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In how many movies has Jack Nicholson played an insane/mentally compromised character? [closed]

I realized that I think of Jack Nicholson by far foremost for his portrayal of (clinically or comically) insane characters. What movies has he played such a character, and (roughly) what proportion ...
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Need help identifying Sci Fi episode probably from the late 50's or early 60s

I believe this was a Sci-Fi TV episode, not a movie but I could be wrong. It was basically about an elderly man and woman living alone in an isolated house or maybe lighthouse in some kind of sea ...
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How do they decide Blu-ray/DVD release date?

I think my question is different from this. Some movies' productions release Blu-ray/DVD so early after theatrical release, others will take time. How do they decide for the Blu-ray/DVD release date?
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Who is Tyrell Wellick talking to in the limo? (s01e07)

In the early episodes, the show creators were very careful about putting Mr Robot into scenes, but not having anyone other than Elliot interacting with him. In later episodes, they break this pattern....
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Paranormal investigators in San Francisco, a school for girls where it turns out they're teaching witchcraft

I saw part of this show (maybe it was a movie, but I think it was an episode of a series) on late night TV sometime in the early/mid 1990s. Based on where I would have to have been to see it, it was ...
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A 60 or 70's bank sewer robbery movie

I was young so my memories of this movie are vague. The robbers entered the vault by drilling up from a sewer. I also remember that there was a scene with a woman in some kind of fishnet dress who ...
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Where are the non-mammalian animals? [duplicate]

Every animal in Zootopia is of the mammalia class. Where are the reptiles, amphibians, insects, and reptiles to name a few? There aren't even birds in the movie (even though they are mentioned and ...
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Movie from 80s or 90s: portal to another world with primitive men

I'm looking for a movie from the 90s or 80s, I think. There was a portal between Earth and another world, and in that world there were like primitive men and a warrior was fighting an evil leader and ...
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129 views

Does “10 Cloverfield Lane” (2016) relate to “Cloverfield” (2007)?

I will try to avoid any major spoilers within this question, so I will ask this simple - is there any relationship between the two movies Cloverfield (2007) and 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)? This ...
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1answer
87 views

Loop in Inside Llewyn Davis

The movie ends as it starts: He sings, speaks with the pub owner wearing the orange shirt, goes out to speak with his "suit friend", gets beaten up, [..] then he is woken up by the cat, says/asks ...
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87 views

Film that takes place in Middle Ages

The movie is set in medieval England? Scotland? Ireland? It's about a girl, and she was promised to marry a guy from another powerful rich family. She's always in the forest, even when she was a child,...
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What was the significance of the ending in Kaafiron Ki Namaaz?

In Kaafiron Ki Namaaz, they raised so many controversial topics like homosexuality, anti-Gandhism, rape, Kashmir issue, media faking, religion, Ayodhya dispute, etc. just by a conversation between a ...
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261 views

What was the significance of nun attire of the demon in The Conjuring 2?

In the movie The Conjuring 2 the demon VALAK is always shown wearing a nun's attire. Nuns are the ones who devote their life to god and well being of the society. So what is the significance? Why is ...
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88 views

Is there a significance to Iowa references in House M.D.?

I realize this may be a reach, but I noticed something odd in season 1 of House: In episode 15, there was a mention of Des Moines (Iowa). House: You’re worried about how his coworkers will react ...
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49 views

Why book authors hired to write the screenplay for the movie? [closed]

David S Goyer & George Lucas are one of the highest grossing screenwriters of all time, because there are good at it. Then why William Peter Blatty & James Dickey (who are book authors) hired ...
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46 views

Movie about several orphans (Horror)

I think the movie was about several (8 I think), I THINK they went to one of their orphan brother/sisters funeral/wake or something and they went into a house. Then somehow they went outside to find ...
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What was that something Lorraine seen and locked her self in a room for 8 days?

I know it's a bit late but just watched the conjuring yesterday and very curious to know this thing. There is a portion where Ed Warren describes some past incident to Roger Perron (while repairing ...
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90 views

Does Glee use excessive auto tune?

I know most pop music uses some auto tune, but I've heard a few Glee songs (against my will) and the auto tune seemed almost omnipresent! Does Glee use auto tune more than typical pop music normally ...
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1answer
93 views

Why does Tyrell Wellick put on latex gloves in Elliot's apartment?

In the final episode of season 1, Tyrell enters Elliot's apartment to ask him about his plan. He begins to put latex gloves. Earlier in the season, we saw Tyrell put on gloves before beating up the ...
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37 views

Which is the Movie Containing Violence Against A Family in Black and White

I remember a movie that I watched on TV almost 10 years ago. The movie was Black and White. I remember some details. Not too much. A young man wearing a white short and holding a Golf sticks asks ...
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55 views

Horror, alien, old probably 80s or 90s creature thing

So I'm searching for an old creature/alien thing that made me scared for life when I was little from one old movie. Probably 80s or 90s maybe the beginning of 2000. I only remember vaguely part of the ...
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45 views

Daughter of recently deceased man fights demon possession

The movie is about a family and the son (who is 15 or something) starts filming with his camera because his sister starts noticing things like, one night she wakes up and can't move. The dad has ...
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Why were Lucy and Rajesh not developed as a couple?

Was Lucy (Kate Micucci) ever intended to become a long-term cast member in the Big Bang Theory? She seems to me to be a more interesting character than Emily, who replaced her as Raj's girlfriend. ...
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1answer
79 views

Why does the healing ability not help Subah Nur?

In X Men Apocalypse, Jean unleashes her dark powers on En Subah Nur to kill him. In the beginning, En Subah Nur took the healing power from another mutant to live for eternity. Also Wolverine has the ...
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1answer
88 views

Movie about a Boy who doesn't talk and his parents murdered by his sister

So I saw this movie years ago, and I can't find it anywhere. I don't know the name, but it is about two siblings, a boy and a girl. Their parents were murdered. The boy has some kind of mental illness ...
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Which is the movie with a turtle sent into a parallel world?

It's almost ten years that I'm looking for a movie which I was watching when I was a kid: it's a movie released no more than 1999, it is about an experiment on visiting a parallel world(probably a ...
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Cant remember the name of the movie about a sister and stepbrother [duplicate]

so i remember watching a movie but can't remember the title about a sister and a stepbrother, their parents were hiding money in a mattress that they stole from the bad guys. one day the bad guys came ...
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0answers
24 views

How did the pregnant lady survive after falling from the rope?

In Apocalypto, the wife (Itandehui Gutierrez) of Jaguar Paw in that pit, who is pregnant, tries to throw a stick with a thread on the top of the pit to climb up. Two times she tries, but two times ...
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443 views

Why is Arya Stark allowed to do this in the season 6 finale of Game of Thrones?

So in the season 6 finale of Game of Thrones, I suppose if she is not a member of the Faceless Men, then it can be assumed the face was stolen. But my question is, if she is now a member (as I ...
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How is Father James related to Jesus Christ in the movie “Calvary” (2014)?

Jesus died on the cross to save humanity, but what did Father James die for? We see a parallel between the crucifixion of Christ and the death of James. The whole town goes against James before his ...
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When did he hide the money in the false tummy?

When did Vaughn have the time to put the money into the false tummy of the false pregnant woman in Heist?
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63 views

Fantasy movie about orphans and a creepy foster parent?

This movie is a fantasy kind of movie. I think it was made in the early 2000's, definitely no later than 2012. I think it was about two, maybe three, abandoned children who are foster kids. They move ...
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47 views

Which Indian female boxers' stories was “Saala Khadoos” inspired from?

The climax of Saala Khadoos shows that it was inspired through real-life stories of some Indian female boxers who have won the Common Wealth games. So, is the story inspired from the life events of ...
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74 views

TV series about two friends who try to save a girl's life; one of them dies and helps in spirit form

I'm looking for a movie about two guys that are best friends who go on a vacation to an island. One starts having a hallucination of a girl being murdered. The other guy who is a sidekick best ...
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1answer
85 views

What is the significance of annoying phone ring?

What is the significance of annoying phone ring in Once Upon a Time in America? At the the beginning of the movie, the phone rang for 4 to 5 minutes continuously.
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104 views

Movie about a bunch of gifted students preparing for an exam

This is a movie that I saw like early 2000s. It was relatively new in 2003 and the title may end with "boys". It is about a bunch of gifted kids going to school in a pretty english setting. They are ...
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Asian Cinema Martial Arts Movie Title Request

Scenario I saw a film clip where an asian woman, possibly Chinese, was in a room and she heard armed men coming to her door. She stripped completely naked, and pulled out a weapon she had hiding in ...
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247 views

What is the story behind the “come fly with me gatinha” memory?

This memory appears twice in the film, once for Riley's mother and in the end, for Riley's teacher when she was craving for summer. The image of the memory for reference: So, was this supposed to ...
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1answer
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Why does Steve/Amanda die from child birthing complications?

In "Switch" (1991), the main character Steve, who finds himself in Ellen Barkin's body after being murdered and given a second chance, is impregnated after a night of drinking. While in a mental ...
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Were Ellen Barkin's legs highlighted or enhanced?

In 1991's Switch, a tale of a murdered man resurrected as a woman, Ellen Barkin plays the main characters female persona. In this movie, she is incapable of walking in heels, having never done it as a ...
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Does Bellatrix fear Harry after Cruciatus curse?

In The Order of the Phoenix, Harry casts the Cruciatus curse at Bellatrix Lestrange after she kills Sirius Black. She's knocked off her feet, and before she gets back up, she is shown to be whimpering ...
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What is the origin of the Canadian Girlfriend trope?

Its a common occurrence in various stories that a character who wishes to impress their friends will claim to have a girlfriend living in Canada. Obviously this works since it is far enough away to ...
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What stops government from turning off the feeds?

The two warring AIs in Person Of Interest rely on NSA government surveillance feeds for their ability to predict terrorist and criminal activity. Samaritan relies on the feeds to control and ...
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119 views

What is the meaning of physical pain in “Fight Club”?

Physical pain is a common motif throughout Fight Club. The members of Fight Club and Tyler all revel in what most people try to avoid. They fight until they have serious injuries that require them to ...
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Strip poker game ends with attempted suicide

I remember watching it in the first half of 1990s. It might have been a full length movie, a short film (around one hour?) or maybe even an episode of a show (I did see it on TV). The movie had a ...
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29 views

Why did Marvel reboot Spider-Man again? [duplicate]

I am not much learned in the Marvel Universe and it's interwoven stories. But a question arises, nonetheless that the original Spider-man series was good, great in fact! But then why did Marvel ...
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Why is Pulp Fiction told in a non-linear manner?

Why was Pulp Fiction constructed in a non-linear manner? What is the main reason for it?
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78 views

Casting choice for The Flash in the Justice League movie?

Why didn't DC Comics choose the TV "The Flash" actor Grant Gustin for the role of The Flash in the Justice Leagues movies?
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53 views

Live action show with a magic world and talking sunflower

I'm looking for a TV show I used to watch on VHS. It starred a few kids and they went into this magical land. In this land was a talking sunflower that greeted the kids and she also told them when it ...
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1answer
77 views

How did the tapes falling scene in the train trigger Ed Warren to check the tape?

Exactly what was the significance of the tapes falling scene in The Conjuring 2 or what led Ed Warren to check the tape in the train? What was the significance of the falling tapes from the luggage?

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