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Kids, the only survivors of a shipwreck, survive on a paradise island.

It's interesting, but not great. I stopped just before reading the chapter "A View to a Death" because it had been boring up to that point, and I could tell it was going to spiral into stupidity without a proper lead and reason for it.

The Deluge - (1974 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072021/

A military man of small renown and great skill is swept up into a conflict that engulfs his nation in war, driving a wedge between himself, his people and his love.

A movie the likes of which I've never seen and doubt I ever will again.



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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1234721/
http://www.robocop.com/

A police officer almost dies in the course of duty, but is converted into a cyborg.

When it came out I was given the impression that it would be bad, especially compared to the original, but it was fair. Not good, but fair.



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G.I. Joe - Retaliation - (2013 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1583421/

An elite enemy group infiltrates the presidency of the United States, and initiates a plan to force the world into disarmament and submission.

A standard American action movie™ of no note.



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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4154796/
https://www.marvel.com/movies/avengers-endgame

An unlikely time-traveler reappears to help defeat a warlord who had unmade half the population of Earth five years ago.

Meh.



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Get Shorty - (1995 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113161/

After meeting people trying to make it big in Hollywood movies, a criminal weans himself off of his old life to try it for himself.

Maybe it's because I saw it "back in the day", but even after re-watching it I still really like it.



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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - (2014 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1291150/
http://www.teenagemutantninjaturtlesmovie.com/

An under-appreciated reporter learns her father's secret experiments had survived his death, in the form of vigilante ninjas.

I had low expectations for this movie, and they were met.



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