Better Than It Sounds:
: A comedy, the second half of which takes place in a Nazi concentration camp.
(a.k.a. La Vita è Bella ) Life Is Beautiful A family of Italian Jews get sent to a concentration camp, where they get split up and the father lies to his son and dies. This is supposed to be a comedy.
: A girl navigates a maze at the whim of a fairy rock star.
Labyrinth : Two lovers eat spaghetti.
Lady and the Tramp : A character from a fairy tale ( Lady in the Water which is entirely accurate to reality, of course) takes up residence under a swimming pool, with the intention of inspiring a writer whose works will become important.
: A rebellious teenager must put together and train a ragtag team including a Sikh, a mute, a hairy fortune-teller, and a man with a gimp arm (who is their secret weapon), to play cricket so they can save their village from taxes that will force them all into starvation. Also, it is a Bollywood musical.
Lagaan : Woman becomes pen pals with someone whose letters take two years to reach her.
Il Mare : American woman becomes pen pals with someone whose letters take two years to reach her.
The Lake House : Cop finds out his new neighbors are an interracial couple. Racism ensues.
Lakeview Terrace : Five kids walk westward for a few days. All the while, their de-facto leader is following the advice of what is either a hallucination or his mother's ghost. And then they kill the guy who killed the leader's mother.
The Land Before Time : An emotionally unstable African leader befriends a doctor, because he likes the place he's from.
The Last King of Scotland : A unicorn has an identity crisis, gets turned into a human, falls in love with The Last Unicorn The Dude, and fights an energy drink mascot. There's also a talking cat.
: An idealistic British officer brings the Ottoman empire to its knees, but becomes a cynical recluse in the process. He dies at the end, except it's actually at the beginning.
Lawrence of Arabia A conceited staff flunky becomes convinced he is the messiah and kills a lot of Turks. Arabs on Cool Horses cheer.
: Man looks for missing pills, while Dumbledore discusses baking.
Layer Cake James Bond gets his pre MI-6 training in the London drug trade. Some of the skills learned come in handy in his later spy job.
: Baseball player gets called out for crying during a game.
A League of Their Own : Girl goes to law school trying to get engaged.
Legally Blonde : Problems befall a pair of unicorns. Legend Tom Cruise saves them and a princess from Tim Curry.
: Girl is forced to move in with her neighbor, and gets interested in his job.
Leon/The Professional Or: A grown man grows increasingly uncomfortable about a prepubescent girl hitting on him. He sticks his gun in a guy's mouth.
: An aristocrat feels alienated.
The Leopard : A guy steals a loaf of bread. Les Miserables (2012) Shit goes down.
Or: Maximus chases Wolverine for his entire life over some bread. Along the way, Wolverine adopts Catwoman's daughter. Borat and Bellatrix Lestrange try to rob him. Eventually, they all get involved with some students who have blocked off the roads (an action which gets a horrifying number of people shot). Nearly everyone dies, though the only really villainous character survives and thrives. It's a musical.
: A shy, unpopular adolescent experiences first love with a vampire, cursed with eternal youth, an uncanny beauty, and ice-cold skin like marble, but blessed with the wisdom of the ages. Can their love last, despite the dangers inherent in their union? Let the Right One In And you won't believe what happens if the vampires go in the sunlight...
: Man gets close to losing the case of his life due to a birthday wish.
Liar Liar : A man arranges for his own death so that the killers will feel bad.
The Life Of David Gale : Two students from a Catholic boarding school kill people. Incest, necrophilia and pedophilia ensue (sometimes all three at the same time).
Like Minds : A politician bribes members of the legislature to pass a highly controversial bill while refusing peace overtures from an independence movement.
Lincoln : A Japanese girl band prepare to play a few punk rock songs at their autumn festival.
Linda Linda Linda : Dysfunctional family bickers throughout the entire movie.
The Lion in Winter : Prince who blames himself for his father's death runs away and is taken in by all-male commune which subsists on insects.
The Lion King Alternatively: Hamlet IN AFRICA!
: Princess falls in love with the wrong guy. It only gets fixed after killing her mother in-law.
The Lion King 2: Simba'sPride : Two bug-eating pariahs become friends.
The Lion King 1½ : A girl trades her voice for feet to impress a guy who thinks she The Little Mermaid is her voice.
: A sad sack grows a plant that feeds on blood. It takes place in a The Little Shop of Horrors Crapsack World.
: Musical adaptation about an awkward orphan who wants to win a battered beauty's heart by tending to a plant that came from space.
Little Shop of Horrors :The main character paints a circle in his apartment floor, spends the entire film sitting in that circle.
Lo : Rigged game puts card-shark with a huge debt. While trying to get the money, he and friends stumble by Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels Loads and Loads of Characters dying.
: As a result of dodgy deal gone The Long Good Friday very badly wrong, London gangster experiences worst Easter Weekend of his life.
: The Longest Day Big Damn Heroes cross a channel to put the skids under an Obviously Evil dictator, who gets handed the Idiot Ball. Based on a True Story.
: Midget destroys stolen property during the war years.
The Lord of the Rings : A group of unrelated men fight off multiple claimants to a jewelry inheritance.
The Fellowship of the Ring : Aristocrat and his servant help a man with multiple personality disorder.
The Two Towers : Defective merchandise is returned, causing the manufacturer to go out of business due to the resulting upheaval.
Return of the King : Small man roped into a travel steals a piece of jewelry from a man with multiple personality disorder.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey :Vampires terrorize a boardwalk like an MTV music video. Disaffected Teen saves mother from obsessive nocturnal video store owner. Billy Idol tries to seduce Jim Morrison.
The Lost Boys : A married old actor and a married young woman hang out in Tokyo, because their life partners don't understand them.
Lost in Translation : Three different parties all search for a valuable meteorite.
The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra : A girl is murdered by Stanley Tucci, then her spirit plays around inside several Macintosh wallpapers to reach Heaven while her family deteriorates. Tucci falls off a cliff.
The Lovely Bones : An unlucky guy stays over at his friend's house in New York, then two gangsters try to make him commit murder and come up with a ton of money. He goes on dates with his friend's plucky neighbor.
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