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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Sci-fi movie with one survivor and an organism(?) recreating his memories

I've watched this movie some time ago. Actual info about plot: There is a man waking up in spaceship/ space station. He is awoken by an ex-girlfriend/wife(?). She asks him a couple of times if he ...
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Is the 1990 Australian produced show **Ultraman: Towards the Future** in continuity with the other Ultra series?

Just managed to find this show, and I remember it [vaguely] as my third or so introduction into the Ultra-verse [saw clips of the original 1960s show as a kid, a version that happened later in the ...
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Movie Identification: Police chase in a SF movie

Based in the future. The only scene I remember is that the guy is running away from the police. As the police are chasing him (in a tunnel-like environment), the cost of the chase (i.e. the fuel cost ...
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Short film with a young adult female talking to her boyfriend over video chat about the ghosts in her apartment

I watched this somewhere in the last five years, I think as part of an anthology (or maybe just a collection) of horror shorts. The opening has a young adult female (might have been Asian?) talking to ...
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European romantic movie [on hold]

Many years ago, I watched a movie of a rich woman that falls in love with a man that works for her family.they use to meet and make love by a cave by the ocean. The used to read also, He wants to ...
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What Film Or Show Is This Spaceship From?

I was out with friends last night and we went into a sci-fi bar where they have props and models all over the place. We had fun identifying all the ships, costumes and stuff, but one model had us ...
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Movie where man is fastened on table and ants are eating/torturing him

As a kid, in the early 90s (maximum 91) or late 80s (87 till 89) I was in the cinema and saw some SciFi apocalyptic movie. I only remember one scene when one man is fastened on some table and ants ...
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Anime Movie: Floating Islands, Post-Apocalypse Fantasy/Steampunk, Clans at War, Brother and Sister

I've been searching everywhere for this film, any help would be great! I remember so many details but still can't find it... (tl;dr - Anime Brother and One-Armed Sister on Post-Apocalypse Floating ...
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Movie about cop with a control chip in his head which breaks

In the 90s or early 00s I watched a film about a corporation who controlled society. All citizens had a chip in their heads, that substitutes and decors their reality. For example, a future style city ...
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Old zombie movie I saw in the early 90's where a girl crawls through the duct vents of the apt building to escape them

It was a movie that took place in I think an apartment complex. There was a little girl who got attacked in her apartment and she had to escape by crawling from room to room through the duct vents. ...
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Space station with sentient spiders

I saw a film a few years ago. They had a spaceship and went to their spaceship station where these spider type things were on board where they later found out. They leave and blow up the station and ...
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80s sci fi film with line “Paris? Bye bye!” [duplicate]

I've just been reminded by a friend of a line in a film we saw mid/late '80s (on video, so may have been earlier but it definitely had an 80s feel to it). It was a humorous sci fi involving humans and ...
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Movie where a prisoner escapes from a crashed ship on a desolate alien planet

The movie starts off with a crashed ship on a desolate alien planet. This ship was holding a prisoner who escapes and the guards on the ship have to find and bring him back. BOOM plot twist the guards ...
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Movie with female protagonist that can travel a few seconds back in time

Looking for a movie, released probably after 2000, about a woman that can travel back in time. I think she is not the only one and eventually a group is after her, including her boss, who sets a ...
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Movie name with invisible man

Around 6 years back I started watching a movie on television and could never finish. In the very start of the movie, a male actor wearing a red T-Shirt (let's say his name is Tom) became invisible ...
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2000s space film where an alien species has almost wiped out the human race in a war

I need to find a film that I watched when I was a kid in 2000-2004 (don't remember the exact time). I remember the film about a person telling a story to his kids. The story is about the fight ...
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Sci-fi movie featuring octopus type alien

Trying to remember a sci-fi movie featuring a purple (?) Octopus type alien stalking the crew of a spaceship. I only remember one scene. The creature only had one eye and I think was acidic. Maybe 6 ...
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Tomboy girl befriends some clockwork robot and has an older sister who's evil and brainwashed her to wear makeup

I can't quite remember the name of this movie. Somewhere before 2010 but is probably older than that. It was either on Encore channel or HBO. I can only remember the film being very clockwork/...
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What sci fi movie was set in a cavern & dealt with electricity generation?

What sci fi movie (could have been a "TV" movie) was set in a cavern & dealt with electricity generation? The struggle in the movie was "cowboy inventor dude" vs "evil corporation". Protagonist ...
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How wide is the beam of the death star's main weapon?

At the point of impact on the surface of a planet (or capital ship in the case of death star 2) how wide is the laser(?) beam of the death stars' main weapons? From what I can see on-screen, there is ...
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Older film involving a murderous ghost of a mountain climber

I unfortunately never watched the movie myself, but I remember reading about it in an article about 4-5 years ago, which had a decent amount of details. It was an older horror movie, considered to be ...
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Movie about space rangers fighting giant yellow bugs

I think it’s a 90’s scifi movie about giant alien bugs attacking a space ship with lots of people on it and there are a couple of rangers fighting them. If I recall correctly they kinda look like ...
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Movies Where Reality Changes at Night and People Wake Up to a Different World Every Day [duplicate]

I am looking to identify a movie where the world is changed every night and people wake up in a different world. The only scene I can remember is of a City (vaguely 'Gotham' in muted colors) being ...
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Movie where person reads ads to you

I believe this movie was futuristic, perhaps a view into what life would be like in the future. It dates from 2015 or later. In the movie (I believe) someone is eating at a diner and doesn't have the ...
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Animated 70s/80s movie or series with haunting soundtrack and an egg shaped spaceship

This has been bugging me for years. I watched this incredibly memorable animated film or series as a child in France in the 80s/90s and cannot find the name of it. It has a particularly haunting ...
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What were the abilities of Li Chi-Tak's Black Mask?

Aside from some references to the Jet Li film Black Mask based on the same character, in which he's simply a highly trained super soldier who can't feel pain, I can't find too much on the character in ...
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B/w movie 1950s or 60s, communist scare, signals are being sent to earth. Religious undertones

The movie is from the late 1950s or perhaps early 1960s that used to be in circulation on a channel out of Boston. The movie centred around these two scientist who are receiving transmission pulses ...
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Movie with “White box dimensions” where woman is shot at the end

My dad was watching a movie on TV roughly 15 years ago (maybe a little less), where people were dying in what looked like "White box dimensions". I say this because that's what it looked like, from ...
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Early 80's fantasy (ish?) film where some kids are trying to save a magical creature by returning it to the ocean

I am trying to recall a movie I'd seen circa early 90's (via a pre-'tweenified' Disney Channel) and what I recall of it involved kids on a beach or some kind of coast discovering a magical creature (...
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Post-apocalyptic family survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their house

I watched that (B&W) nuclear movie in 1988 on TV. Post-apocalyptic family survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their house, where fear and dwindling ...
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Movie where people enter a church but find they can't leave, not in English

I was watching this on UK television one afternoon in the 1980's. Subtitles and I think they were speaking Spanish (or Italian/French maybe - poor ear for languages) but my first wife came home and ...
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Sci fi film similar to Village of the Damned

I saw this in the late 1960's/early 1970's on UK television. It was black and white but that was the only telly my parents had (so it might have been in colour) I don't recall the full plot. ...
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Why did Voldemort fall with Harry in the final battle?

In the finale battle between Harry and Voldemort, Harry leaps off a certain height dragging Voldemort down with him. This causes them both to be disoriented when they land, which ultimately places ...
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Horror film (scene) where a guy tries to escape from a haunted house and is swallowed by the pavement

I remember this odd scene from when I was really young in the late 80's though judging by the clothing styles in this movie this film may have been from the 70's. I think the characters where sort of ...
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1980s movie or TV show where a woman is turned into a Raggedy ann-like doll at the end

I must have been about 6 when I saw this show; it was late at night, and seemed more for adults, so the details are vague. From what I remember: There was a woman with some type of supernatural power,...
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Sword-and-sorcery flick from the 80s with a magic scarf that saves the hero's life

The only thing I can remember about this 80s sword-and-sorcery movie is that the knight received a green scarf from a (possibly magical) maiden/princess, and at the very end of the film, his enemy ...
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(Canadian?) Movie about Mysterious Alien Spacecraft and the NASA-like Org Trying to Discover their Purpose

I saw a movie on Amazon Prime (I think) about some alien spacecraft that appear all over the Earth just hovering in the sky for several months. I believe the movie is Canadian. Most of the characters ...
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Unknown 80s/90s supernatural thriller movie

I saw a movie many years ago (25+) and haven't found it again since. US made movie. It starts with a woman walking through a parking lot and she's being harassed by some guy and a stranger steps in ...
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How do Mogwai reproduce?

Not talking about the defective, naughty "Pre-Gremlins" that you get when water hits them,... but actual natural reproduction. Does it occur only, like, every 100 years? Are there any female ...
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Intelligent, talking zombies caused by dark water; one zombie kills another zombie

Looking for a movie with intelligent zombies that can talk, one zombie even kills another. Media: Movie What year I saw this: 2004-2009 Tone: Horror/Comedy Setting: America Language: English In color ...
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Movie with a girl/fairy who was talking to a unicorn in a snow covered forest

I watched this movie some time in what was probably 2010 or 11 on Netflix. I keep randomly remembering it and every time I search for it, I can't find it. I don't know what it was called, but I ...
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A Movie About A Kid Making Wishes

It was years ago, and I was born in 2002. It starts with a fat kid with an infinite chocolate bar supply in his pockets. It turns out his friend, who is the protogonist of the movie, got a wishbook. ...
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Movie where man is unable to die, keeps trying to kill self

A man is unable to die, he keeps on trying to kill himself and, possibly, is also attempted to be murdered, but he is invulnerable. I am dimly recalling the last few minutes, he either jumped off a ...
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A man notices that has wife has tentacles coming out of her body that lead down to the sea

All I remember is that there's a scene where a man's wife(?) walks into the room and then he notices that she has tentacles coming out of her that lead all throughout the house(?) to the sea(?) It ...
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Sci-fi movie featuring a fat man running sideways on a wall

This is clearly a fairly recent sci-fi movie featuring superpowers, but I don't recall seeing it advertised. There's an obese man with his belly hanging out, running on the side of a skyscraper ...
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80’s kids film about two kids who rent a film and get sucked into the TV

This has been bugging me for such a long time. It’s a film about two kids who go to a video store, and this particular video stands out as it has a silver cover. When they play it, they are sucked ...
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Dystopian sci-fi film about population-controlled future society [duplicate]

I am trying to remember the title of a sci-fi film I watched a few years back taking place in a future society where people lived underground in a tightly monitored, population controlled city. The ...
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Film where a boy turns into a princess

I am trying to remember a film I saw as a child where at the very end (I think), a boy who I think is the main character is turned into a princess (or maybe a queen). It turned out that he was always ...
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How could Barty Crouch Jr. have run out of Polyjuice Potion at the end of the Goblet of Fire movie?

Why did Barty Crouch Jr. run of of Polyjuice Potion at the end of the movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire? I mean, it takes literally weeks to prepare, as we've seen in Harry Potter and the ...
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Movie or television series about two grandparents losing their grandchildren, who were born to witches

I watched this around 1998-2000. I remember very little and I am not sure if I'm confusing and mixing two items into one. I am also not sure if it was a movie or a television series. It was very long,...