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That sounds like Source Code An action thriller centered on a soldier who wakes up in the body of an unknown man and discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train.


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This is Source Code with Jake Gyllenhaal from 2011:


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This might be Source Code (2011) starring Jake Gyllenhaal plot: An action thriller centered on a soldier who wakes up in the body of an unknown man and discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train.


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Sounds like Wild Child from 2008. From an online synopsis: Poppy (Emma Roberts) is a Malibu barbie in miniature whose misadventures cause her father (Aidan Quinn) to send her to boarding school in England to eradicate her aggressive impulses [...] After a series of mishaps and wacky coincidences, she becomes captain of the Lacrosse team and ends up as an ...


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Sounds like Disturbia from 2007: 17-year-old high school student Kale Brecht (Shia LaBeouf) is sued by his teacher for aggravated assault [...] He is secured with an ankle monitor and allowed only 100 feet from his house. After Kale's mother, Julie (Carrie-Anne Moss), cuts him off from television, video games and music to keep costs down and to get him ...


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Could it be The Cell from 2000? From Wiki: Child psychologist Catherine Deane (Jennifer Lopez) is an expert in an experimental treatment for coma patients: a virtual reality device that allows her to enter into the minds of her patients and attempt to coax them into consciousness. When serial killer Carl Rudolph Stargher (Vincent D'Onofrio) falls into a ...


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Sounds like Deception from 2008 with Ewan McGregor and Hugh Jackman. From IMDb: Jonathan McQuarry is an auditor in Manhattan, moving from office to office checking their books. While working late, a smooth and well-dressed man named Wyatt Bose chats Jonathan up, offers him a joint, and soon they're pals. When their cell phones are accidentally swapped, ...


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Could you be thinking of Heartbreak Ridge (1986)? 1983. Tom Highway is a well-decorated career military man in the United States Marine Corps, he who has seen action in Korea and Vietnam. Close to retirement, one of his last assignments, one he requested, is back at his old unit at Cherry Point, North Carolina, from where he is to train a reconnaissance ...


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This sounds like Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry. Here is a summary written by Larry Rayder: Larry and Deke are a small time car racing duo who rob a grocery store, and plan to use the proceeds to buy an expensive race car in order to win more races and break in to the professional NASCAR circuit. Their escape with the loot does not go as smoothly as planned ...


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This sounds like episode 8 of the first House of Cards season, where Russo shows Christina his childhood bedroom. After the bed creaks they say: CHRISTINA: Got in some trouble on this bed, huh? RUSSO: Woke up the whole block. And later: RUSSO: You see that crack up in the ceiling? I used to fall asleep staring at it every night. I know every ...


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Sounds like Where Have All the People Gone with Peter Graves from 1974: A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune from the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to white powder, leaving behind only empty clothing. A handful of survivors attempt to rebuild ...


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At first I thought that it's Star Kid, but the forehead-eye thing sounds more like Guyver with Mark Hamill from 1991 (which also had a sequel). From IMDb: A young man discovers a mechanical device that merges with his own body, turning him into a cyborg superhero. When strange creatures start appearing, trying to take the device back, he begins to ...


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Are you sure it's Gear and not Gridiron Gang from 2006 with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson? Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together. Here's the trailer: ...


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No offense, DD, but have you Googled it? Because it spits out Savages from 2012. It's the first sentence in its trailer, spoken by Blake Lively:


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Possibly Brian De Palma's Blow Out from 1981. From IMDb: Jack reveals something painful from his past: he once worked with the police department placing a hidden recording device on an undercover informant. The incident ended horribly when the wire overheated and revealed the man as an informant, resulting in his murder.


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I used Shazam to identify the music in that clip, and it is "Explosion Montage" from the album "Music from Atomic Journeys and Nukes in Space". It turns out "Atomic Journeys" and "Nukes in Space" are two documentary films consisting of explosions and such, narrated by William Shatner. The descriptions imply they are made up of real footage.


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Sounds like A Very Long Engagement from 2004 with Audrey Tautou. From IMDb: As World War I draws to an end, a young French woman's greatest fight is about to begin. Mathilde has received word that her fiancé Manech is one of five wounded soldiers who have been court-martialed and pushed out into the no-man's land between the French and German armies... ...


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If you don't mean I Come In Peace mentioned in the comment above, this is possibly the cult classic Liquid Sky from 1982 which involves aliens harvesting endorphins from human brains after having sex. The victims end up dead with sharp crystals in their heads. Here's the trailer: ...


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Seems you're referring to hip hop trio The Fat Boys (who starred in some movies in the mid-late 80s) and in this instance to Disorderlies from 1987 where they hijack a police car after getting into trouble. From an online recap: Buffy somehow turns into MacGyver here: he gets hold of the cops’ dry cleaning (?) and pushes the top of a coat hanger under ...


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This sounds like Don Jon from 2013 with Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Its protagonist is addicted to masturbation and pornography when he meets Barbara (Scarlett Johansson). She's shocked when she catches him watching porn, and he tries to maintain this habit without her knowing. He then starts to develop a relationship with a widow (Julianne Moore) that he meets in ...


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This appears to either be a behind the scenes still or low quality capture from Strike Back Season 4, Episode 8 as a Google Reverse Image search indicates. To confirm, the scene from the show is basically the same except from a different camera angle: The actors in question are Sullivan Stapleton as Sergeant Damien Scott and Tereza Srbová as Major Nina ...


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Sounds like Norma Jean & Marilyn. An HBO made for TV movie with Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino.


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This reminds me a bit of Rob Zombie's 2005 movie The Devil's Rejects: In Ruggsville, Texas, the police under the command of Sheriff John Quincy Wydell attack the house of the sadistic serial killers Firefly family (a.k.a. The Devil's Reject) and they arrest mother Firefly, but Otis B. Driftwood and Baby Firefly escape from the siege. Tiny is wandering ...


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This could be My Girlfriend's Boyfriend from 2010 with Alyssa Milano. From IMDb: would be-author Ethan Reed, devoted to his sister's family, feels he met his soul-mate in confident, understanding waitress Jesse Young [...] In parallel, without them ever meeting, Jesse is accidentally found by and enjoys perfect dates set up by dream prince Troy Parker, a ...


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Could be Renny Harlin's thriller Mindhunters from 2004 with Christian Slater. From Wiki: The titular Mindhunters are a group of young FBI students who are undergoing training as profilers. They travel with their instructor Jake Harris (Val Kilmer) to a small island off the coast of North Carolina to complete a profiling exercise. The island is used as a ...


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This appears to be Code 46 with Tim Robbins from 2003. You were close, it's 20 stations, not trains. Here's the dream of the young heroine played by Samantha Morton (from the dialogue): Every year on my birthday I have a dream. Always the same dream. I go down into the subway, I wait for the train. The train leaves the station. I feel like going to ...


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Stumbled across a good match: There's an identical scene in The Crow: City of Angels from 1996 where the hero (Ashe) and his 8 year old son are killed by thugs; right before that, his son draws a blue sun. Ashe asks him what it is and the son replies, "That's the blue sun". Ashe is resurrected later on. You can see the scene here: ...


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Sounds like the BBC1 movie Toast from 2010 with Helena Bonham Carter about the life of Nigel Slater. From IMDb: Nine year old Nigel Slater loves his mother though she is a hopeless cook, her finest offering being toast whilst he has great culinary aspirations. When she dies of asthma Nigel is left with a distant father but worse is to come when the ...


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The swimming pool and the attack at the end sound like Catherine Breillat's Fat Girl, (2001). On the way back she becomes tired and decides to sleep at a rest stop, where an axe murderer arrives, killing Elena with an axe and strangling her mother.


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Definitely The Silent Partner, (1978), with Christopher Plummer inflicting the violence. There isn't much about it in the plot summary other than this: A few days later, Reikle is released from jail and confronts Elaine one night over where her loyalties lie. When Elaine admits that she has indeed fallen in love with Miles, an enraged Reikle murders ...



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