Questions tagged [plot-explanation]

Seeking to understand a story plot better, or to clear up confusion about certain aspects or plot points. Please also use the specific tag for the movie or TV series, if it exists.

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Why didn't Tobey tell the police that Julia could confirm Dino was with them before the illegal race?

During the interrogation in Need for Speed, the police state that Dino has two witnesses to verify he wasn't at the race (the one where Pete died), he was someplace else, but Julia and the buyer saw ...
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What does the final shot mean in the Unholy?

In the movie, the Unholy, there are a few occasions where the sculptures of Jesus and Virgin Mary cry blood from their eyes. From what I can recall, most of them make sense: When Alice calls out the ...
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If the curse of sun and moon was a myth then why did it work

In season 2 it is said that Klaus made up the curse of the sun and moon so that others will find the requirements to break the curse. So why were the others suffering from the curse like the vampires ...
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Why did Harley Quinn throw the collar that Joker had given to her when she presumed he is dead? [closed]

In the 2016 film Suicide Squad, Harley was going to be shot by Deadshot; but he deliberately failed and Joker got her in a helicopter. Then Amanda Waller ordered her men to shoot the helicopter down. ...
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What were the circumstances of Agnes' (Oscar's mother's) death?

Regarding the 1979 Oscar winning movie The Tin Drum, is there an explanation for Oscar's mother's death? Agnes is officially married to Alfred, but she has an ongoing affair with her cousin Jan - ...
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How did the ending happen from Neil's perspective?

I am trying to figure out the scene near the finale of Tenet where Neil unlocks the door and gets shot in the face. I can't really see the flow where he opens and holds the door and the protagonist ...
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Why did Lantos help Roy?

Per the Wikipedia article on Ad Astra, Lantos reveals that Clifford's crew had mutinied and tried to return to Earth, causing him to turn off their life-support systems, her parents included. She ...
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Could the fiancée checking out rings sense Malcom?

I first watched The Sixth Sense in the summer of 2000 when I turned 8. Then and now, during the scene where Ana (Malcom's widow) is selling an engagement ring, I felt that she was selling her own ...
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Significance of the door Levee is trying to unlock

In the movie Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Levee character is shown to be always trying to break free from his own self and do something beyond his steady band performer role. He keeps talking about a ...
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Was Berlin a part of the grand setup?

In The Life of David Gale, as the movie ends, you realize that the execution was all planned by Constance and David. What I want to know is: Was Berlin a part of the setup? What leads me to believe ...
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2067 Plot Hole Explanation

In 2067, the main character's father tells him over the phone to go for a walk, seemingly knowing that his mother would be murdered, and that he'd meet the other side character as a result. I think ...
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What is the story behind the Asian female assassin?

Who was the Asian female assassin, playing a prostitute in episode 02 of Deutschland 83? And why did she attack Martin, did she attack him thinking he was a West or East soldier? What's the whole ...
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What happened to the money in Blackhat?

I'm a little late here, I didn't see Blackhat in theatres. Why did he only have about 50 million dollars in the bank at the end? He took 78 million dollars from that bad guy! They should have ...
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Why did fighter jets shoot Steven's helicopter without caring if Steven would survive?

In the series 24, season 3, last minutes of episode 22, catching Steven alive is very important for finding the rest of viruses so why did fighter jets shoot the helicopter without caring if Steven ...
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In Cold Pursuit how was the son involved in the drug trade?

In Cold Pursuit it seems like they never explained why Nels Coxman's son died or how he was involved in the drug trade. Did I miss something? It seems kind of major considering it's what set off all ...
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Why did Hanne choose not to pursue them?

In the ending of Who Am I - Kein System ist sicher, After Hanne Lindberg find out about the trick of Benjamin and his three other teammates (the sugar cube trick), why did she choose not to pursuit ...
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Why did Michael Corleone not forgive his brother Fredo?

In The Godfather: Part II Fredo betrayed Michael by giving Ola and Roth information that helped to make an attempt on Michael's life at his home. Fredo was careless and naive (which Roth used to his ...
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Is Kay lying about her abortion in ‘The Godfather part II?

When she tells Michael she’s leaving him, and he refuses to accept this move, Kay drops the bomb: Oh, Michael. Michael, you are blind. It wasn't a miscarriage. It was an abortion. An abortion, ...
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What was happening at the end of the movie “Run” between Diane and Chloe?

Kept the question generic to not give off any spoilers about the movie Run. SPOILERS BELOW ! So at the ending we see Chloe visiting Diane in a facility where she gives Diane the same pills that she ...
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What does Heck shoot in the ending of “The Zookeeper's Wife”?

Quoting Wikipedia's description of the scene: Heck threatens to shoot Ryszard, ignoring Antonina's pleas as he drags her son away. A shot rings out and Antonina collapses. Ryszard returns unharmed, ...
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Are the shows Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead in the same universe?

Rewatching The Walking Dead, I noticed a scene where Daryl goes through Merles drugs and in the bag was Walt aka Heisenberg's blue meth. From my quick google research, pure meth is never blue an ...
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Why couldn't William save Zoe too?

In the 2018 movie Replicas with Keanu Reeves, why didn't he simply tell his family what happened once they had woken up, and say he had to clone them to save their lives? Then he could use one of the ...
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What happened to Noah and Allie at the end?

At the end of The Notebook, we see Allie and Noah dead together holding each other's hands. I think that Noah had been trying for a couple of times to let Allie remember everything permanently. But ...
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Help me understand the interaction between Marcus and John Wick

Marcus was given the contract to kill John Wick. Then the next thing we know that he was helping John Wick. Question is why? Did I miss anything? They must have been communicating, otherwise Marcus ...
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How can Flash turn around return from the blackhole?

In the season 6 episode of The Flash TV series, we see that Flash enters a black hole and returns back. since it is scify I can understand him going inside and speed force aura protecting him, but how ...
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Did Miranda let her mother die on purpose?

In the movie Return to Sender, Miranda says to William: I watched my mother die. And she did a lot of things... Earlier in the movie, it was said that she only found her mother after she had ...
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Were any animals hurt during shooting of the 2020 movie “Rogue”?

The Megan Fox movie Rogue opens with some caged lions scene, the lions are being irritated by beating on the cages. One lions is brutally hurt. Then the lion attacks people. My question is were any ...
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Is there any reason why THIS character had no apparent interest in Moff Gideon?

In the final sequence of the season 2 finale of The Mandalorian, there is a surprise rescue by The character takes out all of the threatening Dark Troopers and then makes their way to the bridge of ...
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Why doesn't the building blow up at the end?

Ma-Ma has this thing attached to herself which will detonate the bombs if her heartbeat stops. Well she does die in the end and yet the bombs don't go off. Did I miss something here?
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Why is there high-tech in the incredibles first act? [closed]

Recently, I have answered a question and a question just made out of it for me. The Incredibles first act is set in 1947. You can read the details from that answer. So how did the police cars were way ...
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Did the Rosato Brothers kill Peter Clemenza?

When Fredo and Pentangeli meet in Nevada in The Godfather Part II, they talk about Clemenza's death. Willi Cicci says that was no heart attack followed by Pentangeli saying that is the reason for him ...
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Why did Michèle damage Richard's car?

Fairly early in the movie (around 18:00), Michèle (main character) drives her car to the restaurant where she's meeting others for dinner. She deliberately and repeatedly rams the back of her car into ...
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Why didn't Jack Sparrow make a duplicate of the key?

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) revolves around finding the chest which contains Davy Jones' heart. Central to the story is finding the key which unlocks the chest. Jack seem to have ...
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Why did the Tethered form a line in Us?

In Jordan Peele's Us we see that the Tethered plan a revolt, rise above ground and start murdering everyone in sight and then they form a line by holding hand in hand. What was the purpose of that?
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Who is Greider's father?

The Dark Valley (orig.: Das finstere Tal) has the American Greider visit a village in the Alps to exert revenge on the local patriarch Brenner for crucifying his mother's husband when they violated ...
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What does Hutch do with the painting?

In the movie, Nobody, Hutch burns the Russian mafia hideout and takes one painting with him. When Hutch is arrested by police, while he is feeding a cat, we can see the painting is still with him, ...
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Why does Vader stop Luke when he tries to kill the Emperor?

In Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) in a scene we can see Luke trying to attack the Emperor with his lightsaber. But Darth Vader stops him. Why does Vader stop Luke when he tries to ...
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What did Captain America mean after being kissed by Black Widow?

In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, when Black Widow kissed Captain America in the shopping mall to avoid getting caught, Black Widow asked him if he still feels uncomfortable while Captain said: ...
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Is there a known reason why the Darksaber was kept in the Jedi Temple?

The TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars introduced a new (but ancient) lightsaber known as Darksaber. According to (canon) legend, this one of a kind lightsaber was allegedly created by and belonged ...
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Why was Odie clothed too? [closed]

In Garfield: The Movie Happy Chapman, the main antagonist, was handling a clothed Persnikitty a.k.a Sir Roland (the cat of the show). Soon after it's revealed that he has an allergy to cats and that's ...
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Why the difference between Thanos on Titan and on Earth?

While on Titan Thanos was noticeably beaten and even almost lost, on Earth (which fight took place moments later) he got rid of anyone like flies. Captain American was the only one who actually ...
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How did Robert McCall “die”?

In the first Equalizer movie, mention was made of a car bomb. She said, "Oh, no. Not Robert. And not from something as trivial as a car bomb. " But in the sequel, Dave says something to the ...
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Why doesn't Borden know which knot he tied?

In "The Prestige", why does Borden keep saying (in the diary as well as to Angier) that he doesn't know which knot he tied at the scene where Julia drowns? It's got to be one of the twin brothers ...
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Why did they want to send people to the Phantom Zone in Man of Steel?

The people of Krypton had to live somewhere, but as I got it from Man of Steel the Phantom Zone is just some place in space. But some character (I don't remember Jor-El or Zod) wanted to send people ...
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How did Darkseid or DeSaad not remember about earth when Steppenwolf mentioned the motherboxes to DeSaad?

Wonder Woman mentions in the history lesson in Zack Snyder's Justice League cut that, when Darkseid/Uxas was defeated, the 3 motherboxes were left on earth and also the anti-life equation was carved ...
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How did Smiley know he could trust a certain person?

This question can be based on either the 2011 film of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" with Gary Oldman, or the 1979 BBC series with Alec Guinness. How did Smiley know he could trust Toby Esterhase? ...
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How did Thor know that his hammer would be placed back in time?

If taking Mjölnir from when they went into the past would of meant Thor wouldn't of been able to use in at all in "The Dark World" But since Captain America was able to bring it back and not ...
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What is the bird and/or the birdcage supposed to represent while Hank and Leticia have sex?

In Monster's Ball, Hank and Leticia have sex in her living room. They engage in extremely passionate and unbridled sex during this scene. During the scene, we see close up flashes of a brown- ...
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What is the backstory of the knife in Jeeper Creepers 2?

In Jeeper Creepers 2 (2003), the elder brother gets a knife from the field, which was probably accidentally dropped by the creeper when it took the younger boy. The elder brother took it to the father ...
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What is the significance of Katana Swords being the weapon for Deadpool?

I was watching Deadpool and one thing which stuck in my mind is why katana swords. Nowhere in the movie is Wade Wilson shown as a master of operating swords. Then what was the reason that Deadpool ...

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