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How did Happy get holes in her clothes?

In the Scorpion episode "True Colors" as Happy and Toby leave the wine celler, Happy's clothes are fine, but in the next scene as they approach the van, Happy's clothes are swiss cheese. What ...
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Who is Katniss' love interest?

Is Katniss in love with Gale Hawthorne or Peeta Mellark? I have never read the books, only seen the movies. There are various scenes in both The Hunger Games and Catching Fire that can argue both ...
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How did they get this shot in Metropolis?

How were the shots of the runners running towards the camera captured in Fritz Lang's Metropolis? Here's the shot: (Skip to 7.13, the URL was supposed to link there) ...
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Is Oliver’s costume in the TV show Arrow armoured? [on hold]

Is the costume that Oliver Queen wears in the TV show Arrow armoured? If so, what material is the armor? As it seems to be arrow resistant [Vs Dark Archer] but couldn't stop a bullet [Moira Queen]. ...
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What does Francis Underwood's ring mean to him and why does he bury it?

At the end of House of Cards episode S02E05, when Frank attends the groundbreaking ceremony at the Civil War reenactment site he places (and ultimately buries) his ring in the soil (of what I assume ...
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How much is Claire Underwood aware of her husband's more serious deeds?

While Francis Underwood's motivation and moral limitations (or lack thereof) in House of Cards most of the time seem rather clear-cut, his wife Claire and her state of mind sometimes stay a bit more ...
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How does Steve escape from the building in Venice

In the movie Italian Job, in Venice, after the explosion when the safe drops into the river below, Charlie, Left Ear and John submerge themselves in the water to crack open the safe. Handsome Rob and ...
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Choice based movie on Youtube [on hold]

Few years back, I remember some company (perhaps intel) trying to do a choice based movie on youtube. It was an interactive movie of where you will go next... & a story progresses as per the ...
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What makes the dance sequence from Pulp Fiction so iconic?

Various sources say that John Travolta and Uma Thurman's dance sequence is "now-famous" and "iconic", some compare it to how Travolta danced earlier in movies like Grease and Saturday Night Fever. But ...
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Bearded man in a tower jail builds a flying machine

I remember having seen a movie in my childhood (90s) that stuck in my head with the following associations of a scene: color-movie, somewhere between 70s and 90s seems to be an eastern European ...
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Similarities of Pixar and Dreamworks: any published explanation?

It is well known that for many years, Pixar and Dreamworks released very similar movies at the same time: Finding Nemo and Shark Tale Wall-E and Robots (see comments) The Wild and Madagascar ...
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Teenage runaway working at clothing store

It's about a teenage girl who lives with her mom and sister, she starts working at a dress shop to save money, but her mom then steals the money, so the girl leaves to find her dad. She lives with her ...
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Why does Bill Cage wake up in the helicopter?

In Edge of Tomorrow William Cage is reliving the same day over and over again. The time loop always starts with Cage waking up at Heathrow, after his meeting with the General.       ...
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Man buys a book on how to find ghosts

This is a movie I watched quite some time ago and I can't remember the title of it. I can only remember some scenes from it. (I'm not sure if everything here is accurate though). It's an Asian horror ...
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How does Metacritic order user reviews? [on hold]

I cannot figure out the logic of Metacritic.com's ordering of user reviews. They have reviews on their front page with scores like "0 of 11 users found this helpful". Well, hello, if the review has 11 ...
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Star Trek - Khan and Chekov

Why does Chekov say that he remembers Khan in "Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan" if in Star Trek TOS Chekov doesn't appear in the episode "Space Seed"? Also why is Chekov in "Star Trek Into Darkness"? ...
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Is there any indication in Sons Of Anarchy that it does not take place in the present day?

I'm just curious, because all the technology you see in that show seems older. The computers are always clunky desktops with floppy drives, and every cell phone is a flip-phone. You'd think at least ...
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Looking for the Title of a specific horror movie

Hey everyone I've been trying to find out the name of a certain movie I've been looking for for a while; maybe someone can assist: Things I remember: Couple moves into an old mansion. Movie is in ...
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“Whatever doesn't kill you, simply makes you stranger” - what does it mean?

During The Dark Knight the Joker says: Whatever doesn't kill you, simply makes you stranger I believe the original phrase is "What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger." So what did the Joker ...
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Do King Benny and Fat Man know the whole story?

In the film Sleepers (1996), do Fat Man and King Benny know the whole story about what happened to the boys (rapes, beatings, etc.)? They seem to know everything, and they're going along with the ...
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In the movie “Sleepers”, what exactly does King Benny do?

Bruno Kirby makes a point of telling the story of how King Benny waited 8 years to seek revenge on an assailant in his younger years. By the time Shakes goes to work for King Benny, he's an old man. ...
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How were starfields / streaming stars created in the pre-computer era?

Starfields or streaming stars are ubiquitous to give the impression of movement of space crafts. I am thinking of flying directly and frontal into the starfield, as in the beginning of the intro or ...
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Why does Indiana Jones say 'I like Ike'?

In Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, short while after the beginning of the movie, Irina Spalko captured Indy and force him to lead the U.S soldiers military base which contains ...
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What was doing the stinging in Maze Runner?

What were the boys getting stung by in the Maze Runner? They say multiple times that, "No one has seen Griever and lived to tell about it." If that's the case then what's is stinging them? ...
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How did Nucky rise to power?

How did Nucky Thompson wrest power over Atlantic City from The Commodore?
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Which movies are according to your oppinion examples for a good story dealing with an underdog who gets the chance of a lifetime? [on hold]

Personally, rocky 1, starring burt young and sylvester stallone, comes to my mind. In this movie Rocky is a man under poor living conditions, who struggles with everyday life doing jobs he does not ...
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What does “Yippee-ki-yay” even mean? [duplicate]

In the Die Hard series, John Mcclane often uses this phrase before delivering the punch-blow that exterminates whatever he's aiming to blow up. But Mcclane ain't from Texas or anywhere in the ...
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How did walking dead characters get cured?

I remember in season 4 of The Walking Dead that Glenn, Sasha and a few others were infected with some type of illness and that they were still sick even when the Governor attacked them. How were they ...
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In search of a 60/70s UK Horror Movie set in a School (Boy hangs himself) [on hold]

This is a movie that haunted me as a child but i'm afraid i don't have a lot of info. Basically all i can remember is it was set in a school, in the UK i think but not 100% sure, all the characters ...
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Why were the Hobbit and Lord of the Ring movies released in reverse order to the books? [on hold]

The one and only Hobbit book 'The Hobbit' was published on the 21st of September, 1937. The first Lord of the Rings book 'The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring' was published the 29th of ...
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What is the title theme of “The Street”, a BBC drama?

I am asking about the theme music for the series The Street. It was created by Granada TV for the BBC. I'm looking for the title and artist. Internet searches have not been fruitful.
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What cardinal rule did John Wick break?

In John Wick, in the scene where
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Who created the Tet in oblivion?

So, in the movie, the Tet arrived, destroyed the moon then made a cover up story that humans had fled to Titan, and it was itself a Human launch pad.. But in reality the Tet was an autonomously ...
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Who is the masked German Sniper near the end of the movie?

Recently saw the movie Fury and near the end of the movie when Don "Wardaddy" Collier gets shot by the German sniper. The German sniper initially wears a doorag/mask around his face and is revealed. ...
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Please identify this (Almodovar?) movie

I remember 2 scenes from a movie that I think was made by Pedro Almodovar, probably in the 90s. In one scene, a pregnant woman complains to a friend about pain in her nipples (while they sit in a ...
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What movie is this photo from? [on hold]

Can you please identify what movie this photo is from?
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what movie is this? Guy kissing blonde girl at a party [on hold]

http://twitter.com/Sexualgif/status/492540726165504000/photo/1 The guy kisses the girl while she's talking to someone else at what looks like to be a party
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A movie about a sword fight between man and lady

I saw a movie years ago about an asian woman and man fighting and right before he kills her, he ask her "do you want the swift, sharp blade to end your life quickly?" or something like that and she ...
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Identify this courtroom drama for me

Definitely an American movie, probably came out in the last 10 or 15 years. I just remember towards the end the lead character, who appeared to have some kind of handicap (I think a stutter or ...
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Identify horror movie with four aliens attacking a small town

Summary: English language movie set in rural America. Saw it in the 80's, but could be a 70's movie. Had a B-movie vibe to it. Alien spaceship crashes in the woods next to a small town. The aliens ...
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surreal short film with 3 “nations” with primary color paint; shown at World Expo in 1986-87

There was a beautiful silent film I saw at the World Expo in Vancouver in 1987. In it, there are 3 "nations", each of which has its own color -- red, blue, and yellow. They are in a state of tense ...
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European movie were camera is just focussed on a doorway in a house/apartment

Can anyone identify a European/arthouse film where the camera is just left on a table focussing on a doorway in a house/apartment and chronicles "a day in the life" e.g couple argue, couple make love ...
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Has Daryl ever fired an arrow and not recovered it?

The only time in The Walking Dead that I can think of that we didn't see Daryl recover the arrow he has shot was when there was the hanging walker in the tree. However, I don't think that there was ...
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Animation where people are divided over numbers or letters

I'm looking for a particular movie which was about numbers vs letters where the supporting characters are either for letters or numbers and the boy hero in the movie learns to use both to defeat the ...
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Which (godzilla/dinosaur) Monster movie is this?

I know there are about 35 of them out there. I watched it long ago, so not even sure if it is colour or black and white. since I am not sure if it is Godzilla, I am calling it monster. What I do ...
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Why do film studios buy domains of fictitious companies?

A few moments ago I saw an episode of 'The Blacklist' and recognized a sign with the address of an fictitious estate agent. My curiosity was to check the domain in the web browser. It seems that the ...
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Dying boy is cryogenically frozen and attempts to kill his parents once revived

It was a story about a family and they had a son who was really sick. so the parents cryonically preserved the boy until they found a cure. after all, they found the cure and healed the boy and the ...
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A movie about a girl who may have been a Girl Scout

This movie was in the 80s or 90s. One scene involves a black girl who looks homeless, where the main protagonist is a man. When the man comes up the girl is frightened tries to pull out a Swiss army ...
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Morning cartoon show from late 80s, early 90s; boy's family turned to stone

I hope someone can help me. I remember a cartoon show that was pretty cool where a boy's family is turned to stone and he has to journey somewhere far away - is never like just around the corner - ...
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Is The Cabin in the Woods linked to the Buffyverse?

The Cabin in the Woods features a mysterious bureaucratic organisation that, although never named, commodifies certain Supernatural creatures within it's operation. Both Angel and Buffy the Vampire ...

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