Movies

I looked through the FAQs and Help, and did a search and I am still lost. I can not view any movies. Do I need to download a viewer of some sort? Be gentle, I'm new to most of this computer stuff. Thanx, S.

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Favorite Movies?

What do you think is the best movie/movies ever made? My favorite movies are Avatar, Lord of The Rings 1-3, Star Wars Ep. 4, 5, 6, and 3, The Dark Knight, Batman Begins, Harry Potter 3 and 6, Advent Children, Forrest Gump, Spiderman 2, The Sixth Sense, Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, Back to the Future and many more i cant think of at the moment cuz i feel like i might be forgetting some movies.

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Movie Recommendations?

My friends and I all realized that there are a lot of relatively recent movies that none of us had seen. We're now trying to watch as many of them as we can. For example, last night we watched Fight Club. We were wondering if anyone on Instructables has any good recommendations, or anything similar to discuss.

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Older Movies

I've started watching some older movies that I sorta missed because I was the wrong age when they came out. Right now I'm watching Good Will Hunting again. It's one of my favorite movies. Elliott Smith owned on the soundtrack. Does anyone else have older movies that they liked a lot?

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Sneaking into movies?

Well today i went to the movies with my friends and we saw "get smart" and it was good but then my friends said lets go see another movie and sneak in. They say it is not illegal but i think it is. Also it goes completely against my moral values. Is just getting one ticket and sneaking in illegal? What do you guys think about it?

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The Robot Movie

The Robot Movie A timeless coming of age tale about murder, romance, danger, mystery, war, intrigue, accents, choreography, and dramatic shots by the water. Starring myself (Tetranitrate) and The Robot. Coming soon to an Instructable near you.

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Converting movies?

How can I convert HD AVI movies to Full Screen 16x9  . We are running Ubuntu 10

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Whats this movie?

In one part the kids were watching tv and it went fuzzy like in the picture and a person was talking through it and guys with buisiness suits and the kids saving their brother.  Please help!

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movie brainstorm

 Hi everyone reading this I hope everyone enjoys this topic and I look forward to seeing a good diversity of people show up. Good day chaps

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Name this movie.

The first person to name the movie in the background of this picture will receive a 1 year pro membership code.  Show me how well you know your sci-fi.

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Trash movies

Did anyone else notice the flood of extremely bad movies this year? Zombies, Nazi-Zombies, deadly virus that turns people into zombies... And then there are these "creature films".... Sharknado (1 to3 !!!), Three headed shark attack, Sharktopus VS Whalewolf, Lavalantula, Megashark VS Kolossus .... Of course we also have a lot of adventure films in the lord of the ring style... What is it that all these movies have in common? They all take at least 90 minutes from your life LOL Not sure where to start, the bad acting, the boring dialogs, the special effects - some are below high school level. So what is it that makes companies produce such crap? I admit I can quite enjoy a trash movie every now and then, but the level of trash is now higher than anything. Do you think it is the fun of making it that drives the people, desperation to at least make a movie once or what it is? Can't be to satisfiy the people buying those movies ROFL

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Halo Movie

While i was looking around the internet, i found out that there was a movie called halo, and then i looked at the news, the movie was based on halo. its production has been halted, due to the fact that the two studios backed out before the production could be finish, because like the Tome Raider, they think that i will not be as good as the games. if you have any opinion about this, post away, and ect.

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Movie Tickets

Hello, my friend accidentally posted the code to redeem the tickets to his Instagram story (we ordered it online) and he is anxious about it since he's scared someone will steal it. If I take the movie tickets 4 days before the d-day will the ink fade? If so how do I prevent the ink from fading?

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Instructables Movie

Hey there I would like to make an ibles movie it would only have to be a couple minutes but I want it to be awesome and represent the ibles community. If there would be any way I would also like to give it to the site founder so he can take it with him to maker faires and such. I will need a ton of help so please list what you can do and please do it I know I can see if I can produce it and send it in so we can be more known by the common people. Thanks! AB

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Instructables the movie

I'm calling the attention of all the Instructables Team and Community, together with your suggestions and comments, we can make a very beautiful, suspense, breath-taking movie. I know that Macgyver blockbuster film is coming and it has a very big budget. I'm hoping that Steven Spielberg will help us in this regard. Let's make an exciting story. This movie is about invention, innovation, recycle, gadgets, espionage, robots, gizmos, diy, computer whiz, Macgyverism, hacking, satellite, homebrew, offbeat/sneaky/wacky uses of everyday things, problem-solving, strategies, smartness, creativity, etc. Let's start for example with a fourteen-year old boy who is an instructable freak. He unexpectedly witness a crime scene where the "big brothers" (mafia, yakuza, terrorists, NSA, CIA, etc.) are involved. A conspiracy came out to eliminate him. He is now running for his life. His only tools are his "mossad" skills/talents and the "smartest instructables." We can develop further this story by the following steps: 1 - Identify the problems which he will encounter to survive 2 - Select smart solutions from instructables 3 - Integrate and converge those situations in each scene 4 - Choose characters for the movie 5 - Let's make a script 6 - Finalization 7 -Dr. Eric Wilhelm, please contact the Hollywood... Are you with me? List now the links of your favorite instructables that can be used in this movie! And join the forum... http://www.perixgenius.co.cc

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Movie Error

I was watching the first part of Generation Kill, its about a group of marines during OIF 1, and I was getting all into it and I noticed an error, a Major error. Well just look at the picture. Normally for a vehicle to go, the engine has to be RUNNING. Tactical vehicles have switches to start them. You have off, run, and start. He has the engine off, but yet the vehicle is making noise and its going down the road. Now i know the vehicle is being pulled by a trailer, and the engine is "off" because if it was "on" it would be a crap load louder and everyone would have to scream at each other just to talk, but come on guys at least rig the knob so that it points up right when driving. What movie errors have you noticed that made you upset?

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Movie Glasses

I had an idea the other night, but no idea of how to go about it. I Want to take two small screens probably about one to two inches big, then mount them on sunglasses and somehow input movie from an HDMI or an HDMI micro. like This: http://www.chinavasion.com/cool-gadgets/60-inch-virtual-video-screen-glasses-for-iphone-ipad-ipod/ but for anything that can output HDMI. i thought about this when i was on the plane and was tired of the people behind me asking to tilt the monitor -.- i have a Thrill 4G that uses a Micro HDMI to HDMI so im sure it would work with my phone and many others if we did it(although users without that HDMI port would need the adapter that makes Mirco USB to HDMI aswell) so basicly.. Android phone to adapter that has HDMI in to a pair of 2" screens to output movie ---------- I        ->I ------------------------- ]----------  I Imicro I                                   I Device   I                        IHDMI I                                   I                I                                                                        I ______ }------------------ ---[videodisplay ] --[videodisplay]  Android                               HDMI       video                     sunglass                          sunglass                                                 IN               out                       screen1                           screen2

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The Inkheart movie!

So, lots of people read inkheart, right? Well the movie is coming out in about three weeks, January 23. I was thrilled. However, I don't like the character choices. The main problem is they have this girl, Eliza Bennet playing Meggie who is 16, probably 15 at the time of filming. However, in the book, Meggie, is only 12. The 2nd problem, which isn't really a big one, is that I did not see Paul Bettany playing Dustfinger. To me, dustfinger was older, and in the promo pictures he doesn't have scars all over his face. That's all I have to say, but I digress. What do you guys think, I also think we need inkheart instructables. I'll think of one!Edit: Noone is an inkheart fan?

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i need to know this movie.

 this is a lot to ask i know, but, i remember watching a movie with my father when i was younger, im 16 now, and im pretty sure it had to do about money laundering or counterfeit money. i remember this guy throwing money into a laundry machine or something. im sorry i was probably 5 or 6 years old when i saw it. i think i would know the name of the movie, cuz my mom told me once. it would probably be an action movie.  i know this is very vague and i will appreciate any feed back. so ya... p.s. id rather not ask my mother...

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tell me a website that shows the latest movies for free?

Good quality please and not watch-movies.net because that closed down yesterday.

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in movies, when an actor smokes, what do they use to substitute cigarettes/cigars? Answered

Like I've stated in the title, I'm wondering what movies use in place of actual cigarettes or cigars during a scene when an actor smokes.

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A sweet Idea for a movie!

Ok, This Idea is either really cool or the dumbest one Ive had yet! What if They made a movie about aliens coming to destroy earth by infecting us with an alien virus that makes us turn into zombies, so the Worlds military makes Super advanced robots to fight them! and because all of the military personnel are fighting aliens The world erupts in mass anarchy and pirates start to sail the sea and attack coastal cities! So chivalrous ninja protect the people from the prates and aliens. But then the Anti-virus the Drug companies makes to stop the virus in the infected mutates and causes certain people to turn into vampires! I think it would be cool but it might also be a bit much! :)

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The dates of new movies...? Answered

Why is it that there are many movies coming out in the U.S on September Eleventh? I've seen commercials for two or three movies premiering on that date.

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Movie Editing Software

So we all know the Windows Movie Maker suxs! so Im looking for a movie editing software for xp that can handle stuff like green screening The program needs to be free

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FREE IPOD MOVIES

Does Anyone Here know how i can get free movies for my ipod or how i can convert dvd movies to the ipod format.(keyword: FREE)

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Windows Movie Maker

Anyone know how to put a watermark on the bottom corner of a video using windows movie maker

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An Astro Boy Movie??

I don't know about you guys, but I have to see this on opening night.

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Sell movie on website?

My boss wants to sell his movie on his already existing website.  I don't have much... or any web developing experience, but I'm looking for a way to sell one-time views of this movie from his page.  The key here is that we don't want them to download and keep a file they can watch anytime.  We just want them to pay to see it once.   Please help!

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Video Game Movies?

Hi guys! Ive been working on some video game movies. Any suggestions? -Mario -Mario Kart -Minecraft -Halo (distant future) -Zelda (short film only =P  ) -?????? -suggestions welcome down below PS I'll try to post behind the scenes instructables Thanx =)

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Movie-Editing Software?

I've been getting into short film recently and I'm looking for some movie-editing software. I want something that:works on Windowsis free/open sourceis easy to usehas a good amount of useful featuresI like iMovie, but I'm not spending the money on a Mac.Help?

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movie ideas anyone??

Hi I'm a filmmaker (i work for Stop Motion Pictures) and am really looking for movie ideas because right now I have nothing! I have movie making block. Any idea I choose to use you will be credited. It will probably not be made in a while I'm working on getting my camera and tools. Please share any ideas! Even stupid ones!

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Movie Ideas Anyone?

Hi, i'm a Independent Filmmaker for Blue Light Entertainment. I need a Movie Script Idea. I have a Genre and Topic but not a Summary. My Genre is Action/Adventure. My Topic is Police or FBI.  I want a Good ending and a little christian morals related to it.  Thanks for your Help!! Jonathan

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Glitch movie with accelerometer

Hello all! I'm making a chair that is once seated, it distorts/glitches the movie playing. Anyone knows if there's similar projects or tutorials I can follow? I got my parts ready and at the moment but I am lost as to how to start.  Help, advices, links are all appreciated! 

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Video Game Movies?

Hi guys! Im an indie filmmaker and i want to make a video game short film. Please suggest what you think i should make. Also i want it to be T and under (T,E10,E) no M except for a rare occasion. I will be posting forums semi-frequently like this. Well? HAVE AT IT!!!!     COMMENT!! SUGGEST!!! PLEASE? YAY!!!!!!! PS i will feature you in the creds if i use your idea PPS i will try to make behind-the-scenes instructables w/ wideos PPPS the cake is no lie!

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"In Time" movie clock

Hi! I dont know if here its a good place to talk about this idea but..here i come. First of all I just saw "In Time" movie, that from Justin Timberlake you know, and I was thinking about the green clock in their arms. I thought that I can do it with a projector or somekind of stuff like that..( like a PIPBOY 3000 from fallout, projectin right on my arm). But Imnot happy with that way so Im here asking for help... Would you know how to do a subcutaneous clock or maybe some transparent film around arm with leds, i dont really know. Brainstorming here please! Note: Sorry for my english, Im not a native english speaker and thanks for your time reading!

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Interstellar (movie) ScienceFiction

Spoiler alert. The butler did it!!  Just kidding.                 Category: Weird Planets! Water Planet-  How'd they know that the sea was shallow enough to land in? The ship's engines apparently can't run if wet. So landing here was pretty risky. Would you land a plane in a foot of water not knowing if it was 1000' of water? You can't take off if the engines are wet!                         When a big wave hits, (on earth) one of the signs is that the water in a bay will recede. Why didnt this happen when the big waves hit in the film?   Ice Planet-  80% of earth's gravity (IIRC)  Yet a "frozen cloud" can hold up it's own weight. Fun world, very sculptural. Is there any way these shapes can hold themselves up?  Might be more believable if planet had 10% of earth gravity.  Those jump jets also more plausible in low G.                 Category: Black Hole Appearance-  At first, this seemed pretty artsy- bizzare. But i'd read that lots of research + computer modelling went into it. So here's my assumtion explaining the visual:  The black hole has a simple ring of hot debris orbiting it like the rings of saturn. This stuff isn't close enough to have it's light sucked in. Looking above, or below the "hole", Light from the backside of the ring is bent around to our "eyes" by gravity. This causes the illusion of a second ring perpendicular to the first one. If we coud "look"  with some means unaffected by gravity, we would "see" a single ring.                 Category: Demise of Earth IIRC, the crop  blight is "using up" the N2 in the atmosphere??  um...  Overall, a really good flick, addressing big human questions. Of course the human story is the most important, tough decisions face these characters....  but chat on sci should be fun, too. 

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how can you convert old super 8 movie films to dvd?

I have a lot of super 8 video movies I made of my children growing up since 1969 and now I want to convert them to dvd and would appreciate some information as to how to convert them.  I have the sound projector that I can play them on but need the connection between that and the computer.

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Does any one know were i could watch movies free online?

Without a credit card or downloads or surveys or all the other crap like that

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what type of movies do you like

I just want to take a quick survey about what types of movies are the most common (out of the people reading this)

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your opinion about the movie district 9

OK i just went and heard the whole plot of Neill Blomkamp masterpiece the Monalisa of movies D9. he was supposed to make the halo movie but Microsoft was complaining its multimillion dollar A$$ off so Neill felling sad thought up remixing his movie Alive in norunburg i think its called. so here this movie is a unsuspecting antagonist "Wikus van Der Merwe" is doing a documentary on MNU moving the Aliens to district 10 but he then goes into a shack and is screwing around with items of none of his concern and sprays a crap-storm virus in his eye that mutates his arm to a alien arm and changes his DNA so he can operate alien machinery MNU being the bastards they are jacks him up and takes him to there base for dissection he then daringly grabs a scalpel and holds a doctor hostage leading up to that he escapes to district 9 where he meets Christopher who at first is reluctant to kick Wikus's A$$ they soon befriend each other they then steal some alien weaponry and launch a counter attack on the MNU mercs were he retrieves a fuel cell to power a ship were Chris finds out that MNU have been experimenting on his people later on Wikus finds out that it would take up to 3 years to turn him back to a human,then a Emnite shamalan twist pops up Chris wants to go home for help before coming back to cure Wikus he then gets angry and kicks poor Chris's A$$ and powers up a ship were his engine is shot up and he crashes he than crawls out. soon cute Christopher's son Little CJ gains control of a mechanized battle suit from inside the crashed shuttle and helps free Wikus, Wikus then enters the alien walker battle suit and defends Christopher as the mother ship uses a tractor beam to lift the shuttle on board.he shuttle docks with the mother ship, Wikus is shot in the back and the walker suit ejects him after taking critical damage. Wikus drags himself away from the leader of the mercenaries, but is unavoidably caught. Just before the trigger is pulled, four aliens burst out of the surrounding slums and rips apart Wikus's attackers.The film concludes with another series of interviews and news broadcasts, showing the humans view on the events that unfolded. An interview with Wikus' wife reveals a small metal rose was left on her doorstep (one of Wikus' trademarks, he strongly believed a gift is worth more if it was made personally). She concludes it couldn't possibly be Wikus, no one has heard from him since he was last seen crawling from the mangled battle suit. An alien is then seen standing in a junk yard inside District 9 fashioning a small metal rose out of scrap metal, implying that Wikus is alive, his transformation from human to alien is complete, and is still awaiting Christopher's promised return. just tell me what you think about the ending

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how can i watch movies that are on my laptop on my xbox 360 without internet or a router?

I want to watch movies i have downloaded onto my laptop using my xbox 360, i need a simple "for dummies" solution.

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How good of a projector do I need for projecting movies outside at night?

Going to try to set up an outdoor movie theater in my backyard.  If I was only going to use the projector at night, how bright of a projector would I need?  From articles I've seen, 2000 lumens is the usual answer.  I'm just wondering if I could get away with 1000-1500 lumens because the projectors I've seen that can output 2000 lumens aren't that cheap.... So could I get away with less than 2000 lumens?  And can anyone recommend any projectors that work well outdoors that are on the cheaper side?

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I've been really intrested in making movies, but i need some ideas. i would give everybody full credit.

I use imovie but would be willing to use a different program. i love using effects and everything so if i could get some ideas that would be great. thanks, amandel

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your opinion on the movie district 9 (warning spoiler only read if you want to know the ending) ?

OK i just went and heard the whole plot of Neill Blomkamp masterpiece the Monalisa of movies D9. he was supposed to make the halo movie but Microsoft was complaining its multimillion dollar A$$ off so Neill felling sad thought up remixing his movie Alive in norunburg i think its called. so here this movie is a unsuspecting antagonist "Wikus van Der Merwe" is doing a documentary on MNU moving the Aliens to district 10 but he then goes into a shack and is screwing around with items of none of his concern and sprays a crap-storm virus in his eye that mutates his arm to a alien arm and changes his DNA so he can operate alien machinery MNU being the bastards they are jacks him up and takes him to there base for dissection he then daringly grabs a scalpel and holds a doctor hostage leading up to that he escapes to district 9 where he meets Christopher who at first is reluctant to kick Wikus's A$$ they soon befriend each other they then steal some alien weaponry and launch a counter attack on the MNU mercs were he retrieves a fuel cell to power a ship were Chris finds out that MNU have been experimenting on his people later on Wikus finds out that it would take up to 3 years to turn him back to a human,then a Emnite shamalan twist pops up Chris wants to go home for help before coming back to cure Wikus he then gets angry and kicks poor Chris's A$$ and powers up a ship were his engine is shot up and he crashes he than crawls out. soon cute Christopher's son Little CJ gains control of a mechanized battle suit from inside the crashed shuttle and helps free Wikus, Wikus then enters the alien walker battle suit and defends Christopher as the mother ship uses a tractor beam to lift the shuttle on board.he shuttle docks with the mother ship, Wikus is shot in the back and the walker suit ejects him after taking critical damage. Wikus drags himself away from the leader of the mercenaries, but is unavoidably caught. Just before the trigger is pulled, four aliens burst out of the surrounding slums and rips apart Wikus's attackers.The film concludes with another series of interviews and news broadcasts, showing the humans view on the events that unfolded. An interview with Wikus' wife reveals a small metal rose was left on her doorstep (one of Wikus' trademarks, he strongly believed a gift is worth more if it was made personally). She concludes it couldn't possibly be Wikus, no one has heard from him since he was last seen crawling from the mangled battle suit. An alien is then seen standing in a junk yard inside District 9 fashioning a small metal rose out of scrap metal, implying that Wikus is alive, his transformation from human to alien is complete, and is still awaiting Christopher's promised return. just tell me what you think about the ending

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Is it illegal for me to watch....

These free brand new movies online? someone told me about a site called bedroommedia.com and it is loaded with brand new movies still in the theater. Is it illegal to watch these movies? I am not downloading them but rather just watching them from the site.

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Help ID t-shirt graphic

Ok community, you have come through in the past and I have another burning question.  Help me ID what movie, song, band or school this shirt is based on.    The shirt is from the 80s or 90s and the picture is below:

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How do you find an agent for kids to become famous?

 I really would like to be famous, and everyone says that i'm a great actor and full of life.

Question by cake102   |  last reply