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Old man in antiques-shop, 3(?) separate stories, wedding-cake figures

I'm looking for a horror(?)-movie, probably from the early 1980s. It's about an old man and his antiques-shop, where every item has a story - and a little surprse. The movie tells (I think) three ...
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Western where one shots at spurs making them spin

Ok, I know this is very thin, but I thought I'll give it a try... I'm trying to find the tittle of the first Western-movie I really saw as a kid - and when I say "saw", I mean that I saw about 10 ...
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179 views

Why doesn't Wolverine claws grow back with Adamantium?

So I am re-watching The Wolverine and quite honestly from what most people say is all conflicting. I thought because ALL bone was basically Adamantium now that there wouldn't be plain bone claws, if ...
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Woman with a bandaged head in a comedy from probably 2004-2011

I think the main character is a young man, maybe in high school. He is visited by his female neighbor who has a bandage on her head. She sits on the couch and the back of her head touches it and when ...
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1answer
88 views

WW2 comedy where fascist soldiers don't want to fight with Americans and mock firefights

I've recently seen a part of this movie on my TV, but can't figure the name or find anything on Google. It's a World War II comedy about Italian (or Greek) village or small town where fascist ...
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1answer
521 views

Romantic Indian drama about two sisters

It's an Indian movie. In the opening scene, two sisters (who aren't twins) are competing in a pageant. The main girl wins but lets her sister have the win and her grandmother says she needs to learn ...
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1answer
143 views

Diamond heist movie or tv movie or series

I've seen a movie or it could be a TV movie or TV series I don't remember. I saw it in the late 90s. I think this movie wasn't very popular, that's why it cannot be found easily. There are some funny ...
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1answer
494 views

Why do most characters have perfect, white teeth even if the film's setting makes them unlikely? [closed]

I understand the premium that's placed on perfectly straight pearly white teeth in American society (or at least I think I do) but one thing that really irks me is the dental perfection on display in ...
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534 views

What is the basis of the information in Dora Lange's diary?

In season 1, episode 2 of True Detective, Detective Rustin Cohle reads Dora Lange's diary, and the phrases, "The Yellow King" and "Carcosa" stand out. What do these phrases mean? Do they have ...
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4k views

Does Captain Jack Sparrow die and get reborn after he enters the Kraken?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, at the end Captain Jack Sparrow enters into the Kraken's mouth. How does he end up in the World's End? Does he die and his soul is taken there or ...
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2answers
210 views

Why is Aladdin's Genie not more clever?

I see a lot of movies or series involving wish granting beings that grant wishes in an unexpected manner. Why doesn't Genie do that too? I have a feeling that this will be answered away with "It's a ...
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257 views

Why do contestants play quiz shows by speaking?

Why on most radio/television quiz shows the contestant interact with the game (answering questions, activating lifelines) by speaking instead of pressing buttons?
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48 views

Early 90s TV series about some magic items, “the giant baby” and one bad neighbour? [duplicate]

I remember a TV series from my childhood from the 90's where few teenagers were looking for some magic items to collect, to find someone to be called "the giant baby" (at least this is how the term ...
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4answers
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What was in the package Nicholson gives to Damon?

After Matt Damon's character in The Departed graduates the state police academy, he is picked up by Costello ("no more pencils, no more books"), and given a box as a graduation present. Though what is ...
6
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1answer
1k views

Which movie? WWII Prisioner makes surprising chess move

I dimly remember a movie that had a Jewish (?) WWII prisioner (in Germany, most likely) that used bread to build chess pieces. At one point he played his guard / interogator (German, most likely), and ...
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1answer
253 views

Was inspector Lui in a prison or mental institution?

I saw the Honk Kong action film Firestorm with subtitles and have a doubt regarding the ending scene. At the end, Inspector Lui was debriefing another officer and smiling to himself, then the camera ...
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1answer
159 views

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 ...
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1answer
159 views

Woman talks to the ghosts of children who communicate through angel carvings

All I can remember is that there is a woman in a big house with carvings of angels and little children that have died in the house talk to her through the angels. In the end she winds up staying in ...
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0answers
69 views

What's the deal with two insurance companies in The Postman Always Rings Twice?

In The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981) the prosecutor initially relies on an insurance company expert who testifies that Frank was hit with a bottle found on the crash scene and so it was not an ...
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1answer
157 views

Comedy about a group being caught by a tribe of women and forced to mate

My memory is vague on this movie. But this is what I can remember: The movie is in color. Think it is pre 80s or early 80s A group of travelers are captured by a tribe of women (I think the tribe is ...
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0answers
111 views

Who composed the soundtrack to My Girlfriend is a Gumiho?

My Girlfriend is a Gumiho is a Korean TV series that had a very versatile soundtrack. There was a number of insert songs and a number of songs from various movies (for example theme song from A Better ...
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2answers
4k views

Usage of “The Sound Of Silence” in The Graduate?

In the movie The Graduate, the Simon & Garfunkel song "The Sound Of Silence" is used 4 or 5 times. There's even an instrumental version in one scene. I can't think of any other movie where one ...
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9answers
152k views

What is the meaning of the badges on the caskets in American Sniper?

This question contains spoilers Several times throughout American Sniper, when a US soldier is buried other servicemen push a brass badge into the casket of the deceased solider. What are the ...
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0answers
443 views

Which action movie is this?

I had seen a movie on AXN (India) in April 2000. I am really not able to recollect its name and have not seen it ever on any channels. The following things may help you to find it: The villian is a ...
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1answer
47 views

Are there complete rankings for current TV shows in North America?

Are there complete rankings for current TV shows in North America? I already tried: IMDB. It doesn't enable filtering of results, in my case to shows that are currently broadcast. Metacritic. But ...
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1answer
442 views

Exam movie answer

I have seen the movie Exam, where few candidates compete to get a job in a big company, where they have been told to answer a question, In the end a lady gets the answer and wins the competition so, ...
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1answer
214 views

low-budget movie about ex-con who kidnaps a dancer

Ex-con was actually innocent of charges he was doing time for. Kidnaps a dancer...tap dancer or ballroom dancer. She is a willing kidnap victim and I believe they go to visit her family and pose as ...
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2answers
111 views

Movie with a policeman on drugs

I don't remember a lot about the movie. The main actor is known. The main character is a policeman on drugs. He's kind of crazy. It's an American movie in English of course. I remember a scene ...
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1answer
84 views

Explanation for Gordon and Vallens in the final scene

NOTE: By necessity, this question contains spoilers. As Blue Velvet nears the final scenes, Jeffery enters Dorothy's apartment and sees that Vallens is dead and Gordon has been inflicted with ...
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2answers
2k views

Wet Hot American Summer movie and TV show question

I have finished watching Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp and I have read that I should watch the movie before I watch the TV series as it's hard to understand certain things and references ...
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1answer
1k views

Is there any indication in Sons Of Anarchy that it does not take place in the present day?

I'm just curious, because all the technology you see in that show seems older. The computers are always clunky desktops with floppy drives, and every cell phone is a flip-phone. You'd think at least ...
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1answer
1k views

The Sopranos - “Big Pussy” Bonpensiero

So I was watching The Sopranos S03E02. As you all know, Big Pussy was killed somewhere in the end of season 2, but in season 3, I saw a really strange thing... After Tony's mom's funeral, Tony, ...
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1answer
497 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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157 views

What is the name of this TV show?

I don't know exactly the theme of this show but there use to be a judge asking these 3-4 guys to perform something which always was funny. Though I did not understand much but their actions and ...
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36 views

How did Gandalf survive the fall in the cavern in “Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring” and reincarnated as “Gandalf the White”? [duplicate]

In the "Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring", while Gandalf the Grey was fighting inflaming demon Balrog, he fell into cavern. So, did he survived the fall or died and reincarnated as ...
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2answers
449 views

When did the scene at the start of Prometheus happen?

The engineers are supposed to have engineered...us, right? That is shown at the beginning of the movie, with the self sacrifice, somehow seeding the initial life on Earth. Panspermia. But if that was ...
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0answers
105 views

Is Professor X dead or alive [duplicate]

In X-Men: The Last Stand Professor X dies, so how is he alive in X-Men: Days of Future Past? That makes no sense if he dies before they reach that future.
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60 views

Looking for Kaiju film released as “Stålmannen” 30 years ago

I'm trying to find the English (or original) title of an Asian film released on rental back in the 80's with a Norwegian title similar to "Stålmannen". The film was the typical Kaiju formula - a man ...
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62 views

Question about space station physics in Interstellar [duplicate]

At the end of Interstellar when "Cooper Station" is shown orbiting around Saturn, why does the ball while playing baseball travel to a different side and the houses appear to be upside down and there ...
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1answer
13k views

How can Joey be cast in “Days of our Lives” while living in New York?

In the TV show Friends, which is based around six friends living in Manhattan, New York - Joey (Matt LeBlanc) gets cast in the TV show "Days of our Lives", which is filmed in Los Angeles. How is ...
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2answers
568 views

Why is Joy intact while Bing Bong fades away?

spoilers ahead In the movie Inside Out, there comes a times towards the end when the emotion Joy (voiced by Amy Poehler) and Riley's imaginary friend Bing Bong (voiced by Richard Kind) fall into the ...
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1answer
239 views

Can we guess the religion or caste of Naseeruddin Shah's character in the movie “A Wednesday”?

The lead character in A Wednesday does say that he won't reveal his name, but I guess there are subtle clues about his identities. Has anyone given thought in that direction?
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500 views

What is the approximate age of Captain Jack Sparrow?

I truly love this character. I want to know that how old Captain Jack Sparrow approximately is in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. Especially when he saves Elizabeth at Port Royal after she falls. ...
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2answers
213 views

Is The Common Man's identity hinted in the movie A Wednesday?

In the Hindi movie A Wednesday!, Naseeruddin Shah played the role of "The Common Man", and Anupam Kher plays the role of "Prakash Rathod, Commissioner of Mumbai Police". When Prakash asks The Common ...
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1answer
94 views

Are any of Peter Parker's early costume designs allusions to the comic books?

In the first Spider-Man movie, when Peter is deciding to become a costumed wrestler, he sketches out a handful of possible costume designs that don't look much like a Spider-Man suit, but do look a ...
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1answer
1k views

Why were there so many guest appearances in this Malcolm in the Middle two-parter?

In Season 3 Episodes 11 & 12 Company Picnic we see a large number of guest appearances: Terry Bradshaw Tom Green Christina Ricci Heidi Klum Howie Long Patrick Warburton Susan Sarandon Stephen ...
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2answers
454 views

Movie that uses USB-Holo Table interface?

I'm trying to remember all the uses of Quantum of Solace 'Holo Tables' (alá Pixelsense) in recent movies, and there is one example that (whilst I can recall the imagery) I can't locate what movie it's ...
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1answer
212 views

Question about Jim and Claire's relationship

In the first Mission: Impossible movie, towards the end, Jim Phelps kills his wife, Claire. Up until then, we know that they were working together on framing Ethan. So why does he go ahead and kill ...
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1answer
296 views

90's movie with a girl who goes crazy and grows vine tattoos on her body

My husband tried to explain this movie to me... so humor me. He said he caught the last 30 minutes of this movie and he believes that Jason or Jeremy London was in it. I tried checking IMDb, but got ...
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Are there union rules requiring stunt performers, and what does this mean for action stars who “do their own stunts”?

In an answer to this question, it is mentioned offhand: There are almost no "live shots" of this as it is technically a stunt and according to union rules ( at least in Hollywood) that requires a ...

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