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688 views

Why did they rob the French bank?

I see why Tressler and Elkhorn were robbed and why Thaddeus was framed, but I don't get why a French bank was robbed. The only hint I got from the movie was "they delivered the note" and that makes no ...
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Film where markings appear on a boys body?

I watched a film a while ago, I don't remember much but it was based on a boy who had markings of some kind on his body. He dies in it. He goes to a house which I think was haunted with either a ...
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Horror movie - trapped in vacant hospital, time behaves oddly

I watched this horror movie about 4 years ago. It was about a bunch of people trapped in a vacant hospital full of scary creatures. These creatures just wanted to kill them for no good reason. I ...
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349 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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213 views

Older Sci-Fi/Fantasy animated movie?

What I can remember was that this was an OLD sci-fi/fantasy movie (I think I remember it being in 3D) and it had a female protagonist with some sort of tribal paint/tattooing on her. She did the ...
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Movie where contestants have to kill one another for money

So my memory is pretty bad, but.. i believe it was filmed in early 2000s. It's a movie about a reality tv type show where contestants are trapped inside a gorgeous villa and have to kill each other ...
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Looking for a film about handling sadness to compare to the novel Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami [duplicate]

For a school assignment, I need to write an essay comparing the novel Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami to a film with a similar theme. Over the course of the novel, the main character is torn with ...
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What kind of flashlights are used in the X-Files by the FBI?

I've noticed that in the X-Files series the FBI agents use flashlights that has very strong light. There are many dark scenes and when in buildings they usually don't use the electricity of the ...
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Was the suspicion that fell on The Counselor really a coincidence?

When the drug cartel's motorbike courier is killed (and a big drug delivery subsequently stolen), the deal in which The Counselor is involved goes terribly wrong. By the unlucky coincidence that The ...
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In what year is House of Cards set?

The first season of House of Cards starts with the inauguration of Garrett Walker as 45th President. If the show is true to reality, that would make Walker the successor of Barack Obama, and have him ...
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3answers
419 views

Name of the movie? Crew thinks they're on a spaceship, but discover they're still on earth

I saw this live-action movie on German free TV at least 10 years ago (probably more). It definitely had "Voyager" in its name (at least, in the German dub's name, original might be entirely different) ...
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93 views

Psychotherapist swaps with a dangerous patient

Years ago, I watched a fantastic drama/thriller movie of a girl who worked in some kind of an institute, probably a mental-illness-prison. The girl is taking care of the most dangerous patient, who ...
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641 views

Tetsuo: The Iron Man, Analysis, Interpretations and randomness

Tetsuo is an Experimental Movie released in 1989 by Japanese director Shin'ya Tsukamoto. The score of the movie was composed by Chu Ishikawa and is inspired by the german pioneer bands in ...
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1answer
985 views

How did Jessica find out that Brody slept with Carrie?

I am watching Homeland season 2 (Episode 8 by now). Throughout the series, Jessica numerously indicates that Brody is sleeping with the CIA girl but I can't recall how did she find that Brody is ...
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2k views

Girl able to predict future events, people able to read mind?

I'm trying to know the name of this movie I saw before. The movie about a girl (short, more like an emo kid), with a diary where she draws images that depicts future events. People are trying to chase ...
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113 views

Why did Lord Coward not protect his machine

I have trouble with this huge plothole in Sherlock Holmes. In the movie Holmes enlightens Lord Coward that he knows about the machine in the sewer to kill the lion (parlament). After that Lord ...
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555 views

Examining the limits of the MCU?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is defined as a transmedia franchise, in that it seeks to push unified content fluidly across different mediums, but prioritizes the Live Action depiction of its ...
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213 views

Western comedy with a sheriff that does not want to be a sheriff, and a duel

Western comedy. Likely from the 1960s to early 1980s. The protagonist is a man that somehow manages to become sheriff in a town. It ends up with him having to duel some badass bandit. I'm not 100% ...
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110 views

Entanglement comedy with suitcases

It is very little I remember from this film but I'll do my best. It was an American comedy. Likely from the early 1980s. IIRC it was a typical entanglement comedy. Not sure if this was only a ...
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178 views

1970s heist movie

American comedy in colour from 1970s. Not as late as 1980. I believe they wanted to steal some jewellery, gold or similar. Do not think it was money. There was some car chasing, with some (red?) car ...
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269 views

Bank robbery comedy with tunnel

A black and white comedy with sound. It was either French or Italian. Believe it was French. Setting was set to the 1900s, I guess 1930+, perhaps late fifties early sixties. Believe it was a ...
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1answer
441 views

Why does FX's Fargo have a 1h13m airtime?

FX's new Fargo TV series airs from 10 PM to 11:13 PM, Eastern. Why? I'm positive they could trim enough from each episode to make it fit a normal one-hour timeslot, and I doubt it'd be too hard to ...
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1answer
263 views

Comedy name? Jew and neo-nazi hook up

It's a teen comedy. A bunch of guys traveled somewhere and were trying to score with some chicks. This is what I remember: 1) This guy who is Jewish and a bit of a nerd fells for a hot German girl ...
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133 views

French movie, man living at gas station, can't/won't leave

I just got a request from a friend of mine who is looking for a certain movie, but alas I couldn't help her... maybe you can. She describes the movie as follows : It's a french movie about a man ...
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441 views

Why are cartoon coconuts (on trees) brown?

Real coconuts are either green or yellow (there may be other variants I'm unaware of) not brown. Why are they always colored brown in cartoons? Edit for background: Growing up in a tropical country ...
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Why did the artist do that?

At the end of the Artist and the Model the artist shoots himself. The war is ending, he's just finished his masterpiece and is having a book written about his life. Why would he kill himself? I have ...
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Did Claes Greve know Roger Brown was an art thief?

In the magnificent Norwegian thriller Headhunters, Roger Brown is a management headhunter who moonlights as an art thief to pay for his expensive support for his beautiful wife who he is afraid of ...
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What type of gun is primarily used by the protagonist in “Blue Ruin”?

In the movie "Blue Ruin", what type of gun is used most by the protagonist? It looks like an AK47 or some type of assault rifle, but what exact type is it? (On iTunes)
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Is God really a Red Sox fan?

In "Mr. Griffin Goes to Washington" (S3E3) Peter takes the whole family to a Baseball game where the Boston Red Sox play against the Yankees. Chris made a sign to cheer them on which reads John 3:16. ...
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408 views

Is The Cabin in the Woods linked to the Buffyverse?

The Cabin in the Woods features a mysterious bureaucratic organisation that, although never named, commodifies certain Supernatural creatures within it's operation. Both Angel and Buffy the Vampire ...
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Why was Ender so defiant?

During Ender's training in preparation for Ender's Game he and his comrades are inspected by Colonel Graff and Seargent Dap. Graff holds a speech about possibly promoting some of the cadets and that ...
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285 views

Identify movie/TV show from car chase scene

I keep remembering this chase scene but cannot recall the film. It's a fairly recent (probably 2000 or later, possibly a little earlier) movie, the only scene I can remember is the short chase scene ...
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1answer
138 views

What is the name of the sesame street horror short film?

There was a short film dealing with creativity where the sesame street characters sit at the table and talk about doing creative stuff. At the end they start killing each other. One of them says "Let ...
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1answer
252 views

Identify movie about special/secret agents

It's an american movie from the 90's or 2000-something. Roughly it has two main characters a man and woman. They are to be formed as secret agent. I only remember one passage: they are both kidnapped ...
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Woman kills a man inside a cardboard box by plunging scissors/knife into his head

I remember a single scene from that movie which I saw while flipping channels, maybe 10-15 years ago (but not quite sure when). A woman receives a big box, and tries to open it, but it's difficult to ...
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3answers
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What exactly was the pirates' plan?

In Captain Philips the four man team boards the ship. I'm struggling to understand how they originally intended to make their money. They couldn't hope to carry the cargo off in their little skiff ...
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1answer
740 views

movie about a rodeo cowboy and a mechanic girl (raped by her redneck brother)

I usually can find all the movies I look for with the information I have, but this one is eluding me. I thought the girls was Daryl Hannah, but by her filmography it appears I was wrong. the movie ...
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At what point does Sherlock come to know the truth about Dr. Watson's wife?

In 3rd season of Sherlock we come to know that there is a dark mystery associated with the past of Dr Watson's wife. How did Sherlock deduce that she was/is a CIA agent?
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145 views

Why the prevalence of Latin forenames in the Capitol?

When watching The Hunger Games as well as its sequel Catching Fire, it occured to me that the members of the Capitol often bear Latin forenames, like Seneca, Ceasar, Claudius, Plutarch, Octavia, ...
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163 views

Action comedy about college students who discover a sound that can induce hallucinations

I believe the movie was produced in the 80's or early 90's. I saw it on a VHS tape that came out of a bargin bin somewhere, so it was probably a pretty bad movie. I don't know if there was a ...
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1answer
195 views

What does the antagonist hope to achieve by killing a priest?

In Calvary (which, on reflection after two viewings is less of a black comedy and more of a philosophical essay) the opening scene sets up the antagonist's intent to kill a good priest. He explains ...
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50 First Dates: precursors?

I like the plot of 50 First Dates. But I abhor the gratuitous obscenities therein. I have often found that when a (bad) comedy has a great plot, it is because the plot is stolen. And, in general, ...
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191 views

What are the differences between the 138min and 131min versions of Christiane F.?

Recently I realized that there are some differences in the runtime of Christiane F. In IMDB there are two runtimes. One is 138min and another is 131min. And they said that the 131min version is a ...
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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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1answer
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Horror movie about a man kill his whole family and himself. Then he haunt the house

I watch this movie back in the 90's when i was small. In the beginning of the movie, a man shave his head, he kill his wife, son and himself. Then he haunted the house. A few years later a family move ...
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683 views

Trying to find a movie, European, Private Detective, Sex Slavery maybe

I watched this movie a while ago on sbs, it is european, about a male detective. Maybe released 2000-2010. At the beginning he pretends to be a cop to arrests this boy, he steals hash from him, the ...
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1answer
420 views

Japanese sword fighting movie (Hero has reversed sword, katana)

Recently I saw a sword fighting film. The hero is a very very good sword fighter. One of the heroes has a sword with a reversed blade. Later it is revealed it can be reversed. Film is quite recent ...
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302 views

Is Brick Tamland from the future?

In Anchorman 2, Brick Tamland alludes to the future and his knowledge of it multiple times. For example, he tells the news crew how they will all be flying around on jetpacks ten years in the future. ...
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Total Recall (1990) nail color change effect

In the first Total Recall, there's an unimportant shot where the receptioninst at Recall is changing the color of her nails. She taps one with a stylus, and it "wipes" to a different color. (I can't ...
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Amazing makeup effect in Cocoon

There's a scene in Cocoon with the female alien, Brian Denehy, and Steve Gutenberg. The female alien has just put her fake human skin back on. There is a wrinkle on her cheek. Brian Denehy pulls ...

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