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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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Probably a 80s B-Movie with a blonde boy and an old man who has to choose whether to stay or go with aliens

I was talking with a Danish guy, he is 24. He said he and his brothers saw, when he was 4 or 5 years old (2000s) a movie with a blonde kid and he thinks his friend (he does not know if they were ...
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Film: Secret world behind a bookcase- ageing prevents access

I'm trying to identify a story/filmstrip in which the main character (boy/girl?) can access a secret world behind a bookcase. I seem to remember it being one child, not a group like Narnia. As they ...
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Damsel in distress adventure/fantasy movie

Definitely a feature length movie. Probably in theaters at some point, but might have been a 'made for TV movie'. It was on TV, in the USA, by 1999 or earlier (I remember which house I lived in ...
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Obscure 1980s sci fi animated movie with a woman breaking a man out of a moon-prison cell

Trying to find the name of a move I saw (on VHS!) in the late 80s. I remember the beginning of the movie had a woman who was sent to break a man out of a moon-prison cell (because she wanted him to ...
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Why did Sauron's tower fall?

When Sauron is finally defeated near the end of Return of the King, why does his tower collapse? Is the collapse of the tower what triggers the ground collapse that (conveniently) consumes only his ...
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70's Horror film with people in a mansion: girl turns to mud in front of a man

I'm looking for a film I watched at home on TV when I was a kid, probably between 1976 and 1980. The film deals with a band of people settling in a big house, perhaps a mansion. I remember a scene ...
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Movie about a man who can see personalities

I remember watching a movie on TV about a man who could "see" the "voices" in people's minds. These voices were depicted as people. I'm not sure if everyone had these voices. Maybe he could only see ...
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Movie about a girl looking for her kidnapped brother

I've seen this live action movie as a child in late 1980s or early 1990s on a black & white TV in Hungary with Hungarian voices (probably dubbed). It has stayed with me a long time now, but I ...
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Campy Alien Horror movie with Alien Stowaway on Lunar Lander?

About 10 years ago my brother and I were flipping channels and we came across a movie that we have been looking for ever since. All we really remember is that some kind of slimy alien was stowed away ...
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A Movie with Repopulation of Earth in Far Future

I am looking for a movie which ended when a group of young people emerge from a kind of spaceship in the far future where mankind had ceased to exist. The spaceship is a kind of intelligent spaceship (...
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Black and white movie where man lands on Earth, is chased, and gets shot in the leg

I've been searching for the title of this movie I watched a while back when I was a kid, but I don't remember much about it. The movie was black and white, and has a spaceship that either lands or ...
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Zombie/Infected movie ending with a lady and a child handing some kind of cure to someone in a “safe zone”

The only thing I can remember that stood out was the ending. A lady and another adult or large child arrives to a place that looks like a safe haven and hands someone what looks like a cure. I can’t ...
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Who was the student that previously brewed a potion of sufficient quality to claim the Felix Felicis?

In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince during the potions class Slughorn claimed that the prize of Felix Felicis was won only once before by a student. I should point out, however, only once did ...
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90s(?) Movie where young boy's virtual girlfriend becomes real

I watched a movie in the 90s, I think. I don't remember much from the movie. There was a young boy who has a blond virtual girlfriend with large breasts. I remember a pool scene where they swam around ...
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Cartoon movie about a man turned into crow who helps a girl who rescues children that are to be sacrificed

I am looking for a cartoon movie about a man who is turned into a crow and a girl who tries to help kids who are to be sacrificed. She gets in trouble with the leader of some sort of group of devils ...
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Old animated movie, where ocean fishes are trying to survive the falling crates with poison [closed]

Old, animated movie, where fish in the ocean fight versus poison crates dropped by "evil men." One scene I remember is where two fishes eat the poison, and then they shrivel and die. The story ...
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80s sci-fi movie, man walking from a desert, gets to a road and stops an aerodynamic autonomous semi

I remember watching a (maybe post-apocalyptic) sci-fi as a child, which featured an autonomous semi truck looking very similar to the one that Tesla motors presented. This part of the movie took place ...
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Youths can teleport, they are chased by the government

There was a film from the 80s on where young people can teleport anywhere they think. These guys are recruited to make studies with them, maybe from the government or a secret company which wants ...
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Sci-fi movie — abandoned spaceship returns to Earth

As a child, I saw a movie whose premise is that an abandoned Earth-made spaceship returns to Earth, leaving scientists perplexed. Meanwhile, an astronaut wanders the streets, slowly turning into an ...
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Movie in which aliens disguise one of them as a cartoon chicken, mistakingly thinking it will help him blend on Earth

I want to find a film I watched as a child. I hope someone can help me with this. The plot is rather weird. First, there were some aliens, who wanted to send one of them to Earth. They wanted to ...
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Two talking monkeys (male and female) get caught in a snow storm, and one tries to find help [closed]

I have been trying to find this film for a while now. It's animated at least I think so. It is about two monkeys (one female, one male) that get caught in a really bad snow storm. The male goes out ...
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Reptilian aliens in human form shed their skin as they board their mothership

Looking for an old sci fi from 60's? 70's? About reptilian aliens that have human exteriors and green blood. At the end of the movie, all the aliens are lined up to get on the Mother Ship to go home,...
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Movie where a meteor/asteroid crashes into a lake?

There was a movie, where a meteor/asteroid crashed into a lake. It had a chemical or pathogen of some sort that contaminated the water supply of an entire region. That's almost all I remember about it....
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Movie about junkyard-dwelling robot family

I vaguely remember this movie about what seemed to be humanoid like robots living as a family in a junkyard. If I remember correctly, the premise of the movie was that robots had specific tasks and ...
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Movie taking place in a fair, including a giant woman in a dress stepping over the eating area

Old movie I watched as a kid around the early 2000’s. Movie looked older. I only remember a scene as follows: there’s a dad and son eating and a giantess wearing a dress/skirt literally walks past ...
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Movie that had a nerd kid who goes back to Arthurian period with scientific inventions and gadgets

In this movie, a boy or a teen somehow ends up in the Arthurian period. He wears glasses and has a knack with inventions and gadgets. He almost gets executed by King Arthur, but he performs a magic to ...
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Film/miniseries shown in late 1980s school library

I watched this seemingly older movie probably in 1988-1991 in Kentucky in the library at school. What I recall is a futuristic setting - perhaps in a desert. There were domes, and I recall white ...
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Movie about a boy who can’t turn into an eagle/falcon like his family

The movie I'm looking for is about a boy whose family can change into some kind of bird, but he can't. When he finally can change, he turns into a blue bird. He kinda looks like the bird in the movie ...
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Name of a Mecha (horror?) anime movie. I know it is older and my parents had gotten it for me on dvd from best buy maybe 10-14 years ago

I have been recently trying to remember the name of an anime movie that I have hazy memories about. I think I remember it being mecha where humans in what I think is a military unit are fighting these ...
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Alien criminals on holiday on earth

Film where alien criminals escape to earth and "occupy" human bodies and thus enjoy excessive violence and excessive drinking. The aliens can rapidly jump into another body to escape capture. The ...
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2000s movie, including an alien with 8 humanoid bodies and single hive mind

I remember an American English-spoken movie on TV where one of the characters was an alien that had 8 humanoid bodies and a single mind. I remember a scene at a cafe where some of the bodies were ...
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1960s Sci-Fi/Horror Movie ID from Dramatic Final Scene

The movie I'm searching for in this instance is likely an early 1960s sci-fi/horror piece. I can only recall the final dramatic ending scene of the movie, though I think someone will quickly recognize ...
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Pre-1990 anime movie with an alien princess, scientist father who crashes into Earth and ending with a nuke

I've been trying to find this movie that I must have watched a hundred times growing up. I watched a dubbed version and it was probably pre-1990. There were standard tropes - alien princess, ...
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Arctic science fiction movie with a sleeping alien that farms people and has a blue gel that heals them

Great movie where aliens want to call home by way and say there is food here... Underground drilling. Blue gel that heals terrible wounds We're the cows. Maybe 70s or 80s movie. Saw it on TV.
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Japanese live action movie about a special group hunting monsters. eg Liquid Monster

A live action movie about an elite MIB-like group that hunted monsters in modern japan (could have been Chinese though). Involved firearms, significant wirework, and stunt driving. The monsters came ...
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Movie about rogue building AI

I saw this movie when I was younger, probably in the very early 2000’s. I believe it was a made for TV movie based on my memory of length and quality, though it may well have been a TV show episode. ...
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Anime movie about space aliens and robots

I watched this anime film on tv around 15 years ago, but it is probably older. It was in japanese with sub in my native language. There were few factions fighting each other and one of them tried to ...
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Film where clowns are a separate species hunted by humans

In the last few years, I saw a trailer for a film where clowns are a separate species that are hunted by humans (or at least by the people shown in the film). I remember it largely being by guys in ...
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Movie with talking zombies, one zombie eats his own arm

Looking for a horror/comedy movie that I saw on the Sci-Fi channel (Pre-2009 name change) with talking zombies in it. Media: Movie. Original year: Saw it sometime between 2004 and 2009. Major ...
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Science fiction movies about alien creature

I remember watching this movie in the 90s, so maybe it was made in 80s. There was a creature or alien that travel inside the spaceship. And it kills men in the ship by sucking them through the ...
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Hollywood horror movie, ghost of a twin maybe

Okay so I don't remember much at all. There was a ghost in this movie which tortured the people living in a house. In the end we get to know that the ghost was of the woman's daughter who died in ...
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Movie about Alien vines-like controlling brain

What movie has aliens form vines control human brains in a small town? Especially, there is a scene in the bath tub of a girl with so many threads going to her head and body even; like really thin ...
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Modern movie where rich people can buy a personal assistant that sit in a small egg

This is a modern movie and rich people can buy this egg with a personal assistant. It's an actual person in it (or a person's mind). I believe it can even operate a toaster. I believe later in the ...
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Movie with alien nest in a volcano with queen and train that protagonist need to stop before it reaches city

I watched this movie around 2009/10 and it might have been released between 2002 and 2009. I remember only a portion of it. The movie was dark, set in a western village. The protagonist was hunting ...
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Discovery Channel movie about a rover entering an organic spaceship, activating a green light that causes black spheres to appear on Earth

This isn't something I remember well, but I'll do my best to describe it. I watched this around 2013-2014, on Discovery Channel. It was some kind of movie or TV Show about a hypothetical situation ...
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Identify Request : A Girl Falls Down (a Well?) And Wakes Up In Alternate Dimension (maybe dead?)?

So I am usually good about movies but my daughter presented me with this info and it is so familiar but I can't place the movie (or possibly part of a TV show). Can you help? Girl falls down (...
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Why did Aragorn faint when he touched the Palantír?

In The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King when Pippin took the Palantír from Gandalf and Sauron saw him, why did Aragorn faint when he took it but later in the movie he challenged Sauron via ...
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Old movie with aliens that look like humans except they have only two splayed toes

The movie concerns aliens that look like normal humans, except they have only two splayed toes. They are living on Earth as normal humans. Don't remember much of the plot, except that their toes give ...
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Timeline of the Harry Potter movies

Using only information found in the 10 Harry Potter movies, (and not using stuff from the books), what timeline of events can we make for the Harry Potter Universe? To keep this from getting to broad,...
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Old movie set in a dark city where a boy with a sword is searching for something

It has to have been made in either the 70’s or 80’s. I think a young boy with a sword is the protagonist. May be accompanied by a dwarf or troll. Set in a dark city that always looks wet. Could ...