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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TV show / movie where a group of kids get pulled from 1 universe/planet to another; they end up in a massive playroom and are toys for a giant's child

I have been trying to remember a series of videos (TV show, series of movies, or direct-to-video) I saw as a kid, possibly released in the 80s/90s/'00s. All I get is random memories of a couple of ...
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Has there ever been a film treatment - tv or movie - of Man in the High Castle?

There's been quite a number of film treatment of SF novels by Phillip K Dick and they have all, at least to my impression, been wildly successful from Blade-Runner based on his Do Androids Dream of ...
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80s-90s movie about teenage alien boys landing on earth

I watched this movie in the early to mid 90s about a small group of teenage like alien boys that landed, possibly due to a tech issue or even crash landing, on earth. They were found by some younger ...
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Movie where two spies are returning home, but have a virus that the enemy put on them as a weapon

I am trying to find this movie I watched a long long time ago. The basics of what I remember: the US (or the "West") is at war with China (or some Eastern power) it was set in the future, ...
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Movie where people understood every language and met older species of human

Quite few years ago I saw few scenes from a sci-fi movie (or at least I think it was a movie). I remember people from all around the world waking up on a beach, they were able to understand each other ...
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Late 70s/early 80s space movie featuring a spaceship shaped like a hand

This is a movie I remember watching as a kid—it might be one of the first movies I saw in a theater by myself, during the summer, probably using one of those summer passes. So I'm placing it late 70s ...
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Movie where woman wakes up in alternate life where she is married to the man she secretly loves and she is the only that remembers the reality

Years ago (early 2000s I think) I watched a scene of a movie where a woman is secretly in love with a married-with-children guy. One day she wakes up being his wife and mother of his child, and the ...
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Foreign film about a dystopian future where people age 30 or over can get "regenerations"

It was a foreign film about a dystopian future where at age 30 people can start getting "regenerations". You can literally go into a place like a dairy and get regenerated; it's that easy. ...
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Sci-Fi movie where half of the people are kept in stasis

This must be real easy if someone knows the title, but google searching for the plot is pretty much useless - I tried it for an hour and still nothing. It’s about a dystopian world with too many ...
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Trying to find this cyborg movie I watched sometime in early 2010s

I think the movie was released around that time (early 2010s, maybe late 2000s, I know it was at least before 2013) but I’m not entirely sure. Basically all I remember is there was this boy and girl, ...
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Trying to find an animated kids fantasy movie from the early 2000s or 90s involving magic crystals

I’ve been trying to find this movie for years The gist of it is that a female protagonist is trying to locate crystals. I believe it was in order to save her city or kingdom from being destroyed. ...
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Looking for Show/Movie from childhood

I once saw a movie where I remember the protagonists entering paintings and interacting with the characters in them, specifically Botticelli's "La Primavera," interacting with the women in ...
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Animated space movie with an all-women crew who are killed except for one who has a son

It is an old animated movie; I watched it on videotape around 1999-2002. I remember that the action is in space, the crew members are women. At the end of the movie, there are only two left alive, ...
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Scientist discovers that Earth isn't in space

I'm trying to recall the title of a movie. A scientist find that earth / space is molecular/atom-sized and space had borders. It should be funny scifi. And I am also not sure if the main story is ...
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Sci-fi/horror movie about a creature or monster loose in a facility in the middle of a desert [duplicate]

I watched this movie long back, so I don't remember much. It might be a late '90s or early 2000s film. I remember only the following points: The movie's opening titles have a shower scene of an ...
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Movie I saw in 1990s With Tentacles & an Explosive Finale

I saw this when I was young, and I only caught the climactic ending. A man is running through some sort of industrial facility. Up on a cat walk, the background has a red lit hue to it. There is some ...
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Asian time travel movie about kids who go into a cave and stop ageing

Last year, I saw an Asian movie on Tubi about three kids who go into a cave (actually, a large hole in the ground). When an earthquake-like event happens, one of the boys stays behind after the other ...
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Movie about a family with an illegal 3rd child on a planet people are trying to escape [duplicate]

Movie was definitely released before 2016. it is about a family with 3 kids for some reason it is illegal to have more than 2 kids. I think the reason is that the planet is in very poor condition air ...
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Story ID: Corporate brands as massive invisible creatures attaching to human minds with creepy tendrils?

I saw this movie once, probably around 2013. I doubt it was made before 2005ish, given the level of CGI. Likely in English — maybe a UK production? — but my second guess is Russian with subtitles. ...
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Anime/cartoon with a man whose shirt rips off and eyes glow red when he activates two metal objects

I've been searching for this anime/cartoon for about 15 years. My local VHS library had this anime (I guess) movie. I can only remember this one scene. On a hill, near a dojo-like house with those ...
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Movie/TV show about people living in a fortress-like city, surrounded by a wasteland populated by violent, mutated humans

I am looking for what I'm pretty sure was a movie. I remember seeing it late at night in the '90s, because I had severe insomnia. People lived in this huge, fortress-like city, and outside it was a ...
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Film or TV movie involving an elderly lady who raises her cane into the air and transforms into an alien

I'm looking for a movie that I watched as a kid, but I can't remember what it's called. Here's some information that might help: The film or TV movie can be from the 1980s to the early '90s. I ...
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1980s movie or TV show with killer seaweed in a lake

Trying to identify a movie or TV show that I briefly caught a glimpse of in the early to mid 80s. The scenes I recall were: boys in a lake throwing a football, seaweed or green thing is shown ...
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80's Sci-Fi TV Movie About a Guy Whose Eyes Change Color as His Powers Increase [duplicate]

I'm trying to find the name of an 80's sci-fi TV movie, possibly something that was intended as a pilot but was never picked up, that featured a guy, as I recall male Caucasian, who gained enhanced ...
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What happened to Rita at the end of Vampire in Brooklyn?

For almost half its run time the movie makes a big deal out of how Maximillian just needs one dance with Rita to convert her, and how he is thwarted at the last minute every time. However, he finally ...
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Looking for an 80s Korean or Japanese movie [closed]

The cover is a girl riding a motorcycle with a guy on it and it is like a perspective thing. It had a blueish-green filter on top. I think it might have been a sci-fi, cyberpunk movie. I remember it ...
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French (?) animated 2d movie where a man follows a woman through various historical and future times

I’m really desperate to find the name of the 30-40 min animated 2d film I’ve watched in my childhood. I remember the general plot and some scenes in the movie. The story revolves around a man and the ...
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Movie about a space cargo transporter who has to pick up a woman and deliver her to a space station [duplicate]

I am looking for a space movie I saw one night on TV, I think it was 2015 or 2016. I don't remember any person's name so it might be difficult. Also searched the entire Wikipedia and Googled a lot but ...
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Movie about a Wild West town which is invaded by aliens

This is a movie I watched that featured a Wild West town which is invaded by aliens. The aliens resemble giant tripods from War of the Worlds, but they appear to be purely biological. Their weapon ...
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Film where a character vanishes while splashing in a puddle of water

Trying to find the title of a film where a character vanishes while happily splashing in a puddle of water. I've dreamed of this particular scene the last few nights and it's driving me insane to not ...
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Fantasy romance movie with vampires and a black and red necklace

My sisters and I use to watch this supernatural romance movie, I don’t exactly remember all the details but I remember some. I know it was for sure supernatural, I think vampires maybe. It involved a ...
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Movie where scientists were doing experiments on prisoners and a surviving prisoner got god-like powers

There were some prisoners that these scientists were doing experiments on. All the other prisoners died except one. He had to be retaught how to read and write by the scientist lady. The prisoner ...
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Movie or TV show that involves a mutagenic substance, similar to the Forced Evolutionary Virus dipping vats from the first Fallout game

This could have been a movie or TV show, but I believe it was in colour. There was a villain who had given himself a reptilian tail and menaces the heroes in some sort of facility with walkways above ...
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Weird/experimental black & white film from early 2000s?

I'm trying to remember a science fiction film I saw on a plane flight around 20 years ago. If I recall correctly, the film was mostly or entirely black and white, but appeared to be a contemporary ...
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'80 sci-fi horror movie featuring an incorporeal alien that passes from human body to body like electricity

The movie begins with a truck transporting a metal coffin with a child inside being cryopreserved. An accident follows and the refrigeration system is damaged releasing an incorporeal alien from its ...
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'80s or '90s movie with a one-eyed monster and a couple of children in a castle

I'm looking for a movie I saw when I was a kid in the '90s, in Finland. I suspect the movie was made in the '80s. I'm not sure if it was European or from the US. The movie had a medieval castle or a ...
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Red eyed monster with gaze that turns you into a wooden doll?

Back in the early to mid 90s, my mom was channel surfing and stopped on something where some people were investigating missing kids and these wooden dolls were showing up. One kid decided to go out at ...
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Movie: Inventor creates a superfast car to escape across the Soviet Iron Curtain

The film starts in an eastern european country under the soviet occupation and the main character tries to escape to the west side of the Soviet border. He's a simple farmer and firstly attaches ...
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Movie about two children who discover an alien stranded in an old English-style village

I've been trying to find an old movie I saw in the past and hoping someone here might know it. Following the helpful "how to ask a good question" meta post: Detail. The story follows two ...
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Sci-fi or horror, guess from Mars

When I was young, I saw a movie from space. I remember just this scene: bloody red sand, astronauts building a white oxygen tent. Inside, they take off their helmets, and from behind the tent window ...
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Body-swapped racist learns about tolerance

I have a vague memory of a film, probably from the 1960s. The main character (an older, slightly overweight white man) living in the Deep South is magically(?) turned into an African American. He ...
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Looking for a scifi movie probably 80's

In the movie a spaceship and crew have come across a stone that is pulling them towards a planet. When they get there, they find a shepherd boy that falls into a earthquake ravine and sacrifices ...
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'90s movie where two prisoners are being transported during an alien invasion

I can't remember the name of this movie where they are transporting two prisoners. They are driving and turn on country music and pick up some people off the side of the road. The van rolls over and ...
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American 1970's movie "DreamScape"? NO plot of aliens, children, monsters, violence, crime, dinosaurs, genetics or time travel [duplicate]

Scientists develop headgear apparatus to record someone's experiences. Other people buy the recordings and wear the apparatus to "feel" the experiences. Example: various adrenaline ...
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Show/movie from the late '80s where an extraterrestrial girl causes pool balls to float above a table

It may have been a made-for-TV movie, or perhaps a Tales from the Crypt / Tales from the Darkside episode. I don't remember much of the plot, although it was likely the typical alien-on-the-run-from-...
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Movie I saw 30yrs ago where an abandoned facility contains cryogenic chambers containing humanoid aliens

I’m looking for a movie I had seen on VHS. All I remember was that there was a couple who snuck into an abandoned facility. Something happened while they were in a room with what I think were ...
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Painting of a girl comes to life as a real person

I saw this movie when I was very young, maybe around 1990s. It’s an old movie, in which the protagonist is a painter and whatever he paints comes to life (at least that’s how I remember). He painted a ...
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What is the name of the movie where visit to father's grave brings youth

An old man, while travelling, suddenly saw the village where he had lived in childhood. When he went to the grave of his father, he fell down and woke up with his youth restored.
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Black and white movie where a reptilian creature dropped on people and gave them boils

I’m trying to recall the name of a black and white movie I watched as a child. I assume it was a film from the 50s or 60s. I remember a reptilian-looking creature that hid in trees and whenever ...
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Movie where a woman goes to a world not known to humanity or to some distant star system through a secret project

In an English movie I watched a long time back (perhaps at least 15 years back, not sure), they try to build a machine that acts as portal to another world, but they're not sure of how it will work. ...

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