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Black & White Animated Cartoon with War Between Mice and Cats

Can anyone identify an old black & white cartoon featuring a war between mice and cats. It would be similar to Fifth Column Mouse, but it would have come first. Scenes would include mice in ...
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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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Has the denouement of Limitless been retconned?

In the closing scenes of Limitless, Bradley Cooper's character Eddie Morra reveals that However, in the TV show of the same name, Morra suggests to Brian Finch that Even if he was lying to ...
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Has the length of action scenes changed over time?

It could just be me getting older but I feel like action movies these days have action scenes that just go on for an eternity. (I don't know what's wrong with me but sometimes I just want the ...
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Has Hypnotoad ever been shown to hypnotize robots?

According to the Futurama Wiki: Hypnotoad is a large toad-like creature that has large oscillating multicolored eyes and emits a droning hum. His eyes glow all the time. The toad apparently uses ...
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Why was Reddington looking for the girl?

Over the course of the first season of The Blacklist, we see Reddington looking for clues about a girl whom we may assume to be his daughter. Most notably, we see him remove one photograph from the ...
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Movie where a strong man punches the bonnet of a car

In this film or TV series two man are threatening the "good guy". It is a cold day and they are at a beach. To impress him, one of them punches the hood/bonnet of his car, leaving a large dent. The ...
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Does Adrien Brody's Character in “Restaurant” (1998) Use the N-Word?

Towards the end of the 1998 movie "Restaurant" (imdb, a good NYT review) with Adrien Brody, his character Chris is having an altercation evolving into a fight with a young black co-worker (played, I ...
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Sex-driven movie that involves an assault on a girl against a chain-link fence and a sheriff being shot in the back by a mob

I watched this movie in February of 1995 (I remember that I was at All-State Choir that year in Kentucky). The movie was in English on the hotel's TV and was probably Cinemax or the like (they never ...
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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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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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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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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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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 there two separate versions of Hugo Stiglitz's background in Inglorious Basterds?

I've seen Inglourious Basterds a few times. I recall that the Samuel L. Jackson voice over which gave a background of Hugo Stiglitz went like this As a German enlisted man, he managed to kill ...
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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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References to Voyager 1 / Cassini photographs?

Voyager - a famous interstellar mission - produced pictures after passing Saturn. To me it seems too much of a coincidence that a shot in the film Interstellar featuring a distant shot of the space ...
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Sopranos: Mergers & Acquisitions - Devil's Advocate Homage?

There is a scene in the episode of The Sopranos, called "Mergers and Acquisitions" where Valentina La Paz gets up after having sex with Tony Sopranos. The positioning of her body with regards to the ...
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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 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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What is the meaning of the butterfly?

In the movie The Door (org.: Die Tür) there are repeated ocurrances of a butterfly. First of all David's daughter Leonie wants to go catching butterflies when her father doesn't have time for her and ...
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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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First appearance of the walk down a black hallway with evenly spaced circles of light?

What is the first film or television show to employ this trope: character walks away down a blackened hallway with overhead light fixtures creating evenly spaced circles of light on the floor? In ...
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Blindspot Anagram Clues

I read this article a while back that said that from episode 11 to episode 23 of blindspot the titles of the episodes will be anagrams with a hidden message. (Previous titles were anagrams too but ...
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Was Boomhauer really a Texas Ranger?

On one of the final episodes of King of the Hill, Boomerhaur's occupation, which was never previously discussed (other than being a ladies' man who sometimes had benefactors) was possibly revealed as ...
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Female fight scene from a movie or TV show, 1979 or 1980

This is probably a tough one but it never hurts to ask. One night in High School (10th-11th), lateish, probably shortly after midnight, maybe 11:30 PM. I turned on the TV for a few minutes, regular ...
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Movie from the 90s, probably the end of the world or something like that

I really have poor recollection of this movie, I watched it as a kid, I think it was filmed in the 90s, probably in English. I think it would be a miracle if anyone would identify it, but lets try. ...
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Is the Reimagined Battlestar a reboot or a sequel to the Original Battlestar?

The Reimagined Battlestar started as a remake, or reboot (no real difference) to the original Battlestar Galactica. Due to changes in audience expectations, it was grittier, more realistic than the ...
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What is the meaning of the coin in Fear the Walking Dead S02E06

In the sixth episode of the second season of Fear The Walking Dead "Sicut Cervus" He says to Ofelia: "I'm begging you, give it to my mother... please." Ofelia asks Daniel what it is, Daniel says ...
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80s scifi-drama about a robot having a key for himself and jumping off a cliff

I'm looking for a movie from the 80s or maybe earlier. I would guess that is not a movie from the cinema, maybe it was a direct for TV movie. No known actors by me were in the movie, It's a serious ...
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Can amputated limbs be portrayed without computer graphics?

When a character in the plot is supposed to lose their limb(s), how does that special effect get portrayed without the use of computer graphics? For example, Rust and Bone.
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Why is Catwoman so blonde all of a sudden in Gotham S02?

In Gotham TV series, Catwoman is a poor girl and a small thief. She used to have not so blonde hair. But all of a sudden she is a blonde with straight hair rather then curls in S02E20. This ...
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Why would Cotton Hill buy shin jelly?

On The Final Shinshult episode of King of the Hill Col. Hill says that he was out buying shin jelly (without a license) when he was pulled over. If his shins were blown off by the Tojos who were ...
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Political movie that I can't remember the title

I watched the movie back in africa like in 1997. At the beginning of the movie a man who in fact is a political exile in America walks down the street of New York and enters a building. He is the ...
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Why did Paul Reubens use a pseudonym for Flight of the Navigator?

In the 1986 film Flight of the Navigator, the ship's computer REX is voiced by Paul Reubens. Reubens was not credited by name, but rather under the pseudonym "Paul Mall". Why is Reubens credited as ...
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What was Cotton Hill's job in the military?

I understand that Cotton Hill from King of the Hill killed 50 men, but what was his actual job in the military? Army infantry?
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What movie does this quote comes from? “The first cut is not the deepest …”

'The first cut is not the deepest. The first cut is nothing. You can spit in my face once or twice, and it is nothing. You can take something away from me, and I can learn to live without it. but ...
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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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Non-English SBS Film about a couple making porn

In Australia SBS was known to air what was commonly thought to be porn programs late at night but now-a-days that doesn't seem to be the case and I have started to question how this has been the case. ...

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