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A puzzle that makes use of cinematic knowledge, such as movie titles, actors, directors, and film awards.

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How do I win a strange game?

There's a phrase I need to remember, in order to be successful here. In 1983, an important date, the SG-1000 was released by a company. If you can name that company, you're getting warm. In fact, the ...
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A Motley Crew of Carolers

A motley crew of carolers has come to sing some songs. Who are they and what is their underlying message?
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 16): Poké(snow)ball battle!

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Reports are ...
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Can you help James Bond find the next letter?

James Bond needs to hack into Le Chiffre's computer to prevent him from fulfilling his evil plan. All he needs to do is find the next letter in this sequence: H O T T S F F F S Question: Can you ...
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Some of All Parts

The 16 movie and TV roles below can be grouped into 4 groups of 4, with each group related by a common theme. In addition, the 4 themes are themselves related to each other by a common theme: one ...
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The Facebook (a double connect wall)

This is a double connect wall puzzle. The objective is to rearrange the sixteen people below in the 4x4 grid such that each row of 4 will be related by a common theme and each column of 4 will also ...
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The times they are a-changin'

Nude, tall and blue, Yellow's new love, Owl too, though late, Under the hood, Symmetry in motion, outlawed, good. This is my first yadu, enjoy!
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Twenty Questions - a visual puzzle

"Okay, are you male?" "Yes. 19 left." "Are you alive?" "Well, that's... complicated..." "Okay, are you real?" "No – 17." "17? You're ...
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Originally not a movie

Can you tell what movie these images together represents? (the answer is a 5-letter noun)
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A fun lateral-thinking Chess puzzle [closed]

Which famous movie is suggested by the following chess position (by Trevor Tao)?
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Chain Puzzle: Tabletop Games #09 - “The” Cryptic Movies

This is the ninth Chain Puzzle in the Tabletop Games series, in which all puzzles are themed around board games, card games, tile games, and the like. The answer to this puzzle is a thematic word or ...
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Guess these Anime Movies

Are you fan of anime? If yes this puzzle is for you. Let's see how much you know about anime movies. The below image has five pictures. Each picture represents an anime movie. Look at of the pictures' ...
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Zoom in zoom out

A wall in a gallery hangs some paintings that look like a portion of the film's poster. And looking closer at the paintings some figures of characters are visible but blurred. Can you guess the titles ...
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Film connections

The set of sixteen films below can be partitioned. Each partition is of four films that have something in common. I invite you to figure out the partitions and commonalities. You'll find that the four ...
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my prefix can turn to sand, my suffix is at hand

my prefix can turn to sand my suffix is at hand my infix is a French end the whole is a famous movie
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Scientifically Themed Rebus/Dingbats - Part 3

The same idea as before: the "scientific" expressions represent some form of popular media. Enjoy. Part 1 Part 2
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What is a Scooby Word?

In the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee, a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles.Template taken from Rubio. If a word conforms to a specific pattern, I call it a ...
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Mangled Movie Titles

I've taken a bunch of movies and done...something to each of their titles. In some instances, I've changed a single letter in one of the words. In others, I've added a letter to make one of the ...
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Grandpa avoids cutting the grass

Walking past Grandpa, who seemed to be snoozing, I saw a note in his left hand, with the name of a film I recognized on it. As I sat down opposite him, he opened his eyes. Me: "What's on your mind ...
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I found myself to be the fifth and a bridge

I found myself to be the fifth, although I was more part of one It was the result of to finish a quest my ancestors had begun It all started with a break of peace and a Greek gift Tis’ started a ...
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The A-List of Foreign Actors

To commemorate the 77th Golden Globe awards, held today by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, here is a little puzzle involving foreign actors. What do the following foreign actors have in ...
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An impressive body of work

To commemorate the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards being held today, here is a short and simple puzzle involving TV roles: Cersei Lannister, Game of Thrones Alexander Grayson, Dracula (2013) Bob Lee ...
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A family of movie lovers

In this family, each member has their favorite movies: Daniel: Interstellar, Top Gun, True Grit Deanna: The Fast and the Furious, Life of Pi, The Wizard of Oz Louise: Babe, Excalibur, Legion Michelle:...
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Legend has it... (a connect wall)

Legend has it... This is a two part connect wall puzzle. The sixteen movie and TV titles below can be arranged into groups of four that are related by a common theme. The four themes themselves have ...
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I'm back! With a film recommendation

Wow, it's been a long time since I posted a puzzle here... Sorry about that! I asked a friend the other day what was his favourite film, but he'd reply only in riddles. I don't remember how he ...
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What's that movie? (Geriatric Edition)

True story: My mother, 80 years old, asked me "What's that movie?" "What movie?" "You know, the one with that guy..." "..." "Run... Homer..." "Homer Simpson?" "No. Maybe. Was it Homer Simpson? ...
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Zeebus Puzzle #10

My dreaming took a turn towards nostalgia last night...
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Ideological rebus

The answers form one word. #1 #2 #3 #4 Hint for #3: Image credits: clue 1 #1: dtstuff9, CC-BY-SA 2.0 clue 1 #2: See Li, CC-BY-SA 2.0 clue 1 #3: Mingle Media TV, CC-BY-SA 2.0 clue ...
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I send you all to the Connect-Wall

Here's a random code-wall for you though; I think of it as unfair to the point of impossible, but some people of this site never cease to surprise me. You need to split the 16 words into 4 groups, ...
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A rebus I've just watched

These two rebuses will give you a clue to what movie I've just watched. Can you guess it?
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Which movie will we watch?

A friend invited me to a movie night. But instead of telling me which movie we are going to watch, she just gave me a bunch of movie tickets: Can you tell me which movie we will watch? Hint 1: Hint ...
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I have a King of Enchancia, but not 2

1- Created by a man born in a Dutch Broken Land 2- Eosinophil Granule Ontogeny Transcript 3- Tittle 4- Golden flecks powered by bacteria 5 Kentucky Fried Chicken What movie am I?...
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I shouldn't have asked him.. again

My roommate (rm) always looks busy in front of his laptop, so I try to start talking to him Me: Hi, the last time we talked you told me your favorite book, and I like your taste! it's a very good ...
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What am I wearing today?

Captain of serenity. Lover of Polish beast slayer. Sister of double victor. Foul-mouthed one-eyed soldier. Murgo-hating emperor. Owner of runaway bum. Fateful answerer of "What do you want?" ...
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The Starting Point

This is just the start of the program. What we start never goes unfinished. The signal went dead. Our assets have been located successfully, there was one step ...
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Terribly Translated Theatre

We've got some real short movie descriptions for sale! Solve them now and win imaginary points! Come one, come all! We'll even let you take home the posters! A gang of all shapes and sizes decide ...
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Name a famous actor

In my name you can find a time of light, and I almost share it with a certain Christmas song. In my famous work, I am a mad man accompanied by D major and a vintage accent.
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At my Wits' End

Some years back, toward the beginning of the school year, I got a call from my kid about a leadership opportunity that he wanted to pursue after normal school hours. I was pleasantly surprised, so of ...
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Code Movie Wall

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #36: Twisted Classics 1 I'm thinking of a movie. The Connecting Wall below (click it for a bigger version) should have made guessing the movie really simple, ...
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Do you know me?

This is a character from a movie. If you want to know who I am look at the picture down and try to find a solution for this puzzle:
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Word Ladders go to the movies

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #36: Twisted Classics 1 You love movies. You had several (9) VHS tapes, neatly organized in their sleeves, up on a shelf. However, due to a certain incident, ...
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Password Strength

An entry to Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1 - based on this xkcd. I am the password manager, helping others remember passwords. I am the password manager, receiving many calls ...
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Film plots explained badly

Everybody slept for most of the movie. An Apple computer discovered some plant and eventually make everyone do exercise. It’s a Shakespeare adaptation but with cats and monkeys. 90+ year old ...
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Another Sensational Crime Fiction?

William Herschel III, heir to the Herschel Paper Company, is dead. His body was found in fishing gear, discovered near the family estate's lake by his Labrador. Police immediately suspected foul play. ...
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The gang's all here

Of us there are three one of which is part tree; The other one you should not fear, but it will make you burst in tears; As for the last one, and there is no bluffing, that's the one you'll ...
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A Fountain of Colors

A Fountain of Colors A rock overlooks as my garden unfurls. His pebble admires as the nice sky, it swirls. The odd-looking pink one is chipper today. The lily exposes when Chopin I play. There's ...
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Misspelled Movies

Continuing in the Twisted TV Titles and TV Title Mondegreens vein, here are some Misspelled Movies. Each title is a homophone of (i.e. sounds the same as1) a real movie title, but is spelled and/or ...
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Pictured Depictions of Movie Quotes Misquoted

Self-explanatory, right? I'm looking for The incorrect quotation, as depicted by the pictures below. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Hint for #2: Hint for #5: ****SPOILERS**** The intended ...
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The one with that guy who does stuff in those places

you! You, with the face! You're a right smart lookin' cookie, aren't you! Maybe you can help me. You see, there is this movie I've been trying to think of; it's right on the tip of my tongue (...
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Find an iconic movie title with these 8 numbers...!

Here is a code with symbols as hints (Note: The footnote on the second page has nothing to do with the puzzle, it's just there for copyright purposes): I am psyched to find out if or how somebody ...
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