Fruitvale Station
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This is the true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident who wakes up on the morning of December 31, 2008 and feels something in the air. Not sure what it is, he takes it as a sign to get a head start on his resolutions: being a better son to his mother, whose birthday falls on New Year's Eve, being a better partner to his girlfriend, who he hasn't been completely honest with as of late, and being a better father to T, their beautiful 4 year old daughter. He starts out well, but as the d...
The Fifth Estate
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The story opens in 2010, with the release of the Afghan War Logs. It then flashes back to 2007, where journalist Daniel Domscheit-Berg meets Australian computer hacker Julian Assange for the first time, at the Chaos Computer Club event in Berlin. Daniel's interest in online activism has led him to Assange, with whom he has corresponded by email. They begin working together on WikiLeaks, a website devoted to releasing information being withheld from the public while retaining anonymity for its so...
Blue Jasmine
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Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) disembarks in San Francisco from a flight that took her away from her old life in New York and arrives at her adopted sister's cluttered apartment in a poor part of the city. A woman who had been sitting next to her on the flight tells her husband that Jasmine had been talking to herself and that she had been buttonholed after mistakenly responding to Jasmine's chatter. Jasmine's sister, Ginger (Sally Hawkins), is shocked to learn that Jasmine travelled first class despi...
Texas Chainsaw 3D
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Picking up after the events of the original film, the people of Newt, Texas, led by Mayor Burt Hartman (Paul Rae), burn down the farmhouse of the Sawyer family for their role in aiding Jedidiah "Jed" Sawyer (Dan Yeager), also known as "Leatherface", in several murders. The arsonists are celebrated as heroes in the town, and the entire family is presumed dead. However, an infant, Edith Sawyer, is found by one of the townsmen, Gavin Miller (David Born), who promptly murders her mother, Loretta Saw...
The Legend of Hercules
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In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his destiny. He desires only one thing: the love of Hebe, Princess of Crete, who has been promised to his own brother. When Hercules learns of his greater purpose, he must choose: to flee with his true love or to fulfill his destiny and become the true hero of...
Behind the Candelabra
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Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted....
R.I.P.D.
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Boston Police Department Detectives Nick Walker and Bobby Hayes steal some gold they find during a drug-bust. Nick buries his share in his backyard, intending to use it to create a better life for himself and his wife, Julia. He immediately regrets his decision, and informs Hayes he intends to return the gold. During a subsequent raid on a warehouse that day, Nick and Hayes get into a shootout with the criminals inside, and Hayes kills Nick to prevent him from returning the gold. After ascendin...
Skinwalker Ranch
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A scientific research team investigates and documents the supernatural phenomena surrounding the disappearance of a cattle ranchers 10 year old son. Inspired by true events that shocked the paranormal community around the world. ...
Jack Reacher
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In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a man drives a van into a parking garage across the Allegheny River from PNC Park and, after dropping a quarter into the meter, readies a sniper rifle. He takes aim and kills five people on the river’s North Shore Trail from long range before fleeing in the van. The police soon arrive at the scene of the murder, headed by Detective Emerson (David Oyelowo), and discover a shell casing as well as the quarter used to pay for parking. A fingerprint taken from the co...
The Internship
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Billy McMahon (Vaughn) and Nick Campbell (Wilson) seek employment after being laid off from their positions as watch salesmen when their employer goes out of business. Billy then applies for an internship at Google for the two of them, and they are accepted due to their unorthodox interview answers, despite a lack of relevant experience; they are the only interns not of traditional collegiate age. They will spend the summer competing in teams against other interns, also known as "Nooglers", in a...
Prisoners
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Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) and his family attend a Thanksgiving dinner at the house of their neighbors, the Birches; that afternoon, both families' young daughters, Anna Dover and Joy Birch, go missing. A police hunt finds an RV which had been parked outside the house, and when Detective David Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal) tries to confront the driver, Alex Jones (Paul Dano) he attempts to escape but is arrested. Loki's investigations uncover a corpse wearing a maze pendant in the basement of a local...
Paranoia
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Adam Cassidy (Liam Hemsworth) is a low-level inventor who works for a corporation run by Nicholas Wyatt (Gary Oldman). After being fired for insubordination, Adam uses the company's credit card to pay for bottle service for his friends at a club. Wyatt and his enforcer, Miles Meachum (Julian McMahon), blackmail Adam into becoming a corporate spy for Wyatt by threatening to have him arrested for fraud. Adam is trained by Judith Bolton (Embeth Davidtz) and infiltrates a company run by Wyatt's f...
Open Grave
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A man wakes up in the wilderness, in a pit full of dead bodies, with no memory and must determine if the murderer is one of the strangers who rescued him, or if he himself is the killer. ...
Battle of the Damned
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A group of mercenaries led by Maj. Max Gatling (Dolph Lundgren) are fleeing from a failed rescue attempt, having been hired by a rich industrialist to enter a zombie-infested city to rescue his daughter Jude (Melanie Zanetti). At the extraction point, Gatling tells Smiley (Jeff Pruitt) that he is staying to find Jude and complete the mission. After searching through the city and killing many zombies on the way, he locates Jude and tells her that he is going to get her out of the city, and she ta...
Red
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Frank Moses (Bruce Willis), a former black-ops CIA agent, is retired and living a quiet life in a Cleveland suburb. However, Frank feels lonely and often chats on the phone with Sarah Ross (Mary-Louise Parker), a customer service agent who works for the GSA pension office in Kansas City. He creates opportunities to talk to her by tearing up his pension checks and calling her to say they had never arrived. His life is disrupted when a six-person hit squad raids his house in the middle of the n...
Grown Ups
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In 1978, five childhood friends won their junior high school basketball championship. During their celebration at a rented lake house, the friends' coach, Buzzer (Blake Clark), encouraged them to live their lives in a similar way to how they played the game. The five friends had remained close friends up until their graduation and are separated in the present-day. Lenny Feder (Adam Sandler) is a high-powered Hollywood talent agent who is married to Roxanne Chase (Salma Hayek), a fashion designer...
Drinking Buddies
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Kate (Olivia Wilde) and Luke (Jake Johnson) are co-workers at Chicago craft brewery Revolution Brewing, where they spend their days drinking and flirting. They are perfect for each other, except that they are both in relationships: Kate is with Chris (Ron Livingston), and Luke is with Jill (Anna Kendrick). Jill wants to know if Luke is ready to talk about marriage. Luke is busy brewing beer and Kate handles phone calls to set up the anniversary party for the brewery. During lunch they agree to ...
Free Birds
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After years of fruitless warning of his farmyard brethren of the coming Thanksgiving doom, Reggie the Turkey finds himself spared as the annual Pardoned Turkey. However, Reggie's easy life is disrupted by Jake, a fanatic turkey who drags him along with the insane idea of going back in time to make sure turkeys are not part of the first Thanksgiving. Through foolhardiness and luck, the pair manage to take an experimental time machine to do just that. Now in 1621 at the Plymouth colony, Reggie and...
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
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Sauron's forces increase. His allies grow. The Ringwraiths return in an even more frightening form. Saruman's army of Uruk Hai is ready to launch an assault against Aragorn and the people of Rohan. Yet, the Fellowship is broken and Boromir is dead. For the little hope that is left, Frodo and Sam march on into Mordor, unprotected. A number of new allies join with Aragorn, Gimli, Legolas, Pippin and Merry. And they must defend Rohan and attack Isengard. Yet, while all this is going on, Sauron's tr...
Justice League: War
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A series of strange abductions have occurred in Gotham City, with video footage suggesting that Batman, a wanted costumed vigilante, is behind the incidents. When a mysterious cloaked kidnapper abducts a woman, Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) arrives to confront the kidnapper and saves the woman when she is dropped from above. Green Lantern then attacks the kidnapper revealing it to be a monstrous Parademon. As the hero is about to get killed, Batman appears and saves Green Lantern from the rooftop. ...
A.C.O.D.
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A man (Scott) becomes aware that he was an unknowing former participant in a study about children of divorce, and he is sought as a participant in a follow-up study several years later. Participation in the present day has comedic results. His younger brother (Duke) has a wedding which brings his divorced parents back together, causing lots of friction....
Freezer
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Robert is an ordinary man who is faced with extraordinary circumstances. He is locked in a meat freezer by Russian thugs who believe that he owes them 8 million dollars. Robert, who is in every frame of the film soon discovers that he is not alone in the freezer. Sam, a stranger, is also locked in with him, and it becomes a struggle to survive the cold and the forces that are against them....
Blackbird
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Sean Randall (Connor Jessup), a goth teenager, is a friend of classmate Deanna (Alexia Fast) (they daily ride the same bus). Her boyfriend plays in a hockey team, and she is friends with the members. Sean's father has a gun collection. Sean sometimes joins him when he goes hunting. One day he films a deer slaughtered by his father, and shows this to his schoolmates, which, in addition to his goth look, makes them think he is creepy. One day the members of the hockey team bully Sean for being wei...
August: Osage County
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A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. ...
Mimic
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In Manhattan, cockroaches are spreading the deadly "Strickler's Disease" that is claiming hundreds of the city's children. Entomologist Susan Tyler (Mira Sorvino) uses genetic engineering to create what she and her colleague (and husband) Peter Mann (Jeremy Northam) call the Judas Breed, a large insect (looking like a cross between a termite and a praying mantis) that releases an enzyme that kills off the disease-carrying roaches by speeding up their metabolism. The Judas Breed work spectacularl...