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A Pictorial History of the Movies: 1992 – The Bodyguard

Who saw this one coming?

I didn’t. I can’t imagine any of you did.

I was pretty stuck for this year for a while. Because Unforgiven is great, but it doesn’t exemplify 1992. Wayne’s World is the same. I thought about A League of Their Own, but no. Basic Instinct was one I seriously considered. The Crying Game was probably the alternate here.

But… The Bodyguard was the second-highest grosser of the year, behind Aladdin.

And “I Will Always Love You”? Despite being a cover, it was number one on the Billboard chart for 14 weeks. Got that? 14 weeks.

The Bodyguard is the choice for 1992. (more…)