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Attack on a person resting in a parked car

I saw a French film on British TV some years ago, probably released in the period 1999-2007, the name and most details of which I cannot remember. I think it was shown as part of a series of French ...
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Why didn't Lisa tell the truth about Thorwald to the police?

Saw this 1959 Hitchcock's masterpiece Rear Window last night. One of the great classics! Enjoyed it! I just didn't get one thing. Why didn't Lisa (Grace Kelly) tell the complete plot and truth about ...
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436 views

Does there exist a full, “Director's Cut” version of Fast Times at Ridgemont High?

I remember watching this on TV many, many moons ago (maybe early 90's?) and there was a scene where Spiccoli is explaining how he got a guitar pick from Mick Jagger. It was definitely not in the ...
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Is there a precedent for casting the same actor in an American remake of a British/foreign television show?

Broadchurch (ITV/BBC America) was my favorite television show, specifically crime drama, in 2013. FOX is remaking the series but changed the name to Gracepoint. Interestingly, they cast David Tennant, ...
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Who is the composer of the soundtrack of the movie Incubus (1966)?

Who is the composer of the soundtrack of the movie Incubus (1966)? I searched, but I did not find his the name. IMDB
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170 views

What was the end conclusion for the movie The Man From Earth

The Man From Earth (2007) was really a good movie but what I quite didn't understand the end, why does Dr. Gruber die at the end and did it prove that John was God?
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short 1970s film about a man who dresses and cooks on an elevator

I remember a short film from 1970s or early 1980s about a man who one day gets dressed on an elevator and each day does more and more tasks until he dies. Well that's my memory of it. He cooks an egg. ...
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108 views

AFV Theme Music a La Bamba ripoff? [closed]

Is it just me or does the theme music for the show AFV "America's Funniest Videos" sound a little too much like Ritchie Valens "La Bamba"?
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Goats in Brokeback Mountain

I have heard the reason the movie brokeback mountain take place at Big Horn Mountains is because of the Goats that lives on the mountain actually are homosexual (sorry if I did not use the correct ...
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146 views

Why are blockbusters now only released in 3D for the first week/weekend?

All summer I've noticed this new trend of blockbuster movies only being released in 3D for the first week/weekend in theatres - Spider-Man 2, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Dawn of the Planet of the ...
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1answer
296 views

What was the first film adaptation of a comic?

I've been watching Danger: Diabolik (1968) and when I read the Wikipedia article I realise it's actually an adaptation of a comic book character called Diabolik which made it one of the earliest comic ...
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512 views

Differences in plot from the Japanese and American versions of Pokemon: The Movie

I was reading the IMDB page for Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back and one of the bits of trivia states that "The Japanese version has an entirely different story. ". I know the Japanese version casts ...
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178 views

How does so much time pass between Prison Break seasons 1 and 2?

In Prison Break, season 1 ends with the escapees running in a field at night with the cops right behind them. Season 2 starts with the escapees running through a lush forest during the daytime with ...
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2answers
226 views

What is this movie featuring hopping vampires?

This was an asian kung fu movie and I distinctly remember a scene where these hopping vampires are hopping towards our heroes in a graveyard. They're doing all this elaborate kung fu to attach these ...
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1k views

How plausible is Elysium in terms of realistic science?

I know Elysium (2013) happens more than a century from now, but really, how plausible is it to: Survive a full dose of nuclear radiation Store data in brains Shoot a missile from Earth out of a ...
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3k views

How does an average (non-star) actor's pay work?

An average actor, (according to the SAG?) makes scale. What is scale? Is it hourly pay? paid per picture? Are there any residuals? Benefits? Retirement?
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The Expendables 3 - the song when burney met ronda rousey [closed]

when burney met ronda rousey in the club, a song was in background.... what is the name of that track... some of the lines were like " life life this is our life " , " touch the sky "
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132 views

Title of a war movie set in the jungle at night with lots of rain and a training mission?

I am looking for the name of a movie i saw some years ago on TV. It is about a group US-soldiers who get send into the jungle for a training mission or survival training. The sergeant of the group is ...
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3answers
12k views

Why are there so few episode of Sherlock?

I know that usually British sitcoms have far fewer episodes than US ones, but Sherlock kind-of takes this too far. I mean, one season has has only 3 episodes, and even the seasons come about 1-2 years ...
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1answer
99 views

DVD Cover Containing a Girl and a Desolate City

So quite a few years ago I was in possession of a DVD that I believe was to do with zombies or something that wiped out most of the human race and sadly I lost the DVD before I had a chance to watch ...
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277 views

Drugging Robert Michael Fischer on Flight

Why does Cobb slip the sedative into Robert's glass of water himself, taking considerable amount of risk at getting caught? Why didn't the Air hostess get the pre-drugged water for Fischer? Is there ...
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1answer
134 views

Why did Yusuf hesitate to show Cobb his dream chamber?

During Yusuf's recruiting for the Inception he's about to show Cobb and the others how his special sedatives work in practice. But right before showing them he hesitates for a short moment: Yusuf: ...
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226 views

Why did Yusuf need to go into the field?

When Cobb first meets Yusuf in Inception and tells him he is seeking for a chemist to formulate a compound for the Fischer job, he says that he would also need to "go into the field" with them to ...
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Why the different effects when Sirius Black appears in a fireplace?

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Sirius Black appears in a fireplace to talk to Harry. It looks as if his head was made of embers: In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), ...
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2answers
487 views

Did Walter kill Donny in The Big Lebowski?

Watching The Big Lebowski again, for the nth time, I felt a bit silly. If you haven't seen it... well, let's get past the summary few lines so that we don't spoil it for anyone who hasn't actually ...
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1answer
2k views

What purple items have Samuel Jackson's characters had?

Samuel Jackson's (Mace Windu's) purple lightsaber was supposedly at his behest because that's his favorite color. Are there other conspicuously-purple items that Jackson's characters have had?
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3answers
309 views

How did Cobb manage to go to sleep and dream to save Saito after Mal's death?

As far as I can tell the subjects in Inception need to sleep in order to dream and for going under fast and consistent sleep they use sedatives. Now my question is how did Cobb manage to just fall ...
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2answers
137 views

Movie or TV series with awesome wedding reception on rooftop; father has an attack after reception

This is a movie (maybe be a TV show) from probably the late 90's or up to '09. There is a very nice wedding reception on a rooftop (or at least outside), there are a lot of lights, may be blue and ...
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1answer
202 views

At the end in Xmen Origins, which parts of Wolverine's brain did the bullet hit?

At the end of Xmen Origins, Stryker is shown shooting Logan's brain in the front at the top, which leads me to believe that only the frontal lobe was damaged, and possibly the parietal lobe. After ...
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6answers
13k views

What is the significance of the scene with the cop near the end of The Artist?

Near the end of The Artist, George Valentin is looking at his own reflection superimposed on a tuxedo in a shop window (the scene used in the trailer) when a cop comes strolling around the corner. ...
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0answers
67 views

In the movie Golden Gate, why would she allow a relationship to develop?

In the movie Golden Gate, Matt Dillon plays an ex-FBI agent trying to redeem the reputation he has as a corrupt investigator because he wrongly pursed a Chinese man during the time of "Red Scare" ...
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8answers
355k views

What happened to the bodies in American Psycho?

Towards the end of the movie, we see Patrick Bateman in an apartment full of dead bodies. He ends up confessing what he's done to his lawyer. Later he goes back to the apartment, only to find the ...
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1answer
101 views

What changed the Judge's sympathy?

In Find Me Guilty, at the beginning of the trial, Judge Finestein had little empathy for Jackie DiNorscio. This can be shown by the Judge slapping first a $5000 then upping it to $10000 fine for ...
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1answer
273 views

Hollywood teen comedy movie - virgin on a ship

Please identify a movie, all I remember is just some parts of the plot. I don't remember much, but I'll tell you what I do remember and hopefully someone will recall the name of the movie or the ...
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1answer
464 views

What did “The Ring” (リング, Ringu) in the original Japanese version refer to?

The usual Chinese title for the original Japanese movie is 午夜凶鈴 which might be transliterated roughly as "Midnight Evil/Bad Ring" where the Chinese word "ring" here is without ambiguity referring ...
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Where did the speaking-disease come from?

In the movie Pontypool, the people have a disease that is transferred by hearing the mumbling of an infected person and thinking about it. Where did the disease come from? In the plot the possibility ...
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Was Johnston supposed to be speaking in Mandarin all the time?

The Last Emperor is mostly in English, but it is meant to be understood that this is simply being translated for the benefit of the movie viewer, usually from Mandarin (I think). Was Reginald Fleming ...
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1answer
65 views

A term for a animation style used in anime

I'm watching some anime on netflix. Is there a term for when the characters get real emotional they are suddenly animated as cutesy almost childlike versions of themselves? Then they go right back? ...
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1answer
124 views

female robot who shorts out?

There is a movie from the 1990's in which one of the scenes has a guy fighting a female robot that has totally lost control/shorted out. I keep thinking it is the red-haired girl-robot in "fifth ...
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2answers
211 views

The need of a Matrix [duplicate]

I always wondered why the hassle creating the Matrix anyway? Yes, the machines need energy which can be harvested in the form of biological energy from humans. But why did they not just take animals, ...
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1answer
266 views

Old anime/cartoon about the action inside the body of girl infected with a virus

Watched it when I was a kid, a long time ago... I can only remember that a girl (princess or daughter of someone important) has been injected with some kind of virus, and then you follow the action ...
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1answer
211 views

Early to mid 2000 reality dating show where a woman dates 3 men

It's basically about a middle aged woman dating 3 middle aged men. They show up and do stuff for her. The woman at the end picks 1 guy she likes. She has I believe 3 adult sons. Here's what I ...
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3answers
2k views

How did Thor know Loki was on the plane?

During the movie Avengers, we are first introduced to Thor when he crashes the party on the plane, taking his brother Loki to get the location of the Tesseract from him. How did Thor know that Loki ...
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1answer
6k views

Aliens/creatures having sex with humans and killing them

Is there any movie in which aliens are having sex with people and killing them by sex, like with semen coming out of women's mouth? I just saw that scene but don't know any more about it. I don't know ...
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2answers
841 views

What's the origin of “Choose life” phrase?

The question can sound banal because everyone would say "Trainspotting", but I am just watching a late-soviet movie from 1987 called "Burglar" and I noticed a man in the crowd with a t-shirt with ...
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7answers
2k views

Who did Cal Weaver remind Jacob of in Crazy Stupid Love?

In the bar Cal and Jacob meet for the first time in Crazy, Stupid, Love. Cal asks Jacob why he is helping him (Cal), to which Jacob replies Maybe you remind me of someone Who is Jacob referring ...
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1answer
648 views

What did Cal mean by - “Go big or go home”?

I have seen Crazy, Stupid Love a while ago. The scene with the big fight among Cal, Jacob, Bernie and David was hilarious. It is one of my favorites. What I don't understand is what Cal meant when ...
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2answers
1k views

“What's up doc?” - Is Bugs Bunny impersonating someone?

It turns out that Bugs Bunny was impersonating someone when he ate the carrot. Was he also impersonating a contemporary actor when he asked What's up doc? or is that a Bugs Bunny original?
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1answer
364 views

The classic JOHN 3:16 sign

Sometimes in comedies someone in a crowd is holding up a sign that says "JOHN 3:16" Can someone explain me that joke, how it originated and why is used in a lot of movies?

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