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How close is Masters of Sex to the actual events?

Masters of Sex tells the Story of the research team consisting of William Masters and Virginia Johnson researching sexuality in the 1950s. The persons really existed as well as their study, so I ...
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Did Trevor Reznik really go to the amusement park?

In The Machinist, we see Trevor Reznik go to the amusement park with Maria (the waitress) and Nicholas (her son). Trevor and Nicholas go on the Route 666 ride, and Nicholas has an epileptic fit. ...
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Why was it “The Sacrifice”?

In Valhalla Rising, the final chapter (IIRC, Chap IV) is titled "The Sacrifice." This is one of the few things I've not been able to figure out on my own, for sure. Why was the chapter called that? I ...
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Name of the movie where two black women are kidnapped, one stabbed in stomach and cut in half

When I was a kid, there was a movie on late at night that I watched and shouldn't have. In the plot, two black women have been kidnapped (I think) or forced to go on the run with two black guys. ...
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Is Breacher wearing a European style necktie to point to Schwarzenegger's heritage?

In Sabotage (2014) the character Breacher, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, is shown wearing a European style necktie, i.e. the stripes showing positive diagonals when seen by others ( // , see here). ...
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Why does Malkina go to the church and try to confess?

In the movie The Counselor, Malkina shows up to a Catholic church and tries to get the priest to let her confess her sins. She taunts him. We understand from the previous scene that Malkina is not ...
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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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Does Jane Kaczmarek actually whistle in “Mrs. Tri-County”?

In the finale to season 6 of Malcolm in the Middle, Lois whistles impressively on stage. I can't seem to find a credit for who actually did the whistling: was it recorded (and from whom), or does the ...
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An early 2000's action movie set in wilderness

Genre: Action, martial arts Language: English (US, 95% sure) Movie seen in between: 2000 - 2004 Aired on: Star Movies (India) Characters description: Three characters who play major roles in the ...
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Need to identify name of (obscure?) 90s movie with shootout at gas station/convenience store at the end

Could I get some help identifying this American movie from my childhood? I'm pretty sure it was made at the latest in the 90s. I recall seeing it on late night TV and I can barely remember it, but it ...
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A movie about a Soviet(?) ballet composer?

I'm looking for this movie, but I barely remember it. It seemed to be from the 2000's and I'm not sure but I think it wasn't in English. It was a very cute film, about an ageing Soviet composer ...
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movie where the guy steals a car with a driver in it and goes back to the hood?

I saw this movie a long time ago, so maybe it was made in the 1990s or early 2000-2007, or earlier. In it the guy steals a car, with a driver in it takes him back to where he is from. The carjacker ...
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English tv programme about the origins of words and idioms

Does anyone remember a series of programmes, I think around the year 2000, on UK TV about the origins of English words and idioms? They focused each programme on a different aspect of society, for ...
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90s or 80s kids detective movie

There was a movie my mom used to rent for me from Blockbusters in the early 90s and I can't remember the name of the movie. What I remember is below: not a major motion picture kids played adult ...
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What was this (American) movie with a “Sound of Music” type theme?

There were only two children, and the heroine was their governess (or something similar). The (American) father was originally middle class but had gotten immensely wealthy selling "space" for ...
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Movie about a man who escapes from being hung and is reincarnated

This is and old movie I am looking for. I don't remember the name of it. It starts out with a terrier dog laying on a rug an starts to tell his story. A man is hung but escapes with the help of his ...
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British B&W comedy with a slang language

Brit comedy in black & white, Alec Guiness era and maybe one of his, featuring a slang language called perhaps 'gobbledygook'. The term for "goodbye" was "goodly-byload." What film is this, ...
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90's comedy about bad boy dating girl, father wants her to date someone from work

This is a movie from the 90's. A comedy. I can't remember anyone in it but I remember the story line pretty well. It's about a young girl who is dating a rough and tough kind of bad boy and her ...
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1930's BW Movie about Vaudeville actors who work as servants

A 1930's movie where a Vaudeville actor gets hired as a butler and discovers the household staff is corrupt (stealing money from the family). The cook scams by buying cheap groceries and reporting a ...
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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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Woman having visions about Christ's crucifixtion

The movie is about a woman goes into a church and asks the father if she can light up the candles. This woman is having these visions of Christ as if she was there when Jesus Christ died. At the end ...
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Why does the mugger that Finch pays off react this way?

This is about the 2nd last scene in season 4 episode 6 of Person of Interest, where Finch is paying off the mugger. I understand why the mugger is agitated at Finch given the umbrella takedown, but ...
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Why not use the wyrms to win?

When the Battle of the Five Armies begins, and Dáin arrives with an army of dwarfs to do battle, we see Azog has been using giant wyrms, which he refers to as "earth eaters" earlier in the film, to ...
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Man has his memory wiped because of a JFK conspiracy

I saw this movie some time ago possibly as much as 10 years ago and I may be confusing some scenes with more than one movie, but anyway here's what I remember: A guy is taken away to a mental ...
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Jack lying to the citizens of Halloween Town?

In "The Nightmare Before Christmas," when Jack is trying to explain Christmas to the citizens of Halloween Town, he ends up lying to them about "Sandy Claws" being a malevolent being. He does this to ...
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Babies choose their parents before coming to the earth

Babies choose their parents before coming to the earth (or they are being chosen by someone to come to the earth.). I think they could watch the lives of people on earth before choosing them as ...
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Are the stunts staged or spontaneous?

Through the years of watching Jack-Ass, I've always wondered about some of the stunts they do. A few come to mind When one of the guys goes into a hardware store to...use one of their display ...
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Looking for animated short film “More” on excess consumption from the 1970s

The film was very short, maybe 2 minutes, showing first an infant who had a thought bubble after it emptied its bottle with the word "More", then showing the child grown with a pile of toys and ...
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Why did Ben manipulate Locke into not entering the code?

In Season 2, Ben (as fake Henry Gale) was trying to manipulate Locke into not entering the code into the computer in the Swan Station. This was made clear in particular when Ben told Locke that never ...
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Quote from what movie? “I suggest you rethink your strategy!”

I am trying to recall what movie this scene was in. The movie takes place in a military academy (Taps, The Blue & The Grey, etc.). The scene is one of the barracks. The main character is a cadet ...
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How does the Basilisk roam around Hogwarts?

In the movie Harry Potter and The Chamber Of Secrets, and of course in the book, Hermione Granger states: The Basilisk travels around Hogwarts through pipes. Now this snake is huge, almost 50 ...
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TV Movie (Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color?) about abuse of child convicts in the late 1800s

1960's Color TV movie about the cruel treatment of children by the US legal system in the late 1800s or early 1900s. Might have been an episode of Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color. Memorable ...
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Killer living in strangers' homes

Like the title says, I am looking for a movie, where a guy is living in strangers homes in a way that they don't notice him. After some days he will then kill them at night with a utility knife. ...
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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 was the Chinese man's role in the attempt to kill Bill the Butcher?

What was the Chinese man's role in the plot to kill Bill the Butcher in Gangs of New York? There are various scenes where Amsterdam is talking to the Chinese man in charge of the venue where the ...
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man messes with mob and gets his guts cut out by surgeon

This is an old, black and white American film. In final scenes the main character, a man in 30s, returns home to his lady. As I recall correctly he wearing a suit and has no hat. Apparently he was ...
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Who put the Ojibwe phrase on the board at Tony's hospital room?

During the first chapters of The Sopranos season 6, there is a mysterious Ojibwe saying on the board at Tony's room which says: Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great ...
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Style of shooting where common activities are filmed as if they were epic

I am trying to identify a cinematic style where a common activity is filmed as if it was way more epic than it really is (usually with a comedic intent). As an example: a guy could be just drinking ...
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Says “bada bing” while killing mob boss, betrayed by lover

I watched part of a movie on TV in 2007 or 2008, where the lead character was a typical clever, independent, master-of-all-trades, living-away-from-society-in-woods guy who carried out tasks like ...
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Cartoon about 2 (or 3..) Villages, and a large, road-building machine

I have been wondering about a cartoon I THINK I saw as a kid. It must have been produced in or before the middle 80's, as that was when I must have seen it, and it was in TV in Germany. I vaguley ...
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Movie about a guy killed with a car jack

I'm looking for a movie which was released probably before 2002. It involves an overweight man who gets his head smashed with a car jack. In the beginning there is a scene where the guy's wife is ...
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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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Who translated the book “The Lady With a Little Dog” used in movie “The Reader”?

I found the Anton Chekov story "The Lady With the Dog", which is translated by Constance Garnett. It does not match with the story read by Michael in the movie "The Reader". Can anyone tell me who ...
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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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Forrest Gump v.s. Glenn Cunningham - any relation?

I just recently learned the story of Glenn Cunningham from Chicken Soup for the Soul, a book written by Mark Hansen and Jack Canfield. Cunningham's creative-will story moves me to tears. Q: Have ...
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A late 80's or an early 90's biker movie

While watching this movie "Under the skin", there's this scene of a biker on a highway like this, The above picture reminds me of a movie I've watched in VCR in early 90's probably this movie ...
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Why is the phone ringing?

in Phantoms (1998) we discover the phones are out of order when Lisa and Jennifer find the maid, dead on the floor. When the girls head to the police station, it's confirmed the phone are not working. ...
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Gays at classical music concert, then listen to hi-fi

I've seen this in mid 2000s and it was a new release, probably a major Hollywood production. There was probably a minor subplot, showing a mature man listening to classical music at a concert hall ...
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No Kick In Higher Level means they're stuck

How can the group exit out of the first level? Was there a sedative timer in the plane that wakes them up? If that's the case it ruins the point of the story: Eames says that "He's sitting this one ...
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Late 70s - early 80s film about woman being stalked

I´m looking for the title of a film or TV movie aired in the late 70s or early 80s about a woman who moves to an apartment and begins to be stalked by a stranger who lives in the opposite building and ...

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