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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #90 on: December 18, 2008, 07:39:40 AM »
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What about that "home movie" you stole from your father?  Why don't you just wrap it up and label it "From: Santa"? 

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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #91 on: December 18, 2008, 10:26:43 AM »
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im looking for an xmas present for my dad... besides diehard and breaveheart and all the other normal dad movies, some of the best ones he likes is dead man and the nakred prey.... any ideas you guys?

Some Steve McQueen stuff? Bullet, The Getaway (both on Blu-Ray)

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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #92 on: December 20, 2008, 08:10:42 AM »
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Okay, see if anyone has any idea what this one is.

I have a vague memory of a Christmas movie I saw on TV as a child. There was a scene in it where a boy wakes up at night, only to find a glow coming from outside his bedroom window. He opens the curtains and Santa's reindeer are all there.

I have no idea what it is. For years I thought it was "........ Saves Christmas" It's no Ernest. And it's not "The Boy Who---" either. I just suffered through that on netflix thinking it was, but nope. Thought it may possibly be "Flight of The Reindeer," but a search on imdb said nada.

This ring a bell with anyone? It's driving me mad just trying to figure out what it was.

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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #93 on: December 20, 2008, 10:53:48 PM »
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You're certain it's a little boy?
There's always Prancer (which was on TV the other night).
Whether or not it has a scene similar to that, I'm not sure.

A good place to get questions like this answered in the main IMDB board - usually it's a very fast moving board and any time I've posted asking about a film it's been answered pretty quickly.
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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #94 on: September 27, 2013, 12:14:51 AM »
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This is the one movie I've never been able to find, and I don't remember anything about it except one scene: A man is eating in a restaurant, and there's a pool on the roof, which sinks down into the middle of the restaurant and has glass on all sides so patrons can see into it like an aquarium. A woman up top strips naked and goes swimming in the pool, oblivious (?) that the guests eating dinner downstairs can see her.

I think that's what happened. Saw this probably twenty years ago. Any ideas?

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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #95 on: September 27, 2013, 12:33:04 AM »
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No idea where you'd begin, but this might be a start:

http://www.imdb.com/search/title?keywords=swimming-pool&release_date=,1993&title_type=feature

That is, if the keyword swimming pool was used for this movie.

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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #96 on: October 23, 2013, 12:45:00 PM »
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This is the one movie I've never been able to find, and I don't remember anything about it except one scene: A man is eating in a restaurant, and there's a pool on the roof, which sinks down into the middle of the restaurant and has glass on all sides so patrons can see into it like an aquarium. A woman up top strips naked and goes swimming in the pool, oblivious (?) that the guests eating dinner downstairs can see her.

I think that's what happened. Saw this probably twenty years ago. Any ideas?

Figure it out?
I seem to be picturing a movie where someone goes in a house, maybe to a party, and you can see someone swimming overhead in water. You only see a hallway width of a pool above with a clear bottom that people below can see through.
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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #97 on: October 23, 2013, 01:21:27 PM »
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I seem to be picturing a movie where someone goes in a house, maybe to a party, and you can see someone swimming overhead in water. You only see a hallway width of a pool above with a clear bottom that people below can see through.

I think that's a scene from The Killing (Season 1 or 2), at the rich libertarian guy's house.
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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #98 on: October 23, 2013, 01:28:45 PM »
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Never did find it. What you're picturing is possible? I just don't have enough to go on to be able to track it down.

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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #99 on: October 23, 2013, 01:38:25 PM »
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sounds italian right? or american 60s
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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #100 on: October 23, 2013, 01:58:14 PM »
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A shark in an (indoor) public swimming pool attacking people. It breaks through a vent or something to get in there.

Anyone have any ideas where this is from? I'm sure I didn't make it up. Thought maybe it was from Jaws or one of the sequels, but after reading the plot of each I don't think it was. Maybe a cheap knock-off instead then? Anyone have any ideas?

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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #101 on: October 23, 2013, 02:03:02 PM »
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sounds italian right? or american 60s

No fucking idea, probably American. When I think back on it I imagine it being the vibe of a Blake Edwards movie like The Party or S.O.B.

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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #102 on: October 23, 2013, 02:10:40 PM »
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This is the one movie I've never been able to find, and I don't remember anything about it except one scene: A man is eating in a restaurant, and there's a pool on the roof, which sinks down into the middle of the restaurant and has glass on all sides so patrons can see into it like an aquarium. A woman up top strips naked and goes swimming in the pool, oblivious (?) that the guests eating dinner downstairs can see her.

I think that's what happened. Saw this probably twenty years ago. Any ideas?

I'm convinced I've seen a scene like that from a more recent film. I even remember the tables at the restaurant. But maybe it was an aquarium, and there was a person swimming in there incidentally. It was either from a gangster or spy movie, or a comedy. But the aquarium/pool didn't "sink down" into the restaurant; it went all the way to the floor.
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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #103 on: October 23, 2013, 02:14:29 PM »
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A shark in an (indoor) public swimming pool attacking people. It breaks through a vent or something to get in there.

Anyone have any ideas where this is from? I'm sure I didn't make it up. Thought maybe it was from Jaws or one of the sequels, but after reading the plot of each I don't think it was. Maybe a cheap knock-off instead then? Anyone have any ideas?

The closest thing I can think of was the scene from the opening of Leonard: Part 6, but that was an outdoor pool, it only attacked one person, and it was a trained assassin rainbow trout. It's literally the only scene I remember from that movie.

Apparently there's also an episode of CSI with a shark attack in a swimming pool: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1640833/
Now you're in the *spoiler* place.

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Re: NAME THIS MYSTERIOUS MOVIE
« Reply #104 on: October 23, 2013, 02:19:30 PM »
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I'm convinced I've seen a scene like that from a more recent film. I even remember the tables at the restaurant. But maybe it was an aquarium, and there was a person swimming in there incidentally. It was either from a gangster or spy movie, or a comedy. But the aquarium/pool didn't "sink down" into the restaurant; it went all the way to the floor.

Are you thinking of Mission: Impossible?

Now you're in the *spoiler* place.

 

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