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What is the name of the John Woo movie that has this telephone caller id tracing battle scene?

The main scene I remember is that some kidnappers do a sophisticated setup (which they are kind of proud of) to avoid tracing of the caller id. Basically they set up a battery of anti-tracing devices ...
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TV series about what a real man should be able to do on Discovery channel

Does anyone know the name of a TV series/documentary that ran on Discovery channel and is featuring a British actor whose name I cannot recall but I do remember that he show all the stuff that a "real ...
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What movie is playing in the theater in Conspiracy Theory?

There is a relatively brief scene in Conspiracy Theory where the main character (Jerry/Mel Gibson) runs into a theater. There are a couple of shots where you can plainly see what is being played on ...
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Man has a bag with a human head in it

Back in the mid 70's I was watching a late-night scary show called Shock Theater. Every Saturday night they played old horror movies. One night I saw bits and pieces of this black and white movie ...
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A movie about a female thief who can't be caught

I recently watched Catch Me If You Can (2002) and my mother told me she have also watched a movie a bit like that, but she doesn't remember the name. Some points that she does remember: The convict ...
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Boy carves Initials onto turtle shell; years later, turtle is gigantic

Years ago (late 80’s to early 90’s), we watched a movie in which a seaside town is terrorized by a sea-monster which turns out to be a giant turtle. At the very end of the movie, the turtle sinks into ...
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What's the name of this movie where people brains' are being erased?

In this movie, after lots of wars and self-destruction, humanity has decided the best way to survive is to make people dumb by placing a device on the head. In the first scene the hero goes to a ...
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Man learns hypnosis and mind-reading; helps police during interrogations

The movie I am looking for consists of two stories which are almost separate, almost as if someone took two movies and concatenated them. In the first part of the story, the protagonist learns to ...
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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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Father/daughter 90s thriller with eyes in 2 different colors

I have confused the movie 'Along Came A Spider' with a different movie. The movie I am looking for is about a detective or writer who takes his daughter to this house. She is about 6 to 8 years old. ...
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President sacrificed to kill the alien but failed?

At first, I'm not native English speaker and I don't have many friends from outside countries. Scene: *"The president (or someone similar, vice president, maybe...) was about going to sacrificed ...
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Mother helps drug addict son suffering during withdrawal by giving him a fix

I only remember a scene from this movie: A drug addict is locked up by his mother in a house to stop him from getting drugs. Seeing how much he suffers going through withdrawal the mother decides to ...
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Breaking a safe in underwear

In the beginning of the movie a pair of travelers are walking through woody terrain covered in deep snow, well dressed for cold winter. They reach some sort of bunker and go inside. There it turns out ...
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Two inept agents with an accent listen to classical music while driving

I recall watching a movie that would have been made in the 80's or 90's that involved two male agents who wore black suits, had a foreign accent, and were operating in the United States. The pair were ...
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Struggling writer who went to an old apartment building to live [closed]

I saw a horror movie on Chiller in the summer of 2009, and it involved a struggling writer who went to an old apartment building to live (in order to better focus on writing) and met strange people ...
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80s/early 90s animated movie with a brother and a sister eating forbidden food off a table [closed]

I've been trying to figure this one out forever! I was a child watching this movie and it has bothered me ever since. I've had this one image from the movie stuck in my head for a long time and I'm ...
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Movie about superhero with amnesia [closed]

Hero is African-american. Story happens in California. The beginning the hero wake with Injuries. He is having amenesia or some memory loss. He can't remember. He soon discovers that he is a ...
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A Horror movie where skeleton falls from tree and scratches woman's face [closed]

When my sister and I were younger we watched a lower quality horror movie with our uncle that had an impact on us, but we can't remember what the movie was called. We watched it in the early 90s, and ...
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What movie between 1970-1989 involves computer attacks?

What is the name of the movie (between 1970-1989) that involved programming/reprogramming/hacking computers to trigger or stop a (probably global?) war? I'm not sure whether the name of the movie ...
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Early 2000s comedy with man being interrogated

Trying to find a movie that I can only remember one scene. The main person is being questioned about being assaulted and he lies and describes the person as being "black but looks white or white and ...
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Movie about a robbery by moving a building

I'm looking for a movie from about the early 2000s or late '90s. The only real part I remember is in relation to a robbery. The robbery I believe was in Venice (as can be deduced from below), the ...
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Scientists tunnel underground and find albino aliens living in caves

Can you help me identify a science fiction movie I saw as a kid? It was about these scientists who go into underground caves and tunnels where they find these strange, almost albino aliens living ...
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How to identify a movie from a screen shot?

Movie identification questions with only a screen shot are not considered high quality questions, but they are indeed questions. I would like to know what steps can be taken to identify a movie from ...
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Movie where a videogame becomes real

I remember seeing a movie in the late 90's to early 2000's about a video game company working on a video game. I think lightning hits the building or something happens and the game becomes real. ...
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Teenage girl saved, alone on the ship

This is my first identify this movie question. I only saw part of the movie of the movie perhaps in 2006 or 2007 (could not recollect correctly) on the PC of my friend. In the part it was shown: A ...
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Movie about a guy working in a crooked organization

I saw a movie a few years ago but can only remember some elements of the plot. A guy starts working at a new company. I think they were selling stocks over the phone. The company were either selling ...
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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 ...
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Movie where a little boy and an alien outrun the police in a spacecraft?

I remember watching this movie on the Disney Channel around 1998, but even then it seemed old and out of date. The flying saucer was reflects like polished chrome or like a mirror and a ramp opened ...
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Set in a library and switches from live action to animation

All I can remember is that it starts with a boy who is in a library late at night. At first it's live-action, but then there are these animated colors (don't know how else to describe it) that flood ...
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Kid spies on neighbour who might be a serial killer

So I am dying to find out about the movie title once again but i believe I mixed up some details from similar movies, but here it goes. The movie is a few years old I would guess not older than ...
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Early 1970s comedy skit with a big-eyed, big-nosed character talking

I saw a movie in the early 1970's that was an x-rated comedy. The movie was comprised of dirty skits. One was a scene of a big eyed, big nosed character talking. As the camera pulled back you realized ...
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70s movie ends with a train/car crash

I saw it on TV in the 80s, as best as I can recall it was produced in the 70s. I have no idea about title, actors, or plot, but I do remember the ending: A man and a woman were driving on country ...
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Character unhooks glasses from one ear and lets them dangle

I believe it's a recent movie, but the only thing I remember is that the main character would let his glasses dangle on his head from one ear. I remember he also grabbed them by the lens a couple ...
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Boy's dream about a hairy monster or alien turns out to be real

What is this 1950s sci-fi movie about a boy's dream? I remember its ending where you are convinced that all the action in the movie turns out to just be a dream that occurred when a boy fell asleep ...
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Film about scientists studying killer ants in the desert

I watched a film when I was a kid about a group of scientists in the desert studying a strange ant colony. They had a science building that had an odd shape to it (maybe a dome). There were a couple ...
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Identify this movie with a very special kind of guillotine tobogan

I only remember one thing very clearly about the movie so I think it's going to be very hard to find. The movie was taking place a long time ago: maybe featuring vikings or romans (I know that is not ...
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Trying to find a film with a political joke about pot and california

I watched a film that had the main protagonist attending a conference where the (iirc) American president was making a speech. The speech referenced the politician doing different things and getting ...
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Women's Blood Siphoned Out to Feed Invading Aliens

The film is in color and is probably from the late 1970s or the early 1980s. I could not see the ff. scene in Battle Beyond the Stars or Star Crash. A woman is strapped on to a vertical plane, where ...
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Sci-Fi show from the 80's - Does anyone remember what it was called?

I have been haunted by a Sci-Fi show from my past. It ran in the early to mid 80's and involved a large spaceship and its crew. I remember several things about the show vividly: In the first ...
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name the animated movie showing earth from an alien point of view in which cars are seen as the dominant life form

What is the name of the animated short film (pre 1985) that shows an alien's view of earth and they think cars are the main life form?
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Plane crash survivors stuck on a creepy island

About 20 years ago, I saw part of a film or TV series about a group of people being stranded on a creepy island after a plane crash. I can't remember whether it was a movie or a TV episode, but it ...
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“Do you want my peanuts?”

I remember this one scene from a movie, and would really like to be able to refer to it in a piece about humor. Can you identify the movie? The character barely makes it in time to board an airplane ...
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What was this movie with a real-life Assassin game?

I saw part of this film on television long ago; probably in the late 1970s. It was a live-action, action-genre film in which the protagonist participated in an international game like ...
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A comedy movie about a detective and three women

I remember watching a Hollywood comedy movie in 2001 on Star Movies channel in India. The movie was from the 1990's. I have forgotten the name of the movie, but here is the plot: There is a ...
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Anyone recognise this court based film about a mute man accused of murder?

Does anyone recognise this film? I can only remember two scenes from it and the vague plot: I watched it about 20 years ago on TV in the UK. It is an American film, set in America. I would guess it ...
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Identify this movie: Blonde woman shot in front of school

I forgot the genre, but it was recent (last decade) and set in the US. There was this annoying senior year high school student who was sitting in a luxury car outside of High School talking on her ...
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Seeking a 1960s Sci-Fi movie about a female humanoid robot

I've only a vague recollection of this science fiction movie, probably released between 1965 and 1972, which features two humanoid alien men on Earth, hunting for a female alien, who has disguised ...
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Kids in a post-apocalyptic world playing a hockey-like game

I've been trying to remember the name of a movie I saw once, when I was younger. The movie takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. Water is rationed and the world is basically a desert. All the water ...
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Identifying martial arts movie (possibly with bodybuilders)

I'm trying to find an asian (I think) movie that I watched when I was a kid back in the 90's. The movie itself may be from the late 70's -80s. It had some crazy fights in mid air and what-not, it was ...
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What is this movie with a group of kids and a paper route?

I remember watching a movie a few times about a group of kids with a paper route. The main kid is a teenager that just moved to the area. The main scene I remember is the main kid trying to deliver ...