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Mrs. Doubtfire, 2h5
Directed by Chris Columbus, Chuck Jones
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality, L'usurpation d'identité, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Musical films, Children's films, Escroquerie, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Robin Williams, Sally Field, Lisa Jakub, Matthew Lawrence, Mara Wilson, Pierce Brosnan

Daniel Hillard is a voice actor living in San Francisco, California. Daniel is doing voices for a cat and bird cartoon, and has objections to the bird smoking a cigarette. He says it teaches kids that it's cool to smoke and he will not do it. The producers tell him to either follow the script or lose his job. Daniel chooses to quit, and walks out.
Catch Me If You Can, 2h21
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes La provence, Transport films, L'usurpation d'identité, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Heist films, Chase films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Amy Adams, Martin Sheen, Nathalie Baye

In 1963, teen-aged Frank Abagnale (Leonardo DiCaprio) lives in New Rochelle, New York with his father Frank Abagnale, Sr. (Christopher Walken), and French mother Paula (Nathalie Baye). When Frank Sr. is denied a business loan at Chase Manhattan Bank due to unknown difficulties with the IRS, the family is forced to move from their large home to a small apartment. Paula carries on an affair with Jack (James Brolin), a friend of her husband. Meanwhile, Frank poses as a substitute teacher in his French class. Frank’s parents file for divorce, and Frank runs away. When he runs out of money, he begins relying on confidence scams to get by. Soon, Frank’s cons increase and he even impersonates an airline pilot. He forges Pan Am payroll checks and succeeds in stealing over $2.
Face/Off
Face/Off (1997)
, 2h18
Directed by John Woo
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Spy films, Sports films, Films about terrorism, Transport films, L'usurpation d'identité, Films about automobiles, Martial arts films, Road movies, Chase films, Escroquerie
Actors John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Gina Gershon, Dominique Swain, Alessandro Nivola

FBI Special Agent Sean Archer (Travolta) has a personal vendetta against civil freelance terrorist Castor Troy (Cage) who six years earlier killed Archer's son Michael while trying to assassinate Archer. Archer lays an ambush to capture Castor and his younger brother and terrorist accomplice Pollux at a small Los Angeles airport. During the ambush, Castor goads Archer with knowledge of a bomb located somewhere in the city set to go off in a few days, but is knocked into a coma before Archer can learn more.
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, 1h47
Directed by Brad Silberling
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Films about music and musicians, L'usurpation d'identité, Musical films, Children's films, Escroquerie
Actors Jim Carrey, Liam Aiken, Emily Browning, Timothy Spall, Catherine O'Hara, Jude Law

Violet Baudelaire (Emily Browning), her intelligent brother Klaus (Liam Aiken), and their baby sister Sunny (Kara and Shelby Hoffman) are orphaned when a mysterious fire destroys their house. Mr. Poe (Timothy Spall), in charge of the Baudelaire fortune, entrusts them to their closest relative, Count Olaf (Jim Carrey), who only wants their money and makes them do harsh chores.
Tootsie
Tootsie (1982)
, 1h57
Directed by Sydney Pollack
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Melodrama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about television, L'usurpation d'identité, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Musical films, Escroquerie, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Charles Durning, Bill Murray, Dabney Coleman

Michael Dorsey (Dustin Hoffman) is a respected but perfectionist actor. Nobody in New York wants to hire him anymore because he is difficult to work with. According to his long-suffering agent George Fields (Sydney Pollack), Michael's attention to detail and difficult reputation led a commercial he worked on to run significantly over-schedule, because the idea of a tomato sitting down was "illogical" to him. After many months without a job, Michael hears of an opening on the soap opera Southwest General from his friend and acting student Sandy Lester (Teri Garr), who tries out for the role of a hospital administrator Emily Kimberly but does not get it. In desperation, and as a result of his agent telling him that "no one will hire you", he dresses as a woman, auditions as "Dorothy Michaels" and wins the part. Michael takes the job as a way to raise $8,000 to produce a play, written by his roommate Jeff Slater (Bill Murray) and to star Sandy, titled Return to Love Canal. Michael plays his character as a feisty, feminist administrator, which surprises the other actors and crew who expected Emily to be (as written) another swooning female in the plot. His character quickly becomes a television sensation.
In Time
In Time (2011)
, 1h55
Directed by Andrew Niccol
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Films about computing, Psychologie, L'usurpation d'identité, Films set in the future, Political films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Escroquerie
Actors Amanda Seyfried, Justin Timberlake, Collins Pennie, Cillian Murphy, Olivia Wilde, Matt Bomer

In 2169, people are born genetically engineered with a digital clock on their forearm. When they turn 25 years old, they stop aging and their clock begins counting down from one year; when it reaches zero, that person "times out" and dies. Time has become the universal currency; it is used to pay for daily expenses and can be transferred between people or capsules. The country has been divided into "time zones" based on the wealth of the population. The film focuses on two specific zones: Dayton - a poor manufacturing area where people generally have 24 hours or less on their clock at any given time - and New Greenwich - the wealthiest time zone, where people have enough time on their clock to live for centuries.
Jack and Jill, 1h31
Directed by Dennis Dugan
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, L'usurpation d'identité, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Escroquerie, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Al Pacino, Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes, Eugenio Derbez, Regis Philbin, Shaquille O'Neal

The film opens with homemade videos of fraternal twins Jack and Jill Sadelstein growing up. As the videos progress, it seems that Jack is the more gifted twin, with Jill constantly trying to get his attention by hitting him, hurting girls around him, etc. The story shifts to the present, where an adult Jack (Adam Sandler) is a successful advertising executive in Los Angeles with a beautiful wife, Erin (Katie Holmes), and two kids, Sofie (Elodie Tougne) and Gary (Rohan Chand), while Jill (Sandler) never left the working-class neighborhood they grew up in. Jill recently inherited her childhood home, having lived with their mother until her death one year ago.
Sommersby
Sommersby (1993)
, 1h54
Directed by Jon Amiel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes L'usurpation d'identité, Political films, Films about capital punishment, Escroquerie
Actors Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman, James Earl Jones, William Windom, R. Lee Ermey

John "Jack" Sommersby (Gere) left his farm to fight in the American Civil War and is presumed dead after six years. Despite the hardship of working their farm, his apparent widow Laurel (Foster) is quite content in his absence, because Jack was an unpleasant and abusive husband. She even makes remarriage plans with one of her neighbors, Orin Meacham (Pullman), who despite his own hardships (such as a wooden foot, which he wears to replace one that was lost in the war) has been helping her and her young son with the farmwork.
Unknown
Unknown (2011)
, 1h53
Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Medical-themed films, Transport films, L'usurpation d'identité, Films about automobiles, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Road movies, Chase films, Escroquerie
Actors Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones, Aidan Quinn, Frank Langella, Bruno Ganz

Dr. Martin Harris and his wife Liz arrive in Berlin for a biotechnology summit. Martin realizes he left his briefcase at the airport and takes a taxi to retrieve it. When they are involved in an accident, the driver, Gina, rescues him and flees the scene, as she is an illegal immigrant. Martin regains consciousness at a hospital after having been in a coma for four days.
The Talented Mr. Ripley, 2h18
Directed by Anthony Minghella
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Adventure, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, L'usurpation d'identité, LGBT-related films, Films about psychiatry, Escroquerie, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jack Davenport

Tom Ripley is a young man struggling to make a living in 1950s New York City using his "talents"—forgery, lying and impersonation. While playing piano at a cocktail party in New York City, he is approached by wealthy shipbuilder Herbert Greenleaf, who mistakenly believes that Ripley went to Princeton with his son, Dickie, because Ripley is wearing a borrowed Princeton blazer. Greenleaf recruits Ripley to travel to Italy and persuade Dickie to return to the United States, for which he will pay Ripley $1,000 (equivalent to $8 804 in 2015). Ripley accepts the proposal, even though he did not attend Princeton and has never met Dickie.
Working Girl, 1h55
Directed by Mike Nichols
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes L'usurpation d'identité, Musical films, Escroquerie
Actors Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin, Joan Cusack, Philip Bosco

Tess McGill (Melanie Griffith) is an Irish American working-class stockbroker's secretary from Staten Island with a bachelor's degree in Business from evening classes. She dreams of an executive position. Tricked by her boss (Oliver Platt) into a date with his lascivious colleague (Kevin Spacey), she gets into trouble by publicly insulting him and is reassigned as secretary to a new financial executive, Katharine Parker (Sigourney Weaver). Seemingly supportive, Katharine encourages Tess to share ideas. Tess suggests that a client, Trask Industries, should invest in radio to gain a foothold in media. Katharine listens to the idea and says she'll pass it through some people. Later, she says the idea wasn't well received. But when Katharine breaks her leg skiing in Europe, she asks Tess to house-sit. While at Katharine's place, Tess discovers some meeting notes where Katharine plans to pass off the merger idea as her own. At home, Tess finds her boyfriend (Alec Baldwin) in bed with another woman. Disillusioned, she returns to Katharine's apartment and begins her transformation.
Nerve
Nerve (2016)
, 1h36
Directed by Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films about computing, Jeu, Films about television, Transport films, L'usurpation d'identité, Films about automobiles, La téléréalité, Films about video games, Road movies, Chase films, Escroquerie
Actors Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Juliette Lewis, Emily Meade, Miles Heizer, Kimiko Glenn

Nerve est un jeu en ligne sur mobile qui propose deux options : être « voyeur » (on paie pour voir les gens jouer) ou « joueur ». Les joueurs doivent réaliser des défis, de plus en plus dangereux. Vee, une adolescente timide et effacée, est poussée par ses amis à jouer au jeu pour prendre plus de risques dans sa vie. Son premier défi, un simple baiser, va lui faire rencontrer Ian, un autre joueur. À la suite de multiples demandes de voyeurs, les deux jeunes vont devoir faire équipe pour réaliser leurs défis suivants. Mais plus le jeu avance, plus les défis sont dangereux et louches. Vee et Ian n'auront aucun autre choix que celui de mettre leurs vies en danger, sous les regards de la communauté de spectateurs de Nerve.
The Distinguished Gentleman, 1h52
Directed by Jonathan Lynn
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Politique, L'usurpation d'identité, Political films, Escroquerie
Actors Eddie Murphy, Lane Smith, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Joe Don Baker, James Garner, Victoria Rowell

A Florida con man named Thomas Jefferson Johnson uses the passing of the longtime Congressman from his district, Jeff Johnson (who died of a heart attack while having sex with his secretary), to get elected to the United States Congress as a freshman Congressman, where the money flows from lobbyists. Omitting his first name, and abbreviating his middle name, he calls himself "Jeff" Johnson. He then manages to get on the ballot by pitching a seniors organization, the Silver Foxes, to nominate him as their candidate for office.
Orphan
Orphan (2009)
, 2h3
Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes L'adolescence, Films about adoption, Films about education, Films about children, Films about families, Medical-themed films, L'usurpation d'identité, Serial killer films, Films about disabilities, Films about school violence, Escroquerie, Personne sourde ou muette, Sign-language films, American Sign Language films, Films about language and translation
Actors Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman, CCH Pounder, Jimmy Bennett, Margo Martindale

Kate and John Coleman (Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard) are experiencing strains in their marriage after their third child was stillborn. The loss is particularly hard on Kate, who is also recovering from alcoholism. The couple decides to adopt a 9-year-old Russian girl, Esther (Isabelle Fuhrman) from a local orphanage. While Kate's and John's deaf daughter Max (Aryana Engineer) embraces Esther immediately, their son Daniel (Jimmy Bennett) is less welcoming. Kate suspects that there might be problems in Esther's background when Esther's knowledge of sex extends beyond her age. Her suspicions deepen when Esther seriously injures another girl who had bullied her.
Bad Education, 1h45
Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about films, Films about writers, Films about children, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Films about television, L'usurpation d'identité, LGBT-related films, Films about pedophilia, Transgender in film, Escroquerie, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films about religion, LGBT-related film
Actors Gael García Bernal, Fele Martínez, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Javier Cámara, Lluís Homar, Leonor Watling

In Madrid in 1980, Enrique Goded, a young film director, is looking for his next project when he receives the unexpected visit of an actor looking for work. The actor claims to be Enrique's boarding school friend and first love, Ignacio Rodriguez. Ignacio, who is using now the name Ángel Andrade, has brought with him a short story titled "The Visit" hoping that Enrique would be interested in making a film out of it giving him the starring role. Enrique is intrigued since "The Visit" described their time together at the Catholic school and it also includes a fictionalized account of their reunion many years later as adults.