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What favor did Chenault done to Paul?

In The Rum Diary (2011), Paul providing shelter to Chenault who left his boyfriend Sanderson. Paul came to Chenault who is sleeping on his bed. Cheanult: I stole your bed. Paul: It's okay. I'm ...
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When did Gringo saved Javi for the first time?

In Get The Gringo (2012), Gringo kills Carnal who trying to rape Kid's mom. Carnal also attacks Caracas who tried to stops him. Actually Carnal is the cousin to Javi & Javi's brother is Caracas. ...
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Why didn't Thomas kill Darius immediately when he clearly hints he is behind his daughter's murder?

In Edge of Darkness (2010), Thomas and Darius talk about the mystery behind Emma's death. Darius: They're simply too complicated, too much hard work. There's a lot going on out there in this ...
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Why French characters speak in British instead of French accent?

In The Day of the Jackal (1973), plot is about OAS Agents trying to assassinate French president. But none of the French officials like Minister, Lebel etc speak in french accent, They all speak in ...
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How to understand Abigail's reply to Dani's question?

In The Man in the Moon (1991), Dani asks her mother Abigail about her father & church. Dani: Why does he call it church when it's not? Abigail: Because when he asked my daddy if he could ...
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Why did Erin say the “Big Brothers” while opening the shed with a knife?

In The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003 unrated), Why did Erin say the words "Big Brothers" to Pepper while opening the shed lock with a knife?
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What did Tarzan say to Cheeta when Cheeta did a good job?

I am a native Korean speaker and I grew up watching the famous series "Tarzan", which was broadcast on TV with Korean dubbing. At times Cheeta did something clever in solving a problem and Tarzan used ...
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Was the War Boy language ever codified?

In Mad Max: Fury Road, Immortan Joe's War Boys seem to have their own english derivative language. It's a very pidgin slang form of modern english, that has developed over two generations or so, ...
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In the movie Fermat's Room / Logic Room what happended on the boat?

In the spanish movie Fermat's Room (aka Logic Room) the girl Oliva tells the story of how she met with Hilbert (the older mathematician). She describes meeting him through playing online chess and ...
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What did the writers mean by this detail in one scene of one episode of “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” from 1957?

In the 26th episode of season two of "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" titled, "I Killed The Count Part II", first aired in 1957, there is a short scene, or rather a brief moment of one scene, which ...
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What language does Karum speak?

What language or dialect does Karum speak in Space Sweepers? It seems to be mostly English, but with something else mixed in. IMDb lists the languages in the film as Russian French Spanish Korean ...
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What Laurent told Shashi in French while she was sharing her experience in hindi?

In English Vinglish, when Shashi's daughter insulted her on call, she shared it with Laurent in Hindi. Laurent also shared his response in French while he didn't understand her. What did he really say ...
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“Mazlum getirin bana” - What is the story behind this bit?

I don't speak Turkish, but I've recently noticed a couple of references to an apparent trope, or at least iconic bit, in Turkish cinema, in which a protagonist says "Mazlumu getirin bana", ...
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It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World: Filibuster?

Rewatching this 1963 film and at one point the dentist (Sid Caesar) says to Mickey Rooney's character, "Filibuster, filibuster..." -- this happens at the small airport right after the ...
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Why does Cady say “I ain't your porch-baby”

In Martin Scorsese's movie Cape Fear (1991) Cady has a brief exchange with a PI hired by Sam Bowden Cady: Are you my friend? PI: No, I'm not your friend. Cady: Oh. 'Cause I thought maybe you were my ...
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In The Heights trailer: “Dreamers” or “DREAMers”?

In the In The Heights trailer released this week, a character says the line "they're talking about kicking out all the dreamers." (1:31) Is this a generic reference to the characters in the movie who ...
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What did Nicky mean by this?

In Casino, when Nicky talks of the diamonds he has stolen and sent to be appraised he says that Some of these stones got a lot of niggers in them. What does he mean by this?
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Is there an implied affection for Annie by Jeff in The Walk (2015)?

In the movie The Walk, there is a scene where Jeff is searching for a word to describe the wire-walking that Phillippe is about to attempt. He searches for the word in English but falls back to the ...
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The original language version of China Strike Force (2000)

According to the IMDB page of China Strike Force (2000), the language of the movie is Mandarin & English. Wikipedia however calls the language as Cantonese & English (dubbed) but says that ...
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What does Alice say to Luther?

Towards the end of S2:E2 of Luther, Alice Morgan has snuck into Luther's apartment. She has asked Luther to run away with her to all the "M" places in the world. He unfortunately has to tell her no ...
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What was 1969's La caduta degli dei (AKA The Damned) original language?

I'm trying to find out the original language version of Luchino Visconti's film La caduta degli dei (Götterdämmerung). Both Wikipedia and IMDB list it as "English, German", but I have seen the german ...
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Why does Karen speak three different languages?

In Ichi the Killer, Karen, played by Alien Sun, speaks three different languages throughout the film. Most of her dialog is a mix of English and Japanese, going so far as to speak one line in ...
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Genius Season 1, a confusion in a quote

In Genius Season 1 Episode 1 at 9:00, Young Albert Einstein defies his teacher by solving the equation on board and states Natural log of constant multiplied by x equals natural log of one plus v ...
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What do Rheya's words really mean in the final scenes?

In Solaris (2002), Chris accidentally cuts his finger in his kitchen, the wound immediately heals. Then he saw his wife Rheya in a shocking manner and asks these lines: Chris: Am I alive or dead? ...
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Why does Wonka speak French and German?

In "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory", why does Wonka speak French when he's introducing his guests to the Boat and why does he speak German when he's opening the Inventing Room Door?
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What is the significance of the epilogue dialogue respective to the film?

In the film Super Deluxe, there is an epilogue long narrative quote about life which connects then to the porn film being played but what does it signify to the story? Is there any parallel to draw?
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What does this joke mean from the cartoon Marvel's Spider-Man episode “Horizon High: Part Two”?

In the episode, Max introduces Peter to his classmates. One of Peter's classmates wanted to show off his new security robot. However, the security robot mistakes Peter for an intruder and lifts up ...
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What happened at this moment in Community series (S02E09)?

In the S02E09 episode of American comedy television series Community called Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design is moment in 7th minute when Troy and Abed are speaking with their visitor Pavel. At ...
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How do Movies render text in different languages

Normally, when a movie is in English, every Text, every newspaper, etc is in English too. When it comes to dubbing, there is normally subtitles which translate the text, or it's read out loud by ...
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Why does Ace say “You've got to give them the key to everything that's yours?”

Ace Rothstein: [voice-over] When you love someone, you've gotta trust them. There's no other way. You've got to give them the key to everything that's yours. Otherwise, what's the point? And for a ...

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