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World's Greatest Dad
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World's Greatest Dad (2009)

6.9 R
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Release Date: August. 20,2009
Duration: 99min
Country: US
Original Language: en
Director: Bobcat Goldthwait
Plot: Lance Clayton is a man who understands when to give up. Kyle, his son, is an unbearable jerk. The art teacher at the school, Claire, is seeing Lance, but she doesn't want to take their relationship seriously or even admit it in public. Following a strange incident, Lance experiences the worst tragedy of his life as well as the biggest chance. All of a sudden, he had access to more fame, wealth, and popularity than he could have ever imagined—if he could just learn how he acquired it.
Cast: Robin Williams, Alexie Gilmore, Daryl Sabara, Evan Martin, Geoff Pierson
Keywords: high school, teacher, poetry, adolescence, lie, rejection, vulgarity

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If you like World's Greatest Dad (2009),you might also like: Dead Poets Society(1989) , The Wanderers(1979) , Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory(1971) , Child of the Sun(2009) , Say Anything...(1989) , Mr. Holland's Opus(1995) , The Karate Kid(1984) , Children of a Lesser God(1986) , Inherit the Wind(1960) , Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me(1992) , Kung Fu Panda(2008) , The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1(2014) , Captain America: The Winter Soldier(2014) , The Wolverine(2013) , Hidden Figures(2016)
Dead Poets Society
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: 1989-06-02
Duration: 128min
Country: US
Plot: "Carpe diem" and poetry are two ways that a new instructor at a rigorous boarding school motivates his students. He exhorts people to defy authority and pursue their goals. In order to recite poems and express themselves, the students organize a covert club. However, there are repercussions for their behavior, and the school and their parents are putting pressure on them. The poignant play Dead Poets Society is about friendship and liberation.
Cast: Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Gale Hansen, Josh Charles
The Wanderers
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The Wanderers (1979)

7.3 R
Genre: Drama
Release Date: 1979-07-13
Duration: 117min
Country: US
Cast: Ken Wahl, John Friedrich, Karen Allen, Toni Kalem, Alan Rosenberg
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

7.8 G
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Family
Release Date: 1971-06-30
Duration: 99min
Country: US
Cast: Peter Ostrum, Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Nora Denney, Roy Kinnear
Child of the Sun
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Child of the Sun (2009)

5.5
Genre: Drama
Release Date: 2009-10-17
Duration: 104min
Country: PH
Cast: Lowell Conales, Che Ramos
Say Anything...
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Say Anything... (1989)

7.3 PG-13
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Release Date: 1989-04-14
Duration: 100min
Country: US
Cast: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor, Pamela Adlon
Mr. Holland's Opus
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Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)

7.3 PG
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Genre: Drama, Music
Release Date: 1995-12-29
Duration: 143min
Country: US
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas, Olympia Dukakis, William H. Macy
The Karate Kid
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The Karate Kid (1984)

7.3 PG
Genre: Drama, Action, Family
Release Date: 1984-06-22
Duration: 126min
Country: US
Cast: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, William Zabka, Martin Kove
Children of a Lesser God
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Children of a Lesser God (1986)

7.2 R
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Release Date: 1986-10-03
Duration: 119min
Country: US
Cast: William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco, Bob Hiltermann
Inherit the Wind
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Inherit the Wind (1960)

8.1 NR
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: 1960-10-12
Duration: 128min
Country: US
Cast: Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York, Donna Anderson
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)

7.3 R
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Release Date: 1992-08-28
Duration: 135min
Country: US
Cast: Sheryl Lee, Ray Wise, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook, Phoebe Augustine
Kung Fu Panda
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Genre: Adventure, Animation, Action
Release Date: 2008-06-06
Duration: 90min
Country: US
Plot: As a noodle shop trainee, Panda Po hopes to engage in pinnacle combat in the kung fu world. Five kung fu masters and master-level masters live in Peace Valley, but there is a special contest in which the winner will drive the evil dragon permanently out on behalf of the "Peace Valley." What can not be Bo was chosen after a string of unanticipated mistakes, leaving everyone surprised.
Cast: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Ian McShane, Jackie Chan
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)

6.6 PG-13
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Science Fiction
Release Date: 2014-11-21
Duration: 123min
Country: US
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

7.7 PG-13
Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
Release Date: 2014-04-04
Duration: 136min
Country: US
Cast: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders
The Wolverine
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The Wolverine (2013)

6.7 PG-13
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Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
Release Date: 2013-07-25
Duration: 126min
Country: US
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Hal Yamanouchi, Hiroyuki Sanada
Hidden Figures
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Genre: Drama, History
Release Date: 2016-12-10
Duration: 127min
Country: US
Plot: The genuine tales of three black women who served as "human computers" for NASA in the 1960s are the basis for this film. They assisted in launching astronaut John Glenn into space and ensuring his safe return. Their desire and intelligence enabled them to overcome obstacles related to gender, race, and profession. They inspired a lot of people and rose to fame as American heroes.
Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst