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Indian movie about a woman who get attacked in her face by alligators

I have seen this movie in 1989 or around that. The movie is about a husband and wife with a child. The husband tries to get rid of his wife by throwing her off a boat into the river which has live ...
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232 views

Does Bollywood title their movies using the Latin alphabet or the Devanagari alphabet?

A coworker recommended a movie, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. I had thought that spelling it in Latin might have been a kindness to me. However, it is very easily googled with that string, and I see ...
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51 views

Multiple stories, one character is named “Pink”

What is the name of this movie? It's an Asian movie, there are 3 stories, the first is a girl with a cast on her leg, she's browsing the internet and then she noticed a funeral outside. Second is ...
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58 views

What is this movie about a prisoner kept in a cave with a bull and an old man?

I watched this movie when I was a little child, around 2004 but I believe it came out before then. I remember a little bit of the movie. There was a prisoner who get thrown into a cave where a bull ...
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Does the Super Sentai and Power Rangers franchises have a unified timeline? If not, is it possible?

The Power Rangers franchise is similar but not the same as the Super Sentai franchise; while they have many similar aspects, the former was actually derived from the latter; and the latter had also ...
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Question about Rachel Posner and Doug Stamper

Why did Doug Stamper murder Rachel Posner? And why was Frank Underwood pleased with this? What did she know about Frank?
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675 views

House of Cards season 3 release policy

Are all of the episodes for a season of "House of Cards" released on the same date, i.e., Feb 27th, 2015 for season 3? If not, how many episodes of the season have been released already? Were the ...
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353 views

Impractical jokers ever gotten into serious trouble?

Have the guys from the show Impractical Jokers gotten into any major trouble because of the nature of their show? Eg: have they been physically assaulted or has anyone thrown a law suit on them?
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153 views

What is the name of this movie about sleeping and death?

The thing I remember most is this saying in the film "When you fall in your dream, you die in real life". The protagonist is a patient in some kind of hospital. In the last scene (or near the end, ...
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143 views

Legal implications of shooting a movie along a public sidewalk with dozens of people

In a lot of movies and TV shows, there will be a scene where an actor will be walking along a busy sidewalk, and there will be dozens of people behind them, and perhaps even one or two people coming ...
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144 views

A 90s film with where the hero falls off a building and doesn't get hurt

I'm looking for a movie I saw in the 90s, maybe early 2000s. From what I remember the atmosphere of the film it's an American movvie, also, I think that the main character is played by Tim Robbins. ...
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112 views

Has any highly successful, non (comic) book movie had a sequel that wasn't directed by the original director? [closed]

There are many examples of movies which are considered screwed up by the original director: The Matrix 2/3, Speed 2, Star Wars 1-3, Godfather 3, etc. This got me thinking - has any highly successful ...
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185 views

Drummer is called 3 hours earlier on day 1 band rehearsals in Whiplash

Why does Terence Fletcher (JK Simmons) call Andrew (Miles Teller) 3 hours early on the first day of rehearsal in the band? In the movie they show Andrew rushing to the rehearsal room thinking he is ...
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936 views

Movie with an escape necessitating organ removal scene?

American movie, from maybe 6 or 7 years ago? As for the genre, I would say "very near future sci-fi" like The Island. I only remember the end of the movie where the two protagonists (a man and a ...
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1answer
150 views

Why is Frank shooting against Jackie in the election debate?

In House of Cards, S03E11, Frank attacks Jackie (that her step-children go to privat school). This seems to be without any logical reason. Jackie has proven herself to be loyal as she was attacking ...
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175 views

Exactly why doesnt Voldemort have a nose?

I was wondering why the Dark Lord from the Harry Potter series has a very different appearance. The bald head, white skin and of course the nose. He has slits for nose. Is there an explanation to his ...
4
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1answer
172 views

Identify TV series with supernatural elements

I was stuck and standing on a very crowded train when I observed a seated passenger watching what I presume was a TV series on an iPad. It seemed intriguing, so i'd like to work out what it was. The ...
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114 views

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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1answer
108 views

On the plane, what exactly is Lucy doing with her computers?

In the movie 'Lucy', When Lucy is on the plane, she does something to her )(two) laptop computers, typing with both hands. What exactly are those things she wrote? Is this an existing (real life) way ...
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1answer
119 views

Russian movie - man gets stuck forever in small village (70s? 80?)

That must be a hard one... I remember having watched a movie which must be from Russia, eventually from the 70s or 80s. A bald man with mustache is travelling and the car gets broken. He goes to ...
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138 views

Are there differences in the ways/rationales that movies cast real persons to play “themselves?”

One situation is when the movie features a famous person, especially with a relatively small part. I have a recollection of (former Secretary of State) Henry Kissinger in such a role. This is what I ...
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What was the point of Marie's shoplifting

It always seemed to me that Marie's shop lifting was an arc in Breaking Bad that the writers abandoned. So why was Marie's shop lifting arc abandoned after the third season or so? How did the stealing ...
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2answers
454 views

Why the character name “Johnny Utah”?

Lately watching this incredibly inspiring film Whiplash (2014), I've heard this name "Johnny Utah" in the movie. When Andrew Neiman was late for the competition, he tries to convince Fletcher for ...
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1answer
98 views

Identify a TV series: factual, about body language, broadcast in the UK, around 2010

I'm looking for a TV series about body language that I really enjoyed. These are the facts I remember: Broadcast by Channel 4 (so the audience is the UK) There were 3 presenters: an older white ...
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1answer
824 views

East Europe (Poland?) dystopic, post-apocalyptic movie from the 70'-'80s

This is an old movie (about '70s-'80s) from East Europe (possibly Poland). The main characters are two men (I think they were hibernated or something): they find themselves in this post-apocalyptic ...
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Was Fenton Mikes planning the actions FBI agent in Frailty (2001)?

This movie is one of my personal best and must re-watch list. But I keep wondering how Fenton planned the execution of the FBI agent from the get-go. You see he happens to be a sheriff somehow and ...
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1answer
452 views

Why is Ragnar Lothbrok almost always smiling?

In Vikings, i see Ragnar smiling a lot, like always without a reason, sometimes it being really inappropriate. Is there a particular reason for this behavior?
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82 views

Who recorded “The West Wing Theme”?

There are many sources saying it was composed by W. G. Snuffy Walden, but who actually recorded the version used in the show (both in the title sequence for every episode and occasionally within an ...
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3answers
216 views

Why is it that in the movie Cinderella the horse is transformed into the driver?

I loved seeing the movie Cinderella but I am confused about why the fairy God mother changed the horse to a carriage driver? Isn't the horse strong enough?
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334 views

Why did Walter White change his mind about chemotherapy?

In a family meeting during the early episodes of Breaking Bad, Walter clearly exposes his reasons and firm decision not to undergo the chemotherapy. Why does he change his mind afterwards? Is it ...
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36 views

What happened to Behrooz on “24”"

Whatever happened to Behrooz Araz, the unwitiing son of the terrorist couple in Season 4 of the TV Series "24"? Last I remember, the bad guys had kidnapped him and then we never heard from his ...
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1answer
159 views

How does a movie get animals to “like” a character?

Suppose there is a movie in which the heroine is liked a lot by animals (as a means of foreshadowing how lovable she is to people). Would they use an actress or actor that is naturally well-liked by ...
2
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0answers
112 views

What does Viktor Navorski say to Milodragovich in Bulgarian?

In the movie The Terminal, during the scene where a Russian man is not allowed to take the medicine, assumed to be for his ailing father, without an MPL. What does Viktor Navorski say to ...
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1answer
321 views

Why is there an asteroid scene at the beginning and at the end of Birdman?

Why is there is an asteroid scene at the beginning and at the end of the movie Birdman? Did that asteroid strike Riggan and give him the power to fly?
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1answer
202 views

Wolverine in the river at the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past

Wolverine had been in the river for a full day before he was dredged up by Striker. He can regenerate, but how does he come back from the dead?
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218 views

Early '90s horror/thriller movie/tv show - guy's head and arm trapped by closing electric car window

From a young age, early nineties, I've always remembered quite vividly a couple of scenes from what I 'think' was a movie (I was young so could have made it up although that's unlikely as it scared ...
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47 views

House of Cards American flag [duplicate]

Why is the American flag featured upside down and mirrored with no stars on the logo for the Netflix series House of Cards?
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211 views

Super 8 questions

Ok, I have a question about Super 8. In a scene toward the end, Donny lets Joe drive his car because he is too stoned. During the next scene we see a tank fire, along with other shots being ...
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1answer
256 views

Guy has a dream with premonitions that come true

I have seen this old movie (black and white, Arabic language, Egyptian accent) back in 1998 (but the movie must have been made before 1970) The plot begins when a little boy sees his mother in a ...
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1answer
966 views

Please identify this horror movie about ghosts that only attack in the dark

I remember watching an movie when I was younger, at least a good 7 years, it was about this family who moved into an haunted house (of course) but the ghosts were different, they could only attack in ...
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1answer
99 views

What was Billy's goal for becoming a cop and going undercover?

In The Departed, Billy Costigan he was very intelligent and could have been anything he wanted to be, but he chose to become a state trooper. Why? What was his goal for becoming a cop and going ...
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1answer
52 views

Do extended & director's cut versions get released in theatres?

Do extended & director's cut versions get released in theatres?
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64 views

Why movie team release making of videos even though it destroys movie reality? [closed]

Even though movie is fantasy thing, as per audience, We see movie in realistic way, for example: WWE Videos look more real because they never officially reveal make of videos like movie team release. ...
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1answer
133 views

What was the horror movie in which a man must stay all night in a “haunted” house?

There is an old movie (likely well before 1975) in which the plot involves a man who must survive one night in a "haunted" house. He experiences a very strange night indeed. At the end of the film, ...
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3answers
268 views

How to find out whether a reality show is scripted

So, a lot of 'reality television' is (partially) scripted. Now, normally with some Google-fu I am able to find out whether it was scripted, or at least people claiming such things (sometimes with good ...
2
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2answers
511 views

Why did Merlin give Lancelot the edge-of-space mission?

In Kingsman: The Secret Service, Merlin knew Lancelot (Roxy) Yet when Merlin comes up with his great plan, he sends Lancelot to the space and Eggsy to the bunker. Why does he do that? That doesn't ...
8
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1answer
4k views

How were the scenes with Gazelle shot?

In Kingsman: The Secret Service Gazelle is disabled. I was surprised to discover that the actress playing the role (Sofia Boutella) is not. How were the scenes with her shot? Did she actually wear ...
3
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6answers
30k views

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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1answer
136 views

Movie with a roller coaster which takes one back in time

I cannot for the life of me remember the name of this movie from my childhood. This is what I remember. a girl goes to her grandmothers farm in the barn she finds an old roller coaster when she ...
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1answer
55 views

Identify a BBC period drama/Masterpiece Theater movie?

I remember a clip from some English film(late 90's or early 2000's) shown on Masterpiece Theater when I was a child and I still haven't been able to find what it was. It seemed like a brother and ...

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