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Who nukes the USA in The Divide?

In The Divide (2011), I am confused as to who nukes the USA? Was it the Arabs? Maybe the Koreans?
3
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1answer
102 views

Sci-fi movie with robots controlling humans through the back of their necks

I saw a segment of a movie at a friend's house about 27 years ago. What I remember: There seemed to be a warehouse(?) where robots were kept; There was some sort of robot uprising? There was a ...
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19k views

How does “the gimp” come to be in Maynard's basement in Pulp Fiction?

After seeing "the gimp" character in Pulp Fiction, two questions come to mind. How does "the gimp" come to be in Maynard & Zed's basement? and Why is "the gimp" covered up with a mask?
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61 views

90s British indie movie set in house in woods

This is what I remember: I watched it on VHS in the 90s. I think it was probably released in the mid-90s. A group of young Brits, maybe college students, go to a house in the woods for a weekend. A ...
5
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1answer
399 views

Why do Minions want to serve vicious villains?

From wiki about Minions: Minions are small, yellow creatures who have existed since the beginning of time, evolving from single-celled organisms into beings who exist only to serve history's ...
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64 views

How old is the character SpongeBob SquarePants? [duplicate]

In the first SpongeBob SquarePants movie, SpongeBob stated that he has been employee of the month over 370 times. If you divide that by 12, that means he's been working at the Krusty Krab for over 30 ...
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17k views

Kill Bill colour changes to Black and White

In the movie Kill Bill, why does the colour keep shifting from standard colour to black and white? Is it to keep the gross levels down?
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672 views

Did Adam have a chance to live?

In Saw (2004) Dr Gordon and Adam were locked up in a room together. Dr Gordon, as we find out, is supposed to kill Adam in order to prevent his family from getting killed. Adam, however, is never ...
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1answer
88 views

British TV series of thrillers made by “Thames”, episode about serial murderer

I'm looking for a British TV series of thrillers made by "Thames". One episode was about a serial murderer who was murdering a woman in some kind of canyon at night (gloomy and terryfying). When the ...
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136 views

Itchy and Scratchy continuity error [closed]

In episode 2F09 of The Simpsons, when Itchy plays Scratchy's skeleton like a xylophone, he strikes the same rib in succession, yet he produces two clearly different tones. Are we to believe that this ...
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1answer
629 views

A haunted house with creepy people living

I'm trying to look for the movie that i watched a long time ago. I don't know the title as when I saw it on TV it was in the middle of the movie already. So the story goes like, there's a creepy house ...
8
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1answer
2k views

Why are the movie adaptations of the Robert Langdon book series in a random order?

The movie adaptations of the Robert Langdon book series have been released in the wrong order. The order of the books is "Angels & Demons", "The Da Vinci Code", "The Lost Symbol", and then ...
4
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1answer
456 views

Looking for a film where the demon whistles

I am trying to find a film that I saw about 10 years ago (maybe a little less than that). I thought Wesley Snipes was the main character, but I checked IMDB and couldn't find it in his filmography :/ ...
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26 views

Return of the living dead - English translation

In return of the living dead what does the undertaker say (in English) when he's looking out the morgue window?
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2answers
1k views

What happened to Penny's pharmaceutical sales rep job?

At the start of season eight in The Big Bang Theory, Penny quits her job as an actress and becomes a pharmaceutical rep in the same company where Bernadette Wolowitz works in. Apparently, she's good ...
4
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1answer
198 views

Who is the “Lee Kuan” mentioned in Star Trek TOS?

In at least two Star Trek episodes, a "Lee Kuan" is mentioned in the same breath as very well-known imperialists (Alexander, Caesar, Hitler, to name a few). One episode is Season 3, Episode 14 (Whom ...
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2answers
306 views

What is the “Eileenean/ileenian/alenian” system?

In The Force Awakens, Rey talks about a system that I believe a resistance base is. What is that exactly?
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0answers
113 views

Which is this movie about childhood friends who move apart, the girl becoming an actress?

Live action, English movie (probably Hollywood) Watched around 2000, give or take (mostly give) a few years in India. So, given that it's English, it's likely that it was a 90s movie, or very late ...
2
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1answer
88 views

How did Richard and Erlich meet?

I've watched seasons 1 and 2 of Silicon Valley. We know Richard is staying in Erlich's incubator as one of his incubees, but do we know how they originally met? Did I miss something or is it ...
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1answer
139 views

What is this Chinese movie about four separated siblings?

I'm trying to figure out the title of a film that was in Mandarin Chinese. It was filmed before 2006 (I think I saw it in 2006 or 2007 at the latest on VCD). There were four siblings who'd been ...
7
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1answer
224 views

Movie with different stories about the Ten Commandments

I would like to ask if somebody knows a movie about the ten commandments in which each commandment connects to one story of different people and they all talk to a black guy about their problems and ...
4
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2answers
452 views

Comedy about train robbery ruining the sherrif's car

Stupid comedy about two idiots who robbed a train. For robbing, they stole a new car like this one: This car belonged to the local sheriff. He was crazy about this car! He cleans his car ten times a ...
2
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2answers
396 views

Identify a medieval film where the hero has claws

This was a live action film made, probably, in the 60s or 70s. It is set in a pseudo medieval world but I do not recall there being magic. Towards the beginning of the film the hero is trying to ...
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1answer
303 views

What movie had the quote “It's not that I hate my father, I just feel better when he's not around”? [closed]

I am trying to remember\find the movie that had the quote that went something like this: It's not that I hate my father, it's just that I feel better when he's not around. I must have the quote ...
4
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2answers
387 views

Teens leaving prom night transform into zombies

I think it's a late 80S or early 90s film. A small group of teens are going to or leaving prom night and they get hit by a truck transporting chemicals or something and it brings them back as zombies. ...
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3answers
715 views

What movie has the quote “Too much talking, not enough fighting!”

I remember the saying as per title and it was very funny when I heard it. It was said in a "Mexican" style accent and I'm positive it was a comedy. It's been bugging me for a while now and hope ...
3
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2answers
486 views

Cartoon with moose, raccoon and cavemen

I don't remember much about it, but is was something I watched when I was little, and it's been bugging me that I can't find it! I was a kid during the early 2000's, but I don't recall if the cartoon ...
6
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2answers
508 views

Crime-fighting insomniac who wears a bullet-proof trenchcoat

I remember watching this movie a long time ago, sometime in the 90s. All I can remember clearly about it is that this guy is an insomniac and never sleeps but at night he goes out and fights crime in ...
3
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1answer
209 views

How does Optimus Prime know how Captain Witwicky found Megatron?

In Transformers, after Autobots reveal themselves to Mikaela and Sam, Optimus tells them about how Cybertron got destroyed by Megatron and Decepticons. Then he proceeds to tell them how Sam's ...
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1answer
64 views

When will the Sherlock special episode air? [closed]

What time will the special episode of the tv series, Sherlock air? And where can i see it?
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4answers
1k views

Physiological changes in Klingons between Star Trek TOS and Star Trek TNG

I grew up watching Star Trek: The Next Generation, thus I always took it for granted that Klingons look like this: Now I'm watching Star Trek: The Original Series for the first time (thank you, ...
24
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1answer
943 views

The Usual Suspects what's the joke?

This is basically an attempt to revive this yahoo question which has exactly one answer that is downvoted. (I'm not the OP there though) Apparently there is a brick joke in The Usual Suspects. At ...
4
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0answers
201 views

Why do so many movies still use the Wilhelm scream?

Why do so many movies still use the Wilhelm scream? Is it sort of a running joke throughout cinema? It seems like you could find thousands of other audio files of screams. The Wilhelm scream is a ...
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5answers
441 views

Help me remember a 70s/80s/90s movie where every one double crosses each other as the plot ends

Help me remember a 70s/80s/90s movie where everyone double crosses each other as the plot ends. I'll try to post more info as I try and remember it. I can vaguely remember as the movie progresses ...
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1answer
173 views

Based on true story?

Recently I saw film Fire in the Sky. At the beginning it was written: Based On a True Story Does it mean that Travis Walton was really abducted by aliens?
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1answer
50 views

How did they realize the truth about Josh?

Beware of major spoilers. In Insidious Chapter 2, when the Grandmother and the three "Ghost Hunters" follow the lead from the past to find out what happened to Josh, they go to the old hospital and ...
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1answer
148 views

A political/spy type of film: the chief assassin knows he's dying (his doctor told him)?

He's a older man with an interesting accent. At one point, he shoots a politician who was (or is) one of his employers; as the politician protests, saying something like, "But I'm a senator?" the ...
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2answers
2k views

Is this the grave of a child in Akira Kurosawa's Dreams?

Akira Kurosawa's Dreams is a strange symbolic film. My question is about a possible relevance between the first dream (nightmare!) and the last sweet dream in a cyclic story! The following paragraphs ...
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0answers
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38
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9answers
46k views

Empire Strikes Back - Scene in Dagobah with Darth Vader

I have never understood why Vader appears in Dagobah in The Empire Strikes Back, I understand that the cave Yoda takes Luke to is strong with the dark side of the force but don't understand why the ...
3
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1answer
58 views

About a scene in Beginners

In a scene from the movie Beginners (2010), the character Oliver is spraying some words on an advertisement board with spray paint and he sprayed these words, YOU MAKE ME LAUGH, BUT IT'S NOT ...
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2answers
407 views

Why does Matt Damon cut a hole in the roof of the rover?

In the movie The Martian (2015), Matt Damon is asked to cut a hole in the roof of his rover and cover it with a tarp. I couldn't see any reason why this was done, except possibly to allow it to fill ...
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1answer
92 views

Music In The House Of The Undying

When Danaerys "reunites" with Drogo in the House of the Undying in S2E10: "Valar Morghulis" what is the wind instrument playing? Some kind of horn or flute thing?
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1k views

What was supposed to be happening with the horsemen and the merry-go-round shown in the end?

In the movie 'Now you see me', what was supposed to be happening with all of the so-called Horsemen? What is that carousel mean to be? Is that a reference to something or does it have a meaning, or ...
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4answers
5k views

Why is “Airplane!” called “Flying High!” in some countries?

According to Wikipedia, the movie Airplane! is called Flying High! in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Japan, and the Philippines. I have looked online for some reasonable explanations as to why ...
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1answer
95 views

2000s action/spy movie with CIA agent posing as flautist. Also, mind control

I don't know where or when this was released, though I do remember watching it on DVD several years back (I wanna say 2005ish, but don't quote me on that). It was in English. It follows a young guy ...
8
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2answers
3k views

How many people are there onboard the train in Snowpiercer (2013)?

Just watched Snowpiercer (2013), and it made me wonder how many people are there onboard of the train, or at least the order of magnitude - is it like 1,000 or more like 1,000,000? This would give me ...
2
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1answer
91 views

A guy in prison and is writing back and forth to a model

I watched it 4 years ago on normal cable tv. Motel room TV channels. I want to say it's older than that. It's about a guy who's in prison and is writing back and forth to this modeling girl but when ...
7
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1answer
185 views

Science fiction movie about a mystery spaceship which can be alive

I remember a movie that was on TV a few times when I was a teenager. I just can't seem to find it anymore on any of the lists of sci-fi movies from the 60's, 70's, 80's. Maybe anyone here can help. ...
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vote
1answer
51 views

Did Ben Affleck's character see Rebecca Hall's character when she activated the alarm?

It all happens in the beginning of The Town. Did Ben Affleck's character see Rebecca Hall's character when she activated the alarm? If he did see her, did he not act because he liked her then and ...

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