Source Code

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{5/5} “It’s the new me.” Source Code, released in 2011 A soldier wakes up in someone else’s body. He’s on a train and he has 8 minutes to find out who is planning on bombing it. When he fails, he tries again. When he returns to real life he communicates with a woman named Goodwin […]

Elf

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{5/5} “Human, raised by humans.” Elf, released in 2003 Buddy is a human but he was raised by elves — at the North Pole. When he finally discovers his true heritage, he decides to visit New York to visit his father. His father turns out to be a not-so-nice businessman who initially thinks Buddy is […]

Smallfoot

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{4/5} “A life that’s full of wonder is a wonderful life.” Smallfoot, released in 2018 The yeti live happily on top of the mountain. Until Migo runs into a smallfoot. He tells everyone in the village but the Stonekeeper banishes him because according to the stones the smallfoot don’t exist. Migo then runs into a […]

Fahrenheit 11/9

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{5/5} “You know Trump was looking at this whole Flint water poisoning and he’s got to be thinking, ‘Wow, the governor got away with poisoning a majority black city. What will I be able to get away with?’” Fahrenheit 11/9, released in 2018 Michael Moore wants to remind you of horrible things about Donald Trump […]

Proof

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{5/5} “I thought I should get all those ideas down while they were in my head.” Proof, released in 2005 Catherine’s father has passed away. He was a mathematical genius who was sick for many years. Hal, who works in the math department that her father worked in, wants to look at her dad’s notebooks […]

Searching

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{4.5/5} “I didn’t know her. I didn’t know my daughter.” Searching, released in 2018 David’s teenage daughter Margot goes missing. He gradually finds out she was not the person he thought she was. She’d stopped taking piano lessons, and she didn’t have any friends. He methodically contacts every acquaintance of hers on her computer and […]

Venom

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{4.5/5} “Apparently I have a parasite.” Venom, released in 2018 Eddie Brock was a reporter, but he made a big mistake — he lost his job, his girlfriend’s job, and his girlfriend all on the same day. He’s having trouble figuring out what to do with his life when someone from the Life Foundation tells […]

Race

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{5/5} “The moment that gun go off can’t nothin’ stop me. Not colour, not money, not fear, not even hate. There ain’t no black and white. There’s only fast and slow.” Race, released in 2016 Jesse Owens goes to Ohio State to run track with the best coach, Larry Snyder. With Owens’s natural talent and […]

Monsters, Inc.

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{5/5} “Your stunned silence is very reassuring.” Monsters, Inc., released in 2001 In the monster world, monsters scare kids in order to captures their screams — the screams are what they use for power. But it’s dangerous work because kids are toxic to monsters. When Sully accidentally brings a kid back to the monster world, […]

Oblivion

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{4.5/5} “Are you an effective team?” Oblivion, released in 2013 In the war with the Scavengers, humans defeated them but bombed the Earth so much they have to leave. Jack is a drone maintenance tech who goes out every day to fix drones that have failed or been attacked by remaining Scavengers. In 2 weeks […]