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Poker Face - Russell Crowe Cover Art

Poker Face

Poker Face

A yearly high-stakes poker game between childhood friends turns into chaos when the tech billionaire host (Russell Crowe) unveils an elaborate scheme to seek revenge for the ways they've betrayed him over the years. But as his plans unfold, a group of thieves hatch plans of their own breaking into the mansion thinking it is empty. The old friends quickly band together and the years of playing the game help them win their way through a night of terror.

© 2022 Poker Face Film Productions Pty Ltd.

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Something in the Dirt - Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead Cover Art

Something in the Dirt

Something in the Dirt

When neighbors John and Levi witness supernatural events in their Los Angeles apartment building, they realize documenting the paranormal could inject some fame and fortune into their wasted lives. An ever-deeper, darker rabbit hole, their friendship frays as they uncover the dangers of the phenomena, the city and each other.

© 2021 Rustic Films. All Rights Reserved.

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On The Line - Romuald Boulanger Cover Art

On The Line

On The Line

Mel Gibson stars as a provocative and edgy overnight radio host who must play a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a mysterious caller who has kidnapped his family and is threatening to kill them and blow up the whole station... all while on air.

© 2022 OTL Film Holdings LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Tár - Todd Field Cover Art

Tár

Tár

From director-writer-producer Todd Field comes TÁR, starring Cate Blanchett as the iconic musician, Lydia Tár. The film examines the changing nature of power, its impact and durability in our modern world.

© 2022 Focus Features LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Medieval - Petr Jákl Cover Art

Medieval

Medieval

Ben Foster (Hell or High Water) and Academy Award® Winner Michael Caine (The Cider House Rules) star in the action-packed historical epic inspired by the true story of daring mercenary leader Jan Žižka, one of greatest warriors in history. After the death of its emperor, the Holy Roman Empire plummets into chaos while corrupt kings battle for control of the empty throne. To battle the tyranny and greed of those clawing for power, Jan must lead a rebel army in this sweeping saga of war and betrayal.

© 2022. WOG FILM, s.r.o. All Rights Reserved.

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Bandit - Allan Ungar Cover Art

Bandit

Bandit

In 1985, Gilbert Galvan Jr (Josh Duhamel), a charming career criminal, escapes from a US prison in Michigan and crosses the border into Canada where he assumes the identity Robert Whiteman. After falling in love with Andrea (Elisha Cuthbert), a caring social worker he can’t provide for, he turns to robbing banks and discovers that he’s exceptionally good at it. Under the guise of a security analyst, Robert begins flying around the country robbing multiple cities in a day, eventually catching the attention of national news outlets that dub him The Flying Bandit. Addicted to the rush and money that provides his double life, Robert eventually turns to loan shark and reputed gangster Tommy Kay (Mel Gibson) for bigger opportunities. But with Robert’s notoriety growing in record time, he is put into the direct sights of a ruthless detective (Nestor Carbonell) who will stop at nothing to bring him down.

© 2022 BANDIT THE MOVIE LLC

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Armageddon Time - James Gray Cover Art

Armageddon Time

Armageddon Time

From acclaimed filmmaker James Gray and featuring an all-star cast including Anthony Hopkins, Anne Hathaway and Jeremy Strong comes Armageddon Time. Set in 1980s Queens, New York, it is a deeply personal story about the strength of family, the complexity of friendship and the generational pursuit of the American Dream.

© 2022 Focus Features LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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The Estate - Dean Craig Cover Art

The Estate

The Estate

In the festive city of New Orleans, sisters Macey and Savanna are struggling to keep up their family-owned café. They are just about to give up hope when they learn that their estranged Aunt Hilda has cancer. They believe they have scored and whip up a plan to schmooze their 'beloved' Aunt Hilda into writing them into the will of her wealthy estate. However, once they arrive, they discover their faux-sweet cousin Beatrice and her submissive husband James beat them to Hilda's. Just as they think it can't possibly get worse, their pervert cousin Richard arrives to take the cake as well. A battle breaks out between the cousins, each doing increasingly absurd things to impress their dear old Aunt. Soon, it progresses to a dark point where they are willing to cross lines and sprint boundaries. Macey and Savanna finally believe they've got the upper hand: they have set Hilda up with her high school crush Bill. However, there is one caveat he is a registered sex offender. Beatrice and Richard are gunning for this reveal to be the end of it. To everyone's surprise, Aunt Hilda has forgiven Bill as he is a changed man. In fact, the two of them have decided to wed in the morning. The cousins are bamboozled, how are they going to get out of this one? They finally decide to team up and plot a way to get Bill to show Hilda that he is indeed not a changed man.

© 2022 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

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Love, Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Chef Charlie Trotter - Rebecca Halpern Cover Art

Love, Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Chef Charlie Trotter

Love, Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Chef Charlie Trotter

The rise and fall of chef Charlie Trotter, who revolutionized American cuisine and paved the way for today’s celebrity chefs. His eponymous Chicago restaurant was one of the world’s top dining destinations. With exclusive access to never-before-seen material, the film reveals Trotter’s relentless pursuit of excellence. Featuring Grant Achatz, Emeril Lagasse, and Wolfgang Puck.

© 2021 Chef Trotter Documentary, LLC All Rights Reserved.

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Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris - Anthony Fabian Cover Art

Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris tells a humorously heartwarming tale about a London housecleaner Ada Harris (Lesley Manville) who thinks her lonely life might turn around if she can become the owner of a Christian Dior gown. Saying goodbye to friends like Archie (Jason Isaacs) won't be easy, and neither will be winning over elite people in Paris from Madame Colbert (Isabelle Huppert) to idealistic accountant André (Lucas Bravo). But Ada's irrepressible charm just might end up saving the whole House of Dior in this uplifting story of how an ordinary woman becomes an extraordinary inspiration by daring to follow her dreams.

© 2022 Focus Features LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Marcel the Shell with Shoes On - Dean Fleischer-Camp Cover Art

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Marcel is a one inch shell in search of big adventure in this delightful and moving animated gem about finding your home. When he and his sweet grandmother Connie are made the subject of a video posted online from a renter who discovers them amongst the clutter of an Airbnb, it brings Marcel not only fame and millions of passionate fans, but also a renewed hope of reuniting with his long-lost family.

© 2021 Marcel the Movie LLC. All rights reserved.

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Nocebo - Lorcan Finnegan Cover Art

Nocebo

Nocebo

A fashion designer suffers from a mysterious illness that confounds her doctors and frustrates her husband – until help arrives in the form of a Filipino nanny who uses traditional folk healing to reveal a horrifying truth.

© 2022 Lovely Productions Limited/Wild Swim Films Limited. All Rights Reserved.

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Jeepers Creepers Reborn - Timo Vuorensola Cover Art

Jeepers Creepers Reborn

Jeepers Creepers Reborn

Chase and Laine head to the Horror Hound festival where Laine begins to experience unexplained premonitions and disturbing visions associated with the town's past, and in particular, local legend The Creeper. As the festival gets underway and the blood-soaked entertainment builds to a frenzy, Laine believes that something unearthly has been summoned and that for the first time in 23 years…The Creeper is back.

© 2022 Going Places Movie Inc.

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Black Friday - Casey Tebo Cover Art

Black Friday

Black Friday

On Thanksgiving night, a group of disgruntled toy store employees begrudgingly arrive for work to open the store at midnight for the busiest shopping day of the year, Black Friday. Meanwhile, an alien parasite crashes to Earth in a meteor. This group of misfits led by store manager Jonathan (Bruce Campbell) and longtime employee Ken (Devon Sawa) soon find them themselves battling against hordes of holiday shoppers who have been turned into monstrous creatures hellbent on a murderous rampage.

© 2021 Black Friday Productions LLC

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Vengeance (2022) - B.J. Novak Cover Art

Vengeance (2022)

Vengeance (2022)

Vengeance, the directorial debut from writer and star B.J. Novak ("The Office"), is a darkly comic thriller about Ben, a journalist and podcaster who travels from New York City to West Texas to investigate the death of a girl he was hooking up with. With an ensemble cast that includes Issa Rae, Ashton Kutcher, and Dove Cameron.

© 2022 Focus Features LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Taurus - Tim Sutton Cover Art

Taurus

Taurus

A rising but troubled musician (Colson Baker) spends his days and nights searching endlessly for the inspiration to record his next song.

© 2022 Good News Productions, LLC

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Carmen - Valerie Buhagiar Cover Art

Carmen

Carmen

In a village on the Mediterranean island of Malta, Carmen has looked after her brother, the local priest, since she was 16 years old. Now almost fifty , she is suddenly left to start a new life after his death. Facing her past, Carmen brings color to the lives of the villagers in this compelling story about a woman finding her voice.

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The Last Manhunt - Christian Camargo Cover Art

The Last Manhunt

The Last Manhunt

Based on true events in the early 1900s Wild West, Willie Boy falls in love with Carlota from the Chemehuevi tribe despite being forbidden to be together. Due to her father's refusal to give his blessing to the pair and the conflict between the two families, a fatal incident forces the young couple to flee the only place they know as home. In this tragic tale of love, loss, and realization, Willie Boy and Carlota fight to persevere even with all odds against them.

© 2022 The Last Manhunt, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Napoleon Dynamite - Jared Hess Cover Art

Napoleon Dynamite

Napoleon Dynamite

From the rural town of Preston, Idaho, comes Napoleon Dynamite (Jon Heder). With a red 'fro, his moon boots, and illegal government ninja moves, he is a new kind of hero. His family consists of fragile brother Kip (Aaron Ruell), who's seeking his soulmate in online chat rooms; Uncle Rico (Jon Gries), who is stuck in his "glory" days of high school football; and Grandma (Sandy Martin), who enjoys going out to the dunes on her quad-runner. Napoleon spends his days drawing magical beasts, working on his computer hacking skills to impress the chicks, and begrudgingly feeding his Grandma's pet llama. When his friend Pedro (Efren Ramirez) decides to run for class president, it is Napoleon to the rescue to help him triumph over adversity.

© 2004 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Paramount Pictures Corporation.

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I Love My Dad - James Morosini Cover Art

I Love My Dad

I Love My Dad

Patton Oswalt stars as Chuck, an estranged father who desperately wants to reconnect with his son, Franklin (James Morosini). Blocked on social media and concerned for his son’s life, Chuck impersonates a waitress online and starts chatting with Franklin. But things begin to spiral when Franklin falls for this imaginary girl, as Chuck has inadvertently catfished his own son.

© 2022 ILMD Productions Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Buried: The 1982 Alpine Meadows Avalanche - Jared Drake & Steven Siig Cover Art

Buried: The 1982 Alpine Meadows Avalanche

Buried: The 1982 Alpine Meadows Avalanche

In 1982, a massive avalanche descended on Alpine Meadows Ski Resort in Lake Tahoe, California, triggering a desperate five day search for eight missing people. BURIED chronicles the third deadliest avalanche in US history, the miraculous rescue efforts and the traumas that still haunt the survivors today.

© 2022 Avalanche Production, LLC

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Restrepo - Tim Hetherington Cover Art

Restrepo

Restrepo

Winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for documentary, RESTREPO chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley, one of the most dangerous postings in the U.S. military. The movie focuses on 15 soldiers based at "Outpost Restrepo," named after a platoon medic killed early in the deployment. Filmed by author Sebastian Junger ("War") and award-winning photographer Tim Hetherington, RESTREPO takes viewers on their own 90-minute deployment, without comment or agenda. This is war, full stop. A National Geographic Entertainment release.

© 2010 National Geographic Entertainment

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Most Guys Are Losers - Eric Ustian Cover Art

Most Guys Are Losers

Most Guys Are Losers

Sandy’s new boyfriend, Bo, meets all the criteria for a good partner (and she knows it)! However, when she brings him home for the holidays, her dad, Mark, thinks he knows better. Bar owner Mark Berzins has seen decades of relationships-gone-wrong, and is determined to poke some holes in this one. A well-intentioned investigation into the new boyfriend leads to awkward misunderstandings, spilled secrets, and heartwarming moments. This intimate and humorous exploration of love, in all its forms, is an instant holiday classic. Based on the book of Denver bar owner Mark Berzins and cleverly reimagined by screenwriter, Eric Ustian.

© 2019 Eric Ustian

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Donnie Darko: Anniversary Special Edition - Richard Kelly Cover Art

Donnie Darko: Anniversary Special Edition

Donnie Darko: Anniversary Special Edition

Fifteen years before Stranger Things combined science-fiction, Spielberg-ian touches and 80s nostalgia to much acclaim, Richard Kelly set the template – and the high-water mark – with his debut feature, Donnie Darko. Initially beset with distribution problems, it would slowly find its audience and emerge as arguably the first cult classic of the new millennium. Donnie is a troubled high school student: in therapy, prone to sleepwalking and in possession of an imaginary friend, a six-foot rabbit named Frank, who tells him the world is going to end in 28 days 06 hours 42 minutes and 12 seconds. During that time he will navigate teenage life, narrowly avoid death in the form of a falling jet engine, follow Frank’s maladjusted instructions and try to maintain the space-time continuum. Described by its director as “The Catcher in the Rye as told by Philip K. Dick”, Donnie Darko combines an eye-catching, eclectic cast – pre-stardom Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal, heartthrob Patrick Swayze, former child star Drew Barrymore, Oscar nominees Mary McDonnell and Katherine Ross, and television favourite Noah Wyle – and an evocative soundtrack of 80s classics by Echo and the Bunnymen, Tears for Fears and Duran Duran. This brand-new 4K restoration, carried out exclusively for this release by Arrow Video, allows a modern classic to finally receive the home video treatment it deserves.

© 2016 Arrow Video

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Moment of Contact - James Fox Cover Art

Moment of Contact

Moment of Contact

Moment of Contact is an exploration of extraterrestrial encounters, this one centered on a series of events in 1996 when citizens of Varginha, Brazil, reported seeing one or more strange creatures and a UFO crash. A number of locals, including a group of girls ranging in age from 14-21, had a close encounter with a being described as about 4 feet tall, with brown oily skin, a large head and huge red eyes. The town of Varginha was cordoned off by military and emergency response teams and two creatures were captured. Local military policeman Marco Cherese died under mysterious circumstances after allegedly handling one of the creatures. Fox’s documentary features interviews with key eyewitnesses, experts and officials including nuclear physicist and professional ufologist Stanton Friedman, Brazilian Air Force General Jose Carlos Pereira, and Brazilian ufologist Ademar Jose Gevaerd.

© 2022 James Fox Productions

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I Am Patrick Swayze - Adrian Buitenhuis Cover Art

I Am Patrick Swayze

I Am Patrick Swayze

I Am Patrick Swayze is a feature documentary film exploring the 1980’s most recognizable leading man, who challenged Hollywood’s very notions of masculinity and redefined what it meant to be the Sexiest Man Alive. Featuring never-before-seen home videos, photographs and original interviews with those who knew Patrick best—including the illustrious costars of his biggest films—this documentary dives beyond his status as a sex-symbol to reveal the complexities of an often misunderstood movie star. From his ferocious drive, to his most iconic roles and off camera battles with alcohol and cancer, Patrick’s family, friends and collaborators reflect on the life and legacy of the man they endearingly called Buddy. Whether he was leading a pack of outsiders, performing acrobatics 10,000 feet in the air, strutting in full drag, or sweeping women, literally, off their feet, he approached every role with vulnerability and fearlessness. I Am Patrick Swayze channels the same tenderness and strength that defined not only Patrick’s beloved characters, but the remarkable man he was—a man who was born to be either a Texas cowboy, prolific dancer, all-star athlete or a true artist, who instead decided to be all of them. I Am Patrick Swayze features a star-studded cast including Patrick’s widow, Lisa Niemi, brother, Don Swayze, co-stars Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Sam Elliott, Jennifer Grey, C. Thomas Howell, Marshall R. Teague, Kelly Lynch and Lori Petty, director Roland Joffe, agent Nicole David, manager Kate Edwards, personal assistant Rosemary Hygate, stuntman Cliff McLaughlin, and bodyguard Frank Whiteley.

© 2019 Network Films Sixteen Inc.

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American Psycho (Uncut Version) - Mary Harron Cover Art

American Psycho (Uncut Version)

American Psycho (Uncut Version)

Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) is a Wall Street yuppie, obsessed with success, status and style, with a stunning fiancée (Reese Witherspoon). He is also a psychotic killer who rapes, murders and dismembers both strangers and acquaintances without provocation or purpose. Based on the controversial novel, the film offers a sharp satire of the dark side of yuppie culture in the '80s, while setting forth a vision that is both terrifying and chilling.

© MM Lions Gate Films, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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God's Country - Julian Higgins Cover Art

God's Country

God's Country

When a college professor in the remote mountains of the American West confronts two hunters she catches trespassing on her property, she’s drawn into an escalating battle of wills with catastrophic consequences.

© 2022 GC FILM, LLC

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Midsommar - Ari Aster Cover Art

Midsommar

Midsommar

Dani and Christian are a young American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart. But after a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani invites herself to join Christian and his friends on a trip to a once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village. What begins as a carefree summer holiday in a land of eternal sunlight takes a sinister turn when the insular villagers invite their guests to partake in festivities that render the pastoral paradise increasingly unnerving and viscerally disturbing. From the visionary mind of Ari Aster comes a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.

© 2019 A24 Films, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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One Hour Photo - Mark Romanek Cover Art

One Hour Photo

One Hour Photo

Sy Parrish (Robin Williams) has lovingly, painstakingly developed photographs for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually convinces himself he's part of their family. When Sy discovers the family's dark secret, a bizarre and thrilling confrontation ensues.

© 2002 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

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Mack & Rita - Katie Aselton Cover Art

Mack & Rita

Mack & Rita

When 30-year-old self-proclaimed homebody Mack Martin (Elizabeth Lail) reluctantly joins a Palm Springs bachelorette trip for her best friend Carla (Taylour Paige), her inner 70-year-old is released — literally. The frustrated writer and influencer magically transforms into her future self: "Aunt Rita" (Oscar®-winner Diane Keaton). Freed from the constraints of other people’s expectations, Rita comes into her own, becoming an unlikely social media sensation and sparks a tentative romance with Mack’s adorable dog-sitter, Jack (Dustin Milligan). A sparkling comedy with a magical twist, Mack & Rita celebrates being true to yourself at any age.

© Mack & Rita Inc 2022

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Waves - Trey Edward Shults Cover Art

Waves

Waves

Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, ‘Waves’ traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family, led by a well-intentioned but domineering father, as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss. From acclaimed director Trey Edward Shults, ‘Waves’ is a heartrending story about the universal capacity for compassion and growth even in the darkest of times.

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Waitress - Adrienne Shelly Cover Art

Waitress

Waitress

The Waitress is a sweet and sassy tale about a small town waitress who transforms her hopeless life into a hilarious and unexpected love story. As a favorite waitress at Joe’s Diner, Jenna (Kerry Russell) is also a “pie genius,” naming her tantalizing confections after the tumultuous events and emotions of her daily life. She’s hoping that one of her pastries, like her “Kick In The Pants” Pie, might even change her life – if she can just win that $25,000 pie contest. But when Jenna discovers that she’s pregnant, she immediately bakes an “I Don’t Want Earl’s Baby” Pie – a quiche of egg and cheese with a smoked ham center. After all, her husband Earl (Jeremy Sisto) is a jealous jerk who is essentially a child himself and the last thing they need to do is start a family together. But the pregnancy eventually changes the course of events in her life, giving her an unexpected and newfound confidence.

© 2007 Twentieth Century Fox

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Men (2022) - Alex Garland Cover Art

Men (2022)

Men (2022)

In the aftermath of a personal tragedy, Harper (Jessie Buckley) retreats alone to the beautiful English countryside, hoping to have found a place to heal. But someone or something from the surrounding woods appears to be stalking her. What begins as simmering dread becomes a fully-formed nightmare, inhabited by her darkest memories and fears in visionary filmmaker Alex Garland's (Ex Machina, Annihilation) feverish, shape-shifting horror film.

© 2022 Men Film Rights LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Black Swan - Darren Aronofsky Cover Art

Black Swan

Black Swan

A psychological thriller set in the world of New York City Ballet, BLACK SWAN stars Natalie Portman as Nina, a featured dancer who finds herself locked in a web of competitive intrigue with a new rival at the company (Mila Kunis). The film takes a thrilling and at times terrifying journey through the psyche of a young ballerina whose starring role as the duplicitous swan queen turns out to be a part for which she becomes frighteningly perfect. BLACK SWAN is the Academy Award® winner for Best Actress, Natalie Portman, and was nominated for 4 more Academy Awards® including Best Picture, and Best Director Darren Aronofsky.

© 2010 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

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Hereditary - Ari Aster Cover Art

Hereditary

Hereditary

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited. Making his feature debut, writer-director Ari Aster unleashes a nightmare vision of a domestic breakdown that exhibits the craft and precision of a nascent auteur, transforming a familial tragedy into something ominous and deeply disquieting, and pushing the horror movie into chilling new terrain with its shattering portrait of heritage gone to hell.

© 2018 Hereditary Film Productions, LLC and A24 Distribution, LLC

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Super Troopers - Jay Chandrasekhar Cover Art

Super Troopers

Super Troopers

Committed to pranks and a love of syrup, the Super Troopers have turned arrest into an art form and become specialists at screwing with motorist's minds while screwing up on the job. For these highway patrolmen, the only thing better than a good prank is one-upping arch rivals - the Spurbury Local Police. But the town isn't big enough for both police forces. Budget cuts mean one force will have to go, and odds are that means the highway "super" troopers will be the first to go. Aware of the fact that their heads are on the chopping block, the super troopers try to play by the rules until a dead body, a stash of pot and an obscene little monkey enter the scene. They immediately spring into action, but, the local police are also quickly on the case. A race to catch the bad guys ensues as both forces hysterically try to become the local heroes.

© 2002 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

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The Game Changers - Louie Psihoyos Cover Art

The Game Changers

The Game Changers

Executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan, The Game Changers follows James Wilks — elite Special Forces trainer and winner of The Ultimate Fighter — whose world is turned upside down when he discovers a group of world-renowned athletes and scientists who prove that everything he had been taught about protein was a lie. Directed by Oscar®-winner Louie Psihoyos, The Game Changers mixes real-time, groundbreaking science with cinematic stories of struggle and triumph. The film features some of the strongest, fastest and toughest athletes on the planet — and it’s backed by them too — with additional EPs including Lewis Hamilton, Novak Djokovic, and Chris Paul. Wilks’ journey exposes outdated myths about food that not only affect human performance, but the health of the entire global population.

© 2019 Game Changers Film, LLC.

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Tolkien - Dome Karukoski Cover Art

Tolkien

Tolkien

Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.

© 2019 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

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Belfast - Kenneth Branagh Cover Art

Belfast

Belfast

Critics and audiences agree Belfast is the "best picture of the year, no doubt" (Pete Hammond, Deadline). Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Kenneth Branagh, Belfast is a poignant story of love, laughter and loss in one boy's childhood amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960s. Through it all, his passionate parents (Caitríona Balfe and Jamie Dornan) and quick-witted grandparents (Academy Award® winner Judy Dench and Ciarán Hinds) keep the joy alive in this feel-good story that reminds us that no matter how far you go, you never forget where you came from.

© 2021 Focus Features LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Till Death - S. K. Dale Cover Art

Till Death

Till Death

Emma (Megan Fox) is stuck in a stale marriage to Mark and is surprised when he whisks her away to their secluded lake house for a romantic evening on their 10th anniversary. But everything changes the next morning when she finds herself handcuffed to Mark's dead body. Trapped and isolated in the dead of winter, Emma learns this is only the beginning of Mark's twisted plan… and to survive she must fight the hired killers coming to finish her off.

© 2021 Til Productions, Inc.

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Shoplifters - Kore-eda Hirokazu Cover Art

Shoplifters

Shoplifters

On the margins of Tokyo, a dysfunctional band of outsiders are united by fierce loyalty, a penchant for petty theft and playful grifting. When the young son is arrested, secrets are exposed that upend their tenuous, below-the-radar existence and test their quietly radical belief that it is love—not blood—that defines a family.

© 2018 FUJI TELEVISION NETWORK/GAGA CORPORATION/AOI PRO. INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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Uncut Gems - Benny Safdie & Josh Safdie Cover Art

Uncut Gems

Uncut Gems

From acclaimed filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie comes an electrifying crime thriller about Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler), a charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score. When he makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime, Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides, in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.

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After - Jenny Gage Cover Art

After

After

Based on Anna Todd's bestselling novel which became a publishing sensation on social storytelling platform Wattpad, After follows Tess (Josephine Langford), a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart, as she enters her first semester in college. Armed with grand ambitions for her future, her guarded world opens up when she meets the dark and mysterious Hardin Scott (Hero Fiennes Tiffin), a magnetic, brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself and what she wants out of life.

© 2019 Aviron Pictures, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Goon - Michael Dowse Cover Art

Goon

Goon

Not content with his job as a bouncer, Doug Glatt (Seann William Scott) dreams of a more rewarding job and gaining his parents’ respect. When a chance encounter with an on-ice thug leads to a fistfight that Doug easily wins, the onlooking coach sees Doug’s potential, in spite of his lack of any hockey playing ability. Joining the team and with the encouragement of his best friend (Jay Baruchel), Doug quickly becomes a rising star. Soon he’ll have the opportunity to face off against the infamous league thug, Ross Rhea (Liev Schreiber), perhaps finally land a girlfriend, and stick to a job he enjoys. Now all he needs is to learn how to skate.

© 2011 7319428 Canada Inc. & DCP (Goon) Productions Inc.

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It Follows - David Robert Mitchell Cover Art

It Follows

It Follows

After a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, 19-year-old Jay (Maika Monroe of THE GUEST) suddenly finds herself trapped by a vicious curse - someone or something is following her, and the only way to save herself is to put others in harm's way. Stylish and terrifying, IT FOLLOWS is the critically acclaimed horror of the year!

© 2014 It Will Follow, Inc.

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Her (2013) - Spike Jonze Cover Art

Her (2013)

Her (2013)

Academy Award® winner for Best Original Screenplay! From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation) comes an original love story that explores the evolving nature and risks of intimacy in the modern world. Set in the Los Angeles of the slight future, Her follows Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix), a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system. Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet “Samantha” (Scarlett Johansson), a bright, female voice who is insightful, sensitive and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow in tandem with his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual and unconventional love for each other.

© 2013 by Untitled Rick Howard Company LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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The Passion of the Christ - Mel Gibson Cover Art

The Passion of the Christ

The Passion of the Christ

In this version of Christ's crucifixion, based on the New Testament, Judas expedites the downfall of Jesus (Jim Caviezel) by handing him over to the Roman Empire's handpicked officials. To the horror of his mother, Mary (Maia Morgenstern), Magdalen (Monica Bellucci), whom he saved from damnation, and his disciples, Jesus is condemned to death. He is tortured as he drags a crucifix to nearby Calvary, where he is nailed to the cross. He dies, but not before a last act of grace.

© 2004 Icon Distribution Inc

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The Boondock Saints - Troy Duffy Cover Art

The Boondock Saints

The Boondock Saints

In Troy Duffy's cult classic, two Irish Catholic brothers become vigilantes and wipe out Boston's criminal underworld in the name of God.

© 1999 Franchise Pictures

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The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry - Hans Canosa Cover Art

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

A.J. Fikry’s life is not turning out as he expected. He lives alone, his bookstore is in a sales slump, and his most valuable possession, a book of poems, has been stolen. But when a mysterious package appears, he soon discovers he has a second chance at life, and love. Based on the New York Times best-selling novel.

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