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Bank robbery comedy with tunnel

A black and white comedy with sound. It was either French or Italian. Believe it was French. Setting was set to the 1900s, I guess 1930+, perhaps late fifties early sixties. Believe it was a ...
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416 views

Why does FX's Fargo have a 1h13m airtime?

FX's new Fargo TV series airs from 10 PM to 11:13 PM, Eastern. Why? I'm positive they could trim enough from each episode to make it fit a normal one-hour timeslot, and I doubt it'd be too hard to ...
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222 views

Comedy name? Jew and neo-nazi hook up

It's a teen comedy. A bunch of guys traveled somewhere and were trying to score with some chicks. This is what I remember: 1) This guy who is Jewish and a bit of a nerd fells for a hot German girl ...
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117 views

French movie, man living at gas station, can't/won't leave

I just got a request from a friend of mine who is looking for a certain movie, but alas I couldn't help her... maybe you can. She describes the movie as follows : It's a french movie about a man ...
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251 views

Why are cartoon coconuts (on trees) brown?

Real coconuts are either green or yellow (there may be other variants I'm unaware of) not brown. Why are they always colored brown in cartoons? Edit for background: Growing up in a tropical country ...
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118 views

Why did the artist do that?

At the end of the Artist and the Model the artist shoots himself. The war is ending, he's just finished his masterpiece and is having a book written about his life. Why would he kill himself? I have ...
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840 views

What type of gun is primarily used by the protagonist in “Blue Ruin”?

In the movie "Blue Ruin", what type of gun is used most by the protagonist? It looks like an AK47 or some type of assault rifle, but what exact type is it? (On iTunes)
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Is God really a Red Sox fan?

In "Mr. Griffin Goes to Washington" (S3E3) Peter takes the whole family to a Baseball game where the Boston Red Sox play against the Yankees. Chris made a sign to cheer them on which reads John 3:16. ...
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Is The Cabin in the Woods linked to the Buffyverse?

The Cabin in the Woods features a mysterious bureaucratic organisation that, although never named, commodifies certain Supernatural creatures within it's operation. Both Angel and Buffy the Vampire ...
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Why was Ender so defiant?

During Ender's training in preparation for Ender's Game he and his comrades are inspected by Colonel Graff and Seargent Dap. Graff holds a speech about possibly promoting some of the cadets and that ...
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258 views

Identify movie/TV show from car chase scene

I keep remembering this chase scene but cannot recall the film. It's a fairly recent (probably 2000 or later, possibly a little earlier) movie, the only scene I can remember is the short chase scene ...
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What is the name of the sesame street horror short film?

There was a short film dealing with creativity where the sesame street characters sit at the table and talk about doing creative stuff. At the end they start killing each other. One of them says "Let ...
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236 views

Identify movie about special/secret agents

It's an american movie from the 90's or 2000-something. Roughly it has two main characters a man and woman. They are to be formed as secret agent. I only remember one passage: they are both kidnapped ...
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Woman kills a man inside a cardboard box by plunging scissors/knife into his head

I remember a single scene from that movie which I saw while flipping channels, maybe 10-15 years ago (but not quite sure when). A woman receives a big box, and tries to open it, but it's difficult to ...
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What exactly was the pirates' plan?

In Captain Philips the four man team boards the ship. I'm struggling to understand how they originally intended to make their money. They couldn't hope to carry the cargo off in their little skiff ...
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601 views

movie about a rodeo cowboy and a mechanic girl (raped by her redneck brother)

I usually can find all the movies I look for with the information I have, but this one is eluding me. I thought the girls was Daryl Hannah, but by her filmography it appears I was wrong. the movie ...
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At what point does Sherlock come to know the truth about Dr. Watson's wife?

In 3rd season of Sherlock we come to know that there is a dark mystery associated with the past of Dr Watson's wife. How did Sherlock deduce that she was/is a CIA agent?
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138 views

Why the prevalence of Latin forenames in the Capitol?

When watching The Hunger Games as well as its sequel Catching Fire, it occured to me that the members of the Capitol often bear Latin forenames, like Seneca, Ceasar, Claudius, Plutarch, Octavia, ...
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157 views

Action comedy about college students who discover a sound that can induce hallucinations

I believe the movie was produced in the 80's or early 90's. I saw it on a VHS tape that came out of a bargin bin somewhere, so it was probably a pretty bad movie. I don't know if there was a ...
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177 views

What does the antagonist hope to achieve by killing a priest?

In Calvary (which, on reflection after two viewings is less of a black comedy and more of a philosophical essay) the opening scene sets up the antagonist's intent to kill a good priest. He explains ...
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155 views

50 First Dates: precursors?

I like the plot of 50 First Dates. But I abhor the gratuitous obscenities therein. I have often found that when a (bad) comedy has a great plot, it is because the plot is stolen. And, in general, ...
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170 views

What are the differences between the 138min and 131min versions of Christiane F.?

Recently I realized that there are some differences in the runtime of Christiane F. In IMDB there are two runtimes. One is 138min and another is 131min. And they said that the 131min version is a ...
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609 views

Why didn't Harry himself drink Polyjuice Potion instead of all others in Deathly Hallows Part 1?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, it is shown that members of the Order of Phoenix come to rescue Harry from his house at Privet Drive. There, they all drink Polyjuice Potion and assume ...
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586 views

Horror movie about a man kill his whole family and himself. Then he haunt the house

I watch this movie back in the 90's when i was small. In the beginning of the movie, a man shave his head, he kill his wife, son and himself. Then he haunted the house. A few years later a family move ...
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Trying to find a movie, European, Private Detective, Sex Slavery maybe

I watched this movie a while ago on sbs, it is european, about a male detective. Maybe released 2000-2010. At the beginning he pretends to be a cop to arrests this boy, he steals hash from him, the ...
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346 views

Japanese sword fighting movie (Hero has reversed sword, katana)

Recently I saw a sword fighting film. The hero is a very very good sword fighter. One of the heroes has a sword with a reversed blade. Later it is revealed it can be reversed. Film is quite recent ...
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235 views

Is Brick Tamland from the future?

In Anchorman 2, Brick Tamland alludes to the future and his knowledge of it multiple times. For example, he tells the news crew how they will all be flying around on jetpacks ten years in the future. ...
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Total Recall (1990) nail color change effect

In the first Total Recall, there's an unimportant shot where the receptioninst at Recall is changing the color of her nails. She taps one with a stylus, and it "wipes" to a different color. (I can't ...
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Amazing makeup effect in Cocoon

There's a scene in Cocoon with the female alien, Brian Denehy, and Steve Gutenberg. The female alien has just put her fake human skin back on. There is a wrinkle on her cheek. Brian Denehy pulls ...
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311 views

Horror / thriller in early 80s about the rampaging pilot of an experimental soviet submarine

Can anyone identify this TV series? I remember it was broadcast sometime in the early to mid 80s in the UK but I can't recall which channel. It was set on a sparsely populated remote island or ...
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137 views

Find a movie I saw in the 80s

I´m looking for a movie I saw when I was I child. I only remember one scene: a man goes into a mountain, there is a bunker and he watches human history on film. That´s all. Help me!
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224 views

Who is the boy from Katniss' hallucination?

At the beginning of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire when Katniss is hunting with Gale, she tries to shoot some birds. When shooting she suddenly imagines a boy getting hit by the arrow, much to her ...
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94 views

How is Beth being a cop a surprise?

SPOILERS (if you haven't seen S01E01 of Orphan Black) Sarah has to be literally dragged into a police station before realizing she is impersonating a police detective. I realize that since Beth had ...
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234 views

Why does President Snow want Katniss to keep on acting the love affair?

I admit that I'm not completely acquainted with all the subtleties of President Snow's and the revolution's views and usage of Katniss Everdeen for their goals in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. What ...
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969 views

What envelope does Heavensbee replace?

On the DVD of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire there is a deleted scene which shows Plutarch Heavensbee exchange envelopes in some secured vault. He burns the one in the vault and replaces it with one ...
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431 views

130 years between them

American Hustle (2013) There's some gentlemen sitting over there at the bar. That's 130 years sitting right there. That's how much time between them. They run the biggest casinos in the United ...
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458 views

Horror movie about two families that wanted to buy a secluded house

I saw a film around 2011 and I forgot the name of the movie. It was about these two families that wanted to buy a secluded house. When they got there, they tried to go back home but the road home was ...
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261 views

1980's film about a girl's death by shower burns

okay I saw this movie when I was little mid 1980's don't know what it is. People having sex, guy touches metal head board they both fry. Chick is having a shower burns to death. Something about a ...
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What are the differences between the Spider-Man and Amazing Spider-Man universes?

Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy was rebooted when Sony released Amazing Spider-Man, and part of this reboot were changes in the in universe story and world. Peter starts dating Gwen Stacy instead of ...
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332 views

Can the police lie to make a suspect confess?

In The Mentalist S6 Ep 17 "Silver Wings of Time" they construct an elaborate deception to trick the real killer into confessing. How realistic is this concept? Can the police actually lie and trick ...
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300 views

What is 'The Thing' the President talks about?

I some days ago saw this film White House Down and the president does "The thing" twice (during starting and ending of the film). What is "The Thing"? I actually missed the last scene before which ...
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204 views

Cartoon show about a warrior

I used to watch a lot of cartoon shows back in mid 90's in cartoon network channel in our country India. I remember most of the cartoon shows like SWAT KATS, Speed Racer and Captain Planet (just to ...
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511 views

Which movie has a kid entering a cartoon?

When I was little, I saw on Cartoon Network a movie with a kid that talked on the phone with a friend of his. Then he turned into a cartoon, got a red car and started a row of adventures. The first ...
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Difference between 'Spiderman' Movie and 'The Amazing Spiderman' Movie [duplicate]

What is the main differences between the first 'Spiderman' Movie directed by Sam Raimi and 'The Amazing Spiderman' by Marc Webb? And why there was a need to reboot a franschise which had a trilogy so ...
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55 views

How does William know what song to play?

When Holly goes to Ireland in P.S. I Love You she meets William in the bar who's playing "The Galway Girl", this is the same song that Gerry had played for her. She assumes that this is all part of ...
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596 views

What city is Sin City based on, if any?

I know Sin City is fictional, but so are Gotham City and Metropolis, both of which are obviously New York City (one of the DC writers, I forget who, once said Gotham City is New York by night while ...
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298 views

Understanding the beginning of Halloween

At the beginning of Halloween, why did Michael go upstairs and kill Judith?
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642 views

Tomboy movie, the girl lives with her father, because her mother died

So, I want to watch this movie, I watched it with my friends but it was a really good movie. It's about a girl, who lives with her father. Her father I think repairs cars. At the beginning of the ...
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189 views

Does Jack Welker's hairstyle convey any meaning?

Jack Welker's hairstyle is different from his gang members', and probably different from anyone else's in Breaking Bad serial. Does his hairstyle have any specific meaning, like his status as a gang ...
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150 views

Looking for a movie about a child-like alien?

I rented this movie (or rather my parents rented) from a local video store when I was a kid. It's either late seventies or an eighties movie and all I can remember is rather vague! There's this ...

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