Monday, September 9, 2013

30-Week Blog Challenge Week 2: Favorite Movies

I'm back with the Monday blog challenge! The lady in charge is Marie at Mom Gets Real. The questions are right here:


And Week 2's prompt is . . .

Favorite Movies!

Ah well this is easy for me because I already have a list. ^___^ I make lists of everything! I'll give you a little explanation of what each one is.

  • (A)sexual (documentary about asexuality--I was interviewed in it!)
  • Anastasia (animated family film about a girl looking for her family)
  • Anchorman (very silly comedy about a news station full of quirky characters)
  • Adaptation. (drama about a writer trying to adapt a book to the screen and wrangle his brother)
  • Amélie (drama about an odd young woman searching for significance and connection)
  • Arise! (capsule understanding of SubGenius culture and propaganda)
  • BASEketball (comedy about guys struggling to invent a new sport)
  • Beetlejuice (comedy/supernatural about a dead couple whose house gets bought by new owners)
  • Being John Malkovich (comedy about what a puppeteer does with a portal into actor John Malkovich's head)
  • Benny & Joon (drama/comedy about a guy taking care of his mentally unstable sister)
  • Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (ridiculous comedy about time-traveling valley guys who have to save the world after they die)
  • The Birdcage (comedy/drama--a newly engaged young man has to introduce his gay parents to his conservative fiancée's family)
  • The Brave Little Toaster (animated adventure about household appliances trying to find their owner)
  • The Breakfast Club (drama about five socially disparate characters having to share a Saturday detention)
  • Brokeback Mountain (drama about men who fall in love with each other during a summer job)
  • Chasing Amy (comedy about a man who falls in love with a lesbian)
  • Chicago (musical about a woman who kills her husband and thrives on the fame)
  • Choke (comedic drama about a sex addict and con artist with mom and relationship issues)
  • Clerks (comedy about twenty-somethings who work in retail on the worst and weirdest day ever)
  • Clerks II (comedy about the same guys later in their lives, working in food service and learning about settling down)
  • A Clockwork Orange (controversial drama about the moral implications of a man's criminal punishment)
  • The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Shakespeare-inspired comedic skits)
  • Contact (science fiction about alien contact and the drama surrounding building a travel vessel to meet them)
  • Dancer in the Dark (drama about a musicals-obsessed woman going blind who sacrifices everything for her son's eyesight)
  • The Dark Crystal (animatronic fantasy featuring gelflings on a quest to save their world)
  • Dead Poets Society (drama about an inspirational teacher who encourages students to seize the day)
  • Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (mom/daughter drama about lifelong friendships and family)
  • Dogma (comedy about a team of misfits' quest to stop renegade angels from unmaking reality)
  • Dragon Half (silly fantasy anime about a half-dragon girl in love with a dragon-slaying celebrity)
  • Drop Dead Fred (comedic drama about a grown woman's imaginary friend helping her in her relationships)
  • Dune (science fiction about a messianic leader who revolutionizes the population of the desert planet)
  • Enchanted (a naïve Disney heroine gets transported into our world while looking for her prince)
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (comedic drama about a man who tries to have his ex-girlfriend erased from his memory)
  • The Fantastic Mr. Fox (stop-motion animation about a fox who can't resist risky burgling)
  • Far and Away (drama about coming to America for a new life and a new romance)
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off (comedy about a high school boy who gets away with everything in style)
  • Fiddler on the Roof (musical about how far tradition can bend before it breaks)
  • The Fifth Element (science fiction action featuring the Supreme Being saving the world and the cab driver who gets roped into helping her)
  • Fight Club (psychological drama about a man who finds a way to buck the system until it starts to buck him back)
  • Finding Nemo (animated undersea adventure featuring a protective dad fish trying to find his lost son)
  • Flight of the Navigator (science fiction about a boy who traveled in time trying to get back to where he belongs)
  • Forbidden Zone (bizarre musical about a family trying to rescue its members from the sixth dimension)
  • Galaxy Quest (science fiction about a man who plays a character on a sci-fi TV show finding out aliens are real)
  • The God Who Wasn't There (documentary about the historical Jesus)
  • The Goonies (family action featuring kids trying to find a treasure to save their neighborhood)
  • The Green Mile (science fiction about a prisoner with healing abilities and the guards whose lives he touches)
  • Groundhog Day (loopy comedy about a reporter who keeps living the same day over and over)
  • Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (silly comedy about stoners with the munchies)
  • Harry Potter (fantasy about kids going to wizard school and fighting a dark wizard)
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (science fiction about an Englishman who has space adventures, much to his own dismay)
  • The Hobbit (both the animated movie and the live-action; about a halfling on a great adventure to help his dwarf friends reclaim their homeland)
  • Holes (children's story about a boy with bad luck solving a treasure mystery with the help of a friend at a punishment camp)
  • Hook (family film about when Peter Pan grew up and had to save his own kids from Captain Hook)
  • I Married a Strange Person (fantasy animation about a guy whose imagination starts coming to life)
  • The Incredibles (computer-animation about a superhero family fighting a villain who hates their kind)
  • Into the Woods (musical about fairy tale characters and what happens after happily ever after)
  • Jeffrey (drama about a man who is about to give up on dating when he finds the man of his dreams--but he's HIV positive)
  • Jerry Springer: The Opera (opera about Jerry Springer's show and its guests)
  • Juno (offbeat comedy/drama about a teen girl's pregnancy and her relationships with the baby's dad and her baby's future adoptive family)
  • Kiki's Delivery Service (anime about a child witch who starts a broom-flight delivery service as part of her coming of age)
  • Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (silly martial arts parody featuring a nameless Chosen One and hilarious dubbing)
  • Labyrinth (fantasy adventure wherein a teen girl has to rescue her baby brother from a compelling Goblin King)
  • The Last Unicorn (animated fantasy where a unicorn has to find out what has become of the rest of her kind and liberate them)
  • A League of Their Own (sports comedy/drama about the first women's baseball leagues and the rivalry/relationship between two sisters)
  • The Legend of Bagger Vance (sports drama about an ex-golf pro who has to sober up and win with the help of a mysterious caddy)
  • Life of Brian (silly Monty Python story about a contemporary of Jesus)
  • Lilo & Stitch (animated tale of a Hawaiian girl and her sister adopting an alien posing as a dog, who helps them keep their family afloat)
  • Little Shop of Horrors (musical about a gardener who must defeat a plant from space that lives on blood)
  • Lord of the Dance (dance production featuring Irish dance and folklore on various themes of good vs. evil)
  • Lord of the Rings (fantasy trilogy about a hobbit who must save Middle-Earth from the Dark Lord, and the fellowship that supports him)
  • The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (SF/horror parody about a scientist whose quest to study atmospherium has him crossing paths with an ancient evil and some silly people)
  • Mallrats (comedy about a guy trying to get his girlfriend back and many other hijinks that happen at the mall)
  • Man of La Mancha (musical about Don Quixote and his quest to put right all that is wrong in his world)
  • Matilda (whimsical tale of a smart girl who develops unusual abilities and uses them to fight injustice on behalf of herself and her teacher)
  • The Meaning of Life (Monty Python's interwoven skits about existence in our nutty world)
  • Megamind (computer animation about two aliens: one's a superhero, and one's an evil genius who's surprisingly sympathetic)
  • Memoirs of a Geisha (drama about a woman who finds power and agency in her journey toward being a geisha)
  • Monsters, Inc. (computer animation about monsters who scare kids for energy getting saddled with taking care of a child)
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Monty Python's crew is a silly group of knights looking for the holy grail)
  • Moulin Rouge! (musical about a man who falls in love during the process of putting on a play)
  • Mr. Holland's Opus (drama featuring a teacher who struggles all his life to focus on his compositions)
  • Mulan (animated tale of a woman who posed as a man to take her father's place in the Chinese army)
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding (comedy about a woman who marries a non-Greek man and deals with family hijinks)
  • My Girl (drama about the special friendship between a boy and a girl as they question life, love, and death)
  • The NeverEnding Story (fantasy about a book being a window into another world where a warrior fights The Nothing that's devouring his land)
  • Newsies (musical about newsboys fighting the corporate news machine)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas (stop motion musical about the hero of Halloweentown finding Christmastown and Halloween-izing it)
  • Office Space (comedy in which a working stiff finds out what happens when he stops being a working stiff)
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (drama featuring a man who pleads insanity to avoid prison and ends up revolutionizing the institution he's committed to)
  • Orgazmo (comedy about a Mormon who accidentally gets cast in a porn film while trying to make money for his wedding)
  • Phantom of the Opera (musical about a young woman rising to fame as a singer with the help of a "phantom" who gets jealous when she loves another)
  • Phenomenon (SF drama about a man who mysteriously develops unusual powers and finds himself the odd one out in his small town)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean (nautical adventure of a cursed pirate ship that needs cooperation from various characters to lift its curse)
  • The Point (animated story of a boy with a round head born in a pointed-head society going into banishment to find his point)
  • The Princess Bride (comedy about a farmhand turned pirate who has to rescue his princess from being married against her will)
  • Project A-ko (anime movie series about a super-powered schoolgirl and her hijinks with aliens and mean girls)
  • The Rage in Placid Lake (comedic drama about a guy with hippie parents who rebels by getting a job as an insurance agent)
  • Rain Man (drama about a man who tries to use his autistic brother in a selfish plot, only to develop a better relationship with him)
  • Rat Race (comedy about a race between various quirky parties attempting to reach the prize first while gamblers bet on them)
  • Read or Die (anime about a book-obsessed woman with paper powers fighting resurrected cyber-geniuses from the past)
  • Rent (musical about friends battling illness, addiction, isolation, alienation, and inner demons)
  • Rise of the Guardians (computer animation about a group of imaginary beings recruiting Jack Frost to fight the boogeyman)
  • Robin Hood (Disney version--animation about an anthropomorphic fox version of Robin Hood stealing from the rich to give to the poor)
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show (musical comedy/horror about a couple who gets a flat tire and stumbles upon a bizarre party with a bizarre host)
  • Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (comedic drama featuring Hamlet's best friends having an existential crisis)
  • The Sandlot (inspirational sports story of boys playing baseball and nearly losing an important ball to a dog)
  • Saving Private Ryan (military film about a team of soldiers out to rescue a soldier whose three other brothers have already perished)
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (comedy in video game style about a guy who has to defeat seven even exes to win the girl)
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (drama about four lifelong friends who battle big problems while sharing a pair of jeans)
  • Slumdog Millionaire (drama about an orphaned kid from the slums making it big on a game show because of his incidental knowledge gathered throughout his phenomenal life)
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (silly animation featuring vulgar kids who want to stop the USA from going to war with Canada)
  • Stranger Than Fiction (comedic drama about a man who discovers he's a character in someone's novel . . . and he has to stop her before she kills off his character)
  • Sweeney Todd (musical about a barber who kills people in the chair so his business partner can have meat for her pies)
  • Swing Kids (drama about rebellious boys from Germany during the WWII era, rejecting the evil of their regime by embracing swing music)
  • Talladega Nights (silly comedy about race car drivers and their charming family drama)
  • Tank Girl (comedic post-apocalyptic adventure featuring a girl who gets imprisoned for stealing water and teams up with mutants to fight the evil regime)
  • Team America (computer animation about an offensive group of Americans who try to save the world from a dictator)
  • Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (comedy about how a rock duo met and decided to steal a special Satanic guitar pick that would assure their success)
  • To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar (a comedy featuring drag queens who face culture shock when they get stuck in a small town as their car is being repaired)
  • The Tune (animated movie about a man who goes on an existential journey while trying to write a song to save his career)
  • 12 Monkeys (science fiction about a man who must time travel to the past to get a sample of the virus that ruined the future)
  • UHF (comedy about a man who inherits a radio station and makes it popular, only to incur the wrath of the big stations)
  • Unbreakable (science fiction about a man who is guided to discover he's a real-life version of comic superheroes and must protect others)
  • Up (computer animation about an old man who honors his wife by going on a final great adventure with a pesky but lovable tagalong)
  • V for Vendetta (dystopic science fiction about a woman assisting a mysterious anarchist in plots against an evil government)
  • Waiting . . . (comedy about the food service industry and all the frustrations of working in a restaurant)
  • Watership Down (animation about rabbits driven from their home trying to find a new home)
  • Waterworld (post-apocalyptic science fiction adventure about a world that's become almost complete ocean and a mariner who helps a woman and child find paradise)
  • The Whale Rider (drama about a Maori girl trying to become a leader while struggling against sexist beliefs her grandfather holds)
  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (musical about kids who win a ticket to a candy factory competing to see who will inherit it)
  • Wizards (animated film about twin wizards with different agendas in a post-apocalyptic wasteland)
  • X-Men (science fiction adventure series about mutants with unusual abilities battling prejudice and each other)
  • Zoolander (comedy about a model who has to team up with his rival to fight an evil clothing designer)

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