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Underrated Movies/Hidden Gems!!
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A list of awesome movies that didn’t receive the viewership they deserve and were lost in time.


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Movie: Lorenzo's Oil ( 1993 )
A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself.
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Movie: Awakenings ( 1991 )
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.
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Movie: Children of Heaven ( 1999 )
After a boy loses his sister's pair of shoes, he goes on a series of adventures in order to find them. When he can't, he tries a new way to "win" a new pair.
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Movie: The Terminal ( 2004 )
An Eastern European tourist unexpectedly finds himself stranded in JFK airport, and must take up temporary residence there.
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Movie: Mirage ( 2018 )
Two storms separated by 25 years. A woman murdered. A daughter missed. Only 72 hours to discover the truth.
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Movie: Get the Gringo ( 2012 )
A career criminal nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a young boy.
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Movie: Léon: The Professional ( 1994 )
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.
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Movie: Paulie ( 1998 )
Paulie, a talking parrot, recounts his travels looking for his original owner to a Russian janitor who helps him to the end of his journey.
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Movie: Homecoming ( 1996 )
Tales of a group of siblings who are forced to fend for themselves when they are abandoned by their mother in the parking lot of a shopping mall. They eventually meet their grandmother, a loner who is reluctant to take them in.
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Movie: Elvis and Anabelle ( 2007 )
Groomed by her overly ambitious mother, Anabelle is on the road to winning the Miss Texas Rose tiara when she dies tragically during a pageant. Her death lands her on the embalming table of Elvis, an embittered young man whose sense of family duty and love for his ailing father keep him from following his dreams. When Anabelle is miraculously resurrected on Elvis' embalming table, the two unexpectedly connect and sparks fly. With the help of each other and Elvis' father, they discover love, freedom and happiness as the real world and their own demons threaten to force them apart.
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Movie: Amistad ( 1997 )
In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.
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Movie: Les Misérables ( 1998 )
Valjean, a former criminal, has atoned for his past and now finds himself in the midst of the French Revolution, avoiding a law-obsessed policeman hell-bent on capturing him.
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Movie: The Secret of Marrowbone ( 2017 )
A young man and his three younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
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Movie: Moon ( 2009 )
Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.
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Movie: While You Were Sleeping ( 1995 )
A hopeless romantic Chicago Transit Authority token collector is mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient.
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TV Show: Godless ( 2017 )
A ruthless outlaw terrorizes the West in search of a former member of his gang, who's found a new life in a quiet town populated only by women.
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Movie: Bad Times at the El Royale ( 2018 )
Circa 1969, several strangers, most with a secret to bury, meet by chance at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one night, everyone will show their true colors - before everything goes to hell.
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Movie: Wasabi ( 2001 )
A French cop gets 2 months leave for getting results too violently. His Japanese girlfriend, who vanished 19 years ago, has died and he flies Paris to Tokyo for her funeral and will full of surprises. The Yakuza meets his brutal ways.
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Movie: Billy Elliot ( 2000 )
A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.
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Movie: Misery ( 1990 )
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.
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Movie: Puzzle ( 2018 )
Agnes, taken for granted as a suburban mother, discovers a passion for solving jigsaw puzzles which unexpectedly draws her into a new world - where her life unfolds in ways she could never have imagined.
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Movie: Enola Holmes ( 2020 )
When Enola Holmes-Sherlock's teen sister-discovers her mother missing, she sets off to find her, becoming a super-sleuth in her own right as she outwits her famous brother and unravels a dangerous conspiracy around a mysterious young Lord.
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Movie: Empire of the Sun ( 1987 )
A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.
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Movie: The Drop ( 2014 )
Follows lonely bartender Bob Saginowski through a covert scheme of funneling cash to local gangsters - "money drops" - in the underworld of Brooklyn bars. Under the heavy hand of his employer and cousin Marv, Bob finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.
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Movie: The One I Love ( 2014 )
A troubled couple vacate to a beautiful getaway, but bizarre circumstances further complicate their situation.
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Movie: Catch and Release ( 2007 )
A woman struggles to accept the death of her fiancé and the secrets he kept from her as she rebuilds her life.
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Movie: The Water Diviner ( 2014 )
An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.
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Movie: Labor Day ( 2014 )
Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.
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Movie: People Like Us ( 2012 )
While settling his recently deceased father's estate, a salesman discovers he has a sister whom he never knew about, leading both siblings to re-examine their perceptions about family and life choices.
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Movie: I Am Mother ( 2019 )
A teenage girl is raised underground by a kindly robot "Mother" -- designed to repopulate the earth following the extinction of mankind. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.
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Movie: Anna and the King ( 1999 )
The story of the romance between the King of Siam and widowed British schoolteacher, Anna Leonowens, during the 1860s.
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Movie: Contact ( 1997 )
Dr. Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster), after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine.
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Movie: The Color of Paradise ( 2000 )
The story of Mohammed, a blind Iranian boy and his father, Hashem, who is always oscillating between accepting his son as he is and abandoning him, as he represents a burden for him, after the loss of his wife.
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Movie: The Bridges of Madison County ( 1995 )
Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson, for four days in the 1960s.
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Movie: Paperman ( 2012 )
An office worker meets the girl of his dreams and uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention.
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Movie: Robin Hood ( 2010 )
In 12th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.
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Movie: Boss Level ( 2020 )
A retired special forces officer is trapped in a never ending time loop on the day of his death.
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Movie: Lars and the Real Girl ( 2007 )
A delusional young man strikes up an unconventional relationship with a doll he finds on the Internet.
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Movie: Stonehearst Asylum ( 2014 )
An Oxford graduate takes up a job in a mental asylum, only to discover that the "revolutionary" new treatments are inhumane, and that there is more going on than meets the eye.
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Movie: Miss Potter ( 2007 )
The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
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Movie: Peter Pan ( 2003 )
The Darling family children receive a visit from Peter Pan, who takes them to Never Never Land where an ongoing war with the evil Pirate Captain Hook is taking place.
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Movie: Stardust ( 2007 )
In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm.
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Movie: Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events ( 2004 )
When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.
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Movie: Fun with Dick and Jane ( 2005 )
When an affluent couple lose all their money following a series of blunders, they turn to a life of crime to make ends meet.
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TV Show: Unbelievable ( 2019 )
The true story of Marie, a teenager who was charged with lying about having been raped, and the two female detectives who followed a twisting path to arrive at the truth.
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Movie: What If ( 2014 )
Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.
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Movie: The Truman Show ( 1998 )
An insurance salesman discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show.
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Movie: Knives Out ( 2019 )
A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.
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Movie: Barefoot ( 2014 )
The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He then takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding.
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Movie: This Is Where I Leave You ( 2014 )
When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.
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Movie: TiMER ( 2010 )
If a clock could count down to the moment you meet your soul mate, would you want to know?
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Movie: Hope Floats ( 1998 )
Birdee Calvert must choose between her morals and her heart after her husband divorces her and a charming young man, who her daughter disapproves of, comes back into her life.
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Movie: Gattaca ( 1997 )
A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.
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Movie: The Kindness of Strangers ( 2019 )
The story of people whose lives intertwine during a dramatic winter in New York City.
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Movie: Swiss Army Man ( 2016 )
A hopeless man stranded on a deserted island befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home.
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Movie: Klaus ( 2019 )
A simple act of kindness always sparks another, even in a frozen, faraway place. When Smeerensburg's new postman, Jesper, befriends toymaker Klaus, their gifts melt an age-old feud and deliver a sleigh full of holiday traditions.
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Movie: James and the Giant Peach ( 1996 )
An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City.
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Movie: Arthur Christmas ( 2011 )
Santa's clumsy son Arthur sets out on a mission with St. Nick's father to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours.
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Movie: One Small Step ( 2019 )
TAIKO Studios presents the story of Luna, a Chinese American girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut.
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Movie: As Good as It Gets ( 1997 )
A single mother and waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery.
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Movie: Everybody's Fine ( 2009 )
A widower who realized his only connection to his family was through his wife sets off on an impromptu road trip to reunite with each of his grown children.
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Movie: The Way Way Back ( 2013 )
Duncan (Liam James) is not a popular kid and it doesn't look like the summer is going to offer anything better for him. His mother's boyfriend has invited them to his beach house where Duncan is expected to improve his personality and physical appearance, and meet girls. But his would-be step-sister doesn't want anything to do with him and his shy demeanor makes it difficult for him to meet anybody new. When Duncan wanders into the Water Wizz, the local water park, he meets adult employees who are just having fun. Owen (Sam Rockwell) lets Duncan work with him and their new-found bond will help each other mature and find their place in life. Which for Duncan means standing up to his would-be step-father, having a conversation with the girl next door and being more comfortable with who he is.
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Movie: Addicted to Love ( 1997 )
Maggie's and Sam's former partners are in love; she wants revenge and he wants his lost love back, so they work together to break up the happy couple.
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Movie: Dan in Real Life ( 2007 )
A widower finds out the woman he fell in love with is his brother's girlfriend.
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Movie: Matchstick Men ( 2003 )
A phobic con artist and his protégé are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the former's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
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Movie: About Schmidt ( 2002 )
A man upon retirement, embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding, only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected.
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Movie: The Merry Gentleman ( 2009 )
A woman leaves an abusive relationship to begin a new life in a new city, where she forms an unlikely and ironic relationship with a suicidal hitman (unbeknownst to her). Enter a worn, alcoholic detective to form the third party in a very unusual triangle as this story begins to unfold.
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Movie: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close ( 2012 )
A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
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Movie: Conviction ( 2010 )
A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.
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Movie: Bruce Almighty ( 2003 )
A guy who complains about God too often is given almighty powers to teach him how difficult it is to run the world.
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Movie: A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood ( 2019 )
Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.
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Movie: Camp X-Ray ( 2014 )
A soldier assigned to Guantanamo Bay befriends a man who has been imprisoned there.
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Movie: Eastern Promises ( 2007 )
A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.
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Movie: Where the Heart Is ( 2000 )
A pregnant 17-year-old rebuilds her life after being abandoned by her boyfriend at a Wal-Mart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma.
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Movie: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World ( 2012 )
As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.
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Movie: Speak ( 2004 )
After a blurred trauma over the summer, Melinda enters high school a selective mute. Struggling with school, friends, and family, she tells the dark tale of her experiences, and why she has chosen not to speak.
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Movie: The Painted Veil ( 2006 )
A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
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Movie: The Road ( 2009 )
In a dangerous post-apocalyptic world, an ailing father defends his son as they slowly travel to the sea.
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Movie: St. Vincent ( 2014 )
A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door.
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Movie: The Prince of Egypt ( 1998 )
An Egyptian prince learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people.
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Movie: Cake ( 2018 )
A woman who takes care of her aging parents and their land is joined by her sister when their parents' health worsens.
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Movie: Flipped ( 2010 )
Two eighth-graders start to have feelings for each other despite being total opposites.
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Movie: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas ( 2008 )
Through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, a forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.
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Movie: Man with a Million ( 1954 )
As part of a bet, two aristocrats offer a penniless American a loan, without telling him that the amount is £1,000,000 in the form of a single banknote.
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Movie: Frankie and Johnny ( 1991 )
Johnny has just been released from prison, and gets a job in a café beside waitress Frankie. Frankie is a bit of a loner, but Johnny is determined their romance will blossom.
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Movie: The Peanut Butter Falcon ( 2019 )
Zak runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true.
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Movie: Chocolat ( 2001 )
A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.
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Movie: Julie & Julia ( 2009 )
Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.
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Movie: Waitress ( 2007 )
Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.
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Movie: White Oleander ( 2002 )
A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.
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Movie: Sabrina ( 1995 )
An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.
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Movie: Birthday Girl ( 2002 )
A thirtysomething bank clerk from St Albans has his small-town life exploded by the arrival of his Russian mail-order bride.
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Movie: Panic Room ( 2002 )
A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.
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Movie: The Grey ( 2012 )
After their plane crashes in Alaska, six oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step.
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Movie: Onegin ( 1999 )
In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is introduced to the young Tatiana. A passionate and virtuous girl, she soon falls hopelessly under the spell of the aloof newcomer and professes her love for him.
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Movie: The Hundred-Foot Journey ( 2014 )
The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred eatery.
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Movie: Hidden Figures ( 2017 )
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
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Movie: Austenland ( 2013 )
Obsessed with Pride and Prejudice (1995), a woman travels to a Jane Austen theme park in search for her perfect gentleman.
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Movie: Ransom ( 1996 )
When a multimillionaire man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then turns the tables on the kidnappers when he uses the ransom money as a reward for the capture of the kidnappers.
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Movie: A Little Princess ( 1995 )
A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead.
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