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Why didn't the machines clear the skies?

In The Matrix, humans blocked machines' access to solar energy. As a substitute power, the machines turned to harvesting the humans' bio electricity, while keeping them trapped in the Matrix. So my ...
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Hyde accessing the original Jekyll's memories

In Jekyll (TV series), Hyde starts to remember memories of Tom. He even ends up recollecting memories of the original Jekyll. Since Hyde shares his mind with Tom, should the memories that he can ...
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Why is the 'Get to the chopper' so famous?

The other day, I watched The Predator just to see why the 'Get to the chopper' is so famous. Finally, I heard the 'Get to the chopper!' line. But it was not funny or memorable at all. I had presumed ...
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Did Hugo Cabret and other characters really exist?

In Hugo, forgotten Georges Méliès's life, success and master piece films are revealed to us, but the movie was not just about him. It was about the boy Hugo and all his courageous deeds. My question ...
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Highest earning films by cost to earning ratio

I'm interested to know if there is a list of movies ranked by cost-to-earning ratio, defined as something like (box-office sales) / (film budget). Some data which can be used to construct such a ...
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Is Mr. Bean an Alien?

There are a lot of speculations about how Mr. Bean is an Alien (from outer-space). I haven't been able to turn up anything definitive, except for this: However, later episodes showed Mr. Bean ...
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1980-90 Cartoon with rainbows and bears in the ending that had a very beautiful catchy song?

It's not Care Bears but it's from around that time up to the 90's. The ending had an animation of the land, with bears, magic flying carpets, rainbow waterfalls or something along those lines, ...
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Boy grows up to be a warrior, searches for his mother's killer

I'm trying to remember a title of a movie I watched some years ago. The movie is set in the times where people still fought with swords. In the begining of the movie there was a scene where a village ...
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Guy prepares revenge for 10 years for the murder of his daughter and wife

I saw this English movie a few years ago and I don't know its name. There's this guy whose name I don't know (hitherto referred to as "X man") in his house with his wife and daughter. 2 guys kill ...
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Purpose of the joke regarding the Lipizzaner stallions

Towards the end of the movie Crimson Tide, there's a tense scene in which Capt. Ramsey (Gene Hackman) engages Hunter (Denzel Washington) in a discussion about the Lipizzaner stallions. The scene is ...
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Is there a reference\nod in the line “Much more subtle”?

In The Dark Knight, Bruce Wayne tells Alfred he's going to a place. Alfred asks about taking a batmobile. Bruce says it is day now and he going to take another vehicle. Alfred then says, "Oh ...
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How did Batman survive after the fall trying to save Rachel?

In The Dark Knight, during the fund raiser for Harvey Dent by Bruce Wayne, Joker arrives and throws Rachel outside the window. But Batman also jumps outside to save her. They fall on a car which is ...
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150 views

What does Sofie Fatale say in Japanese on her cellphone in Volume 1?

In Kill Bill Vol. 1, Just before Sofie Fatale and the rest of the crew are about to enter the Japanese nightclub, there's a flashback in which she's speaking Japanese into her cellphone during the ...
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259 views

A show about two blonde teenage geniuses

The series is about 2 teenagers, a boy and a girl, both of them are blonde; they are both geniuses I think, and the girl is evil. I don't know many details, but I think the girl invents destructive ...
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444 views

What actually happens to Lucy at 100 percent?

In Lucy, it is shown that at 100% brain usage Lucy disappears. Although not much was mentioned or shown what actually happened to her. Did she become immortal (as message appears on Del Rio's phone)? ...
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What was Cobb's original totem? [duplicate]

In Inception, Cobb uses his dead wife Mal's totem. It is not clearly mentioned or shown what was Cobb's original totem? Or did I miss something? Help please.
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In Memento, what happened to the money in the Jaguar's trunk?

The final scene of Memento (which is actually the beginning of the story's timeline) shows Lenny drive off in a Jaguar that has a box full of money in the trunk. Presumably this money is why Dodd ...
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What is it that the paroled guy kept secret?

McCarnick has a secret that he and the guy he chases, the one that's paroled, knows. Is it told in the movie? If not, what could it be?
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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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273 views

Why does the message embedded by Cooper in the second hand of the wristwatch run on a loop? [duplicate]

At the end of Interstellar, when Cooper is trapped inside the Tesseract, he figures out a way to convey the quantum data recorded inside the singularity to his daughter Murph. He does so by embedding ...
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126 views

Nazi who's a self-hating Jew

Here is the plot of the movie whose title I am looking for. The main character is a nazi that is actually a self-hated jew; during the movie he becomes more and more involved in politics, but he also ...
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Special sunglasses that enable you to see aliens

The main character finds special sunglasses that, somehow, show the reality as it is: rich people are actually aliens that took over the Earth (or are trying, I don't remember). I think this was ...
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188 views

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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Title of the movie (French or Spanish or Foreign) with Jewish characters

I watched this movie several years ago on IFC movie channel. To the best of my recollection, the scene takes place approximately from 1600s to late 1800s, because people use horses and carriages to ...
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Incan-style people execute intruders by dipping them in gold

Movie was set in a wild west style location. Heroine was a blonde cowgirl. Her name was Rainbow, or something similarly derived from nature. Heroine has a male companion who is a womanizer. He's ...
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253 views

How was the main problem dealt with?

  [Source] In Interstellar a pathogenic organism (the blight) is responsible for a global food shortage. Corn seems to be the last crop that can be grown, although it is hinted that it's only ...
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Dead wife haunting her husband's new wife

So I remember seeing a movie about a guy who got married very fast and moved into a house with his new wife and then strange things started happening. The cat drowned in the bathtub. There was hair in ...
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Why put Batman in the pit?

I may have missed something obvious in The Dark Knight Rises, but if Bane knew that a little girl (Talia) could escape the pit (albeit with his help) then surely he must have thought that Batman would ...
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660 views

Why was Thomas sent to the Glade?

In The Maze Runner, Thomas is part of the organization that created maze, then why was he sent to the Glade? Once sent he had no previous memory like others then how is he to able witness flash backs ...
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273 views

A superhero called Ratchet Man with a robot sidekick

What movie was it, in the 80s or 90s, where Ratchet Man and his trusty R-2 disarm a bomb, foil the bad guys, and save the day? R-2 was a robot, pretty sure in the movie he was named R-2. Ratchet Man ...
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174 views

Astronaut turns into a monster

When I was a child, I saw a movie that was about an astronaut who returned from a space mission with a virus or something in him that turned him into a monster at the end. In the movie, he is stopped ...
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Spinster plans to elope with a man who might be after her money

Spinster gets involved with a man her mother does not trust and she won't give her blessing to the marriage as she thinks he is only after her money. She tells him that, and suggests they should ...
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Female journalist hides a death row inmate

This movie was set somewhere in the 80s/90s and was about a newspaper/journalist woman who interviews a man who is going on death row except he is innocent. The execution was the electric chair and ...
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Is there any significance to the small injuries which many of the candidates have?

Is there any significance to the small injuries which many of the candidates in Exam (2009) have? Any common link/interpretation?
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At what point does Batman eject out of the Bat?

We know Batman survived the nuclear blast at the end of The Dark Night Rises. I'm just curious as to how he achieved it. The bomb had a blast radius of 6km (correct me if I am wrong). Batman had ...
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What ensemble performed the orchestral accompaniment in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang?

Having scoured the internet, various movie and music sites, and coming up completely empty, I'd really like to know what orchestra (or other ensemble) provided the orchestral accompaniment for the ...
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101 views

Grabbing someone's wrist before they strike…?

I'm not usually one for Trope Identification, but after watching the The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies I'm dying to know if this is identified... Is there a name for the shot/sequence wherein the ...
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141 views

What happened between Red and Vee?

Spoilers for Orange is the New Black season two... In "It was the Change" (episode 12), the conflict between Red and Vee intensifies: Soon into the next episode, we learn more: This outcome ...
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What does Haissam Haqqani say in episode 10 of season 4?

Before plunging the knife into Fara Sherazi in Homeland S04E10, Haissam says something in Arabic/Urdu that sounds like "cum kere fish". What does he say and what does it mean?
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Why is The Punisher's “declaration of intent” missing from the German version?

There's a particular dialogue during the underrated (pun intended) Thomas Jane classic The Punisher where Frank Castle explains his intentions as spoken from the off (in a supposed farewell letter, I ...
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White boy and Peruvian boy attempt to solve a mystery in Cuzco, Peru

I am seeking the name of a movie from the late 80s, early 90s in which a white 10-12 year old boy from America became embroiled in a dangerous adventure in Peru. He was aided by a boy of same age ...
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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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How can Jack deliver such toys to the children?

In "The Nightmare Before Christmas," Jack wants to take over Christmas and bring a wonderful, joyous holiday to all the people of the "real world." He's been to Christmas town, and he's seen what ...
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1answer
284 views

Girl hangs herself from a building

I don't remember anything else about this movie other than a vivid memory of the following scene: A girl is standing on top of a building (most probably a university or some such), and she's dressed ...
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183 views

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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247 views

Possessed boy with supernatural powers

A long time ago I watched a TV series or movie where a kid is possessed and starts murdering people. The kid has supernatural powers to move things with his mind. For example he moves a scarf around a ...
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64 views

Why don't the live action Ninja Turtles movies stick with Splinter's back story from the animated series?

As a big fan of the animated series during my childhood, this really irked me about the movies. Now I'm grown up and my kids are watching the new 2012 animated series, of which I've seen a few, and ...
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How come the events of Terminator didn't change the future, but the events of Terminator 2 did?

The 1984 events in the original Terminator don't change the future - rather, the events are consistent with a single "version" of 2029, the 2029 seen in the film. This is evidenced by the fact that ...
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Was the music teacher part of the plan?

In the Hallmark Christmas movie "Mrs. Miracle," was the music teacher falling off the stage part of Emily Merkle's plan to get Reba and Seth together, or was it more coincidental? Reba's friend works ...
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Boy is electrocuted by a guitar and travels to the past

The movie plot is that a school boy gets electrocuted by his electric guitar and travels back in time. There is a scene in the movie where he uses his polaroid camera to click a picture and the people ...

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