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House on a Hill with Witches and Devils

I've been looking or this film for about 4 years. It's an old film one which my sister and I used to watch back in the late 90s early 00s. It was a VHS almost silent film except for sound effects and ...
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Around what time did this scene where Ted encounters Naomi take place?

Recently, I watched the How I Met Your Mother episode, "The Poker Game"(S09E05), when my sister pointed me out this jarring inconsistency from approximately minute 09:56: Here, you could explicitly ...
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How does the mad scientist obtain a digital copy of the classified document?

Late in RED 2 the "mad scientist" Dr. Edward Bailey claims that he himself published the classified document on the Internet using a phone that he stole from the asylum guard. The classified document ...
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Person getting soaked in water and then left outside during winter

I'm looking for a film with a medieval setting in which one person executed another by pouring water over him/her and letting him/her freeze to death. The person getting executed was down on his/her ...
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98 views

A movie with a spacechip whose crew contained robots disguised as humans

This is about a movie I haven't seen myself, but which I only got told about. Moreover, the person who told me about it is no longer alive, so I cannot ask for more details. I remembered what I got ...
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163 views

Music video with toy soldiers

Plot: There are toy soldiers, toy tanks and toy planes trying to capture a hill in a World-War-II-like setting. In the beginning of the video, we see a hospitalized tin soldier. Technique: The ...
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How is The Godfather: Part III related to the Cavalleria Rusticana?

In the finale of The Godfather: Part III Vincent's "clearance" of the Corleone family's enemies and the assassination attempt on Michael is intertwined with the family attending a performance of the ...
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Production logistics for recycling on Mythbusters

The cast and crew of Mythbusters make an amazing number of gadgets, test platforms, small scale buildings, etc. for each and every episode. They take great pride in destroying their creations ...
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Why is Hanna so snappish and rude to Michael at times?

I loved The Reader, but there are some things I didn't understand about Hanna's character: Why is she so snappish and rude to Michael at times? For instance on his birthday, as well as the fight ...
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82 views

Do you know the name of this ghost town movie?

I've been trying to find out the name of a direct to tv movie I watched on cable some years ago, I didn't catch the name of the movie at the time but the plot is something like this: A family of ...
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107 views

Film making artist hired by a rich old man

I want to know the name of a film The trailer I remember seeing had a film making artist who shoots beautiful scenes such as birds flying and stuff like that. A rich old man hires him and asks him to ...
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How did Napoleon Wilson come to his name?

As a big fan of John Carpenter's classic of urban terror Assault on Precinct 13 I always wondered (together with the rest of the characters) why Napoleon Wilson is called that way. It is made clear ...
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Movie about assassination based off a book

Saw a trailer the other day on some tv channel, but forgot the name. Premise: Head of corporation is in a meeting with a well dressed guy. Well dressed guy presents himself as a member of a ...
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111 views

Guard lets inmate out at night to meet a girl

My brother has asked me to try and find a movie about a prison inmate that is trusted by the guard. He is allowed out each night and after a while he meets/or has a relationship with a girl who he ...
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144 views

What was the role of Jackie Costigan?

Billy Costigan's uncle Jackie is mentioned in The Departed with Queenan and Dignam, then again during Sullivan's briefing scene. How was he important to Frank Costello's crew?
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129 views

Woman tries to trap peeping tom by washing bay window, plan backfires

A woman in an apartment with large bay windows, say on the 4th floor, thinks there is a peeping tom outside on the street. She calls the cops, and they tell her to keep the guy watching and interested ...
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173 views

Break into a bathroom only to find a bathtub full of blood

I watched this horror movie about 10 or more years ago. So my memory is fuzzy about it. It's about a family that moves into a brand new house. The most memorable part is when the son/daughter is ...
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212 views

Police officer goes after the Mafia for killing his family

There is a movie from the 70s/80s/90s about a police officer (possibly a lieutenant) whose family is killed by the Mafia and his policemen stay loyal to him and help him find the mafia. I know this ...
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B&W film where man falls down well at the end

This movie was shown on Detroit TV in the early 70's. A man is in love with a woman who doesn't return his affection. She is killed and placed in a coffin and her arm is not fully in the coffin. ...
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84 views

Significance of Whiplash's presence in the very last scene of “The Unit”

At the very last scene of the TV show "The Unit", when all of the crew is in the chapel for Grey's wedding (except Col. Ryan,) you can see "Whiplash" in the back looking remorsefully at "Redcap". My ...
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141 views

Eastern European animation movie with dogs

When I was little (around 1990) my brother and I used to watch a lot of Eastern European cartoons. Now I got one particular stuck in my head and I don't know the name or exact country of origin. A ...
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How much of the video compilation made for Lilly's memorial was actually Amanda Seyfried?

In S1E4 ("Wrath of Con") of Veronica Mars, a memorial fountain is dedicated to Lilly Kane. Logan, her ex-boyfriend, is assigned the task of creating a video montage as a tribute to be viewed during ...
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90's or early 2000s Sci Fi Movie involving cyber connections to the brain and a female protagonist

I'm trying to remember a sci fi movie I saw all or at least most of on TV some time in the last two years. I don't remember all of the details, but here's what I've got: The protagonist is a female ...
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Movie about a half human half creature girl.

At the beginning of the movie there is a teenage girl running really fast.I believe she is or was an orphan. She is racing her friends who are driving in a car. I am not sure where they are going. ...
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What was the matter with the woman in the bathroom?

During the beginning of The Defector (orig.: L'espion) Prof. Bower enters his hotel room and surprises a naked woman that is taking a bath in his bathroom. She excuses herself and says that she's ...
3
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55 views

tv show about a female traveling medium

I'm trying to identify a TV show about a female medium that travels to different cities giving readings. There is one specific episode where the medium is giving a reading to a male former child ...
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Identify movie involving teacher and student love affair

I need to know the title of this movie I saw in the 90s. The story is based on a male student and a female teacher. The student likes and loves his teacher and some day accidentally he meets the ...
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342 views

Season 2: What is so important about the bridge?

I'm just about the second season of house of cards and I'm asking myself: What is so important about that bridge Feng wants to be build? He has already so much money and it seems not to be worth for ...
3
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121 views

Sharpshooter/Frozen to death/Steam from heated gunpowder

Three scenes, from probably three different movies have stuck with me for a long time, and it would be great if someone could help me to identify these movies. The first one is a scene were someone ...
3
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62 views

Did Brazil carry a disclaimer about its uncomfortably loud volume?

My father claims that Brazil was shown in theaters with uncomfortably high volume, and carried a disclaimer to that effect. I can find no claim of this online, including in reviews from the original ...
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Indians dragged into town from the desert dive into a horse trough to get a drink of water

When I was a kid in the early 70's I watched a Western and at the beginning of it (I think) a couple of Indians were dragged into town from the desert and then both dived into a horse trough to get a ...
3
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350 views

Boy taken in by woman whose husband is away on business

I saw part of a non-English movie that I would like to track down and see the end of. Here are the elements I can recall (some might be a bit wrong, it was along time ago - the 90s AFAIR): A brown ...
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107 views

Island with a lighthouse and a UFO

I saw part of this movie probably 20+ years ago. I remember that it was in black and white and took place on a small island with a lighthouse. There was a couple that I believe were the lighthouse ...
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Old football show where humans play against robot team

Unfortunately I do not have specifics and hope you can help. My dad told me about a show ( he believes the late 70s) where football is played by robots. A group of guys form a human team to show that ...
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Village son returns as military hero but he's not their saviour

This is a Russian or Ukrainian story of a peasant village. One of their own men returns to the village. He's now in the army, and the villagers are initially delighted to see him, but his army job is ...
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How did Daniel Atlas get the “Suck It” card into Thaddeus Bradley's pocket?

In the scene where Thaddeus Bradley visits the Four Horseman before their second show, J Daniel Atlas performs a trick where he somehow gets a card with the words "Suck It" into Thaddeus Bradley's ...
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Was the member 'Tick' always supposed to be a part of the colony?

In season 2 of Discovery's 'The Colony' later in the series a man named Tick reveals himself to the rest of the group. This brings their number up to 10, which is the same number that the first season ...
3
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What is the meaning of the butterfly?

In the movie The Door (org.: Die Tür) there are repeated ocurrances of a butterfly. First of all David's daughter Leonie wants to go catching butterflies when her father doesn't have time for her and ...
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Whom or what is the whale supposed to symbolize?

During King of Devil's Island (org.: Kongen av Bastøy) the former sailor Erling (C-19) tells a story to Olav (C-1) for writing down, about a ship crew hunting for a whale, which seems to be an ...
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Who hid the Dragon Emperor and his army after they were cursed?

When the witch curses the Dragon Emperor in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, he turns into a mud statue inside the palace and so does his army, outside. But when Alex found the statues, they ...
3
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Son smashes up father's elaborate model train set

These are recollections related to me by a friend. If anyone could suggest films that may be similar that would be great. A black and white film from the 1950s or 1960s involving the fraught ...
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56 views

Why is the Metacognitive Processor in Caprica needed?

In Caprica, the spin-off series from Battlestar Galactica, a central plot point is the Metacognitive Processor (MCP). It's seemingly required to get the virtual Zoe in to a robot. However, the ...
3
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73 views

What were Henryk, Halina and others chosen for?

At Warsaw Ghetto, policemen randomly picked some Jews and the rest were sent to station for the extermination camp. I assume some were picked because they were better built as later said by somebody ...
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Who is Bruce and does he have a real-world counterpart?

In the episode "Doubt" (S01E11) of Wilfred (the US version) Ryan meets a guy who introduces himself as Bruce and who can see Wilfred the way Ryan does. He tells him that he's been Wilfred's friend ...
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Are Dwight's “What is my perfect crime?” lines in S05E08 - “Frame Toby” a reference to something?

Are Dwight's "What is my perfect crime?" lines in Season 5, Episode 8 titled "Frame Toby", a reference to something? What is being referenced to? The lines: Dwight: What is my perfect crime? I ...
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168 views

Were weapon sound fx for D&D cartoon created specifically for the series?

When I look at the the image below, I am able to "hear" the sounds of the weapons in my mind: For me, the sound effects for the weapons made the cartoon much more enjoyable. Were these effects ...
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301 views

Ending of The Child's Eye (2010)

In The Child's Eye (2010), the girl throws the book she was reading out of the van's window. What is that book? Why does she do that? After doing this, they have an accident. Can anyone explain what ...
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Who judged season one?

The show often alluded to the judges, however they were never seen nor announced. I understand the show was tied into the Pro Parkour League but couldn't find anything on either G4's site or the PPL's ...
3
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177 views

Why doesn't Aman's wife comes back the last time?

In the movie Survive Style 5+, Aman's wife comes back as a ghost every time he kills her. But when she is killed the second time by the hit man, she doesn't come back. What is the difference?
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Name the movie in which Godzilla, A Giant Bird, and a Robo are involved

I saw a movie in 2005 (but it was older than that) in which in the beginning, Godzilla and a Giant bird fight each other. The bird disappears for a while, then Godzilla enters a city and starts ...

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