What's That Movie?

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Movie Lover At Your Service

"What's that movie with that guy that did that thing with that one girl? Oh, and it was set in high school back in the 80s?"

Have you ever asked someone a similar question? Well, I might need a little more information than that but I am pretty good at identifying movies. Lord knows I've seen my share of them and then some!

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Harry Knowles of aintitcool.com. Not me!!!

I'm a Movie Geek!

With a library of at least a thousand movies and an incessant urge to perpetually expand my collection to infinite proportions, I am a certified movie geek!

So be my guest, utilize my useless knowledge and ask away. If I do not know the answer off the top of my head I will do my best to find the answer for you (or someone else might beat me to it by answering in the comments section ).

Just type your question in the comment box at the bottom of this page (NOT in the "Ask a Question" box on the right-hand side of page ). Sorry if it takes awhile for me to answer. I am not on the net 24/7. Your question could be answered in mere minutes or it may take a few days. Bookmark this page and keeping checking back.


Please do not use the "Ask a Question" box on the right-hand side of this page!!! That is for a different function and not for this specific hub.


Helpful Hints for Your Movie Search


There are lots of ways to search on IMDb. You can search by title, actor, plots and keywords. The latter two are the best ways to search if you have that pesky unknown movie in your head. It may take some time and patience but you will find your movie most of the time using these search tools on IMDb.

Also, click on your search engine's "Search Tools" or "Advanced Search" button.  There you can filters to narrow down your search.

All In Good Fun

I know what you are thinking, "I'm on the Internet where all answers are just a mouse click away, so why in the hell do I need to ask Imadork about a movie?!?!"

You probably don't need to ask me, I just thought this would be a fun hub. Who knows though, maybe you are too lazy to search or don't know how to go about searching with the info you have. I don't care, I just enjoy movies and I find pleasure in helping people rid themselves of that frustrating feeling of the total lack of recall.

Go ahead, ask away! 


This hub has been quite popular lately. Due to the increase in questions and my own personal problems of late, I have been unable to keep up. A huge "Thank you" to all readers that have picked up the slack and answered open questions! Most notably Patrol the Skies, who seems to be an even greater movie geek than yours truly! Go check out his YouTube page here:


Although I'm not as active as in the past I am still around, so keep posting your questions! If I don't get to it, chances are someone else will. Check back periodically to see if your questions was answered.

Be Nice

Scroll through other people's questions. If you know it, answer it. Just make sure you specify the name of the questioner to eliminate confusion.

If you post a question but then find the answer on your own later, please come back and tell me. That will save me from wasting time searching for your movie.

FYI (cuz I'm starting to develop a pet-peeve) - When posting a question, if you know about how old the movie is, please add that bit of info. Telling me that it came out when you were young does not help me when I don't know how old you are.

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  • 12% A Clockwork Orange
  • 12% Blade Runner
  • 6% Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • 13% Evil Dead
  • 1% Re-Animator
  • 6% The Gods Must Be Crazy
  • 8% Heathers
  • 12% Reservoir Dogs
  • 9% Clerks
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People are still trying to ask their questions using the box below my picture and contact information despite the many mentions within this page not to. So I'll add another one.



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Stealth Man 6 seconds ago

QUestion: tv series/film, early 90s... flying saucer lands? on earth and the alien/s are white with purple/velvet suits?... he/they are dying somehow? or have a virus? and only an earth man/scientist can help???

**I don't THINK it's Andromeda**

Also, anywhere i can watch GREAT scifi shows for free (UK) NOT putlocker... thanks

Dani 7 hours ago

I used to watch this one with my friend when we were about 10.

Must be a 70s or early 80s flick about four (?) catholic girls (I think college) that go on a road trip together. Their car breaks down in the middle of no where (foresty place, river and a gas station that is closed) and they slowly one by one get killed off by some guy.


Bo 18 hours ago

Hi I'm trying to find a movie I seen in the early 70's I was roughly 4 when seen :)

It had a car in which a knife would pop out the sides ?????

Susan 2 days ago

Takes place in a small town, maybe in the 40's. A man drifts in, finds a job painting a store front, loves to fish, befriends a young deaf boy who drowns, falls in love with a widow who lets him live in a camp by the river, catches the legendary big fish.

Stealth Man 3 days ago

*sorry if duplicate but it didn't seem to post*

QUestion: tv series/film, early 90s... flying saucer lands? on earth and the alien/s are white with purple/velvet suits?... he/they are dying somehow? or have a virus? and only an earth man/scientist can help???

**I don't THINK it's Andromeda**

Also, anywhere i can watch GREAT scifi shows for free (UK) NOT putlocker... thanks

Stealth Man 3 days ago

@ Michale 11 days ago: If you are still looking, it might be that episode from the Dark Side someone else mentioned... or it could be that early 00s series with Jenifer Love Hewit *GHOST WHISPERER*?

sue 4 days ago

in 1989 i watched a film on the tv but can't remember its name or the actors in it.

the story is similiar to 'the stepfather' theme, but it is not any of them.

the story is set in america where a man kills his whole family on the 5th birthday of one of his children. fast forward to where he is remarried and has a new family. the 5th birthday is coming up of their child. an older man (which may be the wife's father or family friend) hears the story, on the radio, of the first family being killed on the childs 5th birthday and tries to phone a warning to the new wife.

a masked intruder comes into the house and after a chase the wife manages to kill him in the garage. she stops to pull of his mask to check if it is her husband.

if anyone has any idea of this film it would put me out of my misery as i can't get it out of my mind for some reason.


sue x

moviesforme66 6 days ago

Wondering if anyone can help with this. I'm trying to find the title of an old black and white film, possibly British. All I know about it is that at the end, a girl succeeds in escaping from a house where she has been held by a woman. As she attempts to leave in a horse and cart, the woman who has been holding her runs out and grabs the reigns of the horse but she gets knocked to the ground and ends up being run over by the cart. I don't know any other details about the film, it's just this vague memory of the end of the film.

Speciality 6 days ago

Thanks @MystMoonstruck! I think it's the first one.

Joan 8 days ago

Movie where boyfriend leaves girlfriend in a cave, she survives, marries a rich guy then seeks revenge on the old boyfriend

Name please

flip 9 days ago

movie centers around a guy and girl who hold 4 people at gunpoint out in kind of like a desert scene. this unstable guy kills 2 of them and at the end the woman gets away. guy goes after her with a car that was broken down. it was very gripping and kept your attention. i think it was in the late 50's or 60's. Color.

Briana5 10 days ago

@myself i found it today lol... and it's called Are You Joking, and it's on hulu plus.

MW 10 days ago

@ Allan L

Sounds like Very Bad Things:


Idarkside 10 days ago



Fat kid rules the world.

Ben 11 days ago

I remember watching this movie on Netflix a while back. It was about this guy in high school with no friends and he met someone who was a guitar player. His only friend. But he later realizes that his only friend had a massive drug addiction. They go to like the battle of the bands and he overdoses and sneaks the drugs on a teddy bear for later. Any clue anyone?? Email at aliensniper11@gmail.com Ill love you forever

dtm14 11 days ago

Looking for WWII movie - probably made in 50's or early 60's. Saw just part of movie but it was winter, Allies entered a family home. A woman and her daughter (I believe) were there, later Germans showed up as well. Believe there was a POW camp nearby as well.

Sorry, not much info to go on.

Briana5 12 days ago

The main character is a woman that films a vlog on her laptop and it goes viral because a giraffe that escaped from a zoo walked past the window. It's not animated it's real people.

Other scenes that I think I remember but I could be confusing with a different movie:

She starts going to an improv class.

Her friend signs her up to do stand up at an open mic in a small club.

She goes home for dinner and gets upset cause her parents keep comparing her to her sister.

I have not been able to look it up with any key words so you will probably have to have seen it to figure it out. And I really don't think there's any popular actors in it but there might have been some comedians I can't remember. Thanks for any help!

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MystMoonstruck 12 days ago from Illinois

@Michael ~ Tales from the Darkside (TV anthology series), "I Can't Help Saying Goodbye" (episode) From IMDb: Asthmatic Max Smith is dating Libby and plans to marry her~until he learns that her younger sister, Karen, appears to be able to make people die by touching their faces and saying goodbye.


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Adamtv 12 days ago

@Kayleb Funk

Tropic Thunder is the movie you are wondering about.

This is a great .... stupid well done movie. Directed by Ben Stiller and had Robert Downey JR. play a black man in full makeup. And he was GREAT doing it!


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Kayleb Funk 12 days ago

Hey i remember this movie about three guys who show up on a film set in a jungle! They are atually actors and they think its all set up but then they realize that they are actually being shot at and they have ti survive its a comedey and i think one of the actors atleast is colored! I thought it was called pineapple express but i was wrong

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Adamtv 12 days ago


Flight of Dragons (1982) is what you are looking for. It came from a popular book at the time.

Perfect scene you chose for the hint. Thanks for that. This was fun.

When I read that "eating rock" line, .... it instantly triggered and old memory that took me back to when I was watching this on t.v..

The Hobbit and J.R.R. Tolkien books and calendars were still very hot on the racks back then and this dragon story was ridding on that same wave for fantasy.

This story takes a science minded man, and through his experiences in the story, explains how fantasy creatures like ..... flying fire dragons can be possible.

Thanks again for the memory trigger.

Here is a clip of that very scene with the rocks here:


Allan L 13 days ago

What's the movie where a bunch of guys go on vacation and everything goes wrong and one guys wife ends up taking care of everybody

Dandandaaaaannnnn 2 weeks ago

Hi, I'm looking for a movie I watched as a kid. I remember a guy making a D&D style board game that he gets sucked in to and turned in to a dragon. Also remember they have to eat rocks from a cliff face to be able to breath fire.


LIMB 2 weeks ago

Hey, I have one about a couple, presumably married, that goes off to a cabin in the woods. The guy has a scar from a bullet wound. One part that sticks out to me is the guy who lets them use his cabin gives them a generator, saying that it has a mind of its own. That man's daughter is picked up a guy who turns out to be from America's most wanted, and is presumably killed by her. He ends up at the couple's cabin, where eventually he beats the shit out of the husband and drops him off in the words, where he is attacked by wolves, but makes it out. Eventually he makes it back, but the wife tries to kill him but ends up falling off a balcony and breaking her back over a woodchopping block.

Jay Silman 2 weeks ago

Looking for the name of the movie that contains the following which is in a black an white film. The camera alternates between a small dog running to the scene of a wedding, and a couple getting married in a ceremony in progress. A mentally ill man is standing in the background of the ceremony in progress in another room. The dog reaches the groom and tugs furiously at his trouser leg.

michael 2 weeks ago

trying to think of the series and episode name and I cant find it on google. A girl sees when people close to her die. First she sees her grandma die and she kept repeating bye when it happened. I dont remember who died next but her mom and dad think shes killing family at this point. then her dad has an asthma attack and hes telling her to get away and the mom is trying to get her away. the next scene you see her mom telling her shes going to learn how to swim and her mom is filling the innertube with pebbles enough to weight it down where it will sink. the child is standing in front of a mirror and sees herself drowning and waves goodbye while saying bye and it cuts to the credits. I think this is an episode of the twilight zone but I dont remember which one I do remember it being in color so its at least one occurring in the 70s at the earliest

MrE 2 weeks ago

@Stealth Man

You're very welcome! Thanks for the awesome compliment!

MrE 2 weeks ago

@Stealth Man

You're very welcome! Thanks for the awesome compliment!

Stealth Man 2 weeks ago

.... MrE... there are NO words... i mean... do you know HOW long i have been looking for this??? (35 yrs old) Man... you have a gift!


MrE 2 weeks ago

@Stealth Man

"The Snow Spider"(1988 TV mini-series)

You can watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIDXeZhq6II

MrE 2 weeks ago

Stealth Man 2 weeks ago

ok, this is really bugging me... this *memory* of a *mini-series* or *made for T.v* film comes back to haunt me from my child-hood... (NONE of my friends or family remember it and think i am going nuts)

The Silver Web!!! (Or any derviative thereof) (uk tv ***maybe others as well???*** in late 80s/early 90s? (google says no such thing exists O.o)

Plot???: This kid (boy) is really mysterious?? (or his family is)... school kid with like one of those public school uniforms (grey jumper etc)... only scenes i remember...: he is in a snowball fight with bullies? and he throws a snowball back and somehow there was a stone in it (magiced there by the boy)... another... he was in an old? house with an old lady and a lot of clutter?... he has powers somehow and it all revolves around this odd ***family heirloom***??? Which is a broach in the shape of a sliver spider and web... hence the reason i think its the name of the title


Barb 2 weeks ago

What is the name of the movie - the father was a asssassin for the mob but quit the business to raise his daughter when his wife died. He moved to another state and ran a garage. His daughter went off to college but would call him periodically. She called him and pretended she was at college but hung up quickly when she heard someone coming. She was doped out and had left college. The dad flew to her college state and found a friend that was in a picture he found in her room. The friend went with the dad to look for the daughter. A mob boss who for some reason wanted revenge had the daughter. At the end the guy went to a business owned by another mob boss and that "boss" said he would help but didn't want the other to know he was involved. The father gets the girl back after a shoot out. If I remember right the man seeking revenge was holding a needle to the daughters neck when the father shot him.

Stealth Man 2 weeks ago

@Maelynne: It was http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0366627/ The Jacket (With Adrien Brody)

Stealth Man 2 weeks ago

@Lode: 5 Days ago

If you are still looking??? i remember the same film (i ALSO think it might be diff from my answer)... Was it the one with Nick Cage and Tea Leoni, where he *shifts* into a parrallel world and *experiences* what their life *would* have been like if he kept to his promise??? when they were younger

IDarkside 2 weeks ago

Sean b 2 weeks ago

what's the movie where the chick spills the drink then basically gives the guy a rub down like right in public and doesn't even realize she's doing it? It's from a comedy 2000 or newer... Maybe all about Steve, or what happens in Vegas? Or if it's from a couple please fill me in?? Thanks everyone!!

THEA 2 weeks ago

Hi, I'm trying to find a movie, it's a beautiful movie with beautiful video from every part of the world, shows how beautiful Earth and nature is.. I think it begins with an 'S' and I think that main picture I saw on imdb once, had a buddha monk on it. Like in yellow, meditating...

liam shephard 2 weeks ago

hi im looking for this movie where this guy and his friends try to get points by sleeping with girls from his younger brothers year book and the main character cheats on his gril friend and she finds out and his younger brother shows her the book with all the girls and then he takes her to hospital

Ritchie 2 weeks ago

Hi, in the 90's I watched a subtitled film drama, a bit like Cinema Paradiso, on UK Channel 4 TV, I think it was French or Italian. The opening scene shows a little boy running from a house with high walls and a tall iron gate. Rather than opening the gate he squeezes between the bars to go out. At the end of the film an older female cousin who has been staying with them ( he has developed a childhood crush for her) is leaving and he runs out to say goodbye. He tries to squeeze between the bars but he is older and wider so he is unable to get out to wave goodbye. Film ends here. I would be very grateful if someone can put a name to this film. It was a very sweet film, very funny in parts and well acted, I would love to watch it again. Thanks

Lode 2 weeks ago

Hello, im looking for the movie about a man and a woman that set a date, if they are stil available they wil become a couple after so many years. Sorry i dont have mutch info, i see it long time ago. Thanks

Tank 3 weeks ago

That's it! Thanks @docnova!

MrE 3 weeks ago

Maelynne 3 weeks ago

Im looking for a movie that i can only remember a part of. There is a man in a hospital bed strapped down. Hes alone. He thinks he sees someone behind the door. He yells and finally a dr comes in. But when he checks behind the door there is nothing. I cant remember if he has hallucinations or he sees the future. But it is driving me nuts. I watched only a couple years ago maybe.

Angie 3 weeks ago

Im trying to figure out a movie of which i remember little of. It was only a few years ago i watched it. I only remember this part where the guy is in a hospital bed strapped down. The dr or nurse leaves the room and the guy thinks he sees something or someone behind the door. He yells and yells. Finally the dr comes in and checks behind it but nothings there. But i keep thinking that hes not hallucinating.

TaraD 3 weeks ago

What was the name of a movie it was made in the 80s and i wanna say 2 brothers and their mom move into a trailor park or a motel and one of the brothers starts to stalk a girl from their park and i think he tries to rape her by a water tower..

docnova 3 weeks ago

@Tank - Maybe 'The Betsy' with Tommy Lee Jones - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077228/

Sara96 3 weeks ago

What's that movie where the main character is a teenage girl who's dad is dating someone new that she dislikes. She spits gum into her dads girlfriends hair and has a panic attack near their swimming pool and ends up breathing into a paper bag. The movie was either made in the 1980s or 1990s. I think the girls mother had just died. Please help.

Tank 3 weeks ago

Looking for the name of a American movie I saw on TV decades ago, possibly from the 70s or 80s. The plot can be summarised as 'The Godfather' meets 'Tucker: The Man and His Dream': an elderly patriarch of a car making empire adopts a protege who learns the nice and not-so-nice ways of the business.

The movie starts with the wedding of the patriarch's son where the bride happens to catch the elderly father having sex with a maid after she offers to help him fix his tie. From there we meet the young, ambitious protege who may be a engineer or a test driver as he faces threats, espionage and even violence from rival car makers. He sleeps with one of the women in the family and eventually ends up seducing the youngest daughter who's barely out of school. The bride from the wedding ends up having an affair with elderly patriarch, revealing that she'd seen him with the maid. The son finds out and commits suicide near the end of the film.

Thanks in advance!

MrE 3 weeks ago


You're very welcome!

Pdrlnh2flv 3 weeks ago

MrE, thank you so much for your answer. I am very appreciative!!!

MrE 3 weeks ago

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Pdrlnh2flv 3 weeks ago

British film (I think) opens under a bridge, winter cold, man gives up his warm coat to young man who has just been kicked out of his house, man seemingly freezes to death but then wakes up with amnesia and the uncanny ability to touch people and help them find what they've lost. Every person connects him to another starting with a young boy on the streets who steals to survive and has stolen the wedding bracelet of an elderly Indian woman...it proceeds until he remembers he hid his firefighter father's keys when he was a child..which ultimately resulted in a young girl drowning, his parent's deaths, the firefighter who couldn't rescue the young girl going into a downward spiral, the little girl's parents estrangement, but when he remembers hiding the keys, time reverses and he makes a different decision about the keys. I didn't recognize any of the actors unfortunately. I don't think it is very old. Thanks soooo much for any help in identifying this movie.

Sara96 3 weeks ago

@dillon the shining?

Kalo 3 weeks ago

I can't remember all of it caus I started watching it half way through.

It was about some people stranded in the middle of now where and there was a cave with a machine turning everyone into zombie like creatures. The main character sacrificed his life by turning into one but took controll and destroyed the machine that was creating them. The zombie things had claw hands? Like all they're fingers got glued together and used as a spear like weapon.

sorry for bad grammar

noname 3 weeks ago

Hello @kagomeblue, I think your movie (TV mini series) is LOST IN AUSTEN http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1117666/


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Adamtv 3 weeks ago


Your storyline is probably open to many movies that have been made.

One that comes to mind to me is the "Resident Evil" series. https://www.themoviedb.org/collection/17255-reside...

This has the actress Milla Jovovich in them.

An other is not a series, it is just the one movie. "Doomsday" is the other film that I am thinking of. Don't remember if it has a Sci-Fi twist to it? http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0483607/

Violet 4 weeks ago

Hello. I'm actually looking for a TV series i watched when i was like 7-8

It was real life but had some animation in it.

Basic story line was this nerd who invented this video game, and i dont remember how but the characters in the game came out side of the game, (Both the good and evil characters) So now the nerd and his friend are trying to find a way to get them back in the game because their hurting real people. The friend of the nerd is the main character and a good looking high schooler who makes friends with both good video game characters (A male and female?) I dont remember much about the bad guys from the video game accept that one of them has tenticals? And also there is a real life bad guy to maybe the principle or a teacher of the school?

Much thanks ahead of time! Not knowing the name of this series has bugged me so so much over the last few years!

random_dude 4 weeks ago

Been willing to watch this movie for a while, but alas - no luck finding it. I was a kid when I wateched the movie (I believe they were several, so a franchise).

I believe it was made around the 1990-2001th and if memory serves me right it had apocalyptic vibe, possibly sci-fi to it (also a desert perhaps?) - the lead was female.

There were a lot of weapons in the movie too (she was a fighter).

Not sure, but I think she was also hunted.

I know this is not a lot of information - i have no idea about director, actors, name or year... just a general plot by memory.

bonopoly 4 weeks ago

I don't remember too much about it but I am trying to find out the name of a movie that was playing when I woke up one morning. I saw it in the last two to five years but I don't know the age of the movie. It appeared to be from the 2000s, possibly late 90s. There was a dark haired man with an accent (maybe British) who appeared to be holding people hostage in an office building. If memory serves, the dark haired guy kind of reminded me of a cross between Peter Gallagher and Ian Brown or Julian Sands. I seem to recall a woman getting free from being tied up and going down a hallway finding dead coworkers and running from dark haired guy. In the end the dark haired guy ended up not being the murderer. The movie was overall creepy and kind of gory. Anybody have any ideas?

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MystMoonstruck 4 weeks ago from Illinois

@Speciality ~ Buried Alive (1990 TV movie) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099188/

There is a sequel: Buried Alive II (1997 TV movie).


Dillon 4 weeks ago

I'll be surprised if anyone can get this because I remember only a small clip of this movie. I saw it quite a while ago, at least ten years or more ago. All I remember is a young child in a creepy middle aged man's bathroom and he's locked inside. He gets out of the bathroom by escaping the window and he runs away through a field. I believe the man chased after him through the field but I don't remember anything before or after that lol

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Adamtv 4 weeks ago

@Tiny Brown

The Howling is probably the movie you are looking for.


Speciality 4 weeks ago

Hey everyone. I can't remember the name of this movie I saw in the late 80s to early 90s. It was made for tv, I believe. It was about a either a man or a woman that wanted to get rid of their spouse. They poisoned them with salmonella or maybe botulism. Then they buried their spouse in the yard. But the spouse wasn't dead and dug their way out. They then "haunted" the other one until they finally killed them I believe. Sorry for the scanty details... Any help would be awesome. It was probably a USA production. Thanks!

Tiny Brown 4 weeks ago

There was a movie I saw when I was a kid in the 80s and all I can remember is two werewolves were outside by a fire having sex under the moonlight... What movie is that???

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Adamtv 4 weeks ago


I remember this movie. The rough voice was a key point that brought it back to me.

The movie is The Grave (1996).

For some reason I was remembering that it was a western or period piece for some reason. But I was wrong. You can view it on YouTube.


Marvin Rist 4 weeks ago

OK, another doozie for me! What I remember is that a pretty confident guy meets a very wealthy guy by happenstance, but can't remember why. They talk about the rich guys problems and the guys is blunt with him and it intrigues the rich guy, and he hands him a card and offers the guy a job. The guy is kind of cocky and says something like "I don't need a job". Shortly after that, his life changes and he loses his job, girl, house, etc., and has to show up to the rich guy's estate for a job and is hired as a limo driver I think. He tells him to move into the servant's house. He moves in and it is more like an apartment with two rooms and a common area. His roommate is a black guy that is pretty funny and they become friends pretty quickly and this guy, (main character) says he won't be there long. The black guy tells him he took the last driver's job. He thought the last driver died, but he got fired and was mad about it and very big and mean. The black guy said he hoped the guy didn't run into him, which he does later in the movie. His life finally turns around in the movie. Anyway, that is pretty much what I remember about the movie. I thought it might be Map to the Stars, but it really doesn't fit. I think it was a newer movie, but for the life of me, cannot seem to figure it out. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks and have a great weekend.

KarynLee20 4 weeks ago

@Mads m Aarsdale

I think your movie is called "Untraceable" with Diane Lane and Billy Burke.

MrE 4 weeks ago


You're welcome!

Thomas 4 weeks ago

@MrE wow that was fast! thanks so much! :)

MrE 4 weeks ago


"Tempting Fate"(1998 TV Movie)


You can watch the full movie here:


Thomas 4 weeks ago

Hi everyone :) The movie I'm trying to figure out was I think (?) a made for tv movie from around 15 years ago? It must've been sci-fi, because the only plot point I remember is that in a parallel word no one was fat. And when someone from "our" world wound up there (I think with some friends) they're walking down the street and people from the parallel universe are looking at the fat guy (who wasn't even very fat, honestly) like as if he should be ashamed to out in public, or he should stay at home or be in jail or something. Any ideas?

MrE 4 weeks ago

@Marvin Rist

You're welcome! I just happened to watch that movie last week and thought

It might be a possibility. Glad I could help.

Mads M. Aarsdal 4 weeks ago


My girlfriend and I saw a thriller at home on dvd in 2005-2010.

I remember a female police officer trying to catch a serial killer.

I have two moments from the movie in my mind.

She finds one of her coleuges strapped to a chair and if they don't do something in time he will get acid over his body. I think the acid was green.

The second thing I remember is that I think it ends on a bridge where the female officer is crying.

I don't think it has a happy ending.

Marvin Rist 4 weeks ago


That was it! Thanks you so very much! I would have never guessed that movie because I could not think of one character in that movie, which is crazy because there were actually some pretty popular actors in there. Wow, what a throwback to my teenage years. I have wanted that 911 Targa ever since then and still haven't gotten one and they sure haven't gotten any cheaper!

Thanks again for the peace of mind and rest from my searching! LOL

Robert 4 weeks ago


I think your movie is Jane Eyre

kagomeblue 4 weeks ago

I'm looking for a movie where this woman is reading I think pride and prejudice and find a door in her bathroom and goes in it and she finds out she's in her favorite book

Jennifer 4 weeks ago

Jamie i think it is a mom for Christmas

Christina 4 weeks ago

Can't remember the name of this movie....

1800's time period. Husband cares for his crazy wife. Falls in love with another woman, tells her the truth......... in the end the crazy wife burns the house

Jamie 4 weeks ago

What is the movie where a little girl wishes for a Barbie doll to become his dad's girlfriend The theme song is lucky

Georgie 4 weeks ago

I think this movie was released within the last few years, I think it was in English but set in France. A man meets a woman and they date but later he finds out she has a husband. She wants him to meet her husband and assures him that it is OK in her culture for a woman to date other men… I cannot remember at all what the movie is!

MrE 4 weeks ago

@Marvin Rist

Try "High School USA"(1983) with M. J. Fox.

You can see one of the shots of the Porsche at about 1:06.08....


Marvin Rist 4 weeks ago

No, that's not it Karyn Lee,

I've looked through that movie and it doesn't fit. This is more of the rich ivy league snooty prep guy with a Porsche and the superficial relationship with the hot girl, until she meets the new guy in the film that doesn't really belong. The rich guy is showing off and reminding the guy that he is outleagued and outclassed, and does not belong at this level because he is intimidated and worried that he will take his girl. I know, kind of a typical underdog story with upper and lower class storylines. This is what is making it so difficult for me. That is why the blue or silver (not sure of color, but I think it is one of these) Porsche Targa with the open tops or maybe a convertible pulling up in front of the school or dorm is so important. It is the only real thing I can remember that might help distinguish this movie from the many others that are similar. It might be one of the Revenge of the Nerds movies, and I have them set to record on my DVR this week and if it is, I will post it on here to answer this question for anyone else who might be looking for this movie. Thanks again for everyone's help! Have a great weekend!

KarynLee20 5 weeks ago

@marvin rist

Could the movie be SomeKindOf Wonderful ?

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Adamtv 5 weeks ago


This has that crying thing you mentioned. It's so odd a thing. I am guessing this is the movie you were searching for. I have never seen it so I can't say for sure.

The Little Death (2014)


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Adamtv 5 weeks ago

@Elizabeth M

Red River song in Wild.


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Adamtv 5 weeks ago

@Elizabeth M

Not sure if this is the scene you were looking for.

A part of this song was sung in the 2014 film Wild by child actor Evan O'Toole during a scene with Reese Witherspoon.


Elizabeth M 5 weeks ago

What is the movie( or is it a tv show) where a woman meets a little boy and an old lady on a path in the forest. Thay have a mule ( or is it a donkey) and the little boys asks the stranger if she'd like to hear him sing a song. He sings Red River Valley and they part ways.

Marvin Rist 5 weeks ago

OK, I've tried to read as many posts on here as I can and I cannot find my movie so here goes and sorry if it has already been answered but I have been looking for this movie for weeks now. All that I can remember is that I believe it was in the 80's but maybe early 90's and it was a rich snobby prep school type movie where the rich dude drove a silver or light blue (I think) Porsche 911 Targa and pulled up in front of a school. Cannot remember if it was high school or college. He was being mean to a poor lower class guy that was after his girl. He was wearing the typical preppy clothes and had the normal posse of preppy friends. I thought it was something like Class or Oxford Blues, but can't seem to find this scene anywhere, but it is similar to these movies. Any help would be so appreciated. Thanks.

zeroziat 5 weeks ago

This is an old-ish french movie I just can't get the name of again.

It encompasses the life of this man, his dad is a commercial pilot and dies flying cargo over a warzone or something like that, at a certain beginning portion of the film the father plays a song for the kid (protagonist) that becomes the movie's main theme I think. The boy falls in love with his (sister/stepsister (?)) and they make up a scheme to stay home together for like 2 weeks. I think the girl liked setting shit on fire now that I remember. There was also a fat kid the girl gets infatuated with completely ruining the poor boys heart. (this kind of vibe is repeated through the movie too) The movie ends with the guy escaping an asylum for old people with a gun (this was kinda at the middle, actually) and then he goes replace this dude that has a hit on him, he dies getting shot in the chest while standing in his living room clutching a rose and holding some candy in his mouth. He gets cremated and he's happy as the movie's theme plays and the ashes get scattered from a plane.


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MystMoonstruck 5 weeks ago from Illinois

@Cornetta ~ There is another crazy hamburger movie that ends with singing: Hamburger: The Motion Picture (1986).


ShortySam 5 weeks ago

A loser type overweight dude has a job as a security guard in a mall but is promptly fired when security cameras catch him masturbating on the job, inside a lingere shop dressing room. He is fired and returns home to find his wife in bed with a dude that she picked up in a bar. He believes she is being raped and I can't remember if he ends up killing his wife, her lover or both but he ends up working in a mysterious motel that turns out to be a second chance scenario for folks to right a serious wrong that they may have committed in their life. I think at the end, I seem to remember the "Keeper" of the motel telling him, "you chose well". I can't be sure about that, though...

Cousintotes 5 weeks ago


I believe that there is a scene like that in the movie "The Life of David Gale"



rere918 5 weeks ago

@Adamtv & @cornetta

I'm a dude. He's a dude. She's a dude. 'Cause we're all dudes!

Welcome to Good Burger, home of the Good Burger! Can I take your order?

rere918 5 weeks ago

idk if anyone already asked.... as curious as I am, can't look through 70K comments.

in gone girl, what do the post its say on her calendar??? I could only ever make out "kill self?" thanks in advance

Kivanc Y 5 weeks ago


I did not see this entire movie so it will be hard for me to explain and harder for you to find it I presume. Anyway, at the end of this film, the good youngsters are in a hut in the middle of nowhere (in a US desert I think). They are there connected to a (I think) drug trafficking/mafia issue. There happens a shootout, bad guys die (I think one of them was particularly vicious). One of the good youngsters is of African-American descent with funny hair, he keeps the money and drives home (I think with some of his friends alive, or maybe alone). On the way home he sees the spirit of a Native American tribe chief waving to him as a good luck gesture for he was somehow protecting him (I think). So, can anyone name this movie please? Thank you very much in advance :)


Kivanc Y 5 weeks ago

@Kelly Coats

It may be a little late but you may be after the original Sweet November:


Cheers :)

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Adamtv 5 weeks ago


Don't know if this is the movie you were speaking about, but it is about a burger joint that is trying to out do an other. Good luck.

Good Burger - (1997)


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