Ten weird movie references to Colorado
We've all experienced that moment of recognition when a character in a movie suddenly makes a reference to Colorado. But which of these nods qualifies as the strangest? In an effort to find out, we visited Drew's Script-O-Rama -- and a search for Colorado, plus some investigation, turned up quirky lines delivered by the likes of Will Ferrell, Colorado's own Jessica Biel (twice!) and Paul Rudd, who opines about the difficulty of dealing coke in Fort Collins. Count down our ten favorites below.
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Number 10: The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear
Nordberg: I saw Kid Minneapolis fight once. In Cincinnati.
Lt. Frank Drebin: No you're thinking of Kid New York. He fought out of Philly.
Ed Hocken: He was killed in the ring in Houston. By Tex Colorado. You know, the Arizona Assassin.
Nordberg: Yeah, from Dakota. I don't remember it was North or South.
Lt. Frank Drebin: North. South Dakota was his brother. From West Virginia.
Ed Hocken: You sure know your boxing.
Lt. Frank Drebin: All I know is never bet on the white guy.
Number 9: What's Eating Gilbert Grape?
Grandma: Well, we missed the rally in Des Moines. If we get on the road by Friday, we'll make Colorado Springs in time to catch them. Have you ever been to Colorado?
Gilbert: No, ma'am.
Grandma: Ah. It must be wonderful.
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