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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)
  • Adventure, Animation, Family,
  • As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.
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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Action,
  • Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Action,
  • Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Murder on the Orient Express
  • Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
  • Drama, Crime, Mystery,
  • Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
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Murder on the Orient Express
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Action,
  • Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Insurgent
  • Insurgent (2015)
  • Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.
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Insurgent
Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
  • Drama, Thriller, Romance,
  • When college senior Anastasia Steele steps in for her sick roommate to interview prominent businessman Christian Grey for their campus paper, little does she realize the path her life will take. Christian, as enigmatic as he is rich and powerful, finds himself strangely drawn to Ana, and she to him. Though sexually inexperienced, Ana plunges headlong into an affair -- and learns that Christian's true sexual proclivities push the boundaries of pain and pleasure.
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Fifty Shades of Grey
Allegiant
  • Allegiant (2016)
  • Adventure, Science Fiction,
  • Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.
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Allegiant
Lion
  • Lion (2016)
  • Drama,
  • A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
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Lion
Goosebumps
  • Goosebumps (2015)
  • Adventure, Horror, Comedy,
  • A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R.L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware.
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Goosebumps
Divergent
  • Divergent (2014)
  • Action, Thriller, Science Fiction,
  • In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.
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Divergent
The Jungle Book
  • The Jungle Book (2016)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Drama,
  • An orphan boy is raised in the Jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear and a black panther.
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The Jungle Book
American Psycho
  • American Psycho (2000)
  • Drama, Crime,
  • A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
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American Psycho
How to Be Single
  • How to Be Single (2016)
  • Comedy, Romance,
  • New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
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How to Be Single
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Family,
  • One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful cast of new characters, including Trufflehunter the badger and Nikabrik the dwarf, the Pevensie clan embarks on an incredible quest to ensure that Narnia is returned to its rightful heir.
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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Nocturnal Animals
Nocturnal Animals
Hemlock Grove
  • Hemlock Grove (2013)
  • Mystery,
  • One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame the beast clawing its way out. In the sleepy Pennsylvania village of Hemlock Grove, two young men struggle to accept painful truths: about family, themselves, the mystery of the White Tower - and a terrifying new threat so powerful it will turn them from predators into prey.
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Hemlock Grove
The Secret World of Arrietty
  • The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
  • Fantasy, Animation, Family,
  • 14-year-old Arrietty and the rest of the Clock family live in peaceful anonymity as they make their own home from items "borrowed" from the house's human inhabitants. However, life changes for the Clocks when a human boy discovers Arrietty.
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The Secret World of Arrietty
Me Before You
  • Me Before You (2016)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds apart and trapped together by circumstance, the two get off to a rocky start. But the girl becomes determined to prove to the man that life is worth living and as they embark on a series of adventures together, each finds their world changing in ways neither of them could begin to imagine.
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Me Before You
The Lost City of Z
  • The Lost City of Z (2017)
  • Adventure, Drama, Action, History,
  • In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned.
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The Lost City of Z
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
  • Drama, Action, Thriller, War,
  • An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
Paddington
  • Paddington (2014)
  • Comedy, Family,
  • A young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined - until he meets the kindly Brown family, who read the label around his neck ('Please look after this bear. Thank you.') and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist...
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Paddington
Never Let Me Go
  • Never Let Me Go (2010)
  • Drama, Science Fiction, Romance,
  • As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy spend their childhood at an idyllic and secluded English boarding school. As they grow into adults, they must come to terms with the complexity and strength of their love for one another while also preparing for the haunting reality awaiting them.
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Never Let Me Go
Ascendant
  • Ascendant (1)
  • Adventure, Science Fiction, Romance,
  • Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton fight to end the Bureau of Genetic Welfare's authoritarian reign over the United States.
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Ascendant
The Great Escape
  • The Great Escape (1963)
  • Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War,
  • The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security "escape-proof" camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story.
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The Great Escape
Moneyball
  • Moneyball (2011)
  • Drama,
  • The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.
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Moneyball
Anna Karenina
  • Anna Karenina (2012)
  • Drama, Romance,
  • Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
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Anna Karenina
The Host
  • The Host (2013)
  • Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Romance,
  • A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.
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The Host
Soul Surfer
  • Soul Surfer (2011)
  • Drama, Action,
  • Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton. Bethany lost her left arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.Bethany (AnnaSophia Robb) was born to surf. A natural talent who took to the waves at a young age, she was leading an idyllic life on Kauai, participating in national surf competitions with her best friend Alana (Lorraine Nicholson), when everything changed. On Halloween morning, a 14-foot tiger shark came out of nowhere and seemed to shatter all her dreams.Soul Surfer reveals Bethany's fight to recover from her ordeal and how she grappled with the question of her future. Strengthened by the love of her parents, Tom (Dennis Quaid) and Cheri (Helen Hunt), and supported by her youth group leader Sara (Carrie Underwood), Bethany refuses to give in or give up, and begins a bold return to the water.
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Soul Surfer
Suite Française
  • Suite Française (2014)
  • Drama, Romance, War,
  • France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their small town, soon followed by a regiment of German soldiers who take up residence in the villagers' own homes. Lucile initially tries to ignore Bruno von Falk, the handsome and refined German officer staying with them. But soon, a powerful love draws them together and leads them into the tragedy of war.
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Suite Française
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
A Dangerous Method
  • A Dangerous Method (2011)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • In 1904 a Russian woman named Sabina Spielrein arrives at Carl Jung's clinic, seeking treatment for hysteria. Jung is eager to test Sigmund Freud's theories on Sabina and, in fact, successfully treats her. Two years later Jung and Sabina meet Freud in person, and Jung takes over the treatment of Otto Gross, whose influence leads Jung to begin an affair with Sabina, contributing to a rift with Freud.
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A Dangerous Method
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
  • The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
  • Drama, Horror, Thriller,
  • 40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.
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The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
Winter's Tale
  • Winter's Tale (2014)
  • Fantasy, Drama, Mystery, Romance,
  • A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
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Winter's Tale
Berlin Syndrome
  • Berlin Syndrome (2017)
  • Drama, Thriller,
  • A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship, when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.
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Berlin Syndrome
My Week with Marilyn
  • My Week with Marilyn (2011)
  • Drama,
  • Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to see the blonde bombshell, while Olivier is struggling to meet her many demands and acting ineptness, and Colin is intrigued by her. Colin's intrigue is met when Marilyn invites him into her inner world where she struggles with her fame, her beauty and her desire to be a great actress.
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My Week with Marilyn
The Big Year
  • The Big Year (2011)
  • Comedy,
  • Three avid bird watchers compete to spot the rarest birds in North America at a prestigious annual event.
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The Big Year
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
  • Comedy, Family,
  • Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
War Machine
  • War Machine (2017)
  • Drama, Comedy, War,
  • A satire of America's war with Afghanistan with a focus on the people running the campaign.
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War Machine
Homicide: Life on the Street
  • Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)
  • Drama, Mystery,
  • Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit. It ran for seven seasons on NBC from 1993 to 1999, and was succeeded by a TV movie, which also acted as the de facto series finale. The series was originally based on David Simon's book Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets. Many of the characters and stories used throughout the show were based on events depicted in the book, which was also part of the basis for Simon's own series, The Wire on HBO. Although Homicide featured an ensemble cast, Andre Braugher emerged as the series' breakout star through his portrayal of Frank Pembleton. The show won Television Critics Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Drama in 1996, 1997, and 1998. It also became the first drama ever to win three Peabody Awards for best drama in 1993, 1995, and 1997. In 1997, the episode "Prison Riot" was ranked No. 32 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time. In 2007, it was listed as one of Time magazine's "Best TV Shows of All-TIME." In 1996 TV Guide named the series 'The Best Show You're Not Watching'. The show placed #46 on Entertainment Weekly's "New TV Classics" list.
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Homicide: Life on the Street