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#1 MarshaKatz

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Posted Today, 11:03 AM

The Whole Town's Talking

The Scapegoat

The Corsican Brothers

The Man in the Iron Mask

Pardon My Past

Assignment in Brittany

Stolen Face

Hollow Triumph (reissued as "The Scar")


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Posted Today, 10:12 AM

​Dead Ringers

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​Big Business

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Posted Today, 09:59 AM

Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble

Wonder Man

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prisoner of Zenda

The Dark Mirror

Folies Bergere de Paris

That Night in Rio

On the Riviera

A Stolen Life

 


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Posted Today, 07:38 AM

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seven hundred sixty-eighth category

 

Double the laughs / double the drama

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TWICE BLESSED

THE PARENT TRAP

VERTIGO

DEAD RINGER

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Posted Yesterday, 05:15 PM

​Rose Red

Jeepers Creepers

​Lost Souls

 

Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth ​(that covers about everything..)

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#6 MarshaKatz

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Posted Yesterday, 09:48 AM

What Lies Beneath

Hollow Man

American Psycho

Dark Water

The Others

One Missed Call

The Grudge

Dawn of the Dead

Joy Ride

Killjoy (2000)


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#7 KarmaGirl

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Posted Yesterday, 07:40 AM

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Posted Yesterday, 02:11 AM

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seven hundred sixty-seventh category

 

Horror films of the early 2000s

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HANNIBAL

MOCKINGBIRD DON’T SING

QUEEN OF THE DAMNED

FRAILTY


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#9 LonesomePolecat

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 11:59 PM

Most monarchs are only known by their first names, such as:

Henry V & VIII

Richard III

Othello

King Arthur

 

Monsters usually only have first names like Godzilla, Rodin, King Kong, etc

 

And two of my favorite musicals (who even knows their last names?):

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#10 KarmaGirl

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 04:28 PM

Kermit (the Frog)

 

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#11 MarshaKatz

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 04:17 PM

Pressure (Maxwell) played by Edward G. Robinson in Larceny, Inc.

 

Sugar Kane (Kowalczyk) played by Marilyn Monroe in Some Like It Hot

 

Alfie (Cartwright) played by Michael Caine in Alfie

 

Dorothy (Gale) played by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz

 

Juno (MacGuff) played by Ellen Page in Juno

 

Victoria (Grant) played by Julie Andrews in Victor/Victoria

 

Toddy (Carole "Toddy" Todd) played by Robert Preston in Victor/Victoria

 

Arthur (Bach) played by Dudley Moore in "Arthur" (1981)


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Posted 16 October 2017 - 02:09 PM

Since it's October.......

 

Carrie 

Freddy (as in Kruger)

Barnabas (as in Collins)


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#13 LonesomePolecat

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 01:55 PM

ANNIE
BOB AND CAROL AND TED AND ALICE
JULES AND JIM

Most Disney characters are first named only, like Aladdin, Jasmine, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Moana, etcc
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Posted 16 October 2017 - 01:06 PM

Romeo and Juliet (and Maria and Tony)

In the Beach Party ​series...Frankie was always Frankie, Dee Dee was usually Dee Dee

Torchy (as in Torchy Blane series)

Tammy (who remembers her last name?)

Nick and Nora (as in Charles)

 

​All About Eve

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 12:05 PM

Sorry I'm a bit late with this one today.

 

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seven hundred sixty-sixth category

 

Characters known by their first names

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Andy (as in Hardy)

Norman (as in Bates)

Robby (as in the Robot)

Hannibal (as in Lector)


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#16 MarshaKatz

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Posted 15 October 2017 - 01:25 PM

Jerry Orbach's eyes were donated to The Eye Bank of New York

 

Natasha Richardson's heart, kidneys and liver were donated after her death from a skiing accident

 

Hall of Fame basketball player Oscar Robertson donated a kidney to his daughter

 

Ann Serrano, producer, donated her kidney in 2005 to her then husband, George Lopez.

 

Rajkumar, cultural Indian film icon, donated his eyes upon his death


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Posted 15 October 2017 - 09:58 AM

Walter Pidgeon


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Posted 15 October 2017 - 08:09 AM

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seven hundred sixty-fifth category

 

Donated their bodies to science

Lon Chaney Jr.

George Macready

Natasha Richardson

Jon-Erik Hexum

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#19 LonesomePolecat

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Posted 15 October 2017 - 12:04 AM

James Cagney is threatened with one in FOOTLIGHT PARADE


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Posted 14 October 2017 - 05:41 PM

<--Joan Blondell and Glenda Farrell take a job serving breach of promise subpoenas in:

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