Clue, the Movie

Clue, the Movie

DVD - 2000
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Mystery story based on the famous Parker Bros. game, including three surprise alternative endings.
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Video, c2000
ISBN: 9780792166214
0792166213
Branch Call Number: DVD Clue
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Clue [videorecording]

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1nightowl
Apr 27, 2019

Though funny in many places, this film was just too frenetic for me. Murder by Death is way better.

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ClarkHarveyRoth
Feb 19, 2019

For some reason my very Christian family had a copy of this on VHS growing up...we had the board game, too, & maybe my parents didn't think we'd get the jokes. So I've seen it at least 100 times over the years, & it is totally fantastic every time I watch it, including a few days ago. It's a combination of visual elegance, impeccable comic timing, a great script...if I were an actual film reviewer, I would say something like "A gut-bustingly hilarious period piece that serves as a celebration of character flaws & human perversity." If you want something more sentimental, though, it was years & years for me that Mr. Green was the singular voice in my entire universe saying he felt no personal shame about being a homosexual. Incredible film, too cool for an Oscar. :-] CR

OatmealThunder Dec 05, 2017

Professor Plum: "What are you afraid of, a fate worse than death?"
Mrs. Peacock: "No, just death, isn't that enough?"

LPL_FisherA May 24, 2017

If you've yet to check out this 1985 cult classic, Clue is a reimagining of the Parker Brothers' infamous board game of the same name that finds six strangers and a butler embroiled in multiple murders that they must solve before the police arrive. Was it Miss Scarlet with the candlestick in the library or Colonel Mustard with the rope in the billiard room? You'll have to watch and find out. The casting is pure perfection, especially Madeline Kahn who plays the hilarious Mrs White. And, the dialogue is witty and packed full of double entendre, which I love. I have more fun on rewatches because I always discover something that I didn't see before, and it is best watched with a bunch of friends so you can quote your favorite moments as the movie goes along. Clue is one of my favorite films that I can always count on when I need a good laugh.

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maggss
Sep 12, 2015

If you love is movie like I did when back when, you should watch Psych, season 7 ,1000 clues. It's a great homage to this movie, just as as funny.

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rslade
Dec 25, 2014

Not exactly hilarious, but quite amusing when we get to the three "surprise" endings.

notTom Oct 29, 2013

It injects laughter into the "dark and stormy night" cliche.

rufus_red4 Sep 11, 2013

A wonderful cast with some comic genius's flounder under a terrible director! The script isn't great either but with a different person at the helm, it could've been shaped into a camp cult like classic. Instead, there are pauses, bad editing and an awful soundtrack. I was hoping for a 'Murder By Death' type of result. I could only get through about 1/3 of the movie before I turned it off. What a dud and it had to have been difficult for that cast to make it work, wasted opportunities right and left.

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smurray13
Oct 08, 2012

An entertaining movie from beginning to end. It was so much fun to watch and what an interesting premise to base it on a classic board game.

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teresa536
Aug 24, 2012

Awesome Movie I loved it so much! Mrs. Peacok is so funny! This is one of my most favorite films!

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mikdavfle
Dec 28, 2017

Wadsworth: Communism was just a red herring.

laustcawz Sep 19, 2012

Col. Mustard: "To make a long story short--"
Everyone else: "Too late!"

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