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QQ1-10 (Quantifiable Quotation (10)): Joe Versus The Volcano – I Know He Can Get The Job

One of the best movie scenes in cinematic history from the absolutely hilarious and incredibly well-made film, Joe Versus The Volcano. Released in 1990, this film has since gathered a cult following and if you haven’t seen it, you’re really missing out! 

“…but can he DO the job?!”

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Murphy’s war: Peter O’Toole’s

Murphy’s War (1971)
Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been decimated by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. He lands on a forgotten island and begins to plot his vengence. He wishes to sink the U-Boat that has floated up by means of any method imaginable to him, and sets about to make the courageous attempt, assisted by Louie, the islands Government Admistrator

Murphy’s War
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DVD cover
Directed by Peter Yates
Produced by Michael Deeley
Written by Max Catto (novel)
Stirling Silliphant
Starring Peter O’Toole
Siân Phillips
Philippe Noiret
Horst Janson
Cinematography Douglas Slocombe
Editing by John Glen
Frank P. Keller
Studio Hemdale
Michael Deeley-Peter Yates Films
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s)
  • 1971
Running time 107 min.
Language English and German