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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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 ...
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Movie related to dreams and a spinning top

I remember seeing a movie in which the hero gets into multiple level of dreams, he even has a family in one dream. He can find whether he is in a dream or in reality​ only by spinning a top - if it ...
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Why didn't Sauron become a super nice guy after making the One Ring?

Sauron apparently imbued the One Ring with all of his evil. "But they were all of them deceived, for another ring was made: in the land of Mordor, in the fires of Mount Doom, the dark lord Sauron ...
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Why did the LOTR and Hobbit films use the “Wilhelm Scream” so much?

I was wondering if there was a reason the director (or people who choose sound effects) littered the LOTR and Hobbit films with so many "Wilhelm Screams"? It really ruined the movies for me, to a ...
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Are there unicorns in Harry Potter?

In which HP movie is something looking like an unicorn? Are they really unicorns, or does it have another name ?
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Disney movie where a professor discovers a new element called “Flubber”

I saw a movie 2 years ago. It was a Disney movie where a chemistry professor discovers a new element which he calls flubber. He uses it to design a flying car, an old Model T(?). The professor had ...