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The Help
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The Help (2011)

8.1 PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August. 10,2011
Duration: 146min
Country: US
Original Language: en
Director: Tate Taylor
Plot: Despite her family's financial struggles and her desperate need for work, African-American maid Aibileen Clark, a middle-aged woman, has spent her life caring for white children. Her only son, Minny Jackson, is also African-American, and she recently lost him. Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan, a young white woman, recently returned home after graduating from college only to discover that her childhood maid had vanished without explanation. All three of these stories work together to show how "the help" is the center of Jackson, Mississippi, life, but racial boundaries keep them at a remove.
Cast: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain
Keywords: based on novel, writer, racism, exploitation, maid, mississippi river, racial segregation, southern belle, moral courage, ressentiment

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7.1 NR
Release Date: 1951-11-08
Duration: 171min
Country: US
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Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

7.6 NR
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Release Date: 1961-10-06
Duration: 115min
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Jackie Brown (1997)

7.5 R
Release Date: 1997-12-25
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The Name of the Rose (1986)

7.7 R
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Country: IT
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East of Eden (1955)

7.8 PG
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Release Date: 1955-04-10
Duration: 115min
Country: US
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The Outsiders (1983)

7 PG
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Release Date: 1983-03-25
Duration: 91min
Country: US
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The Wanderers (1979)

7.3 R
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Release Date: 1979-07-13
Duration: 117min
Country: US
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Stand by Me
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 1986-08-08
Duration: 89min
Country: US
Plot: In 1959, four lads set out on a walk in Oregon in search of a corpse. Along the road, they encounter risks, difficulties, and secrets. They pick up lessons about growing up, bravery, and friendship. A group of bullies who wish to beat them to their bodies is another issue they must cope with. The narrative is based on a Stephen King novella.
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The Godfather (1972)

9.2 R
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 1972-03-24
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About a Boy (2002)

7.1 PG-13
Release Date: 2002-05-17
Duration: 101min
Country: US
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Cast: Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Natalia Tena
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Release Date: 2005-09-23
Duration: 130min
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B. Monkey (1999)

5.9 R
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Duration: 233min
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Cast: Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Olivia de Havilland, Leslie Howard, Hattie McDaniel
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Frida (2002)

7.3 R
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Release Date: 2002-08-29
Duration: 123min
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7.1 R
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