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Why doesn't Redridge kill Eli at the end of the first shootout?

In The Book of Eli, after Eli (Denzel Washington) has shot most of Carnegie's (Gary Oldman) henchmen and Redridge (Ray Stevenson) has already missed killing him twice, Eli and Redridge are facing each ...
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How can Korra (and how could Aang) go into the Avatar State?

In the final episode of the 3rd season of Legend of Korra, Zaheer and the Red Lotus forced Korra into the Avatar State. But the Avatar State is the combined abilities/knowledge/power ect. of all the ...
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Why didn't Lucifer save the priest?

In s01e09 Lucifer didn't save the priest and he died. I assume he knew some magic. We saw in the first episode that he saved detective Decker. And we saw that Amanadiel saved another life (dirty cop)...
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Did Ned Flanders murder anyone?

In the last scene of this gif Ned throws a body out. The end of it is seen here: What's going on? The rest of the gif shows that he's doing regular stuff, as seen in the full video:
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Is the choice of a faction destined or a choice?

In the movie Divergent, Four tells Tris after her psych test (refereed to as S1): "Dauntless don't break the glass like that" This implies that a member of one of the other factions would break ...
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Why does Bill Cage wake up in the helicopter?

In Edge of Tomorrow William Cage is reliving the same day over and over again. The time loop always starts with Cage waking up at Heathrow, after his meeting with the General.       ...
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Why did the Arikara spare Glass?

In the movie The Revenant the following happens: Using Henry's corpse as decoy, Glass ambushes Fitzgerald. He chases him into the woods and they engage in a bloody fight beside a river. Glass is ...
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What was the reason for Freddy's outburst?

In House of Cards, Season 4, Episode 11, when Freddy mentions to Frank that he'll be leaving his job at the White House, he follows it up with an outburst at Frank's mention of one last plate of ribs ...
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How did Sherlock survive the fall?

In Sherlock, BBC Series, Season 2 Episode 3 - The Reichenbach Fall, how did Sherlock survive the fall? I've read some theories online regarding this, but in this interview, Steven Moffat says "There ...
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How did Richard Parker manage to get the goat inside the cage?

In Life of Pi, we see Pi's father put a live goat at the gate of Richard Parker's cage. In one shot, the goat is tied standing outside the confinement that holds Richard Parker. We see the tiger ...
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What was the purpose of Abel's family being sent to meet Donovan in Bridge of Spies?

In Bridge of Spies, Jim Donovan meets Rudolf Abel's family in East Berlin. Who was behind these people putting on this act? And what was their purpose in arranging for them to put this act on? ...
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Why did James Donovan not stay at the Hilton in Bridge of Spies?

In Berlin, the CIA folks seemed to stay in the comfortable hotel while they made Tom Hanks's character stay in a gross, cold, run-down hideout.
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How did they know about the ship/items in the badlands in another time-line?

In the series Terra Nova: The people from the year 2149 send a time capsule back in time. They never find the time capsule (Later named: 'The Probe') that they send. So whatever they do in Terra ...
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Why didn't Noah go to Allie's school or home when she didn't reply

When it became apparent in The Notebook that Allie was not returning any of his letters, why didn't Noah go to her home or her school to confront her? He knew the name of the school she was attending ...
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Are Dylan and the Four Horsemen still wanted criminals?

At the end of the movie Now You See Me, the three horsemen (excluding Jack) are on the run from the cops. In the last scene, you can see Dylan in Paris, next to the other cop (the blonde lady) ...
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How did the walkers enter the prison later?

My understanding is that by episode S03E02 "Sick" of The Walking Dead, Rick and his team had cleaned out the whole prison and hardly one walker was alive in the vicinity. The prison was locked on the ...
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Why did Jack cry when Ma tried to explain about the world?

When Ma tried to explain what world looked like and said the world is so big and the room is just one stinky part of it. Jack cried, yelling the room is not stinky only when you do a fart. ...
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Why does Moriarty owe Sherlock a fall?

Why does Moriarty owe Sherlock a fall? I mean why did he specifically emphase that he owed Sherlock a fall? What happened between them?
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What happened to the safe maker?

In the end of the movie Now You See Me, we come to know how Lionel Shrike died. But what's the deal with the safe maker? The safe maker made a faulty safe that resulted in Lionel's death. Shouldn't ...
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Why was Sokka not caught in the Episode of Boiling Rock in Avatar: The Last Airbender?

In Season 3 Episode 15 of Avatar: The Last Airbender, Sokka was put in line when the Prison Warden found out that there is an impostor among the guards. All guards were asked to come out and Sokka was ...
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What is the ultimate goal of the murky goings on in Sicario?

The lead character in the movie Sicario, Kate Macer (played by Emily Blunt) spends most of the movie not knowing what is really going on or what the purpose of her secondment to a somewhat shady anti-...
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What was the red stuff Thomas helping to dig?

Throughout Crimson Peak Thomas was helping or working with some people on a machine which digs red stuff out. What was that red stuff and what's the significance of it to the film?
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In the 1967 film version of Doctor Dolittle, what is the source of his ability to speak to animals?

In the 1967 musical version of the 'Dr Dolittle' story, Doctor John Dolittle is able to converse freely with a wide range of creatures. So what is the source of Dr Dolittle's ability to grunt and ...
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Final scene in The Lazarus Project

In the final scene of “The Lazarus Project”, does the long-shot of the reunification of the Paul Walker and Piper Parabo characters as seen over the sleeping form of the daughter indicate that this is ...
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What is the source of Dr. Dolittle's ability to talk to animals?

In the Dr. Dolittle film series, how does Dolittle talk to animals? Is it just a genetic trait? A gift from God? Alien experimentation? Did one of his ancestors sell his soul to the devil, or get ...
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Random bystanders helping Reacher out

During the Camaro Chevelle chase scene, Reacher simply walks out of his moving car and joins a crowd waiting for a bus (or possibly a tram) while the police converge on the still moving vehicle. Why ...
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What was the reason for the Night Watch men's treatment of Jon Snow? [duplicate]

In Game of Thrones season 5 episode 10 Mother's Mercy, the watchmen at Castle Black lure Jon Snow outside and lead him to a sign with the word traitor painted on it where a group of mutineers are ...
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Why did Walt take a second job at the A1A Car Wash?

In Breaking-Bad Walter White leaves Gray Matter and becomes a chemistry teacher. What compelled him to take up a second job? Is there any significance of his second job?
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Does producing blue meth make Walter a chemistry genius?

In Breaking Bad, a high school teacher, Walter White produced 99.9% purity blue crystal methamphetamine. Now is that something only a true genius is capable of doing or is any talented/average high ...
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Why does Walt “try to take credit” for his crime?

In Season 4 of Breaking Bad (Episode 4 or 5): Walt and Hank (with their families) are at Hank's place having dinner. At some point, Walt goes to the kitchen for another bottle of wine. He drinks a ...
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Why doesn't Andy have a dad in Toy Story?

Despite the diversity of characters filling out the cast in Toy Story, Andy's dad wasn't created. It can't be especially difficult for the filmmakers to create a dad character because they've created ...
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What was the reason for Doug Stamper's final decision about Rachel? [duplicate]

Why did Doug Stamper finally decide to kill Rachel in season 3 of House of Cards?
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Why was Egon underneath Janine's desk?

Why was Egon underneath Janine's desk in this scene in Ghostbusters? (Ghostbusters HQ - Inside) (Janine Melnitz, the receptionist, sits at her desk reading a magazine. Peter walks up to her.) ...
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Final scene in Turist / Force Majeure

The film Turist (Force Majeure) chronicles a family on skiing holiday in the Alps. It's mostly a pretty "ordinary" film with no surreal elements. What is the meaning of this scene?
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Why doesn't Barris not care to save Luckman?

In the movie A Scanner Darkly, there is a scene where Luckman is choking on something he ate. Why does Barris initially not give a damn? But in a little while tried to call 911 but gives incomplete ...
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Was the success of Rupert Pupkin real in King of Comedy?

In the final scene of Martin Scorsese's 'King of Comedy' a news report suggests that Rupert Pupkin (played by Robert De Niro), after coming out of prison, becomes a sensation and releases his much ...
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Full speech in Finding Forrester

In one of the last scenes of the movie Finding Forrester, an essay is read by Sean Connery's character. A few lines in, music overtakes and you can't hear the rest of the speech. Is there a full ...
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Who is responsible for sabotaging the car?

In the movie A Scanner Darkly, there is a scene where the accelerator of the car gets jammed. The car fails to slow down. When they check the engine, they note that the link nut has been messed around ...
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Mimi knows she has HIV but still wants to have sex with Roger?

In Rent, Mimi (Rosario Dawson) knows that she is HIV positive and still wants to have an affair with Roger. While he declines her offers because he knows that he is positive too and so he doesn't want ...
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Is Lady Galadriel really stronger than the Ring?

In Lord Of The Rings: when Frodo met Lady Galadriel alone and showed her the Ring, did she really win over the temptation of the Ring? Is her power stronger than the Ring? Later in The Hobbit series,...
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Why doesn't Tig have the Sons of Anarchy tattoo on his back similar to Jax?

While watching Sons of Anarchy Season 5 Episode 3: "Laying Pipe" I noticed that Tig doesn't have the Sons of Anarchy logo tattooed on his back. However, I assumed that all members have this tattoo, ...
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What's in it for Tamaki?

In Ouran High School Host Club, Tamaki decides to make Haruhi a host in place of paying off her 8 million yen debt. If she had continued on as an errand boy, the debt would have been paid off ...
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Why does Sam Quint smash the CB radio?

Why does Sam Quint smash the CB radio in Jaws? When Brody goes and tries to call for help on the CB radio, Sam walks over with a club and smashes it but the movie doesn't really do a good job in ...
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What was under the sink in A Tale of Two Sisters?

In A Tale of Two Sisters, during a seizure, a woman happens to see something (someone?) under the sink, and she tells her husband about it. We later see a hand come out from under the sink, but due ...
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Whatever happened to CWI?

Season 4, like Season 3 of House of Cards, has no mention of Claire's non-profit CWI. Neither has it ever been mentioned whether the organization was dissolved, sold off or changed hands. Was there ...
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What happened to Willie Cicci after the grand jury in Godfather II?

In The Godfather: Part II, Willie Cicci, played by Joe Spinelli, testifies that Michael Corleone was involved in organised crime and the head of the Corleone family: "Oh yeah, a buffer. The family had ...
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Was Wil not the chosen one(/druid) to kill the Dagda Mor?

In the series: The Shannara Chronicles evil starts rising again. So the druid, Allanon wakes up after a long deep sleep. His new journey is to find Wil and train him to become the most powerful druid. ...
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To whom did the bifocals belong to in the movie Chinatown?

In the 1974 movie Chinatown the following happens: At Evelyn's mansion, Gittes finds her servants packing her things. He realizes her garden pond is salt water and discovers a pair of bifocals in ...
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Why does Tyler Durden leave the Narrator taking his suitcase?

In the movie Fight Club, Tyler Durden leaves the Narrator taking his suitcase while the narrator was asleep. My question is not about the car crash, it's about the scene that comes after the car crash,...
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Why are there two Phils?

I only watched the first few "Last Man on Earth", so I guess I missed quite a bit. So when I started watching again I was surprised that either there are 2 Phil Millers, or Tandy and Phil switched ...