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Why is the connection between Hank and Marie and the colour purple?

In Breaking Bad, it is seen in a mass sense that Marie has the entire home decorated in as much purple as possible: (Best image I could find) What is the significance with this colour in ...
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2answers
211 views

Origin: Spirits of the Past - Any ideas on who makes the 'phone call'

In Origin: Spirits of the Past, Toola at the beginning receives a (what can only be called) a phonecall which she doesn't end up answering. From memory, Shunack claims he didn't make the call, but ...
3
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1answer
155 views

What were the Race rules in the Speed Racer cartoon series?

Speed Racer was always using gadgets to survive and win. His opponents had some as well, though not all of his opponents survived. Beyond raceday lap count, what were the rules? Were there any?
4
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1answer
343 views

If Jiraiya is so rich, why does he keep taking Naruto's money?

Jiraiya is a legendary Sannin, so he must have made legendary money. Also he's a book author. So why does he keep taking Naruto's money?
5
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1answer
457 views

Why did the Uchiha Clan want to Rebel?

In Naruto manga the entire Uchiha Clan are all slaughtered by Sasuke's brother, Itachi. If they're so weak, why did they want to rebel? Also the third hokage doesn't seem to be the kind condoning ...
3
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1answer
285 views

Who is the girl that poisons Jiraiya in Naruto 140?

When Naruto went to Orochimaru's base, Jiraiya is "entertained" by a female ninja that poisoned him. There is no continuation except that Jiraiya suddenly shows up later on the back of a toad. Who ...
6
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1answer
909 views

Guide to Uniform colours and ranks on StarBlazers (Space Battleship Yamato)

I've been looking at various pictures from this and there seems to be (for the most part) a rationale between uniform colours and ranks. I've been unable to dig up specifics and I'm curious if ...
3
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1answer
264 views

Why do the robots believe eating Casshern will heal the world?

In Casshern Sins we are quickly introduced to our anit-hero Casshern and his seemingly eternal battle to survive in the ruined world. He is constantly attacked, not only for his misdeeds but because ...
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2answers
927 views

In Iron Man, why is Tony Stark fooled for so long?

In the first Iron Man film (2008), Tony Stark is betrayed by someone close to him and it takes him (a demonstrable genius) several months to realize it. Why does he not realize as soon as he gets back ...
8
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2answers
3k views

In which scene is the White Van in Braveheart?

I've heard many rumors of the infamous movie mistake - the white van, visible in the background of one of the battle scenes in Braveheart. However I've never spotted it. Does anyone have a time code ...
7
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1answer
2k views

Are the events in Black Gold based on fact?

The history of which country is depicted in the movie Black Gold? Is it Qatar? It seems to be, considering the movie is made by France | Italy | Qatar | Tunisia :D And Qatar Being the richest country ...
4
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1answer
586 views

Why is it 9 in Psych:9?

Why is it 9 in Psych:9? I thought the film was a sequel to previous 8 films, but apparently there are no 8 prequels.
5
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6answers
377 views

Did one actor ever play two distinct characters in one scene in the Star Trek franchise?

There have been several times in the various Star Trek series when one actor interacted with himself/herself as a clone, Mirror Universe double, or other "alternate" version of the same basic ...
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0answers
99 views

Examples of headbutts in film [closed]

I'm trying to find examples of films where a character head-butts a wall. Any suggestions welcome, thanks.
5
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2answers
291 views

1950s Sci-Fi involving a strange box that transports a boy to a different world

I'm looking for the name of a black and white 1950s science fiction movie... it starts out with a man who finds a small black box with a little cone on one side at a construction site dig. A little ...
8
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2answers
179 views

What caused the infertility?

I had watched Children of men recently, I'm confused in one aspect What caused the infertility?
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3answers
906 views

Why was Dr. Manhattan naked?

He was disintegrated and then reformed, I get that but at what point did he decide not to bother with wearing clothes? I would imagine that if he walked into someone's office after regenerating the ...
1
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1answer
152 views

French film with actor with Down syndrome

Looking for a horror movie (possibly produced/distributed by Arthouse) in which a family stayed in a house and one by one entered a room where I think they might have died. In the end, it turns out ...
4
votes
1answer
158 views

Who/what ties together the characters/movie?

How and when is the chronology is separated from the main storyline? What or who ties together the characters and the movie? After the restaurant robbery? This is two questions I can't understand, ...
5
votes
1answer
165 views

Will Adam and Eden's children belong to the “Up” or the “Down” world?

In "Upside Down", what happened after Eden gave birth to Adam's children? Will they belong to the "Up" or the "Down" world?
5
votes
1answer
64 views

What are the writers trying to convey with the whole blanks/Network angle?

In The World's End, is the whole "blanks" and "The Network" angle a gibe by the writers at technology and the Internet and what it is doing to people? The Network states that it is responsible for all ...
14
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3answers
928 views

Why are geniuses often portrayed as socially awkward?

There is a Hollywood stereotype that very intelligent characters are often socially awkward and struggle to understand human interaction: Sherlock Holmes, in almost every interpretation of his ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How historically accurate is the TV series 'The Tudors'?

The TV series The Tudors (2008-2010) depicts the reign of Henry VIII. So far I've not noticed any historical inaccuracies. How truthful to history is it?
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3answers
477 views

Is the story of the movie purely based on that of the video game?

I heard that Prince of Persia: The sands of time movie was based on the Prince of Persia: The sands of time video game. However in the wiki article it is said: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time ...
5
votes
1answer
592 views

Movie where Peter Lorre asks, “Can I kill him? Can I kill him now, boss?”

I know this is a bit on the trivial end, but I'm trying to locate a movie for reference in something I'm writing. I know I've seen this somewhere, and I can't place it. I don't think I saw the ...
10
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2answers
692 views

City where everyone falls asleep and gets reprogrammed at midnight

I remember seeing a movie where everyone falls asleep and their memories are changed at midnight. The protagonist somehow stays awake at one time, and he starts hiding from those who are doing the ...
6
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1answer
122 views

How does the Countdown clock work?

In the UK television show CountDown, the clock appears to run clockwise from 12 o'clock down to six o'clock (see Youtube video). Although I have never seen how the clock hand returns to the 12 ...
6
votes
1answer
438 views

Man learns hypnosis and mind-reading; helps police during interrogations

The movie I am looking for consists of two stories which are almost separate, almost as if someone took two movies and concatenated them. In the first part of the story, the protagonist learns to ...
9
votes
1answer
578 views

Apprentice magician kidnaps people to turn them into human-shaped building blocks

I have a memory of watching a movie on TV when I was a kid. I wasn't familiar with anime at the time, but looking back I believe it was anime. I would have watched it sometime between 1982 and 1986 on ...
4
votes
1answer
381 views

Sci-fi movie where people in a submarine see something that starts making their dreams come true

All I remember is that it's about some group of people traveling in a submarine in the sea (i think), they see something in the sea and after they're returning home their dreams starting to come true. ...
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vote
1answer
248 views

Puzzle-based game-show with a bald host and themed rooms

A bald anchor different theme-based rooms/locations contestants had to find keys/diamonds etc within time-limit In the end, on a stage; a large glass globe has many paper-chits hurled inside. eg., ...
5
votes
1answer
175 views

Gangster movie about a group of orphans under the care of a priest

A group of poor orphan boys are under care of a priest. Some of the elders of this group join the gangsters in robbing a bank and make some of wishes of the younger's true (buy them clothes, ball ...
3
votes
1answer
250 views

British children's cartoon about a sailor

I have a TV theme song stuck in my head. Please help me identify the TV show so I can listen to the song. It was a catchy sea shanty, and I'm pretty sure it was played on a concertina. Here's what I ...
4
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1answer
399 views

Boy meets girl in an apartment complex playground

What is the name of this film? A boy meets a girl in an apartment complex playground. It's cold, snow on the ground, and she might be smoking. The boy is shy and a loner. The girl isn't what she ...
2
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1answer
97 views

Father of the hero is too shy due to some illness

I can only remember parts of the movie. The hero tells his girlfriend that his father is mentally ill whose symptom is being too much shy and not ready to talk to strangers. So the hero requests ...
4
votes
1answer
48 views

What happens to the retired night guards?

In Night At The Museum, Ben Stiller is hired as a replacement for three retiring night guards who soon return to rob the museum at which they had worked. With the help of the magically animated ...
4
votes
2answers
338 views

Are the events from the Clash of the Titans film franchise based on events from actual Greek mythology?

To which extent were the stories and events from the Clash of the Titans (franchise) films based on real Greek mythology and to which degree were they just made up for the movies?
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1answer
620 views

Movie where babysitter gets electrocuted in the kitchen

Sorry, I don't have many details to go on for this one, but I recall watching a movie on TV during my childhood (i.e. 1993-2000) where a young, pretty babysitter is in the kitchen and the floor ...
6
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3answers
7k views

How did the Four Horsemen accomplish their second trick?

In the movie Now You See Me how do the Four Horsemen steal from Arthur Tressler? This is one part of the movie that isn't explained well. There was some explanation about the first trick as well ...
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votes
1answer
88 views

When will the “Dragon Ball Z” movie be released worldwide?

Please tell me when the "Dragon Ball Z" movie will be released worldwide? I have been waiting for a long time. I saw the trailer in 2009, but the movie is not out yet. So please help me to find out ...
2
votes
1answer
130 views

Why did Hades defend Zeus' statue?

In Clash of the Titans (2010), if man's worship feed the god's power then when the statue was ripped down it weakened Zeus. Why then did Hades attack the men who defiled it if his endgame was to ...
3
votes
1answer
264 views

Man searching for his girlfriend and partner in crime with the help of another girl

The movie starts of in an open road where a cop car (or maybe more than one, but I think one cop car because it's like those old heist movies with not much cops in the area, country, western like) is ...
2
votes
1answer
136 views

Why did Zeus assist Perseus?

In Clash of the Titans (2010) Zeus provides a number of gifts to Perseus (the sword, the pegasus). However from his perspective Perseus is trying to stop Hades who (he believes) is trying to return ...
6
votes
1answer
96 views

Was the witches' prophecy a lie?

In Clash of the Titans (2010), the witches prophesized that Perseus would die, but he clearly didn't... Were they lying in attempt to make his allies abandon him, or were they just mistaken? Was there ...
3
votes
1answer
252 views

Why was the Clash of the Titans remake so radically different from the original?

The remake of The Clash of the Titans is radically different from the original, but does keep a couple of elements the same. Why did Louis Leterrier decide to have the remake be so radically ...
3
votes
1answer
70 views

What is the Owl?

In Clash of the Titans (2010), Perseus finds a metal owl. It's obviously some sort of in-joke, but what's the reference?
3
votes
1answer
53 views

Why did Tiny untie Mary and let her go?

In House of 1000 Corpses, there is a scene where Mary is dressed in a doll dress and has her face painted up. She is tied to Tiny's bed. When Tiny comes in, she says, "Please let me go" and Tiny ...
4
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1answer
153 views

Steampunk movie about demons and apocalypse

I saw a movie once and forget the title. It is about: alternate history, set in steam/dieselpunk setting megacorporations fighting over the world some demon-monsters from under the earth group of ...
13
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7answers
17k views

Is the time loop on the cruise ship a second timeline in Triangle?

In Triangle, at the start when Jess arrives at the boat for the "first" time, is this the start of the continuation of the ending scene. It's known that the cruise ship and any surroundings after ...
2
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1answer
123 views

Movie about glasses that can take you to a world of imagination

Ok, for this movie I don't remember much, but at the start, a group of guys stole something and is being chased by cops, they running wild, jumping all over the place the cops is shooting them, I ...

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