Little Gems

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1.
Local Hero (1983)
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An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected. (111 mins.)
Director: Bill Forsyth
 
2.
The Ramen Girl (2008)
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An American woman is stranded in Tokyo after breaking up with her boyfriend. Searching for direction in life, she trains to be a rmen chef under a tyrannical Japanese master. (102 mins.)
 
3.
Outsourced (2006)
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After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman (Hamilton) heads to India to train his replacement. (103 mins.)
Director: John Jeffcoat
 
4.
The Efficiency Expert (1992)
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An expert on productivity shows wacky workers in 1966 Australia how to run their moccasin factory like clockwork, despite laying off more than half the workforce. (97 mins.)
Director: Mark Joffe
 
5.
Kinky Boots (2005)
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A drag queen comes to the rescue of a man who, after inheriting his father's shoe factory, needs to diversify his product if he wants to keep the business afloat. (107 mins.)
Director: Julian Jarrold
 
6.
Being There (1979)
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A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics. (130 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
7.
The Private War of Major Benson (1955)
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A Major noted for advancing with his mouth before thinking is given a choice: to be drummed out of the Army... (105 mins.)
Director: Jerry Hopper
 
8.
Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
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A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue. (97 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
9.
Office Space (1999)
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Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss. (89 mins.)
Director: Mike Judge
 
10.
Stevie (1978)
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This biographical film has Glenda Jackson portraying a British poet with emotional problems. (102 mins.)
Director: Robert Enders
 
11.
1001 Arabian Nights (1959)
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Mr. Magoo's ancestor, Abdul Aziz Magoo, is the uncle of Aladdin, and falls in love with a princess. (75 mins.)
Director: Jack Kinney