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Jennifer Lawrence weathers humiliation, awe by shock-quizzing pedestrians about her movies on Kimmel Live

Despite disturbing reports of expensive herpes on Hollywood Blvd, Jennifer Lawrence said while guest-hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday, "I wanted to mingle with some of the locals while I was here in Hollywood, so I came up with a simple game: I ran up to people on the street and asked them to name five movies that I've been in — simple, if you have low enough self-esteem. The point was to put them on the spot and humiliate myself, and guess what? Both happened." One person's humiliation is another's entertainment, but Lawrence got her fair share of adulation, too. And oddly, nobody mentioned Silver Linings Playbook, the role that won Lawrence an Oscar. Still, at least one person was able to name five Lawrence films. Watch below. Peter Weber