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Everybody's Famous
rating:3.1

Everybody's Famous

2000Runtime:0 minutes
Factory worker Jean Vereecken (Josse De Pauw) dreams that his chubby daughter, Marva (Eva van der Gucht), will become a star, even after she performs disastrously in a local singing competition. One day, Jean seizes a golden opportunity, kidnapping pop diva Debbie (Thekla Reuten) and demanding that her manager give Marva a shot at stardom. Dominique Deruddere directs this upbeat comedy, which received an Oscar nod for Best Foreign Language Film.

Directed by:

  • Dominique Deruddere
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Swept Away
    rating:3.1

    Swept Away

    1974Runtime:0 minutes
    A shipwreck lands a fiery upper-class Italian woman (Mariangela Melato) and her fetching yacht hand (Giancarlo Giannini) on a deserted island, where the absence of other distractions leads to heated discussion about politics, economics, race and gender. Their opposing views eventually lead to passion, but upon rescue, they must face the harsh realities of a society in which class makes all the difference.

    Directed by:

  • Lina Wertmuller
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    He's My Girl
    rating:3.1

    He's My Girl

    1987Runtime:0 minutes
    When aspiring musician Bryan Peters (David Hallyday) learns that he's won a trip to Los Angeles to meet his idol, Simon Sledge (Warwick Sims), the bachelor's excitement is cut short after he discovers that the contest organizers expect him to bring his girlfriend along. To make sure that his client doesn't miss out on his big break, Brian's manager, Reggie (T.K. Carter), dresses in drag and poses as the wannabe rock star's girlfriend.

    Directed by:

  • Gabrielle Beaumont
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Very Annie Mary
    rating:3.1

    Very Annie Mary

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Despite being over 30, Annie Mary (Rachel Griffiths) is still living at home with her father, Jack (Jonathan Pryce). When her father has a stroke, Annie Mary must run the family bakery, even when she finds out that one of her dearest friends, Bethan (Joanna Page), has a terminal illness. Desperate to fulfill Bethan's lifelong wish of going to Disneyland, Annie Mary sets out to win a talent show with her newly formed pop group.

    Directed by:

  • Sara Sugarman
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Plain Clothes
    rating:3.1

    Plain Clothes

    1988Runtime:0 minutes
    When his brother is accused of murdering a high school teacher, undercover cop Nick Dunbar (Arliss Howard) tries to clear his sibling's name by posing as a student to investigate the killing, but he finds himself sucked into a vortex of teen angst. Dunbar is sidetracked by bullies, love triangles and a power-mad principal (Robert Stack) as he tries to hone in on the true culprit in this quirky comedy from director Martha Coolidge.

    Directed by:

  • Martha Coolidge
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Love & Sex
    rating:3.1

    Love & Sex

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Love is war, and sex is the battleground in this wry, funny look at contemporary mating and relating. Kate (Famke Janssen) is a magazine writer who discards boyfriends the way some people change shoes. Adam (Jon Favreau) is a serious-minded serial monogamist. When they meet, it's love at first sight -- but staying together may take more than just love and a liberal dose of sex. Noah Emmerich and Cheri Oteri co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Valerie Breiman
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    My Baby's Daddy
    rating:3.1

    My Baby's Daddy

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Three childhood buddies find themselves at a crossroads. With their girlfriends all pregnant at the same time, life as they know it is about to change forever. Are the good times over? Or are they about to embark on a bigger and better adventure?

    Directed by:

  • Cheryl Dunye
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Mixed Nuts
    rating:3.1

    Mixed Nuts

    1994Runtime:0 minutes
    Nora Ephron helmed this zany comedy about dysfunctional people, the yuletide and a serial killer at large. Steve Martin stars as Philip, who runs a suicide-prevention hotline staffed by tetchy Mrs. Munchnik (Madeline Kahn) and lovesick Catherine (Rita Wilson). After getting an eviction order on Christmas Eve, the counselors think they've hit bottom -- till they cross paths with an array of wackos, including a psycho St. Nick (Anthony LaPaglia).

    Directed by:

  • Nora Ephron
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    A French Gigolo
    rating:3.1

    A French Gigolo

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Josiane Balasko's part farce, part drama centers on Judith (Nathalie Baye), an entrepreneur in her 50s who gets caught in a tangle of emotions with sensitive, money-strapped prostitute Patrick (Eric Caravaca) and his cute wife, Fanny (Isabelle Carré). While financially supporting relatives in the Paris projects, Patrick begins to despair until Fanny, who has learned of her husband's secret profession, drives him back to Judith's arms and money.

    Directed by:

  • Josiane Balasko
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Venus Beauty Institute
    rating:3.1

    Venus Beauty Institute

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Unable to find long-term romance, aging hair stylist Angèle (Nathalie Baye) settles for the salon's distaff camaraderie and for living by proxy through her co-workers. But her life gets upended when shaggy-haired stud Antoine (Samuel Le Bihan) abruptly declares his love for her. The guarded Angèle faces a choice between taking a chance on intimacy and remaining inside her protective shell. Audrey Tautou co-stars as Angèle's salon co-worker.

    Directed by:

  • Tonie Marshall
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Bedrooms and Hallways
    rating:3.1

    Bedrooms and Hallways

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    At the suggestion of a friend, gay Leo (Kevin McKidd) enters therapy after many failed relationships make him fear for his social life. In a group session (led by Simon Callow), Leo comes clean about his feelings for a straight member of the group (James Purefoy), which leads to an affair between the two. The situation becomes further complicated by the appearance of Leo's high school sweetheart (Jennifer Ehle), who still has feelings for him.

    Directed by:

  • Rose Troche
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Sugar & Spice
    rating:3.1

    Sugar & Spice

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    When high school cheerleader Diane gets knocked up and needs money to make ends meet, her squadmates step in to save the day. Using their protean cheerleading skills, the girls devise a plan to rob a grocery store. Degree of difficulty? 10. But, disguised in doll masks, the squad successfully pulls off the heist -- that is, until their "accomplishment" goes to their heads.

    Directed by:

  • Francine McDougall
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    The Game: Season 1
    rating:3.1

    The Game: Season 1

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    To her parents' dismay, first-year medical student Melanie Barnett (Tia Mowry) forgoes a chance to attend prestigious Johns Hopkins Medical School to follow her pro football beau, Derwin Davis (Pooch Hall), to San Diego in this "Girlfriends" spinoff. But with a constant stream of groupies trying to invade her turf and "sack" her man, Melanie soon finds that being a gridiron star's honey isn't such a snap. Brittany Daniel and Coby Bell also star.

    Directed by:

  • Arlene Sanford
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Christmas Do-Over
    rating:3.1

    Christmas Do-Over

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    When jingle writer Kevin (Jay Mohr) travels to a remote town to spend Christmas with his son Ben, ex-wife Jill (Daphne Zuniga) and her parents, he finds himself living the very same Christmas Day over and over again -- giving him a chance to win back his family. But blocking his path to redemption are a pair of ornery ex-in-laws and Jill's seemingly perfect new boyfriend -- not to mention Kevin's own abundant shortcomings.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Cyran
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Bar-B-Q / Beverly Hood: Double Feature
    rating:3.1

    Bar-B-Q / Beverly Hood: Double Feature

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    In Bar-B-Q, a famous athlete-turned-actor doesn't want to be a slave to the grind, so he takes a break to go home and chill with his girlfriend and homies. When they decide to have a barbecue, word gets out and neighbors crash the backyard boogie. In Beverly Hood, a Washington family wins the lottery and moves from the poor south to the 'hood -- Beverly Hood! Stars Kim Whitley, Chanda Watts and John West. Directed by John West.

    Directed by:

  • Tyler Maddox-Simms
  • Amanda Moss
  • John West
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    He Said, She Said
    rating:3.1

    He Said, She Said

    1991Runtime:0 minutes
    A conservative cad and a mild-mannered liberal are journalists whose views differ on everything. But when they're pitted against each other in competing newspaper columns and a TV show, they discover they have one thing in common: They're in love.

    Directed by:

  • Marisa Silver
  • 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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