A woman and a burglar hatch a scheme to swipe a forgery from an art museum to conceal her father's art forgeries.
This is a darkly comedic tale of love, revenge, and the fickle nature of human morality. It tells the story of Matt, a down-on-his-luck loser who on his birthday night discovers his fiancee, Jessica, in bed with another man. As Matt learns the true depth of Jessica's betrayal, he begins a downward spiral revenge quest that pits him face to face with a wide array of characters including an eccentric pawn shop owner, an aging stripper, and a barber with an agenda.
Follows the Robins, an underdog Little League team, through their 1974 season with newcomer and autistic baseball savant, Rafer. Team leader Zack takes Rafer under his wing despite taunting from their rivals, the Hawks. Their coach and the rest of the Robins encourage Rafer as the team rises towards an unlikely championship season.
When a hard-partying high school senior falls for a girl who has never had a boyfriend and has plans for the future, he realizes he needs to change.
A lawyer makes a risky entrance into the drug trade, and gambles that the consequences won't catch up with him.
Four best friends in their late-60s decide to escape retirement and throw a Las Vegas bachelor party for the only one of them who has remained single
Bachelor Valentin Bravo has his life turned upside down when a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep. They move to L.A. in search of the mother, but are unable to find her. So he decides to raise the baby on his own and gets a job as one of Hollywood's top stuntmen.
When two orphans, Bianca and Tomas meet up with Tomas' gym rat friends, they concoct an elaborate scheme to rob an aging movie star and one-time Mr. Universe, Maciste. The boys enlist Bianca to seduce the now blind star so they can get access to his hidden fortune. At once a sly psychological thriller with erotic overtones, it finds a young woman faced with amoral dilemma as a unique friendship develops between her and her actor in his crumbling mansion.
The harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Having no way to contact his family, and fearing for his life if he told the truth, Solomon Northup was sold from plantation to plantation in Louisiana, toiling under cruel masters for twelve years before meeting Samuel Bass, a Canadian who finally put him in touch with his family, and helped start the process to regain his freedom.
A bitter, aging literature professor falls for a former student, and everything turns sunny-side up until his dysfunctional family gets involved.
The story of the love affair between American poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares.