In pre-World War I Paris, Lea, famed courtesan to the rich and famous, is contemplating retirement. When her archrival asks her to teach her teenage son about women, it becomes a passionate affair that results in power struggles over sex, money, and love.
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In New York City in the 1870s, a rigid social code governs how people talk, walk, meet, part, dine, earn their livings, fall in love, and marry. Not a word of the code is written down anywhere, but these people have been studying it since they were born. In this elegant milieu, marriages, like treaties between nations, exist to provide for the orderly transmission of wealth; scions of old and rich families understand that their personal desires have...
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A twenty-something, fast-talking salesman's latest deal collapses the day he learns his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, Sam is called home to put his father's estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family. While there, he uncovers a startling secret that turns his entire world upside down, he has a 30-year-old sister he never knew existed.
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Inspired by the 1932 classic of the same title, this time set in Miami, Florida, in the 1980s, after the Mariel boatlift brought thousands of Cuban refugees to the United States. Tony Montana is the new Scarface, finding wealth and power beyond his wildest dreams. He loved The American Dream, with a vengeance. In the spring of 1980, the port of Mariel Harber was opened, and thousands set sail for the United States. They came in search of the American...
11) Where is Kyra?
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Kyra Johnson, a middle-aged divorcee, moves into her elderly mother's Brooklyn apartment while she looks for work and tries to get back on her feet. When her mother dies suddenly, Kyra is left without any support, both emotional and financial, and finds herself with very few options. Kyra can't accept that her once-tidy life has completely fallen apart. This leads her on a risky path of self-destruction that has devastating consequences.
Maleficent travels to a grand old castle to celebrate young Aurora's upcoming wedding to Prince Phillip. While there, she meets Aurora's future mother-in-law -- a conniving queen who hatches a devious plot to destroy the land's fairies. Hoping to stop her, Maleficent joins forces with a seasoned warrior and a group of outcasts to battle the queen and her powerful army.
The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured their ranks compels the remaining to take one final stand in the grand conclusion to twenty-two films.
14) The family
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A mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after snitching on the mob. Despite Agent Stansfield's best efforts to keep them in line, Fred Blake and his family can't help resorting to old habits by handling their problems the 'family' way. Chaos ensues as their former Mafia cronies try to track them down, and scores are settled in the unlikeliest of settings.
"If there's nothing wrong with him, why is he here?" college freshman Tom Butterfield asks a doctor about an orphaned little boy. "Rotten luck ," is the reply. "]oey's mother and father were killed. The court couldn't find a foster home. They had to put him someplace." Someplace is the Missouri State Hospital, a facility for mentally ill men. Tom is appalled then outraged when joey is brutally raped by a patient. Tom and the doctor bend a few dozen...
18) Love Field
Dallas housewife Lurene Hallet (Michelle Pfeiffer) has developed an intense Jackie Kennedy fixation. When the President is assassinated, Lurene vows to travel to Washington to attend his funeral, leaving her husband, her home, and her loveless life behind. On the way, she meets a black man (Dennis Haysbert) and his young daughter (Stephanie McFadden), and soon their three lives become irrevocably intertwined as they travel across a panorama of a country...
19) Frankie & Johnny
Terrence McNally's stage play Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune was a two-character piece, which starred Kathy Bates and F. Murray Abraham on Broadway. Garry Marshall's film version of the McNally play streamlines the title to Frankie and Johnny, expands the dramatis personae to include at least a dozen fascinating characters, and "glamorizes" the decidedly unglamorous Frankie and Johnny in the forms of Michelle Pfeiffer and Al Pacino (their...