Questions tagged [identify-this-movie]

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Boy sent to a mental asylum for teenagers where he falls in love [closed]

I watched one movie when I was a boy, around 18 years ago maybe and I did not know the name nor the name of any actor, even worse it is not a popular movie. I am asking here because years of googling ...
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What is the name of the movie in which eating and toilet taboos are reversed [closed]

Can anyone identify a (possibly French) film where the cultural taboos about going to the toilet and eating (not at the same time!) are reversed? I remember seeing a scene with someone knocking on a ...
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Comedy movie about 3 software programmers who tried to hack the company's account system [closed]

I saw a Hollywood movie around the year 2001, it is a comedy movie. I forget the movie name, help me to get the name. I can recall few things from the movie: 3 men are involved in the main roles, 2 ...
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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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Name of this somewhat sci-fi but also fantasy movie based on people on bikes with walls coming out behind them? [closed]

There was this one movie I watched ages ago and here are the points of interest: Necessary points of detail not related to any plot: It was in colour It was in English The characters I believe were ...
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Sleeping Beauty and Snow White in the same movie [closed]

This may be a bit different than many identify-this-movie questions, but my five year old daughter's descriptions are about as vague as memories of movies I watched in my childhood, so I think it fits....
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Spy movie where recruits are tested by flooding their dormitory [closed]

There was a movie I watched a couple of years ago, I can not remember the name of it but I remember the following: There was middle aged man who had a watch with the ability to shoot darts from the ...
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A movie in which aliens attack the Earth and destroy it, and then replace it with a new Earth [closed]

I have seen a movie when I was 7 or 8, probably released in the late 90s or early 2000s. Here is the plot which I remember: There is this hero, who is friends with a guy (I don't know the exact ...
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Movie about a guy who uses a notebook to relive and fix horrible accidents that he and his friends caused [closed]

Unfortunately I don't remember much from the movie, since I saw only 30 minutes of it, but I remember few scenes. I will describe the movie as much as possible. Film genre: Fantasy (most likely) Year ...
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Movie about the last man on Earth who loses his glasses and can't read books [duplicate]

I never actually saw the film, instead I remember reading about it (I think on Wikipedia) a long time ago. It's along the lines of a man not having time to read books in general. Something happens ...
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Action movie which shows the story of a terrorist attack on the US president from different characters' perspectives [closed]

Time frame (approx) I have watched this movie around 2008-2009, not sure of actual release date though (maybe 2006-2007 rough guess), watched in DVD Genre Action, Color Movie Plot This movie ...
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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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Identify a movie featuring a mechanical spider [closed]

I would like to know this movie title. Unfortunately, I only remember a little about this movie plot. I watched it around 2008. I think it's an action adventure film. The only plot I remember is a ...
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What is this movie where a father convinces his son that the concentration camp they are in is all just a game? [closed]

I remember watching a very interesting movie, in Italian language class, back in high school. The movie starred a famous Italian comedian, as the father in a Jewish family, during the times of nazi ...
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A girl lost in a strange animated city [closed]

From what I recall, a girl who is about twenty years old finds herself in a strange and gloomy stop-frame animated city. A very distinct scene, which should identify the film, involves the girl ...
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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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A hitman falls in love with a victim girl [closed]

I have seen this movie when I was very young (11 or 12). I am 19 now and I want to know the name of this movie. The movie is obviously produced before the 2000. Genre: Drama. Seen on television. ...
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Looking for a movie of about futuristic city and alien society [closed]

I can't describe the title well.So, maybe it's a bit confusing. Anyway, I am looking for this movie. I watched it maybe around 10-15 years ago. These are what I know about it: Year : I guess it'...
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Looking for a movie about a man in cryostasis trying to escape [closed]

I'm looking for a movie about a man who is dead and put in cryostasis (I think we only know that at the end when he "wakes up" thanks to new technology) During the movie, he always relives the same ...
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Elevator operator tells scary stories, ends up trapped in the mirror [closed]

I'm looking for a movie or TV anthology series. I believe the movie may have come out in the late 1980s to 1999. I watched it with Turkish dubbing and in colour. Possibly American movie. An ...
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Kids find pirate treasure map [closed]

I remember it's a group of 5 or 6 kids who find a map which indicates the position of a treasure, maybe related to a pirate chest. There was a fat boy who ate whipped cream at the beginning directly ...
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Movie where father, mother and son are the same person? [closed]

Does anyone know the name of the movie, where there is a cyclic story line, with a son, who his mother is trying to save or something like that, and happens that the son undergoes a sex change ...
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Help me Identify a recent movie about isolation in the future [closed]

First, this movie is not Surrogates. Second, I will summarize the entire plot of the movie, so spoiler alert. I believe the movie is more recent, and centers on a young man/teen living in world ...
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Man's wife turns back into a monster when he talks about it [closed]

I'd say it's a movie from the 80's or 90's. At one point the main character sees a monster in the street (I'd say at night, in an alley). It's quite a big monster and the monster can talk. They ...
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Thriller movie with woman afraid to leave her apartment [closed]

I watched it in the 90's on TV, the movie or possible TV episode was most probably from the 80's. It was in colour and I'm quite sure it was American. The protagonist was a young woman, living alone ...
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Movie involving a cute blonde woman that fights a dragon [closed]

I'm looking for a movie involving a beautiful blonde woman that fights a dragon. This is what I know about this movie: Year I watched this movie 2-3 years ago. Its CGI is amazing. I guess it's from ...
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Stop-motion animation about a conductor with a large moustache [closed]

I don't have a whole lot to go on here, but I am trying to identify a very old children's VHS. I would have seen the VHS in the very early 90's, but I believe the actual short films were from the 50's ...
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Woman mistakenly orders a hit on herself [closed]

It was a live action film set in the US. I saw the first part of it about 25 years ago on TV. I only saw the first part and am keen to watch the whole thing. The below scenes are all from the first ...
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Movie about deep-sea divers who encounter alien presence on ocean floor [closed]

In this movie, professional divers, or scientists, dive to a very deep portion of the ocean floor, perhaps the Marianas trench. I can't recall the purpose. There is storm and the divers lose contact ...
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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 referencing the three most powerful people in the world [closed]

I'm looking for a movie with over 20 years (probably), that I saw as a child. It is english, in color, probably about submarines and nuclear warheads (in the lines of 'The Hunt For Red October', ...
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How to identify a movie from a screen shot? [closed]

Movie identification questions with only a screen shot are not considered high quality questions, but they are indeed questions. I would like to know what steps can be taken to identify a movie from ...
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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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Movie about people waking up in a locked warehouse without remembering who's a good or a bad guy [closed]

I remember watching this really good movie where there is a group of people who slowly wake up (I think it was after a gas leak) in a locked warehouse. Nobody remembers anything. Then they get a call ...
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Movie about frozen person who wakes up in the future [closed]

I know that there are lots of movies out there about frozen people waking up in the future, but I have looked far and wide for this and haven't been able to find it. (This may be a novel, but I ...
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Movie where various people gain powers such as seeing the future and healing diseases [closed]

In this film, some guys gain powers. I remember that there is one that can see the future, a woman that can heal diseases, and one that can control the milk. The last one becomes evil and kills them ...
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What ('70s cop?) movie is this from? [closed]

Can you identify this film? You can hear him say "...just what..." at ~0:57 in this clip. I guess he's a policeman in a '70s film, and there's a "LT. V..." on the office door window, must be some ...
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Movie that involves half a dozen people from the deep web gathered in a warehouse to see a live killing [closed]

I'm looking for a movie that starts with this woman waiting to be picked up by a blacked out van. She gets thoroughly searched, she is not packing or wired. She is cheeky and says, I'm on my rags, ...
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Identify tongue in cheek movie with exploding heart punch/technique [closed]

I've been trying to find a movie for years on and off. The problem is searching - the keywords return too many potential movies, so am hoping this will jog someone's memory, even though that is a long ...
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What is the name of this movie with (intelligent?) ants? [closed]

I try to remember a movie I saw long time ago on TV. It must be at the beginning of the 90s, possibly the end of the 80s. The movie might be older though. It was something about a scientist ...
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Man pays woman's fare on a bus and falls in love [closed]

I once saw a movie about a man who pays the fare of a woman on a bus. From there he falls in love with the girl. They then become friends, and indulge in many acts of sexual fetish in their ...
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Man tries to kill a group of people with complex traps [closed]

I don't know the name of this horror movie around 2000-2010. English movie. It's a group of people in a place There is a man in a wheelchair, a blonde woman (called Sarah), a black man (called Cole), ...
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Movie about robots from mid to early 2000's [duplicate]

There is a movie that I watched when I was very young (I'm talking around mid-early 2000's), though I can not remember it. But here is what I remember from it: There was a young man that was in this ...
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Puppet-like fantasy characters. Female has wings while male does not [closed]

I'm looking for a fairly old movie. I guess its from somewhere around 1980 to 1990. I was watching the German version of it when I was a kid but don't know if its a British, American or German ...
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Kids that build some sort of space craft [closed]

This movie was about a bunch of kids that were building a type of space ship and they built something that projected a bubble around their craft and this bubble allowed them to travel great distances ...
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Japanese movie about young man living in “blind spot” [closed]

There is a Japanese movie stuck in my head: It's about a young man, who delivers flyers (coupons, advertising maybe?) around the city, and he sometimes breaks into flats and houses that he can see ...
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Movie set in a big city with geeky protagonist and gothic female lead [closed]

Genre I'd say it's a romantic comedy, not quite sure Time Period and Origin I guess, it was made between 1995 and 2000; extended range of 1990-2002, but I'm certain it isn't earlier than 1980 or ...
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Schoolboys sell insurance against canings [closed]

I'm trying to identify a featurette that accompanied Raiders of the Lost Ark at the movies, so I guess I'd have seen it in 1981. From memory, the featurette was set in a British public boarding ...
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Movie with a super intelligent guy who learns Spanish in five minutes from a book and boasts he can levitate things [closed]

!Might say some spoilers! I have been trying to find a movie with a super intelligent guy. I don't remember much from the movie cause I was around 10-12 when I saw it in school (I'm 18 now). Stuff I ...
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A movie about a lot of woman clones with mini skirts [closed]

There were group of women working in a fastfood restaurant with sexy clothes. They're all look alike. They were probably clones. They were Japanese. They slept in a room that looks like a prison. They ...

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