Must See: Men In Black

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Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.

Title: Men in Black
Date: 1997

Vitals: A secret government agency rids the Earth of various alien riff-raff, using an amusing panoply of cool weapons and well-written jokes.


Famous names: Barry Sonnenfeld, Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Fiorentino

Crunchy goodness: 4

Spinoffs: Itself a tip of the hat to Ghostbusters, Men in Black inspired a sequel and also reminded audiences that science fiction movies could be funny again.


Sight you'll never unsee: Will Smith trying to fill out his application to join the agency while sitting in an egg chair.

Deadliest spoiler: That weird thing on top of Seattle's Space Needle really is a spaceship.

Men in Black Review at Movie Gazette

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