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5answers
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What happened at the end of A Most Wanted Man?

Here is my understanding of the end of A Most Wanted Man: the German agents led by Philip Seymour Hoffman's character Gunther set up a sting operation to film Abdullah breaking the law, with the ...
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0answers
69 views

What are the differences between Director's cut / Extended Cut / Theatrical Cut? [duplicate]

What edition should we watch? What editions do Blu-rays offer?
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1answer
1k views

Why is Libby calling her husband “Daddy”?

In the 2013 TV show "Masters of Sex", Libby Masters calls her husband William "Daddy". Apparently she uses this as a term of endearment. To be honest, I am a little creeped out by this. Does she have ...
2
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1answer
115 views

How do Connie and Carlo miraculously end up back together?

In "The Godfather", Sonny beats up Carlo for hitting Connie and is then killed later on. But the next scene involving Connie and Carlo is the baptism. How do Connie and Carlo miraculously end up back ...
2
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1answer
199 views

At the end in Xmen Origins, which parts of Wolverine's brain did the bullet hit?

At the end of Xmen Origins, Stryker is shown shooting Logan's brain in the front at the top, which leads me to believe that only the frontal lobe was damaged, and possibly the parietal lobe. After ...
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0answers
60 views

In the movie Golden Gate, why would she allow a relationship to develop?

In the movie Golden Gate, Matt Dillon plays an ex-FBI agent trying to redeem the reputation he has as a corrupt investigator because he wrongly pursed a Chinese man during the time of "Red Scare" ...
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1answer
252 views

Hollywood teen comedy movie - virgin on a ship

Please identify a movie, all I remember is just some parts of the plot. I don't remember much, but I'll tell you what I do remember and hopefully someone will recall the name of the movie or the ...
5
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1answer
394 views

What did “The Ring” (リング, Ringu) in the original Japanese version refer to?

The usual Chinese title for the original Japanese movie is 午夜凶鈴 which might be transliterated roughly as "Midnight Evil/Bad Ring" where the Chinese word "ring" here is without ambiguity referring ...
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2answers
117 views

Movie or TV series with awesome wedding reception on rooftop; father has an attack after reception

This is a movie (maybe be a TV show) from probably the late 90's or up to '09. There is a very nice wedding reception on a rooftop (or at least outside), there are a lot of lights, may be blue and ...
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0answers
43 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
61 views

A term for a animation style used in anime

I'm watching some anime on netflix. Is there a term for when the characters get real emotional they are suddenly animated as cutesy almost childlike versions of themselves? Then they go right back? ...
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1answer
253 views

bank heist movie

In this movie which is from the 90's, there is a bank robber who is bald and wears nerd glasses. He has ultra-high tech stuff in his house to monitor the financial markets. He robs a bank via ...
2
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1answer
118 views

female robot who shorts out?

There is a movie from the 1990's in which one of the scenes has a guy fighting a female robot that has totally lost control/shorted out. I keep thinking it is the red-haired girl-robot in "fifth ...
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2answers
195 views

The need of a Matrix [duplicate]

I always wondered why the hassle creating the Matrix anyway? Yes, the machines need energy which can be harvested in the form of biological energy from humans. But why did they not just take animals, ...
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1answer
162 views

Age difference between Samantha and Mason?

I'm trying to work out the supposed age difference between siblings Samantha and Mason in Richard Linklater's Boyhood, as there seem to be a number of inconsistencies. First, when the children are ...
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1answer
4k views

Aliens/creatures having sex with humans and killing them

Is there any movie in which aliens are having sex with people and killing them by sex, like with semen coming out of women's mouth? I just saw that scene but don't know any more about it. I don't know ...
28
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3answers
5k views

Why aren't Morpheus and his team immediately attacked by Agents whenever they enter “The Matrix”?

In The Matrix, Morpheus and his team take Neo to see the Oracle in "The Matrix". Not until after the visit is concluded are they ambushed by Agents. Other times, such as the beginning of the movie ...
3
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2answers
802 views

What's the origin of “Choose life” phrase?

The question can sound banal because everyone would say "Trainspotting", but I am just watching a late-soviet movie from 1987 called "Burglar" and I noticed a man in the crowd with a t-shirt with ...
1
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1answer
378 views

Why did Hank not associate THE CAPN with 'Captain Cook'?

In one of the opening Breaking Bad episodes, Walt rides along with Hank and Steve as they raid a meth lab with information that they will discover 'Captain Cook'. Hank and Steve are having a wager on ...
2
votes
1answer
198 views

Why was Breaking Bad put in 6 seasons (on DVD, in Australia)?

I became a fan of Breaking Bad after it had ended (I detest watching series with a continuity that is ruined by being cancelled). So at that time, I went and ordered the boxed set of all 6 seasons. ...
1
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1answer
60 views

What movie has their character argue with a parrot at a drive thru?

There is a scene from one movie (probably from the 90's) that has left an impression on me and family. The male character pulls up at a drive thru and makes his order. The parrot, in the Italian dub ...
6
votes
2answers
995 views

What fighting skills does Sherlock have?

I have been watching the British TV show Sherlock and it has got me intrigued about the the character. Sherlock is mostly depicted as an extremely intelligent and sharp individual whose brain ...
1
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2answers
132 views

Comedy TV show in which there is a hair salon/barber shop named “In the Cut”?

The show had mostly Afro-Americans acting in it, and one of the guy's names was something like Delanze or Delance. In the particular episode that I watched, Delanze is going out with 2 girls at ...
2
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1answer
131 views

What was Dan Wachsberger charged with (charge and evidence)?

What was Daniel "Dan" Wachsberger charged with in Breaking Bad, and what was the evidence? In Say My Name we see Dan in the middle of an 'awkward moment', with Steve Gomez and two other DEA agents ...
1
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1answer
337 views

Who is the actress in the music video Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply? [closed]

Here's the music video, I want to know the name of the actress. Is there a website where I can find info about the actors/actresses in the music videos? ...
4
votes
1answer
232 views

How did Saul find Walt?

This moment from S2E8 ("Better Call Saul") has been nagging me for a while. Saul enters Walt's classroom: Walt: How did you find me? Saul: We should talk about that. It should be much, much ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

Why was Michael Myers credited as “The Shape” in the first 2 Halloween films?

In the original Halloween (1976), Nick Castle as Michael (in the mask) is credited as The Shape: The other credits; Michael age 6 is the shot at the start of the movie when his parents take off his ...
8
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1answer
1k views

Who is actually elder between Sherlock and Watson?

I recently started watching Sherlock (TV series) and one thing intrigued me. In the TV show, as evident from the actors playing the roles, Sherlock Holmes appears younger than Dr. Watson. (Benedict ...
4
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2answers
335 views

Did the marketing of Terminator 2 actually spoil the movie? [closed]

I recently read this article which points out the build-up James Cameron did intentionally to mislead who the assassin robot was in Terminator 2: Judgement Day and how the marketing campaign ...
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1answer
216 views

Old anime/cartoon about the action inside the body of girl infected with a virus

Watched it when I was a kid, a long time ago... I can only remember that a girl (princess or daughter of someone important) has been injected with some kind of virus, and then you follow the action ...
2
votes
1answer
206 views

Person buried up to neck on beach, chainsaw, footprints of invisible creature

Okay, I don't have much information about this movie since I saw it as a kid and I don't remember much. The only thing I can remember is a beach scene towards the end of the movie where this person ...
1
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1answer
51 views

Movie about a dying man trying to save a Sequoia park

Help me identify old movie about a man, who was dying of a lung disease and he fights to save a sequoia park (I can't remember from what). It is an old movie 80s or before.
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0answers
78 views

Movie about a family vacation for an old man in the backyard

Help me identify movie about family vacations. Old movie (80s-90s) There was an old man, I cant remember if he was dying or had amnesia. I think the whole movie was in the backyard and they just ...
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1answer
166 views

Movie about a village of evil witches

Young couple (wife is pregnant) goes to live in a village which turns out to be a coven of witches. Husband is recruited; the coven wants the baby and he helps them try to kill her and take the baby. ...
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1answer
156 views

Movie about a kidnapped Arabian princess

Saw a movie on tv around 1970-75. A princess is given a box for her birthday (by the Black Prince?) which opens when she is asleep and releases a creature who steals her away. She goes to live with ...
0
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0answers
100 views

Name the movie about a poor teacher who was good in the teachers' lounge

Years ago I saw a movie on television about a teacher who was eventually fired for poor classroom management, but who really held the staff together through his counseling in the teachers' lounge. ...
2
votes
1answer
123 views

What's the name of this movie about an African American doctor?

This is an American movie. I don't think it's very old, maybe 90's at the latest but most likely 2000's. There is an African American who is either an intern or a student, I want to say it's at a ...
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2answers
152 views

Why does Jesse suggest that Beca pushes everyone else away?

In Pitch Perfect, Jesse says to Beca: I don't get where he's making this generalisation from. Yeah, she was a prat to Jesse himself, but I can't think of how else she pushes people away.
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votes
1answer
140 views

Identify movie where woman is charged with murder of boy committing suicide

This is a long-shot, it's been in the back of mind bothering me for a long time... I was at a cinema in the 90's, seeing either Pulp Fiction ('94) or The Net ('95) or something like that, and I ...
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1answer
97 views

Movie featuring a man with red sombrero walking through firing field

I found this question from my Twitter timeline (Korean). I feel like seen this movie but can't remember any detail. No help with Google image search. This tweet link contains a short clip: ...
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1answer
78 views

Time limit for reunion of lovers after death

I am trying to remember the name of a movie. The plot goes something like this: Two lovers die, and they beg God for some more time on Earth together. God agrees to re-incarnate them as different ...
3
votes
1answer
118 views

What was with the beggar in Mr Nobody?

In Mr. Nobody, In Anna's version of the story, it shows a woman beggar twice. Once when Nemo gives him money and second when she dies. I never understood these scenes' importance much. First I thought ...
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1answer
214 views

Romantic comedy about a platonic relationship gone wrong

This film is from the late 80s or 90s. In it, the two protagonists (female & male) are both over 30, maybe 40. They engage in a platonic relationship which, as the movie progresses, becomes more ...
20
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1answer
3k views

How are Huey, Dewey, and Louie related to Scrooge?

In Duck Tales, Huey, Dewey, and Louie call Scrooge McDuck, "Uncle Scrooge". They call Donald "Uncle Donald" and Donald calls Scrooge, "Uncle Scrooge". How are they actually related to one another?
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1answer
157 views

What happened to El in season 2 of White Collar?

I have recently started watching White Collar and think it's brilliant, but I noticed for the first half of season 2 that El doesn't seem to be there, all of her interaction with Peter is either in ...
2
votes
0answers
111 views

What is the laser sound in the tunnel?

In Dr. No when James Bond escapes his cell (through the electric fence) he is in a tunnel, climbing down, when suddenly there's what sounds like a laser (it sounded like a Sonar signal) He looks up, ...
3
votes
1answer
336 views

What happened to the parents of Huey, Dewey, and Louie?

In DuckTales, Huey, Dewey, and Louie were the nephews of Uncle Scrooge. What happened to their parents?
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2answers
2k views

What did Nam see in the greenhouse?

Towards the end of Snowpiercer, when Nam and Curtis are sitting outside Wilford's gate and Curtis is describing to Nam what went on in the tail section during the early days of the train, Nam replies ...
2
votes
2answers
318 views

Unknown 80s movie with closet-portal & goat-legged man

I am trying to figure out this movie I watched when I was a kid and I'm pretty sure it is from the 80s, kind of spooked me. All I can remember is they go the closet and open the hangers of clothes and ...
2
votes
1answer
207 views

Sandra Bullock plays survivor of murder

It's a movie which stars Sandra Bullock and she plays a woman who has survived from an attack of a man who burried her alive but the police found her alive. I think the man attacked her at a parking ...

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