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citoyen

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #50 on: July 10, 2020, 03:55:11 pm »
Four teenage boys go for a walk in the woods and tell each other stories to pass the time

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #51 on: July 10, 2020, 04:34:37 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..."
Is that The Wizard of Oz;D
Yes. Not my quote.

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #52 on: July 10, 2020, 05:23:12 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)

Me. That's why I added a spolier. But then I'm not a huge film watcher.
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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #53 on: July 10, 2020, 05:54:14 pm »
racist stereotyical chinese bloke jumps out on englishman hamming it up with a dodgy french accent

don't stop your spaceship for an unintelligible message, it won't end well.

Two men deliver a letter to another man, he doesn't want it

man in a vest gets beaten up, kills the baddies

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #54 on: July 10, 2020, 06:23:00 pm »
High schooler gets revenge on bullies, with hilarious consequences

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citoyen

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #55 on: July 10, 2020, 06:46:28 pm »
Man takes a job in post-war Vienna, visits the funfair.

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #56 on: July 10, 2020, 06:52:47 pm »
Something apparently inconsequential happens, and then the murders began.
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citoyen

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #57 on: July 10, 2020, 06:53:25 pm »
Man with harmonica arrives in small town. Only knows one tune. A few hours later, he finds the man who originally gave him the harmonica and returns it to him.

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #58 on: July 10, 2020, 06:56:16 pm »
Moustachioed tradesman calls round to fix housewife's fridge and ["Smash the patriarchy!" – Bethany (10)]
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Tim Hall

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #59 on: July 10, 2020, 06:58:50 pm »
Lady waiting for train gets something in her eye.
Then she has a cup of tea.

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citoyen

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #60 on: July 10, 2020, 06:59:28 pm »
Pipe-smoking Frenchman visits the seaside. Plays table tennis. Keeps his mac on.

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citoyen

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #61 on: July 10, 2020, 07:00:11 pm »
Lady waiting for train gets something in her eye.
Then she has a cup of tea.
Excellent!
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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #62 on: July 10, 2020, 07:00:27 pm »
Plumber arrives to find underdressed homeowner.

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citoyen

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Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #63 on: July 10, 2020, 07:05:04 pm »
Girl runs away from home, gets job as housemaid for a commune of miners.

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citoyen

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #64 on: July 10, 2020, 07:07:23 pm »
Two heavy metal obsessed teenagers spend the weekend working on their school history project.

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #65 on: July 10, 2020, 07:14:50 pm »
Something hazardous happens to [building|ship|aeroplane|bus|submarine|small town].  Day saved, probably by Gene Hackman.  Shelley Winters may be killed utterly to DETH.
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Tim Hall

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #66 on: July 10, 2020, 07:17:10 pm »
A man is housebound having broken his leg.
He's a right nosy bastard.

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #67 on: July 10, 2020, 07:27:53 pm »
Couple fall in love.  She dies at the end.

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ElyDave

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #68 on: July 10, 2020, 07:32:42 pm »
a man is housebound having broken his leg
his nurse is a right bitch
“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.” –Charles Dickens

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #69 on: July 10, 2020, 07:34:19 pm »
A headmaster is late for a meeting.

Doesn't matter how you describe that, it's an utterly shite waste of 90 minutes - give or take.
VELOMANCER

Well that's the more blunt way of putting it but as usual he's dead right.

ElyDave

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #70 on: July 10, 2020, 07:38:28 pm »
He's not the Messiah,
He's a very naughty boy
“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.” –Charles Dickens

Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #71 on: July 10, 2020, 08:20:19 pm »
a man is housebound having broken his leg
his nurse is a right bitch
ha!

Kim

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #72 on: July 10, 2020, 08:36:47 pm »
Some cats introduce themselves.  More cats introduce themselves.  One of them goes to heaven[1].

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(Disclaimer: I'm too scared to have seen the film version, but I assume it's the same plot.  It seems to naturally lend itself to this thread.)


[1] Not the gay club.
Careful, Kim. Your sarcasm's showing...

Tim Hall

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #73 on: July 10, 2020, 11:25:18 pm »
A man gets lots of people to build a bridge then realises he shouldn't have.

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Re: Movie plots - the unattractive version
« Reply #74 on: July 11, 2020, 11:26:33 am »
Man dies and sticks around for the rest of the film.

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