If You Can Describe Parts Of A Movie Is There A Place To Find Out The Name Of The Movie Or Suggestions As To The Name?

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The only place where you will be able to find out the name of a film by describing scenes from it will be a search engine such as Google. The complexity of building a reliable database that can identify films based on loose descriptions is too extreme for one to have been created yet.

Your success in finding the film you are looking for will rely quite heavily on your description of it. For instance, remembering a pretty good car chase probably won't help you due to the sheer volume of films with car chases in them, but remembering parts of the script will! Try entering a memorable line from the movie in quotation marks into Google and hitting search as Google uses quotation marks to search for phrases instead of individual words.

There are large numbers of movie scripts posted on the internet, and it is likely the movie you are looking for could come up as a search result if you look for it in this way. At the very least, you should find other people who have posted quotes from movies along with their sources.

Searching for a tagline or an extremely brief description or synopsis could also yield results. As an example, searching for 'epic space battle trilogy' will link you to a page where you can peruse through IGN's top ten space battle sequences, two of which are from Star Wars. It may not be a way to get a direct result, but it's certainly a way to find the answer you are looking for.

A final idea is to ask in online movie forums. Forums on websites like IMDB.com, the Internet Movie Data Base, will have plenty of uses who consider themselves to be film buffs, and if you can describe any amount of the film for which you are searching to a fair level of specificity, it's likely someone there will be able to identify it for you. The IMDB also lists cast members from a vast amount of films, if you can remember an actor from the film, look them up and then check their film credits.
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WW II Bomber squadron crash in desert. They are waiting for rescue. It turns out they are all ghost and as each one of their body's are found and properly buried, they disappear. Only one guy never gets found and he walks off into the desert in the end.
thanked the writer.
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As best I can tell, this is "Sole Survivor " http://www.nndb.com/films/916/000083667/

Some of the details on that page differ, slightly from what I remember, but I'm pretty sure that is the movie you are looking for.

I believe it was a "made for TV" movie so I wonder if there are any copies out there anywhere.

There are at least 2 other movies with the same name that have nothing to do with this version.

If you find a copy, please eave a comment here saying where you found it.
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40+ year old murder mystery where old lady was killed by knitting needles thru neck
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This movie is a 2 black couple who takes the body of 2 white kids useing voo doo and later on throug out the movie get old n takes the body of another women who they made beleave n voodoo as well so that they can take her body
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Little boy sees spirits.  Spirits drag big sister into basement
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It's an old movie which:
A grope of people going to a mountain which going under ground and in there they
see some big mushrooms and the next level when they get down they found river
of volcano mud and than the next the see salt and lost each other, and by the end
it was a big snack and the found a big dish and seat on that and with flash water get
out of under ground.
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A film where a rich woman dresses up as a man to find out if a rich man she admires loves her, but finds out he hates her, I can't quite remember the whole film but I know there is a part where he throws daggers at a poster of her.
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A british sailor is picked up by the german warship that sank his ship.  The german ship goes to a hidden port to repair its damage.  The british sailor escapes from the german ship with a rifle and procees to fire upon the german workers in hope to slow down the repairs so that the british navy can catch the german ship befor it reaches open water.
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Does anyone know a film that was on channel five a few weeks ago or a month ago. It had a girl in it who lives with her dad because her mum died then she fell in love with the new priest in her town people in her life kept dying, she got engaged to the priest then he told her he was goin to war to pray for the soldiers,ect. Then a soldier came to her neighbours house because her dad died and she moved in with her next door neighbour who was in love with her and told her the priest had died so she married her neighbour then the priest came back alive and saw that she was married, etc.
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The IMDb or Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com) is a very popular online movie database used by miliions of people every week.
It allows you to enter part of the word of a movie title or an actor/actresses name and then it will display all search results relevant to that.
If you do not know any words from the title, then even the first name of an actor or actress from the movie may be enough to find the film you are looking for.
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A latin male is dating three latin women around the world he goes missing and they team up to find him
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The lady would go to sleep in one life and wake in another. She was not sure which was her real life. Please help me find this?
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A white female cop moves to a small town for work and ends up in a fued with a white male cop about a stop sign in the begining of the movie
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All I remember from this movie is there were two teens, One went to an all girls school and the other to an all boys school. The guy was the bad boy type. They fell for each other and decided to runaway together. I remember they ran away to a cabin either in the woods or mountains. They guy tied a very long rope to a rock or a tree branch in the river. In the end the authorities or the headmaster of the boys school came for them so they jumped off the cliff and into the river because of the rope they were able to grab a hold of it and survive, but it made the others think they had drowned. I don't remember this movie's name. Can anyone help me out It's old that's all I remember????

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