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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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344 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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267 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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809 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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348 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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253 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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153 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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171 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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225 views

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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74 views

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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134 views

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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166 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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391 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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408 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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726 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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88 views

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 ...
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114 views

Movie or mini series about orphan brothers in Liverpool

I'm looking for the name of a movie (I think it was a movie) I watched some years ago that I'm fairly certain had something to do with Liverpool, but I could be wrong. It involved I believe 3 or 4 ...
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166 views

Courtroom drama with supposedly innocent rapists, with plot twist

American courtroom drama from the 1980's There is this film, and I may actually be confusing it with another similar film (making this a double question) where someone is trying to prove the ...
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Stranded writer has his leg hobbled by a woman

There was a movie about a man, a famous writer, who broke his leg in a snowstorm, and was given shelter in the "boondocks" by a woman. The storm lasted about a week, during which time the writer's leg ...
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263 views

70's Movie with lizard people in the American Southest Desert

I saw this movie in the late 70's, so details are very few. The movie seems to take place in the southwest United states in a rural desert type place. There are lizard people that live under the ...
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something with nim or mim

I can't quite remember but I have watched this many times, I think, but I haven't watched it in years. It has to do with what looked like a stuffed bunny but it came in this tiny box and was like ...
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242 views

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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Looking for a film about kids whose parents die when their house burns down and they have an evil uncle who wants their fortune [duplicate]

Two kids (brother and sister) get their house burnt down and parents die so they have to move in with different family members but each family gets killed by an evil uncle or something that wants to ...
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195 views

B&W Thriller/Mystery with a mute girl in a mansion

Ok, I am going to give as much detail as I can remember. I have seen this black-and-white movie a long time ago, and it popped into my head today. I remember a girl who might have lost her voice in a ...
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281 views

Mexican Or Spanish Film About Boy Hustler

I am looking for a film I saw really briefly on IMDb. I think it was either a Mexican or Spanish film about a teenage boy who lives on the streets and is a hustler. I think on the poster of the movie ...
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842 views

Movie with massive fire alien thing destroys bridge and eats train

So I'm in Costa Rica and there was a movie on this afternoon in English with Spanish subtitles. I only saw a few minutes of it but basically what I saw was some military men loading a bomb on to a ...
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138 views

Identify this (recent?) U.S. action movie

I think I saw a movie where a guy was selling rifles that locked up when they were pointed at one another, to prevent friendly fire. I remember the seller demonstrating their use by firing a bunch of ...
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545 views

Movie about man who hires killers to kill his family

I saw an American movie almost 8 years ago. I think it was released in the 1990s or at beginning of 2000s. I don't know the actors but the cast is almost all white. The movie starts with a man and ...
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332 views

Dying man's wish is to have sex with his friends' girlfriends

This was likely made in the last 5 years. Comedy-ish. I have only seen the trailer. I believe it concerns a dying man, maybe cancer, who invites a few friends and their girlfriends to cabin so that he ...
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170 views

Woman experiences weird things in her mother's old house

I have seen a movie a while back, but can't remember the name or too many details. There was a woman living in a house that used to belong to her mother. I'm pretty sure she was a cop, but I'm not ...
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3k views

Movie about two snipers hunting each other

I'm looking for a movie that is set in some kind of war zone. I feel like some sort of sniper guy is hunting another one and they are both extremely professional. It's a weird kind of killing job or ...
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People who drink some kind of juice dissolved

I watched this Japanese animation when I was child, maybe 35-40 years ago. People liked to drink some juice, it was very popular and they got some rewards if they collect a specific number of bottles. ...
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259 views

Trying to remember an old cartoon movie from my childhood (was very trippy)

As the title says, I'm trying to remember a movie I saw when I was very young (im 29 now, so could have been the late 80s). What I do remember is that the cartoon focused around a young boy who ...
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188 views

Looking for the title of a horror movie

I am looking for the title of this horror movie that I saw when I was a kid. I am pretty sure that the movie is not later than 2005. What I can remember: The story is about a man who had an affair ...
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290 views

10-15 guys compete for a job in a closed room [duplicate]

My friend told me about a movie, whose name he can't remember. timeline : looked like a recent movie (from the 2000s) genre : thriller plot: 10-15 guys apply for a job and they are locked inside a ...
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128 views

Movie about a writer

I watched a movie few years back on TV, in which there was a writer who was writing book about a girl and coincidentally during that time a girl comes in his life who resembles the girl in his book. ...
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Looking for a sci-fi film with a man sent into the past to prevent a train explosion [duplicate]

I think I saw around half of this movie on a British Airways flight a few weeks ago. In this movie a man (probably a cop) is repeatedly sent to the past by the cops to investigate who blew up a ...
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397 views

Lots of prisoners were dumped onto a remote island to kill each other

I am looking for the title of a movie about a bunch of prisoners who were dumped onto a remote island by air using aircraft. They were on the island to make money on a reality show that people watch ...
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720 views

movie about a baby that drinks blood

I saw this movie about 5 years ago on either HBO or Showtime. I believe it is an American movie. A woman is pregnant and she and her husband get in a car accident. The man dies but the wife survives ...
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Identify Short Animated Film: 2 Bugs on a Windshield save Kidnapped Girl

Anyone remember an animated film I think was on Atom Films. It had a bee or a moth or a butterfly that hit a windshield and is dying and talks to another bug that is trapped under the wiper. They are ...
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278 views

90's Sci Fi movie about aliens hiding on earth

I'm pretty sure it came out in the late 90's. Aliens were hiding on earth and taking on the appearance of humans. They communicated with each other with signs and tv images that only they could see/...
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Movie with a group of people trapped in a house/mansion with rollecoaster inside [duplicate]

I think its a movie from the 80s-90s and i remember watching it when i was 7-9 years old in the early 2000s. I think the movie is like combination of the classic comedy-thriller type. Its certainly an ...
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00's movie with an infection where people become mindless drones [duplicate]

I have a vague recollection of this movie and would love to see it again, possibly from the early/mid 00s. Things I remember: There is an instance where an 'infected' spits/throws up (eugh) into a ...
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Movie with children chased by adults dressed in black

I saw this film as a kid, I was probably 6 or 7 so this was around 1986-1989. It was programmed as a children's film, so my mom took me. I remember only certain scenes from this film. My guess is that ...
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Movie about a gang of rapist/killers/robbers

I'm looking for a movie made in the USA in the 1990s. It is about a true story (at least they said) and is about a gang of rapist/robbers/killers, two of which are brothers. The younger brother is "...