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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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562 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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331 views

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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168 views

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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421 views

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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482 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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201 views

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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354 views

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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209 views

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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630 views

Movie about hidden dimensions and appearances being deceiving

This is a science fiction thriller that was probably made in the late 90s or early 2000s. The plot revolves around the protagonist becoming involved with a small group of experts, who specialize in ...
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638 views

Movie with soldiers, a robot and a monster in the jungle

This is an English movie which I watched about 8 years ago. This film is similar to "Predator". In it, some soldiers are sent to a jungle. They carry a radar, on which they see two extraordinary ...
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Will Daredevil be serialized or dump released?

Daredevil is going to be released on VOD, specifically Netflix which typically sticks to a model of releasing all episodes simultaneously, like a box set, to encourage its connection with 'Binge ...
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79 views

Stuttering messenger in medieval times

I can't remember what film this is from but there is a comedy film that parodies the medieval era. There is a scene where two people are trying to do something so they ride to the kingdom but are ...
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366 views

What episodes are on the “DVD Collection” release of Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures?

On November 4, 2014, a DVD set called "DVD Collection" was released for the Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures TV series. This set contains 3 discs and has a total run time of 264 minutes. Given ...
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In Hey Ram, was Saket Ram a terrorist?

In the 2000 Indian film Hey Ram, was the character of Saket Ram a terrorist? How was he suddenly convinced by his friend Amjad Ali Khan to change his mind and drop his plan to assassinate Gandhi?
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Scientists trapped underground with air running out

The movie had scientists trapped underground in some super deep research place. They could communicate with the surface but there was no oxygen or food or water exchange. So they knew they were ...
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Why is Rumpelstiltskin a bad guy again?

In the third season of Once Upon a Time Rumpelstiltskin gave his life in order to save his son and his friends. Now he is complotting with the new villain of the series. I don't understand this choice ...
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364 views

Movie about doctor selling the test tube baby fetus by cloning to many couples

I want to find this movie out. I don't remember much of the plot. But I'll write as far as I can remember. This is a movie about cloning.I watched this 10 or 12 years back. A couple who couldn't ...
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How did the guys get weapons and gadgets in the sewer?

In the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) movie, April rescued the turtles and the rat (Splinter) and left them in sewer. When they grew up, they had access to gadgets like skateboards, monitors ...
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Star Trek TOS Season 2 - how long does the change in musical style last?

The tone of the music of Star Trek changed dramatically from Season 1 to Season 2. Whereas Season 1 was subtler (as subtle as it could be being a science-fiction show in the 60's), and the title track ...
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348 views

Thieving couple live in mountain cave; man sprayed by liquid gold in the end

Thieving couple live in the mountain cave and in the end of the movie the man got sprayed by liquid gold they stole and became a statue. May be 80's-90's movies (could be older) but one of those ...
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Why did the mummy target the sick?

In the Doctor Who episode Mummy on the Orient Express it's quickly established that the weakest passengers are being picked off first. The Doctor uses this to his advantage to guess who is going to be ...
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Why did colonel Mortimer's sister kill herself instead of killing Indio?

For a few dollars more is considered one of Sergio Leone's finest work and is without a doubt one of my favorite movies. But everytime I watch it, something feels a little off. In a flashback scene ...
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French movie about teacher having an affair

In this French movie, a teacher who is married receives a love letter from a mysterious lover. She is bored/upset with her husband, so she finally decides to meet him and they make love (the girl is ...
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Were all the ghosts in the Ghost Busters movie 'evil'?

As per the title, is there any evidence that some of the ghosts in the Ghostbusters movies were benign? For clarification, 'evil' in the respect that all seemed to go out of their way to terrorise ...
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Man accused of murdering child in US south, set free

This American movie takes place in the south I believe in the 40s or 50s. A child has been murdered and a (black?) man has been accused and arrested. One scene includes the victim's mother at a ...
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Why did Liber8 attack the police?

I just finished the first episode of Continuum, and I'm already fairly hooked - but I'm confused about the motives of the Liber8 group. If they are, as I understand it, anti-corporation (the '...
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343 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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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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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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105 views

What was in the letter to Epp's wife?

Midway through the movie "12 Years A Slave", Epp's wife asks Solomon to deliver a letter to the grocery store and made certain that Solomon could not read, leading the audience to believe the letter ...
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Has Tom ever actually digested Jerry?

Tom and Jerry have been playing the Chase Game for a long time, but I never recall Tom actually end it. I do recall Tom eating Jerry, but I can't recall any moment when Tom successfully ate Jerry. So ...
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Son and Stepmother compete for Father's attention by cooking meals

A boy's mother dies, the father hires a housekeeper and marries her. The boy and stepmother vie for the approval of the father by cooking his favorite dishes. The father dies and the boy leaves the ...
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291 views

In Fargo, why did the police ignore that Chumph was duct-taped to the chair?

Why was no attention made in Fargo about Malvo's accomplice, Chumph, being duct taped to a chair and a gun duct taped to his hand? This would be proof there was someone else in town, doing bad things. ...
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Does there exist a full, “Director's Cut” version of Fast Times at Ridgemont High?

I remember watching this on TV many, many moons ago (maybe early 90's?) and there was a scene where Spiccoli is explaining how he got a guitar pick from Mick Jagger. It was definitely not in the ...
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Anime Movie with soldiers, a giant god and violent scenes

I'm looking for a Animated Movie or I saw once on the TV late at night when I was young (We're talking like 10 or 15 years ago). It was set in the middle ages and at first I thought it was a cartoon, ...
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161 views

German made-for-TV movie about terrorists threatening to blow up a nuclear reactor with a fuel-air bomb?

I am trying to find back the reference to an old german TV movie (back from the mid-80s or so) with the following 24-like scenario. Note that these were the times when nuclear reactors (especially ...
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What do sitcom car rigs look like without effects?

Typically seen in shows with a live audience, there's a very noticeable type of shot where the characters are in a car with what's presumably a blue screen background, the car is obviously stationary ...
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Why did Sheriff Bell go to the hotel room in El Paso where the murder takes place?

After the murder of Moss in the El Paso hotel room in No Country for Old Men, we see Sheriff Bell (TL Jones) get into his car talking with the local Sheriff. They talk about Chigurh. The scene cuts to ...

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