May 2020 Movie Releases


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Below a list of the new movies to get released in May 2020:

Movie Title: Arkansas
Genre: Crime/Drama
Director: Clark Duke
Written by: Andrew Boonkrong, Clark Duke
Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Clark Duke, Vince Vaughn, John Malkovich, Vivica A. Fox, Eden Brolin
Release Date: Fri 01, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: In Clark Duke's directorial debut, Kyle (Liam Hemsworth) and Swin (Clark Duke) live by the orders of an Arkansas-based drug kingpin named Frog (Vince Vaughn), whom they've never met. Posing as junior park rangers by day, they operate as low-level drug couriers by night under the watchful eye of Frog's proxies (John Malkovich and Vivica A. Fox). Swin then settles into his day job by taking up a relationship with Johnna (Eden Brolin) against orders to blend in while Kyle continues to question his night job by trying to figure out who Frog really is. Their world is then upended after one too many inept decisions, and Kyle, Swin, and Johanna find themselves directly in Frog's crosshairs, who mistakenly sees them as a threat to his empire. Based on John Brandon's best-selling book of the same name, ARKANSAS weaves together three decades of Deep South drug trafficking to explore the cycle of violence that turns young men into criminals, and old men into legends.The movie trailer of Arkansas:


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Movie Title: Endings Beginnings
Genre: Drama
Director: Drake Doremus
Written by: Jardine Libaire, Drake Doremus
Starring: Shailene Woodley, Jamie Dornan, Sebastian Stan, Matthew Gray Gubler, Lindsay Sloane, Kyra Sedgwick
Release Date: Fri 01, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: A 30-something woman navigating through love and heartbreak over the course of one year. During that time, she will unlock the secrets to her life in a sudden turn of events and in the most surprising of places.The movie trailer of Endings Beginnings:


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Movie Title: The Wretched
Genre: Horror
Director: Brett Pierce, Drew T. Pierce
Written by: Brett Pierce, Drew T. Pierce
Starring: John-Paul Howard, Piper Curda, Jamison Jones, Azie Tesfai, Richard Ellis, Zarah Mahler, Kevin Bigley
Release Date: Fri 01, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: Following his parents' separation, a rebellious teenage boy, Ben, is sent to live with his father for the summer and work at the local marina in order to gain some form of discipline. The idyllic tourist town offers little solace for him, however, as he is forced to deal with the local, privileged teens and his father's new girlfriend. Ben's problems grow increasingly disturbing when he makes a chilling discovery about the family renting the house next door. A malevolent spirit from the woods has taken a hold of the parents and starts playing a sinister game of house, preying upon the children and wiping away any trace of their existence. Ben's suspicions of the supernatural horrors go unheeded and he launches a perilous crusade in order to put an end to the skin-walking witch's reign of terror. Chilling and suspenseful, THE WRETCHED offers a modern update to the retro young hero's mission like that of The Goonies, and promises to make viewers wary of every dark corner they encounter after witnessing its terrifying tale.The movie trailer of The Wretched:


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Movie Title: Intrigo Samaria
Genre: Crime/Drama
Director: Daniel Alfredson
Written by: Daniel Alfredson, Birgitta Bongenhielm, Hakan Nesser
Starring: Phoebe Fox, Andrew Buchan, Millie Brady, Jeff Fahey, Michael Byrne, Cal MacAninch
Release Date: Tue 05, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: Nineteen-year-old Vera Kall cycles home through the night. She arrives at a farm, leaves her bike and sneaks quietly in through the door. She enters the kitchen and doesn't even have time to notice that she's not alone. The sudden blow is heavy and knocks Vera headlong onto the kitchen floor where she is left lying. Henry is a successful copywriter in Antwerp. One day he is approached by Paula, a documentary filmmaker. Ten years earlier, she was Vera's classmate. Now she plans to make a film about Vera and wants Henry to become involved as he was their teacher back then in the city of Münster. Despite his plea of innocence Jakob Kall sits imprisoned for the murder of his daughter. This tragic and brutal story brings Paula and Henry together as they search for the truth behind what really happened, and why Vera's body was never found. Both Henry and Paula carry well-hidden secrets which are slowly and inexorably forced out into the open. But the big question remains; is the man incarcerated in the maximum-security section of Bittinger prison really Vera's killer?The movie trailer of Intrigo Samaria:


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Movie Title: Z
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director: Brandon Christensen
Written by: Brandon Christensen, Colin Minihan
Starring: Keegan Connor Tracy, Jett Klyne, Sean Rogerson, Sara Canning, Stephen McHattie
Release Date: Thu 07, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: A couple is shaken to the core when their eight-year-old son begins hanging out with a creepy and ominous imaginary friend.The movie trailer of Z:


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Movie Title: CRSHD
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Emily Cohn
Written by: Emily Cohn
Starring: Isabelle Barbier, Shelby Brunn, Daniel Cramer, Raph Fineberg, L.H. González, Callie Harlow, Will Janowitz, Deeksha Ketkar, Peter Lawson Jones, Dylan Rogers, Sadie Scott, Abdul Seidu, Jerry Lee Tucker
Release Date: Fri 08, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: On the last night of her college freshman year, Izzy tries to lose her virginity with the help of her two best friends--but their only hope is getting into an exclusive, invite-only Crush Party.The movie trailer of CRSHD:


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Movie Title: How to Build a Girl
Genre: Comedy
Director: Coky Giedroyc
Written by: Caitlin Moran, John Niven
Starring: Beanie Feldstein, Alfie Allen, Paddy Considine, Chris Odowd, Lucy Punch, Jameela Jamil, Emma Thompson
Release Date: Fri 08, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: Johana Morrigan (Beanie Feldstein) is a bright, quirky, 16-year-old who uses her colorful imagination to regularly escape her humdrum life in Wolverhampton and live out her creative fantasies. Desperate to break free from the overcrowded flat she shares with her four brothers and eccentric parents, she submits an earnestly penned and off-beat music review to a group of self-important indie rock critics at a weekly magazine. Despite being brushed off initially, Johana clamors to the top of the '90s rock music scene by reinventing herself as Dolly Wilde – a venerable, impossible-to-please music critic with an insatiable lust for fame, fortune, and men. It isn't long before the rapid pace at which Johana's life is changing becomes overwhelming and she runs face-first into a devastatingly real, existential crisis: Is this the type of girl she wants to become? Or does she need to start over and build again from the ground up? Based on the best-selling novel by Caitlin Moran, How to Build a Girl is a sassy, sexy, and a profoundly touching coming-of-age comedy that traces the rocky road to womanhood through the lens of a unique and wildly hilarious protagonist. Co-starring Alfie Allen, Paddy Considine, Chris O'Dowd, and Emma Thompson.The movie trailer of How to Build a Girl:


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Movie Title: Intrigo Dear Agnes
Genre: Crime/Drama
Director: Daniel Alfredson
Written by: Daniel Alfredson, Birgitta Bongenhielm, Hakan Nesser
Starring: Gemma Chan, Carla Juri, Jamie Sives, Predrag Bjelac, John Sessions, Jason Wong, Cal Macaninch, Kim Adis, Ed Cooper Clarke, Laurie Kynaston, Ash Hunter, Ivana Dudic, Jacob James Beswick, Tor Clark, Christopher Crema, Clemmie Dugdale, Aleksandra Lojic, Emily Wing-Yan Ng, Chloe Sam-Yee Ng
Release Date: Fri 08, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: From bestselling author Håkan Nesser and the director of The Girl Who Played with Fire comes this intense thriller about good friends and evil deeds. With the death of her husband, Agnes (Carla Juri, Blade Runner 2049) is desperate for money. Then she runs into her old friend Henny (Gemma Chan, Captain Marvel), who is enraged at her unfaithful spouse, Peter (Jamie Sives, Chernobyl). Henny makes Agnes a shocking offer—enough cash to live a better life, if she will murder Peter—leading to an explosive, unforgettable climax.The movie trailer of Intrigo Dear Agnes:


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Movie Title: Sweetness in the Belly
Genre: Drama
Director: Zeresenay Mehari
Written by: Camilla Gibb, Laura Phillips
Starring: Dakota Fanning, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Kunal Nayyar, Wunmi Mosaku, Gavin Drea, Peter Bankole, Amerjit Deu, Neelam Bakshi
Release Date: Fri 08, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: Based on the novel by Camilla Gibb, Lilly is an English child abandoned in Africa, forced to flee Ethiopia for England amid civil war. There she befriends Amina, an Ethiopian refugee, and they begin a mission to reunite scattered families.The movie trailer of Sweetness in the Belly:


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Movie Title: The High Note
Genre: Drama
Director: Nisha Ganatra
Written by: Flora Greeson
Starring: Dakota Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Ice Cube, Zoe Chao, Eddie Izzard, Bill Pullman, Diplo
Release Date: Fri 08, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross), a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights. Maggie (Dakota Johnson) is Grace's overworked personal assistant who's stuck running errands, but still aspires to her childhood dream of becoming a music producer. When Grace's manager (Ice Cube) presents her with a choice that could alter the course of her career, Maggie and Grace come up with a plan that could change their lives forever.The movie trailer of The High Note:


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Movie Title: The Personal History of David Copperfield
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Armando Iannucci
Written by: Simon Blackwell, Charles Dickens, Armando Iannucci
Starring: Dev Patel, Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie, Peter Capaldi, Ben Whishaw, Aneurin Barnard, Gwendoline Christie, Benedict Wong, Paul Whitehouse, Morfydd Clark, Rosalind Eleazar, Anthony Welsh
Release Date: Fri 08, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: A modern take on Charles Dickens' classic tale of a young orphan who is able to triumph over many obstacles.The movie trailer of The Personal History of David Copperfield:


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Movie Title: Valley Girl
Genre: Comedy/Musical
Director: Rachel Lee Goldenberg
Written by: Amy Talkington, Andrew Lane, Wayne Crawford
Starring: Jessica Rothe, Joshua Whitehouse, Jessie Ennis, Ashleigh Murray, Chloe Bennet, Mae Whitman, Mario Revolori, Judy Greer, Alicia Silverstone, Camila Morrone
Release Date: Fri 08, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: Julie (Jessica Rothe) is the ultimate ‘80s Valley Girl. A creative free spirit; Julie's time is spent with her best friends shopping at the Galleria mall and making plans for senior prom. That is, until she falls hard for Randy (Joshua Whitehouse), a Sunset Strip punk rocker, who challenges everything the Valley and Julie stand for. Despite push-back from friends and family, Julie must break out of the safety of her world to follow her heart and discover what it really means to be a Valley Girl. Set to a rock 'n roll ‘80s soundtrack produced by legendary Harvey Mason, Jr. with dance numbers by choreographer Mandy Moore, Valley Girl is a musical adaptation of the classic 1983 hit film that changed American teenage life forever.The movie trailer of Valley Girl:


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Movie Title: Walkaway Joe
Genre: Drama/Action/Adventure
Director: Tom Wright
Written by: Michael Milillo
Starring: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, David Strathairn, Julie Ann Emery
Release Date: Fri 08, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: In the tradition of American classics, WALKAWAY JOE is the story of an unlikely friendship between a young boy searching for his father, and a wandering loner hiding from his past. In each other they experience the power of a second chance, and a shot at redemption.The movie trailer of Walkaway Joe:


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Movie Title: A Nun's Curse
Genre: Horror
Director: Tommy Faircloth
Written by: Tommy Faircloth
Starring: Felissa Rose, Damian Maffei, Gunner Willis, Kristi Ray, Jason Vail, Michael James Daly, Erika Edwards, Jason Bracht, Ashley-Kae Luker, Sean Krumbholz
Release Date: Tue 12, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: A group of travelers are forced to seek shelter inside an abandoned jail where a notorious nun named Sister Monday had once been assigned and was suspected of murdering prisoners.The movie trailer of A Nun's Curse:


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Movie Title: Evil Little Things
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Director: Matt Green
Written by: Nancy Knight
Starring: Zach Galligan, Hannah Fierman, Piper Collins, Jonathan Horne, L.A. Winters, Courtney Lakin, Cory Anderson, Linda A. Zollo, Geoff McKnight, Drew Youngblood, Mason Wells, Timothy J. Richardson, Matt Green, Randy Uecker, Courtney Hogan, Peyton J. Evans, Lilliam Gray, Tiffany Dineen, Nancy Knight, Demetrice Byrd, Benny Demuis, Yasmin Bakhtiari
Release Date: Tue 12, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: Evil Little Things begins when a young boy finds a mystical toymaker with stories to tell. The first is of a leprechaun seeking revenge on a defenseless family. The second is of a doll who works evil on her fragile owner. The toymaker gives the boy a clown named Giggles. Clowns are supposed to be the guardians of happiness, right? These 'evil little things' will cause you many sleepless nights.The movie trailer of Evil Little Things:


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Movie Title: The Wrong Missy
Genre: Comedy/Romance
Director: Tyler Spindel
Written by: Chris Pappas, Kevin Barnett
Starring: David Spade, Lauren Lapkus, Nick Swardson, Molly Sims, Rob Schneider, Jorge Garcia, Sarah Chalke, Geoff Pierson, Chris Witaske, Vanilla Ice
Release Date: Wed 13, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: When Tim Morris meets his dream girl and their relationship quickly escalates through texts, he throws caution to the wind and invites her to his company's corporate retreat on an island resort... However, when a past blind date from hell shows up at the airport for the weekend getaway instead, he learns too late that he's been texting the Wrong Missy.The movie trailer of The Wrong Missy:


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Movie Title: Blood and Money
Genre: Action/Adventure/Thriller
Director: John Barr
Written by: John Barr, Alan Petherick
Starring: Tom Berenger, Kristen Hager, Paul Ben-Victor, Erica McDermott, Gary Tanguay
Release Date: Fri 15, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: In Blood and Money, a retired Marine (Berenger) hunting in Northern Maine discovers a dead woman and a large sum of money. The story spirals out of control when he encounters a group of criminals in search of the money. The stark and frigid winter landscape frames what turns into a test of will and survival.The movie trailer of Blood and Money:


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Movie Title: Castle in the Ground
Genre: Drama
Director: Joey Klein
Written by: Joey Klein
Starring: Imogen Poots, Neve Campbell, Alex Wolff, Keir Gilchrist, Tom Cullen, Star Slade, Kiowa Gordon, Marie-Josee Dionne, Annastasia Boston, Donno Mitoma, Liam Siebolt
Release Date: Fri 15, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: Henry (Alex Wolff) is a devout caretaker of his chronically ill single mother (Neve Campbell). His girlfriend, and lone support system, is about to leave for college. His relatives and their obligatory condolences frustrate more than comfort. His only focus in life is to nurse his mother back to health; it is his only point of meaning; his obsession. So when his mother suddenly dies, and with him feeling largely complicit, he is left not only grief-stricken but irrevocably without purpose. Overcome now with new grief and guilt, he falls into a world of addiction, abusing his mother's leftover stash of Oxycontin 80s…The only person in his life that isn't placating to his loss is his subversive new neighbor ANA (Imogen Poots), who's across the hall and trying to kick her own habit just as Henry is developing his. As they form an unlikely friendship based in equal parts on drug dependency and commiseration, they become ensnared in a deadly situation involving a missing bag of drugs.The movie trailer of Castle in the Ground:


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Movie Title: Proximity
Genre: Science-Fiction
Director: Eric Demeusy
Written by: Eric Demeusy, Jason Mitcheltree
Starring: Ryan Masson, Highdee Kuan, Christian Prentice
Release Date: Fri 15, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: A young NASA JPL scientist is abducted by extraterrestrials but when no one believes his story he becomes obsessed with finding proof which leads him on a journey of discovery.The movie trailer of Proximity:


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Movie Title: Scoob
Genre: Animation
Director: Tony Cervone
Written by: Matt Lieberman, Adam Sztykiel
Starring: Frank Welker, Zac Efron, Gina Rodriguez
Release Date: Fri 15, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: Scooby and the gang face their most challenging mystery ever: a plot to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world. As they race to stop this dogpocalypse, the gang discovers that Scooby has an epic destiny greater than anyone imagined.

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The movie trailer of Scoob:


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Movie Title: The Vast of Night
Genre: Fantasy, Science-Fiction
Director: Andrew Patterson
Written by: James Montague, Craig W. Sanger
Starring: Sierra McCormick, Jake Horowitz, Gail Cronauer, Bruce Davis
Release Date: Fri 15, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: In the twilight of the 1950s, on one fateful night in New Mexico, a young switchboard operator Fay and charismatic radio DJ Everett discover a strange audio frequency that could change their small town and the future forever.The movie trailer of The Vast of Night:


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Movie Title: Body Cam
Genre: Horror
Director: Malik Vitthal
Written by: Nicholas McCarthy, Richmond Riedel
Starring: Mary J. Blige, Nat Wolff, Anika Noni Rose, Theo Rossi, David Zayas, Demetrius Grosse
Release Date: Tue 19, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: While investigating the bizarre murder of a fellow officer, veteran Renee Lomito (Mary J. Blige) discovers a mysterious figure in their body cam footage. Haunted by visions of the event, she suspects something supernatural is targeting the cops in her unit. Now, in a race against time to find the one person she thinks can stop these killings, Renee uncovers a sinister secret among the police force surrounding the shooting and cover up of an unarmed youth. Nat Wolff also stars in this intense action thriller.The movie trailer of Body Cam:


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Movie Title: The Trip To Greece
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Starring: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Marta Barrio, Cordelia Bugeja, Richard Clews, Rebecca Johnson, Claire Keelan, Justin Edwards, Tim Leach, Harry Tayler, Tessa Walker
Release Date: Fri 22, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: Director Michael Winterbottom reunites comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon in stunningly beautiful Greece to retrace Odysseus's footsteps in this fourth and final installment of the gut-busting comedy series, the culmination of almost 10 years of collaboration. When Odysseus left Troy it took him ten years to get back to his home in Ithaca. Steve and Rob have only six days on their own personal odyssey in THE TRIP TO GREECE. On the way they argue about tragedy and comedy, astronomy and biology, myth, history, democracy and the meaning of life! Featuring locations such as: Temple of Apollo at Delphi, the Ancient Agora of Athens, the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, the unique island of Hydra, the Caves of Diros, Nestor's Palace, Niokastro Fortress in Pylos, and Ancient Stagira, as well as a lot of shooting in restaurants and hotels in Athens, Hydra, Lesvos, Chalkidiki, Pelion, Kavala, and at the Peloponnese.The movie trailer of The Trip To Greece:


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Movie Title: End of Sentence
Genre: Drama
Director: Elfar Adalsteins
Written by: Michael Armbruster
Starring: John Hawkes, Logan Lerman, Sarah Bolger, Olafur Darri Olafsson
Release Date: Fri 29, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: After being widowed, Frank Fogle (John Hawkes) reluctantly embarks on a journey to honor his wife's last wish of spreading her ashes in a remote lake in her native Ireland and a promise of taking his estranged son, Sean (Logan Lerman), along for the trip. Between a disconcerting Irish wake, the surfacing of an old flame, the pick up of a pretty hitchhiker and plenty of unresolved issues, the journey becomes a little more than father and son had bargained for.The movie trailer of End of Sentence:


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Movie Title: The Green Knight
Genre: Drama/Fantasy
Director: David Lowery
Written by: David Lowery
Starring: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Sean Harris, Kate Dickie, Barry Keoghan, Ralph Ineson, Sarita Choudhury, Erin Kellyman
Release Date: Fri 29, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur's reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men. Gawain contends with ghosts, giants, thieves, and schemers in what becomes a deeper journey to define his character and prove his worth in the eyes of his family and kingdom by facing the ultimate challenger. From visionary filmmaker David Lowery comes a fresh and bold spin on a classic tale from the knights of the round table.The movie trailer of The Green Knight:


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Movie Title: Windows On The World
Genre: Drama
Director: Michael D. Olmos
Written by: Robert Mailer Anderson, Zack Anderson
Starring: Edward James Olmos, Ryan Guzman, Chelsea Gilligan, Glynn Turman, Rene Auberjonois, Steven Spinella, Julie Carmen, Richard Cabral
Release Date: Fri 29, May 2020

Plot Synopsis: On September 11, 2001, Fernando and his family in Mexico watch the news as the Twin Towers collapse. His father, Balthazar, is an undocumented worker on the top floor in the Windows on the World restaurant. Three weeks pass – no word from Balthazar. As the family grieves, Fernando's distraught mother swears she sees her husband on news footage - escaping from the building ALIVE. Heroic Fernando decides to take the epic journey from Mexico to New York City to find his father and save his family. Along the way, he finds love and befriends an eclectic group of international characters that help him restore his faith in humanity, as Fernando discovers the hard truths about his father, the melting pot of America, and the immigrant experience.The movie trailer of Windows On The World:


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