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Explanation on the condition of Wolverine

Does Wolverine forget everything in X-Men: Apocalypse while being experimented on as Weapon X? I mean I didn't hear properly when Jean said something about his Amnesia and memories and did something. ...
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How can Professor X walk and use his powers?

After the bullet accident in X Men First Class, Charles Xavier (Prof. X) was only able to walk if he injected the serum that Beast created: (Days of Future Past) This serum blocks his mind powers, ...
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What will be the plot for Suits season 6? [closed]

Mike already went to prison. So is he expected to return from the first episode?
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Who woke up the astronauts in Oblivion?

Near the end of Oblivion when Jack is having flashbacks to being an astronaut. He remembers piloting the spacecraft towards the alien ship. My understanding was that Jack and Victoria were both asleep ...
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If “Steel Mountain” in Mr. Robot is underground, how does that offer the implied vulnerability?

The Steel Mountain data storage facility in the series Mr. Robot is described as being an old mine. We see it has roads and enormous galleries in "L2" which doesn't have radio reception. So as of this ...
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How can Claire sense the laser beam produced by ATF Agent Doug?

In Deja Vu (2003) Claire is living 4 days back, but Doug is living in the present and points laser beam on the screen for Claire to sense. His coworkers clarify about the laser thing to Doug, but ...
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Why is the blackmail scene in Fight Club different from the book?

In Fight Club, why is the blackmail scene different in the movie from the version in the book? Was this script changed for screenplay, or rather the director? What was the motivation here for the ...
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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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Frequency ending scene?

In the film Frequency, I can't understand how he can come from the past and shoot a bullet at the villain in the present.
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Does Mark get fuel to make water from the rocket that the other crew members had used to escape?

In The Martian, Mark makes water using a couple of things. I'm not sure if I saw it correctly, but it seemed to me that he took the rover and drove to the rocket to get fuel from it. However, isn't ...
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What does the ending of 2015's Macbeth mean?

In contrast to the original, Justin Kurzel's 2015 adaptation of Macbeth does not end with Malcolm giving an optimistic speech about cleaning up the mess that is Scotland. Instead after Macbeth was ...
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Why were the protagonists the enemies during the Pac-Man game in Pixels?

In Pixels, in all other levels/games/whatever-you-call-it the aliens created 'the game' and the Earthlings were supposed to play the game. So why during the game of Pac-Man was it the other way around ...
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How does the invisible boy remain in the real world in the movie Goosebumps?

In the movie Goosebumps, every monsters got sucked into the book, including Hannah, but in the latter part of the climax, the invisible boy is "shown" typing on a type writer. Wasn't he also supposed ...
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Why is the Professor still in a wheel chair?

Charles Xavier died in X-Men Last Stand. But according to the post credits scene of that movie and this link, Charles transferred his mind to his brain-dead twin brother's body. So now that he is ...
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Ending dialog in “The Bridge on the River Kwai”

In the war movie, The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), at the end Major Warden has a brief dialog with the women porters. The women back away from him as he exclaims: I had to do it. They might ...
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How does Tyler Durden insert sounds along with images into movies?

In Fight Club Tyler Durden gets several tapes of film together to make one long reel. Some technicalities get explained in the process. And he has fun inserting some random image in between. I don't ...
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Why do we see this measuring at some parts of the movie?

In Stranger Than Fiction (2006), I encountered some measurings are shown, which are actually not related to the plot of the movie. What is the use of showing them?
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How did Charlie get Barr Finger prints?

According to Jack Reacher, Charlie killed 4 people with a sniper rifle and before doing it he drops a penny at a parking ticket machine, so the cops got the finger print which matches the Barr's. How ...
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Is Julian Wright from the The Human Contract a millionaire?

In the movie The Human Contract Julian Wright is a marketing specialist for the brand management company, he owns a luxury apartment overlooking central Los Angeles. Would he have to be a multi ...
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Is Mrs. Robinson's seduction of Benjamin actually a plan by Mr. & Mrs. Robinson to prevent Benjamin from marrying their daughter?

I am watching The Graduate and am confused why Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft) seduces Benjamin (Dustin Hoffman) for no good reason. Why did Mr. Robinson talk like he wanted his wife to sleep with ...
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Why did Mrs Robinson ask Benjamin not to take Elaine out in The Graduate?

In the movie The Graduate, Mrs Robinson asks Benjamin not to take Elaine Robinson out or date her. Why does she want to prevent Benjamin from dating her daughter? Would it be that she thinks ...
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Why did Irving only concentrate on Tellegio?

Inn American Hustle Irving has to catch 4 con artists asked by Richie, but most of the time he concentrated on only 1 con artist "Tellegio", why so?
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How could Jon Snow do what he did in “Oathbreaker”?

At the end of the third episode of the sixth season of Game of Thrones, after hanging the culprits who tried to kill him, Jon Snow relieved himself from the Night's Watch. How can he do so? One can ...
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Did people die because of Doug wanting to climb to the top?

I was watching Everest (2015) and I can't help but wonder if Rob and many others died because of Doug's adamance to reach the top. If Rob hadn't agreed with Doug, they would've been heading down. ...
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What was the age of Adaline Bowman's daughter in The Age of Adaline?

I was rewatching The Age of Adaline and I got a little bit confused. What's the age of Adaline Bowman's daughter Flemming Prescott in the movie? She is aging normally and we eventually see her age ...
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What goes down in final scene of “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”?

The awesome relationship movie Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) ends with a scene in which the two main characters are tempted to get back together but are not sure. The woman points out ...
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How did a signal turn the ship around?

In the Thunderbirds episode Sun Probe the ship fails to fire its boosters because of "radiation" but somehow Thunderbird was able to fire them remotely... How, if the solarnoughts on the ship itself ...
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Is coming out of a limbo easy or difficult?

At Level 1 when Saito is shot in the chest and Eames is about to shoot him in the head (in the warehouse) Cobb stops him saying that as they are all on sedatives killing him would send him to the ...
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Drugging Robert Michael Fischer on Flight

In Inception, why does Cobb slip the sedative into Robert's glass of water himself, taking considerable amount of risk at getting caught? Why didn't the Air hostess get the pre-drugged water for ...
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When did the Inception start?

Many have wondered about this and this may be the silliest question asked regarding the movie INCEPTION but here it is.... When did the Inception start? Or Could it be that the whole movie was a ...
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Who was dreaming when and whose mind was being projected?

Can someone provide an exhaustive list of who was dreaming whose mind was the one that filled it with its subconscious in each dream they shared in Inception?
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How did they bring Fischer back to life within the 3rd layer of the dream?

Near the end of Inception, Mal shoots Fischer, killing him (or at least mortally wounding him) within the 3rd layer of the dream. Dom and Ariadne go down a level to find him and bring him back. How ...
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Why did Robert Fischer really accept the inception?

In Inception when every one wakes up in the airplane, Saito finally makes the call so I can understand he knows Cobb successfully planted the idea in Robert's mind. But I don't understand why Robert ...
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Does Two-Face die at the end of The Dark Knight?

Does the Two-Face die in the final scene of the Dark Knight? If he does, then how does he become one of the long lasting rival of Batman?
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Why did they choose Stevens to go into the Source Code?

Why they used a person who doesn't have any knowledge of the Source Code? Stevens is dead for two months, so they have much time to choice a candidate. Why did they keep his body for two months? Why ...
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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 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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Explanation for character actions in Arrow S03E17?

I don't understand the motivations or actions in Arrow season 3 episode 17. First Ray Palmer literally grilled Arsenal (Roy) and I already thought he's dead, but no one even cares about him and ...
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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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What happened to Magneto after the past changed in X Men Days of Future Past?

In X Men Days of Future Past, After the history was changed, Logan wakes up and we see that everyone is there, including Charles, Jean, Scott, Storm, and Beast. However, Magneto was not there. He was ...
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In Quantico, why does the FBI have access to presidential movement routes?

Quantico centers around FBI trainee turned agent Parrish. The villain of the season requires Parrish to pull some secret data. Which turns out to be movement plans and routes for presidential level ...
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Correlation of events in Red Lights

This is about the movie Red Lights (2012). Is there any correlation between the deaths of Margaret and the skeptic reporter who both die of heart attacks. Or is it simply coincidence?
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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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Why did Walt kill the drug dealers?

In Breaking Bad, Season 3 Episode 12 (Half Measures), Jesse is incensed with the rival drug dealers for using children (in particular Tomás) to do their killing and selling. Gus orders the dealers "No ...
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What's so funny about starched collars?

In Bobby Deerfield, Bobby said this to Karl whose neck is injured and wearing a collar, You have to tell them, Karl, no more starch in the collars. Why are they laughing?
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Why does Lefty say that he has to “check his lipstick”?

At about 39:13 in Donnie Brasco, when Al Pacino (lefty) said: "I'm checking my lipstick." What's that supposed to mean? When he looks backward with a mirror, is it because he is afraid to get whacked ...
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What is funny about Frankie's line about aspiration?

In Frankie and Johnny, Frankie says: Aspiration? Have you been shaving again? What's funny about this line?
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Why does Ivan tell his daughter to “act her age”?

At around the 10 minute mark in Author! Author! there's a dinning scene. When one of Ivan's daughter said "My cheese, I love my cheesie" And Ivan told her to act her age (she's 11). What does that ...
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What paper does Ron stick infront of a car's window that belongs to the people from IRS?

There is a scene which Ron Woodroof's stuffs (medicines) are being taken by the IRS. He is very angry (And cocky) and he sticks a paper in front of a car's window that belongs to the people from IRS. ...
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What is implied by the struggle in the examination at the end of Infini?

In Infini (2015), the recon team returns to Earth and is met by a bunch of doctors performing health examinations on each of them. In the scenes before, the ooze organism heals them. So did the ooze ...