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I believe you're looking for the movie The Fifth Element 1997 starring Bruce Willis. It features flying cars/ Aliens and lots of futuristic tech. It has a scene at the beginning where Aliens visit a Pyramid to collect the Elements as they are not safe on Earth anymore. Also the Alien singer scene below matches your question:


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From NNDB: Edwards' most famous work, The Pink Panther, was released in 1963, with Peter Sellers as Inspector Jacques Clouseau. The part had originally been cast with Peter Ustinov, but that actor reneged at the last minute, and Sellers stepped in, with his suggestion that the character be "bumbling", which, of course, changed not just the character, but ...


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It's called a "laugh track". They've been around since radio shows and they're often used to prompt the audience into finding the jokes funny. Before radio and television, audiences experienced live comedy performances in the presence of other audience members. Radio and early television producers attempted to recreate this atmosphere by introducing the ...


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This sounds like Charlie Bartlett. Let's look at the trailer... High school boy - Check Rich - Check Private to Public school - Check Wears uniform and not well liked - Check Psychiatrist - Check Giving counsel/drugs to fellow student in bathroom - Check I don't what else it could be!


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Initially it was a intended to be a drama, but as Kubrick started to work on the screenplay he began to see the absurdity and humor in many of the scenes and decided to write instead a "nightmare comedy." To quote Kubrick: After all, what could be more absurd than the very idea of two mega-powers willing to wipe out all human life because of an ...


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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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I do recall the first Pink Panther movie being less slapstick in its approach, a more subtle performance from the cast - but I would find it hard to believe that they set out to make a serious movie and ended up with a comedy. No matter how big the star, I simply don't believe they would let someone completely revise the genre of a movie like that. Peter ...


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After some Googling I found one movie that seems to be pretty much like you described it: Drop Dead Fred. "A young woman finds her already unstable life rocked by the presence of a rambunctious imaginary friend from childhood." The imaginary friend here is played by comedy actor Rik Mayall, wearing a green suit.


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There are plenty of reasons, as shown in this article on Looper: He's too much of a risk He's not as much of a box office draw as he used to be He stopped promoting Kick-Ass 2 His method acting got crazy during Man on the Moon There may be issues getting him insured He's been dealing with some personal issues He's gone public with some ...


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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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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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Yes and no. Raimi and co wanted to make a film, but felt that going for a comedy wasn't a great idea - and after doing their research at the local drive-in, knew that horror was the way to go. They made a short horror promo, Within the Woods, and the positive reaction they got from this propelled the development and shooting of Evil Dead. Even though they ...


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This is Final Destination 5 (2011) Sam Lawton is on his way to a company retreat with his colleagues. While their bus crosses the North Bay Bridge, Sam has a premonition that the bridge will collapse, killing everyone on it, except for his ex-girlfriend Molly Harper, who he manages to get across the bridge safely. In a ...


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You have to look at different versions/transcripts to get the full meaning of that passage. While I haven't seen that particular one, I have heard this skit in a different format: Or sometimes if he’s on the bed with you he’ll climb onto your chest and stick his ass right in your face: “Hey, here’s my ass! Check my ass, Daddy! Get a nice, clean look at my ...


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Weekend at Bernie's probably, but it's been awhile. A pair of losers try to pretend that their murdered employer is really alive, but the murderer is out to "finish him off."


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Sounds a lot like Throw Momma From The Train Here is the plot synopsis - Larry (Billy Crystal), an author with a cruel ex-wife, Margaret (Kate Mulgrew), teaches a writing workshop where Owen (Danny DeVito), one of his students, is fed up with his domineering mother (Anne Ramsey). When Owen watches a Hitchcock classic that seems to mirror his own life, ...


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I can say with strong certainty that the film you are referring to is called 'Don't just stand there' (1968). The film stars Robert Wagner and the woman that performs the fighting is the busty, statuesque Barbara Rhoades. However I should point out that Barbara is not in a bathtub when she is attacked. However at some point in the film she does appear in a ...


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This is the plot of Zig Zag Story from 1983. The lives of three Parisians - a color-blind painter, a radio show host and a perverted photographer - intertwine and go hilariously out of control. A classic cult comedy from the 80's. Every single thing you mentioned is there; also memorable were its chain-reaction opening titles:


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May it can be this one? Woops! @ IMDB.com Synopsis: The series centered around the six survivors of a world nuclear holocaust. The six of them live together in an abandoned farm house while trying to survive and re-establish civilization. Source: Wikipedia


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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 his ...


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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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I believe you're talking about Dweebs, a show described as: Warren ( Peter Scolari), was a young computer software writer whose programs had made him a legend in the industry. Unfortunately, he was painfully shy and socially maladjusted as well as eccentric ( to come up with ideas for the next " killer app," he bounced on a trampoline in his office). His ...


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Not a definitive answer, but perhaps a clue can be found in this interview with Michael Richards where he claims that the version of events in Man on the Moon was not correct. Three excerpts: Richards: Yeah, and in the movie, "Man in the Moon," that's not correct. That's not how it happened because the network didn't really know about it either. No ...


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Yes, I saw documentaries with Blake Edwards and he knows lot about comedy and visual gags. I'm sure he knew he was doing a comedy. The Spanish documentary "Y usted ... ¿de que se ríe?" contains an interview with Blake Edwards about comedy.


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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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Seems you saw a clip from the season 2 premiere of Nip/Tuck from 2004 where Gina, whose baby Christian helps her with, is lactating and doesn't want to ruin her silk shirt, so she asks Christian to suck out the milk instead. Eventually, Christian reluctantly relents and is then offered a glass of milk with his cake by another woman (Julia) holding a jug. ...


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In 2013 he ended his relationship with his agents/managers Eric Gold and Jimmy Miller - they had represented him for the prior 25 years of his career. The following year he signed with Rick Yorn's LBI Entertainment. We are not privy to the discussions of possible work or contractual obligations each party had for the other during each contract. However, ...


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TVTropes defines this as the Not-So-Innocent Whistle In media of all types, especially comics and cartoons, the "innocent" whistle is a main staple, often played for humor. Alice, feeling mischievous, decides to, say, throw a snowball at Bob. Bob is knocked off his feet. He pulls himself up and spins around to see no one around in the area but Alice, who ...


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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 The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997), starring Bill Murray: An American gets a ticket for an audience participation game in London, then gets involved in a case of mistaken identity. As an international plot unravels around him, he thinks it's all part of the act. Wikipedia page Trailer


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