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Films Viewed by Kathy in 2015 #1

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People who added this item 28 Average listal rating (19 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.1
Aningaaq (2013)

Director: Jonás Cuarón
Starring: Sandra Bullock (voice), Orto Ignatiussen, Lajla Lange and Maligiaq Fredeik

Aningaaq, an Inuit fisherman camping on the ice over a frozen fjord, talks through a two way radio with a dying astronaut who is stranded in space, 500 kilometers above Earth. Even though he doesn't speak English and she doesn't speak Greenlandic, they manage to have a conversation about dogs, babies, life and death.
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People who added this item 491 Average listal rating (302 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2

Director: John Wells
Starring: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Juliette Lewis, Julianne Nicholson, Margo Martindale, Chris Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Benedict Cumberbatch, Abigail Breslin, Dermot Mulroney, Sam Shepard and Misty Upham

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
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People who added this item 729 Average listal rating (529 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8
The Babadook (2014)

Director: Jennifer Kent
Starring: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall, Hayley McElhinney, Barbara West, Benjamin Winspear, Cathy Adamek and Craig Behenna

A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
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People who added this item 1358 Average listal rating (1015 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.8
Big Hero 6 (2014)

Directors: Chris Williams and Don Hall
Starring (voices): Ryan Potter, ‎Scott Adsit, ‎Daniel Henney, ‎Génesis Rodríguez, T. J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans, Jr., Alan Tudyk, James Cromwell and Maya Rudolph.

Animated adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax, a plus-sized inflatable robot, and child prodigy Hiro Hamada.

When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. Determined to uncover the mystery, Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called "Big Hero 6."
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People who added this item 135 Average listal rating (56 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.3
Broken (2012)

Director: Rufus Norris
Starring: Tim Roth, Cillian Murphy, Eloise Laurence, Rory Kinnear, Robert Emms, Zana Marjanovic, Bill Milner, Clare Burt, Denis Lawson, George Sargeant and Rosalie Kosky

The story of a young girl in North London whose life changes after witnessing a violent attack.
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People who added this item 210 Average listal rating (123 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.5
Child 44 (2015)

Director: Daniel Espinosa
Starring: Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Paddy Considine, Jason Clarke and Vincent Cassel

Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced KGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders - a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.
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People who added this item 245 Average listal rating (140 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.7

Director: Olivier Assayas
Starring: Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lars Eidinger, Johnny Flynn, Hanns Zischler, Brady Corbet, Angela Winkler and Aljoscha Stadelmann

A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier. Haunted by her past life, she withdraws herself, along with her assistant, in the Swiss town of Sils Maria.
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People who added this item 26 Average listal rating (15 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.1
Continuum (2013)

[Also known as 'I'll Follow You Down']

Director: Richie Mehta
Starring: Haley Joel Osment, Gillian Anderson, Rufus Sewell and Victor Garber

After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.
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People who added this item 999 Average listal rating (705 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6

Director: Matt Reeves
Starring: Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Jason Clarke and Toby Kebbell

A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
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People who added this item 6 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 4.4

[Also known as 'All Things To All Men']

Director: George Isaac
Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Rufus Sewell, Toby Stephens, Elsa Pataky, Julian Sands, James Frain, David Schofield, Leo Gregory, Terence Maynard, Gil Darnell, MC Harvey and Pierre Mascolo

A thief is caught up in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a maverick cop and London crime boss.
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People who added this item 335 Average listal rating (215 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.1
The Drop (2014)

Director: Michaël R. Roskam
Based on the short story 'Animal Rescue' by Dennis Lehane
Starring: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, Matthias Schoenaerts, John Ortiz, Elizabeth Rodriguez and Michael Aronov

Bob Saginowski tends bar in his cousin's pub and looks the other way when local mobsters use the joint as a temporary bank. His simple life takes a complicated turn when he finds a battered puppy. He asks his neighbor, Nadia, for help nursing it back to health and a mutual attraction sparks between them. However, a robbery at the bar and the return of Nadia's abusive ex force Bob to face the truth about those he thinks he knows best, including himself.
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People who added this item 80 Average listal rating (48 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.8
Earth to Echo (2014)

Director: Dave Green
Starring: Teo Halm, Astro, Reese Hartwig, Ella Wahlestedt and Jason Gray-Stanford

A group of friends investigate a series of bizarre text messages they receive after a construction project begins in their neighborhood.
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Director: Paul Andrew Williams
Starring: Anthony Lapaglia, Martin Freeman, Rebecca Front, Nicholas Woodeson, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Vaidotas Martinaitis, Anna-Louise Plowman, Morwenna Banks and Samuel West (narrator)

The behind-the-scenes true life story of a groundbreaking producer, Milton Fruchtman, and blacklisted TV director Leo Hurwitz who, overcoming enormous obstacles, set out to capture the testimony of one of the war's most notorious Nazis, Adolf Eichmann. He is accused of executing the 'final solution' and organising the murder of 6 million Jews. This is the extraordinary story of how the trial came to be televised and the team that made it happen.

Filming at his trial in Jerusalem in 1961, their production becomes the world's first ever global TV documentary series, the first time the horror of the camps has been heard directly from the mouths of its victims. Edited daily and broadcast in Germany, America, Israel and 34 other countries, people fainted when they saw it on TV. Never before has there been such drama in the use of cameras, their positioning, or the revolutionary effect of operators being able to adjust frame and position to match subject and content.
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People who added this item 385 Average listal rating (276 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 6

Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, John Turturro, Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver and Ben Kingsley

An interpretation of the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt as led by Moses and related in the Old Testament Book of Exodus.
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People who added this item 94 Average listal rating (78 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 8.2

Director: Patrick Osborne
Starring (voices): Tommy Snider, Ben Bledsoe, Katie Lowes, Brandon Scott, Adam Shapiro and Mark Allan Stewart

The story of one man's love life is seen through the eyes of his best friend and Boston terrier dog, Winston, and revealed bite by bite through the meals they share.
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People who added this item 265 Average listal rating (180 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.4

Director: Makoto Shinkai
Starring (voices): Miyu Irino, Kana Hanazawa, Fumi Hirano, Takeshi Maeda, Megumi Han and Gou Maeda

Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him. Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and again, but only on rainy days.
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People who added this item 180 Average listal rating (79 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.2

Director: Sally Potter
Starring: Elle Fanning, Alice Englert, Annette Bening, Oliver Platt, Alessandro Nivola, Timothy Spall, Christina Hendricks, Jodhi May and Ronald Pickup

A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa - growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event the comes to redefine their relationship.
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People who added this item 1044 Average listal rating (752 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.4
Godzilla (2014)

Director: Gareth Edwards
Starring: Bryan Cranston, Juliette Binoche, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, David Strathairn, C.J. Adams and Richard T. Jones

Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises from the sea to combat two M.U.T.O.s, malevolent adversaries that threaten the survival of humanity. The creatures leave colossal destruction in their wake, as they make their way toward their final battleground: San Francisco.
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People who added this item 1614 Average listal rating (1136 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Gone Girl (2014)

Director: David Fincher
Based on the novel 'Gone Girl' by Gillian Flynn
Starring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, ‎Carrie Coon, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Kim Dickens, Scoot McNairy, Sela Ward, Missi Pyle, David Clennon, Lisa Banes, Patrick Fugit, Emily Ratajkowski, Casey Wilson, Lola Kirke and Boyd Holbrook

On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?
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People who added this item 1923 Average listal rating (1326 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Gravity (2013)

Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen, Phaldut Sharma, Amy Warren and Basher Savage

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after after debris crashes into their space shuttle, leaving them drifting alone in space.
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People who added this item 648 Average listal rating (369 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.8
Hitchcock (2012)

Director: Sacha Gervasi
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Danny Huston, Toni Collette, Michael Stuhlbarg, Michael Wincott, Jessica Biel, James D'Arcy, Richard Portnow, Kurtwood Smith, Ralph Macchio and Wallace Langham

A love story between influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho in 1959.
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People who added this item 161 Average listal rating (109 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.6
The Homesman (2014)

Director: Tommy Lee Jones
Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto, James Spader, Meryl Streep and John Lithgow

In 1850s Nebraska a pious, independent-minded frontier farm woman saves the life of a claim-jumper and persuades him to help her escort and transport across the country by covered wagon to a safe haven in Iowa three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life.
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[Also known as 'Thunder and The House of Magic']

Directors: Ben Stassen and Jeremy Degruson
Starring (voices): Grant George, Cinda Adams, Murray Blue, George Babbit, Shanelle Gray, Ron Perlman, Kiefer Sutherland, Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor, Ed Asner, William Shatner, Eugene Levy, Nina Grillo, Kyle Hebert, Joey Camen and Doug Stone

Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Not everyone welcomes the new addition to the troupe as Jack Rabbit and Maggie Mouse plot to evict Thunder. The situation gets worse when the magician lands in hospital and his scheming nephew sees his chance to cash in by selling the mansion. Our young hero is determined to earn his place and so he enlists the help of some wacky magician's assistants to protect his magical new home.
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Director: Lasse Hallström
Starring: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal, Charlotte Le Bon, Amit Shah, Farzana Dua Elahe, Dillon Mitra, Aria Pandya and Rohan Chand

Story centered on an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.
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People who added this item 355 Average listal rating (213 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6
Igor (2008)

Director: Anthony Leondis
Starring (voices): John Cusack, Molly Shannon, Steve Buscemi, Myleene Klass, Sean Hayes, Eddie Izzard, John Cleese, Jennifer Coolidge, Jay Leno, Christian Slater and Arsenio Hall

In a world filled with Mad Scientists and Evil Inventions, one talented evil scientist’s hunch-backed lab assistant has big dreams of becoming a Mad Scientist himself and winning the annual Evil Science Fair.
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Director: Hans Petter Moland
Starring: Stellan Skarsgard, Bruno Ganz, Pål Sverre Valheim Hagen, Jakob Oftebro, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen and Anders Baasmo Christiansen

Nils snow ploughs the wild winter mountains of Norway, and is recently awarded Citizen of the Year. When his son is murdered for something he did not do, Nils wants revenge. And justice. His actions ignite a war between the vegan gangster the Count and the Serbian mafia boss Papa. Winning a blood feud isn't easy, especially not in a welfare state. But Nils has something going for him: Heavy machinery and beginners luck.
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People who added this item 273 Average listal rating (185 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 6.1

Director: Leigh Whannell
Starring: Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson and Leigh Whannell

A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity.
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People who added this item 2072 Average listal rating (1477 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.7
Interstellar (2014)

Director: Christopher Nolan
Screenplay: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy, Casey Affleck, Topher Grace, Michael Caine, Wes Bentley, John Lithgow and Matt Damon

A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.
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People who added this item 53 Average listal rating (37 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.7

Director: Ken Loach
Starring: Barry Ward, Francis Magee, Aileen Henry, Simone Kirby, Jim Norton, Aisling Franciosi, Shane O'Brien, Brían F. O'Byrne and Denise Gough

British-Irish drama which tells the true story of the deportation to the United States in 1933 of Jimmy Gralton, who led the Revolutionary Workers' Group, a precursor of the Irish Communist Party, in Leitrim.

In 1932, after ten years in the United States, Jimmy Gralton returns to his native Ireland to help his mother run the family farm. A new government is in power in Ireland ten years after the end of the Civil War. To meet the needs of the young people of County Leitrim, Jimmy, in spite of his reluctance to cause upset to his old enemies (the Church and the local landowners), decides to reopen the "Hall", a young people's centre, free and open to all, where the local young people meet to dance, study or talk. Success comes quickly, but the growing influence of Jimmy and his radical ideas are not to the taste of everyone in the village.
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People who added this item 6 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.3
Keeping Rosy (2014)

Director: Steve Reeves
Starring: Maxine Peake, Blake Harrison, Elisa Lasowski, Christine Bottomley and Sam Hoare

All career woman Charlotte wants from life is to be cut a slice of the media agency she has devoted herself to building. Her life is shattered after her company's board of directors betrays her. As Charlotte's life disintegrates, we follow her on a heart-racing journey of self-discovery, atonement and danger.
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People who added this item 113 Average listal rating (66 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.6

Director: David Zellner
Starring: Rinko Kikuchi, Nobuyuki Katsube, Shirley Venard and David Zellner

A lonely Japanese woman becomes convinced that a satchel of money buried in a fictional film is, in fact, real. Abandoning her structured life in Tokyo for the frozen Minnesota wilderness, she embarks on an impulsive quest to search for her lost mythical fortune.
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People who added this item 51 Average listal rating (33 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.4
Le Week-End (2013)

Director: Roger Michell
Starring: Lindsay Duncan, Jim Broadbent, Jeff Goldblum, Xavier de Guillebon and Igor Gotesman

A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon to rejuvenate their marriage.
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People who added this item 183 Average listal rating (128 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.1

Director: Laurent Tirard
Starring: Maxime Godart, Valérie Lemercier, Kad Merad, Sandrine Kiberlain, François-Xavier Demaison, Daniel Prévost, Michel Galabru, Anémone, Victor Carles, Damien Ferdel, Vincent Claude, Charles Vaillant, Benjamin Averty, Germain Petit Damico, Virgil Tirard and Michel Duchaussoy

Nicolas has a happy existence: parents who love him and a group of friends with whom he has great fun. All he wants is for nothing to change. However, one day he overhears a conversation between his parents that leads him to believe his mother is pregnant. Horrified, he envisions a scenario where a new baby brother arrives and crowds him out of the house, leaving his parents with no time to care for him. Nicolas and his friends then cook up a series of wild schemes to dispose of the baby.
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People who added this item 126 Average listal rating (78 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.1

[also known as 'The Heist']

Director: Peter Howitt
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Christopher Walken, Marcia Gay Harden and William H. Macy

Charles, Roger and George are the very picture of honest security guards. But, when they learn their favorite artworks are being sent to another museum, they concoct a plan to switch the real masterpieces with fakes. All goes well until a mistake forces these first-time thieves into a last-minute escapade in this comedy caper.
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People who added this item 1350 Average listal rating (829 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 7
Maleficent (2014)

Director: Robert Stromberg
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Sam Riley, Lesley Manville, Juno Temple and Imelda Staunton

The "Sleeping Beauty" tale is told from the perspective of the princess' evil nemesis, Maleficent.

As a beautiful young fairy of pure heart, Maleficent has an idyllic life in a forest kingdom. When an invading army threatens the land, Maleficent rises up to become its fiercest protector. However, a terrible betrayal hardens her heart and twists her into a creature bent on revenge. She engages in an epic battle with the invading king's successor, then curses his newborn daughter, Aurora - realizing only later that the child holds the key to peace in the kingdom.
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People who added this item 327 Average listal rating (200 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.2

Director: David Cronenberg
Starring: Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack, Juliette Binoche, Olivia Williams, Sarah Gadon, Carrie Fisher and Evan Bird

Meet the Weiss family, who are making their way in Hollywood rife with money, fame, envy and relentless hauntings.
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People who added this item 1213 Average listal rating (898 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8
The Martian (2015)

Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Jeff Daniels, Sean Bean, Michael Peña, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Donald Glover and Sebastian Stan

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
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People who added this item 792 Average listal rating (557 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 6.4
Minions (2015)

Directors: Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda
Starring (voices): Sandra Bullock, Pierre Coffin, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Walter Nelson, Allison Janney, Madge Nelson, Steve Coogan, Jennifer Saunders and Geoffrey Rush

Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
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People who added this item 37 Average listal rating (28 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6

Directors: Xavier Picard and Hanna Hemilä
Starring (voices): Russell Tovey, Nathaniel Parker, Tracy Ann Oberman, Stephanie Winiecki, Ruth Gibson, Dominic Frisby, Philippe Smolikowski, Dave Browne and Shelley Blond

The Moomins, along with Little My and Snorkmaiden, take a sea journey that, after storms and desert island dangers, leads the family to Riviera, the place that puts their unity to the test.
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People who added this item 346 Average listal rating (253 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.8

Director: Rob Minkoff
Starring: Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Ariel Winter, Allison Janney, Stephen Colbert, Leslie Mann, Patrick Warburton, Lake Bell, Dennis Haysbert and Zach Callison

Mr. Peabody is a business titan, inventor, scientist, gourmand, two-time Olympic medalist and genius...who also happens to be a dog. Using his most ingenious invention, the WABAC machine, Mr. Peabody and his adopted boy Sherman hurtle back in time to experience world-changing events first-hand and interact with some of the greatest characters of all time. But when Sherman breaks the rules of time travel, our two heroes find themselves in a race to repair history and save the future, while Mr. Peabody may face his biggest challenge yet - being a parent.
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People who added this item 212 Average listal rating (110 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.8
Mr. Turner (2014)

Director: Mike Leigh
Starring: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Lesley Manville, Martin Savage, David Horovitch, Ruth Sheen, Sandy Foster, Amy Dawson, James Fleet, Clive Francis, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Mark Wingett, Nicholas Woodeson, Sam Kelly and Joshua McGuire

An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851).

Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies. Throughout this, he travels, paints, stays with the country aristocracy, visits brothels, is a popular if anarchic member of the Royal Academy of Arts, has himself strapped to the mast of a ship so that he can paint a snowstorm, and is both celebrated and reviled by the public and by royalty.
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People who added this item 6 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.1

Director: Anne Fassio
Starring: Christopher Lambert, Claude Brasseur, Fleur Lise Heuet and Antoine Berry

The Barthelemys have been training racing horses, trotters, for generations. After tragedy befalls Pierrot Barthelemy, his family's inheritance seems at stake. Can his daughter and his sole mare, Marquise, save the family from ruin?
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People who added this item 39 Average listal rating (20 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.4
My Old Lady (2014)

Director: Israel Horovitz
Starring: Kevin Kline, Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott-Thomas, Dominique Pinon, Stéphane Freiss, Noémie Lvovsky and Stéphane De Groodt

Despondent New Yorker Mathias Gold ventures to Paris with plans of liquidating the apartment inherited from his late father but runs into an unexpected roadblock when he discovers that the flat is currently inhabited by his father's former lover, an elderly Englishwoman named Mathilde Girard, and her adult daughter Chloé.

Realizing he's reached an impasse after learning that Mathilde can legally collect regular payments from him until her death, Mathias convinces her to enter into a tentative lodging agreement that's complicated by Chloé's suspicion over his meetings with a predatory property developer with an eye on the apartment.

Later, tensions begin to subside as Mathias and Chloé find a common ground in sharing stories about their troubled childhoods and Mathilde reveals a secret that connects the trio in ways that once seemed impossible.
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People who added this item 1146 Average listal rating (846 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8

Director: Dan Gilroy
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed, Michael Hyatt, Ann Cusack, Kevin Rahm, Kathleen York, Eric Lange, Bird York, Carolyn Gilroy and Jonathan Coyne

When Lou Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
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People who added this item 157 Average listal rating (110 ratings) 4.9 IMDB Rating 5.7
The Nut Job (2014)

Director: Peter Lepeniotis
Starring (voices): Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Dunham, Gabriel Iglesias, Sarah Gadon and James Rankin

In a city park, Surly the Squirrel has finally gone too far with his latest caper leading to the animal community's winter food cache being destroyed. Now exiled, Surly and his rat friend, Buddy's, collective nightmare on the streets ends when they discover a nut store to raid.

Meanwhile, the squirrels, the heroic Andie and the ditsy Grayson, are charged by Raccoon to find a new food source and Andie runs into Surly. With no other options, she arranges a deal to help in Surly's heist for the colony, even while Surly fully intends to betray it.

However, there is more going on with the nut store being a front for bank robbers while Raccoon has his own agenda to ensure his own power. In the mayhem to come, Surly finds himself challenged in ways he never expected and discovering the real prize to treasure in this adventure.
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People who added this item 2485 Average listal rating (1526 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.9

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, Andy Garcia, Vincent Cassel, Bernie Mac, Elliott Gould, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Eddie Jemison, Don Cheadle, Carl Reiner, Qin Shaobo, Eddie Izzard, David Paymer, Olga Sosnovska, Jerry Weintraub, Oprah Winfrey and Julian Sands

Danny Ocean's team of criminals are back and are composing a plan more personal than ever. When ruthless casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses Reuben Tishkoff, causing a heart attack, Danny Ocean vows that him and his team will do anything to bring Willy Bank and everything he's got down.
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People who added this item 3727 Average listal rating (2400 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.5

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Vincent Cassel, Bernie Mac, Elliott Gould, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Eddie Jemison, Don Cheadle, Carl Reiner, Qin Shaobo, Eddie Izzard, Robbie Coltrane, Jeroen Krabbé, Cherry Jones, Jared Harris and Bruce Willis

Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in a caper concerning three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam. But Europol agent Isabel Lahiri is hot on their heels.
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People who added this item 167 Average listal rating (94 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.3
Polisse (2011)

Director: Maïwenn
Starring: Karin Viard, Joey Starr, Marina Foïs, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Maïwenn, Riccardo Scamarcio, Karole Rocher, Emmanuelle Bercot and Frédéric Pierrot

The daily grind for the cops of the Police Department's Child Protection Unit - arresting child molesters, busting underage pickpockets, interrogating abusive parents, taking statements from children, confronting the excesses of teen sexuality, chewing over relationship issues at lunch, enjoying solidarity with colleagues and laughing uncontrollably at the most unthinkable moments. Knowing the worst exists and living with it.

How do these cops balance their private lives and the reality they confront every working day? Fred, the group's hypersensitive wild card, is going to have a hard time facing the scrutiny of Melissa, a photographer on a Ministry of the Interior assignment to document the unit.
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People who added this item 1223 Average listal rating (864 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1

Director: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello, Paul Dano, Terrence Howard, Viola Davis and Melissa Leo

A Boston man kidnaps the person he suspects is behind the disappearance of his young daughter and her best friend.
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People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 2.7 IMDB Rating 2.5

Director: Nick Moore
Starring: Pudsey, David Walliams (voice), Jessica Hynes, John Sessions, Izzy Meikle-Small, Spike White and Malachy Knights

Film starring the winner of Britain's Got Talent; Pudsey, a cheeky London stray dog, is quite happy being a lone ranger, looking out for number one, until he meets siblings Molly, George and Tommy.

After losing their father, their mother Gail is moving the family to the sleepy village of Chuffington and Pudsey tags along, to the dismay of their landlord, Mr. Thorne, and his cat Faustus. As Pudsey starts to settle in with the family and realize what he was missing when he was alone, he stumbles across Thorne's evil plan and he determines to save them and the whole village.
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