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Ciao, Professore!
rating:3.6

Ciao, Professore!

1993Runtime:0 minutes
In director Lina Wertmüller's upbeat comedy, Marco Sperelli (Paolo Villaggio) -- a priggish upper-class teacher from northern Italy -- is mistakenly assigned to a tumbledown school in an impoverished village near Naples. But upon arriving, he finds most of his students hustling on the streets to earn money for their families -- and before you can say "school of hard knocks," Sperelli becomes the pupil as the kids tutor him about life's realities.

Directed by:

  • Lina Wertmuller
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Dharma & Greg: Season 1
    rating:3.6

    Dharma & Greg: Season 1

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Married on their first date, unlikely soul mates Dharma and Greg try to make their relationship work in Season 1 of the popular sitcom. Laughs abound as attorney Greg tries to convince his uptight parents that his kooky new wife is the one for him.

    Directed by:

  • Gail Mancuso
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Real Genius
    rating:3.6

    Real Genius

    1985Runtime:0 minutes
    In this favorite '80s film starring a young Val Kilmer, some highly intelligent students are recruited for an advanced science project. What they don't know is that the data will be used by the military to develop a lethal weapon. Two of the students (Kilmer and Gabe Jarrett) team up to finish the project, but when they learn the military's secret, the geniuses plot revenge.

    Directed by:

  • Martha Coolidge
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Married... with Children: The Most Outrageous Episodes: Vol. 1
    rating:3.6

    Married... with Children: The Most Outrageous Episodes: Vol. 1

    1987Runtime:0 minutes
    When this series premiered on the Fox network, it was dubbed one of the most outrageous shows ever to grace prime-time television. This collection includes the controversial "I'll See You in Court" episode, deemed unsuitable for network television. After making waves, the show quickly became a hit among viewers, making the Bundys -- shoe salesman Al, his frisky wife Peggy, his flirtatious daughter Kelly and desperate son Bud -- a household name.

    Directed by:

  • Gerry Cohen
  • Linda Day
  • Tony Singletary
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Spin City: Michael J. Fox: His All-Time Favorites: Vol. 1
    rating:3.5

    Spin City: Michael J. Fox: His All-Time Favorites: Vol. 1

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    These episodes of the hit TV sitcom "Spin City" were handpicked for this collection by Emmy-winning star Michael J. Fox, who stars as Deputy New York City Mayor Mike Flaherty. Carla Gugino, Heather Locklear, Richard Kind and the rest of the mayor's (Barry Bostwick) flunkies also appear. Best of all, Fox introduces each hilarious episode.

    Directed by:

  • Thomas Schlamme
  • Lee Shallat-Chemel
  • Andy Cadiff
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Just One of the Guys
    rating:3.5

    Just One of the Guys

    1985Runtime:0 minutes
    When her essay about a woman posing as a male jock is scoffed at during a contest, a teenage journalist decides to prove her theory's feasibility by dressing up as one of her male peers and enrolling at a neighboring high school.

    Directed by:

  • Lisa Gottlieb
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Going the Distance
    rating:3.5

    Going the Distance

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    New couple Erin (Drew Barrymore) and Garrett (Justin Long) don't want their summer fling to end, but Erin must move across the country to finish school. As the bicoastal lovers try to keep their relationship going, they experience the tricky challenges of living long-distance. Directed by established documentary filmmaker Nanette Burstein (The Kid Stays in the Picture), this romantic comedy also stars Christina Applegate and Ron Livingston.

    Directed by:

  • Nanette Burstein
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    All Over the Guy
    rating:3.5

    All Over the Guy

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Striking a healthy, loving balance in a relationship is no easy trick, no matter what your sexual orientation. For Eli and Tom, a set-up first date goes horribly awry. But when they meet again later, without any pressure, a connection is made.

    Directed by:

  • Julie Davis
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    227: Season 1
    rating:3.5

    227: Season 1

    1985Runtime:0 minutes
    This 1980s comedy peeked in on the lives of several quirky residents at an apartment complex, with the Jenkins family -- homemaker Mary (Marla Gibbs), contractor Lester (Hal Williams) and their daughter, Brenda (Regina King) -- taking center stage. Mary's best friend, Rose (Alaina Reed Hall), also lives there, but it's their neighbor Sandra (Jackee) who's usually the topic of conversation due to her revolving door of boyfriends.

    Directed by:

  • Ellen Falcon
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    You've Got Mail
    rating:3.5

    You've Got Mail

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    In this valentine to modern romance, book superstore magnate Joe Fox (Tom Hanks) and independent book shop owner Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet -- both blissfully unaware that he's trying to put her out of business. Director Nora Ephron's Golden Globe-nominated romantic comedy puts romance on the ropes -- and forces two people to make tough decisions about life, love and livelihood.

    Directed by:

  • Nora Ephron
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    The Hairdresser
    rating:3.5

    The Hairdresser

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    When a Berlin salon refuses to hire her because of her plump figure, irrepressible hair stylist Kathi König (Gabriela Maria Schmeide) plots to get her revenge by opening up her own beauty parlor right next door to the offending shop. But when she faces an unexpected cash-flow problem, Kathi resorts to some creative means of raising capital. This broad comedy from director Doris Dörrie co-stars Ill-Young Kim and Matthias Freihof.

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  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    The Mirror Has Two Faces
    rating:3.5

    The Mirror Has Two Faces

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    Middle-aged professor Rose Morgan (Barbra Streisand) is tired of being single and living with her mother (Lauren Bacall). Thus, when a colleague (Jeff Bridges), proposes, Morgan accepts. But Morgan's colleague is in love with her mind, and the marriage he proposed is a platonic one. Not surprisingly, more discontentment follows. Streisand directed this romantic comedy, which earned a Golden Globe for Bacall and an Oscar nomination for Best Song.

    Directed by:

  • Barbra Streisand
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Saving Face
    rating:3.5

    Saving Face

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Dutiful daughter Wil (Michelle Krusiec) sidesteps her mother's (Joan Chen) attempts to marry her off in Alice Wu's romantic comedy. At 28, Wil's the old maid of her traditional Chinese family, so there's no way she can tell them about her budding lesbian romance with Vivian (Lynn Chen). But her widowed mom has her own problems, as she learns she's pregnant at 48. Kicked out by her disapproving father, she seeks refuge at Wil's place.

    Directed by:

  • Alice Wu
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Friends with Kids
    rating:3.5

    Friends with Kids

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    Best friends Jason and Julie decide that the way to have kids without sacrificing their social lives or careers is to raise a child together platonically. But romance and other complications interfere with their perfect plan.

    Directed by:

  • Jennifer Westfeldt
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    12 Men of Christmas
    rating:3.5

    12 Men of Christmas

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Devastated after losing both her influential job and her fiancé at the office holiday party, publicist E.J. Baxter (Kristin Chenoweth) flees New York and lands in Montana, where she decides to produce a racy calendar showing off the local guys. But some of the men take exception to her scheme to raise funds for a search-and-rescue team by having them bare it all. Meanwhile, Mr. December is raising E.J.'s pulse in this Lifetime Original Movie.

    Directed by:

  • Arlene Sanford
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Loverboy
    rating:3.5

    Loverboy

    1989Runtime:0 minutes
    As a college student with no money, Randy Bodek (Patrick Dempsey) resorts to working as a pizza delivery boy to make ends meet. During one of his deliveries, he's met with an interesting proposal: a woman (Barbara Carrera) who wants more than just pizza. Soon, Randy is the talk of the town as lonely wives (including Kirstie Alley and Carrie Fisher) are chomping at the bit to have pizza delivered.

    Directed by:

  • Joan Micklin Silver
  • rating:3.5 3.5 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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