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 about a boy who was born old and grew young

It's a non-animated movie about a boy who was born old, but grew young and dies as a baby. He fell in love, but the girl grew old normally and dies, while this guy grows younger and finally dies as a ...
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Realistically-looking feature film - menacing microscopic life-forms discovered during Apollo-like moon landing [duplicate]

I am trying to locate a movie I watched around 2012, released (I think) about 4-6 years earlier. It was about an Apollo-like moon landing, where the astronauts bumped upon an unknown till then ...
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90s (or earlier) movie involving Nazis and the devil trapped in a mountain

I'm searching for a movie I saw maybe 30-35 years ago. The story was the Nazis during the Second World War had either captured the devil or found him captured inside a mountain. I don't remember it ...
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Film (possibly made for TV) where everyone wears a headset which controls thoughts by suppressing IQ [duplicate]

Film set in USA where everyone wears a headset which controls thoughts by suppressing IQ. Everything is a copy of 1950s, even cars & clothes. Hero discovers the truth and is told by interrogator ...
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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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Movie with a returning probe/satellite, an alien infection, and a nuke at the end

I've been trying to find the name of a movie I remember seeing on TV on several occasions. What I remember of the plot: A probe/satellite returns to earth It's brought to an underground facility and ...
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Looking for Cartoon Movie Name

It’s a movie for the 90’s I think. It a love story involving a girl who turns into a crane. I think a jewel is involved. At the end of the movie both her and her prince are cranes and they fly away. ...
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Movie about a family who gets a game from a friend and are transported to an old well as a challenge

Please help me! I can't remember the name of this movie, but it's basically about a family who gets a game from some friend of theirs. It's an old board game, made from stone, and there are two sticks ...
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1980's movie with a man floating through space in a bubble with a woman and an alien with an elephant head

I tried my best to find something about a small scene I remember from a movie I watched when I was little, in the 1980's, but could not find anything on my own. All I remember is the following scene. ...
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Movie about a doctor that managed to slow the human ageing process but subsequently the experiment made him grown younger

I remember watching one night on TV in the mid-90s a color movie with English subtitles about a clinic with a doctor that treated elderly people. I said a movie but it could have been a TV movie (or a ...
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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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Scifi movie from 70s, 80s or 90s – A scientist measuring intelligence

I don't remember much about this movie. Only one quote. The problem is, I only remember it translated into Serbian while I think the original was in English. At first I thought the movie was Suburban ...
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Fantasy movie about a mansion with magical creatures that is similar to the 2008 series “Sanctuary”?

Here are some of the things I remember from the movie: The magical creatures were at risk - vague thought that they may be transdimensional. There was a lady - who may or may not have been in line ...
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Fantasy movie with a deaf man, strong man who hurls cannon balls and a flying ship

I can't remember a fantasy movie I watched when I was young, but I can recall a group of strange persons. One is deaf who uses a cone to enhance his hearing. And another is a strong man who hurls ...
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Movie about guy raised in a bunker [closed]

I am trying to identify a movie that I very vaguely remember from when I was a kid. I'm going to say it was somewhere between late 80s and early 2000s when it came out. Basically I remember a family ...
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Old movie where a portal suddenly opens in a street in front of a girl and she trades places with her parallel self

The movie has a girl who is walking down the street, suddenly some portal/door to parallel earth is opened. She chases her hat (or some paper) which goes into the door. She finds her parallel self ...
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Movie with a hockey player saving the world from extra terrestrials

I watched it in 2015. It's in English. Possibly Hollywood movie with Russell Casse (I'm not sure). A group of people have been abducted and a blonde girl is used for experiments. The extra ...
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UFO movie from 60's or 70's Maybe set in Mexico

Saw this on US broadcast TV back in the late 60s or early 70s. Set in that time frame. Some kind of flying saucer had landed, possibly in Mexico. Possibly crashed. Scene I particularly remember, alien ...
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2000s/2010s movie about contagious virus/disease that causes people's brains to explode

I'm looking for a movie where I can only remember the opening scene; it's of a man in a forest who is clearly in pain clutching and scratching at his head screaming until his head explodes. The whole ...
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Why was the triceratops ill?

In the film Jurassic Park, a triceratops is sick with something. Dr. Sattler investigates possible causes. She initially thinks it's due to a poisonous plant, but after checking the dinosaur's ...
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What changes have been made to Hogwarts throughout the series?

The question Does the exterior appearance of Hogwarts really change throughout the series? merely addresses the fact that Hogwarts does indeed change depending on what movie you're watching. I want to ...
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B/w movie 1950s or 60s, communist scare, signals are being sent to earth. Religious undertones

The movie is from the late 1950s or perhaps early 1960s that used to be in circulation on a channel out of Boston. The movie centred around these two scientist who are receiving transmission pulses ...
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What is the name of a movie from the 70s or 80s that had three aliens called Alpha, Beta, and Gamma?

The three were short, bald, and looked like children. One of them was dissected which made a girl (who could hear their thoughts along with an old man) scream as if she were feeling it herself. ...
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Movie about a stitched-together robot

This movie was about a robot that looks like he is a burlap doll. He fights against a nightmarish spherical robot near the end.
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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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Person-swap movie/episode where girls are replaced by copies

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie/series episode where girls are sent to an institution for being rebellious, at this institution they will be corrected. Three girls sharing a bedroom become ...
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Old children's film or tv special where man has a magic bucket of paint?

Plot Details/Summary This one is going to be a real longshot, I fear. I can really remember only one scene from the film or tv special, and not sure of the context of it. Anyway, here we go. The ...
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Why did Ron sacrifice himself in the game of wizard chess?

At the end of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Ron sacrifices himself in a game of wizard chess so that Harry would be free to checkmate the king. However, I don't understand why Ron was even ...
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Cartoon sci-fi movie about people exploring a planet of dinosaurs

I saw a cartoon like 10 years ago, I was 10 or so, I’m not sure about the plot but I think there was a group exploring an alien planet, I don't think there was more than 10 of them. I'm pretty sure ...
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What does the ending of “A Young Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court” (1995) mean?

The part at the end where Merlin speaks to Elvis and creates the love potion that would make Sir Dude/Hank love Alisande/Alexandra forever seemed like some nonsense that sometimes happens near the end ...
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What are the creatures in I Am Legend?

Are the creatures in I Am Legend zombies, vampires, zompyres, or something else?
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What is the name of an independent science fiction film with a strongly worded memo mentioned throughout?

I saw a small independent film several years ago and can not remember the name of it. The entire film happened in a small office setting. It turns out that aliens are invading and some of them are in ...
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Live action movie where a brontosaurus-like dino is hurt in a cave

More than 10 years back, I watched a live-action movie on television where a brontosaurus kind of dinosaur is wounded in a cave with a man and a kid near it. The humans look civilized and it's ...
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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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Movie featuring space crew, murders, a forbidden door and ending with a revelation

I searched wide and far and couldn't come up with a title for a movie I watched somewhere around the mid-90ies up to early 00's as a rerun in late-night television (in Germany, specifically on Vox; ...
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Movie where man implants device on his head and gathers children

I'm looking for a movie which I saw the trailer for a couple of years ago. Probably from 2009, but maybe later. It was a science fiction / body horror movie, set in the current time. There was a ...
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Trying to remember a movie with a fairy burning butterfly collection

I probably saw the movie on TV or VHS in Norway sometime between 1992 and 1998. The style was a lot like The Indian in the Cupboard and The Borrowers. Most likely a children's or teen movie. I think ...
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Vampire film about a college guy turning into a vampire

I watched that film about 15-20 years ago. From what I remember it seemed also to have strong comedy elements. It started with a college (or late high school?) guy who delivers something to a house. ...
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Western film with anachronistic weapons in a secret cave

This is a war movie about a group of men being chasing by an Apache group that is using spears and arrows with horses. They end up running to the secret cave... then they decide to go in the cave and ...
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How many times are the words “Harry” and/or “Harry Potter” spoken in the Harry Potter movies?

How many times do people actually say Harry's name in all 8 movies? I'll accept either "Harry" or "Harry Potter" since just "Potter" could count for Lily and James as well.
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Trying to remember a Movie 1950'/1960's Fantasy Adventure with a Flying Machine and Cloud City

I have not watched this film in at least over a decade and I can only remember small details such as The Film is in Colour Live-Action and most likely filmed on stage Plot Points The party of ...
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Anime movie with boy haunted by dreams of his mother's murder by a demon disguised as a little girl

I saw this anime movie about one or two years ago. The main character is a boy who kept having a dream of what had happened to his mom when he was little, but was never able to see the happenings ...
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Sci Fi movie involving alien brother and sister (not Witch Mountain) with telekinesis powers

Can anyone help me with the title of a movie I can recall. This is what i know: Brother and sister (both aliens) with telekinesis powers They have an alien mother who dies (I believe she dies ...
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Wasn't there going to be a different ending to Total Recall originally?

I once heard that Total Recall was going to have a different ending in which the lead character awoke - the whole story was not real but created by Rekall. Is that correct?
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Movie about underground creatures or monster

I am looking for this movie about underground creatures in a village and I think they were also looking for their unknown prince. They begun sucking kids from the underground and the ending reveals ...
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Movie with a living bioengineered fur coat collar that would purr when stroked

My mother and I both vividly remember a particular scene of an old Science-Fiction movie but neither of us remembers anything else about that movie. In the scene a woman was wearing a kind of fur ...
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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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Trying to find a werewolf movie with a teenage boy and family hiding in a cabin

For years I've been trying to find this movie I saw on TV once. I only saw the end. It featured a teenage boy (about 18 years old) and his family hiding out in a cabin. The kid is making molotov ...
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Trying to find the movie where girl is half animal and possessed

There is a movie I watched in childhood about a girl who was half goat and said "I don't want chicken soup, I want a man's soul!" I am pretty sure the film was black and white and was a horror film. ...
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A movie/film about a prince being cursed and turn into a bird?

My Dad has been looking for a movie for a while now. Here's what he thinks he is remembering about the plot correctly.: There is a boy/prince. He is on a ship. A storm hits said ship. The boy/...

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