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In Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, Did Pee-Wee Use the Boomerang Bow-Tie?

Near the beginning of Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, Pee-Wee buys a loud horn for his bike from Chuck's Bike-O-Rama and three items from Mario's Joke Shop: 1. Trick Gum; 2. Headlight Glasses; and 3. A red ...
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What is the device Barry (The Flash) has on his chest in the Supergirl crossover? [duplicate]

I watched the crossover between Supergirl and The Flash and as probably all of you also did, noticed a device we hadn't really seen before on Barry's chest. I can only assume it has something to do ...
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What condition did Walter Mitty have?

I am watching "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty". The eponymous main character suffers from frequent vivid hallucinations that occur frequently to him throughout the day, almost like episodes of ...
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Why did Michael Corleone fail where his father succeeded?

The two parallel arches in the Godfather trilogy follow the stories of Vito and Michael Corleone, the main motivation for both of them being to protect their family. Vito succeeds, while his son, ...
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Why does Mr. Hinx go to Mr. White's house even when Spectre already knew he is dead?

In Spectre, Mr. Hinx goes to Mr. White's house to terminate him. However, Bond approaches him before he did, and Mr. White shot himself. There was a camera inside the house, which is used by Spectre ...
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What does X mean in American History X?

In the movie title American History X, what exactly does X represent? I could think of Roman numeral X (10) or generation x, however, I don't seem to fully understand the meaning.
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What were Egon and Ray working on at the university?

We get to see Peter's negative reinforcement experiment with the flash cards in Ghostbusters, and I assume that is a study related to his degrees in psychology and parapsychology. Do we ever find out ...
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Why did Deborah not let Noodles back in

In Once Upon a Time in America why did Deborah not let Noodles back in after he and Max were beaten up by Bugsy and his gang of thugs?
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Who is the highest-grossing female director?

Wikipedia's list of highest-grossing directors shows that the top 10 highest grossing directors are all male. Who is the highest grossing female director? And how does she rank with other male ...
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Need help identify Sci-Fi channel TV show/Movie [duplicate]

I am fairly certain I saw this on the Sci-Fi channel, let's say 7/8 years ago. I remember one scene vividly: A bunch of people were on a plane/spaceship of sorts and they needed to fly through some ...
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Looking for a movie title about a journalist who framed a murder!

I'm trying to remember a movie title. Can't remember actors or director. It dates back to 2000-2010, and it's about a journalist who is imprisoned for murder. It's a US movie and it takes place in the ...
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How does Batman know that Clark is Superman?

Okay, so I may have missed this but I can't think of the scene in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice where this happened. I know when both Clark and Bruce were in Lex's house for an event, Clark ...
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Post Apocalyptic film with androids living high in mountains & distinctive balloon sequence over end credits

Bit of a long shot but I can remember watching a movie on TV in the mid 90's about a post apocalyptic world (though it was quite green, so I think it took place long after the apocalypse). The story ...
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Movie/TV series about two investigators finding a single time-travelling guy behind many terrorist attacks worldwide

My memory is a little rusty so this is all the info I have: There's a scene where a guy and a girl/lady is investigating a major incident (some sort of a terrorist attack). The guy or girl spreads ...
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Did any contestant ever win the final round on the Africa map of Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

The online web series The Game Show Reviewer had an episode about the PBS game show Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? and its sister show Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?. In it, he says the ...
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Why are the soldiers and Alice not affected by the t-Virus in the air?

In Resident Evil (2002), why are the Umbrella Commandos sent in to investigate the Hive shutdown, anti-Umbrella Activist Matt, and the Umbrella operatives/guards Spence and Alice, not affected by the ...
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Why isn't Jane Doe's face covered in tattoos?

In the series Blindspot, Jane Doe's body is covered from her top to her feet except for her face. Why wasn't her face tattooed by the bad guy? I can understand that they left her face untouched to ...
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93 views

Movie about travelling into an unseen world

This is a movie about a crew formed by a few people including a woman (who's husband went missing after embarging on a trip to the centre of the earth and never came back) looking for a new world in ...
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What happened to the cut 44 minutes of The Magnificent Ambersons?

Does anyone really know what happened to the missing 44 minutes of Orson Welles’ “The Magnificent Ambersons”? Were they saved somewhere in an RKO vault and forgotten*, or left on the cutting room ...
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Was Michael Keaton's portrayal of Dogberry meant to be an homage to Monty Python?

It seems pretty obvious and somewhat well accepted that Michael Keaton's portrayal of Dogberry in Kenneth Branagh's Much Ado About Nothing (1993) was inspired by Monty Python And The Holy Grail Has ...
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78 views

What is the exact moral about the movie Three colors Blue?

Yesterday I watched the movie "Three Colors Blue". I didn't get what the moral behind the movie is - why it has been given the name Three Colors "Blue". Is it because she likes that blue night lamp ...
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Older sci fi movie, mindless kids

I barely remember anything about the movie, but I do remember that there was a dark dimly lit street and all the houses were the same, there was no color or outside world, just the street. And there ...
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Asian movie about killing cops as a game for points

I've seen the movie a few years ago so I believe it's from 2000-2010, in color. The movie is about a gang of kids (around the age of 16-18) who have rich parents and are making a video game of the ...
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Why do the main characters in The Mentalist call each other by their last name only?

Watching the German version of The Mentalist on Netflix I discovered something that seems strange to me: Whenever someone of the core CBI team member talks to another team member, they only refer to ...
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Did people die because of Doug wanting to climb to the top?

I was watching Everest (2015) and I can't help but wonder if Rob and many others died because of Doug's adamance to reach the top. If Rob hadn't agreed with Doug, they would've been heading down. ...
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Is Blue Bloods based off of a real family?

Is the series Blue Bloods based off of a real-life family of law enforcement officers? Since I haven't been able to find a reference to the same. And was the series named as a reference to nobility ...
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80's TV show about time travel by pocket watch

I recall loving a short lived show about a boy and a man who had a unique pocket watch that allowed them to jump through time, haphazardly if memory serves me. The pocket watch was complex, and ...
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Name of movie with little flying spaceship/robots that helped struggling people living in the same building?

I remember a movie that I seen a long time ago but can't remember the name. I vaguely recall in the plot that there were these tiny flying spaceship/robots that came to help some struggling people ...
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Movie about vampire and agent; at the end, agent and his friend killed king vampire

At the start of this movie, in a bar, vampire blood is given out as drugs. One man becomes very excited, so the main manager, who is a vampire, comes over and hits him. One agent and his assistant ...
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Brazilian kid killed by police officer for stealing a book

What I remember from this movie is that only scene. It is a brazilian movie, there is this scene that takes place in a train station where a kid steals a book from a woman. A police officer runs ater ...
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Universal Soldier franchise: order of watching the sequels

I recently saw Universal Soldier (1992) and got interested in the other parts of the franchise. As far as I can see the franchise contains the following movies: Universal Soldier II: Brothers in ...
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Who is the second guard?

When Evey is in her cell in V for Vendetta, at some point there's a scene when two men drag her along the corridor: But when she is free, she learns that it was all V's doing. He said he did it ...
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Anthology Horror Movie with a realtor trying to sell house

I saw this movie on TV, in 2001/2002. It's an English movie from probably the early 90s. It could be a B-movie. In it, we see a real estate agent who is trying to sell a house to a family. But with ...
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Mother's Milk significance

What was the significance of the mother's milk in Mad Max Fury Road (2015)? It almost feels like there was a deleted scene that explains it.
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Why did Vandal call him by that name and what does it mean or reference?

In Legends of Tomorrow, Vandal Savage called Rip Hunter by the name Why did he nickname him like this? What does it mean? Is it some reference?
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Is Chuck Barris's work as a CIA hit-man a fantasy?

The movie Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is based on the book of the same name, which is the autobiography of Chuck Barris. Barris was the creator of TV shows such as The Dating Game and The Gong ...
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Why doesn't Trevor remember the hit and run?

It's clear that Trevor Reznik's insomnia in The Machinist is caused by the guilt of the hit and run - but why doesn't he remember such an event?
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Fitzgerald's choices

I have some doubts about Fitzgerald's choices in The Revenant. Why didn't he kill Bridger? He had the skills to do it, and many opportunities. I don't understand his choice to keep him alive.
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Help identify British miniseries about best friends

Maybe someone can help me identify a British miniseries: I think it's late 90's or early 2000 but not sure. It's about a woman and a man, best friends, about 30, colleagues (I think most of the ...
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TV Cartoon Animation: A strange character promised to get rid of crows on a farmer’s corn farm

This is a cartoon animation that I watched on TV in the late 1980’s. A farmer (a bear?) wanted to stop some crows from eating up the corn on his farm. A scarecrow-like pest controller visited the ...
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Why did Warren treat the old General Sanford that way?

The general in The Hateful Eight seemed to be the least dangerous of the men present in the room (and eventually turned out that way, too). So why did Warren kill him then? Was Warren merely trying ...
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Movie about a single father with a daughter who's secretly a serial killer

It was on Netflix. The movie is about a dad being followed around and harrassed by this guy who is a murderer. One day Richard was in a donut shop or coffee shop and this man whacked the cashier with ...
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An erotic comedy about Pentagon during Cold War

I saw this movie on a VHS videotape probably from late 80's. It was in English, most probably filmed in the United States. It was an erotic comedy. I only remember two scenes from the movie. There ...
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What is the story behind Lord Varys' box and the prisoner he held there?

As we know, Lord Varys from Game of Thrones was one of the true well-wishers of the seven kingdoms and a brilliant diplomatic person of Kings' Landing. As per my knowledge he had no relationship with ...
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A group of kids help a blind man drive a vehicle

This is an English speaking film that I saw in the 90s. The main protagonist is a blind man that has some abilities (maybe he can sense people too well). At one moment, he befriends a group of kids ...
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Why was Lucius Malfoy never arrested?

In the Harry Potter series Lucius Malfoy is depicted quite early as one of the first Death-eaters. As a Death-eater, we can assume that he has probably used unforgivable curses many times (I wrote ...
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What is the significance of 45 Years Movie?

What is the significance of 45 Years? What does it want to convey in the ending scene by the subtle emotions of kate during the anniversary party?
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Asian action movie that ends with shootout and birth

I only saw the end of the movie, but it ends with two parallel action setpieces. In one, a guy in a gangster hat, glasses and trench-coat has a shootout with a bunch of others, possibly at an ...
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191 views

Movie about a guy who searches for a girl he fell in love with

This is an American colored movie, that I saw 2 years ago. I think it was released between 2000 and 2008. Not entirely sure. The plot is about a guy who falls in love with a girl. He spends the ...
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How can Valyrian steel kill White Walkers? [duplicate]

As shown in the last season of Game of Thrones, one of the leaders of the White Walkers was killed by Jon Snow's Valyrian steel sword. As we know, White Walkers can be killed by Fire and Dragon Glass ...

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