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Asian movie from the 90s/00s with a girl wishing on a tree and growing older overnight

An old Asian movie, most likely from the 90's or 00's and Japanese or Chinese(?). A girl, who wants to grow older, alongside her mother wishes on a wishing tree(?). The next day she grows into a ...
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772 views

A horror movie in which cockroaches evolve into monsters

I have seen this movie back in early 90s. English speaking (American). Color. It starts with a waitress or a waiter working in a diner, and noticing that cockroaches have infested the place, and she/...
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316 views

Why does Neo look so unnaturally slim in Matrix Reloaded and Matrix Revolutions?

When you take a close look at the original Matrix, Neo looks normal wearing his famous black coat. However, starting with Matrix Reloaded where I am assuming producers start using a lot of CGI effects,...
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122 views

Why wasn't Sid surprised when he pulled a cowboy out of the claw machine?

In Toy Story, Sid Phillips pulls Woody and Buzz out of the claw machine. I am wondering why Sid wouldn't find it suspicious to pull a cowboy out of a machine directed specifically for outer space toys....
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91 views

Searching for a woman

I'm looking for the name of a film. It's about this man and a boy looking for a woman (she either has amnesia or is on the run). The film shows their journey looking for her. They found her in a big ...
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1k views

Are there real posts as consultants in detective departments like shown in TV shows in America?

There are shows like Castle, The Mentalist and more where the main character acts as a consultant to the detective team. Like in Castle, Richard Castle works as a consultant in NYPD (NewYork Police ...
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3k views

What happens to Alex at the end of Shallow Grave?

At the end of the movie it was not obvious to me what Alex's ultimate fate was. In particular, I wasn't clear whether he lived or died from his injury. It seemed like he might live, as he was still ...
2
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1answer
335 views

What did Dylan mean by “we were in agreement”?

At the end of "Now You See Me" when Atlas says to Dylan "When I said about being the smartest guy in the room" and Dylan responds "We were in agreement". I don't understand the "we were in agreement" ...
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137 views

Looking for this movie involving treasure

I think it was pirate treasure. Ok, here are the plot points that I can remember or vaguely remember The film was made in the 1990's (or maybe very early 2000's), I am not sure though if it was for ...
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1answer
155 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 ...
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4answers
3k views

Horror movie where the house comes alive

I remember seeing a horror movie where the house came alive. Everything came alive and attacked this person - the rug, the walls, I think stuff was flying out of the closet also. His bed may have come ...
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428 views

Obscure late 80's or early 90's family movie with a plot like 'Big'

I'm looking for help identifying a family movie from 80's or early 90's that I watched as a kid. The movie is very similar to Tom Hank's Big and most likely a rip-off because I believe it came out ...
4
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1answer
349 views

Are the Men In Black movies an example of spiritual growth?

Are these movies an example of--or a type of playbook for--spiritual growth? The first movie forces J (Will Smith) to shed the reality of People; to let go of the world he knew. The second movie ...
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1answer
109 views

Movie that begins with a dream in a forest

I'm looking for the title of movie I saw on tv many years ago. It must have been around or before the year 2000. I only saw the first few minutes so that's the only details I can give. It starts with ...
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225 views

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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2k views

How was Ben stung?

Ben was a Maze Runner who attacked Thomas after Ben was stung by a Griever. The boys seem shocked that Ben was stung "during the day." If he was stung IN the maze then what was he doing back all ready;...
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1answer
222 views

This Sorrowful Life car

In the Walking Dead episode "This Sorrowful Life," Merle hot-wires what looks to be an older car. The car had a car alarm that caused a walker attack. I don't recall there being car alarms on older ...
2
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1answer
412 views

How did they survive the way back?

In order to slow down the ship in The Martian (or bring it closer to the MAV, I don't recall), the crew of the Hermes vent the entire ship – save for the cockpit – in the void. Then they rescue him. ...
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1answer
343 views

What's the meaning of this conversation between Jack and Barbossa?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End there's the following dialogue between Jack and Barbossa: Barbossa: The world used to be a bigger place. Jack Sparrow: The world's still the same....
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2answers
307 views

Would Mike's guys have gone to jail bar the bomb?

I can recall thinking something was a little off in the conversation in which Mike is discussing the hazard pay he sets aside for his guys, after Fring is dead and Gus, Lydia, Walter & Jesse were ...
3
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1answer
221 views

British 80s mini-TV series about impossible love triangle between Jewish boy, Muslim girl and white English girl

For years I have been trying to recall this mini TV series that definitely made an impact. I think I had a crush on the English girl in it. This is what I remember: It was definitely English but it ...
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1answer
456 views

A movie with a cheating time-traveling man

My wife has watched a movie, and she cannot remember the title. I bet with her that I can find that movie. Known facts: No famous actors. Movie was not famous. Main character was a man, who cheats ...
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88 views

What are Cleo and her father doing in the pool in 'Somewhere'?

In Somewhere, when Cleo and her father are under the water in the swimming pool, what are they pretending to be doing? It seems to me they pretend to be eating something.
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1answer
97 views

Could the Chief really have been able to throw the fountain out the window?

At the end of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Chief Bromden, a 6'5, 235 lb patient lifts a heavy fountain off the floor that was probably at least a good 1,000 lbs and throws it out the window. Even ...
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2answers
3k views

Did Ichabod Crane's wife Katrina Crane get re-cast during Season One?

I am watching Sleepy Hollow, and there have been several scenes showing Ichabod's red-haired wife, Katrina Crane. She seems slightly younger in her appearances in the second and subsequent episodes. ...
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84 views

In “Gone Girl”, is there a significance to Amy's repeated head injuries?

In "Gone Girl", it seems as though the are a lot of injuries to Amy's head: the male criminal who steals her money knocks her head against a wall, she conks herself with a hammer, and probably others ...
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2answers
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Why did Mike shoot through Chow's right hand?

In Breaking Bad, when Mike rescued Chow, who was being held hostage by cartel's hitmen, he asked if the lady to whom Chow spoke in Chinese can drive. When Chow replied that she can drive, Mike shot ...
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263 views

Which actor has played the most number of villain roles in Hollywood? [closed]

As a big fan of movies I was wondering who has played the most number of villain roles in Hollywood movies, till date?
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2answers
59 views

Why did the inspector tell the book writer he should not have moved from the haunted home?

Spoilers ahead. Please do not read any further if you have not seen the movie and want to watch it. In the movie Sinister, the deputy inspector so and so calls Ellison after he leaves the county ...
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1answer
291 views

Who brought balance to the force?

In Star Wars Qui-Gon Jinn mentions a prophecy about a chosen one to bring balance to the force, which he supposes to apply to Anakin Skywalker. But was it really Anakin Skywalker or Luke Skywalker? ...
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1answer
154 views

How did a mere 13 dwarves turn the tide of the battle?

I'm watching Battle of the Five Armies, and during the mid movie battle, the Scottish Dwarf army is being turned back by the first Orc army. The Dwarf army numbers hundreds, the Orcs outnumber them 10:...
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1answer
343 views

Movie where man sleeps with Native American woman and ends up married to her

There's a movie I saw years ago that had a scene where this guy has sex with a Native American woman, walks out of the teepee the next morning, and the whole tribe is standing there cheering because ...
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Why did Benny go to the authorities?

In the 1992 Austrian-swiss film Benny's Video, after everything was covered up, why would Benny go to police and got his parents caught? I was hoping that something like 'Benny will do it again' by ...
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0answers
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How did the gravity fields act on the farm machines in interstellar? [duplicate]

In Interstellar at some point of time all the agricultural automated machines would come to the Coopers' home, as per director where gravitational waves were created. What exact physical phenomenon ...
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1k views

What's the relation between the different clans?

I am really confused about the relation between the different clans/families/groups in Mad Max Fury Road. This might simply result from the fact that I haven't seen any of the earlier Mad Max movies, ...
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1answer
143 views

Is there any purpose to the short fade to white?

At the end of All Is Lost, when Our Man inadvertently sets his lifeboat on fire while trying to get the attention of some light he sees in the distance, he has to jump into the water and after a ...
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2answers
817 views

A movie where theres a woman tied up with a man with a mask in the room

I remember this videoclip where there's a woman tied up with her face blocking half of the camera. The other half of the camera shows a guy completely black with a mask crawling towards her (very ...
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1answer
2k views

Horror movie, father rescuing son from world found behind a mirror

The scene depicts a father, who I believe has a shotgun slung around his back, searching for his son in what I believe is a house. He hears his son calling for him, shouting for help in a ghostly way....
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115 views

What is the name of this British movie?

A British movie. It's about an actress who has a sister who is a politician. Actresses agent is in love with her and wants to approach her by setting the politician sister up with his friend. His ...
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0answers
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What servers does Samaritan run on?

In Person of Interest, the Machine is shown to be running on a on IFT Sabre Blade 2437 servers which are renamed Dell PowerEdge SC1425 servers. At the end of season 3 we can see server farms with ...
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1answer
497 views

In the Dark Knight, what is the Chechen's fate?

In The Dark Knight after the Joker burns the money, he threatens to feed the Chechen to the dogs if he doesn't fall in line. But after that, he is not mentioned again. Anyone heard his final fate?
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114 views

Was Barbara Kean always intended to be like this?

In Gotham season 2, it was shown that Was that always intended to be like this from the beginning or was it changed later on, due to the bad reception of her character or not getting access to a ...
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1answer
226 views

Locker room scene where someone gets beat up with locks in towels

A random movie scene popped into my head. I think I saw this scene/movie in the late 80s on tv, although, the movie could have been made earlier than the late 80s and I caught it on re-runs on tv. ...
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1answer
150 views

Horror movie that had flying steel balls with built-in knives

I remember in my childhood I watched a horror movie that completely terrified me. Some details I can remember: There were flying steel balls that had knives embedded. They attacked people in groups. ...
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1answer
287 views

70s or 80s anime movie with robot mammoth

I remember watching an anime movie in the 80s that had one particular scene towards the end where the main characters had to face a giant robotic mammoth. There was lots of snow and ice around, and ...
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1answer
1k views

Did Bane really crush Batman's skull?

In The Dark Knight Rises, when Bane is beating up Batman and then punches him repeatedly in the head, we see that Batman's head flattens on the side. Does this imply that Bane has actually crushed ...
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155 views

Why is there a switch inside the incinerator?

In Gattaca, at the end of the movie when Jerome commits suicide, why is there a switch inside the incinerator for him to turn on? In the beginning, when Vincent is finished getting rid of his genetic ...
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200 views

Rare road movie with the protagonist resembling Philip Seymour Hoffman

B-production road movie, late 80's or 90's probably. Guy in his 40-50s, marred probably (I think that he spoken with his wife on phone), alone on the road. He looks big, or fat, but not extreme, pale ...
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2answers
3k views

Why did Joy give Sadness the core memories?

In the movie Inside Out we see that Joy allows Sadness to hold Riley's core memories. What was the reason behind giving Sadness the core memories? If Joy had not given her the core memories then ...
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2answers
306 views

Why does Alfred suddenly start to encourage Bruce's darker side in episode S01E08?

During the Gotham episode "The Mask" (S01E08) Bruce returns to school and gets into some trouble with a bunch of bullies. When one of them, Tommy, mentions his mother, Bruce reacts expectedly ...

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