LIVE POLL: Movie MacGuffin Plot Devices

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Never though I'd ever get another poll suggestion of mine to go live, but I'm gladly proven wrong. Thank you all!

First off. "What is a movie MacGuffin?" you might ask.

A movie MacGuffin is a plot device in the form of an object, goal or other motivator the protagonist pursues. The specific nature of a MacGuffin is typically unimportant to the overall plot. The most common type of MacGuffin is an object, place, or person.

Now you know what a movie MacGuffin is.

Which of these famous movie Mcguffins is your favourite?

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From the IMDb Movie Terminology Glossary - M:
A term used by Alfred Hitchcock to refer to an item, event, or piece of knowledge that the characters in a film consider extremely important, but which the audience either doesn't know of or doesn't care about. Examples: the engine plans in The 39 Steps, the statue with the microfilms in North by Northwest, and the contents of the briefcase in Pulp Fiction.