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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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1970s supernatural thriller featuring a black dog

I've been trying to recall the name of a film I saw a couple of times long ago. It's a supernatural thriller, but I don't remember much of the plot. A black dog, likely named Nosferatu, featured. The ...
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A Fantasy movie with a powerful humanoid being that lives in water

I watched this Fantasy movie, in French, about half a dozen years ago. It was shortly after it was first released in France, probably not so long after it was first released in English speaking ...
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Horror movie that has a demon hand coming through a mirror

I think this movie was from either the 80's, the late 70's or even the late 80's. The only parts of this movie that I can recall (I was really young when I watched this with my dad) was a priest (I ...
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New Bob Lazar movie [closed]

I distinctly recall seeing a trailer to some kind of new Bob Lazar film (not Area 51 & Flying Saucers): I saw this trailer quite a bit later than the release date of Area 51 & Flying Saucers ...
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Movie with airplane attacked by magnetic shock [duplicate]

I recall seeing a trailer a few years ago which first showed a passenger plane apparently stopping working mid-flight due to some magnetic-field attack and as a result plunging towards the ground. ...
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Movie with a gate guarded by two statues

I recall a movie I watched more than 10 years ago with this scene in it: A young and an old man are observing a far away gate through a telescope. The younger one is going to pass the gate and the ...
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Horror movie in which one or more characters peer through windows at a house across the way and watch the silhouette of a man who might be dead

Viewed at US drive-in mid 1980's, this horror movie could (??) have been non-English and black & white. Unknown release date. Unknown country of origin. Passage of time has made me an unreliable ...
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Event horizon transcript [closed]

http://www.script-o-rama.com/movie_scripts/e/event-horizon-script-transcript-neill.html Event Horizon transcript: Want something hot and black? Is that an offer? No. What does he mean exactly with ...
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Show or movie where a blue alien is discovered by kids in a storm drain or sewer and cuts off its own foot

My daughter is obsessed with finding out what movie or show she watched as a kid, but no googling has helped, so I'm hoping you geniuses can solve the issue! When she describes it, it sounds a bit ...
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Late 90s–early 2000s movie about a woman injected with something that makes her have sex with people and kill them

I'm looking to identify this movie that played on TV around 2007, so it could have been a late '90s or early 2000s movie. It was about a woman injected with something that makes her have sex with ...
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70's-80's sci-fi/fantasy movie (TV) with togas and crystals

Movie's title had something to do with an astronomical term. Crystals, caves, and togas were a common theme. A father and son fought with crystal swords. Some existential dread over a long lasting ...
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Story Identification with Pirates, Sand Sharks, and Chicken Leg Trees

This movie or tv show was from the mid-1990s or prior. In one scene, a couple pirates are discussing the food growing on the various trees of the island. One of the trees is growing chicken legs. ...
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Poorly-acted 90s–2000s low-budget sci-fi movie with ill-fated desert miners and a man-eating monster

I'm looking to identify this movie that was really low-budget; I saw it sometime in 2023. I remember there was a group of miners that had gone either into a cave or mine because there was supposed to ...
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70's sci-fi movie or series with a young Native American on a quest to find strange looking medallions

Maybe this is a 70's movie or series. Saw it on TV when I was a kid (around 1978). Young Native American on a quest to find strange looking medallions. The medallions are square and shiny and at least ...
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Old animated movie in which three heroes (two men and one woman) push a big alien into the Sun

There was a animation that had three heroes; two men and one woman. I remember that they finally pushed a big alien into the Sun! Mount Rushmore also was in this movie but the mouth of his face could ...
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70s or 80s film or TV show with a handgun that fires backwards and a torture chamber that burns the skin off and chars the victims black

I saw only a few minutes when channel surfing as a kid but it stuck with me and I always wondered what it was. One scene involved a group of people chasing an individual through some corridors, but ...
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Help me finding a movie from a trailer I saw on facebook

An young girl starts to see a woman from distance but not coming close enough. Waving, talking, watching, and standing. She starts to talk to her black friend and asks him to go to the woman and talk ...
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Movie I saw in the 80s where a substance oozed off of movie stairs leaving a wet cat behind

I remember this movie as a summer movie in the early 80s. My movie experts have watched even the worst blob movies to rule that out. All I remember is where a substance is oozing back out of a movie ...
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Movie with a scene where animal robots were hunting humans

I was around 6-8 years old when I saw this movie 10 years ago, and I remember seeing alot of humans scattered around a mixture of plains and forests at night. Some locked themselves inside an ...
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Movie involving virtual reality, a little person with a girlfriend or wife, and sex/nudity

To be honest, I just remember watching this movie and for like two months it's bugging me that I don't know the name, but here are the details I can remember. It's a movie that has the element of ...
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Old horror movie about a scientist building a device to stop death [duplicate]

I've a hazy recollection of seeing a short glimpse of a black and white horror movie on TV in the 1980's. The movie was old already then. I believe it was about a researcher who built a device that ...
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What is the first science-fiction film that features the Silence Group?

According to Donald Keyhoe, author of "The Flying Saucer Conspiracy," the phrase "Silence Group" has been used in UFO circles since the early 1950s. Wikipedia (entry: UFO ...
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1960s-70s movie in color; Human reactions being tested before assistance provided

I'm not clear if this was a film or series, but I don't remember the characters in anything else. That wouldn't rule out something like The Twilight Zone, but my memory was that it was more than an ...
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Post-apocalyptic movie with two siblings

Here is a picture from the movie: https://twitter.com/FilmDevourSFF/status/1213471900418134017 It appears to be about two siblings who have to fight in an apocalyptic world, but I can't find the name ...
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70's/80's movie about two aliens that were supposed to be twin brother and sister. Human parents got them from the hospital as babies

Please help me identify this movie. I saw it twice in the 80's, but it could have been a 70's movie. There were two aliens that were supposed to be twin brother and sister. Human parents got them ...
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Retro Japanese anime movie where a boy reincarnates into the spirit world with a witch or demon princess

Trying to remember this anime that seemed from the 90s or earlier. It had a boy who falls in love with a witch and goes to the spirit world with her and then gets caught up in all sorts of drama I can’...
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This is a time travel movie with a child that keeps going to the past where he meets a boy and eventually saves him from falling into a well

This is a live action movie. The child, a boy, I think, moves to an odd house where he finds passages into the past of the house and its family. He becomes friend to a boy there. Somehow what happened ...
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A Fantasy movie with both animation and real actors, in particular a shy, bookish boy

I watched this movie in French, but it was obviously in a very American suburban setting. A shy little boy has no friends to play with and is even afraid to ride his bicycle. His only pleasure is ...
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Alien movie with rope like tails

I watched this movie when I was like 10 maybe, so 20ish years ago, but it had aliens and humans in pink slimy like pods (but not pods, like a wall of pods) and the aliens had rope like tails. I can't ...
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80's or 90's anime(?) movie with tiny robotic spiders that were taking control of humans

I'm looking for the name of an 80's or 90's anime(?) movie with tiny robotic spiders that were taking control of humans. The spiders occupied their hosts by entering their heads through their ...
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A movie from the 70s, 80s, or 90s like John Carter (2012) with a guy from Earth, a girl, and a caveman/tribesmen

When I was younger I watch this sci-fi/fantasy movie on YouTube but I can't remember its name. It had a man from Earth getting transported to another world. He meets a lady, who turns into his love ...
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Old show or movie involving a wizard school where a boy turns colored sand into a giant soccer ball

Hoping for an answer, but this could be a false memory. My mother had this recorded off television on VHS in the 80s,so it would have to be made then or earlier. It was live-action, not animated. I ...
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Name of movie or show with female sword fighter in dystopian future or perhaps another planet?

I can't give too many details as I was only flipping through channels and don't know the story line and my memory is horrible. I am guessing it was possibly on the SyFy channel in the early 2000's or ...
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Movie or show in which a boy with a tape recorder meets an alien in the woods

In the film or show, a boy with a tape recorder meets an alien in the woods.
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Movie or maybe TV series in which someone has a total blood replacement operation to save their life

I have a vague memory of a scene, either from a movie or TV show, in which a character has all of their blood drained and replaced in order to save their life as there's something in their blood which ...
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Looking for the name of an old East Asian sci-fi movie

I’m looking for this live-action movie I used to absolutely LOVE when I was a kid; however, I don’t remember much about it and would be so grateful if someone could figure out what I’m talking about. ...
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Looking for a TV series about becoming invisible

The show is about two teenage friends who find a formula in an old book that makes objects invisible. To make the invisibility potion, they find an old book in the library and borrow chemicals from ...
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Movie where the only survivor from a space colony or expedition is found and recovered by a ship. He turns out to be infected and turns evil

I am thinking that I have seen this in the 1990's or 80's but am not sure. I did not see the complete movie and don't know how it ended or began. When I started watching it, they recovered a guy that ...
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Teen witch movie from 80s or 90s

I watched this a long time ago so I don’t remember everything. There’s a teenage girl going into a new school who gets half of a magic necklace which lets her get whatever she wants. The mean girl ...
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Movie in which the couple figurine atop a wedding cake doubles as a voodoo doll

I have only very vague memories of this live-action horror movie: I watched it in the 90s, or early 00s, on TV. It had a "British" feel to it, though I most likely watched a German dubbing. ...
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Movie about an odd hidden shop of wonders

It was a movie/short/series I watched either in the late 1990s or in the early 2000s. Might be older than that. A group of teenagers stumble into a shop full of odd and maybe wondrous knick-knacks. It ...
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Late 1990s to early 2000s movie or TV series that involved a talking goose/duck

I'm trying to identify a movie or TV series I've seen as a child/teen (so in late 1990s / early 2000s, though this could be an older production that got re-broadcasted). I'd gladly get some help, here'...
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Film with a spaceship crew fighting a cyborg who can rebuild themselves. Girl main character

This was a movie from the 90s, I think. It takes place in space on a spaceship. The crew is fighting against a cyborg who can rebuild if damaged. I remember at the end they blow up the ship and escape ...
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Caves and Caverns TV movie?

Way back when, my sister talked about a TV movie she saw which I missed called Caves and Caverns, about a group of students who play Dungeons and Dragons for real in the steam tunnels beneath their ...
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Late 1990s to early 2000s movie that involved aliens and meat everywhere

Here's what I can remember: there was meat everywhere tall octopus-like alien that "made" the meat (unsure) the tall alien detects with a lighthouse kind of eye smaller aliens that cant see ...
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Old movie about a man with healing powers who arrives in a town while looking for his mother

I'm looking for a movie from the 80's or 90's. It's about a man with powers who is looking for his mother. He arrives in a town; there, he fixes a man's TV antenna and detects a kid's aneurysm. When ...
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An Asian film about a thug who discovers he has super powers [duplicate]

I believe this was on standard cable many years ago. Maybe the Syfy channel. I think it was dubbed. It starts with this thug who is part of a gang terrorizing an apartment building. At some point, the ...
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Movie about a woman with a sword-shaped birthmark that marks her as the chosen one

I saw this movie on TV, just minutes of it. In the scene, there was a man, a woman, and an older man. It looked like the woman met the man recently and they brought her to the older man to meet. The ...
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3D animated movie, space story with alien princess

I can’t find this movie anywhere on the internet maybe I’m not looking hard enough or something. It’s a 3D animated space story aimed at kids about a boy that was frustrated with something (I couldn’t ...
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Name of (90’s?) movie or tv that had an alien scorpion creature that attaches to a forearm as a weapon/tool?

Name of (90’s?) movie or tv that had an alien scorpion creature that attaches to a forearm as a weapon/tool? I think it was kept in a briefcase and was not meant for the person it was put on but the ...
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