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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Why didn't Dr. Pretorius die?

In the '80s movie From Beyond, scientists create a resonator that allows them to see creatures from an alternate reality. In the opening scene, the sadistic Dr. Pretorius beheaded by a strange ...
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What movie featured children being born after going through a door?

I slightly remember the plot, but that too is blurry. I have watched the film long ago, and I only remember that there was a woman who was supposed to have a baby, and there was a group of children ...
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Movie about a family who gets a game from a friend and are transported to an old well as a challenge

Please help me! I can't remember the name of this movie, but it's basically about a family who gets a game from some friend of theirs. It's an old board game, made from stone, and there are two sticks ...
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80's movie with creepy dog?

This might be a long shot with how little I remember of the movie. I only remember one scene, where a small dog flies through a window knocking a man out. Then it shows the man laying there while ...
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Looking for a sci-fi film from the 80's involving cattle mutilation

I'm trying to identify a movie I watched back in the early-to-mid 80's on cable, most likely HBO or Showtime. In the movie, aliens visit a small town. The visit is witnessed by two children - a local ...
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HBO horror movie with a super-strong killer

Okay, this is gonna be vague, but I'm hoping someone can put these pieces together and help me figure out a movie scene that has been in my head for years! While at a friend's house in the 80's, we ...
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Scifi movie about a spaceship where alien creatures (birds) become smaller as they come closer, ie., reverse-perspective?

Have been looking everywhere for the name of this movie. Here's what I remember: A spaceship and crew are flying somewhere. Something goes wrong and 2 people from the crew have to go outside in suits ...
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In “Men in Black,” why did Agent K neuralize every civilian who saw an alien?

First, he meets an alien who boarded a truck that was pulled over by Border Patrol. BP subsequently witnesses a fight between him and the alien. He wipes their memory. Next, he goes to a farmer's ...
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Film set on an escape pod from a sabotaged space station [duplicate]

I saw this movie when I was about 12 (20 years ago), and it's stuck with me for some reason. A group of survivors are onboard an escape pod after their space station exploded. Amongst them is a dwarf ...
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What movie was the first to feature onscreen zombie children?

The first zombie children I remember seeing in a movie were in Resident Evil. I may be wrong, but it seems unlikely to me that it was the first zombie flick to include them. What film was the first to ...
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Did Harry Potter buy a new wand after the war?

In the film 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows II' we don't see Harry buy himself a new wand after the war, nor do we see him using the Elder Wand to repair his old wand (as he did in the novel). ...
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Trying to identify a science fiction spoof movie about a singing alien

When I was little, in the early 80's, I saw part of a movie that scared the crap out of me, although it was actually a comedy. It was more or less a spoof of Alien, extremely low budget, and very ...
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Help me remember the name of an old animated sci-fi (apocalyptic) movie [duplicate]

When I was young I remember my mother bringing me a movie home from goodwill. The movie was in the 80s style if I remember correctly. I don't remember much about the movie other than a masked ...
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Can somebody please explain the end of the movie “Project Almanac” to me?

I just watched the movie "Project Almanac." I kind of understood everything, I guess as much as a person can understand a time travel movie...until the end. David destroys the Circuit, clear box, or ...
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Film identification: Two men using equipment to play metal CD-like discs

I remember seeing a film (or part of) a long time ago (probably about 1988) and I'm trying to identify it. As I recall it was black and white. The only bit of it I remember had two men working with ...
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What 70s film has astronauts entering an old alien building?

It is about astronauts entering an old alien building (which may have been a pyramid). In this building some of the astronauts get killed or injured. When the last astronaut arrives at the center of ...
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What movie features an abandoned spaceship with English and alien writing on it?

I am looking for a movie I saw the beginning of when I was a kid. I remember astronauts boarding what seemed to be an abandoned spaceship (I think it had the NASA sign on it) but when they board the ...
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Who created Minions? [closed]

I am asking this in conjunction with another question from Here with the view of the story line. The idea given in the trailer is that "Minions have existed from beginning of time", so my question is ...
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How did they determine the music for the songs sung in Peter Jackson's “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” film trilogies?

The novels The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien both contain a number of songs, mostly sung by Hobbits, with fully fleshed out lyrics. A few of these songs even made it into the ...
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70's time travel movie identification

Looking for a movie that is not on any typical time travel list. It has a teenage girl (long hair in bell bottoms) who travels back in time and meets a teenage girl who ends up being her mother. They ...
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Is there an official teaser poster for “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair” film?

This image on the WikiNarnia appears to be an official teaser image for the 2016 film The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair, but I have not found any news source which announces any members of ...
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Man discovers he is one of many clones

I remember a movie about clones from when I was a kid. I think it was on TV, so it may have been a made for TV movie. The plot, as I remember it, concerned a man who finds out he is a clone, then ...
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Superhero who is invincible until he sees the colour red

I'm looking for a movie about a superhero who is invincible until he sees the colour red. I watched this film as a child but cannot remember its name or find a record of it anywhere. It would be early ...
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At the beginning of 'Revenge of the Sith', why were the droids fighting the clones if they're in the same side…? [duplicate]

At the start of Episode 3, the droid army and the clone army are fighting about Coruscant in space... But why... I thought they were both effectively run by Palpatine as a plot against the jedi, so ...
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Fantasy movie with leprechauns

I can't remember the name of the movie or really what it's about. I just remember bits and pieces. I think it was an older movie I watched back in the 90s. It was a fantasy movie with beautiful lands ...
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Ageing in Tomorrowland

There's something that keeps bothering me since I've watched Tomorrowland. When Frank Walker   But this can't be, as he "has ideas" (robots can't have ideas, or at least that's what we are ...
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Were the actors in Cloud Atlas meant to portray characters that were somehow related?

So one of the hooks of the Cloud Atlas movie was that it would have the same actors portraying multiple characters throughout the film. Was this a plot device somehow, or was this just novelty? Were ...
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Trying to remember an old movie where American family's crops will not grow & UFO visit

I think this is going to be a hard one to discover, but I am hoping that someone will be able to help. From what I remember, the movie takes place in a small town in Central America, and the family's ...
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Has Peter Jackson revealed why he changed the character of Aragorn?

Now that I have almost finished reading The Lord of the Rings, one of the differences between the books and movies puzzles me more than any other: In the books, Aragorn always intended, and expected, ...
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Identifying a film that involved a giant man-bat with lower human limbs

I remember a short screening at movie world around 2003-2006 that sparked my memory of a giant man-bat with lower human limbs.I don't believe the excerpt was linked to any horror genre as I was fairly ...
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What post-apocalypse live-action/anime hybrid had the hero play a piano on a beach?

I saw this film in the 90's, it was a hybrid live action and cartoon (manga style) set after a nuclear (atomic?) war. The part that sticks in my head from the live action part was the hero (coming ...
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An old (60s?) movie about people waiting to get into hell

I remember the movie from when I was much younger. It started with a line of recently dead souls lining up to enter Hell. They are comparing stories about how they ended up there. The movie ends with ...
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Derelict spacecraft with oddly shaped doorways opened by enduring shock

I remember seeing a movie that came out in the late 50s or early 60s and used to frequently air late at night long before cable was around. Astronauts on some planet find a derelict spacecraft. They ...
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Sci fi movie/TV show identification - 80s or 90s

This is gonna be vague but I remember watching this movie when I was young. I only remember certain visuals but they've stuck with me since. Lead character was a blonde girl I believe. Or a girlish ...
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Science fiction short film with a spaceman in a virtual environment (inside a lifepod) with AI butler

I'm trying to identify a short SF film I recall seeing on public TV back in the late 70s or the 80s, don't recall the title and the actors I didn't recognize at the time, nor recall now. It starts ...
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Black & white horror: ski lift with something in clouds that killed you

I'm looking for this black and white horror film I watched back in the 70s. It featured a ski lift, mountain top and these clouds, and there was something in the clouds that killed you. These films ...
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Movie with “Where do the tubes go?”

I'm trying to find a movie with an underground facility with people wearing white suits. The people have been affected such that they show no curiosity. There is one person that does and asks one of ...
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Why did the Rohirrim throw his spear?

In the film LOTR: The Two Towers, there's a scene where Merry and Pippin are saved by a Rohirrim who throws his spear into the body of an orc that was about to kill them. The Rohorrim then charge in ...
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Man with saucer shaped machine that may or may not been a time travel machine

What is name of (TV?) Movie (possibly british) from between 1970-1980's involving a man with saucer shaped machine that may or may not been a time travel machine? I am trying to remember a film I saw ...
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In the view at the end of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, where is Mordor?

This is a screenshot near the end of the movie Fellowship of the Ring: Frodo said: "Mordor...". I think he was talking about the area in front of him. Was the mountains area in front Mordor? Was ...
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How did Saruman's army reach Helm's Deep so quickly?

In the Lord of the Rings movies, when Saruman sends his army to attack Helm's Deep, he says "This night the land will be stained with the blood of Rohan. March to Helm's Deep. Leave none alive. ...
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Older movie about crew sent to research abandoned spacecraft

This is a long shot but I am looking for a movie I saw in the early 90's. It involved a ship sent to research an abandoned ghost ship. They go through "hyperspace" and find the ship. The ship they ...
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What was the intended meaning/interpretation of the movie Labyrinth (1986)?

The movie Labyrinth seems to work on a variety of levels and I myself interpret it in different ways. Did the makers of the movie ever give out a statement or something similar, as to how they ...
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Pre-1980s Sci-fi movie about killer aliens

I'm trying to remember an old movie title from when I was a kid. I have not been able to get any information. The movie is pre 1980. Is in another planet (maybe Mars, not sure) and there are this ...
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Movie from the 80's where almost everyone dies [duplicate]

The movie plot was there was an accident that wiped out life except if you happened to die at the exact same time when the accident took place. The movie centered around a character who if I remember ...
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Man of Steel Kryptonian Symbols?

If General Zod had a son, would the symbol on his chest be the same as seen in the film or would he have his own?
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What was the name of the ~70's movie with a little monkey in it? [closed]

When I was a kid I saw a movie (possibles 1970's) that had a little monkey in it who was a pet or companion to one of the characters. I don't remember anything else about it except that it was ...
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Name of older animated sci-fi movie?

When I was little, dad rented an animated sci-fi movie, or perhaps a series. From what I remember about the story, it was about a family traveling on a starship. Parents and a child. I think they ...
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Movie about a space station and an evil baby from a rock? [duplicate]

It's from the late 60's or early 70's... It's a sci fi. All I remember is a space station with a bunch of people on it, one of the scientists was a woman. They were doing research of some kind on a ...
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Ending of Song of the Sea

In Song of the Sea, where did Saoirse's mother go at the end of the movie, what would have happened if Saoirse went with her, and would Ben and Saoirse ever see their mother again?