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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 where boy's parent reveal their alien selves to him

I never saw the full film, just a uk trailer, dated maybe about 1990. I thought at the time "I'm gonna watch that" but then the years intervened. I've had a search through this site but no joy. What ...
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Live action Disney film about a highschool student creating an invisibility formula

This starred a young Kurt Russell​ as a high-school student, his entry in a science fair (I think) is a formula that in theory could turn someone invisible. The principal of the school dismisses it ...
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New Dune film. What should we expect? [on hold]

New Dune movie coming out, searched for it, to my complete dismay, not a single sci-fi connoisseur is talking about it. Shame I say, shame...
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Movie where a circus ringmaster turns people into animals

I’m trying to remember a movie that was circus based where I think animals were turned into people. They couldn’t leave as they would die. The ringmaster did it with magic eye things(?)
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Family sci-fi movie with cool jets stored under their big fancy house

Saw this film when I was little (around 2000-2006). All I can remember is that it’s a family movie and either the dad or the whole entire family fly their own jet/spaceship like thing. They are ...
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Sci-fi film: Underground self-healing machine that fires rocks out of a tunnel

In the late eighties/early nineties I watched a film on the television. The only scene I remember clearly was when the hero is on a desert like planet. Massive great big spherical rocks were flying ...
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Giant alien robots controlled by dinosaurs

I'm looking for a movie I watched in early 2000s, but I'm not sure when it was filmed, maybe in the 80s. It was about aliens having invaded Earth using giant robots. The rebels build their own robot ...
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90s Movie/TV series in which a boy travels to different worlds, fighting an evil scientist [duplicate]

Saw this movie/TV series the 90s, though could have been made in the 80s. It was a live action show. Boy meets a scientist, who can open a portal to different worlds They are being chased by an evil ...
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Early 80s movie about a kind of superhero by accident, the guy breaks a car's wheels with his bare hands

This is a movie I was taken by the school teachers to watch with my peers in 2nd grade. I just remember a few frames, the one in the title, the good guy breaking the a car's wheeldrive with his bare ...
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Animated film about a society's offering for gods

I watched this film on Cartoon Network India sometime between 2005-10. The society, situated amidst a jungle of sorts, has a recurring ritual to offer their produce to the god(s). It is very taxing ...
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Movie about afterlife, large towers with clothing and food [duplicate]

I saw this movie (or maybe it was a TV show) a long time ago. All I remember is a larger number of people waking up in water and making it to the shore, I want to say they died and are waking up in ...
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60's-70's movie: home appliances revolting against the owners

My children asked me about the oldest movie I can remember (as a kid). It is a movie from before 1977 (probably mid 60's - early 70's) about a house where (children? owners?) were not taking care of ...
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Old scifi movie from the 50s or 60s with men in solid red uniforms who interrogate a spy from the past

I'm trying to remember the name of an old scifi movie. Here are the things I remember about it: Three military officers in solid red uniforms with no other markings or identifications of rank on ...
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50's/60's (?) sci fi movie: exploration spaceship escapes a star's supernova, ends up in another universe after being sucked in a black hole

In the early 1970’s I watched a movie on TV as a little kid, about an exploration spaceship that found a red super giant star that was about to go supernova. They tried to escape and got sucked into ...
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Flying Bloodthirsty Lampshades

I vaguely remember an old black and white movie with things that looked like lampshades. The lampshades would settle on a persons head and they would start bleeding and die. Anybody know the movie?
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Movie with a hockey player saving the world from extra terrestrials

I watched it in 2015. It's in English. Possibly Hollywood movie with Russell Casse (I'm not sure). A group of people have been abducted and a blonde girl is used for experiments. The extra ...
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Horror movie about a virus at the prom; beginning and end are stylized as a cartoon

Movie seen around 2010, about the virus at the prom, a lot of blood, in some places disgusting, but with humor. The beginning and end are stylized as a cartoon.
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Movie or TV show where a man drowns himself in a lake to plug a hole while a woman feeds him grapes

I am trying to figure out where a scene came from, either a movie or TV show, in a medieval setting, where a man is sacrificing himself in a lake to plug a hole that would otherwise drain the lake. ...
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Movie: hero can control movement of people or things by sticking a paper on his forehead

Long ago there was this movie, set in Africa I guess, where the hero would control another thing (human or not) by sticking a paper or something similar to it on his forehead to control his movement. ...
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Movie: astronauts visit a Mars-like planet with aliens passing as humans, alien embarks the ship, which destructs before landing on Earth

The only things I remember are a group of astronauts visit a Mars-like brown planet (or Mars itself) where they find a small group of humans living there. They are trapped because of some type of ...
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Horror film about a man brought out of cryogenic suspension without a soul, around 1990

This is a matter of vague childhood memories, but I remember seeing a preview for a film on TV where a man was brought out of cryogenic suspension and somehow, the process had made him a killer. I ...
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Sci-fi horror movie with sentient goop, reasonably recent

For the longest time I've failed to remember the name of a movie, which was definitely released post-2000. I think the main character had a buzz cut, and it opened either on a military base or in a ...
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Scary film where a woman has vaginal teeth

I started watching this film late at night a few years ago. UK. I suddenly leaped up and grabbed the remote and switched it off. This woman was setting off to have sex with a bloke and the viewpoint ...
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Film where the government was corrupt with aliens, people sent to kill aliens are given rigged visors not showing the right targets

I remember a film where the government was corrupt with aliens, people were sent out to kill these said aliens with visors which would show an alien if there was a green heart present, however these ...
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Movie about a man trapping his soul in a box thus making him immortal

Saw the ending for this in the early 80's. His soul is trapped in a box or placed there making him unable to die. Ends with him walking into the street and being messed up by a car hitting him but ...
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Film about a guy who travels back in time through a cave, brings an old man to the present and tells him the “strange bird” he's seeing is a plane

It was sometime between 2007-2014 I saw this (colored) film, and I only remember very few details. It was about a young guy (between 15-25), who went into a cave. Inside, there was a shape of a hand ...
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Movie about a blue-blooded alien princess, sent to Earth for safekeeping [duplicate]

The movie was about a girl who seemed normal, she had a brother (I think they were twins but not sure). She gets sick or is injured and is taken to the hospital. They take blood from her and it turns ...
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Sky City dystopian film, similar to Alita: young female robot befriends scavengers and discovers she used to be a warrior from the sky city

The film I need help finding is set in a dystopian future where humans coexist with cyborgs/robots. The protagonist is a young female who gets dumped down the trash chute and falls to ground level ...
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Late 1950s sci fi movie where two pilots tested out an experimental military jet and landed on another planet

I saw a movie in about 1957 or '58 which began with two pilots who were testing some sort of experimental military jet. They went so fast and so high that when they landed, it turned out that they ...
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Realistically-looking feature film - menacing microscopic life-forms discovered during Apollo-like moon landing [duplicate]

I am trying to locate a movie I watched around 2012, released (I think) about 4-6 years earlier. It was about an Apollo-like moon landing, where the astronauts bumped upon an unknown till then ...
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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 ...