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Bank robbery film with explosions masked by a street parade/ carnival

Please help a friend and I. We both recall seeing a film when we were kids in the 80s where there was a bank robbery. Explosives were used to enter the vault and the sound of the explosions were timed ...
3
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103 views

Need help identify Sci-Fi channel TV show/Movie [duplicate]

I am fairly certain I saw this on the Sci-Fi channel, let's say 7/8 years ago. I remember one scene vividly: A bunch of people were on a plane/spaceship of sorts and they needed to fly through some ...
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130 views

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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124 views

A young boy with telekinetic abilities

I am trying to find a film which I saw more than 15 years ago. I'm (almost) sure it was European and the title was translated as something like 'The Young Wizard (or Magician)'. The film was about a ...
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84 views

A family drama on sisters

I am desperately looking for a movie which I watched probably 15 years ago and remember pretty vaguely. Appreciate if someone can help me identify it based on the below points that are all I can ...
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63 views

TV show with a villainous plastic surgeon who ends up getting beat down by a good guy

It's a recent work (last five, maybe ten years), American, and I'm pretty sure it was a TV show, although I can't rule out a movie. I think it was pretty high-budget, it had a pretty Hollywood feel to ...
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94 views

Movie where a man follows a woman

I'm looking for movie shot in the 90's. I think that the maim character is played by Kiefer Sutherland. For some reason he follows a beautiful woman as she travels (perhaps) trying to escape from ...
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66 views

Movie featuring a doctor who was traumatized as a child

I know I saw this movie in the 90's. American movie, I want to say it was a comedy but I'm not positive. All I have is one specific scene. Not enough to Google on, but if you've seen the movie ...
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137 views

Space anime with a spaceship get boarded by aliens. One of the crew gets stuck in a jellyfish-like alien creature

As a kid I saw an anime which was way more scarier than Starzinger (and other space animes which was shown on tv at that time), taking place in space. I do not remember if it was a show or movie, all ...
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43 views

Identification of a live action short film

I am looking for a short film made in the late 80s or early 90s which was aired on French TV channel Canal + around 1990/1992. In my (failed) memory, the film's title was "Night Wings" but it's ...
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128 views

Looking for an animated short film from the 90s

I am looking for an animated short film from the 1990s that aired in the early 90s on the French channel Canal+. It was in color, 2D animation, similar in style to Disney but not Disney. The short ...
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62 views

Looking for a movie title about a journalist who framed a murder!

I'm trying to remember a movie title. Can't remember actors or director. It dates back to 2000-2010, and it's about a journalist who is imprisoned for murder. It's a US movie and it takes place in the ...
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87 views

Movie where main character is searching for the philosopher's stone, finds it underwater

The main male character (a grandfather) has the map for finding the fabled 'Philosopher's Stone'. He takes his daughter with him, tells her about the story and starts to dig here and there in the city ...
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74 views

Anthology show /movie in which a poor man who hoards junk becomes rich from selling it all? [closed]

I'm looking for a late 80s early 90s anthology show or movie in which a poor man who hoards junk becomes rich from selling it all? He is grungy and then becomes real clean cut. Seems like it was ...
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85 views

Thriller/Horror movie about girl who moves in with couple

Its about a movie a girl who somehow moves in with a couple and is crazy. Has an affair and eventually tries to kill them I think. It is sometime after 2010. Some descriptions of movie on reddit ...
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73 views

What show/movie is the quote “Yonder over yonder” from?

I only vaguely remember this quote, but it goes something like: "Where over yonder?" "Yonder over yonder." I'm pretty sure it's two men talking, but not 100%. I have a feeling it's from ...
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76 views

Movie with two brothers and a mouse [closed]

I'm looking for a movie where two brothers want to renovate an old house but they have many funny issues with a mouse that is living there. I think the movie is about 20 - 30 years old but I'm not ...
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542 views

Movie\show with morse code scene on a submarine?

I am pretty sure that this is a movie, not a TV show, but I don't want to rule it out. I really don't remember much, but I vividly remember a scene where there is a prisoner/someone who is captured ...
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86 views

old movie 60ies/70ies with frozen crocodiles [closed]

At the age between 8 and 12 (1972 to 1976) I watched a movie with many frozen crocodiles (big ones and little ones), each in an individual pool on the ground floor of a large southern-style mansion. ...
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114 views

Film like Odd Thomas with the man who can see demon is demon himself

Need help figuring out a name of a movie. It's almost like the movie "Odd Thomas", but in this movie, the man who sees the demons apparently used to be one of them/ He was much stronger. Then they ...
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122 views

Horror film about a ghost woman dressed in black going after a kid

I'm trying to figure out the title of a horror movie that I watched some time ago, but I can't find it with Google no matter what. The movie is basically about the ghost of a woman, dressed in black ...
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85 views

Anime about 3 vehicles merging

Very long shot and I apologise as I have next to no detail, it's an image thats stuck with me since I was a kid so it would have been early to mid 80's. I've tried searching for it before but as I ...
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105 views

What is this movie set during the American Civil War or post Civil War?

I'm thinking of a movie that was either set during the American Civil War or the post Civil War era. This movie could be a western....I just can't pinpoint where it came from. Could also be a TV show. ...
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Adventure 80s movie: Guy rescues his fiance from a teleporting castle

This is a tough one, as I have very limited info. It appears to be a forgotten adventure film from around the 80's. Guy's fiance/loved one is kidnapped by an evil wizard (not Tom Cruise/Legend!). ...
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129 views

Martial arts master fights different European experts?

I am trying to identify a movie. I could've sworn it was a movie about IP Man, but I have tried watching all the ones I could get my hands on and couldn't find it. All I remember about the movie ...
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63 views

Documentary about an atheist going back to his christian school?

I am trying to find a documentary about an atheist who goes back to his christian school. In the beginning of the documentary, there is a scene which shows many pictures of christians smiling, and the ...
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116 views

Who said “When you see 666 on the kid's head, you know there's going to be trouble”

I've been googling for two weeks and my head is just about to explode. I know I've heard this reference to the Omen trilogy somewhere. Someone says something like "When you see 666 on the kid's head, ...
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87 views

Chinese movie about a sword fighting playboy try to charm a widow

It is setup in ancient china where people carry swords. It is a tragedy/sad movie. It could be a Japanese movie, but this is unlikely. I do not know if it was Cantonese or mandarin. I saw it on SBS ...
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Pilots crash-landing in Australia, natives passing message over long distance

I dimly remember a movie I've seen on German Free TV in the 80's or possibly 90's, but which might have been older than that (but in color, not B/W). It's about two pilots surviving a crash landing ...
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TV villain armed missiles with open source

Help me recognize a tv-series or a movie, AND an open sourced project: The tv-series (or a movie) had a villain hacking a missile system of some sort. The program code was briefly shown on-screen, ...
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Disabled man feeds and spares the life of the bear who attacked him and caused his injury

I rented this DVD back in 2006 or 2007. Hollywood, color, English. There are two friends (an African American and a Caucasian) live together. The african american is disabled and uses a wheel chair. ...
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128 views

The sniper shooting across the river in the city

I'm looking for an English language movie from the 90s or 00s about a sniper shooting across a river in a city. I can remember that the scene of investigation was on the parking garage. Some ...
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129 views

Movie where the stranger licks toes of a girl in a bus

I'm looking for them movie which: I guess is some stupid comedy, but I remind the scene and I have to know; is English language movie from late 90'; there is the scene where the girl is traveling ...
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73 views

Post Apocalyptic film with androids living high in mountains & distinctive balloon sequence over end credits

Bit of a long shot but I can remember watching a movie on TV in the mid 90's about a post apocalyptic world (though it was quite green, so I think it took place long after the apocalypse). The story ...
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85 views

Comedy movie starring two male actors and with several completely different subjects

I have seen this movie about 15 years ago (though it's much older than that) and now I can't find it. The movie is a collection of several short movies where two male actors play the roles. They ...
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Movie (half real, half cartoon) from the 80s with a chasing horse and a teenager falling into a river [duplicate]

I barely remember this few hints, I saw it maybe 1983-1985. It starts as "real life" then turns into cartoon. I remember a horse chasing and a teenager falling into a river, then everything changes ...
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164 views

What movie is this set from?

While on a motorbiking trip across America in 2012, we had the good fortune to be taken to visit a movie set. We were not allowed onto the set itself as they were due to start filming soon after we ...
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Murderous truck driver chases two pranksters

I remember watching and really liking that American thriller film as a kid, but it was before I started using Internet, so I couldn't Google. It is about 2 guys in a car who have a radio equipment, ...
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58 views

Movie about life after death from all timezones with historic figures & steampunk boat?

I'm trying to find this movie about: A male character who's the star of the movie. He dies 'in real life' and then passes to the next life. The next life is some sort of world were all kinds of people ...
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87 views

New movie exploring life after death, similar to Flatliners

I saw a trailer for this movie quite recently, must have been last year (2015) so I figure this movie is really fresh still. All I can remember from the trailer is a bunch of guys, perhaps doctors ...
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63 views

Name of the movie set in New York City

I am searching for the name of this movie, where an Italian-American boy, son of a bus driver, befriends the leader of a local mob against his father's wish. I think the movie is set in New York City. ...
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Movie/TV series about two investigators finding a single time-travelling guy behind many terrorist attacks worldwide

My memory is a little rusty so this is all the info I have: There's a scene where a guy and a girl/lady is investigating a major incident (some sort of a terrorist attack). The guy or girl spreads ...
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child solves puzzle by spinning it [closed]

I am struggling to remember a movie where there is a scene, I want to say an adult, is trying to solve a puzzle. The get the balls in the holes at the same time kind. And I want to say it is a smart ...
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124 views

Horror Movie: Family Gets stranded in creepy town where people turn into monsters at night and won't let them leave?

I'm trying to remember the name of this movie I saw on TV. All I remember is that a family was driving and either their car broke down or they stopped for gas in this small kind of ghost-town in a ...
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78 views

Black and white war movie with a locomotive and sabotage

It's a war-time movie, filmed in black and white. There's a rail yard, and the "General's" pipe gets stuck down in the floor, to where the tracks control lever wouldn't move, and a train almost ...
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Illegal organ purchase gone wrong

I am looking for a movie where a male character either illegally buys, or has bought for him, an organ. The criminal operation is set up to happen in a warehouse - mostly empty, but with an operating ...
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77 views

Optometrist with deadly eye drops

I was telling my optometrist today about an old black and white movie on TCM that has a scene (I think it is the opening scene) of an optometrist that puts eye drops in someone's eyes saying: This ...
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137 views

A horror movie with a murderous cook/chef/cannibal

I've been trying to find the name of a horror movie for years. I feel like it was set in a hospital or asylum or some such and the patients escaped and were maybe taken over by a kind of fungus or ...
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143 views

Open brain surgery/torture scene?

I'm looking for the name of a horror movie I saw when I was young that left me scarred. The one scene I remember was a torture scene in which a patient is strapped into a seated position in an ...
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movie of a young guy chased by a gang enters a home for protection?

I saw only a part of a movie (from the 80's or 90's) where a young guy runs desperately for his live from a gang of violent boys and maybe also girls. He knocks a door many times till an old man opens ...