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Purgatory's kind of like the in betweeny one.

Give me your recommendations for creeping, meandering, dream-like movies! [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Aug 11, 2015 - 98 answers

Where have all the movie plots gone?

Where are all the films which have queer characters whose sexuality is not the main point of the film? Action movies with lesbian heroes; courtroom dramas with transgender lawyers; road trip movies with gay buddies out for more than getting laid; science fiction/spooky stuff films with androgynous/intersex protagonists, I'm not fussed. Preferably ones where no one dies as a "punishment" for being queer. [more inside]
posted by Athanassiel on Mar 16, 2014 - 38 answers

Spoiler filter - novels/scripts where the protagonist was in a coma/dead

Spoiler filter - novels/scripts where the protagonist was in a coma/dead (etc) the whole time? [more inside]
posted by tzb on Jan 18, 2013 - 46 answers


Movies where the plot stems from a case of mistaken identity? [more inside]
posted by mannequito on Nov 4, 2012 - 38 answers

Same bat-time, different bat-place. Or Different bat-time, same bat-place.

Movies, shows, or even commercials where a plot twist revolves around two characters (or sets of characters) appearing to be in the same physical location throughout, only to reveal that they were each in different places the whole time, or were in the same place but at different times? [more inside]
posted by TheSecretDecoderRing on Jan 17, 2011 - 38 answers

What are some movies whose plots begin with their conclusions?

What are some examples of movies that open with their concluding scene or climax and then work backwards from there? [more inside]
posted by cymru_j on Sep 16, 2010 - 62 answers

Seeking air tight caper flicks or thrillers

Seeking first rate caper flicks or thrillers. (Books also acceptable) AIR TIGHT PLOT ESSENTIAL! Stylish is nice, but I hate, hate, a cheat. [more inside]
posted by IndigoJones on May 25, 2009 - 64 answers

Movies with multiple plot twists

Tell me thriller/mystery movies have lots of plot twists, like in "The Game." Spoilers inside as examples. [more inside]
posted by ®@ on Jun 9, 2008 - 40 answers

Iron Man plot holes?

Movie Filter: I can't believe I am saying this but I couldn't follow the plot of Iron Man, or it just didn't make sense... ***SPOILERS INSIDE*** [more inside]
posted by Cosine on May 24, 2008 - 28 answers

are red herrings overdone at this point in the movies?

Are movie audiences today too trained to anticipate a plot twist? (OP does not contain spoilers. Future comments might.) [more inside]
posted by Lucinda on Jan 29, 2008 - 11 answers

Question about the plot of The Bourne Ultimatum

Question about the plot of The Bourne Ultimatum, specifically about Bourne's memories of his early training (SPOILERS INSIDE, probably for all three Bourne movies). [more inside]
posted by sparrows on Oct 4, 2007 - 14 answers

ID this indy film

Help me, independent Film Lovers (especially you Brits)! I can't remember the title, the actors, or the plot.... [more inside]
posted by Secret Life of Gravy on Nov 4, 2004 - 6 answers

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