Movies I watched for the first time 2014

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1.
Fruitvale Station (2013)
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The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. (85 mins.)
Director: Ryan Coogler
 
2.
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.)
 
3.
Foxfire (2012)
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Set in the 1950s, a a group of young girls in upstate New York form their own gang. (143 mins.)
Director: Laurent Cantet
 
4.
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
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Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss. (180 mins.)
 
5.
Mysterious Skin (2004)
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A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth. (105 mins.)
Director: Gregg Araki
 
6.
Enough Said (2013)
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A divorced woman who decides to pursue the man she's interested in learns he's her new friend's ex-husband. (93 mins.)
 
7.
Carrie (2013)
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A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. (100 mins.)
Director: Kimberly Peirce
 
8.
Blue Jasmine (2013)
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A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn't bringing money, peace, or love... (98 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
9.
Frozen (2013)
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When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition. (102 mins.)
 
10.
The Union: The Business Behind Getting High (2007 Documentary)
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BC's illegal marijuana trade industry has evolved into a business giant, dubbed by some involved as 'The Union'... (104 mins.)
Director: Brett Harvey
 
11.
Her (2013)
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A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that's designed to meet his every need. (126 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
 
12.
In a World... (2013)
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An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé. (93 mins.)
Director: Lake Bell
 
13.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
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Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. (180 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
14.
Last Vegas (2013)
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Three friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal. (105 mins.)
Director: Jon Turteltaub
 
15.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
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When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined. (114 mins.)
Director: Ben Stiller
 
16.
August: Osage County (2013)
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A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. (121 mins.)
Director: John Wells
 
17.
About Time (2013)
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At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think. (123 mins.)
Director: Richard Curtis
 
18.
Paradise (2013)
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After surviving a plane crash a young conservative woman suffers a crisis of faith. (86 mins.)
Director: Diablo Cody
 
19.
G.B.F. (2013)
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What happens after Tanner is outed by his classmates and becomes the title "gay best friend" for three high school queen bees? (92 mins.)
Director: Darren Stein
 
20.
Adult World (2013)
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Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings. (97 mins.)
Director: Scott Coffey
 
21.
12 Years a Slave (2013)
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In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. (134 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
 
22.
Frances Ha (2012)
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A story that follows a New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment), apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer), and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possibility dwindles. (86 mins.)
Director: Noah Baumbach
 
23.
Vampire Academy (2014)
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Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human-half vampire, a guardian of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discreetly within our world. Her calling is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi. (104 mins.)
Director: Mark Waters
 
24.
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
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With the '70s behind him, San Diego's top-rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm. (119 mins.)
Director: Adam McKay
 
25.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
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The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring. (161 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
 
26.
Bad Words (2013)
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A spelling bee loser sets out to exact revenge by finding a loophole and attempting to win as an adult. (89 mins.)
Director: Jason Bateman
 
27.
That's Entertainment! (1974 Documentary)
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Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favourite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history. (135 mins.)
Director: Jack Haley Jr.
 
28.
The Howling (1981)
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After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem. (91 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
29.
The Lego Movie (2014)
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An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. (100 mins.)
 
30.
Girltrash: All Night Long (2014)
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The story of five girls and one epic night. The girls will find love, lust, girl-fights, rock and roll, and a whole lot of stoned sorority girls. (86 mins.)
 
31.
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
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The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. (99 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
 
32.
Blended (2014)
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After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attraction grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship. (117 mins.)
Director: Frank Coraci
 
33.
Tracks (2013)
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A young woman goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful dog. (112 mins.)
Director: John Curran
 
34.
Neighbors (2014)
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After they are forced to live next to a fraternity house, a couple with a newborn baby do whatever they can to take them down. (97 mins.)
 
35.
Reaching for the Moon (2013)
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A chronicle of the tragic love affair between American poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares. (118 mins.)
Director: Bruno Barreto
 
36.
The Other Woman (2014)
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After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he's been betraying. And when yet another love affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot revenge on the three-timing S.O.B. (109 mins.)
Director: Nick Cassavetes
 
37.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
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A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. (130 mins.)
Director: Matt Reeves
 
38.
52 Tuesdays (2013)
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16 year old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons. (114 mins.)
Director: Sophie Hyde
 
39.
Tammy (2014)
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After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother. (97 mins.)
Director: Ben Falcone
 
40.
Water Lilies (2007)
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Summer in a new suburb outside Paris. Nothing to do but look at the ceiling. Marie, Anne and Floriane are 15. Their paths cross in the corridors at the local swimming pool, where love and desire make a sudden, dramatic appearance. (85 mins.)
Director: Céline Sciamma
 
41.
Divergent (2014)
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In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late. (139 mins.)
Director: Neil Burger
 
42.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
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The time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created. (92 mins.)
Director: Rob Minkoff
 
43.
Cheap Thrills (2013)
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A scheming couple put a struggling family man and his old friend through a series of increasingly twisted dares over the course of an evening at a local bar. (88 mins.)
Director: E.L. Katz
 
44.
Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
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A depressed musician reunites with his lover, though their romance - which has already endured several centuries - is disrupted by the arrival of her uncontrollable younger sister. (123 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
 
45.
Life After Beth (2014)
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A young man's recently deceased girlfriend mysteriously returns from the dead, but he slowly realizes she is not the way he remembered her. (89 mins.)
Director: Jeff Baena
 
46.
God Help the Girl (2014)
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As Eve begins writing songs as a way to sort through some emotional problems, she meets James and Cassie, two musicians each at crossroads of their own. (112 mins.)
Director: Stuart Murdoch
 
47.
It Follows (2014)
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A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter. (100 mins.)
 
48.
Chef (2014)
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A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family. (114 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
 
49.
Contracted (2013)
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A young girl contracts what she thinks is a sexually-transmitted disease - but is actually something much worse. (84 mins.)
Director: Eric England
 
50.
Palo Alto (2013)
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The life and struggles of a group of adolescencents living in Palo Alto. (100 mins.)
Director: Gia Coppola
 
51.
Boyhood (2014)
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The life of Mason, from early childhood to his arrival at college. (165 mins.)
 
52.
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
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Two teenage cancer patients begin a life-affirming journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam. (126 mins.)
Director: Josh Boone
 
53.
Pariah (2011)
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A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression. (86 mins.)
Director: Dee Rees
 
54.
Test (2013)
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In 1985, a gay dance understudy hopes for his on-stage chance while fearing the growing AIDS epidemic. (89 mins.)
 
55.
Begin Again (2013)
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A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents. (104 mins.)
Director: John Carney
 
56.
Maps to the Stars (2014)
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A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts. (111 mins.)
 
57.
Anatomy of a Love Seen (2014)
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Two young actresses fall in love with each other while filming a lesbian love scene, then break up months later, and then are forced to reunite in order to re-shoot the love scene for the movie's distribution. (80 mins.)
 
58.
Gone Girl (2014)
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With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent. (149 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
59.
Bubble (2005)
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Set against the backdrop of a decaying Midwestern town, a murder becomes the focal point of three people who work in a doll factory. (73 mins.)
 
60.
Obvious Child (2014)
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A twenty-something comedienne's unplanned pregnancy forces her to confront the realities of independent womanhood for the first time. (84 mins.)
 
61.
This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
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When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. (103 mins.)
Director: Shawn Levy