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Poll: Movie MacGuffin Plot Devices

First off. "What is a movie MacGuffin?" you might ask.

A movie MacGuffin is a plot device in the form of an object, goal or other motivator the protagonist pursues. The specific nature of a MacGuffin is typically unimportant to the overall plot. The most common type of MacGuffin is an object, place, or person.

Now you know what a movie MacGuffin is.

Which of these famous movie Mcguffins is your favourite?

Discuss here

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    Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    The Ruby Slippers in The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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    Orson Welles in Citizen Kane (1941)

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    "The Maltese Falcon" 1941 Warner Bros.

    The Maltese Falcon in The Maltese Falcon (1941)
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    "Psycho" Janet Leigh 1960 Paramount

    The $40,000 cash in an envelope in Psycho (1960)
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    Eli Wallach in Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo (1966)

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    John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin in Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

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    David Prowse and Peter Geddis in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

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    Harrison Ford and John Rhys-Davies in Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

    The Ark of the Covenant in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

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    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

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    Toby Froud in Labyrinth (1986)

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    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, and Thomas F. Wilson in Back to the Future Part II (1989)

    Grays Sports Almanac in Back to the Future Part II (1989)
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    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

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    Army of Darkness (1992)

    The Necronomicon - Army of Darkness (1992)
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    Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta in Pulp Fiction (1994)

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    Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith in Men in Black (1997)

    The "Galaxy on Orion's Belt" in Men in Black (1997)
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    Matt Damon in Saving Private Ryan (1998)

    Pvt. James Francis Ryan in Saving Private Ryan (1998)
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    Stephen Root in Office Space (1999)

    Milton's red stapler in Office Space (1999)
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    Elijah Wood in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

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    Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

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    Josh Brolin in No Country for Old Men (2007)

    The $2 Million dollars in No Country for Old Men (2007)
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    Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington in Avatar (2009)

    Unobtanium in Avatar (2009)
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    The Avengers (2012)

    The Tesseract in The Avengers (2012)
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    Chris Pratt in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

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