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17 year old borrows car without permission and gets into an accident

I need some help in finding this movie: it's a comedy from the 90s about a young guy (17-ish) who takes the car of a family member without permission. I know that the main character is a quite well ...
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1k views

Horror movie where a group of friends were killed in sleep

I watched it perhaps around 2008. It was a horror film. In the movie, a group of friends (2 girls and 3 boys maybe) got killed in a remote house probably in woods. They were lured there by an old man ...
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520 views

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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288 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 etc.)...
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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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1k 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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482 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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49 views

Some sort of frequency outbreak is turning people into static silhouettes

I remember a girl in some post apocalyptic camp. She finds a mobile phone, which are forbidden because there is some kind of outbreak that is turning people into some sort of static silhouette. She ...
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126 views

Students find a book with rituals and drawn to another world

The movie is basically about a group of students, I think studying psychology, who finds a book of one of the past professors. Some fragments: Basically research said: do this ritual and they get ...
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80 views

Pre-2006 movie/series about a kidnapping with a character possibly named China

Pre-2006, color, originally watched on TV (could have been on a cable channel like Lifetime but not sure), think it's a movie, but could also be TV show, English, USA Stuff that I'm more sure of: ...
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294 views

Old cartoon where a boy with a skeleton friend in a baseball cap battles monsters

Ok, I know this is a longshot, but I hope that somebody out there is able to help me. What I want to know is if anybody has ever heard of this. It is either a TV show or movie that I'm about to ...
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174 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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1k 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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352 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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712 views

Horror Ghost Movie; Water dripping from basement knob

Well I've been trying to get the name of this movie for years. It aired on TV in Canada at least 5 years ago. Here goes: I think the movie may or may not have "lakehouse" in the title. The movie ...
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425 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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364 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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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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516 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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65 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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142 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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195 views

Looking for the title of a horror movie

I am looking for the title of this horror movie that I saw when I was a kid. I am pretty sure that the movie is not later than 2005. What I can remember: The story is about a man who had an affair ...
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271 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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322 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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590 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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389 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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292 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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713 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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460 views

Tobasco ice-cream and air warriors in an (Anime?) animated movie?

When I was a child, we rented a children's movie one day from Jumbo Video during the 1980's. My mother slept through it, but my sister and I watched it. It was definitely animated, and may have been ...
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239 views

90s kids TV Movie about finding valuable artifact or treasure

Been trying to remember this one for a little while now. Have attempted a few times to find this online but have had little to no luck. Estimated year of film: 90s Setting: Coastal region America / ...
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149 views

Post-apocalyptic TV movie from the '70s or '80s

I can't remember the name of this TV movie. Does anyone remember it? It starts out in the present (which was the '70s or '80s when the movie came out), and a reporter or researcher is driving in his ...
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1990s/early 2000s movie about wizards on an island in a lake

This film is about wizard or apprentices and was made in the late 1990s or early 2000s. It's about some sort of wizard or a school of wizards on an island in a lake. A conflict starts because the ...
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214 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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118 views

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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375 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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977 views

A movie with a time machine which is being used to stop the crime

It's a Hollywood movie. I have seen it 5-6 years ago and now I don't remember its name or cast. The plot was something like this: there is a department with a time machine. They use this machine to ...
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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 4(...
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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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486 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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428 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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866 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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112 views

Movie about a man in Germany who is in legal trouble

I want to find a movie I partially and uninterestedly watched some years ago. For some reason I've been thinking compulsively about it in the last few months and want to see it again. The details in ...
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158 views

Horror movie about a family in a forest escaping a plague

I'm looking for a movie that takes place in an apocalyptic scene. There is a disease that is spreading that causes people to go absolutely insane, but without knowing it. A family is trying to ...
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122 views

Movie with an old mansion and a corridor of hands holding torches

This is a color film I saw somewhere before 1995. I would say it was in English and the production date was around the late 70's\80's. The only scene I can remember in this film is when one of the ...
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64 views

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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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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322 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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328 views

Late 90s / early 2000 European Thriller / Horror involving an Internet Predator?

Looking for a late 90s / early 2000 European Thriller / Horror involving an Internet Predator. What I remember is; This aired on SBS in the early 2000s, and I remember it being fairly new looking at ...
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553 views

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 ...