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Prequels that never made it

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Prequels that never made it

#1 Post by jamesjones950 » June 23rd, 2010, 7:57 pm

stolen this straight from Radio 4's "I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue"

eg:

Apocalypse Soon

The Godmother

Iguana Dundee

over to you lot, if you think there's any mileage in it
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Re: Prequels that never made it

#2 Post by Dave B » June 23rd, 2010, 9:06 pm

[You bin listening to "I Haven't a Clue" JJ?

I have to, great ennit!? :laughter: ]

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Re: Prequels that never made it

#3 Post by Ken H » June 23rd, 2010, 9:25 pm

Something like these?

Dog Day Morning
Born on the Third of July
Mission Improbable
The Great Capture
Lightningball
The Five Wives of Henry VIII
Never Say Never
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Re: Prequels that never made it

#4 Post by Dave B » June 23rd, 2010, 9:33 pm

From here to the Middle of Next Week

My Lovely Washing Machine

(Sorry, think I am stuck on budget versions.)
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Re: Prequels that never made it

#5 Post by jamesjones950 » June 23rd, 2010, 9:35 pm

Encouraging, guys, thanks.

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Re: Prequels that never made it

#6 Post by Nick » June 24th, 2010, 7:51 am

Slum Dog Milliner.

The Magnificent Several

And of course, Miss Saigon was preceeded by the much less glamorous Avoid Dagenham

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Re: Prequels that never made it

#7 Post by Ken H » June 24th, 2010, 12:15 pm

The Odd Person

Grumpy Young Men
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Re: Prequels that never made it

#8 Post by Dave B » June 24th, 2010, 12:20 pm

Spring Break

The Even Younger Ones

(I feel as if I am on the edge of a Cliff here!)
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Re: Prequels that never made it

#9 Post by Ken H » June 24th, 2010, 2:51 pm

Ferris Bueller's Hour Off

Bill and Ted's OK Adventure

Medical Student Who

(This is becoming addictive!)
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Re: Prequels that never made it

#10 Post by Emma Woolgatherer » June 24th, 2010, 4:49 pm

Still Here in Spite of the Wind
The Bare Vines of Wrath
West of Eden and Just Passing Through Eden
One Flew East and One Flew West

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Re: Prequels that never made it

#11 Post by Emma Woolgatherer » June 24th, 2010, 4:51 pm

The Half Monty

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Re: Prequels that never made it

#12 Post by Dave B » June 24th, 2010, 5:19 pm

The Longest Night

A Star is Conceived
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Re: Prequels that never made it

#13 Post by ludite » June 24th, 2010, 6:50 pm

Oh what a lovely brawl, the longest afternoon, the big field,

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Re: Prequels that never made it

#14 Post by jamesjones950 » June 24th, 2010, 8:05 pm

From Here to Maternity (caused by surprise attack on Pearl Bailey)

(boring footnote: the novel "From Here to Eternity" was written by....James Jones!)
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Re: Prequels that never made it

#15 Post by duncolm » June 24th, 2010, 9:49 pm

The Greatest Story Ever Made up.....
The Big Bang Question:
If a universe pops into existence but no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound?

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Re: Prequels that never made it

#16 Post by Ken H » June 24th, 2010, 10:49 pm

:pointlaugh:
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Re: Prequels that never made it

#17 Post by Nick » June 25th, 2010, 10:33 am

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Baby


Reservoir Pups

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Re: Prequels that never made it

#18 Post by Dave B » June 25th, 2010, 1:14 pm

Star Squabbles

The Backyard According to Garp

Groundhog Hour
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Re: Prequels that never made it

#19 Post by philbo » June 25th, 2010, 3:57 pm

The Thirty-Eight Steps
100 Dalmatians
Stony (prequel to Rocky)
Triassic Park
8½ Weeks
The Postman always Rings Once
Those Magnificent Men on their Cycling Machines

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Re: Prequels that never made it

#20 Post by Ken H » June 25th, 2010, 5:20 pm

Some Like It Warm
Sometimes on Sunday
Kitten on a Warm Shingle Roof
Gunfight at the Crappy Corral
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