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Comedy with a terrorist wearing disguises

Edit to fit "Identify-This-X Questions": Where you watched the movie or TV show? It was a movie, watched at home via TV. When you watched the movie or TV show? Not sure, like ~10 years ago. Any ...
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Can you give me a title of this sci-fi home security movie?

Many years ago (during 1995-2000) I saw this movie on HBO. The story goes like this, A man sets home security in his home for protection. The protection system is based on the AI (artificial ...
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Name of TV series where folks jumped from one magic gate to another on Island in Bermuda Triangle

When I was a child in the 70s (maybe 80s but I think 70s), I saw a sci-fi/fantasy tv series about a group (perhaps a family?) that was on an island in the Bermuda triangle. Each week, they'd go ...
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Joey wearing pants - is it realistic?

In "El Dorado", Joey McDonald, the daughter of Kevin McDonald, is wearing pants whenever she rides a horse. Was it socially acceptable for a girl to wear pants in the Wild West?
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Long post-apocalyptic movie about a plague with biblical themes

I saw a movie a while ago, probably 10 years or more that I can't remember the name or identify. The setting was post-apocalyptic, ravaged world. Things I remember vaguely: the world seemed ...
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What exactly happened to Virgil? [duplicate]

In the movie The Best Offer, it is shown at the end that Virgil has been conned and his whole collection has been stolen. He discovers this after coming home from the London auction; in the next scene ...
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225 views

Wife of a rich man haunted by an undertaker who looks like her dead mother

A woman married to a rich man is haunted by an undertaker [probably shown to be 2 undertakers (twins) later]; they look like her dead mother. The woman kills the undertaker with a cross-shaped knife ...
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Girl Becomes Captain of College Team Her Mother Captained

I have seen a movie 2-3 weeks ago and I do not know the title. I even forgot to check for the title. I do not know the name of any actor, but I remember the plot. So, the movie talks about a girl, ...
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Post apocalyptic movie with people living underground

I can not remember the movie title, but I am trying to find it for maybe 2 years. I am remembering only few scenes, could you please help me? The scenes are these, or so: It is a post apocalyptic ...
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Why is Kennedy's father “the architect of Munich”?

In the movie "Thirteen Days", it is referenced multiple times that the father of Kennedy was "the architect of Munich" and might damage the USA in a serious way if Kennedy Jr. does not allow an attack ...
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Are more movie stars acting in TV shows nowadays (and if so, why)?

I recently saw the TV show Fargo, and the presence of Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton (both legitimately successful movie actors) made me wonder: Is doing the switch from movies to TV more ...
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Is there any further significance to Russell's tattoo?

Russell Baze, the main protagonist of Out of the Furnace, has a quite prominent tattoo on his neck, which on a closer look seem to be the numbers 15104 or something similar: While there might very ...
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544 views

Romance film, girl in love with character in boyfriend's book

I cannot remember the movie where a girl falls for another guy throughout the whole movie and it makes you feel really bad for her boyfriend (who is a writer) because he loves her so much yet the girl ...
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what is the difference between Erebor and Moria?

In the beginning of the first Hobbit movie it is said that Smaug attacked the kingdom of Erebor, but during the movie they frequently reference going into Moria which they call the home of the ...
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1answer
165 views

What do actors do when dialog is designed not to be heard?

I was watching the Silver Linings Playbook tonight and the final scene made me think of this question. During the beginning of the final scene, which takes place in Pat Solitano Sr.'s house, Bradley ...
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1answer
59 views

Rusty Nail's location?

In the film Joy Ride, how do Lewis and Fuller know that Rusty Nail is even in the same area as they are? The guys play their prank on him, ask to him to swing by the motel, but does Rusty ever give ...
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2answers
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What is the last scene supposed to tell us?

At the end of Out of the Furnace, after Russell lethally shot DeGroat, much to Wesley's dismay, the last shot of the movie shows Russell sitting in his house at the table doing nothing: But I'm not ...
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883 views

A horror movie that turns out to be a prank

I've seen this horror movie one or two years ago. Recent american production. It starts with a group of friends starting some game show (same concept of the Hunger Games) somewhere in a huge closed ...
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Why did Aldo Raine have that scar?

In Inglourious Basterds First Lieutenant Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) had a scar that made it look as though someone had tried to cut his throat. Is there any reason mentioned for that scar (in the movie ...
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67 views

What did the Cossack utter towards the two men in “The Duellists”?

There is a point in The Duellists where in Russia, they are about to duel each other with pistols. They are interrupted by a Cossack who spews some words at them. What did he say?
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Why didn't Maleficent grow her wings back?

We saw that Maleficent can turn a bird into human/dragon etc. She is so powerful that she can grow tree wall within seconds. She can curse a girl so strongly that she even can't break her own curse. ...
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273 views

horror movie about family of murderers

The movie is about a family of murderers who are running from the cops. there is a scene where they are in an old house, sleeping on naked dead bodies. the police then surround the house and i think ...
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What is the significance of the last scene in “A Most Wanted Man”?

At the end of A Most Wanted Man, Gunther And then the movie ends. Where did he drive, and what is the significance of that scene?
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What are the qualities of Watchmen unique to comics and in which way did the movie achieve to adapt those to the medium of film?

The comic book Watchmen is universally regarded as one of the best examples of its medium. But even more than that, a large part of its point seems to have been to play with the medium of comics ...
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1answer
378 views

A movie about a man changing a destiny set in early 20 century in usa

A movie set in early 20 century (perhaps 1930) in USA, made well before 2000. I remember only few scenes and I want to watch it again. It was about a man traveling across USA helping people fulfill ...
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89 views

What kind of car is Sinbad driving?

During the opening credits of Houseguest, Sinbad is driving a very small car. What kind of car is it?
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171 views

Need help identifying made-for-tv movie

So I recall watching a movie in the early part of the century, around 2000-2003. I believe it was a tv movie, but I have no idea what it was called. The only parts I remember are there being a woman ...
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Why is Alan Moore's name not shown on the Watchmen credits?

I was recently re-watching the Watchmen movie, when on the opening credits I noticed that Alan Moore was not credited, but only Dave Gibbons, who was the artist. Why isn't Alan Moore's name (the ...
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Where does the “One of us! One of us!” chant originate?

I've seen the chant "One of us! One of us!" parodied in both South Park and Big Bang Theory. Where does it come from? Is "Gibble Gobble Gibble Gobble" (added by South Park) part of the original ...
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101 views

Fictional biography of a mentally ill actress

I watched this movie way back in 2004 or 2005 .Its like a fictional biography of a movie actress+comedy+tragedy. The plot goes like this. The movie is about an actress's life.It shows how she goes ...
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202 views

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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Lighting during a night scene

Many movies contain a scene that is portrayed as taking place during the night. Due to the low amount of light some tricks are applied. Unfortunately, I couldn't find much info on this. To me it seems ...
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The longest gap between a movie and its sequel

Dumb and Dumber To is to be released later this year, 20 years after the original Dumb & Dumber. This motivates me to ask what is the longest gap between release date of a movie and its sequel. ...
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407 views

Did Bill's bullet cause any brain damage?

After waking up from her four-year coma, caused by a gunshot wound in her head, and apparently with a metal plate in her skull, has the Bride fully regained all her faculties? Or are her mental ...
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227 views

What was the purpose of the storage area in Rosemary's apartment?

What was the purpose of the "additional storage area" found in Rosemary's apartment? Was this the link to Roman and Minnie's apartment where they could perform the Satanic rituals? Could Terry have ...
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432 views

What is the most commercially successful Alan Smithee film?

As you can read on Wikipedia, Alan Smithee is an official Hollywood pseudonym which can be used by directors who wish to disown a film which they have lost creative control on. They maintain a list ...
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Which was the first movie remake?

I want to know Which was the first movie remake in the history of movies? I do not mean reboot. I mean remake i.e. with same story (mostly).
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Which is the first book about a movie?

Movies are often based on books. But when was the first time when a book was published about a movie? Example : a book was published about the Indian movie Sholay. Now this book is about the making of ...
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What does Newt say at the end of Aliens?

At the very end of Aliens. After Ripley has blown the queen alien out the airlock, and she climbs up over the edge of the airlock door. Newt jumps into her arms and says something. It sounds either ...
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Have Celebrity Big Brother contestants been pre-introduced off camera before production?

In watching the premiere of the British version of Celebrity Big Brother, a certain contestant 'White Dee' seems to be deliberately drawing attention to the artifice of the show, making suggestions ...
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1answer
118 views

Why didn't Ryuk drop his own death note?

In Death Note, Why did Ryuk use Sidoh's death-note rather than his own for dropping into human world?
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384 views

Ghost Ship horror movie [not Ghost Ship (2002) or Death Ship (1980)]

I am looking for a ghost ship movie I saw a few years back, and it is not Ghost ship (2002) or Death Ship (1980) -- I already watched them in the last few days on my search for this movie, which I ...
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116 views

Are there multiple HD masters of movies?

The Criterion Collection released The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou on Blu-ray back in May, the first appearance of the film on that format. The source for this disc was a "new, restored 4K film ...
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63 views

Cancellation of The Secret Circle (2011-2012)

Was there any reasoning behind the cancellation of The Secret Circle and whether this could return again in the future?
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Why don't Marvel movies stick to canon?

It seems strange that Marvel allows liberties to be taken with established events and stories while making its movies. Why does it do this? Why don't they get script writers to stick to the comic book ...
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1answer
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Korean movie with ghost on man's shoulders

I'm trying to find a movie I saw a few years ago, and I don't remember much about it so I hope someone will find with the few information I have It's an asian ghost movie, a Korean movie I think, ...
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712 views

Was Mike 'the Guy'?

In Breaking Bad, was Mike Ehrmantraut 'the guy' that Saul knew could get Walt and Jesse in contact with a meth distributor (Gus)? To refresh the memories, from the Mandala (season 2, episode 11) ...
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Is Tony Arcaro based on a real-world personality?

The Miami Vice episode "Out Where the Buses Don't Run" (S02E03) is centered around deranged ex-detective Hank Weldon's hunt for the mysterious Tony Arcaro, who is described by him as Mr. founding ...
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572 views

Movie with a failed undercover meeting due to an overheating microphone

A recent ID question on an eavesdropping gone wrong evoked some memories in me of a similar scene in another movie, though with a different premise (and mood?). It was about a police employee wiring ...
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2answers
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What was the reference in the post credit scene in Guardians of the Galaxy?

At the end of the credits in Guardians of the Galaxy there was a post credit scene with The Collector and a talking duck, that was introduced as "Howard the duck" and the author whom created him. But ...

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