More Film Titles -Missing Place Names
Wasn't sure if this should go in Ruby's original post so I did it this way. Hope I got the gap part right. Also, it seems like quite a lot now but that could just be that I'm often a little enthusiastic in the trivia dept.
.I have several new subjects I've been working on too, so tips or advice from any of the veterans would be gratefully received.
3:10 to _____ -- Yuma -- 1957. Western from an original story by Elmore Leonard. A broke rancher takes the dangerous job of getting the captured leader of a notorious gang onto a train bound for Yuma. Starring Glenn Ford, Van Heflin & Felicia Farr. Remade in 2007 with Russell Crowe & Christian Bale in the lead roles.
The Boys From _____ -- Brazil -- 1978, Science fiction thriller. A Nazi hunter discovers a plot to establish the Fourth Reich using Hitler clones created by Dr Joseph Mengele. Stars Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier & James Mason. Based on the book by Ira Levin
The Bridges of ____ -- Madison County -- 1995. Romantic drama based on the Robert James Waller novel. An Italian war bride & a National Geographic photographer have a brief affair which is revealed when letters & photos are discovered by the woman's children after her death. Starring Clint Eastwood & Meryl Streep.
A ____ Tale -- Canterbury -- 1944. During WW II a Land Girl has glue poured over her hair in an unprovoked attack by a stranger. She enlists the help of two soldiers to help her track down the culprit. This initiates a 'pilgrimage' or journey of self-discovery for each of them. Co-written, co-directed & co-produced by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger. Stars Sheila Sim, Eric Portman, Dennis Price & Sgt John Sweet.
The ____ Kid -- Cincinnati -- 1965. Drama about a young poker player and his quest to beat the best player, “The Man" Stars Steve McQueen, Edward G. Robinson, Ann-Margaret & Karl Malden
Escape from _____ -- Alcatraz -- 1979. The story of what is reputedly the only successful escape from Alcatraz prison in the San Francisco Bay. Starring Clint Eastwood, Fred Ward, Jack Thibeau & Patrick McGoohan.
Escape from _____ -- New York -- 198. Dystopian action film directed co-written & co-scored by John Carpenter. A special forces officer is sent to Manhattan Island, which has been converted into a maximum security prison, in order to find an escape pod containing the U.S president after Air Force One crashes during a hijacking.
Destination _____ -- Tokyo -- 1943. A submarine captain is on a covert mission take a meteorologist along the Japanese coast to gather weather information helpful to the upcoming Doolittle Raid, the first air strike on Tokyo. Stars Cary Grant & John Garfield. Directed by Delmer Daves.
Down and Out in _____ -- Beverley Hills -- 1986. A homeless man has a profound effect on the rich family who take him in after he tries to drown himself in their swimming pool. Stars Nick Nolte, Richard Dreyfuss & Bette Midler.
Fear and Loathing in _____ -- Las Vegas -- 1998. Black comedy directed by Terry Gilliam who also adapted the screenplay from the Hunter S Thompson novel. A man & his attorney, played by Johnny Depp & Benicio del Toro embark on a drug-fuelled journey through the Nevada desert.
Flame of _____ -- Barbary Coast -- 1945. A western starring John Wayne, Ann Dvorak, Joseph Schildkraut & William Frawley. A naive cowboy has to win back money he has lost by foiling a card sharp as well as the affections of a girl he has fallen for.
Fort _____ -- Worth -- 1951. The final film of director Edwin L Marin. Stars Randolph Scott, Phyllis Thaxter & Ray Teal. A gunslinger turned newspaperman clashes with a crooked cattle baron.
The _____ Job -- Italian -- 1969 Action Comedy A recently released convict recruits a band of criminals to help steal a huge haul of gold
from an armoured convoy in the city of Turin. Stars Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, Raf Vallone & Tony Beckley
_____ Girl -- Jersey -- 2004 A widower must overcome grief & everyday struggles to become a good dad to his precocious daughter. Stars Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler & Raquel Castro. Written & directed by Kevin Smith.
Judgement at _____ -- Nuremberg -- 1961. A dramatized account of the Judges Trial which was one of twelve U.S. military tribunals held before the Subsequent Nuremberg Trials. Directed by Stanley Kramer. Burt Lancaster & Spencer Tracey lead an all-star cast.
Last Exit to _____ -- Brooklyn -- 1989. Uli Edel directed drama which focuses on the lives of the inhabitants of a working-class neighbourhood in Brooklyn. Cast includes Stephen Lang, Jennifer Jason Leigh & Burt Young. Music by Mark Knoffler
The Last King of _____ -- Scotland -- A 2006 screen adaptation of the Giles Foden novel which is the fictional account of the personal physician of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. Some events depicted in the film are historically accurate.
Lost in _____ -- America -- 1985. Comedy about a married couple who abandon their bourgeois life to travel across America. Directed & co-written by Albert Brooks. Stars Albert Brooks & Julie Haggerty.
_____ Belle -- Memphis -- 1990. A dramatization of the 1943 William Wyler documentary Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress. The ensemble cast features Matthew Modine, Eric Stolz & Harry Connick Jr.
Mr Smith goes to _____ -- Washington -- 1939. A naive but honest man becomes embroiled in politics. Directed by Frank Capra. Stars James Stewart & Jean Arthur. Famous for the so-called "filibuster scene"
My Own Private _____ -- Idaho -- 1991. Directed by Gus Van Sant, starring River Phoenix & Keanu Reeves, the film explores the lives of two young street hustlers.
Night Train to _____ -- Lisbon -- 2013 drama starring Jeremy Irons. Based on the 2004 novel written by Pascal Mercier
North _____ Forty -- Dallas -- 1979. Comedy-drama starring Nick Nolte & Mac Davis about professional gridiron in the 1970s. Based on the novel by Peter Gent who co-wrote the script with director Ted Kotcheff.
Our Man in _____ -- Havana -- 1959. An adaptation of the Grahame Green novel. Directed by Carol Reed & starred Alec Guinness
Passport to _____ Pimlico -- 1949 Comedy set in post-war London. Stars Stanley Holloway, Margaret Rutherford & Hermione Baddeley.
The Purple Rose of _____ -- Cairo -- 1985 Romantic comedy starring Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels & Danny Aiello. Directed by Woody Allen.
Straight Outta _____ -- Compton -- 2015. Bio-pic directed by F Gary Gray about gangsta rap group N.W.A.
Things to Do in _____ When You're Dead -- Denver -- 1995. Crime/gangster movie directed by Gary Fleder with an ensemble cast headed by Andy Garcia.
Thirty Seconds Over _____ -- Tokyo -- 1944. Starring Van Johnson, Spencer Tracey & Robert Walker. Depicts the Doolittle Raid in WW II.
The _____ Airmen -- Tuskegee -- 1995. A dramatized account of the first all African-American Air Force squadron in WW II.
To Live and Die in _____ -- L.A. -- 1985. Action thriller directed by William Friedkin & based on the novel of the same name by former Secret Service agent Gerald Petievich.
_____ 6-5000 -- Transylvania -- 1985. Horror/comedy starring Jeff Goldblum, Ed Begley Jr & Joseph Bologna. Among the supporting cast were several actors who later achieved great success & popularity including Geena Davis, Jeffrey Jones, Carol Kane & Michael Richards.