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Romeo & Juliet
rating:2.7

Romeo & Juliet

1976Runtime:0 minutes
In Shakespeare's classic tragedy, doomed lovers Romeo (Christopher Neame) and Juliet (Ann Hasson) are caught in the middle of a feud between the Capulets and Montagues. Romeo, a Montague heir, first spots the lovely Juliet at a masked ball, and the two fall madly in love. Their situation worsens after Romeo kills Juliet's cousin Tybalt. But the couple can't live without each other and devise a plan to stay together -- no matter what the cost.

Directed by:

  • Joan Kemp-Welch
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    The Greatest Song
    rating:2.7

    The Greatest Song

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Sparks -- romantic and otherwise -- fly between a black music producer (Lamman Rucker) and a Latina choir director (Aida Rodriguez) when they hatch a plan to coax their struggling churches to sing together in a national gospel competition. But the duo soon realizes that if their ethnically different churches are to succeed, the congregations will have to set aside their prejudices. Willie Macc co-stars in this uplifting romance.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Poindexter
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Face
    rating:2.7

    Face

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Genie (Kristy Wu), a Chinese American, was raised by her grandmother when her own mother, Kim (Bai Ling), abandoned her after birth. Now an adult, the usually distant Genie finally opens her heart to the possibilities of love when she meets Michael (Treach), an African-American DJ. But when her grandmother expresses disapproval of her relationship and Kim suddenly shows up on the scene, Genie must decide which ties are most important to her.

    Directed by:

  • Bertha Bay-Sa Pan
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Zindaggi Rocks
    rating:2.7

    Zindaggi Rocks

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    A beautiful young singer (Sushmita Sen) helps a workaholic doctor (Shiney Ahuja) transform his life with her wild and extroverted ways, which she apparently inherited from her outrageous family. Kim Sharma, Ravi Gossain, Moushumi Chatterjee and Julian co-star in this lighthearted musical romance produced by Anurradha Prasad and directed by Tanuja Chandra, with an upbeat, modern soundtrack by Anu Malik.

    Directed by:

  • Tanuja Chandra
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    The Winter's Tale
    rating:2.7

    The Winter's Tale

    1981Runtime:0 minutes
    Robert Stephens, Jeremy Kemp and Anna Calder-Marshall star in this BBC production of Shakespeare's romance about Sicilian King Leontes, who wrongfully accuses his wife of adultery. Sixteen years later, Leontes gets a second chance at happiness when he meets Perdita, a shepherd girl of mysterious lineage. Part drama, part comedy, this romantic tale ends with a little magic and a very real engagement. Debbie Farrington also stars.

    Directed by:

  • Jane Howell
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    These Foolish Things
    rating:2.7

    These Foolish Things

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    As war looms on the horizon, a hopeful ingenue (Zoe Tapper) finds herself caught between the warring affections of a playwright (David Leon) and a director (Andrew Lincoln) in 1930s London. Director Julia Taylor-Stanley's heartwarming ensemble piece features zesty performances by Anjelica Huston as an eccentric investor, Mark Umbers as a vain matinee idol, and Terence Stamp as a tart butler. And don't miss the immortal Lauren Bacall in a small role.

    Directed by:

  • Julia Taylor-Stanley
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Boxing Helena
    rating:2.7

    Boxing Helena

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    Gifted surgeon Nick Cavanaugh (Julian Sands) seems to have it all -- except his heart's fondest desire: coldhearted temptress Helena (Sherilyn Fenn), who unceremoniously dumps him after a one-night stand. Though she repeatedly rebuffs Nick, he maintains his obsessive pursuit. When Helena becomes a hit-and-run victim in front of Nick's mansion, the disarming doctor takes her inside, imprisons her and literally turns her into his personal Venus.

    Directed by:

  • Jennifer Chambers Lynch
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    The 24 Hour Woman
    rating:2.7

    The 24 Hour Woman

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    After her pregnancy is unexpectedly revealed on her morning television program, frenetic TV producer Grace Santos agrees to let the show exploit her "condition" for ratings. But soon the strain of career, marriage and motherhood take their toll.

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Savoca
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Dawg
    rating:2.7

    Dawg

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Doug (Denis Leary) is the quintessential ladies' man; he's more interested in conquering women than actually getting to know them. But he's ready to ditch that lifestyle when he meets the feisty Anna (Elizabeth Hurley) and finds out he's about to inherit a lot of money. Before he can get his hands on all that dough, though, he must first apologize to, as the song goes, all the girls he's loved (and left) before.

    Directed by:

  • Victoria Hochberg
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Moonlight
    rating:2.7

    Moonlight

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    After discovering a wounded Afghan boy (Hunter Bussemaker) hiding in her suburban back yard, 13-year-old Claire (Laurien Van den Broeck) gets caught up in a dangerous situation. Claire harbors the boy and nurses him back to health, and the two grow close. But the dealers who used the boy as a drug transporter want their stash back and come looking for him, forcing Claire and her new friend to make a run for it. Jemma Redgrave co-stars.

    Directed by:

  • Paula van der Oest
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Land of Thirst
    rating:2.7

    Land of Thirst

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Handsome black doctor Khanyiso Phalo (Hlomla Dandala) returns to his native South Africa in 1913, where he meets Margaret (Nina Lucy Wylde), a beautiful white English woman, and before long, a romance blossoms. But their love makes them targets of outraged settlers and soldiers. The sweeping historical tale of star-crossed love is based on the Perceval Gibbon's novel Margaret Harding.

    Directed by:

  • Meg Rickards
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    A Business Affair
    rating:2.7

    A Business Affair

    1994Runtime:0 minutes
    Kate's (Carole Bouquet) life seems perfect: She's a member of Britain's upper class and is married to the famous author Alec Bolton (Jonathan Pryce). But she longs to be a writer herself, a goal Alec doesn't support. When her husband's publisher, Vanni Corso (Christopher Walken) -- a rags-to-riches man of power -- starts showing interest in Kate professionally and romantically, her "perfect" life begins to unravel. …

    Directed by:

  • Charlotte Brandstrom
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    One Hot Summer
    rating:2.7

    One Hot Summer

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Margarita Santos (Vanessa Marcil) has a thriving law career and a devoted husband, but this near-perfect life is thrown into turmoil when her college boyfriend, Luther (Casper Van Dien), blows into town with only one goal: to win her back. Margarita must decide whether to honor her marriage vows and the Cuban traditions she shares with her husband -- or pursue what might be the great love of her life.

    Directed by:

  • Betty Kaplan
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Expired
    rating:2.7

    Expired

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Claire (Samantha Morton) lives a sheltered life, taking care of her invalid mother and working as a traffic enforcement officer. When she meets the equally shy Jay (Jason Patric), the pair falls in love. This is the first intimate relationship for both of them, opening the door for awkwardness and fear, tenderness and hilarity. Documentarian and award-winning filmmaker Cecilia Miniucchi makes her feature debut with this achingly honest romance.

    Directed by:

  • Cecilia Miniucchi
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer
    rating:2.7

    How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Mexican-American family matriarch Dona Genoveva (Lucy Gallardo), her divorced daughter Lolita (Elizabeth Peña) and teenage granddaughter Blanca (America Ferrera) all tinker with love during one sleepy summer in their Arizona border town. Dona's driving lessons take an unexpected turn, while things heat up at the butcher shop where Lolita works, and Blanca cooks up some romance for herself. This charming drama received a Grand Jury Prize nod at Sundance.

    Directed by:

  • Georgina Riedel
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Yes
    rating:2.7

    Yes

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    A love affair develops between an American woman (Joan Allen) and a Middle Eastern man (Simon Abkarian) in this tale of religion, politics and sex. Tired of her loveless marriage with her politician husband (Sam Neill), the woman embarks on a journey with her Lebanese lover. But if their passionate romance is to last through trips to London, Beirut and Havana, they must each overcome cultural and personal prejudices. Shirley Henderson co-stars.

    Directed by:

  • Sally Potter
  • rating:2.7 2.7 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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