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Movie about a man found washed up on a beach, they find out he is a serial killer

The movie I am looking for is about a man found on a beach, he has no memory. During the story, the police finds out he has the ability of calculating distances etc. etc. (he says "I was more or less ...
7
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290 views

Post apocalyptic movie with cans

I'm looking for a title of an movie I saw as a child (at least 25 years ago). The movie is probably produced in the 80th. It could be European, but I'm not sure about this. It could be a ...
7
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124 views

Is there a specific style or genre name for Jackie Chan's movies?

Aside from the obvious Action or Martial Arts, Jackie Chan's movies are filled with very angular fight scenes (i.e. Punch, Hesitation, Retraction, Counter, etc...). There is a deliberateness to it, ...
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127 views

Why did Ben manipulate Locke into not entering the code?

In Season 2, Ben (as fake Henry Gale) was trying to manipulate Locke into not entering the code into the computer in the Swan Station. This was made clear in particular when Ben told Locke that never ...
6
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114 views
+100

Regarding Miranda Tate's reappearance in Wayne Tower

Nearing the climax of The Dark Knight Rises wee see Bruce return to Gotham while Miranda Tate gets captured together with Gordon's men. While the latter gets sentenced to "death by exile", the former ...
6
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168 views

cave expedition to the center of the earth

I really hope anyone can help me with this one. I've been searching for this movie a lot over the years, but without result so far. It's going to be difficult because I remember very little about it. ...
6
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1answer
313 views

Thriller movie with woman afraid to leave her apartment

I watched it in the 90's on TV, the movie was most probably from the 80's. It was in colour and I'm quite sure it was American. The protagonist was a young woman, living alone in a big city and ...
5
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104 views

Actual purpose of Neo

I recently watched Matrix trilogy, yet again (probably 25th time!). This time I made some new conclusions, and I am confused regarding this one. In first part, i.e., The Matrix. Morpheus tells Neo ...
5
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474 views
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Movie (maybe show?) where clinic is held hostage for adult son who dies

At the latest, I saw this movie in January of 2008 on TV. I'll describe what I remember and see if it rings any bells. There were three adult men, including what I believe to be a father and a son. ...
5
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1answer
196 views

Boy uses an Ariadne's Thread in a crazy staircase maze?

Plot: The bad guy kidnaps the girl. Towards the end of the movie, the boy uses a string (that the old man gave to/ warned him of?) to mark the path through the maze of staircases (at least that's ...
5
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1answer
743 views

Why is Wilfred a fan of Matt Damon?

In the US version of Wilfred it is established right at the beginning and a recurring theme that Wilfred is a big fan of Matt Damon, yet I don't think it is ever explained why. Furthermore the 1st ...
4
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1answer
106 views

Why Coraline's real parents can't remember about the trap?

Coraline Spoilers Ahead: So I learnt many things about the movie from "The Hidden Meaning of the Movie “Coraline” Basically it's look like a normal fantasy animation movie, but it actually has a ...
4
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1answer
150 views

Is the BB-8 robot in the new Star Wars movie and in this presentation the same exact robot?

Check out this gif of the BB-8 robot rolling through desert: See how its head is wobbling a lot? Now see this footage of BB-8 on stage of The Force Awakens celebration panel in Anaheim (seen from ...
4
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1answer
258 views

Can actors always wear contact lenses?

With higher-definition formats do actors with very bad vision have to remove contact lenses when their character isn't supposed to wear them, especially in close-up shots that would presumably make ...
4
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1answer
240 views

Why aren't all the werewolves turning at the same time?

In the Vampire Diaries S02E21, The Sun Also Rises, when Klaus's main werewolf turns, why doesn't Kyle himself and his backup werewolf also turn at the same time?
3
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1answer
99 views

Walter White cutting crust off the bread

I am re-watching Breaking Bad for 2nd time and I observed that the first time in whole series when Walter makes sandwich is to feed Krazy-8 in basement. At this instance, he gives sandwich with breads ...
3
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1answer
59 views

Does American Beauty advocate Taoism?

I don't know if my question belongs here or not. In the movie American Beauty, the message is that real beauty lies beneath the surface of things and you have to look deeper. A nice home in the ...
3
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1answer
38 views

Correlation of events in Red Lights (2012)

This is about the movie Red Lights (2012). Is there any correlation between the deaths of Margaret and the skeptic reporter who both die of heart attacks. Or is it simply coincidence?
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1answer
66 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 ...
3
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1answer
56 views

a parent, who may be a poet dies, and children(?) go through a manuscript

In this movie (possibly international*), an old parent (probably a father) dies (or is dying) and somewhat estranged children (grown adults) come to deal with the situation. The parent had been a ...
3
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1answer
164 views

What's the significance of Amelia's toothache/jaw pain?

I loved The Babadook. I watched it 2 weeks ago and I'm still trying to take it all in. What I can't seem to understand is, what's the significance of Amelia's toothache or jaw hurting? Did I miss ...
3
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1answer
114 views

What is this recent movie set in Ireland featuring a man returning to his village?

Saw a movie; I think was set in Ireland, about 5-6 months ago on Netflix streaming, but cannot find on my list of viewed movies. Man returns to his smaller village. A shy and somewhat outcast lad ...
3
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1answer
118 views

Soldier unexpectedly returning from war

I saw this movie on Danish television in 1980, so I guess it's from 1979 or earlier. Language: English. Country: Probably US, might be Canadian. Plot: A mother and her young teenage son miss their ...
3
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1answer
297 views

What is this cartoon?

I don't remember much about it, but is was something I watched when I was little, and it's been bugging me that I can't find it! I was a kid during the early 2000's, but I don't recall if the cartoon ...
3
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1answer
126 views

Ultimate fate of Captain Hook in 1991's Hook movie?

In the 1991 movie Hook (starring Robin Williams), what was the ultimate fate of Captain Hook? I know he was swallowed by the stuffed crocodile, but still, this was just a stuffed crocodile. It didn't ...
3
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1answer
66 views

What is the “vector analysis” used in The Bletchley Circle?

In the second episode of season one of the series The Bletchley Circle, the protagonists refer to a technique they call "vector analysis" that was used at Bletchley Park, and then apply it to a crime ...
3
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1answer
297 views

80's-90's Science Fiction Time Travel TV Series,

Okay, so I remember this TV Show but the details are a little fuzzy. I remember the show must of taken place in the eighties or somewhere around there, the characters had crazy eighties hair and ...
3
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1answer
126 views

Who was Nina Myers working for?

In season 3, Nina Myers is working to acquire the same virus which Jack is trying to acquire. She's working to acquire it for someone else. Is it ever revealed who she was working for?
3
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1answer
207 views

When was the horror film technique where a character opens a door to the same room first done?

I've noticed this interesting and scary film technique where a character tries to exit through a door, only to find that they've entered the same room as before. I've seen it done in The Awakening ...
3
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1answer
601 views

How are first-person perspective videos shot?

I want to know what kind of cameras are typically used to shoot first-person perspective videos or movies and how they are shot? Here's an example. The song Smack my bitch up by The Prodigy. Here's ...
3
votes
1answer
94 views

The cheque in The Dreamers

In The Dreamers when the parents of Isa and Theo saw them, they wrote a cheque and gone. What was that? They didn't want to face up to children or emancipate them?
3
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1answer
170 views

How did they create The Shadow's disguise?

In his 1994 movie The Shadow uses his psychic abilities to somehow alter his face to look like another person as part of his disguise. I've often wondered how this was actually done in the movie. It ...
3
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1answer
223 views

Who is this man changing the name of Little Dice to Li'll Z?

In the movie City of God, who was the man that Changes the name of Li'll Dice to Li'll Z?
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1answer
28 views

The Khan says “You men of God retreat, this boy advances…”

When we were introduced to Marco Polo, lord Kublai was quick to insult the Polos in front of his court when they failed to bring priests, but praised Marco. How did Marco advance and meet the Khans ...
2
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1answer
52 views

What is the name of this horror/thriller about an address book killer?

I'm looking for a movie i watched quite some time ago. At least 10 years. The movie is about a guy somehow obtaining someones address book. He then ends up being fatally injured in a car accident. ...
2
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1answer
62 views

How did the media know the name of the robot?

I watched Chappie yesterday and had the following question: TV News showed a footage of Chappie aiding criminals. Then they urged viewers to call authorities in case they see Chappie in their ...
2
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1answer
116 views

What is that movie with Malcolm McDowell that is about a demonic apocalypse?

I'm almost certain that the movie had Malcolm McDowell in it. If he was in it, I cannot find it under his movies. The movie was about a demon or the devil or the devil's son taking over the world. ...
2
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1answer
123 views

What is this old horror movie?

its about a bunch of people, 2 girls, a few boys (college age)and a married man and woman. they get stranded in the rain and have to go to a big mansion to stay. the hostess seduces one of the men and ...
2
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1answer
106 views

Identify: Alfred Hitchcock (?) where a cat keeps showing up

I was about three years old when I saw this. It is probably one of my earliest memories. I am pretty sure it was an Alfred Hitchcock episode but, it is possible it was an Outer Limits, or something ...
2
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1answer
74 views

Why was the actor who played Kreese in Community given credit 'Someone Else'

In Community Season 6 Episode 4 in the stage adaption of Karate Kid, the actor who plays 'Kreese' (real actor in film was Jess Allen playing Kreese in the original was Martin Kove ) is given the ...
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0answers
186 views

How did Victoria know that Charlotte wouldn't be harmed? (Revenge Season 3 Episode 21)

In Revenge Season 3 Episode 21, (spoilers follow, do not read if you have not watched the above episode) Does anyone know how Victoria know that Charlotte wouldn't be harmed, or can speculate on ...
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0answers
92 views

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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Was the stutter intentional?

In the movie The Gamers: Dorkness Rising, the character Lodge says "no, you don't" at one point, but he kind of stutters it. This is the only time this character stutters in this movie. Was this an ...
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62 views

Movie with a boy was hiding in a closet and seeing his mother having sex

I'm trying to find the movie that gave me my sexual awakening so to speak. I can't remember the name or even what it was about. I just remember the opening scene where a boy was hiding in a closet ...
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0answers
42 views

Looking for a film with a group of Asians who break into a building from the roof while wearing masks

I have been trying to find this movie that I saw the preview for on YouTube a while back. It was only a preview (not a recent movie) but it showed a group go down the side of a building with masks on ...
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0answers
60 views

Help finding a movie with dinosaurs and trolley car

Can you please help me? I am looking for a movie where some group of people (probably two boys) fall into some tunnel/canal and find some dinosaur(?) like civilization in the underground. They were ...
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51 views

What Batman Animated Movie is this from?

This is a screengrab from the movie: Image Source: http://arigatomg.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/3f4928c5f935ef328082ed5f0deb28ac-d3ifj54.png
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146 views

What movie/tv show is this hilarious scene from?

Ok so, in this movie/show there is like a senile older lady that keeps telling people "I carry a burden". At one point, our protagonist is walking around with a can of coke or something and she says ...
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80s/90s action/thriller with a female lead culminating with a big fire

I was wondering if anyone can help me find out what movie this is. I do not remember the name but it had a lead actress (maybe Daryl Hannah). I remember there was a big fire at the end of the film ...
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Are there relatively many British actors in US productions?

In this question about British actors in American productions I made some undue assumptions. Here is a more precise question: is it true that in “main” roles of “important” American films and TV ...

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