimension

Flashback within flashback within flashback, colonel. Colonel?

Allium -

"Red Zone" Airplane?

hubris -
The Long Kiss Goodnight?

Robert -

The Rainmaker

Did anyone guess The Deacon's yet? I couldn't find a guess, so my guess is October Sky

"Homer's Odessy set in Depression Era Mississippi"

and

"Big brother conspiracy flick with Buffy's Oz."

Enemy of the state?

Both Russ and I guessed The Deacon's first one at the top - O Brother Where Art Thou.

RPL got mine right.

Leelu (re: flashback...) - it's late, I'm tired, and all I can think is Spaceballs when they're watching the Mr Video, and I know that's not it.

Name that movie with six degrees of seperation:

Yanks and Ruskies on voyage to Discovery. ??? hint: (Roy Scheider/John Lithgow)

Transvestite with Multiple personalities is the hero(ine). ???

A stripper burn's up the screen ???

He's a natural born world-shaker. ???

A great coach, a town drunk, basketball.???

Big brother conspiracy flick with Buffy's Oz.
Newt got it: Enemy of the State (Gene Hackman/Jon Voight)

Unqualified Lawyers sue corrupt insurance company, win.
Leelu got it: The Rainmaker (Jon Voight/Roy Scheider)

Senile Sixties.... Bubba Ho-Tep. That movie rocks

Flashback within Flashback... Apocalypse Now?

Bad Hand. Headless Girlfriend. Spell Stuck On.

Chicago Way. "Did he Sound Like That?"

Three Storms. Black Blood Of the Earth.

Moses Runs a Publisher. Lovecraftian Monsters Arrive.

Get Her! That's a Big Twinkie. Zool.

Brimley Nuts. Antartic Base. Norwegians Hunting Dog.

Knights in Satan's Sevice. Hitchhiking Disco Dolly.

Round up the Usual Suspects. Beautiful Friendship.

Kick Ass. Chew Bubblegum. Helluva Fight Scene.

Headless Hessian. Wednesday, Scissorhands all grown up.

Christmas in LA. Welcome to the Party, pal.

Assassin does School reunion, not ex-girlfriend's dad.

Eric Sulva
Brimley - The Thing
Round Up - Casablanca
Headless - Sleepy Hollow
Christmas - Die Hard
Assassin - Grosse Point Blank

All correct, Joe.

Wow, someone got "Brazil" but didn't get "Pi?"

Ooooh, another Buckaroo fan or two!

And "Brendan Fraser didn't suck as the hero" would have to be "Blast From the Past," in my book.

leelu - Bonzai was correct.

'Yanks and Ruskies on voyage to Discovery' - 2010?

LDH got it in one, 2010.

Since the odds of anyone finishing the rest are slim and none here they are with the six degrees of separation in parentheses:

Yanks and Ruskies on voyage to Discovery.
LDH got it: 2010 (Roy Scheider/John Lithgow)

Transvestite with Multiple personalities is the hero(ine).
Raising Cain (John Lithgow/Lolita Davidovich)

A stripper burn's up the screen
Blaze (Lolita Davidovich/Paul Newman)

He's a natural born world-shaker.
Cool Hand Luke (Paul Newman/Dennis Hopper)

A great coach, a town drunk, basketball.
Hoosiers (Dennis Hopper/Gene Hackman)

Big brother conspiracy flick with Buffy's Oz.
Newt got it: Enemy of the State (Gene Hackman/Jon Voight)

Unqualified Lawyers sue corrupt insurance company, win.
Leelu got it: The Rainmaker (Jon Voight/Roy Scheider)

Yep, that's REPO MAN all right; I wasn't aware someone had already done this movie and hope no one objected to my throwing in my two cents (or seven words, as it were.)

The new challenge:

Moronic hockey, moronic kids, moronic Emilio Estevez.

Drunk husband, rich wife, missing scientist, crossword dog, eight words (Allium) - The Thin Man

It wants to be Kentucky Fried Movie. (Keith) - Amazon Women on the Moon

Criminal reads philosophy, but doesn't understand it. (Keith) - A Fish Called Wanda

Kids go to camp, parents get seperated (coolrobc)- The Parent Trap

Bad Hand. Headless Girlfriend. Spell Stuck On. (Eric Sivula) - Evil Dead II

"Shy one horse" becomes two too many.