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Action & Adventure
Point Break
rating:3.6

Point Break

1991Runtime:0 minutes
To nab the culprits behind a string of bank heists, brash young G-man Johnny Utah (Keanu Reeves) poses as a wave rider to infiltrate a group of surfers who may have pulled off the robberies in this high-speed cult favorite. But after gaining the trust of the gang's charismatic leader (Patrick Swayze), Utah gets swept up in their heady lifestyle -- and is soon forced to decide where his loyalties lie. Gary Busey plays Utah's testy partner.

Directed by:

  • Kathryn Bigelow
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Wonder Woman
    rating:3.8

    Wonder Woman

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    It's up to fierce, headstrong Amazon princess Diana (voiced by Keri Russell) to use her unique powers to save her people -- by becoming the one and only Wonder Woman. She's out to stop Greek god Ares (Alfred Molina), who is plotting to use an ancient artifact called the Hand of Rage to decimate the human race, starting with the Amazons. This animated tale features the voices of Nathan Fillion, Rosario Dawson, Jason Miller and Oliver Platt.

    Directed by:

  • Lauren Montgomery
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Doctor Who: Snakedance
    rating:3.5

    Doctor Who: Snakedance

    1983Runtime:0 minutes
    When his companion Tegan (Janet Fielding) begins exhibiting signs of possession by the Mara upon the TARDIS's arrival on Manussa, the Doctor (Peter Davison) must take her and Nyssa (Sarah Sutton) to find the cave mouth that's shaped like a snake that she keeps seeing in her nightmares. But when Tegan runs off under mind control, it's up to the Doctor to make sure that the Mara can't find the means for a physical return.

    Directed by:

  • Fiona Cumming
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
    rating:4.0

    Superman/Batman: Apocalypse

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Endowed with powers equal to Superman's, Supergirl splashes down on Earth in the midst of a hail of Kryptonite. No sooner has she landed than the problems begin for the Caped Crusader, who must rescue her when Darkseid nabs her. To thwart Darkseid's plans to make Supergirl one of his Female Furies, Batman must join forces with Superman to confront the powerful enemies Darkseid has assembled around his control center in Apokolips.

    Directed by:

  • Lauren Montgomery
  • rating:4.0 4.0 Average Rating

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    Television
    Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction: Season 1
    rating:3.8

    Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction: Season 1

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Actor James Brolin hosts this anthology TV series that challenges viewers to determine whether the stories presented are true or false. Largely centered on supernatural occurrences, episodes each consist of five logic-defying tales -- some based on real-life experiences and some completely imagined for the show. Strange stories include that of a boy who disappears in a closet and the tale of a dog that returns from the dead.

    Directed by:

  • Alison MacLean
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    What Are Dreams?: Nova
    rating:3.6

    What Are Dreams?: Nova

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    The stuff of dreams -- not just the content, but the circuitry and neurological coding, too -- is the subject of this penetrating "Nova" inquiry into the most mystifying of human activities. Researchers are taking a variety of investigative tacks, from "eavesdropping" on sleeping rats to methodical studies of thousands of dreams, in an effort to fill in the blanks of understanding. Their findings give tantalizing glimpses of the mind at rest.

    Directed by:

  • Charles Colville
  • Sarah Holt
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    The Conquerors
    rating:3.2

    The Conquerors

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    Former U.S. Marine Capt. Dale Dye is your host on a long walk through time in this History Channel series, presenting a documentary tour de force on the world's greatest battles and the fearless men who fought them -- from King David and El Cid to Napoleon and Julius Caesar. Moving through history, the film also chronicles the developments in man-made technology that made the conquering of foreign lands ever easier to achieve.

    Directed by:

  • Scott Billups
  • Sonya Gay Bourn
  • Andrew Nock
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Star Trek: Voyager: Season 1
    rating:3.1

    Star Trek: Voyager: Season 1

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    The wildly successful Star Trek franchise continues as Capt. Kathryn Janeway and the crew of the &NFi;U.S.S. Voyager&NFi_; follow a Maquis ship into the Badlands, and one species-saving decision later, find themselves in the Delta Quadrant, 70,000 light years away from the Alpha Quadrant, the Federation, and home. The two ships must join together to make it back, facing treacherous battles from the outside world -- and from within.

    Directed by:

  • Winrich Kolbe
  • Kim Friedman
  • David Livingston
  • Les Landau
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Horror
    The Moth Diaries
    rating:3.2

    The Moth Diaries

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    College senior Rebecca's world is upended when her best friend Lucy befriends new girl Ernessa, who Rebecca suspects is a vampire. Is she haunted by the school's gothic past, in shock from her father's suicide, or just jealous? Or could she be right?

    Directed by:

  • Mary Harron
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Sherlock Holmes
    rating:3.1

    Sherlock Holmes

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Not to be confused with the Robert Downey Jr. blockbuster, as a mob of monsters invades London, Dr. Watson believes that the creatures exist but Holmes suspects that Spring-Heeled Jack is responsible in this low-budget take on the classic character.

    Directed by:

  • Rachel Goldenberg
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Temptation
    rating:3.2

    Temptation

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    When Isabel (Caroline Haines) is brutally attacked by a serial rapist on her way home from a night out with friends, a female vampire named Aurelie (Rachel Waters) swoops in to save her with a drop of blood that turns her from death to immortal life. But Isabel then has only two days to decide whether she wants to live her newly resurrected life as a vampire. Catherine Taylor directs; Laura Evans and Damian Morter co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Taylor
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Blood & Chocolate
    rating:3.3

    Blood & Chocolate

    2007Runtime:0 minutes
    After moving from America to Bucharest, Romania, a teenage werewolf finds herself torn between loyalty and love when she falls for a human and incurs the ire of the pack leader -- who's planning to make her his mate.

    Directed by:

  • Katja von Garnier
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Sci-Fi & Fantasy
    Halloweentown / Halloweentown 2: Double Feature
    rating:3.3

    Halloweentown / Halloweentown 2: Double Feature

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    There's more adventure than you can shake a broomstick at in this Disney Channel double feature. Young Marnie's (Kimberly J. Brown) learning to deal with the magical powers she's inherited from her grandmother, Aggie (Debbie Reynolds), who happens to be a witch. In Halloweentown, Marnie discovers a secret portal and to an enchanted place where ghosts live apart from the human world. In Halloweentown II, Marnie has to stop the evil warlock Kalabar.

    Directed by:

  • Duwayne Dunham
  • Mary Lambert
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Twilight
    rating:3.6

    Twilight

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    When Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated cautions, Bella can't help but fall in love with him, a fatal move that endangers her own life when a coven of bloodsuckers try to challenge the Cullen clan.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Hardwicke
  • rating:3.6 3.6 Average Rating

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    Aquamarine
    rating:3.4

    Aquamarine

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Two 12-year-olds (Emma Roberts and pop singer JoJo) get more than they bargained for when they discover sassy mermaid Aquamarine (Sara Paxton) lolling at the bottom of their beach club's pool, having come ashore to search for true love. Before you can say "fish out of water," the finned beauty develops a crush on a boy who works at the club and recruits the girls to help her capture his heart in this family comedy directed by Elizabeth Allen.

    Directed by:

  • Elizabeth Allen
  • rating:3.4 3.4 Average Rating

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    Orlando
    rating:3.3

    Orlando

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    Director Sally Potter adapts Virginia Woolf's 1928 allegorical novel about a woman who lives for 400 years -- the first half as a man -- in this surrealist study of sex and gender roles throughout the ages. The transition from man to woman and from the 16th to the 20th century is realized by Tilda Swinton's breakthrough performance and the film's Oscar-nominated costumes and art direction. Quentin Crisp plays Queen Elizabeth I.

    Directed by:

  • Sally Potter
  • rating:3.3 3.3 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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