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Which movie has the quote “when you gaze long into an abyss…”

Which movie has this famous Nietzsche quote: "And when you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you." I remember watching it, can't remember which movie. It's driving me crazy. It's ...
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Looking for animated movie with owl smoking cigar and small bat

Like in title I'm looking for some old animated movie which I remember from past - I think it was around 1995 or something like this. I remember owl which always smoked cigar, and he had helper - ...
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Identify movie where alien with proboscis/trunk steps on someones head

I know the title sounds a bit weird but thats what i remember. I watched this as a kid, which was probably before or around 1990. Back then, i was pretty confused/scared by that scene. There was some ...
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A movie where Girlfriend embarrasses both herself as well as her boyfriend

There's a group of friends, young adults, very educated and intellectual. One of these, a guy, brings a new girlfriend to meet his intellectual friends. The girlfriend is clearly not as clever as the ...
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A geek so nondescript he was a 'stealth' spy [closed]

Might have been a TV series, American. The character was a chubby white geek who was working as an operative, or a spy. He might had been 'invisible' or something, because he was able to enter rooms ...
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Looking for movie: Person observes another's lifestyle and habits in the living room

I've been looking for this movie all day long but I cant find it. I watched it in an independent theatre. Plot: A Person has to observe the lifestyle and habits of some random person from morning to ...
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Movie about a haunted couple at their honeymoon in a cabin

I watched a horror movie about 4~5 years ago that it was a story about newly married couple who would spend their honeymoon in a remote house/cabin. Then strange things start to happen. They hear the ...
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female robot who shorts out?

There is a movie from the 1990's in which one of the scenes has a guy fighting a female robot that has totally lost control/shorted out. I keep thinking it is the red-haired girl-robot in "fifth ...
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Apocalyptic style, 2nd coming Christ innuendo, sacrilege

This movie I can't think of I saw in 2005, horror/thriller/drama. It probably was made between 2000 and 2005. It features 3 scary guys, costumed similarly to Hun warriors or Highlander characters. ...
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Aliens secretly living among people on Earth

A movie from 1995-2000 in English, possibly US. I remember a scene from the movie. A family (or a person, I don't remember exactly) is sleeping in their car and there is a video camera recording that ...
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80's or early 90's futuristic/apocalyptic movie where girl doesn't know she is an android

I think it must be an 80's or early 90's film. I saw it on TV once or twice but never caught the name. All I remember is: It's set in a futuristic post apocalyptic setting. There's a girl about 20ish ...
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An artist kills and uses evidence from the scene in his paintings

All I can remember about this movie is that an art student struggles to find a medium, then he murders woman and paints them as they die (or their face in death). The police think it's a serial killer ...
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Indentify kung fu trilogy

Need help identifying a kung fu trilogy I watched a few years ago. The plot is like this: There is a very poor chinese kung fu master working at a coal station. I don't really remeber what happens in ...
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Child killed by a train, mother continues to hear train sounds

I can't remember the movie title and it's about 10 years old, but is about a mother who looses her little child that got killed by a train. She lives inside a really big house with a friend and her ...
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Pair of strangers travel across USA to reach the coast

I remember seeing this movie during the late 90's, but it might be from the 80's. It's about two guys who didn't knew each other before this event (I think) in which at least one of them escapes ...
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A couple gives a lift to a stranger who later kills one of them actually being paid by the other

I'm searching for a movie that I watched some time ago. Unfortunately, now I have only vague memories of the plot. Most probably, it's a US movie. So the movie is about a couple. They drive in a car. ...
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Child controlling alien/robot from inside

There was a movie I watched when I was only a kid, can't remember much but it was about a robot/alien who can take a child inside him, and let the child control him. I only remember a scene where ...
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Identify film with mother and child in a dilapidated hotel or apartment building

My wife and I watched this on DVD a number of years ago, and it was relatively recent at the time, which would put it somewhere between 2000 and 2010 or so. I believe it was American. The setting was ...
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Identify movie (WWII) about a boy has to go to switzerland to tell accounts numbers

I saw this movie years ago, like 4 years or more. I guess it's in french language. It's during WWII (I don't know, but it has something to do with Nazis). It's about a french woman who's against the ...
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A movie about a Doctor who has affair with nanny who ends up killing his wife

I saw this movie while on vacation. The mother is killed by the nanny. The mother's sister figures it out: the nanny was the dad's lover (hired as a nanny to continue the affair). The dad, who is a ...
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Movie about two (three?) sisters, ending with “can't board airplane without shoes”

Honest 15-20 years ago, I've watched this one good old movie... with two sisters (or maybe good friends)... one of them was the singer of some musical band, or something like that... short-haired ...
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Need Title for an Old Movie about American Immigrants

I want to know the name of movie I saw a long time ago. I just remember in the beginning part, there was a boy who just moved to America (around the industrial era). The kids at school make fun of him ...
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Identify an old labor prison movie

Older movie was in color, probably technicolor, had a bit of a Cool Hand Luke feel to it, but I didn't see enough of the movie. Starting point I saw was a cowboy guy robbing a bank alone, but walks ...
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Help identify this movie about college student robber?

I've seen this movie a couple years ago. The main character is a student, as well as a robber, and gets caught... Following some events he joins a college. On one of his courses (psychology?) he has ...
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Lynch-esque film with a Gold motif

I'm pretty sure it was released in the last decade or so. It's got a David Lynch vibe about it & from what I remember, the film is set in a casino & there is an unseen character that may or ...
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Decadence pre-war partying before enlisting

I'm looking for a movie. It depicts the emptiness of a man's life - he attends parties, drinks. I'm not sure if they are gay, but males wear makeup. In the end of the movie, he washes away mascara and ...
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movie about a rodeo cowboy and a mechanic girl (raped by her redneck brother)

I usually can find all the movies I look for with the information I have, but this one is eluding me. I thought the girls was Daryl Hannah, but by her filmography it appears I was wrong. the movie ...
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Name the movie in which Godzilla, A Giant Bird, and a Robo are involved

I saw a movie in 2005 (but it was older than that) in which in the beginning, Godzilla and a Giant bird fight each other. The bird disappears for a while, then Godzilla enters a city and starts ...
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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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60s/70s Sci-Fi movie

I recall a small scene (near the end likely) of a group of young people (kids to 20s/30s) that are living in a bunker. They are questioning and yet waiting for the sun to rise. The planet has been ...
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Looking for the name of a SF or horror movie - bunker spreading vine/fungus

I am looking for the title of a movie. This is what I remember from it... This man shows up at a bunker that is about to be destroyed. The military is closing up everything. A man in a wheelchair ...
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Identify this movie about a deaf piano player

I remember watching this sometime back in the 80's. It is about a deaf piano player. I remember one scene where everyone has abandoned him except his female agent. She watches him play the piano ...
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Identify a horror with a pair of old farmers capturing people for meat

There was this old pair of farmers that were capturing the people for meat. They were burying them in the ground leaving the heads above the ground and then they were ripping their heads off with the ...
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Man trapped in toilet and rescued by cousin

I am trying to identify a movie I saw many years ago. It has a memorable scene with the male lead being trapped in a public toilet. He is rescued by woman that proves to be his estranged cousin. A ...
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Wife Gets Scalded in the Shower

I need your help identifying a horror movie. It's a bit old. It talks about a family suffering from an electric malfunction of some kind caused by an electric pole and the child of the family happens ...
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Shooting helicopter through glass elevator

Action movie I think. Somewhere near the beginning of the movie someone is in one of those elevators with outward facing windows so one can see a panoramic vista open before them as the elevator ...
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Man steals gold bars and melts it into a boat structure

Does anybody know what kind of movie this is? I do not remember a lot of it, but the main plot was about a guy who stole many gold bars and melted it into a boat structure. There was a lot of ...
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Brother and sister find a fantasy world and try to help save it

I am looking for a movie from the 70s or 80s about two children that are brother and sister that find a fantasy world and try and help save it with the help of this creature. They need a wizard's help ...
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Characters break through the animation frame and chase each other across motion picture frames

I'm looking to identify an old cartoon (from the 1930s or 1940s, I think, based on the style) that had the characters breaking through the animation frame and chasing each other across the motion ...
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Planet where time slowed/stands still and fight ants on ledge

I saw this movie (from the 50s?) on TV as a child in later 60's. I recall it being b/w. I recall somewhat clearly a number of 'explorers' on a distant planet moving up a narrowish path/ledge along the ...
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College-aged kid sent away for some kind of identity theft

This has been making me crazy! I've been thinking about this movie that I saw in the last 5-7 years that, I'm pretty sure, begins with a young guy being sent away from home because he got involved in ...
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Romantic comedy film about friends who fall in love with each other

Genres: Romantic, comedy Story: Start: The movie starts with a plane scene where boy was afraid of flying but girl tries to cheer him up. Middle: Both girl and boy are adults now and are good ...
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Serve mean and abusive husband dog food hash for dinner

Which movie that took place in the south showed a mean and abusive husband who was served "dog food hash" for his dinner? He thought it was delicious!
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Father of the hero is too shy due to some illness

I can only remember parts of the movie. The hero tells his girlfriend that his father is mentally ill whose symptom is being too much shy and not ready to talk to strangers. So the hero requests ...
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Movie released around the late 90s about a boy who moves from a village with his mother to live with his father in America

He had a pet spider. I think his mom was from the Amazon and his dad a reporter from Los Angeles. Basically his dad takes him with him to America on his 15th birthday, and the movie takes on from ...
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Movie where a red light on a tv turns people watching it into dust

I saw a movie a long time ago about a company that brought out a new technology for tv. It was a set top box that had a red light on when switched on, and the people who watched it slowly turned to ...
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People get drunk on and forced to drink blood

This is a horror movie that I can't remember the title of. All I can remember is that the action happens in a castle or mansion. The people of this place get seemingly drunk on blood for some reason. ...
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Can you Identify the film where a retired cop alters his badge?

I know I'm going to hit myself in the face with a huge "DUH" when someone quickly answers this, but what film is it where a retired police officer removes his old badge and alters it to play cop ...
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Identify movie with quote “there is a pattern to predict the future”

I caught this film on TV for just just few seconds, but I do not know the name, only this quote in the prologue: there is a pattern to predict the future Can anyone tell me the name of this ...
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German movie on Stalingrad war

As far as I can remember, it was a German movie before 2000. I only saw 15mins from the start and that is what I remember. 1) It was English translated version. 2) It was on Stalingrad war. 3) It ...