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Did Robert come out of retirement?

During the movie we see Robert, a regular guy who likes to be neat. We find out that he is a retired bad-ass of some type. At the end of the movie, we see him back in the diner, but this time he is ...
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170 views

Identify an action movie

I am looking for the title of one movie I saw several years ago. I am not sure if all the things I "remember" are correct but this is what I managed to summ up so far: The movie is probably western ...
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Why is Borg a 'Jarl', while everyone else is an 'Earl'?

In 'Vikings', there are a number of characters with the title of Earl, which in the Vikings society (as portrayed in the series) is second only in rank to the King. Now, I've seen some criticism of ...
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Significance of Matthew 7:7 in Imitation Game

I don't understand how the Bible passage (Matthew 7.7) let Alan Turing to identify the Russian spy on the team in The Imitation Game. Can anyone explain (in some detail?)
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Why did David choose to ingratiate himself into Caleb's family?

In The Guest (2014), a photo proved that Caleb and David were some sort of comrades during their service with the US armed forces, so it made sense that Caleb's family would welcome David. However, ...
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134 views

Identify a sci fi movie or TV show about aliens, ships government conspiracy

It may has somthing to do with the Roswell incident and area 51. The US military personnels tried to hack the ship, causing twins with super spiritual powers died. In the plot, some hollywood ...
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362 views

College comedy with boys in drag

I don't remember the name of a college comedy that I saw parts of the other day. I believe the title contains the word 'private' in it. The movie had an Animal House type of feel to it. It must be ...
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103 views

In the movie, Stranger By the Lake, why did the heavy guy (Eric) lead the killer on?

In Strangers By the Lake, why did Eric (Patrick d'Assumçao) confront Michel with accusations, and then entice him into the woods, knowing he was a killer?
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120 views

Help identifying a terror series that looks like an older version of the X Files

When I was young, I used to watch a terror/fantasy series that was in the vein of the X Files, but before that show was aired. From what I can recall, the series seems to be from the late 80's early ...
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78 views

What is the reason that the air order and the DVD order of a tv show is different?

Some TV shows the order of the episodes on the DVD and the order how the episodes where aired is different, e.g., Freaks and Geeks. The fact that on thetvdb there is a field "DVD order" implies more ...
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147 views

Why does Louis give the interview?

In Interview with the Vampire (1994), the present day action is that Louis gives the interview about his whole life as a vampire, but at the end he leaves for good without taking the blood or ...
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41 views

The Twilight Zone - Mr Denton on Doomsday

I thought a lot after watching the Twilight Zone episode "Mr. Denton on Doomsday". I think that this story is similar to the state of and relations between Russia and USA in the period: end of 1800s - ...
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205 views

Love triangle story in real country setting

The setting is really country (people almost live in shacks). The main female character is trying to catch the eye of one man (to change her circumstances... I think) and she has this friend (with a ...
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1answer
317 views

Babysitter Cop Film

A cop does sth. that has him suspended and sent onto a mission as a babysitter for a bunch of spoiled brats. Their father is dead, he was a scientist and has an underground lab that can only be opened ...
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218 views

Strange comedy involving aliens in a town

I'm looking for a comedy movie which is a little bit strange. I don't have too much details. It's about aliens, looking like bloody balls, that arrive to a town. In one of the strangest scenes, ...
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2answers
206 views

Girl ghost who kills guy driving

I really want to find the name of this scary movie I saw when I was younger. There was this ghost woman/girl who wore all white This young guy was driving in a highway at the night and crashed into ...
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2answers
57 views

A question about a line from World's Greatest Dad

in the movie World's Greatest Dad, we learned the fact that Andrew has asthma, then Robin Williams said: "Then he shouldn't be having milk products." Is this true or is it just a joke?
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160 views

I am trying to remember an old cartoon

The premise of the show seems to be competitive hand-to-hand combat, but this is from fuzzy faded memory. The character I remember is a reptilian humanoid. His one arm is a T-Rex head and his other ...
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65 views

Homeless man called “Yup Yup”

Homeless man called "Yup Yup" because that's all he says. Meets woman and begins to function. Also starts killing criminals and then 'innocent' people. Realizes he's on a moral "slippery slope". Name ...
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1answer
148 views

A man threatens a pianist having a concert with a sniper

I was at a home party with some friends last year and I remember clearly watching a movie, where a man with sniper threatens some pianist while having a concert. He would be speaking to him through ...
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1answer
116 views

Bourne Legacy and Paranoia?

I know The Bourne Legacy is an old movie but I just watched it. I actually really liked it. The performances are great, the story is a little convoluted but that's par for the course in the Bourne ...
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2answers
362 views

Why does 'M' miss the Cold War?

In Casino Royale, M is visibly angry and upset after Bond blows up an embassy. She mentions missing the Cold War, in the quote below. What about the Cold War does she miss? M: Who the hell do ...
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2answers
476 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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1answer
234 views

Horror Cult Found Footage Movie in Asian school

(I think) Found Footage horror movie where a crew goes to a school (I think) somewhere in Asia. I think the crew lead reporter is female. I think there are scenes of classrooms with children in ...
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232 views

80's movie about a time-frozen town caused by a disease

What is the name of an old movie where these two people are looking around a town and everyone is frozen in time doing everyday activities. I think it was caused by a disease and I think a capuchin ...
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232 views

What is the movie all about Illusions where a group work together using whole US city

There is a group of people performing the illusions and they are constantly on the move to avoid capture by the police. The final grand illusion uses a whole city (New York? Las Vegas?)
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178 views

Movie about a family of superheroes or spies

This movie is about a family of superheros and something happens and the parents don't think the youngest kid is quite old enough to help There's an under ground hanger where their special spy "toys" ...
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1answer
135 views

Python-esque film set in boarding school and/or possibly army camp?

I saw a British comedy in the early 90s, but believe it to have been made in the 70s or 80s judging by the look of it. It was very Python-esque and may have even included some of the Monty Python lot. ...
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1answer
372 views

Guy goes to insane asylum, escapes and ends up on the beach

I don't remember how it starts, but I remember this guy was having trouble with his wife. For some reason he ends up in mental institute or asylum. Anyways, when he gets there, there is this fat guy ...
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1answer
21k views

Do the “miners” on Gold Rush make money other than the gold they find?

The TV show Gold Rush is wildly popular. Does anyone know if the miners make money from the advertisers, have endorsements with the equipment manufacturers, are they compensated by the Discovery ...
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2answers
1k views

In the movie American Sniper, does the final sniping sequence make sense?

The question might contain spoilers In the last part of the movie American Sniper, Chris Kyle is seen aiming towards the hiding spot of Mustafa (the Butcher's sniper), and just before shooting the ...
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1answer
308 views

Was there any mutual inspiration between Copper and Ripper Street?

While I've admittedly only seen a few episodes of Copper yet, on a first view it seems to be basically the Americans' Ripper Street (or Ripper Street the British Copper, however you want it). While ...
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1answer
105 views

What's the deal with the bullets?

I think that the whole premise of Fracture (2007), that if you are rich you can do anything is flawed. Even for a rich person it would be very difficult to gain access to the hotel card without ...
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1answer
7k views

What do the scars on Brad Pitt's back mean in Fury?

In Fury Brad Pitt had scars on his back, which seem to be from a whip. How did he get these scars when he was in the Army and what does it show?
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201 views

Mellish getting emotional over Hitler Youth knife

In the beginning of Saving Private Ryan when they're storming the bunkers, Caparzo hands Mellish a Hitler Youth knife and he gets very emotional over it (presumably over his Jewish background). I ...
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1answer
370 views

Thieves breaking into an underwater safe

I can't remember its title, but it was a movie where there was a robbery under water. There was a safe under water which they cracked and stole from. The movie is not Ocean 12, where they lifted the ...
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3answers
268 views

How come “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” survives?

I have 2 questions to ask. Considering the tough market in Bollywood distribution of movies. How come Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) crossed 1000 weeks. I feel there are many other love stories ...
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210 views

A suspense movie about a man possessing cat's nine lives

It was a suspense/horror movie. The plot was about a man who gains the "nine lives" ability of a cat. He uses the ability to perform real death acts publicly and gets popular. He dies eight times and ...
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1answer
414 views

Succubus comes to Earth and falls in love with Doctor [duplicate]

I've been trying to find a movie which was about a succubus (kind of female demon from hell) and she somehow got out of hell I think and she met this guy who was a doctor working in a hospital and ...
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1answer
213 views

Has a movie ever used the underscore (“_”) character in its title? [closed]

The title says it all, really. However, please no "yes, I made one in 4th grade" answers, it should be something that was screened at (at least some) cinemas.
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233 views

When is it safe to watch The Hobbit while reading the book? [closed]

So, I've read that the first movie covers the six first chapters of the book, and it features some parts from LOTR (either book or movie, I'm not sure). But since I'm still reading The Hobbit (book), ...
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1answer
88 views

Movie in which teenagers learn/train alone in black environment

I've seen a space related movie where teenagers learn/train alone in a dark room that has reversed cone-shaped holes, each kid being in one. They learn very fast and if I remember right they compete ...
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1answer
19k views

In Unbroken, how were the actors made to look malnourished?

After the two plane crash survivors are rescued from the ocean, they are brought to a small concentration camp in the jungle. At one point, both men are brought out into the light and appear severely ...
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1answer
263 views

WW2 TV series about evacuation during bombings. set in england

i am looking for a tv series we used to watch in junior school about world war two. all i can remember is that two or three children were evacuated to the countryside after their house got bombed. ...
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1answer
161 views

Heroine avenges her sister's death by stealing diamonds from villain with hero's help

I've seen a movie in my childhood, which I liked very much but I don't remember its name. In the beginning some men killed a girl who was involved in some kind of smuggling. The heroine was avenging ...
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1answer
824 views

What is the meaning of showing the tapetum lucidum (eye glow) of the replicants?

I just saw Blade Runner on the big screen for the first time in twenty years. There were many details that I saw for the first time. One of these details happens whenever we see a replicant. They are ...
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3answers
505 views

How does PK know better than Jaggu?

In PK movie, PK knows about Jaggu's boyfriend that he didn't cheat/left her in Belgium. But PK only read the mind of Jaggu. PK didn't know about Tapasvi's lies. How does he know that Sarfaraz still ...
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1answer
332 views

Which movie scene is it where sniper takes a shot through a moving exhaust fan to save a hostage?

I have searched best sniper movie scenes but couldn't find this one. This is an ultimate shot taken by the sniper to save the hostage. In this movie sniper is sitting pretty far perhaps on roof top ...
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1answer
179 views

1940-60s movie about a priest who dates a woman

In the 60s I saw this old movie on tv about a guy who was studying to be a priest or pastor who wore a collar or maybe he was on some kind of break. He meets a woman and does not tell her that he is ...
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11answers
107k views

OK so what the hell happened at the end of Birdman?

Birdman is a very innovative movie. The cinematography alone is brilliant, capturing the spirit behind the scenes at a Broadway Theatre. And the screenplay seems, in part, an interesting view of ...

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