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Red Hook
rating:2.6

Red Hook

2009Runtime:0 minutes
Despite her better judgment, college freshman Jenny (Christina Brucato) reluctantly agrees to join her new friends in a New York City scavenger hunt. As the group receives mysterious text message clues, they're sent to dark, dangerous corners of the city. Soon, they realize that this is no innocent game, and winning could mean the difference between life and death. Terrence Mann, Hollis Scarborough and Frankie Shaw co-star in this thriller.

Directed by:

  • Elizabeth Lucas
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    Human Desires
    rating:2.6

    Human Desires

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    When the leading contender in a lingerie spokesmodel contest turns up dead in a swimming pool at swanky party, Zoe Taylor (Dawn Ann Billings) turns to private detective Dean Thomas (Christian Noble) for answers. Before long, Thomas discovers that the competition in the world of high-class fashion can be deadly. Shannon Tweed and G.W. Stevens also star in this steamy thriller from director Ellen Earnshaw.

    Directed by:

  • Ellen Earnshaw
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    A Clean Kill
    rating:2.5

    A Clean Kill

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Seeking some sizzle, bored author Richard Mannhart (Perry King) begins an affair with film editor Katie Griffin (Roxana Zal). As the affair continues, Katie grows steadily more attached. When Richard's wife (Susan Blakely) dies in a car accident, Katie suspects Richard of foul play, and tells the police. Richard denies the allegations -- as well as his relationship with Katie. What's real, and what's imagined in Richard's complicated world?

    Directed by:

  • Roxanne Messina Captor
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    The Dungeonmaster
    rating:2.5

    The Dungeonmaster

    1984Runtime:0 minutes
    The evil wizard Mestema (Richard Moll) has waited centuries for the perfect opponent. He finally finds him in nerdy programmer Paul (Jeffrey Byron) -- an otherwise regular guy with an unusually close bond to his sentient computer -- whom he challenges to a series of trials. Testing Paul's physical strength and mental acuity, Mestema forces him to battle monsters, zombies and more to save his soul and that of his girlfriend, Gwen (Leslie Wing).

    Directed by:

  • Dave Allen
  • John Carl Buechler
  • Steven Ford
  • Peter Manoogian
  • Ted Nicolaou
  • Rosemarie Turko
  • Charles Band
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Ladies Night
    rating:2.5

    Ladies Night

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    While tracking embezzled money, insurance investigators Susan Vercillino (Claudette Mink) and Jesse Grant (Colin Ferguson) expose a pattern of murdered female bank employees. It turns out the killer has been seducing the women, persuading them to steal money, then taking their lives. Soon, the investigators become involved in a dangerous cat-and-mouse game with the sophisticated and cunning murderer (Paul Michael Glaser) in this dark thriller.

    Directed by:

  • Norma Bailey
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    The Brothel
    rating:2.5

    The Brothel

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Grieving over her husband's death, Julianne leaves the city for a remote Arizona town, where she begins turning a dilapidated brothel into a boutique hotel -- and soon makes contact with the ghosts of the building's 19th-century working girls.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Waddell
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Eyes of Fire
    rating:2.5

    Eyes of Fire

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    This humorous story follows four teens (Ryder Strong, Azura Skye, Christine Lakin and Shiloh Strong) who head to the forest to celebrate their high school graduation. When they get lost and wind up detained at the ranger's station on charges of arson, each teen is questioned about the night's events. As four different versions of their escapade unfold, will the ranger be able to single out the one teen responsible for scorching the forest?

    Directed by:

  • Amy Snow
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Crush
    rating:2.5

    Crush

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    A dark, comic tale of seduction, Crush follows Lane (Marcia Gay Harden), whose reckless driving leaves her friend Christina hospitalized. Like a bull in a china shop, Lane wreaks havoc and then flees the scene -- and heads straight into the lives of a novelist and his teenage daughter. Lane quickly befriends the girl and, in short order, seduces her father. Also includes director Alison Maclean's acclaimed short film "The Kitchen Sink."

    Directed by:

  • Alison MacLean
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Love Letters
    rating:2.5

    Love Letters

    1983Runtime:0 minutes
    After her mother (Bonnie Bartlett) succumbs to terminal cancer, a young radio personality (Jamie Lee Curtis) discovers a bundle of tattered love letters that proves that her parents' relationship wasn't as solid as she'd believed. When the young woman finally meets the "other man" (James Keach) -- who'd been seeing her mother for more than 15 years -- their instant and undeniable attraction presents a whole new set of problems.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Holden Jones
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Forbidden Sins / Human Desires
    rating:2.5

    Forbidden Sins / Human Desires

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    Former Playboy playmate Shannon Tweed stars in this duo of erotic thrillers. In Forbidden Sins, she plays an attorney defending a client accused of murder by her cop ex-husband; then, in Human Desires, Tweed is the owner of a fashion design house where passion and intrigue ultimately lead to the murder of one of her models. Amy Lindsay, Dawn Ann Billings, Christian Noble and Myles O'Brien co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Robert Angelo
  • Ellen Earnshaw
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Tenement
    rating:2.5

    Tenement

    1985Runtime:0 minutes
    After a gang of armed, rat-eating, drug-addicted punks moves into the basement of a Bronx tenement, the superintendent turns them over to the cops. Unfortunately, the vicious criminals get set free and come back for revenge. Now, the residents must fight back to defend themselves in this gritty urban nightmare, fearlessly directed by Roberta Findlay. The 1985 film was released without a rating after the MPAA threatened to give it an X rating.

    Directed by:

  • Roberta Findlay
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Amor y Venganza
    rating:2.5

    Amor y Venganza

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    A funeral brings together former police force partners Paco and Angel and conjures up memories of an unsolved homicide that they had investigated years earlier. Now, with the help of a new witness, the partners have what they need to solve the case. Set in Madrid both during and immediately after the Spanish Civil War, this suspense-laden thriller, full of twists and turns, is based on a novel by Joaquin Leguina.

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  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Relative Evil
    rating:2.4

    Relative Evil

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    In this disturbing tale, recovering addict JJ (Jonathan Tucker) returns home from rehab only to find that he was better off in the clinic. Sober and ready for a fresh new start, JJ discovers that his evil family is plotting to cash in on his life insurance policy before he turns 18. As he unravels the cold truth about his greedy relatives, JJ struggles to stay sober, but soon slips into self-destruction. Jennifer Tilly also stars.

    Directed by:

  • Tanya Wexler
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Urban Ghost Story
    rating:2.4

    Urban Ghost Story

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    An irresponsible joyride leads to a car crash that almost kills 12-year-old Lizzie (Heather Ann Foster). After she returns from her brush with death, strange and inexplicable things start to happen in her apartment. When the police won't step in, Lizzie shares her story with a journalist (Jason Connery) who jumps at the chance to write about what he sees as a hoax. Things change, however, when it's proven that Lizzie is telling the truth.

    Directed by:

  • Genevieve Jolliffe
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Cold Steel
    rating:2.4

    Cold Steel

    1987Runtime:0 minutes
    A hard-bitten Los Angeles cop, Johnny Modine (Brad Davis), is out for revenge after discovering his father has been killed by Iceman (Jonathan Banks), his ex-friend and ex-partner who blames Modine for a crippling injury. Modine is out for justice at any cost and is determined to triumph over not only Iceman but also his vicious partner-in-crime (played by Adam Ant) and a mysterious femme fatale named Kathy (Sharon Stone).

    Directed by:

  • Dorothy Ann Puzo
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Simple Justice
    rating:2.4

    Simple Justice

    1990Runtime:0 minutes
    When a stranger viciously murders the perpetrators in a robbery and murder case, it could be a case of vigilante justice -- that is, if the two cases are connected. That's for the police to decide -- and it's a puzzle that becomes more mysterious with each new clue. A taut meditation on the themes of justice and revenge, Simple Justice stars John Spencer and Doris Roberts (of TV's "Everybody Loves Raymond").

    Directed by:

  • Deborah Del Prete
  • rating:2.4 2.4 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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