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: man bending a spoon with mind power

I remember watching an old movie (or TV series) with a scene which a man held a spoon with one hand and bent it with his mind. A few other points I am not sure if I remember correctly: the man was ...
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What do the Russian scientists say in this scene of 2001: A Space Odyssey?

29 minutes into the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, there is a scene where some Russian scientists are speaking to each other in Russian. The subtitles on the DVD don't show what they're saying. ...
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Who are the people in the portraits in M's meeting room?

At the beginning of "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" movie, Alan Quartermain is meeting with M. in a room. As M. reveals, ""There have been other times when a danger upon the world required ...
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Do “ordinary” animals exist in the world of “His Dark Materials”?

In Lyra's home world in both the "His Dark Materials" HBO series and the Golden Compass 2007 movie, aside from daemons in animal form, we only see bears which can talk and have human-like ...
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90's horror movie with a robot living on the ceiling in a house and turns evil

I've been looking to find the title of this horror movie for years. Here's what I know: A family living in a large house decides to install a helper robot. It lives from the ceiling and moves around ...
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Movie/CGI in which a genetically engineered organism can turn electronic items into living things and also control them

I cannot properly recall, but it was about some genetically engineered organism that can turn any electronic item into a living thing and also control them. Then the president's son goes missing with ...
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Old movie where a fortress-type home comes under attack by hooded beings with an aversion to light

The movie is likely from the seventies and I saw it as a kid. Takes place in post-apocalyptic Earth, or at least the desert. There is a large fortress-type home where the protagonist lives, and he ...
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Vampire movie where they embrace being a vampire [closed]

It was a vampire movie that I started watching with my dad in the late nineties on HBO; he turned it off because it was too intense for me. I remember it was about vampires being bad and embracing ...
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Radiation hot movie post apocalyptic [closed]

A post apocalyptic horror movie made in the mid to late 2000’s. It’s really really hot outside. It takes place on Earth. It was on Netflix. I remember a car scene so I know they can go outside ...
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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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90s TV show or movie about people shooting electricity from their hands

All I can remember is it was around 94-95 or maybe earlier. It's about some giants that could throw electric charges from their hands. Also there were people that wore suits that you rub your wrists ...
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Early 2000s movie about robot that invades the world

I watched this movie when I was a little kid so my memory of it is not so good. I remember there being robots that kind of look like the Iron Giant invading a city and they had these antenna things ...
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Late '50s / early '60s sci-fi movie where survivors of a helicopter crash fight walking plants

Late '50s / early '60s sci-fi movie. Helicopter crashes on a jungle island. Survivors fight acid-secreting, walking plant monsters (not Triffids). Survivors defend with ditches filled with gasoline. ...
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How did Draco apparate within Hogwarts?

In the film The Deathly Hallows Pt. 2, right before The Battle of Hogwarts starts, Draco Apparates to the dungeons to get Goyle and Blaise Zabini. Since it's impossible to apparate or disapparate ...
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Possible “Children of the Corn” sequel with four teenagers in an attic

Can anyone identify this movie based on this trailer I remember from the '90s? Four teenagers in an attic. Two of them appear to be evil and pressuring the good kids to join them in their cause. They ...
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'90s movie involving a bag of marbles, a werewolf, and a woman

There was a movie back in the '90s that my mom would watch when it came on. I barely remember it, but I know bits and pieces of it. In part of the movie, there was a bag of marbles, and all the, I ...
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ID a story with someone (a woman I think) taken hostage by an AI

I'm trying to ID a 70s science fiction movie involving an AI that takes a woman (I think) hostage. It's not Demon Seed. IIRC it takes place in some slightly futuristic (in a 70s way) accommodation in ...
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Monster movie involves survivors trapped in a planet with three or more moons

I haven't been able to watch the full movie. Just saw a particular scene. In this scene, the survivors were trapped inside a cabin in the jungle. There were to person near a table which had a humanoid ...
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Looking for a movie about a civilization that has to take a drug to withstand radiation

I vaguely remember a movie about a civilization that has to take a drug to withstand radiation. I think it was located in space. Probably the movie is from the late 70s or 80s. Any idea?
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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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Forgot the title of the movie with a bad killer robot in a spaceship

I remember I was watching the movie around 10 (?) years ago. It's probably a US movie (or UK or Australian) – I mean, not the Indian one or whatever. The storyline is really close to the one Saturn 3 ...
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Short film about a kid who grows feathers, and then turns into a bird

I remember watching this in an airplane back in 2016-2017. It was a short film about a girl/boy with their mom/dad (can't remember which). The kid starts growing feathers, and both the kid and parent ...
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Boy watching TV and an elephant or a rabbit teddy appears on the TV and says something

I've been trying to identify this movie for years. I remember watching a bit of it as a kid. I'm not sure if the genre is horror or not. The clip I remember is of a child, a boy I think, looking at ...
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Movie in which two men ask a dragon three questions

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie in which two young men ask a dragon three questions. I remember that one of the men asks the dragon, "Don't we get three questions?" The dragon ...
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90s(?) cartoon movie: female servant enters the castle's forbidden room when the Lord is away, he tries to kill her for it

There was a dark castle I think, that is no one should come in! And there was a servant or someone like this in it, who served a lord vampire (or maybe not a vampire!). There was a big room in this ...
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80s 90s psychic powers anime movie

I'm looking for an anime I watched in the late 80's/early 90's. There were people with great psychic powers. The main character is a short young-looking guy that is the most powerful of them all. I ...
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Which characters have been recast in the Harry Potter films?

Which characters in the Harry Potter films have been recast? As the same character being played by two different actors in different films. Which characters from the Harry Potter films have been ...
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Movie about possessed audio tape

In the early 90's I remember seeing parts of a movie about this record/tape that when people listened to it they become possessed/killed or something. I only remember the one scene where a guy finds ...
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60’s/70’s movie where Earth’s society becomes so germophobic that they have no immune system

I am looking for a movie that was probably made back in the 60’s or 70’s. It involved Earth’s society, so germophobic that it destroyed their own immune systems and everyone was getting sick and ...
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'80s movie with gold female alien

I saw a few minutes of this alien sci-fi movie as a little kid in the '80s while sneaking into my parents room. All I remember is this bright glowing gold/yellow female alien. This movie haunted me as ...
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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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Mid-late 70's movie showing scientists exiting a control room after completing their task into a desert/badlands area [duplicate]

My father was a regular sci-fi genre movie viewer, and I have an unclosed thread in my past that has been haunting me over my years. I woke up as a child to see the following events unfolding on ...
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Which “Highlander” movie features a scene where a main character is waiting to be executed?

Long ago, probably in the 90s, I watched (I think) one of the Highlander movies with Christopher Lambert. A big part of the movie was him waiting to be executed via guillotine. He spent almost every ...
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1980s live-action movie where individually-coloured nations on clouds fight

I saw this movie in July or August 1986. It wasn't a commercial movie - I didn't see it in a normal movie theatre. The story takes place somewhere there are 3 nations, each on its own cloud. The ...
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What is the name of this horror film where a man grows another head?

I'm looking for the name of a horror movie or part of an anthology (Chiller/Thriller?) when I was a kid in the 1960's. I just remember a man develops an eye on the side of his neck and it grows into a ...
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What Happened to the previous Mrs Claus when Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) took over the role as Santa?

Happy holidays, all. Being that it's the Yule-tide season, and we were re-watching old favorite Christmas films, some things got me thinking.... In the 1994 film, The Santa Clause, Tim Allen plays toy ...
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What is the name of the movie where a guy gets a bullet to the head, and survives because of a gel like gauze?

Does anyone know the name of the movie where a guy gets shot in the face, but his friend immediately puts a weird gauze-like gel on that stops the bullet from going any further? The gel wraps around ...
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A (possibly TV) movie about a squad that goes back in time from an uninhabitable Earth to 20th century to rewrite history

I'm looking for this movie that I've watched on cable TV when I was younger but I can't seem to find it anywhere in lists on the Internet. It's probably from the 90s. It was more of a TV movie or ...
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Made-for-tv(?) scifi movie. Scientist becomes prototype cyborg. Fights another cyborg

I remember seeing this a a boy. The main guy was a scientist. I think he was working on an adaptive suit or possibly a cyborg. He becomes the prototype. I do not remember it all but I know if he is ...
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Why was Boromir left out in receiving gifts from Galadriel?

Did the producers provide a reason as to why Boromir didn't receive a personal gift from Lady Galadriel? In the extended movie, Fellowship of the Ring, we see all the other members receive gifts ...
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Looking for a specific “Dungeons & Dragons” related movie

The movie I know is a Dungeons & Dragons movie and what I remember is that the six kids go to the fair. The main older boy has blonde curly hair they all get on the roller coaster and end up in ...
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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 where a guy replaces his blood with another liquid, which makes him stronger, but paler

Watched a movie where a guy replaces his blood with another liquid. The protagonist of the movies tries to fight with him but fails because he has no blood in him but another liquid. I don't remember ...
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Looking for 90's Action Movie with Robotic antagonist

I remember this movie being on HBO or Showtime and from what little I remember, a bunch of bad guys were led by a cyborg-like villain with vision similar to the T800 and one of the bad guys was killed ...
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20+ years old SF movie with a man inside a spaceship having his frozen arm ripped off by some kind of gravitational force

I saw this as a teen (it was probably at least 20 years ago, maybe even 25) so my memory is very vague. For some reason I only (sort of) remember this single scene: The location was (what I believe ...
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Do Predators understand words spoken in English?

When the Predator said "What... the hell... are you?" to Dutch, near the end of the first film, did it understand the meaning of those words (and was it therefore genuinely asking that ...
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Why didn't Dobby give Harry the gillyweed in the Movie?

In the 4th Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Dobby gives Harry gillyweed right before the second task, while in the movie Neville gives Harry the gillyweed. Why did the movie ...
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Older space movie with a half-rotten cyborg prostitute in a vending machine?

All I can remember is that the group of main characters were running and decided to hideout in an abandoned spaceport/mining camp bar. One of them activates a cyborg prostitute "vending machine&...
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What exactly does Sauron speak in “The Battle of the Five Armies”?

According to sources about Black Speech, there was a single line invented for the LotR movies (the one where Sauron tells Frodo that there's no life in void). However, in The Battle of the Five ...
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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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