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What is the episode of scrubs where they end with Boston - More Than A Feeling?

I'm searching for the episode of scrubs where they get an air band together and at the end they play air instruments to "More Than A Feeling" by Boston.
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How did Leonardo DiCaprio get nominated for BAFTA Award for his role in The Revenant?

First of all, The Revenant is not yet released out in theatres or didn't premiere in a film festival. Then how did Leonardo DiCaprio get nominated for a BAFTA Award for his role in The Revenant?
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Origin of “knife to a gunfight” quote

I hope this question isn't too tirivial, but in The Punisher Harry Heck says to Frank You are one dumb son of a bitch. Bringing a knife to a gunfight. right before Frank kills him making said ...
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Movie about a monster attack shot on a video camera

I want to rewatch a nice movie that I've seen I think 6 years ago. So... let me describe it: First things first, from what I remembered was realeased around 2009. Can even be 2007, I do not know, '...
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Whats that animated movie?

I apologize in advance, I don't recall much about the movie. I remember it was an animated film probably from the mid to late 80s. All I can remember is the ending credits played a song that ...
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What is the name of the movie in which eating and toilet taboos are reversed

Can anyone identify a (possibly French) film where the cultural taboos about going to the toilet and eating (not at the same time!) are reversed? I remember seeing a scene with someone knocking on a ...
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Why exactly does the girl cry at the end?

In the 2012 French movie "The Unlikely Girl" the English character cries standing in a square designed by an architect she loves apparently but is she crying because of this or because of something ...
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Explanation of the events at the end of Fight Club?

At the end of Fight Club, the narrator disables a bomb that Tyler had set up in a van in the basement, and then he and Tyler get into a fight. The fight ends with the narrator being thrown down some ...
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Why did they change the child actress portraying Lily twice?

I am watching Modern family and I am currently on season 3. In Modern family, season 1 Lily is played by Jaden. In season 2 by Ella Hiller and from season 3 Aubrey Anderson-Emmons. What is the reason ...
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What is the plot behind the end of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'? [closed]

Just watched Fifty Shades of Grey, I really could not understand what the ending plot of the movie is. What does it conclude as? I don't expect a clear ending but there would be something which ...
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What was Eddie's long-term goal in Limitless?

In Limitless (the 2011 movie, not the TV show), Eddie Mora starts to take NZT and comes to some sort of epiphany where he formulates a long term plan. However, it's not clear to me what that plan ...
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Why didn't silent movies have subtitles?

Why were there no subtitles in the beginning of cinematography in silent movies? I know about intertitles but why were subtitles not common then? Were people not able to read that fast or did ...
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Is the story of 'Man of Steel' a fresh idea or is it inspired by any existing work?

The story of Man of Steel, the new Superman movie, is much different from existing live action and animated films and shows. Was it all made as a fresh idea or was it inspired by some existing ...
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Growth of Kryptonian powers

I'm struggling to understand how Kryptonian powers develop as they spend time on earth. It took Clark years to discover his powers, yet when he's fighting the two Kryptonian warriors they appear just ...
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129 views

Why are animals in cartoons shown having spirals for eyes after a camera's flash goes off?

I have seen many cartoon movies, scenes where when the animals are photographed, they get stunned after they see a camera flash which is expressed by spirals over their eyes. Is there a particular ...
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Eaten by a computer

Flashback from my childhood in the 80s, but I was laying in bed last night trying to go to sleep when I remember this blip of a scene from a movie. Something like this guy falls back into a computer (...
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How many patients did House and his team treat?

In every episode of "House, MD", it appears that he and his team only treat exactly one patient at a time (with the exception of Clinic duties or big emergencies - just talking about their average job ...
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231 views

Does the title “An Officer and A Gentleman” refer to one person or two?

There are two main actors in the movie "An Officer and A Gentleman", Richard Gere, and the other guy who committed suicide. Are An Officer and A Gentleman referring to the same guy, Richard Gere? ...
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Woman imagines seeing old man lying in a bed

Which movie or TV series is this? A couple arrive at a house (their new home or a holiday retreat). The woman (A) goes into a bedroom, and to her surprise find an old man lying in a bed, and by the ...
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293 views

Why don't cinemas project subtitles off-screen?

A comment by Davor on another question mentioned that overlaying subtitles on the picture was a necessity for TV which had limited screen real-estate but that it would be trivial to project subtitles ...
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Is there a real life inspiration behind Dexter?

The show Dexter opens up an interesting yet controversial subject of saving innocent lives by eliminating potentially dangerous subjects (killer that kills other killers). Is this a complete novelty ...
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What is the optimum list of previous Star Wars movies that I should watch before December 18 [duplicate]

I'm really fascinated about Star Wars movies.I'm passing the 3rd decade of my life time on Earth, however I've never actually see or had any chance to watch at least a single Star Wars movie. But my ...
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Why did Umbrella never use Nemesis to kill zombies?

Why did Umbrella have never used Nemesis to kill every single zombie in Raccoon City? As much as I know, he was tested once, to kill all S.T.A.R.S. members, to test his "skills". But, never seen to ...
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Why use titles like 'Dark Knight' and 'Man of Steel'?

In the recent Christopher Nolan's related DC Films the lesser know title is selected as movie name. Such as Dark Knight to Batman and Man of Steel to Superman. Is there any specific reason for it or ...
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Why is “I am Guru Saj” funny?

In Friends Season 3 Episode 23: [Scene: Phoebe’s Herbal Guy’s office, Ross is there about his thing.] Guru Saj: You must be Ross. Ross: Hi. Guru Saj: I am Guru Saj. (takes the ...
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Why did Zod ask for Lois Lane to come on their spaceship?

In Man of Steel (2013), when Zod and his subordinates come to take Superman, they ask for Lois Lane too. But when they take her, they don't ask her anything. They just put her in some kind of prison, ...
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What is Superman's costume doing in a 20,000 year old ship?

In the movie Man of Steel Superman somehow finds his iconic costume in the 20,000 year old ship, which looks more modern than the dress that Jor-El wore. And it bears the symbol of his House. Can ...
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If Cooper wanted to stay, why did he send the NASA Coordinates?

In Interstellar, after Cooper arrives in the Tesseract, Cooper tries to send the message STAY to his daughter in the past so she won't let him go on the mission. If that was his intention then why did ...
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Why does Audrey Hepburn's character ask for 50 dollars from her admirers every time she goes to “the powder room”?

Why does Audrey Hepburn's character in Breakfast at Tiffany's ask for 50 dollars from her admirers every time she goes to "the powder room"? It seems like a gold digger, master level but was that some ...
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112 views

Who is actually the sniper?

I recently watched Jack Reacher. I'm little confused about the real killer of the 5 people in the movie. Who did it? Is it Jack?
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211 views

What is the name of this twisty, gritty American crime movie?

The film is recent, probably made in the last ten years or so. The protagonist is a black male, an enforcer-type, working for a criminal organization (Italian-Americans mostly) and the characters ...
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In Blue Ruin when did Dwight find out about William?

In the movie Blue Ruin it is later revealed that the boy William But when and how did Dwight find it out? I somehow missed it.
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Why does Ben Affleck / Bruce Wayne look old?

Teaser trailer is out for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice In this trailer we see that Ben Affleck looks old. His hair is gray from the side. Batman and Superman were created/introduced nearly at ...
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Sci-Fi Movie, probably 80's, Alien Ship crash lands in small town, releases 3 different alien prisoners [duplicate]

Looking for a movie that featured an alien ship crash-landing in a small town and 3 different alien escaping into town. Local police investigates. Apparently the ship is a prison ship and there is ...
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1answer
185 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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Why are two of Riley's five emotions in Inside Out male?

In the movie Inside Out, I found that the personified emotions Anger and Fear inside the main character (Riley) are male whereas Joy, Disgust and Sadness are female. Is there any reason why it has ...
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645 views

Where is Stan Lee in Fantastic Four?

Just watched Fantastic Four (2015) (I smell yet another reboot...), and noticed that Stan Lee was one of the Producers. However, I didn't catch his usual cameo in a Marvel movie. Did I miss it, or ...
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Why did they change the relationship between Hellboy and Liz Sherman?

In the Hellboy film series (1& 2), Liz has a romantic relationship with Hellboy, becoming pregnant with his twin children. However, in the Hellboy comic books Liz and Hellboy are just friends; ...
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How does Eggsy become so efficient in fight?

The first half of the movie, Eggsy (the main character) doesn't seem good in fighting. We don't see him really fight but he certainly doesn't seem that good. He gets bullied by his father in law ...
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222 views

Movie about a Teenage Girl that could see another dimension

Some years ago (2 to 4, don't actually remember) I went to the cinema and watched a movie trailer that took my attention and I can't remember its name. As much as I can tell, there was a girl (10/16 ...
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In Star Wars, can a Jedi kill?

In Star Wars movies, Jedi often kill their opponent (for example, Obi-Wan kills Darth Maul in the first movie and again Obi-Wan, at the end of the third movie, leaves Anakin dismembered and on fire, ...
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101 views

Explanation for the ending of Carrie?

I was watching Carrie (the original version) and was confused with the way how the movie ended? Can anyone provide an explanation for the ending?
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1answer
120 views

Stupid buddy film with a party and a girl that's really the devil

There was a movie I caught a few minutes of a few weeks back. It was newer, but old enough to be on premium channels. It was a ridiculously stupid horror/comedy about a group of guys that threw a ...
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1answer
129 views

Through what “pipes” is Andy Dufresne going when he is escaping?

What are routes of Andy Dufresne's escape in The Shawshank Redemption? I know that the last one is the sewer, but how does he get to the sewer?
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217 views

Why does Andy wait for the lightning to strike when he is trying to break the sewer pipe?

During Andy's escape in The Shawshank Redemption it is clear that he sees the pipe so he doesn't have to wait for the lightning to enlighten it. Why does he wait for it?
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What is the laser sound in the tunnel?

In Dr. No when James Bond escapes his cell (through the electric fence) he is in a tunnel, climbing down, when suddenly there's what sounds like a laser (it sounded like a Sonar signal) He looks up, ...
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64 views

Journalist's daughter is on the run to U.S from a country at civil war

I watched a movie a decade back. I never got the name of movie, but I liked it lot. Can someone help me with the movie name? It was not an English language film. A journalist's daughter is on the ...
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302 views

What is this episode about tiny people/humans?

I'm looking for a TV show where a man who creates miniatures wakes up one day to discover that there are two tiny human characters alive. Then a society starts to develop out of tiny humans that ...
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1answer
550 views

Aliens disguised as school children learn about humans in retro TV show

I want to find out what this is, I think its a book adapted TV series for children (around the 90s) There are green furry aliens with tenticles (that looks vaguely like the plant monster from little ...

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