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What the name of this movie, at night with giant?

I had a discussion with someone with a movie interest and from that talk triggered a memory that could not place a name of this film that has these following elements. It set at night time, Shows the ...
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Why didn't the students escape fire through windows?

In The Boy (2015) towards the final act of the movie, we see Ted locking the doors of the motel rooms, then pouring gasoline onto the doors, before setting them on fire. Later we hear the students ...
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Why is the “STAY” message sent in Interstellar?

In the movie Interstellar, why does Cooper send the “STAY” message? When Cooper winds up in the tesseract (event Z), there are two related events that are in his past that he knows about: the ...
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Why are comedies shorter than dramas?

Including commercials, most television sitcoms are about half an hour long, whereas dramas tend to fill an hour-long slot. Though I haven't crunched the numbers myself, I get a feeling that the ...
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Do Panem citizens know of their Roman namesake?

The Country of Panem is covers the ruins of a war torn and geologically changed North America some X hundred years from now. Yet everyone and their mother is named after Roman Empire based Latin and ...
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How were the scenes with Gazelle shot?

In Kingsman: The Secret Service Gazelle is disabled. I was surprised to discover that the actress playing the role (Sofia Boutella) is not. How were the scenes with her shot? Did she actually wear ...
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Was Lou always Jacob's dad?

In Hot Tub Time Machine, there is a scene where Lou is interrupted having sex with Kelly, Jacob's mother (It has already been established that Jacob was conceived that weekend and that his mom is kind ...
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How did they film the bridge scene in Sorcerer?

So I just recently had the pleasure of seeing this Friedkin great, and for the first time in a while was left in absolute wonderment. I actually said "wow" out loud. The scene I'm referring to is ...
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Trading places: How long was Valentine working for the Dukes?

The flip side of this is "How long was Winthorpe homeless and destitute?" From looking at the movie it looks like a couple of days,but that's hardly enough time for Billy Ray to build a reputation ...
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What's name of movie where teenagers die in real life if they died in virtual reality?

Humans (teenagers) get all the damage that they got in VR, not only die. It's not the movie "Stay Alive". I remember that it was not a simple video game but virtual reality. Also, I remember that in ...
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Was Inspector Highland the inside man?

In the film Patriot Games starring Harrison Ford, the terrorist group uses someone inside the police department to obtain the route & arrangements for Sean Miller's transfer. A few lines and ...
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102 views

Movie where a college teacher goes to a mansion to seek ghosts

I remember watching this movie a while ago. It's based on a man who is invited to a mansion (?) to seek ghosts (?). I remember that in the mansion there was 1 sister and 2 brothers (1 of them was a ...
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Help me identify this film - child paralysis

I'm in search of a film a saw when I was a kid. From what I remember the film may be about a child who is paralyzed. I have in mind a scene where the parents(or doctors), in their despair are saying ...
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Children's cartoon tv series about a regular classroom

It kind of realistic (no magic or monsters). Just the life of a classroom of a school. There's two distinct kids; a rich kid called Arthur and a nerdy girl from Lithuania. The teacher is a kind woman. ...
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Why is Samaritan smarter than the Machine?

I am watching Person of Interest season 4, episode 10 -- The Cold War, where Samaritan beat the Machine. Why can Samaritan do things that the Machine can't? Why must Finch, Root, Reese, Shaw and ...
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What was the deal with 9:30 in M Night Shyamalan's 'The Visit'?

By the end of M Night Shyamalan's 'The Visit', it is evident But what was the deal with 9:30? Is it possible that a condition like this happens around a fixed time? Or is it simply employed by the ...
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Baby face hero on dusty roads and a light-blue sedan

The lead character is played by Stephen Dorff or Paul Walker or some other smallish baby-faced guys who like to do action movies. There's a smallish blue sedan driving around unpaved roads; a ...
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Kids show involving a guy named “Nathan”

There was this show which I used to watch as a kid (about 10-15 years back). I think it was on POGO channel. It involved some teenagers dancing, singing etc to entertain kids. I remember only one ...
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Movie where friends go camping and miss their country being invaded

I remember watching a movie back in my university days (2006-2011). I want to watch it again, but cant remember its name or much about its cast. All i remember is that a group of friends goes for a ...
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Why do Ethan and Julia just prefer to see each other from long distance rather than meeting each other?

In the last scene of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, after Ethan tells William that Julia is alive, Ethan prefers to have a look of Julia only from the distance. While Julia after finding that ...
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Is Jar Jar Binks a Sith Lord?

I have found on the internet many sites (see here, here and here for example) that "prove" that Jar Jar Binks is a Sith Lord. My question is: Is this only a fan theory, or is there an official ...
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Who does Stewie confuse Stanley Smith with in S06E06?

In this dialogue from Family Guy, Stewie is confronted with Stanley Smith from American Dad. Who does he mean by "Joe" when he says that he looks like him?
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What was the point of showing sexually provocative film in Asylum?

In American Horror Story: Asylum, Jude seems to be turned religious and tries religious ways as per her beliefs but why did she allow to show a provocative film on movie night? What was that movie and ...
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In Cold in July, was the cop killed?

There was a police guy in uniform sat inside guarding the house whilst the family was asleep. After he is attacked, if you look closely there is a wound to the side of his head. Whether he died or ...
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Movie reference at the end of Family Guy Episode 14x08?

At the end of Family Guy episode 14x08, Peter wrote some lines on his old computer. I never saw much of Joe after that. And while he's been gone for many years, I've never forgetten his face or ...
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In the movie The Colony (2013), please explain this scene

In the movie The Colony (2013), there is a scene when 3 men travel from one colony to another because they've lost contact with each other. On the way there, the men come across a car with bodies in ...
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Help me find this animation tv Cartoon fantasy

I remember the opening sequence. A space pod lands on an alien planet. The pod opens and a light human-ish child comes out and starts exploring the planet. I think the intro and outro song sings ...
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Who was the man in Wanda's flat?

In the beginning of "Ida" (2013 Best Foreign Language Film of the Year), Anna/Ida visits her aunt Wanda for the first time. As she enters Wanda's flat, the camera pauses on a man getting dressed. He ...
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Is there real connection between The Machinist and Dostoyevsky's books?

I've asked myself why the imaginary co-worker of Reznik in The Machinist (2004) is called Ivan, and why Reznik himself reads "The Idiot". According to Wikipedia, Ivan is reference to "The Brothers ...
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What does “4P” mean?

In Annie Hall, Woody Allen quips that he wasn’t accepted into the army because he was classfied as “4P” which prompts the interviewer and audience to laugh. What did he mean? What does “4P” mean? I ...
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Why does Jessica Jones react differently to Kilgrave's powers?

Plainly speaking I have read Wikipedia on her & in the comics, this reaction to Kilgrave's powers is explained clearly. Jean Grey helps shield her mind. So, does the same explanation hold ...
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What was the call sign of the clone pilot that helped Obi-Wan and Anakin?

What was the call sign of the clone pilot that helped Obi-Wan and Anakin reach the Invisible Hand in the opening battle? Sorry I don't in which movie this takes place, I don't know why but I friend ...
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Are the events depicted in FX's Fargo TV series really true?

The first episode of FX's Fargo series begins with the disclaimer- THIS IS A TRUE STORY. The events depicted took place in Minnesota in 2006. At the request of the survivors, the names have ...
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What is Lester talking about at the insurance shop at the end of Fargo S01E08?

Could anyone gifted at reading lips or looking up screenplays tell us what Lester was enthralling everyone with at his work?
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Man helps a young woman escape from walled city; they embrace on a bridge and she ages and disintegrates into sand

The movie is a 70's or 80's movie. In a closing scene from the movie, which was very powerful, a man (the protagonist) who is in love with a woman that lives in the walled city (and I assume the wall ...
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Was Birdemic intended to be a bad movie?

I would like to know if Birdemic was intended as a funny non-serious movie or if it was really made with the intention of producing a genuinely scary movie that just got bad. Were they serious when ...
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Captain on his motorcycle got a speed-ticket

This one will be tough. I'm looking for a U.S. movie. I don't remember when it came out. But cell-phones and automatic speed camera where not really a thing at this time (see below). So roughly ...
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movies about girl and her boyfriend in the forest and group of teenagers are killed the girl boyfriend and chased the girl

I am looking for a movie about a girl and her boyfriend in the forest. They then find themseleves in the hands of a teenager group. These teenagers killed the girl's boyfriend. Then that girl escapes ...
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Does Capable heal Nux in Mad Max: Fury Road?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, when Capable, one of Immortan Joe's wives, finds Nux hidden in the rear of the Rig, he is distraught at having failed Joe. Capable tries to console him and at one point he ...
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What is Theo's father's reaction in the end?

Correct me if I'm wrong: In Frequencies Theo appears to be a determinist (just like the movie's authors), while his father believes in free will and the uncertainty principle. In the end, when Theo ...
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Why does Rembrandt keep calling Quinn “Q-ball”?

In "Sliders," Rembrandt keeps calling Quinn "Q-ball". Why does he do that? I think I know, I would just like to make sure. In theoretical physics, Q-ball refers to a type of non-topological soliton. ...
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Horror Movie : People doing the “hands in the air” move

I remember we rented it at the videoclub around the year 2000. We used to do that a lot at the time so I'm nearly sure it is from this period of time. The movie was a about a demonic entity who could ...
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Why is Bobby Munson's cut different than everyone else's?

Did they ever explain in the TV series Sons Of Anarchy why Bobby Munson's cut (his gang jacket) has a border around the shoulders? There's a white pattern around what would be his sleeves (if it ...
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What was the purpose of keeping Castor Troy alive after the face transplant procedure?

In the 1997 movie, Face/Off, FBI Agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) has been pursuing terrorist Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage) for over 6 years. During an ambush at Los Angeles airport, Castor makes a ...
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274 views

What is the song in 'Mars Attacks!' that killed the Martians?

The evil Martians were killed by a song near the end of the Mars Attack! movie. What is the title of the song? A youtube link will be helpful.
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How did Dillon die?

In Killing them Softly at the end Brad Pitt says that Dillon died this morning: Dillon's dead now fucking pay me. How did Dillon die? Did we watch it happen or no? I never really saw Dillon much ...
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From which movies does the stereotypical b/w film noir voice-over introduction originate?

When doing stereotypical film noir style stories they always have the hard boiled black and white detective narrating to himself with smooth jazz playing while it is raining, like in the first minute ...
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Public address announcements in OITNB

All through the existing 39 episodes of 'Orange is the New Black' you can hear the public address system make announcements. They are diegetic effects used to create the ambience of a prison, a type ...
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Is Jean Valjean lying when he tells Javert that he will turn himself in after 3 days?

In Les Miserables (2012), when Jean Valjean is confronted by Javert in the hospital, he says that if he is allowed to ensure Cosette's safety he will turn himself in in 3 days. JVJ: Before you say ...
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Black and white film; Journalist receives newspapers from a day into the future. One predicts his death

The film is old, maybe the 60's. The argument is about a frustrated journalist who can not get a good article to the newspaper he works for. After a request for a "miracle", someone comes and gives ...

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