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10-15 guys compete for a job in a closed room [duplicate]

My friend told me about a movie, whose name he can't remember. timeline : looked like a recent movie (from the 2000s) genre : thriller plot: 10-15 guys apply for a job and they are locked inside a ...
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“Friends” episode where Chandler says he hates his job and the rest of the gang say they love their jobs

I cannot find which episode of Friends has this scene: they all sit in Central Perk and Chandler says he hates his work, while the rest of the gang say they love their jobs. I think the dialogue was ...
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Man rejects woman sexually then she leaves him

So there's this movie where there's this unmarried couple. I think they sit down on a couch or bed and then they talk and probably drink. The woman says she's hot so she starts removing some of her ...
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Movie about a girl with photographic memory

The plot is something like this, this girl was in College and she gets bullied because she's crazy smart. One scene I remember is there's something in her dorm room, like an experiment, with the use ...
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How does Skynet get created in Terminator Genisys?

In the movie Terminator Genisys, they show that the series of events from the first terminator never happens. This is an alternate timeline. They also destroy subsequent chips from other terminators. ...
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An war movie about undercover troops destroying enemy base by attaching special signs for missile

I think the name of the movie was blah blah - man. paint man? idk... imdb won't come up with the title paint man. The main character was an African-american soldier who is way better in attaching the ...
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Legality of using fake license plates in movies

When a movie is filmed in a location that is different than the location in the script (e.g. a movie set somewhere in the US that is filmed in Canada), and there are automobiles shown with license ...
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Identify movie only by quote heard in YT clip

I've asked best possible place to ask about this, and this question brought me here. I found a quote that I might not be properly deciphering, here, exact time, with about 15 sec duration. I've ...
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War movie where a soldier tries to save a drowning person

I recall my uncle talking about this movie a year back but couldn't recall its name. A part of the story is: An army sets up a base camp in a village of the rival country. They pose as villagers ...
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Announcer's Voice in “42”

Was John C. McGinley recreating the voice of someone in particular as the baseball announcer in "42"? I've heard that kind of voice before, but I don't remember where. ...
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What are the Babadook's powers/abilities?

In the 2014 Australian horror movie, the Babadook, the eponymous monster is implied to grow stronger as the victim denies it. Towards the end, Amelia acknowledges the monster which makes him weak, or ...
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What exactly is Lady Mary's “device” in Season 5 of Downton Abbey?

In Season 5 of Downton Abbey, what exactly is Lady Mary's "device"? By "device" of course, I mean
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What did Ocean mean by “You shook Sinatra's hand - you should know better”?

For some reason while watching Ocean's Thirteen the one thing that jumped out at me was the repeated reference to shaking of Frank Sinatra's hand. This occurs earlier in the movie during a flashback ...
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Why are people forced in the Matrix - why not make it the ultimate VR game?

Why do people have to be forced to be in the Matrix? Lots of people play MMORPG or other online games out of their own free will and if it's possible they would love to play the game all the time. ...
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How does buying goods from outside prison work?

In Shawshank Redemption Andy buys several things from Red, when his cell was inspected the warden found some of the things but didn't care much. I get the basics on how this works: Red bribed some of ...
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Why are some movie parts much louder than others?

This is a major hassle for me because I like watching movies late at night and I live in a city row house where neighbors sometimes complain of noise. When I have the volume set to something ...
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Why did NASA not investigate Cooper's house?

In the beginning of Interstellar, the mysterious behavior of gravity is attributed to Cooper's discovery of the secret NASA base that leads him to becoming the lead astronaut. When they first find ...
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What really happened in Walter Bishop's Lab in Fringe?

Can anyone tell what really happened in Walter Bishop's lab in Fringe that lead to the hospitalization of Walter in a mental institution? Note: I have watched whole series.
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A man wins the jackpot at a slot machine

So I remember watching this movie a couple of years back on my laptop, it involves a man who is chased by someone (I think) and enters a casino in which he has a earpiece and the person tells him to ...
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What is the name of this movie about sleeping and death?

The thing I remember most is this saying in the film "When you fall in your dream, you die in real life". The protagonist is a patient in some kind of hospital. In the last scene (or near the end, ...
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Jon Stewart Interview with psychologist

There was a Jon Stewart interview within the last year where the psychologist said that if you put a bunch of politically right leaning people in a room together they will come out even further to the ...
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What does Allen's comment about “You've Got Mail” mean?

When Terry goes to Allen's home, they talk about the movie She's Got Mail (You've Got Mail) casting Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. Allen said Tom Hanks have poison ivy up his ass. What's he talking about?
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Bear with an airship

I remember a cartoon from when I was younger (late 80s early 90s) with a bear who had an airship. The ship was like a pirate ship with a quilted balloon on the top. I believe the enemy was some sort ...
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Grisly war movie following two soldiers after the main conflict on patrol

I'm looking to identify what I remember was a fairly grisly war movie, at least 10-15 years old. Perhaps it was a WW2 flick but it certainly was not a modern conflict. There are four scenes I remember ...
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Why didn't the machines clear the skies?

In The Matrix, humans blocked machines' access to solar energy. As a substitute power, the machines turned to harvesting the humans' bio electricity, while keeping them trapped in the Matrix. So my ...
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Did Hugo Cabret and other characters really exist?

In Hugo, forgotten Georges Méliès's life, success and master piece films are revealed to us, but the movie was not just about him. It was about the boy Hugo and all his courageous deeds. My question ...
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Incan-style people execute intruders by dipping them in gold

Movie was set in a wild west style location. Heroine was a blonde cowgirl. Her name was Rainbow, or something similarly derived from nature. Heroine has a male companion who is a womanizer. He's ...
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A superhero called Ratchet Man with a robot sidekick

What movie was it, in the 80s or 90s, where Ratchet Man and his trusty R-2 disarm a bomb, foil the bad guys, and save the day? R-2 was a robot, pretty sure in the movie he was named R-2. Ratchet Man ...
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Movie about a murderous aunt and uncle

This was an American movie from the late 1990s. It was about a girl (around 15) and a boy (around 10). Their parents had died in a car accident so they moved in with their uncle and aunt. They later ...
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Rich kid gets slapped by a former servant of his house

His family was bankrupt, dead, or something along the same lines. In this scene his former servants where removing all the furniture from his house, and he was standing there, all alone, in a bare ...
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Why was Walt giving free meth to Gus

On SE03EP09, Jesse complains to walt that he is over by about a pound in meth on one batch. Then he proceeds to say that Gus is paying them so little compared to what the meth is actually earning. ...
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Why are TV shows not aired at the same time across the World?

It's not as bad now, but it used to be the case that in the UK an American TV show would air, and we would only be able to watch it months later. Sometimes when we got the first episode, in the US ...
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Midnight premieres no longer first showing of movie

I recently noticed when I went to see Interstellar, at midnight, that there was an 8:00 showing of the movie, 4 hours before the movie was supposed to launch. I went to get Hunger Games tickets, and ...
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Prison cell doors in Gothika?

In the film 'Gothika' (which takes place in circa 2003), the principal actress is held in a prison for the criminally insane. The door to her cell is a fortified glass of some sort, and does not ...
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Was E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial shot in 1.85 or 2.35?

I can see that the "E.T." movie is sold in 1.85 and 2.35 formats: http://www.amazon.fr/E-T-lExtra-Terrestre-Peluche-Dee-Wallace/dp/B008JELMU6/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top ...
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Official word on whether all Seinfeld episodes have reference to Superman?

There are quite a few web pages on the Internet that discuss whether or not a Superman reference can be found in every single episode of Seinfeld. Has anyone affiliated with the show ever made a ...
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Telekinetic villain incapacitated by mirror shard

So all I remember is the movie came out possibly in the 90s, was set possibly in the 50s or earlier. There's a villain who has telekinetic powers, but at the end a mirror shatters and a shard hits ...
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Agents of Shield: looking for clues for its impact

It has become clear that events in the Marvel Cinematic Universe can have direct influences in Agents of Shield. I'm interested in the influence in the reverse direction. That is, I consider the ...
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Who was Pip in the Twilight Zone episode “A Nice Place to Visit”?

There's an episode of the Twilight Zone called A Nice Place to Visit. In it, a man dies and is greeted by a character who calls himself "Pip". Some people claim that Pip is but leaves open the ...
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How was the “pen through the lip” scene shot?

In the film 'Red Lights' (2012), how did Cillian Murphy's character stick a pen through his lower lip? It wasn't real, was it? I can't find anything on google that that even mentions it.
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1980's ish movie, man kills wife and police send in substitute

A movie set in rural US. This is kind of the plot - the police chief in small town figures out a women has been murdered but husband tells him she is away. To catch him out they send in a "pretend" ...
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Prisoners given dark glasses at the end so the sun wouldn't hurt their eyes

There was an English-language movie that I saw on TV in the 70's or 80's. I don't know how old it was but it seemed to have been made somewhere between 1965 and 1980. The only element I remember is ...
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Variations of the same song

What is the name of the term used for when the soundtrack composer, creates a song and the other songs are variations of the same song. For example, in the movie Inception, The Last of the Mohicans, ...
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Are the stories connected by more than just marginal references?

The Cloud Atlas presents us with 6 seemingly different storylines across centuries of human history: a personal adventure ultimately ending in a statement against slavery. a personal tragedy about ...
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What was the point of eating and drinking?

In Oculus (2013), Kaylie sets up a few alarms for her and her brother to perform various tasks. One of them is to eat and another is to hydrate (drink water). They were ~60 minute alarms. I didn't ...
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What happens to Felix at the end of Thunderball?

At the end of Thunderball, when escaping the boat, Bond gives Felix a life ring and then pushes him off the boat. Bond and Domino then jump off the boat, before it hits some rocks and explodes. A ...
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Trainees sent to an island and murdered

I saw this movie 2 years back and now I don't remember the name. I tried searching it on Youtube also but due to lack of information that I have I am unable to find it. It was a Hollywood movie in ...
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Why was Breaking Bad put in 6 seasons (on DVD, in Australia)?

I became a fan of Breaking Bad after it had ended (I detest watching series with a continuity that is ruined by being cancelled). So at that time, I went and ordered the boxed set of all 6 seasons. ...
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Identify movie where woman is charged with murder of boy committing suicide

This is a long-shot, it's been in the back of mind bothering me for a long time... I was at a cinema in the 90's, seeing either Pulp Fiction ('94) or The Net ('95) or something like that, and I ...
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A show about a man on the run. Not the Fugitive

This show was about a man who opened the safe in a boardroom while trying to sell a company security. He learned or saw something he shouldn't. So they killed his wife and framed him. He went on the ...

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