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Why do they want to hire prostitutes for the space program?

Why do they want to hire prostitutes for space program in Predestination?
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Why does Barry do what he does at the end of Flash Season 2?

In the 23rd and last episode of The Flash's Season 2, It is unclear what he will do from now on or how he will come back, since the whole continuum in which the episode (and past season) took ...
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Why does Officer Barrigan think Costigan is a mole for Costello? [duplicate]

Officer Barrigan never met Costigan anywhere in The Departed. Why would he think Costigan is a mole for Costello. Why does Officer Barrigan think Costigan is mole for Costello?
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Why did the alien invaders let Russell Casse go?

In Independence Day, Vietnam vet & redneck crop duster pilot Russell Casse was supposedly abducted by the alien invaders in 1986. He ended up a crazy alien conspiracy nut, shunned by others, which ...
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Why was Captain Steven “Steve” Hiller denied by NASA?

One of plots in Independence Day has United States Marine Cpt. Steven "Steve" Hiller wanting to become an Astronaut. It's part of his motivation in life. One scene prior to the apocalypse has him ...
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What was the 'cricket' noise for?

In Cell... When the protagonists are on the outskirts of Boston they are chased by a group of phone zombies. The protagonists hide and the phone zombies do not find them, instead they all turn to ...
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Why did they inject Arthur exactly on the toes?

In one of the scene in Michael Clayton (2007), 2 people use a syringe to inject Arthur exactly on his toes. Why particularly on the toes?
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What happened to this character?

In The Jungle Book, we see Do we know if this character survives the attack? The movie is quite dark at times and doesn't shy away from killing off characters, so I'm curious to know
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Why did the FBI want to extract information about Buffalo Bill from Hannibal Lecter?

If Lecter is also a criminal then why did the investigation team trust him in The Silence of the Lambs? Why would a criminal give correct information about another criminal?
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What rumors were Cersei and Qyburn talking about in “No One”?

This question is for the 8th Episode of Season 6 of Game of Thrones. In the episode "No One", we got to see Cersei standing in the gallery with the Mountain (Robert Strong) and Qyburn. At the end ...
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Why did they rollback to that specific point in The Triangle?

I just saw The Triangle. They explained what happened and it all started in 1943. Due to some ship wanted to be invisible. So at the end of the movie, they destroy the Triangle and everything gets ...
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Why does Master Ip want to sew a button onto a paper?

In the martial arts movie Ip Man 3 from 2015 Master Ip asks his wife to sew a button onto a paper and she does it. So why does he want to sew a button onto that paper?
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Does Carl Fredricksen decide to commit suicide?

In the Pixar Movie Up, is Carl Fredricksen's decision to go to Paradise Falls a metaphor that indicates the intention to commit suicide? I know that after all this movie is a comedy-drama adventure ...
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How does Jay know where Samar and Sahil are heading in the ending?

In the ending of Dhoom 3, how does Jay know the location of Samar and Sahil? Is Alia her informer as Sunehri in Dhoom 2? If yes then how does she know where they are heading?
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Why Keep Forming Voltron?

Like the title says, isn't it better to form Voltron, and keep Voltron formed so Voltron is always ready? Why separate after Voltron is formed? Is there some specific tactical advantage to keeping the ...
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Why do Mugato's guys kill this person?

In Zoolander 2 (2016), I really don't understand Why Mugato's guys kill Justin Bieber. In the final scenes Derek Zoolander asks Mugato about Justin Bieber's murder. But he didn't answer.
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“true love and Munich olympic…” what does this reference in S01E05 mean?

I would like to know when Bojack horseman told Diana Nguyen, that was telling about closure, made up by Spielberg, it doesn't exist in real world. The only thing is to keep living forward. Can anybody ...
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Why does Bud White still investigate the Night Owl Murders even after he finds the perpetrators?

The perpetrators of the Night Owl murders in L.A. Confidential (1997) turned out to be three black people. Bud finds it so earlier but still Bud White hunts on, why so? I mean like visiting Lefferts’ ...
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Did Cole complete his mission or not?

In 12 Monkeys (1995), at the end of the movie, Cole is killed by a man in the airport. So did sending Cole into the past for a cure work or not?
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Revolver and 12$ bills

I just watched the movie Revolver and I noticed that they use 12$ bills; after a quick wiki-search I found out that they do not exist. Why do they use 12$ bills as if they were actual currency?
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How did the Four Horsemen do the teleportation trick during the first act?

We know how the Four Horsemen robbed the bank in Now You See Me, and we know the French guy was preselected for the trick. But how did they convince everyone (the French guy included) that he was ...
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What does the end of Nina Forever mean?

In the end of the movie Nina Forever (2015), Rob walks away and Holly makes space for someone in her bed and goes to sleep. What is that ending supposed to signify?
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Why does Robert Redford pour water on his radio and a cellphone?

I'm at a loss for why Robert Reford poured water on his radio and cellphone in All Is Lost. The movie is on Netflix and the scene in question is at 16:50. Any ideas?
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If “No One” uses a face from the Hall of Faces to become someone then how did he do this

In season five of Game of Thrones, when Arya becomes blind there is a very interesting detail most of us might have missed. Let's not stretch the question: Arya returns after assassinating Ser ...
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Why is the spacecraft seen in space at the start of Pandorum?

Since the spacecraft in Pandorum has already fallen to the planet Tanis, why does the movie show the spacecraft floating into space in the start? There is no evidence that this is a flashback.
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What does Chandler mean by “turtles came up”?

In Friends Season 3 Episode 25 the following scene happens: [Scene: The beach house, the next morning. Chandler and Monica are in the kitchen eating breakfast.] Rachel: (entering) Well! Is ...
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Why does Milton also kill good people?

In The Devil's Advocate (1997) I know Milton is a good guy and teached his son a big lesson about vanity. Then why did he kill Eddie and Mitch Weaver, both are good people?
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Why didn't Julia change into a zombie even she got infected? [closed]

In one of the scenes of Warm Bodies (2013): The scanner is saying she is infected, so why didn't she turn into a zombie? The guard didn't even inform her father after noticing it.
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What is the point of the interrogations in the movie “Basic”?

My questions regard the movie Basic. Since at the end we find out that: I wonder what was the point of all the interrogations and false stories? Why Hardy and Osborne had to go back and forth ...
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What does Rick kill in 'Auto Erotic Assimilation'

Towards the end of the third episode in season 2 of Rick and Morty we see Here are some pictures: Is there any information about what the alien creature was, or its significance to Rick? It's ...
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Why is everyone's limbo space the same in Inception?

Cobb, Ariadne, Fischer, Saito all die in the dream and end up in the same Limbo world, which is the world Cobb and Mal built. Does this have any logical explanation according to the rules set up by ...
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Robots at the end of X-Men: Apocalypse

In X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) at the very end of the movie, while they are showing the newly assembled X-Men in a brief Ewok celebration, there appear several metallic robots. What are those and why are ...
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How did Gabe know about the relationship between Zach and Shaun?

In Shelter (2007) , Zach kept his relationship with Shaun secret from everyone. Tori realized it because she has seen their closeness but Gabe was not there when Zach and Shaun developed that ...
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How did Finch's cover identity get blown?

In Person of Interest, in "The Day The World Went Away", Finch's cover identity is exposed after he visited a cafe he brought Grace to. How did Samaritan establish the link between Professor Whistler ...
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With Whom was Isabelle Speaking At the End

As "Blood Orange" (2016 version) draws to an ending, Isabelle makes two telephone calls: From inside the villa, she presumably calls the police and reports that her husband has been murdered. She ...
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What happened to George Fleming in Chuck?

In the episode 'Chuck versus the Alma Mater', Chuck has a flashback to his university days. One person featuring heavily in them was Professor George Fleming, his Stanford professor, who kicked Chuck ...
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Why did Voldemort call Harry's mother a Muggle?

I was recently (re)watching Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and I'm confused about something that Voldemort says near the end of the movie. Near the end of the movie, when Voldemort confronts ...
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How did Alex get the job at a fast food restaraunt with no ID?

In Into the Wild, Alex threw away all of his IDs, burned his Social Security card, and resisted the temptation to try to re-acquire an ID at a later time. I can understand that he may have been able ...
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Why was it better to abandon the boat?

I did not quite understand the reasoning re abandoning the boat in The Revenant. To my understanding, travelling in the boat would have removed them from the pursuing people faster than those pursuing ...
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Why did the farmer get arrested?

In Into the Wild, the cool dude the main character was working for on a farm got arrested by the FBI. Another character says "I warned him about those little black boxes." What was this about? Is it ...
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Why does nobody care that Natalie steals an identity card?

In Up in the Air (2009), there is a scene where Natalie Keener (in a black dress in the picture below) steals someone's identity card. Why does no one care that she is easily stealing an identity ...
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Why did The Mountain slaughter his horse?

In Game of Thrones s01e05 "The Wolf and the Lion", Ser Gregor Clegane (The Mountain) slaughtered his horse just after being defeated by Ser Loras in a jousting competition. My question is why did The ...
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What's In the Case?

In the movie Ronin (1998), I want to know what was in the case. I am well aware that the contents of the case are irrelevant to the plot - the Deniro character just wants to catch the IRA Shamis. ...
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Why did Harry not use Polyjuice Potion at the wedding of Bill and Fleur?

In the movie Deathly Hallows Part 1, Harry Potter did not disguise himself using polyjuice potion at the wedding of Bill and Fleur. But in the book he was disguised as a cousin of the Weasleys, Barny ...
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Why didn't they disarm Howard and tie him up first?

In the movie 10 Cloverfield Lane, at some point Michelle and Emmett decided to escape the bunker. Why didn't they just disarm Howard and tie him up before anything else, so that they would have no ...
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Why did the Brotherhood Without Banners attack this group in S06E07?

In S03E04 ("And Now His Watch is Ended") of Game of Thrones, Beric Dondarrion says to Sandor Clegane: That's what we are: ghosts. Waiting for you in the dark. You can't see us, but we see you. No ...
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Why aren't robots fighting back in Automata?

In the movie Automata, as explained, based on the 2nd directive robots cannot cause harm to humans. However, we later discover that the 2nd directive was overwritten by an intelligent robot that was ...
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What was with the two different colored prison uniforms in Daredevil season 2?

In Daredevil S02, we see two kinds of prison uniforms, full orange and full white. We see in the flashback that Wilson Fisk gets a white prison uniform but his current one was orange. The Punisher ...
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Can someone explain the ending of the movie “Bleed”

I understand that the town folk are basically a cult, that Sarah and Eric were born on the same day Ana Harris died, and that Ana Harris is the small red head girl depicted through out the film. What ...
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What protocols did NASA stop using during Apollo 9 that the CNSA is still using?

In the amazing film, "The Martian", there is a montage sequence where everyone is figuring out how to get the Hermes resupplied for it's rescue mission of Space Pirate Mark Watney. During this ...