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Strange movie with a farm boy dealing with uncertainty about his sexuality

I keep remembering bits of this movie I saw parts of ~15 years ago, but I can't put together the right keywords to find it. Here are some details: The story centers around a boy in a farm town (I ...
3
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2answers
84 views

How do TV shows earn money and how to find the stats about it?

Whenever a big budget movie comes out we see some statistics like first week earning breaks this and that record. So money/earning also became a source of addressing success or failure for that movie. ...
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39 views

What is the title of this animated short about a man blinded in an accident?

I'm trying to track down an animated short from the late 1980s or early 1990s. Here are some details: The plot involves a man who is in an accident (most likely involving a car) where he is ...
2
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1answer
57 views

How did Leonard manage to distort his memory of Sammy Jenkins?

So in Memento Leonard already knew about the whole Sammy Jenkins thing because it happened before his accident. So some time after man-slaughtering his wife, how was he then able to convince himself ...
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104 views

Movie about vampires with a young doctor falling in love with a blond vampire

I don't remember much about this, it was between 80s and 90s maybe. It was about a young doctor that meets a blond vampire girl and falls in love with her, i think she was part of a coven or something ...
2
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58 views

Name of this futuristic movie about cloning?

I think it was made between the 80s and 90s. It was about two doctors, friends, that were developing cloning when a man appears and shoots one of them. The doctor wakes up only to discover he is in ...
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22 views

Was Aydın really that bad?

Just finished watching Winter Sleep, and am wondering if maybe I missed something. In the Wikipedia article on the film, it states: It turns out that most people have at least one very good ...
4
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1answer
195 views

Why didn't the Indominus Rex eat or kill the Velociraptors?

Jurassic World The Indominus Rex is a genetically modified new kind of Dianosour. Now when Masrani first went to see the Indominus, part of the conversation was like Masrani: What happened to the ...
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0answers
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Why did Luke not let the man on the street enter into the car in 'Vanishing on 7th Street'?

In the movie 'Vanishing on 7th Street' we see the initial power outage and how different persons reacted to that. After these initial scenes the movie jumps multiple days forward. In the next scene we ...
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75 views

Name the movie from the 70s or 60s. sci fi, horror, fantasy?

Name the movie from the 70s or 60s. A girl was sitting in the yard and suddenly she saw a woman who was looking out of the nearby woods. The girl walked toward the woman, but she started to run away ...
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523 views

Which characters in Game Of Thrones have a Valyrian Steel sword?

In Game of Thrones, a Valyrian steel sword is one of the most popular things in weaponry. I can only remember Jon Snow and Brienne of Tarth possessing a Valyrian steel sword. Are there other ...
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Why is classic IMAX not digital?

These days everything is digital. I came to know that, real 70MM IMAX i.e (not LieIMAX) are shown using film stock instead of digital once. What's keeping them from producing the format in digital ...
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1answer
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Why is the Satellite of Love shaped like a bone?

Why is the SOL in MST3K shaped like a bone? I know it's not hard sci-fi or anything, but has it ever been explained by the creators, actors, set designers, etc? The views of the inner architecture do ...
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1answer
83 views

Old cartoon movie from late 80's / early 90's with a flying ship

I can remember snippets of this movie I saw as a kid. It was either Claymation or animation and I remember a lot of orange tones. It was about some sort of creature that went on an adventure in a ...
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37 views

What is this short film from animation film festival with angels & old man

I saw this short film in the mid 1980s as part of an American animation film festival, there was no dialogue, so I don't know if it was an English-speaking or not. It was beautifully animated, with ...
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32 views

drama movie adoptive parents return the child

I'm looking for a tv drama movie probably from the 90's from the US, an adoptive couple in the end have to return the adopted toddler to the biological mother. The biological mother is young, she gets ...
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0answers
61 views

What is the name of the movie where the hero saves a woman from getting frozen in a block of ice?

There was already an older lady frozen in ice, wearing a swimsuit and posing with her arm outstretched. A younger lady was about to get frozen the same way, but the hero of the movie dashed in and ...
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2answers
113 views

About a man who can't remember who or where he is every time he wakes up

I am looking for a movie about a man who can't remember who or where he is whenever he wakes up. He has sticky notes all over his apartment. He meets a girl and falls in love with her. They travel ...
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1answer
103 views

Movie featuring AI super villain

I seem to remember a trailer a while ago advertising a movie in which there was a male humanoid terminator-like AI android who had escaped from a lab and the movie revolved around trying to kill him ...
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88 views

Movie about three women from three different generations

I saw a film long time ago about three women in three different generations. Their lives were simultaneously shown so that you could hardly understand the time difference and the only clue was the ...
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1answer
73 views

Why does Michael Corleone need a bodyguard to translate for him when he first met Apollonia's father?

In The Godfather I, when Michael Corleone took refuge in Sicilly, he met Apollonia and then met the inn owner who happened to be Apollonia's father. Michael wanted Apollonia to be his wife and he ...
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1answer
122 views

Why do we see Tesla “inventing” the machine in “The Prestige”?

I understand the whole magic/cloning/one-upping each other bit in "The Prestige". I don't understand why they specifically needed Nicola Tesla to be the inventor/creator of this cloning machine. ...
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58 views

Time-travel movie from the 80s or 70s

It's about a guy who goes back in time to conceive his grandfather (i think). I only remember that the lead was a blond actor with a big straw hat... i know: nothing much to go on... Although it has a ...
2
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1answer
67 views

80s/90's Sci-fi movie about gambling with blue liquid that creates life and makes it longer

I just recalled another gem from my childhood. It's a movie where people gamble by playing games against each other where the winner gets the opponent's blue liquid. The blue liquid is something that ...
4
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1answer
69 views

Duration of day and night on Pandora

In Avatar, as Pandora itself is a moon orbiting around a planet, that in turn orbits around a star, does it (Pandora) have random number of hours in day and night? Is there any reference about it?
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1answer
77 views

Movie about a girl with photographic memory

The plot is something like this, this girl was in College and she gets bullied because she's crazy smart. One scene I remember is there's something in her dorm room, like an experiment, with the use ...
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66 views

'80s film about a girl who finds a bag of green diamonds

Does anyone know the name of a film (made sometime in the 1980s) about a girl who finds a bag of green diamonds in an alley and a man wearing a motorcycle is trying to get them back?. It might be ...
4
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1answer
59 views

UK TV drama broadcast in 1970s / 1980s about two young boys in the Victorian era

I remember this show on British TV in the late 1970s / early 1980s. It was suitable for children and broadcast before the watershed, but I don't remember if it was part of a "programmes for children" ...
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2answers
2k views

Why adding “in colour” when referring to “Wizard of Oz”?

In the 3rd episode of the 4th season of Episodes, Matt takes Beverly to a Golden Globe gift party. While entering it she says (writing from memory): It's like being in Wizard of Oz. In colour. ...
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2answers
1k views

Why does Myrcella Baratheon live in Dorne?

Since when and why does Myrcella Baratheon from Game of Thrones live in Dorne rather than with her parents in King's Landing?
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40 views

Why didn't Richard Kimble get shot?

Who doesn't love The Fugitive? Seriously there is just one part of the movie I don't get. This is after Kimble leaves visiting the prisoner at the city jail and is being chased by Deputy Gerard. ...
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37 views

Windmill and Hot Air Balloon in Intro?

Ok, So I need help identifying a tv show. I used to watch these when I was about 3 years old in the late 80's/ early 90's, but they may have been reruns of older shows from the 70's or 80's. I'm going ...
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2answers
102 views

SciFi movie from early to mid 90's with humans on a conveyor belt being killed

When I was young I remember walking into the TV room and someone had left the TV on. Well there was a movie playing about these people that were on a conveyor belt which would harvest their organs ...
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33 views

Spanish (?) “version” of “Le papillon”?

Okay, so I remember watching the 2002 French film, Le papillon (aka The Butterfly) when I was a kid - movie about a grumpy older man who collects butterflies and connects with a little girl who goes ...
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63 views

Movie with young woman jumping off a building

There is a movie I have been trying to find for years, but I do not remember many details. Near the end of the movie, she kills all sorts of people in what may be an apartment building. I recall her ...
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1answer
101 views

Sherlock - Searching inside a “C” Drive for Quest Search?

Is there any logical reason to Search inside a "C" Drive or is just a goof ? It definitely blows away the standards of Sherlock built in the previous episodes. Is it just me or anyone else felt ...
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2answers
83 views

Were old TV shows routinely sped up for some reason?

I have recently made a habit of waking up early, and as a by-product spend my mornings catching re-runs of The Donna Reed Show. I've noticed in a number of episodes, though not necessarily all of ...
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60 views

Horror movie with a family renting their house to a “creepy guy”

These people rent out their guest house to this creepy guy, and after a while he gets too creepy and the parents want him gone. And in the end he doesn't leave, and gets involved with one of the ...
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1answer
2k views

Why were movies in the past filmed faster than today?

In the past movies were produced pretty fast. For example Charlie Chaplin made about 5-10 movies a year, often being actor, director and producer in one person. Today a movie often takes many months ...
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1answer
51 views

The comedy movie about the dance song “Macarena”

I have watched a movie based on the dance song Macarena. I couldn't find its name anywhere I searched. It is a kind of comedy movie. In one of the scenes, the main guy pretends to be allergic to ...
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1answer
36 views

What are Cleo and her father doing in the pool in 'Somewhere'?

In Somewhere, when Cleo and her father are under the water in the swimming pool, what are they pretending to be doing? It seems to me they pretend to be eating something.
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42 views

How loyal has Cronenberg been to the William S. Burroughs book Naked Lunch?

I want to know which parts and concepts in the movie Naked Lunch are based on the book and which parts are added by Cronenberg. For example: killing the wife twice by gun kiki's character and his ...
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0answers
43 views

Who sent that letter from the hand of the king (signed Robert Baratheon) to Ser Barristan Selmy [duplicate]

We knew in the first season of Game of Thrones that Ser Jorah Mormont was spying on Daenersys and sent the news about she being pregnant to the king's landing thus Robert Baratheon wanted the baby and ...
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1answer
47 views

Animated movie with the protagonist travelling through East Asia at the beginning of 20th century

I had seen this movie once on tv, it was adventures of (some person's name ) . The story followed a guy getting involved with the chinese triads. Starts with him.in china ,he then goes to siberia from ...
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3answers
119 views

Horror movie where girl can move things with her mind (not “Carrie”)

I've been searching forever for this one movie. It's about a girl who can move objects/things with her mind/eyes. It's a horror movie, but it's not Carrie. If I remember correctly, SHE CAN NOT SPEAK. ...
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0answers
257 views

What really happened to Dr John Woods?

Is Dr John Woods in Extant really dead? We see him in a seemingly inescapable situation and then, 6 months later, we hear someone claiming that he died. Given that season 2 is still running, do we ...
3
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1answer
69 views

Time travels and car racing

I'm looking for the movie which: is from the 80s is probably English language main subject was car racing when the folowing car during car racing run down the preceding one and was kicked off into ...
0
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1answer
77 views

Bullet proof glass cut by mans tooth — what movie?

I'm trying to remember what movie this is from, I think a James Bond movie. There is a villain with a diamond in the front of his tooth, and at one point James Bond knocks him out and cuts bullet ...
6
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3answers
448 views

Inspector space time

In the series Community the characters Abed and Troy love to watch the series "Inspector Space Time". It feels like it is a series that really exists. So does it? And if so, what is its name? (when ...
2
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2answers
93 views

80's movie where popcorn pops through the whole house at the end

I cannot remember any actors in the movie, but they were in college I think. They use some kind of a laser that heats up popcorn in the house of a corrupt teacher. I cannot remember the rest of the ...

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