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Michael Cera's Movies 101 

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While doing promotion work for Scott Pilgrim Vs The World Michael Cera bumped into a fan and ended up having lunch with him and shared a really good list of movies that the fan should catch up on. Here's the list Cera recommended. The full details of the encounter can be found at brodeep.tumblr.com/post/1015160414/my-cousin-harvey-randomly-ran-into-michael-cera
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Scarecrow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Jerry Schatzberg (1973), starring Al Pacino, Gene Hackman & Eileen Brennan

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#386 of 554 The Best '70s Movies #56 of 61 The Best Movies That Won the Palme d'Or at Cannes #30 of 75 The Best Gene Hackman Movies

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High and Low is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Akira Kurosawa (1963), starring Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura & Tatsuya Nakadai

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#277 of 280 The Best Whodunit Movies #277 of 530 The Greatest Crime Movies Ever Made

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Bottle Rocket is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Wes Anderson (1996), starring Owen Wilson, James Caan & Leslie Mann

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Rushmore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Wes Anderson (1998), starring Bill Murray, Alexis Bledel & Brian Cox

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#279 of 922 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #458 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #88 of 299 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

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Wet Hot American Summer ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by David Wain (2001), starring Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks & Amy Poehler

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28 Wet Hot Facts About Wet Hot American Summer #604 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #1,088 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Raising Arizona is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen (1987), starring Nicolas Cage, John Goodman & Holly Hunter

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The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen (1998), starring Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges & Tara Reid

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'The Big Lebowski' Fan Theories That Really Tie The Film Together #19 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #127 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Lifeboat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Alfred Hitchcock (1944), starring Tallulah Bankhead, Hume Cronyn & Heather Angel
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Rope is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Alfred Hitchcock (1948), starring James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock & Cedric Hardwicke

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#156 of 240 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #1,113 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #11 of 32 The Best Movies That Take Place in Real Time

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North by Northwest is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Alfred Hitchcock (1959), starring Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock & Eva Marie Saint

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#71 of 240 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #607 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #312 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys

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Vertigo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Alfred Hitchcock (1958), starring James Stewart, Kim Novak & Alfred Hitchcock

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Shadow of a Doubt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Alfred Hitchcock (1943), starring Alfred Hitchcock, Teresa Wright & Joseph Cotten

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#166 of 240 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #513 of 784 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #587 of 693 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

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Rear Window is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Alfred Hitchcock (1954), starring Grace Kelly, James Stewart & Alfred Hitchcock

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Boogie Nights is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Paul Thomas Anderson (1997), starring Julianne Moore, Mark Wahlberg & Heather Graham

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The King of Comedy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Martin Scorsese (1982), starring Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis & Martin Scorsese

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Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
Dir. by Lee Unkrich (2010), starring Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg & Michael Keaton

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The Larry Sanders Show ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
The Larry Sanders Show is a satirical television sitcom that originally aired from August 1992 to May 1998 on the HBO cable television network in the United States. It starred stand-up comedian Garry Shandling as vain, neurotic talk show host Larry Sanders, and centered on the running of his TV show, and the many people behind the scenes. It is notable for featuring celebrities playing exaggerated, self-parodying versions of themselves, and for its character-based humor.

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Look Around You is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Michael Cera's Movies 101
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