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For Casino Royale, yes and no: At the time of filming, Aston Martin were still in the final phases of designing the DBS. The scene involving the car crash was devised using an Aston Martin DB9 that was especially modified to look like Bond's Aston Martin DBS V12 and reinforced to withstand the impact. Instead of wrecking an incredibly rare $300,000 DBS,...


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It's very broad to say yes or no. But no, they dont. They use shells, stripped down frames, with standard engines, but with the appropriate paneling to make it look like the real thing. The inside shots are done either with rentals or cgi, but the crashes are the dummies as you put it. All for budget reasons. A replica is only a fraction of the real thing. ...


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Here's a good link regarding the filming for Need for Speed. In Need for Speed at least, they used real cars. Besides Need for Speed, they'll frequently use replicas of the shells of cars to crash. They have a special feature in The Bourne Supremacy that talks about this. In Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift, the main characters Mustang had 5 or 6 replicas with ...


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This is Get Smart The 2008 film version of the 1970's spy spoof television series. Maxwell Smart has to prevent an planned explosion that will be triggered by a series of notes at a concert. The bomb in the piano will kill the US President. The mistaken identity and framing that you remember are similar to the plot of Get Smart. The hero is not Martin ...


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Sounds like Knight and Day from 2010 with Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. From IMDb: June Havens finds her everyday life tangled with that of [Roy Miller], a secret agent who has realized he isn't supposed to survive his latest mission. As their campaign to stay alive stretches across the globe, they soon learn that all they can count on is each other. ...


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I have only watched Firefly and not Serenity, but the mutants you described definitely made me think of the reavers from the show. By chance I found this question, which inadvertently provides an answer: Why does Serenity have a cannon in “Serenity”?, Science Fiction & Fantasy Stack Exchange The accepted answer there sounds like it's what you are ...


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This sounds exactly like Red Dawn (the original from 1984 with the good old Soviets, not the 2012 remake with North Koreans): From out of the sky, Soviet, Nicaraguan, and Cuban troops begin landing on the football field of a Colorado high school. In seconds, the paratroopers have attacked the school and sent a group of teenagers fleeing into the ...


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It's not conclusive, but you might be referring to The Darkest Hour It's a 2011 sci-fi movie about a an invasion of invisible aliens set in Moscow with some American teenagers as the main protagonists.


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Sounds like Automan from 1983-1984 about a glowing blue superhero fueled by electricity: Automan (the "Automatic Man") follows the adventures of a police officer and computer programmer named Walter Nebicher (Desi Arnaz, Jr.), who had created an artificially intelligent crime fighting program that generated a hologram (Chuck Wagner) able to leave the ...


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I am fairly certain that the movie you're referring to is Columbiana. The actress is Zoe Saldana. From wiki: After saying their goodbyes, Fabio and his wife Alicia (Cynthia Addai-Robinson) leave to battle Marco and his men but both of them are gunned down as Cataleya listens from the kitchen. Marco tries to manipulate her into giving the information. ...


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This could also be Eagle Eye (2008) Its starring Shia LaBouf and the plot is very similar to the one you describe, with a bomb being planted in a necklace, set to explode on a certain note of the song played by a trumpet. The president arrives. Sam's class, whose recital has been moved from the Kennedy Center to the capitol to play the national anthem ...


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Edge of Tomorrow with Tom Cruise from 2014. A military officer is brought into an alien war against an extraterrestrial enemy who can reset the day and know the future. When this officer is enabled with the same power, he teams up with a Special Forces warrior to try and end the war.


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You're looking for the movie Serenity. It was probably a blockbuster Alot of hoopla, but it was a flop. Budget $39 million Box office $38.9 million I cannot remember the main story but it was around people flying in space with a mission They were confronted to a race / mutated humans who were extremely aggressive and were flying from planet ...


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If the "slime creature" looked like this: Then you've got The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest, season 2, episode 9, "DNA Doomsday". One of the features of this series was "Questworld", a virtual reality world the characters would sometimes enter.


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You are thinking of the movie "Judgement Night" with Denis Leary, Cuba Gooding Jr., Emilio Estevez, Stephen Dorff and Jeremy Piven. This was released in 1993, and released on DVD in 2004. A group of men use an RV that one of them has access to for his business to go to Chicago to watch a prize fight (Boxing). When they get stuck in a traffic jam, they leave ...


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Sounds like the movie called Miracle Mile. A young man hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit his city in 70 minutes. A young man meets and falls in love with a young woman at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. This area is known as Miracle Mile, and the whole movie takes place there. They make a ...


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It could be The Tenth Victim (1965), starring Marcello Mastroianni, though I think the game was supposed to prevent war rather than to relieve overpopulation: In the near future, big wars are avoided by giving individuals with violent tendencies a chance to kill in the Big Hunt. The Hunt is the most popular form of entertainment in the world and ...


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I believe you are looking for Metro (1997) Scott Roper is a wisecracking hostage negotiator. When his friend and fellow police officer is assassinated by a dangerous jewel thief, he is prepared to do just about anything to bring the killer to justice. But as his quiet investigation progresses, he must also train an ultra smart SWAT sniper to ...


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This sounds like Judge Dredd (1995) The movie starts with Herman arriving from a Penal Colony back into MegaCity One via a ship: Later on, after being in the vicinity of a gun fight and destroying a robot so he can escape, he along with Judge Dredd are being sent back to the jail on another ship which is shot down Later on, Herman and Dredd both break ...


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I think you're looking for The Centurions 1986 The characters seem to fit your description. Original Team: Max Ray - 'Brilliant' Sea Operations Commander: The calm and collected de facto leader of the team, donning a green power suit and sporting a fine moustache . His weapon systems are best suited for underwater missions. Jake Rockwell - 'Rugged' Land ...


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It's the introduction scene of Christie (Holly Valance) from DOA: Dead Or Alive, a 2006 action movie based on a video game. Here it is again on Youtube:


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Probably to give the audience a clear indication of what's going on. If the guy said, "Oh, no! I'm out of bullets!" he'd look like an idiot.


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Superfights (1995) From IMDb: Jack Cody has always wanted to enter the world of the Superfights, a free fighting tournament. One night, he rescues a girl from a mugging and he becomes a national hero. Then, he is finally given his opportunity to become a Superfighter. He soon discovers a Ninja who tells him that the man behind the Superfights is involved ...


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I believe you're referring to "The Passenger"(IMDB) from 1975 starring Jack Nicholson. Trailer End Scene


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This sounds like The Princess Bride, (1987). Cary Elwes looks something like Jean Marais, and his character defeats Mandy Patinkin in a sword-fight, Andre the Gaint in hand-to-hand combat, and Wallace Shawn in a battle of wits. (The battle of wits is the poisoned-wine scene.)


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I believe the movie you are thinking of is Knights, circa 1993. From the Wikipedia page: The cyborg Gabriel (Kris Kristofferson) was created to destroy all other cyborgs. He later rescues Nea (Kathy Long) by killing Simon (Scott Paulin), one of the other cyborgs. Gabriel trains Nea to become a cyborg killer and help him. They continue to kill cyborgs ...


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I'm pretty sure this is a 1986 movie starring Rutger Hauer called Wanted: Dead or Alive. The guy riding the bike is his friend who is storing his bike in Nick's (Hauer) wharehouse home because he doesn't want his wife to know he's bought it. This movie also stars Gene Simmons from the rock band KISS and TV show Family Jewels. Gene plays a Middle-Eastern ...


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The film is called Once Upon a Spy. It is from 1980 and Ted Danson has the Lead role. Ted Danson plays a computer genius who gets involved in the theft of an important NASA computer, then thrust into the world of espionage with Christopher Lee.


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Final Contract: Death on Delivery (2006) From this page, the synopsis: David is broken up over the fact that his girlfriend is moving away. He eventually meets up with a sexy woman who embroils him in an adventure that may cost him his life. From this review, here are the details: David is in Berlin, Germany working at his Uncle’s business. He ...



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