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Zebra Lounge
rating:2.7

Zebra Lounge

2001Runtime:0 minutes
Bored with their sex life, Alan Barnet (Cameron Daddo) and his wife (Brandy Ledford) respond to a magazine ad that leads them to a swingers club, where they meet the Bauers (Stephen Baldwin and Kristy Swanson) -- a couple well-versed in making erotic fantasies come true. But what starts as a simple experiment quickly mushrooms into passion -- and obsession -- in this slick thriller directed by Kari Skogland.

Directed by:

  • Kari Skogland
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Red Road
    rating:2.7

    Red Road

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    In director Andrea Arnold's taut thriller, which captured the 2006 Cannes Jury Prize, far-removed Jackie (Kate Dickie) uses her job as a security surveillance monitor to zoom in on her little corner of Glasgow, Scotland, via cameras placed throughout the city. One day, she sees the familiar face of Clyde (Tony Curran), a man whom she never imagined she would see again -- and who figures prominently in a dark episode of Jackie's past.

    Directed by:

  • Andrea Arnold
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Killer Bees
    rating:2.7

    Killer Bees

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    When a truck crashes in a small town, releasing a torrent of angry killer bees, it's up to the sheriff (C. Thomas Howell) to convince everyone they're deadly -- but no one except a local beekeeper believes him. And wouldn't you know it? The bees have arrived just when the town's abuzz about the annual Honey Festival. Tracy Nelson (daughter of 1950s icon Ricky Nelson and sister of the hair-band duo Nelson) co-stars in this made-for-TV thriller.

    Directed by:

  • Penelope Buitenhuis
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Ah Kam
    rating:2.7

    Ah Kam

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    In need of work after moving to Hong Kong from China, a young martial artist (Michelle Yeoh) starts a promising career as a stuntwoman. Her bravery and athleticism make her a natural for the job, and her friendship with a supportive director named Thunderbolt (Sammo Hung) helps her feel accepted in the business. But a passionate affair with a philandering playboy ends up breaking her heart -- and unleashing her wild side.

    Directed by:

  • Ann Hui
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Oriana
    rating:2.7

    Oriana

    1985Runtime:0 minutes
    A happily married resident of France, Maria (Daniela Silverio) decides to journey back to the Venezuelan jungle locale where she spent many summers as a young child. Although her main objective is to sell the home in which she stayed, she can't help but think of her aunt Oriana (Doris Wells), a guarded woman who never ventured outside the house. As Maria recalls her younger days, she discovers a dark secret that explains her aunt's odd actions.

    Directed by:

  • Fina Torres
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    Grindstone Road
    rating:2.7

    Grindstone Road

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    This suspenseful thriller stars Fairuza Balk as Hannah, a young woman wracked with guilt after a car accident she was involved in leaves a child comatose. Adding to her emotional anguish, Hannah's new house seems to be plagued by strange occurrences. Her neighbors, a seemingly friendly older couple, are more than willing to help -- but are they really who they appear to be?

    Directed by:

  • Melanie Orr
  • rating:2.7 2.7 Average Rating

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    High Stakes
    rating:2.6

    High Stakes

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    An accident in the Nevada desert leaves Nora (Veronica Hamel) badly injured and with severe memory loss. Unable to recall her own identity, she thinks her frightening ordeal is over when her husband finds her and brings her home. But soon, a nightmarish set of circumstances brings Nora's memory back with frightening consequences. Dennis Farina and Stephen Collins co-star in this taut suspense thriller.

    Directed by:

  • Joyce Chopra
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Let the Devil Wear Black
    rating:2.6

    Let the Devil Wear Black

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    College student Jack launches an investigation into his wealthy father's death when he suspects that his mother and his uncle were involved. His suspicions seem cemented when the two announce their impending marriage.

    Directed by:

  • Stacy Title
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Scared to Death
    rating:2.6

    Scared to Death

    1947Runtime:0 minutes
    Actor Bela Lugosi, born in Hungary on October 20, 1882, was the screen's most notorious personification of evil -- at the peak of his career in the early '30s, he helped usher in an era of new popularity for the horror genre. In Scared to Death, the pieces of a puzzling murder are revealed one by one in a frightening story narrated by a dead woman.

    Directed by:

  • Christy Cabanne
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Sudden Manhattan
    rating:2.6

    Sudden Manhattan

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Adrienne Shelly directs and stars in this offbeat black comedy about a city girl in trouble. After witnessing a string of identical murders, New Yorker Donna (Shelly) begins to wonder if she's lost her mind. Donna tells her boyfriend (Tim Guinea) about the murders, but he's only interested in books so she sets out on her own to determine whether they were real. Along the way, she encounters a cast of quirky characters.

    Directed by:

  • Adrienne Shelly
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    The Kiss You Gave Me
    rating:2.6

    The Kiss You Gave Me

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    A TV reporter (Maricarmen Aviles) from Puerto Rico loses her son after her ex-husband Armando (Junior Alvarez) kidnaps him and takes him to the States. Angela must team up with a lawyer to find and rescue the child. This gripping thriller set in the near future marked the first narrative film by documentarian Sonia Fritz. It was originally produced for Puerto Rican television and is based on a novel by Stella Soto.

    Directed by:

  • Sonia Fritz
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Perfect Strangers
    rating:2.6

    Perfect Strangers

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    After getting sufficiently plastered during a night of drinking with friends, Melanie (Rachael Blake) meets a handsome man (Sam Neill) and decides to go home with him. When she awakes, however, she's shocked to find that his home is a boat and they're at sea. Although she's still intrigued by him, Melanie realizes he's kidnapped her and is taking her to an isolated island. Will it be paradise or far from it?

    Directed by:

  • Gaylene Preston
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Macon County Jail
    rating:2.6

    Macon County Jail

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Susan Reed (Ally Sheedy) is running from her past, from a husband who cheated on her and from a life she no longer wants to lead. But the road doesn't offer safety, either; instead, she lands in the Macon County Jail, where she's tortured by the sheriff's son. When she fights back, she ends up on the lam with another inmate, a murderer named Coley (David Carradine), sending the cops on a chase.

    Directed by:

  • Victoria Muspratt
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    In the Cut
    rating:2.6

    In the Cut

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Frannie (Meg Ryan) is a New York writing professor entwined in an erotic affair with a police detective (Mark Ruffalo) who's investigating the murder of a young woman in Frannie's neighborhood. But soon Frannie begins to suspect her lover's involvement in the crime. Kevin Bacon and Jennifer Jason Leigh also star in this highly charged film directed by Jane Campion (The Piano) and based on Susanna Moore's best-selling novel.

    Directed by:

  • Jane Campion
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Boys
    rating:2.6

    Boys

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    After rescuing Patty Vare when she was knocked unconscious by falling off her horse, the last thing John Baker expected to happen was that he'd fall in love with her. But there's more to Patty than first meets the eye. She's running away from something, or someone, and her escape is stopped short only by love.

    Directed by:

  • Stacy Cochran
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Book of Revelation
    rating:2.6

    Book of Revelation

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Daniel (Tom Long), a dancer at the top of his form, disappears for 12 days, held hostage by a trio of women who use him for their sadistic pleasure. When he emerges from his ordeal, Daniel abandons his dreams and seeks a life of disconnected anonymity. But what happened during his abduction will change Daniel -- and his relationship with his girlfriend, Bridget (Anna Torv) -- forever. Greta Scacchi and Colin Friels co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Ana Kokkinos
  • rating:2.6 2.6 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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