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Sounds like Prince of Darkness (1987) by John Carpenter. Wikipedia's description matches the details you remember, including the creepy ending: At the end of the film, Marsh has the recurring dream again, except now an apparently possessed Danforth is the figure emerging from the building. Marsh appears to awaken, rolling over to find a gruesomely ...


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Sounds like David Lynch's Mulholland Dr. from 2001. Mulholland Drive (stylized onscreen as Mulholland Dr.) is a 2001 American neo-noir mystery film written and directed by David Lynch and starring Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, and Justin Theroux. It tells the story of an aspiring actress named Betty Elms (Watts), newly arrived in Los Angeles, California, ...


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Sounds like Knight and Day from 2010 with Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. From IMDb: June Havens finds her everyday life tangled with that of [Roy Miller], a secret agent who has realized he isn't supposed to survive his latest mission. As their campaign to stay alive stretches across the globe, they soon learn that all they can count on is each other. ...


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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 ...


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I think this is The Recruit (IMDB here) (First post, just for this!)


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This sounds an awful lot like Seven Psychopaths. This particular scene is not really related to the larger plot of the movie, but rather functions as a vignette depicting one of the titular seven psychopaths.


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Your recollection matches a section of the IMDb synopsis for House (1986). There are too many details to quote it all, but it mentions the father seeing his son behind a mirror in a painting, breaking the real mirror, entering "another dimension" where there is water, rescuing his son from monsters and emerging through a swimming pool.


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Sounds like Death Sentence from 2007. From Wiki: Nick Hume (Kevin Bacon) is husband to Helen (Kelly Preston), and father of two boys, Brendan (Stuart Lafferty) and Lucas (Jordan Garrett). After Brendan's hockey game, Nick and Brendan drive home, talking about the latter's potential future as a professional hockey player. They make a quick stop at a gas ...


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Sounds like The Oxford Murders from 2008 with Elijah Wood and John Hurt. At Oxford University, a professor and a grad student work together to try to stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols. At some point, a bus driver blows up a bus full of mentally challenged children whose organs he needs to save his daughter. And ...


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I found it. The movie is Wicker Park. I remember seeing the hero in a movie with Morgan Freeman and Bruce Willis. I googled both the names together and bumped into Lucky Number Slevin and searched the cast to find out the hero's name. Then from imdb I searched his movie list and got it :) I had seen this movie earlier. The 3rd character I was mentioning ...


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Ok, it sounds like it could be a sketchy recollection of Hitchcock's Vertigo. The details are not identical, but the era, the sort of actor (James Stewart), and the tower (it is a bell tower in Vertigo, not a lighthouse). I just feel I have to mention it because you said 'sketchy' and it does sound very similar in scope. In case it jogs your memory, ...


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I'm pretty sure it is Halle Berry. You're describing Perfect Stranger from 2007. Bruce Willis is the murder suspect and he's later convicted, but then it turns out she was the killer all along. In the end, a character played by Giovanni Ribisi confronts her about it and she stabs him, and this is witnessed by a neighbor looking out the window. Here's the ...


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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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You are looking for Cruel and Unusual (2014) Cruel and Unusual is a 2014 Canadian surrealistic thriller written by Merlin Dervisevic. It is the debut feature for Merlin Dervisevic, who also directed the film. Starring David Richmond-Peck, Bernadette Saquibal, and Michelle Harrison, the film follows a man wrongly condemned for killing his wife, ...


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This sounds to a large degree like Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange: Protagonist Alex is an "ultraviolent" youth in futuristic Britain. As with all luck, his eventually runs out and he's arrested and convicted of murder and rape. While in prison, Alex learns of an experimental program in which convicts are programed to detest violence. If he ...


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Frog and Wombat (1998) From her bedroom window, Alli (code name "Frog") thinks that she has discovered the cover up of a serious crime. She is convinced that her new school principal has committed a murder, and she is going to prove it! When her best friend, Jane (code name "Wombat"), rejects this idea, a brazen Frog decides to set up ...


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I think this was an episode of Starsky and Hutch - Cover Girl A gorgeous but terminally ill model puts a hit out on herself, but when her cancer goes into remission, she asks Hutch to stop the contract killer. I found this by searching IMDB for the keyword Suicide By Hitman.


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There have been many films based on Richard Connell's 1924 story, "The Most Dangerous Game", from 1932 to the present. The buggies/motorbikes in this one would seem to make it relatively recent, so I'm going to guess that you're thinking of Surviving the Game (1994). This user review describes the plot in some detail; it seems to coincide with what the ...


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Sounds like Killing Mr. Griffin with Amy Jo Johnson, Mario Lopez and Michelle Williams from 1997: Mr. Griffin (Jay Thomas) is a bitter high-school teacher, who pushes his students to the limit and is hated by most of them. When he humiliates the popular student Mark Kinney (Scott Bairstow) is his class, Mark convinces his friends to play a prank on Mr. ...


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I believe you are looking for Metro (1997) Scott Roper is a wisecracking hostage negotiator. When his friend and fellow police officer is assassinated by a dangerous jewel thief, he is prepared to do just about anything to bring the killer to justice. But as his quiet investigation progresses, he must also train an ultra smart SWAT sniper to ...


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Sounds like The Uninvited with Emily Browning and Elizabeth Banks from 2009. After the death of her ill mother in a fire, the young teenager Anna tries to commit suicide and is sent to a mental institution for treatment. Ten months later, Anna still cannot remember what had happened on the night her mother died. Her psychiatric Dr. Silberling, however, ...


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Is it Hide and Seek (2005), with De Niro? From Wikipedia: Widowed psychologist Dr. David Callaway (Robert De Niro) and his daughter Emily (Dakota Fanning), with whom he shares a troubled relationship, move after Emily's mother, Allison (Amy Irving), apparently commits suicide. David meets local woman Elizabeth (Elisabeth Shue) and her niece, Amy, who is ...


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It could be The Assignment (1997) with Aidan Quinn. Protagonist Annibal Ramirez (played by Quinn) is trained to masquerade the terrorist Carlos the Jackal. At the end of the movie CIA fakes the deaths of Ramirez and his family in car explosion, so they may live safely with a new identity.


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Your description reminds me vaguely of the 1986 movie Vanishing Act. Based on the play "Trap for a Single Man" by Robert Thomas, this is the story of a newly married woman who disappears while on holiday. The wife returns but the husband denies it is his wife. The police inspector tries to discover what has happened. And yes, Fred Gwynne is in it (as a ...


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Found it: This is the version of The House of Usher from 1989 with Oliver Reed and Donald Pleasence. From an online synopsis: Molly McNulty accompanies her boyfriend Ryan Usher to England to visit his family estate. As they drive there, two ghostly children appear on the road, causing them to crash. With Ryan suffering from a head wound, Molly goes on ...


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I think you're after The Killing Jar from 2010 with Michael Madsen, Danny Trejo and Amber Benson: A stranger armed with a shotgun takes seven patrons hostage in a remote roadside diner. But as the body count increases, the desperate survivors discover that one of the hostages may be even more dangerous than their captor. It all takes place in the diner,...


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Jenifer, (2005), from the television series Masters of Horror. Police officer Frank Spivey (Steven Weber) is eating lunch in his squad car when he happens upon a crazed man with a meat cleaver forcing a young woman (Carrie Fleming) onto the ground. When Spivey intervenes, the man tells Spivey that he "doesn't know what she is," forcing Spivey to ...


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You're describing the powerful Winter's Bone from 2010 with Jennifer Lawrence, although it's not her brother missing but rather her dad. With an absent father and a withdrawn and depressed mother, 17 year-old Ree Dolly keeps her family together in a dirt poor rural area. She's taken aback however when the local Sheriff tells her that her father put up ...



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