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Trading Places - (1983 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086465/

In a nature versus nurture experiment, two too-rich men decide to swap the roles of an unfortunate and fortunate man.

A riveting movie through and through.

  • Contains plenty of inappropriate things that wouldn't fly in later years.



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Yesterday - (2019 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8079248/

In a global event, a failed hobby singer-songwriter is shifted into another universe where The Beatles are unknown, and he steps into their role.

Messy and awkward in places, and definitely not written as a proper romance. Vaguely-recommended for people who want to see one perspective on the alternate reality theme.



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The Iron Giant - (1999 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0129167/
https://theirongiantmovie.com/ (redirect)
https://www.warnerbros.com/movies/iron-giant (redirect)

A metal groot crashes by a small town, and is befriended by a boy.

Charming!


Seven Years in Tibet - (1997 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120102/

A mountaineer in India gets captured by the British during World War II, fleeing until circumstances bring him in the company of the Dalai Lama in Tibet.

A story about a man, until it nosedives straight into the politics of the hostile takeover that turned Tibet into an autonomous region in communist China.



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Embers - (2015 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3503460/
http://www.embersmovie.com/

A few stories about everyday people in a world without memories.

Slow and moody; very good.



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Taken 3 - (2014 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2446042/

A woman marries for wealth but when drawing out a divorce to get a bigger cut it turns out that drama occurs.

Adequate!



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Jack Reacher - (2012 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0790724/

When a mysterious mass-shooting is being investigated, an even more mysterious man appears to investigate.

A really great movie.



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Taken - (2008 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0936501/

A 17 year old girl is Taken but her father has a particular set of skills to track her down.

A solid movie.



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Taken 2 - (2012 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1397280/
was http://www.takenmovie.com/

Fathers, brothers, sons, etc. call for revenge from the previous movie.

An excellent continuation; recommended.



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