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WEST SIDE STORY

Duration: 2:31:47
IMDB Rating: 7.6
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical
Director: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise
Writer: Ernest Lehman (screenplay), Arthur Laurents (book), Jerome Robbins (play)
Actors: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno

Plot: Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.

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SELENA

Duration: 2:07:26
IMDB Rating: 6.6
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Director: Gregory Nava
Writer: Gregory Nava
Actors: Jennifer Lopez, Jackie Guerra, Constance Marie, Alex Meneses

Plot: The true story of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, as well as having chart topping albums on the Latin music charts.

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FRIDA

Duration: 2:02:48
IMDB Rating: 7.4
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Director: Julie Taymor
Writer: Hayden Herrera (book), Clancy Sigal (screenplay), Diane Lake (screenplay), Gregory Nava (screenplay), Anna Thomas (screenplay)
Actors: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Antonio Banderas, Valeria Golino

Plot: A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work.

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UNITED 93

Duration: 1:51:00
IMDB Rating: 7.7
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Director: Paul Greengrass
Writer: Paul Greengrass
Actors: J.J. Johnson, Gary Commock, Polly Adams, Opal Alladin

Plot: A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

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REIGN OVER ME

Duration: 2:04:30
IMDB Rating: 7.6
Genre: Drama
Director: Mike Binder
Writer: Mike Binder
Actors: Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler

Plot: A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.

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EAT PRAY LOVE

Duration: 2:20:26
IMDB Rating: 5.6
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director: Ryan Murphy
Writer: Ryan Murphy (screenplay), Jennifer Salt (screenplay), Elizabeth Gilbert (book)
Actors: Julia Roberts, I. Gusti Ayu Puspawati, Hadi Subiyanto, Billy Crudup

Plot: A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".

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DEAR JOHN

Duration: 1:46:07
IMDB Rating: 6.2
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Director: Lasse Hallström
Writer: Jamie Linden (screenplay), Nicholas Sparks (novel)
Actors: Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Richard Jenkins, Henry Thomas

Plot: A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he's home on leave.

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THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

Duration: 2:02:06
IMDB Rating: 7.9
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director: David O. Russell
Writer: David O. Russell (screenplay), Matthew Quick (novel)
Actors: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver

Plot: After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

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THE KING'S SPEECH (R RATED VERSION)

Duration: 1:58:26
IMDB Rating: 8.1
Genre: Biography, Drama
Director: Tom Hooper
Writer: David Seidler (screenplay)
Actors: Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi, Robert Portal

Plot: The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.

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LES MISERABLES (2012)

Duration: 2:37:52
IMDB Rating: 7.7
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Director: Tom Hooper
Writer: William Nicholson (screenplay), Alain Boublil (screenplay), Claude-Michel Schönberg (screenplay), Herbert Kretzmer (screenplay), Alain Boublil (stage musical "Les Misérables"), Claude-Michel Schönberg (stage musical "Les Misérables"), Victor Hugo (novel)
Actors: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried

Plot: In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives for ever.

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DIVERGENT

Duration: 2:19:40
IMDB Rating: 7.0
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Director: Neil Burger
Writer: Veronica Roth (based on the novel by), Evan Daugherty (screenplay), Vanessa Taylor (screenplay)
Actors: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Jai Courtney

Plot: In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.

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THE AMAZING SPIDER MAN 2

Duration: 2:21:35
IMDB Rating: 7.2
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Director: Marc Webb
Writer: Alex Kurtzman (screenplay), Roberto Orci (screenplay), Jeff Pinkner (screenplay), Alex Kurtzman (screen story), Roberto Orci (screen story), Jeff Pinkner (screen story), James Vanderbilt (screen story), Stan Lee (Marvel comic book), Steve Ditko (Marvel comic book)
Actors: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan

Plot: Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of super villains against him, impacting his life.