Movies

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Before Sunrise (1995)

A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together --imdb.com

The Son (2022)

Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern, Anthony Hopkins

Togo (2019)

The story of Togo, the sled dog who led the 1925 serum run despite being considered too small and weak to lead such an intense race --imdb.com

Strange World (2022)

given the film’s moderate reviews, lackluster audience reception and minimal buzz, sources estimate that “Strange World” will lose at least $100 million in its theatrical run --variety.com

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Request: Just a popular Jim Carrey romance movie with high ratings. It features several dream sequences and themes about memory and love.

I, Robot (2004)

In 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity Will Smith stars. --imdb.com

A Man Called Otto (2022)

Tom Hanks plays a grumpy, old guy whose wife died.

Shine (1996)

Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim. --imdb.com

The Whale (2022)

Brendan Fraser plays the role of a 600-pound gay man estranged from his daughter.

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Calibrated in TvF at 385, despite the fast-paced action and violence throughout. How do we account for 385 as the movie's essence?

Mean Girls (2004)

The plot centers on a naïve teenage girl navigating her way through the social hierarchy of a modern American high school after years of her parents homeschooling her while conducting research in Africa --wikipedia

Cocaine Bear (2023)

Director Elizabeth Banks' horror-comedy about a bear that ingests cocaine dropped from a drug-smuggler's plane. Starring Keri Russell and Ray Liotta.

Fatman (2020)

TvF mentions anti-Christmas spirit movies which collectively calibrate at 170. This one, with Mel Gibson as a rowdy, unorthodox Santa Claus, is lower than average.

Rear Window (1954)

mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

The Muppets is at 310 (TvF), and Dickens' Christmas Carol is at 499 (TvF). Combine them, and you get...