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Science fiction film is a film genre that uses science fiction. Fantasy films are films with fantastic themes, usually involving magic, supernatural events, make-believe creatures, or exotic fantasy worlds.

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What is the equipment in the roof rack on the Ecto-1?

I used to think the Proton packs were what filled up the roof rack on the Ghostbuster's Ecto-1 vehicle, but that turns out to not be the case. What is the equipment on the roof of the car supposed to ...
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Any evidence that Gideon knew what was going on?

In Minority Report, Gideon (the guy who looks after the "haloed" criminals) seems pretty snide and makes a few poignant predictions ("don't dig up the past"). Is there any evidence that he actually ...
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Name of movie with a demon or god made of clouds

This is an extremely vague memory I have of this movie. I can say it was from the late 1970's to the very early 1990's. It was a fantasy movie. The only scene I remember clearly, or at all, is ...
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How did Gally reach the other guys?

How did Gally reach the other guys at the end of the movie? He never was in the maze, he didn't know anything about opening codes, doors, and rooms and the doors were closed after the fight with ...
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Sci-fi Movie Identification - Humans stored alien in a big concrete block and then it escapes

Other things I remember Saw this movie in the late 90's but may be older In the past an alien (that crashed on earth?) was stored in a big concrete block by (probably?) some scientists and army guys ...
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Movie Identification: Late 1980s - 1990s movie/tv movie?

It is killing me seeing that I cannot find this movie. I vaguely recall the plot being a symbiotic alien transfers to humans when from a black rock and controls them. One scene even showed them having ...
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Hair blown in wind near the sea scene [on hold]

What movie has a scene near the sea, or on a mountain from where the sea is seen, where a girl's hair (brunette, looking to the side) is blown in wind covering most of her face? Can you please write ...
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1980s horror film: swamp, bridge, bar

Horror movie from the 80s took place in a swamp where you had to cross a bridge to get to a bar where there were back rooms where evil happened.
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Black eyed children movie

I'm trying to find a movie from a single scene. There are some children with their eyes completely painted around in black moving like zombies and asking for their moms. I know it is NOT The Village ...
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Was Kramer a half-breed or did he become an angel after his death?

The ending to Constantine confused me. When Kramer rose from his grave, does that imply that he became an angel after his death? Or was he a half-breed like several other characters in the movie. I ...
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80's movie with girl that swims under house

Hi I am looking for a movie that I watched as a young kid. It idea in the 80's, and the only thing I can recall is something about a girl going through a mirror (and/or drain) am swimming under the ...
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An old animated movie about a boy on a spaceship searching for treasure

I'm trying to remember the name of an old animated movie. Description will be a bit vague but here goes: It's a cross between Treasure Planet and Sword in the Stone. (it's not Star Chaser). It's a ...
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In the films, why does Sauron choose Azog instead of the ringwraiths to lead his legions?

It seems like it would make more sense to have your most powerful servants leading your armies, rather than some orc who only cares about revenge. Is there a plot explanation or a description in film ...
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Ender's Game: Simulations before the graduation exam

This question is regarding the Ender's Game movie. After Ender returns to Earth and Valentine encourages him to continue, he travels to the former Formic colony on the planet Shakespeare, where he ...
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What's the 60's b&w movie where aliens have needles grow out of fingers and victims disappear in a funnel of sand?

White thin-skinned aliens with large heads have needles grow out of their fingers just before stabbing their victims, then retract. Drops of 'venom' fall from the tips. They (victims) and/or aliens ...
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How do Superman and Lois Lane leave the North Pole?

In Superman 2, how do Superman and Lois Lane make it back from the North Pole after Superman removes his powers in that 'power removal machine'? A few minutes after this scene, Clark and Lois are ...
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If a person dies in the movie “In Time” in a car accident, what happens to their time?

In the movie In Time, the only way a person can die is either from their clock going to zero, having an accident (car crash, fall from a cliff, or whatever), or from violence. If a person has some ...
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Movie Identification: Humanoid Monster/Alien in a bed, 80s/90s, Sci-Fi/Horror

I've been looking for the name of a movie for over a year now, this is my last chance. Here are the details which I remember: I watched this movie a few times when I was younger, I'd say 80s to ...
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80's movie with a boy on skates or bmx bikes that has holographic ants that torture people

I once saw an 80's movie with a boy on skates or bmx bikes that has holographic ants that torture people. It was post apocalyptic if I recall.
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What's the movie with the “Giger” Helmet?

I remember a movie I saw years ago on the SciFi channel (late 90's) where the main character had some kind of alien helmet he would wear, that would turn him into some kind of superhero named "Giger". ...
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What's that movie where the character travels back in time by his mind?

I watched a movie back when I was a kid, I would say during the 80's maybe early 90's. This movie was about a character who succeeded in time traveling by just thinking of it. At the end of the movie, ...
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How did Vader ambush Luke in the control room?

In the Empire Strikes Back, how was Vader able to ambush Luke in the control room when he goes back after being flown out of the window, without Luke hearing his breathing sound? Vader just sort of ...
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Why is Ben Grimm the most affected one from the cosmic storm? [closed]

In the Fantastic Four movie, it's shown that the eponymous characters (plus Victor von Doom) go to a space station to study a cosmic storm. After some miscalculations, the storm is upon them, and Ben ...
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Why does Damon kill Mirabelle (the hysterical woman who says, 'they are watching us') and the gas station clerk in the movie The Signal?

I recently watched the movie The Signal, and was not able to understand the reason or motive behind Damon killing a couple of people. Firstly, the old lady who starts repeating some phrase, and a gas ...
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In which order should I watch the X-Men movies to know Wolverine's full sequential story?

I have watched like two X-Men movies before (can't remember which) then I just watched X-men Days of Future Past recently. I got kinda confused about Wolverine (bone claws, then metal claws, then bone ...
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Time travel movie - travelling in a lift

Remember only bits and pieces. There is a lift and a key to it. Instead of pressing the floor number, a year is pressed and the lift will travel to that period (example - 1936). There is a girl who ...
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old scifi movie about a traveler who comes to earth

This is a 70s or 80s, at the most early 90s movie. I don't remember much of it. The main character (male) is an alien (looks human) or time traveler or some interdimensional traveler. I don't know ...
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Science fiction/horror - Survivor floating in the water leds to deaths including impalement by swordfish

A ship out at sea comes across a guy floating in the water, the crew pick him up and soon, 1 by 1, the crew starts dying in strange accidental ways. In one of the deaths, the one guy got impaled by a ...
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Quite fuzzy movie? [closed]

When I was about six, I remember seeing the last minutes of a strange movie. It involved some aliens giving a young boy (aged ess than 10 or so) back to his mother due to his love for her. I can't ...
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Scifi movie/tv-show identification: Cyborg with heart in a box, loses his cyborg arm in gunfight. + Handsome guy that sleeps in green goo

I remember watching a movie or tv-series in the 90's, could be from the 80's too. They're probably on a spaceship, one guy is a cyborg with a human head. He's got his human heart in a box in his ...
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How does Kitty Pryde know/learn to control her time travel power

In the film Days of Future Past it is explained that only the person that is sent back remembers the other timeline, and Kitty Pryde herself does not remember the other timeline. Given this, everytime ...
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Why is Leeloo a human in shape in The Fifth Element?

After they recover the only living cells left from the accident when the Mondoshawans' spacecraft is destroyed, they rebuild a body using the the genetic information from those cells. That body is ...
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How immortal is everyone in the film In Time?

In the film In Time, several characters mention a number of times about being immortal & how they can only die through accidents (I think). What are the limitations of that immortality? By that I ...
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Star Trek: Of Gods and Men - Where does it fit in the Star Trek timeline?

I am wondering where "Star Trek : Of Gods and Men" fits in with the star trek time line. ...
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What was this movie about an isolated community that came out earlier this century?

I am trying to identify a movie that I saw a trailer for around five or more years ago. This century at least. The movie was about a peaceful, low technology (maybe rural,) community isolated by a ...
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Why does the number “99” appear (backwards, spelled in airborn fire) in Back To The Future part 2?

It seems to be a commonly accepted theory that the car skidded before going back to 1855. However, the car didn't really seem to skid, so much as explode. It certainly didn't appear to move in such a ...
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Name of a movie about a witch and two twin girls?

When I was in kindergarten we watched a slightly disturbing movie about an introvert witch and two twin girls about 11. I can't remember much except that the mom constantly told the girls that the ...
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Movie I remember scenes from but can't find it

Early on in the movie, the main character is thrown off a cliff, after that he becomes a watcher. He can follow up on his own murder investigation and see what people are talking about and such. He ...
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Guy of below average intelligence becomes super smart

This was a movie I watched nearly fifteen years ago. The climax of the movie is that this guy, now super intelligent, tries to merge with the cyber space. He keeps on trying different portals to ...
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How did Bryan Singer intend to introduce the Phoenix?

In the original X-Men movie, when Magneto's device at the end, there is a quick shot of Jean Grey looking sort of stunned as the wave of energy goes through her. No other characters are shown ...
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What movie is this? Alien living as humans

I can't remember the name of this movie, but is old, from the 1960's or 70's. It was about a community hidden out in the boonies. Maybe farmers. A couple visits this community, probably to study them. ...
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In Bicentennial Man, how famous is Andrew?

This is about the film by that name, but if the short story or the novel are similar enough (I've not read them) information from them could be used to make a guess. Andrew Martin is physically a ...
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What TV movie has a man seeing glimpses of dystopia in his utopian world?

This movie came out around 2000 and was created for one of the cable networks (and never in the theaters). I think it was on the original Sci-Fi Channel or maybe the USA Network, but really not sure. ...
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Why would Mystique's DNA allow for Sentinels that can duplicate mutant powers?

The future Sentinels in X-Men Days Of Future Past are clearly shown adapting to powers thrown at them by copying them. Isn't that what Rogue's DNA would allow for, not Mystique's? Mystique can just ...
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(Children's?) Movie where a man turns another man's heart into stone

My fiance watched a movie when she was a child that involved a man with a glove who turned another man's heart into stone. She's pretty sure that it was a movie from the 1980s. "Apparently, it was a ...
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Please identify this early film that mentions black holes

Scifi film probably 70's. Description: A spaceship exploring right near the end, the crew venture near a black hole which you never "see", but they know what it is because they send out a beam of ...
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Story Identification: Short Film from 70s or early 80s; Child Hides and Light Pours through Keyhole

In public school in the early- to mid-80s I saw a short film that (as best I can recall) ends with a kid hiding in the dark behind a door as extremely bright light from the other side of the door ...
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Old sci-fi movie set in ship with murderous crew [duplicate]

This one I saw when I was very young on Cinemax (when they would show B-flicks like nobody else's business), so I will write the stuff I remember: Story happened on a ship (colony or something), ...
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What is Stryker referring to?

In X-2: X-Men United, Colonel William Stryker encounters Wolverine at the mansion. Wolverine? I must admit this is certainly the last place I'd expect to find you. How long has it been? 15 years? ...
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Identify this movie where dimensional compression technology is used by thief to sheath swords inside their chests.

The movie is not older than 2006. Some kind of Ninjas where stealing something from a vault. The interesting thing was they kept their swords inside their chests with some kind of dimensional ...