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Anime & Animation
Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights
rating:3.5

Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights

1994Runtime:0 minutes
Spineless sleuth Scooby-Doo and his pal Shaggy wind up in the midst of a trio of Middle Eastern tales based on The Arabian Nights, which also feature some of your favorite animated Hanna-Barbera stars. Yogi Bear and Boo Boo find a magic lamp in "Alliyah-Din and His Magic Lamp," Magilla Gorilla stars in a new take on "Sinbad," and Shaggy and Scooby give up their mystery solving to become storytellers for a cantankerous caliph in "Scheherezade."

Directed by:

  • Jun Falkenstein
  • Joanna Romersa
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Shrek (Full-screen)
    rating:4.2

    Shrek (Full-screen)

    2001Runtime:0 minutes
    It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek (Mike Myers). On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess (Cameron Diaz) from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey (Eddie Murphy). This is the full-screen version of the film and includes a featurette, character interviews and more.

    Directed by:

  • Andrew Adamson
  • Vicky Jenson
  • rating:4.2 4.2 Average Rating

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    Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
    rating:3.8

    Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    This popular anime series is set in 2015, 15 years after what's believed to be a meteorite struck Antarctica, wiping out half of Earth's population and leaving the rest to contend with rising sea levels and a strange alien race known as the Angels. Now, the conflict between humanity and the Angels comes to a head in the mind-blowing conclusion to the saga from acclaimed Japanese director Hideaki Anno.

    Directed by:

  • Hideaki Anno
  • Amanda Winn Lee
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Maria Holic: The Complete Series
    rating:4.3

    Maria Holic: The Complete Series

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    Teenage boarding school student Kanako prefers girls to boys, especially since the mere thought of the opposite sex can give her a skin rash. So what's she to do when Mariya, the girl of her dreams, turns out to be a meanspirited cross-dressing boy? The quest for true love takes surprising twists and turns as Kanako peruses her school's selection of cute girls in this anime series based on the popular manga.

    Directed by:

  • Marina Inoue
  • rating:4.3 4.3 Average Rating

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    Comedy
    Malcolm in the Middle: Season 6
    rating:3.1

    Malcolm in the Middle: Season 6

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    It's a good thing that school is a snap for whiz kid Malcolm (Frankie Muniz) -- because he'll need all his mental powers to come out on top in the Wilkerson clan, who would stymie even the best of professional counselors. In the Emmy-winning sitcom's sixth season, the family faces hard times when Hal (Bryan Cranston) loses his job. Later, Dewey (Erik Per Sullivan) tries his hand at writing opera, and Lois (Jane Kaczmarek) enters a beauty pageant.

    Directed by:

  • Todd Holland
  • Arlene Sanford
  • Ken Kwapis
  • Chris Koch
  • Nick Marck
  • Jeff Melman
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    The Best of Designing Women
    rating:3.5

    The Best of Designing Women

    1986Runtime:0 minutes
    The brilliance of this classic comedy series made its mark from 1986 to 1993, and with this program, fans can catch its best episodes featuring Julia Sugarbaker (Dixie Carter), her sister, Suzanne (Delta Burke), Mary Jo (Annie Potts), Charlene (Jean Smart) and Anthony (Meshach Taylor). Included are "Pilot," "Killing All the Right People," "Reservations for Eight," "Big Haas and Little Falsie" and "They Shoot Fat Women, Don't They?"

    Directed by:

  • Ellen Falcon
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Once Upon a Mattress
    rating:3.2

    Once Upon a Mattress

    2005Runtime:0 minutes
    When she advertises for a princess to marry her romantically challenged son, Queen Aggravain never expects to get an applicant like Princess "Fred," a girl who swears she's shy -- and is clearly anything but.

    Directed by:

  • Kathleen Marshall
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Everybody's Famous
    rating:3.1

    Everybody's Famous

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Factory worker Jean Vereecken (Josse De Pauw) dreams that his chubby daughter, Marva (Eva van der Gucht), will become a star, even after she performs disastrously in a local singing competition. One day, Jean seizes a golden opportunity, kidnapping pop diva Debbie (Thekla Reuten) and demanding that her manager give Marva a shot at stardom. Dominique Deruddere directs this upbeat comedy, which received an Oscar nod for Best Foreign Language Film.

    Directed by:

  • Dominique Deruddere
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Television
    Vampire Secrets
    rating:3.3

    Vampire Secrets

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Learn the terrifying truth about vampires in this historical study that explains the cultural impact of Bram Stoker's classic novel Dracula, traces the origin of common superstitions and reveals the connection between several ancient vampire myths.

    Directed by:

  • Diana Zaslaw
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Good Luck Charlie: It's Christmas
    rating:4.1

    Good Luck Charlie: It's Christmas

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    It's a holiday adventure the Duncans won't soon forget as Teddy and Amy get separated from the family upon their flight to Palm Springs -- and soon learn that the next flight isn't scheduled until after Christmas.

    Directed by:

  • Arlene Sanford
  • rating:4.1 4.1 Average Rating

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    Chuggington: The Chugger Championship
    rating:3.1

    Chuggington: The Chugger Championship

    2011Runtime:0 minutes
    This animated train spectacular introduces young viewers to a gallery of friendly locomotives and the exciting race to be staged in Chuggington. Puffer Pete, Jetpack Wilson and Brewster are some of the chuggers on hand for games, music and lessons.

    Directed by:

  • Sarah Ball
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Life Begins: Series 1
    rating:3.3

    Life Begins: Series 1

    2004Runtime:0 minutes
    Life is good for Maggie Mee (Caroline Quentin) -- until her husband abruptly dumps her for a younger woman, leaving her with no job, no money and two kids. Suddenly, she's thrust back into the workforce and the dating scene in this British comedy series. And though she struggles to get back on her feet, Maggie soon finds that she's having more fun starting her life over than she ever had as a dull, married woman.

    Directed by:

  • Catherine Morshead
  • rating:3.3 3.3 Average Rating

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    Faith & Spirituality
    Sunday School Musical
    rating:3.2

    Sunday School Musical

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    When financial woes threaten their church's future, a group of teens, led by one talented performer, enters a song and dance competition in hopes of winning a heavenly cash prize. Starring Candise Lakota as Savannah, this heartwarming and energetic Christian spin on the tremendously popular High School Musical franchise features 21 songs, including seven originals by composer Don Raymond. Rachel Goldenberg directs.

    Directed by:

  • Rachel Goldenberg
  • rating:3.2 3.2 Average Rating

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    Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh
    rating:3.5

    Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Joan Allen narrates this riveting portrait of Hungarian poet Hannah Senesh, a remarkable woman who risked her own life to parachute behind enemy lines -- enduring capture, torture and, ultimately, death -- to rescue Jews from Nazi persecution. Ahead of her time and on a mission of incredible odds, Senesh ultimately became a martyr in Israel, evoking the spirit of warrior-heroine Joan of Arc and earning the gratitude of those she saved.

    Directed by:

  • Roberta Grossman
  • rating:3.5 3.5 Average Rating

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    Hidden Heroes
    rating:3.1

    Hidden Heroes

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    Through narratives, period film and still photographs, this compelling documentary chronicles the harrowing stories of Dutch Jews who were persecuted and methodically isolated at the hands of the Nazis. The subjects -- all children during World War II -- recount their resonating tales of terror and subsequent deliverance thanks to the brave Dutch souls of the resistance, who saw the fallacy in Adolf Hitler's extermination plan.

    Directed by:

  • Karen Pascal
  • rating:3.1 3.1 Average Rating

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    Heaven Ain't Hard to Find
    rating:3.6

    Heaven Ain't Hard to Find

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    Clifton Powell, Kym Whitley, Andre Pitre and Tasha Taylor co-star in this inspiring tale about a close-knit black community that rallies to restore a crumbling Baptist church that's haunted by the spirits of three sisters. But while the friendly ghosts have hung around to ensure that the once-glorious church rises again, a greedy land developer is ready to tear it down so he can pounce on the property.

    Directed by:

  • Neema Barnette
  • rating:3.6 3.6 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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