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6 hours ago, shutoo said:

edit: I've been trying to think of a film where a B'way producer has a 'nobody' pretend to be a French singing star, but I can't remember who was in it...anybody know? (the category made me think of it...)

Doris Day does something similar in IT'S A GREAT FEELING -- Jack Carson tries to pass Doris off as a French movie star to get her into Hollywood


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THE USUAL SUSPECTS (spoiler alert!!!!!!)

THE DOUBLE (also spoiler alert!!!!!)


THE THIRD MAN (spoiler alert if by some miracle you still haven't seen it yet) :)

THE MAJOR AND THE MINOR -- Ginger Rogers pretends to be 11 to get a cheaper train ticket

WILLY WONKA -- someone in South America makes a fake Golden Ticket

Anything with con men including OCEAN'S 11, THE STING, & the TV show LEVERAGE

NOTHING SACRED and its remake LIVING IT UP -- pretending to be sick with radium poisoning just to get a free trip to New York


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2 minutes ago, LonesomePolecat said:

I was kidding, though I haven't seen it yet, I already knew the plot had twists and turns :)

I actually didn't spoil the BIG twist. You'll have to watch the movie and be surprised.

The Kim family is revealed to be fraudsters in the first five minutes of the movie. But it's what happens later, a chain of events started by their fraud, where the movie really goes in some unexpected directions.

PARASITE (2019) is currently available for streaming on Hulu.

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14 minutes ago, Desilufan said:

Rogue's March (1953)- Peter Lawford's character reenlists into the military under a false name after having escaped from jail.  


images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRvx_jB2JehUCtQFeqJiJS (Peter as his character's alter ego Pvt. Harry Simms) 

TCM seldom airs this film. I'd like to see it again.

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The Bishop's Wife  (Cary Grant)

All About Eve (Ann Baxter)

Nanny McPhee  (Emma Thompson)

Death Takes a Holiday  (Fredric March)

Susan Slept Here  (Debbie Reynolds)

A Prairie Home Companion  (Virginia Madsen)

Any Wednesday (Dean Jones)

An Inspector Calls  (Alastair Sim)

Bachelor in Paradise  (Bob Hope)

The Day the Earth Stood Still  (Michael Rennie)

The Birds  (Tippi Hedren)  Animated GIF

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Desperately Seeking Susan (1985): Rosanna Arquette plays Roberta, who isn't a stranger to the audience but she's a stranger to Susan when she runs a personal ad signed "Stranger." She's also a stranger to herself because she suffers from amnesia!

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In PHONE CALL FROM A STRANGER (1952) Gary Merrill plays a writer who calls/visits the family members of people who died in a plane crash. It was a plane he had been on himself, meaning he met some of these fellow passengers before they were killed.

His visits are powerful. His visits change lives.

Highly recommend this film! Especially the last sequence where he goes to see an invalid played by Bette Davis.

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