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What begins as an uproarious comedy evolves into a provocative, disquieting drama as director Spike Lee chronicles trivial events that bring festering racial tensions to the surface on a sweltering day in a largely black Brooklyn neighborhood.
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Sugar Ray, the proprietor of an illegal casino in 1920s Harlem, must contend with mobsters and corrupt cops who want to put him out of business. But with the help of his promising heir, he pulls out all the stops to stay afloat.
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Stuck in a dead-end job and saddled with an abusive husband, Cecilia depends on the movies for her escape. She sees one picture so often that the film's star walks off the screen and into her life and promptly falls in love with her.
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A Vietnam veteran returns home, only to be haunted by his son's death, plagued by flashbacks of the war and tortured by his psychological demons. Despite support from his ex and his girlfriend, the line between reality and delusion becomes blurred.
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Renata Bella (Holly Hunter) is feeling the soul-sucking torpor of a dead-end career -- and life -- until she meets whirlwind sales guru Sam Sharpe (Richard Dreyfuss) at a real estate-selling seminar. The slightly older Sam could be Renata's new lease on life if she can just convince her skeptical dad, Joe (Danny Aiello), and other family members (Gena Rowlands and Laura San Giacomo) that he's the real deal. Directed by Lasse Hallstrom.
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When gangster Al meets beautiful filmmaker Gabriella, trouble brews when Al's partner, Nicky, gets suspicious of her -- and he's right: her documentary could be all about the crooked ways of Frank Parente, Al and Nicky's boss.
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This campy classic finds Americans gorging on the latest snack sensation: a no-calorie treat dubbed "the Stuff." When it threatens to put ice cream makers out of business, industry tycoons draft a spy to uncover the dessert's secret formula.
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Gideon Schub is so distraught by his son-in-law's threats to cut off his visits with his grandson that he decides to hire loan collector Nathan "The Nat" Winkler to ice him. Unfortunately, neither Gideon nor Nathan is well-versed in murder.
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In this dark indie comedy, a middle-aged car salesman gives a shapely young beauty a ride out to the desert mobile home where she lives with her mother, only to discover the next day that one of them has stuffed a corpse into the trunk of his car.
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Scandals and supermodels abound in this satirical and sexy look at the fashion industry from director Robert Altman. Fashionistas from all over the world arrive in Paris to attend the year's most hotly anticipated runway show -- but when a murder is committed, they all become suspects. The glittering all-star cast includes Julia Roberts, Tim Robbins, Lauren Bacall, Marcello Mastroianni, Sophia Loren, Kim Basinger and Forest Whitaker.
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