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Men in Black (MIB)

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Original title
Men in Black (MIB)
Running time
98 min.
United States United States
Ed Solomon. Comic: Lowell Cunningham
Danny Elfman
Donald Peterman
Columbia Pictures
Sci-Fi. Fantasy. Comedy. Action | Aliens. Based on a Comic. Marvel Comics. Buddy Film
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Men in Black (M.I.B.)
Synopsis / Plot
While pursuing a suspect, NYPD detective James Edwards III is puzzled when the suspect displays two sets of eyes and a peculiar raygun. He is afterwards asked to make an identification by the mysterious K. K is impressed and asks Edwards to report to the organization he works for. There Edwards is recruited into the Men in Black, an ultra-secret organization that patrols alien immigrants on Earth and protects the safety of ordinary citizens by preventing them from ever finding out by using a memory neuralyzer to blank people's memories of anything they see. Edwards's identity is erased, he now known only as J, and he given a standard issue black suit and a pair of sunglasses that protect him from the neuralyzer. But as J starts learning about the job, he and K find themselves facing a threat to the Earth.
1997: Oscar: Best Makeup. 3 Nominations
1997: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Movie Comedy or Musical
1997: Nominated for BAFTA Awards: Best Visual Special Effects
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