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Terms of Endearment

Terms of Endearment

1975 ·
·4.15·22,326 Ratings ·0 Pages
“ The happiest people don't have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything. ” ― Anonymous
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    2006·
    ·3.39·291 Ratings
    From the early 1800s to the end of his life in 1917, Buffalo Bill Cody was as famous as anyone could be. Annie Oakley was his most celebrated protégée, the 'slip of a girl' from Ohio who could (and did) outshoot anybody to become the most celebrated sta
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    2001·
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    A noted screenwriter himself, Pulitzer Prize-winner Larry McMurtry knows his Hollywood. In Film Flam, he takes a funny, original, and penetrating look at the movie industry and gives us the truth about the moguls, fads, flops, and box-office hits. With s
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