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 with parents who think their child was kidnapped by an alien, but she was actually murdered and buried in a forest by her uncle

The plot is: a child went missing and their parents start suspecting that an alien took her, but in fact the extraterrestrial shows them that she was killed and buried in the forest, and her uncle (he'...
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Movie from the 80's/90's with a deadly virus that makes people spew virulent goo

I have vague memories of a movie I saw as a kid in the 90's, the movie itself might have been from outside the US and from earlier than the 90's (I'd say back as far as maybe early 80's), would not ...
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Movie about a lab where they were trying to trap the souls of dying people

I remember seeing this movie around 1990 and it was already on TV so it could have been a little older. It was about a lab where they were trying to catch the souls and consciousnesses of dying people....
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1960s (or earlier) movie with a fog blistering people's skin

I remember watching the end of this as a child probably before 1970 on TV, only remember it a bit. People walking out of a fog/mist/smoke from a small town all covered with bumps and blisters. I don'...
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Movie about a crashed spaceship where an alien devours crewmembers, and the crew fight back and kill it?

I only saw this movie once when I was a kid so I can only recall some things about the movie and none of the actors. The film is probably late 70's to late 80's era; I don't know the exact year. It ...
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Movie with a giant white room full of hundreds of humanoid monsters

On a DVD or VHS before a movie, I saw the trailer for this movie. In the trailer there's a big white room with hundreds of humanoid monsters inside. I think it might be a comedy because for some ...
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A movie in which an alien with human form turns himself into a dog to avoid police

I'm posting this for a friend. He recalls that there's a scene in the movie where two friends find a (naked) guy who turns out to be an alien. When the police came to their house to investigate a ...
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What is that movie with the big green alien freezing littler aliens?

About 10 or so years ago, I remember watching a movie where there was this planet inhabited by a race of aliens. The boss alien, a big green thing, would often dip the smaller aliens in liquid ...
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Movie where a man's hand is infected by an alien lifeform; the “infection” has kind of a “mini monster head”

I have this scene from a movie stuck in my head where a man has an alien lifeform infecting his hand. On top of that, I have a vague memory of this being at the end of the movie, and of the "...
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Sci-fi movie about robots killing sad people

Astronauts come (back?) to a city ruled by robots. Most people are dead. When people get sad the robots detect it and kill. The robots shows a happy or sad smiley corresponding to their analysis of ...
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Movie about a man who cheats on significant other, able to go back in time but ends up getting cheated on?

There was a movie (not too sure if it came out in the 90s or early 2000s. It was on HBO though) about a man who is able to either go back in time or relive the moment. He was cheating on his ...
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Movie about a man eventually being electromagnetically attached to a woman?

Peace and blessings. I have been looking for this film for years but I cannot exactly remember the plot (or name). It was a movie that came out around the 80s or 90s where at the end of the film a ...
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Movie on alien planet with man shot through tube of breathable liquid

First of all, no it's not "The Abyss" or "Mission to Mars" (unless I'm really remembering that one wrongly.) I can only remember what I'm pretty sure is the ending. Wherein a man ...
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90s film where the Devil impregnates a woman and she kills herself with glass on a balcony

I vaguely remember watching a movie back in the 90s (I think) where the devil impregnates a woman. She then kills herself with glass on a balcony. If I remember correctly he was the typical red beast ...
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Semi-humorous Asian (Indian?) live-action zombie film where a slacker attempts to survive a zombie apocalypse. Zombies cured with skin care products

I think I watched this on Netflix a few years ago, within the last five years, although it could be older. I don't think the film was in English, and part of me wants to say it was in an Asian ...
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Help me find this dark anime/cartoon movie

The film I'm looking for is about 2 boys living at different homes and and are going into training to be space war fighters. One character evolved telekinetic power and started a new training and ...
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Movie about a homicidal monster that lives in a cave, who is actually a woman's son

The movie was from the mid to late '50s. A western setting. Opening scene lady and child in a cabin... boy runs outside to play... there is a bright flash (meteor / comet ). Next scene across the ...
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Animated movie (or series). A robot gives someone a flower. Floating islands

I remember a scene from a movie where like a iron golem or machine gives a person a flower and I think they were in a floating island.
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Movie with a crane smashing into an apartment building, a father looking for his son, and a computer/AI that watches everything through cameras [duplicate]

Trying to find a movie I watched about 10 years ago, I don’t remember much of the plot, nor the title, and I’m trying to figure it out. I recall the following details: Crane smashes into apartment ...
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Japanese Time-Travel Movie where modern soldiers stranded in the past try to create havoc to force their return

I only read a review of this Japanese film and that was at least 20 years ago. From what little I can remember it involved a modern Japanese army unit that is somehow transported back in time. Their ...
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Film where a preternaturally talented hitman falls in love with a woman with the same skills, but she doesn't know it yet

I watched this within the last fixe years, I think on Netflix. We get introduced to a hitman who is extremely talented, able to take down multiple targets without getting injured, and dodging shots ...
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Story about a female space traveler

Anyone know the name of this movie? It is about a female space traveler with narcissistic personality disorder who scams her way into a captain position. However, her ruthless ways end up catching up ...
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Sci-fi movie with “good Samaritan” protagonist moving to a desert planet

I recall seeing this scene on TV a while ago, but never managed to find the movie: The protagonist is moving to a desert planet where water is extremely precious, however he is in a position of power ...
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70s(?) film with rich folks using guns to burn trees for fun?

Trying to find 70s, perhaps 80s, movie with a scene in which rich folks get drunk and shoot trees with futuristic guns setting them on fire. Not a great movie, as I recall, but a memorable scene.
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Why did the movie skip many of the rooms that guarded the Sorcerer's Stone?

In the first Harry Potter movie, The Sorceror's Stone, it is seen that the filmmakers skipped many of the rooms that were shown in the book. They also changed the plot; for example, Hermione stays ...
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Post Apocalyptic movie, beginning has a guy playing a trumpet overlooking a city

Cannot remember any details other than a post apocalyptic style, a dilapidated city, and a guy playing a trumpet. Live action movie, possibly has some kids living in the city the protagonist helps... ...
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What movies does this ad for the Action Movie Kid book reference?

Action Movie Kid is a Youtube channel of visual effects artist Daniel Hashimoto aka Action Movie Dad, where he publishes short video skits of his two superhero children, James and Sophia. In 2015, ...
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Movie with kid crawling on the ceiling

It was a movie I saw as a kid and like the kid I think was crawling on the ceiling and it was horror. I asked my dad and he said it involved crows, but nothing is pulling up.
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Movie/Show Identification - Potentially Early 90s Vampire

I saw a vampire movie when I was a young kid in the early 90s. I thought the movie was contemporary but it could be older. All I remember is that it had vampires, kids, dreamy window curtains, and a ...
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70's - 90's movie ending with truck going off a cliff into ocean (main actor has healing powers from the sun) [duplicate]

I'm looking for the name of a movie from the 70's - 90's time frame where the protagonist discovers he has amazing healing powers after surviving a bad airplane crash. There is some antagonist who is ...
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Asian film with plants attacking 3 girls

I happened to find a link to a channel on YouTube in regards to a YouTube video called "Vines Plant Attack 3 Girls." The video has been taken down and there's only seems to be a screenshot ...
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1990s softcore sci-fi movie with a female cop that turns into a nymphomaniac, and Adam and Eve (or something like that) appearing near the end

1990s softcore flick. This female cop turns into a nymphomaniac that screws any stranger she sees after being infected by some kind of extraterrestrial virus or influence or possession or something. ...
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1970s or 1980s movie about where a guy uses telekinesis to stop a train [duplicate]

I remember a scene from a movie or TV show where a guy is walking on the train tracks and sees a trapped turtle. He bends to rescue the turtle and gets his foot stuck in the switching mechanism for ...
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In the Chamber of Secrets film, were there any signs pointing to the identity of the culprit?

In the Chamber of Secrets book, there are a few signs that the flesh and bone culprit has been acting abnormally throughout the year. I don't think that there were enough for many readers to identify ...
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Why does Tolkien make Thorin to be older than Balin, only to present Balin in the Hobbit as “very old-looking”?

Tolkien characterized Balin in the Hobbit as "very old-looking": ... Instead there was a very old-looking dwarf on the step with a white beard and a scarlet hood; and he too hopped inside ...
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Old science fiction movie where main characters are launched into a star or some sort of anomaly and die [duplicate]

A couple years ago, I watched an old movie (Made a little before or a little after Star Wars) about these people who were in this large ship, and I remember that there was only other one human on it, ...
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Film with a brother and sister trying to track down the mysterious background of their father, and encounter fascist ghosts and their victims

I think I watched this 5-6 years ago with my wife as a movie that we checked out from our library after having seen the trailer on another film we watched. I'm pretty sure it was in English, and had a ...
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Mid-budget 1990s movie with a vampire / Dracula

I’m trying to recall the title of a vampire movie which I believe came out in the 1990s or, less likely, early 2000s. It involved a vampire (very possibly Dracula) who was chained up for much of the ...
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Asian sci-fi movie from early 2000's with two girls fighting on a rooftop?

So, I remember watching on YouTube a movie scene of two asian girls fighting on a random rooftop. One of them uses a enormous piece of wood to attack, and both of them start to use things to hit each ...
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Indie science fiction film - ragtag team searching a planet to place an artifact

In the prologue sequence at the beginning of the movie, it explains that there were 11 or 12 races of aliens at war, but now there are only 3. As the movie progresses, it follows a ragtag team ...
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Sci-Fi movie with attacking trees and vines (Asian) - YouTube scene

I recently found a small scene on YouTube in which a group of soldiers is attacked by plants/vines/tentacles. Looks like an interesting fantasy/sci-fi horror movie. Here is the scene: ...
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Indie science fiction film. Two siblings (one in a wheelchair) take in a stranger

An adult brother and sister live in the desert and take in a stranger who is on the run. The brother, who is in a wheelchair, dreams of creating a flying machine. The sister ends up falling in love ...
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What's the name of this 80s-90s movie with a monster in a lake?

This movie was on when I was a kid so there's very little associated with the memory. There's a dock around a big lake and a boy goes exploring. During various parts of the movie he keeps seeing the ...
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Movie/series where the whole crew of a spaceship and the ship itself are dissolving

I'm looking for a TV series episode or a movie (more likely to be an episode) which I have seen many years ago (early 2000s, but could be older). The crew of a spaceship gets sick without a reason one ...
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Trying to find a film about a boy who finds a buried spaceship that then takes off with him

I‘m looking for a movie I watched at some point during (probably) the mid-1990s on German television (I don't know if it was dubbed or originally German). This is what I remember: the protagonist is ...
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Movie/series where arrestee causes truck to crash into police car by making the truck invisible to the police officers

I'm looking for a movie or tv-series episode that I saw years ago, probably between 2002 and 2012, where this scenario happened: A man (might have been a bald man) is transported by two police ...
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1980s TV show or movie where kids intercept alien TV broadcast. Aliens are flat puppets. They see a gameshow and news of an Earth visit by the aliens

I've been looking for whatever this movie or show this was.... This is an OLD memory and I've not been able to find anything anywhere about it. Some of these details might not be 100% accurate. I ...
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ID a 1980s (TV) movie with the heroine on the run with her dead father's memories stored in a VCR+computer combo in a briefcase

I saw this in the mid-to-late 1980s on British TV. It had the feel of a made-for-TV movie and, as I recall, was American (though it could easily have been a Canadian production). The feel was present-...
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B&W movie with female creature with fish scale skin

As a child in the 60’s I saw a movie with a female creature (mostly human in shape) that had some sort of fish scale skin. As I recall when they showed the creature it was always using the diffused “...
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Late 90's / early 00's animated film involving psychic soldiers/guinea pigs

Along the years, I've managed to find nearly every anime I caught glimpses of on analog television as a kid. But this particular one has left me puzzled for well over a decade. What I can remember is ...

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