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movie about masked vigilante called “Scarecrow”

When I was in grammar school around 1980 they showed us a movie about a masked man similar to Zorro. I believed it opened with a scene in which he and another man fled on horseback while a song was ...
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Martial arts movie where a guy gets run over by a car

There's a group of people getting ready to compete against their enemy, Gallagher, in martial arts. One of the guys gets run over by a car, leaving him paralyzed. Everyone knows it was Gallagher's ...
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What does “being relieved of ammo for sidearm” suggest in this scene?

I recently rewatched the HBO miniseries Generation Kill and came across this scene, where the actor portraying Colonel Ferrando is telling officers that a certain Colonel Dowdy was relieved of his ...
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Positive outcomes of Walter's actions

After watching Breaking Bad series twice, I feel that the net effect of Walter's actions is not so obvious (negative). I understand that a lot of innocent people died and there have been consequences. ...
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How did Van Helsing not turn into a vampire in the movie Dracula 2000?

Paying homage to Wes Craven who recently passed away, I have a question about one of my favorite vampire movies that Craven was an Executive Producer, Dracula 2000. In the movie, Van Helsing is the ...
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How did they do the sea floor in Exodus: Gods and Kings?

The sea floor rendering in "Exodus: Gods and Kings" was really amazing: How did they do that 3D rendering? Where did they get the models? What sofware? What was the studio that did it?
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Is it really possible to produce 99.9% crystal meth?

In Breaking Bad Walter White is known to be the master chef of blue meth, while yielding unheard of 99.9% purity. Is this possible or it is a big myth from the beginning?
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Does Jesse go to jail?

This one hunts me down every time I watch the last episode of Breaking Bad. There are two points I argue in my head: Jesse is shown doing woodwork as if he is reborn and his life changes taking the ...
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How realistic was the air traffic control mistake by Jane's father?

I still do not understand this part of Breaking Bad and really hope it was exaggerated. When Jane's father, heavily disturbed by loss of his daughter makes a deadly mistake while guiding air traffic, ...
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48 views

What is the meaning of the toy eye that Walter keeps?

There are a few episodes on Breaking Bad where a toy eye that Walter removes from his pool appears. It seems to be having some sort of judgmental meaning as if it sees everything that Walter does. ...
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TV movie in which wife separated from husband and moved with their child

What was the TV movie in which a wife separated from her husband and moved with their child. Some other guy helps her child in football and they fall for each other. She later realizes and unites with ...
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Why did the Hound save Ser Loras from Mountain?

In Season 1 episode 5, The Wolf and the Lion, of Game of Thrones, Sandor Clegane (the Hound) saves Ser Loras Tyrell from Gregor Clegane (the Mountain), when the Mountain attacks the Ser Loras and ...
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Why is Drogon free and his brothers Viserion and Rhaegal chained?

In Game of Thrones we have seen that Drogon is freely roaming and flying up in the sky, but what's the reason that we have not seen Viserion and Rhaegal flying freely in the sky? Why are they chained? ...
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How come Ser Loras can declare Sandor Clegane winner of the tourney

In Season 1 episode 5 'The Wolf and the Lion' of 'Game of Thrones', Sandor Clegane (Hound) saves Ser Loras Tyrell from Gregor Clegane (Mountain), when the Mountain attacks the Ser Loras and fights ...
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4answers
269 views

Did Walter have intentions of staying alive after he started making millions?

At the beginning of Breaking Bad we observe Walt refusing to fight for his life and deciding to slowly wait for his last day. However, when he starts making "real" money, I think everything changes. ...
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Where is guy holding a weird needle gun from? [on hold]

Can you please tell me where this is from? Thanks
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70s TV show. A witch was being accused of drugging local teens

I swear to god that it was Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew, but I checked the episode guide and can't find it. It was a small town. Local teens were 'freaking out' on drugs. I think that one guy crashed a ...
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101 views

What is the name of this movie

A young man is next in line to be the caregiver of a relative that has amphibian physical characteristics and has lived a long time. The problem, the young man is recently engaged and now is unwilling ...
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Why is Walter White such an effective negotiator?

There are several heated scenes in Breaking Bad where Walter literally buys his life out by convincing his enemies using precise words. But why is he so good at it, he clearly does not have 20 years ...
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How realistic was Gus Fring's last scene?

Always wondered about this one scene in Breaking Bad, when Hector blows up the hospital and we see Gustavo Fring walking out of the room while fixing his tie. We are then revealed that half of his ...
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1answer
57 views

Was Terra Nova too expensive to be renewed?

The show seemed reasonably entertaining and had its audience yet it did not work out. Was it mostly due to costly production or lack of audience?
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Must be asleep by midnight

My brother and I watched a film when we were children (late 1970's early 1980's) that scared the crap out of us; now we want to pass it on to a new generation. It may have been animated, it was about ...
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49 views

Searching an old movie about 13 brothers [on hold]

The movie is about 13 brothers. It is an old asian action movie. In the end of the movie the youngest brother had been dismembered by 4 horses. If anybody knows this movie, please let me know the ...
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Name of british tv series [on hold]

I am trying to remember the name of a tv series (cancelled after the first season) where a team of "off-the-grid" policemen worked undercover/playing roles to solve cases. I can't recall any of the ...
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Why is Walt obsessed with Jesse?

As the question asks, why can Walt just not do without Jesse in Breaking Bad? At the beginning, he needed him to get into the business and stuff but later, Jesse only proved to be nothing but trouble. ...
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Why hasn't the elevator been fixed?

In The Big Bang Theory the elevator has been out of order since the start of the series. To this date -- after season eight has finished -- the elevator has still not been fixed. Is there any ...
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141 views

What movie is this about a killer?

I saw this movie very young so I have little memory of it. It may be from the 80's or 70's, in color. I just remember that there was a young man that was a contract killer or something and he was very ...
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Does Ethan Hunt rely on luck and chance?

Early in Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, this council is arguing over the unreliability of the team, most specifically about the fact that they rely on luck. I think this is extremely true, however, ...
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What is this movie about a group of “undercover” Americans threats or forcing other countries?

I have been looking like a madman after a movie I have seen for only a couple of years ago. I think it's somewhat based on real events (in modern times) (not sure about that) about a group of ...
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64 views

Title of an old caveman animation [on hold]

I'm looking for an old animation of a caveman who drags his woman off by her hair and in the end, I think she drags him off by his hair. I can't remember if it played during the opening titles in a ...
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69 views

Looking for a movie that I thought starrred Christopher Reeve

Looking for a movie I saw years ago, possibly 80s. I thought it starred Christopher Reeve and Sissy Spacek but I can't find a movie with the two of them. He was returning from the civil war as her ...
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man attacked by floating bear claw?

I saw this movie around 1977, it was a "creature feature" from Bob Wilkins' show (RIP). All I remember about it is some guy reaching into a suitcase or trunk, or maybe reaching into a hole in the ...
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Charmed? Buffy? I have no clue

The episode, I believe, started out with a shot of a lighthouse and a woman seducing a man, then his wife walked in so the unknown woman kissed him and stole his soul or breath? Then, later in the ...
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85 views

How did LeChiffre know the tracker was in Bond's arm?

In Casino Royale, after Bond is captured by LeChiffre, the first thing LeChiffre's men do is cut out the tracker MI6 had put in Bond's arm. How did LeChiffre know it was there? He tells Bond But ...
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Name of BBC 1990s screenplay set in near future; migrants trying to enter Europe

Dim memories of this from my childhood - asking now, obviously, because it's so topical. Set in some kind of Fortress Europe in the near future, lots of African migrants trying to get in (maybe a ...
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1answer
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Buñuel's movies in languages other than Spanish or French

I read somewhere that Buñuel made movies in three languages. All I know are his movies in Spanish and French. Is that true and in which other languages has he directed movies and what are those ...
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How does Neo know about the matrix before being removed from the dream world?

In The Matrix, during Neo & Trinity's initial meeting at the club, Trinity and Neo say: Trinity: It's the question that drives us mad. It's the question that brought you here. You know the ...
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Why did Mike Ehrmantraut give up his life so easy?

Since very beginning, Gustavo's personal bodyguard and executor Mike Ehrmantraut is shown as a smart and an always aware man. Consider that Mike is a former policeman and a walking lie detector; not ...
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1answer
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Any indication that Gustavo Fring might have had a family of his own?

In Breaking Bad, as far as I understood, Gustavo Fring never really had a family of his own. It is logical from one perspective not to have anyone valuable to you when doing business of the sort. ...
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85 views

which cartoon series had soundtrack similar to MI

I can't remember the cartoon series whose title track is similar to the mission impossible movie track. Can anyone help me out here, I am scratching my head over it for a long time!! It use to come ...
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67 views

How Sylar used to take away power from the Special Guys?

In Heroes we have seen that Sylar use to kill the persons with special abilities and cut open his skull but with the part of the brain taken from each person, how he use to extract the power and get ...
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1answer
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Ending scene of The Darjeeling Limited

In the ending scene of The Darjeeling Limited, the three brothers run on the platform to chase a departing train. Suddenly they throw away their luggage one by one and board the train without their ...
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92 views

Identify 70/80's softcore/erotic movie about orphaned young woman in expat community

I'm trying to date a childhood memory that involves a 70's or 80's softcore / erotic / porn movie. I've tried googling and searching on IMDb, but my memory of it is too vague for that to work. Let me ...
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Ends with a woman on a horse being told her eyelash was found at the crime scene?

I don't remember much about this movie, but it is just a memory I have from years and years ago. I think about it from time to time and it drives me crazy I can't figure it out. All I remember is ...
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48 views

Forest animals go on a journey to find an object

I remember when I was younger I found this movie at blockbuster (yeah a while ago) that was about a bunch of forest animals who for some reason had to go out on a journey to find an object or ...
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Movie is a western about a bunch of mentally handicapped people lead by a con man? [on hold]

So yeah basically the main character tries to exploit a bunch of mentally handicapped people in this western by first getting one guy to count cards and the film climax's with a western shoot out in a ...
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3answers
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What would be the opposite of a MacGuffin?

A MacGuffin is a plot device that motivates the story's characters, but whose specific nature is unimportant to the overall plot. But is there a term for a plot device that is a primary motivator for ...
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A movie about tiny people

I remember when I was little watching a movie about tiny people; like the borrowers except it was about a child with a magic dollhouse. Turn the key (to the house) once and everything is normal but, ...
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About the “whacking” scenes in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas

This whole sequence in Goodfellas baffled me. Why was DeNiro's character Jimmy allowed to betray and slaughter every member of his crew, including one of their wives (which I thought was taboo) ...
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Why was Joaquin Phoenix once credited as Leaf Phoenix early in his career?

I recently watched the Ron Howard movie Parenthood from 1989. I completely forgot that a young Joaquin Phoenix stars in the movie. I noticed that Joaquin is credited as Leaf . After some ...

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