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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Weird Western film, from before 2006, might have involved a current music band [closed]

When I was living in Newark, Ohio between 2002 and 2006, I frequently saw this at one of the local libraries (If it's relevant, I believe it was at the 101 W Main St location) as one of the movies to ...
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Horror movie of the 70s: WW2 German undead supersoldiers rise from ocean

This one is easy as the movie is renowned in its genre but the title escapes my memory. I'm looking for a horror movie of the 70s, probably Italian, certainly European: a group of people, probably ...
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A Movie with a Haunted Pool Scene

I've had this scene stuck in my head for many years now, but I can't figure out what movie or tv show it's from. In the scene, a woman goes underwater in an indoor swimming pool in a house (which may ...
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Alien killing people by shooting his fingernails

I've been looking for this movie for several years and found nothing. I guess it wasn't popular. The action takes place on another planet. I don't remember much of the story line, just that there was ...
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Film about a man who becomes a murderer after receiving an artificial heart

I read about this in a book about classic horror films in elementary school, around 1987 to 1991, in Ashland, KY. The main character is a scientist who is developing an artificial heart. To prove his ...
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SciFi movie where a guy gave up his prison sentence in exchange for his body to be used or his consciousness

I'm pretty sure it was futuristic. Had flying cars in it. Guy gave up his prison sentence in exchange for either his body to be used or his consciousness. It was something about clones or conscious ...
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Movie about a family thrown into a fantasy world

I saw this movie on TV once about twenty years ago and I only remember a couple scenes from the end. I have tried looking for it, and browsing over lists of fantasy movies from the 1990-2005 but I ...
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First science fiction movie or tv show that had a complete language created for it?

I read a question about what the language used in 1951's The Day the Earth Stood Still was based upon and I guessed, apparently rightly, that it was just made up. I also of course know that there is a ...
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Film involving a spaceship full of cash headed to Earth from a colony

Seen it long time ago, visual looked like something from 80's, maybe even late 70's. Set in Solar system, it's about a spaceship carrying money - actual cash because (I think!) electronic transfers ...
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where can i find the warner brother's official technical sketches of Hogwarts?

how can I get ahold of the harry potter official technical blueprints sketches for Hogwarts from warner brothers? is there a website where their in the public domain? or do you have to request them ...
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Movie about teenagers who get abducted by aliens after they enter a house

There's this sci-fi movie I'm trying to find. I'm sure it's post 2010. Here's what I remember: Group of teenagers enter a house and lose consciousness. They awake somewhere that looks Earth-like. One ...
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I'm looking for a German kids' movie about a boy and a girl that were on a quest to find some bug's missing arm

I watched this cartoon movie in the early 2000s but I think it was made in the 70s or 80s. The movie was dubbed but had a German song at the beginning. From what I can remember it is about a boy and ...
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Looking for a gladiator-type movie [closed]

I saw some scenes from this on a TV with no sound, but it intrigued me. I don't think it was Gladiator or 300, although it looked a bit similar. To be honest, it could be a TV show, but I don't ...
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Movie clip about Robots, Goddess and a Kid

I saw this movie clip a few years ago, maybe around 2015. It is in color. It is animated but I think it's not use the same animation style of common Japan anime. It has no subtitle or any dialogue ...
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Movie where a man transforms into a woman in space

I remember watching a movie years back. But not earlier than 2005. Earth was dead and dried out and the last 3 men in the whole universe were left in a spaceship, and then suddenly one of the men ...
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I'm searching for the name of a zombie movie

It is a zombie movie in which a group of people are doing a road trip in a van. They stop at a western village. At a certain point, a man in the group gets bitten and ask the others to leave him ...
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Was Star Wars' Chewbacca character inspired by Saberhagen's Berserker's aiyan creature?

An aiyan features in the first Berserker story "Without a Thought" in 1963, fourteen years before the first Star Wars film. Both the aiyan and Chewbacca share characteristics of both apes ...
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90s movie with psychics and an imploding spaceship

I saw this movie in the 90s. I don't remember much, but here is what I do remember; The movie takes place on a spaceship, or set of spaceships. I am not sure if there is more than one. The main ...
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Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid (1975), Old bird movie

When I was really little I had a DVD with Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid (1975) version on it. There were also two other movies. One of them was about why some birds are grey and some ...
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Female version of “It's a wonderful life” [closed]

It was a female lead version of the James Stewart film "It's a wonderful life" Googling keeps bringing me to a late 1970s TV movie titled "It happened one Christmas" but that is ...
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A question about “The Magic Roundabout” cartoon

Near the beginning of the The Magic Roundabout 2005 cartoon, one of the protagonists, Zebedee, claims that there is a magical diamond hidden in the roundabout which the antagonist Zeebad could use to ...
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Movie with “Small Soldiers”-like (but scarier) toys possessed by alien/ghosts, evil toy drills a hole into another toy's head

The movie is about a house where thunder strikes and aliens/ghosts enter the toys, and there are good toys as well. One scene I remember from the movie is a bad alien drilling a hole into another toy/...
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Name of the ghost horror movie?

I remember a ghost horror movie more than 2 decades old where a church father and his apprentice come to a old house/castle and perform some ritual and the father tells the apprentice not to touch ...
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Time loop or time travel in an aeroplane, where the main character disappears to save the others [duplicate]

When: I recall seeing this when I was young so could have been early to mid 1990s. Setting: It is either based primarily in an aeroplane around the passengers and may also involve the airport but ...
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Movie identification: female robot gives birth to baby

I watched a Sci-fi movie when I was young (around 1990-2000 I think?), I remember there was a robot rebellion fought against human, and what's important in the movie was a female robot giving birth to ...
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Horror movie about a robot kid with claws for hands

A long time ago I saw a horror movie, and I don't remember the name. I have been looking for it for three years, but I haven't found it. I think I remember that the film was about a man who made a ...
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Movie identification: twins (aliens) with telekinetic lockpicking powers fleeing to meet their people

This question sparked a memory of a different movie. The main thing I remember is that there was a pair of girls pair of siblings (twins, I think) who for the most part of the movie were fleeing from ...
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Looking for movie with telekinetic lockpicking

I remember watching a movie. Where protagonist gets hit by a lightning and gains minor telekinesis. Then he joins group of other super powered individuals. Then he opens a lock with telekinesis. One ...
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TV programme similar to “Harrison Bergeron” [duplicate]

Many years ago (1970s or 80s) I saw a TV film clearly based on Harrison Bergeron, though I can't remember whether it used the title. However it had a very different ending. Harrison is not killed, ...
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Name of movie with large animals in a house and lake house falling into the water

I am looking for a movie, likely based off of a book, that shows kids who were in a large house with animals (maybe snakes, etc) which were abnormally large and escaped cages. I remember the kids also ...
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Anime movie where two girls meet a giant rabbit creature

I can't remember the name of this one movie where a young girl (6-8) and an older girl (Her sister, probably 12-14) are in a rural countryside area of Japan. The little girl finds this gigantic fluffy ...
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Anime movie with two brothers, one has a sword which gets more powerful (but also more evil) when stones are added to it [duplicate]

I watched an anime movie 4-8 years ago. Here's what I can remember: It's about two brothers, they go to school. But the older brother has a sword and has to find gems/stones which make it more ...
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Film with a girl on a flying boat trying to find a missing relative

I've been bothered by this film for about 15+ years, all I can remember is the ending. The film takes place on a flying boat/ship. It was big and had sails and was made of wood. It used smoke effect ...
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70s movie where implants would make people peaceful [duplicate]

This is a movie I saw as a child, toward the end of the 70s. It had a similar vibe to Invasion of the Body Snatchers. The story is about some guy that invents some implant that looks like a small ...
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Virtual reality movie where they upload after death the consciousness into the cloud

The virtual world is an escape for an old lady before she dies and she goes to party in a young avatar of herself. Then she meets with the main male character and he chases her thought several virtual ...
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Chinese or Japanese animation with running white horse at the end

25+ (or even 30+) years ago I saw an animation on TV. I would really love to watch it again, to finally understand what I already watched twice as a child. I only remember the following: It took a ...
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Series movie similar to “The Twilight Zone”

20+ years ago I watched on TV several SF series movies. I remember about one episode quite clearly, and until recently I was sure that it was "The Twilight Zone". However, I watched the ...
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Movie or tv show with robots disguised as childen who try to kill progatonist [duplicate]

Long ago, probably during the previous millennium, I saw part of a movie or tv show on television at least one time. The protagonist had problems with robots disguised as specific humans who were part ...
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80s movie where the characters are taken over by an alien hive mind

The characters ate some substance and then they were taken over by some alien hive mind. It brainwashes the whole town. You could tell when they were possessed because they would say, “What ...
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Old animated movie where the hero kid has a cute alien animal companion who turns out to be a girl

I only have a few details, starting from the name, which could sound like Gandar. It was a short title, and it was the name of the main character. I watched this movie in Italy, on the national ...
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Movie with killer androids (glowing eyes, screaming)

Many years ago I saw this movie. The main protagonist is out with his woman partner (girlfriend or wife, forgot). At some point, after they went to some remote place by car, she is revealed to be an ...
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Looking for a Movie with Killer Glowing Green Floaties

I can't remember much about this movie (it might have been a TV episode) where some sort of glowing green "floaties" (think like purpose-driven gnats) devour people as if by burning them to ...
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Old movie with 2 girls which mistakenly break an egg, which surprisingly contained a diamond

I am interested to understand what movie I saw when I was in kinder-garden. Occasionally, a guy came (organized by the teacher) and projected films on the wall. I have a clear memory about only one - ...
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Radio interference caused by Martian dust storm

In comments below this excellent answer to Are there methods of lightning detection on Mars? I lament not being able to remember where I'd read about radio noise in the receiver of a real-world ...
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CGI-animated movie: siblings find out that their parents were transferred to another universe

When I was a kid I saw a CGI-animated movie which aired on the TV but I didn't get the name of it. It consists of siblings finding out their parents were transported to another universe by their ...
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Sci-fi movie released before 2011: scientist injects a pregnant woman with experimental stuff, the child grows very fast

At the time I watched the film, they broadcast foreign movies every Tuesday, including Chinese films, so I'm not sure if the language of the film is English​. There are scenes at a lab. The main roles ...
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I'm trying to find an alien romance movie

This is a movie that I watched a long time ago as a kid. I remember there being an alien prince who crashed landed on Earth with his faithful servant. They were being protected by a human girl and her ...
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Film or show where a space crew set off for Mars and lose communication with Earth due to a war

A space crew take off from Earth on a mission to Mars (I think). As they take off, war breaks out on Earth and they are left with no communication. English, live action. One guy ejects himself via an ...
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Movie where a guy is sent to a sandy planet where time moves really fast but slow to the outside observer

All I remember is the guy was sent to a planet to test something or he did something illegal, and time moved really fast on the planet but slow to the outside world. He had to fix something to leave ...
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Horror movie or TV show with slug aliens

When I was a kid I faintly remember watching a movie or TV show episode with alien slugs. So this would probably be stuff before 2008. (It was aired on TV at some point I wasn't watching a DVD or VHS ...

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