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I have come to Greece as a tourist. But when I was wondering alone I have come in contact with the sphinx. This time it has asked me a new riddle. The riddle is as follows

What is it or who is it that walked on four legs, then on three, then on two and then again on four.

I asked the sphinx for mercy, so it gave me permission to ask the question on Puzzling Stack Exchange. I asked the sphinx if he could give me a hint, so the witty sphinx gave me a hint to a condition: that if anyone down-votes my question, he would not spare me. Please people, I'm relying on you to help me go back home. The hint is:

Your answer lies within a movie.

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    $\begingroup$ My itching hand wants to reach for the down vote button... $\endgroup$ – Xylius May 15 '16 at 5:34
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I have not seen the movie, but I think the answer is:

Benjamin Button (from the movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button).

Explanation:

Based on the plot summary and the trailer, the Benjamin Button character ages in reverse. So he first walks on crutches (four legs) as an old man, then uses a cane (three legs), then walks on two legs as an adult, and by the end of the movie is a baby (so I presume he is crawling on all fours).

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