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Identifying a movie about witches running an orphange

I remember watching a film when I was a child in the 80's. I think it was a children's film, and was either British or American. A group of witches (I think three) running an orphanage or workhouse ...
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51 views

Early cryptography and spies movie

I remember seeing this Hollywood movie on tv. It takes place in late 50's or early 60's about an expert cryptographer who works for the US or UK government recruiting women for an office he directs ...
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549 views

Romantic Comedy Film About a Part-time Porn Actor/School Teacher

I remembered watching a comedy drama movie years ago. The only thing I remember is that the lead actress was a school teacher (may be kindergarten) who is also a part-time porn actress (I think) and ...
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112 views

Boy watching TV and an elephant or a rabbit teddy appears on the TV and says something

I've been trying to identify this movie for years. I remember watching a bit of it as a kid. I'm not sure if the genre is horror or not. The clip I remember is of a child, a boy I think, looking at ...
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87 views

Movie where man pays hitman to assassinate a work colleague but (due to mistaken identity) has his daughter killed instead

I can't remember the name of a movie I watched a number of years ago. There was a dad who was annoyed that his daughter (maybe it was Scarlett Johansen, not sure) was dating his office mate/boss, so ...
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76 views

Which Adaptation of Scooby Doo Is This?

I have been checking out the Scooby Doo adaptations, and remember watching hour long Scooby Doo episodes on weekends. To my knowledge, they were a part of the What's New, Scooby Doo? series, due to ...
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74 views

Fantasy movies; Harryhausen-esque, with warriors who magically generate from a mural

I was wondering if someone can help me identify a movie I saw from my childhood. It was a fantasy movie along the lines of a Harryhausen movie. A wizard or king has a young man to go on a journey ...
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126 views

Horror movie set in a classroom

In about 2006 I remember watching a trailer of a movie. I do not remember the title. I will try to describe it: It takes place in a classroom at a university. Somebody sits in chairs and in seconds ...
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98 views

Movie about a man who acquires wish-fulfilling perfume

I want to know the title of a movie. I think it's about perfume. A man who has bad luck in life buys a perfume from a woman in red dress. He is told to use perfume carefully. Perfume fulfills his ...
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82 views

Historic drama about a woman's affair with an Asian man - 2000/2010

I remember seeing a movie with my mother at the cinema, probably between 2000 and 2010. It was a long movie, kind of classic, drama romance. A love story between a white woman and an Asian man, I ...
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260 views

Movie where boy creates a portal to other dimension in garage

lately I watched a movie half asleep and can't remember the name; here is the plot: A boy builds a device in his garage and to finish it he needs a part of a car, he goes to a car-dump and while ...
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46 views

Swan drowns/almost drowns in a water wheel -old Animated movie -

My memory is so foggy on this but i remember watching it at a very young age. I feel like this scene is early on in the film but i'm not 100% sure on that. What i do remember is a small cottage with ...
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171 views

Identify this movie/telefilm featuring Heather Graham

I once watched a movie or telefim. Here are the details I remember: The main actress was Heather Graham. The story revolves around her. She wanted to be a music superstar, but working as a waitress ...
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39 views

Name For Old Movie [duplicate]

I was in high school (just!) in the late 70's, and around then I saw a film I would like the title of. The only details I can remember is that there were a large group of quite primitive people, and ...
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119 views

Old cavemen comedy movie in style of Mel Brooks

I remember watching this movie some time during the late eighties on VHS from video rental. While it was dubbed in German, I think its original language most likely was either English or Italian (from ...
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66 views

Help me find this movie! The protagonists: a woman that studied English lit. and a man that studies law but does not manage to pass the bar

It's an American movie which takes place in the suburbs. The two (see title) run into each other on a playground where they both take their kids. At first, they seemed to be friends only but then ...
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138 views

Movie with multiple love interests trying to work out who to marry

A guy wants to have everything though he doesn't need it (there's a scene where he holds up the board to buy something at auction and there's a man who doesn't want him buy because it's not ...
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73 views

Animated film with a kingdom of winged people

Someone help me figure out the name of this movie please; I'm going insane. In the beginning of it, it's this race of winged people living in a kingdom. Half the world is colourful and the other half ...
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165 views

Late 80s or early 90s anime\cartoon in space with slugs and pink tentacles

I'll do my best to remember everything I can - The very first scene is a father that is combining a crop, he is using a futuristic machine as this movie involves space, aliens, etc. The planet ends ...
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83 views

Chinese movie about 3 separated siblings, oldest brother joins the gang to get revenge for parent's death

I'm looking for the title of a Chinese movie I watched in 2003. Synopsis: There are 3 siblings (1 older brother, 1 sister and 1 younger brother) whose parents are killed by a gang? But the 3 siblings ...
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123 views

Martial arts film about female protagonists fighting an evil warlord

It's a Kung fu action movie; Girls fight an evil warlord/spy; Each girl has her name posted in the movie with a kind of background about her; A ninja weapon finds a way to recruit them together; ...
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107 views

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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91 views

90's American movie with capital punishment theme

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD In 1999 I saw on Italian TV (Italia1-Mediaset) an "old" American movie about capital punishment theme. A psycho-killer is captured by police, he killed the girl of a policeman ...
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46 views

Drama movie (late 80s/early 90s) about medical students reuniting after she learns she has a brain tumor [duplicate]

Girl and a boy meet at the university where they are both medical students. the boy is a musician too (a pianist) and they fall in love. The girl is very rich and we learn that her father is a lawyer. ...
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Post-apocalyptic movie with a man and his dog. Spends his time making traps for zombies

I think it was released in about 2011/2012. There is a man and a dog in an abandoned city, with skyscrapers and everything. I think he is trying to get to his family or something. In the city also ...
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196 views

An old horror movie where a young boy killed his parents

I am looking for an old movie. It is a movie where a young boy kills his family (I think his parents) and the story continues how he moved to the house where he lived when he was young and now another ...
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360 views

Movie where darkness kills you. Possibly ghosts?

I don't really remember how far back I watched it, but I'm almost sure it was in the early 2000's. It started with this little boy in his room and something strange was happening. He was afraid of ...
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326 views

Comedy about a red slime monster alien devouring a spaceship's crew

I saw a movie when I was about 5 years old, and the cartoonish antagonist in it became the monster under my bed. Here's what I remember: Saw it in circa 1983, probably on HBO; I don't think it ...
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82 views

Serial killer keeps women captive with a friend

What's this movie? It's about a man (I think he's a bit fat) and he has a mentally challenged partner in crime. In one scene the serial killer and his friend (I think his name is Newt or something) ...
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99 views

Movie title? Guy tired with his life goes on a journey

I only remember seeing trailer of this movie looong time ago, so my memories may be a little hazy. A guy (most likely a journalist), gets tired with his life and work. One day he gets an offer to ...
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322 views

Boxing movie with a hero recently released from prison

I don't remember any actors or exactly when the movie was released, but I remember seeing this movie on Netflix in 2013-2014. Movies was released between 2004-2015 I think the movie cover has some ...
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looking for the name of a movie I think in 90s, about a detective using a playing card, guarding a model [duplicate]

the detective has a sensitivity for white color, the model has attacked by her ex-boyfriend who shot her by a sniper but I didn't reach her, the ex-boyfriend spilled a milk on the detective in the ...
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37 views

What famous film was titled “Killer!” in the U.K., released 1969-70?

What famous film was titled "Killer!" in the U.K., released 1969-70? I'm thinking it might be either "The Conformist" or "Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion"...
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Movie about a girl being cursed (demonic?) she gets really attached to this church girl who ends up trying to drown her

The beginning starts out with this girl getting scared from her boyfriend in this creepy barn but they started making out and her dad comes up and takes her away and I think the car crashes and he ...
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Movie where one sister feeds a second one with sandwiches with earthworm

I'm looking for the movie which: was made in 80' (probably, I have seen it really long time ago), probably it was english language movie, I think one sister was paralyzed, and the second one took ...
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78 views

Family get lost and separated on trip

Saw this movie in late 90's/early 2000's. It was about a family - dad, 2 daughters and a son. One of the daughters was in the rebellious teens age and the son was in his early 20's I think. The other ...
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122 views

Comedy Movie with a Jewish Husband and a Black Wife

I want the title of this movie. There was a commercial in a movie "about a new movie that will come to theaters" that says "Nobody can stop them! Jew Husband and Black Wife." Wife will kill everybody ...
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83 views

Looking for the title of a movie where people can live in a body of another human

I'm looking for the title of a movie where the synopsis is a world where people can rent their bodies to other people. Generally, rich people can pay and transfer their soul in another body to live ...
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155 views

Movie with murderer in apartment building playing loud music?

I am looking for the following movie. Maybe some of you saw it. There was a guy who moved into an apartment building. One night there was loud music from another apartment, so he dialled the number ...
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114 views

An animated romantic movie in space about soldiers

I saw a Sci-Fi space adventure animation movie (English dubbed probably) in February-March 2008. The movie was in space, where humans (soldiers) fight against an evil guy from another planet. The ...
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300 views

Movie about people invited to an island where one is a killer

I am looking for the title for a movie where a group of people (that may have been friends) have been invited to an island. Soon they are killed one at a time. They've suspect that the killer is one ...
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101 views

Movie about a psychic teenage girl going to haunted house

When I was a kid, I always watched my mother's collection of horror movies when she wasn't home. I remember one particular movie about a group of people (including a psychic teenage girl who doesn't ...
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123 views

Is this a Lemony Snicket movie?

I remember seeing this movie and possibly reading a book where a brother and a sister for some reason come into this big house on the edge on the cliff I also remember boy going down the stairs down ...
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107 views

Need help, cannot find this movie!

I watched a movie on cable (most likely on IFC or Sundance, but possibly another paid movie channel) sometime between 2004 and 2006. I watched it, along with "House of Spirits" a few times back to ...
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Scary movie from the late 90s/early 2000s, 2 young girl ghosts, a tall man, and Thomas Edison ghost box

I remember seeing a scary movie on TV a bunch of times but can't remember the title. I remember this family moves into a new home near some woods. Their young son starts drawing on the walls of two ...
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47 views

Car stopped on side of road, passengers threatened with being shot if they try to get out of the car or call for help

So I only remember seeing the trailer for this movie, it was fairly new, definitely in the 2000s most like 2010 or later. In the trailer this family or friends is driving along a road when something ...
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77 views

Captured arabian man tells his magical story

As a child, probably somewhere around 1994, I remember seeing a movie on TV with an old Arabian setting. It included a man who was supposedly captured by a group of others who was forced to tell them ...
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Foreign movie with angels that pull a lever to stop time

I saw this movie a long time ago, I think on IFC - I just remember an angel stopping time by pulling a steam-punk kind of lever. Driving me crazy for years, please help! I think it was in black and ...
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91 views

Foreign movie with a boiling pan bath scene

I saw a movie perhaps 5 or 10 years ago that I remember to be really good, but I do not remember its title any more. The only thing I remember about it is that it had a funny scene in which 2 ...
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98 views

Teenager picked up a radio signal from space that was trying to warn people of earth that the sun was going supernova

I remember watching a movie years ago about a teenager in Cali that picked up a radio signal from space that was trying to warn people of earth that the sun was going supernova. So he listened, he and ...