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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.
This sounds like Luc Besson's Leon: The Professional from 1994 with Natalie Portman about a hitman adopting a girl after her family is wiped out (he also finds her sitting and smoking on the stairs in his building). They also take care of a potted plant together. It ends in the manner you've described (he offs himself with grenades to take out the villain). ...
This sounds like Dark City (1998): John Murdoch awakens alone in a strange hotel to find that he has lost his memory and is wanted for a series of brutal and bizarre murders. While trying to piece together his past, he stumbles upon a fiendish underworld controlled by a group of beings known as The Strangers who possess the ability to put people to sleep ...
This quote is from the beginning of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, when Bilbo first meets Gandalf (a character much similar to Dumbledore in looks and demeanor) in front of his house: Bilbo: Good morning. Gandalf: What do you mean? Do you mean to wish me a good morning or do you mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not? Or perhaps ...
This is Source Code with Jake Gyllenhaal from 2011:
I believe that you are thinking of Gattaca. It presents a society driven by eugenics. A family has two sons, one "naturally" and one using the genetic manipulations. The natural born son faces much discrimination because of his poor genetics. Eventually, he borrows the identity of a "valid" (since genetically he is unfit for the space program) who has an ...
Is it WarGames? It falls in your 20 year window (1983) and contains the word "war." A "global" war. It also featured a smart hacker kid, played by Matthew Broderick, who inadvertently starts a possible world war. He must "teach" the computer that it is not possible to win a global thermonuclear war. This is accomplished by getting it to run through ...
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.
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 ...
The movie you're looking for is most probably 36 Hours from 1965. It stars James Garner as an Allied officer captured shortly before D-Day. The Germans stage a play for him pretending that he was in coma and meanwhile the Allies have won, to trick him into revealing the supposedly successful Allied attack plans. In this psychological war-drama an Army ...
Taken (2008) Bryan Mills, a retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, Kim, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris. From the movie's Wikipedia entry, a description of the kidnapping: Kim is pulled out violently from under the bed, and she complies with her father's ...
Surely you mean Dirty Dancing from 1987? :) Starring Jennifer Grey as rich girl Frances "Baby" Houseman and Patrick Swayze as the working-class dance instructor she has a crush on. A massive hit, it contains iconic dance scenes and the famous line "Nobody puts Baby in a corner!" And here's their final performance.
I am 99% sure that the movie you are describing is Oceans 12 with George Clooney, Brad Pitt et al. You've almost perfectly described their attempted robbery of a building where they need to raise the building to fire something through a window to disable security. This is their first attempt to raise the cash to pay off Terry Benedict, and occurs early in ...
This is definitely the Mist: best ending to a horror movie ever. Tom Jane, who is fantastic in it, insisted the ending not be changed or he wouldn't complete the movie. He was a big supporter of it. It differs dramatically from the original ending of the Stephen King novella, but King was so impressed with how Frank Darabont adapted it he went on record: ...
This sounds exactly like Stranger Than Fiction except that the writer is a female and the character is a male.
That could be "Oldboy (2013)". Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for 20 years without reason. ~ Stills used are YouTube screenshots Watch the trailer to confirm. Note: If you're interested, check out the original as well.
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) From Wikipedia: The play is a farcical black comedy revolving around Mortimer Brewster, a drama critic who must deal with his crazy, homicidal family and local police in Brooklyn, NY, as he debates whether to go through with his recent promise to marry the woman he loves. His family includes two spinster aunts who have taken ...
The actor you've pointed to is Mykel Shannon Jenkins and the one next to him is Scott Adkins. The movie is Undisputed 3: Redemption (2010) and here's the trailer.
Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors features a scene where Taryn White comes across Freddie within her dream, where she has formed a punk persona to somehow bolster her confidence in defense against him. Freddie, however, through occupying Taryn's mind knows of her past as a junkie, and as such his blades become syringes filled with a glowing ...
The reason you didn't find is probably because it features Albert Brooks, not Robin Williams. I ran a google search for "movie india pakistan islam comedian" and found this: Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World: To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on ...
I didn't watch the movie, but some Googling has revealed that this is a helicopter from the Zero Dark Thirty (2012) movie. You can watch a YouTube clip where it can be seen, and here three stories that confirm/explain it: one, two, three. This is from the last link:
Sounds like Bedknobs & Broomsticks from 1971. The human referee, the blue & yellow jerseys, the various animals you've described... it's all there. You can see the match here.
Sounds like The Dreamers, starring Michael Pitt, Eva Green and Louis Garrel: The Dreamers is a 2003 romantic drama film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. The screenplay is by Gilbert Adair, based on his own novel The Holy Innocents. An international co-production by companies from France, the United Kingdom, and Italy, the film tells the story of an ...
In Never Say Never Again, (1983), James Bond plays "Domination" against Maximilian Largo. There's a video on Youtube.
It must be Push. Cassie Holmes (played by Dakota Fanning) is the emo kid you are referring too. She is a watcher. Main hero is a mover(can move things without touching) . He plans with his group how to change their fate. Because the emo Girl with vision predicted that they are going to die. One man with black nails can erase memories, hero and his group use ...
That would be The Magnificent Seven: The Magnificent Seven is a 1960 American western film directed by John Sturges. It is a western-style remake based on Akira Kurosawa's 1954 Japanese film Seven Samurai. The film stars Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter, and Horst Buchholz who play a group of seven ...
Famous scene from Léon matches your description. Gary Oldman as Norman Stansfield - corrupt police officer, drug addict and main antagonist of the movie - takes the drug leaning backwards and his face is shown from above. Video clip on Youtube
The Invasion (2007) The alien-controlled people in this movie are emotionless, expressionless and don't blink After the space shuttle Patriot crashes on Earth, a fungus-like alien life-form is discovered on the remaining parts scattered over U.S. territory. Once people come in contact with the organism, it controls them once they enter REM ...
Sounds like We're the Millers with Jennifer Aniston. Tag line for the movie from the IMDB page:- "A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico."
Could this be Man on the Moon (1999)? Andy Kaufman is being offered a job in a sitcom, and is talking about canned laughter (emphasis added): - I hate sitcoms, George. I've never liked them. [...] - And sitcoms are the lowest form of entertainment. - I mean, it's just stupid jokes and canned laughter! - You don't know why it's there, but it's ...
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