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191 views

A movie about a chef and a woman who share a studio in NY

So, this movie was shot in the 80s or really early 90s. It was about a woman who moves in a house a friend of her was nice enough to offer. Unfortunately he has already offered the same house ...
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1answer
362 views

TV series in which the lead was a female spy or ex-military

I saw an episode or two from a TV series in which the lead, a female spy/ex-military, was recuperating at a childhood home in the Scottish highlands. It was a couple of years ago, but looked like it ...
7
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2answers
595 views

Who called Margaret “Hot Lips Houlihan”?

In the TV series M*A*S*H, who was the first person to call Margaret "Hot Lips"?
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1answer
734 views

Casey Novak's lie and departure

In Law & Order: SVU, what was the 'lie' that Casey Novak told to a judge that led to her being fired/disbarred/imprisoned? What exactly was the consequence? How did it come out that she had lied?
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1answer
408 views

Horror/Thriller Movie With Little Girl and Very Short Obese Middle Aged Woman

My girlfriend watched a live-action horror/thriller movie on television in the early 1990's and is trying to figure out the name of it. All she remembers is that there was a little girl around 8 to 10 ...
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1answer
502 views

Movie of alien cop chasing alien criminal on earth

I saw this film in the 80's or as late as 1992. Set in a city in the USA. The alien criminal is a being that takes control of humans (and in one case a dog) by passing from one to the next entering ...
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2answers
289 views

Bonsai in the wall

I am looking for a movie. It has something to do with computers. Towards the end there is a scene in a pretty nice office. One of the main characters is on the phone and there is a beautiful bonsai ...
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2answers
321 views

Preteen boy travels to Africa to find his lost father

Early 80's movie. An American preteen boy (more generally of white race) decides to know why his father doesn't return from Africa (or maybe it was the Amazons... I remember tropical jungles) and ...
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1answer
74 views

Mad ex-movie-maker who makes his own movie monsters alive

I remember a TV series about a famous movie maker who got mad and in each episode he make a monster alive from his own old movie. There's a gang, like Scooby Doo gang, with two girls and two boys that ...
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2answers
514 views

Woman mistakenly orders a hit on herself

It was a live action film set in the US. I saw the first part of it about 25 years ago on TV. I only saw the first part and am keen to watch the whole thing. The below scenes are all from the first ...
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1answer
474 views

How did Rapunzel know her birthday?

Knowing that Rapunzel was taken by the witch in her early childhood, did her stepmother tell her the exact date she was born?
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2answers
5k views

How are dual-role films shot?

How are dual/double role films shot in which the actor is shown on the screen at the same time in the same or different z-index planes and are in a fight scene in which one actor is punching the ...
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2answers
1k views

What's that song at the end of Dexter S08E08? [closed]

Dexter comes home, hears the Make your own kind of music song, then sees the dead kid and dramatic melody starts playing. How is it called?
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1answer
128 views

What happens in the final scene?

In the final scene of Reality, is Luciano actually inside the Big Brother house? Or has he completely lost his grip on reality while watching television?
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1answer
524 views

Why didn't Tony Stark summon his other suits earlier?

In Iron Man 3, when the Mark 42 (a prototype) takes an unconscious Tony Stark to Tennessee. There he tries to repair the suit, but fails. And must take a car back to California, Miami and make some ...
8
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1answer
242 views

How did John Carter survive on Mars?

In the movie John Carter, he (John Carter) is able to jump high because of low gravity but how does he survive there if the atmosphere is so different than Earth's?
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1answer
84 views

Why was Dawson not called to testify?

Why was Dawson not called to testify that he was ordered to operate Code Red?
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2answers
69 views

Knowing more about Santiago

Jessup keeps saying that Santiago's death is important to save many other lives. I didn't get it. I wish somebody could explain this to me. Moreover, if he was so weak, how come he got recruited for ...
4
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1answer
148 views

TV series about futuristic earth where brutal ruler rules

I remember watching a TV series on Bindass or its sister channel about a Futuristic earth (looks like de-evolved) in Hindi dubbed language may be 5-6 years ago. Where a Brutal King rules a large land. ...
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2answers
176 views

Radar's Hat's resting place

In the T.V. series M*A*S*H Radar does something with his hat. I'm wondering what he does with that hat that finishes one of the Leaving episodes.
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2answers
4k views

What happened at the end of Rocky?

It's been sometime since I saw Rocky, but I remember being confused by the ending. The fight ends by both of them grabbing each other, and the referee pulling them apart. Rocky then goes looking for ...
5
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2answers
353 views

Why doesn't the Ice King's crown affect Jake?

In the season 3's "Thank You" Finn & Jake beat up the Ice King, and nearly at the end of the episode when the Ice King is restrained Jake takes his crown and wears it: It's been said and shown ...
5
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0answers
3k views

Programming language of Elysium reboot code [closed]

In "Elysium", Carlyle programs this "reboot code". You can see a short sequence of him doing the coding, and I think I recognize Intel 386 assembly language (something like MOV EAX, EBX). Can ...
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1answer
90 views

Of whom are the photo portraits in Larry's office?

In The Larry Sanders Show you can see a bunch of portraits hanging in Larry's office, as shown in this screenshot: The third from the top is Johnny Carson, but who are the other three?
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0answers
135 views

What were Henryk, Halina and others chosen for?

At Warsaw Ghetto, policemen randomly picked some Jews and the rest were sent to station for the extermination camp. I assume some were picked because they were better built as later said by somebody ...
2
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3answers
498 views

Movie that repeatedly starts at the end and rewinds ten minutes

What movie starts at the end and then rewinds about 10 minutes and then starts again at the end and rewinds a further 10 minutes etc?
2
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1answer
213 views

In the 1974 version of The Longest Yard, what was the reason for the drop kick?

In the original, 1974 version of The Longest Yard, during the big game, the convicts are on the 16 yard line facing fourth and four and Crewe calls for a drop kick. The kick is successful (though if ...
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1answer
178 views

A talking typewriter?

A movie about a writer who goes on some kind of strange journey with a talking typewriter. In one scene there are people drinking from straws in people's heads, and dealers make an addictive drug from ...
3
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1answer
223 views

1970s anime about a boy never being able to see his princess mother

This TV series was broadcast in the 1970s. The story premise was about a young boy who was being kept away from his birth mother who was of some high rank like a princess or other. It was during the ...
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2answers
947 views

Why did Andy not reveal his plan to Red directly?

Andy left a series of clues for Red to discover. But why couldn't he just tell him all that directly?
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1answer
258 views

B&W 1930s British film - two couples live together in country house as trial marriage

This an old movie, a comedy. It's about a wealthy playboy who's interested in a nice girl. Also, a broke man wants to marry a wealthy but nasty woman. They all meet at a party. The nasty lady says ...
5
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1answer
400 views

Animated film for adults with funny bathroom scene

This was an crudely-ish animated film around the early 90s. Had swearing and adult themes. I remember a tiny red ball that gave the beholder unlimited strength. The bad general of the film had the ...
3
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1answer
90 views

How could Voyager navigate inside the void in “Night”?

How could Voyager navigate inside the starless void? Especially since it was very large. Taking one year to cross. Some sort of inertial navigation maybe?
3
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1answer
92 views

Why does the father lose his mind?

I recently watched Walkabout and while I really liked the movie, its beginning left me quite confused. Why does the father lose his mind and attempt to kill his kids and finally kill himself? The ...
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1answer
401 views

Drama about a surrogate mother who falls in love with a doctor

I'm trying to identify a drama movie about a woman who met a couple in an accident and agreed to be their surrogate and carry their baby to get money. She falls in love with a doctor without telling ...
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2answers
97 views

What changed Nader's mind?

In the beginning of A Separation, Nader didn't really want to get divorced and was only trying to oppose his wife's decision seemingly wanting to convince her his own way. But, at the middle of the ...
6
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2answers
220 views

Post office reference in movie Ronin

In the movie "Ronin", there is a scene where Sam and the gang have to locate Gregor. Sam knows a guy locally who can help. When he approaches his contact he asks him where the nearest post office is. ...
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1answer
849 views

Why is this formula useful in Iron Man 3?

I watched Iron Man 3 today, and wonder what this formula is about. Is it an important topic of physics? You know, like Transformers: Dark of the Moon, as I can recall, when an answer of some formula ...
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3answers
949 views

Why were there no interrogation scenes with Jack and Henley?

In Now You See Me, during the FBI investigation of the supposed bank robbery (the first trick of the Four Horsemen) they're all interrogated seperately by Agent Rhodes in the usual plain grey ...
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vote
1answer
118 views

Translation of words spoken by King Julien

What is the English translation of what King Julien says here from the movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. The language sounds Russian, but I am not sure.
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2answers
420 views

Rose's voice in Doctor Who Season 4

Towards the end of Season 4 of the new Doctor Who we meet Rose Tyler again. In these episodes she seems to speak with some sort of speech impediment which is never explained. Is this intentional? Is ...
8
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3answers
356 views

Why don't they try to change the past?

I always saw Twelve Monkeys as being centered around the fact that the past cannot be changed. But why is that? Is it a physical law that makes it impossible to change or is it just the scientists ...
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2answers
423 views

Is the Mayor of Quahog Batman?

In Family Guy the mayor of Quahog is Adam West Is this character a representation of the actor who played Batman? Or is the character's name just a coincidence?
9
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1answer
338 views

Guy returns home to find time has lapsed by 17 years

The beginning of the movie shows a scene where a boy goes out to play, only to return home and find that time has lapsed by more than 17 years. It might have something to do with time travel. Which ...
3
votes
1answer
332 views

Man gives boy and girl an egg which begins to grow warm

There were two kids - a boy and a girl - and some guy gave them something like an egg or a rock that was getting more warm. They were supposed to hold it so that it could later create something like a ...
6
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2answers
259 views

Did the blue pills cause behavioral modification?

In The Bourne Legacy, the blue pills enhanced the intelligence of the agents. But did they only enhance intelligence, or did they also affect the agents' behavior? I remember them saying that the ...
2
votes
1answer
147 views

Identify film from 1970's shown together with Fritz The Cat

This film is from the early 70's and was shown together with Fritz the Cat. It was a traditional film which switched to animation. The animated scene was about a boy and a man on a trolley. The man ...
3
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1answer
132 views

Shouldn't Kang be concerned when the Secret Service agent does not return?

The Secret Service agent who was the traitor informed Kang that Banning was dead. After that the agent did not return to Kang for a long time. Shouldn't Kang, who was a wicked mastermind, have doubted ...
4
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3answers
4k views

Did Mike's granddaughter get Mike's money?

When Mike died, did the DEA confiscate his money, or did his granddaughter inherit it?
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votes
1answer
260 views

Documentaries about the Russian Space Program [duplicate]

I've seen a lot of documentaries made about the U.S. Space program, but, I've never seen any about the Russian program. Has any such documentary been made and released? And, if possible, I would ...

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