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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        Bob Smith 

        8 hours 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 

        8 hours 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 

        8 hours 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 

        24 hours ago

        Meesha - the movie might be The Client with Susan Surandon

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        Kay 

        40 hours 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 

        2 days 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 

        2 days ago

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        Meesha 

        2 days 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 

        2 days ago

        @Ken

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

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        Ellie 

        2 days 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 

        3 days 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 

        3 days 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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        4 days ago

        T Collins are you thinking of The Great Gatsby?

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        Bryan 

        5 days ago

        @ Dennis

        Sounds like CHRISTMAS FOR A DOLLAR (2013)

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        Bryan 

        5 days ago

        @Mozzzy

        Sounds like JENNIFER'S BODY (2009)

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        Alex 

        9 days 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 

        10 days 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 

        10 days 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 

        11 days ago

        @MaverickVonYolo Duplex, or maybe dead silence?

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        Breonna Gayheart 

        11 days 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 

        11 days 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 

        12 days ago

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        kate 

        12 days 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 

        13 days 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 

        2 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 

        2 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 

        2 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 

        2 weeks ago

        Maverick, could that be The Ring?

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        @help 

        3 weeks ago

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

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        Amanda 

        3 weeks ago

        @Pandora

        Could it be Everything Everything?

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

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        Amanda 

        3 weeks 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 

        3 weeks 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 

        3 weeks 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 

        3 weeks 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 

        4 weeks 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 

        4 weeks 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 

        4 weeks 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 

        4 weeks 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 

        4 weeks 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 

        5 weeks 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 

        5 weeks 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 

        5 weeks 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 

        5 weeks 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 

        6 weeks ago

        @BuffyT

        Perhaps "Gerard" (2017)

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

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        BuffyT 

        6 weeks 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 

        6 weeks 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 

        6 weeks 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 

        6 weeks ago

        T Collins ;

        They Drive by Night (1940)

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

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        Rogue Dom 

        6 weeks 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 

        6 weeks 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 

        6 weeks 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 

        6 weeks 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 

        6 weeks 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 

        6 weeks 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 

        6 weeks 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 

        7 weeks 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 

        7 weeks 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 

        7 weeks 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 

        7 weeks 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 

        7 weeks 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 

        7 weeks 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 

        7 weeks 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 

        8 weeks 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 

        8 weeks 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 

        8 weeks 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 

        8 weeks 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 

        8 weeks ago

        @Robert Gilmore

        Sounds like: Something Wicked This Way Comes.

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        Bryan 

        8 weeks ago

        @ Steveray

        #2 sounds like Damnation Alley (1977).

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        Robert Gilmore 

        8 weeks 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 

        8 weeks 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 

        2 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 

        2 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 

        2 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 

        2 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 

        2 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 

        2 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 

        2 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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        Cmb82 

        2 months ago

        @EV1

        The killing of a sacred dear. Very strange movie!

        Check out the plot, I’d say it’s the one you seen

        https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Killing_of_a_S...

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        Owlman 847 

        2 months ago

        Hi I can't remember the name of this film

        I remember points of it:

        There is this guy who murders a policeman with a hammer and dumps the body with his boat.

        He then befriends the policeman investigating the case and has an affair with the policeman's wife.

        When he breaks it off she pours ink in his journal and confesses to her husband

        The film ends with the guy being arrested and Trying to talk to the policeman as they drive away and the policeman ignores him

        Characters :

        The main character was caucasian and blonde

        The policeman had black hair and a beard

        The policeman with had red hair I think

        I believe this was a 90s or early 2000s as I watched this years ago

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        Diane L 

        2 months ago

        Looking for a movie where a group of teenagers are spending the night in a house. One by one, each kid gets killed. In the end, it turns out that one of the girls is getting revenge on all the kids because their parents murdered her Dad. Or something like that.

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        Lars 

        2 months ago

        Family moves. Two teens. Money stolen by dad hidden in mattress.

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        Tonya 

        2 months ago

        There was a comedy movie shown in the mid 80's. Where a husband tried several times to kill his wife. Once he cut her brake line, once he threw a breaker while she had a knife in a toaster. Her hair was red and curly. I think he was balding. I believe the car was baby blue. I was too young to know who the actors were. Would like to see this movie again. Please help!

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        Max 

        2 months ago

        What is the name of the movie where a guy cant die and he likes a girl. The girl uncovere some mysteries and learn there is something off with him. The guy is bad and a killer. At one point in the movie, he threw a grenade into a diner and blew it up. At the end the girl stabs the guy and thinks she killed him but one of the firefighters rescuing her ends up being him and it shows the face then cuts to the title of the movie

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        Brysm 

        2 months ago

        Hello all,

        I have a movie in mind (wasn't very good) that I'd appreciate some help with tracking down.

        It was made in the mid 2000's i think. It is set in a downtown tower, which has been rented out for a high school reunion. The events of the movie has the cast being killed off one by one in a SAW-like fashion. Turns out, the killer was one of the females that is exploring the skyscraper with the others, a skinny white girl whos motivation ends up being revenge from all the fat jokes that she had to endure during high school.

        The ending shows her explaining herself to her high school crush, who turns her down and made fun of her weight. She then slits his throat and prepares him with an apple in his mouth and the others as a homecooked feast (because she works as celebrity chef).

        If i had to guess at the title, it was something along the lines of iron tower, or something related. I cant remember the actors, as i doubt they were anyone big.

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        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 or something.. abd the guy picks up a rock and smashes it against his forehead blood pours down her face and she falls unconscious. Every on there was like wow.. or OOOH!!! but no one bothered helping her or making sure she was ok. I guess no one liked her . late in the move he has to take detectives in the desert where her badly decaying body is left... that was a weird scene

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        Baff 

        2 months ago

        @Leefke

        Perhaps one of The Punisher movies 1989 or 2004?

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        Leefke 

        2 months ago

        I am searching for a movie , i saw it a very young age so i hope i can decribe it properly. I think the openings scene was about a man who kills his wife or family en then rans from the cops. But he got shot. I think that the man cant really die , some sort of experiment. I also remember that they trapped the man (killer) in some sort of well

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        Steveray 

        2 months ago

        Hi Guys,

        There are two movies that I have always wanted to find out, I watched them both when I was very young around 18 - 20 years ago I think.

        So film no. 1 I only remember two scenes, one is when a kid gets bullied(I think kicked in the balls) and then beaten up on a water tower in Deep South USA, if it’s not a water tower it is some sort of tall structure, and the other scene I remember from this film is a lady receiving oral sex in her kitchen by a younger man who I think hides under her big 50s style dress, I think this film was set in the 50s.

        Film no. 2 I watched with my dad when I was really young, all I remember is it’s a group of people trying to stay alive, either in some post apocalyptic future earth or on another planet and they have a really cool all terrain heavily defended vehicle which I think may also be able to go under water, and they seemed to of traveled around finding different terrors in different places, I think I remember one town was submerged in water and another town had creators almost like huge spiders. And I think one of the main characters was black.

        This is all I have but I need to know what these films are/were before I bloody die!!!

        Thanks in advance really hope somebody can help

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        I'm New Here 

        2 months ago

        @elvis

        Hannibal Rising 2007 trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7AVgWT_zy0

        @tatarae

        The only thing I can think of is the original Korean Oldboy 2003, WARNING: the film's a real mind job! Here's a trailer, you can see a glimpse of the woman in the red coat like you described at 1:21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PArwr-HiU_Y

        I thought I'd repost my own request:

        I need help with a movie I saw on TV in the 80's or early 90's. It seems set in the 1970s or early 80's. A teenage boy and girl, the girl has brown hair and is taller than the boy, they become friends and talk about sex and relationships. The boy's parents are divorced and his dad has a bachelor pad with a sunken sofa and and a mirrored partition. The girl is wondering if her parents are getting a divorce. They hang out at the bachelor pad and in the scene I remember most, they start playing with the mirror partition, they each stand at one end with half their body showing, reflecting the other half so it gives the illusion of seeing their whole bodies, the boy uses the illusion to swallow a pencil and the girl uses it to look like she's dancing with both feet off the floor. Any help appreciated, thank you!

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        easterntraveler 

        2 months ago

        There was a movie I saw back in the late 60's early 70's. The movie was in black and white. There was a black rectangular small box that moved around on the floor. It was evil and killed people I think.

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        Myria Folkland 

        2 months ago

        Hey! So I wanted to know the name of this movie: it's a detective movie, and the detective is here to find out what happened to a certain working woman of a rich household (I think they're into business) and apparently this woman who worked there as a governess or something is (as we find out later) raped by one of the sons of the rich businessman, and she can't say anything about it because of their social ranking. The young dude is in love with her though. The ending scene is I think when the investigator goes into the woman's room (in her absence) and goes through her diary. I think it is also revealed that the investigator is her father or uncle or someone related to her. This movie was aired on ITV, as far as my memory serves me right. The young boy is taken to account later too, in the movie.

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        elvis 

        2 months ago

        Hello, sorry if this is a little vague, there was a boy maybe around 6 and his sister maybe around 4, and they are in a place, I think a ship. There are several men with them, and I believe the men were starving, which led them to eating the little girl in order to survive. The boy lived and grew up. upon growing up, he found each of those men and killed them. One of the men was killed in the woods, being tied to a tree and a horse pooling the rope which the man was tied with.

        Thank you in advance.

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        Skye Pournazari 

        2 months ago

        @ Ed Jimenez. Thank you so much! This is what I've been trying to find!

        I was but a child when I peeked around the couch to see what my parents were watching. I now know why I wasn't allowed to watch this one!

        Not a great flick! But your help has given my mind some release. Thanks again.

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        tatarae 

        2 months ago

        i don't know what the movie is about but i think i saw it in a "favorite movies" type video or vh1 special type thing...... i think it might be an asian film. i just remember the ending/near the end scene there was a woman wearing a red coat walking in the snow

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        Owen Dramond 

        2 months ago

        hi im looking for a movie where this girl runs away from home and finds herself at a gas station, she meets a guy with shoulder length hair and a cowboy hat and his nephew and gets in the truck with them. she travels with them and falls in love with the guy with the hat and they end up at a motel and her parents are looking for her. the guy goes crazy and keeps her hostage in the hotel room and she gets a kitten from the hallway and he lets her keep it. the police turn up and surround the motel and he has a gun pointed out the window. eventually he lets her go because he loves her and she goes back to her family. thats all i can remember i hope you can help me find it.

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        Dave Hull 

        2 months ago

        still trying to find out the 1970's movie where a teenage boy, who is friends with an albino kid, falls in love with the area tramp. She refuses to sleep with the other boys after that so they rape and kill her. The boy gets revenge in a bar room brawl and kills at least one of the boys that raped and killed the girl. he drives a real sweet late 40's early 50's pick up in it, and I think the movie is named after the boy and girls name who are the main characters. What ever happened to Moonstruck? They knew nearly every movie I ever asked them about.

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        Rascalthecat 

        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. Kind of like duel. lol.

        Any help appreciated.

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        James 

        2 months ago

        Hey guys,

        I saw 3/4 of a movie that was similar in plot to the 1985 movie "Out of Control" , but the plot did not stay the same . Someone here gave me the out of control movie , but it did not have the same actors as the other film. Did anyone out there see the movie I'm looking for? Both had teens on an appaarently deserted island that encounter guys using the island to smuggle drugs . This was a movie from the 80's , I think. Valossa just keeps giving me the out of control movie . Thanks in advance. Much appreciated .

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        Vane00 

        2 months ago

        Hi guys! I'm trying to rebember the name of a short movie I watched years ago.

        It was an animated movie and I remember there was a couple. The guy (who was a sort of a monster) killed the girlfriend and buried her in the garden where a tree starts to grow. The tree grows bigger and bigger and gets also into the house. I remember that the "boyfriend" lets the fish of her dead girlfriend die and at the end the tree kills him (cause the soul of the girl is in there).

        I only remember these things. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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        Lisa 

        2 months ago

        a group of American girls go to an abandend building some guys turn up and rape them ,not knowing there a freak creature person thing in the basement that kills them,1 girl makes it out at the end I think,

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