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Comedy about a group being caught by a tribe of women and forced to mate

My memory is vague on this movie. But this is what I can remember: The movie is in color. Think it is pre 80s or early 80s A group of travelers are captured by a tribe of women (I think the tribe is ...
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Usage of “The Sound Of Silence” in The Graduate?

In the movie The Graduate, the Simon & Garfunkel song "The Sound Of Silence" is used 4 or 5 times. There's even an instrumental version in one scene. I can't think of any other movie where one ...
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What is the meaning of the badges on the caskets in American Sniper?

This question contains spoilers Several times throughout American Sniper, when a US soldier is buried other servicemen push a brass badge into the casket of the deceased solider. What are the ...
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Which action movie is this?

I had seen a movie on AXN (India) in April 2000. I am really not able to recollect its name and have not seen it ever on any channels. The following things may help you to find it: The villian is a ...
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Are there complete rankings for current TV shows in North America?

Are there complete rankings for current TV shows in North America? I already tried: IMDB. It doesn't enable filtering of results, in my case to shows that are currently broadcast. Metacritic. But ...
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Exam movie answer

I have seen the movie Exam, where few candidates compete to get a job in a big company, where they have been told to answer a question, In the end a lady gets the answer and wins the competition so, ...
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low-budget movie about ex-con who kidnaps a dancer

Ex-con was actually innocent of charges he was doing time for. Kidnaps a dancer...tap dancer or ballroom dancer. She is a willing kidnap victim and I believe they go to visit her family and pose as ...
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Movie with a policeman on drugs

I don't remember a lot about the movie. The main actor is known. The main character is a policeman on drugs. He's kind of crazy. It's an American movie in English of course. I remember a scene ...
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Wet Hot American Summer movie and TV show question

I have finished watching Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp and I have read that I should watch the movie before I watch the TV series as it's hard to understand certain things and references ...
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Is there any indication in Sons Of Anarchy that it does not take place in the present day?

I'm just curious, because all the technology you see in that show seems older. The computers are always clunky desktops with floppy drives, and every cell phone is a flip-phone. You'd think at least ...
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What were Henryk, Halina and others chosen for?

At Warsaw Ghetto, policemen randomly picked some Jews and the rest were sent to station for the extermination camp. I assume some were picked because they were better built as later said by somebody ...
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How did Gandalf survive the fall in the cavern in “Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring” and reincarnated as “Gandalf the White”? [duplicate]

In the "Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring", while Gandalf the Grey was fighting inflaming demon Balrog, he fell into cavern. So, did he survived the fall or died and reincarnated as "...
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When did the scene at the start of Prometheus happen?

The engineers are supposed to have engineered...us, right? That is shown at the beginning of the movie, with the self sacrifice, somehow seeding the initial life on Earth. Panspermia. But if that was ...
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Looking for Kaiju film released as “Stålmannen” 30 years ago

I'm trying to find the English (or original) title of an Asian film released on rental back in the 80's with a Norwegian title similar to "Stålmannen". The film was the typical Kaiju formula - a man ...
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Question about space station physics in Interstellar [duplicate]

At the end of Interstellar when "Cooper Station" is shown orbiting around Saturn, why does the ball while playing baseball travel to a different side and the houses appear to be upside down and there ...
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How can Joey be cast in “Days of our Lives” while living in New York?

In the TV show Friends, which is based around six friends living in Manhattan, New York - Joey (Matt LeBlanc) gets cast in the TV show "Days of our Lives", which is filmed in Los Angeles. How is ...
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Why is Joy intact while Bing Bong fades away?

spoilers ahead In the movie Inside Out, there comes a times towards the end when the emotion Joy (voiced by Amy Poehler) and Riley's imaginary friend Bing Bong (voiced by Richard Kind) fall into the ...
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Can we guess the religion or caste of Naseeruddin Shah's character in the movie “A Wednesday”?

The lead character in A Wednesday does say that he won't reveal his name, but I guess there are subtle clues about his identities. Has anyone given thought in that direction?
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What is the approximate age of Captain Jack Sparrow?

I truly love this character. I want to know that how old Captain Jack Sparrow approximately is in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. Especially when he saves Elizabeth at Port Royal after she falls.
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Is The Common Man's identity hinted in the movie A Wednesday?

In the Hindi movie A Wednesday!, Naseeruddin Shah played the role of "The Common Man", and Anupam Kher plays the role of "Prakash Rathod, Commissioner of Mumbai Police". When Prakash asks The Common ...
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Why were there so many guest appearances in this Malcolm in the Middle two-parter?

In Season 3 Episodes 11 & 12 Company Picnic we see a large number of guest appearances: Terry Bradshaw Tom Green Christina Ricci Heidi Klum Howie Long Patrick Warburton Susan Sarandon Stephen ...
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Movie that uses USB-Holo Table interface?

I'm trying to remember all the uses of Quantum of Solace 'Holo Tables' (alá Pixelsense) in recent movies, and there is one example that (whilst I can recall the imagery) I can't locate what movie it's ...
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Question about Jim and Claire's relationship

In the first Mission: Impossible movie, towards the end, Jim Phelps kills his wife, Claire. Up until then, we know that they were working together on framing Ethan. So why does he go ahead and kill ...
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90's movie with a girl who goes crazy and grows vine tattoos on her body

My husband tried to explain this movie to me... so humor me. He said he caught the last 30 minutes of this movie and he believes that Jason or Jeremy London was in it. I tried checking IMDb, but got ...
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Are there union rules requiring stunt performers, and what does this mean for action stars who “do their own stunts”?

In an answer to this question, it is mentioned offhand: There are almost no "live shots" of this as it is technically a stunt and according to union rules ( at least in Hollywood) that requires a ...
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How did Bane know the exact location of the Batmobile?

How did Bane know the exact location of the Batmobile in the Dark Knight Rises, since Lucious said it was off the books?
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The Importance of Being Earnest - Where do the cucumber sandwiches go in the second episode? [closed]

In "The Importance of Being Earnest" (play from BBC learning English), in the 1st episode Lane tells his master that the sandwiches are ready and in 2nd when the guests arrive, he says that there were ...
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Sci-fi space movie, with destroyed Earth (appeared purple-ish with alien-like features)

I'm trying to figure out the name of a certain sci-fi space movie. I can vaguely remember the plot and I've recently (?) watched it too. The Earth was supposedly ravaged by a war, then turned into a ...
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1990's movie\miniseries about a TV superhero transferred to another dimension

This was a cheesy made for TV movie or mini series that was about an actor who plays a superhero on television. He and the actor who plays his sidekick on the show get transferred into another ...
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Why does Spider-Man (Sam Raimi version) not start out his career wanted for murder?

In the first Spider-Man movie, when Peter tracks the thief who killed his uncle to the warehouse and confronts him, the thief stumbles backwards, trips over a raised pipe on the floor, and falls out ...
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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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What's on page 47?

In the movie National Treasure: Book of Secrets, at the end and in between, the President asks Ben a favor, something which was mentioned in Page 47 in the President's Book of Secrets. Does anybody ...
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Movie from 70s or 80s on screen in Furious 7

In Fast & Furious 7 opening, Han was killed by Deckard Shaw. After that Toretto went to visit Hobbs in the hospital after being beat up by Deckard. Hobbs was watching a movie or a TV Show which ...
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Whiskey in US movies out of plain glass decanters. A movie or culture thing?

I noticed since some time that whiskey offered in offices of bosses in US movies or series often tend to be poured from anonymous glass bottles/decanters. I saw this often happen in House of Cards for ...
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Teenage boy gets out of juvie, gets kicked out of home, “lawyer” lets him stay at his place, sleeps in pool house

In the first season a teenage boy and his brother steal a car. They get chased by the police but end up crashing. The brother of the teenage boy goes to prison because he is the adult. The teenage boy ...
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What was the official purpose of the fuel pod hauled by Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road?

We learn that it would be the price for the War Rig's safe pasage through the biker territory, as negotiated previously by Furiosa. However, the deal coundn't obviously be a part of Immortan Joe's ...
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Why is Los Angeles targeted for destruction so often in Hollywood movies?

One of my favourite types of films are ones where some form of cataclysm occurs (morbid I know). But one thing I have noticed in many films is the destruction of the city of Los Angeles (sometimes ...
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Body switching is mainstream [duplicate]

I have in my mind a scene in a film, which I thought was from 2009's "Surrogates". But having watched that recently I realise that I am wrong. A premise of the film is that some sort of body ...
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What does Phoebe mean when she says “I bet they're doing it”

Friends: 'The One With All The Resolutions' (Season 5 Episode 11) When Rachel and Joey find out that each of them knows about Chandler and Monica's secret affair Phoebe enters the apartment. Both of ...
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Who was Nina Myers working for?

In season 3, Nina Myers is working to acquire the same virus which Jack is trying to acquire. She's working to acquire it for someone else. Is it ever revealed who she was working for?
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Why was the episode “The Mountain of Youth” almost lost?

  [Source] The Mountain of Youth aired one month after the series finale and was billed as "the lost episode": MacGyver joins Jack Dalton in Kabulstan on a search for a fountain of youth in ...
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Why didn't Harry Potter turn in Lucius Malfoy?

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, why didn't Harry Potter tell on Lucius Malfoy? I mean that he is in fact Death Eater.
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Why is A Clockwork Orange considered great?

A few months ago I decided to watch A Clockwork Orange, as I was only inspired by its IMDB ratings and reviews and the generally high public opinion about the movie. So I was expecting a great movie. ...
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178 views

What is this Sci fi film set in the future?

So this film is set in the future where it's now just a community of people but still with a government type structure. I don't remember loads but here's what I do remember: The people take an ...
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How did the first loop begin in Triangle?

How did the first loop begin in Triangle? One Jess is killed in the car crash. Why doesn't she move forward to the loop?
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Why did Atom indicate that he could understand Max at the beginning of Real Steel?

In the movie Real Steel, a boy named Max salvages an obsolete sparring robot called Atom and, with the help of his father and the father's mechanic/girlfriend, restores it to working condition. ...
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something with nim or mim

I can't quite remember but I have watched this many times, I think, but I haven't watched it in years. It has to do with what looked like a stuffed bunny but it came in this tiny box and was like ...
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American crime/military movie about drugs, probably 90s

I remember this movie. The main characters are stoners in the US Army. At one point, during tank maneuver drills one of them goes AWOL and drives through a gas station. I think the main plot was them ...
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Do I need to watch Once Upon a Time in Wonderland to understand Once Upon a Time?

As per the wikis there are crossovers between both the series. So do I have to watch Once Upon a Time in Wonderland to understand Once Upon a Time or can it be avoided fully?
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Spanish (?) “version” of “Le papillon”?

Okay, so I remember watching the 2002 French film, Le papillon (aka The Butterfly) when I was a kid - movie about a grumpy older man who collects butterflies and connects with a little girl who goes ...

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