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Spa Night is a movie starring Joe Seo, Youn Ho Cho, and Haerry Kim. A closeted Korean-American teenager takes a job at a Korean spa to help his struggling family, only to discover an underground world of gay sex at the spa that both...

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1 hours 33 minutes
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Andrew Ahn
Andrew Ahn
Youn Ho Cho, Joe Seo, Topher Park, Haerry Kim
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English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Los Angeles' Korean spas serve as meeting place and bridge between past and future for generations of immigrant families; Spa Night explores one Korean-American family's dreams and realities as each struggles with the overlap of personal desire, disillusionment, and sense of tradition.

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It's been years since I've seen this movie in theaters, but I really love this movie. It was much better than the sound track I remember from my older school days. It's not a big blockbuster kind of movie, but it is one of the more powerful movies I have seen in recent years. I mean, it's not for everybody's taste, but if you want to see a movie about an adult with a problem, this is it.

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Dorothy Harris

Spa Night is one of those films that really hits home for viewers. It's a film that's very rare these days in that it seems that films are reaching the big screen in leaps and bounds. It's a film that will appeal to an audience that really appreciates films of all types. The film is directed by Robert John Burke and stars Joe Anderson, who plays Danny Joe, a cynical drifter who comes to the aid of a group of outcasts and has to work through his own personal issues. As a film that touches on a sensitive subject the film is definitely going to touch many viewers. For those that are sensitive to all types of film it's definitely a film that must be seen.

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I went to see this movie with my brother, who is a huge fan of the show. I have to say, I really enjoyed it. It was a lot of fun to watch and laugh at the same time. It is definitely one of the best movies I have ever seen. I am really glad I went to see it. It is definitely worth going to see. I am really looking forward to the second season of the show.

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Walter Kennedy

I've seen a lot of reviews on this site comparing this movie to "O Brother, Where Art Thou".I have to agree with most of them. If you look at the fact that both movies show a young man with an open mind and a profound lack of sentimentality, then you will see the similarities. At first I didn't think it would work, but it did. If you're not offended by the fact that these people don't have a lot of money to do anything besides their jobs, then this movie is the perfect movie for you. If you are offended by sex or nudity, then this movie is NOT for you. The movie is based around the life of the mentally retarded man "John Meadow" (Sean Penn) who lives in a long term care facility. When he was little, he was sexually abused by the nurses at the institution, his mom was a prostitute and his dad is a drunk. Everything was a struggle for John until he realized that he loves his mother very much. He believes that his mother is the reason that he was born. So when he meets Marilyn (Zooey Deschanel) at a bar, she tells him that she was a prostitute before. Since then John has tried to find her, but he still cannot remember who she is. When he finds out that her is his mother, he finally has the courage to tell her what he knows. She then decides to help John out with his search. In the meantime, he tries to find his mother's history and to find out what makes her tick. He learns that her entire life is all made up by her sister, and that she is engaged to be married in a week. So that's one of the biggest revelations that he makes. He then goes back to the care facility, and tries to find her, but he's put out of his misery. He also learns that his mother has a four year old son, who he did not know before, and that he has a great aunt who is a model and has been a successful artist. So he begins to make connections in the world of art, politics, and sex. As a great teacher, his only weakness is for exhibitionism. He is just too good at showing off, and his nakedness does not bother him. So the final, romantic message that he learns is that he has to not show his nakedness. In the end, he realizes that he wants to give his mother a happy life and that he loves her more than anything. I really do think that this movie is really good. It does a great job of showing how important the relationships between the parent and child, and how much their will and the care you receive are more important than money. I think that this movie is very well directed. There are quite a few moments in the movie that are very very interesting and fresh. And I do believe that Sean Penn is very good at playing a mentally retarded person. In the beginning of the movie, you feel that he's doing a bad role for this role. But once he learns to show his emotions, he's great. And what I also liked is that it's very easy to understand what's going on. The movie is actually so easy to understand because of its style. I mean, just look at the characters. Like, how come John likes to be treated like a kid, but when he is told that he's a child, he gets more annoyed. This movie is filled with symbolism, and because of this symbolism, I think that it has the effect that it wants. In the end, this movie makes you feel very emotional. It makes you feel that you care for your parent. It makes you feel like you don't know how it feels to be different. And in the end, it makes you feel that you know what makes someone happy. This movie is really good, and it is something that you should see if you are a person that is extremely sensitive or someone who has a really open mind. And in this case, it is definitely for you.

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Gigli is in one sentence, a hoot. Don't let the title mislead you as it is not a serious movie, however it is a hoot! and it is actually a very exciting hoot. The cast is stellar, well rounded, well acted, well directed, well directed, well directed.all done very well. So what is it about this film that is so interesting and special? I found it to be something of a comedy film, and the film is not a comedy. Its more of a character study, and the character of Gigli is the most interesting in this movie. I found this film to be a very refreshing film, in that its not just another chick flick. It is a film that is actually very interesting and, at some points, very moving. This is the film that I am going to be talking about, and discuss, for the rest of my life, for my whole life, and I hope everyone enjoys it, as I did!

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Victoria A.

I had seen this movie a few days ago, but the memory made me wish to re-watch this movie. When I have the opportunity, I will definitely watch it again, maybe even on the next re-watch. It is certainly a good movie for kids, who will enjoy the movie for the full experience.

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Robert H.

I have watched this movie several times. I am amazed by the fact that this movie has not been made more often. The acting is very good, the story is very good, the direction is very good, and the directing is very good. It is a very good movie. I recommend this movie to everyone.

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Julie Turner

A girl who uses a sex robot for love, but it never arrives. She is given a job and is given the luxury of an apartment. She makes love and brings back her memories of her lover. An emotional yet terrifying story about the real world and the constraints of the digital world.

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This is another good movie that is slightly overlooked. If I had to choose one that's more about growing up, and feeling sad or happy at the same time, I'd go with the first one. I think this movie captures what it feels like to grow up. The acting, the characters, the plot, everything was great. One of the greatest parts about this movie is the music. I actually enjoyed the soundtrack even more than the movie. I think that is a definite plus for this movie. For example, the soundtrack played throughout the movie was incredible, and reminded me of how good music is for movies. So as far as my favorite movies go, this is the one I would choose.

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I have just finished watching this movie and I found it both interesting and sad. A very touching film and not in a bad way. With great performances and a great story. I will most likely buy the DVD. It is very sad and I hope that all the people who have seen this will understand the real meaning of this movie.

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I took my 14 year old daughter and I believe her age to be under 8 years. She loves this movie. She is so funny in this movie. The movie is just perfect for a family. It is really sad but at the same time. My daughter is really depressed because she can't see her father anymore and she is so angry. She does not want to see him anymore. She was crying at the end. She is really really sad. When I read the book I knew that she is going to cry. I was so sorry for her. I have a daughter who I have not seen for 10 years. She is going to be coming to see it and it is going to be really sad. I did not really want to take her to the theater. I am so sorry because I know she will be crying all the way. I did not think it was a bad idea but I think my daughter can handle it. It is a great movie. It is a very sad movie but she is really going to cry. It is a really sad movie. It is a really great movie. My daughter is really angry. My daughter is really really angry.

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William Ryan

We knew that this movie was going to be very different than any other movie released during the summer of 1988. We couldn't understand why it didn't become a hit in the theatres. We had seen several movies that were as pure and pure and pure as this one. We were both very happy that it had been made into a movie. It gave us an opportunity to have an opportunity to watch something that we didn't know could be so wonderful and so beautiful. It had a good cast, and an excellent story, and we are happy to have had an opportunity to see it. The story was very good, I liked it very much. It was not boring, and I thought that the actors did a very good job. It was very good, the actors and actresses were very real, and I liked that the story was very pleasant. I don't think that the movie will be a hit for the people who have seen it, but it is very very good. It was very beautiful and very very good. I give it a very very good rating.

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Tiffany D.

I personally find Britney Spears to be an extremely underrated singer and it is great that her music is getting more exposure since she has finally broken into the American entertainment scene. The films focusing on her are all great, particularly the Sex, Lies and Videotape trilogy, and one can only wonder why British media don't bother highlighting her. In regards to the film, the film is set at a run down resort in Cornwall and the family that live there are a cross between the characters in Glitter, Ginger Snaps and Carnaby Street. The film focuses on their daily lives and how their growing relationship evolves as they grow up together. At first, Britney was very shy and was unable to express herself. But when she takes on the world stage, she's able to express herself in a much more mature fashion. At first, Britney's voice was too large for her head and she used to go silent in the shower. But after seeing a school play and listening to some of Britney's lyrics, she was able to speak and sing her way out of the voice coach business and they got her out of her shell. She had also taken a singing workshop with The Rifles and she now has an incredible voice. Britney's strength in the film comes from her natural comedy skills. When she is talking about things like 'What's the Point' and 'Theresa', you can't help but laugh. The dialogue is also something that's worth a bit of a chuckle as Britney's monologues often have a political message and it's actually interesting to see her break out into such emotions. Britney's relationship with her father and sister is also dealt with very well, as it feels like the film is giving a major insight into Britney's life and why she is who she is. The film also gives us a glimpse into her life away from the spotlight, where she is a doctor. It also shows her family and it does quite well depicting it as a vibrant, vibrant family, but it's also hard to take away what it does for the family. The film is filled with great actors and actresses, especially from the Rifles, which was the first time I had seen Julian Boria in a film and he was excellent as they went through the stages of his childhood. He was able to display the way that they had grown apart and while the film is definitely a woman's film, it does show that a man can take on a role as a father and a sister, and it is very interesting to see him being a father figure. Overall, I really do like Britney Spears as a performer. Her show has never been bigger and it is certainly getting bigger. She has been able to go from nobody, to a superstar, to a huge, huge star. This film captures that career of Britney and also shows how her relationships with her family has developed, especially since the scandal. It is a fantastic story and definitely a must see.

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Tammy Roberts

I'm sitting here thinking.this was a very emotional movie. I don't know why I'm so emotional. It seems to me that it was mainly for the characters. I don't know why I'm so into this movie. I don't know why it's so emotional for me. Maybe I'm supposed to be emotionless. This movie has something to do with love, it's love that can be mysterious and mysterious as well, and is also hard to understand. There are only two people in this movie, each with his own story that is told to the viewer. I think that this movie is full of sadness and great sadness. The music is outstanding, the story is great and the acting is good, even the kids, I think, are very good in this movie, because I am quite emotionally reserved. I can't tell how much this movie touched me, but I know I felt it very deeply. This is a very powerful and wonderful movie that tells a story that is sad, funny and with a lot of moments that are wonderful. A movie that will make you think about things.and the whole story is told with great beauty and great sadness. A movie that you won't forget, but you will remember.

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Christian F.

This film is a great retelling of the classic novel that is set in the family 1920s. It shows how the fact that it was an 'adventure' movie meant that the father had to go far to get all of his boys to like him. The 'adventure' was in trying to find a mariachi band to play a wedding on the beach. The father did not get the mariachi band, so he and his son had to go to the southern sea where they encountered a strong sea monster, a type of shark known as a gale. In the end the family has to deal with the gale, or the sea monster and the sharks. The acting in this film is great, I especially liked that Natalie Portman was the female lead and very convincing. It's very hard to be a tough mother in real life when your family is thrown together. I love this film, I just re-read the book, it makes you think and I think it's a great way to start to a nice summer.

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Deborah P.

Its hard for me to not know where to start with this movie. Im the girl who hasn't watched this movie yet.I just bought it yesterday.I know it can't be much of a movie and all that kind of stuff.but I have to say Im really glad that I have taken the time to watch this movie.Im not going to tell you any of the story of the movie.I guess the message that this movie delivers is very unique and powerful. Its an hour and a half of feeling like a kid again.and thats all i wanted from a movie. And im really happy that i have gotten it. I gave a 9.0 out of 10. I love this movie a lot. Im really really happy and very thankful for this movie.

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Emily Elliott

This is a very touching and thought-provoking film. I have seen it twice now, and it still makes me cry. I have to admit that I had to pause it once to wipe my eyes out, and I've not been able to stop crying for the last two days. The performances are excellent, the direction is fantastic, the script is so well thought out and so realistic, that you feel as though you are part of the group, and feel a part of the characters. The story is very believable and the characters are so realistic and real that you feel that you are part of the group. I have to admit that I am not a very big fan of romantic comedies, but this movie is so well done that I am now a fan of romantic comedies. The film is so realistic and real that you feel like you are in the group, and the whole thing is very believable. I don't know how the critics can be so negative about this film. I think that this is a very underrated movie, and I recommend it to anyone.

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Beautiful and a satisfying experience for all! Biting? Surely! The writing is clever and the characters work really well. The screenwriter is even more witty than usual, but all these things can't compensate for the main reason for a film to exist - the story! This movie is incredibly funny and you'll almost always be laughing with the characters and the dialogues. Yet, the movie's strongest point is it's uniqueness and the fact that you're never sure whether the plot is contrived or just quite simply coming to life, and it's always fascinating to discover where that surprising point of view comes from. Quite simply, the main plot of the movie is not realistic - nor is it unrealistic as a whole - but at the same time, it is not realistic as an intelligent story - even if the story, as it is written here, is probably very very close to reality, which doesn't necessarily always make for a good story. This movie is a wonder to watch, however, and I recommend it to all. It will blow your mind and will leave you feeling excited, as is often the case with quirky, philosophical-exploration type movies. On the other hand, this movie also holds one of my personal favourite comedy/drama movie stories (although this is obviously a little exaggerated - there are plenty of other movies that seem to share this trait). However, this movie is no exception, and I am of course very happy to say it has the place of "the greatest movie ever made" on my shelf!

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Jacob L.

I have been writing here for the past week and nothing has made me more excited about this film than reading all the comments and suggestions from people who know more about our relationship with each other than I do. I was expecting the best possible ending, but was shocked by how good it turned out. I just couldn't help but think "oh wow" all the way to the end. It's actually hard to pick favorites, because there are so many of them. It has a wonderful mix of humor and sentiment. Definitely a story that deserves a wide audience.

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Phillip Jacobs

I was very surprised when I saw this movie. I had been told that this was a bad movie, but I had not seen it. I am very glad I did. This is one of the best movies I have seen in a long time. It is a story about a father and his son, and a mother and her daughter. It is a very moving movie. The acting was great, the characters were very well developed, and the story was very moving. The only thing I would have changed is that I would have made the movie about a week shorter, and that the movie would have been in English. I have to say that I really enjoyed this movie, and I recommend it to everyone who likes a good movie.

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Diane Bryant

I really enjoyed this movie. It's definitely one of the most realistic movies I have ever seen. It shows how a family reacts when they are faced with a difficult situation. The characters are all very well developed, and I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone who likes a good movie.

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I saw this film at the 2008 Palm Springs International Film Festival and loved it. It is a beautifully shot film that is filled with wonderful characters. The story is about a group of girls and their lives in the 1970s and 1980s. The girls are pretty, but the real star of the film is the boy who plays the boy. The boy is a very talented young actor and is very likable. His character is the heart and soul of the film. The film is filled with so many wonderful scenes, and the actors and actresses are just wonderful. I will be buying this film when it comes out on DVD. I highly recommend it to anyone who loves a great film.

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Mary Reed

My favorite movie of all time! This movie is the best story I have ever seen. I haven't laughed as hard when I've watched this movie as I have when watching "Not Another Teen Movie". I can't wait to see it again. It is my favorite film, hands down. 10/10

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Although this movie is not the movie which will impress you with its uniqueness or brilliance, this movie is a great movie to have some good laughs. Funny, romantic and all around a great movie to have a good time with your friends.

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I'm not an expert on real mafia history so I can't tell you if this film is historical or not. However, I have to say that I think the difference is that it portrays the mafia in such a positive light that it makes you want to go out and become a member of the mafia, or to join it, whichever your dream. In real life it would be very difficult to find a way of getting to be a member of the mafia. Most of the people who are in the mafia live their life making money and taking it from others. The people that go to see this movie are just following the rules. I find it extremely entertaining and uplifting to see people not trying to get rich from crime, but rather finding a better way to spend their time and to help others. There are many laws in this country that the Mafia is currently trying to break and the movie shows why it can be very hard to do so. The movies title is a little misleading because of the actual term that is used to describe mafia members.

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Brenda Snyder

Picking up exactly where previous films of this sort have left off, Camp Crystal Lake was the last movie in a trilogy which started with "Goonies" in 1995 and continued with "Big" in 1999. The central storyline of this film, about a group of teens going to Camp Crystal Lake for summer, seems to be made for a late teen audience. It is as escapism and fun for the boys and for the girls who love summer movies. It's just good to be back at Camp Crystal Lake. It's hard to think of a better place to spend a summer with your family. A scene that stands out is one in which the girls are playing a game with friends on the beach and they end up choosing the new sand figure that they had been painting as "Summer Love". In the end they have to be forced to dance for the lost lover that they have been fantasizing for a long time. I think it is a bit strange that such a relationship was never portrayed on film, but I suppose that's what made it seem real for all these years. I also like the fact that all the characters have great adult personalities. In fact there are about a dozen adult characters in the whole film, one of which is named Deja Vu. There is a character who is a complete caricature and she seems to be a central character in this film. The characters all fit in, which I thought was a nice change for a film that is supposed to be about teenage boys. As for the best lines, I thought that one of the best was where the "bad guy" says "I can't take this any more" and then proceeds to punch the girls and go to sleep. The best of all is the first scene in which all the characters come together at the beach to have a meal with a camper from the family that the girls are not using. The camper introduces himself as the one who had to go back to camp and tell them all that he was pregnant. He was the one who died. The campers are all staring at him as if he was going to tell them the whole story, and in that moment all of them realize that they have gone to Camp Crystal Lake to have fun, and not to have a happy life. You would not want to be on that beach at the moment when he says this. Overall, Camp Crystal Lake is a good movie. It is not the best summer movie, but it is a good movie for all the families who are looking for a nice summer movie. If you want to have fun and relax on a beach, go see this movie. I think that I will get it on video on DVD in a few months.

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Lauren Ryan

Very clever movie about the almost universal struggle of man to live. It is so appropriate to the roles we find for young men in this part of the world. Although at times the violence and physical violence is apparent, it is never used as an excuse for killing. There are scenes of substance abuse, but not like in "That 70s Show" where a substitute teacher is dumped on the side of the road by a pregnant cop and left there in the middle of the rain. These are situations of both the character's real life and what they imagine is a way to live. These boys and men are playing, almost like kids. That is what's wrong with our society today. Our media and our schools are rife with movies depicting young people in such situations as in "God's Not Dead," but the viewers seem to have no idea that they are watching that same movie. Why, they would have to be entirely deceived about what they are seeing and having played for the viewers. I believe that this movie and others like it should be viewed by all as a warning for the problem of our current society. It would be a tragedy to believe that the words of Moses, with God's help, could not win over human hearts and minds. It is important to remember this movie is not a rip off of "God's Not Dead." A great film. RATING: 9/10.

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Amber P.

When it comes to reading, planning, and living your life, there is no better tool than a good book. Not only are they ideal for reading, they can make you an amazing person. Without them, you will never be the person you wish to be. This is a fairy tale about life, and about friendship, love, and friendship itself. Beautifully written, the best book-turned-film I have seen for quite a while, with a strong script and strong performances by the cast. Highly recommended.

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Emma Owens

This is one of the best movies I have seen in a long time. The story is based on a true story, which is very interesting and a very good movie. It is very interesting and makes you think about what you have to do to survive. The acting is really good, especially the main character. The story is very well written and very interesting. It is a movie that everyone should see. I give it 10 out of 10.

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I thought that this movie was one of the best I have ever seen. It was very interesting and very interesting to watch. The characters were great. I loved the way that the movie ended. It was very good. I highly recommend this movie to anyone that wants to see a good movie. I really like the characters in this movie. It is a very good movie. I think that the movie is a great movie. I would highly recommend this movie to anyone that wants to see a good movie.

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Keith M.

I just came back from watching the film and it was truly amazing. I really enjoyed the film, the story line was great and the characters were well developed. I really enjoyed the way they went with the ending, it was great. I would definitely recommend this film to anyone. I would recommend this film to anyone, and everyone I know has watched it. I give this film a 10/10

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Samuel S.

I have been a fan of the film since it was first released, but when I heard that it was being remade I was a bit worried. I was not worried at all, I was excited. I was really surprised at how well the movie did, and how much I enjoyed it. The story is very simple, and the characters are very likable. The characters are very well written, and the story is very well told. The story is very original, and the acting is very good. I would recommend this movie to anyone who enjoys a good story with a good cast. I hope that the director and producers make a sequel to this film, and I hope that it will be better than the original.