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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90s (or earlier) SciFi movie - glowing lights in chests to indicate attraction

I'm trying to figure out the name of a movie I saw on TV as a kid, in the mid-to-late 90s, in the US, in English, on daytime TV. I remember it being kind of Starship Troopers-esque, but everyone had ...
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Movie where everyone has mind control implants in the backs of their necks/heads

This movie is about everyone having mind control implants in the back of their neck/head and a group of kids realized that they were controlling everyone and they start to remove them from people to ...
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70s(?) movie with abandoned spaceship, onboard computer can answer simple questions, talks about “warning the bridge” when asked elaborate questions [duplicate]

I am looking for a movie, problably from the 1970s, where a couple boards a deserted spaceship. When using the onboard computer terminals, the computer answers a few simple questions but on more ...
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horror/killing spree film at a gas station [on hold]

I am looking for a horror film, probably from the '70s about a couple killing people at a gas station in the middle of nowhere (America). A car load of people stop for gas but begin to find bodies and ...
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Recent movie, girl wakes up and answers A.I. questions while dressing

I saw recently at the exhibition "Into the Unknown" a clip from a sci-fi movie but I can't remember the title. In the clip, a dark-haired girl wakes up in a futuristic house/station and starts ...
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B&W horror sci-fi movie where a mad scientist sends a monster to kidnap the female lead, ends with a hairy shoulder

I don't know the name of the movie and I haven't seen it completely. I just watched it for the last 15-20 minutes and so, I can't tell all the details. The movie was in black and white. I saw the ...
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1980s movie or TV show where a woman is turned into a Raggedy ann-like doll at the end

I must have been about 6 when I saw this show; it was late at night, and seemed more for adults, so the details are vague. From what I remember: There was a woman with some type of supernatural power,...
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Sword-and-sorcery flick from the 80s with a magic scarf that saves the hero's life

The only thing I can remember about this 80s sword-and-sorcery movie is that the knight received a green scarf from a (possibly magical) maiden/princess, and at the very end of the film, his enemy ...
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Old nuclear war film [closed]

This Film was during the gung-ho period of war movies 50-60's and I think black and white. What I remember Part of it was on an SAC airbase in the Midwest. They knew that there was going to be an ...
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What American film was mentioned in Cixin Liu's “The Dark Forest”?

In The Dark Forest, p. 298, Cixin Liu's character, Rey Diaz, described a dead man's switch. Rey Diaz brought down his left hand and covered the cradle with his sleeve. "I was taught this wonderful ...
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Horror movie which takes place in an old house with a girl with powers.

So, I saw this movie, like 4 (or more) years ago. The action took place in an old house. The main character is a girl (around 25 years old) who has the power to see the dead people, demons and so on. ...
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Identify a short animated movie about a walking tree in red shoes

I flew with Norwegian airlines and they played some cartoons on board. Among these there was this funny weird short animated story about a tree who took red shoes of a sleeping man and went on ...
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Movie about a woman and her young daughter; a person they know killed her in her past life

I don’t think it was a movie that made it to the big screen. Possibly lifetime movie? I think it came out in the early 2000’s The movie was about a woman and her young daughter maybe 10 years old ...
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90's/00's scifi movie with non-humanoids “good guys” fighting human-shaped “bad guys”, including a bald one and someone with a green sword

I cannot recall much of the movie... I can vaguely remember that there were two groups of five(?) fighting each other. One group are good guys, and are not human-shaped; the other group are bad guys, ...
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Time travel movie: police officer/government agent observes the past through a wormhole to prevent a terrorist attack

I was talking with some friends about a movie that I saw maybe five years ago that starred Jim Caviezel, Val Kilmer and possibly Denzel Washington. It was about this guy that was a police officer or ...
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Horror ghost movie with people trapped in a house

I watched this movie as a child, and I would like to watch it again. These people are trapped in a house and there is a box full of heads that was supposed to stay buried so the spirits wouldn’t ...
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90s (or earlier) Japanese anime movie: two planets at war, young man is in love with princess from the other planet, and floods his own village

I would like to find out the title of a Japanese anime feature film (not a series) that I saw on Romanian TV in the early 90s. It was about a feud between the peoples of two planets (one very ...
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Documentary: Scientist holding guns gets shot from self version in a portal and marble balls animation demonstrating gravity?

I saw a documentary or movie about a long time ago (8-10 years ago), where it delved into the to sort of moral or hypothetical situation about space-time or something about that. EDIT: (Most likely of ...
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Obscure movie from 1980s/1990s - Cartoon (maybe anime) with girl

I remember watching a movie as a child, in the 80s or early 90s (I'm 27 now) and for the life of me I can't remember the title (or a lot of details about it). So I'm hoping the few and random bits I ...
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(Canadian?) Movie about Mysterious Alien Spacecraft and the NASA-like Org Trying to Discover their Purpose

I saw a movie on Amazon Prime (I think) about some alien spacecraft that appear all over the Earth just hovering in the sky for several months. I believe the movie is Canadian. Most of the characters ...
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Unknown 80s/90s supernatural thriller movie

I saw a movie many years ago (25+) and haven't found it again since. US made movie. It starts with a woman walking through a parking lot and she's being harassed by some guy and a stranger steps in ...
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Intelligent, talking zombies caused by dark water; one zombie kills another zombie

Looking for a movie with intelligent zombies that can talk, one zombie even kills another. Media: Movie What year I saw this: 2004-2009 Tone: Horror/Comedy Setting: America Language: English In color ...
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I'm looking for the title of a sci fi film about a killer robot

I’m desperately trying to find the title of a film, but all of my online searches come up with nothing (it definitely exists though!) The film's set in the future in space. The synopsis seems to be ...
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Movie played on Sci-Fi about people with blue or green blood

I watched this movie on the Sci Fi Channel sometime between 1992 and 1996. It may have been produced in the late 80s. I vaguely remember watching it as a kid but it took place in the desert. It was ...
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How do Mogwai reproduce?

Not talking about the defective, naughty "Pre-Gremlins" that you get when water hits them,... but actual natural reproduction. Does it occur only, like, every 100 years? Are there any female ...
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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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Horror about a haunted blue Oni mask

I'm trying to remember the title of a relatively low budget horror-comedy that I watched somewhere in the last decade. I'm not sure how much of the comedy was intentional, but I recall finding some ...
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Movie with a girl/fairy who was talking to a unicorn in a snow covered forest

I watched this movie some time in what was probably 2010 or 11 on Netflix. I keep randomly remembering it and every time I search for it, I can't find it. I don't know what it was called, but I ...
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Sci-fi movie featuring a fat man running sideways on a wall

This is clearly a fairly recent sci-fi movie featuring superpowers, but I don't recall seeing it advertised. There's an obese man with his belly hanging out, running on the side of a skyscraper ...
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Movie/show about a crashed UFO seen in the 90s

A UFO crashes. Military guards it. An alien comes. We see from its point of view as it approaches a guard, who is shooting at it with an auto weapon, but in vain. Some bright flashes, and the soldier ...
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What spacecraft that fell to Earth spent a night in Jail?

Comments below this question on Space.SE link to the article Government report on 'space balls' released. Most of the article is about Kosmos 482 but the end mentions another spacecraft fuel tank ...
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A Movie About A Kid Making Wishes

It was years ago, and I was born in 2002. It starts with a fat kid with an infinite chocolate bar supply in his pockets. It turns out his friend, who is the protogonist of the movie, got a wishbook. ...
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Movie where man is unable to die, keeps trying to kill self

A man is unable to die, he keeps on trying to kill himself and, possibly, is also attempted to be murdered, but he is invulnerable. I am dimly recalling the last few minutes, he either jumped off a ...
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A man notices that has wife has tentacles coming out of her body that lead down to the sea

All I remember is that there's a scene where a man's wife(?) walks into the room and then he notices that she has tentacles coming out of her that lead all throughout the house(?) to the sea(?) It ...
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70s/80s SciFi film (or series episode?) where a spaceship has only one rescue capsule, so the crew members start killing each other

LATER EDIT: This questions has been resolved, and if the title made you interested in the movie, but you would like to avoid spoilers by reading my more detailed description or the answers, let me ...
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In The Clone Wars movie, why can't Anakin understand Huttese?

After returning his son to Jabba in his palace, the Crime Lord orders the Jedi to be executed immediately, the protocol droid dutifully translates this to the victims from Huttese and Ahsoka and ...
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Movie where a group go to a cabin with an evil spirit, once the spirit is killed it moves into the body of the person who killed it

I remember watching a movie where a group of people go to a house that sits alone in the woods, for a vacation or something. The thing is, there's this evil, possessed person inside a locked door. ...
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Horror movie about a demon (or telekinetic ?) boy who kills his family members

There was a film I saw a few scenes of sometime during the early to mid 90s. I just remember a short scene but I think the scene is unique enough for someone to be able to identify it. It had a ...
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Movie: boy escapes the real world and goes to a fantasy world with big furry trolls

It's about a boy who escapes the real world and goes to this fantasy world where he befriends these big furry trolls, the trolls are animated, but the boy is played by an actor.
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80s/90s film about creatures that come alive after midnight, hunting people who read a particular book

I was very little when I watched it, so I don’t remember the name or the actors in that film (80s to early 90s). The story was about a Bo with scary stories/monster stories in it. Every time someone ...
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Peasant girl searches for her kidnapped brother who can sense gold. When she (years later) finds him, he's no longer an innocent [duplicate]

I've spent quite a few years searching for a film I saw when I was young which for me was in the 80's so the latest this could have been is 1990. My "memory" of it is very fragmented. I seem to ...
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80’s kids film about two kids who rent a film and get sucked into the TV

This has been bugging me for such a long time. It’s a film about two kids who go to a video store, and this particular video stands out as it has a silver cover. When they play it, they are sucked ...
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Comedy: Human-like aliens disintegrate a football (soccer) referee in the middle of the game

This could be an american movie. I watched it in Venezuela. There was a group of human-like aliens. I think they were four (4) aliens that acted as the Madagascar penguins, with one as the leader. ...
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Falling star movie scene

I remember watching a live action movie back in 2005-2009 where there is a scene in which a guy looks at the sky through a window at night and sees a star falling towards him. The star falls from the ...
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2000s (or earlier) animated fantasy film: girl marries prince, dies in an accident but comes back as a spirit to watch over her baby every night

I'm looking for the title of an animated movie where the girl marries the prince. They have a baby but she gets into an accident shortly thereafter. I don't think she dies immediately but her spirit ...
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Movie about a couple doing calculations to open a door to another world

My mom told me that she watched a movie a couple years ago (maybe 4 years) in it, a guy (medium size, brown hair) and a girl (normal size and medium length brown hair) work in a company. They were ...
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Cheesy '80s spoof movie

It's the early to mid 1980s. A group of us are members of a school movie club -- once a week we get to stay late after school, take over the commonroom and watch a movie of our choice. The group has ...
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Film about man who finds alien orbs on planets

Best I can remember about movie: Man leaves his wife for a 30 year journey to track a signal on another planet. The USA races China to get to the planet and it is one guy on a ship with 2 AI ...
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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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Film where a boy turns into a princess

I am trying to remember a film I saw as a child where at the very end (I think), a boy who I think is the main character is turned into a princess (or maybe a queen). It turned out that he was always ...