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95 views

Horror film in a town with missing inhabitants

This was a horror movie I watched (I think in the late 90s). I remember the following details: Main character(s) get stuck in a town where all inhabitants are missing They encounter some kind of ...
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1answer
83 views

Identify this 1990s robot/mech TV series

I remember this was a robot/mech anime TV series from the 1990s (and it's not Visions of Escaflowne). I also remember that pilots would get inside robots and would get a big diamond attached to their ...
35
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4answers
3k views

What is rosebud?

In the movie Citizen Kane, what is the significance of rosebud? Or is its insignificance a significance? Or has the director achieved what might sound similar to John Travolta's misdirection in the ...
5
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2answers
310 views

Mark's development of character in Operating Systems

Mark stays near the back of his Operating Systems class. He receives a note in class that is passed to him from the front. He then storms out and answers the professor's question accurately. Here is ...
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2answers
2k views

Ending of Social Network

At the start Erica tells Mark "But you’re going to go through life thinking that girls don’t like you because you’re a nerd. And I want you to know, from the bottom of my heart, that that won’t be ...
2
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0answers
28 views

Was Nick sent to jail for shooting his friend?

In the CSI: NY episode "Battle Scars", Nick confesses he shot his friend (Jesse), but it was an accident and it was Jesse who planned all of this. In the end they believe he was telling the truth but ...
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1answer
56 views

Anime, probably from the 80s~90s, with a girl using a scooter-like vehicle on water

I don't have any images or clips unfortunately but a few things about this anime: There was a scene with a girl using a scooter-like vehicle on water after she and her grandfather (?) and brother had ...
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0answers
56 views

1995 saw the title of a film on m6 france [on hold]

a couple on holiday caravan on the road picking up a young hitchhiker he befriends the son the couple and later has an affair with his mother makes a fixation on the woman that he would kidnap and ...
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0answers
21 views

Who played the part of Lena in Belly of the Beast 2003?

In the 2003 film Belly of the Beast, who plays this uncredited role?
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1answer
46 views

Movie about survival and cannibalism set in a winter forest in the past

I'm looking for a film that from what I remember was "maybe" set during the American Civil War. A bunch of deserters are being kept at a prison camp doing labour work. They're deep in the mountainous ...
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2answers
442 views

What exactly is the Box Office collection?

What does the word Box Office mean? What does it signify? Is it worldwide or region based? The amount shown is millions. How much do the people involved in the making of the movie get?
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0answers
39 views

What is the name of this movie? [on hold]

It's about an english man who marries an american girl and brings her in his parent's house. The mother doesn't like the girl and, in the end the girl runs away with her finance's father. Pleeease tee ...
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0answers
65 views

Identify this TV drama featuring two brothers and their mom who has a drug problem

All I can remember is two brothers and their mom who have a drug problem or some issue similar to that. She convinces one of her boys to hook up with some girl and pretend that he loves her, but ...
21
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2answers
11k views

Background character in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

In Catching Fire, Katniss, Peeta, Haymitch and Effie are taken to the capitol. While Haymitch gives the Tributes his "forget everything you think you know about the games" speech there is some ...
6
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3answers
403 views

In which District is the Hunger Games conducted?

In the 2012 release movie The Hunger Games, it is shown that young children from 12 different districts - named District 1, District 2,..., District 12 come together to kill each other in Hunger ...
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0answers
51 views

Which one is the best Website to Watch Movies Online Free [closed]

I am trying to make Online Website Which contain website online streaming.Now i am searching for sources and then It will be available for public.
10
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1answer
145 views

Is clapping the clapper just tradition at this point?

As I understand, modern film and audio are synced using SMPTE timecode which is embedded in the metadata of the respective source files. Modern clappers also display the timecode, but they still have ...
12
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3answers
3k views

Why do people bleed in real world when they are hurt or killed in The Matrix?

In The Matrix, on multiple scenes, when people get hit or die in the virtual reality, they also bleed in the real world. What is the reason behind this? EDIT: I know about the "mind effect over body" ...
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1answer
254 views

Did Jack steal the Heart of the Ocean?

In Titanic (1997), towards the end after the ice berg accident, Rose decides to go back and tell her mother and fiance about it to warn them. "Now that one of my missing items has returned, I know ...
4
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1answer
88 views

Why doesn't each emergency room have all available blood types on hand in small blood-ready fridges?

I never understood why each emergency room couldn't have a special blood-ready fridge with all blood types (i.e. A, B, AB, O +/-). They always have to call down to a blood bank to get type-specific ...
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0answers
35 views

Identify TV show, probably some kind of crime investigation [closed]

I remember hearing this amazing song on the finale of a TV show. Last scene was like on some small river and bridge over it, I think TV show is about detectives or some crime investigations. Of-course ...
0
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1answer
92 views

Woman gives birth, baby immediately matures to adult and kills her

Trying to remember this movie. Saw it in the early to mid 90s, US, probably HBO, and has a real 90s feel to it. The movie starts with a dark, probably stormy night. The woman is in a high rise, maybe ...
4
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11answers
16k views

What is the sequence of events during the denouement?

In The Best Offer's denouement, as Oldman (Rush) begins to understand exactly what has happened, there is a series of events involving him going to a restaurant in Prague, moving into a new room ...
3
votes
1answer
90 views

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode with a rooftop raid

I feel a little embarrassed by this, as I usually know my Law & Order: Special Victims Unit well, but I've been searching and can't seem to find which particular episode this scene constitutes. ...
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0answers
36 views

Old Terror/B Movie (kind of funny), with a big satellite dish on the backyard of a house? Because of that, distorted things appears on the house tv [closed]

An old Terror/B movie (kind of funny), i saw in a late Friday night TV transmission for terror movies. With a big satellite dish on the backyard of a house? Because of that, distorted things appears ...
2
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1answer
44 views

How many languages does Oliver Queen speak?

How many languages does Oliver Queen speak in the Arrow?
23
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9answers
34k views

What is the meaning of the line at the end of Chinatown?

At the end of the amazing film Chinatown, Jake Gittes is told, 'Forget it Jake, it's Chinatown'. What are supposed to deduce from this? Is it that Jake is powerless to prevent or challenge what had ...
13
votes
1answer
865 views

What does Tuco throw away in “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” when they reach the graveyard?

Right when "The Ecstasy of Gold" starts to play, after he's done being shot with the cannon (really weird, by the way, that they camped out only 100 yards from the graveyard and yet he tried to steal ...
6
votes
1answer
309 views

Was there any mutual inspiration between Copper and Ripper Street?

While I've admittedly only seen a few episodes of Copper yet, on a first view it seems to be basically the Americans' Ripper Street (or Ripper Street the British Copper, however you want it). While ...
2
votes
1answer
291 views

Bank Vault Heist by Digging a tunnel. 80s Movie or Tv-Movie

Yup, This is either Brittsh/irish, New Zealand or Aussy movie or tv-movie from the 80s. So there are about 5 guys that dig a tunnel via the sewer tunnel into the bank vault. They finally get inside ...
2
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1answer
44 views

Was the Connie/Donna transformation part of Arctor's hallucination?

I guess there isn't going to be a 100% proven answer, so I'm more interested in what possibility is most likely. In the answer on A Scanner Darkly's IMDB page to the question of whom Arctor slept ...
4
votes
2answers
462 views

Horror Movie about woman trapped in a subway station

I watched this movie a long time ago when i was around 13 so i remember very few details about this movie. It probably came out between 2004-2010 and might be an european production. Its about a ...
28
votes
1answer
14k views

What was really behind the mysterious number sequence in Lost?

4 8 15 16 23 42 - every Lost fan knows this sequence. But even after watching the ending, I am still not sure what the numbers really mean and how it's all connected. If I recall correctly, in the ...
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0answers
21 views

Daily Show episode with old Jewish lady voice [on hold]

I'm looking for an episode of the Daily Show where Jon imitates an old Jewish lady's accent, saying 'Oh my god, it's coming right towards us!' when talking about an iceberg. It was the part of the ...
0
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0answers
24 views

Episode involving a young man who kidnapped children

I'm looking for an episode of Law and Order SVU. All I can remember is that the squad is looking for a young man who kidnapped some children (for either human trafficking or something related to ...
3
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0answers
41 views

Show\movie about a serial killer with a brother being run over

All I remember is this flashback from this movie or TV show. It's about this guy who I think is a serial killer or something like that. I remember something about him lacking empathy. Anyway, the ...
2
votes
2answers
271 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
133 views

“Madman with cat cannon” mentioned in the Daily Show

I recently heard Trevor Noah of the Daily Show say: Not to be confused with the D.C. Madman, the eccentric 19th century scientist known for attacking the White House with a cat-cannon Who ...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

What happened to Willie Cicci after the grand jury?

In The Godfather: Part II, Willie Cicci, played by Joe Spinelli, testifies that Michael Corleone was involved in organised crime and the head of the Corleone family: "Oh yeah, a buffer. The family had ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

Was CGI used to make Will Smith look different in the movie Concussion?

I was watching this trailer about the movie "Concussion" and to me Will Smith looks very different from the last movie I saw him in just a couple of years ago. Something about his jawline and the ...
6
votes
3answers
260 views

What is the point of selling in 2.35 format a movie recorded in 1.85 format?

I can see that the "E.T." movie is sold in 1.85 and 2.35 formats: Example of 2.35 format - Another example - And a last one Example of 1.85 format But seems to have been recorded in 1.85 ...
4
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3answers
871 views

Is Christopher Nolan no longer associated with Batman vs Superman?

The film credits about cast & crew on IMDb pages no longer show Nolan listed as executive producer. Has Nolan bowed out of the project? Or is there a role change?
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vote
1answer
50 views

Old British movie with a son in a secret room [duplicate]

I'm looking for a British movie (Thames the company), a thriller I think, from 1980 or before. The plot was about a child that is playing outside and by accidently he kills somebody (I don't ...
4
votes
1answer
99 views

Advanced Grifting Techniques

Community: Season 6: Episode 9: “Grifting 101” “How was grifting class? Did you teach some advanced techniques; only you could understand? “The Brown Betty”, “The Texas Well Baby”, “The Reverse ...
9
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3answers
5k views

Was Frank Fitts gay or not?

In the movie American Beauty, we see Colonel Frank Fitts tried to kiss Lester Burnham just before the latter was killed. Why did he try to do so? At first, I thought Frank himself was a gay too. But ...
13
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2answers
3k views

Can a headshot from a sniper really cause muscle spasm?

It seems like a common thing in television and movies to have a bad guy in a stand down with the cops but they won't shoot him even though they have a clear shot because he has a gun on a hostage or ...
5
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2answers
105 views

Considering bans on Nazi imagery, how are fictional works featuring such imagery treated in countries which outlaw said imagery?

Movies about Nazis are quite common in American cinema. Hollywood produces one a year on average. These movies tend to be block busters that are distributed for international markets. A few widely ...
8
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1answer
297 views

How did they film the flat spin in Top Gun?

Did they really throw an F-14 into a flat spin and then have to recover it? Or is that a model shot? It seems (to a complete layperson) like an unthinkably-dangerous thing to do, but the shot looks ...
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0answers
40 views

American spy - Russian/Soviet wrestling champion - target: radar

I am looking for a movie that was probably a cold war propaganda made by Soviets. I watched it about 25-30 years ago. It was about an American spy whose mission was to destroy a radar/antenna. A ...
11
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5answers
874 views

Is Lt. Columbo psychic?

So I was watching the old Columbo series, and saw a pattern again and again. Many times, there were no clues against a certain suspect, but still Columbo zoomed in on him/her, and kept asking ...

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