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Love Serenade
rating:2.9

Love Serenade

1996Runtime:0 minutes
The Hurley sisters (Miranda Otto and Rebecca Frith) are, by turns, shy and introspective and flashy and outgoing. What they have in common is that they're both lonely young women on the make for Mr. Right. So, when a slick, smooth-talking radio deejay from the big city blows into their tiny town (moving in right next door), the sisters square off in a hilarious competition to win his affections!

Directed by:

  • Shirley Barrett
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    First Love
    rating:2.9

    First Love

    1977Runtime:0 minutes
    Sensitive and bittersweet, director Joan Darling's romantic drama stars William Katt and Susan Dey as Elgin and Caroline, a college couple experiencing the sensual, heady bliss of -- you guessed it -- first love. But while the two care passionately about each other, Caroline's involvement with an older man threatens to sabotage her burgeoning relationship with Elgin. John Heard, Beverly D'Angelo and Swoosie Kurtz co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Joan Darling
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Crossroads
    rating:2.9

    Crossroads

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    When former childhood friends Lucy (Britney Spears), Mimi (Taryn Manning) and Kit (Zoe Saldana) decide to head to Los Angeles on a road trip, they discover the chance to bond again, fall in love and find out just who they really are in this coming-of-age story. Featuring teen sensation Spears in her first starring role, this road movie is chock full of sass, singing and a few surprises for fans of the peppy pop star.

    Directed by:

  • Tamra Davis
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Easy
    rating:2.9

    Easy

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Quirky Jamie Harris (Marguerite Moreau) has a big problem: She's a magnet for less-than-kind men as she hops beds. But things start to look up when she becomes the object of affection of two seemingly normal guys, Mick (Brian O'Byrne) and John (Naveen Andrews). Unfortunately, there's the immense problem of her self-imposed 90-day moratorium on sex. Emily Deschanel co-stars as Jamie's sister, Laura.

    Directed by:

  • Jane Weinstock
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Previous Engagement
    rating:2.9

    Previous Engagement

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    When Seattle insurance salesman Jack Reynolds (Daniel Stern) vacations with his family in Malta, he has no idea his wife, librarian Julia (Juliet Stevenson), has a secret -- she's planning to meet her first love, Alex (Tchéky Karyo). The passionate Frenchman keeps the date they made 25 years ago, and now, Julia must choose between the lover she's thought about for years or her sweet but utterly boring husband in this engaging romantic comedy.

    Directed by:

  • Joan Carr-Wiggin
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    I've Heard the Mermaids Singing
    rating:2.9

    I've Heard the Mermaids Singing

    1987Runtime:0 minutes
    Loony but lovable klutz Polly (Sheila McCarthy) lands a job in an upscale art gallery. In a major gaffe, she hangs a piece of art she mistakenly credits to her boss, Gabrielle (Paule Baillargeon), but which really was created by Gabrielle's lover, Mary (Ann-Marie MacDonald). And when she develops an inconvenient crush on Gabrielle, Polly's troubles begin to multiple faster than dabs of paint on a Jackson Pollock canvas.

    Directed by:

  • Patricia Rozema
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Shake It All About
    rating:2.9

    Shake It All About

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Jacob and Jorgen are a longstanding gay couple. After Jacob finally proposes to an overjoyed Jorgen, something entirely unexpected happens in this offbeat comedy: At a party, Jorgen kisses a woman ... and that woman is Jacob's sister-in-law.

    Directed by:

  • Hella Joof
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Four Eyed Monsters
    rating:2.9

    Four Eyed Monsters

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Uninspired artist Susan (Susan Buice) and romantically naive videographer Arin (Arin Crumley) meet via the Internet and strike up a relationship in which they make a pact not to speak to each other, inspired to find the true meaning of intimacy. Writing, drawing and instant messaging keep romance fresh for the offbeat couple in this semiautobiographical indie production that is written and directed by the film's stars.

    Directed by:

  • Susan Buice
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Chasing Papi
    rating:2.9

    Chasing Papi

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Handsome young Latino Thomas Fuentes (Eduardo Verastegui), aka Papi, lives in Los Angeles and is engaged to three different girls -- a cocktail waitress in Miami, a wealthy New Yorker and a Chicago lawyer. But Papi's dream come true becomes a nightmare in short order. When the girls find out Papi's been "triple-timing" them -- on the same weekend, no less -- their revenge will be sweet. D.L. Hughley co-stars.

    Directed by:

  • Linda Mendoza
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Smooth Talk
    rating:2.9

    Smooth Talk

    1985Runtime:0 minutes
    Joyce Carol Oates' classic short story "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" serves as the inspiration for this disturbing drama, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 1986 Sundance Film Festival. When sultry teen Connie (Laura Dern) discovers her sexuality, the object of her affection isn't someone her age but rather the much older, mysterious Arnold Friend (Treat Williams) -- who may not have the purest intentions.

    Directed by:

  • Joyce Chopra
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Nobody's Fool
    rating:2.9

    Nobody's Fool

    1986Runtime:0 minutes
    Rosanna Arquette stars as Cassie, a waitress who graduated from the school of hard knocks. After surviving a horrible relationship and giving her baby up for adoption, she's gun-shy about trusting anyone -- until she meets a stagehand named Riley (Eric Roberts). He seems to be a good catch, but will Cassie's doubts cause her to miss her one chance at happiness? Pulitzer Prize winner Beth Henley penned the screenplay for this genial romantic comedy.

    Directed by:

  • Evelyn Purcell
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    All About Love
    rating:2.9

    All About Love

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    After more than a decade apart, ex-lovers Anita (Vivian Chow) and Macy (Sandra Ng) reunite unexpectedly, and learn they still share a mutual passion. But there's one -- or rather, two -- big hurdles: the babies they're carrying in their pregnant bellies. William Chan and Eddie Cheung co-star as the fathers-to-be in this Hong Kong romance about uncommon complications and commitment from director Ann Hui.

    Directed by:

  • Ann Hui
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Introducing the Dwights
    rating:2.9

    Introducing the Dwights

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    The romantically inexperienced Tim (Khan Chittenden) finds himself caught between a controlling mother and his new girlfriend in this emotional coming-of-age film. Jean (Brenda Blethyn), a struggling comedienne, can't accept that her son is growing up and fears that his budding relationship with Jill will disrupt the family. The conflict comes as Jean tries to revive her comedy career, and Tim's dad relives his glory days as a one-hit wonder.

    Directed by:

  • Cherie Nowlan
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Janice Beard: 45 WPM
    rating:2.9

    Janice Beard: 45 WPM

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    When Janice Beard is born, her father dies of a heart attack at that exact instant, causing her mother to fall into depression that lasts two decades. After graduating school, Janice (Eileen Walsh) joins the workforce, determined to earn enough money for her mother's treatment. But when she takes a job as a secretary for a London automobile company, she becomes the office clown and the target of some absurd office politics.

    Directed by:

  • Clare Kilner
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    2 Days in Paris
    rating:2.9

    2 Days in Paris

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    On their way home from an ill-fated Venice vacation, Marion (Julie Delpy, who also directs) and Jack (Adam Goldberg) stop in Paris to visit Marion's parents. But their sojourn in the City of Lights turns out to be just as disastrous as their "romantic" trip to Italy. Culture shock, run-ins with Marion's myriad ex-lovers and uncomfortable encounters with her belligerent parents conspire to make Jack feel even more estranged from his worldly paramour.

    Directed by:

  • Julie Delpy
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    A Couch in New York
    rating:2.9

    A Couch in New York

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    In need of peace and quiet, New York City psychoanalyst Henry (William Hurt) swaps apartments with Parisian dancer Beatrice (Juliette Binoche). But Henry's hopes for relaxation fade as an increasing number of men call on Beatrice, who has her hands full with Henry's needy patients. When he returns home early and finds his miserable clients cheery, Henry decides to learn Beatrice's secret by disguising himself as a patient.

    Directed by:

  • Chantal Akerman
  • rating:2.9 2.9 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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