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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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Why does Don Corleone give in so easily in The Godfather?

One of the last acts of Don Corleone as Godfather is to bring back the peace by calling for a meeting of the five families. You can watch the scene here. Corleone makes the case for why narcotics are ...
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406 views

Alien/human love scene.. Movie title?

I randomly remebered a couple scenes from a film that I believe, was released in the early 2000's and involved a murderous womanlike-alien being, that used some kind of swords or blades to kill people....
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How did Angier know not to appear in The Prestige?

In The Prestige, the secret to Angier's 'Real Transported Man' trick is that he is effectively cloned while teleporting, and the original Angier is drowned when disappearing under the stage. When ...
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Why did the Syndicate not kill Mulder before the 9th season of The X-Files?

As I watched almost all episodes of The X-Files and both movies I couldn't understand one thing. If Mulder was so dangerous to the Syndicate, why did they not just kill him? The Syndicate could be so ...
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1k views

Besides the Season 5 premire, have there been any other post credit scenes in The Walking Dead?

I personally never watch after the credits, but my friend told me to watch till the end to see the post credit scenes, and I wondered, if there had been any other scenes I had missed by turning off ...
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796 views

Disney film with animation and live action, Mickey disappearing

I remember this from when I was about 5 years old, which would mean it happened in 1990-91, so I'm not sure I remember it correctly. The film could have been much older than that. I'm quite certain ...
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Question about Rachel Posner and Doug Stamper

Why did Doug Stamper murder Rachel Posner? And why was Frank Underwood pleased with this? What did she know about Frank?
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Haunted hotel movie?

Movie of a family of three stay in a hotel which so happens to be haunted. The father later in the movie gets possessed by the spirits around there and at the end his little son helps his mother ...
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212 views

B&W Thriller/Mystery with a mute girl in a mansion

Ok, I am going to give as much detail as I can remember. I have seen this black-and-white movie a long time ago, and it popped into my head today. I remember a girl who might have lost her voice in a ...
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3k views

Movie about two snipers hunting each other

I'm looking for a movie that is set in some kind of war zone. I feel like some sort of sniper guy is hunting another one and they are both extremely professional. It's a weird kind of killing job or ...
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107 views

Classic movie with stolen gold melted into golden anchor

Long time ago i watched a film, which was probably a heist movie. There was a group of people that decided to melt a stolen gold into golden anchor. I don't remember what was the way of gaining this ...
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486 views

Low budget movie about four female friends, came on BET years ago

The movie is directed by a woman with short hair. It's about four female friends from college one was raped and got pregnant in college and now she is a lawyer and lonely another is a lesbian and ...
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250 views

Sci-Fi/Fantasy movie with character who can control the future?

I'm looking for the name of a movie, on behalf of a friend. Here is all the information I have so far: Some time ago (like 8 years ago) I saw a movie where one of the characters is a weird guy (...
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1answer
183 views

Why 28 and not any other number?

In 28 Days Later, why did they select the value 28 and not any other? Is this number something special or did they just choose it randomly?
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158 views

Why is Hugh Jackman not going to continue to portray Wolverine?

According to several news sources, Hugh Jackman has decided not to continue to play Wolverine in films after the upcoming The Wolverine sequel: Hugh Jackman Will Play Wolverine “One Last Time”: Is ...
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67 views

Velcro as an alien technology

In many sci-fi movies like Transformers velcro is supposed to be an alien technology that human copy. Which was the first movie in which the velcro is an alien technology?
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855 views

Why didn't Tyrion confront Littlefinger for telling Catelyn that the knife belongs to him?

In season 1 of Game of Thrones, Littlefinger tells Catelyn and Ned that the knife used for trying to murder Bran belongs to Tyrion ("the Imp"). He told them that he lost it to him in a wager. On that ...
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Why did Hank not associate THE CAPN with 'Captain Cook'?

In one of the opening Breaking Bad episodes, Walt rides along with Hank and Steve as they raid a meth lab with information that they will discover 'Captain Cook'. Hank and Steve are having a wager on ...
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Lady in the Lake 1947 (Mirror Scene)

I came across a question linked here: How do they film the mirror scenes in movies? I found it interesting that most examples came from popular and from recent films. Here is a clip from Lady in the ...
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2answers
4k views

Did John Doe manage to complete his 'masterpiece' in Se7en?

I recently watched David Fincher's 'Se7en' for a second time. I was thinking about the ending and I am kinda confused. So clearly John Doe (Kevin Spacey) has a plan of killing seven different people ...
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3answers
714 views

Walter White cutting crust off the bread

I am re-watching Breaking Bad for 2nd time and I observed that the first time in whole series when Walter makes sandwich is to feed Krazy-8 in basement. At this instance, he gives sandwich with breads ...
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Ending of Shutter Island

In Shutter Island, it's hard to understand the ending because it's quite ambiguous. I think, a while before the ending of the movie Teddy confessed to Dr. Cawley as, he's Andrew Laeddis and he killed ...
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685 views

Why did Nick Nack switch sides?

In the James Bond movie The Man with the Golden Gun, the bad guy Scaramanga has a dwarf manservant/accomplice named Nick Nack, played by Hervé Villechaize of later Fantasy Island fame. Late in the ...
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173 views

Courtroom drama with supposedly innocent rapists, with plot twist

American courtroom drama from the 1980's There is this film, and I may actually be confusing it with another similar film (making this a double question) where someone is trying to prove the ...
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0answers
119 views

Was Once Upon A Time Season 4 pre or post OUAT Wonderland?

So, Once Upon A Time Season 4 introduced Will Scarlet (The Knave) who was the main cast in OUAT Wonderland. I'm just confused about the timeline here. Did Season 4 happen: before White Rabbit came ...
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1answer
163 views

What was the purpose behind the metal object Forest Whitaker rubbed on Jake Gyllenhaal's face in Southpaw?

In Southpaw, Forest Whitaker rubs a metal object on Jake Gyllenhaal's cheek to do some sort of first aid I presume. I think it could be metal chilled in iced water to reduce blood flow. Is that ...
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240 views

Eva / Ava AI movies coincidence?

If you've seen Ex Machina, The Machine and Eva you've probably noticed the odd coincidence of three movies in the last few years about artificial intelligence all with protagonists named Eva or Ava (...
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Why does Loki look like an Asgardian?

Given Loki is an orphan from Jotunheim not a child of Asgard why would he look like his adopted family? The Frost Giants are not portrayed as looking human, does the fact that he was adopted change ...
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1answer
129 views

Why the bin bag in Silver Linings Playbook?

The hero of Silver Linings Playbook, Pat, was seen wearing a bin bag (or garbage bag depending upon your locale) that had holes cut for his head and arms... Both his mother and father asked why he ...
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243 views

Agents of Shield: looking for clues for its impact

It has become clear that events in the Marvel Cinematic Universe can have direct influences in Agents of Shield. I'm interested in the influence in the reverse direction. That is, I consider the ...
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1answer
53 views

Fred's parents? Candy? Magic?

In the movie Hop how aware are Fred's parents of any of the "magical forces" within the film. They treat him like a slacker throughout the entire movie. Then at the end, his dad thinks he's gone ...
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89 views

sci-fi movie from 70's maybe 80's [duplicate]

I was in a hotel lastnight which only had cable, so I could not see what the title of this movie was...there was a guy named Zed, who looked like a young Sean Connery with dark hair, a pony tail and ...
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128 views

Movie or mini series about orphan brothers in Liverpool

I'm looking for the name of a movie (I think it was a movie) I watched some years ago that I'm fairly certain had something to do with Liverpool, but I could be wrong. It involved I believe 3 or 4 ...
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1answer
282 views

70's Movie with lizard people in the American Southest Desert

I saw this movie in the late 70's, so details are very few. The movie seems to take place in the southwest United states in a rural desert type place. There are lizard people that live under the ...
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2answers
483 views

Why are all the normal Minions yellow in color?

Till now we have seen that the Minions in the Despicable Me series and in Minions are yellow in color when normal. In Despicable Me 2 they turn into Purple-furred monsters when mutated with the highly ...
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1answer
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Stranded writer has his leg hobbled by a woman

There was a movie about a man, a famous writer, who broke his leg in a snowstorm, and was given shelter in the "boondocks" by a woman. The storm lasted about a week, during which time the writer's leg ...
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What is the meaning of the Donnie Darko like Rabbit figure in Sexy Beast

In the excellent film Sexy Beast we see a figure dressed in a rabbit outfit similar to the one from Donnie Darko and I wanted to know the significance of this. It appears many times during the film in ...
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Looking for a film about kids whose parents die when their house burns down and they have an evil uncle who wants their fortune [duplicate]

Two kids (brother and sister) get their house burnt down and parents die so they have to move in with different family members but each family gets killed by an evil uncle or something that wants to ...
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2answers
252 views

Who/What was Ra?

In Stargate (1994), Ra said he chose the human body because it was so easy to repair. I don't quite understand what this meant. They discovered that Ra's [alien] race was supposedly dying off. ...
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1answer
124 views

Why do film studios not release certain old movies?

Why do film studios not release certain old movies? For example, a few of Monroe and Hepburns's work isn't released on DVD. Why?
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Why does Chuck ask people that enter his house if they have 'grounded themselves'?

On the show Better Call Saul, when someone enters Chuck's house, he asks Ground yourself? By which he means to leave watches, mobile phones et cetera outside of the house. Also, he doesn't have ...
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6answers
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Female assassin with a boyfriend who has the heart on the wrong side

This movie is Asian, probably Japanese. It is at least ten years old. The story is as follows: a female assassin falls in love with a guy, but her boss wants the guy dead. He has situs inversus (i.e. ...
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133 views

Are these dialogues in `Anjaana Anjaani` are tribute to `Sangam`

In the movie Anjaana Anjaani there is a scene in a bar where Akash and Kiara are fooling around and start playing some kind of game where Kiara is trying to help Akash learn how to woo girls. There ...
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1answer
147 views

What exactly is Lady Mary's “device” in Season 5 of Downton Abbey?

In Season 5 of Downton Abbey, what exactly is Lady Mary's "device"? By "device" of course, I mean
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67 views

Where is Jasmeet born, in London or India?

In movie Namaste London, after meeting Bobby Bedi, Jasmeet says to her friend that she doesn't want to marry an Indian groom as she is British as she has born in London. However, when she visits India ...
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1answer
148 views

Why did O'Brien leave Downton Abbey?

What was the reason for O'Brien to leave the series Downton Abbey with no explanation?
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179 views

Looking for animated film with a child who sees their father killed with a morning star

I've been scratching my head with this one for a few days now. I remember an animated movie which I watched sometime as a child (so it's at least 7-8 years old probably more). Here are the scenes I ...
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3answers
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Did Top Gear participate in A Good Day To Die Hard?

There was an episode of Top Gear (UK) where they participated in the making of The Sweeney. They had to do a car chase scene and ruined the movie. But at the end of that episode, Jeremy Clarkson said ...

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