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The Other Woman (2014)

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After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he's been cheating on. And when yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on the three-timing SOB.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Leslie Mann  •  Kate Upton  •  Don Johnson

After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he's been cheating on. And when yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on the three-timing SOB.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Leslie Mann  •  Kate Upton  •  Don Johnson

A Civil Action (1998)

Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to 'get rid of' a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that he is willing to give up everything—including his career and his clients' goals—in order ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Zaillian
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Robert Duvall  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  William H. Macy

Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to 'get rid of' a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that he is willing to give up everything—including his career and his clients' goals—in order ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Zaillian
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Robert Duvall  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  William H. Macy

Alpha Dog (2006)

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Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Barry  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fernando Vargas

Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Barry  •  Emile Hirsch  •  Fernando Vargas

High Art (1998)

A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Cholodenko
CAST:  Radha Mitchell  •  Gabriel Mann  •  Ally Sheedy  •  Patricia Clarkson

A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Cholodenko
CAST:  Radha Mitchell  •  Gabriel Mann  •  Ally Sheedy  •  Patricia Clarkson

Home Alone 3 (1997)

9-year-old Alex Pruitt is home alone with the chicken pox. Turns out, due to a mix-up among nefarious spies, Alex was given a toy car concealing a top-secret microchip. Now Alex must fend off the spies as they try to break into his house to get it back.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell
CAST:  Alex D. Linz  •  Olek Krupa  •  Rya Kihlstedt  •  Lenny Von Dohlen

9-year-old Alex Pruitt is home alone with the chicken pox. Turns out, due to a mix-up among nefarious spies, Alex was given a toy car concealing a top-secret microchip. Now Alex must fend off the spies as they try to break into his house to get it back.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raja Gosnell
CAST:  Alex D. Linz  •  Olek Krupa  •  Rya Kihlstedt  •  Lenny Von Dohlen

If Lucy Fell (1996)

Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the Brooklyn Bridge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Schaeffer
CAST:  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Eric Schaeffer  •  Elle Macpherson  •  Ben Stiller

Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the Brooklyn Bridge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Schaeffer
CAST:  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Eric Schaeffer  •  Elle Macpherson  •  Ben Stiller

Jeffrey (1995)

Jeffrey, a gay man living in New York City with an overwhelming fear of contracting AIDS, concludes that being celibate is the only option to protect himself. As fate would have it, shortly after his declaration of a sex-free existence, he meets the handsome Steve ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Ashley
CAST:  Steven Weber  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Michael T. Weiss  •  Sigourney Weaver

Jeffrey, a gay man living in New York City with an overwhelming fear of contracting AIDS, concludes that being celibate is the only option to protect himself. As fate would have it, shortly after his declaration of a sex-free existence, he meets the handsome Steve ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Ashley
CAST:  Steven Weber  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Michael T. Weiss  •  Sigourney Weaver

John Q (2002)

John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Robert Duvall  •  Anne Heche  •  Kimberly Elise

John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Robert Duvall  •  Anne Heche  •  Kimberly Elise

Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)

Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Campbell Scott  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Campbell Scott  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

The Last Days of Disco (1998)

Two young women and their friends spend spare time at an exclusive nightclub in 1980s New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Whit Stillman
CAST:  Chloë Sevigny  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Chris Eigeman  •  Mackenzie Astin

Two young women and their friends spend spare time at an exclusive nightclub in 1980s New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Whit Stillman
CAST:  Chloë Sevigny  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Chris Eigeman  •  Mackenzie Astin

Office Killer (1997)

When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope. But after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder can quench the loneliness of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cindy Sherman
CAST:  Carol Kane  •  Molly Ringwald  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn  •  Barbara Sukowa

When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope. But after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder can quench the loneliness of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cindy Sherman
CAST:  Carol Kane  •  Molly Ringwald  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn  •  Barbara Sukowa

Swept Away (2002)

Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Madonna  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Adriano Giannini  •  Elizabeth Banks

Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Madonna  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Adriano Giannini  •  Elizabeth Banks

Hush (1998)

Jackson and Helen are in love and about to have their first child when they move in with Jackson's mother, Martha, in order to take care of the family estate. But all is not well in this household. Martha is jealous of her son's affection for Helen, and, despite ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Darby
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Johnathon Schaech  •  Nina Foch

Jackson and Helen are in love and about to have their first child when they move in with Jackson's mother, Martha, in order to take care of the family estate. But all is not well in this household. Martha is jealous of her son's affection for Helen, and, despite ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Darby
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Johnathon Schaech  •  Nina Foch

Romance & Cigarettes (2005)

Down-and-dirty musical love story set in the world of the working class. Nick is an ironworker who builds and repairs bridges. He's married to Kitty, a dressmaker, a strong and gentle woman with whom he has three daughters. He is carrying on a torrid affair with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Turturro
CAST:  James Gandolfini  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Kate Winslet  •  Steve Buscemi

Down-and-dirty musical love story set in the world of the working class. Nick is an ironworker who builds and repairs bridges. He's married to Kitty, a dressmaker, a strong and gentle woman with whom he has three daughters. He is carrying on a torrid affair with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Turturro
CAST:  James Gandolfini  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Kate Winslet  •  Steve Buscemi

She's So Lovely (1997)

After being released from a psychiatric institution, a man tries to redeem himself in the eyes of his now-ex wife from the events that led up to his incarceration.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Robin Wright  •  John Travolta  •  James Gandolfini

After being released from a psychiatric institution, a man tries to redeem himself in the eyes of his now-ex wife from the events that led up to his incarceration.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Robin Wright  •  John Travolta  •  James Gandolfini

XX/XY (2002)

When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of their friendship, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Austin Chick
CAST:  Mark Ruffalo  •  Maya Stange  •  Kathleen Robertson  •  Kel O'Neill

When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of their friendship, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Austin Chick
CAST:  Mark Ruffalo  •  Maya Stange  •  Kathleen Robertson  •  Kel O'Neill

Fake (2011)

Daniel Jakor is one of the most prolific and successful artists the world has never heard of. Struggling to sell his own art, he soon finds his true genius lies not in the creation of his own work but in the forgery of the great masters that have come before him- ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory W. Friedle
CAST:  Robert Loggia  •  Fisher Stevens  •  Blanche Baker  •  Jill Flint

Daniel Jakor is one of the most prolific and successful artists the world has never heard of. Struggling to sell his own art, he soon finds his true genius lies not in the creation of his own work but in the forgery of the great masters that have come before him- ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory W. Friedle
CAST:  Robert Loggia  •  Fisher Stevens  •  Blanche Baker  •  Jill Flint

Blue Moon (2000)

Hoping to revitalize their marriage, an elderly couple from New York (Gazzara, Moreno) go on vacation to the Catskills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John A. Gallagher
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Rita Moreno  •  Alanna Ubach  •  Burt Young

Hoping to revitalize their marriage, an elderly couple from New York (Gazzara, Moreno) go on vacation to the Catskills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John A. Gallagher
CAST:  Ben Gazzara  •  Rita Moreno  •  Alanna Ubach  •  Burt Young

Blind Spot (1993)

Tragedy befalls Congresswoman Nell Harrington and her family when her son-in-law dies in a car accident, and Harrington's pregnant daughter, Phoebe, is propelled into a downward spiral. Things gets worse when Harrington learns that her son-in-law was on cocaine at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Toshiyuki Uno
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  Laura Linney  •  Reed Diamond  •  Fritz Weaver

Tragedy befalls Congresswoman Nell Harrington and her family when her son-in-law dies in a car accident, and Harrington's pregnant daughter, Phoebe, is propelled into a downward spiral. Things gets worse when Harrington learns that her son-in-law was on cocaine at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Toshiyuki Uno
CAST:  Joanne Woodward  •  Laura Linney  •  Reed Diamond  •  Fritz Weaver

Off and Running (1991)

Cyndi Lauper stars as a performing mermaid in a Miami nightclub who ends up on the wrong end of a murder. On the run carrying a locket that people seem to be getting killed for, she runs into an ex-golfer and a wisecracking kid who might just be able to bail her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ed Bianchi
CAST:  Cyndi Lauper  •  David Keith  •  Johnny Pinto  •  David Thornton

Cyndi Lauper stars as a performing mermaid in a Miami nightclub who ends up on the wrong end of a murder. On the run carrying a locket that people seem to be getting killed for, she runs into an ex-golfer and a wisecracking kid who might just be able to bail her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ed Bianchi
CAST:  Cyndi Lauper  •  David Keith  •  Johnny Pinto  •  David Thornton
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