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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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Movie like underworld, +10 years ago, man with HUGE retractable blade

I am trying to find the name of a movie like Underworld, watched over 10 years ago, with a man with HUGE retractable blade. The man seems old, east european / slav, and he started to cut a car with a ...
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An old cartoon from the 2000s or more that features a group of teens searching for a green stone that can teleport them

It was on a now deleted channel with the number 7, I believe, in the logo. The title was something like "The Green Stone" or the "Blue Stone". In any case the stone was green but ...
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Film (maybe a parody) involving cyclops aliens and eating a cookie

Help me find the name of this movie. It looked like a very old movie, it was a parody maybe. There's a guy with a mustache. He’s in space I think, and there’s cyclops aliens. There’s a female and ...
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Looking for a movie or made for tv film or miniseries that I saw in the 80s. Featuring VR and the decline of humanity

All I remember of the plot is this: Humanity is addicted to these VR machines. We all live our lives in VR and never meet IRL. As a result no one is having sex or kids anymore, population is dying. ...
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Animated movie with young girl and spirit world

I'm trying to remember the name of an animated anime-type movie from around 2020. There's a young female lead character who's is like the elder in charge's daughter, but always getting into trouble. ...
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Short Film. Seems to be religous cult committting mass suicide. Then we discover they killed themselves because a disaster is about to kill everyone

It was about 30 minutes long. I watched it in 2023 or 2024. It was recently made and had high production values.It is set in modern day rural America. Several families gather in a large house ...
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Hybrid 2d animation/live action film about a kid who goes to Mars and his sister has to rescue him

This was a 1980s or 1990s 2d/live-action hybrid film about 2d kid go to mars on a van get captured by aliens and his sister had to go save her brother on mars via printer and free her brother from ...
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What is the name of a horror movie about small insects that destroyed humanity? [duplicate]

I saw a movie as a child sometime in 1985-1995. Special features: Insects could gather in a bunch, put on clothes and pretend to be human. Memorable scene: The survivors are hiding in the last ...
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Fantasy episode with mermaid or other creature, strangling with her prehensile hair

I am looking for English/American movie or an episode from TV series, in which someone told a legend about a beautiful naked woman strangling on the beach/island with her hair. She was naked ...
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TV show or movie in which a man is hiding from an alien and using the reflection on his knife to watch it

I remember watching a TV show or Movie back in the mid 2000s. The part I can remember is a man hiding behind some rocks and watching an alien in the reflection om his knife. Then some glowing bugs ...
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Old sci-fi episode/movie: man on a spaceship replaced his dead wife and kids with robot replicas

A man is in a spaceship with only his family (wife and kids) on another planet. I believe it was for some sort of mission, or maybe Earth was dying and they were trying to recolonize or something. One ...
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Horror movie that starts with with two sisters fighting over a doll

I remember an opening scene with two sisters fighting over a doll. One sister is holding the legs and the leg pops off; the doll has marker sunglasses. Years later, one sister gets into an accident ...
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Black & White Movie that ends with zombie on floor starving

My husband, who is French (mentioning in case it's a European film) remembers a film that he says was a zombie movie in black and white and the ending was basically a zombie starving on the floor of a ...
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70s–80s sci-fi space movie; human character is floating through a black hole; an alien face appears, spits in his face and tells some sort of bad joke

I'm looking for a 1970s or 1980s sci-fi space movie. If memory serves me correctly, this was a comedy/scifi of sorts. I saw it on HBO once, back in the early 1980s. The scene I remember is that the ...
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Fantasy animated movie - a witch inside a bucket, brave bears, strange magic

My friend is looking for a 2D animated movie about a villain inside a water bucket carried by a dog or a wolf that he watched around 2013-2015. He doesn't have much memory of it but he watched it on ...
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Old SF movie with bald people, a radiation and mysterious cave

I am looking for SF movie (it is movie between 50s and 70's). My friend remembers only scene, in which immortal people are after radiation. They are probably gray or silver color, they are bald ...
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Help identifying film where kids make friends with the ghost of a child who drowned in a weir

I’m trying to find out the title of a 1970s film or may have been series, about some kids who make friends with a boy who turns out to be the ghost. The boy drowned in a weir whilst being chased by ...
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Post-apocalyptic movie from the 1980's; mutants live in a wasteland and are assigned color-codes that dictate who they can mate with [duplicate]

I saw a movie on TV, probably in the early 1980's about a post-apocalyptic society whose members explored the wastelands in some sort of high-tech RV/battlewagon and had occasional run-ins with ...
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Pre-80s sci-fi movie/tv show where children stare into mind-control like devices that they hold

Had a conversation with my relative about a movie/TV show they saw in the late 70s/early 80s. It could potentially be a movie from an earlier period. They say: "I was young, I think it was the ...
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Asian horror film about a haunted doll associated with a section of forest that is being demolished to make homes

I think I watched this about 3-4 years ago, but it was definitely after 2010, I think on a streaming service. I remember it as that my wife wanted to watch a specific recent horror film, maybe The Boy,...
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Title of a Romantic UFO movie ending in Paris?

Can anyone help me with the title of a movie? Probably from early 00s and maybe shown on Amazon Prime. As best as I can recall, the storyline centres on a young scientist(male) working on a project (...
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Old movie where a guy goes underground into an alien city

There’s this movie I’ve been trying to find for over a decade. All I remember is him and this girl go underground, and there’s this wall that they stick their hand through and on the other side is a ...
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Sci-fi movie from the early 2000s with giant spiders, in which a lady goes into the jungle or forest looking for her lost partner or lost soldiers

I have spent years trying to figure what movie I watched when I was a child. The only memorable scene was where a lady goes into the jungle or forest looking for her lost partner or lost soldiers. She ...
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Old animated film about an evil villain swapping traits between animals using a weird machines with 2 crystal capsules

I saw this movie many years ago, all I can remember is that it was an animated movie featuring anthropomorphic animals, they were in some sort of journey to an island while riding on a boat and ...
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Old sci-fi film (possibly 1980’s) about a woman trapped in the nose of a spaceship being burned alive by solar radiation

Please help me to find an old live-action colour sci-fi film I watched on VHS in the 1990s. It was about a black woman (played by not a particularly attractive actress) trapped in the nose of a ...
Claire Cronin's user avatar
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What do the inhabitants of Mongo name themselves?

I am curious if there is a demonym for the people who reside on the fictional planet Mongo. Flash Gordon Wiki only refers to them as "The people of Mongo", and I don't think we can call them ...
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Medieval fantasy movie where a sorceress disguises herself as the queen to have a child by the king

This was a 1980s(?) medieval fantasy movie where there is a sorceress who puts a spell on a king so he thinks he is having sex with his love but it is actually her? She has a child in secret who she ...
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Dead girl's ghost can be heard by friend when on running track (movie)

Basically there was this girl who was hit by a car recently and killed. She "wakes up" unable to talk to anyone and she tries to talking to her friend but they cant hear her. Then her friend ...
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Computer Embezzlement Movie [closed]

I'm trying to find a movie that is pretty old - from when computers used punch cards. The plot is that a rich man (wealthy industrialist?) is trying to start a coup in a country (I think the USA), and ...
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Movie about a guy who has a camera and can control time

I think this is a movie from around 2005-2010. I can only remember few scenes from the movie and I'm not even sure if they are in the same movie. From what I recall, the protagonist is 30+ year old ...
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Cartoon about a door leading to a world full of magic

A girl who accidentally sees a girl/boy enter the door and then vanish. Then the next day she found out that door is magic, because she tried to open the door and the next thing that happened is she's ...
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Late 90s-2000s scary movie that had a trailer with toes curling under a door

I am trying to remember a movie from the late 90s or 2000s that had a trailer that involved toes sticking out from under a closet or bedroom door. The toes curled up. My family remembers this scene as ...
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What movie is the crew of Discovery implied to be watching at the end of Somewhere to Belong?

A recent Star Trek: Discovery novel, Somewhere to Belong by Dayton Ward, has this passage towards the end: ...I now know that years before humanity made first contact with a nonterrestrial species, ...
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Old movie similar to Clash of Titans (1981) but with Romans

Looking for this old movie with stop-motion effects. I have seen it TV in early 2000's in Czech dub, original language probably being English. I remember only isolated scenes from the movie, but now ...
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Kid or young adult live action TV show. Giant Robots?

Boy finds some device that puts him in a giant robot suit and can see other similar Robots. Humans cannot see them. Was possibly 90s I could be wrong. We could see like a weird coloured outline of ...
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What is this movie (probably about prison in space)?

Does anyone recognize the movie or the actor? I only have a short snippet and from what I can make of the lines, it is about a prison, probably in space or on a spaceship. I guess it is some action ...
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Movie where three college friends build a device that sends microwave signals to space to take pictures

Three college friends build a device from computer parts at school. They create a device that sends microwave signals to space to take pictures. The three guys are excited and kept going further and ...
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3D cgi movie similar to Gundam

There was a movie I watched with my brother around 2010, but I'm not sure. It was on DVD; we were young and did not know much about how they got those movies at that time: they download it, put some ...
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1990s/80s movie about some kind of law enforcement group from the future that goes back into the past to "reverse" their targets

I watched this movie back in the late 90s. It's probably a lesser-known, US-made film. The plot starts with bad guys: a group of three or four strangers, supposedly from the future, who track down ...
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What was the name of a movie or a book about a martial arts tournament where the antagonist was a Mongolian fighter? [closed]

So far as I remember the name of the movie/book was something like "the golden dragon", all I can remember is how there was a martial arts tournament where the protagonist fights along a ...
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Elderly woman waving her cane in the air to transform into an alien made for tv movie from the 90s

I'm also looking for this movie. I also remember an elderly woman waving a cane in the air and morphing into an alien to fight other aliens. I also remember her using either the microwave or the ...
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"Hinglish" Kids movie about a band of misfits on an adventure who take the help of an imperial ghost to defeat some thugs

I recall as a child watching this movie many years ago in my hometown in India, on cable television. I want to re-watch it but I just can't remember the name. "Hinglish" refers to a blend of ...
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Family curse - Halloween fire movie

I’m trying to find a movie that used to play in the UK EVERY YEAR on tv around Halloween. I think late 2000s- early 2010s, because it had phased out from being shown by the time I was a teen. My ...
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Film where a family moves to a town where a witch's curse kills all the children

In this movie, I think it was on chiller or fearnet, a dad, his wife the stepmom, her daughter and his daughter and their new baby Nathan move to a town that has no children. Some time before the town ...
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Syfy animated film from before 1998 about people in space ships looking for a habitable planet

I watched this film (I believe it was a film as I watched it in its entirety in one go so I don't think it was longer than two hours) one time around 1997/1998. I believe I saw it on MTV's Liquid ...
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Movie where an "infected person" tries to infect one of the leads by shoving a black octopus thing down their throat

I’m looking for a movie I watched during the mid 2010’s. I don’t remember it well, as I was a small kid. I only remember a specific scene where one of the "infected people" tries to infect ...
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Star Trek Episode – Possible Time Travel or Alternative Timeline with No Federation

In a Star Trek movie or TV episode, there is some sort of time travel or travel to an alternative timeline to Earth where they detect no Federation. But their sensors detect some Romulan ship activity ...
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Movie that involved conical shaped sand traps with creatures in the sand at the bottom [duplicate]

It’s a movie that I watched when I was a kid in the mid 80’s. The main character was either an alien type himself or wore a mask to protect himself from the sand. This movie had conical shaped sand ...
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Movie scene where guy dressed as Darth Vader tries to use the force on a cab?

I know it was made in the last 20 years because it was when the VFX effects were ok but it's not very recent. It was near a convention. Vader tried to use the Force because they were at a crossroad, ...
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Series or movie with long-lived witches hiding in the modern world?

I'm looking for a series (or perhaps a movie) that I watched just a few years ago and which was relatively recent (> 2010). In the story, very old witches hide in the modern world. A young biotech ...
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