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to.get.her
rating:3.3

to.get.her

2011Runtime:0 minutes
Writer-director Erica Dunton delves into the mind of the modern teenage girl in this mysterious Sundance thriller about five friends (Jazzy De Lisser, Chelsea Logan, Adwoa Aboah, Jami Eaton and Audrey Speicher) who come together for an unsupervised evening of revelry gone awry. The night was conceived as a way to leave their cares behind. But in the wake of a fateful incident, they've got more to worry about than ever before.

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  • Erica Dunton
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Red Riding Hood
    rating:3.3

    Red Riding Hood

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    In this horror-fantasy reimagining of the classic tale, young Valerie juggles a difficult romantic decision with feelings of fear and grief as her town is terrorized by a legendary werewolf, which has killed her sister and hungers to feast again.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Hardwicke
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    The Betrayed
    rating:3.3

    The Betrayed

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    After surviving a terrible car crash, a young wife and mother regains consciousness only to discover that her real nightmare has just begun: She is now the prisoner of a deranged masked man who accuses her husband of stealing money from the mob. Can she get away from her captor -- and is there any truth to his story? Melissa George, Donald Adams and Christian Campbell co-star in this psychological thriller from director Amanda Gusack.

    Directed by:

  • Amanda Gusack
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    The Caveman's Valentine
    rating:3.3

    The Caveman's Valentine

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    After finding a frozen corpse near his cave in a New York City park, homeless recluse Romulus Ledbetter (Samuel L. Jackson) -- a former piano prodigy beset by delusions of harmful rays bombarding him from the Chrysler Building -- suspects foul play and investigates. But can the schizophrenic Romulus pull himself together long enough to catch the killer? Featuring a brilliant turn by Jackson, this engrossing thriller also stars Colm Feore.

    Directed by:

  • Kasi Lemmons
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Do You Know Me
    rating:3.3

    Do You Know Me

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    After seeing a picture of a missing child who looks remarkably like her, Elsa Carter (Rachelle Lefevre) contacts a hotline never suspecting that this one phone call could shatter her entire existence. Having just graduated with honors, Elsa has a bright future along with a loving family and boyfriend. Is the photo a coincidence? Jeremy London, Lynda Boyd and Victoria Duffield co-star in this taut thriller.

    Directed by:

  • Penelope Buitenhuis
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Strange Days
    rating:3.3

    Strange Days

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Ex-cop Lenny Nero (Ralph Fiennes) is a pusher of potent -- and illegal -- virtual-reality clips, peddling sex and violence to the masses in Los Angeles in this quasi-futuristic thriller set on the eve of the millennium. But when a high-profile murder shows up in his collection, Lenny is snared in a fast-paced manhunt. With the help of a friend (Angela Bassett), he stays ahead of danger and tries to protect an old flame (Juliette Lewis).

    Directed by:

  • Kathryn Bigelow
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    The Rich Man's Wife
    rating:3.3

    The Rich Man's Wife

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    When the beautiful, young wife (Halle Berry) of a wealthy older man (Christopher McDonald) realizes that her prenuptial agreement benefits only her husband, she muses aloud about doing him in over drinks with a stranger. When hubby is killed in a botched carjacking, the grieving widow becomes the prime suspect. Plenty of twists and red herrings follow in this suspense drama with echoes of Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers On a Train.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Holden Jones
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    The Loneliest Planet
    rating:3.3

    The Loneliest Planet

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    Alex and Nica, a young engaged couple, are so eager to take a serious walking trek through Georgia's Caucasus Mountains that they hire a local guide. Traveling deep into the wild landscape, however, the emotional atmosphere shifts for the trio.

    Directed by:

  • Julia Loktev
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    The Escape
    rating:3.3

    The Escape

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    When terrorists in war-ravaged Afghanistan kidnap and threaten to slay outspoken Danish journalist Rikke Lynvig (Iben Hjejle), young, English-speaking Taliban operative Nazir Osmani (Faegh Zamani) helps her plan a daring getaway. But when Nazir himself also escapes Afghanistan and seeks Rikke's help in Denmark, she is torn between personal loyalty and the political fallout of aiding a terrorist. Kathrine Windfeld directs this tense thriller.

    Directed by:

  • Kathrine Windfeld
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Out-of-Sync
    rating:3.3

    Out-of-Sync

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Talented disc jockey Jason St. Julian (LL Cool J) gave up a promising career when he took the fall for a mob boss (Ramy Zada) and ended up in jail. Now, in an attempt to go straight, Julian is battling his gambling and alcohol problems, but his past keeps catching up to him in the form of loan sharks, drug dealers and crooked cops. Worse, he falls in love with the mob boss's girlfriend (Victoria Dillard). Yaphet Kotto and Howard Hesseman co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Debbie Allen
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Aeon Flux
    rating:3.3

    Aeon Flux

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Aiming to hasten an uprising, the leader of an underground rebellion (Frances McDormand) dispatches acrobatic assassin Aeon Flux (Charlize Theron) to eliminate the government's top leader in this futuristic thriller based on the popular animated MTV show. It's the 25th century, and a rampaging virus has forced the remnants of humanity into seclusion. But political conflict swirls within, and the climate is ripe for revolution.

    Directed by:

  • Karyn Kusama
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    The Cater Street Hangman
    rating:3.2

    The Cater Street Hangman

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    Inspector Pitt (Eoin McCarthy), a working-class police detective in Victorian London, investigates a series of murders of young girls. The only thing the victims share are recent visits to the same vicarage in a wealthy neighborhood. With the help of headstrong, aristocratic Charlotte Ellison (Keeley Hawes), Pitt races to find the culprit before another girl is killed. To his surprise, he becomes the object of Ellison's affection along the way.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Hellings
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    D.O.A.
    rating:3.2

    D.O.A.

    1988Runtime:0 minutes
    Sleepwalking through the academia, an alcoholic college professor spends more time drinking than grading papers or writing new novels. But he gets a wake-up call (from hell) when he discovers he has only a few days to live after being poisoned.

    Directed by:

  • Annabel Jankel
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Irresistible
    rating:3.2

    Irresistible

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Sophie Hartley is convinced that her husband's beautiful co-worker Mara is stalking her. In Sophie's mind, Mara covets her children, her husband and her life. But are her fears well-founded -- or just the imaginings of a borderline paranoiac?

    Directed by:

  • Ann Turner
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Punisher: War Zone
    rating:3.2

    Punisher: War Zone

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    When Frank Castle -- a one-man force of vengeance known as the Punisher -- battles mob boss Billy Russoti, the encounter leaves him disfigured. But Russoti soon reemerges as a psychotic villain with a small army at his command.

    Directed by:

  • Lexi Alexander
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Edge of Madness
    rating:3.2

    Edge of Madness

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    When young Annie Herron (Caroline Dhavernas) travels west with her new husband, she anticipates happiness and a fresh start on their homestead. She never dreamed the man on whom she'd pinned her hopes would turn out to be an abusive drunk. Now, Annie's just stumbled into a remote town, half-crazed, claiming to have murdered the brute. The local constable must decide whether her story is true -- and what the penalty should be for her actions.

    Directed by:

  • Anne Wheeler
  • rating:3.2 3.2 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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