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Magnolia is a 1999 American drama film, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, and starring Tom Cruise and Jason Robards.

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Who is talking to Claudia in the end shot?

In PT Anderson's Magnolia, we learn that Claudia is most likely the victim of sex abuse. She is filled with self-loathing throughout the movie. In the end scene, we see her as we did towards the ...
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How does the gun get back?

In the movie Magnolia, the cop's gun is stolen (I think by that kid who raps). After the rain of frogs, the gun falls to the ground too. Where does the gun come from?
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Significance of the movie title Magnolia?

In Magnolia (1999), all characters struggle to find love but when I type Magnolia in Google it only shows flower images. What does this title signify in reference to film's story? Does it really refer ...
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Both young and old Donnie Smith lives in the same timeline?

In the movie Magnolia there is a scene where the quiz show What do kids know celebrate its 33rd year featuring young Donnie Smith. At the same time Claudia watches the programme (she actually watches ...
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Magnolia Frog Rain

What does the frog rain in Magnolia (1999) mean? I got answers leading to Bible exodus 8:2 which is: "But if you refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite your whole territory with frogs." I know ...
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Did Officer Jim Kurring know that Claudia was a drug addict?

A while back I had a small debate with someone about whether Jim knew Claudia was addicted to drugs and needed help. My interpretation was that he did know and felt he could be her "knight" because ...