Tv/film genre noted for use of physical force by majority of characters against one another to advance plot points.

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Superhero kid with superpowers, turns green, skull masked villain [on hold]

90s-2000s live action TV show with a young guy with an arm watch (maybe that gave him his powers) who can kinda turn green and get powers - speed, invisibility, maybe strength too. His nemesis is a ...
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Old film about a guy who get out of prison to kills the people that blamed him for robbery

The movie is an older film, either from the 1990s or early 2000s. It's about a guy that's a part of a bank robbery. He takes the fall and goes to prison, then when he gets out he hunts down and kills ...
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Eating liver to become immortal

I'm trying to find a movie a saw on SBS here in Australia back in the late 90's or early 2000's. It's an Asian action film, possibly Chinese or Korean. The movie starts with two badly wounded men ...
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Dark people in a ship hiding to ask asylum

I tried my best to find it on the internet with no luck. This is what I remember. They are a family or a group of black people. They are in a ship that is heading to another country. They did hide ...
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Action movie about money debt

I don't remember much from the movie because it has been at least 5 years since I saw it. There was an older business man, maybe 60 years old, he was bald and sometimes wore a hat. In one scene he ...
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A man holds a blonde girl's arm with superglue and they remain like that till the end

It is an action film on the whole with a love scene at the end, I guess. For the large part, it is an action film. I can hardly remember the actors' looks but as far as I can remember, the male lead ...
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Movie with infectious disease indicated via nosebleed from the 00s (probably)

Things I vaguely remember: Possibly terrorist and possibly started on a plane (but I might be mixing with MI2 here) Highly infectious The infection has a symbol? Any character with a nosebleed is ...
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Action movie where the guy fights like a scorpion

It's an old movie, 1990's or earlier but I am not sure. It may be a Chinese movie. So here is this simple guy who learns fighting by drawing a sketch of another guy's (bad guy) fighting techniques. ...
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Has the length of action scenes changed over time?

It could just be me getting older but I feel like action movies these days have action scenes that just go on for an eternity. (I don't know what's wrong with me but sometimes I just want the ...
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Movie set in scotland or somewhere up north

I am trying to find the title of a film I watched a few years back but never caught the ending. It was set in Scotland or somewhere up north. One of the opening scenes is a young boy being woken up by ...
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TV villain armed missiles with open source

Help me recognize a tv-series or a movie, AND an open sourced project: The tv-series (or a movie) had a villain hacking a missile system of some sort. The program code was briefly shown on-screen, ...
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What is the name of this American movie where the employee can go underground by an elevator?

So, I watched this movie on Cinemax about 5 years ago but I don't remember its name. The movie is about a man who just got a new job and moved into this building. The building had two parts and he ...
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Do they really crash super cars in action movies?

Many action movies show super cars (i.e. $200k+) being completely totaled during action. I can imagine that some scenes are not CGI because they look overly natural. I also understand that with a ...
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In one episode of this cartoon series some copying slime appeared with a real creepy scene

I watched this episode around ten to fifteen years ago in Germany. I'd describe the cartoon style as classical American. I think the setting in this specific episode is partly at a military base. ...
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Why look and shake your gun after ammo runs out?

This has always amused me. A lot of times, while in the heat of battle, after the gun ammo runs out, the character looks at his gun giving it a slight shake. As if thinking this will fix a possible ...
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A kinda sci-fi and action movie where some people have barcodes in their eyes

So, I watched this movie while on a bus. I think it is kinda new based on its vfx. These are some stuff I remembered: The protagonists are two guys, one is red-haired, white-skinned, and the other ...
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Movie about a former bounty hunter who is threatened by his previous employers

In this film from ~10 years ago, an ordinary guy works as a bartender in a diner. One day the diner gets raided by some robbers and our bartender neutralize them professionally. This accident gets ...
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Group of assassins that is trying to kill each other until one is left

I don't remember very much of the movie, but here is some: There is a group of assassins that is trying to kill each other till one is left. I think there is a "event" like this every year. Film is ...
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American spy - Russian/Soviet wrestling champion - target: radar

I am looking for a movie that was probably a cold war propaganda made by Soviets. I watched it about 25-30 years ago. It was about an American spy whose mission was to destroy a radar/antenna. A ...
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Identify this action movie about some young billionaire criminal who do extreme sports

I have watched a movie trailer a few months ago. It was about a police officer who try to infiltrate a group of billionaires who do extreme sports and in their spare time they rob banks. The scenes ...
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Movie with a bomb triggered by a musical phrase played by an orchestra

I've been trying to recall the title-described movie for days now, and I can't quite place it. It's action/thriller, as I recall, I think with either some mistaken-identity regarding the main ...
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I'm looking for the name of an anime that I saw on TV in Italy over 20 years ago

I'm looking for the name of an anime that I saw on TV in Italy 20+ years ago. It is likely a show from the 80's. The scene I saw was a very large man who tried to break into a castle. He seemed to ...
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Movie about a guy who stays at a family lying about know their dead soldier son

So here's what I remember: The movie's about a guy,who took part in some government experiments, and now he's a killing machine. He arrives at a family's house, and says he knew their son in the ...
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Name of military movie with song R.O.C.K. In the USA

I apologize for not having much to go on but for years I've been trying to remember a movie that I can only remember a few pieces from. I know it's several years old. The main scene sticking with me ...
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Help find funny ninja movie (Or was it Chips on TV?)

Some rocket was on an island about to be launched by terrorists to the mainland? I think there were hostages? A team of ninja hit the island, American I think, male&female black&white. One ...
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sci-fi movie from 2010+, probably a blockbuster - involving mutants

I recently watched a sci-fi/action movie and forgot the title... it was probably a blockbuster a recent one (probably after 2010) I cannot remember the main story but it was around people flying in ...
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What is the name of the movie with a car that's throttle is stuck?

I think I saw this movie in the early 2000s. There were three people in car (1 woman and 2 men) that didn't know each other well. I think they just met each other. The woman was driving and a white ...
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A possibly Polish movie about drug dealers

All I can recall is that there was a young guy who had a bald tattooed big friend and both were selling drugs (cocaine) i think. After a while they get in touch with a very crazy guy that also rapes ...
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Can't recall this action movie against aliens

I'm currently looking for the name of a movie, where it was war with a lot of aliens, and a war commander (I guess) was enrolled to fight. But when dying on the battlefield, some "alien juice" got ...
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An war movie about undercover troops destroying enemy base by attaching special signs for missile

I think the name of the movie was blah blah - man. paint man? idk... imdb won't come up with the title paint man. The main character was an African-american soldier who is way better in attaching the ...
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Movie where the bad guy fools police into shooting at hostages

I'm looking for the name of an action/thriller movie where the bad guy performs a bank robbery (or some other heist), then escapes by dressing up hostages as hostage-takers and fooling the police into ...
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Movie about escaping a cryosleep prison

I think it's a drama/action movie from the 90's; it was on tv when I was a child. It's not Demolition Man, but it's similar. So, the plot twist: In the future a man (I think he was a cop) goes to ...
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Movie where a nude woman escapes from the fbi in her room

There is a movie where this scene happens: a woman is sitting on a chair naked who is going to dress herself before the fbi arrests her. She seduces the policemen while dressing herself. Then, she ...
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Action movie with double entendres in the dialog

I remember watching an action movie, perhaps in the 1990's or earlier, where the hero would come out with these hilariously funny double entendres. One that I can vaguely remember... The girl asks ...
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Please help me identify an old movie about parallel worlds adventure

When I was little, I saw an old movie that's still obsessing me now. The language is not English, so it's difficult for me to identify the movie. It is about a married man. His current life is ...
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Movie about a girl taking revenge for the death of her parents

I remember pretty well that I have seen a movie like this on television. American, extremely well produced. Should be between 2005 and 2012. A woman, hot and confident, tries to take revenge on a ...
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Can't think of movie name from trailer I saw

I saw a movie trailer on iTunes nearly 2 years ago and all I can vaguely remember is that it showed a guy falling through a roof (or maybe a window?) and he landed in someone's city apartment pretty ...
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80's or early 90's movie (possibly made for tv) about a guy retrieving a kidnapped kid

OK, very little to go on, but I remember watching this movie where a guy is trying to retrieve a kidnapped kid (maybe his own kid) from a bad guy who may have been played by Lance Henriksen but I ...
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Identify this Dirty Dozen-like Italian (?) movie

I have bought a VHS of the Italian movie Fuoco incrociato (AKA Cross Mission) and although the movie was OK, I was more intrigued by the plot on the back of the VHS cover. It seems that there has been ...
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1990s cartoon regarding three heroes

There used to be a show on Cartoon Network on late 1990s - where there used to be three super heroes. At the time of any war, one used to handle battle on earth wearing a yellow suit. One used to ...
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Looking for a movie between 2005 and 2010 about a betrayed FBI agent

Looking for a movie where an FBI agent is betrayed. For some reason (he gets a note that he has to be there for a conversation, but no one shows up) the agent sits in a (I thought Irish or Italian) ...
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A man wins the jackpot at a slot machine

So I remember watching this movie a couple of years back on my laptop, it involves a man who is chased by someone (I think) and enters a casino in which he has a earpiece and the person tells him to ...
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Probably a 90s/or early 2000's movie

i really don't remember much about this movie because i saw it about 12-13 years ago when i was a kid sitting in a bar with my father who was drinking beer :-) this is a Hollywood movie(pretty ...
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80s TV action series about an “electric man”

I'm looking for an 80s tv-series. The main character was some kind of superhero-ish. He had a blue sparkling/glowing body, and he "healed" himself with electricity. He had a "sidekick" who was a star (...
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Movie I saw in the 1970s with corrupt sheriff after a man and woman

Movie I saw in the 1970s on TV. It could have been a TV movie, but I doubt it. It was about a nasty and corrupt sheriff after a man and woman. I don't remember why. He kills one of their friends by ...
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An early 2000's action movie set in wilderness

Genre: Action, martial arts Language: English (US, 95% sure) Movie seen in between: 2000 - 2004 Aired on: Star Movies (India) Characters description: Three characters who play major roles in the ...
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Car chase movie where hero tries to get to pregnant wife

The movie is about this guy (wrongly accused of something) trying to run away from the cops to meet his girlfriend/wife, who, if I remember correctly is pregnant. Here are the bits I remember from the ...
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Movie about car thieves who take a woman and her kids hostage

The movie is about 3 thieves. Their boss asks them to steal a specific car brand. After they find it, they see the car driver (a woman) enter her house. They follow her to steal the car but a cop ...
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Experiment in prison setting with half guards and half prisoners

I'm trying to remember the title to this movie that I saw. I know it was on HBO when I saw it about 2 years ago. The plot is this group of males are brought into this prison for an experiment. Half of ...
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Korean action movie with 1 woman preparing 3 girls

I don't remember whether that's a korean movie or Japanese movie, but it was an action film. There were 3 girls with some powers. They were being trained by a woman. But the woman in order to get rid ...