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Comedy
Work It
rating:3.1

Work It

2011Runtime:0 minutes
Realizing that their job prospects are becoming increasingly few and a far between, out-of-work car salesmen Angel and Lee decide to dress up as women to land a pair of positions as pharmaceutical representatives.

Directed by:

  • Beth McCarthy-Miller
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Super Mario Bros.
    rating:3.2

    Super Mario Bros.

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    Brooklyn plumbers Mario (Bob Hoskins) and Luigi (John Leguizamo) are about to be shut down by a shady construction company, and when the firm's henchmen see that Luigi has fallen for a young student named Daisy (Samantha Mathis), they kidnap her -- and take her to another dimension. Vowing to track her down, the boys soon find themselves trapped in a bizarre parallel world ruled by a dinosaur-like despot named King Koopa (Dennis Hopper).

    Directed by:

  • Annabel Jankel
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Campus Confidential
    rating:3.5

    Campus Confidential

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Mad about the way that even teachers kowtow to the popular clique in her new school, feisty transfer student Violet and her pal Cornelia start up a gossip rag to bring the haughty group down a notch -- but soon get a lesson in humility themselves.

    Directed by:

  • Melanie Mayron
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
    rating:3.5

    To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    In this wacky comedy, three New York drag queens (Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze and John Leguizamo) on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows the local homophobic rednecks that appearing different doesn't mean they don't have humanity in common.

    Directed by:

  • Beeban Kidron
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Drama
    Stop-Loss
    rating:3.4

    Stop-Loss

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    After a tour in Iraq, decorated hero Sgt. Brandon King (Ryan Phillippe) returns home to his small Texas town and tries to readjust to civilian life. But when he's called up again as part of the military's controversial stop-loss program, he decides to go AWOL. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Channing Tatum play Brandon's war buddies, and Timothy Olyphant is his stern commanding officer in this poignant antiwar drama from director Kimberly Peirce.

    Directed by:

  • Kimberly Peirce
  • rating:3.4 3.4 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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    My Only U
    rating:3.1

    My Only U

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Knowing that his longtime crush, Winona (Toni Gonzaga), tested positive for a fatal disease finally gave Bong (Vhong Navarro) the courage to get closer to her. But when certain truths come to light about Winona's illness, it threatens to destroy their fledgling romance. Now, Bong isn't sure that he wants to love anyone. But can a determined Winona convince him that what they have between them is worth it?

    Directed by:

  • Cathy Garcia-Molina
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Under the Same Moon
    rating:4.0

    Under the Same Moon

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    In this tale illuminating the plight of illegal aliens, Kate del Castillo plays Rosario, a woman working illegally in the United States to provide a better life for her son Carlitos (Adrian Alonso), who remains at home in Mexico. Longing for his mother, Carlitos stows away on a van that's headed for the border. But an already treacherous journey becomes even more so when Carlitos is separated from his smugglers (Jesse Garcia and America Ferrera).

    Directed by:

  • Patricia Riggen
  • rating:4.0 4.0 Average Rating

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    Romance
    Something's Gotta Give
    rating:3.7

    Something's Gotta Give

    2003Runtime:0 minutes
    Sixty and still sexy, Harry (Jack Nicholson) is having the time of his life, wining, dining and bedding women half his age. When he agrees to go to the Hamptons with his girlfriend (Amanda Peet), plans go awry when her playwright mother, Erica (Diane Keaton), stops in unannounced. While the living arrangements are awkward at first, Harry soon discovers there's nothing wrong with -- and plenty good about -- acting your age.

    Directed by:

  • Nancy Meyers
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Maria Isabel
    rating:3.1

    Maria Isabel

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    This Spanish-language &NFi;telenovela&NFi_; follows the trials and tribulations of the beautiful Maria Isabel (Adela Noriega), a native Mexican woman who nobly agrees to raise her best friend's young daughter. After finding work in the home of wealthy widower Ricardo Mendiola (Fernando Carrillo), Maria Isabel secretly falls in love with him. But because of her &NFi;indio&NFi_; heritage, she holds her feelings back ...

    Directed by:

  • Miguel Corcega
  • Alejandro Frutos
  • Monica Miguel
  • Jesus Acuna Lee
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Catherine Cookson's The Glass Virgin
    rating:3.8

    Catherine Cookson's The Glass Virgin

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    When wealthy socialite Annabella Lagrange learns that her real mother is a madam at the local brothel, she flees the family estate with a childhood friend, and the two begin a new life in the working-class world.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Hellings
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Sleepless in Seattle
    rating:3.7

    Sleepless in Seattle

    1993Runtime:0 minutes
    Fate and a tenacious 8-year-old boy conspire to unite lovelorn widower Sam Baldwin and unhappily engaged journalist Annie Reed in this Oscar-nominated romantic comedy inspired by the 1957 classic An Affair to Remember.

    Directed by:

  • Nora Ephron
  • rating:3.7 3.7 Average Rating

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    Special Interest
    Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Teatro alla Scala
    rating:3.3

    Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Teatro alla Scala

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    Titania (Alessandra Ferri), Oberon (Roberto Bolle), Puck (Riccardo Massimi) and company find romance and adventure during one wild midsummer night in this sumptuous ballet staging of the Shakespeare classic, featuring music by Felix Mendelssohn and original choreography by George Balanchine. Israeli conductor Nir Kabaretti presides over the Corps de Ballet of the Teatro alla Scala in this glorious production.

    Directed by:

  • Tina Protasoni
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Lines
    rating:3.1

    Lines

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Legendary free rider Axel Pauporté captures 15 years of high-octane snowboarding action with this documentary, which follows the Absinthe team as they spend two months in Alaska on an "image quest." Interviews with some of the riders, including Shawn Farmer, Mike Ranquet, Matt Goodwill and Victoria Jealouse, shed light on the allure of the big mountains. Other riders featured are Jeremy Jones, Nicolas Müller, Tom Burt, Kurt Wastell and more.

    Directed by:

  • Flora Pauporte
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Chop Cut Rebuild: Mustang Mystique
    rating:3.2

    Chop Cut Rebuild: Mustang Mystique

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Witness the modern-day assembly of a 1967 Mustang using brand new parts, and learn the remarkable history behind this iconic roadster, including its closely guarded development process, groundbreaking debut and gradual evolution over the years. Full of interesting facts and entertaining stories, this automotive program also includes rare Mustang commercials and archival footage that dates back to the 1960s.

    Directed by:

  • Megan Waters
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    The Life and Death of Owen Hart
    rating:3.4

    The Life and Death of Owen Hart

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    This documentary profiles professional wrestler Owen Hart (younger brother of WWF star Bret Hart), whose life and career with the World Wrestling Federation were cut short via tragic means -- a fatal accident during a live pay-per-view stunt. While Owen was attempting to swing down from the rafters of a Kansas City arena, his safety harness failed, and he fell 75 feet to his death in front of masses of horrified fans.

    Directed by:

  • Sally Blake
  • 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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