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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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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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I was looking for the same quote, and all I could find was your post! So I started going through all his movies on IMDB, when I came across this one: Rent-a-Kid (1995) Then I remembered Leslie played the part of the owner of a rental company, and I knew it had to be it! So I got hold of a copy (YouTube) and lo and behold: 11:01, when talking about a ...


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This sounds like "The Joneses" (2009): Kate, Steve, Mick, and Jenn Jones move into a high income suburb under the pretense of being a typical family relocating due to the changing nature of Kate and Steve's careers. In reality, Kate is the leader of a team of stealth marketers, professional salespeople who disguise product placement as a daily routine. ...


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News At Eleven from 1986 with Martin Sheen. Frank Kenley faces a number of moral dilemmas when dealing with the latest scandal: a teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student. While trying to keep the case in court, rather than trying the teacher on television, an underhanded producer takes the matter out of his hands and succumbs to a Hearst-esque ...


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Pretty sure it's this Swedish movie "Kunglig toilette" (literally "Royal Toilet") from 1986 https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kunglig_toilette Translated: https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=sv&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=https%3A%2F%2Fsv.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FKunglig_toilette&edit-text= The film is set in a small ...


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You're looking for the comedy Dudley Do-Right from 1999. From Wiki: The story begins with three children and a horse. These are young versions of Dudley Do-Right (Dyllan Christopher), Nell Fenwick (Ashley Yarman), Snidely Whiplash (Jeremy Bergman), and Horse. The three talk of their aspirations; Dudley believes he is destined to be a Royal Canadian ...


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That's one of the Olsen twins from the movie New York Minute (IMDB: 4.8, Rotten Tomatoes: 11%).


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Google image search shows these images as connected to the movie New York Minute with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, from 2004.


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The movie is part of the Goosebumps TV series Welcome to Dead House: Part one from 1997 (season 2 episode 20). The Goosebumps series are based upon books by Author R.L. Stine. From IMDb:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1097930/ Thirteen-year-old Amanda has to leave her friends and home behind to live in a gloomy industrial town. Unknown to her a sinister ...


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The movie is called Shanghai Noon and it's a western type comedy starring Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson. In the final battle of the movie Owen Wilson character who missed every shot so far attacks a sheriff who empties his pistol but misses all the shots (Owen Wilson later shows his cloak full of holes) and gets hit by a single shot from OW. Later him and ...


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What you're describing is very similar to Gamer, specifically the part where a FPS game was developed which involved prisoners in death row. From Wikipedia: With Society's success and huge profits, Castle (now richer than Bill Gates), creates a second multiplayer game, Slayers. The "characters" in this third-person shooter game are death-row or life ...


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Thinking more about it, I remembered the story reminded me of something Edgar Allan Poe would come up with. I did a little research and found it was was a derivative work of Edgar Allan Poe's "Hop-Frog" using puppets from Jim Henson's creature shop. It was called "Fool's Fire"


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Sounds like the French comedy Happy Easter from 1984, but the husband isn't exactly innocent... From an online synopsis: Stephane [Jean-Paul Belmondo] can't resist having affairs, but he always manages to get home in time to prevent his wife from being suspicious about his activities. One day he sends his wife off for a long trip during Easter but the ...


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Housebound from 2014, though I think the psychiatrist is more of a social worker. Kylie Bucknell is forced to return to the house she grew up in when the court places her on home detention. However, when she too becomes privy to unsettling whispers & strange bumps in the night, she begins to wonder whether she's inherited her overactive imagination, ...


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You are most likely talking about the film Savages released in 2012. They aren't family. The two male leads are best friends, the kidnapped girl is their girlfriend (yes, their), and the Hispanic lady head of the cartel was Salma Hayek. (2 Guns was released in 2013). The Cartel wants to take over the friends' pot business by any means, hence the threats and ...


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The thriller Dark Country from 2009. A couple en route from Las Vegas are forced to deal with a body out in the desert making their honeymoon one hellish ride. They come across an injured man in the road who attacks the husband; they fight and the man dies. The husband buries him but later realizes he left his watch behind. Here's the trailer: ...


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You're looking for "The Gods Must Be Crazy". Here's the scene you described.


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Everything you mentioned (the basement, saving a girl from sacrifice, the stop-motion dinosaurs) is in House II: The Second Story, but it's from 1987. The new owner of a sinister house gets involved with reanimated corpses and demons searching for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers. It was the sequel to the cult film House. Here's the trailer: ...


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Sounds like the Australian film One Perfect Day, but it's from 2004. Tommy Matisse is a gifted musician studying at London's Royal Academy of Music, where he is striving to write a brilliant new operatic song called "One Perfect Day" in conjunction with his girlfriend Alysse back in Australia. [...] Tommy undertakes an odyssey of self-discovery and ...


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Not sure, but it might be Eat Drink Man Woman. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eat_Drink_Man_Woman


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You might be thinking of Tortilla Soup from 2001. Hector Elizondo plays the dad. Excerpted from imdb: Retired Mexican-American chef Martin Naranjo shares an L.A. home with his three gorgeous, but single, adult daughters. Though he long ago lost his ability to taste, Martin still lives to cook incredibly lavish dinners for his loved ones and to serve them ...


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Sounds like the thriller Deadbolt from 1992. When medical student Marty Hiller (Justine Bateman) places an ad for a roommate, her ad is answered by handsome, clean-cut Alec Danz (Adam Baldwin). At first Alec seems to be a wonderful roommate; supportive, considerate and a real friend. However, Alec's affection turns to obsession as he plots to manipulate ...


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The film is Hostage from 2005 starring Bruce Willis. from IMDb: Jeff Talley, a former LAPD hostage negotiator, has moved himself away from his failed career outside of Los Angeles, and away from his wife and daughter. When a convenience store robbery goes wrong in his turf, the three perpetrators move in on an unsuspecting family. But the ...


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It sounds like Captain Nemo and the Underwater City You can see a trailer at Youtube


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You did not indicate an approximate year or Country of origin in your question, but based on your description, the movie sounds like it could be A Prophet from 2009: Nineteen year-old Franco-Arab Malik El Djebena is just starting his six year prison sentence in Brécourt. Although he has spent the better part of his life in juvenile detention, this stint ...


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Sounds like Rumpelstiltskin, a 1995 horror version of the famous tale. In the 1400s, Rumpelstiltskin is imprisoned inside a small jade figurine. In modern-day Los Angeles, the recently widowed wife of a police officer, with baby in tow, finds her way into a witch's shop and purchases a certain figurine, resulting in the cackling beast being freed and ...


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It's the 2004 horror film Saint Ange (AKA House of Voices). In 1958, Anna Jurin, a young cleaning woman, is sent to spruce up the abandoned St. Ange orphanage in the French Alps region. In fact, she has been sent there because she is pregnant, but she keeps this a secret from others. [...] As she begins her cleaning duties, Anna begins to experience ...



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