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Why does Cosima Niehaus need glasses?

In the TV series Orphan Black, if all of the women played by Tatiana Maslany are portrayed as being clones, why does Cosima Niehaus need/wear glasses? Should they all be identical in this respect? ...
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A movie about a girl who may have been a Girl Scout

This movie was in the 80s or 90s. One scene involves a black girl who looks homeless, where the main protagonist is a man. When the man comes up the girl is frightened tries to pull out a Swiss army ...
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How are abilities inherited?

In the TV show Heroes we see several examples where peoples' families also have abilities. Claire Bennet's mother could control fire, her father can fly Peter's brother can fly Matt's dad was also a ...
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Do A-listers audition for roles?

It is normal for new actors who haven't proven themselves to audition for roles in movies. But What about A-listers like Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, etc. Do these guys still attend auditions or are scripts ...
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In “Following” movie how come bill accepted credit card from Cobb?

I am referring to the movie directed by Nolan "Following" In a coffee shop Cobb gives a Lloyds bank Credit card to Bill. At that time how come Bill accepted it?
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Movie about a cop slowing down time

I'm trying to recall a movie I used to watch as a kid (this wasn't a kids movie however). It was from the 80's because I watched it in the early 90's. The main character was a guy in a trench coat, ...
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Identify this movie; a scene with russian roulette in an army tent

Once in the late 1990's, I remember seeing a scene of a film on TV, where this guy walks into an army tent, and there's a bunch of strange people inside playing russian roulette. He get's invited to ...
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Is Mrs. Robinson's seduction of Benjamin actually a plan by Mr. & Mrs. Robinson to prevent Benjamin from marrying their daughter?

I am watching The Graduate and am confused why Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft) seduces Benjamin (Dustin Hoffman) for no good reason. Why did Mr. Robinson talk like he wanted his wife to sleep with ...
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Why don't production houses offer corrigendum?

Whenever there is an error, factual or typo or otherwise, we see newspapers / books / magazines posting a corrigendum for their readers. My question is why don't production houses / directors etc do ...
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Why hasn't the Walking Dead left rural Georgia?

In Season 1, Rick travels to Atlanta, and the rest of the survivors later travel to the CDC headquarters. Why, after 4 seasons (with the exception of Eugene and Abraham), has the show not ...
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Trying to name this alien movie!

As far as I can remember, its an alien movie with a Roswell Grey called Adam. He's telepathic and malevolent but the main character(s?) don't seem to think him to be so... I think its a 90's movie, ...
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Boy Falls in Love With French Exchange Student

Whats the movie called where boy & his family take french exchange student and he falls in love with her? He shows her the stars on his telescope and carries her home when she's drunk this one ...
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Man speaks to woman in next room while urinating

I watched this movie years ago. All I can remember is one scene where an ugly man with bad teeth goes to the toilet and is bragging about how strong his stream is to a woman in the next room. He then ...
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Was any of 'The Hunt for Red October' necessary?

The new Russian sub in The Hunt for Red October had a new 'caterpillar' drive which meant it was undetecable to sonars. However, it was spotted on it's maiden voyage and Jones immediately worked out ...
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What is the significance of the silver goo in the Matrix?

After Neo takes the red pill, he is sitting on a seat and there is a cracked mirror next to him which starts changing. He touches it and a silver goo starts covering his body. What is the significance ...
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Movie about a half human half creature girl.

At the beginning of the movie there is a teenage girl running really fast.I believe she is or was an orphan. She is racing her friends who are driving in a car. I am not sure where they are going. ...
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Are there any crime investigation shows where the protagonists don’t always correctly solve the case, or even sometimes capture\imprison a wrong guy? [duplicate]

For instance not solving the case can make the characters depressed; and capturing a wrong person can be revealed in some later episodes or just shown to the viewers from the wrongly-accused’s point ...
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Why were the Marines found guilty of conduct unbecoming and dishonorably discharged in A Few Good Men?

In the end of A Few Good Men, the two Marines are acquitted on most charges but found guilty of conduct unbecoming a U.S. Marine and ordered to be dishonorably discharged from the Corps. Does it ...
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What does “Character as actor name” mean in Movie credits? [duplicate]

In some movies I see many times in the cast and credits it says something like (using Sparkle 2012 as an example) CeeLo Green ... Black (as Cee-Lo Green) Tamela J. Mann ... Ms. Sara ...
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Old Game show in which contestants named ingredients

I recall a Food Channel Network type show from a bunch of years ago (10? more?) It was a game show with the standard question/answer rounds about food trivia. One round might even have involved naming ...
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Investment TV show

I am trying to remember a show I watched a year or two back, but I cannot remember what it is called. I was hoping that somebody would be able to help me identify it. The show: Two people come to ...
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In Chip 'n Dale, are they male or female chipmunks?

In Chip 'n Dale, are they male or female chipmunks?
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UK Roommate dies, has suitcase full of money, other roommate goes crazy, moves to attic

In the early to mid 1990's we rented a movie that took place in the UK, I think. I believe it was three roommates sharing a flat. The newest roommate dies (I think he OD's on drugs in his room) and ...
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Gangster shoots the guy up his butt and leaves to die slowly in dumpster

In the mid to late 1990's I saw a modern mob/gangster movie on a premium US cable TV station (HBO, Cinemax, etc). In which the gangsters (when they really didn't like somebody) would shoot the victim ...
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What is the logic with Sam's short pants?

In Stay (2005), in the whole dream sequence Sam wears little short pants, which does not suit his personality. What is with it? Is this just a hint for it being a dream or is there any symbolism ...
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What was the little boy Andy trying to do at the end of Snowpiercer?

At the end of Snowpiercer, the head of the train protruded and Andy climbed in. Curtis tried to stop Andy from doing so, Wilford suggested that was the task Andy was given. What was that task?
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Who is the woman appearing for less than half a second at the beginning of Die Hard 4?

I was watching Live Free or Die Hard and I noticed that in the scene where the van drives away after the first hacker was killed, right after, there is a sort of glitch that is used through the ...
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What does the three finger salute mean in Hunger Games?

In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, there is a three finger salute that is constantly shown, sometimes with whistle sound. But what does this three finger salute mean?
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Would valuables really have been stored in Nakatomi Plaza vault?

I think Die Hard is one of the greatest films of all time, but I have always wondered about that vault up on the 30th floor of Nakatomi Plaza. Is it realistic that a mid-1980s corporation would store ...
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Why does Hans still lie to Elsa before trying to kill her?

When Hans refuses to kiss Anna to thaw her Frozen heart he tells her the whole story of why he wanted her to marry him and what his plan for taking over the kingdom was. Later, when he meets Elsa on ...
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Name of TV show for kids featuring a man in a workshop and his dog

I remember few details, TV show for kids probably educative featuring an old man and his dog, I think they were in the old man's workshop. If i recall correctly the dog was one of those hairy dogs ...
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Movie where the boulders form, get up and talk

There was a movie a few years back where somebody's walking along and all of a sudden the boulders join and get up and talk. This is driving me nuts.
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Why was Edward given scissors instead of hands?

In Edward Scissorhands, why did the inventor first give Edward scissors instead of functioning hands and fingers? Right before his death, he is showing Edward a set of prosthetic hands. Why not use ...
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When Paulie attacked Rocky in the parking garage in Rocky III, was Rocky trying to win?

I seriously doubt he was, but since the theme of the film was Rocky losing his edge, could it be that even Paulie was posing a threat to Rocky? It obviously parallels the scene in the first Rocky when ...
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Personality change in violent psychopath waiting to be executed.

I'm looking for this movie for a long time. Psychopath with uncontrollable urge to violence condemned to death waiting to execution. Psychologist offering him to participate in experiment where him ...
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What was the point of the bridge scene?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) there is a scene with Kayla and Logan driving in the car when they approach a bridge with two trucks going opposite directions stopped, blocking the way. Logan ...
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Movie about two sisters living in poverty

I Watched this movie years ago and i can't remember the name. It was about two sisters who grew up in poverty conditions. I remember they would cut themselves on the lips I think with a can. I ...
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103 views

Hitchhiker killer movie

I remember seeing this movie as a child in the 80s so it's probably a 70's movie. A guy picks up a hitchhiker and ends up murdering him/her (can't remember), to dispense of the body he puts her in a ...
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I'm looking for the name of a martial arts movie

I will be as specific as I can, but I highly doubt anyone will know the name of the movie I'm looking for. It is an old Martial arts movie, likely Kung Fu, so Chinese. I seen it as a kid in the late ...
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A Frankenstein Bride type movie

I have never been able to figure out which movie I saw, must have been early 70's on TV. I was very young and it scared the beejeezus out of me. May be black and white. Dr Frankenstein creates a ...
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549 views

What 80's movie am I thinking of?

This is all I remember: There are Dwarf/Elves/Gnomes that resemble the ones from the Movie Legend w/ Tom Cruise. NOT GUMP the Fairy. The other ones and a guy who was with them. It was a 80's fantasy ...
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Did Andy Dufresne use more than one pickaxe to escape from Shawshank?

In Shawshank Redemption, Andrew Dufresne ordered the pickaxe through Red, which he then used for 19 years to pick a hole through the wall. Did Andy order multiple pickaxes? Its seems impossible to ...
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Why don't the people in Laketown just relocate?

If the people in Laketown in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug really do fear Smaug, why don't they just relocate to a far away place?
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What kind of surgery was operated on Root's ear in episode / (S03E17)

In S03E17 - / (/ is the name of episode), Root undergoes a surgery at an otolaryngologist. Did the device operated by the Decima guy impact so badly that it broke her ear (hearing ability)? If so what ...
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Movie about a father and his 2 sons

I am trying to help my friend to find a movie she saw long ago. This is what she told me about "the mysterious" film: It's American, years 2005-2011... 2 brothers and father were living in the ...
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126 views

Movie about ten commandments?

I would like to ask, if somebody knows a movie about ten commandments, in which each commandment conects to one story of different people and they all talk to a black guy about their problems and it ...
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Are there any movies which use both a remix and its original in their soundtrack?

I was thinking how neat it would be if a song was used early on in the movie, and a more intense electronic-style remix used later on, after the tension/action has escalated a fair bit. Are there any ...
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Replaces sheet music and male dancer spins a lot, gets sick

There was a goofy comedy in the mid '80's or so, it involved some unscrupulous guys trying to cheat an old lady, and also a ballet dancer, she was a friend of the good guys. I can recall 2 scenes: ...
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Do you know the name of this ghost town movie?

I've been trying to find out the name of a direct to tv movie I watched on cable some years ago, I didn't catch the name of the movie at the time but the plot is something like this: A family of ...
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Query about business discussion in “City of Angels” episode of Arrow

I'm fully aware this might be pushing the boundaries of what is an acceptable question, given that it's about an economics issue rather than the show itself, but here goes: I've been watching the ...

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