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Need Title for an Old Movie about American Immigrants

I want to know the name of movie I saw a long time ago. I just remember in the beginning part, there was a boy who just moved to America (around the industrial era). The kids at school make fun of him ...
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Doc Oc's actual motivation?

In Spider-Man 2, I understand that Doctor Octopus is being controlled by his tentacles, but what is his actual motivation for rebuilding the "device?" What does he hope to achieve by doing this? ...
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Identify an old labor prison movie

Older movie was in color, probably technicolor, had a bit of a Cool Hand Luke feel to it, but I didn't see enough of the movie. Starting point I saw was a cowboy guy robbing a bank alone, but walks ...
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217 views

Identify an Asian “romantic” movie

This movie is either Chinese or Korean. It talks about a young adult who like to wander his country/the world using other people's houses to rest (rather than, say, an B&B). Once he is sure that ...
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Help identify this movie about college student robber?

I've seen this movie a couple years ago. The main character is a student, as well as a robber, and gets caught... Following some events he joins a college. On one of his courses (psychology?) he has ...
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242 views

Movie about old man and young woman. Suicide

My girlfriend is looking for a movie she saw a few years ago, approximately 2011. It's about an older propably retarded man who hangs himself in the end and a young woman with whom he has had some ...
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Lynch-esque film with a Gold motif

I'm pretty sure it was released in the last decade or so. It's got a David Lynch vibe about it & from what I remember, the film is set in a casino & there is an unseen character that may or ...
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118 views

Decadence pre-war partying before enlisting

I'm looking for a movie. It depicts the emptiness of a man's life - he attends parties, drinks. I'm not sure if they are gay, but males wear makeup. In the end of the movie, he washes away mascara and ...
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398 views

Why does FX's Fargo have a 1h13m airtime?

FX's new Fargo TV series airs from 10 PM to 11:13 PM, Eastern. Why? I'm positive they could trim enough from each episode to make it fit a normal one-hour timeslot, and I doubt it'd be too hard to ...
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538 views

movie about a rodeo cowboy and a mechanic girl (raped by her redneck brother)

I usually can find all the movies I look for with the information I have, but this one is eluding me. I thought the girls was Daryl Hannah, but by her filmography it appears I was wrong. the movie ...
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197 views

Name the movie in which Godzilla, A Giant Bird, and a Robo are involved

I saw a movie in 2005 (but it was older than that) in which in the beginning, Godzilla and a Giant bird fight each other. The bird disappears for a while, then Godzilla enters a city and starts ...
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127 views

What movie includes a dialog about imaginary voices?

All I have to go on is the following lines of dialog : Female character: You're a voice in my head Male character responds: You're a voice in mine Female character: You're a fucking ...
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36 views

Did Zorba the Greek borrow a section from Don Quixote?

I watched Zorba the Greek last night; I am currently re-reading Don Quixote (actually creating a paragraph-by-paragraph Spanish/English edition). Is the scene from Zorba the Greek where the beautiful ...
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Theme from the short-lived series “Girls Club”

What was the theme song in David E. Kelley's short-lived TV series Girls Club? According to Wikipedia the opening theme is "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" by Laura Dawn", but ...
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394 views

german movie about female assassin who frames a man

The movie takes place in Germany, they visit Cologne. The movie was filmed probably around 2005 or 2006. The killer is a woman with long dark hair and uses a bow and arrow at some point. She's a good ...
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Was it standard for studios to design/print posters for short films?

I'm able to find some movie posters on Google for old Disney shorts (the Mickey Mouse ones that ran 10 minutes or less), but not all of them. And I'm not entirely sure why it's hit and miss... was it ...
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170 views

Movie about a wildlife adventure (probably 80s/90s)

I can't really give you a lot of details on this one. I'll just list everything I can remember: main characters are a group of kids/teenagers (2 of them might be brothers) might take place in a ...
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420 views

300 Rise of an Empire sea serpent explanation

In 300 Rise of an Empire, what do the sea serpents represent? Are they meant to symbolize something or is it a random piece from mythology? If they are meant to be from greek mythology, what are these ...
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269 views

What is the rationale behind the choice of animation style for The Clone Wars series (2008-2014)?

The Clone Wars series has an odd mix of rigid 3D figures and matte, painterly surfaces that I haven't seen anywhere else. What was the reason they chose this style over a computer-animated 2D style ...
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65 views

Is Fran aware of Joe's plan at the end?

In David Mamet's twisty thriller Heist, Joe Moore (played by Gene Hackman) has a sophisticated plan to get away with the loot rather than splitting it with Mickey Bergman who has reneged on previous ...
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255 views

60s/70s Sci-Fi movie

I recall a small scene (near the end likely) of a group of young people (kids to 20s/30s) that are living in a bunker. They are questioning and yet waiting for the sun to rise. The planet has been ...
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2k views

How did the 'London Associates' scam work in American Hustle?

During American Hustle, I was trying to determine why people were falling for Irving's loan scam. I understand that desperate people would pay a small nonrefundable fee up front to secure a fake ...
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72 views

Independent cartoon shown in Canada

There was a cartoon that I think I saw on CBC's zed programme. This alien baby was taken in by a couple, and all it says is "peanut", and eventually brings thousands of other aliens to live there.
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131 views

Identify the movie with men celebrating something in the shower

Please help me to identify the movie in this video clip. Please note, the following video is NSFW as it contains strong language: http://coub.com/view/n4ij
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225 views

Looking for the name of a SF or horror movie - bunker spreading vine/fungus

I am looking for the title of a movie. This is what I remember from it... This man shows up at a bunker that is about to be destroyed. The military is closing up everything. A man in a wheelchair ...
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371 views

Is there any relation between the head-butting in LotR and the Hobbit?

Most of us Tolkien fans have seen the movies and may recall that in the first the Hobbit movie Balin and Dwalin head-butt each other when meeting at Bilbo's. Ofcourse, this does not seem too strange a ...
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107 views

Identify this movie about a deaf piano player

I remember watching this sometime back in the 80's. It is about a deaf piano player. I remember one scene where everyone has abandoned him except his female agent. She watches him play the piano ...
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100 views

Movie with Heracles/Hercules character

I do not remember too much about the plot of the movie just remember one scene. I watched this some time in late 80s. Hercules and his friend are captured. They are made to find blind folded with ...
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133 views

Identify a horror with a pair of old farmers capturing people for meat

There was this old pair of farmers that were capturing the people for meat. They were burying them in the ground leaving the heads above the ground and then they were ripping their heads off with the ...
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251 views

Identify 80's computer education show

This was a show I saw on TV in the early 80s. Each episode two kids would go visit their next door neighbor who taught them (and the audience) basic computer concepts. Computer guy was bearded and ...
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129 views

Man trapped in toilet and rescued by cousin

I am trying to identify a movie I saw many years ago. It has a memorable scene with the male lead being trapped in a public toilet. He is rescued by woman that proves to be his estranged cousin. A ...
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396 views

What is the song in the hospital scene in The Godfather

In the first Godfather movie, when Michael Corleone goes to the hospital to check up on his father, he notices that all the guards are missing. There is a very very trippy song playing in the ...
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Way to find out about Movie/TV Budgets?

Is there a way to find out what the official budget of a Movie or TV show is? I'm aware that Box Office Mojo is a fairly reliable resource to find the estimated gross of a movie, but I haven't come ...
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115 views

Short Film - Normal Doll vs. Barbie

Can anyone help me identify a short film (animated or puppets, I can't recall) that I saw only the end of several years back on TV Ontario? When I tuned in, it was a doll and her children, but then ...
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Why does Keller show up unprepared at the end?

At the end of Prisoners, when Keller confronts Holly and tells her that she is the assassin, why he doesn't he carry a gun or something? It seems he went there only to unmask her but not to stop her. ...
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176 views

Christian movie about woman who leaves her family

It's about a woman who leaves her husband and kid due to unspecified reasons, but meets them in a religious camp for kid after 10 years. It is a christian movie. Could you tell me the name of the ...
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Where's Christian's body?

We know Jack's father body was put on the plane (we clearly see the coffin in one of the very first episodes), and we know that someone took the body (probably MIB) from Episode 5, when Jack smashed ...
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In The Bridge, do Saga and Martin speak Danish, Swedish or both?

In the Swedish/Danish TV series Bron/Broen (aka "The Bridge"), when Saga (from Sweden) and Martin (from Denmark) are together, what language do they speak? How about other characters? We don't speak ...
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175 views

Reasonable metric for “popularity” in movies

I'm trying to do a statistical comparison of the "most popular" movies by year. That is, I'd like to look at the top 20-50 or so movies for each year from maybe 1950-2010. I'm flexible on the exact ...
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How did Dylan Rhodes guarantee that FBI would give him the task to arrest the magicians?

Big spoilers up ahead. You have been warned. Early on in the movie, Dylan Rhodes was given the task to track down and arrest the Four Horsemen, a task he begrudgingly accepts. However, at the end of ...
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514 views

How did the Doctor defeat the wooden Cyberman?

In the Doctor Who episode "The Time of the Doctor", the town of Christmas is attacked by a wooden Cyberman. How did the Doctor defeat it? We see the Doctor use his Sonic Screwdriver then inform the ...
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300 views

How did Rosalyn recognize Edith?

As "American Hustle" builds toward its climax, Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) sees Edith (Amy Adams) for the first time and instantly recognizes Edith as Rosalyn's husband's mistress. How did Rosalyn ...
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Did Johnny and Lisa get married?

In The Room, the chronology is difficult to follow. Do Johnny and Lisa get married at some point in the Movie? At first, Claudette mentions that Lisa is getting married next month, and that Johnny's ...
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433 views

Shooting helicopter through glass elevator

Action movie I think. Somewhere near the beginning of the movie someone is in one of those elevators with outward facing windows so one can see a panoramic vista open before them as the elevator ...
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344 views

Man steals gold bars and melts it into a boat structure

Does anybody know what kind of movie this is? I do not remember a lot of it, but the main plot was about a guy who stole many gold bars and melted it into a boat structure. There was a lot of ...
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377 views

Why was piranhadon scene deleted from Peter Jackson’s King Kong?

In King Kong (the Peter Jackson version), why was the piranhadon scene deleted? Was it because movie was already 188 minutes? Or King-Kong was too far to have a "versus" battle? (King Kong would win ...
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125 views

Why had 5 1/2 hours passed on the ship?

Doctor Who series 2 episode 4: The Girl In the Fireplace Reinette is 37 ... After the clockwork androids are stopped the Doctor is trapped in Versailles because all the time windows are broken. Then ...
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87 views

Why use the Feds rather than the US Marshals in The Family?

In The Family, the Blakes/Manzonis are American nationals in a witness protection program in Normandy, France. However, they are guarded by the FBI rather than by US Marshals as is normally the case. ...
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349 views

Brother and sister find a fantasy world and try to help save it

I am looking for a movie from the 70s or 80s about two children that are brother and sister that find a fantasy world and try and help save it with the help of this creature. They need a wizard's help ...
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290 views

Why didn't the abducted victims talk?

In the movie Prisoners (2013), the abducted victims (Alex Jones, Bob Taylor and then Anna and Joy) didn't talk -that much- Anna and Joy maybe didn't talk because they were shocked and tired but what ...

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