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Comedies, Part VII
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Another playlist dedicated to the comedic films that I like and thought were funny too


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Movie: The Jesus Rolls ( 2019 )
A spin-off of The Big Lebowski centered on the notable bowler, Jesus Quintana.
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Movie: Die in a Gunfight ( 2021 )
In New York City, a young guy falls for the daughter of his father's nemesis.
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Movie: Dead Shack ( 2017 )
While staying at a cabin in the woods during the weekend, three teenage kids discover their neighbor is 'feeding' guests to her zombie family. In short order, the battle is on as the kids fight to save themselves and their family.
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Movie: The Godfather of Green Bay ( 2005 )
Two never-were stand-up comics go to tiny Pine Lake, Wisconsin, where they hope to catch the eye of a Tonight Show talent scout who never misses his hometown Rocktoberfest, an annual weekend beer-blast with music and comedy performances.
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Movie: Down Periscope ( 1996 )
Lt. Cmdr. Tom Dodge is assigned as Captain to the USS Stingray, an old diesel driven submarine that has seen better days.
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Movie: White Lies ( 1997 )
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Movie: Once Upon a Mattress ( 2005 )
In this hilarious tweaking of the fairy tale, "The Princess and the Pea", Queen Aggravain has ruled that none may marry until her son, Prince Dauntless marries. However, she has managed to sabotage every princess that come along. When Sir Harry and Lady Larken learn that they are going to be parents, wed or not, he goes off to the swamps and brings back Princess Winnifred ("Fred" to her friends). The queen is horrified and immediately begins to scheme, but Winnifred, with some help from Sir Harry, the King, and the Jester, isn't going to be quite so easy to get rid of.
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Movie: Happy End ( 2003 )
Val is 23 years old and full of dreams. She travels to New York to become an actress. She is lonely in a strange country, in a strange city, with little money and no friends. In her path, she meets weird people who they, also, seek their dreams but everyday life gets in the way. Tired and hungry she sits on the corner of a building. Across the street a writer whose fantasy has dry out. In an instant she becomes his muse... At the Oscar's night she will be the one with the Golden Globe in her hands.
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Movie: Speaking of the Devil ( 1991 )
Bull Webster is a taxi driver with some work problems on his hands: the Spider Corporation, a giant financial holding company, has decided to buy out his taxi co-operative in order to make it go bankrupt and purchase its land at a low cost. Bull is almost driven to desperation, but then he finds the winning ticket in his pocket to a lottery with the biggest prize of all time: $150 million! With money like that, he can afford to make his enemies eat their plan. But at this point, Bull's future begins to interest those responsible for the destiny of human affairs: Heaven and Hell send an Angel and a Devil to tempt Bull into evil or to convince him to do good. The appearance of these characters in earthly events creates a maze of situations that are amusing, dramatic and full of action. And for once it's the humans, and especially our hero Bull, who come out winning.
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Movie: The Bubble ( 2006 )
The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the city as it is an exploration of the claim that people in Tel Aviv are isolated from the rest of the country and the turmoil it's going through. The movie looks at young people's lives in Tel Aviv through the POVs of gays and straights, Jews and Arabs, men and women. It all begins when Noam, a young Israeli soldier, serves in the reserve forces and meets at a check point a Palestinian young man called Ashraf. Following an incident during which Noam misplaces his ID card at the check point, Ashraf shows up on the doorstep of the apartment that Noam shares with a gay man and a straight woman. How will the meeting affect all of their lives?
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Movie: The Creatress
Young, bestselling author Eryn Bellow concludes her bookstore tour with her agent selling film rights and closing a six figure advance for her follow-up. Headwinds arise as critics get offended by the claims that Eryn is being declared a living literary legend. The storm gathers force as the assaults gravitate from bad reviews to a fake-memoir designed to obliterate her from the field. Through the noise, Eryn attempts to write her way out of the public fray, and reclaim her voice in the minds of her readers. Along the way, she hopes to prove a happy ending is not always a bad thing.
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Movie: The Rosebud Beach Hotel ( 1984 )
After taking over a failing Miami hotel with her workaholic fiancé, Elliot, Tracy thinks Liza has seduced her better half-to-be. She then tries to have an affair of her own, and arranges for hookers to become bellhops. Meanwhile, her rich daddy hires an inept arsonist to blow up the place.
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Movie: Kiss Me Before It Blows Up ( 2020 )
A subversive love story between clashing cultures and families, KISS ME BEFORE IT BLOWS UP is a romantic misadventure crossing all borders. When two generations of Israeli women fall for a German woman and an Palestinian man, chaos follows. What happens with lovers who don't fit but do belong together?
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Movie: The Great New Wonderful ( 2005 )
Avinash alias Avi and his partner Satish are Manhattan-based Security guards, hired in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York. They have now been assigned to ensure the protection of a visiting Indian General, Ganjee. While Avi is a flirt, and of a cheerful disposition, Satish is quite grouchy, wrestling with personal and family problems. During their time together Avi will confess to Satish of his having sex with another woman and the consequences he must face. Emme Keeler caters to the rich and wealthy by making cakes and desserts, she must face up to facts especially when her closest competitor, Safarah Polsky, is on the verge of suicide; Judy Hillerman lives a routine and mundane life with her husband, Henry, and does feel like throttling him and tossing him over their 10th floor balcony; David and Burbage and his wife, Allison, must now accept that their overweight son, David, does have issues that need to be addressed, that is if they ever find time for him from their professional careers and their mutual attraction to each other; A mentally troubled man, Sandie, must decide whether his therapist does or does not deserve to get his head smashed; Watch how these people face their respective fates on September 11, 2002.
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Movie: Flypaper ( 1999 )
When lust, and dishonesty bring these strangers together, their sexual escapades and kinky behaviors lead to violence and a twist ending.
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Movie: I'm Fine (Thanks for Asking) ( 2021 )
When a recently widowed mother becomes houseless, she convinces her 8-year-old daughter that they are only camping for fun while working to get them off of the streets.
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Movie: Sex Pot ( 2009 )
Two potheads find a stash of weed that makes women very horny.
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Movie: One Crazy Thing ( 2016 )
Jay is a former daytime TV star whose life has hit rock bottom until he meets his dream girl. Hannah is bright, beautiful and hates modern life. There's just one problem. How does Jay tell Hannah about the leaked sex tape which made
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Movie: Closer to the Moon ( 2014 )
A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of old friends from the World War II Jewish Resistance to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.
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Movie: Formula 51 ( 2001 )
An American master chemist plans to score big on a once in a lifetime drug deal. All does not go as planned and he is soon entangled in a web of deceit.
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Movie: The King of Staten Island ( 2020 )
Scott has been a case of arrested development since his firefighter dad died. He spends his days smoking weed and dreaming of being a tattoo artist until events force him to grapple with his grief and take his first steps forward in life.
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Movie: Grace of My Heart ( 1996 )
An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry and a bad marriage, to her final triumph.
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Movie: Matinee ( 1993 )
A small-time film promoter releases a kitschy horror film during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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Movie: The Last Remake of Beau Geste ( 1977 )
An aging Sir Hector Geste (Trevor Howard) takes a young greedy wife who's after his famed Blue Water sapphire, but his sons hide the gem and join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa.
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Movie: Moon Over Parador ( 1988 )
Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the country of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator's right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse.. to play the dictator. Jack's acting skills fool the masses but not close friends and employees of the dictator.
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Movie: Screwed ( 2000 )
A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
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Movie: Car Wash ( 1976 )
A comedic take on the daily life of a car wash employees, chronicling their hopes, fears, joys, dreams and tribulations. And meeting a few eccentric costumers along the way.
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Movie: Commandments ( 1997 )
Seth Warner has reached the end of his rope. Ever since his wife died two years earlier, his world has been in turmoil. He is despondent, his career has fallen apart, even his house has been destroyed. There seems to be nothing left for him to live for. Confused and angry after two years of suffering, he finally directs his wrath at God from the rooftop of his apartment building in New York City. In the midst of a wild thunderstorm he demands to know why he has been betrayed by the god he has believed in and honored his whole life. God's answer is to strike down Seth's dog in a bolt of lightning. Pushed beyond his limits, Seth decides to respond to his years of torment by breaking each of the biblical Ten Commandments. While staying with his sister-in-law, Rachel, much to the chagrin of her shifty reporter husband, Harry, he systematically sets out to break each commandment one by one. A natural at breaking commandments, Harry is drawn to Seth's mission in the hopes of using it to further his career, but ultimately they clash as Seth turns the table and uses Harry to fulfill some of his missions. Things get further complicated when Rachel and Seth are romantically drawn to each other as he struggles with his crisis of faith and she struggles with a failing marriage. Inevitably, Seth comes down to the last and most important commandment, Thou shall not kill. In a climactic battle of will and redemption, Seth, Harry and Rachel cross paths with a raging hurricane at the far end of Long Island. Echoing Seth's first confrontation with God, the sky and the sea open up in this fateful encounter at the Montauk Lighthouse. Individually, each confronts forces beyond human control and more importantly, must come to an understanding of their own life choices and decisions. The resolution to the story for all characters is surprising, mystical and ultimately just.
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Movie: Head Over Heels ( 2001 )
A young woman is attracted to a man despite her thinking she's seen him kill someone.
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Movie: Life ( 1999 )
In 1932, two strangers are wrongfully convicted and develop a strong friendship in prison that lasts them through the 20th century.
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Movie: The Boss ( 2016 )
A titan of industry is sent to prison after she's caught insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
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Movie: House of D ( 2005 )
By working through problems stemming from his past, Tom Warshaw, an American artist living in Paris, begins to discover who he really is, and returns to his home to reconcile with his family and friends.
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Movie: The Survivors ( 1983 )
Having both lost their jobs, two strangers become unlikely friends after a run in with a would be robber, who is actually a hitman with a grudge against the two.
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Movie: Cadillac Man ( 1990 )
Joe's a car salesman with a problem. He has two days to sell 12 cars or he loses his job. This would be a difficult task at the best of times but Joe has to contend with his girlfriends (he's two timing), a missing teenage daughter and an ex-wife. What more could go wrong ?.. a lot, enter a crazy jealous husband with a machine gun..
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Movie: License to Wed ( 2007 )
A reverend puts an engaged couple through a grueling marriage preparation course to see if they are meant to be married in his church.
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Movie: Flubber ( 1997 )
An absent-minded professor discovers "flubber," a rubber-like super-bouncy substance.
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Movie: Being Human ( 1994 )
One man must learn the meaning of courage across four lifetimes centuries apart.
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Movie: The House ( 2017 )
After the town takes away their daughter's college scholarship, a couple start an illegal casino in their friend's house to make back the money.
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Movie: House of Fury ( 2005 )
Teddy Yu is a former secret agent turned chiropractor who thought he left his past behind. He teaches martial arts to his two kids. However, his past catches up to him as a rogue agent demands to know the whereabouts of an agent known as Dragon. Now, father and children must team up to stop the rogue agent and his goons.
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Movie: Breaking News in Yuba County ( 2021 )
A woman takes advantage of her growing celebrity status when the police and the public think her dead husband is just missing.
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Movie: The Divorce ( 2003 )
French vs. American social customs and behaviors are observed in a story about an American visiting her Frenchman-wed sister in Paris.
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Movie: Garden State ( 2004 )
A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.
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Movie: Roll Bounce ( 2005 )
In the summer of 1978, a teenager and his group of friends face new challenges when their neighborhood roller-skating rink closes, forcing them to visit a different rink.
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Movie: Sex, Party and Lies ( 2009 )
A youth group is preparing for what the summer of their lives will be, including secrets, lies, pickups, sex, confusion, and especially great night party. Most teenagers are not aware that once you begin this journey of initiation, you can not turn back, and often the lies will become increasingly large, and sometimes love means to hurt.
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Movie: Destination Wedding ( 2018 )
The story of two miserable and unpleasant wedding guests, Lindsay and Frank, who develop a mutual affection despite themselves.
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Movie: The D Train ( 2015 )
The head of a high school reunion committee tries to get the most popular guy in school to attend their class' upcoming 20-year reunion.
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Movie: Lost Dogs ( 2005 )
New age travelers kidnap the prized dog of a Bristol Antiques dealer, with dire consequences.
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Movie: Bitch Slap ( 2009 )
Three bad girls travel to a remote desert hideaway to steal $200 million in diamonds from a ruthless underworld kingpin.
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Movie: Before I Go ( 2021 )
A woman recalls her life and musical career choices in New York City through the years.
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Movie: Mr. Church ( 2016 )
"Mr. Church" tells the story of a unique friendship that develops when a little girl and her dying mother retain the services of a talented cook - Henry Joseph Church. What begins as a six month arrangement instead spans into fifteen years and creates a family bond that lasts forever.
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Movie: The Last Shift ( 2020 )
Stanley's last shift at his fast food job takes an unexpected turn.
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Movie: The Brink's Job ( 1978 )
Crime story based on the real armed robbery of the Brink's Building in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 17th, 1950.
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Movie: Scotland, Pa. ( 2001 )
A modernized retelling of "MacBeth" set in 1970s suburban Pennsylvania. Joe McBeth, an unambitious hamburger stand employee, is driven to success by his scheming wife.
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Movie: Biloxi Blues ( 1988 )
A group of young recruits go through boot camp during the Second World War in Biloxi, Mississippi. From the play by Neil Simon.
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Movie: $5 a Day ( 2008 )
The son of a thrifty conman begrudgingly joins his father on the road.
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Movie: Legalese ( 1998 )
When a sexy actress is charged with murder, a charming celebrity lawyer uses trickery to defend her against the press as well as the prosecution.
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Movie: Delirious ( 2007 )
An offbeat drama focused on a homeless youth, a pop music siren and a member of the paparazzi.
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Movie: Casual Encounters ( 2016 )
When Justin's girlfriend of 5 years leaves him heartbroken and embarrassed after a public breakup, his trying to be helpful but somewhat misguided friends talk him into the strange world of on-line dating.
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Movie: King Cobra ( 2016 )
Veteran gay pornography producer Stephen battles two rival producers over the rights to his underage porn star creation, Brent Corrigan, with deadly results.
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Movie: Basmati Blues ( 2017 )
A brilliant scientist is plucked out of the company lab and sent to India to sell the genetically modified rice she created - which she doesn't realize will destroy the farmers she thinks she's helping.
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Movie: Hoot ( 2006 )
A young man (Lerman) moves from Montana to Florida with his family, where he's compelled to engage in a fight to protect a population of endangered owls.
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Movie: The Trouble with Bliss ( 2012 )
A guy in his mid-thirties watches as his life comically unravels after he enters into a relationship with the daughter of a former high school classmate.
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Movie: Imaginary Heroes ( 2005 )
The Travis family façade is destroyed by an event incomprehensible to them -- an event which will open locked doors and finally reveal the secrets that have haunted them for decades.
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Movie: The Prince and Me ( 2004 )
At college Paige meets Eddie, a fellow student from Denmark, whom she first dislikes but later accepts, likes, and loves; he proves to be Crown Prince Edvard. Paige follows him to Copenhagen, and he follows her back to school with a plan.
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Movie: The Throwaways ( 2015 )
Notorious hacker Drew Reynolds is captured by the C.I.A. and given a proposition, work for them, or spend the rest of his life in prison. Agreeing on the condition that he can form his own team, he puts together a group of "throwaways", people deemed expendable, and seemingly the worst in the organization.
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Movie: Small Apartments ( 2013 )
A man is surrounded by strange events and odd neighbors in this adaptation of Chris Millis' novel.
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Movie: Freebie and the Bean ( 1974 )
San Francisco police detectives Freebie and Bean are determined to bust local crime boss Red Meyers at any cost, even if this means destroying the whole city in the process.
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Movie: For the Boys ( 1991 )
With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard, U.S. entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team, they tour from North Africa to the Pacific to act for "the boys". Later, they continue their work, but when the author Silver gets involved into McCarthy's campaign, and is being fired by Eddie, Dixie turns away from him, too.
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Movie: Middle Men ( 2010 )
Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals, and struggles not to drown in a sea of con men, mobsters, drug addicts, and porn stars.
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Movie: The Last of the High Kings ( 1996 )
It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer organising a beach party, having lustful thoughts about two girls he believes are unobtainable and fending off the advances from a visiting American family friend, all whilst coping with his oddball family.
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Movie: No Pay, Nudity ( 2016 )
Aging actor Lester Rosenthal (Gabriel Byrne), who has lost his way with his career, with his family, and with his friends (Nathan Lane, Frances Conroy, & Boyd Gaines) finds out that the way out is through.
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Movie: Hello Again ( 1987 )
A suburban housewife chokes to death and is brought back to life by a spell cast by her wacky sister.
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Movie: Barely Lethal ( 2015 )
A teenage special ops agent coveting a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that surviving the treacherous waters of high school is more challenging than international espionage.
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Movie: The Lovebirds ( 2020 )
A couple (Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery.
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Movie: Coast to Coast ( 1980 )
A wealthy neurotic woman escapes from a New York mental asylum, and hitches a ride back to California with a moody down-on-his-luck cowboy trucker. They fall in love with each other while on the run from bounty hunters and a repo man.
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Movie: Starting Over ( 1979 )
A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This affects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel.
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Movie: Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains ( 1982 )
After her mother's death, teenager Corinne Burns forms a punk band with her sister and cousin, despite their lack of musical experience and talent.
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Movie: The Thing Called Love ( 1993 )
A group of newcomers to the country music business seek love and stardom.
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Movie: Serving Sara ( 2002 )
A process server tries to serve an elusive female target.
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Movie: Orange County ( 2002 )
A guidance counselor mistakenly sends out the wrong transcripts to Stanford University under the name of an over-achieving high schooler.
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Movie: He Said, She Said ( 1991 )
Dan and Lorie are journalists working in the same office. More often than not they have opposing view of the issue in question. Deciding that this is hot stuff, a television producer gives them their own program (called "He Said, She Said") where they can give their opposing views on various issues. As they work together and get to know one another, the events that occur in their lives are replayed in the film twice; once from each's perspective.
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Movie: Playing for Keeps ( 2012 )
A former sports star who's fallen on hard times starts coaching his son's soccer team as a way to get his life together. His attempts to become an adult are met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn.
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Movie: P.S. I Love You ( 2007 )
A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
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Movie: Sex and Death 101 ( 2007 )
A guy's life is turned around by an email, which includes the names of everyone he's had sex with and ever will have sex with. His situation gets worse when he encounters a femme fatale (Ryder) who targets men guilty of sex crime.
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Movie: How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog ( 2003 )
A sarcastic playwright in LA gets new neighbors - single mom and 8 y.o. girl. His wife wants kids and babysits the girl. He doesn't want kids yet plays with her to find out how children talk - for his play. Paternal instincts?
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Movie: Search and Destroy ( 1995 )
A satire about desperate hustling, pop philosophy and big money.
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Movie: Mozart and the Whale ( 2006 )
A love story between two savants with Asperger's syndrome, a kind of autism, whose conditions sabotage their budding relationship.
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Movie: Blonde Ambition ( 2008 )
A young professional woman (Simpson) unwittingly becomes the pawn of two business executives in their bid to oust the head of a mega-conglomerate.
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Movie: My Mom's New Boyfriend ( 2008 )
Henry Durand is a young federal agent who is given a difficult assignment: spy on his mother and her boyfriend who is suspected of leading a gang of art thieves.
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Movie: A Change of Seasons ( 1980 )
Marriage takes a sour turn when a middle-aged husband falls for a young and sexy woman. Things get even more complicated when his wife starts a hot affair with a young lover of her own.
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Movie: 10 ( 1979 )
A Hollywood composer goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy, newly married woman.
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Movie: Bolero ( 1984 )
Set in the 1920s, a young woman sets out to lose her virginity. Her mission leads her to a Moroccan sheikh and a Spanish bullfighter.
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Movie: Labor Pains ( 2009 )
A young woman pretends to be pregnant in order to avoid being fired from her job. When that gets her special treatment by everyone involved in her life, she tries to keep up the lie for nine months.
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Movie: King of California ( 2007 )
An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia.
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Movie: Father Figures ( 2017 )
Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.
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Movie: All Together ( 2012 )
Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
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Movie: Better Living Through Chemistry ( 2014 )
A strait-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy-wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.
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Movie: Butter ( 2012 )
In Iowa, an adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their town's annual contest.
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Movie: Year One ( 2009 )
After being banished from their tribe, two hunter-gatherers encounter Biblical characters and eventually wind up in the city of Sodom.
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Movie: Bright Young Things ( 2003 )
An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies", is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.
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