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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Movie about Chinese nuclear satellite threatening a US space station

This movie came out in the 80's or early 90's. A crew aboard a space station notice a satellite orbiting close to them and find out it's actually a Chinese orbiting nuclear weapon. They spacewalk and ...
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Anime where a woman knocked into a window leaves Japanese characters with her blood

There was a scene where a random woman was knocked onto a window, and as she slid down, she wrote Japanese symbols with her blood. There were also scenes where a guy said phrases that allowed him to ...
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Old science fiction film about people being turned into aquatic monsters

I remember watching a movie on TV many (40+) years ago. I believe it was in black and white but it may have been in color. The only salient points i can remember was that it was an adventure type ...
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Movie with world globe size red sphere

I know there’s not much detail but a friend of mine is looking for a very specific movie. There is a late 80s or early 90s B or below Sci Fi movie out there that inspired a big red Chinese buoy gift ...
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Movie with Aliens being sold on the Black Market

I watched this movie when I was a kid, around 8-9 years ago (I think) and I can't remember the title or find it on google. I seem to remember it being kind of a documentary style story shot in a ...
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Thriller/horror movie where the mother is behind the bathroom door but has no eyes or nose [closed]

This is a thriller movie I saw ~10 years ago on TV and there was a scene where one of the characters has a nightmare of opening the bathroom door from the inside, and sees his mother behind the door, ...
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Old part-animated live action movie musical; single mom takes a correspondence course on magic

A question yesterday gave me a flashback about a movie I saw a part of long ago, and I'm wondering if someone here could identify it for me. I seem to recall the colors striking me as technicolor, and ...
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Cartoon movie where humans go to a new world and are treated like gods, play in a soccer-like game

It is a cartoon movie. 2 people (along with a pet) go to a new place where those people think of our 2 people as gods. All I remember is (at last) soccer-like match, the goal is like a basketball ...
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Movie about making a movie about zombies when real zombies show up

It's a zombie movie, but they are also making a zombie movie. Then real zombies come out. At one point, a guy takes a girl in a trailer and has sex with her. He starts to bleed when he pees. And it'...
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80's movie with evil amulet?

This was a movie or maybe TV show I remember seeing as a kid - probably in the 1980s, very late 1970s at the earliest. (The film/show itself could be older) The detail I remember somewhat clearly is ...
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Movie title: two planets heading towards the Earth

I saw the movie as a kid, so it was probably from the '80s. It's about two planets heading towards the Earth. The first one passes close by, causing floods, earthquakes, etc. The second one (spoiler ...
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Movie where an adventurer and trickster go into a foggy tunnel to find treasure, traps tempt them off the path

There was a fantasy movie I watched in reruns in the '70s where an adventurer and his trickster friend had to (near the end of the movie) get through a cave to get a critical/magical treasure. Inside ...
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Early 2000s movie with a human-looking alien trying to shake hands with a car

I remember watching this movie in early 2001-2002. Some of the scenes I remember in that movie are: A person (not from Earth, but looks exactly like a human) tries to shake hands with a running car (...
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Does the movie described in Flowers for Algernon actually exist?

In Flowers for Algernon (by D. Keyes) there is a passage describing a movie that main protagonist was watching: A psychological film about a man and woman apparently in love but actually ...
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An alien desert film

So I’m trying to remember the title of the film, but I don’t know what it is. The movie took place in a desert and the characters were alien soldiers, which I think wore red and blue armor. In one ...
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Movie where a girl fought her inner demons of conformity on the way to the bathroom

I saw a part of this movie. It was an artistic movie, it looked like it shouldn't have been a movie, but it was. There was a girl, the protagonist, dressed in a green long dress, assisting a gala with ...
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genesis of the daleks and the link with the dalek invasion of earth

In the 5th episode of 1975 story "Genesis of the Daleks", Davros threatens to torture Sarah and Harry unless the (4th) Doctor gives information about Dalek losses. I assume that there was some means ...
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Roadbuilding machine plowing through the Amazon rainforest using heat beam

In the 1960s I saw an animated film. Among other projected advances, there was a large machine that obliterated everything in its path by shining a road-wide beam of light ahead of it -- presumably a "...
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1950s or 60s Disney(?) film showing car with concrete wheels bouncing along a rubber highway

In the 1960s I saw an animated film on American TV, I think on The Wonderful World of Disney, that showed the future of road-building. It may have dated to the 1950s. [Among other projected advances, ...
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Do the time travel rules of the Indian movie 24 make sense?

There are basically three kinds of time travel stories in terms of they handle paradoxes: Stories that obey the Novikov self-consistency principle, like the TV show LOST and the movie Interstellar, ...
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1980s/90s animated sci-fi movie where people trapped in an egg escape by dropping a bullet which grows spikes

I have a question about some animated movie I saw as a kid in the 90s. The style cannot be described as strictly American/Japanese/European as far as I remember. I’ve searched IMDb and many other ...
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'90s film where someone stand in front of massive high speed train [duplicate]

Looking for a name of a film I saw long ago. Feels like late 90s ish. All I remember ... these people need to get to a fortress complex far across a desert. There are these massive automated uber ...
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Time Travel movie with a scene in a control centre that shakes whenever the timeline changes [duplicate]

Looking for a movie about time travel, possibly made in the 80s. The only scene I remember is set in a control center. Every time there is a change in the timeline, the present adjusts which causes ...
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A movie where two sisters get a magical dress

A long time ago I have watched one very beautiful movie but I can't find it now. It's something about two blonde sisters, the older one was extremely lazy but the younger one was very diligent and ...
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Film about World War I soldiers in the trenches who find themselves in a hellish maze

I think I watched this 3-5 years ago on a DVD from the library. The setting is a set of trenches, I'm pretty sure in World War I. A group of English speaking soldiers storm the other side's trenches, ...
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D&D-like fantasy film from possibly the 80s

When I was a little kid I was fascinated by this movie but I only remember parts of it. These are the little snippets I remember: The villain was a Darth Vader-like black knight with a large sword. ...
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70s/80s scifi movie: astronauts return to future earth [duplicate]

I remember seeing a movie when I was young (around late 80s) about a couple of astronauts returning to Earth. They either had some kind of an accident or fluke as there was some sort of time travel ...
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Movie: An angel hits a satellite and falls to Earth

I only remember the opening scene of this movie. From what I remember, an angel hits a satellite and falls to Earth, ending up in a guy's back yard pool. The pool area is strewn with stuff like there ...
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Looking for a time travel movie from 70's or early 80s

All I can remember is that a young boy enters a science lab and finds a time machine with a capsule, and travels through time and ends up in the past in a forest, where he stumbles across an old man. ...
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Movie with giant spider-like alien robots kidnapping people [duplicate]

Giant robots with an oval-looking head with a few of long legs (like spider) but bigger Lighting strikes down into the middle of the road and that’s how they came They climbed out and starting ...
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How many times does Dumbledore use the Pensieve in the films?

I wondered how many times the Pensieve is used by Albus Dumbledore in the films?
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post apocalyptic movie with eagle-helmet

The movie might be from the 80's. I only remember (barely) some few scenes of the beginning. It's located in a wasteland, a guy on a motorcycle who wears a helmet decorated as an eagle comes to a ...
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Mid-50s sci-fi movie in which one of the creatures flutters through the air and lands on victims heads and encloses it with its body

Does anyone know the name of a movie in which one of the creatures flutters through the air and lands on victims heads and encloses it with its body?
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Movie with wormlike creatures in an island which enter and consume human bodies; they don't survive saltwater

This movie is about worm/leeches that enter the human body. At first the person feels better and maybe with abilities but the worms continue to grow and multiply until they consume the host. And they ...
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50s movie with a creature that looked like a Christmas tree made of garbage bags

My husband is trying to recall the name of a 50s sci-fi movie that had a creature that looked like a Christmas tree made of garbage bags.
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Film about the USA being run by fake videos of the president after his kidnapping

I am looking for a film from the 70's or 80's where the president of the United States of America is kidnapped (possibly kept underground) by a group who then produce fake videos (using some type of ...
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A melancholic children's film set in a sandy landscape [closed]

I don't remember any of the plot, only two scenes, and mostly how it made me feel. I think I saw the film in the late 1980s or early 1990s on some German children's TV programme. Whether the original ...
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In Alita: Battle Angel do cyborgs have stomachs?

Probably my favorite live action movie based on a manga, Alita: Battle Angel depicts a deep and detailed post apocalyptic world. In some occasions we see Alita eating actual food and seemingly enjoy ...
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What changes Vader's feelings on the the dark side? [closed]

In The Empire Strikes Back, Vader says to Luke: Vader: If you only knew the power of the dark side... And he says it in a way that's obviously advertising its appeal to Luke. However, in Return ...
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Old horror/scifi/monster movie with a Bigfoot-sized monster that has red vision and attacks a woman through the floorboards

I was very little when I saw this horrifying at the time movie, so take what i describe with a grain of salt. I saw it between 1997-1999 on VHS but I believe the movie could be anywhere between the ...
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80s/90s Scifi movie where an alien family is stuck on Earth

When I was younger I remember watching a copied VHS that had a partial sci-fi movie on it. From what I remember a humanoid alien family somehow gets stuck on earth. There were 2 sisters whose hair ...
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Alien doomsday movie where a good and bad alien fight whilst two kids look for a doomsday device

There are two kids and two aliens in this alien doomsday movie, one good and one bad. I believe the "good" alien is Dwayne Johnson or Vin Diesel. The "bad" alien is of size and shape of the ones in ...
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A movie about kids having imaginary friends

I watched this movie a long time ago, probably it’s from 80s or 90s. The kids have imaginary friends (which is common even in real life) and they are taken to the doctor by parents, but the imaginary ...
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Movie where a blob-like alien crawls into a man’s mouth

I remember watching a movie as a child. The one scene I remember was a clear blob like alien crawled into a man’s mouth and the man was frantically trying to drink alcohol in the middle of the store. ...
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A Circus/halloween movie from between 2000 to now

I'm trying to find a circus movie where people were getting transformed into different creatures for a "show" of the circus; one was transformed into some sort of clown/joker, one as a witch and the ...
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Movie where some soldiers go into a bunker in a city because of dangerous conditions outside

As I was a child I saw a few minutes from a sci-fi movie on a video tape of my parents, but it was so horrifying, that I did not watch it. The scene I can remember, that people (maybe soldiers) find ...
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80's movie involving replacing actors with CGI [duplicate]

This was a movie I saw a few times on British TV during the 80's, but I don't think it was much older than that. English language, almost certainly American-produced. I think it was an action movie, ...
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TV series/movie with a guy that can create electricity between his hands [duplicate]

Like the title says I'm trying to find a series or movie that involved a team of people from which I can only remember this one guy always doing some hand motions and getting electricity to spark ...
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Late 90s movie about people disappearing (down drains, I believe)

I only remember the trailer and vaguely at that. It began with a statistic about how many people go missing every year and are not found. There was an "at first they thought people were being abducted ...
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90s(?) cartoon movie: female servant enters the castle's forbidden room when the Lord is away, he tries to kill her for it

There was a dark castle I think, that is no one should come in! And there was a servant or someone like this in it, who served a lord vampire (or maybe not a vampire!). There was a big room in this ...