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Why did the airbag not deploy on Statham's Maserati in Furious 7?

While watching Furious 7, I've noticed that in the head-on collision between Vin Diesel and Jason Statham, the air bag on Statham's Maserati has not deployed! It was a direct hit, at speeds well above ...
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Sherlock holmes season 1 episode 1 Unaired pilot background music at near around 1.14 mins when lestrade first calls sherlock?

Hello all in sherlock holmes season 1 episode 1 when lestrade is investigating the case and calls sherlock for the first time to solve the case i guess it was 1.14 minutes then there was a music in ...
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1answer
8 views

Identify this movie that starts with a tale from jewish folklore

This hollywood movie is recent (i saw it around 2008) The entire plot of the movie has nothing to do with the first scene, which is a re-telling of old Jewish folklore tale. The scene starts with a ...
3
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0answers
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Have US cable tv documentary channels always had reality tv and “controversial” topics?

When I watched cable tv in the US in 2007, and while watching cable tv in Australia in 2015 (which is mainly made up of American channels), I noticed that a lot of the documentary channels (channels ...
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3answers
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What makes The Shawshank Redemption so cinematically important?

The Shawshank Redemption is ranked as the "Top Rated" movie according to IMDB's Top 250 List. What makes it so important and unique in the world of cinema? Does it have to do purely with ...
2
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0answers
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Are David Attenborough documentaries still dubbed in the US?

When I lived in the US in 2007, I noticed that "Planet Earth" was dubbed by Sigourney Weaver. (This made Attenborough's reference to "Alien" when talking about ants infected by cordyceps a bit ironic) ...
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Unable to remember romantic Hollywood movie name

Unable to remember romantic Hollywood movie name. A simple fat girl falls in love with a businessman. The man also is in love with her. One of the scene is hero takes her to the party, she is in ...
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Why TV Channels never telecast LIVE SHOW of WWE Smackdown?

Till now i never saw WWE smackdown as live, Why TV Channels never telecast LIVE SHOW of WWE Smackdown?
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1answer
238 views

I forgot, hollywood movie name, I went to watch once agin, help me for find that movie name

In that movie, hero tell his story from bus station, When, he was little boy his girlfriend told him, run run, he run and his leg become regular. After that he complete his graduation by running in ...
3
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3answers
131 views

Movie about monster/parasite that enters from the mouth

I think this movie is from late 1970s/early 1990s or something - it's quite old. I only remember this scene: A woman is sleeping, and then the parasite (which looks like long black intestines of ...
2
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1answer
18 views

'70s movie about college guys who create a brothel as a school “study”

This was a movie I saw years ago and don't remember the name. It was about several college students who decided to do a "sex study" for a class. They paid girls to have sex with men from the ...
2
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1answer
29 views

How does Harry Potter keep balance while on his broom?

Just finished watching the very first Harry Potter movie and one thing struck me right away: maybe this is just "fairy tale" logic, but how can people balance themselves on such a slim stick when ...
15
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2answers
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Translating the Jive dialogue

In the 1980 movie Airplane, there are two memorable scenes in which two guys (and in the later scene, an older woman) speak "Jive" to each other. The transcripts of the scenes in question are below, ...
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Horror film title from late 70s or early 80s

Looking for title of a horror film involving the Antichrist, the Second Coming, and an angel who's in prison for murder. There's a scene of the birth of Antichrist that shows the family's house ...
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0answers
27 views

Horror movie about angels

This movie is about a son who returns to his mother's house after she passes away. Its probably no older than 10 years and is in English. It's revealed that she was part of a religious cult that ...
0
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1answer
59 views

Hollywood movies starring only midget actors

Has Hollywood ever produced movies starring only midget/dwarf actors?
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24 views

Please help with this movie

I vaguely remember the plot, but there is one scene that stuck out in my mind. It's set in England and is about some people going on a road trip. On the way they stop at a petrol station and a man ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Explanation of the ending of Unfriended

They figured out who was killing everyone, so why did the ghost/monster show up and close her laptop in the end? I tried to find what I could but I just can't find anything.
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Need movie name [on hold]

A kid goes trick-or-treating with a stranger who's wearing a mask. Every house they go to, the stranger goes back and kills them. What is this movie? English. I saw on Netflix years ago.
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BTTF 3 and Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure - Scenery in the Wild West

Most of Back to the Future 3 (1990) took place in 1885. One scene in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989) took place in the Wild West, when they went to collect Billy the Kid. In my opinion, ...
5
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2answers
3k views

What's the significance of Wil Wheaton wearing a Star Trek uniform at the Star Wars movie, in this episode?

Was there any significance to Wil Wheaton being in the theater to watch Star Wars with Koothrapali, Leonard, and Howard, while wearing a Star Fleet uniform?
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1answer
63 views

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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0answers
28 views

Missing home from Shaun The Sheep

I just saw the Shaun The Sheep movie, made me weep! So, when the sheep and the dogs escaped their cages, they were driven by the astray dog to an area to live. At that moment, a song starts playing, ...
2
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1answer
35 views

Plot or science hole in premiere episode of X Files season 10?

In the season 10 premiere of The X Files, did 'they' end up finding the ARV in the faraday cage because of a piece of intelligence telling them to look in that location or did 'they' find it because ...
9
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3answers
4k views

What does “The Middle” refer to in the TV show “The Middle”?

What does "The Middle" refer to in the TV show The Middle? I thought it referred to one of the kids being the middle child before I watched it, but that's obviously not correct.
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2answers
77 views

What is the minimum Nielsen rating generally necessary to justify another season of a TV series?

I don't know much about the logistics of TV series, but I remember a few years ago I watched the first season of a new TV series and really liked it, but it was cancelled. I'm watching a new series ...
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3answers
1k views

Why are “blockbusters” called blockbusters?

I have just been reading Wiki on the term "Blockbuster" popularly used to describe a highly popular action movie. Here is an excerpt: "...a fast-paced exciting entertainment, almost a genre. ...
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19 views

Unscripted English audio /video file [on hold]

I'm not sure if my question is related to this topic or not. But I need an English audio /video file of about 10 minutes or more. The file should be without any text. I mean its text should be no text ...
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0answers
17 views

Why was Vanessa apparently allowed to go free?

In the final episode of Daredevil season 1, "Daredevil", Matt convinces a cop who was on the take with, but hiding from, Fisk to divulge information about Fisk's crime ring and the people involved, ...
2
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1answer
50 views

Movie about human and alien fighter pilots

Trying to remember a movie from the 80s that depicts: humans fighting against aliens spacecrafts one of the human pilots crashes on the planet along with the enemy alien pilot they become ...
12
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4answers
4k views

Why do many movie titles differ between the U.S. and the UK?

Why are movies titled differently in the UK? For example; The Avengers changed to Avengers Assemble. Similarly Vertige is called High Lane. What is the reason why so many movies are retitled for ...
2
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0answers
19 views

Movie about a festival of ghouls who haunt a wife and daughter

In the film, there is an American wife and Asian husband. They have a daughter, and together they travel to an Asian country. During their stay in this country there is a festival involving ghouls ...
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2answers
3k views

What did the title of Silence of the Lambs refer to?

I just saw The Silence of the Lambs. So what exactly does "silence of the lambs" mean? It was not clear to me.
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1answer
59 views

90's/early 2000's movie involving an evil prince and wizard time traveling to a medieval world attraction place

US movie. Judging from what I remember, it seems that this movie was made for TV rather than a theatrical release (though I maybe wrong). The Evil Prince and Wizard both had beards and mustaches and ...
4
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1answer
53 views

Group of assassins that is trying to kill each other until one is left

I don't remember very much of the movie, but here is some: There is a group of assassins that is trying to kill each other till one is left. I think there is a "event" like this every year. Film is ...
42
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6answers
10k views

Why does T-1000 try to force Sarah Connor to call her son?

In the movie Terminator 2, in the scene in the steel mill, the T-1000 machine tortures Sarah Connor to make her call her son John. Watching the movie we learn that T-1000 can reproduce human voices of ...
3
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1answer
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Trying to find the title of a Mystery Science Theater episode with the riff “not just any arrow, a good arrow”

I saw this episode when it aired on the Scifi channel with my mom, probably around 15 years ago. I was very young at the time so I can't remember what the movie was, only that there was a scene where ...
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3answers
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Why was Max tied up to the grill of a car?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, as far as I understood, Max was considered a very valuable donor. Then why did savages tie him up to the grill of a car, where he was so vulnerable and could be easily killed?
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5answers
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Does producing blue meth make Walter a chemistry genius?

In Breaking Bad, a high school teacher, Walter White produced 99.9% purity blue crystal methamphetamine. Now is that something only a true genius is capable of doing or is any talented/average high ...
4
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1answer
38 views

TV-series, 1980s, British, city, working-class-people, apartment-block, fall from window, children taken

I'm looking for a British TV-series that also aired on Norwegian NRK between 1981 and 1984 - so lets say it may have been made 2-3 years earlier. I think it was around 6 episodes, though it may have ...
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1answer
64 views

New movie about man who can feel things nobody else can

So, it's newer, crime movie about old man (ex detective) who worked for police. He can feel some things that nobody does(he has the visions). Two detectives (man and woman) are asking for his help ...
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5answers
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What is Hawkeye's super power?

In the movie Avengers, Hawkeye seems like a filler character. He isn't in any of the previous movies, and there's no story about him at all. Does he just have super vision? Does he have a back story ...
2
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1answer
82 views

Movie about an army platoon propelled back to the American Civil War

I watched this movie in the 1980s. The story is that a present-day US army platoon is propelled back into the days of the American Civil War. This modern platoon carried the same regimental number as ...
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1answer
199 views

Why in Pixels during Pac-Man game the protagonists were NPC?

In Pixels, in all other levels/games/whatever-you-call-it the aliens were taking part of 'the game' and the Earthlings were supposed to play the game. So why during the game of PacMan it was the other ...
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1answer
97 views

Why does Sherlock ask the question in this way?

In the BBC Sherlock episode "The Sign of Three", Sherlock is reading the guest list (checking RSVPs) and asks "Major James Sholto. Who he?" Why does he say "Who he?" instead of who is he? It seems ...
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2answers
3k views

What's the record for highest number of biographies on a single person?

I recently realized that so far there have been 4 movies about Steve Jobs' life, however ridiculous that might be, it made me wonder if there was another person that has enjoyed the same amount of ...
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7answers
4k views

Why don't Marty's parents ever mention how similar he looks to the Marty of 1955?

Although Marty is only in 1955 for one week, he plays a pivotal role in getting his parents together. He even briefly dates his mother. So, considering he plays such a pivotal role, does it make sense ...
10
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5answers
5k views

How does Vision lift Thor's hammer in Avengers: Age of Ultron?

In some scenes in Avengers: Age of Ultron Iron man, War Machine, and Captain America try to lift Thor’s hammer but they end up failing. At some point Vision lifts it easily. How can Vision lift it?
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1answer
1k views

Why does Sherlock say he knows ash?

Sherlock says: "I know ash. Don't tell me I don't!" in the pub scene of season 3, episode 2 The Sign Of Three. And the guy punches him into his face in the very next moment. Why? Why would ...
2
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0answers
396 views

Why the subterfuge by Salino?

In The Sting, Loretta Salino, Lonnegan's assassin, masquerades as a waitress in a diner in order to get close to Hooker. Why the need for all the subterfuge? Considering how easily she herself was ...

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