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1.
Passengers (2008)
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A grief counselor working with a group of plane-crash survivors finds herself at the root of a mystery when her clients begin to disappear. (93 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo García
 
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Jim Thorpe -- All-American (1951)
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The triumph and tragedy of Native American Jim Thorpe, who, after winning both the pentathlon and decathlon in the same Olympics, is stripped of his medals on a technicality. (107 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
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Elegy (2008)
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Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher. (112 mins.)
Director: Isabel Coixet
 
4.
Here Comes the Boom (2012)
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A high school biology teacher looks to become a successful mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to prevent extra-curricular activities from being axed at his cash-strapped school. (105 mins.)
Director: Frank Coraci
 
5.
Premium Rush (2012)
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In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city. (91 mins.)
Director: David Koepp
 
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Awakenings (1990)
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The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them. (121 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
 
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The Intouchables (2011)
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After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. (112 mins.)
 
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Constitution USA (2013 Documentary)
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Director: Stephen Ives
 
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American Ride (2011 TV Series)
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This is a TV show about history as told by the Harley riding Stan Ellsworth, as he travels around the country on his bike. (22 mins.)
Director: Matthew Hodgson
 
10.
Sleepers (1996)
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After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized; over 10 years later, they get their chance for revenge. (147 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
11.
Across the Universe (2007)
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The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist. (133 mins.)
Director: Julie Taymor
 
12.
Love's Abiding Joy (2006)
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The continued Westward journey of settlers Missie and Willie Lahaye. Their roots now firmly planted as they set up homestead in the far West... (87 mins.)
 
13.
The Presidents' Gatekeepers (2013 Documentary)
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Featuring exclusive interviews with all 20 living White House chiefs of staff. Spanning 50 years and nine administrations, it is an unprecedented series that pulls back the curtain on the inner workings of the Oval Office. (170 mins.)
 
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The Trip to Bountiful (2014 TV Movie)
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Carrie Watts begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie, and pretentious daughter-in-law... (102 mins.)
Director: Michael Wilson
 
15.
Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
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When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he joins a forest fire and rescue unit to be trained as a firefighter, or else his air strip will be shut down. (83 mins.)
 
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Planes (2013)
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A cropdusting plane with a fear of heights lives his dream of competing in a famous around-the-world aerial race. (91 mins.)
Director: Klay Hall
 
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Courageous (2011)
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When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their lives. (129 mins.)
Director: Alex Kendrick
 
18.
Forgotten Battle of Fort Pillow and the Birth of the Ku Klux Klan (2000 Documentary)
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In 1864 Conferderate General Nathan Bedford Forrest gave orders to his all white army battalion to pursue... (83 mins.)
 
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Soul Food Junkies (2012)
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To many African Americans, soul food is sacrament, ritual, and a key expression of cultural identity. But does this traditional cuisine do more harm to health than it soothes the soul? (64 mins.)
Director: Byron Hurt
 
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Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show (2014 Documentary)
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A documentary that explores the world of U.S. television showrunners and the creative forces aligned around them. (90 mins.)
Director: Des Doyle
 
21.
Anonymous (2011)
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The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her. (130 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
 
22.
Zero Days (2016 Documentary)
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A documentary focused on Stuxnet, a piece of self-replicating computer malware that the U.S. and Israel unleashed to destroy a key part of an Iranian nuclear facility, and which ultimately spread beyond its intended target. (116 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
23.
The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story (2009 Documentary)
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A documentary about Robert B. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman -- aka The Sherman Brothers -- the Academy Award and Grammy-winning songwriters. (101 mins.)