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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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4answers
356 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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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55 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
32 views

Why did Jamal kill his Norwegian girlfriend?

On the show Tyrant, Jamal kills his Norwegian girlfriend. Why?
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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.
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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 ...
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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
3
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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1answer
82 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
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1answer
58 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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0answers
62 views

Is the Keeper of the Code (Jack Sparrow's father) immortal?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, during the scene where the Brethren Court meets to decide to fight against the East India Company (Lord Beckett), we hear this conversation between Jack ...
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1answer
64 views

Was Louis Bloom a meth head in Nightcrawler?

I have read the other questions with the 'Nightcrawler' tag and some query the odd behaviour of the film's hero, Louis Bloom. My question is a bit more direct: was he a meth head? This suspicion is ...
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2answers
891 views

Movie set in high school featuring naked pictures of a girl

I can't remember the details very well as I watched it in the early 90s. It was (I think) your typical high school comedy movie from that time (Guys trying to sleep with the girls, etc...) One scene ...
7
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1answer
390 views

What does the barkeeper say to James Bond (possibly in Turkish)?

In the movie Skyfall, the enjoying death scene: What is the barkeeper saying to James Bond at the next morning at the bar when he is handing the money and grabbing the bottle? It sounds to me like ...
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70 views

Why recently we see less deep movies? [closed]

Why we can't see production of deep movies which work on meaning of life or make us feel better and think deeper about reason of existence and ...? I should update question: I believe we can divide ...
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2answers
234 views

Movie with a guy in a perfect “virtual reality” world

Long time ago I've watched one considerably influential film. It was in English and it is older than 2001. However, I am unable to find it anymore in the list of Virtual Reality Movies from the "imdb" ...
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1answer
89 views

Lots of prisoners were dumped onto a remote island to kill each other

I am looking for the title of a movie about a bunch of prisoners who were dumped onto a remote island by air using aircraft. They were on the island to make money on a reality show that people watch ...
1
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1answer
56 views

Looking for a sci-fi film with a man sent into the past to prevent a train explosion [duplicate]

I think I saw around half of this movie on a British Airways flight a few weeks ago. In this movie a man (probably a cop) is repeatedly sent to the past by the cops to investigate who blew up a ...
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1answer
374 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. ...
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1answer
195 views

Cartoon show from the 80's with kids going to sleep and go into a magical world

There was this cartoon I used to watch... kids (usually sad ones) went to sleep, woke up and went through a glowing door that led them to a magical world/forest with animals helping them to become ...
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8answers
8k views

What's the significance of the Disney movie intro ident?

At the start of recent Disney movies, there's a short 30 second animation of a river with an old sailing ship, a bridge with a steam train and then the familiar Disney castle and fireworks. Is ...
3
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2answers
340 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 ...
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2answers
101 views

A movie with children trapped in a house for the entire time [closed]

I'm lokking for a movie whose plot revolves around some children being trapped (don't know for sure whether they are trapped or staying there on purpose) in a house for the entire time. It is not ...
0
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0answers
28 views

Identify a french murder mystery film

The film set in the late 1960s-early 70s possibly in black & white. Murders have been commited over several years in the area. Two girls are staying in a deserted campsite, 1 is murdered. A young ...
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1answer
34 views

Movie With abusive husband and kid with a garden in the basement

I vaguely remembered watching a movie. It is not super old or anything. I think there is a missing girl who is chained in a basement and an abusive husband and a son and the husband comes back in ...
8
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1answer
1k views

How choreographed/scripted is wrestling?

Let me start by saying that I know nothing about the big wresting leagues I see on American TV, I've seen them on a couple of times. A couple of things strike me: Some of the "moves" they do are ...
2
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1answer
598 views

movie about a baby that drinks blood

I saw this movie about 5 years ago on either HBO or Showtime. I believe it is an American movie. A woman is pregnant and she and her husband get in a car accident. The man dies but the wife survives ...
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2answers
89 views

90's Sci Fi movie about aliens hiding on earth

I'm pretty sure it came out in the late 90's. Aliens were hiding on earth and taking on the appearance of humans. They communicated with each other with signs and tv images that only they could ...
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2answers
64 views

How did Klorel and Apophis escape their ships alive?

In season 2, episode 1 of Stargate, The Serpent's Lair, SG1 blow up two Goa'uld ships belonging to Klorel and Apophis by using C4 on Klorel's ship, steering it closer to the ship of Apophis and ...
4
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1answer
101 views

Why didn't George VI simply deliver his address while listening to music on headphones?

Earlier in The King's Speech it is shown how he can speak effortlessly while listening to music through headphones. So why didn't George VI simply deliver his address while listening to music on ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Who sends Pops back in time in Terminator Genisys?

In the movie Terminator Genisys, who sends Pops (Arnold) back in time to protect Sarah Connor? Was there any mention of this in the film?
3
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0answers
31 views

Dance and costume scenes in 'The Act of Killing'

What a great and scary documentary all in one. I am sort of disturbed after watching it on Netflix last night but I'm glad I did. One thing that confused me though were the choreographed dance and ...
5
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1answer
409 views

Western with extremely sweat-lathered horses

I recently watched a western that showed some (feasibly only one) extremely sweat-lathered horses. They'd been ridden hard, but I honestly can't remember if it was in the context of a horse-race, ...
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0answers
13 views

Black and white stop motion or clay motion of two little men and a car on ABC Kids

I'm looking for a TV-show that was shown on ABC kids (Australia) in the very early 90's. It was either stop motion or clay motion. Black and white, It featured two little men, and I seem to remember ...
1
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2answers
169 views

What was the biggest actor-actress height mismatch in a romantic feature film?

It is a well-known fact that lead actor-actress pairings have not always resulted in good height matches. What was the biggest actor-actress height mismatch in a romantic feature film? ...
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0answers
36 views

How to “cancel HD” to watch older movies properly [closed]

I apologize if this is the wrong stack exchange site (please point me to the right one if so). Watching old movies in HD (I have a 4K TV) makes them look so wrong. I currently try to watch Star Trek ...
2
votes
1answer
73 views

Why did Ted not sue the maker of “The Wedding Bride”?

"The Wedding Bride" (in Season 5, Episode 23 of How I Met Your Mother) is a movie about Ted being left at his wedding. Why didn't Marshal come up with the idea of sueing the maker of the movie (who is ...
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votes
2answers
67 views

How did Rick Grimes “change” throughout The Walking Dead series?

If you've seen all the seasons of The Walking Dead you've probably noticed that Rick's personality changed throughout the series. Now I have seen all the seasons and I'd like to know what the main ...
20
votes
8answers
37k 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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