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Movie about a family with an illegal 3rd child on a planet people are trying to escape

You may have seen the pilot episode of Terra Nova from 2011. Terra Nova is an American science fiction drama television series. It aired on the Fox Network for one season from September 26 to ...
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Story ID: Corporate brands as massive invisible creatures attaching to human minds with creepy tendrils?

Sounds like you're thinking of Branded (2012). From Wikipedia: Branded (also known as The Mad Cow and Moscow 2017 (Москва 2017 in Russian)) is a 2012 Russian–American dark fantasy science fiction ...
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Sci-Fi movie where half of the people are kept in stasis

This is "Stasis", S06E09 of The Outer Limits (1995-2002). From the The Outer Limits Wiki: In a future world of scarce resources, the world government regulates the population into two ...
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Animated space movie with an all-women crew who are killed except for one who has a son

You may be thinking of Gall Force: Eternal Story (1986). It's the first film in a series. From TV Tropes: Gall Force is a group of science fiction anime OAV series made starting in 1986 by the studio ...
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Foreign film about a dystopian future where people age 30 or over can get "regenerations"

You may be thinking of Ad Vitam (2018). From Wikipedia: Ad Vitam is a 2018 French-language TV series starring Yvan Attal, Garance Marillier and Niels Schneider. The plot is set in a world where a ...
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Late 70s/early 80s space movie featuring a spaceship shaped like a hand

This could be Starcrash (1978), it's an Italian film and does include a hand shaped space ship. A picture of the hand shaped ship is at IMDB.
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Movie where woman wakes up in alternate life where she is married to the man she secretly loves and she is the only that remembers the reality

It's a little later than the early 2000s, but I wonder if this could be Holidaze, a film from 2012 starring Jennie Garth as a hard-working corporate executive named Melody Gerard. The summary from ...
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1980s movie with a glowing red sphere in an old Victorian house

You are looking for… (drumroll) The Red Room Riddle - CBS 1984 This episode was hosted by the ventriloquist Willie Tyler & his dummy "Lester". Two young boys, Todd & Bill, go ...
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Movie where woman wakes up in alternate life where she is married to the man she secretly loves and she is the only that remembers the reality

The details are not completely accurate, but could it be the 1999 film Me Myself I? The main plot points that almost match are: Pamela Drury (Rachel Griffiths) has a crush on Ben Monroe (Sandy Winton)...
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Movie I saw in 1990s With Tentacles & an Explosive Finale

Ok, lets have some images that match DEEP RISING, plus see that ending scene on youtube. IMDB A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only ...
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Movie where people understood every language and met older species of human

Could this be the 2003 version of Riverworld? Our hero wakes up on a beach surrounded by naked people, including various neanderthals and historical personages. They fairly rapidly find clothes.
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Has there ever been a film treatment - tv or movie - of Man in the High Castle?

Yes - it was a TV adaptation that ran for four seasons on Amazon's Prime Video streaming service from 2015-2019
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TV show / movie where a group of kids get pulled from 1 universe/planet to another; they end up in a massive playroom and are toys for a giant's child

I wonder if these might be the BBC TV adaptations of the Narnia novels by C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia. They were released from 1988 to 1990, and so fit with date range of the question. Each ...
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1980s horror movie with a monster in a swimming pool

Could this be Poltergeist 3? There's a swimming pool in the building. A group of teens sneaking in. They are concerned about being caught by the cctv.... It all seems to fit except my memory also has ...
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Asian time travel movie about kids who go into a cave and stop ageing

Is it Vanishing Time: A boy who returned? Although I don't recall the earthquake event, the rest of the story seems to fit: A 13-year-old boy named Sung-min and his two friends went missing after ...
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80s-90s movie about teenage alien boys landing on earth

Could be Spaced Invaders (1990)? In this film, the aliens are Martians - classic little green men - forced to take part in a space war with the Arcturans by an enforcer drone aboard their spaceship. ...
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TV show / movie where a group of kids get pulled from 1 universe/planet to another; they end up in a massive playroom and are toys for a giant's child

Might you be thinking of the second episode of Josh Kirby: Time Warrior!, "The Human Pets"? From this user review: THE HUMAN PETS is the second in the six-film JOSH KIRBY series, following ...
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Trying to find an animated kids fantasy movie from the early 2000s or 90s involving magic crystals

This seems to match The Legend of Atlantis (2004). The antagonist is the royal advisor Belial who is trying to collect 4 crystals - corresponding to Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - to gain control over ...
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Movie about a soccer team travelling in a van discovering aliens disguised as humans

Star Hunter (1996) Star hunters are the space monsters who hunt helpless creatures for pleasure. One night couple of high school football players and their cheerleaders are returning home after the ...
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TV show / movie where a group of kids get pulled from 1 universe/planet to another; they end up in a massive playroom and are toys for a giant's child

You might be thinking of Explorers (1985) (Wikipedia). A boy repeatedly dreams about a circuit board. He tells his friends about it, and they manage to build the circuit which turns out to generate a ...
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Movie where woman wakes up in alternate life where she is married to the man she secretly loves and she is the only that remembers the reality

The described scene reminds me of the 2020 Movie Fantasy Island, which is a remake of the original 1977 TV series Fantasy Island. However, I can't say, if this scene actually also was part of the ...
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80s or 70s movie with aliens disguised as "men in black" that chase a group of people

I think this is it. The shadow men. I have been trying to remember this for years
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3D animated movie about girl who travels to spirit realm

I was trying to figure out this exact same movie and stumbled upon this post. Well… it finally came to me and hope this helps you…. “Over The Moon” :)
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Trying to find an animated kids fantasy movie from the early 2000s or 90s involving magic crystals

I don't really remember anything from the movies, but there were Final Fantasy movies released in 1994. I remember seeing 2 of them when I was a teenager-but I thought they were silly and quickly ...
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80s or 70s movie with aliens disguised as "men in black" that chase a group of people

I agree with The Shadow Men (1997). Eric Roberts plays the man who (with his wife and son) have a Close Encounter, but then cannot remember it (except maybe in dreams). Here, the "Men in Black&...
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How did Draco apparate within Hogwarts?

There are anti-apparition and anti-disapparition charms in Hogwarts before the Death Eaters took over. During the Battle of Hogwarts the school enhanced the magical enchantments that protected the ...
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