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70s documentary about homosexuals[edit]

It aired on Turner Classic Movies in late June as part of special night commemorating the independent film company that released it. I think it came out in 1977 or 78, I remember it featured interviews with a dude with braces, a fat dude with a moustache, a dark-haired chick who looked like Robert Plant, a Hispanic chick and her female lover, a blonde chick with bad teeth who lived in a secluded cabin in the woods or something, two stereotypical flamers (one looked like a wannabe Marc Bolan, and the other looked like Jesus, I think he did theater), a recently divorced woman with her female lover and their kids, a black woman with glasses, an Asian dude and that's all I can remember off the top off my head. It's the name of the documentary that escapes me, I think the title has something to do with closets? (talk) 04:46, 8 September 2010 (UTC)

No closets, but Word is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives may fit the bill. Clarityfiend (talk) 06:37, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
Yes, that's it. Thanks. (talk) 21:43, 8 September 2010 (UTC)

Business Movies[edit]

Can some plz tell me some names of Business,Corporate and Accounting related movies. I will be very thank ful. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 09:29, 8 September 2010 (UTC)

Wall Street (1987 film) and its sequel Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. Think there are no films about accounting? Think again. --Viennese Waltz 10:52, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
In fact let's just go with Category:Business films. --Viennese Waltz 10:56, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
Don't overlook The Hudsucker Proxy with its references to Executive Suite. Also see Cash McCall. Pepso2 (talk) 12:38, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
That category is severely under-populated. There've been literally hundreds of others. From Desk Set (which should be mandatory viewing for all Ref Desk Regulars) to The Man from the Diner's Club to Erin Brockovich to ... -- Jack of Oz ... speak! ... 18:20, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
There are more movies in the subcategories, although not hundreds. --Anonymous, 07:22 UTC, September 9, 2010.
Nine to Five with Dolly Parton. Class. (talk) 16:28, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
Office Space --Zerozal (talk) 19:00, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
The Secret of My Success. Of course most of these movies aren't really about business. Would anyone really want to see a movie about accounting? Adam Bishop (talk) 00:06, 9 September 2010 (UTC)
An accountant is the lead character in The Adding Machine. The Untouchables (film) is a crime movie, but a key part of the plot revolves around accountants.
Another subcategory of business movies is movies about an inventor who tries to profit from his idea. Off the top of my head, these would include Young Tom Edison, Edison, the Man, The Story of Alexander Graham Bell, Tucker: The Man and His Dream, and Flash of Genius. --Anonymous, 07:22 UTC, September 9, 2010.
Also The Bonfire of the Vanities (film), based on the Tom Wolfe novel of the same name. --Jayron32 01:54, 9 September 2010 (UTC)

Thanks to all you! —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:43, 9 September 2010 (UTC)

The Associate, Psycho (heck, he was running a nice business right?). Moptopstyle1 (talk) 05:39, 10 September 2010 (UTC)

Double Indemnity had an insurance context. The name of the movie comes from that industry's jargon. -- Jack of Oz ... speak! ... 17:28, 10 September 2010 (UTC)

How to get ahead in advertising. Juliankaufman (talk) 15:12, 14 October 2010 (UTC)

Pretty Woman outfit[edit]

A pink and black outfit was shown on film posters and packaging. Is this outfit ever seen within the film itself? (talk) 12:19, 8 September 2010 (UTC)

When she is dressed in her hooker outfit in the movie, she is wearing a white top. -- kainaw 12:30, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
You didn't ask, but an interesting trivia item not in the article is that Julia Roberts's head was superimposed onto the body of a body double actress for that poster: [1]. Comet Tuttle (talk) 20:38, 8 September 2010 (UTC)

Song about Poland[edit]

I'm looking for a song I heard once - it's about some resistance in Poland, the lyrics are in English, and the refrain includes a year (1955?). It also includes some (or at least 1) Polish city names. Any tips? Thanks! Aaadddaaammm (talk) 19:55, 8 September 2010 (UTC)

Solidarity by Angelic Upstarts? link TomorrowTime (talk) 20:13, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
Thanks for the reply. It sounds really close, but the song I am trying to find was more matter of fact, and the year was very prominent in the song. Any other suggestions? Aaadddaaammm (talk) 20:42, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
Well, I don't know my Polish history quite that well, but chances are the resistance is Solidarność, and the city Gdansk, if that helps. Other than that, I'm out of suggestions... TomorrowTime (talk) 20:47, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
I just came back after some research to say it was probably about the 1944 Warsaw uprising. Probably... Aaadddaaammm (talk) 20:49, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
Yay I think I found it: Uprising by Sabaton. The lyrics look right, but can't listen to it at work. Thanks for the suggestion anyway! Aaadddaaammm (talk) 12:53, 9 September 2010 (UTC)

Survival horror game[edit]

I'm looking for the title of a survival horror game (I think/hope it was for the PS2). It features a female protagonist, who has a dog that helps her escape from the things that are after her. Can't remember anything more that this premise. Jarkeld (talk) 21:01, 8 September 2010 (UTC)

Haunting Ground. Comet Tuttle (talk) 21:06, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
Wow, that was fast! Thanks! Jarkeld (talk) 21:12, 8 September 2010 (UTC)
If that turns out not to be it, you might look at Rule of Rose, although that was more psychological horror than survival horror. APL (talk) 14:26, 9 September 2010 (UTC)