Questions tagged [identify-this-movie]

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Movie where jury gets swapped just before a trial begins? [closed]

I was having a chat this morning about jury duty and I thought of a scene from a film. The set up is that whoever is being tried in this case has the jury paid off, and the prosecutor or cops ...
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Movie about a bridge accident, people dying horribly and premonition [closed]

I saw a short fragment of a movie I would like to identify. Warning: graphic descriptions follow. The film is contemporary, as far as I remember the cars were from the 90'. Set in the US. The ...
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Could not name the movie. Involves drilling into the earth crust but ended up somewhere else [closed]

I recall when I was young (in the late 1980's) I saw a snippet of this movie in full-colour, but I can not remember the entire film nor the title. Now I am older, I wish to know what the movie was ...
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Movie where a guy can see what is going to happen in next 2 minutes [closed]

I was watching a movie on a local cable channel, which doesn't display the name of the movie until the end. The movie was about a guy who has some power to see what is going to happen in the next 2 ...
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Horror movie about a mask that turned people into demons [closed]

When I was a kid, I was subjected to a horror movie that I was probably too young to watch and it scared the pants off me. I remember the plot quite vividly. A cinema screening was showing a ...
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Looking for movie with quote “People who sit at home and watch sitcoms… those people are dead” [closed]

I saw a movie around 2000 (which would've been made within 5 years or so of this year) where I heard the line "People who sit at home and watch sitcoms... those people are dead" - this is paraphrase. ...
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80's/90's Movie with B-52 crew in flight on mission to (possibly) bomb Russia? [closed]

I think the movie was about some sort of cold-war brinkmanship. There was a B-52 bomber heading towards Russia, and they were not sure if they were going to drop the bombs or if the whole situation ...
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Post-apocalyptic movie, non-English, with a depressing ending [closed]

Around five years ago I saw a pretty average post-apocalyptic, non-English (I think), movie with one of the most depressing endings I've seen. But I can't remember the name and Google is failing me, ...
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Movie in which time is money [closed]

I saw this movie on an American PBS station, I think in the late '70s or early '80s. The premise was very similar to the Justin Timberlake film "In Time". Time is used as currency, and people die ...
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If you commit a crime your punishment is premature aging [closed]

I remember seeing a movie back when I was a kid that revolved around the idea of a punishment that revolved around "age payment." If you committed a horrendous crime, rather than lock you up, they ...
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Sci-fi movie about a laser weapon that eventually selfdestructs [closed]

Looking for a movie I watched about ten years ago. Main story line: not much I remember, but one of the main characters is a kid whose dad got locked up in some kind of weird brain research ...
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What was that horror movie where a priest is chopping a chocolate bar? [closed]

There was this old horror film, maybe around the 90s or late 80s, where in one scene, a priest or someone in a church was in a table chopping a piece of a Snickers bar, or chocolate. In the blurred ...
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Show with car going over cliff into the (actual) Grand Canyon [closed]

I was at the Grand Canyon last week and did a tour of the west rim. During the tour, one of the guides pointed to the bottom of the cliff and there was (what appears to be) a mangled up car that is ...
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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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Thriller where woman has the memories of a murdered woman? [closed]

Time Frame, Etc. I borrowed this movie from the library on DVD sometime in the mid-2000s. Most likely 2005-2007. I'm not sure of the actual release date, but it felt contemporary, and I am fairly ...
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Looking for 80s-90s film with reptilian aliens featuring a man trying to rescue a teenaged girl [closed]

I'm 30 years old now. I remember when I was very young, likely age < 10, I watched this horror movie with this ending. I did not watch this movie from theater but on TV, so it could be purchased ...
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Heist movie where a guy uses camouflage and fails [closed]

This movie dates to before 2000. It is about a heist, if I recall correctly, a diamond is the objective. The particular scene I remember is one guy using a camouflage to blend with the floor of the ...
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“There are two kinds of people” quote [closed]

I'm trying to remember the title of a movie that had this quote (or something very similar) in it, can anyone help? "there are two kinds of people in this world, those who bend facts to fit beliefs,...
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English horror film where mice kill people with scissor like weapons [closed]

I watched this movie a while ago, and this is what I remember from it: Necessary Details: The movie was in English Based on horror The horror side of things were mice that killed people with weapons ...
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Movie where stranded people kill (but not eat) a person to survive famine [closed]

I've seen this movie between 2006 and 2007 on cable TV. I am not sure but the protagonist could be Robin Williams . In the movie, a group of people are struggling to survive famine. And they come up ...
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Movie where Peter Lorre asks, “Can I kill him? Can I kill him now, boss?” [closed]

I know this is a bit on the trivial end, but I'm trying to locate a movie for reference in something I'm writing. I know I've seen this somewhere, and I can't place it. I don't think I saw the ...
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Late 90's/early 00's movie about a revolutionary leader and an agent hunting him [closed]

I do not have actors' names for the movie for which I am searching. I think it was done in the late 1990's or early 2000's. In the first scene a truck on a country/road in a Latin American country ...
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Late 90s - Early 2000s first-person-shot thriller [closed]

People who love movies always have a set of both the best and the worst movies they've ever seen. For me, I'm pretty sure this is the worst of the worst I've seen, but I really can't remember it's ...
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Movie where babysitter gets electrocuted in the kitchen [closed]

Sorry, I don't have many details to go on for this one, but I recall watching a movie on TV during my childhood (i.e. 1993-2000) where a young, pretty babysitter is in the kitchen and the floor ...
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TV news-station, San Diego, late 1970s, reporting news vs. selling sensation [closed]

I'm looking for an American movie from the 1970s - probably mid to late. It's set at a TV news-station (or possibly, the news-section of a TV-station) in San Francisco San Diego. It's about the ...
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Teen comedy movie from the 80's or 90's with a piano teacher [closed]

I've been looking for a movie I watched as a kid, probably from the 80's but it could be from early 90's or even before the 80's, like late 70's. It was a movie that, from what I remember, the ...
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Movie about a woman cutting the private part of a man who is a womanizer [closed]

There's a man who has a story as womanizer and probably has done some rapes. He is a white man with a short black mustache. He's about 40. There's a blond woman about 40 who seems to pay a visit to ...
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Weird British movie with zombie creatures in a fog [closed]

Driving me nuts for years, but I watched a movie probably 25 years ago that was really weird. All I remember is: I'm pretty sure it was British or some other European film. There was a town that was ...
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Two lovers who met on a train & met again 10 years still in love & with a 9-year old daughter [closed]

I saw this film on TV in the 1980s. Two young people met on a train and fell in love. They wanted to marry each other. However, the man's father had already arranged that he marry his partner's ...
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Black & White time travel movie that ends with a repeating time loop [closed]

I am looking for a black and white science fiction movie that I watched a couple of times on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon in the early to mid 1960's on local Los Angeles television. The movie was ...
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Movie where aliens ally themselves with humans and win war with human technology [closed]

My friend, who doesn't know English, is trying to find a movie. An alien species is in a war, and has allied itself with humanity. The aliens supplied the humans with spaceships, but they used human ...
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A white priest and a black ex-cop work together to solve a big heist [closed]

I saw this one on TV while I was sitting in a motel room in the mid-1990s. I was in the USA, and the movie was in English and set in an American city. I think I only saw the first 30 or 40 minutes' ...
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Identify this movie about bugs in space [closed]

I remember this movie about a group of people in a spaceship attacked by a bug colony. Finally, they crash land in an alien planet with weird plantation. There's also a weird aurora. The bug looks ...
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Movie about an apocalypse and five people [closed]

I watched this comedy (?) movie on T.V. no more than 5 years ago. Here's all I remember. The movie's protagonist was a guy, who left his college dorm and took to the roads after some apocalyptic ...
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Post-apocalyptic movie with a man and his dog. Spends his time making traps for zombies [closed]

I think it was released in about 2011/2012. There is a man and a dog in an abandoned city, with skyscrapers and everything. I think he is trying to get to his family or something. In the city also ...
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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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A movie about a cannibalistic football team [closed]

I watched this movie last year, and I think it was released much earlier. Most of the movie is set in a mountainiously snowy landscape, in the Atacama. The airplane of a football (I think) team from ...
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Siblings move in with creepy uncle [closed]

I remember watching this movie when I was a boy and all I remember of it is that these two children brothers and sister have to move in with their creepy uncle in a mansion, and someone died after ...
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Comedy movie, alien report on human sexuality [closed]

It is over 20 years since I saw this so please forgive my lack of detail in the memory. The movie was based on a alien civilizations report on human sexuality. It followed the developing ...
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Imaginary friend from childhood returns when a young woman is in trouble [closed]

It is where a young woman has an emotional crisis in her life, with her cheating boyfriend and controlling mother. And her imaginary friend from when she was little comes back and causes more chaos ...
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Identify a mystery movie about foreknowledge of memory loss [closed]

I'm trying to remember this movie. Hopefully someone can help me out. There's this guy who had severe memory loss, but somehow he knew it was going to happen ahead of time, and he had planted clues ...
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Movie about a hotel staff witnessing human organ transplant in one of the rooms [closed]

I saw this movie back in 2006. It could have been released before that date. I think it is a British movie (not Hollywood). Colored. The one scene I remember is a lady (prostitute) walking out of the ...
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Movie about a scientist inventing a formula that is wanted by a company [closed]

I watched a movie during my time at the Dentist, but only caught the last ~30 mins of it. It was about some scientist & how a man/ CEO/ company/ organization wants his invention. This was what ...
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Identify the movie where a cartoonist turns into an animation [closed]

I remember a movie, probably italian or some similar latin language, where a cartoonist is slowly transformed into an animated character. It was released, I think, in the same decade as Who Framed ...
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Boy in a toilet talking to an evil insect-like creature [closed]

I watched a movie approx 5/6 years ago on TV and I don't remember its name and watched it only for 5 minutes. Now I want to watch it in full but do not know its name or any other detail. I only ...
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London gangster movie that came after Lock-Stock [closed]

I'm trying to find a British gangster movie, which at the time I thought might be another Lock stock and two smoking barrels. I walked out of the cinema early on so I only have a vague description. ...
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From which film did they use this younger Alec Baldwin in 30 Rock? [closed]

In Season 4 Episode 7 of 30 Rock, various cast members walk in front of a HD camera which then shows alternate versions of each person. For Alec Baldwin it shows him much younger, and this looks like ...
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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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College/Teen movie where they drug a hot teachers chocolate then watch her through a two-way mirror [closed]

I've been racking my brain for many years trying to figure out what movie this was from, you can probably understand just how hard it has been to try to Google this when I only remember a few scenes ...
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The title of an English-spoken apocalyptic movie which features a large circuit of criminal-related trade in virtual reality experiences (pre 2000s) [closed]

I would like to ask if this can make anybody guess the title of a movie which was presumably published before the year 2000. The elements which I think to remember about it, are as follows: English-...

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