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Was Terry Markwells departure from Mission: Impossible planned from the beginning?

The episode "The Fortune" (S01E12) of the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible sees the death of primary team member Casey Randall (Terry Markwell) and the introduction of Jane Badler's Shannon Reed, who ...
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Why didn't Harry Potter turn in Lucius Malfoy?

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, why didn't Harry Potter tell on Lucius Malfoy? I mean that he is in fact Death Eater.
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What's the name of this US thrash movie?

I don't remember some of the details, but I don't know the name of this movie: boy needs money to study or something boy works in supermarket as a mascot has a sister has a mother mother doesn't ...
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Retrieving drugs from a sunken ship [on hold]

I'm looking for a movie where some people were searching at some sunken ship. I think they searched for drugs that are in that crashed ship. I think some shark attacked them, maybe the shark killed ...
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What is this Sci fi film set in the future?

So this film is set in the future where it's now just a community of people but still with a government type structure. I don't remember loads but here's what I do remember: The people take an ...
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Question about Jim and Claire's relationship

In the first Mission: Impossible movie, towards the end, Jim Phelps kills his wife, Claire. Up until then, we know that they were working together on framing Ethan. So why does he go ahead and kill ...
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Why were witnesses to the initial assassination in “The Parallax View” (1974) systematically killed?

Rewatched Alan J. Pakula’s The Parallax View (starring Warren Beatty) this past week–first time since seeing it in 1986—and am still baffled by a key plot device. The film starts off with an ...
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Horror Movie about college professor doing experiments along with his students

I have seen the trailer of this movie sometime back. It's about a college professor who along with some of his students moves to a farm house to perform experiments on the house owners' daughter who ...
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Why is Los Angeles targeted for destruction so often in Hollywood movies?

One of my favourite types of films are ones where some form of cataclysm occurs (morbid I know). But one thing I have noticed in many films is the destruction of the city of Los Angeles (sometimes ...
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What is the grey/black top worn by Olivia Wilde's character in the “Let Them Eat Cake” episode of House

In several scenes of Episode 10, Season 5 (Let Them Eat Cake) of House we can see Olivia Wilde's character "Thirteen" wearing a long-sleeve top / sweater that is grey on the top and fades to a darker ...
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Was the explanation of the Back To The Future 2 timeline correct?

In the S08E05 of the Big Bang Theory, Leonard and Howard argue about the timeline of Back to the future 2. They talk about how the future Biff would go to a different future once he gives the almanac ...
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Looking for an old animation film [on hold]

All I remember is that there are little people being swallowed by flowers or plants. I think it's in black and white.
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Do actors actually carry actresses?

I've seen a lot of movies where the actor (and sometimes actress) will carry another person bridal-style. Are they actually lifting the other person or are they carrying a dummy that looks like the ...
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Cold War espionage movie, East Germans, late 1970s - early 1980s

I'm trying to find a particular movie that I saw many years ago. Here's what I remember: set amidst the Cold War mostly on the front lines of espionage an American protagonist who worked with ...
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What is the name of this movie?

Wife and husband lets their male best friend live with them and he informs them that he met this girl online. Soon after they began dating and become attached. He moves into his own apartment along ...
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Why is A Clockwork Orange considered great?

A few months ago I decided to watch A Clockwork Orange, as I was only inspired by its IMDB ratings and reviews and the generally high public opinion about the movie. So I was expecting a great movie. ...
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A Canadian show with short stories submitted by kids

It was a Canadian TV show from the '95-'98 range, I believe, filmed in western Canada and similar to "Are you afraid of the dark". It was short stories written by kids and submitted to the show, and ...
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American crime/military movie about drugs, probably 90s

I remember this movie. The main characters are stoners in the US Army. At one point, during tank maneuver drills one of them goes AWOL and drives through a gas station. I think the main plot was them ...
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Japanese animated movie from late '80s or early '90s

I watched this movie when I was kid, and I don't remember too many details, but is worth trying with those which I remember. The movie is about girl who is ordinary, but there is a place (like the ...
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Why doesn't Agent 33 take off her mask in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 2?

So, I'm midway through watching the second season of Agents of SHIELD on Netflix, and one of the Hydra agents (referred to as Agent 33) disguises herself as Agent May early on in the season. But ...
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What movie is this?

It begins with a young girl and her father is going crazy and he shoots her in the head. Time moves forward and a new family moved into the same house. The youngest girl in the family begins to talk ...
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Wife and daughter of main character are killed, shoots policeman

This movie was not in English, i think it was a middle-eastern movie. I jumped into it about half way thru. Im not sure how, but the main characters wife is killed. He then goes looking for his ...
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Whiskey in US movies out of plain glass decanters. A movie or culture thing?

I noticed since some time that whiskey offered in offices of bosses in US movies or series often tend to be poured from anonymous glass bottles/decanters. I saw this often happen in House of Cards for ...
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How did Ant-Man manage to get big again?

During his training as the Ant-Man we can see Scott working on the electronics of his suit, specifically some kind of regulator, much to Hank's dismay, and a dialogue similar to the follwoing ensues: ...
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Identifying a Disney special, or film

It's been quite a long time, but I remember seeing a Disney production on TV. I think it was in black and white, but I'm not entirely sure anymore. All I distinctly remember is Jiminy Cricket and ...
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Disney film with animation and live action, Mickey disappearing

I remember this from when I was about 5 years old, which would mean it happened in 1990-91, so I'm not sure I remember it correctly. The film could have been much older than that. I'm quite certain ...
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Movies and television shows that reference the future decades ahead of time? [on hold]

I am interested in identifying speculative films that realistically embed futuristic technologies into their present-day scenarios, but some thirty-forty years ahead of time. I am thinking of things ...
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Haunted hotel movie?

Movie of a family of three stay in a hotel which so happens to be haunted. The father later in the movie gets possessed by the spirits around there and at the end his little son helps his mother ...
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TV show about a girl and an alien in her backpack in an animated maze

In the first episode two boys watch a girl with a backpack go into a virtual world like a maze and they follow her in. Inside there are guys that want them dead (I think) and the virtual world is a ...
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Mad max styled sci fi where rowed identical men touch shiny object and disappear

I remember watching this as a kid must be from the 80's Well I remember a desert scene, there was a kind of camp. I have the feeling it was kind of post apocalyptical (like mad max) of some sort. ...
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Alien/human love scene.. Movie title?

I randomly remebered a couple scenes from a film that I believe, was released in the early 2000's and involved a murderous womanlike-alien being, that used some kind of swords or blades to kill ...
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Classic movie with stolen gold melted into golden anchor

Long time ago i watched a film, which was probably a heist movie. There was a group of people that decided to melt a stolen gold into golden anchor. I don't remember what was the way of gaining this ...
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Why did Kattappa kill Baahubali [duplicate]

In the movie Baahubali, why did Kattappa kill Baahubali?
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What is this short film where some guys make an old man drink wine?

I was at an international film festival in 1997, and before the feature there was a short film. In the film a couple of tough guys wake up an older man in a dingy apartment and say they know someone ...
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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 Captain Jack Sparrow die and get reborn after he enters the Kraken?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, at the end Captain Jack Sparrow enters into the Kraken's mouth. How does he end up in the World's End? Does he die and his soul is taken there or ...
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Velcro as an alien technology

In many sci-fi movies like Transformers velcro is supposed to be an alien technology that human copy. Which was the first movie in which the velcro is an alien technology?
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Why 28 and not any other number?

In 28 Days Later, why did they select the value 28 and not any other? Is this number something special or did they just choose it randomly?
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80s Fantasy movie with mother that turns into dragon

I watched a movie a long time ago, I think it's from the 80s and the USA. What I remember is that there was a guy that was sent on a quest to collect certain things. His mother was some kind of ...
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Movie name with female vice-president/president nominee

I am unable to recall the movie name where a female senator is nominated president/vice-president and all the turmoil she goes through during this process. The story plot is set in US. just to be more ...
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A movie about a basketball team formed in jail

The movie is about a white man who ends up in jail. A basketball team is formed and they play against the black basketball team. Pretty sure that despite the odds the white team wins. Sorry this is ...
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Why didn't Tyrion confront Littlefinger for telling Catelyn that the knife belongs to him?

In season 1 of Game of Thrones, Littlefinger tells Catelyn and Ned that the knife used for trying to murder Bran belongs to Tyrion ("the Imp"). He told them that he lost it to him in a wager. On that ...
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What is the nationality of Felonious Gru in Despicable Me?

I wonder what is the nationality of Felonious Gru from the movie Despicable Me. I have seen the movie both in English and Spanish, and both voice characterizations makes me think that he is East ...
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Low budget movie about four female friends, came on BET years ago

The movie is directed by a woman with short hair. It's about four female friends from college one was raped and got pregnant in college and now she is a lawyer and lonely another is a lesbian and ...
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Why is Hugh Jackman not going to continue to portray Wolverine?

According to several news sources, Hugh Jackman has decided not to continue to play Wolverine in films after the upcoming The Wolverine sequel: Hugh Jackman Will Play Wolverine “One Last Time”: Is ...
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Lady in the Lake 1947 (Mirror Scene)

I came across a question linked here: How do they film the mirror scenes in movies? I found it interesting that most examples came from popular and from recent films. Here is a clip from Lady in the ...
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Identify UK TV program mid 1970s - late 1980s about inner city school children visiting the coast

I'm looking for a TV program shown in the UK and produced by the BBC or then ITV (or one of its subsidiaries) concerning a trip to the coast by a group of inner city school children. All I can ...
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Betting against himself

I'm looking for the title of a TV-series or movie. There was a minor role of a man with a strange habit. He bet against himself what other people might do. To do so he moved some money from his right ...
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Why is Cinderella called Ella in “Once Upon a Time”?

In Once Upon a Time, characters' names were kept as they are in the fairy world from Prince Charming to Rumplestiltskin. But why is Cinderella called by the name of "Ella" by all the characters?
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Do I need to watch Once Upon a Time in Wonderland to understand Once Upon a Time?

As per the wikis there are crossovers between both the series. So do I have to watch Once Upon a Time in Wonderland to understand Once Upon a Time or can it be avoided fully?

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