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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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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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Why wasn't District 12 punished during the 75th Reaping?

During Katniss' and Peeta's post game touring in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), any and all symbols of rebellion were quickly and ruthlessly punished. The old man that whistled and 3-finger ...
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Did Forrest's mom know about his love for Jenny?

In Forrest Gump, after Forrest goes to the stage where Jenny sings naked, Jenny once again walks away from Forrest's life. In the next scene, he is seen sad, sitting on the wood by the lakeside alone. ...
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Why did the horse keep on walking when Glass was not on it?

During the scene in The Revenant where Glass tricked Fitzgerald by setting up his commander's body on his horse, why did the horse keep on walking? Doesn't the horse need to be signaled in order to ...
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How could Ant-Man break electronics after he penetrated through the Yellowjacket suit?

At the end of the movie, Ant-Man decides to become subatomic - he goes through the back of the Yellowjacket suit. But after this we see him big enough to break wiring, electronics inside of the suit. ...
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Why was only Lucifer in the cage? Where is Michael?

In s11e09 of Supernatural when Sam meets Lucifer we saw that only Lucifer was in the cage. But I thought that Lucifer and Michael were together. So, any thoughts where Michael is? SPOILER. After the ...
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Are ghosts real in the “Bones” tv show?

TLDR: Are ghosts actually real in Bones and is there any Word of God evidence to support this? Does that mean Teddy was really there, and not just a hallucination? I am watching Bones and have just ...
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Why file an FIR in A Wednesday?

In the movie A Wednesday Nasruddin Shah the common man does file an FIR (first information report) for a lost wallet. Why does he do that? He was at the station to plant the bag of RDX, what could be ...
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How many people did the killer actually kill in the 1st season of True Detective

So I lost counting of how many people the killer in the first season of True Detective killed in the end. There was a murder at the start. The girl was found in the woods. Soon after we heard about ...
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Question about Jim and Claire's relationship

In the first Mission: Impossible movie, towards the end, Jim Phelps kills his wife, Claire. Up until then, we know that they were working together on framing Ethan. So why does he go ahead and kill ...
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Are White Walkers Immortals?

Except being stabbed by Dragonglass/Valyrian Steel which can kill the White Walkers, in addition to other things they can be killed by that we might not know at the moment, are White Walkers in Game ...
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Why do the samurai make the suicide charge in The Last Samurai?

After repelling the charging regiment at the end of The Last Samurai, the remaining samurai decide to make a head on cavalry charge against Gatling Guns and Howitzers. Why do they make this charge? ...
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Why did Dean and Cindy separate?

What was the reason for Dean and Cindy's marriage to fall apart in Blue Valentine? Seems like Dean was ready to change his ways. Why didn't Cindy give him a chance?
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How could the MiB change into this person?

It is known from Lost that the MIB ... In one episode then, Shannon gets a vision or visitation from ... I explained this myself - even after knowing of MiB's power - that Shannon is a mentally ...
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What is the content of the one un-opened package in “Castaway”?

I know that the package sympolizes the hope for Tom Hank's character to not give up and to give him a "mission": to survive and deliver the package. But I read somewhere (in a behind the scene ...
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Why do the sheep in the movie “Babe” have a password?

In the movie "Babe", the pig protagonist learns a secret "password" ("Baa Ram Ewe... Baa Ram Ewe...") that enables him to gain the trust of some sheep in a sheep-dog competition. Ignoring for a ...
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Jason Bourne as Gilberto di Piento and passports

I just don't understand why Noah Vosen's whole team didn't pick Jason's "di Piento's" passport in The Bourne Supremacy when he arrived in New York as they should have known all Jason's identities but ...
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Why did Bishop start burning in sunlight?

In Being Human US S01E12, when Bishop attacks Aidan, Bishop gets hurt by sunlight and starts burning. But in the whole 1st season it never occurred, vampires walk around freely in sunlight, so why did ...
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Who was Beni calling a “bastard” in The Mummy?

Who was the Mummy's morally destitute henchman (formerly Rick O'Connell's sidekick) Beni calling a bastard when Imhotep caused Winston's plane to crash? I just watched the film again, and I can never ...
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I think I missed something in 'It Follows'

There is a scene in It Follows where Jay drives to the sea and looks at 3 men in a boat. She enters the water and, in the next scene, is crying as she drives home. I assumed she had swum out and had ...
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In Grand Budapest Hotel, an explanation regarding Gustave

Tried to keep the title spoiler free. Spoilers follow: In The Grand Budapest Hotel, Gustave is wanted for murder. At the end we see that the second will is produced which shows that in the case of ...
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In Memento, what happened to the money in the Jaguar's trunk?

The final scene of Memento (which is actually the beginning of the story's timeline) shows Lenny drive off in a Jaguar that has a box full of money in the trunk. Presumably this money is why Dodd ...
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Significance and implication of Mahout's death

After the Calcutta violence scene in Hey Ram, Saket Ram saw the mahout (elephant's caretaker) dead and that the elephant could not move. I think it was chained. Does this imply anything? Why did the ...
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How does Murph know whether Dr. Brand is alive?

In Interstellar the data transmission was only one way, that is, from The Earth to the spaceship, and not the other way, then how does Murph know that Dr. Brand is alive?
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How was Optimus able to fly?

At the end of Transformers: Age of Extinction, Optimus flies off with the seed to seek out the Creators. The question is, where did he get the ability to fly?
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How long have they been dead?

In the 2001 film 'The Others,' how long have Grace and the children been dead? Anne mentions to Mrs. Mills that the servants left and then "Mummy went mad," and Grace mentions that the servants left ...
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What is the relationship between Betty and Gilbert and how is her husband involved?

In What's Eating Gilbert Grape, What exactly is the relationship between Betty Carver and Gilbert Grape, and how does her husband, Ken Carver, feel about it? It was obvious at the beginning of the ...
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What was Dan Wachsberger charged with (charge and evidence)?

What was Daniel "Dan" Wachsberger charged with in Breaking Bad, and what was the evidence? In Say My Name we see Dan in the middle of an 'awkward moment', with Steve Gomez and two other DEA agents ...
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Why did the ancient evil give Flyte a biological sample?

In Phantoms (1998) the "ancient evil" has one of it's drones provide a biological sample to Dr Flyte. It came out looking like maggots and then turned into a Gecko for a brief moment and then turned ...
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What was the plan of Chang and the City College?

In Community Season 4, Chang came back to the college with Changnesia and said his name was Kevin. But there was an evil plan with the dean of City College, which Chang gave up at the last episode ...
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Was Mike the Gorfeins' son?

In "Inside Llewyn Davis" was Mike (Llewyn's deceased musical partner) the Gorfeins' son? I am most interested in in-universe proof, but would also appreciate quotes of any relevant discussion by the ...
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How did Rosalyn recognize Edith?

As "American Hustle" builds toward its climax, Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) sees Edith (Amy Adams) for the first time and instantly recognizes Edith as Rosalyn's husband's mistress. How did Rosalyn ...
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How did Clara get back to Trenzalore the first time?

In the Time of the Doctor context, did she do that by holding on to the outer edge of the TARDIS and travel through time and space that way?
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Why had 5 1/2 hours passed on the ship?

Doctor Who series 2 episode 4: The Girl In the Fireplace Reinette is 37 ... After the clockwork androids are stopped the Doctor is trapped in Versailles because all the time windows are broken. Then ...
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What did Victor say to Darcy's character at the end?

At the end of Dead Man Down, Darcy asks Victor if he didn't kill him because he had a family and Victor replies "I didn't kill you because ........". Rewound it 15 times and it is unintelligible to ...
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How long did the journey to Europa take?

In Europa Report, is the length of the journey to Europa ever mentioned? How long did it take? Is the route described?
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Contradictions in Raphaelson's plan in White House Down

In White House Down: Raphaelson is in the pocket of the defence industry which makes money by selling weapons to the ME. But he also wants to nuke the region. Raphaelson gives Walker the launch ...
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Did Troy quit the Air Conditioning Repair School?

Did Troy quit the AC Repair school at the ending of Season 3, or did he continue? It is unclear, as in Season 4 it is never mentioned. Also, at the end of Season 3, Troy only states that he ordered ...
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Why did Mona's name change in the later part of 3 idiots?

Mona Singh, whose name is Poonam, becomes Mona in the later part of the film 3 Idiots. After squabbling with Viru Sahasrbuddhe, Rancho suddenly starts calling 'Mona Push'. AFter that everybody, ...
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What plot points/cultural significance would making Steve Austin a civilian member of NASA have served?

In the pilot movie "The Six Million Dollar Man" (1973) which preceded the TV series, Steve Austin was a "civilian member" of NASA who had walked on the moon, which justified his role as a test pilot. ...
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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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Did Bryan have two seperate hotel rooms?

I am somewhat confused as to what happens in the hotel. The bad guys go to the girl's room, but don't find her. They then go to her dad's room, but didn't find her in there but see the open window. ...
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Why did they start killing people?

In the movie The Wild Hunt, after a series of incidents occur with the girl that the shaman likes, they end up kidnapping her and make her wear the skull mask. After she puts on the skull mask she ...
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Why did Freya suddenly get so agitated during her speech?

Nearing the climax of The Huntsman: Winter's War, when Freya is holding a speech in front of her Huntsmen right before Eric tries to assassinate her, she suddenly starts to hesitate a little and gets ...
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What happened to the money?

I recently saw Asghar Farhadi's A Separation (great movie). A major part of the movie revolves around the accident involving Razeih (the caretaker). In the particular scene where Nader returns to his ...
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What is happening in the title sequence of “About Elly”?

At the very beginning of "About Elly", during the titles, we seem to be seeing some sort of papers being shoved through some sort of slot – from the inside of whatever they're being shoved into. What ...
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Why is 'loner leader' / Léa Seydoux against love in “ The lobster ”?

The lobster, a satire movie that forces you to think. Spoilers ahead Storyline A love story set in a dystopian near future where single people are arrested and transferred to a creepy ...
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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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What happened to the money in Blackhat?

I'm a little late here, I didn't see Blackhat in theatres. Why did he only have about 50 million dollars in the bank at the end? He took 78 million dollars from that bad guy! They should have ...