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Hollywood Movie Rebus Puzzle #1

Background: Your love for Hollywood movies and remarkable ability to remember movie titles is finally going to serve a purpose. There was indeed a time when you almost believed your mother's words, ...
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Hollywood Movie Rebus Puzzle #2

Background: Your love for Hollywood movies and remarkable ability to remember movie titles is finally going to serve a purpose. There was indeed a time when you almost believed your mother's words, as ...
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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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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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Hollywood Movie Rebus Puzzle #3

This is the third puzzle in the Hollywood Movie Rebus Puzzle series. See the others here. Puzzle #1 Hollywood Rebus Movie Puzzle Puzzle #2 Hollywood Rebus Movie Puzzle . Background Your love for ...
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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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Who am I, if not Lewisoff?

I'll help you get across a river. Once unrecognised in Fischer's song, Later I found fame alone And also as a US state. Who am I? Hint 1: Hint 2: To be accepted, an answer must explain all ...
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First Gym: Brock! Who's this Pokémon?

This question is the second one in a series of Poké-related questions I hope that I can ask. Who's this Pokémon that: Was (already?) released by the time the generation that has almost as many ...
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Shakespeare. William Shakespeare

Can you determine these popular quotes as retold by Shakespeare? Before anyone points out, yes I'm aware that Bill used predominantly iambic pentameter, but I've never been a huge fan of that, so I'm ...
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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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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 Trivial Pursuit #20 (Entertainment 4/4): Actors

This is part 20 of A Trivial Pursuit, a 25-part puzzle hunt. Each part is solvable on its own, with the exception of the meta-puzzle at the end. Talos (2019, 2019, 2019 uncredited, 2023 TV) Galadriel ...
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I've seen these movies countless ties

I wanted to make a puzzle for you all with some help from my friends so I dictated a list of my favourite movies to Paul and he typed them up. He then gave the list to Alice to describe the titles.I ...
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Mr Ling Designed My Jewellery

I wonder about my wife sometimes. She's getting harder to comprehend all the time. Take last weekend, for example: my nephew had come over to visit and was telling me all about the movie club that ...
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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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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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A Trivial Pursuit #08 (Entertainment 2/4): Names

This is part 8 of A Trivial Pursuit, a 25-part puzzle hunt. Each part is solvable on its own, with the exception of the meta-puzzle at the end. Solve the fourteen rebuses below to find some names, ...
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Post-Christmas - Christmas Movie Rebuses

You wait all holidays for a Christmas movie rebus and three come along at once! Can you deduce the films from the images? If you enjoyed these, there are some trickier ones here: The Revenge of ...
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A Trivial Pursuit #02 (Entertainment 1/4): Wrong Superhero

This is part 2 of A Trivial Pursuit, a 25-part puzzle hunt. Each part is solvable on its own, with the exception of the meta-puzzle at the end. Minecraft character who receives enhanced abilities ...
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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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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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Morse of the films that I've watched a lot

After my last attempt to compile a movie list, we replaced Paul's keyboard and tried again. Once again I dictated a list of my favourite movies to Paul and he typed them up. He then gave the list to ...
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Program rebus (VBA)

The code snippet below in VBA contains all the clues to find an old movie quote. Who said it, and in what movie? ...
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The Revenge of the Post-Christmas - Christmas Movie Rebuses

Rather enjoyed my first outing as a poser in Post-Christmas - Christmas Movie Rebuses so I have made some more. Hopefully these should be a little trickier! Deduce the three movies from the images. ...
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Hollywood Movie Rebus Puzzle #4

This is the fourth puzzle in the Hollywood Movie Rebus Puzzle series. See the others here. Puzzle #1 Hollywood Rebus Movie Puzzle Puzzle #2 Hollywood Rebus Movie Puzzle Puzzle #3 Hollywood Rebus ...
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Movies, movies, movies!

Each answer is the title of a well-known movie... ACROSS 4. Teardrop flows for a broken relationship (8) 6. Spin the hated frog, until brown (3,9) 9. Immediate disaster as Neb crewman’s sly weapon ...
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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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Word association: Guess the movie title!

So I was inspired by Braincraft's video about Remote Associates Test so I thought I'd give it a try here on Puzzling. I kind of tweaked with the mechanics a little bit and included words that are ...
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What movie am I?

The grid below contains the first part of a movie quote. What is the full 46-word quote, and what is the movie? Hint #1: Hint #2 Hint #3: Hint #4: Hint #5:
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