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Company plans to build a power plant in the Middle East with smoke stacks described as “fire-breathing dragons”

Many years ago when I first came to the U.S. and barely understood or spoke English I saw a movie I would like to see again but have never been able to find it. It was about building a power plant ...
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284 views

Movie with 3 friends using a time machine constructed by one of them

The movie is about 3 friends where one of them makes a time machine. First they send the dog then the one who made the machine sends himself and lastly he sends his two friends. They get to the same ...
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242 views

A man watching a bathing woman through a knothole - what was the name of this Swedish thriller?

Some time around the mid 90's I saw a Swedish thriller about a woman that was being stalked/watched by a man. I remember not much but one particular scene: The woman is taking a relaxing bath in her ...
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132 views

Looking for Belgian short silent movie about dystopian society

I'm looking for a Belgian short silent movie, black & white, probably from the 30s. I saw the movie some 30 years ago, when our physics teacher showed it to us, probably because class finished 10 ...
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201 views

What is the name of the movie with a car that's throttle is stuck?

I think I saw this movie in the early 2000s. There were three people in car (1 woman and 2 men) that didn't know each other well. I think they just met each other. The woman was driving and a white ...
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16k views

Movie about young teenage boy having an affair with the maid

I saw this movie when I was about 8 years old (so in the early '80s). I did not hear much of the movie since I snuck into the living room and was secretly watching behind the couch when my babysitter ...
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125 views

Movie ending: man shot to death by couple while camera records everything

I saw the tail-end of a movie at a friend's house during the '90s, and it's stuck with me ever since. Its original language was English. A man begs a heavily armed couple (man, woman) for his life. ...
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423 views

Western, where a character is buried up to his neck in desert sand, involving a snake

My girlfriend suffers from ophidiophobia and traces it back to a movie she saw on TV in her early childhood during the late 80s. The movie might be much older than that. She remembers this one scene, ...
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294 views

What you think is the victim, turns out to be the killer

What's that movie where two people are traveling together. One is a tough guy, the other is meek. At the start, it seems like the tough one is the bad guy, forcing the other to travel with him, not ...
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194 views

80's movie about a contest to find the best girls in Los Angeles

Just went to my H.S. reunion, and a group of us were laughing about this movie we watched when we were kids...in the 80's. A radio station is having a contest to find the best or exciting girls in L....
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141 views

What is the title of movie about forbidden fruit

Movie's plot revolves around an old man living in an old fashioned house near a small garden. As I remember in the end it turned out to be Garden of Eden where The Tree of Knowledge of Good & Evil ...
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42 views

About learning a style of reporting for an island newspaper

There is a movie where a newspaper editor and his journalist are standing on a cliff top looking at a storm that is out at sea and they discuss how you would report on such an event with the editor ...
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332 views

Film like Taken [on hold]

Watched a film a few years ago that every time I try to describe it everyone thinks it's 'Taken'. American/British film. Not too recent, think I saw it about 5 years ago. In the plot a child is ...
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Western where one shots at spurs making them spin

Ok, I know this is very thin, but I thought I'll give it a try... I'm trying to find the tittle of the first Western-movie I really saw as a kid - and when I say "saw", I mean that I saw about 10 ...
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151 views

Old man in antiques-shop, 3(?) separate stories, wedding-cake figures

I'm looking for a horror(?)-movie, probably from the early 1980s. It's about an old man and his antiques-shop, where every item has a story - and a little surprse. The movie tells (I think) three ...
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104 views

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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2k views

Hindi movie about two sisters who fall in love with the same man

Hey would you know the name of a movie with the same plot as Aaina but a bit different? There is also a pageant involved but I don't remeber them having parents or grandparents around. I even think ...
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WW2 comedy where fascist soldiers don't want to fight with Americans and mock firefights

I've recently seen a part of this movie on my TV, but can't figure the name or find anything on Google. It's a World War II comedy about Italian (or Greek) village or small town where fascist ...
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139 views

Martial arts movie about an evil assassin with inhuman powers using a small ring as a weapon

There is a kung fu movie I saw only a couple of scenes as kid. It should have been released between 1990 and 1998. The movie plot is setup in a present world (or whatever was present in the 90ties). ...
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178 views

Comedy about a group being caught by a tribe of women and forced to mate

My memory is vague on this movie. But this is what I can remember: The movie is in color. Think it is pre 80s or early 80s A group of travelers are captured by a tribe of women (I think the tribe is ...
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1k views

Woman with a bandaged head in a comedy from probably 2004-2011

I think the main character is a young man, maybe in high school. He is visited by his female neighbor who has a bandage on her head. She sits on the couch and the back of her head touches it and when ...
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Woman talks to the ghosts of children who communicate through angel carvings [on hold]

All I can remember is that there is a woman in a big house with carvings of angels and little children that have died in the house talk to her through the angels. In the end she winds up staying in ...
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221 views

low-budget movie about ex-con who kidnaps a dancer

Ex-con was actually innocent of charges he was doing time for. Kidnaps a dancer...tap dancer or ballroom dancer. She is a willing kidnap victim and I believe they go to visit her family and pose as ...
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227 views

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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152 views

Diamond heist movie or tv movie or series

I've seen a movie or it could be a TV movie or TV series I don't remember. I saw it in the late 90s. I think this movie wasn't very popular, that's why it cannot be found easily. There are some funny ...
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Movie with a policeman on drugs

I don't remember a lot about the movie. The main actor is known. The main character is a policeman on drugs. He's kind of crazy. It's an American movie in English of course. I remember a scene ...
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Looking for Kaiju film released as “Stålmannen” 30 years ago

I'm trying to find the English (or original) title of an Asian film released on rental back in the 80's with a Norwegian title similar to "Stålmannen". The film was the typical Kaiju formula - a man ...
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276 views

What's that late '00s or '10s horror movie with a huge mirror in an old-style bathroom that's two-way

Can't remember the details of this movie, and frankly I might be mixing up two different movies. The main chick is getting more and more freaked out by this very old building she works in - think it'...
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670 views

Young black girl shot at basketball-court, leg twitch

I'm looking for a movie -- probably from the 1990s or 2000s. I don't really remember much about it, though I think it revolves around a boy 12-16(?) growing-up in a "bad negihbourhood" and trying to ...
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1k views

Which movie? WWII Prisioner makes surprising chess move

I dimly remember a movie that had a Jewish (?) WWII prisioner (in Germany, most likely) that used bread to build chess pieces. At one point he played his guard / interogator (German, most likely), and ...
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386 views

90's movie with a girl who goes crazy and grows vine tattoos on her body

My husband tried to explain this movie to me... so humor me. He said he caught the last 30 minutes of this movie and he believes that Jason or Jeremy London was in it. I tried checking IMDb, but got ...
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282 views

Italian movie that starts with a boy discovering a body

I would like to find the name of an Italian movie that starts with four boys chasing in the rye and than one of them (near an abandoned building) finds a body. It is supposed to be quite famous and is ...
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881 views

A movie where theres a woman tied up with a man with a mask in the room

I remember this videoclip where there's a woman tied up with her face blocking half of the camera. The other half of the camera shows a guy completely black with a mask crawling towards her (very ...
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353 views

1990's movie\miniseries about a TV superhero transferred to another dimension

This was a cheesy made for TV movie or mini series that was about an actor who plays a superhero on television. He and the actor who plays his sidekick on the show get transferred into another ...
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164 views

Need help identifying 90s movie that featured the FBI building

In the mid-to-late-1990s, I was at home watching a movie on TV. I had to turn it off before the end, thinking I'd be able to catch it again at a later day, but I never did. Here's what I remember. ...
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265 views

Sci-fi space movie, with destroyed Earth (appeared purple-ish with alien-like features)

I'm trying to figure out the name of a certain sci-fi space movie. I can vaguely remember the plot and I've recently (?) watched it too. The Earth was supposedly ravaged by a war, then turned into a ...
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160 views

Movie where man warns people of rising water from a dam

A man has a job going around to warn people that the rising waters of a recently completed dam will inundate their homes and they need to move out. Some people seem to not understand what this means. ...
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Body switching is mainstream [duplicate]

I have in my mind a scene in a film, which I thought was from 2009's "Surrogates". But having watched that recently I realise that I am wrong. A premise of the film is that some sort of body ...
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179 views

What is this Sci fi film set in the future?

So this film is set in the future where it's now just a community of people but still with a government type structure. I don't remember loads but here's what I do remember: The people take an ...
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Cold War espionage movie, East Germans, late 1970s - early 1980s

I'm trying to find a particular movie that I saw many years ago. Here's what I remember: set amidst the Cold War mostly on the front lines of espionage an American protagonist who worked with ...
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American crime/military movie about drugs, probably 90s

I remember this movie. The main characters are stoners in the US Army. At one point, during tank maneuver drills one of them goes AWOL and drives through a gas station. I think the main plot was them ...
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796 views

Disney film with animation and live action, Mickey disappearing

I remember this from when I was about 5 years old, which would mean it happened in 1990-91, so I'm not sure I remember it correctly. The film could have been much older than that. I'm quite certain ...
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Haunted hotel movie?

Movie of a family of three stay in a hotel which so happens to be haunted. The father later in the movie gets possessed by the spirits around there and at the end his little son helps his mother ...
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169 views

Mad max styled sci fi where rowed identical men touch shiny object and disappear

I remember watching this as a kid must be from the 80's Well I remember a desert scene, there was a kind of camp. I have the feeling it was kind of post apocalyptical (like mad max) of some sort. ...
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406 views

Alien/human love scene.. Movie title?

I randomly remebered a couple scenes from a film that I believe, was released in the early 2000's and involved a murderous womanlike-alien being, that used some kind of swords or blades to kill people....
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107 views

Classic movie with stolen gold melted into golden anchor

Long time ago i watched a film, which was probably a heist movie. There was a group of people that decided to melt a stolen gold into golden anchor. I don't remember what was the way of gaining this ...
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484 views

Low budget movie about four female friends, came on BET years ago

The movie is directed by a woman with short hair. It's about four female friends from college one was raped and got pregnant in college and now she is a lawyer and lonely another is a lesbian and ...
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Betting against himself

I'm looking for the title of a TV-series or movie. There was a minor role of a man with a strange habit. He bets against himself what other people might do. To do so he moved some money from his ...
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765 views

Embarrassed student goes on a killing spree and makes a kill list with hero's name on it

In this film, a fellow student is embarrassed by an 'incident' in which he was bullied by his college mates and begins a killing spree. He also keeps a list of people he has to kill, striking out ...
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sci-fi movie from 70's maybe 80's [duplicate]

I was in a hotel lastnight which only had cable, so I could not see what the title of this movie was...there was a guy named Zed, who looked like a young Sean Connery with dark hair, a pony tail and ...