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Crime-fighting insomniac who wears a bullet-proof trenchcoat

I remember watching this movie a long time ago, sometime in the 90s. All I can remember clearly about it is that this guy is an insomniac and never sleeps but at night he goes out and fights crime in ...
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250 views

Gangster movie about a group of orphans under the care of a priest

A group of poor orphan boys are under care of a priest. Some of the elders of this group join the gangsters in robbing a bank and make some of wishes of the younger's true (buy them clothes, ball ...
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988 views

Psychological thriller in which the verse “My father was a penny” keeps recurring on a wall?

I dont recall much of that movie except that it was a psychological thriller, and a verse was scribbled on a dilapidated wall. In one scene, the villain impersonates a nurse and escapes from the ...
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595 views

Trying to find a movie with fantasy religion-based world

I am trying to locate a movie that I saw only a few scenes to while recovering from some injuries. If I am remembering correctly, the protagonist exists in a society where everyone has a religion, ...
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441 views

Kids movie about a kleptomaniac girl with a fear of fire and an abusive piano teacher

Somewhere in the late 70s to early 80s. I remember a movie that I enjoyed (though apparently not enough to remember) that featured a girl somewhere in the age range of 10-14. She is very bright and ...
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123 views

Old sci-fi film with submarine like Vehicle

I saw these movie before some 15 years ago and don't remember much of anything. I only have glimpse of it, of what I remember is as follows. Movie is set up in submarine like vehicle, extremely huge ...
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298 views

Early '90s horror/thriller movie/tv show - guy's head and arm trapped by closing electric car window

From a young age, early nineties, I've always remembered quite vividly a couple of scenes from what I 'think' was a movie (I was young so could have made it up although that's unlikely as it scared ...
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350 views

Obscure movie about orphans forced to work in mill/factory

This movie has bugged me for years, I watched it on television a couple times (perhaps Disney channel but perhaps HBO) in the very early 90's. I was a young child and it sort of disturbed me. I ...
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393 views

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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326 views

An “older” movie about a man stealing a dead man's identity

All I remember about the movie is that a man in a hotel in Africa (I think) takes the identity of a man that he finds dead next door. The man doesn't realize that people are looking for the man whose ...
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141 views

Journalist moves to the island of his ancestors

I've been trying to find this movie where a journalist moves to an island where his ancestors are from. I don't remember if he is investigating something. There's a very great scene, a flashback ...
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483 views

Female lead learns martial arts from an android

Looking for an older most likely 1990's science fiction movie that has a female lead who learns martial arts from an android. I remember the movie was set in post apocalyptic world and had a bit of a ...
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56 views

Journalist's daughter is on the run to U.S from a country at civil war

I watched a movie a decade back. I never got the name of movie, but I liked it lot. Can someone help me with the movie name? It was not an English language film. A journalist's daughter is on the ...
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101 views

Looking for this movie involving treasure

I think it was pirate treasure. Ok, here are the plot points that I can remember or vaguely remember The film was made in the 1990's (or maybe very early 2000's), I am not sure though if it was for ...
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375 views

Movie about a group of people waking up in a room, knowing that one or more of them are killers which must be eliminated

My wife and I watched this last year, so it's 2014 or older, but probably from the 21st century. It was a live-action English-language film, probably from the United States. A group of people wake up ...
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250 views

What is the short in which a man has a nightmare complete with broken physics?

It's been at least two years now since bits of a movie short started echoing around in my head and I'd like to get them out. I've searched using every term I can think of and can't root out the clip. ...
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300 views

A movie with a spacechip whose crew contained robots disguised as humans

This is about a movie I haven't seen myself, but which I only got told about. Moreover, the person who told me about it is no longer alive, so I cannot ask for more details. I remembered what I got ...
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491 views

Hitchhiker killer movie

I remember seeing this movie as a child in the 80s so it's probably a 70's movie. A guy picks up a hitchhiker and ends up murdering him/her (can't remember), to dispense of the body he puts her in a ...
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348 views

A man finds some wrapping paper and gives it as a present to his daughter

I'm looking for a cartoon (might be Disney but I'm not sure). I watched it some time ago but I don't remember it's title. It's a story about a piece of wrapping paper. At the beginning a girl from a ...
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279 views

Woman living in an apartment taking self-portraits everyday (from 1990 to 2005)

And then suddenly there's this monster who hates the flash and the woman uses it to escape the monster... and by self-portraits.. it's like a Polaroid/instax thingy. So she had to go away and then at ...
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630 views

Underground fist fighting, alienated brothers

Can someone please help me identify this? I hope to be able to provide sufficiently detailed information about this movie I'm looking for (I'm guessing it's a psychological drama). I have been trying ...
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620 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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What is the name of this (Prince of pearl?) movie?

It's an old movie released somewhere in 90's and the language probably not English, seen it on TV. I remember the name as Prince of pearl but I cant find the movie by that name Language is not ...
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280 views

Old horror movie, few stories in one movie?

Horror film that contained few, probably unrelated stories (I am not sure if it was 3 or 4 stories). I watched it around 1998, but it seemed to be pretty old back then. It wasn't Creepshow. Might have ...
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238 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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Do you know the name of this ghost town movie?

I've been trying to find out the name of a direct to tv movie I watched on cable some years ago, I didn't catch the name of the movie at the time but the plot is something like this: A family of ...
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978 views

Stalker thriller movie from 80s

Hi I'm trying to trace a film from the 1980s. A woman is being stalked by someone. Phone calls etc. I'm almost sure he's a murderer and is taking out her close friends and family one by one. During ...
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432 views

1950s Sci-Fi involving a strange box that transports a boy to a different world

I'm looking for the name of a black and white 1950s science fiction movie... it starts out with a man who finds a small black box with a little cone on one side at a construction site dig. A little ...
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348 views

Trying to find a movie from the '80s about warriors put on an island to fight for their country instead of war

As I remember of the story line, each country would send their champion to jungle island to fight it out in a 'winner take all' battle with other country's champions instead of their respective ...
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767 views

Strange and haunting Science Fiction Film

What is the name of this movie: Possibly filmed in the 70's or 80's, sort of like the movie Silent Running in that it has a greenhouse filled with lots of plants. I only remember the ending of the ...
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87 views

Old Russian or Soviet-era cartoon movie about a servant, a prince and a princess

I’d appreciate any help remembering the title of an old Russian or Soviet-era cartoon movie. The story is about a prince and his servant, who go on an adventure to rescue a princess from a dragon. ...
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90s British indie movie set in house in woods

This is what I remember: I watched it on VHS in the 90s. I think it was probably released in the mid-90s. A group of young Brits, maybe college students, go to a house in the woods for a weekend. A ...
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237 views

Kids movie about kids kept as slaves in an underground cave, monsters all around, on HBO?

I'm trying to find a movie I saw as a kid. It was a kids movie, pretty cheesy I think, about a kid who was on his way to the store to buy something (for his father maybe?) and winds up in an ...
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217 views

Kung fu movie which ends by alien pierced on a pole and his blood is liquid metal?

I just remembered I saw a king-fu/martial arts movie when I was a kid (now I am 29) where the hero searches to uncover some secret and ends up accidentaly killing an alien, who looks like a human when ...
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Help me remember a black and white movie with a song that became a jazz standard

This was a black and white "B" or "C" film of the 40s or 50s. It was known for introducing a song that became a jazz standard. A 25 to 30 year old man is singing a song to a 10 to 12 year old girl ...
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Homeless woman abandons young daughter

A woman loses her home. She is homeless and pregnant, she births a baby girl. She tries to raise it but in the end she buys her a necklace and tells her she's gonna get sandwiches and leaves her. The ...
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A horror movie from the 60s, egg-like object

My mother asked me to help her identify a movie she would like to rewatch. Her memory of it is sketchy at best though. The movie was released sometime in the 60s, it was in color and it was probably ...
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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 and it 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 ...
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90's/2000's movie involving a elderly cleaning lady and a blonde rocker styled character

US or UK made From what I can remember from the blonde guy, he wore a leather jacket, and had a wild medium length hair wearing a head band. I can't remember if he was American or British. Story ...
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Comedy about guy who tries to get a girl with a pink Volkswagen with big dots

I think this is french movie from the 70s (or early 80s). The main character is a guy, road runner, who tries to get a girl during the whole movie. Girl acts all the time like she is not interested. ...
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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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Film has the people from commercials and the main characters are just regular people

I'm looking for a film where in the everyday folks are the very incapable people from commercial land and our heros are just normal people who can do the simple things that the folks in TV land can ...
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Can't think of this movie which has aliens and a planetary colony in it

I am trying to remember the title of a certain movie which I THINK was made before the 2000's, probably the 90's. Though I am not entirely sure. I can vaguely remember parts of the movie, which I ...
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660 views

Thriller movie with woman afraid to leave her apartment

I watched it in the 90's on TV, the movie was most probably from the 80's. It was in colour and I'm quite sure it was American. The protagonist was a young woman, living alone in a big city and ...
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Stranded writer has his leg hobbled by a woman

There was a movie about a man, a famous writer, who broke his leg in a snowstorm, and was given shelter in the "boondocks" by a woman. The storm lasted about a week, during which time the writer's leg ...
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Seemingly tall man answers door but he's actually short

I'm trying to identify an 80's comedy that has a sketch in it along the following lines: A gent approaches a timber door, either at a castle or a large wooden factory door, he taps on it and a high ...
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Man's daughter is kidnapped for sex business and he goes for a revenge

In this movie, a husband and a wife who are separated, permit their daughter to go to Paris with her girl friend. Dad's a retired agent of some army section of the United States and has some very ...
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A man marries and meets his two aunts, who have killed 12 men and buried them in the cellar

The plot is: A man who has many objections against marriage, gets married, and after that goes to his aunts house. There they meet. But his aunts have killed 12 men and have buried them all in the ...
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Hollywood movie with a girl who stays with her family after her murder

I saw one Hollywood movie in 2012, in this movie one family has two girl and one boy. They go to school every day. One elder girl gets a camera as a gift or buys it on her birthday (I don't remember ...
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756 views

Movie where guy is solicited by young teen prostitute and he ends up raising her?

Movie where guy is solicited by young teen prostitute and he ends up raising her? He first sees her with another potential client; she either already has or gets a black eye and tries to have sex ...