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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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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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Movie or TV series: breaking a pile of plates, escaping a prison [on hold]

The scene happens in a prison (and I believe a significant part of the film/series occurs in that prison too). There are some people trying to escape, and the escaping involves a loud noise in a ...
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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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Movie with with supernatural happenings and college girl home alone [closed]

College girl in house alone for holidays, supernatural happenings, finds occult items in room. Probably 2000s.
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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 ...
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B&W film showing a man in atmospheric diving suit holding on to a scuba diver

B&W film showing a man in atmospheric diving suit holding on to a scuba diver.
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Which story is the movie Wandering Earth based upon?

I just saw yesterday The Wandering Earth Project . While it is a Chinese movie, pretty well-made, this is perhaps the first time I came across the concept of using propellers, earth-engines to push ...
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Has Iron Man ever had a suit without flight, and if so, how effective was it?

In the movies and cartoons (and presumably the comics), one of the major advantages Iron Man has is flight. Most superheroes have it, actually. Even the Mark 1 prototype (in the movie) has a limited ...
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Older movie/show about humans on derelict alien warship which refuels by passing through a star

I am trying to find the title to a show (or movie?) from several years ago. The basic premise was a small group of people who ended up in deep space on a large alien warship that was heavily ...
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Asian movie from alternate reality with Tesla coil in Tokyo

A friend of mine saw a movie some time ago on the TV, but he can't recall the name. Here is the description he gives: Japanese or Chinese movie, in the end, there was a Tesla coil (or some device ...
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Film where boy's parent reveal their alien selves to him

I never saw the full film, just a uk trailer, dated maybe about 1990. I thought at the time "I'm gonna watch that" but then the years intervened. I've had a search through this site but no joy. What ...
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Live action Disney film about a highschool student creating an invisibility formula

This starred a young Kurt Russell​ as a high-school student, his entry in a science fair (I think) is a formula that in theory could turn someone invisible. The principal of the school dismisses it ...
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Movie where a circus ringmaster turns people into animals

I’m trying to remember a movie that was circus based where I think animals were turned into people. They couldn’t leave as they would die. The ringmaster did it with magic eye things(?)
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Family sci-fi movie with cool jets stored under their big fancy house

Saw this film when I was little (around 2000-2006). All I can remember is that it’s a family movie and either the dad or the whole entire family fly their own jet/spaceship like thing. They are ...
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Sci-fi film: Underground self-healing machine that fires rocks out of a tunnel

In the late eighties/early nineties I watched a film on the television. The only scene I remember clearly was when the hero is on a desert like planet. Massive great big spherical rocks were flying ...
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Giant alien robots controlled by dinosaurs

I'm looking for a movie I watched in early 2000s, but I'm not sure when it was filmed, maybe in the 80s. It was about aliens having invaded Earth using giant robots. The rebels build their own robot ...
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90s Movie/TV series in which a boy travels to different worlds, fighting an evil scientist [duplicate]

Saw this movie/TV series the 90s, though could have been made in the 80s. It was a live action show. Boy meets a scientist, who can open a portal to different worlds They are being chased by an evil ...
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Early 80s movie about a kind of superhero by accident, the guy breaks a car's wheels with his bare hands

This is a movie I was taken by the school teachers to watch with my peers in 2nd grade. I just remember a few frames, the one in the title, the good guy breaking the a car's wheeldrive with his bare ...
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Animated film about a society's offering for gods

I watched this film on Cartoon Network India sometime between 2005-10. The society, situated amidst a jungle of sorts, has a recurring ritual to offer their produce to the god(s). It is very taxing ...
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Movie about afterlife, large towers with clothing and food [duplicate]

I saw this movie (or maybe it was a TV show) a long time ago. All I remember is a larger number of people waking up in water and making it to the shore, I want to say they died and are waking up in ...
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60's-70's movie: home appliances revolting against the owners

My children asked me about the oldest movie I can remember (as a kid). It is a movie from before 1977 (probably mid 60's - early 70's) about a house where (children? owners?) were not taking care of ...
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Old scifi movie from the 50s or 60s with men in solid red uniforms who interrogate a spy from the past

I'm trying to remember the name of an old scifi movie. Here are the things I remember about it: Three military officers in solid red uniforms with no other markings or identifications of rank on ...
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50's/60's (?) sci fi movie: exploration spaceship escapes a star's supernova, ends up in another universe after being sucked in a black hole

In the early 1970’s I watched a movie on TV as a little kid, about an exploration spaceship that found a red super giant star that was about to go supernova. They tried to escape and got sucked into ...
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Flying Bloodthirsty Lampshades

I vaguely remember an old black and white movie with things that looked like lampshades. The lampshades would settle on a persons head and they would start bleeding and die. Anybody know the movie?
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Movie with a hockey player saving the world from extra terrestrials

I watched it in 2015. It's in English. Possibly Hollywood movie with Russell Casse (I'm not sure). A group of people have been abducted and a blonde girl is used for experiments. The extra ...
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Horror movie about a virus at the prom; beginning and end are stylized as a cartoon

Movie seen around 2010, about the virus at the prom, a lot of blood, in some places disgusting, but with humor. The beginning and end are stylized as a cartoon.
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Movie or TV show where a man drowns himself in a lake to plug a hole while a woman feeds him grapes

I am trying to figure out where a scene came from, either a movie or TV show, in a medieval setting, where a man is sacrificing himself in a lake to plug a hole that would otherwise drain the lake. ...
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Movie: hero can control movement of people or things by sticking a paper on his forehead

Long ago there was this movie, set in Africa I guess, where the hero would control another thing (human or not) by sticking a paper or something similar to it on his forehead to control his movement. ...
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Movie: astronauts visit a Mars-like planet with aliens passing as humans, alien embarks the ship, which destructs before landing on Earth

The only things I remember are a group of astronauts visit a Mars-like brown planet (or Mars itself) where they find a small group of humans living there. They are trapped because of some type of ...
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Horror film about a man brought out of cryogenic suspension without a soul, around 1990

This is a matter of vague childhood memories, but I remember seeing a preview for a film on TV where a man was brought out of cryogenic suspension and somehow, the process had made him a killer. I ...
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Sci-fi horror movie with sentient goop, reasonably recent

For the longest time I've failed to remember the name of a movie, which was definitely released post-2000. I think the main character had a buzz cut, and it opened either on a military base or in a ...
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Scary film where a woman has vaginal teeth

I started watching this film late at night a few years ago. UK. I suddenly leaped up and grabbed the remote and switched it off. This woman was setting off to have sex with a bloke and the viewpoint ...
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Film where the government was corrupt with aliens, people sent to kill aliens are given rigged visors not showing the right targets

I remember a film where the government was corrupt with aliens, people were sent out to kill these said aliens with visors which would show an alien if there was a green heart present, however these ...
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Movie about a man trapping his soul in a box thus making him immortal

Saw the ending for this in the early 80's. His soul is trapped in a box or placed there making him unable to die. Ends with him walking into the street and being messed up by a car hitting him but ...
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Film about a guy who travels back in time through a cave, brings an old man to the present and tells him the “strange bird” he's seeing is a plane

It was sometime between 2007-2014 I saw this (colored) film, and I only remember very few details. It was about a young guy (between 15-25), who went into a cave. Inside, there was a shape of a hand ...
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Movie about a blue-blooded alien princess, sent to Earth for safekeeping [duplicate]

The movie was about a girl who seemed normal, she had a brother (I think they were twins but not sure). She gets sick or is injured and is taken to the hospital. They take blood from her and it turns ...