The Chuck Taylor in Films: D

The Chuck Taylor in Films: D

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Recent and classic films where chucks have a role. . . .

 

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To qualify for a listing, one or more of the lead or main supporting characters in the film is seen wearing chucks — Converse “Chuck Taylor” All Stars .

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Films on this page: Dagon, D.A.R.Y.L, Dance of the Dead, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, Dark Skies, Dazed and Confused, De Boskampi’s, Dead Calm, Dead in 3 Days (In 3 Tagen bist du tot), Dead Man On Campus, Dead Poet’s Society, Deadly Friend, Dear Eleanor, Death and Cremation, Death of a Superhero, Death Race, Deep Rising, Den korsikanske biskopen, Dennis the Menace Strikes Again, Desert Bloom, Desperate Measures, Desperate Souls, Detroit Rock City, Deuces Wild, Diamond’s Edge, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Rodrick Rules, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, Different Drummers, Digger, Dinosaur Island, Dishdogz, Dr. Alien, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, A Dog Named Christmas, Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark, Don’t Let Me Go, Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead, Dopamine, Drake and Josh Go Hollywood — The Movie, The Dream Team, Drowning Mona, Duma, Dummy, Dummy the Mummy, The Dust Factory.

More films are listed alphabetically: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z.

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Dagon cover

2 chucks rating

R

Dagon. (2001) Ezra Godden, Rancisco Rabal, Raquel Merono, Macarena Gomez, Brendan Price, Birgit Bofarull. Directed by Stuart Gordon. When a sudden storm grounds the boat of four wealthy tourists off the coast of Spain, injuring one of them, two of them seek help in the nearby fishing village of Imboca. But when they arrive, they discover that the village has been taken over by an evil cult that worships Dagon, a monstrous god of the sea. Based on an H. P. Lovecraft short story.

Categories: Horror, Science Fiction/Fantasy.

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Dance of the Dead

2 chucks rating

R

Dance of the Dead. (2008) Jared Kusnitz, Greyson Chadwick, Chandler Darby, Carissa Capobianco, Randy McDowell, Michael V. Mammoliti, Mark Lynch, Justin Welborn, Mark Oliver. Directed by Gregg Bishop. On the night of the big high school prom in a town surrounding by nuclear plants, the dead rise to eat the living, and the only people who can stop them are the losers who couldn’t get dates to the dance and the crazy high school foottball coach.

Categories: Horror, Science Fiction/Fantasy.

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D.A.R.Y.L.

3 chucksrating
PG

D.A.R.Y.L. (1985) Barret Oliver, Mary Beth Hurt, Michael McKean, Kathryn Walker, Colleen Camp, Josef Sommer, Ron Frazier, Danny Corkill, Steve Ryan, Amy Linker, David Wohl. Directed by Simon Wincer. Barret Oliver stars as an extraordinarily gifted and talented Data Analyzing Robot Youth Lifeform created by a top secret Defense Department research project. With the help of one of his creators, Daryl escapes to a small town to live a normal life among regular people. But he is pursued by the military authorities, who want to cancel the program and destroy him.

Categories: Drama, Science Fiction, Family.

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The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys

2.5 chucks rating R

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys. (2002) Kieran Culkin, Jena Malone, Emile Hirsch, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jodie Foster, Tyler Long, Jake Richardson. Directed by Peter Care. Tim and Francis, best friends attending a strict Catholic school, work hard to cause trouble without getting caught by Sister Assumpta, while writing up their exploits in a comic book they call The Atomic Trinity. While Tim plots the ultimate prank to cap off the school year, Francis begins to discover the opposite sex.

Categories: Drama, Coming of Age.

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2.5 chucks rating PG-13

Dark Skies. (2013) Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo, Kadan Rockett, J.K. Simmons. Written and directed by Scott Stewart. A series of disturbing paranormal events disrupts the lives of a young suburban family and leads them to realize that they are being stalked by aliens.

Categories: Horror, Science Fiction/Fantasy.

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Dazed and Confused

3 chucksrating
R

Dazed and Confused. (1993) Jason London, Joey Lauren Adams, Milla Jovovich, Rory Cochrane, Anthony Rapp, Sasha Jenson, Jeremy Fox, Ben Affleck, Priscilla Kinser, Matthew McConaughey. Directed by Richard Linklater. The class of 1976 at a Texas high school is about to graduate and looking forward to wild parties, and the traditional hazing of the incoming freshmen. The film explores friendships, romances, and the future status of all of the groups -- the jocks, the stoners, the "in" crowd, the cheerleaders, and the hapless freshmen -- in one long day and night to remember.

Categories: Drama, Coming of Age, Teenagers.

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3 chucksrating
NR, would be PG

De Boskampi’s (The Little Gangster). (2015) Thor Braun, Henry van Loon, Meral Polat, Rene van t’ Hof, Rick Lens, Thijn Brobbel. Directed by Arne Toonen. Young Rik Boskamp, son of a nerdy accountant, wants one thing: to not be bullied. Inspired by a mafia film, Rikki concocts a plan where he and his father move to a new village and everyone is led to believe that his father is the dangerous mafia boss Paulo Boskampi. The plan works great until a bully from the past emerges and Paulo hears of his new competition. In Dutch with English subtitles. Not yet released in the USA.

Categories: Comedy, Family.

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3 chucksrating
R

Dead Calm. (1989) Sam Neill, Nicole Kidman, Billy Zane, Rod Mullinar, Joshua Tilden, George Shevtsov. Directed by Phillip Noyce. A couple on a solo cruise, recovering from the death of their son, run into a young man rowing away from another ship who seems to be the only survivor from a tragic incident of food poisoning but turns out to be a homicidal killer.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama.

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3 chucksrating
R

Dead in 3 Days. (2006) Sabrina Reiter, Julia Rosa Stockl, Laurence rupp, Nadja Vogel, Michael Steinocher. Directed by Andreas Prochaska. An Austrian mountain lake community is terrorized when a close-knit group of friends just graduated from high school become the target of a deranged killer.

Category: Horror.

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2.5 chucks rating R

Dead Man On Campus. (1998) Tom Everett Scott, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Poppy Montgomery, Lochlyn Munro, Randy Pearlstein, Corey Page, Alyson Hannigan, Mari Morrow. Directed by Alan Cohn. Two unlikely freshmen roommates are in danger of flunking out due to excessive partying. But then they remember that an obscure clause in the college academic code automatically awards straight As to any students whose roommate commits suicide. So they set out to find a new roommate who is “likely to succeed.”

Category: Comedy.

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3 chucksrating
PG

Dead Poets Society. (1989) Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard, Josh Charles, Lara Flynn Boyle. Directed by Peter Weir. In the late 1950’s, a free-thinking English teacher returns to the exclusive boys prep school where he was a student and brings his unusual teaching methods to his classes. Encouraged to “carpe diem” (seize the day), a group of his students reform the Dead Poet’s Society, a secret forum where they can escape from the ridgid conformity of their academic life and discuss ideas freely.

Category: Drama, Coming of Age.

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2.5 chucks rating R

Deadly Friend. (1986) Matthew Laborteaux, Kristy Swanson, Michael Sharrett, Anne Twomey, Anne Ramsey, Richard Marcus, Russ Marin, Lee Paul, Andrew Roperto, Charles Fleischer. Directed by Wes Craven. Paul Conway, 15-year-old whiz kid, implants a robotic brain into Samantha, the sweet girl next door, after she is put into a coma by her abusive father. But instead of recreating sweet Sam, she has become an unstoppable monster bent only on murder and destruction.

Category: Horror.

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2.5 chucks rating PG-13

Dear Eleanor. (2016) Liana Liberatto, Isabelle Fuhrman, Joel Courtney, Josh Lucas, Luke Wilson, Jessica Alba, Reid Casson, Liam Applegate, Patrick Schwarzenegger. Directed by Kevin Connolly. Two teenage girls travel across the U.S. in 1962, during the chaos of the Cuban missile crisis, in search of Eleanor Roosevelt.

Categories: Adventure, Drama.

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2.5 chucks rating R

Death and Cremation. (2010) Brad Dourif, Jeremy Sumpter, Scott Elrod, Debbon Ayer. Written and directed by Justin Steele. Stan, the 59-year-old owner of the Stanley Crematory is a deranged psychopath who kills bullies and cremates their bodies. He forms an alliance with his new employee, fatherless outcast teenager Jarod Leary who is bullied at his high school by David Valentine and his gang.

Category: Horror, Action/Adventure.

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3 chucksrating
NR, would be PG-13

Death of a Superhero. (2012) Thomas Brody-Sangster, Andy Serkis, Lilli Forgach, Ian Fitzpatrick, Michael McElhatton, Sharon Horgan, Ronan Rafferty, Aisling Loftus. Directed by Ian Fitzgibbon. A dying 15-year-old boy draws stories of an invincible superhero as he struggles with his mortality.

Category: Drama.

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2 chucks rating

R

Death Race. (2008) Jason Stratham, Tyrese Gibson, Ian McShane, Joan Allen. Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. Framed for the murder of his wife in a post-industrial world, race driver Jensen Ames is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in that world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Science Fiction.

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2 chucks rating

R

Deep Rising. (1998) Treat Williams, Famke Janssen, Anthony Heald, Kevin J. O’Connor, Wes Studi, Derrick O’Connor, Jason Flemyng. Written and directed by Stephen Sommers. A band of ruthless hijackers take over a boat for hire and then invade the world’s most luxurious cruise ship, but are shocked to find that the wealthy passengers have vanished. However they are not alone, as a terrifying sea monster has also invaded the ship. A small group of survivors band together to try to escape the doomed cruise ship.

Categories: Drama, Horror, Adventure.

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3 chucksrating
NR, would be PG

Den korsikanske biskopen (The Corsican Bishop). (1993) Oliver Loftéen, David Fornander, Jenny Lindroth, Krister Henriksson, Åke Lindman, Jan Malmsjö, Marie Richardson, Tomas von Brömssen. Directed by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen. Twelve-year-old Kalle Magnusson is spending the summer on the Swedish coast in his late father’s summer cottage. His vacation is dramatically interrupted when he receives a videotape recorded by his father urging him to complete the task of finding a magical waterwheel from the Sudan, called the “Corsican Bishop”, stolen from the Vatican years ago and hidden away. With the assistance of his cousin Max, the two follow the clues left by his father, while fending off several other men who are after the waterwheel also.

Categories: Drama, Adventure, Family.

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3 chucksrating
G

Dennis the Menace Strikes Again. (1998) (Made for Video) Justin Cooper, Heidi Swedberg, Dwier Brown, Betty White, Don Rickles, Brian Doyle-Murray, George Kennedy. Directed by Charles T. Kanganis. Dennis plays the usual tricks on his long suffering neighbor, Mr. Wilson, and then Dennis’ youthful grandfather comes to town and competes with Wilson as well. But Dennis isn’t the only one causing an uproar. Two con men try to swindle Mr. Wilson with a fountain of youth scheme leaving Dennis to rescue him and save the neighborhood.

Categories: Comedy, Family.

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3 chucksrating
PG

Desert Bloom. (1986) Anabeth Gish, Jon Voight, JoBeth Williams, Ellen Barkin, Jay Underwood. Directed by Eugene Corr. Set in 1950’s Las Vegas at the start of underground testing in Nevada, this film is about a Rose, a young girl trying to find her way. Her family life is turbulent, with an unstable war veteran step-father who resents his acquired daughters, a mother who tries to hold the family by being compliant, and a sexy aunt who comes to stay with them after a divorce.

Categories: Drama, Coming of Age.

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2 chucks rating

PG-13

Desperate Measures. (1997) Michael Keaton, Andy Garcia, Joseph Cross, Marcia Gay Harden, Brian Cox. Directed by Joseph Ruben. A police detective will do anything to find a compatible donor for his son who has leukemia. He is able to break into the FBI computer and finds a perfect match, but the person who matches turns out to be his worst nightmare, a ruthless killer imprisoned for murder.

Categories: Drama, Action/Adventure.

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1 chuck rating
R

Desperate Souls. (2005) Ryan Barrett, Pete Soltesz, Lisa Biffis, Karen Boshart, Nick Boshart, Lindsay Bridges, Adam Debuck, Buchanan Elliott, Matt Kowall. Written and directed by Chad Archibald and Phillip Carrer. A group of spiteful young orphans open up a window of evil Druid powers on the world, after being assisted by young Nick Randeen. When some unsuspecting teenagers stumble into the window and are possessed by the evil spirits, only Nick and one of their friends are around to try and stop them.

Category: Horror.

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3 chucksrating
R

Detroit Rock City. (1999) Edward Furlong, Sam Huntington, James DeBello, Giuseppe Andrews, Natasha Lyonne, Melanie Lynskey, Lin Shaye, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley, Peter Criss, Cody Jones. Directed by Adam Rifkin. Four teenagers in a rock band overcome all kinds of obstacles to get to Detroit and see a KISS concert in this road movie set in 1978.

Categories: Comedy, Teenagers.

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2 chucks rating

R

Deuces Wild. (2002) Stephen Dorff, Brad Renfro, Fairuza Balk, Matt Dillon, Frankie Muniz. Directed by Adam Rifkin. Film about two rival street gangs in 1950s Brooklyn who come to murderous blows when one gang tries to takeover the turf of the other.

Categories: Drama, Crime/Mystery.

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3 chucksrating
PG

Diamond’s Edge. (1988) Colin Dale, Dorsley McClinden, Susannah York, Peter Eyre, Bill Paterson. Directed by Stephen Bayly. 13-year-old Nick Diamond continually saves the day for his older brother, Tim, a struggling and somewhat incompetent private eye, when he is asked to store a package for a client who is later murdered.

Categories: Comedy, Crime, Adventure.

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3 chucksrating
PG

Diary of a Wimpy Kid. (2010) Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris, Steve Zahn. Directed by Rob Turner. Greg Heffley is headed for big things, but first he has to survive the scariest, most humiliating experience of any kid’s life — middle school! Based on the best-selling book by Jeff Kinney.

Categories: Comedy, Family.

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3 chucksrating
PG

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules. (2011) Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris, Steve Zahn. Directed by Rob Turner. Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents’ misguided attempts to have them bond.

Categories: Comedy, Family.

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3 chucksrating2.5 chucks for the film + .5 for the cinemaphotography

PG

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days. (2012) Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris, Payton List, Steve Zahn. Directed by Rob Turner. School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer?

Categories: Comedy, Family.

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2 chucks rating

PG

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. (2017) Jason Drucker, Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott, Charlie Wright, Owen Asztalos. Directed by David Bowers. This film continues the series with an all new cast meant to look like the previous three but not having the same energy or verve. This time the Heffley family is on a road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party with the usual mishaps and toilet humor. Luckily Greg still wears black high top chucks and the cinemaphotography continues to be chucks-friendly.

Categories: Comedy, Family.

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3 chucksrating
PG

Different Drummers. (2013) Brayden Tucker, Ethan Reed McKay, Collen Carey, D. R. Anderson, Lisa Coronado. Written and directed by Don Caron. Two eleven-year-old-boys, hyper Lyle and David who is wheelchair bound suffering from spinal meningitis, team up to do a science project and then Lyle tries to get David to defy the odds and run again. Lyles wild schemes to do this run afoul of the school authorities who try to stiffle his plans. Based on a true story.

Categories: Family, Drama, Adventure.

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3 chucksrating
PG

Digger. (1993) Timothy Bottoms, Olympia Dukakis, Adam Hann-Byrd, Joshua Jackson, Lochlyn Munro, Leslie Nielsen. Directed by Rob Turner. Young Digger spends the summer with relatives on a Pacific Northwest island community and learns about the troubled relationships in his family. He befriends Billy, a boy dying from leukemia who has a special connection with nature and learns about life, loyalty, and friendship in the process.

Categories: Family, Drama, Coming of Age.

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2.5 chucks rating NR, would be PG

Dinosaur Island. (2014) Darius Williams, Kate Rasmussen. Written and directed by Matt Drummond. Young Lucas is on a vacation when the airplane he is flying on runs into severe turbulance. When Lucas awakes he finds himself alone in an other-worldly island jungle filled with strange mysteries, dinosaurs, restless natives, and crashed airplanes. Luckily he meets up with Kathryn, a girl from the 1950s who helps him survive and figure out how to escape.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Family, Science Fiction.

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2 chucks rating

PG-13

Dishdogz. (2006) Marshall Alman, Haylie Duff, Luke Perry, Ryna Sheckler, Tony Alva, Art Alexakis. Directed by Mikey Hilb. A coming of age story about a teenaged skateboarder working at an extreme sports camp as a dishwasher and his relationship with the chef, who we come to find out was a skateboarding pioneer back in the day.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Drama, Sport.

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2.5 chucks rating R

Dr. Alien. (1988) Billy Jacoby, Judy Landers, Olivia Barash, Stuart Fratkin, Raymond O’Connor, Arlene Golonka, Bobby Jacoby, Jim Hackett, Troy Donohue. Directed by David DeCoteau. A sexy biology professor from outer space gives a special potion to a nerdy freshman turning him into a stud that no woman on campus can resist.

Categories: Comedy, Romance, Sexually Explicit, Science Fiction.

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3 chucksrating
PG-13

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. (2004) Vince Vaughn, Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, Rip Torn, Justin Long, Stephen Root, Joel Moore, Chris Williams, Alan Tudyk. Written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. When a corporate fitness company tries to crush and foreclose on the Average Joe Gym, the regulars of the gym decide to enter the national dodgeball tournament to raise the money they need.

Categories: Comedy, Sports.

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3 chucksrating
G

A Dog Named Christmas. (2009) Noel Fisher, Bruce Greenwood, Linda Emond, Ken Pogue, Sonja Bennett, Carrie Genzel, Josh Young, Carrie Ruscheinsky. Directed by Peter Werner. A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family — and their whole rural community — to participate in a local shelter’s inaugural “Adopt a Dog for Christmas” program.

Categories: Family, Drama.

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3 chucksrating
R

Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark. (2010) Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Bailee Madison, Jack Thompson. Directed by Troy Nixey. While architect Alex Hurst and his new girlfriend Kim restore their Gothic Mansion’s period interiors, Alex’s young daughter Sally discovers an army of beady-eyed, sharp clawed monsters who live in the basement.

Category: Horror.

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NR

Don’t Let Me Go. (2013) Natalia Dyer, Isabelle Fuhrman, Joel Courtney, James le Gros, Peter Bogdanovich. Written and directed by Giorgo Serafini. An ailing father, who is about to undergo a potentially life-threatening surgery, takes his teenage kids into the woods to recapture their early closeness. The three are swept into a supernatural adventure, lead by demons and angels trying to control their destinies. (Not in general release yet. This film has also been known as The Between and The Healer.) View a slide show of stills from the film.

Category: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror.

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2.5 chucks rating PG-13

Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead. (1991) Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, John Getz, Josh Charles, Keith Coogan. Directed by Stephen Herek. Five kids left in the care of a tyrannical babysitter when their mom goes off to Australia for two months are suddenly on their own when the sitter drops dead on the first night. They want their independence, but need money to live on if they are going to have the summer of their dreams. Luckily Sue Ellen, the oldest is able to fake her way into a demanding but well paying job at a clothing design company, which leads to all kinds of changes in her life and that of her sibllings.

Categories: Comedy, Coming of Age, Teenagers.

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3 chucksrating
R

Dopamine. (2003) John Livingston, Sabrina Lloyd, Bruno Campos, Reuben Grundy, Kathleen Antonia, Nicole Wilder, William Windom. Written and directed by Mark Decena. A computer programmer working on a virtual toy project has an on-again off-again romance with a young school teacher he meets while testing the toy in her classroom. Will their love for each other be able to survive their own personal baggage and unwillingness to make commitments?

Category: Drama, Romance.

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2 chucks rating

NR, would be PG

Drake and Josh Go Hollywood — The Movie. (2006) Drake Bell, Josh Peck, Miranda Cosgrove, Jonathan Goldstein, Walter Nichols, Matt Newton, Nancy Sullivan, John J. York, Milo McCrary. Directed by Steven Hoefer. A feature film based on the Nickelodeon TV series about an Drake Parker, an aspiring rock musician and his step-brother, Josh Nichols, who wants to be his manager. When Josh and Drake accidentally put their younger sister on a flight to Los Angeles instead of Denver, they follow her there, manage to get booked into an MTV show, and run into a counterfeiting ring.

Categories: Comedy, Musical, Teenagers.

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2.5 chucks rating R

Dreamcatcher. (2003) Morgan Freeman, Damian Lewis, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee, Timothy Olyphant, Tom Sizemore, Donnie Wahlberg, Mike Holekamp, Reece Thompson, Giacomo Baessato, Joel Palmer, Andrew Robb, Jonathan Kasdan. Directed by Lawrence Kasdan. Four longtime friends, who have shared a psychic connection with each other since as youths they rescused a handicapped kid with special powers, get together for a camping trip in the Maine back country. Soon their good time is interrupted by eel-like alien forces trying to gain a foothold on earth and the government special forces unit sent to eradicate the aliens and anyone coming into contact with them.

Categories: Drama, Science Fiction, Horror.

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2 chucks rating

PG-13

Dreamscape. (1983) Dennis Quaid, Max Von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Eddie Albert, Kate Capshaw, Cory "Bumper" Yothers, George Wendt. Directed by Joseph Ruben. A young psychic is able to enter and participate in other peoples dreams. But another person with evil intentions has also learned the secret, and soon the two are involved in a fantastic duel held in the world of people’s dreams.

Categories: Drama, Science Fiction.

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3 chucksrating
PG-13

The Dream Team. (1989) Michael Keaton, Peter Boyle, Christopher Lloyd, Dennis Boutsikaris, Lorraine Braco. Directed by Howard Zieff. Four mental patients go on a field trip to Yankee Stadium, but when their van has an accident, they are separated from their supervising doctor. The doctor accidentally stumbles into a crime committed by two crooked cops, who attack him and put him in the hospital leaving the four to fend for themselves and eventually try to rescue the doctor.

Category: Comedy.

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3 chucksrating
PG-13

Drowning Mona. (2000) Jamie Lee Curtis, Bette Midler, Danny DeVito, Neve Campbell. Directed by Nick Gomez. An offbeat comedy about the murder of Mona Dearly in a small town. For years Mona manipulated people and drove them crazy, so nearly everyone she knew ends up being a suspect for the local police chief, including his daughter.

Categories: Comedy, Crime and Mystery.

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4 chucks rating
PG

Duma. (2005) Alex Michaeletos, Eamonn Walker, Campbell Scott, Hope Davis. Directed by Carroll Ballard. An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of Xan, a young boy living in South Africa. When family circumstances change, Xan undertakes a trek to return Duma to his natural habitat.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Family, Drama.

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2.5 chucks rating NR, would be PG-13

Dummy. (2008) Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Thomas Grant, Emma Catherwood, Therese Bradley, Moira Brooker. Two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his obsessive younger brother Jack can’t let go and turns a life size mannequin into a brand new mom for him to talk to.

Categories: Coming of Age, Drama.

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NR, would be PG

Dummy the Mummy. (2014) Yahya Gaier, Julian Ras, Roeland Fernhout, Ton Kas, Jennifer Hoffman. Directed by Pim van Hoeve. In a dull village where nothing ever happens, a boy finds a living mummy in his room. Their adventures at school and in the countryside makes up the story.

Categories: Comedy, Family.

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3 chucksrating
PG

The Dust Factory. (2004) Ryan Kelley, Hayden Panettiere, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Kim Myers, George De La Pena, Michael Angarano, Peter Horton. Written and directed by Eric Small. Ryan is a young teenager who has withdrawn into himself after seeing his father die. After a traumatic fall off a railroad trestle, Ryan finds himself in a realm between reality and immortality called the Dust Factory where people walk on water, determine their fate on a circus trapeze, and Ryan’s grandfather, who has Alzheimer’s disease is now lucid. He meets up with Melanie, another lost soul, and together they try to find the courage to return to the world of reality.

Categories: Drama, Coming of Age, Fantasy/Science Fiction.

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