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What was with the necklace in Super 8?

I loved the movie Super 8 but there is one thing I've always kind of wondered about and never really come up with a good answer to. When the space ship is gathering all the metal so it can restructure ...
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What was Eddie's long-term goal in Limitless?

In Limitless (the 2011 movie, not the TV show), Eddie Mora starts to take NZT and comes to some sort of epiphany where he formulates a long term plan. However, it's not clear to me what that plan ...
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Who is actually the sniper?

I recently watched Jack Reacher. I'm little confused about the real killer of the 5 people in the movie. Who did it? Is it Jack?
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Why does Audrey Hepburn's character ask for 50 dollars from her admirers every time she goes to “the powder room”?

Why does Audrey Hepburn's character in Breakfast at Tiffany's ask for 50 dollars from her admirers every time she goes to "the powder room"? It seems like a gold digger, master level but was that some ...
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Through what “pipes” is Andy Dufresne going when he is escaping?

What are routes of Andy Dufresne's escape in The Shawshank Redemption? I know that the last one is the sewer, but how does he get to the sewer?
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Why does Andy wait for the lightning to strike when he is trying to break the sewer pipe?

During Andy's escape in The Shawshank Redemption it is clear that he sees the pipe so he doesn't have to wait for the lightning to enlighten it. Why does he wait for it?
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Why did Nick stay with Amy in Gone Girl?

After all that she does, it just doesn't make sense to me why Nick would stay with Amy at the end of Gone Girl. Didn't he feel afraid that she might kill him? I thought he didn't love her anymore.
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Is Mr. Robot Real? [duplicate]

The older fsociety dude with the specs, that recruits Elliot on the train.. And pushes Elliot off the pier onto the rocks or whatever it is that happened. Is he real, Elliot's alter ego? Or some kind ...
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How is there no murder trial in Southpaw?

In the movie Southpaw, how is there no trial for the murder of Maureen? Given the presence of only a handful of people in the event and the bullet fragment/shell (and possible surveillance cameras), ...
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How did Solange Dimitrios die in Casino Royale?

I am curious to know who tortured and killed Solange Dimitrios (wife of Alex Dimitrios) in Casino Royale. Bond has left her in his hotel room at the night when he went after Alex Dimitrios who was ...
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Where did she hide the switchblade to cut throat?

In Ted 2 there is dialogue between Ted & his wife: Wait a minute. You brought your switchblade? But they patted us down on the way in here. Where'd you even hide it? Oh! So ...
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Does Starling City have active subway or not?

In Arrow season 1 episode 18 Salvation, we learn that Starling City doesn't currently have a subway, it used to, but it's now abandoned. The tracks of the old subway were used by a villain in that ...
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Which character died at the end of “The Prestige”? [duplicate]

Probably goes without saying, but big spoiler alert! The big plot twist of the movie "The Prestige" is that At the end of the movie, It just occurred to me, that I don't actually know which ...
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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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What is the origin of the Virus in the Maze Runner series?

In the Maze Runner film series, what is the origin of the virus? How does the virus affect a human? Does it create a reptile inside the body, like in The Strain (2014) tv show?
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Gunshot at end of Season 1?

In the tv series Deutschland 83 finale of season 1, there was a gunshot Is there any hint who did this?
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Who was the fighting girl in episode 2 of Deutschland 83?

In the tv series Deutschland 83 S01E02, the spy Moritz/Martin was involved in a fight about the floppy disk he found with a Asian girl who was a waitress in disguise. Maybe I missed something, but I ...
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Why did Owen Chase not fire his harpoon at Moby Dick?

In movie In the Heart of the Sea, when Owen Chase finally faces the big white whale (later named Moby Dick) with his harpoon, why does he not do it?
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Why are all the Blues Brothers Band members jailed?

In the final scene of The Blues Brothers we see the band that is playing Jailhouse Rock in the jail's dining hall. In the movie we see that the police is chasing only Jack and Elwood, not the entire ...
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Why didn't the students escape fire through windows?

In The Boy (2015) towards the final act of the movie, we see Ted locking the doors of the motel rooms, then pouring gasoline onto the doors, before setting them on fire. Later we hear the students ...
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Was Lou always Jacob's dad?

In Hot Tub Time Machine, there is a scene where Lou is interrupted having sex with Kelly, Jacob's mother (It has already been established that Jacob was conceived that weekend and that his mom is kind ...
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Was Hanzee at the Motor Motel before the police cavalcade arrived?

In Fargo, Season 2, Episode 9, "The Castle", the police decide to maintain Ed Blumquist's meeting with Mike Milligan at the Motor Motel. This is after Hanzee Dent has already absconded with a car and ...
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What was the deal with 9:30 in M Night Shyamalan's 'The Visit'?

By the end of M Night Shyamalan's 'The Visit', it is evident But what was the deal with 9:30? Is it possible that a condition like this happens around a fixed time? Or is it simply employed by the ...
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Why is technology so advanced in the Star Wars prequels?

Why is technology so advanced in the Star Wars prequels? The obvious answer is that the prequels were made in the 90s - 00s while the first films were made in the 70s and 80s, therefore real world ...
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What was the purpose of keeping Castor Troy alive after the face transplant procedure?

In the 1997 movie, Face/Off, FBI Agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) has been pursuing terrorist Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage) for over 6 years. During an ambush at Los Angeles airport, Castor makes a ...
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Who was the man in Wanda's flat?

In the beginning of "Ida" (2013 Best Foreign Language Film of the Year), Anna/Ida visits her aunt Wanda for the first time. As she enters Wanda's flat, the camera pauses on a man getting dressed. He ...
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Where has Woody been?

In Toy Story 2, Woody is convinced to go to the Japanese toy museum, as he's worried about what will happen when Andy grows up. However, from the same movie, two pieces of key timeline are ...
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Was Steven Taylor contemplating the death of his wife before her affair was discovered?

The 1998 movie, A Perfect Murder starring Michael Douglas and Gwyneth Paltrow tells the story of Steven Taylor (Douglas) plotting murder against his wife, Emily Taylor (Paltrow). Steven discovers ...
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How did Dillon die?

In Killing them Softly at the end Brad Pitt says that Dillon died this morning: Dillon's dead now fucking pay me. How did Dillon die? Did we watch it happen or no? I never really saw Dillon much ...
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How much time passed (in universe) between Rocky and Rocky III?

In the original Rocky, Mickey tells Rocky that he is 76 years old: MICKEY (yells) Rocky, I'm seventy-six years old. Maybe you can be the winner I never was -- your ...
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For how long is Phil stuck in the Groundhog Day's loop?

I've several times wondered for how long was Phil Connors stuck in that loop. There are the on-screen shown days which I estimate around 40. But then, Phil learns lot of stuff about the people of the ...
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How does earth based technology interact with alien technology

I recently rewatched Independence Day (1996) And noticed a lot of new things that left all kinds of plot-holes and questions. I'm willing to accept plot-holes and Deus Ex Machina type explanations at ...
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How did Bob Taylor get out of the children's room?

I watched the scene in Prisoners where Bob Taylor supposedly breaks into the Dovers' house carefully. When he gets into the children's room, Mrs. Dover comes right after him but then he mysteriously ...
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How did the kidnappings happen?

Am I right when I say that Alex drove the children in Prisoners to his house wanting just to play with them and then get them back but didn't since Holly wanted to keep them? But that draws another ...
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Would Michael Corleone stay in Cuba?

What was Michael Corleone's and Hyman Roth's initial plan in Cuba in The Godfather: Part II? What would have happened if a revolution did not happen when Michael, Roth and partners gathered there? ...
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Why didn't Eve keep shooting at the train scene?

During the beginning of Skyfall there's a scene where 007 and Patrice are fighting on the top of a train that's heading into a tunnel, in Istanbul. Not wanting to risk losing the trace of them, M ...
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Why wasn't the room with the crystalline Spantium being reset?

In Heaven Sent (Doctor Who): As every room in the castle was being reset after a while, why wasn't the room with the crystalline Spantium being reset? Each hit by the Doctor wearing away the wall ...
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Why did this character simply die in Deadgirl (2008)?

In the film Deadgirl (2008), After this happens, JT finds out that So if this is true, then why didn't Johnny
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What's the rush to travel forward in time?

In the 1984 events of Terminator: Genisys when Kyle and Sarah, having destroyed the only known enemy robot in their timeline, approach their one-shot Time Displacement Engine (TDE), they get into an ...
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Why does Eric Bana give sticks to all Mossad assassins to eat before the first assassination?

Before the first assassination in Munich (2005), of Wael Zwaiter, Eric Bana gives the whole team some kind of sticks to eat. Why does he give those and what are those called?
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The “Ross-A-Tron” joke

In the 11th episode of the 7th series of Friends - The One With All The Cheesecakes Ross tries to use his "new nickname": Ross: Hey Joe, while you’re over there how about another beer for the ...
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Why does Marty see another duplicate of himself when he returns?

When Marty decides to go back from 1958 to 1988 in Back to the Future, he decides to go back several minutes before the doctor is killed by the terrorists, to warn him. But when he arrives late, he ...
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How does Cooper know that jumping in blackhole can gain back years?

After being hit by first wave at Miller's planet in Interstellar, Cooper and Amelia discuss something about time slippage etc. At that time Cooper says that, "can't we just jump in black hole to gain ...
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What happens in the hotel room after he leaves?

In Slumdog Millionaire, Salim asks Jamal to go away from that hotel room. Salim and Latika are left in the room and Jamal is asked to leave. Why was he asked to leave? And what happened?
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Why does the building explode at the start of Spectre?

In the opening sequence of Spectre (2015), James Bond is listening to some bad guys discussing an evil plot. He then starts shooting at them, but they start shooting back - and then, suddenly, the ...
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After the events of S4E11, why didn't Gus shadow Walt?

After Gus fired Walt, prefigured he would kill Hank, threatened Walt's family and left him in the desert near the end of Breaking Bad S4E11 »Crawl Space«, it doesn't seem too hard for Gus to ...
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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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Who sent the email to the sat-con girl in The Martian?

I missed seeing who sent the email to the satelite monitoring girl. Who told her to check out the coordinates on the two different days?
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What are the Blue Rings in 'Bram Stoker's Dracula'?

I recently watched "Bram Stoker's Dracula" from 1992. When Johnathan enters the castle of Dracula, some sort of blue rings appear in front of the castle door. What do they do?
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After what happened to Gale, was Gus still planning to kill Walt?

After Jesse killed Gale at the end of Breaking Bad season 3, Walt assumes that Gus is going to search for another chemist to replace him, and planning to kill him as soon as he found one. His ...