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The Quirky, Corny, Groan-Inducing Double Feature Game

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The Quirky, Corny, Groan-Inducing Double Feature Game

Postby srowley75 » January 30th, 2009, 9:45 pm

I played this in another film group and, given the number of true movie nerds (like myself) among us, I thought it might be fun to try here.

You simply create a humorous-sounding double feature by pairing two movies that, simply by virtue of their titles, seem well-paired or else seem ironically paired. Some examples:

Under the Volcano (1984)
and
The Hot Rock (1972)

What Do You Say to a Naked Lady? (1970)
and
Cover Up (1991)

Can't Stop the Music (1981)
and
Shoot the Piano Player (1962)

I Know Where I'm Going! (1945)
and
Which Way is Up? (1977)

Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? (1968)
and
The Dark Corner (1946)

The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)
and
Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
and
Super Size Me (2004)

When Worlds Collide (1951)
and
Boom! (1968)

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
and
Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

Anyone else wanna give it a try? Anyone? :roll:

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Postby CharlieT » February 1st, 2009, 1:51 pm

I'll try a couple.

With Six You Get Eggroll (1968)
and
Cheaper By the Dozen (1950)

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane (1962)
and
The Searchers (1956)

Chess (1993)
and
The Mating Game (1959)

Hurricane (1979)
and
Twister (1996)
and
Gone With the Wind (1939) - triple feature

St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)
and
Send Me No Flowers (1964)

The Running Man (1987)
and
Catch Me If You Can (1959)
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Postby srowley75 » February 2nd, 2009, 9:48 am

Woo Hoo! I snared a participant! Way to go, CharlieT!

Some more:

The Flintstones (1993)
and
Drop Dead Fred (1991)

When a Stranger Calls (1979)
and
Tell Them Willie Boy is Here (1970)

Unhook the Stars (1996)
and
The Stars Fell on Henrietta (1996)

The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
and
Dumb and Dumber (1994)

Going Hollywood (1933)
and
The Road to Perdition (2002)

Who's That Knocking at My Door? (1968)
and
The Fuller Brush Man (1950)

Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)
and
Blow (2000)

What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (1968)
and
I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)

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Postby CharlieT » February 2nd, 2009, 4:06 pm

A couple more:

Dinner at Eight (1933)
and
Eating Raoul (1982)

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
and
My Dinner with Andre (1981)

Death of a Salesman (1951)
and
Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will? (1990)

batteries not included (1987)
and
Die Hard (1988)

Which Way to the Front? (1970)
and
North by Northwest (1959)

Punchline (1988)
and
The Farmer's Daughter (1947)

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
and
The Egg and I (1947)

Enough for now. :shock:
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Postby srowley75 » February 3rd, 2009, 9:59 am

CharlieT wrote:Enough for now. :shock:


Oh please, just a few more...

Running on Empty (1987)
and
The Long Walk Home (1990)

Life is Beautiful (1998)
and
Life Stinks (1991)

Heavy Traffic (1973)
and
Late for Dinner (1991)

I Love Trouble (1994)
and
So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)

Hey Good Lookin' (1982)
and
What's Cooking? (2000)

I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)
and
White Squall (1996)

Heartburn (1986)
and
Gas-s-s-s! (1971)

What's the Matter With Helen? (1971)
and
She's Having a Baby (1987)

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Postby ChiO » February 3rd, 2009, 11:14 am

All-day (and night) feature:

SUNRISE (1927)
and
HIGH NOON (1952)
and
NIGHTFALL (1956)
and
MIDNIGHT (1939)
and
THE MORNING AFTER (1986)
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Postby srowley75 » February 3rd, 2009, 2:01 pm

A "Woo Hoo!" marathon:

Scooby Doo (2002)
Betty Blue (1986)
Down to You (2000)
Never So Few (1959)
Zou Zou (1934)
Woo (1998)
The Crew (2000)
Lulu (1962)
Who(ever) Slew Auntie Roo? (1971)
The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)
and an Oscar-winning short, When Magoo Flew (1954)

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double bill

Postby melwalton » February 3rd, 2009, 11:18 pm

I LIKE IT1 I LIKE IT!

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DOUBLE FEATURE

Postby melwalton » February 3rd, 2009, 11:31 pm

MUSIC FOR MILLIONS 44 .... TOO MUCH HARMONY 33
CASANOVA .... 1918 ...... 20 MILLION SWEETHEARTS ..1934
KID MILLIONS ..34 .... BROTHER CAN YOU SPARE A DIME ... 33.
I KNOW WHERE I'M GOING ..45 ....FOLLIES BERGERE DE PARIS ... 35
WE'RE NOT DRESSING .. 34 .... ANYTHING GOES ..36'
WHO DONE IT ..42 .... YOU'LL FIND OUT ..37
IF I'LL SEE TOU IN MY DREAMS .98 ... I WAKE UP SCREAMING ..41
HARLOW .. 65 ... THE PERFECT SPECIMEN ..37 .... MEL
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DBL

Postby melwalton » February 4th, 2009, 12:33 am

CHATTERBOX 43 ... SHUT MY BIG MOUTH 42
A BEDTIME STORY 33 ... THE BIG SLEEP 46
CABIN IN THE SKY 43 VERTIGO 58

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Postby srowley75 » February 4th, 2009, 4:05 pm

Thanks for your contributions, ChiO and Mel!

Don't think you have to limit it yourself only to double features - marathons are also welcome!

-Stephen

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Postby knitwit45 » February 4th, 2009, 4:10 pm

I can't come up with a matinee, let alone a double feature! This sure is fun to read. Thanks Stephen, for starting it.

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Postby srowley75 » February 5th, 2009, 1:36 pm

Glad you've enjoyed it, Nancy.

A few more, then I'll call it quits for a while:

Fat Man and Little Boy (1990)
and
Blow Up (1966)

The Opposite Sex and How to Live With Them (1993)
and
How to Murder Your Wife (1965)

[A "clothing phobia" double feature]
Cape Fear (1991)
and
Fear of a Black Hat (1995)

Breaking the Waves (1996)
and
Splash! (1984)

Tomorrow (1972)
and
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

Gimme Shelter (1970)
and
Let Him Have It (1991)

jdb1

Postby jdb1 » February 5th, 2009, 2:04 pm

Sorry, I don't have years for these:

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
Little Man, What Now?

Titanic
Help!
Lifeboat
The Rescuers Down Under
The Survivors
Five Came Back

Rebel Without a Cause
1776
George Washington Slept Here
Surrender
The Madness of King George
The New Land

Drive, He Said
Don't Look Back
I Know Where I'm Going
Detour
Spinout
Taxi, Mister?


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