Emma.

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{5/5} “I have none of the usual inducements of women to marry. Fortune I do not want. Employment I do not want. Consequence I do not want.” Emma., released in 2020 Although Emma isn’t interested in marriage for herself, she prides herself on her ability to make matches for others. When her friend Harriett receives […]

Red Nose Day Actually

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{5/5} “Would you like it… gift wrapped?” Red Nose Day Actually, released in 2017 The man at the store who looks like Rowan Atkinson still takes a long time to wrap a package. Jamie hasn’t perfected his Portuguese but he and his wife Aurelia are very happy with each other and their children. The Prime […]

Love Actually

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{5/5} “Sam, you’ve got nothin’ to lose, and you’ll always regret it if you don’t!” Love Actually, released in 2003 The new Prime Minister of Britain finds himself attracted to one of his staff. Jamie finds out that his brother is sleeping with his girlfriend so he heads out to the countryside for some time […]

Adult Wednesday Addams (season 1 & 2)

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{5/5} “She just had a brush with death. What better way to connect with the fragility of life than a reminder that your body is merely a sack of bones and blood?” Adult Wednesday Addams season 1 & 2, aired in 2013-15 Wednesday Addams is moving out on her own and is looking for a […]

Addams Family Values

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{5/5} “I’m just like any modern woman trying to have it all. Loving husband, a family. It’s just, I wish I had more time to seek out the dark forces and join their hellish crusade.” Addams Family Values, released in 1993 Gomez and Morticia Addams have had a third child, Pubert. Wednesday and Pugsley try […]

The Addams Family

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{5/5} “‘It was my first funeral.’ ‘You were so beautiful, pale and mysterious. No one even looked at the corpse.’” The Addams Family, released in 1991 The Addams family is highly unusual but fabulously wealthy. The latter causes some people to try to steal from them, including their own lawyer. He cooks up a scheme […]

Long Shot

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{5/5} “Well, I wouldn’t call the President inexperienced. I mean, he did play a President on a very popular television show for over a decade.” Long Shot, released in 2019 Charlotte is the Secretary of State — the President has promised to endorse her run for the presidency as long as she keeps doing a […]

Late Night

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{4.5/5} “I hope I earned the privilege of your time.” Late Night, released in 2019 Katherine has been the host of a late night talk show for many years, but ratings have been declining — and her boss just told her that this is her last year. Her husband Walter suggests that if she wants […]

Spy

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{5/5} “I’m immune to 179 different types of poison. I know because I ingested them all at once when I was deep undercover in an underground poison-ingesting crime ring.” Spy, released in 2015 Susan Cooper works for the FBI — while Bradley Fine goes into the field on missions, she’s the voice in his ear […]

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

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{5/5} “Maybe you could write a haiku to express your feelings.” Hunt for the Wilderpeople, released in 2016 Ricky is a kid who’s been in some trouble, and the police bring him to a couple who live in the middle of the country, Bella and Hec. Bella is enthusiastic about taking care of Ricky, but […]