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Can you really infuse someone with a coconut?

In the movie "Who Am I" starring Jackie Chan we see a character giving someone an coconut infusion after they've suffered blood loss. Does this really work?
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111 views

Movie about a school massacre and hostage situation

First: This is not Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine". The movie starts with a blond boy who wrote a letter to his mother that explains his insane thing and asks her to forgive him. He exits the ...
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Why does Leonard on The Big Bang Theory always wear socks when he goes to bed with Penny?

Leonard always wears socks when he goes to bed with Penny. This seems pretty weird to me. Is there any specific reason why he does this?
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What is this movie about a crime author's murder?

Two men are alone together in a house. At least one is a fiction author (perhaps they both are, but I do not remember). One man, the older man, lives in this house, and he owns many strange artifacts, ...
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Why did Deborah start a relationship with Bailey?

At the end of Once Upon a Time in America, when Noodles visits Deborah and asks her about Senator Bailey (who later turns out to be Max), she first denies to know him but shortly after we learn that ...
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Questions about skiing scene in “On her majesty's secret service”

While watching the hunting scene down from the hotel on skis in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" I was wondering why (and if) they are going quite slow. If I had the same hill while on skis (and ...
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Why does Obi-Wan say that he'll become more powerful if Vader kills him?

When Obi-Wan fights Darth Vader in Episode IV: A New Hope, he says: You can't win, Vader. If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine. What does he mean ...
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Why don't they show subtitles for the Spanish dialogue?

I am a huge fan of Breaking Bad and I am currently watching season 3. One thing that I have noticed is that there are several scenes where characters speak in Spanish - some of these scenes are quite ...
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Why did the man-next-door attempt to kill the family-next-door?

In the movie Dream House, near the end its revealed that: Its actually the man-next-door (Ann's husband and Chloe's father) who kills the Ward's wife and two daughters. We are shown that he is ...
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How does Kate Macer identify Ted has been sent to kill her in Sicario?

In Sicario Reggie introduces Ted as a cop to Kate Macer (Emily Blunt). After having some drink and dancing, they become intimate, and then Ted brings out this band from his pocket. Looking at this ...
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The Usual Suspects - Truth in Verbal Kint's Story

Verbal Kint (aka Keyser Soze?!) narrates 'the story' of what happened after their police lineup, few weeks back, that ultimately leads up to the finale at the ship. Verbal uses a lot of information ...
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When did Joey become an idiot?

Joey from Friends never started out an idiot. He started as a smart guy giving normal advice but at some point, the writers decided to change his personality. Can we pinpoint the exact episode when ...
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Why is Cooper Station orbiting Saturn? [closed]

Spoilers ahead The last 20 minutes of Interstellar are as confusing as confusion gets. I would like to state my interpretation and put the question then. My Understanding: Based on a blog post I ...
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In Star Wars, why didn't all the Jedi use the double lightsaber like Darth Maul?

This question always kept coming to my mind. Why don't they use double light saber to their advantage ?
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65 views

What surrealistic 20s movie is mentioned in Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris

What surrealistic 20s movie is mentioned in Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris? It was something like a main character says to one of 3 surrealists (not Salvador Dalí but one of his collegaues) that he ...
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Why was the Force Ghost scene altered in the 2004 DVD version of Return of the Jedi?

In the 2004 DVD edition of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Sebastian Shaw is replaced by Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker's Force Ghost. But why? The other Force Ghosts appear to be ...
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Why hasn't Scarlett Johansson performed either of her Oscar-nominated songs at the Oscars?

This might be too tangential for the Movies Stack Exchange, but I think it's an interesting question. Scarlett Johansson is a singer as well as an actress. She's made two albums and been nominated for ...
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432 views

Who is the father of Darth Vader?

In 'The Phantom Menace', Anakin's mother says: There was no father. I carried him, I gave birth to him. I can't explain what happened. So who was his father? Was it Darth Plagueis; because ...
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Outcome of relationship at the end of 'Blue Valentine'

At the end of the movie 'Blue Valentine', as 'Dean' walked away from the home and sending their daughter back to 'Cindy' mean that they separate (divorce or something)? Or does it mean anything else ...
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What is the right age for starting a training for Jedi?

In the original Star Wars trilogy, Luke was said to be too old for Jedi training. Similarly the Jedi council says Anakin to be too old for training in the prequel trilogy and we do see kids getting ...
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162 views

How are Lightsabers created in Star Wars?

Can anyone please explain how lightsabers are created in the Star Wars universe or is does it occur magically? Also when someone is training to be a Jedi, how and when will he receive or procure his ...
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1answer
111 views

How can one tell the country of origin of a movie?

I recently watched the movie Beasts of no Nation and most of the characters and location were all Ghanaian -- but I kind of think that is not enough to qualify the movie as Ghanaian. How can one ...
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Why is fear running the mind of riley's mother and anger running the mind of riley's father? [duplicate]

Why is fear running the mind of Riley's mother and anger running the mind of Riley's father? Is the idea a stereotype or did the creators talk about this, why in this very instance the emotions are ...
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590 views

How “directed” were the activities filmed in Disney's Monkey Kingdom?

While watching the plot of Monkey Kingdom unfold, I became very curious about just how directed many of the scenes were. This is perhaps a slightly broad question, but I think it's still a good one. ...
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378 views

Why is Cinderella called Ella in “Once Upon a Time”?

In Once Upon a Time, characters' names were kept as they are in the fairy world from Prince Charming to Rumpelstiltskin. But why is Cinderella called by the name of "Ella" by all the characters?
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Why was the gostface mask changed in the TV series?

Why has the Father Death mask of Ghostface been changed in the TV series Scream. What is the reason for this change? The older one seemed to be more popular and loved, while the newer one seems less ...
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1answer
162 views

3 guys talk about a movie near a body of water

I've watched only a snippet of movie where 3 guys meet outside, near a lake/sea. Then one other young guy meets them, after saying hello to his girlfriend. The three guys are an old man with white ...
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When did Carroll get out of the transport?

In the episode "Let Me Go" (S01E07) of The Following, Joe Carroll escapes from prison but Ryan Hardy seemingly witnessed him being strapped into the transport. Later, Hardy realizes that there was ...
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854 views

Is Penny an alcoholic?

I'm struggling to recall a scene in The Big Bang Theory where Penny isn't drinking, getting ready to drink or making a crack about needing a drink (usually in order to make some interminable event go ...
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0answers
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Did Tony deceive Aldrich Killian into thinking that Mark 42 malfunctioned?

This is from the final battle scene in Iron man 3. My question is: Did Tony's Mark 42 really malfunction or did he use that as a pretext to get Killian's attention (he even stalls him by talking about ...
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130 views

Looking for a film similar to Groundhog Day with a woman reliving her wedding day over and over until she marries her fiance's brother instead

This is about a lady who is marrying a guy who she realises she doesn't really love and she ends up meeting a stranger while taking a walk in the woods near the cabin where she is due to get married ...
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How did the watch do what it did?

In Interstellar, after young Murph places the watch on the bookshelf in her bedroom, her father - in the same bedroom but from another dimension - moved the second hand and recorded data in a Morse-...
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3answers
812 views

Is there any term for the following subgenres of horror movies?

Horror movies can be basically divided into two broad categories: Where the 'villain' is a supernatural being. As in Exorcist, Conjuring etc.. Where the 'villain' is a human, usually a serial killer....
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60 views

Prince of Persia: Based on Movie or Game

When I watched Prince of Persia, it really seemed I was playing a video game. The Game was released before the movie was. The question was: Was the movie based off the video game, or was video game ...
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Is the story of the Prince of Persia movie purely based on the titular video game?

I heard that Prince of Persia: The sands of time movie was based on the Prince of Persia: The sands of time video game. However in the wiki article it is said: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time ...
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126 views

Late 80s early 90s teen adventure movie

This is a non animated movie from late 80s - early 90s. The only scene I remember is (most likely) the ending of the movie. A gang of kids, various ages (10 to 18), in a war plane that they somehow ...
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134 views

Scary 80s kids show with glowing stones and slimy monsters

In the dark recesses of my memory, I can just remember a show on in the 80s (don't know if it was made earlier than that) - literally all I remember is a couple of kids who had these glowing stones/...
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8answers
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Why did the train need to keep moving?

Presumably, the Snowpiercer drove in a circular pattern since it had been running for 17 years prior to the events in the movie. At one point, the creepy woman with glasses who seemed to be at least ...
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1answer
275 views

Is this body in “Jessica Jones” a character in “Daredevil”?

In "Jessica Jones" episode 11 AKA I've Got the Blues Jessica and Trish search for the body of an old man. In the first morgue they visit the morgue technician says: Weird thing. He got hit by a ...
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1answer
523 views

Woman goes after serial killer who may have killed her sister

I'm looking to find a film I watched in the late 90's possibly early 00's. A woman goes in hunt of a serial killer. I think he may have killed her sister. It turns out that she has no leads what so ...
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3answers
322 views

What does Leonard Hofstadter do at Caltech?

I have seen all the seasons of The Big Bang Theory but one thing that's bothering me was what Leonard really does at the California Institute of Technology. Is he a teacher or doing a research which ...
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2answers
276 views

Movie where older guitar player assesses that younger guitar player needs more soul

I've never seen the movie I'm asking about... but someone showed me a clip from it a few years ago. I thought it would be easy to re-find, but keyword searches regarding guitars and producers didn't ...
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6answers
7k views

At which dream level did Inception end?

In the ending of Inception, there is some doubt that Cobb is in real world. But if he is not in real world then at which level of the dream is he? Starting at the presumed 'real world' as the first ...
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0answers
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German Crime-Thriller with Showdown of Poisoned Schnapps on a Rotating Board

This is a made-for-TV German crime thriller, which I watched on German TV, possibly on one of the public channels, in the early 2000s (before 2008). I believe it was then a recent movie, if it was a ...
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6answers
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Who created the Tet?

In Oblivion, the Tet arrived, destroyed the moon then made a cover up story that humans had fled to Titan, and it was itself a human launch pad. But in reality the Tet was an autonomously functioning ...
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2answers
3k views

Use Force Lightning can Yoda?

In Star Wars Episode II, battling with Count Dooku Yoda was. Force Lightning against Yoda Dooku uses. The lightning from affecting him Yoda stops. Then Force Lightning back at Count Dooku he uses. ...
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1answer
264 views

Horror movie about a man seduced by a girl and finds out that she had gills

I'm looking for a horror movie but am unable to remember much of it at all other than a couple scenes. No actors or date but it's a horror for sure made more than 5 years ago at least! One scene ...
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2answers
19k views

Why did Alma Dray ask about Lionel Shrike?

In Now You See Me Alma Dray is reading about the most famous magicians in history. She mentions Lionel Shrike's tree in the card trick to Dylan Rhodes. We later discover that Is it just a massive ...
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1answer
348 views

Why should one not share his or her totem?

In the movie Inception, why didn't Arthur allow Ariadne to see his totem, which was a loaded die?
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67 views

Help identify movie where woman is dragged through street by motorbike

I remember seeing this scene, where the woman's handbag is grabbed by a guy on a motorbike but the bag is attached via a chain or something to her wrist. She is then dragged through the street. I ...

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