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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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Animated movie about space farmers and BIG blue aliens that had more then one eye and were taught how to do kung-fu by protagonists father

I know this animated movie might have been 3D and it was possibly from pre-2011. In it, there were these space farmers. I think they wore orange space suit sometimes and the protagonist’s father was ...
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Movie or tv series in 80s/90s which has a rooster wind vane set in a roof

When something is going to happen, it spins/rotate really fast. It's kind of a sci-fi/magic story. I don't remember much because I was maybe 7-10 years old when I watched it. It could be an Australian ...
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Family science fiction movie where aliens chew gumballs to turn into monsters

What is the scifi family movie where aliens(?) have these gumballs that whomever chews it turns into an alien/monster/creature thing. The government is trying to capture the aliens for study and a ...
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Movie with a woman detective in it and a vampire who falls for her

I don't remember the specifics, but after the titles, the opening was about a murder in the streets and a detective was supposed to investigate it.. A man watches her from the roof of one of the ...
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Korean movie where the hero fights monsters to get his limbs back

Next to the studio where my daughter took ballet lessons (around 2011–2015), there was a shop where a guy sold second-hand clothing, bootleg DVDs, and other sundry goods. I sometimes went in to browse ...
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Sister turns her younger brother to a pig

Back in the late 90s or early 00's I saw this movie about a teen girl, a sister that turns her small brother to a pig with some magic trick or some curse. I think they go to a witch but no helps a ...
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Horror movie: Last scene of the movie: woman coming out of another woman's vagina, and then taking the latter's place

I saw this movie 2-3 yrs back but it's not older than 2000 for sure. The movie scene and quality was really good, the grotesqueness of that scene was comparable to those scenes of the Serbian film. I ...
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What American film was mentioned in Cixin Liu's The Dark Forest?

In The Dark Forest, p. 298, Cixin Liu's character, Rey Diaz, described a dead man's switch. Rey Diaz brought down his left hand and covered the cradle with his sleeve. "I was taught this wonderful ...
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Scientist couple raises alien baby

A science fiction movie where a scientist couple secretly raises a female alien baby. The baby has a tail, and grows into an adult in a matter of months (or weeks). During adolescence, she starts ...
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Film where a dropout takes drugs to fight demons

I'm looking for a weird film with people using drugs in order to access some kind of super power to fight evil. My brain cannot put a title on it because the title was not related to the movie, and ...
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70s/80s SciFi film (or series episode?) where a spaceship has only one rescue capsule, so the crew members start killing each other

I'm looking for a movie that I once saw on German TV in the early 00s. At least I think it was a movie - I cannot say for sure that it wasn't an episode of some TV series. What ever the case, I'll try ...
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Extraterrestrial TV Movie from the 70s or early 80s [closed]

If someone remembers a TV movie about a group of people, perhaps a family that are in a cabin but they are surrounded by extraterrestrials. UPDATE I remember it wasn't a comedy it was a kind of ...
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1980s horror movie with a monster in a swimming pool

I've a recollection of a film I watched as a kid (vastly under-aged). It was more than likely 1980s in origin, or at the very latest very early 1990s. It was almost certainly horror. A lot of the ...
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Kids movie where kids are turned into gnomes

This movie disturbed me when I was a child. I saw it in the 80s and it was shown on a projector at my local library (Europe). It was live-action, realistic, current age, but with some fantastical ...
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1980s live-action movie where individually-coloured nations on clouds fight

I saw this movie in July or August 1986. It wasn't a commercial movie - I didn't see it in a normal movie theatre. The story takes place somewhere there are 3 nations, each on its own cloud. The ...
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An Alien/machine Soccer ball that helps kids? It might be European

Back in the late 90s or early 00's, I saw this movie about some kids that were being put down by bullies. I think that a soccer ball falls out of nowhere or somehow they find this ball that has life. ...
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Movie about a guy beam-up and losing his human skin

I'm looking for a movie dating from the 70's or the 80's where a guy is initially in his garden, with his dog. He is in his yellow pyjamas. There is a beam of light that appears in the garden. He ...
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Movie about a boy who was born old and grew young

It's a non-animated movie about a boy who was born old, but grew young and dies as a baby. He fell in love, but the girl grew old normally and dies, while this guy grows younger and finally dies as a ...
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80s/90s movie where boy finds out his dad's girlfriend/second wife is actually an alien/monster

To be honest, I vaguely remember this one scene from the movie (I was like 5 when I saw it I think). The scene depicts a teenager spying on this stepmom/dad's girlfriend along with a girl (possibly ...
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Animated film where space crew is being killed by zombies or a mysterious disease; used to be on Netflix

I remember watching an animated film on Netflix when I was a kid about a spaceship infested by a disease that turns people into zombies. It looked old and was removed from Netflix. It’s probably been ...
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Old black and white movie: glowing black rocks slowly turn you into stone upon touch

This movie was about a town that was being swallowed by the growing black towering rocks that looked like coal. If you touched them you would slowly turn to stone. One child that was affected was ...
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Movie where a boy is transported into the future by an alien spaceship

I am attempting to find the title of a live action (not animated) movie I once watched on a VHS tape years ago, sometime around 2000-ish, although I believe that the movie had existed long before I ...
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Old BW sci-fi movie pumpkin-headed aliens with eyes on the back of their hands

I don't recall if I even remember this movie correctly, but here goes. About 50 years ago I saw a BW sci-fi flick on TV. It had sorta pumpkin headed aliens in it who had landed on Earth. Their eyes ...
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What TV show or movie did I watch on TV years ago where diseased people are exiled to a spaceship?

There was a programme I saw on TV a long time ago (it could have been anywhere from 8 to 20 years ago). I think since that "episode" was self-contained that it was either an episode of a series ...
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A magical pen or marker that what is drawn with comes to life

I recall that it was a boy and a pen falls from the sky. I think he draws a fish and it comes to life and jumps into the river or pond. He takes it home and has a blue wall in his room and he draws a ...
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Black-and-White Sci-Fi Movie with Cone-shaped Aliens

I really don't know much about this movie anymore, since I've seen it only once as a child more than 30 years ago in the early 80's. It was black-and-white, probably from the 50's or 60's and ...
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Documentary: Scientist holding guns gets shot from self version in a portal and marble balls animation demonstrating gravity?

I saw a documentary or movie about a long time ago (8-10 years ago), where it delved into the to sort of moral or hypothetical situation about space-time or something about that. EDIT: (Most likely of ...
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What was this black-and-white film set in the Arctic or Antarctic where the monster/alien gets fried in the end?

Been trying to track an old black-and-white film I saw a long time ago. It was set in the Arctic or Antarctic and the research base was being stalked by an alien or monster. The team eventually kill ...
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Movie where a girl helps an injured bird and receives gifts from it

I don’t remember details but I remember that a bird was injured and a girl (I think that she was poor) saved the bird and in exchange the bird gave her a lot of things. It was not a normal bird. The ...
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Old movie about a boy reading a book that is blank when he tries to flip ahead of the action

This is a kids' movie about kids; what I can remember from this pretty old movie is vague. A boy reads a book, in that book is a scene where a man or a boy is riding a horse to a fountain. They try ...
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What movie is playing in this Android phone review?

At 3'37 in this phone review, a movie is playing. What is it?
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50s movie where humans escape alien planet

Aliens with antennae threaten humans when their ship breaks down on another planet so the humans try to escape. Some or one of the aliens help the humans escape.
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Is there an in-universe scientific explanation for the Engineers having white skin?

In Prometheus, the Engineers have very pale white skin. Is it explained why? Has an in-universe scientific explanation been given?
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Why was Harry at the Weasleys' at the beginning of Goblet of Fire but at the Dursleys' after?

In the film, the Goblet of Fire, Harry is seen waking up at the Weasley residence. But at the beginning of the Order of the Phoenix he is back at the Dursleys'. Why did he go back after running away ...
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How did Alice get boots in the hospital?

When Alice escapes the hospital she's barefoot. Then when she gets to the roof she suddenly has boots on. How did she get boots on when the whole time we saw her escaping the hospital she was ...
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Old robot movie with robots in cages being hurt at a carnival show

This was definitely not a movie I was supposed to be watching for my age. That's the reason this movie is very faint in my memory. I have spent well over 4 hours, on and off, looking for this movie ...
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Sci-fi movie with feeling-less duplicates

Plot Details People address doctor about spouses becoming completely feeling-less. Doctor discovers that alien race is taking over Earth. Release Probably 1940s. Pretty old movie.
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Post-apocalyptic (horror) movie with mankind surviving in a bunker

I'm trying to recall a specific post-apocalyptic movies. It is kinda like The Colony (2013), where mankind is surviving in a bunker. I can't remember if it is due to climate change or nuclear fallout ...
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1980s/90s horror movie where a group of friends go to a house where monsters and contagious illness are waiting for them

I only have flashbacks from my childhood of some scenes, the scenes I remember are: A group of friends go to a house/place, as they enter they see a person sitting on the ground with his back tilted ...
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Live action series or movie with kids sucked into a video game

I have this very vague memory of watching some live action series/movie (can't remember which) where these kids got sucked into a video game/computer. I remember that there was this strange blue CGI ...
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Animated movie with dwarves who don't have hearts

I watched this animated movie when I was a kid.(between 1998-2015) In the movie there was a race of dwarves and it was known that they didn't have hearts. When emptiness started to take over and ...
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What's the name of this 80s SciFi Alien movie

There was a movie in the 80s' I cannot remember the title. It was about an alien ship that lands in a city(New York, Los Angeles??) It is in female form ( my memory has her looking a bit like a Til ...
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90s (or earlier) movie with experimental, invisible, teleporting, time-traveling ship

So, I watched this in 1996 and thought it was pretty good, and now I want to find its title so I can rewatch it! There's an experiment with a ship in order to make it completely invisible. ...
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Movie where heroine wakes up to a mirror image enemy that copies her every move?

Do you remember the movie where the heroine wakes up to a mirror image enemy that copies her every move and she tries to escape but the mirror image follows her, ultimately suffocating her by copying ...
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80s movie with futuristic vehicle with dome on top in desert-like universe [duplicate]

I remember watching it on HBO all the time as a kid. Vehicle was gray, had a dome up top and possibly a dome on back. It had huge tires strapped together with bungee cords. It broke down and a girl ...
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60s-70s Sci-fi film where two competing alien races send agents disguised as humans to determine control of Earth (one side cheats)

Plot Details/Summary A pair of alien races have decided to settle rival claims on the Earth by agreeing to a competition between their best agents. The competition is a deadly one, with the winner ...
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80s/90s zombie movie: zombie studied in a military facility fakes sleep when injected with freezing “tranqs”

90s or 80s zombie movie. I distinctly remember a scene where a zombie is being observed in a secret military facility "clean room" in a random warehouse. A scientist/soldier goes in to pacify the ...
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French animated movie with talking cat and missing scientists

About a year and a half ago, my friend showed me this movie and it was in French. All I can remember was there there was a talking cat and this black cloud that took people away to some fort or ...
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90's era robot horror/thiller movie opening with adults escaping a malfunctioning robot, leaving their baby in the crib

I was pretty young when my parents had a movie on, probably around 1993-96. Opening scene of the movie is set in a modern suburban neighborhood at night, and there is a police cordon surrounding a ...
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Movie identification: A 1970s color made-for-TV movie involving metamorphosis

When I was in grade school in the 1970s, I saw a movie on TV. This would have been during the "Movie of the Week" heyday, and the movie was shown on prime time network TV (in the US). I'll describe ...