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When a jewelry heist goes wrong, the surviving crooks turn on each other.
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Based on the true story of the explosive events that took place in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971 when African-American football coach Herman Boone was hired to guide an integrated but racially polarized high school team--the T.C. Williams Titans. Angry, stubborn and a rigid taskmaster, Boone faces a cool reception from the team''s players as well as an awkward relationship with assistant coach Bill Yoast, a local white man with seniority and a tradition of winning who was bypassed for the job. It''s made clear that Bill has feelings of animosity for having to be an assistant under a black man. As the two men learn to overcome their ignorance and bigotry and realize that they have much in common--integrity, honor, and a strong work ethic--they work together to transfom a group of angry, unfocused players into a dynamic winning team of responsible young men. In the process, they also unite a divided community and ensure that Virginia will always "Remember the Titans."
Music (feature film)
When a convicted robber finds out that his daughter has become the latest victim of a serial killer who specializes in sexual mutilation, he makes a daring escape to seek vengeance.
Sound (feature film)
In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise toughness, makes him an unstoppable force and the mayor's w
Scott Voss, a high school biology teacher, moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school's music program.
Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time, working together to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known.
The adventures of young Ramona Quimby and her big sister Beezus. Ramona's vivid imagination, boundless energy, and accident-prone antics keep everyone she meets on their toes. But her irrepressible sense of fun, adventure and mischief come in handy when she puts her mind to helping save her family's
Lemuel Gulliver, a free-spirited travel writer, while on assignment in the Bermuda Triangle, finds himself washed ashore on the hidden island of Liliput.
The first chapter in the X-Men saga unites Wolverine with several other legends of the X-Men universe in an epic revolution that pits the mutants against powerful forces determined to eliminate them.
The always-complicated relationship between Fox Mulder and Dana Scully moves in unexpected directions. Mulder continues his unshakable quest for the truth, and Scully, the passionate, ferociously intelligent physician, remains inextricably tied to Mulder's pursuits.
Dave Ming Chang, newly arrived in New York City, may be the ultimate fish out of water. He's forty-something, pleasant looking and nattily dressed, even if his attire--an all-white suit, black tie and a neat black handkerchief tucked in his pocket--harkens back to the disco-centric '70s. But beyond
A comedy-adventure about a group of middle-aged friends who decide to rev up their routine suburban lives with a freewheeling motorcycle trip. Taking a long, dreamed-of breather from their stressful jobs and family responsibilities, they can't wait to feel the freedom of the open road. However, when this mis-matched foursome, who have grown far more used to the couch than the saddle, set out for their once-in-a-lifetime experience, they encounter a world that holds far more than they ever bargained for. The trip begins to challenge their wits and their luck, especially during a chance run-in with the Del Fuegos, a real-life biker gang whose members are less than amused with the suburbanites' novice approach. As they go looking for adventure, they soon find that they've embarked on a journey they will never forget.
Newly elected to Congress, the polished, preening newscaster, Evan Baxter, is the next one anointed by God to accomplish a holy mission--walking in the footsteps of Bruce Almighty. Evan leaves Buffalo behind and shepherds his family to suburban northern Virginia. Once there, his life gets turned upside-down when God appears and mysteriously commands him to build an ark. But his befuddled family just can''t decide whether Evan is having an extraordinary mid-life crisis or is truly onto something of Biblical proportions.
What happens in the wild when the hunters become the hunted.
Down on the farm, the farmer thinks he's in charge, keeping all the animals safe and sound. But when the farmer is out of sight, the lookout sheep shouts "Clear!" and all of the barnyard animals spring up on two legs, walk, talk, watch TV, and orchestrate practical jokes. For Otis the cow that last
Divorce mediators John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey are business partners and lifelong friends who share one truly unique springtime hobby--crashing weddings! Whatever the ethnicity of the wedding party--Jewish, Italian, Irish, Chinese, Hindu--the charismatic and charming duo always have clever back stories for inquisitive guests and inevitably become the hit of every reception, where they strictly adhere to their proven "rules of wedding crashing" to meet and pick up women aroused by the very thought of marriage. At the tail end of another successful season of toasting brides and grooms, Jeremy learns that the daughter of Treasury Secretary William Cleary and his wife, Kathleen, is getting married in what is sure to be the Washington D.C. social event of the year. After infiltrating the lavish affair, John and Jeremy quickly set their sights on two bridesmaids, Claire and Gloria Cleary. With the lavish reception in full swing, Jeremy works his game plan to perfection in seducing Gloria, but John''s flirtation banter with Claire is unexpectedly impeded by her pompous, Ivy League boyfriend Sack. Having uncharacteristically fallen hard and fast for Claire, John convinces a resistant Jeremy to bend the crashing rules and accept an invitation to an extended weekend party at the Cleary family compound. Once at the palatial waterfront estate, John and Jeremy endure a multitude of comical mishaps at the hands of the dysfunctional members of the Cleary family, but also learn a few unexpected lessons about love and relationships.
Dick Harper's years of hard work finally pay off when he is promoted to vice president at Globodyne, a worldwide leader in the consolidation of media properties. But after exactly one day in his new job, Globodyne is destroyed by an Enron-like calamity--and he is left holding the bag. Dick's sudden
Samantha Mackenzie has fame and glamour, but she just wants what every college freshman wants: the opportunity to experience the world away from home and, most importantly, away from her parents. She just wants to be treated like anyone else. But it's not going to be easy, because Sam's home address
Set in a fanciful version of the untamed West, a musical comedy about what takes place when a group of underdog animal charters face dangerous odds and band together to achieve a common goal. A greedy yodeling outlaw named Alameda Slim schemes to take possession of the "Patch of Heaven" dairy farm f
Havana: November, 1958. Eighteen-year-old Katey Miller brings an innate curiosity--and a smattering of Spanish--to her new life in Cuba's lush capital, where her father has taken an executive posting at Chrysler. Schooled by her parents in the art of ballroom dancing, Katey is expected to join the
A group of air crash survivors are stranded in the Mongolian desert with no chance of rescue. Facing a brutal environment, dwindling resources, and an attack by desert smugglers, they realize their only hope is doing the "impossible"--building a new plane from the wreckage.
When a Chinese rebel murders Chon''s estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds. Chon''s sister, Lin, has the same idea, and uncovers a worldwide conspiracy to murder the royal family--but almost no one will believe her. With the help of a kindly Scotland Yard Inspector and a 10-year-old street urchin, the acrobatic Chon gives Victorian Britain a kick in the pants as he attempts to avenge his father''s death--and keep the romance-minded Roy away from his sister.
Bruce Nolan is a local Eyewitness News TV reporter in Buffalo, New York, best known for doing human interest stories--which makes everyone happy but him. Bruce would much rather be replacing the soon-to-retire anchorman. Essentially, Bruce is disconnected with everything in his life and rarely misses an opportunity to complain about it. He has a loving girlfriend, Grace, who runs a day care center and adores Bruce in spite of his negativity. Bruce is handed a great opportunity when he''s asked to do the 23rd anniversary of Niagra Falls'' famed Maid of the Mist boat, which will air live during sweeps. But the mist hits the fan when it''s announced on-air--just before Bruce goes live--that the co-anchor position, about to be vacated, is going to Bruce''s superficial rival. In front of millions of viewers, Bruce has an on-camera meltdown, punctuated by a four-letter word not yet cleared for network television. On this worst day of Bruce''s life, he''s fired from the station, beaten up by a gang of toughs, and his car is vandalized. Furious, Bruce rails and rages against the Lord for his rotten luck--which is followed by a curious set of signs, one of which leads him to an old building called Omni Presents, Inc. There, Bruce meets a janitor who reveals himself to be who he really is--God! He''s heard Bruce''s complaints and now has an offer for the choleric newscaster--his job. By endowing Bruce with all his powers, God challenges him to take on the job and see if he can do any better!
Duff and Jason are best friends, but couldn't be more different. Duff is a confirmed under-achiever and a lifelong bad influence on John. John is a practical, hard working guy who only wants to marry his longtime girlfriend Elaine. Elaine and John have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for the
A tale which follows the adventures of a wild and rambunctious mustang stallion as he journeys through the untamed American frontier. Encountering man for the first time, Spirit defies being broken, even as he develops a remarkable friendship with a young Lakota brave named Little Creek. The young stallion also finds love with a beautiful paint mare named Rain on his way to becoming one of the greatest unsung heroes of the Old West.
Chris Cole was born to rock. His longtime girlfriend Emily believes his talent could take him all the way- but Chris worships at the altar of Bobby Beers, the fiery frontman for heavy metal legends Steel Dragon. By day, Chris still lives at home with his parents and spends his days repairing copy machines. But when Chris takes the stage, fronting Pennsylvania''s premiere Steel Dragon tribute band, all of that disappears. Chris Cole is Bobby Beers- mesmerizing audiences with his perfect imitation of Beers'' electrifying vocals. The night his bandmates boot him out of the group, Chris is devastated- until an unexpected phone call changes his life forever: He, Chris Cole, has been tapped to replace Bobby Beers as the lead singer of Steel Dragon. In an instant, Chris rockets to the dizzying heights of sudden stardom, rising from devotee to icon, from rock fan to rock god- the wanna-be who got to be. So what happens when an average guy gets everything he wants- and discovers it''s not enough?
Gordon Smith is an offbeat mailman who has never met a dog he couldn''t handle. When he offers to baby-sit James, the young son of his beautiful neighbor Stephanie, he hopes to spark her romantic interest in him. A hard working single mom, Stephanie thinks Gordon is just an overgrown kid himself, but circumstances force her to leave James with him, temporarily, while she is away on business. Meanwhile, FBI Agent Murdoch is trying desperately to find his runaway canine partner, Agent 11, who has escaped from protective custody. Thanks to the super dog''s drug detecting abilities, he has incurred the wrath of local mobster kingpin Sonny Talia, who has put out a contract on the four-footed Fed. They lose the trail completely when the dog seeks refuge in Gordon''s mail truck, where he is promptly adopted by James, who names him "Spot." While Stephanie tries desperately to return home in the midst of a snowstorm, the fur begins to fly as the mobsters catch up with Gordon and James at a local pet store...
The adventures of a baby elephant named Whispers who is separated from his mother. He searches desperately for her but instead, finds the sassy and fiercely independent Groove, an outcast from her own herd and the last elephant in the world to ever be a substitute mom. Unfortunately for Groove, Whis
Oz is a nice-guy dentist who is beaten down by his wife Sophie and his mother-in-law who constantly demean him. Oz is scrambling to dig himself out of the state of financial ruin that his father-in-law has left in, finally coming to the gloomy realization that he is worth more dead than alive -- a sentiment that takes on a whole new meaning when mobster, and celebrated hit-man, Jimmy ''The Tulip'' Tudeski moves in next store.
An ambitious television reporter Tim O'Hara stumbles upon a real-life Martian whose space ship has crash landed on Earth. Believing this is the story of the millennium and his chance for a Pulitzer Prize, Tim makes his plans to expose the Martian, who, posing as Tim's Uncle Martin, takes human form
In 1930s Harlem, fast talking hustler Ray scams straightlaced Claude into traveling south together to pick up some moonshine and make some quick cash. Instead, they are arrested for a murder actually committed by a corrupt local sheriff, and sentenced to life in prison in Mississippi. Over the years, the pair form a bond, despite being very different and frequently fighting. They scheme to escape, and keep hoping for justice.
The famous, foul-mouthed 3rd graders of South Park, Colorado are featured in this full-length feature film from creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker. In "South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut" (1999), the parents of South Park are horrified by the influence that a crass Canadian television duo has had o
Mrs Lever is a dangerous woman. When she discovers that her husband is cheating on her she gets her two sons to scare him to death in a helicopter. The lover, Sally, works in a burger joint and is pregnant at the time of her lover''s death. She also just might have heard what happened because of a freak radio signal. So one of the sons is sent undercover to find out just what she knows. While his brother and mother would be happy to see Sally dead too, Dorian falls in love with her.
As the story of the Cortino family unfolds over nearly a century, young and innocent Vincenzo Cortino is driven from his home in Sicily and forced to swim to America. There he grows up to become the infamous patriarch of a powerful crime family. However, in his twilight years Vincenzo realizes the r
Hunter "Patch" Adams was criticized in his official medical school record for "excessive happiness" and was once told by a faculty advisor, "If you want to be a clown, join a circus." Patch did, in fact, want to be a clown. But he also wanted to be a physician. Combining vastly different sides of hi
A judge and his young wife spend their vacation, along with the wife''s childhood friend, on a small island off the coast of Maine. While the two men are off on a fishing trip, the woman''s ex-boyfriend surprises her with an unexpected visit, then further shocks her by turning up naked and dead in her bed the next morning. The body refuses to stay put -- and neither will the murderer.
After discovering his wife in bed with his boss, ad exec Nick Beam is carjacked while sitting at a stop light. Having "nothing to lose," Nick turns the tables and kidnaps the armed robber. Ultimately the two form an unlikely friendship when they try to exact revenge against Nick''s boss in an adventure filled with mistaken identity and hold-ups.
A pathologically lying lawyer desperately tries to grant his son''s wish that he tell the truth for a 24-hour period.
For 16-year-old Patti Randall, Edgefield is just plain boring. That is until her cat D.C. (as in Darn Cat) comes home with a wristwatch around his neck. A cryptic cry for help scrawled on the watch sends Patti and D.C. on a mission to catch some ruthless kidnapers. Patti enlists the aid of an intrep
For Professor Sherman Klump, being the big man on campus wasn''t all it''s cracked up to be. His body was disproportionate. His family was dysfunctional. And his love life was disastrous. Having tried everything--diets, exercise and weight loss experts--in an unsuccessful attempt to shed some of his 400 pounds, Sherman Klump invents a revolutionary fat gene formula. Testing it on himself, he discovers he''s no longer the man he used to be; in fact, he''s only half the man he used to be. With one swig, the gentle, painfully shy academic is transformed into the swaggering Casanova, Buddy Love--an irresistible ladies'' man who can talk his way out of any predicament. This new personality gives Sherman the confidence to pursue the chemistry department''s beautiful new professor, Carla Purty. Indeed everything, to Sherman''s utter amazement, is beyond his most perfect dreams--until he discovers that his long-lasting creation is actually an unstable substance that can wear off at any time.
Part-time plasterer and sometime petty thief Frank O''Brien has been commissioned by his dimwit cousin to pull a simple job: just steal a valuable painting and deliver it to a buyer on an upscale New England island. Roz, his had-it-to-here girlfriend who dreams of a more stable--and law-abiding--life, has made him vow that this is the last scam they''ll ever be a part of. As they take up temporary residence in a sumptuous, unoccupied beach house on the posh island, two teams of pursuers are hot on their trail: The FBI, led by O''Malley, who still nurtures an obsession with collaring famous art thief Phil the Shill; and a motley crew of half-wit would-be criminals, led by Frank''s cousin, Beano, the "mastermind" behind the caper who''s discovered the painting is far more valuable than he thought. With their sharp-edged banter and working-class attitude clearly out of place among the upper-crust islanders, Frank and Roz have to spend a riotous weekend just trying to fit in... and get along.
Davey Leary was the kind of kid who was always getting picked on, chased after, beat up and cut down. Roscoe Bigger--known to every cowering schoolyard victim as "Fang"--was the kind of kid who always picked on, chased after, beat up and cut down kids like his favorite prey, Davey. But that was then... Now, David Leary is a novelist who has been asked to teach a semester of creative writing at his former school. David returns home with high hopes of being welcomed as the local-boy-made-good. Sure enough, he''s embraced by the small community, reuniting with his old gang and even rekindling his one-time crush on Victoria, now the school''s sex education teacher. But when his own rebellious son, Ben, is caught bullying a sensitive kid, Kirby, David is called in Principal Kokeler''s office to meet with the boys and Kirby''s father--a quiet, henpecked, deferential shop teacher. After the meeting, David makes the horrible discovery that this shop teacher is, in fact, his old tormentor--the dreaded Fang.
The heart of Sergio Cuccio, a pastry boy at Linzer's Bakery, has been struck like a match by the hot-tempered Hattie, a waitress with big dreams and an even bigger right hook. But poor Sergio has neither the money nor the means to win her over. The love of bakery owner Mr. Linzer for his devoted wif
Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, where he''s retreated to seek spiritual guidance--after failing to save the life of a stranded raccoon--antic animal sleuth Ace Ventura finds himself thrust into the most challenging case of his career. At the request of Vincent Cadby, the English Consul General of the Bonai Province, Ace embarks on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa with his constant companion, Spike the monkey, joined by the consul''s portly emissary, the unflappable Fulton Greenwall. Ace''s mission: to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe, before the wedding of the Chief''s daughter to the first son of the warrior Wachootoo tribe. If Ace fails, the result will be tribal war. Relying on his wits and uncanny powers of detection--as well as on the aid of some newfound friends--the ingenious Ace outmaneuvers a host of dangerous adversaries as he races against time to recover Shikaka, with the fate of the Bonai Province hanging in the balance.
Ace Ventura is an unconventional detective who specializes in locating lost pets. When he''s hired to find the Miami Dolphins football team''s missing mascot, a dolphin named Snowflake, Ace finds himself hot on the trail of kidnappers who have also abducted the team''s star quarterback.
Feature film based upon actress and comedienne Julia Sweeney's infamous "Saturday Night Live" character, in which the sexually ambiguous Pat finds a soulmate of equally indeterminate sex.
The question of inheritance leads a large family into battle.
A young, single mother's strength and idealistic convictions are put to the test when she's selected to serve as a juror--and terrifyingly manipulated--in the trial of a notorious New York mob boss.
A small town sheriff assumes the identity of a dead man in order to solve a murder case, and inadvertently becomes involved in a plot concerning the FBI and CIA.
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