Can You Identify These Classic Movies From Just The First Sentences On Their Wikipedia Pages?

Can You Identify These Classic Movies From Just The First Sentences On Their Wikipedia Pages?

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It’s! Not! As! Easy! As! It! Sounds!

The rules here are simple: We will give you the first sentence of the “Plot” section for 13 separate movies that are widely considered “classics,” all you have to do is type in the movie’s title.* Got it?! Good! Here we go!

*You DO NOT need to include quotation marks for the titles. So — for example — if your answer is “The Lion King” you can simply type in: The Lion King.

  1. “In 1945 New York City, at his daughter Connie’s wedding to Carlo, the don of the Corleone crime family listens to requests…”

  2. “In 1985, Hill Valley, California, Marty McFly visits the home and lab of his friend, an eccentric scientist who is referred to as ‘Doc’ by Marty…”

    Back to the Future (1985)

    Via Universal Pictures

  3. “In a mansion called Xanadu, part of a vast palatial estate in Florida, the elderly Charles Foster Kane is on his deathbed…”

  4. “In 1936, an American archaeologist overcomes an ancient booby-trapped temple in Peru to retrieve a golden idol…”

    Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

    Via Paramount Pictures

  5. “In 1977, Harry Burns and Sally Albright graduate from the University of Chicago and share the drive to New York City…”

    When Harry Met Sally (1989)

    Via Columbia Pictures

  6. “During a beach party at dusk on Amity Island, a young woman, Chrissie Watkins, goes skinny dipping in the ocean…”

  7. “Don Lockwood is a popular silent film star with humble roots as a hoofer and stuntman…”

    Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

    Via Loew’s Inc.

  8. “In the prehistoric African veldt, a tribe of hominids are driven away from their water hole by a rival tribe…”

    2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

    Via MGM

  9. “In the summer of 1958, local boy Danny Zuko and vacationing Sandy Olsson meet at the beach and fall in love…”

  10. “During a lunchtime tryst in a Phoenix hotel, real-estate secretary Marion Crane and her boyfriend discuss how they cannot afford to get married because of his debts…”

  11. “In Salzburg, Austria in 1938, Maria is a free-spirited young postulant at Nonnberg Abbey…”

    The Sound of Music (1965)

    Via 20th Century Fox

  12. “Hitmen Jules Winnfield and Vincent Vega arrive at an apartment to retrieve a briefcase for their boss from a business partner…”

  13. “After many childless years, King Stefan and Queen Leah welcome a daughter, the Princess Aurora…”

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