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214 views

Ending scene of The Darjeeling Limited

In the ending scene of The Darjeeling Limited, the three brothers run on the platform to chase a departing train. Suddenly they throw away their luggage one by one and board the train without their ...
2
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1answer
251 views

What you think is the victim, turns out to be the killer

What's that movie where two people are traveling together. One is a tough guy, the other is meek. At the start, it seems like the tough one is the bad guy, forcing the other to travel with him, not ...
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2answers
79 views

Which version of 101 Dalmatians is canon to Once Upon a Time?

In Once Upon a Time, when we are first introduced to Cruella de Vil in Land without the magic, her husband is shown arrested and she runs away in her car with Ursula and Rumpelstiltskin. Later in the ...
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2answers
552 views

Why was Joaquin Phoenix once credited as Leaf Phoenix early in his career?

I recently watched the Ron Howard movie Parenthood from 1989. I completely forgot that a young Joaquin Phoenix stars in the movie. I noticed that Joaquin is credited as Leaf . After some ...
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1answer
116 views

What exactly did the mother tell to her daughter in The Purge: Anarchy?

In The Purge: Anarchy there's the following dialogue between the mother and her daughter: Mother: They buy poor and sick people and they take them in their homes and they kill them where they're ...
6
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1answer
510 views

What happened to the Shadow son of Stannis after killing Renly?

Melisandre promises Stannis to give a son in Season 2 on Game of Thrones. She births a Shadow/Ghost in front of Davos. He killed Renly Barathoeon. What happened to that shadow, is he back with Stannis ...
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1answer
269 views

A movie about tiny people

I remember when I was little watching a movie about tiny people; like the borrowers except it was about a child with a magic dollhouse. Turn the key (to the house) once and everything is normal but, ...
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0answers
132 views

Is Hannibal's last will to eat himself?

In the early episodes of Hannibal season 3, I understood that Dr. Lecter believes we can change the taste of meats (humans and animals) while they are still alive by feeding them with refined flavors. ...
6
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1answer
656 views

Why is Rocket Raccoon obsessed with artificial body parts?

In Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket asks Peter Quill to retrieve a prisoner's leg and he also attempts to get Ravager's cybernetic eye later in the movie. What's with his obsession for artificial body ...
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1answer
69 views

Movie about a black kid adopted in Israel

I think it was released at most 15 years ago; it was set in Israel (that's for sure), but I watched it dubbed in Italian, so I am not sure if it was in english or or ebrew. This movie is about a ...
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5answers
238 views

TV show about evil clown/circus/carnival and a young boy trying to stop this evil

I can remember watching this show during the early 2000s. I think it was a kid show, even though I can remember it being quite dark. All I can think of is that there was this evil ...
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1answer
377 views

Movie about kids entering an old mansion and finding a bottle/lamp

I can't remember clearly about this movie... Maybe it was a 80's or early 90's movie, I can't remember since the last time I watched it was on TV and I was probably 7 or 8. There was these kids ...
2
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1answer
211 views

I can't remember an animated movie

The movie looks like it is from the 90's. It is animated, I'm not sure if it's Disney. It has two children - a boy and a girl- who are possibly orphans. They receive help from two adults - a guy ...
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0answers
107 views

How did Michael “Mike” Ehrmantraut end up working with Gus?

We know that Michael "Mike" Ehrmantraut from Breaking Bad was a former Philadelphia police officer who worked as the Head of Corporate Security at Los Pollos Hermanos. How did he end up working with ...
2
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1answer
84 views

90's movie with a boy who walks the railing of a tower and almost falls

All I can remember is that I watched this movie on direct TV. The boy was ten or eleven. His best friend was a blonde girl who didn't know who her dad was. The boy was either an orphan or something ...
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1answer
241 views

Does anyone know this movie or tv series with aliens?

I'm trying to find a movie that I saw on US television more than four years ago, and it was probably from the late '90s or early 2000s. I think there are three main people: a man, a woman, and a kid. ...
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0answers
149 views

Guy freeze his girlfriend till he find a cure for her. [duplicate]

In the 80s I saw a movie where a couple are in love, the girl had a disease and there was no cure to it, the boyfriend decides to froze his girlfriend until the cure is invented. After several years ...
4
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0answers
216 views

Horror movie with two kids entering in a construction haunted by a black monster

I watched this movie a long time ago (a decade probably). By the visual style the movie was made on the 90's, and probably it was made on the U.S.A. It was color. The plot was about two kids (a boy ...
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1answer
86 views

Looking for a 70s film about time travel and dinosaurs

It was made in the 70s. It starts with a song played over the opening credits. Then a guy has a dinner with his girlfriend outdoors discussing his plans or something. A bit later, he and a few other ...
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5answers
2k views

How did Stannis neutralize the overwhelming superior head count of Mance Rayder's army?

When Stannis arrived at the wall in episode S04E10 of Game of Thrones he had about 10,000 soldiers with him, I am wiling to give him a freedom of doubt and grant him 10,000 more for the argument sake. ...
8
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1answer
4k views

Why is American Pie called American Pie?

I always wondered why a sexual comedy film would be called American Pie. I mean what is the significance of "Pie" in the title?
4
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1answer
604 views

Why did Tyler Durden in Fight club want to get his testicles cut?

Tyler Durden had instructed his followers to cut his balls if he tries to tell the police about their plan. He knew that his other self will try to inform the police. This means that he didn't mind ...
3
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1answer
137 views

The cheque in The Dreamers

In The Dreamers when the parents of Isa and Theo saw them, they wrote a cheque and gone. What was that? They didn't want to face up to children or emancipate them?
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1answer
203 views

Handicapped guy has a dancer wife

I only remember one scene from the movie since it was ages ago. American\English movie, saw it on TV (but I don't think it's a TV movie) in mid 80's to mid 90's. Male white actor, dark hair, sad ...
4
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1answer
134 views

NCIS McGee is he theater, or actual geek?

McGee has some textbook "geek" checkboxes: old mac computers online role playing games problem retaining girlfriends However, I don't think McGee does "R", "Python", or "MatLab". What actual ...
2
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2answers
198 views

The meaning of the Dexter lock in the series Dexter

Every time the series started I remember wondering about the lock on Dexter's door. I was sure I had the same one in my garage so I went to check and it turned out to be a "Dexter" lock. Is there a ...
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1answer
87 views

A Hollywood movie about a popcorn boy challenge dancing competition

I need a dancing-based movie's name, in which one popcorn boy challenges a high-level dance group. Popcorn boy and one other boy search for a dancer around the world, a different kind of dancer. One ...
1
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1answer
174 views

A movie about a girl and a boy singing in high school

I forgot name of one Hollywood's singing-based movies. Help me find its name... In that movie, one boy and one girl meet in a New Year party. They're offered to sing a song; both are new to singing ...
3
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1answer
200 views

Movie about a smart house that locks the family in? [duplicate]

Does anyone know what film this is? (Its NOT the disney one with Katey Segal) I can only remember a few details from the film: Its an American film. Its a Thriller Its from 80s - Early 90s The ...
2
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1answer
81 views

Lawrence of Arabia: women on the cliffs

At about 1:40:00 into the film... When the massed Arabian cavalry leaves the Howeitat encampment to attack Aqaba, they pass by what appear to be women on the surrounding cliffs... ...who are ...
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0answers
54 views

High Moon (The Lotus Caves) Floating Eyeballs

High Moon is a (very loose) TV adaptation of the 1969 book The Lotus Caves. It was started as a pilot for a Syfy TV series, but eventually the series was declined. The Pilot was rigged into an ...
1
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1answer
219 views

Why didn't Fornell recognize Gibbs in “Yankee White”?

The first episode of NCIS starts out with an incident aboard Air Force One, where a Navy officer guarding the "nuclear football" is poisoned. While the Secret Service and FBI are arguing jurisdiction, ...
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1answer
132 views

French movie (comedy, I think) about a man who leaves his family

Don't even remember when I watched it (sometime in the 2000s). I can only remember a few moments from the movie: I remember the man was being bothered by his wife and daughter all the time. The ...
4
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1answer
80 views

Identify a 90s show about ruthless careerist

I saw a show in the 90s about a young man who gets an entry level job (admin or maybe data entry) in a big corporation. He quickly climbs the corporate ladder by manipulating, backstabbing and ...
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1answer
252 views

Deeper meaning to Hank's affection with minerals

I've always wondered what was the true meaning of the drastic shift in Hank's interests when he gets obsessed with minerals in Breaking Bad. There are answers floating around the web saying "minerals ...
10
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2answers
2k views

Does Uncle Ben know Peter Parker is Spider-Man? If not, why would he suggest Peter has any “GREAT power?”

In both the comic strip (I think) and the first Spider-Man movie (for sure), Uncle Ben famously tells the newly spidey-empowered Peter, "With great power, comes great responsibility." However, as far ...
2
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1answer
542 views

Why did Ramsay Bolton transform Theon Greyjoy to Reek?

As we saw in Game of Thrones that Ramsey Bolton tortured, mentally and physically almost constantly, Theon Greyjoy. Then why, instead of killing him, did he transform him to Reek who is completely ...
4
votes
1answer
864 views

Why did Hector kill Gustavo's partner?

In the flashback scene in Breaking Bad, where Gustavo comes to Don Eladio's mansion to offer business with his partner, why did Hector kill the young chemist?
5
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1answer
137 views

Who exactly was Don Eladio within cartel?

Gustavo's revenge on Don Eladio in Breaking-Bad must have meant more than just personal satisfaction for Gustavo. Was Don Eladio running the entire cartel or who was he in general? I assume if he ...
53
votes
4answers
8k views

Why do people repeatedly hit the phone hook switch when disconnected?

Watching a "Columbo" episode recently (c.1971), it had a scene that I realized I used to see a lot in older movies and TV shows. A woman is talking on her rotary phone, when the person on the other ...
3
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2answers
605 views

Why did Sam describe Garth as Ichabod Crane looking?

In Supernatural S09E12 (Sharp teeth) Sam was describing Garth Fitzgerald to the nurse in the hospital saying "He’s a skinny, Ichabod Crane-looking kind of guy." Why did Sam use that description and ...
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1answer
98 views

In the movie Rollerball (1975), why didn't Jonathan quit?

In the original movie Rollerball (1975) Jonathan had many reasons to quit the game. He had reached every success in the sport, was getting old, the upper crust wanted him to quit and threatend him if ...
3
votes
1answer
388 views

Season 2: Why did Skyler stop being angry at Walt?

[Breaking Bad: Season 2] For a few episodes in the first half of the season, Skyler is going out everyday and giving Walt the cold shoulder. The reason is that she knows Walt is bullshitting her and ...
21
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2answers
6k views

In the movie 'Amadeus', did Tom Hulce play all the correct piano notes himself?

I've learned from multiple sources (IMDb, BuzzFeed) that every single note was played perfectly in Amadeus. My question is this: was the person playing those notes the actor Tom Hulce himself, or a ...
5
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2answers
304 views

Why is Dorne culturally so different from the rest of Westeros?

We know that Dorne is part of Westeros like other regions. How come it is so different from them culturally? There is difference in other kingdoms, too, like Northern people respect the Night's Watch ...
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0answers
102 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 ...
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1answer
468 views

TV news-station, San Diego, late 1970s, reporting news vs. selling sensation

I'm looking for an American movie from the 1970s - probably mid to late. It's set at a TV news-station (or possibly, the news-section of a TV-station) in San Francisco San Diego. It's about the ...
2
votes
1answer
106 views

“Royal Toilet”, TV movie

I'm hoping someone can provide information on a movie I saw on TV some time ago. I haven't been able to conjure up anything via Google. As I recall: The movie was a comedy called "Royal Toilet", ...
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1answer
63 views

Truck is inadvertently winched up into a tree

A young teacher working in Africa is to return home in the company of a young man sent to accompany her. She is beautiful. He is somewhat of doofus. At one point in the movie the truck gets stuck ...
5
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1answer
1k views

What happened to Edmure Tully after the Red Wedding?

All the soldiers and commanders from Tully and Stark family were killed during the bedding ceremony of Edmure Tully. What was his fate after this massacre? Did Walder Frey got his own son in law ...

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