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The Best Movies Of 2002
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This is what came out in 2002. As with my other lists some movies may show a different year, but they did come out in 2002.


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Movie: Men in Black II ( 2002 )
Agent J is sent to find Agent K and restore his memory after the re-appearance of a case from K's past.
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Movie: Spider-Man ( 2002 )
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
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Movie: Catch Me If You Can ( 2002 )
A seasoned FBI agent pursues Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and a legal prosecutor.
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Movie: Minority Report ( 2002 )
In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.
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Movie: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets ( 2002 )
An ancient prophecy seems to be coming true when a mysterious presence begins stalking the corridors of a school of magic and leaving its victims paralyzed.
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Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers ( 2002 )
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.
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Movie: City of God ( 2002 )
In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.
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Movie: Equilibrium ( 2002 )
In an oppressive future where all forms of feeling are illegal, a man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system and state.
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Movie: The Pianist ( 2002 )
A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.
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Movie: Scooby-Doo ( 2002 )
After an acrimonious break up, the Mystery Inc. gang are individually brought to an island resort to investigate strange goings on.
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Movie: A Walk to Remember ( 2002 )
The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.
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Movie: The Bourne Identity ( 2002 )
A man is picked up by a fishing boat, bullet-riddled and suffering from amnesia, before racing to elude assassins and attempting to regain his memory.
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Movie: 28 Days Later... ( 2002 )
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
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Movie: Gangs of New York ( 2002 )
In 1862, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.
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Movie: Die Another Day ( 2002 )
James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul, who is funding the development of an international space weapon.
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Movie: Irréversible ( 2002 )
Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass.
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Movie: Unfaithful ( 2002 )
A New York suburban couple's marriage goes dangerously awry when the wife indulges in an adulterous fling.
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Movie: Signs ( 2002 )
A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
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Movie: Red Dragon ( 2002 )
A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer. Aiding him is imprisoned forensic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter.
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Movie: The Count of Monte Cristo ( 2002 )
A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friend", escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge.
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Movie: The Scorpion King ( 2002 )
A desert warrior rises up against the evil army that is destroying his homeland. He captures the enemy's key sorcerer, takes her deep into the desert and prepares for a final showdown.
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Movie: Chicago ( 2003 )
Two death-row murderesses develop a fierce rivalry while competing for publicity, celebrity, and a sleazy lawyer's attention.
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Movie: 8 Mile ( 2002 )
A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.
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Movie: Lilo & Stitch ( 2002 )
A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive.
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Movie: Punch-Drunk Love ( 2002 )
A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding.
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Movie: Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones ( 2002 )
Ten years after initially meeting, Anakin Skywalker shares a forbidden romance with Padmé Amidala, while Obi-Wan Kenobi investigates an assassination attempt on the senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the Jedi.
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Movie: Ghost Ship ( 2002 )
A salvage crew discovers a long-lost 1962 passenger ship floating lifeless in a remote region of the Bering Sea, and soon notices that its long-dead inhabitants may still be on board.
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Movie: Austin Powers in Goldmember ( 2002 )
Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember, who is working with Dr. Evil.
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Movie: The Ring ( 2002 )
A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone one week to the day after they view it.
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Movie: About a Boy ( 2002 )
A cynical, immature young man is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy.
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Movie: Secretary ( 2002 )
A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.
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Movie: The Hours ( 2003 )
The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.
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Movie: The Sweetest Thing ( 2002 )
A girl finds she is forced to educate herself on the etiquette of wooing the opposite sex when she finally meets Mr. Right.
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Movie: We Were Soldiers ( 2002 )
The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.
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Movie: Resident Evil ( 2002 )
A special military unit fights a powerful, out-of-control supercomputer and hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating creatures after a laboratory accident.
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Movie: Insomnia ( 2002 )
Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
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Movie: Road to Perdition ( 2002 )
A mob enforcer's son witnesses a murder, forcing him and his father to take to the road, and his father down a path of redemption and revenge.
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Movie: Ice Age ( 2002 )
Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe.
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Movie: Sweet Home Alabama ( 2002 )
A young woman who's reinvented herself as a New York City socialite must return home to Alabama to obtain a divorce from her husband, after seven years of separation.
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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: Reign of Fire ( 2002 )
A brood of fire-breathing dragons emerges from the earth and begins setting everything ablaze, establishing dominance over the planet.
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Movie: Cabin Fever ( 2003 )
Five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
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Movie: The Time Machine ( 2002 )
Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
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Movie: xXx ( 2002 )
An extreme sports athlete, Xander Cage, is recruited by the government on a special mission.
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Movie: Blade II ( 2002 )
Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to combat the Reapers, who are feeding on vampires.
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Movie: The Transporter ( 2002 )
Frank is hired to "transport" packages for unknown clients and has made a very good living doing so. But when asked to move a package that begins moving, complications arise.
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Movie: Treasure Planet ( 2002 )
A Disney animated version of "Treasure Island". The only difference is that the film is set in outer space with alien worlds and other galactic wonders.
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Movie: Bend It Like Beckham ( 2002 )
The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team.
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Movie: My Big Fat Greek Wedding ( 2002 )
A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
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Movie: Mr. Deeds ( 2002 )
A sweet-natured, small-town guy inherits a controlling stake in a media conglomerate and begins to do business his way.
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Movie: Ken Park ( 2003 )
Ken Park is about several Californian skateboarders' lives and relationships with and without their parents.
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Movie: Phone Booth ( 2003 )
Publicist Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle. Unable to leave or receive outside help, Stuart's negotiation with the caller leads to a jaw-dropping climax.
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Movie: The Hot Chick ( 2002 )
An attractive and popular teenager, who is mean-spirited toward others, finds herself in the body of an older man, and must find a way to get back to her original body.
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Movie: The Mothman Prophecies ( 2002 )
A reporter is drawn to a small West Virginia town to investigate a series of strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities.
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Movie: Bubba Ho-Tep ( 2003 )
Elvis and JFK did not die, and today they're roommates in an East Texas nursing home whose residents are being killed by an ancient Egyptian Soul Sucker named Bubba Ho-Tep. This movie is endearing and vulgar in about the right proportion.
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Movie: Adaptation. ( 2002 )
A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen.
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Movie: Eight Legged Freaks ( 2002 )
Venomous spiders get exposed to a noxious chemical that causes them to grow to monumental proportions.
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Movie: The Country Bears ( 2002 )
Beary Barrington goes on an adventure to save Country Bear Hall by getting the Country Bears back together for a reunion concert.
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Movie: Frida ( 2002 )
A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.
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Movie: Van Wilder: Party Liaison ( 2002 )
The most popular kid on campus meets a beautiful journalist who makes him realize that maybe he's afraid to graduate.
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Movie: John Q ( 2002 )
John Quincy Archibald takes a hospital emergency room hostage when his insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant.
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Movie: Hero ( 2002 )
A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors.
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Movie: Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams ( 2002 )
The Cortez siblings set out for a mysterious island, where they encounter a genetic scientist and a set of rival spy kids.
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Movie: Dog Soldiers ( 2002 )
A routine military exercise turns into a nightmare in the Scotland wilderness.
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Movie: The Rules of Attraction ( 2002 )
The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
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Movie: Queen of the Damned ( 2002 )
The vampire Lestat becomes a rock star whose music wakes up the queen of all vampires.
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Movie: Star Trek: Nemesis ( 2002 )
The Enterprise is diverted to the Romulan homeworld Romulus, supposedly because they want to negotiate a peace treaty. Captain Picard and his crew discover a serious threat to the Federation once Praetor Shinzon plans to attack Earth.
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Movie: Blue Crush ( 2002 )
As a hard-core surfer girl prepares for a big competition, she finds herself falling for a football player.
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Movie: Big Fat Liar ( 2002 )
After a young boy's school essay erroneously finds its way into the hands of a Hollywood producer who turns the idea into a hit film, the boy travels to Los Angeles to claim his credit.
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Movie: The New Guy ( 2002 )
A high school senior branded uncool in the ninth grade gets himself expelled so he changes his image to cool kid at the town's other high school.
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Movie: High Crimes ( 2002 )
High powered lawyer Claire Kubik finds her world turned upside down when her husband, who she thought was Tom Kubik, is arrested and is revealed to be Ron Chapman. Chapman is on trial for a murder of Latin American villagers while he was in the Marines. Claire soon learns that to navigate the military justice system, she'll need help from the somewhat unconventional Charlie Grimes; meanwhile, Claire's sister, Jackie, is falling in love with wet-behind-the-ears Lieutenant Embry assigned as the official defense lawyer. And most of the eyewitnesses have rather too conveniently died.
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Movie: Slackers ( 2002 )
When geeky Ethan discovers three fellow students scamming the examination system, he blackmails them to win over the college's most popular girl.
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Movie: One Hour Photo ( 2002 )
A mentally unstable photo developer targets a middle-class family after his obsession with them becomes more sick and disturbing than any of them could imagine.
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Movie: Solaris ( 2002 )
A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
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Movie: The Tuxedo ( 2002 )
A hapless chauffeur must take a comatose Secret Agent's place using his special gadget-laden tuxedo.
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Movie: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind ( 2003 )
An adaptation of the cult memoir of game show impresario Chuck Barris, in which he purports to have been a CIA hitman.
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Movie: The Sum of All Fears ( 2002 )
C.I.A. analyst Jack Ryan must stop the plans of a Neo-Nazi faction that threatens to induce a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Russia's newly elected President by detonating a nuclear weapon at a football game in Baltimore, Maryland.
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Movie: Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron ( 2002 )
A wild stallion is captured by humans and slowly loses the will to resist training, yet, throughout his struggles for freedom, the stallion refuses to let go of the hope of one day returning home to his herd.
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Movie: K-19: The Widowmaker ( 2002 )
When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.
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Movie: Crossroads ( 2002 )
Three childhood best friends, and a guy they just met, take a road trip across the country, finding themselves and their friendship in the process.
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Movie: Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood ( 2002 )
After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends.
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Movie: Two Weeks Notice ( 2002 )
A lawyer decides that she's used too much like a nanny by her boss, so she walks out on him.
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Movie: 40 Days and 40 Nights ( 2002 )
After a brutal break-up, a young man vows to stay celibate during the forty days of Lent, but finds the girl of his dreams and is unable to do anything about it.
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Movie: Killing Me Softly ( 2002 )
A woman faces deadly consequences for abandoning her loving relationship with her boyfriend to pursue exciting sexual scenarios with a mysterious celebrity mountaineer.
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Movie: Ali G Indahouse ( 2002 )
Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, Ali is embraced by the nation as a voice of the youth, making the PM and his government more popular than ever.
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Movie: Femme Fatale ( 2002 )
A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.
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Movie: May ( 2003 )
A lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood and unsuccessful attempts to connect with the people around her is sent into a murderous tailspin.
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Movie: Maid in Manhattan ( 2002 )
A Senatorial candidate falls for a hotel maid, thinking she is a socialite, when he sees her trying on a wealthy woman's dress.
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Movie: Boat Trip ( 2002 )
Two straight men mistakenly end up on a "gays only" cruise.
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Movie: 25th Hour ( 2003 )
Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.
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Movie: Spun ( 2003 )
A drug dealer introduces one of his customers, a 'speed freak', to the man who runs the meth lab. A crazy three-day adventure ensues.
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Movie: Carrie ( 2002 )
Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both her classmates and her domineering, religious mother.
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Movie: The Good Girl ( 2002 )
A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.
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Movie: Friday After Next ( 2002 )
Two cousins work nights at a local mall as security guards. When their house is robbed on Christmas Eve they team up to track the robber down.
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Movie: Enough ( 2002 )
After running away fails, a terrified woman empowers herself in order to battle her abusive husband.
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Movie: Like Mike ( 2002 )
A 14-year-old orphan becomes an NBA superstar after trying on a pair of sneakers with the faded initials "M.J." inside.
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Movie: American Psycho II: All American Girl ( 2002 )
A girl named Rachael Newman has developed a taste for murder and will stand at nothing to become a college professor's assistant.
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Movie: Windtalkers ( 2002 )
Two U.S. Marines in World War II are assigned to protect Navajo Marines, who use their native language as an unbreakable radio cypher.
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Movie: 24 Hour Party People ( 2002 )
In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.
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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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