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Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman
rating:3.9

Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman

2000Runtime:0 minutes
In this spooky feature-length movie, Alvin, Simon and Theodore stage a production of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" and things get seriously creepy! Could it be that their neighbor Mr. Talbot is a werewolf?

Directed by:

  • Kathi Castillo
  • rating:3.9 3.9 Average Rating

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    Frenemies
    rating:3.9

    Frenemies

    2012Runtime:0 minutes
    What happens when three sets of BFFs become enemies? Follow the stories of a group of classmates who navigate the ups and downs of friendship, including a scrappy tomboy and a rich girl who decide to trade places.

    Directed by:

  • Daisy Von Scherler Mayer
  • rating:3.9 3.9 Average Rating

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    The Trouble with Angels
    rating:3.8

    The Trouble with Angels

    1966Runtime:0 minutes
    Two teens turn a staid convent upside down with their youthful glee and zany antics. Although the pair gets in trouble for transgressions like invading the nuns' quarters and substituting soap for sugar in the kitchen, their charm wins everyone over.

    Directed by:

  • Ida Lupino
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Half Baked
    rating:3.8

    Half Baked

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    Three ganja-smoking dimwits hatch a plot to raise bail money for their jailed friend by selling dope on the street. But they'd better spring their incarcerated buddy fast -- before he ends up as the "boy toy" of a criminal named Nasty Nate.

    Directed by:

  • Tamra Davis
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Princess Protection Program
    rating:3.7

    Princess Protection Program

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    With her country in political turmoil, teenage princess Rosie enters a protection program and winds up relocating to rural America, where she makes new friends and learns a variety of life lessons.

    Directed by:

  • Allison Liddi
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Return to Me
    rating:3.7

    Return to Me

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    In this engaging tale, a Chicago architect donates his wife's heart after she's tragically killed in an accident. A year later, he falls in love with a plucky waitress -- only to learn that she's the woman who received the heart.

    Directed by:

  • Bonnie Hunt
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    A League of Their Own
    rating:3.7

    A League of Their Own

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    Two small-town sisters join an all-female baseball league formed when World War II brings professional baseball to a standstill. As their team hits the road with its drunken coach, the siblings find troubles and triumphs on and off the field.

    Directed by:

  • Penny Marshall
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Sleepless in Seattle
    rating:3.7

    Sleepless in Seattle

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    Fate and a tenacious 8-year-old boy conspire to unite lovelorn widower Sam Baldwin and unhappily engaged journalist Annie Reed in this Oscar-nominated romantic comedy inspired by the 1957 classic An Affair to Remember.

    Directed by:

  • Nora Ephron
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Ride
    rating:3.6

    Ride

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    Leta (Melissa De Sousa) has 24 hours to take a busload of inner-city youths -- all of them would-be rap stars -- to Miami for a photo shoot. Along the way, the motley crew of urban misfits will have to deal with their broken-down ride and their own dramas. This uplifting ensemble film co-stars Malik Yoba, Cedric the Entertainer, Sticky Fingaz and Kellie Shanygne Williams, with cameos from rap stars Snoop Doggy Dogg, Dr. Dre and Redman.

    Directed by:

  • Millicent Shelton
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Nativity!
    rating:3.6

    Nativity!

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Grade school teacher Paul (Martin Freeman), charged with directing his school's Nativity play, puts himself in a comedic bind when he boasts -- falsely -- that his ex-girlfriend, Jennifer (Ashley Jensen), plans to turn the production into a film. In fact, they haven't communicated in years. But with Hollywood rumored to be calling, everyone involved -- starstruck grownups and children alike -- tries to elbow their way to fame and fortune.

    Directed by:

  • Debbie Isitt
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Four Rooms
    rating:3.6

    Four Rooms

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    One mad New Year's Eve, an overwhelmed bellboy (Tim Roth) copes with witches and diabolical children, gets caught in the middle of a sour relationship and settles a bloody bet for members of a superstar's entourage. Madonna, Antonio Banderas and Bruce Willis co-star in this uncommon comedy like no other that features four stories by a quartet of hot directors: Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino.

    Directed by:

  • Quentin Tarantino
  • Robert Rodriguez
  • Allison Anders
  • Alexandre Rockwell
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Senseless
    rating:3.6

    Senseless

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    When hardworking Darryl participates in a medical study for extra cash, the experimental drug he's taking gives him superhuman sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch. Now, Darryl might be able to get even with a rich guy who's been giving him grief.

    Directed by:

  • Penelope Spheeris
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Can't Hardly Wait
    rating:3.5

    Can't Hardly Wait

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    At a wild party, newly minted high school graduates celebrate and ponder the future -- including love-struck dork Preston Meyers, who tries to work up the courage to act on his feelings for beautiful prom queen Amanda Beckett.

    Directed by:

  • Harry Elfont
  • Deborah Kaplan
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Wayne's World
    rating:3.5

    Wayne's World

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    In this big-screen feature of a legendary "Saturday Night Live" sketch, Wayne (Mike Myers) and Garth (Dana Carvey), the original "Party on!" overgrown teenagers, produce a no-budget cable access show that wins a contract from a fast-talking ad man (Rob Lowe). The dudes think they've hit it big -- but may have fallen for a scam. Meanwhile, Wayne has fallen again -- this time for gorgeous rocker (Tia Carrere), who takes his hormones for a ride.

    Directed by:

  • Penelope Spheeris
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Campus Confidential
    rating:3.5

    Campus Confidential

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Mad about the way that even teachers kowtow to the popular clique in her new school, feisty transfer student Violet and her pal Cornelia start up a gossip rag to bring the haughty group down a notch -- but soon get a lesson in humility themselves.

    Directed by:

  • Melanie Mayron
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Cow Belles
    rating:3.5

    Cow Belles

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Real-life siblings Alyson and Amanda Michalka -- who cut albums together under the moniker Aly & AJ -- star as two spoiled sisters who are forced to work on their father's dairy farm as penance for what was nearly a disastrous mistake on their part. At first, the girls' biggest concern is that their hair will smell like cows -- and that they're nowhere near the mall. But eventually, they come to respect the family business and learn a lesson.

    Directed by:

  • Francine McDougall
  • rating:3.5 3.5 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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