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Question: At the end, how is it that Alan and Sarah remember Judy and Peter, if they grew up as if nothing had happened?

Melanie Elsworthy

Chosen answer: Alan and Sarah remember everything that had happened during the course of the game's length, as would Judy and Peter if they'd been alive yet when the game started. All players retain their memory of the game after it ends, except in this sort of unusual circumstance where two of them didn't exist at the time the game began.

Phixius Premium member

With the logic of Jumanji 2, Judy and Peter will also remember Jumanji in 1995. They still do not remember it because the final scene of the first film is at Christmas 1994.

The logic of Jumanji 2 (which this is) doesn't apply because the idea is in the original Jumanji film, Alan and Sarah changed Judy and Peter's history and they ended up never playing the game. In Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Alex does nothing to change the history of the 4 main characters, therefore, they go on to play the game after Alex returns to his own time.

Bishop73

Too bad Jumanji 2 has no logic and has nothing to do with this one except the name.

lionhead

Answer: Actually I believe the kids did remember there was a silent look shared between all them at the end when they meet up that many people say is confusion but I think its more along the lines of "hey don't blow this shared secret none of us can explain"

Nah there is no indication that Peter an Judy remembered as well. Think about it, they would have remembers from since they were born. Also, they would then also know their parents will die in an accident. Thats crazy. They had that look because Alan and Sarah reacted that way and were wondering why they did that. They didn't say anything and even wondered why Alan and Sarah so emphatically said "no" to their parents going skiing (where they would have their accident).

lionhead

I feel Judy and Peter remember Alan and Sarah because when Alan and Sarah shouted that Judy and Peters parents cannot go for the skiing vacation Judy and Peter did not have a shocked look on their face instead they had a smile on their face.

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Question: Why in the kitchen at the Masoods' house do they have a 4 gang light switch? 1 would be for the main light. There are no under cabinet lights, the outside lights wouldn't be switched from here either. I'm an electrician and every time I see the switch it annoys me.

Answer: Most likely a mistake by the set designers or it's a recycled set which already had the switch on (they just repaint and add other fittings).

Question: Tron fought for the users, so how was Clu able to make Tron serve him?

Answer: Because Clu was given all the authority of the most important user, the creator, Flynn.

Phixius Premium member

But what did Clu do to Tron to make him serve him? Tron fought for the Users so it would make no sense for him to suddenly side with Clu who wanted to create the perfect system and help him in annihilating the ISO's.

When Clu and co. attacked Tron and Flynn, Flynn's disc must have been damaged, removing his personality in a way similar to amnesia. This allowed Clu, now master of the system, to gain control of Tron's skills. Later, when Prinzler saw Flynn, he remembered him and what he did, and regained his original purpose.

Question: How did Riddick know the rain would bring the monsters?

Answer: Earlier in the film when he arrived at the base, he could see the monsters from a distance when the rain came in. That's how he knew.

Gavin Jackson

Question: What do the soldiers have in their mouths during combat? Shortly after Miller's team disables the machine gun nest at Omaha Beach you can see Tom Sizemore take something out his mouth and drop it and later when Edith Piaf's song is playing he takes something out of a bag and puts it into his mouth again.

Answer: During landing scene he puts chewing tobacco in his mouth... later we see him take it out and then still later he takes more from the same pouch.

Answer: They're chewing gum, or maybe tobacco.

Thomas Norris

Answer: Chewing tobacco without a doubt.

stiiggy

Question: What happened to the Queen's Crown after she put it on top of that rock to go fishing? I do not recall it being shown in the movie after that, maybe they forgot about it or I missed something?

Answer: They forgot about it. They also got her a new crown because the original one is lost.

Answer: The mother (as a bear) placed it on a rock right before the first time she temporarily turned into a full bear.

Question: What car does Brian drive in the beginning before it is blown up?

Answer: 1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX.

Answer: It was a Mitsubishi Exclipse RS.

Question: Since the Moon is not gone, just broken into pieces, wouldn't this still provide the same mass, and hence the same gravitational attraction? Hard to see how the tidal effect would destroy the Earth without physically removing the Moon's mass. Makes a nice visual, but seems to fall flat on the science.

Answer: The gravitational pull of the broken moon is spread out, not concentrated in a single body, and therefore broader but weaker. This would alter the tides. Whether it would do so as depicted I can't tell you.

Phixius Premium member

Question: I am curious why there is no lag whatsoever in communications between the Odyssey and Ground Control. We are told that the Tet is initially pretty far out in space, and even fairly close in to Earth there would still be noticeable delays. This instantaneous communication would seem to require some sort of faster-than-light system, which physics says is impossible. So, is there an explanation or is this a mistake? Seems odd to me given the care taken to design the drones and bubble craft.

Answer: There are theories to beat FTL communication, (if not travel) the fact that they are doing it in this film means they must have implemented a solution. Otherwise it has to be put down to either an oversight, or the director traded realism for drama. A long delay would probably irritate the audience.

Grumpy Scot

Question: I have seen early concept art works of this movie. Was Maximus really supposed to be black, but had his color changed to white?

Answer: Yes, he was. His color was changed either because of the castle being white, or simply because he looked strange.

Question: What did they mean in their meeting about no medicine on the mission?

Answer: The exact quote was "there's no medicine in a gunfight," meaning the SEALs couldn't just stop shooting at the enemy to help another SEAL who was injured. They're speaking more broadly of the "Self-aid" concept, where each person needs to look out for himself until someone else can come provide medical assistance.

Excellent answer.

Question: Is this 'Wrong Turn' series based on some true events or it is just a fiction? If true events, what are they?

Answer: Just fiction. Based, if anything, on mere urban legend.

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Question: In the scene where the American 82nd Airborne is storming the river bank at Nijmegen, there is a brief shot of one of the German defenders, who looks quite startingly like a puberescent boy. Anyone know whether this assumption is correct, and if so, what's the background to this story?

Daniel4646

Chosen answer: The Germans did use some Hitler youth movement in the war.

Question: Why doesn't Rapunzel's hair grow after it's been cut? The brown chunk we see under her blonde hair is the same length it was when first cut.

Answer: It is never explained why her hair didn't grow. One can assume when it lost it's power it also lost its life, meaning it couldn't grow anymore. Another valid option is that Rapunzel simply kept it short because it didn't match the rest of her hair.

Question: Did Tommy die? If so, did his body get burned up?

Answer: He did die in the end when the mother sue was on the phone she mentions "losing tommy and the others" or something like that.

Answer: Most likely he did die. After Carrie set the gym on fire, she walked out and locked the gym doors behind her so that no one could escape, leaving Tommy to die too.

Question: Rosalyn twice references the book "Power of Intention." Wasn't that first published around 2005?

Answer: It was published in December of 2005.

raywest Premium member

Question: I know what excelsior means, I googled it, but is there more of a significance for it here?

kh1616

Chosen answer: According to Wikipedia, excelsior is a Latin adjective meaning "higher" or "loftier", used in English as an interjection with a poetic meaning of "ever upward." The characters have a goal and are striving to achieve something lofty.

raywest Premium member

Question: What was with him vomiting throughout the movie? Did it mean something?

outceltc

Chosen answer: Hank is a deputy warden in a Georgia state prison.He oversees the executions of condemned prisoners, and before each one he is literally sickened by having to perform this duty.

raywest Premium member

No - he threw up after sex with Berry which is well after he quit. He threw up after drinking heavily the night before.

Question: At the beginning after Callahan has killed two guys who shot at him, the third is running away. In real life, would he have faced charges for this? The first two were self defense but the 3rd guy was running away. He is not the type of person to deny the shooter was fleeing and not a threat.

The_Iceman

Chosen answer: Under those circumstances, when someone has just committed an extreme act to protect themselves it would be hard to claim that the third shooting was deliberate murder, that he was thinking normally, and that there was no further danger. From Callahan's perspective, he might have believed the shooter was not actually fleeing and still posed a threat if he came back.

raywest Premium member

Question: Liam Neeson says he needed Johnny Squares as "a video tie-in." What does he mean by this? How does a music video help a film or vice versa?

The_Iceman

Chosen answer: MTV was extremely popular in 1988, especially with the young demographic his film was intended for. Having a music video tie-in would increase the film's exposure as well as its potential box office performance.

zendaddy621

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