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Lin Shaye

Lin Shaye

Date of Birth: Oct 12, 1943

Country: USA

Total Credits at Criticker: 90 (Actor)

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    Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman (2021)
    The intrepid FBI agents Kathleen McChesney and Robert Ressler, organize one of the largest manhunt in history to apprehend America's most infamous serial killer, Ted Bundy. (imdb)
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    The Grudge (2020)
    A house is cursed by a vengeful ghost that dooms those who enter it with a violent death. (imdb)
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    Dreamkatcher (2020)
    In order to stop his bad dreams a young boy steals a dreamcatcher from a mysterious neighbor forcing his family to rescue him from a nightmarish entity.
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    The Call (2020)
    In the fall of 1987, a group of small-town friends must survive the night in the home of a sinister couple after a tragic accident brings them to the couple's door.
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    Anderson Falls (2020)
    After his wife's suicide, Detective Jeff Anderson becomes convinced that she has been murdered. Obsessed with his investigation, he finds out that his wife was the victim of a team of father-and-son serial killers and sets out to stop them. (imdb)
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    Room For Rent (2019)
    Lonely widow Joyce rents out a room in her house and becomes dangerously obsessed with one of her guests.
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    Get Gone (2019)
    A hoax busting group goes on a team-building retreat to Whiskey Flats, OR and runs into trouble as they cross paths with an invasive drilling company that is warring with a very private family.
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    Ambition (2019)
    A young aspiring musician preparing for a competition, is incredibly confident and gets herself involved in a frightening trap that she has to find her way out of. It raises the question: If an insane person is telling a story, is it real?
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    Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
    Parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet - in her own family home.
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    Killing Winston Jones (2018)
    Ethan Jones, a sixth-grade English teacher is on a mission to get the newly constructed Junior High gymnasium named after his elderly father Winston, the old retired gym teacher, despite the fact that being dead is one of the requirements. (imdb)
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    The Final Wish (2018)
    After the death of his father, Aaron returns home to help his grief-stricken mother and to confront his past. Going through his dad's belongings, he comes across a mysterious item that is more than it seems. (imdb)
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    Grow House (2017)
    There's a boom in medical marijuana dispensaries in the state of California and the U.S. These facilities have reached record numbers, cropping up like Starbucks or McDonald's. States across the nation are legalizing medical and recreational marijuana. (imdb)
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    Abattoir (2016)
    An investigative reporter works to solve the mystery of a haunted house constructed from rooms of the deceased. (imdb)
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    Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
    In 1967 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by a merciless spirit, the family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side. (imdb)
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    Jack Goes Home (2016)
    After his father is killed in a car crash, Jack travels home to Colorado to help nurse his mother (who was injured in the crash) back to health. There, he uncovers long-buried secrets and lies within his family history, his parents, his friends and his very identity. (imdb)
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    Buster's Mal Heart (2016)
    A family man's chance encounter with a conspiracy-obsessed drifter leaves him on the run from the police and an impending event known as the Inversion.
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    The Black Room (2016)
    Paul and Jennifer Hemdale have just moved into their dream house. But their happy marriage is about to be put to the test as they slowly discover the secret behind the black room in the cellar. Something else is already living in their new home and it is growing stronger every day. It has claimed many victims including the last owners of the house. Repairmen who journey down into the basement soon meet a horrible end. (imdb)
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    The Midnight Man (2016)
    A girl and her friends find a game in the attic that summons a creature known as The Midnight Man, who uses their worst fears against them. (imdb)
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    Sick People (2016)
    Patients return to torment the nurse who neglected and mistreated them during their final days. (imdb)
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    Director's Cut (2016)
    Herbert Blount aspires to replace the real director of a movie and make it his own by capturing the lead actress and inflicting much horror upon her in his version. (imdb)
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    Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
    A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity. (imdb)
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    Tales of Halloween (2015)
    Ten stories from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. This creepy anthology combines classic Halloween tales with the stuff of nightmares. (talesofhalloweenmovie.com)
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    Hellen Keller vs. Nightwolves (2015)
    In yet another masterpiece by St. James St. James, this film explores the true story that government didn't want you to know about how Helen Keller really lost her eyesight and hearing: Nightwolves. (imdb)
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    Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha (2015)
    With his noble squire by his side, a retired country gentleman sets out on an adventure to right the wrongs of the world. (imdb)
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    Ouija (2014)
    A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board. (imdb)
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    Grace: The Possession (2014)
    Grace is a naive, beautiful, virginal college freshman trying to deal with campus culture and her outgoing new roommate. But when a terror takes over her body and unleashes chaos, Grace returns to the cold clutches of her severe grandmother and the strict rules of the church.
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    The Signal (2014)
    A group of college students are lured to the middle of the desert by a hacker. (imdb)
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    Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
    The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. (imdb)
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    Big Ass Spider (2013)
    A giant alien spider escapes from a military lab and rampage the city of Los Angeles. When a massive military strike fails, it is up to a team of scientists and one clever exterminator to kill the creature before the city is destroyed. (imdb)
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    All American Christmas Carol (2013)
    A white-trash mom is visited by three ghosts intent on showing her a path to a brighter future. (imdb)
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    Crazy Kind of Love (2013)
    A broken family finds their relationships to one another changed by a new arrival in the household. (imdb)
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    FDR: American Badass! (2012)
    After contracting polio from a venomous werewolf bite, FDR won't stop at single-handedly ending the Great Depression and prohibition. With the help of a team of historic figures, he must end WWII by exacting revenge on an army of Nazi-werewolves from the comfort of his Albert Einstein-designed wheelchair of death. An outrageous, over-the-top spoof, FDR: American Badass is the untold true story of our country s greatest monster-hunting president! (amazon)
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    3 Days of Normal (2012)
    A small town policeman arrests a beautiful young woman without knowing she was a famous actress who was running away from a sextape scandal.
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    Jewtopia (2012)
    A romantic comedy centered on a gentile who pretends to be Jewish in order to win the affection of his love interest.
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    The Three Stooges (2012)
    While trying to save their childhood orphanage, Moe, Larry, and Curly inadvertently stumble into a murder plot and wind up starring in a reality TV show. (imdb)
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    Take Me Home (2012)
    Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.
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    Chillerama (2011)
    It's the closing night at the last drive-in theater in America and Cecil B. Kaufman has planned the ultimate marathon of lost film prints to unleash upon his faithful cinephile patrons. Four films so rare that they have never been exhibited publicly on American soil until this very night! (imdb)
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    Rosewood Lane (2011)
    Radio call-in personality and psychiatrist Sonny Blake moves back to her childhood home after her father dies tragically in a mysterious fashion. There, she must face her past and a local paper boy who stalks her.
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    Goldberg P.I. (2011)
    Jackie Goldberg is coming to the end of his career as a Miami private detective; in debt, out of luck and down in the dumps until fate brings him an unlikely partner: 16 year old Mateo Rodriguez. Jackie and Mateo embark on a journey to exonerate Mateo's mother and catch the real bad guys. And throw in time for some action with the ladies, a little nosh and a life lesson or two. (imdb)
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    A Good Old Fashioned Orgy (2011)
    A group of 30-year-olds who have been friends since high school attempt to throw an end-of-summer orgy.
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    Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010)
    A documentary spanning the origins and life of the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, from the first film up until Freddy vs. Jason.
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    Small Town Saturday Night (2010)
    The subtle connections of a deputy sheriff, a Nashville-bound singer, an ex-con, and a single mother will intertwine in this tale of small town life. (wiki)
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    2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams (2010)
    When this year's round of unsuspecting Northerners fail to show up for their annual Guts N' Glory Jamboree, the residents of Pleasant Valley take their cannibalistic carnival on the road and head to Iowa where they encounter spoiled heiresses Rome & Tina Sheraton and the cast and crew of their "Road Rascals" reality show. (imdb)
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    Insidious (2010)
    A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further. (imdb)
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    My Sister's Keeper (2009)
    Anna Fitzgerald looks to earn medical emancipation from her parents who until now have relied on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate remain alive. (imdb)
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    Asylum (2008)
    Six college students discover their dorm was once an insane asylum that conducted gruesome lobotomy's on its teenage inmates during the 1930's. (imdb)
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    Killer Pad (2008)
    Three pals move into a haunted house in the Hollywood Hills. (imdb.com)
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    Kush (2007)
    A young drug dealer Dusty, is torn between the money and getting out. When his partner Christian, is caught up in a kidnapping and murder scheme. Dusty and King come to his rescue but only after having to pay a hefty price. Christian ends up loosing everything and spending the rest of his life in exile. (imdb)
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    The Election (2007)
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    Three days before the gubernatorial election a candidate and his wife find themselves in the middle of the desert with a horrible dilemma. (imdb)
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    Snakes on a Plane (2006)
    While practicing motocross in Hawaii, Sean Jones witnesses the brutal murder of an important American prosecutor by the powerful mobster Eddie Kim. He is protected and persuaded by the FBI agent Neville Flynn to testify against Eddie in Los Angeles. They embark in the red-eye Flight 121 of Pacific Air, occupying the entire first-class... (imdb)
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    Hoboken Hollow (2006)
    Based on true stories of kidnapping, rape, murder and torture in Texas and beyond, Hoboken Hollow tells the dark story of a modern-day slave-ranch operating in the remote Texas Hill Country. (Pumpjack Entertainment)
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    Driftwood (2006)
    Riddled with guilt over the loss of his rock star older brother, 16-year-old David Forrester becomes obsessed with death, leading his misguided parents to send him to Driftwood, an attitude-adjustment Camp for troubled youths run by the sadistic Captain Doug Kennedy and his brutal young henchman, Yates. Once there, David becomes haunted by the spirit of Jonathan, a former inmate who met a mysterious end, and a mystery whose resolution could very well be David's only way out. (imdb)
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    Surf School (2006)
    A rag-tag bunch of seniors, complete outsiders at their surf-crazed Laguna Beach High School, decide to crash the biggest team surf contest. In order to prevail, however, they must do one important thing...learn to surf! We're taking your classic Cinderella story into the world of surfing, complete with hi-jinx and the aesthetic beauty of surf mecca Costa Rica, our spectacular set location. (imdb)
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    Hate Crime (2005)
    A suspense drama with a social conscience, Hate Crime is the story of Robbie and Trey, a gay couple whose quiet life together is shattered when Trey is brutally beaten while walking the dog. The prime suspect is their neighbor Chris, a fundamentalist preacher's son whose bigotry is no secret. When Chris and Robbie become the prime suspects, Robbie receives help from some unlikely sources to execute a dangerous plan that will expose many secrets. (Two Boots Pioneer Theater)
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    Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
    When their money scam runs aground, a group of would-be thieves turn to kidnapping in an attempt to blackmail their target. (imdb)
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    2001 Maniacs (2005)
    Eight college students traveling to Florida for Spring Break stumble into a remote town in Georgia where they are set upon by the residents whom are out to avenge their deaths by Union troops over 100 years earlier during the Civil War. (imdb)
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    Piggy Banks (2005)
    Piggy Banks tells the story of two charming and brilliant brothers who finance their lifestyle by robbing and murdering pretty much anyone foolish enough to get in the car with them. They learn the business from their sociopath father (Tom Sizemore) who doesn't bother to hide his crimes, or the brutal philosophy which drives it. He tells his sons people are just piggy banks. You need money? Just break one open. (imdb)
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    A Cinderella Story (2004)
    In this twisted and hilarious update of the classic fairy tale, Hilary Duff stars as a high school senior whose anonymous cyber soul mate turns out to be her high school's ├╝ber-popular quarterback (Murray). (Warner Bros.)
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    The Hillside Strangler (2004)
    The disturbing case of two serial killing cousins (Howell, Turturro) that terrorized Southern California in the late 70s is brought gruesomely to film with explicit sex and graphic violence. (TLA Entertainment Group)
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    The Almost Guys (2004)
    A down-on -his-luck repo man and his septuagenarian partner repossess a car only to find a famous baseball pitcher bound a gagged in the trunk. With the World Series three days away, they learn the pitcher staged his kidnapping to pay off gambling debts. On the run from double-crossing kidnappers-for-hire, the repo man, his elderly partner, and the repo man's young son make a deal with the pitcher to ransom the team and split the money. If only they were good at it. (Karma Films)
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    Cellular (2004)
    A random wrong number on his cell phone sends a young man into a high-stakes race against time to save a woman's life. (New Line Cinema)
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    Dead End (2003)
    Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life. (imdb)
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    Stuck on You (2003)
    A Farrelly Brothers comedy about a pair of Siamese twins who have their own everything, but are joined at the hip because they share a liver. The use their unique gift as a means to gain acceptance and live as normally as possible within everyday life. Which is going great until Walt (Kinnear) follows his dreams of making it as a Hollywood actor and persuades his hesitant brother Bob (Damon) to go along for the ride. (20th Century Fox)
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    Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
    Set in 1986 when best friends Harry (Olsen) and Lloyd (Richardson) were teenagers, this is the madcap comic tale of their attempt to get out of the "special needs" department and into regular high school life. (imdb)
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    Boat Trip (2002)
    A sexy, uninhibited romantic comedy about following your heart no matter where it leads you. (MPCA)
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    Wish You Were Dead (2002)
    Two bad women fight over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper. (imdb)
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    Contagion (2002)
    When the President of the United States (Bruce Boxleitner) is struck by a poisoned dart, a shadowy terrorist claims that the Chief Executive has been infected with a lethal virus, for which the terrorist has the only antidote. As frenzied negotations proceed between the Government and the assailant, virologist Dr. Diane Landis (Megan Gallagher) races against time to save the President's life and avoid a worldwide crisis, with or without the aid of the typically uncooperative Secret Service... (allmovie.com)
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    Say It Isn't So (2001)
    The Farrelly brothers put a comically depraved spin on a classic love story: Boy (Klein) meets girl (Graham); Boy falls in love (and has wild, non-stop sex) with girl; Boy loses girl...when they learn they are brother and sister! Or are they? (20th Century Fox)
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    Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
    Charlie is a Rhode Island state trooper with a split personality. He is otherwise mild-mannered and non confrontational until somebody or something pushes him a little too far. That's when his maniacal alter-ego, Hank, takes over. Charlie is assigned on a routine mission to return alleged fugitive Irene back to upstate New York, but they wind up on the run from corrupt police officers. And their escape would be a lot simpler on everybody involved if Hank didn't keep stepping in at the most inopportune times... (imdb)
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    Detroit Rock City (1999)
    Four members of a high school band called Mystery do everything they can to attend a KISS concert in Detroit. In order to make it to the show they must steal, cheat, strip, deal with an anti-rock mom and generally do whatever it takes to see the band that has inspired them to be musicians. Plays like a KISS advertisement but the GIV'R mentality leaves the viewer with a smile on their face. (imdb)
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    There's Something About Mary (1998)
    There's something about Mary that still bewitches Ted. Although he hasn't seen her in over a dozen years, since that shameful prom night, his heart still flutters at the recollection of her. He's still crazy about her after all these years, and curious as to her whereabouts. At the insistence of his good friend Dom, he hires private eye Pat Healy to track her down in Miami.
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    Behind the Zipper with Magda (1998)
    Magda hosts a mock documentary detailing the zipper incident in "There's Something About Mary". (imdb)
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    Living Out Loud (1998)
    Holly Hunter stars as a middle-aged divorcee who rediscovers life's possibilities in this offbeat dramedy. (New Line Cinema)
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    Trading Favors (1997)
    Alex, a seductive woman with a violent boyfriend, steals a car and entices a teenager boy Lincoln to join her in robbery and more.
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    Kingpin (1996)
    Woody Harrelson and Randy Quaid portray a mismatched duo intent on conning their way to a bowling tournament in Reno, Nevada. (MGM)
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    Last Man Standing (1996)
    A drifting gunslinger-for-hire finds himself in the middle of an ongoing war between the Irish and Italian mafia in a Prohibition era ghost town. (imdb)
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    Sketch Artist II: Hands That See (1995)
    Police sketch artist, Jack, helps blind rape victim Emmy describe her attacker.. a serial rapist and murderer who is now out to get her. (imdb)
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    Dumb and Dumber (1994)
    Harry and Lloyd are two brainless losers who try to return a suitcase full of money to its pretty owner. After a journey full of accidents they arrive in snowy Aspen, Colorado and try to find her. But will they succeed? (imdb)
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    Corrina, Corrina (1994)
    When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole new way of life. (imdb)
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    Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
    An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies (imdb)
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    Amityville: A New Generation (1993)
    An old mirror from the haunted Long Island house finds its way into a photographer's family where the evil soon manifests itself to cause more terror and mayhem. (imdb)
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    The Temp (1993)
    A cookie company takeover has employees scrambling to make a case for continued employment. An executive's administrative assistant takes paternity leave, and he gets a temp who is too good to be true, doing tasks at a fast pace and doing quite a bit of creative work for the project. The executive starts noticing that all the obstacles to his climb up the corporate ladder are disappearing, including the death of some of his rivals. (imdb)
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    The Running Man (1987)
    A wrongly-convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a TV game show. (imdb)
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    The Hidden (1987)
    An alien is on the run in America. To get his kicks, it kills anything that gets in its way, and uses the body as a new hiding place... (imdb)
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    Slam Dance (1987)
    A cartoonist who had an affair with a girl who is murdered gets himself embroiled in a high-level cover-up of a sex scandal involving his lover. By using his artistic talent to try and reconstruct the scandal, he attracts attention to himself by the people involved, and becomes a target himself. (imdb)
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    Critters (1986)
    A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town... (imdb)
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    Brewster's Millions (1985)
    A minor league baseball player has to waste $30m in 30 days in order to inherit $300m; however he's not allowed to tell anyone about the $300m deal. (imdb)
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    A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
    In the dreams of his victims, a spectral child murderer stalks the children of the members of the lynch mob that killed him.
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    Goin' South (1978)
    A downtrodden outlaw finds a loophole that lets him evade the gallows by slipping a wedding ring on a lonely spinster. Not much for the married life, he is then forced to work on her gold mine as he dreams of escaping to Mexico.
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