When young Buddy falls into Santa’s gift sack on Christmas Eve, he’s transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa’s helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can’t shake the nagging feeling that he doesn’t belong. Will Ferrell stars as the towering Buddy, who vows to visit Manhattan and find his real dad, a workaholic publisher.
When three generations of the Collins clan convene for the funeral of the family’s patriarch, the gathering becomes a collusion of dysfunctional relations, as seen from the perspective of granddaughter Kate, who must write the eulogy. The oddball relatives include Kate’s dad, a supporting actor in porn movies, and Aunt Lucy, who announces her engagement to her partner.
Failure to Launch (2006)
In a desperate attempt to push their thirtysomething son Tripp out of the nest, a frustrated mother and father hire a beautiful relationship “consultant” with a patented plan to move him out of the house. But her tried-and-true tactics, which involve her posing as the girl of his dreams, don’t always have the intended effect.
The Good Girl (2002)
Justine longs to start a family, but she and her loving husband seem unable to conceive. So when the frustrated “good girl” meets a creative, passionate young man named Holden, she gladly escapes into a new world of emotional and sexual awakening. It doesn’t take long, however, for Holden’s passion to bloom into a poisonous obsession, putting Justine’s very world at risk.
Tin Man (2007)
In this Emmy-nominated miniseries based on the classic story by L. Frank Baum, small-town waitress DG is pulled into a surreal world, where she teams up with a trio of misfits, battles an evil sorceress and comes face to face with her destiny. Aided by Cain, Glitch, Raw and the Mystic Man, DG uncovers a link between her past and the Outer Zone’s wicked ruler, Azkadellia.
synopsis by Netflix.