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Sunglasses quote

I'm searching for a movie with a quote about sunglasses. The quote goes something like: Nobody is wearing sunglasses in closed rooms. Except perverts and blind people. It might be a Guy Ritchie ...
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114 views

What is the name of the song in Farscape S03E21? [closed]

I've been trying to find the name and composer of the song used in the final scenes of Farscape Season 3, Episode 21 when the Command Carrier is imploding and Scorpious is walking up the staircase. ...
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205 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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337 views

Hitchhiker killer movie

I remember seeing this movie as a child in the 80s so it's probably a 70's movie. A guy picks up a hitchhiker and ends up murdering him/her (can't remember), to dispense of the body he puts her in a ...
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197 views

Older Sci-Fi/Fantasy animated movie?

What I can remember was that this was an OLD sci-fi/fantasy movie (I think I remember it being in 3D) and it had a female protagonist with some sort of tribal paint/tattooing on her. She did the ...
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4answers
2k views

Does Captain America possess superhuman strength in the MCU?

  In the episode The Bridge (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) superhuman Mike Peterson pushes a bulldozer across a football field. Afterwards Mike and his trainer exchange these words: ...
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2answers
96 views

Why did Lord Coward not protect his machine

I have trouble with this huge plothole in Sherlock Holmes. In the movie Holmes enlightens Lord Coward that he knows about the machine in the sewer to kill the lion (parlament). After that Lord ...
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Are the stories of The X-Files real life?

I recently started watching Season 1 episodes of The X-Files series.... I wanted to know if there is any verification for the claim that stories shown in its episodes are real-life stories or just a ...
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2answers
173 views

Western comedy with a sheriff that does not want to be a sheriff, and a duel

Western comedy. Likely from the 1960s to early 1980s. The protagonist is a man that somehow manages to become sheriff in a town. It ends up with him having to duel some badass bandit. I'm not 100% ...
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1answer
255 views

A movie with a spacechip whose crew contained robots disguised as humans

This is about a movie I haven't seen myself, but which I only got told about. Moreover, the person who told me about it is no longer alive, so I cannot ask for more details. I remembered what I got ...
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1answer
219 views

Did Leonard Shelby know his wife because of his subconscience?

In the beginning of the movie when Leonard is talking on the phone to the mysterious caller (who we find out is Teddy [John gamble {not thee John G}]). He says he is different from Sammy Jenkins ...
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825 views

How did Jessica find out that Brody slept with Carrie?

I am watching Homeland season 2 (Episode 8 by now). Throughout the series, Jessica numerously indicates that Brody is sleeping with the CIA girl but I can't recall how did she find that Brody is ...
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226 views

Comedy name? Jew and neo-nazi hook up

It's a teen comedy. A bunch of guys traveled somewhere and were trying to score with some chicks. This is what I remember: 1) This guy who is Jewish and a bit of a nerd fells for a hot German girl ...
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117 views

French movie, man living at gas station, can't/won't leave

I just got a request from a friend of mine who is looking for a certain movie, but alas I couldn't help her... maybe you can. She describes the movie as follows : It's a french movie about a man ...
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1answer
86 views

Psychotherapist swaps with a dangerous patient

Years ago, I watched a fantastic drama/thriller movie of a girl who worked in some kind of an institute, probably a mental-illness-prison. The girl is taking care of the most dangerous patient, who ...
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1answer
1k views

Girl able to predict future events, people able to read mind?

I'm trying to know the name of this movie I saw before. The movie about a girl (short, more like an emo kid), with a diary where she draws images that depicts future events. People are trying to chase ...
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3answers
484 views

Unknown movie about invasive alien entity creature

This movie is only by a couple scenes I think back on and have been searching for. We are out on the ocean, on an ocean liner, a science vessel, or other ship of some kind. There is an unusual ...
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4answers
12k views

What are the differences between the alternative versions of Blade Runner?

I may have lost count, but the last time I checked there were 4 different cuts of Blade Runner. The original cinema release (with the voice over and the spliced from another movie ending) followed by ...
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2answers
256 views

Why are cartoon coconuts (on trees) brown?

Real coconuts are either green or yellow (there may be other variants I'm unaware of) not brown. Why are they always colored brown in cartoons? Edit for background: Growing up in a tropical country ...
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1answer
80 views

Looking for a National Geographic documentary about inventors

I am looking for a National Geographic documentary about inventors. It is a very old video probably from the 80s. I remember it starts showing some kids and their inventions, one of connected a rake ...
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1answer
419 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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1answer
233 views

Bank robbery comedy with tunnel

A black and white comedy with sound. It was either French or Italian. Believe it was French. Setting was set to the 1900s, I guess 1930+, perhaps late fifties early sixties. Believe it was a ...
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2answers
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Why doesn't Stan Lee make a cameo appearance in X2?

Stan Lee always make a cameo appearance in the Marvel films based on the characters he helped in re-creating. With this in mind, was there any particular reason why he missed X2: X-Men United, X-Men ...
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1answer
95 views

What is the significance of the election in “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance”?

What is the significance of the election in "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance"? Why were the rich ranchers so excited about the territory's independence that they were hiring outlaws to influence the ...
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9answers
16k views

How did Sherlock survive the fall?

In Sherlock, BBC Series, Season 2 Episode 3 - The Reichenbach Fall, how did Sherlock survive the fall? I've read some theories online regarding this, but in this interview, Steven Moffat says "There ...
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2answers
1k views

Is God really a Red Sox fan?

In "Mr. Griffin Goes to Washington" (S3E3) Peter takes the whole family to a Baseball game where the Boston Red Sox play against the Yankees. Chris made a sign to cheer them on which reads John 3:16. ...
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260 views

Identify movie/TV show from car chase scene

I keep remembering this chase scene but cannot recall the film. It's a fairly recent (probably 2000 or later, possibly a little earlier) movie, the only scene I can remember is the short chase scene ...
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1answer
116 views

What is the name of the sesame street horror short film?

There was a short film dealing with creativity where the sesame street characters sit at the table and talk about doing creative stuff. At the end they start killing each other. One of them says "Let ...
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1answer
241 views

Identify movie about special/secret agents

It's an american movie from the 90's or 2000-something. Roughly it has two main characters a man and woman. They are to be formed as secret agent. I only remember one passage: they are both kidnapped ...
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1answer
6k views

Identify movie involving teacher and student love affair

I need to know the title of this movie I saw in the 90s. The story is based on a male student and a female teacher. The student likes and loves his teacher and some day accidentally he meets the ...
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5answers
318 views

People knock down a wall and find a pot full of an evil dormant creature

When I was a child, I saw a film on TV that scared me to death. All I can remember is some people knocked down a wall in a house and inside the wall they found one or more pots, and inside these pots ...
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What exactly was the pirates' plan?

In Captain Philips the four man team boards the ship. I'm struggling to understand how they originally intended to make their money. They couldn't hope to carry the cargo off in their little skiff ...
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1answer
644 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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1answer
139 views

Why the prevalence of Latin forenames in the Capitol?

When watching The Hunger Games as well as its sequel Catching Fire, it occured to me that the members of the Capitol often bear Latin forenames, like Seneca, Ceasar, Claudius, Plutarch, Octavia, ...
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2answers
158 views

50 First Dates: precursors?

I like the plot of 50 First Dates. But I abhor the gratuitous obscenities therein. I have often found that when a (bad) comedy has a great plot, it is because the plot is stolen. And, in general, ...
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5answers
2k views

Why does Xerxes think he's a god?

In 300 (2006), why does Xerxes consider himself a god? Is there a back story for him somewhere?
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5k views

Why does James Bond use his real name?

In the James Bond universe most characters go by a code name M, Q, the various 00s, In Skyfall Silva is a made up name. Others such as Tanner, Robinson and Moneypenny, Trevelyan we're not so sure but ...
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1answer
242 views

Why does President Snow want Katniss to keep on acting the love affair?

I admit that I'm not completely acquainted with all the subtleties of President Snow's and the revolution's views and usage of Katniss Everdeen for their goals in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. What ...
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1answer
181 views

What does the antagonist hope to achieve by killing a priest?

In Calvary (which, on reflection after two viewings is less of a black comedy and more of a philosophical essay) the opening scene sets up the antagonist's intent to kill a good priest. He explains ...
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1answer
5k views

Movie with a mutant shark?

I watched (a long time ago ... ) a movie, happening in an island, with a mutant shark (maybe a dolphin?), which in the movie's climax is able to walk. I think that in the end of the movie the shark ...
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2answers
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Captain America Winter Soldier fight scene strangeness

Referring to the scene in Captain America: The Winter Soldier where 'Cap and company infiltrate that S.H.I.E.L.D. ship which had been taken over by terrorists. There was a fight towards the end of ...
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601 views

Trying to find a movie, European, Private Detective, Sex Slavery maybe

I watched this movie a while ago on sbs, it is european, about a male detective. Maybe released 2000-2010. At the beginning he pretends to be a cop to arrests this boy, he steals hash from him, the ...
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1answer
368 views

Japanese sword fighting movie (Hero has reversed sword, katana)

Recently I saw a sword fighting film. The hero is a very very good sword fighter. One of the heroes has a sword with a reversed blade. Later it is revealed it can be reversed. Film is quite recent ...
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270 views

Is Brick Tamland from the future?

In Anchorman 2, Brick Tamland alludes to the future and his knowledge of it multiple times. For example, he tells the news crew how they will all be flying around on jetpacks ten years in the future. ...
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1answer
83 views

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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0answers
87 views

Amazing makeup effect in Cocoon

There's a scene in Cocoon with the female alien, Brian Denehy, and Steve Gutenberg. The female alien has just put her fake human skin back on. There is a wrinkle on her cheek. Brian Denehy pulls ...
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1answer
999 views

What envelope does Heavensbee replace?

On the DVD of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire there is a deleted scene which shows Plutarch Heavensbee exchange envelopes in some secured vault. He burns the one in the vault and replaces it with one ...
2
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1answer
97 views

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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2answers
3k views

Why does Loki look like an Asgardian?

Given Loki is an orphan from Jotunheim not a child of Asgard why would he look like his adopted family? The Frost Giants are not portrayed as looking human, does the fact that he was adopted change ...
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1answer
228 views

Identify a movie with kids playing Final Fantasy VIII

The movie was released between 1998-2001, but all I can remember of it is a single scene, two naked women randomly walk into a house and past two kids playing Final Fantasy VIII on a PlayStation. I ...

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