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In the 1974 version of The Longest Yard, what was the reason for the drop kick?

In the original, 1974 version of The Longest Yard, during the big game, the convicts are on the 16 yard line facing fourth and four and Crewe calls for a drop kick. The kick is successful (though if ...
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A talking typewriter?

A movie about a writer who goes on some kind of strange journey with a talking typewriter. In one scene there are people drinking from straws in people's heads, and dealers make an addictive drug from ...
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267 views

1970s anime about a boy never being able to see his princess mother

This TV series was broadcast in the 1970s. The story premise was about a young boy who was being kept away from his birth mother who was of some high rank like a princess or other. It was during the ...
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Why did Andy not reveal his plan to Red directly?

Andy left a series of clues for Red to discover. But why couldn't he just tell him all that directly?
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293 views

B&W 1930s British film - two couples live together in country house as trial marriage

This an old movie, a comedy. It's about a wealthy playboy who's interested in a nice girl. Also, a broke man wants to marry a wealthy but nasty woman. They all meet at a party. The nasty lady says ...
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443 views

Animated film for adults with funny bathroom scene

This was an crudely-ish animated film around the early 90s. Had swearing and adult themes. I remember a tiny red ball that gave the beholder unlimited strength. The bad general of the film had the ...
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How could Voyager navigate inside the void in “Night”?

How could Voyager navigate inside the starless void? Especially since it was very large. Taking one year to cross. Some sort of inertial navigation maybe?
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Why does the father lose his mind?

I recently watched Walkabout and while I really liked the movie, its beginning left me quite confused. Why does the father lose his mind and attempt to kill his kids and finally kill himself? The ...
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437 views

Drama about a surrogate mother who falls in love with a doctor

I'm trying to identify a drama movie about a woman who met a couple in an accident and agreed to be their surrogate and carry their baby to get money. She falls in love with a doctor without telling ...
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What changed Nader's mind?

In the beginning of A Separation, Nader didn't really want to get divorced and was only trying to oppose his wife's decision seemingly wanting to convince her his own way. But, at the middle of the ...
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Post office reference in movie Ronin

In the movie "Ronin", there is a scene where Sam and the gang have to locate Gregor. Sam knows a guy locally who can help. When he approaches his contact he asks him where the nearest post office is. ...
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Why is this formula useful in Iron Man 3?

I watched Iron Man 3 today, and wonder what this formula is about. Is it an important topic of physics? You know, like Transformers: Dark of the Moon, as I can recall, when an answer of some formula ...
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Why were there no interrogation scenes with Jack and Henley?

In Now You See Me, during the FBI investigation of the supposed bank robbery (the first trick of the Four Horsemen) they're all interrogated seperately by Agent Rhodes in the usual plain grey ...
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154 views

Translation of words spoken by King Julien

What is the English translation of what King Julien says here from the movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. The language sounds Russian, but I am not sure.
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478 views

Rose's voice in Doctor Who Season 4

Towards the end of Season 4 of the new Doctor Who we meet Rose Tyler again. In these episodes she seems to speak with some sort of speech impediment which is never explained. Is this intentional? Is ...
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414 views

Why don't they try to change the past?

I always saw Twelve Monkeys as being centered around the fact that the past cannot be changed. But why is that? Is it a physical law that makes it impossible to change or is it just the scientists ...
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441 views

Is the Mayor of Quahog Batman?

In Family Guy the mayor of Quahog is Adam West Is this character a representation of the actor who played Batman? Or is the character's name just a coincidence?
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350 views

Guy returns home to find time has lapsed by 17 years

The beginning of the movie shows a scene where a boy goes out to play, only to return home and find that time has lapsed by more than 17 years. It might have something to do with time travel. Which ...
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389 views

Man gives boy and girl an egg which begins to grow warm

There were two kids - a boy and a girl - and some guy gave them something like an egg or a rock that was getting more warm. They were supposed to hold it so that it could later create something like a ...
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286 views

Did the blue pills cause behavioral modification?

In The Bourne Legacy, the blue pills enhanced the intelligence of the agents. But did they only enhance intelligence, or did they also affect the agents' behavior? I remember them saying that the ...
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1answer
173 views

Identify film from 1970's shown together with Fritz The Cat

This film is from the early 70's and was shown together with Fritz the Cat. It was a traditional film which switched to animation. The animated scene was about a boy and a man on a trolley. The man ...
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137 views

Shouldn't Kang be concerned when the Secret Service agent does not return?

The Secret Service agent who was the traitor informed Kang that Banning was dead. After that the agent did not return to Kang for a long time. Shouldn't Kang, who was a wicked mastermind, have doubted ...
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Did Mike's granddaughter get Mike's money?

When Mike died in Breaking Bad, did the DEA confiscate his money, or did his granddaughter inherit it?
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1answer
995 views

What grade was the best batch of meth?

What was the quality (I believe it was percentage of pure product) of the best batch made by Walt in Breaking Bad?
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1answer
295 views

Identify TV show from the early 2000s about an orphan girl

It was a show about a young city girl (orphan, i think), that ends up living with distant relatives in a farm.
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How is a Targaryen immune to molten metal?

In the scene in Game of Thrones S01E06 where Khal Drogo pours molten gold over Viserys's head and he dies, Daenerys says that a real (dragon) Targaryen could never have been killed by that. While we ...
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What was the “It Could Be” running joke on House MD?

On House, MD, there was a running gag were for every case, someone would suggest that it could be a specific disease but it never was (I can’t remember if it ever turned out to be the case). I knew ...
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Why is Wilfred a fan of Matt Damon?

In the US version of Wilfred it is established right at the beginning and a recurring theme that Wilfred is a big fan of Matt Damon, yet I don't think it is ever explained why. Furthermore the 1st ...
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173 views

Aquatic being in the form of water

This movie had a crew going underwater for some kind of expedition. There they encounter an aquatic being which takes the form of water. Some time later, there is a scene involving missiles or ...
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468 views

Eloise Hawking's connection to MIB and the loophole

I recently re-watched "Lost" in its entirety for the first time since the show ended. Overall, I appreciated the show, and especially seasons 4-6, a great deal more now than I did during my initial ...
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What happened to Syrio, the Dance Master?

In the first season of Game of Thrones, Arya trains with a Dance Master called Syrio Forel. Towards the end of the series their lesson is interrupted when troops burst in and try to capture Arya. ...
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What exactly was Delacort's plan?

In Elysium, the secretary of defense Delacort (played by Jodie Foster) intended to overthrow the existing government and install herself as the new leader. If I understood correctly, her plan was to ...
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1answer
128 views

Altercation on plane about talking on the phone

I'm trying to find this movie.. I think it's a Romantic Comedy. During one scene (could even be part of the trailer) two girls are on the plane and one of them is on the phone. The guy across the ...
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Shot up car in godfather

In "The Godfather", when Kay visits the compound to track down Micheal, there is a shot up car, which Tom Hagen explains had been in an accident and that no one was injured. This was before Sonny's ...
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What is the word on the executive's face, and why is it there?

The guy who runs Armadyne has a word like "RICH E" or "RICHE" on his face. What exactly is the word, and why is it on his face?
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TV Shows with Season Parts 1 & 2

Why do some shows have certain seasons broken into 2 parts, when their spacing would otherwise mean that they were separate seasons altogether? Many examples are from non-network stations: Sex and ...
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592 views

Travel back in time to stop a crime on a train [duplicate]

I went to a cinema last year and saw a trailer of a movie and I'm 100% sure that movie is out, but I just can't remember the movie name. The trailer of that movie if I'm not wrong it was Tom Cruise ...
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Relationship between Walt, Jesse and Gus

In season 4 of Breaking Bad, the relationship between Gus (and subsequently Mike) and the pair of Walt & Jesse is complex. Gus sets them up with a fully equipped laboratory to cook Meth, but ...
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Movie from Theatre of Tragedy song

Is text in the song And When He Falleth by Theatre of Tragedy from a movie? If that's a movie what is the title? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HttMkyho2lg
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510 views

Old paranoid man with uncut hair and fingernails

I have seen multiple references to this character, mainly in cartoons. What movie is this character originally from? The character is a paranoid, sleep deprived old man with long hair and long nails ...
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503 views

What does Harmonica's brother say before he dies?

Here is the scene : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kD54-q1uFM It is right before the final duel and lets the audience know Harmonica's motivation in wanting to kill Frank. Harmonica's brother is ...
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Ho Chi Minh reference in Breaking Bad

In Breaking Bad season 5 episode 6, "Buyout", a reference is made to Ho Chi Minh. Can someone explain the meaning of the reference? Well, gentlemen, we're here to discuss your illegal harassment ...
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Why were the “ghost satellites” such a big issue?

In Under Siege 2: Dark Territory the villain takes over some sort of space-based, earthquake-causing super-weapon that has been launched by the US. He then uses fifty or so satellites as decoys to ...
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What was the witch spirit doing with the Annabelle doll?

When Ed and Lorraine Warren are returning from the Perron's, their daughter Judy is haunted by the Witch Spirit. She comes down to see the witch sitting in the chair with the Annabelle doll. We can ...
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198 views

What are the names of the two shuttles and which missions were they on?

What is the name of the space shuttle used in the Space Cowboys launch scenes? Which mission is that from? What is the name of the space shuttle used in the landing scenes? Which mission is that ...
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718 views

Film about scientists studying killer ants in the desert

I watched a film when I was a kid about a group of scientists in the desert studying a strange ant colony. They had a science building that had an odd shape to it (maybe a dome). There were a couple ...
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1answer
534 views

Who are the masked attackers in Saw 3D?

SPOILER HEREIN At the end of Saw 3D, we see Hoffman finally get his comeuppance at the hands of Dr. Gordon, the original victim. However, when Hoffman is attacked and subdued in the parking lot, ...
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454 views

Where did ring come from?

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is good movie and as we know prequel of Lord of the Rings to show how Bilbo Baggins get the ring from Gollum and gifted to his nephew. My Question: Where did Golum ...
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398 views

What was written in the note?

In movie The Sorcerer's Apprentice, what was written by young Becky on the note behind which young Dave/David ran and went inside Balthazar Blake's shop of antique.
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What was General Zod actually trying to achieve by initiating a military coup?

Krypton was already in the process of destruction. Kryptonians would have inevitably died with the planet. Everybody knew that, including General Zod. Then, what was General Zod actually trying to ...

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