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1990s sci-fi/horror film or episode where device lets women look into an underwater parallel dimension

I believe this was from 1990s because I recall the images being sleek, like the re-make of Outer Limits. Not grainy. Not cheap film. Not foreign either (like Italy); they spoke English. Pretty sure ...
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874 views

Post-apocalyptic movie with food cans

I'm looking for a title of an movie I saw as a child (at least 25 years ago). The movie is probably produced in the '80s. It could be European, but I'm not sure about this. It could be a horror/...
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339 views

Horror movie where monster follows boy and mother tried to protect him

I watched this movie when I was younger and it was a excellent horror movie but I cannot remember the name here are the parts I remember. I'm sure it starts off with a woman driving a car around a ...
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367 views

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 that 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 to ...
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320 views

Elevator operator trapped in the mirror

I'm looking for a movie or TV anthology series. I believe the movie may have come out in the late 1980s to 1996. I watched it with Turkish dubbing and in colour. Possibly American movie. An ...
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223 views

Trying to locate the name of this movie or TV show from 70's or 80's with specific plot

I am going crazy searching for the movie or TV show that I saw in childhood. The plot goes like this: There is this guy who was severely injured in some accident and lost his ability to move or ...
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453 views

Movie with children chased by adults dressed in black

I saw this film as a kid, I was probably 6 or 7 so this was around 1986-1989. It was programmed as a children's film, so my mom took me. I remember only certain scenes from this film. My guess is that ...
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149 views

60s/70s movie about promiscuous woman & her relationship with her abusive mother?

I saw a movie that intrigued me sometime in the 1960s-1970s, I believe. I was just a kid. As a young adult, I caught the tail end of it again, but was still unable to learn the name. I'd love to know ...
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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 heroes are just normal people who can do the simple things that the folks in TV land can ...
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1k 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 afraid ...
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149 views
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Extremely absurd movie with man losing limbs under a train

In early 90s, I saw a movie on TV which I recalled some 10 years ago and had been struggling to identify it since then. This was certainly a European movie. Maybe, Italian, but I am far from being ...
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305 views

Married man and salesman have very pleasant conversation after marital argument

I've been looking for this movie for a long time. I watched the movie with Turkish dubbing in 2005-2007. This must be a TV movie. Might be an American or British film, I don't know. The film takes ...
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77 views

A 50s/60s Horror B-Movie with a wobbly-spiked monster

I'm trying to identify a movie which I recall being terrified by when I was maybe 4 or 5 years old. I can only remember one scene, but hopefully I can provide enough information for someone to ...
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129 views

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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106 views

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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159 views

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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221 views

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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127 views

Movie about a girl thief, love and riot

I saw this movie almost 15 years back so I can recall only bits and pieces of the scenes. Please help me in finding the movie Movie revolves around a girl, she is a thief. during the start of the ...
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121 views

Movie with infectious disease indicated via nosebleed from the 00s (probably)

Things I vaguely remember: Possibly terrorist and possibly started on a plane (but I might be mixing with MI2 here) Highly infectious The infection has a symbol? Any character with a nosebleed is ...
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Fantasy cartoon from the 2000s about a world where people have animal companions

I saw a cartoon around 2006-7, but I don't remember much from it. The details I know: It was in anime style, but I'm not sure if it was a real anime The story happened in a fantasy world, where ...
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108 views

90's/2000s 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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Movie about an unsuspected killer

I have seen this movie in early 2000's. I think it was made in late 90's. Color, Hollywood, English. The plot begins with the protagonist driving a car. At some point, he gets captured by some thugs,...
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Movie with shop assistant shot in each limb

There is a movie scene in my memory that's been bugging me for a while now. I believe it comes from a movie I saw in my childhood, making it an 80s, early 90s movie. I'm almost sure it was English ...
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Suffocation by slowing ventilator at the hands of an evil AI

Saw this movie probably 20 years ago, but one scene has stuck with me. From what I recall several people are trapped in a futuristic hospital controlled by a sophisticated malfunctioning AI computer ...
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83 views

What's this (very) indie movie were the protagonist always looks 20?

I've been trying to find this movie I saw about one year ago. It's a very short (around 50 minutes to an hour) indepedent movie. It's about one guy's life. like how he ran into his girlfriend ...
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231 views

Identify this thriller / dark comedy? older guy harasses couple ('90s, probably)

I have seen this film on television about 15-20 years ago or so, probably it's been made in the '90s, maybe from the US, and for television directly, but I'm not sure. I've seen it in Hungarian ...
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266 views

Sex-driven movie that involves an assault on a girl against a chain-link fence and a sheriff being shot in the back by a mob

I watched this movie in February of 1995 (I remember that I was at All-State Choir that year in Kentucky). The movie was in English on the hotel's TV and was probably Cinemax or the like (they never ...
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120 views

(Fantasy/Kids/Horror?) movie/TV show involving kids going to a faerie realm

This has been bothering me for years... I remember this scene so vividly, and I keep thinking it was from a movie. Although it might have been from a TV show. Or I might have dreamt the thing. In any ...
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375 views

British TV-movie, 1980s, Indian/Pakistani girl and white boy teen-couple, dinner, flashing

I'm looking for a British TV(?)-movie I saw on Norwegian TV while I went to junior-high - so that'd be between 1987 and 1990... it may have been a few years older (guess five tops). It's about the ...
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88 views

Identify surreal foreign (Dutch?) dialogue-less film

I saw this film in the early 90s (likely 1992-1994) on Film International on TVOntario (basically a Canadian public broadcasting TV station). Film International basically showed foreign films every ...
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French film about teacher having an affair with colleague

A teacher must supervise the school trip to Rome, along with his young and beautiful female colleague. During trip they become closer and end up having one night stand. Yet, that impacts men. It ...
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66 views

Help finding a horror movie set in Japan?

I believe it was released late 2000s and released in the U.S. It was set in Japan (hence title). I saw this a while ago so my memory might not be serving me well but a couple of things that happened ...
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Girl has a hallucination of a werewolf-like creature in the shower

I don't know a lot about this movie, just 1 scene and a flash of the ending. The movie takes place in a pine forest, there might be snow but I'm not sure. Sometimes creatures are seen in this forest, ...
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162 views

Female fight scene from a movie or TV show, 1979 or 1980

This is probably a tough one but it never hurts to ask. One night in High School (10th-11th), lateish, probably shortly after midnight, maybe 11:30 PM. I turned on the TV for a few minutes, regular ...
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112 views

80s scifi-drama about a robot having a key for himself and jumping off a cliff

I'm looking for a movie from the 80s or maybe earlier. I would guess that is not a movie from the cinema, maybe it was a direct for TV movie. No known actors by me were in the movie, It's a serious ...
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137 views

Movie about a teenage boy with mind powers?

This movie has been incredibly difficult for me to track down. Google has been ZERO help. OK, I remember watching it around a certain age so I know it was made before 2006 or 2007, and it was a comedy ...
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Plane crash, aliens involved

The movie starts with a plane crashing. The relative of a victim starts his/hers own investigation and finds that in the past, a similar incident happened. The story is known to the public as ...
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Please identify alien horror survival trash movie (probably “suitable” for kids)

There was this disturbing movie about aliens I saw when I was a kid. I'm not sure, how old I was, maybe around 10 (born 1980). Here's everything I remember: There are aliens which are, IIRC partly ...
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148 views

What is the comedic short film about men brushing their teeth outside, the main actor looks eerily familiar to Stephen Merchant

I have been searching high and low for a short film I watched late one night. I didn't write down the name of it unfortunately. It starts of with a man brushing his teeth outside while balancing on a ...
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A kinda sci-fi and action movie where some people have barcodes in their eyes

So, I watched this movie while on a bus. I think it is kinda new based on its vfx. These are some stuff I remembered: The protagonists are two guys, one is red-haired, white-skinned, and the other ...
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90s/2000s film with 2 protagonists visiting a hospital then attacked by villain, and the villain and one protagonist fight in boiler room

US movie. I think it was made for a theatrical release Story Point: 2 of the protagonists (both male) visit a hospital and go to a morgue and examine the body of an old woman (one scene I remember ...
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80s/90s martial arts movie where a character trapped in a shield wall has his feet cut off

I think the movie was made in China. I think this version of the movie that I watched was an English dub. Three characters that I remember the most are a chubby looking kid (I'll just call him chubby)...
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284 views

Pirate movie with a female lead who eats an octopus

I'm looking for a pirate movie with a female protagonist. I thought it was Pirates of the caribbean II, but after checking it is not. In the film, the female protagonist is pranked by the crew to eat ...
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Woman imagines seeing old man lying in a bed

Which movie or TV series is this? A couple arrive at a house (their new home or a holiday retreat). The woman (A) goes into a bedroom, and to her surprise find an old man lying in a bed, and by the ...
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212 views

Looking for medieval Star Wars type movie

I'm looking for a movie from Kroger Video in USA (English) around 1996 or 1997. I DO NOT remember the title. A boy/young adult grew up on a farm in an evil empire. (Sound familiar?) He teams up with ...
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Rookie Cut - Which movie?

A friend of mine recently cut his brow on the scope of a rifle, and now has a crescent moon scar just above his eyebrow. I distinctly remember seeing such a thing in a movie (5-10 years ago, but ...
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229 views

Cold War espionage movie, East Germans, late 1970s - early 1980s

I'm trying to find a particular movie that I saw many years ago. Here's what I remember: set amidst the Cold War mostly on the front lines of espionage an American protagonist who worked with ...
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212 views

Betting against himself

I'm looking for the title of a TV-series or movie. There was a minor role of a man with a strange habit. He bets against himself what other people might do. To do so he moved some money from his ...
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Guy get out of prison and tell his story to journalist

I'm looking for a movie I've only seen it once years ago and I've tried finding it countless times online many times. I think the film is from 2010. And I think it's American but maybe with an English ...