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The Ballad of Little Jo
rating:3.2

The Ballad of Little Jo

1993Runtime:0 minutes
Based on a true story, this Western chronicles the adventures of wealthy Josephine Monaghan (Suzy Amis), who, longing for more than just the narrow and subservient life women lived at the time, passes herself off as a man in the Old West. But when love strikes and Josephine falls for a man (David Chung), she must decide whether revealing her secret is worth the risk she'll face for deceiving others.

Directed by:

  • Maggie Greenwald
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Punisher: War Zone
    rating:3.2

    Punisher: War Zone

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    When Frank Castle -- a one-man force of vengeance known as the Punisher -- battles mob boss Billy Russoti, the encounter leaves him disfigured. But Russoti soon reemerges as a psychotic villain with a small army at his command.

    Directed by:

  • Lexi Alexander
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Doctor Who: Planet of Fire
    rating:3.2

    Doctor Who: Planet of Fire

    1984Runtime:0 minutes
    This four-part "Doctor Who" serial finds the Doctor (Peter Davison), his companion Turlough (Mark Strickson) and the android Kamelion (Gerald Flood) touching down on the island of Lanzarote, where they arrive just in time for Turlough to save an American girl (Nicola Bryant) from drowning. But their chance meeting seems more than coincidence when she produces an object that bears the same symbol that's branded on Turlough's arm.

    Directed by:

  • Fiona Cumming
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild 2
    rating:3.2

    White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild 2

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    Five teens (Ami Dolenz, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, David Moscow, Amy O'Neill and Mark Riffon) are high on life during a fortnight adventure through the Cascade Mountains. But when their leader falls over a cliff, nature ups the ante and the adolescents must band together to save themselves. The film is a sequel (not in plot, but in spirit) to Cry in the Wild, which was based on Gary Paulsen's popular children's book &NFi;Hatchet&NFi_;.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Cyran
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Tank Girl
    rating:3.2

    Tank Girl

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    In the year 2033, a comet has turned Earth into a rainless wasteland, and a mega-corporation controls all of the remaining water. In an attempt to end the evil reign of the company's CEO (Malcolm McDowell), Rebecca (Lori Petty) and her shy friend (Naomi Watts) hijack a stolen tank and jet -- at once becoming Tank Girl and Jet Girl. But if they want to save the world, the super-heroines will need help from a mutant race of kangaroo-humans.

    Directed by:

  • Rachel Talalay
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Blue Steel
    rating:3.1

    Blue Steel

    1990Runtime:0 minutes
    When psychotic Wall Street broker Eugene (Ron Silver) witnesses rookie cop Megan (Jamie Lee Curtis) gunning down an armed robber in a store, he becomes instantly obsessed with her. After lifting the robber's gun from the crime scene, Eugene carves Turner's name into the bullets and uses them in a series of murders. Soon, Turner is drawn into a deadly game of wits with a psychopath who's always a step ahead ... and much closer than she thinks!

    Directed by:

  • Kathryn Bigelow
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    From Dusk Till Dawn: Full Tilt Boogie
    rating:3.1

    From Dusk Till Dawn: Full Tilt Boogie

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    This documentary feature will give you an insider's look behind the scenes of Robert Rodriguez's darkly comic supernatural thriller. On-set interviews and footage offer plenty of insight into both the hard work and the camaraderie that goes on when the official cameras &NFi;aren't&NFi_; filming. A must for indie fans and aspiring filmmakers. (Note: This disc does &NFi;not&NFi_; contain From Dusk Till Dawn; to see the film, please rent the movie disc.)

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Kelly
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Sherlock Holmes
    rating:3.1

    Sherlock Holmes

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Not to be confused with the Robert Downey Jr. blockbuster, as a mob of monsters invades London, Dr. Watson believes that the creatures exist but Holmes suspects that Spring-Heeled Jack is responsible in this low-budget take on the classic character.

    Directed by:

  • Rachel Goldenberg
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Sugar & Spice
    rating:3.1

    Sugar & Spice

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    When high school cheerleader Diane gets knocked up and needs money to make ends meet, her squadmates step in to save the day. Using their protean cheerleading skills, the girls devise a plan to rob a grocery store. Degree of difficulty? 10. But, disguised in doll masks, the squad successfully pulls off the heist -- that is, until their "accomplishment" goes to their heads.

    Directed by:

  • Francine McDougall
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Star Trek: Voyager: Season 1
    rating:3.1

    Star Trek: Voyager: Season 1

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    The wildly successful Star Trek franchise continues as Capt. Kathryn Janeway and the crew of the &NFi;U.S.S. Voyager&NFi_; follow a Maquis ship into the Badlands, and one species-saving decision later, find themselves in the Delta Quadrant, 70,000 light years away from the Alpha Quadrant, the Federation, and home. The two ships must join together to make it back, facing treacherous battles from the outside world -- and from within.

    Directed by:

  • Winrich Kolbe
  • Kim Friedman
  • David Livingston
  • Les Landau
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    The Con Artist
    rating:3.1

    The Con Artist

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    After he's released from prison, car thief Vince is forced by his old boss, Kranski, to re-enter the biz. But when he meets a canny art dealer and falls for her good-hearted assistant, Vince is determined to go straight and make it in the art world.

    Directed by:

  • Risa Bramon Garcia
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    White Wolves 3: Cry of The White Wolf
    rating:3.0

    White Wolves 3: Cry of The White Wolf

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    Teens Jack (Mick Cain) and Pamela (Mercedes McNab) battle to survive when their aircraft -- en route to a backwoods boot camp for young delinquents -- crashes in a frosty wilderness. With the pilot (Rodney A. Grant), injured and incapable of making the trek out of the woods, Jack and Pamela summon the spirit of a mystical white wolf to guide them as they fight the elements, grizzly bears and raging rapids on their journey back to civilization.

    Directed by:

  • Victoria Muspratt
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Simon & Simon: Season 6
    rating:3.0

    Simon & Simon: Season 6

    1986Runtime:0 minutes
    The air is thick with competition at the start of the show's sixth season when a large firm of private investigators moves in to the Simon brothers' office building to drive them out of business. Can Rick (Gerald McRaney) and A.J. (Jameson Parker) stay afloat in a cutthroat environment? Later, they join forces with a rival pair of female detectives to find a stolen set of samurai swords.

    Directed by:

  • Vincent McEveety
  • Gerald McRaney
  • Judith Vogelsang
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Star Trek: Enterprise: Season 2
    rating:3.0

    Star Trek: Enterprise: Season 2

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    With interstellar travel in its infancy, mapping the galaxy is the mission of Capt. Jonathan Archer (Scott Bakula) and his valiant crew aboard the revolutionary vessel Enterprise. As the first humans to journey into deep space, these cosmic trailblazers encounter all manner of new life forms -- some friend, some foe. In Season 2, the Enterprise is damaged by a Romulan mine, Archer is arrested by the Klingons, Trip is kidnapped and more.

    Directed by:

  • Allan Kroeker
  • James A. Contner
  • LeVar Burton
  • Roxann Dawson
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 3
    rating:3.0

    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 3

    1994Runtime:0 minutes
    Located at the mouth of the outer space "wormhole" that allows travel from Alpha Quadrant to the Gamma Quandrant -- where the cruel and vindictive Dominion reigns supreme -- DS9 is well-positioned for adventures of all kinds. Avery Brooks stars as Bejamin Sisko, head of the space station Deep Space Nine. Catch all the exciting Season 3 episodes to see whether the Federation can protect its mission.

    Directed by:

  • Kim Friedman
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 5
    rating:3.0

    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 5

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    The fifth season of "Deep Space Nine" marks a turning point for the show. The Klingon faction instigated by Worf's arrival is occasionally played for laughs, but mostly, their hardheaded personalities foil all diplomatic efforts. Expanding on the new theme of duplication, the crew makes several trips to their mirror-universe counterparts, and Sisko (Avery Brooks) and crew get to interact with Captain Kirk and Spock in the "Tribbles" episode.

    Directed by:

  • James L. Conway
  • Kim Friedman
  • Andrew Robinson
  • rating:3.0 3.0 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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