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American Violet

2008 | NR | 4.0 out of 5 Stars

Inspired by true events, this penetrating drama centers on Dee Roberts (Nicole Beharie), a 24-year-old mother of four who's forced to take on a corrupt district attorney (Michael O'Keefe) when she's unjustly prosecuted in a large-scale drug case. Directed by Tim Disney, the inspiring tale also stars Alfre Woodard as Dee's mother, Alma, Tim Blake Nelson as ACLU attorney David Cohen and Will Patton as retired narcotics officer Sam Conroy.
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Star Trek: First Contact

1996 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

The Borg have time-traveled to Earth's past to prevent the first contact between humans and Vulcans, which resulted in the Federation's birth. Bent on revenge, Picard follows the Borg to the 21st century.
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Radio

2003 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

A small-town high school football coach (Ed Harris) befriends a developmentally disabled man (Cuba Gooding Jr.) nicknamed "Radio," who has always been the target of jokes and teasing, in this heartwarming drama based on the real-life experiences of James Robert Kennedy. Although their friendship raises eyebrows at first, Radio's growth under the coach's guidance ultimately inspires the local townsfolk to think differently about being different.
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Scrooged

1988 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Cold-hearted TV exec Bill Murray is about to discover the true meaning of Christmas -- the hard way. Director Richard Donner's wild, woolly spin on Dickens's &NFi;A Christmas Carol &NFi_;sees Murray visited by three high-spirited spirits.
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Heart and Souls

1993 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

A coldhearted yuppie connects with the ghosts of four people who died as he was being born. Their time in limbo is drawing to a close, and to avoid being dumped by his girlfriend, he must help them fulfill their final wishes.
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Down in the Delta

1998 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Unemployed single mother Loretta Sinclair (Alfre Woodard) lives with her mother, Rosa Lynn (Mary Alice), in a Chicago apartment until drug abuse causes Loretta to neglect her children in this familly drama directed by renowned poet Maya Angelou. To get Loretta back on her feet, Rosa Lynn ships her and the kids to their Mississippi Delta hometown, where Uncle Earl (Al Freeman Jr.) takes them in and teaches them about their rich heritage.
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The Wild Thornberrys Movie

2002 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

The Thornberry clan is on safari, and things are shaping up the way they usually do -- until a poacher snatches one of the cheetah cubs Eliza and Darwin are traveling with and it's time for a daring rescue.
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Three Rivers

2009 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

A world-class organ-transplant hospital in the heart of Pittsburgh, Penn. is the setting for this TV drama, which follows the tumultuous personal and professional lives of renowned surgeon Dr. Andy Yablonski and his team of transplant specialists.
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Three Rivers: Season 1

2009 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

A new twist on the television medical drama, this one-season series set in a Pittsburgh hospital explores the race-against-time world of organ transplants from the perspective of the medical team, the organ recipients, the donors and their families. Alex O'Loughlin plays adored leader of the surgical team Dr. Andy Yablonski, Katherine Moennig is feisty surgical fellow Dr. Miranda Foster and Daniel Henney plays resident lothario Dr. David Lee.
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Blue Chips

1994 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

A college basketball coach knows his squad of underdogs can't win without an infusion of new talent. After starting a national search for players, he promises the world two up-and-coming hoopsters - who prove to be worth every under-the-table payoff.
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Passion Fish

1992 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

May-Alice Culhane (Mary McDonnell) is a soap opera star who's left paralyzed after a car accident and, left with few other options, returns to her Louisiana home. Her heavy drinking and bad attitude drive away all of her caregivers. That is, until Chantelle (Alfre Woodard) comes to work for her. The two women form an unlikely friendship in this John Sayles film, which earned McDonnell an Oscar nomination for Best Actress.
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A Wrinkle in Time

2003 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

With help from a neighbor, Meg Murry (Katie Stuart) and her brother, Charles (David Dorfman), search for their missing father, who disappeared while doing confidential government research. Guided by three celestial beings (Alfre Woodard, Kate Nelligan and Alison Elliott), the children travel to the malevolent planet of Camazotz. There, Charles falls under the sway of a coercive power -- leaving it up to Meg to rescue her family.
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Reach for Me

2009 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

When his new hospice roommate -- 25-year-old Kevin -- moves in, the quiet life of senior citizen Alvin turns upside down. Forced to escape Kevin and his girlfriend, Alvin meets free spirit Valerie and discovers he still has much to learn about life.
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The Forgotten

2004 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

A desperate mother tries to prove the existence of her missing child in this chilling psychological thriller. Reeling from the loss of her 8-year-old son, she seeks counsel from a therapist -- who claims the boy was a figment of her imagination.
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The Core

2003 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

The Earth's inner core has stopped spinning, and scientist Josh Keyes must discover why -- before the world literally falls apart -- by burrowing into the planet's center in a vessel piloted by Maj. Beck Childs and Col. Robert Iverson.
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Grand Canyon

1991 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

A sequence of random but life-altering incidents conspire to link a group of Los Angeles denizens from disparate economic and social classes, leading to epiphanies about responsibilities and relationships in director Lawrence Kasdan's pensive drama. Ultimately, two men from divergent lifestyles try to be friends. Co-written by Kasdan and his wife, and featuring a top-notch ensemble cast, the film received an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay.
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Ambush Murders

1982 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

Based on a real criminal case, this legal thriller portrays the struggle of Ray Ellsworth (Dorian Harewood), a black man who must prove his innocence after being wrongfully accused of killing two white police officers. Paul Marshall (James Brolin) takes on Ray's case after the accused has sat in prison for more than four years, but Ray isn't sure he should trust this white lawyer any more than his predecessors. His options, however, are few.
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