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How old is Adam in The Goldbergs? How does this reconcile with watching Star Wars?

"The Goldbergs" is a comedy set in the 1980s, originally released in September 2013. If the main character, Adam, is supposed to be 11 years old, it doesn't make sense that he saw Star Wars "Return of ...
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123 views

Flying burger spewing oil in the middle of the ocean

There is a film i saw a clip of as a kid that my family was watching together when i was six. The scene shows a man (possibly standing on something) in the middle of an ocean or sea, and a hamburger ...
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83 views

Snowman cartoon

I hope someone can help me. I remember a cartoon show that was pretty cool where a snowman was made with the help of the moon. The cartoon had only snowmen, no people. They used to live in igloos. ...
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425 views

Can't find the title of the movie that happens in white/blank land

I need some help with a movie title. When I was a kid, I used to watch tv but i think i didn't understand the movies the right way. So nostalgia hit me and i want to rewatch the one movie that popped ...
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366 views

70s movie where fatally ill wife is frozen to be thawed when her illness is cured

There was a movie (released around 70s or early 80s I think) where someone's wife was fatally ill. She was frozen to be kept alive, until a cure is available. Much later, a cure was found, and she ...
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482 views

Movie where people are stranded on a plane without knowledge of how they got there

A movie where a few (around 5) people are stranded on a plane. They are from totally different backgrounds. The main character (I think) is a truck driver. There is also a teacher and a former ...
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1k views

80s sci-fi movie with “tank men”?

I vaguely recall seeing a movie in the 80s (which I assume was made in the 80s) and can't find any information about it. There were two "tank men" - they had the torsos and heads of men, but with ...
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162 views

At the start of the 3rd Tour why were the US soldiers more reckless than they were before?

Forgive me if I'm not getting all of the details exactly right, but: In the first two tours in American Sniper, the soldiers traveled in armored tanks, moving slowly, flanked by 10-20 soldiers per ...
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192 views

How did they get the baby actor in Tootsie to repeatedly turn its head away from food?

In Tootsie, they have a scene where the baby keeps turning it's head away as a spoon is brought close to it's mouth. Usually the only role for a baby in a movie is crying but this seems more complex ...
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214 views

Identify movie with pickup truck racing a red Ferrari

So around 1995 I saw a movie where this guy goes into a bar and ends up being forced (I think) to race some guy in a Ferrari. A little more detail I remember about the scene: The bar looks like ...
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313 views

What was the movie with the invisible creature with a tail and footprints?

Made in the same era as E.T. A small boy had a sometimes-invisible muppet creature friend. It had a tail, stood about 2 or 3 feet tall, was hairy, left footprints, tickled the kid around his family.. ...
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230 views

Is Miss Moneypenny's character altered in the movies?

Has the character of Miss Moneypenny in the movies Skyfall, or the upcoming Spectre, been altered at all from its source material (the Ian Flemming novels)?
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269 views

“That's what I said!”

All throughout the movie The Goonies a character will say something wrong and then say "That's what I said!" For example Data says "bootie" trap instead of "boobie" trap and then say's "That's what I ...
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125 views

Looking for this horror anthology from the early 90s

From what I remember, the each episode starts off with a "monster" family sitting on the couch eating humans as snacks and watching TV which airs the actual episode. One episode I remember involves ...
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360 views

TV show from 90s with child who stopped time for others by clapping?

There was a girl living in a house with her parents. Any time the girl clapped her hands, time stood still and everything held on. The only one who was able to move was the girl. When she clapped her ...
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638 views

Possible flaw in Predestination (2014)

This is in regards to the movie Predestination. This is an amazing movie, beautiful extrapolation of the short story and brilliant execution. I wonder if there is a tiny little flaw: Jane would have ...
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715 views

Parents are secret agents and their son is kidnapped

I want to say it came out after 2000. There is a mother, father and one son. The parents are both secret agents and while the boy was growing up the father faked his own death by a car bomb so even ...
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2answers
624 views

What is this 80's or 90's A.I. car movie?

Okay I watched this when I was quite young, it was on VHS so pretty much late 80's early 90's. It is about this scientist that builds an artificially intelligent car. The car at the beginning is a ...
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122 views

Old movie, abandoned baby born without eyes, nurse takes him in

His dad would get in the pool with him to help with mobility. Mom would take him outside and he would pull himself along a picket fence. Mom took him to church by wrapping his arms around her neck ...
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1k views

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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129 views

Identify a movie in which the couple repeatedly marries and divorces

So there is this couple. The woman is blonde and I think the dude is a popular bachelor. They get married things go shitty. They get married and divorced a lot. Each time they get divorced. The woman ...
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458 views

How faithful is “American Sniper” to the book?

I loved American Sniper, but one thing that bugged me was that his spotter was always depicted as a lazy do-nothing. In the real world, snipers work as a two man team and the spotter is just as ...
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147 views

What's the name of the trope where a character answers the phone expecting someone and it's someone else?

Often used in horror movies, when the female victim answers the phone, jumping straight into conversation assuming it's their girlfriend, and it ends up being the killer.
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297 views

Is there a reference to Voldemort in 12 Angry Men?

At time 47:48 of 12 Angry Men (1957) the guy in the hat says what I believe to be "Voldemort please, eh?". Was this a reference to the character in Harry Potter? How could it be since the first book ...
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157 views

Explanation for all beings to be able to speak English?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, it appears that nearly every being in the universe is capable of speaking English. While I understand that many people prefer English over made-up languages with subtitles, ...
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Can the timeline of Predestination be written in chronological order?

I just finished watching this mind-boggling time travel movie which seems to create some sort of ultimate time paradox. I'm curious. Can the timeline of this movie be written in chronological order? ...
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Can someone explain the Acura “I sell cars, you sell you” ads?

I frequently watch a web series by Jerry Seinfeld called Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee. I live outside the US (but in a western country) and I just don't get the Acura (called Honda here) ads at ...
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1answer
321 views

Short film about a Japan-obsessed wife who makes her husband a bento lunch every day

I believe the short film (live action) was in French and relatively recent, probably from within the last 5 years. The story was about a middle-aged husband and wife in a relatively unhappy marriage. ...
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What Language is This? [closed]

In the Harrison Ford movie Clear and Present Danger, we're briefly shown a screen with some programming code on it. I wonder if anyone can identify it? Here's a screen shot and the actual code: ...
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In Grand Budapest Hotel, an explanation regarding Gustave

Tried to keep the title spoiler free. Spoilers follow: In The Grand Budapest Hotel, Gustave is wanted for murder. At the end we see that the second will is produced which shows that in the case of ...
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112 views

Line in script does not match spoken line in The Big Lebowski

Reading the script for "The Big Lebowski" at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tfTyDwTFd-3RgYrYDzT2bhpFA-gHUrFEaHy1R8mLF94/edit it reads: DUDE You see a wedding ring? Does this ...
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1answer
862 views

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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62 views

On The Biggest Loser, do they interview contestants before AND after the weekly weigh-in?

Each week on The Biggest Loser, during the weekly weigh-in segment, the show will frequently cut back and forth between contestant interviews and the weigh-in itself as it progresses. The contestants ...
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124 views

Movie with young kids just hang round with their cars talking about their dreams

Movie is based in 60' or 70'in USA. Young kids during school break just walking and driving around. They are 16-17 but most of them have their own car. Lots of Cars in the movie, drive-in ...
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Animation : on card game

Does anybody know the animation series name which is based on the concept of a card game in which monsters come out of cards when the card is called. This show is similar to "Yu-Gi-Oh!" but not based ...
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1answer
83 views

Question regarding the finale of White Collar

Sorry for the vague title, but I couldn't think how to word a title without spoiling something, so full spoilers ahead in this question. At the very end of White Collar, it turns out I'm just ...
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Why is it always the same type of beer cup used in college-style movies/series?

This has been a mystery to me for quite a while. I'm talking about this cup: The screenshot is from the 2008s movie Fanboys. The exact same cup also appears in movies such as: American Pie ...
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1answer
344 views

In Fight Club, when Ed Norton first confronts Marla, why doesn't he tell her about his insomnia?

The beginning of Fight Club is all about how Edward Norton can't sleep, and his doctor refuses him sleep medication and instead refers him to go to the support groups at the local Church instead. So ...
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2answers
368 views

Identify a 80's/90's live-action kids show or movie (not sure) with a maze and magicians

Okay, I remember a show/movie from my childhood, had to be 80's or 90's -- pre-1995 at the latest. I have only a very vague memory of it. It was definitely live action. I'm leaning toward it being a ...
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1answer
1k views

What was the meaning of Fiona's visit to the killer in prison, in the last scene?

I've read the interesting question regarding the death of the priest's dog in the movie Calvary, and the discussion about that. The question I have is regarding the very last scene, in which the ...
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How long must a Hollywood film wait to use the same title of an older film?

I just stumbled on the new film Bound (2015) and remembered that there was an older film by the Wachowskis also called Bound released in 1996. I am sure this varies from country to country - but in ...
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189 views

Group of problematic teenagers gathered in reality show to earn $1 mil?

Problematic teenagers are gathered on a reality show, most of em were involved in sexual-related cases, for example one girl was raped by the brother for a year before she killed her brother in self ...
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1answer
115 views

Was there any consideration to set “The Interview” in a fictitious country?

It seems much of the controversy around "The Interview" could have been prevented by setting it in a fictitious country instead of the real North Korea, like they did for example in "The Dictator". ...
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325 views

Ghost movie where the children play with ghostly children

I watched this movie once but the only part I can remember is that some people moved into a house with children and soon the children started to play with ghost children. The ghost children were ...
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3answers
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Why did Frankie Marino kill Nicky Santoro and his brother with such confidence

I just watched the Casino (1995) and asked myself why Frankie killed Nicky and his brother so angrily with a baseball bat. Before the killing scene I thought that Frankie was loyal to Nicky. He never ...
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306 views

Identify this thriller revenge movie

If I remember correctly, it is a movie about a man getting revenge by killing off another family. The main character is short and caucasian. It begins with him being shown as a homeless man with a ...
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84 views

80s horror movie identification

It seemed to be a friday the 13th knock off, a bunch of kids at a summer camp suffering accidents and being killed off one by one. I never saw the end but i remember a scene where a bathroom stall was ...
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2answers
411 views

What happened to Budd?

In Kill Bill Vol 2, We get to see more of Budd and his story. But it's not the story of a world class assassin, but one of a broken, submissive man who looks like he has nothing to live for. We see ...
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214 views

A guy controls his friend's mind and makes him fall off the terrace

Made in: Before 2000's (most probably) Watched in: Beginning of 2000's Only scene remembered: There is a party going on at a patio/terrace or a penthouse. There is a guy who has a super power that ...
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4k views

Is it a coincidence that The Munsters and The Addams Family both started in the same week?

The TV shows from the 60's of The Addams Family and The Munsters have similar macabre themes and characters. We know that the Addams family was originally a cartoon in The New Yorker by Charles ...

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