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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Movie with wormlike creatures in an island

This movie is about worm/leeches that enter the human body. At first the person feels better and maybe with abilities but the worms continue to grow and multiply until they consume the host. And they ...
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What happened to the spider that bit Peter Parker?

Do we know what happened to the radioactive spider after it bit Peter Parker? Did it bite anyone else or did it just live out the rest of it's spider-life in peace?
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50s Movie with Creature that looked like a Christmas Tree made of garbage bags

My husband is trying to recall the name of a 50s sci-fi movie that had a creature that looked like a Christmas tree made of garbage bags. Both he and his friend remember the movie but can't remember ...
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Film about the USA being run by fake videos of the president after his kidnapping

I am looking for a film from the 70's or 80's where the president of the United States of America is kidnapped (possibly kept underground) by a group who then produce fake videos (using some type of ...
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Old horror/scifi/monster movie with a Bigfoot-sized monster that has red vision and attacks a woman through the floorboards

I was very little when I saw this horrifying at the time movie, so take what i describe with a grain of salt. I saw it between 1997-1999 on VHS but I believe the movie could be anywhere between the ...
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A melancholic children's film set in a sandy landscape [closed]

I don't remember any of the plot, only two scenes, and mostly how it made me feel. I think I saw the film in the late 1980s or early 1990s on some German children's TV programme. Whether the original ...
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In Alita: Battle Angel do cyborgs have stomachs?

Probably my favorite live action movie based on a manga, Alita: Battle Angel depicts a deep and detailed post apocalyptic world. In some occasions we see Alita eating actual food and seemingly enjoy ...
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SciFi space film where a young person builds a space ship that comes to life

Can loosely remember seeing a film made in the last 2-10 years of a young person building a space ship. At some point the ship comes to life and an element that it fills with a liquid of sorts to ...
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What changes Vader's feelings on the the dark side? [closed]

In The Empire Strikes Back, Vader says to Luke: Vader: If you only knew the power of the dark side... And he says it in a way that's obviously advertising its appeal to Luke. However, in Return ...
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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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Looking for a movie about a civilization that has to take a drug to withstand radiation

I vaguely remember a movie about a civilization that has to take a drug to withstand radiation. I think it was located in space. Probably the movie is from the late 70s or 80s. Any idea?
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Movie where something in the water on a farm makes the family go crazy

The movie revolved around a small farm where something happened to the water and crazy things started happening. The plants and animals started growing worms inside of them and the people started ...
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How did Draco apparate within Hogwarts?

In the film The Deathly Hallows Pt. 2, right before The Battle of Hogwarts starts, Draco Apparates to the dungeons to get Goyle and Blaise Zabini. Since it's impossible to apparate or disapparate ...
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Movie where a blob-like alien crawls into a man’s mouth

I remember watching a movie as a child. The one scene I remember was a clear blob like alien crawled into a man’s mouth and the man was frantically trying to drink alcohol in the middle of the store. ...
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What is this film about ninjas and video games?

I need help identifying a tv sci-fi action movie from 2000-2006, maybe filmed in France, but the language is probably English. It might have ninja aspects. I remember a scene where this woman (might ...
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80s/90s Scifi movie where an alien family is stuck on Earth

When I was younger I remember watching a copied VHS that had a partial sci-fi movie on it. From what I remember a humanoid alien family somehow gets stuck on earth. There were 2 sisters whose hair ...
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alien race gives us the ultimate weapon “for good and evil” which works both ways - probably 1950s

In this movie, an alien race gives mankind an "ultimate weapon". It's a small capsule-shaped thing which, when activated, kills everybody within some large radius. One scientist offers to test it on a ...
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Alien doomsday movie where a good and bad alien fight whilst two kids look for a doomsday device

There are two kids and two aliens in this alien doomsday movie, one good and one bad. I believe the "good" alien is Dwayne Johnson or Vin Diesel. The "bad" alien is of size and shape of the ones in ...
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A movie about kids having imaginary friends

I watched this movie a long time ago, probably it’s from 80s or 90s. The kids have imaginary friends (which is common even in real life) and they are taken to the doctor by parents, but the imaginary ...
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Movie with a man/woman fighting over a giant truck in the desert [duplicate]

I saw this movie a while ago and I remember a lot of images of huge desert landscapes and a man/woman fighting over the control of a huge truck (or maybe they had a truck each and were fighting over ...
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Movie where some soldiers go into a bunker in a city because of dangerous conditions outside

As I was a child I saw a few minutes from a sci-fi movie on a video tape of my parents, but it was so horrifying, that I did not watch it. The scene I can remember, that people (maybe soldiers) find ...
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A Circus/halloween movie from between 2000 to now

I'm trying to find a circus movie where people were getting transformed into different creatures for a "show" of the circus; one was transformed into some sort of clown/joker, one as a witch and the ...
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How did the Witch King break Gandalf's staff in the movie?

In the movie, the Witch King breaks Gandalf's staff. How did this happen and why (since it's not in the book)?
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Creepy film with tentacle alien attacking crew members in a vessel in space or underwater

I think it must have been before 1991 the film came out. I think it was set in space or maybe deep underwater. The vessel had narrow rounded sci-fi corridors. They seemed trapped so definitely a ...
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Movie about an asteroid hitting the Earth. A couple sit on the porch to watch

I'm trying to remember the name of a weird movie about a meteor hitting the Earth. There was a couple in a house with another woman (she may have been the mistress?) And maybe a kid? The whole ...
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What was the point of the 'Spear'?

Around halfway through the film, the ship encounters a 'spear', a long cylindrical object moving on a parallel trajectory to the Aniara, at a marginally higher speed. The captain and senior crew seem ...
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Animated 70s/80s movie or series with haunting soundtrack and an egg shaped spaceship

This has been bugging me for years. I watched this incredibly memorable animated film or series as a child in France in the 80s/90s and cannot find the name of it. It has a particularly haunting ...
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Movie where a woman is running away from a plant creature which rips her shorts?

I'm trying to figure out a movie's name. In the movie there was a woman running away from some plant creature, and she was knocked out. I remember it tried to rape her and ripped her shorts as its ...
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80's movie involving replacing actors with CGI [duplicate]

This was a movie I saw a few times on British TV during the 80's, but I don't think it was much older than that. English language, almost certainly American-produced. I think it was an action movie, ...
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Movie with an Indian girl helping a willow tree and a horse after playing with the personified wind; other girl is punished for doing the opposite

This is a long shot, but my cousin had a VHS movie that we used to watch over and over when we were young... during the 2000's. I think her mom had gotten it as a gift or probably as a donation. It ...
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TV series/movie with a guy that can create electricity between his hands [duplicate]

Like the title says I'm trying to find a series or movie that involved a team of people from which I can only remember this one guy always doing some hand motions and getting electricity to spark ...
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Who are Mario (and Luigi's) parents?

We see in the Hollywood movie Super Mario Bros. that no-one seems to know Mario's full name or his background. So I just want to know, who are his parents and where do they live? Are they still ...
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Why clap for Hagrid?

At the end of the film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, after Hagrid returns from Azkaban and Harry gives him a hug, Dumbledore gives him a standing ovation, and soon enough most of the entire ...
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90s(?) cartoon movie: female servant enters the castle's forbidden room when the Lord is away, he tries to kill her for it

There was a dark castle I think, that is no one should come in! And there was a servant or someone like this in it, who served a lord vampire (or maybe not a vampire!). There was a big room in this ...
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Late 90s movie about people disappearing (down drains, I believe)

I only remember the trailer and vaguely at that. It began with a statistic about how many people go missing every year and are not found. There was an "at first they thought people were being abducted ...
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Why was Conan freed by his former owner?

In Conan the Barbarian, the plot seems to have the following sequence: Thulsa Doom destroys Conan's village and enslaves women and children. Profit motive for the latter - he can sell the slaves. ...
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Really bizarre dystopian children’s film with hundreds of young boys forced to play piano

There’s a bizarre kids' movie from the 60s (maybe earlier or later) where an evil man has a huge piano that he forces hundreds of young boys to play constantly. I remember a shot of it showing that it ...
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Damsel in distress adventure/fantasy movie

Definitely a feature length movie. Probably in theaters at some point, but might have been a 'made for TV movie'. It was on TV, in the USA, by early-1999 or earlier (I remember which house I lived ...
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Mad Max-type Sci-fi movie from the mid-80's with fat blob men

For many years I've been trying to ID a mid-80's cult sci-film that I saw as a kid on TV in the UK. It must have been aired around the late 80's. My recollection is sketchy but it had a Mad-Max ...
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Fantasy movie with rings that shoot laser beams!

Every now and then this movie pops into my head that I watched as an early teenager. It was a fantasy movie where the main good and bad characters each have a ring of power that shoots a laser. I don'...
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Sci-fi movie with weather control and girl with coloured hair

So I'm trying to remember the name of a movie that I watched back maybe 10 years ago or more. The major details I remember about this film are The girl in the film had different coloured hair ...
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Movie with a large mountain that hid a train depot [closed]

I saw a movie on TV in 1992 or 1993 that prominently featured a train depot that was hidden inside of a mountain. I believe the depot was the main hideout of the 'good guys' in the film. The depot ...
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Movie with a girl summoning powers from a glowing pyramid

There is a movie I caught a glimpse of as a young child, and it has been bothering me that I have no idea what move it is. This must have been right around 1990, and I saw it on TV, so presumably the ...
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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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Post-apocalypic 80s movie with giant land movers and some little humanoid droids (1 is bad and 1 is good) bad one drills a hole in good ones face

I remember watching this movie when I was a kid but it's only a few images that I remember. The droids in the movie were child-sized and just had "neutral mask" faces. Anyway, the biggest image is of ...
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Fantasy movie with a deaf man, strong man who hurls cannon balls and a flying ship

I can't remember a fantasy movie I watched when I was young, but I can recall a group of strange persons. One is deaf who uses a cone to enhance his hearing. And another is a strong man who hurls ...
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In “Men in Black,” why did Agent K neuralize every civilian who saw an alien?

First, he meets an alien who boarded a truck that was pulled over by Border Patrol. BP subsequently witnesses a fight between him and the alien. He wipes their memory. Next, he goes to a farmer's wife'...
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Movie where a woman escapes from a dream pod into a red-sand filled world

This movie starts out with a young girl who is sleeping in this kind of pod that gives people dreams. This is a post-apocalyptic kind of dystopian world. She hates the dream world and wants to get out....
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TV/movie where a routine battle response drill on a spaceship turns into an actual battle

I'm wondering about a movie or TV show where: A starship captain (or other person responsible for calling routine drills) calls a red alert/battle stations etc. for no apparent reason. Actually, he ...
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What is this Movie about giant pink spiders?

I saw this movie last night on my mum's TV just as I was shutting off the net to go to sleep, but after waiting for a bit for a commercial break, it didn't come, so I couldn't confirm the name of the ...