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Japanese film with people on an island?

I am trying to remember the name of a film that was probably screened at the University of Chicago's Doc Films last summer. The film was probably Japanese. If I'm not mistaken, there was some sort of ...
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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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490 views

Russian movie about a Russian and American boy being kidnapped

Sometime in the 70s (I think) I watched a film, whose English title was "The Dear Boy". I think it was a Russian film. The film was about two boys, a Russian and an American, being kidnapped. I ...
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596 views

Movie about kids catching a neighbour murderer

This American-produced movie was stuck in my memory since my childhood, I have seen it probably 8 or 10 years ago. It was very well-produced, that a tv station aired it every month. I confused the ...
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Identify this movie, sandra bullock, kick boxing, kidnapped

It's a movie with Sandra Bullock. The film shows her training using kick boxing and then she leaves alone. Someone stalks her and knows everything about her, even when she has her period I think she ...
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Identify this paranormal movie

I am searching for a paranormal movie where couples moves to new house. Soon the husband dies in a car crash. From the car crash scene, his wife takes a wood stick as a memory. However, she is ...
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Guy loses a lot of money, turns to drugs and crime

I'm desperately trying to find a movie I watched years ago. Please help me, it's been bugging me for weeks. Movie about a guy who had a lot of money, but his life changed, he did drugs, and in the end ...
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Help identifying this American or Canada movie from 90s or 2000s?

There was a movie from the mid to late 90s or early 2000s about a women who gets pregnant by a sperm donor. She wants to know more about the father and decides to find him. When she does find him I ...
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338 views

Anime about Humans Fighting Aliens on Other Planet

I'm looking for an old anime, probably from the 1980s or early 1990s, where humans are fighting against aliens on another planet, possibly on mars (definitely a desert planet). The humans were ...
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Movie about people who go back to the surface after living underground

I'm looking for a movie about people who go back to the surface after living underground, they thought there was a war or something so they lived many years underground but hen th son, I think, goes ...
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The Jackie Chan movie in which Jackie first fights then cooperates with a street gang

Please identify this Jackie Chan movie from these scenes: A street gang chases Jackie with baseball bats in a parking lot. There is a slutty girl with a lost soul. She has a little brother. She ...
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Identifying a Movie called “Espionage”

I'm trying to identify a movie that I saw on TV sometime in the 90's or early 2000's. We had digital cable in the house so it could be either on one of the broadcast networks or on a premium channel ...
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British acting stock company

Country: UK Year: probably 1980s Plot: Set in a regional stock company. There's an affair between a stage-struck young woman and a director or a leading man. Actors: I thought I remembered Alan ...
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219 views

Children's movie where two girls chase a ball into the woods and they meet father time. Half live-action, half animation

Okay so, when I was a kid I watched this movie. It had to be in the late 1980s to early 1990s where two little girls are playing with a ball and the ball ends up in the woods. So the girls chase it ...
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Aunt forces girl to marry her cousin

A father leaves his daughter to an aunt and go and tell her to return, but does not return . After several years her aunt forcing girl to marry her cousin who had taken care of before. After this move ...
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80's Parasite horror movie

This movie was about an upper-middle-class family with a teenage daughter. They hire an attractive young woman as their housekeeper. The woman (housekeeper) quickly starts flirting with the husband ...
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Movie with a tiny winged prince, swamp frogs, and heavy snow

Out of nowhere i suddenly have this vague memory of an animated movie i watched as a child (i was born 93 so the 90's but it might have been an old tape). This is what i can recall so far: There were ...
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Scifi Movie or TV Series that I watched somewhere within 1990-2005

I remember little about the movie, but the plot was: in modern world wizards or mages or sorcerers exist and there are magic items. I also remember a boy or guy riding near some rocks on the river ...
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Looking for name of a 2010-ish comedy featuring skydiving at a bachelor party.

I am trying to find the name of a movie that I saw a few years back, probably 2010 - 2012 on hbo, showtime or starz. I can only remember bits of information, hoping someone here can recognize it and ...
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Movie with a light bulb fight game

I remember seeing a while ago, possibly on tv, a scene from what I think was a bit of a sappy coming of age movie. The scene was a couple of young boys running around their street, stealing the light ...
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Big Fish precursor?

When I saw the 2003 movie Big Fish, I immediately thought to myself: I know that plot from a different movie! But in all commentaries that I have read about Big Fish, I have not seen any references ...
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I'm trying to find a B/W sci fi movie

I remember that two men and a woman were picked up by a space ship. They were in a room that was lined with boxes, somewhat like post office boxes. They figured out how to open them and found useful ...
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Movie with a scene of a reused condom with chewing gum sticking on it

The general visual impression of the Movie reminded me of the 80s, one scene of it was like this: A young man had sexual intercourse with a woman, the woman left but the used condom stayed inside 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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Cant remember title of movie simliar to journey to the center of the earth

Im trying to remember the name of a movie I saw a few years back. It might be from the 90s or the 2000s. It was one of those journey to the center of the earth copies but there was a ship of some ...
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Murderous woman chases teenage girls in a car

I saw a horror movie two years about a couple of hot teen girls who provoke a creepy, middle-aged woman, who then chases them through a forest and forces them to urinate in their clothes (maybe some ...
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cave expedition to the center of the earth

I really hope anyone can help me with this one. I've been searching for this movie a lot over the years, but without result so far. It's going to be difficult because I remember very little about it. ...
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Gang of Children wearing masks terrorizes traveling family

Hoping someone can help me figure out the name of a horror movie, thanks in advance! I'm not sure but I would guess it's from around 2006, definitely before 2011. It was a family traveling in a car ...
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Catastrophic movie about a dam I saw years ago

I'm looking for a catastophic movie I saw years ago, I'm not sure how many but definitely at least 5 or more. It was dubbed in italian and I don't know where it came from originally. It revolved ...
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Movie about a voodoo box and doll

From what I remember, this is not really a good movie, low budget and mostly gory-Final Destination-ish teen/high school movie about a (cursed?) voodoo box which contents can make you perform voodoo ...
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Thriller movie with woman afraid to leave her apartment

I watched it in the 90's on TV, the movie was most probably from the 80's. It was in colour and I'm quite sure it was American. The protagonist was a young woman, living alone in a big city and ...
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Unpopular kid hooks up with a pretty and popular girl

I'm trying to find the name of a film about a (not too popular) kid in school who hooks up with a pretty and popular girl. I think the film is 20-30 years old. Some scenes I recall: He gets her to ...
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Cats, winter and a café

Trying to recall this movie I saw perhaps 5 years ago. It might have been Canadian as I seem to recall there was a mix of French and English. One of the persons / (main character) in the movie, girl, ...
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Movie I saw on TV with childhood memories of killing a fish with a stick, later rebuilding life

I saw a movie on TV a long ago and I can not remember at all what it was called. Here are some details: I think it's a drama from 1990-2012 Brutally killed a fish with a stick with a nail on it on ...
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Name of movie about people who have died and are waiting to move on (to heaven or a new life)

I'm trying to find the name of a film about people who have died and are waiting to move on.. I think the film is 15-30 years old. They are not yet in heaven - Their lives are replayed and they are ...
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Movie about a man that reincarnates as a dog

This one is really killing me, as I have been searching for years and can't find any info anywhere (IMDB, Google) and I would love to re-watch it. I watched this film in an international film ...
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Directors had some kind of a bet - there was a cool scene of samurai/ninjas fighting in the dark

I am looking for a movie I saw about 10-15 years ago. I still know there were two directors who had some kind of bet or competition, but I don't remember specifics. One scene that I still remember ...
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Movie (maybe show?) where clinic is held hostage for adult son who dies

At the latest, I saw this movie in January of 2008 on TV. I'll describe what I remember and see if it rings any bells. There were three adult men, including what I believe to be a father and a son. ...
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Please identify this horror movie about a girl who was used to trap actors in a house

I watched it about 11 years ago starts with an audition for actors to go into a house to act a reality horror movie only for them to be trapped in a real horror house. The horror starts with one guy ...
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Black and white film with only a fish in color

One day in the high school we saw a film that I'm unable to find. I'm trying to find out the name of the film because I remember it as a great film which I cannot end to see (it was in the high school ...
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Movie/ Short series about man telling his story to a servant

This could be a movie split into 3 parts, or a short show of 3 episodes. Throughout the time, we hear an old man telling the story of his romantic endeavors (how he met his first love, how they broke ...
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Movie where stranded people kill (but not eat) a person to survive famine

I've seen this movie between 2006 and 2007 on cable TV. I am not sure but the protagonist could be Robin Williams . In the movie, a group of people are struggling to survive famine. And they come up ...
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Japanese movie about young man living in “blind spot”

There is a Japanese movie stuck in my head: It's about a young man, who delivers flyers (coupons, advertising maybe?) around the city, and he sometimes breaks into flats and houses that he can see ...
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What is the movie where a guy switches high-schools to start over?

I remember there was a movie (maybe 15 years ago) of a guy who is unpopular at school. He lives in a trailer with his dad I think. He somehow ends in jail where he's taught how to be a tough guy. He ...
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Thriller revenge movie

I am looking for the name of a movie. If anyone can help I would be grateful. I saw it on tv on either BBC or its player. It was Spanish/Portuguese. The plot was something like this: Some guy gets ...
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Chinese comedy movie

I've watched it when I was little. It was an Asian comedy particularly a Chinese film. All I can remember is that there was one scene where they took turns being tied up with the female lead just to ...
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Help identify a film with a class of teenaged kids touring a secure facility/fortress

I saw a trailer last year (I think) which showed a group of teenage/college kids walking around what look liked a secure underground facility. It didn't look like it was set in the future or anything, ...
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90s movie about an orphan girl who ends up living with a man she tries to steals from

All I can remember is this little girl, maybe orphan girl takes this guys wallet, he ends up letting her stay with him. Then he puts her in school and she's a troublemaker at first but then ends up in ...
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Teen movie with a party and a funeral at the same time

Ok, here it goes: group of students are planning to have a party behind the principals back. A funeral of a deceased student is due the same date as the party, therefore the principal believes it's ...
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Looking for movie based in early 20th century

Looking for a movie, it's probably 5 years old or so. I can remember in the beginning (I believe?) it was a bank robbery in London where a tank was used to break down the walls to get in, happened at ...