1997 film inspired by a comic book by Lowell Cunningham. The Men In Black, Will Smith & Tommy Lee Jones, spawned a number of sequels and an animated television series.

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Did Big Tobacco fund MIB 1 and 2?

I just saw Men in Black 3 and enjoyed it immensely. There was practically no smoking in the film. In MIB 1 and 2, there was a lot of smoking and tobacco product placement. Did the makers of the ...
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What was the purpose of the test in the room with uncomfortable chairs in Men in Black?

In the beginning of Men in Black, when Will Smith is in the room with the other candidates for the job, they're all sitting those egg-style chairs with a table in the middle. This is where they're ...
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When J's history is erased do they do so with the knowledge that Jeebs knows his identity?

Before being inducted into MiB, K takes J into Jeebs' Pawn Shop. Jeebs calls him "Officer Edwards" (Knowing J's name) Jeebs obviously knows J from his pre-MiB life. When J's history is erased do they ...
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How much involment does the government actually have with the M.I.B. department?

In Men In Black, how much control, if any, does the government actually have in the M.I.B. department? When J is first being introduced to the department, K tells him the story of an "underfunded ...
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Who played the locksmith in the first Men in Black film?

In the first Men in Black film, there is a scene where agents K and J go to visit Frank the Pug to ask about the galaxy. As their car pulls up, J says "now that's the worst disguise ever" referring ...
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Change in neuralyzer color in MIB films

In Men in Black (1997), the neuralyzer devices employ a red flash. A few years later, in Men in Black II (2002), the neuralyzers have apparently been upgraded or modified, and now use a blue flash. ...
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Are the Men In Black movies an example of spiritual growth?

Are these movies an example of--or a type of playbook for--spiritual growth? The first movie forces J (Will Smith) to shed the reality of People; to let go of the world he knew. The second movie ...
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Did Edwards pass the MiB test? [duplicate]

In Men In Black (1997), K tells Edwards to come to the MiB building where he ends up with a few members from different branches of the military. They're all there to take a test to join the MiB. What ...
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How can agent J be a member of MIB when K was killed by Boris

In Men In Black, Agent K recruits Agent J. However, in Men In Black 3, K was killed by Boris in the past, and next morning, J was still a part of MIB. How can it be possible? K recruited J and K was ...