Films set in Georgia

Here's a list of films that are at least partially set in Georgia.
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1.
Gone with the Wind (1939)
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A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods. (238 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
2.
Deliverance (1972)
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Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country. (109 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
3.
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
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A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know. (130 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
 
4.
Squirm (1976)
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A storm causes some power lines to break and touch the ground, drawing millions of man-eating worms out of the earth, and into town where they quickly start munching on the locals. (92 mins.)
Director: Jeff Lieberman
 
5.
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
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An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years. (99 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
 
6.
The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
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A partially idealized film of the controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech for all people. (129 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
7.
Undertow (2004)
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Following the death of his wife Audrey, John Munn moves with his two sons, mid-teen Chris Munn and adolescent Tim Munn... (108 mins.)
 
8.
Andersonville (1996 TV Movie)
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The story of the most notorious Confederate prisoner of war camp in the American Civil War. (167 mins.)
 
9.
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
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A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends. (155 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
10.
Joyful Noise (2012)
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G.G. Sparrow faces off with her choir's newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, over the group's direction as they head into a national competition. (118 mins.)
Director: Todd Graff
 
11.
Riverbend (1989)
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A black major (Steve James) and his men are on the run from a rigged court martial and hide out in a... (106 mins.)
Director: Sam Firstenberg
 
12.
Idlewild (2006)
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A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster... (121 mins.)
Director: Bryan Barber
 
13.
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)
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Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him. (92 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
14.
Summer of My German Soldier (1978 TV Movie)
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A young American girl meets a German prisoner of war. (100 mins.)
Director: Michael Tuchner
 
15.
Facing the Giants (2006)
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A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results. (111 mins.)
Director: Alex Kendrick
 
16.
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
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A couple's seemingly solid marriage begins to crumble when the wife discovers that her husband intends to divorce her. (116 mins.)
Director: Darren Grant
 
17.
Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
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Mischievous grandma Madea lands in jail, where she meets a variety of mixed-up characters. (103 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
18.
Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
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While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces. (107 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
19.
Madea's Witness Protection (2012)
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A Wall Street investment banker who has been set up as the linchpin of his company's mob-backed Ponzi scheme is relocated with his family to Aunt Madea's southern home. (114 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
20.
Killing Season (2013)
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Two veterans of the Bosnian War - one American, one Serbian - find their unlikely friendship tested when one of them reveals their true intentions. (91 mins.)
 
21.
The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (1981)
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A small town stud wants to go to Nashville and be a big country star. His ambitious kid sister works as his manager. When they cross paths with a small town sheriff, their dream comes in jeopardy. (112 mins.)
 
22.
Song of the South (1946)
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The kindly story-teller Uncle Remus tells a young boy stories about trickster Br'er Rabbit, who outwits Br'er Fox and slow-witted Br'er Bear. (94 mins.)
 
23.
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968)
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When deaf mute Singer moves to a small city to be near his only friend confined in a hospital, he grows attached to his landlady's sensitive 16-year-old daughter. (123 mins.)
 
24.
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1983)
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Popular singer, Hun, falls in love with Oh Su-mi. She is extremely jealous of other women and demands that Hun give up singing so she can have him for herself. (108 mins.)
Director: Won-se Lee
 
25.
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
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The story of Frank Abagnale Jr., before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and legal prosecutor as a seasoned and dedicated FBI agent pursues him. (141 mins.)
 
26.
Dutch (1991)
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To get to know his girlfriend's son, a working-class good guy volunteers to pick him up from a prep school - only to learn that her son isn't the nicest kid. (107 mins.)
Director: Peter Faiman
 
27.
The Neon Bible (1995)
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While on a train, a teenage boy thinks about his life and the flamboyant aunt whose friendship acted as an emotional shield from his troubled family... (91 mins.)
Director: Terence Davies
 
28.
The Atlanta Child Murders (1985 Mini-Series)
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The city of Atlanta, Georgia, is terrorized by a rash of child murders occurring in its black community... (245 mins.)
Director: John Erman
 
29.
The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
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Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke, and their uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane. (104 mins.)
 
30.
Rambling Rose (1991)
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A young woman who exudes sexuality battles temptation. (112 mins.)
Director: Martha Coolidge
 
31.
Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000 TV Movie)
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In the early 1980s, there was someone killing the children of Atlanta. Eventually a single man was caught... (105 mins.)
 
32.
The Gift (2000)
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A woman with extrasensory perception is asked to help find a young woman who has disappeared. (112 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
 
33.
Daddy's Little Girls (2007)
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A mechanic (Elba) enlists the help of a successful-but-lonely attorney (Union) while trying to wrest... (100 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
34.
The Family That Preys (2008)
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Two families from different walks of life learn to work together. (111 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
35.
Randy and the Mob (2007)
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A good ol' boy (McKinnon) gets into trouble with some mobsters, and then must seek assistance from his estranged, identical twin gay brother. (91 mins.)
Director: Ray McKinnon
 
36.
Love Crimes (1992)
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A tough female district attorney is investigating a man who picks out women from public places by posing as a famous photographer... (90 mins.)
Director: Lizzie Borden
 
37.
Fireproof (2008)
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In an attempt to save his marriage, a firefighter uses a 40-day experiment known as "The Love Dare". (122 mins.)
Director: Alex Kendrick
 
38.
Swamp Water (1941)
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A hunter happens upon a fugitive and his daughter living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the... (88 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
39.
Lure of the Wilderness (1952)
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In a Georgia swamp, a young hunter stumbles upon a wanted fugitive and his daughter, and helps them return to civilization. (93 mins.)
Director: Jean Negulesco
 
40.
I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (1951)
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The simple told story, based on Corra Harris' biographical book, of a Methodist minister, called to a north-Georgia mountain-community in 1910 who... (88 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
41.
Glory (1989)
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Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates. (122 mins.)
Director: Edward Zwick
 
42.
The Last Song (2010)
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A rebellious girl is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect. (107 mins.)
 
43.
Footloose (2011)
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City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace. (113 mins.)
Director: Craig Brewer
 
44.
Good Deeds (2012)
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Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building. (110 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
45.
Sherman's March (1985 Documentary)
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Ross McElwee sets out to make a documentary about the lingering effects of General Sherman's march of... (157 mins.)
Director: Ross McElwee
 
46.
Sherman's March (2007 Documentary)
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This documentary chronicles General William Tecumseh Sherman's fabled "March to the Sea" through Georgia and the Carolinas, utilizing state of the art production techniques including CGI, special effects and historical re-creations.
Director: Rick King
 
47.
Sherman's March (2000 TV Movie)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Scott Winant
 
48.
The Muppet Movie (1979)
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Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog-legs merchant is after Kermit. (95 mins.)
Director: James Frawley
 
49.
Sudie and Simpson (1990 TV Movie)
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Sudie and Simpson - Louis Gossett Jr. Stars in this film based on Sarah Flanigan Carter's autobiographical... (95 mins.)
Director: Joan Tewkesbury
 
50.
Dance of the Dead (2008)
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On the night of the big High-School Prom, the dead rise to eat the living, and the only people who can stop them are the losers who couldn't get dates to the dance. (87 mins.)
Director: Gregg Bishop
 
51.
Warm Springs (2005 TV Movie)
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The stirring true story of Franklin D. Roosevelt's battle with polio in 1921. (121 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
52.
Murder in Coweta County (1983 TV Movie)
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In 1948, in rural Georgia, Coweta County is watched over by its legendary, indomitable Sheriff Lamar Potts (Johnny Cash)... (100 mins.)
Director: Gary Nelson
 
53.
Wise Blood (1979)
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A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his own church. (106 mins.)
Director: Jhon Huston
 
54.
Wanderlust (2012)
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Rattled by sudden unemployment, a Manhattan couple surveys alternative living options, ultimately deciding to experiment with living on a rural commune where free love rules. (98 mins.)
Director: David Wain
 
55.
Cyborg (1989)
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A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future. (86 mins.)
Director: Albert Pyun
 
56.
Mind and Iron (2008 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
The story of a lonely man and his quest to build a family for himself to replace the one that he lost. (14 mins.)
Director: Molly Coffee
 
57.
I Am the Bluebird (2009 Short Film)
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The story of a young man's struggle to uncover the truth surrounding an illegal medical operation that was performed on him by his own father. (30 mins.)
Director: Thomas Verrette
 
58.
The Coca-Cola Kid (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration... (98 mins.)
Director: Dusan Makavejev
 
59.
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1991)
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A tangled triangle. In the rural South of the early 20th century, Miss Amelia is the town eccentric... (101 mins.)
Director: Simon Callow
 
60.
Drumline (2002)
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A band director recruits a Harlem street drummer to play at a Southern university. (118 mins.)
 
61.
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
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The big screen adaptation of Perry's stage play about the trials of marriage, and what happens to one family when a sexy young temptress arrives on the scene. (113 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
62.
Road Trip: Beer Pong (2009 Video)
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Three college roommates join a bus full of gorgeous models and travel the country to compete in a National Beer Pong Championship. With a busload of attractive women who knows how much fun they could have? (95 mins.)
Director: Steve Rash
 
63.
Meet Wally Sparks (1997)
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Wally Sparks is a tabloid television show reporter, who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the Governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal. (105 mins.)
Director: Peter Baldwin
 
64.
Three Can Play That Game (2007)
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Shante Smith is a relationship expert who uses her knowledge of the male psyche to help women get what they want. (90 mins.)
Director: Mody Mod
 
65.
Southern Belles (2005)
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Bell and Belle want to break out of their trailer park lives and get up and out to the "Big City" of Atlanta. Just when they think they are on their way to getting a nest egg Bell falls for a handsome police officer named Rhett Butler. (90 mins.)
 
66.
Terminus (2008)
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An aspiring Musician, Joe, moves back to his hometown, Atlanta, where he meets Cinderella, his eccentric but engaged-to-be-married next door neighbor. (91 mins.)
Director: Jack Mayer
 
67.
Ray (2004)
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The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s. (152 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
 
68.
ATL (2006)
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As four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives. The dramas unfold and resolve at their local rollerskating rink, Cascade. (105 mins.)
Director: Chris Robinson
 
69.
American Blackout (2006 Documentary)
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A look at the career of U.S. Representative Cynthia McKinney from Georgia and the historical suppression of black voters in the United States. (92 mins.)
Director: Ian Inaba
 
70.
Good Hair (2009 Documentary)
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Chris Rock explores the wonders of African-American hairstyles. (96 mins.)
Director: Jeff Stilson
 
71.
My Super Psycho Sweet 16 (2009 TV Movie)
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A spoiled teen's birthday bash turns killer after she convinces her parents to re-open a roller skating rink where murders took place. (84 mins.)
Director: Jacob Gentry
 
72.
Slaughter (2009)
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A young woman looks to escape her abusive life by moving to a friend's farm near Atlanta. Unfortunately, she learns her place of supposed comfort offers more terrifying forms of abuse. (96 mins.)
 
73.
Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
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Giovanni Lambardo Radice and John Saxon are Vietman vets that bring back contagious virus that turn people into cannibals when bitten. (96 mins.)
 
74.
Cape Fear (1991)
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A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him. (128 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
75.
The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
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A down-and-out golfer attempts to recover his game and his life with help from a mystical caddy. (126 mins.)
Director: Robert Redford
 
76.
The Gingerbread Man (1998)
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Lawyer Rick Magruder has a one-night-stand affair with caterer Mallory Doss. He becomes hooked on her... (114 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
77.
Meeting Daddy (2000)
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An aspiring writer from New York visits his girlfriend's eccentric family in Georgia. (96 mins.)
Director: Peter Gould
 
78.
Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (2007 Documentary)
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A chronicle of the former president's tour recent for his book "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid." (125 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
79.
The Street Cleaner (2007 Short Film)
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Prostitutes are disappearing from Savannah, Georgia's Historic District. As police hunt for a serial killer, the local media fuels the city's fear. Jamie, a heroin-addicted young streetwalker, doesn't imagine that she could be next. (34 mins.)
 
80.
The Joneses (2009)
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A seemingly perfect family moves into a suburban neighborhood, but when it comes to the truth as to why they're living there, they don't exactly come clean with their neighbors. (96 mins.)
Director: Derrick Borte
 
81.
Show People (1928)
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A young lady from Georgia goes to Hollywood in the hopes of becoming an actress. (83 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
 
82.
Almost Christmas (2016)
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A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died. (111 mins.)
 
83.
Beauty Shop (2005)
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A determined hairstylist (Queen Latifah) competes with her former boss (Kevin Bacon) after opening her own business in Atlanta. (105 mins.)
Director: Bille Woodruff
 
84.
Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)
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Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens. (103 mins.)
Director: Tyler Perry
 
85.
Fist Fight (2017)
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When one school teacher unwittingly causes another teacher's dismissal, he is challenged to an after-school fight. (91 mins.)
Director: Richie Keen
 
86.
Term Life (2016)
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A guy wanted around town by various hit men hopes to stay alive long enough for his life insurance policy to kick in and pay out for his estranged daughter. (93 mins.)
 
87.
Baby Driver (2017)
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After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. (112 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright