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08-03-2010, 11:31   #166
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Hi all, here one i hope you can help out on. Its an animated flim which i seen in the 80's. humans were enslaved by robots who where forcing them to mine ore. the hero finds a sword hilt and discovers that the blade part of it will appear only when its used against robots.

he makes his escape by means of a spaceship with a han solo type character. the ship had two moving rocket type engines at the side and the bridge was at the end of a sort of neck. the computer on the bridge was a smart ass talking back type.

any help would be great.
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08-03-2010, 11:34   #167
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Hi all, here one i hope you can help out on. Its an animated flim which i seen in the 80's. humans were enslaved by robots who where forcing them to mine ore. the hero finds a sword hilt and discovers that the blade part of it will appear only when its used against robots.

he makes his escape by means of a spaceship with a han solo type character. the ship had two moving rocket type engines at the side and the bridge was at the end of a sort of neck. the computer on the bridge was a smart ass talking back type.

any help would be great.
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08-03-2010, 11:52   #168
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thats it!! cheers, i have been looking for that for years. my son is a big sci fi nut just like me. he will love it. now off to amazon to track down the video
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Hi, this is a long shot but hoping someone recognises this film from a tiny scrap that I remember – saw this on TV years ago and this one scene has always stuck in my head. Can’t remember the main plot at all, just this bit.
It’s an old film, black and white, possibly 1940s or 50s. There’s this little blonde girl who’s in either an orphanage or boarding school or somewhere, and she has this little toy horse, like a model of a horse maybe a foot high, and she has it by her bed. And in the middle of the night she decides to run away, possibly to find her way home or something, so she takes the horse and sneaks out. Then you see her trotting along the road by a cliff, with the horse under her arm, in her nightdress -think she’s singing or making horsey noises- when next thing she slips and falls down the cliff…. And that’s all I remember! The rest of the plot may have involved her parents, think there was a couple in it anyway, don’t really have a clue.
Any ideas? The scene has stuck in my head for years!
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Hi, this is a long shot but hoping someone recognises this film from a tiny scrap that I remember – saw this on TV years ago and this one scene has always stuck in my head. Can’t remember the main plot at all, just this bit.
It’s an old film, black and white, possibly 1940s or 50s. There’s this little blonde girl who’s in either an orphanage or boarding school or somewhere, and she has this little toy horse, like a model of a horse maybe a foot high, and she has it by her bed. And in the middle of the night she decides to run away, possibly to find her way home or something, so she takes the horse and sneaks out. Then you see her trotting along the road by a cliff, with the horse under her arm, in her nightdress -think she’s singing or making horsey noises- when next thing she slips and falls down the cliff…. And that’s all I remember! The rest of the plot may have involved her parents, think there was a couple in it anyway, don’t really have a clue.
Any ideas? The scene has stuck in my head for years!
Hi, sounds like Sentimental Journey with Maurneen O'Hara, seen it on TCM once.

http://www.rareclassicdvds.com/senti...urney-dvd.html

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12-03-2010, 19:09   #171
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Thanks OutlawPete, that looks like it all right! It must be nearly 20 years since I saw it and I could never figure out what it was!
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Thanks OutlawPete, that looks like it all right! It must be nearly 20 years since I saw it and I could never figure out what it was!
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13-03-2010, 00:50   #173
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Anyone know this one

Hi All,

I wonder can anyone recall the following film?

It was a sci-fi set in an apocalyptic near future. The main character became aware that his world was not as it seems and that while everything and everybody looked perfect, this was actually just a veneer of perfection kept in place by some sort of technology.

He began to see through this and see diseased people and ruined buildings etc.

That's all I can remember.

Anyone know what it might have been?

Thanks,
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13-03-2010, 03:13   #174
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Could be 'They Live'

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14-03-2010, 00:39   #175
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Hi Lizardfudge,

Thanks, but that's not it, it is along similar lines though.
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16-03-2010, 17:56   #176
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Hi All,

I wonder can anyone recall the following film?

It was a sci-fi set in an apocalyptic near future. The main character became aware that his world was not as it seems and that while everything and everybody looked perfect, this was actually just a veneer of perfection kept in place by some sort of technology.

He began to see through this and see diseased people and ruined buildings etc.

That's all I can remember.

Anyone know what it might have been?

Thanks,
These are all wild guesses that i know are not what youre looking for but ill just get them out of the way because they're quite like what youre describing

Stepford Wives, Dark City or Matrix(Sorry, im sure you know the matrix but im just throwing it out there )
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right, this one has been driving a friend mad for years...

its about this couple who are kinda in love, but the guy has to marry a gypsy (or something like that) and the girl marries some other fella out of anger. eventually they run off together and have 2 kids, but then the guys old wife send their son to him because she cant look after him... the couple are really poor at this stage...

anyway the son (the one that was sent to them) asks the woman why theyre always getting thrown out of wherever theyre living and she says "theres too many of us". soon after the couple go out because one of them has a chance at a job, leaving the son (who is like, 6) in charge of the 2 kids. the couple come back all happy because they got the job, but the kid has killed the other 2 and hung himself.

after theyve calmed down a bit the woman says it was gods way of telling them they shouldnt be together because theyre not married to each other...

cant remember what happens then till the end... its a good while after the kids dies, the fella is in the graveyard looking at the headstones and the woman shows up, and brings up how it was gods way of telling them they shouldnt be together and yer man goes "we were more than any man and wife" or something similar.

End. Anyone know it? she said it was on after midnight, saw it about 6 years ago, no idea of the actors in it. Cheers lads.
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Hi All,

I wonder can anyone recall the following film?

It was a sci-fi set in an apocalyptic near future. The main character became aware that his world was not as it seems and that while everything and everybody looked perfect, this was actually just a veneer of perfection kept in place by some sort of technology.

He began to see through this and see diseased people and ruined buildings etc.

That's all I can remember.

Anyone know what it might have been?

Thanks,
Sounds a bit like The Island, but don't remember any diseased people. The growing people look like sick people though!
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24-03-2010, 13:55   #179
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Hi All,

I wonder can anyone recall the following film?

It was a sci-fi set in an apocalyptic near future. The main character became aware that his world was not as it seems and that while everything and everybody looked perfect, this was actually just a veneer of perfection kept in place by some sort of technology.

He began to see through this and see diseased people and ruined buildings etc.

That's all I can remember.

Anyone know what it might have been?

Thanks,
Logan's Run?
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24-03-2010, 23:03   #180
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Does anybody remember what movie is this:

It's an 80's scifi comedy about a guy in his 20s, he has problems with shyness so then somehow there is a snake growing from the neck or head or something that makes him do things and turns his life around basically.

Anybody know it?
It was Dr. Alien,
http://www.badmovies.org/movies/dralien/

Got the answer here, by the admin, Andrew.
http://www.badmovies.org/forum/index...,129171.0.html
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