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 about “eggs” which are stasis pods with people inside, and a fountain of youth/immortality?

The protagonist was a boy. There was also an old man. There was a few giant "eggs" that seemed to be stasis pods of some kind. One of the eggs opened to reveal a "princess" (not sure if accurate but ...
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What story has someone step on a butterfly in the past and change the future, and what is that effect called? [duplicate]

I remember a story or movie from my childhood where the protagonist goes back in time to retrieve some object, and while doing so he inadvertently steps on something small (like a fly or butterfly). ...
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Why does the last Harry Potter movie have Muggle fighting?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 movie, why do we see Harry and Voldemort punching, hitting and throwing each other? That is Muggle fighting, which I think was not acceptable in the ...
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How does Dumbledore apparate into Hogwarts grounds in the sixth film? [duplicate]

I know the films aren't canon, but it's stated quite often (in Hogwarts A History) that one cannot apparate in and out of Hogwarts. So how can Dumbledore do it in the film?
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Recent scifi movie about going to Europa or something

May be some other Jovian moon. Apparently they make some incredible discovery and then the typical Hollywood plot line ensues.
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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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Are Dementors able to kill souls in the afterlife?

In the movie The Deathly Hallows Part 2, when Harry was speaking with his parents' souls and other wizards' souls in the woods, if a Dementor had suddenly shown up there, could it have consumed one of ...
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Identify a modern Titanic movie having vampires

Here are the details of the movie: The name of the movie was "Titanic". Plain simple "Titanic", but it can be slightly different because I have already googled a lot. The main actor was either ...
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Was Toad's slime attack meant to do more than kill Jean Grey in X1?

During the short sequence between Jean Grey and Toad. Seeing Toad spit his slimy substance on Jean's face, was it strictly supposed to suffocate Jean Grey or was it also meant to carry an odor to make ...
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Why couldn't the Hogwarts defenders have recreated the Shield after Voldemort broke it?

Couldn't they have recreated the shield after it was destroyed or reinforced it when it was in the process of being destroyed?
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Looking for an old zombie movie from 80s

I'm looking for a old zombie movie which I saw when I was a child a long time ago, in the 80s. The movie was about a family trip to an old castle, where they accidentally awoke the zombies below the ...
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1990s cartoon movie - Bugs Bunny anti-drugs

I recall that the film had Bugs Bunny and his crew and they talk about drugs and how they're bad for you. It's been bothering me for years about this movie.
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Star Trek: Of Gods and Men - Where does it fit in the Star Trek timeline?

I am wondering where "Star Trek : Of Gods and Men" fits in with the star trek time line.
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How did Lacy survive in outer space?

In the Superman IV: The Quest for Peace movie, Nuclear Man liked Lacy and kidnapped her. When Superman rescued her she was already in outer space. How did she survive? Is this something to do with ...
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Why wasn't Nuclear Man born naked?

In the movie Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Lex Luthor used Superman's DNA & the fusion power of the Sun to give birth to Nuclear Man. In the movie, it was shown how the embryo grew to full ...
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Cat playing with human eyeball

There's a movie or TV series episode where someone return home and there's a cat playing around with a human eyeball. The cat was black from what I recall and the eye was from a murdered person or so....
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70s or 80s film. Aliens impersonate humans

I'm trying to identify an alien movie from the 70's or 80's in which aliens impersonate humans. At the end theirfeet start to shrink and they start to melt all over, even their faces
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Thriller of man chasing a woman while time is frozen

Please help me to identify this movie, I think it was from the late 70's. I just remember a woman is commuting on the subway when suddenly the time is slowly freezing. When the time is completely ...
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Finblog from Sci-fi book and movie

What book and movie is the character Finblog from? They only say "Finblog", and all the other Finblogs know another Finblog's name but they don't say it around outsiders. In the book and movie there ...
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What is the connection between the “Ghost in the Shell” (not-)Aphex Twin YouTube and upcoming Feature Film?

Is this YouTube video titled Aphex Twin - Ghost In The Shell related to the upcoming feature film release Ghost in the Shell? They both involve cyborg police and hackers, so they are similar, but ...
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50s movie where humans escape alien planet

Aliens with antennae threaten humans when their ship breaks down on another planet so the humans try to escape. Some or one of the aliens help the humans escape.
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How did Ginny Weasley have time to petrify Justin? [duplicate]

In the Chamber of Secrets movie Ginny was studying in the study area, and Harry found Justin minutes later. How did Ginny have time to petrify Justin? Was another student possessed?
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Movie with a dark journey and a snake-like sea monster

I am looking for a movie from my childhood. I can't remember much, but I remember it was a dark journey. There were woods in the beginning, and sometime after that there is a canyon with a raging ...
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Why didn't Ravana's navy stop Rama when he was building the bridge over Indian Ocean?

In 1992 cartoon film Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama, Rama needed to transport his troops across Indian Ocean to attack Ravana. Unfortunately, he didn't have airforce or navy. So, he built a ...
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What would happen if the Grid computer was turned off? Would the programs and users die? [duplicate]

I'm wondering what would happen if Flynn's computer (or any computer running the Grid) was turned off? Would the programs and users simply die?
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Zombie/Infected movie ending with a lady and a child handing some kind of cure to someone in a “safe zone”

The only thing I can remember that stood out was the ending. A lady and another adult or large child arrives to a place that looks like a safe haven and hands someone what looks like a cure. I can’t ...
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What is the first instance of a pink armored military vehicle in a SciFi movie?

What is the first instance of a red or pink armored military vehicle in a SciFi-ish movie? Background of why I asked: In 2008, a famous Russian director released a movie "The Inhabited Island", ...
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Late 90s scifi movie where aliens blow up earth [closed]

I vaguely recall seeing a movie trailer, most likely in the late 90s or early 2000s, about a movie set in the year 3000 where aliens blow up Earth. Anyone know what it might have been? Edit: This was ...
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Trying to remember a vintage sci fi movie I remember a scene from

All I can remember is at the end there are some people leaving this man on a planet in a cave with multiple cylinders of colored liquid boiling in his laboratory.
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Movie or tv series in 80s/90s which has a rooster wind vane set in a roof [duplicate]

When something is going to happen, it spins/rotate really fast. It's kind of a sci-fi/magic story. I don't remember much because I was maybe 7-10 years old when I watched it. It could be an Australian ...
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80s movie about a monster in the toilet trying to pull you in

My dad told me about a monster movie that he watched when he was young (1980s). He said the movie had this monster where it comes from the toilet. It's like this this hand comes out of the toilet and ...
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Late 90s/early 2000s anime movie where a research facility in a snowy place is attacked by Americans [duplicate]

This anime movie was released late 90s up until 2004. All I remember of the movie is that the scientists are at a research facility in a snowy and ice covered place, when a band of Americans shows up ...
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What are the TV/movie Discworld adaptations?

So... I've seen the Hogfather and Colour of Magic/Light Fantastic via YouTube... think they were pretty good, but the video/audio quality was poor. And I understand Going Postal is out there as well (...
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Why didn't military attack the spaceship in the end?

In the end of Super 8 movie, when the spaceship started to form over water tank which was pulling all metallic objects from vicinity, why didn't military blow that up? That could be a weapon (most ...
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Film, seen 30 years ago, where a ship is traveling in some last ditch effort to a planet, that turns out to be earth

This film might have been foreign, not sure. The spoken language was not english, and the version I saw was subtitled. It was a feature film — not an episode of a T.V. serial. Most of the film takes ...
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What happened to Voldemort in the end of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2”?

At the end of the movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2: Why did this happen? Note that I'm looking for answers consistent with the movies. Information from the books that explain what ...
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Why do the elves move like a North Korean parade in Jackson's movies?

I look at the elves in Jackson's movies and how they (almost) all look alike and move synchroneously, e.g., here or here... and my first association is a North Korean parade. Or a Nazi Reichsparteitag....
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Why didn't Kirk question the admiral's order? [closed]

In Star Trek Into Darkness, Kirk didn't know anything about Khan's superior abilities. Why didn't he ask the admiral why it was necessary to use a torpedo attack just to kill one person, or why to ...
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What is the name of this movie? [closed]

I found a gif-animation and by any means can't identify the movie it was taken from:
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What movie is playing in this Android phone review?

At 3'37 in this phone review, a movie is playing. What is it?
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50s or 60s sci fi film about people on alien planet

I remember seeing parts of an old sci fi movie about a group of people on an alien planet. The aliens kind of look like bugs. One of the people in the group is a woman who is trapped by the aliens, ...
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Why did Superman & the world destroy high volume of costly natural resources?

In Superman IV: The Quest For Peace movie, Superman destroyed hundreds of nuclear weapons by throwing them into the sun, in the agreement with the nations of the world. Why was it necessary to get ...
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Is it possible to restore humanity in the world after Resident Evil Final Chapter? [closed]

In the Final Chapter, there are less then two thousand people remaining in the Earth. It seems to be a very small genetic database to produce healthy human beings (humans without hereditary diseases ...
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In Martian, why did the hab explode? [duplicate]

In The Martian, why did the hab explode, the night when Mark's crops died?
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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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50s sci fi Movie about the sun burning people up. I thought it was Missile To The Moon [closed]

Missile To The Moon isn’t it. Very similar but more than one person burns up and not just at the end
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Short cartoon movie - Princess(?) turns evil [closed]

I have been searching for the title of a short 80s or 90s cartoon movie about a teenage girl (a princess?) who turns bad. You can tell that she's bad because her clothes and makeup goes black. At the ...
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Can Gandalf be killed? How powerful is he?

I am not super into the LOTR franchise but, my friend was telling me that Gandalf is super over powered and they don't display it correctly in the movie. His exat words "Gandalf could fart and destroy ...
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Did Horace Slughorn work with Dumbledore at other times?

So, all Potterheads like me know that Slughorn worked during Harry’s sixth year, and some think he worked during James and Lily’s years, but is it possible that he worked with Dumbledore at other ...
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Horror robot film set in a post-apocalyptic landscape with a killer robot or war against robots

80s or early 90s film set in a post-apocalyptic landscape with a killer robot or war against robots. In the film a robot comes up behind a woman and squeezes her until blood pops out of her mouth and ...