Your mother and I have been talking. We’re not mad. We’re not even disappointed. No. Not even about that. We weren’t thrilled about it, but we’ve accepted it and your decision. In fact, we’ll help pay for it. Just this one time though. But it’s not about that.

It’s about your movie trivia knowledge. Your mother and I raised you right. We raised you to be an aficionado about anything and everything film related. We took you to our own personal film school so you can be proficient in cinema and make us proud.

But you’ve been slacking lately. And we’re worried. What would the neighbors think? If Uncle Pete were to ask you about the number of miniatures destroyed in Independence Day, what would you say? See, that’s what we thought.

Your mother and I think it would be best if you learned about these random movie facts to get you back into shape. It’s for your own good. And we love you.

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The Shawshank Redemption

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Source: Maxim

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

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Source: CNN

Meteor Man

METEOR MAN THIS WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN- AMERICAN SUPERHERO IN MOVIES. Creator, director, and star Robert Townsend wanted to hit every demographic imaginable with the cast, which includes James Earl Jones, Sinbad, and Don Cheadle among others. CRACKED.COM

Source: Vibe

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