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Documentary: Man climbing big tree with rope to get honey

I remember watching a documentary about 10 years ago in a culture anthropology course where a man gets rope around a tree and then starts climbing it (huge, like as tall as Sequoia) and as he's ...
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195 views

Movie about a serial killer 'in-training'

I'm looking for this horror movie I watched quite a while ago, not exactly sure when, maybe ~2006? Might be later too, really don't remember. It's about this guy who wants to become a serial killer ...
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Horror movie with a boy swapped at birth whose biological parents are both murderers

I saw this movie on TV 20 years ago. Prologue: A mad woman trades a baby in his cradle with her own newborn. She is charged by police for murder and imprisoned in a psychiatric hospital. The newborn ...
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Movie about a guy with a Macintosh that he can comunicate with vocally

I saw this movie in the early 90s. Color, English, USA. The protagonist has a Mac that has a face of a man. This man talks back and forth to his owner. At some point, the protagonist tries to ...
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An early 2000's action movie set in wilderness

Genre: Action, martial arts Language: English (US, 95% sure) Movie seen in between: 2000 - 2004 Aired on: Star Movies (India) Characters description: Three characters who play major roles in the ...
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70s movie where fatally ill wife is frozen to be thawed when her illness is cured

There was a movie (released around 70s or early 80s I think) where someone's wife was fatally ill. She was frozen to be kept alive, until a cure is available. Much later, a cure was found, and she ...
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306 views

Identify this thriller revenge movie

If I remember correctly, it is a movie about a man getting revenge by killing off another family. The main character is short and caucasian. It begins with him being shown as a homeless man with a ...
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French movie about 3 proofs of love, one of which is to kill someone

I'm trying to find out the name of a french movie, in which a guy falls in love with a young girl. She is not an average girl, and is a bit crazy (in a relaxed way), with dyed hair (I don't remember ...
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Nazi who's a self-hating Jew

Here is the plot of the movie whose title I am looking for. The main character is a nazi that is actually a self-hated jew; during the movie he becomes more and more involved in politics, but he also ...
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1k views

Babysitter with fake child

I am sorry this might be very vague but I just cant find the movie. It's about a girl who becomes babysitter for her neighbor (single "mom", I remember her as an Asian woman I think), but the weird ...
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306 views

Sci Fi movie with maroon droid, and hero droid with spherical feet

I remember seeing a sci fi movie in the 80s. It was set on a space station. One of the main characters was a levitating squat droid with spheres for feet (which probably powered his levitation), and ...
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688 views

Animated post apocalyptic movie with soldier made from decaying tissue

In the early 90s I watched an animated movie about black hollow soldiers fighting on earth. They were made of decaying tissue from people thrown into some big vat or a cave. people/prisoners were ...
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871 views

A horror movie that turns out to be a prank

I've seen this horror movie one or two years ago. Recent american production. It starts with a group of friends starting some game show (same concept of the Hunger Games) somewhere in a huge closed ...
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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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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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Movie about man who goes into the mind of a prisoner

Ok, the movie is about a guy in prison cell/mental facility, the main guy goes into his mind/head to see if he is guilty of a crime, when he gets in his mind (literally in his mind, he is walking in ...
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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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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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Teens leaving prom night transform into zombies

I think it's a late 80S or early 90s film. A small group of teens are going to or leaving prom night and they get hit by a truck transporting chemicals or something and it brings them back as zombies. ...
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Possibly Japanese comedy from 80s-90s, man and young boy

There was a film I saw on IFC many years ago, from Asia somewhere. It was either Chinese, Korean...probably Japanese. It was the story of a man and this young boy who is lost, and the man tries ...
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Movie about a girl who falls in love with the son of her mother's lover

This movie is in English, however seems to be British or Australian. It's probably from the 60's to the 80's. Saw it on one of TV station with old movies. A girl travels overseas after she finds a ...
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Medieval movie with battles on snowy landscapes and a man who falls in love then drinks poison

I watched this movie about 12 years ago. I can remember the following facts: It was set in medieval time The movie starts with battle on snowy and icy landscape, bows, swords, etc The main character ...
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Asian romantic movie, with a woman dating two men who appear to be the same man until the film's end

I was flying to Thailand with Turkish Airlines and saw this Asian movie. I believe it is either Japanese or South Korean. The movie isn't on the airline's movie list any more. I remember that the ...
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Police officer falls in love with a woman and frames her husband

In November 1992 I was on a Sabena Airlines flight from New York to Brussels, Belgium. I saw a movie that made a very strong impression on me. I am dying to see it again, but have no idea what its ...
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90s/early 2000's thriller movie - Villain is a large, stocky,bulky,and bald criminally insane asylum inmate, protagonist is a heroine with a daughter

Made in US, though I'm not sure if its direct-to-video or had a theatrical release. Another trait that the villain has is that he is super strong and quite intelligent. Story points: It takes place ...
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What is this movie about a crime author's murder?

Two men are alone together in a house. At least one is a fiction author (perhaps they both are, but I do not remember). One man, the older man, lives in this house, and he owns many strange artifacts, ...
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Horror movie with mother and daughter and an evil hitchhiker

I remember seeing the trailer when I was little (I think it was 5 or 6 years ago) but I can't remember the name. It was in English. A mother and her daughter(?) were driving along a lonely road at ...
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Horror movie about a haunted house that wasnt haunted at all woman was real

I am looking for a horror movie I once saw, the problem is I only remember the end, which I googled myself silly for, but generally the ending is not mentioned (spoilers of course). In the movie, a ...
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Please identify Canadian Short Film - Family living in Igloo short on food

Canadian short movie/film, about 10-15 mins. It is about a family in the Arctic that live in their Igloo and are quickly running out of food because there just isn't anything to hunt for some reason. ...
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What's the title of this old film: chips with handicaps in brain to make all people equal

More than 20 years ago I saw a film (on a black-and-white tv, possibly it was black-and-white film but not necessarily) and can't get the title. The main plot as I remember was this: in order to make ...
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80s/90s kids movie, possibly Halloween themed, boy removed from grandfather's care and put with stict family who don't allow chocolate

I'm looking for a movie that may have been a TV movie/special, probably late 80s/early 90s. Colour, live-action, English language, North American. I'm not sure why I think it's Halloween themed; ...
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Looking for old movie about engine trouble on US warship

I'm trying to find the title of an American movie I watched on television back in the 1960s or early 1970s. (The movie may have been made in the 1940s or 1950s.) I think the movie took place during ...
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Investigative type movie where a kid runs in to a kitchen, disappears and then reappears to run in to the same kitchen

It was an investigative type movie where there was a part in which a kid runs in to a kitchen, disappears then reappears to run in to the same kitchen. Can't remember if is was aliens or paranormal ...
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Horror/thriller about a house which consists of rooms from other flats/houses in each of which happened deaths

I'm looking for a horror/thriller about a house which consists of rooms from other flats/houses and in each of them happened deaths. I saw only the trailer about this house. The whole trailer was ...
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What is the title of this animated short about a man blinded in an accident?

I'm trying to track down an animated short from the late 1980s or early 1990s. Here are some details: The plot involves a man who is in an accident (most likely involving a car) where he is ...
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Trying to Find Horror / Suspense Movie About Strange Occurrences in Small Town

I can't remember a lot about this movie, but I know it came out before 2005, and I believe it is set in England. A man moves with his family to a little town and he helps a woman (who is a police ...
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Romantic comedy with “overweight unattractive” woman

A few years ago, I watched a movie. I was younger, and have no idea if I'd like it now, but remember liking it then. I remember a few scenes of the movie; Starts off with "overweight unattractive" ...
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Comedy involving a contract killer

I once watched a Hollywood movie. A contract killer and a man who was ditched or thrown out by his girlfriend or wife settled in two side by side hotel rooms. The killer is getting ready for his job ...
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Miners stuck in the tunnel while water level rises

This is a movie/tv movie I saw when I was about 10, so probably 25-30 years old by now. All I can remember is that they were in a tunnel (probably miners) both men and women..maybe also children.. ...
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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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Looking for a movie between 2005 and 2010 about a betrayed FBI agent

Looking for a movie where an FBI agent is betrayed. For some reason (he gets a note that he has to be there for a conversation, but no one shows up) the agent sits in a (I thought Irish or Italian) ...
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Identification of an old (black and white) drama/thriller with a twist

This one has been bugging me for years - I saw the film one afternoon about 15 years ago. Its black and white, and quite old (poss 1930's). It's set in Paris (or other European city) at some kind of ...
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Martial arts movie where man shoots darts/arrows out of stringed instrument?

I saw this movie in the last 20-25 years - for some reason I think it was released in the 90s in the US (possibly early 2000s), but I'm not certain. Anyway, it's a martial arts movie based in China ...
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I can't seem to find a movie about a woman and a man that meet in a dream

This movie is about a guy and a woman. The guy works (probably) in a coffee shop. When he went to sleep he dreamed about this woman who's in a coma and in this coma she dreamed about him. They met in ...
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A movie about a Soviet(?) ballet composer?

I'm looking for this movie, but I barely remember it. It seemed to be from the 2000's and I'm not sure but I think it wasn't in English. It was a very cute film, about an ageing Soviet composer ...