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Old 12-20-2003, 05:59 AM   #1
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Super Cool Rip Off

Okay, so I ripped off Thriks game. Sue me.

Download the game MP3 here.

Its not exactly the same, of course - that would be silly. No, I decided to flavour my game with the unique taste only offered by movies. Rejoice! I also decided to try and make it as hard as possible - not in the choice of movies (I'm pretty sure most of these movies are pretty popular, and I know people like Scabb and Thrik will be able to get the more obscure ones) but in the way the game is presented. In a nutshell - its lots of movies, and one MP3. I was bored, so I blended them all together, just to make it harder for you. I'm not telling you how many movies there are in the MP3, but its between 20 and 25. And one movie appears twice, just cos I had two different MP3's from it that are both cool. Unfortunately, because I used so many samples, the MP3 is about 10Mb - so 56k'ers will have to sulk.

So.. Kudos to anyone who can guess the movie the track is from, the composer, and any other details. If anyone can get every track, in order with composers, then I guess I better give you some kind of prize.. or something. But I don't think anyone will do quite that well

Enjoy (and sorry Thrik, I know its a rip off of your game)


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Old 12-20-2003, 06:39 AM   #2
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spoiler:
The fourth one is from POTC, isn't it?

The sixth one is the theme from The Neverending Story. I'm pretty sure the one after that is the title theme from Fight Club, by the Dust Brothers. After that is the Gipsy Kings version of "Hotel California" from The Big Lebowski.


And that was all I got. I suck at these.
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Old 12-20-2003, 06:54 AM   #3
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So far, so good - all correct! Well done


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Old 12-20-2003, 07:36 AM   #4
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01. James Bond: A View To A Kill "Main Title - A View To A Kill" - Duran Duran
04. The Rock - Nick Glennie-Smith, Hans Zimmer, Harry Gregson-Williams
06. The Neverending Story - Limahl
07. Fight Club "Stealing Fat" - The Dust Brothers
10. POTC (?)
11. The Lion King "Be Prepared"
12. The Addams Family "Mamushka" - Marc Shaiman
13. Beauty And The Beast "Belle" - Howard Ashman, Alan Menken
14. Independence Day "End Titles" - David Arnold
15. Die Hard With A Vengeance "When Johnny Came Marching Home"
16. The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers "Breath Of Life" (?) - Howard Shore
19. True Lies / Schindler's List / Scent Of A Woman "Por Una Cabeza" - Carlos Gardel
20. The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers "Gollum's Song" - Emiliana Torrini
21. RoboCop "Rock Shop" - Basil Poledouris
23. Edward Scissorhands - Danny Elfman

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Old 12-20-2003, 07:49 AM   #5
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You're not doing too bad there Alien old chum, but you did get a few wrong:

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01. James Bond: A View To A Kill "Main Title - A View To A Kill" - Duran Duran - correct
04. The Rock - Nick Glennie-Smith, Hans Zimmer, Harry Gregson-Williams - incorrect
06. The Neverending Story - Limahl - correct
07. Fight Club "Stealing Fat" - The Dust Brothers - correct
10. POTC (?) - incorrect
11. The Lion King "Be Prepared" - correct
12. The Addams Family "Mamushka" - Marc Shaiman - correct
13. Beauty And The Beast "Belle" - Howard Ashman, Alan Menken - correct
14. Independence Day "End Titles" - David Arnold - correct
15. Die Hard With A Vengeance "When Johnny Came Marching Home" - correct
16. The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers "Breath Of Life" (?) - Howard Shore - incorrect (very close though)
19. True Lies / Schindler's List / Scent Of A Woman "Por Una Cabeza" - Carlos Gardel - correct
20. The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers "Gollum's Song" - Emiliana Torrini - correct
21. RoboCop "Rock Shop" - Basil Poledouris - correct
23. Edward Scissorhands - Danny Elfman - correct


Phew! So that shows you there are 23 tracks in total, with these ones still undiscovered: 2,3,5,9,11,17,18,22 (Alien got some tracks correct, but he got some of the numbers wrong - see if you can figure out where.)


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Old 12-20-2003, 12:02 PM   #6
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Mostly half-answers and guesses! Track numbers may be botched.

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4. Pirates of the Caribbean, Main Theme
5. Planes Trains & Automobiles? I know you must've thrown it in somewhere.
7. Fight Club
8. The Big Lebowski, Spanish Hotel California
10. The Lion King, Be Prepared
12. The Addams Family, Mamushka
13. Beauty & The Beast, Belle
15. Die Hard with a Vengeance, The Noahs Ark Marching theme.
18. The Lion King, Theme that plays at the end. When everyone's all happy.
19. True Lies, I think. The one where Arnold is a sekritgovernmentguy.
20. Something from Lord of the Rings
23. Totally Danny Elfman! Not sure which film, though. Maybe Batman
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Old 12-20-2003, 12:15 PM   #7
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Hee, the more the merrier. It may be worth editing the original post with what has and hasn't been discovered though.. Anyways.. I've got some different numbers to Alien so I'll put what I have them as in those cases..

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2) Pretty sure it's from Matrix Reloaded or Revolutions
3) Donnie Darko
4) Pirates of the Caribbean
9) The Road to El Dorado
10) The Lion King - Be Prepared
11) A Fistful of Dollars
12) The Addams Family - Mamushka
13) The Beauty and the Beast
16) Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (sounds like the trailer music, probably appears in the film too)
18) The Lion King - This Land


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Old 12-21-2003, 02:15 PM   #8
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Okay, so here's what been solved and not solved:
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1. A View to a Kill - A View to a Kill, Duran Duran - Alien
2. The Matrix Reloaded - The Burly Brawl - Thrik
3. Donnie Darko - Now You Know Where He Lives - Thrik
4. Pirates of the Caribbean - To the Pirates Cave!, Klaus Badelt - Carl Shutt / Scabb
5. ?????
6. The NeverEnding Story - Carl Shutt / Alien
7. Fight Club - Intro, The Dust Brothers - Carl Shutt / Alien / Scabb
8. The Big Lebowski - Hotel California, Gypsy Kings - Carl Shutt / Alien / Scabb
9. The Road to El Dorado - 14 Wonders of the New World, Hans Zimmer - Thrik
10. The Lion King - Be Prepared - Alien / Scabb / Thrik
11. A Fistfull of Dollars - Main Title, Ennio Morricone - Thrik
12. The Addams Family - Mamushka - Alien / Scabb / Thrik
13. Beauty and the Beast - Belle - Alien / Scabb / Thrik
14. Independence Day - Theme - Alien
15. Die Hard With a Vengeance - Simon Says, Michael Kamen - Alien / Scabb
16. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Minas Tirith, Howard Shore - Thrik
17. ?????????????
18. The Lion King - New King of Pride Rock, Hans Zimmer - Scabb / Thrik
19. Scent of a Woman / True Lies / Schindlers List - Por Una Cabeza, Astor Piazzola - Alien / Scabb
20. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - Gollums Song, Howard Shore - Alien / Scabb
21. Robocop - Theme - Alien
22. ?????????
23. Edward Scissorhands - Theme, Danny Elfman - Alien



So all in all, you're doing very well indeed - only 5, 17 and 22 left

Clues:
5: British comedy movie....
spoiler:
not monks

17: Classic kids movie...
spoiler:
Early Samwise

22: Crap fantasy...
spoiler:
LucasFilm production, with "Iceman"


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Old 12-23-2003, 04:23 AM   #9
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Is #5 from "Nuns on the Run"?
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Old 12-23-2003, 11:10 AM   #10
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From the hints I'm guessing that 22 is Willow.

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Old 12-23-2003, 01:40 PM   #11
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I'd guess 17 is The Goonies and 22 is Labyrinth.

Just a guess.


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Old 12-23-2003, 06:10 PM   #12
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Correct!

#5 is Nuns on the Run!
#17 is the Goonies!
# 22 is Willow!

And best of all, no-one managed to guess them all by themself, so I don't have to give out a prize

I'll leave the MP3 online in case anyone wants to download it - there are some great tunes in there - and the full track list is below.

Merry Christmas!

1. A View to a Kill - A View to a Kill, Duran Duran - Alien
2. The Matrix Reloaded - The Burly Brawl - Thrik
3. Donnie Darko - Now You Know Where He Lives - Thrik
4. Pirates of the Caribbean - To the Pirates Cave!, Klaus Badelt - Carl Shutt / Scabb
5. Nuns on the Run - Carl Shutt
6. The NeverEnding Story - Carl Shutt / Alien
7. Fight Club - Intro, The Dust Brothers - Carl Shutt / Alien / Scabb
8. The Big Lebowski - Hotel California, Gypsy Kings - Carl Shutt / Alien / Scabb
9. The Road to El Dorado - 14 Wonders of the New World, Hans Zimmer - Thrik
10. The Lion King - Be Prepared - Alien / Scabb / Thrik
11. A Fistfull of Dollars - Main Title, Ennio Morricone - Thrik
12. The Addams Family - Mamushka - Alien / Scabb / Thrik
13. Beauty and the Beast - Belle - Alien / Scabb / Thrik
14. Independence Day - Theme - Alien
15. Die Hard With a Vengeance - Simon Says, Michael Kamen - Alien / Scabb
16. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - Minas Tirith, Howard Shore - Thrik
17. The Goonies - Fratelli Chase, Dave Grusin - ATMachine
18. The Lion King - New King of Pride Rock, Hans Zimmer - Scabb / Thrik
19. Scent of a Woman / True Lies / Schindlers List - Por Una Cabeza, Astor Piazzola - Alien / Scabb
20. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers - Gollums Song, Howard Shore - Alien / Scabb
21. Robocop - Theme - Alien
22. Willow - Theme, James Horner - Alien
23. Edward Scissorhands - Theme, Danny Elfman - Alien


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