What's That Movie?

Updated on April 13, 2018
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What Was That Movie Called?

"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, instead of languishing in agony, there are many different steps you can take to help you figure out what that movie is. I have outlined a few here in this article.

I have found that these steps are the most helpful:

  1. Think about the plot of the movie: What happens and what do the characters do? Is there anything important that sticks out in your mind? Something that separates the movie from others and makes it unique.
  2. Think about the setting: What period was the movie in? What cultural allusions did the film make? Did the movie reference any historical moment or any other film of note?
  3. Think about the music: Was any popular song used in the movie? It's very straightforward to look up things like that online, so even if it's only one song, you still have something to search with.
  4. Think about the actors: Who was in the movie? Anyone whose name you can remember? Perhaps you can only remember a character's name, that's still a big clue that can aid in your search.

How to Search Google When You Don't Know the Name of the Movie?

Sometimes all you need to find the movie is a well-formulated search query on Google. Try to type in keywords and concepts unique to the movie. The great thing about the internet now is that there are so many writers out there compiling movie lists that it makes it much easier to find obscure movies that you have forgotten the title of.

I recently watched the movie Waking Life, a film about lucid dreaming, so I tried searching for it on Google without entering the title, and I was pleased with how quickly I was able to find it.

You'll notice that the movie I was searching for, Waking Life, came up near the top of the first search page.
You'll notice that the movie I was searching for, Waking Life, came up near the top of the first search page. | Source

What Was the Name of That Movie?

If you have not had any luck using Google, there are other ways to search the internet to find what you are looking for.

There is a new site called What Is My Movie? which uses an AI algorithm to give you similar movies just by typing in a search phrase. The AI is the most accurate when searching for a title as it will tend to bring up movies with the search terms in their titles. Keep that in mind when using the search program as you can get some wonky results if you do not search using the correct keywords. It will take some trial and error to figure out the right search terms, but after that, the AI works quite well.

The Valossa search engine on What Is My Movie
The Valossa search engine on What Is My Movie | Source

Tips for Your Movie Search

If you decide to search other places online for your movie, IMDb.com is a great database to use. There are lots of ways to search on this site: by title, actor, plot, or keywords. The latter two are the best if you have that pesky unknown movie in your head. It may take some time and patience, but you will find the movie most of the time.

Also, click on the search engine's "Search Tools" or "Advanced Search" button. There you can use filters to narrow down your search. The site is also great for finding technical information on the entire crew of any given movie. So even remembering the name of a minor actor that does not have a Wikipedia page can help you find the movie on IMDb.

What Does IMDb Mean?

It an acronym for Internet Movie Database!

The IMDb homepage
The IMDb homepage | Source

Famous Songs Used in Movies

If you can figure out a certain song from the film, Wikipedia or allmusic.com can be useful sources for finding out what movies have used the piece. For most famous songs Wikipedia contains a wealth of information about when the song was used in other media. AllMusic is good for finding technical information such as the soundtrack that a certain song has appeared on, which can help you immensely. Even a song that may not be popular enough to have a Wikipedia page will most likely have a page on AllMusic listing the albums it has appeared on.

A look at a typical Wikipedia page for a song, in this case "Neat Neat Neat" by The Damned. You can see that this song was featured in the movie Baby Driver.
A look at a typical Wikipedia page for a song, in this case "Neat Neat Neat" by The Damned. You can see that this song was featured in the movie Baby Driver. | Source

Ask a Question

If you are still having trouble figuring out the name of the movie, then please ask in the comment capsule below!

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        PoppyFInn 

        10 minutes ago

        Many years ago me and my sis changed channel to by accident find a movie, where it appears a woman was locked into a big house alone (we missed the beginning of the movie).

        She was trying to find her way out, and found life sized dolls in some rooms - dressed in "life on the Prairy-clothing". You could hear some of the dolls(?) giggling and also the woman talking to herself, as she wonders around in the house, trying to find her way out.

        As I remember it, someone came to the house the following morning, and the woman was then found dead - the viewer understood that the dolls may have had something to do with it - or she turned mad and killed herself?

        In my memory it could have been a British film, it had kind of a grey/brown look to it, and maybe shot in the 80s or 90s (or even 70s)? No fancy trick-shots, but very basic and spooky, psychological thriller-feeling to it.

        Any luck of finding tips on the movie here?

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        Mark Picard 

        5 days ago

        @Rogue Dom

        I’m pretty sure some kind of plastic bag. I don’t recall any supernatural elements or body parts moving. Something about him being haunting does sound somewhat familiar, though I think if it was present it was more about him being crazy than supernatural, but I am unsure.

        The only other things I remember is that I think he used some kind of saw. And that I watched it on either UPN or CW on something they used to call “movie matinee” they played on the weekends. And that I watched it sometime between 2002-2010.

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        Rogue Dom 

        6 days ago from Lancaster County, PA

        @Mark Picard That sounds REALLY familiar, but I'm having trouble with it as well. Do you remember any other details? Do you happen to remember, for instance, were the body parts wrapped in butchers paper or in little green plastic bags? That's something that keeps nagging at me. Also, do you know if there was a supernatural aspect to it at all? Did the parts move or did the victim "haunt" him somehow? I'm not sure if that was a part of the movie I'm thinking of or not. I'm just trying to jog your memory a little.

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        Mark Picard 

        7 days ago

        Police are looking for a killer who cut a woman (or maybe women?) into pieces and put the pieces into plastic bags and flushed them down the toliet (I think). The cops find a suspect. Right before he is to take a lie detortor test he takes a pill, which the cops believe to be to help him cheat the test. But he says it has to do with controlling a mental illness. The illness involves him going into a trance where he stands up on a chair and proceeds to undress.

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        Mark Picard 

        7 days ago

        @iccy bean

        The Great Outdoors? Let me know.

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        Kayleigh554 

        7 days ago

        Trying to remember an anime movie. I'm guessing it was Japanese anime. All I remember is a dark haired girl and boy on some adventure, I think it was in a city - maybe Tokyo. It's not Spirited Away, Castle in The Sky, or any Sailor Moon. I think the cover had the girl's face and a moon on it.

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        Iccy Bean 

        7 days ago

        I'm trying to remember a US comedy film about a family on holiday in a log cabin. I think a grizzly bear features in it.

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        the whole movie takes place in a black woman's apartment with a white male visiting. what is the name of this movie? 

        11 days ago

        the whole movie takes place in a black woman's apartment with a white male visiting. what is the name of this movie?

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        Geordiegirl 

        12 days ago

        I’m looking for the name of a movie. It’s a English/Chinese fantasy movie in the style of Forgitten Kingdom. All I can remember is s scene where Chinese ladies dressed in long flowing robes and suspended by ropes are sword fighting running along the cliff face. Can anyone help

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        mike 

        2 weeks ago

        Don't have a clue what the title could be. A film student makes brilliant short films. The pretentious film professor is very critical of the student yet makes brief black and white films of his hand.

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        Mark Picard 

        3 weeks ago

        Classic Animated film where a boy is hiding/running from soldiers who I believe are on horseback on a cliff.

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        Mark Picard 

        3 weeks ago

        @Botzkii

        Just came out like two years ago but sounds a lot like 2:22.

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        Glenn 

        4 weeks ago

        Saw this movie over a decade ago but only remember very little like a couple of scenes. I think some fat chick with guns or bombs equipped to her tries getting revenge on this girl but ends up missing a few times.. that’s pretty much all I remember oh and some guy gets darted in bed while with a girl and dies without her even knowing. But it’s a fuzzy memory now sadly.

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        Cat74 

        4 weeks ago from San Diego, California

        @Patricia ~ Are you thinking of "Shutter Island" from 2010?

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        Patricia 

        4 weeks ago

        The scene in the movie i cant remember the name of is at a mental institution where a patient thinks he is a doctor and drives a car around the property and the staff indulges him in his fantasy

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        PeterES 

        5 weeks ago

        Alexander, remembered the scene soon as I read your description. It was a 1983 James Bond film, Sean Connery's "Never Say Never Again" - the unlucky victim of the trick was not a receptionist, but rather one of (villain) Largo's henchmen.

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        Alexender 

        5 weeks ago

        I can only remember one seen from this movie.

        A tall dark haired guy enters a casino or a club, but the receptionist doesnt allow him to enter. The tall man pulls him aside in a closet and hands him a small black box, telling him that if he moves, the box will explode before he leaves.

        I can't remember what he did in the casino but when he comes back and opens the closet, the receptionist has sweat over his entire face and is in exactly the same posistion that he was in when he left.

        The tall guy takes the little black box and pulls out a cig, revealing it was a cigarette holder. He lights it and walks out.

        I think this movie is from the 70s or 80s.

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        Nikki Sonrisa 

        5 weeks ago

        @P. Liren that sounds like American Graffiti (1973) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0069704/

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        P. Liren 

        5 weeks ago

        Hello

        Can't remember the name of movie.

        Movie is probably set in the 60's, it's about a group of teens in their last(probably) year of high school.

        Group of teens: 2-3guys and 2-3girls; guys are in open-chest shirts and flared jeans (maybe high-waisted).

        One of the girls has long blonde hair and works at a drive-in restaurant as a waitress in roller skates; she spent some with one of the guys in his hippie themed van.

        Another boy had a car and the group of teens would skip school and drive to the rival school to mess with their cars.

        Movie ends with a car race between two guys (one of the main characters/"good guy" and the "bad guy"). Whoever wins - gets the girl. They have to drive to the edge of a cliff, the one who brakes last is the winner. The "bad guy" gets scared and brakes near the edge, the "good guy's" car goes over the cliff, crashes and burns.

        Than there's a moment of silence, everyone thinks that the guy died, but turns out he jumped out of the car.

        The "good guy" lost a car, but won the race and the girl. The end.

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        Buster Cat 

        6 weeks ago

        Indy film c1990. Film fest award winner.

        Banker steals suitcase of money, drives off with it in the trunk of his car. Travels through the desert southwest and witnesses a car drive off the empty highway. Banker discovers a beautiful woman and a gangster, and is essentially held hostage until the end of the film, and falls for the girl while being carted around to the gangsters various errands. Interestingly, the gangster has a terrible stomach ulcer, drinks pepto constantly, and pronounces Cancun (oon) as "Can cun". In the end the gangster finds the suitcase full of $. Movie ends with banker and gangster with guns locked in draw. What will the banker choose - the money or the girl???

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        Dean C. 

        6 weeks ago

        Figured the answer out to the question about the movie that I posted three days ago. The movie is “Nymphomaniac”.

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        greatgeet 

        6 weeks ago

        Hi

        this movie si pitched in the 70s and 80s. a man (probably a mayor) and his kid's nanny are in love..his wife and the kid's mother is rude and doesnt care about her kid. she learns about her husband's love and plots to kill the nanny.she sends a couple of thugs to their apartment after ensuring and she and her hubby are out for a party. the kiddo and nanny are at the apartment. but as fate would have it, the thugs end up in an another apartment right above the correct one, where again there is another kid and its nanny. all thehappenign above can be headby the nanny below...how she saves the kid above as well as the mayor's kid si the whole story....would be very thankful if you can nail the title.

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        scottyvdub 

        6 weeks ago

        Hi, i watched a movie recently ,i think its a 2018 or 17 movie ,its a sci-fi movie set in the future , thete is some kind of vr environment where you can have a virtual friend to talk to.in the movie a female awkward hacker type girl ,think shes black ,makes friends with ones of these AI s and makes her more intelligent, she has blonde hair ,

        At one point they are together in a vr type game environment but nobody uses that game any more ,its basically abandoned . I think the hacker type girl gets some kind of chip put in her arm ,

        Please help ,i cant remember the name or whos in it

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        Victoria 

        6 weeks ago

        I've been searching hardcore for this movie so if someone could help--that would be amazing. I remember watching this movie in the early 2000s but it could have been made earlier (90s or maybe even late 80s). There's this kid (blonde) and he is basically left alone in a cabin...I can't recall why but there is some sort of emergency that the rest of his family is held up in. He has to fend for himself for the winter and in a way this movie reminds me of a survival type movie. There's a really depressing scene in the film where a baby dies and the mother or father (can't remember) has to bury their child on their journey back home. The son that is left at the cabin is clearly unaware of this situation and manages to build a crib made of wood. The movie is set way in the past (no cars, etc. mainly getting around by horse). The characters in the story sort of reminded me of how a pilgrim would dress. The closest I came to finding the actual movie/plot is when I discovered the plot for Jean Van Leeuwen's book "Cabin on Trouble Creek"...any thoughts on what it could be would be greatly appreciated!

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        Dean C. 

        6 weeks ago

        Looking for the name of a movie where this guy was tied to a chair and he was either being tortured or interrogated. He wouldn’t talk, so they brought in a naked woman and he had no reaction. Then they brought in a naked man and he still had no reaction. Then they brought in a child and they noticed that he got an erection and then he started crying because they now knew his dirty little secret fetish.

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        Cousintotes 

        6 weeks ago

        @Botzkii

        Could you be thinking of 2:22?

        https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1131724/?ref_=fn_al_t...

        -Cousintotes

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        Botzkii 

        6 weeks ago

        Hi,

        I need help about to know title this kinda thriller movie already around mids 2010s where the guy and hos girl have their own versions in the past and they rushed back to meet again at the train station with a huge clock but someone is chasing them so that their future or past versions will also die but the supposed gunman was shot and captured or killed i forgot. Its like sort of lovestory. Pls. Help

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        KathySelden 

        7 weeks ago

        A fairly recent French movie. I only saw one scene. A boy has climbed a ladder to look through a young woman's window. She is dressed in some kind of cheerleading or majorette outfit. Even though she knows he is looking, she does a provocative dance.

        Can anyone help with what this was? Thanks!

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        Craigus 

        7 weeks ago

        @Dr-Pr

        Sounds a lot like "A High Wind in Jamaica".

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        Amelie Tremblay 

        7 weeks ago

        The movie was produced around 2010-2015, the film takes place at the edge of a lake with beautiful houses. A boy and a blonde girl live next to each other and the boy fell in love with the girl. He sleeps together and the girl ends up killing her father-in-law / father / guy who works closely on a boat. Following a murder, a big investigation begins and the main person in charge is a girl a little tanned. The boy tries to cover the murder of the blonde girl and the protege but the police think and still accuses. At the end of the film the boy is trapped in a house and we discover that the blonde girl and the police woman are lovers and that they are the first love of each other and that is why the police always accused the boy.

        I find that the blond girl in the movie looks a lot like Bebe rexha but I can not remember her name anymore.

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        Olivia 

        7 weeks ago

        @Baff

        Thank you ever so much! That banshee scene is just like I remember!

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        Baff 

        7 weeks ago

        @Olivia "The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island", 1999, with Ernest Borgnine.

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQWIv4w7x-Q

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        Olivia 

        7 weeks ago

        Please help me out!

        The movie is set in the 80's or 90's; I watched it in the early 2000's.

        A teenage(ish) boy and his friend help out on his grandfather's boat, and the grandfather tells them a story/song about a sunken treasure.

        The grandfather passes away (pretty sure) and he leaves them a clue to the treasure. It ends up being a third or so of a broken refrigerator emblem (they don't know that until the end). The two boys set out on the boat to find the treasure.

        They go to an island and find another piece of the emblem on an island that is very jungle-y.

        They come across another boat (super nice rich type) of a family that says they knew the boy's parents. The wife is in wheel chair and ends up turning super mean and monster like because they want to find the treasure. She ends up falling into the water.

        They continue their search and they figure out that a part of the song/story the grandpa told was a big clue. They realize that the "sinking sun" (or something like that) is actually the gold sinking beneath the water. They then put the two pieces of the refrigerator emblem together and realize "hey this goes to a refrigerator!" or that a big clue in the song is actually the brand of the refrigerator.

        They go to a sunken boat and dive down, find a refrigerator there and put the pieces of the emblem together on it. Then they open up the refrigerator and see all the treasure.

        You'd think this would be easy to find since it's so specific, but I absolutely cannot find it.

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        Rogue Dom 

        7 weeks ago from Lancaster County, PA

        @Kailash Gupta Are you talking about the movie Swept Away with Madonna? I can't guarantee the details you mentioned, but I remember that was a very similar film from that time.

        @Thingamejig That sounds like Battle Royale. It predated the Hunger Games and was far superior.

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        BCorbin 

        7 weeks ago

        @thingamejig It sounds a little like Battle Royale (2000, Japan).

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        thingamejig 

        7 weeks ago

        Help I am trying to recall the name of a Chinese or Japanese film.

        There was a class of misbehaved school kids that were put on a coach thinking that they were on a field trip. The kids had dishonoured the teachers with their bad behaviour. They had to kill for survival, If this helps I think that this film came out before the hunger games & was much better!!

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        Kailash Gupta kg8606687@gmail.com 

        2 months ago

        What is name of the movie please help me to remind the name of the English movie there was a accidental damage ship sunken near the desserted lonely beach I had seen in the TV IN the year 2001 There is a only one hero and only a heroine there was a hut Nearby the beach The hero dives underwater to the compartment of the accidentaly sunken ship and return with bottle of wine on the lonely beach. The hero fired the logs and cooked fish or something ln one hand bottle of wine and other hand smoking cigarettes and drinking wine and chatting with younger heroine once hero went to nature's call and missed his clothes however he returned his nude body covered by his manhood with large leaves hero frequently attempted to seduce the heroine but can't succeeds . At the end of the movie heroine convinced and some romantic scene was there. The movie ends with romantic love scene in the hut with songs with title too please help me to remind the name of the English movie thanks please help me oblige forever

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        Monster M 

        2 months ago

        What is the name of a TV movie in the middle of the 1970s

        I used to watch the movie of the week in the 1970's. The movie i'm looking for is one about a man working in the Bank as a teller. He was taking money and giving it to some gangsters. He got caught and went to prison. The gangsters got caught and he went back to his girl friend who he had blamed for the thief.

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        dylux35 

        2 months ago

        Please help! I am trying to remember the title of a movie. I am almost 50 yrs old now and I watched this movie only once when I was a boy in the 1970's so I believe the movie was made in the 70's, possibly the late 60's.

        I'll tell you what I remember about it: The movie revolved around a troubled/delinquent boy. In one scene, he was given the Rorschach (Ink Blot) test by a doctor or psychiatrist. EVERY time the Dr. would show this boy an Inkblot and ask what it looked like to him, the boy would reply, "It looks like sh*t." That's all the boy would ever reply with on every Inkblot the doctor gave him.

        In the very end of the movie, for some reason, the boy commits suicide by hanging himself with (I believe) a bed sheet. He hung himself in either a reformatory school or in the hospital.

        That's all I remember. I'm sorry I don't know who any of the actors were in this movie. But I would like to see it again. Please help.

        Thanks!

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        jerry 

        2 months ago

        90's movie, probably made-for-tv. spring break type. i remember there's a competition of some sought. if he wins, he gets the hot girl, which he does, the hot girl in waiting in bed. and he realizes he loves someone else, so leaves.

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        Keialoveblack 

        2 months ago

        @searching, I think what you’re looking for is an episode of

        Alfred Hitchcock Presents, titled, “Never Again”, Season 1, Episode 30... “Karen Stewart has a serious drinking problem. One day, her boyfriend Jeff urges her to come to an important cocktail party and she reluctantly agrees. At the party Karen drinks heavily and, to Jeff's embarrassment, she goes to a bar with another man. Jeff tracks her down and urges her to come with him. She waves him aside and promptly passes out...”

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        OP Ed 

        2 months ago

        Constant reposts are not necessary. Regulars will scroll down through new posts as they come in. Newcomers will read what they want to read. Anyone with information on a missing movie title will offer it. It's what we're here for. Flooding the feed with the same requests over and over just makes people want to stop reading new posts. None of us are miracle workers. (Unless we've got some nurses out there reading this, then hats off to you.) And none of us have all the answers. Please have patience. If we can help, we will. But you have to give it time and give others a chance to make requests as well. I, for one, KNOW I've seen a movie described recently but don't have the title yet, but I am digging around on a daily basis trying to find it. Be patient.

        Thank you.

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        StealthNinjalol 

        2 months ago

        reposting these because one i enver got a reply to and

        RickA2 was wrong on the heist movie (sorry - deff late 80s/mid 90s etc)

        StealthNinjalol

        5 days ago

        a made for tv film (in the UK in the late 80s/early 90s) cant remember much at all apart from this

        Its color... there was a boy (older than 12) walking and skipping through the woods? late at night... singing something which i remember as *pan, pan the piper's son... something something... can't catch me... something something*

        I think its the lead on of that welsh mini drama about the last druid? (film was in english)

        There was some kind of boparding school/prison near the boy and as he walks/skips along a white staute of Pan (or Pan himself) appears any help would be awesome - but i worry its false memory and does not exist, cant find any reference anywhere

        **and the heist one**

        its a mid/late 90s films? American... comedy... 2 thieves with (i think) a red confertable steal a load of cash from a bank or something and hide it in a school or convent?

        they go back for the cash some time later (a few years?) and there is this woman teacher or nun (but she is not as she appears?)

        I think the actress has a name similar to *Robin Towney* as her actual name (not character name) (maybe why i cant find it because wrong name) and i *think* one of the thieves is Stephen Baldwin??? (still can't find anything like this listed under him though)

        It is NOT bandits with Bruce Willis (i sware, but could be wrong)... one of the theives (stephen baldwin character i think - or both) fall in love with the fake teacher/nun... kidnap her and tries to con her throughout the movie... the final scene is them returning to the school/convent (all three now *best friends for life* kind of attitude...)

        As the theives drive off into the distance (leaving her behind?) the final scene is of her picking up the black duffel bagk with all or most of the cash with a sly smirk on her face?

        Nikki i thought it was Robin Tunney - but nothing familiar in her IMDB - also this is NOT Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

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        Amani 

        2 months ago

        Im looking for a Christmas movie where a department store has a contest for whoever has the best yard gets a shopping spree

        Thank you

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        RickA2 

        2 months ago

        @StealthNinjalol

        Your movie sounds a little like “Thunderbolt and Lightfoot” though not completely. “Thunderbolt and Lightfoot” starred Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges with Catherine Bach (Melody?) in a bit role and came out in the mid-‘70s.

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        Nikki Sonrisa 

        2 months ago

        @StealthNinjalol

        I don't know the film but there is an actress named Robin Tunney who was in the movie The Craft. perhaps she was also in this film? I hope this helps :)

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        Dr-Pr 

        2 months ago

        1950s or 1960s. English, I think. A well brought up and fairly innocent girl finds herself rescued (i vaguely remember shipwreck, but not sure) by a rough but kind man and they survive and learn to respect each other, forming a close bond. They make it back to civilisation where she is taken back by family or protectors and they are suspicious of the man and charge him with molesting her. There is a very powerful courtroom scene (the young actress is amazing) where her words are manipulated by the lawyers and make her doubt herself and what actually did happen and she becomes very distressed at this. She looks across the courtroom several times to try and portray her distress to her friend, and one gets the sense that he knows what is happening and forgives her. He is found guilty.

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        StealthNinjalol 

        2 months ago

        can no one answer mine please (starts about 6 posts down) thank you

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        searching 

        2 months ago

        im looking for what i think is an ep of the twighlight zone

        all i remember is a women who told her husband she wouldnt drink then getting really drunk and passing out? it was black and white and i cant really rember anymore details

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        Craig 

        2 months ago

        @ Help!

        The only film I can think of with a plant, vines and a man and woman is little shop of horrors.

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        Help! 

        2 months ago

        @stealthninja not the one unfortunately so reposting :)

        Hi, i'm looking for a movie avout a man who turns into a plant. Main charecter is possibly a botanist? Film ends with the mans body changed into plant vines, he is found lying on the bed by his crush or gf after his cat goes into the bedroom. Also remember that his body was on tge bed but it had turned into tree vines thank you

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        Craig 

        2 months ago

        Just to add I watched it in the late 90s

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        Craig 

        2 months ago

        Film where a family are taken hostage by the girls boyfriend while the father is out shooting / hunting. The young sons escape into the air vent and they can see their dad coming home so they start shouting him but he doesn’t know where all the noise is coming from so he walks in the house and he also gets taken hostage. Please help been bugging me ages this one cheers.

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        Nikki Sonrisa 

        2 months ago

        @Heynikka could it be The People Under The Stairs? The main character in that film as in Michael Jackson's Moonwalker haha and he does peer in through a window during the movie. But in all seriousness, that could be it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_People_Under_the...

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        StealthNinjalol 

        2 months ago

        @Heynikka

        could it be Near Dark, nothing else comesd to mind at the moment, sorry if it isn't

        https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Near_Dark

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        Heynikka 

        2 months ago

        * reposting again *

        Help! I’ve been trying to figure out this movie for 15 years. I saw one scene, reminds me of Micheal Jacksons Thriller Music Video. A young black guy, similar to Prince and Micheal Jackson, looks into a window or basement window to see a group of people having dinner. I don’t know what he sees’s because I can’t remember, I know it’s something scary because he runs away and they saw him looking in the window. It’s like vampires, and werewolves, etc

        That’s all I got, I think it’s a 80s or 90s horror movie.

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        StealthNinjalol 

        2 months ago

        ok final post don't want to spam (was out of edit time while thinking of this one)

        its a mid/late 90s films? American... comedy... 2 thieves with (i think) a red confertable steal a load of cash from a bank or something and hide it in a school or convent?

        they go back for the cash some time later (a few years?) and there is this woman teacher or nun (but she is not as she appears?)

        I think the actress has a name similar to *Robin Towney* as her actual name (not character name) (maybe why i cant find it because wrong name) and i *think* one of the thieves is Stephen Baldwin??? (still can't find anything like this listed under him though)

        It is NOT bandits with Bruce Willis (i sware, but could be wrong)... one of the theives (stephen baldwin character i think - or both) fall in love with the fake teacher/nun... kidnap her and tries to con her throughout the movie... the final scene is them returning to the school/convent (all three now *best friends for life* kind of attitude...)

        As the theives drive off into the distance (leaving her behind?) the final scene is of her picking up the black duffel bagk with all or most of the cash with a sly smirk on her face?

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        StealthNinjalol 

        2 months ago

        @Help! 3 days ago

        Wasn't one of the *troll* films was it? i remember a similar scene from troll 1/2

        @Ralpphilz Gia 7 days ago... wasn't a *Warlock* film was it? there is a similar scene in one of those right at the start

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        StealthNinjalol 

        2 months ago

        a made for tv film (in the UK in the late 80s/early 90s) cant remember much at all apart from this

        Its color... there was a boy (older than 12) walking and skipping through the woods? late at night... singing something which i remember as *pan, pan the piper's son... something something... can't catch me... something something*

        I think its the lead on of that welsh mini drama about the last druid? (film was in english)

        There was some kind of boparding school/prison near the boy and as he walks/skips along a white staute of Pan (or Pan himself) appears any help would be awesome - but i worry its false memory and does not exist, cant find any reference anywhere

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        Manda 

        2 months ago

        @ Craig..sounds like "Swiss Family Robinson"

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        Craig 

        2 months ago

        Film about a family living in a jungle the eldest son falls in love with a girl living on the island and there are some bad guys and I think they capture one of the kids.

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        Help! 

        2 months ago

        Hi, i'm looking for a movie avout a man who turns into a plan. Main charecter is possibly a botanist? Film ends with the mans body changed into plant vines, he is found lyong on tge bed by his crush or gf after his cat goes into tge bedroom.

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        Phillip 

        2 months ago

        Im trying to think of the name of a movie. I saw it as a kid and pretty much all i can remember is there is this little girl who is homeless, living in a trainyard/on a train. There is a rich boy who meets her and invites her to come play at his house. In his basement there is a huge train set that him and the girl play with. At one point in the movie they are in the trainyard and a group of boys comes up to them and one pulls out what looks like a knife but its really a comb.

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        Miranda t 

        2 months ago

        Early 2000s hallmark Christmas movie where kid is trapped in the snow and it collapses and either the kid or the girl who saves it dies. Boyfriend is devastated i think they bring her back. That's all i can remember :(

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        Ralpphilz Gia 

        2 months ago

        I remember clearly a very disturbing scene of a horror movie back in the 2000's. One of the two girls hooked up with a stranger. She later woke up by an inhuman baby moving inside her belly. Her girlfriend touched her belly to attest to what she felt. Unfortunately, it ate her friend's fingers. She had paranoid and stabbed her own belly to kill that thing. She ended up dying also. Please can anyone help me with the title of this movie. I'd appreciate your time. Thank you!!!

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        vivian 

        2 months ago

        Therinkydinker

        On Borrowed Time (1939)

        https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031754/

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        Mamakyty 

        3 months ago

        Movie where a man sees a little girl kill a bird in the park or school and he knows she is a psychopath so he engages her father in doing some psycopathic situations such as he tries to force him to kill a woman that he has abducted and has hanging in a barn. The dad refuses and lets the woman escape, but then man catches up with her and kills her, At the end of the movie the man explains why he was doing all of this to him. He tells of meeting the daughter when she killed the bird and knew that she was a psychopath and he was showing him how to protect her and still love her for what she was, when he goes into the basement to talk to his daughter he realizes that his daughter has killed the little boy from the neighborhood that was missing, I think she has the little boys glasses or a toy of his

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        Therinkydinker 

        3 months ago

        A very old film, black and white, 1930s? I remember an old man and a young child, standing by an old tree. It was obviously a movie set, I think the background was a painted picture. Time had frozen, so no one could age/die. I saw this film on a rainy weekend when I was a young kid, so around 35 years ago, and for some reason that scene’s always stuck with me, and that’s all I remember!

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        timah 

        3 months ago

        a Bollywood movie where the lady in question is married to a doctor who lied to her she had an accident while going to visit the parents. He keeps giving her drugs she was made to believe will help bring back her memory. she drove t the hospital one day and went straight to the morgue where she discovered the corpse of her twin sister who was killed by the husband .the end shows that the dead one was intentionally killed by the husband so as to inherit the properties in her name and make the promiscuous identical twins sister with tatoo on her back his wife by drugging her

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        Jenwench 

        3 months ago

        Late 90s early 2000’s Spanish movie with English subtitles – comedy where woman throws her husband out of town and comforts the men of town in her bed

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        Richie 

        3 months ago

        A bald man, a woman, an apartment complex, stairs, an elevator, the bald man wants to kill the woman (for some reason, don't remember why) he breaths heavily, that's why she knows if he's around or not.. seventies or eighties thriller, i don't know more, sorry. Who knows the name, please?

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        New here 

        3 months ago

        so this may sound a bit disturbing, but i'm really trying to remember the name of it. all i remember is that there was this girl that looked like she was in her teens (foreign film btw) & she was with an older man that seemed like a male figure in her life (i never saw it from the beginning). she was helping him in the field & began sleeping with random older men that would come across the area she was in. from the looks of it, it looked like she got home sick & asked the male firgure to shoot her. he did & felt bad & shot himself & fell dead on top of her. that's all i can remember, i'm hoping someone knows the name of it!

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        Jon Jones 

        3 months ago

        Can someone help me find this movies name

        I watched a bit off it way back and the story intrigued me but I can't find it anywhere and I don't know the name

        So basically what I remember it's about a guy who remembers his past with his friend who had silver hair and at a point of the movie a girl comes up to them while they are playing near a river and for some fucked up reason the silver haired boy decides to slashes her hand with a knife or box cutter ( I can't remember) then drags her away. The next scene it the boy and his friend being interrogated by the police and my memorie stops there.

        I don't know why I want to watch it but please if you can help please do.

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        Phil 

        3 months ago

        Does anyone remember a movie from the 80 that starts with three rc chopperss flying into a apartment were they transform into a robot to kill i think a japanese kid who is the Main character. Gadget packed action movie for Kids? I think maybe the main characters name is Max or MAX is in the title.

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        Phil 

        3 months ago

        Does anyone remember a martial arts (I think) movie from the 80's that starts with three rc choppers flying into a apartment were they transform into a robot. What happens next is a total blank for me, only this scene is in my head and i won't get out. Thank you for your help with this!

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        Jen72 

        3 months ago

        I've been racking my brain trying to remember the name of a movie that I saw when I was a kid in the 70's or 80's. The only thing I can recall is that in one scene the whole family had to put their beds in the front entrance of the house for safety and every time they would lay their heads on their pillows to sleep, they would hear loud violent screaming. The movie may have been in black and white. Please help if you can. Thank you.

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        Raul1997 

        3 months ago

        Im looking for a movie where an old guy in his 50s or so keeps his daughter in some weird cave with water at feet height and i think the girl draws weird kmages at school or somehow gets attention from a teacher or social worker and i believe she ends up rescuing the little girl and i think the old man dies or drowns. This movie a little over 1p years ago I believe

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        movieologist 

        3 months ago

        Actually I just found it, was called American Dreams, and was a little older than I remembered, but thanks for trying!

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        Baff 

        3 months ago

        @movieologist "That 70s Show"?

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        movieologist 

        3 months ago

        I'm trying to find an actress, she was in a tv series or tv movie/miniseries and it was set during the 60's or 70's and that might have been close to the name, literally lol. The actress was playing a teenage girl, she had a shorter darker hair, white. The show was on probably between 5-10 years ago. I would imagine she'd be in mid-late 20's now. I remember vaugely she might have been on a televised dancing show or music video. Any help would be appreciated.

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        Rogue Dom 

        3 months ago from Lancaster County, PA

        @Celeste Nava That would be Idle Hands with Devon Wawa, Jessica Alva and Seth Green.

        https://m.imdb.com/title/tt0138510/

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        Celeste Nava 

        3 months ago

        I forgot what this movie was called. It was about a hand attacking people but before it does you look up abd on the celing it said don't look under the bed.

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        RickA2 

        3 months ago

        @Vincent

        “Towelhead” sounds like the movie you described.

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        RickA2 

        3 months ago

        @HjSimpson

        Could your movie be “Jackson County Jail” with Yvette Mimieux? It came out in the mid-‘70s and used to play on TV quite regularly.

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        Monkey 

        3 months ago

        I watched this movie when i was little, like 6 or 7 maybe 8, and i cant for the life of me remember much of the movie.

        I know that the plot had something to do with a group of woman (in a different time or place) that would be attacked by these demon dogs or hell hounds and the men were supposed to keep them safe. Well as time went by the men didnt keep the women safe anymore and they started dying off cause they were being attacked. One of these women found this guy (I think he was one of the only men left that could see the black dog thing) and begged him for help to keep her safe. I believe it could only come out at night and it couldnt go inside the house.

        In the beginning of the movie it tells you about these creatures and women in a cartoon drawing way, then it moves onto the main lead character helping his sister, cousin, or sister in law remove a tarantula from their house cause she was freaking out about it.

        I had to have been made in the 1990s or 2000s because the movie itself looked like it was made fairly recent when i watched it. I cant remember any names, or music. I cant place a face either and i keep looking and looking but still cant find it

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        Irene 

        3 months ago

        Reposting this again in hopes of getting an answer.. I'm getting desperate at this point lol

        My mom and I have been trying to figure out what this movie is for at least 5 years, maybe more.. all we remember is a woman who has long, thick, dark hair growing out of her knee and she tries to pull it out, but it keeps coming back.

        At the end she crawls through a dark tunnel and ends up reborn as a baby. Any ideas??? I don't know how old it is, and I'm pretty sure we watched it on TV.

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        Duke Luke 

        3 months ago

        Baff thx. This is it. I totally forgot it was tv series and not a movie.

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        ShaunHill 

        3 months ago

        I watched a film about a year ago with a British actor in it with a strong northern accent about a 'dictator' in hiding, who is confined to a safehouse. He views women as objects until he meets this one women. After they get to know each other, they leave the safehouse. She shows him where she lives. Towards the end of the film, they return to where he came from and one of them gets shot.

        Who is the male actor and what is the film?

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        Mimi 

        3 months ago

        Woman walks in on her husband masturbating to an online woman and then she has an affair with a married guy with a kid. They are supposed to run away together but he ends up not leaving his wife. Also, there is a weird guy that has a problem with masturbating and at the end he injures himself trying to not do that anymore.

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        Shaun 

        3 months ago

        I watched a film about a year ago with a British actor in it with a strong northern accent about a 'dictator' in hiding, who is confined to a safehouse. He views women as objects until he meets this one women. After they get to know each other, they leave the safehouse. She shows him where she lives. Towards the end of the film, they return to where he came from and one of them gets shot.

        Who is the male actor and what is the film?

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        Baff 

        3 months ago

        @DukeLuke That sounds kinda like the British tv series The Fades.

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        Duke Luke 

        3 months ago

        Movie about a kid who must fight spirits, encounters a mysterious man with a link to his father, and now he must fight this threatening forces. I remember, that there is a scene in a metro station

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        Baff 

        3 months ago

        @RickA2 You are knocking out a bunch of them. Nice work!

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        RickA2 

        3 months ago

        @Missislandgrl

        You might be thinking of “The Wasp Woman.” It’s an old B&W horror movie that kind of fits your description.

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        RickA2 

        3 months ago

        @Marc

        The movie you are looking for is “The Great Santini.” It came out in the late ‘70s and starred Robert Duvall and Blythe Danner. Stan Shaw was the black man you remember and David Keith was the bully.

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        RickA2 

        3 months ago

        @r21ro58

        I think you might be looking for “A Kiss Before Dying.” It’s been done at least twice—once in the late ‘50s with Robert Wagner and again in the early ‘90s with, I believe, Matt Dillon.

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        RickA2 

        3 months ago

        @Eddie

        “In the Company of Men”

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        RickA2 

        3 months ago

        @Gamy Ann

        “A Shining Season” with Timothy Bottoms. It was a made for TV movie that came out in 1979.

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        RickA2 

        3 months ago

        @Janet Planet2...”Maybe I’ll Come Home In The Spring.” This came out in the late ‘60s as an ABC Movie of the Week and also about the same time as “Go Ask Alice” premiered. It starred a young Sally Field. In the movie, it’s Sally Field’s character’s sister who is giving their parents trouble (e.g., drugs, boys) and ends up cutting her long hair very short.

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        Sun 

        3 months ago

        Hello,I am looking for a movie I watched as a kid.It's about a boy that comes back as a ghost on Halloween and the whole town believes he wants to kill them and stuff like that.Turns out that he was locked,I think accidentally,in a time capsule where he actually dies.

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