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That's Life! (1986) -- (Movie Clip) Open, The First One's Painless Opening with sounds of surgery under the credits, from writer-director Blake Edwards, his leading lady (Julie Andrews, Edwards’ wife) gets a cancer test, attended by a real Beverly Hills clinician (Charles Schneider) and reassured by friend Keith (Jordan Christopher), in That’s Life, 1986, also starring Jack Lemmon.
Sleepless In Seattle (1993) -- (Movie Clip) Not Even When I Was Young Leaving her parents’ Christmas dinner in (Annapolis) Maryland, having just announced their engagement, Walter (Bill Pullman) and Annie (Meg Ryan) head back to Washington D.C. in separate cars, and she hears Jonah (Ross Malinger) call the radio show (Caroline Aaron the host) on behalf of his widowed dad (Tom Hanks), early in Sleepless In Seattle, 1993.
Sleepless In Seattle (1993) -- (Movie Clip) All I Could Say Was Hello (Significant SPOILER!) Meg Ryan as (otherwise) engaged Annie is benevolently stalking Tom Hanks, as single-dad Sam, (with Ross Malinger as his son and Rita Wilson, Tom’s real-life wife, as his sister, though Meg assumes she’s a girlfriend), then explaining to Becky (Rosie O’Donnell) back in Baltimore, leading to a second reference to Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr, in An Affair To Remember, 1957, in Sleepless In Seattle, 1993.
Querelle (1982) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Based On Querelle De Brest The extraordinary opening from director Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s final, posthumously released, film, with narration from the Jean Genet novel, introducing Jeanne Moreau, Hanno Pöschl as her lover, Günther Kaufmann her husband, a glimpse of Franco Nero, then Brad Davis as the title character, in Querelle, 1982.
Querelle (1982) -- (Movie Clip) The Two Brothers Resuming the narration from the loosely-followed Jean Genet novel, director Rainer Werner Fassbinder brings his title character (Brad Davis) into the highly stylized brothel, meeting the proprietor Jeanne Moreau, his brother Hanno Pöschl, her husband, the barkeeper Günther Kaufmann and the cop Mario (Burkhard Driest), in Querelle, 1982.
Villain (1971) -- (Movie Clip) Bloody Pigeons Just after the credits, London thugs Webb and Duncan (Del Henney, Tony Selby) are awaiting playboy Benny (Stephen Sheppard) at his flat, their boss Vic (Richard Burton) awakening to do the very ugly business, opening the little known British crime drama Villain, 1971.
Passion Of Joan Of Arc, The (1928) -- (Movie Clip) State Of Grace Things go badly for Joan (Maria Falconetti), under intense questioning early in her trial, in Carl Theodor Dreyer's The Passion Of Joan Of Arc, 1928, photographed by Rudolph Mate`.
Let's Scare Jessica To Death -- (Movie Clip) There's Nothing There! Hippies bathing in the lake, fragile Jessica (Zohra Lampert) with pal Woody (Kevin O'Connor) and her husband Duncan (Barton Heyman) with new friend Emily (Mariclare Costello), then a swimming incident, and that mysterious girl (Gretchen Corbett) again, in Let's Scare Jessica To Death, 1971.
Let's Scare Jessica To Death -- (Movie Clip) Dreams Or Nightmares Opening scenes, Zohra Lampert as the title character narrating, husband Duncan (Barton Heyman) and pal Woody (Kevin O'Connor) escorting, and the first appearance of that girl (Gretchen Corbett), in director John D. Hancock's Let's Scare Jessica To Death, 1971.
Let's Scare Jessica To Death -- (Movie Clip) Why Have You Come Here? Just arrived at the house where recovering mental patient (Zohra Lampert, title character) will live, with husband Duncan (Barton Heyman) and pal Woody (Kevin O'Connor), discovering itinerant Emily (Mariclare Costello), early in Let's Scare Jessica To Death, 1971.
Do The Right Thing (1989) -- (Movie Clip) They're Not Black Pizza parlor colleagues Pino (John Turturro) and writer-director Spike Lee (as "Mookie") talking about heroes, with intense profanity, neighbors (Luis Ramos, Rick Aiello, Steve Park, Samuel L. Jackson) joining, in Do The Right Thing, 1989.
Do The Right Thing (1989) -- (Movie Clip) Can't Stand The Heat Brooklyn summer heat to Can't Stand It by Steel Pulse, characters including Tina (Rosie Perez), Radio Raheem (Bill Nunn) and angry Charlie (Frank Vincent) trying to cope, in writer-director Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing, 1989.