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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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Where does the girlfriend work?

In Man of Tai Chi, where exactly does Tiger's girlfriend work? I'm guessing that it's some kind of a government office possibly dealing with "historical preservation". But do we know what department ...
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Why is Wilfred a fan of Matt Damon?

In the US version of Wilfred it is established right at the beginning and a recuring theme that Wilfred is a big fan of Matt Damon, yet I don't think it is ever explained why. Furthermore the 1st ...
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End of Ame Agaru

I just watched Ame Agaru (aka After the Rain) and I don't really understand the end of the film. The Lord of the fief was supposed to catch Misawa, to accept him as Master-of-Arms. But he didn't! The ...
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70s-80s short film on the beach(?) with a clown punching bag

I saw this when I was very young, probably around 1983, and I haven't come anywhere near figuring out what it was. I saw it on TV, possibly on a premium movie channel like The Movie Channel or HBO. ...
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Who stands at the top of the mountain in The End (Fin)?

In The End (Fin), the main characters see a person standing at the top of a mountain. They shout and wave at them, but the person doesn't react and leaves a few seconds later. We know it's not Angel, ...
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What is the origin of the “face behind a wall of equations” shot?

So, Hollywood really likes to make scientists and mathematicians write on plexiglass (or mirrors, or windows, or other transparent or reflective surfaces). Presumably it's so they can get shots like ...
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Guy with Long Neck After Being Dragged by Head?

I'm trying to find a movie that my Dad and I watched when I was younger. It was a horror/zombie movie but it also had to be a comedy. Twenty years later my Father and I still laugh about the guy ...
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Why did McCarnick claim there is a murder suspect in the building?

After he beats the prostitute, he makes a call saying there is a murder suspect in the building. Why do that?
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Reason behind Robert McCall's fake death

In The Equalizer, when McCall visits Plummer's house, Brian Plummer says; -You had a nice funeral, in case you were wondering. Why McCall's death was faked? Even Susan didn't know it, What was ...
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Animated short with an old man in a hut

He is in the middle of no where living in a hut. It had something to do with a calender count down and the sun and moon where side by side in the sky. I can't remember if he was making something or ...
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Informer searching for former informer who's become a mafia boss

I cannot remember movie name nor any actor. Movie was released in 90s (not 100% sure). It was about a informer working as a member of (italian?) mafia in USA (NY?, Chicago?). He wanted to find out ...
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Jack lying to the citizens of Halloween Town?

In "The Nightmare Before Christmas," when Jack is trying to explain Christmas to the citizens of Halloween Town, he ends up lying to them about "Sandy Claws" being a malevolent being. He does this to ...
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Babies choose their parents before coming to the earth

Babies choose their parents before coming to the earth (or they are being chosen by someone to come to the earth.). I think they could watch the lives of people on earth before choosing them as ...
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Animated movie similar to Thumbelina

I recall a movie about a little girl with black hair who goes to a witch for a potion or something to that effect. The little girl is rude and the witch turns her into a tiny person. She encounters ...
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TV scene with punch line “Turns out I'm a notary”

I recall seeing this TV show - it might have been from a sitcom, or perhaps from a skit on Saturday Night Live or something like that. The gist of the conversation was that this man had done ...
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Animated movie with roses that turn into blood

I watched this movie many times in kindergarten (2005) and this movie has BLOOD! Anyway I remember a girl/woman in a mansion or castle and there was a scene in which all red roses she sees turn into ...
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Animated children's film about a little girl left with just a matchbox

This film is fairly old(?) and is an ainmated children's film. It's very similar to The Little Matchgirl, but that is not the right film. At the beginning, it shows a girl with her grandmother ...
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Movie with line about sitting and thinking

This is an American film, probably from 2000-2005. It features the line: "I'm Sitting Here And Thinking And Thinking And Sitting Here" or "I'm listening to you and thinking, and thinking and ...
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Movie with line about location of north

I'm trying to find a movie and I only vaguely recall one scene: A drunk (maybe travelling salesman? maybe Mickey Rooney?) gives the line: "I didn't even know where North was, even when you told ...
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Derek's safety in the hill scene

In Peter Jackson's 1987 film, Bad Taste, one of the main characters, Derek, is fighting with aliens on the side of a rather steep hill. I have to wonder what kind of safety precautions the actors took ...
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Was “Democratic Republic of China” a mistake, or deliberate?

In the episode "The First Lesson" of "Mind Your Language", Chung Su-Lee says that she's from the "Democratic Republic of China". However, in real life, China is called the People's Republic of China. ...
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British film set in girls' school

I am trying to remember than name of a British black and white film, probably late 1940s/early 1950s. It's set in a girls' boarding school where one of the male teachers is the father of one of the ...
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What is the computer that Benny Hill hacks in the Italian job? (1969)

In the movie The Italian Job (1969) we see Professor Peach (Benny Hill) hack the Turing traffic monitoring computer. I'm trying to work out which model this is. My question is: What is the ...
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Western with Sheriff needing help from heaven

I have a question about a western movie I saw many many years ago. I am trying to find the name of the movie. All I remember about the movie was that it was about a good sheriff needing help from ...
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“Poor” girl wins a chance with a prince

Childhood girly movie I've been looking for a long time, made after 2000. It's about a "poor" girl who wins some sort of a competion if I got it right to marry a prince. Or it may be a competition of ...
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Why don't they send the files through the mail channel?

In the series 24, season 4, episode 12, as Jack Bauer is in the corporation building restoring deleted files, why don't they send those files via the given mail channel opened with Tony Almeda, but ...
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How come the cops didn't find the gun thrown in the shallow river? But they had his prints on the murder weapon

In Shawshank Redemption, Andy tells the prosecutor and the court that the night that his wife and her lover were killed, he threw his revolver into the river from the bridge and went home. The ...
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A con man and a beautiful thief

American movie in English similar to Bonnie and Clyde, but filmed in the 80s or 90s, in a modern setting. The con man is not very tall but looks stout, the woman is beautiful and sexy. There is a ...
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Why is Bobby Munson's cut different than everyone else's?

Did they ever explain in the TV series Sons Of Anarchy why Bobby Munson's cut (his gang jacket) has a border around the shoulders? There's a white pattern around what would be his sleeves (if it ...
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What was the matter with GJ?

One of the various characters in Top of the Lake is GJ, who is somewhat like a leader to the group of women that settled in containers in Paradise, which is also reinforced by Anita when she tells ...
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Groom says no and bride gets taken away by police

All I can remember is that she brainwashes him and that his friends try saving him. Then at the end he has everyone fooled thinking that he is going to say yes at the altar, but he says no. She become ...
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Why do the pirates have white teeth?

I was watching Black Sails and I couldn't stop noticing that the pirates have super nice white teeth. I would think pirates just had 'bad & rotten' teeth. Was this just left out on purpose or ...
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Seeking for title of a 1970's movie about man with girlfriend but separate from her by building house blocking her

It was shown in Religious class (Catholic) when I was a child. Everyone saw this movie that lasted about 20 minutes and it only had two people: a couple. A man and his girlfriend. They hardly spoke ...
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Guy comes back to life to watch his own murder investigation

I think I saw it when I was like 8-10 years old. Early on in the movie, the main character is thrown off a cliff, after that he becomes a watcher, kind of a ghost but I think he can only see things ...
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Film with men playing with a large train set in a house

I'm remembering that I watched a good film a few years ago but I can't remember much aside from a specific scene, and the fact that I liked it a lot. It's a black and white film, and there's a ...
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SCTV: is “Monster Chiller Horror Theatre” based on “Monsters we Know and Love?”

Back in the mid-seventies in Toronto, there was a regular horror movie on CityTV on Saturday nights called "Monsters we Know and Love," which was hosted by Gene Taylor but also featured a sidekick ...
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Couple live in remote area got bully by husband's dad?

Basic Info I don't remember exactly which language they're spoken in the movie, but I'm pretty sure it's one of a language in Europe. Low budget, entire movie use actors less than 10. Plot A ...
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What is the fee for opening the door in The Last Car?

In the episode The Last Car from the Tales from the Darkside, what is the fee for opening the door? When the woman tries to open the door she is warned about a fee but it is never mentioned.
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How are fake reality shows not false advertising? And if they are, why do they get away with it?

Wikipedia defines Reality Television as: "Reality television is a genre of television programming that documents unscripted situations and actual occurrences, and often features a previously ...
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What exactly happened to Virgil?

In the movie The Best Offer, it is shown at the end that Virgil has been conned and his whole collection has been stolen. He discovers this after coming home from the London auction; in the next scene ...
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Internet Video Internet Metal Pen Pals?

Not sure if this is the right area, but I don't think there is any internet video sections. I watched a internet movie years ago (2000 - 2007 I think) where the following happened: Opening is creepy ...
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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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Why do they never wear gloves?

Is there any particular reason why The Americans Philip and Elizabeth never wear gloves when they are on a mission? Apparently they know about fingerprints and how they can be used to identify ...
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112 views

Will Jar Jar Binks be a character in any of the new Star Wars Films

Has it been confirmed or (please god) denied that Jar Jar Binks will appear in the new Star Wars films?
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Significance/symbolism of toe-licking scene

On the day of Pu Yi's inauguration as Emperor of Manchukuo, his wife the Empress goes a bit nutty. First she eats some white flowers. Then later Eastern Jewel starts licking her toes. I never got ...
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Where did the 2nd Ooze canister come from?

In Ninja Turtles 2 (1991), we see the foot capture the TGRI professor as he is processing the last canister of Ooze. Shredder forces the professor to use the Ooze to create Tokka and Rahzar, but ...
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What was in the letter to Epp's wife?

Midway through the movie "12 Years A Slave", Epp's wife asks Solomon to deliver a letter to the grocery store and made certain that Solomon could not read, leading the audience to believe the letter ...
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A couple whose baby is stolen by a group of evil witches

Identify the following movie; it is not Rosemary's Baby or Crowhaven Farm: It is about a couple whose baby is stolen by a group of evil witches into a forest; the elderly neighbours are there to help ...
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Was Johnston supposed to be speaking in Mandarin all the time?

The Last Emperor is mostly in English, but it is meant to be understood that this is simply being translated for the benefit of the movie viewer, usually from Mandarin (I think). Was Reginald Fleming ...

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