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Stripper falls for a tourist and opens an espresso bar

Hey im trying to find the name of a movie. The plot points I remember. A guy travels out of town and ends up at a strip club drunk. When he gets ina taxi to leave and has no money, this stripper ...
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What was the point of eating and drinking?

In Oculus (2013), Kaylie sets up a few alarms for her and her brother to perform various tasks. One of them is to eat and another is to hydrate (drink water). They were ~60 minute alarms. I didn't ...
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839 views

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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616 views

How did Walt earn 70 M+ USD?

I have just finished watching Breaking Bad, and I am wondering how Walt earned 70 M usd (8 barrels) since most he earned was 7 M per year with Gustavo (I remember his wife calculated it per year, he ...
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627 views

Kids' horror, with the bogey man?

This is one of the last things from my childhood that I haven't managed to determine the existence of. It may be an amalgamation of memories from different shows, and it's possible that some of them ...
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59 views

Why was Terriers canceled after its first season?

The 2010 TV show Terriers which was aired on FX was canceled after just one season. This show holds a rating of 8.6 on IMDB from 6993 users. Why was this show canceled ?
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140 views

Old horror movie (recoloured?) with gypsy children

I'm trying to identify an old, obscure horror movie. A rich landholder adopts and then kills gypsy children to give himself immortality. Two of the children, brother and sister, return to haunt him, ...
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324 views

What happens to Felix at the end of Thunderball?

At the end of Thunderball, when escaping the boat, Bond gives Felix a life ring and then pushes him off the boat. Bond and Domino then jump off the boat, before it hits some rocks and explodes. A ...
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What happens if an actor dies or gets injured on set during filming?

Does that scene get edited out before it's released or is the movie scrapped altogether? To confirm, I'm asking about real deaths and injuries on set while the movie is being filmed. This is assuming ...
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1answer
3k views

Did Black Widow really trick Loki into revealing his plans?

In The Avengers (2012), during the scene in which Loki is imprisoned aboard the Helicarrier, Black Widow interrogates him and at the end of the exchange takes place: Black Widow: You're a monster. ...
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1k views

70s movie ends with a train/car crash

I saw it on TV in the 80s, as best as I can recall it was produced in the 70s. I have no idea about title, actors, or plot, but I do remember the ending: A man and a woman were driving on country ...
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137 views

The cheque in The Dreamers

In The Dreamers when the parents of Isa and Theo saw them, they wrote a cheque and gone. What was that? They didn't want to face up to children or emancipate them?
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432 views

Why all characters' arms/legs in Adventure Time are so soft?

How can they be so long and soft and even make arms waves? Have they not got any bones? The dog Jake has magic, so it's no problem that he has soft legs, but it doesn't make sense that Finn has soft ...
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515 views

Does the Oracle in the Matrix have anything to do with an oracle machine in computer science?

An oracle machine as defined by Alan Turing is a Turing machine connected to an oracle which can solve non-computable problems in a single operation, most famously the halting problem. The halting ...
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144 views

HBO Comedian with AIDS

Trying to identify a comedian seen on HBO in the 1980s or early 1990s. He is gay and diagnosed with Aids. In the routine, he also stated he hosted at a comedy club in LA.
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Who is James in “The Double (2013)”?

I saw the movie The Double this morning, a very strange movie. I didn't understand the exact plot of the movie. I've read the plot in IMDB and Wikipedia too, but I don't get it. Can somebody explain ...
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1k views

Why does King Schultz go to such distance in order to help Django?

In Django Unchained, Dr. King Schultz, who is a bounty hunter, takes enormous risks and goes to a great distance in order to help Django. Although Django does help him nab the Brittle brothers, was ...
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134 views

Significance/symbolism of toe-licking scene

On the day of Pu Yi's inauguration as Emperor of Manchukuo, his wife the Empress goes a bit nutty. First she eats some white flowers. Then later Eastern Jewel starts licking her toes. I never got ...
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478 views

70's ? Sci fi film about 2 sets of Aliens living on Earth fighting of supremacy [duplicate]

I remember seeing this film as a kid which would make it mid 70's but the film may be older. The main hero of the film is one of three Aliens (good guys) sent to earth the track down and eliminate ...
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1answer
3k views

Plot-oriented adult movies

Despite struggling to word this question in a manner that won't be off-topic; Do some movie studios create adult movies which are mainly plot-oriented? That is, movies with prevalent adult content, ...
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2answers
712 views

What was the first movie with an openly gay main character?

I'm sure there are plenty of never-released gay/lesbian films from early cinema, but what was the first film released in theaters for the general public? For this question, let's consider openly gay ...
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1answer
141 views

History of the music video?

Obviously in the United States, the music video was spectacularly thrust into prominence in the early 1980's (1981 IIRC) with the inaugural episode of Music Television (Now MTV), which originally ...
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1answer
361 views

What was the longest successful Primetime cartoon prior to The Simpsons?

The Simpsons, which started as a series of shorts shown during The Tracy Ullman Show, has now been on the air for 25 years as its own full-length half-hour episodic cartoon. Its success spawned a ...
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1k views

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' ...
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1answer
182 views

Late 80s arthouse movie with a man shooting people through the TV

I am trying to identify a movie, circa 1990, possibly French - I'm pretty sure it was foreign language. A guy gets fed up with terrible TV shows and builds a giant gun which can fire into the TV, and ...
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1answer
1k views

Post-apocalyptic movie from early 1970's - people turn into powder

I've got another movie from my childhood that I'm trying to find. I saw it on TV (in the US) no later than 1975-76, in English. The plot was an ongoing end-of-civilization event. There was a ...
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1answer
175 views

“Never mistake motionless for inactivity” quote from NCIS LA

A few days ago I heard this quote from Hetty on TV: Never mistake motionless for inactivity, Mr. Callen. Crocodiles get most of their meals that way. I have been googling around but I couldn't ...
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270 views

What was the first movie that had only female characters?

What was the first movie that had only female characters? In a quiz competition that question was asked and I didn't know its answer. Although the question was for Bollywood but here my question is ...
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1answer
140 views

Why do they simply watch the tire?

In the movie Rubber (2010) directed by Quentin Dupieux, there's a group of people who watch and do nothing as a tire causes havoc at a motel, but what is the reason for them being there and does this ...
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1answer
67 views

What was Yen putting and why?

In Ocean's Thirteen what for Yen was putting inside of some place after passing through the path of elevator? I didn't get what for Ocean planned to put something there. Because I think afterwards ...
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2answers
372 views

Which was the first movie featuring only 1 character (that is seen in the movie)?

I want to know which was the first movie (not animated), which had only one character (which is seen) in the story. I am talking about movies like Buried and All is Lost. Not including short films or ...
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1k views

Hollywood doesn't pay attention to classic montage theory anymore?

I think montage theory belongs to the most important apects in movie art. Soviet montage theory is an approach to understanding and creating cinema that relies heavily upon editing (montage is ...
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168 views

What happened to rest of 6 barrels of money? [duplicate]

In the finale of Breaking Bad, Walt killed Uncle Jack and his companions who took 6 barrels of Walt's money. After that what happened to that 6 barrel? Who got that money?
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335 views

Old cartoon short from the 80's about 2 boys sent to hell

Trying to identify an old cartoon short, maybe from the 80s. It was about two hotrod jerk kids who drank booze and terrorized their town; in the end, they wound in Hell with one getting his scalp ...
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1k views

How do they shoot long underwater scenes (especially the even longer stylistic ones)?

How do they shoot the music videos where people are singing inside water? What confuses me if that is plain special effects is their clothes, they behave exactly how clothes behave in water. The ...
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Fake currency used in movies - trouble?

Every fourth movie that I watch has a suitcase full of money, money in stacks, money being thrown into the air. While I can imagine that if its a stack of money, maybe only the top bill is real. ...
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1answer
320 views

Foreign film involving a woman searching for her MIA husband

The movie involves a girl who is searching for a man (may or not be her husband at the time) who went missing during the war (world war 2 i think). She visits the different people who knew him for ...
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1answer
551 views

White boy growing up among African tribe

I'm looking for the name of a movie or 2-part miniseries with the following plot ingredients: white boy is found by an African tribe (with red clothes) (pretty sure) I'm uncertain whether the mother ...
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1answer
259 views

Violent movie from <= 1980

I'm trying to find a movie that I watched on cable (HBO, in the US) in 1980 or 81 when I was a kid. It was a thriller, very violent with a fair bit of nudity and a couple of very violent scenes: A ...
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1answer
762 views

Whose portrait hangs on the wall in the movie “The Godfather Part I”?

In the scene where Clemenza and Tessio ask to split off from the Corleones and form their own family, whose portrait can be seen hanging on the wall behind Vito? . And why did the director choose ...
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1answer
546 views

Films released in additional version without the score?

I once saw a scene from Silence of the Lambs without the post-sound work. It was significantly less scary, hardly even creepy... This got me thinking: in rather emotional movies, the score adds a ...
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1answer
647 views

17th/18th century British red coat officer hurt during battle and loses sight

I have been really wanted to watch this movie literally FOR YEARS but I can't remember the name of it, so hopefully you can tell me the name of the movie! The only stuff I remember of it is that it's ...
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1answer
267 views

Are Kristoff and Sven orphans?

In the opening of Frozen, we meet young Kristoff and Sven and it appears that they belong to one of the Ice cutters but after the song “Frozen Heart” they leave them behind. They are then adopted by ...
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3answers
5k views

Man sent many times to the past to find a train bomber

A man is sent back to the past so many times to find a man who puts a bomb in the train. The train actually explodes but the man's brain which is still functional was used by some officials to find ...
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1answer
133 views

Why was super shredder so weak?

In Ninja Turtles 1 (1990) regular Shredder is crushed in a trash truck by Casey Jones, but not before a battle with the turtles and splinter, but in Ninja Turtles 2 (1991), super Shredder is simply ...
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1answer
73 views

Where did the 2nd Ooze canister come from?

In Ninja Turtles 2 (1991), we see the foot capture the TGRI professor as he is processing the last canister of Ooze. Shredder forces the professor to use the Ooze to create Tokka and Rahzar, but ...
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1answer
118 views

Whats the connection to Bart Simpson?

In Ninja Turtles 2 (1991) when the TGRI professor and the turtles are making the antidote for Tokka and Rahzar, he turns to the camera, twice with the antidote in a glass that has Bart Simpson on it. ...
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1answer
496 views

Motivation of Killer in The Vanishing (1988)

Be warned spoilers below if you haven't watched the movie. The Killer in The Vanishing (1988, orig.: Spoorloos), his primary motivation as per my understanding was to gauge himself to see if he could ...
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1answer
230 views

Woman has recurring dreams about trains

If I recall correctly, the woman is about to become 25 and she mentions that, ever since she was at the age of 5, she has had a dream where she has to pick the correct train from twenty of them and ...
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2answers
916 views

Why was Elsa locked up in Frozen?

It does not look like that helped to inhibit her powers, in fact, they grow stronger as she grows older and still, no matter how potent her Ice Powers are, they can be completely controlled if she ...

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