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Justice League: Doom
rating:4.0

Justice League: Doom

2012Runtime:0 minutes
Batman's top-secret files on his fellow superheroes -- a safeguard against rogue elements -- have fallen into the clutches of Vandal Savage. With the Justice League's every weakness now laid bare, the entire planet hangs in the balance.

Directed by:

  • Lauren Montgomery
  • rating:4.0 4.0 Average Rating

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    The Hurt Locker
    rating:3.9

    The Hurt Locker

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Kathryn Bigelow directs this gripping drama (winner of the Best Picture Oscar) following one of the U.S. Army's elite EOD (explosive ordnance disposal) teams operating in the ferocious war zone of Iraq. As the squad identifies and dismantles improvised explosive devices and other bombs, they must also contend with the frayed nerves and internal conflicts that arise from living in constant peril. Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Ralph Fiennes, David Morse and Guy Pearce star.

    Directed by:

  • Kathryn Bigelow
  • rating:3.9 3.9 Average Rating

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    Hush Little Baby
    rating:3.7

    Hush Little Baby

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    A year after watching her firstborn child (Tiffany Amiot) drown right before her eyes, Jamie (Victoria Pratt) nervously prepares for the birth of her second daughter. But after surviving several frightening accidents, Jamie begins to wonder if the little girl is out to get her. Directed by Holly Dale, this haunting Lifetime thriller follows a frightened mother's harrowing descent into madness.

    Directed by:

  • Holly Dale
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    American Psycho
    rating:3.6

    American Psycho

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    With a chiseled chin and an iron physique, Patrick Bateman's looks make him the ideal yuppie -- and the ideal serial killer. That's the joke behind American Psycho, which follows a killer at large during the 1980s junk-bond boom. Bateman (Christian Bale) takes pathological pride in everything from his business card to his Huey Lewis CD collection, all the while plotting his next victim's vivisection.

    Directed by:

  • Mary Harron
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    True Women
    rating:3.6

    True Women

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Based on a true story, this adaptation of Janice Woods Windle's novel is set in the plains of West Texas during the Civil War. Sarah McClure (Dana Delany) and her sister, Euphemia (Annabeth Gish), struggle to survive in this male-dominated land. When their homestead falls under attack by Mexican rebels and American Indian tribesmen, the two must find a way to bring their family to safety before it's too late.

    Directed by:

  • Karen Arthur
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Point Break
    rating:3.6

    Point Break

    1991Runtime:0 minutes
    To nab the culprits behind a string of bank heists, brash young G-man Johnny Utah (Keanu Reeves) poses as a wave rider to infiltrate a group of surfers who may have pulled off the robberies in this high-speed cult favorite. But after gaining the trust of the gang's charismatic leader (Patrick Swayze), Utah gets swept up in their heady lifestyle -- and is soon forced to decide where his loyalties lie. Gary Busey plays Utah's testy partner.

    Directed by:

  • Kathryn Bigelow
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    The Code
    rating:3.5

    The Code

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Deeply in debt to the Russian mob, master jewel thief Ripley recruits a talented burglar to help him pull off one more daring heist: filching two gem-encrusted Fabergé eggs worth a cool $20 million each.

    Directed by:

  • Mimi Leder
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Black Rock
    rating:3.5

    Black Rock

    2012Runtime:0 minutes
    Childhood pals Sarah, Abby and Lou's reunion on a remote island off the coast of Maine turns into a nightmare when they realize a sinister neighbor doesn't appreciate their presence -- and they wind up fighting for their lives.

    Directed by:

  • Kathryn Aselton
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    The Peacemaker
    rating:3.5

    The Peacemaker

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Terrorists be damned! After some baddies trigger a nuclear explosion in Russia, U.S. Special Forces intelligence agent Thomas Devoe (George Clooney) and White House nuclear weapons expert Julia Kelly (Nicole Kidman) come to the rescue. Trouble is, the web of conspiracy stretches from Europe to New York, and the terrorists have no demands. Clooney, hip and hard as nails, riffs wonderfully off a more circumspect Kidman.

    Directed by:

  • Mimi Leder
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    K-19: The Widowmaker
    rating:3.4

    K-19: The Widowmaker

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    The amazing true story of Russia's first nuclear ballistic submarine, which suffered a nuclear reactor malfunction on its maiden voyage in the North Atlantic in 1961. The unyielding Capt. Vostrikov and his second-in-command must race against time to prevent a Chernobyl-like nuclear explosion that not only threatens the lives of the crew it could also ignite a world war between the superpowers.

    Directed by:

  • Kathryn Bigelow
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Deep Impact
    rating:3.4

    Deep Impact

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    A 7-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. To save the world, the U.S. president appoints a steely veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian crew into space to destroy the comet before impact.

    Directed by:

  • Mimi Leder
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    One for the Money
    rating:3.4

    One for the Money

    2012Runtime:0 minutes
    Janet Evanovich's spunky heroine, Stephanie Plum, is adrift after getting a divorce and losing her job. To make ends meet, she becomes a bounty hunter, with her first big case revolving around a high school boyfriend who may be falsely accused.

    Directed by:

  • Julie Anne Robinson
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    50 Dead Men Walking
    rating:3.4

    50 Dead Men Walking

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Belfast hood Martin (Jim Sturgess) is recruited by a British agent (Ben Kingsley) to infiltrate the IRA during the height of the Northern Irish conflict and quickly becomes embroiled in a dangerous game that could cost him his life if his secret is found out. As other informers are brutally murdered, Martin starts to look for a way out, but his handler urges him to stay undercover in this taut political thriller based on a true story.

    Directed by:

  • Kari Skogland
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    1 Day
    rating:3.4

    1 Day

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    This searing British thriller follows Flash (Dylan Duffus), who's safeguarding his buddy Angel's (Yohance Watson) cash until his release from prison. Now Angel is out -- and Flash is 100 pounds short. He turns to a lowlife named Evil (Tobias Duncan) for help, the first in a series of mistakes. Now, Flash has more than just Angel hunting him down. Directed by Penny Woolcock (Mischief Night), the film co-stars Ohran Whyte and Chris Wilson.

    Directed by:

  • Penny Woolcock
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Partners in Crime
    rating:3.4

    Partners in Crime

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    After a string of professional setbacks and failed marriages, Gene Reardon (Rutger Hauer) gets back on track working as a detective and living with his daughter in a small town. After a high-profile citizen gets kidnapped, the FBI is called in, led by lovely Wallis Longsworth (Paulina Porizkova): Reardon's first wife. When he finds the abduction -- and a murder rap -- pinned on him, Reardon turns to Wallis for help.

    Directed by:

  • Jennifer Warren
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    The Whistleblower
    rating:3.4

    The Whistleblower

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Sent to Bosnia to train cops in the aftermath of that country's brutal civil war, American policewoman Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) uncovers evidence that U.N. peacekeepers are complicit in a flourishing sex-trafficking trade. But when she brings her allegations to light, she discovers that her foes are more powerful than the law. Based on a true story, this thriller from director Larysa Kondracki co-stars Monica Bellucci and David Strathairn.

    Directed by:

  • Larysa Kondracki
  • rating:3.4 3.4 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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