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A Russian (Soviet) movie where the protagonist falls asleep in the train and ends up in the next town exactly the same as his own

Could be The Irony of Fate MC flies from Moscow to Leningrad by airplane (not by train). The key subplot is the drab uniformity of Brezhnev-era public architecture. This setting is explained in a ...
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Identification of a black and white sci-fi film where the US and USSR build supercomputers to run missiles

This is Colossus: The Forbin Project. [A]n advanced American defense system, named Colossus, becom[es] sentient. After being handed full control, Colossus' draconian logic expands on its original ...
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Film or TV show with spooky dead trees and singing

Could it perhaps be the Disney Sing-Along Songs adaptation of Grim Grinning Ghosts? It was the last song on one of the VHS tapes of the series. It has been uploaded to YouTube here:
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Movie where the characters finds out what they have to do right at the moment they need to do it to avoid the enemy knowing their plan

Push (2009 film) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Push_(2009_film) Knowing that both Division and Triad Watchers can see their every move, Nick proposes an elaborate plan to obtain the drug and eliminate ...
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Movie with human-sized alien/bugs with guns

District 9 has most of the elements described: bugs with two prominent whiskers, guns, gore, body horror. From Wikipedia: In an alternate 1982, a giant extraterrestrial spaceship arrives at Earth ...
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Movie with human-sized alien/bugs with guns

Alien Apocalypse (2005)...? From Wikipedia: Alien Apocalypse is a 2005 Sci Fi channel original movie, directed and written by Josh Becker, and starring Bruce Campbell, Renee O'Connor, Remington ...
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A movie about travelling to the future, where a man see the earth "start" again?

Sounds a lot like the 2002 version of The Time Machine. In this case the ‘robot’ is the AI that personifies the New York Public Library. The moon gets slighly dented in the middle of the story.
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Movie about time traveler staying for a fixed time

Your description matches the plot of K-PAX (2001), except that the protagonist claimed to be an alien rather than a time traveller. From Wikipedia: K-PAX is a 2001 science fiction mystery film based ...
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Very Goth film, secret order of monster hunters, girl takes cup out of picture

Sounds like The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013). From Wikipedia: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is a 2013 urban fantasy film based on the first book of The Mortal Instruments series ...
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Comedy movie two men find all-female society in bunker (Eastern European)

Sexmission (1984)...? From Wikipedia: Sexmission (Polish: Seksmisja) is a 1984 Polish cult comedy science fiction action film. It also contains a hidden political satire layer specific to the time ...
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Film or TV show with spooky dead trees and singing

Could it be the 1961 version of Babes in Toyland? One of the children who live with Mary informs her of some sheep tracks leading into the Forest of No Return. The children sneak away into the forest ...
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Movie with human-sized alien/bugs with guns

Could it have been the tv show Falling Skies? The show was post-invasion, had bug aliens called Skitters with two mouth tentacles, gore, guns, etc. Skitters:
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Film or TV show with spooky dead trees and singing

Could it be The Wizard of Oz? There is a scene where Dorothy goes through a forest that attacks her and her companions. The trees are actors inside elaborate costumes. The final movie doesn't have ...
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Film that begins with spaceship combat seen from a cockpit or control room

A possible answer, especially if the memories are a bit hazy, is The Last Starfighter. Released in 1984, so the graphics tie in with your recollection. The main ship is broadly x-shaped, although less ...
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Film or TV show with spooky dead trees and singing

Could it be Nightmare Before Christmas? The movie was released 1993. The film was made with puppets in stop-motion. There where dead trees each with a special holiday door. The main character - a ...
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Sci-fi movie about a prisoner who keeps escaping but always gets caught

Spoiler (1998). From Wikipedia: Spoiler is a 1998 American action sci-fi film directed by Jeff Burr and starring Gary Daniels and Meg Foster. It takes place in New York in the far future. In a ...
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Movie where the characters finds out what they have to do right at the moment they need to do it to avoid the enemy knowing their plan

Possibly Time Heist, an episode of the TV show Doctor Who. It's the correct period (September 2014) and similar plot. In Clara's flat, the Twelfth Doctor answers the TARDIS's phone; both are ...
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Movie with human-sized alien/bugs with guns

Starship Troopers?!! Most of the bug aliens are the size of us in this, and it was definitely about them trying to eradicate the humans and the humans at war with them, and some gruesome shocks happen ...
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Movie: main character sees the time left in a person's life on their forehead

Unlikely to be confused with a full length movie, but there is a Korean short film "Numbers" by Robert Hloz starring a male protagonist who can see number above the heads of other people....
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Movie with flying eel-like creature and some weird gooey alien

I think this could be From Beyond. Released in 1986, so that fits, has a lot of nudity and the blonde actress gets tied up with chains and leather straps and so on considerably more often than the ...
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'80s movie where a guy falls in love with a girl, then finds out she's a ghost

Could this be Susie Q (1996)? The final scene is very much as you describe, with the female lead in her prom dress being picked up in a 1950s car while the male lead watches. The film tells the story ...
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Old fantasy movie about a boy on a quest for a blue rose at the top of a mountain

This might be one of the versions of The Thief of Bagdad. From this review of the 1961 film: This ¨Thousand and one Nights¨ fare results to be an impressive fairy tale of a good and happy-go-lucky ...
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Anime movie/series about school students that go to another world with rocky territory, they fight square monsters

That sounds like the Mountains Sector from the French cartoon Code Lyoko (2003-2007, four seasons). From Wikipedia: Jeremy Belpois, a 12-year-old prodigy attending boarding school at Kadic Academy, ...
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Trying to find the name of a movie that I (partly) know the plot of involving a small town and aliens

Could this be Dark City (1998)? There's a major plot point about people changing jobs around during the night, with one person waking up (John Murdoch) and realising that this is going on. ...
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Short Movie: Time Travel In A Bathtub Or In Just Water

Long shot and not a complete match with your description, but then again some details do line up. Was it Hirsute? Synopsis: A young physicist is visited by an arrogant, time-traveling, future version ...
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Movie about child infected with alien disease making him have tentacles?

Could be Meatball Machine, wiki/Meatball_Machine ...During this encounter, Sachiko is attacked by the alien object which penetrates her and turns her into a bio-mechanical monster, a NecroBorg. These ...
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Movie: main character sees the time left in a person's life on their forehead

When you said it's not "The Frightened" (I couldn't find a movie matching that title), we're you referring to the 1996 Comedy/Horror, "The Frighteners"? If not, it fits all the ...
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Movie about a crashed UFO that drove radio frequencies crazy and gave people physical symptoms

I've only just speed-watched it, but other than being earlier than your guess, there seem to be a lot of similarities to the 1967 movie Night of the Big Heat. A very detailed plot synopsis covers ...
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Pokémon-like movie where the characters fuse with their monsters. The plot includes a school trip to a museum and an Asian baby that was a king

Pretty sure this is Guardians of the Lost Code 3D (2010). From Wikipedia: Guardians of the Lost Code (Spanish: Brijes 3D) is a 2010 animated adventure film, created by Ricardo González Duprat, ...
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Old fantasy movie about a boy on a quest for a blue rose at the top of a mountain

I'd been thinking the same thing as M. A. Golding. "Ilya Muromets" was the original Russian title. "The Sword and the Dragon" was apparently the title used for Roger Corman's ...
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