Clue

The six people from the game "Clue" (Colonel Mustard, Mrs White, Mrs Peacock, Mr Green, Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum) are invited to dinner at a big house, and are met by the butler, Wadsworth.

Wadsworth explains to the guests that they are individually being blackmailed by Mr Boddy, who is also present. Mr Boddy then hands out weapons (the 6 weapons from the game: candlestick, rope, lead pipe, wrench, gun, dagger), and invites the guests to kill Wadsworth to avoid being exposed.

Instead, someone kills Mr Boddy. During the evening, various other people (the cook, the maid, and several vistors) are mysteriously killed one at a time.

It turns out that all the other victims were Mr Boddy's accomplices, and Wadsworth had gathered them all together to give evidence against Mr Boddy's blackmailing. Wadsworth explains how each murder was done. Who did each murder is another question - the movie has three different endings, each with different killers.

Continuity mistake: When everyone is in the Library, you can see the matches in a cup on the left of the fireplace. When Professor Plum says, "Wait a minute, suppose that one of us is the murderer," you can also see that the matches are in a "V" shape. When Wadsworth walks towards them to pull the matches out, most of them are all leaning to the left side of the cup. As the movie goes on, when the cop gets locked up in the Library for the second time, the same amount of matches are in the holding cup as if Wadsworth did not pull them out and they are in a straight line. (Third time code 1:02:40). (00:44:25 - 00:45:05)

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Wadsworth: The game's up, Scarlet. There are no more bullets left in that gun.
Miss Scarlet: Oh come on, you don't think I'm going to fall for that old trick.
Wadsworth: It's not a trick. There was one shot at Mr. Boddy in the study, two at the chandelier, two at the lounge door, and one at the singing telegram.
Miss Scarlet: That's not six.
Wadsworth: One plus two plus two plus one.
Miss Scarlet: Uh-uh. There was only one shot that got the chandelier, so that's one plus two plus ONE plus one.
Wadsworth: Even if you were right, that would be one plus one plus two plus one, not one plus two plus one plus one.
Miss Scarlet: Okay, fine. One plus two plus one...SHUT UP! Point is, there's one bullet left in this gun, and guess who's going to get it!

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Trivia: Professor Plum reveals that he works for UNO, the United Nations Organization, in a branch called WHO, the World Health Organization. As such, he works for UNOWHO (You Know Who).

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Chosen answer: Tim Curry (as Wadsworth) states he knew about the secret passages because the house belongs to a friend of his. Tim Curry (as Mr. Boddy) says at the end of the movie that they "Could stack the bodies in the cellar and could all leave one by one." Which infers that Mr. Boddy has no intention of returning to the house. Either way, there is no definite way to tell who the house belongs to considering all the lying going on.

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