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Old Game show in which contestants named ingredients

I recall a Food Channel Network type show from a bunch of years ago (10? more?) It was a game show with the standard question/answer rounds about food trivia. One round might even have involved naming ...
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102 views

Movie about a father and his 2 sons

I am trying to help my friend to find a movie she saw long ago. This is what she told me about "the mysterious" film: It's American, years 2005-2011... 2 brothers and father were living in the ...
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What is this movie about a time travelling genie?

I faintly recall seeing a movie with one thousand and one nights motif. The twist of this movie is, there is a genie who is banished to 20th century London. His lamp in old Arabia is connected to TV ...
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Why did Alma Dray ask about Lionel Shrike?

In Now You See Me Alma Dray is reading about the most famous magicians in history. She mentions Lionel Shrike's tree in the card trick to Dylan Rhodes. We later discover that Is it just a massive ...
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106 views

Identify this paranormal movie that may have been shown on the sci-fi channel

I watched this movie a very long time ago on TV but here is what I remember: People move into a very strange old house. A little girl knows something about it (or is one of the first to find a ...
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Movie about a reporter trapped in the middle east

I was really exhausted at a Model UN conference and fell asleep watching this movie. It was about this reporter woman who goes to write a story about a charismatic middle-eastern leader. He won't ...
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Movie/TV show based around time and clocks involving kids

So i'm remembering that ages ago (probably in the early to mid 90's) I was watching either a tv show or a movie. It involved children/teenagers moving into a different world/alternate reality that was ...
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406 views

What was the significance of fort Wilderness in the Patriot?

In The Patriot, what all happened at Fort Wilderness? I know there was a battle, but who was fighting and what was the end result? Was Colonel Tavington involved in this battle? Also, is Colonel ...
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Blonde corporal in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra?

There's a blonde corporal in 2009's G.I. Joe movie, who gets slaughtered during the raid on The Pit. What is her role name and what her real name? I'm really not sure, but this might be her ("Cover ...
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Who is the “Floyd County” woman shown during the credits of Archer?

For the first few seasons, during the credits of almost every episode of Archer, a photo is shown, of a middle-aged blonde woman leaning on a table, possibly at a bar or diner. The woman seems ...
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146 views

Help identify the film in which a group of teenagers provides a hiding place for a runaway convict

It's an american film from late 80ties or 90ties about a group of boys who meet an adult criminal, I think a runaway convict. The convict hides in a shack in woods, which belongs to one of the boys, ...
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273 views

What is the message of Pain & Gain?

I might go the risk of a quite broad or subjective question here, but I was surprised by how the story of Pain & Gain actually developed. From the trailer I expected a light-hearted action comedy ...
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Please ID this movie western featuring telescopic sight

I saw a FANTASTIC movie about 20 years ago or more, please help me ID it. Color, & I cant recall exactly if it had a 'spaghetti western' feel to it, but it was set in Mexico or the wild west. A ...
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What was the plan of Chang and the City College?

In Community Season 4, Chang came back to the college with Changnesia and said his name was Kevin. But there was an evil plan with the dean of City College, which Chang gave up at the last episode ...
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118 views

Watching TV causes man to turn to stone

I remember some movie back in the 80s, which started off with some elderly man who was watching TV at night who slowly became petrified due to his body turning to stone. HIs wife finds him and screams ...
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What is the reason for Brunhild's suicide?

At the end of Fritz Lang's 1924 silent movie Die Nibelungen: Siegfried, when Kriemhild enters the minster, she sees that Brunhild has commited suicide at the corpse of Siegfried, calmly remarking ...
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118 views

Spy movie spanning pre WW2 to Cold War

I’m looking for a very old colour film: The film follows the life of a single person who gets kicked out of a private school, goes into British intelligence and revolutionizes the intelligence agency ...
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128 views

Long and blonde haired guy killed by a robot coming out the television. Next scene is a graveyard with a veiled woman

There was this guy (feminish) with long blonde hair, sitting on a couch, smoking, with remote control in one hand, wearing an off-white long gown, in a large mostly empty room watching television ...
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Man catches a bird by putting glue on a tree branch

I am looking for a movie from which I only recall one scene. The scene is set in a forest and there is a man, and perhaps also a child, who puts some kind of glue on a tree branch. When, later on, a ...
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285 views

What techniques were used for the animation in The Triplets of Belleville?

The brilliant modern animated movie The Triplets of Belleville (also known as Belleville Rendez-Vous) is both moving as a story and has beautifully stylistic animation. The images are clearly meant to ...
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109 views

Couple with the most grandchildren to win a house

There's a nice, comedic, old movie in which a house is built in a small town and is promised to the resident couple with the most grandchildren. I can't remember the name of it or the names of the ...
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Is the role of Colonel Race true to the novel?

Having seen Death on the Nile for many times, it only occured to me recently that the role of Colonel Race, played by David Niven, doesn't seem to serve much more than being a slightly more "socially ...
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575 views

Teenagers with supernatural powers

I happened to see a TV programme few days back and now I have a fixation on it. The problem is I don't know the name of the movie or series whatever it was. I was thinking that if I typed in what I ...
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203 views

Why was Beau in the Murder House?

In season one of American Horror story: But why is Beau in the Murder House? The Langdons didn't live there anymore, Harvey and his family did - the Langdons lived next door, as they do today. The ...
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148 views

Why does the ex-undercover cop in Homefront keep sensitive files about his identity unprotected at home?

The recent Jason Statham action movie Homefront has a lead character who used to be an undercover DEA cop, Phil Broker. Phil has moved to some small town in the country so his daughter can have a ...
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Is Frances a bad dancer? Or is it Greta?

In the film, Frances Ha, Greta Gerwig plays the titular character who happens to be an apprentice dancer in a professional dance company and later, a choreographer. The movie is sprinkled with a ...
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73 views

Protagonist smuggles swords through an airport in a case filled with clay

I saw this movie when I was very young, and remember bits and pieces that are largely unsearchable. It has sentimental value to me, and I'd love to watch it again as an adult. The main guy in the ...
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254 views

Female serial killer plays children's song before killing

I am looking for this film that I watched when I was kid. It is about a serial killer who plays a childish song before killing. The man who chases her finally learned that she was his best friend's ...
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211 views

Why did Ben get trapped in the parallel paradox/mirrors?

In the end of the movie Mirrors, Ben got trapped in the parallel paradox/mirror. The majority of us would have thought that this aspect has to play a crucial role in its sequel Mirrors 2, but none of ...
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246 views

Why was there no extraction plan in S01E07, “The Hub”?

In S01E07 of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., two members of Coulson's team are tasked by the Hub to go into enemy territory to disable a weapon of some kind. One of the threads of the plot uncovers ...
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What was the relevance of the tea?

In The Escape Artist there's an in reference to tea which I don't understand. When acting as Liam Foyle's defence Maggie Gardner drinks some tea which he asks about. Foyle: What tea is that? ...
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Children scamming people trying to get quarters for the arcade

The short (from the late 70's or early 80's, I think) was about video game addiction and had children scamming people trying to get quarters for the arcade. I remember one kid claiming it was for ...
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Teens filming on a ghost train ride

I am recalling a scene from a horror movie, although it could be a parody (like Scary Movie). A group of teenagers are in an old fairground ride, either a ghost train or mini train style ride. They ...
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Why does Dormer hesitate to sign Ellie's report?

During the course of Insomnia Ellie is given the task of investigating the death of Det. Eckhart, who is supposed to have been shot by the killer, but who we know was shot by his partner Det. Dormer. ...
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117 views

What is the meaning of the belly button?

In the beginning of the film The Nines Ryan Reynolds' character gets out of the shower and freaks out because he does not have a belly button. This, of course, is later explained being that he's not ...
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178 views

Martial arts movie where a fighter runs across the face of a building

This movie is in a modern setting. A urban city. The martial artists in this film can run up city buildings etc... I remember in the opening the girl in the movie (daughter of one of the grand ...
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251 views

Father deliberately ends up in prison to attack the killer of his son

There is a gang shoot out and a young boy is filming but gets shot... His dad goes mad and beats up and cripples a police officer with a snooker ball in a sock to be sent to the same prison as the man ...
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147 views

A kid and a ghost in a school basketball stadium

I'm looking for a movie from the 90s (I think). It's about a kid helped by a ghost. I only remember a scene when they are in a school basketball stadium and one of the players tries to hit the kid ...
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Why didn't the German officer kill Szpilman?

In the movie The Pianist, just before the end of the movie Szpilman was caught by the German officer at the house when he was trying to open a can. And then he asked Szpilman to play piano. Why did ...
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Why didn't R and Julie just drive away?

In the film, Warm Bodies, R tells Julie that she must wait a few days until the zombies forget that she is around before trying to escape. I understand that R is crushing on Julie at this point and ...
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204 views

When does Jane Eyre return to Thornfield Hall after she runs away?

Towards the end of the movie, Jane Eyre, she runs away from her fiancee's house after discovering he is already married. However, she returns after realising her love and inability to be without him. ...
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Man looking for treasure, only to be strangled by a skeletal hand

This is an English horror movie I watched on television in 1990s. One of the scene is as follows: A man is looking for some treasure in some house. … He digs (or opens some compartment in) ...
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Was Jerry expecting Katie to show up in the movie “Eight Below”?

When Katie first arrives on the base, Jerry runs to the plane to help her down. He can be heard saying, "I didn't expect to see you this year!" Katie replies, "Yeah, well I guess you got lucky." This ...
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159 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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180 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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561 views

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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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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117 views

What happens in the final scene?

In the final scene of Reality, is Luciano actually inside the Big Brother house? Or has he completely lost his grip on reality while watching television?
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In the 1974 version of The Longest Yard, what was the reason for the drop kick?

In the original, 1974 version of The Longest Yard, during the big game, the convicts are on the 16 yard line facing fourth and four and Crewe calls for a drop kick. The kick is successful (though if ...
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118 views

Where to start with Kaiju movies? [closed]

I watched the original Godzilla, and I found that it was much more serious than I expected. From what I've seen from clips and plot summaries of the later movies (and watching the 2004 Godzilla: Final ...

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