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Fisher King, The (1991) -- (Movie Clip) Forgive Me! Egotistical New York radio shock jock Jack (Jeff Bridges) in his apartment preparing for his TV sitcom audition when he learns, from a TV reporter (Frazer Smith) that his caller “Edwin,” whom he’s encouraged to hate “yuppies,” has become a mass murderer, in Terry Gilliam’s The Fisher King, 1991.
Mara Maru (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Nice Big Emergency Director Gordon Douglas gets straight to business with action under the credits, introducing leading man Errol Flynn underwater, as Manila-based salvage expert Mason, Roberto Cabal and Henry Marco his local crew, in Mara Maru, 1952, with Ruth Roman and Raymond Burr.
Scarface (1983) -- (Movie Clip) You Should See The Other Kid After opening with news footage of the Mariel Boat Lift, director Brian DePalma's first shot of Al Pacino as Cuban "Tony Montana," runs over two minutes, interrogated by an immigration officer (Garnett Smith), with old movie references, in Scarface, 1983, original screenplay by Oliver Stone.
Near Dark (1987) -- (Movie Clip) That's A Pretty Name Early scenes, young cowboy Caleb (Adrian Pasdar) abandons his friends to pursue new-in-town Mae (Jenny Wright), who expresses some moderately weird thoughts, in Kathryn Bigelow's "vampire Western," Near Dark, 1987.
Je Tu Il Elle (1976) -- (Movie Clip) And So I Left Not much explanation is needed, nor will it come, as writer, director and star Chantal Akerman opens her second feature, the emphatically minimal Je Tu Il Elle (a.k.a. I You He She), 1976.
Je Tu Il Elle (1976) -- (Movie Clip) I Stopped A Truck The writer, director and heretofore sole actor Chantal Akerman leaves the apartment, collecting a truck driver (now-celebrated French actor Niels Arestrup, in one of his first roles) and resumes her minimal narration, in her acclaimed second feature Je Tu Il Elle (a.k.a. I You He She), 1976.
Near Dark (1987) -- (Movie Clip) We'll Give Him A Week Coming to in the R-V after being bitten by Mae (Jenny Wright) then captured, Caleb (Adrian Pasdar) meets the relatively gracious ad-hoc vampire family, Severen, Jesse, Diamondback and Homer (Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen, Jenette Goldstein, Joshua Miller), in Kathryn Bigelow's Near Dark, 1987.
Rooty Toot Toot (1951) -- (Clip) UPA Trial testimony in song, Frankie And Johnny re-worked by Allen Alch and Phil Moore, in the UPA short Rooty Toot Toot, 1951, from the new Turner Classic Movies and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Jolly Frolics Collection DVD set, available at
Wrong Box, The -- (Movie Clip) Tontine Lawyer (Hilton Edwards) and clerk (Timothy Bateson) perform their duties administering the tontine, on which will hinge the events of The Wrong Box, 1966, from a story by Robert Louis Stevenson and his stepson Lloyd Osbourne.
Wrong Box, The -- (Movie Clip) Opening Credits Austin Powers would love the opening credits for The Wrong Box, 1966, starring Michael Caine, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, directed by Bryan Forbes, from a script by Larry Gelbart and Burt Shevelove.
Wrong Box, The -- (Movie Clip) Nutmeg Tarts Cousin Morris (Peter Cook) collects eggs and John (Dudley Moore) girls as a telegraph arrives and they rush to venerable uncle John (Ralph Richardson) in Bryan Forbes' The Wrong Box, 1966.
Wrong Box, The -- (Movie Clip) Masterman, Peacock First scene for medical student Michael (Michael Caine) who fails to discern that grandfather Masterman (John Mills) has not died, then must humor demented butler Peacock (Wifrid Lawson) in The Wrong Box, 1966.