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 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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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 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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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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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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Movie about a boy who accidentally went back in time and ends up on a battle field

The movie was about a boy who accidentally travels back in time. He ends up on a field during a war. He also meets a girl about the same age; I think they were 10-12 years old. I forget the middle of ...
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80s(?) sci-fi movie/TV show where a male character is sent through a factory conveyor belt process that will 'fix' them

I was watching TV in the 1990's in the UK which was showing either a movie or TV show. I only remember that in the scene I saw that two characters, where at least one was male, had crashed, or were ...
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Monster in a house which absorbs people and then looks like them

I saw this movie at least 10-15 years ago on TV. As far as I can remember there is a monster in a house, I think a party was going on. Well the monster can absorb and look like people it absorbs. ...
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Movie where they spray a chemical into the atmosphere to cool the Earth down, causing a new ice age

What is the name of movie where they spray some kind of chemical into the atmosphere to cool down the Earth but then they end up using way too much and the Earth goes into another ice age.
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Sci fi horror movie where people hide in a gas station from a black type ooze creature

I remember the movie was based in or near Louisiana. The creature was a black type ooze and attacked by body heat. The folks hid in gas station in a cooler from the creature and at one point a state ...
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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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Late 90s or early 2k movie; woman discovers an alien who disguises itself as human; she is captured to be sacrificed

I started watching where a cute women was wandering around a desert when she finds a man, far away, who is half silver humanoid kinda thing... It disguises itself with a human body while she's ...
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Horror sea creature film

In the '70s at a drive-in theater with my parents I saw a film. It involved a sea creature. The movie starts with the creature killing a girl on a boat. It's like in a harbor with fishing boats. Two ...
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Time Travel movie with a scene in a control centre that shakes whenever the timeline changes [duplicate]

Looking for a movie about time travel, possibly made in the 80s. The only scene I remember is set in a control center. Every time there is a change in the timeline, the present adjusts which causes ...
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Who cast the Patronus in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban?

I'm confused about this sequence – midway through the movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry is seen with Sirius Black at the lake with a bunch of dementors. He tries casting Expecto ...
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How is Professor X still paralyzed and bald after X-Men Days of Future Past? [duplicate]

Wolverine was sent back in time and he changed the timeline. But if he changed the events of X-Men: First Class, Apocalypse, etc. then how did he get paralyzed and bald?
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What movie are the following gifs of angels from?

Maybe someone can help me out, I can't figure out what the name is of the movie seen in these gifs: These are two short segments from live action scenes. The first one shows a woman with long black ...
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90's horror movie with a haunted house with witchcraft history

I remember watching a movie in the 90s. I've been searching for years but have been unable to find it. A family of three moves into a house. Soon they are frightened by visions they see. They bring ...
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Movie about Space Pirates that have bodies tied to their ships

I'm trying to identify a Sci-Fi movie from I believe the 80's or 90's where a spaceship has to travel through a group of spaceships that belonged to cannibal people with bodies tied to their ships. ...
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Old movie on a spaceship with an evil scientist with robots

I am trying to find old movie that I saw as a kid. Now I am not even sure if that one scene that I remember is accurate in my memory. But here is what I remember: it happened on spaceship there was ...
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Sci-fi movie where a spaceship containing dead aliens is found on Earth

When I was kid saw a movie about a spaceship found on earth containing two dead astronauts. Can only remember parts and my guess is that MAYBE is from the second half of the 70's: The dead astronauts ...
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Obscure movie from 1980s/1990s - Cartoon (maybe anime) with girl

I remember watching a movie as a child, in the 80s or early 90s (I'm 27 now) and for the life of me I can't remember the title (or a lot of details about it). So I'm hoping the few and random bits I ...
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What's the name of film where aliens make earth better then blow it up

I'm sure it was a 2 or 3 part film with Tom Cruise in it but I may be wrong. Aliens made the planet better with no war or hunger. The children born were more advanced, able to do telepathy etc. The ...
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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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80's or 90's TV Movie about a teenage alien girl with white hair, who stays on Earth for a ranch/farm boy she loves

I don't really remember the plot but I think the a couple of alien girls (look human) crash land on Earth and are helped by human boy (18-19 ish). They get back to their ship but the older girl, with ...

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