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Ellen Burstyn

Born: December 7, 1932


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The Tale (2017)

Movie
Drama |
USA |
| 114 Min

An investigation into one woman’s memory as she‘s forced to re-examine her first sexual relationship and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive.

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Custody (2016)

TV Movie
Drama |
USA |
| 104 Min

Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine writes and directs this courtroom drama about a mother’s struggle against the child-welfare system. Catalina Sandino Moreno (“Maria Full of Grace”) plays Sara Diaz, a mother fighting for custody of her children after a rather innocuous accident involving her young ...

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The Age of Adaline (2015)

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Romance |
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| 112 Min

After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.

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About Scout (2015)

Movie
Drama |
USA |
| 109 Min

A quirky, coming-of-age dramedy about Scout, a rebellious, slightly bad-ass fifteen-year-old Goth girl from the wrong side of the tracks who convinces a wealthy suicidal mental patient to go on a road trip with her across West Texas to track down her little sister who's been taken by the father ...

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Interstellar (2014)

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Sci-Fi |
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United Kingdom |
| 169 Min

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

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The Calling (2014)

Movie
Thriller |
| 108 Min

Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.

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Draft Day (2014)

Movie
USA |
| 109 Min

At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.

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Petals on the Wind (2014)

Movie
| 85 Min

This sequel to Flowers in the Attic picks up 10 years after Cathy, Chris and Carrie managed to escape Foxworth Hall.

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And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)

Documentary
| 100 Min

The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, And the Oscar Goes To... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honora...

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Political Animals (2012)

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Drama |
| 252 Min

Political Animals is a six-part miniseries. Elaine Barrish's husband Bud was a popular President of the United States during the 1990s despite his extramarital affairs. After leaving the White House, Elaine Barrish was elected Governor of Illinois and ran for the Democratic nomination for Presid...

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The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)

Movie
USA |
| 97 Min

A lonely boy wins over his distant father and strict grandmother with help from a brave velveteen rabbit whose one wish is to become a real rabbit someday

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W (2008)

Movie
Drama |
| 131 Min

Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. W takes viewers through Bush's eventful life -- his struggles and triumphs, how he found both his wife and his faith, and of course the critical days leadi...

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The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008)

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Drama |
Romance |
| 102 Min

Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher falls in love with Jimmy, the down-and-out son of a...

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Lovely, Still (2008)

Movie
Drama |
Romance |
| 92 Min

A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.

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The Stone Angel (2007)

Movie
United Kingdom |
| 116 Min

The feisty aging Hagar Shipley has lived an unconventional life. Her rebellious heart has always ruled and her choices have put her at odds with family and friends. Faced with her own mortality, and desperate to find solace, she goes on the run. In both the past and the present, she is forced to com...

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The Fountain (2006)

Movie
USA |
| 96 Min

Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.

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The Elephant King (2006)

Movie
Drama |
| 92 Min

The story of two brothers who lead totally different lives. Jake Hunt enjoys life to the fullest in Thailand, while his shy brother Oliver deals with his own depressions back home in the USA. Their dominant mother wants Jake back home and for this reason, Oliver is sent to Thailand to retrieve his b...

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The Wicker Man (2006)

Movie
USA |
Germany |
| 102 Min

A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.

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March of the Penguins (2005)

Documentary
France |
| 80 Min

Every year, thousands of Antartica's emperor penguins make an astonishing journey to breed their young. They walk, marching day and night in single file 70 miles into the darkest, driest and coldest continent on Earth. Morgan Freeman narrates this amazing tale, Breathtaking photography captures ...

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The Five People You Meet In Heaven (2004)

Movie
Drama |
Fantasy |
Sci-Fi |
USA |
| 180 Min

On his 83rd birthday, Eddie (Voight), a war vet and a maintenance worker at the Ruby Pier amusement park, dies while trying to save a girl who is sitting under a falling ride. When he awakens in the afterlife, he encounters five people with ties to his corporeal existence who help him understand the...

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Requiem for a Dream (2000)

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Drama |
USA |
| 102 Min

The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.

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The Yards (2000)

Movie
Drama |
Action |
Thriller |
Crime |
| 115 Min

In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big contractors; he's battling with a minority-owned...

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Marilyn in Manhattan (1998)

Movie
| 46 Min

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Playing by Heart (1998)

Movie
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Drama |
Romance |
| 121 Min

Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to pull the solitary Keenan into her orbit. An adulterous c...

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How To Make An American Quilt (1995)

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Drama |
Romance |
| 117 Min

Bride-to-be Finn Dodd hears tales of romance and sorrow from her elders as they construct a quilt. Finn is a young graduate student, finishing a master's thesis, and preparing for marriage to her fiance Sam. But thoughts of the end of the free life, and a potential summer fling, intrude. She goe...

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Roommates (1995)

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When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)

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Drama |
Romance |
USA |
| 126 Min

An airline pilot and his wife are forced to face the consequences of her alcoholism when her addictions threaten her life and their daughter s safety. While the woman enters detox, her husband must face the truth of his enabling behavior.

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Hoop Dreams (1994)

Documentary
| 171 Min

This documentary follows two inner-city Chicago residents, Arthur Agee and William Gates, as they follow their dreams of becoming basketball superstars. Beginning at the start of their high school years, and ending almost 5 years later, as they start college, we watch the boys mature into men, still...

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Dying Young (1991)

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Drama |
Romance |
USA |
| 111 Min

After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know their love cannot last because he is destined to die.

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Twice in a Lifetime (1985)

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Drama |
| 111 Min

A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy barmaid--and, to his surprise, he finds that she is also ve...

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Resurrection (1980)

Movie
Drama |
Sci-Fi |
| 103 Min

The story of a woman who survives the car accident which kills her husband, but discovers that she has the power to heal other people. She becomes an unwitting celebrity, the hope of those in desperate need of healing, and a lightning rod for religious beliefs and skeptics.

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Same Time, Next Year (1978)

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Comedy |
Drama |
Romance |
| 119 Min

A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. They agree to meet on the same weekend each year. Originally a stage play, the two are seen changing, yea...

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Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)

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Romance |
| 112 Min

A recently widowed woman on the road with her precocious young son determined to make a new life for herself as a singer.

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The Exorcist (1973)

Movie
Drama |
Horror |
Thriller |
USA |
| 122 Min

12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to her last hope: Father Damien Karras, a troubled pries...

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The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)

Movie
Drama |
| 103 Min

Jason Staebler lives on the Boardwalk and fronts for the local mob in Atlantic City. He is a dreamer, who asks his brother David, a radio personality from Philadelphia to help him build a paradise on a Pacific Island, yet another of his get-rich-quick schemes. But luck is against them both and the g...

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The Last Picture Show (1971)

Movie
Drama |
| 118 Min

The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.

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