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Volcano Exploration / Sci-Fi - Fantastic

I was very young when I saw this movie but I'd say it should have been made during the 80s, likely produced in the US and I wouldn't be surprised if it was a just a tv movie. I was too young to ...
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Film about an Alien smaller than human attacked by a cockroach

80s/90s Film watched as a kid Chronologically: A space cop, or a bounty hunter, who has a human form but is much smaller than Earth humans, arrives on Earth at the home of a lone woman. He wields a ...
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Unknown Alien TV Movie from the late 80s or Early 90s

All i can recall is it was an alien trying to accomplish some kind of mission but there was a quote I can recall vaguely. The Alien which could either shape change or take over a human was in a Lab ...
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Identify 80's movie about monster from space

I am looking for a horror movie from the 80's in which a monster comes from space in a man-made space probe/ship that mysteriously comes back to earth. I think the monster looked like a centaur and ...
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Did Kenneth indeed time-travel?

In the movie Safety Not Guaranteed, Kenneth's ad was (emphasis mine): "Wanted: Somebody to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. You'll get paid after we get back. Must bring your own ...
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2answers
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Why is Penny less concerned about the “check engine” light?

On many occasions in The Big Bang Theory we have seen Penny being questioned about the "check engine" light, especially by Sheldon Cooper and even by Beverly Hofstadter. So is there any significance ...
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Did John steal Primo's kilo in Five Star?

At the end of Five Star, John is accused of stealing Primo's kilo of cocaine. The movie never actually shows John deliver the cocaine, as he claims. Another man is murdered on John's attestation of ...
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What's the deal with the rewind?

Funny Games (2007) was just a hard movie to watch period. But, I really got kicked in the head when Paul rewound the scene and started it over. What? After Paul and Peter return to the house with ...
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121 views

Rapture/Apocalypse movie

There was a movie released in the last few years where some friends go together for a wedding and the apocalypse starts to happen. It is filmed in a 1st person camera point of view. One scene they are ...
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2answers
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What was Gustavo (Gus) Fring's back story?

Hank and the DEA managed to find documents to show that Gus was from Chile, spent some years in Mexico, then moved to the US. However it seems that we are never really told what Gus's back story ...
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1answer
188 views

How was Howard allowed in space after crashing the Mars rover?

How was Howard allowed into space in The Big Bang Theory? He crashed the Mars rover. Even if he did somehow get away with damaging government property worth billions of dollars, how did NASA let him ...
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5answers
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Has there been a movie produced without a title sequence?

I'm not quite sure if "title sequence" is the phrase I'm looking for, so I'll explain what I mean. Older movies would begin with a short credit sequence, which would also include the title of the ...
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1answer
105 views

Help Me Identify This Sci-fi Movie about dapper robots trying to save humanity

Anyone remember a 60’s-70’s movie (British I think) where humanoid robots dressed in black suits, ties (and hats I think). It seems they came to protect humanity from itself. I think they interjected ...
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159 views

Sci fi movie - man on the run

I'm looking for some time for a sci fi, movie, I only know certain parts. A man is on the run from a corporation, a woman helps him, they find shelter in her apartment, the room has some kind of red ...
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1answer
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MI: Rogue Nation; is it possible to have non metallic electronics?

One of the showpieces of MI:RN is an attempt by Ethan Hunt to free-dive (meaning swimming without an auxiliary oxygen supply) into a water cooled computer. The necessity for the free-dive is ...
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3answers
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What is the sweariest movie ever?

I recently re-watched the Samuel L Jackson vehicle 51st State where he is also surrounded by some very sweary British actors (like Robert Carlyle). So I expected a lot of profanity. Obviously Jackson ...
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3answers
647 views

Why did Syrio Forel choose his wooden sword over a metal one?

During this scene in Game of Thrones where the Kingsguard go to kidnap Arya and Syrio fights them, Syrio uses his wooden practice sword against their real metal swords. Syrio had several ...
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2answers
2k views

Why does Barristan the Bold accept the pardon from Robert Barratheon?

Barristan Selmy is known for his character and honor in Game of Thrones. He was a member of the Kingsguard for the Mad King Aerys II and sworn to protect him and his family. He also seemed to be very ...
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1answer
87 views

Indentify this movie where a camper driver die by drugs overdose

I saw some time ago a movie where a camper driver goes on holiday with his daughter (10 years old or somewhat), they find a country abandoned home. The driver then use drugs and dies by overdose, the ...
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Have people forgotten about Hannibal Lecter between Hannibal Rising and Red Dragon?

In Hannibal Rising, Hannibal Lecter goes on a killing spree and becomes a cannibalist. People clearly know he is the one who committed these murders. Such a remarkable chain of events won't go ...
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1answer
843 views

What does the word 'schlanger' mean in Max Max: Fury Road?

What does the word "schlanger" mean as used in Mad Max: Fury Road. I guess it's an Australian word.
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1answer
64 views

Masterpiece theater movie with Damien Lewis and Jaime Murray

I'm trying to find the name of a movie, which is similiar in genre to the British masterpiece theatre movies (1920s or earlier). If memory serves, it stars Damien Lewis as a rich person who pushes ...
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1answer
189 views

Why didn't Gus tell Jesse his plan for the trip to Mexico?

During Breaking Bad season 4, Don Eladio intended to keep Jesse in Mexico as a permanent employee. Gus and Mike pretended to accept that arrangement, but they had a secret plan of their own, which ...
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1answer
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Why is Sheldon Cooper so bad at driving?

Sheldon Cooper is always shown as struggling when it comes to driving, so is there any particular reason behind that; being one the greatest minds, driving would never have been so difficult. Is there ...
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1answer
80 views

Thriller/horror: House that causes crimes to be committed

It is a thriller/horror where a man and his wife moves to a new home, he works for a movie archive and one day he see a police footage of a crime scene (very old, early 1900~10) that took place at his ...
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3answers
1k views

Why didn't the gangster shoot Lou?

In Nightcrawler, the injured gangster shoots down Rick when he comes in front of him, but when the same gangster comes out of the car, he sees Lou standing right in front of him, filming. Yet he does ...
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2answers
203 views

Was Louis Bloom a meth head in Nightcrawler?

I have read the other questions with the 'Nightcrawler' tag and some query the odd behaviour of the film's hero, Louis Bloom. My question is a bit more direct: was he a meth head? This suspicion is ...
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0answers
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Significance of the air dancers in Nightcrawler

At one point in the film Nightcrawler, the scene is a morning in Los Angeles, possibly the only morning scene in the film where the hero is not watching television. Plotwise, the scene is positioned ...
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1answer
105 views

Identify this 1990s Office/ corporation sitcom

Can someone identify this american/canadian sitcom I saw in the late 1990s? Here are some scenes I remember: In the pilot episode a man wakes for work (probably the main lead character) but he was ...
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1answer
447 views

Will there be a sequel to “Ex Machina”?

I found "Ex Machina" to be well done AND intriguing. What will the robot do now that she is loose in human society? Which will develop quickest her sense of survival, a new sense of compassion, will ...
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0answers
79 views

80's-90's resurrection thriller

I remember this episode from a movie I saw when I was a kid, where a man is talking to a wounded/dying woman and she tells him that nothing could be done and she's been resurrected for too long (too ...
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1answer
95 views

What is the song that plays during the death of all the mutants in X-Men: Days Of The Future Past? [closed]

At the same time the mutants are being killed by the Sentinels, Charles is trying to convince Raven to do the right thing and Raven is having a debate with herself. The song that plays right after ...
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1answer
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Why radio station KBHR in Northern Exposure is pronounced K-Bear

Why is the radio station KBHR in Northern Exposure pronounced K-Bear (bear like Yogi Bear)? The only explanation I've found is in Wikipedia: KBHR were also the call letters of the 570AM radio ...
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0answers
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What's the significance of these characters towards the end of Enchanted?

During the final ballroom scene in Enchanted, after some commotion, there's a cut away to two old ladies that are only in the movie to provide this exchange: Ballroom Lady #1: What did you think? ...
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6answers
4k views

Why is Walt obsessed with Jesse?

As the question asks, why can Walt just not do without Jesse in Breaking Bad? At the beginning, he needed him to get into the business and stuff but later, Jesse only proved to be nothing but trouble. ...
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2answers
1k views

What is the meaning of the term “Kamakrazee” in the movie Mad Max:Fury Road?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, the term "Kamakrazee" was used three times. During the scene where Ace loads the War Rig, we hear the following chant: "We are war boys!" "War boys!" "Kamakrazee ...
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1answer
304 views

Ghost movie where the children play with ghostly children

I watched this movie once but the only part I can remember is that some people moved into a house with children and soon the children started to play with ghost children. The ghost children were ...
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1answer
2k views

Why couldn't Hermione just hand over Bellatrix Lestrange's wand at Gringot's?

At the beginning of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 the gang tries to break into Bellatrix Lestrange's vault at Gringot's using polyjuice potion to dress Hermione and Ron as Bellatrix and ...
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1answer
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What song is in movie Vacation (2015) [closed]

I can't identify what song is playing in Vacation (2015) movie during the moment when nice lady on red cabriolet was smashed by truck on the road? I remember some words which can be like: "mala ...
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1answer
82 views

Persons and kid(s) close themselves in a room hiding from an alien-like creature

In this movie, there is a alien-like bald creature (appearance similar to Golum from Lord of the Rings movie). There are some persons including 1 or 2 kids who are scared of it and close themselves in ...
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1answer
111 views

Two women, “Muses?” begin to look after a man

Every man's fantasy? Two women move into this man's house and seem to have a specific task to mind him, care for him maybe even protect him. They treat him as if he's very important. The man has ...
4
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1answer
800 views

Why does Homer say The Who used to be named The Hillbilly Bugger Boys?

In The Simpsons epsiode "A Tale of Two Springfields" (S12E02), Homer says about The Who: It's not fair! I've been a fan of The Who since the very beginning, when they were The Hillbilly Bugger ...
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1answer
112 views

A pre 2000s cartoon in fantasy setting featuring anthropomorphic characters

I remember watching a cartoon, back in the late 90s which features anthropomorphic characters set in medieval or fantasy setting. I don't remember much from the show. I am not even 100% sure I didn't ...
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1answer
902 views

If Scarlet Witch of MCU has the ability to fly, why didn't she attempt to fly earlier?

Apparently Scarlet Witch does have the ability to fly. She's clearly levitating in this particular scene from Avengers: Age of Ultron which I didn't notice until I watched AoU for the 4th time today. ...
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4answers
8k views

Thranduil mentioning Strider (Aragorn) at the end of the third Hobbit movie

At the end of the third Hobbit movie, The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies, Thranduil mentions to Legolas that he should go meet a wanderer called Strider. Now, the events in the Hobbit are around ...
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3answers
192 views

Where did the Elves go after the Helm's deep battle in LOTR?

In the Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Part 2: The Two Towers), where do the Elves go after the battle in the Helm's deep? The next morning when they (Aragorn and the others) open the gates and charge ...
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0answers
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What made Bronach and Ben sad?

In Song of the Sea, why did Bronach look sorrowful when Ben asked her not to take Saoirse away, and why did Ben cry after seeing this reaction of Bronach? I think I got the metaphorical structure of ...
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1answer
124 views

What movie is about a mother with an addicted son going back to her dysfunctional family for a wedding?

A mother with her addicted son goes back to her completely dysfunctional family for a wedding. She also has a daughter (who is cutting or anorexic I don't remember) who does not want to come because ...
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1answer
143 views

movie about masked vigilante called “Scarecrow”

When I was in grammar school around 1980 they showed us a movie about a masked man similar to Zorro. I believed it opened with a scene in which he and another man fled on horseback while a song was ...
5
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2answers
2k views

MPAA film numbers - is there a list?

At the end of most major American films, there's a number. I believe current films are running in the high 40000s. From a little bit of research, when the MPAA rates a film, they give it a unique ...

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