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Movies by memory in one sentence, pt. 4


How to play “Movies By Memory”: Take the 3 or 4 things you remember about any given movie (no Google allowed) and incorporate these into a one-sentence plot summary.

Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The (1948): A cackling man’s stomach growls loudly as he hunts for frozen strawberries in the desert.

Tree Grows in Brooklyn, A (1945): A gifted arborist abandons his dreams while his daughter plays the prima donna.

Triplets of Belleville, The (2003): Two cartoon witches from France cure a deformed cyclist using dried frogs and silly music.

Tron (1982): John Travolta stars as a rebel dancer in a futuristic world populated by robot cyclists.

True Romance (1993): A Mexican boy’s search for Elvis escalates into a pillow fight with members of the Hollywood movie industry mafia.

Truly Madly Deeply (1991): A man’s obsession with Werner Herzog films prompts his weeping wife to develop enough courage to kick him out.

Truman Show, The (1998): Donny Most gets Jim Carrey drunk and forces him to appear in a soap opera and dance with him to T. Rex.

Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988): Singer Joe Jackson directed this story of a man who invented the automobile and wrote “Eye of the Tiger.”

Tunes of Glory (1960): David Niven kidnaps a Scottish rugby team, but an army of bagpipers playing “Amazing Grace” saves the day.

Twelve Angry Men (1957): Dick York plays an African American who’s been accused of teaching evolution and pestering the village recluse.

posted by Kim Simpson

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