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How much is Stan Lee paid for his cameos in MCU films?

I have done some research for a question similar to this (but fundamentally different from it) on SF&F, but I couldn't come up with any specific numbers. The Screen Actors Guild requires that ...
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Miss Cross dancing with Max Fischer at the end

Wes Anderson's Rushmore closes with a scene where Miss Cross asks Max if he wants to dance. He gets the DJ to change the music to the song Ooh la la by The Faces. Miss Cross then removes his glasses ...
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Does Q in Star Trek always have blue lips?

In Voyager's "Death Wish" Q has blue lips. Is this in all appearances in Star Trek (TNG, Voyager,...) the case? Also, why are the lips blue?
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671 views

Why do the sheep in the movie “Babe” have a password?

In the movie "Babe", the pig protagonist learns a secret "password" ("Baa Ram Ewe... Baa Ram Ewe...") that enables him to gain the trust of some sheep in a sheep-dog competition. Ignoring for a ...
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Why did the Three Blind Mice get 'into character' so early?

The Three Blind Mice are seen at the end of the opening scene of Dr. No maneuvering their way "blindly" through the streets of Kingston, Jamaica. They are not actually blind. They eventually come to ...
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Did Cinderella say something bad when the horses hit each other?

So I watched the 2015 Cinderella movie a few times, and noticed that when Ella meets the prince in the forest and the horses hit each other's head Ella says something out of shock. I listened closely ...
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Who is Rigoletto in Marvel's Daredevil?

In Into the Ring episode we have heard that "Fisk had taken over Rigoletto's operation". Again in Rabbit in a Snowstorm episode we heard that "Did you hear about Rigoletto" So exactly who is ...
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What is the record for siblings from a single family in a film?

I was wondering if there's a movie that can beat Scrooged (1988) in terms of sibling actors starring in it - it starred Bill Murray, Brian Doyle-Murray, Joel Murray and John Murray. To narrow it: (...
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What is the significance of the pink phone in “The Great Game”?

I would like to know why does Moriarty go through so much trouble to make a replica of the phone from "A Study in Pink" in the Sherlock episode "The Great Game"?
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Why does Helen throw away Theodore's letter for Frank?

In S01E07 of Manhattan, Helen and Charlie travel to a nuclear reactor. There they meet Theodore Sinclair. With him they solve some crisis at the reactor. Shortly after, Theodore gives Helen a letter ...
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Why was the PreCrime division shut down?

In the TV series Minority Report, why was PreCrime shut down. Why is using precogs illegal?
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What was Mizuki writing on her PC in the movie “Confessions”?

In "Confessions" by Tetsuya Nakashima, what was Mizuki writing on her laptop before getting whacked?
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Historic drama about a woman's affair with an Asian man - 2000/2010

I remember seeing a movie with my mother at the cinema, probably between 2000 and 2010. It was a long movie, kind of classic, drama romance. A love story between a white woman and an Asian man, I ...
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How did the clock in the crocodile's stomach keep running all this time?

In the Peter Pan cartoon or movie how did the clock in the crocodile's stomach stay running all that time?
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605 views

Movie where darkness kills you. Possibly ghosts?

I don't really remember how far back I watched it, but I'm almost sure it was in the early 2000's. It started with this little boy in his room and something strange was happening. He was afraid of ...
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Where do they get the power for drilling?

In Escape from Alcatraz (1979), How did Frank Morris get electricity to drill the iron bars at the top of the prison? I saw this movie two times, still didn't figure out how.
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123 views

Movie about a man who acquires wish-fulfilling perfume

I want to know the title of a movie. I think it's about perfume. A man who has bad luck in life buys a perfume from a woman in red dress. He is told to use perfume carefully. Perfume fulfills his ...
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1answer
83 views

Captured arabian man tells his magical story

As a child, probably somewhere around 1994, I remember seeing a movie on TV with an old Arabian setting. It included a man who was supposedly captured by a group of others who was forced to tell them ...
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137 views

What is the Music Playing Behind Monty Python's Spanish Inquisition Closing Credits?

At 1:28 in the included video, our Spanish Inquisition heroes rush to catch the bus to the studio. Hurried chase music plays in the background as the credits roll. What is the name/composer of that ...
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Track all changes to the timeline in the Terminator series

In accordance with the topic challenge on time travel in TV and movies and celebrating Future Day: There are quite a few Terminator questions relating to specific changes in the timeline or to ...
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380 views

What did Gregory House see when he electrocuted himself?

In "97 seconds", episode 3 of season 4 of House M.D., House electrocutes himself by putting a knife in socket. But when Wilson asks him what he saw, he does not reply. He wanted to talk to the guy who ...
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How come Kalkeya Chief knew about what Bijjaladeva said a day before war

In Baahubali:The Beginning, During war, Kalakeya chief asks Sivagami, "You will declare King whoever kills me among both princes". This quote was said by Bijjaladeva a day before the war. My question ...
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Is there any definitive evidence that Teddy was or was not crazy?

The ending of the film Shutter Island is purposely ambiguous, with two different interpretations: Teddy was crazy, and the whole movie was part of a role-play therapy. There is a conspiracy to ...
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1answer
65 views

Swan drowns/almost drowns in a water wheel -old Animated movie -

My memory is so foggy on this but i remember watching it at a very young age. I feel like this scene is early on in the film but i'm not 100% sure on that. What i do remember is a small cottage with ...
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First movie with product placement?

We were watching The Goonies (1985) tonight and I noticed that in the initial scenes one of the characters is rather prominently holding a Pepsi in his hand. I know product placement has been a ...
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Does each season of Dexter have an overarching theme?

This thought recently occurred to me while reading up on theories for the finale. Season 7 had an overwhelming theme of love and what one would do in the name of love with all the storylines: ...
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4answers
374 views

How come the Omega remains dead after time is reset at end of Edge of Tomorrow?

After every reset in Edge of Tomorrow, Cage "wakes up" at Heathrow and everything is as it is (all the dead are alive like before). In the end Cage destroys the Omega's core, and its floating blood ...
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What's in the package which Billy gives Madolyn in The Departed

Just before the climax of The Departed, Billy comes to Madolyn's apartment and gives her a package to keep safe and asks her to open it if he's dead or if he tells her to. In a later scene, we ...
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Has there ever been a chain of art imitating life, and life returning the favour, like the one involving the film Taxi Driver (1976)?

The 1976 film Taxi Driver featured the character Travis Bickle, whom screen-writer Paul Shrader based on Arthur Bremer, who tried to assassinate presidential hopeful George Wallace in 1972 to impress ...
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247 views

Show recorded in front of public: how does it work?

Some USA TV-series (the most popular ones, I guess) are recorded in front of a public: how does it work? And what about special effects, like green screen and such: how do they handle it?
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838 views

Why didn't Lily James dye her eyebrows to match her hair?

I just saw Disney's 2015 Cinderella. Not a cheaply made movie, but the lead actress (naturally a brunette), whose character is supposed to be blonde, did not have her eyebrows dyed like she did her ...
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68 views

Is Mister Bull actually a father?

Watching "Peppa Pig" with my kids a lot, I realised that Mister Bull is visiting Peppa's playground at time where other parents go to pick up their kids. So, the question arises: Is Mister Bull a ...
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1answer
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Vocalist in “Edward & Mrs. Simpson”

I've recently been watching the 1978 TV miniseries "Edward & Mrs. Simpson." The vocalist that sings the recurring theme and other songs is listed as "Jenny Wren" but sounds quite a lot like Julie ...
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655 views

An old horror movie where a young boy killed his parents

I am looking for an old movie. It is a movie where a young boy kills his family (I think his parents) and the story continues how he moved to the house where he lived when he was young and now another ...
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184 views

Identify this movie/telefilm featuring Heather Graham

I once watched a movie or telefim. Here are the details I remember: The main actress was Heather Graham. The story revolves around her. She wanted to be a music superstar, but working as a waitress ...
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1answer
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Why didn't Gary Powers use the cyanide in the coin?

In Bridge of Spies, Gary Powers is given a coin with a cyanide needle hidden in it, to be used in case of capture. But after his plane is shot down, we simply see him being in the custody of USSR ...
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1answer
258 views

Why didn't Obi Wan tell Luke the truth about Darth Vader?

We learn in The Empire Strikes Back that Kenobi had lied to Luke in A New Hope about Darth Vader, telling him Vader killed his father rather than the truth that Vader is actually his father. Why the ...
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Coming to America sparring scene; stunt men, or self-performed?

In the beginning of Coming to America, there is a scene where Eddie Murphy's and Arsenio Hall's characters engage in a sparring session with I think they would be bo staffs. Did they perform the ...
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How did they make the shimmering colours when Mork calls Orson?

At the end of every episode of Mork & Mindy, the alien visitor Mork calls his boss Orson to give a report. The show depicts the call by having Mork chant, "Mork calling Orson. Come in, Orson!" ...
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Why is the ending to the film adaptation of “Hannibal” completely different from the novel?

At the end of the movie, Hannibal escapes and leaves Clarice behind. However, the book ends with Hannibal drugging Clarice and the two of them running off together. Why was the ending changed for the ...
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How did Zander Barcalow get to be an instructor so quickly?

In Starship Troopers Rico first meets Zander at a sports game while they're both at school, Zander brags about enlisting which prompts many of the film's main characters to do the same. The next time ...
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183 views

What were the animated loops supposed to be?

What were the animated loops in the movie Thor: The Dark World supposed to be? Were they wormholes? And what was the Aether proposed in there?
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221 views

Foreign movie about two young brothers

I need help finding the name of this movie that I'm guessing was made anywhere from 1985 - 2005. It was from a Hollywood video store or from a Blockbuster. I remember watching this foreign movie as a ...
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1answer
255 views

Late 80s or early 90s anime\cartoon in space with slugs and pink tentacles

I'll do my best to remember everything I can - The very first scene is a father that is combining a crop, he is using a futuristic machine as this movie involves space, aliens, etc. The planet ends ...
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1answer
169 views

Old cavemen comedy movie in style of Mel Brooks

I remember watching this movie some time during the late eighties on VHS from video rental. While it was dubbed in German, I think its original language most likely was either English or Italian (from ...
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1answer
2k views

Can someone explain Happy Quinn jokes in the Scorpion episode “Crazy Train”?

In the Scorpion TV series season 2 episode 7 "Crazy Train" , Happy Quinn tells a number of jokes to bunch of people at a club in the end. As I understood those are jokes to a geek or "special people". ...
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Is the mystery of Howard's father's letter solved?

In "The Big Bang Theory" episode "The Closet Reconfiguration" (S06E19), the gang gets Sheldon to tell them the contents of a letter he found in Howard's closet from his father. Later, they give Howard ...
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1answer
194 views

Did Jesse do the right thing when he betrayed Walt? [closed]

This question keeps bugging me! Walt and Jesse both lost everything in Breaking Bad when Jesse decided to help Hank. If he solved his dispute with Walter by himself he would have been tortured, Hank ...
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Name For Old Movie [duplicate]

I was in high school (just!) in the late 70's, and around then I saw a film I would like the title of. The only details I can remember is that there were a large group of quite primitive people, and ...
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286 views

Can the same contestant represent their country in both Miss World and Miss universe? [closed]

In India, Femina Miss India, selects the contestants for Miss World and Universe. They used to send the winner to Miss Universe and the runner-up to the Miss World contest, but changed it after 1994's ...

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