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 identification: teenagers running on a beach and fall in a tunnel

When I was a kid I remember watching a sci-fi movie or a TV series (likely to be a movie) with very vague memory like this: several teenagers (or adults) running on a beach and then one of them fell ...
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TV programme similar to “Harrison Bergeron” [duplicate]

Many years ago (1970s or 80s) I saw a TV film clearly based on Harrison Bergeron, though I can't remember whether it used the title. However it had a very different ending. Harrison is not killed, ...
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Trying to remember a movie: Brother and sister with special powers, including restoration

I saw this movie in the 90s when I was young. It is not Escape from Witch Mountain. I would recognize the face of the actors if I saw a pic. Plot is fuzzy, but I believe it had the following: ...
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Movie identification: twins (aliens) with telekinetic lockpicking powers fleeing to meet their people

This question sparked a memory of a different movie. The main thing I remember is that there was a pair of girls pair of siblings (twins, I think) who for the most part of the movie were fleeing from ...
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Movie with 2 female demons or monsters sucking nutrients from their victims through a plastic tube

I'm looking for a movie that I watched ages ago when I was a child. I don't remember the name but I only remember there are 2 female demons or monsters. They suck the nutrients of the victims from a ...
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Hypothetical scenarios.heavy water,light water , movies.Televisions and space agencies [closed]

Are heavy water, light water help of space agencies needed for a person in becoming instrumental regarding filming a fictional movie, and also movies relating to science fiction. [Fiction is ...
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Looking for movie with telekinetic lockpicking

I remember watching a movie. Where protagonist gets hit by a lightning and gains minor telekinesis. Then he joins group of other super powered individuals. Then he opens a lock with telekinesis. One ...
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Horror movie or TV show with slug aliens

When I was a kid I faintly remember watching a movie or TV show episode with alien slugs. So this would probably be stuff before 2008. (It was aired on TV at some point I wasn't watching a DVD or VHS ...
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Anime movie with two brothers, one has a sword which gets more powerful (but also more evil) when stones are added to it [duplicate]

I watched an anime movie 4-8 years ago. Here's what I can remember: It's about two brothers, they go to school. But the older brother has a sword and has to find gems/stones which make it more ...
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Really awful 1970s movie about mercury dumped in a lake that caused monsters to attack

Sometime in the 1970s (I think) I saw a really awful film set in a small town by a lake. The film opened with some people camping out in the woods. One of them was zipped up in a sleeping bag. ...
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Name of movie with large animals in a house and lake house falling into the water

I am looking for a movie, likely based off of a book, that shows kids who were in a large house with animals (maybe snakes, etc) which were abnormally large and escaped cages. I remember the kids also ...
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Movie from the 1960's where aliens are seen only through glasses

I can remember seeing a sci-fi film on TV (from 1960's) over here in the UK. Aliens could only been seen through glasses and a man gave a woman a pill to calm her down before she put them on. I can'...
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Anime movie where two girls meet a giant rabbit creature

I can't remember the name of this one movie where a young girl (6-8) and an older girl (Her sister, probably 12-14) are in a rural countryside area of Japan. The little girl finds this gigantic fluffy ...
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90's movie about an alien teaching a girl special powers and then rescuing her

I saw this movie when was a kid, maybe 6 or 7, and I only remember parts. There's a woman who I think is an alien. She is short with blond hair and when I remember first seeing her she is wearing a ...
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Film with a girl on a flying boat trying to find a missing relative

I've been bothered by this film for about 15+ years, all I can remember is the ending. The film takes place on a flying boat/ship. It was big and had sails and was made of wood. It used smoke effect ...
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70s movie where implants would make people peaceful [duplicate]

This is a movie I saw as a child, toward the end of the 70s. It had a similar vibe to Invasion of the Body Snatchers. The story is about some guy that invents some implant that looks like a small ...
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Virtual reality movie where they upload after death the consciousness into the cloud

The virtual world is an escape for an old lady before she dies and she goes to party in a young avatar of herself. Then she meets with the main male character and he chases her thought several virtual ...
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Chinese or Japanese animation with running white horse at the end

25+ (or even 30+) years ago I saw an animation on TV. I would really love to watch it again, to finally understand what I already watched twice as a child. I only remember the following: It took a ...
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Are there unicorns in Harry Potter?

In which HP movie is something looking like an unicorn? Are they really unicorns, or does it have another name ?
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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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Series movie similar to “The Twilight Zone”

20+ years ago I watched on TV several SF series movies. I remember about one episode quite clearly, and until recently I was sure that it was "The Twilight Zone". However, I watched the ...
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Old animated movie where the hero kid has a cute alien animal companion who turns out to be a girl

I only have a few details, starting from the name, which could sound like Gandar. It was a short title, and it was the name of the main character. I watched this movie in Italy, on the national ...
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Movie or tv show with robots disguised as childen who try to kill progatonist [duplicate]

Long ago, probably during the previous millennium, I saw part of a movie or tv show on television at least one time. The protagonist had problems with robots disguised as specific humans who were part ...
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80s movie where the characters are taken over by an alien hive mind

The characters ate some substance and then they were taken over by some alien hive mind. It brainwashes the whole town. You could tell when they were possessed because they would say, “What ...
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Movie with killer androids (glowing eyes, screaming)

Many years ago I saw this movie. The main protagonist is out with his woman partner (girlfriend or wife, forgot). At some point, after they went to some remote place by car, she is revealed to be an ...
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Elric: the movie

About a decade ago a discussion emerged at Michael Moorcock's Miscellany forum regarding a series of pictures based on the Elric Saga (aka Chronicles of the Black Sword). If I recall correctly, this ...
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Looking for a Movie with Killer Glowing Green Floaties

I can't remember much about this movie (it might have been a TV episode) where some sort of glowing green "floaties" (think like purpose-driven gnats) devour people as if by burning them to ...
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Old movie with 2 girls which mistakenly break an egg, which surprisingly contained a diamond

I am interested to understand what movie I saw when I was in kinder-garden. Occasionally, a guy came (organized by the teacher) and projected films on the wall. I have a clear memory about only one - ...
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Radio interference caused by Martian dust storm

In comments below this excellent answer to Are there methods of lightning detection on Mars? I lament not being able to remember where I'd read about radio noise in the receiver of a real-world ...
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What movie is this? Alien living as humans

I can't remember the name of this movie, but is old, from the 1960's or 70's. It was about a community hidden out in the boonies. Maybe farmers. A couple visits this community, probably to study them. ...
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CGI-animated movie: siblings find out that their parents were transferred to another universe

When I was a kid I saw a CGI-animated movie which aired on the TV but I didn't get the name of it. It consists of siblings finding out their parents were transported to another universe by their ...
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Movie or tv scene with many species of aliens

Decades ago I watched a TV documentary in the USA about science fiction or horror movies or some related subject. I don't remember its title. As I remember a very interesting scene was shown beneath ...
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Who is Dumbledore talking about “who made all the wrong choices”?

Albus Dumbledore: " Draco. Years ago, I knew a boy, who made all the wrong choices. Please, let me help you." Draco Malfoy: " I don't want your help! Don't you see?! I have to do this! I have ...
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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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Sci-fi movie released before 2011: scientist injects a pregnant woman with experimental stuff, the child grows very fast

At the time I watched the film, they broadcast foreign movies every Tuesday, including Chinese films, so I'm not sure if the language of the film is English​. There are scenes at a lab. The main roles ...
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Film or show where a space crew set off for Mars and lose communication with Earth due to a war

A space crew take off from Earth on a mission to Mars (I think). As they take off, war breaks out on Earth and they are left with no communication. English, live action. One guy ejects himself via an ...
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Who are the Macbeth Singers? (Double Double Toil and Trouble)?

Who are the students in Flitwick's choir in Prisoner of Azkaban who are singing the Macbeth song ("Double Double Toil and Trouble")?
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I'm trying to find an alien romance movie

This is a movie that I watched a long time ago as a kid. I remember there being an alien prince who crashed landed on Earth with his faithful servant. They were being protected by a human girl and her ...
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Movie where a guy is sent to a sandy planet where time moves really fast but slow to the outside observer

All I remember is the guy was sent to a planet to test something or he did something illegal, and time moved really fast on the planet but slow to the outside world. He had to fix something to leave ...
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90s movie about astronauts returning a liquid sample from Venus [duplicate]

I think I saw this movie in the 90s on Hungarian TV. It started with a team of astronauts on Venus. There's this thick green liquid and they collect a sample in a thermos bottle. As they do this, a ...
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Looking for a 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 maybe ...
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80s-90s movie about a boy abducted by an alien, replaced by a robot version of himself [duplicate]

I watched a movie when I was little about a boy who was abducted by an alien (maybe by choice I'm not sure) but while he was abducted, they sent an alien or robot version of himself to take his place ...
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Fairy tale movie/series where a villain is dispatched with a poisoned comb

I remember something I saw on TV years ago. I have no idea how to search this without giving a bunch of clues that I remember. It was a fairy tale movie. It had a long duration - it was either a movie ...
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2000s Movie about creatures coming from Basement drain of Apartment Building

Guy comes to visit with his sister that he hasn't seen for years. It's Christmas time and her husband doesn't want him there. One of the kids goes to the basement to ride her trike. The basement drain ...
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A movie with jumping into another world and being served dinosaur for dinner [duplicate]

A movie where a group of people teleports to a deserted place through a ring-shaped machine. They enter from one side of the machine and it takes them like they're going through space, and just jumps ...
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Futuristic movie with a totalitarian government consisting of seniors, where the protagonist learns of colors from an apple

This movie where takes place in a futuristic world; I think they call it a perfect community: everything is white and the people abide by the laws set up by an organization consisting of seniors. ...
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Movie where children are assigned life role at birth

I'm looking for the name of a movie I saw at least 5 years ago. I believe it had been released relatively recently. The movie is set in a futuristic utopian society. Children are given a bracelet or ...
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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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50/60’s sci fi movie using Pi to communicate to aliens

What 50/60’s sci fi movie uses Pi to communicate with aliens?
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Sci-fi movie about alien investigation

I'm searching for a movie that I saw as a child. The movie is about an investigation for an alien killer. The main character was a male detective who tried to understand what is happening. There was ...

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