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Foxfire
rating:3.3

Foxfire

1996Runtime:0 minutes
In this adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates's controversial novel, four high school girls' have their lives changed forever when a defiant, charismatic drifter (Angelina Jolie) unites them and inspires them to exact revenge on their sexually abusive biology teacher. The quintet then spirals toward anarchy as they abduct and blackmail the father of one of the girls -- an act they come to rue when they find themselves on the lam and battling for survival.

Directed by:

  • Annette Haywood Carter
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Grace of My Heart
    rating:3.3

    Grace of My Heart

    1996Runtime:0 minutes
    The daughter of a Philadelphia steel tycoon, Edna Buxton (Illeana Douglas) wants nothing more than to be a singer. She's thrilled when she wins a contract at a talent show and moves to New York City to record an album. But Edna soon finds her career -- and her relationships -- hitting one dead end after another. Matt Dillon and Eric Stoltz co-star in this poignant and intimate portrayal of the 1960s music scene.

    Directed by:

  • Allison Anders
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Compulsion
    rating:3.3

    Compulsion

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    When a desperate Anjika (Parminder Nagra) learns that her father (Vincent Ebrahim), a successful businessman, has arranged for her to marry a man (Sargon Yelda) she doesn't love, she turns to the family's chauffeur (Ray Winstone) and weighs an offer with life-changing consequences. This steamy drama originally aired on BBC television and was inspired by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley's 17th-century tragedy, "The Changeling."

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Harding
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Titus
    rating:3.3

    Titus

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Anthony Hopkins stars as a victorious Roman general who returns from battling the Goths with their queen (Jessica Lange) as his prisoner. But kidnapping is anathema to the Goths, and a devastating cycle of revenge is triggered. Director Julie Taymor takes Shakespeare's bloody classic &NFi;Titus Andronicus&NFi_; and puts it through a phantasmagoric time machine. Highly stylized and thought-provoking, Titus received an Oscar for its brilliant costume design.

    Directed by:

  • Julie Taymor
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Passenger Pigeons
    rating:3.3

    Passenger Pigeons

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Set in Eastern Kentucky, this introspective drama tells four interweaving stories of very different people affected by the death of one coal miner -- including Moses (Bryan Marshall), who returns to his childhood home to bury his estranged brother. Two coal company executives travel to the small Appalachian town on business, a young married couple contemplates their future, and an activist tries to raise awareness about the dangers of mining.

    Directed by:

  • Martha Stephens
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Group
    rating:3.3

    Group

    2002Runtime:0 minutes
    Group therapy sessions connect the lives of eight disparate women in Olympia, Wash. -- among them, a born-again Christian, a hypochondriac, a bigot and an amputee with an attitude problem -- who bare it all for the sake of sanity. The ensemble cast includes Carrie Brownstein (of rock group Sleater-Kinney fame), Kari Fillipi, S. Ann Hall, Vicki Hollenberg, Tracy Kirkpatrick, Nomy Lamm, Lola Rock 'n' Rolla, Tony Wilkerson and Ruby Martin.

    Directed by:

  • Marilyn Freeman
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Mr. Blue Sky
    rating:3.3

    Mr. Blue Sky

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Greg (Chaney Kley) and Bonnie (Mary Kate Schellhardt) have always been there for their childhood friend Andra (Ashley Wolfe), who endured merciless taunting because of her Down syndrome, yet still managed to thrive. But the trio's bonds are tested when both women develop feelings for Greg. Richard Karn ("Home Improvement") co-stars in this inspiring story of friendship and romance told within the framework of an unconventional love triangle.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Gurfield
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Danielle Steel's Mixed Blessings
    rating:3.3

    Danielle Steel's Mixed Blessings

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    In this made for-TV drama based on Danielle Steel's novel, the prospect of becoming parents proves daunting for three newly married couples, including Diana (Gabrielle Carteris) and Andy (Bruce Greenwood), who are having trouble conceiving. Meanwhile, Brad (James Naughton) and Pilar (Bess Armstrong) are in a race against a ticking biological clock, and Charlie (Scott Baio) is eager to be a father, but his wife (Alexandra Paul) is on the fence.

    Directed by:

  • Bethany Rooney
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Me and You and Everyone We Know
    rating:3.3

    Me and You and Everyone We Know

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Miranda July writes, directs and stars in this poignant drama about both the unique and oftentimes humorous nature of people's idiosyncrasies. At the center is eccentric Christine Jesperson (July), who seeks emotional connections in the modern world. Meanwhile, shoe salesman Richard (John Hawkes) copes with his recent separation while his teen son (Miles Thompson) experiences a sexual awakening. Carlie Westerman and Brad William Henke co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Miranda July
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    to.get.her
    rating:3.3

    to.get.her

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    Writer-director Erica Dunton delves into the mind of the modern teenage girl in this mysterious Sundance thriller about five friends (Jazzy De Lisser, Chelsea Logan, Adwoa Aboah, Jami Eaton and Audrey Speicher) who come together for an unsupervised evening of revelry gone awry. The night was conceived as a way to leave their cares behind. But in the wake of a fateful incident, they've got more to worry about than ever before.

    Directed by:

  • Erica Dunton
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    The Wedding Song
    rating:3.3

    The Wedding Song

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Muslim Nour (Olympe Borval) and Jewish Myriam (Lizzie Brochere) grew up in the same Tunisian neighborhood and remain best friends as young women in 1942. But when the Nazi occupation affects their lives in drastic ways, their friendship becomes deeply strained. Myriam, forced to pay huge fines for being Jewish, faces an arranged marriage to a wealthy man to save her family, while Nour's wedding is put on hold in this French drama.

    Directed by:

  • Karin Albou
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Helen
    rating:3.2

    Helen

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Ashley Judd stars as Helen, an adored wife, mother and successful music professor who also struggles to mask her debilitating depression until a breakdown lands her in the hospital. But this apparent setback offers Helen a new perspective on life and her condition in the form of Mathilda (Lauren Lee Smith), a fellow patient with whom Helen forms a potent bond. Sandra Nettelbeck directs this touching drama; Goran Visnjic and Alexia Fast co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Sandra Nettelbeck
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    The Man of My Life
    rating:3.2

    The Man of My Life

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    When Frédéric (Bernard Campan) and his family meet a gay man named Hugo (Charles Berling) while vacationing in the Provençal countryside, their lives are irrevocably changed, as the two men develop a strong yet unconventional friendship. Although Frédéric is happily married to his wife, Frédérique (Léa Drucker), his bond with Hugo challenges the strength of his marriage and ultimately inspires him to reevaluate his life.

    Directed by:

  • Zabou Breitman
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1
    rating:3.2

    Resurrection Blvd.: Season 1

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    This complex, critically acclaimed TV dramatic series focuses on the Santiagos, a strong, tight-knit Latino family living in contemporary East Los Angeles, who for generations has hoped to produce a boxing champion. While widowed patriarch Roberto Santiago (Tony Plana) training his middle son Carlos (Michael DeLorenzo) for the middleweight title, and family struggles to overcome the fate's hurdles, everyone's hopes and dreams hang in the balance.

    Directed by:

  • Jeremy Kagan
  • Sylvia Morales
  • John Behring
  • Norberto Barba
  • Reynaldo Villalobos
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    French Twist
    rating:3.2

    French Twist

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Laurent (Alain Chabat) thought he knew his wife, Loli (Victoria Abril), quite well. Chronically unfaithful, Laurent believes Loli is happy and will be hurt by news of his infidelities. But when a truck breaks down in front of their home and its owner, a female plumber (Josiane Balasko, who also directs), asks to use the phone, Laurent discovers that he and his wife have something in common: a sexual attraction to women.

    Directed by:

  • Josiane Balasko
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Love and Debate
    rating:3.2

    Love and Debate

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Attractive, smart as a whip and able to outfox any guy on the high school debate team, Miami native Jordan Landa (Gina Philips) has a scholarship to Harvard and the world in the palm of her hand -- or so it seems. In her new milieu, however, Jordan begins to flounder, flummoxed by bad relationships and the pressures of being a Jewish Latina in a male-dominated world. Sean Astin and Adam Rodriguez co-star in this coming-of-age drama.

    Directed by:

  • Jessica Kavana
  • rating:3.2 3.2 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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