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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Mid-50s Sci-Fi Movie

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?
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Movie with wormlike creatures in an island which enter and consume human bodies; they don't survive saltwater

This movie is about worm/leeches that enter the human body. At first the person feels better and maybe with abilities but the worms continue to grow and multiply until they consume the host. And they ...
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50s movie with a creature that looked like a Christmas tree made of garbage bags

My husband is trying to recall the name of a 50s sci-fi movie that had a creature that looked like a Christmas tree made of garbage bags.
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Film about the USA being run by fake videos of the president after his kidnapping

I am looking for a film from the 70's or 80's where the president of the United States of America is kidnapped (possibly kept underground) by a group who then produce fake videos (using some type of ...
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A melancholic children's film set in a sandy landscape [closed]

I don't remember any of the plot, only two scenes, and mostly how it made me feel. I think I saw the film in the late 1980s or early 1990s on some German children's TV programme. Whether the original ...
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In Alita: Battle Angel do cyborgs have stomachs?

Probably my favorite live action movie based on a manga, Alita: Battle Angel depicts a deep and detailed post apocalyptic world. In some occasions we see Alita eating actual food and seemingly enjoy ...
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What changes Vader's feelings on the the dark side? [closed]

In The Empire Strikes Back, Vader says to Luke: Vader: If you only knew the power of the dark side... And he says it in a way that's obviously advertising its appeal to Luke. However, in Return ...
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Old horror/scifi/monster movie with a Bigfoot-sized monster that has red vision and attacks a woman through the floorboards

I was very little when I saw this horrifying at the time movie, so take what i describe with a grain of salt. I saw it between 1997-1999 on VHS but I believe the movie could be anywhere between the ...
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80s/90s Scifi movie where an alien family is stuck on Earth

When I was younger I remember watching a copied VHS that had a partial sci-fi movie on it. From what I remember a humanoid alien family somehow gets stuck on earth. There were 2 sisters whose hair ...
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Alien doomsday movie where a good and bad alien fight whilst two kids look for a doomsday device

There are two kids and two aliens in this alien doomsday movie, one good and one bad. I believe the "good" alien is Dwayne Johnson or Vin Diesel. The "bad" alien is of size and shape of the ones in ...
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A movie about kids having imaginary friends

I watched this movie a long time ago, probably it’s from 80s or 90s. The kids have imaginary friends (which is common even in real life) and they are taken to the doctor by parents, but the imaginary ...
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Movie where a blob-like alien crawls into a man’s mouth

I remember watching a movie as a child. The one scene I remember was a clear blob like alien crawled into a man’s mouth and the man was frantically trying to drink alcohol in the middle of the store. ...
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A Circus/halloween movie from between 2000 to now

I'm trying to find a circus movie where people were getting transformed into different creatures for a "show" of the circus; one was transformed into some sort of clown/joker, one as a witch and the ...
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Movie where some soldiers go into a bunker in a city because of dangerous conditions outside

As I was a child I saw a few minutes from a sci-fi movie on a video tape of my parents, but it was so horrifying, that I did not watch it. The scene I can remember, that people (maybe soldiers) find ...
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80's movie involving replacing actors with CGI [duplicate]

This was a movie I saw a few times on British TV during the 80's, but I don't think it was much older than that. English language, almost certainly American-produced. I think it was an action movie, ...
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TV series/movie with a guy that can create electricity between his hands [duplicate]

Like the title says I'm trying to find a series or movie that involved a team of people from which I can only remember this one guy always doing some hand motions and getting electricity to spark ...
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Late 90s movie about people disappearing (down drains, I believe)

I only remember the trailer and vaguely at that. It began with a statistic about how many people go missing every year and are not found. There was an "at first they thought people were being abducted ...
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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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Really bizarre dystopian children’s film with hundreds of young boys forced to play piano

There’s a bizarre kids' movie from the 60s (maybe earlier or later) where an evil man has a huge piano that he forces hundreds of young boys to play constantly. I remember a shot of it showing that it ...
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Movie with a large mountain that hid a train depot [closed]

I saw a movie on TV in 1992 or 1993 that prominently featured a train depot that was hidden inside of a mountain. I believe the depot was the main hideout of the 'good guys' in the film. The depot ...
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Movie with a girl summoning powers from a glowing pyramid

There is a movie I caught a glimpse of as a young child, and it has been bothering me that I have no idea what move it is. This must have been right around 1990, and I saw it on TV, so presumably the ...
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Sci-fi movie with weather control and girl with coloured hair

So I'm trying to remember the name of a movie that I watched back maybe 10 years ago or more. The major details I remember about this film are The girl in the film had different coloured hair ...
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Post-apocalypic 80s movie with giant land movers and some little humanoid droids (1 is bad and 1 is good) bad one drills a hole in good ones face

I remember watching this movie when I was a kid but it's only a few images that I remember. The droids in the movie were child-sized and just had "neutral mask" faces. Anyway, the biggest image is of ...
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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 where a woman escapes from a dream pod into a red-sand filled world

This movie starts out with a young girl who is sleeping in this kind of pod that gives people dreams. This is a post-apocalyptic kind of dystopian world. She hates the dream world and wants to get out....
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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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Film: Aliens destroyed civilisation on Earth, captured some tribal people to train as pilots(?), resistance ensued [duplicate]

I remember aliens watching the tribe to know what humans eat. Hunters captured a rat, so after capture of the tribe, aliens gave them rats as food. Some of humans were chosen to be implanted ...
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70s or 80s TV Movie about an identical Earth

It was a TV sci-fi movie or short episode (maybe like The Twilight Zone series), colored. An astronaut goes to a planet (may be Jupiter or one of its moons) and land. It looks identical to Earth ...
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A French fantasy movie in a prison cell from which the prisoners try to escape with black magic

This French movie is from the early 2000, maybe 2004 or 2005. Four or five prisoners share the same cell and one of them is into black magic. He tries out different spells. With one of them, they can ...
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German horror movie with a surgeon and interns performing surgeries on themselves

I can't remember the title of this German movie from around 2010 I guess. An intern is accepted in a hospital with a famous surgeon who is followed by a clique of interns. They perform surgeries in ...
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When does Logan become a runner?

I'm somewhat confused by the ambiguity in the intentions of Logan in Logan's Run (the movie). He seems genuinely interested in running as soon as he leaves his mission briefing with the supercomputer ...
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Film where the black psychic is tricked into drinking Long Island Iced Teas, causing him to miss the monster [duplicate]

This came upon me when I was at Applebee's tonight with my wife, and the topic came up of when the chain was offering $1 Long Island Iced Teas. I suddenly remembered a scene from a film I saw part of ...
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Movie where zombie talks on the phone to people in a house and tells them the coast is clear

I can remember a zombie talks on the phone to people in a house, and tells them it is all clear, and to come on out. They ask him who the current president is.
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The name of a TV movie about a dead detective whose spirit seeks help from a woman

I only saw it in passing while channel surfing; no name, no clear idea of time period [but I saw it in the 1990s] and I can't recall any of the actors. It looked like a television movie, but it could ...
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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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Movie from 70's or earlier about a genetically created organism that almost took over an island

It was an older movie I watched on TV in the US, probably around mid-80s, but the movie was obviously much older. It had the same cinematic feel as Invasion of the Body Snatchers. I'm pretty sure it ...
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Sci-FI Thriller where women are immobilized and suffocated by plaster type of substance [closed]

1970’s or early to mid 80’s thriller I think set in a basement with a man who suffocated his victims with plaster over their bodies slowly ending with covering their mouth and nose with plaster of ...
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A story about a boy and a girl, the girl likes the boy who turned into a dove or pigeon

I watched this when I was little, I don't remember it clearly, I really dont know how the movie goes until now but it somehow...touched my heart...I wanted to find this movie, Maybe it's an anime. I ...
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Is Agent Alpha from the MiB cartoon canon?

Agent Alpha, a human genius who worked for MiB, went rogue and started grafting Alien DNA and body parts to himself, was one of the biggest series threats in the cartoon. However, there was no mention ...
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MST3K-reviewed science fiction film that involved a chase scene (and I think some ramming) in a warehouse with what looked like floor buffers

I was looking at Science Fiction Film with a scene where actors dodge huge white crates in futuristic warehouse environment and a memory popped into my find of a film reviewed on Mystery Science ...
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Movie with a demon that forcibly impregnates women

I remember only a little part of the whole movie, but I'll try to give the most details I can. This is what I remember of the movie: Contemporary setting It follows a man and maybe a woman who seem ...
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90'/00' movie about a man/boy on a quest [duplicate]

I think this movie is from the early 2000. A man goes on a quest to get something for his girlfriend/wife? The quest start with him need to defeat an old man who is a martial arts master....
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Help identifying a martial arts film [closed]

I am looking for a martial arts/fantasy/science fiction film that I only remember very vaguely: the film is probably from the late 70s or 80s it's a Chinese/Hong Kong production I think it had ...
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Movie: A black blob or possessive creature is taking over people in a town

I saw this movie about 14-16 years ago, maybe on TV, seemed like an older movie but not too old, in color. I remember a couple objects/scenes. This one in particular stood out. A dog was possessed at ...
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90s/2000s sci-fi movie about a psychic girl and an alien woman [duplicate]

I remember some parts of a live-action sci-fi movie I saw sometime in the 90's or maybe early 00's. The movie was set in present day and centered around a small girl, about 5 years old, I think. The ...
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Movie where two people break into a high-tech safe in underwear because of some fuel pellets making it incredibly hot [closed]

A pair of travelers are walking through woody terrain covered in deep snow, well dressed for cold winter. They reach some sort of bunker and go inside. There it turns out they are a man and a woman. ...
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Movie where a kid reads a book and enters a fantasy world. School bullies try to steal the book

The main plot was about a kid who finds a book and when he reads it (at school) he enters a fantasy world where he meets a girl. When he first sees her, she's fixing something and they're in a field. ...
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Movie about an African sorceress that turns men into robot-creatures, cured by pulling a splinter out of her back

I've watched this movie back when I was a kid and plot was something this: The story takes place in black Africa (or some fantasy environment that resembles it). It is about a boy (I believe) in a ...
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Animated movie with hybridized talking animals escaping from an island

I'm looking for animated movie (drawn) about an island where animals are crossing with another. I mean hybrids of lion and goat etc. Main antagonist, as I remember, was a penguin who escaped from zoo ...
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Space sci-fi movie where a woman goes to space and loses her memory

I've been to a couple of subreddits already trying to identify this movie, but I've had no luck besides one person who vaguely recognized the plot, but didn't know the name. I watched a movie at some ...