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How might a “random” event be effected in a movie?

The hero and heroine are at a Mardigras celebration with ten other people (12 in all). There is a Mardigras cake cut into twelve slices with a token, and the winner of the token gets to be king/queen ...
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'Wizard of Oz' versions and clones?

I know of a 'Wizard of OZ' 1925 and 1939 version. There is also a 1982 animated version. Are there any other (maybe non-English) versions or parodies that I am unaware of? I do not mean those ...
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70s morning calisthenics

Back in the mid to late 1970s, there was a morning TV show where the Caucasian male North American host did calisthenics on a mat outside on some green grass with (I think) a somewhat large body of ...
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What 80s or 90s horror movie is set underground with a bunch of soldiers fighting slow moving zombie like monsters

I often have a flicker of a memory which is like a bad itch I have been unable to scratch, scouring the interwebs and all the cult movie lists I can find on IMDB and everywhere else. There was a ...
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191 views

Movie about kids catching a neigbour murderer

This American-produced movie was stuck in my memory since my childhood, I have seen it probably 8 or 10 years ago. It was very well-produced, that a tv station aired it every month. I confused the ...
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What makes Hulk differentiate the enemy from the allies during the last fight in “The Avengers”?

In the movie The Avengers how does HULK differentiate between the enemy and the allies? Previously when he turns into the beast aboard the avengers space craft, Hulk fights with Thor which means that ...
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What about tom in Interstellar? Why cooper chase drone in field and crushes crops when it is known food is scarce

Three things does notmade sense to me in interstellar: Why Tom does not want to leave even if his son is dying? Quick recap of Tom's life: everyone he loves dies. He loses his mother, his father, ...
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Why does Frank peel off the labels from bottles and things?

Catch Me If You Can's fictionalized version of Frank W. Abagnale Jr. uses to peel off labels from things. While in certain cases this is part of his check frauds (especially the Pan Am labels), he ...
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Thriller movie with woman afraid to leave her apartment

I watched it in the 90's on TV, the movie was most probably from the 80's. It was in colour and I'm quite sure it was American. The protagonist was a young woman, living alone in a big city and ...
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Identify this paranormal movie

I am searching for a paranormal movie where couples moves to new house. Soon the husband dies in a car crash. From the car crash scene, his wife takes a wood stick as a memory. However, she is ...
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Why does the doctor help Sylvester Stallone at last?

In the movie Escape Plan, why does the doctor, who comes into jail for the treatment of the prisoners, help the hero i.e. Sylvester Stallone and brings a chopper in the end. What is the reason behind ...
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What would happen if Cage tried to confront the first (or second) Alpha again?

In Edge of Tomorrow we learn from Cage's and Rita's experience, that when covered in the Alpha's blood, one can inherit the aliens' ability to reset the day. The sub-question is - when this occurs, ...
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Is this a mistake in The Imitation Game?

In explaining how hard it is to crack the code of the Enigma machine, Cumberbatch' character says in The Imitation Game: There are 159 million, million, million possible Enigma settings. All we ...
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Identify this movie, sandra bullock, kick boxing, kidnapped

It's a movie with Sandra Bullock. The film shows her training using kick boxing and then she leaves alone. Someone stalks her and knows everything about her, even when she has her period I think she ...
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What is the symbolism of the blue meth?

I know it's a plot device, making it Walt's trademark but why blue and not pink(man) or yellow. One user added, in relation to Marie's love of purple, that purple means widow and mourning in Thailand ...
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Why is lady scientist killed in movie “Automata”

In the movie Automata why is the lady scientist killed by those children on her door? What's the reason? How did anyone come to know what she was doing? If they came to know also why they killed her?
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Are the scripts published online official?

From time to time I've seen movies' or TV show episodes' scripts posted or quoted online - at first they were The Simpsons episodes, but Star Wars and Harry Potter films too, for example. There's even ...
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In what time does Interstellar take place?

Any ideas on the timeline of Interstellar's plot? How many years from now does the story take place? We know that it begins in near future, but any approximations or clues about "how many years from ...
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319 views

Alien on the run, Alien Cop chasing

I saw this movie way back in the 80s and can't find a name to it. From what I remember, it has the following: Alien on the run on Earth Alien cop chasing him Alien cop reveals himself/is caught by ...
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454 views

In Skyfall, why did M order Eve to "take the shot?

Why was it so important for M that Eve take a risky shot that ended up killing Bond, until he turned out to be faking it? Was the bad guy such an immediate threat that it was worth losing Bond?
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Is this quote originally from The Dark Knight?

You either die a hero, or live long enough to see yourself become the villain. Now I'm fairly certain I've been saying that line for at least ten years, don't know where I heard it, but now ...
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1answer
281 views

Garage in Breaking Bad

Why Walt always parked the car outside the garage? because he had a huge garage! Is this normal in USA?
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Why do TV shows take frequent breaks during a season?

I notice this more when watching American shows - but for example, the Canadian show "Continuum" skipped a week after only four episodes in the current season. This is something I have seen frequently ...
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1answer
102 views

What was the purpose of the storage area in Rosemary's apartment?

What was the purpose of the "additional storage area" found in Rosemary's apartment? Was this the link to Roman and Minnie's apartment where they could perform the Satanic rituals? Could Terry have ...
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Asian movie where main character loses ability to see people?

I've asked Reddit this question but so far no luck. I recall the woman accidentally "killing" her SO and thinks she is being haunted by his ghost. She sees his ghost behind her while webcamming a ...
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Who did Rick Grimes shoot at the end of the Season 5 finale?

Clearly, Rick Grimes was asked to shoot someone at the end of the season 5 finale of The Walking Dead. I was unable to tell from the angle who it was that he shot, although it seems as though he was ...
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1answer
101 views

Music War with Insects?

Looking for the name of an animated movie that I saw when I was a child. It involves the main character fighting large, insect-like enemies using music. The main character was a "child" but may not ...
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Why did NASA not investigate Cooper's house?

In the beginning of Interstellar, the mysterious behavior of gravity is attributed to Cooper's discovery of the secret NASA base that leads him to becoming the lead astronaut. When they first find ...
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The Bodyguard hotel kitchen scene

In The Bodyguard, why does Costner go into the kitchen of the Miami hotel? Why is he so agitated when he sees a stack of boxes, looking for a Louis Gomez, and beats up the Cuban on a smoke break?
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Movie about guys catching a murder neighbour [duplicate]

I remember watching this Amercian well-produced movie on this channel MBC 2; 5 or 6 years ago. Two guys (possibly best friends) witnessed a murder of an old guy (or were just suspicious of him). ...
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1answer
105 views

Guy loses a lot of money, turns to drugs and crime

I'm desperately trying to find a movie I watched years ago. Please help me, it's been bugging me for weeks. Movie about a guy who had a lot of money, but his life changed, he did drugs, and in the end ...
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Was the Ranger spaceship able to fly in zero gravity?

In Interstellar, before proceeding to Miller's planet, we hear Cooper saying that "how far off of Miller's planet do we have to be to stay out of the time shift"? Now, Romilly, in response says that ...
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1answer
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Why is Phantasm II available on Bluray while the other movies in this series are not?

As far as I can tell, Phantasm 1, 3, and 4 are only available on DVD. Is there a reason why this is so? I can't tell if the rights are owned by a different company, but I don't believe this to be the ...
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38 views

How does the button mechanism work?

It was shown that the mechanism in The Box is empty, therefore does how the button mechanism exactly work? Does it mean it's fake?
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What is the significance of water coffins scene?

Can someone explain to me what the deal is with the water coffins in the movie The Box? I mean, what is their relevance in the film? What is the point of having them there in the library? That scene ...
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Interstellar movie black hole concept?

When Cooper and co goes to the first planet to explore, it is revolving around the black hole. Why didn't the space ship get sucked into the black hole? As we know that the gravity of a black hole ...
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196 views

Coming to America sparring scene; stunt men, or self-performed?

In the beginning of Coming to America, there is a scene where Eddie Murphy's and Arsenio Hall's characters engage in a sparring session with I think they would be bo staffs. Did they perform the ...
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237 views

Two guys fighting over one's wife

Honestly, I do not remember in much detail. The guys in the movie may be brothers or they may be best friends. In the movie, I believe it starts out in a boat area, with an underground fighting ...
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1answer
446 views

Is there a trope for a pile-on fight?

Is there a trope about one person being tackled and piled on and the hero uses tremendous strength to get up and the multiple opponents go flying? Here is what I am talking about from The Matrix ...
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116 views

MMA fighting film where winner takes the girl

I saw a movie a few years back where a guy is in a fighting tournament where you win your opponents girl. Horrible fight-scenes, acting, directing, story. It is directed by the same guy who plays the ...
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1answer
909 views

What is this animated christmas TV Movie about a sentient ornament?

I have vague memories of a TV movie from the late nineties about a sentient Christmas decoration. It was called something like "the Littlest Christmas Ball." In terms of plot, I have nothing, but I ...
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1answer
117 views

Identify this old movie about a benevolent Squirrel

Many many years ago, I saw an old movie or maybe just a portion of it where a miser (think Uncle Scrooge like) lived above a poor family. He might have been their landlord, not sure. He stashed his ...
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1answer
193 views

Movie about an inherited toy store or toy shop?

I don't remember much about this movie. It was a Christmas movie and there was a toy store or a toy shop and a relative passed away and the son or daughter had to take it over and kept it open.
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198 views

Movie with a boy and a talking snowman

I watched this movie when I was a kid and it scared the hell out of me. The boy goes up on a hill to where the snowman is and it speaks to him. The snowman has a football-shaped head, red glowing eyes ...
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1answer
686 views

What is the first appearance of the F-bomb in a movie?

Having seen the incredible statistics on the frequency of the use of the word "fuck" in movies in this question: What is the sweariest movie ever?, I thought it might also be worth recording the first ...
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Does Samuel L Jackson always say M*****F***** in his movies?

I caught the trailer for the latest Samuel L Jackson movie (Big Game) recently and, lo and behold, he utters the characteristic oath "motherfucker" while taking out some baddies. This set me ...
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1answer
684 views

What is the sweariest movie ever?

I recently re-watched the Samuel L Jackson vehicle 51st State where he is also surrounded by some very sweary British actors (like Robert Carlyle). So I expected a lot of profanity. Obviously Jackson ...
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2answers
532 views

Does the extreme violence and sex in Game of Thrones affect its ratings?

In my time of TV watching, Game of Thrones is the most sexually explicit and violent show I have ever watched. Is there any evidence that this extreme violence and sex impacts upon its ratings either ...
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What's with Garrett glaring at the study group, and then Leonard staring at Garrett?

In Community S06E01 - "Ladders", there is a scene (at about 24 min, at the end of the actual episode) where Garrett is glaring at the study group, then Leonard staring at Garrett, then Leonard giving ...
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Is there any history between Irene Adler and Sherlock holmes in Sherlock Holmes (2009) movie

Can anyone say what is the relationship or history between Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler in the 2009 movie Sherlock Holmes. In the movie when they are shown together first time, it seems there is a ...

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