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Why didn't the students escape fire through windows?

In The Boy (2015) towards the final act of the movie, we see Ted locking the doors of the motel rooms, then pouring gasoline onto the doors, before setting them on fire. Later we hear the students ...
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Was Lou always Jacob's dad?

In Hot Tub Time Machine, there is a scene where Lou is interrupted having sex with Kelly, Jacob's mother (It has already been established that Jacob was conceived that weekend and that his mom is kind ...
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Baby face hero on dusty roads and a light-blue sedan

The lead character is played by Stephen Dorff or Paul Walker or some other smallish baby-faced guys who like to do action movies. There's a smallish blue sedan driving around unpaved roads; a ...
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What was the point of showing sexually provocative film in Asylum?

In American Horror Story: Asylum, Jude seems to be turned religious and tries religious ways as per her beliefs but why did she allow to show a provocative film on movie night? What was that movie and ...
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What is Theo's father's reaction in the end?

Correct me if I'm wrong: In Frequencies Theo appears to be a determinist (just like the movie's authors), while his father believes in free will and the uncertainty principle. In the end, when Theo ...
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What was the purpose of Abel's family being sent to meet Donovan in Bridge of Spies?

In Bridge of Spies, Jim Donovan meets Rudolf Abel's family in East Berlin. Who was behind these people putting on this act? And what was their purpose in arranging for them to put this act on? ...
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In Spongebob universe snails are cats. What about bigger felines?

I've been rewatching the latest Spongebob movie for the nth time when the scene came where they try to get Gary to join their team. At that moment it struck me - in this cartoon's universe, snails ...
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What is the poem uttered by the saint in Dasavatharam?

In the Tamil movie Dasavatharam (The Ten Avatars), while 12th century scene starts, there is a saint who utters some Tamil poem. I heard it many times, but even can't figure out the starting word. ...
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How long was each Squinterns' turn at the Jeffersonian?

In Bones, after Zack's face-heel turn into the Gormogon's Apprentice ended with his incarceration (commitment?), the assistant internship (fellowship) position was filled with various people, all grad ...
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Why did Lady Lisa become human in Pixels?

In the movie Pixels, one pixel alien takes the look of Lady Lisa, on which Ludlow had a huge crush. But no other pixel aliens looked like actual figures, they all appeared pixelated. Why did only Lady ...
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Why was Lagertha made mother of Bjorn?

According to historical story/myth, Tale of Ragnar's sons (Old Norse: Ragnarssona þáttr), Bjorn's mother was Aslaug. Yet in the 2013 show Vikings, Bjorn's mother was Lagertha. Why was this change ...
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What was Mizuki writing on her PC in the movie “Confessions”?

In "Confessions" by Tetsuya Nakashima, what was Mizuki writing on her laptop before getting whacked?
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Scary movie from the late 90s/early 2000s, 2 young girl ghosts, a tall man, and Thomas Edison ghost box

I remember seeing a scary movie on TV a bunch of times but can't remember the title. I remember this family moves into a new home near some woods. Their young son starts drawing on the walls of two ...
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Would the paranormal activity also have occurred without finding the camera?

SPOILERS AHEAD In Paranormal Activity 5 Ghost Dimension, it all started with the modified camera which was found. At the beginning, the ghost was just a small glitch above the light bulbs, but ...
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Cooking shows' last minute finishes

In competitive cooking shows like Chopped, Beat Bobby Flay and many others, at the end of each round they show all of the competitors doing their final preparation and plating during the last minute, ...
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In the beginning of San Andreas during the rescue of Natalie, why did they fly the helicopter into the crevice?

In San Andreas, the rescuers decided to fly the helicopter into a narrow aperture and almost clipped one of the blades on a wall. Why didn't they park the helicopter above the crevice and send someone ...
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In “Gone Girl”, is there a significance to Amy's repeated head injuries?

In "Gone Girl", it seems as though the are a lot of injuries to Amy's head: the male criminal who steals her money knocks her head against a wall, she conks herself with a hammer, and probably others ...
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Can you use a certain song in a trailer, that has been used in a different movie-trailer as well?

I'm making a trailer about a story i've written and wanted to use a song in it from the band Muse. This song has most likely been used in other movie trailers as well so i wondered, If i get a license ...
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Motivations for killing Rayna Boyanov in Spy (2015)?

In Spy (2015), Sergio De Luca makes several attempts at the life of Rayna. Why does he want to do this? Rayna is the only person who knows the location of the nuke. De Luca needs Rayna to deliver the ...
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The future of “Almost Human”?

Almost Human is a sci-fi buddy cop/crime drama revolving a tough as bones, old school human cop his deadpan snarker almost human synthetic robot partner. Well rated, Fox decided to cancel it after a ...
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Why did Brian Halloran go to the FBI in Black Mass?

In Black Mass Brian Halloran ran to the FBI after finding out about the killing of the owner of the sport team. He didn't have a problem killing people shown in his first scene and he knew about the ...
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Movie with fanatical religious man who whip woman and boyfriend

I'm looking for a movie located in USA. A girl and her boyfriend meet an old fanatical religious man, who lives with two sons (are all men, no women in this family!). The man (I don't recall why) ...
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Is there a reason behind the “wrong” German localizations of English movies/TV shows

I live in a German speaking country but prefer watching movies/TV shows in English. The biggest reason is, in my opinion, the wrong translation of the word "you". In German there are two possible ...
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Does Magnussen have any disorders?

People here and on the Web generally have established that Sherlock is not a sociopath and that Moriarty most likely is a psychopath. Can we say that Magnussen from Sherlock season 3 has any ...
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Olivia Godfrey's reflection in the mirror

Olivia Godfrey, a 150+ year old vampire (or more exactly, a upir), can see her reflection in the mirror. One episode, pictured below, makes a big point of showing this to the audience. Is she ...
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From what flick was this Seinfeld plot borrowed?

I saw a low budget film from the 60's or 70's a few years ago. What little I remember of it was essentially exactly what happened to Elaine in the Soup Nazi episode of Seinfeld: A character had to ...
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What does Johnny's father write about?

In Disney's "Song of the South" 1946, Johnny's father leaves them for a time to go to Atlanta for newspaper work. Johnny has heard that everyone hates what his father writes for the paper. Is the ...
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An unnecessarily complicated murder plan

In the movie "The Conversation", the real plan of the couple is as follows: Martin Stett had put the idea into the Director's head that his wife was cheating [...] and hired Caul to record them. ...
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80's-90's resurrection thriller

I remember this episode from a movie I saw when I was a kid, where a man is talking to a wounded/dying woman and she tells him that nothing could be done and she's been resurrected for too long (too ...
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What's the significance of these characters towards the end of Enchanted?

During the final ballroom scene in Enchanted, after some commotion, there's a cut away to two old ladies that are only in the movie to provide this exchange: Ballroom Lady #1: What did you think? ...
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Is Hannibal's last will to eat himself?

In the early episodes of Hannibal season 3, I understood that Dr. Lecter believes we can change the taste of meats (humans and animals) while they are still alive by feeding them with refined flavors. ...
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How did Michael “Mike” Ehrmantraut end up working with Gus?

We know that Michael "Mike" Ehrmantraut from Breaking Bad was a former Philadelphia police officer who worked as the Head of Corporate Security at Los Pollos Hermanos. How did he end up working with ...
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High Moon (The Lotus Caves) Floating Eyeballs

High Moon is a (very loose) TV adaptation of the 1969 book The Lotus Caves. It was started as a pilot for a Syfy TV series, but eventually the series was declined. The Pilot was rigged into an ...
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Movie about a plane crash in Africa desert?

I saw this movie in late 90's in TV. I don't remember the actors. I remember some scenes only. A plane crash in African desert I think, only 6 or 7 survivors live. At the middle of the movie a lion ...
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Do we ever find out what happened when Gary Parsons hit a woman with his car?

In the show Damages, in Season 1, Episode 8, Ellen Parsons takes some time away from the main plot to help her father with a civil suit in which he hit a woman with his car. The last we hear of it, ...
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Why does Harvey Specter tell Donna that finding an allegedly buried document will help the case?

In Season 2 episode "Break Point", Donna found that she signed in an allegedly buried document and then lost it, when Harvey knows that Donna found the document he react pretty "normal", telling that ...
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How old is Ned Flanders' Grandmother?

Grandma Flanders must be pretty old (and possibly dead?) but considering Ned's own advanced age (possibly) she must be very old indeed. I can't find any direct evidence for anyone's age, except for ...
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Was the development of Lockout influenced by Escape from New York?

When looking at the story of Lockout there are a few similarities to John Carpenter's Escape from New York, putting a badass convict onto an unwanted mission to rescue the president (or his daughter ...
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Mysterious Short Hostile Phone Conversation in Training Day

When Alonzo Harris along with Jake Hoyt went to visit Roger the first time, the latter receives a phone call where he said "it's your mess, you clean it up". What's the purpose of this phone call?
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How can Chae Young-Shin Drive at the end of Healer

In the Korean Drama Healer, the whole show goes by with Chae Young-Shin (Park Min-Young) being afraid of cars for to the trauma. But in the last episode not only does she drive, she also hands over ...
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Why is there no cut in Philip's hand?

In the first scene of Rope (1948), Philip had a cut in his hand. And in this scene there is no cut. The main point of Rope (1948) is that the story happened in one day and in one day a human ...
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Did Ilsa Faust lie?

In the opera Turandot which is held in Vienna, Ilsa Faust failed to kill the Austrian Chancellor with a gunshot. While Ethan saved the chancellor by shooting his arm, when Ilsa was asked why she ...
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What is the first instance of the “Saving humans from themselves” trope

After watching Age of Ultron (in which, ridiculously reduced, Ultron, tasked with saving humanity, decides that to save it, he must destroy it, because it is its own worst threat) I thought of I, ...
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Why was the code cracking device needed in S02E10?

In the episode "For Art's Sake" (S02E10) of the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible when Nicholas, disguised as Minister Ocha, is lead by Travers into his vault, he achieves to film Travers typing a ...
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Was John Christie supposed to return for a later Mission: Impossible episode?

In the episode "Spy" (S01E14) of the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible the IMF team is tasked with finding and destroying a chemical weapons factory owned by former MI6 agent John Christie and putting ...
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Looking for Kaiju film released as “Stålmannen” 30 years ago

I'm trying to find the English (or original) title of an Asian film released on rental back in the 80's with a Norwegian title similar to "Stålmannen". The film was the typical Kaiju formula - a man ...
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How long did it take the infected to starve in 28 Days Later?

At the end of the movie 28 Days Later, we see that many of the infected are starving. But how long did it actually take all of the infected to starve to death? The main character wakes up after 28 ...
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Where is Jasmeet born, in London or India?

In movie Namaste London, after meeting Bobby Bedi, Jasmeet says to her friend that she doesn't want to marry an Indian groom as she is British as she has born in London. However, when she visits India ...
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Movie about a gang of rapist/killers/robbers

I'm looking for a movie made in the USA in the 1990s. It is about a true story (at least they said) and is about a gang of rapist/robbers/killers, two of which are brothers. The younger brother is ...
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Why do criminals whistle after doing something?

There's an old tradition in cartoons and comedies: criminals (mostly thieves) and bullies often whistle some tunes after doing something bad or when they are likely to be detected by police or guards. ...

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