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Anyone know what this cartoon train whistle is from?

A friend asked me about this picture and it looks SO familiar, but nothing I search for turns out to be it. My memory of it, which may be unreliable, includes that there is someone pulling the ...
3
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1answer
87 views

Movie with a group of people trapped in a house/mansion with rollecoaster inside [duplicate]

I think its a movie from the 80s-90s and i remember watching it when i was 7-9 years old in the early 2000s. I think the movie is like combination of the classic comedy-thriller type. Its certainly an ...
2
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1answer
109 views

Movie watched on Hallmark Channel about female friends' reunion

What: TV movie. Watched it on Hallmark Channel. Year: From the late 70's or 80's. Plot: It's about a group of female friends who reunite after 20 years in their hometown. I remember one of them ...
2
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1answer
33 views

History of the World Pt. 2

What ever happened to History of the World Pt. 2, from Mel Brooks? Pt. 1 was really funny and at the end of the movie there is a trailer for the second part, but from all of my research, I cannot seem ...
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0answers
430 views

If “Steel Mountain” in Mr. Robot is underground, how does that offer the implied vulnerability?

The Steel Mountain data storage facility in the series Mr. Robot is described as being an old mine. We see it has roads and enormous galleries in "L2" which doesn't have radio reception. So as of this ...
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0answers
40 views

a movie about clones [on hold]

Clones unaware that they were actually clones. the movie's timeline is set 2017. please help
6
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2answers
449 views

What has changed in Season 5 of Game of Thrones compared to the books?

It has been a while since I read the books, but season 5 feels totally different from what I remember. I don't remember Sansa being raped (she wasn't in Winterfell), Tyrion meeting Mormont and Jaime ...
6
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2answers
257 views

What is the point of the girlfriend scenes?

A friend of mine asked me this after seeing Whiplash (2014) last night, and I was not quite happy with my own answer, so I'll throw it out there to see if someone can up with somthing more conclusive: ...
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1answer
92 views

70s or 80s anime movie with robot mammoth

I remember watching an anime movie in the 80s that had one particular scene towards the end where the main characters had to face a giant robotic mammoth. There was lots of snow and ice around, and ...
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2answers
3k views

Why do some of the Batman: Animated Series episodes feature the Batman-Superman opening?

I'm watching old episodes of Batman: The Animated Series on Amazon.com, and I notice several of them have, instead of the iconic B:TAS opening, an opening featuring Superman. Is there any difference ...
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1answer
2k views

Did the Ewoks eat the stormtroopers?

I read a cracked article today that implied that perhaps offscreen, the Ewoks in Return of the Jedi feasted on the bodies of the stormtroopers killed/captured, as they were about to do to Han Solo ...
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7answers
3k views

Is the man with no name the same character?

This is a question I tried to find an answer off of a comment by Napoleon on a different question. The man with no name is the central character in what is commonly called the "Dollars trilogy", ...
6
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1answer
123 views

Godfather 2 Superman show in Cuba for real?

In The Godfather 2, when Fredo leads the group of people to a club in La Habana, a show is presented where a man with a cape appears in the scene with a couple of women (if I recall correctly). Does ...
5
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3answers
944 views

Why do actors in old movies look old?

Actors in the movies and TV shows from the 50s and the 60s often look old to me, probably way older than their actual age, or older than than you would expect their roles to be. First of all, am I ...
1
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1answer
63 views

Woman experiences weird things in her mother's old house

I have seen a movie a while back, but can't remember the name or too many details. There was a woman living in a house that used to belong to her mother. I'm pretty sure she was a cop, but I'm not ...
6
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4answers
632 views

Why did David choose to ingratiate himself into Caleb's family?

In The Guest (2014), a photo proved that Caleb and David were some sort of comrades during their service with the US armed forces, so it made sense that Caleb's family would welcome David. However, ...
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0answers
63 views

Children movie with alien zoo

I remember a movie that was talking about aliens or monsters maybe. I remember a group of kids. The aliens were very colorful, because it is a movie for children. I remember an alien that jumps into ...
1
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1answer
198 views

Identify movie about 18yo drug dealer living with his widowed father

I don't remember this movie exactly, so.. what I remember is this. A movie about a guy (18 or something like that) who his mother dies (I guess cancer) but his father is alive and they live in the ...
1
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1answer
95 views

Movie involving a competition between students from different universities

My memory is fuzzy about this movie, but somehow after more than 20 years it is somewhere alive in my brain, I remember: probably us-movie from the 80s a group of students on a holiday trip in a ...
1
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1answer
94 views

Movie about a writer

I watched a movie few years back on TV, in which there was a writer who was writing book about a girl and coincidentally during that time a girl comes in his life who resembles the girl in his book. ...
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1answer
64 views

Something about a boy and a monster who looked like an egg [on hold]

Well I remember a long time ago I was watching a movie where a little boy opens his closet and sees a monster, but the monster was an egg man, and at first the boy and egg man were scared of each ...
4
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2answers
87 views

Looking for the title of a horror movie

I am looking for the title of this horror movie that I saw when I was a kid. I am pretty sure that the movie is not later than 2005. What I can remember: The story is about a man who had an affair ...
4
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2answers
2k views

Why is a bright reindeer shown when Harry Potter was saving himself and Sirius Black from the Dementors?

In "Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban", if Harry (who time travelled) was protecting himself and Sirius Black from the Dementors then why a bright magical reindeer like image is shown on the ...
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0answers
53 views

Movie with a scene where a person accidentally shots their friend when fighting a bad guy [on hold]

I only remember one scene from this movie. Three young adults are fighting over a gun. Two of them are friends, the third is the bad guy. Finally the gun is kicked around and one of the friends picks ...
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2answers
67 views

Are there any Big Bang theories in “The Big Bang Theory”? [on hold]

I guess the title is pretty much self-explanatory. Are there any Big Bang theories in the tv-show "The Big Bang Theory"?
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0answers
30 views

Identify kids movie about model becoming monster? [on hold]

It was a movie i saw one night on ytv (a canadian kids channel) where this girl became a model and started becoming a mean to be on the cover of teen teen magizine. She then became a really ugly ...
8
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1answer
303 views

Movie about a child living with rainforest people after a plane crash

i have been looking for a movie I used to play (as a CD) back in 2005 or 2006 for my son and he used to watch it EVERY DAY. The problem is I don't remember the movie title or even the actors. The ...
3
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2answers
147 views

How does a movie director handle an inherently dangerous scene?

In a store, I saw a music video of a woman standing dangerously between two "lions." (The quotes are for a reason.) How would a director shoot that scene safely? Is there a way to tranquilize the ...
7
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2answers
1k views

How did Daniel Atlas get the “Suck It” card into Thaddeus Bradley's pocket?

In the scene where Thaddeus Bradley visits the Four Horseman before their second show, J Daniel Atlas performs a trick where he somehow gets a card with the words "Suck It" into Thaddeus Bradley's ...
6
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3answers
7k views

Who was the ultimate originator of the conspiracy to steal the painting in Trance?

The Danny Boyle movie Trance is riddled with false memory and flashbacks. Enough to leave it unclear, even at the end, who first decided to steal the painting at the heart of the theft that kicks off ...
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0answers
32 views

What is music playing when Caleb is in room unpacking? [closed]

What is the name of song playing as Caleb is unpacking after arriving at Nathan's research facility in Ex Machina? It is not contained in sound track of movie and it is not common sounding in tone of ...
1
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1answer
47 views

Is “Absolutely Anything” a remake?

Today I saw a trailer for the forthcoming Simon Pegg / Monty Python film Absolutely Anything. The plot, as far as I can tell from a trailer, is identical to that of the 1936 H.G.Wells classic The Man ...
5
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4answers
355 views

What did Ava mean by “One.”, when asked about her age?

In Ex Machina, Caleb and Ava had this conversation about Ava's age: Ava: Would you like to know how old I am? Caleb: Sure. Ava: I'm one. Caleb: One what? Caleb: One year or one day? Ava: ...
2
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1answer
98 views

Trying to remember an old cartoon movie from my childhood (was very trippy)

As the title says, I'm trying to remember a movie I saw when I was very young (im 29 now, so could have been the late 80s). What I do remember is that the cartoon focused around a young boy who ...
8
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2answers
4k views

Did Terence Mann die?

At the end of "Field of Dreams", Terence Mann gets invited to go with the baseball players into the corn field, and presumably the after-life: Ray. Ray. Listen to me, Ray. Listen to me. There is ...
1
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0answers
54 views

War movie at Sea (WW1 or WW2 era)

I am sure I remember as a kid watching a black and white/very early colour film about a German Battle Ship with prisoners on board, chased through the seas (either the Mediterranean or another hot sea ...
1
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2answers
70 views

Within the world of Jurassic Park, how much does it cost to create a dinosaur?

A friend and I were discussing how much it costs John Hammond to acquire each dinosaur in the Jurassic Park movies. My friend thinks that they can cost up to $30,000,000 USD, but I believe that this ...
3
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1answer
80 views

Man rejects woman sexually then she leaves him

So there's this movie where there's this unmarried couple. I think they sit down on a couch or bed and then they talk and probably drink. The woman says she's hot so she starts removing some of her ...
11
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4answers
423 views

Is 'Birdman' the first movie to use the long take technique for events not occuring in real time?

Except for a few seconds in the beginning and the end, the movie 'Birdman' appears as a continuous long take. The only other movie I can think of like that was Hitchcock's 'Rope' (1946). But in ...
1
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1answer
31 views

Why did Jamal kill his Norwegian girlfriend?

On the show Tyrant, Jamal kills his Norwegian girlfriend. Why?
19
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3answers
171k views

How did they make Captain America so tiny and skinny in the first half?

How did they make Chris Evans so tiny and skinny in the first half? He lost weight + green screen all along I suppose? Or is there something more interesting.
7
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1answer
178 views

Who is the second Hamlin in Hamlin, Hamlin and McGill?

In Better Call Saul, the prequel of Breaking Bad, a successful Albuquerque lawyer firm called Hamlin, Hamlin and McGill is named after: Howard Hamlin Charles McGill ??? Someone else called Hamlin ...
3
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2answers
11k views

English translation of Dialogues in The Godfather

Can someone give the English translation of the Italian dialogues between Michael Corleone and Sollozzo
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0answers
61 views

A movie about who man killed his family [on hold]

I saw a movie long time ago about a sick man who killed his family (they were rich) and he has a girlfriend. At the start his girl friend didn't know he hired men to kill his family, then she knows. ...
3
votes
1answer
64 views

Why can't Guy Pearce travel forward in time with his fiance in the movie Time Machine?

In the movie Time Machine, Guy Pearce's fiance keeps dying when her time comes, no matter how many time he travels back to meet her. My question is why can't he take her on his time machine and ...
2
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0answers
38 views

Please help identify Old Western movie. Cowboys herding wild horses being killed by indians.

I watched this on TV 30 plus years ago, early one morning with my father. It scarred the heck out of me back then. I've looked in books and searched online with no help. There is only one lady along ...
9
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2answers
3k views

Why are the Na'vi in Avatar blue in color?

In the movie "Avatar", why are all the Na'vi people blue in color?
3
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2answers
214 views

10-15 guys compete for a job in a closed room [duplicate]

My friend told me about a movie, whose name he can't remember. timeline : looked like a recent movie (from the 2000s) genre : thriller plot: 10-15 guys apply for a job and they are locked inside a ...
1
vote
1answer
77 views

Children's TV-show on VHS about talking animals

Basically there were animals that could talk, various animals ranging from an ant to an elephant. I think the title has "Animals" in it. It was a cartoon and I had it on VHS, and there were about 10 ...
2
votes
1answer
56 views

Reference to ruined pizza in 'Inside Out'

In Inside Out there's the following dialogue (as quoted here from its IMDb page): Anger: [seeing slices of pizza with only broccoli on top] Anger: Congratulations San Francisco, you've ruined ...

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