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174 views

Does Al Pacino really slap Diane Keaton in The Godfather II?

I was watching The Godfather II tonite and the scene where Kay tells Michael that she had an abortion... Pacino appears to hit Keaton so hard that his follow-through almost puts him on the couch. ...
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159 views

Late 90s / early 2000 European Thriller / Horror involving an Internet Predator?

Looking for a late 90s / early 2000 European Thriller / Horror involving an Internet Predator. What I remember is; This aired on SBS in the early 2000s, and I remember it being fairly new looking at ...
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307 views

Police officer goes after the Mafia for killing his family

There is a movie from the 70s/80s/90s about a police officer (possibly a lieutenant) whose family is killed by the Mafia and his policemen stay loyal to him and help him find the mafia. I know this ...
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98 views

Who judged season one?

Jump City: Seattle often alluded to the judges, however they were never seen nor announced. I understand the show was tied into the Pro Parkour League but couldn't find anything on either G4's site or ...
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50 views

Guy steals a car with a driver in it and goes back to the hood

I saw this movie a long time ago, so maybe it was made in the 1990s or early 2000-2007, or earlier. In it the guy steals a car, with a driver in it takes him back to where he is from. The carjacker ...
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130 views

Why does the term “CILLY” begin at the start of every message in “The Imitation Game”?

In the movie The Imitation Game, Alan Turing has a Eureka moment when he learns from a woman that one particular German begins every message that he sends out with the term "CILLY". From what I ...
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24 views

Characterizing Mark's relationship with du Pont?

In Foxcatcher, the wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is being supported by the excentric millionaire du Pont (Steve Carell). Mark is very thankful for the purpose and trust du Pont provides him ...
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81 views

Girl ghost who kills guy driving

I really want to find the name of this scary movie I saw when I was younger. There was this ghost woman/girl who wore all white This young guy was driving in a highway at the night and crashed into ...
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105 views

Cop from space looking for escaped prisoner who can regrow limbs (hand)

80s-90s sci-fi movie: Cop from space, looking for an escaped prisoner. In one scene the prisoner rips off his hand while in handcuffs. He later regenerate the hand and it becomes a orange-ish color. ...
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94 views

What is the point of selling in 2.35 format a movie recorded in 1.85 format?

I can see that the "E.T." movie is sold in 1.85 and 2.35 formats: Example of 2.35 format - Another example - And a last one Example of 1.85 format But seems to have been recorded in 1.85 ...
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313 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 ...
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146 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 ...
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267 views

Identify military comedy movie/tv series - scene

I am looking for the title of army/military comedy movie/tv series I think it was from around 80s. I remember only one scene from it, I think it was from the intro or beginning of the movie. The ...
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339 views

Guys learn Karate and new languages after installing chips in brain

Two guys learn different styles of karate and new languages after computer-chips are installed into their brains. I've been busy, so I only saw a few scenes from the film. In the beginning, these two ...
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171 views

What is the original occurrence of this specific memory-loss / amnesia plot?

I am not searching for a specific movie I have seen, hence the question may be vague or a little off-topic (hopefully not too far). I am searching for the original movie (or source, maybe even in ...
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115 views

Why does Shilo trust Rotti?

In the movie Repo! The Genetic Opera, I have a hard time grasping why Shilo would trust Rotti. I know that she's been locked up in her bedroom for years, and he is the only person to have ever even ...
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65 views

At the start of the 3rd Tour why were the US soldiers more reckless than they were before?

Forgive me if I'm not getting all of the details exactly right, but: In the first two tours in American Sniper, the soldiers traveled in armored tanks, moving slowly, flanked by 10-20 soldiers per ...
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73 views

Identify movie with pickup truck racing a red Ferrari

So around 1995 I saw a movie where this guy goes into a bar and ends up being forced (I think) to race some guy in a Ferrari. A little more detail I remember about the scene: 1) The bar looks like ...
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269 views

How faithful is “American Sniper” to the book?

I loved American Sniper, but one thing that bugged me was that his spotter was always depicted as a lazy do-nothing. In the real world, snipers work as a two man team and the spotter is just as ...
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46 views

Movie set in older times; woman suspiciously dies of rabies

So this movie was set in earlier times (it might be a TV show but I'm pretty sure it was a movie) was on Tv dec 24th at 11pmish and there was a girl who I believe was named Emma who confronts this guy ...
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72 views

“Zulu” person and white boy travel in Africa, probably 90's

There was a TV series that telecast probably 1990's in Sri Lanka (but it's not a Sri Lankan production). It was about a Zulu person. And he traveled with a white boy in Africa. They met different ...
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135 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 ...
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159 views

Very funny silent B&W movie (with subtitles) circa 1930 about Italian slum

Please help me find a movie. It is a comedy and very, very funny. It starts off with a small poor community in Italy where they live in a lost colony in carton shelters (cardboard boxes) because they ...
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148 views

SciFi thriller where bad person has been hiding in plain sight due to sex change

I've been trying to identify a vaguely recalled movie from my childhood for a while with no luck. The (very rough) details of what I think I remember are: English language SciFi movie (possibly TV ...
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1answer
82 views

What was the purpose of the storage area in Rosemary's apartment?

What was the purpose of the "additional storage area" found in Rosemary's apartment? Was this the link to Roman and Minnie's apartment where they could perform the Satanic rituals? Could Terry have ...
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1answer
96 views

Whose photo is on the table in the telephone call scene?

It's hard to believe that a detail in a Tarkovsky film is arbitrary. In The Sacrifice (Offret), there is a scene at the 2:00:00 mark, where the main character is sitting at a table facing the ...
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59 views

Why did they say the pageant was their first live show?

Multiple times throughout the movie Hairspray, they make numerous references to the Corny Collins show being broadcast live. So why, on the day of the Ms. Teenage Hairspray pageant, do they say it's ...
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353 views

Why does Holder use the term 'habibi'?

In the American version of The Killing, detective Stephen Holder is seen using the term habibi several times when talking to his sister and his nephew, Habibi is an Arabic term of endearment widely ...
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1answer
326 views

Movie that uses USB-Holo Table interface?

I'm trying to remember all the uses of Quantum of Solace 'Holo Tables' (alá Pixelsense) in recent movies, and there is one example that (whilst I can recall the imagery) I can't locate what movie it's ...
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1answer
110 views

Why is the movie titled “The White Balloon”?

If anyone has seen The White Balloon by Jafar Panahi, could you please share your view why the title of the film is that?
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78 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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200 views

Who kills the boss, Seok, at the start of the film?

Much of New World is about a succession battle after the don of the Goldmoon syndicate is killed. But do we know who actually killed him? Who's the guy in the car which pulls up next to his?
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136 views

What was Oldman spinning around in?

In The Best Offer, Virgil Oldman is finally shown tied to a device and spinning around. This is presumably occurring in the loony-bin. What is this device? Does this event actually occur or does it ...
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104 views

Why Lucretia helped Gannicus by giving Ilithyia's information?

Why Lucretia helped Gannicus in the kidnapping of Ilithyia by giving information of her departure. Lucretia hates Ilithyia but still why she will help Gannicus? She is even telling Gaius ...
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537 views

Why does Lorelei shoot Jason Lennon in S05E16?

In the episode "There Will be Blood", Lorelei tracks down the people she believes to be behind her sister's abduction and murder, and exacts revenge. The second culprit (Jason) admits to being an ...
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451 views

What happens at the end of “How to Rob a Bank (and 10 tips to get away with it)”

I don't really get the ending of "How to Rob a Bank (and 10 tips to get away with it)". To be honest, all of it is very complicated. But I think I understand most of the film. What I don't ...
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25 views

Horror\fantasy movie whose title may include the word incubus

A British Film, possibly a horror or dark fantasy. I seem to remember seeing this film in the 80's. This was a alien or demon type dark fantasy movie concerning a women who was being visited by an ...
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67 views

Two boys, one black haired, the other blonde, switched-at-birth

I'm trying to find a movie that I saw when I was younger. Its about two boys one had black hair the other was blonde. They were switch at birth. Blonde hair boys mother was an inmate. Husband and ...
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51 views

looking for the name of an old VHS movie, it's basically a generic Aladdin animated movie

it's basically a generic Aladdin movie. i just remember a poor boy, a big tree with a pretty under ground cavern with jewels and a magic red ring, a genie, the boy has to jump across a bunch of tall ...
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68 views

“That's what I said!”

All throughout the movie The Goonies a character will say something wrong and then say "That's what I said!" For example Data says "bootie" trap instead of "boobie" trap and then say's "That's what I ...
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68 views

In Grand Budapest Hotel, an explanation regarding Gustave

Tried to keep the title spoiler free. Spoilers follow: In The Grand Budapest Hotel, Gustave is wanted for murder. At the end we see that the second will is produced which shows that in the case of ...
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1answer
38 views

WW2 TV series about evacuation during bombings. set in england

i am looking for a tv series we used to watch in junior school about world war two. all i can remember is that two or three children were evacuated to the countryside after their house got bombed. ...
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1answer
39 views

Why does Wahyu kill Dagu?

Near the end of The Raid (2011), the lieutenant Wahyu and Dagu reach the boss, then Wahyu kills Dagu. But he is not on the boss' side (and later kills the boss anyway) so why kill his comrade?
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54 views

Why the didn't the gangster shoot Lou?

In Nightcrawler, the injured gangster shoots down Rick when he comes in front of him, But when the same gangster comes out of the car, he sees Lou standing right in front of him, filming. Yet he does ...
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126 views

Strange 90s movie about an arranged kidnapping at sea

A couple go out to sea in their yacht, along the way they rescue another couple (but the 'female' turns out to be a man named Joel). The rescued couple first kill the wife's dog and then take over the ...
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119 views

Movie with contest where hands are put in a hole with snakes

I think this movie was from the 1980s or 1990s. I would have seen it in the early-mid 1990s when I was a child. It was in English and was in colour. It was either an American or British film. The only ...
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156 views

90s kid ninja movie

Trying to ID a 90s movie about a martial artist kid who lives with an upscale white family, it's very much in the vein of 3 Ninjas or similar movies; not a good movie but I remembered a scene and ...
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1answer
68 views

Animated movie with roses that turn into blood

I watched this movie many times in kindergarten (2005) and this movie has BLOOD! Anyway I remember a girl/woman in a mansion or castle and there was a scene in which all red roses she sees turn into ...
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73 views

Ending of Mr. Nobody

A simple question. At the end of Mr. Nobody Nemo decided to abandon both parents, how is it possible that he met Anna in the future? I can't figure out how he could've met Anna since Anna will be ...
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1answer
106 views

Possibly abandoned child/teen with telekinetic abilities

So I've been looking for this movie for years. and i've had no luck, so maybe one of you guys can help. I watched it with my sister, back in the early 90's. i would guess around '90/'91. (i was just ...

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