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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Movie or television series about two grandparents losing their grandchildren, who were born to witches

I watched this around 1998-2000. I remember very little and I am not sure if I'm confusing and mixing two items into one. I am also not sure if it was a movie or a television series. It was very long,...
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Cyborg Movie from the early 80's, possibly late 70's NOT Eliminators!

It's not Eliminators, I own it, I'm looking for a different one. In this one a cyborg, unfortunately I can't remember much, it's him and a woman though at least, possibly a team, end up at one point ...
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Did Voldemort actually come to the train station in the movie of Order of the Phoenix?

In the film version of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry is walking along the platform to return to Hogwarts when he sees Voldemort standing there wearing a black suit. Was Voldemort ...
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What movie features a hovering spherical robot that kills a man with a propeller blade?

One of the most memorable scenes is where one of the characters is killed by a hovering spherical robot about 1-2 ft in diameter (looks a little bit like the pokémon fortress). The robot sticks out a ...
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heat wave type of movie or made for tv movie

years ago, not sure when, 80's 90's? About a family from the usa who is trying to get into Canada (because of the temperature increasing in the USA) over a bridge, the father gets in but suddenly the ...
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Japanese animated movie where a plague that turns people into stone spreads across the Earth

I watched this animated movie 6 or 5 years ago. It was about a spreading disease that turns humans into stone; it forced a company to make a project to freeze a bunch of people for 100 years in a ...
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Educational film where all the bright colours were kidnapped by the evil gray monster

I'm looking for a short educational movie that I saw in first or second grade. It was primarily an educational tool, to teach kids about colors, particularly the mixing of colors. However, I was ...
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Name of a Mecha (horror?) anime movie. I know it is older and my parents had gotten it for me on dvd from best buy maybe 10-14 years ago

I have been recently trying to remember the name of an anime movie that I have hazy memories about. I think I remember it being mecha where humans in what I think is a military unit are fighting these ...
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Kinda surreal sci-fi animated movie from before 1990 on an alien planet, maybe astronauts

I watched an animated sci-fi movie during the early 90s, I have flashes in my mind but could not identify it for years and years. Searching around by myself, I found some stuff with a bit similar ...
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Movie where a man was put into a computer before death, wife doesn't trust him anymore [duplicate]

I saw a movie a few years back, I don't remember what it was called, about a man who was put into a computer (I think because of some disease or something) before he died. He was the first person ever ...
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Movie with dragon and thing that looks like Godzilla

See this video: In it, at 1:52, there is a clip of a movie with a dragon and a Godzilla-like (maybe Godzilla itself) creature. I have a crazy idea that it might be ...
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What did Toothless draw?

In How to Train Your Dragon, Hiccup is sitting on a rock drawing a picture in the sand with a stick. The picture he draws is clearly of Toothless - the Night Fury dragon. Toothless looks at the image ...
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TV movie: people travel back in time to see disasters

This was maybe late 90's, early 2000's- A man is photographed in a subway train wreck (I think)- later he is found in pictures of multiple disasters that happened years or even decades earlier. Turns ...
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Old animated film with bald blue people

What is it? An animated movie, full length (I think) What it isn't: It's not La Planète sauvage/Fantastic planet and it's not Gandahar What made it memorable: Animation was very trippy (at least in my ...
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Where did the claim that George Lucas did NOT intend to make nine Star Wars movies originate?

Around the time The Empire Strikes Back came out—and the first Star Wars film was retitled Episode IV: A New Hope—there were a number of apparently authoritative statements that the Star Wars series ...
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Movie about a young boy and girl who escape from underground to the surface

Plot elements: Families live underground, contact is forbidden, but the protagonist kids want to meet and eventually also escape to the surface, which seems to be a desert. The air is breathable, ...
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French film where the wife/girlfriend changes every morning after sex

I saw a movie about 15 plus years ago. It was a French language movie about a man who wakes up with a different wife or girlfriend after he sleeps with her. The wife/girlfriend doesn't realize that ...
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1950s-60s B&W horror/sci-fi movie with news report of a “beast of seemingly gigantic proportions”

Classic Horror/Sci-Fi News Reporter Clip of Doom While in pursuit of information related to my long-term burning question of an old sci-fi movie involving ants or termites Looking for a late 1950s ...
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Who is the disapproving hobbit?

During one of The Lord of the Rings films I have a memory of a very curmudgeonly old hobbit, sweeping his porch or walk, I think, as he looks disapprovingly at some of the protagonists going down the ...
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What movie was based on ‘Inverted World’ by Christopher Priest?

I've started reading Christopher Priest's Inverted World, and from the first page I realized that I have seen a movie which had the same plot. But I cannot remember the title of the movie. Here’s a ...
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Animated series/movie 70s or 80s involving aliens impersonating humans and guy looking for missing girl/sister

I don’t remember much but the few things still in my memory are: There were aliens or some other kind of creatures that were looking like humans and when they die they turn into real form. Main ...
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In the movie Contact, why would Hadden live on an airplane or space station?

In the movie Contact, the billionaire owner of Hadden industries lives on an airplane that is almost always airborne. He later moves to the Russian space station, Mir, saying the low gravity and low ...
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What changes have been made to Hogwarts throughout the series?

The question Does the exterior appearance of Hogwarts really change throughout the series? merely addresses the fact that Hogwarts does indeed change depending on what movie you're watching. I want to ...
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1980s movie with a glowing red sphere in an old Victorian house

Our elementary school librarian ran a VHS movie for us one afternoon in the '80s. It could have been a TV special or even 8mm film. It was full-colour late-70s/early-80s cinematography. It had a ...
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90s fantasy movie: winged demons dragging a man under furniture, followed by a splash of blood

It's a fantasy movie from the late 90s I think but I'm not too sure. There are some winged demons that drag a man underneath a piece of furniture then the next scene shows a huge splash of blood. I ...
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(TV?) Movie about a shipwreck far underwater where people were stuck but were able to live

When I was a kid I watched a movie on television (not sure if it was on cable or broadcast TV) about this group of people who were stranded at the bottom of the ocean in a sunken vessel for many years....
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Animated film with a boy alone on a planet with a microphone

A friend of mine has just asked if I remember an animated film (possibly from the 70s) that featured a young boy stranded on a planet with a microphone that he names Mike.
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80's/90's Show/movie about a telekinetic Alien Cat crash-landed on Earth

When I was just a kid, I remember watching a movie or TV show. I have tried many times to find it but failed. The details are very slim, but I strongly remember that the main character kept talking ...
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Ancient film where a knight rescues a princess from an evil magician

Ancient colour film from the 1950s-1960s. A knight goes on a quest to rescue a princess from the claws of an evil magician and his dragon. The knight receives the help of other knights (could be ...
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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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Parallel universe 80s movie

All I remember is a woman in a convertible coming through a portal to a parallel universe. Lots of sand/desert. Running into a Conan/Beastmaster mostly loincloth outfitted guy.
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SciFi Movie like The Hidden [closed]

Looking for SciFi Movie like The Hidden. This movie is more campy, not as intense. The alien takes on the form I believe, of it’s last subject to have come in contact with.
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Where are these floating eyeball creatures from?

I feel I saw these creatures somewhere (in a movies or a TV series...) but I can't remember a single detail. Can anyone identify what they are? Here's a drawing representation.
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Movie featuring a De Lorean - NOT Back to the Future [duplicate]

I'm trying to remember a movie (possibly a TV show, but more likely a movie), I think from around the 80's, which featured a De Lorean. It's not one of the Back to the Future movies, nor does it make ...
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A children's cartoon where dragons need to eat certain rocks in order to breathe fire [duplicate]

I remember watching a children's animated movie several years ago, but I do not remember much. I do remember it involved a man who got trapped in a fantasy world somehow, dragons that needed to eat ...
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Discovery Channel movie about a rover entering an organic spaceship, activating a green light that causes black spheres to appear on Earth

This isn't something I remember well, but I'll do my best to describe it. I watched this around 2013-2014, on Discovery Channel. It was some kind of movie or TV show about a hypothetical situation ...
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Movie: boy is coming of age to save the world, magical fight on a bridge

It's a little fuzzy, but I do remember some things. I remember there being a kid who had a brother, maybe his twin, and a blonde mother. There is some kind of magic council of maybe 7 people who are ...
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Horror film with a pregnant woman strapped to a bed and creatures that don't like light

This film starts with a mom with her son getting ready for school he leaves and she takes drugs, then she collapses outside, the woman wakes pregnant and strapped to a bed. She frees herself, finds ...
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Someone turned into a human snake movie

Back in the late 90's I saw this scene from a movie or maybe an episode from a tv show. It was about a couple that goes to a circus/carnival/freak show and I think they see a human snake. I believe ...
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One of your Earth catch-phrases

We will return in two of your Earth days. I wish to purchase one of your Earth pizzas, fellow typical human who, like me, is totally not from any other planet. Does the cliché “[number] of your ...
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Movie like Body Snatchers - with bus and Cielito Lindo

I remember watching this film (dubbed in Italian) in the late 90s, during a bus trip with university friends. I don't remember if it was on VHS or DVD, but VHS is more probable. It wasn't one of the ...
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Jungle film where a new humanoid species is discovered and studied. The creatures are eventually eaten by some of the humans

This movie was in theaters in the early 1970s. I don't remember much of the plot since I was about 12. People go into the jungle in search of something. They find an unknown humanoid species and ...
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British kids's movie or TV show, teleporting into Tower of London

A question about a live action British children's science fiction or fantasy movie or television show from about 20 to 40 years ago. This question: YA: boy lives in Tower of London, foils plot ...
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Falling star movie scene

I remember watching a back in 2005-2009 where there is a scene in which a guy look at the sky and sees a star falling from to. The star falls from the sky to his hand. The star looked like a Tamarind ...
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Movie/telefilm in which a princess needed true love's kiss to revive from a poisonous apple

I don't remember when I watched this movie or telefilm, but I remember few details of it: The setting was modern i.e. 21st century or late 20th century, but the princess didn't belong to this time. ...
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Science fiction movie about a guy with superpowers and two pistols

Not sure if the guy is black or white, but it’s science fiction and the guy has some sort of super powers. He uses 2 pistols to kill enemies. The pistols are his super powers. He will be in the woods ...
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Horror movie about a family of monsters [duplicate]

I remember that this is something like Cronenberg films. It seems that there the guy accidentally spied on his sister in the shower and saw that she had breast on her back, and then the whole family ...
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Chinese-language movie about an alien boy with the ability to grant wishes

I saw a live-action Chinese-language (Mandarin, I assume) movie with English subtitles while on a plane in China in June 2010. It was about an alien who appeared as a Chinese boy (perhaps around 10 ...
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Car crash leaves man in a world devoid of animal and human life. Sees red flashes with demons and voices

It was a movie from the late '80's to the early '90's. A man and his girlfriend/wife are in a car arguing, driving down a road on a stormy night. They wreck, and she is gone, and he has a bad ...
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80s or 90s children's movie about magic dying

I'm looking for the title of a children's movie from the 80s or 90s. The premise: a kid goes into a magic shop and ends up having to save the magic realm. People have stopped believing in magic and ...