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 about a creature that feeds on energy

It's a movie about a creature that feeds on any kind of energy. Not only is it immune to bullets, but they also make it bigger. I think it looks like a cloud and may have tentacles. It sort of infests ...
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Name of old Sci-fi movie where alien communicates and deceives woman through the TV screen static?

When I was a kid (early 80s) I barely remember watching a movie on TV about an alien who masqueraded as a benevolent humanoid and communicated with a woman through television screen static. The movie ...
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90s film about one alien controlling humans and making them act violently [duplicate]

I am trying to remember the name of a movie I saw when I was a kid (90s). This is about an alien (I vaguely remember being a black scorpion type) that was moving from human to human (as they got ...
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Discovery Channel movie about a rover entering an organic spaceship, activating a green light that causes black spheres to appear on Earth

This isn't something I remember well, but I'll do my best to describe it. I watched this around 2013-2014, on Discovery Channel. It was some kind of movie or TV show about a hypothetical situation ...
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Campy Alien Horror movie with Alien Stowaway on Lunar Lander? [duplicate]

About 10 years ago my brother and I were flipping channels and we came across a movie that we have been looking for ever since. All we really remember is that some kind of slimy alien was stowed away ...
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80's-90's sci-fi kids movie (possibly a live-action Disney), two alien girls stranded on Earth in a ranch/farm

I'm trying to find the title of a movie I saw as a kid. It is a sci-fi kids/young adults movie from the 80's, 90's, or very early 2000's about two alien girls (probably sisters, one teenager age-15-17,...
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In Snowpiercer, could any life survive outside of the train?

In a related question is was asked: Just how cold is it outside in Snowpiercer?. Would it be possible for any life to survive outside the train in these extreme temperatures?
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Movie about Alien vines-like controlling brain

What movie has aliens form vines control human brains in a small town? Especially, there is a scene in the bath tub of a girl with so many threads going to her head and body even; like really thin ...
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Movie about a boy transported to a virtual island via a Gameboy-style device

I see there's a recent question on here about a book that sounds similar to this, but this was definitely a movie, most likely a made-for-TV movie, that didn't seem futuristic at all. The plot ...
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80's (?) sci-fi movie identification, cyborg, desert, isolation

SPOILERS IN THE POST I would like to identify a movie. Probably it's been created in 80's (might be 70's or even early 90's). What I can remember: There's a group of people stuck in some facility (...
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Movie about ants that eat everything and grow to be huge

I watched this movie on TV in California roughly 20 years ago. I can't remember if it was in black and white, but it's possible. The bits and pieces I remember were that a man (he might've been in ...
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What movie features a boy in a wheelchair who eventually becomes a cyborg? [duplicate]

I want to remember one movie, it’s from the 80's or early 90's (or maybe even 70's), about a boy in wheelchair who eventually becomes cyborg. There are also this guy's friends, one girl and one other ...
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Movie about a boy who can’t turn into an eagle/falcon like his family

The movie I'm looking for is about a boy whose family can change into some kind of bird, but he can't. When he finally can change, he turns into a blue bird. He kinda looks like the bird in the movie ...
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1980s Vampire Movie Name

I am trying to find out the name of a vampire movie that used to come on TV all the time when I was a kid. This was probably in the early to mid 90s, so I think the movie was from the 1980s. It was a ...
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What movie was the first to feature onscreen zombie children?

The first zombie children I remember seeing in a movie were in Resident Evil. I may be wrong, but it seems unlikely to me that it was the first zombie flick to include them. What film was the first to ...
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How did Rico survive the initial assault in Starship Troopers?

Twice we see Rico get severely wounded by bugs and left behind by his squad-mates. After the second time this happens, he is listed as KIA, and then turns up in a healing tank. No explanation is made ...
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genesis of the daleks and the link with the dalek invasion of earth

In the 5th episode of 1975 story "Genesis of the Daleks", Davros threatens to torture Sarah and Harry unless the (4th) Doctor gives information about Dalek losses. I assume that there was some means ...
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Movie name with invisible man

Around 6 years back I started watching a movie on television and could never finish. In the very start of the movie, a male actor wearing a red T-Shirt (let's say his name is Tom) became invisible ...
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Why didn't Dr. Pretorius die?

In the '80s movie From Beyond, scientists create a resonator that allows them to see creatures from an alternate reality. In the opening scene, the sadistic Dr. Pretorius is beheaded by a strange ...
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How was Bard so accurate with his shot that killed Smaug?

Watching 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies', I saw some grade-A marksmanship from Bard, using one of the dragon-killing black arrows to hit Smaug in precisely the spot where ONE of his scales ...
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Movie where an astronaut finds a space module by looking his clock

I'm trying to find out the name of a movie (I think 80s) in which an astronaut is lost on the Moon (can't remember why) and needs to go to a different space module that happens to have a red light ...
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Looking for Animated Celtic Japanese Movie around 2010

I am looking for an animated movie that felt like a mix of 'classic' Scottish and Japanese stories. Unfortunately, I don't remember anything about the plot, other than it having to do something with a ...
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Realistically-looking feature film - menacing microscopic life-forms discovered during Apollo-like moon landing [duplicate]

I am trying to locate a movie I watched around 2012, released (I think) about 4-6 years earlier. It was about an Apollo-like moon landing, where the astronauts bumped upon an unknown till then ...
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Why is Smeagol called Gollum? [duplicate]

In the film Smeagol found the ring, went in the mountains and turned into Gollum. At the time when Gollum followed the Fellowship of the Ring, Gandalf called him Gollum. Who gave him this name, or why ...
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What is the name of sci-fi movie about miniature aliens battling in space and fragment of one ship enters person's body giving them super powers?

Trying to remember the name of Sci Fi movie about a man who gains super abilities when the fragment of a miniature space craft accidentally enters his finger. Live action American film.
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TV series with a Team

I remember watching a tv series back in 2008-2009 where theres a group of young girls and boys. They fight monster that come to the city and that comes in their way. I kinda remember the name as ...
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80's or maybe early 90's movie, nuclear wasteland, bunch of people in a truck driving through the desert

Can't remember any of the actors, basically this group of people led by some muscular guy, if I remember correctly, are traveling in a truck driven by him, in the desert of a post-apocalyptic ...
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Story Identification - movie - man put into sleep chamber, building destroyed around him

In this movie, probably from the 70's or 80's, the man is put inside of some sort of sleep chamber. Something happens to cause the building he's in to be destroyed. It crumbles around him but (...
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Character searching for a blade to kill a cyborg [duplicate]

I saw this cartoon only once, about 10-15 years ago, and since middle. There was a character called "space fly" or so – the glowing flying ball which help the main character – a man with sword hilt. ...
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How did Lacy survive in outer space?

In the Superman IV: The Quest for Peace movie, Nuclear Man liked Lacy and kidnapped her. When Superman rescued her she was already in outer space. How did she survive? Is this something to do with ...
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Late 90s scifi movie where aliens blow up earth [closed]

I vaguely recall seeing a movie trailer, most likely in the late 90s or early 2000s, about a movie set in the year 3000 where aliens blow up Earth. Anyone know what it might have been? Edit: This was ...
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Why didn't Kirk question the admiral's order? [closed]

In Star Trek Into Darkness, Kirk didn't know anything about Khan's superior abilities. Why didn't he ask the admiral why it was necessary to use a torpedo attack just to kill one person, or why to ...

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