Men in Black (1997): A Guilty Pleasure

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Synopsis:

 

A streetwise NYPD detective joins a secret organization that polices extraterrestrial affairs on Earth.

 

Guilty Pleasure Qualities:

 

Tommy Lee Jones’s witty lines. Will Smith’s wacky and infectious performance. The creative and vibrant special effects. The “Memory Eraser”. The iconic theme song.

 

Guilty Pleasure Level:

 

High (Revisited once a year)

 

Director:

 

Barry Sonnenfeld

 

Cast:

 

  • Tommy Lee Jones (as Kay)
  • Will Smith (as Jay)

 

Runtime:

 

1 hour and 38 minutes

 

Genres:

 

Comedy / Sci-Fi

 

 


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