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Sparkle (1976) Movie Poster Image
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Predictable rise-to-fame tale with gangs, drugs, violence.
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(Release Year: 1976)
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Beasts of the Southern Wild Movie Poster Image
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Devastatingly moving drama has harsh truths, whimsy, wisdom.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Starstruck Movie Poster Image
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Australia New Wave musical has lots of energy, plus smoking.
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(Release Year: 1982)
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Oblivion Movie Poster Image
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Stylized sci-fi entertains; expect deaths, sexy stuff.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Makers: Women Who Make America Movie Poster Image
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Inspiring survey of important women in U.S. history.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Gravity Movie Poster Image
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Intense, astonishing sci-fi thriller has real soul.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Europa Report Movie Poster Image
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Smart sci-fi thriller can be intense, terrifying.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Divergent Movie Poster Image
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Strong female character leads in violent dystopia.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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The Divergent Series: Insurgent Movie Poster Image
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Dystopian sequel ups romance factor; still very violent.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Wing Commander Movie Poster Image
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Clichéd sci-fi movie has slow pace, gratuitous sex talk.
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(Release Year: 1999)
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The Corporation Movie Poster Image
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Eye-opening docu on corporate power is timely, provocative.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
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Poignant immigration drama is romantic, thought-provoking.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Roots (2016) Movie Poster Image
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Reimagined slave epic is violent but stirs worthy questions.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Passengers Movie Poster Image
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Interesting drama about love, mortality, iffy decisions.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Absolutely Anything Movie Poster Image
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Crass comedy's only redeeming feature is Robin Williams.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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Battle of the Sexes Movie Poster Image
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Moving dramedy serves up sexism, sexuality; lots of smoking.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Cloverfield Paradox Movie Poster Image
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Awkward mix of moods in violent sci-fi sequel.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Hearts Beat Loud Movie Poster Image
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Coming-of-age dramedy finds family harmony amid upheaval.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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The Resistance Banker Movie Poster Image
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Lots of war violence in unique, engaging true story.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Captive State Movie Poster Image
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Dark, disconnected, but smart alien invasion movie.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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