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People with serious life threatening disease fight gangsters in a bar

I think this is Hollywood movie, a bar manager/owner dying with cancer, group with fellow people with diseases, fight against mob/mafia in a bar. before the fight, the main character (bar ...
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416 views

Wife Gets Scalded in the Shower

I need your help identifying a horror movie. It's a bit old. It talks about a family suffering from an electric malfunction of some kind caused by an electric pole and the child of the family happens ...
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Why did Adam and Barbara have to dig up Beetlejuice?

After Barbara says Beetlejuice 3 times, her and Adam are transported into Adam's model where Beetlejuice is residing. Why did they have to dig him out of his coffin? Why was he just not there already? ...
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Is John Keating to blame for Neil's suicide?

At the end of the movie John Keating is accused of making Neil come up against his father and outing his own dreams ("Carpe diem!") which ultimately leads to him commiting suicide. Was Keating really ...
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When did Peter/Will go to Greenhaven?

In the movie, "Dream House", it's revealed that: Will Atenton is actually Peter Ward. And that he had been in the Greenhaven Psycological Hospital for a long time and then discharged. When was ...
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780 views

Two Patrol Officers Fighting a Mexican Gang

So in it there are two patrol police oficers. One married to a latina woman, and other dating, trying to find one. They are fighting a mexican gang. In the end one gets shot and the other one killed. ...
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394 views

Was J. Gatsby a shallow, superficial man?

My friend and I were having a discussion about The Great Gatsby and Mr. J. Gatsby in particular. My friend opines that he is a superficial man because all he cared about was wealth and showing off. ...
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462 views

What kind of heat vision goggles?

What heat vision goggles are used in the The Expendables movie during the beginning scene with the Somali pirates? Do these type of goggles actually exist? If so, what is the make and model?
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344 views

Man keeps seeing his dead wife as she was still living with him

I think the movie is Japanese, although I'm not completely sure. It's certainly Asian, though, and it takes place in a city. The movie was made during the 90s or 2000s. The main character (a man, ~40 ...
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286 views

Movie about Vietnam war or escaping Cambodia from Pol Pot regime

A group of children who's parents are doctors, I think and are killed by Pol Pots regime. They flee with I think its a white friend of their parents. They try to survive picking up children on the ...
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387 views

Why can the Doctor not read River's Diary?

I don't watch Doctor Who on a regular basis. I know who River is. But why is it that she keeps the diary of their meetings and the doctor cannot see it?
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Cartoon about animals playing American Football

I am looking for this cartoon movie that aired on HBO between 1997 and 2005. The whole movie is about a bear quarterback that gets framed for a crime and can't play. The whole time he is running from ...
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Why were Harvey Dent's sins covered up?

Why was it important to hide the sins of Harvey Dent in the movie, The Dark Knight? I mean what could have possibly happened if they hadn't?
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698 views

How are death and autopsy scenes filmed?

I've been watching a lot of Silent Witness recently and I'm intrigued by how a lot of the post mortem shots are achieved. A typical story line involves a supporting character (one we certainly ...
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593 views

Cartoon with flying couch?

I remember having a cartoon video around 1993/4 with episodes of which I believe a young girl and boy who had an old couch that turned into a magic golden couch with wings and flew them into magic ...
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485 views

Why is the choir in South Park episode 301 called “Getting Gay With Kids”?

In the episode 301 "Rainforest Shmainforest" there is an organisation (a kids choir) which advocates for preserving rain-forests. The whole plot of the episode is about Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman ...
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What was Clara's reply when asked for her name on Trenzalore?

In The Time of the Doctor: When answering to the question what her name was while still being unaware of the truth field, Clara spurts out something, I couldn't make out even after several re-watches ...
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Cop gains a psychic link to a monster/alien after it scratches him

I am looking for a movie I saw where a cop has gained a psychic link to this monster/alien after it scratched him. In it another detective is skeptical until it scratches him too and then he becomes a ...
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164 views

A man on a boat impaled by a marlin's bill

I only remember one scene from this movie: a man on a boat (small yacht?) is seemingly floating in air when he is first found in a cabin by another character. The other character freaks out because of ...
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200 views

Help identify the film in which a group of teenagers provides a hiding place for a runaway convict

It's an american film from late 80ties or 90ties about a group of boys who meet an adult criminal, I think a runaway convict. The convict hides in a shack in woods, which belongs to one of the boys, ...
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270 views

Why did they need to know how to code?

In the movie the interns have several tasks revolving around code, but this doesn't make a lot of sense to me. It confuses me because the internship, and ultimately the jobs they're trying to get, ...
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301 views

Bank Robbery With Thieves Timing Police Response

It is a bank robbery movie and there is a scene where they drive in the city at night with a timer to time the police response. Movie ends with a dude and woman on a plane.
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474 views

A horror movie from the 60s, egg-like object

My mother asked me to help her identify a movie she would like to rewatch. Her memory of it is sketchy at best though. The movie was released sometime in the 60s, it was in color and it was probably ...
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614 views

What can someone use to give them 'Godfather cheeks'?

You know the story. Someone tells you the great news that they're expecting, and the even better news that they want you to be the Godfather. Your natural response is to look the part. But how? ...
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What was Sherlock about to remark about Molly's boyfriend?

At the end of The Empty Hearse, when Sherlock meets Tom who was Molly's boyfriend, he stares at him long enough to remark something but eventually resigns to a handshake with him. Once he gets out of ...
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199 views

Young adult growing up in a poor neighborhood in Scotland

It's about young adult (15 year old) growing up in a poor neighborhood (in 80ies or later), spend his life fighting with other gangs. His drunk father beat his mother. The guy wants to kill his ...
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251 views

Martial arts movie where a fighter runs across the face of a building

This movie is in a modern setting. A urban city. The martial artists in this film can run up city buildings etc... I remember in the opening the girl in the movie (daughter of one of the grand ...
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Scientist transfers his memory and consciousness into a robot

I recently saw a trailer where this guy I'm assuming to be a scientist has been working on a robot/cyborg. He finds out that his health is failing and that people want to use his work for a purpose he ...
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Was the Wheel of Pain actual or allegorical?

My contention (once I got past my teenage years) was that the Wheel of Pain, in the original Conan the Barbarian movie, was supposed to be alegorical...a symbol of Conan's difficult upbringing as a ...
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466 views

Who is this actor? Talks out of the right side of his face

Okay, so this has been eating me alive all night. There is an actor who I like, but can't remember his name, or even what I've seen him in. I know, I know; I must no like him very much, then. Well, ...
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420 views

How did Pippin know that Merry was part of the Rohirrim army at Minas Tirith?

After the battle of the Pellenor Fields in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Pippin searched for Merry on the battlefield. The last time they spoke, Merry was still in Rohan. How, aside ...
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138 views

Movie about a middle-aged band on their last tour

I saw a trailer for a film before the movie 'Moonrise Kingdom'. If I'm remembering correctly, the movie was about an aging band that was going to hang it up after one last tour. The movie seemed ...
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549 views

How audio tracks are censored on tv?

When the audio track is censored for a TV audience, the "inappropriate" dialogue is sometimes dubbed over with more appropriate words. I'm just curious how this is done exactly. Do movie studios ...
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399 views

What 80s TV show featured a crime-fighting scientist with dwarfism?

There was a show in the early 80's with a goofy, yet brilliant lead character with dwarfism who had some sort of a laboratory or something and solved crimes. He had a partner or a team or something ...
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628 views

Is the Blacklist a serial TV show?

I've been interested in watching NBC's The Blacklist, but I've been busy and haven't had the time. And now when I have time, Hulu only has later episodes in the season. So do I need to see the pilot ...
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418 views

90's horror/thriller, switchblade, sewers and head *in* a fridge

I'm looking for a horror film made presumably in the 90's when I was growing up. I can't remember much, so it's hard to look for.. Anyway, what I remember most is the female lead finding her friend's ...
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1answer
332 views

hong-kong action movie from 70s or 80s with a heist and a crossbow

Although I haven't seen this movie in full I do remember one particular scene: man shoots a crossbow bolt with a string attached. He slides down on it to some skyscraper building and attacks some ...
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141 views

Help identify this TV show with jet flying through barn?

I remember this TV show where, I'm pretty sure, on the opening credits, a small jet crosses some kind of barn whose gate is closing, and turns the plane 90 degrees so that it fits. I'm not 100% sure ...
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401 views

Why do the Transformers always transform into the same cars?

In the Transformers films the Autobots and Decepticons always change between their humanoid form and (with the exception of Bumblebee's upgrade) the same cars. Assuming that they choose vehicles ...
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166 views

Help identifying this french movie from 90s or 2000s

There are 3-4 guys chasing each other. They are driving through a desert in Africa to a seaside, carrying a large sum of money stolen from a plane. One of them is a pilot. One of trucks is a tow truck ...
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296 views

In the Movie “Her”, when the OS is configuring Theodore's 'Profile', what's really going on?

First of all, I'd like to say that Her was a terrific movie! But given the scene when the OS was asking about Theodore's relationship with his mother (as can be seen here), I'd like to know what was ...
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1answer
250 views

Siblings and a dog lose parents and journey to find relatives

A group of brothers and sisters (and there was a dog I think), vaguely I remember that they lost their parents, and they had to journey (I remember there was snow) to find relatives. I watched this ...
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137 views

Please ID this movie western featuring telescopic sight

I saw a FANTASTIC movie about 20 years ago or more, please help me ID it. Color, & I cant recall exactly if it had a 'spaghetti western' feel to it, but it was set in Mexico or the wild west. A ...
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167 views

Fantasy movie with evil man trying to live forever

Do you know the name of the movie that is in a similar style to Labyrinth with David Bowie, where there is an evil man who is trying to stay young forever. I don't think it is a very popular movie, it ...
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150 views

Help identifying a movie (or en episode), I only remember the end, possibly from the 90's

In the end of the movie a man is in an empty room of an empty house (no furniture, paintings), he opens a little trap door in the middle of floor of the room he is in, he enters the trap door, he ...
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777 views

What did the last text say at the end of The Fosters S01E13

In the episode "Things Unsaid" (S01E13) of The Fosters, Cole replied to Brandon's text from Callie's phone. But the episode cut off before I could read what the text said, and I can't figure out the ...
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2answers
107k views

Why is Gandalf referred to as Mithrandir?

I've read that Mithrandir is one of Gandalf's aliases. Why do certain people call him by this name and not Gandalf? I've noticed in particular that Galadriel uses the name Mithrandir quite often.
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243 views

What was left of Luke's training?

In Star Wars Episode V, Luke leaves, evidently before he is ready to be a Jedi, and gets defeated by Vader. Luke goes back in Episode VI, but Yoda immediately dies and tells Luke that all that is ...
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Outside of the movie, what evidence confirms scoring battles of “King of Kong” are real?

I loved King of Kong. But is it real? More specifically, what evidence proves the scoring battles of King of Kong really happened? If you haven't seen it, the movie's main characters are the perfect ...
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233 views

Reasonable metric for “popularity” in movies

I'm trying to do a statistical comparison of the "most popular" movies by year. That is, I'd like to look at the top 20-50 or so movies for each year from maybe 1950-2010. I'm flexible on the exact ...

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