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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Looking for 1970's UFO movie with underwater base

What was the movie where there was an underwater UFO base? I think it was a feature-length film, in color, as I definitely saw it a theater in the mid to late '70s. Don't remember if it was Japanese ...
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Why is all futuristic architecture always white or gunmetal/decay? [on hold]

It seems like in all scifi films that involve a futurist society all halls/rooms/buildings are either white (and also everyone tends to wear white clothes) or gunmetal (or a mix of the two) if it's ...
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Any basis for the Solanum virus in classic zombie movies?

Max Brooks's The Zombie Survival Guide (2003) says that zombies are caused by the Solanum virus. Did Max Brooks completely make that up, or did any of the classic zombie movies (such as the Romero ...
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What's the name of that werewolf movie?

For years I've been trying to find this movie I saw on TV once. I only saw the end. It featured a teenage boy (about 18 years old) and his family hiding out in a cabin. The kid is making molotov ...
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Professor Xavier's suit trousers in X2: X-Men United

I was watching X2:X-Men United and caught the scene when Xavier visits Magneto in the plastic prison. They scanned Xavier for metal and found none. My question is regarding Professor X's suit ...
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After massacre at party, flesh pieces join with each other to become a big pile of flesh

I saw a part of some movie in television when I was 12-13 years old (in 2006 or 2007). I can't remember much but the scene was a guy having dinner or breakfast with some freak or ghosts (unlike wrong ...
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Character searching for a blade to kill a cyborg [duplicate]

I saw this cartoon only once, about 10-15 years ago, and since middle. There was a character called "space fly" or so – the glowing flying ball which help the main character – a man with sword hilt. ...
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Help identifying obscure sci-fi movie from late 1970s/early 1980s

I need help jogging my memory about a low budget science fiction film (or perhaps TV series) from the late 1970s or early 1980s. The first scene of the movie depicts the characters on a disabled ...
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What was Jim Gordon's original plan and who else was involved in it?

In The Dark Knight, When the city calls for Batman to be arrested, Harvey Dent turns himself in as Batman before Bruce has a chance. During transport, the Joker and his men attack the transport. ...
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Story Ident : Film about mind control

People are forced to take an implant or get killed. They're imprisoned (and tortured) for a few weeks they must decide whether take implant or get their head chopped off and other prisoners must watch ...
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Why didn't the crew of the Endurance experience undertow from the massive waves on Miller's planet?

When the crew lands on Miller's planet and notices the giant wave approaching, it seemed odd to me that there would be a lack of current pulling towards the wave. The giant waves would command a ...
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Trying to find a movie - before 90's

It's a movie I heard in movie forums, From 2005 - 2010, more than two dozen people had claimed that they watched it on local TV in 90's. Strangely, nobody remembered its name. I would say there's ...
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Trying to identify a movie, probably from 90's, keywords: Monster, Dog, “Danger” on paper [closed]

I saw this movie on local TV channel about ten years ago. What I can remember is only one scene: rainy night, a man sit on sofa watching TV, suddenly the electric went down. Truth is a monster had ...
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Interstellar movie equations shot

Are the equations appeared on the blackboard in the Interstellar movie real equations of Kip Thorne while working out equations for computing the image of a black hole? Or they are just random ...
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Why does the Id Monster not simply kill everyone?

We know that Morbius has not only increased his intelligence by playing with the Krell technology, but without realizing it allowed his subconscious Id the access to a matter projecting machine with ...
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Sci Fi movie about space battle against aliens that I watched on a VCR

I think it started out with three space ships in space crossing a asteroid field. One battle ship on each side of what I think they were protecting. Then a guy space walked a "space mine" onto a side ...
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Why is Wednesday Addams named … Wednesday?

Her mother's name being Morticia, it strikes me odd that her daughter would be named after a day of the week. Am I missing something? What is the reasoning behind that character being named Wednesday? ...
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In Snowpiercer, could any life survive outside of the train?

In a related question is was asked: Just how cold is it outside in Snowpiercer?. Would it be possible for any life to survive outside the train in these extreme temperatures?
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In Snowpiercer, how often did they freeze passenger's body parts off?

Near the beginning it shows a passenger having his arm frozen off for punishment. There were special holes in the train which were the right size for an arm or leg to be shoved through. They also had ...
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sci fi movie from the 70s or 80s

OK everybody, I'm looking for an older sci-fi movie. It's been some time so I'll give what I remember. This is a movie that takes place in space. There is a human (or at least appears human) male ...
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Did leaving out Tom Bombadil create any plot holes in The Fellowship of the Ring or any subsequent LOTR films?

The article Movie vs. Book:Fellowship of the Ring shows the differences between the book and film of the Fellowship of the Ring. The film leaves out 4 entire chapters. Because of this, Tom Bombadil ...
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Horror movie where mirrors are a gateway to Hell

My recollection of this movie is very poor, it's been easily 10 years since I seen it... It's an American movie from the 1980s. I think the story line revolves around a bunch of paranormal ...
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What made people think the Anti-Kaiju Wall would work?

What are the in-universe reasons for the initial faith in the Anti-Kaiju Wall? This question has bothered me ever since I saw the film many months ago. I realise that it's a spectacle / ...
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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 An alien couple (that crashed on earth?) was discovered and some scientists and army guys catches them for some experiments. ...
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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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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 [duplicate]

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 ...