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Identity a medieval film where the hero has claws

This was a live action film made, probably, in the 60s or 70s. It is set in a pseudo medieval world but I do not recall there being magic. Towards the beginning of them film the hero is trying to ...
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What happened to Darren Vogel in CSI:Miami?

In the S10E19 of CSI:Miami, Darren Vogel is also in the car which was driven by Sam (in the final segment of the episode). But after the accident, we see Sam is carried away by Horatio and Delko. ...
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Identify this movie about ghost bar/casino

I have tried to identify this movie since a long time. It seems like a 90's movies but I'm not sure. It's about different ghost like creatures, who come to a bar/casino where they play cards and ...
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Were they goblins or orcs?

In the mountains when the whole party was brought into the mountain and Bilbo found Gollum, were those creatures orcs, goblins, or something else? I initially thought they were orcs (guess I wasn't ...
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Why did the dwarves sing the song?

I couldn't quite make out what the lyrics were to the song they sang in Bilbo's house. What song was that, and why did they sing it?
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In Skyfall, was the bar scene a daydream or was it real?

Early in the movie Skyfall, when Bond is presumed dead, he is shown drinking at a bar and being cheered on by a large group of spectators as he attempts to down a drink with a live scorpion on his ...
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Significance of the alcoholic housemate

The Bennett Holiday character (played by Jeffrey Wright) looks like a very unhappy character, made worse by the annoying housemate, who is always drunk on-screen. What is that supposed to achieve, in ...
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Why does Jeanie help Ferris out at the end of Ferris Bueller's Day Off?

One thing I have never understood about one of my favorite movies, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off": why does Jeanie decide to help Ferris out at the end of the movie and save him from being busted by Mr. ...
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Looking for movie: Person observes another's lifestyle and habits in the living room

I've been looking for this movie all day long but I cant find it. I watched it in an independent theatre. Plot: A Person has to observe the lifestyle and habits of some random person from morning to ...
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Is there a visually optimal area to view a 3-D movie at the theatre?

3-D films are becoming more and more common. While I find the experience interesting, I have yet to find "the best seat in the house". Opticaly, there ought to be a optimal viewing area where the ...
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Did George Lucas try to acquire the rights to 'The Lord Of The Rings' / 'The Hobbit'?

  [Source] This review of the movie Willow, which was produced by George Lucas, claims: George Lucas was desperately attempting to secure the rights to the Lord of the Rings series and its ...
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Ending of Pan's Labytinth

...drops of Ofelia's blood spill onto the altar that is supposed to lead her into the underworld. Ofelia is reunited with the king and queen of the underworld. The Queen of underworld seems to ...
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371 views

Tiny people have to cross a city and get lost in a milk factory

I was thinking about the name of a live-action movie, in which tiny people appear who have to cross the city, and get lost in a milk factory. How is it called? The only thing I can find is an ...
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Why is Gandalf referred to as Mithrandir?

I've read that Mithrandir is one of Gandalf's aliases. Why do certain people call him by this name and not Gandalf? I've noticed in particular that Galadriel uses the name Mithrandir quite often.
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643 views

What happened to the production between seasons 5 and 6 of the 2003 TMNT series?

The sixth season of the 2003 TMNT cartoon marked a distinct change from the earlier series; a lighter tone, aimed at a lower aged audience (over use of catch phrases, stating the obvious etc), and ...
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What does the word “Cellar Door” represent in the movie “Donnie Darko”?

I've watched Donnie Darko many times, yet I always feel like I'm missing something important when Drew Barrymore's character brings up "Cellar Door". Edit From imdb.com - quotes - Karen Pommeroy: ...
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When was Jill Valentine taken control?

I've just finished watching Resident Evil: Afterlife and appear to have missed the scene where Jill Valentine got this red spider strapped to her. When did this happen? Was it in this movie or did ...
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216 views

The movie Prometheus and Alien android designs:

Why are the androids in ALIENS and ALIEN³ designed after the original Weyland from AVP, but not in any of the other movies?
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482 views

The ending in Prometheus

When Elizabeth and David take off at the end of the movie Prometheus in the alien ship are they heading for LV-426?
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420 views

The character Weyland in Prometheus

Is Mr. Weyland a great grandchild of the Weyland in Alien VS Predator ?
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239 views

Last Action Hero refers to real movies?

In the 1993 released English movie, Last Action Hero, is the reference to Jack Slatter real? Was there ever any movie named Jack Slatter with same or similar story to that shown in the movie?
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230 views

Did Kareena Kapoor charge Aamir Khan for talking to her?

In the 2012 Hindi movie, Talaash, Did Rosie charge Surjan Singh for the endless talking by the river side he did for a few days? After-all, she was a 'fancy lady'. Also, Surjan Singh must have become ...
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Complaints about “Pati Sudharo Sansthan”?

In the 2010 hindi movie, Hello Darling, how come the victims of "Pati Sudharo Sansthan" never filed any police complain about it. It is surely illegal and should not be operating at all. How were ...
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Tv show about another dimension/magic land through a magic mirror

I keep thinking about a show I used to watch on tv, and damn I wanna know the title :P It was a live-action show that I saw somewhere between halfway the 90's and halfway the 2000's, and I'm almost ...
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138 views

What is the name of this french movie?

Many years ago, I have looked a french movie where the main characters were cleaning glasses, then they became hostage in a building. I don't remember the title of this movie. Who can help me to find ...
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I need the Title to this zombie film

A small group of teens are going to or leaving prom nite and they get hit by a truck transporting chemicals or something and it brings them back as zombies. I think it's a late 80S early 90s film and ...
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603 views

Is Agent J son of the Cop who died at the end

I watched Men In Black 3 (2012). Here as Griffin (the man who could see future) told that someone should have to die, if it's not Agent K, then it would be someone else. Exactly according to it, a ...
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Why not send back dead or drugged people in Looper?

I understand that it would ruin the story but why not shoot the target in the future and then just send back the dead body? Or with their legs broken? Or drugged? It seems like a lot could go wrong ...
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Why did these 'creatures' fight each other?

[Source] In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, after Bilbo and the Dwarves leave Rivendell they encounter Three(?) Stone Giants who punch and throw rocks at each other. It appeared like they ...
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316 views

Why has the Moonraker Shuttle Carrier Aircraft crashed in the Yukon?

In the James Bond movie Moonraker (1979), the earliest plot development is the theft of a Moonraker shuttle from the back of a 747 SCA, which, according to Bond (approx. 9m 36s into the film), ...
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Why was Teddy using Leonard in Memento?

If you can believe Teddy's lies then he was a cop who had worked on the case of the break in, attack on Leonard and rape of Leonard's wife. He then worked with Leonard and helped him track down and ...
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Damon taking Elena to a faroff city and bar?

In The Vampire Diaries, S01E11, Why does Damon takes Elena to a far off city and then to a bar? What was his purpose? In an earlier episode it was said that he does everything with a purpose.
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Differences in plot or character among Game of Thrones TV adaptation and book

I have not read the Game of Thrones books. But at the same time I have heard of people complaining that there has been deviation from the plot and a lot of characters merit more development and ...
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599 views

Apprentice magician kidnaps people to turn them into human-shaped building blocks

I have a memory of watching a movie on TV when I was a kid. I wasn't familiar with anime at the time, but looking back I believe it was anime. I would have watched it sometime between 1982 and 1986 on ...
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144 views

Does Dr No have all his fingers?

A friend is going as Dr No for his Christmas party, and wants to make sure he gets all the finer details down. I decided to go the whole hog and have built myself a surprisingly accurate Dr. No ...
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329 views

Was Patrice hired for murder or suicide?

In Skyfall, the contract killer Patrice travels to Shanghai where he forces entry into a skyscraper and shoots a man in an adjacent building with his sniper rifle, when he is attacked and inadvertedly ...
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678 views

What happened to Frou-Frou in the 1967 Soviet film Anna Karenina?

In the 1967 Soviet film Анна Каренина directed by Aleksandr Zarkhi, there is a race sequence during which Count Vronsky's horse, Frou-Frou, is seriously injured. What happened to the horse which ...
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Looking for a documentary series on martial arts

Looking for documentary series on martial arts: Probably 2000-2006 I think 1 host (martial artist) traveling the world to see all kinds of styles In the episode in Korea at the end he performed a ...
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1answer
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Did the fuel transform Wikus, or was it something else?

In the movie District 9, Wikus van der Merwe goes through a transformation into an alien after being exposed to an alien artifact. Throughout the development of the story, it is revealed that the ...
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Does Harry's cloak make the wearer invisible to all charms and spells?

In "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" in the end of the "That's for my father" incident with Malfoy on the Hogwarts Express, Luna Lovegood finds Harry Potter under his cloak with the help of ...
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How much money did it take to run “The Sting”?

I just watched The Sting again this weekend. I know that the pay-off at the end netted the grifters a lot of money, but even before that Gondorff, Hooker, and Twist are spending left and right. ...
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843 views

What is the green background? (“green screen”)

What do you call the green backgrounds which are used to create CGI backgrounds, weather reports etc. Why is green color always used?
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TV show from the late 80s, early 90s about guy who dies and goes back in time to watch over family [closed]

I vaguely remember watching a TV show some 20-odd years ago, but remember only a few details from the pilot episode: 1) This guy dies, and is told he has to go back in time to watch over some ...
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252 views

British children's cartoon about a sailor

I have a TV theme song stuck in my head. Please help me identify the TV show so I can listen to the song. It was a catchy sea shanty, and I'm pretty sure it was played on a concertina. Here's what I ...
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Why are there typically no more than 24 episodes in a TV Season?

I noted that there is typically a maximum of 24 episodes per a season in a TV show. What is the reason for that?
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What is Max Detweiler's relationship with the other characters?

In The Sound of Music, who is Max Detweiler, a.k.a. Uncle Max? I know he mooches off rich people. That much is obvious. But how does he know the Captain and the Baroness, and why do all the children ...
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328 views

When did theaters first start showing matinees or giving matinee discounts?

I'm trying to figure out if matinees (and the subsequent matinee prices) have always been a part of movie history or if they were adopted later on. I know matinee was adopted by the English from the ...
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488 views

Will's problem in Good Will Hunting

I am a big fan of this movie. However I did not understand what Will's major problem was? He was a mathematical genius but did not care about academic or financial success. I do get that he was a ...
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392 views

Why was Jim so enthusiastic about Dwight's Christmas party?

In the most recent episode of The Office, Dwight Christmas, Jim very enthusiastically supports Dwight's Christmas party plans. And he seems to genuinely enjoy the party, in all of its awkwardness. ...
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447 views

Man learns hypnosis and mind-reading; helps police during interrogations

The movie I am looking for consists of two stories which are almost separate, almost as if someone took two movies and concatenated them. In the first part of the story, the protagonist learns to ...

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