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What is the connection between Ragnar from Vikings and Ragnar from The Last Kingdom?

The popular History series Vikings is run by Ragnar Lothbrok, the main character who is a Viking that set his eyes on England. Vikings is inspired by historical events. In The Last Kingdom we follow ...
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What was being referred to in the Mockingjay Part 2 Epilogue?

The final words that Katniss Everdeen says to her newborn before the end credits of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 included what I'm interested in knowing goes something like: ... why they ...
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How is Paul Walker's character regenerated in Furious 7?

After watching Furious 7, I was amazed that throughout the movie I didn't feel that Paul Walker didn't complete the film but yet his presence is not felt anything like virtually created. How was this ...
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What's the problem with the temperature getting to 88 degrees?

In the Black Books episode "Fever", the characters are complaining that the temperature might get all the way up to 88 degrees. They're in the UK, so I'd assume they mean 88 C, but that's ...
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Is Franz Oberhauser related to the original Blofeld?

Note: spoilers for Spectre ahead! In Spectre, we meet Franz Oberhauser (Christoph Waltz). He later reveals he now goes by the name "Ernst Blofeld", and has a scar just like the original Blofeld. But ...
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460 views

Movie about a man stranded on an island who seeks revenge

I saw a portion of this movie a while ago and wanted to watch it from the beginning - the story goes roughly like this: The main character is a sailor of sorts and ends up stranded on an island - he ...
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384 views

Insane middle aged woman obsessed with a mother's baby

The movie involves the crazy middle aged woman and a family (I think miss crazy is their relative of sorts) who has a son and baby. From what I can remember, the movie is about miss crazy obsessed ...
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Inside Out: what is “non-objective fragmentation”?

In Inside Out animated film, in a scene where two personifications of emotions (Joy and Sadness) walk into the area of Abstract Thought, they undergo a dangerous process which consists of four phases: ...
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Actress auditions with a very different read

I recall a scene in a movie which involves auditions for a female part. The casting man plays the candidate's boss(?) or lover(?) and the scene involves the female being very angry with the male; at ...
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British sitcom at hospital, 3 men in ward + doctor, early 80s

I'm looking for a British sitcom from the early to mid 1980s, set in a hospital. It had at least two - possibly three or more - series/seasons. It's about three men sharing a room/ward - and their ...
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853 views

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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“Friends” episode where Chandler says he hates his job and the rest of the gang say they love their jobs

I cannot find which episode of Friends has this scene: they all sit in Central Perk and Chandler says he hates his work, while the rest of the gang say they love their jobs. I think the dialogue was ...
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Horror movie with a wheelchair-bound man with Multiple Personality Syndrome

I can't remember the Name of this Movie!! It features a a man in a wheelchair who has Multiple Personality Syndrome. There's an incident where he changes his personality when he gets a phone call ...
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Do Rotten Tomatoes scores often predict a movie's box office success (or lack thereof)?

I go watch movies in theater every 2 weeks, and when choosing what to see, I decide often based on Rotten Tomato critic score. This score is now shown by Siri after each time I ask which movies are ...
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164 views

What is the name of this “character suddenly has expert knowledge” trope?

What is this called? The trope where, in some episode, a character suddenly has advanced, expert knowledge in a field that they have never mentioned, especially something almost out of character for ...
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868 views

Rachel-Ross “Europe Story” Doubt

Friends : The One With the Videotape (Season 08 Episode 04) Ross and Rachel were fighting over who came on to whom when they had sex. Later it was proved that Rachel came on to him. But my doubt is ...
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How did Batman end up in Alfred's car

In the movie Batman Begins, Batman goes into the Narrows to check where the drugs are going. He gets into a fight with Dr.Crane dressed with scarecrow mask and Batman is given the hallucinogenic spray ...
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Did the writers know from the beginning who Red John was?

Rewatching The Mentalist lately, I realized that we actually meet Red John quite early. The true identity of Red John was revealed years later. That made me wonder. Did the writers know the identity ...
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Who are the Many Mothers in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In the scene with the Many Mothers, Furiosa said she is the daughter of Jabassa, but her initiate mother was someone else. What is the story there? How are the children born (since they seem to hate ...
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859 views

Movie where a nude woman escapes from the fbi in her room

There is a movie where this scene happens: a woman is sitting on a chair naked who is going to dress herself before the fbi arrests her. She seduces the policemen while dressing herself. Then, she ...
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278 views

How do HYDRA get the Leviathan to Strucker's base?

At the start of the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie, the Avengers are on a mission, attempting to retrieve Loki's staff from HYDRA. They're attacking a castle which is a HYDRA base run by Strucker and ...
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Why does Quaid shoot the soldier that frees him?

In the 2012 version of Total Recall, when Quaid is being strapped into the chair to have his Hauser memories/personality re-implanted one of the soldiers is shown to cut Quaid's wrist restraints with ...
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199 views

Searching for movie where criminals are punished with aging

I'm trying to find the name of this movie. The description: If anyone commits a crime and is found guilty, instead of serving time, they get aged for that amount of time. No one is sent to ...
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398 views

Trying to remember a film where a rich risk taker is trying to get life insurance

I think one guy worked for an insurance company, and the other guy (who is some kind of millionaire/CEO of a huge company) wanted to get life insurance, but he was a risk taker and always sky diving ...
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“New Jack City”: Pascal programming at a drug cartel?

So, I was watching an old "classic" gangster movie, New Jack City, the other day and while watching it I noticed some dialogue I hadn't noticed before, about 44 minutes into the movie: This ...
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Why are people forced in the Matrix - why not make it the ultimate VR game?

Why do people have to be forced to be in the Matrix? Lots of people play MMORPG or other online games out of their own free will and if it's possible they would love to play the game all the time. ...
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Did Mel Gibson give any of his profits back to charity? [closed]

Did Mel Gibson give any of his profits from The Passion of the Christ back to charity? He raked in a lot of money but I can't find anything on the internet of him sharing his profit.
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Details on Roose Bolton's betrayal

Some of these Game of Thrones questions may seem obvious but Roose Bolton was second in command, was he really so hungry for power that he went so far just to be first in command? Why did Roose ...
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Looking for a “Space Nazi” movie from mid 2000s

I remember seeing a movie about 8 or so years ago. It was a rather interesting science fiction movie that was very well directed for being as old as it was. I don't remember the plot, only a short ...
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Why the character name “Johnny Utah”?

Lately watching this incredibly inspiring film Whiplash (2014), I've heard this name "Johnny Utah" in the movie. When Andrew Neiman was late for the competition, he tries to convince Fletcher for ...
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To whom is the Chitauri mastermind talking in the beginning?

I'm not sure if it's really the Chitauri mastermind, but bear with me. In the opening of The Avengers we see some blue glimmer, some Chitauri, Loki's hands receiving the scepter/spear. All overlaid ...
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Scene in a laundromat where a man's clothes turn pink

First time here but what a great resource! I've got a movie scene in my head which is bugging me as I can't remember the name of the film, so hoping you can help identify it please. It's an American ...
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893 views

90s TV series with flying hero?

IIRC there was a TV series, live action where the hero at night was flying over the city and he had some glow from his eyes and a blue superhero suit. Which was it? I'm fairly certain that he had some ...
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Why is Borg a 'Jarl', while everyone else is an 'Earl'?

In 'Vikings', there are a number of characters with the title of Earl, which in the Vikings society (as portrayed in the series) is second only in rank to the King. Now, I've seen some criticism of ...
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Is it possible to get an A-lister into a big-budget movie without anybody knowing?

Could a studio realistically disguise until the premiere the presence of an A-list actor in a small but non-trivial part in a movie they would not be expected to be involved in? Presumably if they're ...
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80's/90's comedy with a student pretending to taste urine

I know this is very little to go on, but the scene stuck out in my mind. 80's or 90's American comedy. The scene takes place in a high school or college lab. A teacher wants to embarass a ...
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Why was John Doe cancelled?

There was a TV series, called John Doe I think, about a man who finds himself on a beach with amnesia about his recent past. Yet he find he has an encyclopedic memory and can cleverly apply it. So he ...
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Title of the movie (French or Spanish or Foreign) with Jewish characters

I watched this movie several years ago on IFC movie channel. To the best of my recollection, the scene takes place approximately from 1600s to late 1800s, because people use horses and carriages to ...
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388 views

South indian movie about 3 people who meet on a train and come to village

I am forgetting the name of the movie. The movie starts in a train, the protagonist or the hero of the movie is an IT person but he is pretty much introvert and he has to go to some place to show ...
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Severely burned man has plastic surgery to get his revenge

This movie is about two doctors searching for a way to change the human face quickly and easily with a new type of plastic surgery. However, near the end of their research they are attacked by ...
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In the “False Prophet” scene, what is Daniel Plainview eating?

What is Daniel Plainview eating in the last scene of There Will Be Blood as he is forcing Eli to recite "I am a false prophet, God is a superstition!" before killing him?
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2K versus Quad HD (QHD)

Is there a REAL difference or is it both the same. According to a German Wikipedia article 2K is a resolution with a width of UP TO 2048 pixels. Therefore 2560x1440 doesn't fit into this range. ...
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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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Why the Tet imposes itself regular transmission cut-off?

In Oblivion, the Tet orbits the earth, and communicates with the towers with imposed regular transmission cutoff as a simple consequence of the Tet's being out of reach of direct radio communication. ...
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417 views

What happens to the hard drive with agents' names in Skyfall?

Apologies for ripping off Honest Trailers, but that was something I didn't figure out as well from watching Skyfall and it bugged me: Silva stole the hard drive with names of NATO agents, presumably ...
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Is there Goth Kids 2 episode of South Park?

Episode 17.4 of South Park is called "Goth Kids 3: Dawn of the Posers". I would like to find episodes Goth Kids 1 and Goth Kids 2, but failing to do this. Are there such episodes at all?
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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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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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Is the tank scene in the A-Team physically possible?

The scene where the A-Team are in the tank and its falling from the air, they fire the canon and it stops from falling for a moment before falling again. Is this possible from a Physics point of view? ...
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Anti-war cartoon from the seventies, probably from eastern europe

I remember seeing a strange, quite simplistically drawn anti-war cartoon on TV, probably back in the mid-seventies. I don't recall the plot, but a significant part was that the army was produced by ...

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