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Sigourney Weaver stars as Elaine Barrish Hammond, a former first lady and current U.S. secretary of state struggling to keep her family together while dealing with national crises and a journalist who's determined to tear her down.
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Sissy Spacek stars as Miriam Thompson, a Montgomery, Ala., housewife who finds herself in the midst of a civil rights revolution when she helps her black maid, Odessa (Whoopi Goldberg), during the infamous bus boycott of the 1950s. When Miriam discovers Odessa is forced to walk the 9 miles to her house and back, she volunteers to give Odessa a ride -- much to the dismay of Miriam's husband and social circle.
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Think you've had a bad day? At every turn, marketing exec Neal Page's (Steve Martin) plans to get home to his family for Thanksgiving get foiled, and somehow the loudmouthed, idiosyncratic fellow traveler Del Griffith (John Candy) is always right next to him driving him nuts. Will this odd couple make it to Chicago without killing each other? Ben Stein and Edie McClurg also appear in writer-director John Hughes's comedy classic.
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When a girl is kidnapped from a prestigious prep school, homicide detective Alex Cross takes the case, teaming up with young security agent Jezzie Flannigan in hopes of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath before it's too late.
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When 12-year-old Timmy shows early promise as a golfer, his father sends him to caddy at the local country club. There, he meets a golf instructor with a broken past who teaches him more than just technique and sportsmanship.
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At Oxford University, it's a matter of honor to win against its long-standing rival, Cambridge, in the annual rowing competition. But when the team is served up a heartbreaking defeat, they must pull together and find a way to reclaim the top spot.
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John Candy stars as a soap opera writer who finds himself trapped inside his own daytime television show. That affords him the opportunity to perform feats calculated to impress the show's beautiful star, but he ends up wooing her co-star instead.
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Madeline Foster (Maura Tierney) is an NYPD detective with a drinking problem and a penchant for rough sex in this police thriller that has her investigating the kidnapping of a businessman's wife. With the kidnapper threatening to kill his hostage if ransom isn't delivered within 24 hours, Madeline deduces she's dealing with the notorious "Harry Houdini" (Adrien Brody) -- so named for his uncanny ability to avoid capture.
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Marion and Mingus go from perfect domesticity to waking nightmare when her family comes from France to New York for the weekend. The visitors test the mixed couple's relationship with unsubtle racist remarks, odd sexual habits and bizarre behavior.
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When Cooper Zerbs discovers a priceless baseball card in the collection of his Alzheimer's-afflicted Uncle Rollie, Cooper takes him on a road trip to Chicago to sell it. The proceeds, he hopes, will secure Rollie's future.
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Joline (Heather Graham) is a New York club owner who's committed to the vows she took when she wed her photographer husband, Carl (Luke Wilson) -- and when he unexpectedly leaves her to start a new life in Texas, she follows him. Without Carl's knowledge, Joline firmly entrenches herself in his life, secretly watching his every move. Casey Affleck, Dylan Baker and Goran Visnjic co-star in this quirky indie film from director Lisa Krueger.
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