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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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Plane crash, aliens involved

The movie starts with a plane crashing. The relative of a victim starts his/hers own investigation and finds that in the past, a similar incident happened. The story is known to the public as ...
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Can anyone explain this reference with Jeremy Piven?

In Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Episode 2 we see a large box of DVDs with Jeremy Piven on the cover playing the drums with the title 'Own the Skins' being dumped in a box marked 'FREE': Can anyone ...
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Why is the name 'Batman' avoided in the Dawn of Justice?

Strangely the name 'Batman' is almost never mentioned in the Dawn of Justice movie (except the title). The characters use other names such as 'the dark one' or so when they are talking about him. Why ...
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Is Director Vance actually another person?

In the 6th season of NCIS, we come across an episode (Knockout), where Tyler Owens, a boxer and a friend of Director Vance, is found dead. Vance starts leading the investigation, and Gibbs become more ...
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Movie from the 90's, about blood infecting disease and danger of humanity

I want to know about a movie that I watched when I was young. I believe the movie was made between 1990 - 99. I really don't remember it well, it's about the future and humanity in danger, there is ...
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Please identify alien horror survival trash movie (probably “suitable” for kids)

There was this disturbing movie about aliens I saw when I was a kid. I'm not sure, how old I was, maybe around 10 (born 1980). Here's everything I remember: There are aliens which are, IIRC partly ...
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Is this scene from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. essentially a realistic depiction of a fight scene?

In Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 3 episode 15, Spacetime, there's a scene in which a bunch of agents are essentially rehearsing a big fight. It features Agent May very obviously pulling her punches ...
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Why can we hear Lisa's bracelets?

20 minutes into the movie, Lisa comes over to Jeff's place for (and with) dinner. She is wearing bracelets to her left wrist. The sound of these bracelets is loud in this scene. We can clearly hear ...
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Is there a specific flag that should be raised when filming a boat scene with a pirate flag flying?

Since flying a pirate flag in open waters would likely attract a "shoot first and ask questions later" response, I was wondering if there is a maritime flag that should be flown when you are using a ...
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Chinese movie about a sword fighting playboy try to charm a widow

It is setup in ancient china where people carry swords. It is a tragedy/sad movie. It could be a Japanese movie, but this is unlikely. I do not know if it was Cantonese or mandarin. I saw it on SBS ...
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Why doesn't Redridge kill Eli at the end of the first shootout?

In The Book of Eli, after Eli (Denzel Washington) has shot most of Carnegie's (Gary Oldman) henchmen and Redridge (Ray Stevenson) has already missed killing him twice, Eli and Redridge are facing ...
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Why does Tyler Durden leave the Narrator taking his suitcase?

In the movie Fight Club, Tyler Durden leaves the Narrator taking his suitcase while the narrator was asleep. My question is not about the car crash, it's about the scene that comes after the car ...
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Stuck identifying a movie with an unconcious man in a cave with woman grieving over him

I have seen a movie about twice that I recall and can't remember the name of it. I have looked through google and other places that might of helped but nothing has popped up. The film I remember I ...
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What is the comedic short film about men brushing their teeth outside, the main actor looks eerily familiar to Stephen Merchant

I have been searching high and low for a short film I watched late one night. I didn't write down the name of it unfortunately. It starts of with a man brushing his teeth outside while balancing on a ...
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A kinda sci-fi and action movie where some people have barcodes in their eyes

So, I watched this movie while on a bus. I think it is kinda new based on its vfx. These are some stuff I remembered: The protagonists are two guys, one is red-haired, white-skinned, and the other ...
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90s/2000s film with 2 protagonists visiting a hospital then attacked by villain, and the villain and one protagonist fight in boiler room

US movie. I think it was made for a theatrical release Story Point: 2 of the protagonists (both male) visit a hospital and go to a morgue and examine the body of an old woman (one scene I remember ...
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Is the trial at the end of S11E07 a reference to a previous episode?

The It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "McPoyle vs. Ponderosa: The Trial of the Century" (S11E07) ends with the judge dismissing the whole case and calling in the particpants of the next trial: ...
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Identify a movie/tv show where a janitor/custodian fights a jacked blonde dude

I watched this movie or TV show episode in early 2000's. I don't remember that much, but there was a muscular, blond, (and possibly superhuman), bad guy who tries to take over some kind of a ...
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How does the medpod perform the abortion correctly if it is configured for male use?

In Prometheus, after figuring something bad is going on within her, Shaw goes to the medpod which earlier in the movie was described as "configured for male body" by Vickers . If that is the case ...
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Movie about a son who asks his father to pretend to be his son for the weekend

In this film, a guy finds out that his wife is pregnant. He he wants to test his abilities to be a father, so he asks his father to pretend he is his son - and here comes the revenge time. I recall ...
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Australian TV Series from 70s - Journalist Revived, political future thriller

I'm pretty sure this was only shown on Australian TV. A journalist or political trouble-maker is revived (from cryo?) after decades and becomes involved in the somewhat fascist future government. He ...
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Was the “American Symphony” played in real-time?

At the end of Mr Holland's Opus, the eponymous Mr Holland is invited onto the stage to conduct the Premiere performance of his "An American Symphony". Is this song ...
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What was this family adventure film about two kids who travel to Africa to live with their father?

This movie I watched many years ago was a family film in which two kids traveled to Africa from the USA to live with their father for several months who was stationed there for a purpose. I recall ...
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80s/90s martial arts movie where a character trapped in a shield wall has his feet cut off

I think the movie was made in China. I think this version of the movie that I watched was an English dub. Three characters that I remember the most are a chubby looking kid (I'll just call him ...
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What is the significance of the ape movies in X-Files S10E02: Founder's Mutation

In The X-Files Season 10 Episode 02 titled "Founder's Mutation" there are two movies seen being played on the television at different moments. One is in the hospital maternity ward and is a scene from ...
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How did Thomas Aquinas know which man Satan inhabited?

The movie End of Days from 1999 features Satan inhabiting the body of a man portrayed by Gabriel Byrne. Thomas Aquinas is a priest sent by the Vatican to protect a girl prophesied to be the mother of ...
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How does this studio(?) hiearchy work

In the beginning of every Hollywood movie, I can see like 3-5 studios(?) being listed with their logos (animated of course). How does this work? Why are there so many?
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Pirate movie with a female lead who eats an octopus

I'm looking for a pirate movie with a female protagonist. I thought it was Pirates of the caribbean II, but after checking it is not. In the film, the female protagonist is pranked by the crew to eat ...
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Why do so many movies still use the Wilhelm scream?

Why do so many movies still use the Wilhelm scream? Is it sort of a running joke throughout cinema? It seems like you could find thousands of other audio files of screams. The Wilhelm scream is a ...
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Woman imagines seeing old man lying in a bed

Which movie or TV series is this? A couple arrive at a house (their new home or a holiday retreat). The woman (A) goes into a bedroom, and to her surprise find an old man lying in a bed, and by the ...
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Did Yitzhak become a new Hedwig?

Near the end of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Hedwig removes her wig and hands it to Yitzhak, who eventually realizes that Hedwig wants him to wear (as opposed to wanting Yitzhak to put it back on ...
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Ocean-themed animation TV show with a “digital” intro

This has bugged me for years! I'm hoping to find again a TV show that I saw in the late 90s / early 2000s. Some features of it I remember: The protagonist is a young adolescent female, possibly a ...
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Lenny taking a picture of Teddy

In the end of Memento (and beginning of its story), Lenny wants to take a picture of Teddy. Does anybody have a clue why Teddy asked to change the place where the picture was about to be taken? ...
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Is Toy Story inspired by The Velveteen Rabbit?

I couldn't help but notice a lot in common between the Toy Story movies, and The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. In specific, the following elements are both major parts of the story: They ...
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Why is the Ucayali in Werner Herzog's »Fitzcarraldo« flowing in the wrong direction?

In Werner Herzog's «Fitzcarraldo«, when they move the ship from the top of the hill down to the Ucayali, the water is flowing from left to right. But according to the maps shown and the sketch drawn ...
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Who played “camel toe annie” on Conan's show?

Who played "camel toe annie" on Late Night with Conan O'Brien? Some guys on this forum think its Amy Poehler but she barely looks any thing like her in this clip
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What South American country was the body of water in?

In The Boys from Brazil, Barry Kohler is first spying on the Nazis in Paraguay, and then on the run from them. While he is on the run, there is a scene where we see a large body of water in the ...
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Why is she a half-alien?

Either I've missed it, or it was not explained: why is Lexi in Falling Skies a half-alien? The only explanations I have are "just because", "due to the eye bug", and "because of something unmentioned ...
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Looking for an episode of a Saturday evening adventure show (A-Team?)

I am looking for an episode of a TV show. It would've aired in the UK on ITV in a weekend early evening slot which tended to air American adventure shows such as Knight Rider, A-Team, Street Hawk ...
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Looking for medieval Star Wars type movie

I'm looking for a movie from Kroger Video in USA (English) around 1996 or 1997. I DO NOT remember the title. A boy/young adult grew up on a farm in an evil empire. (Sound familiar?) He teams up with ...
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Did John steal Primo's kilo in Five Star?

At the end of Five Star, John is accused of stealing Primo's kilo of cocaine. The movie never actually shows John deliver the cocaine, as he claims. Another man is murdered on John's attestation of ...
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Rookie Cut - Which movie?

A friend of mine recently cut his brow on the scope of a rifle, and now has a crescent moon scar just above his eyebrow. I distinctly remember seeing such a thing in a movie (5-10 years ago, but ...
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Why was the sound of an off-screen gunshot removed from a critical scene in a Magnum P.I. episode?

I’ve been rewatching old Magnum P.I. episodes and noticed something odd in the episode titled “Never Again ... Never Again” which is the 7th episode in the 1st season of the show. Without giving too ...
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How was Michael Douglas' apparent facelift achieved in “Behind the Candelabra”?

Michael Douglas, playing Liberace, has a facelift partway through the HBO movie. His skin is noticeably tighter and smoother afterwards. How was the effect achieved?
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Was John Christie supposed to return for a later Mission: Impossible episode?

In the episode "Spy" (S01E14) of the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible the IMF team is tasked with finding and destroying a chemical weapons factory owned by former MI6 agent John Christie and putting ...
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Cold War espionage movie, East Germans, late 1970s - early 1980s

I'm trying to find a particular movie that I saw many years ago. Here's what I remember: set amidst the Cold War mostly on the front lines of espionage an American protagonist who worked with ...
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Betting against himself

I'm looking for the title of a TV-series or movie. There was a minor role of a man with a strange habit. He bets against himself what other people might do. To do so he moved some money from his ...
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Significance of the air dancers in Nightcrawler

At one point in the film Nightcrawler, the scene is a morning in Los Angeles, possibly the only morning scene in the film where the hero is not watching television. Plotwise, the scene is positioned ...

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