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European historical movie about the mute 18th century woman

I've seen this movie at a film festival about 10 years ago, maybe a bit less. It was a European movie (non English), probably joint production - something like Italian-French, or Spanish-French, or ...
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Eaten by a computer

Flashback from my childhood in the 80s, but I was laying in bed last night trying to go to sleep when I remember this blip of a scene from a movie. Something like this guy falls back into a computer ...
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Fantasy movies; Harryhausen-esque, with warriors who magically generate from a mural

I was wondering if someone can help me identify a movie I saw from my childhood. It was a fantasy movie along the lines of a Harryhausen movie. A wizard or king has a young man to go on a journey ...
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What is that movie in which a girl selects from two guys?

Actually I wanted to see that movie again but don't remember the name. Story goes like this, if anyone could recall. A girl had two options of guys, one of which is struggling writer and one is rich ...
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What's the title of this coming of age movie?

I remember watching this 80s movie a few yrs ago, but can't remember the title. I googled as much as I could to no avail. I entered a quote from the movie, but bupkis. It isn't much, but I hope ...
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Name of movie in which a New York woman finds herself

Identify this movie. My memory may not be 100% accurate in all details. Plot: A woman, either divorced or separated from a long time boyfriend, learns to be on her own. Category: Feature for ...
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70s or 80s anime movie with robot mammoth

I remember watching an anime movie in the 80s that had one particular scene towards the end where the main characters had to face a giant robotic mammoth. There was lots of snow and ice around, and ...
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Movie, classic comedy about two girls, one of them becomes a ghost

This is a movie I've seen a long while ago on TCM. What I remember from it is: it was a classic movie, circa 1950s - 1960s it was about two girls, who were friends, and they were in some mansion at ...
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Identify movie with man waking up in a maze of machinery

The opening scene is of a man lying in the underground darkness half-buried in muck. A light comes on briefly and then he is plunged back into total darkness. As he slowly regains consciousness, he ...
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Publisher/editor becomes paranoid and ends up killing someone, discovers he is living a story written by his assistant

A few years ago I watched a movie that opens with a somewhat arrogant editor/publisher type guy who keeps promising to get around to reading his assistant/secretary's manuscript, but never does. Some ...
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Movie\show with futuristic soldiers and a flashback scene

So I keep having flickering memories of this movie or TV show from my childhood. Circa early 1990s I'm thinking. There's one scene in particular that I remember, where a man is being questioned by ...
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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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In what movie did a blind man tell this story

I'm trying to remember what movie I watched where an old blind man (I think he was the grandfather of the main character, but I'm not sure), at one point tells this story: This is just the gist of ...
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Attack on a person resting in a parked car

I saw a French film on British TV some years ago, probably released in the period 1999-2007, the name and most details of which I cannot remember. I think it was shown as part of a series of French ...
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A Frankenstein Bride type movie

I have never been able to figure out which movie I saw, must have been early 70's on TV. I was very young and it scared the beejeezus out of me. May be black and white. Dr Frankenstein creates a ...
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Identify a movie with kids playing Final Fantasy VIII

The movie was released between 1998-2001, but all I can remember of it is a single scene, two naked women randomly walk into a house and past two kids playing Final Fantasy VIII on a PlayStation. I ...
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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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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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Father tries to catch daughter's imaginary friend on camera

Mom and dad had moved in to their new house with their two daughters. Their room is upstairs, just off the staircase, with a little closet on the other side. One of the daughters has an imaginary ...
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Animated Movie about a boy stranded on a dinosaur-filled land

I don't remember too much, but for starters, if I'm not mistaken, I think I watched it after 2004, on like a Sunday Morning Block. Not sure how helpful that was, since the channel I watched it on ...
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Last scene: a man is killed in his own dream and men in suits look over him

In which movie is a man killed in his own dream and men in suits look over him? Also his friend is a dentist who starts to believe that the main character is involved in a conspiracy and then the ...
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Help identify funny Alfred Hitchcock homage

I saw this short film on American television some time in the late '70s or early '80s. It pretended to be a low-budget homage to Alfred Hitchcock, with scenes and techniques based on Hitchcock's, ...
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Trying to remember a movie about North African freedom fighters battling a European power

I watched it as a young kid so it had to be an early or mid 80's movie. World War I era. North Africans fighting for freedom from a European power. An older man leads the North Africans and I think he ...
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Priest avoids turning into a vampire by exposing himself to sunlight

Genres- horror,slasher Story Start- The movie starts with a priest trying to kill two vampire girls but before he kills them, they cut him in the neck. Before turning into a bloodsucking vampire, ...
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Identify a bollywood movie where a man changes to woman

I remember watching a Hindi movie where a man becomes woman after he commented badly about girls. Then an accident happened the next day when he awakes from his sleep. He turns into a woman. Slowly ...
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Love triangle between Spy, Nazi commander & Resistance Soldier in occupied France

I'm trying to find out what movie I have seen a few years ago. The action takes place in occupied France if I remember correctly. The first part is more like love story between a man and a woman. ...
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Character Eaten by Monster from a Trap Door on the Floor

The movie is in color and probably from the 1960s. I don't think it is Mysterious Island or Captain Nemo and the Underwater City. The only scene I remember involves characters in a room, with wooden ...
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Movie where a guy loses on roulette

I remember some movie, I think it was from the 50s or 60s (maybe the 40s). The main character had found a lot of money or something, but not that much. So he goes and runs into a casino with a ...
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Identify foreign film about a young boy and girl, and an ogre in a forest

On late night Australian television, I once watched a foreign film (possibly French, but I'm not sure). It is a live action colour film, and seemed to be based off a fairytale story. I started part ...
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A young boy with telekinetic abilities

I am trying to find a film which I saw more than 15 years ago. I'm (almost) sure it was European and the title was translated as something like 'The Young Wizard (or Magician)'. The film was about a ...
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Movie where there is a chase with the camera attached in the front of the car

I don't remember too much about the movie, I think that the beginning was boring but with this chase scene the movie changed so I forgot the boring part I remember that the camera it's attached ...
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80s horror movie - Teenagers in mansion are attacked by deformed man\monster

I have been trying so hard to find the title of the 80s movie where a group of teenagers enters a mansion for a sort of experiment. The mansion is full of secret passages and they need to stay ...
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Help identify sci-fi movie

English-language film American or UK Probably labelled a "B-grade sci-fi" Very likely 1990's "Alien" / "Event Horizon" 'feel' to it The premise goes something like: Crew aboard spacecraft bring ...
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Film, mid-1980s, closing scene of woman running from house and escaping capture?

I watched this film in the mid-1980s (in Ireland) and my dad switched off the television just before it ended. It was on late-ish at night (certainly bedtime for children) and I think it was probably ...
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Volcano Exploration / Sci-Fi - Fantastic

I was very young when I saw this movie but I'd say it should have been made during the 80s, likely produced in the US and I wouldn't be surprised if it was a just a tv movie. I was too young to ...
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Sci-Fi/Fantasy movie with character who can control the future?

I'm looking for the name of a movie, on behalf of a friend. Here is all the information I have so far: Some time ago (like 8 years ago) I saw a movie where one of the characters is a weird guy ...
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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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Which is the western movie containing this “Indians vs. cavalry” scene?

I am looking for the western movie (probably from the 1950's-1960's, and I believe in color) containing the following scene. The cavalry is surrounded by Indians, but no close confrontation happens. ...
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A poor guy who wove fabric to make a living, a bird decides to help

A man who wove fabrics in his little beat-up house in a village. There were white birds all around in that area. This one time A stranger lady knocks on his door thirsty, he brings her in and gives ...
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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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French movie, man living at gas station, can't/won't leave

I just got a request from a friend of mine who is looking for a certain movie, but alas I couldn't help her... maybe you can. She describes the movie as follows : It's a french movie about a man ...
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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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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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Boy avoids shower and survives Holocaust

I am looking for a ~2000's drama movie which shows, during the Holocaust, a mother and her son forced by authorities to take a train to a concentration camp. Once there, there is a scene where ...
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Hero is fired by his company and his wife leaves him too

The movie starts with the hero being fired because he saved the company in a law suit and now can never do anything like that again. When he gets home to be consoled by his wife he finds a note that ...
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Anthropomorphic rats living in an apocalyptic wasteland

Trying to gather information on a dark animated film that I saw several years ago. It was much in the style of a Bakshi/Bluth film. It included several anthropomorphic rats who lived in some sort of ...
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Bus teleports into the middle of the desert

I don't remember much of the movie but there was a scene where a bus teleports into the middle of the desert and the bad guy rips off one of the poles and uses it to direct fire out of his hands. It ...
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Need help identifying movie and/or TV show by plot point

There was a movie or a show where a guy has a date with a girl. He thinks it goes well, but she doesn't return any of his calls so he begins to think something terrible has happened to her. He ...
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Couple crash at old hotel/motel and realize one is dead

If I remember correctly, this movie is rather old. I can´t guess at the year, but it´s most likely quite a bit before 2000. A man and a woman are on a trip in the country, basically the middle of ...
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Movie with campers and a story teller whose stories are animated?

So when I was little (I'm 19 now), I watched this movie all the time about these campers that sneak out of their cabins late at night and find a campfire. There is a black guy who sits with them and ...