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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name of tv show from hbo [closed]

i think its hbo tv show its british tv show about women that her perpents are Killed or Dead and she Running away and meat a black transgender stripper women and she Lives with her in the tv show ...
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Is Simba a politician? [closed]

I ask because he is the King of Pride Rock. But I do not know if Simba is a monarch, or a dictator, or a tribal chief, or two of the three, or all of the three. Also, I do not know if it would be more ...
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Movie about a worm hole that requires a lot of energy to open, but doesn't seem to work [duplicate]

I saw the ending of a movie with a lady about to sit in this massive machine in the shape of a loop/circle that looked to be discovered on earth. They had to draw massive amounts of energy to get it ...
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Movie with pregnancy permission, unclothed FTL jumps

I would have watched this movie sometime between 1995-2005. It was almost certainly a North American VHS rental (English). The movie was set in the future on board a space ship. I only remember two ...
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2000s movie where mysterious black alien spheres surround the Earth

Can you please help me find the title of this movie, from about 2010, in which hundreds of black alien spheres position themselves evenly around the planet. The humans are unsurprisingly curious, ...
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Sci-fi film set in 1960s USA with aliens; ends with John F. Kennedy's assassination

I saw this film about 20 years ago. It takes place in the USA during the Cuban crisis. A CIA agent investigates alien sightings. At one point in the film, the agent and his cohorts go take a look at ...
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Cyber punk film (80-90's) where a girl escapes under a fence by removing a disc from her spine

When she tries to escape, someone is helping her, but finally if I remember correctly she is caught. I think she was in some kind of prison city or she was a slave to the system, and that spinal disc ...
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Obscure 90's movie/cartoon set in space, pioneer boy makes friends with alien [duplicate]

Way back in the 90's I watched a movie/cartoon on TV about a boy on an alien planet. He becomes friends with an alien called Willard or Wilbur or Willis or something like that. Towards the end the ...
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Movie/tv show about people living in separate rooms and communicating through monitors in a post-apocalyptic world

A group of people live individually in these "rooms" and communicate with each other on these monitors. Apparently the world outside is messed up. However one guy thinks there is something ...
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Original SCI-FI movie where an innkeeper has gills

I remember a movie on the original SCI-FI channel about a male and female protagonist stranded on an island village and while searching for answers the female protagonist notices an inn keeper had ...
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60s-70s movie. Man makes a wish he was a rock star. But it does not work out

I remember a scene from an old movie... Maybe from the 60s in English, probably filmed in USA or UK. (The music club/bar scene had a 1960s era British music scene vibe, which is why I think it was ...
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Movie about aliens transforming people into slaves with a claw or weapon-like arm

When people get captured, they get dragged to some kind of portal. They transform into slaves and have one of their arms become claw-like or weapon-like. They are strong but not very fast. They also ...
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Movie about creatures resembling antlions that crawl down people's throats and take them over [closed]

I saw a movie when I was younger, kind of like Night of the Creeps, Slither, and The Hidden. It had a monster/alien that looked like an antlion that crawled down your throat. It may have been a 70's ...
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American movie : a guy running in a rat maze

I was young late seventies. The movie, where reality is mixed with dreams and dreams become reality, is about a guy who is falling slowly into madness, as my child mind understood it. Two scenes I ...
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Cowboys and Aliens type TV Movie on SyFy Channel

I am pretty sure I saw this SF-Western on the SyFy Channel a decade or so ago, although I don't know if it was new at the time. I only saw one scene: a town was overrun by insect-like aliens similar ...
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Movie with a spirit that looks like a bag trying to kill a group of people when they go outside

This is the info my friend gave me, it's probably old, the spirit has a bag on his head and chokes people, or is visually like a bag The spirit did kill some of the group and it came from the sky? My ...
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Series where the planet’s air is really polluted and there is a portal to take you to a world where the air is clean

The movie was released in the last 15 years, probably between 2008-2018. "Pre-movie" (like what happens before the main part of the movie begins): The movie was in the future. The people ...
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French movie: a few people gather in a cold/frozen place; guy hides in locomotive and gets shot

It might be ~20 years ago that I saw part of this movie on TV in French language (maybe on TV5, maybe on Arte), but I'm not entirely sure it was of French origin. All scenes were calm and without ...
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B-class sci-fi movie about postapocalyptic group of soldiers moving from outpost to outpost, with some of them being cyborgs (or diseased?)

The movie was about a group of soldiers (mercenaries?), it was set up in some kind of post-apo setting (deserts, a lot of orange). The group was travelling from outpost to outpost, but I don't ...
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Movie, man does body swap. Young daughter knows he is not Daddy

Recently watched the movie Self/less, and it reminded me of another movie I had seen. (USA made, not sure how old, probably since 2000.) In it a man has swapped bodies with someone. (I don't know the ...
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80's sci fi movie where a man or android drives underground across America

What is the name of an 80's sci fi movie where a man either thinks he is an android or may not know he is, and he either drives across America in the underground parking/tunnels to either save a woman ...
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Movie where a family on Mars misses the last departing spaceship, and are replaced by identical looking robots

So I remember seeing this movie, or maybe an Outer Limits type of show's episode of a family living on Mars or an alien planet, and the colony somehow failed so people are leaving in spaceships. But ...
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60's-70's film about a boy working in a printing press shop, set in Europe during the Renaissance

I saw a movie on TV sometime around 1982 or something like that; it looked like it was filmed in the 60's or 70's. I remember it was set in Renaissance-era Europe and there was a boy who worked as an ...
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'80-'90s sci-fi movie about a prison spaceship orbiting the Earth

Sci-fi movie was made in the '80s-'90s or earlier. It's about a prison spaceship orbiting the Earth, which includes one very large and dangerous alien behind huge metal doors. All kinds of neat tech ...
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'80s movie with a humanoid alien in a glass casket

I've been trying to find this movie for a long time now. I watched it as a kid, so my memories are quite vague. The most impressive thing I remember was some kind of a humanoid alien in a glass casket,...
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Obscure 1980s movie about an alien family and their android bodyguard who get stranded on Earth

Trying to find this 1980s movie about an alien family who got stranded on Earth. They're like refugees of sorts and are being hunted by another species of alien. They have this kind of android as a ...
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Crew members of a space ship turned to stone [duplicate]

I saw an old B&W sci fi movie involving several crew members of a space ship who have been turned to stone\petrified. When another crew member ventures outside to investigate there is a big sphere ...
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Movie/film where a family and friends are trapped on a beach that speeds up time

I've recently saw an ad on YouTube that showed a movie/TV series/film, I don't know if it's even a movie or not. It first showed a family enjoying a nice afternoon on the beach. Their five-year-old ...
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1980s anime movie - alien moonbase

I saw this anime movie in the 1980s and I am pretty sure it was new then (but I could be wrong). Humans have colonized the Moon and discovered an abandoned alien base in the process. I never saw the ...
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Movie about a demon-posessed box

This movie was released somewhere in the 90s to 99, I cannot remember most of the scenes because I was 8 back then, but I do remember a bit of the plot. A number of shipyard crews discovered an item ...
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Film with an earthquake that creates a chasm in a supermarket aisle

The only scene I remember from this movie is that some character is in the aisles of a supermarket, when suddenly, some earthquake, or something happens, causing the floor in between the aisles to ...
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Movie about a man with a hologram girlfriend

I can only remember a specific scene of a man in a chair with a cigarette in his hand, then he gets his hologram girlfriend, I believe his girlfriend, to light it with her finger. Another detail is ...
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Fantasy isekai anime movie

I saw it probably about 8 years ago, if not more, but it wasn't super old at the time, I'd say it's from the year 2000 or so at the earliest. It's about a guy (teenager, I think) who ends up in a ...
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Alien movie about black stones biting people

When I was a kid my dad let me watch a movie; I had nightmares for a month. I want to watch it again and can't find it. It was around 1995, definitely before 2000. At the beginning there was a meteor ...
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Film where half the community lived by day and the other by night

A sci-fi film, half the community lived in the day and other half lived at night. I think it was a love story. I think it was released between 2004 - 2010. I watched it at Grimmfest Manchester at ...
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Movie about a boy who can go into an imaginary world

It’s about a little boy, who might be blonde I'm not sure. I think there's a storage room that he goes into with a lot of shelves and then he can go into an imaginary world with his imaginary friends. ...
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Movie with the last of an alien race at the end?

Just watched Total Recall for the first time in 20+ years, and I could have sworn that I remembered that the last of the long dead aliens appeared - but was completely wrong. I can't figure out which ...
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Aliens contact teen girl through computer

Here is a stumper. I would have seen this movie on TV sometime between 1977 and 1980. It was on our local PBS station late night. My brother and I were allowed to stay up and watch Monty Python, and ...
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Old movie where young astronaut returns to Earth very aged

It was about an astronaut who went into space, young guy, and came back. In the hospital, the doctors are looking at him in shock after he came back. We don’t see his face yet, then there is a sudden ...
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Floating transparent sphere beaming something into a crater? (Space Force! theme song video)

The video Space Force - The Theme Song // Songify This is a rich source of old SciFi movie images. What vintage movie had this blue floating holographic head talking to some kind of military ...
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Netflix horror film involving a gas-masked ghost powered by a Nazi artifact on a farm

I watched this probably about 3 years ago on Netflix. I don't know if it was a Netflix original, distributed by them, or just one they'd licensed. I think it was a roughly contemporary film, within ...
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Film where a man fights robots and protects a woman and her baby. A robot rips off his arm and he replaces it with a robot arm

This muscular guy who fights lots of robots. Then there's a scene where this robot is hanging from his arm, and cuts it off. The guy, not having an arm, puts on the ripped-off arm of the robot. There'...
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Movie where a man's tongue gets longer and longer

I’m looking for a movie that I had seen in the early 2000’s and it looked like a modern time movie. Two men were sitting in chairs across from each other. It looked like night and they seemed to be in ...
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Movie where child-sized, mushrooms-eating aliens are us from the future

I am looking for the title of a movie I saw on the Sci-Fi channel years ago. The plot is that a military man at the beginning asks his commanding officer about why UFOs are downplayed and is told it ...
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A movie where a man dreams he's a woman living an alternate life

I haven't seen this. I only read the description when I was purchasing another and thought, "Hmm I'll remember to buy it later" then completely forgot the title. The summary indicated that ...
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Movie where a lady is shot and left for dead in some trees but is saved and turned into a robot

All I call remember of this film was a lady with dark hair was running through some trees and a few men were chasing her. They shot her a lot and left her for dead. Someone found her and in order to ...
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Movie about a very unlucky guy that discovers magic

The movie takes place in some alternate universe where "luck" is scientifically proved to exist. Furthermore, every child (I think) needs to take a test that checks their luck. The two main ...
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Were the Beacons of Gondor real or animated?

I just re-watched The Return of the King, and I couldn't help but wonder whether they really built the Beacons of Gondor on mountaintops and lit them in order to get the shots used in the movie, or at ...
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A TV movie about a boy from modern era entering a portal into an earlier era (like late 1800s)

Looking for a (TV) movie about a boy from modern era who entered a portal (might have been a mirror, or at least I think it was indoors) and got into an earlier era (like late 1800s). There he spent ...
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Do “ordinary” animals exist in the world of “His Dark Materials”?

In Lyra's home world in both the "His Dark Materials" HBO series and the Golden Compass 2007 movie, aside from daemons in animal form, we only see bears which can talk and have human-like ...

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