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4 Kids Walk Into a Bank

Paige's father has stepped up and become a more responsible parent following the death of her mother. So when a group of criminals show up at their door demanding that Paige's father join them for one last job, she's faced with a decision: let her newly reformed father dip back into his criminal ways, or enlist her three 12-year-old best friends to do the job first.

Little Shop of Horrors

The story tells of a nerdy florist who comes across a plant that, due to an eclipse, now requires a steady supply of human meat.

Queenpins

Two Phoenix housewives create a scheme to counterfeit coupons and soon are sitting stop a $40 million coupon cartel.

Hold on to Me

Based on the true story of a femme fatale who kidnaps and ransoms the town’s richest man. Carey Mulligan plays Nancy, a small town girl who callously leaves her boyfriend Jimmy (Robert Pattinson) behind to chase a modeling career in New York City, breaking his heart in the process. To Nancy’s surprise, New York isn’t impressed by her and at 26, she’s back home waiting tables at the local diner. When she gets word that Jimmy has become a wealthy and successful criminal in Chicago, she tracks him down with a view to winning his affections, only to find crushing rejection. Fuelled by jealousy and an unquenchable thirst for fortune, Nancy finds Danny, a naïve pawn she can seduce and manipulate to her own ends and together they embark on a life of crime. Success comes fast, and leaves faster but nothing and no one will stand in the way of Nancy’s naked, dangerous and deadly ambition.

Beef

Follows a small town fast food manager (Thomas Mann) who gets in way over his head with the brutal local crime syndicate (Timothy Olyphant) after losing a $10,000 bet that was supposed to be a sure thing. With only 24 hours to outwit a gallery of thugs, the manger decides his only way out is to rob his own restaurant, called Beefy’s.

F****ing Identical Twins

Two business adversaries realize they're identical twin brothers and decide to switch places to reunite their divorced parents in order to become a family again.

Rabbit Cake

Elvis Babbitt, a young girl, has a head for the facts. She knows science proves yellow is the happiest color, she knows a healthy male giraffe weighs about 3,000 pounds, and she knows she should plan to grieve her mother, who has recently drowned while sleepwalking, for exactly eighteen months. As Elvis investigates the strange circumstances of her mother's death, she finds comfort, if not answers in the people and animals of Freedom, Alabama.

Solo Pass

After suffering a breakdown, a mental patient is confined to the psychiatric ward of a city hospital. Granted a one day "solo pass" to leave the facility, he begins to confront the experiences and fears that led to his breakdown.

A Lot Of Nothing

A couple living in a Los Angeles suburb is compelled to take dangerous actions when they discover their next-door neighbor is the police officer that just murdered an unarmed motorist

Holland, Michigan

A Midwestern housewife suspects that her husband is having an affair. As she peels back the surface of her seemingly perfect life, she learns her husband might be leading a dark, secret life.

The Fabulous Filipino B...

Set in Pittsburg, California, a working class suburb of Oakland, a young man ventures off to a cockfight for reciprocity while his brother flies to old Manila where an old flame is rekindled. Another one of their brothers delves into the hidden sensuality of Filipino cuisine, while their last brother struggles to heal deep wounds and finds love in an unexpected package. All this, leading to a shotgun wedding in the backyard of the family house.

The Master and Margarita

When the devil arrives in 1930s Moscow, consorting with a retinue of odd associates—including a talking black cat, an assassin, and a beautiful naked witch—his antics wreak havoc among the literary elite of the world capital of atheism. Meanwhile, the Master, author of an unpublished novel about Jesus and Pontius Pilate, languishes in despair in a psychiatric hospital, while his devoted lover, Margarita, decides to sell her soul to save him.

& Mrs

A girl decides to go ahead with her nuptials despite the fact that the groom has just died.

Happy Anniversary

A happily married couple’s anniversary celebration goes awry when they find themselves victims of a sinister home invasion.

Happy Mutant Baby Pills

A copywriter writes small print for prescription drugs, marital aids and incontinence products, while also managing a heroin habit. When he encounters a troubled young woman who asks for help, he swiftly falls in love, and gets swept up in her scheme to horrify the world.

Spoiler Alert

TV columnist and founder & editor-in-chief of TVLine.com Michael Ausiello meets photographer Kit Cowan and falls in love. They have a relationship together for over 14 years. But Cowan gets a diagnosis of terminal cancer. Over the course of eleven months, Kit and Michael do their best to combat the deadly disease, but Kit succumbs to his illness in February 2015.