And so we have come to the end of this adventure. No preamble, let’s get to the results. Here are the final two entries:
Morgan Freeman (who we’ve already established is God) was in the South Africa based INVICTUS with Matt Damon, who travelled to London in OCEAN’S 13 (which I actually love, despite my comments on OCEAN’S 12).
OCEAN’S 13 also starred Brad Pitt, who travelled to Morocco in BABEL, which also starred the Mexican Gael Garcia Bernal and Australian Cate Blanchett.
Cate Blanchett played the titular Irish journalist in VERONICA GUERIN, which features a cameo by Colin Farrell, who not only appeared in the Belgium-set IN BRUGES, but also played Macedonian (Greek) King ALEXANDER, which also starred Welsh actor Anthony Hopkins.
Anthony Hopkins played Spanish artist Picasso in SURVIVING PICASSO, which also featured Joan Plowright, who starred in the Italian-set TEA WITH MUSSOLINI.
TEA WITH MUSSOLINI also stars Judi Dench, who was in CHOCOLAT with the ever-so French Juliette Binoche, as well as the Swedish Lena Olin, and Alfred Molina, who played a Russian character in LETTER TO BREZHNEV, and the Cuban Juan Raul in THE PEREZ FAMILY, alongside Indian actor Ranjit Chowdhry, who was in LAST HOLIDAY, which is partially set in the Czech Republic, which was also one of the settings for THE BOURNE IDENTITY, which stars the German actress Franka Potente.
Potente also stars in CHE, pt 2 of which is set in Bolivia and stars Puerto Rican Benicio del Toro.
Benicio del Toro appeared in TRAFFIC alongside Don Cheadle, played Rwandan Paul Rusesabagina in HOTEL RWANDA, which also stars Sophie Okenedo.
Sophie Okenedo appears in ACE VENTURA 2: WHEN NATURE CALLS, which is partially set in Tibet and also stars Simon Callow, who appeared in Austrian-set AMADEUS.
Austrian capital Vienna is the setting for BEFORE SUNRISE, which stars Julie Delpy. Delpy was in THE THREE MUSKETEERS with Canadian Michael Wincott, who appeared in 1492 CONQUEST OF PARADISE, which also featured Turkish born actor Tcheky Karyo, who also starred in KISS OF THE DRAGON with Chinese Jet Li.
Jet Li appeared in THE MUMMY 3 alongside Brendan Fraser, who travelled to Egypt in the earlier THE MUMMY films, which also featured Israeli actor Oded Fahr and Iranian actor Omid Djalili, who appeared in SEX AND THE CITY 2, which was set in the United Arab Emirates, and also stars Pakistani actor Art Malik.
Art Malik played an Afghani character in THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS, which also stars Dutch actor Jeroen Krabbe, who appears in KAFKA with Romanian actor Ion Caramitrou, American actor Joel Gray and English actor Jeremy Irons.
Jeremy Irons played Danish socialite Klaus von Bulow in REVERSAL OF FORTUNE, and because I’ve run out of time, also played the Dad in DANNY CHAMPION OF THE WORLD.
The Accidental Tourist
The Jewel Of The Nile
The American President
Michael J Fox
Atlantis: The Lost Empire
One Little Indian
The Last Time I Saw Paris
The White Cliffs Of Dover
Seagulls Over Sorrento
From Russia With Love
A Good Man In Africa
The Manhattan Project
Things To Do In Denver When You’re Dead
The Island Of Dr Moreau
Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse OF The Black Pearl
Judgement At Nuremberg
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Battle Of Britain
Blame It On Rio
The Hunchback Of Notre Dame
The Prince Of Egypt
Return To Rajapur
The Merchant Of Venice
Danny the Champion of the World
Yeah, so those are easy to judge. But we must have a winner, and rather than declare a tie and have these two battle it out for another week, I have had made my choice. Entry two is the Champ. Congratulations! Oh wait, who is entry two and why has he won? Congratulations to Daniel.
It came down to the fact that he had more links than Entry 1 (Mags). And really, how could he not be declared the winner if both of them ended with Danny the Champion of the World? If you want to be prophetic, I will happily oblige.
So Daniel, please send me your address so I can send you your gift for winning (a copy of Ernest Cline’s fun new novel, Ready Player One)
Next week we start a new feature here at Forgotten Flix – The Quizmaster Presents. We’re back to playing games for fun, and the games are going to be more diverse. Next week we will play with dialogue – be afraid…
…be very afraid!
Until next week. Rest your little brain, you’re gonna need it.Share
About Dave Umbricht
Dave Umbricht is a self proclaimed "guy who knows a couple of things". However, he has never claimed to know them well. Genetically predisposed to love movies, at age ten he felt really cool being the only fourth grader who knew of the film "My Dinner with Andre", thanks to Siskel & Ebert. For the next twenty years he pretended to have seen the movie until he finally watched it at age 28 and understood what all the fuss was about. He attempted to watch all of the films on Ebert's Great Movies list by age 40. He failed.
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