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What's on page 47?

In the movie National Treasure: Book of Secrets, at the end and in between, the President asks Ben a favor, something which was mentioned in Page 47 in the President's Book of Secrets. Does anybody ...
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What kind of animation/drawing program do they use to make South Park?

In 6 Days to Air, the documentary about the making of South Park there is some great footage of the animators working on the characters in studio on wacom tablets. I couldn't tell what program it was. ...
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Detective character with monocle and top hat?

Who is the guy identified by the arrow? (Screenshot is rendition from another show.) By process of elimination, he is not Holmes, Conan, Poirot, or Inspector Gadget...
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Horror Movie - A couple that realise they have been in hell all along

I'm looking for a movie that begins when a couple has a car crash. They seek help and someone in a farmhouse takes them in. Things happen and they are tortured. It is revealed that they are horrible ...
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Why does Spider-Man (Sam Raimi version) not start out his career wanted for murder?

In the first Spider-Man movie, when Peter tracks the thief who killed his uncle to the warehouse and confronts him, the thief stumbles backwards, trips over a raised pipe on the floor, and falls out ...
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121 views

Movie from 70s or 80s on screen in Furious 7

In Fast & Furious 7 opening, Han was killed by Deckard Shaw. After that Toretto went to visit Hobbs in the hospital after being beat up by Deckard. Hobbs was watching a movie or a TV Show which ...
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What does Billy show Marty that makes him leave?

Towards the final scene of Seven Psychopaths, Billy is holding Bonny with the flare gun to its head. Marty initially refuses to go away. When he approaches Billy, he shows Marty something which causes ...
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Are any of Peter Parker's early costume designs allusions to the comic books?

In the first Spider-Man movie, when Peter is deciding to become a costumed wrestler, he sketches out a handful of possible costume designs that don't look much like a Spider-Man suit, but do look a ...
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Whiskey in US movies out of plain glass decanters. A movie or culture thing?

I noticed since some time that whiskey offered in offices of bosses in US movies or series often tend to be poured from anonymous glass bottles/decanters. I saw this often happen in House of Cards for ...
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1answer
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Teenage boy gets out of juvie, gets kicked out of home, “lawyer” lets him stay at his place, sleeps in pool house

In the first season a teenage boy and his brother steal a car. They get chased by the police but end up crashing. The brother of the teenage boy goes to prison because he is the adult. The teenage boy ...
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37 views

Sci-fi space movie, with destroyed Earth (appeared purple-ish with alien-like features)

I'm trying to figure out the name of a certain sci-fi space movie. I can vaguely remember the plot and I've recently (?) watched it too. The Earth was supposedly ravaged by a war, then turned into a ...
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1answer
168 views

What was the official purpose of the fuel pod hauled by Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road?

We learn that it would be the price for the War Rig's safe pasage through the biker territory, as negotiated previously by Furiosa. However, the deal coundn't obviously be a part of Immortan Joe's ...
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what is the name of this movie about a painter?

I can not remember the name of the movie, it is about a painter, an old man that wants to be alone just paint, he remember in flashbacks the american war, it seems that it is a movie that it is after ...
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Need help identifying 90s movie that featured the FBI building

In the mid-to-late-1990s, I was at home watching a movie on TV. I had to turn it off before the end, thinking I'd be able to catch it again at a later day, but I never did. Here's what I remember. ...
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Cold War espionage movie, East Germans, late 1970s - early 1980s

I'm trying to find a particular movie that I saw many years ago. Here's what I remember: set amidst the Cold War mostly on the front lines of espionage an American protagonist who worked with ...
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1answer
422 views

Why is Los Angeles targeted for destruction so often in Hollywood movies?

One of my favourite types of films are ones where some form of cataclysm occurs (morbid I know). But one thing I have noticed in many films is the destruction of the city of Los Angeles (sometimes ...
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2answers
384 views

Movie that uses USB-Holo Table interface?

I'm trying to remember all the uses of Quantum of Solace 'Holo Tables' (alá Pixelsense) in recent movies, and there is one example that (whilst I can recall the imagery) I can't locate what movie it's ...
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British TV series of thrillers made by “Thames”, episode about serial murderer

I'm looking for a British TV series of thrillers made by "Thames". One episode was about a serial murderer who was murdering a woman in some kind of canyon at night (gloomy and terryfying). When the ...
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0answers
22 views

What is the pink thing that resides on the Sherman tank in Fury?

When the Fury tank enters a town a pink thing resides on the tank. What is that?
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What's the meaning of MC,PD,FD in Korean TV serial Running Man?

I am watching Running Man recently. I noticed that they used MC,PD,FD sometime. I can guess that MC may refer to the host/hostess. After I Google a lot of times, MC may be Master of ceremonies. But I ...
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0answers
24 views

Movie where man warns people of rising water from a dam

A man has a job going around to warn people that the rising waters of a recently completed dam will inundate their homes and they need to move out. Some people seem to not understand what this means. ...
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1answer
88 views

Help identifying a war movie set in a fort in the desert

I'm trying to remember a movie with only knowing certain details. I remember it was about a man who was in the military. He was stationed at a fort somewhere in the desert. The fort was often under ...
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0answers
41 views

Was the explanation of the Back to the Future 2 timeline correct?

In the S08E05 of The Big Bang Theory, Leonard and Howard argue about the timeline of Back to the Future Part II. They talk about how the future Biff would go to a different future once he gives the ...
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3answers
3k views
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Body switching is mainstream [duplicate]

I have in my mind a scene in a film, which I thought was from 2009's "Surrogates". But having watched that recently I realise that I am wrong. A premise of the film is that some sort of body ...
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1answer
29 views

What is the title of this samurai film?

I'm looking for a Japanese samurai film where there is a fight scene in front of a red forest and while they're on horses someone threw a knife which takes curves to hit someone which split into two ...
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1answer
295 views

How did Robert's visit to Claire's house help the plot?

In The Best Offer, why does Robert (Sturgess) manoeuvre Oldman (Rush) to take him along when he has dinner with Claire? How does this help his scheme?
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30 views

What does Phoebe mean when she says “I bet they're doing it”

Friends: 'The One With All The Resolutions' (Season 5 Episode 11) When Rachel and Joey find out that each of them knows about Chandler and Monica's secret affair Phoebe enters the apartment. Both of ...
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0answers
27 views

What was the reason for Terry Markwells departure from Mission: Impossible?

The episode "The Fortune" (S01E12) of the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible sees the death of primary team member Casey Randall (Terry Markwell) and the introduction of Jane Badler's Shannon Reed, who ...
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1answer
59 views

Where is Elizabeth in the end of At Worlds End?

Will gives her his heart to protect and leaves her on some island. Is it Davy Jones' locker?
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2answers
2k views

Were African people common in Rome during gladiator fights?

In the Spartacus series there are some African actors playing gladiators, especially Peter Mensah as Oenomaus (Batiatus' doctore). He has done a great job but my question is, were African people that ...
10
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1answer
109 views

Why are two of Riley's five emotions in Inside Out male?

In the movie Inside Out, I found that the personified emotions Anger and Fear inside the main character (Riley) are male whereas Joy, Disgust and Sadness are female. Is there any reason why it has ...
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1answer
43 views

Horror Movie about college professor doing experiments along with his students

I have seen the trailer of this movie sometime back. It's about a college professor who along with some of his students moves to a farm house to perform experiments on the house owners' daughter who ...
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1answer
139 views

Who was Nina Myers working for?

In season 3, Nina Myers is working to acquire the same virus which Jack is trying to acquire. She's working to acquire it for someone else. Is it ever revealed who she was working for?
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259 views
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Why was the episode “The Mountain of Youth” almost lost?

  [Source] The Mountain of Youth aired one month after the series finale and was billed as "the lost episode": MacGyver joins Jack Dalton in Kabulstan on a search for a fountain of youth in ...
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1answer
43 views

Why didn't Harry Potter turn in Lucius Malfoy?

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, why didn't Harry Potter tell on Lucius Malfoy? I mean that he is in fact Death Eater.
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Retrieving drugs from a sunken ship [on hold]

I'm looking for a movie where some people were searching at some sunken ship. I think they searched for drugs that are in that crashed ship. I think some shark attacked them, maybe the shark killed ...
4
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3answers
3k views

Was Jake Gyllenhaal's character in Nightcrawler a sociopath or psychopath?

In the movie Nightcrawler (2014), is the character of Jake Gyllenhaal psychopathic or a sociopathic. How do you identify?
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1answer
78 views

Why is A Clockwork Orange considered great?

A few months ago I decided to watch A Clockwork Orange, as I was only inspired by its IMDB ratings and reviews and the generally high public opinion about the movie. So I was expecting a great movie. ...
7
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1answer
153 views

Why did Ben manipulate Locke into not entering the code?

In Season 2, Ben (as fake Henry Gale) was trying to manipulate Locke into not entering the code into the computer in the Swan Station. This was made clear in particular when Ben told Locke that never ...
3
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1answer
68 views

How does Elliott start feeling/behaving like E.T.?

In E.T. when Elliott is at school and E.T. is alone at home with the dog, strange things start happening. When E.T. drinks beer, Elliott starts feeling dizzy. When E.T. watches a romantic scene on TV, ...
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1answer
19 views

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 ...
2
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0answers
42 views

What's the name of this US thrash movie?

I don't remember some of the details, but I don't know the name of this movie: boy needs money to study or something boy works in supermarket as a mascot has a sister has a mother mother doesn't ...
3
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1answer
63 views

What is this Sci fi film set in the future?

So this film is set in the future where it's now just a community of people but still with a government type structure. I don't remember loads but here's what I do remember: The people take an ...
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1answer
50 views

How come the Omega remains dead after time is reset at end of Edge of Tomorrow?

After every reset in Edge of Tomorrow, Cage "wakes up" at Heathrow and everything is as it is (all the dead are alive like before). In the end Cage destroys the Omega's core, and its floating blood ...
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0answers
33 views

How did the first loop begin in Triangle?

How did the first loop begin in Triangle? One Jess is killed in the car crash. Why doesn't she move forward to the loop?
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0answers
19 views

Why were witnesses to the initial assassination in “The Parallax View” (1974) systematically killed?

Rewatched Alan J. Pakula’s The Parallax View (starring Warren Beatty) this past week–first time since seeing it in 1986—and am still baffled by a key plot device. The film starts off with an ...
4
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4answers
994 views

Why is Canada dire?

In The Stick of Truth, there are many things dire about Canada, dire wolves, dire bears, dire snakes, and dire AIDS. You know what dire wolves are, right? They're like wolves, There are a ...
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6answers
10k views

Why did Atom indicate that he could understand Max at the beginning of Real Steel?

In the movie Real Steel, a boy named Max salvages an obsolete sparring robot called Atom and, with the help of his father and the father's mechanic/girlfriend, restores it to working condition. ...
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1answer
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Identify this movie (western)

Colour, maybe 60s/70s. Soldiers are staying at fort, the Indians are also in the area and constant small attack by the Indians happen. Then the soldiers will go out on patrol and look for the ...

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