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90's early 2000 movie about students kidnapping their teacher

I'm trying to identify a movie, hope that I can help you help me. The plot revolves around some highschool mature looking kids (a group that includes both girls and boys) who kidnap their teacher ...
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Man who answers a ringing payphone is told about a imminent nuclear attack on North America

Midnight, small diner in a large city, possibly Chicago or New York, an adult male sits and drinks his coffee. A couple others in coffee shop going about their business. He pays for his coffee and ...
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A movie about getting to a fake utopian planet / virtual environment

A movie about getting to a utopian planet that found out to be a fake one, instead the people were connected to a machine, that took them to a virtual environment, that had the name of the said ...
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Identify this movie where a woman is backing away from a rat-like creature?

I think it's a common one - I've certainly seen it several times before. This movie has a short clip of a black and white film where a woman is seen (who may have locked herself in a laundry room - ...
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Trying to identify a martial arts movie where one team hand their medals to the other team

This was a martial arts movie, I remember that it was team-based: members of teams fight against each other one-on-one and win points for their team, the points determine the winning team in the end. ...
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Man admits guilt but recants it, leading to investigation and legal struggle

Premise: A man kills his wife, who has been cheating on him. Man is arrested by a policeman, with whom the wife had the affair. Man admits guilt to the policeman. Upon further questioning, the man ...
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Old movie about an immortal man who saves a young girl

Ok, this is a long shot considering that I don't remember very much at all about this movie. I watched it with my parents like 10 years ago but I've always wondered what movie it was. I only ...
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Movie with different stories about the Ten Commandments

I would like to ask if somebody knows a movie about the ten commandments in which each commandment connects to one story of different people and they all talk to a black guy about their problems and ...
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Woman follows a man with a special camera around the world

This may be a movie from the 80s or 90s. The movie starts with the main actress driving her car, I believe somewhere in Italy, and she rides out of the city. On some mountain she crashed with some ...
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Western about a sheriff with a tin star made by children

There are many westerns about reluctant sheriffs, including "The Tin Star," but the one I am looking for has a star that children made for the sheriff, misspelled if I recall correctly. Like usual ...
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Black and white science fiction movie with aliens and dome

I saw this science fiction a long time ago. I recall a light plane having to land. The pilot and a woman struggling to survive in a town that has had some kind of dome placed over it. I recall ...
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Heist movie where a guy uses camouflage and fails

This movies dates before 2000. It is about a heist, if I recall correctly, a diamond is the objective. The particular scene I remember is one guy using a camouflage to blend with the floor of the ...
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Chip implants in humans and an encrypted cube

I remember some scene when someone connects to a computer and put on some glasses and gets some 3d interface or something like that. I think I remember some kind of cube that he tries to open as some ...
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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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A mother takes her children to a buffalo farm

This movie was from around I saw in 2004 or 2005 (English/Hollywood). There was a main protagonist, although I can't remember what he looked like. But there was this other lady (single parent) she ...
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313 views

Movie about a guy/killer living in a hidden bathroom in a newly occupied house

What I remember about this movie is: It was made more than 20-30 years ago. I think the guy/killer lived in the whole house at first but for some reason the house needed to be sold and he wanted to ...
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679 views

Family trapped underground/another dimension and forced to play a game show

OK, I'm looking for this movie for a long time now but I don't remember much of it, I've seen it when I was a kid and it's stuck in my brain ever since. Now, here is what I remember: A family (I know ...
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Movie where a mom sees her daughter on the stairs, but then realizes that she has just drowned in the lake behind their house

I'm trying to find the name of a movie I watched as a kid. I think it's either a late 80's or early 90's movie. It was like a ghost story or haunted house type movie. There is one scene in particular ...
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Identifying a post-apocalyptic movie, perhaps about a world with no women, containing a memorable scene

I am building up a collection of movies based in the future and there's one I saw about 20 years ago. However, I do not know how old the movie was when I saw it, so the best I can tell you is that it ...
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Movie about idyllic town being “generated” by a person, sinkholes appear when she's not concentrating

I probably watched this movie about 10+ years ago, language was English. I'm not sure if I've remembered all of this entirely correctly. Movie starts out with the main character growing up in this ...
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272 views

A young punk gets mentored by a classy old gentlemen

I've been trying for ages to find the title of a film that I watched once when I was a child. The story, as I remember it, goes like this: A relatively young, 20-30-ish guy, very hot-headed, but with ...
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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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People skipping between dimensions encounter an alien monster

In this movie, the title was one word I believe but could be wrong. There is a scene with a girl and a guy who ends up on a spaceship (through being transported/teleported through space/time/...
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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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Science fiction movie about a mystery spaceship which can be alive

I remember a movie that was on TV a few times when I was a teenager. I just can't seem to find it anymore on any of the lists of sci-fi movies from the 60's, 70's, 80's. Maybe anyone here can help. ...
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Animated apocalyptic sci-fi movie from the 70's or early 80's

Every few years I make an attempt to find information about this barely-remembered show that I saw. I was probably around 6 years old, and lived in South Africa at the time, for what that helps. ...
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Black & White time travel movie that ends with a repeating time loop

I am looking for a black and white science fiction movie that I watched a couple of times on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon in the early to mid 1960's on local Los Angeles television. The movie was ...
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Time travel movie with a spinning time machine

I've been looking for a long time for the name of a (probably) made-for-TV movie involving a time travel machine that spun like a small carousel, with a teenage boy and girl sitting on it. After ...
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Man and daughter marooned on planet until she is kidnapped

I've been trying to recollect what movie or (mini series) I watched in the 90s. It may have been made before the 90s, I'm not sure. In any case, it was about a man and his pre-teen daughter. They ...
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Movie where butler walks down the wall and shouts at woman

A long time ago I saw this scene of a movie, that I would like to find again. It is some sort of comedy, or at least contains comedic surreal elements. I would guess the film is from somewhere ...
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Film\TV series with two teams (of students?); One tries mental torture techniques on the other

I remember only this; There was a film or TV series that had two teams (possibly male students?) that were pitted against each other. One team has been given information (a location I believe) and the ...
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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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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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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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Movie from late 80s or early 90s about troublesome teenage girl

I remember catching only a snippet of this movie but am hoping someone can identify it. In the part I saw, a teenage girl gets caught up in a fight at school. I think someone deliberately provoked ...
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Fat guy fed repeatedly with luxurious food

I am trying to locate a scene I've seen many years ago. In this scene a pretty obese dude is visiting a thin, shrew-looking man, and they are sitting across from each other at a table. The thin man ...
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Ceiling moving down, character trapped inside room, tries to escape

I saw this when I was young, and I only remember this scene: Someone in a dark apartment wakes up after a nap and notices that the ceiling starts to move slowly down. The person panics, wants to jump ...
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Help find mistaken identity, home invasion, hostage, murder movie

I'm trying to remember the name of an American movie (in English) where a maid working for rich people tries on homeowners' clothes upstairs (maybe used the pool first?), after the owners leave, (...
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Movie where older guitar player assesses that younger guitar player needs more soul

I've never seen the movie I'm asking about... but someone showed me a clip from it a few years ago. I thought it would be easy to re-find, but keyword searches regarding guitars and producers didn't ...
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Asian/Japanese found footage horror movie from 2000s with young women and a male ghost hunter

I'm looking for a movie I saw a couple years ago and cannot for the life of me remember the name or find it online. I'm positive that it was a horror film (I think it was a found footage movie) from ...
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What's the title of this German movie about a couple moving in to a new house? [closed]

It's a German drama about a young couple that is moving into a new house. The man is kinda short and has a mustache, the girl is pretty. The man's brother and another female friend is joining for a ...
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An old horror movie about man-eating, underground dwelling creatures, beneath a mansion

As a kid (about 20 years ago) I watched a horror movie about a family (or maybe a couple, not sure) where the man inherited a mansion in the countryside from his passed away uncle I think and they all ...
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Please help identify this TV series/movie from the '90s - pirates, tropical island, sailing

I'm looking for an adventure live action TV series, mini series or movie from mid '90s. The plot is set in older days (maybe 19th century). I remember a tropical island and blue seas. The main ...
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Looking for a underground horror movie

I can't find a movie I have seen somewhere in the 90's. I think the movie originated somewhere between 1985 and 1992. I have clear memories of it. It's been around 20-24 years since I've seen it. The ...
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Movie with a bomb triggered by a musical phrase played by an orchestra

I've been trying to recall the title-described movie for days now, and I can't quite place it. It's action/thriller, as I recall, I think with either some mistaken-identity regarding the main ...
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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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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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Movie in which a crime lord executes hencemen in his office

I've had these particular scenes in my head for years but I'm curious as to what movie they came from, I must have seen it at least 15 years ago. If a henchman messed up in someway he would be ...
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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 ...