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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Whats the name of the movie series with Parasite/Alien

So long ago I saw a movie/series dunno about insect like creatures that invaded human bodies by entering the mouth. They feed on sugar I believe and grow larger. There was a infected guy in a closet ...
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Movie about earth without light

It is a science fiction Hollywood movie story about earth in which people live inside the earth, where no light is present. One day a boy and a girl find the way to get on the surface.
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Why is Peeves never on camera in the HP movies?

In the Harry Potter books, Peeves’ actions are in some situations very important for the story. Why did he never appear in the movies or get a small role in one of them? What do you think? Don’t ...
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A fantastic movie about the arrival of a native of a planet of children

About 7-8 years ago, I watched a movie about a little girl who came to Earth from a planet where humans never get older, always stay as a kid. She was over 200 years old, but appeared as a child. She ...
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Why did Arthur Kipps have to go to the village?

In The Woman in Black why did Arthur Kipps have to travel to the village in the first place? How did the London Office find out about
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90s fantasy movie about a magic world split light and dark

I am trying identify a movie I saw on tv in 1995-1996. It was about a world that is split into a light side and a dark side. They are separated by a wall. One of the female characters could shape ...
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Virtual reality TV movie

I'm trying to remember a TV movie where a person gets plugged in using an organic cord in their back to explore a virtual world
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Similar to Lifepod 1993, but not it

This film is very similar to Lifepod 1993, but it takes place in a large ship, not a pod. I can remember three characters... a technical engineer, being the one sabotaging the ship. And also this ...
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TV/Movie Identification: Evil person demanding the power source, people have scales falling off their eyes to see clearly

I've been trying to find out the movie or TV show where one scene has a evil person wanting to obtain the power source (something of great power). It is like a kid's sci fi show so this evil person ...
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What's that movie where the character travels back in time by his mind?

I watched a movie back when I was a kid, I would say during the 80's maybe early 90's. This movie was about a character who succeeded in time traveling by just thinking of it. At the end of the movie, ...
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Post-atomic movie featuring a “wasteland winnebago” vehicle? [duplicate]

Many years ago I saw a movie that featured a very cool vehicle which was referred to as "wasteland winnebago," I think. It vehicle didn't look like a winnebago at all. It looked more like a high-...
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What is District 13?

I haven't read the books. I had hoped that Mockingjay: Part 1 would be sufficient to fill me in on the details presented in the books, as the previously two films had done. So what exactly is ...
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Name of a movie about a witch and two twin girls?

When I was in kindergarten we watched a slightly disturbing movie about an introvert witch and two twin girls about 11. I can't remember much except that the mom constantly told the girls that the ...
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Humans explore Mars, encounter hostile life

This story was definitely a movie, but I've only seen it on TV. It was probably made in the late '60s or early '70s. The plot is a crew of explorers launched on a mission to Mars. When they arrive ...
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Trying to ID a movie/or maybe TV show

I believe it was sometime during the 70/80s I would have seen a movie/TV show with the following elements. I could be combining several shows/movies together. I am unsure. 1) There is a motor-home ...
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He helps terraform Mars, and then regrets it [duplicate]

I saw a story on TV when I was a child (in the 80s) that involved a man working from earth to transform the climate of Mars. Then, later, he travels to the surface of Mars, and discovers the corpses ...
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Group of astronauts discover grass growing on the Moon

I saw a movie a few years ago about a group of astronauts who discovered grass growing on the moon. Unfortunately, that's as much as I know for sure. I believe it also involved the following: One of ...
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Why are newly animated Transformers always evil?

In the Transformers film series, common household electronics like cellphones, radios and blenders are often turned into Transformers when they come in contact with the AllSpark energy. Why are these ...
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Aspiring human combatant in arena with “handicap field” to equalize combatants' strength

I remember this movie from the late 1980's / early 1990's. It was a VHS rental, and may have been a straight-to-video release. The protagonist is a human aspiring to become the champion of an arena ...
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Seeking the name of an animated sci-fi film about a world mined to the point of collapse

I saw an animated film, perhaps a short, about a planet with two levels and two classes. The surface level was enjoyed by a leisure class bent on using as much natural resource as possible. The sub-...
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Cannibal eats himself, in movie or series episode

I can't recall the name of a movie, maybe a TV series episode, where one character that was a cannibal started eating himself, so that after a while only the skull remained eating the last piece of ...
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Movie about a boy finding the girl('s spirit) and falling in love with her

I vaguely remember this story (which I saw a long time ago) where a guy meets this new girl while all alone on a bridge at night. She comes into his life and makes everything alright about him. He ...
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Early 80s sci-fi movie, cyborg(?), shooting .. had this stuck in my mind for about 30 years

This is an incredibly vague scene depiction, but I'm trying to recall a sci-fi movie I watched as a very young kid. It would have been out perhaps early 80s. I don't recall any of the story but the ...
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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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Movie where guy pilots ship to his death screaming “IT'S SO BEAUTIFUL!”? [duplicate]

All I can remember is that he had to pilot the ship through some supernova or other anomaly to save the other passenger.
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Sci-fi Movie Identification - Humans stored alien in a big concrete block and then it escapes

Other things I remember: Saw this movie in the late 90's but may be older An alien couple (that crashed on earth?) was discovered and some scientists and army guys catches them for some experiments. (...
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(Children's?) Movie where a man turns another man's heart into stone

My fiance watched a movie when she was a child that involved a man with a glove who turned another man's heart into stone. She's pretty sure that it was a movie from the 1980s. "Apparently, it was a ...
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Who was the AI in transcendence the movie?

In the movie "Transcendence" one of the lead characters is the AI itself: A scientist's drive for artificial intelligence, takes on dangerous implications when his consciousness is uploaded into ...
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District 9: Is there an official explanation why the prawns' mother-ship landed on Earth? [duplicate]

The movie shows the majority of the aliens as unintelligent and seemingly incapable of operating, let alone inventing, a space ship. However, the exosuit/mech was clearly created in their image, ...
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How can an old dead tree suddenly spring to life and cast its petals on Aragorn's coronation?

There's a dead, gnarly old tree in the courtyard outside of Denethor's 'throne room' on the top level of Minas Tirith. Gandalf told Pippin that it's called the White Tree of Gondor. We see it several ...
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70's or 80's space prison escape movie, reprogramming the prison’s pleasure robots for the escape

I saw this movie on TV sometime in the 80's. It's basically Escape From Alcatraz set in a space prison, definitely made in the 70's or early 80's. There's a small group of prisoners plotting and ...
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Is the legend of the Ghost Rider in the film's opening based on comics?

At the opening intro to Ghost Rider film, they tell a legend of a Ghost Rider (presumably, Out West ~100 years ago) who had a powerful contract worth 1000 souls, and decided to not give it to the ...
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Sci-fi horror film about genetic experimentation; small tentacled creature escapes and causes carnage

I recall seeing a film in the 80s that was a sci-fi horror film vaguely to do with genetic experimentation. There was a small creature that had tentacles that escaped and went around causing carnage. ...
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How many comic-based movies won an Oscar? [closed]

I'm curious to know how many movies based on any comic source have won an Oscar(s). This can range from the massive Marvel or DC universe comics to individual comics such as Men in Black (originally ...
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Semi-naked lady in a transparent box full of needles which draw blood

My memory is hazy on this one as I watched it as a kid in early 80s. The scene I remember is a semi-naked woman in a transparent box or cube that has needles inside it. It closes in around her and ...
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A story including an alien hand in jar in a basement

I remember this movie playing on the scifi channel when i was a kid, probably 2003-2006, where 6 kids go to this small town to vacation at this house that one of the kid's uncle owns. They were in ...
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Movie where aliens give boy back to his mother at the end [closed]

When I was about six, I remember seeing the last minutes of a strange movie. It involved some aliens giving a young boy (aged less than 10 or so) back to his mother due to his love for her. I can't ...
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Can you identify this movie from 80s/90s about memory accessing? [duplicate]

Can you help me recalling the title of a sci-fi movie I saw first in 2000: About the plot: A group of young people can access a (recorded) memory of a man (the man is possibly dead) They must dig ...
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Film or book trilogy about sentient weapons

I realize this is a somewhat vague question, but I'm working off 20-year-old memories here. Back around 1980 there were three movies released which featured sentient, or at least living, weapons. I ...
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Trying to find a movie - before 90's

It's a movie I heard in movie forums, From 2005 - 2010, more than two dozen people had claimed that they watched it on local TV in 90's. Strangely, nobody remembered its name. I would say there's ...
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Resident evil Equipment

In the Resident Evil game "Resident Evil 6" and the movie "Resident Evil Damnation", Chris and Leon have two vials on their chest rigs. What's in them?
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Looking for a found footage time travel film

I recall seeing a trailer for a film a while back, sometime in the last 2 years, and was wondering which film it was for. I recall it being a found footage-style film, that centered on a group of ...
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Name of movie involving time travel with a ruby ring?

I'm looking for the name of a movie that aired on TV I think in the early 2000's. From what I remember of the plot it involved a young woman who traveled back in time (i think to the 1800's) by a ruby ...
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Young boy living on Mars discovers that his parents are robots

As a young boy in the 70's or early 80's, I watched a movie which took place on Mars. There was a family living and the boy discovered that his parents where robots. That's all I can remember. Does ...
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In Dredd (2012), what was Kay thinking about, that freaked Anderson out so much?

In Dredd (the 2012 reboot film), at one point Kay is trying to freak out Anderson by having her read his mind psychically while he thinks of outrageous things. The violent sex thought doesn't seem to ...
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Movie Identification: Fugitive robots chased by military robot

I'm trying to track down a movie I remember from my youth. The movie was live-action, color, and would have been from the late 70's or 80's. The plot centers around two humanoid robots, a "male" and "...
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Can't remember an old movie and only remember a minor scene

I watched a film that was made before 2009. In one of the scenes, near the end, a girl (who is either an alien or a clone) and a human man get in a car, her arm is cut by a screw and there is blue ...
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Were “green eyes” ever mentioned in the movies?

Harry having "green eyes like Lily" is an important point in the books as discussed here: Why are there so many times Harry was told about him having his mother's eyes? However, for the movies, ...
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Why do the trolls turn to stone in daylight?

I've been watching The Hobbit Extended Edition, and saw the scene where the dawn light inundated the three trolls, who promptly turned to stone. What I have to wonder is, why do the trolls turn to ...

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