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Poster for the movie "Evolution"

Evolution

September 29, 2020
This often overlooked Ivan Reitman film has all the fun and feel of Ghostbusters with a great cast and lots of laughs.

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Poster for the movie "The Hunt for Red October"

The Hunt For Red October

September 7, 2020
The Hunt for Red October handles drama and action perfectly, the casting is amazing, the music is an outstanding complement, and the film holds up after several rewatches.

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5/5

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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

Brad Silberling20041 h 48 min

20041 h 48 min
Overview

Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a thrilling misadventure involving three ingenious orphans and a villainous actor named Count Olaf (Jim Carrey) who wants their enormous fortune." It includes a suspicious fire, delicious pasta, Jim Carrey, poorly behaved looches, Billy Connolly, an incredibly deadly viper, Meryl Streep, and the voice of an imposter named Jude Law.

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Director Brad Silberling
Writer
Release Date 16 December 2004

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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

Peter Hewitt19911 h 33 min

19911 h 33 min
Overview

Amiable slackers Bill and Ted are once again roped into a fantastical adventure when De Nomolos, a villain from the future, sends evil robot duplicates of the two lads to terminate and replace them. The robot doubles actually succeed in killing Bill and Ted, but the two are determined to escape the afterlife, challenging the Grim Reaper to a series of games in order to return to the land of the living.

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Director Peter Hewitt
Writer Chris Matheson, Ed Solomon
Release Date 19 July 1991

Top Gun

Tony Scott19861 h 50 min

19861 h 50 min
Overview

For Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell and his friend and co-pilot Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw, being accepted into an elite training school for fighter pilots is a dream come true. But a tragedy, as well as personal demons, will threaten Pete's dreams of becoming an ace pilot.

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Director Tony Scott
Writer Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr., Warren Skaaren
Release Date 16 May 1986

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Parenthood

Ron Howard19892 h 04 min

Not rated yet!
Comedy, Drama, Family
19892 h 04 min
Overview

The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the 'black sheep' of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the rebellious teenagers.

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Director Ron Howard
Writer
Release Date 31 July 1989

A Clockwork Orange

Stanley Kubrick19712 h 17 min

Not rated yet!
Science Fiction, Drama
19712 h 17 min
Overview

In a near-future Britain, young Alexander DeLarge and his pals get their kicks beating and raping anyone they please. When not destroying the lives of others, Alex swoons to the music of Beethoven. The state, eager to crack down on juvenile crime, gives an incarcerated Alex the option to undergo an invasive procedure that'll rob him of all personal agency. In a time when conscience is a commodity, can Alex change his tune?

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Director Stanley Kubrick
Writer
Release Date 19 December 1971

Death to Smoochy

Danny DeVito20021 h 49 min

Not rated yet!
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
20021 h 49 min
Overview

Tells the story of Rainbow Randolph, the corrupt, costumed star of a popular children's TV show, who is fired over a bribery scandal and replaced by squeaky-clean Smoochy, a puffy fuscia rhinoceros. As Smoochy catapults to fame - scoring hit ratings and the affections of a network executive - Randolph makes the unsuspecting rhino the target of his numerous outrageous attempts to exact revenge and reclaim his status as America's sweetheart.

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Director Danny DeVito
Writer
Release Date 28 March 2002
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