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Idenfity Late '90s early 00's Sci-Fi mini-series

I've been trying to identify a tv mini-series (maybe movie, but I don't think so) I watched 10-15 years ago. Here are some key points I remember about it: Plot An alien ship arrives at a ...
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Why is the Godfather part 1 classed as one of the best movies ever? [closed]

I am not saying the Godfather is a bad movie, I think it has good acting and a good story line ,but I don't know why people think it is the best movie ever. I know everyone has their own opinion but a ...
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41 views

Horror movie where the ending the woman gets pushed into a dark hole with a weird creature

All I remember in the beginning is a guy/girl trapped in a room and dirt comes pouring in and they suffocate. I think the main character moves into an apartment or weird building, with sketchy ...
10
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2answers
15k views

What lead to Don and Betty getting divorced on Mad Men?

Through the first three seasons of Mad Men, Don and Betty's relationship (and Don's indiscretions) are a primary focus. What factors contributed to the dissolving their marriage?
2
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8answers
11k views

Does Jack die in the end of the movie Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart?

I'd just like to know if Jack died in the end of Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart. I mean, seriously, I need to know. They somewhat suggest it, sure, but I mean, he could be just dreaming or ...
0
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2answers
91 views

Why so many British actors in American productions?

As a viewer from a non-Anglophone country, I noticed that there is a quite high proportion of British actors in American films and TV shows. They often portray British characters: a handful of agents ...
0
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1answer
41 views

Mad Max - salvation of the Citadel?

The final act of 2015's Mad Max is concerned with a race back to the citadel, where Furiosa and her party remark that as all war parties are out hunting, the Citadel is relatively undefended, with ...
8
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3answers
12k views

Why does Dr. Lamar go along with Vincent's deception

At the end of Gattaca, the dialog is pretty clear that Dr. Lamar, who does all the urine-based genetic verification, has a son who admires Vincent's persona as Jerome and that clearly is the reason he ...
3
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1answer
22 views

The Khan's impression of Marco's description of his desert

During the TV-show Marco Polo, when the Khan asks for the Polo's description of his desert, they gave a bland and stunted account, describing it as a "sea of death" and finding not a bird in sight. It ...
2
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1answer
74 views

Why was the actor who played Kreese in Community given credit 'Someone Else'

In Community Season 6 Episode 4 in the stage adaption of Karate Kid, the actor who plays 'Kreese' (real actor in film was Jess Allen playing Kreese in the original was Martin Kove ) is given the ...
5
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1answer
76 views

Is Frank in 'Frank' autistic?

I just saw the movie Frank and really liked it. The mask (which I understand could be a hyperbole of this situation) being the least of a reason why I am asking this, the most being his communication ...
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0answers
26 views

Sad romance movie China/Hong Kong/Taiwan around 1980 with widow and song?

Ok, this is driving me crazy. I was able to find it once. Don't know why I can't anymore. Anyway, it's a "chinese" movie (China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan), released around 1980 or 1979. It's a sad ...
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1answer
91 views

How does Steve escape from the building in Venice

In the movie Italian Job, in Venice, after the explosion when the safe drops into the river below, Charlie, Left Ear and John submerge themselves in the water to crack open the safe. Handsome Rob and ...
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2answers
51 views

Artificial intelligence/robot reads a cup in a room

Long ago, I watched a movie but I don't remember the name of the movie, nor any of the actors in it. All I can remember is that it's about a robot (an 'artificial intelligence cube') that tries to ...
3
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1answer
59 views

What was Joss Whedon's budget for Much Ado About Nothing?

Joss Whedon has been quoted "Whatever you're thinking, it's less", but has anyone placed a specific dollar figure on the budget of his Much Ado About Nothing? If not, can someone here make a ...
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0answers
38 views

Are there relatively many British actors in US productions?

In this question about British actors in American productions I made some undue assumptions. Here is a more precise question: is it true that in “main” roles of “important” American films and TV ...
0
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0answers
50 views

Tall married girl attacked in her home

I don't know what year this came out but I think it was recent. There was a tall girl kinda dark skinned but kinda not. She had a husband in the beginning and then people came and robbed her house ...
4
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1answer
106 views

Why Coraline's real parents can't remember about the trap?

Coraline Spoilers Ahead: So I learnt many things about the movie from "The Hidden Meaning of the Movie “Coraline” Basically it's look like a normal fantasy animation movie, but it actually has a ...
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3answers
3k views

Why does Frank peel off the labels from bottles and things?

Catch Me If You Can's fictionalized version of Frank W. Abagnale Jr. uses to peel off labels from things. While in certain cases this is part of his check frauds (especially the Pan Am labels), he ...
3
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3answers
505 views

A study in pink: doesn't Sherlock know it's not a real gun?

I have a doubt regarding the first season's first episode of Sherlock. Towards the end, Sherlock says to the serial killer "I know a real gun when I see one". The serial killer (i.e, the cab ...
3
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2answers
174 views

Is Toothless male or female?

In the movie How to Train your Dragon, the sex of the Night Fury Toothless is never mentioned (or I must have missed if it is). In either case, is Toothless a male or a female, and why?
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0answers
36 views

Man pretends to be another one, gets killed [closed]

I just can't recall this movie I once saw. Only thing I remember is that in the end of the movie there is this scene where at airport man pretends to be someone else, in the arrivals area (there is ...
4
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0answers
29 views

What was the recording order for How I Met Your Mother?

I know that the scene with the kids in the finale of How I Met Your Mother had all been recorded a while back as a way to make sure they looked the dame throughout the series, and I know the ending ...
4
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1answer
74 views

What are all the film references in 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl'?

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl contains many low-budget parodies of classic films and I'm trying to list all the references in it. IMDb mentions some, but they're not all there [It's missing 8 1/2 ...
0
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1answer
123 views

Question about Ann's refusal to believe Chris in What Dreams May Come

How is Ann's refusal to believe in Chris's afterlife existence affecting her and her family? How is she affecting the belief of her children?
0
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1answer
276 views

A wild comedy of 3 fat black guys from 20 years ago

I rememeber a wild comedy with 3 fat black guys. This was somewhere in the late 80s or the beginning of the 90s. I remember one scene in particularly where they were arrested, thrown into a police ...
0
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0answers
17 views

Comedy Movie with three big black guy [duplicate]

I saw a movie at my teenage. There was three very fat black guys and worked in some place and some adventure. I thought the movie name was "fat boys" but I searched a lot on internet and found ...
1
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1answer
27 views

BBC2 Children's Math show early 2000s

It was a bbc 2 show, late 90s/early 2000s about Maths/Numbers/Money and I remember it being themed around a royal court and would end with an orphan boy singing a song which included the lyric 'if you ...
8
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4answers
1k views

Why do Mitch and Cam never kiss?

I just watched the Season 5 finale, where Cam and Mitch get married. After exchanging the rings there is the traditional kiss between the newlyweds. Their kiss is very short, at which point I realized ...
2
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0answers
23 views

CBS, Capes and Pigeonholing?

For Comicbook to live action adaptations, the 1970's presents a few notable milestones of which Today's Superhero Media empires lineage can be traced. Remarkably, CBS retains the highest pedigree for ...
1
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1answer
50 views

On whose behalf was the auctioneer bidding?

In the Merchant Ivory picture, Le Divorce, a painting is auctioned towards the end of the movie. Stephen Fry plays the role of an auctioneer (possibly representing Christie's from London) who has had ...
0
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0answers
27 views

Was Eobard Thawne gay?

In S01E011 of The Flash we see flashbacks from "Harrison Wells'" perspective involving a chess game with Hartley Rathaway ("The Pied Piper"). In these flashbacks it is clear that the two have feelings ...
5
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3answers
5k views

Did Mike's granddaughter get Mike's money?

When Mike died in Breaking Bad, did the DEA confiscate his money, or did his granddaughter inherit it?
4
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4answers
2k 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 ...
7
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1answer
3k views

Did Terence Mann die?

At the end of "Field of Dreams", Terence Mann gets invited to go with the baseball players into the corn field, and presumably the after-life: Ray. Ray. Listen to me, Ray. Listen to me. There is ...
2
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1answer
116 views

What is that movie with Malcolm McDowell that is about a demonic apocalypse?

I'm almost certain that the movie had Malcolm McDowell in it. If he was in it, I cannot find it under his movies. The movie was about a demon or the devil or the devil's son taking over the world. ...
1
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2answers
119 views

What is “homegrown nana”

In From Paris with Love there is a scene where Charlie Wax gets served mint tea by an old man. He then asks how he make his own tea just as good and the old man replies something like "You can't, it ...
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12answers
4k views

What happened to Thomas Granger?

In Primer there is a secondary character named Thomas Granger that the two main characters Aaron and Abe come in contact with. Apparently he is the father of Abe's girlfriend Rachel and is head of ...
0
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1answer
35 views

Movie where a number of people sign an agreement and contribute and the survivor gets it all

The very vague plot is that each of a number of men contribute some money or their estate or something and the last survivor gets everything. Supposedly it was to be natural deaths but the movie was ...
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1answer
44 views

what's the name of this old movie (40's or 50's) [closed]

The only scene I can recall is of a man buying a hamburger with his last quarter, giving the meat to his dog and eating the bun.
25
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8answers
7k views

What's the significance of the Disney movie intro ident?

At the start of recent Disney movies, there's a short 30 second animation of a river with an old sailing ship, a bridge with a steam train and then the familiar Disney castle and fireworks. Is ...
6
votes
2answers
521 views

What happened to the dinosaurs from Jurassic Park?

I went to Jurassic World last night and it left me with a question. Jurassic world is on the same island (from the looks of it) as Jurassic Park so where did those other dinosaurs from the previous ...
0
votes
2answers
125 views

Why does Luke let Darth Vader kill the Emperor?

I read some articles/books talking about how the Jedi in Star Wars follow similar practices as buddhism. In Return of the Jedi, Luke did not want to fight Vader, but starts fighting once Vader says he ...
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0answers
31 views

Help Identifiying an old war movie [closed]

there was a movie that I watched a few years ago on the channel movies4men that I have forgotten the name. It was an English speaking movie and was black and white.It was either a world war 1 or 2 ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Why are there so many Shark based monster movies these days?

Other than Jaws and maybe that movie with LL Cool J and Samuel L Jackson, I can't really think of many shark monster/horror movies. But suddenly it seems to me that there is a new shark monster movie ...
5
votes
4answers
371 views

If Vader thinks he killed Padme, why isn't he more surprised that he has children?

Padme was pregnant when Anakin killed her (or so he believes) -- he has no knowledge of her having given birth and as far as I can tell, he thinks she died before giving birth. So why isn't his ...
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votes
2answers
56 views

1950's shipwreck movie [closed]

There is a movie from the 50's or early 60's where the protagonist is salvaging a liner wrecked on a reef. Looks like it's in the south pacific or Carribean, and stars a Sinatra/Dean Martin type as ...
5
votes
1answer
654 views

Why did Michael need a tattoo which is a pictorial charade for “Christina Rose” (his own mother's name)

In Season 2 of Prison Break Agent Mahone finds out that Michael's last plan is related to this tattoo which contains a picture of Jesus Christ in a Rose, by which he concludes that this is his ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

What is the original English title of this documentary?

I have this documentary voiced-over in French named "Survivre l'Apocalypse" and I can't find the original English version of it. ...
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votes
0answers
35 views

Movie about a man floating in an ice block, probably titled “Just around the corner” [duplicate]

We are looking for any information on a movie we saw as kids in the 70s. A comedy about a man who is frozen in ice, the ice block falls overboard and floats and a women jumps overboard with it and ...

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