Last updated January 21, 2021
Fed up with her boyfriend, live-wire Arkansas waitress Louise Sawyer (Susan Sarandon) persuades her friend Thelma Dickinson (Geena Davis), a naïve housewife burdened with a negligent, sexist husband, to hit the road with her for a simple weekend of freedom. But after accidentally killing a man, the two friends wind up outlaws blazing a cathartic trail across America. Callie Khouri won an Academy Award for Best Screenplay.
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Worried about their aging father living alone, Frank's kids give him a humanoid robot that's programmed to be his caretaker. Reluctant Frank -- a retired cat burglar -- soon warms up to his new helper and begins to treat it as a partner in crime.
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The perennially pitiful Durham Bulls ink pitching phenom "Nuke" LaLoosh (Tim Robbins), a gifted but undisciplined rookie, in hopes that he'll usher the team to victory. But it's up to seasoned bush-league catcher "Crash" Davis (Kevin Costner) to keep him in line. Meanwhile, a winsome groupie (Susan Sarandon) who confers sexual favors on a new player each season chooses Nuke as this year's beneficiary. The problem is, she's more attracted to Crash.
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Siblings Jay and Mark Duplass direct this comedy focusing on two brothers -- one a moderate success, the other still living with Mom. A trip to the store for glue, however, turns into an encounter with destiny for the stay-at-home slacker.
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When young orphan James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he soon finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands. But that's not half as odd as the oversize talking insects he finds living inside the peach.
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Charming stunt pilot Waldo Pepper (Robert Redford) soars through the Midwestern skies in his biplane, seeking the fame he missed out on during World War I -- and the chance to outperform the greatest pilot of all time, German ace Ernst Kessler (Bo Brundin). As the jaded public demands increasingly risky tricks, Waldo and Kessler both leave barnstorming behind and head to Hollywood to film a high-flying war flick.
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Seeking financial independence, rebellious teen Dorian and his serious new friend, Grace, go into business selling pot. But when business gets complicated, so do their lives, as both Grace and Dorian find themselves dealing with issues from the past.
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Tired of being ignored in deference to his older brother, teenage Igby escapes to New York City without his family's knowledge, where he meets and falls in love with another outsider who makes him realize he's not so alone in the world.
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Fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars, Drew Baylor (Orlando Bloom) is on the verge of ending it all. But he gets a new lease on life when he returns to his family's small Kentucky hometown for his father's funeral. Along the way, he meets a quirky flight attendant (Kirsten Dunst) with whom he falls in love, easing the pain of his recent break-up with his girlfriend (Jessica Biel).
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Harry Ross (Paul Newman) is a Hollywood private eye who's living out his golden years in the house of two fading movie stars -- Catherine (Susan Sarandon) and Jack Ames (Gene Hackman). But his life gets complicated when he uncovers clues to a long-unsolved murder in this smart and stylish mystery from Robert Benton. The all-star cast includes Reese Witherspoon, Stockard Channing, James Garner and Liev Schreiber.
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This loving tribute offers an intimate look at the life of legendary Swedish cinematographer Sven Nykvist. Film clips, home movies, photographs and behind-the-scenes footage are interwoven with interviews featuring an array of film personalities.
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A writer for The New Yorker befriends an eccentric who claims he's penning an oral history of the world that's 11 times longer than the Bible. Despite the man's behavior, the men stay in touch until Gould's death, when a startling secret is revealed.
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This moving documentary series chronicles the sacrificial courage of African-American men and woman who have served our country in time of war, from the Revolution to Iraq, to help secure freedom for all American citizens.
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This miniseries uses letters, diaries, speeches, historical text and military records to document and acknowledge the sacrifices and accomplishments of African-American servicemen and women since the earliest days of the republic.
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This documentary blends interviews, rare archival footage and live performances to profile the folk music legends who made the eclectic New York neighborhood one of the most politically important and culturally hip places to be in the 1960s.
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Hard-driving scoundrel "Walkaway" Madden wants a first-place finish in the Manila 1000 off-road race but is bedeviled by a pesky reporter. As the race heats up, Walkaway tries in vain to leave the reporter in a cloud of dust.
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