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What are the reasons behind the shorter Italian version of Cool Hand Luke?

I might have seen Cool Hand Luke, as a kid for the first time on Italian TV, probably when I was 10-12 years old (so we're talking about 1984-86) when the movie was already a classic (although in the ...
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(Fantasy/Kids/Horror?) movie/TV show involving kids going to a faerie realm

This has been bothering me for years... I remember this scene so vividly, and I keep thinking it was from a movie. Although it might have been from a TV show. Or I might have dreamt the thing. In any ...
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Why does Heroes show inconsistent versions of the same scene

I've noticed on Heroes that when they start off from a scene they showed on the previous episode that the scene is slightly different, like it's another shooting of the same scene, or maybe just a ...
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Short film where a boy is forced to shoot down toys

I'm trying to find a short movie I saw in a high-school class room in the L.A. area in the summer of 1973. It was shown in a summer school social studies class in which I was student teaching to ...
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Identify this asian police/detective movie

Okay, so.. I watched this movie about 5-6 years ago. The story was about a cop who was dedicated on catching some very powerful criminal boss. The cop had an unprofessional shaggy looking partner. ...
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Does Starling City have active subway or not?

In Arrow season 1 episode 18 Salvation, we learn that Starling City doesn't currently have a subway, it used to, but it's now abandoned. The tracks of the old subway were used by a villain in that ...
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British TV-movie, 1980s, Indian/Pakistani girl and white boy teen-couple, dinner, flashing

I'm looking for a British TV(?)-movie I saw on Norwegian TV while I went to junior-high - so that'd be between 1987 and 1990... it may have been a few years older (guess five tops). It's about the ...
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Identify surreal foreign (Dutch?) dialogue-less film

I saw this film in the early 90s (likely 1992-1994) on Film International on TVOntario (basically a Canadian public broadcasting TV station). Film International basically showed foreign films every ...
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Scary movie I watched about 2004: woman with dark hair, stalker who drives crazily

It was about 2004, I think it was fairly new at the time but not sure, could have been 90's or early 00's. All I remember was a lady with dark hair met a guy and he drove her home and he was driving ...
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Help find mistaken identity movie

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie where a maid working for rich people tries on homeowners' clothes upstairs, after the owners leave, and right before a robbery downstairs. Something in the ...
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What's that movie with a guy hiding in a jacuzzi while being chased?

It was from the late 2000s or so. The jacuzzi had a naked lady bathing in it. I want to know her name. Details: I watched this movie at my house in 2007 or so. It was a DVD rental brought home by ...
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When are dialect coaches brought in?

When are dialect coaches hired for actors, and who typically makes the decision? I've seen serious movies where stars attempt to emulate an accent with grating incompetence. And now I've seen the ...
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What was the original plan?

At the ending of Man on a Ledge, Nick Casidy is able to prove his innocence by showing publicly that the bad guy still has the diamond in his possession, which proves that Nick never stole it. This ...
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Are Matt LeBlanc's financial troubles a caricature of Nicolas Cage?

In the Showtime/BBC series Episodes, Matt LeBlanc plays himself. In the latest season (Season 4), a key plot point involves Matt facing financial problems along with overdue taxes. I couldn't help ...
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Wachowski trademarks?

We all know the Wachowskis perfected the now famous Bullet Time in the movie The Matrix. We also know they are on the cusp with the technology they utilize. Are there any production/filming techniques ...
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What was the matter with the woman in the bathroom?

During the beginning of The Defector (orig.: L'espion) Prof. Bower enters his hotel room and surprises a naked woman that is taking a bath in his bathroom. She excuses herself and says that she's ...
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Significance of Whiplash's presence in the very last scene of “The Unit”

At the very last scene of the TV show "The Unit", when all of the crew is in the chapel for Grey's wedding (except Col. Ryan,) you can see "Whiplash" in the back looking remorsefully at "Redcap". My ...
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Why do Dragon Ball Z telecasts always stop mid-season in India?

Dragon Ball Z was telecasting on Cartoon Network India from many years. Previously it stopped telecasting it in the middle of season 1. Then it disappeared for years and then repeated telecast till ...
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Why doesn't Aman's wife come back the last time?

In the movie Survive Style 5+, Aman's wife comes back as a revengeful ghost every time he kills her. But when she is killed the second time by the hit man, she doesn't come back. What is the ...
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Fat guy fed repeatedly with luxurious food

I am trying to locate a scene I've seen many years ago. In this scene a pretty obese dude is visiting a thin, shrew-looking man, and they are sitting across from each other at a table. The thin man ...
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Why does a character talk to the back of another character?

This seems to be commonplace in action TV series in movies: our hero talks to the villain, there is some exposition and instead of facing each other as civilised people tend to do, the villain will ...
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Did Sean Gullette actually trepan himself in Pi (1998)?

In the final scene of Pi, we see the character depicted by Sean Gullette put a drill directly to a tumorous bulge on his head. There's a noticeable blood splatter and the character doesn't flinch. In ...
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Why is the name 'Batman' avoided in the Dawn of Justice?

Strangely the name 'Batman' is almost never mentioned in the Dawn of Justice movie (except the title). The characters use other names such as 'the dark one' or so when they are talking about him. Why ...
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Is Director Vance actually another person?

In the 6th season of NCIS, we come across an episode (Knockout), where Tyler Owens, a boxer and a friend of Director Vance, is found dead. Vance starts leading the investigation, and Gibbs become more ...
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Please identify alien horror survival trash movie (probably “suitable” for kids)

There was this disturbing movie about aliens I saw when I was a kid. I'm not sure, how old I was, maybe around 10 (born 1980). Here's everything I remember: There are aliens which are, IIRC partly ...
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Is this scene from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. essentially a realistic depiction of a fight scene?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 3 episode 15, Spacetime, there's a scene in which a bunch of agents are essentially rehearsing a big fight. It features Agent May very obviously pulling her punches ...
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Is there a specific flag that should be raised when filming a boat scene with a pirate flag flying?

Since flying a pirate flag in open waters would likely attract a "shoot first and ask questions later" response, I was wondering if there is a maritime flag that should be flown when you are using a ...
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Why does Tyler Durden leave the Narrator taking his suitcase?

In the movie Fight Club, Tyler Durden leaves the Narrator taking his suitcase while the narrator was asleep. My question is not about the car crash, it's about the scene that comes after the car ...
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Stuck identifying a movie with an unconcious man in a cave with woman grieving over him

I have seen a movie about twice that I recall and can't remember the name of it. I have looked through google and other places that might of helped but nothing has popped up. The film I remember I ...
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What is the comedic short film about men brushing their teeth outside, the main actor looks eerily familiar to Stephen Merchant

I have been searching high and low for a short film I watched late one night. I didn't write down the name of it unfortunately. It starts of with a man brushing his teeth outside while balancing on a ...
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A kinda sci-fi and action movie where some people have barcodes in their eyes

So, I watched this movie while on a bus. I think it is kinda new based on its vfx. These are some stuff I remembered: The protagonists are two guys, one is red-haired, white-skinned, and the other ...
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Name this TV show with a fat policeman with beret

I'm seeking to identify a TV show I vaguely remember from my childhood. It might be 10 years old or older, I have no idea now. I don't know the country of production because I watched it dubbed to my ...
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90s/2000s film with 2 protagonists visiting a hospital then attacked by villain, and the villain and one protagonist fight in boiler room

US movie. I think it was made for a theatrical release Story Point: 2 of the protagonists (both male) visit a hospital and go to a morgue and examine the body of an old woman (one scene I remember ...
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Is the trial at the end of S11E07 a reference to a previous episode?

The It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "McPoyle vs. Ponderosa: The Trial of the Century" (S11E07) ends with the judge dismissing the whole case and calling in the particpants of the next trial: ...
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Identify a movie/tv show where a janitor/custodian fights a jacked blonde dude

I watched this movie or TV show episode in early 2000's. I don't remember that much, but there was a muscular, blond, (and possibly superhuman), bad guy who tries to take over some kind of a ...
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How does the medpod perform the abortion correctly if it is configured for male use?

In Prometheus, after figuring something bad is going on within her, Shaw goes to the medpod which earlier in the movie was described as "configured for male body" by Vickers . If that is the case ...
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Movie about a son who asks his father to pretend to be his son for the weekend

In this film, a guy finds out that his wife is pregnant. He he wants to test his abilities to be a father, so he asks his father to pretend he is his son - and here comes the revenge time. I recall ...
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Australian TV Series from 70s - Journalist Revived, political future thriller

I'm pretty sure this was only shown on Australian TV. A journalist or political trouble-maker is revived (from cryo?) after decades and becomes involved in the somewhat fascist future government. He ...
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Was the “American Symphony” played in real-time?

At the end of Mr Holland's Opus, the eponymous Mr Holland is invited onto the stage to conduct the Premiere performance of his "An American Symphony". Is this song ...
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What was this family adventure film about two kids who travel to Africa to live with their father?

This movie I watched many years ago was a family film in which two kids traveled to Africa from the USA to live with their father for several months who was stationed there for a purpose. I recall ...
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80s/90s martial arts movie where a character trapped in a shield wall has his feet cut off

I think the movie was made in China. I think this version of the movie that I watched was an English dub. Three characters that I remember the most are a chubby looking kid (I'll just call him ...
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What is the significance of the ape movies in X-Files S10E02: Founder's Mutation

In The X-Files Season 10 Episode 02 titled "Founder's Mutation" there are two movies seen being played on the television at different moments. One is in the hospital maternity ward and is a scene from ...
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How did Thomas Aquinas know which man Satan inhabited?

The movie End of Days from 1999 features Satan inhabiting the body of a man portrayed by Gabriel Byrne. Thomas Aquinas is a priest sent by the Vatican to protect a girl prophesied to be the mother of ...
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A mother takes her children to a buffalo farm

This movie was from around 2004 or 2005 (English/Hollywood). There was a main protagonist, although I can't remember what he looked like. But there was this other lady (single parent) she had a kid ...
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How does this studio(?) hiearchy work

In the beginning of every Hollywood movie, I can see like 3-5 studios(?) being listed with their logos (animated of course). How does this work? Why are there so many?
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Pirate movie with a female lead who eats an octopus

I'm looking for a pirate movie with a female protagonist. I thought it was Pirates of the caribbean II, but after checking it is not. In the film, the female protagonist is pranked by the crew to eat ...
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Why do so many movies still use the Wilhelm scream?

Why do so many movies still use the Wilhelm scream? Is it sort of a running joke throughout cinema? It seems like you could find thousands of other audio files of screams. The Wilhelm scream is a ...
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Woman imagines seeing old man lying in a bed

Which movie or TV series is this? A couple arrive at a house (their new home or a holiday retreat). The woman (A) goes into a bedroom, and to her surprise find an old man lying in a bed, and by the ...
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Did Yitzhak become a new Hedwig?

Near the end of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Hedwig removes her wig and hands it to Yitzhak, who eventually realizes that Hedwig wants him to wear (as opposed to wanting Yitzhak to put it back on ...
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Ocean-themed animation TV show with a “digital” intro

This has bugged me for years! I'm hoping to find again a TV show that I saw in the late 90s / early 2000s. Some features of it I remember: The protagonist is a young adolescent female, possibly a ...

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