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Two More Movie Conundrums (6)

19 April, 2012

Clever clogs. You swooped on Bobby d in the last Conundrum. So see how you fare with these two kindred brain-curlers below. Both puzzles being with a well-known actor – first and last name – with your challenge to identify the stars. Lights, camera, etc:

  1. Change the last letter of his first name, and the last letter of his last name, and you make two matching adjectives. Who is he?

  2. Change the first letter of his first name, and the last letter of his surname, and you make two matching locations. Who is he?

[Any more actors to mangle?]

And while movies are in your mind, would I be right in guessing Salmon Fishing in the Yemen deals with salmon fishing in Yemen? Snakes on a Plane had snakes on a plan. This new trend in the bog-obvious makes you conjecture what other films could be renamed. What about:

German Factory Owner Hides Jews

Three Queens Do a Revue Tour of the Outback

Teen Falls for his Girlfriend’s Mom

A Boy Sees Dead People

Red Dog

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