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271 views

Did Mel Gibson give any of his profits back to charity? [closed]

Did Mel Gibson give any of his profits from The Passion of the Christ back to charity? He raked in a lot of money but I can't find anything on the internet of him sharing his profit.
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346 views

Children's movie where two girls chase a ball into the woods and they meet father time. Half live-action, half animation

Okay so, when I was a kid I watched this movie. It had to be in the late 1980s to early 1990s where two little girls are playing with a ball and the ball ends up in the woods. So the girls chase it ...
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308 views

Sketch comedy about the British class system

Sometime in the 1990s (just maybe the 1980s) I saw one episode of a sketch comedy show that I was not familiar with and it has stuck in my head ever since. The episode was concerned with notion of ...
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1answer
330 views

X Files known by other name?

I was just searching on IMDB for movies with the word "Dark" in the title (results), and I noticed a ways down that the X-Files tv series had an annotation under it that lists another name: aka ...
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1answer
86 views

Comedy sketch regarding bank bailout/debt crisis

I am looking for a sketch that I saw online a few years ago. My memory is that it included Mitchell and Webb from That Mitchell and Webb Look, but I was unable to find it from there. The sketch has ...
2
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1answer
317 views

Aunt forces girl to marry her cousin

A father leaves his daughter to an aunt and go and tell her to return, but does not return . After several years her aunt forcing girl to marry her cousin who had taken care of before. After this move ...
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1answer
3k views

What gave Caincross away in the Imitation Game?

In the Imitation Game (2014), Alan Turing finds out that his associate John Caincross is a Soviet spy after reading a passage bookmarked in the Bible. I know it was explained earlier, but what was it ...
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513 views

Handcuffs found by Yuri

In the second episode of Fortitude we see Yuri entering the empty police station in order to return the rifle that the sheriff lent him. While searching through the place he finds a pair of handcuffs ...
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1answer
123 views

Who is the narrator in the movie Book Thief?

I have just saw the movie and I have some doubts about the narrator's identity. In the first part of the movie it made me suspect that he is Liesel's brother (I think there was a line were he ...
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1answer
267 views

80's Parasite horror movie

This movie was about an upper-middle-class family with a teenage daughter. They hire an attractive young woman as their housekeeper. The woman (housekeeper) quickly starts flirting with the husband ...
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1answer
276 views

Where and why is the Royal Coat of Arms in the title sequence of 30Rock

During the opening title sequence of 30Rock we see various images around Rockerfeller Plaza including NBC studios and the building itself, there is a shot which looks identical to the Royal Coat of ...
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94 views

Did Wolfe kill Triphammer? [closed]

Did Triphammer die in the fight with Wolfe on episode 5 of Powers (2015)? I really like him and it would be a shame for him to die like this, he's such a kind soul.
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104 views

80's TV episode (maybe 70's rerun) with a helicopter and grenades

I have this obscure memory of this TV show I saw when I was a kid. In the episode, there were 2 guys in a helicopter and they were dropping grenades, but the grenades were exploding before they hit ...
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2answers
626 views

Movie with a tiny winged prince, swamp frogs, and heavy snow

Out of nowhere i suddenly have this vague memory of an animated movie i watched as a child (i was born 93 so the 90's but it might have been an old tape). This is what i can recall so far: There were ...
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1answer
214 views

Scifi Movie or TV Series that I watched somewhere within 1990-2005

I remember little about the movie, but the plot was: in modern world wizards or mages or sorcerers exist and there are magic items. I also remember a boy or guy riding near some rocks on the river ...
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1answer
953 views

Did Robert Redford name the Sundance Film Festival after the character he played?

Redford portrays 'The Sundance Kid' in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, which is one of his more famous roles. The movie came out in 1969. He co-founded the Sundance film festival in 1978. Did he ...
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74 views

Brazil 1985 - What build is Jill's Rig and what are the extra wheels for?

Video of the semi truck: Jill's truck seem to be an American build and had its original casing replaced with something more industrial looking. It's also got a pare ...
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1answer
162 views

Looking for name of a 2010-ish comedy featuring skydiving at a bachelor party.

I am trying to find the name of a movie that I saw a few years back, probably 2010 - 2012 on hbo, showtime or starz. I can only remember bits of information, hoping someone here can recognize it and ...
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1answer
235 views

When did Sullivan exactly realize who the undercover guy (DiCaprio) was?

When does Sullivan find out who the undercover guy (DiCaprio) was in The Departed? Is it when he says on the phone: So it is you. Thank God you're all right. We were very worried. And how ...
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1answer
369 views

Ultimate fate of Captain Hook in 1991's Hook movie?

In the 1991 movie Hook (starring Robin Williams), what was the ultimate fate of Captain Hook? I know he was swallowed by the stuffed crocodile, but still, this was just a stuffed crocodile. It didn't ...
2
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1answer
53 views

What country are the text pranksters supposed to be from?

In Community Season 6 Episode 3, some unknown schoolkids are kidding the principal into thinking he has Jeff Winger's mobile number and that he's texting him. The Schoolkids look Oriental but what ...
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1answer
152 views

Who really owns the pocket watch, Richard or Elise?

Who really owns the pocket watch in the movie Somewhere in Time? In the beginning of the movie the old Elise (Jane Seymour) gives the pocket watch to Richard (Christopher Reeve) asking him to come ...
3
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1answer
153 views

Movie with a light bulb fight game

I remember seeing a while ago, possibly on tv, a scene from what I think was a bit of a sappy coming of age movie. The scene was a couple of young boys running around their street, stealing the light ...
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677 views

Words on the screen in John Wick

In John Wick we see that some words that are said in English are written on the screen in different colors. Did they have any special meaning? Like if we place those words (e.g. the blue ones) next to ...
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1answer
188 views

What is the current status of Neo in the matrix?

I want to know what is the current status of NEO "The ONE" in The Matrix. Is he dead? Or is he alive? Or is he in some kind of Limbo state? Why couldn't he do some alternate method to defeat the ...
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1answer
149 views

Big Fish precursor?

When I saw the 2003 movie Big Fish, I immediately thought to myself: I know that plot from a different movie! But in all commentaries that I have read about Big Fish, I have not seen any references ...
2
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1answer
114 views

I'm trying to find a B/W sci fi movie

I remember that two men and a woman were picked up by a space ship. They were in a room that was lined with boxes, somewhat like post office boxes. They figured out how to open them and found useful ...
3
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1answer
506 views

Movie with a scene of a reused condom with chewing gum sticking on it

The general visual impression of the Movie reminded me of the 80s, one scene of it was like this: A young man had sexual intercourse with a woman, the woman left but the used condom stayed inside the ...
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2answers
3k views

Meaning of room numbers in The Matrix Reloaded

The Matrix Reloaded starts at a room 303 where Neo dies in front of it, and the room number of Neo is 101. I want to know what's its meaning. Is there any relation between 101 and 303?
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1answer
181 views

TV Show about criminals serving in the French Foreign Legion instead of going to jail

Some years ago I saw a (I think it was) British, TV-show which was a little like Bad Lads Army but in the French Foreign Legion. The show was about some minor criminals - people who got into bar ...
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1answer
337 views

Regenesis - why is it not widely available?

Series 1 of the Canadian series Regenesis seems widely available worldwide. Series 2 seems to be more rare but none the less, available. However, by the time we get to series 3 & 4 it seems to be ...
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1answer
3k views

Why are trailers called “trailers”?

Why are trailers called "trailers"? Considering the verb "to trail" means "to follow behind", why would something that is shown before the main movie be called a trailer?
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1answer
1k views

What is Stamper negotiating for in his salary?

In episode 3x05 of House of Cards, Stamper is negotiating his salary with Dunbar. His final negotiation is for "One point on the ad buy(?)" He accepts "No points. But I'll do a hundred thousand win ...
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1answer
293 views

Why did Leonard wear Jimmy's cloths?

In the beginning of the story (means end of Memento) Leonard wore Jimmy's cloths and there was a paper in Jimmy's cloths this was how Leonard met Natalie. Why did Leonard do that?
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1answer
131 views

A Question about a scene from About A Boy

When Marcus's mother attempted to commit suicide in About A Boy and was sent to a hospital, Will and Suzie were there. The nurse was asking them about whether the boy has a place to stay that night, ...
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2answers
708 views

Why are some DVDs with old movies have black bars on all four sides of the screen

I've watched a lot of movies in resent years and I certainly know about anamorphic and non-anamorphic presentation of picture on DVDs but still there're some DVD editions that have black bars on all ...
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1answer
367 views

Identify this Dirty Dozen-like Italian (?) movie

I have bought a VHS of the Italian movie Fuoco incrociato (AKA Cross Mission) and although the movie was OK, I was more intrigued by the plot on the back of the VHS cover. It seems that there has been ...
12
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4answers
2k views

Why did Murph's brother and his wife refuse a doctor for their son in Interstellar?

In Interstellar, when Murph visits her brother and his wife, she notices that their son is coughing hard, and she offers to arrange a visit from a doctor for him. The brother and his wife refuse, ...
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1answer
125 views

Why do the cops shoot at Blade without provocation

After Blade invades the coroner, why are the cops so ready to shoot at him and even more so with a machine gun and in force. They never say stop or I'll shoot. Is this just the movie makers need ...
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3answers
684 views

Cant remember title of movie simliar to journey to the center of the earth

Im trying to remember the name of a movie I saw a few years back. It might be from the 90s or the 2000s. It was one of those journey to the center of the earth copies but there was a ship of some ...
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1answer
1k views

What's so great about House Tully?

In Game of Thrones episode 7 of season 1, Petyr Baelish (Littlefinger) describes Catelyn Stark (originally of House Tully) as having "impeccable bloodlines". In addition to this it is constantly ...
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1answer
322 views

What happened to President Walker's immunity?

When Claire was talking to the woman during the campaign, we heard that the woman said, "like when he pardoned Walker and the other guy, the rich one" I understand why he pardoned Tusk, but why would ...
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1answer
111 views

What happened to William Giles?

In the TV series Oz, the character William Giles was put on death row, requested death by stoning, which lead to a new law by the state. He was last seen in the beginning of Season 5, where he won a ...
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1answer
234 views

Murderous woman chases teenage girls in a car

I saw a horror movie two years about a couple of hot teen girls who provoke a creepy, middle-aged woman, who then chases them through a forest and forces them to urinate in their clothes (maybe some ...
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0answers
104 views

What is the significance of purple in the dream world of Sally

In the dream state of Sally in the Being human (US) season 2, when she was controlled by her Reaper self, why everything was purple. From building to interior and even her wardrobe is full of purple ...
6
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1answer
184 views

Non-credit in Julie and Julia

I've read other threads regarding credit/non-credit in movies, but haven't come across my particular question. I was watching "Julie and Julia" last night and noticed something odd about the credits. ...
2
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1answer
161 views

What is this sketch by Rowan Atkinson?

I remember seeing this skit on the TV sometime during the 90's (the actual skit might (or might not) be older, it was not a stage show, and it was not Mr. Bean). It was a short funny sketch by Rowan ...
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1answer
389 views

1990s cartoon regarding three heroes

There used to be a show on Cartoon Network on late 1990s - where there used to be three super heroes. At the time of any war, one used to handle battle on earth wearing a yellow suit. One used to ...
6
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1answer
9k views

Significance of the red elbow in American Sniper

There is a scene in American Sniper where an Iraqi bends down to pick something off the floor and in doing so his elbow was exposed. It was a bright red colour as if it had been burned. From this, ...
5
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2answers
240 views

What's with Garrett glaring at the study group, and then Leonard staring at Garrett?

In Community S06E01 - "Ladders", there is a scene (at about 24 min, at the end of the actual episode) where Garrett is glaring at the study group, then Leonard staring at Garrett, then Leonard giving ...

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