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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Tv movie about man living parallel life in dreams

This was something I saw on TV a long time ago, I'm pretty sure it would have been in the 1970s. I came in partway through so I don't know the whole plot, and I don't know if it was a movie or an ...
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Looking for a post apocalyptic movie from 70's about survivors in a nuclear bunker

I've been looking for a post apocalyptic nuclear war survival movie. I only remember a few bits and pieces, and hoping someone might be able to identify it. I believe it's set in Europe. Perhaps in ...
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80s/90s movie scene where tentacles grab and pull person through bath drain

There is a movie that I am trying to look for and the scene that I remember most was a scene where a teenage girl was taking a bath in a old bathtub without a showerhead and what looked like to be ...
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Movie about underground creatures that attack during eclipses

I saw this movie recently, on the Sci-Fi Channel in 2016. In the movie, scientists drilling in the ground release creatures that attack during every eclipse. One of the characters is a man who takes ...
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Movie: aliens in meteors, attack a guy on a baseball field

Meteors crash on Earth with aliens inside them. One alien waits in the trees near a baseball field. It attacks a guy that goes into the outfield to retrieve a ball. Later this guy is in his car ...
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Kids help family of aliens get to space

I have been going crazy looking for it. I know a group of kids help a family of aliens hiding out on a windfarm to get home to outer space. I remember one of the aliens being pregnant. The aliens ...
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Why is Cindy Lou on the top of the sleigh?

In the Jim Carrey version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, the Grinch has a change of heart, his heart grows, and now he doesn't want to destroy Christmas. The sleigh of stolen presents starts ...
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Deep space voyage with cryosleep and murder

I'm looking for a sci fi movie from the 80s or 90s. The crew headed out on a mission into deep space. When on Earth in the beginning they used a breathing apparatus and they went to a fast food ...
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Why do the Hawkmen have rocket cycles?

In the 1980 cult classic Flash Gordon, a race of winged Viking-like warriors called Hawkmen feature heavily in the story. Flash is stranded on their homeworld, which actually seems to be a single ...
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Film set on an escape pod from a sabotaged space station [duplicate]

I saw this movie when I was about 12 (20 years ago), and it's stuck with me for some reason. A group of survivors are onboard an escape pod after their space station exploded. Amongst them is a dwarf ...
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Any basis for the Solanum virus in classic zombie movies?

Max Brooks's The Zombie Survival Guide (2003) says that zombies are caused by the Solanum virus. Did Max Brooks completely make that up, or did any of the classic zombie movies (such as the Romero ...
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1940's movie about a house being fakely haunted, turns out to actually be inhabited by two ghosts

I remember seeing an old 1940's B&W movie when I was a kid about a house that was supposedly haunted. All I remember was that there was a group of people in the house and a lot of comically ...
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Movie featuring a man whose skin blows fire when he becomes angry

As a child I, watched a movie with my dad. It was a good one as I recall. It was about a man whose skin blows fire when he becomes angry. I think it was from the early 80s. It was a sci-fi action ...
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Why was 'She' set in the far north when the novel was in Africa?

H. Rider Haggard's She ["... who must be obeyed"], the novel, was set in the heart of Africa, but the 1930s film moved the setting to the Arctic. What purpose did that serve? What's wrong with Africa? ...
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Which (possibly French) sci-fi movie features a remote control that turns a basement door into a door to another world?

I'm looking for a French (I think) movie about a guy who found a remote control which changes a normal door in a basement to door between different worlds. It is from '80 or '70 not sure. Does someone ...
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80/90's movie – community living a bunker, separated by families, youth pair escapes

There was a movie in 80's or 90's in TV that I'm trying to identify. The key points were: people are living in a kind of bunker, separated by families, supplies are delivered from outside pair of ...
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Is Agent Alpha from the MiB cartoon canon?

Agent Alpha, a human genius who worked for MiB, went rogue and started grafting Alien DNA and body parts to himself, was one of the biggest series threats in the cartoon. However, there was no mention ...
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Help identify: astronomer grandfather is trapped on a distant planet as a mine slave?

Through a telescope, the grandson sees his grandfather trapped in a distant planet, working in mines as a slave under the whip of bug like creatures. I saw it in the 70s when I was maybe 9 years old, ...
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Identify this anime - Anime about robot/mecha piloted by 2 people

It was either late 90's or early 2000's. The robot was piloted by a man and a woman. The woman was probably the daughter of the boss. The boss would sometimes additional gear from their HQ to the ...
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Why are two characters in Hollow City switched?

In Hollow City, Emma makes fire appear, and Olive floats. This is the reverse of the original. In the original, both book and movie, Emma was the floater, and Olive controlled fire.
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A horse that turns into a unicorn with a girl who meets a leprechaun thing

When I was younger, I saw a movie about a girl who moved into this new house or with a relative, I believe it was with her uncle. She is bullied by her cousin. The girl takes the cousin's horse for a ...
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70s 8ft tall foil ball made-for-TV Scifi Space movie

I've been looking for a Scifi movie from the I think the 70s I saw as a kid. It had astronauts on the surface of a fairly barren moon looking like planet. On the planet near where they land is an ...
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Terrifying story about 2 friends who spend a night in a deserted mansion, where one of them is killed with an ax by a supernatural being

Upon having their car stuck in the swamp, the boys walk and find an old deserted mansion. As the hour is late, they make a bed by the fireplace and fall asleep. One of the boys is awakened by a ...
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Circa 60's or 70's film about a woman who steals a dead womans ring and the dead woman rises and comes floating after her

I have been searching for this film for decades. I believe it is late 60's early 70's. As a woman lies dead, another woman, possibly an attendant or relative, steals a ring from her finger. ...
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Adventure movie about a boy collecting magic coins

I don't know the year, but the main character was a boy who was collecting magic coins (at least, I think it was coins). The last item was in his eye. It may be like 5-6 coins that he must find. I ...
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Movie with a character named Swordfish and a “Star Wars cantina”-type scene

There is a movie with a "Star Wars cantina" type scene, and all I can remember is that there was a character named Swordfish. No, it's not the movie "Swordfish." It's got to be from the 80's or ...
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How does Leland know so much in Pandorum?

In the 2009 sci-fi movie Pandorum the protagonists group encounters a character named Leland who has been awake on the ship for much longer than they have been. He relates much of the background story ...
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Why didn't the KSI design Galvatron from Sentinel Prime?

In the fourth Transformers movie, the Age of Extinction, it was shown that the KSI tried to create galvatron with designs from Optimus Prime. They did not have any specimen of the great Autobot leader ...
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Sci-fi film: peace ritual interrupted by a spaceship

There was a temple, or more likely a monastery of peace on a planet, and the ones who lived there where going to perform some kind of peace ritual - but they didn't manage to finish, because they ...
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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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Dumbledore's elder wand

In the movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, When was the wand actually put into the grave? Did someone later reopen the grave?!
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Resident evil Equipment

In the Resident Evil game "Resident Evil 6" and the movie "Resident Evil Damnation", Chris and Leon have two vials on their chest rigs. What's in them?
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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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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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Name of a Mecha (horror?) anime movie. I know it is older and my parents had gotten it for me on dvd from best buy maybe 10-14 years ago

I have been recently trying to remember the name of an anime movie that I have hazy memories about. I think I remember it being mecha where humans in what I think is a military unit are fighting these ...
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Science fiction movies about alien creature

I remember watching this movie in the 90s, so maybe it was made in 80s. There was a creature or alien that travel inside the spaceship. And it kills men in the ship by sucking them through the ...
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TV film about aliens with clear brain cases and a single eye stalk brainwashing people

The film was show on TV prior to the 1980s. The antagonists were aliens which had a clear brain case and a single eye stalk (similar to the Dr Who character; The Brain of Morbius) They brain wash ...
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How many times has the in-production Robotech live action movie changed director already?

A Robotech live action movie was first announced in 2007. Since then, they changed company, and a different director was announced more than once. Yesterday, I saw the new of an Argentine "Andrés ...
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Movie whose ending reveals alien-looking creatures were really humans in suits

A probe (which might have looked like a stuffed animal or other toy) was sent to recruit a child or children because human DNA was needed for another colony of humans on another planet? Of course ...
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Pre-2005 CGI movie: set in space or sky, attack by mechanical bugs, the ending is a space funeral

I remember watching a movie/CGI animated film, years ago but sadly I do not remember the name. All I remember is, that it is set in space/sky (can't say for sure which one, all I can remember is ...
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I am looking for the name of a TV movie that aired in the early 80's, with a “Ship that Sang”, theme

In the movie a man is killed and his brain was connected to a large spacecraft. His memory was wiped. His wife is searching for him, and toward the end he remembers who he is and what happened to him ...
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Name this early 80's sci fi/alien movie?

I don't remember much about this movie but it's stuck in my mind and I would like to know what it is. I saw it on HBO in the early 80's, probably somewhere between 81 and 83. There is what I think ...
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What spell was Gandalf summoning in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies?

In the movie the Hobbit Battle of Five Armies, during Gandalf captivity in Dol Guldur (inside the cage), he and Radagast were whispering a spell, what kind of spell is that and what does it do?
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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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I'm trying to find an alien romance movie

This is a movie that I watched a long time ago as a kid. I remember there being an alien prince who crashed landed on Earth with his faithful servant. They were being protected by a human girl and her ...
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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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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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Anime where a woman knocked into a window leaves Japanese characters with her blood

There was a scene where a random woman was knocked onto a window, and as she slid down, she wrote Japanese symbols with her blood. There were also scenes where a guy said phrases that allowed him to ...
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Film: Aliens destroyed civilisation on Earth, captured some tribal people to train as pilots(?), resistance ensued [duplicate]

I remember aliens watching the tribe to know what humans eat. Hunters captured a rat, so after capture of the tribe, aliens gave them rats as food. Some of humans were chosen to be implanted ...
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A man notices that has wife has tentacles coming out of her body that lead down to the sea

All I remember is that there's a scene where a man's wife(?) walks into the room and then he notices that she has tentacles coming out of her that lead all throughout the house(?) to the sea(?) It ...

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