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Violent movie from <= 1980

I'm trying to find a movie that I watched on cable (HBO, in the US) in 1980 or 81 when I was a kid. It was a thriller, very violent with a fair bit of nudity and a couple of very violent scenes: A ...
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Horror movie with a child's drawing of a blue sun

I remember watching a scene from a (probably) horror movie on TV many years ago. In it, a man is asking a young boy what he's drawing and the boy describes the picture. And then the guy points at the ...
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Looking for title of 80's thriller

I remember watching some probably R rated movie in the mid 80's when I was 6 or 7 on HBO but don't know the name of it. Here is all I can remember: Bad guys are chasing some small boy (maybe 11 or ...
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1970s short film about pollution and a greenhouse?

When I was in elementary school, I remember seeing a film about a future of Earth in which it was so polluted that everything natural was dead and people had to wear hazmat-like suits and gas masks. ...
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Psycho guy is controlled by a “mother figure” from a theater screen and turns into a serial killer

There is this really disturbing movie I've been trying to find recently, where a guy apparently in a demential state, watches a movie on theater where there is a "mother", who always calls a man's ...
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Home invasion gone wrong: burglar accidentally breaks father's neck

The following text contains descriptions of mature and possibly disturbing content. When I was a child (early 2000s), I was shocked by a movie I saw while secretly watching TV late at night. It was ...
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Rural man builds A-frame house in 1980s New York City, vandals burn it down

This house is completely out of place in early 1980s New York City and the man faces many hardships in finishing the construction. It is burned down by a gang of criminals known to the builder as it ...
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90's Drama Suspense

So I have been racking my brain and searching for a movie for a over a year now. I'm sick and tired of trying to figure out on my own. Please let me know if you can help. Beginning of Movie: Has a ...
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Identify Cop Drama where main character helps his partner out of a crime

The following scene is from a movie I watched several years ago. Cops and Medics get called for backup. 2 Cops arrive at an apartment building resembling the ghetto and meet an angry mob of black ...
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Name of B western movie that starts with horse race

Looking for name of B western movie in color from "50-60 seen on TV. It starts out with a horse race in a town out west. A stranger rides in at the last minute, hands a couple of law books to an old ...
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Identify horror movie with four aliens attacking a small town

Summary: English language movie set in rural America. Saw it in the 80's, but could be a 70's movie. Had a B-movie vibe to it. Alien spaceship crashes in the woods next to a small town. The aliens ...
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Whats the name of this 2000's action movie set in the U.K.?

I was with my friend while he was getting a tattoo in 2011, there was a movie playing in the background that I was able to watch some of and I've never found an info on the title. I only caught bits ...
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Movie with a private school, teacher, placard, and cheating students

What is the name of this movie? It's about a teacher who tries to teach values to their students. It is in a private prep school. The teacher has a placard over the door or high on the wall that he ...
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Pilot in jail tries to avenge son's death

I was child when I saw this movie, possibly in 1985-1995. I don't know it's name or the actors, but I know the story, I will explain it and it will be great if you realize and just give me the name, ...
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Identify horror movie involving morphing furniture

I remember watching the trailer for a horror movie years ago, I vaguely remember a scene where a group of young people were running away from something, closed a door, and then furniture in the room ...
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Alien invasion with a barrier on Earth

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie or probably a series about some kind of alien invasion. I vaguely remember some parts: there was some kind of barrier on earth with aliens of the other side ...
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Identify movie involving teacher and student love affair

I need to know the title of this movie I saw in the 90s. The story is based on a male student and a female teacher. The student likes and loves his teacher and some day accidentally he meets the ...
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Movie where little boy disappears from his room after thunder strikes the house

I can't seem to stop recollecting old movies in my memory. I just started to remember a scene I saw probably between 1994 and 1995 (the release date must be no older than the 80s though). There was a ...
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Movie with character name in title/weird creatures with female leader

I'll give you what I know for sure about it (which isn't a lot) and what could possibly be true to help you figure it out. For sure stuff: The name of the main character is in the title of the ...
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Film finale ends with rooftop standoff where hero is forced to choose who to sacrifice

I'm pretty sure this is the ending from a film, but there is a chance it may be a TV series instead, hence the extra tag. This is a film seen recently, set in modern day America. All I can remember ...
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Movie in which people go to a forest and build their new home but are killed by tree spirits

People met something terrible, something like tree spirit. The tree spirits can take human's blood and body, only left bones and skin. The tree spirits are some kind of transparency, like crystal. ...
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Mermaid/siren sitting on a rock talking gibberish

I've been trying to find this movie for years but have been unsuccessful since I only remember a few seconds of it. I remember a man peeling an orange while talking to another man and there was a ...
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Dead mover and levitating daughter

I watched a film a few months back but I can't remember what it's called. It's about a family who move into a house and, later on, find one of the movers dead outside. At the end the daughter is seen ...
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A very bad movie about aliens and meteors

I remember (I think a '90 HBO TV film, you know... bad cinema) a film about a news channel on TV that informs about a meteor rain that turn out to be aliens at end, and as unusual as this sounds, the ...
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Movie about fishing family who buy their own boat and end up losing everything

The movie was old and about a family who were living in a coastal village (probably Italy). The traditional occupation of villagers was fishing. There were masters who owned boats and workers. ...
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Worker gets to own all the land that he can mark between sunrise and sunset

The movie itself was old. It was about human greed, exploitation and capacity. In the feudal societies of Europe, some landholders had a gambling program. The deal was: a chosen worker was allowed to ...
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80's film where guy gives his intoxicated lover a lethal injection

At the risk of giving you a bad steer, I thought the guy was James Spader, but I can't find anything in IMDB of his that sounds right. He's playing a disreputable character, I think he has a couple of ...
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What is this movie where emperor from neighbouring country kills other in an invitation?

This movie is very current (post 2000). I remember I deleted the movie from my laptop because it had too much adult scenes like bed scenes etc. The broken parts which I remember are as follows: 1) ...
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Flying typewriters or sewing machines and the dangers of industrialisation

I'm desperately searching for an old cartoon I saw when I was a little child. unfortunately I don't remember all the details, rather the strange feeling it evoked in me. Here is a keyword like sketch ...
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Father starts relationship with son's girlfriend

Well it's an old movie. probably late 80's or early 90's. Key things I remember are as follows: There is mom, dad and son. Son has a girlfriend. Dad and son's girlfriend start to get close and they ...
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foreign movie about an a funny alien who damages crops after being drunk

I saw this movie when I was a child. This was some European movie with either english subtitles or dubbed in English (don't remember, the movie is easily 20+ years old or a bit more so.) The story ...
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Animation of man sent to kill future omnipotent leader

Cartoon movie where animation reminded me of the old Hobbit movie. It was about a powerful being who turned evil. There was a scene where humans were being killed almost in conveyor-belt fashion. ...
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François Truffaut - Los 4 Golpes

Yesterday I went to see a screening of Truffaut's La sirène du Mississipi (aka Mississippi Mermaid). It's prelude was a short film called Los 4 Golpes and it was also directed by Truffaut, but I can't ...
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Comedy with a terrorist wearing disguises

Edit to fit "Identify-This-X Questions": Where you watched the movie or TV show? It was a movie, watched at home via TV. When you watched the movie or TV show? Not sure, like ~10 years ago. Any ...
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Late 80s arthouse movie with a man shooting people through the TV

I am trying to identify a movie, circa 1990, possibly French - I'm pretty sure it was foreign language. A guy gets fed up with terrible TV shows and builds a giant gun which can fire into the TV, and ...
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Name of a Black-and-white Cold War spy comedy taking place in UK

At least 10 years ago I saw this movie on TV. The action took place in England during Cold War. I vaguely remember that the movie wasn't British, but French (though I can be wrong here). As you can ...
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Movie about a girl luring and locking a man into a white room with only a computer

I don't recall much other than a woman chatting to a man via internet chat room and eventually lures him in to meet her. He goes to a train station, opens a door to a white room where she is sitting, ...
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Trying to find the name of a gang film

I saw a film about 10 years ago, can't for the life of me find it again though :( It was made in the 1970's or 80's. Its about a gang leader who meets a girl and falls in love so he tries to leave ...
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What is this movie featuring hopping vampires?

This was an asian kung fu movie and I distinctly remember a scene where these hopping vampires are hopping towards our heroes in a graveyard. They're doing all this elaborate kung fu to attach these ...
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Gangster shoots the guy up his butt and leaves to die slowly in dumpster

In the mid to late 1990's I saw a modern mob/gangster movie on a premium US cable TV station (HBO, Cinemax, etc). In which the gangsters (when they really didn't like somebody) would shoot the victim ...
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I'm looking for the name of a martial arts movie

I will be as specific as I can, but I highly doubt anyone will know the name of the movie I'm looking for. It is an old Martial arts movie, likely Kung Fu, so Chinese. I seen it as a kid in the late ...
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Movie with guy putting up hidden cameras in woman's house

I just can't seem to remember what this movie's called. All I remember is that it's from around 2000-2009. The bad guy puts up surveillance cameras in a woman's house, he becomes friends with her, ...
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Post-apocalyptic movie, non-English, with a depressing ending

Around five years ago I saw a pretty average post-apocalyptic, non-English (I think), movie with one of the most depressing endings I've seen. But I can't remember the name and Google is failing me, ...
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Help identifying asian romantic comedy from 2013

I saw this movie on an AirChina flight from LA to Beijing in February 2013. I think it was a Korean movie, and I thought the title was called "be my valentine". I couldn't find anything on google ...
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Identify a '80s sci-fi/horror movie

I'm trying to identify an old movie from a single scene. At that time I was a child, the movie seemed to be kind of a sci-fi/horror genre, my parents didn't let me see the whole movie, I just clearly ...
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Guy and girl meeting for the first time alongside a bus stop

The movie starts with I think a guy and a girl meeting accidently for the first time alongside a bus stop on the road or something. I think "bus" was involved. I also think the guy went behind the ...
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European movie where human heads attached to animal bodies

A young college student, who is down and out on his luck, hitches a ride with a couple weird doctors. They offer him cash if he agrees to let the dr's use him for medical experiments for the weekend. ...
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What is the name of a movie on [adult swim] where children run around an empty Tokyo-esque city?

I remember watching a Japanese anime movie on [adult swim] years ago about a group of children wandering around a city that resembles Tokyo, with lion statues and torii. I've looked through this list ...
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Man searching for his girlfriend and partner in crime with the help of another girl

The movie starts of in an open road where a cop car (or maybe more than one, but I think one cop car because it's like those old heist movies with not much cops in the area, country, western like) is ...
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Telepathic female alien in the Antarctic

I'm looking for a movie from the late 50's or early 60's about a female alien invader from a frigid planet who "lands" in the Antarctic (Arctic?) near a research station manned by 3 scientists. She ...