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Can you Identify the film where a retired cop alters his badge?

I know I'm going to hit myself in the face with a huge "DUH" when someone quickly answers this, but what film is it where a retired police officer removes his old badge and alters it to play cop ...
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Did Bryan have two seperate hotel rooms?

I am somewhat confused as to what happens in the hotel. The bad guys go to the girl's room, but don't find her. They then go to her dad's room, but didn't find her in there but see the open window. ...
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Does Two-Face Die at the end in the Dark Knight movie?

Does the Two-Face die in the final scene of the Dark Knight? If he does, then how does he become one of the long lasting rival of Batman?
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What does the carnie say?

In the Season 3 Christmas Special of Downton Abbey, after Daisy wins the gold sovereign in the ring toss, the carnie running the ring toss says something to his assistant that I couldn't understand. ...
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404 views

Movie with comedy sketches from late '70's/early 80's

With the release of Movie 43 earlier this year, it reminded me of a comedy that I saw when I was younger. I am guessing it was released in the late 1970's or early 1980's and was filled with ...
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Which Carebears series had Mimi in it

I think her name is Mimi. From what I remember of the series of carebears, there was this dark dimension and the bad guy was a cloaked guy and he had a minion called Pugsley (think that's how you ...
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Horror movie about man with hallucinations [closed]

Possible horror movie. A man with a beard (and maybe glasses), walks alone at night suffering from hallucinations and remembering things from his past too. We see a flashback of him as a child, ...
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How does stan lee's random appearance work in Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Stan lee's cameo in the Marvel Cinematic Universe are as follows - In Iron Man (2008) Stan lee appears with three blonds to resemble Hugh Hefner. In The Incredible Hulk (2008), Lee ...
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How could Eisenheim achieve those reflections on the scene in that era?

In The Illusionist (2006), how could Eisenheim achieve those reflections (visions) on the scene? Even in one of the scenes, there was a (ghost) boy walking through the audience. Given that the film ...
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126 views

Is this incident realistic in Vacancy?

In Vacancy (2007), David Fox is stabbed at night (supposedly after midnight), and at the end of the film (in daytime), it turns out he's still alive. Is it possible in real life that a person is ...
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107 views

Movie with cursing priest in tank [closed]

Saw this late 80's early 90's on Cinimax. Futuristic Mad Max'ish. Starts with a man and women fighting in an arena. All books and magazines outlawed, everything is highly censored. Renegades search ...
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625 views

What was the name of the cartoon that had talking animals protecting their forest

I remember having VHS tapes of it back when i was a kid (before i learned that VHS was a scam cause the players almost always destroyed the tapes). From what i remember, there was this Baron guy who ...
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What kind of apparatus is Bane's mask?

During the course of the film, it is explained that Bane has to wear his mask in order to keep his pain level down to a bare minimum. During the final fight, we see Batman start to disable this ...
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182 views

Did the show Seinfeld come about in a manner similar to the way it was depicted in the show?

On Seinfeld, Jerry and his friend George proposed a show to NBC executives about 'nothing,' featuring his friends and people he knows. How close was the experience of Jerry and George getting 'Jerry' ...
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470 views

How did FBI know that Amanda Young was an accomplice of Jigsaw?

How did FBI know that Amanda Young was an accomplice of Jigsaw at the point of Saw 4? I mean at this instance the people who knows the reality of Amanda Young are dead or in traps. So who informed ...
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Why does Jack Nicholson say “Here's Johnny!” in The Shining when his character is called Jack?

In The Shining, when Jack Torrance has clearly gone mad and is chopping down the bathroom door with an axe to get to his wife, why does Jack Nicholson say "Here's Johnny!" when his character's name is ...
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61 views

The Reaping alternate soundtrack [closed]

I liked 'The Reaping' film, however the John Frizell soundtrack seemed a safe choice compared to the usually suspenseful work of Philip Glass which was rejected for some reason. Why was the original ...
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191 views

What is the theme of Cash Back?

Today I watched Cashback. But I am in doubt whether I understood its theme properly or not. At the end, it is a love story. But somethings I could not connect to the plot. Like his power to pause time ...
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316 views

Why has the Moonraker Shuttle Carrier Aircraft crashed in the Yukon?

In the James Bond movie Moonraker (1979), the earliest plot development is the theft of a Moonraker shuttle from the back of a 747 SCA, which, according to Bond (approx. 9m 36s into the film), ...
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1k views

What is the CBI in the Mentalist?

The CBI in the mentalist stands for California Bureau of Investigation, initially I thought this was a regional office of the FBI, but it doesn't seem to be (no FBI-labelled jackets/body-armour ...
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271 views

Why did Aaron Cross all of a sudden zone out?

In the movie The Bourne Legacy, Aaron Cross goes to the Philippines in an effort to infect himself with a virus that will make him permanently more intelligent. His reasoning is that he wasn't the ...
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777 views

In “Synecdoche, New York” what is the meaning of the character name Sammy Barnathan?

Sammy Barnathan is a key character in "Synecdoche, New York," which was written and directed by Charlie Kaufman. In the interview excerpt below, Kaufman suggests that there is meaning behind the name: ...
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1answer
436 views

Camera shot with close-up next to farther away standing person

While watching Final Destination 3 I noticed a very characteristic camera shot. At a scene where the main character, Wendy, sits in her room at the computer (watching the supposedly foretelling ...
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Why didn't Terrence Howard play Jim Rhodes (Rhodey) in Iron Man 2?

Terrence Howard played Rhodey in Iron Man but Don Cheadle played the character in Iron Man 2. Was there any particular reason why Terrence Howard didn't continue on in the role?
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386 views

A movie where Girlfriend embarrasses both herself as well as her boyfriend

There's a group of friends, young adults, very educated and intellectual. One of these, a guy, brings a new girlfriend to meet his intellectual friends. The girlfriend is clearly not as clever as the ...
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105 views

Flaming swords/on fire swords

What was the first film to use flaming/on fire swords? I'm most interested in when they're used in an offensive manner.
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What film or tv show is being referenced in Psych episode Santabarbaratown?

At the end of the finale of Psych season 6, called "Santabarbaratown", Gus and Shawn have an exchange wherein Shawn says, referring to Dahlia Twon, "his sister, his girlfriend, his girlfriend, his ...
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548 views

Where does the name “Ewoks” come from?

Everyone knows that the cute, fuzzy critters from Return of the Jedi are called the Ewoks... but how does everyone know that? If you watch the movie carefully, you'll notice that they never use the ...
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99 views

What is “crimping”?

In "The Mighty Boosh", Vince Noir (Noel Fielding) and Howard Moon (Julian Barratt) have developed a kind of vocal play in which they seemingly talk rhythmic gibberish in an a cappella style. I'm not ...
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284 views

Upcoming movie about an android

At some point in the last year, I saw a preview for a movie at the theater. What I remember is a person dressed in a hoodie walking into a private bathroom at a gas station or something. The ...
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1answer
139 views

How come Lauren isn't harmed during her relationship with Bo?

In the TV show 'Lost Girl', Bo is a succubus, and succubi survive by feeding off the sexual energy of others, which can lead to death of the 'food' during the process. Up until recently, Bo went a ...
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1answer
344 views

Heist movie where a guy uses camouflage and fails

This movies dates before 2000. It is about a heist, if I recall correctly, a diamond is the objective. The particular scene I remember is one guy using a camouflage to blend with the floor of the ...
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Was Patrice hired for murder or suicide?

In Skyfall, the contract killer Patrice travels to Shanghai where he forces entry into a skyscraper and shoots a man in an adjacent building with his sniper rifle, when he is attacked and inadvertedly ...
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When was Jill Valentine taken control?

I've just finished watching Resident Evil: Afterlife and appear to have missed the scene where Jill Valentine got this red spider strapped to her. When did this happen? Was it in this movie or did ...
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67 views

Video of Nikki killing thugs in Episode 1

Still going through Season 1, so please bear with me. When Nikki looks the video camera which was running when she had killed the thugs in Episode 1, all she sees is static. However, when she spends ...
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664 views

What is meaning of movie title “The Naked Gun”?

What is the meaning of the title "The Naked Gun" in the series of detective-spoof movies starring Leslie Nielsen? Is it a joke based on an existing detective movie with a similar name? Or perhaps a ...
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364 views

Sci-fi movie where the protagonist meets his aged daughter in the future at the end [closed]

What is the name of this sci-fi movie where the protagonist meets his aged daughter in the future at the end? I think the movie is from the late 90s early 2000s. I think it was set in the space and ...
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2k views

Who really killed Mr Brown in Reservoir Dogs?

(Spoiler Ahead) In the movie Reservoir Dogs Mr Brown (played by Quentin Tarantino) is found dead after Mr White (Harvey Keitel) shoots down the cops. However before the brief shoot out he was talking ...
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1answer
334 views

What causes a high budget title to be direct-to-DVD?

We've all heard the saying "released straight to DVD" to indicate the failure of a movie to make it into the theaters. Now, I'm not talking about the "made for DVD" films, or foreign films that were ...
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966 views

What was the purpose of 'Pursuit of Happyness'

I heard that there was a history behind the movie 'Pursuit of Happyness', as this was the dream project of Will Smith. I loved that movie and want to know the story. Can anyone help me find it? PS: ...
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84 views

Where is Lost Girl supposed to be based?

I do not remember the in-story locale of Lost Girl ever being mentioned in the show, it is filmed in Toronto however, and in many scenes notable landmarks (such as the CN tower) can be seen which are ...
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1answer
98 views

Which pact is being referred to?

As the title asks, what is the Pact referred to in the 2012 Movie "The Pact" I've watched the movie but I don't recall any reference to a pact? Is it that the sisters agree not to talk about what ...
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Do Frodo and Bilbo live forever at the end of the Lord of the Rings trilogy?

Elrond mentions that going to The Undying Land which is west of Middle Earth allows Elves to be immortal. Does this apply to other creatures such as Hobbits? I know Frodo and Bilbo Baggins go there ...
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454 views

Why stay in Los Angeles?

I always thought it was shocking at the end of American History X that Derek didn't leave Los Angeles and possibly take his family with him. I was under the impression that, after he got out of ...
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1answer
556 views

What is the point of the ending scene in In The Mood For Love?

First of all, the movie was incredibly difficult for me to follow. Contrary to the way Wong Kar wai directed 2046, which was just as confusing in places but always backed up by narration, In The Mood ...
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2answers
7k views

Meaning of the biblical quote at the end of Raging Bull?

The movie Raging Bull closes with a Biblical quote from the Gospel of John. What is the meaning of the quote, and how does it relate to the plot of the film? "So, for the second time, [the ...
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378 views

Are the password cracking methods used in the film remotely realistic?

Prompted by this question Why are computer hackers shown to either be geniuses, or show them doing it in fantastic ways? I trawled my brain to find any examples I could remember of anything resembling ...
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1answer
7k views

The last scene of the Breaking Bad mid-season 5 finale

Hank's epiphany in the last scene spawns a flashback from season 3 (I think) where he and Walt talk about a book that Gale owned(?); maybe Gale owned it. Whatever the case, there was the same book ...
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262 views

Identify this film where a school girl's personal diary got so much attention

I remember a color film may be of 90's or more, where The main lead is a girl who writes every movement of her life in a diary but with little divergence. I mean she writes in the diary.. all the ...
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216 views

Why are rainy scenes in Thelma & Louise sunny?

Why do rainy scenes in Thelma & Louise movie happen in sunny weather? I know sometimes when it rains it's possible to see the sun in sky, but this happens in several scenes even in different ...

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