With Aggressive Mediocrity (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)



1. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: The Apartment (2009)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

9.4
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Jackie and two of her friends arrive to party. The next day, one of the girls is unconscious, and then Runkle & Rick Springfield arrive. They all have to hide when Jill suddenly arrives. And the knocks on the door just don't stop.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 1,751

2. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Mia Culpa (2009)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

9.2
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As the Moodys at last prepare to move to New York, Becca tells Hank about an intimate coming of age experience she had. Hank's stunned when Mia shows up at the house unannounced, in town ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 1,418

3. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: ...And Justice for All (2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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In the Season 4 finale, as Hank awaits sentencing, the lines between his real life and the movie based on his life blur as the film's star hits on his ex-wife and he feels stirrings of passion for the actress hired to play Karen.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 987

4. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: The Last Waltz (2007)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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Karen and Bill's wedding.

Director: Scott Winant | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Madeleine Martin, Madeline Zima

Votes: 1,255

5. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Blues from Laurel Canyon (2008)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Mia's - that is, originally Hank's - book gets rave reviews, ironically better than any of the books published in Hank's name. Lew is having a party to which pretty much everyone is invited... See full summary »

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 949

6. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: La Petite Mort (2008)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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The "joyous arrival" happens at a new age birthing center.

Director: Bart Freundlich | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 1,001

7. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: The Devil's Threesome (2007)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Charlie desperately wants to get laid and enlists the help of a very reluctant Hank. Meanwhile Karen and Marcy get drunk together.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Madeleine Martin, Madeline Zima

Votes: 1,183

8. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Grace (2014)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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The day finally comes, can Marcy and Charlie go through with Stu's offer? Hank confronts his feelings about Becca's wedding and makes the difficult choice between spending his future with Julia or Karen.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Evan Handler

Votes: 1,154

9. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Monkey Business (2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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After a meeting to discuss Hank's movie script, a billionaire ends up dead in a bathroom.

Director: Bart Freundlich | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 843

10. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Exile on Main St. (2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Hank is bailed out of jail to find that his literary sex scandal has made him the toast of Hollywood and the target of a lawsuit - as well as estranged him from Karen and Becca.

Director: David Von Ancken | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 883

11. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: The Raw & the Cooked (2008)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Right before they throw a big dinner party for all their friends, Hank proposes to Karen.

Director: David Von Ancken | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 1,000

12. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Pilot (2007)

TV-MA | 33 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Meet Hank Moody, a depressed writer with a writer's block who has a daughter, an ex he wants back and lots of casual sex.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Madeleine Martin, Madeline Zima

Votes: 2,013

13. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be (2012)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Hank hits the local watering-hole, only something's amiss. Not only does Mr. Moody find himself surrounded by shadowy figures, but the bartender is an old, departed friend. Is Hank dreaming... See full summary »

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 973

14. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Zoso (2009)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Becca drags Hank to a trendy shopping boutique to pick out some more grown-up attire. But Hank isn't so sure he likes the "new" Becca's makeover. At work, Hank juggles sexual encounters ... See full summary »

Director: Bart Freundlich | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 871

15. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Coke Dick & First Kick (2008)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Hank tries to talk to Lew's long lost love. Later on, he runs into Julian, who's having sex with someone who's definitely not Sonja.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 926

16. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: California Son (2007)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Hank's father dies. Despite the memories of his father floating to the surface, he doesn't want to go to the funeral. Meanwhile, he goes to bed with a hooker named Trixie, despite the fact he doesn't have enough money to pay her.

Director: Scott Winant | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Madeleine Martin, Madeline Zima

Votes: 1,268

17. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Hell-A Woman (2007)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Hank accepts a blogger position and attends a dinner party as he continues to try to salvage his life.

Director: Scott Winant | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Madeleine Martin, Madeline Zima

Votes: 1,485

18. Californication (2007–2014)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A writer tries to juggle his career, his relationship with his daughter and his ex-girlfriend, as well as his appetite for beautiful women.

Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Evan Handler, Pamela Adlon

Votes: 166,670

19. Lucifer (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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Lucifer Morningstar has decided he's had enough of being the dutiful servant in Hell and decides to spend some time on Earth to better understand humanity. He settles in Los Angeles - the City of Angels.

Stars: Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, Lesley-Ann Brandt

Votes: 179,636

20. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: The Party (2012)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Hank has finally overstayed his welcome at the house of Karen and Richard Bates, so it's time to hit the road. But not before one last stop at Malibar, where he runs into Lizzie, who uses ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 741

21. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Suicide Solution (2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Hank polishes off a day of flaky neediness with a creative meeting about his potential new movie that ends with him hiding in a starlet's bathroom and accidentally overdosing on booze and sleeping pills.

Director: David Duchovny | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 783

22. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Wish You Were Here (2009)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Following Karen's move to New York, Hank Moody does his best to raise his daughter Becca by himself. But being a single dad isn't easy, especially with Becca starting to question his ... See full summary »

Director: David Duchovny | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 971

23. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: In Utero (2008)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Hank awaits test results and reflects on his early days with Karen.

Director: David Von Ancken | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 997

24. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Slip of the Tongue (2008)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Hank and Karen are planning to move back to New York and Hank undergoes a vasectomy.

Director: David Duchovny | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 1,161

25. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Filthy Lucre (2007)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Things seem to be looking up for Hank. He has finally written something and he receives a fat bonus check.

Director: Scott Z. Burns | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Madeleine Martin, Madeline Zima

Votes: 1,063

26. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Lights, Camera, Asshole (2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Hank takes a gig rewriting dialogue on a zombie sequel but threatens his job when he hooks up with a sexy woman with close ties to the film's female lead; Marcy tells Stu she's pregnant but not that the baby may be Charlie's.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 730

27. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: The Trial (2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A nervous Hank discovers that he's got good reason to panic when his trial turns into an all-out character assassination, with even friendly witnesses Charlie and Karen unable to portray ... See full summary »

Director: Seith Mann | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 711

28. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Verities & Balderdash (2009)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Hank and Becca attend the annual English Department Fall Mixer hosted by Dean Koons and wife Felicia. After flirtatious exchanges with student Jackie and Felicia, Hank finds himself ... See full summary »

Director: David Von Ancken | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 838

29. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: In a Lonely Place (2008)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Hank and Karen go to a parent evening and Hank ends up sleeping with the teacher. Charlie and Marcy take a desperate Daisy into their home.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 883

30. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Turn the Page (2007)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Mia continues to pass off Hank's book as her own. Becca announces a move, while Karen and Bill are preparing their wedding.

Director: David Von Ancken | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Madeleine Martin, Madeline Zima

Votes: 1,037

31. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: I'll Lay My Monsters Down (2013)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Continue pleading with Karen to take him back, or go off into the sunset with Faith? Hank faces the crossroad of his life as Atticus's tour bus could whisk him off to a new life.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 860

32. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Lawyers, Guns and Money (2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A sensational photo derails Hank's case and threatens to destroy his movie project until his sincere love for Becca rescues his career, while Karen resuscitates her ex-husband's relationship with his beautiful lawyer.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 681

33. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Dogtown (2009)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Karen, Becca and Marcy have a girls' night out. Since Charlie just got fired by Sue, Hank decides to have a boys' night out. The girls' night - uneventful. The boys' night - not so much. Then there's the morning after.

Director: Seith Mann | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 807

34. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Going Down and Out in Beverly Hills (2008)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Marcy goes to her mother for a detox, Hank goes to Lew's former love to find out more about their relationship and Karen goes to Lew because he's dating Mia.

Director: Daniel Ducovny | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 872

35. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Vaginatown (2008)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Hank now lives with Lew Ashby, who arranges a surprise for him when Hank tells him he likes TV cook Chloe Metz. Charlie helps Daisy get a part in a porn film.

Director: Ken Whittingham | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 924

36. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: The Great Ashby (2008)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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After Hank is arrested by the police and sent to prison, he meets record producer Lew Ashby, who asks Hank to write his biography, in the meantime, Charlie is fired after videos of him masturbating in the office are shown to his boss.

Director: David Von Ancken | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 979

37. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder (2007)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Hank has a one-night stand with a sexy surfer girl who steals his records and guitar.

Director: Ken Whittingham | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Madeleine Martin, Madeline Zima

Votes: 1,134

38. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Fear and Loathing at the Fundraiser (2007)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Meredith talks Hank into going to a fund-raiser. Karen and Bill are there as well. And so is the married guy Meredith has an affair with.

Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Madeleine Martin, Madeline Zima

Votes: 1,202

39. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: The Whore of Babylon (2007)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Hank fights with Todd Carr, director of the film based on his book, and ends up in jail. Bill bails him out.

Director: Scott Winant | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Madeleine Martin, Madeline Zima

Votes: 1,273

40. Kerli: Walking on Air (2008 Video)

4 min | Short, Music, Thriller

7.9
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Add a Plot

Directors: Dan Shapiro, Alex Topaller | Star: Kerli

Votes: 25

41. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: The Ride-Along (2012)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Charlie's boyhood dream is realized and Hank's worst nightmare comes true when Samurai Apocalypse invites the boys on a ride-along with the Santa Monica Police Department. While at a ... See full summary »

Director: Millicent Shelton | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 826

42. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Another Perfect Day (2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Evicted from his apartment, Hank moves back in with Karen and Becca while he prepares for his trial and teaches his daughter to drive; while Karen's out on a date with Ben, Becca and Pearl steal the Porsche and wreck it.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 661

43. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: The Last Supper (2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Found guilty of statutory rape, Hank buys a used Porsche and considers fleeing from Los Angeles, but instead enjoys one last night in the company of his friends and family.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 696

44. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Freeze-Frame (2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A compromising photograph threatens to derail Hank's court case.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 677

45. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Glass Houses (2009)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Karen is quickly onto what (or whom) Hank's been doing, but the actual problem is Becca, who isn't happy to hear that she is to move to N.Y. to live with her mother. A client of Charlie's turns out to be Marcy's fantasy. Runkle's Luck.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 779

46. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: The Land of Rape and Honey (2009)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Hank makes a poor start to teaching when one of his crushing students attempts suicide after Hank criticizes his writing, and also learns an unwelcome fact about another one.

Directors: Bart Freundlich, David Von Ancken | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 881

47. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: La Ronde (2008)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Hank goes on a date with Janie Jones, Lew's long lost love. Lew invites Karen on a date.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 860

48. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Girls, Interrupted (2007)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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While Charlie and his wife Marcy are considering a ménage à trois, Hank tries to win Karen over by arranging a dream job for her.

Director: Tucker Gates | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Madeleine Martin, Madeline Zima

Votes: 1,087

49. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: LOL (2007)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Bill asks Hank to replace him as a guest speaker at Mia's creative writing class. Becca has a crush on her guitar teacher.

Director: Bart Freundlich | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Madeleine Martin, Madeline Zima

Votes: 1,199

50. Californication (2007–2014)
Episode: Raw (2012)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Hank finds himself stuck with the unpleasant task of reading Tyler's screenplay. Unfortunately for Hank, Tyler's hiding some talent under that head of hair. Even more unfortunate is the ... See full summary »

Director: Bart Freundlich | Stars: David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Pamela Adlon, Madeleine Martin

Votes: 709


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