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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80’s/90’s movie scene where a taxi driver watches a group board a spaceship at night

'80s, maybe early '90s. I remember a scene where a taxi driver, at night, observes a group walking onto a spaceship, maybe in a park setting. The group is dressed in human civilian clothes, the taxi ...
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A movie where thorns sting a woman's feet while she's trying to infiltrate some base

This was a scene in a movie that I watched in the 2000's or early 2010's (possibly earlier). Regardless, it wasn't recent, and I don't remember much of it, only images. I know the leading role is a ...
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Movie where a red skinned devil looking creature finds fame

I'm looking for a film where a red skinned looking creature is living in an arctic tundra and is a recluse until he is found by a woman and becomes a celebrity. He falls in love with the woman and ...
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Martial arts movie about students at a high school(?) [closed]

If I remember correctly the movie was sometime between 1995-2005. I don't remember it being in English but was subtitled. The main language may have been Japanese. For some reason, I think the title ...
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Porn parody of Lord of the Rings where the protagonist is from a Hobbit parody race that will “try anything”

When I was in grad school (around 2006-2007 in Pittsburgh, PA), someone in my social group (that I have since lost touch with) was discussing watching a porn parody film of Lord of the Rings where the ...
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70s movie. A man and his clone are trying to find out who cloned him and why they are trying to kill them

In the mid-70s I saw a movie on TV (USA). A man is working in a lab type facility (more computer or physics lab instead of medical lab) in a remote location. Something happens and his lab either burns ...
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Film about three women fighting a skeletal creature

I watched this film about 2000-2005. This is a Hong Kong film. I only remember the last scene, a fight where three girls fight with a skeletal creature. He gets a bone plug in the flesh of one of the ...
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Film from 1930s(+/-) with flying cars all over New York

There's a film from the 1930s (+/- a decade.) All I remember is that there were multiple levels of flying cars zipping around New York (I think) and that all the brands had jewish-sounding names as a ...
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Post-apocalypse animated movie involving cyborg and enhanced humans

I watched this movie 5-6 years back, I remember the story but not the title. This movie starts in a train with an AI heavyweight cyborg and a girl, both return after completing a mission. This is an ...
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Sci-Fi Movie/Show Where a Soul is Captured in a Glass Vessel

I remember very little of this, I was quite young - It was on television in the mid 90's, but seemed older. My wife was telling me about the 21 grams experiment and the memory clicked into place. ...
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Are Peter Jackson's Elves vegetarian?

In Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, we see an Elven table set with only plant food. "Where's the meat?" Tolkien's Elves apparently aren't ...
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Movie about two kids who find an astronaut in the desert

The setting is an Earth-like desert. A brother and sister find an astronaut they believe to be an alien, although he's entirely human in appearance (as are they). I don't remember much about the plot, ...
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80’s Movie where an alien turns two children into floating glowing balls [duplicate]

I've had this movie scene stuck in my head for 20 years now and it's driving me nuts. SCENE #1 Dad hears kids (two small boys) screaming from bedroom. Runs in to look. He sees a humanoid monster/alien ...
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What film has corporations ruling the world and consumers with a device attached to their head?

It was a trailer I saw a few times, but I failed to note the name. It's a similar dystopia to The Matrix in some ways, but one where corporations have taken over the world and people have some kind ...
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Movie with character able to take a “god form” with blue skin and animal head

The movie was probably late 1990s early 2000. The movie had a main character who was guarding a child he was able to take a "god form" of blue skin with an animal head. Sorry I have no ...
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In the Harry Potter and Sorcerers Stone movie, why does Snape give Harry that look when he states they are "up to something'

In the Harry Potter and Sorcerer‘s Stone movie, there is a scene where Harry, Ron, and Hermoine are discussing their plan, and Snape walks up on them asking "What are 3 young Gryffindors doing ...
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Why doesn't Ben need additional power to change himself again into the Thing in the 2005 Fantastic Four movie?

In the 2005 Fantastic Four movie, when Reed invents a machine to cure the Fantastic Four, he is unsuccessful because the machine needs more power. Viktor uses the machine to cure Ben, by supplying the ...
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Story where hospital staff succumb to aliens and wear them close to their bodies

I recently took some tries on Google but I was unable to identify the movie by its plot keywords alone, so here is a challenge for you: The movie or episode is from the 90's or around 2000 maybe ...
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Movie where a protagonist wears a helmet that contains lost or ancient knowledge [closed]

There is an old movie (70s or early 80s) where the protagonist in the later part of the film wears a helmet that restores (his?) memory, they come to him in fast forward imagery. From what I recall ...
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Movie with humans battling aliens piloting giant animalistic, water-walking robots or sea warships

I have memories of watching it a few years ago (I was a kid then) in the early 2000s probably; before 2010 I think. It was a movie with giant robots, and the enemies were aliens piloting what I ...
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SF Movie containing a psychic girl, a time capsule that is unearthed (or buried?) and lots of numbers

The movie was released probably in the latter half of the 2000-2010 period. There is a time capsule that is shown to have been buried earlier and is then unearthed (although I'm not sure of the ...
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Searching for scifi movie from the 2000's

Looking for a movie I saw in the mid-2000's. I think some of it was set in Florida. A kid is being chased by government ops. They're trying to catch him before he is reunited with his people. They ...
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Film About a city surrounded by a wall, healthy people on the inside and infected on the outside

It’s about a city rounded by a wall, inside the wall only for healthy people and outside the wall for infected people. One time the gate is open and people from outside trying to get to the city and ...
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Movie (“The Host”?) with alien overtaking human bodies and “solving” the problems of human society

A few years ago (or, maybe, more than a few) I saw a movie on Netflix. I thought that it was called "The Host," but when I went to find this movie again I found two other movies that are ...
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Soviet Sci-Fi movie from the '60s(?)/'70s(?)

I saw this Soviet sci-fi movie in the '80s, but think it was made earlier, maybe '60s/'70s? A very few aliens come to Earth, to Russia, I guess. One of them, a blonde woman (perhaps after shape-...
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Looking For Title of Circa 1990s English-Language Sci-Fi Film

I am looking for the title of a Sci-Fi movie, perhaps circa +-1990s. I recall alien main character striking me as looking something like Data in Star Trek. I further recall this alien character in the ...
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“Horror” movie involving a young girl who underwent some ritual as an infant, is neglected by her adoptive parents and bullied by other kids

I don't quite remember the name of this movie, but I do remember watching it. The plot is as follows: The protagonist participated in some ritual as an infant in the beginning of the movie Her ...
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A bald guy cuts his hand off instead of a chain to make an other guy fall into the void

I'm looking movie from the 70's may be early 80's. Their clothes and the atmosphere of the scene make me think that it is a science fiction movie, but I am not sure. I remember a scene from the end: ...
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What is this movie with creature scared off by bright light?

In this suspense/thriller movie which was probably early 2000s, a blondish young woman sees a spiderlike creature crawling on the ceiling. She is later put in a mental institution, but later she is ...
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People running into the shadows to hide from killer sunlight, climbing scene

In the movie there are several people running into the shadows to hide from the sun that kills them. Whenever the sun hits them, they start to burn alive. I remember one scene where they are climbing ...
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Film where aliens invade high school

I need to find a film that I watched in 2000-2010. I remember the invasion started in a high school football stadium. A group of teenagers figure it out and run home. People look normal but get mind ...
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Film about a young man implanted with visual spy gear who must continually see light

I’m trying to identify a film I probably saw in the 70s or 80s. The protagonist is a young man who has had spy gear implanted to allow an un-named agency to see through his eyes. The problem with the ...
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Movie about a cursed coat

I saw an old black and white film about a coat or jacket that was cursed or maybe those who wore it just had bad luck. I didn't see the beginning but I started in where several bank robbers finished ...
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What brand of record player was used in “Oblivion”?

This picture shows the record player owned by Jack in the movie Oblivion. What brand was it?
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2010s movie where a girl gets this gem thingy that can stop/turn back time

It was a movie I watched a few years back. 2012-2015 I’m sure. This girl gets this object that allows her to turn back time/look into the future I guess.
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What was the first movie with an object associated with a person being depicted to fall more slowly on Mars than it would on Earth?

This comment in Space SE got me wondering, and I can't think of a counterexample. Especially since Hollywood seems to think that Mars has 1g (and all other planets too). :-) When an object is ...
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Old cartoon about some characters looking for elemental crystals

I remember as a kid watching a movie where there's a guy who is topless, and he searches for some magical elemental crystals. He has a crystal that when he puts in a hole in a cave during sunset it ...
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Why does George Weasley have a toothbrush stuck in his ear?

In the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I, George walks in on Harry and Ginny kissing. The intriguing thing is that he has a toothbrush stuck in his ear. ...
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Early 2000s sci-fi (thriller?) movie?

I watched this movie when I was a little kid so my memory of it is kinda messy. And I'm not sure if I remember it correctly. But I remember the movie was set inside a building or office building, ...
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Movie about a creature that feeds on energy

It's a movie about a creature that feeds on any kind of energy. Not only is it immune to bullets, but they also make it bigger. I think it looks like a cloud and may have tentacles. It sort of infests ...
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Movie in which all paper vanishes because of a bacterium

I am looking for an older scifi movie, maybe watched it like 40 years ago(?), in which a bacterium (or similar) eats all paper (books, newspaper, etc.) and tosses humanity close to extinction. As far ...
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90s (or earlier) movie involving Nazis and the devil trapped in a mountain

I'm searching for a movie I saw maybe 30-35 years ago. The story was the Nazis during the Second World War had either captured the devil or found him captured inside a mountain. I don't remember it ...
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90's cartoon movie: love story between a girl and a prince who both turn into cranes

It's a 90's movie I think. It is a love story involving a girl who turns into a crane. I think a jewel is involved. At the end of the movie, both her and her prince are cranes and they fly away. ...
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Film (possibly made for TV) where everyone wears a headset which controls thoughts by suppressing IQ [duplicate]

Film set in USA where everyone wears a headset which controls thoughts by suppressing IQ. Everything is a copy of 1950s, even cars & clothes. Hero discovers the truth and is told by interrogator ...
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Movie about guy raised in a bunker [closed]

I am trying to identify a movie that I very vaguely remember from when I was a kid. I'm going to say it was somewhere between late 80s and early 2000s when it came out. Basically I remember a family ...
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Old movie where a portal suddenly opens in a street in front of a girl and she trades places with her parallel self

The movie has a girl who is walking down the street, suddenly some portal/door to parallel earth is opened. She chases her hat (or some paper) which goes into the door. She finds her parallel self ...
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Fantasy movie about a mansion with magical creatures that is similar to the 2008 series “Sanctuary”?

Here are some of the things I remember from the movie: The magical creatures were at risk - vague thought that they may be transdimensional. There was a lady - who may or may not have been in line ...
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UFO movie from 60's or 70's Maybe set in Mexico

Saw this on US broadcast TV back in the late 60s or early 70s. Set in that time frame. Some kind of flying saucer had landed, possibly in Mexico. Possibly crashed. Scene I particularly remember, alien ...
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2000s/2010s movie about contagious virus/disease that causes people's brains to explode

I'm looking for a movie where I can only remember the opening scene; it's of a man in a forest who is clearly in pain clutching and scratching at his head screaming until his head explodes. The whole ...
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What is the name of a movie from the 70s or 80s that had three aliens called Alpha, Beta, and Gamma?

The three were short, bald, and looked like children. One of them was dissected which made a girl (who could hear their thoughts along with an old man) scream as if she were feeling it herself. ...

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