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Big
rating:3.8

Big

1988Runtime:0 minutes
Penny Marshall directs this whimsical comedy in which 12-year-old Josh yearns to be a grown-up, and when he makes that wish at a Coney Island fortunetelling machine, he awakens the next morning as a 30-year-old man (Tom Hanks). Josh lands a job at a Manhattan toy company, where his child's-eye view helps him climb the ranks -- but he finds himself pining for all he left behind, despite the attention of a beautiful co-worker (Elizabeth Perkins).

Directed by:

  • Penny Marshall
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Just Wright
    rating:3.8

    Just Wright

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Good-hearted physical therapist Leslie Wright (Queen Latifah) is looking for romance but keeps finding duds until she meets professional basketball player Scott McKnight (Common). When Scott suffers a major injury, it's up to Leslie to save his career. Leslie and Scott become close as they work together, but Leslie's beautiful, gold-digging childhood chum -- who is also Scott's estranged girlfriend -- threatens their relationship.

    Directed by:

  • Sanaa Hamri
  • rating:3.8 3.8 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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    Letting Go of God
    rating:3.8

    Letting Go of God

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Comedian Julia Sweeney reflects on religion, her search for God and her eventual non-belief in this entertaining monologue. After two Mormon missionaries at her door pose a simple question, the debate begins. From her roots as a Catholic to her flirtations with Buddhism and New Age philosophies, Sweeney takes viewers on a smart and humorous spiritual journey as she seeks out truth and deals with the family fallout from her skepticism.

    Directed by:

  • Julia Sweeney
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High
    rating:3.8

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High

    1982Runtime:0 minutes
    Writer Cameron Crowe's coming-of-age classic follows the ups and downs of a group of high school students over the course of a year in 1980s California. The cast includes Sean Penn as a stoner surfer and Jennifer Jason Leigh as a virginal freshman.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Heckerling
  • 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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    Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story
    rating:3.8

    Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    In this documentary, filmmaker Sarah Townsend chronicles the winding path that cross-dressing British comic Eddie Izzard has taken on his journey from showbiz obscurity to the heights of international stardom on the stage and silver screen. Interspersed with revealing personal moments, home movies and plenty of performance clips, Izzard himself reflects on the relentless determination that has seen him through the up and downs of his career.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Townsend
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Patrik, Age 1.5
    rating:3.8

    Patrik, Age 1.5

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    After moving from the city to a small town, gay couple Sven (Torkel Petersson) and Goran (Gustaf Skarsgård) adopt a child. But when Patrik (Thomas Ljungman) arrives in their lives, it turns out he's not 1.5 years old as they were told by the adoption agency -- he's a rebellious, homophobic 15-year-old. While the couple houses the angry boy until the mix-up is resolved, his presence causes them to reassess their lives.

    Directed by:

  • Ella Lemhagen
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Daria: Is It College Yet?
    rating:3.8

    Daria: Is It College Yet?

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    The sarcastic animated high schooler returns in this feature-length production. Daria's finishing up high school, but she has to decide which institution of higher learning is best suited to an antisocial intellectual with a passion for pizza!

    Directed by:

  • Karen Disher
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Billy Madison
    rating:3.8

    Billy Madison

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Job-averse goofball Billy Madison (Adam Sandler) stands to inherit a fortune when his hotel magnate father retires and leaves him in charge. But Billy's dad won't trust him with the family business unless he goes back to school. All the way back. While Billy's busy making good grades -- and trying to make it with his teacher (Bridgette Wilson) -- weaselly hotel executive Eric Gordon (Bradley Whitford) is waiting in the wings.

    Directed by:

  • Tamra Davis
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Open Season
    rating:3.7

    Open Season

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    After saving a mule deer from a hunter's clutches, a domesticated grizzly finds himself relocated to the wild -- and unprepared for the real world. Can the furry pals make it to safety before open season starts, or will they end up mounted on a wall? Ashton Kutcher, Gary Sinise, Martin Lawrence, Billy Connolly, Debra Messing and Jon Favreau lend their voices to this animated adventure that's perfect for the whole family.

    Directed by:

  • Roger Allers
  • Jill Culton
  • Anthony Stacchi
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    It's Complicated
    rating:3.7

    It's Complicated

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Ten years after their divorce, Jane (Meryl Streep) and Jake (Alec Baldwin) unite for their son's college graduation and end up sleeping together. But Jake is married, and Jane is embarking on a new romance with her architect, Adam (Steve Martin).

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Meyers
  • rating:3.7 3.7 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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    The Holiday
    rating:3.7

    The Holiday

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Stuck in a vicious cycle of dead-end relationships with two-timing men, Los Angeles resident Amanda (Cameron Diaz) and Londoner Iris (Kate Winslet) decide to swap homes. In the process, their trade paves the way for romances they never imagined possible. This charming comedy from writer-director Nancy Meyers features an all-star cast that includes Jude Law, Jack Black, Edward Burns and Rufus Sewell.

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Meyers
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Whip It
    rating:3.7

    Whip It

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Escaping her smothering mother's beauty pageant plans for her, small-town teen Bliss joins an all-girl roller derby team in Austin and begins living a thrilling double life as Babe Ruthless, a life that might eventually catch up with her.

    Directed by:

  • Drew Barrymore
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Little Miss Sunshine
    rating:3.7

    Little Miss Sunshine

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Convinced their little Olive (Abigail Breslin) is beauty queen material, parents Richard (Greg Kinnear) and Sheryl (Toni Collette) load the rest of the family into a van and embark on a life-altering road trip to a California pageant. Richard pushes Olive to win while her silent brother (Paul Dano), depressed uncle (Steve Carell) and nursing-home reject grandpa (Alan Arkin, in an Oscar-winning role) add their own quirks to the mix.

    Directed by:

  • Jonathan Dayton
  • Valerie Faris
  • rating:3.7 3.7 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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