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A Clockwork Orange 1971 Stanley Kubrick's relentless adaptation of the Anthony Burgess novel depicts a brutal world of violence and nihilism that continues to shock audiences nearly a half century after its release. Best Comedy Movies on Netflix Right Now Jim Carrey had a very busy year in 1994, starring in no fewer than three soon-to-be-classic comedies. Snatch stars Jason Statham, Benicio Del Toro, Dennis Farina, Vinnie Jones, Jason Flemying and a nigh-incomprehensible Brad Pitt in a movie full of wacky plot twists, interconnected storylines and a truly unique sense of visual style. It's schadenfreude at its best. April 16 Super Monsters Furever Friends The Super Monsters gather in the park on the first night of spring for games and fun with their family and friends and to meet their oh-so-cute monster pets.
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