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Old 4th Aug 2011, 18:40   #1
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1. Cream cheese causes Tom Hanks to fall ill and win Oscar. Philadelphia

2. Person dancing sixties-style causes mayhem and destruction in Oklahoma. Twister

3. From hatching to expiry: the story of a cicada. A Bug's Life

4. Mr Simpson gets into debt. Home Alone (see what I did there? I should be ashamed of myself)

5. One of the options on Satan's colour chart. Touch of Evil

6. Male to female transsexuals who have successfully undergone gender reassignment surgery. X-men

7. One of the younger UK royals gets somewhat muddied. Dirty Harry

8. Lupine gavottes and polkas. Dances With Wolves

9. Nonsense goes on the rampage. Raging Bull

10. Infra-red radiation. Heat

11. President Harry puts on a spectacle. The Truman Show

12. That place where you can get the alcoholic apple juice is just the best! The Cider House Rules

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Old 4th Aug 2011, 18:43   #2
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1. Philadelphia
8. Dances With Wolves
10. Sunshine
12. Cider House Rules

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Old 4th Aug 2011, 18:45   #3
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Yes, yes, would work but it's not what I have on my card, yes.

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Old 4th Aug 2011, 19:38   #4
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7. Dirty Harry
11. The Truman Show

And I thought 5. might be 'Three Colours: Red', but that might be wildly wrong!

EDIT: Oh, and 2. Twister

EDIT 2: 3. A Bug's Life
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2. Twister
6. Victor/Victoria
11. The Truman Show.
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6. Male to female transsexuals who have unsuccessfully undergone gender reassignment surgery.
Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown
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6. Male to female transsexuals who have successfully undergone gender reassignment surgery.
Answer #6: Life Without Dick
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D'oh.
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Nice answers, all!

Elwood, that would indeed be a satisfactory answer for #6, but I'm afraid it's a title I was not aware of (and having looked up the synopsis on Imdb, I'm quite glad about it).

A few clues for the outstanding titles (and No. 5 is a bugger, I will grant you, since it comes from a very ono-specific place in the brain).

4. Could equally well refer to debt taken out by a greek epic poet.

5. Many branded colour charts have such delights as 'Whisper of Khaki' or 'Hint of Apple'.

6. Imagine you were trying to come up with the NATO alphabet, which letter would give you the most trouble?

9. The nonsense is a slightly shorter, sanitised version of the term most people would use.

10. Infra-red radiation results in an on-screen pairing not previously seen. The pair in question had once previously been in the same film, but not shared screen time.
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No.4 is Home Alone
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