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Looking for a movie title (most likely made after 2000) where a zombie/robot takes in a lost little red-headed girl. The girl then leaves to kill the man who killed her mother. In the end, flies away with a man in a homemade red airplane. It's a futuristic movie and in one scene the girl and the man eat Twinkies that expired 1,000 years before. England is a moving tank on wheels. Title anyone?
Looking for the title of a movie somewhere between the 90's and now. It involved a musical group (maybe a rock band) hiding out in an older royal English couple's manor/castle for peace and quiet and to record an album there (possibly). Anyone familiar with this movie title?
The name of a movie about a French girl who runs away from home after she just got out of prison, gets tricked into getting robbed by the guy who drove her to Paris and falls in love with an American soldier? It's set close to WW2.dizzyd
I remember a comedy Western about a bandit leader who is tempted into going straight by a rich blond heiress, she gets him caught, he tries to go straight but reverts. There is an attempt to catch him by a retired sheriff who sets letters to catch him on fire, at one point he says "I learned never trust a beautiful woman or a lonely midget'. He finally escapes by wearing the heiress' petticoats?dizzyd
I saw a movie years and years ago. I think it was a kids or family movie from the early/mid-90's. I just remember either the opening scene or the second scene introducing the hero (who was like a teen or pre-teen boy) playing Nintendo... and he was using his index fingers on the controller instead of his thumbs. I could swear the main character was played by Tobey Maguire, but I can't seem to find the scene anywhere, so it was probably someone else. (Maybe he was in the movie but didn't play the main character?) Does this ring anyone's bell?TedStixon
Looking for three short films I saw once. One was about a homeless man who wanted to get arrested, so he can go to an island for six months where he would be warm and kept well-fed. At first, he refuses to pay at a restaurant and is thrown out. Then he tries to steal someone's umbrella but gets away with it. The end of the skit has him being arrested when he tells a cop that questions him about what he's doing, and he responds that he's not doing anything. The second is about an elderly man who invited some of his elderly colleagues to his house and says that he found the fountain of youth. To prove it, he takes a dead flower and puts it in a pitcher of water and it becomes a fresh flower again. The man also warns about what would happen if they drank the water. The third is about a woman who works with scientists who create a time machine and bring a cro-magnon boy into the future that the woman cares for. At the end, the woman decides to go back to the past with the boy she took care of.
I am trying to remember a specific movie that I had seen on Youtube that I can't remember the name of now. It is an Asian action B film from the early 2000s or late 90s that involves 5 men that have dealings with the mafia. The opening scene is a title for the movie on a black screen with gun shots that go off in the background while you can hear someone running away I believe that you can see a Raiders football poster in the opening scene when one of the characters decides to hide behind a wall. At the ending of the movie the 5 men meet up in a restaurant to conclude their dealings with one another and head off on their own ways. Two leave in cars and the other walks down the back alley of the restaurant while the opening song playing in the background as he walks off into the night. The film received some awards or at least was nominated for them. I know it's not much to go off but I would really appreciate it if someone could find out what the name of the film I am remembering is.Cameron James Topping
I remember seeing trailers for a TV show a while back. It was either the very late 90's or the early 2000's. (I'm leaning more towards early-2000's.) I don't remember too much, but it was about a cop who had something wrong with his mind. He was a little unhinged and didn't seem to have any sort-of mental filter... like it he had a thought, he would immediately verbalize it without control. Ex. I swear I could remember a bit in the trailer where he was talking about having a song stuck in his head, and he was like babbling about it to someone in a car. It might have been as a result of an injury or like a mental breakdown or something. If I recall correctly, it was a hard-boiled cop show and I'm pretty sure it was on one of the major networks. Does this ring anyone's bell? (For reference, I'm in the US, so it was most likely an American show).TedStixon
There was a movie with Nicholas Cage in it. In the movie, his mom is lying in the hospital and is about to die. Just before she dies, she wants Nick to promise her that he'll never get married. When he refuses, she tells him why she doesn't want him to get married. When Nick's mom finally dies, he screams at the top of his voice that he promises to never marry.
I remember seeing a haunted-house movie on TV in the early/mid 90's. I don't remember much about it outside of a scene where the family cat is found dead early in the film. (I think it was a black or darker-colored cat, and I seem to remember there's blood on or around it, too, but I'm not 100%.) That's literally all I remember. It may have been a TV movie just from what I recall based on how it looked. Does this sound familiar to anyone?TedStixon
In the 1970s as a kid, I remember a commercial where kids were pretending to be cars or maybe playing with toy cars, and at the end of the commercial, an announcer said "Remember, a car is NOT a toy" followed by a kid's voice impersonating a siren as the commercial ended. Does anyone remember this and what was the product or advertisement for exactly?
I remember a cartoon we used to have on VHS back when I was a kid. So the cartoon would have been from sometime in the 80's or at very latest the early 90's. I think it might have been Japanese, but I'm not sure. I just remember there was either a light pink or baby-blue creature that I wanna say was a dragon (I can't remember what color it was)... but it would float on the water. The only comparison I can make is that it kind of looked like a "Lapras" from "Pokemon." I wanna say it was a movie, but it honestly could have just been a few back-to-back episodes of a series on the tape we had. Does this ring anyone's bell? I've been curious about it for years, because I have memories of watching it, but can't remember what it's called.TedStixon
I remember watching part of a movie on TV when I was about five or six years old I was old enough to read because the movie had subtitles. All I remember is a mom and two kids get off a train somewhere, and she speaks in a different language to an officer. It had subtitles and I remember the man tells the lady that she can keep only one of her children and the other one has to go. She keeps saying that she can't choose and to not make her choose. I remember some men come and threaten to take away both of her kids but at the last minute she tells them to take her daughter. A soldier then takes her little girl away screaming and crying. I remember the scene was pretty scary and I didn't watch anymore of the movie after this. So does anyone know what this movie was called?
Trying to think of a movie that I saw many years ago. Mid 90s maybe, I can't remember anything about it aside from a scene where the villains possibly hijacked a school bus full of school kids, and they stop and at one point the villain tells one of the kids to take his glasses off and the kid replies "but I need my glasses to see." Very vague I know, sorry I don't have any more.
This is a story that my class read in middle/junior high school, and we watched a movie or TV show that was based on it. A boy is friends with a middle-aged or elderly woman. She might be an older relative. She is either mentally handicapped or very socially awkward and quirky. One of her quirks is never getting out of bed on the thirteenth of the month. At one point, she allows the boy to drink alcoholic beverages. The woman's two sisters decide that she and the boy should not be friends any more. I think it takes place in the 1800s, or at least before the 1960s.
Only saw the trailer for this twice but never the actual movie. The trailer is about a mom and daughter who become bounty hunters. They are in a fast food place, and they tell a male employee that they've come to arrest him, but he laughs thinking they're joking.
I remember seeing part of a movie years ago and I'd like to revisit it. It had a TV movie feel. I remember a woman in a gallery or museum, following a man around trying to catch sight of him (I think he had picked up a glove she dropped?) and she eventually followed him outside. He was in his car, and I think he was holding the glove out the window. She got in his car, and they started fooling around, the scene cut to his place, they had obviously had sex, and she was nosing around his stuff, and found a medical letter which revealed he had recently been diagnosed with VD. She is horrified, and I'm pretty sure he appeared and killed her. Any ideas?
Who does the narrator's voice in, "Caltiki, the Immortal Monster"? Is this the same person who does the voice of Prince Amat in "Alakazam the Great" and the voice over for Pietro in "Black Sabbath"? They sound like the same man.
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