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What did Gregory House see when he electrocuted himself?

In "97 seconds", episode 3 of season 4 of House M.D., House electrocutes himself by putting a knife in socket. But when Wilson asks him what he saw, he does not reply. He wanted to talk to the guy who ...
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Barbecue scene in a comedy movie with black actors

I have seen a long time ago a comedy movie with some black actors and I can't find it no matter what. I will try to give a description of a scene I remember as best I can. Barbecue party outside (in ...
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Movie about stories of different Asian women

The movie is probably a part-american, part-'asian' production. I don't know the specific country or the year. It looked older by quality, but in one part there were also small mobile phones (not ...
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Inspector Gadget on public television?

A long time ago (I'm guessing late 1970s or early 1980s) I happened upon an animated motion-picture on my local public-television station (which was probably KPBS in the Los Angeles area). During the ...
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386 views

90's movie with a girl who goes crazy and grows vine tattoos on her body

My husband tried to explain this movie to me... so humor me. He said he caught the last 30 minutes of this movie and he believes that Jason or Jeremy London was in it. I tried checking IMDb, but got ...
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Explanation of the ending of Easy Rider

This is regarding the 1969 classic Easy Rider. I found the ending was abrupt and very quick. Although throughout the movie it has been shown how society dislikes and avoids hippies like Wyatt and ...
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How long did it take the infected to starve in 28 Days Later?

At the end of the movie 28 Days Later, we see that many of the infected are starving. But how long did it actually take all of the infected to starve to death? The main character wakes up after 28 ...
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Lyle's vocal delivery

The character of Lyle in Napoleon Dynamite is an old farmer and also a local minister with a vocal delivery that is something between a speech impediment and an extreme redneck mumbling. I am just ...
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466 views

Girl high dives with horse and goes blind

There was an american movie that came out in early to mid 90's about a girl who would ride a horse while it jumped off a high dive into water. This was a show that people would pay to watch, maybe ...
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305 views

VHS child 90's animated movie about a leopard that goes to NY

When I was a child, I used to watch this movie I think is called something like 'Bolo' but I'm not sure. All I know about the movie is: The main character is a feline, a leopard I guess In the ...
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How do movie makers get people to watch a movie many times?

I notice that some movies are so densely packed with nuanced layers that you have to watch them a few times before you really start to see everything. Some people watch some movies 10+ times. But ...
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Bad 1980s movie about world class thieves challenged to steal ____, what was the movie?

First, forgive me. I am attempting to recall a movie I only saw once decades ago when I was in middle school. Basic plot was some rich guy challenges all the world class thieves to steal his diamond, ...
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Has an attempt ever been made to film The 3 Investigators series of books?

As a huge fan of the 3 Investigators my interest has been piqued to discover whether a television series or film has ever approached production and been subsequently cancelled. Any information at ...
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Ending of Eden Lake

I just watched the movie Eden Lake (2008). It has a very sad and disturbing ending. The bad guy who killed Steve and also burned Adam alive for his disobedience doesn't get any punishment but the lady ...
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113 views

What's the relevance of the scene with the boy in the park?

During Roman Polanski's The Tenant (orig.: Le locataire) there is a scene where Trelkovsky is sitting in a public park at some lake/fountain. There are some boys playing with toy boats in the lake and ...
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What was the significance of Kurtz joining airborne

In Apocalypse now what was the relevance of Kurtz wanting to join airborne. I understood that it was surprising because of his age but why would it prevent him from being promoted and why did he want ...
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How much of Nina's mother's emotional manipulation was real?

In Black Swan, my impression was that Nina's psychosis occurred in part due to both the pressure she put on herself to be "perfect," as well as the creepy relationship and emotional manipulation with ...
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93 views

Why is travelling through the Stargate from Earth such a bumpy ride?

During the movie and the early seasons of Stargate SG1, travel through the Stargate from Earth is an extremely bumpy ride, often resulting in the feeling of being chilled, being thrown out of the ...
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102 views

What are the known differences between the Stargate universe in the movie and the TV series?

I have watched the 1994 movie Stargate and all three live action TV shows it spawned (SG:1, Atlantis, and Universe) and there are some obvious differences in the universe between the two, for example ...
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190 views

Are all Pixar movies set in the same universe?

I heard someone say that all the Pixar movies are set in the same universe. Is this true? A casual web search led me to this, but I'm not sure if it's canon or not. Does anyone know any details ...
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230 views

17-year-old sent to a mental institute for beating another boy

Okay, I've been searching Google for hours trying to find this movie and just cannot found it, so I wanted to try here. It wasn't popular at my time, so that's not helping either. Taking place: ...
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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 ...
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323 views

Spoof movie where character comes out of sewer into 1990 Ninja Turtles movie

All I can remember about this movie is that one of the characters was coming up through a sewer tunnel and ended up in The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) movie during the scene where the turtles ...
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284 views

80's Parasite horror movie

This movie was about an upper-middle-class family with a teenage daughter. They hire an attractive young woman as their housekeeper. The woman (housekeeper) quickly starts flirting with the husband ...
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574 views

Movie with a scene of a reused condom with chewing gum sticking on it

The general visual impression of the Movie reminded me of the 80s, one scene of it was like this: A young man had sexual intercourse with a woman, the woman left but the used condom stayed inside the ...
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102 views

Does anybody recognise what this tv show is? I thought it was The Outer Limits but maybe no?

So, at least 15 years ago I watched what I thought was an episode of The Outer Limits which was really good. But as I've looked back through the synopsis of them I can't find it so I'm hoping that ...
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256 views

What relevance does the comic reading subplot in the Ultimate Cut have?

What was with the subplot of comics "Tales of the Black Freighter" in the film Watchmen and how is it relevant to the story? Note: Tales of the Black Freighter is a part of Ultimate cut of the movie.
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Cartoon show about 5 dinosaurs with special abilities

I have seen this show in late 1980's early 1990's. It is about 5 little cute dinosaurs (each from a complete different species of dinosaurs) and each one has a distinctive color. But they all have ...
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Why is Ragnar Lothbrok almost always smiling?

In Vikings, i see Ragnar smiling a lot, like always without a reason, sometimes it being really inappropriate. Is there a particular reason for this behavior?
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879 views

How did John Pasternak know of Claire's fondness for tulips?

Please correct me if I've erred, but I believe that John Pasternak sent the bouquet of tulips in Season 3, Episode 6, Claire Underwood, who herself asks the same question as that in the question title ...
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316 views

What is the “moral” in Elite Squad (Tropa de Elite)?

After watching and enjoying "City of God," I was highly recommended to watch "Elite Squad." While it's an enjoyable action movie, I was left perplexed about the moral and / or theme of Elite Squad. ...
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Help identifying an old alien movie

I need help identifying an old alien / sci-fi movie. I think it was from the 80s or early 90s possibly. I remember a couple of things about the movie such as these scenes: The movie begins or ends ...
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How does M. Gustave's poem relate to the “Boy with Apple”?

At around the 29th minute of The Grand Budapest Hotel Gustave and Zero have the following conversation about "Boy with Apple": Gustave: That picture, Boy with Apple, is priceless. Understand? ...
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Why didn't Hans Huberman slap Liesel in the movie, like he did in the book?

I have read (The Book Thief) right before watching the movie. I know there are a lot of changes to make the adaption from novel to screen possible, but I couldn't help noticing that Hans Huberman ...
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Movie I saw in the 1970s with corrupt sheriff after a man and woman

Movie I saw in the 1970s on TV. It could have been a TV movie, but I doubt it. It was about a nasty and corrupt sheriff after a man and woman. I don't remember why. He kills one of their friends by ...
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557 views

Children's TV show with a brother and sister, giant worms and glowing stones

Does anyone remember a children's TV show (not a cartoon) from the 80's. I'm pretty sure it was a brother and sister and they went under an ocean or a lake through jelly like consistency tunnels. ...
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What is the music at the end credits of Better Call Saul? [closed]

One of the features that made Breaking Bad such a great series was its clever use of music to enhance the tone and atmosphere of many scenes. Some of the soundtrack used existing music for great ...
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Why is the poster of The Theory of Everything rotated 90 degrees clockwise?

Why is the poster of the movie "The Theory of Everything" rotated 90 degrees clockwise? In which way does this relate to the story and themes of the movie?
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At the start of the 3rd Tour why were the US soldiers more reckless than they were before?

Forgive me if I'm not getting all of the details exactly right, but: In the first two tours in American Sniper, the soldiers traveled in armored tanks, moving slowly, flanked by 10-20 soldiers per ...
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TV show from 90s with child who stopped time for others by clapping?

There was a girl living in a house with her parents. Any time the girl clapped her hands, time stood still and everything held on. The only one who was able to move was the girl. When she clapped her ...
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What was the meaning of Fiona's visit to the killer in prison, in the last scene?

I've read the interesting question regarding the death of the priest's dog in the movie Calvary, and the discussion about that. The question I have is regarding the very last scene, in which the ...
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What is the reason that the air order and the DVD order of a tv show is different?

Some TV shows the order of the episodes on the DVD and the order how the episodes where aired is different, e.g., Freaks and Geeks. The fact that on thetvdb there is a field "DVD order" implies more ...
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481 views

Guy goes to insane asylum, escapes and ends up on the beach

I don't remember how it starts, but I remember this guy was having trouble with his wife. For some reason he ends up in mental institute or asylum. Anyways, when he gets there, there is this fat guy (...
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“Song”/Theme played in Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies

What is that theme/song called that Bombur "plays" when sounding the horn of Erebor and/or the humans play in honor of Thorin (after it "all over")?
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What are Walker guts made of?

What are people in The Walking Dead really using to make it seem like they are rubbing Walker guts on themselves to stay hidden from Walkers? Are they using like BBQ sauce or something?
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What was the deal between Haissam Haqqani and Dar Adal?

In S04E11, Dar Adal is seen in the car of Haissam Haqqani in Islamabad. Later in S04E12 (the last one) we learn that there was a deal regarding the videos of Saul during his kidnap by Talibans: ...
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In Sherlock, why was there a change of pronunciation of 'the' at the end?

In the TV series, Sherlock - Season 2 Episode 1 titled 'A Scandal in Belgravia', at the very end of that episode Sherlock would regain his memories happened in Karachi. Then he will say "The Woman" ...
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S01E19: Why didn't Elias' men threaten the policemen's family?

In Person of interest episode S01E19, it is seen that Elias' men are following the families of police people of the HR group. It is suggested that they will threaten the families if they will not work ...
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Boy grows up to be a warrior, searches for his mother's killer

I'm trying to remember a title of a movie I watched some years ago. The movie is set in the times where people still fought with swords. In the begining of the movie there was a scene where a village ...
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129 views

Female journalist hides a death row inmate

This movie was set somewhere in the 80s/90s and was about a newspaper/journalist woman who interviews a man who is going on death row except he is innocent. The execution was the electric chair and ...

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