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I need the title of an old movie

In this movie, an english or american boy starts out in India, either as an orphan or in a home or something, and then goes to boarding school in his home country, and starts playing football. the ...
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Did the Ludovico technique work on Alex or was he just faking all the time?

While watching another Stanley Kubrick movie, this question about A Clockwork Orange popped up and has puzzled me since then: Is it possible that after Alex was released (or even during the ...
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In the movie “Identity”, did the murders really happen? [duplicate]

I realize this entire question is one big spoiler, so there's no way around it. I'm confused by the ending of Identity. Did those murders actually happen? Was John Cusack at the motel, or was it a ...
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What movie/TV show was this song in?

Link here (queued up to the right time because it is a full album). The song is Primavera en la Selva by Chicha Libre, off the album Sonido Amazonico. I'm nearly positive I've heard this song in a ...
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Is Gwyneth Paltrow’s head shown?

During the climax of the movie Seven, the audience is lead to believe that Mills’ wife, Tracy (Gwyneth Paltrow), has been killed and her head is in the box. At any point in any version of the ...
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Did Lucy travel time or was her mind imagining / portraying the views?

When Morgan Freeman pushed the 3 remaining bags of the CPH4 drug into Lucy, we saw her traveling through time (some steps of history from current world to big bang). Some of those events where ...
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Why was the body needed in Lucky Number Slevin?

Lucky Number Slevin is a fantastic genre bending movie with a strange blend of thriller-crime-humour. And it has an excellent twist which I won't reveal for those who have not seen it (but it is the ...
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Why the Tet imposes itself regular transmission cut-off?

In Oblivion, the Tet orbits the earth, and communicates with the towers with imposed regular transmission cutoff as a simple consequence of the Tet's being out of reach of direct radio communication. ...
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Why does Walt sell the Aztek for a mere $50?

In Breaking Bad episode Fifty-One (Season 5, Episode 4) Walt takes out a lease on a pair of cars for himself and Junior and sells the Pontiac Aztek for $50. I don't understand Walt's motivation to ...
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What is the origin of mimics in Edge of Tomorrow?

In the wiki for Edge of Tomorrow it's stated that The film takes place in the near future, where an alien race has invaded the Earth and defeated the world's military units. It's only telling ...
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unknown German TV broadcaster's LOGO [on hold]

does somebody know which German (maybe GDR) broadcaster had this logo?
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Who killed the co-pilot? and How?

In Non-Stop we saw that the copilot was killed from a dart like thing shot from a hole in the toilet wall. But who killed him and how did he get killed?
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Why is the connection between Hank and Marie and the colour purple?

In Breaking Bad, it is seen in a mass sense that Marie has the entire home decorated in as much purple as possible: (Best image I could find) What is the significance with this colour in ...
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Why did Walt tell Skyler he did that?

Why did Walt tell Skyler he killed Hank in Breaking Bad? Was Walt trying to send a message? Was he trying to protect Jack's men?
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Why does Walt leave his watch at the gas station?

In the Breaking Bad finale, 'Felina' Walt goes to this gas station where he uses a pay phone to obtain the address of Mr. and Mrs. Schwartz. After this he takes out his watch and places it on the pay ...
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Why did not the gang check the trunk of Walter's car on the last episode?

Why did not the gang check the trunk of Walter's car on the last episode of Breaking Bad? Well, they should have been cautious, knowing Walter White is very smart. They only checked what's in his ...
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Why did Walt change his mind about Jesse “handling” the stolen drug money?

In the Breaking Bad episode "Breakage" (S02E05) one of Jesse's dealers gets robbed by some junkies. When Walt comes to know this, he gives Jesse a gun and urges him to "handle it" in order for them ...
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College Drama Movie - identification

I watched this film about a decade ago and only remember a few details so I will be truly astounded if someone can identify this movie for me. It takes place on a college campus. There is one scene ...
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Sci fi movie: Present changes due to killing a butterfly in pre-history

I saw this movie about 10 years ago. Traveling back in time a group of people visiting a prehistoric time period, one of the group catches/ kills a butterfly. after returning to present time the world ...
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How much in Taken 2 was actually filmed in Istanbul?

In Taken 2, the characters end up in Istanbul. In the film we end up seeing quite a bit of a market and surrounding buildings. Were any of the scenes actually filmed in Istanbul? If so, which ones? ...
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Why did Atom indicate that he could understand Max at the beginning of Real Steel?

In the movie Real Steel, a boy named Max salvages an obsolete sparring robot called Atom and, with the help of his father and the father's mechanic/girlfriend, restores it to working condition. ...
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Animated TV movie: group of kids getting lost in house cellar

I'm Trying to remember/identify a TV movie that was airing in the 80s, about a group of kids who get lost after... (foggy memory) following a pet or some other animal into a hole in their cellar. In ...
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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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Cartoon about two people hunting supervillains?

It was all really gross. It was about a teenage boy and girl, I don't remember correctly but I think they were twins. They hunted supervillains, and sometimes monsters. I don't remember much other ...
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Why is Bobby Munson's cut different than everyone else's?

Did they ever explain in the TV series Sons Of Anarchy why Bobby Munson's cut (his gang jacket) has a border around the shoulders? There's a white pattern around what would be his sleeves (if it ...
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What do Hans and Anna mean when they Jinx each other in “Love Is an Open Door”?

I'm used to the word jinx referring to bringing bad luck on someone, which would be out of character for Hans and Anna to openly do to each other. So I'm guessing that jinx in this context is slang ...
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80's rape/revenge flick

It's an 80's movie that I saw a long time ago on VHS. The main character is a dark haired woman who works as a TV anchor. She is kidnapped in the parking lot by a group of thugs in a van and taken ...
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What is the main theme in Breaking bad?

Like millions others I am also a huge fan of Breaking Bad. Recently I was telling someone about this show who has not watched it and I was asked "What is the theme?" This question puzzled me and I got ...
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Is Firefly/Serenity related to the game series Mass Effect

I've played through all 3 Mass Effect games and now I'm watching Firefly. I noticed that Jayne (the mercenary) wears a "Blue Sun" muscle shirt and in Mass Effect, the Blue Suns are a mercenary ...
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Movie about a female devil arguing with a man on a red carpet

I don't really remember much of this film, I only have a vague scene in mind. It was about a guy who made a pact with the (female) devil. The scene I remember is when they are both at some event, on ...
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What is the significance of Walt Whitman to a broader understanding of Breaking Bad?

Beware: spoilers for Breaking Bad season 5 below. These are the facts as I understand them: Leaves of Grass is a compendium of poems by Walt Whitman, an American influenced by Transcendentalism ...
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Injured girl who can turn into a swan

I am trying to recall a movie where there is young guy who is going through a forest and comes across a girl who seems very weak and is bleeding. He brings her home and finds out that she transforms ...
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What are some examples of Walt and Jesse taking on attributes of the foils that they kill? [duplicate]

In Breaking Bad Walt seems to take on attributes of the foils that he kills. For instance: After Walt kills Crazy 8, he starts cutting the crust off of sandwiches. After Walt kills Gus, he starts ...
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What personality traits did Walt pick up from his enemies?

I've noticed that, throughout Breaking Bad, Walt picks up certain attributes from everyone that he kills, e.g. Gus' ruthlessness and one-step-ahead approach, Krazy-8's ability to manipulate people, ...
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Creature attacking people in a shack

Looking for a movie I saw a preview of a few years back. If I remember right there were people out west in an old house or shack fighting off this creature in the middle of nowhere, don't think it was ...
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1answer
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Who's singing yellow at the end of “the judge”?

I recognize the ending song of The Judge is "yellow" from Coldplay. But apparently it is a covered version. Who is the singer?
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Seeking complete list of music in Yorkshire TV Heartbeat

While Heartbeat is good watching, what makes it for me is the music. Even the short snatches they play take me back to my youth. I am aware of the CD, but that barely scratches the surface. I ...
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Why is President Walker so gullible?

In the last episode of season 2 of House of Cards, President Walker goes to Camp David amidst the looming fate of impeachment. By then, Frank Underwood and him already have a fallout, and the ...
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What is the laser sound in the tunnel?

In Dr. No when James Bond escapes his cell (through the electric fence) he is in a tunnel, climbing down, when suddenly there's what sounds like a laser (it sounded like a Sonar signal) He looks up, ...
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Symbols of Borgman

I've read that Borgman is full of Biblical symbols. Not being well educated in this area, I am lookong for someone to explain the symbols appearing in Borgman to me.
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Did Frank Underwood mean for the bill to fail?

In "House of Cards", Frank Underwood wants some energy bill to pass, but his wife is pressured by SandCorp into undermining him and getting two representatives to vote against the bill, which is a ...
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Identify an old Chinese movie

Hi guys my friend asks me a question. He wants the title of an old Chinese/ Japanese film. A father and son are shown. son has a lover. Father lusts for the son's lover. There is a nude scene of the ...
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Is the poem in the Oculus trailer an original poem?

This trailer for the 2013 film Oculus contains the following poem: See the mirror hanging there Face of silver, frame of black Oculus of glass, I stare I can feel you staring back I hear your voice, ...
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Which film has the most direct sequels/prequels?

With the recent news that Disney has bought LucasFilm and plans to make at least 3 new films in the Star Wars series, that would make 9 films in total (presumably all linked story-wise). Would this ...
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Group of teenage girls at a boarding school have this club to try to help other girls from commiting suicide

I'm racking my brain. This new girl comes tothis boarding school and is accepted by a group of about 4 or 5 other girls who have this club type thing to help girls at their school from committing ...
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Girl and her uncle find a killer in an abandoned house

I watched a movie about a girl who moves in with her uncle and goes for a jog and sees someone in an abandoned house, soon after she explores it to find a killer inside!
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What is the song that Lupin plays at the end?

What is the song Lupin plays at the end of Prisoner of Azkaban, when he's resigning, not the one with the boggart? I already know the boggart scene one, it is Hot Liquorice by Dick Walters, but I am ...
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How does Charlie deduce Myra is Mrs Kieslowski?

In Seven Psychopaths Charlie (Woody Harrelson) comes to the hospital to find Mrs Kieslowski. He finds a patient- who we know is Myra Kieslowski- but wrongly assumes that because she is black it cannot ...
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Aliens arrive to stop a hybrid child who has telekinetic powers

I've got a random memory of a science fiction film from either the late 80s or early 90s. It's a fairly sketch memory but a few key points stick out: Aliens (that look human) travel to earth to stop ...
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Why did Walter tell Lydia what he did to her?

At the end of the very last episode of Breaking Bad, Walter picks up Todd's phone and answers Lydia's call. He tells her that he poisoned her with ricin. Why did he do that? Knowing that she'd been ...

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