“…We’re just gambling on probabilities — we may be wrong.”

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12 Angry Men (1957)
Directed by Sidney Lumet
Written by Bernard Rose
Starring Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Lee J. Cobb, E. G. Marshall, Jack Klugman, Edward Binns, Jack Warden, Henry Fonda, Joseph Sweeney, Ed Begley, George Voskovec, and Robert Webber
96 minutes, Approved

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“Jones is my name. I’m in insurance.”

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Connection: subject (films about time travel)
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12 Monkeys (1995)
Directed by Terry Gilliam
Written by David Peoples & Janet Peoples
Starring Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Christopher Plummer, and David Morse
129 minutes, rated R

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“Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.”

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Connection: director (Robert Zemeckis)
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Back to the Future (1985)
Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Written by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale
Starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, and Thomas F. Wilson
116 minutes, rated PG

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“Keep your pantyhose on.”

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Connection: year of release (1989)
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The Abyss (1989)
Directed by James Cameron
Written by James Cameron
Starring Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester, Todd Graff, John Bedford Lloyd, J. C. Quinn, and Kimberly Scott
140 minutes, rated PG-13

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“Let me tell you the story of Right Hand, Left Hand. It’s a tale of good and evil.”

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Do The Right Thing (1989)
Directed by Spike Lee
Written by Spike Lee
Starring Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, and Spike Lee
120 minutes, rated R

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“But if you’ve made your peace, then the devils are really angels…”

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Connection: actress (Elisabeth Pena)
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Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
Directed by Adrian Lyne
Written by Bruce Joel Rubin
Starring Tim Robbins, Elisabeth Pena, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven, Patricia Kalember, Pruitt Taylor Vince, and Macaulay Culkin
113 minutes, rated R

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“I named the littlest guys. Flotsam and Jetsam. Isn’t that cute?”

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Connection: screenwriter (Brent Maddock & S. S. Wilson)
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*batteries not included (1987)
Directed by Matthew Robbins
Written by Brad Bird & Matthew Robbins and Brent Maddock & S. S. Wilson
Starring Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Pena, Michael Carmine, and Dennis Boutsikaris
106 minutes, rated PG

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“I vote for outer space. No way these are local boys.”

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Connection: cinematographer (Alexander Gruszynski)
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Tremors (1990)
Directed by Ron Underwood
Written by S. S. Wilson & Brent Maddock
Starring Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross, Reba McEntire, Victor Wong, Bobby Jacoby, and Ariana Richards
96 minutes, rated PG-13

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“Do not open if you are Superman.”

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Connection: setting (high school)
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Angus (1995)
Directed by Patrick Read Johnson
Written by Jill Gordon
Starring Charlie Talbert, George C. Scott, Kathy Bates, Chris Owen, Ariana Richards, Rita Moreno, and James Van Der Beek
90 minutes, rated PG-13

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