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What's Quoyles first name?

In the film and book of 'The Shipping News' (E. Annie Proloux) the main character is constantly refered to as 'Quoyle'. However, this is his surname or family name. At one point in the book (when he ...
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Why would a bad defense attorney be better than a good one?

In the film Sleepers (1996), why is Michael so adamant about Danny being the defense lawyer? He says it's because Danny's something of a hack and a drunk, and that they need the situation to seem ...
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Fictional biography of a mentally ill actress

I watched this movie way back in 2004 or 2005 .Its like a fictional biography of a movie actress+comedy+tragedy. The plot goes like this. The movie is about an actress's life.It shows how she goes ...
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TV Series about trolls that are guided by a talking cube

It aired on Australian TV's ABC Chanel in the 1990's as i remember i was in primary school at the time i saw it. there are these little people who i think are trolls (as a child to me kinda looked ...
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Animated Movie about fairies protecting their forest from loggers/evil

It's an animated movie and i think it's Disney (but they having re-release it yet) where a guy is shrunk down by these fairies and he starts to fall in love with one of them (the main heroine). in one ...
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What was supposed to be happening with the horsemen and the merry-go-round shown in the end?

In the movie 'Now you see me', what was supposed to be happening with all of the so-called Horsemen? What is that carousel mean to be? Is that a reference to something or does it have a meaning, or ...
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Why would owner agree to be on Hotel Hell?

Watched the Gordon Ramsay show "Hotel Hell" for the first time, and was amazed at how the entire 1-hour show revolved around pointing out the defects in the hotel owner's character: He was an ...
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Woman takes her fiance's identical twin to meet family

This movie is about a girl who has to go meet her significant others parents (I believe they are either married or engaged). Anyways on the day they are supposed to go meet them the husband gets an ...
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Movie about a boy and a dog

There is not much I remember about the movie, since I've seen it as a kid (15-20 years ago). I've seen it in a cinema, so it couldn't have been a TV series. It was about a boy and a dog. At the ...
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Truth in advertising; Fargo claims of being a true story [duplicate]

Isn't it against the law to blatantly lie to the viewing public? If the TV series Fargo is not true then why do they say it is?
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How much time did the technical part (motion capture) of the film Avatar consume?

I heard it took 11 years for the technical development for Avatar. Is this true, or is the story development included in this calculation. Can anybody confirm how long it took for the motion capture ...
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Awkward guy in Victoria's Secret

I'm trying to remember a movie/TV show where a guy goes into Victoria's Secret for a gift for his wife/girlfriend and acts really, really awkward. The man was relatively tall, a little chubby, but not ...
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Identify an actress from TV

Here's what I know. She was on an episode of Law and Order: SVU. In the episode, there were young girls being manipulated into sexual relations with a man whom they believed was their biological ...
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517 views

Identify this hollywood movie where a movie director makes a film based on a student's story

Nearly 5 years ago I watched Hollywood movie (I think in HBO/starmovies). This story is about a lazy student (looks like he's in the 5/6th standard) who didn't do any homework. So one day the ...
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572 views

Can the police lie to make a suspect confess?

In The Mentalist S6 Ep 17 "Silver Wings of Time" they construct an elaborate deception to trick the real killer into confessing. How realistic is this concept? Can the police actually lie and trick ...
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What is 'The Thing' the President talks about?

I some days ago saw this film White House Down and the president does "The thing" twice (during starting and ending of the film). What is "The Thing"? I actually missed the last scene before which ...
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Looking for a movie about a child-like alien?

I rented this movie (or rather my parents rented) from a local video store when I was a kid. It's either late seventies or an eighties movie and all I can remember is rather vague! There's this ...
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Anna Ramirez's fate In The Dark Knight

After Ramirez admits her role in Rachel's kidnapping in The Dark Knight, Dent flips the coin landing on the unscarred side and then knocks her out - she is then not mentioned again. What happened to ...
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Why did they wait until after the report?

In Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure toward the end of the film, the guys are trying to break the "historical figures" out of jail. They decide to steal Ted's dad's keys by waiting until after ...
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221 views

How was Kyle Reese sent by John Connor?

How was Kyle Reese sent by John Connor from the future in The Terminator when in fact Kyle Reese died even before John Connor was born?
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What happened during the adult scene in “300: Rise of an Empire”?

I've seen this movie 300: Rise of an Empire last night in theatres in our country and few scenes were removed as it has explicit content. I'm eager to know what happened during the scene. In the ...
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392 views

Looking to find an old horror movie (late 90's-early 2000-ish)

The story is about a girl who used to take care of her mother, then come back with her sister (I think?) and a team to this old manor house years later (I forgot why tho). Obviously this house is ...
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396 views

Horror movie or movie with short horror stories, where few, maybe four people enter some (abandoned?) mansion

And then they get separated and are looking for each other. Only thing beyond that I can remember is one scene, where one of the guys is like "hanging" under a green light bulb in empty room, it seems ...
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Cartoon/Anime with Avatar-Like Mech-Suits

It was during the same time that Zoids, Yu-gi-oh etc was out, so late 90's most likely hearly 2000's. It was about a team of people that had control of these mech-suits (like the ones in Avatar). They ...
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TV movie from early to mid 1980's?

A teenager is diagnosed with an extremely rare aging syndrome /disease. Not progeria, makes him get gray hair and wrinkles and look like a 60 year-old when he's 16. I think he takes a plane trip to ...
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British TV series about a dead man living with his mates

The main character was a black man and was killed in an accident, didn't want to die, Death (who really Diggs Sarah Michelle Gellar) gave mercy so the dude could go on living as a dead person. Only ...
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Why did Danny get shot at the end of American History X? [closed]

How did the 'smoke in the face' incident lead to Danny getting shot? Is this really grounds to kill someone?
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TV series about 'big cats'

I watched a multipart (5?) series on big cats that I remembered as 'The Big Cat Diaries'. Unfortunately searches on that term show no relevant hits. It was hosted by a sun-tanned South African gent. ...
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Why did the producers of Spiderman 3 not want Topher Grace on That 70's Show?

I've been watching That 70's Show for some years now. I've wondered why on season 8, Eric Forman (played by Topher Grace ) was not on the show. So I looked it up and I saw that during the 8th season, ...
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156 views

Why important characters from Mortal Kombat: Legacy season one doesn't appear in season 2?

In the web-series Mortal Kombat: Legacy, several important characters like Jax, Sonya Blade, Cyrax, Sektor and Kano not appear in season 2. What is the reason for removal of this many important ...
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258 views

VHS with mini shows, talking animals and a female narrator

I believe they're from the late '80s, early '90s. I watched it when I was about 2 (born in '89). I had it on a VHS but don't know if it was a TV show too. The episodes started with a female narrator ...
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Airmen of the World Unite

An old Orwellian style movie that was about recovering society after a great world war. I think the main rallying cry for the heroes was "Airmen of the World Unite". They would land in recovering ...
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Animals driving cars and rescuing others

I am trying to find a series I watched as a kid. I had a VHS in 90's that had animals driving cars and rescuing others, I think. I don't remember much about it. I think it was animals. They had their ...
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Significance of Sam Roger's dog references?

In 2011's Margin Call, what is the significance of the recurring references to Sam Roger's (Kevin Spacey) dog? Edit (fleshing out question): Does he have the dog put down? He does mention that it is ...
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505 views

Identify comedian's TV special in the late 1980s or early 1990s whose stage looked like the inside of his apartment

Please identify the comedian I saw on HBO or Showtime in the late 1980s or early 1990s whose stage looked like the inside of his apartment. He was supposed to be home writing for work and kept ...
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How was Daniel Lugo able to go to the Bahamas on a boat?

In the movie Pain & Gain, How was Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg) able to reach the Bahamas using only a boat? We can see clearly in the scene where the cops chase Lugo that he jumps into his boat ...
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Were Ninny and Idgie the same person?

In the movie Fried Green Tomatoes a story is told to an unhappy house wife about two women (Idgie and Ruth) and their adventures. The elderly woman telling the story is named Ninny Threadgoode. One of ...
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Identify older than 1995 sci-fi movie with an alien referred to as Xenomorph

I watched this as a teen, so it is probably dated before 1995. If I remember correctly, one of the initial scenes was set on a space-ship and there were some heavy vault-like doors. I believe some ...
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School boy's love story which doesn't have happy ending

I remember watching a movie where a school boy (may be around 13 year old) fall in love with a girl or similar age. Boy tries to charm her in many ways. In the middle of story they also became good ...
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TV show that has similar cartoons

I recently saw this commercial. Now, I remember as a kid(early to mid 80's), watching a TV show that had a cartoon character exactly like that. Just the whole art style of this commercial reminded ...
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439 views

In Ice Age 4, what's the significance of Scrat's bone disappearance?

In the Ice Age: Continental Drift movie, when Scrat dives into the sea with help of a large stone to get the acorn, his bones start disappearing as he goes down. Why does that happen?
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What role does Daniel's syndrome play in P.S. I Love You?

Throughout the movie P.S. I Love You Daniel has shown when he can be blunt, but this is not really balanced with any fondness in his character. The chemistry between Holly and Daniel seems ...
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What is the origin of “Darned if he knows how he got it, or what he's going to do with it”?

I'm searching for a movie quote from my childhood in the 80's and 90's. Something along the lines of: [Person being denigrated] is like a fish with a bicycle Darned if he knows how he got it ...
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Woman relaxing in a bathtub slowly getting caught by an alien form

I remember trembling and having bad dreams after watching this movie in the 90's. The aliens look like a small vegetable with tentacles and they hijack people, I can't recall the title and I saw a ...
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Who made Captain America's shield and where did the Vibranium come from?

From the Wikipedia article about Vibranium we know: It is most known for being used in the construction of Captain America's Shield, the vibranium was of an ultra-resilient vibranium-iron alloy ...
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What J. Michael Straczynski screenplay was this 2006 Marvel comic referring to?

In the letters section of the 2006 comic Captain America #22, there is this congratulation for J. Michael Straczynski about an upcoming movie he wrote (JMS was also a writer at Marvel at that time): ...
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Movie about deciding not to live in a dream like world

Can anyone tell me what this movie is. I watched the start of it years ago (90's / 2000) and would like to find it again so I can watch the full movie. I can only remember the start where there's a ...
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Why didn't Graff or Rackham lead the Second Fleet?

If the generals know so much about war, why did Ben Kingsley (Mazer Rackham) or Harrison Ford (General Graff) just fight the aliens? I understand that the younger generation would have a fresh ...
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Whats the name of the movie where a group of criminals have to kill each other for money/prize? [closed]

I've been looking for a movie I watched a few years ago. It was about a group of selected criminals/scammers that all got the same letter to meet at a house or a building I can't remember. Anyway they ...
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Is “Greek School” really a thing as portrayed in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”

At the end of the movie "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" it shows the protagonist sending her first child to Greek School to learn the language Is this actually common in the Greco-American community? ...

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