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The first film that sprang to mind when you asked this question was Bean (1997). This film, the first based on a popular character created by Richard Curtis and Rowen Atkinson,took approx. $250,000,000 on an $18,000,000 budget. Here are the final stats for the film's box office. Regardless of your feelings toward this type of humor (predominantly ...


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What makes people laugh. There are surprisingly many theories about what makes us laugh! The most popular theories fall under the umbrella of “incongruity” and date back to Aristotle, who said that the best way to get a laugh was to set up an expectation and then deliver something “that gives a twist.” Theorists like Immanual Kant, Arthur Schopenhauer, and ...


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Any chance it might be Snake in the Eagle's Shadow? it's an early Jackie Chan and he develops his own cat style (complete with cat shrieks), which sounds like what you describe, but his hesitations were not due to bad experience with this move, rather his horrid uncle. If it's not, it's a movie worth watching if you haven't already - for the comedy value ...


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A: It costs too much. A simplistic analogy is a new college graduate saying, “You know, I’m just going to buy 10 houses at the same time and sell them all on the same day and make millions” – vs. buying, selling, buying selling, to build equity, to learn the product/markets along the way, and to spread the insane distribution negotiation process out. So – ...



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