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Question: There was a movie that I think took place in China. The movie was about a woman who notices that when she gets a bill mailed to her house showing her credit card purchases, it shows purchases she never made. She tries to fight the credit card company but with no luck. She then hires a private investigator who tells her to go out and buy some stuff and he would monitor her purchases to find out what's happening. She does and when she buys something, the PI and his secretary are shocked to show that while the woman is making purchases at one place, simultaneously some one is also making purchases at other stores across the city. It's eventually discovered that someone is making cloned credit cards and is selling them for a profit.
Question: Need help in knowing the name of a TV series of hauntings in America. One episode dealt with a man who back in Puritan days tried to kill his girlfriend after he returned from a voyage to discover that she was now married to somebody else, so he shoots her in the stomach and then himself in the head. She lives but he dies. Another episode has a man with a son who married a woman who also had a son. The man has a farm and while dying from a disease, he makes the woman promise that when he dies, the farm will go to his son and not hers. She promises but, when the man dies, the woman goes back on her word and gives the farm to her son. A few days later, sand begins appearing on the farm until eventually, there is so much sand that the woman and the two boys had to leave it.
Question: I am trying to find a movie that I have one prominent scene in my head about: The main portion of the film is about a woman (I believe she is Native American) helping a guy (I think he is a cop) track someone through the desert. I vaguely remember a reference to him being called "shadow." This bad guy is constantly evading them, but will pop up at random times causing havoc. The scene I remember: the cop is climbing up some rocks trying to get to the top and just as he reaches it, the guy he is looking for is there. He grabs the cop's head in his hands and after they talk for a bit he bites a chunk out of the cop's forehead. I think this film was from the 80's or 90's.
Question: I remember seeing this trailer. It's not that old... Maybe 2 years ago. It's about this middle/older aged dad who has no date for his son's wedding and he just happens to meet this beautiful stranger on a bridge and randomly asks her to be his date. In the trailer you see that she agrees and she gets a dress and her hair done etc. and looks fab... And off they go! Anybody?
Question: I am trying to identify a film that I saw on TV in the 1970s, or early 80s which ended with a woman dying in a hospital bed the same time as her husband was being killed in a war (shot in Spanish civil war?) Their ghosts walk out of the hospital window together (towards a mountain?). I think the film may have been set in the early 30s/40s/50s but I am not sure. Any help would solve a 30 year running joke with my parents and would be gratefully received. Thank you.
Question: Movie about a psychiatrist that works for the police and has a patient that is crazy. His wife sleeps with one of his patients in a hotel? The patient becomes obsessed and the psychiatrist ends up killing his patient at their vacation home at the end of the movie. It's not Asylum, thanks for the help.Crazyman24
Question: I doubt anyone will know, but here goes; I watched a movie years ago and all I can remember is that it was about two female friends, one of the friends is sort of jealous and even possibly in love with the other one, who works in some kind of performing arts (stage actress?). They briefly live together, but then have a falling out. All I can remember is the ending; one of the women is in a car with her male partner and drives by the other woman who is walking alone through town, then the screen goes black. I think it might have been foreign (French?) and probably mid to late 90's. That's all I can remember, please help! I think it's set in the 1940s.
Question: This is from an early to mid-1970's movie. A woman in a sheer dress is walking along a beach with a green-colored man with green curly hair on a leash. She stops, removes her necklace that has a large diamond on it and gives it to the green man, who then walks out to a rock outcropping and looks at the sun through the diamond. Anybody have an idea as to what was the name of this film?Scott215
Question: Thought the actor was Anthony Hopkins but cannot locate the movie. Wife thinks she's dying of cancer. They agree to jump off a cliff. He gets a message from the doctor saying it was all a mistake and she's not dying, but he doesn't tell her. She jumps off the cliff and he inherits lots of money. Last scene he is in big city exhibiting his art.Rosy Gott
Question: A movie with a gang of black kids - one of them shot some people, it might have been by accident. The kid was still in school and he liked his teacher - his teacher thought he was a great student but he couldn't go on the class field trip with them because of what he did. I can't remember the movie. It's a pretty old movie, maybe around 1990's.
Question: I just cannot remember the name of this film. I believe it begins with a boy coming out of school, observed by a shadowy figure in a fedora hat. The boy attends the funeral of his father and again the shadowy figure is watching. He lives with his pregnant mother and stepfather (works on the trains). The shadowy figure turns up at their house and it is his father, who's not dead. At some point the boy and mother go to his teacher's house where she lends him a camera of her deceased husband. Boy goes off with father (and possibly newborn sibling) and father is chased by police (I think). They stay in a deserted warehouse (possibly down in London). Eventually he returns home to mother, and I think the film ends with the boy going to the cinema to see a film. I think it was set in the 1940s, and definitely in Britain. Please help!
Question: I am looking for a real tear jerker my siblings watched together. It was made before the 1970's. It may be a British film because they can't name any of the actors. The story is about a poor man who lives with his small and beloved dog. The man has taught the dog many tricks and that is how they make a living in the street or park. A little rich girl sees the dog doing tricks and asks her father to hire them for her birthday party which is a big hit. The little girl wants the dog and her father offers to buy the dog. The poor man refuses the offer to sell his beloved pet. Time goes by and the man gets sick. He recalls the rich man's offer and sells the dog. The dog is depressed at losing his beloved master and will not do any tricks or engage the little girl. The movie pans back and forth between the dying old man and the listless dog who die about the same moment. The man appears on the final scene on the stairway to heaven and the dog appears moments later. They walk up the stairs together. I would love to give this movie to them for Christmas.talcolagrande
Question: There is a movie from the 90s, maybe. About a college science teacher who plays Dr. Frankenstein. A student dies and he brings him back. At first the student looks like himself and is still normal but as he dies and is brought back he becomes more grotesque and more like a monster. The doctor is married and has a girlfriend on the side. When the wife finds out she too has an affair with the girlfriend.Jneedsinfo1
Question: Saw what I think might be a TV movie several years ago. The plot is about an old woman who is suffering from an illness that is causing her intense physical pain. She keeps pleading to die because of it, and when her daughter hears that she wants to die, she takes both her parents to court claiming that because of the illness, her mother can't make any rational decisions. The judge rules in favor of the daughter. The old woman's husband, upset over the ruling, kills his wife while she's lying in bed one night and when he's caught, he's charged with murder.
Question: I'm thinking of a live-action kids' movie from the late 1990s in which a dog is the lead character. At one point in the film, the dog takes a White House tour and views portraits of presidents with their pet dogs. One of the portraits is of Bill Clinton with his dog on a leash. There is not and never has been an official White House portrait of Bill Clinton with his dog on a leash, so the portrait in the film was painted as a movie prop. What movie is this?Charles Austin Miller
Question: I only remember parts of this movie - what I remember is teens who broke down stumbled across a house in the middle of nowhere. The teens went inside the two storey house, one who was a African American boy sat down in something like a lounge chair, put on his earphones and went to sleep. Another teen went to the kitchen, and the other teen girl went upstairs to take a shower. When the killer arrived home out of the woods he killed them - he went upstairs, killed the girl in the shower, then I can remember the killer sitting on the side of the bed. He opened a drawer and pulled out a finger which still had a ring on it. I can remember one of the teens running outside and hiding under the house, a cop showed up and I think the killer killed him but the girl got away. There was also a bar scene dealing with the killer.Ab2202