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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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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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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Why was Conan freed by his former owner?

In Conan the Barbarian, the plot seems to have the following sequence: Thulsa Doom destroys Conan's village and enslaves women and children. Profit motive for the latter - he can sell the slaves. ...
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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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Damsel in distress adventure/fantasy movie

Definitely a feature length movie. Probably in theaters at some point, but might have been a 'made for TV movie'. It was on TV, in the USA, by early-1999 or earlier (I remember which house I lived ...
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Mad Max-type Sci-fi movie from the mid-80's with fat blob men

For many years I've been trying to ID a mid-80's cult sci-film that I saw as a kid on TV in the UK. It must have been aired around the late 80's. My recollection is sketchy but it had a Mad-Max ...
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Fantasy movie with rings that shoot laser beams!

Every now and then this movie pops into my head that I watched as an early teenager. It was a fantasy movie where the main good and bad characters each have a ring of power that shoots a laser. I don'...
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Living in Brazil, where and how can I watch Hogfather? [closed]

I like the movies inspired by the stories of the author Terry Pratchett, but I didn't find a version I can watch or rent for the movie Hogfather. Where can I watch this in Brazil?
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Movie with a man/woman fighting over a giant truck in the desert

I saw this movie a while ago and I remember a lot of images of huge desert landscapes and a man/woman fighting over the control of a huge truck (or maybe they had a truck each and were fighting over ...
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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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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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Black-and-White Sci-Fi Movie with Cone-shaped Aliens

I really don't know much about this movie anymore, since I've seen it only once as a child more than 30 years ago in the early 80's. It was black-and-white, probably from the 50's or 60's and ...
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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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In “Men in Black,” why did Agent K neuralize every civilian who saw an alien?

First, he meets an alien who boarded a truck that was pulled over by Border Patrol. BP subsequently witnesses a fight between him and the alien. He wipes their memory. Next, he goes to a farmer's wife'...
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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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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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What is this Movie about giant pink spiders?

I saw this movie last night on my mum's TV just as I was shutting off the net to go to sleep, but after waiting for a bit for a commercial break, it didn't come, so I couldn't confirm the name of the ...
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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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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: 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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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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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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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 Identification - 80s Ghost Romance Involving A Medieval Castle?

I recall seeing a movie when I was a young child in the early 80s about a man who fell in love with the ghost of a medieval woman. As best as I can recollect the man was a reporter or author and was ...
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Post-apocalyptic (horror) movie with mankind surviving in a bunker

I'm trying to recall a specific post-apocalyptic movies. It is kinda like The Colony (2013), where mankind is surviving in a bunker. I can't remember if it is due to climate change or nuclear fallout ...
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Anime Movie: Floating Islands, Post-Apocalypse Fantasy/Steampunk, Clans at War, Brother and Sister

I've been searching everywhere for this film, any help would be great! I remember so many details but still can't find it... (tl;dr - Anime Brother and One-Armed Sister on Post-Apocalypse Floating ...
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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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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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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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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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Cartoon fantasy film with magical or elemental stones/crystals

It probably was a feature film, animated (Western style/cartoon), released before or in early 2000s, set in medieval times, girl protagonist and an evil witch or magician antagonist. The plot was to ...
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Japanese UFO movie with a mission to Venus

This has been a old live-action movie from Asia, most likely Japan. I've seen it some time in the late 80's and I think it's been black/white only. Earth is invaded by UFOs (small and round, like ...
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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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What level of government employee does “Level 10 and higher” represent?

With the pending release of the latest installment of the The Purge movie series, I am curious. Is there a canon answer for what actually defines the "Level 10 and above" referenced in the Emergency ...
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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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Spaceship from a film or show that is semi circular in shape with a section jutting out of the middle

I was out with friends last night and we went into a sci-fi bar where they have props and models all over the place. We had fun identifying all the ships, costumes and stuff, but one model had us ...
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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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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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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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How many different releases exist for the film Aniara?

I know this film has slightly different content in the US compared to other releases, how many releases exist and what are the key differences? While researching a question about the ending I learned ...
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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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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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Old movie about aliens and a family; father briefly abducted

About 15 or so years ago, I dimly recall watching a movie on TV about aliens, which really struck a chord, but I can't remember enough to google a name or anything more specific. The action takes ...
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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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Science fiction movie featuring an octopus type alien

I'm trying to remember a sci-fi movie featuring an Octopus type alien, possibly purple, stalking the crew of a spaceship. I only remember one scene. The creature was very slow, had one eye and I think ...