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132 views

Children are stuck in a dream, together. Parents must save them. Involves marbles in the dead of winter

There was a horror film of some kind that my parents watched on VHS. It involved quite a few children who were all stuck in some sort of coma. I believe the children themselves could interact with ...
2
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1answer
118 views

Would the post office really deliver Santa Claus's mail to some guy claiming to be him?

A key scene in "Miracle on 34th Street" involves the US Post Office delivering -- to a man in a courtroom for a hearing regarding his sanity, who claims to be Santa Claus -- hundreds of kids' letters ...
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181 views

On two occasions, the main character opens a capsule hatch and the hatch blows open violently

Surely the character knows this will happen through her training. Why wouldn't the hatch have a better mechanism such that astronauts do not run the risk of flying into space.
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199 views

Name Of Time Travel Romantic Movie

I saw a movie on Netflix Instant (US) in Summer 2013 but do not recall the name of it. All I remember is the plot. I have searched the internet and I am beginning to think that the movie does not ...
2
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2answers
380 views

Horror movie where wishes are granted in a museum & in prison

I only know the beginning of it and have no idea when it was made but saw it about 8 years ago: It starts with a man and a woman robbing a museum they get hold of a stone that is knocked out of a ...
2
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1answer
125 views

TV programme or movie where people die in an elevator

OK so this is something I watched on television about 7 years ago, I really want to say it's a movie but this is all I remember: Its a crime investigation of a suspected murder of people in a hotel ...
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1answer
326 views

What martial arts movie features a hero losing his arm?

I am trying to identify a martial arts movie that I saw years ago. The hero gets into a fight with several bad guys, is defeated and one of his arms is cut off in the fight. Later he plunges his ...
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154 views

Who is this actor, please?

Does someone know who this actor is? I wanted to watch one of his films but I forget both the film's name and the actor's name.
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1answer
379 views

How did Bruce Wayne get into Gotham when Bane had blown up all the bridges?

After Bruce escaped from the prison, how did he manage to get into Gotham? He had no access to his Batman-utilities.
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0answers
53 views

Why were The Salazars interested in Kyle Singer?

So, at the start of the 24 hours of Day 3 we learn Kyle has been hired to traffic some cocaine from somewhere in Mexico to California, it's then implied that the cocaine is contaminated with the ...
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1answer
126 views

What is on the mirror in Lorenzo's oil?

In the movie Lorenzo's Oil, Mckaela Odone has a quote taped on her mirror, but it is in small font and difficult to see. What is it?
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1answer
133 views

What is the meaning of the belly button?

In the beginning of the film The Nines Ryan Reynolds' character gets out of the shower and freaks out because he does not have a belly button. This, of course, is later explained being that he's not ...
3
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1answer
99 views

A man with two lovers, they find out and confront him

I saw this movie during the '90s in (I think) HBO. I remember all or most of the film is set up in the guy's appartment, and it felt like it was an adapted theater play. In the appartment, the two ...
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2answers
2k views

Why do Jerry and Newman dislike each other?

Throughout Seinfeld, Jerry and Newman have an adversarial relationship, marked by the infamous exchange of "Hello, Jerry" "Hello, Newman." While at times they get along (In "The Barber," (S5E8) Jerry ...
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2answers
14k views

What is the meaning of the penguin in Fight Club?

When the Narrator goes into his cave he encounters a penguin that says, "Slide." What is the meaning of sliding, and why is there a penguin?
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1answer
142 views

Is Captain Jackson’s accent authentic?

In BBC detective drama Ripper Street there is an American character, captain Homer Jackson (played by American actor Adam Rothenberg): former U.S. Army surgeon, ex-Pinkerton agent etc. For the story ...
3
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1answer
247 views

Two boys trick another boy by prentending to be a girl online

I'm looking for an movie where two boys creates an fake Facebook account and start chatting with boy on their school. Later in the movie they start to send nudes and all his nudes ends up at school ...
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6answers
76k views

Why is the bride's name bleeped in Kill Bill Vol 1?

In the movie Kill Bill Vol.1, whenever someone mentions the bride by her name Beatrix Kiddo Her name is censored with a beep. Is this explained somewhere in the movie? Or is it just a signature ...
2
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1answer
97 views

Similar TV show as MANHUNT on Discovery channel?

One or two years ago there was a TV show about 5-6 people (experts in various fields) which have the task to find one person in the USA. All they have is usually a photo, a video or something like ...
9
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2answers
632 views

What was kaiju blue?

In the intro to the movie, they mention Kaiju Blue being somewhat of a problem after a kaiju was taken down. I didn't quite understand what it was or why it was a problem. What was it?
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1answer
122 views

What's the point of the overly complex abduction?

I am currently rewatching Season 1 of 24 and while the plot lines around Bauer's daughter Kimberly and his wife Teri certainly are interesting and exciting and provide some great twists, I really ...
2
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1answer
106 views

Movie about two (three?) sisters, ending with “can't board airplane without shoes”

Honest 15-20 years ago, I've watched this one good old movie... with two sisters (or maybe good friends)... one of them was the singer of some musical band, or something like that... short-haired ...
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1answer
1k views

Young American man studying in Paris meets young French couple

Some years ago I started watchin a DVD. Unfortunately I never finished the move, and I don't remember the title. It's probably made around 2000... The movie is about a young American man who moves ...
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1answer
165 views

Identify an actress from TV

Here's what I know. She was on an episode of Law and Order: SVU. In the episode, there were young girls being manipulated into sexual relations with a man whom they believed was their biological ...
5
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1answer
759 views

Would NASA have known about the oncoming debris in Gravity?

In the film, Gravity, the protagonists are warned early on of destruction headed their way. My question is: shouldn't NASA have predicted this beforehand? I'm not a rocket scientist, but wouldn't ...
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4answers
2k views

What causes the tension in the strap between Dr. Ryan and Matt?

In the scene where Dr. Ryan Stone's (Sandra Bullock) leg is entangled in Soyuz's parachute cords and she is tethered with Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) through a strap, there is tension in the strap, ...
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1answer
155 views

Identify movie about 18yo drug dealer living with his widowed father

I don't remember this movie exactly, so.. what I remember is this. A movie about a guy (18 or something like that) who his mother dies (I guess cancer) but his father is alive and they live in the ...
3
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2answers
192 views

Why doesn’t Carrie tell Saul that Brody can trick the lie detector?

In season 1 of Homeland, Carrie knows that Brody can trick the lie detector, because of the last question (she has slept with him, he lies about it, but the lie detector doesn’t recognize it as ...
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1answer
138 views

What animated movie does this GIF spoof, with something launching off and intercepting a missile? [closed]

I saw this GIF created by a goon over at the Something Awful forums posted to Photoshop Phriday for "Professor X Blasts Off!", but I can't identify the source (other than Professor X, obviously). It ...
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1answer
358 views

Man with two swords fights against several enemies shooting at him

Can anyone tell me which movies this scene is taken from? from 1m42s: http://youtu.be/PDLXABAVi9s?t=1m42s (I don’t mean the soundtrack.)
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2answers
384 views

Is Jack Bauer an antihero?

Have seen both used. Some articles typically say "The antihero is back", whilst others say he is a hero. Breeanna Hare at CNN even gets to the point by: -- At first it may seem "24's" Jack Bauer ...
6
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1answer
1k views

How realistic is the brainwashing shown during Season 3 and 4?

In Season 3 of Game of Thrones, karma really has it in for one of the main characters, who after betraying his friend ends up in a very unfortunate position: After being betrayed by his own troops ...
6
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1answer
2k views

Morse code from Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun - excellent movie. In one scene the character played by Christian Bale, Jim signals to the invading Japanese Fleet with morse code. Shortly after they start firing at the building ...
6
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1answer
1k views

Did Terence Mann die?

At the end of "Field of Dreams", Terence Mann gets invited to go with the baseball players into the corn field, and presumably the after-life: Ray. Ray. Listen to me, Ray. Listen to me. There is ...
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1answer
238 views

What's the movie in the first scene of the video titled 'Why Do We Fall - Motivational Video'? [closed]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgmVOuLgFB0 .In the video first scene was from which movie??
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2answers
468 views

By whom and why was Winterfell castle put on fire?

In S02E10 of Game of Thrones, we see the 20 men from Greyjoy army knock out Theon Greyjoy, also stabbing Luwin. And then they leave the castle gagging Theon. The Stark's ally forces were on their way ...
2
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1answer
109 views

Woman likes married man who kindly turns her down

I'm trying to identify the source of this scene in a movie or TV show: this was a TV show or movie from the 1990s or 2000s a younger woman is attracted to an older, married man he might have been of ...
5
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1answer
214 views

Trying to find this dinosaur movie

I don't have much to go on, other than this odd gif depicting a scene where a dinosaur is petting a sleeping woman's head. Can anyone name the movie/show that is the source of this scene?
5
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1answer
2k views

Is the Janjira incident a reference to Fukushima?

At the beginning of Hollywood's 2014 take on Godzilla we experience a disaster in the Japanese Janjira nuclear power plant, in the wake of which Joe Brody's wife Sandra dies. This disaster, which ...
2
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1answer
128 views

Need Title for an Old Movie about American Immigrants

I want to know the name of movie I saw a long time ago. I just remember in the beginning part, there was a boy who just moved to America (around the industrial era). The kids at school make fun of him ...
3
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2answers
976 views

Why was she thrown down the Moon Door?

I am not sure why Petyr Baelish threw Lysa Arryn down the Moon Door? Was it to protect Sansa Stark, or will his motives be revealed later? He was having sex with her one episode earlier, and then he ...
2
votes
1answer
73 views

Doc Oc's actual motivation?

In Spider-Man 2, I understand that Doctor Octopus is being controlled by his tentacles, but what is his actual motivation for rebuilding the "device?" What does he hope to achieve by doing this? ...
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1answer
98 views

Where does the Green Goblin's mask come from?

So, it's been years since I've actually sat down and watched Spider-Man, the Toby Maguire film, and I got to thinking... Do they ever actually show where Norman's mask comes from? I remember where he ...
2
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2answers
181 views

Early 90's childrens' TV show

All I remember about the show is that it was a live action childrens' TV show from the early 90s. The baddies wore black and wore a badge with a Z on it, and I think the main characters came from ...
5
votes
2answers
665 views

Ostrich eats a diamond and is chased by people

What's the name of the following movie? It's set in Africa. An ostrich eats a diamond and everyone chases him. The main character rides a three wheeled motorcycle, has an axe, and falls in love with a ...
3
votes
1answer
115 views

Is there any significance to the difference in Godzilla's roar?

As soon (or late, for that matter) as Godzilla appears in full size in Hollywood's 2014 take on it, he utters a giant roar that seems to a large degree similar to his original roar from the Japanese ...
3
votes
1answer
207 views

Is there something behind Alyson Stoner's appearance in only odd numbered sequels of step up films?

In Step Up (film series), Alyson Stoner only appeared in the 1st film, then 3rd film, and now she is confirmed for 5th film. In some speculation I have heard that she is only going to appear in odd ...
11
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1answer
270 views

Who are the look-alikes hired by Abed supposed to be?

In Community Season 3 Episode 12 'Contemporary Impressionists' when Troy returns to his flat and sees Abed sat down with a leg cast he fears the worst and then a Robin Williams lookalike appears. ...
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1answer
121 views

Why do the best chefs in the world go on Masterchef?

In the latest (UK) series, Ferran Adrià was prominently featured tasting the contestants food, possibly the most famous in a long line of critically acclaimed multi Michelin starred chefs. Presumably ...
6
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2answers
545 views

How did Sherlock deduce that the banker had made two international trips in one month?

In the episode "The Blind Banker", when Sherlock meets Sebastian, Sherlock looks at Sebastian's watch and deduces that he had made two international trips in one month because the time was right but ...

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