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Guy will inherit millions only if he finds a wife

There is this Hollywood movie from the 90's in which the guy (Casanova type) inherits millions from his dad or grand father's will but the will comes with a catch, to inherit the property he must get ...
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523 views

Asian film where gangster character has “gills”

A few years ago, I saw a clip from a (possibly Japanese?) movie where a gangster-ish character with blond hair takes a draw from a cigarette, then blows the smoke out through slits in the side of his ...
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171 views

Were all the ghosts in the Ghost Busters movie 'evil'?

As per the title, is there any evidence that some of the ghosts in the Ghostbusters movies were benign? For clarification, 'evil' in the respect that all seemed to go out of their way to terrorise ...
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How to make a film in black and white and add color to some objects?

How is a movie made to show selective colors. For instance, in Pleasantville a sister and brother are transported to the universe of an old black and white TV show, and the movie switches to being ...
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1answer
716 views

A movie about a boy who after applying a solution to his bald head his hair will not stop growing

This was a kids' movie that I saw back in the late 80s/early 90s. It involved a brother and a sister, I think or maybe a boy and his friend. The boy was scared by, I think, a ghost or pair of ghosts. ...
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2answers
237 views

What was under the blanket?

After watching the Doctor Who episode Listen I was left with the impression that it was the Doctor's own nightmares and fears which led him to believe there was a creature perfectly evolved for ...
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1answer
166 views

Axe-murdering ghost mother in a cabin

I've been trying to find this movie for a while. This is what I remember for the movie - at the beginning some friends go camping in the woods and one guy spots a girl. They later they go to her cabin ...
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522 views

How do they film the apparent beheading of a person?

How do they film the beheading of a person, like the beheading of Ned Stark in Game of Thrones? It was pretty clean beheading. There are more examples in Spartacus; there were a lot of beheading with ...
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1k views

Is this laser experiment shown on Big Bang Theory possible?

In Season 3 episode 23 they use a laser to measure the distance between the Moon and the Earth though in the episode Leonard states the conclusion of the experiment as being the only experimental ...
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1answer
141 views

Why does Abe want to stop the originals from building the box?

In Primer, Abe knows that the 3rd Aaron is going to build a new box. Why does Abe oppose the originals building a box given the technology will be built by the 3rd Aaron anyway?
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255 views

Woman is chased into a morgue with floating bodies

This is a film I've seen as a child, and it obviously has haunted me for quite a while. I still haven't found out its name, so I wonder if someone here might be able to help. Here's a rough outline: ...
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1answer
324 views

Style of shooting where common activities are filmed as if they were epic

I am trying to identify a cinematic style where a common activity is filmed as if it was way more epic than it really is (usually with a comedic intent). As an example: a guy could be just drinking ...
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593 views

How did Walt get shot?

In the Breaking Bad finale when Walt turns on the automatic machine gun in his car's trunk everyone gets shot who is standing or sitting in a chair because the gun was pointed at a certain height. But ...
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1answer
102 views

Is the footage at the end of the merchandising video in S05E08 referencing another episode?

At the end of the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "Paddy's Pub: Home of the Original Kitten Mittens" (S05E08) the gang shows their merchandising video to a bunch of possible investors. But ...
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1answer
176 views

Looking for a film about an everlasting pie

I vaguely remember as a kid watching a film about a pie that never ran out, that you could keep eating. It had arms and legs and talked, and could change into any flavour. There was a group of "bad ...
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1answer
1k views

How did Dave find talking chipmunks?

How did 'Dave', the human protagonist from 'Alvin and the Chipmunks', find talking chipmunks? Did they mutate like TMNT?
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1answer
389 views

Mobile with telepathic power, teen lives his fantasies

I saw a movie like American Pie, where there's a high school teen whose mobile phone gets telepathic persuasive powers, after a lightning strikes his girlfriend's similar themed science project and ...
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513 views

Why was the game show host so keen to have Jamal lose?

Why was the game show host so keen to have Jamal lose in Slumdog Millionaire? Did he have a financial stake in the show? This was never explicitly stated, though at some point he does say "This is my ...
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0answers
114 views

Utopia realistic shootings

I am currently watching the British series Utopia and I a was curious if someone knew or could point to a reference on how do they make those ultra realistic shootings and deaths.
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1answer
241 views

Any acknowledged consideration between the treatment of 'Gone Girl' in light of the Oscar Pistorious case?

As is often the case on M&TV, the release of a movie can attract comparisons with real world parallels, prompting people to postulate over whether the events of one can in some way inform the ...
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1answer
206 views

Where did the money for the Others come from?

In Lost, the Others are doing a lot of things which are highly expensive: Fake passports, the running cost of the submarine and communication. Some of them might get salaries (e.g., Tom is seen in ...
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1answer
354 views

Where did the live ammo for the Missouri come from in the climactic battle of Battleship (2012)

The final battle in Battleship brings the WWII battleship "Missouri" hilariously into play against the alien mothership. They wave away the fact that the boat is operational and fueled with a comment ...
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1answer
4k views

Is Fez's country ever revealed?

Is the country Fez is from ever revealed? I don't really remember any such mention on That '70s Show. Was there any comment by the creators?
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1answer
65 views

What's Quoyles first name?

In the film and book of 'The Shipping News' (E. Annie Proloux) the main character is constantly refered to as 'Quoyle'. However, this is his surname or family name. At one point in the book (when he ...
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1answer
671 views

80s “TV Movie” set in WWII South East England where children are played by adult actors

I am looking for a movie which was made and based in South East England. It is set in Second World War and is about a bunch of kids (all played by adult actors common to TV at the time) messing ...
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1answer
632 views

Woman seduces a man in an office with flashcards

This is an office room sex scene and it goes like. A lady wearing an office skirt up to her thighs gets to a guy who was sitting in a chair (He too was in office wear). She doesn't speak a single word ...
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Is Four a Divergent?

In Divergent (2014), we learn what a divergent is and that they are rare. When Tris joins Dauntless, she meets Four who seems to be very careful, calculating and in control. During the fear test, he ...
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1answer
37k views

What is the body part that rhymes with Dolores?

In the Seinfeld episode "The Junior Mints" Jerry is going out with a girl whose name he can't remember, who tells him that it rhymes with a part of the female anatomy. Later we discover that her name ...
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0answers
131 views

Why does S06E08 feature so many guest stars?

The It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "The Gang Gets a New Member" (S06E08) features three significantly famous actors/comedians in guest roles, that being Jason Sudeikis as former group ...
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1answer
958 views

Who put the sled in the mountains at the end?

In the movie The Giver, giver/Jeff Bridges showed Jonas a sled as past memory. He showed receiver a house, he gave him a feeling about riding a sled. At the end when Jonas went to cross the boundary ...
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1answer
454 views

Man gives girl metal sword then fights with wooden sword

I don't remember much other than there was a scene where a little girl had to run away, so one of her protectors started fighting some knights with a wooden sword, since he gave the girl his metal ...
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1answer
176 views

How long have they been dead?

In the 2001 film 'The Others,' how long have Grace and the children been dead? Anne mentions to Mrs. Mills that the servants left and then "Mummy went mad," and Grace mentions that the servants left ...
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1answer
72 views

What do they remember happening on “that day?”

In the 2001 film 'The Others,' Anne keeps referring to "that day her mother went mad" which sort of tells the audience that she knows that they're all dead... but, she's just as shocked as Nicholas ...
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1answer
897 views

Does Mystique not age with time?

In X-Men: First class we see that Mystique (Raven) and Charles grow up together and at that point of time Mystique, Charles and Eric all are of same age group. But in X-Men: The last Stand, which ...
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1answer
213 views

Does Jimmy have an Oedipal complex in Boardwalk Empire?

Spoiler Alert if you haven't seen the end of Season Two. So Jimmy and his mom have sex in a flashback scene. They were consenting adults but it was still incest. First question: who is breaking the ...
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0answers
368 views

The Strain Vampire Vigilante and Theory

In The Strain Season 1 Episode 7, For Services Rendered, we see what appears to be a group of vigilante vampires. What is their relationship to other vampires like The Master and his minions? I think ...
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What was Quint eating in the town hall meeting?

In the movie JAWS, when Quint interrupts the meeting to make his bid on catching and killing the shark, he is eating something. I couldn't quite make out what it is. If anyone knows, please help. ...
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2k views

Movie's name where arrow strikes girl's boobs?

What's the movie's name where a dwarf or something is a sharpshooter and an arrow strikes the girl's boobs and one hits the eye. Actually, the arrow goes right through the girl's nipples. The dwarf ...
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1answer
182 views

What happened to spinning wheels which were burned?

The main plot of the movie is the curse which Maleficent cast on the princess: She would prick her thumb on a spinning wheel and fall asleep, so people burned all the spinning wheels in the country.
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2answers
298 views

Would Mike's guys have gone to jail bar the bomb?

I can recall thinking something was a little off in the conversation in which Mike is discussing the hazard pay he sets aside for his guys, after Fring is dead and Gus, Lydia, Walter & Jesse were ...
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2answers
260 views

Whats the name of this 2000's action movie set in the U.K.?

I was with my friend while he was getting a tattoo in 2011, there was a movie playing in the background that I was able to watch some of and I've never found an info on the title. I only caught bits ...
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1answer
445 views

Could Crocodile Dundee have a Bowie knife in NY

When Mick Dundee first arrived in NY, he went for a walk carrying a Bowie knife on his belt. After a mounted policeman brought him back to his hotel, he gave Mick his knife back. After that scene, ...
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1answer
434 views

Garage in Breaking Bad

Why Walt always parked the car outside the garage? because he had a huge garage! Is this normal in USA?
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1answer
4k views

The Departed reference in How I Met Your Mother

In HIMYM, there's a continual reference to the movie Departed in the dialogue between Ted and Marshall, which goes like: "-Are you a cop? -I'm not a cop." You can watch the scene here, which is from ...
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1answer
7k views

What is the origin of mimics in Edge of Tomorrow?

In the wiki for Edge of Tomorrow it's stated that The film takes place in the near future, where an alien race has invaded the Earth and defeated the world's military units. It's only telling ...
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1answer
308 views

What is this assassin movie?

So, I hate identify-this-X questions. A lot. And now I have one of my own. I know there was an young male assassin and an older woman. She was his girlfriend, I think. Sort of May-December. There was ...
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1answer
1k views

What is the relationship between Betty and Gilbert and how is her husband involved?

In What's Eating Gilbert Grape, What exactly is the relationship between Betty Carver and Gilbert Grape, and how does her husband, Ken Carver, feel about it? It was obvious at the beginning of the ...
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1answer
116 views

Why did Nancy injure her face?

Right before Nancy goes after Senator Roark in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, she injures her face with a piece of broken mirror. Why does she cut her face like that?
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What exactly does “one-bar fire with 50p in the meter” mean?

In the episode Power to the People of Yes, Prime Minister: [Agnes Moorhouse] pointedly asks Sir Humphrey the costs of certain everyday items, which he struggles to answer. One of these questions ...
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1answer
87 views

Recent Movie on Arthurian Legend

I watched a movie about a year ago that I believe was a recent release then. It was based on the Arthurian legend, Excalibur, etc. The movie was probably a B movie of some kind. I remember a few ...

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