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Name the movie in which Godzilla, A Giant Bird, and a Robo are involved

I saw a movie in 2005 (but it was older than that) in which in the beginning, Godzilla and a Giant bird fight each other. The bird disappears for a while, then Godzilla enters a city and starts ...
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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 Holder use the term 'habibi'?

In the American version of The Killing, detective Stephen Holder is seen using the term habibi several times when talking to his sister and his nephew, Habibi is an Arabic term of endearment widely ...
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Old Game show in which contestants named ingredients

I recall a Food Channel Network type show from a bunch of years ago (10? more?) It was a game show with the standard question/answer rounds about food trivia. One round might even have involved naming ...
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Movie about two sisters living in poverty

I Watched this movie years ago and i can't remember the name. It was about two sisters who grew up in poverty conditions. I remember they would cut themselves on the lips I think with a can. I ...
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Adventure - Cartoon Series Name - Hero & talking rabbit on adventurous journey

Did anybody remember the following cartoon series? It's about the adventure of a man, a talking rabbit (not Alice in Wonderland rabbit) who tries to protect his village against an evil demon. There ...
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Name of soundtrack from New Girl s3e13?

In New Girl season 3 episode 13, Nick makes a surprise birthday video for Jess. I want to know which soundtrack is playing in the background of the video. Thanks in advance.
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Late 80's - early to mid 90's thriller

This movie takes place in a desert like, dry hot sandy place in I guess America or Australia. I'm pretty sure it's America. There is one scene where a hot young girl is being seduced by a local ...
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Boats in Philadelphia Story

Why do Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant spend so much time talking about boats in The Philadelphia Story? I understand that the True Love, their yacht, is a metaphor for their relationship. What ...
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Were the colorless camera shots done on purpose?

During the 2014 version of Robocop there were some short camera shots where I noticed an extensive lack of color in the image (nearly to the feeled degree of black-and-white when compared to the rest ...
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Why didn't the bomb detonate earlier?

During the beginning of the 2014 version of Robocop Alex Murphy is severly injured by a car bomb when he is forced to check his car at home after the car's alarm system activates at night. But this ...
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A film that features creation of physical objects and creatures through body and arm gestures?

The movie takes place "in the near future" and the plot of this movie involves a small team of 5-6 people that have to infiltrate a base or a country (evil of course). The leaders won't send an army ...
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Couple moving into new apartment, where previous family were killed

The film opens with a man unpacking the contents of a house. A couple have moved into a duplex in which the previous family were killed. The man is wanting to explore whether the duplex is haunted or ...
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A woman prostituting herself for free

Basically a woman gives anyone one hour to do whatever they want with her for free. I think her sister(?) keeps watching out for her in the movie. At the end of the movie her sister(?) finds her in a ...
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Looking for a film with a certain piece of music in it

This is a hard one, possibly - as again I can remember very little about the film. It was an American film and probably made in the 1980s or 1990s. I was pretty sure that the lead actress was Drew ...
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Numbers on the wall in Cuba in “Guys and Dolls” film

In the 1955 film version of Guys and Dolls, there is a series of scenes which take place in Cuba. One of the odd features of this sequence is a series of four digit numbers on the various walls ...
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What did Edith/Sydney whisper into Irwin's ear?

What did Edith/Sydney whisper in Irwin's ear when she barged into the meeting at the casino?
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How long did it take Ahmed to learn the Norse language?

One thing I always wonder when watching The 13th Warrior is, how Ahmed learns the Norse language so fast. While I for myself could make some sense out of certain words, it must be significantly harder ...
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Captions in Mexican TV Commercials

Watching Mexican TV channels like Televisa and TVAzteca, you'll notice that many TV commercials have captions at the bottom of the screen with what appear to read as cautionary messages. Snack ...
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Movie where teens created cottage-village on Christmas

Some guy hired several teens to organize cottage-village in some snowy place. I remember only one scene, where car's engine broke and this guy opens it and looks into it. And here comes real bear and ...
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Guy is put on a pentagram for a purification ritual by old “priest” and blonde girlfriend

I remember very little, I watched the movie around 2008, but I am pretty sure it is from the mid 90s. The scene I recall shows a black haired guy who is kept lying over a pentagram, with candles all ...
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Why name Bob after Robert Mapplethorpe in Bottle Rocket?

In Bottle Rocket, Robert Musgrave's character is named Bob Mapplethorpe after the infamous photographer, Robert Mapplethorpe. Why did Wes Anderson or Owen Wilson choose this particular name? Were ...
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What is the original occurrence of this specific memory-loss / amnesia plot?

I am not searching for a specific movie I have seen, hence the question may be vague or a little off-topic (hopefully not too far). I am searching for the original movie (or source, maybe even in ...
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Little girl wishes to ride hot air balloon / mom died of cancer

Girl's mom dies of cancer. Her husband is left a single parent struggling to balance work and family. Her dad was what I remember a construction worker building houses. At the end of the movie her dad ...
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Alien invasion and a town surrounded by an invisible barrier

I remember seeing a movie on TV several times and it may have been a "made for TV" movie. Roughly between 1994 and '98 give or take a couple of years. Seeing Stephen King's new "Under the Dome" ...
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How did the bullet lodged in his brain affect Bazil in Micmacs?

In Micmacs, Bazil is the protagonist of the story, initially a Tarantino-like video store clerk, and later the mastermind of a revenge plot. One of the reasons for his quest for revenge is the fact ...
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What is the problem with powering the Mark 42 suit?

In Iron Man 3, Tony Stark has a problem powering the Mark 42 suit. There is a key scene where he has a panic attack because the young boy says the suit is not charging. There is also a scene where ...
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Teacher who is a vampire turns two of his students into vampires too

This may have been an indie film, but it was really good! It starts with a teacher being a vampire and somehow turns two of his students into vampires too. Before that the two kids went to a morgue. ...
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Man with a knife up his sleeve in a hotel lobby

This movie may have been a 80's, 90's, or 2000's movie. The scene had a man in a hotel lobby where all of a sudden, his sleeve has a knife in it and he throws it at the goons. In another scene there ...
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Princess and her band of fairies search for prince

Can anyone help me identify the name of this animated movie? It involved a man and woman (I want to say one was a prince or princess), in the opening scene running away from a dragon and were ...
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Why the subterfuge by Salino?

In The Sting, Loretta Salino, Lonnegan's assassin, masquerades as a waitress in a diner in order to get close to Hooker. Why the need for all the subterfuge? Considering how easily she herself was ...
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Why does Dormer hesitate to sign Ellie's report?

During the course of Insomnia Ellie is given the task of investigating the death of Det. Eckhart, who is supposed to have been shot by the killer, but who we know was shot by his partner Det. Dormer. ...
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How accurate is the depiction of the KGB?

The movie Commander Hamilton (orig.: Hamilton) seems to be set roughly at the time it was produced (1998), due to its use of cell phones and Russia instead of the Soviet Union, as well as the ...
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Israeli guards transferring mentally ill Palestinian prisoners at night

Years ago I watched a film on SBS (an Australian television channel that tends to focus on multicultural and world films and programs). The plot, from what I can remember, was about Israeli guards ...
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Significance of the Magnificent Seven reference in The Nest

At the beginning of The Nest (org.: Nid de guêpes), when Santino's crew drives in their car to prepare the robbery, Santino and Nasser start whistling the title melody of The Magnificent Seven and the ...
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What is the meaning of the belly button?

In the beginning of the film The Nines Ryan Reynolds' character gets out of the shower and freaks out because he does not have a belly button. This, of course, is later explained being that he's not ...
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Young girl meets her biological father after the death of her mother

All I can remember is that a young girl finds out, after the death of her mother, that her father is not her "biological father" and she has to go meet her "biological father" because he wants her to ...
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Why doesn't the guy in jail recognize Walter?

Why do the "supposed" killer not recognize Walter when he went to jail to talk to him? After that scene we later see that Walter went to college with him and they make eye contact at one point. So, ...
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What was the actual narrative structure in Moebius by Kim Ki Duk?

I've recently seen the last Kim Ki Duk movie Moebius and I feel I didn't quite get the narrative structure. I thought the whole film was pretty linear but the last scene, where you find out made ...
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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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What does the automaton symbolise?

The Best Offer includes a lot of symbolism revolving around the automaton that plays an important role in the film. Besides the automaton itself, there are a lot of gears and pieces of clockwork. Then ...
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How did Shilo know the real reason Nathan was working for Rotti?

In Repo the Genetic Opera at the very end of the film on stage, Rotti, Shilo, and Nathan are all finally confronting each other, and Rotti tells Shilo that Nathan is the one that has been making her ...
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What movie are they watching in “Playing for Keeps”?

In Playing for Keeps, George (Gerard Butler) and his boy are watching a monster movie on TV. Can anyone identify what movie this is?
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What cartoon had a group of special forces who could go undetected by such things as radar?

I am looking for the name of a cartoon from the early 90s (I think). It probably only lasted a few episodes. The premise was a special fighting force was put together. One of the members had invented ...
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Where does the girlfriend work?

In Man of Tai Chi, where exactly does Tiger's girlfriend work? I'm guessing that it's some kind of a government office possibly dealing with "historical preservation". But do we know what department ...
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Animated film for adults with funny bathroom scene

This was an crudely-ish animated film around the early 90s. Had swearing and adult themes. I remember a tiny red ball that gave the beholder unlimited strength. The bad general of the film had the ...
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Were the direct references to Die Hard and Under Siege made on purpose?

While Olympus Has Fallen was in its main theme and overall plot quite similar to many action movies of that kind, there were two particular scenes that I understood as direct references to two genre ...
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End of Ame Agaru

I just watched Ame Agaru (aka After the Rain) and I don't really understand the end of the film. The Lord of the fief was supposed to catch Misawa, to accept him as Master-of-Arms. But he didn't! The ...
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How did Wynn know what happened to Meyerhold in Cube Zero?

In Cube Zero, when Wynn finally catches up to Rains, he overhears the following conversation between Haskell and Rains. Rains: Don't come near me. Haskell: I was protecting us. Rains: You ...
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Black sphere had to be killed before the spaceship could leave

This movie had a railroad crossing thing that I think hypnotized and one guy fell through a crust covering a crater. Also at the end, a guy stepped inside a black sphere that was keeping the ship ...

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