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John Cusack

Born: June 28, 1966, Evanston, Illinois - USA

John Paul Cusack is an American actor, producer, and screenwriter.

He began acting on films during the 1980s. Cusack was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his performance in “High Fidelity” (2000).

Other films include “Grosse Pointe Blank” (1997), “Being John Malkovich” (1999), “Con Air” (1997) (also starring John Malkovich), “1408” (2007), “2012” (2009), “Hot Tub Time Machine” (2010), and “The Raven” (2012).

He is well known for being a bachelor. When asked in 2009 why he had never married he answered, “society doesn't tell me what to do”.

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Distorted (2018)

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A married couple suspect that the 'smart apartments' in their high tech residence are being used by its owner for sinister reasons.

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River Runs Red (2018)

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| 94 Min

When the son of a successful judge is killed by two police officers and the system sets them free, a hardened veteran detective finds some incriminating files on the officers and the judge teams up with another mourning father to take the law into his own hands.

73 2018 94
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Cell (2017)

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When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ensuing chaos after.

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Singularity (2017)

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| 92 Min

In 2020, Elias van Dorne, CEO of VA Industries, the world's largest robotics company, introduces his most powerful invention--Kronos, a super computer designed to end all wars. When Kronos goes online, it quickly determines that mankind, itself, is the biggest threat to world peace and launches a worldwide robot attack to rid the world of the \infection\ of man. Ninety-seven years later, a small band of humans remain alive but on the run from the robot army. A teenage boy, Andrew and a teenage girl, Calia, form an unlikely alliance to reach a new world, where it is rumored mankind exists without fear of robot persecution. But does this world actually exist? And will they live long enough to find out?

0 2017 92
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Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)

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When Lou, who has become the \father of the Internet,\ is shot by an unknown assailant, Jacob and Nick fire up the time machine again to save their friend.

51 2015 93
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Love & Mercy (2015)

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The life of reclusive and eccentric Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson.

75 2015 120
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Dragon Blade (2015)

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Huo An, the commander of the Protection Squad of the Western Regions, was framed by evil forces and becomes enslaved. On the other hand, a Roman general escapes to China after rescuing the Prince. The heroic duo meet in the Western Desert and a thrilling story unfolds.

61 2015 127
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Chi-Raq (2015)

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A modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, set against the backdrop of gang violence in Chicago.

56 2015 0
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Maps to the Stars (2014)

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Led by the loathsome yet funny and touching child-star Benjie, we witness the convoluted world of shallow, selfish celebrities and their minions, all of whom are about to be manipulated and destroyed by the young woman who literally represents the fruit of their twisted machinations, Agatha, Benjie’s tormented, apparently psychotic sister.

63 2014 112
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The Prince (2014)

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A family man who turns out to be a retired mob enforcer must travel across the country to find his daughter who has gone missing.

46 2014 93
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Drive Hard (2014)

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A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.

43 2014 96
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Grand Piano (2014)

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Moments before his comeback performance, a concert pianist who suffers from stage fright discovers a note written on his music sheet.

59 2014 90
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The Bag Man (2014)

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Thriller that follows the story of Jack (John Cusack), a tough guy with chronic bad luck but human touches. Hired by Dragna (Robert De Niro), a legendary crime boss to complete a simple but unusual task, the plot centers around the anticipated arrival of Dragna who has summoned Jack and a host of shady characters to a remote location for unknown reasons. Over the course of a long and violently eventful night awaiting Dragna's arrival, Jack's path crosses that of Rivka (Rebecca Da Costa), a stunningly beautiful woman whose life becomes physically and emotionally entangled with Jack's. When Dragna finally arrives on the scene there are sudden and extreme consequences for all.

53 2014 108
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Reclaim (2014)

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After their newly adopted daughter goes missing in a small town, Steven and Shannon will stop at nothing to uncover the truth behind her disappearance and the dangerous secret behind the adoption agency they trusted. Risking their own lives, they will discover just what being a parent means and how far they will go to get their child back.

50 2014 96
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The Butler (2013)

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A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White Houses head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.

71 2013 132
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The Numbers Station (2013)

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When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a young female code announcer, code resources and remote station they are assigned to. After an ambush and one phone call later, it becomes a complicated fight for their survival.

56 2013 90
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The Frozen Ground (2013)

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A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

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Adult World (2013)

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Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.

61 2013 107
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Salinger (2013)

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A feature documentary on formative personal and professional experiences in the life of writer J.D. Salinger

66 2013 120
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The Raven (2012)

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A fictionalized account of the last days of Edgar Allan Poes life, in which the poet is in pursuit of a serial killer whose murders mirror those in the writers stories.

64 2012 111
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The Paperboy (2012)

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A reporter returns to his Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row inmate.

58 2012 107
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The Factory (2012)

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An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer.

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Shanghai (2010)

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An American man returns to a corrupt, Japanese-occupied Shanghai four months before Pearl Harbor and discovers his friend has been killed. While he unravels the mysteries of the death, he falls in love and discovers a much larger secret that his own government is hiding.

66 2010 105
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Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

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A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.

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2012 (2009)

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2012 is the ultimate action-adventure film, exploding with groundbreaking special effects. As the world faces a catastrophe of apocalyptic proportions, cities collapse and continents crumble.

58 2009 158
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War, Inc. (2008)

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War Inc. is set in the future, when the fictional desert country of Turaqistan is torn by a riot after a private corporation, Tamerlane, owned by the former Vice President of the United States, has taken over the whole country. Brand Hauser, a hit man who suppresses his emotions by gobbling down hot sauce, is hired by the corporation's head to kill the CEO of their competitors.

57 2008 106
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1408 (2007)

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Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.

68 2007 104
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Martian Child (2007)

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A science-fiction writer, recently widowed, considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially rejected boy who says hes really from Mars.

68 2007 106
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Grace is Gone (2007)

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Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip.

68 2007 85
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The Contract (2006)

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Ray Keene (John Cusack), a father who wants to redeem himself in the eyes of his son (Jamie Anderson), is trying to bring Carden (Morgan Freeman), a world-class assassin to justice. All the while, he must protect his son and evade the assassin's team who are methodically hunting them down in the wilderness.

57 2006 96
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Must Love Dogs (2005)

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Must Love Dogs tells the story of Sarah Nolan (Diane Lane), a newly divorced woman cautiously rediscovering romance with the enthusiastic but often misguided help of her well-meaning family. As she braves a series of hilarious disastrous mismatches and first dates, Sarah begins to trust her own instincts again and learns that. no matter what, its never a good idea to give up on love.

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The Ice Harvest (2005)

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A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.

63 2005 88
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Identity (2003)

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Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.

73 2003 90
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Runaway Jury (2003)

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A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.

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America's Sweethearts (2001)

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In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couples latest film has found its only print kidnapped by the director.

57 2001 102
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Serendipity (2001)

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Though strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter -- but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. But to give true love a chance, they have to find one another first!

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High Fidelity (2000)

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When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt to figure out what went wrong. As Rob seeks out his former lovers to find out why they left, he keeps up his efforts to win Laura back.

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Being John Malkovich (1999)

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Spike Jonze's debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for anybody who enters it's mad and controlling world of overtaking another human body.

78 1999 112
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The Jack Bull (1999)

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The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrls horses and their Crow Indian caretaker, Billy. When Judge Wilkins throws out Myrls complaint, the war he wages to force Ballard to nurse the emaciated animals back to health escalates into a vigilante manhunt, murder and the possible defeat

69 1999 116
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Pushing Tin (1999)

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Two air traffic controllers (John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton) who thrive on living dangerously compete to outdo each other on several levels.

60 1999 124
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The Thin Red Line (1998)

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Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal. It follows their journey, from the surprise of an unopposed landing, through the bloody and exhausting battles that follow, to the ultimate departure of those who survived. A powerful frontline cast - including Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Woody Harrelson and George Clooney - explodes into action in this hauntingly realistic view of military and moral chaos in the Pacific during World War II.

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Con Air (1997)

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When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, its asking for trouble. Before you can say, \Pass the barf bag,\ the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus \The Virus\ Grissom. Watching his every move is the just-released Cameron Poe, whod rather reunite with his family. The action climaxes with an incredible crash sequence in Las Vegas.

68 1997 115
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Anastasia (1997)

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This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, Anastasia encounters two Russian men seeking a reward offered by Empress Maria for the return of her granddaughter. The trio travels to Paris, where they find that the empress has grown skeptical of imposters.

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)

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A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.

66 1997 155
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Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

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Martin Blank is a freelance hitman who starts to develop a conscience, which causes him to muff a couple of routine assignments. On the advice of his secretary and his psychiatrist, he attends his 10th year High School reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

74 1997 107
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City Hall (1996)

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The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.

62 1996 111
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Bullets Over Broadway (1994)

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Set in 1920 s New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne. Producer Julian Marx finally finds funding for the project from gangster Nick Valenti. The catch is that Nick s girl friend Olive Neal gets the part of a psychiatrist, and Olive is a bimbo who could never pass for a psychiatrist as well as being a dreadful actress. Agreeing to this first compromise is the first step to Broadway s complete seduction of David, who neglects longtime girl friend Ellen. Meanwhile David puts up with Warner Purcell, the leading man who is a compulsive eater, Helen Sinclair, the grand dame who wants her part jazzed up, and Cheech, Olive s interfering hitman / bodyguard. Eventually, the playwright must decide whether art or life is more important.

75 1994 98
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Map of the Human Heart (1993)

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Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the most difficult spaces to gap.

72 1993 109
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True Colors (1991)

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Best friends from law school to election night, their friendship is sorely tested when one learns of anothers betrayal.

63 1991 111
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Shadows and Fog (1991)

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With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.

68 1991 85
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The Grifters (1990)

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A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.

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Say Anything... (1989)

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A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane s overly possessive, disapproving father interferes with their relationship. With a prized scholarship to study abroad hanging in the balance, Diane must find a way to make both men happy.

74 1989 100
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Tapeheads (1988)

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The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some help from Mo Fuzz, they soon become hot property. But not all goes smoothly when they try to resurrect the career of their favorite R&B duo, the Swanky Modes.

58 1988 93
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Eight Men Out (1988)

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The great Chicago White Sox team of 1919 is the saddest team to ever win a pennent. The team is bitter at their penny pincher owner, Charles Comiskey, and at their own teammates. Gamblers take advantage of this opportunity to offer some players $ to throw the series (Most of the players didn't get as much as promised.) But Buck Weaver and the great Shoeless Joe Jackson turn back at the last minute to try and play their best. The Sox actually almost come back from a 3-1 deficit. 2 years later, the truth breaks out and the Sox are sued on multiple accounts. They are found innocent by the jury but baseball commissioner Landis has other plans. The eight players are suspended for life, and Buck Weaver, for the rest of his life, tries to clear his name.

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Stand by Me (1986)

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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

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The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)

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Natty Gann (played by Meredith Salenger) is a twelve year old Depression era girl whose single-parent father leaves her behind in Chicago while he goes to Washington State to look for work in the timber industry. Natty runs away from the guardian she was left with to follow Dad. She befriends and is befriended by a wolf that has been abused in dog fights, hops a freight train west, and is presumed dead when her wallet is found after the train crashes. Dad gets bitter and endangers himself in his new job. Meanwhile Natty has a series of adventures and mis- adventures in various farmhouses, police stations, hobo camps, reform schools, and boxcars.

70 1985 101
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Sixteen Candles (1984)

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Samantha s life is going downhill fast. The sixteen-year-old has a crush on the most popular boy in school, and the geekiest boy in school has a crush on her. Her sister s getting married, and with all the excitement the rest of her family forgets her birthday! Add all this to a pair of horrendously embarrassing grandparents, a foreign exchange student named Long Duk Dong, and we have the makings of a hilarious journey into young womanhood.

72 1984 93
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Class (1983)

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Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip, who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is emboldened to seek out older women in the cocktail lounges of nearby Chicago, where he meets and beds the alluring Ellen, who unfortunately turns out to be Skip's mother. The division between the friends is further deepened when a cheating scandal engulfs the school.

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