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 Aliens being sold on the Black Market

I watched this movie when I was a kid, around 8-9 years ago (I think) and I can't remember the title or find it on google. I seem to remember it being kind of a documentary style story shot in a ...
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Thriller/horror movie where the mother is behind the bathroom door but has no eyes or nose [closed]

This is a thriller movie I saw ~10 years ago on TV and there was a scene where one of the characters has a nightmare of opening the bathroom door from the inside, and sees his mother behind the door, ...
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Movie where an adventurer and trickster go into a foggy tunnel to find treasure, traps tempt them off the path

There was a fantasy movie I watched in reruns in the '70s where an adventurer and his trickster friend had to (near the end of the movie) get through a cave to get a critical/magical treasure. Inside ...
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Old part-animated live action movie musical; single mom takes a correspondence course on magic

A question yesterday gave me a flashback about a movie I saw a part of long ago, and I'm wondering if someone here could identify it for me. I seem to recall the colors striking me as technicolor, and ...
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Zombie Outbreak movie with a cure

I need help identifying the name of this film. PLOT: It's about a zombie outbreak somewhere in the city the plot starts then it revolves the surviving group hiding in a cabin until the zombies ...
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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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Movie about making a movie about zombies when real zombies show up

It's a zombie movie, but they are also making a zombie movie. Then real zombies come out. At one point, a guy takes a girl in a trailer and has sex with her. He starts to bleed when he pees. And it'...
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Early 2000s movie with a human-looking alien trying to shake hands with a car

I remember watching this movie in early 2001-2002. Some of the scenes I remember in that movie are: A person (not from Earth, but looks exactly like a human) tries to shake hands with a running car (...
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Cartoon movie where humans go to a new world and are treated like gods, play in a soccer-like game

It is a cartoon movie. 2 people (along with a pet) go to a new place where those people think of our 2 people as gods. All I remember is (at last) soccer-like match, the goal is like a basketball ...
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80's movie with evil amulet?

This was a movie or maybe TV show I remember seeing as a kid - probably in the 1980s, very late 1970s at the earliest. (The film/show itself could be older) The detail I remember somewhat clearly is ...
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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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Movie title: two planets heading towards the Earth

I saw the movie as a kid, so it was probably from the '80s. It's about two planets heading towards the Earth. The first one passes close by, causing floods, earthquakes, etc. The second one (spoiler ...
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Does the movie described in Flowers for Algernon actually exist?

In Flowers for Algernon (by D. Keyes) there is a passage describing a movie that main protagonist was watching: A psychological film about a man and woman apparently in love but actually ...
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Why were students seen using Levicorpus in Dumbledore's Army?

In the film of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix we see Harry teaching the other students the spell Levicorpus in the DA meetings. Yet Levicorpus wasn't introduced until Harry found the ...
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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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An alien desert film

So I’m trying to remember the title of the film, but I don’t know what it is. The movie took place in a desert and the characters were alien soldiers, which I think wore red and blue armor. In one ...
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Was Saruman's secret plan settled when he meet Gandalf in Rivendell?

In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), when the company arrive to Rivendell, Gandalf is asked to attend a surprise reunion with Elrond, Galadriel and Saruman the White. Saruman then opposes ...
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Sci-fi Movie - the spaceship was unique and broke apart in three separate ships

I am getting crazy not knowing the name of the movie. I watched that movie either in the 80s or early 90s. I don't know the exact content of the movie. However what I recall is a group of three ...
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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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Movie where a girl fought her inner demons of conformity on the way to the bathroom

I saw a part of this movie. It was an artistic movie, it looked like it shouldn't have been a movie, but it was. There was a girl, the protagonist, dressed in a green long dress, assisting a gala with ...
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Vampire B-movie from mid 1990s to early 2000s involving a tiger and pie

I remember very little about this movie, but I saw it a long time ago so I know it is at least older than me. The main character is some random nerd guy who gets picked on by some other blonde guy in ...
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Roadbuilding machine plowing through the Amazon rainforest using heat beam

In the 1960s I saw an animated film. Among other projected advances, there was a large machine that obliterated everything in its path by shining a road-wide beam of light ahead of it -- presumably a "...
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genesis of the daleks and the link with the dalek invasion of earth

In the 5th episode of 1975 story "Genesis of the Daleks", Davros threatens to torture Sarah and Harry unless the (4th) Doctor gives information about Dalek losses. I assume that there was some means ...
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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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1950s or 60s Disney(?) film showing car with concrete wheels bouncing along a rubber highway

In the 1960s I saw an animated film on American TV, I think on The Wonderful World of Disney, that showed the future of road-building. It may have dated to the 1950s. [Among other projected advances, ...
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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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1980s/90s animated sci-fi movie where people trapped in an egg escape by dropping a bullet which grows spikes

I have a question about some animated movie I saw as a kid in the 90s. The style cannot be described as strictly American/Japanese/European as far as I remember. I’ve searched IMDb and many other ...
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A movie where two sisters get a magical dress

A long time ago I have watched one very beautiful movie but I can't find it now. It's something about two blonde sisters, the older one was extremely lazy but the younger one was very diligent and ...
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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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Do the time travel rules of the Indian movie 24 make sense?

There are basically three kinds of time travel stories in terms of they handle paradoxes: Stories that obey the Novikov self-consistency principle, like the TV show LOST and the movie Interstellar, ...
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Late 70s-80s sci fi drama movie about kids in spaceship since Earth had become uninhabitable

I saw this film that was shown on a projector when I was in about 2nd grade (in the 90s) that was so moving it stuck with me since. I’d love to be able to find it. I don’t believe it had been made ...
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'90s film where someone stand in front of massive high speed train [duplicate]

Looking for a name of a film I saw long ago. Feels like late 90s ish. All I remember ... these people need to get to a fortress complex far across a desert. There are these massive automated uber ...
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Film about World War I soldiers in the trenches who find themselves in a hellish maze

I think I watched this 3-5 years ago on a DVD from the library. The setting is a set of trenches, I'm pretty sure in World War I. A group of English speaking soldiers storm the other side's trenches, ...
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Time Travel movie with a scene in a control centre that shakes whenever the timeline changes [duplicate]

Looking for a movie about time travel, possibly made in the 80s. The only scene I remember is set in a control center. Every time there is a change in the timeline, the present adjusts which causes ...
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Looking for a sci-fi movie about people who have to play a game to obtain a life-prolonging drug

I am looking for a sci-fi movie I remember from my youth. Given my age, I probably saw this movie in the 90es or early 2000s. I have no idea what the title was, but I remember this from the plot: In ...
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What Is the Significance of the Cyclonic Beam of Light in Minas Morgul in LOTR: ROTK?

In LOTR: ROTK, as Frodo, Sméagol, and Sam approach Minas Morgul to make their climb to the Cirith Ungol pass, Frodo is somehow drawn to Minas Morgul and stumbles a few paces up the road leading to ...
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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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Movie identification about time travel remote

It's a movie where the main character has some sort of remote to control the last few seconds that happened (or a few days, but definitely not months or years). It might appear that it could be ...
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70s/80s sci-fi movie or TV show set in space, with a hand-to-hand fight in an arena-type environment, that the bad guy seemingly won

I have these vague memories of this show when I was a kid. I'm not sure whether it was TV or movie. Here are the things I think I remember about it: Happened in space. I remember scenes of large ...
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D&D-like fantasy film from possibly the 80s

When I was a little kid I was fascinated by this movie but I only remember parts of it. These are the little snippets I remember: The villain was a Darth Vader-like black knight with a large sword. ...
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Looking for a time travel movie from 70's or early 80s

All I can remember is that a young boy enters a science lab and finds a time machine with a capsule, and travels through time and ends up in the past in a forest, where he stumbles across an old man. ...
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What did the Dwarvish Runes Say in the Final Shot of the Hobbit (Part I)?

In the final shot of the first Hobbit film, there is a series of a runes displayed prominently on the wall I cannot, unfortunately, locate a screenshot for it - too current, I think. Can anyone tell ...
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Name of a Christmas movie, probably foreign, involving a giant

It's a live action film based around two kids if I remember correctly, and one of them is slapped by a teacher in the very beginning. All I can recall after that is an attractive looking Mrs. Claus ...
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70s/80s scifi movie: astronauts return to future earth [duplicate]

I remember seeing a movie when I was young (around late 80s) about a couple of astronauts returning to Earth. They either had some kind of an accident or fluke as there was some sort of time travel ...
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Movie: An angel hits a satellite and falls to Earth

I only remember the opening scene of this movie. From what I remember, an angel hits a satellite and falls to Earth, ending up in a guy's back yard pool. The pool area is strewn with stuff like there ...
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post apocalyptic movie with eagle-helmet

The movie might be from the 80's. I only remember (barely) some few scenes of the beginning. It's located in a wasteland, a guy on a motorcycle who wears a helmet decorated as an eagle comes to a ...
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Movie with giant spider-like alien robots kidnapping people [duplicate]

Giant robots with an oval-looking head with a few of long legs (like spider) but bigger Lighting strikes down into the middle of the road and that’s how they came They climbed out and starting ...
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How many times does Dumbledore use the Pensieve in the films?

I wondered how many times the Pensieve is used by Albus Dumbledore in the films?
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Did Mazer Rackham have a tattooed face in the Ender's Game book?

The first image of Ben Kingsley as Mazer Rackham has surfaced recently: I did not remember him described has having a tattooed face in the book. Is this an addition made to the character especially ...
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Mid-50s sci-fi movie in which one of the creatures flutters through the air and lands on victims heads and encloses it with its body

Does anyone know the name of a movie in which one of the creatures flutters through the air and lands on victims heads and encloses it with its body?