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Child prodigy (idiot savant) that writes numbers in a book

What's the name of this TV show about a little boy (named Max I think) Who's 11 yrs old and doesn't speak but he writes down numbers in this book he has? He never stops writing them and his dad fights ...
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How does Smaug know about the Ring?

I recently watched The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. In the movie, there is one shot where Bilbo enters the Lonely Mountain to find the Arkenstone and accidentally awakens Smaug. There is a ...
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205 views

Did Kili try to steal something from Tauriel?

In The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug when the dwarfs were imprisoned by elves, Kili talks about the talisman (which was given to him by his mother) to Tauriel. During the conversation, the talisman ...
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270 views

Why did no one want to treat Kili's wound after Thorin left for the Lonely Mountain?

In the movie "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug", when Thorin & Company leave from Esgaroth to Erebor by boat, the whole city is cheering them. Shortly after, Kili (who is wounded and was ...
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217 views

Why is it winter in Laketown?

In the Desolation of Smaug it generally seems to be summer. Even up on the lonely mountain (which I'm assuming is a fair height given the views) there's no snow. Why then does it appear to be winter ...
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121 views

Why does Thorin leave Bilbo when the key hole is not found?

In The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug when the key hole is not found on the Lonely Mountain, why do Thorin and all the dwarfs get disappointed so quickly and leave Bilbo, while Bilbo remains ...
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2answers
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Does “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” have spiders in it?

I have read the book, and there was pretty long fight with giant spiders. I have a huge phobia of spiders, and I'd like to know how much of the movie involves spiders, and if I could watch it.
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Where does the barrel come from in which Bombur jumps in The Hobbit: DoS?

Just saw the second part of the Hobbit. I wonder in which barrel Bombur jumps in "Barrel down the River" scene. All the Dwarves are in their barrels floating and fighting of the Orcs then miraculously ...
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What was going on between Bilbo and Thorin on that ledge?

When Bilbo is running from the dragon in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Thorin goes down to look for him and they run into each other, Thorin seems awfully suspicious of Bilbo, draws his ...
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3answers
501 views

Why don't the people in Laketown just relocate?

If the people in Laketown in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug really do fear Smaug, why don't they just relocate to a far away place?
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162 views

Was the Orcs vs Dwarves battle scene supposed to be funny?

I'm known to laugh at scenes in movies that are so cliched or contrived that it becomes ridiculous. I sometimes worry that I'm ruining the experience for other movie goers. I just saw the latest ...
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4answers
193 views

Why did Gazelle not die when Merlin detonates the security chips?

I was wandering why Gazelle (assistant of Valentine) in Kingsman: The Secret Service didn't die or her head didn't pop out when Merlin detonates the security chips whereas it was shown in some part of ...
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1answer
299 views

European movie where human heads attached to animal bodies

A young college student, who is down and out on his luck, hitches a ride with a couple weird doctors. They offer him cash if he agrees to let the dr's use him for medical experiments for the weekend. ...
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1answer
74 views

Does American Beauty advocate Taoism?

I don't know if my question belongs here or not. In the movie American Beauty, the message is that real beauty lies beneath the surface of things and you have to look deeper. A nice home in the ...
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54 views

A possibly Polish movie about drug dealers

All I can recall is that there was a young guy who had a bald tattooed big friend and both were selling drugs (cocaine) i think. After a while they get in touch with a very crazy guy that also rapes ...
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137 views

Why are the assistants called Bobs (Bawbs?) on Cutthroat Kitchen?

Often on Cutthroat Kitchen, Alton will ask his "Bobs"/"Bawbs" to bring in one of the nefarious devices to be used for the challenge. Any explanation for the nickname?
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What was the first instance of a movie reboot?

Apparently so called reboots are the new answer to Hollywood running out of original ideas. In the last years several franchises have been "rebooted" such as Spider-man, Batman, Star Trek and so on. ...
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0answers
58 views

Movie about an evil witch trapped in a mirror

I saw this movie once back when I was in elementary school (likely between 1994-1998). The movie was likely made between the 80's and early 90's. I saw the movie some time around the holiday season, ...
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Movie where they are having a Slumber party and something Goes terribly Wrong and they get covered in Black stuff [closed]

This has been bugging me for so many years, the time frame was between 1990s/2000s i believe. And one girl was in the Bathroom trying to Turn off something and the Sleepover then went into Chaos.
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1answer
775 views

“Friends” episode where Chandler says he hates his job and the rest of the gang say they love their jobs

I cannot find which episode of Friends has this scene: they all sit in Central Perk and Chandler says he hates his work, while the rest of the gang say they love their jobs. I think the dialogue was ...
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3answers
1k views

Why would they stop investigating on Arthur Leigh Allen?

I saw Zodiac and among all the suspects, Leigh Allen seemed to fit the bill the first time they met him, but they could not match his handwriting so they let him go. I mean it's just handwriting, what ...
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2answers
1k views

How did Ig get his horns?

In the movie Horns, horns mysteriously popped out of Ig's head, how did it happened? Does the book explain how he got his horns?
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7answers
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What caused and ended the time loop in Groundhog Day?

I've always wondered what caused the Time Loop experienced by Phil Connors in Groundhog Day, as well as what ended it, but I don't recall it being discussed in the movie. What was the cause for the ...
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2answers
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How educated is Bruce Wayne/Batman?

Sure, Bruce Wayne is a billionaire, trained by the League of Shadows, pretty smart too but how does he manage to fix a sophisticated piece of tech like the Bat's Auto-pilot on his own (I assume he did ...
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84 views

Movie where masked people dressed in white rape a woman while singing [closed]

A classic scary movie where a group of guys in masks dressed in white rape a guy's wife in front of him while singing
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4answers
4k views

Were they goblins or orcs?

In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, in the mountains when the whole party was brought into the mountain and Bilbo found Gollum, were those creatures orcs, goblins, or something else? I initially ...
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36 views

Irish movie about a family that loses a baby and doesn't name it, the headstone says baby [closed]

I remember watching this in the late 90's and haven't seen or been able to find it since. All I remember is seeing a part where a girl asks her mom why the babies grave doesn't have a name. The movie ...
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1answer
30 views

How did the detectives know where to arrive in Murder by Death?

In the movie Murder by Death, a parody murder mystery by Neil Simon, the detectives show up at the house as though invited for a murder mystery weekend, a la "And Then There Were None". The ...
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0answers
16 views

Song from “Parts per billion”

In the film "Parts per billion" there is a song/tune that the man in the first group of couples played on his guitar. Iv tried to search online but I can't find out what song it is. I'd like to ...
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1answer
153 views

Ultimate fate of Captain Hook in 1991's Hook movie?

In the 1991 movie Hook (starring Robin Williams), what was the ultimate fate of Captain Hook? I know he was swallowed by the stuffed crocodile, but still, this was just a stuffed crocodile. It didn't ...
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4answers
5k views

What on earth happened between Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant?

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant have worked on many productions together, including: The Office (UK) Extras An Idiot Abroad The Ricky Gervais Show (on XFM) But recently they seem to have had a ...
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1answer
2k views

Boy carves Initials onto turtle shell; years later, turtle is gigantic

Years ago (late 80’s to early 90’s), we watched a movie in which a seaside town is terrorized by a sea-monster which turns out to be a giant turtle. At the very end of the movie, the turtle sinks into ...
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2answers
151 views

British skit - couple at awful restaurant, but his “favourite” because they give WAY too much change!

Short feature before the main film at the theatre, or maybe a skit in a Brit TV series, maybe 1980's? I'm thinking Michael Pailin or John Cleese? He's taking his date (wife?) to a restaurant he's ...
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1answer
41 views

Old movie of newlyweds in haunted hotel

I'm trying to find a movie. It's an old movie, probably around 80's-90's maybe. It's a comedy horror, not scary just the concept of the haunted hotel. I think there are two newlywed couples One ...
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1answer
61 views

A guy finds his missing wife's ring in a pawn shop

He is on his honeymoon I believe, and he sees this ring at a pawn shop and is obsessed with finding how it got there, and then it leads him to his wife that went missing years earlier at this ...
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1answer
59 views

black and white movie for kids [closed]

I saw this black and white movie around 15 years back. 4 kids out of which 2 are twins reach an island in a small boat. There they encounter smugglers. The smugglers try to catch them, they fight in a ...
2
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1answer
46 views

Woman does everything to get a marriage proposal

The actress wants to get married but the guy doesn't. She ends up talking him into moving in with him, then changes the theme of his house, puts in a baby room, and leaves wedding magazines on the ...
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2answers
1k views

What exactly is this crystal thing on Mars in Watchmen (2009)?

There is a scene in Watchmen (2009) on Mars with Dr. Manhattan. Every time I watch the movie I'm wondering what exactly is this crystal/diamond thing we can see on mars.
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1answer
26 views

Foreign/Independent Movie About Tragedy, Spirit & Life

So there's this movie, based in/or around Europe that I would say took place in the early 2000's. Its main character is a little girl who seems inquisitive, and somehow meets the neighbor next door. ...
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1answer
57 views

A bunch of kids in prison in the desert, 2-3 of them escape

I want to know what the title of the movie where lots of kids are in juvenile prison because of their own case. The movie was so great with the moral of loyalty of friends. I almost forgot about the ...
8
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0answers
204 views

What is Sauron saying when Galadriel defeats him at Dol Guldur?

When Galadriel fights Sauron at Dol Guldur in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, she says to him "You have no power here, servant of Morgoth. You are nameless, shapeless, formless..." At the ...
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1answer
2k views

“Song”/Theme played in Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies

What is that theme/song called that Bombur "plays" when sounding the horn of Erebor and/or the humans play in honor of Thorin (after it "all over")?
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2answers
680 views

What are the five armies in Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies?

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Movie tells about battle between five armies. I counted only four. Dwarves Army (Lead by Throrin)Elves army (Lead by Thranduil?) Orcs army (Lead by Azog)Lake ...
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2answers
6k views

End of Hobbit - 3 and Aragon's reference

In the end of Hobbit 3, Thranduil mentions to Legolas that he should go meet a wanderer called Strider. Now, the events in the Hobbit are around 60 years before the events in the Lord Of The Rings. ...
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0answers
97 views

In the Hobbit 3, why didn't the orcs… [spoiler] [duplicate]

In the Hobbit 3 (Peter Jackson), why didn't the orcs use the worms to burrow directly into the mountain, or burrow straight to the gold, bypassing the armies? Why didn't they use the worms to battle, ...
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1answer
310 views

Why not use the wyrms to win?

When the Battle of the Five Armies begins, and Dáin arrives with an army of dwarfs to do battle, we see Azog has been using giant wyrms, which he refers to as "earth eaters" earlier in the film, to ...
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1answer
8k views

Is it necessary to watch “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” in order to enjoy and understand “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”?

So a friend of mine asked me to watch The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which I haven't, so that we can then watch The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. So is it necessary to watch Hobbit one in ...
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2answers
3k views

Why was Bilbo's sword not glowing?

In some places in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, 'Sting', (Bilbo's sword) wasn't glowing blue. There are a few scenes where Bilbo is around Orcs, Even one where they were fighting the Pale Orc, ...
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3answers
2k views

Are there any spiders in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey?

I suffer from a severe level of arachnophobia. in the description of the movie it says: Their journey will take them into the Wild; through treacherous lands swarming with Goblins and Orcs, ...
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2answers
950 views

Does the scene with Galadriel, Saruman, Elrond and Gandalf take place in the book?

The scene I'm referring to in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey takes place in Rivendell where Galadriel, Saruman, Elrond and Gandalf discuss the dwarves' quest and the Morgul blade. It's been a few ...

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