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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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Kids getting caught up in a war

I saw a movie a few years ago, where some kids were fooling around in the desert, and then suddenly weird things happen that suggest a war starting, or some kind of foreign occupation taking place. I ...
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Why is Nebraska shot in black & white?

Why is the movie Nebraska shot in black & white? What theme does it resemble in this movie?
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What is the movie term for only seeing what is on camera?

This may be a duplicate, since I don't know what this is actually called. I just watched the James Bond movie GoldenEye and the final scene (almost) of the movie prompted this question. James and ...
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What are all the background soundtracks use in Just For Laughs Gags?

I want a list of all the famous soundtracks that are used as background scores in the TV show Just For Laughs Gags I found a list but I guess it's missing some of the popular tracks (like Flight of ...
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Pepper's comment about Latin

In Iron Man 2, Pepper and Tony are discussing Natalie and there's a discussion about Latin. Pepper explains that you can read Latin but you can't speak it? I thought Latin was commonly spoken in ...
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Movie with blond woman possibly selling drugs, ODs

Sure it's from the UK 2000s but can only remember 1 scene. Sexy youngish blonde women with possibly russian accent, make up and big hoop earring sitting at a bar and a guy comes in (undercover cop) ...
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Who's the burnt guy brought in?

In the last scenes of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, after bucky pulls Capt Rogers from the water, and sets him aside, he walks away. several minutes later, we see paramedics, bring in a guy, ...
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Can Product Placement in Movies break the 4th Wall?

Alrighty. I noticed when watching Red Planet the other day, that there is advertising on the suits worn by the ground crew that travels to the Martian Surface... In that shot, you can see Toshiba, ...
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Why does nobody but Daenerys call themselves King (or Queen) of the Rhoynar?

In the A Song of Ice and Fire series, everyone who claims to be the rightful heir to the Iron throne uses the following title: [King or Queen] of the Andals, the Rhoynar and the First Men, Lord of ...
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Who's this actor?

Having no clue where to go, all I know is that this actor might have played sci-fi roles, but then again, I'm clueless to who he is.
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591 views

The Matrix vs. eXistenZ: how did they influence each other?

It cannot have happenend by sheer coincidence that in the first quarter of 1999 two tightly related movie pictures were released - the Wachowski brother's The Matrix and David Cronenberg's eXistenZ - ...
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How did Cheng get away from the Americans and the Chinese?

In S06E24- 5am to 6am of 24, after Philip Bauer's failed plan to sell a Russian nuclear circuitboard to China ends in his fiery doom and the capture of Cheng, we see him bloodies and burned back at ...
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Did Neil Marshall deliberately reference The Matrix in Dog Soldiers?

In the film Dog Soldiers by Neil Marshall, the following dialogue occurs between two characters: Where is Spoon? There is no Spoon The Spoon referenced in the dialogue was one of the ...
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A movie with giant lampreys (snake-like sea creatures) attacking a boat

I'm trying to remember the name of a (somewhat horror) movie in which some people get somehow stranded in a boat , and as usuall, things go wrong. The main plot is that some giant lampreys ...
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Name of a Black-and-white Cold War spy comedy taking place in UK

At least 10 years ago I saw this movie on TV. The action took place in England during Cold War. I vaguely remember that the movie wasn't British, but French (though I can be wrong here). As you can ...
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Movie with robot kid and parents who abandon him

In this movie the kid is a robot that the parents adopt and then abandon. He has blonde hair and also in on of the scenes they go to this abandoned city where most of it is under water. Does anyone ...
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Who fired the shot and what is the symbolism in firing shot right next to Lucas at the end of the movie?

At the end of The Hunt (orig.: Jagten), during the deer hunt, there’s a shot fired right next to Lucas (deliberately missing the shot). Who fired the shot? Is it Theo's son? What is the meaning of ...
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167 views

Messed up movie about 3 or 4 teenage kids who get picked on in school

I'm trying to remember the name of this movie but I can't.In the movie on of the characters is a fat kid who's dad beats him while another kid is a genius who drops acid all the time and his parents ...
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Why can't the two guys in Snatch use their replica pistols which they previously tested successfully?

In Snatch there's this well known scene where Vince and Solomon come to Bullet Tooth Tony and hold him at gunpoint and Tony immediately spots the replica inscription on the pistol side and says they ...
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333 views

President sacrificed to kill the alien but failed?

At first, I'm not native English speaker and I don't have many friends from outside countries. Scene: *"The president (or someone similar, vice president, maybe...) was about going to sacrificed ...
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How does Cohagen track Quaid after the bug is removed?

After watching both Total Recall versions back to back I was struck by by a very similar anomaly. In both movies Quaid starts out bugged so Cohagen's people can track him (in the Arnie version he ...
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Why did James Moriarty decide to end it this way?

At the end of Sherlock S02E03 it simply doesn't make sense for me that James Moriarty killed himself. I mean, for me there is nothing greater than life, so why would he kill himself? I understand ...
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Scene with Bruce Willis and a remote controlled machine gun

In a specific scene in the movie, Bruce Willis is a killer who is dressed as a police man. He is sitting along with a parked car which has a remote controlled machine gun. The remote of that gun is in ...
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Aliens secretly living among people on Earth

A movie from 1995-2000 in English, possibly US. I remember a scene from the movie. A family (or a person, I don't remember exactly) is sleeping in their car and there is a video camera recording that ...
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373 views

What were the motivations behind the murder?

Why would Olenna want to poison king Joffrey in Game of Thrones season 4 before the marriage was consummated?
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249 views

Drama romance with a little boy and girl

Boy goes to the forest to find a missing item belonging to the girl (I don't remember exactly, maybe it was a ring) and he dies because of a bee attack. Do you know this movie?
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Castle's poker buddies: Who's the lady?

In S01E01 of Castle, Rick is playing poker with other (real life) authors: Going by Wikia, the guy with the glasses is James Patterson. The chap on the right is Stephen J. Cannell (and the one with ...
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Why does Ron Swanson work at the Parks Department?

For me, it not really clear why Ron Swanson is working at the Parks Department: Ron hates the government. Ron has a lot of money. (He mentions several times that he has buried gold.) He doesn't like ...
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237 views

Does How to Train Your Dragon TV series follow on from the movie and build up to the new movie?

Having not watched all of the TV series on the cartoon network, does the TV series follow on from the events of the first How to Train Your Dragon movie, and build up towards the plot of the new How ...
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What was John Doe's backstory in the eponymous TV series?

The show John Doe from 2002/2003 was cancelled before we found out who John was or where he came from. Does anyone know more about that? John was such an interesting character -- had amnesia, could ...
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477 views

Was Raoul Silva M's son?

According to this article about Skyfall, Raoul Silva is M's son and that is why he hates her so much. Suddenly, it all made sense. Silva, thought to be in Hong Kong, was M’s son -- adopted, ...
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390 views

Is Hulk in The Avengers the same Hulk from The Increddible Hulk?

In The Avengers there is a new actor for Hulk. Should we still use The Incredible Hulk as a prequel to that? Or is Hulk rebooted again in The Avengers?
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Does Ofelia imagine drawing doors in Pan's Labyrinth?

Ofelia is drawing at least three doors during Pan's Labyrinth. The last one is her way of escaping from her locked room. The first two doors could be imagined, but the last one? Escape from a locked ...
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Season ending of Jericho

At the end of season 2 of Jericho (last season before it got shut down) are we as viewers meant to assume that hawkins is alive or dead? He was shot pretty badly and was bleeding for atleast 2 hours ...
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What's the deal with John From Cincinnati?

HBO had a series in 2007 called John From Cincinnati. It was weird and surreal. The main character (John) seemed to know nothing at the start, like a baby, and just mimicked people. He also had ...
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110 views

TV show where main character can only see black and white

There was an interesting network TV show in the USA in the last ten years. It was canceled during or after its first season. It had something to do with law enforcement. The main character (possibly ...
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Son enters a competition for opening and closing doors

I watched it around the turn of the millennium and it was fairly new then. Classed as world cinema, possibly eastern European, black humour/drama, about a young boy entered into a door opening and ...
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Space-opera movie with Galactica-like ship and battles, ending with final battle/ambush on earth orbit?

I estimate movie to be from 1985-1995. It had strong (old)BSG aura. I am almost sure its original language was English (I encountered it in dubbing). I remember it as having quite good special effects ...
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726 views

Robbery movie where thieves are trying to keep the police out of the crime scene?

What's the title of a robbery movie, where thieves are trying to keep the police out of the robbery site by giving them some calls about various things, like for example bomb in the park? I don't ...
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A.I. dies and makes all phones on Earth ring in unison at the end

Can you help me identify the movie where a computer, an artificial intelligence, dies and makes all phones on Earth ring in unison at the end? Here's a list of memories I have from this movie: ...
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In Hustle, why do they have rules for the long con but not the short con?

In the TV show Hustle, they have certain rules, including: You can’t cheat an honest man Always give the mark an out They also often claim that they aren't thieves, and they only take money from ...
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How was the whipping scene accomplished in Django Unchained?

In Django Unchained right after the 'I like the way you die boy' scene Django is whipping one of the Brittle brothers. When you watch the scene carefully we can clearly see that the whip is hitting ...
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What mass is a 'teenth?

What is the mass of a 'teenth? Many characters in Breaking Bad use this term when referring to a small bag of crystal meth (which at one point, when Jesse is buying from the guys that arranged for ...
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1answer
55 views

At the beginning of True Blood who knows about Sookie's abilities?

I've just watched the first episode of True Blood and I'm a little confused about how many people know that Sookie can read their thoughts. There's a scene with Jason where he becomes frustrated that ...
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80's or early 90's futuristic/apocalyptic movie where girl doesn't know she is an android

I think it must be an 80's or early 90's film. I saw it on TV once or twice but never caught the name. All I remember is: It's set in a futuristic post apocalyptic setting. There's a girl about 20ish ...
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Becoming aware of our own mortality [duplicate]

Could you point me good movies with the theme: becoming aware of our own mortality? Some examples would be: - Moon (2009) - Into the Wild
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Why does Cage visit the camp after the Omega is dead?

At the end of Edge of Tomorrow, if the Omega is killed and the war won, why does Cage go to the camp to meet Rita? Is he not in the camp only because he was arrested?
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Man who answers a ringing payphone is told about a imminent nuclear attack on North America

Midnight, small diner in a large city, possibly Chicago or New York, an adult male sits and drinks his coffee. A couple others in coffee shop going about their business. He pays for his coffee and ...
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What city is Sin City based on, if any?

I know Sin City is fictional, but so are Gotham City and Metropolis, both of which are obviously New York City (one of the DC writers, I forget who, once said Gotham City is New York by night while ...

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