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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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Film where a man's head gets squashed

I'm trying to remember a film in which a black man's head is squashed by a man with some sort of super powers, the man puts his thumbs on the black man's forhead and pushes until his head is distorted,...
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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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Identify a movie with a tribe of children, with one on a quest

I am trying to find the title of a film I watched in high school. The premise was a tribe(?) of people, and each person's entire life span was either 7 or 14 days (I cannot recall which). Each child ...
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120K military personnel - The Island

In The Island they state at various stages: Agnates - 'spare parts for people' are sold to the general public at the rate of $1,000,000 (1 million) per unit. The military has funded the research to ...
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What were the things in Prisoner of Azkaban movie that foreshadowed HP6/HP7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What was JK Rowling referring to during the Prisoner of Azkaban DVD commentary? UPDATE: Seems to be a duplicate of " What was JK Rowling referring to during the Prisoner of ...
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How did Superman reverse the destruction of the Great Wall of China?

Everyone knows that Superman doesn't have magical abilities. He can't simply construct something just by thinking about it. In the movie Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Nuclear Man destroyed the ...
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Scary film where a woman has vaginal teeth

I started watching this film late at night a few years ago. UK. I suddenly leaped up and grabbed the remote and switched it off. This woman was setting off to have sex with a bloke and the viewpoint ...
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What did Harry tell the snake at the Duelling Club in the movie?

In the second movie, Harry Potter is seen communicating with the snake that Draco Malfoy conjured with the spell "Serpensortia!" in the duelling club. He communicates with the snake in Parseltongue, ...
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Movie about a game show where the prize is a new life [duplicate]

Some years ago I watched a movie I can't remember the title of. The action is kind of blurry as well, but I seem to remember some kind of 'game show' where the contestant got a 'new life'. The main ...
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Why doesn't Judge Anderson wear a helmet in Dredd

She states that she can't wear a helmet because it interferes with he mind reading yet she can read the mind of a Dredd and also the cop who tries to kill her just as easy as someone without a helmet. ...
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Earliest TV show/movie to have an actor portray a comic book character with dissimilar ethnicity?

With the new Fantastic Four (yet another Hollywood reboot) coming out soon, it's great to see that the actor Michael Jordan (nah... not that one) playing the Human Torch isn't another white actor ...
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Why does Saruman explain the origin of the Orcs to the Uruk-hai chief?

In the Fellowship movie, Saruman gives a long speech to the (newly created) Uruk-hai chief about how the Orcs first came into being and then proceeds to ask him about his loyalty. Why does he do this?
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Why did Nero wait for over decade after arriving in 23rd century? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In Star Trek (2009), what did the Romulans do for 25 years while waiting? When Nero arrived in 23rd century, Kirk wasn't even born. But, at the time of destruction of Vulcan ...
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Why could Snape be heard in Grimmauld Place?

In the early part of Order of the Phoenix the Order is having a meeting, talking about Harry. We can hear Snape but when everyone else comes down to eat Snape is the only one who isn't there. So why ...
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Is there a official release date for the Last Airbender 2 [closed]

I have found many websites, (like https://moviepilot.com/hashtags/AvatarTheLastAirbender) about there being a sequel to the fantasy film Last Airbender, but I can't find any release date. Can someone ...
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Film about the sun reproducing

I saw a film when I was very young. There were a group of people who wake up at the start of the film, one of them woke from a drug induced coma of some kind. Everyone in the world seems dead apart ...
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Desperately looking for a particular anime

About 30 years or so ago, I remember watching a Japanese cartoon on tv....I can't remember what it was called...but I remember it used scenes directly taken from the first "Star Wars" movie...I ...
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Group of people on a boat being killed off by a slimy thing

I saw a movie on TV many many moons ago, where a group of people were on a boat, in very calm water (a lagoon) and were being killed off, one at a time. The perpetrator was some slimy thing from below ...
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In Total Recall 2012, how could they build that rail system with so few people left on Earth?

Let's assume between the two regions there are 250,000,000 people between the two sites with a smattering of robotic help, (robots were used primarily for security/police services). The tube could not ...
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How did John Carter start speaking in the Martian tongue?

In John Carter, Carter is abducted by the Tharks and is made to stay with the hatchlings. He drinks something (water? milk?) and then gets dizzy and starts understanding what the Martians are saying. ...
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80s (could be early 90s) post-apocalyptic road warrior like movie

The movie started in a desert, with a man in agony who's missing his legs (probably ripped by stretching with bikes or cars). A man (the protagonist) comes along and gives him water. They have a ...
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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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TV series/movie with a guy that can create electricity between his hands [duplicate]

Like the title says I'm trying to find a series or movie that involved a team of people from which I can only remember this one guy always doing some hand motions and getting electricity to spark ...
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Science fiction movie about a guy with superpowers and two pistols

Not sure if the guy is black or white, but it’s science fiction and the guy has some sort of super powers. He uses 2 pistols to kill enemies. The pistols are his super powers. He will be in the woods ...
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A movie with a guy who is beamed into a ray of light in his garden

This is a science-fiction movie trailer I saw for 2 minutes and freaked me out when I was young. Alas, for my own sake most likely and unconsciously, I forgot the name of that movie. There is this ...
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Why did Lindsay drown in the submersible?

Bud searches around for a wrench to try to stop the leak, but you can see behind him, where Lindsay was piloting the submersible, that the cockpit has a hatch that is on a hinge … presumably with a ...
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After the past is altered in Source Code movie what would happen if Sean Fentress possessed by Colter Stevens Dies?

Colter Stevens takes over the body of Sean Fentress for every 8 minutes. Every time Sean Fentress (possessed by Colter Stevens) dies, he wakes up in the program, but he is able to change the past by ...
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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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Did Harry not collect all of Snape's tear in DH 2?

In Snape's death scene, Snape gives Harry his memories in the form of a tear. Now in the scene right when Harry turns back around from grabbing Hermonine's flask and puts it up to Snape's tear, ...
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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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Movie about a drilling on Earth thats ends wrong causing a part of earth flying away?

This movie is an oldie, I will say late 70 early 80's. Its in reference a drilling on the planet that ends by cutting a piece of the earth core and becoming another satellite. After the failure of ...
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Are the Agents sentinels or just software programs?

In the first film, Agent Smith could give the sentinels orders. Is there more to this connection or not?
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What 90s softcore sci-fi movie had two aliens crash-land on earth?

Can anyone help identify a film that would come on at night in the 90s? Two aliens (a guy and a girl) had become stranded/crashed/landed on earth and the movie is about them learning sexuality. The ...
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Spaceship returning to earth after generations [closed]

I'm looking for the title of a short movie where a spaceship with humans onboard is returning to earth after many generations. The humans that were left behind on earth have created a utopian society ...
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Why do the dwarven hoards of Erebor contain elven heirlooms?

In the film The Hobbit, after the dragon Smaug is dead, Thranduil comes with some elves to Erebor and wants his heirlooms, the white gems of Lasgalen, back. Why do the dwarves have these in the ...
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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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60s or 70s movie with a submarine that flies

There was a large submarine which, through most of the film, was a super advanced sub with a large crew. At the end of the film the submarine deployed an untested feature which enabled it to rise out ...
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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 a guy is caught in an explosion and turned into a cyborg/robot

I watched this movie in the 80's. All I remember is a guy was caught in an explosion of some sort. He was wearing goggles so his eyes were salvaged. He was made into a cyborg or robot, I believe. It ...
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In the Lord of the Rings movies, why didn't Aragorn just reforge Narsil at the beginning?

In the books, Aragorn reforges the sword Narsil in Rivendell. He named the remade sword "Anduril". He carries the sword throughout the Quest of the Ring, even in battles such as in Amon Hen, Helm's ...
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What are the motives of the aliens in the movie “Extraterrestrial”?

Watching the movie Extraterrestrial leaves me with mixed feelings. It is visually and atmospheric appealing, with a bitter sweet cynical ending. I would not say it is not worth watching. But what me ...
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Title of space travel movie with undersea diving

I have a dim memory of seeing a movie on a TV channel in the USA in or before 1968. My impression is that it was a space travel movie, but I also remember the characters using aqua lung equipment for ...
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Sci-fi anime about guy who finds dying alien and gets transformation power through somersault

I seem to remember that he helps a crashed/dying bluish skinned alien and in return gets the power to transform/get armour when doing a somersault. I think the crashed UFO looked kind of like a flying ...
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Looking for an old Japanese UFO film

I am looking for an old Japanese UFO film in which a little girl named KAYO comes to Earth in a UFO which looked like a golden egg. Then a family takes her to their home and she grows up with them. ...
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Looking for movie - Underground laser tank

I'm trying to remember a movie I saw many years ago. I think the movie was made in the late 60's or early 70's. One of the main gadgets was a kind of tank that burrowed underground with a laser ...
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Looking for a Chewing Gum Monster

I'm looking for something that scared the living daylights out of me as a child. It was probably either a tv movie or an episode of show that ran in the early-to-mid nineties in the US. It involved ...
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Why were there no communications with Aniara?

Generally the attempts at hard science fiction in this film were very impressive, as were the sociological aspects. I honestly found it difficult to find plot holes. The realistic treatment of time ...
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Brief movie scene with a man being drilled in the head [closed]

I saw a brief movie clip (in color) of a man bound to a chair or table (vague recollection) being slowly drilled in the head by a fairly large bore drill bit. I do know that I saw this in the early 80’...
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What French movie featured a character repeatedly sent back to a fantasy land?

I watched a French movie that must have been made within the last 5 years. The main character was frequently pulled back and forth between the present time, to a medieval land. The main character ...
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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.