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Why so many British actors in American productions?

As a viewer from a non-Anglophone country, I noticed that there is a quite high proportion of British actors in American films and TV shows. They often portray British characters: a handful of agents ...
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Was the “Dr Mann” they meet on the planet a transhuman version of KIPP and Mann?

The first thing that tipped me off was the scene in Interstellar where Cooper and Mann were wrestling and Cooper said there’s a 50-50 chance that your visor will break first, and Mann (without any ...
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How can Cooper communicate with his daughter before the time he went to space?

In the movie Interstellar it's shown that after Cooper fell into the Black Hole, he communicates with his daughter Murph through some codes as Ghost. My doubt is how can he communicate to his daughter ...
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445 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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Girl able to predict future events, people able to read mind?

I'm trying to know the name of this movie I saw before. The movie about a girl (short, more like an emo kid), with a diary where she draws images that depicts future events. People are trying to chase ...
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Did Kili try to steal something from Tauriel?

In The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug when the dwarfs were imprisoned by elves, Kili talks about the talisman (which was given to him by his mother) to Tauriel. During the conversation, the talisman ...
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Woman leaves temple to learn how to fight

I need help figuring out the name of the movie and the actress in this picture. I know its not a great picture but if anyone can help i'll be very thankful Details that I can remember: It takes ...
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Identify a movie about an autistic woman learning to speak?

A man and a woman work together to teach another, young woman to speak, or are caring for her. Maybe the young woman is autistic. All I can remember is the woman saying "razor" and "mirror" and ...
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Where was Wolverine running to, after he escaped?

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Wolverine is shown to be escaping into a Narnia-like snowy place from the door of the lab. So, where was he escaping? Is there any hidden significance/meaning of the snow ...
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In Breaking Bad season one, A No-Rough-Stuff-Type Deal, why don't they roll the barrels?

In S1:E7 of Breaking Bad, Walter and Jesse steal a barrel of methylamine. When they take them from the warehouse, they choose to carry the barrel between the two of them, which looks grueling. Is ...
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Who did Finnick marry in the final Hunger Games movie?

Bare with me on this one; I am watching the final Hunger Games movie, Mockingjay, Part 2, and trying to understand based on my less than crisp memory of the prior films. One of the characters from an ...
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Martial arts master fights different European experts?

I am trying to identify a movie. I could've sworn it was a movie about IP Man, but I have tried watching all the ones I could get my hands on and couldn't find it. All I remember about the movie ...
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Wife is missing, husband suspected of murder

A woman is found missing, her last diary pages say that she's afraid of her own husband with words "he just might kill me" or something like that. Her husband is suspected of murder. Later on it ...
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Why do Walter and Jesse no longer come in cars to the laundry

At some point Walter and Jesse have to come in laundry trucks leaving their cars away. I understand Hank may watch Walter, but why Jesse?
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Are there any movies having cryopreservation as the central plot? [closed]

I've just read on Brazilian's magazine "Mundo Estranho"(¹) an article claiming that there are currently about 250 people preserved in a literally frozen state, based on the hope that they may be ...
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How is Lupita Nyong'o the first Mexican actress to win an Oscar?

Lupita Nyong'o is said to be the first Mexican actress to win an Oscar, but I wasn't aware that she's Mexican. Is she actually Mexican and is the statement that she's the first Mexican to win an Oscar ...
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Is Walter White's character designed so we will be sympathetic to him?

Is Walter White from Breaking Bad intended to be a sympathetic character? I'm just asking this myself because I don't do so. But have a lot of respect for the character. My personal point of view is ...
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How did Leonardo DiCaprio get nominated for BAFTA Award for his role in The Revenant?

First of all, The Revenant is not yet released out in theatres or didn't premiere in a film festival. Then how did Leonardo DiCaprio get nominated for a BAFTA Award for his role in The Revenant?
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How did the clock in the crocodile's stomach keep running all this time?

In the Peter Pan cartoon or movie how did the clock in the crocodile's stomach stay running all that time?
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When the Architect says Zion is dead, how is that true?

In The Matrix Reloaded the Architect stated he's destroyed Zion time and time again. What I don't understand is if they're all dead, and it's happened multiple times, how do they keep coming back? ...
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Why do actresses really go for a complete hair cut for a role instead of using CGI?

Why does an actress really go for a complete hair cut for a role instead of using CGI? Examples: Delphine Chanéac gone bald for the role in Splice (2009) Karen Gillan gone bald for the role in ...
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Identify This Movie: Animation between 1990 and 2005

can somebody help me find a movie projected to be between 1990 and 2005? It's an animation movie that I can't remember much of, but I have a few details on it: children fighting in a flying bed at the ...
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How is Cooper's age justified?

In Interstellar the course of events to my knowledge is the following: The time taken to travel from Earth to the wormhole is 2yrs (Aggregate = 2). After that we don't know how much time passed on ...
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What was Interstellar's post-climax scene all about?

I'm confused about the scene where Matthew McConaughey wakes up in this new habitat of the humans. I presume that it's not earth, he's on another planet. And why does the land look like a tunnel there?...
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False rape accusation leads to attempted lynching

I am looking for a movie that I saw some years ago, at a minimum 5 years ago. The setting is the American South during Jim Crow and the plot is that a white woman falsely accuses one or several ...
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Why did Rita Vrataski remove Cage's armour suit's battery the first time he got shot?

We all love Edge of Tomorrow. It's a beautiful movie. The first time Cage saves Rita, he gets shot in the chest. At that time, Rita takes away the battery from his Armour suit. Why did she do that? ...
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Why do most doors never get closed?

In almost every movie or TV episode when a door is opened, the character doesn't bother to shut the door after passing through. Why? Would it kill the flow of the story?
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Why are people playing police officers not arrested?

In a film or TV series there are often people playing police officers, quite often on set where members of the public can see them. Wouldn't this fall foul of the 'impersonating a police officer' law?...
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Which American film directed by Alfred Hitchcock shows a scene filmed in Mount Rushmore?

I must have seen this film about 50 years ago when I was a little boy. There's a lot of action, and Mount Rushmore. That's all I can remember.
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Title of an action movie from late 80s, early 90s where Soviet is invading USA

The little I remember is that the USSR is invading the USA and we are following a group of students/children. They might have hid in the mountains, and I think there was a scene in a school. The group ...
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50 First Dates: precursors?

I like the plot of 50 First Dates. But I abhor the gratuitous obscenities therein. I have often found that when a (bad) comedy has a great plot, it is because the plot is stolen. And, in general, ...
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In the pilot episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the “timeless aliens” were a paradox, right?

In the pilot episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, I remember there were aliens who had no sense of time. (It was a long time ago; forgive me if I get some details wrong!) I remember the commander ...
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“I like your outfit. Affordable?” How is this an insult?

In the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Scott's ex says to Scott's current girlfrend: I like your outfit. Affordable? This came across as an insult but I don't understand why. Could someone ...
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Bad guy taking a drug

I keep remembering a scene from a film where a guy takes a pill, but I'm unable to recall anything else about the film and it's bugging me. The guy takes a pill by popping it into his mouth, leaning ...
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What does this necklace represent in Battleship?

In more than one scene of Battleship, various officers are wearing some sort of necklace, apparently permissible additions to the uniform. They are of several different designs. What are they, and ...
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Where is Commissioner Gordon's family in The Dark Knight Rises?

I likely missed the bit where it's mentioned or not, but I was just curious is there any mention of his family in the movie? I assume his wife and son probably had enough after what happened in The ...
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identify movie where army goes back in time to ww1 or ww2 era

My father and I were talking about this movie, we saw it a VERY long time ago. All I remember about it is, that the army(present day in the movies time) somehow either Bermuda Triangle or something, ...
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What is the unique selling point in the The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Official Teaser?

The teaser on YouTube as well as on Apple Trailers shows many short scenes quickly. It especially repeats a drive along a long snow covered road towards a white house. Seeing that the original Girl ...
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What happened to the first actor to play Dan?

On the TV show Lucifer, why was the role of Chloe's ex husband recast? In the pilot he was played by a different actor to the full series. The new actor is shown in this picture.
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Why does Bilbo Baggins decide to go with the dwarves in “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”

Why does Bilbo decide to join the dwarves on their adventure? Obviously he doesn't want adventures. He says "no" many times, but the next day after "Thorin and company" leave his house, he is seen ...
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Why is there a huge sound when Dr. Mann's spacecraft destroys the part of the Endurance?

We all know that sound doesn't travel through space. The Director, Nolan, avoided sounds in space through most of Interstellar, but when Mann's (Matt Damon) spacecraft is destroyed, a huge sound is ...
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Original futuristic battle Scenes from the first Terminator movie

I remember the original Terminator futuristic battle scenes as being more realistic from what I recently found on YouTube. I seem to remember long sweeping laser beams that were practically silent, ...
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Can White Walkers talk?

Through all the five seasons of Game of Thrones we had never seen a White Walker talking. Does this mean they can't talk human language (e.g. they have their own language) or we will never see them ...
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Secret military program to train people for missions(?)

It was about a group of test subjects that were signing up for drug testing to get money. However, it was secretly a program by the military to train people for something (suicide missions?) and then ...
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Why didn't he get the power of Mjolnir?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, In the comics, whoever holds the Mjolnir, gets the power of Thor too. So why does it never happen in the movie?
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How come Bootstrap Turner (Bill Turner) ends up on the Davy Jones ship?

In the first Pirates of the Caribbean film, we know that Bootstrap Turner (Bill Turner) is thrown to the bottom of the ocean by Barbossa and his crew. He may be alive due to the curse until it is ...
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Guys on bikes in “Under the Skin” (2013)

What is the significance of the guys on bikes who always seem to be following Scarlett Johansson in Under the Skin?
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Why are these people in the Purgatory timeline?

There seems to be a consensus that the alternate timeline (where the flight did not crash) which is shown in Season 6 of Lost is some sort of purgatory which the islanders were in before they moved on ...
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Is Firefly/Serenity related to the game series Mass Effect

I've played through all 3 Mass Effect games and now I'm watching Firefly. I noticed that Jayne (the mercenary) wears a "Blue Sun" muscle shirt and in Mass Effect, the Blue Suns are a mercenary company....
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Aliens and vampires don't sell?

Where are they? Two recent movies that were not distributed locally, or nationally, as far as I can tell: “Under The Skin,” and “Only Lovers Left Alive.” As you can see, I enjoy sci-fi and vampire ...

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