Summer 2011

These are a list of movies that I have been watching since May 2011 up until now, in order from first to last watched. Most of these are rented or streamed from Netflix, but I am also including ones that I own and watched. I am also including movies that I only watched a wee bit of but couldn't stand any longer so I stopped watching. ;)
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1.
The King's Speech (2010)
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The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. (118 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ Netflix DVD. Simply AMAZING. I want to own this so badly and watch it over and over again. ” - Bookbutterflyangel
 
2.
La Bohème (1986 TV Movie)
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(120 mins.)
“ Netflix DVD. Watched this because my mom has always wanted to see it, and, even though the story itself isn't the greatest, the music was simply beautiful. ” - Bookbutterflyangel
 
3.
Tangled (2010)
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The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is. (100 mins.)
“ Netflix DVD. LOVE LOVE LOVE. I so want to own this one, too! It has some extra special meaning for me since I watched this the day before my eighteenth birthday--and Rapunzel turned eighteen in this movie! :) ” - Bookbutterflyangel
 
4.
Wishbone (1995 TV Series)
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An intelligent and witty dog imagines himself in the role of characters from classic books and gets involved in similar real-life adventures. (30 mins.)
 
5.
Mrs Brown (1997)
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Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown... (101 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
6.
August Rush (2007)
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A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents. (114 mins.)
 
7.
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
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Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror. (108 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
8.
Peter & the Wolf (2006 Short Film)
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An animated retelling set to Prokofiev's suite. Peter is a slight lad, solitary, locked out of the woods by his protective grandfather... (32 mins.)
Director: Suzie Templeton
 
9.
Sweet Land (2005)
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In 1920, Inge, a German national, travels from Norway to rural Minnesota for her arranged marriage to Olaf, a Norwegian farmer; bureaucracy and prejudice cause major complications. (110 mins.)
Director: Ali Selim
 
10.
Send Me No Flowers (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A hypochondriac believes he is dying, and makes plans for his wife which she discovers and misunderstands. (100 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
11.
Knight and Day (2010)
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A young woman gets mixed up with a disgraced spy who is trying to clear his name. (109 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
 
12.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)
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Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace where they meet up with Prince Caspian for a trip across the sea aboard the royal ship The Dawn Treader. Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, and a band of lost warriors before reaching the edge of the world. (113 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
 
13.
The Buccaneers (1995 Mini-Series)
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Four American girls go to England to find husbands. (212 mins.)
Director: Philip Saville
 
14.
How to Steal a Million (1966)
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Romantic comedy about a woman who must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries, and the man who helps her. (123 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
15.
Yogi Bear (2010)
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A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Ranger Smith. (80 mins.)
Director: Eric Brevig
 
16.
Angel (2007)
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The rise and fall of a young eccentric British writer, in the early 20th century. (113 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
17.
Working Girl (1988)
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When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job. (113 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
 
18.
Piccadilly Jim (2005)
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Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams. (97 mins.)
Director: John McKay
 
19.
My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (2010)
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Jesse meets Ethan, someone she could finally fall in love with, but then she meets Troy, and now she has a dilemma. (84 mins.)
Director: Daryn Tufts
 
20.
Indiscreet (1958)
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An actress who has given up on love meets a suave banker and begins a flirtation with him...even though he's already married. (100 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
21.
Ladies in Lavender (2004)
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Two sisters befriend a mysterious foreigner who washes up on the beach of their 1930's Cornish seaside village. (104 mins.)
Director: Charles Dance
 
22.
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
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A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him. (97 mins.)
 
23.
The Red Violin (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A perfect red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ending up at an auction where it may find a new owner. (130 mins.)
 
24.
How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process. (95 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
 
25.
Relative Values (2000)
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A man returns home with his bride-to-be, an actress, who turns out to be the sister of his family's maid. (87 mins.)
Director: Eric Styles
 
26.
Heartbreaker (2010)
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Alex and his sister run a business designed to break up relationships. They are hired by a rich man to break up the wedding of his daughter. The only problem is that they only have one week to do so. (105 mins.)
Director: Pascal Chaumeil
 
27.
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
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A senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members. (124 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
28.
A Bear Named Winnie (2004 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
It's 1914, the beginning of WWI. In White River, Ontario, en route to a training camp in Valcartier... (90 mins.)
 
29.
Morning Glory (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts. (107 mins.)
Director: Roger Michell
 
30.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the suspicious father of Lorelei's fiancé, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers. (91 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
31.
Mr. Bean (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Life is a difficult challenge for Mr Bean, who despite being a grown adult, has trouble completing even the simplest of tasks. Thankfully, his perseverance is usually rewarded, and he finds an ingenious way around the problem. (350 mins.)
 
32.
I Do (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
At 43, Luis is a confirmed bachelor, happy with one night stands, a success as a creator of perfumes... (90 mins.)
Director: Eric Lartigau
 
33.
Howards End (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman. (140 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
 
34.
The Baker (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A hit man has second thoughts about his career and seeks refuge from his boss by finding work as a baker in a rural Welsh village. (86 mins.)
Director: Gareth Lewis
 
35.
The Truth About Love (2005)
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As part of a drunken bet with her sister, a happily married woman sends an anonymous Valentine's card to her husband to see if he hides it... (100 mins.)
Director: John Hay
 
36.
Shall We Dance? (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons. (136 mins.)
Director: Masayuki Suo
 
37.
Letters to Juliet (2010)
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Sophie dreams of becoming a writer and travels to Verona, Italy where she meets the "Secretaries of Juliet". (105 mins.)
Director: Gary Winick
 
38.
Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After a rich Edwardian widow impulsively marries a handsome but poor Tuscan dentist and dies in childbirth, her English in-laws try to gain custody of the baby. (116 mins.)
 
39.
Picture Bride (1994)
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Riyo marries a man more than twice her age. She is devastated and labors in the sugar cane field. At the end she is able to love her husband. (94 mins.)
Director: Kayo Hatta
 
40.
When in Rome (2010)
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Beth is a young, ambitious New Yorker who is completely unlucky in love. However, on a whirlwind trip to Rome, she impulsively steals some coins from a reputed fountain of love, and is then aggressively pursued by a band of suitors. (91 mins.)
 
41.
The Tourist (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Revolves around Frank, an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. (103 mins.)
 
42.
Leap Year (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it. (100 mins.)
Director: Anand Tucker
 
43.
Beauty & the Briefcase (2010 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company. (83 mins.)
Director: Gil Junger
 
44.
Diary of a Bachelor (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A wealthy young woman about to marry a noted playboy comes across his diary, and as she reads it, she begins to discover that her intended husband isn't quite what he seems to be. (90 mins.)
Director: Sandy Howard
 
45.
The Green Hornet (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Following the death of his father, Britt Reid, heir to his father's large company, teams up with his late dad's assistant Kato to become a masked crime fighting team. (119 mins.)
Director: Michel Gondry
 
46.
Let's Make Love (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the beautiful star of the show, Amanda Dell. (119 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
47.
The Secret of Moonacre (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
When 13 year old Maria Merryweather's father dies, leaving her orphaned and homeless, she is forced... (103 mins.)
Director: Gabor Csupo
 
48.
One Night with the King (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The young Jewish girl, Hadassah, goes on to become the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, who saves... (123 mins.)
 
49.
Nine Months (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse. (103 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
50.
RED (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants. (111 mins.)
 
51.
Wild Target (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A hitman tries to retire but a beautiful thief may change his plans. (98 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Lynn
 
52.
Molière (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Imprisoned for debt, playwright Molière is rescued by an aristocrat who needs his help in order to seduce a young marquise. (120 mins.)
Director: Laurent Tirard
 
53.
You Again (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
When a young woman realizes her brother is about to marry the girl who bullied her in high school, she sets out to expose the fiancée's true colors. (105 mins.)
Director: Andy Fickman
 
54.
Hot Summer Days (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The whole city is burning up during the hottest summer on record. Tempers flare, irrational feelings erupt and the impossible becomes possible. And in every corner of the city, love explodes like fireworks. (93 mins.)
Director: Tony Chan, Wing Shya
 
55.
Salt (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. (100 mins.)
Director: Phillip Noyce
 
56.
From Prada to Nada (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A Latina spin on Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," where two spoiled sisters who have been left penniless after their father's sudden death are forced to move in with their estranged aunt in East Los Angeles. (107 mins.)
Director: Angel Gracia
 
57.
The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart. (106 mins.)
Director: George Nolfi
 
58.
My House in Umbria (2003 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An unlikely group of people find solace and friendship after being thrown together in the wake of a terrorist attack. (103 mins.)
 
59.
Pride and Prejudice (1995 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart. (327 mins.)
 
60.
Love Nest (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Two married New Yorkers purchase an old, run-down building full of colorful tenants. (84 mins.)
Director: Joseph Newman
 
61.
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England. (128 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
 
62.
An Education (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age. (100 mins.)
Director: Lone Scherfig
 
63.
War Bride (2001)
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WW2: In London, Lily marries a Canadian soldier who goes off to war. She and her newborn daughter are... (107 mins.)
Director: Lyndon Chubbuck
 
64.
Hereafter (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A drama centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways. (129 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
65.
En dag i oktober (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
This story, based on fact, is about the movement of Danish Jews out of Denmark to neutral Sweden in the 1940's... (97 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Madsen
 
66.
Unknown (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one, (not even his wife), believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is. (113 mins.)