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Awesome nursing home residents in Germany reenact famous movie scenes

Whoever said Granny couldn't do a wicked Marilyn was dead wrong.

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German nursing home resident Marianne Brunsbach, 86, is always the belle of the ball in “Breakfast at Tiffany.” (westfalen-heute.de/Courtesy)

The best thing about a classic movie is that it never gets old. Even when its stars do.

German nursing home residents put that truism to the test in towns across Germany — including Essen and Mülheim.

Select senior citizens photographed themselves recreating famous movie scenes from such films as "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "Titanic" and "Blues Brothers." Above is Marianne Brunsbach, 86, as Holly Golightly in "Breakfast at Tiffany's." Here are some other awesome examples:

 

Erna Rütt, 86, and Alfred Kelbch, 81, in “Titanic”


(Contilia Gruppe, Essen/Werntges Studios, Gladbeck)

 

Irmgard Alt, 79, and Siegfreid Gallasch, 87, are definitely "Stayin' Alive" in "Saturday Night Fever" 


(Contilia Gruppe, Essen/Werntges Studios, Gladbeck)

They put the photos together in a calendar called "Classics 2014." A pun.

John Liedtke, 92, played Patrick Swayze in the famous lake scene from "Dirty Dancing" where he hoists Baby over his head.

"I am not quite strong enough to lift a lady over my head anymore," Liedtke told media. "Back when I was young, it would have been easy. Nowadays I need the computer tricks to do it."

 

Johann Liedtke, 92, and Marianne Pape, 79, in “Dirty Dancing”


(Contilia Gruppe, Essen/Werntges Studios, Gladbeck)

The oldest photographed resident was Walter Loeser, who appears below in a scene from the 1969 film "Easy Rider."

 

Walter Loeser, 98, and Kurt Neuhaus, 90, in “Easy Rider”


(Contilia Gruppe, Essen/Werntges Studios, Gladbeck)

In a cruel plot twist, the calendar isn't for sale. The old folks just wanted to give it as gifts to nursing home staff and their families.

But here are the remaining shots for your viewing pleasure:

 

Wilhelm Buiting, 89, as James Bond


(Contilia Gruppe, Essen/Werntges Studios, Gladbeck)

 

Ingeborg Giolbass, 84 and Erich Endlein, 88, as Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell in “The Seven Year Itch”


(Contilia Gruppe, Essen/Werntges Studios, Gladbeck)

 

Margarete Schmidt, 77, and Lothar Wischnewski, 76, in “Blues Brothers”


(Contilia Gruppe, Essen/Werntges Studios, Gladbeck)

Erwin J Von Der Hedien, 80, as Rocky


(Contilia Gruppe, Essen/Werntges Studios, Gladbeck)

Martha Bajohr, 77, says Wilkommen as Liza Minnelli's Sally from "Cabaret"


(Contilia Gruppe, Essen/Werntges Studios, Gladbeck)

Erna Schenk, 78, flies over London as Mary Poppins


(Contilia Gruppe, Essen/Werntges Studios, Gladbeck)

Johanna Trachenberg, 81, and Horst Krischat, 78, as Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean in "Giant"


(Contilia Gruppe, Essen/Werntges Studios, Gladbeck)

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/140130/nursing-home-residents-reenact-famous-movies