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Joe

Joe is living the American dream with a nice house, nice cars, great family. However, God and the devil get together every thousand years to bet on a man’s life with the fate of the world is at stake. The man gets hit with a lifetime of trouble in one week.

Juliet

A twentysomething woman learns she is a descendant of one of the feuding families made infamous in Romeo and Juliet. She travels to Italy and discovers that the 600-year-old curse is still in effect and her fate is tied to literature’s greatest lovers.

Joe Namath Movie

The movie will follow the quarterback's career from Bear Bryant's football program at the University of Alabama to the New York Jets of the NFL to his guarantee that his Jet would defeat the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III. All this while Broadway Joe battled knee problems so bad that he was actually denied entry into the Vietnam War. Of course, he went on to win the Super Bowl and become a cultural icon.

Jason and the Argonauts...

On the eve of WWII, a group of treasure hunters think they've figured out the location of the fabled sunken ship of Jason and the Argonauts, a vessel whose contents are believed to contain the mythical Golden Fleece.

Jack & Dick

Follows the friendship between political rivals John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, from their early years as Senators to the race for the Presidency, leading up to the historic 1960's televised debate.

Jane Steele

Jane Steele, a fresh and determined Victorian orphan (unlike her idol Jane Eyre) does not accept her place in life without a fight. Fiercely intelligent and resourceful, Steele is forced to resort to extreme measures to make sure that life turns out the way she needs.

Japan Took the J.A.P. O...

A woman relocates to Japan six days after marrying her husband, who has taken a one-year teaching job in Nagoya. Having left her valet-defined L.A. life behind, the woman endures the abrupt transition to a culture severely lacking in manicures and Jewish-American women but teeming with cooking, cleaning and commuting duties.

Jawbreaker

America responds to the terrorist attacks with an invasion of Afghanistan and a hunt for 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden.

Jump Around

A group of teenagers form a double-dutch jump-roping team at their high school and compete for a spot in an international competition.

Jailhouse Rock

An "American Idol"-like singing contest is held in an Arizona jail where a heavy-metal musician-turned-detention officer rallies thousands of inmates to particpate. Cell block hostilities are curtailed as inmates rally around the contestants. Alice Cooper is a guest judge for the finals.

Jesus of Nazareth

Paul Verhoeven's take on the life of Jesus Christ discounts all the miracles that inform the New Testament.

Jimi

Set during the last nine days of musician, singer, and songwriter Jimi Hendrix's life.

Joe Golem and the Drown...

Follows an orphaned teenage girl, an aging magician, a lunatic scientist, a Victorian occult detective, and the stalwart sidekick, Joe Golem—a man whose strange dreams hint of a history he has forgotten–as they struggle for the fate of an alternate 1970s lower Manhattan.

Joe Louis Project

Boxer Joe Louis becomes a symbolic figure in boxing during early global tensions leading to World War II.

Joseph and the Amazing ...

Joseph, a handsome young man, is his father's favorite child and is able to interpret dreams. He is also the bearer of an amazing coat. His eleven brothers become insatiably jealous and sell Joseph into slavery. After refusing the advances of his owner's wife, Joseph is sent to jail. Once in jail, he quickly becomes popular due to his ability to interpret dreams. The Pharaoh soon hears of Joseph's ability and appoints him to the post of Number Two man in Egypt. Years later, Joseph's now starving brothers arrive in Egypt and ask Joseph, whom they don't recognize, for assistance. Joseph, in turn, gives his brothers a scare, but eventually grants them all they desire, reveals his identity, and reunites the family.

Josephine Baker's Last ...

During the Jazz Age, Josephine Baker rises from the slums of St. Louis to become the toast of Europe. She also is an undercover agent for the French resistance during World War II and later in life becomes a civil rights activist. She is the only woman to stand alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and speak at the 1963 March on Washington.