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Name of a series where a guy owns a boxing place [closed]

I watched a series a year or two (or even three?) ago in which a guy owns a boxing place.. and the main character sort of "handles" stuff as his job. And the main character and the owner of the boxing ...
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303 views

Looking for a “Space Nazi” movie from mid 2000s

I remember seeing a movie about 8 or so years ago. It was a rather interesting science fiction movie that was very well directed for being as old as it was. I don't remember the plot, only a short ...
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2answers
88 views

Flame for the thumb

This movie I saw back in 90's or maybe end of 80's. There was a boy with I think super natural powers and here a man with him I think I help that boy to read some place. The only scene I remember ...
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1answer
101 views

Does anybody recognise what this tv show is? I thought it was The Outer Limits but maybe no?

So, at least 15 years ago I watched what I thought was an episode of The Outer Limits which was really good. But as I've looked back through the synopsis of them I can't find it so I'm hoping that ...
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303 views

Arrow passing through rings?

The scene was something like this guy was not in the town for a while, he comes back in disguise or so and they have a challenge to pass the arrow in the middle of rings it was like a bar and he does ...
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1answer
2k views

Why is it called Movie 43?

Why is it called Movie 43? I saw the movie more than once, but didn't find what the number 43 means.
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457 views

Why does everyone hate Meg?

Simply put, why does everyone hate Meg? With most things in Family Guy, I'm expecting there to be some reference or joke being played out. Off the top of my head I can see if instead Chris were the ...
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1answer
286 views

Medieval period movie with life size chess scene played out by village folk, turns into semi-orgy

So around 30? years ago (1984+/-) my parents were watching a movie? on TV (similar theme to today's "Reign" TV show) e.g. set in a medieval time period and I was in the room (likely playing LEGO not ...
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2answers
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Is there actually an episode of Lassie whereby someone deduces from Lassie's barking that Timmy is trapped in a well?

The catchphrase "Timmy fell down a well", originating from the TV-show Lassie, is a common idiom in popular culture played for humorous effect, especially when deducing that fact from Lassie's ...
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1answer
261 views

A young punk gets mentored by a classy old gentlemen

I've been trying for ages to find the title of a film that I watched once when I was a child. The story, as I remember it, goes like this: A relatively young, 20-30-ish guy, very hot-headed, but with ...
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1answer
303 views

Looking for a film about a youth who gets cut off from his family and goes off to Italy

I'm looking for a movie, basically here's how the story goes: Parents cut their kid off and give him some money to start off with. Instead, he books a flight to Italy and meets an Italian guy who is ...
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2answers
251 views

Why is not a single grounder deformed in The 100?

Due to the radiation, at least some of them should have been deformed. The people in the desert produced deformed offspring, and the deformed were outcast, or killed. But all grounders are very ...
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1answer
212 views

Looking for name of a very old short cartoon

So I'm looking for an old short cartoon I used to watch on Cartoon Network in the early-90's. The cartoon was one of those stand alone, independent pieces, and it felt and looked like "Symphony in ...
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1answer
208 views

Movie name from a scene? [homeless guy - i was reading that when I was in college]

I don't remember much about this, unfortunately, only this scene, vaguely, where there is a college student in some park, and there is a homeless guy (passing by, I think) and says to him something ...
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1answer
445 views

Why no children?

In Breaking Bad it seemed that the Schraders loved White's kids very much and enjoyed having them in their place. Is there in-series explanation why they didn't have their own? Same question about the ...
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1answer
209 views

Why the delay in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

The upcoming Batman v Superman movie was delayed by close to a year. The reason quoted in wiki is - "time to realize fully their vision, given the complex visual nature of the story". Does anyone ...
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1answer
2k views

Stock manipulation in The Taking of Pelham 123

I don't understand the "put options" (as I have read in Wikipedia) manipulation of stock prices in the movie The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009). Can anyone explain this in a simple way?
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1answer
134 views

Why was the doll from Annabelle so treasured?

Couple of instances that point to the unexplained & inexplicable importance of the doll sans as the conduit. First, at the beginning, when John gives the doll as a gift to Mia, when she ...
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1answer
2k views

Why did Nicky do what he did to Jess in New Orleans?

So in Focus, Nicky leaves Jess in the car right after the big betting scene in New Orleans. I don't see why he did that. He wasn't being chased by cops or anyone. He wasn't in danger that he did it ...
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1answer
381 views

Why do some movies have photoshopped pictures of the 'family'

I've seen it on quite a few movies where they show pictures of the family in some past gathering or with friends but usually they are photoshopped in some background or their faces are shopped onto ...
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1answer
448 views

How do they make the boy in City of god cry in the scene where he gets shot in the foot

There is a scene in the film city of god where the local drug dealers go mess around with some kids and all of them run away but they trapped 2 and he tells them where do you want to get shot? And ...
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1answer
140 views

werewolf movie identification

It was made in the early to mid 2000's; all i recall is that a woman was engaged to a man who was a werewolf, they had to kill the 'source' the original werewolf and a line that ran something like ...
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1answer
252 views

Movie about kids(teens?) talking to an old-man ghost who looks like Yoda

I remember seeing a movie on VHS back in the 90's (the film itself looked like it could've been from any time in the 80's all the way to the early 90's), about a group of kids (possibly teenagers, or ...
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2answers
104 views

What's up with the Marine uniforms in this episode of Scorpion?

In the Scorpion, episode, "Once Bitten, Twice Die," Latvian and Belarussian diplomats come to America to hash out a peace treaty and avert World War III. The stuff about Walter and a possum getting ...
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1answer
362 views

Help me find this Suspense/Thriller movie

Unfortunately, I only remember one scene; a projectile is shot into a room from a building across the street. It's an arrow/grappling hook with a wire attached. A guy uses it to enter a room with a ...
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1answer
354 views

Does time stop when the fourth wall is broken?

Throughout the first, second, and newly third season of House of Cards, produced under Netflix, protagonist Francis Underwood often "breaks the fourth wall" and speaks directly to the audience rather ...
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3answers
593 views

A group of old men rob a bank/crack a safe

I can't remember the name of this movie, all I know is it was a Hollywood movie about a group of old guys who either rob a bank or crack a safe. I want to say they were all retired old-school ...
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1answer
583 views

80's fantasy movie with an extremely fast furry creature

The movie was live-action. It was most probably fantasy, but could have also been s-f. I've watched it on VHS between 1989 and 1994, so it was most probably from the 80's. I don't remember any ...
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1answer
2k views

Why is Birdman subtitled The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance?

Birdman is a movie about a theater play that tells a lot about movies, movie stars, actor and Hollywood. I wonder why it is subtitled The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance. Is it meant as ... ...
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1answer
845 views

What was that old movie where the guy got turned into a stone statue

I need help to identify a movie I saw when I was 4 year old (1984) - the movie is older. I saw this movie where at the end (that's all I remember), there's this guy who got turned to stone (earlier in ...
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1answer
279 views

Song Identification: The Farm: Angola, USA funeral dirge

It has been many years since I've watched The Farm: Angola, USA (I saw it as an Investigative Reports special on A&E), but there is a song sung by the prisoners as they're burying Bones (that may ...
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1answer
304 views

What film starts with a home invasion and turns into S&M horror; 80's or early 90's (*not* People Under the Stairs)?

Film starts with two men armed with shotguns committing a push-in robbery against what seems to be a normal suburban family. Early on, they have the family tied to chairs. Somehow the family gets free ...
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3answers
18k views

Why did Dr. Manhattan choose the hydrogen atom for the symbol on his forehead?

In the alternate versions of Watchmen, when Dr. Manhattan's is forced to choose a symbol, he made one on his forehead representing a hydrogen atom. Why did he choose this symbol? How does it relate ...
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1answer
105 views

What does this Chinese graffiti from The Sand Pebbles mean?

Late in the movie The Sand Pebbles, Steve McQueen is about to share his backstory with Candice Bergen, and there is this graffiti in the background: Just idle curiosity on my part, I happened to ...
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0answers
102 views

In the Hobbit 3, why didn't the orcs… [spoiler] [duplicate]

In the Hobbit 3 (Peter Jackson), why didn't the orcs use the worms to burrow directly into the mountain, or burrow straight to the gold, bypassing the armies? Why didn't they use the worms to battle, ...
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1answer
541 views

The movie where a psycho military runned man comes to a mother who's son is killed in war?

Movie starts with a man, who comes to a home. He says that he was with her son who killed in war. That man first protects them and when military people came to catch him he murders the women and run ...
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1answer
410 views

Movie where husband is killed and wife ends up surrogate mother to weird murderous jungle children?

I am trying to remember a movie I saw a few years ago. Unfortunately, I only remember bits and pieces, so here's everything I remember (and I hope, but make no promises that, I'm remembering it ...
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2answers
173 views

Guys on bikes in “Under the Skin” (2013)

What is the significance of the guys on bikes who always seem to be following Scarlett Johansson in Under the Skin?
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1answer
647 views

A man wins the jackpot at a slot machine

So I remember watching this movie a couple of years back on my laptop, it involves a man who is chased by someone (I think) and enters a casino in which he has a earpiece and the person tells him to ...
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0answers
75 views

What was the original plan?

At the ending of Man on a Ledge, Nick Casidy is able to prove his innocence by showing publicly that the bad guy still has the diamond in his possession, which proves that Nick never stole it. This ...
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1answer
164 views

A movie with an orphan called Astrid

So this movie is about a girl whose mother is in prison for killing her husband and Astrid (the girl) is an orphan who's been in 3 diffrent foster homes. The first foster home she's been, she's been ...
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1answer
229 views

What relevance does the comic reading subplot in the Ultimate Cut have?

What was with the subplot of comics "Tales of the Black Freighter" in the film Watchmen and how is it relevant to the story? Note: Tales of the Black Freighter is a part of Ultimate cut of the movie. ...
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149 views

Over what time period does Once Upon A Time In The West take place?

I have the question regarding the movie Once Upon A Time In The West. I am not able to fix the time of the story. How long does the story last? Days or weeks?
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1answer
340 views

What is this 90s Cyberpunk themed cartoon?

I'm looking for the name of a Saturday morning American cartoon from the 90s with a distinctly Cyberpunk theme. The villain is a corporate CEO type guy, who I believe wore a black suit, and had black ...
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1answer
98 views

Movie about the journey of afterlife

I may have seen this drama/black-comedy movie back in 2005. The plot revolves around the story three characters, two men and one girl seeking peace after they have died. Something like purgatory. I ...
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2answers
271 views

Cartoon show about 5 dinosaurs with special abilities

I have seen this show in late 1980's early 1990's. It is about 5 little cute dinosaurs (each from a complete different species of dinosaurs) and each one has a distinctive color. But they all have ...
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2answers
4k views

Cartoon show about 5 heroes dressed like owls/birds

This show could be Japanese anime, but I am not sure. I saw this show in the 1980s and I vaguely remember 3 of the heroes. There is a standard hero (male, handsome). There is the typical girl ...
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1answer
905 views

Indian movie about a woman who get attacked in her face by alligators

I have seen this movie in 1989 or around that. The movie is about a husband and wife with a child. The husband tries to get rid of his wife by throwing her off a boat into the river which has live ...
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1answer
497 views

Does Bollywood title their movies using the Latin alphabet or the Devanagari alphabet?

A coworker recommended a movie, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. I had thought that spelling it in Latin might have been a kindness to me. However, it is very easily googled with that string, and I see ...
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1answer
114 views

Multiple stories, one character is named “Pink”

What is the name of this movie? It's an Asian movie, there are 3 stories, the first is a girl with a cast on her leg, she's browsing the internet and then she noticed a funeral outside. Second is ...

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