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It's The Creature Wasn't Nice (AKA Naked Space AKA Spaceship) from 1981 with Leslie Nielsen. When the spaceship Vertigo stops to explore a previously unknown planet, the crew finds an unrecognized dollop of protoplasm and takes it aboard ship to return it to earth for analysis. On board, lifeform expands into an oozing person-eating monster which ...


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My guess is Get Smart, Again!(1989). Don Adams was the agent. #2 and #3 sound like variations on the running joke of the "cone of silence". This movie featured the variation called "hover cover", where several helicopters hovered nearby to drown out the sound. The third one is the classic "cone of silence", but with a kind of subtitle feature.


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This is a fairly common trope in Westerns and any film where a foreigner meets a native tribe, see 'Accidental Marriage' on TVTropes, but I'm sure your referring to Shanghai Noon, the 2000 comedy movie staring Luke Wilson and Jackie Chan. Jackie's Chon Wang was the guy in question. The wife was only credited as Indian Wife, played by actress Brandon Merrill. ...


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Sounds like the opening credits of Stir Crazy, a 1980 comedy with Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor (and directed by Sidney Poitier!). They featured a few vignettes from New York, and one of them was the exact scene you've described (a woman's heel gets stuck in a grate, a man pretends to help her and cops a feel, and she hits him with her handbag). You can see ...


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You're describing a strange scene from My Boss's Daughter from 2003 in which Ashton Kutcher wanders into the wrong house. From the Movie Spoiler: Tom sees O.J. [the owl] and runs into some house. There the family mistakes him for their daughter's date, Albert. She comes down and has this bandage over her head because she was shot in the head. Tom ...


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This is a Mel Brooks movie called History of the World: Part 1 The chess scene can be found on youtube. I actually saw this at a drive-in theater.


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British sitcom Only When I Laugh which ran on ITV in 1979-1982. A rather naive, middle-class man is admitted to a hospital ward and finds that he is sharing it with a working-class layabout and an upper-class hypochondriac. All three of them cause headaches for the hospital staff. Here's the intro with that H-A-P-P-Y song: ...


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This cinematic masterpiece is no-other than the John Waters film A Dirty Shame (2004). It almost unbelievably stars Chris Isaak (yep), however its Jonny Knoxville who has the (somewhat) honor of the head jizz .... climax :)


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That sounds very much like the scene in Top Secret! with Val Kilmer. The scene in question:


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It's TvTropes to the rescue again, where they decided to call the technique Mundane Made Awesome and present a few billion examples from movies, TV, advertising and other media. Edgar Wright's films get a mention, of course, as they are particularly rife with the specific example you've mentioned: parodies of tooling-up montages (Tropes calls it Lock and ...


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When Women Lost Their Tails, an Italian cavemen comedy (one of several) from 1972. Filli (Senta Berger) and the other cavemen from "When Women Had Tails" are living a carefree, if boring life inside a dinosaur skeleton. But when conman Ham (Lando Buzzanca) introduces them to the concept of currency and economics, their lives fall apart. On top of that, ...


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There are a lot of great mockumentary style comedy shows such as The Office, Parks and Recreation, Modern Family, etc. My question is who invented this style? Who was the first to make a show or a movie that way? Early examples of mockumentaries. The general genre of what you describe is known as a “mockumenary”. An early example of this genre is ...


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Yep, Tim Curry's the henchman, and the battle's between Denis Leary and William Shatner, no less! You're looking for Loaded Weapon 1 from 1993 starring Emilio Estevez and Samuel L. Jackson. However, I think the implication is that Tim Curry can't find the final quotation (it's from a Beatles song) in the quotation book, hence Leary loses the quote battle and ...


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Kentucky Fried Movie contained both of these scenes. The Kentucky Fried Movie is a 1977 American anthology comedy film directed by John Landis. The film's writers were the team of David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker, who went on to write and direct Airplane!, Top Secret!, and the Police Squad! television series and its film spinoffs, The ...


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Pretty sure it's this Swedish movie "Kunglig toilette" (literally "Royal Toilet") from 1986 https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kunglig_toilette Translated: https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=sv&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=https%3A%2F%2Fsv.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FKunglig_toilette&edit-text= The film is set in a small ...


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According to Wikipedia: A bromantic comedy is a film genre that is closely related to the romantic comedy film genre with close male relationships instead. Many define it as, "A romantic comedy based on an eerily close platonic heterosexual relationship between two (or more) bros."


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Dramas tend to have very involved plots. There are a lot of details to fill in, a lot of twists to the plot, a lot of storytelling. Comedies, on the other hand, often have simpler plots with less details. The focus is on the humor, not necessarily the story (although there has to be a storyline, even if it's simple). With regards to TV shows, most ...


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This sounds like the plot of Virgin Territory from 2007 with Hayden Christensen and Mischa Barton which was a sort of Medieval American Pie, though I think it's a count there, not a king. From Wiki: The film is set in Tuscany during the Black Death. As in the Decameron, ten young Florentines take refuge from the plague. But instead of telling stories, ...


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Sounds like you're after Senior Skip Day from 2008 with Lea Thompson and Tara Reid. When Adam accidentally gives up the location for the senior skip day party to his school's principal, he offers up his house as a new location. But for it to be a success, he needs to get his senior class to his house and stop the principal from crashing the party. The ...


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You're looking for the 1993 special Tracey Ullman: A Class Act. Both sketches are on Wiki: The show opens aboard "Class Air", a British airline that seats passengers according to social class: lower, middle, upper. Airline steward, Trevor Ayliss, explains to an American passenger the seating arrangement. Young girl Janie Pillsworth is put into a ...


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Seems you're after Billy Wilder's Buddy Buddy from 1981 with Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Hitman Trabucco has been hired to eliminate Rudy "Disco" Gambola before he testifies against fellow members of the Mob, but completing the contract becomes problematic once he encounters suicidal Victor Clooney, an emotionally disturbed television censor staying ...


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Sounds like The Big Ask from 2013, but the guy isn't dying. Three couples head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants. That one thing is to sleep with all their girlfriends. I can understand your confusion, though, because the phrase 'dying of cancer' ...


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Found it, the movie is Coming & Going from 2011: Here is the plot including all elements from your question: Lee (Rhys Darby) is a young, skilled OBGYN who lacks confidence when it comes to talking to women outside his successful medical practice. A minor injury temporarily lands him in a wheelchair and it is at that precise time that he meets his ...


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You're looking for Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996). "Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking your Juice in the Hood" is a parody of several U.S. films about being in the 'Hood', for instance "Boyz n the Hood", "South Central", "Menace II Society", "Higher Learning" and "Juice". We follow Ashtray ...


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I think you might be thinking of "Hello Again" with Shelly Long. A suburban housewife chokes to death, and is brought back to life by her sister. Shelly's character's name is Lucy. And she has to fall in love again before the next full moon or she will die again. Her husband is played by Corben Bernson and he falls in love with Sela Ward. Lucy trys to ...


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Sounds like Killer Pad, a 2008 horror comedy directed by Robert Englund. Three naive guys, in their 20s, drive from Illinois to LA. A sleazy real-estate agent gives them a great deal on a house in the Hollywood Hills. The night they arrive, a solitary Mexican, who speaks only Spanish, tries to warn them that the place is possessed by Satan. They don't ...


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This sounds like a scene from the 2001 movie Pearl Harbor, starring Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, and Kate Beckinsale. There is a scene where the new pilots are at a club bar trying to pick up the nurses. One pilot gives another pilot some kind of liquid to put under his eyes. The idea is that he will tell her that he might die any day, and the liquid will ...


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It could be Didier, a French movie released in 1997. I am not sure about the "I love you" part, but it's definitely about a dog turned into a man. Jean-Pierre, a frazzled sport agent, has better things to do than to look after his friend's labrador Didier. An amazing discovery will lead him off on an amazing adventure


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Might have been "Waxwork" a 1988 movie. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waxwork_(film) I actually watched the sequel first, early to mid '90s movie, pretty different, follows straight on from the original. More comedic than number one too.


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I believe you could be talking about "Hot Pursuit". The tall girl would be Sofía Vergara. And the initial scene description appears to match: Rose Cooper is a San Antonio Police Department officer whose work ethic has made her too intense in her personal life. While out on a date, she scares the guy away after she defensively pulls a gun on him. She ...



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