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Occidental, CA, USA



Romantic Love

About Last Night... (1986)
Accidental Tourist (1988)
All That Jazz (1979)
Affair to Remember, An (1957)
Officer and a Gentleman, An (1982)
Baby Boom (1987)
Baby M (1988, TV Movie)
Beaches (1988)
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Benny and Joon (1993)
Big Chill
Boy With Green Hair
Boys in the Band
Breakfast Club
Bright Lights, Big City
Broadcast News
Burning Bed
Call Me Anna
Carnal Knowledge
Chantilly Lace
Come Fill the Cup
Cry for Help
The Tracey Thurman Story
Darkness Before Dawn
Days of Wine and Roses
Defending Your Life
Drop Dead Fred
Duet for One
Dying Young
Falling Down
Family of Strangers
Fatal Attraction
Forrest Gump
Four Seasons
Good Mother
Grand Canyon
Great Santini
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
He Said, She Said
Hot Spell
I Know My First Name Is Steven
I Never Sang for My Father
I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
Immediate Family
It's a Wonderful Life
Jo Jo Dancer
Your Life Is Calling
Jason's Lyric
Joy Luck Club
Jungle Fever
Kate's Secret
Lady Sings the Blues
Less Than Zero
Longest Runner
Looking for Mister Goodbar
Lost Weekend
Made in Heaven
Man With the Golden Arm
Memories of Me
Memory of Us
Men Don't Tell
Men's Club
Morning After
Mr. Destiny
Mr. Jones
My Breast
My Name Is Bill W.
Naked Lunch
'Night, Mother
9 1/2 Weeks
Nutty Professor
Ordinary People
Our Very Own
Over Forty
Paris Is Burning
Play Misty for Me
Pretty in Pink
Pretty Woman
Prince of Tides
Rape and Marriage
The Rideout Case
Rape of Richard Beck
Regarding Henry
Rocket Gibraltar
Room with a View
Same Time Next Year
Sarah 'II Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic
Shakespeare in Love
She Said No
Shirley Valentine
Sid and Nancy
Six Weeks
Sleepless in Seattle
St. Elmo's Fire
Stanley and Iris
Steel Magnolias
Summer of '42
Tales of Manhattan
Terms of Endearment
That's Life
Thelma and Louise
This Boy's Life
Three Faces of Eve
To Kill a Mockingbird
Torch Song Trilogy
Ultimate Betrayal
Under the Influence
Wall Street
Way We Were
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
When a Man Loves a Woman
When Harry Met Sally
Women of Brewster Place