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80's movie that involved cyborgs and grappling hooks

I am trying to recall the name of a movie (80's I think) that involved cyborgs/robots and grappling hooks? All I can remember is a good cyborg helping people and a bad cyborg. It is not The ...
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Why didn't Aldrich Killian use the fire-breathing in close combat against Tony Stark?

When getting Rhodes out of the suit, there is a scene showing Killian breathing fire. Why did he not use the same against Tony Stark when fighting him at the end of the movie? Or why did he not use ...
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200 views

African American captures Spanish president's assassination on film

I was watching a movie a while ago and forgot the movie title. It was about an African American who was touring Europe. He at a Spanish presidential ceremony when the president was assassinated. The ...
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Were the Horsemen cards referring to roles?

In Now You See Me the Four Horsemen each receive a card containing a symbol and an invitation on the back. It seems that there was a connection or implication about what that Horsemen were about to ...
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180 views

Marijuana in car ignites and the driver gets high during a car chase

I'm not sure where else on the internet to ask this and I've tried looking extensively myself. Many years ago when I was much younger I saw a movie on TV (SBS Australia if that helps anyone) that I ...
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79 views

Is there any other media that would continue from where Storm Hawks finished

I saw the last episode of season 2 (Episode 52: Cyclonia Rising (Part 2)) a few years ago. Because of how it ended i was waiting for a season 3 however it doesn't seem as if one would be coming out ...
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Why did Yashida “adopt” Yukio?

In The Wolverine we learn that Yukio is neither a real member of the Yashida family nor a mere employee, but she was an orphan found by Yashida when she was a child. When asked by Logan for the ...
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How did the Four Horsemen accomplish their second trick?

In the movie Now You See Me how do the Four Horsemen steal from Arthur Tressler? This is one part of the movie that isn't explained well. There was some explanation about the first trick as well ...
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Significance of Whiplash's presence in the very last scene of “The Unit”

At the very last scene of the TV show "The Unit", when all of the crew is in the chapel for Grey's wedding (except Col. Ryan,) you can see "Whiplash" in the back looking remorsefully at "Redcap". My ...
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825 views

How does video come on the walls of the buildings?

In the movie "Now You See Me", The video is shown on the walls of the building. How did they do this?
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384 views

What do people think what Walt does now?

In Breaking Bad season 4-5, people are told that Walt has won a lot of money in gambling and hence they have bought a Car Wash and clearly Walt doesn't need to work anymore. But the Car Wash is run by ...
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1answer
320 views

When did the scene at the start of Prometheus happen?

The engineers are supposed to have engineered...us, right? That is shown at the beginning of the movie, with the self sacrifice, somehow seeding the initial life on Earth. Panspermia. But if that was ...
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How does Jesse connect the dots in S05E11?

I'm struggling to understand the ending of Breaking Bad S05E11. At the end of the episode Jesse realizes that Huell stole the cigarettes and confronts Saul about it. At one point, Jesse flat out ...
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662 views

What are the radiation zone boundaries for?

In Oblivion there are radiation zones that they cannot cross. Are these really radiation zones or are they boundaries to contain...
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2k views

Why is Caillou bald?

After watching several episodes of Caillou with my son, I have this question burning inside. Why is Caillou bald?
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1answer
336 views

An Indian movie about a man with wolves/dogs

I am trying to remember an Indian movie I saw when I was kid. It is about a man (the hero), who has long hair and a muscled body. He has a lot of dogs or wolves, about 5/6 of them. (they look like ...
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510 views

Cartoon about computer programs fighting computer viruses

I am looking for the name of a cartoon that was made in the late 80's or early 90's. The premise was a group of sentient computer programs who were fighting computer viruses. It might have been ...
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773 views

Why didn't Doc and Marty buy “petrol” in 1885?

There was a refined petroleum product called "petrol" available as far back as 1870 which was used (among other things) to kill lice nits and as a solvent. When internal combustion engines were being ...
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1answer
579 views

Is a blood analyst's salary enough to pay rent for two houses and other expenses in Miami?

In Dexter, Season 4, Dexter keeps two houses, one of his old one for secret works and one for Rita and his children. Similarly in Season 5, He returns to his old house but still keep's Rita's house ...
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911 views

What was the reason for Javert's decision?

In the film Les Misérables Javert kills himself after letting Valjean pass. Why did he commit suicide? Was it because he felt he failed? Was it because he didn't want to be indebted to a criminal? ...
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1answer
92 views

Why does the Inn Keeper feel wronged?

In Les Misérables the Inn keeper follows Valjean after he takes Cosette. He's paid VERY well for her. He never really liked her anyway. Why is he so determined to track and (I'm not even sure what, ...
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84 views

What was Valjean hiding?

In Les Misérables while Cosette and Valjean are talking/singing, the grown up Cosette wants to know about Valjean's past. And why they are constantly on the run. She makes a movement to lift his cuff ...
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1answer
118 views

How faithful are the scripts of Point Blank and Payback to the book, The Hunter?

Both the 1967 Lee Marvin flick, Point Blank, and Mel Gibson's Payback (1999) are based on the novel, The Hunter, by Richard Stark (Donald E. Westlake). Although the underlying premise is similar, the ...
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1answer
75 views

Who is Yost (Keenan Wynn) in Point Blank?

In Point Blank, my initial impression was that the character of Yost was a cop trying to get Walker's cooperation in taking down the organisation. Was this Walker's impression as well?
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1answer
439 views

Serve mean and abusive husband dog food hash for dinner

Which movie that took place in the south showed a mean and abusive husband who was served "dog food hash" for his dinner? He thought it was delicious!
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1answer
200 views

Why did the cop make this decision?

At the end of the French movie Polisse a cop kills herself when she gets promoted and she notices her coworkers don't "care" but I'm sure there were many pre-factors I missed during the film. But what ...
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1answer
161 views

Was the character of Dr. Sidney Freedman created with Hawkeye's final breakdown in mind?

Sidney Freedman was a somewhat enigmatic recurring character on M*A*S*H, who started out his stint on the show examining Max Klinger during one of his "Section 8" claims. Dr. Freedman then shifted ...
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1answer
97 views

Heartfire Quotes in Arrested Development

In Arrested Development Season 4, Heartfire is sometimes subtitled while she is not facing the screen. Is there any list of her dialog that I may read?
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84 views

Where does the girlfriend work?

In Man of Tai Chi, where exactly does Tiger's girlfriend work? I'm guessing that it's some kind of a government office possibly dealing with "historical preservation". But do we know what department ...
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1answer
591 views

Is there any cornetto reference in Hot Fuzz?

So everyone knows about the Cornetto trilogy by now namely these three movies. Shaun of the dead. Hot Fuzz. The World's end. I saw that Simon pegg's character grabs a Cornetto from the Indian ...
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1answer
477 views

How did Hades not find out that Hercules was alive in 18 years?

I've noticed what seems to be a plot hole in the Disney version of the movie Hercules, and I'm hoping someone can fill it in with a logical explanation! So in the beginning of the movie, we have ...
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191 views

What is the main genre of “hacking” films?

What is the main genre of "hacking" films which have hackers as characters in the film, e.g., "Die Hard 4" or "Nikita"? I tried to look up the genre of them but they are just Action | Crime | ...
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Thieves steal gold by melting it through a hole?

Which Movie is this? I remember the opening scene where the thieves make a hole under a bank vault and then heat the gold till it melts down into a trailer placed underneath. I cannot remember what ...
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2answers
387 views

Whose corpse is hanging in the courtyard in S02E09?

In GOT/S2 Ep 9: Blackwater, just before the battle for King's Landing, there is one burnt corpse hanging in the background, on the brick wall up high. This is not to be confused with the 2 orphan boys ...
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What's the military purpose of the “my rifle, my gun” drill in Full Metal Jacket?

One of the scenes in the Boot Camp section of Full Metal Jacket has the recruits marching their barracks holding their rifle in one hand and their crotch in the other, chanting "This is my rifle, this ...
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1answer
199 views

A movie in which martial arts plays a major role

I have seen a movie quite some time ago in the local channel. It was dubbed movie in the local language, so they kept the movie name as Martial Arts. But I don't think this is the real name of the ...
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1answer
512 views

What was Benedick and Beatrice's relationship?

Whedon's "Much Ado About Nothing" added many visual details to the text of the play. One of these appeared to be a prior sexual relationship between Beatrice and Benedick. However, it's not exactly ...
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1answer
45 views

When did we first hear about Rizzo's bouncin' baby boy?

When does Sergeant Rizzo (G.W. Bailey) pour out his entire family lineage? He says that he has a "bouncin' baby boy" named Billy Buba. What episode is this?
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1answer
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
377 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 ...
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2answers
625 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
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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
413 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
506 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
296 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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327 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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523 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
484 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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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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