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

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Looking for a Roy Jenson movie [on hold]

Roy Jenson's most obscure movie was "Sudamerica Matar o Morir" (1989) directed by Victor Herrera Zenil. I'm told it's been seen on DVD at swapmeets and similar outlets. Anyone seen it? I've been ...
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80s drug smuggling movie [on hold]

looking for a movie that was on HBO in the 80s. The opening scene was a cocaine lab in a jungle river base destroyed by Indian assassins using blow darts. I'm not sure if I imagined it or if it really ...
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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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Please identify this movie (action) [closed]

Ok so there is this movie but I forgot what it's called. Basically all I remember is that it's an action film and in the last scene, everyone is together in a group and one guy talks about a possible ...
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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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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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Whats the name of the movie where a group of criminals have to kill each other for money/prize? [closed]

I've been looking for a movie I watched a few years ago. It was about a group of selected criminals/scammers that all got the same letter to meet at a house or a building I can't remember. Anyway they ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Sci-fi action-based movie with a squad made up of a rabbit-like creature, a green woman and a hollow-tree creature [closed]

I was able to just see a snippet of this movie. It's probably quite recent. It had a squad of 4-5 people in the hero's squad which comprised of a rabbit-like creature (who is good with guns), a ...
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A seemingly late 80's or early 90's action thriller featuring a lot of melee weapon fighting scenes

It seems like a late 80's or early 90's movie. I watched it many years ago without knowing the title and any name of actors or actresses. The story is about a man was badly wounded but survived after ...
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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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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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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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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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Villain tracks henchmen chasing hero through a maze/labyrinth

I'm trying to ID a movie that I had caught the end of as a child. The specific scenes that I remember are a cat-and-mouse exchange between the protagonist and a couple of henchmen in a giant, ...
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German movie about female assassin who frames a man

The movie takes place in Germany, they visit Cologne. The movie was filmed probably around 2005 or 2006. The killer is a woman with long dark hair and uses a bow and arrow at some point. She's a good ...
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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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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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Underground fist fighting, alienated brothers

Can someone please help me identify this? I hope to be able to provide sufficiently detailed information about this movie I'm looking for (I'm guessing it's a psychological drama). I have been trying ...
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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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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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Movie, Action, Main Character Dies At The End, Nice Music, Boxer With One Arm, 90s? 80s?

This is a movie from my childhood, prolly late 80s, or early 90s. It was action movie, shooting, fighting, but it wasnt war or something like that. AFAIK english language. Two scenes I can remember ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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MMA fighting film where winner takes the girl

I saw a movie a few years back where a guy is in a fighting tournament where you win your opponents girl. Horrible fight-scenes, acting, directing, story. It is directed by the same guy who plays the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...