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Who had “turbo lasers” first, Star Wars or Battlestar Galactica?

Most recently in Star Wars VII, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, they mention "turbo laser" turrets, but wasn't the idea of turbo lasers in Battlestar Galactica first? Given that a laser being turbo is ...
2
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1answer
33 views

Malcolm in the Middle episode where Hal shouts in a box out of despair

Scene: Hal and Lois are both in the bathroom and discuss (or discover) another haywire situation that their children triggered. Hal calmly asks for the box (which has a dedicated name I can't ...
4
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1answer
81 views

Guys are robbing a big corp in beginning and escape through tunnels on motor bikes

My brother started watching this movie and then had to leave. He couldn't find it after and is pretty upset because he was interested in the movie. Those are all the details he could tell me. He ...
0
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0answers
33 views

S-F dark movie with heart removal and deadly plasma ball game (from 80s/90s)

I remember some dark movie sci-fi movie where some guy/s was chasing his victims and removing their hears by sticking 3 bladed tool in chest and rotatig. Also i remember some game where 2 guys were ...
1
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1answer
51 views

Name of TV series where woman lives with her sister family. Pobably on Comedy Central [closed]

I'm looking for the name of TV series where a woman lives with her sister's family. This woman is irresponsible, she doesn't have regular job, it's possible that she is a former actress. She and her ...
6
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0answers
52 views

90's/2000's movie involving a elderly cleaning lady and a blonde rocker styled character

US or UK made From what I can remember from the blonde guy, he wore a leather jacket, and had a wild medium length hair wearing a head band. I can't remember if he was American or British. Story ...
3
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0answers
38 views

Thriller movie where killer kills the heroines sleeping boyfriend/husband in their suite, but heroine, after waking up fights and kills killer

US made movie, either 80's or 90's Story Points: During the climax of the film, the killer is apparently killed. However, a few scenes later, a lone medic tries examining the killers "corpse" in a ...
0
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1answer
29 views

Action Adventure involving kid, toy soldier, pilot dad [duplicate]

I want to show an old movie to my kids and can't remember the name. I searched on "hide", "seek", "search" and not getting any good hits. It starts with a boy playing with a toy soldier, imagining ...
1
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1answer
39 views

Why was Santino ordered to die by Barzini?

Why did Santino get killed in The Godfather? I recently watched the movie and I just don't get it. Why did he get killed by the order of Barzini?
1
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0answers
31 views

Old cartoon (colour) tv series [duplicate]

This may be from the 60's, I remember to have watched it in the late 80's. I belive the main background colour was yellowish. I think this cartoon is from Eastern Europe. It is a boy in a farm with a ...
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1answer
40 views

Office Space: What is the song played at the end of the hypnosis scene? [closed]

There is a song at the end of the hypnosis scene in Office Space that fades in as the psychiatrist falls to the floor and Peter is peaceful and content in deep hypnosis. It's almost hawaiian slide ...
2
votes
1answer
66 views

Which was the first film adaptation of television series?

Nowadays it seems that almost every successful television series winds up on the silver screen. For a while, every series from the '60s and '70s was being made into a film - from Mission Impossible ...
1
vote
1answer
77 views

Second World War Movie - Around '90

The movie is set during the second world war, in Greece. At the time, Italy and Germany were allied and after the conquest of an island two companies, one Italian and one German, were occupying with ...
1
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0answers
27 views

Did Chapman ever find a cigarette carrying roach?

In the first episode of season 2 of Orange Is The New Black, we see Piper Chapman being moved to a prison in Chicago. When she first arrives, and gets assigned to her cell, she ends up stepping on ...
12
votes
1answer
3k views

Why did the magic ceiling not react to professor Quirrell?

In the fourth Harry Potter movie, as well as in the fourth book, the magic ceiling of the Great Hall reacts strongly with a storm when Moody enters. But since the Ceiling reacts that way to evil, ...
3
votes
0answers
120 views

Need help finding a movie

I remember seeing this movie when I was like 7? I don't recall very well, but all I remember is that I loved it and I finally found a place where I can get help so please help me. The movie starts ...
3
votes
1answer
54 views

Movie Las Vegas, Title something like Blue Moon Rising

I saw this movie on late night TV in the mid eighties on a local Las Vegas TV channel. The theme of the movie was a cowboy coming to Las Vegas to compete in Helldorado, the local rodeo. The cowboy ...
2
votes
1answer
44 views

70's/80's/90's thriller movie - by the end, the villain (either half naked or only wearing briefs/shorts) chases a woman and shot in head by officer

English movie, made in the US I think Story points: By the near end of the film, the villain (I think a young adult) attacks a woman in her room, wearing only I think briefs or shorts (or maybe ...
4
votes
1answer
70 views

90s/early 2000's thriller movie - Villain is a large, stocky,bulky,and bald criminally insane asylum inmate, protagonist is a heroine with a daughter

Made in US, though I'm not sure if its direct-to-video or had a theatrical release. Another trait that the villain has is that he is super strong and quite intelligent. Story points: It takes place ...
1
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0answers
85 views

Mafia movie with children swapped at birth

I remember watching a movie on TV in the middle of the night years ago where there were two mafia families that hated each other. From memory the mothers had swapped the children at birth, hoping for ...
6
votes
4answers
210 views

Does “The Hateful Eight” belong to the Tarantino Universe?

It is well known that the majority of Tarantino movies are set in the same fictional Universe. I just wonder what are, if any, the cross-references that make "The Hateful Eight" part of the same ...
2
votes
0answers
31 views

What really happened in Haute Tension?

Recently, I saw Haute tension a.k.a. High Tension. I could follow the movie well until the weird twist in the end where we are shown that Marie and the killer is the same person (in Marie's body). I ...
3
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0answers
60 views

70's movie about a boy & girl who discover 2 extraterrestrials in a supposedly abandoned military base and help them get home

I believe this was in the mid to late 70's. It may have been an episode of Disney or something but I believe it was a movie. The boy and girl may have been brother and sister. They discover a ...
1
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0answers
51 views

Movie where wife and kids are turned into machines/robots

I saw this movie long time back on TV. It was an English language movie (most probably from Hollywood) and I probably watched it in late 80s or early 90s. Husband goes out of town for some work (or ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Science fiction film about two brother, one of which is sick and other healthy [duplicate]

Okay so I'm pretty sure it was in the future. There were brothers and one was in good health and the other was sickly. The sickly one wanted to go on some space mission or something, I honestly can't ...
4
votes
1answer
71 views

Would Theo face the death penalty post-Die Hard?

At the end of Die Hard, the bad guy Theo is knocked unconscious and presumably apprehended by the FBI or the Los Angeles police. Eventually, he would have been charged with several crimes. Overall, ...
5
votes
1answer
42 views

What is the significance of the color red in “Rebel Without a Cause”?

I recently watched Rebel Without a Cause for the first time and I couldn't help but notice the very intentional use of the color red. Specifically, red seemed to be reserved for the three high school ...
3
votes
1answer
58 views

Civil war romantic movie about a girl, her mother and an enemy soldier

I need help finding a movie where a woman is left alone with her daughter, when her husband leaves to fight in the war (I'm pretty sure it's the American Civil War and they are from the South). ...
3
votes
1answer
71 views

Movie about a single father with a daughter who's secretly a serial killer

It was on Netflix. The movie is about a dad being followed around and harrassed by this guy who is a murderer. One day Richard was in a donut shop or coffee shop and this man whacked the cashier with ...
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1answer
28 views

Movie about fairies [closed]

There is a movie about 2 twin boys and a older sister living with their single mom in their uncles old and scary house and they find a creature where it transports them into like a fairy realm and ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

What is this episode of Monk I'm remembering?

A few years ago, I watched an episode of Monk from someone's box set. All I remember about the episode is that Adrian befriends a young boy (I think), and this makes him temporarily forget about his ...
2
votes
1answer
110 views

What's the name of a movie with two girls killing their friends for revenge?

Two girls are new to a group of girls who are best friends. They all get along until the friends told the two new girls to do a dare. They told them to drug a guy and take a picture with them. The guy ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

Film where protagonist swims down into water and back in time

The protagonist swims deep into some water and instead of drowning swims into the late 1960's or 70's. He finds a good/better life for himself and when he returns to his original time his ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Cartoon aired on Fox Kids that is about a town and extraterrestrial events

It was really a long time ago and I barely remember a few scenes. I remember that in one episode of this show, some aliens possess the bodies of the county sheriff. The protagonist promises safe ...
6
votes
2answers
3k views

Movie with a bomb triggered by a musical phrase played by an orchestra

I've been trying to recall the title-described movie for days now, and I can't quite place it. It's action/thriller, as I recall, I think with either some mistaken-identity regarding the main ...
32
votes
4answers
10k views

Why does “The Force Awakens” use an image language associated with national socialism for the First Order?

The scene when the First Order fires their weapon the first time in Star Wars: The Force Awakens uses an image language which clearly references the national socialism in Germany during World War 2, ...
2
votes
0answers
62 views

What is the reason for these 10-second gaps?

I've been watching Supergirl for a while now, and something got me wondering. Why are there 10-second gaps between most scenes (not all)? I encountered the same thing years ago with No Ordinary ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

80s movie where guy is hunted in woods and fights back [duplicate]

I saw this movie in early 90s as young kid and want to see it again. But I need you to identify it. What I remember: I believe the movie was 80s or very early 90s release Guy with military ...
10
votes
1answer
139 views

I want to find a movie about a rich man who faked bankruptcy in order to find who is really loyal to him?

I want to find a movie I watched 15-20 years ago. The plot is about a rich man who faked his bankruptcy in order to find out whether there are people who really love him and are really loyal to him. ...
4
votes
0answers
77 views

Why does Heroes show inconsistent versions of the same scene

I've noticed on Heroes that when they start off from a scene they showed on the previous episode that the scene is slightly different, like it's another shooting of the same scene, or maybe just a ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Who is the (police uniform) Mexican highway shooter in Sicario?

At the end of the shooting on the highway, a hooded person dressed in dark with a Mexican flag tag and a baseball cap with what looks like a police star (but seems to have six points rather than the ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

Barney Fife: “In life there are many roads…” quote?

One of our most beloved TV characters is the Incredible Barney Fife, from the Andy Griffith Show. In one episode, I remember Barney giving Gomer a monologue that included "In life there are many ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Christmas movie where woman gets kicked out of her apartment and spends Christmas with the man who kicked her out

I watched this movie a few years ago on christmas eve. it was a romantic comedy with a bit of a drama. it's about a woman who gets kicked out of her apartment from a man. I don't know if that man was ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Comedy / musical / western (?) with wandering guys and a horse

I saw this movie about 15 years ago, but i think it's older than that. Made between 1985 and 1995 i'd guess. It was english spoken and the actors where all white as far as I remember. I don't think ...
-2
votes
0answers
49 views

What's the title of this short film? [closed]

I've searched everywhere i could but to no avail. I can remember some of the scenes though. It's a softcore adult short film with a playful plot. Here's what i can recall: two ladies in kitchen ...
1
vote
0answers
51 views

Movie where the woman shot her attacker with a flame gun

I watched bits of this movie around year 2000. I only remember two scenes from it. The movie took place on a yacht. The husband and wife helped a man on board. The stranger then tore the lady's jeans ...
-2
votes
2answers
121 views

identify sci-fi TV series similar to X-Files

Okay, this was a short TV series of SyFy channel a few years back; between 2008-2010, and it used to show up around Halloween. It was about a special agent who would hunt abnormalities and ...
3
votes
1answer
40 views

Looking for film/mini-series about a prisoner who astral projects - UK TV

sorry I've not got many details about this, I was quite young at the time and only remember it vaguely. So, this was a British TV movie or mini-series somewhere between 1990-1995 on UK TV. It ...
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votes
1answer
58 views

i need movie name

6 month ago I watched a movie on YouTube. That movie was the story of a married woman staying with her husband's neighbors or cousin home. There is a boy who has an affair with that lady and has sex ...
-5
votes
1answer
62 views

Guy trapped in a jeep

The movie is about a guy he has an accident and the jeep, he crashes and he gets stuck in the forest. The whole movie he stays in the jeep and he began Hallucinating thinking his seeing a lady in ...

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