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Nerd Boy
rating:2.1

Nerd Boy

2008Runtime:0 minutes
When the neighborhood hottie, DeDe (Racquia West), gets dumped by her beau (Tyrell Ellis), all the guys line up for a chance to win her heart in this laugh-out-loud urban comedy directed by Crystal Burdette. Does the local dweeb (Jah Shams) -- who wears his grandmother's sweaters and holds his glasses together with tape -- stand a chance? The supporting cast includes Taetta Chip and Tianah Patterson.

Directed by:

  • Crystal Burdette
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    Dreamers
    rating:2.1

    Dreamers

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Growing up in small-town America, two friends (Mark Ballou and Jeremy Jordan) dream of escaping their confining lives to follow their dreams and find freedom in the big city. Arriving in Los Angeles, they discover the harsh realities of the city as they enter the shadowy world of the film business. Ultimately, the two friends must choose between love and friendship -- and soon discover that life has its own destiny in store for everyone.

    Directed by:

  • Ann Lu
  • rating:2.1 2.1 Average Rating

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    Dogs: The Rise and Fall of an All Girl Bookie Joint
    rating:2.0

    Dogs: The Rise and Fall of an All Girl Bookie Joint

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    Four twenty-something women crammed into a small Manhattan apartment have dead-end jobs (or no jobs), useless boyfriends and overdue rent. They discover cash and self-esteem, however, when they set up an illegal bookie joint in their kitchen. Now that the gals can pay their bills, they begin to dream big in this film starring Pam Columbus, Pam Gray, Melody Beal, Eve Annenberg, Leo Marks and Toby Huss.

    Directed by:

  • Eve Annenberg
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Strange Fits of Passion
    rating:2.0

    Strange Fits of Passion

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Directed by Aussie Elise McCredie, this bittersweet rites-of-passage tale follows the misadventures of an awkward twentysomething (Michela Noonan) who -- with help from her gay friend (Mitchell Butel) -- sets out to learn about love by losing her virginity. Among those eager to deflower her are a bashful but pretentious bard (Samuel Johnson) and a self-possessed Spanish teacher harboring a secret (Steve Adams).

    Directed by:

  • Elise McCredie
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    In the Land of Milk and Money
    rating:2.0

    In the Land of Milk and Money

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Fear grips idyllic suburbia as a syndrome turns loving moms into cold killers in this outrageous social comedy. Laurie Shallot (Kim Gillingham) and Peter Cochran (Christopher Coulson) have the cure, but can they save the interned mothers before the town banishes moms forever? As others are paid to do "mom" work, the economy flourishes, and corporate boss Mr. Brand (Keith Mills) is out to stop Laurie and Peter in the name of profits.

    Directed by:

  • Susan Emshwiller
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Crocodile Tears
    rating:2.0

    Crocodile Tears

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    When Simon Desoto (Ted Sod) tests positive for HIV, he decides to send several letters to the devil asking for help -- in particular, he wants to be healthy again. The devil ultimately comes through with a simple proposition, ensuring that Simon will return to his HIV-negative status if he agrees to become a homophobic stand-up comedian. Simon accepts and becomes the next big thing in Hollywood (with just a few skeletons in his closet).

    Directed by:

  • Ann Coppel
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Hooch & Daddy-O
    rating:2.0

    Hooch & Daddy-O

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    In this uproarious mockumentary about a fictional 1980s cop show, a film crew documents the reunion of television detectives Jerome "Hooch" Hendrickson (Chris Anich) and David "Daddy-O" Mandlebaum (Jim Ousley) as the cast of the 1982 runaway hit "Hooch & Daddy-O" gathers for a 2002 made-for-TV movie. The "documentary" filmmakers explore the show's phenomenal success, its impact on pop culture and incidentally capture all the backstage drama.

    Directed by:

  • Donna Northcott
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Cosmopolitan
    rating:2.0

    Cosmopolitan

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Bollywood veteran Roshan Seth stars in this offbeat romantic comedy as Indian immigrant Gopal, whose serene New Jersey life suddenly disintegrates when both his wife and daughter decide to depart and begin new lives.

    Directed by:

  • Nisha Ganatra
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Money Means Nothing
    rating:2.0

    Money Means Nothing

    1934Runtime:0 minutes
    Love is blind, or so it's been said. And at first, that's how it appears to be for the affluent Julie (Gloria Shea), who marries the poverty-ridden Kenneth (Wallace Ford), even if it means her rich parents will disown her. But after the bloom is off the rose of first love, Julie begins to wonder whether she's done the right thing, as she discovers Kenneth has no good prospects for the future and they have more differences that she first realized.

    Directed by:

  • Christy Cabanne
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Standing on Fishes
    rating:2.0

    Standing on Fishes

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    This indie comedy stars Bradford Tatum as Caleb, a talented sculptor who's given an atypical project by renowned filmmaker Richard Verk (Kelsey Grammer) -- to construct a model of a woman's private parts. Turned off by the job's derogatory nature, Caleb must get over his aversion in order to pay bills. Meanwhile, Caleb's friend Jason (Jason Priestly) learns that a girl he's dating is pregnant and plans to have an abortion without consulting him.

    Directed by:

  • Meredith Scott Lynn
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Easy Listening
    rating:2.0

    Easy Listening

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Wanna-be hipster Burt is a trumpet player who'd rather be playing jazz instead of what he's doing now -- making what he considers watered-down, lifeless music as part of a nameless, faceless orchestra. But his tune changes when happy-go-lucky Linda, a flutist, joins the ensemble and shows him there's more to life than pining for a dream. Stars Tracy Crouch, David Ian and Timothy Crowe.

    Directed by:

  • Pamela Corkey
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    On the Air Live with Captain Midnight
    rating:2.0

    On the Air Live with Captain Midnight

    1979Runtime:0 minutes
    Searching for a way to pay off his van, Ziggy (Tracy Sebastian) takes some advice from his egghead friend Gargan (Barry Greenberg) and turns his beloved wheels into a pirate radio station, launching a subversive new radio show under the moniker "Captain Midnight." Unexpectedly, the show becomes a cult sensation, and soon Ziggy and Gargan find themselves in the crosshairs of dogged FCC investigator Agent Pierson (John Ireland).

    Directed by:

  • Beverly Sebastian
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Gory Gory Hallelujah
    rating:2.0

    Gory Gory Hallelujah

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Four actors -- a black revolutionary, a bisexual hippie, a Jew and a woman -- compete for the role of Jesus in an upcoming film. When all four fail to make the grade, they set out on their motorcycles to go audition for a production of "Jesus Christ Superstar." But after running afoul of a gang in a small town, they're victimized by an evil conspiracy that can only lead one way: down! Stars Tim Gouran, Todd Licea, Tony Doupe and Paige Green.

    Directed by:

  • Sue Corcoran
  • rating:2.0 2.0 Average Rating

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    Best of Crapston Villas: Volume 1
    rating:1.9

    Best of Crapston Villas: Volume 1

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Get down and dirty with a visit to Crapston Villas -- a disgustingly dilapidated apartment complex filled with some incredibly perverted plasticine puppets -- in this animated British series from the creators of "Spitting Image." In this collection of episodes, you'll meet a slew of not-so-friendly neighbors, including a struggling actor with a vomiting cat, a libidinous couple with a thieving grandma, and many more questionable characters.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Ann Kennedy
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    Walk the Talk
    rating:1.9

    Walk the Talk

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Newly released ex-con Joey Grasso (Salvatore Coco) is intent on rehabilitation. He's also seeing a paraplegic woman whom he thinks is one of the keys to his salvation. But when Joey starts mooning over a lackluster singer at a local dive, he veers from the straight-and-narrow once again. He's headed for ruin for sure ... or is he?

    Directed by:

  • Shirley Barrett
  • rating:1.9 1.9 Average Rating

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    A Real Job
    rating:1.9

    A Real Job

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Work to live or live to work? That's the question facing 38-year-old underachiever John (Paul Kolsby). When he meets the love of his life, Denise (Sharon Repass), he decides to leave his dream job as a video store clerk for a "real job" in the corporate world. But John soon finds office life uninspiring, especially when the demanding hours keep him away from his girlfriend.

    Directed by:

  • Ana Barredo
  • rating:1.9 1.9 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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