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Getting a movie's gross revenue trend

I am new to this site, so not sure if this kind of question will be considered as on topic or not. But here goes Is there a way to get a movie's revenue trend since it is released (either worldwide ...
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Captain on his motorcycle got a speed-ticket

This one will be tough. I'm looking for a U.S. movie. I don't remember when it came out. But cell-phones and automatic speed camera where not really a thing at this time (see below). So roughly ...
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What is the content of the one un-opened package in “Castaway”?

I know that the package sympolizes the hope for Tom Hank's character to not give up and to give him a "mission": to survive and deliver the package. But I read somewhere (in a behind the scene ...
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What Bill Murray movie is on TV in “Lost in Translation”?

While zapping through Japanese TV channels in Lost in Translation, Bob Harris (Bill Murray) comes across a movie or TV show featuring himself. It doesn't appear to have been made for the movie, as ...
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How did Klorel and Apophis escape their ships alive?

In season 2, episode 1 of Stargate, The Serpent's Lair, SG1 blow up two Goa'uld ships belonging to Klorel and Apophis by using C4 on Klorel's ship, steering it closer to the ship of Apophis and ...
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How does SGC know who is incoming before the stargate connects?

At the start of season 1, episode 19 - Solitudes of Stargate SG1, before the title credits, there is an incoming wormhole which for some reason destablizes and disconnects before the entire team gets ...
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Why does Cooper send the NASA coordinates in Interstellar? [duplicate]

What is the point of Cooper sending himself the coordinates of NASA in Interstellar, only to moments later scream at himself to "STAY, you fool"?
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Man admits guilt but recants it, leading to investigation and legal struggle

Premise: A man kills his wife, who has been cheating on him. Man is arrested by a policeman, with whom the wife had the affair. Man admits guilt to the policeman. Upon further questioning, the man ...
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Would Dr Hannibal Lecter allow himself to be a consultant with Clarice if Miggs hadn't behaved improperly to her?

In The Silence of the Lambs while Clarice first comes to visit Dr Lecter for his assistance, he drives Clarice away. But seems to change his mind when he sees Miggs (the next cell prisoner of Dr ...
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Which film or show is this picture of Ben Turpin taken from?

I originally found this picture from a postcard which have signature of Ben Turpin ...
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How does a movie director handle an inherently dangerous scene such as the following?

In a store, I saw a music video of a woman standing dangerously between two "lions." (The quotes are for a reason.) How would a director shoot that scene safely? Is there a way to tranquilize the ...
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How would you describe the relation between Mathilda and Léon?

Roger Ebert mentioned in his review of Léon: The Professional But always at the back of my mind was the troubled thought that there was something wrong about placing a 12-year-old character in ...
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What did the Hulk see during his nightmare vision?

As the Avengers make their first move on Ultron, he uses Scarlet Witch to give the entire team (except Hawkeye) visions of their worst nightmares. Thor saw that he destroyed Asgard, Tony killed the ...
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How did Thor know the Power stone was in play?

It's pretty obvious that Thor would know about the Tesseract, Aether and the Mind Stone, since he physically came into contact with all three and was instrumental in securing them. However, the Power ...
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How do HYDRA get the Leviathan to Strucker's base?

At the start of the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie, the Avengers are on a mission, attempting to retrieve Loki's staff from HYDRA. They're attacking a castle which is a HYDRA base run by Strucker and ...
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Old martial arts film with a Shaolin monk in disguise

I wanted to ask about the title of an old martial arts film. I guess the film is from the 70s or 80s. The story was set in a village, where a mysterious stranger arrived. Throughout the film he ...
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Sci-fi movie on HBO from the early to mid 1980s that freaked me out as a kid

So, this was maybe 30-35 years ago and here's all I can remember. It starts out with a young couple making out in a car overlooking the town. As the couple is preoccupied, a UFO lands. When one of ...
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In Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Is the gyspy woman really Quasimodo's mom?

In the Disney movie "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", Frollo takes for granted the gyspy woman that tries to save baby Quasimodo is his mom. But I've found a pair of details that actually point out that ...
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Why is Pulp Fiction's opening scene different to the one near the end?

In the opening scene of Pulp Fiction at the at restaurant, right before the titles Honeybunny says: Any of you fucking pricks move, I will execute every motherfucking last one of you! But when ...
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Why does Reid scribble into his notebook `Extreme Aggressor`

We all know that Reid has an eidetic memory. Nevertheless in the very first episode Extreme Aggressor he keeps scribbling into his notebook. Why does he need to take notes even if he will not forget ...
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Why does Daredevil's cowl have eyeholes?

In the final episodes of Daredevil 2015, he acquires his 'official' character suit. In the previous episodes he wore a scarf fashioned into a mask that covered the top part of his face. Daredevil's ...
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793 views

Why does Spike claim to have gotten his soul back by his own wish, when he didn't?

So I started binge-watching "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and was wondering - at the end of season six, Spike goes to a demon somewhere and asks him to remove his chip so he could be a "real vampire" ...
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Movie about an unsuspected killer

I have seen this movie in early 2000's. I think it was made in late 90's. Color, Hollywood, English. The plot begins with the protagonist driving a car. At some point, he gets captured by some ...
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Help Identify - “How do I make it talk?” [on hold]

I have this image from a movie in my head that will just not go away and that I want to share with my friends as a kind of joke. Someone or something is holding something (sorry, this is really the ...
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About Sonny in Tracey Fragments

This one is about the movie Tracey Fragments. Tracy's brother acts like a dog through the movie. What's with that? Does she actually hypnotise him? She seems to be a random kid incapable of such ...
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Was Cary Grant the first actor to say “gay” onscreen?

There's this funny scene in the Cary Grant comedy Bringing Up Baby (1938) where he has to put on Katherine Hepburn's bathrobe. When asked "Why are you wearing these?", he replies: Because I just ...
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What is the symbol on front of the Bus?

In a scene during episode 11 of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 1 (The Magical Place), a Chinese-like symbol can be seen in the upper front part of the Bus (see image below). Is it actually Chinese? ...
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Who was Brett in Pulp Fiction?

Who were Brett and his crew in Pulp Fiction? What did they have to do with Marcellus Wallace and his case?
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Why does Monica's apartment look different in s01e10?

I may have missed the explanation of this, but Monica's apartment looks very different from every other episode of Friends in episode 10 of the first season. Why is that?
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Which years are referred to as “Generation 1” in the original Transformers cartoon series?

After watching some of the more recent CGI packed Transformers live action movies directed by Michael Bay, I went back and looked at the original cartoon series. It appears that at some point these ...
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What are the differences between a DHD and Earth's dialing computer?

At many points in Stargate SG-1, the fact Earth has MacGuyver'd their own dialing computer becomes a plot point. Be it the initial confusion over the Stargate going to multiple planets because they ...
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Why don't the team ever bring back other species for study?

During the first episode of Stargate SG1: Children of the Gods, and the second (third?) episode Enemy Within, one of the primary discussions about what Teal'c cannot join SG1 is that he is an alien ...
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Why was the Log Lady hostile towards Agent Cooper?

In Twin Peaks Agent Cooper had a pretty open mind, including following leads from dreams, throwing rocks at bottles to work out who was a suspect, etc. So why was the Log Lady so hostile towards him?
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Voice synthesizer used for the Rabbot's voice on Aqua Teen Hunger Force

In ATHF, what text-to-speech software or voice synthesizer is used for the Rabbot's voice? Its voice is present in episodes such as The Last One. He says nonsense like "one two three four five six ...
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Action movie with double entendres in the dialog

I remember watching an action movie, perhaps in the 1990's or earlier, where the hero would come out with these hilariously funny double entendres. One that I can vaguely remember... The girl asks ...
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What happened to Daniel Jackson's allergies?

Both in the Stargate movie and early on in Stargate SG1, Daniel Jackson's allergies are used frequently in the plot (for example, slowing down the party in the movie and as a method of communication ...
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In The Cabin in the Woods, what would happen in other parts of the world?

In the movie The Cabin in the Woods from Joss Whedon, we see at some point that many (if not all) facilities around the globe have failed (given out by the big red "FAIL" on their screen). I'm ...
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Why did Hawkeye become immune to mind control effects?

In Avengers: Age of Ultron, there is a scene in which Scarlet Witch manipulates the Avenger's to reveal their worst nightmares, but when it comes to mind controlling Hawkeye, he seems to be immune. ...
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How did Marcellus know he was double-crossed by Butch?

In Pulp Fiction, So, how did Marcellus know he was double-crossed by Butch?
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Name of a movie where a mother saves her son from her toxic/problematic girlfriend?

Does anybody know what is the name of a movie where a mother saves her teen son from a problematic girlfriend who first appears as a sweet girl but later introduces him to drink, to cut himself and to ...
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How much of Interstellar is based on real effects? [closed]

When I watched the movie Interstellar, I felt that there was a lot of use of real events, real calculations and real experiment. I then found out that the director, Christopher Nolan, passed 4 years ...
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See you on the other side

The sentence "See you on the other side." is often used in movies and series, for example Lost, Jason Bourne movies and many others. Is this a reference to an old movie? Or is it just a common phrase ...
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What are the differences in the remastered Children of the Gods?

The first episode of Stargate SG1 was called "Children of the Gods", this was a two part special to introduce the series and set up the team which was later remastered into a "Final Cut". In an ...
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Observers in every episode?

I have recently started watching Fringe and as a newbie to watching Fringe I have been advised that I need to spot all of the observers, and that they're present in every episode every aired. Is this ...
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883 views

What do the different colour intros mean?

I've been watching Fringe (which is great, btw) and noticed the colour of the intro sequence changes. Fringe is one of those series where everything seems to mean something, or have a double meaning. ...
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Movie set in the 70's with a murderer talking with a dog

I'm looking for a film and feature film. The scene that I saw was a serial murderer who speak to neighbor's dogs in new york. In another scene, we see some people confuse the murderer with a punk. In ...
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Why is travelling through the Stargate from Earth such a bumpy ride?

During the movie and the early seasons of Stargate SG1, travel through the Stargate from Earth is an extremely bumpy ride, often resulting in the feeling of being chilled, being thrown out of the ...
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Why did Teal'c decide to join SG-1 during Children of the Gods?

In the first episode of Stargate SG-1, Children of the Gods, SG-1 travel to Chulak in response to an attack on Earth by Apophis, get captured, and end up being stored with many other individuals ...
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What are the known differences between the Stargate universe in the movie and the TV series?

I have watched the 1994 movie Stargate and all three live action TV shows it spawned (SG:1, Atlantis, and Universe) and there are some obvious differences in the universe between the two, for example ...
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End of Mankind movie

I remember when I was a little boy there was a movie about an alien invasion. The end of the movie was a scene with a newsreader and during his words the broadcast ends in a snowy screen and a high ...

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