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Why does Jeanie help Ferris out at the end of Ferris Bueller's Day Off?

One thing I have never understood about one of my favorite movies, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off": why does Jeanie decide to help Ferris out at the end of the movie and save him from being busted by Mr. ...
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Was this Cersei's plan?

This question contains a huge spoiler from the Game of Thrones season six finale . !In the Game of Thrones season 6 finale, we see King Tommen commit suicide. Meanwhile we see that Cersei already ...
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Why did Joy Birch mention Keller's name at the hospital?

After Joy Birch mentions Keller's name at the hospital in Prisoners, Keller rushes off as Loki chases him in the hospital, then to a car chase outside. Loki loses Keller. So why did Joy Birch mention ...
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What happened to the twins?

In The Witch, in the middle of the night, the evil witch goes into the barn and attacks the goats. The next morning, we see the twins have disappeared. Did the witch take the twins?
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How did the Horseman reach the plane in a truck?

In Now You See Me 2, the Horseman reach a plane site in a truck, seat in the plane and set up whole thing. When the curtains are off, they were at the middle of a river. They saw that the plane was ...
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Whom did Caleb Haas call after running from his mom?

In Quantico, We get all our answers in the end but when Alex Parrish freed Caleb Haas from his mom, he goes to check his bag which he threw out of the window and he makes a call to report someone. In ...
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What does Paul Avery tell the coffee guy after the coffee guy calls him a “drunken reprobate”?

In the movie "Zodiac" from 2007, what does Paul Avery tell the coffee guy at approximately 43:54 into the movie right after the coffee guy calls him a "drunken reprobate"? I've searched multiple ...
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Who is Greider's father?

The Dark Valley (orig.: Das finstere Tal) has the American Greider visit a village in the Alps to exert revenge on the local patriarch Brenner for crucifying his mother's husband when they violated ...
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Why did Ripley try to deactivate the self-destruct sequence?

In the final sequences of Alien, Ripley activates the self destruct sequence of the ship, Nostromo. After seeing the alien in front of the shuttle entrance, Ripley runs back to the control room and ...
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Why did gravity temporarily reverse when the mothership landed?

In Independence Day 2: Resurgence, When the mothership landed, it seemed that gravity was displaced over a wide area. It landed somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, but gravity was temporarily nullified, ...
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Who was the original parasite in Total Rickall?

In season 2 episode 4 of Rick and Morty (Total Rickall), there is an alien parasite that disguises itself by implanting false memories in people's minds. The audience is led to believe that Mr Poopy-...
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Why did the Queen chase the school bus?

In Independence Day 2: Resurgence, you're the Super Intelligent Hive-Mind Queen. Over a billion entities can be attached to your brain, but far less seem to be in this sequel than the first, so you ...
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How did the aliens cheer when they didn't have vocal cords?

In the first Independence Day (1996), Dr. Okun clearly states that the aliens have no means of oral communication: No vocal cords. However, in Independence Day 2: Resurgence (2016), there is a scene ...
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How did Mastani die in 'Bajirao Mastani'?

In Bajirao Mastani movie, how did Mastani actually die? We saw her under arrest! Whereas on one side Bajirao died near Narmada River and at same time she died but there is no clue what happened to ...
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Why would the demon do this in “The Conjuring 2”?

Spoilers for the end of the movie: At an early scene of the movie, we see that the demon Valak reveals his name to Lorraine and that the latter scribbles his name in her bible. Later, she hears the ...
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Why didn't the United Earth government attack the landed alien ship?

In Independence Day 2: Resurgence: For 20 years, an alien ship had landed on Earth, in Africa. For at least 10 years, the aliens had routinely skirmished with the local African warlord, General ...
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Why did the pipe explode in The Shawshank Redemption?

I have a question regarding the end of The Shawshank Redemption when Red is narrating Andy's escape - can some one explain why the pipe erupts when Andy breaks it when he is escaping from Shawshank? ...
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Why wasn't the timeline affected any further from the events in the season 1 finale?

Flash season 1 Spoilers Ahead In the Flash season one finale, Barry doesn't save his mother because the alternate Flash told him to do so. But when Eddie Thawne commits suicide Eobard Thawne gets ...
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Why did Jasmine arrest Hal?

In the movie Blue Jasmine by Woody Allen, Jasmine slept with Dwight without telling to Hal and they broke up. And she comes to Hal for accusing his relationship with a teenage girl, calls to the FBI ...
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Why doesn't Borden know which knot he tied?

In "The Prestige", why does Borden keep saying (in the diary as well as to Angier) that he doesn't know which knot he tied at the scene where Julia drowns? It's got to be one of the twin brothers ...
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Was Interstellar an infinite loop?

As we can see in the movie that Cooper brought themselves in the Tesseract and sent NASA coordinates etc. But when the bulk beings close the Tesseract, we saw him floating and redirecting back to the ...
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In Season 3 finale, did Brody really mean to finish the mission or only after he have the chance?

Brody learned that the CIA wants him gone after they think that the mission failed. He then comes to Abu Nazir's wife, Nassrin, and convinced her to setup an emergency meeting with Danesh Akbari by ...
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Why is this person killed in the season finale of Homeland's season 5?

In A False Glimmer, the season finale of Homeland's Season 5: Putting aside the trope'ish nature of this execution (the CIA would never do this in real life), why is this course of action chosen? ...
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Is there any difference between a “Walker” and “Zombie”?

Is there any difference between the terms "Walker" and "Zombie" as used in the Walking Dead?
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Who makes the arrows in TV show Arrow?

Arrow I was searching for the source of arrows but had no luck. In S01 there were some mentions that Oliver Queen made arrows for himself. I think I saw some scenes too of making arrows by Oliver ...
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Did Col. Landa actually recognize Shosanna?

In the first part of the movie he kills her family and she escapes. He is known as the Jew Hunter and never lets any Jews escape him. Later when he meets her under her assumed name Emmanuelle he makes ...
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How long was Tristan Ludlow away from home?

The 1994 film Legends of the Fall describes the film's main character, Tristan Ludlow being away from home for a lengthy period of time after he decides to leave the ranch and his lover, Susannah ...
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Who is Mr. Gold in the movie Revolver?

I have loved the movie Revolver and I cannot control my urge of fully understand it. From what I could make out of the movie, it is purely an analogy to chess. The characters of the movie are all ...
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What year was “Flight” supposed to have taken place?

At least one part of the movie "Flight" suggests its story takes place before September 11, 2001: About 30 minutes into a flight, the pilot played by Denzel Washington exits the cockpit, goes part ...
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Why did the chinese murderess did not kill Johnny in the golf camp?

In Johnny English Reborn, when he was sent to chase Vortex men, a Chinese old woman was sent to kill him. She disguised as a female janitor with a creepy vacuum cleaner, which was actually an also ...
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Why was Ian's onset of Bipolar Disorder so fast?

Before Ian leaves to the army in Shameless, we see no sign that he has any mental illness. However, while he is there he seems to have a break. Tries to steal a helicopter, runs away and works in a ...
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Why did the T-Rex help Claire?

In the climax of Jurassic World (2015), when the genetically modified dinosaur Indominus Rex kills all the raptors trained by the hero, Claire releases the T-Rex from the cage. It assists in defeating ...
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How long did it take the space marines in Aliens to reach planet LV-426?

In the beginning of the 1986 movie Aliens, people lose contact with terraformers on planet LV-426. It is decided that a unit of space marines, along with Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) should fly ...
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What happened in “If I Stay”?

In the movie If I Stay, Mia got in car accident with her family. Her parents died. Her younger brother died in hospital. Mia was in a coma. We saw her consciousness (maybe, I'm confused) going through ...
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Why did Noah come so cool to first class?

In The Boy Next Door (2015): Noah came to first day of class by saying Achilles Quotes. I am not asking what is the meaning of the quotes, why did he say like that in a loud voice? It looks weird. It ...
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Why do sieges work in Westeros?

By my understanding, at the start of Game of Thrones, summer has been going on for 10 years, this might be wrong though. Anyhow, Petyr Baelish reveals to the small council that Kings Landing has ...
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What was really behind the mysterious number sequence in Lost?

4 8 15 16 23 42 - every Lost fan knows this sequence. But even after watching the ending, I am still not sure what the numbers really mean and how it's all connected. If I recall correctly, in the ...
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Why does Lone man say “I'm among no one”?

It's about a dialogue in Limits Of Control In the train Molecules (Japanese woman) says: Among us, there are those who are not among us. and the lone man replies: I'm among no one. Why ...
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Why wasn't Fredo at Vito Corleone's funeral?

In The Godfather, why isn't Fredo at Vito Corleone's funeral?
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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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Why does Frankie Pentangeli immediately change his story when he sees his brother?

In The Godfather 2 Frankie Pentangeli is before a committee ready give evidence against Michael Corleone. His brother enters the room and Frankie to immediately changes his story. Was it just out of ...
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What happened to the dogs when Brienne came?

In the 1st episode of season 6 of Game of Thrones, what happened to the hounds used by the search party when Brienne of Tarth came to rescue Sansa? They were there for a moment and then disappeared. ...
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Why did Ramsay Bolton transform Theon Greyjoy to Reek?

As we saw in Game of Thrones that Ramsay Bolton tortured, mentally and physically almost constantly, Theon Greyjoy. Then why, instead of killing him, did he transform him to Reek who is completely ...
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What did Jon Arryn mean?

So in Game Of Thrones Grand Maester Pycelle says to Eddard that Jon Arryn was rambling a lot before he died but he kept repeating "The seed is strong." Now I have seen all four seasons all the way ...
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How did David come back to life for choosing dreams?

In Vanilla Sky David commits suicide because he is suffering constant pain and depression following his disfigurement. So In the end David chooses to be awakened in this future. So my question is: How ...
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Why couldn't Ocean's team show Benedict the live feed? Why was the recording needed?

In Ocean's Eleven, during the vault robbery, Terry Benedict is shown a recording of a copy of his vault with the robbery in progress. The way I understand the time line, when this was happening Ocean, ...
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What are the reasons for president Walker's decision?

Im not well-versed in political affairs (I like House of Cards because of other aspects). So I didn't understand very well why president Walker had to resign. Can anyone explain this to me in "dummy ...