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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 (answers may draw on any adaptation but must be relevant to the question); 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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Film with giant tentacled red aliens which show up at sunrise/sunset, their touch is deadly

The film was set on a alien planet where human soldiers fight against giant translucent red aliens with tentacles. They show up at sunrise or sunset (I'm not sure). They are deadly if touched. I ...
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Live action movie where a brontosaurus-like dino is hurt in a cave

More than 10 years back, I watched a live-action movie on television where a brontosaurus kind of dinosaur is wounded in a cave with a man and a kid near it. The humans look civilized and it's ...
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90s(?) movie with an army of kids in space and “God” in a foggy white room

When I was about 7 in 2009 I watched a movie from a VHS tape that I had also watched a couple years before. I believe it was released in the 1990s. In this live-action movie, I remember there being ...
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Movie: huge Transformers-like robot with red eyes attacks a mafia fighting two Asian actors

My girlfriend says she saw a robot movie long time ago, and even I seem to remember that I also saw that movie sometime in my life, but can't remember exactly what movie/TV show it is. This is what ...
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Early or mid-80s movie about a guy invited to an island to investigate some crime [closed]

Early or mid-80s movie about a guy (maybe private eye?) who is invited to an island to investigate some crime. Around the end of the movie he finds a table with a hand on it that crushes something (a ...
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50s movie with rocks that heat up and burn?

Remember as a kid seeing a 50s B-film with some military personnel finding small rocks that, when taken out of water, burnt through a wooden table... that's all I recall.
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What are the improvised scenes from the Lord of the Rings trilogy?

I think one of the iconic improvised scenes was when Aragorn gave an energetic scream after kicking a helmet close to the camera (as described in this link). Only finding out later that Viggo actually ...
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Low budget alien movie about the Earth being cooked

I’m looking for an alien movie I watched years ago, mid to late 2000’s about the Earth being cooked or heated up by aliens. The poster is a reflection of the Earth heating up with an orange glow on an ...
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Movie: boy escapes the real world and goes to a fantasy world with big furry trolls

It's about a boy who escapes the real world and goes to this fantasy world where he befriends these big furry trolls, the trolls are animated, but the boy is played by an actor.
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Film, friends transferred to a parallel universe where being fat is forbidden, one of them meets his “alternate world” wife

The movie starts with a man in a basement with his dog, and then he transfers his dog to a parallel universe, and then the dog comes back. Then two friends come to visit him in the basement, and then ...
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Fantasy movie where the protagonist gets a broken sword and forge welds it

The film is not modern (1970-1990), similar to Conan the Destroyer, or maybe a remake. Or a TV series. I was young so I don't remember. The film contained a scene where the protagonist gets a broken ...
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Cartoon fantasy film with magical or elemental stones/crystals

It probably was a feature film, animated (Western style/cartoon), released before or in early 2000s, set in medieval times, girl protagonist and an evil witch or magician antagonist. The plot was to ...
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3D anime movie with flying islands, flying submarine like ships, main character's​ name is Mika

I'm looking for an 3D anime movie I saw in 2004/5 maybe older: the main character's name is Mika (male) they fly around in wing-suits there were floating islands and fly submarine looking ships with ...
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Movie: Scientists travel to the future to avoid nuclear war, last surviving one is used as fuel by future humans

My family used to rent a lot of VHS tapes over the school holidays when I was young, and this movie was amongst them, which would make it pre-mid 90's, (possibly 70's or 80's from what I remember of ...
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Late 90's/early 2000's scifi horror movie: spec ops sent to underground lab, infectious goo takes over hosts; goo transform into spiders

In the movie, a special operations group gets sent to an underground lab where some kinda infectious goo gets loose where it can take over the host and control them just as if they were perfectly ...
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80's/90's Sci-Fi Movie: People on desert planet with robot who jumps through glass at the end?

I watched this movie when I was a kid in the early 90's. I have no idea what the plot was, but it took place on a desert planet, I believe it involved some sort of farming, and there was a robot they ...
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What spacecraft that fell to Earth spent a night in Jail?

Comments below this question on Space.SE link to the article Government report on 'space balls' released. Most of the article is about Kosmos 482 but the end mentions another spacecraft fuel tank ...
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Movie where aliens implant eggs in astronauts and slowly take over them except for one alien, Sabrina, who lives with her host body

I watched it on TV in 2002-2004. As I remember, five or four astronauts receive a SOS signal from a station or ship and go to investigate, only to be attacked by an alien creature very similar to a ...
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Sci-fi movie, likely black and white, includes a robot/human losing rivets and bolts (as he was injured)

It's a long shot but still giving it a try. All I remember about this movie which I saw as a child is that there's was an alien robot who did not want to return to the spaceship and drove away with a ...
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UK movie with disguised alien scientist trying to leave Earth

I have been searching for quite a while the name of an old UK sci fi film, that I once saw roughly around 1993-94. To be brief I will only mention that after many escapes from government agents an ...
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Are Dementors able to kill souls in the afterlife?

In the movie The Deathly Hallows Part 2, when Harry was speaking with his parents' souls and other wizards' souls in the woods, if a Dementor had suddenly shown up there, could it have consumed one of ...
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70s or 80s B-movie about aliens in a family's television, fry the house cat and trap the son inside the TV

I saw this B-grade movie in the late 1970s or early 1980s about human looking aliens from another dimension who try to get to our dimension via a family's TV set. The aliens tried bringing the family ...
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Horror Movie where a child had to hide his hands and feet under the bed cover to avoid being caught by a monster

I am searching for the title of a horror movie, which I never saw the end of. As far as I could remember, a brother has to babysit his younger brother, because the parents were out. The younger ...
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Movie where teens escape the cops to an underground tunnel filled with monsters

This movie looks like it was from 2013-15. The first scene starts with a party. The cops show up where a gang of some boys and girls escape them and they end up underground. Under the ground there ...
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80s animated movie where a time traveller goes to the past and is mistaken for Jesus whilst surfing

I need help finding an old animated movie I think was from the 80s. I can only remember one scene off the top of my head, which was about the time traveller being in the past and going for a surf and ...
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Movie where a woman is running away from a plant creature which rips her shorts?

I'm trying to figure out a movie's name. In the movie there was a woman running away from some plant creature, and she was knocked out. I remember it tried to rape her and ripped her shorts as its ...
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80's Animation Sci-Fi Movie - Woman and man on a planet attacked by large colorful bees

First of all, the movie is not Nausicäa or Time Masters (1982). Although it is kinda similar. What I remember (memory is 17 years old): I saw this movie on Free-TV or VHS in maybe 2002. The ...
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What movie or TV series had crosses that were burned into people's necks, hypnotizing them?

I remember seeing this on tv when I was a kid (in 1980's). I'm not sure whether it was a movie or a TV series. I remember two things about it: A cross was burned to the necks of people, and they ...
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What plant are the vines in the fire swamp?

In the movie Princess Bride, Westley and Buttercup flee in to the Fireswamp where Westley uses his sword to cut through vines or vine like plants that are obstructing their path. What are those ...
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Movie about Mulan

I remember having a DVD in the early 2000's that told a version of Mulan's story. It had to be very small studio since I can't find any mention of it on the internet. The animation was also kind of ...
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70/80s TV show/movie, group with powers gained by objects (rings/pendants/medallions?)

I have a memory of a 70s-80s TV show or movie with a small group of people who have powers given by objects (medallions?). I recall a scene where they are in jail without their magic objects but ...
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Has there been a Superhero Musical Movie released in cinema theaters?

So I just watched the teaser trailer to Frozen 2 and while I was getting superhero training vibes from Elsa's interaction with the sea, I realized that this is a musical which got me thinking, has ...
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Movie on board a colony ship with cryo pods that look like vacuum seal plastic bags

I really only remember one scene so bear with me. It was a somewhat recent movie about a colony ship, like a thriller/suspense movie I think, there was a few people waking up every few years to do ...
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Did Horace Slughorn work with Dumbledore at other times?

So, all Potterheads like me know that Slughorn worked during Harry’s sixth year, and some think he worked during James and Lily’s years, but is it possible that he worked with Dumbledore at other ...
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Movie with a returning probe/satellite, an alien infection, and a nuke at the end

I've been trying to find the name of a movie I remember seeing on TV on several occasions. What I remember of the plot: A probe/satellite returns to earth It's brought to an underground facility and ...
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Movie about aliens disguised as humans that turn out to be allergic to latex

I saw this movie (or possibly mini-series) on TV (grandma had cable) in the mid to late eighties. I was young, so I don't remember much. Aliens were hiding as humans so it took a while to figure out ...
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90s(?) movie or TV film, business man from modern times is a warrior of a forgotten line in a fantasy world. He wields a collapsible spear or staff

Ok this is a huge shot in the dark. I remember seeing a live action movie on TV (probably late 90s) and some vivid scenes were it was a man from modern times with a collapsible spear (or staff) and he ...
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Movie with an Indian girl helping a willow tree and a horse after playing with the personified wind; other girl is punished for doing the opposite

This is a long shot, but my cousin had a VHS movie that we used to watch over and over when we were young... during the 2000's. I think her mom had gotten it as a gift or probably as a donation. It ...
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Black and white movie with an alien octopus that emerges from a sphere

When I was 13 (in the late 70s) I stayed with my aunt and uncle for a few weeks. One day on the tv there was a black and white scifi movie. The only thing I remember about this movie is a scene of an ...
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In 'I Kill Giants' what did Sophia see?

On the face of it, I Kill Giants is a fairly straightforward 'allegorical tale' about a young girl retreating into a world of fantasy in order to cope with a distressing family emergency. She's ...
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Love story film - Trumpeter dies, falls in love in paradise, God smokes cigarettes, She is sent to Earth by God and Trumpeter wants to find her

I was wondering if someone knows the name of one love-story film. At the beginning, one guy drowns in a river after a car accident trying to save someone. He meets his grandmother in the paradise ...
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Horror film involving a house with glass windows and mirrors that reveal extra rooms

I watched this somewhere in 2010ish, I think, as a DVD checked out from the library (unfortunately, I check out enough books and movies as to make it difficult to search through their somewhat clunky ...
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Kids movie came out in 90s with wrist watch set alarm for wrestling show but by end is used in another time period

I have been trying to find the title of this kid's movie involving these 2 scenes and the best description from what I can remember. Each of the scenes are connected by the use of the watch but in two ...
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Movie with an airplane crash, supernatural element

An NTSB investigator looking at a plane crash. My memory of some of this is hazy. This movie had very odd elements, like him dreaming about being in a plane and seeing cracks developing in the body ...
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1950-60's movie about alien that crashes to Earth and loses its hand which proceeds to attack people

Does anyone know about an old movie (I think it's black & white) in which an alien that crashes to Earth loses its hand. The thought has occurred to me that this may not be a movie, but a TV show ...
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How did Ginny Weasley have time to petrify Justin? [duplicate]

In the Chamber of Secrets movie Ginny was studying in the study area, and Harry found Justin minutes later. How did Ginny have time to petrify Justin? Was another student possessed?
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Old movie about a crazy flying car

About 11 years ago I remember seeing a VHS movie about some kids and their dad who made a crazy flying car. The car helped the man rescue his kids from an evil dungeon. I think the dad worked in a ...
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Pre-90s movie about brother and sister with telekinesis abilities; sister makes a bird explode with her mind

A movie that I have seen as a child back in early 90s. The movie starts with a blond lady having a breakfast in the garden, and then she gets annoyed with this bird on the tree, so she would make that ...
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In The Two Towers film, how did Faramir's group cross over to West Osgiliath?

In the film The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Faramir and his group of Rangers (with the captive Frodo, Sam and Gollum in tow) witness smoke rising from Osgiliath, which is under attack by Sauron'...
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Movie with a dark journey and a snake-like sea monster

I am looking for a movie from my childhood. I can't remember much, but I remember it was a dark journey. There were woods in the beginning, and sometime after that there is a canyon with a raging ...