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1. "I knew it the very first time I touched her. It was like coming home... only to no home I'd ever known... I was just taking her hand to help her out of a car and I knew. It was like... magic." Sam Baldwin tells of the very first time he met his wife, in which wonderful chick flick from the 1990s?
2. "Poetry doesn't belong to those who write it; it belongs to those who need it." Mario Ruoppolo, a humble, inarticulate and sensitive man, discovers his own longing for poetry through his encounter with famous Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, in exile on a remote Italian island. Gradually this new world of imagery and metaphors becomes, for him, a vital vehicle for recognizing and expressing his emotions, opening his eyes to the world around him, hearing the voices of nature, developing a political conscience, and, above all, winning the heart of his beloved.
What is the title of this enchanting 1994 Italian movie, which was a big international success and landed five Oscar nominations?
3. The quest for the invaluable treasure has reached an impasse. Joel Cairo can no longer suppress his frustration, and tells Kasper Gutman, "You... you bungled it. You and your stupid attempt to buy it." Who portrays the character of Joel Cairo?
4. In the "Terminator" movie series, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, killer machines try to take over the world by exterminating humans. In which of the movies does Sarah Connor, mother of the Resistance leader, start to trust and feel friendship for the Terminator, after he says: "Come with me if you want to live"?
5. A common silver-screen theme is 'love conquers all'. Sergeant Frank Drebin beautifully expresses his belief in this maxim when he tells Jane: "It's a topsy-turvy world, and maybe the problems of two people don't amount to a hill of beans. But this is our hill. And these are our beans!" (Girls, who could resist THAT?) In which movie do the two main characters finally connect over--erm--a metaphorical hill of beans?
6. In what movie does Kathleen Kelly utter the words "I wanted it to be you. I wanted it to be you so badly."?
7. "Jump ahead, ten, twenty years, and you're married. Only your marriage doesn't have that same energy that it used to have. You start to blame your husband. You start to think about all those guys you've met in your life and what might have happened if you'd picked up with one of them, right? Well, I'm one of those guys. That's me."
In what movie does Jesse say this to Celine, to convince her to spend a day with him?
8. "Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say, 'In this world, Elwood, you must be' - she always called me Elwood - 'In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant.' Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me." These eloquent and humble words are spoken by Jimmy Stewart in which film?
9. "Four Weddings and a Funeral" (1994): Hugh Grant, as Charles, finally manages to stammer out something approaching a declaration of love for Andie MacDowell, as Carrie. Having evoked David Cassidy, he tapers off, looks at her with those big puppy-dog eyes, and she responds:
10. Wooing a lady is no easy task, even more so if you're a Jew living in Fascist Italy. Nevertheless, a compliment can go a long way. In what movie does Guido (Roberto Benigni) exclaim to Dora (Nicoletta Braschi), "Buon giorno principessa!"?
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