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🚺SOME GIRLS💖
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A playlist homage for all of my sisters. Includes films, docs and biopics about some badass bitches…

And A Salute To Women Directors


Creator: Merrigan Able
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Movie: Monster ( 2004 )
Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.
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Movie: Overkill: The Aileen Wuornos Story ( 1992 )
This film is based on the true story of Aileen Wuornos a prostitute-turned-serial killer who preyed mostly on truck drivers.
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Movie: Stepmom ( 1998 )
A terminally ill woman has to settle on her former husband's new lover, who will be their children's stepmother.
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Movie: Ben Is Back ( 2018 )
A drug addicted teenage boy shows up unexpectedly at his family's home on Christmas Eve.
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Movie: Sleeping with the Enemy ( 1991 )
A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
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Movie: Mona Lisa Smile ( 2003 )
A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles.
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Movie: The Stranger Beside Me ( 2003 )
While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, aspiring crime writer, Ann Rule, unwittingly becomes friends with serial killer Ted Bundy.
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Movie: A House on Fire ( 2021 )
The true story of Debora Queen, who was sentenced to two concurrent 40 year terms in prison for the fire that burned down her house and caused the death of her children in 1995.
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Movie: The Legend of Lizzie Borden ( 1975 )
In 1893 Massachusetts, Lizzie Borden is put on trial for murdering her father and stepmother with an axe.
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Movie: Mrs. Sundance ( 1974 )
The girlfriend of the Sundance Kid is on the run with a price on her head, when she hears rumors that the Sundance Kid may still be alive.
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Movie: Wanted: The Sundance Woman ( 1976 )
The Sundance Kids widow Etta Place joins up with Pancho Villa.
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Movie: Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story ( 1993 )
A woman marries her boyfriend on his deathbed for his money so she can move on to the next guy. When he turns up mysteriously ill the police step in and investigate the strange circumstances.
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Movie: Mortal Thoughts ( 1991 )
Two detectives interrogated a hairdresser on two homicides she may or may not have been involved in.
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Movie: Black Widow ( 1987 )
A federal investigator tracks down a gold digging woman who moves from husband to husband, kills them and collects the inheritance.
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Movie: Belle Starr ( 1980 )
Belle Star is a bandit with an itch to ride with the outlaw legends, the James gang, the Youngers and the Dalton boys.
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Movie: Cat Ballou ( 1965 )
A young schoolteacher turns into an outlaw to avenge her murdered father.
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Movie: Agnes of God ( 1985 )
When a naive novice nun is discovered with a dead newborn in her convent quarters, a court-appointed psychiatrist investigates her case.
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Movie: Julia ( 1978 )
At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.
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Movie: Bernard and Doris ( 2007 )
The story of the twilight years of tobacco billionairess Doris Duke and her relationship with her gay butler, to whom she left her entire fortune.
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Movie: Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke ( 1999 )
Biography of billionaire tobacco heiress Doris Duke looks at her bizarre lifestyle, including her troubled childhood, her world traveling for audiences with mystics, a face lift at age 79, and her mysterious death in 1993 at age 80. But even upon her death, oddities continued as she left the affairs of her hotly contested estate to her hard-drinking butler, who had controlled much of her life and was accused by others of causing her death.
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Movie: Savage Grace ( 2007 )
A dramatization of the shocking Barbara Daly Baekeland murder case, which happened in a posh London flat on Friday 17 November 1972. The bloody crime caused a stir on both sides of the Atlantic and remains one of the most memorable American Tragedies...
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Movie: Patty Hearst ( 1988 )
In the 1970s, Patricia Hearst is abducted by American revolutionaries, but eventually joins their cause instead.
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Movie: Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst ( 2005 )
February 4, 1974, Patty Hearst, granddaughter of William Randolph Heart, was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA), who first demanded a prisoner swap for Hearst, then, as it failed, demanded $6 million worth of food for the poor of the Bay Area.
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Movie: 9 to 5 ( 1980 )
Three female employees of a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot find a way to turn the tables on him.
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Movie: Barbarella ( 1968 )
Barbarella, an astronaut from the 41st century, sets out to find and stop the evil scientist Durand Durand, whose Positronic Ray threatens to bring evil back into the galaxy.
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Movie: Bastard Out of Carolina ( 1996 )
A mother and daughter find their lives adversely affected when a new man enters the picture. Will their family ever be what they expect?
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Movie: Winter's Bone ( 2010 )
An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.
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Movie: Hannie Caulder ( 1971 )
After she is raped and her husband murdered, a woman hires a bounty hunter to instruct her in the use of a gun so she can get her revenge on the three outlaws responsible.
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Movie: Soldier Blue ( 1970 )
After a cavalry patrol is ambushed by the Cheyenne, the two survivors, a soldier and a woman, must reach the safety of the nearest fort.
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Movie: The Homesman ( 2014 )
Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life drifter George Briggs to assist her.
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Movie: The Witch ( 2016 )
A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.
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Movie: Brimstone ( 2017 )
From the moment the new reverend climbs the pulpit, Liz knows she and her family are in great danger.
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TV Show: Harlots ( 2017 )
Featuring an award-winning creative team and all-star cast, Harlots is a powerful drama set against the vibrant, cosmopolitan backdrop of 18th century Georgian London, offering a bold new take on the city's most valuable commercial activity - sex.
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Movie: Secret in Their Eyes ( 2015 )
A tight-knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.
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Movie: Winchester ( 2018 )
Ensconced in her sprawling California mansion, eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.
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Movie: Eye in the Sky ( 2016 )
Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.
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Movie: The Queen ( 2006 )
After the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted.
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TV Show: Catherine the Great ( 2019 )
Catherine the Great delves into the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of the most powerful female monarch in history. Catherine wielded supreme power throughout Russia for nearly half of the 18th century – strong-minded, independent, brilliantly intelligent and sexually liberated, she was the definition of the modern woman.The miniseries will follow Catherine towards the end of her reign and her passionate affair with Grigory Potemkin. Amid scandal, intrigue and immense conflict, this is a story of obsessive love. Unable to publicly marry and famously promiscuous, they develop a unique and devoted relationship, overcoming their adversaries and together shaping Russia as we know it today.
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Movie: Some Mother's Son ( 1996 )
Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the strikers, and their struggle to save the lives of their sons.
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Movie: A Woman Called Golda ( 1982 )
The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
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Movie: The Last of the Blonde Bombshells ( 2000 )
A woman tries to reunite the swing band with which she played during World War II.
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TV Show: The Loudest Voice ( 2019 )
In today's politically charged media landscape, no figure looms larger, even after his passing, than Roger Ailes, molding Fox News into a force that irrevocably impacted the highest levels of government. To understand the events that led to the rise of Donald Trump, one must understand Ailes. The Loudest Voice takes on that challenge, focusing primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party's de facto leader, while also touching on defining events in Ailes' life, including an initial meeting with Richard Nixon on the set of The Mike Douglas Show that gave birth to Ailes' political career and also including the sexual harassment accusations and settlements that brought his Fox News reign to an end. Told through multiple points of view, the limited series aims to shed light on the psychology that drives the political process from the top down.
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Movie: Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes ( 2018 )
A documentary that explores the rise and fall of the late Roger Ailes, from his early media influence on the Nixon presidency to his controversial leadership at Fox News.
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Movie: Bombshell ( 2019 )
A group of women decide to take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.
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Movie: Mrs Henderson Presents ( 2005 )
Laura Henderson buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, among other things, its all-nude revues.
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Movie: Antonia's Line ( 1995 )
A Dutch matron establishes and, for several generations, oversees a close-knit, matriarchal community where feminism and liberalism thrive.
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Movie: A Woman in Berlin ( 2008 )
A woman tries to survive the invasion of Berlin by the Soviet troops during the last days of World War II.
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Movie: Black Book ( 2006 )
In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
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Movie: The Luzhin Defence ( 2000 )
Two worlds collide when an eccentric genius falls in love with a strong-willed society beauty.
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Movie: Made in Dagenham ( 2010 )
A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
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TV Show: Tipping the Velvet ( 2002 )
A tempestuous love story between Victorian women, adapted from the novel by Sarah Waters. A naïve girl discovers both romance and pain in London.
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Movie: Maudie ( 2017 )
An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.
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Movie: Triangle: Remembering the Fire ( 2011 )
On March 25, 1911, a catastrophic fire broke out at the Triangle Waist Company in New York City. Trapped inside the upper floors of a ten-story building, 146 workers - mostly young immigrant women and teenage girls - were burned alive or forced to jump to their deaths to escape an inferno that consumed the factory in just 18 minutes. It was the worst disaster at a workplace in New York State until 9/11. The tragedy changed the course of history, paving the way for government to represent working people, not just business, for the first time, and helped an emerging American middle class to live the American Dream.
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Movie: The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal ( 1979 )
The story of a fire in the Triangle Shirt Mfg. Co. building in New York City in 1911 that resulted in the deaths of 146 employees, mostly young women. The ensuing investigation revealed the company's almost total disregard for its workers' safety in pursuit of increased production and profits, and resulted, among other things, in the passage of new worker safety laws and the formation of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.
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Movie: Carol ( 2015 )
An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman in 1950s New York.
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Movie: Hysteria ( 2011 )
The truth of how Mortimer Granville devised the invention of the first vibrator in the name of medical science.
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Movie: Veronica Guerin ( 2003 )
An Irish journalist writes a series of stories about drug dealers.
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Movie: Blue Jasmine ( 2013 )
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...
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Movie: Charlotte Gray ( 2002 )
A young Scottish woman joins the French Resistance during World War II to rescue her Royal Air Force boyfriend who is lost in France.
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Movie: Notes on a Scandal ( 2007 )
A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.
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Movie: The Gift ( 2001 )
A woman with extrasensory perception is asked to help find a young woman who has disappeared.
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Movie: Manifesto ( 2017 )
Cate Blanchett performs manifestos as a series of striking monologues.
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Movie: Eleni ( 1985 )
A mother's love for her children leads to a son's revenge for her death in this dramatic thriller beginning during the Greece civil war. The powerful cast includes Kate Nelligan, John Malkovich and Linda Hunt.
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Movie: Sea Sorrow ( 2017 )
An examination of the historical context for the current migrant crisis.
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Movie: The MMIW Talk: Live at Bluestockings ( 2019 )
Four prominent activists in the missing and murdered Indigenous women crisis engage in a critical and heated discussion at New York's historic Bluestockings Bookstore, Activist Center and Cafe in the Lower East Side. Bridget Perrier, an activist and survivor who's appeared on The Agenda with Steve Paikin and in the forthcoming documentary DAUGHTERS, speaks alongside award-winning author Christine Stark, activist Patti Larsen, and advocate Sheila Lamb. Together, they offer varied perspectives on how to combat the perpetual violence targeting their fellow Native women.
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Movie: In the Director's Chair Sits a Woman ( 2020 )
Twenty six Israeli women directors of narrative features are sharing their personal experiences of sitting in the director's chair. From Ellida Geyra - Israel's first female fiction filmmaker, to contemporary female directors, the film weaves together a conglomerate of women's voices, as they echo each other, clash, and come apart, then culminate in a fiery speech by Ronit Elkabetz. Their stories create a diverse and cinematic patchwork quilt of female directors, providing us with a multifaceted reflection of any woman who wishes for her story to be heard. This is a moving documentary, that will motivate you to get up and do something about the glass ceiling, both the real one, as well as the imagined.
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Movie: The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl ( 1995 )
A documentary about the life and work of Leni Riefenstahl, a German film director most notorious for making the most effective propaganda films for the Nazis.
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TV Show: Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich ( 2020 )
When multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein was arrested in 2019, he had spent decades sexually abusing underage girls, using a deep network of powerful enablers to help cover up his crimes. Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich exposes a horrifying story of relentless manipulation and sex trafficking. Epstein's survivors serve as the series' pre-eminent voices, providing powerful testimonials about their experiences, and inspiration in their strength and resilience. Director Lisa Bryant examines the failures in the justice system that allowed the serial sex abuser to evade justice for so long.
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TV Show: Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein? ( 2020 )
Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein? examines the case around Epstein and his death. Was Jeffrey Epsteins death truly a suicide or was it far more sinister cover up?
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TV Show: Surviving Jeffrey Epstein ( 2020 )
Surviving Jeffrey Epstein investigates the billionaire New York financier who is alleged to have used his connections to the rich and famous to shield his predatory behavior with young girls.
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Movie: Norma Rae ( 1979 )
A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved.
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Movie: She's Beautiful When She's Angry ( 2014 )
A documentary that resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement from 1966 to 1971.
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Movie: Mommie Dearest ( 1981 )
The abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother, screen queen Joan Crawford, is depicted.
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Movie: Cleveland Abduction ( 2015 )
A single mother who becomes the first victim of kidnapper Ariel Castro finds herself trapped in his home for 11 years, where she eventually becomes a friend and sister to two other women who are taken captive by Castro.
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Movie: Christine ( 2016 )
The story of Christine Chubbuck, a 1970s TV reporter struggling with depression and professional frustrations as she tries to advance her career.
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Movie: Kate Plays Christine ( 2016 )
Actress Kate Lyn Sheil prepares to portray the role of Christine Chubbuck, a real-life news reporter who took her own life on national television in 1974.
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Movie: The Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson ( 2019 )
Inspired by true events, follows OJ Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson in the last days before her tragic death on June 12, 1994, as seen from her point of view.
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Movie: Let Them All Talk ( 2020 )
A famous author goes on a cruise trip with her friends and nephew in an effort to find fun and happiness while she comes to terms with her troubled past.
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Movie: Molly's Game ( 2017 )
The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.
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Movie: Courage Under Fire ( 1996 )
A U.S. Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander's worthiness for the Medal of Honor.
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Movie: Gone Girl ( 2014 )
With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
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Movie: Return to Sender ( 2015 )
A nurse living in small town goes on a blind date with a man who is not the person he says he is.
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Movie: Hard Candy ( 2006 )
A teenage girl raids a man's home in order to expose him under suspicion that he is a pedophile.
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Movie: Factory Girl ( 2007 )
Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.
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Movie: The Story of Esther Costello ( 1957 )
Eighteen-year-old Esther has been deaf and blind since the accident which killed her mother. Wealthy Margaret Landi, a native of Esther's village in Ireland, is talked into helping to educate and possibly heal Esther. Margaret grows to love Esther as a daughter, but finds Esther's innocence threatened by sleazy promoters and her own sleazy ex-husband.
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Movie: The Quiet ( 2005 )
Following the unexpected death of her father, a deaf and mute teenager moves in with her godparents, where she discovers the cruel behavior of their daughter may be indicative of a dark secret within the family.
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Movie: Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle ( 1994 )
Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.
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Movie: Sleeping Beauty ( 2011 )
A haunting portrait of Lucy, a young university student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of unspoken desires.
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Movie: Challenger ( 1990 )
New Hampshire teacher Christa McAuliffe joins six other astronauts on the tragic 1986 space-shuttle flight.
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Movie: The Long Walk Home ( 1991 )
Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
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Movie: Betty and Coretta ( 2013 )
The widows of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X and how they carry on as single mothers after the assassination of their husbands.
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Movie: The Color Purple ( 1986 )
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
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Movie: Crimes of the Heart ( 1987 )
Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, who tries to make it in Hollywood as a singer/actress, has had a wild life filled with many men. Their reunion causes much joy, but also many tensions.
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Movie: Coal Miner's Daughter ( 1980 )
Biographical story of Loretta Lynn, a legendary country singer that came from poverty to worldwide fame. She rose from humble beginnings in Kentucky to superstardom and changing the sound and style of country music forever.
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Movie: Sweet Dreams ( 1985 )
The story of Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country music singer who died in a tragic plane crash at the height of her fame.
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Movie: Muriel's Wedding ( 1994 )
A young social outcast in Australia steals money from her parents to finance a vacation where she hopes to find happiness, and perhaps love.
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Movie: The Virgin Suicides ( 2000 )
A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents in suburban Detroit in the mid 1970s.
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Movie: Marie Antoinette ( 2006 )
The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen, and ultimately the fall of Versailles.