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House on a Hill with Witches and Devils

I've been looking or this film for about 4 years. It's an old film one which my sister and I used to watch back in the late 90s early 00s. It was a VHS almost silent film except for sound effects and ...
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Person getting soaked in water and then left outside during winter

I'm looking for a film with a medieval setting in which one person executed another by pouring water over him/her and letting him/her freeze to death. The person getting executed was down on his/her ...
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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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Trying to identify a late 70's early 80's animated television special about an evil magician who kidnaps a young boy

I have a somewhat vague memory of an animated television special from when I was a preteen in the late 70's or early 80's. All I can remember was that there was an evil magician who was forcing a ...
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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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Film making artist hired by a rich old man

I want to know the name of a film The trailer I remember seeing had a film making artist who shoots beautiful scenes such as birds flying and stuff like that. A rich old man hires him and asks him to ...
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Movie about assassination based off a book

Saw a trailer the other day on some tv channel, but forgot the name. Premise: Head of corporation is in a meeting with a well dressed guy. Well dressed guy presents himself as a member of a ...
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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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Break into a bathroom only to find a bathtub full of blood

I watched this horror movie about 10 or more years ago. So my memory is fuzzy about it. It's about a family that moves into a brand new house. The most memorable part is when the son/daughter is ...
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Police officer goes after the Mafia for killing his family

There is a movie from the 70s/80s/90s about a police officer (possibly a lieutenant) whose family is killed by the Mafia and his policemen stay loyal to him and help him find the mafia. I know this ...
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B&W film where man falls down well at the end

This movie was shown on Detroit TV in the early 70's. A man is in love with a woman who doesn't return his affection. She is killed and placed in a coffin and her arm is not fully in the coffin. ...
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Eastern European animation movie with dogs

When I was little (around 1990) my brother and I used to watch a lot of Eastern European cartoons. Now I got one particular stuck in my head and I don't know the name or exact country of origin. A ...
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90's or early 2000s Sci Fi Movie involving cyber connections to the brain and a female protagonist

I'm trying to remember a sci fi movie I saw all or at least most of on TV some time in the last two years. I don't remember all of the details, but here's what I've got: The protagonist is a female ...
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Movie about a half human half creature girl.

At the beginning of the movie there is a teenage girl running really fast.I believe she is or was an orphan. She is racing her friends who are driving in a car. I am not sure where they are going. ...
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Identify movie involving teacher and student love affair

I need to know the title of this movie I saw in the 90s. The story is based on a male student and a female teacher. The student likes and loves his teacher and some day accidentally he meets the ...
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Sharpshooter/Frozen to death/Steam from heated gunpowder

Three scenes, from probably three different movies have stuck with me for a long time, and it would be great if someone could help me to identify these movies. The first one is a scene were someone ...
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Indians dragged into town from the desert dive into a horse trough to get a drink of water

When I was a kid in the early 70's I watched a Western and at the beginning of it (I think) a couple of Indians were dragged into town from the desert and then both dived into a horse trough to get a ...
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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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Island with a lighthouse and a UFO

I saw part of this movie probably 20+ years ago. I remember that it was in black and white and took place on a small island with a lighthouse. There was a couple that I believe were the lighthouse ...
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Village son returns as military hero but he's not their saviour

This is a Russian or Ukrainian story of a peasant village. One of their own men returns to the village. He's now in the army, and the villagers are initially delighted to see him, but his army job is ...
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Son smashes up father's elaborate model train set

These are recollections related to me by a friend. If anyone could suggest films that may be similar that would be great. A black and white film from the 1950s or 1960s involving the fraught ...
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Name the movie in which Godzilla, A Giant Bird, and a Robo are involved

I saw a movie in 2005 (but it was older than that) in which in the beginning, Godzilla and a Giant bird fight each other. The bird disappears for a while, then Godzilla enters a city and starts ...
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Movie about two sisters living in poverty

I Watched this movie years ago and i can't remember the name. It was about two sisters who grew up in poverty conditions. I remember they would cut themselves on the lips I think with a can. I ...
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Late 80's - early to mid 90's thriller

This movie takes place in a desert like, dry hot sandy place in I guess America or Australia. I'm pretty sure it's America. There is one scene where a hot young girl is being seduced by a local ...
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A film that features creation of physical objects and creatures through body and arm gestures?

The movie takes place "in the near future" and the plot of this movie involves a small team of 5-6 people that have to infiltrate a base or a country (evil of course). The leaders won't send an army ...
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Couple moving into new apartment, where previous family were killed

The film opens with a man unpacking the contents of a house. A couple have moved into a duplex in which the previous family were killed. The man is wanting to explore whether the duplex is haunted or ...
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A woman prostituting herself for free

Basically a woman gives anyone one hour to do whatever they want with her for free. I think her sister(?) keeps watching out for her in the movie. At the end of the movie her sister(?) finds her in a ...
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Looking for a film with a certain piece of music in it

This is a hard one, possibly - as again I can remember very little about the film. It was an American film and probably made in the 1980s or 1990s. I was pretty sure that the lead actress was Drew ...
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Movie where teens created cottage-village on Christmas

Some guy hired several teens to organize cottage-village in some snowy place. I remember only one scene, where car's engine broke and this guy opens it and looks into it. And here comes real bear and ...
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Guy is put on a pentagram for a purification ritual by old “priest” and blonde girlfriend

I remember very little, I watched the movie around 2008, but I am pretty sure it is from the mid 90s. The scene I recall shows a black haired guy who is kept lying over a pentagram, with candles all ...
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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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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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Teacher who is a vampire turns two of his students into vampires too

This may have been an indie film, but it was really good! It starts with a teacher being a vampire and somehow turns two of his students into vampires too. Before that the two kids went to a morgue. ...
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Man with a knife up his sleeve in a hotel lobby

This movie may have been a 80's, 90's, or 2000's movie. The scene had a man in a hotel lobby where all of a sudden, his sleeve has a knife in it and he throws it at the goons. In another scene there ...
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Princess and her band of fairies search for prince

Can anyone help me identify the name of this animated movie? It involved a man and woman (I want to say one was a prince or princess), in the opening scene running away from a dragon and were ...
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Israeli guards transferring mentally ill Palestinian prisoners at night

Years ago I watched a film on SBS (an Australian television channel that tends to focus on multicultural and world films and programs). The plot, from what I can remember, was about Israeli guards ...
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Young girl meets her biological father after the death of her mother

All I can remember is that a young girl finds out, after the death of her mother, that her father is not her "biological father" and she has to go meet her "biological father" because he wants her to ...
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What movie are they watching in “Playing for Keeps”?

In Playing for Keeps, George (Gerard Butler) and his boy are watching a monster movie on TV. Can anyone identify what movie this is?
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Animated film for adults with funny bathroom scene

This was an crudely-ish animated film around the early 90s. Had swearing and adult themes. I remember a tiny red ball that gave the beholder unlimited strength. The bad general of the film had the ...
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Black sphere had to be killed before the spaceship could leave

This movie had a railroad crossing thing that I think hypnotized and one guy fell through a crust covering a crater. Also at the end, a guy stepped inside a black sphere that was keeping the ship ...
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Golden magic boy can do magic by saying 'khoo'

I have this distant memory of a film I watched when I was a teenager and I would appreciate it if you could help me identify it. So I think it's Australian, it's probably a 90's movie, and it starts ...
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After ship accident, some people live on an island, not knowing that there is a town behind a big hill

The film is about a man who suggested the doctor to go in a trip. He traveled by ship. At night the ship suffered a disaster. He and other people are rescued on a desert island. On the island lived ...
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A Hong Kong (probably) crime/thriller film

All I can remember is a few vague details: A scene where a group of people observe from atop a cliff face an assassination taking place on the side of the road below. A briefcase containing ...
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Identify military comedy movie/tv series - scene

I am looking for the title of army/military comedy movie/tv series I think it was from around 80s. I remember only one scene from it, I think it was from the intro or beginning of the movie. The ...
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Classic Italian Film, Raindrops On Car Window

This scene sticks in my mind I'd love to know the movie ... It's a classic film, probably Italian, from sometime between 1950-1970 I think, and there is a scene with these classic old cars driving ...
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Replaces sheet music and male dancer spins a lot, gets sick

There was a goofy comedy in the mid '80's or so, it involved some unscrupulous guys trying to cheat an old lady, and also a ballet dancer, she was a friend of the good guys. I can recall 2 scenes: ...
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Creature movie with Stodart Trucking as main characters

Trying to identify a creature movie I saw where the main characters were an American husband-and-wife big-rig trucking team named Stodart or Stoddard. They were working in Russia or at least somewhere ...
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1950s/60s Film Noir Femme Fatale?

I have a feeling this was a film rather than a TV programme or TV play. I saw it in the 1960s so it could have been a 1950s Film Noir crime movie. It was in black and white I remember, but I may be ...
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Parents die of food poisoning

It is an older movie, not sure when it came out but maybe 20 or 30 years ago. It was set in a desert like place, maybe India, I think the characters were British, and set in an earlier time, maybe ...
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Need help identifying (possibly 1970s) movie

The male protagonist is imprisoned in an apartment and tries to attract the attention of a young woman in an apartment across the street in order to get help. She misinterprets his gestures, and ...