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Two movies, one line

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New contest in today's Washington Post Style Invitational: Borrow or make up a line that could be used in (or for) two different movies.

Examples:

A line that could be used in both Dirty Dancing and Three men and a baby: "Baby's over there in the corner, guys. One of you should pick her up."

Sex and the City and Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: "Hold on a second - these shoes are killing me."

How you could describe both King Kong and Sleepless in Seattle: "He's top of the Empire State Building with the woman he loves. Will they leave together, or will he get shot down?"
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I keep thinking there's a good one for The Shining and White Christmas, but I'm not quite nailing the line. Something about waiting for snow at a scenic inn, and they both have a "Danny" there...

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burneyfan wrote: July 30th, 2020, 12:00 am I keep thinking there's a good one for The Shining and White Christmas, but I'm not quite nailing the line. Something about waiting for snow at a scenic inn, and they both have a "Danny" there...

(And many, many, MANY hugs to you, my dear... :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: )
Likewise! And thanks for attempting to play!

There must be lots of movies involving poster campaigns and such that could use "Stick 'em up!"
Generally the Washington Post Style Invitational is out of my league --I read it faithfully, but couldn't possibly contribute.
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For lines that could be used in both movies:

Jaws and Titanic: We're going to need a bigger boat.
The Godfather and The Proposal and Deliverance: I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse.
Wizard of Oz and Seven Years in Tibet: I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.

Or you could go for movie quotes that an unimaginative critic would put in their review for another movie:

"Greed (1924), for lack of a better word, is good."
"I feel the need... the need for Speed (1994)."

Or bad descriptions/taglines for two disparate movies:

Half-Baked and Apollo 13: These guys are going to get REALLY high.
Terminator 2 and Pumping Iron: You are going to see a lot of guns.
The Ring and Birth of a Nation: For everyone's safety, you should not watch this video.
Burden of Dreams and Cannibal Holocaust: Whacky misadventures in the South American rainforests.
Raiders of the Lost Ark and The Passion of the Christ: When a problem comes along, you must whip it.
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A well-mannered stranger with an umbrella walks into an impressionable lad’s life and changes it by doing near impossible things...

Mary Poppins OR Kingsman: The Secret Service
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Hearing a certain song makes a bitter man remember how he was hurt in the past.

Casablanca OR A Clockwork Orange
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She took a risk - and gave him back his manhood

Tea and sympathy OR Beauty and the beast
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3eyes wrote: September 14th, 2020, 3:14 pm She took a risk - and gave him back his manhood

Tea and sympathy OR Beauty and the beast
Or the miniseries "Lorena"... tehe
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maxwelldeux wrote: September 14th, 2020, 11:09 pm
3eyes wrote: September 14th, 2020, 3:14 pm She took a risk - and gave him back his manhood

Tea and sympathy OR Beauty and the beast
Or the miniseries "Lorena"... tehe
Or the horror movie Teeth
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Something in the water makes people run away and scream.

Jaws OR Caddyshack
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Man falls in love with his lover’s daughter.

The Graduate OR Lolita
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Do not get on the wrong side of this bunch of merciless rebels or you'll be sorry!

The Matrix or Hababam Sınıfı
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Trouble brews when Jack Lemmon shares an apartment

The Apartment OR The Odd Couple
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Camp does not go to plan for some teenagers

Friday the 13th OR Meatballs?
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