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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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Black and white TV show or movie with human sized bird creatures killing people at night

I remember people trying to run from one house/cabin to another and being killed off by these man sized bird creatures, I think they had large beaks. this was taking place at night in an outdoor ...
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What was the vampire movie where the protagonist gets cow's blood?

The guy got a big wound in his stomach and his friend tells him "shit shit" comes from your stomach, but after that they repaired it and made the guy drink cow's blood and he returned to normal. I ...
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Who rescues Davidge in 'Enemy Mine'?

In the Dennis Quaid adaptation of Enemy Mine, who rescues Davidge from Fyrine IV? Are the rescuers aware of the scavenger ship? Why do three other pilots (I don't recall if they were the same ones in ...
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How did Alice get boots in the hospital?

When Alice escapes the hospital she's barefoot. Then when she gets to the roof she suddenly has boots on. How did she get boots on when the whole time we saw her escaping the hospital she was ...
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Alien criminals on holiday on earth

Film where alien criminals escape to earth and "occupy" human bodies and thus enjoy excessive violence and excessive drinking. The aliens can rapidly jump into another body to escape capture. The ...
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What are the limits of Wolverine's immortality? [duplicate]

We all recognize the regenerative capacities of the countless characters from Marvel and DC, and Wolverine is one the first that comes in my mind when speaking of immortality (or "unkillability"?), ...
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What was the name of song which was sung by the choir in “Goblet of Fire”?

What was the song the choir sung in Goblet of Fire, right before the intros for the other schools started? And who is the artist? It's very distinct and totally has different words to it, compared to '...
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Sci-fi movie about auras and spirituality from the 80's or maybe 70's

Several years back I caught what I believe to be the end of a sci-fi movie on tv. It really captivated me but I was running late and had to go before I could figure out the name. The movie seemed to ...
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Why was blowing up most of the bridges advantageous in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (movie)?

As I understand it, the initial setting of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (movie) is this: London has a giant wall around it, is safe from the zombies. The Royal Canal is a moat at some distance ...
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An Old 80's or early 90's Movie involving a Magic Coin

I am looking for any information about an old 80's - early 90's movie involving 2 guys who find a magic coin and make wishes from it. The only parts I can recall is I think one of the guys wishes for ...
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Warring aliens transfer mind to transformer like robots in 80s/90s animated movie?

I have a doozy for you. This was a late 80s/early 90s animated movie. I think it might have been a Japanese anime. I remember it featuring two alien factions at war that eventually uploaded their ...
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What movie has earth’s atmosphere depleted, and spaceships that look like winged bubbles?

I’m looking for a movie that involves a depleted earth's atmosphere. In the beginning of the movie, there is a space battle in orbit with odd-looking spaceships that look like bubbles with wings. The ...
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Why the popular refrence to zombies eating brains, when it's very rare to see zombies eating brains? [closed]

I was thinking, you see references to zombies eating brains constantly. Yet even in the movies/games in which they mention zombies eating brains, zombies are much more likely to eat other body parts, ...
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What are the roles of Brennan and Spiletto during Damien's birth?

I recently watched The Omen (both the 1976 original and the 2006 remake), and I wonder why the hell (pun intended) father Brennan and father Spiletto were involved with the birth of Damien (The ...
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In 'I Kill Giants' what did Sophia see?

On the face of it, I Kill Giants is a fairly straightforward 'allegorical tale' about a young girl retreating into a world of fantasy in order to cope with a distressing family emergency. She's ...
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Fantasy movie where princess puts soot on her face, leaves castle and has adventures

Looking for a movie possibly using modelling clay or puppets to animate the characters. A young princess is told to put soot on her face, leaves her castle and has adventures among common people. The ...
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Anime series or movie where boy gets the horns of the devil

I already asked this but I didn't register so here we go again. I can’t remember much, as I saw it when I was younger (around 2006). But this boy acquires "the devil's horns" and it gives him powers. ...
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Anime movie, police special unit, fights demons with huge guns that cast/fire spells

I've seen this once about 10 years ago and been searching for it since. I could draw the look of it but can't remember the name or find it on Google. This is a Japanese anime movie, not series, ...
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What happened to Tauriel after the events of the Battle Of the Five Armies? [duplicate]

I know this is probably a difficult question to answer, since as far as I know Tauriel is a character that was created just for the movies, but if anyone has any quotes from the director or cast or ...
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Cyborg movie from the 80s where the protagonist dies in a plane crash and is made into a cyborg

I am looking for an older cyborg movie. In the beginning the protagonist dies in a plane crash, and later is made into a cyborg. Can't remember most of the movie, but at the end his maker turns ...
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Movie about an alien (or parasite) that comes out a man's mouth and enters a woman's mouth

I am looking for a live action movie I watched somewhere between 1980 to 2000. The movie had a scene where a man's tongue transformed into snake or maybe a slug (I cant remember it precisely). Then ...
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Movie about a tattooed guy who kidnaps people [closed]

Saw it years ago but what I can remember there was a heavily tattooed guy who would invite people to a house party then cage them up and give them assorted piercings..then some people in the town hung ...
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What is the plot of Jackson Curtis' “Farewell Atlantis”?

In 2012, Jackson Curtis is the author of Farewell Atlantis, a book which Adrian Hemsley has read up to around day 300 when the shuttle (Atlantis) lost communication with earth. What is the plot of ...
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Movie with a large mountain that hid a train depot [closed]

I saw a movie on TV in 1992 or 1993 that prominently featured a train depot that was hidden inside of a mountain. I believe the depot was the main hideout of the 'good guys' in the film. The depot ...
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How wide is the beam of the death star's main weapon?

At the point of impact on the surface of a planet (or capital ship in the case of death star 2) how wide is the laser(?) beam of the death stars' main weapons? From what I can see on-screen, there is ...
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Movie where a girl helps an injured bird and receives gifts from it

I don’t remember details but I remember that a bird was injured and a girl (I think that she was poor) saved the bird and in exchange the bird gave her a lot of things. It was not a normal bird. The ...
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Is there an in-universe scientific explanation for the Engineers having white skin?

In Prometheus, the Engineers have very pale white skin. Is it explained why? Has an in-universe scientific explanation been given?
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80's Animation Sci-Fi Movie - Woman and man on a planet attacked by large colorful bees

First of all, the movie is not Nausicäa or Time Masters (1982). Although it is kinda similar. What I remember (memory is 17 years old): I saw this movie on Free-TV or VHS in maybe 2002. The ...
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Old animated movie, where ocean fishes are trying to survive the falling crates with poison [closed]

Old, animated movie, where fish in the ocean fight versus poison crates dropped by "evil men." One scene I remember is where two fishes eat the poison, and then they shrivel and die. The story ...
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Movie with giant robotic spiders that eat people by firing red lasers at them

I'm watching a film about an alien invasion, but I don't know the title. There are alien robots that resemble long-legged spiders, and they eat people by firing a red laser at them. I remember that ...
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What is the early 80's sci-fi/horror movie with floating glowing balls, but is NOT Strange Invaders?

Does anyone know the early 80's sci-fi or horror movie about floating glowing alien balls? I remember a scene where an adult was lying down (in some sort of bed or pod) suddenly shrivels up, it's a ...
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2D animated show/movie with a group of people travelling back in time, held captive by a tribe; one of them is a redhead girl

I watched this animated show/movie back when I was kid, it was a 2D animated movie that had a group of people who somehow time traveled back in time (accidentally, I think) and the characters were in ...
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Looking for cyborg movie

This movie must have been from the 70s or 80s. I don't remember the plot, just some images. I believe there are several cyborgs in a room waiting to go do something. Most of the movie might take place ...
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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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Old school stranded on an island movie [closed]

I'm trying to remember an old movie I remember watching with my parents. A group of people are stranded on an island somehow they end up making shelter and start exploring. They end up finding booby ...
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Help identify movie with a green lion saving a girl?

One time I randomly clicked a movie and it was obviously a sci-fi/fantasy movie with the best music. It could be late 1970s, but I'm sure it's 1980 and the main thing I can remember is a green lion ...
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Looking for a fantasy anime series or movie

I am trying to find a Chinese or Japanese anime that I watched a long time ago. The boy's parents die in their house during a fire but the kid is saved. I think he tries to find the person that set ...
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Unknown film from my childhood: “red mine” with post-apocalyptic futuristic vibe

When I was about 3 years old I remember watching a very strange film. There was this peculiar "red mine" (as I call it), with a kind of post-apocalyptic futuristic vibe. I also remember that in this "...
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Bad vampire movie about people trying to escape to a vampire-free “new earth”

I am looking for a title to a VHS vampire movie from the 80s or early 90s in the US that is set in a world overrun by vampires. There is a small group of survivors that just so happen to have a ...
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Identify this movie about ghouls in a desert and a car stonehenge

I watched this movie around 2006, on Foxtel(movie channel) in Australia. It was set in a desert town where something scary was going on. I remember one or two characters descending into a manhole or ...
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Zombie movie wherein a man discovers an unfamiliar word

A friend told me about this a while back. The movie was supposedly named The Young Tree or something similar. A guy is reading a children's book in a library and comes across an unfamiliar word. He ...
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Sci-fi or maybe fantasy movie

I am searching for the name of a movie that involved a family that had an inherited trait that caused things to die when they got close. The boy ends up at a boarding school and causes another boy to ...
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Last man on earth because he died the moment something happened? [duplicate]

I remember watching a Movie years ago but can’t remember the name. The general premise was that a scientist (I think) finds he is the only man left alive. There are no other signs of any other ...
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Animated sci-fi movie with a white girl with red hair who had a metal armor and sword [closed]

The lead is a white girl with red hair. She had a metal armor and sword. One scene I can remember was in like a garbage disposal place, but in space. It had robots, normal looking like robots. There ...
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Ender's Game movie Battle School dimensions and floor plan?

Do a floorplan, dimensions, rotation rates, max population, docking specs etc. exist for the Battle School space station in the 2013 movie version of Ender's Game? I've found a few deductions based ...
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Looking for scifi movie from the 90s/early 00s based on book [duplicate]

I am trying to remember a movie I saw a long time ago, which I think was based on a book but impossible to find the title again on google. A few elements I remember: First I saw the movie on TV so ...
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Was it just George that Jodie didn't like?

In the 2005 film version of The Amityville Horror, there is the following dialogue.: It's okay, Mommy. Jodie won't hurt you. She thinks you're a good mommy. But the man who lives here...she says he'...
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Scene where character kisses another character in order to trick him and steal from him

I have a vague memory of a scene and I want to know what it's from. I can't say if this is from a book/movie/show, or even if it belongs in this stack exchange category, but let me explain it as well ...
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B movie, amulet or necklace, maybe produced by SyFy, late 90's early 2000's, monster

Ok, here goes I'll try to be as specific as possible. Made in late 90's early 2000's. The movie centered around an amulet (or necklace) found outside USA and brought to old half abandoned prison, ...
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Identify a TV show with woman who grows hair and attacks man on beach

I very vaguely remember part of a TV show around 1980-1982. In it a lady had some medical treatment, then went on the beach. She promptly grew a huge amount of hair all over her body so she looked ...