Fran Molon is a down-on-his-luck futon salesman struggling to get by in a store where the only money is in mattresses. When his annoying co-worker suggests that the winner of the local mini marathon get the coveted assistant manager position Fran quickly agrees. Realizing that winning the race may be his only chance for success Fran trains everywhere, from interstates to flea markets to prepare. But does Fran have what it takes to beat his nasty co-worker in this winner-take-all-mattresses race to glory?
Cursed since childhood, dentist Charlie Kagan cannot find the right woman. Even worse, he learns that each of his ex-girlfriends finds true love with the man she meets after her relationship with him ends.
After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
When ruthless oil prospector, Daniel Plainview learns of oil-rich land in California that can be bought cheaply, he moves his operation there and begins manipulating and exploiting the local landowners into selling him their property.
Benjamin Franklin Gates and Dr. Abigail Chase re-team with Riley Poole and, now armed with a stack of long-lost pages from John Wilkes Booth's diary, Ben must follow a clue left there to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.