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RESPECT SUMMARY and MOVIE SUGGESTIONS are: Movies about respect are common. The unconventional wisdom about respect is often an underlining theme in many current movies, especially blockbusters. Dear John The Spy Next Door When In Rome Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief To Save a Life, Letters to God (2010); Stephen King and many science fiction authors may fixate on this theme. Movies with certain stars may tend to focus on this, such as John Travolta, Robert Redford, or producers Sydney Pollack and QUENTIN TARANTINO. Robert Redford is the master of enlightening in An Unfinished Life (2005), The Last Castle (2001), Up Close & Personal (1996), Spy Game (2001), and mostly brilliantly in Brubaker (1980). Morgan Freeman has played God twice in Evan Almighty (2007) and Bruce Almighty (2003) and I think likely no other actor seems to concentrate on the concept of respect with as much depth as much as he does, which we see again in Kiss the Girls (1997), Along Came a Spider (2001), and High Crimes (2002). Actor Samuel Jackson shows respect in Snakes on a Plane (2006) as an FBI agent who must interface with a top snake poison researcher, and in Black Snake Moan (2006) when dealing with very disturbed persons WHO are not of the same race as him, and as a hotel manager in 1408 (2007) who tries to explain a room has a very bad history to a guest. Jackie Chan is likely justifiably the one most creative and respected entertainers in the movie industy, who claims he would do a Steven Spielberg film for free, wants more work as a dramatic actor, who is greatly loved for his comic, marshal arts, and acting, writing, producing and directing skills however, this author thinks the real base of his skill is a willingness to be truthful about how hard his craft is and to show shock and fear when being tormented by the enemy, but he never dies in any of his movies. There is not a movie to not enjoy Jackie Chan in, but some of this author's favorite movies with Jackie Chan are: The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), the Rush Hour Franchise, The Medallion (2003), Shanghai Knights (2003), and The Tuxedo (2002); DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE JACKIE CHAN'S ABILITY TO SUSPEND DISBELIEF WITH EVEN THE MOST ABSURD MATERIAL! THAT IS ONE OF THE BEST INDICATORS OF HIS CREATIVITY! EXPECT TO FEEL EMPOWERED AFTER SEEING HIM PERFORM. Dance movies are often about teaching respect as seen in Step Up 2 the Streets (2008), Stomp the Yard (2007), Step Up (2006), Take the Lead (2006), Shall We Dance? (2004), Save the Last Dance (2001), Dance With Me (1998), Dirty Dancing (1987), Shall We Dance? (1997), Footloose (1984), White Nights (1985), and Flashdance (1983). The movies about entertainment tend to focus on overcoming getting respect, rudeness, or depression, or narrow ideas towards entertainers in The Fall (2006), which is about an injured stuntman and the stunning images acted out that he describes while in a deep depression; Being Julia (2004) shows the strange lengths persons in the entertainment industry will go to for attention; Dave Chappelle's Block Party (2005) is partly about how Dave Chappelle smoothly gets things done by not being rude; Ellie Parker (2001) is about the struggles of an actress; Hard Candy (2005) shows corruption in the photography profession; Heights (2005) shows some minor players in the industry in their youth; King Kong (2005) is partly about a director; Kung Fu Hustle franchise makes fun of Kung Fu movies, Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005) has an all nude revues; Overnight (2003) is about a bartender who becomes a filmmaker; The Reckoning (2003) is about a priest, actors and a murder; Red Trousers: the Life of Hong Kong Stuntmen (2003) is a documentary about the best hard working stuntmen and being polite helps in that line of high risk work; Reel Paradise (2005) is about Fijians laughing at the rudest American humor; RIZE is about rudeness in a competition; Glitter (2001); Scheltze Gets the Blues; Stage Beauty; Tell Them Who You Are; Walk the Line (2005) is partly about not being rude to addicts or the underclass.