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Grandma's Boy, 1922 film starring Harold Lloyd

Stranger Than Paradise (1984): the grandmother always wins at cards. I think this film by Jim Jarmusch is hilarious.

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Running away from home

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THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (1955)
BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S (1961)
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE (2009)

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From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (1973)

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Catch Me If You Can (2002) 

He initially runs away after his parents announce their divorce.

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Sing Street (2016) 

The Graduate (1967)

 

 

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Ritchie Petrie threatens to run away from home in "Never Name a Duck," one of the many charming episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show. Ritchie starts packing a suitcase, but he never finishes because his father talks him out of joining Stanley the duck.

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Running away from home of a different sort: The Glass Wall (1953)

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Alexander Knox in The Judge Steps Out  Related image

and Beaver Cleaver ran away...for a day   Related image

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In THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY (remade as HOMEWARD BOUND), these guys run away from their new home to return to their old home

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Rescue dramas

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ACE IN THE HOLE (1951)
TITANIC (1953)
Everybody’s Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure (1989)

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Foreign Correspondent --rescue of Van Meer

Macabre--rescuing a child that was buried alive (or was she....😎)

Fourteen Hours--all about attempts to rescue a  jumper on a ledge

Do You Know This Voice?--rescuing child from kidnappers

House of Usher--rescuing fiance' from curse/house/brother

Earthquake--lots of rescuing going on

Superman -- rescuing is his specialty                                                                          Image result for Superman  1978 gif

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SCHINDLER'S LIST

SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER

BRIDGE OF SPIES

SULLY

THE 33

DIE HARD

HOTEL RWANDA 

MIGHTY JOE YOUNG (1949)

BEHIND ENEMY LINES

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS

 

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The Big Clock (1948) and No Way Out (1987): Main characters have to "rescue" themselves from being falsely accused of murder.

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"Vertical Limit" (2000)

"Escape from New York" (1981)

"Towering Inferno" (1974)

"Dragnet" (1987)

"Airport 77"

 

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Clips from TV shows

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In THROW MOMMA FROM THE TRAIN (1987) Billy Crystal plays a well-known author who appears on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

In POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE (1990), someone is watching The Price Is Right.

In DELICATESSEN (1991) a character watches I Love Lucy reruns.

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"Being There"  

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"Fright Night" (1985)  Charley watches Peter Vincent hosting his late night horror movie show.  

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"Jerry McGuire" with Cuba Gooding's character being interviewed on TV by Roy Firestone while his family and Jerry watch at home.

Cuba Gooding Jr. in Jerry Maguire (1996)

 

"Bee Larry King" in the "Bee Movie"

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