Movies and TV shows like Early Edition

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Early Edition (1996)
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Early Edition
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Gary Hobson thinks he may even be losing his mind when tomorrow's newspaper mysteriously arrives today giving him a disconcerting look into the future. What will he do with tomorrow's news? While his best friend Chuck sees the newspaper as a ticket to personal gain, co-worker Marissa convinces Gary that the "early edition" should be used to better peoples' lives. So each day Gary begins anew the struggle to make sense of a world turned upside-down by the changing course of events that come from reading the "early edition."
Style: clever, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: changing the past or future, save the day, destiny, friends, hopes, imaginary, friendship, buddies, race against time, chases and races, danger, heroes, cat, newspaper, foreknowledge, changing lives, lifesaver, blind character, layoff, ordinary person, owner, african american, altering history, mini van, peril ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
New Zealand, USA
201 min.
 8.9
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
New Zealand, USA
179 min.
 8.7
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