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Kolya (1996)

Kolya (1996)

7.8/10 Comedy, Drama, Music

Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary ยป

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Youth (2015)

Youth (2015)

7.3/10 Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance

A retired orchestra conductor is on vacation with his daughter and his film director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday.

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Get on Up (2014)

Get on Up (2014)

6.9/10 Biography, Drama, Music

A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

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Get Low (2009)

Get Low (2009)

7.0/10 Drama, Mystery

A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.

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Billy Elliot (2000)

Billy Elliot (2000)

7.7/10 Drama, Music

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

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High Fidelity (2000)

High Fidelity (2000)

7.5/10 Comedy, Romance, Drama, Music

Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.

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Hope Floats (1998)

Hope Floats (1998)

6.0/10 Drama, Romance

Birdee Calvert must choose between her morals and her heart after her husband divorces her and a charming young man, who her daughter disapproves of, comes back into her life.

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Kinky Boots (2005)

Kinky Boots (2005)

7.1/10 Comedy, Drama, Music

A drag queen comes to the rescue of a man who, after inheriting his father's shoe factory, needs to diversify his product if he wants to keep the business afloat.

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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

8.6/10 Drama, Family, Fantasy

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

It's a Wonderful Life is a wonderful title for a motion picture about which practically everyone who sees it will agree that it's wonderful entertainment.

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Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

7.0/10 Comedy, Drama, Music, War

Laura Henderson buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, among other things, its all-nude revues.

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Behind the Candelabra (2013)

Behind the Candelabra (2013)

7.0/10 Biography, Drama, Music, Romance

A chronicle of the tempestuous six-year romance between megastar singer Liberace and his young lover Scott Thorson.

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Eat Pray Love (2010)

Eat Pray Love (2010)

5.8/10 Drama, Romance

A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".

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The Last Days of Disco (1998)

The Last Days of Disco (1998)

6.7/10 Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance

Story of two female Manhattan book editors fresh out of college, both finding love and themselves while frequenting the local disco.

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Center Stage (2000)

Center Stage (2000)

6.7/10 Drama, Music, Romance

A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.

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A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

6.7/10 Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance, Western

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court.

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Winter Light (1963)

Winter Light (1963)

8.1/10 Drama

A small town priest struggles with his faith.

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Step Up (2006)

Step Up (2006)

6.5/10 Crime, Drama, Music, Romance

Tyler Gage receives the opportunity of a lifetime after vandalizing a performing arts school, gaining him the chance to earn a scholarship and dance with an up and coming dancer, Nora.

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Footloose (2011)

Footloose (2011)

5.9/10 Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance

City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

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Nobody's Fool (1994)

Nobody's Fool (1994)

7.4/10 Comedy, Drama

A stubborn man past his prime reflects on his life of strict independence and seeks more from himself.

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Ondine (2009)

Ondine (2009)

6.8/10 Drama, Mystery, Romance

An Irish fisherman discovers a woman in his fishing net whom his precocious daughter believes to be a selkie.

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Mystery, Alaska (1999)

Mystery, Alaska (1999)

6.7/10 Comedy, Drama

This comedy is about the residents of a small town who get over-excited when their hockey team gets chosen to host a televised event

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