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Young girl with scars on face

I believe it features Susan Ward. The story is that of a young girl with scars or burns on her face. She meets a young lad. He takes interest and sets her up for a robbery, but she's caught and goes ...
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Did anyone ever actually take home the goat from “Let's Make A Deal”?

After reading today's XKCD, I've actually become curious. Is there any record of a contestant actually wanting to go home with the goat (or other Zonk!) on Let's Make a Deal?
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What was the restaurant in New York shown at the end of “The Other Woman”

What restaurant did the girls meet up in, in New York, at the end of the movie The Other Woman?
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Director tries to make a horror film starring an old man!

I think this is a pretty old film. May be a black & white one. A film director tries to makes a horror film in which lead role is played by an old man, who dies later really after shoot is ...
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Who was Derek Reese going to kill?

In S02E09 of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Complications, Jesse has captured a man she believes to be Charles Fischer (a notorious Skynet collaborator) and is trying to convince Derek to ...
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Is Mia Wallace (Uma Thurman) from Pulp Fiction the same person as The Bride in Kill Bill?

I was watching Pulp Fiction tonite and I suddenly realized that Uma's character makes reference to her failed pilot, Fox Force Five, and her character's prowess with knives. It made me think of her ...
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What are light meters needed for in digital movies?

I know when shooting on film, a light meter is used to determine the amount of exposure time for the film to get the right colours. Wikipedia also mentions they're used to to determine the optimum ...
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What kind of blood they use in movies for bloody scenes?

I always wondered what kind of blood is used in Movies. I thought it could be of animals or color or least possibly Human Blood which I am sure will not be legal. I doubt because in a lot of movies ...
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What did the Cossack utter towards the two men in “The Duellists”?

There is a point in The Duellists where in Russia, they are about to duel each other with pistols. They are interrupted by a Cossack who spews some words at them. What did he say?
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How could Lt. Hicox fluently speak German and then give himself away by using the wrong gesture?

In Inglorious Basterds Lt. Hicox is an English officer who speaks German fluently yet with a mild accent. Speaking a language fluently requires a lot of practice with native speakers and so spending a ...
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Help me find this tv series : weird unkillable evil neighbor

I've seen it long ago (prolly 10 years ish now?), only like once or twice, pretty sure it was a tv show and not a movie but could even be wrong on that, all i remember is: There is a guy and a girl ...
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Why did the government not want Frank to fight?

In Bloodsport (1988), when Frank's superiors find out he is going to Hong Kong to fight in the Kumite, they try to stop him. He evades Helmer and Rawlins (the agents who were sent to bring him back ...
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992 views

Why is Before Midnight considered an “Adapted Screenplay?”

Before Midnight has been nominated for a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar. As there is no other source material (like a book or play), why is this not an "Original Screenplay?" From The New York Times: ...
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What do actors do when dialog is designed not to be heard?

I was watching the Silver Linings Playbook tonight and the final scene made me think of this question. During the beginning of the final scene, which takes place in Pat Solitano Sr.'s house, Bradley ...
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1answer
159 views

Identify movie (WWII) about a boy has to go to switzerland to tell accounts numbers

I saw this movie years ago, like 4 years or more. I guess it's in french language. It's during WWII (I don't know, but it has something to do with Nazis). It's about a french woman who's against the ...
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Why do most of the WWII movies show Nazi soldiers as well-clothed?

Almost all WWII movies depicts Nazi officers and soldiers as well-dressed and handsome. On the other hand, allied officers and soldiers are always shown wearing torn uniforms, etc. Why?
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The longest gap between a movie and its sequel

Dumb and Dumber To is to be released later this year, 20 years after the original Dumb & Dumber. This motivates me to ask what is the longest gap between release date of a movie and its sequel. ...
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Did what happened to Gwen Stacy meant to make place for Mary Jane?

Gwen Stacy dies in the arms of Peter Parker the Spiderman in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Did she have to die, so that Mary Jane would be back on the next sequel They would not have to shoot Spiderman ...
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SCTV: is “Monster Chiller Horror Theatre” based on “Monsters we Know and Love?”

Back in the mid-seventies in Toronto, there was a regular horror movie on CityTV on Saturday nights called "Monsters we Know and Love," which was hosted by Gene Taylor but also featured a sidekick ...
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599 views

Animated post apocalyptic movie with soldier made from decaying tissue

In the early 90s I watched an animated movie about black hollow soldiers fighting on earth. They were made of decaying tissue from people thrown into some big vat or a cave. people/prisoners were ...
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142 views

Horror movie in a hospital

There was a horror movie happening in a hospital. I remember the horrific possessed/poltergeist was a female, perhaps old woman on wheelchair. And I remember at some point the hospital began to be ...
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1answer
94 views

British WWII propaganda movie involving the 'little man'

I recall seeing an over the top (propaganda - I presume) film set in WWII. It was about as subtle as a brick to the head and I'd like to watch it again for kitsch value. Aspects I remember: Set in ...
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Why does Doug Stamper have so much influence over Rachel?

Why does Doug Stamper have so much influence over Rachel in House of Cards? I don't see why Rachel can't simply escape Doug.
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How did Brad Tonkin and Curtis Chen team up on Continuum?

In Continuum season 3, what is the relationship between Brad Tonkin and Curtis Chen? They have completely unrelated back-stories, but somehow they are shown teaming up to
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560 views

Help identify circa 1970s animated movie with bizarre wedding

I remember a movie from my childhood that was based on a common folk tale. It was in a very odd animation style (though I cannot remember which). The strongest memory was that there was a very strange ...
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56 views

King war fortune teller magic

This was a film I saw as a child. I don't exactly remember the plot but a soldier becomes king after king's death, and the death was rather comical. Then one day he wishes to select his queen from a ...
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On Amazing Race, do the teams know in advance what the penalty will be for giving up on a task?

On both Amazing Race and Amazing Race Canada, I've seen teams given time penalties for not finishing a roadblock. Do the teams know what those penalties are or is it a surprise to them when they take ...
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Why do we say that Captain America is the first avenger?

We already know that Captain America is the first avenger. There is a Thor in the avengers team and he is older than Captain America. Why do we call Captain America the first avenger?
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Sign in Sam's office

In Sam's office in the TV show Cheers there is a yellow sign that reads "Electric work by Memphis..." but I can't make out the whole thing. What does it say? The sign can be partially seen in this ...
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462 views

What does it mean for TV shows to be ordered?

Whenever a TV channel wants a new series of a show, they are said to order it. I don't understand why they use this word—wouldn't it make sense to say Channel X is making another series of Y. Why is ...
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Back-story of the “crawling worshippers” in S3 of Breaking Bad? [duplicate]

One of the early S3 episodes opens with men and women crawling across a town. Crawling up a road. The car with Tuco's cousins pulls up, they both get out and start crawling too. Towards what ...
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How did they film Patsey being whipped?

A Sequence in 12 Years A Slave shows Patsey, a plantation worker, being tied to a pole and whipped. The shot is horrifying, and shows her flesh being torn and rendered open by the whip as it makes ...
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How did they make Hitler disappear in “Your Job in Germany”?

In "Your Job in Germany", at approximately 1:22, Hitler, who was standing behind a podium giving a speech, fades into blackness, but the podium itself remains. IMDB credits Adolf Hitler as himself, ...
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What is the English translation of the French dialogue in “Croissant de Triomphe”?

"Croissant de Triomphe," one of the episodes of the 2013 cartoon series Mickey Mouse, contains all French dialogue. What is the English translation of the episode's dialogue?
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What kind of animal is the beast of Gevaudan, exactly?

In the 2001 French film, Brotherhood of the Wolf, we don't get to see the actual animal. Any hints or clues from any scene of the movie that can tell us what kind of animal the beast was?
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Terminator Haircut Change

Is there a reason why Terminator haircut changes after he crashes into the wall? Is there a deleted scene by any chance that was cut out as one can see that haircut of terminator changes. This is in ...
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Are there any plans to make a sequel to the film Evolution (2001) [closed]

Evolution which I took as director Ivan Reitman's attempt to reboot the GhostBusters franchise. Was a good film (by my standards) and it's been more then ten years now since it's release. Is there any ...
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Why don't General Zod's people seem to age?

In the movie Man of Steel, After Krypton's explosion freed General Zod and his crew, they searched for Superman for 33 years. Shouldn't they be look 33 years older than they did when they were ...
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What is the significance of the post-credits scene in Pontypool?

After the credits, the scene shifts to a radically different view: a stylized black-and-white version of Grant and Sydney in what looks like a far-eastern atmosphere. As Grant describes his plan to ...
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335 views

Why Disney/Marvel doesn't have rights for Badoon?

Badoon's story got stripped away from Guardians of the Galaxy film (2014) and Wikipedia say’s Badoon film rights belonged to 20th Century Fox. But how, as per my knowledge Kree more belongs to ...
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Why don't they show subtitles for the Spanish dialogues?

I am a huge fan of Breaking Bad and I am currently watching season -3. One thing that I have noticed is that there are several scenes where characters talk in Spanish and some of these scenes are ...
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How were the others able to handle the power of the stone?

I understand that Peter Quill was able to handle infinity stone without destroying himself possibly because his father is a (powerful?) alien of an unknown species. But how were the other Guardians of ...
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Title of Documentary about a guy spending his time pranking society

There was this guy who spent most of his life working shitty jobs and putting all his energy into pranking people. And his daughter made a documentary about him. Among his jokes were the following: ...
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Why does air traffic control react a certain way in “The Strain” S01E01?

Be warned. Spoilers ahead. I feel like I'm missing something obvious... at the beginning of episode S01E01 of The Strain, air traffic control notices the flight has simply stopped on the runway. ...
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What was with the beggar in Mr Nobody?

In Mr. Nobody, In Anna's version of the story, it shows a woman beggar twice. Once when Nemo gives him money and second when she dies. I never understood these scenes' importance much. First I thought ...
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Why are those robots called Jaegers?

When watching Pacific Rim in German it didn't strike me much to hear those giant robots being called "Jäger" (hunters), only to be surprised by the fact that they are called "Jaegers" in the original, ...
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Why do some closing credits show the character name of only one actor?

In some closing credits, one (*) actor is listed with the name of her/his character in addition, in the form: [Actor name] as [Character name]. I always thought this is the case for actors playing ...
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190 views

80s horror movie about a video rental store

I vaguely remember a horror movie where the plot involved a video rental store where people would rent horror movies only to find out that the movies were real events that were videotaped or something ...
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Does Major Cage Still Have the Reset Ability?

At the end of Edge of Tomorrow, after Cage kills the Omega and gets soaked in Omega blood, he regains his ability to jump back in time. We see that he dies and wakes up in the helicopter and all is ...
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129 views

WWI Movie about a large ship?

There was a movie about a secret British female agent (supposedly OSA or MI5) tasked to defend a large passenger ship secretly carrying supplies for the Allies. While there is a German spy on board ...

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