Lois Lowry says she didn't think of The Giver as "futuristic or dystopian or science fiction or fantasy" — it was just a story about a kid making sense of a complicated world. Matt McKee/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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Michael Fassbender stars as Frank, the mysterious papier-mache head-wearing lead musician of an offbeat pop band called Soronprfbs in Lenny Abrahamson's Frank. Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Jeff Bridges (left) produces and stars as the title character in The Giver, alongside Australian actor Brenton Thwaites, who plays Jonas, his young apprentice. The Giver is the first film rendition of the popular 1993 young adult novel by Lois Lowry. Courtesy of The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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In 1972, John Wojtowicz robbed a bank to pay for his lover Ernie's sex-reassignment surgery. The robbery and his subsequent imprisonment inspired the movie Dog Day Afternoon. Seed & Spark hide caption

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Fillmmaker James Cameron wanted to travel the depths of the ocean since he was a child. He attempts to make his boyhood dreams a reality in National Geographic's Deepsea Challenge. Mark Thiessen/AP hide caption

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Cowabunga! Producer Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is the latest remake of everyone's favorite crime-fighting mutated turtle saga. Courtesy of Paramount Pictures hide caption

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