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Trying to identify a martial arts movie where one team hand their medals to the other team

This was a martial arts movie, I remember that it was team-based: members of teams fight against each other one-on-one and win points for their team, the points determine the winning team in the end. ...
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219 views

In the 2012 movie Compliance why was the maintenance man the only one with sense?

Sandra, the manager, and several employees went along with a man on the phone and put Becky through a strip search ordeal. Why was the maintenance man, Harold, who came in later in the day, the only ...
7
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311 views

Identify a mystery movie about foreknowledge of memory loss

I'm trying to remember this movie. Hopefully someone can help me out. There's this guy who had severe memory loss, but somehow he knew it was going to happen ahead of time, and he had planted clues ...
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Did Bond sleep with Eve?

In Skyfall, during the scene before Bond visits the casino in Macau, when Eve shaves him, it is not completely clear to me if they sleep with each other afterwards, although the atmosphere between ...
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1answer
336 views

Which technique is used to show the grown up Renesmee?

In the end of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Alice's vision shows the grown up Renesmee. So how this scene got achieved? How they managed to show a young Renesmee to a mature Renesmee?
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Why E.T. moves towards Yoda like kid calling “Home Home”?

In the 1982 classic, E.T., when Elliot and Mike take E.T. out on Halloween, E.T. sees people dressed up in bizzarre costumes, but when a kid dressed up like Yoda walks aside, E.T is seen rushing ...
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75 views

Humans have latent vampire abilities?

In Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn - Part 2, after Bella is turned into a vampire, it's discovered she is a "shield", able to nullify other vampires' abilities. Edward realises that this is why he ...
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Why were the parents in The Poltergeist shown smoking pot and drinking?

Early in the movie, director Steven Spielberg shows both parents smoking pot in their bedroom while their son Robbie is spooked by a menacing tree outside his window. Later, after the incidents start ...
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1answer
128 views

Was Trevor really insomniac for a year?

I've just recently watched The Machinist and in the whole movie only once I heard that Trevor Reznik said he hasn't slept for a year. Was this really the case or he just imagined he hasn't slept in a ...
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1answer
135 views

Based on true story?

Recently I saw film Fire in the Sky. At the beginning it was written: Based On a True Story Does it mean that Travis Walton was really abducted by aliens?
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1answer
97 views

Is there any rules regarding the usage of medical condition in movies?

In some movies sometimes medical conditions are shown inaccurately for an example in Ghajini (2008 film) anterograde amnesia is shown wrongly. The main protagonist has anterograde amnesia, but he ...
3
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1answer
48 views

What is the object Porter hands to Carter?

Porter manages to beat up Carter's bodyguards. Shortly, he hands over some cigar-shaped object to Carter. What is it? What is its significance?
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679 views

What is the past history between Gandalf and Bilbo?

At the beginning of The Hobbit, when Gandalf and Bilbo meet the first time, Bilbo says he doesn't remember his past meeting with Gandalf and only remembers him for his fireworks, but Gandalf talks ...
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3answers
297 views

How did Rose make Jack immortal?

In the finale of the first season of the revamped Dr. Who, we see Rose absorb the Time Vortex of the TARDIS and uses this power to not only evaporate the Daleks, but revive Jack. Due to this process, ...
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1answer
421 views

How was Eric Brown allowed to act in the movie “Private Lessons”(1981)?

Eric Brown was only fifteen years of age when he acted in the erotic film "Private Lessons"(1981). How was he allowed to act in that film when he was only 15? What was the opinion of Eric Brown's ...
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4k views

Why did the Joker lick his lips?

Throughout The Dark Knight, the Joker licks his lips when in conversation. Why does the Joker do this? Is this a psychological affect commonly observed in sociopaths or people with mental imbalances ...
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4answers
856 views

Is a helicopter used to shoot such scenes?

Often in movies we see moving vehicles from above. Personally, I think they are shot using helicopters. But if so, why can't we hear the noise of the helicopter? It can't be a balloon, can it? Because ...
3
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1answer
285 views

Why do cable and TV have watermarks on their programming?

When I first got Cable TV I noted that most programs had an intrusive logo on the top or bottom corners that distract from the movie watching. In time I canceled my subscription as I didn't see why I ...
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2answers
4k views

Why was the Avengers movie called something different in the UK?

In the UK the movie is called "Avengers Assemble" Why was it given a different name in that market?
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0answers
468 views

What 70s/80s sci-fi movie took place on a space station where the oxygen is running out? [closed]

Need to identify a sci-fi movie from the 70s/80s. It involved a woman on a space station of some sort who was slowly dying due to lack of oxygen. She has a photo of her kids on her desk when she ...
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1answer
125 views

Name of movie where a red ballon is the star

I saw most of this movie back in the early 90's at school. No idea how old it was back then. Doubt it was a blockbuster movie. Possibly foreign. The movie was about a red balloon that seemed to be ...
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1answer
185 views

What is the name of the movie with two scuba divers that are abandoned at sea?

Two scuba divers go out on a boat with other divers. When the come back up the boat is gone. The rest of the movie follows the two of them as they try to survive in the ocean all by themselves.
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1answer
281 views

Why did Beowulf bring the prized gift to the cave?

The golden drinking horn proved useful in the cave, but it did not look like Beowulf (from the 2007 movie) knew it would. Why did he bring it, especially since his sole purpose to visit that cave was ...
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2answers
434 views

Is it a real database or a directors' fantasy in “criminal minds”?

Kinda childish question... but I'm pretty interested in what daabase is used in the FBI TV drama Criminal Minds? They use query language with tabs to form a request that looks something like this: ...
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1answer
658 views

Identify horror movie taking place in a psychiatric hospital

I tried googling this movie but couldn't find it out. I saw it originally around 2007 if I recall correctly, it's a horror movie taking place in a psychiatric hospital. The plot starts when a new ...
4
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2answers
453 views

An anime tv show from the early 90's, that I can't seem to identify or find anywhere

Back in the early 90's, I used to wake up really early in the morning to watch this anime tv show that was only on at that time for me. It was essentially an anime version of Power Rangers. A group ...
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2answers
233 views

Identity a medieval film where the hero has claws

This was a live action film made, probably, in the 60s or 70s. It is set in a pseudo medieval world but I do not recall there being magic. Towards the beginning of them film the hero is trying to ...
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1answer
181 views

Can anyone identify this Bollywood movie circa 1980s? [closed]

Does anybody know the name of the Bollywood movie in this Youtube clip?
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425 views

What movie has the quote “Too much talking, not enough fighting!”

I remember the saying as per title and it was very funny when I heard it. It was said in a "Mexican" style accent and I'm positive it was a comedy. It's been bugging me for a while now and hope ...
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2answers
282 views

I need the Title to this zombie film

A small group of teens are going to or leaving prom nite and they get hit by a truck transporting chemicals or something and it brings them back as zombies. I think it's a late 80S early 90s film and ...
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1answer
187 views

Trying to find a movie from the '80s about warriors put on an island to fight for their country instead of war

As I remember of the story line, each country would send their champion to jungle island to fight it out in a 'winner take all' battle with other country's champions instead of their respective ...
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189 views

What movie had the quote, “It's not that I Hate my father, I just feel better when he's not around”?

I am trying to remember/find the movie that had the quote that went something like this: It's not that I hate my father, it's just that I feel better when he's not around. I must have the quote ...
3
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1answer
94 views

Why did Paul return from the darkness?

During the beginning of the movie, Paul ends up disappearing into the darkness like most everyone else. However, Luke ends up finding him, pretty beat up, in a bus stop lit by solar powered lights. ...
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1answer
118 views

Trying to remember a movie about North African freedom fighters battling a European power

I watched it as a young kid so it had to be an early or mid 80's movie. World War I era. North Africans fighting for freedom from a European power. An older man leads the North Africans and I think he ...
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2answers
1k views

Do the maids' apron designs indicate position?

I was watching Downton Abbey recently and noticed that Anna and Gwen have different maids' apron designs. Does their apron design indicate rank in some way? I know they are maids for ...
3
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1answer
222 views

80's film where guy gives his intoxicated lover a lethal injection

At the risk of giving you a bad steer, I thought the guy was James Spader, but I can't find anything in IMDB of his that sounds right. He's playing a disreputable character, I think he has a couple of ...
2
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1answer
181 views

Trying to find a movie about a crazy kid hunting down killer mobsters

I just saw a couple of snippets of this movie a couple of years ago but it seemed interesting. A little like 'Home Alone' but with a mean streak. This expressionless faced teen was actually trying to ...
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114 views

Do the powers in Heroes manifest only once a generation?

I just started watching Season 2. Claire and Takedo Kensei can both heal. West and Nathan Petrelli can both fly. So does a power manifest only once within a generation?
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198 views

Why doesn't Aman's wife comes back the last time?

In the movie Survive Style 5+, Aman's wife comes back as a ghost every time he kills her. But when she is killed the second time by the hit man, she doesn't come back. What is the difference?
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What is the significance of the “Remember Sammy Jenkins” tattoo?

Why did Leonard Shelby have a "Remember Sammy Jenkins" tattoo? Why did he need this tattoo? Leonard has anterograde amnesia, that means he can have his past memories before the accident but not new ...
3
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1answer
90 views

Can SciFi gadget be considered prior art?

Patents are received when there is no prior art. That is, you cannot patent things that are already in the public domain. So, take the iPad, I'd swear that Star Trek Next Generation uses iPads. Its ...
3
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2answers
1k views

Why the change in style between seasons 2 and 3 in Red Dwarf?

While changes as a TV series progresses in normal, there seems to have been an inordinate amount of change between Red Dwarf's season 2 and 3. To list a few: The title sequence changed from the ...
11
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2answers
410 views

Did Ridley Scott include slowly rotating fans in Prometheus?

In most (or all) of Ridley Scott movies there is at least one scene with slowly rotating fans. Sometimes light is shining from behind the fan casts shadows on a heavy smoke atmosphere. This is very ...
4
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1answer
3k views

How did Conrad come back to life after the gunshot in “The Game”?

In The Game, At the end of the movie Conrad was shot by his own brother Nicholas Van Orton. But Conrad came back to life at the very end of the movie. How does it possible? Because, Nicholas Van ...
4
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1answer
315 views

Where did the Tribble noises come from?

Star Trek's Tribbles are known for two distinctive sounds they make: a soothing coo/purr noise when they're petted, and a harsh, grinding shriek to express their dislike of Klingons. Have the cast or ...
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1answer
375 views

How slow motion Holi scenes are shot?

I always want to know that how holi scene with slow motion gets captured. Is it purely a slow motion or is it CGI or any other technique? Below are some screenshots to demonstrate the effect ...
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1answer
131 views

In which sitcom characters are baffled by new software?

I remember seeing a sitcom where the boss had installed some new software and the characters had difficulties using it. I thought it may have been The Office (US) with Ryan's new website, but judging ...
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2k views

What happened at the end of Prometheus Movie?

I watched Prometheus Movie last night. Though I found a good concept here, I still have some questions about it. There were some scenes that picture holographic images. I don't get from where they ...
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3answers
294 views

In “Prometheus” why bring anyone but David-type androids?

In the movie "Prometheus" the android David flawlessly executes a seemingly endless range of tasks: learns to read and speak an alien language shoots a basketball with precision keeps the spaceship ...
2
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1answer
95 views

Does Marius sell out the revolutionary cause at the end in Les Miserables?

In the movie version of Les Miserables, the final scene is the very upper class and opulent wedding of Marius and Cosette. Is Marius completely selling out the revolutionary cause and abandoning all ...

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