Questions tagged [plot-explanation]

Seeking to understand a story plot better, or to clear up confusion about certain aspects or plot points.

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Why did Tallahassee shoot his alcohol bottle?

In Zombieland Double Tap (2019), Tallahassee tossed his alcohol bottle up in the air, aimed his gun quickly and shot it, then turned and proceeded to kill the zombie: Columbus: It was good. You ...
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What is the significance of this song in 1917?

In the World War 1 movie 1917, when Lance Corporal Schofield washes ashore the river, he hears a person singing a song. He then advances towards the voice and finds a number of soldiers sitting around ...
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How does Aaron know where Marta lived in the Bourne Legacy?

Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner) arrives in the nick of time to save Marta Shearing (Rachel Weisz) when she is about to be killed by assassins, but how could Cross possibly have known where Marta lived?
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Why did Will trade his medal for wine?

I saw 1917. I am a not a native english speaker and had to watch it in OV without subtitles, and I had dificulty understanding everything during some scenes because of the british accents. There is ...
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What evidence is there that Zac commits suicide [duplicate]

Why do people keep saying Zac committed suicide in the beginning of The Quiet Earth I keep watching the start of the film and can see nothing that would cause this conclusion. Please clarify why ...
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How can there be a baby Yoda in “The Mandalorian” when the Empire hasn't been formed yet?

In the first episode of The Mandalorian, the bounty hunter finds "baby Yoda", who is apparently 50 years old. There are also Stormtroopers in the episode. He also says Empire credits are no good. How ...
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Why did Iron Man use reverse psychology on Thanos? [closed]

Thanos said "I am inevitable" and he almost wiped out his planet. Then Iron Man said he was Iron Man and wiped out Thanos' planet. I have watched Endgame a million times and I still don't get it. ...
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Why was this Brad Pitt's only objective in Ad Astra?

Early on in Ad Astra, Brad Pitt's character is told "Major, we would like you to send a personal message on Mars by secure laser to what we hope is the Lima Project." Then, he travels to Mars to ...
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Hadn't Barney already won the belt?

In How I Met Your Mother, we all remember that Barney and Ted made a bet for a belt to see who will able to do a threesome first. So when Ted's wedding day (not the actual but with Stella which was ...
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Why did this character go unpunished?

In one of the final episodes of the second season of Sex Education, a very serious crime is committed involving a book of notes: Now, the ethical and legal status of the notes themselves are at least ...
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Where did all the Mandalorian gear come from?

In the final episode of The Mandalorian season 1, Din Djarin finds the Armorer surrounded by a pile of armor. She claims some of the Mandalorian have escaped off-world, but it is a big pile, and there ...
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Had the Devons advanced outside British controlled territory?

Why was the route taken by Blake and Schofield in 1917 considered the best possible route to reach the Devons to deliver the order to stop the attack? They had to go through No Man's Land, through an ...
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Why does Padmé cry during Order 66?

When Order 66 is just finishing in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, we see C-3PO inform Padmé that Anakin has arrived at the Jedi Headquarters and that he has just killed the young Jedi ...
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What happened to the virus that scanned for insecurities?

In Ralph Breaks the Internet there was a black color snake like virus with one eye. What happened to it? Was it a plothole?
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Why did Kim mark one location “confirmed”?

In mystery thriller film Searching (2018), Kim contacted his missing daughter’s friends so he can know where they were when his daughter went missing. He wrote their locations on a google sheets, ...
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About Sophie's background in The Da Vinci Code

I was trying to understand the movie The Da Vinci Code. It shows that Sophie Neveu is the last descendant of Jesus Christ. I am trying to understand how after 2000+ years later there can be only one....
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Why did Blake fire his flare gun?

Not long after LCpl. Blake He and Schofield get into an argument about continuing on with their perilous journey. It's obvious Schofield is upset about being picked for their dangerous mission to ...
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How did Blake get to this place?

Sorry about the vague subject line, but it's the best I could think of that wasn't a spoiler for 1917. At the end of the movie, Schofield meets up with Tom Blake's brother (Joseph), safe and ...
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How could Ronan the Accuser be killed by the Power Stone if he is immortal?

In Guardians of the Galaxy, you see the titular Guardians kill Ronan the Accuser on Xandar using the Power Stone. But if he's an immortal entity, shouldn't that mean it can't phase him?
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How was Gustavo Gaviria able to appear in this scene?

I watched Narcos a long time ago, but I know that Gustavo Gaviria is killed by police after he gets caught. However, Pablo Escobar later talks with Gustavo on the bench when he goes out to the ...
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How did Cobb recognize he was dreaming the first time he and Mal went to Limbo?

In the movie Inception, we know it's not posible to know what was Cobb's totem (by this question). However, we know that he planted in Mal's mind the idea that the Limbo was not real, and that's why ...
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What does the dream scene signify in The Revenant?

In the dream that Hugh Glass has in The Revenant it is shown that some men came and burnt all of the village. Glass killed one of the officers. Glass' wife was also killed. At some point a church is ...
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Some questions about the tavern scene in Inglorious Basterds

If Hammersmark had to meet the Basterds, why not at her or even someone else's private residence? Why at a public tavern? Also, why did the three Basterds meeting with her have to impersonate army ...
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What is the purpose of this scene shown at the beginning?

At the beginning of the Pet Sematary (2019) movie, there's a car parked in front of a house with one door open. There seems to be a blood trail that leads to the front door. Then the scene ...
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Why does Murdock ask for directions to Berlin?

In the A-Team movie, the A-Team are heading to Frankfurt in a plane with a tank and are shot down. After emerging in the tank from a lake, Murdock asks a local for directions to Berlin. Why not to ...
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What does Tyrell Wellick find at the end of Mr Robot S04E04?

Spoilers Ahead! At the end of Mr Robot Season 4 Episode 4, its pretty much given that Tyrell Wellick goes off into the woods to die. He's been shot and tells the others to go on without him. However ...
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What was in his shoe?

In The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot the old version of the character keeps stopping to shake something out of his shoe. Nothing comes out. Near the end of the movie he finally shakes ...
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Why didn't Mousesack have to drink the water?

When Ciri and Dara entered Brokilon forest in The Witcher, the dryads were adamant that everyone who enters the forest has to drink the water of Brokilon. If they were of ill intent, the waters would ...
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In Money Heist Part 2 - Episode 9, why does Nairobi say she hates Berlin?

While trying to pull out the escape in Money Heist S02E09 Nairobi reminds Berlin that they were all supposed to go together. Berlin then replies, someone has to hold the fort, and that he was the ...
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In BTTF, Did Marty make his first jump in the Twin Pines car park on purpose?

When Marty goes for 2nd gear at the beginning of Back to the Future, he accidentally turns on the time circuits in the DeLorean for the first time, then switches it off again when he goes into 3rd. ...
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In Doctor Sleep why did Billy attack the True Knots?

In Doctor Sleep when Dan and Billy attack the True Knots with guns, why was Billy willing to shoot and kill people who he never met? He generally seemed like a nice person and didn't even given them ...
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In Doctor Sleep what makes the True Knots so dangerous?

In Doctor Sleep I don't get how the True Knots pose such a great threat. They can get killed in normal ways, such as gun fire or crashing a car. Why didn't they involve the police? The True Knots did ...
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Why does Paul Blart yell “Hefeweizen” (english wheat beer) in Mall Cop?

In the movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop – I think part 2 – there's a scene where Kevin James is chased by a bird. He then yells "Hefewizen" to scare away the animal: Get away from me. Hefeweizen! The ...
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Why doesn't it show many Taxi Drivers waiting at the harbour?

In the movie Triangle, since the same thing happens again and again, bodies of Sally, many written copies, bodies of crashed sea gulls are found in the same place. In the climax, the taxi driver is ...
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Are all Ricks immortal?

In the Rick and Morty season 4 premiere, we find out that although Rick C-137 "axed" the Phoenix protocol, his consciousness can be rerouted into alternate realities. Given the fact that there are ...
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In the tv show Money Heist, what was the impact of changing masks?

In Season 1, Episode 6, the one with the surgeons entering the mint thinking they're gonna somehow find the thieves and hostages. Right after they ran out they ran to the Inspector General saying that ...
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The Shining Food Locker Scene [duplicate]

In The Shining, how did Jack make it out of the food storage locker? Earlier, Wendy locked him in. Delbert Grady is an evil spirit roaming the Overlook Hotel. If Delbert Grady is only an evil spirit, ...
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Whose life did Yennefer ruin according to Tissaia?

In the 7th episode of The Witcher Tissaia de Vries meets Yennefer in Aretuza and says: You ruined one life. Stop there. Whose life did Tissaia refer to?
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What kind of maze was Dom looking for in Inception?

In Inception, Dom gives Ariadne two minutes to make a maze that takes one minute to solve. Why was the maze with concentric circles "more like it". What was Dom looking for exactly? Why were the other ...
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What happens to Tyrell in the woods?

At the end of Mr.Robot S4E4, ...is never shown and he is never seen again for the rest of the series including the finale. What happened to him? Has there been anything (eg. interviews, blogs, ...
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Why did Sergeant Han ask that question?

In Skyscraper (2018), Sergeant Han describes Will Sawyer’s wife Sarah to Inspector Wu: Sergeant Han: His wife was a navy surgeon. She did three tours in Afghanistan. The family's been residing in ...
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The true fear of Count Dracula

When Van Helsing explains what truly scares Count Dracula in the 2020 TV-series, she says it's something that explains all his "smaller" fears or restrictions: fear of the cross fear of the Sun ...
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Explanation of the blood on Marta Cabrera's shoe

In Knives Out, it is absolutely not clear where the drop of blood on Marta Cabrera's shoe come from?
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Why did the Son Of Loki stop attacking Luke in The Ritual?

When Luke was chased down by the creature (called Son of Loki) in the movie The Ritual, I can't understand why the creature stopped attacking Luke when he fell to the ground and the creature made this ...
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What does “it” refer to?

At the pre climax scene of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019), before being attacked by a group of hippies, Rick spoke to his dog Brandy: Rick: Hey. I am doing the best I can under the ...
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Significance of psychedelic drug use in Bacurau

In the Brazilian movie Bacurau, inhabitants of the fictional town are shown to be taking some kind of drug, that is later referred to as "a powerful psychotropic drug" by one of the protagonists. The ...
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How did Brianna recognise her mother's ring?

Spoiler alert: Stop reading now if you haven't seen season 4. Soon after Brianna goes back in time to find her parents, she notices a distinctive ring in the possession of Stephen Bonnet 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 did Marmee see in the man when she is volunteering?

In the new Little Women (2019) adaptation by Greta Gerwig there is a scene where Marmee (played by Laura Dern) is volunteering. In that scene a man shows up and tells her he lost all four of his sons ...
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Why do the guards in The Grand Budapest Hotel shoot at each other?

When the bad guy (I don't remember his name) shoots at Gustave and Zero, the soldiers having rooms on Gustave's side come out and shoot at the bad guy which is understandable. Then for some reason the ...