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233 views

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

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 ...
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2k views

Why does the eye surgeon help Anderton

I just watched Minority Report again and I always wonder about one part of the story. When Det. Anderton is about to get his eyes transplanted illegaly, the eye surgeon tells him, that he got ...
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1answer
126 views

Identify the episode of 80-90's TV show ALF

I watched that episode when I was 6 so I don't clearly remember which episode it was or what season, because it aired in the 90's in India after it was actually ended. The only thing I remember from ...
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3answers
1k views

How did Cooper find the location of NASA from the patterns?

How did Cooper find the location of NASA from the patterns in the dust in Interstellar? But what I don't get from the movie is how did Cooper make to it to be the coordinates since that data could ...
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1answer
407 views

Questions after watching X-Men days of future past [closed]

I have some questions about X-Men: Days of Future Past: Does Wolverine still have his Adamantiam claws at the end of the movie? Since the future has been rewritten will there be movies to fill us in ...
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1answer
266 views

Movie about a man living in his car who takes revenge on people who killed his family

I saw this movie perhaps it came out in 2013. its about a man who is poor, living in his car near a beach. He takes revenge on people who killed his parents. He follows a white limousine and kills a ...
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3answers
1k views

80s - 90s Movie about school siege

I saw this film in my childhood. Some group of terrorist enter the school (boys' school i guess) and capture the school. the boss of the group has watch in which he will use that to trigger the bomb ...
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1answer
213 views

What did Johnny mean when he said “I trained myself to do it quietly” when making love with Cora?

From Frankie and Johnny, when Johnny made love with Cora, he said "I trained myself to do it quietly. I've been to places where full-throated orgasm would be highly-inappropriate." I know he was in ...
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1answer
82 views

What's funny about “Looking gay people up in the directory”?

In Frankie and Johnny, when Johnny said he has a gay cousin, what's funny about "Looking gay people up in the directory, under the now listings,"?
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2answers
86 views

Vito and Luca question

Can anyone tell me why Vito would send Luca to Tattaglia's night club under the ruse of being a traitor in The Godfather? The relationship between Vito and Luca must have been well known in the mob ...
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4answers
3k views

Does Prison Break copy Shawshank Redemption?

I noticed that many parts of the story of Prison Break match with the script of The Shawshank Redemption: an innocent sent to jail making friends in jail making wardens as friends on the basis of ...
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1answer
234 views

What are considered the major film genres? [closed]

I understand this is a little subjective, but I'm trying to categorize all of my movies using an app called Plex, and it's got so many genres listed that it's making things difficult. So, I'm trying ...
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1answer
195 views

Any acknowledged consideration between the treatment of 'Gone Girl' in light of the Oscar Pistorious case?

As is often the case on M&TV, the release of a movie can attract comparisons with real world parallels, prompting people to postulate over whether the events of one can in some way inform the ...
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3answers
318 views

Can the Omega in “Edge of Tommorow” be killed?

In the movie Edge of Tomorrow , is it possible to kill the omega? Because it seems to me that every time it is killed it will reset the time. At the end Cage killed the omega but still he was ...
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2answers
592 views

Why does the demon that possesses Regan react to the “fake” holy water?

In The Exorcist, why does the demon that possesses Regan react to the “fake” holy water sprinkled by Father Karras? It’s hard to believe that the demon mistakes the tap water for water blessed by a ...
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1answer
4k views

What was Interstellar's post-climax scene all about?

I'm confused about the scene where Matthew McConaughey wakes up in this new habitat of the humans. I presume that it's not earth, he's on another planet. And why does the land look like a tunnel ...
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1answer
126 views

Which Gary Oldman movie had him say “Yes. Yes…” [closed]

I have this snippet in mind where Gary Oldman says: "Yes. [slight pause] Yes... [longer sly pause]" But I can't recall which movie and which overall conversation this was a part of.
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1answer
369 views

Movie with the use of a high powered gun

I am looking for the name of a movie :What I recall from the movie from about the 80’s/90’s. Several shooting scenes from a high powered riffle similar to the movie ‘Shooter’ that is once the trigger ...
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2answers
517 views

In Toy Story, Why is Buzz the only toy that does not believe he is a toy?

In Toy Story, Why is Buzz the only toy that does not believe he is a toy? Is this a stage of being a toy or does Buzz have some sort of neurological dysfunction?
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1answer
228 views

Mycroft's Car in Sherlock [closed]

What is the car that Mycroft uses in the series, the one that always picks up Watson?
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1answer
294 views

Korean action movie with 1 woman preparing 3 girls

I don't remember whether that's a korean movie or Japanese movie, but it was an action film. There were 3 girls with some powers. They were being trained by a woman. But the woman in order to get rid ...
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1answer
96 views

Why do some movies contain scenes in different languages?

For instance, I'm watching the Jackie Chan movie, The Accidental Spy. Part of the dialogue is in English, and part of it is in Korean (or maybe it's Chinese?). What would be the purpose of this?
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3answers
179 views

Comedy movie where protagonist is late to a special event, and is having a lot of travel trouble

Comedy movie from the 80s or 90s. The protagonist is on a time-pressured journey to a special event (wedding?), and is having a lot of travel trouble. After missing a key transport, an old man in a ...
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1answer
10k views

What is the song playing on the radio in X-Men: Days of future past?

When Wolverine awakes in his 1973 self in X-Men: Days of Future Past he hears a song on the radio. This same song is heard when he awakes in his future self again at the end of the movie, which is ...
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1answer
282 views

Guy makes girl smokes crack, then she gets decapitated

I can't think of it for the life of me, but it's driving me crazy.... I think it was an early 90s movie and the bad guy makes this female smoke Ice or crack, then decapitates her and the cops show up ...
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1answer
483 views

How can Cooper communicate with his daughter before the time he went to space?

In the movie Interstellar it's shown that after Cooper fell into the Black Hole, he communicates with his daughter Murph through some codes as Ghost. My doubt is how can he communicate to his daughter ...
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2answers
6k views

Who are “they” in Interstellar?

In Interstellar, NASA scientists keep referring "they" in most of their conversation with Cooper. Are "they" mean alien or some supernatural race?
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1answer
117 views

What is funny about “Can I have a chocolate donut and a bottle of beer”?

In Scarecrow (1973), what is funny about the line "Can I have a chocolate donut and a bottle of beer"?
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2answers
10k views

Why do they always close the eyelids of dead people?

You have seen it hundreds of times in movies. Someone dies and the doctor, priest, cop or someone else, moves their hands over the dead person's eyes and the eyes magically close. It's as if the eyes ...
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1answer
221 views

The movie/show in a prison where the bad guy tests all the inmates blood?

I think it's an open prison where the inmates control themselves. The inmate leader tests every new inmate's blood to see if he can find a compatible match to cure him. There is a young kid who is a ...
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2answers
248 views

What is the longest timespan depicted in a movie?

Most movies depict a few days to a week's worth of real-time. What movie depicts the longest amount of time?
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2answers
417 views

Is there any additional footage of 'The Trial of Captain Hook,' the play Michael starred in on Arrested Development?

In the sixteenth episode of the first season of Arrested Development, "Altar Egos," we see young Michael Bluth as a lawyer in a play (and again later in the tenth episode of season three, "Fakin' ...
2
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1answer
194 views

Movie about doctor selling the test tube baby fetus by cloning to many couples

I want to find this movie out. I don't remember much of the plot. But I'll write as far as I can remember. This is a movie about cloning.I watched this 10 or 12 years back. A couple who couldn't ...
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0answers
1k views

What happened in “If I Stay”?

In the movie If I Stay, Mia got in an accident with hr family. Her parents died. Her younger brother died in hospital. Mia was in coma. We saw her consciousness(may be, I'm confused) going through ...
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1answer
579 views

How was Plan B supposed to work?

In the movie Interstellar, a backup plan was made in case the primary plan to evacuate earth failed. The plan entailed deployment of frozen human embryos on the new planet to essentially restart the ...
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1answer
92 views

COPS episode intro - “stop or I'll shoot you in the back!”

The reality show Cops (Fox) is currently in its 27th season(!). However, I remember an early, early episode (definitely series 1 or 2) which featured a cop chasing a "perp" and as he ran the cop ...
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1answer
1k views

What does the casting director mean by “be authentically, anatomically not Jewish” in Friends?

In the Friends episode The One With Ross and Monica’s Cousin, Joey auditions with a casting director; the plot is as described: The Casting Director: Terrific! Well uh, there’s one more thing. ...
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1answer
83 views

François Truffaut - Los 4 Golpes

Yesterday I went to see a screening of Truffaut's La sirène du Mississipi (aka Mississippi Mermaid). It's prelude was a short film called Los 4 Golpes and it was also directed by Truffaut, but I can't ...
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1answer
43 views

A hero defending his private castle while hiding in secret passages

During the World War II a man defends against occupiers shooting them one by one while hiding in the secret passages of his private castle. In one of the flashback scenes from the hero's childhood his ...
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1answer
79 views

Movie about airplane, rainforest, tribe, gold and bombs

I'm trying to find the movie title. Two pilots are tricked into carrying out an illegal military mission as a way to break out of their arrest. They are up to bombing a rainforest tribe to make the ...
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3answers
911 views

In Argo, what is the culture official asking about?

Argo has a scene where the fake film crew joins an official from the Iranian government's department of culture and art (or something like that). When the official is introduced to the director, the ...
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2answers
268 views

To which degree are movies filmed simultaneously in different languages?

After having watched the Tamil movie Raavanan I was surprised to learn that there is also, Raavan, a Hindi version of this movie, which was produced and released simultaneously by the same director ...
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1answer
254 views

Kid holds barbed wire to save his parents

All I can remember about this action movie from the 90s is a kind of sadistic torture in which a couple is hanging over a well. The only way their child has to save them from falling inside is holding ...
5
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1answer
358 views

What is Jerome saying with the tuft of hair?

At the end of Gattaca, before Vincent heads to his flight, Jerome shows him a whole lot of samples and says that he's going on a "journey" himself. He gives Vincent an envelope not to open before he's ...
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1answer
1k views

How does the fingerprint on the bullet work in Dark Knight?

I never entirely understood the scene where Bruce and Alfred shoot bullets into bricks and they figure out a finger print from it. How does that technology work exactly?
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1answer
46 views

WWII movie with a governess working undercover

I'm new here. I want to find this movie I watched many years back. I watched it 10 or may be 15 years back on TV. Here's the movie plot as I can remember. I don't assure that this is the 100% correct ...
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1answer
105 views

Alien infection & possible possesion

Recent movie (from 2010 or newer) where people who are infected turn into brainwashed ideal citizens. There's a scene where waiters at a conference attempt to infect occupants with disease by ...
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7answers
42k views

What did David say to the engineer in Prometheus?

In Prometheus, when the android David is talking with the Engineer, first he stumbles a bit and stays crouched, then they are all asking him questions and David seems to translate it. Then they all ...
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5answers
47k views

How to explain the discrepancies between the end of Prometheus and the beginning of Alien?

At the end of Prometheus, the alien that Elizabeth Shaw extracted from her womb kills the Engineer. Later on, a primary form of alien xenomorph is seen bursting out of the Engineer's chest. The scene ...
17
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1answer
672 views

What does 'Roosevelt punched the Porc' mean?

In the film The Social Network in the opening scene while discussing which club Mark should aim to join there's a line from Mark saying The Phoenix is the most diverse. The Fly Club, Roosevelt ...

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