Import .MOV

I've got a bunch of .mov files that I can't import into iMovie. I believe that before I got them there were worked on in Final Cut, and there's some kind of codec in FC that won't let me import them into iMovie (I can't play the videos in QuickTime either). I've searched around and found a few solutions, but nothing has seemed to work yet.
Help?
Thanks!

MOV is a container, not a codec, so you really need to know which codec was used in FC.
There are certain codecs in FCP, such as ProRes422, that will work in iMovie if Final Cut Pro is installed on the same machine. Otherwise, iMovie can not edit them.
If you have Final Cut Pro available on a different machine, you can render them in Apple Intermediate Codec, h.264, DV, motion JPEG-A, Apple Animation, etc. and you should be able to import them.

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