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1answer
2k views

What is in the box in Rear Window?

Towards the end of Rear Window, we find out Thorwald dug up what was buried beneath the flowers, as the neighbors' dog got too inquisitive. He moved what he dug up to a hat box in his apartment. ...
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7answers
10k views

Did Terence Mann die?

At the end of "Field of Dreams", Terence Mann gets invited to go with the baseball players into the corn field, and presumably the after-life: Ray. Ray. Listen to me, Ray. Listen to me. There is ...
10
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1answer
2k views

Why are the movie adaptations of the Robert Langdon book series in a random order?

The movie adaptations of the Robert Langdon book series have been released in the wrong order. The order of the books is "Angels & Demons", "The Da Vinci Code", "The Lost Symbol", and then "...
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0answers
48 views

When watching with a friend, what do you during the pause time? [closed]

If you are watching a movie with a friend, and he asked to pause for a bathroom break. How do you spend this time ? how long does it usually take and what is the first thing you do when he comes back ?...
3
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2answers
74 views

Who was that guy in the final scene of Everybody Hates Chris?

This character appears in the final scene of Everybody Hates Chris: The camera lingers on him for a while and Chris also watches him for a moment. Is he in anyway relevant or notable, or is it ...
5
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2answers
4k views

Frequency ending scene?

In the film Frequency, I can't understand how he can come from the past and shoot a bullet at the villain in the present.
3
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2answers
77 views

Why doesn't Dr. McCoy know Klingon anatomy?

In Star Trek VI, Kirk and McCoy beam aboard the Klingon ship after the assassination attempt. McCoy fails to save Chancellor Gorkon's life, and in the process, he admits that he doesn't know Klingon ...
4
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1answer
58 views

B and W film from the C1950s about a man having crush on a redhead

Does anyone know the name of an old film about a man who meets a redhead at a party and falls in love with her? He then spends all his life looking for her and only going on dates with similar looking ...
12
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1answer
2k views

Does Mark get fuel to make water from the rocket that the other crew members had used to escape?

In The Martian, Mark makes water using a couple of things. I'm not sure if I saw it correctly, but it seemed to me that he took the rover and drove to the rocket to get fuel from it. However, isn't ...
5
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1answer
122 views

What does the ending of 2015's Macbeth mean?

In contrast to the original, Justin Kurzel's 2015 adaptation of Macbeth does not end with Malcolm giving an optimistic speech about cleaning up the mess that is Scotland. Instead after Macbeth was ...
2
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1answer
97 views

A movie about a woman struggling with weight loss

I believe I found it on Youtube originally, but it was about a bigger woman who was pretty and ended up meeting a man that she liked and either lost the weight by surgery or by eating better (I really ...
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0answers
105 views

What song is Margaret in “The Conjuring 2” listening to with her headphones before going to sleep? [on hold]

Before she goes to sleep, she puts on her headphones and a fraction of a song can be heard. It somehow sounded like it's from The Beatles.
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0answers
30 views

Why was the story watered down in Nobody Knows (2004, Japan)?

The movie Nobody Knows was based on an actual event, which apparently was considerably more horrific (Wikipedia) than the story depicted in the movie. So why did the director-writer choose to water ...
3
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0answers
39 views

Was the climax scene of Argo inspired by The Last King of Scotland?

In The Last King of Scotland (2006), Nicolas Gariggan escapes from Idi Amin in flight the same way Team from Argo (2012) escapes from the cops through flight. So was the climax scene of Argo inspired ...
3
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1answer
43 views

Why did Danny Archer stay back to recover the diamond?

Why did Danny Archer stay back to recover the diamond in Blood Diamond? Was the diamond his only escape out of Africa? Or was he sympathetic towards Solomon and wanted to help him recover his family?
11
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7answers
678 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 ...
4
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1answer
73 views

What plays are the Shakespeare quotes in Star Trek VI from?

There are a number of quotes in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country that are from Shakespeare plays. The title is one, and is cited on screen: Chancellor Gorkon: I give you a toast: the ...
1
vote
1answer
318 views

Why were the protagonists the enemies during the Pac-Man game in Pixels?

In Pixels, in all other levels/games/whatever-you-call-it the aliens created 'the game' and the Earthlings were supposed to play the game. So why during the game of Pac-Man was it the other way around ...
2
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2answers
171 views

How does the invisible boy remain in the real world in the movie Goosebumps?

In the movie Goosebumps, every monsters got sucked into the book, including Hannah, but in the latter part of the climax, the invisible boy is "shown" typing on a type writer. Wasn't he also supposed ...
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1answer
63 views

Is Orphan Black's 5th season going to be its last?

Being a fan from the beginning, I was sorry to hear the news that the show has been cancelled. Does this mean that the 5th season will be its last?
12
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6answers
3k views

Why is the Professor still in a wheel chair?

Charles Xavier died in X-Men Last Stand. But according to the post credits scene of that movie and this link, Charles transferred his mind to his brain-dead twin brother's body. So now that he is ...
0
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1answer
75 views

A man with no skin and with lots od guns [closed]

Does somebody know the title of a movie about a man who loses his skin in a fire, I think that his house (and maybe family) burns down, and he becomes some kind of an avenger. I remember a scene when ...
2
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0answers
46 views

Can anyone identify this movie please? [closed]

One Scene: Wife cheats on him & left. Husband cries infront of person about his wife left him. another scene:husband & wife ready to kiss, & their kids encourage them by saying: kiss ...
5
votes
1answer
727 views

Anime about humans fighting aliens on another planet

I'm looking for an old anime, probably from the 1980s or early 1990s, where humans are fighting against aliens on another planet, possibly on Mars (definitely a desert planet). The humans were ...
5
votes
1answer
100 views

Was the atomic bombing of Nagasaki visible from Shanghai, as in the film “Empire of the Sun”?

Near the end the film Empire of the Sun (Spielberg 1987), the protagonist finds himself in (or near) Shanghai. He then sees the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. The bright light appears to be the pika ...
3
votes
1answer
160 views

I'm looking for the name of an anime that I saw on TV in Italy over 20 years ago

I'm looking for the name of an anime that I saw on TV in Italy 20+ years ago. It is likely a show from the 80's. The scene I saw was a very large man who tried to break into a castle. He seemed to ...
12
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1answer
2k views

Kids that fight troll-like monsters with water guns filled with milk?

I remember watching this kids movie where they are being attacked by some sort of trollish type monsters/creatures and they could only be defeated by using water guns filled with milk to shoot them ...
1
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0answers
33 views

What's the deal with Hank Hill's wall clock on King of the Hill?

I've noticed that this clock seems to randomly change color a lot. Not when you're looking right at it, but between scenes and episodes. I've definitely seen it be brown (like I would expect) and also ...
6
votes
0answers
104 views

Movie with infectious disease indicated via nosebleed from the 00s (probably)

Things I vaguely remember: Possibly terrorist and possibly started on a plane (but I might be mixing with MI2 here) Highly infectious The infection has a symbol? Any character with a nosebleed is ...
1
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0answers
19 views

What was the first martial arts movie where someone plucked out an eye?

In the Kill Bill movies, Pai Mei and The Bride each pluck out one of Elle's eyes. In Five Fingers of Death (1972), one of the characters has his eye plucked out in the same fashion. Is Five Fingers ...
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0answers
45 views

Does anyone else have an issue with the glaring mistakes in Mr. Robot? [closed]

Even though I really like the series I am so heartbroken by the lack of credibility. For example suboxone used to control his addiction to the most tiniest amount of morphine. This is just plain dumb. ...
31
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3answers
14k views

In opening credits for TV shows, why does it say 'with so and so' for some actors?

I am thinking of Ally McBeal in particular. For the entire run of the show the opening credits generally had clips of a character and the name of the actor that plays them. The final two actors (Peter ...
9
votes
2answers
1k views

Ending dialog in “The Bridge on the River Kwai”

In the war movie, The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), at the end Major Warden has a brief dialog with the women porters. The women back away from him as he exclaims: I had to do it. They might ...
11
votes
1answer
885 views

Why does Chancellor Gorkon think Shakespeare was Klingon?

In Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Chancellor Gorkon says Shakespeare is better in the original Klingon (language). Why does he think Shakespeare is Klingon? Or is he just being facetious in ...
1
vote
2answers
514 views

Secret door in shed has fantasy world behind it

I'm looking for the title of a movie I recently watched, maybe 2 months ago. I saw the preview online during an ad I had to watch. Man's father dies and he finds a secret door in his father's shed/...
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0answers
52 views

Movie about a futuristic toilet that reports your health to the insurance company [on hold]

I remember watching a movie where a drunk guy saves his urine to pour it later into the toilet, because toilets report the health status to insurance companies. He proceeds to fall and break every ...
1
vote
1answer
546 views

Movie about man who hires killers to kill his family

I saw an American movie almost 8 years ago. I think it was released in the 1990s or at beginning of 2000s. I don't know the actors but the cast is almost all white. The movie starts with a man and ...
4
votes
2answers
139 views

How does Tyler Durden insert sounds along with images into movies?

In Fight Club Tyler Durden gets several tapes of film together to make one long reel. Some technicalities get explained in the process. And he has fun inserting some random image in between. I don't ...
8
votes
2answers
869 views

How are audio tracks censored on TV?

When the audio track is censored for a TV audience, the "inappropriate" dialogue is sometimes dubbed over with more appropriate words. I'm just curious how this is done exactly. Do movie studios ...
1
vote
1answer
197 views

Car racing cartoon series where cars race when the portals open and they have to complete the race with in the time limit

I saw a cartoon episode probably in late 90s or early 2000s which was about racing cars and it was probably animated. What I remember is that group of racers waited for the portals to open and then ...
3
votes
1answer
55 views

Why do we see this measuring at some parts of the movie?

In Stranger Than Fiction (2006), I encountered some measurings are shown, which are actually not related to the plot of the movie. What is the use of showing them?
0
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1answer
29 views

How did Charlie get Barr Finger prints?

According to Jack Reacher, Charlie killed 4 people with a sniper rifle and before doing it he drops a penny at a parking ticket machine, so the cops got the finger print which matches the Barr's. How ...
0
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0answers
33 views

Man's family got killed and he seeks revenge, 20yrs later the murderer got hit by the carriage and die

This man's family got killed and he seeks revenge. 20 years later, he finally finds the murderer, however, the murderer got hit by the carriage and die. So after he saw that incident, he kills himself ...
0
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0answers
9 views

Is Julian Wright from the The Human Contract a millionaire?

In the movie The Human Contract Julian Wright is a marketing specialist for the brand management company, he owns a luxury apartment overlooking central Los Angeles. Would he have to be a multi ...
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0answers
21 views

Looking for a horror movie [closed]

I watch a trailer to a horror movie months ago. A writer/reporter, is being invited to an old man's house, I believe in canada, and is being tortured. Any idea which movie is it?
5
votes
1answer
86 views

How does the Macbeths' child add to their characterization and does it have a precedent?

Even before the witches appear Justin Kurzel's 2015 adaptation of Macbeth actually starts with Lord and Lady Macbeth and their household at the funeral of a child. From the looks on their faces and ...
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0answers
25 views

An old animated kids show [closed]

The show was about a kid getting a necklace from his grandfather and then is sent to another world where people use crystals to summon creatures. He makes 2 best friends one is a guy and the other is ...
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0answers
47 views

whats that movie in which boy tries to seduce a lady while cleaning the house and next shot with school uniform and sex scene in kitchen [closed]

Which movie is that, in which boy tries to seduce a lady while cleaning the house and next shot with school uniform and sex scene in kitchen with same lady
3
votes
0answers
54 views

Kung Fu movie - invulnerable enemy defeated by duo keeping hands under villain's feet

I saw this Chinese (English dubbed) Kung Fu movie in the 80s, in which the villain was invincible, but only as long as at least one of his feet was on the ground. His feet could not be forcibly ...
5
votes
1answer
129 views

Is the trial at the end of S11E07 a reference to a previous episode?

The It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "McPoyle vs. Ponderosa: The Trial of the Century" (S11E07) ends with the judge dismissing the whole case and calling in the particpants of the next trial: ...

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