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This was a short story. Possibly in OMNI magazine, though it could have been elsewhere. Probably published some time in the 1980s. Viewpoint character is a nurse in a special military camp, modern ...

I still retain memories of a movie or show I saw in early childhood which may be of the science fiction or horror genres but I can only recall two distinct scenes. I am hoping that some details from ...

This one should be a lot easier to ID than my inquiry about a movie or show featuring robotic termite-like creatures with some similarity to Zanti Misfits (please see that post if you have even the ...

I only read this about a year ago but I was on a heavy reading binge and a lot of the details have got lost amongst other stories. Basic points: Earth (and her offshoot colonies) are playing off 3 or ...

In the 90s (could have been filmed earlier) I believe I watched a movie where scientists start to discover earth is going to be getting a new sun that is brighter than our original sun. Around the ...

I have been trying to find a book I read quite a few years ago. Well, there are 2, one being the sequel. Now I'm sure my memory has been kind enough to mix parts of the 2 books, but I will do my best ...

I'm looking for the title of a fantasy novel series I read a few books of when I was younger. At this point all I can really remember is that the female warrior protagonist MIGHT have been called ...

Looking for a novel series I read in the 1980s about 4 soldiers (the leader was a US Marine Force Recon member). There was also a Navy Officer, Green Beret soldier and Air Force fighter pilot. They ...

So I watched this move a while ago about this dude who is some sort of a police officer or something like that. I don't remember the specifics but I think people were implanted with some sort of a ...

I'm looking for a collection of short stories that was read to me some time in the late 90's- early 00's (between 1997 and 2001). I recall a number of stories from this book being read to me, but only ...

Harry discovers he has magic at a young age. He snaps and kills the Dursleys due to his ill-treatment. He is then sent to a correctional facility, where Dumbledore finds him and enrolls him into ...

[UPDATE] I found a show that looks somewhat (very) similar in style: It is called Kidd Video. I don't think it's the right show but it has a lot of very similar elements in world design if you can ...

I'm looking for a movie title but I don't have a lot to go on. This is what I have: An alien has crashed on Earth, and as the only survivor of his team, continues with plans to use a bomb to send ...

I read it probably 15 years ago (1998-2002), while in college. It was on a website devoted to fanfic, but might have originated on the FFML (FanFiction Mailing List). It started with Rahne being ...

I was quoting Rouge Angles of Satin (Warning: TVTropes link!) to someone and it made me flash back to a fanfic I read, possibly on the FFML (FanFic Mailing List) around the year 2000, which had a ...

Short story where humans experience time in reverse - they remember the future and cannot recall the past. Probably in a cyberpunk anthology published in the '90s It begins with the death of the ...

This isn't a typical story-identification question, since it's not a story I've read myself. As such, I unfortunately can't offer any more details or more clarification beyond what's already in this ...

I don't know the name of the movie and I haven't seen it completely. I just watched it for the last 15-20 minutes and so, I can't tell all the details. The movie was in Black and White. I saw the ...

I have read this short science fiction story in the early 90's and am trying to find the author and the title. I hope someone can help me based on the outline of the plot: Aliens land on Earth and ...

I saw this movie when I was a very young kid with my grandpa circa 1995-1997. I don't remember when the movie was actually produced, but I have a feeling it wasn't a very old movie, like pre 1990s, or ...

I remember reading this book back when I was in high school when I just first started out in 2012-2013. It was part of a series. I can't remember a whole lot about it. I believe the cover wasn't a ...

Anime where a lot of people had to defeat a demon boss but the main character defeated the demons then the demon boss gave his power to him by going inside him. There was a triangle pyramid with a ...

I'm looking for a book I've read couple years ago. The plot was similar to "A Sound of Thunder" and Time Safari. The difference was that there were invisible dinosaurs that, at the end of the book, ...

There's a short story I read when I was a young kid. In it, a man meets a demon who grants his wish for immortality. The man quickly tires of his new state and tries to kill himself, but his first ...

This was a book I read around ten years ago. I read it in Swedish, unknown if it was translated or not. I remember getting it from the "youth/young adult" section of the library, though that library ...

I read this book series around 1950; I think there were only 2 books in the series. Scientists' brains are transferred into a space-exploring robots which would last for thousands of years. When the ...

I remember reading it online about 10 years ago, someone linked the story. There were two sides fighting, one from the future and one from the past, and instead of fighting for land they were fighting ...

I’m trying to find an anime I use to see about two years ago. It’s similar to Attack on Titan but different plot to a point. The story was that a kid gets this bracelet embedded in his wrist that ...

I just finished up my own search of The Outer Limits and found the old episode "The Zanti Misfits" (S1E14) which was one of the shows I have been looking for. After viewing it several times it ...

The setting is a colony world, with intense volcanic activity and enormous lava pressures outside... magma flooding the underground city is a real threat, with magma-proof-doors between different ...

It's a movie about a boy who is the typical little genius. I watched it in Italy in the early 80s. The things I remember about the protagonist: his chamber was full of electrical devices he ...

I remember an 80's cartoon movie that had a scene with blue aliens/mutants, one of which had no head but a face on his torso, walking through a forest, did not speak in present tense (everything was/...

I remember the main character was a private detective as well as a werewolf. There was an island he went to where all the inhabitants were females as well as werewolves. In one part they capture a ...

They read it previously and have been looking for it over a year now. They don't remember much. They found it at our local public library and want to hunt it down again. The main character was named ...

My memory is vague but more than 20 years ago there was a horror movie in tv where there were "flying spheres with saws" which killed people by cutting them, and IIRC there was a kid/teen with a gun ...

I remember an animated series or possibly an anime where the protagonist jumps (in a spaceship) through portals using a big ramp. There was a villain trio with stupid girl with annoying laugh. Does ...

I read this story in Russian in 1990s. It was a translated story. The name of the author escapes me, but I have a vague feeling it was some Anglophone or Hispanic name. The story is essentially about ...

I watched this movie quite a long time ago. I think it's from around 2000 - 2010. It's in color and I think it's a low budget movie. This is the scene I remember: There are sphere drones attacking a ...

Plot Details/Summary As stated in the prompt, this particular film was made up of a number of short stories with science fiction and/or horror elements. It's not one of the Creepshow films or the ...

I’m looking for a science fiction short story. My memory is a little hazy but I believe the story was about a prehistoric young man who was traveling to return to his tribe and had to deal with giant ...

I read the book 5 years ago and I forgot the name. It has a light pink cover with a short-hair fairy on it. First few pages are comics and then words. I can barely remember the content but it's ...

I read this novel about 20+ years ago, I remember the story quite well but I'm having trouble finding the title. The novel is split into three threads; the first is people living in a society on an ...

From what I can remember, someone invents a process on Earth, "present time", whereby a person can be transformed into their "true" selves. The first to undergo the process, which I think takes about ...

US town where aliens have infiltrated and control humans through a corporation. I think this might be an early to mid eighties movie (possibly TV movie). All the humans work for the Corporation in ...

This was a series of books where the reader travels through time, usually to the past (I know of one where the reader was sent to the future) to solve some mystery. In one the goal was to learn the ...

Saw this movie more than 20 years ago, I can't remember much more about it than this: it was in color, but it's at least 30 years old, maybe even 40 it was about a princess people wanting to marry ...

I believe it was published in a science fiction magazine in this century (such as Asimov, Astounding, etc.), but it could have been in the late 1990's, and it could even have been in a older book ...

I recall reading a mid twentieth century scifi anthology that may have been Asimov stories. One stuck out to me but I'm having trouble remembering some of the details. Some of what follows could be ...

Many years ago, > 20, I read a story about a man who lost his wife and kids in some event. In his grief he developed a virus or bacteria that would cause women to age rapidly and die, effectively ...

Searching for the title of a short story about kids playing baseball on Mars. Probably Asimov's or DAW World's Best. They could only play 2 innings because the ball would travel so far, they'd get a ...

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