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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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Was the sabre-toothed cat shown in the closing credits of The Flintstones ever in any episodes?

Just curious if that cat was ever part of the family, because he was Fred's nemesis in those closing credits. Yet I don't recall seeing him in any episodes.
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186 views

Who is the monologue targeted at at the end of White Tiger?

The movie White Tiger (2012) ends with a monologue by Adolf Hitler. This scene leaves many unanswered questions, but the one I'm interested in is, who is the person he's talking to? If the ...
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1answer
1k views

Who are the statues at the Gates of Argonath?

In Lord Of the Rings, when paddling down the river Anduin the fellowship pass by two statues, one on each side of the river, both holding their left hand forward. One is in armour and is bearded and ...
4
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2answers
271 views

West Wing reasoning behind mocking people who say “there but for the grace of God go I?”

I saw on this TV show make the exchange: Leo McGarry: The Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee has a... Josh Lyman: There's a Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee? Leo McGarry: Yes. ...
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1answer
82 views

portable computer on Halt and Catch Fire TV series?

Is the portable computer on Halt and Catch Fire TV series based on actual facts from the history of the personal computer? I have been watching the first episodes of Halt and Catch Fire and although ...
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1answer
2k views

What is the difference between a movie's soundtrack, and it's score?

Title says it. What is the difference between a movie's soundtrack, and its score?
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1answer
331 views

I want to know the fruit name in Hundred Foot Journey [closed]

I just saw Hundred Foot Journey and in the starting scene, where a fruit seller sells a particular fruit to the main lead, saying "Sold, to the boy who knows". I want to know that fruits name. I know ...
4
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1answer
5k views

How did Selene get pregnant?

In Underworld Awakening Selene is captured and cryonically frozen after a bomb grenade hit her and Michael underwater. She awakes 12 years later to find out she has a daughter, and apparently Michael ...
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3answers
2k views

“Life of Pi” Final Insurance Report

In the end of Life of Pi there are two possible stories that happened. But in the last scene where the writer views the Chinese insurance report, he reads this sentence: Very few castaways can ...
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2answers
2k views

Hunters who hunt people through a forest

The movie starts in a forest when a few friends meet in the cottage. Next day after a party, a group of them force a guy (or guys) to run through the middle some forest (probably Alaska) and the ...
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3answers
4k views

How do they explain the ending of 'Don't be Afraid of the Dark'

At the end of the film Sally is dragged into the creature's lair and made one of them. Is there any explanation of how they explain this to the police?
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1990s sci-fi tv show with invading humanoids and dull crosshatched eyes

I am remembering a sci fi tv show from probably around the 90s in which the enemies had strange eyes. The eyes were dull and had either a cross or a line through them. Weaponry was like assault ...
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2answers
1k views

Did Big Tobacco fund MIB 1 and 2?

I just saw Men in Black 3 and enjoyed it immensely. There was practically no smoking in the film. In MIB 1 and 2, there was a lot of smoking and tobacco product placement. Did the makers of the ...
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3answers
324 views

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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1answer
51k views

What song was played during credits of the kingsman? [closed]

What song was played during the credits of Kingsman: The Secret Service? Unfortunately my mobile battery drained out hence I wasn't able to Shazam it.
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1answer
105 views

Class of kids see the sun coming out for the first time

I don't remember if this is a short or a feature film. I saw it about 30+ years ago. Details - It's raining all the time, A class of kids is in some shelter, and there is also an adult (teacher?) ...
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1answer
645 views

What were stopping Aliens from attacking with those advanced weaponry?

Talking about District-9 From wiki In an alternative 1982, an alien ship has inexplicably stopped over Johannesburg. When investigation teams enter the ship, they discover a population of ...
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5answers
49k views

Is Four a Divergent?

In Divergent (2014), we learn what a divergent is and that they are rare. When Tris joins Dauntless, she meets Four who seems to be very careful, calculating and in control. During the fear test, he ...
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4answers
14k views

Who are Linus' mom and dad really?

In all the Ocean Movies - Linus' (Matt Damon's) mom (in 12) and dad (in 13) get the gang out of sticky situations. They say they are part of the law enforcement agencies - but I have never been sure. ...
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1answer
161 views

Comedy involving a contract killer

I once watched a Hollywood movie. A contract killer and a man who was ditched or thrown out by his girlfriend or wife settled in two side by side hotel rooms. The killer is getting ready for his job ...
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1answer
4k views

Did “Amityville: The Awakening” ever got release?

I watched the trailer of "Amityville: The Awakening" and it said that it was set to release in January of 2015. Okay, I am not a torrent user, but just to see if it was on Torrent I check the sites ...
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1answer
5k views

How does the high gravity on Miller's planet create big waves?

In Interstellar the gravity on Millers planet was about 130% of earth's gravity, which made everything heavy. Shouldn't the waves be low, fast and heavy as well?
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402 views

Can't think of this movie which has aliens and a planetary colony in it

I am trying to remember the title of a certain movie which I THINK was made before the 2000's, probably the 90's. Though I am not entirely sure. I can vaguely remember parts of the movie, which I ...
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1answer
103 views

70s\80s thriller where a girl's family members die one by one

This movie is about a family who starts having mysterious deaths. Starting with Grandma being frightened to death by an iguana in her bed. Then the brother falls of the roof trying to get a Frisbee, ...
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3answers
4k views

Are Movie Stars typically forbidden from appearing in future commercials resembling a played character?

Maybe no one around here would know the answer to this, or maybe it varies wildly, but I'm curious to know whether or not it's typical for movie stars to be forbidden from resembling the character ...
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1answer
292 views

Identify an Actress in Impluse Body Spray commercial from early 2000s

Hi I'm trying to identify an actress that I saw in a commercial in the early 2000s. The advert was shown on uk tv and was promoting Impulse body spray. In the story a woman (the actress) heads in to ...
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2answers
617 views

First movie that collaborated with fast-food outlets?

In 1984, the movie Gremlins teamed up with Hardees to sell a set of LPs that came along with the movie: Each week a different record would be sold, thus, each week, parents had to take their ...
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96 views

Why are American movies often promoted abroad with titles -in English- that are different from the originals? [duplicate]

Translating a title makes perfect sense to me. Altering a title to something else in the original language? More confusing. Several examples from France in particular are Pitch Perfect: The Hit ...
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1answer
244 views

Did Nolan leave the ending of Inception up to the audience? [duplicate]

I know that a lot of discussion about this one has taken place already. But as you know its "INCEPTION"! every time you see it, it blows your mind... So if you see closely you can see that in ...
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2answers
572 views

A couple go to an evil old hotel

Seen this movie three years ago. Should be between 2005 and 2010. Decent american production. Good actors. One couple go to some vacation to spend some time together. The hotel was calm, old and I ...
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1answer
162 views

Identify this film about a ghost/spirit trying to find her own body

A story about a female doctor who met with an accident and is in the last stage of a coma. Her body is in hospital and her spirit is not actually released but her spirit is released from her body and ...
4
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1answer
115 views

Miners stuck in the tunnel while water level rises

This is a movie/tv movie I saw when I was about 10, so probably 25-30 years old by now. All I can remember is that they were in a tunnel (probably miners) both men and women..maybe also children.. ...
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5answers
4k views

Why does Jack let Walt go?

In Breaking Bad S5 E14, Jack not only lets Walt go, but also leaves a barrel of money to him after killing Hank. I don't understand why he would do this. Jack says that, with 7 barrels of money, he ...
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1answer
1k views

What movie is playing in the theater in Conspiracy Theory?

There is a relatively brief scene in Conspiracy Theory where the main character (Jerry/Mel Gibson) runs into a theater. There are a couple of shots where you can plainly see what is being played on ...
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1answer
191 views

How did Eric survive after being burnt in the finale of season 6?

In the season 6 finale of True Blood, we see Eric lose his immunity to the sun while on a mountaintop. He is shown burning with nowhere to run. In season 7, he turns up with Hep-V. What happened in ...
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1answer
483 views

Why were “The Hobbit” and “Lord of the Rings” movies released in reverse order to the books? [closed]

The one and only Hobbit book 'The Hobbit' was published on the 21st of September, 1937. The first Lord of the Rings book 'The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring' was published the 29th of ...
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1answer
193 views

Is the lens on Gerty 3000 from “Moon” a reference to HAL from “2001: A Space Odyssey”?

I have been trying to collect references to HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). Could the lens in Gerty 3000 from Moon (2009) be one? It might be a stretch, but to debunk this distracting ...
4
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1answer
785 views

Teacher turns racist and violent classmates into peaceful individuals

I have seen this american movie (english) in high school. My english teacher loved it so much that she decided to show it to the whole class. Production date should be between 2002 and 2007. It's ...
24
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2answers
3k views

Am I only missing nudity and violence?

I watch Game of Thrones on HBO in Singapore. The nudity I have heard so much about has been completely cut and I assume some of the more graphic violence has also been cut. The editing seems to be a ...
3
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1answer
194 views

“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 ...
3
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2answers
259 views

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. ...
6
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2answers
276 views

Can Brandon only control Hodor?

In series three of Game of Thrones Brandon Stark is revealed to be a Warg. Jones tells him that he is the only Warg he has ever seen to be able to control humans. Even to date we have only ever seen ...
4
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1answer
550 views

Is Cersei Lannister menopausal?

In episode one of Season 4 of Game of Thrones Maester Kyburn asks Cersei if her "symptoms" had gotten better. When Jaime asks her about this she refuses to tell him. They then engage in an argument in ...
24
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11answers
108k views

OK so what the hell happened at the end of Birdman?

Birdman is a very innovative movie. The cinematography alone is brilliant, capturing the spirit behind the scenes at a Broadway Theatre. And the screenplay seems, in part, an interesting view of ...
27
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2answers
32k views

How does Jesse connect the dots in S05E11?

I'm struggling to understand the ending of Breaking Bad S05E11. At the end of the episode Jesse realizes that Huell stole the cigarettes and confronts Saul about it. At one point, Jesse flat out ...
4
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1answer
148 views

Big Fish precursor?

When I saw the 2003 movie Big Fish, I immediately thought to myself: I know that plot from a different movie! But in all commentaries that I have read about Big Fish, I have not seen any references ...
4
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1answer
210 views

Looking for a movie between 2005 and 2010 about a betrayed FBI agent

Looking for a movie where an FBI agent is betrayed. For some reason (he gets a note that he has to be there for a conversation, but no one shows up) the agent sits in a (I thought Irish or Italian) ...
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1answer
494 views

CGI movie what looks like a talking cow or bull. (screenshot included)

I was browsing through Netflix the other day and stumbled upon this. I'm guessing this isn't a shot from Hitler and the Nazis, so I was curious what it really was from.
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1answer
273 views

Cartoon in which little characters drink something and suddenly start bouncing

I remember seeing a cartoon back in early 2000s or late 90s. There are bunch of short guys, which on seeing some sort of danger would drink some liquid contained in a bottle. The liquid would give ...

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