Best known for her title role in the original cast of Miss Saigon, this film marks the first lead movie role for actress Lea Salonga. As an adopted piano prodigy in search of her biological father, the film deals with the theme of finding your true self in all aspects of life, not just nationality. The exceptional performances of John Lithgow and Jeff Daniels add to the star-quality of this film.
Starring: Jeff Daniels, Lea Salonga, Debra Monkmore hide
A pair of seventh-grade outcasts form a unique friendship when a physically disabled student (Kieran Culkin) is assigned to tutor a bullied, overweight classmate. Also starring Sharon Stone and Gena Rowlands.
Still racked with guilt over a past tragedy, college graduate and medical school hopeful (Amber Tamblyn) returns home to share some bad news with her family. Instead, she realizes she must first confront the past before she can ever move forward.
Starring: Amber Tamblyn, Jennifer Ehle, Henry Czemy
Based on a true story, when six soldiers return home from WWII to find their small town overrun with corruption, they realize their fight for freedom is far from over. Starring Tom Sizemore and Kathleen Quinlan.
Starring: Brad Johnson, Kathleen Quinlan, Tom Sizemore
Forced to choose between her unborn child and the man she loves, a young mother (Kimberly Williams-Paisley) struggles to raise a child with disabilities, learning along the way that she may be single, but she's not alone. (2001)
Starring: Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Campbell Scott, Eric Close
Based on a true story, a British soldier stranded in enemy territory during WWII falls in love with a local Italian girl. But with the Germans advancing, the war that brought them together could now separate them forever.
Starring: Callum Blue, Barbora Bobulova, Peter Bowles
When a sham marriage with a Russian bride goes awry, a Czech bachelor is left to take care of the woman's five-year-old son, who only speaks Russian. Academy Award Winner for Best Foreign Language Film. (Dubbed in English)
Starring: Zdenek Sverak, Andrei Chalimon, Libuse Safrankova
Based on his autobiographical, bestselling novel, writer Mitch Albom (Tuesdays with Morrie) reluctantly agrees to pen the eulogy of his childhood rabbi. Starring Bradley Whitford and Laurence Fishburne. (2011)
Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Martin Landau, Bradley Whitford
The mother of a terminally ill ten-year-old boy, desperate to fulfill her son's dying wish, convinces renowned entomologist (William Hurt) to guide them through the Costa Rican jungle in search of the legendary "blue butterfly". Based on a true story.
Starring: William Hurt, Pascale Bussieres, Marc Donato
With his marriage on the line, a social worker who supervises a household of mentally challenged men struggles to balance his job with his neglected personal life. Starring Nathan Lane and Mare Winningham.
Starring: Nathan Lane, Robert Sean Leonard, Tony Goldwyn
After her newlywed husband goes off to fight during WWII, a London bride and her newborn baby are left awaiting his return at his family's remote farm in Canada - a place much different than what he described. (2001)
A boy stops talking after losing his mother, and from then on, is perceived as deaf and mute by the whole town. After twenty years, he finds himself the guardian of many secrets...but are some too dangerous to keep? Starring Matthew Modine, James Earl Jones, and Jerry O'Connell. (1997)
Starring: Matthew Modine, James Earl Jones, Claire Bloom