Wanted
Wanted (2008)
Synopsis: "Doormat Wesley Gibson (James McAvoy) discovers that his recently murdered father -- who Wesley never knew -- belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot (Angelina Jolie) drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger. Chicago is the backdrop for this hyperkinetic thriller also starring Morgan Freeman as the enigmatic figure leading the brotherhood of executioners."
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Waiting
Waiting (2005)
Synopsis: "Employees turn up the antics during an eight-hour shift at the restaurant Shenaniganz when new opportunities call and boredom gets the best of them."
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Underworld
Underworld (2003)
Synopsis: "Vampires and werewolves have waged a nocturnal war against each other for centuries. But all bets are off when a female vampire warrior named Selene (Kate Beckinsale), who's famous for her strength and werewolf-hunting prowess, becomes smitten with a peace-loving male werewolf, Michael (Scott Speedman), who wants to end the war. Think Romeo and Juliet with a big hickey! The Blu-Ray version of this film is unrated."
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Too Big to Fail
Too Big to Fail (2011)
Synopsis: "Based on Andrew Ross Sorkin's best-selling nonfiction book about the 2008 financial crisis, this HBO original movie portrays the players and processes that contributed to the collapse of the U.S. economy and led to a lingering recession."
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Tomorrowland
Tomorrowland (2015)
Synopsis: "Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (George Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as 'Tomorrowland.'"
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before
To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Synopsis: "When her secret love letters somehow get mailed to each of her five crushes, Lara Jean finds her quiet high school existence turned upside down."
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Three Days of the Condor
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Synopsis: "Robert Redford stars as Joe Turner, a New York-based CIA researcher who returns from lunch to find all his co-workers murdered. In the next 72 hours, everyone Turner trusts will try to kill him, in this conspiracy thriller by director Sydney Pollack. Double-crossed and forced to go underground, Turner kidnaps a young woman (Faye Dunaway) and holds her hostage as he unravels the mystery. Max von Sydow and Cliff Robertson co-star."
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The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec (2010)
Synopsis: "The year is 1912, Adele Blanc-Sec, an intrepid young reporter, will go to any lengths to achieve her aims - sailing to Egypt to tackle mummies of all shapes and sizes. Meanwhile, in Paris an ancient pterodactyl egg in the natural history museum has mysteriously hatched, and the bird subjects the city to a reign of terror from the skies."
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The Ugly Truth
The Ugly Truth (2009)
Synopsis: "Chauvinistic morning show commentator Mike Chadway (Gerard Butler) makes his perpetually single producer (Katherine Heigl) the subject of a series of romantic tests in order to prove the theories on relationships he espouses on his segment called "The Ugly Truth." But will his experiments help her find love, or is she just a hopeless case? Cheryl Hines co-stars as an unflappable anchor in this rom-com from the team behind Legally Blonde."
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The Truman Show
The Truman Show (1998)
Synopsis: "Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) is the star of "The Truman Show," a 24-hour-a-day cultural TV phenomenon that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. When Truman discovers by happenstance that his life is a sham for public consumption, he makes a desperate escape bid. Ed Harris co-stars as the show's producer-director (in an Oscar-nominated role), along with Laura Linney and Natascha McElhone. Director Peter Weir also nabbed an Oscar nod."
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The Transporter
The Transporter (2002)
Synopsis: "Former Special Forces officer Frank Martin (Jason Statham) will deliver anything to anyone for the right price, and his no-questions-asked policy puts him in high demand. But when he realizes his latest cargo is alive, it sets in motion a dangerous chain of events. The bound and gagged Lai (Shu Qi) is being smuggled to France by a shady American businessman, and Frank works to save her as his own illegal activities are uncovered by a French detective."
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The Time Traveler's Wife
The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Synopsis: "Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble (Eric Bana) involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, the beautiful artist Clare Abshire (Rachel McAdams). Also starring Ron Livingston as Gomez, the soul-stirring romantic drama was adapted from the best-selling Audrey Niffenegger novel by Bruce Joel Rubin, the screenwriter behind the beloved weepy Ghost."
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The Sting
The Sting (1973)
Synopsis: "After rookie grifter Johnny Hooker (Robert Redford) tracks down veteran flim-flam man Henry Gondorff (Paul Newman) in 1930s Chicago, the duo plans to fleece a homicidal racketeer (Robert Shaw) through a phony racetrack scam involving a string of double and triple crosses. The Sting picked up seven Academy Awards, including Oscars for Best Picture, Best Directing (George Roy Hill) and Best Original Screenplay (David S. Ward)."
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The Princess Diaries
The Princess Diaries (2001)
Synopsis: "Impressive performances elevate director Garry Marshall's frothy teen comedy about gawky Mia Thermopolis (Anne Hathaway), a social outcast whose life changes drastically after learning she's the heir to a tiny European principality's throne. But as her royal grandmother (Julie Andrews) schools Mia on the fine points of posture and conducting herself with gracious disdain, she becomes progressively at odds with her best friend (Heather Matarazzo)."
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The Italian Job
The Italian Job (2003)
Synopsis: "Mark Wahlberg stars as Charlie Croker, a clever thief who masterminds a major heist amid the waterways of Venice, Italy -- but a betrayal by one of his own spells disaster, and Croker returns to Los Angeles without the stash, plotting revenge. With an eye on recovering his riches, Croker rounds up his crew -- adding an ace safecracker (Charlize Theron) to the mix. Donald Sutherland, Seth Green and Mos Def also star in this elaborate crime caper."
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