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Possibly Click from 2006 with Adam Sandler. He finds the magical remote in a Bed, Bath & Beyond inside a storage room called Beyond full of weird gadgets and then another called Way Beyond.


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I believe this is Series of Unfortunate Events. Here is the Wikipedia plot, mentioning the marriage and having to go through all the trials. And here's the trailer. It kinda look like Burton: ...


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Pretty sure you're looking for The Eagle Has Landed with Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland and Robert Duvall from 1976. Colonel Steiner is a German Officer in WW II who has been court-marshaled for opposing the SS in rounding up Jews. He is offered an assignment to go to England and abduct Winston Churchill. His loyal parachute group dress as Polish ...


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This is a familiar, and early, scene in the movie Law Abiding Citizen. Gerard Butler plays a family man intent on getting revenge on the killers of his family, and the prosecutors who mis-handled the case. He commits a crime himself, (the gruesome slicing up of a member of the gang that killed his family), and enters prison to extract his revenge. Part of ...


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You're after Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer, though a few details are a bit off (it's from 2013, for one). Young, ace assistant DA, Shelby Cook, works with driven cop, Mike Holland, to catch Daedalus, a serial killer infamous for luring his victims to their deaths through labyrinth traps. Three innocent men have already taken the fall for Daedalus and ...


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I think you might be searching for the 2009 German movie The Door (orig.: Die Tür), starring Mads Mikkelsen and based on a novel by Akif Pirinçci. It is not very old, though (but you didn't really specify a time frame), but it does fit your plot description pretty well, even if it isn't an alternative world but merely the past. The story is about a father ...


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Never mind, I found it myself. It is ABC's Generation from 1985.



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