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You are describing a scene from Top Secret: When Nick and Val reach the resistance, a high latch opens and a man appears through it. But when he opens the door, he's short (he's the guy on the left here). Here's the clip: ...


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John 3:16, New International Version: For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. Rollen Stewart used to go to loads and loads of sporting events in the 70's, and he would hold up a sign with just "John 3:16" on it. He was trying to spread a message. Other people ...


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The reason you didn't find is probably because it features Albert Brooks, not Robin Williams. I ran a google search for "movie india pakistan islam comedian" and found this: Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World: To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on ...


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You are thinking of the movie "Life as We Know It", from 2010. In it, there is a couple that falls in love, marries and has a baby. They die in an automobile accident, and while the respective god parents don't like each other, they come together for the sake of the baby and end up falling for each other.


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A chicken swallows an engagement ring in the B&W Edgar Kennedy comedy short "Feather Your Nest" From 1944. You can watch it here on Youtube (the ring is eaten around minute 12).


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High Spirits (1988) Edited from the LA Times, here's a synopsis: An impoverished Lord, Peter Plunkett desperately tries to save his bankrupt patrimony by converting his castle into a ghostly theme park with banshees on pulleys and servants under sheets. Like you said, there were others at the castle: Sharon, married to a charming nebbish Jack, ...


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Two good contemporary takes on black humor and Jewish humor are the documentaries Why We Laugh (2004) and When Jews Were Funny (2013), notable for their blend of historical insight and on-camera interviews with American comedians who may be said to represent their respective cultures of comedy -- and I would say that in spite of the Venn diagram for race and ...


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Sounds like Disconnect from 2012 with Jason Bateman. From an online recap: 15-year-old outcast son (Jonah Bobo) is duped online by a couple of sadistic classmates. The two creeps develop a fake Facebook profile of a girl, strike up a friendship with the boy, and then ask that he send over a nude photo of himself, which they circulate throughout the ...


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Frog and Wombat (1998) From her bedroom window, Alli (code name "Frog") thinks that she has discovered the cover up of a serious crime. She is convinced that her new school principal has committed a murder, and she is going to prove it! When her best friend, Jane (code name "Wombat"), rejects this idea, a brazen Frog decides to set up ...


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That Funny Feeling (1965) Joan Howell, a young and pretty maid-for-hire, meets and begins dating wealthy New York City businessman Tom Milford. Embarrassed about bringing him back to her tiny apartment that she shares with her roommate Audrey, Joan brings Tom over to a fancy apartment that she cleans on a daily basis not knowing that it's ...


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Néa (1976) In Genève, bookseller and publisher Axel Thorpe catches willful, rich 16-year old Sibylle Ashby shop lifting. She brags about her writing, so he challenges her to produce a book. She writes an erotic novel that Thorpe publishes anonymously, and it becomes a best seller. She also tries to capture the love of this 40-year old ...


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The movie you are thinking of is Big Daddy. Adam Sandler plays a layabout that ends up taking care of his roommates illegitimate child. The scene that you recall was during a poker game with some of his friends, and can be seen here. The link to the Wiki synopsis of the film is here.


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This is from Lucky Luke and the Daltons from 2004. IIRC it's a magic red sombrero that makes the wearer invulnerable. You can see the scene here (the exact moment is around 1:35):


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Sounds like Love and Mary from 2007. Here's the trailer. From Wiki: Hoping to raise money from engagement presents [heroine Mary] decides to visit her family in Texas with her [nerdy] fiancé, Brent. Brent comes down with an allergy before the trip and she takes his twin brother Jake, a jailbird, to pretend to be Brent. While in Texas she falls in love ...


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Pretty sure this is the sequel to The Odd Couple, The Odd Couple II from 1998, where Walter Mattahu and Jack Lemmon go through all kinds of trouble when they try to reach their childrens' wedding in time. Along the way, an old man offers them a ride, saying that though it's a five hour drive, they will be there "in less than two hours". But when they ...


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Sounds like Planes, Trains and Automobiles starring Steve Martin, where he's an executive trying to get home for Christmas?


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No - if you want to be exacting about it. They appeared in 21 Jump Street in tribute to the characters they played on the original TV series the movie was based on. We never see them actually die and 22 Jump Street makes zero mention of them or their futures. It is likely they are dead given the wounds they received, but they are not confirmed dead at any ...


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Perhaps High Road to China (1983) with Tom Selleck? From an online recap: Rich woman hires drunken pilot (Selleck) to fly her to China to find her missing father. It also features this exchange between them: [Man:] Speak! [Woman:] Speak?! If you or one more person tells me to speak or to not speak, or to lower my eyes, I am going to let you ...


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I believe you are describing the 1965 movie "Situation Hopeless...But Not Serious", with Alec Guinness and Robert Redford. In it, two aviators are forced to bail out over Germany. They are hidden in a cellar by a friendly German who enjoys their company so much that he lies to them letting them think the war is not over after it ends.


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You're right about this gag being popular. Other than the movies you have already mentioned (Kingpin and What A Way To Go! from 1964 with Shirley MacLaine), this also appears in City Slickers II (1994), For Richer or Poorer (1997) and Ice Age 3 (2009). But surprisingly, though it's not explicitly shown and only lasts a couple of seconds, the gag was hinted ...


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Sounds like The Court Jester with Danny Kaye from 1955: Set in medieval England, the plot concerns the struggle to restore to the throne the rightful heir, a baby with a distinguishing birthmark, the purple pimpernel on his posterior. Danny Kaye plays Hubert Hawkins, an ex-carnival entertainer who becomes minstrel to the Black Fox, a Robin Hood-type ...


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I think you mean Switching Channels (1988) with Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds & Christopher Reeve: Sully is the producer of a cable news network program. Christy is his ex-wife and best reporter. Her desire to quit the news business and marry Blaine, a sporting goods manufacturer comes as an innocent man is about to be executed. Sully's attempts to ...


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Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey Bill and Ted are pushed from a cliff by evil robot versions of themselves. Later they go to Heaven and the gatekeeper (a black man) asks them the meaning of life.


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I don't think it is set in the Mediterranean, but I believe you might be thinking of the French comedy "Hibernatus", in which a man that is exploring the South Pole (Although a synopsis on IMDB says Greenland) ends up frozen in a block of ice, and found/thawed out 90 years later.


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Big Daddy with Adam Sandler and Rob Schneider


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Possibly Love Bites from 1993. From the Wiki recap: Vampire Zachary Simms (Adam Ant) has just awakened in his coffin from a 100 year sleep in the crypt under Kendall's house and comes out through the secret door in her fireplace to face the brave, new world. He soon befriends her. It also takes place in a house with a small set of stairs leading up to ...


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Alternately if it's John Cleese, it could be Clockwise. He's a time obsessed head teacher who has disasters trying to make an important meeting.


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If you need the title, it's called The Other Side. From the Kokomo Tribune, 1996: Mark Curry takes his comedy act back to Oakland's Paramount Theater, where he watched comedians and rock stars as a teenager. "Mark Curry —The Other Side" debuted Saturday on the HBO Comedy Hour, with repeats Thursday, Aug. 25 and 27. The star of the ABC series "Hangin' ...


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The Last Drop (wiki), 2005 British commandos sent to retrieve art and gold, competing with German deserters and the SS to get it during Operation Market Garden. Pretty much "The Monuments Men" vs. "Three Kings".


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This is Private Resort from 1985 starring the very young Johnny Depp and Rob Morrow as teenagers in a Miami resort. Morrow keeps running into a jewel thief called the Maestro (Hector Elizondo) and his wife. In one scene, Morrow poses as a barber and gives the Maestro a terrible haircut (shaving his hair down the middle); in another he poses as a runway model ...



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