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CB4
rating:3.4

CB4

1993Runtime:0 minutes
A rap version of This Is Spinal Tap, CB4 stars Chris Rock as Albert, a wanna-be rap star who, along with two friends, is trying in vain to break into the business. When Albert is mistaken for an undercover cop by a thug named Murphy, he adopts the newly incarcerated Murphy's persona and christens his rap group CB4, after Murphy's cell-block address. Soon, the band is selling out concerts, attracting a nerdy documentary filmmaker (Chris Elliott).

Directed by:

  • Tamra Davis
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Three Men and a Cradle
    rating:3.4

    Three Men and a Cradle

    1986Runtime:0 minutes
    Bachelors Pierre (Roland Giraud), Michel (Michel Boujenah) and Jacques (Andre Dussollier) have their lives turned upside down when an infant houseguest is dropped at their doorstep, apparently the product of one of Jacques's flings. Caring for the baby until her mother (Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu) returns, the first-time fathers get a crash course in parenting. This French comedy inspired the Hollywood hit Three Men and a Baby.

    Directed by:

  • Coline Serreau
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Love and Mary
    rating:3.4

    Love and Mary

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    After a bad review imperils her upscale bake shop, Mary plans to take her fiancé, Brent, back to Texas, with the hope of scoring some cash from the engagement party. But an outbreak of hives forces Mary to take Brent's jailbird twin, Jake, instead.

    Directed by:

  • Elizabeth Harrison
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    But I'm a Cheerleader
    rating:3.4

    But I'm a Cheerleader

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    In this hilarious satire, Megan Bloomfield (Natasha Lyonne) lives a "normal" teen life as a cheerleader dating the captain of the football team. But her parents and friends suspect Megan is gay because of "clues," such as her distaste for kissing her boyfriend. Shipped off to True Directions -- a camp designed to shove her back in the closet -- Bloomfield meets tomboy Graham Eaton (Clea DuVall), who helps her recognize her sexual orientation.

    Directed by:

  • Jamie Babbit
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    All About You
    rating:3.4

    All About You

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Heartbroken that her boyfriend is planning a future without her, Nicole relocates to San Francisco to make a fresh start. After moving in with her best friend, Nicole unexpectedly ends up sharing living space with a man -- and they soon fall in love.

    Directed by:

  • Christine Swanson
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    The Big Green
    rating:3.4

    The Big Green

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna (Olivia d'Abo) attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant (Steve Guttenberg) whip them into shape. As they work overtime, the pair help kids build their self-esteem and also get involved in solving family squabbles. Holly Goldberg Sloan directs this underdog sports story.

    Directed by:

  • Holly Goldberg Sloan
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    National Lampoon's European Vacation
    rating:3.4

    National Lampoon's European Vacation

    1985Runtime:0 minutes
    Having won an all-expenses-paid trip on the game show "Pig in a Poke," the Griswolds head for Europe, and it's the usual comedy of errors as the bumbling Clark herds his family through a foreign land. Now, after wreaking havoc across their own country, the Griswolds are taking England, France and Germany by storm. Along the way, they see Big Ben, the Parliament Big Ben, the Parliament and the world-famous Eiffel Tower.

    Directed by:

  • Amy Heckerling
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    All I Wanna Do
    rating:3.4

    All I Wanna Do

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    It's 1963, and budget constraints are forcing Miss Godard's School for Girls to merge with a nearby boy's boarding school. This alarms student Verena (Kirsten Dunst) and her friends, who launch a strike to preserve their academy's all-girl tradition. Their defiance angers straight-arrow Abby (Rachael Leigh Cook) and causes headaches for sympathetic teacher Miss McVane (Lynn Redgrave). Gaby Hoffmann and Heather Matarazzo co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Kernochan
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Party Girl
    rating:3.4

    Party Girl

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Mary (Parker Posey), a flighty, unemployed, 24-year-old Manhattanite, is trying to get her life in order. But instead of bothering herself with a real job, she throws a series of parties at her apartment to pay the rent. When she gets thrown in jail after one of her soirees is raided, she has to take a library job to repay her godmother, who bailed her out of the clink. Daisy Von Scherler Mayer directs this definitive "Generation X" comedy.

    Directed by:

  • Daisy Von Scherler Mayer
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    What a Girl Wants
    rating:3.4

    What a Girl Wants

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    An American girl, Daphne (Amanda Bynes), heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother (Kelly Preston), she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician (Colin Firth). The only problem now is that her long-lost dad is engaged to a fiercely territorial social climber (Anna Chancellor) with a daughter (Christina Cole) who makes Daphne's life miserable.

    Directed by:

  • Dennie Gordon
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Big Girls Don't Cry ... They Get Even
    rating:3.4

    Big Girls Don't Cry ... They Get Even

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    Teenager Laura Chartoff (Hillary Wolf) is wracked by low self-esteem -- a direct result of being constantly shuffled between her various families, whose members include Laura's self-absorbed stepfather (David Strathairn), her mother (Margaret Whitton), her real father (Griffin Dunne) and his 19-year-old girlfriend (Adrienne Shelly). Things come to a head when Laura ditches her family while on vacation in Hawaii. Joan Micklin Silver directs.

    Directed by:

  • Joan Micklin Silver
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    The Barbershop Series
    rating:3.4

    The Barbershop Series

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Based on the hit Barbershop films, this original series from Showtime chronicles the continuing misadventures of Calvin (Omar Gooding), the somewhat reluctant inheritor of his father's business, and his motley crew of employees, associates and hangers-on. With a deft comic touch, the series confronts issues of racial identity, the struggles of the small businessman in an increasingly corporate world and what it means to be a man in modern America.

    Directed by:

  • Linda Mendoza
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    The Second City: The First Family of Comedy
    rating:3.4

    The Second City: The First Family of Comedy

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    An uproarious behind-the-scenes look at Chicago's famed Second City comedy club and troupe, this retrospective spans from the group's early days to the hit "SCTV" series and beyond as it tickles with reminiscences from Dan Aykroyd, Tina Fey, Martin Short, Alan Arkin and Mike Meyers. Footage of Jim Belushi, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, John Candy, Eugene Levy and other alumni affirms Second City's place in comedy history.

    Directed by:

  • Sharon Bartlett
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Household Saints
    rating:3.4

    Household Saints

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    In post-World War II New York, Joseph (Vincent D'Onofrio) wins Catherine (Tracey Ullman) in a pinochle game. They marry and have a daughter, Teresa (Lili Taylor), who becomes a religious zealot as she seeks purity through prayer -- much to the consternation of Teresa's boyfriend (Michael Imperioli) and parents. Director Nancy Savoca's third film is based on Francine Prose's novel of the same name.

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Savoca
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Joe Dirt
    rating:3.4

    Joe Dirt

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Crowned with a mullet and armed with a mop, redneck janitor Joe Dirt lands in a series of zany misadventures and befriends some eccentric characters as he searches for his parents, who abandoned him at the Grand Canyon when he was 8 years old.

    Directed by:

  • Dennie Gordon
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Harriet the Spy
    rating:3.4

    Harriet the Spy

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    A sixth-grade outcast at school spends her time spying on neighbors, taking notes on her discoveries. But when an enemy steals her secret notebook, her world starts to unravel -- and she has to find a way to get even!

    Directed by:

  • Bronwen Hughes
  • rating:3.4 3.4 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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