Movie Madness Final Four

“Caddyshack” vs. “Karate Kid?”

“Rocky” vs. “The Waterboy?”

They’re not matchups now. But they could be.

We had our best turnout yet for our Movie Madness sports movie challenge. More than five times as many people voted for their favorite movies in our Elite Eight — based on the movies that were remaining from the original 64-movie bracket — to bring our Final Four.

There have been some great movies eliminated. “Chariots of Fire” won an Oscar for best picture. “Field of Dreams” isn’t just a movie, it’s a tourist attraction in Iowa that, even now, could be considered social-distancing compliant.

But “Rocky” has a statue.

“The Karate Kid” has “Wax on, wax off.”

“Caddyshack” has a gopher.

And “The Waterboy” has “high-quality H2O.”

Apparently, that was enough.

You can participate in the final round of voting at, where you’ll have a chance to vote on semifinal winners and a champion.

Anyone who has voted has been entered into a drawing to win a $100 gift card courtesy of Brooke Communications and The News-Review. And they’re allowed to vote in this one, too.

After all, more entries mean more chances to win.

The final voting deadline is noon on Tuesday. The winner will be notified via Facebook and announced in Thursday’s paper.

Good luck.

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