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 happened to the spider that bit Peter Parker?

Do we know what happened to the radioactive spider after it bit Peter Parker? Did it bite anyone else or did it just live out the rest of it's spider-life in peace?
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Does Mephistopheles have any power on Earth?

In the 2007 film Ghost Rider, Mephistopheles and his son Blackheart are at odds regarding the lost contract of San Venganza. The two characters meet in rural Texas where they establish their hatred of ...
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The naked lady in Big fish

I have just finished watching Big Fish (2003). It is a really great movie but left me puzzled over the significance of The Naked Lady. Spectre was a real town, Jeniffer lived there and Edward also ...
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Weird (japanese?) live action movie with man in full metal suit that fights giant creatures

Now this one is tough, i have talked to so many people and i have tried to search so much. I saw a film when i was a kid, it was this strangest thing. In my country the film was actually called "man ...
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What is embralimme in the movie the hobbit? [closed]

What does embralimme mean? I really don't have any idea. Please, I need an answer (in english). I can't barely sleep at night because of that word. :)
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Film where man pours black liquid into tank of Rolls Royce which then transforms

The only only scene I recall was that this young man around 20 was late for work, and the only car I can find to describe his car is the rolls Royce phantom. Next he pours some of the black liquid ...
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The earliest TV show/movie to have an actor portray a comic book character with dissimilar ethnicity?

With the new Fantastic Four (yet another Hollywood reboot) coming out soon, it's great to see that the actor Michael Jordan (nah...not that one) playing The Human Torch isn't another white actor ...
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Why did Berry change Storm's accent from the first X-Men movie?

The first X-Men film saw (or heard) Storm speak in a more African-type accent. This was later dropped from X2 onwards. Why? Did the producers think the audience didn't understand her clearly the first ...
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Why did the Beatles' proposal to make a Lord of the Rings movie fall through?

As a lifelong Beatles fanatic, I am well aware of their plans to make a Lord of the Rings movie. When they hit the big time, that signed a contract for 3 feature films. The first two were A Hard ...
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Why model Smaug after a cat?

In the 1977 animated film version of the Hobbit, the dragon Smaug is drawn similar to a cat- the shape of his head is distinctly feline (complete with whiskers), and his posture when awoken from his ...
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Looking for a color movie shown on tv

I saw only a couple of minutes. Apparently a disaster sent eveyone underground. They created a genetic workforce that sort of look like Frankenstein. The ground above (desert) is ruled by mutants. I ...
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Looking for title of a film (could be tv show) about god in space

I'm not religious but I watched something like this when I was a kid and now I'm just curious and trying to find the title. The film starts with some astronauts traveling through some kind of ...
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Are there any orc names mentioned in LOTR movie trilogy?

There are a lot of orcs that are mentioned by name in the Lord of the Rings books; Ugluk, Grishnakh, Mauhur, Gothmog, etc. But are there any mentions of their names in Peter Jackson's movie trilogy?
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name of a movie where a giant octopuslike creature climbs a lighthouse

I was just a little kid, so my memories are scarse. But here are the facts: 1 - It was no animation. It had real people. 2 - It was in color. Maybe 70s or early 80s. 3 - Maybe BBC. 4 - The story, ...
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Movie with alien nano machines passed by a cigarette

I remember when I was young I saw a film (that at the time) I thought was amazing. The details are a little fuzzy, but no one I've ever met seems to remember it (perhaps a cheap TVM?) In short, at ...
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Name of a 70s made for tv movie about a futuristic private eye

I think the movie was very early 70s, think Columbo or MacMillan and Wife. It was about a future private investigator. He had some quirks for example he still drove a 70s era VW Beetle and he hated ...
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Science fiction movie where a man in a wheelchair controls aliens using a whistle

I'm looking for a Sci-Fi/Horror movie. There is one scene I remember, a man in a wheelchair blowing a whistle to control his Aliens/Humans That's all I remember :/
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Movie about a boy who is chased by bullies, then blows them away

I am looking for a movie that I saw when I was like 5 years old in the 80's. It's about a boy who is being chased by bullies and runs into a container. There is a big chair he sits on it puts on a ...
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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 is 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 ...