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1998-2010 movie about girl with monster mouth

Movie was around the '98-'10 era and was probably a B-movie. The first scene showed the titular female character being dragged in a forest about to be killed, when a man steps in and kills the ...
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1answer
226 views

People in a mansion play games to win money

I watched it when I was little, around 2007 or so. I know it was a group of people that were sent to a mansion and play games to win money. One girl was sent home but the guy that was on the road ...
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79 views

Engineering related TV show (Probably British) aired around 2006-07?

Note: It's not Discovery Channel's "The Big Brain Theory (2013)" Or the "Rough Science". Both shows sound pretty similar. The show I'm talking about was aired around 2006-07 (but I'm not sure) I'm ...
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1answer
1k views

The Seven Horcruxes of Voldemort

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, after destroying the locket Ron mentions that there are three more to go. But there were seven horcruxes. One of them, the book, was destroyed earlier ...
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10answers
10k views

What is the purpose or message behind the dog figurine that Bond receives?

When Bond is given the porcelain bulldog figurine at the end of Skyfall, he smiles as if he understands the meaning of this figurine. During the movie, we can see the camera focusing on that figurine ...
2
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1answer
195 views

How did Pam become the office administrator?

In episode two of the seventh season, Pam tricks Gabe into believing she was promoted to office administrator previous to Dunder Mifflin's acquisition. Gabe suspects she's lying and confronts her, but ...
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126 views

WW2 sci-fi alien film from BBC

This is quite a tough one, as I believe this movie was made by the BBC, and so it would have been fairly lowish budget and not popular outside of the U.K. All that I can remember about it is various ...
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0answers
340 views

In Skyfall, what is the significance of M's post-mortem gift of a porcelain pug to Bond? [duplicate]

At the end of Skyfall, M wills an ugly porcelain pug to James Bond. When it is suggested to Bond that it was M's way of telling him to take a desk job, Bond affirms that it was just the opposite. ...
2
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1answer
109 views

Horror TV show from 80s or early 90s - man buys balding hair spray from infomercial

80's or early 90's, definitely not later. A man is watching an infomercial on TV for the dark hair spray that covers bald spots. He receives it in the mail and accidentally sprays some in his mouth, ...
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6answers
11k views

Meaning of the line “I'm not a psychopath, I'm a highly functioning sociopath”

What does Sherlock mean exactly when he says "I'm not a psychopath, I'm a highly functioning sociopath"? What is the meaning of this line ?
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229 views

Was the TARDIS an inspiration for the time-traveling phone booth?

The 1989 film Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure features a pair of dim-witted teenagers traveling through time to retrieve historical figures to make an oral presentation for their history class. ...
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175 views

Recent movie (past ~2 years) involving girl falling in love with singer and scene with flying car

Within the past year (maybe two) I saw a trailer for a movie which was eventually released (this was at a Cineplex theatre). From what I remember, the movie was about a girl (~18 years old?) living ...
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0answers
49 views

From where did Diego get the money to get Aska back from guards in Twice Born?

In "Twice Born" Diego goes back to Bosnia to free Aska from the enemy soldiers who where keeping her as a sex slave. After gaining the guards' trust by shooting their pictures and joining them, he ...
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4answers
13k views

Do I need to watch all James Bond movies starring Daniel Craig before watching Skyfall to understand the plot and characters?

Do I need to watch the James Bond movies starring Daniel Craig (Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace) before watching Skyfall to understand the plot and characters?
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0answers
74 views

I want to find a movie about people that get into dreams [duplicate]

When I was about 10 years old I saw a home recorded VHS tape with one movie that was overriden on the end, but I remember it was about a world where people could enter inside each other dreams and ...
2
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1answer
827 views

TV show from the late 80s, early 90s about guy who dies and goes back in time to watch over family

I vaguely remember watching a TV show some 20-odd years ago, but remember only a few details from the pilot episode: This guy dies, and is told he has to go back in time to watch over some teenager. ...
2
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2answers
214 views

Did Walt really take Tuco by fear when blew up his office?

In the Breaking Bad series, Walter White goes to Tuco's office to get revenge/deliver a message by causing an explosion. I could never understand: Did Tuco actually consider Walter White to be ...
3
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1answer
3k views

What was Captain Phillips trying to say?

During Captain Phillips's hostage-taking aboard the lifeboat there is one incident (or one of many in fact) when the situation with the Navy and aboard the lifeboat is escalating a bit (I think after ...
2
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0answers
82 views

Is 8th mile about Eminem himself? [duplicate]

In the end of the 8 mile when Eminem tells his friend that he is going to "do his own thing", what exactly does he mean? Do those words imply he will try to pursue his rap career and go to California, ...
5
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1answer
495 views

Changes in the Back To The Future screenplay?

When I first saw Back To The Future II, as a kid of 15, I didn't realise that Crispin Glover (Michael J. Fox's father George McFly) was not present in the movie but had been replaced by a "double" ...
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135 views

Man kidnap children and raise them as animals

I can't remember the name of this horror movie, and it's been bugging me for a while now. I think it had the number 14 in it's title, not completely sure though. It's basically about this crazy man ...
8
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7answers
3k views

Why didn't Harry himself drink Polyjuice Potion instead of all others in Deathly Hallows Part 1?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, it is shown that members of the Order of Phoenix come to rescue Harry from his house at Privet Drive. There, they all drink Polyjuice Potion and assume ...
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2answers
926 views

What is the history of the Deathly Hallows?

In Harry potter, there are three Deathly Hallows, The Elder wand, Invisibility cloak and Resurrection stone. Now we know the story behind that, how the three Peverell brothers got them from Death ...
3
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1answer
839 views

Why do most doors never get closed?

In almost every movie or TV episode when a door is opened, the character doesn't bother to shut the door after passing through. Why? Would it kill the flow of the story?
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2k views

Why Does Mike Dislike Walt, But Not Gus?

Mike clearly doesn't like Walt. He's upset that Walt was unwilling to just 'know his place', cook meth, and make as much money as he wanted. Is it ever explained why Mike doesn't feel the same way ...
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1answer
138 views

Year on Linda McFly's sweatshirt

I seem to remember that Linda McFly's sweatshirt (in the vacation photo) sometimes says 1984 and sometimes another year (1991?). I don't have a screencap and I can't find anything about it online. Is ...
2
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1answer
149 views

Is there a website with stats on male versus female leading roles in movies?

In Hollywood, are there more main roles for male actors than female (actresses)? Are there generally more roles for male actors than female (not just leading ones)? It probably depends on the genre. ...
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1answer
1k views

What was the nature of Dobby the Elf?

Dobby appeared frequently in the Harry Potter series and after rescuing Harry and friends. But in there he mentions that he is a free elf. If so, why does he save and follow Harry? Who exactly ...
5
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4answers
2k views

Why was Voldemort unaware that Harry was also a horcrux?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part II, when Voldemort tries to kill Harry Potter, he unintentionally kills his own horcrux. My question is why didn't he know that Harry was also a horcrux? ...
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3answers
330 views

Name of that 70's-80's movie where young people in power that killed old people

I would like to have the name of a movie where young people take control of US and decided that as soon as you are older you not worth anything thus they kill them or sent somewhere. I remember that ...
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1answer
157 views

Kids movie from early 2000's revolving around magic

I've been trying to think of this movie for a long time. It's a kids' movie from the early 2000s that I believe revolved around magic. I remember the kids getting trapped inside this house that's ...
6
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1answer
786 views

Why was Hermione a witch?

Both of Hermione's parents were muggles but she was a witch. I just finished Half blood prince but there is no explanation about this yet. What is the criterion to be born a witch/wizard? Isn't it ...
3
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1answer
71 views

Were they trying to kill off Klinger?

In the two parter 'Fade out, fade in' in MASH we see that Klinger enlists the services of a 'lawyer' to get him a section 8. Although this fails, out of universe, was this an attempt, at least ...
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1answer
127 views

Why are some principal characters missing from some TV episodes?

Why are some principal characters missing from some TV episodes? What's even more difficult to understand is when they're even included in a few minutes of the episode, and then they are written out ...
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2answers
162 views

What is the longest time elapsed before a show got renewed while preserving main cast?

On the note of the Twin Peak's renewal rumor after nearly 25 years of inactivity (since last episode in 1991), what is the longest time elapsed before a show got renewed while preserving the main ...
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3answers
7k views

Which characters in Game Of Thrones have a Valyrian Steel sword?

In Game of Thrones, a Valyrian steel sword is one of the most popular things in weaponry. I can only remember Jon Snow and Brienne of Tarth possessing a Valyrian steel sword. Are there other ...
3
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1answer
274 views

Sci-fi movie with a giant spaceship (or something) used like Noah’s Ark

I watched this movie some years ago and only remember a scene in particular, near the final, when many animals (or creatures?) are on a conveyor belt and are going into a great spaceship. The scene ...
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3answers
2k views

Is there any real-world “science” behind R2-D2’s computer interfacing arm?

I read the news today about R2-D2 and was fascinated by the robotic arm it had. There’s actually a wikia page for it (SCOMP link) but doesn’t explain much of how it theoretically works. It’s also a ...
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1answer
209 views

Why did Ilsa Faust wait for high pitch?

In the opera Turandot which is held in Vienna in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Ilsa Faust was going to kill Chancellor with a gunshot. My question is, why did she decide to shoot on the high ...
2
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1answer
100 views

Bond film where Bond and the Bond girl cuddle up seen in infra red

Title says it all really, I'm trying to find the scene where bond and the bond girl are cuddling up seen in infra-red. I believe they're in a boat and I think it's an end scene, but I've tried to ...
5
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1answer
113 views

Space-themed movie about protagonists on a small ship

I can only remember bits and pieces of this film, the info I'm giving may or may appear in that order but here it goes: takes place in space (probably in the future) very huge space ships which are ...
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3answers
5k views

How and Why are the Avengers already assembled at the beginning of Age of Ultron?

There is no mention of Avengers coming together. No mention of anyone calling them together. They don't gel really well, I suppose. How come Dr. Banner, Tony Stark and Thor (most importantly, Thor) ...
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0answers
24 views

How can I download the transcript (subtitles on a page) of a movie? [duplicate]

Specifically I would like to the see the Arabic script for the Disney movie Frozen. I do not need the script text with the actions of characters written down just the actual words being said by the ...
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3answers
3k views

Why is J the only person who remembers K?

I just saw Men in Black 3 yesterday and it seems like they have a very half baked theory to the entire time travel plot. Why can only Agent J remember K correctly? As in - why can only he remember ...
5
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1answer
537 views

Why wasn't Twin Peaks renewed in the 90's?

After hearing the news of Twin Peaks' possible renewal I wondered, why wasn't it renewed in the 90's? As far as I remember, the show ended quite abruptly without a good closing.
5
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1answer
235 views

How realistic was the air traffic control mistake by Jane's father?

I still do not understand this part of Breaking Bad and really hope it was exaggerated. When Jane's father, heavily disturbed by loss of his daughter makes a deadly mistake while guiding air traffic, ...
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5answers
6k views

How did the Court prosecute Col. Jessup in A Few Good Men

Here is an iconic dialogue from the movie "A Few Good Men" Lt. Kafee: Did you order the CODE RED? Col. Jessup: YOU GODDAMN RIGHT I DID! My question is whether the evidence against Colonel ...
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1answer
97 views

Possible 80s comedy/sitcom in English

I've been trying to find our what movie this clip is from: It looks like a clip from the 80s. Could be older though. The language was English, but the clip has been ...
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1answer
221 views

Movie about a old guy who's an assassin/hitman with glasses and silenced pistol

Basically I remember there being an old guy with glasses and having a silenced pistol. He's an assassin/hitman who in an apartment building kills a bunch of guys, one of the kills he hears him and ...
4
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2answers
1k views

What happened to the child of Professor Remus Lupin and Tonks?

I can't remember what happened to the child of Professor Remus Lupin and Tonks after they both died in the battle at the end of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2. Did Harry take care of ...

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