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City of Angels (1998)

Beautiful heart surgeon Maggie (Meg Ryan) wins the heart of Seth (Nicolas Cage), an angel watching over Los Angeles. He must make the choice between his duties and his love.
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Finding Forrester (2000)

Despite poor academic performance, basketball star Jamal Wallace heads to a top Manhattan private school after scoring well on a standardized exam. There, he befriends the writer William Forrester who helps him pursue his dreams. Meanwhile, Forrester finds himself confronting his own past and future because of this boy.
Posted: 11/19/2007 06:06 PM EST more »

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Ghost (1990)

Happy couple Sam (Patrick Swayze) and Molly (Demi Moore) are wrecked when Sam is killed in an attempt of the bad guys to steal his knowledge of passwords to high-powered bank accounts. Sam comes back as a ghost to protect Molly’s life.  
Posted: 11/19/2007 06:08 PM EST more »

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Hope Floats (1998)

Birdee (Sandra Bullock) returns home to Texas after her husband leaves her for her best friend. At home, she tries to deal with her depression until running into an old friend (Harry Connick Jr.) who helps her through it.
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Ordinary People (1980)

Mary Tyler Moore and Donald Sutherland play a couple who deal with the grief and misplaced guilt of one son’s death. The father tries to cope with his feelings while holding the rest of the family together.    
Posted: 11/19/2007 06:09 PM EST more »

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The Fountain (2006)

This film, directed by Darren Aronofsky, covers three stories spanning over a thousand years—past, present and future. In the present, Hugh Jackman's character is researching for a cure to save his dying wife, played by Rachel Weisz. The story explores the transformitive power of death and the everlasting nature of love.
Posted: 11/19/2007 06:05 PM EST more »

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The Sixth Sense (1999)

A boy (Haley Joel Osment) who can see dead people—who don’t realize they are dead—becomes the client of a disheartened, award-winning child psychologist (Bruce WIllis).
Posted: 11/19/2007 06:07 PM EST more »