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Where did Samantha go? [duplicate]

At the end of the movie Her (2013), Scarlett Johansson's character Samantha the OS leaves Joaquin Phoenix's character Theodore stating that she and all the other OS personalities are going. Even Amy ...
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How did the military build Skynet after the information was destroyed?

How did the military build Skynet in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines given that all the information was destroyed in the second film?
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Does Mordo know of zealots and Kaecilius using dark energy?

In Doctor Strange, does Mordo actually know beforehand that Kaecilius and them would have much higher control of the mirror dimension? I ask because of the scene where Strange locks himself Mordo, ...
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Why did he start falling from the building?

Maybe a third of the way through Venom (2018), when Venom/Eddie was at the very top of the building that seemed to be where Anne's (Eddie's ex-girlfriend) office was, an airplane flew by and Venom/...
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Family History of Drax The Destroyer

OK, so in Guardians of the Galaxy, Drax joins the party in the hope that he will get to face off against Ronan the Accuser, whom he holds directly responsible for killing his wife and child. Indeed, ...
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Why did Cooper leave at the end?

In Interstellar, why does Cooper leave to go find Brand at the end of the movie? There's no wormhole for him to travel through. Without the wormhole he can't get to her, otherwise someone would've ...
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How did Elsa ransack the rooms and provide a credible story in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade?

Indy says at the castle, "... (Elsa) Ransacked her own room and I fell for it." From this we're supposed to accept that Elsa ransacked the rooms (including her own) to try and find the Grail ...
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Why did Mrs. Baker slap Doughboy, not Ricky and why did she ignore Doughboy when he asked her why she hit him?

In Boyz n the Hood (1991), when Ricky and Doughboy are fighting and when Mrs. Baker comes out to break the fight, why did she hit Doughboy, not Ricky and when Doughboy asked why she hit him, why did ...
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Why did police hang the boy in the story Fagin told Oliver?

In Roman Polanski's "Oliver Twist" (2005), in the morning when Fagin has brought Oliver breakfast to the bedroom he locked him in for the night he tells Oliver that he caused him and the other boys ...
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Would Malekith have been disappointed in the results of using Aether/Reality Stone without the others? [on hold]

In Infinity War, we've seen several examples of how the effects of the Reality Stone (or Aether as depicted in Thor Dark World) seem to not take effect permanently. Malekith seemed to think "the ...
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Why does the Mind Stone still affect Vision after Shuri spent all that time separating it?

In Avengers: Infinity War Shuri was tasked with separating the mind stone from Vision, and was doing it during the Wakanda battle with Proxima Midnight, Cull Obsidian, and the Outrider army. Mid ...
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What did Walt mean to tell Jesse

In Breaking Bad, Season 2, later on after giving the 480K to Jesse, Walt goes round to his house once more and finds Jesse high, asleep next to Jane, then witnesses her throwing up and choking to ...
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Why Wasn't Lonnegan Surprised That Hooker Was Still Alive?

In The Sting Lonnegan had a professional hit-woman, Loretta, work at the diner that Hooker frequently visited so that she could kill him. I'm guessing that with the bet ready to go the next day, ...
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How is Jerry Maguire doing this after he gets fired?

I recently re-watched "Jerry Maguire" on Amazon Prime, and there is one scene that confuses me (I was a kid when the movie came out so I didn't notice this then.) Bob Sugar, Maguire's "protege", ...
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Ego's power on Thanos Snap [on hold]

If Star-Lord haven't killed Ego and Ego went silent, will Thanos snap work on Peter even if he is a god as said by Ego?
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Why did Brian stand in front of the subway train the first time he took NZT?

In the Limitless pilot, when evading the police in the subway, Brian jumps on the tracks, calculates that there's an 80%-90% chance the train will stop on time if the driver sees him, and he kept ...
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How does the clone trooper recognize Darth Sidious to execute Order 66?

During the film Star Wars: Revenge the Sith we see Darth Sidious talking with Commander Cody for the execution of Order 66. But how does the Commander know that "the dude" with the hoodie was ...
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How does 'Agent Doe' end up where he does in Predestination?

In the movie Predestination, one of the pre-climax scenes shows that the barkeep (Agent Doe) turns into the Fizzle Bomber by killing his future self. This is described in the timeline on the main ...
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What happened to the other symbiotes in Venom?

After Drake died with Riot in Venom, the symbiotes were still in Drake's lab. So what happened to them? Are they disposed or sent back to space?
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Why did the little girl lie about Lucas?

In The Hunt (2012) I didn't understand why the little girl told lies about Lucas. Is it just a random thing?
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Was Dominika really that cold-blooded?

In "Red Sparrow (2018)", Jennifer Lawrence's character kills two people in cold blood before both the hotel incident and joining the secret agency. What those people did to her was unforgivable- ...
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What was Ryan holding near the start of Doctor Who S11E1?

In Series 11, Episode 1 of Doctor Who, entitled "The Woman Who Fell To Earth", there's a scene near the start with Ryan holding an object. Here's a screen clip taken a little over 3 minutes from the ...
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Why did Alex's house have an dumbwaiter?

In Home Alone 3 (1997), why did Alex's house have a dumbwaiter? What kind of house has a dumbwaiter?
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What was the monster's motivation in “Await Further Instructions”?

In the recent horror film Await Further Instructions (2018), a family is trapped in their house by a mysterious barrier, which is later to be revealed to be part of some kind of strange monster which ...
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Why did the accessories (clothings, masks, equipments, etc.) vanish along the person? [duplicate]

Everyone knows that the snap of Thanos at the end of Avengers: Infinity War ended the lives of half of all organisms in the Universe. But why did their accessories turn to dust along with the owner? ...
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What happened to Mrs. Teavee?

In the Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, after an Oompa Loompa takes Mike Teavee (inside his Mother's Purse) to the Taffy Pulling Room, Mrs. Teavee faints and then two Oompa Loompas drag her ...
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Why was Ddub unhappy with Luke at the end?

In the season 2 finale of Luke Cage, back in the barbershop, why is Ddub unhappy with Luke pushing out all the mob bosses from Harlem? Why does he threat to buy Pop's place and end up doing so?
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Why did Aku allow aliens to stay on planet Earth, but he does not allow anyone to get off from planet Earth?

In the Samurai Jack episode Jack in space I saw that Jack went with a cruise in their ship just to help them to get off, but there was a space blockade, where Aku’s drones attacked the ship. But ...
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Crew members' influence on The Office

In the Negotiation episode of The Office, Roy tries to attack Jim and Dwight intervenes in the fight and stops it using pepper spray. Meanwhile in Vandalism episode Frank tries to attack Pam, and ...
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What is the significance of the book in Mission Impossible:Fallout?

In the movie Mission: Impossible - Fallout Ethan Hunt gets the mission details in Homer's Odyssey. Why no other book? Is there any significance to using that specific book?
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What happened when the ark hit the mountain with a fast speed?

At the end of the movie 2012, when one of the big ships was a few meters behind the mountain, they went with a very fast speed and hit the mountain. And then it says something like Day 27, Month 12,...
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Was Aku created? If yes, who created him and granted him powers?

The Wiki says: ”Aku was the main antagonist of the series Samurai Jack. Born from a cosmic of black mass darkness…” Samurai Jack, Wiki. Did Aku always exist? Or was he created? Who gave him ...
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Why did Parthavi's father not resort to honor killing in Dhadak?

Honor killing is murdering a family member that has brought shame or dishonor upon the family, community or religion. Caste system is alive in India & across castes, a women's conduct is given ...
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Why is Sméagol from Lord of the Rings talking to himself alone?

When I watched one of the Lord of the Rings films (don't remember which one), I saw Sméagol talking to himself and it made me feel uncomfortable. Why does Sméagol talk to himself?
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What event led to Eddie Brock leaving New York City

In the movie Venom, Eddie Brock and his fiancée Anne discuss an event that caused him to leave New York during a date. They lightly allude to the situation from different perspectives, one saying he ...
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Why did Cap lose his temper in Avengers?

We all know Tony was the arrogant one among the Avengers from the very start. He was always about himself, considered himself above all, etc. Cap, on the other hand, is the ideal man, he carries his ...
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Frankie gives Maggie a “boxer name”. Why do we not know the meaning before the end?

I want to understand why Frankie didn't give the meaning of "Mo Cuishle" before the end of the movie. Can someone explain this?
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Why did Helmut Zemo target only James Buchanan Barnes and not 5 other Winter Soldiers?

We saw in Captain America: Civil War that Zemo used Bucky as a means to make the Avengers crumble from within. When Tony saw the footage he was enraged and the Avengers literally broke up. All I ...
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When did Alonzo decide to do what he did to Jake?

In Training Day, did Alonzo always plan on having Jake killed by Smiley? After the scene where he kills Roger, he appears to still be trying to win Jake over to seeing his side of things; that they ...
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How did Will stay alive?

Will was pulled into the upside down by the Demogorgon in Stranger Things. How did he manage to escape it and then evade it for a week?
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How or when does Bucky get super human qualities?

In Captain America: Civil War, Bucky apparently can run as fast as enhanced Steve Rogers. I don’t remember anything specific about how Bucky gets extra power beyond the bionic arm (which, I’m ...
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How does Captain America know who killed Tony Stark’s parents? [duplicate]

How would Captain America know anything about any incidents by Bucky when operating as Winter Soldier? At the end of Captain America: Civil War, after seeing the video of the Winter Soldier killing ...
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Why did the troglodytes come to Bright Hope?

The movie Bone Tomahawk (2015) is about a tribe of Native American cannibals who kidnap a local woman and deputy from an old west town Bright Hope, prompting a search and rescue party by the sheriff ...
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How did Dominika know the outcome when she initiated her plan?

Dominika frames her uncle Evan as a the mole in Red Sparrow. I get it that she did all that as she was angry with her uncle. What I don't get is: She didn't know the name of the actual traitor till ...
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John Carpenter's The Thing - What were the lights?

In The Thing, there's a scene where Dr. Blair, played by Wilford Brimley, is examining what I believe is the first half-alien, half-human victim. The scene switches to showing the harsh weather ...
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Why would Yen suffocate/get caught if they didn't cut the power? [duplicate]

So I was rewatching Ocean's Eleven the other day and something occurred to me.. Why exactly did they have to cut the power within 30 minutes to prevent Yen from suffocating? Yen didn't get out of the ...
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Why does Nicolas Cage's character laugh at guy's name in Bad Lieutenant?

In Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans Terence (played by Nicolas Cage) finds the name of one of the guy's he's looking for hilarious! The guy is nicknamed G. Every time he mentions it, he laughs ...
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Sense8 S2E11 plot holes [closed]

I started to watch Sense8 recently, knowing that the plot was cut short and concluded in a 2h30 special episode begged by fans, so probably disappointing. But I must admit: I really loved the show. ...
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Why remove boots of dead Nazis and toss about?

During the opening of the Bear Jew scene, the Basterds are removing the socks and boots of dead Nazis and tossing them about the forest area. Is there any reason for that past just further "...
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How did Batman maintain his physique during his exile?

It was shown in beginning of Batman Begins that during his exile (during his days as vagabond/thief) Bruce had nothing to eat and no place to exercise or workout. He could not even afford proper lunch ...