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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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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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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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467 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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237 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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305 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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169 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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347 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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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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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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915 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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1answer
63 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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125 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 bars,Drive-...
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374 views

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
87 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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4answers
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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
377 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
389 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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5answers
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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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2answers
192 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
117 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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344 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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339 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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86 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
455 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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1answer
224 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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Is there a deeper meaning to Fabienne's pot belly talk?

In Pulp Fiction, after Butch returns from the boxing match to his girlfriend in the middle of the night, they engage in a curious conversation about the pros and cons of having a pot belly. Quoting ...
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3answers
730 views

Why did Sherlock fake his death this way?

In S2E3 Sherlock faked his death in such a way that the only person who have seen it (from the right angle) was Dr. Watson. Other people present on the scene were actors (Molly and homeless people). ...
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95 views

Old movie about greek-roman mythology in which the power of the gods came from human love/worship

There was an old movie about greek-roman mythology in which the power of the gods came from human love/worship. The more people worship/loved a certain god, the more powerful that god were. For some ...
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159 views

What's this movie with a network of anonymous party organizers?

OK so the movie starts at a cafe or something, two guys are somehow chatting while they don't know each other. They have their phones on the table. One leaves in a hurry and picks up his stuff and ...
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Identify This Movie: Animation between 1990 and 2005

can somebody help me find a movie projected to be between 1990 and 2005? It's an animation movie that I can't remember much of, but I have a few details on it: children fighting in a flying bed at the ...
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Characterizing Mark's relationship with du Pont?

In Foxcatcher, the wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is being supported by the excentric millionaire du Pont (Steve Carell). Mark is very thankful for the purpose and trust du Pont provides him ...
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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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1answer
269 views

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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1answer
127 views

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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2answers
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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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1answer
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Do Celebrity Big Brother contestants still earn a fee if they are ejected from the show?

The UK version of CBB has had two housemates ejected on behavioral grounds within the first few days... One of these contestants, Ken Morley, talked about deliberately being rude and irritable so he ...
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2answers
8k views

Where does Guardians of the Galaxy fit into the MCU timeline?

The film starts in 1988, this much we know. When Yondu points out that he made sure his crew didn't eat Peter, Quill remarks that "For Twenty years you've been throwing that back in my face!" If we'...
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1answer
116 views

Sarturday morning cartoon identification

I loved this cartoon back in the day... Mid 90s Saturday morning thing. A bunch of teenage American football players that get transported / sucked through a wormhole to some fantasy dimension. ...
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1answer
505 views

Man is recruited to talk to a captured alien

I need a real movie-buff on this one. I'm looking for movie which concerns a man who is recruited to try and talk to a captured alien. Now this is where things are getting a little hazy so I'll just ...
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381 views

Who's driving the boat?

In the scene in Taken where Brian Mills takes on the kidnappers on the boat, he appears to kill all the swarthy bad guys he encounters. This involves a lot of gun fire which would draw the attention ...
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662 views

In interstellar, why did the mission control go down

In Interstellar, Cooper mentions that "Delhi mission control went down same as ours" Could you explain why the mission control was down? And it seems to be explained in the first space craft ...
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2answers
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Boston Public episode order. Was Chapter 34 aired out of order in the original run? Why?

In Boston Public Episode "Chapter 36", there is a sub-story about Zach Del Ray asking Ronnie Cooke to prom. This is odd because in Episode "Chapter 34", Zach Del Ray dies in a car accident. In my copy ...
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277 views

Did Robert come out of retirement?

During the movie we see Robert, a regular guy who likes to be neat. We find out that he is a retired bad-ass of some type. At the end of the movie, we see him back in the diner, but this time he is ...
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190 views

Identify an action movie

I am looking for the title of one movie I saw several years ago. I am not sure if all the things I "remember" are correct but this is what I managed to summ up so far: The movie is probably western ...

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