I may have mentioned that IÂ spent some timeÂ aÂ few weeks backÂ perusing the IMDb's many lists of motion picture superlatives, examining both the best and the worst of the world of cinema. Admittedly, I was also looking for some Brain Game fodder, and this is one of my favorites. It sounds like a trivia question, and it is, but some careful thought might lead you to the correct answer... so I think our regulars will agree that it qualifies as a Brain Game. Here it is; good luck!
What two-wordÂ sequence appears an amazing 15 TIMES in the titles ofÂ the 30 biggest U.S. box-office hits of the past 30 years?
Want a hint? Re-read the title of today's Brain Game post. Want another? Turn your desk over (or stand on your head, if you'd rather) and read this:
Here is the SOLUTION.
The films are:
Harry Potter and the Order OF THE Phoenix
Indiana Jones and the Temple OF THE Crystal Skull
The Lord OF THE Rings: Fellowship OF THE Ring
The Lord OF THE Rings: The Two TowersÂ
The Lord OF THE Rings: The Return OF THE King
The Passion OF THE Christ
Pirates OF THE Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Pirates OF THE Caribbean: The Curse OF THE Black Pearl
Pirates OF THE Caribbean: At World's End
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack OF THE Clones
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge OF THE Sith
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return OF THE Jedi