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137 views

Identifying a post-apocalyptic movie, perhaps about a world with no women, containing a memorable scene

I am building up a collection of movies based in the future and there's one I saw about 20 years ago. However, I do not know how old the movie was when I saw it, so the best I can tell you is that it ...
10
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2answers
2k views

What happened to other characters from previous movies of Jurassic Park in Jurassic World

In Jurassic World, there are no references to characters from previous Jurassic Park movies, except Dr. Wu and John Hammond. There is no reference to characters such as Dr. Malcolm and Dr. Grant, who ...
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1answer
53 views

Psychopath couple tries to kill tourists on an island [closed]

Psychopath couple tries to kill tourists on an island. Hawaii or a similar island. Couple try to run away from the Psycho. One tourist got shot but survived because of protection. Really nice ...
2
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0answers
64 views

Can someone tell me name of this French movie?

This movie is French movie movie and involves two main characters, an old actor (possibly retired) and a factory worker (she's fired from the work). One night she spots the old actor jump in the river ...
3
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2answers
112 views

What condition did Walter Mitty have?

I am watching "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty". The eponymous main character suffers from frequent vivid hallucinations that occur frequently to him throughout the day, almost like episodes of ...
6
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2answers
1k views

Why couldn't the black smoke fly away from the island?

Towards the end of the show Lost, we observe the Black Smoke Monster taking form of a human being in the face of John Locke. It is later revealed that his ultimate plan is to leave the island, ...
2
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1answer
20 views

How many adaptations of his books has John le Carre appeared in?

In the recent BBC TV series adaptation of John le Carre's novel The Night Manager, the man himself made a cameo appearance in one of the scenes, placing his seal of approval on the adaptation. The ...
3
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1answer
80 views

Why did Michael Corleone fail where his father succeeded?

The two parallel arches in the Godfather trilogy follow the stories of Vito and Michael Corleone, the main motivation for both of them being to protect their family. Vito succeeds, while his son, ...
4
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1answer
130 views

A movie about a man coming to a town to die

This is the plot I remember: A man comes to a strange town, everyone is very suspicious so he announces he came to the town to die... he doesn't really want to, but the people start treating him nice ...
4
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2answers
103 views

Movie with bugs

So I saw this movie when I was a kid and I'm still not sure if it was an unclear dream or a movie so the plot is somewhat like this: There's this group of teenagers /adults stuck in some kind of an ...
1
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1answer
143 views

Movie about deciding not to live in a dream like world

Can anyone tell me what this movie is. I watched the start of it years ago (90's / 2000) and would like to find it again so I can watch the full movie. I can only remember the start where there's a ...
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1answer
50 views

Horror film with “Father May I” and it have Devil [closed]

I watched a movie at a Halloween party when I was quite young in around 1992. All I remember was there was some character called "Father May I" and there was a devil. I always remember it as "Father ...
0
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0answers
22 views

Why didn't Hundred Eyes assassinate Jia Sidao in their first encounter?

In Netflix's Marco Polo, Hundred Eyes is sent to assassinate the Song chancellor Jia Sidao. He finds his target already in a duel with the new chancellor to be who is killed then a fight ensues ...
1
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1answer
62 views

Why didn't Wilford use the back of the train just as a breeding camp?

In the end of Snowpiercer Wilford reveals that they use small children of the back for manual labour on the train. But if that is the only purpose of the people in the end why didn't he transform the ...
0
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0answers
16 views

How did the lead character in predestination movie get born for the first time? [duplicate]

In Predestination, how was the lead character born for the first time?
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1answer
66 views

How does Myriad work in Supergirl? [closed]

In episode 19 of Supergirl, Myriad is activated, and the entire population of National City was put under mind control by Non. But I really don't get how the whole "mind control" thing works in this ...
4
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0answers
77 views

Movie with moving castle [duplicate]

I saw this movie when I was young (I was born in '82). It was a live action movie (NOT Howl's Moving Castle), in English, and I'm from the U.S. I reckon it can't have been made after 1992 or so. If I ...
1
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0answers
40 views

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 ...
1
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0answers
18 views

Why wasn't Anubis present on the day Horus got crowned?

All of the gods were at the ceremony at the Palace of Osiris in Gods of Egypt. Horus was to be crowned as the new king of Egypt. All of the gods were present at that day, even though Set came a bit ...
5
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1answer
80 views

Why didn't Jimmy get the permission to air his commercial?

In s02e03 of Better Call Saul Jimmy makes a commercial to reach the residents at Sandpiper Crossing. He airs it without asking his boss for permission to do so which gets him into trouble. Why ...
1
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0answers
57 views

Action or martial arts movie

I can't recall this martial arts movie I saw back in 1994, not sure if it was made in that year or not. These are 2 scenes that I remember: They were in a bar, I think, were this guy grabs this big ...
2
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1answer
98 views

Computer chip in brain, adverts everywhere, hackers save him (black guy)

I'm looking for a movie about a guy who gets run over or something in America where they need insurance money or they will die. Anyway, this big corporation pays his insurance and he eventually ...
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0answers
22 views

Foreign,Subtitles,TromboneyTrumpet-Man, Kid-Awesome-on-Electric-Guitar

This was on Film4. I looked at their list of foreign films and there's thousands. Basically I remember it being a little weird in the way it was filmed almost like a silent film (no talking hardly) ...
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1answer
35 views

Short film series, someone trying to escape and dozens of bystanders filming from their cell phones? [closed]

Believe there is a series, perhaps 4 short films in total, that are commentary on technology in our lives. In one of the films, someone trying is to escape and dozens of bystanders filming from their ...
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1answer
89 views

Ghost movie about a little girl

So I don't have a lot of detail on this, but this is what I remember.... It has to be a movie from 2000-2010. I remember the trailer said it was based on a true story. It was a ghost movie and I ...
22
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1answer
4k views

Why does The Magicians include so much un-airable dialogue?

The Magicians is a SyFy original series based on a fantasy book of the same name. It's essentially a deconstruction of the young-adult fantasy genre, aimed squarely at grown ups (it includes obvious ...
0
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0answers
47 views

Movie about a dad who crashes his plane

This movie is about a dad who crashes his plane. I remember seeing the trailer when I was younger so it has to be from 2000-2010. All I remember from the trailer is that a father was driving a ...
0
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0answers
12 views

What is the meaning of children playing with sun rays in Le Meraviglie?

A couple times in the movie, two sisters play with sun rays. Is there any symbol or allegory in these scenes? This question comes from the "special" games in the scenes. In one, the older sister asks ...
4
votes
1answer
92 views

Why is the film called “Saving Mr. Banks”?

I saw the movie, Mr. Banks is a character in the "Mary Poppins" story. But the whole plot does not match the title, Helen Goff was heavily influenced by her father "Travers Robert Goff". She wants ...
3
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0answers
194 views

Non-English SBS Film about a couple making porn

In Australia SBS was known to air what was commonly thought to be porn programs late at night but now-a-days that doesn't seem to be the case and I have started to question how this has been the case. ...
1
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2answers
109 views

TV show consisting of unrelated episodes mainly about science fiction from the early 2000s I think

I only saw about 6 episodes on TV, it usually ran late at night in my country, but I can only remember the plot of one episode. In this episode the structure was like a detective movie, there were two ...
0
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1answer
54 views

Short movie where Santa Claus was an evil conqueror

I am looking for a comedic short movie done in the style of black-and-white news reels in which Santa Claus is an aggressor who tries to take over the world. He fails in the end, and has to make ...
1
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1answer
36 views

Japanese gangster film w/ handgun assembly contest

I watched a Japanese-language gangster film a few years ago. I think it was made within the last 10-15 years. The protagonist assembled some gunmen to help him kill some people who had wronged him. ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

What was so scandalous about “Nightmare Alley” (1947)?

On the Wikipedia page for "Nightmare Alley" (1947) it says ....the film was not a financial success upon its original release, due in part to protests against some of the scandalous content I ...
1
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1answer
106 views

Why do the DeLorean's effects not always start at 88 mph?

How come, the DeLorean's effects don't always start at 88 mph. For example, in Back to the Future 3 the effects started at 65 mph. Also, when Marty escaped the Libyans by going to 1955 the effects ...
1
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1answer
36 views

Identify the movie with actress dies taking revenge of her friend's death

Hollywood movie in which actress has telekinetic powers, she dies in the process of taking revenge on people who are responsible for her friend's death. Her boyfriend is dreaming of her exactly one ...
6
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1answer
567 views

When the trailer for a movie is released, how far along is it in development?

When a trailer (not a teaser) comes out, the rest of the movie usually follows a few months later. Is the movie itself typically complete at this point, or is there still (post-)production work to be ...
3
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1answer
80 views

Why does Mr. Hinx go to Mr. White's house even when Spectre already knew he is dead?

In Spectre, Mr. Hinx goes to Mr. White's house to terminate him. However, Bond approaches him before he did, and Mr. White shot himself. There was a camera inside the house, which is used by Spectre ...
4
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1answer
114 views

Why does the Puppet Master want to merge with Major?

In Ghost in the Shell (1995), there appears to be 3 intelligent forms Type 1: a completely organic person. Example: section 9's chief Type 2: a brain from a type 1 + some codes + a bio-mechanical ...
10
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4answers
884 views

Is Neo living in two worlds inside the Matrix?

At the beginning of the matrix Neo is shown as a hacker and a computer programmer. Everytime you see a sequence of his hacker life, the sequence is interrupted by showing him waking up in the world ...
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1answer
47 views

Girl seeing dreams about what happened in the past and end up in mental asylum

So basically, this girl was seeing dreams about what happened in the past about some specific person, there was something about apples and her dad who was a murderer, and after the girl dreamed about ...
3
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0answers
77 views

Plane crash, aliens involved

The movie starts with a plane crashing. The relative of a victim starts his/hers own investigation and finds that in the past, a similar incident happened. The story is known to the public as ...
4
votes
1answer
43 views

What is Stef doing in the opening credits of Goonies?

So anyone familiar with the opening credits of Goonies will remember that it introduces all the characters by showing them as they are going about their daily activities, meanwhile the Fratelli's are ...
3
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0answers
5k views

Can anyone explain this reference with Jeremy Piven?

In Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Episode 2 we see a large box of DVDs with Jeremy Piven on the cover playing the drums with the title 'Own the Skins' being dumped in a box marked 'FREE': Can anyone ...
2
votes
1answer
150 views

Is this scene a homage to The Jerk?

In Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Season 2 Episode 1, Fred Armisen sings a song whilst playing a ukulele: It seems to me that this bears an uncanny resemblance to the scene from The Jerk where Steve ...
0
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0answers
53 views

Movie about a stable girl and a horse

My wife was talking about a movie she saw as a child and she would like to see it again. But she does not remember much. It is an old movie. This is what she remembers: The movie is about a very shy ...
3
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2answers
149 views

Why did humans want to solve the gravity equation? [duplicate]

In the movie Interstellar, there's a lot of things that I don't get. Humans, most significantly Dr Brand, were hard at work for years solving the gravity equation. Brand wanted to do something to ...
2
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1answer
41 views

Intriguing 80’s or 90’s movie with a female photographer and a kidnapping

I saw this on TNT ‘way back. The protagonist is a young female celebrity photographer, but as we learn more about her we find she’s pretty unscrupulous about the way she gets her photos. She hires a ...
2
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1answer
61 views

Late 80's/early 90's romantic comedy with a guy and his friend sneaking in a girl's house

I'm trying to identify a late 80's/early 90's romantic comedy. I saw it on Cinema Golden Choice back when I was living in Mexico between 1990 and 2000, and I think the translated title was something ...
4
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2answers
1k views

What is the name of the cartoon that was referred in The Dictator (2012)?

In the Nuclear-Nadal scene, Both Aladeen and Nadal argue about the nuclear missile being pointy. In that argument, Aladeen refers to a cartoon (as per him they are research films) where the missiles ...

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