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The Random Girl
rating:2.5

The Random Girl

2005Runtime:0 minutes
They call him the "Lone Wolf Lover," though most of his reputation might be in his own mind. When the Wolf is challenged at his best friend's bachelor party to seduce a random woman, he isn't worried at first -- but nothing's prepared him for this! And when his buddy's marriage gets put on the line as part of the bet, the pressure's on for the Wolf to come through and do the right thing … maybe for the first time in his life.

Directed by:

  • Melissa Vieira
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Portraits Chinois
    rating:2.5

    Portraits Chinois

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    A dreamy Parisian backdrop gives a romantic setting to this thoughtful comedy that follows the heartaches and loves of a group of city-dwellers. Costume designer Ada (Helena Bonham Carter) deals with the ups and downs of her relationship with an unstable screenwriter, Paul (Jean-Philippe Ecoffey), while Paul longs for Ada's co-worker Lise (Romane Bohringer). Elsa Zylberstein, Yvan Attal and Marie Trintignant co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Martine Dugowson
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    The Girls' Room
    rating:2.5

    The Girls' Room

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Two college roommates -- prim and proper Grace (Cat Taber) and wild and woolly Casey (Soleil Moon Frye) -- find themselves in a tense rivalry when Casey's conduct almost destroys Grace's engagement to preppie heartthrob Charlie (Wil Wheaton). Not too high-minded to seek revenge, Grace cozies up to Casey's pal Joey (Gary Wolf), setting off a cycle of envy and mistrust that may destroy both women's lives in director Irene Turner's well-paced indie.

    Directed by:

  • Irene Turner
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Coming Soon
    rating:2.5

    Coming Soon

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    When high school senior Stream Hodsell (Bonnie Root) confesses to pals Jenny (Gaby Hoffmann) and Nell (Tricia Vessey) that she's still a virgin, the trio sets out to hook her up with a man who can rock her world. But in their stuffy Manhattan prep school, all the right boys are all wrong, and Stream fails to find real fulfillment -- until she notices moody outsider Henry (Ryan Reynolds). Colette Burson directs this coming-of-age tale.

    Directed by:

  • Colette Burson
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Strange Planet
    rating:2.5

    Strange Planet

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Australian director Emma-Kate Croghan weighs in with this sly romantic comedy about a group of twenty-somethings living in Sydney, Australia. Judy (Claudia Karvan) is a young woman involved in an on-again, off-again relationship with Ewan. Beginning on New Year's Eve, the film follows Judy and her two best friends and Ewan and his two buddies as they try to establish their careers and find love -- or, at the very least, sex.

    Directed by:

  • Emma-Kate Croghan
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Chilly Scenes of Winter
    rating:2.5

    Chilly Scenes of Winter

    1979Runtime:0 minutes
    Set in Salt Lake City, this bittersweet romantic tale centers on civil servant Charles (John Heard) and his obsession with winning back the love of his life, Laura (Mary Beth Hurt), who left him to return to her unappreciative husband, Ox (Mark Metcalf). To find out whether Laura is really happy with Ox, Charles takes to following her around and befriends her co-worker (Nora Heflin). Peter Riegert, Gloria Grahame and Griffin Dunne co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Joan Micklin Silver
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Tomorrow We Move
    rating:2.4

    Tomorrow We Move

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Home life becomes claustrophobic for dutiful daughter Charlotte (Sylvie Testud) when her widowed mother (Aurore Clement) moves into her tiny apartment in this chaotic comedy. Writer Charlotte finds it impossible to get her work done when mom decides to return to teaching piano. With a steady stream of students invading, there's only one thing to do: sell her home and move to a bigger one. But can she really handle more disorder in her life?

    Directed by:

  • Chantal Akerman
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    A Woman's a Helluva Thing
    rating:2.4

    A Woman's a Helluva Thing

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    When his estranged mother dies, womanizing magazine publisher Houston Blackett (Angus MacFayden) makes a surprise appearance at her funeral. There, he runs into his ex, Zane Douglas (Penelope Ann Miller), and discovers that his mother and Zane were lovers. Now, Zane is set to inherit everything Houston thinks is rightfully his. But with the help of his back-stabbing stepmother (Ann-Margret), he's determined to fight for his right to the money.

    Directed by:

  • Karen Leigh Hopkins
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    River of Grass
    rating:2.4

    River of Grass

    1994Runtime:0 minutes
    Cozy and Lee (Lisa Bowman and Larry Fessenden), lovers who are as criminally inclined as they come, plan a road spree of robbery and mayhem. But after bungling a series of heists and having to outrun the police for a crime they didn't commit, they decide that doin' what comes naturally requires more effort than they can exert. Talk about laid-back gangsters!

    Directed by:

  • Kelly Reichardt
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    The Freebie
    rating:2.4

    The Freebie

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    In this sexy indie comedy from actress-turned-writer/director Katie Aselton, a young couple in a bit of a relationship slump make a pact that they're each allowed to have a one-night stand with another person, no questions asked. Naturally, this kind of thing always sounds easier and a lot more fun than it actually is, as they both soon discover. Ever-reliable comic actor Dax Shepard plays the male half of the equation.

    Directed by:

  • Kathryn Aselton
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Just Friends
    rating:2.4

    Just Friends

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    Feeling at loose ends after being jettisoned by his longtime girlfriend, young businessman Peter (Anthony Palermo) starts to fall for beautiful new-girl-in-town Rebecca (Anita Barone) -- who just happens to be engaged to another man. The pair agrees to keep their burgeoning friendship platonic, but they soon wonder how long they can keep their resolve. Maria Burton directs this charming romantic comedy that co-stars Hal Linden and Tim Bohn.

    Directed by:

  • Maria Burton
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Raising Genius
    rating:2.4

    Raising Genius

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    To the dismay of his mother, Nancy (Wendie Malick), whiz kid Hal Nestor (Justin Long) locks himself in the bathroom to complete math equations and secretly ogle his cheerleader neighbor, Lacy (Danica McKellar), in this black comedy from co-directors Linda Voorhees and Bess Wiley. A battle of wills ensues with Nancy determined to lure her son out for a valedictory speech and Hal equally determined to stay in the can.

    Directed by:

  • Linda Voorhees
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    The Wedding Party
    rating:2.4

    The Wedding Party

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Guy (Richard Roxburgh) is on the verge of marrying Lizzie (Cate Blanchett), who is stunning, rich and completely devoted to him. They're on their way to having the perfect life -- the only problem is that Guy can't stop thinking about Jenny (Frances O'Connor), his first love from many years ago. In his mind, Lizzie's sophistication suddenly seems so much less appealing than Jenny's warm, carefree spirit.

    Directed by:

  • Cherie Nowlan
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Stray Cats
    rating:2.4

    Stray Cats

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Best friends and hopeless romantics Boyet (Ricky Davao) and Martha (Irma Adlawan) cope with difficult relationships in this comic drama from the Philippines that highlights the special bond between gay men and straight women. As Boyet tries to tame his confusing boyfriend, Dom (Lauren Novero), who sometimes says he's straight, Martha deals with the frustrations of her long-standing relationship with Steve (Reggie Curley).

    Directed by:

  • Ellen Ongkeko-Marfil
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Frank McKlusky, C.I.
    rating:2.4

    Frank McKlusky, C.I.

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Bumbling insurance fraud investigator Frank McKlusky (Dave Sheridan) goes undercover on a case and can't get anything right. One needn't look further than Frank's family to learn the root of his problems -- Dolly Parton plays his blowsy, over-the-top mom, and Randy Quaid is his comatose father. The hilarious supporting cast includes Enrico Colantoni, Kevin Pollak, Orson Bean and Andy Richter.

    Directed by:

  • Arlene Sanford
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Zeroman: The Complete Series
    rating:2.4

    Zeroman: The Complete Series

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Leading a secret life as incompetent superhero Zeroman, Fair City postal carrier Les Mutton tries desperately to live up to his deceased secret agent father's accomplishments in this entertaining animated show. Though he never lacks enthusiasm, Zeroman often experiences a common sense deficiency. Leslie Nielson provides the voice of Zeroman, with Ryan Reynolds, Kevin MacDonald and Doris Roberts also lending their voice talent.

    Directed by:

  • Stacey Eberschlag
  • 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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