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316 views

Movie about a child living with rainforest people after a plane crash

i have been looking for a movie I used to play (as a CD) back in 2005 or 2006 for my son and he used to watch it EVERY DAY. The problem is I don't remember the movie title or even the actors. The ...
7
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1answer
184 views

Who is the second Hamlin in Hamlin, Hamlin and McGill?

In Better Call Saul, the prequel of Breaking Bad, a successful Albuquerque lawyer firm called Hamlin, Hamlin and McGill is named after: Howard Hamlin Charles McGill ??? Someone else called Hamlin ...
7
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133 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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156 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 ...
7
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1answer
177 views

Did Trevor Reznik really go to the amusement park?

In The Machinist, we see Trevor Reznik go to the amusement park with Maria (the waitress) and Nicholas (her son). Trevor and Nicholas go on the Route 666 ride, and Nicholas has an epileptic fit. ...
6
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1answer
178 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
352 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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161 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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1answer
86 views

What movie or TV show had the first instance of heroes walking in slow motion?

There's a trope of heroes walking towards the camera in slow motion, shoulder-to-shoulder. What was the first movie where this kind of shot was used?
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770 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 ...
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1answer
77 views

Why was Butch's taxi ride background black and white?

In Pulp Fiction, Butch has a scene where he takes the cab. In this scene, the background is black and white, and is quite surreal. I am guessing there is a reason for this, most likely a reference ...
4
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1answer
110 views

Rare road movie with the protagonist resembling Philip Seymour Hoffman

B-production road movie, late 80's or 90's probably. Guy in his 40-50s, marred probably (I think that he spoken with his wife on phone), alone on the road. He looks big, or fat, but not extreme, pale ...
4
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1answer
88 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 ...
4
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1answer
346 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
247 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
129 views

Why 28 and not any other number?

In 28 Days Later, why did they select the value 28 and not any other? Is this number something special or did they just choose it randomly?
3
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1answer
72 views

Why do toys in Toy Story absolutely want to avoid interacting with humans?

Why do toys in Toy Story absolutely want to avoid interacting with humans? Why not interacting with them like they interact with the dog for example?
3
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1answer
76 views

Why will Dorothy miss Scarecrow the most of all?

Near the end of The Wizard of Oz, after Glinda informs Dorothy she can go back to Kansas, Dorothy says her goodbyes to her traveling companions. When she gets to the Scarecrow, she simply embraces ...
3
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1answer
120 views

Comedy about two con-men and a policewoman that has them under surveillance

Can someone please help me out with this one movie? It's a movie about two con-men, and one of them is the brains of the group, and the other one is stupid, and they somehow acquire a lot of cash ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Who sends Pops back in time in Terminator Genisys?

In the movie Terminator Genisys, who sends Pops (Arnold) back in time to protect Sarah Connor? Was there any mention of this in the film?
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1answer
41 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
69 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
142 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 ...
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78 views

How come Tighten loses power immediately in the climax scene of MegaMind?

In the movie Megamind, Megamind accidently shot Hal with his serum gun. But it took few hours for Hal to change into Tighten. That's OK. But in the climax scene, when Megamind uses the same gun to ...
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93 views

What is the meaning of the ring in Shame?

The movie Shame finishes with a scene that the main charachter looks at the ring of a married woman. He saw here before and regard the ring. He was not living according to the society rules, but at ...
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0answers
92 views

Are the Person of Interest writers under pressure to make the show more like NCIS?

There has been somewhat of an uptick in inane banter among the team, often between Reese and Shaw, and a definite uptick in interrogation scenes where the team question the current person of interest. ...
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0answers
191 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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93 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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37 views

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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45 views

Ocean levels higher (tv show)

I remember that in the early 2000s there was a TV show about a kid/teenaged girl who was living in a post-apocalyptic world. I think the ocean's levels were rising higher and she had some special ...
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0answers
74 views

Children movie with alien zoo

I remember a movie that was talking about aliens or monsters maybe. I remember a group of kids. The aliens were very colorful, because it is a movie for children. I remember an alien that jumps into ...
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0answers
16 views

Song from “Parts per billion”

In the film "Parts per billion" there is a song/tune that the man in the first group of couples played on his guitar. Iv tried to search online but I can't find out what song it is. I'd like to ...
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44 views

Looking for a movie about a con involving a diamond

I saw a movie about a young couple that went to some province or countryside to trick an older couple and steal some diamond or gold (I can't remember). And the older woman was flirting with the ...
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0answers
48 views

Woman gets urinated on while singing at a club

I recall a scene from a UK film, where a woman is singing in a club (maybe in a talent show), and a young guy (rebellious outcast tearaway type) pees on her from off the stage, mid-performance. In a ...
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0answers
66 views

Why was Superman acting out of character at the end of Superman II?

Superman II (1980) sees Superman give up his powers to marry Lois Lane. He then regains his powers to save the world from Zod and fellow baddies. While he is leaving his fortress after initially ...
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61 views

Need help identifying an old horror film that takes place in a hospital

I don't remember much of it except that it's a cross between Dark Floors and Stephen Kings Kingdom hospital but it is neither of those films. All I remember is that it takes place in a hospital. ...
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43 views

An old 70s movie about a women who grows old after her boyfriend kisses her

I saw a movie when I was a kid back in the 1970s about a young women and her boy friend and are lying on the ground and he kisses her and then she starts to age, I think it might have something to do ...
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59 views

Time-travel movie from the 80s or 70s

It's about a guy who goes back in time to conceive his grandfather (i think). I only remember that the lead was a blond actor with a big straw hat... i know: nothing much to go on... Although it has a ...
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Windmill and Hot Air Balloon in Intro?

Ok, So I need help identifying a tv show. I used to watch these when I was about 3 years old in the late 80's/ early 90's, but they may have been reruns of older shows from the 70's or 80's. I'm going ...
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43 views

Old 1950's science fiction movie with humans working on a weapon to fight aliens

It was ahead of its time. Earth had a space station and aliens destroyed it. Our weapons were ineffective and we had a crash program to make a new weapon. remember scene when they tested it by ...
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65 views

Student confronts his teacher about his old love

This movie is about a student who is curious about his teacher's past and decide to find out about it. Mainly it's about his first love and what he did with her in an abandoned house. There is a ...
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181 views

Horror movie from the 00s with a girl on hidden camera

I am trying to find a horror film that I can briefly remember. The scene I can remember is a woman is hiding from a killer and sees a TV with a hidden camera feed in the bedroom, she sees herself on ...
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54 views

movie about a father-son crime?

I saw this movie probably 5 years ago...well...the main character is an old guy, It starts with him doing a robbery (to his boss I think) with some old guys but things go wrong and all his team gets ...
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65 views

80s (possibly) female alien shape shift

Can't remember much of this movie other than the alien was a female and I think she could change her looks by using a ring or something. In the end I remember she turned into some giant monster (from ...
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0answers
233 views

Movie with two neighbors that hate each other, but fall in love after online dating

What's the movie where two neighbors hate each other, but do online dating and fall in love. Then they find out it's each other. Online he names himself "hopeless1" and she names herself "hopeless2". ...
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55 views

Identify this Movie

I believe its from the 80's or possibly the early 90s. All I remember is there's a giant flood that goes up to the rooftops, some guys gets shot in the eye and there's also a children's play going on ...
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Old western movie with Mexican herder yelling

About 35 years ago my husband turned the channel to a Western made probably in the 60's. It started with the camera panning an open area (Texas or Mexico) then panned to a Mexican herder. He yelled, ...
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61 views

Horror movie with a family renting their house to a “creepy guy”

These people rent out their guest house to this creepy guy, and after a while he gets too creepy and the parents want him gone. And in the end he doesn't leave, and gets involved with one of the ...
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49 views

A movie about a boy witnessing a chasing between cops and a criminal

I'm searching for a movie about a boy witnessing a chasing between cops and a criminal. The cops then killed the criminal and he left a card. Then the boy took this card and a cop found him and took ...
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63 views

Action/comedy movie, main character name Sunny, he was immortal

I'm looking for a movie that I think is from the 90s, maybe late 80s. There was a character whose name was Sunny I think and he was some kind of immortal. He was some criminal/gangster or something. ...

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