Questions tagged [movie]

This tag has three different uses: for questions specifically about the movie version of a work which has been adapted for different media (use together with the work tag); for questions seeking identification of a movie (use together with the [story-identification] tag); or for wider genre questions about movies as a whole (generally together with the [history-of] tag).

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Old movie where main role reset whole planet earth timeline to the beginning of life on Earth

The movie should be something about time travel. I just remember the final scene of the movie. That final scene I remember is: The main character in the movie turns the machine to get back into time ...
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Movie about people who take some kind of drug and hear a transmission from a numbers station

I only watched a small part of this movie. I think the premise of this movie is that a group of characters is under the influence of some kind of drug. One scene I watched involved one of the ...
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Martian movie where their hands became detached and would crawl to attack unsuspecting humans

I saw an old bw Martian/alien movie as a young boy in the 60s where the Martian/aliens hands came off and would crawl; dragging the jagged wrist. I remember one scene where the hand was climbing the ...
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Comedy about an incompetent assassin and doping

This is a live-action movie I watched that features several characters. I think the movie is set in ancient Rome. One of the characters is an assassin who tries to kill the Caesar by bringing him &...
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Movie where a professor opens a portal to hell

In this movie, a professor or maybe a scientist of some kind creates a device that opens a portal to hell. This ends up sending the main characters there. In hell, one of them is infested with ...
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Movie where humanity is turned into vampires

The premise of this movie is that almost the entirety of the world's population has been turned into vampires by a virus. Whatever humans haven't been turned into vampires are used as food by the new ...
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What is the industry term for a early shot that identifies a movie (or television show) as science fiction, when that might not otherwise be obvious?

I remember once hearing somebody in the film industry use a term for a brief early scene or shot that marked out that a film would be part of the science fiction. For example, the films Predator (...
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'90s Movie About Teens trapped in a Haunted Mansion or Museum

I am trying to find the title of a movie I watched about a group of teens trapped in a haunted mansion or museum. The movie is a late '90s movie. It is about a group of teens in medieval costumes ...
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Oddball post-apocalyptic movie with mutants and a suicide drug in little bags

For some reason, I keep wanting to know the name of some oddball, and not necessarily good, post-apocalyptic movie, which I believe is from the '80s. I remember the usual warriors and nuclear ...
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Zombie comedy movie about dumb college students

This zombie comedy movie I watched had a bunch of high school or maybe college students as the protagonists. They go to a shop that sells occult items. One of them accidentally knocks over an urn or ...
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Can't find title of Korean Movie, sci fi/fantasy, hero runs up side of building

Trying to find a Korean live-action, sci-fi/fantasy/futuristic movie from early 2000s that featured a hero who wears a white super hero suit with a half mask. Several anime style shots like the hero ...
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Movie about King Tut and an archaeologist

In this movie I watched, the protagonist and the antagonist were looking for some artifact, I think it was an emerald tablet with a hole in it. I think the antagonist intended to use this artifact to ...
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Film where a boy from the present goes back in time to the Victorian era and sees a library on fire

I can't remember the name, only a few details. I believe it was a Christmas film (I could be wrong) where a boy went to visit his grandparents in a big house, in like the English countryside. One ...
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Movie about an insane doctor and a haunted monastery

The movie is about a set of characters who I think go to a haunted monastery of some kind. They are also tortured killed off by an insane, red-headed doctor with scars on his face. I think the doctor ...
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Movie with a hand which grants 5 wishes, and each wish closes a finger on the hand

I am trying to remember a film I watched probably 10-15 years ago but the film was likely older than that. It may have been set in New York. There was a hand with out stretched fingers and each finger ...
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Movie about Koschei the Immortal

I remember watching what I think was a Soviet or some other Eastern European movie about the mythical Koschei the Immortal. It was in color and ended with the characters finding Koschei's soul inside ...
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Horror movie where a gang of kids plot to attack a boy

I saw this live action movie on tv in the USA about 1980 to 2000, I guess. It was made in English or else dubbed into English. As I remember, one of the main characters was a kid about 10 to 14 I ...
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Why do the cenobites react differently when the box is opened?

In the first Hellraiser movie, the opening scene shows Frank Cotton solving the puzzle box that calls forth the Cenobites and immediately being torn apart by the hooks. Later in that same movie, ...
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An old film where they idolize engineers

It's an old movie where they "idolize" engineers. There is a scene where they are chased by a giant rat or shrew. At the end one of the characters manages to escape from the city where they ...
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Brother and sister fighting elemental guardians for elixir of life to save their sick father/king and his dying realm

I watched this movie in the late '80s or early '90s but it might be older. Atmosphere and visuals were similar to Eastern European or French fantasy movies of the '70s or even '60s. It is a live-...
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Movie where a man has an alien growth on his arm

I only remember part of this horror movie. In it, a group of characters, including a man and a woman, are at what I think was a gas station at night? The man has some kind of alien infection on his ...
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Low budget movie about a worm-like parasitic alien, which attaches itself to the back of a man's neck and injects him with drugs

There was a movie, I believe in the '90s, where there appeared an ancient worm-like creature with eyes and a big mouth. It does some convincing chat with a guy on a back alley, and has the man put the ...
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1980s movie about Spaceship that turned out to be a robot head

All I remember is a spaceship is found and taken in by a government type place and it turns out to be a head for a giant robot. It's 80s or maybe real early 90s, spaceship has one if not three lights ...
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'80s or '90s movie about a cop who travels back in time when he puts on a ring taken from a creature he was following

I'm looking for the name of a movie that released in the '80s or '90s. From what I remember of the plot, it involved a young man who is a cop who travelled back in time (I think to the 1800s) by ...
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Movie where people communicate with a spirit using dice

In the movie I watched, I think there was a man who is killing people at the behest of his mother's spirit, though I'm not sure on that part. There was a scene where a group of characters communicates ...
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Movie where people try to kill a possessed woman with morphine

I watched a movie where some woman was being haunted by a demon. I think it appeared as a human man with a painted face. During a writing exercise of some kind, a teacher or professor tells the people ...
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Movie where an evil spirit is exorcised with poison

I remember the ending scene of a movie that I watched. In it, a girl, her father, and some other man are discussing how to exorcise an evil spirit out of the girl. The man places a cage with a rat or ...
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Old scifi movie about a young boy who stows away on a moon launch or other American space flight?

Plot Details/Summary I only remember a bit about the film. It was a color film from either the 60s or 70s. A boy, perhaps a teen, but probably younger, stows away on a U.S. space launch somehow. He'...
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1950s or '60s movie with rock-like monsters that lay eggs inside people, and possibly eat them

I am looking for a movie from the '50s, maybe '60s (not sure). It's about rock-like monsters that attack people and lays eggs inside them, maybe even eat them. That is all I remember about the movie. ...
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Movie about a creature summoned by a Native American curse

I watched a horror movie about some kind of creature that was brought into the world by a Native American chief casting a curse. I think the creature was a monstrous wolf or a werewolf, but maybe it ...
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"I know you're there. I can smell you!"

I'm looking for a movie that scared the bejesus out of me as a kid. It was either a direct adaptation of the Grimm fairy tale, "Hansel and Gretel", or something with a similar story. Kids ...
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Movie about a company that removes people's souls

The movie I watched was about a company that had some sort of machine that would remove people's souls out of their bodies. The soul would appear as a physical object. People went to this company ...
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Movie involving a samurai's ghost and a courtroom scene

I remember partially watching a movie on an airplane. It was about a woman who is able to see the ghost of a Samurai or some other warrior who was beheaded, I think falsely for being a traitor. ...
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Continuity error in Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring?

In the extended version of The Fellowship of the Ring (possibly in the theatrical release as well… I don't know), there's a moment after Sam and Frodo have departed where Sam makes a point about how ...
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Movie Where Male Playwright Brings Characters into Existence by Speaking into a Recorder

I remember watching a movie in which a playwright has a special recorder that he can speak into to make it reality. For example, he described his image of an ideal woman and the woman walked in ...
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Father travels across various realities to save wife and son

I vaguely recall this movie and desperately want to identify what it is. These are the memories I have of it. Father (main character) makes the decision not to pursue career and focus on his family (...
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Fantasy movie from '80s or '70s with rapid ageing death scene

I need help finding a fantasy or adventure movie from the '80s or even '70s in which, after the hero defeats the villain (a sorcerer perhaps), the villain falls to the ground and rapidly ages in a ...
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Foreign (non-US) film about a boy who travels back in time during a a school trip into the mountains, and saves a village

The film was a foreign film (Eastern European?) produced I think in the 2010s. The film was about a teenage boy who is terrified of heights. On a school trip into the mountains he somehow travels back ...
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Movie about a man who claims to be an alien [duplicate]

I watched a dubbed movie about a man who claims to actually be an alien from very far away. This man meets with a group of scientists who are interested in what he has to say. The man explains that he ...
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Horror movie in a subway

I remember watching a horror movie a long time ago. In it, a group of people is trapped in a subway for some reason. They are pursued and killed off by what looks like either some kind of intelligent ...
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Female alien softcore or hardcore movie, cover shows a female leg on White House

Does anyone know what movie name where a female alien invades the USA or the world. I only remember a female leg stepping on the White House on the movie cover.
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In this movie a woman fears that something terrible has happened in the past but it turns out to be a premonition

This is a movie I saw on a few years ago but I cannot remember the title. A couple (the woman is pregnant) move to a house in wine country. She soon starts to get a feeling that something very bad has ...
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In the Prisoner of Azkaban movie, why was there no stag at the scene after Harry went back in time and saved himself?

In the movie, we can see a stag on the other side of the lake. Shortly after, white light comes out of it and chases away the dementors. However, in the 'future' scene, there is no stag whatsoever. ...
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What are the (confirmed) movie references in 'The Mitchells vs the machines'?

When viewing "The Mitchells vs the Machines" on Netflix in German, I recognized the music from "Kill Bill" and there seemed to be other films being mentioned (that I didn't ...
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Coin operated anti alien vehicle cannon in a movie or show?

I vaguely remember seeing a Men in Black styled movie where two guys were sitting in an "anti alien artillery gun vehicle" and had to insert coins into the vehicle to fire the gun. I also ...
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Anime from the '80s where a spaceship is penetrated by a pod containing a transparent, green, gel-like monster

I've been looking for years for an anime which I remember from my childhood and it would mean a lot to me if I could watch it again. I remember just a couple of scenes from the movie: It is a space ...
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1960s or 1970s movie about first stage of alien invasion

At a remote US Air Force radar station in the Arctic, the lone airman/engineer on duty is surprised by the arrival of a group of people, and lets them in. Our hero eventually realises that they are ...
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Trying to identify a movie from an image

Hi, I'm trying to identify the following movie from a picture.
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3D animated movie about a boy who ventures through a portal to a world populated by large aliens [duplicate]

I remember watching a 3D animated movie more than seven years ago ago. It was about a boy or a young man who has a companion or pet of some kind (I think it was a robot maybe?) who goes into a portal ...
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What old sci-fi film is the source of this Hotels.com ad clip featuring a fire-breathing monster?

Youtube keeps giving me ads for Hotels.com, which feature a few seconds of what looks like it must be a scene from an old sci-fi film: There's a giant seal-like monster, on top of a pile of rocks, ...

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