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Why does the audience let Patty fall?

In the new Ghostbusters movie, there is a scene where two characters jump in a crowd. The first character gets lifted by the audience, and the second character, Patty, tries it too and lands on the ...
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Why Brigitte was weak in the final stage of her transformation?

At The end of the Ginger snaps 2 unleashed , when Brigitte is in her final transformation stages she becomes weak , this is exactly the opposite of what happened to ginger in the first movie, ginger ...
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What is the significance of the Joker's plan?

I'm talking about the movie Batman: The Killing Joke Spoilers ahead. When Joker shot Barbara / Batgirl he strips her naked. And said he wants to prove a point. Batman gets to know about it from the ...
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Why did The Book of Eli have so many pages?

In the final scenes of The Book of Eli (2010), Eli is dictating whole bible to Lombardi. This scene showed Bible to have so many pages, more than you expect a single book to have: Why did The Book ...
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The ending of The Wailing (2016)

I saw The Wailing yesterday, a film by Na Hong-jin and the ending was very confusing to me. Who really was the girl in white? Why did the shaman have the photos of the Japanese old man? Why isn't ...
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How did Matt surmise Tobin went to Langa?

In Safe House, how did Matt surmise Tobin went to Langa? The movie merely showed a road sign for the shantytown, but nothing connecting it with Tobin.
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Why is Reese allowed to have dyed hair on Malcom in the Middle?

On the show, it's well established that Lois is a very over bearing mother who, if she doesn't like something doesn't allow it. Many episodes revolve around her irrationally forbidding one of her sons ...
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What happened to the the USS Franklin crew?

In Star Trek Beyond, we find out that the USS Franklin is What exactly happened to the crew? How did they die? And how many were there? *Note: The NX-01 Enterprise had 83 standard crew complement, ...
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Why does Genie still have his powers after he was freed?

The question what was bothering me for a long time. In Disney's "Aladdin" Genie told to Aladdin what price for his magic is being a slave of the lamp. OK, he got his freedom, his powers were seized, ...
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Why didn't they just use the air strikes in the first place?

I just saw Apocalypse Now for the first time and it was great. One question I have is about the airstrikes the captain told Chef to call for if he's not back in 8 hours. The captain gives Chef the ...
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Why didn't Krall know about the Franklin?

Early in the film, Jaylah shows how she keeps the USS Franklin from being seen by Krall and his men, using a sort of holographic projection system. But So why did he seem ignorant of the vessel's ...
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Why didn't the Ghostbusters reply to the rector?

In Ghostbusters (1984), when they return to the University, the rector informs them that they are expelled, because the school doesn't want to finance their activities anymore. Anyway, in the ...
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How did Ackerman know Angier's trick was “real magic”?

To set up his ultimate act of revenge in The Prestige, Angier (played by Hugh Jackman) asks his ingenue Cutter (Michael Caine) to help him book a spectacular venue for Angier's new magic show, which ...
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Why can't Robert Ritter snatch the paper and tear it?

In One scene of Clear and Present Danger (1994), All Reciprocity files are deleted by Robert Ritter after finding Jack Ryan hacked into it. But luckily Jack Ryan got to print out the one of the ...
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What does “XIX” in 'Extraction' mean?

What is the meaning of the "XIX" tattoo on the back of the main actor (Jon Foo as 'Mercy') in the movie Extraction (2013)?
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Who were the faceless mooks?

In Star Trek Beyond, Krall's back story states that only 3 were left. So who are the majority of his army? They didn't seem to be drones or machines. This was unexplained as far as I could tell.
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Why does the Stevenson Award show “Sheldon Cooper Ph.D.” when he got his Ph.D. at 16?

In the Episode of The Big Bang Theory, The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization, Leonerd mentions that Sheldon got his Ph.D. at the age of 16. However in the episode of The Jerusalem Duality, Sheldon ...
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Why were audiences led to believe that Mike Webster died from a taser gun?

The 2015 film, Concussion tells the true story of Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovering the truth about brain damage in football players due to repeated head injuries. The film focuses primarily on the ...
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Why do we see a dizzy face of Stu in the last scenes of Phone Booth?

Why do we see a dizzy face of Stu in the last scenes of Phone Booth? Actually Stu got sedated by the paramedics. So only Stu will feel dizzy, that means only Stu's eyes will view with a dizzy ...
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What map did Cooper use to know 33 is the coordinate for NASA? [duplicate]

In the movie Interstellar Cooper calculates the coordinate from the sand binary as 33. Then he refers to one map to reach the secret place of NASA. What map did he use to find the NASA coordinates ...
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Into what type of animal did David transform the woman?

At one point in The Lobster, the narrator explains that the protagonist David transforms a woman into an animal. The narrator also says that David wouldn't disclose what type of animal he chose the ...
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Why does Syndrome's robot turn against him?

During the finale of The Incredibles when Syndrome has his robot attack the city he poses to fight it, but actually controlling it with his remote on his arm. But then the robot suddenly shoots at the ...
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Questions related to Rose and Kayako [closed]

Recently I watched all 3 movies of The Grudge series; in the past I've been too scared for horror, now I simply love it. But anyways... In the last scene, Naoko tells Lisa Rose has to drink the blood ...
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How did the Green Arrow's eyes become yellow in the final episode of Arrow season 4?

In the Arrow episode 23 of season 4, "Schism", why was Damien Darhk not able to use his magic at Arrow when he was surrounded by the people of the city and how did Arrow's eyes become yellow while ...
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Significance of Mei's tea box?

During "Any Sum Within Reason" the 12th episode of Hell on Wheels' season five: (S05E12) When he returns to his quarters, he finds Mei gone. On the bed, he finds the box her father left her – the ...
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What happens to Fuller's character in The Thirteenth Floor?

This question contains spoilers In The Thirteenth Floor (1999), we learn that if someone ("a user") logs into a simulated world and controls one of the simulated personalities, there if this person ...
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What is the signficance of keychain handling in The Thirteenth Floor?

I have just seen The Thirteenth Floor (1999) last night. Great movie. Couldn't stop thinking about it. The questions I am about to ask contain spoilers. You have been warned. In the first few scenes,...
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Are people from Wayward Pines vegans/vegetarians?

I would like to know why they don't use monstrous creatures (mutated humans) (abbies) as a source of food in Wayward Pines. They killed so many while trying to climb the electric fence.
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What happened to Victor's car?

In Breaking Bad S04E01, Box Cutter- What happened to Victor's car? He left it at the crime scene, when he jumped in Jesse's car. Doubtful that anyone drove him, as he dashed over there at top speed. ...
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Earth Mars chat communication delay

Mark Watney was able to hack Mars Pathfinder and set up a kind of chat application to communicate with Earth. But AFAIK there is communication delay about 30 minutes in one way! And in the movie it ...
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How can Jasmine survive in the tunnel in Independence Day

In Independence Day, Jasmine (Vivica A. Fox) opens a door in the tunnel to save herself and her son during alien attack. She gets in and survives, but how? Assuming debris and fire does not get into ...
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Why does Guy consider changing sex?

In the third episode of the tenth season of The X-Files Mulder and Guy Mann have the following conversation: MULDER: That's because she used to be... uh, she once... She's transgender. GUY ...
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How could the lady who redeemed Bill know what was up?

In Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut, the protagonist Bill arrives at a secret party/orgy: Now there are several ways to interpret this movie - everything is a dream (or several dreams) and if not one could ...
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Why does Bourne choose to reveal his location to Vosen?

After watching The Bourne Ultimatum so many times, I noticed something I didn't really pick up on before. Throughout the entire movie Bourne attempts to keep quiet about what he's doing, trying to ...
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Was the world ever more radioactive?

In Godzilla (2014), it is mentioned that "those" creatures flourished when the world was more radioactive. Does it make sense?
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How did Mr Brooks get rid of Smith's deposit box's content?

In the graveyard scene, Mr. Brooks tells Mr. Smith (Balford) that the content of his safety deposit box has vanished. How did he get rid of that content to make sure no one knows about the pictures ...
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Why is Joanna sometimes seen in bondage in “Mr. Robot”?

I noticed that in an episode of season 1 and in season 2, we see Tyrell's wife in bondage. Why is that? Is there some significance or symbolism besides sex appeal?
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What do the bugs symbolize in “Pi”?

In Pi (1998) we see bugs surrounding Max's brain during one of his hallucinations, and we also see bugs around Max's computer. What I don't understand is that sometimes the bugs are seen as a good ...
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Why did Cameron try to Kill John?

In Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, 1st season last Episode when Cameron was starting the jeep its blast. Then she tries to Kill John Connor. so my question is, why is this? Is it because her ...
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What exactly happened to Dr. Donald Foite

I would like to know the in-universe explanation (if one) for Dr. Donald Foite's behavior in The Bourne Legacy, specifically Was he following orders or it was because of collateral effect of the ...
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Why didn't Murdock notice that Fisk wasn't lying when he talked about improving the city?

I'm only up to Daredevil S01E09 so far and Murdock just went to the art gallery to meet with Fisk's Girlfriend. But if I understand this correctly, Fisk genuinely wants to fix the city. So when ...
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Does Bran Stark have this power? [duplicate]

In Game of Thrones season 6 we have seen that Bran possesses the power of But as far as we have seen, Bran can see only Except one is confusing: in one vision Bran saw So my question is can ...
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Why does Sansa not become Queen of the North?

In Last episode of Season 6 Sansa is a true-born daughter of Ned Stark while Jon Snow is the bastard son of Ned Stark. Why does a male bastard have a stronger claim than a female true-born ...
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Why are they distributing money to the customers at the ticket collecting point?

Why are they distributing money to each customer at the ticket collecting point in Magic Mike XXL (2015)?
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Why did the convict stop his car to pick up Pee Wee?

So in Pee Wee's Big Adventure a convict with black hair in his 40s named Mickey Morelli stopped his red convertible to pick up Pee Wee Herman, an old school nerd in his early 30s. What I am wondering ...
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Why does Sophie wear the jacket inside out?

In The BFG, Sophie is given clothes by the friendly giant. One of the items is a red velvet jacket. After she picked it up, she flips it inside-out, and wears it with the red velvet inside. I don't ...
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What is in Meghan's box in Felicity?

For the whole of the first season in Felicity, Meghan (Felicity's room-mate) keeps on telling her to not look in her box. I know that it is something shocking because when Meghan's parents come to ...
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How does Marlin know Jenny and Charlie in Finding Dory

In Finding Dory, when Marlin meets Dory's parents, it seems as if they all knew each other already. Is that the case? Or are they just recognizing each other based on what Dory had said? I am not sure ...
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How did team 1 of animals find team 2 of animals?

In The Secret Lives of Pets, and it looks like curtains for our protagonists, when My question is this: How did Gidget et al. know where to find Max and Duke, and get to them in time? Apologies ...
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How did Fred Madison change into Pete Dayton in prison?

How did Fred Madison change into Pete Dayton in prison in Lost Highway?