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  1. #271

    Question Please help me remember!?!

    Hi all and thanks for trying to help me in advance!

    I can't remember this movies name but here's what I remember about the plot!

    It's a comedy about a small time copy shop that is doing crazy **** to sty open and stick it to the big copy king shop that opened up across the street! In the ed he ens up winning free copies for life from them while he is wearing a disguise so he turns his copy shop into a bar or coffee house and offers copies cheap to locals by putting on his disguise and making them! came out in the 90's sometime I believe.

    thanks again to all!
    -kitt
    Last edited by kitt050383; March 31st, 2010 at 02:13 PM. Reason: spelling

  2. #272

    Question Animated Mermaid movie

    Hey, everyone. I need help finding the title of a movie I watched when I was a kid. I watched it in the late 80s or so, but I don't know if that's when the movie was made.

    This is what I remember about the plot:

    It's very similar to the plot of the Little Mermaid by Disney. The mermaid falls in love with a human, but instead of getting a happy ending, she ends up dying at the end. And I can remember her fish (I think it was a fish) companion swimming through the ocean, jumping out of the water and crying her name, which I'm pretty sure was Serena. I'm not sure of the spelling though. Also, I want to say that she was blond.

    I appreciate any help, as this was one of my favorite movies when I was younger.

  3. #273

    movie i used to own on vhs

    There a title for a movie i just can't recall, and its one of those flicks that wasn't a huge success that I know of. I think it started with a "T". It starts off with a young girl who always came in second place at singing contests and longed for that first prize. She lived with just her mom in a farming town. A very rich man ends up buying up a rather large and beautiful mansion in this town. the man himself had a disfigured face and was said to be a prince, but he had a very bad temper. It was also said that he was banished from his homeland, or too ashamed of his appearance to return. Anyway, somehow he comes across this girl and hires her to be his maid, to work off some debt or something. Through her evening of working for him, he ends up teaching her a song. Meanwhile the town becomes angry as their land begins to get bought up. Thinking this his doing they plot against him. Later on the girl goes to the singing competition to win first prize, while back in town the folks raid his home and chase him into the dam which kills him. Only after this occurs do they find out that he was not the one buying up their homes, but was in fact spending monstrous amounts of money giving them what they needed.. Medical attention and such.

    Anyone out there know anything about this movie? or the folktale it stems from?

  4. #274

    90's Pirate Movie

    Hi, I'm looking for a movie from the 90's that had to do with pirates and treasure. The main thing I can remember about the movie is that the parrot in the movie was old enough to be the pirate's parrot so he helped lead a kid to find the treasure which was I believe buried under a tree in a resort. The resort had been built around this tree.

    Thanks for any help.

  5. #275

    Red face Need help remebering movie title!

    There Is a movie I watched when I was younger and can't seem to remember the title to. It involves a blue horse that is made out of a type of fabric, and is surrounded in a world of sheets and pillows. Thats all I can remember but If you have any ideas feel free to help me out!

  6. #276

    Help me!

    I've been racking my brain for over a week now on what this tv show was, and I can't remember.

    The scene that stands out the most was of a male character who melts a necklace or bracelet with special powers, and turns them into metallic liquid orbs, which he then floats in a circle above his hand.

    Anyone have an idea?

  7. #277

    1980's or 90's television series pilot

    I've been trying to remember the name of a pilot for a television series that was not picked up, probably in the 80's or possibly the 90's.

    The program was about a post apocalyptic world in what appears to be a desert landscape and the story revolves around people in a futuristic city. So far, sounds like a ton of movies, etc.

    Here are the specifics I recall:
    • When they leave the city by ground vehicle there is a paved road outside the city and a section drops down and it is used as a ramp they can drive up.
    • Everyone in the city was issued a piece of jewelry with a colored crystal. To avoid mutations or something similar people could only have children with people with either the same color crystal or a different color or something like that.
    • They had a medical center with an ER like area and when they needed to move supplies, equipment or patients between different medical centers quickly they "phoned" the person/etc. "over" meaning a teleporting window appeared and they slid whatever through it. Sort of a short range Stargate-like thing without the F/X effects. I think the main doctor character was a woman.
    • The outside world was infested with mutants (or violent people) and there were non-mutant survivors spread around the area who were all trying to make it to this city. I think the main character was in a police or military unit whose job it was to keep the mutants at bay and to rescue non-mutants and bring them to the city.
    • One of the subplots is a young attractive woman arrives at the city and her attractive sister is happy she made it. The first woman is attracted to the military guy who brought her in but she finds out they have incompatible crystal colors which I think pleased the sister because she had a compatible color. I think the first woman jokes with someone about trading crystals.


    Several people I know recall it, but no one remembers the name, etc. I don't think it was any of the Roddenberry Genesis, Genesis II or Planet Earth pilots (I think they were too old and I don't recall any subshuttles in this program).

    The fact it was a pilot for a series that wasn't picked up probably means it's pretty obscure but people here seem to know a lot of obscure titles.
    Last edited by ElKabong; May 15th, 2010 at 02:28 AM.

  8. #278

    Help to find name of kids using telepathy to make gumballs on spaceship

    Hi, I need help to find out what tv show or tv movie this was. It must have been late 70's to early 80's, it was two kids, i think a boy and a girl and they found a spaceship underground i think at a beach, they went inside the ship and by using telepathy with the help of the ship i assume created a bunch of gumballs that flooded the floor with gumballs. That is all i remember, any help finding out what the name of this program was would be greatly appreciated, its been on my mind for some time now and keeps coming back into my mind. Help please. Thanks.
    Mike

  9. #279

    80īs Scifi show. Three robot spaceships combining into One big one.

    Hi, I need a bit of help figuring out what an 80īs "puppet" show was called.
    I remember it to be a puppet show (maybe an animation though). I thought it was starfleet but it turns out its not (at least from the episodes ive seen of starfleet now there is no spaceships joining)

    What I remember from it is that there where 3 spaceships combining into one big (flying?) spaceship robot used to fight off the enemy.

    Can anyone help based on these loose memories ?

  10. #280

    Trying to remember the name of a movie

    I saw this movie years ago, and I believe it might have been on the Sci-Fi channel. I only remember a few things about it. Time was used as currency, rather than money. All monetary transcations were performed with time, because they had solved death. At birth each person was given a timer with 1000 years of time on it, and when it ran out you died. I remember one scene where a "rich" guy was in a casino and a woman next to him got a warning that she only had 10 minutes left, so he lent her some time. I also remember a scene with a young girl smoking and her friends asking her how much time she had left. When she said a couple of years her friends asked her if she had told her parents yet.

    I can't remember the name of the movie, nor when or where I saw it, but I do remember that it was on tv, and not in a theater.

    Hope that rings a bell to someone.

    Thanks in advance.

  11. #281
    Hey guys,

    I have been trying to remember this movie for literally YEARS and it's driving me crazy. I want to say it was an 80's movie and it was based in the future (terminator style future if that makes sense) I don't remember any of the actors but what I do remember is that there was a long line of cars and they were headed to this checkpoint with a lot of guards and they even had guards walking on rafters above the cars keeping an eye on them. A male and female got out of the car and the female was pregnant but was wearing a flak jacket to hide this and the corner of her flak jacket was sticking out by her collar and the male character motioned for her to hide it and they got caught and sent to prison.

    In prison the males and females are separated and they wear magnetic boots to keep them under control (much like in face off but that isn't it). That's about all I remember unfortunately I was really young when I saw it. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by therobfather View Post
    I've been racking my brain for over a week now on what this tv show was, and I can't remember.

    The scene that stands out the most was of a male character who melts a necklace or bracelet with special powers, and turns them into metallic liquid orbs, which he then floats in a circle above his hand.

    Anyone have an idea?
    Could this have been the movie Starman with Jeff Bridges and Karen Allen? The did do a short run TV series with Robert Hays (the guy from Airplane!)

    It's bee decades since I've seen it, but I think in one of the beginning scenes of the movie, the Jeff Bridges character does that, then uses the orbs for power and they're used up as he uses them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wizkidnono View Post
    Hi, I need a bit of help figuring out what an 80īs "puppet" show was called.
    I remember it to be a puppet show (maybe an animation though). I thought it was starfleet but it turns out its not (at least from the episodes ive seen of starfleet now there is no spaceships joining)

    What I remember from it is that there where 3 spaceships combining into one big (flying?) spaceship robot used to fight off the enemy.

    Can anyone help based on these loose memories ?
    Could it be Voltron? An early 80's Anime. There was also kind of a power rangers type live action show of the same vein that I do not remember.

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    Quote Originally Posted by therobfather View Post
    I've been racking my brain for over a week now on what this tv show was, and I can't remember.

    The scene that stands out the most was of a male character who melts a necklace or bracelet with special powers, and turns them into metallic liquid orbs, which he then floats in a circle above his hand.

    Anyone have an idea?
    This sounds a lot like The Phoenix, which aired on ABC back in 1982.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DailyRich View Post
    This sounds a lot like The Phoenix, which aired on ABC back in 1982.
    I remember The Phoenix because the guy who played the main character was Khan's second in command in ST2:tWoK... didn't he use an amulet or something though as his power? I remember liking the show, as bad as it was... of course, I was much younger then, and didn't appreciate fine, well acted television like Buffy or Full House.

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