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Joyride (1997)

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To a dumpy motel in an out-of-the-way little town, a mysterious woman, calling herself only Ms. Smith, comes to stay. Not only is she stunningly lovely, but her big black convertible is a ... See full summary »

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The Client
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Julie Rowen ...
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Martina Hirsch
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To a dumpy motel in an out-of-the-way little town, a mysterious woman, calling herself only Ms. Smith, comes to stay. Not only is she stunningly lovely, but her big black convertible is a beaut. J.T., the just-out-of-high-school son of the motel's owner, is taken by the car, and in an attempt to liven up his dull life, and possibly to impress Tanya, a hotel guest who flirts with him and wants to be a model, he steals the car. Written by Gary Dickerson <slug@mail.utexas.edu>

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When life moves too slowly, sometimes you need a diversion or two... See more »


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Rated R for violence, sexuality and strong language | See all certifications »
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In the car by the lake, Tanya's beer suddenly changes hands. See more »

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Chlorine Dream
Written by Jim Beattie
Published by Momentum Music Ltd.
Performed by Spirea X
Courtesy of 4AD
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Terrible movie
28 January 2009 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Do not go out of your way to see this movie it was awful, Tobey is such a good actor and to see that this well he had to start somewhere but this was terrible i bought this when it came out on DVD and i paid 20 bucks for it. Being honest i wouldn't suggest you to watch it unless you get paid to watch it. I was looking forward to this so much and was let down it looked great but in reality it was crap well at least Tobey did make great movies like seasbuiscuit and spider-man. I was never let down as much as this in any movie at all except for oceans twelve but what a bad bad f*cking s*it movie you can watch it of course but i wouldn't suggest i would rate this 1.5/10.


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