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Movie where babysitter gets electrocuted in the kitchen

Sorry, I don't have many details to go on for this one, but I recall watching a movie on TV during my childhood (i.e. 1993-2000) where a young, pretty babysitter is in the kitchen and the floor ...
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What is the name of this twisty, gritty American crime movie?

The film is recent, probably made in the last ten years or so. The protagonist is a black male, an enforcer-type, working for a criminal organization (Italian-Americans mostly) and the characters ...
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Man escapes prison or asylum, murders, returns to cell

I think the movie, which was in color, was set in a remote area of England or Scotland. The prisoner figures out how to escape from his cell. One night he 'goes out', kills someone with an ax, and ...
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1970/80s Jules Verne-inspired bizarre underwater city / submarine abduction

I am looking for a movie I saw as a child in the 1980s on German TV. Sadly my memory is somewhat blurrish. I remember a "20000 leagues under the sea"-inspired story, featuring the main characters ...
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Zombie movie with evolving zombies - ability to run & speak

I'm looking for a zombie apocalypse movie (or show but I think it was a movie, not 100% sure). It was spoken in English, I've seen it between the years 2000-2010. It didn't look too old so I would say ...
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Two lovers who met on a train & met again 10 years still in love & with a 9-year old daughter

I saw this film on TV in the 1980s. Two young people met on a train and fell in love. They wanted to marry each other. However, the man's father had already arranged that he marry his partner's ...
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I want to find a movie about a rich man who faked bankruptcy in order to find who is really loyal to him?

I want to find a movie I watched 15-20 years ago. The plot is about a rich man who faked his bankruptcy in order to find out whether there are people who really love him and are really loyal to him. ...
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“Are you gonna get that?” “Get what?” Then a red phone rings

I think it's a film rather than a show. I thought it was Tom Hanks, or somebody similar in appearance. What is the film where a young guy can tell what's about to happen a few seconds into the ...
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90's/2000's movie involving an Asian guy/hitman/assassin/ronin wielding a Katana

US movie. English. Either a theatrical movie or a made for TV/DVD movie. The Asian guy, as mentioned in the title, wields a Katana, and wears a long black trench-coat. Two other protagonists are a ...
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Movie about a woman who hunts her father's killer and falls in love with her companion, without realising he is the killer

I watched a movie back in 1990 that was about a guy that kills someone (possibly in prison). Now, the daughter of the guy that was killed wants to find out who did it and in her quest stumbles on to ...
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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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“Road” picture about guys in a tank, possibly set in the Middle East

A group of guys (soldiers) area in a tank, they're Americans I think, who are either lost, defected, went AWOL, or something. They travel throughout a desert area and I cannot remember whether they ...
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From which film did they use this younger Alec Baldwin in 30 Rock?

In Season 4 Episode 7 of 30 Rock, various cast members walk in front of a HD camera which then shows alternate versions of each person. For Alec Baldwin it shows him much younger, and this looks like ...
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Guy returns home to find time has lapsed by 17 years

The beginning of the movie shows a scene where a boy goes out to play, only to return home and find that time has lapsed by more than 17 years. It might have something to do with time travel. Which ...
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Name of an old movie that ends with the main characters traveling “North, always North”

I saw this movie when I was a kid and have tried to track it down several times, but never was able to figure out the title. From what I remember, the movie has a male and female main characters and ...
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Serial killer movie where cat gets murdered on doorstep?

I'm looking for the title of a Thriller/Horror film where there is a guy and his cat that moves to an estate. I remember that it is winter. I think the guy is a writer. He starts unraveling a mystery ...
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Movie about army reserve soldiers on rotation and they are stranded with combat knives

I am trying to remember the name of a movie where there is a group of soldiers from the reserve (or health backup? but there is indeed a doctor/paramedic guy in the group). They go out in rotation (I ...
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Seeking a circa 50s/60s science fiction movie with a Portal

I was recently watching Schoolhouse Rock with my son and the cartoon for "Nouns" came on. There is a rectangular portal that acts like a giant television that the animated girl watches and at one ...
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Guy thinks he is chased by cops

So what is the name of this movie: So it is comedy,from US,around 1995-2000. Main character is short guy with blonde hair(short cut) look like Simon Pegg. He works in some large company(desk job),he ...
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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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Identify a hollywood 2000's romance genre movie

Genre : Romance + Thriller (Thriller, in the sense there is no crime nor shooting) Actors : Male part is played by someone similar in age/appearance to Ryan Reynolds/Gosling. Female protagonist, not ...
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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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50s movie about the stubborn captain of an old torpedo avoiding tugboat

I saw this ~30 years ago. It is about a stubborn WW2 captain who is demoted and put in charge of an old tugboat in some backwaters. He still tries to make the best of it and turns the boat and ...
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Late 90's/early 00's movie about a revolutionary leader and an agent hunting him

I do not have actors' names for the movie for which I am searching. I think it was done in the late 1990's or early 2000's. In the first scene a truck on a country/road in a Latin American country ...
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90's/early 2000's movie involving an evil prince and wizard time traveling to a medieval world attraction place

US movie. Judging from what I remember, it seems that this movie was made for TV rather than a theatrical release (though I maybe wrong). The Evil Prince and Wizard both had beards and mustaches and ...
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TV news-station, San Diego, late 1970s, reporting news vs. selling sensation

I'm looking for an American movie from the 1970s - probably mid to late. It's set at a TV news-station (or possibly, the news-section of a TV-station) in San Francisco San Diego. It's about the ...
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Identify this sci-fi movie in which a scientist and his family move into a new house

I've been trying to identify this movie for years now and just now thought of StackExchange. :) So here's all the things I can remember about the plot: Scientist and his family move into new house ...
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Horror movie with group of young people killed inside a haunted house, girl possessed at the end

I am trying to find a kind of horror movie with a group of young people in a house, getting stuck there for the night I believe. They start getting killed by objects from the house, and it seems to be ...
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Some apocalypse where every human turns into a dumb person

Once I watched a movie, not sure but probably in past 7 years, it was on national TV, so certainly it was not a new movie at that time. There were 2 brothers. One of them was super intelligent. He saw ...
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Weird British movie with zombie creatures in a fog

Driving me nuts for years, but I watched a movie probably 25 years ago that was really weird. All I remember is: I'm pretty sure it was British or some other European film. There was a town that ...
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An old couple kill some young strangers happily

Personal Experience: This is probably one of the weirdest movies I have ever seen. Genre: Horror Production date: I have seen this movie at least 5 years ago. Obviously produced after 2001. Plot: A ...
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What's this short film with a mysterious teddy bear?

A man watching telly receives a package and it's a teddy bear. Doesn't think anything of it but then opens the stuffing out of the bear to find a VCR cassette tape. He plays it and there's some spooky ...
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Movie about a man who goes to prison for shooting one of his family's murderers

I saw this American movie on TV 1 or 2 years ago. I got halfway through then the recording stopped. A brief description follows: A family orders Pizza for home delivery. The doorbell rings. The wife ...
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Movie with murderer in apartment building playing loud music?

I am looking for the following movie. Maybe some of you saw it. There was a guy who moved into an apartment building. One night there was loud music from another apartment, so he dialled the number ...
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Movie/TV Show with hackers where a computer virus materializes in the real world and can morph items at will

Now this one has been in my memory for forever, but I never figured it out on my own, so I'm giving it to you to try. I don't know if this was a movie or a TV show, but I recall seeing it on TV ...
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Trying to locate the name of this movie or TV show from 70's or 80's with specific plot

I am going crazy searching for the movie or TV show that I saw in childhood. The plot goes like this: There is this guy who was severely injured in some accident and lost his ability to move or ...
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UK horror film - A village that changes on the same road

A bit vague this but I'll convey all I know. TV broadcast date: before about 1980 ( I remember seeing this as a kid). So it will have been shown on UK TV after 1969. Place I saw it: UK TV, late one ...
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A movie about a boy growing up in a TV studio

I am looking for a movie about a boy/child that grows up thinking he is in the real world, but actually he is living between walls of a tv-studio. The world saw him grow up and stuff. I think later on ...
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Looking for name of movie about the president landing via parachute in a forest

Sometime last year I watched a trailer for a NEW film but I can't remember what it was called. In the film, the president has to jump out of his plane for some reason. He lands in a foreign country ...
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What is this bullet-dodging martial arts movie?

As a kid I watched a movie that was my dads. All I remember from it was there was some kind of (potentially reluctant) hero / anti hero. He's trying to shoot an (Asian?) guy who could dodge the ...
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Scientist steals two insect-like aliens and raises them in his shed

I've searched far and wide for this and, as I've got limited memory of it, I've no idea how to find the actual name of the film. The premise of the film was of a scientist that was forced to retire ...
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Movie about a scientist inventing a formula that is wanted by a company

I watched a movie during my time at the Dentist, but only caught the last ~30 mins of it. It was about some scientist & how a man/ CEO/ company/ organization wants his invention. This was what ...
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Movie about a couple moving into a neighborhood and are acually salespeople?

What's that movie about a couple moving into a neighborhood, having a "perfect" life and they are trying to impress and influence the neighbors to buy things. They are acually employed salepeople.
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An innocent man kills his family because there was no hope

Summary: A whole town gets attacked by gigantic weird and violent creatures (spiders and insects). Genre: Horror. Production date: I'm not really sure, but not that old. Probably something in ...
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Imaginary friend from childhood returns when a young woman is in trouble

It is where a young woman has an emotional crisis in her life, with her cheating boyfriend and controlling mother. And her imaginary friend from when she was little comes back and causes more chaos ...
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Movie about a strange man in a jail-cell who shoots himself in the mouth

I remember a scene of a film I saw in the 1990s- early 2000. I know i was probably was too young to watch that. So the scene is in a bright room with jail-bars in the back. A man was there, a very ...
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Identify the movie where a cartoonist turns into an animation

I remember a movie, probably italian or some similar latin language, where a cartoonist is slowly transformed into an animated character. It was released, I think, in the same decade as Who Framed ...
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Young American man studying in Paris meets young French couple

Some years ago I started watchin a DVD. Unfortunately I never finished the move, and I don't remember the title. It's probably made around 2000... The movie is about a young American man who moves ...
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What is the name of this Vietnam War-related movie?

I am looking for a name of a movie that takes place in Vietnam or is related to Vietnam War (a movie describing someone's memories from the Vietnam War). I remember that the plot was focused on a man ...
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What's that movie with a surreal golden tree appearing from time to time?

I once watched a movie of which I only remember a few things... The most present memory is this huge golden tree... Or at least I think the tree itself was golden. Then scene in which this tree ...