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1. Awakenings (1990)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama

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The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.

Writers: Oliver Sacks, Steven Zaillian | Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson

2. Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Biography, Drama

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A lionized account of the life of the martial arts superstar.

Writers: Robert Clouse, Linda Lee Cadwell, Edward Khmara, John Raffo, Rob Cohen | Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Jason Scott Lee, Lauren Holly, Robert Wagner, Michael Learned

3. You Don't Know Jack (2010 TV Movie)

134 min | Biography, Drama

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A look at the life and work of doctor-assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian.

Writer: Adam Mazer | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Al Pacino, Brenda Vaccaro, John Goodman, Deirdre O'Connell

4. An Affair to Remember (1957)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Romance

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A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen?

Writers: Delmer Daves, Leo McCarey, Mildred Cram, Donald Ogden Stewart | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning, Neva Patterson

5. Fade to Black (1980)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

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A shy, lonely, film geek goes on a killing spree against those who bully and browbeat him, while at the same time, he stalks his idol; a Marilyn Monroe look-alike.

Writer: Vernon Zimmerman | Director: Vernon Zimmerman | Stars: Dennis Christopher, Tim Thomerson, Gwynne Gilford, Norman Burton

6. The Secret (2006 Video)

90 min | Documentary

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Interviews with leading authors, philosophers, scientists, with an in-depth discussion of the Law of Attraction. The audience is shown how they can learn and use 'The Secret' in their everyday lives.

Writer: Rhonda Byrne | Directors: Drew Heriot, Sean Byrne, Marc Goldenfein, Damian McLindon | Stars: Bob Proctor, Joe Vitale, John Assaraf, Loral Langemeier

7. Doctor X (1932)

Unrated | 76 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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A wisecracking New York reporter intrudes on a research scientist's quest to unmask The Moon Killer.

Writers: Robert Tasker, Earl Baldwin, Howard Warren Comstock, Allen C. Miller | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Lee Tracy, Preston Foster

8. Isolation (2011)

Thriller

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A medical student wakes up in a hospital isolation room with no memory of how she got there.

Writer: Chris Billett | Director: Stephen Kay | Stars: Eva Amurri Martino, Joshua Close, David Harbour, Robert Wu

9. Sunrise at Campobello (1960)

Not Rated | 144 min | Biography, Drama

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The story of Franklin Roosevelt's bout with polio at age 40 in 1921 and how his family (and especially wife Eleanor) cope with his illness. From being stricken while vacationing at ... See full summary »

Writer: Dore Schary | Director: Vincent J. Donehue | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Hume Cronyn, Jean Hagen

10. La niña de la mochila azul (1979)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Rubén Galindo, Carlos Valdemar | Director: Rubén Galindo | Stars: Adalberto Martínez, Pedro Fernández, María Rebeca, Mónica Prado

11. A ay (1988)

100 min | Drama

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Story of a little girl with pigeon and her grand dad, missing her mother.

Writer: Reha Erdem | Director: Reha Erdem | Stars: Yesim Tozan, Gülsen Tuncer, Nurinisa Yildirim, Münir Özkul

12. The Monster Walks (1932)

Passed | 57 min | Horror, Thriller

4.0
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People in an old dark house on a stormy night are menaced by a killer ape.

Writer: Robert Ellis | Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Rex Lease, Vera Reynolds, Sheldon Lewis, Mischa Auer

13. Compagni di scuola (1988)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

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Former high school friends meet for a party after 15 years, only to discover that much of the innocence and friendship is gone.

Writers: Carlo Verdone, Rossella Contessi, Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi | Director: Carlo Verdone | Stars: Carlo Verdone, Nancy Brilli, Christian De Sica, Eleonora Giorgi

14. Me and My Gal (1932)

79 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance

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Young New York cop Dan falls in love with waterfront waitress Helen. Helen's sister Kate falls for gangster Duke. Dan must do in Duke.

Writers: Philip Klein, Barry Conners, Arthur Kober | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Marion Burns, George Walsh

15. Santuaryo (2010)

81 min | Drama

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Writers: Danio Caw, Paul del Rosario | Director: Monti Parungao | Stars: Ardie Bascara, Justine Dizon, Nicos Bacani, Jun Jun Quintana

16. FDR: A Presidency Revealed (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | Documentary

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Writer: David C. Taylor | Stars: Edward Herrmann, Winston Churchill, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt

17. Whirlpool (1935)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Romance

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The happiness of a newly-married couple, Henry and Jeannie Saint Clair, is shattered when the husband is made a paralytic in an automobile accident. The wife still loves him, although he is... See full summary »

Writers: Peggy Thompson, André Doderet | Director: Edmond T. Gréville | Stars: Jeanne Boitel, Jean Galland, Maurice Maillot, Françoise Rosay

18. Nazaré (1952)

81 min | Drama, Family, Music

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The sea, often treacherous, is the only source of living of the people of Nazaré. The film tells the story of António and his family, where no dreams are allowed. There is also the mourning... See full summary »

Writers: Manuel Guimarães, Alves Redol | Director: Manuel Guimarães | Stars: Virgilio Teixeira, Helga Liné, Artur Semedo, Maria José Miranda

19. The Marble Heart (1916)

50 min | Drama

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Writer: Herbert Brenon | Director: Kenean Buel | Stars: Violet Horner, Louise Rial, Walter Miller, Rhy Alexander

20. Mga reyna ng Vicks (1958)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Writers: Luciano B. Carlos, Chito B. Tapawan, Roberto U. Mendoza | Director: Mar S. Torres | Stars: Gloria Romero, Rita Gomez, Amalia Fuentes, Susan Roces

21. Boksingera (1956)

Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Mars Ravelo, Hernan Torres | Director: Octavio Silos | Stars: Susan Roces, Luis Gonzales, Dolphy, Panchito

22. Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (1959–1961)
Episode: Make Me Not a Witch (1959)

Approved | 30 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

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A farm girl's parents are terrified when their daughter reveals that she can read minds. But a priest knows that her gifts can save two young lives.

Creator: Merwin Gerard | Director: John Newland | Stars: John Newland, Patty McCormack, Robert Emhardt, Eileen Ryan

23. Jonny Quest (1964–1965)
Episode: The Dreadful Doll (1964)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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Voodooism is held responsible for all but one last owner deserting plantations on Tanaiga Island, but Dr. Quest believes drugs are more responsible than mysticism.

Creator: Doug Wildey | Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: Mike Road, Tim Matheson, Don Messick, Danny Bravo

24. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: The Polio Crusade (2009)

Documentary, History

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This film interweaves the personal accounts of polio survivors with the story of an ardent crusader who tirelessly fought on their behalf while scientists raced to eradicate this dreaded disease

Writer: Sarah Colt | Director: Sarah Colt | Stars: Larry Becker, Kathryn Black, Betty Cook Brown, Anne B. Crockett-Stark