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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 ...
11
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1answer
486 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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2answers
5k views

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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2k views

What's that song at the end of Dexter S08E08? [closed]

Dexter comes home, hears the Make your own kind of music song, then sees the dead kid and dramatic melody starts playing. How is it called?
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1answer
131 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?
8
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1answer
537 views

Why didn't Tony Stark summon his other suits earlier?

In Iron Man 3, when the Mark 42 (a prototype) takes an unconscious Tony Stark to Tennessee. There he tries to repair the suit, but fails. And must take a car back to California, Miami and make some ...
8
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1answer
243 views

How did John Carter survive on Mars?

In the movie John Carter, he (John Carter) is able to jump high because of low gravity but how does he survive there if the atmosphere is so different than Earth's?
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1answer
88 views

Why was Dawson not called to testify?

Why was Dawson not called to testify that he was ordered to operate Code Red?
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2answers
70 views

Knowing more about Santiago

Jessup keeps saying that Santiago's death is important to save many other lives. I didn't get it. I wish somebody could explain this to me. Moreover, if he was so weak, how come he got recruited for ...
4
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1answer
148 views

TV series about futuristic earth where brutal ruler rules

I remember watching a TV series on Bindass or its sister channel about a Futuristic earth (looks like de-evolved) in Hindi dubbed language may be 5-6 years ago. Where a Brutal King rules a large land. ...
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2answers
180 views

Radar's Hat's resting place

In the T.V. series M*A*S*H Radar does something with his hat. I'm wondering what he does with that hat that finishes one of the Leaving episodes.
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2answers
5k views

What happened at the end of Rocky?

It's been sometime since I saw Rocky, but I remember being confused by the ending. The fight ends by both of them grabbing each other, and the referee pulling them apart. Rocky then goes looking for ...
5
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2answers
370 views

Why doesn't the Ice King's crown affect Jake?

In the season 3's "Thank You" Finn & Jake beat up the Ice King, and nearly at the end of the episode when the Ice King is restrained Jake takes his crown and wears it: It's been said and shown ...
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0answers
3k views

Programming language of Elysium reboot code [closed]

In "Elysium", Carlyle programs this "reboot code". You can see a short sequence of him doing the coding, and I think I recognize Intel 386 assembly language (something like MOV EAX, EBX). Can ...
3
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1answer
90 views

Of whom are the photo portraits in Larry's office?

In The Larry Sanders Show you can see a bunch of portraits hanging in Larry's office, as shown in this screenshot: The third from the top is Johnny Carson, but who are the other three?
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0answers
146 views

What were Henryk, Halina and others chosen for?

At Warsaw Ghetto, policemen randomly picked some Jews and the rest were sent to station for the extermination camp. I assume some were picked because they were better built as later said by somebody ...
2
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3answers
510 views

Movie that repeatedly starts at the end and rewinds ten minutes

What movie starts at the end and then rewinds about 10 minutes and then starts again at the end and rewinds a further 10 minutes etc?
2
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1answer
217 views

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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vote
1answer
184 views

A talking typewriter?

A movie about a writer who goes on some kind of strange journey with a talking typewriter. In one scene there are people drinking from straws in people's heads, and dealers make an addictive drug from ...
3
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1answer
229 views

1970s anime about a boy never being able to see his princess mother

This TV series was broadcast in the 1970s. The story premise was about a young boy who was being kept away from his birth mother who was of some high rank like a princess or other. It was during the ...
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2answers
965 views

Why did Andy not reveal his plan to Red directly?

Andy left a series of clues for Red to discover. But why couldn't he just tell him all that directly?
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1answer
260 views

B&W 1930s British film - two couples live together in country house as trial marriage

This an old movie, a comedy. It's about a wealthy playboy who's interested in a nice girl. Also, a broke man wants to marry a wealthy but nasty woman. They all meet at a party. The nasty lady says ...
5
votes
1answer
403 views

Animated film for adults with funny bathroom scene

This was an crudely-ish animated film around the early 90s. Had swearing and adult themes. I remember a tiny red ball that gave the beholder unlimited strength. The bad general of the film had the ...
3
votes
1answer
90 views

How could Voyager navigate inside the void in “Night”?

How could Voyager navigate inside the starless void? Especially since it was very large. Taking one year to cross. Some sort of inertial navigation maybe?
3
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1answer
93 views

Why does the father lose his mind?

I recently watched Walkabout and while I really liked the movie, its beginning left me quite confused. Why does the father lose his mind and attempt to kill his kids and finally kill himself? The ...
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1answer
406 views

Drama about a surrogate mother who falls in love with a doctor

I'm trying to identify a drama movie about a woman who met a couple in an accident and agreed to be their surrogate and carry their baby to get money. She falls in love with a doctor without telling ...
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2answers
98 views

What changed Nader's mind?

In the beginning of A Separation, Nader didn't really want to get divorced and was only trying to oppose his wife's decision seemingly wanting to convince her his own way. But, at the middle of the ...
6
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2answers
228 views

Post office reference in movie Ronin

In the movie "Ronin", there is a scene where Sam and the gang have to locate Gregor. Sam knows a guy locally who can help. When he approaches his contact he asks him where the nearest post office is. ...
7
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1answer
880 views

Why is this formula useful in Iron Man 3?

I watched Iron Man 3 today, and wonder what this formula is about. Is it an important topic of physics? You know, like Transformers: Dark of the Moon, as I can recall, when an answer of some formula ...
5
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3answers
966 views

Why were there no interrogation scenes with Jack and Henley?

In Now You See Me, during the FBI investigation of the supposed bank robbery (the first trick of the Four Horsemen) they're all interrogated seperately by Agent Rhodes in the usual plain grey ...
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1answer
122 views

Translation of words spoken by King Julien

What is the English translation of what King Julien says here from the movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. The language sounds Russian, but I am not sure.
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2answers
425 views

Rose's voice in Doctor Who Season 4

Towards the end of Season 4 of the new Doctor Who we meet Rose Tyler again. In these episodes she seems to speak with some sort of speech impediment which is never explained. Is this intentional? Is ...
8
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3answers
364 views

Why don't they try to change the past?

I always saw Twelve Monkeys as being centered around the fact that the past cannot be changed. But why is that? Is it a physical law that makes it impossible to change or is it just the scientists ...
9
votes
2answers
428 views

Is the Mayor of Quahog Batman?

In Family Guy the mayor of Quahog is Adam West Is this character a representation of the actor who played Batman? Or is the character's name just a coincidence?
9
votes
1answer
340 views

Guy returns home to find time has lapsed by 17 years

The beginning of the movie shows a scene where a boy goes out to play, only to return home and find that time has lapsed by more than 17 years. It might have something to do with time travel. Which ...
3
votes
1answer
336 views

Man gives boy and girl an egg which begins to grow warm

There were two kids - a boy and a girl - and some guy gave them something like an egg or a rock that was getting more warm. They were supposed to hold it so that it could later create something like a ...
6
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2answers
260 views

Did the blue pills cause behavioral modification?

In The Bourne Legacy, the blue pills enhanced the intelligence of the agents. But did they only enhance intelligence, or did they also affect the agents' behavior? I remember them saying that the ...
2
votes
1answer
153 views

Identify film from 1970's shown together with Fritz The Cat

This film is from the early 70's and was shown together with Fritz the Cat. It was a traditional film which switched to animation. The animated scene was about a boy and a man on a trolley. The man ...
3
votes
1answer
132 views

Shouldn't Kang be concerned when the Secret Service agent does not return?

The Secret Service agent who was the traitor informed Kang that Banning was dead. After that the agent did not return to Kang for a long time. Shouldn't Kang, who was a wicked mastermind, have doubted ...
4
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3answers
4k views

Did Mike's granddaughter get Mike's money?

When Mike died, did the DEA confiscate his money, or did his granddaughter inherit it?
0
votes
1answer
265 views

Documentaries about the Russian Space Program [duplicate]

I've seen a lot of documentaries made about the U.S. Space program, but, I've never seen any about the Russian program. Has any such documentary been made and released? And, if possible, I would ...
5
votes
1answer
928 views

What grade was the best batch of meth?

What was the quality (I believe it was percentage of pure product) of the best batch made by Walt in Breaking Bad?
2
votes
1answer
265 views

Identify TV show from the early 2000s about an orphan girl

It was a show about a young city girl (orphan, i think), that ends up living with distant relatives in a farm.
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4answers
2k views

How is a Targaryen immune to molten metal?

In the scene in Game of Thrones S01E06 where Khal Drogo pours molten gold over Viserys's head and he dies, Daenerys says that a real (dragon) Targaryen could never have been killed by that. While we ...
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1answer
2k views

What was the “It Could Be” running joke on House MD?

On House, MD, there was a running gag were for every case, someone would suggest that it could be a specific disease but it never was (I can’t remember if it ever turned out to be the case). I knew ...
4
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0answers
646 views

Why is Wilfred a fan of Matt Damon?

In the US version of Wilfred it is established right at the beginning and a recurring theme that Wilfred is a big fan of Matt Damon, yet I don't think it is ever explained why. Furthermore the 1st ...
2
votes
2answers
166 views

Aquatic being in the form of water

This movie had a crew going underwater for some kind of expedition. There they encounter an aquatic being which takes the form of water. Some time later, there is a scene involving missiles or ...
6
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1answer
375 views

Eloise Hawking's connection to MIB and the loophole

I recently re-watched "Lost" in its entirety for the first time since the show ended. Overall, I appreciated the show, and especially seasons 4-6, a great deal more now than I did during my initial ...
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3answers
2k views

What happened to Syrio, the Dance Master?

In the first season of Game of Thrones, Arya trains with a Dance Master called Syrio Forel. Towards the end of the series their lesson is interrupted when troops burst in and try to capture Arya. ...
7
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2answers
337 views

What exactly was Delacort's plan?

In Elysium, the secretary of defense Delacort (played by Jodie Foster) intended to overthrow the existing government and install herself as the new leader. If I understood correctly, her plan was to ...

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