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Do Some Acting 'Karaoke' to Win Tickets to the Tribeca Film Festival

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Tribeca Film Festival

You know how you annoy your friends by quoting movies a little too much? Well, now your version of "I see dead people" may win you some Tribeca Film Festival tickets.

To celebrate the film festival's 15th year, the festival has come up with a karaoke machine, but for acting.

The ReActor, as they call it, lets you choose scenes from a variety of classic movies — like the famous "Nobody puts baby in the corner," scene from "Dirty Dancing," the oft-misquoted, "No. I am your father" moment from "Star Wars" or, for the more adventurous, that whole fake orgasm scene from "When Harry Met Sally." You act along to the scene, the machine records you, then pops you into the scene and rates your performance.

If you score higher than a 96 percent rating, according to the machine's standards, you get two free tickets to the festival.

But if that doesn't happen, at least you go home with a funny clip of yourself — thanks to a link to a YouTube video — that you can show all those friends you annoy with movie quotes.

According to organizers, the ReActor machine uses voice and facial recognition technology to record and judge you.

The machine debuts Tuesday, the first day tickets are on sale for the festival, which runs April 13-24.

Organizers said the ReActor will travel around the city for a bit — you can find its location by following the Tribeca Film Festival on Twitter @Tribeca. The ReActor will eventually make its way to the film festival's TriBeCa hub at Spring Studios, 50 Varick St.