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

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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 ...
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Ex-convict or cop tries to stop religion based cult

I have been watching this old MGM movie (probably set in 1980's or 90's). It's about this cop/detective (or an ex-convict who was hired as a cop/detective) who tries to stop religion based cult. It's ...
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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 ...