The Grandmaster
Synopsis
The film chronicles the life of the Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man from the 1930s in Foshan, his flight to Hong Kong after the Second Sino-Japanese War, and the events leading to his death. The movie begins with Ip Man reflecting on martial arts, and then cuts to a scene of a fight under the rain between Ip and a dozen combatants. Ip Man wins, and experiences flashbacks of his life, from his early training at the age of seven to his induction into martial arts by his master Chan Wah-shun, and h...
Short Term 12
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Short Term 12 is told through the eyes of Grace, a twenty-something supervisor at a foster-care facility for at-risk teenagers. She is passionate and tough, a formidable caretaker of the kids in her charge – and in love with her long-term boyfriend and co-worker, Mason. Grace and Mason struggle to help Marcus, an intense, quiet kid who is about to turn 18, cope with the difficulty of having to leave the facility. But Grace’s own difficult past, added to the surprising future that suddenly...
Oldboy Oldboy
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Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for 20 years without reason....
Raze
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Sabrina (Zoë Bell), along with 49 other women, are kidnapped by the diabolical husband and wife team of Elizabeth (Sherilyn Fenn) and Joseph (Doug Jones). The women are told that they will fight to the death for the entertainment of a group of bored rich people. If they lose or refuse to fight, a sniper will kill their loved ones....
The Armstrong Lie
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A documentary chronicling sports legend Lance Armstrong's improbable rise and ultimate fall from grace. ...
Cabin Fever: Patient Zero
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The story centers about the initial outbreak of the virus. On a remote island, an immune patient named Porter is being held in a lab by scientists trying to create a vaccine. Porter forces a lockdown of the station and spreads the virus outside of the lab by infecting a mouse. When four friends on a bachelor party boat ride land on the island, two of them are infected by swimming in the contaminated water. Searching for help, they make their way to the science lab but find everyone inside inf...
The Way Way Back
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14-year-old Duncan reluctantly goes on summer vacation to a beach house in a small seaside town near Cape Cod, Massachusetts with his mother, Pam; her boyfriend, Trent; and Trent's daughter, Steph. Trent emotionally disparages Duncan, often making comments and gestures that are belittling and rude to him. On the way to the beach house, Trent asks Duncan to rate himself on a scale of one to ten, and tells Duncan he thinks Duncan is a three. They arrive at the beach house and are greeted by the ne...
Jamesy Boy
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The true story of James Burns who, as a teenager goes from the suburban street gangs of Denver to a maximum-security prison cell surrounded by hardened criminals. In this unlikely setting, James ultimately emerges with hope and a brighter future. ...
Headshot
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A cop who becomes a hitman for a group aimed at eliminating those who are above the law finds his world turned upside down by a single a devastating blow....
The Best Offer
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A master auctioneer becomes obsessed with an extremely reclusive heiress who collects fine art. ...
Only Lovers Left Alive
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Married for centuries and now living half a world apart, two vampires wake as the sun goes down. Adam sits holding a lute, in his cluttered Detroit Victorian, as Eve wakes up in her bedroom in Tangier, surrounded by books. Rather than feeding on humans, they are, like addicts, dependent on local suppliers of the "good stuff", fearing contamination from blood poisoned by the degradation of the environment. Adam visits a local blood bank in the dead of night, masquerading as "Dr. Faust", paying "D...
Non-Stop
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Bill Marks is a former cop who after dealing with his daughter's death by drinking, is now an air marshal. While on a flight from London to New York, Marks gets a text telling him that unless 150 million dollars is deposited to an off shore account within 20 minutes someone will die. He tries to tell the other air marshal, Hammond but Hammond doesn't believe him. ...
The Protector 2 The Protector 2
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Kham (Tony Jaa) refuses to sell his elephant Khon to the trader, Suchart Vilawandei (Adinan Buntanaporn) who plans on selling it to someone who works for the gangster LC (RZA). Kham later finds Vilawandei dead at his home in Bangkok, and his two nieces, martial artists Ping-ping (Yanin "Jeeja" Vismitananda) and Sue-sue (Theerada Kittiseriprasert), think he is responsible. While escaping from them, Kham meets his old friend Sergeant Mark (Mum Jokmok), who informs Kham about a terrorist plot to di...
Muppets Most Wanted
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Flush with their revival's success, Kermit the Frog and his friends are approached by Dominic Badguy to go on a world tour. Unknown to them, this is all part of the sinister plan of Constantine, the world's most evil frog, to become the greatest thief of all time. After making sure that Kermit is jailed as himself, Constantine impersonates him to use the Muppets' tour as cover for his scheme. While Sam the Eagle and Inspector Jean Pierre Napoleon investigate, the Muppets find their boss seems st...
Godzilla (2014)
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The world's most famous monster is pitted against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. ...
The Giver
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This film, based on Lois Lowry's book, tells the story of a perfect world. Everyone here is happy. When Jonas is 18 years old, he's chosen to be the community's Receiver of Memories. He enters into training with an old man called The Giver. From the Giver, Jonas learns about pain, sadness, war, and all the unhappy truths of the "real" world. He quickly realizes that his community is fake. Confronted with this reality, Jonas faces difficult choices about his own life and his future. ...
The Shawshank Redemption
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Andy Dufresne is a young and successful banker whose life changes drastically when he is convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife and her lover. Set in the 1940's, the film shows how Andy, with the help of his friend Red, the prison entrepreneur, turns out to be a most unconventional prisoner. ...
The Empire Strikes Back
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Fleeing the evil Galactic Empire, the Rebels abandon their new base in an assault with the Imperial AT-AT walkers on the ice world of Hoth. Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca and the droid C-3PO escape in the Millennium Falcon, but are later captured by Darth Vader on Bespin. Meanwhile, Luke Skywalker and the droid R2-D2 follows Obi-Wan Kenobi's posthumous command, and receives Jedi training from Master Yoda on the swamp world of Dagobah. Will Skywalker manage to rescue his friends from the Dark...
Inception
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Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back bu...
Star Wars
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Part IV in George Lucas' epic, Star Wars: A New Hope opens with a Rebel ship being boarded by the tyrannical Darth Vader. The plot then follows the life of a simple farm boy, Luke Skywalker, as he and his newly met allies (Han Solo, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, C-3PO, R2-D2) attempt to rescue a Rebel leader, Princess Leia, from the clutches of the Empire. The conclusion is culminated as the Rebels, including Skywalker and flying ace Wedge Antilles make an attack on the Empire's most powerful and o...
City of God
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Brazil, 1960's, City of God. The Tender Trio robs motels and gas trucks. Younger kids watch and learn well...too well. 1970's: Li'l Zé has prospered very well and owns the city. He causes violence and fear as he wipes out rival gangs without mercy. His best friend Bené is the only one to keep him on the good side of sanity. Rocket has watched these two gain power for years, and he wants no part of it. Yet he keeps getting swept up in the madness. All he wants to do is take pictures. 1980's: Th...
Alien: Covenant
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The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape....
The Right Kind of Wrong
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Leo, a newly divorced man, falls in love with a woman on her wedding day and goes through struggles to win her heart. Leo's own failed marriage was depicted in a blog ("Why You Suck") and then published bestseller written by his ex-wife. A failed writer himself, Leo is an underachiever who now washes dishes. Leo's pursuit of the newly married Collette requires he finally face the scorn of total strangers who know him only from his wife's book....
Eden
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Hyune Jae is a Korean-American teenager girl living in New Mexico in 1994 with her immigrant parents. Jae works at her father’s taxidermy shop, but is bored. After convincing her reluctant mother to let her go out on a Friday night, she joins her friend Abby at a local bar with fake IDs. Jae meets a good-looking young man in a fireman uniform, and accepts his offer to drive her home. In the car, Jae notices that there is a policeman uniform costume in the backseat and the firefighter badge is ...
Apocalypse Pompeii
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When a Former Special Ops commando visits Pompeii, his wife and daughter are trapped as Mount Vesuvius erupts with massive force. While his family fights to survive the deadly onslaught of heat and lava, he enlists his former teammates in a daring operation beneath the ruins of Pompeii....