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Telepathic female alien in the Antarctic

I'm looking for a movie from the late 50's or early 60's about a female alien invader from a frigid planet who "lands" in the Antarctic (Arctic?) near a research station manned by 3 scientists. She ...
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435 views

An Indian movie about a man with wolves/dogs

I am trying to remember an Indian movie I saw when I was kid. It is about a man (the hero), who has long hair and a muscled body. He has a lot of dogs or wolves, about 5/6 of them. (they look like ...
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Why doesn't Sam use his ability to move things to open the door?

In "Ghost," we see that Sam has learned how to manipulate objects in the physical world. But near the end, when Oda Mae comes to Molly's apartment to run from Carl, we see her begging Molly to unlock ...
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507 views

How does the chainsaw trick at the end of “The Clue of the Savant's Thumb” work?

At the end of The Clue of the Savant's Thumb Jonathan Creek, using a specially constructed chainsaw, appears to cut straight through Joey Ross (Sheridan Smith) at the waist, while she in fact remains ...
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771 views

Anime where mecha is controlled by a boy playing an ocarina

I've been searching for this anime for years, but I can't find it! It was shown in the early 90's on a Chinese channel so I never got the name of it. I can't really remember much but here some stuff ...
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221 views

Is it possible to destroy the Morphing Grid?

In Power Rangers there have been various occasions where Rangers lose their powers. A few that stick out is the Might Morphin' Rangers when their Zords are destroyed prior to the Ninja Quest episodes, ...
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Stripper assassin and a ghetto-blaster

The scene I remember is what looks like an older businessman is sitting behind a desk when a tall, statuesque blonde comes in and puts down a ghetto-blaster. She starts dancing/stripping to the music ...
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838 views

What happened to Scrad?

In Men in Black II, Johnny Knoxville's character Scrad, the two-headed alien henchman for Seelena leads a bunch of aline thugs to Jeebs' basement where Agent K has just been deneuralized. In the ...
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Why are the festivals misordered in the movie Baghban?

Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini are separated right after Holi (remember Amitabh singing Holi khele Raghubeera?). They are said to be separated for six months, ie from March to September. Within ...
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What is the earliest use of “You just/still don't get it do you?”

There is a funny montage of movie and TV clips on YouTube in which variations of the phrase "you don't get it, do you" are used. Sometime after I watched that video I saw a 1959 episode of Bat ...
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358 views

In Moonrise Kingdom, what is the scene after the chapel a parody of?

In Moonrise Kingdom, the scene after the "chapel" looks very, very familiar - what is it a parody of? Part of the scene is seen in the trailer, from 1:43 to 1:46.
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Movie from late 80s or early 90s about troublesome teenage girl

I remember catching only a snippet of this movie but am hoping someone can identify it. In the part I saw, a teenage girl gets caught up in a fight at school. I think someone deliberately provoked ...
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Fat guy fed repeatedly with luxurious food

I am trying to locate a scene I've seen many years ago. In this scene a pretty obese dude is visiting a thin, shrew-looking man, and they are sitting across from each other at a table. The thin man ...
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Why does a character talk to the back of another character?

This seems to be commonplace in action TV series in movies: our hero talks to the villain, there is some exposition and instead of facing each other as civilised people tend to do, the villain will ...
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Did Sean Gullette actually trepan himself in Pi (1998)?

In the final scene of Pi, we see the character depicted by Sean Gullette put a drill directly to a tumorous bulge on his head. There's a noticeable blood splatter and the character doesn't flinch. In ...
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Identify this thriller / dark comedy? older guy harasses couple ('90s, probably)

I have seen this film on television about 15-20 years ago or so, probably it's been made in the '90s, maybe from the US, and for television directly, but I'm not sure. I've seen it in Hungarian ...
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Movie with bugs

So I saw this movie when I was a kid and I'm still not sure if it was an unclear dream or a movie so the plot is somewhat like this: There's this group of teenagers /adults stuck in some kind of an ...
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Movie with moving castle [duplicate]

I saw this movie when I was young (I was born in '82). It was a live action movie (NOT Howl's Moving Castle), in English, and I'm from the U.S. I reckon it can't have been made after 1992 or so. If I ...
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Why is the name 'Batman' avoided in the Dawn of Justice?

Strangely the name 'Batman' is almost never mentioned in the Dawn of Justice movie (except the title). The characters use other names such as 'the dark one' or so when they are talking about him. Why ...
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Is Director Vance actually another person?

In the 6th season of NCIS, we come across an episode (Knockout), where Tyler Owens, a boxer and a friend of Director Vance, is found dead. Vance starts leading the investigation, and Gibbs become more ...
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People skipping between dimensions encounter an alien monster

In this movie, the title was one word I believe but could be wrong. There is a scene with a girl and a guy who ends up on a spaceship (through being transported/teleported through ...
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Please identify alien horror survival trash movie (probably “suitable” for kids)

There was this disturbing movie about aliens I saw when I was a kid. I'm not sure, how old I was, maybe around 10 (born 1980). Here's everything I remember: There are aliens which are, IIRC partly ...
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Is this scene from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. essentially a realistic depiction of a fight scene?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 3 episode 15, Spacetime, there's a scene in which a bunch of agents are essentially rehearsing a big fight. It features Agent May very obviously pulling her punches ...
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Is there a specific flag that should be raised when filming a boat scene with a pirate flag flying?

Since flying a pirate flag in open waters would likely attract a "shoot first and ask questions later" response, I was wondering if there is a maritime flag that should be flown when you are using a ...
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Why does Tyler Durden leave the Narrator taking his suitcase?

In the movie Fight Club, Tyler Durden leaves the Narrator taking his suitcase while the narrator was asleep. My question is not about the car crash, it's about the scene that comes after the car ...
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Stuck identifying a movie with an unconcious man in a cave with woman grieving over him

I have seen a movie about twice that I recall and can't remember the name of it. I have looked through google and other places that might of helped but nothing has popped up. The film I remember I ...
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What is the comedic short film about men brushing their teeth outside, the main actor looks eerily familiar to Stephen Merchant

I have been searching high and low for a short film I watched late one night. I didn't write down the name of it unfortunately. It starts of with a man brushing his teeth outside while balancing on a ...
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A kinda sci-fi and action movie where some people have barcodes in their eyes

So, I watched this movie while on a bus. I think it is kinda new based on its vfx. These are some stuff I remembered: The protagonists are two guys, one is red-haired, white-skinned, and the other ...
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Name this TV show with a fat policeman with beret

I'm seeking to identify a TV show I vaguely remember from my childhood. It might be 10 years old or older, I have no idea now. I don't know the country of production because I watched it dubbed to my ...
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90s/2000s film with 2 protagonists visiting a hospital then attacked by villain, and the villain and one protagonist fight in boiler room

US movie. I think it was made for a theatrical release Story Point: 2 of the protagonists (both male) visit a hospital and go to a morgue and examine the body of an old woman (one scene I remember ...
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How realistic was the communication between the troglodytes?

I saw the rather fascinating Bone Tomahawk recently. In it, a group of troglodytes kidnap a few people, leading to a suspenseful chase across the arid country in search of them and their victims. ...
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Is the trial at the end of S11E07 a reference to a previous episode?

The It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "McPoyle vs. Ponderosa: The Trial of the Century" (S11E07) ends with the judge dismissing the whole case and calling in the particpants of the next trial: ...
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Identify a movie/tv show where a janitor/custodian fights a jacked blonde dude

I watched this movie or TV show episode in early 2000's. I don't remember that much, but there was a muscular, blond, (and possibly superhuman), bad guy who tries to take over some kind of a ...
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Movie about two soldiers who befriend each other on train and go on to lead opposing armies in different countries

It is about two young guys (both are soldiers), one or two hundred years ago- but from different European countries e.g. Prussia, France, Bavaria, Hungary, Austria. They met on a train and enjoyed the ...
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How does the medpod perform the abortion correctly if it is configured for male use?

In Prometheus, after figuring something bad is going on within her, Shaw goes to the medpod which earlier in the movie was described as "configured for male body" by Vickers . If that is the case ...
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Movie about a son who asks his father to pretend to be his son for the weekend

In this film, a guy finds out that his wife is pregnant. He he wants to test his abilities to be a father, so he asks his father to pretend he is his son - and here comes the revenge time. I recall ...
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Australian TV Series from 70s - Journalist Revived, political future thriller

I'm pretty sure this was only shown on Australian TV. A journalist or political trouble-maker is revived (from cryo?) after decades and becomes involved in the somewhat fascist future government. He ...
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Was the “American Symphony” played in real-time?

At the end of Mr Holland's Opus, the eponymous Mr Holland is invited onto the stage to conduct the Premiere performance of his "An American Symphony". Is this song ...
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What was this family adventure film about two kids who travel to Africa to live with their father?

This movie I watched many years ago was a family film in which two kids traveled to Africa from the USA to live with their father for several months who was stationed there for a purpose. I recall ...
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80s/90s martial arts movie where a character trapped in a shield wall has his feet cut off

I think the movie was made in China. I think this version of the movie that I watched was an English dub. Three characters that I remember the most are a chubby looking kid (I'll just call him ...
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What is the significance of the ape movies in X-Files S10E02: Founder's Mutation

In The X-Files Season 10 Episode 02 titled "Founder's Mutation" there are two movies seen being played on the television at different moments. One is in the hospital maternity ward and is a scene from ...
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Looking for movie probably made in 1970s - early 1990s where woman stabs herself with steak knife

I really don't have much to go on, unfortunately. I was about 7 or 8 when I saw my parents watching this film (so that would be 1995ish). I'm guessing this means the movie is from between 1970 and ...
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How did Thomas Aquinas know which man Satan inhabited?

The movie End of Days from 1999 features Satan inhabiting the body of a man portrayed by Gabriel Byrne. Thomas Aquinas is a priest sent by the Vatican to protect a girl prophesied to be the mother of ...
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A mother takes her children to a buffalo farm

This movie was from around 2004 or 2005 (English/Hollywood). There was a main protagonist, although I can't remember what he looked like. But there was this other lady (single parent) she had a kid ...
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A son goes to court to stop his old father from marrying a young woman

I saw this film on TV in the 1980s. A man asked a judge to stop his funny old millionaire father marrying a young woman on grounds that his old father is mentally incapacitated and the young woman ...
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How does this studio(?) hiearchy work

In the beginning of every Hollywood movie, I can see like 3-5 studios(?) being listed with their logos (animated of course). How does this work? Why are there so many?
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Asian horror movie about a Demonic book/pages [duplicate]

The Asian Horror flic, I watched had multiple individual short stories, the main story I remember was of these High School kids bullying this guy(resulting in him being dragged from the back of a car) ...
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Pirate movie with a female lead who eats an octopus

I'm looking for a pirate movie with a female protagonist. I thought it was Pirates of the caribbean II, but after checking it is not. In the film, the female protagonist is pranked by the crew to eat ...
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Why do so many movies still use the Wilhelm scream?

Why do so many movies still use the Wilhelm scream? Is it sort of a running joke throughout cinema? It seems like you could find thousands of other audio files of screams. The Wilhelm scream is a ...
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How did Mastani die in 'Bajirao Mastani'?

In Bajirao Mastani movie, how did Mastani actually die? We saw her under arrest! Whereas on one side Bajirao died near Narmada River and at same time she died but there is no clue what happened to ...

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