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Was Terra Nova too expensive to be renewed?

The show seemed reasonably entertaining and had its audience yet it did not work out. Was it mostly due to costly production or lack of audience?
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Must be asleep by midnight

My brother and I watched a film when we were children that scared the crap out of us; now we want to pass it on to a new generation. It may have been animated, it was about a villian (who wore a hat, ...
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Searching an old movie about 13 brothers

The movie is about 13 brothers. It is an old asian action movie. In the end of the movie the youngest brother had been dismembered by 4 horses. If anybody knows this movie, please let me know the ...
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Name of british tv series

I am trying to remember the name of a tv series (cancelled after the first season) where a team of "off-the-grid" policemen worked undercover/playing roles to solve cases. I can't recall any of the ...
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Why is Walt obsessed with Jesse?

As the question asks, why can Walt just not do without Jesse in Breaking Bad? At the beginning, he needed him to get into the business and stuff but later, Jesse only proved to be nothing but trouble. ...
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1k views

Why hasn't the elevator been fixed?

In The Big Bang Theory the elevator has been out of order since the start of the series. To this date -- after season eight has finished -- the elevator has still not been fixed. Is there any ...
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108 views

What movie is this about a killer?

I saw this movie very young so I have little memory of it. It may be from the 80's or 70's, in color. I just remember that there was a young man that was a contract killer or something and he was very ...
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684 views

Does Ethan Hunt rely on luck and chance?

Early in Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, this council is arguing over the unreliability of the team, most specifically about the fact that they rely on luck. I think this is extremely true, however, ...
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What is this movie about a group of “undercover” Americans threats or forcing other countries?

I have been looking like a madman after a movie I have seen for only a couple of years ago. I think it's somewhat based on real events (in modern times) (not sure about that) about a group of ...
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46 views

Title of an old caveman animation

I'm looking for an old animation of a caveman who drags his woman off by her hair and in the end, I think she drags him off by his hair. I can't remember if it played during the opening titles in a ...
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44 views

Looking for a movie that I thought starrred Christopher Reeve

Looking for a movie I saw years ago, possibly 80s. I thought it starred Christopher Reeve and Sissy Spacek but I can't find a movie with the two of them. He was returning from the civil war as her ...
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20 views

man attacked by floating bear claw?

I saw this movie around 1977, it was a "creature feature" from Bob Wilkins' show (RIP). All I remember about it is some guy reaching into a suitcase or trunk, or maybe reaching into a hole in the ...
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Charmed? Buffy? I have no clue

The episode, I believe, started out with a shot of a lighthouse and a woman seducing a man, then his wife walked in so the unknown woman kissed him and stole his soul or breath? Then, later in the ...
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25 views

How did LeChiffre know the tracker was in Bond's arm?

In Casino Royale, after Bond is captured by LeChiffre, the first thing LeChiffre's men do is cut out the tracker MI6 had put in Bond's arm. How did LeChiffre know it was there? He tells Bond But ...
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23 views

Name of BBC 1990s screenplay set in near future; migrants trying to enter Europe

Dim memories of this from my childhood - asking now, obviously, because it's so topical. Set in some kind of Fortress Europe in the near future, lots of African migrants trying to get in (maybe a ...
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1answer
12 views

Buñuel's movies in languages other than Spanish or French

I read somewhere that Buñuel made movies in three languages. All I know are his movies in Spanish and French. Is that true and in which other languages has he directed movies and what are those ...
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How does Neo know about the matrix before being removed from the dream world?

In The Matrix, during Neo & Trinity's initial meeting at the club, Trinity and Neo say: Trinity: It's the question that drives us mad. It's the question that brought you here. You know the ...
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2answers
89 views

Why did Mike Ehrmantraut give up his life so easy?

Since very beginning, Gustavo's personal bodyguard and executor Mike Ehrmantraut is shown as a smart and an always aware man. Consider that Mike is a former policeman and a walking lie detector; not ...
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46 views

Any indication that Gustavo Fring might have had a family of his own?

In Breaking Bad, as far as I understood, Gustavo Fring never really had a family of his own. It is logical from one perspective not to have anyone valuable to you when doing business of the sort. ...
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53 views

which cartoon series had soundtrack similar to MI

I can't remember the cartoon series whose title track is similar to the mission impossible movie track. Can anyone help me out here, I am scratching my head over it for a long time!! It use to come ...
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55 views

How Sylar used to take away power from the Special Guys?

In Heroes we have seen that Sylar use to kill the persons with special abilities and cut open his skull but with the part of the brain taken from each person, how he use to extract the power and get ...
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1answer
47 views

Ending scene of The Darjeeling Limited

In the ending scene of The Darjeeling Limited, the three brothers run on the platform to chase a departing train. Suddenly they throw away their luggage one by one and board the train without their ...
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1answer
62 views

Identify 70/80's softcore/erotic movie about orphaned young woman in expat community

I'm trying to date a childhood memory that involves a 70's or 80's softcore / erotic / porn movie. I've tried googling and searching on IMDb, but my memory of it is too vague for that to work. Let me ...
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0answers
24 views

Ends with a woman on a horse being told her eyelash was found at the crime scene?

I don't remember much about this movie, but it is just a memory I have from years and years ago. I think about it from time to time and it drives me crazy I can't figure it out. All I remember is ...
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42 views

Forest animals go on a journey to find an object

I remember when I was younger I found this movie at blockbuster (yeah a while ago) that was about a bunch of forest animals who for some reason had to go out on a journey to find an object or ...
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Movie is a western about a bunch of mentally handicapped people lead by a con man?

So yeah basically the main character tries to exploit a bunch of mentally handicapped people in this western by first getting one guy to count cards and the film climax's with a western shoot out in a ...
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108 views

What would be the opposite of a MacGuffin?

A MacGuffin is a plot device that motivates the story's characters, but whose specific nature is unimportant to the overall plot. But is there a term for a plot device that is a primary motivator for ...
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39 views

A movie about tiny people

I remember when I was little watching a movie about tiny people; like the borrowers except it was about a child with a magic dollhouse. Turn the key (to the house) once and everything is normal but, ...
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74 views

About the “whacking” scenes in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas

This whole sequence in Goodfellas baffled me. Why was DeNiro's character Jimmy allowed to betray and slaughter every member of his crew, including one of their wives (which I thought was taboo) ...
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2answers
85 views

Why was Joaquin Phoenix once credited as Leaf Phoenix early in his career?

I recently watched the Ron Howard movie Parenthood from 1989. I completely forgot that a young Joaquin Phoenix stars in the movie. I noticed that Joaquin is credited as Leaf . After some ...
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man marries woman who turns out lied about her real name and identity. She is having affair with married man's friend and they end up gaslighting him

This is a movie about a man who falls in love and marries a woman and they have a baby together. Throughout the movie people keep recognizing her as someone else but she just tells them they are ...
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47 views

What exactly did the mother tell to her daughter in The Purge: Anarchy?

In The Purge: Anarchy there's the following dialogue between the mother and her daughter: Mother: They buy poor and sick people and they take them in their homes and they kill them where they're ...
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Is Hannibal's last will to eat himself?

In the early episodes of Hannibal season 3, I understood that Dr. Lecter believes we can change the taste of meats (humans and animals) while they are still alive by feeding them with refined flavors. ...
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Wealthy, powerful man in muslim country mistreats his wife - brother in law executes bomb attack on his mansion - escapes in yacht

This is a story that sometimes pops up in my head, and I'm not sure if it's from a book I've read or a movie I've seen, or maybe even a TV-series. After unsuccessfully trying to google it a few times ...
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21 views

Movie about a black kid adopted in Israel

I think it was released at most 15 years ago; it was set in Israel (that's for sure), but I watched it dubbed in Italian, so I am not sure if it was in english or or ebrew. This movie is about a ...
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Film or the TV series about this monster in the middle of nowhere with a family [on hold]

I don't remember too much, but I remember the pilot. In the beginning there was a girl running and she runs into the room away from a monster. The monster ends up killing her and her skin was on the ...
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50 views

Need Help with a 90's Show, Main Character was Alien or From the Future

I'm trying to remember a TV show, I think from the 90's. The main character was a white male, either an alien or from the future. He had powers, I think he was being pursued by the government or ...
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31 views

90's movie with a boy who walks the railing of a tower and almost falls

All I can remember is that I watched this movie on direct TV. The boy was ten or eleven. His best friend was a blonde girl who didn't know who her dad was. The boy was either an orphan or something ...
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What is the meaning of “Fifty Shades of Grey”?

In the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, the protagonist was named Christian Grey. So was the title of the movie related to the protagonist? Is there some deeper meaning to the title?
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What is meant by “I had to invent new rules”?

In Person of Interest episode YHWH (Season 4 finale), there is a heartbreaking dialogue between Finch and the machine, where the machine states I had to invent new rules. What exactly is meant ...
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1answer
491 views

Why is Rocket Raccoon obsessed with artificial body parts?

In Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket asks Peter Quill to retrieve a prisoner's leg and he also attempts to get Ravager's cybernetic eye later in the movie. What's with his obsession for artificial body ...
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40 views

How did Michael “Mike” Ehrmantraut end up working with Gus?

We know that Michael "Mike" Ehrmantraut from Breaking Bad was a former Philadelphia police officer who worked as the Head of Corporate Security at Los Pollos Hermanos. How did he end up working with ...
6
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1answer
254 views

What happened to the Shadow son of Stannis after killing Renly?

Melisandre promises Stannis to give a son in Season 2 on Game of Thrones. She births a Shadow/Ghost in front of Davos. He killed Renly Barathoeon. What happened to that shadow, is he back with Stannis ...
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31 views

what's the name of old football movie?

I was wondering if someone remembers the name of the movie where the main character, a blonde quarterback won't catch a football in the final scene, symbolizing he's past the shady goings-on in the ...
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1answer
67 views

90's Sci-fi TV Show about a red-haired teen trying to fit in

I was pretty young and at my dad's friend's house whenever I watched this show. All I can remember is a teen or young girl, with red, chin-length hair. She had a letter on her forehead - I think it ...
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21 views

Video cover with woman being crushed by ceiling closing in and man drowning [on hold]

During the 1990s I kept seeing a movie cover in the video store which featured a man drowning, a woman trying to escape from a ceiling that was closing down on her and several other similar dangerous ...
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Why Internet rights didn't exist like satellites rights for movies? [on hold]

I Don't understand, On internet we can view movies on NETFLIX sites etc, then why Internet rights didn't exist like satellites rights for movies?
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What is Fight-Club's main character's real name?

The 1999 film Fight Club stars Edward Norton as an average "everyman" character, a random nobody, that develops an all around better secondary personality called Tyler Durden. Edward's character is ...
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How are Streets of Fire's end credits structured so unusually (or are they)?

It was only recently that I conciously noticed that Streets of Fire employs quite an unusual structure for its end credits. When the movie ends, first the cast list scrolls over a view of the last ...
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What's that music from TV adverts (UK) and film (global) with the theme of “outer space” [on hold]

There is a classical piece of music which I often hear played in tv adverts or on tv or in film, typically when the scene is related to space. It has recently (August 2015) featured on UK TV in an ...

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