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Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

The movie Fried Green Tomatoes is based in the book Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg and although it doesn’t delve into the all the details in the book, it does follow the development of the friendship between Evelyn Couch (Kathy Bates) and Ninny Threadgoode (Jessica Tandy), an elderly woman in a nursing home.
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Harold and Maude (1971)

A cult classic that takes place during the Vietnam War, Harold (Bud Cort) is a depressed 20 year-old man who frequently attends funerals, at which he encounters Maude, (Ruth Gordon) a 79 year-old holocaust survivor who eventually befriends Harold.
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Hitch (2005)

Will Smith works as a “Date Doctor” and in the course of helping a patient, he discovers that he too is in need of some help when it comes to getting a relationship off the ground.
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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

Toula (Nia Vardalos) falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles with getting her traditional family to accept him as a member of the family.
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Ordinary People (1980)

The first film directed by Robert Redford examines the Jarrett family and its struggle to reunite following the death of one son in a boating accident and the attempted suicide of the other son, Conrad, who survived the same accident.
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Steel Magnolias (1989)

Steel Magnolias revolves mainly around Julia Robert’s character and her group of friends who over the course of a year change and bond with one another.
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Terms of Endearment (1983)

A funny and at times bittersweet movie that focuses on the mother-daughter relationship between Aurora (Shirley MacLaine) and Emma (Debra Winger) and their individual quests for love and relationships.
Posted: 11/18/2007 10:12 PM EST more »