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A game: which of the following lines are from Shrek, a children’s movie about ogres and princesses, and which are from Gone in 60 Seconds, an adult movie about cars and Angelina Jolie?

1. So, what do you think is more exciting? Having sex or boosting cars?

2. I have to save my ass.

3. She lives with seven men, but she’s not easy.

4. I’m not gonna mess around with someone who plays with dog shit!

5. Eat me!

6. Let’s move on to girl number 3

7. Stop it, nobody likes a kiss-ass.

1. Gone in 60 Seconds

2 – 7. Shrek

Rosecrans Baldwin co-founded TMN with publisher Andrew Womack in 1999. He is the author of three books, including his latest novel The Last Kid Left (NPR’s Best Books of the Year). His nonfiction appears in a variety of magazines, mostly GQ. More information can be found at rosecransbaldwin.com. More by Rosecrans Baldwin

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