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End of the world movie

Does anyone know the name of this Movie?. Basic plot is a virus kills nearly everyone but some survivors are in Antarctica I think. There is an earthquake predicted in USA which will trigger nuclear ...
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164 views

Movie where two small kids see an alien; then see them again as adults

I remember a movie from somewhere in the late 70's to early 80's where there were two kids that saw an alien or possibly just a space ship. They meet again as adults in the same place and see them ...
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Film about a family whose house is occupied by soldiers?

I once saw a film about a Palestinian Family whose house was occupied by Israeli soldiers. I can't remember much else about the film, does anyone know what it was called?
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Sci-Fi Movie Where Crewman Gets Space Based Burial

A space movie with a scene in which a crewman dies and is placed in a shell-like coffin, then 2 other crewmen take the coffin outside the spacecraft and push the coffin off into outer-space. The ...
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Disney character using magic to help/save another character

I'm sorry for the vague title. My memory is likewise very vague. This morning, I suddenly remembered a scene from an old Disney movie (I'm not 100% sure if it really was from Disney, but I'm very ...
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256 views

Writer who writes a story realizes that it is being lived by some person

I'm trying to identify a film which I cannot recall completely, its about a writer who writes a story and realizes that it is lived by another person (a girl). He happens to meet her somewhere, and ...
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Guy and girl meeting for the first time alongside a bus stop

The movie starts with I think a guy and a girl meeting accidently for the first time alongside a bus stop on the road or something. I think "bus" was involved. I also think the guy went behind the ...
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172 views

Ashton Kutcher lookalike gets his brother a job as a janitor

It was probably made within the last 5 years, I cant figure out for the life of me what it was called or where I saw it. But this was the plot/summary... It's with a guy that looks a lot like Ashton ...
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Scientist transfers his memory and consciousness into a robot

I recently saw a trailer where this guy I'm assuming to be a scientist has been working on a robot/cyborg. He finds out that his health is failing and that people want to use his work for a purpose he ...
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289 views

Fat Cowboy, a Skinny Cowboy, and a Prostitute

It was around 1995 that I watched this cowboy movie. It think it was not very popular and not a high grade movie. I just want to watch it again because that was the first cowboy movie that I watched. ...
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Movie about 4 friends, three of them live together

This has been bugging me for sometime now. Netflix put an independent college movie streaming last year in the fall and I watched it a ton, checked back a month later, gone and it hasn't appeared in ...
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Man points to suicide jumper in black and white old clip?

I hope this is the right place for this question: I recall watching a movie where there was an old black and white clip (perhaps a home video within a movie?) where someone was standing near a large ...
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Boy taken in by woman whose husband is away on business

I saw part of a non-English movie that I would like to track down and see the end of. Here are the elements I can recall (some might be a bit wrong, it was along time ago - the 90s AFAIR): A brown ...
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Peter Lorre playing a young WW II flyer

So, I have this image seared in my memory of Peter Lorre playing a young WW II flyer, in which a flack explosion goes off, he covers his face with his hands and screams: "My lamps! My lamps are out!" ...
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Cop gains a psychic link to a monster/alien after it scratches him

I am looking for a movie I saw where a cop has gained a psychic link to this monster/alien after it scratched him. In it another detective is skeptical until it scratches him too and then he becomes a ...
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Heist movie involving an invaluable bust or urn

Help identify an old movie where the twist at the end involves a "one off" bust/urn? which has being handed to someone who opens a cupboard and places it with an identical 6 or so others on shelves. ...
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Film finale ends with rooftop standoff where hero is forced to choose who to sacrifice

I'm pretty sure this is the ending from a film, but there is a chance it may be a TV series instead, hence the extra tag. This is a film seen recently, set in modern day America. All I can remember ...
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199 views

Brother and sister find a fantasy world and try to help save it

I am looking for a movie from the 70s or 80s about two children that are brother and sister that find a fantasy world and try and help save it with the help of this creature. They need a wizard's help ...
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Guard lets inmate out at night to meet a girl

My brother has asked me to try and find a movie about a prison inmate that is trusted by the guard. He is allowed out each night and after a while he meets/or has a relationship with a girl who he ...
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Richard Pryor movie with a helicopter and a hospital

Richard Pryor somehow ends up running a hospital for the night and all hell breaks loose. By the end he had a helicopter blowing air into the main entrance
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Little girl wishes to ride hot air balloon / mom died of cancer

Girl's mom dies of cancer. Her husband is left a single parent struggling to balance work and family. Her dad was what I remember a construction worker building houses. At the end of the movie her dad ...
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Farming family goes to a combine harvester demolition derby

A movie shot in a country farm setting. Probably Texas or something similar. Farming family goes to a combine harvester demolition derby. I can't remember much more. I watched it in late 80's early ...
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Alien invasion and a town surrounded by an invisible barrier

I remember seeing a movie on TV several times and it may have been a "made for TV" movie. Roughly between 1994 and '98 give or take a couple of years. Seeing Stephen King's new "Under the Dome" ...
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At the end a couple rips through the advertisements surrounding them

Identify a movie where at the end, a couple rips through the advertisements surrounding them in a dystopian city, and escapes into a beautiful countryside outside the walls that has been forgotten by ...
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A weekend of survival in Chicago in an RV

A couple of buddies are heading outta town without the wives. They rent an RV for the weekend and load up. They end up getting lost in the bad part of town and spend the whole night trying to escape ...
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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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European movie where human heads attached to animal bodies

A young college student, who is down and out on his luck, hitches a ride with a couple weird doctors. They offer him cash if he agrees to let the dr's use him for medical experiments for the weekend. ...
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Nick Nolte or Gary Busey lookalike who lives in a warehouse and is a bounty hunter

This movie starts out with a convenience store being robbed in a desert setting. This bounty hunter(a Nolte or Busey lookalike) comes in and shoots the store up with a sawed off shot gun. I believe he ...
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Bonnie and Clyde like movie with teenagers?

I'm looking for a bonnie and clyde like movie with two teenagers, 90s film. Teenage boy and girl robbing banks, all i remember is the girl shoots a cop at a convenience store and flips out. and it ...
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Movie about aliens attacking the earth with an invisible net

Aliens attacking the earth by creating some sort of invisible net that absorbs humans inside. The Military tries to bombard and put missiles to stop the net..but it also just goes inside without any ...
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Man looks out of the window and sees a man kill himself

I can only remember one scene of a (possibly thriller) movie that I would like to watch again. The scene could be described as: A man looks out of his apartment window and sees another man at a ...
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Planet starts to mimic Earth

I need your help identifying a movie. If I recall correctly it was about some cosmonauts being stranded on a distant planet where something they assumed was a plant started to mimic Earth lifeforms. ...
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A Meticulous Killer is Killed by His Daughter

A meticulous killer is training his replacement/protege but really is setting him up, his daughter is also home from college because of a murder there and it turns out she has his same disease or ...
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Woman out to get revenge on men who killed her kid

I remember watching this movie when I was a little kid (though, I probably shouldn't have). The title had something to do with dragons, but the movie itself did not. The movie was about a woman who ...
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Someone flying through the air and onlookers watching below [closed]

I vaguely remember a movie (I believe it is animated) where someone is flying through the air and onlookers are watching below. One person says: "She's not gonna make it!" and someone else ...
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Australian comedy movie where a guy has house near airport

I think the movie should be somewhere between late 80's and early 90's. I watched this movie in my friend's netflix account. The guy has three sons and a daughter, and one son would be in jail. They ...
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Has Thomas Mann's The Magic Mountain/Der Zauberberg ever been made into a movie? If not, why not? [closed]

The title pretty much tells it; Thomas Mann's The Magic Mountain/Der Zauberberg is one of the best books I've ever read and, in the right hands, could make a masterpiece of a movie. Has anybody ever ...
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Movie in which Bruce Lee's character is played (used) as an inspirer & trainer?

I know this couldn't work better, but I definitely need some help. This movie is about an American college teenager who lost his parents in childhood. He loves Bruce Lee as his god. He often gets ...
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Identify this film about a couple who escape from the police down a waterfall

There's a girl in an all-girls school, or perhaps a convent. One night they have some kind of dance, and get to dance with these men, who I seem to remember are convicts, seems a bit strange though. ...
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Asian movie (I think) - best friends end up having to kill each other

It's a live action movie, most likely Asian. One of the friends is Korean, and the other is Japanese. They are best friends. One of them has a daughter who, in one of the scenes, is running in the ...
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Villain tracks henchmen chasing hero through a maze/labyrinth

I'm trying to ID a movie that I had caught the end of as a child. The specific scenes that I remember are a cat-and-mouse exchange between the protagonist and a couple of henchmen in a giant, ...
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Identify a film about a kidnapped child returning to his mother as an adult

Any help with the below would be well appreciated! It is an American live action film. I watched it on TV in the UK in the 80s. I don't think it had a theatre release. There were no famous actors ...
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Fake German postwar hospital to trick allied soldier into revealing secrets

I would like to identify a probable 70's movie about a captured allied soldier. The German captors set up a fake hospital away from the city, complete with ingenious and very convincing details. The ...
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Zombie Movie where girl realizes that zombie apocalypse happened

I saw this movie a few years ago and don't remember much about it, but I'll try my best. Pretty sure it was an indie film on Netflix. This college-aged girl wakes up after being knocked out (tried to ...
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Movie about a girl who can make everthing real

I don't remember the movie name, but it had something like this story line. Girl joins a boy high school, she races joins a race that's meant for boys only. Then she becomes friend of a boy. Both ...
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Circus setting with a high wire act over a wooden bed of swords

Timeframe I was somewhere around 8-12 years old, which would be in the 1974-1978 span, the movie would possibly be older since it was on television at the time, and shot in black and white. (Of ...
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Soldier returning unexpectedly from war

I'm trying to find a (tv?) movie from the late 70s or early 80s. As I recall it, a woman and her young son are not expecting their husband/father to return from the (Vietnam?) war as he has been ...
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Characters break through the animation frame and chase each other across motion picture frames

I'm looking to identify an old cartoon (from the 1930s or 1940s, I think, based on the style) that had the characters breaking through the animation frame and chasing each other across the motion ...
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Protagonist smuggles swords through an airport in a case filled with clay

I saw this movie when I was very young, and remember bits and pieces that are largely unsearchable. It has sentimental value to me, and I'd love to watch it again as an adult. The main guy in the ...
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He loses his sense of touch while trying to have sex

The man sometimes loses some of his 5 senses or sometimes some of them gets a bit boosted and is incapable of getting his penis erected. Some of the scenes i know. like his sense of sight gets boosted ...