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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70s (or earlier) movie with a monster dinosaur in England

I remember from over 50 years ago (!) watching a film on UK television. I've always thought it was titled The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms but I've recently saw some of that and it's not the one I ...
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Who walked in during Angela's meeting with her advisor in Malevolent?

In the 2018 film, Malevolent, one of the early incidents that Angela has showing that her medium abilities are coming out happens during a meeting with her academic advisor. She gets her prior ...
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Sci-fi / horror movie search - bus scene

It has been years of agony trying to find a sci-fi or horror movie I saw as child (around 8 or 9, so this was after 1998 for sure) The only scenes I remember: a female character who is pregnant and ...
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Old movie about robotic crabs that eat metal, grow and reproduce

I once saw a movie as described in the title, but don't know its name or how old it is. Please note, we are not talking about the original German movie from the 70's, Die Insel der Krebse. I remember ...
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80/90's movie – community living a bunker, separated by families, youth pair escapes

There was a movie in 80's or 90's in TV that I'm trying to identify. The key points were: people are living in a kind of bunker, separated by families, supplies are delivered from outside pair of ...
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Old movie about alien eggs inside cave

I was born in 1994 and remember watching this movie with my mom when I was young, but even back then it seemed somewhat old. In the beginning of the movie I think it's scientists or such who enter a ...
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Boy finds alien and becomes friend with it

The movie starts with an alien ship. After the boy and the alien become friends, the boy takes advantage of the alien's skills. For example, while swimming, the alien sticks to his back and helps him ...
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Movie from the 80s-90s about an unknown force eating everything on earth?

This is what I can remember of the movie. There was this guy who is running for his life at the same time I think he was trying to find out what this unknown force is. Towards the end of the movie I ...
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Pre-1996 scifi movie with gray-skinned aliens, quoted in “Zoon Part 3 (Wake World)” by Nefilim

There is the song "Zoon Part 3" (1996) by Nefilim (singer of Fields of the Nephilim) in the middle of the song is a small reversed sound clip in one channel. It sounds like a scientist's voice from an ...
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80s movie where the main character has fast healing or is immune to harm

The details of this movie are specially fuzzy on my mind. I saw it at some point in the 80s I think and I can only remember very vague facts. Main character has immunity to harm. I “think” is more ...
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Film about a man playing a virtual reality game who finds a woman that he falls in love with [closed]

The film is about a man that lives in an apartment, he is constantly playing a virtual reality game. The majority of the film is him in the game. He finds a woman in the game that he falls in love ...
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Identification of a apocalyptic zombie movie that I think takes place in Hollywood? Newer, I think?

In the movie or show I can't remember, there's a bunch of kids that are killing zombies and trying to find a safe place, so I think they go to Hollywood and there's no one there. They're scouting the ...
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Chinese cartoon movie with monkey-like child, mother taken away, bad uncle?

I have small flashes of a cartoon, anime or something of the sort, my father bought it from a Chinese boutique when I was very very young. The small number of details I remember is the boy's going by ...
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old movie about shapeshifting alien invasion with a horror ending

I forgot the title of this film I watched on tv in brazil several years ago. I remember it was old (felt like 80's or 70's) and it was about this boy and his teacher in the middle of a shape shifting ...
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Movie: in a big seaside city time travel portals open to the apocalyptic future with the fading sun and zombie mutants

I hardly remember anything! It's an old movie or can be a part of a series from a 90'. It takes place in a big seaside city, maybe Los Angeles or San Francisco. Portals open to the apocalyptic future,...
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Post apocalyptic movie where men and women have split into separate tribes as they each believe the other side are infectious

I caught part of this movie on TV years ago and I've never seen it since, or been able to find out what it was called. It looked like it was made during the 70's, but I can't be sure of that. Most of ...
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Anime (maybe movie) about a boy meets naked girl with a very distinct thick collar or bracelet

I’m trying to find an anime I saw on Mangas Channel in Hotbird Satellite before 2006, I think it was a trailer. I remember watching a boy in the street that notices a young girl (she could be an ...
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Movie about monsters that come through a portal from the future

At first the people who first saw the future were scared of how the world had come to this, so they try to stop the future from happening, but it ends up that the future actually happened because the ...
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Want to know the name of an old movie about alien infiltration [duplicate]

I saw a SF movie when I was a kid, in 1984, but I couldn´t find its name. It was about humanoid aliens visiting Earth. Perhaps a subtle invasion or infiltration. It was a long time ago, but I recall ...
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Movie from the 90s about a boy in the Arctic pole who wakes up in a stasis capsule [closed]

A 17-18-old teenager boy wakes up from stasis. He is alone in some capsule in Antarctics or the North Pole. Everything is dazzling white and scary. I don't remember the ending.
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Horror movie where it’s really hot outside enough to where they have to wear fire suits

I remember this movie I think on Netflix. The cover art was of someone in a silver fire suit. It was a horror movie, where it's really hot outside, enough to where they have to wear fire suits. It ...
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Is there a Dead Space movie that's a prequel to the second game?

Was there a Dead Space movie about the guy who wakes you up at the beginning of Dead Space 2, and his sister, as they try to make it to Isaac Clarke?
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Fantasy Kung Fu/Karate movie with combating Dojos

Trying to find a fantasy karate/kung-fu movie I only saw a scene from and it had a older Asian lady with white braided hair that went to the ground and her and I think two or three other older people ...
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80s 90s psychic powers anime movie

I'm looking for an anime I watched in the late 80's/early 90's. There were people with great psychic powers. The main character is a short young-looking guy that is the most powerful of them all. I ...
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I'm looking for the title of a black and white science fiction film from the 50's or 60's

I think the world was on the edge of war. Alien character has a small, compact, oval-shaped, translucent device that fits in the palm of your hand. It opens with the power of the mind of the person ...
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What is the container that Roy is carrying to the Lima Project shuttle?

In sci-fi drama Ad Astra (2019), Roy carries a container to the Lima Project shuttle with him. What is that container?
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How many envelopes were used in the scene where Harry receives his Hogwarts letter?

What I want to know is, how many letters were used when they made the scene of hundreds of letters flying from the chimney. Did they use one? Did they use hundreds?
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Why did Tree try to stop the closing of the time-loop?

In Happy Death Day 2U (2019), Tree tries to stop the closing of the time-loop, which is operated by Ryan, by driving his car into an electric power grid: Why did Tree try to stop the closing of the ...
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80's-ish sci-fi movie with guy/car saving a girl (cyborg?) and car chase at the end of the movie

It was either a guy had to stay with his car to stay alive (the car was how he recharged himself because he was part cyborg)—or—the car had a guy's consciousness in it. The guy/car was trying to save ...
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Time travel movie where travelers in the time of the dinosaurs accidentally change the timeline

I saw a movie on Syfi maybe 8-10 years ago where people were able to travel back in time to the age of the dinosaurs. They had to stay on this bridge type thing and not step off or touch anything to ...
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Movie about trying to stop global warming but caused ice age on accident

I saw a movie on Syfi channel about 15 years ago. It was about scientists trying to stop global warming, but overdo it and accidentally cause a new ice age instead. I can’t remember the name of it. ...
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Movie scene where woman is comforting father of dead son by saying he is alive somehow

A father, whose son is dead, and a woman are sitting on a porch, looking at the stars. The father is crying and the woman is talking about his son like he is still alive. She says things like: This ...
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True or False: Is there a New He-Man and the Masters of the Universe film coming?

I've been hearing rumors of this for the last year, and frankly I just want some factual information. Does anybody know anything? What "version" of the MOTU story are they going to use (Toy Line, ...
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Old black&white sci-fi movie; two kids find a flying saucer

Looking for a movie I saw as a kid which scared the bageebuz out of me. I think it was black and white. Story is: This flying saucer lands in a park but has the ability to be invisible. These 2 kids, ...
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90s (or earlier) film or TV show that featured a prison ship whose inmates believed Superman would liberate them

I remember watching a live-action TV episode or film on TV (English, USA) sometime in the early to mid 1990's that featured a prison starship. The prisoners all live in a single "room" on one of the ...
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Scifi movie from 70s, 80s - Humanoid on Earth in search for the key to his spaceship (ship looks like a dragon)

The movie is about the search for an ancient artifact. At the beginning, the movie looks like it's a crime piece about a criminal band band that is looking for some priceless relics. Later, it seems ...
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Is there any information as to if DC dropping or “Rebooting” the DCEU?

There are a lot of changes coming in the future DC films [Robert Pattinson playing Batman is just one!] But I'm uncertain where that goes in terms of timeline. Considering the success of Aquaman, ...
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Scifi movie from 70s, 80s or 90s – A scientist measuring intelligence

I don't remember much about this movie. Only one quote. The problem is, I only remember it translated into Serbian while I think the original was in English. At first I thought the movie was Suburban ...
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Sci-fi movie or TV show shown in this Linus Tech Tips video

Recently, Linus Tech Tips covered a TV from China, and as part of the coverage they loaded up a segment from a Chinese movie through one of the apps. The segment can be found at 4:54 in the below ...
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Weird scifi movie about military sending a team to island/survivors, crashed ufo

It was pretty old movie 70s-90s, about a military sent to investigate a remote island with strange signals, or crashed survivors on an island[cant remember exactly]. When the team landed it became ...
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Sci-fi movie from 80s-00s about a killer alien roaming a dark city

I vaguely remember a movie about an alien/monster roaming a dark/grim city. It could hibernate/burrow or drill underground, or used underground city infrastructure to move. It murdered different ...
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Movie where people are trapped with no connection to the outside world but have food and water

The movie I remember is not from Hollywood, below are some of the scene references. Theme of the story is people get trapped in certain places (with recurring food and water for their survival) and ...
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Movie about Chinese nuclear satellite threatening a US space station

This movie came out in the 80's or early 90's. A crew aboard a space station notice a satellite orbiting close to them and find out it's actually a Chinese orbiting nuclear weapon. They spacewalk and ...
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Anime where a woman knocked into a window leaves Japanese characters with her blood

There was a scene where a random woman was knocked onto a window, and as she slid down, she wrote Japanese symbols with her blood. There were also scenes where a guy said phrases that allowed him to ...
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Old science fiction film about people being turned into aquatic monsters

I remember watching a movie on TV many (40+) years ago. I believe it was in black and white but it may have been in color. The only salient points i can remember was that it was an adventure type ...
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Movie with world globe size red sphere

I know there’s not much detail but a friend of mine is looking for a very specific movie. There is a late 80s or early 90s B or below Sci Fi movie out there that inspired a big red Chinese buoy gift ...
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Movie with Aliens being sold on the Black Market

I watched this movie when I was a kid, around 8-9 years ago (I think) and I can't remember the title or find it on google. I seem to remember it being kind of a documentary style story shot in a ...
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Fantasy film about flying creatures and learning how to ride or command them

I remember being about 12 (2003 +/- 5 years) and watching a movie with my dad about flying creatures (maybe birds, dragons, hippogryphs) and a big part of the plot was learning how to ride or command ...
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Thriller/horror movie where the mother is behind the bathroom door but has no eyes or nose [closed]

This is a thriller movie I saw ~10 years ago on TV and there was a scene where one of the characters has a nightmare of opening the bathroom door from the inside, and sees his mother behind the door, ...
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Old part-animated live action movie musical; single mom takes a correspondence course on magic

A question yesterday gave me a flashback about a movie I saw a part of long ago, and I'm wondering if someone here could identify it for me. I seem to recall the colors striking me as technicolor, and ...

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