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Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle

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{4/5} “Marshal Ray Carter. I’m Alex Munday. I’ll be your rescuer today.” Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, released in 2003 Data about people in the witness protection program is stored on two rings — you have to combine them to get the data. They’ve both been stolen. The angels are hired to track down the rings […]

Charlie’s Angels

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{4.5/5} “Was it the Chad?” Charlie’s Angels, released in 2000 Natalie, Dylan, Alex are detectives who work for a mysterious man named Charlie — who they only ever talk to on the phone. They use knowledge, technology, and distraction to get what they need. When their current case turns out to be not what they […]

Dark City

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{5/5} “No one ever listens to me.” Dark City, released in 1998 A man wakes up in a bath tub with amnesia. He eventually finds out his name is John Murdoch, he has a wife, and the police think he murdered six women. He doesn’t think he would have killed anyone, but he doesn’t really […]

Die Another Day

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{4/5} “Well, it seems you’ve become useful again.” Die Another Day, released in 2002 James Bond is captured in North Korea and 14 months later is exchanged for a dangerous terrorist named Zao. The British secret service, including M, can no longer trust Bond and are sending him for evaluation — so Bond escapes. He […]

Edge of Tomorrow

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{5/5} “Find me when you wake up.” Edge of Tomorrow, released in 2014 Humanity is in a desperate war against vicious aliens called Mimics who’ve invaded Earth. Major Cage is in media relations but after trying to bribe an officer he’s busted down to private and forced to fight. When he’s killed, he goes back […]

Broken Flowers

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{4.5/5} “I’m like your mistress, except you’re not even married.” Broken Flowers, released in 2005 Don receives a letter claiming that he fathered a son 20 years ago. The letter is unsigned. His friend Winston encourages him to take a road trip and visit each of the women he was with around that time. Against […]

Knowing

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{4.5/5} “Right now my scientific mind is telling me to have nothing more to do with this. And yours should, too.” Knowing, released in 2009 Caleb receives an envelope from a time capsule at school — the capsule was buried 50 years ago. Unlike the other kids who get pictures Caleb’s page just has numbers […]

Death Becomes Her

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{4.5/5} “I will not speak to you ’til you put your head on straight.” Death Becomes Her, released in 1992 Madeline and Helen are each other’s nemesis. They’re both after eternal youth, and they’ve found it — from a mysterious woman with a potion. Ernest is a plastic surgeon who has trouble deciding which woman […]

Notting Hill

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{5/5} “And don’t forget I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” Notting Hill, released in 1999 William runs a travel book shop which isn’t doing so well. One day Anna Scott drops by — she’s one of the most famous actresses in the world. When he […]

The World Is Not Enough

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{3.5/5} “Can’t you just say hello like a normal person?” The World Is Not Enough, released in 1999 M sends James Bond to protect Elektra King — she thinks the terrorist known as Renard will try to kill her. Bond finds her building an oil pipeline in Azerbaijan. When he tells her she might be […]