Movies viewed Oct 2013

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1.
The Color of Money (1986)
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Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback. (119 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
2.
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
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Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
3.
The Pest (1997)
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A Miami con man agrees to be the human target for a Neo-Nazi manhunter, in order to collect $50,000 if he survives. (84 mins.)
Director: Paul Miller
 
4.
Reality Bites (1994)
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A documentary filmmaker and her fellow Gen X graduates face life after college, looking for work and love in Houston. (99 mins.)
Director: Ben Stiller
 
5.
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
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During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew. (95 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
 
6.
Silent Hill: Revelation (2012)
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When her adoptive father disappears, Sharon Da Silva is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood. (95 mins.)
 
7.
Broken Arrow (1996)
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Terrorists steal nuclear warheads from the U.S. military but don't count on a pilot and park ranger spoiling their plans. (108 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
8.
The Hangover Part III (2013)
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When one of their own is kidnapped by an angry gangster, the Wolf Pack must track down Mr. Chow, who has escaped from prison and is on the run. (100 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
 
9.
The Bridge (2006 Documentary)
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People suffer largely unnoticed while the rest of the world goes about its business. This is a documentary... (94 mins.)
Director: Eric Steel
 
10.
Medicine Man (1992)
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An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle... (106 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
 
11.
Faces in the Crowd (2011)
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A horror-thriller centered on a woman living with "face-blindness" after surviving a serial killer's attack. As she lives with her condition, one in which facial features change each time she loses sight of them, the killer closes in. (103 mins.)
Director: Julien Magnat
 
12.
Curse of Chucky (2013)
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After her mother's mysterious death, Nica begins to suspect that the talking, red-haired doll her visiting niece has been playing with may be the key to recent bloodshed and chaos. (97 mins.)
Director: Don Mancini
 
13.
Fright Night 2 (2013 Video)
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By day Gerri Dandridge is a sexy professor, but by night she transforms into a real-life vampire with an unquenchable thirst for human blood... (100 mins.)
 
14.
Sunshine on Leith (2013)
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Two soldiers return home to Edinburgh to resume their romantic and family lives. (100 mins.)
Director: Dexter Fletcher
 
15.
The Internship (2013)
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Two salesmen whose careers have been torpedoed by the digital age find their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment. (119 mins.)
Director: Shawn Levy
 
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.
An American Tail (1986)
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While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country. (80 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
 
18.
Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
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Ernest unleashes an ugly troll that plots to transform children into wooden dolls in the town of Briarville, Missouri. (91 mins.)
Director: John Cherry
 
19.
Merry Madagascar (2009 Short Film)
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When Santa and his reindeer crash onto Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melvin, and the penguins to save Christmas. (28 mins.)
Director: David Soren
 
20.
Pet Sematary II (1992)
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The ancient Indian cemetery with the power to raise the dead returns and influences the lives of new residents. (100 mins.)
Director: Mary Lambert
 
21.
Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)
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Both an homage to and a re-imagining of the original 1968 film, this update follows a group of survivors trapped in a farmhouse battling a siege of undead zombies....in 3D! (80 mins.)
 
22.
Re-Animator (1985)
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A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus. (105 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
 
23.
Carrie (1976)
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Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom. (98 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
24.
Cropsey (2009 Documentary)
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Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances. (84 mins.)
 
25.
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
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The dim-witted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set. (81 mins.)
 
26.
The Frozen Ground (2013)
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An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events. (105 mins.)
Director: Scott Walker
 
27.
Stalker (2010)
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A writer struggling with her second novel is terrorised by a homicidal PA. (77 mins.)
Director: Martin Kemp
 
28.
Turbo (2013)
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A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500. (96 mins.)
Director: David Soren
 
29.
Ecstasy (2011)
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Small drug smuggler from Scotland is trying to figure out his way through life until he meets beautiful girl from Canada who seeks a change after bad relationship she just got out of it. (99 mins.)
Director: Rob Heydon
 
30.
Escape Plan (2013)
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When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside. (115 mins.)
 
31.
White Noise (2005)
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An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave, becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions. (101 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Sax
 
32.
The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
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A photographer's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer who stalks late night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways imaginable. (98 mins.)
 
33.
The Woman in Black (2012)
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A young solicitor travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals. (95 mins.)
Director: James Watkins
 
34.
The Lords of Salem (2012)
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Heidi, a radio DJ, is sent a box containing a record - a "gift from the Lords". The sounds within the grooves trigger flashbacks of her town's violent past. Is Heidi going mad, or are the Lords back to take revenge on Salem, Massachusetts? (101 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
 
35.
Crowsnest (2012)
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In late summer of 2011, five young friends on a road trip went missing after being attacked by nomadic cannibals in a huge RV. Video was recorded by the victims & recovered by police as evidence in their still-unsolved murders. (84 mins.)
Director: Brenton Spencer
 
36.
Captain Phillips (2013)
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The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. (134 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
 
37.
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
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An LAPD detective's protected female witness is murdered, prompting him and the victim's boyfriend to investigate the crime that leads to a corrupt politician and a crooked football team owner. (105 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
 
38.
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
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In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home. (83 mins.)
 
39.
The All Together (2007)
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Martin Freeman plays Chris, a frustrated TV producer who is forced to leave his unreliable flatmate... (84 mins.)
Director: Gavin Claxton
 
40.
Machete Kills (2013)
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The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space. (107 mins.)
 
41.
Run for Your Wife (2012)
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John Smith has been happily involved in a bigamous marriage for five years. He lives with Stephanie in Finsbury and Michelle in Stockwell... (94 mins.)
 
42.
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
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After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent's mysterious death. (136 mins.)
Director: Marc Webb
 
43.
World War Z (2013)
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Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself. (116 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
 
44.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
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Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. (95 mins.)
 
45.
Ransom (1996)
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When a multimillionaire man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then turns the tables on the kidnappers when he uses the ransom money as a reward for the capture of the kidnappers. (121 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
46.
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
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Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind. (81 mins.)
 
47.
Trick 'r Treat (2007)
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Five interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband; and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic, supernatural trick-or-treater. (82 mins.)
 
48.
Needful Things (1993)
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A mysterious new shop opens in a small town which always seems to stock the deepest desires of each shopper, with a price far heavier than expected. (120 mins.)