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Romeo & Lorenza
rating:2.4

Romeo & Lorenza

2008Runtime:0 minutes
The gorgeous but completely superficial Lorenza decides to marry the fat and ugly Romeo purely for his money. But when Romeo gets fed up with his wife's abusive behavior, he does not get mad -- he gets even. He leaves the house, and with the help of his trusty pal, Justi, gets an extreme makeover into a handsome hunk. This heartwarming romantic comedy stars Paco Ibáñez, Ricardo Martínez Benítez and Lourdes Munguía.

Directed by:

  • Sofia Garrido
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Sweet Revenge
    rating:2.4

    Sweet Revenge

    1990Runtime:0 minutes
    When thriving lawyer Linda (Carrie Fisher) divorces her husband, John (John Sessions), he sues her for alimony. The judge rules that the agreement written on a balloon years ago stating she would always support him if he put her through law school is valid -- unless he remarries. Determined to get out of the payments, Linda hires an actress (Rosanna Arquette) to seduce John, instructing her on tactics to draw him into marriage.

    Directed by:

  • Charlotte Brandstrom
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Only
    rating:2.4

    Only

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Spending his time unenthusiastically helping out at his parents' Northern Ontario motel, 12-year-old Daniel (Jacob Switzer) finds every day as boring as the last -- until he meets quirky Vera (Elena Hudgins Lyle) and discovers a connection with her that changes his life. Though they only have a day together, they share their secrets and fears as they explore the landscape around the motel in this touching coming-of-age drama.

    Directed by:

  • Ingrid Veninger
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    101 Ways (The Things a Girl Will Do to Keep Her Volvo)
    rating:2.4

    101 Ways (The Things a Girl Will Do to Keep Her Volvo)

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    In this independent comedy from first-time director Jennifer B. Katz, Watson (Wendy Hoopes) is fresh out of college and looks forward to obtaining and balancing two of her main priorities -- her career and her love life. She faces trouble with both, finding herself struggling to keep her beloved Volvo and to find a worthwhile man. Will her car be repossessed, or will her love life?

    Directed by:

  • Jennifer B. Katz
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Marking Time
    rating:2.3

    Marking Time

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    At the turn of the new millennium, as anti-immigrant sentiment fueled by the events of Sept.11 sweeps through Australia, young Hal (Abe Forsythe) falls in love with Randa (Bojana Novakovic), an Afghan refugee. Their love becomes a lightning rod for racism in his small town, and brings Hal to a boiling point. Geoff Morrell and Abbie Cornish co-star in this gripping, timely spin on "Romeo and Juliet."

    Directed by:

  • Cherie Nowlan
  • rating:2.3 2.3 Average Rating

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    The Man Who Walked Alone
    rating:2.3

    The Man Who Walked Alone

    1945Runtime:0 minutes
    Discharged from the military for medical reasons, World War II hero Marion Scott (Dave O'Brien) is hitchhiking his way home when he's picked up by rich society girl Wilhelmina Hammond (Kay Aldridge), who's fleeing her fiance; in a stolen car. And though sparks immediately fly between the two, the secrets they're hiding from each other might just quash their chance at romance. This madcap comedy earned an Oscar nomination for Best Score.

    Directed by:

  • Christy Cabanne
  • rating:2.3 2.3 Average Rating

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    Gasoline
    rating:2.3

    Gasoline

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    After accidentally causing the death of her mother (Mariella Valentini), a young lesbian, Lenni (Regina Orioli), runs away with her auto mechanic girlfriend (Maya Sansa). To add a degree of difficulty, Lenni's mom's body is stashed in the trunk of their car and a gang of crazies is on their tail. But crazy is a relative term in this case...!

    Directed by:

  • Monica Stambrini
  • rating:2.3 2.3 Average Rating

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    La Cucina
    rating:2.3

    La Cucina

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Food preparation on a summer evening reveals the intricacies of relationships in four related stories. Lily (Christina Hendricks) prepares a gourmet meal for her older lover (Joaquim de Almeida), while pregnant Shelly (Leisha Hailey) runs tearfully to friend Jude (Rachel Hunter) when her lasagna-making attempt fails. Meanwhile, Jude makes Italian food for her absent lover, Celia (Clare Carey), who's busy filming a kitchen scene in her movie.

    Directed by:

  • Allison R. Hebble
  • rating:2.3 2.3 Average Rating

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    Some Prefer Cake
    rating:2.3

    Some Prefer Cake

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    This brisk comedy follows two friends -- lesbian Kira (Kathleen Fontaine) and straight Sydney (Tara Howley) -- who cope differently with their unrealized personal and professional dreams. Suffering from stage fright that prevents her career from thriving, aspiring comic Kira engages in empty sexual encounters to drown her sorrows. Meanwhile, Sydney, a would-be restaurant critic with a decided lack of interest in sex, turns to food for comfort.

    Directed by:

  • Heidi Arnesen
  • rating:2.3 2.3 Average Rating

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    Coney Island Baby
    rating:2.3

    Coney Island Baby

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    First-time director Amy Hobby presents a breezy romantic comedy set in the small Irish town of Sligo (aka Coney Island), where Billy Hayes (screenwriter Karl Geary), a former small-time crook, has returned after a stint in New York City. But Billy's plans to take his former flame, Bridget (Laura Fraser), back with him to the States to run a gas station don't sit too well with the locals -- especially since Bridget is engaged to be married.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Hobby
  • rating:2.3 2.3 Average Rating

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    Robin's Hood
    rating:2.3

    Robin's Hood

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    After being fired for her caring approach with clients, disenchanted social worker Robin (Khahtee V. Turner) is at a loss as to how to help her impoverished neighborhood, but everything changes when she meets butch lesbian Brooklyn (Clody Cates), a mechanic who moonlights as a thief. In this hip-hop update on the classic Robin Hood fable, sparks fly between the two women, and soon, they hatch a plan to bring relief to their inner-city community.

    Directed by:

  • Sara Millman
  • rating:2.3 2.3 Average Rating

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    Dragstrip Girl
    rating:2.3

    Dragstrip Girl

    1994Runtime:0 minutes
    Unhappy with his station in life, bad boy Johnny Ramirez (Mark Dacascos) works as a parking attendant and falls in with a ring of car thieves. He soon becomes infatuated with rich girl Laura (Natasha Gregson Wagner), who's looking to do a little slumming to get back at her uptight parents. The soundtrack of this remake of the campy 1957 drama features Grammy-winning band Los Lobos. Traci Lords co-stars.

    Directed by:

  • Mary Lambert
  • rating:2.3 2.3 Average Rating

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    In Passing
    rating:2.3

    In Passing

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    With New York City as a backdrop, actress Vanessa Kelly (Veronica Mittenzwei) and playwright Julia Garrison (Lisa Rothe) fall in love in this tender lesbian romance that faces a singular set of challenges. Being a couple proves complicated as Vanessa and Julia open their hearts, becoming more involved and more vulnerable -- and when one of the women violates the other's hard-earned trust, their relationship lands on the rocks.

    Directed by:

  • Kate Fitzgerald
  • rating:2.3 2.3 Average Rating

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    How to Go Out on a Date in Queens
    rating:2.2

    How to Go Out on a Date in Queens

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Rob Estes, Kimberly Williams, Alison Eastwood, Esai Morales, Ron Perlman and Jason Alexander co-star in this quirky romantic comedy that explores the relationships of several patrons of a popular eatery. A "dating expert" persuades a widower to get back in the game; the restaurant's manager finds out her boyfriend is gambling with their life savings; and a bookie tells his mistress he's being hunted by the Russian Mafia.

    Directed by:

  • Michelle Danner
  • rating:2.2 2.2 Average Rating

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    Stray Dogs
    rating:2.2

    Stray Dogs

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Darla Carter (Guinevere Turner) lives in the rural south with her handsome, roguish husband, Myers (Bill Sage). Myers can't hold a job, drinks too much and has a violent streak, so Darla decides to confront Myers with his misdeeds and asks her sister-in-law, Jolene (Dot-Marie Jones), to join her for moral support. But Darla is ignorant of the fact that Jolene is a lesbian and shares her brother's attraction to Darla.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Crouch
  • rating:2.2 2.2 Average Rating

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    The Ultimate Lesbian Short Film Festival
    rating:2.2

    The Ultimate Lesbian Short Film Festival

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    This eclectic sampling of 10 short films from American, Australian and Canadian directors tackles lesbian life from a variety of angles. Included are "Blow" by Marie Craven; "Half Laughing" by Michelle Ehlen; "Tina Paulina: Living on Hope Street" by Barbara Green and Michelle Boyaner; "The Black Plum" by Meredyth Wilson; and "A Woman Reported," helmed by Chris J. Russo and featuring Moira Kelly.

    Directed by:

  • Roberta Marie Munroe
  • rating:2.2 2.2 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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