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Clue Essay

589 words - 2 pages

Whodunit? Do you have a clue who did what, where, and how? Based upon the popular Parker Brothers board game Clue and brought to you by the productions of Paramount Pictures, this movie has "drop dead" hilarity all through it. Was it Professor Plumb with the revolver in the library? Maybe how about Mr. Green with the lead pipe in the kitchen? In this 1985 comedy involving six unknowingly blackmailed guests, a butler, and their mysterious host, try to survive in a mansion full of possibilities and surprises. A web of lies, ties, secrets, and conspiracy throughout the whole movie will keep you laughing on the edge of your seat.The six guests, whom are all tied in with the government by either living in Washington D.C. or working for it, are invited by their strange host for a dinner and an evening they will never forget. The letter each of the guests received was their challenge to solve a "long standing confidential and painful liability" and an occasion to obligate murder.As the unsuspectingly suspects arrive, Colonel Mustard (Martin Mull) is the first who is somewhat dumb and oblivious to everything that goes on is followed by Mrs. White (Madeline Kahn) a rather quiet person and has a stringent personality to her presence at the house. Mrs. Peacock (Eileen Brennan) the loud obnoxious type doesn't seem to do much else, but talk, Mr. Green (Michael McKean) has a knack for being accident prone and clumsy, Mrs. Scarlet (Lesley Ann Warren) is always retorting with some sort of a sarcastic remark, and Professor Plumb (Christopher Lloyd) is too blunt to be anything else. All waiting for them at the terrifying mansion is Wadsworth...

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