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Aladdin ending explanation?

When Jafar becomes a genie at the end, he then suddenly drops back into the lamp and is trapped. What happened? And did the Genie get free because Aladdin wished it?
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Was The Wall built before there were White Walkers?

SPOILERS for Episode 5 Season 6 "The Door" Night's Watch didn't exist before the Wall. The Wall was built after the long night, the Long Night is when the White Walkers are said to come down south ...
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Where was Wolverine running to, after he escaped?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Wolverine is shown to be escaping into a Narnia-like snowy place from the door of the lab. So, where was he escaping? Is there any hidden significance/meaning of the snow ...
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Relationship between White Walkers and Children of the Forest

After viewing episode 5 of season 6 of Game of Thrones, we have come to know that But it seems that the White Walkers attack the Children of Forest. My question is why they would do so, given their ...
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How was the White Walker aware of the situation?

After episode S6E5 of Game of Thrones I wondered how it was possible that the White Walker saw Bran? In every other memory that Bran has tried to get the people's attention, they do not see him, so ...
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Why doesn't Bran and company immediately leave the weirwood tree?

Spoilers - Don't read if you have not seen episode 5 season 6 of Game of Thrones So the Night's King touches Bran in his sight and the Three eyed Raven tells that he shall come to get him. Also, ...
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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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What was Kyle really after in Money Monster?

After watching the Money Monster, I have drawn that Kyle felt cheated by both the show host and the IBIS corporation. He was broken by the stock selling system 'glitch'. Kyle then asked for one thing ...
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When does Caleb Haas' alter ego Mark Raymond appear?

In which episodes of ABC's Quantico does Caleb Haas' alter ego Mark Raymond appear? I'm a little confused about the plot and want to go back and rewatch his storyline.
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What's happening with the grandpa Bob? [duplicate]

What happened with Joy's father in Room, especially when he quits the dinner?
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Glengarry Glen Ross - Willamson left the office before Roma got the Lingk contract

In Glengarry Glen Ross (1992 Film adaptation) Levine follows Williamson out to his car as he's leaving the office. Levine begs for new leads and Williamson refuses him. Next scene is Moss and Aaronow ...
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Why do chipped people obey A.L.I.E?

There is something I do not understand in the series The 100. There is all this stuff about the City of Light, and the chipped people who obey ALIE. However, I do not understand why they obey her. I ...
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How do they keep docking in Star Trek: Enterprise?

I am re-watching Enterprise. Among all the weird history/lore stuff, one thing continues to bother me to no end. How in the hell, does the Enterprise constantly dock with darn near every ship out ...
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How did Ripley not age after 57 years of floating in space?

In Aliens, at the beginning of the movie we see Ripley being discovered by a patrolling space craft. She is later revealed that she has been travelling for 57 years (correct me if I am wrong). Her ...
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What was the significance of recreating the fire scene with Daenerys?

What was the significance that the same kind of scene which existed in season 1 was recreated back in season 6? Was there any significance of filming it in the same way? Season 1: Season 6:
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Why was Rhodey not affected mentally?

Wasn't Rhodey supposed to be damaged mentally and not physically by the Mind Stone attack which Vision fired at him in Captain America: Civil War? I mean, I know he was paralysed (that is related to ...
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Why did they cut only part of the pant like this?

In Monster's Ball (2001), why did they cut only part of the jeans pant of a criminal like this?
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What is the significance to the manner of suicides in Virgin Suicides

Is there some sort of significance or symbolism to the fact that all the sisters committed suicide in different ways. It would have been easier for them all to go out in the same way. For reference - ...
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Why didn't the Dogville people sell Grace for reward?

In one scene in Dogville (2003) the cop announced a big reward on Grace because of the bank robbery but no one reported to the cop, even though the Dogville people hate Grace so much. Why?
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Explanation on Zemo's plan

I just watched Captain America: Civil War and these were the questions I had after leaving the theatre: Was Zemo's plan really that brilliant? Okay so I understood that he wanted to pit the Avengers ...
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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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How come the coffee initially tasted awful

During the part of The Hateful Eight that showed what happened before, I missed the part that explained why the coffee tasted so awful. What did I miss?
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How the guilty remnant get money?

The guilty remnant have houses, cars for transport, food, pens, paper and money for smokes. Where do they get this as the members stop working once they join?
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CDO Manager in The Big Short?

I recently watched The Big Short and had some trouble understanding the whole CDO Manager thing.. Who was that guy? I didn't understand what they were talking about and how did Mark conclude that the ...
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What is the meaning of the expression used by Dorothy?

In Blue Velvet (1986) Dorothy says these words to Jeffrey Beaumon after making love to him: I have your disease in me now. I am thinking disease means related to STD. Am I thinking correct?
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Can someone explain what Genevieve was going to originally do in Rush Hour 3?

There is a scene in Ruch Hour 3 where Genevieve is in bed with Carter. Later on because Lee startles them and the assassin enters the room it ends up turning into this: However prior to actually ...
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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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Where are the spoons?

In Bone Tomahawk, when Sheriff Franklin's wife recovers from her convalescence after her bout with pneumonia and cooks breakfast, she complains that she can not find what the sheriff has done with the ...
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Plot holes in Zemo's plan in Captain America : Civil War [closed]

Entire post has SPOILERS. If you have not seen CA:CW, be warned. Zemo's plan seemed to have too many lucky coincidences. Zemo went to all the trouble of killing the ex-HYDRA guard, bombing the UN, ...
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What does Sam Lombardo mean by “Never let the sun go down on an argument”?

In the threesome scene in Wild Things (1998), Sam Lombardo says these words: Never let the sun go down on an argument. What does he mean by this expression?
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Can Reverse Flash time travel?

In the 1st season of The Flash we see that Thawne is faster than Flash. Then why did he need Barry to time travel to his to open the portal, why didn't he run fast?
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Why does God appear to not know something in Supernatural?

There are a couple of episodes in Season 11 of Supernatural in which God appears... After talking about several other matters, He says that he wants to take a shower, and asks for the bathroom: ...
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How does Andy Dufresne reattach the poster to the wall in Shawshank Redemption?

During his escape, after he crawls into his tunnel that he spent 19 years chiseling away at, Andy Dufresne puts his poster of Racquel Welch back up, thereby covering the hole.. How did he do that? ...
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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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Why were only these people punished in “Oathbreaker”, and why in this manner?

In the third episode of Game of Thrones season 6, Oathbreaker, only four people are executed by the Lord Commander. Further, they were executed by hanging, unlike, for example, Lord Slynt. Why only ...
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Why didn't Iron Man bring “more suits” to help his team mates?

In Iron Man 3, we've seen dozens of Iron Man suits, "House Party Protocol". In Avengers: Age of Ultron, he designed the "Ultron" project, which in turn led to the production of thousands of Ultron ...
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Wasn't Iron Man smart enough not to fight the Winter Soldier?

At the end of Captain America: Civil War Iron Man gets mad at the Winter Soldier when he finds out that he killed his parents. Isn't Tony Stark smart enough, though, to know that this is exactly what ...
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How did Sia learn to fight in the movie Baghi?

I was watching the Hindi movie "Baghi" and one thing that I was not able to understand was how or when Sia (Shradhha Kapoor) learnt to fight in the movie as during some scenes in the movie she was ...
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Why did Black Panther change his mind?

Yesterday I saw Captain America: Civil War. Captain America, Black Panther and Zemo had a conversation on the mountain. Zemo said he was sorry to have killed Black Panther's father. Then why did Black ...
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Who was the man who slew the Kingsguard Knight?

In Game of Thrones season 6, episode 3, 'Oathbreaker', we see that Bran and the three eyed raven are mentally traveling back to a time where Eddard was a young lord. I might've missed the part ...
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Is result shown from the explosion realistic?

In The Hurt Locker, During a raid on a warehouse, James discovers the body of a young boy, in which a live bomb has been surgically implanted. During evacuation, Lieutenant Colonel John Cambridge (...
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Who really takes the jewels?

In the Indian Movie Jewel Thief (Dev Anand) because Amar doesn't truly exist, who takes the jewels from Vinay's employer, since Vinya is not in on the con?
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Why did Dr. Linda stop doing Lucifer?

In the Lucifer episode, "Et Tu, Doctor?", Dr. Linda Martin decides to stop having sex with Lucifer, which is an egregious ethical issue in her profession (Psychotherapy). Somehow, she overcomes the ...
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Did Maester Luwin really believe that sorcery and magic is no more?

Since Bran became a cripple in Game of Thrones and began seeing the three-eyed raven in his dreams, Maester Luwin insisted on it being just dreams and nothing much. We can believe that an old ...
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Vegetation in Jurassic Park

Is it ever explained how the vegetation in Jurassic Park was created - the dinosaurs were explained by blood preserved in a mosquito, however before Alan Grant turns Ellie Sattler's head to see the ...
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Why did Lynn sleep with Ed in L. A. Confidential?

I could never underatand why Lynn slept with Ed Exley in L.A. Confidential if she had feelings for Bud and she also knew how much he hated Ed.
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How did he set up time bomb?

In Last Action Hero (1993), Jack Slater actually take cards on dead body, he sees it. it has 5,4,.... etc So he realized that Benedict planted Time Bomb, then he ran away. My Question is: How ...
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Outbreak climax explanation

In the climax of Wolfgang Petersen's film Outbreak (1995), we see Ford (Morgan Freeman) relieves McClintock (Donald Sutherland) of his command and arrests him for "withholding information from the ...
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Why does Davos care about Jon so much?

In the second episode of the sixth season of Game of Thrones Davos approaches Melisandre and asks her to use her powers to resurrect Jon Snow. This means that he decided to ask a woman he strongly ...
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Chaotic Animation: Legion summoned by Prince Mudeenu

I believe this is not an off-topic question, even that it fits both sections of "What topics can I ask about here?". It's not a really useful information for the general audience, but it might require ...