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1.
Taken (2008)
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A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris. (93 mins.)
Director: Pierre Morel
nabster_as rated this 8.
 
2.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
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A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron. (178 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
nabster_as rated this 10.
 
3.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring. (201 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
nabster_as rated this 10.
 
4.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard. (179 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
nabster_as rated this 10.
 
5.
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.)
nabster_as rated this 7.
 
6.
Her (2013)
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A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need. (126 mins.)
Director: Spike Jonze
nabster_as rated this 6.
 
7.
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
nabster_as rated this 8.
 
8.
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
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In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease. (117 mins.)
nabster_as rated this 8.
 
9.
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
nabster_as rated this 6.
 
10.
The Way Way Back (2013)
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Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park. (103 mins.)
Director: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
nabster_as rated this 7.
 
11.
Ruby Sparks (2012)
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A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence. (104 mins.)
nabster_as rated this 7.
 
12.
What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
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Follows the lives of five interconnected couples as they experience the thrills and surprises of having a baby, and realize that no matter what you plan for, life does not always deliver what is expected. (110 mins.)
Director: Kirk Jones
nabster_as rated this 4.
 
13.
Flypaper (2011)
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A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at the same bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love. (87 mins.)
Director: Rob Minkoff
nabster_as rated this 7.
 
14.
Contraband (2012)
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To protect his brother-in-law from a drug lord, a former smuggler heads to Panama to score millions of dollars in counterfeit bills. (109 mins.)
nabster_as rated this 7.
 
15.
The Invention of Lying (2009)
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A comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer seizes the opportunity for personal gain. (100 mins.)
nabster_as rated this 5.
 
16.
Bridesmaids (2011)
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Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef. (125 mins.)
Director: Paul Feig
nabster_as rated this 4.
 
17.
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
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A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars. (118 mins.)
nabster_as rated this 7.
 
18.
Black Swan (2010)
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A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity. (108 mins.)
nabster_as rated this 7.
 
19.
Despicable Me (2010)
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When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better. (95 mins.)
nabster_as rated this 8.
 
20.
Fast Five (2011)
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Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent. (131 mins.)
Director: Justin Lin
nabster_as rated this 8.
 
21.
Atonement (2007)
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Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. (123 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
nabster_as rated this 7.
 
22.
50 First Dates (2004)
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Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day. (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
nabster_as rated this 8.
 
23.
Big Daddy (1999)
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A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father. (93 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
nabster_as rated this 6.
 
24.
She's Out of My League (2010)
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An average Joe meets the perfect woman, but his lack of confidence and the influence of his friends and family begin to pick away at the relationship. (104 mins.)
Director: Jim Field Smith
nabster_as rated this 5.
 
25.
Chronicle (2012)
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Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides. (84 mins.)
Director: Josh Trank
nabster_as rated this 7.
 
26.
Due Date (2010)
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High-strung father-to-be Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip in order to make it to his child's birth on time. (95 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
nabster_as rated this 7.
 
27.
Bad Teacher (2011)
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A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job, her students, and her co-workers is forced to return to teaching to make enough money for breast implants after her wealthy fiancé dumps her. (92 mins.)
Director: Jake Kasdan
nabster_as rated this 3.
 
28.
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
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A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward. (101 mins.)
nabster_as rated this 7.
 
29.
Submarine (2010)
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15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life. (97 mins.)
Director: Richard Ayoade
nabster_as rated this 6.
 
30.
Funny People (2009)
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When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act. (146 mins.)
Director: Judd Apatow
nabster_as rated this 4.
 
31.
Vantage Point (2008)
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The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives. (90 mins.)
Director: Pete Travis
nabster_as rated this 8.
 
32.
Mean Girls (2004)
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Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George. (97 mins.)
Director: Mark Waters
nabster_as rated this 6.
 
33.
Gladiator (2000)
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When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. (155 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
nabster_as rated this 9.
 
34.
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
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An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her. (95 mins.)
Director: Marc Webb
nabster_as rated this 9.
 
35.
Just Go with It (2011)
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On a weekend trip to Hawaii, a plastic surgeon convinces his loyal assistant to pose as his soon-to-be-divorced wife in order to cover up a careless lie he told to his much-younger girlfriend. (117 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
nabster_as rated this 6.
 
36.
Fast & Furious (2009)
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Brian O'Conner, now working for the FBI in LA, teams up with Dominic Toretto to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation. (107 mins.)
Director: Justin Lin
nabster_as rated this 8.
 
37.
American Pie 2 (2001)
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In this sequel to the hit comedy American Pie, the high school students are now in college. These close friends decide to meet up at the beach house for some fun. (108 mins.)
Director: J.B. Rogers
nabster_as rated this 7.
 
38.
3 Idiots (2009)
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Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots". (170 mins.)
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
nabster_as rated this 7.
 
39.
The Ugly Truth (2009)
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A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests... (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Luketic
nabster_as rated this 5.
 
40.
Couples Retreat (2009)
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A comedy centered around four couples who settle into a tropical-island resort for a vacation. While one of the couples is there to work on the marriage, the others fail to realize that participation in the resort's therapy sessions is not optional. (113 mins.)
nabster_as rated this 4.