2013 FEBRUARY : Best movies i saw 83

not every best ... many just remarkable 4 me

200 feature movies
250 short movies
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1.
Paperman (2012 Short Film)
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After meeting the gal of his dreams on a commuter train, an office worker uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention after spying her again in a skyscraper window. (7 mins.)
Director: John Kahrs
 
2.
Barfi! (2012)
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Three young people learn that love can neither be defined nor contained by society's definition of normal and abnormal. (151 mins.)
Director: Anurag Basu
 
3.
I'll Wait for the Next One... (2002 Short Film)
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Man falls in love while in a subway station. (4 mins.)
“ metro !!!!!!!!!!!!!! ” - panerai
 
4.
Spider (2007 Short Film)
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Some people make ignorant choices that harm others, yet never seem to suffer the consequences themselves - until they do. (9 mins.)
Director: Nash Edgerton
 
5.
Bus 44 (2001 Short Film)
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On the outskirts of a small town, a bus driver and her passengers encounter highway robbers. (11 mins.)
Director: Dayyan Eng
“ bus 44 ” - panerai
 
6.
The Crush (2010 Short Film)
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An 8 year old schoolboy is so besotted with his teacher that he challenges her boyfriend to a duel...to the death. (15 mins.)
Director: Michael Creagh
 
7.
Jane Eyre (2011)
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A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret. (120 mins.)
 
8.
Dear Frankie (2004)
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After having responded to her son's numerous letters in the guise of his father, a woman hires a stranger to pose as his dad when meeting him. (105 mins.)
Director: Shona Auerbach
 
9.
No Man's Land (2001)
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Bosnia and Herzegovina during 1993 at the time of the heaviest fighting between the two warring sides. Two soldiers from opposing sides in the conflict, Nino and Ciki, become trapped in no man's land, whilst a third soldier becomes a living booby trap. (98 mins.)
Director: Danis Tanovic
 
10.
Into the White (2012)
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Norway, WWII: A group of British and German soldiers find themselves stranded in the wilderness after an aircraft battle. Finding shelter in the same cabin, they realize the only way to survive the winter is to place the rules of war aside. (104 mins.)
Director: Petter Næss
 
11.
Joyeux Noel (2005)
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In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life. (116 mins.)
 
12.
Beneath Hill 60 (2010)
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In 1916, the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company is tunneling beneath German fortifications and bunkers to detonate massive explosive charges. (122 mins.)
 
13.
Innocent Voices (2004)
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A young boy, in an effort to have a normal childhood in 1980's El Salvador, is caught up in a dramatic fight for his life as he desperately tries to avoid the war which is raging all around him. (120 mins.)
Director: Luis Mandoki
 
14.
A Royal Affair (2012)
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A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever. (137 mins.)
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
 
15.
World's Greatest Dad (2009)
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When his son's body is found in a humiliating accident, a lonely high school teacher inadvertently attracts an overwhelming amount of community and media attention after covering up the truth with a phony suicide note. (99 mins.)
 
16.
Black Rider (1993 Short Film)
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A young black man is verbally harassed by an older woman on a streetcar, while the other passengers remain silent. He finally exacts his revenge. (12 mins.)
Director: Pepe Danquart
“ rasizm ” - panerai
 
17.
Signs (2008 Short Film)
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Where do you find love? Sometimes all you need is a sign. (12 mins.)
Director: Patrick Hughes
 
18.
The Butterfly Circus (2009 Short Film)
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The Butterfly Circus is the story of a renowned circus troupe traveling through the devastated American... (20 mins.)
Director: Joshua Weigel
 
19.
Common Wealth (2000)
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The accidental discovery of a big fortune hidden in the apartment of a deceased man will fill the heart of a real estate agent with greed and dreams of a luxurious life, but the neighbours think otherwise. (110 mins.)
 
20.
Rust and Bone (2012)
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Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident. (120 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard
 
21.
City Island (2009)
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The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find... (104 mins.)
 
22.
Paradise Now (2005)
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Two childhood friends are recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv. (90 mins.)
Director: Hany Abu-Assad
 
23.
The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)
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An offbeat romantic comedy about a silver-painted street performer and the soft spoken zoo worker who falls for him. (95 mins.)
Director: Lee Kirk
 
24.
Miracle Fish (2009 Short Film)
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8 year old Joe has a Birthday he will never forget. After friends bully him, he sneaks off to the sick bay, wishing everyone in the world would go away. He wakes up to find his dream may have become a reality. (17 mins.)
Director: Luke Doolan
 
25.
Election Night (1998 Short Film)
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On election night we meet Peter, an idealistic young man, who suddenly discovers he has forgotten to vote... (11 mins.)
“ vote ” - panerai
 
26.
Blackadder Back & Forth (1999 Short Film)
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At a New Millennium Eve party Blackadder and Baldrick test their new time machine and ping pong through history encountering famous characters and changing events rather alarmingly.... (33 mins.)
Director: Paul Weiland
 
27.
Lust, Caution (2007)
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During World War II era, a young woman, Wang Jiazhi, gets swept up in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue with a powerful political figure, Mr. Yee. (157 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
28.
Mental (2012)
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A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls whose mother has cracked from her husband's political ambitions and his infidelity. (116 mins.)
Director: P.J. Hogan
 
29.
Herod's Law (1999)
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Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him. (120 mins.)
Director: Luis Estrada
 
30.
Winter in Wartime (2008)
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In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands, a teenage boy gets involved in the Dutch Resistance after coming to the aid of a wounded RAF pilot. (103 mins.)
“ kid - war ” - panerai
 
31.
Brothers (2004)
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Two brothers must negotiate changing roles and shifting family dynamics when one is sent to war in Afghanistan. (117 mins.)
Director: Susanne Bier
 
32.
Searching for Sugar Man (2012 Documentary)
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Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez. (86 mins.)
 
33.
As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
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At the end of WW2, a German POW doing hard labor in the Soviet Gulag escapes from his Siberian camp to return to Germany but he's pursued by a Soviet NKVD officer. (158 mins.)
Director: Hardy Martins
“ escape not based on true story ... ” - panerai
 
34.
The Words (2012)
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A writer at the peak of his literary success discovers the steep price he must pay for stealing another man's work. (102 mins.)
 
35.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
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After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own. (122 mins.)
 
36.
The Sessions (2012)
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A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest. (95 mins.)
Director: Ben Lewin
 
37.
Guzaarish (2010)
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A paralyzed Magician-turned-Radio Jockey files a Petition in Court seeking permission to end his life. (126 mins.)
“ The Sessions style but 5/10 ” - panerai
 
38.
Holy Motors (2012)
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From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar. (115 mins.)
Director: Leos Carax
 
39.
War Witch (2012)
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Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12. (90 mins.)
Director: Kim Nguyen
 
40.
Silverado (1985)
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A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town. (133 mins.)
Director: Lawrence Kasdan
 
41.
Powder Blue (2009)
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Four Los Angelenos -- a mortician, an ex-con, a suicidal ex-priest, and a stripper -- are brought together on Christmas Eve by a mixture of circumstances. (106 mins.)
 
42.
A Walk to Remember (2002)
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The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service. (101 mins.)
Director: Adam Shankman
 
43.
Now Is Good (2012)
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A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity. (103 mins.)
Director: Ol Parker
 
44.
Rampage (2009)
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A man with a thirst for revenge builds a full body armor from Kevlar and goes on a killing spree. (85 mins.)
Director: Uwe Boll
 
45.
Robot & Frank (2012)
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Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team. (89 mins.)
Director: Jake Schreier
 
46.
Bloody Sunday (2002)
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A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972. (107 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
 
47.
Before the Rain (1994)
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In the republic of Macedonia, amid war in Bosnia, an Albanian girl being hunted by Christians is offered protection by a monk who has taken a vow of silence. (113 mins.)
 
48.
BlinkyTM (2011 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young boy living in the near future looks for an escape from a home with arguing parents. As a way to cope with the recent arguments from his parents he receives a robot companion that he ends up abusing. (13 mins.)
Director: Ruairi Robinson
 
49.
The Punisher: Dirty Laundry (2012 Short Film)
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Frank Castle is staying in a bad neighborhood, where he encounters a gang that terrorizes its residents. (10 mins.)
Director: Phil Joanou
 
50.
The Black Hole (2008 Short Film)
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A sleep deprived office worker photocopies a "Black Hole" late one night - Suddenly the possibilities seem endless. Will greed get the better of him? (3 mins.)
Director: Phil, Olly
 
51.
Oktapodi (2007 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two Octopi fight for their lives with a stubborn restaurant cook in a comical escape through the streets of a small Greek village. (3 mins.)
 
52.
The Master (2012)
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A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader. (144 mins.)
 
53.
Polytechnique (2009)
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A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist. (77 mins.)
 
54.
Chasing Mavericks (2012)
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When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it. (116 mins.)
 
55.
Hitchcock (2012)
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The relationship between Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho in 1959 is explored. (98 mins.)
Director: Sacha Gervasi
 
56.
In Another Country (2012)
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A three-tiered story centered on a trio of French tourists visiting the same seaside resort. (89 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
57.
Wild Target (2010)
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A hitman tries to retire but a beautiful thief may change his plans. (98 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Lynn
 
58.
Martyrs (2008)
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A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity. (99 mins.)
Director: Pascal Laugier
 
59.
Following (1998)
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A young writer who follows strangers for material meets a thief who takes him under his wing. (69 mins.)
 
60.
Paa (2009)
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A father tries to help his son cope with a rare condition that causes the young boy to age beyond his years. (133 mins.)
Director: R. Balki
 
61.
Snow Angels (2007)
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A drama that interweaves the life of a teenager, with his old baby sitter, her estranged husband, and their daughter. (107 mins.)
 
62.
On the Road (2012)
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Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly. (124 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
63.
Tigerland (2000)
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A group of recruits go through Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana's infamous Tigerland, last stop before Vietnam for tens of thousands of young men in 1971. (101 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
 
64.
Sex and Lucia (2001)
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Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life. (128 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
65.
Amour (2012)
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Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
66.
Nothing Special (2005 Short Film)
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A young boy is tormented by his mother's conviction that he is the new Messiah, and after leaving home... (11 mins.)
Director: Helena Brooks
“ holy san ” - panerai
 
67.
Windstruck (2004)
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The heart-warming romance story between Kyungjin and Myungwoo. Even though he has passed away, he will be always with Kyungwoo forever. (123 mins.)
Director: Jae-young Kwak
 
68.
A Millionaire's First Love (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Jae-Kyung (Hyun-Bin ) is a tough guy, who is a high school senior,If he turns 19 years means, he could... (116 mins.)
Director: Tae-gyun Kim
 
69.
Everybody Has a Little Secret (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Revolves around Soo-hyun and the three sisters. While he is falling in love with the youngest sister Mi-young, he also tries to seduce her two sisters. Everything become complicated. (105 mins.)
Director: Hyeon-su Jang
 
70.
Love Exposure (2008)
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A bizarre love triangle forms between a young Catholic upskirt photographer, a misandric girl and a manipulative cultist. (237 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
 
71.
Lover's Concerto (2002)
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Two girls confused between love and friendship leave their mutal friend Ji-Hwan unexpectedly. Years later... (106 mins.)
Director: Han Lee
 
72.
Punch (2011)
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17-year-old Wan-Deuk comes from a poor family and his grades in school are equally poor. He is a rebellious and troubled student... (110 mins.)
Director: Han Lee
 
73.
Miracle of Giving Fool (2008)
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A Mentally Challenged Man Trying to Keep His Mother's Only Wish Alive At Any Cost While Trying to Reconcile With His First And Only Real Crush. (99 mins.)
Director: Jeong-kwon Kim
 
74.
TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard (2013 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An intellectual freedoms documentary based around the interpersonal triumphs, and defeats of the three main characters against the largest industry in the known universe. The media industry. (85 mins.)
Director: Simon Klose
 
75.
Deranged (2012)
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Jae-hyuk is an ordinary man in his 40s. He works as a medical supplies salesman and is hassled by doctors all day... (109 mins.)
Director: Jeong-woo Park
 
76.
Stand Up Guys (2012)
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A pair of aging stickup men try to get the old gang back together for one last hurrah before one of the guys takes his last assignment - to kill his comrade. (95 mins.)
Director: Fisher Stevens
 
77.
Whiteout (2009)
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U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko tracks a killer in Antarctica, as the sun is about to set for six months. (101 mins.)
Director: Dominic Sena
 
78.
Cruel Intentions (1999)
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Two vicious step-siblings of an elite Manhattan prep school make a wager: to deflower the new headmaster's daughter before the start of term. (97 mins.)
Director: Roger Kumble
 
79.
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
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Hansel & Gretel are bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past. (88 mins.)
Director: Tommy Wirkola
 
80.
Broken City (2013)
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In a city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure: Mayor Nicholas Hostetler. (109 mins.)
Director: Allen Hughes
 
81.
The Last Stand (2013)
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The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff. (107 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
82.
Parker (2013)
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A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist. (118 mins.)
Director: Taylor Hackford
 
83.
Love Me If You Dare (2003)
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As adults, best friends Julien and Sophie continue the odd game they started as children -- a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts. While they often act out to relieve one another's pain, their game might be a way to avoid the fact that they are truly meant for one another. (93 mins.)
Director: Yann Samuell
 
84.
Ghost Recon: Alpha (2012 Short Film)
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Ghost Recon: Alpha sees a team led by Ghost Leader infiltrate a trade at a Russian depot between a general and a mysterious other figure. (23 mins.)