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New today Question: I am looking for a movie in which a young girl is about to be killed by her own parents as they believe she is evil. She is rescued by a lady working for a helpline who takes her along with her. Gradually there are occurrences in the life of this lady which makes her realize that the child is actually evil. After several attempts, she succeeds in getting rid of the child.

New today Question: I am looking for a movie about 5 girls who meet on the internet chatting about suicide, and meet at the beach for a weekend. The star of the movie is being molested by her step father who she kills, along with her friends and herself at the end. I saw it a few months ago on Netflix but cannot remember the name. It is a newer movie, probably no older than 2010.

New today Question: A film about an English nanny who brings 4 USA girls over to marry into the British aristocracy. Came from a book.

New this week Question: I'm looking for a movie probably in the 90s, a black female celebrity was held hostage and chained in a old abandoned apartment at ransom. In her spare time she paints and she eventually fell in love with her kidnapper who was white. They end up sleeping together.

New this week Question: This movie was black and white so it is an old movie. It's about a group of men whose plane crashed in the desert during a war. Towards the end of the movie they start disappearing, and at the very end you find out that they were all dead and the reason they are disappearing is because there bodies are being recovered. All except 1 person. His body was separated from the others during the crash.

New this week Question: This is a TV movie made in the 80's or early 90's. It is about a lady (maybe a lawyer or Dr.) She wants to have a baby so she hires this man to live with her. I think he falls in love with her because he finds her birth control pills and starts giving them to her at night. I cannot remember any more of the movie.

New this week Question: This was a black and white movie and there was a scene where the mother and daughter are being chased by a man and they hide in the garage. Similar to Cape Fear. It was so good!

New this month Question: A film from the late 80s where the opening scene shows mother, brother and sister at the airport after father's death. The brother then becomes possessed in some way and is seen throughout the film sitting in a chair with supernatural powers?

Question: Which movie had a scene where a guy was waxing a car with a buffer and he slid all the way down the side of the car with it?

New this month Answer: It sounds like Steve Martin's movie "The Jerk".

New this month Question: There was a movie I saw sometime in the 1980's. One scene that constantly stuck out in my mind was a guy giving a woman a ride on his bicycle. He kept pedaling making the bike go faster and faster. The woman eventually becomes scared and screams at him to stop. He gets so mad that he brakes very hard causing the woman to fall right off onto the concrete giving her a bloody nose. The man then wants to know what her problem is.

New this month Question: I'm looking for an old TV episode (1950-60) where people on a wagon train keep fighting over food, could be jerky, that they don't realize is poison. The last scene is a greedy old man hungrily eating the jerky.

New this month Question: There was a TV movie (think it aired on CBS in early or mid '90s) about a deranged person storming into his ex wife's office, and shoots her and anyone else who crosses his path. During the movie, the ex manages to fight for survival until police arrive, and ultimately survives. Would really like to know the title of this movie. Any guesses?

Question: I am looking for a movie that was on TV. Took place out in the woods and it was covered in snow. A woman could not have kids and found a little girl out in the snow. Later in the show you find out the child was made from snow. The woman made her clothes. Please help me find the name of the movie. Thanks.

New this month Answer: This sounds like the Russian folk tale "Snegurochka". There were two films made in Russia adapting the story: an animated one in 1952 and a live action film in 1969.

Sierra1

New this month Question: I'm looking for a comedy movie with a girl who was kidnapped by her father's "men" she acted with another guy who hired someone to help him find her. This guy was quite funny, always drunk and was sexually attracted to another girl who kept wearing weird costumes. I think it started when the girl and guy were bathing in the sea and one of them hid the other's clothing. I believe her father was some rich guy.

Question: If I remember correctly, there was a movie with Jay Underwood who portrayed a man stalking a woman. The movie has him saving the life of a little boy, and the woman thanks him by offering him a free breakfast. He eventually starts to stalk her and even takes pictures of her walls so he can put them on his walls. He also believes that the woman is in love with him.

New this month Answer: It's the 1994 film "Stalked." Maryam d'Abo plays the woman he becomes obsessed with.

raywest

New this month Question: I'm looking for a movie that begins with a woman who has to give up her two children, a boy and girl. They get taken in by an elderly couple and in the the man doesn't like them, later on in the movie they become responsible, they are fun to be around with, and the dad begins to like them. The last part I remember was that the girl has a really weird dream. The title had something to do with "the war at home" or something like that.

New this month Question: I once saw a movie about a teenage girl named Monica who starts "modelling" but at the end of the movie her agent makes her put on a school-uniform and then take it off in front of the camera while she cries. Does anyone know the name of this movie? I've been searching for it for a very long time.

Question: Need help remembering a movie about a plane that crashed, killing the crew and all of the passengers. What parts of the plane that are considered salvageable, are put into new planes. Suddenly, supernatural events begin occurring on the planes that had the parts installed, such as dead crew members appearing out of nowhere and the ghost of a Captain appearing and warning another Captain about a fire that was going to break out. If I remember correctly, Ernest Borgnine was in this movie.

New this month Answer: The film is called The Ghost of Flight 401. It was a TV movie released in 1978.

Gavin Jackson

New this month Question: I am trying to find a movie that I saw on TV in 1991 while my family was traveling in the States. I remember an old man finding a baby girl abandoned in a restaurant or a cafe and he takes her in. I seem to remember that the mother later shows up again but then disappears only a short time later. I also remember that the baby becomes very ill - the man takes her to a hospital and ends up leaving her there. I also remember another scene where the baby is in foster care I think - he comes in and takes her away with him after finding her lying in a crib with bars across the top. I think the mother is having some problems raising the baby and is trying to find someone who can either adopt the baby or help her to take care of it. Can anyone help me out? I would really like to know what this movie was called.

Question: There was a movie about two women who become best friends and talk about everything in their lives. One day, the conversation goes to their husbands and how much they get annoyed by them. They then state how much they would like to kill them. One of the women says that if she kills her friend's husband, then her friend must kill hers. The other woman says it's a deal, but, only meant it as a joke. The other woman then actually kills her friend's husband and now demands that she follow up on her "promise." I believe this was a Lifetime movie.

New today Answer: The movie is called "Double Cross". It originally aired in 2006.

Bradlab

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