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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        Jimmy Baker 

        24 hours ago

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        Baff 

        2 days ago

        @Dan21

        Probably "American Beauty" (1999)

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNSEWWJLHb0

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        Baff 

        2 days ago

        @Jessyo

        Perhaps "Jakob the Liar" (1999)

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eX44xbYVbc

        Robin Williams and a girl. The girl can't leave the apartment because she isn't supposed to be in that ghetto.

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        lookingcalifornia 

        3 days ago

        @Jenni

        Sounds like film called Big Driver

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        Dan21 

        3 days ago

        Hello, There was a movie I watched as a kid. Don't remember much about it except for 1 scene. The boy is in his room and he keeps having silent eye contact with the girl next door in the window. One day she takes off her top and shows her breasts then the boy's dad walks in to give him all kindsa crap or beat him or something....

        I just wanna know what movie this is lol its driving me nutts. It was a serious movie I believe not a comedy

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        Jessyo 

        3 days ago

        Looking for a movie in the late 90's, a boy stuck in an apartment in Nazi times

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        cpabobby 

        3 days ago

        A movie from my childhood, back in the late 60s: - I just remember really creepy images. There is a little girl who keeps screaming at the portrait of her mother and she scratches at the portrait until her fingers bleed. At the end of the movie, another woman, (I think her stepmom?) lies on the bed dead, or otherwise unconscious, and the her father watches while the girl uses a candle to light the bedding and drapes on fire. As the house burns, the father and the daughter walk outside to waiting police cars.

        Any help is appreciated!

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        Anton Simic 

        3 days ago

        I looking for a Western movie title I saw way back in the late fifties or early sixties, the only scene I remember was a bunch of cowboys hiding in a wagon, uncovered wagon that is, which they duly make a surprise attack on a town or village.

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        skzot9 

        7 days ago

        I have been looking for this movie for years and cant for the life of me remember the name. I remember the scenes so vividly though i cant remember anyones names. I believe it came out in like the early 2000's i think and it begins with a girl who is like tied up and naked and i think she was being tortured and shes killed. Then later this group of friends goes to an abandoned building that the woman in the beginning died in and they do a seance and like summon her and she follows them home and when they get home and its someones birthday and the grandma drinks a lot and everyone is surprised. Then i basically forget everything else until the end when im pretty sure everyone in the friend group dies but this one girl and she is running through this house with the lady from before chasing her and then theres like a lot of the scary woman and they catch the girl and the last scene is of the girl falling through the glass ceiling. Sorry if that made like no sense, if you know the movie i would so appreciate you, thanks :)

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        Baff 

        2 weeks ago

        @Brittanym70301

        The Lost Boys (1987)

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1Iqy6m7U7c

        CW keeps trying to reboot the movie as a tv series, but so far they haven't liked any of the pilots they have made..

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        Brittanym70301 

        2 weeks ago

        I believe this is a vampire movie made in either late 80s or 90s that all I can remember about is a couple of boys that either visited or moved into a home where the “housekeeper ?” is a vampire. He is a big, older male with grayish thin wavy hair who maybe wears glasses and talks different like maybe feminine. He isn’t a bad vampire though and I don’t believe he tries to hurt these boys but he does cook some sort of animal maybe microwaving it and there is blood everywhere. That is all I can remember about the movie. I believe the town is full of vampires and the kids found out.

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        riley bastin 

        2 weeks ago

        I have been searching for this movie for years and cannot seem to find it. It is one specific scene that I can vividly remember because it traumatized me as a kid. It was a violent scene where a female, dressed in all black attire with sunglasses and red lipstick, kills another woman with black curly hair and in a frilly apron with a knife. I believe that the woman with the knife was some sort of an assassin, but I am not quite sure. This is all that I remember of this “movie” and I put it in quotations because it seems nonexistent when I try to search. Please help me find this movie so I can stop driving myself crazy over it haha. Thank youuu :)

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        DSA 

        2 weeks ago

        It’s been about 10 years since I last saw this movie but I remember that it starts off with a kid/teen watching a found tape from his missing parents which has co-ordinates of the location which are then searched on google earth. The guy and his friends go to the co-ordinates and find a presumably haunted house which they go inside, and shortly after someone/something comes down the stairs and tells them to leave. I believe that after this they run back into the woods where a man (I think may be a park ranger) tells them that they are trespassing and they are not to go back again. I believe they do trespass again and get caught then taken to the man’s house where he lives with his daughter. That’s as much as I can remember.

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        Jennifer Applegate 

        3 weeks ago

        The movie starts off with two young African American boys playing with a gun in the backyard. The gun goes off and shoots one of the boys. The gun is then placed in a backpack where a teenage African-American boy gives to his girlfriend. The cops are looking for the gun and for some reason decide to pull over this young African American girl to which they discover the gun. She then goes to jail for short period of time before being released on house arrest. The movie continues with typical events that take place in urban parts of town. Towards the end of the movie, the young girl decides to cut off her ankle bracelet to go and visit her boyfriend. After she does this and returns home, she is confronted with a swarm of police officers on the corner of her home and a liquor store

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        Dave Yocom 

        3 weeks ago

        Saw on TV in early 60s or late 50s. A black and white movie about small european village with a prostitute. All the women are glad she is there because they know where husband is and he will e back. i think there was a scene where a guy walked out of the water.

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        jw1090 

        3 weeks ago

        Movie takes place in the 1940's or 50's I was thinking it was Australian but could be wrong. A young girl around 14-15 years old is traveling/walking on her own and meets a guy who's around 20, he's wanted by the police. At first he thinks the girl is a boy based on the way she's dressed. He ends up playfully throwing her in the water and discovers she is a girl. They form a tight friendship. Towards the end in order to protect her he tries to leave her behind. He has her stand in free food line and says he'll meet her there in line. He never shows up and she goes looking for him. The police find them and in order to escape he jumps on a moving train and it looks like he is shot. She believes he is dead as she is taken into custody. Later she is being put on a ship to either be sent to a school or children's home and a crew member on the boat bumps into her and it's the guy/her friend. If anyone can provide the name of this movie I'd be very grateful.

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        galacticgirrrl 

        3 weeks ago

        re ascalthecat 2 months ago

        HI, first time here.

        I saw a movie back in the 70s and all I can remember is that there were two helicopters chasing each other, or one chasing the other, across the American southwest desert. It was a weird movie.

        Could it be Capricorn One (1977)?

        https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077294/?ref_=fn_al_t...

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        galacticgirrrl 

        3 weeks ago

        RE Aaron Moore 2 months ago

        The movie was made in the late 90's i think and set in the 50's or 60's. there is a scene in this movie.. where the guys ex comes over to a party outside in the desert. The guys current girlfriend says something to the extent o,f so me you love me

        Not from the 90s but could it be The Todd Killings?

        The Todd Killings (1971)

        https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066463/?ref_=ttpl_pl...

        I only saw The River's Edge version of the true story once a long time ago - so can't say if that would be the one.

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        Zefiana 

        3 weeks ago

        Hiya

        Looking for this movie that involved teenagers and one of them was being bullied by this blonde girl, her bf and her other friend. I seem to recall her getting pushed off a diving board at this party she goes to then she gets murdered by the same trio at her house.

        The mum is tricked into leaving the house and whilst she is gone the trio murders her and it's too late once she gets back to the house.

        Then a court trial appears and the girl is found guilty of doing it.

        Please help.

        Saw this when I was 12 and am now 30 hahah and it's been bugging me.

        It's based on a true story I think or something like that

        It's like Sarah or Tracy The something something stories (May not be but that's what I recall)

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        Naomi-ivy 

        4 weeks ago

        @ Kiara Kemp

        The movie is called Vows of deception

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        Andrerocker 

        4 weeks ago

        Hi, im watching the post and feel so happy that somebody can help me. Im looking for a movie that i watched when i was a little child, i just remember a girl who get obsessed with a man who had an accident or had a problem with his car in a highway, she helps him but falls in love with him and when the man repairs his damaged car and pretends to go she hits him and brokes his leg to avoid he leaves her. At the end he can hide but feels so sad when he sees her crying, he returns but a strange who is maybe a friend of this girl starts a fight with the man, they struggle with a gun but the strange one dies and when somebody (maybe police) come to the place the girl says “He killed my boyfriend” while she is pointing to the man and that’s the end. The movie could be filmed at 70’s or 80’s and I never watched again. Please help I want to watch it again!

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        Ellie 

        4 weeks ago

        @vivian

        no, no thank you, that's not it. This wasn't about traveling in time, this was folowing changes of the house (and a woman) during several dacades (cca 50s - 90s) in the 20th century...

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        ee 

        5 weeks ago

        Opening seen a motorcycle cop is chase in a lumberyard but when finally caught it was a fake cop. It was a movie about a sheriff that was left the FBI for excessive force and now his boss comes to him to root out corruption so he fakes his death in a plant explosion.

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        Bob Smith 

        5 weeks ago

        Again seen on TV sometime, this was a movie or tv movie where a thieving gang broke into several homes and stole valuables while threatening the owners. One of the members proceeds to want and carries out rape of every female victim in every property the gang visit, which is to the disliking of the rest of the gang. That's all I remember!

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        Bob Smith 

        5 weeks ago

        Seen on TV between 2002-2005. All I recall is a snippet flicking between channels but there was a group of people kept as prisoners in dangerous territories, their possessions confiscated and laid out in front of them in a line. One by one they were taken off the line to a tent nearby and executed. The main focus is a guy who had a cross necklace. He desperately starts to pray as his turn gets closer. A member of the gang insists to the executioner that they cannot execute a priest or religious man and so they set him free. All the others are executed.

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        Bob Smith 

        5 weeks ago

        Seen on TV between 2001-2004, whether a movie or tv miniseries or tv movie... All I can remember is this young guy who likes hanging out in trees and in nature, picked on by the local bullies and has a turbulent home life with his father - scenes of which throughout are only ever seen from the outside of the house and silhouettes in the windows. I recall the bullies calling the guy 'natureboy' - but it is not the (excellent) BBC miniseries from 2000. The guy happens to meet a blonde girl who tries to stand up for him. He ends up taking the girl to a secret hideaway, I recall an old shed or cave (?) where they then meet regularly through time. Eventually they have the sexes in the hideaway, led by the guy who seems to have seduced her and then the two seem to be a couple. However the turbulent home life for the guy escalates throughout the drama(?) to the point where eventually even with his loving girl, the guy is last seen to scale a wall and jump into a passing train. The ending sequence is the girl going to the father at the house, meeting him for the first time and consoling with the tragic end, again I recall only seen from the outside.

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        jaime oathbreaker 

        5 weeks ago

        Meesha - the movie might be The Client with Susan Surandon

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        Kay 

        5 weeks ago

        I’ve been trying to figure out what this movie was for the longest. I don’t remember much but I would like to know what it’s called. All I remember is it was a girl who was fat. She she lived with her father. She had blonde hair I think. She got bullied a lot at school. She went to this house party some classmates were throwing. Somehow she ended up in a room upstairs some guys were playing around and locked her in the room and took the key. The house set on fire and everyone watched outside as she tried to breathe throw the bars in the window. She eventually suffocated and died. Another scene in the movie was her dad sitting at the kitchen table thinking about her and she appears in ghostly form.

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        theo 

        5 weeks ago

        ok so i’m looking for this cheesy asian horror movie. it was most likely made in the 90s or very early 2000s. it’s about a girl who witnesses a train/trolley accident where someone is decapitated . she saw this when she was a young girl, and then develops the ability to see ghosts. it’s not particularly spooky because all of the ghosts are really fake looking. she has a love interest and they try to solve the mystery of the accident she witnessed as a young girl. she’s really pretty and i remember her wearing sneakers with a skirt. & a hallway scene where a ghost stops her on these steps and it’s a big blob. it’s not ‘ghost train’ but it has a similar concept. cannot find it anywhere !

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        vivian 

        5 weeks ago

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        Meesha 

        5 weeks ago

        What movie is boy hiding in car and hears two men arguing in the front. One man kills the other and incinerates the body. No one believes the kid.

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        Baff 

        5 weeks ago

        @Ken

        Yes, that was John Goodman. "10 Cloverfield Lane" (2016)

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        Ellie 

        5 weeks ago

        Hi!

        Few years now I've been trying to find a film I saw, I guess around 2005 (but not sure, when it was released). I don't remember much about it, but I still try to ask... so...

        There is a girl (at the beginig young, but grows up with the movie goes on) and a man (he seems not to grow up, like he's not aged at all) and a house where they met in 50s (I think) and about how the time changes the house during 60s, 70s, 80s (maybe 90s?) and she keeps coming back to that house and repeatedly meets the same man without him being changed.

        I know that that's not very much... I know she has mid-long brownish hair (than in 70s short and pink!) and he has short dark brown/black hair. He (almost) always wear black suit. And at the and she is already old lady and see him (not changed like he was at the begining) in the park - that's how the film ends, I think...

        And I remember that I felt very strange when I saw it, so I wanted to see it again, but then I couldn't find it.

        So please, if someone know this film I'll be so happy for your answer!

        Thanks a lot!!

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        Ken 

        6 weeks ago

        The movie Im searching for is about a guy, I thought was John Goodman, that keeps a girl locked in his house underground telling them that he is protecting them from people that would kill them if they went outside, but you dont know if he is the killer or if he is telling the truth until the girl excapes and gets killed outside.

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        Ryan 

        6 weeks ago

        I have searched up countless websites and methods but non are tracking this movie. Its a horror movie about a group of people trapped in what i believe was a shopping mall. One of the people there was a monster in disguise and one scene i remember is the group all drinks a bottle of milk then these guys chop their pinky's of one by one until they get to the elderly woman who after getting her finger chopped of it regrows and shes found out as the creature. Its an older movie and if anyone has the name if it id greatly appreciate being told what it is.

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        6 weeks ago

        T Collins are you thinking of The Great Gatsby?

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        Bryan 

        6 weeks ago

        @ Dennis

        Sounds like CHRISTMAS FOR A DOLLAR (2013)

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        Bryan 

        6 weeks ago

        @Mozzzy

        Sounds like JENNIFER'S BODY (2009)

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        Alex 

        6 weeks ago

        Did anyone ever see a movie (90s or early 2000s) about 2 female kids who were best friends who think the neighbour is a murderer. One Breaks into his garage to see whilst the other signals with a flash light using morse code but one gets caught and kidnapped and tied up in the back of his car so the other one has to save her.

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        Dennis 

        7 weeks ago

        Looking for a Christmas movie where a poor family only has penny's for Christmas and a crippled boy who dreams of being accidentally leave a neighbors horse out of her barn and it gets hurt. He has to work for her to pay the vet bill,

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        Kk z 

        7 weeks ago

        There’s this one movie I watched as a kid and can’t for the life of me remember it’s name. It’s starts of with these kids/teens at a summer camp of some sorts and a handful of them end up ditching to go to this island for a picnic I think. But while on the island they are stalked by this alien screen tv thing. The graphics are like early 2000 late 90 like. So bubbly and bright. That is all I can remember and like I really need help with thisssssss

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        Breonna Gayheart 

        7 weeks ago

        @MaverickVonYolo Duplex, or maybe dead silence?

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        Breonna Gayheart 

        7 weeks ago

        I've tried looking this movie up a thousand times and I can't figure it out. I swear I remember the title is something easy and possibly the girls name.

        It's about a brown/black haired teenage girl(I think her name was Joe at the end) who witnessed her parents being murdered and now she's in witness protection. She's moved around a lot(I think the agent that moves with her is possibly a family friend). When she gets to the town she ends up staying in, a girl starts looking into her past only to find out her past doesn't exist(of course because of witness protection). The killer ends up finding her and then kidnaps her and tries to kill her only for the blonde? Boy that has been trying to get her attention and figure her out ends up saving her life. I can't remember anyone's names for sure so the girls name mentioned above may not be correct.

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        Breonna Gayheart 

        7 weeks ago

        I've tried looking this movie up a thousand times and I can't figure it out. I swear I remember the title is something easy and possibly the girls name.

        It's about a brown/black haired teenage girl(I think her name was Joe at the end) who witnessed her parents being murdered and now she's in witness protection. She's moved around a lot(I think the agent that moves with her is possibly a family friend). When she gets to the town she ends up staying in, a girl starts looking into her past only to find out her past doesn't exist(of course because of witness protection). The killer ends up finding her and then kidnaps her and tries to kill her only for the blonde? Boy that has been trying to get her attention and figure her out ending up saving her life. I can't remember anyone's names for sure, so the name I listed above may not be right.

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        kate 

        7 weeks ago

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        kate 

        7 weeks ago

        I am looking for a 80-90s fantasy movie. The hero was captured and hanged, and survives by breaking the rope he is hanging from with his amazing neck muscles...

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        Kay 

        7 weeks ago

        What movie is it where a young woman is kidnapped by a young man and he ends up falling in love with her, then his dad wants to take the woman for himself. The son tells his father no and the father ends up killing the son and taking the girl for his own pleasure.

        My brain is so confused because I cannot remember if this movie is real or just a weird dream I had

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        Lee 

        8 weeks ago

        What movie has these young adults getting killed one by one in this abandoned airport by an ex vet with this evil necklace

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        jim 

        8 weeks ago

        moive where guy knocks up not popular girl and she wants to have baby so he kills her so his dad and real girlfriend don't find out

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        Jazziel Romo 

        8 weeks ago

        Not sure if my recollection is good, but there's a movie where a girl is about to jump from a bridge, a black soldier comes along and tells her "Save me"

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        Kitty 

        8 weeks ago

        Maverick, could that be The Ring?

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        @help 

        2 months ago

        Hi Amanda,It was an episode of the handmaids tale from season 3

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        Amanda 

        2 months ago

        @Pandora

        Could it be Everything Everything?

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LyEE7eR0nM

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        Amanda 

        2 months ago

        I remember this movie so clearly but cannot remember who was in it or what it was called. The only things I remember was there was a frumpy teacher and one day a mom is late to pick up her child so the teacher is about to take the kid home when the mother shows up so she takes them both home for a home cooked meal. She ends up becoming friends with this kid and the mom. The mom gives her a little makeover and convinces her to to go on a date with the principal of the school and the date ends badly. Eventually the young mom starts a new relationship and the teacher because jealous and calls social services on the mom and destroys the relationship.

        Does this sound familiar at all to anyone? I think it was fairly recent like the last year or so. I can picture the young mom in my head but have zero idea of her name or what else she was in and its driving me insane!!!

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        Kitty 

        2 months ago

        There's a movie where theres a weird guy in the group that keeps pretending he's drunk or high. "I'm so WAAAASASTED" And "I'm so high I think I'm drunk" Or something along those lines

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        Rayjay 

        2 months ago

        Looking for a movie made in the 40s or 50s. Possibly a western. A lady is found in the desert, face up, baked, but alive. The doctor doesn’t know if she’ll be able to see again once she recovers. She falls in love with either the man who found her or the doctor.

        Quite limited info, but would sure appreciate it if someone could help me out.

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        Pandora 

        2 months ago

        Sick girl runs away to the woods from a hospital and meets up with a boy and eventually falls in love

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        PaintFlicker 

        2 months ago

        Tanya from about 4 weeks ago....The actress is Bette Midler and Danny Devito plays her husband who wants rid of her.

        The movie is from 1986 Ruthless People. I laugh so hard ever time I get to see it again!

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        Markadin 

        2 months ago

        The movie is from late 80s/ early 90s. I remember the trailer where the girl walks (filmed from behind, high heels, zoomed legs), and she narrates how she has turned 21, and now want to try things. She walks between business glass buildings.

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        Mozzzy 

        2 months ago

        I saw this movie back in like 2009

        All I remember is the ending of the movie, this girl levitates out of a hole in the ground and is able to escape into a forest where she walked through a chain link fence, She gets picked up and tells him she's following a band, and he responded with "must be one hell of a group"

        (sorry not very descriptive)

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        Lararara 

        2 months ago

        @Mobydee

        It could be Rendez-vous en noir (1977) French mini series

        https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0280303/reviews

        According to one of the IMDB user reviews: ' it's about a young man, who's fiancée is killed, while waiting for him, by a bottle, thrown out of a passing airplane, full of drunken huntsmen.'

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        Mobydee 

        2 months ago

        I'm saw this movie in the 70s or 80s . It was a movie that was dubbed. I girl gets killed by a bottled thrown from a plane by a group of drunk friends. So her boy friend takes revenge by killing these guys one by one... It could be a German movie that was dubbed not sure at all... Whoever can get this is obviously a movie genius.

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        MaverickVonYolo 

        2 months ago

        The person who gets the name of this movie for me gets paid.

        What's the movie where they find the old lady in her apartment, the fire place going, her sitting in a chair and when they turn her around (or walk around it to face her can't remember) she is dead pulling a contorted face with her tongue sticking out to the side. Could be a movie about a/the devil or witchcraft and it could be a late nineties or two thousands movie. Thanks in advance. Can't wait to promote this site to my network when this movie is found. I'm ready when you are.

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        tereza draznik 

        2 months ago

        Hello, guys, I'm struggling to find this movie mum was telling me about:

        It is a movie where a girl is travelling with her way older boyfriend/partner on the train and he dies on the way, so she runs off (she might be a mistress?) as she's scared she'll be responsible for the death.

        Then she lives on a coast with a friend who is a great swimmer, but one day she drowns. The girl then takes her identity and finds a letters written by the mother of the drown friend, so she starts to write letters to her. The mother sees there is something different in the letters/communication and she decides to come and visit her "daughter". When she arrives she only finds this girl in the house. She speaks to her a finds out what happened to her real daugher, not admiting she is the mum. Then she leaves back home and continues with the letters...very complicated I know...THANKS a LOT!!

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        Madiiiii 

        2 months ago

        I’m looking for a horror/thriller movie. It’s not too old but not recent either, used to play on tv a lot during Halloween. It’s about these spider like creatures that somehow grow inside people’s bodies and will rip their way out when they want to eat/find another host. They hop and are black. I remember a specific scene in the movie where a man and a woman are parked inside a car in the middle of a field and as they make out and get all romantic the spider like thing bursts out of the guys stomach and then chases the woman out of the car and she is running across the field while the thing chases after her. Would really appreciate some help with this, been looking for this movie for a long time! Thanks!

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        Chuck D 

        2 months ago

        Looking for an 80s movie. Wasn't a big release. Probably a B-movie, the type HBO would show late at night. Two scenes I vividly recall. There was a man and woman on the hustle. The woman was to seduce a wealthy man, and she went to far and had pretty graphic sex with him. Her boyfriend was very angry.

        Then, the man who was seduced's daughter lost her virginity in a poster bed and bled. Her and the boy were worried about the sheets, etc.

        I used to have the movie on VHS. I guess it was a crime drama/suspense?

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        Baff 

        2 months ago

        @BuffyT

        Perhaps "Gerard" (2017)

        https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5202222/

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        BuffyT 

        2 months ago

        This movie is fairly new

        -last five years, maybe?- probably saw it on Netflix.

        After a recent breakup, the main character, a male millennial, chooses to never leave the confines of his apartment. He has everything he needs delivered, starts hooking up with a delivery person....it seems like I remember he also had a dog.

        Anyone unfortunate enough to have seen this as well?

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        Rogue Dom 

        2 months ago from Lancaster County, PA

        @help

        This seems to be the one movie or at least movie trope that appears here the most often. Most people suggest Stephen King's Creepshow 2, and it is usually shot down. Another movie that may be a long shot, especially considering the release date, is "The Fountain" with Hugh Jackman. You can check it out here...

        https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0414993/

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        help 

        2 months ago

        ji i am trying to track down a movie i watched a long time ago. im vague on the details but i thi k it was set in the late 80s/ 90s. the film was about a man who worked as a a botanist or a scientist looking after plants. the fim ended with him dying and his body taking on the shape of tree vines and ge was found in his apartment by the girl he was crushing on. i hope someone can help, this has been bugging me for years

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        vivian 

        2 months ago

        T Collins ;

        They Drive by Night (1940)

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

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        Rogue Dom 

        2 months ago from Lancaster County, PA

        @KBal

        You're welcome! And oh, I'm aware how these things can get stuck in your head. It's what brought me here as well. I'm glad you were able to find what you were looking for. And thank you very much for acknowledging it. It's always a thrill when someone tells us we helped in some way and that certain itch was satisfied for someone. Hopefully, you'll stick around and be able to help someone find THEIR lost movie as well.

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        KBal 

        2 months ago

        Rogue Dom :

        Thank you!

        The movie you suggested wasn't the one, but it led me to my goal. I searched on Where are the Children and found the author of the book the movie was based on - Mary Higgins Clark. Then I found another book of hers made into a movie - A Stranger is Watching. THAT'S the one. Finally! You have no idea how much that was bothering me.

        Thank you again. :)

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        Jeni 

        2 months ago

        Trying to figure out a movie where girl is kidnapped after given wrong directions And car breaks down. She escapes and crawls through tunnel and sees other dead girls. Finds out brothers and mother were involved in her abduction.

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        Rogue Dom 

        2 months ago from Lancaster County, PA

        AKBal

        Do you remember if the movie was in color or B&W? I found a B&W movie from 1986, with either the kidnapper or the father wearing a beret like you mentioned, but I see no mention of a sewer scene. Maybe you can find the movie online and see if it's what you're looking for. The name of the movie is "Where Are the Children?" and the IMDb page link is here...

        https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092204/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1

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        KBal 

        2 months ago

        I'm trying to find a movie from the early 80s - a guy who looks kinda like Brian Johnson of ACDC (same type of hat, nose, etc.) kidnaps a girl and holds her in the NYC sewer system. I remember at one point she tries to escape and winds up looking up through the grating of a sewer at the people walking past. I also remember how they showed a lot of the underground pipes and tunnel systems, really creepy.

        One very large grain of salt: I could be misremembering some stuff because of how long ago I saw it. I thought it was the 80s, but who knows at this point. I keep remembering this movie, and nothing I search for online helps.

        Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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        T Collins 

        2 months ago

        I watched this movie years ago after surgery. With my meds I feel asleep and didn’t get the name of the movie. Move from 50s I believe. The husband in this movie likes to have parties in his home and make every one laugh. He tries to be a comedian. The wife hates it . The wife falls for a truck driver or maybe a mechanic not sure. Seems like he worked at a garage I really don’t remember. Her lover guy is at these parties. The husband and wife are out together somewhere. The husband gets drunk and wife drives him home. The wife leaves him passed out in the car with the motor still running she closes the garage door. When her lover finds out she killed him he doesn’t want anything to do with her.

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        Anne 

        2 months ago

        I am trying to find this movie from the late 80s/early 90s. The opening scene is a little girl in a garden who is having a teddy bear picnic. She has a nanny she is attached to. The nanny gets fired because her boss (girl's grandmother) finds out the nanny is in relationship and is thinking of getting married. The movie ends with the little girl setting the house on fire. Does this ring a bell with anyone?

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        Baff 

        2 months ago

        @Ture

        Probably not what you are looking for, but there was a special episode of Buffy The Vampire Slayer where she keeps killing Dracula over and over. Also her friend Xander (Alexander) is mind controlled to be Dracula's assistant (a la Renfield).

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        Ture Bj√∂rkman 

        2 months ago

        This is a movie that have been described to me by a friend: a man gets invited to a counts mansion/castle because the road is blocked by the tide. They eat dinner at a long table and it turns out that the count uses his ”guest’s” blood (which is out into the wine” to gain immortality. This is turned into a loop for the guest in which he doesnt realize he is in until a deja vu moment when the count uses the exact same words at one point during the dinner. The guest swaps their drinking glasses an gets upper hand om the situation. There is also some kind of magic mirror in which the count talks with Alexander the great.

        Anyone? :-)

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        Rebecca 

        2 months ago

        I saw this movie on television at the age of eleven. I know the actors faces, just can't place. The uses this young man by injecting some medicine in his shoulder, and the young tirns into a disfigure monster. Before I go any further, this actor is not Micheal Landon. He was the teenage wolfman, when the bell ring, he go wild and kill. All I can picture is this handsome young man being turned into a hideous monster. I was very young. I love horror movies that are made during the fifties and sixties. Please help, I would see that movie. Thank you.

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        Sarah Chapman 

        3 months ago

        I'm struggling finding this movie, I watched a replay on is as a youngish child and this is what I remember from it, a young blond female child who sees a man spilling petrol in the house and then sets fire to it with her mother and family inside. He removes her from the house and sets her down by a fire engine. The girl now a young woman is now taken to court (I think because she is being charged with the murder of her family) and has a guard who is a black woman, on the way back from court the prison van is turned over in an accident and the girl escapes, she finds an abandoned building and stays the night. A guy is looking for her and he finds her there, he handcuffed her to the bed and in the morning she tries to get away but fails. They then go for a drive. They go to a house and while the guy goes inside he handcuffs her to the car. while the guy is gone what appears to be the gardener comes along and talks to her, she tries to hid the fact that she is handcuffed to the car. They get shot at and have to get on a boat.

        I never watched the whole movie so I don't remember anything else other than the movie was played on TV in NZ in the 90s or very early 2000s. I'm sure the the the movie is definitely not older than the 80s though.

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        Brad 

        3 months ago

        I am trying to find a action, mystery movie around 10-15 years old where the son of a rich businessman, meets this girl at his party and races her in a boat race. We find out later that girl is actually the childhood friend of his girlfriend. The son and his girlfriend figure a plan to kill his dad and make it an accident so that the son will get his money. He then marries his girlfriend. Who then with her childhood friend whom we met near the beginning of the movie kill the son at a motel to get the money. The girlfriend and childhood friend fight and the childhood friend dies and the girlfriend goes to jail for the murders of the three of them then a random girl and the detective on the case are on a boat who somehow get the money. The girl kills the detective and heads to a remote island where the accountant has all the money now and blows up the boat that the girl was on

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        Darian 

        3 months ago

        I am trying to find a sci-fi movie that was playing on tv one night. It was probably made in the 40s, 50s, or maybe early 60s. It was black and white. It was about this spaceship traveling in space and a creature somehow gets on the ship. There are different levels to the ship and I remember someone going down a level and the monster got them. Then the rest of the crew was trying to figure out what to do? I apologize for it being vague but that's all I remember. I would be very grateful if someone could help me figure this movie out. Thanks x

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        Kenneth 

        3 months ago

        Looking for a tv-series episode or a movie from the 90's. There was a couple in a motorcycle-accident, and I remember the decapitated head of either the boyfirend or the girlfriend haunting the tv set (or a vcr) and asking him/her to kill for him/her. I've been trying every search query I could think of. Thanks!

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        Kiara kemp 

        3 months ago

        Its a lifetime movie...a poor pregnant woman is introduced to a cops best friend at a party and they get married and she ends of killing her husband and she hides the gun in a teddy bear

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        Baff 

        3 months ago

        @Tonya

        Not the movie you are looking for, but very similar. The wife (Tracy Ullman) is trying to kill the husband (Kevin Kline).

        "I Love You to Death" (1990)

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        Chickfromthelotuspod 

        3 months ago

        Trying to figure out what movie this is. Hoping I'm not mixing up a couple different movies. PLEASE HELP!!!

        All I remember is a husband and wife who are pretty miserable in their marriage. She won't have sex with him and wears a latex glove while "pleasuring" him every once in a while.

        I think he plots to kill her by going upstairs and cutting the floor supports so the bathtub will fall on her while she bathes. At the end of the movie the above bathtub falls on him.

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        JP Grimm 

        3 months ago

        hi,i wanna find this movie please,it is a young emo blonde girl visiting her dad in UK she is half British and American,her dad was possessed with by an evil spirit and there was an evil necklace in that movie,she works as journalist/photographer , she met a guy then later while about to sleep with him on a kitchen table I think she finds out he is her brother

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        degrbi 

        3 months ago

        @Robert Gilmore

        Sounds like: Something Wicked This Way Comes.

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        Bryan 

        3 months ago

        @ Steveray

        #2 sounds like Damnation Alley (1977).

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        Robert Gilmore 

        3 months ago

        What is the movie or circus that strange events happen. The next day no one remembers the carnival except for the main character and on the news a few students or people go missing

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        Robert Gilmore 

        3 months ago

        What is the movie or circus that strange events happen. The next day no one remembers the carnival except for the main character and on the news a few students or people go missing

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        Clare 

        3 months ago

        Pete Tiffany that film about the medical student and Betty boop woman is American Mary. Good film.

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        Karlee Hard 

        3 months ago

        Really want to find a specific movie!

        When I was about 11, I fell asleep on the couch and woke up to a movie that to this day I'm still confused about. The colors of the movie were very bright and colorful, so based on that I'd say it's probably a late 60s, maybe 70s film. Maybe even early 80s, I'm not sure. But all I really remember is there was a woman, I want to say older, maybe had graying hair. She lived in a mansion and there was an old oil painting that I think looked like a man from the 1800s. The painting spooked her, and in one scene, I remember she was in bed and turned on her side and saw the man from the painting staring back at her through the window facing her bed. I don't really remember anything else about this movie, but I'd really like to know what it is.

        I recently asked someone else about it and was told that it might be The House That Wouldn't Die, but that wasn't it. I remember the house being a lot fancier (like an actual mansion) and there was a lot more to the painting and the man in the painting.

        If anyone has any ideas, please let me know!

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        Mark 

        3 months ago

        Looking for movie from the late 70s or early 80s set in Africa. The key scene is at the end of the movie in which a crowd of people prevent a helicopter from taking off by hanging on to the side of the helicopter to weigh it down. Some dictator or corrupt businessman was trying to escape in the helicopter. What was this movie? Thanks!

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        Charles Watson 

        3 months ago

        I'm looking for a movie I believe was made around the 1990's. It was both set and made in North Carolina. It involved fantasy time traveling between that time and maybe the 1930's. A lot of it was in an old hotel. It involved a modern day man and a girl who I think had a preacher as her father. I think the last scene was of an old rural house covered in Kudzu.

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        Nikkieb 

        3 months ago

        It’s 50’s or 60’s film. A female brings her boyfriend to meet her entire strange dark gothic family, she is eemingly the only ‘normal’ one. I think she wears a pink dress. As it turns out in the end she was the one killing her family one by one. If someone has the answer, please tell me. I’ve been trying to find it for years

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        Pete Tiffany 

        3 months ago from Los Gatos CA

        What's the movie about a female medical student, down on her luck, and poor. A Betty Boop look-a-like offers her a job doing surgeries on fringe people wanting surgeries that other doctors won't touch.

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        Devon johnson 

        3 months ago

        A man is being chased by people who can make the arms turn into giant blades. Everytime he dies, he wakes back and ends up going through this loop over and over again. And one point he throws himself into a train to stop himself from turning into the people who are chasing him.

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