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Pink haired woman dressed as an alien teaches you about outer space

I am trying to remember the name of a old VHS I had from late 80s early 90s. It was a educational show that had this women dressed as a alien with crazy red/pink hair and goggles for eyes. She would ...
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What is the Butterfly-Effect in Mr. Nobody?

In Mr. Nobody, the concept of time-travel is blended with the butterfly effect. In the movie, when the old man tells his story as a child, he says that he chose his mommy and daddy because they would ...
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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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95 views

Was the William H. Macy character part of the con?

In the David Mamet movie House of Games, Mike (Joe Mantegna) lures Margaret Ford (Lindsay Crouse) into their circle by proving a small con at the Western Union Office. He explains that the basic idea ...
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TV series - late 1970s, genre spy / paranoia / future-shock (identify from opening credits!)

All I recall of it (I was a small boy being sent to bed about the time of evening it came on the TV) is the opening credits featuring an overhead view of a small rectangular room with two (?) figures ...
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Is Breacher wearing a European style necktie to point to Schwarzenegger's heritage?

In Sabotage (2014) the character Breacher, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, is shown wearing a European style necktie, i.e. the stripes showing positive diagonals when seen by others ( // , see here). ...
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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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Crooked cops tries to kill a black man

I'm looking for an action film with two men, one of them black, who walks into a bar and then there's crooked cops who wants the black man dead. The only other thing I remember is that the final scene ...
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94 views

What is this movie where a trap bomb in a locker kills some of the characters?

I'm trying to identify a movie I saw when I was a kid. I can't remember if it was a new release or if I saw it on TV/Video. All I know is that it wasn't released any time after 1990. The part of ...
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Who saved the open net goal against the matchup with the warriors?

In D3: The Mighty Ducks, the mighty ducks face off with the Edan Hall Warriors varsity team. The winner of this game gets to stay and the losers leave. As the final game is being played, the ducks are ...
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103 views

Superhero/crimefighter movie

This could be a tough one as I can't remember much from it. I think it's either a superhero or crime fighter and there's a secret base which is in a skip but is disguised by heaps of scrap metal. ...
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Trying to identify an old western movie about a hidden cave

I vaguely remember a movie I saw as a child in the early 1970s. The only scenes I recall are of a hidden cave on a cliff/mountain that can only be seen at night when lightning flashes during a storm. ...
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What is the song being played in the suicide scene in Disconnect?

I'm not sure wether this question should be posted in the Movies & TV or in the Music site, but I don't know wether this song was composed for the film or not so I'll post it here: What is the ...
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56 views

What is the reason for Brunhild's suicide?

At the end of Fritz Lang's 1924 silent movie Die Nibelungen: Siegfried, when Kriemhild enters the minster, she sees that Brunhild has commited suicide at the corpse of Siegfried, calmly remarking ...
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37 views

Why is the president so restless?

After Chance appears on a tv show, the president is so restless that he has no desire for sex. This happens at least once more in the movie, and I wonder what the issue is. Maybe he's already ...
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Why does Holder use the term 'habibi'?

In the American version of The Killing, detective Stephen Holder is seen using the term habibi several times when talking to his sister and his nephew, Habibi is an Arabic term of endearment widely ...
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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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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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58 views

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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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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121 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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98 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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89 views

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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290 views

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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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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92 views

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

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