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Movie? Maybe tv Movie? Portal and alien beings grown over with barnacle type things

I saw this when I was a kid. All I can remember is that there was this giant portal slowly consuming the city or maybe whole world. People could go through it and it led to maybe another world? When ...
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Way to find out about Movie/TV Budgets?

Is there a way to find out what the official budget of a Movie or TV show is? I'm aware that Box Office Mojo is a fairly reliable resource to find the estimated gross of a movie, but I haven't come ...
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Does the rest of the world know what's happening in Panem (do they even care)?

In relation to my other question about "the rest of the world" in The Hunger Games, is there any indication as to how the rest of the world sees what's happening in Panem? In today's society, if there ...
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Why is the base of Snoopy's dog house hidden when it flies?

Throughout The Peanuts Movie (2015), the base/bottom of Snoopy's dog house is never shown when he flies. It is outside the screen or hidden by another object. For example, like this: Or like this: ...
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How “kid” friendly is Star Wars VII The Force Awakens?

I have yet to see Star Wars VII The Force Awakens. I have two younger children and am just wondering what other people think about how "kid" friendly the movie is. I know it's rated PG-13, but movie ...
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Is this a genre, a plot template or something else?

I've stumbled upon (and watched) a number of films that share many things: Divergent, The Maze Runner, The Giver and so on (I will add as I recall othrs that I've seen and from comments). These ...
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Dr. Brennan's Academic Position?

Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan is the foremost Forensic Anthropologist in the world. As part of that, she works as the chief Forensic Anthropologist at the Jeffersonian Institute's Medico-Legal Lab, ...
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Was the twist for the 75th Hunger Games predetermined?

Was the twist in the 75th Hunger Games predetermined to send the victors back in, or was it changed by President Snow when he needed a way to get rid of Katniss? The Quarter Quells are the only Games ...
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Interstellar 'PROMISES'

In the film Interstellar, the granddad said that he needs to sort it out with Murphy before he goes, and not to make any promises he couldn't keep. But at the end of the film, while Coop was talking ...
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Name of French Movie with Gerard Depardieu(?)

I'm looking for a French movie with Gerard Depardieu, where he plays a furniture maker who's business starts failing. He resorts to robbing banks and in rural France, riding a motorbike to escape and ...
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Was Frank Fitts gay or not?

In the movie American Beauty, we see Colonel Frank Fitts tried to kiss Lester Burnham just before the latter was killed. Why did he try to do so? At first, I thought Frank himself was a gay too. But ...
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90's/2000's movie involving an Asian guy/hitman/assassin/ronin wielding a Katana

US movie. English. Either a theatrical movie or a made for TV/DVD movie. The Asian guy, as mentioned in the title, wields a Katana, and wears a long black trenchcoat. Two other protagonists are a man ...
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What were the tripods spraying and what does it have to do with the red weed in War of the Worlds?

in the remake of War of the Worlds (2005), what exactly were the aliens spraying on the ground after they captured and drained a human? I understand that a human gets captured, the aliens suck ...
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Significance of Charlie's tattoo in the Lost series

In the Lost series, a young guy named Charlie has a tattoo on his arm that reads "Living is easy with eyes closed". Does it carry any significance within the series or is it a real actor's tattoo?
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Why is Aronofsky's Pi not Pi?

In Darren Aronofsky's famous and mysterious film "Pi" there are many mathematical secrets. My question is about one of them. When the film begins one can see the digits of the number Pi. But here ...
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What is this soundtrack in Idiotsitter (2016)? [on hold]

As the title states, I'm looking for an answer that can identify the following soundtrack in Idiotsitter (2016) The soundtrack kicks in at 0:10, when the maid leaves and leaves Billie (the blond) at ...
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Movie about special forces or mercenaries in Brazil

I am looking for a movie I saw a long time ago about a special forces team or mercenaries set in Brazil. The movie was in Portuguese and everyone was Brazilian. They all turn on one of their own ...
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The 100 - Relationship to/with Battlestar Galactica?

So I recently(ish) watched the first season of The 100 on Netflix and couldn't help but notice the similarities it had to Battlestar Galactica (specifically Ronald D. Moore's remake). This is both in ...
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Horror movie from 80's or 90's

I can't remember the name of horror movie from 80's or early 90's with a scene in bedroom where some guy is sleeping and blood starts to fill the room defying gravity (from a ceiling). There is also ...
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Brazilian kid killed by police officer for stealing a book

What I remember from this movie is that only scene. It is a brazilian movie, there is this scene that takes place in a train station where a kid steals a book from a woman. A police officer runs ater ...
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Inspiration for making Speed Racer

I was going through the filmography of the Wachowskis. Their main theme often tends to be science fiction although they deviated a little when they decided to adapt Alan Moore's V for Vendetta to the ...
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Why was there a painting of Rue?

During Katniss' individual assessment in front of the Gamemakers in Catching Fire, we see Katniss pass by and notice a painting of Rue on the ground of the training center. Katniss is affected by ...
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Are the 3D effects in Star Wars: The Force Awakens as intense as Avatar 3D? [on hold]

I took a friend to see Avatar in 3D, and well, the popcorn bucket got used for much more than popcorn. She experienced a rather spectacular technicolor yawn. I want to take her to see Star Wars: The ...
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1answer
51 views

What is the first occurence of pre-show (cinema advertising) in the world?

What is the first occurence of pre-show (cinema advertising) in the world? I really want to know and hope I can get the first picture of comercial shown on the screen.
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Movie set in or near China about a boy and his family's forced relocation

Which movie is this? (I've tried some internet searching without success) I saw it on video about 10 years ago, so 2005-ish It was about a boy and his family, who were forced to relocate from their ...
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195 views

Was Kraznys mo Nakloz naive to hand over the Unsullied to Daenerys?

Warning: Season 3 spoilers In the season 3 episode, And Now His Watch is Ended, the wealthy slave-trader Kraznys mo Nakloz trades 8,000 Unsullied warriors to Daenerys in exchange for her largest ...
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1answer
326 views

Ash in Alien cannot lie to humans, Yes?

Have you noticed that Ash sometimes concludes his sentences with "Yes?"? I have just finished watching Alien for the 1000th time and I think he adds "Yes?" every time he is telling a lie, somehow ...
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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 ...
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1answer
222 views

Symbols of Borgman

I've read that Borgman is full of Biblical symbols. Not being well educated in this area, I am lookong for someone to explain the symbols appearing in Borgman to me.
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122 views

Is Cosmos (1980) obsolete now that Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014) has come out?

The first Cosmos, narrated and co-written by Carl Sagan came out in 1980. But since then, there have been numerous achievements in Science; many things have changed and in 2014, Cosmos: A Spacetime ...
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Horror movie set in weird school

I saw this movie about five or six years ago on MGM Movie channel. It is most likely a US movie. The plot centers on a girl who ends up at a strange school in the middle of nowhere and isn't allowed ...
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How did Saladin obtain iced water in the middle of the desert?

This question never stopped to bother me. I have looked for answers but all I could find was along the lines of : Snow fell from the sky during the harsh cold winter. It is collected and stored ...
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South of Hell: Car in Purgatory

In episode 6 of South of Hell, the main characters are in Purgatory waiting for a bus that will take them to Hell. The main characters escape to a place on the edge of Purgatory and there is a car ...
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1answer
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Are there scenes missing from the home versions related to Marie Kreutz?

Two of us watched the Bourne Identity at the cinema when it was released and later watched the same film on a VHS or DVD version (can't remember which). We were both surprised to find scenes we both ...
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1answer
210 views

In Sicario, why did Kate pull a gun on Alejandro?

Kate apparently went in the "wrong tunnel" and sees Alejandro holding a corrupt cop at gun point. Since they had just shot their way through the drug mule tunnel, what surprised her to cause her to ...
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Did Chapman ever find a cigarette carrying roach?

In the first episode of season 2 of Orange Is The New Black, we see Piper Chapman being moved to a prison in Chicago. When she first arrives, and gets assigned to her cell, she ends up stepping on ...
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Reality TV show about kidnapping

I'm looking for a reality TV show about kidnapping. I think the guys in the show are hired from either the victim or from a family member. The victims don't know when it happens. I only watched one ...
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Condom wrapper as cheating evidence

Please try to help me find this, because i really want to watch it. It was a movie with a sex scene like this: After a make out session, the woman asks ''will we ever fall to bed?''. After the sex, ...
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39 views

How did John's dead wife appear and phone John in “The Mothman Prophecies”?

In the movie "The Mothman Prophecies", as the movie leads to the climax, Mills (sherif) saw John's dead wife. Also, she (John's dead wife) contacted John by phone and convinced him to go to hometown ...
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Movie about three college graduates kidnapped by a nerd they used to bully

I don't know any names, year etc. The movie is about 3 college friends that have graduated. They are kidnapped by a nerd that they picked on and bullied in college and he is out for revenge. I ...
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89 views

1980s movie with imagery of car on dry lake bed [on hold]

I saw a US film on VHS in the mid 1980s (I believe it was 1988). I only recall that it was fairly depressing and had a lot of imagery (particularly the VHS packaging) of a car (perhaps convertible) on ...
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What this movie name (link in desc) [on hold]

I am not sure what this movie title is = http://www.cutscenes.net/videos/4004/teenage-boys-teensploitation-belgian-film-clip/ (i hope the link isn't offensive, I just think that the subject of the ...
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1answer
1k views

How exactly did Seneca Crane die?

At the end of The Hunger Games (2012) we see head game maker Seneca Crane lead into a room that's Empty except for a single bowl of Night Lock berries. The same berries that Katniss and Peeta used to ...
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161 views

Do you know the title of this vhs cartoon movie?

I'm looking for the title of a movie I saw long time ago. This was a VHS cartoon movie, I can't recall if it was anime. It's a child movie, and the plot is basically a boy who goes to a world (not ...
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1answer
87 views

Why wasn't District 12 punished during the 75th Reaping?

During Katniss' and Peeta's post game touring in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), any and all symbols of rebellion were quickly and ruthlessly punished. The old man that whistled and 3-finger ...
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In The Hunger Games what if everyone decided to just stay where they were lifted and not play?

Let's say everyone had a secret meeting in the training room and all decided when they were lifted to just stay there and not play the game?
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What did Charlie's aunt do?

I just watched the new movie with Emma Watson, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower". The central theme of the movie is the relationship between Charlie and his aunt. He has been traumatized by her ...
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3answers
329 views

Is the movie I Origins based on a true story?

I recently watched the movie I Origins. In the end it is shown that there is actually an after life because the pattern of eye of two persons matches. On quora it is said that the movie is based on ...
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Movie with an old mansion and a corridor of hands holding torches

The only scene I can remember in this film is when one of the characters was standing in a room on the first or second floor of an old mansion. He was looking out the window, when a female, dressed in ...
3
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Universal Soldier franchise: order of watching the sequels

I recently saw Universal Soldier (1992) and got interested in the other parts of the franchise. As far as I can see the franchise contains the following movies: Universal Soldier II: Brothers in ...

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