Cashback

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{4.5/5} “The bad news is that time flies. The good news is that you’re the pilot.” Cashback, released in 2006 Ben’s in art school and wants to be a painter. Ben and Suzy break up, leaving Ben devastated. He can’t sleep, so he starts working a night shift at a supermarket. Each of his colleagues […]

The Adjustment Bureau

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{5/5} “We… are the people who make sure things happen according to plan.” The Adjustment Bureau, released in 2011 David ran for the senate in New York but lost. On the night of the election he ran into an intriguing woman — a few months later he runs into her again. David finds out her […]

What If

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{5/5} “You don’t realize how quickly everything can fall apart until it does — it makes you never want to give up anything good ever again.” What If aka The F Word, released in 2013 Wallace and Chantry meet at a party and connect with each other. When Chantry reveals she has a boyfriend Wallace decides […]

Romantics Anonymous

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{5/5} “I’m sorry but it won’t work. I love you and I know you love me. But it’s a recipe for disaster. We’ll get to know each other, warts and all. We’ll annoy each other, stop communicating, and end up hating each other.” Romantics Anonymous, released in 2010 Angélique is a chocolate maker. But she’s […]

Love is All You Need

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{4.5/5} “I really don’t understand why anybody will work for you. When… when you’re so awful and stupid and not nice.” Love is All You Need, released in 2012 Ida is a hairdresser who’s had cancer but is free of it at the moment — she finds out her husband is having an affair. Philip […]

Liberal Arts

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{4.5/5} “I sometimes feel like I’m looking down on myself. Like there’s this older, wiser me watching over this 19-year-old rough draft, who’s full of all this potential, but has to live more to catch up with that other self somehow. And, uh, I know I’ll get there. It’s just sometimes I think I want […]

The Fault in Our Stars

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{4.5/5} “Guess what, Gus — this is your life! This is all you get! You get me, and you get your family and you get this world, and that’s it! And if that’s not enough for you, then I’m sorry, but it’s not nothing. Because I love you. And I’m going to remember you.” The […]

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

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{4.5/5} “I love my wife. I want her to be happy. I want good things for her. But there are times…” John and Jane have been married for 6 years and are just a bit bored with each other. Both of them have a secret — they’re assassins, and the other doesn’t know it. One […]

Becoming Jane

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{4.5/5} “A metropolitan mind may be less susceptible to extended juvenile self-regard.” Jane Austen wants to be an author, but she’s led a sheltered life in the country. She doesn’t want to marry any man who asks her just because he has some money. Tom Lefroy comes from the city to stay with her family […]

Dan in Real Life

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{4.5/5} “This corn is like an angel.” Dan is an advice columnist, and he has three daughters — Jane, Cara, and Lilly. He doesn’t want his oldest daughter to drive, he doesn’t want his middle daughter to date boys, and he’s happy his youngest daughter is still young. Dan takes his daughters to a family […]