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The Nutty Professor (2008) The grandson of professor Julius Kelp, who created a potion to transform his personality, gets his hands on his grandfather's secret elixir and unleashes his destructive alter ego. This is a sequel to Jerry Lewis' 1963 comedy of the same name.


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You're looking for Tenderness from 2009. Here's a part from the scene you decribed and the movie contains the quote I would love to dream, But one way or another I'm always awake. at the 7th minute.


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I have only gone and found it! I thought I would try a health and safety search and came across The Apaches 1977. Then on a Forum someone described the exact film with the male ghost. Anyway here it is, its called Never Rest 1990 & its a short farm safety film. I was shown this when I was 8 or 9 at Junior School check it out. I'm quite amazed how much ...


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I was finally able to find the movie/book, and because I watched it so long ago the details I provided in the original question were a bit off. The movie was Phantoms, and novel of the same name was written by Dean Koontz. Movie synonyms from IMDb In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, it's up ...


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Dark City (1998) A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun. In this film the Strangers are a group of aliens that inhabit dead human bodies. They took a group of humans from Earth and placed them in a large city traveling through space with no daylight. Each day they put the whole ...


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You are discribing the beginning of Hercules 2014 (the one starring Dwayne Johnson to not confuse with The Legend of Hercules released also in 2014). Hercules is a regular man, just stronger (it's Dwayne Johnson after all), but a simple human. He builds his reputation on doing extraordinary things, and for that, he has a team to cover up/him. That's how he ...


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This could be Stay Tuned. The dad almost gets decapitated. The family is chased by a man with a yellow jacket Trailer:


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Easy one! You are talking about THE MAN IN THE MOON with Reese Witherspoon. It came out in 1991, but otherwise your description fits exactly. Rural Louisiana, summer of 1957, Elvis is King. At 14, Dani is coming of age. Her older sister is beautiful, smart, and off to Duke in the fall; her mom's pregnant with number four (Dad wants a son), and Dad's ...


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The movie name is village of the damned. Thanks James Mcleod for the answer


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Actually, this sounds exactly like The Caper of the Golden Bulls (AKA Carnival of Thieves) from 1967, where a group of robbers led by ex-pilot Peter Churchman rob a bank during the Fiesta of San Fermin in Pamplona (known for its traditional Running of the Bulls) using this very same method: During the fiesta, Churchman's men carry concealed explosives ...


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You're looking for The Blue Lagoon from 1980 with Brooke Shields. Two young children are the sole survivors of a shipwreck in a time when sailing was the only way of travel. They are stranded on a tropical island, a real paradise. Together, Richard and Emmeline have to survive, which is quite easy as there are no dangerous animals on the island. Years ...


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The Documentary with same theme as specified in the question can be found on YouTube with the following link. "Arctic Manhunt" Youtube Source: The excerpt which has been provided on the YouTube at above mentioned link I am posting as it is(Note: Non-edited, credit goes to creator of that excerpt at above mentioned link) and apart from the question, it ...


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This might be way off, but it reminds me of a scene from Doctor Who where a wealthy woman, in the body of a servant, compliments a past version of herself at a party. This is the wikipedia page for the character. I can't find a video of the scene in question, but here is a gif of it.


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"Silent House" (2012) This movie is about Sarah as she and her dad go to their lakeside retreat to pack things up inside because it is being sold. While there, her uncle also helps get the place up to scratch so they can sell it. The uncle has to leave to get an electrician to check the wiring, but after he goes she starts hearing noises and seeing what ...


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Sounds like the UK horror film Island of Terror from 1966 with Peter Cushing. A small island community is overrun with creeping, blobbish, tentacled monsters which liquefy and digest the bones from living creatures. The community struggles to fight back. The monsters resemble dog-sized slugs with one tentacle (see here) and at some point one of them ...


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Sounds to me like Sommersby. (Although we could use a few more details.) Sommersby http://imdb.com/rg/an_share/title/title/tt0108185/ Sommersby (1993) Set in the south of the United States just after the Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband Jack, believed killed in the Civil War. By all accounts, Jack Sommersby ...


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Au Pair (1999) watched on "Family Channel." Kids like to prank babysitter, but then like babysitter. Romance between single father and babysitter ensue. Kids stop the father's evil fiance's plans. Babysitter and father get together and the kids are happy.


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Sounds a lot like "After.Life" After a horrific car accident, Anna (Ricci) wakes up to find the local funeral director Eliot Deacon (Neeson) preparing her body for her funeral. Confused, terrified and feeling still very much alive, Anna doesn't believe she's dead, despite the funeral director's reassurances that she is merely in transition to the ...


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Sounds like "Starman" from 1984 In the film, an alien comes to earth and takes the form of a woman's dead's husband after seeing a picture. Her husband was mean and cold in real life and the alien is nice and caring. They end up on a road trip across the country so the Starman can go home, and of course fall in love on the way. "Jenny Hayden never did ...


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You might be looking for Funny game US (2007) IMDB page trailer on youtube ( you can see the "eeny meeny miny moe" part at 1:13 )


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Sounds like the found footage horror film Infernal from 2015. A happy young couple welcomes their first child shortly after getting married. Their joy quickly turns to fear when the girl starts acting strangely and unexplained phenomena start happening around the house. Fearing their daughter could be possessed, the parents call in a priest to perform an ...


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Its the reimagined Battlestar Galactica mini series, which was was a backdoor pilot to the full series that followed. A scifi political drama in space. It is a reboot (maybe) of the original series. You described the escape from Caprica (one of the 12 colony planets) following the Cylon bombing. It happens because someone gives them the security codes to ...


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I think the movie you're thinking of is "End of the Spear" not sure though. In the trailer for the movie “End of the Spear” the father sets off on a plane and has a picture of his son and after the father dies someone finds the picture.


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I found the answer. The movie is called Old Gringo (trailer). The Caucasian woman is Harriet Winslow (played by Jane Fonda), Tomas (Arroyo) is a Mexican general (Jimmy Smits). La revolución refers to the Mexican Revolution.


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Sounds like The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest Andy, a successful marketing guy quits his job, because he feels disconnected with the values about work he learned from his father. He gets a new job at a top notch research facility, where he quickly makes a powerful enemy who makes him volunteer for a nearly impossible project: The $99 Personal ...


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You're talking about NOTE TO SELF. It's all there: basketball, journal, sick mom, nurse with daughter, crying in locker room, etc. Here's a link to the review and trailer. Curtis King, a handsome and popular student athlete, may know his way around the basketball court, but his heart still needs a game plan. When he decides to keep a journal to give ...


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The busy world of Richard Scarry An entertaining and educational show for children about cartoon animals living in a small town, and the friendship between a cat and an earthworm. - IMDb


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You're looking for Imaginaerum from 2012, though it's not exactly an animation film. Imaginaerum tells the story of an elderly composer, Tom, who suffers from severe dementia. As he has had the disease for years and has regressed into childhood, he remembers practically nothing from his adult life. His music, friends, all his past including the memory of ...


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I might be completely off with this but this sounds like and episode of Touched By and Angel called 'An Angel on my Tree" (S07E10). The Episode included Chris Marquette. I saw this forever ago but I distinctly remember a scene in this episode where the father and the son were in a convenience store/pharmacy and the son kept staring at a teenager and then he ...


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This somehow sounds like the "tourist trap" where the a group of young people ( not one person) get trapped in a house of the killer..the killer's house is full of mannequins and he kills people and pours plaster on them turning them to mannequins. Not sure it's the same movie but if you are into creepy movies..the tourist trap is creepy


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Don't remember the ending exactly, but it feels like "Mr and Mrs Smith" with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie? The had some shooting scene in a warehouse and lots of incoming armed people.


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Sounds like "Hunting the Legend" (2014) Five years ago, a deer hunter vanished in the Alabama woods, leaving behind only a rifle, bloodstains and an enormous footprint from a species unknown to science. Now, the hunter’s son Chris, his two best friends and a documentary film crew set out to learn the truth… and seek vengeance. Their search leads them ...


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Nightworld: Lost Souls (1998) Victor Robinson has just moved into a country home with his family. When his son, Jesse, finds an old Edison invention and begins to play it, he hears the sounds of children laughing and playing. This is followed by Victor's autistic 12-year-old daughter, Meaghan, painting and singing; this is surrounded by strange ...


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I am thinking it may be "Where are my Children" a TV from 1994. "Based upon a true story, Marg Helgenberger stars as a single mother mysteriously arrested by the FBI and separated from her children, thus beginning a 25-year struggle to be reunited with them." Here's a preview clip from the film:


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"Beneath the Dark" (2010) Driving to a wedding in Los Angeles through the Mojave Desert, Paul and Adrienne pull off the highway and into Roy's Motel and Cafe. This roadside artifact proves to be a strange and surreal place with an unsettling mix of travelers, who force our couple to discover the secret hidden between.


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"Beneath" (2007) (Wikipedia, IMDb) Plot: Christy (Nora Zehetner) returns home years after a terrible auto accident, in which she was driving. That misfortunate event caused the disfigurement of her older sister. Now disturbing nightmares plague the young woman, and she finds that her visions reflect true and future events." Preview: ...


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It's The War Between Men and Women from 1972 with Jack Lemmon and Barbara Harris. 2 quirky Manhattanites crash into each other cute at an ophthalmologist's office. Peter is a grouchy cartoonist/author whose vision is failing, divorced mother Theresa is also reluctant to plunge into a relationship right now. It's not love at first sight - both have their ...


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Could it be the TV series The Sparticle Mystery? The Sparticle Mystery follows a group of 11 children left to fend for themselves within modern day Earth after a science experiment at 'The Sparticle Project' goes wrong, resulting in all those of age 15 and over disappearing into a parallel universe, at precisely 11:11 a.m. Initially, the world ...


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If there's any chance that it was a TV show rather than a movie, you might be thinking of a reality show called Kid Nation. The premise was that forty gifted children were taken to the New Mexico town of Bonanza and left to their own devices for forty days The first thing the kids did was raid the general store, and Bonanza turned into South Central ...


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This sounds like "Bleeders" and is likely a duplicate question. Here is the original Bleeders answer from an earlier question.


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Elisa di Rivombrosa It's on Youtube


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This sounds like 'Kids World' (2001) "What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl across the street... who, unfortunately, is dating the local bully. Then, one ...


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You're looking for Kukushka (The Cuckoo) from 2002. September of 1944, a few days before Finland went out of the Second World War. A chained to a rock Finnish sniper-kamikadze Veikko managed to set himself free. Ivan, a captain of the Soviet Army, arrested by the Front Secret Police 'Smersh', has a narrow escape. They are soldiers of the two enemy ...


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This sounds very much like Cypher: Hoping for a more exciting life than the suburban drawl he currently inhabits, nerdy salary man Morgan Sullivan takes a job as an industrial spy at Digicorp, a global computer corporation. Digicorp assigns him the duty of flying to various conventions around America, recording the speeches that are made. But when ...


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That would be High Strung, made in 1991. It starred Jim Carrey as Death and Steve Oedekerk as Thane Furrows, the character you're describing. After a day of "messing around", Furrows receives a knock at the door at the dreaded "eight o'clock" and is greeted by a limo driver. When he steps into the limo, the driver (Jim Carrey) turns around and ...


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Here it is. One of the comments is from another who saw this movie as a youngster and spent 20 years looking for it! Challenge To Be Free from 1975, when I was 8.


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I got the answer from another website. The movie is called "Death Shadow", directed by Hideo Gosha. Three men sentenced to death for sundry crimes discover that other men have been beheaded in their place. They now no longer exist, & will be killed if they do not serve well as shogunate "shadow police." To insure they never speak of their secret ...


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That happens in "Radio Flyer" from 1992. From Wiki: Mike (Tom Hanks) is observing his two sons fighting; with one insisting that a promise doesn't mean anything. To make them understand that a promise does mean something, he tells them the story of his youth. Young Mike (Elijah Wood), his little brother Bobby (Joseph Mazzello), their mother Mary ...



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