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Jailhouse Rock

An "American Idol"-like singing contest is held in an Arizona jail where a heavy-metal musician-turned-detention officer rallies thousands of inmates to particpate. Cell block hostilities are curtailed as inmates rally around the contestants. Alice Cooper is a guest judge for the finals.

Jane Steele

Jane Steele, a fresh and determined Victorian orphan (unlike her idol Jane Eyre) does not accept her place in life without a fight. Fiercely intelligent and resourceful, Steele is forced to resort to extreme measures to make sure that life turns out the way she needs.

Jesus Was My Homeboy

Fred Hampton is a respected and talented grass-roots civil rights activist who rises to become chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panthers organization and deputy chairman of the national BPP. But his charisma, oratorial skills and swift ascent marks him out as a threat in the eyes of the FBI.

Joy

A man suffers from a serious disease that causes acute narcolepsy whenever he is happy. He develops a variety of techniques to deny himself pleasure and deal with the sleep issues, but they’re put to a big test when he falls in love.

James and the Giant Peach

An orphan befriends human-like bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they trek to New York City.

Jesus of Nazareth

Paul Verhoeven's take on the life of Jesus Christ discounts all the miracles that inform the New Testament.

Just Do It

A man and his wife have sex for 101 straight days, no matter whether they were fighting or stressed out by their kids. In the process, the man learns about marriage and the possibility of falling madly in love all over again with one's spouse.

Jason Bateman/FBI Weddi...

Two undercover FBI agents plan a wedding, which is really a sting operation against the mob. But the two actually fall in love and thus disobey the FBI rulebook.

Jerry the Giant Killer

A corporate man is assigned to a job on a mythical island where he must fend off a giant to save the local villagers.

Jessica & Drew

The story centers on two people who, while on the way to a destination wedding and with other partners on their minds, hook up and fall in love.

Justice League Dark

The story revolves around a dark Justice League team that consists of John Constantine, Swamp Thing, Deadman, Zatanna and Etrigan the Demon.

Jade Palace

A young professional Asian American woman moves back to New Jersey to help her father manage the family Chinese restaurant she has spent her life running away from.