MacGuffins are all the rage; you simply MUST have one (or five)!
5. The Rabbit's Foot - Mission: Impossible III
Let's begin, first of all, by defining this elusive concept. You see, there's this thing, and we're not really sure what it is, but darn if Tom Cruise doesn't REALLY need to get his hands on it.
4. The Sun - Sunshine
Armed with naught but the wit of Chris Evans, Danny Boyle's rag-tag team of astronauts sets off in pursuit of the biggest MacGuffin in the solar system.
3. The Rocket - The Rocketeer
Boy, they sure say, "Hand over the rocket!" a lot in this movie.
2. The Briefcase - Pulp Fiction
Does Tarantino's much-sought-after attache case contain drugs, money, drug-money, or an array of light bulbs? None of the above, I'm afraid; it most certainly holds the soul of one Marsellus Wallace.
1. The Heart of Chev Chelios - Crank 2: High Voltage
If, at the end of his fully-crazed and high-octane pursuit, Mr. Chelios manages to reclaim his stolen "strawberry tart," then the neighborhood's amateur physician is reasonably sure he can get it back in Chev's chest. And who really wants to be called heartless, anyway?
The Money - No Country for Old Men
Colonel Kurtz - Apocalypse Now
The Heart of Davy Jones - Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
The Brick - Brick
The Pregnant Woman - Children of Men
The Treasure - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
The All-Spark - Transformers
The Matrix of Leadership - Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen