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Mid 1960-70s film about kid climbing mountain in Europe

Around the late 80's to early 90's I saw a movie either on the TV or VHS that looked like it was filmed ~20 years earlier because the color seemed saturated like the films of the 60's/70's. The ...
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Is this character supposed to be the Devil?

    [Source] About the TV series 666 Park Avenue: At 666 Park Avenue, all of your dreams and burning desires can come true: wealth, sex, love, power, even revenge. But just be careful ...
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Technique where the outline of real actors and objects is replaced by superimposed animation?

My question is related to the following technique: How do they mix real characters with animated characters? Except that instead of having a real Dick Van Dyke during all the scene, an animated Dick ...
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Identify 70/80's softcore/erotic movie about orphaned young woman in expat community

I'm trying to date a childhood memory that involves a 70's or 80's softcore / erotic / porn movie. I've tried googling and searching on IMDb, but my memory of it is too vague for that to work. Let me ...
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Why are soap operas called as such?

Why are soap operas called as such? Do they have anything to do with soap at all or is it something metaphorical?
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Why was Roger Ebert considered one of the greatest film critics?

There have been many film critics in the world, but no one seems as influential as Roger Ebert. If you check the wikipedia page of any movie, it's very likely that, in the reception section, they ...
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What is the story of Leon's plant?

Leon himself talks about his plant that it is his best friend as he never complains and they have in common that they don't have roots. He always cares for his plant, as he doesn't only include his ...
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Why did Luke Collins choose The Portrait of Ruth?

In The Longest Ride we have seen that Luke Collins chose to buy "The Portrait of Ruth" rather than buying the rest of the greatest paintings. So what exactly was his reason to buy that painting?
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His son died so he wants a revenge [duplicate]

I'm looking for a horror movie I watched a really long time ago so I don't really remember everything but this is what I do: There's a creepy man who lost his son, I mean, his son died, so he wants a ...
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How can there be mildew on time-frozen Jerry?

In Season 2, Episode 1 of Rick and Morty, the episode begins with Summer berating Morty about letting mildew grow on their parents while everything was frozen in time; Rick, Morty, and Summer were not ...
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What's the rationale behind Hannah McKay's behaviour at end of Do the Wrong Thing?

Towards the end of Dexter Season 7, Episode 6 'Do the Wrong Thing', Dexter makes a momentary decision not to kill Hannah McKay and instead cuts her free. At this point, why would Hannah arise and ...
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Why are there such big gaps between Sherlock seasons?

It looks like the British show Sherlock gets a new season every 2 years (2010, 2012, 2014, 2016?) based on IMDb. Why so much time in between? They only release 3 episodes 1.5 hours long each. With ...
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In Total Recall, why didn't they stop the invasion sooner?

In Total Recall (2012), the invasion is reported throughout the colony with a TV-announcement that thousands of troops have boarded The Fall. The governor declares a state of emergency and orders ...
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How did Charley Varrick know to hide?

In the 1973 Don Siegel movie Charley Varrick, the eponymous protagonist leads a team of bank robbers in a raid on a small regional bank. The job is supposed to be an easy raid but they accidentally ...
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Film about a woman who steals to get a Ferrari

Could anyone help me find this film, I saw it on tv probably late 80s early 90s Its was about a girl who was obsessed about a fast car in a showroom I think the car was a Ferrari Dino. She kept ...
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How did the Four Horsemen rob the French bank? [duplicate]

In the movie Now You See Me, the Four Horsemen rob a French bank and later reveal that the robbery was all an illusion. When Thaddeus Bradley (Morgan Freeman) was explaining it I still couldn't ...
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Did Archer Vice happen because of ISIS/ISIL?

In the first episode of Season 5 of Archer (Archer Vice) Leading to Was this a decision made by the production team to get away from the name "ISIS" due to the unfortunate connotations ...
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Why did it take a rocket to lift off the Earth but just shuttles to lift off the other planets?

I remember gravity in both the planets in Interstellar being comparable to that of Earth's. 80% of Earth gravity in case of Mann's planet and 130% in case of Miller's planet. So, why did it take a ...
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Shouldn't there be an age difference between Cooper and Brand?

As we all know, going near a black hole (Gargantua in this case) slows down time, according to the theory of relativity. So when Cooper comes out of the black hole, after spending a fair bit of time ...
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Why did NASA not investigate Cooper's house?

In the beginning of Interstellar, the mysterious behavior of gravity is attributed to Cooper's discovery of the secret NASA base that leads him to becoming the lead astronaut. When they first find ...
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Was Interstellar an infinite loop?

As we can see in the movie that Cooper brought themselves in the Tesseract and sent NASA coordinates etc. But when the bulk beings close the Tesseract, we saw him floating and redirecting back to the ...
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Interstellar Ending Scene and Logic

I recently watched Interstellar and it was quite an amazing movie. There is something that has been bothering me. At the end, when Cooper is stuck in the time-space shelf created by the other beings ...
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143 views

How does Pops survive?

At the end of Terminator: Genisys we see Pops die after being flung out of the time displacement device: How does he then show up again later in the movie?
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2answers
863 views

Why did Lord Humungus kill himself in Mad Max 2?

Driving head on against a large truck seems pretty stupid, why did Humungus do that in Mad Max 2? What was he trying to accomplish?
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521 views

Was the “Dr Mann” they meet on the planet a transhuman version of KIPP and Mann?

The first thing that tipped me off was the scene in Interstellar where Cooper and Mann were wrestling and Cooper said there’s a 50-50 chance that your visor will break first, and Mann (without any ...
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How is Cooper's age justified?

In Interstellar the course of events to my knowledge is the following: The time taken to travel from Earth to the wormhole is 2yrs (Aggregate = 2). After that we don't know how much time passed on ...
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How is John Connor alive if Kyle and Sarah didn't get together in 1984?

In Terminator: Genisys, Kyle Reese was sent back in time but didn't have a child with Sarah Connor within that timeline. How is John Connor alive if Kyle and Sarah didn't get together in 1984?
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Was Kramer ever gainfully employed?

In Seinfeld, Kramer is shown to be able to afford a flat alone in Jerry's building. While we see Jerry, George and Elaine several times at work, we never see Kramer holding down a job. The only ...
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Why does 2001: A Space Odyssey not provide an explanation of its ending? Are we supposed to read the book?

It's a movie geek's film to watch and to enjoy. But when I reached the end, I had no idea what to take from it. Some of the ideas are amazing, the visuals, and the lines (I'm sorry, Dave. I'm ...
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533 views

Is the list of mishaps which happened to Archer in S4E9 correct?

In Season 4 Episode 9 (The Honeymooners) Archer says: Archer: Since I started working at ISIS I've been shot, stabbed, set on fire, poisoned, shot, sexually assaulted, partially chewed, shot and ...
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identify this paranormal movie

A friend told me about a movie in which a man's wife dies which leads him to test paranormal activies in search for her. He then starts hearing unearthly sounds, growing stronger by time, until he ...
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Why did Chico go to Calvera's camp?

In the Magnificent Seven, there is this scene that Chico goes to Calvera's camp: But I do not understand what purpose it served. Why did he go there? He didn't get any information and neither did ...
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How did Jane start suffocating after smoking heroin?

In Breaking Bad S02E12 I couldn't understand the last scene when Walter came back to Jesse and, while trying to wake him up, Jane just starts vomiting and suffocating. Was it because of heroin ? If so ...
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Are there any sequel movies based on true story?

Mostly true stories sometimes also known as biographies end up in single parts, but I really doubt at the very corner some sequels on true stories exist. So are there any sequel movies based on true ...
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Is Gwyneth Paltrow’s head shown?

During the climax of the movie Seven, the audience is lead to believe that Mills’ wife, Tracy (Gwyneth Paltrow), has been killed and her head is in the box. At any point in any version of the ...
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Why & how did Cooper suspect that Amelia Brand had intimate feelings for Wolf Edmunds in Interstellar?

Cooper's first suspicion that Amelia has intimate feelings for Wolf Edmunds comes when they are on Endurance & Amelia is introducing him to the 3 planets that could sustain life. The conversation ...
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Trying to figure out this movie about this mansion/castle killing people

So all I remember about the movie is that this guy, who probably owns the mansion/castle but the movie isn't clear, invites a bunch of people to stay at his place for something (I can't remember why ...
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What is the meaning of Teddy's last dialogue in Shutter Island?

In Shutter Island, at the end of the movie Teddy had a chat with Chuck, in that scene Teddy told to Chuck as, Which would be worse: To live as a monster, or to die as a good man? What's the ...
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Did Anna Camp have any speaking lines in Pitch Perfect 2?

Anna Camp was a big part of Pitch Perfect; and she's listed in the credits of Pitch Perfect 2. But I saw Pitch Perfect 2, and I can't recall seeing her at all! So was she really in Pitch Perfect 2? ...
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1answer
384 views

TV show about a female detective aired on HBO or Showtime in 2007 and 2008

Can anybody identify this TV show about a female detective aired on HBO or Showtime in 2007 and 2008? Female detective, sex addict, drinks heavily. An angel appears to her, it is her guardian ...
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Languages in Kill Bill 2 - on purpose?

In Kill Bill 2, there is a long scene which is flash back of Beatrix traversing the stairs in order to stay with the teacher/mentor, and train. In their first encounter, they have a rather long ...
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Movie I watched in 2013 with crazy mother and abused children

I need help with naming a movie that I watched in 2013 on Netflix. It was about a family, the mother was crazy, the dad left her and their kids who were teenagers. The mother let her father pay her to ...
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What game does John Buckley mention in S06E09?

On season 6 episode 9 of Numb3rs John Buckley mentions a game that he played in prison. What was the game that he mentioned, and is it a real game?
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Why was the actor who played Kreese in Community credited as 'Someone Else'?

In Community Season 6 Episode 4 in the stage adaption of Karate Kid, the actor who plays 'Kreese' (real actor in film was Jess Allen playing Kreese in the original was Martin Kove ) is given the ...
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175 views

Help me find this late 80s-early 90s psychic alien movie

Regular guy gets drafted to help "save the planet" by a female alien who looks human and has British accent. She is psychic and knows what he is thinking, which leads to several uncomfortable ...
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1answer
47 views

The name of a 1950s movie about flight to Mars

I watched it several years ago on youtube and it was rather entertaining. It's in colour, could be 1960s/70s, but I remember it being 1950s. What I remember is that there is a military base ...
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1answer
159 views

Comedy spy movie (probably with Leslie Nielsen)

I remember 3 scenes from a movie which is in the style of Leslie Nielsen's spy-agent comedies. Beginning of the movie - He thinks someone is watching him while he walks down the street. He stops, ...
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1answer
98 views

How did Dr. Evil build his moonbase without anyone knowing about it?

How did Dr. Evil have his moon base laser constructed—and in 1969 no less—without any nation knowing about it even a teensy wheensy little bit. One would at least expect spies from various nations to ...
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2answers
221 views

Can a person die of starvation in an Inception-like dream?

Is it possible that a person, dreaming at 2nd or 3rd level, can die of hunger? And, will that person wake up to reality? In case, the person is heavily sedated, will he wake up or go in a limbo?
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213 views

A film where villagers are stoned to death

I can only remember a few scenes from this film but i hope someone can help me :) It was an American movie and I saw it sometime between '80 and '95. I remember a guy visiting a small village/town ...

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