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Who's in on the master plan?

What characters exactly are in on the grand rouse in Ocean's Twelve (i.e. that they've already agreed with Lamark to steal the egg and humiliate the night fox in return for $160+ million before the ...
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Why did the cops take a breath alcohol test on Diana?

Actually Diana was not driving any vehicle in Identity Thief, she was arrested because she was behaving badly at a bar. So why did the police take a Breath alcohol test for Diana?
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What is the significance of “The Eye” in “Now You See Me”?

In Now You See Me, the eye was mentioned. So what is the eye and what is its significance? I might have left some part if its explained in the movie.
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How can Beatrice & Prior shoot through the shields?

In Allegiant (2016), Beatrice and Prior use shields to protect themselves from thug bullets: So how can Beatrice and Prior shoot through those same shields?
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Why does Proximo have this person killed?

Why kill someone if they are to make a profit from it? In Gladiator there is a scene where Proximo is giving a speech about how he just bought all these slaves, so that he can profit from their death....
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How did Benjamin Barker come up with the titular name Sweeney Todd?

In the Tim Burton musical opera, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), the titular character Sweeney Todd starts as Benjamin Barker. Barker was falsely imprisoned for 15 years by a ...
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Did The Littlest Hobo ever find a happy home?

In the Canadian Television series "The Littlest Hobo" did the titular dog ever find a home? This CTV series which ran in the early 80s, follows a German Shepherd as he goes from town to town ...
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Why did Kai believe that Oogway betrayed him in Kung Fu Panda 3?

In Kung Fu Panda 3, when we learn the history between Kai and Oogway, we see that they used to be brother in arms and when the later was seriously injured, Kai took him to the secret Panda village ...
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Why did Kundun show India to have achieved independence that early?

In the movie Kundun before this scene, which means 5 Years before i.e 1942. There is an expression: India is a newly independent nation. They are struggling. They are in no position to help ...
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What is the chronology of Largo Winch (2008)?

I watched Largo Winch (2008) and there is a part of the chronology which escapes me. My current understanding of the major events leading to the information that Largo Winch is the heir (the first ...
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Why did the love perfume change its properties in the end?

At the execution sequence in Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, Jean-Baptiste Grenouille used his love perfume before a huge crowd and the scene turned into the largest orgy scene in world cinema. And ...
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Will Domer and the hotel owner

In the film Insomnia, towards the end Will Dormer (Al Pacino) narrates to the hotel owner Rachel Clement (Maura Tierney) how he fabricated evidence to help convict a pedophile he was certain was ...
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How was Kristina born without any birth defects?

In Blow (2001), Kristina is the daughter of Mirtha. During her pregnancy, Mirtha snorted a lot of cocaine & drank a lot of alcohol, which should definitely affect the baby she is carrying. ...
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Who is Tyrell Wellick talking to in the limo? (s01e07)

In the early episodes, the show creators were very careful about putting Mr Robot into scenes, but not having anyone other than Elliot interacting with him. In later episodes, they break this pattern....
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Loop in Inside Llewyn Davis

The movie ends as it starts: He sings, speaks with the pub owner wearing the orange shirt, goes out to speak with his "suit friend", gets beaten up, [..] then he is woken up by the cat, says/asks ...
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What was that something Lorraine seen and locked her self in a room for 8 days?

I know it's a bit late but just watched the conjuring yesterday and very curious to know this thing. There is a portion where Ed Warren describes some past incident to Roger Perron (while repairing ...
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Why does Tyrell Wellick put on latex gloves in Elliot's apartment?

In the final episode of season 1, Tyrell enters Elliot's apartment to ask him about his plan. He begins to put latex gloves. Earlier in the season, we saw Tyrell put on gloves before beating up the ...
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Why does the healing ability not help Subah Nur?

In X Men Apocalypse, Jean unleashes her dark powers on En Subah Nur to kill him. In the beginning, En Subah Nur took the healing power from another mutant to live for eternity. Also Wolverine has the ...
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How did the pregnant lady survive after falling from the rope?

In Apocalypto, the wife (Itandehui Gutierrez) of Jaguar Paw in that pit, who is pregnant, tries to throw a stick with a thread on the top of the pit to climb up. Two times she tries, but two times ...
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How is Father James related to Jesus Christ in the movie “Calvary” (2014)?

Jesus died on the cross to save humanity, but what did Father James die for? We see a parallel between the crucifixion of Christ and the death of James. The whole town goes against James before his ...
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When did he hide the money in the false tummy?

When did Vaughn have the time to put the money into the false tummy of the false pregnant woman in Heist?
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What is the story behind the “come fly with me gatinha” memory?

This memory appears twice in the film, once for Riley's mother and in the end, for Riley's teacher when she was craving for summer. The image of the memory for reference: So, was this supposed to ...
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Why does Steve/Amanda die from child birthing complications?

In "Switch" (1991), the main character Steve, who finds himself in Ellen Barkin's body after being murdered and given a second chance, is impregnated after a night of drinking. While in a mental ...
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What stops government from turning off the feeds?

The two warring AIs in Person Of Interest rely on NSA government surveillance feeds for their ability to predict terrorist and criminal activity. Samaritan relies on the feeds to control and ...
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What is the meaning of physical pain in “Fight Club”?

Physical pain is a common motif throughout Fight Club. The members of Fight Club and Tyler all revel in what most people try to avoid. They fight until they have serious injuries that require them to ...
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How did the tapes falling scene in the train trigger Ed Warren to check the tape?

Exactly what was the significance of the tapes falling scene in The Conjuring 2 or what led Ed Warren to check the tape in the train? What was the significance of the falling tapes from the luggage?
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What do the sex noises in the movie “Pi” (1998) symbolize?

In the movie Pi (1998) there are a couple of scenes were we hear Devi moaning through the walls. The moaning occurs during two "episodes" (headaches). Generally speaking, sex is something that is ...
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What was the significance of the last scene of Dexter in Season 8 episode 12?

In the final episode of Dexter we saw that Dexter took Debra from the hospital and throws her into the sea. So what was the reason that he did that? What was the significance of the scene. Why did he ...
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What was the reason for the Guardian's change? [duplicate]

In the movie Warcraft, the Guardian is shown as corrupt, but they didn't show when he is corrupted! If he is evil from the beginning, why did he help the humans at the first encounter with orcs, in ...
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What's with the bat branding and its consequences?

Why do the prisoners attack the guy with the bat brand in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice? I'd think many of them are in there because of Batman. Why would a person branded by Batman be ...
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Could someone explain the meaning of the “subway man” hallucination in the movie “Pi” (1998)?

In the movie Pi (1998), Max has several hallucinations. One hallucination I did not understand was the singing man in the subway. We see the man twice in the movie. We first see the man singing, then ...
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How did Ethan block TAALR from finding his location?

In Extant, at some point in the series, it became clear that all humanics are connected to TAALR and depends on it to survive. However, TAALR has a blind spot when it comes to Ethan, who is also a ...
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How did Varys get there? [duplicate]

In S06E10 "The Winds of Winter", Lord Varys is first seen in Dorne in this scene: And at the end of the episode Lord Varys is seen standing behind Daenerys in the ship: How is this possible? Does ...
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Was the Devil's Advocate showing multiple attempts to corrupt Kevin?

Based on another question, What was Satan's goal with Kevin?, the answer says that Milton/Satan/Pacino is trying to do everything again, taking a different approach. But what is apparent is ...
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Why can Arya still use the faces?

Per my understanding, once Arya Stark killed the Waif in Game of Thrones S06E08 ("No One") she came to Jaqen H'ghar and finally admits that, A girl is Arya Stark of Winterfell. And I'm going home. ...
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Why did Will need to speak first in the film “Good Will Hunting”?

In one of the therapy sessions, Will and Sean do not speak to each other. Professor Lambeau asks Sean why he didn't say anything and Sean replies by saying that Will is the one who needs to speak ...
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Why did Qyburn use children for homicide?

In the Game of Thrones episode "The Winds of Winter", Qyburn uses aid of his "little birds" to assassinate The children swarm the victim repeatedly stabbing him with short blades. I didn't really ...
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Is he Daenerys' nephew?

Based on the final episode of Season 6 of Game of Thrones, we learn that Jon is not the bastard child of Ned Stark but rather his nephew. Seeing as Lyanna was taken by the Targaryen's, does that mean ...
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Does Cersei know about the impending attack on Westeros?

In the first season of Game of Thrones we saw Robert Baratheon asking Ned Stark to kill Dany before she gathers her troops, so we know that the small council knew about her beforehand. But after that ...
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Why was Medivh hostile towards Khadgar?

I just watched the Warcraft movie and I'm a bit confused about this scene( Medivh meeting Khadgar in Karazhan for the first time in the movie), namely: Medivh ...
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What was the significance of Varys' appearance in Dorne?

In Game of Thrones S06E10 ("The Winds of Winter") we see Olenna Tyrell in Dorne, conversing with Ellaria Sand about a possible alliance between Dorne and Tyrell. Then suddenly Varys appears saying ...
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Was this Cersei's plan?

In the Game of Thrones season 6 finale, we see King Tommen commit suicide. Meanwhile we see that Cersei already dressed up like the Queen for her inauguration. Before committing suicide, a servant ...
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How did the Horsemen reach the plane in a truck?

In Now You See Me 2, the Horsemen reach a plane site in a truck, seat in the plane and set up whole thing. When the curtains are off, they were at the middle of a river. They saw that the plane was ...
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Whom did Caleb Haas call after running from his mom?

In Quantico, We get all our answers in the end but when Alex Parrish freed Caleb Haas from his mom, he goes to check his bag which he threw out of the window and he makes a call to report someone. In ...
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Why did Joy Birch mention Keller's name at the hospital?

After Joy Birch mentions Keller's name at the hospital in Prisoners, Keller rushes off as Loki chases him in the hospital, then to a car chase outside. Loki loses Keller. So why did Joy Birch mention ...
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How did the aliens cheer when they didn't have vocal cords?

In the first Independence Day (1996), Dr. Okun clearly states that the aliens have no means of oral communication: No vocal cords. However, in Independence Day 2: Resurgence (2016), there is a scene ...
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Why didn't the United Earth government attack the landed alien ship?

In Independence Day 2: Resurgence: For 20 years, an alien ship had landed on Earth, in Africa. For at least 10 years, the aliens had routinely skirmished with the local African warlord, General ...
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Why did gravity temporarily reverse when the mothership landed?

In Independence Day 2: Resurgence, When the mothership landed, it seemed that gravity was displaced over a wide area. It landed somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, but gravity was temporarily nullified, ...
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Why did the Queen chase the school bus?

In Independence Day 2: Resurgence, you're the Super Intelligent Hive-Mind Queen. Over a billion entities can be attached to your brain, but far less seem to be in this sequel than the first, so you ...
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Why did Jasmine arrest Hal?

In the movie Blue Jasmine by Woody Allen, Jasmine slept with Dwight without telling to Hal and they broke up. And she comes to Hal for accusing his relationship with a teenage girl, calls to the FBI ...