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Question: Two questions. Why did Clyde think Ames deserved to die? Sure, he was involved in the robbery, but he didn't participate in the murders, and in fact tried to save Clyde's wife from Darby. Also, why didn't Darby kill Clyde during the home invasion?

Answer: Clyde killed Ames so the police could find the hidden message and go after Darby which Clyde then lured him away to kill and place him on his property to start the cat and mouse game. Clyde blacked out too so he probably didn't remember too much what Ames did, even though he did say especially Darby is guilty. Not sure why Darby didn't kill Clyde. The scene suddenly ends. Maybe they tried or thought they killed him. I thought they stabbed him in his stomach and maybe expected him to die slowly but he managed to survive anyway.

Question: How did Claude kill Dr. Pigot? When Serafine is attempting to revive him, he doesn't seem to have a mark on him.

Answer: Perhaps the good doc died of a heart attack? Brought on from the horror / terror of being chased and then attacked by a monster? Or some other similar type of affliction. Embolism? Aneurysm?

Alan Keddie

Question: When the pregnant woman has alien eggs put in, do I have it right that she (the character) was expecting quads, and had five eggs put in her? I thought that when they burst out, there were five, but I might be in error.

Answer: Whilst I have no definitive answer for you, it is my belief that the woman was only expecting one baby. The alien just implanted as many embryos as it possibly could inside the woman.

Alan Keddie

Question: Was Anna telling the truth when she said she was a survivor, or had she been sent from the refugee colony for Neville's blood sample, because when he gave it to her he told her "I know this is what you came for"?

Answer: Anna said that she and Ethan were survivors of a plague outbreak aboard a Red Cross ship, and that they were on their way to a survivor camp in Vermont. There's no reason to doubt her story. At the end, Neville gave Anna a vial of blood that he had just drawn from the female Darkseeker (who was starting to recover from the plague). However, Neville didn't know he had developed a cure until near the end, so there's no way Anna or anybody else could have known that in advance. Anna was drawn to the city by Neville's recorded radio broadcasts, which had given her hope. When he says, "I know this is what you came for," he's talking about hope for the future.

Answer: Sorry for the late response, but I also don't know. She is a survivor, everyone from the refugee camps are survivors. I think you're asking if she came from the camp or not. I think she didn't, as far as I remember, she lived in the abandoned city too, and never went to the refugee area. I mean, at the end of the movie, they drove like a long time to get to the city. Theres no way that the refugees would have known that Neville was in that specific area and he had the cure.

Question: When did Ana become pregnant? I know she was 6-8 weeks pregnant when it was announced, so would she had been pregnant before the wedding/honeymoon or after?

Answer: The movie's timeline is not clear, but in the book, it happened during the honeymoon, way before the next Depo shot was due, so it's not because she forgot or was negligent of it. The shot ran out too early, which is rare, but it does happen.

Question: I've only seen this movie once so far and I haven't read the book yet, so my question is, what exactly happened in the scene where Ana said one of the safe words for the first time? I don't really understand what made her say that; was Christian teasing her too much or something?

Answer: He was trying to make her understand how she made him feel whenever she broke a promise (usually about her safety) by punishing her and it became too much, too intense. She also felt like it was revenge instead of love.

Question: What was the math problem on the blackboard behind Julia Roberts? I think the answer is wrong as x and y equals 3.

Answer: Yes, the solution given is wrong, it should be (x=-4, y=4). Glad I'm not the only one noticing that. Actually that's how I found this page :)

Question: Why didn't Saruman kill Gandalf when he had the chance?

DFirst1

Answer: Because he wanted Gandalf to join him. There are only five wizards in Middle Earth, and for Saruman, having a second one on his side would basically mean the Elves, Dwarves, and Men didn't stand a chance.

Friso94

Question: One of the cops said Matilda would end up in a federal orphanage once Harry was in federal prison, but can't her mother take care of her? She seems to have no idea that Harry's a criminal, and also where is the evidence that the mother is involved?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: She knows. Listen to her and Harry after their TV explodes: "I told you that was a cheap set." "It's not a cheap set, it's a stolen set!" She knows that Harry is a criminal.

THGhost

Question: How does Coraline's mom know which key unlocks the door?

Answer: She picked the strangest key for the strangest, or out of place door.

Show generally

Question: Anyone know what episode it is when Peter prank calls or jokes on the phone with someone? He says "I can't hear you can you speak a little...speak up" and repeats this several times. And I think did this sitting on a couch in his house.

Sunlar50

Answer: It's one of the Star Wars ones, when Chris is Luke going to Hoth.

Question: Right after Wonka shows the group the Everlasting Gobstoppers, Violet looks at her mother and she gives Violet a weird look. What's this about?

Brad Premium member

Chosen answer: The weird look was because Wonka didn't like the comparison between gum and the everlasting gobstoppers. Violet and her mom wanted to win, but by making Wonka irritated it didn't help their chances so they shared a disappointed look.

Answer: The look was a nod to the 1971 Gene Wilder version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In the original, Slugworth approaches the ticket holders and promises to pay them money, in return for them bringing him an everlasting gobstopper. I'm unsure whether Slugworth approached the kids in the '05 version, as you never see him do it. He's just one of the shady characters referenced as stealing Wonka's candy secrets.

Question: What were the fires for on top of the silos at night?

Answer: The people used it to signal others that they were there. A similar convention has been used in other movies. When the two children were on top of the silo, they noticed the other fires were all gone indicating that the other people out there were no longer alive.

Question: When Danny is talking to the coach about sports, the coach asks if he likes the rings. After that Danny says something snide about installing rings or something with a hidden meaning. What is he talking about?

Answer: He is likely talking about installing piston rings or some other car part. Not the Olympic rings the coach is talking about.

ctown28 Premium member

Answer: Coach Calhoun is actually not talking about Olympic Rings. He is talking about the men's gymnastics apparatus.

Michael Albert

Question: What time of year does this movie take place?

Answer: During Abby, Marcella and Cody's summer break. You can tell because Cody says he wishes to have a real adventure this summer.

Question: What exactly is the relationship between Jane and Darcy? Are they friends? Because Jane doesn't seem to like her much.

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: Darcy is Jane's intern. If I remember correctly, Darcy is the only person that applied for Jane's intern position, despite majoring in a different field altogether. Jane does like Darcy, but Darcy tends to have an overbearing personality, which tends to get on Jane's nerves.

Phaneron Premium member

Question: If the Wormwoods are moving to Guam to escape from the police, why move to Guam, a U.S territory, where the Speedboat salesmen or whatever can easily find/extradite them?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: It's a joke, because they are too stupid to know that Guam is a territory of the United States.

Question: Are Bob and Bill cops or do they sell boats? The whole thing confuses me.

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: They are FBI, and they are undercover.

Question: What exactly has Harry done to have the FBI watching him for ages?

THE GAMER NEXT DOOR

Answer: He has been receiving and selling stolen car parts.

Question: In the beginning of the movie when the father brought the video game home for his son he called his son Kevin...that later become Alex. Did I miss something?

Answer: His dad says "Hey, Kiddo." However, his dad brought him the Jumanji board game he found. The game later turned itself into a video game cartridge.

Bishop73

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