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TV episode with a man betting on a ship

Can you identify this TV episode (probably from the 1950-60 era, possibly Hitchcock)? Man is on an ocean liner to Europe. There is a game for the passengers: bet on how far the ship will go in the ...
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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.
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211 views

Film about an Alien smaller than human attacked by a cockroach

80s/90s Film watched as a kid Chronologically: A space cop, or a bounty hunter, who has a human form but is much smaller than Earth humans, arrives on Earth at the home of a lone woman. He wields a ...
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How did stuntman Mike evade the police after murdering 4 girls?

In Quentin tarantino's movie, "Deathproof", the villain Stuntman Mike murders four girls in a car accident by riding the car in wrong way. The four girls die, but he survives with minor injuries ...
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How is a hanging scene filmed?

Needless to say that there are a lot of movies that contain a scene where a person is hanged, or commits suicide by hanging. How are such scenes produced? How to both ensure the safety of the actor ...
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205 views

Real name of demons in Supernatural

What is the real name of the girl possessed by the demon in first season of Supernatural. She introduces herself as Meg but is that the real name of the girl too? Apart from this, when all the demons ...
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Who was the main antagonist?

In the new TV show Crisis I really didn't understand much of what was happening but I really like it. But one thing I didn't understand was who was the antagonist. Who was revealed to be the main ...
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How many seasons of Game of Thrones will there be by the time it finishes?

Does anyone know how many seasons the Game of Thrones TV series will run for before it is concluded, and will this match up with the number of A Song of Ice and Fire books? If so, is each book ...
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What is the point of the girlfriend scenes?

A friend of mine asked me this after seeing Whiplash (2014) last night, and I was not quite happy with my own answer, so I'll throw it out there to see if someone can up with somthing more conclusive: ...
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592 views

Hair changes in The Book of Life - What's this called?

In The Book of Life, I just noticed a very interesting graphic effect. Manolo's hair swirl physically changes from scene to scene to face the camera. This effect occurs constantly but is never ...
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170 views

Do the ancient Japanese healing methods really work?

Do the ancient Japanese healing methods that Raizo performs on himself in the movie Ninja Assassin really work?
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464 views

Boy and girl sucked into a black and white world

There was this movie that I watched in school a while ago it went like this. There were two kids, a boy and a girl, that got a tv remote and when they pressed a certain button they got sucked into ...
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Can someone explain the ending/themes in the 2006 movie “Bug”?

The movie Bug (2006) was a thriller/mystery about a man who seemed a bit psychotic and a woman who seemed a tad unstable. I get that there was a bit of conspiracy theory going on, and the male lead ...
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When did Raj start talking around women without alcohol?

I started watching the new season on Australian TV Last Night. the episode was where Penny and Leonard have a dispute over some money Penny got from selling a car Leonard gave her which leans them to ...
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170 views

A murder hidden amidst serial killing

I'm trying to recall a crime story made (and probably set) in the 20th century, where there's a serial killer with several victims. Our perceptive protagonist figures out that one of the crimes is ...
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2answers
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Can someone translate this authentic frontier gibberish… Reverend!

Not being a native of the North American states, this scene whilst being hilarious has always bothered me as to what Gabby Johnson was really saying. One person has attempted to quote him: No ...
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Who are the people who mug the ghost outside of Rhinehart's publishing firm?

In the movie The Ghost Writer as soon as the Ghost leaves the Rhinehart publishing, he gets mugged by people on the bike. I couldn't figure out who caused this act in the movie or if it was in any way ...
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Was Buster Keaton really Charlie Chaplin's rival?

I found a lot of materials recently researching on silent movies and one of them caught my attention. In the Brazilian wikipedia, an article about Buster Keaton says: [...] was an American actor ...
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1answer
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The Fall series 2 finale - Rose's message

Note: series 2 finale spoilers ahead! When Stella finally finds Rose in the series finale of The Fall, the medical examiners reveal that she has carved I Love Yu (I will assume it is supposed to be I ...
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From whom do the people from The Scene get money?

I have read the interview from former member of The Scene and the thing that got me interested is from whom does the group get the money? Scene member: "Yes. Absolutely. Money and those ...
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What's the meaning of MC,PD,FD in Korean TV serial Running Man?

I am watching Running Man recently. I noticed that they used MC,PD,FD sometime. I can guess that MC may refer to the host/hostess. After I Google a lot of times, MC may be Master of ceremonies. But I ...
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In the movie 'Amadeus', did Tom Hulce play all the correct piano notes himself?

I've learned from multiple sources (IMDb, BuzzFeed) that every single note was played perfectly in Amadeus. My question is this: was the person playing those notes the actor Tom Hulce himself, or a ...
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Why is the poster of The Theory of Everything rotated 90 degrees clockwise?

Why is the poster of the movie "The Theory of Everything" rotated 90 degrees clockwise? In which way does this relate to the story and themes of the movie?
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What was the deal with Dotzler?

In Taken 3, inspector Dotzler both constantly plays around with either a rubber band or a white knight (chess piece). I never really quite understood the significance of either one of these, but they ...
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People hiding while a spaceship vacuums up other people

I am trying to identify a movie. There was a scene where people are hiding downhill, behind the bushes. And they witness how an alien's spaceship is like 'vacuuming' the people from the ground up. The ...
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554 views

Why are James Bond roles not played by American actors?

Why are James Bond roles not played by American actors? Sean Connery belongs to UK George Lazenby belongs to Australia Roger Moore belongs to UK Timothy Dalton belongs to UK Pierce Brosnan ...
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In the movie Cowboys and Aliens, did the alien kill the dog?

In the scene in the house, when a single alien was approaching, the dog went after him barking. Then we heard a whine, thinking the alien killed him. But later in the movie, the dog was very much ...
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Returning Properties in Martin Scorsese movies

I am looking for five properties which repeated in Martin Scorsese movies. I found already two: Practice in the Italian-American family. Criticism of Hollywood. I would love if you could help me ...
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Why Does Mike Dislike Walt, But Not Gus?

Mike clearly doesn't like Walt. He's upset that Walt was unwilling to just 'know his place', cook meth, and make as much money as he wanted. Is it ever explained why Mike doesn't feel the same way ...
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Family Guy “Wish it. Want it. Do it.” based on a real book?

http://www.amazon.com/Wish-Want-Do/dp/1483998584 The author is Brian H. Griffin. Is this book real? I thought it was a joke but it is a printed version and is on Amazon.
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12 Monkeys: Season 1, Episode 3

When James Cole tells Cassandra that he might see her in Haiti she replies: "Okay, well, when you're there, you do me a favor, and you stay away from me. Got it?" Why did she say that? She was wrong ...
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How does Lydia “escape” the dinner scene?

During the dinner scene, when Beetlejuice tries to get the Deetz to leave the house for the first time, they all (except Lydia) get possessed and start to dance to the Banana Boat Song: ...
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What song was played during credits of the kingsman? [closed]

What song was played during the credits of Kingsman: The Secret Service? Unfortunately my mobile battery drained out hence I wasn't able to Shazam it.
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Do kidnappers typically use authentication by newspaper? [closed]

Authentication by newspaper is the trope where the front page of a newspaper is displayed to indicate that a photo must have been taken on the day of publication, or later. Fictional examples of the ...
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1answer
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Short Movie on PBS in the 70's with a Fox Stole that Comes to Life

When I was a kid in the 70's I remember very clearly seeing a short movie on our local Maine PBS station that had two kids (I think a girl and a boy) go down into the basement and look through boxes ...
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Searching for an Indian movie?

Talks about a father who had revenge from a newly married couple, destroying their life slowly, and at the end we can see that he was doing that to revenge for his son who was a friend of the married ...
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562 views

Are there Bollywood movies (esp. Sci-Fi) without singing and dancing? [closed]

Are there any Bollywood movies that do not have sing and dance sequences? I am not looking for a list of all such movies. If this question is considered too broad, a simple yes or no answer with a ...
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1answer
176 views

What episode of Cops would this be (aired between 1990-1991)

This is about an episode of Cops that I heard my brother tell me about, back in early 90's. It was either 1990 or 1991 and that would have made this one of the Season 2 episodes (unless he was ...
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142 views

Bollywood Horror movie

I watched this movie when I was younger around 2005-2010. I generally dislike Bollywood movies(only seen a handful and dances and songs really grind my gears) but this one was actually quite decent. ...
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162 views

Who is this Disney character?

He looks a lot like Lampwick but the differences are not few, especially in hair and eye color.
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434 views

In Inception movie final scene, why does the spinning top never comes to rest? [duplicate]

In Inception movie climax, why does the director cut to black before the spinning top is shown coming to rest?
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Is the same camera used for TV series and movies?

Are the same cameras used for TV series and movies?
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1answer
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About a show started or produced by Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov started or produced a show about a genius who owned a warehouse full of stuff and experiments and he with an assistant (who was assigned to watch him) solved a number of unusual crimes ...
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2answers
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College student gets involved with his professor's wife

So I'm looking for this movie that's about a college student (I think) that was given an assignment from his professor. At some point in the movie, the student gets to go to the professor's house to ...
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1answer
226 views

How do they know the contents of the morning weather report message before they break the code?

In The Imitation Game there's this 'aha' moment where they realize IF they know the contents of the morning weather report they can use that to break the enigma. They can use the common phrases found ...
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1answer
238 views

Are the 2015 Academy Nominated Animated Shorts family friendly?

The 2015 Academy Nominated Animated Shorts are making the rounds in theaters right now. I can't find any specific information on the age appropriateness of the content. Does anyone know if this is ...
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1answer
276 views

What movie mentions that table salt is banned in the future?

I think it was a woman who said this to a man and the genre on the film was sci fi/futuristic. I thought it was Minority Report, but can't confirm that. Charlize Theron and Bruce Willis come to ...
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1answer
126 views

Can this quote from The Fifth Estate be attributed to Julian Assange?

Did Julian Assange say or acknowledge being said the following dialogue in real life which appears on The Fifth Estate script. It takes two things to change the world. You'd be surprised how many ...
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1answer
250 views

What is the short in which a man has a nightmare complete with broken physics?

It's been at least two years now since bits of a movie short started echoing around in my head and I'd like to get them out. I've searched using every term I can think of and can't root out the clip. ...
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1answer
343 views

Movie about a group of child/teenager serial killers

I watched this movie a long time ago and I'm having a hard time trying to remember it. It's a Hollywood movie. I watched it circa 2005 - 2010 probably. I don't remember many details of the movie. ...

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