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184 views

What was Oldman spinning around in?

In The Best Offer, Virgil Oldman is finally shown tied to a device and spinning around. This is presumably occurring in the loony-bin. What is this device? Does this event actually occur or does it ...
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Movie about deaf couple [closed]

I am trying to find a movie about a deaf couple. I think the story just shows various phases of the relationship. In one scene the boy serenades the girl with a song, singing it in sign language. I ...
7
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4answers
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The Quiet Earth conclusion analysis

The conclusion of The Quiet Earth (1985) has Zac pushing the explosive detonator button just as the sun experiences its "effect" probably from the distortion of time and space. (See the finale ...
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3answers
2k views

Where, how, and why does Lecter follow Dr Chilton at the end of the movie?

At the end of movie, Dr Lecter calls Clarice at her convocation day at FBI. From which place does he call Clarice? And how did he know that Dr. Chilton was going to be there? What makes him follow Dr ...
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1answer
54 views

Looking for name of a 2010-ish comedy featuring skydiving at a bachelor party.

I am trying to find the name of a movie that I saw a few years back, probably 2010 - 2012 on hbo, showtime or starz. I can only remember bits of information, hoping someone here can recognize it and ...
3
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0answers
64 views

Ultimate fate of Captain Hook in 1991's Hook movie?

In the 1991 movie Hook (starring Robin Williams), what was the ultimate fate of Captain Hook? I know he was swallowed by the stuffed crocodile, but still, this was just a stuffed crocodile. It didn't ...
2
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0answers
43 views

Which movie has a man followed by a villain from one TV show to another? [duplicate]

It was from the eighties or nineties, and the man gets into the TV and escapes from one show to another. In each show, he has to find the remote to get away from the villain and his minions. I ...
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1answer
110 views

Ending of Mr. Nobody

A simple question. At the end of Mr. Nobody Nemo decided to abandon both parents, how is it possible that he met Anna in the future? I can't figure out how he could've met Anna since Anna will be ...
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2answers
1k views

Did cats have magical powers in Batman Returns?

In Tim Burton's Batman Returns, Max Shreck throws Selena out a high story window where she plunges to the ground. It's not quite clear to me if she dies upon landing or just knocking at death's door. ...
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0answers
45 views

When did Sullivan exactly realize who the undercover guy (DiCaprio) was?

When does he find out in the movie? Is it when he says on the phone: "So it is you. Thank God you're all right. We were very worried." And how exactly does he know it's Costigan? Sorry, I've watched ...
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1answer
175 views

In the movie “Sleepers”, what exactly does King Benny do?

Bruno Kirby makes a point of telling the story of how King Benny waited 8 years to seek revenge on an assailant in his younger years. By the time Shakes goes to work for King Benny, he's an old man. ...
5
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0answers
86 views

What happened to President Walker's immunity?

When Claire was talking to the woman during the campaign, we heard that the woman said, "like when he pardoned Walker and the other guy, the rich one" I understand why he pardoned Tusk, but why would ...
2
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1answer
27 views

What country are the text pranksters supposed to be from?

In Community Season 6 Episode 3, some unknown schoolkids are kidding the principal into thinking he has Jeff Winger's mobile number and that he's texting him. The Schoolkids look Oriental but what ...
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2answers
4k views

How much money did Charlie Harper have?

This is quite tricky to figure out, and I am not looking for a specific number, but for a approximation. As you know, Charlie (nearly) always had a lot of money to spend, but a few hints suggest that ...
15
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7answers
23k views

Why does Wolverine still have Adamantium claws in X-Men: Days of Future Past?

On the future scenes of Days of Future Past Wolverine's adamantium claws can be seen (they even appear on the movie's poster). But towards the end of the The Wolverine, I remember those claws were cut ...
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1answer
82 views

I'm trying to find a B/W sci fi movie

I remember that two men and a woman were picked up by a space ship. They were in a room that was lined with boxes, somewhat like post office boxes. They figured out how to open them and found useful ...
3
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2answers
192 views

How did they know 10 million dollars were taken?

In the movie Sabotage they steal 10 million dollars from the 200 million dollars and Arnold blows the money up. So how do the investigators know 10 million were stolen in the next scene when the ...
2
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1answer
167 views

What are the differences between the 138min and 131min versions of Christiane F.?

Recently I realized that there are some differences in the runtime of Christiane F. In IMDB there are two runtimes. One is 138min and another is 131min. And they said that the 131min version is a ...
8
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1answer
184 views

Movie where stranded people kill (but not eat) a person to survive famine

I've seen this movie between 2006 and 2007 on cable TV. I am not sure but the protagonist could be Robin Williams . In the movie, a group of people are struggling to survive famine. And they come up ...
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0answers
25 views

Is there a Jet Li film that uses Pavane by Gabriel Faure?

I'm sure I watched a film of Jet Li's that used Pavane by Faure in on of the fight scenes. I thought out was Fong Said Yuk 1&2 but I can't seem to find the scene? I looked on IMDB to see the ...
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1answer
54 views

What is that movie/tv show where a duo is planning to rob bank yet it is work [on hold]

One of the duo instead suggested to go everyday to a company and just do their job, that they need to earn the company's trust, so the company will put money to their bank account every month, that ...
1
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1answer
29 views

What happened to William Giles?

In the TV series Oz, the character William Giles was put on death row, requested death by stoning, which lead to a new law by the state. He was last seen in the beginning of Season 5, where he won a ...
7
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14answers
26k views

Who is James in “The Double (2013)”?

I saw the movie The Double this morning, a very strange movie. I didn't understand the exact plot of the movie. I've read the plot in IMDB and Wikipedia too, but I don't get it. Can somebody explain ...
0
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1answer
35 views

Who really owns the pocket watch, Richard or Elise?

Who really owns the pocket watch in the movie Somewhere in Time? In the beginning of the movie the old Elise (Jane Seymour) gives the pocket watch to Richard (Christopher Reeve) asking him to come ...
5
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1answer
48 views

Why didn't Dwight ever suspect Creed of something nefarious?

I know this is a comedy, but Creed said and did very suspicious things throughout the series. He also made allusions to a shady history. Shouldn't have Dwight fixated on Creed as he did with nearly ...
0
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3answers
87 views

Cant remember title of movie simliar to journey to the center of the earth

Im trying to remember the name of a movie I saw a few years back. It might be from the 90s or the 2000s. It was one of those journey to the center of the earth copies but there was a ship of some ...
8
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1answer
499 views

Post-apocalyptic survivors and shredded paper as currency

There was this series which I saw during the 90s in which there are 4 to 8 survivors after a nuclear war. the survivors consisted of elderly as well as young people. This is all I remember about the ...
5
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4answers
2k views

Cartoon similar to Transformers, with two gangs, good and bad

I was born in 90's, and I used to watch Cartoon Network. I have been trying to identify a show for the past 3 years, but I have not yet found it. It was a bit like a Transformers style, but not ...
2
votes
1answer
266 views

In which episode do all Marvel heroes team up to fight Galactus?

I am trying to identify a crossover episode from some 90's Marvel animated series where Galactus comes to earth because he is becoming weak and needs to feed and one of his heralds is creating ...
4
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2answers
871 views

1990s TV series featuring underwater habitat and girl with the ability to breathe underwater?

I'm trying to find the details of a TV show that was aired on British Morning Television in the mid to late 1990s. I vaguely remember it being Australian, but that could simply be due to the number ...
4
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1answer
2k views

Cartoon with dinosaur named Scott

There was a cartoon (probably around 1990) with a dinosaur named "Scott" (or something like this). He had his purpose to reach the green valley. Although he didn't manage too, he was happy because he ...
3
votes
1answer
214 views

90s TV Show, Suave Private-Eye Like Character Possibly Named Connie

This show would have aired in the early 90s, featuring a male suave main character that solved problems (similar to the sub-plots on Burn Notice). I believe the character had a feminine name (maybe ...
2
votes
4answers
415 views

Movie/TV show based around time and clocks involving kids

So I'm remembering that ages ago (probably in the early to mid 90's) I was watching either a TV show or a movie. It involved children/teenagers moving into a different world/alternate reality that was ...
3
votes
2answers
346 views

Why were the 90's considered cynical in the US when most Hollywood output I remember seemed optimistic?

I didn't grow up in the US so I don't have a perspective of this. But why were the 90's considered such a cynical time? I personally do NOT perceive it this way, but a few random reads led me to a ...
5
votes
1answer
331 views

Random cartoon from the 90s?

I'm trying to remember a cartoon that aired in the mid or late 90s (I think 1996-1997), the good guys drove high tech armored vehicles (It was not MASK) and had specialized suits. One of the vehicles ...
1
vote
1answer
162 views

Cop show with a finale based on the North Hollywood shootout?

I watched a Police drama in the 90's and I can't remember the name of it. I think it only had 1 season. It probably had about 20 episodes and the finale was very memorable. It was based on the ...
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votes
1answer
183 views

Anime series with a spaceship full of girls who die

It came out in the late 90s - pretty sure it aired on the Sci-Fi channel. All I can remember is its a ship full of girls in space some stuff goes down they all end up dying but show back up on earth ...
3
votes
2answers
128 views

90s TV series with hidden camera?

I'm looking for an English TV series (USA) which I love but I can't find it. It was taken in 90s, I think, and it was about a boy who had a lot of hidden cameras in his house. He knew what his sister ...
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1answer
47 views

Regenesis - why is it not widely available?

Series 1 of the Canadian series Regenesis seems widely available worldwide. Series 2 seems to be more rare but none the less, available. However, by the time we get to series 3 & 4 it seems to be ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

I am trying to remember an old cartoon

The premise of the show seems to be competitive hand-to-hand combat, but this is from fuzzy faded memory. The character I remember is a reptilian humanoid. His one arm is a T-Rex head and his other ...
3
votes
1answer
141 views

TV show from 90s with child who stopped time for others by clapping?

There was a girl living in a house with her parents. Any time the girl clapped her hands, time stood still and everything held on. The only one who was able to move was the girl. When she clapped her ...
1
vote
1answer
48 views

How did Gary Barber work his way up?

I am curious how Gary Barber, the well-known moneyman and producer for films such as "True Romance", "Skyfall" and "The Hobbit", worked his way up from being an accountant in South Africa. It seems ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

Can anybody identify the references in this ad? [closed]

I thought I was a proper geek but I've never seen the 2nd symbol. Can anybody explain this for the pop culturally challenged?
17
votes
2answers
2k views

Room numbers in The Matrix

The Matrix Reloaded starts at a room 303 where Neo dies in front of it, and the room number of Neo is 101. I want to know what's its meaning. Is there any relation between 101 and 303?
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votes
1answer
79 views

Guy sees aliens, tries to “wake up” other people [closed]

I need help finding the name of this movie, I remember the trailer tho. Like, there are people with chips or something in their head and aliens are flying around the world but this one guy can see ...
4
votes
2answers
124 views

What is the meaning of this reaction given by Lois?

In Interstellar (2014), what is the meaning of this reaction given by Lois? The actual scene goes like this: Boy Coop: {Cough's} Boy Coop: The dust Murph: Lois, I have a friend who, ...
4
votes
2answers
114 views

Was Jack Regan corrupt in The Sweeney?

Near the beginning of The Sweeney (2012), Jack Regan, the head of the flying squad, is seen to meet surreptitiously with an underground contact to whom he seems to sell silver ingots stolen from a ...
35
votes
3answers
10k views

Why do studios use Roman numerals in the copyright notice in the end credits?

© Time Warner Studios MCMXCVIII Something like this is almost always used at the very end of the credits creep in movies (and TV shows). But why the cumbersome use of Roman numerals? Why not just say ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

Words on the screen in John Wick

In John Wick we see that some words that are said in English are written on the screen in different colors. Did they have any special meaning? Like if we place those words (e.g. the blue ones) next to ...

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