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Movie plots - the unattractive version
« on: July 09, 2020, 04:01:46 pm »
Describe a favourite movie plot in a way that makes the movie sound boring and tedious.
<i>Marmite slave</i>

Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2020, 04:02:26 pm »
Ethnically diverse group set out to get rid of some jewelry. The original owner wants the jewelry back.

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Mrs Pingu

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2020, 04:32:36 pm »
4 blokes wearing metal go looking for a cup

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In the same vein you could also have:
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FifeingEejit

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2020, 04:40:19 pm »
Aliens take part in building conservation movement

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2020, 05:08:54 pm »
There's the well-known "Girl arrives in a new country and kills the first person she meets, then forms a group and plots to kill again..."

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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2020, 05:24:06 pm »
Girl raised in a cult is obsessed with killing someone to prevent more killing.

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ElyDave

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2020, 07:06:14 pm »
Short bloke with hairy feet goes for a long walk with short blokes with beards, to evict a lizard from a hole in the ground
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Mr Larrington

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2020, 07:13:29 pm »
In similar vein: blokes dispose of a piece of jewellery.

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Kim

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2020, 08:01:48 pm »
Academic goes looking for a cup

*Terrible* academic goes looking for a cup.

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On a related theme:

Academic recruited by military to help open door, stops publishing to pursue alternative career.

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Careful, Kim. Your sarcasm's showing...

citoyen

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2020, 08:12:26 pm »
Some old rich duffer on his deathbed won't stop banging on about the toboggan he had when he was a kid.

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"The future's all yours, you lousy bicycles."

citoyen

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2020, 08:13:46 pm »
Italian-American joins family business. Is quite successful.

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"The future's all yours, you lousy bicycles."

citoyen

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2020, 08:20:13 pm »
Cuban immigrant to the US struggles to make a living in the hospitality industry.

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"The future's all yours, you lousy bicycles."

citoyen

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2020, 08:23:10 pm »
Adopted farm boy buys broken machine from scrap dealer. Goes looking for his real dad. Discovers he's a bit of a cunt. They argue a bit.

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"The future's all yours, you lousy bicycles."

citoyen

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2020, 08:26:11 pm »
Two halfwitted Edwardian kids have a dad who doesn't know they exist and a nanny who won't stop singing.

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"The future's all yours, you lousy bicycles."

citoyen

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #14 on: July 09, 2020, 08:27:43 pm »
Computer programmer with a bit of a rebellious streak tells tech bosses he doesn't want to work for them any more.

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"The future's all yours, you lousy bicycles."

citoyen

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #15 on: July 09, 2020, 08:28:19 pm »
(sorry, I'll shut up now)
"The future's all yours, you lousy bicycles."

Jaded

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #16 on: July 09, 2020, 11:09:08 pm »
Is it just me or is anyone else struggling with these? (Beyond Mary Poppins, of course) (oh god, I hope Mary Poppins is one of them)
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Jaded

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #17 on: July 09, 2020, 11:09:55 pm »
Two blokes go to Jupiter with a faulty computer.

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« Reply #18 on: July 09, 2020, 11:16:50 pm »
A man who's bored with his job joins various support groups.

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« Reply #19 on: July 10, 2020, 08:24:31 am »
Two housewives go for a driving holiday without their husbands.

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<i>Marmite slave</i>

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« Reply #20 on: July 10, 2020, 08:24:57 am »
A headmaster is late for a meeting.

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<i>Marmite slave</i>

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« Reply #21 on: July 10, 2020, 09:09:11 am »
A boy misses school for a day.
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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #22 on: July 10, 2020, 09:12:34 am »
There's the well-known "Girl arrives in a new country and kills the first person she meets, then forms a group and plots to kill again..."
Is that The Wizard of Oz;D

fboab

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #23 on: July 10, 2020, 09:14:51 am »
Girl returns home. Not much has changed.

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T42

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #24 on: July 10, 2020, 09:15:43 am »
Thick peasant with shady uncle grows carnations.
I've dusted all those old bottles and set them up straight.