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A horror movie where animals are possessed

The movie I am looking for desperately is an horror one. I remember watching it as a kid. I think the movie was from the 80's or maybe early 90's. I already searched as much as I could but ended up ...
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Italian comedy from the 1960's about 4 men plan robbery of the Finance Ministry

I'm looking for an Italian comedy about 3 men who owed a lot of back taxes to the Finance Ministry and were always going to see a gut there with excuses. One was a noble man who lived in a palace and ...
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Who's in on the master plan?

What characters exactly are in on the grand rouse in Ocean's Twelve (i.e. that they've already agreed with Lamark to steal the egg and humiliate the night fox in return for $160+ million before the ...
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How did Benjamin Barker come up with the titular name Sweeney Todd?

In the Tim Burton musical opera, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), the titular character Sweeney Todd starts as Benjamin Barker. Barker was falsely imprisoned for 15 years by a ...
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Strip poker game ends with attempted suicide

I remember watching it in the first half of 1990s. It might have been a full length movie, a short film (around one hour?) or maybe even an episode of a show (I did see it on TV). The movie had a ...
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What can we understand about the Many Faced God?

I'm left wondering whether the assistant and the man serving the Many Faced God are even different people. Maybe the whole thing was just an illusion-based test to turn Arya into the person she was ...
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A movie, fairly recent, comedy, probably made for tv with a female lead

Ok, that could be difficult since I only watched the last two scenes. Anyway it was an American movie, from the last 5 years, probably made for tv, comedy with a female lead. Here is a description ...
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Did Tom Selleck threaten to quit Blue Bloods when executives pushed to remove the prayer from Sunday meals?

I heard the other day from an acquaintance that executives attempted to cut the saying of grace from Blue Bloods. Tom Selleck refused to accept this cut, and even threatened his role as Frank Reagan ...
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Was Roohdaar intended to be the replacement of Hamlet's father's ghost?

In the film Haider, as I mentioned in another question, supernatural elements were avoided in the film in comparison to Hamlet which it is based on. But there was one character named Roohdaar, which ...
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To which degree do dubbed versions of Shakespeare adaptations consult existing official translations?

When watching dubbed versions of Shakespeare plays adapted into film (that use the original dialogue, as opposed to loose adaptations) and translated into my language, they are of course dubbed in a ...
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Girl gets kidnapped and hidden in forest, FBI involved. Kidnapper may have been her father

Trying to identify a movie I saw as a kid with my Nan: A girl (maybe aged 7-8) got kidnapped and was hidden in a hole in the ground under a trap door in a forest. Orange leaves indicated it was ...
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Only the Sith deal in absolutes?

This is a pretty well known quote from the Star Wars movies. But isn't it a bit paradoxical? It in itself is an absolute, and it was said by a Jedi (Obi-Wan if I recall correctly?). If this holds ...
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How does the editing of lip-sync take place for non-native artists (especially in songs)?

I was going through this answer here, where @JasonCraig ends the answer with: Later a huge portion of issues are sorted in the editing table. So, I wanted to know what are the editing methods ...
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When was Stargate (1994) filmed?

I would like to know when the actual shooting for the original Stargate movie took place. I suppose it was done in 1993, but I need at least the month/months, although I would prefer the exact dates.
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Guy with Turkish Flag T-Shirt in Movie “13 Hours”

I've seen the movie "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi" recently. In the movie, there was a guy who was shown multiple times (he is one of the certain bad Libyan guys in the movie, which I ...
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Why was the landing of Friendship 7 skipped in The Right Stuff?

I noticed that they skipped the landing of Friendship 7 in The Right Stuff. I was waiting to see how the astronaut will make it out, as I know the landing deploy got wrong in middle of orbiting the ...
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Rear projection effect in The Hateful Eight

Do you think that the rear projection effect used in the movie The Hateful Eight during the ride to Red Rock was used just due to economical reasons or was meant as some sort of a stylistic effect?
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What was the significance of the books exchanged between Spud and The Guv?

In the film Spud, The Guv used to give books to Spud and there were constant references of these books. I can only spot and understand the reference of The Lord of the Rings which he even related with ...
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Movie/TV show with a girl looking for three magical keys to a stable

Okay, I first saw this back in elementary school in either 2002 or 2003, however I'm not sure what year it came out or whether it is a movie, a TV show, or just a sort of thing filmed to show in ...
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Did Selma Ježková pay money for stay?

In Dancer in the Dark (2000), Selma Ježková was sentenced to death, but her colleagues apply for stay, so did Selma Ježková pay money for stay?
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Is this race now completely wiped out?

Just a few Children of the Forest have been seen throughout Game of Thrones. However, in the fifth episode of season six, Were these the last remaining Children of the Forest?
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Movie about a transfer student that befriends a working student who is good at piano and a star athlete?

I think this movie was made in late 90's or early 2000's. As far as I can remember this Chinese student transfered to an American/English high school. In her first day there she was toured by this ...
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Where are the spoons?

In Bone Tomahawk, when Sheriff Franklin's wife recovers from her convalescence after her bout with pneumonia and cooks breakfast, she complains that she can not find what the sheriff has done with the ...
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What did they do to David Schwimmer to simulate the tan?

In "The One with Ross's Tan" Ross gets too much spray-on tan. What was actually done to the actor to simulate the tan. (I assume he did not actually do the thing which happened to the character.)
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How and when did David kill Mr. Peterson's boss?

Mr. Peterson's boss is the only death in The Guest (2014) that wasn't shown on screen. I can't figure out how David could've fit this in his schedule: Day 1: David meets everyone in Caleb's family. ...
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How did they film the motorcycle jump in Point Break (2015)?

The 2015 Point Break remake features a large number of spectacular stunts. Most of these stunts are claimed to be genuine and performed by highly skilled stuntmen. In one of the opening scenes a jump ...
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Why was Anubis always shown in 'animal form'?

All of the Gods of Egypt have a normal human appearance (beside that they are slightly taller). They can change forms to the animal-form which fits them most. But Anubis is only shown in animal form ...
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Was Quaid's dream planted?

It occurred to me several days ago that in the 1990 version of Total Recall, that if you take the events of the film as "true" (not as Quaid's virtual vacation or mental deterioration), then the dream ...
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What's in it for Tamaki?

In Ouran High School Host Club, Tamaki decides to make Haruhi a host in place of paying off her 8 million yen debt. If she had continued on as an errand boy, the debt would have been paid off ...
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What was Amberle Elessedil holding if she is the seed herself?

At the end of The Shannara Chronicles, Amberle Elessedil (the princess) walks into the fire (to another world/dimension) to obtain the seeds to save the Ellcrys. You can see her holding a seed in ...
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Why was this worse?

In 10 Cloverfield Lane, at one point the air intake and filtration system stops or stalls. Howard says this is bad, because they will run out of air. Then he tries a ceiling hatch/door, and it won't ...
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What is the whistling in the restroom about in “My Name is Nobody”?

In the 1973 "My Name is Nobody" (with Terence Hill), there is a scene where Nobody and the driver of a train are in a restroom, facing each other. The driver obviously has problems "letting go". ...
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What did the German street thugs say to Donovan when they stole his coat?

In Bridge of Spies, there is a scene where James Donovan runs into some street thugs in East Berlin, who eventually demand his coat in exchange for directions to the embassy. There are no subtitles ...
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What happens to Travis' daughter?

In Continuum, Travis supposedly inducts his daughter in CPS's good books by letting her give him away. Is it safe to assume that in that timeline, she becomes a police officer in CPS and works for ...
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Clay's Leadership - Was he right?

In the end, is Clay actually right about most of what he did, and he is the right leader that SOA MC Redwood Originals possibly could have ever got? Clay is known to see through his decisions, that ...
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Is Gemma Teller afraid of repurcussions?

In one of the Sons of Anarchy Season1, Ep < 4, Gemma tells Clay that Jax is going towards the footsteps of his father and that he needs to set it right - follow the footsteps of the right father. ...
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Is this a genre, a plot template or something else?

I've stumbled upon (and watched) a number of films that share many things: Divergent, The Maze Runner, The Giver and so on (I will add as I recall othrs that I've seen and from comments). These ...
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Are anomaly sequences in Animatrix: Beyond and Thor 2: The Dark World both paying homage to something?

In both movie main characters enter an abandoned area where strange physical anomalies are occurring. After watching both sequences back-to-back, I noticed that there are some common ways in which the ...
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Are David Attenborough documentaries still dubbed in the US?

When I lived in the US in 2007, I noticed that "Planet Earth" was dubbed by Sigourney Weaver. (This made Attenborough's reference to "Alien" when talking about ants infected by cordyceps a bit ironic) ...
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Are the movies 'The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins' and 'Cloak and Dagger' connected somehow?

In 1984, both The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins starring Gary Coleman (TV movie) and Cloak and Dagger starring Dabney Coleman (theatrical release) came out. They have identical plots. In both, ...
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Thriller movie where killer kills the heroines sleeping boyfriend/husband in their suite, but heroine, after waking up fights and kills killer

US made movie, either 80's or 90's Story Points: During the climax of the film, the killer is apparently killed. However, a few scenes later, a lone medic tries examining the killers "corpse" in a ...
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Why do kids shows have so many musical numbers

.....or why do shows for adults lack musical numbers? In watching TV with my nieces on Nickelodeon and Disney it seems that musical numbers are not uncommon. In contrast, except for shows dedicated ...
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Homeland - possible “Better Call Saul” series reference

I've recently finished watching the fifth season of Homeland whose fifth episode is entitled Better Call Saul, which of course is Saul Berenson's first name, one of the main characters of the show ...
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Was Childhood's End Intended To Parallel Biblical Prophecy?

I just finished watching the three-part SyFy channel mini-series adaptation of "Childhood's End", and I was left wondering about a number of seeming correlations between the story told (originally by ...
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Three Days of the Condor - communications protocols. Script vs movie adaptation

Sydney Pollack's Three Days of the Condor has always been one of my favourite movies, not only in regards to the spy movie genre but in general. I have known for a long time that the novel on which ...
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Kids TV puppet show late 70's BBC

I may be mashing two shows together as this is a very early memory. There was a man in a suit of armour with a clock in his belly, he walks along on a very flat landscape and meets various other ...
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Did Tony deceive Aldrich Killian into thinking that Mark 42 malfunctioned?

This is from the final battle scene in Iron man 3. My question is: Did Tony's Mark 42 really malfunction or did he use that as a pretext to get Killian's attention (he even stalls him by talking about ...
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - Ice Scene

In 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' there is an ice scene around the beginning of the film where the two main characters lay down on the ice. Screen left there is a unique and very beautiful '...
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Why Lorenzo de medici never ask about his daughters in da vinci's demon?

Recently I watched series named Da Vinci's Demons, and this question is about the character Lorezo de Medici In one episode in season 3 (I don't remember the episode) he was caught by the Turks and ...
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Edward Baines in a coma, seals and sailing?

In The Cell (2000), what is the connection between Edward Baines being in a coma, the seals being killed on the beach as mentioned in the newspaper article, and sailing the boat?

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