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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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Cat playing with human eyeball

There's a movie or TV series episode where someone return home and there's a cat playing around with a human eyeball. The cat was black from what I recall and the eye was from a murdered person or so....
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70s or 80s film. Aliens impersonate humans

I'm trying to identify an alien movie from the 70's or 80's in which aliens impersonate humans. At the end theirfeet start to shrink and they start to melt all over, even their faces
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Thriller of man chasing a woman while time is frozen

Please help me to identify this movie, I think it was from the late 70's. I just remember a woman is commuting on the subway when suddenly the time is slowly freezing. When the time is completely ...
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Finblog from Sci-fi book and movie

What book and movie is the character Finblog from? They only say "Finblog", and all the other Finblogs know another Finblog's name but they don't say it around outsiders. In the book and movie there ...
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What is the connection between the “Ghost in the Shell” (not-)Aphex Twin YouTube and upcoming Feature Film?

Is this YouTube video titled Aphex Twin - Ghost In The Shell related to the upcoming feature film release Ghost in the Shell? They both involve cyborg police and hackers, so they are similar, but ...
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What were the abilities of Li Chi-Tak's Black Mask?

Aside from some references to the Jet Li film Black Mask based on the same character, in which he's simply a highly trained super soldier who can't feel pain, I can't find too much on the character in ...
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50s movie where humans escape alien planet

Aliens with antennae threaten humans when their ship breaks down on another planet so the humans try to escape. Some or one of the aliens help the humans escape.
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How did Ginny Weasley have time to petrify Justin? [duplicate]

In the Chamber of Secrets movie Ginny was studying in the study area, and Harry found Justin minutes later. How did Ginny have time to petrify Justin? Was another student possessed?
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Movie with a dark journey and a snake-like sea monster

I am looking for a movie from my childhood. I can't remember much, but I remember it was a dark journey. There were woods in the beginning, and sometime after that there is a canyon with a raging ...
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Why didn't Ravana's navy stop Rama when he was building the bridge over Indian Ocean?

In 1992 cartoon film Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama, Rama needed to transport his troops across Indian Ocean to attack Ravana. Unfortunately, he didn't have airforce or navy. So, he built a ...
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What would happen if the Grid computer was turned off? Would the programs and users die? [duplicate]

I'm wondering what would happen if Flynn's computer (or any computer running the Grid) was turned off? Would the programs and users simply die?
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Zombie/Infected movie ending with a lady and a child handing some kind of cure to someone in a “safe zone”

The only thing I can remember that stood out was the ending. A lady and another adult or large child arrives to a place that looks like a safe haven and hands someone what looks like a cure. I can’t ...
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Are Dementors able to kill souls in the afterlife?

In the movie The Deathly Hallows Part 2, when Harry was speaking with his parents' souls and other wizards' souls in the woods, if a Dementor had suddenly shown up there, could it have consumed one of ...
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What is the first instance of a pink armored military vehicle in a SciFi movie?

What is the first instance of a red or pink armored military vehicle in a SciFi-ish movie? Background of why I asked: In 2008, a famous Russian director released a movie "The Inhabited Island", ...
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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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Trying to remember a vintage sci fi movie I remember a scene from

All I can remember is at the end there are some people leaving this man on a planet in a cave with multiple cylinders of colored liquid boiling in his laboratory.
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Movie or tv series in 80s/90s which has a rooster wind vane set in a roof [duplicate]

When something is going to happen, it spins/rotate really fast. It's kind of a sci-fi/magic story. I don't remember much because I was maybe 7-10 years old when I watched it. It could be an Australian ...
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80s movie about a monster in the toilet trying to pull you in

My dad told me about a monster movie that he watched when he was young (1980s). He said the movie had this monster where it comes from the toilet. It's like this this hand comes out of the toilet and ...
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Late 90s/early 2000s anime movie where a research facility in a snowy place is attacked by Americans [duplicate]

This anime movie was released late 90s up until 2004. All I remember of the movie is that the scientists are at a research facility in a snowy and ice covered place, when a band of Americans shows up ...
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What are the TV/movie Discworld adaptations?

So... I've seen the Hogfather and Colour of Magic/Light Fantastic via YouTube... think they were pretty good, but the video/audio quality was poor. And I understand Going Postal is out there as well (...
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Why didn't military attack the spaceship in the end?

In the end of Super 8 movie, when the spaceship started to form over water tank which was pulling all metallic objects from vicinity, why didn't military blow that up? That could be a weapon (most ...
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Film, seen 30 years ago, where a ship is traveling in some last ditch effort to a planet, that turns out to be earth

This film might have been foreign, not sure. The spoken language was not english, and the version I saw was subtitled. It was a feature film — not an episode of a T.V. serial. Most of the film takes ...
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What happened to Voldemort in the end of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2”?

At the end of the movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2: Why did this happen? Note that I'm looking for answers consistent with the movies. Information from the books that explain what ...
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Why do the elves move like a North Korean parade in Jackson's movies?

I look at the elves in Jackson's movies and how they (almost) all look alike and move synchroneously, e.g., here or here... and my first association is a North Korean parade. Or a Nazi Reichsparteitag....
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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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What is the name of this movie? [closed]

I found a gif-animation and by any means can't identify the movie it was taken from:
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What movie is playing in this Android phone review?

At 3'37 in this phone review, a movie is playing. What is it?
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50s or 60s sci fi film about people on alien planet

I remember seeing parts of an old sci fi movie about a group of people on an alien planet. The aliens kind of look like bugs. One of the people in the group is a woman who is trapped by the aliens, ...
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Why did Superman & the world destroy high volume of costly natural resources?

In Superman IV: The Quest For Peace movie, Superman destroyed hundreds of nuclear weapons by throwing them into the sun, in the agreement with the nations of the world. Why was it necessary to get ...
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Is it possible to restore humanity in the world after Resident Evil Final Chapter? [closed]

In the Final Chapter, there are less then two thousand people remaining in the Earth. It seems to be a very small genetic database to produce healthy human beings (humans without hereditary diseases ...
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In Martian, why did the hab explode? [duplicate]

In The Martian, why did the hab explode, the night when Mark's crops died?
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SciFi Movie like The Hidden [closed]

Looking for SciFi Movie like The Hidden. This movie is more campy, not as intense. The alien takes on the form I believe, of it’s last subject to have come in contact with.
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50s sci fi Movie about the sun burning people up. I thought it was Missile To The Moon [closed]

Missile To The Moon isn’t it. Very similar but more than one person burns up and not just at the end
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Short cartoon movie - Princess(?) turns evil [closed]

I have been searching for the title of a short 80s or 90s cartoon movie about a teenage girl (a princess?) who turns bad. You can tell that she's bad because her clothes and makeup goes black. At the ...
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How many different releases exist for the film Aniara?

I know this film has slightly different content in the US compared to other releases, how many releases exist and what are the key differences? While researching a question about the ending I learned ...
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Can Gandalf be killed? How powerful is he?

I am not super into the LOTR franchise but, my friend was telling me that Gandalf is super over powered and they don't display it correctly in the movie. His exat words "Gandalf could fart and destroy ...
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Did Horace Slughorn work with Dumbledore at other times?

So, all Potterheads like me know that Slughorn worked during Harry’s sixth year, and some think he worked during James and Lily’s years, but is it possible that he worked with Dumbledore at other ...
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Horror robot film set in a post-apocalyptic landscape with a killer robot or war against robots

80s or early 90s film set in a post-apocalyptic landscape with a killer robot or war against robots. In the film a robot comes up behind a woman and squeezes her until blood pops out of her mouth and ...
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Why couldn't Gandalf kill multiple orcs at a time?

We see Gandalf fight and defeat the Balrog. He loses his own life in the process, but through this battle we learn that at the very least he is as at least as powerful, if not more powerful, than the ...
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Who are these characters from Order of the Phoenix?

Obviously, I'm not talking about Ron and Luna. I'm talking about those encircled ones. I see that they are Slytherin students - in the first picture is an unidentified Slytherin female and the 2nd is ...
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A movie where everyone in the line of presidential succession is killed in a terrorist attack and a mailman becomes POTUS [closed]

The title is pretty much self-describing. I have no idea who the actors are, and it might have been a comedy - I only vaguely remember it as the last time I saw it was 4 or 5 years ago. It came up in ...
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Movie or TV show with space battles found on YouTube [closed]

I just stumbled upon this video on YouTube: Unfortunately, there's no end credit or anything suggesting who made this awesome video. The video title and description ...
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Movie in which a boy found an alien and became its friend (not ET)

This movie has a boy that found an alien somewhere and then becomes friends with it, but then the alien gets attacked by military or something like that. The boy finds the alien in the woods then ...
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Order of watching Spider-Man movies

What is the order for watching the Spider-Man movies? I tried finding it online, but it included all the "failed projects" and animated TV shows. Could someone please make a list of the (live-action) ...
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How many times are the words “Harry” and/or “Harry Potter” spoken in the Harry Potter movies?

How many times do people actually say Harry's name in all 8 movies? I'll accept either "Harry" or "Harry Potter" since just "Potter" could count for Lily and James as well.
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Time travel movie: police officer/government agent observes the past through a wormhole to prevent a terrorist attack

I was talking with some friends about a movie that I saw maybe five years ago that starred Jim Caviezel, Val Kilmer and possibly Denzel Washington. It was about this guy that was a police officer or ...
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Live action Disney film about a highschool student creating an invisibility formula

This starred a young Kurt Russell​ as a high-school student, his entry in a science fair (I think) is a formula that in theory could turn someone invisible. The principal of the school dismisses it ...
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Why do the Harry Potter films contain scenes which aren't in the books? [closed]

I have read the Harry Potter books, and am still reading. I have also watched the movies. Whereas the first film is rather close to the book, except for a few very minor scenes, the second is less ...
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Are the LOTR + Hobbit movies racist? [closed]

As discussed in this question, there are a number of elements in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies that could be construed as racist against Muslim and non-Caucasian people, for example the fact ...
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Where did Doc Brown get plutonium from?

In the beginning of Back to the Future, Doc Brown apparently steals plutonium (from a government facility?) to power his time machine. How does he steal it? Plutonium is a highly sensitive material ...