Because You're Dying to Know

Well, probably not, but I get asked enough either at school or by people on ChaCha or just in general conversation, so I'm posting it here, this way I remember when I'm put on the spot. These are my favorite movies, from oldest to newest. (All plot synopses are from IMDB, because I'm lazy, and not good with the brevity.)

1. The Gorgeous Hussy (1936)
PLOT: President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both.

2. Citizen Kane (1941)
PLOT: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

3. The Princess Bride (1987)
PLOT: A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).

3. Chasing Amy (1997)
PLOT: Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.

4. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
PLOT: A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

5. Dogma (1999)
PLOT: An abortion clinic worker with a special heritage is called upon to save the existence of humanity from being negated by two renegade angels trying to exploit a loophole and re-enter Heaven.

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