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Movie about a man found washed up on a beach, they find out he is a serial killer

The movie I am looking for is about a man found on a beach, he has no memory. During the story, the police finds out he has the ability of calculating distances etc. etc. (he says "I was more or less ...
7
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290 views

Post apocalyptic movie with cans

I'm looking for a title of an movie I saw as a child (at least 25 years ago). The movie is probably produced in the 80th. It could be European, but I'm not sure about this. It could be a ...
7
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123 views

Is there a specific style or genre name for Jackie Chan's movies?

Aside from the obvious Action or Martial Arts, Jackie Chan's movies are filled with very angular fight scenes (i.e. Punch, Hesitation, Retraction, Counter, etc...). There is a deliberateness to it, ...
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167 views

cave expedition to the center of the earth

I really hope anyone can help me with this one. I've been searching for this movie a lot over the years, but without result so far. It's going to be difficult because I remember very little about it. ...
6
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1answer
308 views

Thriller movie with woman afraid to leave her apartment

I watched it in the 90's on TV, the movie was most probably from the 80's. It was in colour and I'm quite sure it was American. The protagonist was a young woman, living alone in a big city and ...
5
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94 views

Actual purpose of Neo

I recently watched Matrix trilogy, yet again (probably 25th time!). This time I made some new conclusions, and I am confused regarding this one. In first part, i.e., The Matrix. Morpheus tells Neo ...
5
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Movie (maybe show?) where clinic is held hostage for adult son who dies

At the latest, I saw this movie in January of 2008 on TV. I'll describe what I remember and see if it rings any bells. There were three adult men, including what I believe to be a father and a son. ...
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196 views

Boy uses an Ariadne's Thread in a crazy staircase maze?

Plot: The bad guy kidnaps the girl. Towards the end of the movie, the boy uses a string (that the old man gave to/ warned him of?) to mark the path through the maze of staircases (at least that's ...
5
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Why is Wilfred a fan of Matt Damon?

In the US version of Wilfred it is established right at the beginning and a recurring theme that Wilfred is a big fan of Matt Damon, yet I don't think it is ever explained why. Furthermore the 1st ...
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104 views

Why Coraline's real parents can't remember about the trap?

Coraline Spoilers Ahead: So I learnt many things about the movie from "The Hidden Meaning of the Movie “Coraline” Basically it's look like a normal fantasy animation movie, but it actually has a ...
4
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150 views

Is the BB-8 robot in the new Star Wars movie and in this presentation the same exact robot?

Check out this gif of the BB-8 robot rolling through desert: See how its head is wobbling a lot? Now see this footage of BB-8 on stage of The Force Awakens celebration panel in Anaheim (seen from ...
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253 views

Can actors always wear contact lenses?

With higher-definition formats do actors with very bad vision have to remove contact lenses when their character isn't supposed to wear them, especially in close-up shots that would presumably make ...
3
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1answer
88 views

Walter White cutting crust off the bread

I am re-watching Breaking Bad for 2nd time and I observed that the first time in whole series when Walter makes sandwich is to feed Krazy-8 in basement. At this instance, he gives sandwich with breads ...
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Who is the other person on this photo from Rossi's desk?

In episode 23/24 of season 8 of Criminal Minds, Curtis enters Rossi's office to put poisoned letter on his desk. Just before it, he sits at Rossi's desk, reorders some pen and pencils and looks at ...
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247 views

How does Impractical Jokers get the permission to be in places like IKEA?

How do the people on Impractical Jokers get brand-name places to allow them to come in and act stupid and bother their customers? update To be clear they do things that a person could press charges ...
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The Valley (Obscured by Clouds) ending

In the cult film, 'The Valley' (also known as 'La Vallée'), the final scene shows the starving and near-dead adventurers on the crest of a hill. The principal actress mutters '...I can see the ...
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Why is Cole not checking all cells?

In Camp X Ray, during the required routine where Cole and a second male guard, patrol the 10 cells in the specified corridor (101-110), It seems that Cole is not checking the last 2 cells. It is ...
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43 views

What are we to make of the ending of The Great Silence?

I just watched The Great Silence (orig.: Il grande silenzio) and I have to say, I was utterly perplexed by its ending. At the end of the movie Loco invades Snow Hill with his friends and they take the ...
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Where did Loco get the rifle from?

During The Great Silence (orig.: Il grande silenzio) the sheriff is escorting Loco out of Snow Hill to the higher orders for supposedly attacking Silence. During their travel they make a stop in the ...
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What did Jules Gaspard get in Invitation to a Gunfighter?

In Invitation to a Gunfighter, when Jules Gaspard leaves town and is confronted by Matt Weaver the following conversation happens: Matt: If its not money then what you want, what (did) you get? ...
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137 views

Why do post-war Hollywood WWII-themed movies ignore Japan?

According to Wikipedia, of 13 new US-made WW2-themed war movies for 2014, only one is about fighting Japan. In fact, Wikipedia tallies 41 of these US-made or co-produced WW2-themed productions since ...
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Why doesn't Robin call the police when she's trapped in Zanic's cottage?

During the 2nd episode of Top of the Lake, Robin follows Wolfgang Zanic from the bar to his cottage. After the little smalltalk interrogation with him goes wrong and Wolfie gets scared, Robin gets ...
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How did Bellator survive?

In Pompeii after Milo threw the makeshift spear at Corvus the senator sends Bellator to kill him. The fight is interrupted by the volcano however they find themselves in beneath the arena fighting. ...
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27 views

What happens to the four liar girls in S02E08?

In Judging Amy 2x08 there is a subplot showing four girls who fabricated false accusations against one of their teacher. They confessed, and Amy orders them to be held in custody for the remainder of ...
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51 views

Why not use a camera instead of sending Sylvester in S01E02?

I was watching Scorpion. 4 genius working with intelligence to catch bad guys. Cool! But... In the second episode there was an unknown virus that was killing governor's child. So genius guys found a ...
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15 views

What happened when Durant came to Bohanan while he was in jail, with a pardon

In Hell on Wheels does Thomas Durant own Cullen Bohannon? In the episode Durant, Nebraska Bohannon was about to be executed by federal officers but Durant saves him showing him a piece of paper that ...
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233 views

The Strain Vampire Vigilante and Theory

Ever since we watched "For Services Rendered S1 ep 7" ; it is seen there exist a vigilante group of vampires. I have been waiting for more episodes that could shed some light into their background to ...
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48 views

How did Brad Tonkin and Curtis Chen team up on Continuum?

In Continuum season 3, what is the relationship between Brad Tonkin and Curtis Chen? They have completely unrelated back-stories, but somehow they are shown teaming up to
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107 views

Have Celebrity Big Brother contestants been pre-introduced off camera before production?

In watching the premiere of the British version of Celebrity Big Brother, a certain contestant 'White Dee' seems to be deliberately drawing attention to the artifice of the show, making suggestions ...
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74 views

How come Tighten loses power immediately in the climax scene of MegaMind?

In the movie Megamind, Megamind accidently shot Hal with his serum gun. But it took few hours for Hal to change into Tighten. That's OK. But in the climax scene, when Megamind uses the same gun to ...
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85 views

What is the meaning of the ring in Shame?

The movie Shame finishes with a scene that the main charachter looks at the ring of a married woman. He saw here before and regard the ring. He was not living according to the society rules, but at ...
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In the movie Golden Gate, why would she allow a relationship to develop?

In the movie Golden Gate, Matt Dillon plays an ex-FBI agent trying to redeem the reputation he has as a corrupt investigator because he wrongly pursed a Chinese man during the time of "Red Scare" ...
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Is there any scene in “The War of the Roses” saying that Barbara Rose got mental issues?

I have just watched "The War of the Roses" (1989, Michael Douglas & Kathleen Turner) and I wondered whether there is any scene in that movie that says that Barbara Rose got mental illness? What ...
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89 views

Are the Person of Interest writers under pressure to make the show more like NCIS?

There has been somewhat of an uptick in inane banter among the team, often between Reese and Shaw, and a definite uptick in interrogation scenes where the team question the current person of interest. ...
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49 views

What's the significance of the flashbacks?

In High Lane (2009) or Vertige, Fanny Valette's character has a few flashbacks. What's the importance of this flashback scene? How is it related to the film?
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How did Cheng get away from the Americans and the Chinese?

In S06E24- 5am to 6am of 24, after Philip Bauer's failed plan to sell a Russian nuclear circuitboard to China ends in his fiery doom and the capture of Cheng, we see him bloodies and burned back at ...
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How did Victoria know that Charlotte wouldn't be harmed? (Revenge Season 3 Episode 21)

In Revenge Season 3 Episode 21, (spoilers follow, do not read if you have not watched the above episode) Does anyone know how Victoria know that Charlotte wouldn't be harmed, or can speculate on ...
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92 views

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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Was the stutter intentional?

In the movie The Gamers: Dorkness Rising, the character Lodge says "no, you don't" at one point, but he kind of stutters it. This is the only time this character stutters in this movie. Was this an ...
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Cartoon about scientists using a machine to go into dream like world

When I was a kid I used to watch a cartoon tv show in which people wear a machine over their eyes and go into dreams or they used to know about past by putting up that machine! I don't remember ...
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Movie with a boy was hiding in a closet and seeing his mother having sex

I'm trying to find the movie that gave me my sexual awakening so to speak. I can't remember the name or even what it was about. I just remember the opening scene where a boy was hiding in a closet ...
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Looking for a film with a group of Asians who break into a building from the roof while wearing masks

I have been trying to find this movie that I saw the preview for on YouTube a while back. It was only a preview (not a recent movie) but it showed a group go down the side of a building with masks on ...
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Help finding a movie with dinosaurs and trolley car

Can you please help me? I am looking for a movie where some group of people (probably two boys) fall into some tunnel/canal and find some dinosaur(?) like civilization in the underground. They were ...
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51 views

What Batman Animated Movie is this from?

This is a screengrab from the movie: Image Source: http://arigatomg.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/3f4928c5f935ef328082ed5f0deb28ac-d3ifj54.png
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142 views

What movie/tv show is this hilarious scene from?

Ok so, in this movie/show there is like a senile older lady that keeps telling people "I carry a burden". At one point, our protagonist is walking around with a can of coke or something and she says ...
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80s/90s action/thriller with a female lead culminating with a big fire

I was wondering if anyone can help me find out what movie this is. I do not remember the name but it had a lead actress (maybe Daryl Hannah). I remember there was a big fire at the end of the film ...
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searching for a martial arts movie

I am trying to identify a martial arts film from 1970s or early 1980s, I guess. I believe it was a sequel of some kind, a young boy's family being killed, somehow through the film the grownup boy ...
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Showgirl and gambler raise children

I am looking for a old movie about a showgirl and a gambler/poker player who gives that all up to raise his children (or siblings). They move to a small town where everything is fine for a while until ...
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Why does Tom not want to leave even if his son is dying?

Quick recap of Tom's life in Interstellar: everyone he loves dies. He loses his mother, his father, his first son and his grandfather. After his dad spends Tom's childhood making it clear he prefers ...
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Are there relatively many British actors in US productions?

In this question about British actors in American productions I made some undue assumptions. Here is a more precise question: is it true that in “main” roles of “important” American films and TV ...

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