Movies I Watched (August 2017)

A list of all the films I watched in August 2017.
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1.
The Three Faces of Eve (1957)
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A doctor treats a woman suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder. (91 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - kop21
 
2.
The Major and the Minor (1942)
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A woman disguises herself as a child to save on a train fare and is taken in charge by an army man who doesn't notice the truth. (100 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ 7/10 ” - kop21
 
3.
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
“ 9/10

#10 in "Top 10 Best of August 2017" ” - kop21
 
4.
Detroit (2017)
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Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds. (143 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ 9/10

#7 in "Top 10 Best of August 2017" ” - kop21
 
5.
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017 Documentary)
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A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. (98 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - kop21
 
6.
A Ghost Story (2017)
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In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife. (92 mins.)
Director: David Lowery
“ 10/10

#1 in "Top 10 Best of August 2017" ” - kop21
 
7.
Planet Ocean (2012 Documentary)
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Dive into our planet's greatest mysteries with a team of international underwater cinematographers as they explore the breathtaking bond between humanity and the ocean. (94 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - kop21
 
8.
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
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James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads, with the help of a K.G.B. Agent, whose lover he killed. (125 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
“ 7/10 ” - kop21
 
9.
Three Kings (1999)
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In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, four soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help. (114 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - kop21
 
10.
Notorious (1946)
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A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them? (101 mins.)
“ 10/10

#2 in "Top 10 Best of August 2017" ” - kop21
 
11.
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
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A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy. (126 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - kop21
 
12.
Bridesmaids (2011)
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Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef. (125 mins.)
Director: Paul Feig
“ 7/10 ” - kop21
 
13.
Anastasia (1956)
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An opportunistic Russian businessman tries to pass a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia. But she is so convincing in her performance that even the biggest skeptics believe her. (105 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
“ 6/10 ” - kop21
 
14.
The Big Sick (2017)
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Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings. (120 mins.)
“ 10/10

#3 in "Top 10 Best of August 2017" ” - kop21
 
15.
A Serious Man (2009)
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Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern physics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking. (106 mins.)
“ 10/10

#4 in "Top 10 Best of August 2017" ” - kop21
 
16.
Devil's Knot (2013)
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The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual. (114 mins.)
Director: Atom Egoyan
“ 5/10 ” - kop21
 
17.
Melancholia (2011)
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Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth. (135 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
“ 9/10

#8 in "Top 10 Best of August 2017" ” - kop21
 
18.
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
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A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine. (109 mins.)
Director: David Frankel
“ 7/10 ” - kop21
 
19.
Moonraker (1979)
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James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle, and discovers a plot to commit global genocide. (126 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
“ 5/10 ” - kop21
 
20.
Love & Friendship (2016)
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Lady Susan Vernon takes up temporary residence at her in-laws' estate and, while there, is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica -- and herself too, naturally. (90 mins.)
Director: Whit Stillman
“ 7/10 ” - kop21
 
21.
Spellbound (1945)
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A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory. (111 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - kop21
 
22.
Wind River (2017)
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A veteran tracker with the Fish and Wildlife Service helps to investigate the murder of a young Native American woman, and uses the case as a means of seeking redemption for an earlier act of irresponsibility which ended in tragedy. (107 mins.)
Director: Taylor Sheridan
“ 10/10

#5 in "Top 10 Best of August 2017" ” - kop21
 
23.
The Sound of Music (1965)
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. (174 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ 10/10

#6 in "Top 10 Best of August 2017" ” - kop21
 
24.
Under Fire (1983)
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Three journalists in a romantic triangle are involved in political intrigue during the last days of the corrupt Somozoa regime in Nicaragua before it falls to a popular revolution in 1979. (128 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - kop21
 
25.
A Second Chance (2014)
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How far would decent human beings be willing to go, when tragedy blurs the line between just and unjust... (102 mins.)
Director: Susanne Bier
“ 7/10 ” - kop21
 
26.
Logan Lucky (2017)
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Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. (118 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - kop21
 
27.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
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A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. (137 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ 6/10 ” - kop21
 
28.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
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In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her. (117 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - kop21
 
29.
Lili (1953)
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An orphaned young woman becomes part of a puppet act and forms a relationship with the anti-social puppeteer. (81 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
“ 6/10 ” - kop21
 
30.
Salvador (1986)
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An American photojournalist gets caught in a political struggle at El Salvador in 1980. (122 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ 7/10 ” - kop21
 
31.
The Paradine Case (1947)
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A happily married London barrister falls in love with the accused poisoner he is defending. (125 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - kop21
 
32.
Red Army (2014 Documentary)
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The story of the Soviet Union's famed Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its players. (84 mins.)
Director: Gabe Polsky
“ 9/10

#9 in "Top 10 Best of August 2017" ” - kop21