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Sci-Fi show from the 80's - Does anyone remember what it was called?

I have been haunted by a Sci-Fi show from my past. It ran in the early to mid 80's and involved a large spaceship and its crew. I remember several things about the show vividly: In the first ...
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Was Pirates of Dark Water ever completed?

I remember an old cartoon from my childhood called The Pirates of Dark Water. It was about a planet where an entity made of Black Sludge was destroying the oceans (perhaps a reference to oil spills.) ...
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Why Ser Ilyn Pane was there to execute all women?

In the Game of Thrones S02E09 Battle of the Blackwater Ser Ilyn Pane was in the women's room bodyguarding them. Though the Queen claims Ser Ilyn was present to protect them and to deal with potential ...
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Why would Jesse and his junkie friends wear knitted caps?

Jesse and his junkie friends always wear knitted caps, even when it is really warm and nobody else wears anything like that. Also when Jesse returns from the rehab, he no longer wears a knitted cap, ...
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Why are only two bodies made public in True Detective?

The show starts with the finding of Dora Lange's body, arranged with antlers and stuff. Also, later on, Papania and Gilbough suspect that Rust is behind the killings, based on a similar recent killing ...
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Closing credit music for the Polanski movie Venus in Fur

What is the classical music piece played in the closing credits for the Roman Polanski movie Venus in Fur?
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477 views

name the animated movie showing earth from an alien point of view in which cars are seen as the dominant life form

What is the name of the animated short film (pre 1985) that shows an alien's view of earth and they think cars are the main life form?
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Where do the girls' names come from?

In Zombieland the four main characters are Columbus, Tallahassee, Wichita and Little Rock. It's my understanding that the first two are named because that's where they're trying to get to. The pair ...
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Adventure TIme: Why does Jake have inverted eyes?

Regarding Adventure Time, there is a character called Jake the dog. It's always bugged me not knowing why his eyes are white where the pupil should be, and black where the iris should be (i.e. ...
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Where did all the furniture that was in the villa come from?

So was Billy the owner of all that furniture in the villa in The Best Offer or where did it all come from?
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What trope would Indiana never leaving his hat behind fall under?

In the Indiana Jones movies whenever his hat is lost he'll always at least try to get it back. He's risked limbs amongst other things in order to make sure he always has it with him. This isn't ...
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Identify a sci-fi movie about humanoid aliens who want to terraform earth

I remember this movie, where race of aliens was trying to terraform earth as they could not easily life on our planet. There was that particular scene that I remember very well. It was some sort of ...
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Ghosts Children Mistake Woman as Their Mother

A couple moves into a house and the wife has encounters with a few different spirits, which she finds out were children who were killed in the house by their father. The spirits think she is their ...
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What is this Chinese movie about four separated siblings?

I'm trying to figure out the title of a film that was in Mandarin Chinese. It was filmed before 2006 (I think I saw it in 2006 or 2007 at the latest on VCD). There were four siblings who'd been ...
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Why wasn't Kaffee charged?

During the final court scene when Kaffee is confronting Jessup after his outburst, Kaffee gives him the following small speech: Don't call me son. I'm a lawyer, and an officer in the United States ...
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Why doesn't Alan Shore not contested for partnership? [closed]

Alan Shore is an excellent attorney who brings in loads of cash, has sued and won against the tobacco industry and various Government branches. He has been to the Supreme Court and won his case after ...
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59 views

Beast or Man with ability to turn into any animal( Not Beast boy)

I am trying to remember the name of a movie which I saw as a kid in which A village/town is ruled or under control of a man/beast who eats one person from village everyday. He has the ability to ...
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60 views

How did Tobias end up as a registered sex offender?

In the Season 4 episode of Arrested Development, Tobias is caught by a To Catch A Predator style show when he thinks he's going to meet Maeby at home. It's not clear from the episode how he became the ...
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110 views

What movie includes a dialog about imaginary voices?

All I have to go on is the following lines of dialog : Female character: You're a voice in my head Male character responds: You're a voice in mine Female character: You're a fucking ...
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1answer
43 views

Does the Discovery show 'Moonshiner' show the truth?

I love Discovery channel because it's so American and most of the time there's such a drama for nothing, but I have to admit that seeing Moonshiners was some kind of a surprise. I guess that people ...
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1answer
165 views

Was the sword forging scene at the beginning of season 4 CGI or real?

My friend thinks it was CGI (it certainly was picturesque with the flames dancing along the flow of molten steel). But I would like to believe it was real footage, maybe touched up but mostly real. I ...
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2answers
114 views

What does the “they've gone to plaid” joke mean?

When Dark Helmet orders Spaceball One to go to ludicrous speed, we see it leave a trail of plaid behind. Is this a reference to a specific movie or language idiom?
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What was Mary's operation?

In S3E8 Mary and Matthew run into each other at a doctor's office about fertility. Mary tells Matthew that the problem was her and she had an operation to correct it. What was Mary's issue and what ...
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56 views

Song in Yes Man as Carl runs up the stairs before Jumper

I recently watched Yes Man and I recognized a song but I have no idea what it's called. It's the one that plays as Carl is running up the stairs to save the suicidal guy. It's NOT Jumper, it's the ...
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96 views

What is the “prayer” being said when Elsa was being crowned?

During Elsa's crowning, specifically when she's holding the royal scepter and orb, the priest is chanting in a foreign language (which I presume is a prayer) and ends his speech with "Queen Elsa!", ...
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What was Ben's major in The Graduate?

Mrs. Robinson's major was art, but what did Benjamin Bradock major in?
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1k views

Why did The Dude go to the doctor?

In The Big Lebowski, Maude sends The Dude (or his Dudeness) to the doctor to check his jaw. The doctor asks him to take his pants off, and then he comes out of the exam with a grin on his face ...
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111 views

Why does Doug Stamper have so much influence over Rachel?

Why does Doug Stamper have so much influence over Rachel? I don't see why Rachel can't simply escape Doug.
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A movie with a spacechip whose crew contained robots disguised as humans

This is about a movie I haven't seen myself, but which I only got told about. Moreover, the person who told me about it is no longer alive, so I cannot ask for more details. I remembered what I got ...
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Was the ending to “How I Met Your Mother” planned from the start?

In How I Met Your Mother, Ted tells his kids the lengthy story of his life during his twenties and thirties. His "official" intention is to tell them, as per the title, how he met their mother. In ...
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50s/60s movie about a family of 5-6 orphans, eldest places them with families

Can anyone tell me the title to this movie? Made in 50's or early 60's. A family of five or six kids. The parents are killed. The oldest boy has to give his siblings away to other families because he ...
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Looking for a National Geographic documentary about inventors

I am looking for a National Geographic documentary about inventors. It is a very old video probably from the 80s. I remember it starts showing some kids and their inventions, one of connected a rake ...
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Boys chainsawing their own guts out

When I was young, I walked into living room and my family was watching a movie. It had two boys literally chainsawing their own guts out in a secluded room. They were laughing while they did it. I ...
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Woman helps a girl who keeps falling to the ground

I want to know the title of a drama movie in which a woman helps a girl (not her daughter) to defend herself, because she doesn't react when falling to the ground and kids bully her because of this. ...
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Why did Yusuf need to go into the field?

When Cobb first meets Yusuf in Inception and tells him he is seeking for a chemist to formulate a compound for the Fischer job, he says that he would also need to "go into the field" with them to ...
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Strory about a boy and other kids who went into jungle to spend holidays

Story begins with a boy(lead character) who went into jungle with other kids and teacher(s) to spend some holidays in jungle. He(lead character) was suffering from some kind of ailment, which made him ...
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A 80s Series like “The Love Boat”, but in a Bus

I am trying to find name of a 80s series very similar to "the Love Boat", but in a very big bus. Do you remember something like that? Thanks!
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Captain America Winter Soldier fight scene strangeness

Referring to the scene in Captain America: The Winter Soldier where 'Cap and company infiltrate that S.H.I.E.L.D. ship which had been taken over by terrorists. There was a fight towards the end of ...
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80's magic/evil/walkman movie

I watched a bit of a movie when I was a kid in the 80s and I couldn't see more about it. It's a doubt that has followed me for my whole life, so I'm asking you people for help. All I remember is that ...
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What is this anime serial where a teenager raises an alien child?

This serial is about a boy and girl who got an alien baby along with a talking cat-like pet... If I am remembering correctly the girl's name is Miu, not sure of that. At first they hate each other ...
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Romantic comedy (rom-com) about a woman and man who become guardians of a baby

This movie is about a husband and wife who have a baby. They unfortunately die in a motorcycle accident and the baby is left to the womans best friend and mans best friend who hate each other. At ...
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Story about small girl,mother and 3 fathers

Story begins with 3 friends staying together and they have a women who stays with them as 1 of the 3 friends is the biological father of the child. All 3 friends take care of the child and lately 1 of ...
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Woman runs on stairs (or hall) and see marble head on plinth

I remember just one scene: Woman runs on stairs (or hall) and see marble head on plinth. She crashes this head and run further and discover crushed head. So she runs in circle. And maybe Sean ...
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What is the timeline of incidents taking place in Shutter Island

What is the timeline of the incidents taking place? Teddy cannot be more than 30-35 years old. He is married with two children. In the island he had dreams which contains the incidents happening ...
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Lecture to medical students with a small child in the audience; professor needs to use childish words

I have a faint memory of watching this; I thought it was Young Frankenstein but I watched that recently and it doesn't contain the scene I remember.
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Classic Italian Film, Raindrops On Car Window

This scene sticks in my mind I'd love to know the movie ... It's a classic film, probably Italian, from sometime between 1950-1970 I think, and there is a scene with these classic old cars driving ...
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Identify A Movie About A Home Invasion

I need help identifying a movie about a home invasion. I believe it was released around 2008-2010. The main bad guy was bald, and I recognized the actor. I think he was alone? I believe the house ...
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Why was Whistler in Sona?

In Season 3, Whistler was in prison and it was told that he could have killed the mayor's son, but it was hinted as being speculative. After watching Season 3 and the first part of Season 4, it is ...
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TV series - late 1970s, genre spy / paranoia / future-shock (identify from opening credits!)

All I recall of it (I was a small boy being sent to bed about the time of evening it came on the TV) is the opening credits featuring an overhead view of a small rectangular room with two (?) figures ...
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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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