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1.
Ash Wednesday (2002)
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Ash Wednesday is set in the Manhattan of the early 1980's and is about a pair of Irish-American brothers (Burns and Wood) who become embroiled in a conflict with the Irish Mob. (99 mins.)
Director: Edward Burns
 
2.
Kissing a Fool (1998)
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Max is a popular local sports broadcaster and his marriage with attractive Sam is already set up. Max... (93 mins.)
Director: Doug Ellin
 
3.
Mumford (1999)
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In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past. (112 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
 
4.
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
 
5.
The Perfect Score (2004)
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Six high school seniors decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores. (93 mins.)
Director: Brian Robbins
 
6.
London (2005)
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London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend. (92 mins.)
Director: Hunter Richards
 
7.
Hugo Pool (1997)
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Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease. (92 mins.)
 
8.
Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
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In this sequel to The Blue Lagoon, two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become suntanned teenagers in love. (102 mins.)
 
9.
The Comedians of Comedy (2005 Documentary)
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Follow four comedians as they tour the States. (103 mins.)
Director: Michael Blieden
 
10.
She Hate Me (2004)
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Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit. (138 mins.)
Director: Spike Lee
 
11.
Somersault (2004)
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A young girl flees her hometown and arrives in the Australian Alps, where new experiences help her learn the differences between sex and love. (106 mins.)
Director: Cate Shortland
 
12.
Havoc (2005)
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Two affluent suburban girls clash with the Latino gang culture of East L.A. (85 mins.)
Director: Barbara Kopple
 
13.
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)
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Tasked with destroying each other, an FBI agent and a rogue DIA agent soon discover that there's a much bigger enemy at work. (91 mins.)
Director: Kaos
 
14.
Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002)
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Neal Oliver, a very confused young man and an artist (played by James Marsden) takes a journey of a lifetime on a highway I60 that doesn't exist on any of the maps, going to the places he never even heard of, searching for an answer and his dreamgirl. (116 mins.)
Director: Bob Gale
 
15.
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)
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A small-town girl wins a date with a male celebrity through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the male celebrity, and the girl's best friend. (95 mins.)
Director: Robert Luketic
 
16.
Idle Hands (1999)
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A teenage slacker's right hand becomes possessed with murderous intent. (92 mins.)
Director: Rodman Flender
 
17.
Lords of Dogtown (2005)
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The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's. (107 mins.)
 
18.
The Good Night (2007)
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A former pop star who now writes commercial jingles for a living experiences a mid-life crisis. (93 mins.)
Director: Jake Paltrow
 
19.
All the Pretty Horses (2000)
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Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter. (116 mins.)
 
20.
Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)
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A shambling, out-of-work actor, desperate to win back the affections of his ex-girlfriend, unexpectedly stumbles upon a way to turn back the clock. (91 mins.)
Director: Maria Ripoll
 
21.
Amistad (1997)
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In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free. (155 mins.)
 
22.
Love and Mary (2007)
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Mary is a sophisticated pastry chef who's struggling to keep the doors of her bakery open. Facing eviction... (104 mins.)
 
23.
Standing Still (2005)
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Standing Still is the story of a popular yet drunken actor who reconnects with a group of his college friends for a wedding several years after graduation. (90 mins.)
 
24.
Cradle Will Rock (1999)
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A true story of politics and art in the 1930s U.S., focusing on a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production. (132 mins.)
Director: Tim Robbins
 
25.
Eight Men Out (1988)
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A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series. (119 mins.)
Director: John Sayles
 
26.
Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
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A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend. (94 mins.)
Director: Steve Rash
 
27.
Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen (2011 TV Special)
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It's Charlie Sheen's turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast. (90 mins.)
Director: Joel Gallen
 
28.
Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers (2009 TV Special)
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It's the "Queen of Mean", Joan Rivers turn to step in to the celebrity hot seat for the latest installment of The Comedy Central Roast.
Director: Joel Gallen
 
29.
Comedy Central Roast of Bob Saget (2008 TV Special)
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The aggravatingly amiable star of "Full House," "America's Funniest Home Videos" (90 mins.)
Director: Joel Gallen
 
30.
Cool World (1992)
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A comic strip vamp seeks to seduce her cartoonist creator in order to cross over into the real world. (102 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
 
31.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey (1999 TV Special)
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This edition of Saturday Night Live represents the most versatile actor and stand-up comedian ever!... (89 mins.)
 
32.
Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever (1991)
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Those rambunctious kids are back in school and back in trouble in a smash sequel to the 1978 worldwide hit... (95 mins.)
Director: Deborah Brock
 
33.
Dream Machine (1991)
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As a reward from a jilted millionairess, Davis is given the $100,000 Porsche of the unfaithful husband... (88 mins.)
Director: Lyman Dayton
 
34.
Whatever It Takes (2000)
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A modern-day remake of the Cyrano DeBergerac tale. (94 mins.)
Director: David Raynr
 
35.
Higher Learning (1995)
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People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus. (127 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
 
36.
Mini's First Time (2006)
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A rebellious girl hooks up with an escort agency where her stepfather is a client. (91 mins.)
Director: Nick Guthe
 
37.
Lost & Found (1999)
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In order to impress his beautiful French neighbor, Dylan Ramsey dognaps her pet pooch so he can return him and become a hero. Unfortunately, things do not work out as planned. (95 mins.)
Director: Jeff Pollack
 
38.
Gossip (2000)
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Three college students base their class project around gossip and how fast it spreads, which soon spirals out of control. (90 mins.)
 
39.
Melinda and Melinda (2004)
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Two alternating stories, one comedy and the other tragedy, about Melinda's attempts to straighten out her life. (99 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
40.
High Art (1998)
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A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other. (101 mins.)
Director: Lisa Cholodenko
 
41.
American Dreamz (2006)
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The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County (Golzari). Recently awakened President Staton (Quaid) even wants in on the craze, as he signs up for the potential explosive season finale. (107 mins.)
Director: Paul Weitz
 
42.
Saved! (2004)
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When a girl attending a Christian high school becomes pregnant, she finds herself ostracized and demonized, as all of her former friends turn on her. (92 mins.)
Director: Brian Dannelly
 
43.
Try Seventeen (2002)
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The story of a young man who enters college only to discover that he can learn more about life and love from his neighbors in the apartment building where he lives. (93 mins.)
Director: Jeffrey Porter
 
44.
Winter Passing (2005)
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Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father... (98 mins.)
Director: Adam Rapp
 
45.
Crazy/Beautiful (2001)
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At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood. (99 mins.)
Director: John Stockwell
 
46.
Aberdeen (2000)
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Kaisa is a Scot, a successful London lawyer, who snorts coke and has one-night stands with strangers... (113 mins.)
 
47.
The Go-Getter (2007)
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When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well. (93 mins.)
Director: Martin Hynes
 
48.
Happenstance (2000)
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How, thanks to what's known as the "Butterfly theory" (a random series of unlinked events), can a young woman and a young man meet ? (90 mins.)
Director: Laurent Firode