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28 Days
rating:3.4

28 Days

2000Runtime:0 minutes
After her drunken antics ruin her sister's wedding and result in major property damage, journalist Gwen Cummings enters rehab, where she runs afoul of the program director -- and soon meets a fellow resident who changes her outlook.

Directed by:

  • Betty Thomas
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Hop
    rating:3.4

    Hop

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    All young Justin and his father want to do is sit down and enjoy watching a soccer game together. When this simple act sparks a chain of events leading to Justin running from the law, the boy must now embark on a thrilling adventure to reunite with his father. In order to fight the system, however, he must enlist the help of a former anarchist, and together they'll need to apply the secret of the Hop.

    Directed by:

  • Dominique Standaert
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    The Pregnancy Pact
    rating:3.4

    The Pregnancy Pact

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    When ambitious blogger Sidney Bloom (Thora Birch) returns to her old high school to investigate a rash of teen pregnancies, she learns that the expecting girls may have hatched a deliberate scheme to get pregnant at the same time. Now a storm of controversy descends on the school and encompasses Bloom, a pro-birth-control school nurse (Camyrn Manheim) and a conservative parent group. Rosemary Rodriguez directs this drama inspired by true events.

    Directed by:

  • Rosemary Rodriguez
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Stander
    rating:3.4

    Stander

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Disgusted by corruption within the force, South African cop Andre Stander begins robbing banks incognito and then investigating his own heists. He's soon caught and sent to jail, but he escapes and becomes a cult hero.

    Directed by:

  • Bronwen Hughes
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Caramel
    rating:3.4

    Caramel

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    A Lebanese beauty salon is the setting for this romantic comedy about five women and the various troubles they face, with director Nadine Labaki leading the cast as the shop's owner, Layale, who's heartbroken from a foundering affair.

    Directed by:

  • Nadine Labaki
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Riding in Cars with Boys
    rating:3.4

    Riding in Cars with Boys

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    Drew Barrymore stars as Beverly D'Onofrio, an unlucky teen who gets pregnant while still in high school, in this coming-of-age drama from director Penny Marshall that's based on D'Onofrio's autobiography by the same name. After sleeping with a boy she barely knew, Beverly gets married on a whim and discovers that her newborn isn't the only one who has a lot of growing up to do. Her teenage husband is a still a kid -- and so is she.

    Directed by:

  • Penny Marshall
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Le Bonheur
    rating:3.4

    Le Bonheur

    1965Runtime:0 minutes
    When François (Jean-Claude Drouot) falls for a beautiful young telephone operator (Marie-France Boyer) despite remaining deeply in love with his wife, Therese (Claire Drouot), he attempts to buck convention by openly committing to both women. Directed by cinematic pioneer Agnès Varda, this thought-provoking film challenges the nature of monogamy and examines the limits of love and commitment.

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    Camila
    rating:3.4

    Camila

    1984Runtime:0 minutes
    A wealthy socialite and a young Jesuit priest fall in love and elope to a small Argentinean village, but tragedy ensues when their true identities are discovered in this affecting drama, which earned an Oscar nod for Best Foreign Film. Authorities have suppressed the telling of this story -- one of Argentina's most controversial and embarrassing episodes -- since the first attempt to put it on screen in 1912.

    Directed by:

  • Maria Luisa Bemberg
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Hounddog
    rating:3.4

    Hounddog

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Doe-eyed Dakota Fanning steps away from family fare with this controversial but powerful drama set in rural Alabama, playing a precocious but abused 12-year-old who finds comfort in the music of rock 'n' roll icon Elvis Presley. While she suppresses her painful memories, will her seemingly indestructible spirit shatter when she suffers a shocking tragedy? David Morse, Piper Laurie and Robin Wright Penn co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Deborah Kampmeier
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    The Kids Are All Right
    rating:3.4

    The Kids Are All Right

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Joni (Mia Wasikowska) and Laser (Josh Hutcherson), the children of same-sex parents Nic (Annette Bening) and Jules (Julianne Moore), become curious about the identity of their sperm-donor dad (Mark Ruffalo) and set out to make him part of their family unit, often with hilarious results. But his arrival complicates the household dynamics, and nobody is sure how he fits in -- if at all -- in this Oscar-nominated, Golden Globe-winning comedy.

    Directed by:

  • Lisa Cholodenko
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    What's Cooking?
    rating:3.4

    What's Cooking?

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    This multicultural comedy-drama set in Los Angeles's middle-class environs paints an intriguing portrait of family tensions as four ethnic clans -- Latino, black, Jewish and Asian -- get ready for Thanksgiving dinner. The intertwining tales follow the families as minor frustrations escalate into heated battles and skeletons come out of the closet. Mercedes Ruehl, Kyra Sedgwick, Alfre Woodard, Dennis Haysbert and Joan Chen lead the superb cast.

    Directed by:

  • Gurinder Chadha
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Vanished: Season 1
    rating:3.4

    Vanished: Season 1

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    When the wife (Joanne Kelly) of Sen. Jeffrey Collins (John Allen Nelson) goes missing at a swank event held in her honor, FBI agents Graham Kelton (Gale Harold) and Lin Mei (Ming-Na) are charged with finding her. First, however, they must get to the bottom of the many secrets surrounding her. Esai Morales and Penelope Ann Miller also star in this drama told through the eyes of the FBI, family members and a tenacious reporter (Rebecca Gayheart).

    Directed by:

  • Stephen Cragg
  • Fred Keller
  • Helen Shaver
  • Dwight Little
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Bright Star
    rating:3.4

    Bright Star

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Critically acclaimed Australian filmmaker Jane Campion helms this drama detailing the passionate three-year romance between 19th-century Romantic poet John Keats (Ben Whishaw) -- who died tragically at age 25 -- and his great love and muse, Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish). Much of the story was inspired by Keats's poetry and the actual love letters the pair exchanged. Thomas Sangster, Paul Schneider and Kerry Fox co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Jane Campion
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Thousand Pieces of Gold
    rating:3.4

    Thousand Pieces of Gold

    1991Runtime:0 minutes
    In the late 19th century, Lalu (Rosalind Chao), a poor Chinese woman, is sold into marriage in America. She's sent to a tough Idaho mining town -- not to marry, but to work as a prostitute in a saloon run by fellow countryman Hong King (Michael Paul Chan). When Lalu refuses the job, her dignity proves irresistible to King's partner, Charlie (Chris Cooper). Dennis Dun co-stars in this "American Playhouse" presentation, based on a true story.

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Kelly
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    The Ascent
    rating:3.4

    The Ascent

    1977Runtime:0 minutes
    Acclaimed Soviet film director Larisa Shepitko offers the rigorous and surprisingly spiritual story of two Russian World War II partisans isolated from their comrades deep in the woods, trying desperately to avoid capture by Nazi forces. The tense drama also explores the landscape of the human soul and its capacity for loyalty and betrayal, themes masterfully culminated in the film's final scenes. Boris Plotnikov and Vladimir Gostyukhin star.

    Directed by:

  • Larisa Shepitko
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Testament
    rating:3.4

    Testament

    1983Runtime:0 minutes
    The Wetherly family copes with the news that nuclear bombs have been detonated across the country, and it's only a matter of time before one explodes near their own home. When it does, matriarch Carol tends to the newly orphaned children.

    Directed by:

  • Lynne Littman
  • 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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