Jack Black

Jack Black

Date of Birth: 28 Aug 1969

Country: USA

Biography: Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black is an American comedian, actor and musician. He makes up one half of the comedy and satirical rock duo Tenacious D. The group has two albums as well as a television series and a film. His acting career is extensive, starring primarily as bumbling, cocky, but internally self-conscious outsiders in comedy films. He was a member of the Frat Pack, a group of comedians who have appeared together in several Hollywood films... (Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 94 (Actor), 3 (Writer)

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    Bio-Dome
    Bud and Doyle stumble on what appears to be the opening of an ultra-modern shopping mall and duck in. Too late, they discover that they've compromised an experimental environmentally-controlled scientific community and they are sealed in for a solid year.
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    Cradle Will Rock
    In 1930s New York Orson Welles tries to stage a musical on a steel strike under the Federal Theater Program despite pressure from an establishment fearful of industrial unrest and red activity. Meanwhile Nelson Rockefeller gets the foyer of his company headquarters decorated and an Italian countess sells paintings for Mussolini. (imdb)
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    Dead Man Walking
    A caring nun receives a desperate letter from a death row inmate trying to find help to avoid execution for murder. Over the course of the time to the convict's death, the nun begins to show empathy, not only with the pathetic man, but also with the victims and their families. In the end, that nun must decide how she will deal with the paradox of caring for that condemned man while understanding the heinousness of his crimes. (imdb)
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    Enemy of the State
    A lawyer becomes a target by a corrupt politician and his NSA goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a serious politically motivated crime. (imdb)
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    Envy
    Tim (Stiller) and Nick (Black) are best friends, neighbors and co-workers, whose equal footing is suddenly tripped up when one of Nick's harebrained get-rich-quick schemes actually succeeds: Vapoorizer, a spray that literally makes dog poop, or any other kind for that matter, evaporate into thin air. Tim, who had poo-pooed Nick's idea and passed on an opportunity to get in on the deal, can only watch as Nick's fortune -- and Tim's own envy -- grow to equally outrageous proportions. (DreamWorks)
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    High Fidelity
    In this biting romantic comedy, Rob Gordon (Cusack) is the owner of a semi-failing record store in Chicago, where he sells music the old-fashioned way -- on vinyl. His needle, however, skips the love groove when his long-time girlfriend, Laura (Hjejle), walks out on him. As he examines his failed attempts at romance and happiness, the process finds him being dragged, kicking and screaming, into adulthood. (Touchstone Pictures)
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    I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
    The screamer sequel to the blood-chilling box office hit "I Know What You Did Last Summer." (Sony)
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    Ice Age
    A quartet of misfits (including a fast talking but dim sloth named Sid; a moody woolly mammoth named Manny; a devilish saber-toothed tiger named Diego; and an acorn-crazy saber-toothed squirrel known as Scrat) unexpectedly, and reluctantly, comes together in a quest to return a human infant to his father. (Twentieth Century Fox)
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    The Jackal
    A ruthless assassin (Willis) has been hired to eliminate someone at the very top of the U.S. government. Constantly changing his identity and location, he is known only as the Jackal. Everything about this hit man, including his sinister timetable, is a secret. (Universal)
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    Jesus\
    A gentle and usually mellow young man, who sometimes knows things before they happen and gets vibes of premonition, tell us his story: how he met Michelle in Iowa in 1971, how he got the name Fuckhead, how she introduced him to heroin and their falling in love, his thieving, his hospital work and their time in Chicago when she gets pregnant, detox, going to Phoenix to live, AA meetings and a dance, working at a care center where he learns to touch the residents, and more... (imdb)
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    Orange County
    Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is rejected after his dim-witted guidance counselor sends the wrong application. So, Shaun goes to great lengths with a little help from his girlfriend Ashley and his drugged-out loser brother Lance to get into Stanford any way they see fit. (imdb)
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    Saving Silverman
    Traces the misadventures of buddies J.D. (Black) and Wayne (Zahn), who begin to suspect that their best friend, Darren Silverman (Biggs), is going to allow himself to be badgered into marrying Judith (Peet), a woman he doesn't love. They decide to reunite him with his long lost love from their school days (Detmer) -- even if they have to kidnap Judith to do it. (Columbia Tristar)
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    School of Rock
    Hell raising guitarist with delusions of grandeur Dewey Finn (Black) has been kicked out of his band. Desperate for work, he impersonates a substitute teacher and turns a class of fifth grade high-achievers into high-voltage rock and rollers. (Paramount)
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    Shallow Hal
    Hal Larsen is the ultimate shallow guy. He finds beauty only in supermodels and centerfolds. But after an impromptu hypnosis by self-help guru Tony Robbins, Hal's view of women makes a 180-degree turn; he now sees their true inner beauty. (Twentieth Century Fox)
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    Shark Tale
    Oscar is a fast-talking little fish whose big dreams have a habit of landing him in hot water. Lenny is a great white shark with a sensitive side and a secret - he's a vegetarian. When a great white lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and the truth about Lenny makes him an outcast, the two become the most unlikely of friends.
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    Waterworld
    The polar ice caps have melted, and the earth is covered by water. The remaining people travel the seas, in search of survival. Several different societies exist. The Mariner falls from his customary and solitary existence into having to care for a woman and a young girl while being pursued by the evil forces of the Deacon. (imdb)
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    King Kong
    Director Peter Jackson helms the dramatic adventure King Kong, bringing his sweeping cinematic vision to the iconic story of the gigantic ape captured in the wild and brought to civilization where he meets his tragic fate.
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    Bob Roberts
    A corrupt rightwing folksinger runs a crooked election campaign while only one independent muck-raking reporter is trying to stop him. (imdb)
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    The Cable Guy
    A lonely and disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend, but his target, a designer, rejects him, with bad consequences. (imdb)
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    Airborne
    Mitchell Goosen (Shane McDermott) is sixteen/seventeen year old kid from California who loves to surf and rollerblade... (imdb)
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    Run Ronnie Run
    A redneck with an uncanny knack for getting arrested becomes the star of his own reality program. (imdb)
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    Nacho Libre
    Jack Black stars as Ignacio (friends call him Nacho), a cook by day in a Mexican orphanage, who moonlights as a lucha libre wrestler to raise money for the orphans in this comedy from the creators of "Napoleon Dynamite" and the writer of "The School of Rock." (Paramount)
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    Melvin Goes to Dinner
    Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey, anal fetishes, cigarettes and schizophrenia, ghosts, and how it's going to get worse before it gets better.
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    The NeverEnding Story III
    A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia. (imdb)
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    Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks
    This DVD Release (Complete Masterworks) contains the groundbreaking, hard to get (legally), HBO episodes which tell the tale of The D in their early days on the road to stardom. Also included is the concert at London's Brixton Academy that was by chance recorded on November 3, 2002 (imdb)
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    Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
    The legend of the fabled "Pick of Destiny" infuses every page of rock history. Since the dark ages, this supernatural pick has been passed down through many hands. Now, the time draws nigh when the pick will be passed to the next generation of rock - the ones they call Tenacious D. This is their tale of a friendship that would last through the ages and a musical and spiritual synergy so strong that it would reshape our very understanding of the concept of rock. This is the story of Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny. (New Line Cinema)
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    The Holiday
    A story about two women who trade homes for the holidays only to find that a change of address can change their lives.
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    Heat Vision and Jack
    As the result of a NASA miscalculation, Astronaut Jack Austin flew to close to the sun, the rays expanding his mind and making him the smartest man on the planet. Now he and his talking motorcycle (who contains the mind of his former roommate) are on the run from NASA and their assain, actor Ron Silver who want to take his brain. They travel from place to place solving paranormal mysteries with the help of Jack's newfound ability to become a super genius when his brain absorbs sunlight. (imdb)
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    Bye Bye Love
    This is a story about the breakup of the family. In particular, it focuses on the lifestyle of three divorced men. The film is presented from their perspective and it reveals their relationship with their children, ex-wives, girl friends, male friendships, and their identities as divorced men. In addition to dealing with divorce, the film touches on spousal loss and young adult homelessness. The film can be considered a social commentary that is both comical and emotional. (imdb)
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    Margot at the Wedding
    Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets. (imdb)
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    Danny Roane: First Time Director
    A television actor (Andy Dick) drinks too much and gets blackballed from the industry, and then he decides to break back in by directing his own movie. Eventually, he gets sober, and then falls off the wagon and goes crazy and turns his film into a musical. (imdb)
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    Be Kind Rewind
    A man whose brain becomes magnetized unintentionally destroys every tape in his friend's video store. In order to satisfy the store's most loyal renter, an aging woman with signs of dementia, the two men set out to remake the lost films.
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    Bongwater
    David is an aspiring artist and a pot dealer, and he falls in love with constantly smoking Serena. Serena gets jealous and goes off to New York with heroin-addicted Tommy, and David wants her back. (imdb)
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    Kung Fu Panda
    Po the Panda is the laziest animals in all of the Valley of Peace, but unwittingly becomes the chosen one when enemies threaten their way of life.
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    Lord of the Piercing
    A short parody of the Council of Elrond scene in The Fellowship of the Ring.
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    Crossworlds
    Crossworlds (1997) - Direct-to-Video
    College good guy Joe (Josh Charles) is drawn into a battle to save the world from arch-enemy Ferris (Stuart Wilson II). Joe's heirloom pendant just happens to be the key to the staff that opens doors to the Crossworlds. When Laure (Andrea Roth) shows up to check on the key and Ferris' goons begin their assaults, they run to semi-retired adventurer A.T. (Rutger Hauer) for help and guidance (IMDb.com)
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    Tropic Thunder
    Through a series of freak occurrences, a group of actors shooting a big-budget war movie are forced to become the soldiers they are portraying.
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    Rain of Madness
    Rain of Madness (2008) - Short Film
    A behind-the-scenes mockumentary of Tropic Thunder. (imdb)
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    Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five
    Ordered to teach a martial arts class of rambunctious bunny kittens, Po tells stories of each of the Furious Five's pasts.
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    Jack Black: Spider-Man
    A MTV parody of "Spider-Man".
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    Panic Room with Will Ferrell
    When Jodie Foster doesn't turn up at the MTV Music Awards, Jack Black and Will Ferrell hop on an airplane and head off to get Jodie, only to find out that she is locked in the Panic Room. This turns into a parody of Panic Room when they try to drive her out of the room. (imdb)
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    Johnny Skidmarks
    Johnny Scardino is working for blackmailers, photographing wealthy guys in seedy motels. One such assignment turns the wrong way and blackmailers die one by one. Is Johnny the next on the list? (imdb)
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    Year One
    When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers (Black and Cera) are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.
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    Prop 8: The Musical
    A musical spoof of California's Proposition 8.
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    Earth to America
    Celebrating the earth with the funnies people on it... A comedy event of Global proportions.
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    Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage
    An in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush, chronicling the band's musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the '70s to their current heavy rock style.
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    Blind Justice
    Canaan, a mysterious gunfighter left nearly blind from Civil War combat, roams through Mexico with a baby he has sworn to protect. On his way to a town where a family will supposedly adopt the baby, Canaan passes through a border town where U.S. Cavalry officers assigned to deliver a shipment of silver are under attack from bandits. With some reluctance, Canaan steps in to help the soldiers. (imdb)
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    Gulliver\
    Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens. (imdb)
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    Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special
    The Winter Festival is coming and Po is asked to host the great exclusive formal banquet for all the Masters of Kung Fu. The occasion is on the same night as his father's restaurant's own party and Mr. Ping, upset at his son's absence, will not cancel it to cook for the masters at Po's request. Burdened by his father's imposed guilt about his conflicting responsibilities, Po finds all the preparations a dispiriting struggle. However, the solution comes from where he least expects.
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    Kung Fu Panda 2
    As the legendary Dragon Warrior, Po (Jack Black), the kung fu panda, dutifully guards the Valley of Peace alongside his allies the Furious Five. When a frightful new enemy emerges, Po and company embark on a perilous journey to save China and the art of kung fu.
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    Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks 2
    Documents the band Tenacious D as they tour the globe to promote their new film, "Tenacious D and the Pick of Destiny."
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    The Big Year
    Three avid bird watchers compete to spot the rarest birds in North America at a prestigious annual event. (imdb)
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    Bernie
    In small-town Texas, the local mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when he kills her, he goes to great lengths to create the illusion that she's alive. (imdb)
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    Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters
    Po and the Furious Five uncover the legend of three of kung fu's greatest heroes: Master Thundering Rhino, Master Storming Ox, and Master Croc. (imdb)
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    The Sheik
    The Sheik is a pop culture documentary that chronicles Khosrow Vaziri's electrifying career. From his upbringing in Iran, to his journey in America, to his unprecedented experiences as America's most hated villain. (imdb)
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    Sex Tape
    When Jay (Jason Segel) and Annie (Cameron Diaz) first got together, their romantic connection was intense - but ten years and two kids later, the flame of their love needs a spark. To kick things up a notch, they decide - why not? - to make a video of themselves trying out every position in The Joy of Sex in one marathon three-hour session. It seems like a great idea - until they discover that their most private video is no longer private. (imdb)
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    Harmontown
    Harmontown is a documentary film starring TV writer and producer Dan Harmon (NBC's "Community," Adult Swim's "Rick and Morty") as he takes his popular podcast of the same name on a calamitous cross-country tour. (Amazon)
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    21 Years: Richard Linklater
    It's been said that the first 21 years defines the career of an artist. Few directors have single-handedly shaken up the film establishment like the godfather of indie, Richard Linklater. From the groundbreaking SLACKER to his innovative BOYHOOD, Linklater has just reached the 21-year mark and has unapologetically carved his signature into American pop culture. (imdb)
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    The D Train
    The head of a high school reunion committee travels to Los Angeles to track down the most popular guy from his graduating class and convince him to go to the reunion. (imdb)
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    Goosebumps
    A young kid teams up with the niece of young adult horror author R.L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware. (imdb)
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    Tenacious D: Time Fixers
    In this short film from 2006, Abraham Lincoln (Justin Roiland) walks out of the Ford Theatre, thus preventing his assassination, and Jack Black and Kyle Gass of the band Tenacious D travel back in time to convince him to get shot and to fight against the Time Goblin (JR Reed), who staged this major historical disruption.
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    Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works
    Tenacious D is a two-piece musical act, and this HBO series documents their many struggles as friends, and as a band of two very absurd individuals. (imdb)
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    The Brink
    The Brink (2015) - TV Series
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    Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem - A Klok Opera
    A rock opera special for the Adult Swim animated series Metalocalypse. (en.wikipedia.org)
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    Kung Fu Panda 3
    Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home. (imdb)
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    Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll
    As Po looks for his lost action figures, the story of how the panda inadvertently helped create the Furious Five is told.
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    D Tour: A Tenacious Documentary
    A documentary focusing on Tenacious D's world tour in support of their film and soundtrack to 'Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny'. (imdb)
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    Double Fine Adventure
    Game industry veteran Tim Schafer and his team at Double Fine Productions are followed by a documentary team for over three years of nerve-racking development on a new video game. (imdb)
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    The Polka King
    Local Pennsylvania polka legend Jan Lewan develops a plan to get rich that shocks his fans and lands him in jail. (imdb)
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    Beastie Boys: Make Some Noise
    Several celebrities impersonate "the Beastie Boys". The way they looked in the 1980s. (imdb)
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    Don\
    About John Callahan who became paralyzed after a car accident at age 21, and turned to drawing as a form of therapy. (imdb)
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    Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
    Four teenagers discover an old video game console and are literally drawn into the game's jungle setting becoming the adult avatars they choose. (imdb)
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    Spike TV Video Game Awards
    Spike TV's Video Game Awards pays tribute to the outstanding achievements of games, designers, animation, breakthrough technology, music and performances of the past year in the industry. The awards also provide a glimpse at the future of gaming, including exclusive sneak peeks and world premiere footage of some of the most anticipated games from the years to come. (Spike.Com)
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    Drunk History
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    The House with a Clock in Its Walls
    A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.
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    Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
    Halloween comes to life in a comedy adventure based on R.L. Stine's 400-million-selling series of books.
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    Unexpected Race
    A young woman named Amber (Sariah Hopkin) is sent to live with her father (Ruel Brown) who she hasn't seen in over 10 years after suffering a car accident that takes the life of her mother. As Amber is healing she discovers a man hiding in the woods that is an elf. She finds out Elves have always lived, but he is the last being a FBI agent was sent out to destroy them. (by Stephen Groo)
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    Jumanji: The Next Level
    In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world's most dangerous game.
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    Metalocalypse
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    Community
    Community (2009) - TV Series
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    Another Period
    Another Period (2015) - TV Series
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    Apollo 10 1/2: A Space Age Childhood
    A coming-of-age story set in the suburbs of Houston, Texas in the summer of 1969, centered around the historic Apollo 11 moon landing.
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    Northern Exposure
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    The Super Mario Bros. Movie
    A plumber named Mario travels through an underground labyrinth with his brother, Luigi, trying to save a captured princess. Feature film adaptation of the popular video game (imdb.com).
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    Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight
    Follow Po, who partners up with a no-nonsense English knight named Wandering Blade, to find a collection of four powerful weapons before a mysterious pair of weasels do, and save the world from destruction.
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    Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
    Explores every facet of Yankovic's life, from his meteoric rise to fame with early hits like 'Eat It' and 'Like a Surgeon' to his torrid celebrity love affairs and famously depraved lifestyle (imdb.com).
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    Double Fine PsychOdyssey
    Tim Schafer and the rest of the Double Fine studio are followed by the 2 Player Productions documentary crew as the studio attempts to create a sequel to Psychonauts.
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    The Mandalorian
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    History of the World: Part II
    Sequel to the seminal Mel Brooks film, History of the World: Part I, featuring a variety of sketches that take us through different periods of human history. (imdb)
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    The Office
    The Office (2005) - TV Series
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    The D Train
    The head of a high school reunion committee tries to get the most popular guy in school to attend their class upcoming 20-year reunion. (imdb)
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    Kung Fu Panda 4
    Follow Po on his wide-eyed adventures in ancient China, whose love of kung fu is matched only by an insatiable appetite. (imdb)
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    Mr. Show with Bob and David
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    The Simpsons
    The Simpsons (1989) - TV Series
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