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Is Touch of Evil (1958) the first movie to allow actors to drive vehicles?

Recently I watched the movie Touch of Evil (1958), in which Mike Vargus was really driving vehicles with a moving real background: Usually in classic movies, they put running background and the ...
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What is the term for this kind of final scene?

For reference, my question comes after having viewed the latest episode of the HBO series Silicon Valley (Season 3, Episode 9 - "Daily Active Users"). The final camera shot was a single, stationary ...
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Is there any significance to the Angels' wing colours?

In the TV-series Lucifer, Lucifer used to have wings and they are later revealed to be of bright white colour. But his brother had blackish wings. Is it due to his skin colour or is there any ...
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What happened to this character?

In The Jungle Book, we see Do we know if this character survives the attack? The movie is quite dark at times and doesn't shy away from killing off characters, so I'm curious to know
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Why didn't Voltron's pilots' suits match the colors of their lions?

In the Lion Force Voltron series from the 1980s, The original pilots' suit colors and the colors of the lions were basically the same, yet each pilot did not operate the lion of the matching color: ...
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Why does Master Ip want to sew a button onto a paper?

In the martial arts movie Ip Man 3 from 2015 Master Ip asks his wife to sew a button onto a paper and she does it. So why does he want to sew a button onto that paper?
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Girl has a hallucination of a werewolf-like creature in the shower

I don't know a lot about this movie, just 1 scene and a flash of the ending. The movie takes place in a pine forest, there might be snow but I'm not sure. Sometimes creatures are seen in this forest, ...
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Why was it better to abandon the boat?

I did not quite understand the reasoning re abandoning the boat in The Revenant. To my understanding, travelling in the boat would have removed them from the pursuing people faster than those pursuing ...
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Was the plan ever for Chewbacca to speak English (or Galactic Basic)?

On various making-of specials and DVD/BR extras you can find footage from the set of the original Star Wars movies where Chewbacca speaks English. I'm not sure but it may be just Peter Mayhew in the ...
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Movie about FBI agent and a hacker acting as student and teacher

I'm looking for a movie about a hacker who is very good at hacking things - and authorities can't catch him. An agent takes his case files and looks for him for over a year without result. The agent ...
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Is there an explanation for Batroc's accent?

In the beginning of the Winter Soldier, we meet Batroc, supposedly an Algerian national (so says Pierce later), and if I remember correctly ex-DGSE (which should be incompatible with him being an ...
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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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Sherlock, The Abominable bride, opening scene explanation

In the Sherlock, Abominable Bride episode, a particular scene caught my attention. In the opening scene just when Mike Stamford and Dr. Watson are heading to meet Sherlock, in the backdrop we can see ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Movie about a teenage boy with mind powers?

This movie has been incredibly difficult for me to track down. Google has been ZERO help. OK, I remember watching it around a certain age so I know it was made before 2006 or 2007, and it was a comedy ...
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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 you ...
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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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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 filming 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 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 crash,...
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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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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 facility....
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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 chubby)...
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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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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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