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There was a TV movie about a high school student who plays hockey and gets killed during a game when the puck gets deflected and hits him in the head. When he goes to Heaven, he meets his angel guide but demands to go back to Earth. The angel agrees and places him into the body of a teenage female figure skater. He is then told by the angel that he can't tell anybody who he really is or look for his family and friends. If he does, his memory will be completely erased and he'll stay trapped in the body of the girl forever. He also eventually discovers that the reason that the hockey puck killed him was because the angel accidentally caused its deflection.
Trying to find a title for movie (possibly documentary) from the 60's or early 70's (saw around 1976) about two bears in the woods hanging in and around a cabin. Their names were like Tubby and Chubby (or Cubby). There was an announcer narrating the film. I only remember a scene where they were on a table or counter in a kitchen and knocked over some dishes, breaking them. Anyone know of this film or the title?
I saw a made-for-TV movie in the early to mid 90s, in which a man holds a daytime talk show host and her audience and crew hostage because his daughter previously appeared on the show and ended up committing suicide afterwards, for which he blames the host and wants her to admit fault and will then execute her. Does anyone know the title?Phaneron
Many actors and actresses have openly admitted that they hated the movies they starred in. If they felt that way, why do they agree to be in them?
There was either a TV show or a movie I watched in the '90s. It was about a man who lived secluded in a cabin in the woods. A female reporter keeps visiting him because there are no records of where or when he was born and tells him that he's news. Not wanting to be found out, he tries to escape but his vehicle runs out of fuel so he goes to a camper and removes water from it and turns it into gasoline. Just as he's finally about to leave, the female reporter appears with her cameraman happy that she caught him. Unfortunately, the military appear and capture all three. While the military believe the man is an alien, I believe the cameraman thinks that the man might actually be God because of how he was able to turn the water into gas.
I am trying to find the name of the Disney animated movie that has a scene where a monkey runs off a cliff while saying "oops wrong movie".Rafiki3
There was a movie about a mad scientist who was trying to create a clone of his dead wife. He had a handsome young lab assistant. When the assistant's girlfriend falls into a coma after an accident, the scientist offers to clone her as well. The assistant declines, saying a clone wouldn't be the woman who fell in love with him; the girlfriend later recovers. The scientist realises he'll never be able to recreate the past and ends up marrying a much younger woman.Brian Katcher
I'm looking for the title of the movie where the lead character has a string of partners who after they break up then go on to meet the person they marry, and it really bums him/her (can't remember) out. It's like they're the person everyone has to date to figure out what they really want in life.
I am looking for a Crime/Thriller/Suspense/Mystery American movie that was produced in the 70s or 80s or 90s. The Plot: a young couple who lives with their kids and dog in a nice house. One day an elderly lady comes to visit them claiming to be related to the wife. The couple naively believes her and allows her to move in. Overtime, she starts to subtly, cunningly and stealthily try to kill each of them including the dog. I cannot recall the cast as I was young when I watched it. I thought the title was, "The stepmom/mother;" however each time I google it, I end up with a Julia Roberts movie. Can someone please remember this movie and its title?MovieSeeker
Trying to figure what this movie was, saw it when I was a child. 4 characters, 2 children and 2 adults, adult Male looks like Dick Van Dyke. At one point in the movie they are running through a thick forest, singing and locate a 'City in the Woods'. They have all these weird gadgets and doodads, lots of singing in the movie. The characters are a mix of puppets and live action. Can anyone piece this together?
I saw a movie on TV in the early-to-mid 90's. I didn't catch the beginning, but I think a kid shot and killed a criminal and is heralded as a hero afterward. When he returns to school, there are wrapped presents on his desk from his classmates. One of his classmates was jealous of the attention he was getting, and maliciously knocked some of the presents out of his hand when he was walking home from school. Later in the movie, he goes hunting with his dad and starts throwing up after they shoot a deer. At the end of the movie, the partners of the criminal he killed drive around the family's property and terrorize them. He goes out to confront them and I believe broke their windshield with a rock. He later tells his mom that he isn't brave, and she responds by telling him what he just did in confronting the men was the bravest thing she's ever seen anyone do. Anybody know the name of this movie?Phaneron
There was a short film on IFC starring Troy Evans. In the short film, he is a lumberjack who happens to come across a tree woman. She ends up kissing Troy and after that he is never seen again. What's it called?
This has been annoying the hell out of me for years. I'm thinking of an early 1960s (?) black and white American movie that features numerous cameos by A-List Hollywood actors who are so heavily made-up (with wigs and latex facial prosthetics) that they are all thoroughly unrecognizable. At the end of the film, as a complete surprise, there is a sequence of each of these otherwise unremarkable cameo characters removing their makeup for a big reveal. For example, a plain, middle-aged woman who only appeared for a few seconds onscreen grandly removes her latex face to reveal none other than Burt Lancaster. I believe Robert Mitchum and Tony Curtis were also among the reveals. What is this film?Charles Austin Miller
Dax Shepherd played a homeless man living in the woods helping out 3 young boys with bullying - I'm trying to find out what the title of the movie was.
There was a movie on the HallMark Channel. In the movie, a guy goes to a town and makes friends with a woman. While there, the woman convinces the guy to be in an eating competition. The competition deals with needing to eat a huge stack of pancakes. When the competition starts, all of the contestants are eating rapidly except for the guy. When the woman demands to know why he isn't eating rapidly, he says that food is meant to be savored not devoured. I never saw the rest but I'm pretty sure he lost, making the woman angry.
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