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30 views

Where and why is the Royal Coat of Arms in the title sequence of 30Rock

During the opening title sequence of 30Rock we see various images around Rockerfeller Plaza including NBC studios and the building itself, there is a shot which looks identical to the Royal Coat of ...
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1answer
117 views

Artificial Intelligence

I'm searching for a movie about an artificial intelligence that took over a building, it tried to crack a code and kidnapped someone's daughter. I think the father was the programmer. later in that ...
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10answers
53k views

OK so what the hell happened at the end of Birdman?

Birdman is a very innovative movie. The cinematography alone is brilliant, capturing the spirit behind the scenes at a Broadway Theatre. And the screenplay seems, in part, an interesting view of ...
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4answers
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Why did Dr. Manhattan choose the hydrogen atom for the symbol on his forehead?

In the alternate versions of Watchmen, when Dr. Manhattan's is forced to choose a symbol, he made one on his forehead representing a hydrogen atom. Why did he choose this symbol? How does it relate ...
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127 views

Obscure movie about orphans forced to work in mill/factory

This movie has bugged me for years, I watched it on television a couple times (perhaps Disney channel but perhaps HBO) in the very early 90's. I was a young child and it sort of disturbed me. I ...
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1answer
50 views

80's TV episode (maybe 70's rerun) with a helicopter and grenades

I have this obscure memory of this TV show I saw when I was a kid. In the episode, there were 2 guys in a helicopter and they were dropping grenades, but the grenades were exploding before they hit ...
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47 views

film with Lance Henriksen that happens in winter

Quite a while ago (circa 1997) I saw a thriller with Lance Henriksen (possibly). There were 4 separate stories where the characters got connected somehow in the end. The name had something like "Hot ...
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2answers
483 views

Movie with a tiny winged prince, swamp frogs, and heavy snow

Out of nowhere i suddenly have this vague memory of an animated movie i watched as a child (i was born 93 so the 90's but it might have been an old tape). This is what i can recall so far: There were ...
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4answers
3k views

Why did Walt suspect Krazy 8 of hiding a shard of the broken plate?

In S01E03 of Breaking Bad, why did Walt suspect Krazy 8 of hiding a shard of the broken plate? What made him suspicious, sort through the garbage, and put together all the broken pieces of the plate ...
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8answers
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Did the White Walkers spare Sam?

In S02E10 of Game of Thrones, Sam hides behind a rock when the White Walkers walk by. One mounted White Walker seems to look directly into Sam’s eyes. After that the White Walker screams and all of ...
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106 views

Horror movie with teenagers tormented by a summoned demon

The film starts off with 4 or 5 students that try communicating with the dead. One of them uses a hand held camera and this "demon" comes through and picks up one girl and pulls her into the darkness. ...
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Black comedy mini-series with bloody shootings in public toilet

Black comedy mini-series (several episodes) about mafia/gansters. I've watched it in the 90's. Most probably in colour. I don't remember the language spoken, but my guess would be that the show was ...
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1answer
629 views

Did Robert Redford name the Sundance Film Festival after the character he played?

Redford portrays 'The Sundance Kid' in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, which is one of his more famous roles. The movie came out in 1969. He co-founded the Sundance film festival in 1978. Did he ...
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37 views

TV series similar to Battlestar Galactica [duplicate]

I am looking for TV series that like Battlestar Galactica or The lost, are about human and life and deep in concept. I like movies that raise lots of questions and perhaps some remain unanswered. Can ...
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0answers
183 views

What was Oldman spinning around in?

In The Best Offer, Virgil Oldman is finally shown tied to a device and spinning around. This is presumably occurring in the loony-bin. What is this device? Does this event actually occur or does it ...
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51 views

Movie about deaf couple [on hold]

I am trying to find a movie about a deaf couple. I think the story just shows various phases of the relationship. In one scene the boy serenades the girl with a song, singing it in sign language. I ...
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4answers
7k views

The Quiet Earth conclusion analysis

The conclusion of The Quiet Earth (1985) has Zac pushing the explosive detonator button just as the sun experiences its "effect" probably from the distortion of time and space. (See the finale ...
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3answers
2k views

Where, how, and why does Lecter follow Dr Chilton at the end of the movie?

At the end of movie, Dr Lecter calls Clarice at her convocation day at FBI. From which place does he call Clarice? And how did he know that Dr. Chilton was going to be there? What makes him follow Dr ...
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1answer
51 views

Looking for name of a 2010-ish comedy featuring skydiving at a bachelor party.

I am trying to find the name of a movie that I saw a few years back, probably 2010 - 2012 on hbo, showtime or starz. I can only remember bits of information, hoping someone here can recognize it and ...
3
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0answers
54 views

Ultimate fate of Captain Hook in 1991's Hook movie?

In the 1991 movie Hook (starring Robin Williams), what was the ultimate fate of Captain Hook? I know he was swallowed by the stuffed crocodile, but still, this was just a stuffed crocodile. It didn't ...
2
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0answers
41 views

Which movie has a man followed by a villain from one TV show to another? [duplicate]

It was from the eighties or nineties, and the man gets into the TV and escapes from one show to another. In each show, he has to find the remote to get away from the villain and his minions. I ...
2
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1answer
108 views

Ending of Mr. Nobody

A simple question. At the end of Mr. Nobody Nemo decided to abandon both parents, how is it possible that he met Anna in the future? I can't figure out how he could've met Anna since Anna will be ...
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2answers
1k views

Did cats have magical powers in Batman Returns?

In Tim Burton's Batman Returns, Max Shreck throws Selena out a high story window where she plunges to the ground. It's not quite clear to me if she dies upon landing or just knocking at death's door. ...
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0answers
41 views

When did Sullivan exactly realize who the undercover guy (DiCaprio) was?

When does he find out in the movie? Is it when he says on the phone: "So it is you. Thank God you're all right. We were very worried." And how exactly does he know it's Costigan? Sorry, I've watched ...
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1answer
168 views

In the movie “Sleepers”, what exactly does King Benny do?

Bruno Kirby makes a point of telling the story of how King Benny waited 8 years to seek revenge on an assailant in his younger years. By the time Shakes goes to work for King Benny, he's an old man. ...
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0answers
69 views
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What happened to President Walker's immunity?

When Claire was talking to the woman during the campaign, we heard that the woman said, "like when he pardoned Walker and the other guy, the rich one" I understand why he pardoned Tusk, but why would ...
2
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1answer
23 views

What country are the text pranksters supposed to be from?

In Community Season 6 Episode 3, some unknown schoolkids are kidding the principal into thinking he has Jeff Winger's mobile number and that he's texting him. The Schoolkids look Oriental but what ...
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2answers
4k views

How much money did Charlie Harper have?

This is quite tricky to figure out, and I am not looking for a specific number, but for a approximation. As you know, Charlie (nearly) always had a lot of money to spend, but a few hints suggest that ...
15
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7answers
23k views

Why does Wolverine still have Adamantium claws in X-Men: Days of Future Past?

On the future scenes of Days of Future Past Wolverine's adamantium claws can be seen (they even appear on the movie's poster). But towards the end of the The Wolverine, I remember those claws were cut ...
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1answer
80 views

I'm trying to find a B/W sci fi movie

I remember that two men and a woman were picked up by a space ship. They were in a room that was lined with boxes, somewhat like post office boxes. They figured out how to open them and found useful ...
3
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2answers
189 views

How did they know 10 million dollars were taken?

In the movie Sabotage they steal 10 million dollars from the 200 million dollars and Arnold blows the money up. So how do the investigators know 10 million were stolen in the next scene when the ...
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1answer
3k views

Why do TV shows take frequent breaks during a season?

I notice this more when watching American shows - but for example, the Canadian show "Continuum" skipped a week after only four episodes in the current season. This is something I have seen frequently ...
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1answer
166 views

What are the differences between the 138min and 131min versions of Christiane F.?

Recently I realized that there are some differences in the runtime of Christiane F. In IMDB there are two runtimes. One is 138min and another is 131min. And they said that the 131min version is a ...
8
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1answer
179 views

Movie where stranded people kill (but not eat) a person to survive famine

I've seen this movie between 2006 and 2007 on cable TV. I am not sure but the protagonist could be Robin Williams . In the movie, a group of people are struggling to survive famine. And they come up ...
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0answers
23 views

Is there a Jet Li film that uses Pavane by Gabriel Faure?

I'm sure I watched a film of Jet Li's that used Pavane by Faure in on of the fight scenes. I thought out was Fong Said Yuk 1&2 but I can't seem to find the scene? I looked on IMDB to see the ...
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1answer
51 views

What is that movie/tv show where a duo is planning to rob bank yet it is work [on hold]

One of the duo instead suggested to go everyday to a company and just do their job, that they need to earn the company's trust, so the company will put money to their bank account every month, that ...
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1answer
27 views

What happened to William Giles?

In the TV series Oz, the character William Giles was put on death row, requested death by stoning, which lead to a new law by the state. He was last seen in the beginning of Season 5, where he won a ...
7
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14answers
25k views

Who is James in “The Double (2013)”?

I saw the movie The Double this morning, a very strange movie. I didn't understand the exact plot of the movie. I've read the plot in IMDB and Wikipedia too, but I don't get it. Can somebody explain ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Who really owns the pocket watch, Richard or Elise?

Who really owns the pocket watch in the movie Somewhere in Time? In the beginning of the movie the old Elise (Jane Seymour) gives the pocket watch to Richard (Christopher Reeve) asking him to come ...
5
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1answer
47 views

Why didn't Dwight ever suspect Creed of something nefarious?

I know this is a comedy, but Creed said and did very suspicious things throughout the series. He also made allusions to a shady history. Shouldn't have Dwight fixated on Creed as he did with nearly ...
0
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3answers
85 views

Cant remember title of movie simliar to journey to the center of the earth

Im trying to remember the name of a movie I saw a few years back. It might be from the 90s or the 2000s. It was one of those journey to the center of the earth copies but there was a ship of some ...
8
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1answer
495 views

Post-apocalyptic survivors and shredded paper as currency

There was this series which I saw during the 90s in which there are 4 to 8 survivors after a nuclear war. the survivors consisted of elderly as well as young people. This is all I remember about the ...
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1answer
424 views

Big Fat Quiz of the 90s background character identification

On the background to Alan & Phil's team on Big Fat Quiz of the 90s, who was the woman to the left of Liam Gallagher? (Far left of picture)
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4answers
2k views

Cartoon similar to Transformers, with two gangs, good and bad

I was born in 90's, and I used to watch Cartoon Network. I have been trying to identify a show for the past 3 years, but I have not yet found it. It was a bit like a Transformers style, but not ...
2
votes
1answer
266 views

In which episode do all Marvel heroes team up to fight Galactus?

I am trying to identify a crossover episode from some 90's Marvel animated series where Galactus comes to earth because he is becoming weak and needs to feed and one of his heralds is creating ...
4
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2answers
865 views

1990s TV series featuring underwater habitat and girl with the ability to breathe underwater?

I'm trying to find the details of a TV show that was aired on British Morning Television in the mid to late 1990s. I vaguely remember it being Australian, but that could simply be due to the number ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Cartoon with dinosaur named Scott

There was a cartoon (probably around 1990) with a dinosaur named "Scott" (or something like this). He had his purpose to reach the green valley. Although he didn't manage too, he was happy because he ...
3
votes
1answer
213 views

90s TV Show, Suave Private-Eye Like Character Possibly Named Connie

This show would have aired in the early 90s, featuring a male suave main character that solved problems (similar to the sub-plots on Burn Notice). I believe the character had a feminine name (maybe ...
2
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4answers
413 views

Movie/TV show based around time and clocks involving kids

So I'm remembering that ages ago (probably in the early to mid 90's) I was watching either a TV show or a movie. It involved children/teenagers moving into a different world/alternate reality that was ...

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