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Sleepless in Seattle
rating:3.7

Sleepless in Seattle

1993Runtime:0 minutes
Fate and a tenacious 8-year-old boy conspire to unite lovelorn widower Sam Baldwin and unhappily engaged journalist Annie Reed in this Oscar-nominated romantic comedy inspired by the 1957 classic An Affair to Remember.

Directed by:

  • Nora Ephron
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Something's Gotta Give
    rating:3.7

    Something's Gotta Give

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Sixty and still sexy, Harry (Jack Nicholson) is having the time of his life, wining, dining and bedding women half his age. When he agrees to go to the Hamptons with his girlfriend (Amanda Peet), plans go awry when her playwright mother, Erica (Diane Keaton), stops in unannounced. While the living arrangements are awkward at first, Harry soon discovers there's nothing wrong with -- and plenty good about -- acting your age.

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Meyers
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    It's Complicated
    rating:3.7

    It's Complicated

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Ten years after their divorce, Jane (Meryl Streep) and Jake (Alec Baldwin) unite for their son's college graduation and end up sleeping together. But Jake is married, and Jane is embarking on a new romance with her architect, Adam (Steve Martin).

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Meyers
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Cherry Blossoms
    rating:3.7

    Cherry Blossoms

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    After finding out that her husband, Rudi (Elmar Wepper), has a fatal illness, Trudi Angermeier (Hannelore Elsner) arranges a trip to Berlin so they can see their children (Maximilian Brückner and Nadja Uhl). Of course, the kids don't know the real reason they're visiting -- and the catch is, neither does Rudi. Complications ensue after a tragic, unexpected turn of events that leads Rudi to learn unsettling secrets about his wife.

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  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Return to Me
    rating:3.7

    Return to Me

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    In this engaging tale, a Chicago architect donates his wife's heart after she's tragically killed in an accident. A year later, he falls in love with a plucky waitress -- only to learn that she's the woman who received the heart.

    Directed by:

  • Bonnie Hunt
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement
    rating:3.7

    Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Forty-two years of romance, struggle and shared adventures finally culminate in marriage for lifelong lesbian couple Edie and Thea, who met in the 1960s and stayed together through the turbulent decades of activism and social change that followed. Looking at pictures from their past, the women marvel at simple triumphs -- buying their first house together -- and reminisce about the constant fear of exposure they once felt.

    Directed by:

  • Susan Muska
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Frida
    rating:3.7

    Frida

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Julie Taymor directs this Oscar-winning biopic of painter Frida Kahlo, focusing on her often rocky relationship with husband Diego Rivera and her controversial political and sexual reputation (she was a communist and openly bisexual).

    Directed by:

  • Julie Taymor
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Encuentros Sexuales de un Taxxista
    rating:3.6

    Encuentros Sexuales de un Taxxista

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Pedro, a taxi driver bored with the monotony of his life, daydreams about having sexual encounters with his passengers. When Pedro actually gets the chance to act out his fantasies, however, he must face the tragic consequences of his lustful actions. Nadia Contreras, Diana Salgado, Rocio Puron, Gabriel Cosme and Luis Enrique Parra star in this erotic drama.

    Directed by:

  • Ignacio Rinza
  • Bertha Gazga
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    27 Dresses
    rating:3.6

    27 Dresses

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Tired of being a perpetual bridesmaid after helping 27 friends tie the knot, altruistic Jane (Katherine Heigl) finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister (Malin Akerman) announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores. But when Jane meets the charming Kevin (James Marsden), will she beat her sibling to the altar? Edward Burns and Judy Greer also star in this breezy romantic comedy from director Anne Fletcher.

    Directed by:

  • Anne Fletcher
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    The Wedding Date
    rating:3.6

    The Wedding Date

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Single girl Kat (Debra Messing) can't stomach the idea of attending her sister's (Amy Adams) faraway London wedding, where her ex-boyfriend (Jeremy Sheffield), who had ceremoniously dumped Kat perilously close to the altar, will likely be a guest. But duty calls, and she must fly in for the torturous affair, which she decides might be more palatable if she seeks companionship of a different sort … that of a male escort (Dermot Mulroney).

    Directed by:

  • Clare Kilner
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    The Piano
    rating:3.6

    The Piano

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    Holly Hunter stars as Ada McGrath, a mute but strong-willed 19th-century Scottish expatriate who arrives in New Zealand with her daughter (Anna Paquin) and her beloved piano in tow. Although betrothed to a landowner (Sam Neill), she's pulled into an affair with a laborer (Harvey Keitel). Hunter and Paquin both won Oscars for their performances in this haunting drama from writer-director Jane Campion.

    Directed by:

  • Jane Campion
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Bridget Jones's Diary
    rating:3.6

    Bridget Jones's Diary

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    It's Monday morning. Bridget (Renée Zellweger) has woken up with a headache, a hangover and her boss. Wickedly clever, this tale of Miss Jones's yearlong odyssey from Mr. Right-here-right-now (Hugh Grant) to Mr. Right (Colin Firth) delivers a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the female mind. Zellweger, Firth and Grant are perfectly cast in this popular adaptation of Helen Fielding's best-selling novel.

    Directed by:

  • Sharon Maguire
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Charlotte Gray
    rating:3.6

    Charlotte Gray

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    A Scottish woman (Cate Blanchett) searching for her missing pilot boyfriend during World War II must choose between finding her lost love and taking a stand when she meets a local farmer (Michael Gambon) and his son (Billy Crudup), a leader in the resistance who's harboring two Jewish children. Australian director Gillian Armstrong helms this period drama based on Sebastian Faulks's novel of the same name.

    Directed by:

  • Gillian Armstrong
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    The Secret Life of Words
    rating:3.6

    The Secret Life of Words

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    After surviving the war in Yugoslavia, taciturn nurse Hanna heads to Ireland for some relaxation. But when she hears about an oil-rig accident off the coast, she agrees to tend to a heroic burn victim, who changes her life.

    Directed by:

  • Isabel Coixet
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Clueless
    rating:3.6

    Clueless

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Director Amy Heckerling's fresh adaptation of Jane Austen's novel &NFi;Emma&NFi_; follows the misadventures of meddlesome Beverly Hills high schooler Cher, who gets more than she bargained for when she gives a fashion-challenged student a makeover.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Heckerling
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Twilight
    rating:3.6

    Twilight

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    When Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated cautions, Bella can't help but fall in love with him, a fatal move that endangers her own life when a coven of bloodsuckers try to challenge the Cullen clan.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Hardwicke
  • rating:3.6 3.6 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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