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This is definitely Misery (1990) with James Caan and Kathy Bates (who won an Oscar for the role). Not sure why it was in B&W, maybe you saw it on a B&W TV? Best-selling novelist Paul Sheldon is on his way home from his Colorado hideaway after completing his latest book, when he crashes his car in a freak blizzard. Paul is critically injured, but ...


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I believe you saw the 1988 TV Special Mickey's 60th Birthday. This film combines live action/original animation and library animation. Mickey steals a magic hat from [the Fantasia] Sorcerer and is put under a spell by the angry magi so that no one will recognize him until he finds his own magic within. While Mickey is on his quest, network news teams ...


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You're looking for the 2004 film based on a series of books called Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. The story is exactly as you describe (well, there's three kids but one is a toddler, so we can pretend she doesn't exist): Violet Baudelaire (Emily Browning), her intelligent brother Klaus (Liam Aiken), and their baby sister Sunny (Kara ...


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Not THAT Shining, the OTHER The Shining, (the 1997 miniseries with Steven Weber and Rebecca De Mornay). It followed the novel more closely, and ended with Danny telepathically communicates with his father, who finally breaks free of the ghosts' grip, then realizes the boiler has been neglected. Danny, Wendy, and Halloran (who had only been stunned ...


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Was it the movie L'oro di Londra (Gold in London)? It is Italian (also in English) and directed by Guglielmo Morandi. It seems to be what you are looking for. It was produced in 1967, so I guess that constitutes as "a long time ago". I cannot find very many detail about it but I did find this but I do not know how trustworthy it is, as they mix up the ...


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That must be the latest Godzilla: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godzilla_(2014_film) Ford joins a team delivering the warheads by train. The female MUTO attacks the train and devours the warheads. The remaining warhead is airlifted to the city and is activated after the military fails to stop Godzilla at the Golden Gate Bridge. Here is the scene on ...


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The date and the description don't really match, but the scene you mention reminds me a lot of a scene in the The Fifth Element where Zorg presents the new gun that his company developed. He demonstrates the replay function of the gun, a system where the bullets automatically reach the last target. He does so pretty much as you said: by shooting in the ...


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When I read this, the first thing I thought of was Gargoyles, one of my favorite movies from childhood. Always worth a watch if you run across it. From imdb.com: After receiving word about a mysterious carcass/skeleton unearthed in the Arizona desert, a father and his daughter decide to remove it from the burial grounds for further study. Once they do ...


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It's The Last Mimzy a 2007 film. The main plot revolves around a toy rabbit. You can find information about it in the link provided.


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You're looking for Ink, an independent sci-fi film from 2009. When we go to sleep, two forces battle for our dreams: the Storytellers, who give us good dreams; and the Incubi, who give us nightmares. Widower John Sullivan is estranged from his young daughter Emma, having been deemed unable to care for her. [...] a mysterious stranger named Ink snatches ...


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The movie "Mom and Dad Save the World " (1992) includes such a scene: During the wedding ceremony, a detachment of Spengo's soldiers go into the desert to finish the rebels, but find their camp deserted, and one by one they fall victim to one of the Light Grenades which has been left on Dick's pallet. (Source: Wikipedia) Here's the scene (the relevant ...


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You're looking for The Giver, based on the Lois Lowry book of the same title. Following a calamity referred to as The Ruin, society is reorganized into a series of communities, and all memories of the past are held by one person, the Receiver of Memory. Since the Receiver of Memory is the only individual in the community who has the memories from before, ...


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This human and alien reminds of Species From a second alien transmission, the scientists receive information about an alien DNA along with instructions on how to splice it with human DNA. A government team led by Xavier Fitch (Ben Kingsley) goes forward with the genetic experiment attempting to induce a female, because a female would have "more docile ...


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You don't have a whole lot of information here and normally I would just vote to close these but the couple of things that you did include sounded so much like Into the Blue (2005) that I figured, I see if that's what you were looking for. But for identification questions, you REALLY need to include a lot more than what you did in the future, just saying. ...


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The Quiet Ones. From imdb: In 1974, in Oxford, Professor Joseph Coupland invites his introspective student Brian McNeil to film his research about the supernatural with his two assistants, Krissi Dalton and Harry Abrams, and the subject Jane Harper. Jane is a young woman with no memory from the past that has been abandoned that believes she is possessed ...


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Sounds like Buffalo Soldiers from 2001 with Joaquin Phoenix, Ed Harris and Anna Paquin. The Berlin Wall is about to fall, and the world is about to be made safe for the new world order. But outside of Stuttgart, West Germany, at Theodore Roosevelt Army Base, Specialist Ray Elwood of the 317th Supply Battalion is about to find his own cold war turn white ...


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The Spiral Staircase from 1945 with Dorothy McGuire and Ethel Barrymore (who was nominated for an Oscar for the role). Beautiful young mute Helen is a domestic worker for old ailing Mrs. Warren. Mrs. Warren's two sons, Albert (a professor) and womanizing impudent Steven, also live in the Warren mansion. Mrs. Warren becomes concerned for Helen's safety ...


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This is the 2014 release of Godzilla. I remember that scene well. Great movie. (And if you're a fan of Once Upon a Time, you'll recognize the small town.)


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It's not an alien, per se, but the scene you describe is somewhat reminiscent of the movie Splice. There's a creepy seduction scene in the barn where the lead couple are keeping their transgenic humanoid daughter-pet, that they created in secret in the lab where they work. What could possibly go wrong? Hilarity ensues.


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You're looking for Truth Hall from 2008. From Rotten Tomatoes: Secrets come out and hearts get broken when old friends reunite for a wedding in this bold urban dramedy. Though they were as close as sisters in college, the five women have since parted ways; when they resurface for the celebration, they'll each bring a little bit of their own drama to the ...


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It was Sean Connery. It's Zardoz from 1974. In the distant future Earth is divided into two camps, the barely civilized group and the overly civilized one with mental powers. A plague is attacking the second group, after which its members cease to have any interest in life and become nearly catatonic. When Zed, one of the barbarians, crosses over, the ...


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Seeing that my previous answer rules out A Time to Kill as half of your mixed up memory, a possibility for the other half, which you say still exists as an individual movie, would be 1995's Just Cause. Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to ...


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The movie's name is "Harrison Bergeron". Quoted from wikipedia: The audience is told that after the second American Revolution—a war begun due to an ongoing economic depression that was a result of a combination of technological advancement and a widening disparity between the very rich and the very poor—it was mandated that all people be equal ...


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I'm not sure if this is it, but I remember watching La Lengua de las Mariposas in Spanish class a while ago. Here's the imdb page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0188030/ It was about a young boy and school and his older (grandfather-age) teacher, but I can't remember much beyond that.


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I think it's Quest for Camelot, which was released in 1998. The scene happens a little differently than I remember it, but here is the video of it on YouTube. I recognize the evil knight's face from my memories of this scene. I refused to watch the rest of the movie and made my mom take me home from the theater.


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I think the movie you mean is Sliver. Carly Norris is a book editor living in New York City who moves into the Sliver apartment building. In the apartment building, Carly meets two of her new neighbors, author Jack Lansford who writes thriller novels and Zeke Hawkins, the handsome owner of the apartment building. Carly finds that some of the women living ...



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