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Running with Scissors
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Running with Scissors (2006)

6.1 R
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October. 27,2006
Duration: 116min
Country: US
Original Language: en
Director: Ryan Murphy
Plot: The tale of a youngster who was abandoned by his mother and then deserted by her. When Augusten Burroughs turns 14, his parents divorce, and his mother—who considers herself a talented poet on the cusp of stardom—delivers him to the quirky home of her psychiatrist, Dr. Finch. That year, Augusten did cosmetology, wrote a journal, and stayed out of school. He befriends Finch's younger daughter, his mother's mental illness gets worse, he takes an older girlfriend, and he occasionally receives presents from an unexpected benefactor.
Cast: Joseph Cross, Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes
Keywords: based on novel or book, sibling relationship, 1970s, wife husband relationship, adoption, marriage crisis, therapist, becoming an adult

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Read Aloud (2015)

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Release Date: 2015-10-24
Duration: 15min
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7.7 PG-13
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Release Date: 1993-12-17
Duration: 118min
Country: US
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Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Release Date: 1996-04-03
Duration: 129min
Country: US
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Still Crazy
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Still Crazy (1998)

7 R
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Release Date: 1998-12-11
Duration: 92min
Country: GB
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Fried Green Tomatoes
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Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

7.7 PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: 1991-12-27
Duration: 130min
Country: US
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Freedom Writers
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2007-01-05
Duration: 123min
Country: US
Plot: Erin Gruwell is a new instructor at a racially divided high school. She is an English teacher for a class of kids who deal with gangs, poverty, and violence. She encourages them to gain tolerance and knowledge and offers them diaries in which they may record their tales. She pushes the school and her family while altering their life. With Hilary Swank, Freedom Writers is a real and inspirational drama.
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State of Grace
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State of Grace (1990)

7.2 R
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Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Release Date: 1990-09-14
Duration: 135min
Country: US
Cast: Sean Penn, Ed Harris, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright, John Turturro
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Timeline (2013)

6.6
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release Date: 2013-10-04
Duration: 81min
Country: TH
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