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Why didn't he give Sam the antidote?

He did give Sam the antidote, it just doesn't appear to have worked. The clip below has him putting out a syringe and injecting Sam, but her turning and becoming agressive anyways (hence Robert ...
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Ending of I Am Legend (2007)

You saw the alternate ending, then. As for your friend, he is slightly mistaken. Will Smith actually blew himself up in the theatrical release. On the Wiki page, you can check out the Alternate ...
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What was Robert pouring on the stairs?

What it was was most likely vinegar, ammonia, gasoline or something else packing a stench to cover Neville's odor. This seems logical for the "coming home" part, as it prevents the vampires from ...
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How did Fred's head turn?

I think a plausible in-universe explanation depends on your interpretation of the scene. My interpretation is that Fred was placed there as bait by the monsters. They set up the mannequin to attract ...
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Why didn't Neville carry a secondary firearm?

Psychological deterioration, due to prolonged isolation In this interview, when asked about inspirations from other films, Will Smith said: What we were trying to do was to completely remove ...
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What was Robert pouring on the stairs?

Yes, it was to get rid of his scent and the most likely suspect would be bleach. He doesn't want the monsters to know where he lives, however he may very well want them to think he is near the trap. ...
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Why can't the soldier "get used to the new rags"?

He's referring to "new regs," as in Army regulations. Specifically, Will Smith's facial hair, which under current military regs, is not allowed unless you have a shaving waiver. I think this line was ...
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Why do the monsters have super power, scale buildings and have a large jaw?

I honestly think that in the movie, they were just doing their best to make the monsters as menacing as possible. They are very different from the monsters in the book, which resemble vampires more ...
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