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Question: I'm looking for a year 2000+ movie about childhood friends, a boy and a girl, that were separated because the girl's family had to move somewhere. Then many years passed, the girl forgot about the promise they made to be together. The boy finally finds the girl but she already had a serious boyfriend. The boy was desperately searching for the girl only to be broken hearted when they met.von.hohenheim
Question: When I was younger I watched a lot of Cartoon Craze DVDs. My mom always bought them from the dollar bin at Walmart. There was one movie and I can't remember what it was called. I've been trying to find out what it is for the longest time. Could you help me out? There was a boy and a girl. I think the girl was a peasant or something. There was a bird that would say something like "If you ever need my help just call my name!" Somewhere in it there was this giant robot that enforced some law in these caves. Also at some point in it the boy and girl were running from some people through some stairs and they called for the bird. That is all I can remember. Please help!mirfy
Question: I think the film was French. It starts with a bank robbery. The visitors of the bank have to put brown paper bags over their heads. When the money doesn't come fast enough, the robbers shoot one of them. His blood splashes on the glass. I think the robbers then hide in some apartment. There is a girl. And I think they took some journalist as a hostage, who later decides voluntarily to stay with them, probably to be able to write an article about the whole story. In the end, there is a car chase and two trucks block the street from both sides. Then the side of the truck falls away and police with machine guns on stands brutally execute the robbers (and the journalist) in their car. It is not Mesrine (1984), even though it ends with a similar scene.
Question: My daughter wants to rewatch a movie or TV show that had these elements (or something similar, she is only 5 and might be a bit off on the details). A yellow Bunny that rolls fast, a blue stretchy guy who helps a flying whale land. A unicorn or Pegasus hero and maybe a dinosaur hero.SuperTodd12
Question: I am trying to find the name of a short film relating to Christmas. There is a grandmother who is trying to get her grandchildren to sleep on Christmas eve. None of them are tired so she begins to tell them stories. But all of the stories are odd or demented. Kind of a dark Christmas movie. Best I can recall, this is animated.cncbellanger
Question: A friend is looking for the name of a film that had an older guy that looked like Danny Aiello, but wasn't, who wanted to be a singer and his wife criticized him for it. Eventually, he did some work for his neighbor who really enjoyed his singing and encouraged him. He left his wife and moved in with his neighbor. My friend thinks it came out in the 1990's. Any help is appreciated.
Question: Does anyone remember a movie, likely from the '70s, that involved a Latino bad guy driving around, perhaps in a convertible, perhaps in a South American city, and killing people by throwing bolas (rope with weighted balls on the ends) at them? It was a spy kinda movie. This one used to be played on late night TV a lot in the 1980s.
Question: I'm looking for the name of a movie made between 2000-2010 where a woman and some thugs (which include a brother, sister, her boyfriend and I think 1 or 2 others) are trapped or locked in an abandoned building (possibly an asylum), but something happens and they catch something or there is a toxin and start dying off. Please help. I don't believe it was a US made film. Thanks.
Question: Does anyone know the name of a movie about an African American family that buys a mansion and turns it into a bed and breakfast at the end of the movie? Criminals stop at the mansion to collect money they know to be hidden there. The son burns it while his family is held captive. I think it came out in the late nineties.Melissa Curtis
Question: This was probably a TV movie made before 1980. It was about a boy named Toby who is the new boy in town. The other kids don't like him and he ends up fighting a boy who falls and seriously hurts himself. Toby and this boy become friends and they play chess together. When the boy is healed and goes back to school, he pretends not to like Toby because his other friends don't like him. Anyone know the name of this movie?122359
Question: A parody western movie I saw in the late 50's. The hero was a rather simpleton character, he rode like he was glued to the saddle, because he was. He was a square shooter, his pistol barrels were square. I believe there was a mine and a couple of kids, boy and girl. Any information especially the title would be appreciated.
Question: I'm trying to remember the title of a movie I watched many years ago. I do not remember any of the people who starred in it. This movie was about a man with O.C.D. Then there was a girl. I think it was his girlfriend or soon to be girlfriend. I believe she found out something strange about him, so she searched his house when he wasn't there. She checked his closet and found something odd. She heard a noise so she quickly put things back and got out of there, forgetting about his O.C.D. She greeted him and they went to have some wine. She accidentally spilled her glass all over the carpet. She apologized and apologized. He was trying to keep calm when out of the corner of his eye he saw something out of place in his closet. He got up and looked around. He found out she was in there and started asking questions. He got mad and he tried to kill her. He chased her around the house with a knife. That's all I remember! Please help me! I've been dying to know what this movie is called. It's going to bug me until I figure it out... Thanks!blomquist
Question: I'm trying to remember a movie I saw several times on TV In the 1970's. It starred a famous blonde older movie star as the mother, and a young man who played her son, who was often in 70's made for TV movies. I thought the actress was Barbara Stanwyck but this movie doesn't seem to be listed in her bio. The younger actor always played smooth, creepy roles. It was a thriller where the young man had an obsessive relationship with his mother, and would murder for her or because of her - I think whenever he became attracted to a woman, he would eventually murder the woman because she was a threat to his feelings for his mother. They lived in a big mansion with a large staircase and at the end was a scene where I believe she finds out he is killing for her, and rewards him with incestuous affection.Hatzic