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Looking for a movie about a mirror of dreams?

I am looking for a movie about a Mirror which gives your true "desires" by entering into it. There was an old man, boy and gal, a little person, and a man in his 30s that has to get people to go into ...
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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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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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How did Crabbe and Goyle get into the advanced N.E.W.T. class?

I recall a scene in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince where I saw Crabbe and Goyle failing to brew the drought of living death. How they get into Slughorn's newt potion class?
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43 views

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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118 views

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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This is a movie of a female assassin with a boyfriend who has the heart on the wrong side

This movie is Asian, probably Japanese. It is at least ten years old. The story is as follows: a female assassin falls in love with a guy, but her boss wants the guy dead. He has situs inversus (i.e. ...
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97 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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Why didn't Oliver wear the mask?

In the season 1 finale of Arrow, when Oliver suits up for fighting Malcom Merlyn in his office Oliver didn't put up the green color/mask around his eyes. Is there any particular reason for that? Or ...
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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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What is the technique called when series of events in a film are played in reverse order?

For example, Memento (2000) is presented as two different sequences of scenes: a series in black-and-white that are shown chronologically, and a series of color sequences shown in reverse order. ...
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260 views

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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329 views

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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115 views

Did Leonard Shelby know his wife because of his subconscience?

In the beginning of the movie when Leonard is talking on the phone to the mysterious caller (who we find out is Teddy [John gamble {not thee John G}]). He says he is different from Sammy Jenkins ...
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101 views

What is Professor Zoom's role in the Flashpoint Paradox?

In Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, the alternate future where the world is going to end, Zoom has the idea of a chain of event changes caused by The Flash. How is this possible?
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166 views

Who commits the murders in The Ninth Gate?

In the underrated Polanski movie The Ninth Gate, Jonny Depp plays Corso, a dodgy antique book dealer, who is hired by Balkan, a rich collector, to verify the authenticity of a rare dark book, The Nine ...
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733 views

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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228 views

Planet starts to mimic Earth

I need your help identifying a movie. If I recall correctly it was about some cosmonauts being stranded on a distant planet where something they assumed was a plant started to mimic Earth lifeforms. ...
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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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87 views

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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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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97 views

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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Why do some actors in credits appear as - Character (As Actor)

I was just browsing imdb and always wondered why in some movies an actor/actress will appear in the credits as the character but right beside in parenthesis "As Name"? Check out Dane DeHaan's profile ...
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833 views

In Chip 'n Dale, are they male or female chipmunks?

In Chip 'n Dale, are they male or female chipmunks?
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102 views

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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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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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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Ex-convict or cop tries to stop religion based cult

I have been watching this old MGM movie (probably set in 1980's or 90's). It's about this cop/detective (or an ex-convict who was hired as a cop/detective) who tries to stop religion based cult. It's ...
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166 views

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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69 views

Why is the interrogator the only person to notice that not all the missing nuclear material has been found?

In the somewhat far fetched and morally dubious thriller Unthinkable, a terrorist suspect who claims to have planted three nuclear bombs is tortured to force him to reveal the locations. Most of the ...
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SciFi movie from the 90s with robot in space

Many many years ago i watched a Sci-Fi movie where in the beginning a (alien?) robot was on a spaceship. I think it was a transporter heading to a planet. In the middle of the movie the ...
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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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What is the significance of the election in “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance”?

What is the significance of the election in "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance"? Why were the rich ranchers so excited about the territory's independence that they were hiring outlaws to influence the ...
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Why do TV comedy programs have laugh tracks?

In the early days of TV people used to go to theaters and enjoy vaudeville where there was a live audience. TV programs in the early days were mostly recorded in front of a live audience so the ...
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What does “The Middle” refer to in the TV show “The Middle”?

What does "The Middle" refer to in the TV show The Middle? I thought it referred to one of the kids being the middle child before I watched it, but that's obviously not correct.
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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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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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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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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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363 views

Why did Harlan DeGroat kill Rodney Baze Jr. in “Out of the Furnace”?

I'm talking about the movie Out of the Furnace where Harlan kills Rodney and John Petty. In the movie, Rodney owes a lot of money to Harlan and Rodney agrees to fight with some guy to clear his debt ...
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53 views

What was the relationship between Sutton and Mrs. Harshaw?

In The Hot Spot, What was the relationship between the blackmailer Frank Sutton and Mrs. Dolly Harshaw? Was he blackmailing her or was it the other way around?
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Where did the speaking-disease come from?

In the movie Pontypool, the people have a disease that is transferred by hearing the mumbling of an infected person and thinking about it. Where did the disease come from? In the plot the possibility ...
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1answer
210 views

Why does the demon that possesses Regan react to the “fake” holy water?

In The Exorcist, why does the demon that possesses Regan react to the “fake” holy water sprinkled by Father Karras? It’s hard to believe that the demon mistakes the tap water for water blessed by a ...
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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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4k views

How did Mr. Gatsby became so rich after being a sailor?

I watched this movie twice, but there is one thing I don't understand. How did Mr. Gatsby became so rich after being a sailor?
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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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What characters in Monsters Inc. have cameos in Monsters University?

I loved Monsters University, but it was such a complex movie that I had trouble catching all of the characters from Monsters Inc. For instance, George Sanderson, the 'sock' guy from the first film, is ...

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