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2012
Year: 2009
Genre: Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi
Rating: (5.8)
Country: USA
Runtime: 158 min.
Director: Roland Emmerich
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Cast: John Cusack / Amanda Peet / Chiwetel Ejiofor / Thandie Newton / Oliver Platt / Tom McCarthy / Woody Harrelson / Danny Glover / Liam James / Morgan Lily / Zlatko Buric / Beatrice Rosen / Johann Urb / Alexandre Haussmann / Philippe Haussmann
Plot:
Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.
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9
9
Year: 2009
Genre: Animation / Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi
Rating: (7.1)
Country: USA
Runtime: 79 min.
Director: Shane Acker
Studio: Tim Burton Productions
Cast: Christopher Plummer / Martin Landau / John C. Reilly / Crispin Glover / Jennifer Connelly / Fred Tatasciore / Elijah Wood / Alan Oppenheimer / Tom Kane / Helen Wilson
Plot:
In a world destroyed in a war between man and machine, a hand-stitched doll with the number 9 written on its back comes to life. The world he has awakened in is frightening, but he quickly learns that he is not alone and that there are others like him, also with a single digit written on their back. The first one he encounters is 2 who tells him something of what happened to the world. 2 is also thrilled with the disk 9 is carrying, one with three unique symbols on the front. 9 soon learns that the disk and some of the other dolls who are prepared to die for the good of humankind may be the last hope for man's salvation.
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9
9
Year: 2009
Genre: Animation / Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi
Rating: (7.1)
Country: USA
Runtime: 79 min.
Director: Shane Acker
Studio: Tim Burton Productions
Cast: Christopher Plummer / Martin Landau / John C. Reilly / Crispin Glover / Jennifer Connelly / Fred Tatasciore / Elijah Wood / Alan Oppenheimer / Tom Kane / Helen Wilson
Plot:
In a world destroyed in a war between man and machine, a hand-stitched doll with the number 9 written on its back comes to life. The world he has awakened in is frightening, but he quickly learns that he is not alone and that there are others like him, also with a single digit written on their back. The first one he encounters is 2 who tells him something of what happened to the world. 2 is also thrilled with the disk 9 is carrying, one with three unique symbols on the front. 9 soon learns that the disk and some of the other dolls who are prepared to die for the good of humankind may be the last hope for man's salvation.
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Adam
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Rating: (7.2)
Country: USA
Runtime: 99 min.
Director: Max Mayer
Studio: Olympus Pictures
Cast: Hugh Dancy / Rose Byrne / Peter Gallagher / Amy Irving / Frankie Faison / Mark Linn-Baker / Haviland Morris / Adam LeFevre / Mike Hodge / Peter O'Hara / John Rothman / Terry Walters / Steffany Huckaby / Susan Porro / Maddie Corman
Plot:
Soon after moving in, Beth, a brainy, beautiful writer damaged from a past relationship encounters Adam, the handsome, but odd, fellow in the downstairs apartment whose awkwardness is perplexing. Beth and Adam's ultimate connection leads to a tricky relationship that exemplifies something universal: truly reaching another person means bravely stretching into uncomfortable territory and the resulting shake-up can be liberating.
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Akadimia Platonos
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Rating: (6.6)
Country: Greece / Germany
Runtime: 103 min.
Director: Filippos Tsitos
Studio: ARTE
Cast: Titika Sarigouli / Giorgos Souxes / Antonis Kafetzopoulos / Anastasis Kozdine / Kostas Koronaios / Panagiotis Stamatakis / Maria Zorba
Plot:
Stavros, a Greek shopkeeper cares for his aging mother after a stroke. Pity that his worst fears slowly are realized: he might be Albanian instead of Greek! Feeding these fears are his mother's lapses into Albanian language, the disconcerting appearance of an Albanian brother of whom he was unaware, and his neighbor's dog who only barks at Albanians. Stavros and his "brother" gradually reach a tenuous rapprochement even as his Greek neighbors begin to shun him. The old lady's funeral offers opportunities for conflict and resolution in Stavros' tight-knit enclave even as the community rapidly changes around them.
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An Englishman in New York
Year: 2009
Genre: Drama
Rating: (7.2)
Country: UK
Runtime: 75 min.
Director: Richard Laxton
Set: Quentin Crisp Collection
Studio: Leopard Drama
Cast: John Hurt / Denis O'Hare / Jonathan Tucker / Cynthia Nixon / Swoosie Kurtz / Nick Adams / Jeff Applegate / Twinkle Burke / Benjamin Eakeley / Robert Gomes / Craig muMs Grant / Silver Bramham / David Douglas / Alex C. Ferrill / Amy Gaipa
Plot:
Following the success of his television biography The Naked Civil Servant (1975), Quentin Crisp (Sir John Hurt) is invited to America to lecture on How To Be Happy, and falls in love with New York City's more permissive ambiance. Agent Connie Clausen (Swoosie Kurtz) enables him to be a "resident alien", writing movie reviews and dispensing words of wisdom. Curious about but impervious to trends, he describes A.I.D.S. as a "fad, nothing more", actually to divert heterosexual anger, but he is misinterpreted and reviled by many gays. A return to popularity occurs when he helps Patrick Angus (Jonathan Tucker), a young, A.I.D.S.-afflicted artist attain fame for his paintings and his healthy cynicism is marketed by performance artist Penny Arcade (Cynthia Nixon), putting him back in the limelight. Poor health causes him to refuse a lecture tour of England, but he gives a triumphant final audience at a gay club in Tampa. A postscript informs that he died at the age of ninety-one.
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Angels & Demons
Year: 2009
Genre: Mystery / Thriller
Rating: (6.7)
Country: USA / Italy
Runtime: 138 min.
Director: Ron Howard
Set: Robert Langdon Collection
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Cast: Tom Hanks / Ewan McGregor / Ayelet Zurer / Stellan Skarsgård / Pierfrancesco Favino / Nikolaj Lie Kaas / Armin Mueller-Stahl / Thure Lindhardt / David Pasquesi / Cosimo Fusco / Victor Alfieri / Curt Lowens / Marc Fiorini / Franklin Amobi / Bob Yerkes
Plot:
Following the murder of a physicist, Father Silvano Bentivoglio, a symbolist, Robert Langdon, and a scientist, Vittoria Vetra, are on an adventure involving a secret brotherhood, the Illuminati. Clues lead them all around the Vatican, including the four altars of science, Earth, Air, Fire and Water. An assassin, working for the Illuminati, has captured four cardinals, and murders each, painfully. Robert and Vittoria also are searching for a new very destructive weapon that could kill millions.
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Antichrist
Year: 2009
Genre: Drama / Horror
Rating: (6.6)
Country: Denmark / Germany / France / Sweden / Italy / Poland
Runtime: 108 min.
Director: Lars von Trier
Studio: Zentropa Entertainments
Cast: Willem Dafoe / Charlotte Gainsbourg / Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm
Plot:
A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage, but nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
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Avatar
Year: 2009
Genre: Action / Adventure / Fantasy / Sci-Fi
Rating: (7.8)
Country: UK / USA
Runtime: 162 min.
Director: James Cameron
Set: Avatar Collection
Studio: Ingenious Film Partners
Cast: Sam Worthington / Zoe Saldana / Sigourney Weaver / Stephen Lang / Michelle Rodriguez / Giovanni Ribisi / Joel David Moore / CCH Pounder / Wes Studi / Laz Alonso / Dileep Rao / Matt Gerald / Scott Lawrence / Sean Anthony Moran / Jason Whyte
Plot:
When his brother is killed in a robbery, paraplegic Marine Jake Sully decides to take his place in a mission on the distant world of Pandora. There he learns of greedy corporate figurehead Parker Selfridge's intentions of driving off the native humanoid "Na'vi" in order to mine for the precious material scattered throughout their rich woodland. In exchange for the spinal surgery that will fix his legs, Jake gathers intel for the cooperating military unit spearheaded by gung-ho Colonel Quaritch, while simultaneously attempting to infiltrate the Na'vi people with the use of an "avatar" identity. While Jake begins to bond with the native tribe and quickly falls in love with the beautiful alien Neytiri, the restless Colonel moves forward with his ruthless extermination tactics, forcing the soldier to take a stand - and fight back in an epic battle for the fate of Pandora.
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Bright Star
Year: 2009
Genre: Biography / Drama / Romance
Rating: (7)
Country: UK / Australia / France
Runtime: 119 min.
Director: Jane Campion
Studio: BBC Films
Cast: Abbie Cornish / Ben Whishaw / Paul Schneider / Kerry Fox / Edie Martin / Thomas Brodie-Sangster / Claudie Blakley / Gerard Monaco / Antonia Campbell-Hughes / Samuel Roukin / Amanda Hale / Lucinda Raikes / Samuel Barnett / Jonathan Aris / Olly Alexander
Plot:
It's 1818 in Hampstead Village on the outskirts of London. Poet Charles Brown lives in one half of a house, the Dilkes family the other. Through association with the Dilkes, the fatherless Brawne family knows Mr. Brown. Mr. Brown and the Brawne's eldest daughter, Fanny, don't like each other. She thinks him arrogant and rude; he feels that she's a pretentious flirt, knowing only how to sew (admittedly well as she makes all her own fashionable clothes), and voicing opinions on subjects about which she knows nothing. Insecure struggling poet John Keats comes to live with his friend, Mr. Brown. Miss Brawne and Mr. Keats have a mutual attraction to each other, but their relationship is slow to develop, in part, since Mr. Brown does whatever he can to keep the two apart. Other obstacles face the couple, including their eventual overwhelming passion for each other clouding their view of what the other does, Mr. Keats' struggling career, which offers him little in the way of monetary ...
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Brüno
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy
Rating: (5.8)
Country: USA / UK
Runtime: 81 min.
Director: Larry Charles
Studio: Universal Pictures
Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen / Gustaf Hammarsten / Clifford Bañagale / Josh Meyers / Toby Holguin / Thomas Rosales Jr. / Bono / Chris Martin / Elton John / Slash / Chibundu Orukwowu / Chigozie Orukwowu / Robert Huerta / Gilbert Rosales / Marco Xavier
Plot:
Brüno is a gay Austrian fashion guru. He has his own fashion based television show, Funkyzeit, the most popular German-language show of its kind outside of Germany. After he disgraces himself in front of his Funkyzeit fan base, he is ruined in German speaking Europe. He decides that in his quest for worldwide fame, he will move to Los Angeles and reinvent himself. Accompanying him to the US is Lutz, his former assistant's assistant. Lutz is the only person left in his circle that still believes in Brüno's greatness. Brüno goes through one reinvention of himself after another, ultimately straying to areas far removed from his own self. Perhaps when Brüno finds an activity that he truly does love, he will also find that über-fame he so desperately desires.
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Chloe
Year: 2009
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Romance / Thriller
Rating: (6.3)
Country: USA / Canada / France
Runtime: 96 min.
Director: Atom Egoyan
Studio: Outpost Studios
Cast: Julianne Moore / Liam Neeson / Amanda Seyfried / Max Thieriot / R.H. Thomson / Nina Dobrev / Mishu Vellani / Julie Khaner / Laura de Carteret / Natalie Lisinska / Tiffany Lyndall-Knight / Meghan Heffern / Tamsen McDonough / Kathryn Kriitmaa / Arlene Duncan
Plot:
Catherine and David, she a doctor, he a professor, are at first glance the perfect couple. Happily married with a talented teenage son, they appear to have the perfect life. But when David misses a flight and his surprise birthday party, Catherine's long simmering suspicions rise to the surface. Suspecting infidelity, she decides to hire an escort to seduce her husband and test his loyalty. Catherine finds herself 'directing' Chloe's encounters with David, and Chloe's end of the bargain is to report back, the descriptions becoming increasingly graphic as the meetings multiply.
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Coco avant Chanel
Year: 2009
Genre: Biography / Drama
Rating: (6.7)
Country: France / Belgium
Runtime: 105 min.
Director: Anne Fontaine
Studio: SCOPE Invest
Cast: Audrey Tautou / Benoît Poelvoorde / Alessandro Nivola / Marie Gillain / Emmanuelle Devos / Régis Royer / Etienne Bartholomeus / Yan Duffas / Fabien Béhar / Roch Leibovici / Jean-Yves Chatelais / Pierre Diot / Vincent Nemeth / Bruno Abraham-Kremer / Lisa Cohen
Plot:
Several years after leaving the orphanage to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar. She's both a seamstress for the performers and a singer, earning the nickname Coco from the song she sings nightly with her sister. A liaison with Baron Balsan gives her an entrée into French society and a chance to develop her gift for designing increasingly popular hats. When she falls in love with English businessman Arthur Capel further opportunities open up, though life becomes ever more complicated.
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Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky
Year: 2009
Genre: Drama / Music / Romance
Rating: (6.4)
Country: France / Japan / Switzerland
Runtime: 119 min.
Director: Jan Kounen
Studio: Hexagon Pictures
Cast: Mads Mikkelsen / Anna Mouglalis / Elena Morozova / Natacha Lindinger / Anatole Taubman / Grigori Manoukov / Radivoje Bukvic / Nicolas Vaude / Erick Desmarestz / Clara Guelblum / Maxime Daniélou / Sophie Hasson / Nikita Ponomarenko / Catherine Davenier / Olivier Claverie
Plot:
Paris 1913. Coco Chanel is infatuated with the rich and handsome Boy Capel, but she is also compelled by her work. Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring is about to be performed. The revolutionary dissonances of Igor's work parallel Coco's radical ideas. She wants to democratize women's fashion; he wants to redefine musical taste. Coco attends the scandalous first performance of The Rite in a chic white dress. The music and ballet are criticized as too modern, too foreign. Coco is moved but Igor is inconsolable. Paris 1920, Coco is newly wealthy and successful but grief-stricken after Boy's death in a car crash. Igor, following the Russian Revolution is now a penniless refugee living in exile in Paris. Coco is introduced to Igor by Diaghilev, impresario of the Ballets Russes. The attraction between them is instant and electric. Coco invites Igor along with his wife - now sick with consumption - together with his four children and a menagerie of birds to stay at her new villa, Bel ...
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Confessions of a Shopaholic
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Rating: (5.9)
Country: USA
Runtime: 104 min.
Director: P.J. Hogan
Studio: Touchstone Pictures
Cast: Isla Fisher / Hugh Dancy / Krysten Ritter / Joan Cusack / John Goodman / John Lithgow / Kristin Scott Thomas / Fred Armisen / Leslie Bibb / Lynn Redgrave / Robert Stanton / Julie Hagerty / Nick Cornish / Wendie Malick / Clea Lewis
Plot:
Struggling with her debilitating obsession with shopping and the sudden collapse of her income source, Rebecca Bloomwood unintentionally lands a job writing for a financial magazine after a drunken letter-mailing mix-up. Ironically writing about the very consumer caution of which she herself has not abided, Rebecca's innovative comparisons and unconventional metaphors for economics grants her critical acclaim, public success, and the admiration of her supportive boss Luke. But as she draws closer to her ultimate goal of writing for renowned fashion magazine Alette, she questions her true ambitions and must determine if overcoming her "shopaholic" condition will bring her real happiness.
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Couples Retreat
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy
Rating: (5.5)
Country: USA
Runtime: 113 min.
Director: Peter Billingsley
Studio: Stuber Productions
Cast: Vince Vaughn / Jason Bateman / Faizon Love / Jon Favreau / Malin Akerman / Kristen Bell / Kristin Davis / Kali Hawk / Tasha Smith / Carlos Ponce / Peter Serafinowicz / Jean Reno / Temuera Morrison / Jonna Walsh / Gattlin Griffith
Plot:
Dave and Ronnie, Jason and Cynthia, and Joey and Lucy are close. The group used to include Shane and Jennifer, but they divorced and she's gone. Jason and Cynthia announce that their marriage is in trouble, and they beg their friends (and Shane's young girlfriend) to join them on a couples' retreat, at the package rate, on a tropical island. The others reluctantly agree, planning to play while Jason and Cynthia work on their marriage with an island psychologist. To everyone's surprise, the package is inflexible: each couple must participate in the couples' exercises. Soon fault lines appear in all four relationships. What's in store for each couple?
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Crank: High Voltage
Year: 2009
Genre: Action / Crime / Thriller
Rating: (6.2)
Country: USA
Runtime: 96 min.
Director: Mark Neveldine
Set: Crank Collection
Studio: Lionsgate
Cast: Jason Statham / Amy Smart / Dwight Yoakam / Efren Ramirez / Julanne Chidi Hill / Jose Pablo Cantillo / Reno Wilson / Keone Young / Art Hsu / Joseph Julian Soria / Bai Ling / Clifton Collins Jr. / David Carradine / Corey Haim / Geri Horner
Plot:
Chev Chelios survives a fall from the sky, sort of. He's in an unknown location, sedated, while various Chinese are harvesting his organs. His heart is gone, in an ice chest; a temporary in its place. Chev escapes, knowing only the name of the guy with the ice chest. He calls Doc Miles, an unlicensed cardiologist, who tells him there's only an hour's life in the artificial heart: keep it charged. Chev needs to find his own heart and get to Doc for a transplant. He starts his time-limited pursuit of shadowy figures, the ice chest, and his heart aided by Eve, Rei, and Venus - a stripper, a prostitute, and a pal with Tourette's - constantly needing an electric charge to keep going.
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Did You Hear About the Morgans?
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Rating: (4.8)
Country: USA
Runtime: 0 min.
Director: Marc Lawrence
Studio: Banter
Cast: Hugh Grant / Sarah Jessica Parker / Vincenzo Amato / Jesse Liebman / Elisabeth Moss / Michael Kelly / Seth Gilliam / Kevin Brown / Steven Boyer / Sam Elliott / Mary Steenburgen / Kim Shaw / Natalia Klimas / Sándor Técsy / Sharon Wilkins
Plot:
Meryl and Paul Morgan have separated since his infidelity. He's a Manhattan lawyer, seeking forgiveness. She's moved on, focusing on real estate sales. As he walks her to an appointment one evening, pleading his case, they witness a murder, and the murderer sees them. The F.B.I. wants them in Witness Protection until the killer is caught. He's already hunting them. The F.B.I. sends them to Ray, Wyoming, a tiny ranch town, where they stay with the aging Sheriff and his gun-toting wife (who's his Deputy). Meryl and Paul must sort out their relationship while their New York City ways bump up against those of the West. Meantime, Meryl knows two things that Paul doesn't.
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Dorian Gray
Year: 2009
Genre: Drama / Fantasy / Thriller
Rating: (6.3)
Country: UK
Runtime: 112 min.
Director: Oliver Parker
Studio: Ealing Studios
Cast: Ben Barnes / John Hollingworth / Pip Torrens / Fiona Shaw / Ben Chaplin / Caroline Goodall / Maryam d'Abo / Michael Culkin / Colin Firth / Emilia Fox / Jeff Lipman / Douglas Henshall / Cato Sandford / Nathan Rosen / Louise Kempton
Plot:
A naïve young man. A lovelorn artist. A corruptible Lord. A deal with the Devil. It all paints a dark picture of a Victorian London and how the rich and infamous party at their peril. Here, the telling of time and its consequence of experience for life's treasures' takes its toll on the body, mind and soul. The haunting and bleak tale of power, greed, vanity and inevitable self-destruction is ever present amongst the deceit, opium dens and sin.
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El secreto de sus ojos
Year: 2009
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Romance / Thriller
Rating: (8.2)
Country: Argentina / Spain
Runtime: 129 min.
Director: Juan José Campanella
Studio: Canal+ España
Cast: Soledad Villamil / Ricardo Darín / Carla Quevedo / Pablo Rago / Javier Godino / Mario Alarcón / Guillermo Francella / Mariano Argento / Bárbara Palladino / Rudy Romano / Alejandro Abelenda / Sebastián Blanco / José Luis Gioia / Juan José Ortíz / Kiko Cerone
Plot:
In 1999, retired Argentinian federal justice agent Benjamín Espósito is writing a novel, using an old closed case as the source material. That case is the brutal rape and murder of Liliana Coloto. In addition to seeing the extreme grief of the victim's husband Ricardo Morales, Benjamín, his assistant Pablo Sandoval, and newly hired department chief Irene Menéndez-Hastings were personally affected by the case as Benjamín and Pablo tracked the killer, hence the reason why the unsatisfactory ending to the case has always bothered him. Despite the department already having two other suspects, Benjamín and Pablo ultimately were certain that a man named Isidoro Gómez is the real killer. Although he is aware that historical accuracy is not paramount for the novel, the process of revisiting the case is more an issue of closure for him. He tries to speak to the key players in the case, most specifically Irene, who still works in the justice department and who he has always been attracted to ...
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Facing Ali
Year: 2009
Genre: Documentary / Biography / Sport
Rating: (8)
Country: USA / Canada
Runtime: 100 min.
Director: Pete McCormack
Studio: Network Entertainment
Cast: George Chuvalo / Henry Cooper / George Foreman / Joe Frazier / Ken Norton / Leon Spinks / Ernie Terrell / Muhammad Ali / Joe Louis / Larry Holmes / Ron Lyle / Earnie Shavers / Ringo Bonavena / Mike DeJohn / Jimmy Ellis
Plot:
The life and career of Muhammad Ali (1942- ) as seen chronologically in archival footage: Ali as a fighter, a personality, a political lightening rod, and a man. Boxers who fought him describe what led up to major fights and the matches themselves; they also offer personal revelations about their own lives: George Chuvalo's family losses, George Foreman's conversion, Ken Norton's gratitude, Ron Lyle's teaching, Earnie Shaver's encounter with the Klan, and Joe Frazier's good humor pack their own punch. The fighters talk about Ali's quickness, cunning, and recuperative powers - and how fighting him changed their lives.
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Funny People
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Rating: (6.3)
Country: USA
Runtime: 146 min.
Director: Judd Apatow
Studio: Happy Madison Productions
Cast: Adam Sandler / Seth Rogen / Leslie Mann / Eric Bana / Jonah Hill / Jason Schwartzman / Aubrey Plaza / Maude Apatow / Iris Apatow / RZA / Aziz Ansari / Torsten Voges / Allan Wasserman / Rod Man / Wayne Federman
Plot:
George is a very successful stand up comedian who learns that he has an untreatable blood disorder and is given less than a year to live. Ira is a struggling up-and-coming stand up comedian who works at a deli and has yet to figure out his onstage persona. One night, these two perform at the same club and George takes notice of Ira. George hires Ira to be his semi-personal assistant as well as his friend.
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Year: 2009
Genre: Adventure / Family / Fantasy / Mystery
Rating: (7.6)
Country: UK / USA
Runtime: 153 min.
Director: David Yates
Set: Harry Potter Collection
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe / Michael Gambon / Dave Legeno / Elarica Johnson / Jim Broadbent / Geraldine Somerville / Bonnie Wright / Julie Walters / Rupert Grint / Emma Watson / Helena Bonham Carter / Helen McCrory / Timothy Spall / Alan Rickman / Oliver Phelps
Plot:
In Harry Potter's sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft, Harry finds a book marked mysteriously, "This book is the property of the Half Blood Prince," which helps him excel at Potions class and teaches him a few dark and dangerous ones along the way. Meanwhile, Harry is taking private lessons with Dumbledore in order to find out about Voldemort's past so they can find out what might his only weakness.
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Kynodontas
Year: 2009
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Rating: (7.3)
Country: Greece
Runtime: 97 min.
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Studio: Greek Film Centre
Cast: Christos Stergioglou / Michele Valley / Angeliki Papoulia / Hristos Passalis / Mary Tsoni / Anna Kalaitzidou / Steve Krikris / Sissi Petropoulou / Alexander Voulgaris
Plot:
Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family abode is instantly assigned a new meaning. Hence 'the sea' refers to a large armchair and 'zombies' are little yellow flowers. Having invented a brother whom they claim to have ostracized for his disobedience, the über-controlling parents terrorize their offspring into submission. The father is the only family member who can leave the manicured lawns of their self-inflicted exile, earning their keep by managing a nearby factory, while the only outsider allowed on the premises is his colleague Christina, who is paid to relieve the son of his male urges. Tired of these dutiful acts of carnality, Christina disturbs the domestic balance.
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Le père de mes enfants
Year: 2009
Genre: Drama
Rating: (6.7)
Country: France / Germany / Belgium
Runtime: 110 min.
Director: Mia Hansen-Løve
Studio: Lighthouse Pictures
Cast: Louis-Do de Lencquesaing / Chiara Caselli / Eric Elmosnino / Sandrine Dumas / Dominique Frot / Olivia Ross / Alice de Lencquesaing / Alice Gautier / Manelle Driss / Antoine Mathieu / Elsa Pharaon / Jamshed Usmonov / Cori Shim / Yejin Kim / Igor Hansen-Løve
Plot:
In the first half, Gregoire, a movie producer of great charm, owner of Moon Films, plays with his younger daughters, talks with his wife and his eldest daughter, and keeps his studio going while one project hemorrhages money and creditors circle. In the second half, Sylvia, his Italian wife, tries to hold the family together as she looks fully into Moon Films' troubles. She meets with a banker, a temperamental Swede, Russian TV magnates, a film lab exec, and Moon's lawyer. Clémence, the oldest daughter, goes on her own search. Debt can crush; how does a family pick up the pieces?
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Los abrazos rotos
Year: 2009
Genre: Drama / Romance / Thriller
Rating: (7.2)
Country: Spain
Runtime: 127 min.
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Studio: Sony Pictures
Cast: Penélope Cruz / Lluís Homar / Blanca Portillo / José Luis Gómez / Rubén Ochandiano / Tamar Novas / Ángela Molina / Chus Lampreave / Kiti Mánver / Lola Dueñas / Mariola Fuentes / Carmen Machi / Kira Miró / Rossy de Palma / Alejo Sauras
Plot:
Passion, obsession, wealth, jealousy, family, guilt, and creativity. In Madrid, Harry Caine is a blind screenwriter, assisted by Judit and her son Diego. The past comes rushing in when Harry learns of the death of Ernesto Martel, a wealthy businessman, and Ernesto's son pays Harry a visit. In a series of flashbacks to the 1990s, we see Harry, who was then Mateo Blanco, a director; he falls in love with Ernesto's mistress, Lena, and casts her in a film, which Ernesto finances. Ernesto is jealous and obsessive, sending his son to film the making of the movie, to follow Lena and Mateo, and to give him the daily footage. Judit doesn't like Lena. It's a collision course.
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Män som hatar kvinnor
Year: 2009
Genre: Crime / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Rating: (7.8)
Country: Sweden / Denmark / Germany / Norway
Runtime: 152 min.
Director: Niels Arden Oplev
Set: The Millennium Collection
Studio: Det Danske Filminstitut
Cast: Michael Nyqvist / Noomi Rapace / Lena Endre / Sven-Bertil Taube / Peter Haber / Peter Andersson / Marika Lagercrantz / Ingvar Hirdwall / Björn Granath / Ewa Fröling / Annika Hallin / David Dencik / Michalis Koutsogiannakis / Sofia Ledarp / Tomas Köhler
Plot:
Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her uncle suspects murder and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs disgraced financial journalist Mikael Blomkvist and the tattooed, ruthless computer hacker Lisbeth Salander to investigate. When the pair link Harriet's disappearance to a number of grotesque murders from almost forty years ago, they begin to unravel a dark and appalling family history; but, the Vangers are a secretive clan, and Blomkvist and Salander are about to find out just how far they are prepared to go to protect themselves.
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Moi, Van Gogh
Year: 2009
Genre: Short
Rating: (7.2)
Country: France
Runtime: 0 min.
Director: François Bertrand
Cast: Jacques Gamblin / Peter Knapp / Hélène Seuzaret
Plot:
Dive into the heart of Van Goghs paintings. For the first time, discover in IMAX the fantastic colors and passionate brushwork of a great genius as they take on a new life before our eyes.
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Mr. Nobody
Year: 2009
Genre: Drama / Fantasy / Romance / Sci-Fi
Rating: (7.8)
Country: Belgium / Germany / Canada / France / USA / UK
Runtime: 141 min.
Director: Jaco Van Dormael
Studio: Pan Européenne Production
Cast: Jared Leto / Sarah Polley / Diane Kruger / Linh Dan Pham / Rhys Ifans / Natasha Little / Toby Regbo / Juno Temple / Clare Stone / Thomas Byrne / Allan Corduner / Daniel Mays / Michael Riley / Audrey Giacomini / Laura Brumagne
Plot:
In the year 2092, one hundred eighteen year old Nemo is recounting his life story to a reporter. He is less than clear, often times thinking that he is only thirty-four years of age. But his story becomes more confusing after he does focus on the fact of his current real age. He tells of his life at three primary points in his life: at age nine (when his parents divorced), age sixteen and age thirty-four. The confusing aspect of the story is that he tells of alternate life paths, often changing course with the flick of a decision at each of those ages. One life path has him ultimately married to Elise, a depressed woman who never got over the unrequited love she had for a guy named Stefano when she was a teenager and who asked Nemo to swear that when she died he would sprinkle her ashes on Mars. A second life path has him married to Jean. Their life is one of luxury but one also of utter boredom. And a third life path has him in a torrid romance with his step-sister Anna, the two who,...
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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
Year: 2009
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Family / Fantasy
Rating: (6)
Country: USA / Canada
Runtime: 105 min.
Director: Shawn Levy
Set: Night at the Museum Collection
Studio: 21 Laps Entertainment
Cast: Ben Stiller / Amy Adams / Owen Wilson / Hank Azaria / Robin Williams / Christopher Guest / Alain Chabat / Steve Coogan / Ricky Gervais / Bill Hader / Jon Bernthal / Patrick Gallagher / Jake Cherry / Rami Malek / Mizuo Peck
Plot:
Ben Stiller returns as night watchman Larry Daily, now a successful business man, who gets back to the museum just in time to find that he needs to get his friends out of trouble. This new installment takes us to the Smithsonian, and introduces us to new characters, such as Amelia Earhart, General Custer, and many more!
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Old Dogs
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy / Family
Rating: (5.4)
Country: USA
Runtime: 0 min.
Director: Walt Becker
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Cast: John Travolta / Robin Williams / Kelly Preston / Conner Rayburn / Ella Bleu Travolta / Lori Loughlin / Seth Green / Bernie Mac / Matt Dillon / Ann-Margret / Rita Wilson / Amy Sedaris / Residente / Sab Shimono / Kevin Yamada
Plot:
Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years and their Manhattan public relations firm is on the verge of a huge business deal with a Japanese company. With two weeks to sew up the contract, Dan gets a surprise; a woman he married on a drunken impulse nearly nine years before (annulled the next day) shows up to tell him he's the father of her twins, now seven, and she'll be in jail for 14 days for a political protest. Dan volunteers to keep the tykes, although he's uptight and clueless. With Charlie's help is there any way they can be dad and uncle, meet the kids' expectations, and still land the account?
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Panique au village
Year: 2009
Genre: Animation / Adventure / Comedy / Family / Fantasy
Rating: (7.5)
Country: Belgium / Luxembourg / France
Runtime: 77 min.
Director: Stéphane Aubier
Studio: La Parti Production
Cast: Jeanne Balibar / Bouli Lanners / Stéphane Aubier / Nicolas Buysse / François De Brigode / Véronique Dumont / Bruce Ellison / Christine Grulois / Frédéric Jannin / Christelle Mahy / Eric Muller / François Neycken / Vincent Patar / Pipou / Franco Piscopo
Plot:
Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to surprise Horse with a homemade birthday gift backfires when they destroy his house instead. Surreal adventures take over as the trio travel to the center of the earth, trek across frozen tundra and discover a parallel underwater universe where pointy-headed (and dishonest!) creatures live. With panic a permanent feature of life in this papier mâché town, will Horse and his girlfriend ever be alone?
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Psyhi vathia
Year: 2009
Genre: Drama / War
Rating: (7.1)
Country: Greece / Cyprus
Runtime: 142 min.
Director: Pantelis Voulgaris
Studio: Greek Film Centre
Cast: Vangelis Mourikis / Giorgos Symeonidis / Victoria Haralabidou / Kostas Kleftogiannis / Ioulios Tziatas / Giorgos Tzortzis / Klea Samanta / Vasilis Nanakis / Alexandra Kazazou / Ian Robertson / Christos Karteris / Yorgos Angelkos / Anna Partsani / Giannis Adrimis / Stefanos Aggelis
Plot:
During the 1946-49 Greek Civil War, young brothers Anestis and Vlassis are recruited by opposing sides. Anestis joins the National Army while Vlassis becomes a soldier in the Democratic Army. Fighting in the countryside they grew up in, the boys become increasingly fanatical as the war progresses.
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Shrink
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Rating: (6.7)
Country: USA
Runtime: 104 min.
Director: Jonas Pate
Studio: Ithaka Entertainment
Cast: Kevin Spacey / Joe Nunez / Mark Webber / Keke Palmer / Sierra Aylina McClain / Ada Luz Pla / Saffron Burrows / Jack Huston / Pell James / Mei Melançon / Dallas Roberts / Troy Metcalf / Kendall Clement / Jesse Plemons / Andrew Sibner
Plot:
In Hollywood, people in need revolve around Dr. Henry Carter, a shrink: Jack, an aging star wants permission to cheat on his wife; Shamus is a director who's a cokehead; Patrick is a high-powered germophobic producer; Jeremy is a young writer looking for a break; Jemma, a high-school student, is skipping school; and Kate is an actress facing her mid-30s. Henry's wife recently died; he's grieving, blaming himself, smoking lots of pot. Henry's friends try an intervention; someone steals a patient's file from Henry; Patrick's assistant, the pregnant Daisy, sees promise in Jeremy's work; and, Jesus, Henry's drug dealer, sells him some potent weed. Can anything good come of this?
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Splice
Year: 2009
Genre: Drama / Horror / Sci-Fi
Rating: (5.7)
Country: Canada / France / USA
Runtime: 104 min.
Director: Vincenzo Natali
Studio: Gaumont
Cast: Adrien Brody / Sarah Polley / Delphine Chanéac / Brandon McGibbon / David Hewlett / Abigail Chu / Simona Maicanescu
Plot:
Two young rebellious scientists are told by their employers to halt groundbreaking work that has seen them produce new creatures with medical benefits by splicing together multiple organisms' DNA. They decide to secretly continue their work, but this time splicing in human DNA.
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Star Trek
Year: 2009
Genre: Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi
Rating: (8)
Country: USA / Germany
Runtime: 127 min.
Director: J.J. Abrams
Set: Star Trek: Alternate Reality Collection
Studio: Paramount
Cast: Chris Pine / Zachary Quinto / Leonard Nimoy / Eric Bana / Bruce Greenwood / Karl Urban / Zoe Saldana / Simon Pegg / John Cho / Anton Yelchin / Ben Cross / Winona Ryder / Chris Hemsworth / Jennifer Morrison / Rachel Nichols
Plot:
On the day of James T. Kirk's birth, his father dies on his damaged starship in a last stand against a Romulan mining vessel looking for Ambassador Spock, who in this time, has grown on Vulcan disdained by his neighbors for his half-human heritage. 25 years later, James T. Kirk has grown into a young rebellious troublemaker. Challenged by Captain Christopher Pike to realize his potential in Starfleet, he comes to annoy academy instructors like Commander Spock. Suddenly, there is an emergency on Vulcan and the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise is crewed with promising cadets like Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Pavel Chekov and even Kirk himself, thanks to Leonard McCoy's medical trickery. Together, this crew will have an adventure in the final frontier where the old legend is altered forever as a new version of the legend begins.
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Star Trek
Year: 2009
Genre: Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi
Rating: (8)
Country: USA / Germany
Runtime: 127 min.
Director: J.J. Abrams
Set: Star Trek: Alternate Reality Collection
Studio: Paramount
Cast: Chris Pine / Zachary Quinto / Leonard Nimoy / Eric Bana / Bruce Greenwood / Karl Urban / Zoe Saldana / Simon Pegg / John Cho / Anton Yelchin / Ben Cross / Winona Ryder / Chris Hemsworth / Jennifer Morrison / Rachel Nichols
Plot:
On the day of James T. Kirk's birth, his father dies on his damaged starship in a last stand against a Romulan mining vessel looking for Ambassador Spock, who in this time, has grown on Vulcan disdained by his neighbors for his half-human heritage. 25 years later, James T. Kirk has grown into a young rebellious troublemaker. Challenged by Captain Christopher Pike to realize his potential in Starfleet, he comes to annoy academy instructors like Commander Spock. Suddenly, there is an emergency on Vulcan and the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise is crewed with promising cadets like Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Pavel Chekov and even Kirk himself, thanks to Leonard McCoy's medical trickery. Together, this crew will have an adventure in the final frontier where the old legend is altered forever as a new version of the legend begins.
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The Boat That Rocked
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Music
Rating: (7.4)
Country: UK / France / Germany
Runtime: 135 min.
Director: Richard Curtis
Studio: Universal Pictures
Cast: Charlie Rowe / Lucy Fleming / Philip Seymour Hoffman / Tom Sturridge / Ian Mercer / Bill Nighy / Will Adamsdale / Tom Brooke / Rhys Darby / Nick Frost / Katherine Parkinson / Chris O'Dowd / Michael Hadley / Ike Hamilton / Stephen Moore
Plot:
This movie is an ensemble comedy in which the romance takes place between the young people of the '60s and pop music. It's about a band of rogue DJs that captivated Britain, playing the music that defined a generation and standing up to a government that wanted classical music, and nothing else, on the airwaves. The Count, a big, brash, American god of the airwaves; Quentin, the boss of Radio Rock - a pirate radio station in the middle of the North Sea that's populated by an eclectic crew of rock and roll DJs; Gavin, the greatest DJ in Britain who has just returned from his drug tour of America to reclaim his rightful position; Dave, an ironic, intelligent and cruelly funny co-broadcaster; and a fearsome British government official out for blood against the drug takers and lawbreakers of a once-great nation.
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The Hangover
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy
Rating: (7.7)
Country: USA / Germany
Runtime: 100 min.
Director: Todd Phillips
Set: The Hangover Collection
Studio: Legendary Entertainment
Cast: Bradley Cooper / Ed Helms / Zach Galifianakis / Justin Bartha / Heather Graham / Sasha Barrese / Jeffrey Tambor / Ken Jeong / Rachael Harris / Mike Tyson / Mike Epps / Jernard Burks / Rob Riggle / Cleo King / Bryan Callen
Plot:
Angelenos Doug Billings and Tracy Garner are about to get married. Two days before the wedding, the four men in the wedding party - Doug, Doug's two best buddies Phil Wenneck and Stu Price, and Tracy's brother Alan Garner - hop into Tracy's father's beloved Mercedes convertible for a 24-hour stag party to Las Vegas. Phil, a married high school teacher, has the same maturity level as his students when he's with his pals. Stu, a dentist, is worried about everything, especially what his controlling girlfriend Melissa thinks. Because she disapproves of traditional male bonding rituals, Stu has to lie to her about the stag, he telling her that they are going on a wine tasting tour in the Napa Valley. Regardless, he intends on eventually marrying her, against the advice and wishes of his friends. And Alan seems to be unaware of what are considered the social graces of the western world. The morning after their arrival in Las Vegas, they awaken in their hotel suite each with the worst ...
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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Year: 2009
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy / Mystery
Rating: (6.8)
Country: UK / France / Canada
Runtime: 123 min.
Director: Terry Gilliam
Studio: Téléfilm Canada
Cast: Andrew Garfield / Christopher Plummer / Richard Riddell / Katie Lyons / Richard Shanks / Lily Cole / Verne Troyer / Bruce Crawford / Johnny Harris / Mark Benton / Lorraine Cheshire / Lewis Gott / Sian Scott / Simon Day / Moya Brady
Plot:
In London, the sideshow troupe of Doctor Parnassus promises the audience a journey to the "Imaginarium", an imaginary world commanded by the mind of Doctor Parnassus, where dreams come true. In the stories that Doctor Parnassus tells to his daughter Valentina, the midget Percy, and his assistant Anton, he claims to have lived for more than one thousand years; However, when he fell in love with a mortal woman, he made a deal with the devil (Mr. Nick), trading his immortality for youth. As part of the bargain, he promised his son or daughter to Mr. Nick on their sixteenth birthday. Valentina is now almost to the doomed age and Doctor Parnassus makes a new bet with Mr. Nick, whoever seduces five souls in the Imaginarium will have Valentina as a prize. Meanwhile the troupe rescues Tony, a young man that was hanged on a bridge by the Russians. Tony was chased until he finds and joins the group. Tony and Valentina fall in love with each other and the jealous Anton discovers that his ...
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The Invention of Lying
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy / Romance
Rating: (6.4)
Country: USA
Runtime: 100 min.
Director: Ricky Gervais
Studio: Wintergreen Productions
Cast: Ricky Gervais / Jennifer Garner / Jonah Hill / Louis C.K. / Jeffrey Tambor / Fionnula Flanagan / Rob Lowe / Tina Fey / Stephanie March / Ruben Santiago-Hudson / John Hodgman / Nate Corddry / Jimmi Simpson / Martin Starr / Donna Sorbello
Plot:
It's a world where everyone tells the truth - and just about anything they're thinking. Mark Bellison is a screenwriter, about to be fired. He's short and chunky with a flat nose - a genetic setup that means he won't get to first base with Anna, the woman he loves. At a bank, on the spur of the moment he blurts out a fib, with eye-popping results. Then, when his mother's on her deathbed, frightened of the eternal void awaiting her, Mark invents fiction. The hospital staff overhear his description of Heaven, believe every word, and tell others. Soon Mark is a prophet, his first inventive screenplay makes him rich, and he's basically a good guy. But will that be enough for Anna?
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The Joneses
Year: 2009
Genre: Drama
Rating: (6.5)
Country: USA
Runtime: 96 min.
Director: Derrick Borte
Studio: Echo Lake Entertainment
Cast: David Duchovny / Demi Moore / Amber Heard / Benjamin Hollingsworth / Gary Cole / Glenne Headly / Lauren Hutton / Chris Williams / Christine Evangelista / Robert Pralgo / Tiffany Morgan / Joe Narciso / Ric Reitz / L. Warren Young / Hayes Mercure
Plot:
"The Joneses", a social commentary on our consumerist society. Perfect couple Steve and Kate Jones, and their gorgeous teen-aged children Jenn and Mick, are the envy of their posh, suburban neighborhood filled with McMansions and all the trappings of the upper middle class. Kate is the ultimate trend setter - beautiful, sexy, dressed head-to-toe in designer labels. Steve is the admired successful businessman who has it all: a gorgeous wife, big house and an endless supply of high-tech toys. Jenn and Mick rule their new school as they embody all that is hip and trendy - cool clothes, fast cars and the latest gadgets. But as the neighbors try to keep up with the Joneses, none are prepared for the truth about this all- too perfect family.
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The Limits of Control
Year: 2009
Genre: Crime / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Rating: (6.3)
Country: USA / Japan
Runtime: 116 min.
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Studio: PointBlank Films
Cast: Isaach De Bankolé / Alex Descas / Óscar Jaenada / Luis Tosar / Paz de la Huerta / Tilda Swinton / Yûki Kudô / John Hurt / Gael García Bernal / Hiam Abbass / Bill Murray / Héctor Colomé / María Isasi / Jean-François Stévenin / Norma Yessenia Paladines
Plot:
A solitary man who does not speak Spanish is an underground courier. Two men who are both thuggish and philosophical send him to Madrid with cryptic instructions. Over the course of a few days, he receives his instructions from a series of distinctive individuals who provide words of philosophy or of warning and also give him a matchbox with a tiny piece of paper, which he reads then eats, accompanied by espresso served in two cups. He is quiet, self-contained, focused on his work. He has rules. He encounters and at times transmits a violin, diamonds, a guitar, and a map. Is he a smuggler? Merely an independent conduit? Or, something else?
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The Maiden Heist
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy / Crime
Rating: (6.1)
Country: USA
Runtime: 90 min.
Director: Peter Hewitt
Studio: Dog Pond Productions
Cast: Christopher Walken / Wynn Everett / Marcia Gay Harden / Bhavesh Patel / Todd Weeks / Morgan Freeman / William H. Macy / Breckin Meyer / Stephen Stapinski / Bates Wilder / Joseph McKenna / Patricia B. Till / Philip Dorn Hebert / Jim Chiros / Anthony Cascio
Plot:
Three middle-age guards learn that their museum has sold a wing of art to a Danish museum. Each has a favorite in that collection, and none can imagine life without the peace and completion it brings. Though mere acquaintances, they plot a theft of the three pieces between the time they are packed and the time they're loaded onto a plane. First each must obtain a forgery; then, they have to smuggle the forgeries into the museum and find a way to make the switches. The heist is complicated by Roger's intrusive wife - he's promised her a trip to Florida for their anniversary - and George's proclivity for taking his clothes off when standing in front of the warrior statue he loves.
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The Pink Panther 2
Year: 2009
Genre: Action / Adventure / Comedy / Crime / Family / Mystery
Rating: (5.6)
Country: USA
Runtime: 92 min.
Director: Harald Zwart
Set: The Pink Panther (Steve Martin) Collection
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Cast: Steve Martin / Jean Reno / Emily Mortimer / Andy Garcia / Alfred Molina / Yuki Matsuzaki / Aishwarya Rai Bachchan / John Cleese / Lily Tomlin / Jeremy Irons / Johnny Hallyday / Geoffrey Palmer / Armel Bellec / Philip Goodwin / Jack Metzger
Plot:
After having been rewarded for solving the mystery of the Pink Panther Diamond, inspector Jacques Clouseau has been assigned to minor tasks by his boss inspector Dreyfus so as not to have him in his way anymore. Unfortunately, the famous diamond has once again been stolen as have many other artifacts in a series of burglaries around the world. His past success will enable inspector Clouseau to be part of the dream team comprised of the greatest detectives of the affected countries, where he will be able to display his numerous talents across the world.
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The Rebound
Year: 2009
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Rating: (6.3)
Country: USA
Runtime: 95 min.
Director: Bart Freundlich
Studio: Process Media
Cast: Catherine Zeta-Jones / Justin Bartha / Andrew Cherry / Kelly Gould / Lynn Whitfield / Kate Jennings Grant / Rob Kerkovich / Sam Robards / John Schneider / Joanna Gleason / Art Garfunkel / Stephanie Szostak / Marcel Simoneau / Eliza Callahan / Rehan Yadav
Plot:
Sandy, upon discovering her husband's infidelity while watching her son's birthday video, leaves the suburbs and moves into the city. She gets an apartment that's above a coffee house where she befriends one of the workers, Aram, a guy whose wife only married him so she could get a green card. Aram's family thinks he's wasting his life and education by working in the coffee house. Soon after moving into the apartment, Sandy hires Aram to be her nanny while she takes on work for the first time since her children were born. It isn't long when Aram and Sandy find they get along wonderfully and start to date. But the question is: is their relationship real or is it, in fact, just a rebound for both of them?
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The Road
Year: 2009
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Rating: (7.3)
Country: USA
Runtime: 111 min.
Director: John Hillcoat
Studio: Dimension Films
Cast: Viggo Mortensen / Kodi Smit-McPhee / Robert Duvall / Guy Pearce / Molly Parker / Michael Kenneth Williams / Garret Dillahunt / Charlize Theron / Bob Jennings / Jack Erdie / Gina Preciado / Agnes Herrmann / Buddy Sosthand / Kirk Brown / David August Lindauer
Plot:
It's a post-apocalyptic world, several years after whatever the cataclysmic event, which has in turn caused frequent quakes as further potential hazards. The world is gray and getting quickly grayer as more and more things die off. A man and his pre-teen son, who was born after the apocalypse, are currently on the road, their plan to walk to the coast and head south where the man hopes there will be a more hospitable environment in which to live. The man has taught his son that they are the "good people" who have fire in their hearts, which in combination largely means that they will not resort to cannibalism to survive. The man owns a pistol with two bullets remaining, which he will use for murder/suicide of him and his son if he feels that that is a better fate for them than life in the alternative. Food and fuel are for what everyone is looking. The man has taught his son to be suspect of everyone that they may meet, these strangers who, out of desperation, may not only try to ...
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The Soloist
Year: 2009
Genre: Biography / Drama / Music
Rating: (6.7)
Country: UK / France / USA
Runtime: 117 min.
Director: Joe Wright
Studio: Working Title Films
Cast: Jamie Foxx / Robert Downey Jr. / Catherine Keener / Tom Hollander / LisaGay Hamilton / Nelsan Ellis / Rachael Harris / Stephen Root / Lorraine Toussaint / Justin Martin / Kokayi Ampah / Patrick Tatten / Susane Lee / Marcos De Silvas / Ilia Volok
Plot:
In 2005, the only thing hurting Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez more than his face from a recent bike accident was his pressing need for story ideas. That is when he discovers Nathaniel Ayers, a mentally ill, homeless street musician who possesses extraordinary talent, even through his half-broken instruments. Inspired by his story, Lopez writes an acclaimed series of articles about Ayers and attempts to do more to help both him and the rest of the underclass of LA have a better life. However, Lopez's good intentions run headlong in the hard realities of the strength of Ayers' personal demons and the larger social injustices facing the homeless. Regardless, Lopez and Ayers must find a way to conquer their deepest anxieties and frustrations to hope for a brighter future for both of them.
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Thick as Thieves
Year: 2009
Genre: Action / Crime / Thriller
Rating: (6)
Country: USA / Germany
Runtime: 104 min.
Director: Mimi Leder
Studio: Equity Pictures Medienfonds GmbH & Co. KG IV
Cast: Rade Serbedzija / Morgan Freeman / Robert Forster / Corey Johnson / Antonio Banderas / Charles Venn / Atanas Srebrev / Tom Hardy / Marianne Stanicheva / Gerrit Vooren / Darrell Las Quevas / Ivan Petrushinov / Victor Boichev / Nickolay Hadjiminev / Stefan Shterev
Plot:
In New York, the experienced art thief, Keith Ripley, invites the bold thief from Miami, Gabriel Martin, to team up with him. He plans the heist of two valuable mysterious antique Faberge eggs, located in a safe, of the well protected Russian jewelry Romanov. Each egg is worth twenty million dollars on the black market, and Ripley needs his cut to free himself from his debt to a powerful mobster, known as Nicky. The reluctant Gabriel agrees to participate, after having a one night stand with Ripley's goddaughter Alexandra Karolin. Meanwhile, the persistent Lieutenant Weber, who has unsuccessfully tried to put Ripley in jail for twenty years, figures out how to anticipate the movements of the criminal in order to catch him.
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