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The Nanny Diaries
rating:3.2

The Nanny Diaries

2007Runtime:0 minutes
College-educated Annie Braddock (Scarlett Johansson) gets a crash course in child care when she plays nanny to the 4-year-old son of grossly dysfunctional parents (Laura Linney and Paul Giamatti) in this all-star comedy from director Shari Springer Berman (American Splendor). The film was adapted from the best-selling novel by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, who based their book on their experiences working for Manhattan's wealthiest families.

Directed by:

  • Shari Springer Berman
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Cake
    rating:3.2

    Cake

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    As her magazine publisher father lies in the hospital after a heart attack, free-spirited travel writer Pippa McGee agrees to help him run the family business. But the serial bachelorette balks when she learns she'll run a mag called &NFi;Wedding Bells&NFi_;.

    Directed by:

  • Nisha Ganatra
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Look at Me
    rating:3.1

    Look at Me

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    This unusual comedy catches its characters at various moments of loneliness, identity crisis and despair. Marilou Berry plays Lolita Cassard, a young woman disgusted with the world's seeming inability to accept beauty in all forms. Her neglectful father, Etienne Cassard (Jean-Pierre Bacri), wants so badly to have someone to love, and when they meet up with the equally lost Sylvia (Agnès Jaoui) and Pierre (Laurent Grévill), all hell breaks loose.

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  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    I Could Never Be Your Woman
    rating:3.1

    I Could Never Be Your Woman

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Just as Rosie (Michelle Pfeiffer) strikes up a passionate romance with a handsome younger man (Paul Rudd), her daughter, Izzie (Saoirse Ronan), falls in love for the first time -- and Mother Nature (Tracey Ullman) can't resist the temptation to meddle in their affairs. Writer-director Amy Heckerling delivers a twisted romantic comedy that shows what happens when a mother and daughter come to blows with the forces of nature.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Heckerling
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    That's What She Said
    rating:3.1

    That's What She Said

    2012Runtime:0 minutes
    While Bebe floats around in the first flush of new love, her best friend DeeDee is bitter and self-destructive after a breakup. When they meet Clementine, who's also dealing with relationship issues, the three go on a zany New York escapade together.

    Directed by:

  • Carrie Preston
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    The Taste of Others
    rating:3.1

    The Taste of Others

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Agnes Jaoui directs this ensemble romance that earned an Oscar nod for Best Foreign Language Film. Castella (Jean-Pierre Bacri) falls for English language tutor Clara (Anne Alvaro), and instigates a chain of turbulent relationships in the process. This poignant debut from Jaoui illustrates that sometimes, great actresses don't get the breaks, hash-dealing barmaids can find love and the desire to become culturally enlightened just isn't enough.

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  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Festival
    rating:3.1

    Festival

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Oversized egos collide in writer-director Annie Griffin's BAFTA-winning satire that pulls back the curtain on the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival, a prestigious competition that attracts performers from around the world. Among the attendees are a drug-addled theater troupe, a comic who's not above using seduction to improve his odds and a self-absorbed TV personality with a taste for nubile new talent.

    Directed by:

  • Annie Griffin
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Frasier: Season 9
    rating:3.1

    Frasier: Season 9

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    The doctor is in for the ninth season of one of TV's most beloved sitcoms. This season sees Frasier torn between two women; the further romantic developments between Niles and Daphne; and Martin's new job.

    Directed by:

  • Kelsey Grammer
  • David Lee
  • Katy Garretson
  • Sheldon Epps
  • Wil Shriner
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Work It
    rating:3.1

    Work It

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    Realizing that their job prospects are becoming increasingly few and a far between, out-of-work car salesmen Angel and Lee decide to dress up as women to land a pair of positions as pharmaceutical representatives.

    Directed by:

  • Beth McCarthy-Miller
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Walking and Talking
    rating:3.1

    Walking and Talking

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    Amelia (Catherine Keener) and Laura (Anne Heche) have been best friends since the sixth grade. For the first time, their lives are taking different paths: Laura is in love and planning her wedding, while Amelia begins to despair that she'll ever find the right man. But as they try to adjust their childhood friendship to the challenges of adulthood, these friends continue to laugh together at life and love.

    Directed by:

  • Nicole Holofcener
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Fatso
    rating:3.1

    Fatso

    1980Runtime:0 minutes
    Fearing he's just one plate of linguini away from a heart attack, overweight bachelor Dominick DiNapoli tries to shed a few pounds and ends up gaining the love of a good woman in this touching romantic comedy.

    Directed by:

  • Anne Bancroft
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    New York Minute
    rating:3.1

    New York Minute

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Twins Jane and Roxy Ryan (Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen) couldn't be more different: Jane is a straight-A student, while Roxy's a punk-rock rebel. But when they accidentally land in the middle of a criminal operation, they'll have to work together to get themselves out of trouble. Throw in a couple of cute guys, a bungling truant officer (Eugene Levy) and a hit man posing as a limo driver, and you've got one madcap New York adventure.

    Directed by:

  • Dennie Gordon
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Finding Bliss
    rating:3.1

    Finding Bliss

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Jody Balaban (Leelee Sobieski), a promising filmmaker, works at a porn studio while secretly creating her own "legit" movie when no one is looking. When she's busted, Jody is forced to work with porn director Jeff Drake (Matthew Davis) and a cast of adult film stars. What she doesn't expect is a real romance in this indie comedy from Julie Davis. Kristen Johnston, Denise Richards and Jamie Kennedy co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Julie Davis
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    The Con Artist
    rating:3.1

    The Con Artist

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    After he's released from prison, car thief Vince is forced by his old boss, Kranski, to re-enter the biz. But when he meets a canny art dealer and falls for her good-hearted assistant, Vince is determined to go straight and make it in the art world.

    Directed by:

  • Risa Bramon Garcia
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    My Big Fat Greek Life: The Entire Series
    rating:3.1

    My Big Fat Greek Life: The Entire Series

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Nia Vardalos stars in this sitcom inspired by the film "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," as lovable Nia and her charming WASP husband, Ian (Steven Eckholdt), return from their honeymoon and embark on newlywed life alongside Nia's traditional Greek family. This collection includes all seven episodes of the short-lived television series, which pokes fun at extended family and the couple's attempts to adjust to married life.

    Directed by:

  • Peter Bonerz
  • Pamela Fryman
  • Gail Mancuso
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Used People
    rating:3.1

    Used People

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    Love is the last thing newly widowed Pearl Berman is looking for, but that's what she finds when suave Joe Meledandri attends her husband's funeral. As it turns out, Joe has loved Pearl since he persuaded her spouse not to leave her -- 23 years ago.

    Directed by:

  • Beeban Kidron
  • rating:3.1 3.1 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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