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Sounds like Disney's The Black Hole Its science fiction - set on a very large spaceship 'moored' on the edge of a black hole. The squat droid was V.I.N.C.E.N.T, the maroon colored enemy droid was Maximillian. Your descriptions of both are spot on - even down to the size, eyes and spherical feet.


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Google says Emile Hirsch played Sedgewick Bell in The Emperor's Club opposite Kevin Kline (William Hundert) and Jesse Eisenberg (Louis Masoudi). Plot summary from IMBD:- William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into ...


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I've never seen the movie myself, but it looks like Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr in An Affair to Remember, whose poster looks like:


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Could be Silence Becomes You from 2005 with Alicia Silverstone. From IMDb: Two sisters, Violet and Grace, very bounded to each other, live in an old mansion with ghosts of their past. Violet meets Luke in a bar, and brings him to her mansion. Along the days, she seduces him, and they have sex many times as part of a plot with Grace. When Luke decides to ...


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Maybe you're confusing Sean Connery's first science fiction motion picture, the epic masterpiece that is Zardoz. IMDb here as well. Aaaaand here is a trailer for it. There are immortals in that, although many of your other memories don't really match. Perhaps you've mentally joined two films? There are some really (really, really really) memorable scenes in ...


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Could be Wim Wenders' sci-fi film Until the End of the World from 1991 with William Hurt. From IMDb: Set in 1999, a woman (Dommartin) has a car accident with some bank robbers, who enlist her help to take the bank money to a drop in Paris. On the way she runs into another fugitive from the law (Hurt), an American who is being chased by the CIA. The ...


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Sounds like the plot of The Ice Princess from 1996 with figure skater Katarina Witt. From IMDb: This is another variation of the Cinderella story: the bright and beautiful Ella lives in the household of a lord since her mother died. She's unhappy because the lord's daughters treat her like their servant. The country is in problems, because the prince is ...


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House Hunting Upon entering a desert farmhouse, two families discover that every attempt to leave takes them right back in. Stuck in purgatory, they are haunted by the home's former owner, who declares only one clan will be able to call the house their home


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Habitat, (1997), with Alice Krige, the future Borg Queen. In a future world where Earth's ozone layer has been completely destroyed, a brilliant but obsessed scientist, Hank Symes uses illegally obtained biological materials for an experiment that he hopes will save the world. In the course of his work, a terrible accident occurs, transforming ...


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I am pretty sure it's "Cat People" with Nastassja Kinski! She is of german origin and the movie is about people turning into panthers.


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I think that's The Rules of Attraction, (2002). Lauren Hynde is, technically, a virgin. She's saving herself for her shallow boyfriend, Victor Johnson, who's left the States to backpack across Europe. I remember Victor, in Lauren's mind, being the perfect boyfriend, which is why she won't date Sean, (James Van Der Beek), but when Victor comes home ...


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Probably Danger: Diabolik from 1968. From IMDb: In psychedelic swinging 60s style, the dreaded thief (and killer) Diabolik wreaks havoc on a generic European country for his own financial gain and amusement. He shares an extravagant underground lair (and a giant bed of money) with his curvaceous, superficial girlfriend... Diabolik steals a load of ...


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I wanted to add this as a comment but my reputation is too low: The Swan Princess (1994) sounds very close to what you're describing, but it's animated, not live action. Black Swan (2010) is somewhat similar to what you describe, but is too recent.


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I am unable to comment but I was going to guess it was Feast.


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Sounds like Damsels in Distress from 2011 with Greta Gerwig and Adam Brody. From Wiki: Newly transferred college student Lily becomes friends with Violet, Heather and Rose, a clique who run the campus' suicide prevention centre. And quoth Violet about a bar of soap she finds in a hotel bathroom: "This scent and this soap is what gives me hope." Here's ...


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Not a lot to go on, but this sounds like Bereavement from 2010, the sequel to Malevolence. From Wiki: The film begins with a psychotic maniac named Graham Sutter who offers a little boy with congenital analgesia named Martin Bristol his nephew's bike and kidnaps him. Graham cuts Martin's cheek then proceeds to butcher a young woman in front of Martin. ...


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Sounds like Total Recall from 2012 with Colin Farrell and Kate Beckinsale. From IMDb: A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run. After he becomes a wanted ...


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Sounds like The Haunting in Connecticut from 2009. From IMDb: one family's encounter with the dark forces of the supernatural. When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the ...


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Bedazzled from 1967 in which Peter Cook is the devil and offers a young man (Dudley Moore) 7 wishes. Here's a frame from the same scene:


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Sounds like The Man From Earth from 2007. From IMDb: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years. John claims that he is Jesus, among other people. He moves around every 10 years to avoid suspicion. ...


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Possibly A Troll in Central Park from 1994. From IMDb: A friendly troll with a magic green thumb grows one flower too many for the queen, whose laws require all trolls to act meanly, be ugly and scare humans whenever possible. As a punishment, he is exiled to a world of concrete, where he should live a life of proper trolldom: Manhattan. But of all ...


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Could be the Dutch film Crusade in Jeans from 2006. From Wiki: Dolf is a 15-year-old boy from Rotterdam who plays for the junior national football team. At the beginning of the film, Dolf and his team are playing an important championship game against the Belgian team in the German city of Speyer, which they lose because of Dolf. Dolf's mother works ...


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Might be Beyond the 7th Door from 1987 about a robber convincing his ex-girlfriend to steal a treasure from her employer's mansion. Other than the fact that there are only two of them, the rest fits: Once they break in, they find themselves trapped in a 7-chamber maze and have to solve various riddles to survive. And here's a clip from the movie where the ...


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I wonder if you're thinking of the 2000 movie Bedazzled in which Elizabeth Hurley plays a female devil who is trying to tempt Elliot (Brendan Fraser) into making some wishes in exchange for his soul. Near the start of the film, she takes him to a red carpet party at her private hell-themed club to help convince him of her power:


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Return from the Ashes, a British B&W thriller from 1965. From IMDb: Stanislaus Pilgrin, a Polish chess master and handsome gigolo, marries wealthy Jewish widow, Dr. Michele Wolf, an X-ray technician and has an affair with her step-daughter, Fabienne and then plots to murder them both in a scheme that will have him inherit their money. In the ...


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While your details are extremely scarce, it sounds a bit like the 1997 Jodie Foster movie Contact: Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway has long been interested in contact to faraway lands, a love fostered in her childhood by her father, Ted Arroway, who passed away when she was nine years old leaving her then orphaned. Her current work in monitoring for ...


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Sounds like Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects from 1989 with Charles Bronson. From IMDb: A Tokyo businessman (Hiroshi Hada), transferred to L.A, molests a teenage girl on a train. It turns out that the girl is the daughter of a vice cop [Bronson]. But in one of those plot twists that can only occur in the movies, the cop is assigned to find the businessman's ...


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Sounds like the Italian version of The Thief of Bagdad from 1961. From an IMDb review: The story concerns a prince, played by he-man Steve Reeves, who must pass seven tests in order to find a legendary blue rose and thus save the life of a comatose princess, win her hand in marriage and the kingdom. You can see the scene where a group of men armed with ...


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"Walkabout" a 1971 film set in Australia, directed by Nicolas Roeg and starring Jenny Agutter, Luc Roeg and David Gulpilil.


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Sounds like Nagai sanpo (A Long Walk) from 1996. From an online synopsis: Love doesn't come easy for Sachi (Hana Sugiura), a little girl with cardboard angel wings and purple bruises on her body. Living with her abusive and alcoholic mother, Sachi walks barefoot and spends her time alone in an area of shrubs and trees near her apartment complex. ...


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The movie you are looking for is Justice League: War. The scene you describe occurs around 19:30 in the movie. Green Lantern: This guy's gonna kill us! Batman: No he won't. You bruise but you don't kill. Do you...Clark And you are correct that it was a straight to video release.


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This has some of the features of the scene you describe, so I'll offer it as a possibility. In High Society (1956) C.K. Dexter Haven (Bing Crosby) sings to Caroline Lord (Lydia Reed who was 11 or 12 when filmed). They are not in a carriage, but are sitting on a bench in a garden. He is on their right (passenger side for US automobiles) and she is on their ...


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I am confident that the movie you remember is "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark." This was a made-for-TV movie that aired on ABC in 1973. Scared the willies out of lots of people, including me. In the movie, a young couple move into an old house. There are little humanoid gnomelike creatures living in the walls and basement. They call to her in whispery voices ...


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Possibly Dark Angel: The Ascent from 1994. From IMDb: A demoness from Hell, Veronica Iscariot, uninterested in tormenting the souls of damned sinners, ascends to the world above and finds our world full of evil and corruption. Veronica decides her mission in life is to punish the wicked and evil and goes about this with a bloody vengeance. Along the way ...


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You were right about the title; this is likely Edge of Honor from 1991 with Corey Feldman. From IMDb: A group of [boy]scouts stumble onto a cache of stolen weapons hidden in a forest. They meet up with a girl and get involved with the men who originally stole the weapons. The men try to shoot the scouts every time - but are thwarted at the end. The ...


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Sounds like August Rush from 2007 with Keri Russell, Terrence Howard and Robin Williams. From IMDb: The story of a charismatic young Irish guitarist and a sheltered young cellist who have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square, but are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by ...


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It's both his parents. You're referring to the Walmart-produced TV film The Jensen Project from 2010, where a boy named Brody discovers that his parents belong to a secret scientific society. From IMDb: Claire and Matt Thompson are married scientists who are visited by a wealthy woman who funds a secret organization called The Jensen Project that they ...


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Sounds like Peterchens Mondfahrt (AKA Peter in Magicland) from 1990: After Sumsemann the beetle loses one of his arms to a troll, he invites brother and sister Peterchen and Annaliese to join him on a journey to the moon in a quest to retrieve his lost arm. They're shot to the moon with a cannon after padding the inside with pillows. Here's the ...


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it was the 1943 version i was looking for, the Münchhausen


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This would be Deep Rising According to the wiki page: Part with the Jet Ski: Finnegan sets the boat's autopilot and leaves the doomed cruiseliner on a jet ski with Trillian. Desperate to escape, Canton jumps aboard Finnegan's boat, but cannot disable the autopilot and is killed when it collides with the Argonautica, the explosion destroying the ...


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This is a shot in the dark, but your description reminds me of the movie Nothing (2003).


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I think that might be Breakdown with Kurt Russell and Kathleen Quinlan, who have their car break down on the highway. The driver that stops to assist them abducts the wife. Turns out it is a conspiracy, and their car was intentionally disabled. Kurt Russell's character recovers his wife and puts and end to the conspiracy.


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Seems it's Jules Schwerin's The [Many] Loves of Franistan from 1948, which is a minimalist satire of Hollywood epics which 'credit everyone, down to the copyboy' according to this and is mainly comprised of clips from silent films. I say "seems" because it's pretty rare and not even on IMDb, but I did find that the anthology you were looking for is called ...


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This is the prologue of Children of the Corn: Genesis (AKA Children of the Corn VIII) from 2011, in which a soldier comes home in 1974 and finds that his family has been killed by kids. Other than the dates, you've described every detail perfectly in that scene, even the cake. The scene doesn't appear in the trailer, but if you would like to verify this, ...


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If you mean the film is from last year, you probably mean Svengali from 2013. From Wiki: Svengali tells the story of Dixie (Jonny Owen), a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he's dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling through YouTube, he finds them... 'The Premature Congratulations'. He hunts them down and ...


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Not silent and from 1951, but this sounds an awful lot like Vittorio de Sica's B&W comedy Miracle in Milan. From Wiki: This fantasy tale tells of Totò who, found in a cabbage patch, is adopted by Lolotta, a wise and kind old woman. When Lolotta dies he moves to an orphanage. At eighteen Totò (Francesco Golisano) leaves the orphanage and ends up in a ...


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Are you possibly talking about the cult South Korean film Oldboy from 2003? From IMDb: An average man is kidnapped and imprisoned in a shabby cell for 15 years without explanation. He then is released, equipped with money, a cellphone and expensive clothes. As he strives to explain his imprisonment and get his revenge, Oh Dae-Su soon finds out that his ...


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Sounds like the Tex Avery cartoon Symphony in Slang from 1951. From Wiki: A young man (a real swinging hep cat) goes to Heaven and steps before St. Peter. But his life story is so peppered with slang that neither St. Peter nor Noah Webster can understand him. What follows is a series of sight gags based on Webster's literal interpretations of the slang ...


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Also possibly too old (1988) and British rather than American, but it does sound suspiciously like Moondial


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This sounds like the TV movie Private Sessions from 1985, which was basically an unpicked TV pilot about a psychotherapist (Mike Farrell) who visits his patients and gets involved in their lives. One of them is a seemingly sane cab driver who has auditory hallucinations played by Tom Bosley (from Happy Days, among other things), who does bear a slight ...



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