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Asian film where the main character returns to the village he is from to visit his dying mother

This was an Asian film where the main character is returning to the village he is from to visit his dying mother. The movie takes place either during World War 2, or the Korean War. While he's there, ...
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351 views

Nanny kills mother of the house in a bathtub

All I can seem to remember from this film (pretty sure it was a tv movie) is the scene where the nanny is confronting the mother of the house in the bathtub. While they talk to each other the nanny ...
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185 views

What TV show on real-life mysteries mentioned a child time-traveller in a photo of the Gettysburg Address?

I need help finding a television program. I believe it was like "In Search Of" which dealt with real life mysteries in a scientific format. It was a television show on time travel. The show was on ...
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Castle's poker buddies: Who's the lady?

In S01E01 of Castle, Rick is playing poker with other (real life) authors: Going by Wikia, the guy with the glasses is James Patterson. The chap on the right is Stephen J. Cannell (and the one with ...
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180 views

South American movie with teenage assassins on motorbikes

I am looking for a movie from South America where some teenagers are trained as assassins and ride motorbikes to assassinate people and get away fast. A boy wants to stop being an assassin and plans ...
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355 views

Western about blind man and his wife

There's an old Western about a blind man and his wife, who is one of the best marks-women around. The movie starts with her being woken up and she immediately has a gun in her hand. At least ...
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Why did the Italians want Rocco killed by the Russians?

Why did Papa Joe and his Italians want Rocco killed by sending him to assassinate the Russians? Considering that Rocco was known to be part of their gang, did they want to start a war?
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285 views

Two sisters kill their father and try to rip off their criminal uncle

Two sisters (older one works as waitress) flee their hometown after killing their father who is molesting the younger one. They go to their uncle (?) where the older one applies for a job as a model. ...
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North Africa, World War II, a group of commandos, and a scorpion

The movie is set in World-War II where some commandos are sent to North Africa to assassinate a high-ranking person. In one of the scenes, it's night, and a black scorpion is walking towards a ...
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126 views

Why does Shilo trust Rotti?

In the movie Repo! The Genetic Opera, I have a hard time grasping why Shilo would trust Rotti. I know that she's been locked up in her bedroom for years, and he is the only person to have ever even ...
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179 views

Men comparing tattoos which moved about their body

I have a memory of film, possibly a full movie, where some men (possibly sailors) were comparing tattoos. The interesting bit being that the tattoos were 'moving' as the men flexed their muscles or ...
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468 views

Man gives boy and girl an egg which begins to grow warm

There were two kids - a boy and a girl - and some guy gave them something like an egg or a rock that was getting more warm. They were supposed to hold it so that it could later create something like a ...
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139 views

Shouldn't Kang be concerned when the Secret Service agent does not return?

The Secret Service agent who was the traitor informed Kang that Banning was dead. After that the agent did not return to Kang for a long time. Shouldn't Kang, who was a wicked mastermind, have doubted ...
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85 views

Fighter pilot with an angel on his shoulder

I need the name of an old movie released in the 1930s or 40s... It is about a fighter pilot who had an angel on his shoulder.
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90 views

What's the relationship between Claire and Stephen in Southcliffe?

Has anyone worked out the relationship between Claire Salter and Stephen Morton yet? They both care for Stephen's mum. Claire appears to have an office job and so is unlikely to be a professional ...
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Who saved the open net goal against the matchup with the warriors?

In D3: The Mighty Ducks, the mighty ducks face off with the Edan Hall Warriors varsity team. The winner of this game gets to stay and the losers leave. As the final game is being played, the ducks are ...
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Movie involving Robert De Niro removing a coffin from a train

I want to identify a movie, but I have very little information about it. All I know is that it was most likely made in the 1960s (certainly no later than 70s), and that there is a scene in it in which ...
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What does this scene in Only God Forgives signify?

Why did Julian put his hands in his mother's stomach in "Only God Forgives"? What does this scene mean?
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244 views

Is there really a bugle trophy in Man of Steel?

As per IMDb In Perry White's office at the Daily Planet there is a bugle trophy on top of the shelf. This is surely a reference to the Marvel Comics newspaper office the Daily Bugle and I ...
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What movie has a man drowning a little girl in a nightgown in a river?

I am trying to identify a movie clip I saw as a child. I literally know nothing else about the film. It was made BEFORE 2000 and what I recall a man drowns a little girl in a river by submerging her ...
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116 views

Where did the jewelry go?

In the movie "Robot and Frank," Frank steals valuable jewelry with the help of a household robot. He hides the loot well enough that the police can not find it and he escapes punishment. At the end of ...
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142 views

Why Lucretia helped Gannicus by giving Ilithyia's information?

Why Lucretia helped Gannicus in the kidnapping of Ilithyia by giving information of her departure. Lucretia hates Ilithyia but still why she will help Gannicus? She is even telling Gaius ...
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92 views

Why did Tiny untie Mary and let her go?

In House of 1000 Corpses, there is a scene where Mary is dressed in a doll dress and has her face painted up. She is tied to Tiny's bed. When Tiny comes in, she says, "Please let me go" and Tiny ...
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Three teenagers dance in a huddle to a love song

Sorry this is going to be really vague as I only have a faint recollection of one scene from the movie. It's a scene where a girl and a guy (maybe drunk), late teenage, are in a living room/lounge ...
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572 views

Lost purgatory theory

I'm watching Lost for the second time and every time I watch an episode with the entire plot in mind I can see how the purgatory theory is one of the ones that most fits in. The basic idea is the ...
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260 views

Movie depicting aliens physically connected into group-mind

I think this was a made-for-TV movie, and I think I saw it in the late '80s or early '90s. A small group of humans are fleeing on a spaceship from a bad guy, also human, on another spaceship. The ...
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847 views

Why could nobody understand what the Hath where saying?

In season 4, episode 6 - "The Doctors' Daughter" - there is a war going on between the Hath and Humans, and Martha ends up in the base of the Hath. Normally the Tardis would translate the language in ...
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How did Tracy win the gun battle with her android duplicate?

Near the end of the 1976 film Futureworld Tracy Ballard, the female reporter, is in a stand-off with her android double, each holding a gun. The android was made as an exact duplicate, and they ...
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Aliens took over the satellite

I recall a show/special, possibly on the Showtime cable channel from many years ago (let's call it early 80's) which had, as its premise, that aliens had taken over the TV satellites and were ...
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How did the two McClanes get to Chernobyl as quickly as the bad guys?

In the later part of Good Day to Die Hard the two McClanes steal a car to follow the bad guys. They drive from Moscow to Chernobyl, which is in the middle of the Ukraine, a long way from Moscow. The ...
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179 views

Sense and purpose of anti-demon possesion symbol?

In the television series, Supernatural, throughout the series it is shown that Sam and Dean have a symbol at their chest to protect themselves from possession by deamons. But in S08E02, it is shown ...
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Identify movie: [comically] breaking stuff around the house with his penis

There is this scene, where a guy, walking around naked in the house, but his private parts cleverly hidden behind household objects, breaks stuff around in a way that implies an extremely long an ...
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689 views

Why did Beowulf bring the prized gift to the cave?

The golden drinking horn proved useful in the cave, but it did not look like Beowulf (from the 2007 movie) knew it would. Why did he bring it, especially since his sole purpose to visit that cave was ...
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Katherine wearing the same clothes as Elena Gilbert?

In the Vampire Diaries, S02, How come Katherine manages to get her hands on the exact same clothes as Elena and act as her? This happens multiple times throughout the season. Stefan asks this question ...
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Moonrise Kingdom: What is the significance of Benjamin Britten's “The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra”?

In the beginning of Moonrise Kingdom the children are listening to Benjamin Britten's "The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra". Basically the structure of this musical piece is: All musical ...
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Explanation of scene in the Official Story (La historia oficial)

In the movie, when Alicia goes to Roberto's workplace to see him, there is a man who's nervous and very impatient about seeing Andrada. He's afraid of being put in jail, but Roberto and his co-workers ...
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What Asian romantic movie? Two men shown as one, the old boyfriend and the new one

I was flying to Thailand with Turkish Airlines and saw this Asian movie, unfortunately I cannot remember whether it was Japanese or South Korean (I think). The movie isn't on the airline's movie list ...
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Is this a genre, a plot template or something else?

I've stumbled upon (and watched) a number of films that share many things: Divergent, The Maze Runner, The Giver and so on (I will add as I recall othrs that I've seen and from comments). These ...
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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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Asian movie where girl gets killed by having a plank stabbed through her mouth

I remember this crazy Asian horror movie. In it, there is a scene where a woman or man pushes a plank through their bed right into the mouth of a girl hiding under it. If i remember correctly, the ...
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Author defeats writers-block through murder

I know this film from a trailer. It is an underground or Indie movie, with bad acting and terrible camera angles - but the storyline seemed good. It's about a male writer (or screenwriter) who's in ...
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Did Andrew report Fletcher for being an abusive teacher?

After watching the film Whiplash I wasn't sure if Andrew actually reported Fletcher to the woman who was sorting things out with Andrew's father. This event led Fletcher to sabotage Andrew's career ...
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Animated movie about a bird saving another bird from an Indian palace

In this film, A small bird is traveling to a palace. He meets a cat on his way and the cat is able to magically fit into a bird's ear. I think the bird runs into a river and the river can also fit ...
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Are David Attenborough documentaries still dubbed in the US?

When I lived in the US in 2007, I noticed that "Planet Earth" was dubbed by Sigourney Weaver. (This made Attenborough's reference to "Alien" when talking about ants infected by cordyceps a bit ironic) ...
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Why was Vanessa apparently allowed to go free?

In the final episode of Daredevil season 1, "Daredevil", Matt convinces a cop who was on the take with, but hiding from, Fisk to divulge information about Fisk's crime ring and the people involved, ...
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Show\movie about a serial killer with a brother being run over

All I remember is this flashback from this movie or TV show. It's about this guy who I think is a serial killer or something like that. I remember something about him lacking empathy. Anyway, the ...
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Movie or TV show with a farmer singing to a girl in a chicken costume

This is either a live action movie or live action kid's TV show (probably the latter). In the scene I remember, a farmer sits on a hay bale and talks to a girl in a chicken costumer (similar to ...
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111 views

Supernatural movie about a woman with a nun outfit

The movie is a horror\thriller, or possibly a mystery. It was filmed around 2000s or before that, but the story takes place in the 19th or 20th century in Europe. It could be US made, but I'm ...
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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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