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Teens on an island, forced to kill each other, collars prevent cooperation
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I think you're looking for Battle Royale from 2000, in which students are collared and are forced to battle to the death. It has been mentioned many times as a possible inspiration for the Hunger ...

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Cheesy '80s spoof movie
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Don't know if you're still around, but you're actually looking for Hyperspace [whoa, deja vu :P], AKA Gremloids, a low-budget Star Wars spoof from 1984 starring a young Paula Poundstone and Chris ...

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French film where the wife/girlfriend changes every morning after sex
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I think the movie that you (and Valorum) are looking for is Poligamy, though it seems you've misremembered a few extraenous details: It's a bit more recent than you thought (2009) and it's Hungarian, ...

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Children's science fiction show with two robots on a planet of junk
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A similar question (now deleted) came up over at Movies & TV and it's also what Omar is looking for, so I'll post the answer here as well. CP & Qwikstitch was a British kids show from 1985 ...

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Romantic movie about a guy trying to find the woman in his dreams by piecing together faces from magazines
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You're describing the plot of Still Breathing from 1998. From Rotten Tomatoes: This romantic fantasy [...] stars Brendan Fraser as Fletcher McBracken, a starry-eyed San Antonio puppeteer who, like ...

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Asian sci-fi movie from early 2000's with two girls fighting on a rooftop?
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You're looking for The Twins Effect from 2003. It's a high-kicking battle on the dark side when an ace vampire slayer and his beautiful sidekicks wage the ultimate martial-arts showdown with one of ...

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Late 90s movie with kids in a strange house, cake burns hole in the floor, trap doors, fake walls, etc
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This is actually The Tale of the Whispering Walls, an episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark? from 1993. After a day in the park, babysitter Louise and two pre-teenagers get lost in the highway and ...

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Movie with talking zombies, one zombie eats his own arm
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You're looking for Hide and Creep from 2004. Residents of a small Southern town contend with bloodthirsty zombies, a mysterious flying saucer, and bad television reception. The man gnawing on his ...

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70s/80s SciFi film (or series episode?) where a spaceship has only one rescue capsule, so the crew members start killing each other
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This seems to be the very obscure sci-fi thriller Hyper Space (AKA The Black Forest: Rage in Space, AKA Space Rangers) from 1989. From Encyclopedia.com: Six people awaken from cryogenic sleep to ...

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Chinese-language movie about an alien boy with the ability to grant wishes
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You're looking for the Chinese film 'Mars Baby' (AKA 'Mars Is Fine'? I think?) from 2009. It's not on IMDb, but there's some info about it on Chinese websites here and here (and here's the poster). ...

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Movie with an Indian girl helping a willow tree and a horse after playing with the personified wind; other girl is punished for doing the opposite
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This is the plot of Deepa & Rupa: A Fairy Tale from India, a 30 minute short from 1990. From Wikipedia: Two stepsisters, Deepa and Rupa, have different personalities. Deepa is selfish, Rupa is ...

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Horror movie about a demon (or telekinetic ?) boy who kills his family members
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This is Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest from 1995. Two brothers connected to the murderous children's cult of Gatlin, Nebraska are taken to Chicago by an adoptive couple. One of the brothers ...

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Scifi movie from 70s, 80s or 90s – A scientist measuring intelligence
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Sorry, I somehow missed this question! I believe you're looking for the Tommy Chong comedy Far Out Man from 1990. There's a scene where a doctor tests his brainwaves and says his intelligence is ...

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Short film with a young adult female talking to her boyfriend over video chat about the ghosts in her apartment
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You're describing a segment of the anthology horror film V/H/S from 2012 called The Sick Thing That Happened to Emily When She Was Younger. From Wiki: This segment is shown through computer video ...

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Intelligent, talking zombies caused by dark water; one zombie kills another zombie
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Though I think some details are a bit off, you're looking for Tobe Hooper's Mortuary from 2005 (starring Star Trek: TNG's Denise Crosby). A family moves to a small town in California where they ...

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Movie with an airplane crash, supernatural element
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Your very last instinct was the right one. ;) This was an episode of a mystery show. It's a segment from the first episode of Night Visions from 2001 called 'The Passenger List' with Aidan Quinn as ...

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1970s or '80s animated movie about a boy who visits an island or city populated by androids
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The Rankin-Bass stop-motion film Mad Monster Party from 1967? On the Isle of Evil, the head of the "World Organization of Monsters" reveals his imminent retirement and that he has refined a ...

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Cartoon where the protagonist has a removable Jack-o'-Lantern for a head
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A simpler approach, but how about Jack O'Lantern? An episode of the animated Rankin/Bass anthology show Festival of Family Classics from 1972, it contains: A scarecrow with a detachable jack o'...

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Peasant girl searches for her kidnapped brother who can sense gold. When she (years later) finds him, he's no longer an innocent
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This is the russian film The Story of Voyages from 1983. From IMDb: In a medieval fantasy kingdom, two orphans, May and his sister Martha, live in poverty. A group of robbers kidnap May to use his ...

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Nickelodeon special with puppets as "Goblins", looking for a crown
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This is The Crown of Bogg, a 30-minute special from 1981. From IMDb: It is time to crown a new king of the kingdom of Bogg, and King Mildew's son, Milo, seems like the best creature for the job. ...

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Animated movie about space farmers and BIG blue aliens that had more then one eye and were taught how to do kung-fu by protagonists father
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It's the 3D animated Chinese film Thru the Moebius Strip from 2005. From IMDb: Physicist Simon Weir invents a portal that can in theory take people to unimaginably distant locations millions of ...

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Dystopian movie with thousands of vagrants in a barren flat outdoor
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This is Vittorio De Sica's delightful Miracle in Milan from 1951. An open hearted and unrelentingly energetic orphan struggles to make the best out of his life on the streets of Milan. It takes ...

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Looking for a sci-fi movie about people who have to play a game to obtain a life-prolonging drug
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Sounds like Timemaster from 1995. From an online synopsis: The world has been destroyed by some sort of disaster, and the few remaining survivors are living in a "Mad Max" type of world, where they ...

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Movie where 3 kids visit a museum, travel back in time and meet a baby emperor
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You're looking for the animated film Guardians of the Lost Code 3D from 2010 about 3 kids and their fantastical adventure after a trip to the museum. Everything you described is there (including the ...

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Movie where a lady is shot and left for dead in some trees but is saved and turned into a robot
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Sci-fi thriller Running Delilah with Kim Cattrall & Billy Zane from 1993. Top agent Delilah (Kim Cattrall) dies in a risky mission against weapon dealer Alec Kasharian (Yorgo Voyagis). But she's ...

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1980's movie with a man floating through space in a bubble with a woman and an alien with an elephant head
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You're looking for Visitors from the Arkana Galaxy from 1981. It ends with the scene you described: With an astronaut (and a space woman and a couple of space kids) floating in space and the man ...

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Short about reincarnation and a secret handshake
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You're looking for Next Life from 2014. A dying woman comes up with a plan to find her grandson in the next life. Or the one after that. That plan is a secret handshake. They're both Caucasian ...

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Dystopian Arthouse film about a man making a robot in a dystopian destroyed city
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This is a strange little movie called Puzzlehead from 2005. Walter, a scientist living in a dark world where technology has been outlawed, secretly works to create a self-aware android in his own ...

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Identify a short animated movie about a walking tree in red shoes
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This is One, Two, Tree, a French animated short from 2015. Everything you wrote is there: It's a tree with vertical eyes who steals a sleeping man's red boots and then just keeps taking things from ...

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Documentary: Scientist holding guns gets shot from self version in a portal and marble balls animation demonstrating gravity?
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You're looking for Discovery's Stephen Hawking's Universe (AKA Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking) that aired in 3 parts in 2010. You can see the scene explaining the role of gravity with lots of ...

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