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This sounds like the 2009 film Nothing Personal. Anne is a Dutch woman who hits the road to escape a personal grief. Hitching her way to the west coast of Ireland, she happens upon an isolated farm belonging to Martin, a man who has chosen the freedom that solitude brings him. When he offers Anne work on the farm in exchange for food and shelter, she ...


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Wow, I actually do know this one, although I completely forgot about it (thankfully, if I'm quite honest): It's the 1977 raunchy sketch film Can I Do It 'Till I Need Glasses? (the sequel to If You Don't Stop It... You'll Go Blind!!! from 1975) which infamously briefly features a pre-"Mork & Mindy" Robin Williams, whose scenes were reintroduced into the ...


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This sounds like A History of Violence, starring Viggo Mortensen: The film stars Viggo Mortensen as the owner of a small-town diner who is thrust into the spotlight after confronting two robbers in self-defense, thus changing his life forever. Supporting evidence from the wiki: He is visited by scarred ...


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You're looking for Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason from 2004, the sequel to Bridget Jones's Diary, starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Hugh Grant. The story picks up four weeks after the first film, and already Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she ...


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The Coen Brothers' A Serious Man from 2009 begins with this old Jewish anecdote. In a prologue, a Jewish man in an unnamed Eastern European shtetl tells his wife that he was helped on his way home by Reb Groshkover, whom he has invited in for soup. She says Groshkover is dead and must be a dybbuk. Groshkover (Fyvush Finkel) arrives and laughs off the ...


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This sounds like The Seniors (1978) At the beginning of the school year, college seniors Larry Bronson, Ben Adler, Alan Darby and Steve Elliott bemoan the prospect of graduating. They do not want to join the workforce or leave behind Sylvia, their beautiful, nymphomaniac, live-in housekeeper who has sex with all of them. As the young men ...


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Sounds like Enemy Mine. From the wiki: It starred Dennis Quaid [Willis E. Davidge] and Louis Gossett, Jr. [Jeriba Shigan] as a human and alien soldier, respectively, who become stranded together on an inhospitable planet and must overcome their mutual distrust in order to cooperate and survive. Also from the wiki: ...After initial ...


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I'm almost positive you're after the low budget Teen Knight (AKA Medieval Park) from 1999. Young Kris Lemche along with several other teens wins a trip to a kind Medieval Times resort which gets transported back to some real medieval times in Teen Knight. It's all been done by a wizard back then who's got some extraordinary powers and he'd like to ...


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Possibly The Tournament (2009) Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash.


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Is it Solace with Anthony Hopkins ?


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Sounds a bit like the classic Twilight Zone episode The 7th Is Made Up of Phantoms. It's about a then modern platoon that wanders into the battle of little big horn. It has some differences to your description though: It's from the 60's, not the 80's. The soldiers join the battle willingly, so no ghosts out for revenge. It's the wrong war being fought. ...


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Found it! The movie was Guinevere (1999) starting Sarah Polley and Stephen Rea. He was actually a photographer and all of the women gather together at the end because he is dying.


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Ghost Lake (2004) In a small town in upstate New York, local residents were drowned as a dam was built and the town was flooded to create the Rushford Lake. One hundred years later, the souls of the drowned are becoming restless... A girl named Flora, or Saundra, is in the film, and one of the reviews mentions the mother dying from cooking gas while ...


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Yep, Tim Curry's the henchman, and the battle's between Denis Leary and William Shatner, no less! You're looking for Loaded Weapon 1 from 1993 starring Emilio Estevez and Samuel L. Jackson. However, I think the implication is that Tim Curry can't find the final quotation (it's from a Beatles song) in the quotation book, hence Leary loses the quote battle and ...


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You're right, it is David Huddleston. You're looking for Computercide (AKA The Final Eye) from 1981. The year is 1995 and Michael Stringer is the only private eye left on Earth. One day, he is assigned by a woman to investigate Eden Isle, a complex for people who want a perfect life started by an industrialist named Korter. Interestingly, Korter is found ...


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Sounds like The Great Mom Swap from 1995 with Valerie Harper. Terri Venessi (Mary Kate Schellhardt), a local smart girl and deli girl, always seems to be at odds with the [rich] cheerleading captain, Karen Ridgeway (Hillary Tuck). One day their pranks on each other go too far and the school has to close as a result [after almost burning down]. The girls ...


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It is one of the films made about Dorian Gray. He was a hedonist whose sins were reflected in a picture while he stayed whole. The original story was "The Portrait of Dorian Gray" by Edgar Allan Poe. Many films have been made the latest was Dorian Gray in 2009.


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Jane Campion's Sweetie from 1989. Explores sisters, in their twenties, their parents, and family dysfunctions. Kay is gangly and slightly askew, consulting a fortune teller and then falling in love with a man because of a mole on his face and a lock of hair; then, falling out of love when he plants a tree in their yard. Sweetie is plump, imperious, ...


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I found it! I finally found it! (I was actually looking for another Criterion Collection film from roughly the same era, but I stumbled onto the Criterion Collection page for this one.) Looking at it, I am thoroughly unsurprised that it was so hard to find. It's called Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Take One, and it was made in 1968. Apparently a sequel was made ...


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Perhaps you saw the film Demon Seed? I think this might be the film you saw because there is a scene where a woman is on a table immobilized while a robot attacks her with robot appendages. From IMDb A scientist creates Proteus--an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the ...


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Could it be Son-in-Law, with Pauly Shore and Carla Gugino? A small town girl goes to university. Pauly Shore's character is the person in charge of the residential area (sorry, don't know the American names for these!). He introduces her to parties and helps her dress and behave more outrageously, showing her an old photo of himself as he was when he ...


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This is Loser, a 2000 film starring Jason Biggs (who played Paul) and Mena Suvari (who play Dora) set in New York City: From the wiki description: It is about a small-town teenager who is accepted into New York University and must cope with the pressures of college life and the big city. From the script: Dora: So how come you always wear ...


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Sounds like Terror on Track 9 from 1992, one of several TV movies starring Richard Crenna as lieutenant Frank Janek. Lt. Frank Janek investigates the unsolved murder cases in the city of New York. The new challenge is presented to the Central Station. There is a man who likes to kill the girls with a singular method: a drug overdose. Janek investigates ...


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It seems to be Hurt Locker (2008) The scene seems similar to last quarter of the movie when Staff Sergeant William James, Sergeant JT Sanborn and Specialist Owen Eldridge go outside of the base to track down some bomb makers. Specialist Owen Eldridge is taken away by two hostiles around the 1:45 mark in the movie


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This movie sounds like Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002). Starring Ryan Reynolds as Van Wilder and Tara Reid as Gwen Pearson. Matching details: Van (Reynolds) has been going to University for many years He fails his exams on purpose to stay there Initial setting is at a residency house party hosted by Van This is where the girl, Gwen (Reid), meets Van ...


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I found it!! https://m.reddit.com/r/tipofmytongue/comments/3901tx/tomtmovie_pre1990s_french_anime_movie_about_a/ It's "Coral Reef Legend: Elfie of the Blue Sea".


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Could it be Ravenous? Captain John Boyd receives a promotion after defeating the enemy command in a battle of the Mexican-American War, but because the general realizes it was an act of cowardice that got him there, he is given a backhanded promotion to Fort Spencer, where he is third in command. The others at the fort are two Indians, George and his ...


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Possibly the movie Parasite (1982) There is a very vivid scene (probably the most remembered in the film) where a parasite drips down from the ceiling. It's most remembered because of the 3-D effect (the movie was released in 3-D in theaters), which was incredibly creepy. I can vouch for that; I remember seeing this in a theater. Here's the trailer: ...


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I think you're after the Alien rip-off Proteus from 1995. Group of heroin smugglers finds shelter on abandoned oil rig after their ship had exploded. Soon they find that the oil rig was just cover for biological experiment. One of the results is Charlie - shape-shifting monster with ability to absorb the memory of its victims. However, even such ...


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Since I found this description on a different site, I'll post it: Woman Gives Birth To Demon Baby That Grows Fast I'm looking for a movie where a woman gives birth to a babypossibly the devil and he grows up really fast into a young blonde man. In one scene` she locks herself in the bathroom and he is outside screaming like a cat. -Albi It pretty ...


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Sounds like Bad Ronald from 1974. A shy teenager accidentally kills a mocking peer's equally mocking younger sibling, and his mother helps him hide in a spare room in their house. Problems arise when the mother goes for an operation and dies, and the house is sold to a new family, with the teen still living inside. It was American, though, not British. ...


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The House of Yes IMDB synopsis: A mentally unbalanced young woman (who thinks she's Jackie Kennedy) flips into a murderous rage when her brother returns home to reveal he's engaged.


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It sounds like it might be In Ascolto (The Listening) from 2006? A retired NSA agent James Wagley, played by Michael Parks helps an Italian woman, Francesca, played by Maya Sansa who the NSA are trying to silence. The technology called TUMBLEWEED in the film is very much ECHELON and ex agent Wagley attempts to counter the NSA from the Italian Alps. Here ...


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Sophie's Choice. Here's the relevant part of the plot as described on Wikipedia: She reveals to him that, upon arrival at Auschwitz, she was forced to choose which one of her two children would be gassed and which would proceed to the labor camp. To avoid having both children killed, she chose her son, Jan, to be sent to the children's camp, and ...


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Episode 38 "The Playhouse" of the Friday the 13th TV Series contains many of the elements of this question. Two children lure other children into a playhouse and in a flash of light they "sacrifice" them to the cursed playhouse. Sadly, I cannot find the video anywhere online outside of Amazon. But, here is a screenshot of the playhouse.


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Alien Cargo A hypersleeping crew wakes up to find the previous crew contaminated by an alien bio-weapon found in an old satellite. The virus causes the crew members to kill each other. The romantically entangled heroes do no kill each other through the power of love, drop their body temp to stop the virus and send the remaining sleeping crew to another ...


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could be Hannibal Rising From Wikipedia Opening in Lithuania during 1941, Hannibal Lecter is eight years old and living in Lecter Castle with his parents and sister, Mischa. With the castle located near the eastern front of World War II. Hannibal and Mischa are captured when five deserters appear: Grutas, Milko, Grentz, Dortlich, and Kolnas. ...


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Shot in the dark, but are you thinking about Memento? It shares similar things with what you described if I recall correctly.


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Just a guess, I googled "I'm allergic to penicillin" and found "Kidnapped", a TV series. Kidnapped on IMDb


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Christmas Snow A shop owner who is being evicted at Christmas rescues her Scrooge-like landlord from an accident. Christmas Snow on IMDb A Christmas Romance A widowed mother with financial woes comes to the aid of a bill collector who crashes his car in a snowstorm. A Christmas Romance Or, every other Christmas movie on the Hallmark channel.


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It sounds a bit like Heathers, but that's a boy (Christian Slater) and a girl (Winona Ryder) killing all of the popular kids in High School. There are three stuck up girls named Heather, Winona's character is friends with them at the beginning. In order to get out of the snobby clique that is destroying her good-girl reputation, an intelligent teen teams ...


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Could be "Voyagers!". A member of a league of time travelers and a boy travel through time repairing errors in world history. Phineas Bogg (Jon-Erik Hexum) is a former pirate, now a time traveler, he meets up with 12-year old Jeffrey Jones and they have adventures together, traveling through time. I only remember the show because Jon-Erik Hexum died ...


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I'm fairly sure this is "The Monolith Monsters" from 1957 A strange black meteor crashes near the town of San Angelo and litters the countryside with fragments. When a storm exposes these fragments to water, they grow into skyscraper-sized monoliths which then topple and shatter into thousands of pieces that grow into ...


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The quote is "I think maybe you better go back to your quarters and rethink your strategy", and it is from the TV series Tour of Duty Season 2 Episode 6 Sleeping Dogs. This is the scene:


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Your description sounds a little like a 1980's cartoon called Mighty Max. It is about a boy that finds a magic hat that has the power to open a portal to another dimension. There, he encounters several strange creatures. The hat is red with a yellow 'M' on the front. Mighty Max on Wikipedia The series follows Max, an adventurous preteen boy who receives ...


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its Femme Fatale from 2002 Strangely I searched for it, but the cover and the opening lines I saw in the search didn't seem like it. A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.


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I found it. It's a Russian movie called Chernaya Molniya or "Black Lightning" A Moscow college student's gift car from his parents turns out to be more than anyone expects when it flies, which he uses to become both a city guardian and a speedy floral delivery boy.


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You are looking for GiĆ¹ La Testa directed by Sergio Leone starring Rod Steiger and James Coburn, original score by Ennio Morricone. The scene you quoted is the following one, right at the beginning of the film: An excerpt of the plot taken from Wikipedia Set during the Mexico Revolution of the 1910s, the film tells ...


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It sounds like Rescue Me (not to be confused with the Denis Leary show), though I admit I remember only glimpses of it. It was a UK show that only ran for one season on 2002. From TV.com: Katie Nash (played by Sally Phillips) is a featured magazine writer for "Eden" having romantic problems in her life. After her marriage failed because she slept with ...



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