Movies I've seen in August 2012

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1.
Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies (2012 Video)
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While the Civil War rages on, President Abraham Lincoln must undertake an even more daunting task - destroying the Confederate Undead. (96 mins.)
 
2.
Jack and Jill (2011)
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Family guy Jack Sadelstein prepares for the annual event he dreads: the Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister, the needy and passive-aggressive Jill, who then refuses to leave. (91 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
 
3.
4:44 Last Day on Earth (2011)
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A look at how a painter and a successful actor spend their last day together before the world comes to an end. (82 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferrara
 
4.
Another Happy Day (2011)
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A wedding at her parents' Annapolis estate hurls high-strung Lynn into the center of touchy family dynamics. (119 mins.)
Director: Sam Levinson
 
5.
Detention (2011)
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As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention. (93 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kahn
 
6.
Battleship (2012)
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A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals. (131 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
7.
The Shunning (2011 TV Movie)
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Beautiful Katie Lapp has always felt something missing in her simple Amish existence -- until a mysterious "Englisher" comes to Lancaster County looking for the baby girl she gave up for adoption 19 years ago. (88 mins.)
 
8.
Ceremony (2010)
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Two friends are off on a weekend outing. Marshall thinks the trip is to re-establish their friendship, but Sam has ulterior motives in mind as he crashes the wedding of a woman he still loves. (89 mins.)
Director: Max Winkler
 
9.
Senseless (1998)
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A student gets his senses enhanced by an experimental drug. But abuse is not an option. (93 mins.)
 
10.
The Blob (1988)
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A strange lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows. (95 mins.)
Director: Chuck Russell
 
11.
Top Gear (2002 TV Series)
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The hosts talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all. (60 mins.)
 
12.
Swerve (2011)
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Colin happens upon a road accident where he finds a dead man, a beautiful woman, and a suitcase full of money. After trying to do the right thing he soon finds himself caught up in a dangerous scheme. (86 mins.)
Director: Craig Lahiff
 
13.
Manhunter (1986)
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Former FBI profiler Will Graham returns to service to pursue a deranged serial murderer named "the Tooth Fairy" by the media. (119 mins.)
Director: Michael Mann
 
14.
The Dictator (2012)
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The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed. (83 mins.)
Director: Larry Charles
 
15.
Misery (1990)
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After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse. (107 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
16.
Strippers vs Werewolves (2012)
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When werewolf chief Jack Ferris is accidentally killed in a strip club the girls who work there have until the next full moon before his bloodthirsty wolfpack seek murderous retribution (93 mins.)
 
17.
Bel Ami (2012)
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A chronicle of a young man's rise to power in Paris via his manipulation of the city's wealthiest and most influential women. (102 mins.)
 
18.
Love My Life (2006)
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Ichiko and Eri are two beautiful Japanese Uni students who are in a lesbian relationship. Ichiko comes... (96 mins.)
Director: Kôji Kawano
 
19.
Get Real (1998)
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A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love. (108 mins.)
Director: Simon Shore
 
20.
Nobel's Last Will (2012)
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At the Nobel Banquet reporter Annika Bengtzon is witness to the attempted murder of a nobel laureate and murder of a scientist... (90 mins.)
Director: Peter Flinth
 
21.
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012 Video)
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As the recording of a TV show has come to an end, a popular television presenter, Michelle Carlsson...
 
22.
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Studio Sex (2012 Video)
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The corpse of a young woman is found in a public park. Annika Bengtzon, a criminal reporter at the tabloid Kvällspressen... (89 mins.)
 
23.
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012 Video)
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A female reporter stuggles to solve various crimes while dealing with her complicated relationship with the father of her children
 
24.
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Lifetime (2012 Video)
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A policeman is found dead in his bed. His son Alexander is missing. The police and Annika Bengtzon a crime reporter try to solve the murder and find the missing child simultaneously.
Director: Ulf Kvensler
 
25.
A Place in the Sun (2012 Video)
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A Swedish family is found murdered in their home in Costa del Sol in southern Spain - all except the 16-year-old daughter, who has disappeared without a trace. Is it a burglary gone wrong?
Director: Peter Flinth
 
26.
Over the Edge (2012)
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Just as computer developer David and his girlfriend Freja arrive at their newly bought country house... (99 mins.)
 
27.
Red Faction: Origins (2011 TV Movie)
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On a Mars colony in the year 2145, an officer in a rebel militia discovers that his sister, who was abducted a dozen years before, is still alive and has been raised as a soldier whose goal is to bring about the destruction of her brother's faction. (88 mins.)
Director: Michael Nankin
 
28.
Wishful Drinking (2010 Documentary)
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Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher tells her raw and intoxicating true story in this documentary based on her hit stage production... (77 mins.)
 
29.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
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Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. (88 mins.)
 
30.
You and I (2011)
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Two teenage girls, Janie who is American and Lana who is Russian, fall in love after meeting at a t.A.T.u concert and are swept into a dangerous world of obsession, drug abuse and murder. (100 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
31.
Exit (2006)
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There is a thin line between money and loyalty. Thomas Skepphult runs an investment company, and is... (100 mins.)
Director: Peter Lindmark
 
32.
The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
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One year after meeting, Tom proposes to his girlfriend, Violet, but unexpected events keep tripping them up as they look to walk down the aisle together. (124 mins.)
 
33.
She Wants Me (2012)
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A neurotic writer working on his new film gets into a tricky situation when an A-list actress shows interest in the role intended for his girlfriend. (85 mins.)
Director: Rob Margolies
 
34.
Sweet Karma (2009)
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A mute Russian girl infiltrates Toronto's underground sex trade to avenge the death of her sister. (85 mins.)
 
35.
The Hunger Games (2012)
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Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised competition in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to fight to the death. (142 mins.)
Director: Gary Ross
 
36.
Casa de mi Padre (2012)
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Scheming on a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord. (84 mins.)
Director: Matt Piedmont
 
37.
Bernie (2011)
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In small-town Texas, an affable mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when she starts to become controlling, he goes to great lengths to separate himself from her grasp. (99 mins.)
 
38.
Varg Veum - Kalde hjerter (2012)
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While investigating a case of disappeared sisters, Varg Veum is about to become a father. He realizes... (90 mins.)
 
39.
You May Not Kiss the Bride (2011)
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An unassuming pet photographer is thrown into serious action, adventure and romance when he's forced to marry a Croatian bride and spend his honeymoon at a remote tropical resort where she is kidnapped. (99 mins.)
Director: Rob Hedden
 
40.
Jay and Silent Bob Get Old: Tea Bagging in the UK (2012 TV Movie)
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Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith take their podcast, "Jay & Silent Bob Get Old" across the pond. (240 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith