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What is funny about “Can I have a chocolate donut and a bottle of beer”?

In Scarecrow (1973), what is funny about the line "Can I have a chocolate donut and a bottle of beer"?
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427 views

The movie/show in a prison where the bad guy tests all the inmates blood?

I think it's an open prison where the inmates control themselves. The inmate leader tests every new inmate's blood to see if he can find a compatible match to cure him. There is a young kid who is a ...
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470 views

What is the shortest timespan depicted in a movie?

Based on this question, what feature-length movie* (about 80 minutes or longer) covers the smallest amount of time? I'm thinking along the lines of Run Lola Run which only covers about 20 minutes. ...
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Was “Birdman” and/or “Riggan Thomas” written for Michael Keaton?

Some elements of Birdman seem custom-fit to the actor Michael Keaton: He plays Riggan Thomas, an actor who is about 25 years removed from a blockbuster role as a superhero, just like Michael Keaton ...
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518 views

How can Vincent appear in the scenes at the end of Pulp Fiction

I have just seen Pulp Fiction for the first time. I don't understand the scene how Vincent reappears in the final scenes where earlier in the movie, Butch kills him. Actually the movie is a bit ...
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288 views

Movie about doctor selling the test tube baby fetus by cloning to many couples

I want to find this movie out. I don't remember much of the plot. But I'll write as far as I can remember. This is a movie about cloning.I watched this 10 or 12 years back. A couple who couldn't ...
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What happened in “If I Stay”?

In the movie If I Stay, Mia got in car accident with her family. Her parents died. Her younger brother died in hospital. Mia was in a coma. We saw her consciousness (maybe, I'm confused) going through ...
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What was Mann's motivation?

In Interstellar, the crew members visited the second planet and found Mann. Soon after finding Mann, they discover that he has lied about the data. And then he tried to kill Cooper as he decides to ...
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1answer
51 views

A hero defending his private castle while hiding in secret passages

During the World War II a man defends against occupiers shooting them one by one while hiding in the secret passages of his private castle. In one of the flashback scenes from the hero's childhood his ...
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7k views

What does the casting director mean by “be authentically, anatomically not Jewish” in Friends?

In the Friends episode The One With Ross and Monica’s Cousin, Joey auditions with a casting director; the plot is as described: The Casting Director: Terrific! Well uh, there’s one more thing. ...
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764 views

How was Plan B supposed to work?

In the movie Interstellar, a backup plan was made in case the primary plan to evacuate earth failed. The plan entailed deployment of frozen human embryos on the new planet to essentially restart the ...
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2answers
346 views

What is the longest timespan depicted in a movie?

Most movies depict a few days to a week's worth of real-time. What movie depicts the longest amount of time?
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619 views

Kid holds barbed wire to save his parents

All I can remember about this action movie from the 90s is a kind of sadistic torture in which a couple is hanging over a well. The only way their child has to save them from falling inside is holding ...
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102 views

Movie about airplane, rainforest, tribe, gold and bombs

I'm trying to find the movie title. Two pilots are tricked into carrying out an illegal military mission as a way to break out of their arrest. They are up to bombing a rainforest tribe to make the ...
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1answer
59 views

WWII movie with a governess working undercover

I'm new here. I want to find this movie I watched many years back. I watched it 10 or may be 15 years back on TV. Here's the movie plot as I can remember. I don't assure that this is the 100% correct ...
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9answers
16k views

How did Murph know about Edmunds?

During the end of Interstellar Murph says to her father to go seek Brand as she is all alone on their "new planet". How could Murph know that Wolf Edmunds was dead?
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3answers
2k views

In what way was Murph's quantum data from her Dad's watch helpful?

How was humanity able to use the quantum data that Murph received from her dad's watch in Interstellar?
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5answers
2k views

How did the watch do what it did?

In Interstellar, after young Murph places the watch on the bookshelf in her bedroom, her father - in the same bedroom but from another dimension - moved the second hand and recorded data in a ...
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8answers
17k views

Does Jack die in the end of the movie Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart?

I'd just like to know if Jack died in the end of Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart. I mean, seriously, I need to know. They somewhat suggest it, sure, but I mean, he could be just dreaming or ...
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1answer
137 views

COPS episode intro - “stop or I'll shoot you in the back!”

The reality show Cops (Fox) is currently in its 27th season(!). However, I remember an early, early episode (definitely series 1 or 2) which featured a cop chasing a "perp" and as he ran the cop ...
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582 views

Futuristic movie - man being tortured, another writing in sand

I really need help identifying a movie. It has plagued me for pretty much all my life because at the very beginning of my life is when I saw it. It had to have been made anywhere from 1980-1990, give ...
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1answer
1k views

How did Murph figure it out?

From Interstellar we learn that What I don't get is how did she connect all this weird happenings to this fact? I find this a little too far fetched.
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3answers
2k views

How did Cooper find the location of NASA from the patterns?

How did Cooper find the location of NASA from the patterns in the dust in Interstellar? But what I don't get from the movie is how did Cooper make to it to be the coordinates since that data could ...
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1answer
599 views

Did this quote from the book appear in any of the Jurassic Park movies?

The following quote is from the Jurassic Park book, spoken by the character Ian Malcolm: Most kinds of power require a substantial sacrifice by whoever wants the power. There is an apprenticeship, ...
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2answers
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Who are “they” in Interstellar?

In Interstellar, NASA scientists keep referring "they" in most of their conversation with Cooper. Are "they" mean alien or some supernatural race?
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3answers
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Why wasn't Interstellar shot in 3D?

A large part of the story in Interstellar takes place in space and hence there are many occasions when it feels like "wouldn't it have been better to watch this scene in 3D?". Especially after ...
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5answers
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In what time does Interstellar take place?

Any ideas on the timeline of Interstellar's plot? How many years from now does the story take place? We know that it begins in near future, but any approximations or clues about "how many years from ...
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1answer
254 views

Old Film from the late 60's or 70's. Maybe Chinese or french. Femme Fatale

I have just seen one 5 minutes or so long scene from this film like 5 years ago, I can't remember the language or if it was dubbed. The movie was in color, it looked old, like "1000 eyes of sumuru" ...
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154 views

Why do some movies contain scenes in different languages?

For instance, I'm watching the Jackie Chan movie, The Accidental Spy. Part of the dialogue is in English, and part of it is in Korean (or maybe it's Chinese?). What would be the purpose of this?
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260 views

Alien infection & possible possesion

Recent movie (from 2010 or newer) where people who are infected turn into brainwashed ideal citizens. There's a scene where waiters at a conference attempt to infect occupants with disease by ...
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535 views

Korean action movie with 1 woman preparing 3 girls

I don't remember whether that's a korean movie or Japanese movie, but it was an action film. There were 3 girls with some powers. They were being trained by a woman. But the woman in order to get rid ...
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63 views

Horror thriller where people eat something what drain out of soil

I'm looking for the movie where: people find the source of something white that was edible and tasty after some time this substance started to come out of the people who ate it the substance was ...
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1answer
146 views

The horror movie with portal between TV and ceiling

I'm looking for horror movie which: I thing belongs to 80' there was portal between TV which was watchen by kids and the ceiling in the same room (the throw a ball by this portal first, and then ...
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1answer
113 views

Why didn't detective Boney question Amy's neighbor for details?

In Gone Girl, Amy's neighbor Noelle Hawthorne comes to detective Boney and tells her that she was a friend of Amy. Next we see that while her investigation is going on, Noelle comes to Amy & ...
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1answer
873 views

IMAX DMR vs 35mm film

I am planning to watch Interstellar, but I'm wondering which version I should watch. It has been released on a wide variety of media, among them classic 35mm film and IMAX. So I'm not sure if I should ...
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960 views

What is Jerome saying with the tuft of hair?

At the end of Gattaca, before Vincent heads to his flight, Jerome shows him a whole lot of samples and says that he's going on a "journey" himself. He gives Vincent an envelope not to open before he's ...
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1answer
260 views

Were Charlie Harper's jingles real?

In the sitcom, Two and a Half Men, Charlie composes jingles for actual products, like cereal, Pepsi etc. And even sometimes for shows on TV like Oshikuru. Some of them are really catchy and you get a ...
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1answer
346 views

Guy acquires crazy demonic hand that kills and does bad things to people

A movie where a guy acquires a crazy demonic hand that kills and does bad things to people and it's like a cursed hand which he tried to kill several times, it killed his 2 friends and respawned them ...
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1answer
146 views

Why is the Doctor sometimes afraid to die (or actually does die) instead of regenerating?

In Let's Kill Hitler (2011), River Song poisons the Doctor and everyone is certain that he will die. The way he was eventually brought back from death was by River's spending her remaining ...
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Do the film makers make the little kids cry?

I was watching Breaking Bad : End Times S4EP12 and there's this scene where Walter's family moves to Hank's house for security and the little kid Holly (probably few months old) cries while the family ...
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1answer
267 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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Is Carrie Don Jon's daughter?

In film Don Jon, he has relationship with an older woman, which is played by actress Julianne Moore. In the film Carrie, Julianne Moore plays Carrie's mother. Is it possible that these two stories ...
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1answer
123 views

foreign movie about an a funny alien who damages crops after being drunk

I saw this movie when I was a child. This was some European movie with either english subtitles or dubbed in English (don't remember, the movie is easily 20+ years old or a bit more so.) The story ...
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1answer
455 views

Why do most characters have perfect, white teeth even if the film's setting makes them unlikely? [closed]

I understand the premium that's placed on perfectly straight pearly white teeth in American society (or at least I think I do) but one thing that really irks me is the dental perfection on display in ...
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1answer
92 views

Has any Philip Jose Farmer books been adapted for movies or TV?

I am a big fan of Philip Jose Farmer books, has anyone heard of any of his books or short stories being adapted for movies or TV?
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3answers
256 views

Comedy movie where protagonist is late to a special event, and is having a lot of travel trouble

Comedy movie from the 80s or 90s. The protagonist is on a time-pressured journey to a special event (wedding?), and is having a lot of travel trouble. After missing a key transport, an old man in a ...
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1answer
79 views

Animation of man sent to kill future omnipotent leader

Cartoon movie where animation reminded me of the old Hobbit movie. It was about a powerful being who turned evil. There was a scene where humans were being killed almost in conveyor-belt fashion. ...
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1answer
73 views

Sign language used in The Tingler - Is it real?

I'm sure many of the current movies out today, in an effort to obtain as much realism as possible, hire consultants to ensure the sign language used in movies is as accurate as any other language used ...
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1answer
1k views

Babysitter with fake child

I am sorry this might be very vague but I just cant find the movie. It's about a girl who becomes babysitter for her neighbor (single "mom", I remember her as an Asian woman I think), but the weird ...
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2answers
2k views

How did Louis Bloom get away with what he got away with?

At the end of the movie NightCrawler, the main character Louis Bloom seems to have gotten away with a felony. He clearly withheld information from the police. So why didn't the the detectives get a ...

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