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I think I missed something in 'It Follows'

There is a scene in It Follows where Jay drives to the sea and looks at 3 men in a boat. She enters the water and, in the next scene, is crying as she drives home. I assumed she had swum out and had ...
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a parent, who may be a poet dies, and children(?) go through a manuscript

In this movie (possibly international*), an old parent (probably a father) dies (or is dying) and somewhat estranged children (grown adults) come to deal with the situation. The parent had been a ...
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Ending of Eden Lake

I just watched the movie Eden Lake (2008). It has a very sad and disturbing ending. The bad guy who killed Steve and also burned Adam alive for his disobedience doesn't get any punishment but the lady ...
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Movie with a terrorist group named “black panthers”

I see this movie 20 years ago on regional TV. WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD There is a black policeman who investigates a terrorist action committed by a sort of "black panther" group. A friend of this ...
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What is Bromantic comedy genre means?

I heard that writing a bromantic comedy is the trendy buisness in many parts of the world including India. But what is Bromantic??
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Movie about an unsuspected killer

I have seen this movie in early 2000's. I think it was made in late 90's. Color, Hollywood, English. The plot begins with the protagonist driving a car. At some point, he gets captured by some ...
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In what film is a girl in a garden maze swallowed by a snake?

For years I've hoped to find someone who can remember this film. Here's what I remember: A young girl is running (possibly disoriented) through what I believe was a garden maze. The girl is ...
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Why didn't Julian tell Danny the truth about his last job?

At the end of The Matador Julian asks Danny for help with a last job he needs to do in order to be free and not get killed by his boss, to which Danny reluctantly agrees. But then after it's done he ...
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Asian movie about female living in house with only squared objects?

I'm trying to find either a Chinese or Korean movie where the main female character lives in a house with squared shaped objects: i.e. square CDs, rectangular soda cans, square oranges, and so on... ...
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How did Harrison know the Enterprise had warp core issues?

Just curious if there's any info on this issue in Star Trek: Into Darkness since it wasn't explained in the movie. How did Khan know that the Enterprise warp core had problems? Was there some ...
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Ultimate fate of Captain Hook in 1991's Hook movie?

In the 1991 movie Hook (starring Robin Williams), what was the ultimate fate of Captain Hook? I know he was swallowed by the stuffed crocodile, but still, this was just a stuffed crocodile. It didn't ...
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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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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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What was the first movie to feature a person sit on a toilet?

Psycho directed by Alfred Hitchcock have a scene where a person is flushing a toilet. This fact provided some shock effect, since toilets were virtually never seen in American cinema in the 1960s. ...
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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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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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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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Utopia realistic shootings

I am currently watching the British series Utopia and I a was curious if someone knew or could point to a reference on how do they make those ultra realistic shootings and deaths.
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What is the deal with Elle's and Budd's accents?

In the conversation just before Budd is bitten by the black mamba, Elle Driver and Budd speak with distinctly different accents: at least twice in a couple of minutes they clearly pronounce one 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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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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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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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 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 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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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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90's or 80's movie about a kid who meets a female motorcyclist

In a scene, it is night and a boy is alone (I think he's in a restaurant or something like that), and this girl offers to take him home on her motorcycle. She tells him that if he wants, he could ...
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Looking for movie title seen on TV around 2007

So I am looking for the title of a movie I have only seen a tiny little bit of. I saw two scenes: The first scene (which I think was the opening scene) took place in a rather small bathroom with a ...
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Why would Caleb write code with comments?

In ExMachina, towards the end of the movie, we see Caleb hacking the system of the building to reverse the door mechanisim, and if you pause the movie at the right time, you could see that he is ...
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Female Athlete tries to seduce her coach

It's probably from the 1980s, but I remember the coach's wife had written a kinky book and when people found out about, some of the female students supposed the coach to have been the inspiration. One ...
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Film about two rival gangs and a man called “the man of death”

I don't know many details about this movie but I will try: Is a movie about a gang of "good boys" who meet a gang of bad boys, armed and violent. The bad boys attack the good boys but the good boys ...
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90's movie identification of horror/thriller

I watched this movie as a child back in the day, but can only remember one scene. There's a white male in a cheapish hotel room, wearing some sort of gas-mask/protective gear. He is filling up eggs ...
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A horror movie about an immortal boy in a village and number 8

I cannot recall the name of a movie here are some scenes and information i can remember. The movie is centered around the number 8, 9 people goes to a village for holiday where a clan has tried some ...
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Help! Need title of British 1970s crime movie

I watched this movie in the mid 1990s, on British Terrestrial TV. It was a crime film, shot in the style of The Sweeney (It was not The Sweeney). It was in colour, and slightly grainy. Basic plot, ...
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Was Margot Having an Affair with Eli?

The Wikipedia Article on The Royal Tenenbaums claims that Margot and Eli were having an affair, but I find this somewhat difficult to believe. Other than the one scene in which Eli leaves Margot's ...
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Captain on his motorcycle got a speed-ticket

This one will be tough. I'm looking for a U.S. movie. I don't remember when it came out. But cell-phones and automatic speed camera where not really a thing at this time (see below). So roughly ...
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Martial arts film with a forest fight and lethal fingers

Can’t figure out the title of an old martial arts film maybe from the 70s or 80s… There was a guy, who was ordered (perhaps by his master or a high official) to find and recruit three famous ...
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50s or 60s movie where a country girl teaches a city boy about love

Back in the 80s (I think it was), I saw a sweet romantic movie on TV. It was in color, set in USA or possibly Canada, back in the 50s or maybe early 60s. A young lady from a farm or small town ends ...
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TV-Show (maybe Movie) where four fathers/forefathers was a plot point

I'm looking for a TV Show, possibly a movie. Unfortunately I remember very little about it, not even if it was live action or animated. The one thing I do remember is that there was a plot point ...
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A weapon burns a bus of nuns?

I know this will sound sadistic, but when I was a kid, I saw a scene of a movie or show that I cannot forget. Descriptions may be vague. It took place on a beach with near-by cliffs at daytime. It ...
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Why do the sheep in the movie “Babe” have a password?

In the movie "Babe", the pig protagonist learns a secret "password" ("Baa Ram Ewe... Baa Ram Ewe...") that enables him to gain the trust of some sheep in a sheep-dog competition. Ignoring for a ...
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What was Joss Whedon's budget for Much Ado About Nothing?

Joss Whedon has been quoted "Whatever you're thinking, it's less", but has anyone placed a specific dollar figure on the budget of his Much Ado About Nothing? If not, can someone here make a ...
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Is Heath Ledger seen in the restaurant scene in The Dark Knight?

Any one observe this? It's interesting to see Heath Ledger in the restaurant .. Is that really Heath Ledger in the restaurant scene in The Dark Knight?
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Movie with black vigilantes

The movie is about a black vigilante gang who start to clean the ghetto from pushers, prostitution pimps and so on. I remember only two scenes. The first: A man of the gang tells to other man, ...
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How does ADR work?

How does ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement) work? There's an entry in Wikipedia that says what it is (essentially actors dubbing their lines in post production, sometimes requiring several takes) ...
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What was the two guys' relationship in the suits?

In Snowpiercer there were two guys in suits (the one in the blue suit, and the one in the grey suit, one was young and one was old). In the beginning, the one in the blue suit was lying on the guy ...
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Why the two guys are so much determined in killing the Korean girl?

In Snowpiercer the two men who were wearing suits (one in the blue suit with black hair, and one in the grey with white hair), they both really wanted to kill the Korean girl, Why?
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Movie with a drug dealer chasing his brother and wife

I saw this movie 20 years ago, on a regional TV. I remember only few scenes, there are two brothers, one is a honest man, the other is a drug dealer who sells heroin for a gang. One day he gives (of ...
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Early 2000s Animax show with a boy wearing only a dirty vest?

Does someone remember an anime show that was broadcast on Animax around 2004. It featured a boy who used to wear only a dirty vest and there was a war, something like this. Does it ring a bell?

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