What happened in that movie? #3

A description of the film, simply name it.
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Last updated: May 8, 2013
First submittedMay 6, 2013
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The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
The Godfather
A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.
12 Angry Men
In Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.
Schindler's List
A meek hobbit of The Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and the dark lord Sauron.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
As Luke trains with Master Yoda to become a Jedi Knight, his friends evade the Imperial fleet under the command of Darth Vader who is obsessed with turning Skywalker to the Dark Side of the Force.
Star Wars: Episode V- The Empire Strikes Back
A boat has been destroyed, criminals are dead, and the key to this mystery lies with the only survivor and his twisted, convoluted story beginning with five career crooks in a seemingly random police lineup.
The Usual Suspects
Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
Casablanca
A man, suffering from short-term memory loss, uses notes and tattoos to hunt for the man he thinks killed his wife.
Memento
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
The Shining
A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.
The Pianist
In the distant future, a small waste collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
WALL-E
Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend.
American Beauty
A flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during his World War I service in Arabia.
Lawrence of Arabia
The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror.
Das Boot
An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.
All About Eve
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After training with his mentor, Batman begins his war on crime to free the crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption that the Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.
Batman Begins
Allied POWs plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
The Great Escape
By tying thousands of balloons to his home, 78-year-old Carl sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years younger, inadvertently becomes a stowaway.
Up
Disgruntled Korean War vet Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a young Hmong teenager, who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession.
Gran Torino
Will Hunting, a janitor at MIT, has a gift for mathematics but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.
Good Will Hunting
A shadowy freedom fighter known only as "V" uses terrorist tactics to fight against his totalitarian society. Upon rescuing a girl from the secret police, he also finds his best chance at having an ally.
V for Vendetta
Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
Life of Brian
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.
Finding Nemo
A robotic assassin from a post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to eliminate a waitress, whose son will grow up and lead humanity in a war against machines.
The Terminator
Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.
The Bourne Ultimatum
The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.
Star Trek
A man and a woman move in to neighboring Hong Kong apartments and form a bond when they both suspect their spouses of extra-marital activities.
In the Mood for Love
Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. Silent classic based on the story "Dracula."
Nosferatu
An eight year old boy is thought to be lazy and a troublemaker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.
Like Star on Earth
King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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Level 42
May 7, 2013
although i really like this quiz, there is not enough time. You could add at least 1mn, there isn't the time to ready every clue and answer
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Level 43
May 7, 2013
Agreed - there isn't enough time to read the descriptions, let alone type in the answers - great quiz idea though.
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Level 82
May 7, 2013
another quiz but I agree that an additional 30-60 seconds would be of benefit. There's really not enough time to read all of the very long clues and type in the answers, even if you know all of them instantly.
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Level 82
May 8, 2013
another *good* quiz, I meant to say. Not just "another quiz"
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Level 44
May 7, 2013
i agree^ great quiz but more time is needed
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Level 32
May 8, 2013
Time increased by one minute!