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Bob the Builder: Bob's Favorite Adventures
rating:3.3

Bob the Builder: Bob's Favorite Adventures

2002Runtime:0 minutes
Every child's favorite construction worker, Bob the Builder, showcases his favorite exciting adventures that call upon him and his buddies to fix any problem that comes their way. Teamwork is the name of the game as Bob, Roley and Scoop combine efforts to make things work. Included in this release is a special Read-Along called "Bob's Big Surprise."

Directed by:

  • Sarah Ball
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    John Brown's Holy War: American Experience
    rating:3.3

    John Brown's Holy War: American Experience

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    After leading a group of abolitionists in a violent raid of the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Va., in 1859, Connecticut-born religious zealot John Brown became a martyr -- and a reluctant revolutionary. In this fascinating installment of the "American Experience" series, Robert Kenner and Ken Chowder peel away the layers of Brown's complex and controversial personal history to explore his role as a catalyst for war.

    Directed by:

  • Mark Samels
  • Jacqueline Shearer
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Nature: Why We Love Cats and Dogs
    rating:3.3

    Nature: Why We Love Cats and Dogs

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    The emotional bond between 170 million American dog and cat owners and their furry, four-legged companions is explored in filmmaker-director Ellen Goosenberg Kent's heartwarming and intriguing documentary. An intimate peek into the lives of pet owners who tell poignant, surprising and compelling stories reveals what we inherently know in our hearts -- that the love we share with our animal best friends is unconditional and unbreakable.

    Directed by:

  • Ellen Goosenberg Kent
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    P.O.V.: The Judge & the General
    rating:3.3

    P.O.V.: The Judge & the General

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    The odyssey of Chilean judge Juan Guzmán, who in 1998 began investigating a human rights abuse case against Chile's former dictator, General Augusto Pinochet, is chronicled in this gripping documentary. As he uncovers the disturbing truth about secret detention camps and government-sanctioned murders, Guzmán reflects on how the privileged in Chile's society closed their eyes to the brutality that marked Pinochet's rule.

    Directed by:

  • Elizabeth Farnsworth
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Dream On: Seasons 1 & 2
    rating:3.3

    Dream On: Seasons 1 & 2

    1990Runtime:0 minutes
    HBO's first Emmy-winning series stars Brian Benben as Martin Tupper, a divorced book editor raising a teenage son (Chris Demetral) and jumping back into romantic waters while remaining friendly with his former wife, Judith (Wendie Malick). Intermingled with the craziness of Martin's life are scenes from old films, which serve as metaphors offering a glimpse into his thoughts. Guests include Tom Berenger, David Bowie, Eva Gabor and Gina Hecht.

    Directed by:

  • John Landis
  • Betty Thomas
  • Arlene Sanford
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Oceans
    rating:3.3

    Oceans

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Taking viewers deep beneath the ocean's surface, this riveting nature series captures the uncommon beauty of aquatic plant and animal life along with one intrepid team's attempts to fully understand it. The team includes expedition leader Paul Rose, marine biologist Tooni Mahto, maritime archaeologist Lucy Blue, and conservationist Philippe Cousteau Jr., the grandson of famed ocean researcher Jacques Cousteau.

    Directed by:

  • Matthew Gyves
  • Penny Allen
  • Milla Harrison-Hansley
  • Daniel Barry
  • Matthew Dyas
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Jockey
    rating:3.3

    Jockey

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Follow the lives of three dedicated thoroughbred riders -- Shane Sellers, Randy Romero and Chris Rosier -- as they strive to cope with their often life-threatening profession's twists and turns. Highlighted by footage of dramatic moments in horse-racing history, HBO's eye-opening "America Undercover" exposé introduces viewers to the high-stakes sport of horse racing in a unique fashion. Award-winning documentarian Kate Davis directs.

    Directed by:

  • Kate Davis
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    The Meaning of Food
    rating:3.3

    The Meaning of Food

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    So many cultural and religious celebrations center on food, but how did this come to be? Discover the rich and varied history of American dining in this three-episode series that has filmmakers sitting at the table with guests from across the country who bring to the discussion opinions and experiences informed by their own cultural expectations. What results is a fascinating documentary that leaves viewers with (pun intended!) much to digest.

    Directed by:

  • Maria Gargiulo
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Farmingville: POV
    rating:3.3

    Farmingville: POV

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    This Sundance Special Jury Prize-winning documentary examines the hate-based attempted murders of two Mexican workers, a crime that catapulted a Long Island town into national headlines, unmasking a new front line in the border wars: suburbia. For nearly a year, filmmakers Carlos Sandoval and Catherine Tambini lived in Farmingville, N.Y., recording the stories of residents, day laborers and activists battling one another over the American Dream.

    Directed by:

  • Carlos Sandoval
  • Catherine Tambini
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    American Experience: The Summer of Love
    rating:3.3

    American Experience: The Summer of Love

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    In the summer of 1967, thousands of young people arrived at San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood to join in on the celebrated hippie experience. But all was not peace and love, and by 1968, the movement had developed some very bad vibes. Using archival footage and interviews with the people who experienced that historic season firsthand, "American Experience" takes a trip back to the Summer of Love.

    Directed by:

  • Gail Dolgin
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Smothered
    rating:3.3

    Smothered

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    An incredible slice of America's media and pop culture history, Smothered tells the story of the censorship struggles of "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour," the Emmy Award-winning TV program broadcast on CBS from 1967 until it was prematurely struck from the airwaves in 1969. Chock full of hilarious and outrageous clips from the show, this documentary also features interviews and appearances by celebrity writers, performers and network honchos.

    Directed by:

  • Maureen Muldaur
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Halloweentown / Halloweentown 2: Double Feature
    rating:3.3

    Halloweentown / Halloweentown 2: Double Feature

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    There's more adventure than you can shake a broomstick at in this Disney Channel double feature. Young Marnie's (Kimberly J. Brown) learning to deal with the magical powers she's inherited from her grandmother, Aggie (Debbie Reynolds), who happens to be a witch. In Halloweentown, Marnie discovers a secret portal and to an enchanted place where ghosts live apart from the human world. In Halloweentown II, Marnie has to stop the evil warlock Kalabar.

    Directed by:

  • Duwayne Dunham
  • Mary Lambert
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Life Begins: Series 1
    rating:3.3

    Life Begins: Series 1

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Life is good for Maggie Mee (Caroline Quentin) -- until her husband abruptly dumps her for a younger woman, leaving her with no job, no money and two kids. Suddenly, she's thrust back into the workforce and the dating scene in this British comedy series. And though she struggles to get back on her feet, Maggie soon finds that she's having more fun starting her life over than she ever had as a dull, married woman.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Morshead
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi
    rating:3.3

    Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi takes a remarkable journey across the heartland to uncover the religious, cultural and political beliefs of evangelical Christians, including Jerry Falwell, Ted Haggard and best-selling author Joel Osteen. Interviewing both leaders and rank-and-file believers and attending events such as a Christian wrestling match, Pelosi reveals a vibrant subculture whose convictions may surprise and possibly bewilder you.

    Directed by:

  • Alexandra Pelosi
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    MythBusters: Big Blasts Collection
    rating:3.3

    MythBusters: Big Blasts Collection

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Tag along with MythBusters Jamie and Adam for explosive fun as they try to blow up a cement truck filled with hardened concrete, send an ordinary water heater through the roof of a house, dunk a ticking time bomb under water and much more. Two episodes in this dynamite collection examine James Bond's most incredible gadgets and gimmicks, including a highly explosive ballpoint pen, a deadly bowler hat and a bullet-deflecting watch.

    Directed by:

  • Alice Dallow
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost
    rating:3.3

    Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Precocious 9-year-old Roxy Hunter (Aria Wallace) finds life in sleepy Serenity Falls far from serene when the rambling old manse she moves into with her mother (Robin Brûlé) and best friend, Max (Demetrius Joyette), turns out to be home to a ghost as well. When plucky Roxy begins to investigate, she soon discovers that restless spirits are the least of her worries: Plans are afoot to destroy the historic mansion, and it's up to Roxy to halt them.

    Directed by:

  • Eleanor Lindo
  • rating:3.3 3.3 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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