Here’s something interesting that happened on my iMac after a restore procedure using Carbonite.
I had to restore all my movies to the Movies folder, the restore process worked; however, the folders were not showing in the Finder. I dropped to the terminal and I was able to see the restored folders.
I asked around and none of the commands I was given allowed me to display the subfolders in the Movies folder.
This command did the trick for me (once in the Movies folder type).
chflags -R nohidden *
I ran the previous command as the user, no need to sudo or reload Finder or anything else – it just works.