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Assassinations during the christening in The Godfather

In the film Michael has the heads of the other four New York families assassinated. These include Barzini, Tattaglia, Cuneo and Stracci. In the novel, it is only Emilio Barzini and Philip Tattaglia ...
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Utopia realistic shootings

I am currently watching the British series Utopia and I a was curious if someone knew or could point to a reference on how do they make those ultra realistic shootings and deaths.
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107 views

Where did the money for the Others come from?

In Lost, the Others are doing a lot of things which are highly expensive: Fake passports, the running cost of the submarine and communication. Some of them might get salaries (e.g., Tom is seen in ...
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What's the song which plays at the end, just before the credits?

What's the song which plays at the end, just before the credits? I have searched for the OST. But couldn't find the song.
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1answer
350 views

Man gives girl metal sword then fights with wooden sword

I don't remember much other than there was a scene where a little girl had to run away, so one of her protectors started fighting some knights with a wooden sword, since he gave the girl his metal ...
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378 views

Does Mystique not age with time?

In X-Men: First class we see that Mystique (Raven) and Charles grow up together and at that point of time Mystique, Charles and Eric all are of same age group. But in X-Men: The last Stand, which ...
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355 views

What is the worst month to watch movies in United States?

First of all, this question is not about the influence of the critics in the media, it is about when (statistically) the good movies are released. While everyone has different types of tastes, "good" ...
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Is Fez's country ever revealed?

Is the country Fez is from ever revealed? I don't really remember any such mention on That '70s Show. Was there any comment by the creators?
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1answer
551 views

80s “TV Movie” set in WWII South East England where children are played by adult actors

I am looking for a movie which was made and based in South East England. It is set in Second World War and is about a bunch of kids (all played by adult actors common to TV at the time) messing ...
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492 views

Why does Professor X touch his head when using his abilties?

Both James McAvoy and Patrick Stewart touch their right temple when Professor X uses his telepathic ability. I can't think of another mutant who does something similar so what's the reason for this? ...
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216 views

Wheel of Fortune: Bankrupt and Mystery wedges [closed]

Has there ever been an episode of "Wheel of Fortune" in which none of the contestants landed on Bankrupt? Has there ever been an episode of "Wheel of Fortune" in which none of the contestants landed ...
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Whats the name of this 2000's action movie set in the U.K.?

I was with my friend while he was getting a tattoo in 2011, there was a movie playing in the background that I was able to watch some of and I've never found an info on the title. I only caught bits ...
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Why does S06E08 feature so many guest stars?

The It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia episode "The Gang Gets a New Member" (S06E08) features three significantly famous actors/comedians in guest roles, that being Jason Sudeikis as former group ...
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158 views

Gold hijacking movie from the 1990's

I remember watching in 1998 this movie about a gold hijacking operation set in rural towns (maybe in Alaska, Canada or the Northwestern US or another place possibly). Some terrorists who included one ...
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50 views

What do they remember happening on “that day?”

In the 2001 film 'The Others,' Anne keeps referring to "that day her mother went mad" which sort of tells the audience that she knows that they're all dead... but, she's just as shocked as Nicholas ...
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1answer
158 views

Does Jimmy have an Oedipal complex in Boardwalk Empire?

Spoiler Alert if you haven't seen the end of Season Two. So Jimmy and his mom have sex in a flashback scene. They were consenting adults but it was still incest. First question: who is breaking the ...
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236 views

The Strain Vampire Vigilante and Theory

Ever since we watched "For Services Rendered S1 ep 7" ; it is seen there exist a vigilante group of vampires. I have been waiting for more episodes that could shed some light into their background to ...
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1answer
358 views

80's Cartoon movie set in space with mining lasers as weapons

The main character was a young guy, a miner. The bad guy that ran the mining asteroid looks kinda like Darth Vader and he steals the main character's girlfriend, so the hero embarks on a mission to ...
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1answer
55 views

Few events that I failed to understand in The House That Bled to Death

In the Hammer House of Horror TV series episode The House That Bled to Death I did not understand why the girl Sophie killed his father? Also how the cat was killed, was there any ghost/sprit of the ...
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3answers
244 views

Who saved the open net goal against the matchup with the warriors?

In D3: The Mighty Ducks, the mighty ducks face off with the Edan Hall Warriors varsity team. The winner of this game gets to stay and the losers leave. As the final game is being played, the ducks are ...
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1answer
227 views

1980's ish movie, man kills wife and police send in substitute

A movie set in rural US. This is kind of the plot - the police chief in small town figures out a women has been murdered but husband tells him she is away. To catch him out they send in a "pretend" ...
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2answers
5k views

What is the history between Doug and Rachel?

I guess I missed the back story on Doug and Rachel in House of Cards. Why is he so involved with helping her?
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1answer
237 views

Could Crocodile Dundee have a Bowie knife in NY

When Mick Dundee first arrived in NY, he went for a walk carrying a Bowie knife on his belt. After a mounted policeman brought him back to his hotel, he gave Mick his knife back. After that scene, ...
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1answer
262 views

Is there a name for a dead character (both male and female) that appears more frequently than others in TV / movie scripts?

Scripts often employ device of a dead relative, to explain a characters motivation. In most cases, we never meet these characters, but they are named. For example, in Children of Men, Clive Owen and ...
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244 views

TV Series about kids/teen becoming heroes with the aid of a magic pencil

A group of Kids or Teenagers (unsure which they were as i was a kid back then (1990's) everyone older than me always looked the same) enter this abandoned house. inside they find all these different ...
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1answer
2k views

The Departed reference in How I Met Your Mother

In HIMYM, there's a continual reference to the movie Departed in the dialogue between Ted and Marshall, which goes like: "-Are you a cop? -I'm not a cop." You can watch the scene here, which is from ...
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2answers
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How did Jim's mom die?

In American Reunion (2012), we learn that Jim's mom is dead. Is there any info or clue in the movie about how she died?
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1answer
436 views

What dragged the Collector's servant towards the Infinity Stone?

During the Guardians of the Galaxy's visit at the Collector's he opens the mysterious orb and reveals the true nature of its content, being one of the Infinity Stones. But then suddenly his servant ...
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1answer
688 views

A Lynchian '90s Film About Small 1950s Midwestern Town With Kidnapping, Rape, Murder, And Suicide?

I do not mean it was a David Lynch film. It is not Blue Velvet. It is "Lynchian." Likely made in the early 1990s. American film, color, well made. Category: drama. Very creepy, slow, and Lynchian. ...
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1answer
693 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. ...
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1answer
88 views

Why couldn't Andrei sleep?

In Europa Report, why was Andrei sleep-deprived? Was it because he had failed to save James during the EVA accident?
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1answer
206 views

Horror movie late 70's or early 80's

I'm looking for a horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s. It was about a white blue eyed boy buried inside a house/castle, with a gold chain around his neck. He was killed by (probably) his own ...
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1answer
77 views

Recent Movie on Arthurian Legend

I watched a movie about a year ago that I believe was a recent release then. It was based on the Arthurian legend, Excalibur, etc. The movie was probably a B movie of some kind. I remember a few ...
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8answers
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Do “American” military movies generally profit outside of the US?

As an American, I enjoy watching movies based on the US and its military, and I want to know if these movies are popular outside of the US. I'm talking about movies of various genres that are based ...
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1answer
97 views

Why don't more cops recognise the identity of the Man on a Ledge?

At the start of the movie Man on a Ledge, Nick Cassidy goes to some lengths to make it hard for the police to discover his identity by using a false credit card and wiping his prints from the hotel ...
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1answer
97 views

Series or movie where woman is shot by her father

It was about a woman named Justine. She was a cop and her dad was a murderer. The movie ends when she gets shot in the woods by her father.
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1answer
220 views

What is this assassin movie?

So, I hate identify-this-X questions. A lot. And now I have one of my own. I know there was an young male assassin and an older woman. She was his girlfriend, I think. Sort of May-December. There was ...
2
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1answer
198 views

What is the relationship between Betty and Gilbert and how is her husband involved?

In What's Eating Gilbert Grape, What exactly is the relationship between Betty Carver and Gilbert Grape, and how does her husband, Ken Carver, feel about it? It was obvious at the beginning of the ...
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2answers
352 views

Is Peter Venkman from ghostbusters a narcissist?

In Ghostbusters I scientist Peter Venkman (Bill Murray) has a very interesting personality, he is always flirting with female clients and is more laid back it seems than the other Ghostbusters. While ...
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1answer
83 views

Why did Nancy injure her face?

Right before Nancy goes after Senator Roark in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, she injures her face with a piece of broken mirror. Why does she cut her face like that?
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1answer
106 views

HIMYM Episode where Marshall starts to get attracted to his co-worker?

What is the How I Met Your Mother episode where Marshall starts to get attracted to his co-worker because he's been with her for a very long time?
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1answer
327 views

Prisoners given dark glasses at the end so the sun wouldn't hurt their eyes

There was an English-language movie that I saw on TV in the 70's or 80's. I don't know how old it was but it seemed to have been made somewhere between 1965 and 1980. The only element I remember is ...
8
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1answer
258 views

Why do the other families not retaliate near the end of The Godfather?

I've just came out from below the rock I've been living under, and as such I watched The Godfather. What a masterpiece! The entire movie made complete sense and I found it extremely well scripted. ...
2
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1answer
160 views

Wife of a rich man haunted by an undertaker who looks like her dead mother

A woman married to a rich man is haunted by an undertaker [probably shown to be 2 undertakers (twins) later]; they look like her dead mother. The woman kills the undertaker with a cross-shaped knife ...
2
votes
2answers
599 views

Is the tank scene in the A-Team physically possible?

The scene where the A-Team are in the tank and its falling from the air, they fire the canon and it stops from falling for a moment before falling again. Is this possible from a Physics point of view? ...
2
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1answer
50 views

Who was shown on the TV towards the end of the movie?

Near the end of Good Night, and Good Luck., when Ed and Fred are leaving William Paley's office after he cut down their show, they walk past a TV screen (on which the camera focusses before cutting to ...
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2answers
456 views

How did Walt earn 70 M+ USD?

I have just finished watching Breaking Bad, and I am wondering how Walt earned 70 M usd (8 barrels) since most he earned was 7 M per year with Gustavo (I remember his wife calculated it per year, he ...
1
vote
1answer
187 views

Story of Vincent in Collateral (2004 film)

I just watched the movie Collateral. I understand about everyone's role in the movie but I don't know what motivates Vincent to kill the 5 people. What is/are the reason(s) behind this? Is there any ...
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1answer
317 views

Young girl with scars on face

I believe it features Susan Ward. The story is that of a young girl with scars or burns on her face. She meets a young lad. He takes interest and sets her up for a robbery, but she's caught and goes ...
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2answers
3k views

Did anyone ever actually take home the goat from “Let's Make A Deal”?

After reading today's XKCD, I've actually become curious. Is there any record of a contestant actually wanting to go home with the goat (or other Zonk!) on Let's Make a Deal?

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