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Man fakes mental condition by finishing each sentence with Cockadoodle Doo

I saw (parts of) this movie around the early 80s. (I was too young to appreciate it.) I would be surprised if the movie wasn't in English. I recall a somewhat European feel to it. I don't recall any ...
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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 ...
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Abstract art snuck into Disney film?

I remember reading an article about one of the animators or layout artists on a Disney animated film sneaking in one of their own original abstract paintings into a frame. I thought it was Bill ...
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Tetsuo: The Iron Man, Analysis, Interpretations and randomness

Tetsuo is an Experimental Movie released in 1989 by Japanese director Shin'ya Tsukamoto. The score of the movie was composed by Chu Ishikawa and is inspired by the german pioneer bands in ...
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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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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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80's movie about a post-apocalyptic world

Would anyone know what movie this is...I saw it in TV as a young teenager in 80's in Europe. The movie was in English so I am quite sure it was either a US or UK based production. The movie is about ...
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Movie with wrongly convicted female lead who is put to death in the gas chamber

Trying to remember the title of this movie has been bothering me for over 30 years. Every couple of years I post the bit that I can remember of the movie at imdb.com, but, to date, no one knows the ...
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Group enters house, woman turns them into monsters

I need help with an American horror movie that I forgot, it is from the 2000's I think. It's about a group of college-age people that goes to a house (forgot why); the house has a gate, then they meet ...
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Why did no one want to treat Kili's wound after Thorin left for the Lonely Mountain?

In the movie "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug", when Thorin & Company leave from Esgaroth to Erebor by boat, the whole city is cheering them. Shortly after, Kili (who is wounded and was ...
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To which degree was the image of the “Angel of Verdun” influenced by Jeanne d'Arc?

After Rita Vrataski proved herself a war hero in the battle of Verdun prior to the events of Edge of Tomorrow she became known and advertized as the "Angel of Verdun", a symbol of hope and a possible ...
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Mid-1990s HBO documentary featuring a disabled Asian-American teen

The Asian-American boy had birth defects that left him with deformed limbs. The documentary features some footage of him as a small child and then focuses on his life as a 15 or 16 year-old in ...
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Two boys are in love with a young blonde girl who gets killed

I'm looking for a movie which story is about a young blonde girl who moved (I think) to a new town where two boys (brothers?) fell in love with her as she grows older and loses her braces. This girl ...
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Is this famous Michael Jackson dance move inspired by The Wizard of Oz (1939)?

Is there an evidence that this famous Michael Jackson dance move is inspired by the movie The Wizard of Oz (1939)? With evidence I mean an interview or something like that. In The Wizard of Oz there ...
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80s spaceship horror movie with killer alien who becomes friendly

I've been trying to identify this movie for some time now. I watched it at home in VHS before 1990. It was about a spaceship attacked by an alien. The alien attacked and killed several crew ...
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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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Mother kills in court the murderer of her daughter

Can you help me find the following black and white film I've seen repeatedly on Italian TV in the 70s but that was presumably shot in the 60s or in the 50s? A little girl is murdered by a pedophile ...
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help identifying (european?) movie - employee is hired as his boss' wife lover

I'd really appreciate you helping finding the title of this movie I watched it in Germany in the early 2000s, it came from a video rental machine. Here is what I remember about the plot. Opening ...
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Is there any link between all of the American Horror Story series'?

Apart from than the same actors being cast in different roles, I know there is definitely some connection between Asylum and Freak Show at least, since Sister Mary Eunice from Asylum comes to collect ...
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A poor guy who wove fabric to make a living, a bird decides to help

A man who wove fabrics in his little beat-up house in a village. There were white birds all around in that area. This one time A stranger lady knocks on his door thirsty, he brings her in and gives ...
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Which movie scene is it where sniper takes a shot through a moving exhaust fan to save a hostage?

I have searched best sniper movie scenes but couldn't find this one. This is an ultimate shot taken by the sniper to save the hostage. In this movie sniper is sitting pretty far perhaps on roof top ...
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Why is the title of The Big Bang Theory not translated in Quebec?

In Quebec, the French speaking part of Canada, it is usual (and seems to be part of Bill 101 about the use of French Language in Quebec) to translate titles of movies and TV show into French. For ...
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Old movie/TV episode with a daughter disappearing into the woods

In the beginning of this American movie/episode we get to watch a home video of a young girl having a picnic with her family in the park. I'm not sure, but I think they were flying a kite. Suddenly ...
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Movie about the shooting of a racy movie

I seem to remember that this was the opening scene of the movie (possibly TV show.). A man is gently tying his wife / girlfriend to the bed for some consentual BDSM fun. After tying up the woman ...
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What is the message behind Twelve Monkeys Cover?

In Twelve Monkeys (1995) cover You can clearly see the Twelve Monkeys symbol on Bruce Willis' right eye, and it looks like Bruce Willis is an android of some kind (like Terminator), but those who ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Why doesn't Aman's wife come 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, and does ...
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An early 2000's action movie set in wilderness

Genre: Action, martial arts Language: English (US, 95% sure) Movie seen in between: 2000 - 2004 Aired on: Star Movies (India) Characters description: Three characters who play major roles in the ...
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Need to identify name of (obscure?) 90s movie with shootout at gas station/convenience store at the end

Could I get some help identifying this American movie from my childhood? I'm pretty sure it was made at the latest in the 90s. I recall seeing it on late night TV and I can barely remember it, but it ...
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I can't seem to find a movie about a woman and a man that meet in a dream

This movie is about a guy and a woman. The guy works (probably) in a coffee shop. When he went to sleep he dreamed about this woman who's in a coma and in this coma she dreamed about him. They met in ...
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Help identifying old black and white Sci-Fi film

Many moons ago I caught a few minutes of an old black and white Sci-Fi film. In the scene a group of 4 or 5 humans—pretty sure one was female as was the standard back then—are standing at a steel door ...
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In which way do the engravings represent Dean Corso's journey towards The Ninth Gate?

The Ninth Gate puts book dealer Dean Corso on a hunt for proving the authenticity of a book supposedly co-authored by the devil himself. We eventually find out that there are three authentic books ...
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Why do Penny and Sheldon's mom sing “Soft Kitty, Warm Kitty” differently?

Penny sings "Soft Kitty, Warm Kitty" to Sheldon in a few episodes of "The Big Bang Theory". In at least one other episode, Sheldon's mom sings "Soft Kitty, Warm Kitty" to him but with a slightly ...
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What are the accumulated major injuries/wounds James Bond has received in the film franchise?

We just watched a documentary on the various actors that played James Bond. The spy has taken his lumps over the years, but the show didn't explore that aspect of the character. What are the ...
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Were Neville's feelings for Luna foreshadowed earlier?

During the Battle of Hogwarts in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 after his run from the shattered footbridge, an adrenaline-struck Neville Longbottom runs up the stairs where he meets ...
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Why did David choose to ingratiate himself into Caleb's family?

In The Guest (2014), a photo proved that Caleb and David were some sort of comrades during their service with the US armed forces, so it made sense that Caleb's family would welcome David. However, ...
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Woman with amnesia forgets her lover

This movie is about a woman with amnesia. Turns out she was going to leave her husband for his co-worker. Her lover has a deck full of sunflowers, each one planted after they made love. I'd say made ...
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Aliens whose symbol is a six-pointed star

I think this was a movie, but it may have been an episode of a TV show. I saw it on US TV in the 80s or early 90s. The main plot point was the arrival on Earth of an alien spacecraft emblazoned with ...
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Guy with Long Neck After Being Dragged by Head?

I'm trying to find a movie that my Dad and I watched when I was younger. It was a horror/zombie movie but it also had to be a comedy. Twenty years later my Father and I still laugh about the guy ...
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Possibly 1980's movie featuring clowns and a pet monkey

I need help identifying an unknown movie from the 1980's I seen when I was a kid. The only scenes I remember were 2 men (a white man and black man) and a kid (might be the white man's child?) ...
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Kid hides in spaceship bound for the moon

This is an American film about a boy whose father is an astronaut and is going to the moon, or something like that. The kid doensn't want to be left behind and sneaks onboard the shuttle/spacecraft. ...
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French Horror Film with Trapped Girl and Tortured Friend

In 2009 I lived for 6 months in France, one evening there was a movie on TV with the above plot line. The movie starts where a young woman (I believe she's a model) comes home and takes a bath, ...
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Wilderness movie where some sort of poison or contamination is draining out of a cave

Unfortunately I remember very little about this movie, but I saw it once as a kid, loved it, and then couldn't ever find it again. Here are the very limited details: Probably made late 90s or early ...
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Why don't we get to see all the 7 lightning strikes?

In The Curious Case of Benjamin Button the eponymous protagonist grows up in a nursing home where he meets Mr. Daws, a man who claims to have been "struck by lightning 7 times". And in fact it's a ...

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