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Guy get out of prison and tell his story to journalist

I'm looking for a movie I've only seen it once years ago and I've tried finding it countless times online many times. Basically it's about a guy who gets released from prison. He is convicted of ...
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Why didn't Krall know about the Franklin?

Early in the film, Jaylah shows how she keeps the USS Franklin from being seen by Krall and his men, using a sort of holographic projection system. But So why did he seem ignorant of the vessel's ...
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What are the devices that Stryker's team use

In X-Men: Apocalypse, after the X-Mansion (Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters) was incinerated by a blast and (almost) everyone was saved by Quiksilver, General Stryker arrives with his team and ...
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Why didn't the Ghostbusters reply to the rector?

In Ghostbusters (1984), when they return to the University, the rector informs them that they are expelled, because the school doesn't want to finance their activities anymore. Anyway, in the ...
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Why they put funny names for tribal people in movies? [on hold]

If You See Dances with Wolves, characters have funny names like Stands With A Fist, Kicking Bird and Wind In His Hair . The same thing is repeated in Apocalypto (2006), characters have funny names ...
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What was the device named by fans of Star Trek?

This article and many others has a quote from Star Trek: Beyond writer Simon Pegg, saying that while writing the script, he reached out to Memory Alpha for help naming a device. We actually wrote ...
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Kids play game where everything become real and house magically fix itself before their parents get home

Its a movie that I can't remember the name of, or a lot of details. I know it had kids, and maybe a monopoly-like game where everything becomes real. I remember that in the end, the kids wreck their ...
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Guy sneaks out to someone's house and his family get killed

I think a guy sneaks out to someone's house (possibly wrong on this bit), and his family gets killed by some gang and he seeks revenge. There's a bit where he goes to a hospital and sees the guy he's ...
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Was the Starfleet officer connected to the later series?

In Star Trek Beyond, we are briefly introduced to a high-ranking Starfleet officer, Commodore Paris. In the original timeline, Voyager had Admiral Owen Paris, and his son Tom Paris. Is Commodore Paris ...
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What was the ship under construction initially called?

In Star Trek Beyond, there was a ship under construction on the massive moon space station Yorktown. This ship is rechristened as the USS Enterprise-A (NCC-1701-A) after the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) ...
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What is the name of this psychological thriller movie?

The movie involves a darkroom (you know, the ones where photographs are developed). The protagonist is an old man with mental issues who befriends a small child (and his parents) in a shop. He then ...
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Story/movie that “Fast car” by Jonas Blue and Dakota is based on? [on hold]

The new music video, "Jonas Blue - Fast Car ft. Dakota," is very familiar for me. I feel like it was a movie that I saw when I was a child. And when I hear the main song "Fast Car" by Tracy Chapman, ...
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How did Ackerman know Angier's trick was “real magic”?

To set up his ultimate act of revenge in The Prestige, Angier (played by Hugh Jackman) asks his ingenue Cutter (Michael Caine) to help him book a spectacular venue for Angier's new magic show, which ...
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Chilean film about a mining operation in which a worker has his tongue cut out

What is this Chilean film where a miner has his tongue cut out? Further details: I think the company in question was foreign-owned, and may have been "Anaconda Mining Company". The film had a ...
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574 views

Daughter runs away with her mother's boyfriend's son

I'm looking for a movie in which a little girl discovers that her mother is cheating on her father and burns down the mother along with her ''boyfriend''. Then the little girl runs away from home with ...
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What Linux Distro do they use in films? [duplicate]

That is the question I am always thinking about when I see someone in a film working with a high-tech system ( probably a hacker ) in films. In Batman Vs. Superman : Dawn of Justice, when Bruce Wayne ...
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Why can't Robert Ritter snatch the paper and tear it?

In One scene of Clear and Present Danger (1994), All Reciprocity files are deleted by Robert Ritter after finding Jack Ryan hacked into it. But luckily Jack Ryan got to print out the one of the ...
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Adult foreign movie before 2009 with old narrator presenting three stories [on hold]

This movie or documentary im not sure was released before or on 2008. Im not sure about the language also it could be french or spanish or some European language i think. The narrator who is quite old ...
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1answer
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Wife escapes home and lives a gypsy-ish life

The poster shows a woman and a man passionately kissing! I remember it was about a wife who escapes (or leaves) her family (probably in an airport) and then living a gipsy-ish life in some kind of ...
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What does “XIX” in 'Extraction' mean?

What is the meaning of the "XIX" tattoo on the back of the main actor (Jon Foo as 'Mercy') in the movie Extraction (2013)?
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A plane crashes and two people survive on an island

There was this movie I watched (early 2000s I think) and it was one of those stranded on an island after a plane crash kind of movie. There was a plane crash where alost everyone died, I believe it ...
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1answer
64 views

Western where horse is used as shield against gunfire

I saw a Western movie where a man was being chased on his horse. He kills his horse and uses it as a shield. He then starts to fire back at the men that were chasing him. One man mocks him because his ...
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Who were the faceless mooks?

In Star Trek Beyond, Krall's back story states that only 3 were left. So who are the majority of his army? They didn't seem to be drones or machines. This was unexplained as far as I could tell.
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Sulu's Daughter's Parentage?

How is Hikaru Sulu's daughter related to him, in both the old and new timelines? Adopted? Surrogate? Gene spliced or other technological means? From an older relationship?
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How does the USS Franklin fit in the pre-Kelvin Timeline?

In Star Trek Beyond, we are introduced to the USS Franklin (NX-326). How does this NX registry, Starship class ship fall in the pre-Kelvin timeline, as compared to the pre-reboot continuity?
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Why is the Indominus Rex called this way?

I have a question about Jurassic World. Why was the Indominus Rex called Indominus Rex when "indominus rex" means "untamable king" and it's clearly stated that the Indominus Rex was female, which ...
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Movie (seen in 80's) where a guy reminisces about his past with his family

I remember seeing this movie in the 80's with a bit of a melancholic theme. In it a guy comes home (he lives in a detached house) and starts reminiscing about his life (mainly about his wife and child(...
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Films about teenagers that go into the woods and get hunted? [on hold]

It's an oldish film. Pretty sure it was a horror. I remember one of the guys at the start took some magic mushrooms. I think they went to stay in an old house or cabin and they thought that they were ...
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Why does the Stevenson Award show “Sheldon Cooper Ph.D.” when he got his Ph.D. at 16?

In the Episode of The Big Bang Theory, The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization, Leonerd mentions that Sheldon got his Ph.D. at the age of 16. However in the episode of The Jerusalem Duality, Sheldon ...
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1answer
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Black and white (maybe), movie/ tv episode - alien assassins

There's a movie - or possibly a 'Twilight Zone' type TV episode - I've been trying to find for a long time (without success). Here's what I think I remember (I'm old - neither my thinking or memory ...
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Why were audiences led to believe that Mike Webster died from a taser gun?

The 2015 film, Concussion tells the true story of Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovering the truth about brain damage in football players due to repeated head injuries. The film focuses primarily on the ...
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Is Joker a member of Suicide Squad?

Who are the members of Suicide Squad? Is Joker a member of Suicide Squad? This page isn't of much help.
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A Japanese movie about 3 stories, I think [on hold]

Asian movie, may be Japanese. In this movie a girl wants to marry a boy although he refuses to marry and this makes the girl crazy. At the end the boy comes back to the girl and ties a rope to her to ...
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Was the “leg crossing scene” in Basic Instinct real?

Did Sharon Stone use a body double in Basic Instinct's infamous interrogation scene, a.k.a. the "leg crossing" scene, or was that all her?
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Identify movie about an old con artist that complains life is too long

I watched part of this movie on TV, probably in the 90s. It was about an old guy. He complained that, as he aged, walking became harder, things felt heavier, etc. There is a quote I remember, he ...
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Why “The Big Short” shot in comedy genre?

The Big Short movie is all about serious things: 2008 Crisis (which banks blamed the bad things on immigrants, the poor, and even teachers), mortgage-backed securities, ISDA agreement, AAA ...
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How did this violation of the “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” rules get past the screening process?

I recently asked "Does the producer demand to have the trick explained before hand, privately?", where it was confirmed there is a screening process for the show in which the contestant magician must ...
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An affair between a student & his friend's mom. What's the movie name? [on hold]

This is the mother of Halil. She has an affair with her son's friend. What's the movie name?
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Horror movie on HBO [on hold]

i suddenly have urge to watch back the horror movie on HBO that trauma me as a kid but i don't remmember that movie. the movie is about nightmare in a brain of dead killer that kidnap girl drown them. ...
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Did Cameron betray John Connor?

In the final episode Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles season 2, when Cameron meets John Henry, he is asking Cameron "Will you join us?" After that John Connor finds Cameron's body but her chip ...
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1answer
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Critically acclaimed prequels? [on hold]

I was having a discussion about the Star Wars prequel trilogy and how they sucked. There are so many reasons prequels dont work. For example, putting your characters who you know are in the sequel ...
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How did Jimmy and Frank get married?

In What Happens at Howdy's Doesn't Stay at Howdy's, Frank tricks a drunk Jimmy into marring him. However, in the very next episode Modern Wedding, Jimmy is unable to marry Sabrina because he's ...
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Movie with a home invasion at start [on hold]

I'm looking for a movie or TV episode (pretty sure movie) made in the 90s, I think, set in that time. A family is murdered by some gunmen one by one. I specifically remember a teenage girl dancing in ...
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Will Mystique show up again after “The Last Stand”? [on hold]

As we saw, Mystique have been shot by the cure and lost her super-powers exactly like Magneto in the end of the movie, would she show-up again like Magneto at the end when he moved the chess piece ...
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How to know our work is good or bad [on hold]

When we write a script,a scene the biggest challenge is to know for sure if it's worthy or not..I have always found that we kinda get saturated by the thoughts about the ideas of each scene that we ...
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Why did Jordan kill herself?

In Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles season 1, 3rd episode John and Cameron are entering a new school. When they came to the school they saw some kind of drawing on the school wall and they also ...
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2answers
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Sound Effects: Why are They Done so Different from Reality?

While filming captures both the audio and video of an actors performance, producers will often dub over sound effects for the interaction between the actors and objects. The horse walking down a road ...
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Movie about a brother's obsession

I'm looking for an old movie (50's or 60's I think) about an engineer who goes to South America (I think) to work for a tycoon. He falls for the man's sister (who is somewhat troubled) but the Boss ...
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Movie about a teenager girl setting neighbor's parents' bedroom on fire to become her friend

The movie I'm trying to find is about this teenage girl who had a new neighbour move in across the road (Another teenage girl with her 2 parents). They want to become friends but the new girls parents ...
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Why does Buddy Pine call himself Syndrome?

Buddy Pine, the villain from The Incredibles, goes by the name Syndrome. But it's not really clear why. Many of the other superheroes have names that are either fitting their abilities (e.g. ...

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