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Why did Mann's base explode?

After the scuffle between Mann (Damon) and Cooper (McConaughey) in Interstellar, our protagonist gets a hold of a radio and alerts his shipmates to Mann's duplicity. Then his ship explodes. What ...
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3answers
588 views

How did Cooper find the location of NASA from the patterns?

How did Cooper find the location of NASA from the patterns in the dust in Interstellar? But what I don't get from the movie is how did Cooper make to it to be the coordinates since that data could ...
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2answers
253 views

Time travel movie with a spinning time machine

I've been looking for a long time for the name of a (probably) made-for-TV movie involving a time travel machine that spun like a small carousel, with a teenage boy and girl sitting on it. After ...
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1answer
320 views

Questions after watching X-Men days of future past [closed]

I have some questions about X-Men: Days of Future Past: Does Wolverine still have his Adamantiam claws at the end of the movie? Since the future has been rewritten will there be movies to fill us in ...
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1answer
58 views

Movie about a man living in his car who takes revenge on people who killed his family

I saw this movie perhaps it came out in 2013. its about a man who is poor, living in his car near a beach. He takes revenge on people who killed his parents. He follows a white limousine and kills a ...
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1answer
66 views

What's the earliest movie with a comedic scene of mistaking a bull for a cow?

As a child I saw an American comedy maybe from the 50s/60s about a woman who loses one man after the other by death. In one scene a soon-to-be-dead husband is trying to milk what he mistakes for a cow ...
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3answers
914 views

80s - 90s Movie about school siege

I saw this film in my childhood. Some group of terrorist enter the school (boys' school i guess) and capture the school. the boss of the group has watch in which he will use that to trigger the bomb ...
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1answer
182 views

What happens if you call 0118 999 881 999 119 7253?

An old IT Crowd episode included a parody of the new directory inquiries services. ...
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1answer
49 views

What did Johnny mean when he said “I trained myself to do it quietly” when making love with Cora?

From Frankie and Johnny, when Johnny made love with Cora, he said "I trained myself to do it quietly. I've been to places where full-throated orgasm would be highly-inappropriate." I know he was in ...
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1answer
57 views

What's funny about “Looking gay people up in the directory”?

In Frankie and Johnny, when Johnny said he has a gay cousin, what's funny about "Looking gay people up in the directory, under the now listings,"?
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2answers
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Vito and Luca question

Can anyone tell me why Vito would send Luca to Tattaglia's night club under the ruse of being a traitor in The Godfather? The relationship between Vito and Luca must have been well known in the mob ...
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411 views

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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Why didn't Four know Tris?

Four is two years older than Tris and their fathers work together. They would have gone to the same school. Why didn't they know each other? As far as I understand, they first meet when Tris goes to ...
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0answers
66 views

Movie about a woman trying to find her daughter - made in the 90s - 2007

I'm 18 now, and I watched this movie as a kid. I have made no progress on finding it and I would really appreciate some help. It's my Mother's favorite movie. I was thinking about getting it for her ...
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4answers
15k 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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6answers
11k 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 ...
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Does Prison Break copy Shawshank Redemption?

I noticed that many parts of the story of Prison Break match with the script of The Shawshank Redemption: an innocent sent to jail making friends in jail making wardens as friends on the basis of ...
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Group of writers hires a woman to answer questions?

Hoping someone might remember a short film I saw perhaps ten years ago. It involved a group of writers who had hired a woman to answer questions so they could accurately portray female characters in ...
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1answer
64 views

What are considered the major film genres? [closed]

I understand this is a little subjective, but I'm trying to categorize all of my movies using an app called Plex, and it's got so many genres listed that it's making things difficult. So, I'm trying ...
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1answer
130 views

Any acknowledged consideration between the treatment of 'Gone Girl' in light of the Oscar Pistorious case?

As is often the case on M&TV, the release of a movie can attract comparisons with real world parallels, prompting people to postulate over whether the events of one can in some way inform the ...
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3answers
235 views

Can the Omega in “Edge of Tommorow” be killed?

In the movie Edge of Tomorrow , is it possible to kill the omega? Because it seems to me that every time it is killed it will reset the time. At the end Cage killed the omega but still he was ...
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2answers
411 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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1answer
2k views

What was Interstellar's post-climax scene all about?

I'm confused about the scene where Matthew McConaughey wakes up in this new habitat of the humans. I presume that it's not earth, he's on another planet. And why does the land look like a tunnel ...
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1answer
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What changed about the ending of Gone Girl?

So i recently saw Gone Girl and liked it a lot. I love anything David Fincher does. My only question is this. What exactly did they change about the ending? There were rumors going around that ...
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1answer
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What was suppose to be happening with the horsemen and the merry-go-round shown in the end?

In Movie 'Now you see me', What was suppose to be happening with all so called Horsemen? What is that carousel mean to be? Is that a reference to something or have a meaning, or was it just implying ...
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1answer
112 views

Very funny silent B&W movie (with subtitles) circa 1930 about Italian slum

Please help me find a movie. It is a comedy and very, very funny. It starts off with a small poor community in Italy where they live in a lost colony in carton shelters (cardboard boxes) because they ...
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1answer
106 views

Which Gary Oldman movie had him say “Yes. Yes…” [closed]

I have this snippet in mind where Gary Oldman says: "Yes. [slight pause] Yes... [longer sly pause]" But I can't recall which movie and which overall conversation this was a part of.
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1answer
333 views

Movie with the use of a high powered gun

I am looking for the name of a movie :What I recall from the movie from about the 80’s/90’s. Several shooting scenes from a high powered riffle similar to the movie ‘Shooter’ that is once the trigger ...
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2answers
453 views

In Toy Story, Why is Buzz the only toy that does not believe he is a toy?

In Toy Story, Why is Buzz the only toy that does not believe he is a toy? Is this a stage of being a toy or does Buzz have some sort of neurological dysfunction?
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53 views

Mycroft's Car in Sherlock

What is the car that Mycroft uses in the series, the one that always picks up Watson?
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1answer
78 views

Korean action movie with 1 woman preparing 3 girls

I don't remember whether that's a korean movie or Japanese movie, but it was an action film. There were 3 girls with some powers. They were being trained by a woman. But the woman in order to get rid ...
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Why do some movies contain scenes in different languages?

For instance, I'm watching the Jackie Chan movie, The Accidental Spy. Part of the dialogue is in English, and part of it is in Korean (or maybe it's Chinese?). What would be the purpose of this?
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Non-English Movie Lead by Teen

The story is about 2-3 boys who yearn to have sex with girls. The lead actor (boy) somehow looks like Jean Luc Bilodeau (or it might just me thinking that). The movie has the genre of comedy. I once ...
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Why didn't Martin have to go to jail?

At the last episode of season 1 of The Bridge, Martin shoots the innocent girl on live-tv. He had to because he wanted to know more about his son, if he was still alive or not. But this is still ...
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Is there a reason for the apperance of the kid with the toy gun when Truman Capote buys the baby food for Perry?

Recently I watched Capote (2005). There is a scene where Capote buys some baby food for Perry in a supermarket. Perry is in a hunger strike and Capote wants to feed him in order to interview him. Next ...
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Comedy movie where protagonist is late to a special event, and is having a lot of travel trouble

Comedy movie from the 80s or 90s. The protagonist is on a time-pressured journey to a special event (wedding?), and is having a lot of travel trouble. After missing a key transport, an old man in a ...
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Doesn't the soundtrack from Dredd (2012) resemble Half Life 2 one?

When watching the movie, I had this vague feel of "deja senti". Certain bits of the soundtrack are totally like Half Life 2'ish. For instance, the entire segment starting at ~18min in (when Mama is ...
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1answer
6k views

What is the song playing on the radio in X-Men: Days of future past?

When Wolverine awakes in his 1973 self in X-Men: Days of Future Past he hears a song on the radio. This same song is heard when he awakes in his future self again at the end of the movie, which is ...
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1answer
98 views

Guy makes girl smokes crack, then she gets decapitated

I can't think of it for the life of me, but it's driving me crazy.... I think it was an early 90s movie and the bad guy makes this female smoke Ice or crack, then decapitates her and the cops show up ...
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What is the shortest timespan depicted in a movie?

Based on this question, what feature-length movie* (about 80 minutes or longer) covers the smallest amount of time? I'm thinking along the lines of Run Lola Run which only covers about 20 minutes. ...
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1answer
1k views

How old is SpongeBob?

How old is SpongeBob? I don't mean how old is the series, I mean what is SpongeBob's age if he were a real person. I ask because his age seems to be ambiguous in the show. He has a full-time job He ...
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1answer
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How can Cooper communicate with his daughter before the time he went to space?

In the movie Interstellar it's shown that after Cooper fell into the Black Hole, he communicates with his daughter Murph through some codes as Ghost. My doubt is how can he communicate to his daughter ...
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Who are “they” in Interstellar?

In Interstellar, NASA scientists keep referring "they" in most of their conversation with Cooper. Are "they" mean alien or some supernatural race?
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492 views

Boy breaks into (toy) store and then goes into another world

I'm looking for a kids movie I used to watch in the 1990's. It was either made in the 1980's or 1990's. It was about a boy. I believe he breaks into some type of store or toy store and then goes into ...
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1answer
226 views

Was “Birdman” and/or “Riggan Thomas” written for Michael Keaton?

Some elements of Birdman seem custom-fit to the actor Michael Keaton: He plays Riggan Thomas, an actor who is about 25 years removed from a blockbuster role as a superhero, just like Michael Keaton ...
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A 70's/80's movie about a psychologist/psychiatrist and his life

He is in his 40's/early 50's, His father is a famous psychologist who writes best sellers and scorns him. He has troubles with his wife (maybe divorced?). One of his patients is an old cab driver that ...
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What is funny about “Can I have a chocolate donut and a bottle of beer”?

In Scarecrow (1973), what is funny about the line "Can I have a chocolate donut and a bottle of beer"?
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Why do they always close the eyelids of dead people?

You have seen it hundreds of times in movies. Someone dies and the doctor, priest, cop or someone else, moves their hands over the dead person's eyes and the eyes magically close. It's as if the eyes ...
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The movie/show in a prison where the bad guy tests all the inmates blood?

I think it's an open prison where the inmates control themselves. The inmate leader tests every new inmate's blood to see if he can find a compatible match to cure him. There is a young kid who is a ...
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Movie with magical jewel / stone which turns you invisible when put inside your mouth?

A long time ago, when i was a kid/teen, I watched a movie about knights, and battles among them. I really don't remember anything about the story (other than it was fiction, rather than Historical), ...

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