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Tsar to Lenin (1937) by Herman Axlebank [closed]

I'm desperately looking for subtitle (preferably in English but every other language will help) for this movie. I want to translate it into Persian so many others in Iran can watch this brilliant ...
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What's so great about Pulp Fiction? [closed]

I had heard a lot of hype about Pulp Fiction, and it being rated as one of the best movies on IMDb, so I decided to give it a go. A fairly good movie, considering when it was released and the acting ...
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What does this credit mean in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?

In the opening credits of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air there is a credit that says: Based on a format by Benny Medina & Jeff Pollack I've never seen this credit before. Q: What is a ...
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When was the planning done in the sequence of the break in and Escobar in the way they did it?

In the Maze Runner: Death Cure, it is known that Thomas and the rest of the Right Arm are planning a break in on WCKD City, to get Minho out. After this happens, there is a sequence of events that ...
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Does 20th Century Fox still get any royalties from the Star Wars franchise?

The first six Star Wars movies were financed, distributed, and marketed by the studio 20th Century Fox. In return, Fox earned the net profits of the films. After the production company Lucasfilm was ...
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Why did Chief Phillips try to kill Willard?

Nearing the end of Apocalypse Now a spear pierces Chief Phillips's body and Captain Willard tries to ease his fall, but the fatally wounded soldier seems to attempt to impale the Captain with the ...
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Is the rowboat painting in more than 2 episodes and does it have multiple meanings?

I know the rowboat painting first appears in Breaking Bad in the fugue state episode and shows a man rowing away from his family, and then appears again when Walt is hiring Jack for the prison hit. ...
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What was Jim's father about to tell Jim before the wedding?

After the scene in American Wedding where Jim thanked all bestmen, Jim's father was saying "Son, I think it's time to tell you" and then Jim said "I know". And the scene ends with the two of them ...
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How would the Polar Express have been able to go back the same way with the ice on the lake having been cracked?

In "The Polar Express", how would the Train have been able to go back the same way with the Ice on the Frozen Lake having cracked?
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Why does Walt become less strict about Walter Jr.'s driving style in Half Measures?

It's not entirely clear why Walt has a completely different attitude about Walter Jr's driving style in the episode Half Measures, in which he basically says "as long it gets you from point A to point ...
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Why didn't Life use sound to capture the Venom symbiote?

Fairly early in the Venom film, the Life researchers discovered that sound of a certain frequency disabled the symbiotes. However, they fruitlessly sent agents, cars, dune buggies, and explosive ...
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How can they walk normally in the space station?

In Geostorm, I saw many times the characters can walk normally in the space station. Because the space station is in space, can someone tell me why gravity exists here?
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Is there any difference between “Constantine: City of Demons” and “Constantine: City of Demons - The Movie”?

I was following DC Animated Movie Universe films and next on the way was Constantine: City of Demons - The Movie (2018) but it was a web series before known as Constantine: City of Demons. Now I am ...
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What's the matter with Captain Boomerang's pink unicorn?

When preparing for their first mission, the Suicide Squad are given access to their personal belongings. Among the various weapons and custom outfits, there's also a pink unicorn plush toy that ...
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Why does Juliana seek asylum with Nazis?

In the second season of the Man in the High Castle, Juliana seeks asylum with the Nazis. At that point it is clear that she needs to disappear from San Francisco, because It is, however, not clear to ...
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How common is it for 20th Century Fox to modify their ident like they did for Bohemian Rhapsody?

For Bohemian Rhapsody, the Freddie Mercury biopic, 21st Century Fox enlisted the current lineup of Queen to re-record the famous 20th Century Fox fanfare theme with a Queen twist (the finished product ...
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Why did Redstone still fail after Katherine Johnson's successful calculation?

In Hidden Figures, from 43:00 onwards, Katherine Johnson appears to have successfully solved the calculation error that was leading to the failure of the Redstone rocket. Later on, at around 56:50, ...
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Was the American interview at the end of “La Vie En Rose” real?

In one of the final scenes of the Oscar-winning Edith Piaf biopic La Vie En Rose (2007), a now elderly Edith is sitting on a beach and approached by an American reporter conducting an interview for an ...
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What is the significance of Osaka Towers?

In the movie Glass, Osaka Towers is referred multiple times throughout the movie. For example, What is the purpose and significance of these buildings as they are referred to multiple times ...
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Why did Skyler return to Beneke Fabricators right after saying she couldn't be a part of the accounting fraud there?

In the Breaking Bad episode "Mandala" it's not really clear what may have changed Skyler's mind about continuing to work at Beneke Fabricators. Between the scene when Skyler tells Ted she couldn't be ...
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Has there ever been a movie in which humanity found a “Golden Record” of another species?

The idea of the Golden Record is already epic enough, and since movies that include sentinent alien species are always popular, it suprises me that apparently there is no popular movie about humans ...
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Can veterans bring home any weapons as will?

In the TV show, True Detective season 3, episode 4~5, Brett Woodard, while being chased by his fellow town folks, runs home and sets up several traps with grenades and a claymore anti-infantry mine. ...
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Which powerful mutant is disguised as Principal Kelly in the “X-Men: Evolution” animated series?

The gripping X-Men: Evolution animated series adopts a slightly different perspective on the X-Men as compared to the conventional lore. As discussed in this post, the series tinkered with "the age of ...
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Why was Sartaj astonished on seeing the passport in Gaitonde's possession?

In S01E01 Ashwathama of Sacred Games, when Sartaj witnesses Gaitonde committing suicide, he picks up a passport. The photo on it is visible, but I couldn't make out who that was. Then Katekar enters ...
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In the Avengers universe, which male “good guys” have ever hit a female villain? [closed]

By memory, I don't recall many instances where a male "good guy" hits a female "bad guy" throughout the Avengers universe. It's possible this is because the MCU villians have been mostly men. In fact, ...
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Was the Angels choir aware the whole thing was a con?

In the film Leap of Faith (1992), was Jonas Nightengale (Steve Martin) putting on the Angels choir just as much as the crowds he "preached" to? Or were they in on it too as a fake "choir"? They seemed ...
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Why did the assassin have a source code programmed in MEL? [closed]

Was there some reason that the assassin sent after the McCall had the source code for a MEL script (about particle physics), on his phone? Was that supposed to be something stenographically encoded (...
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How did Mills and Somerset know about the leather shop?

How did Mills and Somerset know the leather shop they went to when they were trying to find the blonde girl in Se7en? How did they know they would find something there? How did they even manage to ...
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How did this True Detective character survive this?

In season 2 of True Detective, in one of the early episodes How did he survive this? I imagine the shotgun was loaded with rock salt or something else meant to be non-lethal, but as far as I could ...
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Product placement in Thieves Like Us?

Having just watched Thieves Like Us (1974), I was struck by how often we saw characters drinking bottles of Coke and pointing out how much they "needed" it, or how "healthy" it was. Also many Coke ...
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What's the purpose of Rickwaert's plan in “1932”?

I started watching Baron Noir, a French political TV show following Philippe Rickwaert, a distinguished and ambitious member of the French Socialist Party, and I can't figure what the purpose of his ...
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Is what is happening in the courtroom known outside the courtroom in real time?

In the TV show Bull, sometimes during the courtroom scenes something will happen and then the scene will cut away to some people who seem to be watching the events in real time and evaluating the ...
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What is this book on Katie's bookshelf? [closed]

What is the green book on Katie's bookshelf? Alternately what is the symbol on the book? I feel like I've seen it before, but can't place it.
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Why so many different Spider-Man actors? [duplicate]

Since the Sam Raimi Spider-Man movies of the early 2000s I think there have been at least three different actors for the character? What was the reason for this?
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How do actors wear winter clothing in LA during outdoor simulated snow scenes?

When a scene is set in a northern climate winter, how do actors wear winter clothing in LA during simulated snow scenes? An example is "The Office" in the parking lot. They don't appear like they're ...
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Objectives of Anna and the Visitors in V the series

The original series of 'V' in the 1980 saw the Visitors led by Diana trying to enslave the planets population. The Visitors wanted humans as soldiers and as a food source. In the remade series, ...
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Difference between versions of “One, Two, Three” (1961)

The movie One, Two, Three (1961) is a Billy Wilder film starring James Cagney. In the film Cagney plays C.R. "Mac" MacNamara, a Coca-Cola executive in West Berlin having been assigned there after a ...
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Why were things disappearing in Russian Doll?

In the new Netflix show Russian Doll, part of the plot is about things and disappearing. I watched all of the show, but I didn't understand this part. Why was it happening? How is connected with ...
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What toys are the four realms supposed to represent?

In the 2018 Disney movie "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms", What were the original forms of other beings in the movie, such as those from the Land of Flowers, Land of Snowflakes, and Land of (...
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Who are the top two smartest men in the DC Animated Universe?

I was watching a sneak peek of the upcoming DC Animated Universe film Justice League Vs. The Fatal Five but I noticed Jim Krieg mentioning Mister Terrific being the third smartest: ...
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How realistic is fund transfer in seconds or minute? [closed]

Fund transfer be it from villain's side or hero's side, it is often depicted as a less-than-a-minute operation. But in reality, fund transfer takes multiple steps. And when it's a 6 digit amount, it ...
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What program is Neo using?

In Neo's apartment in the movie The Matrix (1999) we can see a program on the monitor. The program is constantly searching something. What does it search for and is this program real?
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What happened to the bullet that William Stryker hit Wolverine with?

In X-Men Origins: Wolverine's climax, Stryker shoots Wolverine who is carrying away his wounded girlfriend. Did the bullet ooze out of Wolverine's head (as of in X-Men united) or is it still inside?
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What was that in the box with Thomas?

Re-watching The Maze Runner, I've noticed something at the very start of the movie...another figure is in the box with Thomas and it's never mentioned, the only mere mention is when Thomas reacted to ...
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What is the purpose to show Titanic in Peaky Blinders?

I was watching Peaky Blinders and in one episode John and Arthur went to catch one old guy and lady. Lady was john and Arthur's teacher. On that time they were standing near Titanic. What is the ...
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Why is the whole “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” documentary spoken in Japanese rather than having an English voiceover?

In Jiro dreams of Sushi (2011), director David Gelb could have used an interpreter for the interviews to present the information in English. Instead, the whole documentary is in Japanese with English ...
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Are Transformers robots?

After watching Bumblebee, this question arise in my mind. What are these Transformers? Are they some post-biological species or a different species all together? In the movies, the way they are ...
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How did Peter Quill know where the Power Stone was, even if he didn't know *what* it was?

In Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Peter Quill lands on Morag with some device that let's him (I'm guessing here...) see the past as a hologram. He uses it to find the entry to a building, and finds ...
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Are there any actors who appear in both versions of Battlestar Galactica?

I'm looking to find out if any of the actors from the 1970's Battlestar Galactica appeared as guest stars in the 2005-2009 Series? I've compared the IMDB list as best i can, and done some searching ...
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What does Jack Sparrow mean with this word of advice?

When Jack says this: Now, a bit of discretion when courting a brunette, never pursue her sister. But if you cannot avoid the charm of her sister, kill the brother. Savvy? (Jack to Henry, Dead Man ...

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