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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Superheroine and Supervillainess who oppose each other in day time jobs

A long time ago I saw a movie on television about a superheroine and a supervillainess. I do not remember much, but in the superheroine's day job her boss was the supervillainess. And the villainess ...
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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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Old movie involving unexplained handprint on mirror in spaceship

I would like the title of an old black-and-white movie. My best guess is that it would have been released in the 1950s or early 1960s, as I saw at least a small part of it when I was about ten years ...
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Horror sea creature film

In the '70s at a drive-in theater with my parents I saw a film. It involved a sea creature. The movie starts with the creature killing a girl on a boat. It's like in a harbor with fishing boats. Two ...
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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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What level of government employee does “Level 10 and higher” represent?

With the pending release of the latest installment of the The Purge movie series, I am curious. Is there a canon answer for what actually defines the "Level 10 and above" referenced in the Emergency ...
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What are the improvised scenes from the Lord of the Rings trilogy?

I think one of the iconic improvised scenes was when Aragorn gave an energetic scream after kicking a helmet close to the camera (as described in this link). Only finding out later that Viggo actually ...
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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

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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School trip that uncovers a town secret about a large organisation experimenting on young children

I watched a film about 5 years ago when I was a teenager and I remember lots of details about it because this movie genuinely shook me because of some graphic scenes. Anyway I didn't finish watching ...
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Sci-fi Movie Identification - Humans stored alien in a big concrete block and then it escapes

Other things I remember: Saw this movie in the late 90's but may be older An alien couple (that crashed on earth?) was discovered and some scientists and army guys catches them for some experiments. (...
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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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Warehouse full of quiet Android workers that bleed yellow ooze when damaged

This is something I remember watching on TV in the nineties, and it seemed like an older film (so perhaps 70s to 90s). It was in color, though. And it was in English. It looked like it took place on ...
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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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Name of a movie where Earth surrenders

Looking for the name of a made for TV movie that has an alien weapon on either the Moon or Mars. They fire the weapon which goes through the Earth, in one side out the other. A girl in Maine figures ...
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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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Sci-fi b movie about a geek teenager who lives his life according to a fictional book

Shown in the UK on TV in the early 80s about a US geek teenager who is a social outcast and lives his entire life by a (fictional) book called (Corak?). Nothing to do with Tarzan. This Corak is a ...
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Film or TV show episode - Plane crash and a village where few children and no boys are born

I saw a film or an episode of some sci-fi tv series on Finnish tv around 1981-1988. However the film may be much older (color film though). I don't remember much of it, because I was quite young then,...
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Movie scene where guy in spacesuit accidentally gets his hand cut off

There is a scene from a movie I saw some time in the last 30 years where a guy in a space suit is trying to fix something outside of a spaceship .One of his tools starts to float away and without ...
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Movie: huge Transformers-like robot with red eyes attacks a mafia fighting two Asian actors

My girlfriend says she saw a robot movie long time ago, and even I seem to remember that I also saw that movie sometime in my life, but can't remember exactly what movie/TV show it is. This is what ...
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Film: Secret world behind a bookcase- ageing prevents access

I'm trying to identify a story/filmstrip in which the main character (boy/girl?) can access a secret world behind a bookcase. I seem to remember it being one child, not a group like Narnia. As they ...
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Movie about a girl looking for her kidnapped brother

I've seen this live action movie as a child in late 1980s or early 1990s on a black & white TV in Hungary with Hungarian voices (probably dubbed). It has stayed with me a long time now, but I ...
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Space movie about a space deliverer escorting the daughter of the president of a space station

I am looking for a space movie I saw one night on TV like 2-3 years ago. I don't remember any person's name so it might be difficult. Also searched the entire Wikipedia and Google'd a lot but can't ...
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Jail movie with cameras installed behind prisoners' eyes; they escape using a blind prisoner

I'm trying to find an old movie, it's about a prison where prisoners have cameras installed behind their eyes to be watched, the only scene I remember is about them using a blind prisoner who did not ...
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Movie where monster transforms into people's desires

I'm trying to remember the name of this movie where a monster would transform into people's desires in order to kill them. A few scenes I can remember are: The monster transforms into a girl in ...
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Asian movie with Tomb-raider/Indiana-Jones/National-Treasure style boobytraps

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie I saw the ending of quite a few years ago which had people trying to get through multiple booby traps set along this ancient tomb/cave/temple setting. The ...
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Movie about a guy travelling to a UFO landing place

I'm looking for an American movie (probably '90s-early '00s) about a man, who travelling through a desert heading toward (?) a UFO landing place. Movie begins in the city, during the night. One ...
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Low budget D-list movie with werewolf, emo guy, and mystical girl of his dreams

This is one for the pros. I'm trying to identify this movie, not because it was good or because I want to re-watch it, but because it was one of the most steaming piles of cinematic crud that I'd ever ...
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A Korean horror movie in 2004 about a ghost trying to protect her unborn baby from medical experiments

I watched this particular movie a long time ago. It's about a couple who falls in a beautiful romance. Then the guy who is a doctor leaves town and works far away. They live apart from each other ...
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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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Futuristic thriller about Demolition Man-like future with cops using hitech tranquilizer guns

It's either from 2000s or 1990s. Snippets: cops using hitech tranquilizers (with propeller wings, IIRC) to make people unconscious instantly, to be followed by "ambulance chasing" lawyers an old-...
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Name of old, animated kid's film from back in the late 70s, early 80s about a falling star, placed as headlight in car

I'm looking for the name of an old children's film I watched back in school in the late 70s, early 80s. The style of the movie was what got me: it was a stop motion film, but drawn in crayon, taking ...
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An 80s sci fi movie about a guy being interrogated in a torture chamber

I remember this one is very dimly. I was recording it on Betamax, it was that long ago. We kept Betamax very late, though, so this was on TV in probably the mid to late 80s. I wouldn't swear it wasn't ...
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90's Sci-Fi movie with ancient aliens and a sick kid?

I remember watching on TV part of a movie where there was a couple of parents looking for some sort of miracle alien drug to save their son who's in a coma. They wanted to get it from a humanoid alien ...
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Children's telefilm about a handicapped girl's beliefs in fairytale characters

Genre: Children's fantasy Story: Start: Main lead is a girl who believes in fairytale characters, like a fairy from the story Cinderella or Pinocchio etc. They all visit her when nobody is around ...
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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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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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Movie about a scientist that lives on a sphere with two kids

Movie about a scientist that lives on a sphere and two kids are trying to protect him from aliens that look like humans. The scientist is trying to communicate with the kids through mirrors in a truck....
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Movie with ocean and dolphins inside spaceship

I'm looking for a (possibly animated) Science Fiction movie in which aliens, I think, installed a device that would cool down the Earth's core. To save their planet, one billion humans got on a ...
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Story identification: movie. Two warring cities on a distant world

I've been trying to find this movie for years. I can't remember what year it came out but it must've been the 80's or 90's. The movie was about these two warring cities on a world covered in ice. A ...
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Space Movie with one real apple

I am trying to remember a movie, set in space on a space ship where oxygen and water are scarce. The crew always has to control their breathing and water is in little 5x5cm2 blue pouches. One person ...
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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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Movie about a gateway to hell?

I'm looking for a movie, not sure what year but probably early to late 2000's? Probably an American film. My memory is vague but I think it was about humans fighting a monster, about human sized ...
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Looking for educational film about sentient colors

I'm looking for a short educational movie that I saw in first or second grade. It was primarily a educational tool, to teach kids about colors, particularly the mixing of colors. However, I was ...
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Looking for name of an 80's movie or series about young people on a spaceship getting sucked into a black hole?

Can't seem to remember the name of this movie, but I saw it as a child, and also read a picture book about it so it must have been franchised! It was an obvious star wars rip off, with two or more ...
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Movie: Man investigates his own murder

Early on in the movie, the main character is thrown off a cliff, after that he becomes a watcher. He can follow up on his own murder investigation and see what people are talking about and such. He ...
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I am looking for the name of this 80's Anime about a perturbed school boy who became a sorcerer and lives inside a painting

I'm looking for the name of this Anime from the 80's. I'm sorry I can't give you more details, but I hardly remember it. I just remember it was very dark and scary, but I was just 8 years old(so maybe ...
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Looking for a 1980s American zombie movie where the people in a hospital turn into a mannequin-like zombies without being bitten

They don't run, they just walk slowly. There is one scene where a few soldiers were trapped inside a glass walled room. Also, there is this zombie in a red shirt who stares at the female soldier ...
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Old nuclear war film

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 a SAC airbase in the Midwest. They knew that there was going to be an ...
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Kids movie where kids are turned into gnomes

This movie disturbed me when I was a child. I saw it in the 80s and it was shown on a projector at my local library (Denmark). It was live-action, realistic, current age, but with some fantastical ...
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Movie about a guy beam-up and losing his human skin

I'm looking for a movie dating from the 70's or the 80's where a guy is initially in his garden, with his dog. He is in his yellow pyjamas. There is a beam of light that appears in the garden. He ...