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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Short film about a kid who grows feathers, and then turns into a bird

I remember watching this in an airplane back in 2016-2017. It was a short film about a girl/boy with their mom/dad (can't remember which). The kid starts growing feathers, and both the kid and parent ...
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Movie in which two men ask a dragon three questions

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie in which two young men ask a dragon three questions. I remember that one of the men asks the dragon, "Don't we get three questions?" The dragon ...
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60’s/70’s movie where Earth’s society becomes so germophobic that they have no immune system

I am looking for a movie that was probably made back in the 60’s or 70’s. It involved Earth’s society, so germophobic that it destroyed their own immune systems and everyone was getting sick and ...
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Mid-late 70's movie showing scientists exiting a control room after completing their task into a desert/badlands area [duplicate]

My father was a regular sci-fi genre movie viewer, and I have an unclosed thread in my past that has been haunting me over my years. I woke up as a child to see the following events unfolding on ...
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'80s movie with gold female alien

I saw a few minutes of this alien sci-fi movie as a little kid in the '80s while sneaking into my parents room. All I remember is this bright glowing gold/yellow female alien. This movie haunted me as ...
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What is the name of this horror film where a man grows another head?

I'm looking for the name of a horror movie or part of an anthology (Chiller/Thriller?) when I was a kid in the 1960's. I just remember a man develops an eye on the side of his neck and it grows into a ...
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What Happened to the previous Mrs Claus when Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) took over the role as Santa?

Happy holidays, all. Being that it's the Yule-tide season, and we were re-watching old favorite Christmas films, some things got me thinking.... In the 1994 film, The Santa Clause, Tim Allen plays toy ...
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Looking for 90's Action Movie with Robotic antagonist

I remember this movie being on HBO or Showtime and from what little I remember, a bunch of bad guys were led by a cyborg-like villain with vision similar to the T800 and one of the bad guys was killed ...
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Looking for a specific “Dungeons & Dragons” related movie

The movie I know is a Dungeons & Dragons movie and what I remember is that the six kids go to the fair. The main older boy has blonde curly hair they all get on the roller coaster and end up in ...
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Why didn't Dobby give Harry the gillyweed in the Movie?

In the 4th Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Dobby gives Harry gillyweed right before the second task, while in the movie Neville gives Harry the gillyweed. Why did the movie ...
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Older space movie with a half-rotten cyborg prostitute in a vending machine?

All I can remember is that the group of main characters were running and decided to hideout in an abandoned spaceport/mining camp bar. One of them activates a cyborg prostitute "vending machine&...
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Which “Highlander” movie features a scene where a main character is waiting to be executed?

Long ago, probably in the 90s, I watched (I think) one of the Highlander movies with Christopher Lambert. A big part of the movie was him waiting to be executed via guillotine. He spent almost every ...
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Late 90s scifi space movie where astronauts on a long journey vote to execute someone using marbles

I saw this movie on TV as a kid. Not sure if it was a direct to TV movie or not. What I do remember is that a team of astronauts were taking a long voyage from Earth (I think) to a distant planet. ...
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Kids' fantasy movie from the 80s or 90s?

I have memories of a fantasy movie that I watched as kid, yet I can't remember the title or a single character's name! The protagonist was a boy. I know that it took place in a fantasy realm, possibly ...
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Kids show with alien grandparents looking like elves or goblins

Just rewatched Harry Potter 1 and the bank gremlins triggered a memory flash of this show my sister used to watch in the 2000/10s (but it might be older). She used to watch a lot Disney channel and ...
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What was Ted referring to when he said: “You were lying about that?”

In Bill & Ted Face the Music, Bill and Ted travel to 2025, where they have seemingly become successful. However, they are tricked by their future counterparts, who try to pass off a song by Dave ...
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Asian movie with someone who can destroy bones with a look and an immortal character killed by poison

Looking for an Asian movie that has various characters possessing various superpowers. One of the main female heroines has the power to look into anyone’s eyes and destroy their bones. The first time ...
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Classic Sci-fi Movie depicting human slaves on a foreign planet wearing metal (dog like) collars that prevent them from leaving [closed]

Looking for a classic sci-fi movie (B/W?) depicting human slaves (a male and female) on a foreign planet wearing metal (dog like) collars that prevent them from leaving.
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Forgotten Disney movie from 80s or 90s

All I remember is this really popular boy becomes magnetic. Paper clips, watches, stuff like that just starts sticking to him. At the same time an unattractive girl has the same thing happen to her. ...
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TV movie with a man on some mission for the devil and only person who recognizes him is a mute man

Set in mid 20th century rural America, a good looking but evil man is on some kind of mission of the devil, perhaps it was to kill a child soon to be born. A key scene toward end of story is when ...
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Trailer about a movie with the same/similar concept as Among Us

I watched a trailer a little over a month ago about a group of people who were sitting in a circle in these throne looking chairs. To escape they had to find the “Imposter” in the group, and so if I ...
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Movie with young man with amnesia, and machine to restore memory

I watched this long ago on TV in the 90s, not sure when the movie came out. Its in color... Cant say its in English - maybe is even some European language... Don't remember any actor/actresses... ...
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Searching adventure movie, similar to Indiana Jones / Alan Quatermain / Romancing The Stone [closed]

Saw that movie sometime in 199x (it could be 200x, but don't think so): people searching for the treasure (of ancient inka?). The only scene I remember is a final one: main character gets into some ...
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Movie with cyberpunk-like villain set in jungle

I am trying to find a movie which I watched long ago (somewhere in the 90s) as a kid on VHS tape. Another movie was copied over the movie I am searching for, and because of that, I only watched part ...
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Movie where a guy has to escape a robot stopping him from leaving the junk yard he lives above

Trying to find movie where guy is staying in a house or blimp above a junkyard and he’s an inventor and someone comes along and they’re trying to escape but there's a robot or something in the ...
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Scenes from “The Fly” that I seem to remember wrong

In the last weeks I watched two of the "The Fly" movies with a buddy. It was "The Fly" from 1986 and "Return of the Fly" from 1959. "The Fly" from 1958 and &...
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Disney live-action film involving a boy who invents a bicycle that can do super-jumps

I was reminded of this when reading 80s movie about a genius boy who invents a force field to deflect football balls. This was a Disney TV movie I watched, somewhere between the mid 80s to the late ...
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Did Kubrick take care to get the strength of artificial gravity correct in “2001: A Space Odyssey”?

This answer in Space Exploration SE has got me wondering how careful and meticulous Kubrick was about getting the diameter and speeds of rotation for the two major instances of artificial gravity ...
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Weird Western film, from before 2006, might have involved a current music band [closed]

When I was living in Newark, Ohio between 2002 and 2006, I frequently saw this at one of the local libraries (If it's relevant, I believe it was at the 101 W Main St location) as one of the movies to ...
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Horror movie of the 70s: WW2 German undead supersoldiers rise from ocean

This one is easy as the movie is renowned in its genre but the title escapes my memory. I'm looking for a horror movie of the 70s, probably Italian, certainly European: a group of people, probably ...
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A Movie with a Haunted Pool Scene

I've had this scene stuck in my head for many years now, but I can't figure out what movie or tv show it's from. In the scene, a woman goes underwater in an indoor swimming pool in a house (which may ...
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Alien killing people by shooting his fingernails

I've been looking for this movie for several years and found nothing. I guess it wasn't popular. The action takes place on another planet. I don't remember much of the story line, just that there was ...
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Film about a man who becomes a murderer after receiving an artificial heart

I read about this in a book about classic horror films in elementary school, around 1987 to 1991, in Ashland, KY. The main character is a scientist who is developing an artificial heart. To prove his ...
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SciFi movie where a guy gave up his prison sentence in exchange for his body to be used or his consciousness

I'm pretty sure it was futuristic. Had flying cars in it. Guy gave up his prison sentence in exchange for either his body to be used or his consciousness. It was something about clones or conscious ...
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Movie about a family thrown into a fantasy world

I saw this movie on TV once about twenty years ago and I only remember a couple scenes from the end. I have tried looking for it, and browsing over lists of fantasy movies from the 1990-2005 but I ...
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First science fiction movie or tv show that had a complete language created for it?

I read a question about what the language used in 1951's The Day the Earth Stood Still was based upon and I guessed, apparently rightly, that it was just made up. I also of course know that there is a ...
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Film involving a spaceship full of cash headed to Earth from a colony

Seen it long time ago, visual looked like something from 80's, maybe even late 70's. Set in Solar system, it's about a spaceship carrying money - actual cash because (I think!) electronic transfers ...
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Movie about teenagers who get abducted by aliens after they enter a house

There's this sci-fi movie I'm trying to find. I'm sure it's post 2010. Here's what I remember: Group of teenagers enter a house and lose consciousness. They awake somewhere that looks Earth-like. One ...
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I'm looking for a German kids' movie about a boy and a girl that were on a quest to find some bug's missing arm

I watched this cartoon movie in the early 2000s but I think it was made in the 70s or 80s. The movie was dubbed but had a German song at the beginning. From what I can remember it is about a boy and ...
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Looking for a gladiator-type movie [closed]

I saw some scenes from this on a TV with no sound, but it intrigued me. I don't think it was Gladiator or 300, although it looked a bit similar. To be honest, it could be a TV show, but I don't ...
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Movie clip about Robots, Goddess and a Kid

I saw this movie clip a few years ago, maybe around 2015. It is in color. It is animated but I think it's not use the same animation style of common Japan anime. It has no subtitle or any dialogue ...
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Movie where a man transforms into a woman in space

I remember watching a movie years back. But not earlier than 2005. Earth was dead and dried out and the last 3 men in the whole universe were left in a spaceship, and then suddenly one of the men ...
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I'm searching for the name of a zombie movie

It is a zombie movie in which a group of people are doing a road trip in a van. They stop at a western village. At a certain point, a man in the group gets bitten and ask the others to leave him ...
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Was Star Wars' Chewbacca character inspired by Saberhagen's Berserker's aiyan creature?

An aiyan features in the first Berserker story "Without a Thought" in 1963, fourteen years before the first Star Wars film. Both the aiyan and Chewbacca share characteristics of both apes ...
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90s movie with psychics and an imploding spaceship

I saw this movie in the 90s. I don't remember much, but here is what I do remember; The movie takes place on a spaceship, or set of spaceships. I am not sure if there is more than one. The main ...
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Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid (1975), Old bird movie

When I was really little I had a DVD with Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid (1975) version on it. There were also two other movies. One of them was about why some birds are grey and some ...
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Female version of “It's a wonderful life” [closed]

It was a female lead version of the James Stewart film "It's a wonderful life" Googling keeps bringing me to a late 1970s TV movie titled "It happened one Christmas" but that is ...
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A question about “The Magic Roundabout” cartoon

Near the beginning of the The Magic Roundabout 2005 cartoon, one of the protagonists, Zebedee, claims that there is a magical diamond hidden in the roundabout which the antagonist Zeebad could use to ...
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Movie with “Small Soldiers”-like (but scarier) toys possessed by alien/ghosts, evil toy drills a hole into another toy's head

The movie is about a house where thunder strikes and aliens/ghosts enter the toys, and there are good toys as well. One scene I remember from the movie is a bad alien drilling a hole into another toy/...
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Name of the ghost horror movie?

I remember a ghost horror movie more than 2 decades old where a church father and his apprentice come to a old house/castle and perform some ritual and the father tells the apprentice not to touch ...

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