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  • The Cure (1995)

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    Set in a small town of Stillwater, Minnesota, Erik (Brad Renfro) is an adolescent loner with a neglectful and selfish workaholic mother, Gail (Diana Scarwid) who hardly spends time with him. Dexter (Joseph Mazzello), who contracted AIDS through a blood transfusion, is Erik’s neighbor. Initially, Erik is put off by Dexter, but the two soon become good friends despite their differences. Erik seeks a family in Dexter and his congenial mother, Linda (Annabella Sciorra), due to his strained relationship with Gail, but keeps the friendship a secret from her, knowing that she won’t approve.

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    Charley Varrick (1973)

    Charley Varrick (Matthau) is a crop-duster and former stunt pilot by trade. The aging trailer-park dweller has clearly not been too successful. Together with three others, including his wife Nadine and edgy Harman Sullivan, a heavily disguised Varrick robs a small bank in Tres Cruces, New Mexico. During the robbery, two policemen and the fourth robber are killed and Nadine is mortally wounded.

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    The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

    The film is set in a live-action library divided by two animated shorts. The first segment, The Wind and the Willows is narrated by Basil Rathbone and followed by Bing Crosby narrating The Legend of Sleepy Hallow.

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    Night and the City (1950)

    The story tells of Harry Fabian (Richard Widmark), a two-bit hustler who dreams of the good life provided by money. He’s tried a lot of go-nowhere schemes but he has what he believes is a chance of a lifetime. He plans to take control of the professional wrestling game from promoter and underworld boss Kristo (Herbert Lom) by manipulating him through his father, the retired wrestling superstar Gregorius (Stanislaus Zbyszko).

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    Alice (1988)

    Alice appears to be in her bedroom, when a taxidermically stuffed rabbit comes to life and breaks out of its glass case. Alice follows the rabbit through the drawer of a desk into a cavern. She subsequently falls through a bucket and seemingly down an elevator shaft. Wonderland itself is a mix of drab household-like areas with incongruous relationships of space and size. The Queen’s execution sentences are carried out by the White Rabbit with a pair of scissors. At the film’s end, Alice wakes in her room, discovers that the rabbit is still missing from his glass case, and …

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    Kis Vuk (2008)

    The animated film is about Little Jack (Freddie Highmore), a young fox who spends his time enjoying a wonderful life in the forest with his loving family. During the film, Little Jack’s world changes drastically when his father, Jack, is captured and forced to join the circus.[2] The film’s villain, a shrewd circus owner named Anna Conda (Miranda Richardson), desperately wants bigger and better performances. This leads her to kidnap many forest animals, including Little Jack’s father. With the help of her magician husband, The Ringmaster (Bill Nighy), Anna is able to hypnotize the animals into performing in her shows.[2]

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    Alligator (1980)

    A teenage girl purchases a baby American alligator while on vacation with her family at a tourist trap in Florida. After the family returns home to Chicago, the alligator, named Ramón by the girl, is promptly flushed down the family’s toilet by her surly, animal-phobic father and ends up in the city’s sewers.

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    The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

    Brad Braden is the no-nonsense general manager of what was at the time the world’s largest railroad circus. He has a number of problems on his hands for the upcoming season.

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    All the King’s Men (1949)

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    The story of the rise of politician Willie Stark (Broderick Crawford) from a rural county seat to the governor’s mansion is depicted in the film. He first teaches himself law and becomes a lawyer, championing the local people and gaining popularity. He then decides to go into politics. Along the way he loses his innocence, and becomes as corrupt as the politicians he once fought against.

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    Hardware (1990)

    In the 21st century, most of the world has been reduced to a radioactive wasteland. People exist in industrialized slums kept running on outdated and decaying computer technology. A nomad zone tripper comes across the remains of a robot buried in the sand. He collects the pieces and takes them to junk dealer Alvy, who is talking with ‘Hard Mo’ Baxter, a soldier in the corps returning home from duty on December 24 during the Christmas cease-fire, and his friend, Shades. Seeing the robot parts, Moses asks the nomad where he found them, to which he replies, “…Glass Flats, Dune …

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