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90s comedy movie scene talking about not having money

The one scene I can remember is how a man that resembles the office space main character. He is explaining to another man to look at what they have, not what they dont have. I believe he mentioned ...
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What does the „Cosmetologist“ line mean?

In The Jerk (1979) there's a line like this: Navin : Really? A cosmetologist? It must be tough to handle the weightlessness. What does it mean ?
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Boss Hogg-type character with a wart on his nose

The film is set in the American South, possibly in the mid-20th Century. I saw it on US TV in the 80s or early 90s. One of the main characters reminded me of Boss Hogg from the Dukes of Hazzard. ...
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Aliens whose symbol is a six-pointed star

I think this was a movie, but it may have been an episode of a TV show. I saw it on US TV in the 80s or early 90s. The main plot point was the arrival on Earth of an alien spacecraft emblazoned with ...
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Movie about Mother disappears during storm and ends up turning into a tree (Pretty sure a fairy.)

I can only remember a few parts of the movie. A girl (Not sure if it was a fairy or human) figures out she has powers, (the details of my memory is blurry) some how the entire town is taken over (mind ...
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Some good mystery/drama/war movies? [on hold]

I recently got into the mystery + war + emotion thing. I guess it could be thriller too. I watched a Chinese movie, called Assembly, and really enjoyed it. Same with The Brotherhood of War, a Korean ...
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24 views

Why was John Doe cancelled?

There was a TV series called John Doe I think, about a man who finds himself on a beach with amnesia about his recent past. Yet he find he has an encyclopedic memory and can cleverly apply it. So he ...
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41 views

A school is bombed during a major war

I remember seeing a movie when I was young. Overtime forgot the title of the movie. It was shown in the United States. One of the details I remember is these two boys in the bathtub. I think it was an ...
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25 views

Romantic WWII movie where American soldier falls for a Japanese girl

I remember this romance movie in WWII where an American soldier is in Japan and falls in love with a Japanese girl and her father is a Japanese officer or admiral or something. They spend some time ...
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What's the biggest of all? [on hold]

What is the biggest creature/monster of all movies? No cartoons except How to train your dragon. Example include, new Godzilla, Kraken, and the Alpha dragon on HTTYD. And what is the biggest created ...
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Strange 90s movie about an arranged kidnapping at sea

A couple go out to sea in their yacht, along the way they rescue another couple (but the 'female' turns out to be a man named Joel). The rescued couple first kill the wife's dog and then take over the ...
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In Sherlock, why was there a change of pronunciation of 'the' at the end?

In the TV series, Sherlock - Season 2 Episode 1 titled 'A Scandal in Belgravia', at the very end of that episode Sherlock would regain his memories happened in Karachi. Then he will say "The Woman" ...
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Is Dave Skylark's line containing “Mangia. We're the people. Give us the sh-t.” a reference to something?

I've noticed a lot of movie and pop culture references in The Interview (2014). I was wondering if Dave Skylark's line here is a reference to something: Aaron: We could be doing something ...
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37 views

Movie on american soldiers stranded on a hill side

I had seen this movie name in a watchmojo youtube video. Unable to recollect the name; but it was regarding a group of US soldiers stranded on a hill side fighting against Taliban fighters. Apparently ...
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1answer
74 views

Why does Christof include 'exits' in Truman's world?

In the film The Truman Show, Truman expresses a desire to leave the island and to explore the world. He attempts to leave via car/boat/bus but is always thwarted by the intervention of Christof, like ...
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Why did the operators just came to the house?

As the movie was quite consistent I can't figure out one thing - why did Major Carver, KPG executive, did not carry out any kind of reconnaissance before trying to apprehended David. They could have ...
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In Season 3 finale, did Brody really mean to finish the mission or only after he have the chance?

Brody learned that the CIA wants him gone after they think that the mission failed. He then comes to Abu Nazir's wife, Nassrin, and convinced her to setup an emergency meeting with Danesh Akbari by ...
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58 views

90s comedy where 2 guys fall off a cliff and go to Heaven

I remember a movie about two guys who fell from the cliff and went to heaven and God (guard of heaven) was black man. The movie is a comedy but I forgot the rest of it.
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51 views

Why was Amy not arrested?

In Gone Girl, Detective Rhonda Boney knows that Amy has killed Desi deliberately. But still just because they are unable to find any clue they let her go. That is no justice in my opinion. If she ...
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1answer
28 views

Movie set in older times; woman suspiciously dies of rabies

So this movie was set in earlier times (it might be a TV show but I'm pretty sure it was a movie) was on Tv dec 24th at 11pmish and there was a girl who I believe was named Emma who confronts this guy ...
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Did John McClane know Bill Clay was really Hans Gruber? If so, how?

Late in Die Hard, baddie Hans Gruber pretends to be an innocent bystander named "Bill Clay," and John McClane gives Hans a gun. The gun turns out to be unloaded, meaning McClane knew or at least ...
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2answers
46 views

If Al Powell was on desk duty, why was he driving black-and-white?

Die Hard includes a moment when police officer Al Powell says he is on "desk duty" because he accidentally shot a child who had a toy gun. But earlier, Al is shown in uniform, driving a ...
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695 views

Die Hard detonator insertion — “F*** it”

Just before John McClane tosses the C-4 plastic explosive down the elevator shaft in Die Hard, he is inserting detonators into the C-4. After inserting two detonators, he says "Fuck it" and inserts a ...
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80s fantasy movie with a haunted house

I only remember 2 scenes briefly and little dialog. It's an English speaking movie where 2 guys and 1 girl are in a haunted house. In one scene the girl is approached by a ghostly man at night, she ...
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47 views

Guy listens to “Don't Stop Believin” on an elevator [on hold]

There was this movie where a guy climbs into the elevator listening to Journey's Don't Stop Believin on his iPod. I can't for the life of me remember its name. Any ideas?
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28 views

Cartoon show from the 80's with kids going to sleep and go into a magical world

There was this cartoon I used to watch... kids (usually sad ones) went to sleep, woke up and went through a glowing door that led them to a magical world/forest with animals helping them to become ...
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60 views

Who is this actor ? in the pic [on hold]

Who is this actor , not sure if its actor or model?
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What happens at the end of The Congress?

The Congress is an interesting but somewhat weird movie where Robin Wright (playing herself) signs a 20-year contract with a studio to be digitised so the studio can do whatever it wants with her ...
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27 views

Where does Barry Allen live?

Has it been established where Barry Allen lives? Most of the time we see him off duty, he's either in his empty lab at CCPD or at Star Labs. Does he have an apartment, or did he move back to the West ...
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45 views

Could Bruce Wayne use a hook & a rope to escape from the PIT?

In the move The Dark Knight Rises, Bruce Wayne tries many times to escape from the Pit (prison) As can be seen from this image, the height from the first pedestal / parapet to the top of the pit is ...
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Who is Mr Robertson?

Near the end of the movie Predestination, the old Temporal Agent said, "We are Robertson". Can someone confirm that John/Jane becomes Robertson, after he has killed the elder Temporal Agent?
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Is there any (good) movie which doesn't have a hero and heroin who want to date/sleep together? [on hold]

This might be too broad though, the underlying question is: Why does every single movie contains a love story when it's clearly not required: handsome hero + sexy heroin --> they: - fall in love - ...
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What are the five armies in Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies?

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Movie tells about battle between five armies. I counted only four. Dwarves Army (Lead by Throrin)Elves army (Lead by Thranduil?) Orcs army (Lead by Azog)Lake ...
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When does Regina stop being the mayor of Storybrooke?

When does Regina stop being the mayor? I mean, when does she pass her duties to Mary Margaret?
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54 views

WW2 Movie - Undercover Germans attack UK RAF Headquarters

Looking for an old WW2 movie for my mom. She doesn't remember the name but she said she saw it at least 20-30 years ago. It's about German soldiers - all fluent English speakers - who go undercover to ...
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Does Al Pacino really slap Diane Keaton in The Godfather II?

I was watching The Godfather II tonite and the scene where Kay tells Michael that she had an abortion... Pacino appears to hit Keaton so hard that his follow-through almost puts him on the couch. ...
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What did they need Hyde for?

I just watched the finale of Jekyll (2007), and while I found it both shocking and genius, I'm not quite sure I understand the plot of the show in the light of the final revelation. If I understand ...
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Woman having visions about Christ's crucifixtion

The movie is about a woman goes into a church and asks the father if she can light up the candles. This woman is having these visions of Christ as if she was there when Jesus Christ died. At the end ...
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1answer
81 views

Movie with intro where man kills two girls in a field

This has been driving me crazy for 10 years, maybe more. I saw it on TV and only watched the intro and got kinda scared (yeah I was very young) so I didn't watch past the intro, thus I can't describe ...
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What are the key differences between the movie Edge of Tomorrow and the original book?

Edge of Tomorrow is based on a original Japanese book, All You Need is Kill (I still think that would also have been a better movie title). In some of the answers about the movie there are hints ...
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Why did Harry want the Philosopher's Stone in the first place?

In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, in the end Harry's most desperate and desirable wish was to retrieve the Philosopher's stone (which he does). I know about the enchantment placed by ...
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58 views

Supernatural western movie about a woman kidnapped by a gang of outlaws

About 20 years ago, I saw a wonderful movie which I need help identifying. It had a western Supernatural theme. There was a gang of outlaws who kidnap a woman. They were riding towards a place or ...
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50 views

Chinese martial arts movie with moving statues

I remember seeing this Chinese martial arts movie in the 90s. I'm not sure when it was made so it could be older. From what I can remember, the protagonist is training in a Shaolin place. He has long ...
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TV Christmas movie about theft, forgiveness and reconciliation?

What's the name of the TV movie aired several years ago about a widowed mother and her young daughter who, after returning from a late church service on Christmas Eve, discover that their home has ...
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Why does the mugger that Finch pays off react this way?

This is about the 2nd last scene in season 4 episode 6 of Person of Interest, where Finch is paying off the mugger. I understand why the mugger is agitated at Finch given the umbrella takedown, but ...
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How much influence did the animated Lord of the Rings movie from 1978 have on Peter Jackson's trilogy?

I wonder how much the previous movie treatment of The Lord of the Rings -- in the form of Ralph Bakshi's great (albeit unfinished) animated version from 1978 -- had any kind of influence on Peter ...
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Why did the Chitauri need Loki at all?

If the Chitauri scepter has an Infinity Stone within it, and it can be used to "activate" the Tesseract so that a person (or people) can travel from one galaxy to the next... why do the Chitauri need ...
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Woman walks out of a train in the end and vanishing

I remember watching or walking in on my mom watching this movie. Obviously early to late 90s I remember 2 young children running in field maybe a flash back from one of the characters in the movie ...
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Was the Council of Elrond aware that destroying the ring would vanquish Sauron?

In Fellowship of the Ring, were those at the Council of Elrond aware that destroying the One Ring would defeat Sauron? I'm guessing that they must have known this because nobody seemed surprised that ...
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1980s B movie about an American girl and a Scottish guy

When I was living in Ukraine in 1994, I saw a movie dubbed into Russian, in the theatre. I think it was either a reeaally B movie, or it was made for tv. It's the story of an American woman who visits ...

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