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

 

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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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The Object of My Affection cover

3 chucksrating

R

The Object of My Affection. (1968) Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston, Alan Alda, Nigel Hawthorne, John Pankow, Tim Daly. Directed by Nicholas Hytner. Nina falls in love with her new roommate, George, even though he’s gay and loves her purely as a friend. When she becomes pregnant she realizes that she would rather raise her child with George than her boyfriend, a decision that forces the threesome to explore the fine line between love, sex, and friendship.

Categories: Comedy, Romance.

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The Odd Couple cover

3 chucksrating

G

The Odd Couple. (1968) Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon, Herb Edelman, Monica Evans. Directed by Gene Saks. The film adaption of the Neil Simon comedy about two divorced men who decide to share a New York apartment. Much of the comedy comes off the interplay between fussy, fastidious Felix and messy and disorganized Oscar.

Categories: Comedy.

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Odd Squad: the movie cover

2 chucks rating

NR

Odd Squad: The Movie. (2016) Dalila Bela, Sean Michael Kyer, Millie Davis, Filip Geljo, Isaac Kragten, Olivia Presti, Anna Cathcart, Will Bowes. Directed by J. J. Johnson. Odd Squad is forced out of business when Weird Team, a rival team of adults, arrives with a gadget that solves odd problems faster than they could. But while leading normal lives, the Odd Squad agents discover that Weird Team isn't solving problems, just covering them up.

Categories: Comedy, Family.

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Olli in the Underworld

3 chucksrating

NR

Olli in der Unterwelt (Olli in the Underworld). (1993) Hannes Wegener, Arno Wyzniewski, Winfred Glatzader, Marion Wolf, Natescha Hackwin, Tobias Schenke, Mirko Buchman, Felix Philipper, Nadine Richter, Patrick Kaul, Agatha Oniszk Moll, Fabian Oscar Wien. Directed by Jürgen Brauer. Olli comes to Berlin from the village of Trietzschen to visit his older sister who has left on a trip of her own. Wandering the city streets and railway yards, Olli runs into a gang of kids, meets Robinson, an eccentric inventor who lives in a vintage subway car in an abandoned underground train tunnel, and must deal with two thugs who kidnap Olli and Robinson in order to steal the valuable car.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Family.

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Once Bitten cover

2.5 chucks rating
PG-13

Once Bitten. (1985) Jim Carrey, Lauren Hutton, Karen Kopins, Cleavon Little, Thomas Ballatore, Skip Lackey. Directed by Howard Storm. Teenager Mark Kendall dreams of going all the way with his reluctant girl friend who tells him he must wait. But things change when he meets a beautiful vampire who must drink the blood of a male virgin three times before Halloween or show her real age.

Categories: Comedy, Horror.

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One Crazy Summer cover

2.5 chucks rating
PG

One Crazy Summer. (1986) John Cusack, Demi Moore, Bobcat Goldthwait, Curtis Armstrong. Directed by Savage Steve Holland. A prospective art student wants to write and illustrate a love story, and goes to Nantucket to spend the summer and get the necessary romantic experience.

Categories: Comedy, Romance.

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One Fine Day cover

2.5 chucks rating
PG

One Fine Day. (1996) Michelle Pfeiffer, George Clooney, Mae Whitman, Alex D. Linz, Charles Durning. Directed by Michael Hoffman. Two single parents with opposite personalities end up spending the day watching each other’s kids in this romantic comedy.

Categories: Comedy, Romance.

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One Night at McCool's cover

3 chucksrating

R

One Night at McCool’s. (2001) Liv Taylor, Matt Dillon, Paul Reiser, John Goodman, Michael Douglas, Reba McEntire, Richard Jenkins, Andrew Dice Clay. Directed by Harald Zwart. Three unsuspecting men, a bartender, a lawyer, and a cop, all fall head over heels in love with the same sexy lady in this raucous comedy told from three different points of view.

Categories: Comedy, Crime and Mystery, Romance, Sexually Explicit.

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One on One cover

3 chucksrating

PG

One on One. (1977) Robby Benson, Annette O’Toole, G. D. Spradin. Directed by Lamont Johnson. When young Henry Steele, a high school basketball star from a small town, come to Los Angeles and big time college basketball, he is quickly overwhelmed by the corruption of the system and the overbearing coach. Soon he finds himself fighting for his scholarship and college career.

Categories: Drama, Coming of Age.

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The Orphanage cover

3 chucksrating

R

The Orphanage. (2007) Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo,  Roger Príncep,  Mabel Rivera,  Montserrat Carulla. Directed by Guillermon del Toro. Returning to her childhood home, a mysterious, seaside orphanage, Laura and her family unkowingly unleash a long-forgotten, evil spirit.

Categories: Drama, Horror.

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Oskar and Josefine cover

3 chucksrating

PG-13

Oskar & Josefine. (2005) Pernille Kaae Høier, Mikkel Konyher, Kjeld Nørgaard, Adam Gilbert Jespersen, Frits Helmuth, Jesper Langberg, Anna Egholm, Jesper Asholt, Søren Søtter-Lassen. Directed by Carsten Myllerup. Oskar and Josefine, two 12-year-old Danish kids go to visit Oskar’s grandparents for the summer. Josefine receives a medallion from a man that allows the two to time travel 400 years in the past and interact with Oskar’s ancestors.

Categories: Action/Adventure, Family, Fantasy.

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The Outsiders cover

3 chucksrating

PG-13

The Outsiders. (1983) C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe, Diane Lane, Emilio Estevez, Tom Cruise, Tom Waits. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Set in Oklahoma in the sixties, this adaption of the S. E. Hinton novel is about the class warfare between two rival groups of teenagers from the opposite sides of the tracks: the “greasers”, poor kids from dysfunctional families with limited prospects, and the “socs” (pronounced with a soft “C” as in society), affluent kids from the nice part of town who want to control things and keep the “greasers” in line.

Categories: Drama, Coming of Age, Teenagers.

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