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Was the explanation of the Back To The Future 2 timeline correct?

In the S08E05 of the Big Bang Theory, Leonard and Howard argue about the timeline of Back to the future 2. They talk about how the future Biff would go to a different future once he gives the almanac ...
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Looking for an old animation film [on hold]

All I remember is that there are little people being swallowed by flowers or plants. I think it's in black and white.
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21 views

Do actors actually carry actresses?

I've seen a lot of movies where the actor (and sometimes actress) will carry another person bridal-style. Are they actually lifting the other person or are they carrying a dummy that looks like the ...
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19 views

Cold War espionage movie, East Germans, late 1970s - early 1980s

I'm trying to find a particular movie that I saw many years ago. Here's what I remember: set amidst the Cold War mostly about spies or assassins on the front lines of espionage either an American ...
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What is the name of this movie?

Wife and husband lets their male best friend live with them and he informs them that he met this girl online. Soon after they began dating and become attached. He moves into his own apartment along ...
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Why is A Clockwork Orange considered great?

A few months ago I decided to watch A Clockwork Orange, as I was only inspired by its IMDB ratings and reviews, I was expecting a great movie. I won't lie, but it seldom happens that I cannot ...
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A Canadian show with short stories submitted by kids

It was a Canadian TV show from the '95-'98 range, I believe, filmed in western Canada and similar to "Are you afraid of the dark". It was short stories written by kids and submitted to the show, and ...
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American crime/military movie about drugs, probably 90s

I remember this movie. The main characters are stoners in the US Army. At one point, during tank maneuver drills one of them goes AWOL and drives through a gas station. I think the main plot was them ...
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Japanese animated movie from late '80s or early '90s

I watched this movie when I was kid, and I don't remember too many details, but is worth trying with those which I remember. The movie is about girl who is ordinary, but there is a place (like the ...
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Why doesn't Agent 33 take off her mask in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 2?

So, I'm midway through watching the second season of Agents of SHIELD on Netflix, and one of the Hydra agents (referred to as Agent 33) disguises herself as Agent May early on in the season. But ...
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What movie is this?

It begins with a young girl and her father is going crazy and he shoots her in the head. Time moves forward and a new family moved into the same house. The youngest girl in the family begins to talk ...
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Wife and daughter of main character are killed, shoots policeman

This movie was not in English, i think it was a middle-eastern movie. I jumped into it about half way thru. Im not sure how, but the main characters wife is killed. He then goes looking for his ...
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Whiskey in US movies out of plain glass decanters. A movie or culture thing?

I am not sure where this questions would fit. So I am trying it here. I noticed since some time that whiskey offered in offices of bosses in US movies or series often tend to be poured from anonymous ...
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1answer
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How did Ant-Man manage to get big again?

During his training as the Ant-Man we can see Scott working on the electronics of his suit, specifically some kind of regulator, much to Hank's dismay, and a dialogue similar to the follwoing ensues: ...
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Identifying a Disney special, or film

It's been quite a long time, but I remember seeing a Disney production on TV. I think it was in black and white, but I'm not entirely sure anymore. All I distinctly remember is Jiminy Cricket and ...
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1answer
710 views

Disney film with animation and live action, Mickey disappearing

I remember this from when I was about 5 years old, which would mean it happened in 1990-91, so I'm not sure I remember it correctly. The film could have been much older than that. I'm quite certain ...
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Movies and television shows that reference the future decades ahead of time? [on hold]

I am interested in identifying speculative films that realistically embed futuristic technologies into their present-day scenarios, but some thirty-forty years ahead of time. I am thinking of things ...
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Haunted hotel movie?

Movie of a family of three stay in a hotel which so happens to be haunted. The father later in the movie gets possessed by the spirits around there and at the end his little son helps his mother ...
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TV show about a girl and an alien in her backpack in an animated maze

In the first episode two boys watch a girl with a backpack go into a virtual world like a maze and they follow her in. Inside there are guys that want them dead (I think) and the virtual world is a ...
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1answer
81 views

Mad max styled sci fi where rowed identical men touch shiny object and disappear

I remember watching this as a kid must be from the 80's Well I remember a desert scene, there was a kind of camp. I have the feeling it was kind of post apocalyptical (like mad max) of some sort. ...
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73 views

Alien/human love scene.. Movie title?

I randomly remebered a couple scenes from a film that I believe, was released in the early 2000's and involved a murderous womanlike-alien being, that used some kind of swords or blades to kill ...
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1answer
52 views

Classic movie with stolen gold melted into golden anchor

Long time ago i watched a film, which was probably a heist movie. There was a group of people that decided to melt a stolen gold into golden anchor. I don't remember what was the way of gaining this ...
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26 views

Why did Kattappa kill Baahubali [duplicate]

In the movie Baahubali, why did Kattappa kill Baahubali?
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19 views

What is this short film where some guys make an old man drink wine?

I was at an international film festival in 1997, and before the feature there was a short film. In the film a couple of tough guys wake up an older man in a dingy apartment and say they know someone ...
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Ash in Alien cannot lie to humans, Yes?

Have you noticed that Ash sometimes concludes his sentences with "Yes?"? I have just finished watching Alien for the 1000th time and I think he adds "Yes?" every time he is telling a lie, somehow ...
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2answers
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Does Captain Jack Sparrow die and get reborn after he enters the Kraken?

In Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, at the end Captain Jack Sparrow enters into the Kraken's mouth. How does he end up in the World's End? Does he die and his soul is taken there or ...
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Velcro as an alien technology

In many sci-fi movies like Transformers velcro is supposed to be an alien technology that human copy. Which was the first movie in which the velcro is an alien technology?
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1answer
120 views

Why 28 and not any other number?

In 28 Days Later, why did they select the value 28 and not any other? Is this number something special or did they just choose it randomly?
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34 views

80s Fantasy movie with mother that turns into dragon

I watched a movie a long time ago, I think it's from the 80s and the USA. What I remember is that there was a guy that was sent on a quest to collect certain things. His mother was some kind of ...
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51 views

Movie name with female vice-president/president nominee

I am unable to recall the movie name where a female senator is nominated president/vice-president and all the turmoil she goes through during this process. The story plot is set in US. just to be more ...
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A movie about a basketball team formed in jail

The movie is about a white man who ends up in jail. A basketball team is formed and they play against the black basketball team. Pretty sure that despite the odds the white team wins. Sorry this is ...
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1answer
108 views

Why didn't Tyrion confront Littlefinger for telling Catelyn that the knife belongs to him?

In season 1 of Game of Thrones, Littlefinger tells Catelyn and Ned that the knife used for trying to murder Bran belongs to Tyrion ("the Imp"). He told them that he lost it to him in a wager. On that ...
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44 views

What is the nationality of Felonious Gru in Despicable Me?

I wonder what is the nationality of Felonious Gru from the movie Despicable Me. I have seen the movie both in English and Spanish, and both voice characterizations makes me think that he is East ...
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1answer
51 views

Low budget movie about four female friends, came on BET years ago

The movie is directed by a woman with short hair. It's about four female friends from college one was raped and got pregnant in college and now she is a lawyer and lonely another is a lesbian and ...
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1answer
116 views

Why is Hugh Jackman not going to continue to portray Wolverine?

According to several news sources, Hugh Jackman has decided not to continue to play Wolverine in films after the upcoming The Wolverine sequel: Hugh Jackman Will Play Wolverine “One Last Time”: Is ...
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Lady in the Lake 1947 (Mirror Scene)

I came across a question linked here: How do they film the mirror scenes in movies? I found it interesting that most examples came from popular and from recent films. Here is a clip from Lady in the ...
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Identify UK TV program mid 1970s - late 1980s about inner city school children visiting the coast

I'm looking for a TV program shown in the UK and produced by the BBC or then ITV (or one of its subsidiaries) concerning a trip to the coast by a group of inner city school children. All I can ...
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Betting against himself

I'm looking for the title of a TV-series or movie. There was a minor role of a man with a strange habit. He bet against himself what other people might do. To do so he moved some money from his right ...
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1answer
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Why is Cinderella called Ella in “Once Upon a Time”?

In Once Upon a Time, characters' names were kept as they are in the fairy world from Prince Charming to Rumplestiltskin. But why is Cinderella called by the name of "Ella" by all the characters?
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Do I need to watch Once Upon a Time in Wonderland to understand Once Upon a Time?

As per the wikis there are crossovers between both the series. So do I have to watch Once Upon a Time in Wonderland to understand Once Upon a Time or can it be avoided fully?
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Embarrassed student goes on a killing spree and makes a kill list with hero's name on it

Can anybody tell the title of this thriller film? I have seen this film very long back and am not able to recall its title. The story goes like this: A fellow student is embarrassed by an 'incident' ...
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Is E Corp from Mr. Robot a reference to a real company?

What's the closest real equivalent to E Corp from Mr. Robot? Not necessarily that they're super evil, but that they are present in many different industries and their products are commonplace. Is ...
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The Importance of Being Earnest - Where do the cucumber sandwiches go in the second episode? [on hold]

In "The Importance of Being Earnest" (play from BBC learning English), in the 1st episode Lane tells his master that the sandwiches are ready and in 2nd when the guests arrive, he says that there were ...
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1answer
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Eva / Ava AI movies coincidence?

If you've seen Ex Machina, The Machine and Eva you've probably noticed the odd coincidence of three movies in the last few years about artificial intelligence all with protagonists named Eva or Ava ...
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1answer
43 views

What was the purpose behind the metal object Forest Whitaker rubbed on Jake Gyllenhaal's face in Southpaw?

In Southpaw, Forest Whitaker rubs a metal object on Jake Gyllenhaal's cheek to do some sort of first aid I presume. I think it could be metal chilled in iced water to reduce blood flow. Is that ...
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1answer
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Explanation of the ending of Easy Rider

This is regarding the 1969 classic Easy Rider. I found the ending was abrupt and very quick. Although throughout the movie it has been shown how society dislikes and avoids hippies like Wyatt and ...
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1answer
59 views

Why the bin bag in Silver Linings Playbook?

The hero of Silver Linings Playbook, Pat, was seen wearing a bin bag (or garbage bag depending upon your locale) that had holes cut for his head and arms... Both his mother and father asked why he ...
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whats the Name of this movie where a boy is in the middle of a storm shouting [on hold]

he had a sweater on and i Believe it Might be from the 1990s/2000.
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21 views

Dying girl want to wear antique Victorian dress - 1950s production?

It might have only been a small part of the plot- a dying girl wants to wear an antique dress that an older woman wore when being presented to the Queen (Queen Victoria). The dress is kept in a glass ...
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1answer
46 views

sci-fi movie from 70's maybe 80's [duplicate]

I was in a hotel lastnight which only had cable, so I could not see what the title of this movie was...there was a guy named Zed, who looked like a young Sean Connery with dark hair, a pony tail and ...

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