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5 Lesser-Known Movies That Are As Philly As CREED

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece was originally published on the blog Mondo Jawn. Billy Penn recently posted a list grading films to find the “most Philly movie ever made.” As expected, Rocky and Creed appear, as do Silver Linings Playbook and Invincible. What’s surprising is that someone remembered Trading Places. Reading over their list, however, I grew frustrated. Specifically, I thought, “Here we go again, another Philly journalist has cultural amnesia.” Generally speaking, people writing about Philly can only recall events that happened within the last 10 or so years. If they do include something older, it’s probably something so well-known
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