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Guy will inherit millions only if he finds a wife

There is this Hollywood movie from the 90's in which the guy (Casanova type) inherits millions from his dad or grand father's will but the will comes with a catch, to inherit the property he must get ...
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Can anybody suggest me movies like edenlake,timberfalls,wrongturn .etc? [duplicate]

Though these are not great movies to watch, I just watch them for excitement and fun.I am looking for movies where some number of friends or newly married couples go out to places on vacation and get ...
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I thought they would be trivial to bat away, like flies

Can anyone identify? Old US western-like film made in '60s or '70s. Likely period is during or after US Civil War. Main characters are a pseudo-outlaw team or gang (ala Three Musketeers). Part of ...
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Why every movie in this world have similarities? [on hold]

There is no movie with out love and it is all about two boys love a girl or two girls love a boy. Every movie such as Horror,Action,Comedy,Animation,Drama,Fantasy,Sci-Fi, Thriller,war movies. All of ...
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Hollywood doesn't pay attention to classic montage theory anymore?

I think montage theory belongs to the most important apects in movie art. Soviet montage theory is an approach to understanding and creating cinema that relies heavily upon editing (montage is ...
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Why doesn't Hollywood make movies related to epic stories like Mahabharata or Ramayana?

It is my deep desire to see Mahabharata or Ramayana made as movies with effects and direction like Lord of the Rings. I have read both these great epics; they are very profound. Many movies, ...
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Lead actor/actress VS Supporting actor/actress

On what basis, Chris Hemsworth is considered as a Lead actor in the movie Rush? In the movie, both characters have equal importance and both narrated the story in equal measure and occupied same ...
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Why does “Hollywood Accounting” still work?

Hollywood accounting is the practice of big studios of making successful movies into what looks like a financial failures on purpose and through questionable accounting tricks. The goal is to show no ...
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Are there any “Hollywood-style” movies made in Iran?

I have watched a lot of Iranian movies and I love them but they are similar in style (realistic long shots and slow cuts) and content (e.g. struggle of the society reflecting in children or seemingly ...
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Drama about a surrogate mother who falls in love with a doctor

I'm trying to identify a drama movie about a woman who met a couple in an accident and agreed to be their surrogate and carry their baby to get money. She falls in love with a doctor without telling ...
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Hollywood movie in which females capture males for breeding stock?

Can anyone identify a Hollywood movie in which females from outer space capture two males to use as breeding stock. This movie aired on the star movies.
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Identify movie about high profile robbery

I really can't remember a movie that I saw years ago that is something like: Picture begin with a huge robbery to federal reserve or something and the two robbery perpetrators fought between them. ...
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Why don't Bollywood superstars do more in Hollywood?

I love Bollywood movies and Hollywood movies. There are a great number of superstars in Bollywood who act well and are globally renowned. But we have not seen much participation of Bollywood stars in ...
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Is CBFC certificate required for Hollywood movies before release in India?

In India, any kollywood or bollywood movies get certified by Central Board of Film Certification before hitting to theaters. Is it same for the Hollywood movies? Do they get certified also? Are ...
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Which was first TV show with animation?

Which was first TV show with animation in USA? No real characters. All characters should be animated.
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Is there any censorship board present for films and TV shows for Hollywood?

There is Censor Board for films produced in India. It assigns certifications to films, television shows, television ads, and publications for exhibition, sale or hire in India. Films can be publicly ...
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Minimum or Maximum Movie Running Time Limits?

Is there any time limits for the running time of the movies in hollywood? Unlike Bollywood and Kollywood , Hollywood movies run for only 1.30 to 2 hours. But in case of Bollywood and Kollywood, ...
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What's with the trend of releasing movies outside the US first?

A recent trend that I've noticed (or I'm just crazy and need to delete this question) is to release a major film outside of the U.S. first, even if it's a Hollywood film. Usually a week or so later ...
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Why are there a lot of Hollywood-remakes of successful non-US-movies?

The question-title is my question, but some examples: Seven samurai vs. The Magnificent Seven Nightwatch vs. Nightwatch Taxi vs. New York Taxi The Ring vs. The Ring Open Your Eyes vs. Vanilla Sky ...
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Why do many of the Hollywood horror movies use a mirror as a ghost's sign?

I've seen lot of Hollywood horror movies, and most of the directors using a mirror as a ghost's sign or ghosts using mirror as a medium to talk with humans. I couldn't understand what would be the ...
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Why do most of the Hollywood movies have at least one non-white guy?

Why do most of the Hollywood movies have at least one non-white guy? Are there any casting guidelines for that or Just a coincidence?