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Two foster kids talk (as captives) through an air duct between their rooms? [closed]

Several years ago I remember seeing part of a movie - perhaps even a TV only movie - but I can't remember the name of it. I think the premise was that a (married?) couple acted as temporary foster ...
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Psychological thriller involving woman in disguise [closed]

I saw a movie a good few years ago but I cannot remember the name of it at all. It was a psychological thriller. I'm almost certain it was made in the 2000s. Set in America. There is a woman on the ...
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Identify this old movie about a traveller resting in a “magical” inn [closed]

I saw a film years ago. Maybe mid 90s but it looked old at the time so maybe 60s or even 50s. Upon searching for clues... the film sets of The Band Wagon seem quite similar to some of the “magical ...
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Movie or TV show with a flamethrowing badguy and a deathtrap car that raises taunting signs [closed]

I was three or four years old (late 1980s) and had been left unattended with the television. Something was on, probably from within the last ten to fifteen years, so think 1970+. The language was in ...
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Movie about a white father being killed by a black man causing them to become skinheads? [closed]

Could someone please help me recall a movie bout a white father being killed by a black man causing children to become skinheads who get raped in prison showers and killed by a black man. I watched ...
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Identify this movie about Law Enforcement/ drug cartels [closed]

I saw a few scenes of a movie that seemed interesting. I'd like to find it, but I can't remember much... The production quality made it seem like a recent movie (< 5 yrs) Set in USA, Southwest ...
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Movie about restaurant where girl fall in love with chef, Language-English [closed]

I have seen a movie which revolve around restaurant. Let me recollect what I remember. Lead girl is an amazing cook or chef in her surrounding. People who has tested her cooked food loved it. However ...
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Movie about earth being frozen, protagonist saves the day with sattelite [closed]

I think I saw the second half of this movie a couple of years ago (2010 or earlier) when it aired on TV on a Belgian channel. The movie was in color and couldn't have been that old. What I think ...
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Kung-fu movie about a monastery forming fighters with a painful final test [closed]

I watched in France a kung-fu movie in the early 80's (I believe) of which I do not remember much except one specific scene. The movie was part of the trend "a more or less random guy is taught kung-...
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A movie about black activist whos ideas get turned down by racist radio producer only to become racist himself and get tortured and killed [closed]

I remember watching this movie whilst abroad (they had a TV network that ran old 90s films) about a black man who was well off from other black men in his society had a job at a radio station that ...
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Hitman falls in love, woman likely not target, maybe met in blind date [closed]

First post, hopfully I have enough info: I believe I saw this moving on Neflix, but not sure. Most likely the movie US-American, although possibly Canadian. The main actors all had US-American ...
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TV movie where an inconspicous truck transporting valuables is intercepted by terrorists in a dead radio spot [closed]

Timeframe: 80/90s Country: USA The two protagonists are transporting a MacGuffin in an inconspicous truck which approximately looked like this: The truck was internally armored and bulletproof, it ...
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A movie(European I believe) about a man wanting to die, but meeting a woman and changing his mind [closed]

I saw this movie in May of 2016 on a flight from Belgium to the US. I am fairly certain it is European(English-speaking), and was released sometime in 2015-2016. The gist of the story was a man, ...
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A European (non-English) movie about a birthday celebration that went wrong [closed]

I am looking for a European movie that I watched in 2010. I was on a spree of watching classic movies during that time and had amassed a good collection. But I no longer have them and don't remember ...
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Teenage star lost in a city [closed]

Date: Maybe 5-10 years old. Country of origin: Don't know, seen it with hungarian dubbing, It's a teen-romance movie. The boy is a star singer who while on tour, somehow misses his trailer and is ...
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Identify this movie about a forest filled with killer trolls and a spell that is needed to free king Troll from a curse [closed]

As much as I don't like trying to ask 'identify this movie' questions (due to the level of detail required in the question) can you guys help me find this movie. Anyways about 4 years ago I saw a ...
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Transparent wall or Force field in the middle where planes, cars, birds hit [closed]

Please help to identify this movie. In the scene the main lead is driving a car,suddenly loses control and ends in a field, his tire is punctured. Suddenly he notices a thin transparent wall just hit ...
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Old comedy/spy movie where the heroine is a much better fighter than the leading man [closed]

I saw at least some of this movie on television somewhere around 1980 (give or take a couple of years). My personal guess, in hindsight, is that the movie was probably made in the 1960s. English ...
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Horror/sci-fi alien attack found-footage movie [closed]

I faintly remember this "found-footage"-esque movie of, I believe, 4 teens/young adults recording an alien attack on what is probably New York or another American city. At some point they were in a ...
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Movie where everybody had a microchip implanted [closed]

I'm looking for a movie I saw more than fifteen years ago. I vaguely remember the plot but I can't find it! In this movie everyone has a microchip implanted that does everything for them: they don't ...
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Teenage Boy gives Counselling Sessions in the Bathroom [closed]

I'm looking for a movie where the main protagonist is a high-school boy from a rich family. I think he transfers from private to a public school at the start of the movie and is not well liked ...
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Enormous robots invade Earth through lightning [closed]

I watched a film not longer than 7 years ago. I remember that there was thunder and on the next(?) day enormous robots came out of Earth (they were underground). Later the main character discovered ...
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Movie where people play games of chance in a world where luck can be captured, bought, sold, and gambled [closed]

I saw this movie many years ago on TV. Like I said above, there are people that play games of chance varying from running through a forest blindfolded to poker to Russian Roulette (which is the ...
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Horror movie where buried people and animals come back to life [closed]

I watched a movie 8 to 9 years ago. It was a color movie. The story goes like this: There was a doctor who moved to a new house with his family, his wife, two children a girl and a boy and his ...
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Movie about ethnic massacre where hero played by famous African-American actor protects people in a big house [closed]

Way back in Year (class) 8 (6 years ago) I watched a movie during what I remember was either Religious Education or English Language way back in 2011. The movie however seemed to be 10 years older ...
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Movie about huge spiders from some planet [closed]

Watched this in color, English, somewhat decent quality. I can't remember the year. The movie is about a fight b/w Humans and some kind of spiders. These spiders come all the way from their planet to ...
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Movie with a completely irrelevant opening scene, where a dead old man eats soup [closed]

I have recently watched the film and read the trivia from IMDb, but i can't remember the title of the movie. The movie, that i am referring has an opening scene, completely irrelevant to the movie. A ...
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Guy meets old friend, tries to steal valuable item from the friends house [closed]

Plot The protagonist and his girl are in a small town, when the protagonist meets an old friend of his. He somehow convinces his friend to let him take care of his house (housesitting). Along the way ...
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Husband decides to divorce her for a younger female, she doesn't let him leave, they end up together [closed]

Which is that movie? The husband tries to leave a letter to his wife, saying that it's over and they will get a divorce. However, the wife returns sooner that he thought and catches him as he was ...
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Movie about a toy factory and war toys? [closed]

I'm looking for a movie about a toy factory. From what I remember, it was about competing sides making toys - one side made violent war toys and the others made nice friendly ones. The makers of the ...
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80s - 90s Movie about school siege [closed]

I saw this film in my childhood. Some group of terrorist enter the school (boys' school i guess) and capture the school. the boss of the group has watch in which he will use that to trigger the bomb ...
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Alien artefact on spaceship turns crew member into a killer [closed]

I remember seeing a movie around 2000-2005 on the premium channels (HBO, Showtime, etc.). I believe that it had a wide release, but I'm not sure. It was American, in English, and in color. The ...
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90's action movie about two guys running away from evil organisation [closed]

First of all some information before I go on to write the stuff I remember. I have watched this movie two times, both times it was on some random TV channel. First time I watched it was about 10 years ...
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People's memories edited for funeral display [closed]

Looking for a movie probably from the 90's, maybe 00's; almost certainly American, where the protagonist (?) has a job of compiling something like "best-of reels" of dead people's memories as part of ...
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What is the name of this Danish award-winning indie drama? [closed]

Media: Movie (live-action, feature length) Date of release/watch: I watched it a couple of years ago, it's a guess but post-2000 seems safe (could be late 90s) Plot summary: A wealthy upper class ...
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2000's Apocalyptic movie - man in a vault finds a butterfly? [closed]

I remember the plot going something like this: A society of people are living underground in a vault. After a while, when the main character (white, male) is instructed to go to a class or something, ...
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Movie about a girl who had another different life when she dreamed [closed]

I saw this movie a while ago in TV (I think it's a movie, but I'm not sure if it was a series episode, or a short-film), and I don't even remember in which language (not sure if English, because is ...
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Father son and daughter on camping trip and father dies [closed]

I remember watching this back in the 80's on HBO I think. Father, son and daughter I think are canoeing. They stop for the night and set up camp. The young son goes off hunting. The girl and father ...
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Romantic French movie about a gay guy acting in love with a girl for the sake of his parents? [closed]

I watched this movie a very long time ago, it's possible this movie came out in late 90's or beginning of 00's. Movie language is French. The first scene of the movie is a family gathering.there's ...
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A Frankenstein Bride type movie [closed]

I have never been able to figure out which movie I saw, must have been early 70's on TV. I was very young and it scared the beejeezus out of me. May be black and white. Dr Frankenstein creates a ...
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Comedy-Horror movie about an apocalyptic world [closed]

I watched this movie last year on T.V. English, in colour. There were three people, two males and a woman. One man and the woman were both scientists. They seem to be out at an amusement when they ...
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Cartoon movie where a kid travels to another world [closed]

I remember, from my chilhood (on the early 2000's but I think it can be older), I saw a movie where a child would travel to another world, or maybe he was from there and went to another place, or ...
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Fantasy Movie - Man who wants revenge [closed]

I can't remember the year it came out but it is in color and definitely not something from the 90s and the language is English. It starts out with a field, I think it was burned down, and a man is ...
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90s non-English spoken Demonology film from Europe; black mist, girl in a tub and guy at the library [closed]

I come asking for your help because I want to know the name of a European horror film that I’ve been searching for almost three years and that nobody seems to know about. I believe that this movie was ...
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A not-so-well-known movie on virtual reality [closed]

I remember some ten years ago I watched an old western movie about virtual reality similar to "Matrix" and "The Thirteenth Floor". In the movie, a computer game designer (or player?) lives in a ...
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What movie opens with two scorpions fighting each other? [closed]

It is an American movie, not older than 20 years. The opening credits is a fight between two CGI scorpions, I believe on a desert road. The opening credits end when one of the scorpions win, but then ...
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Claymation with real eyes [closed]

I remember seeing a stop-motion animated short film a year or two ago on the Internet (I think either YouTube or Vimeo). The most memorable thing about it was that the characters were animated but had ...
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Movie about a chef couple and a little girl [closed]

I watched this movie a year ago. I don't remember the name nor the actors in it. Plot details: The movie revolves around a woman (female lead) who is the head chef at a restaurant. She is well ...
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Movie about a teenage boy who commits vigilantism, the twist is his perception is skewed [closed]

I'm trying to find a movie I watched on Netflix a few years ago. There was teenager in a largish city who started to get involved in vigilantism (stopping muggings, saving girls in dark alleys, ...
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Identify movie about a mother and daughter trapped in their home due to a break in [closed]

Sometime in high school, I stumbled upon a movie on a hotel tv while flipping channels. I would have come across this movie around the 2009-2011 time period. I only saw one chunk of the movie, as I ...

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