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12 Monkeys

Director: Terry Gilliam
Writer: David Peoples, Janet Peoples
Actor: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Christopher Plummer
Summary: An inmate from a futuristic prison is sent to the past to gather information about the virus that sent the human race to live underground.
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20 Million Miles to Earth

Director: Nathan Juran
Writer: Bob Williams, Christopher Knopf
Actor: William Hopper, Joan Taylor
Summary: An American rocketship returns from a flight to Venus but crashes, leaving behind a cute little creature brought back from Venus. Unfortunately, the little creature doesn't stay little for long, and threatens to tear apart the Colosseum.
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2001: A Space Odyssey

Director: Stanley Kubrick
Writer: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke
Actor: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter
Screenplay: PN1997 .T96 1965
Summary: A science fiction film which moves from the pre-historic birth of intelligence toward the emergence of man as pure thought somewhere in the future.
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2010: The Year We Make Contact

Director: Peter Hyams
Writer: Peter Hyams
Actor: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban, Keir Dullea, Douglas Rain, Madolyn Smith, Dana Elcar, Taliesin Jaffe, James McEachin
Screenplay: PN1997 .T98
Summary: While planet Earth poses on the brink of disaster, a team of Russian and American scientists hurtle to a rendezvous with the abandoned Discovery spacecraft and its sole known survivor, the homicidal computer HAL.
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28 Days Later

Director: Danny Boyle
Writer: Alex Garland
Actor: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston, Megan Burns, Brendan Gleeson
Summary: An infirmary patient wakes up from a coma to an empty room ... in a vacant hospital ... in a deserted city. A powerful virus, which locks victims into a permanent state of murderous rage, has transformed the world around him into a seemingly desolate wasteland. Now a handful of survivors must fight to stay alive, unaware that the worst is yet to come.
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28 Weeks Later

Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Writer: Rowan Joffe, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, E.L. Lavigne, Jesus Olmo
Actor: Robert Carlyle, Rose Byrne, Jeremy Renner, Amanda Walker, Shahid Ahmed, Harold Perrineau, Catherine McCormack, Garfield Morgan, Emily Beecham, Idris Elba
Summary: Almost seven months after the Rage virus has annihilated the inhabitants of the London and the British Isles, the U.S. Army declares that the war against infection has been won, and that the reconstruction of the country can begin. In the first wave of returning refugees, a family is reunited, but one of them unwillingly carries a terrible secret. The virus is not yet dead, and this time, it is more dangerous than ever.
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The 3 Worlds of Gulliver

Director: Jack Sher
Writer: Arthur Ross, Jack Sher
Actor: Kerwin Mathews, Jo Morrow, June Thorburn
Summary: A doctor sets sail for the East Indies but finds adventure, romance and danger in the infamous lands of the great and small.
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The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock

Director: Sidney Miller
Writer: Rowland Barber, Arthur Ross
Actor: Dorothy Provine, Lou Costello
Summary: Artie Pinsetter, a would-be inventor, needs to create something in a hurry when his girlfriend is mysteriously turned into a giantess.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)

Director: Michael Hoffman
Writer: Michael Hoffman, William Shakespeare
Actor: Rupert Everett, Calista Flockhart, Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stanley Tucci, Christian Bale, Sophie Marceau, David Strathairn
Summary: Two pairs of star-crossed lovers, a troop of inept amateur actors, a feuding pair of supernatural sprites and a love potion gone awry all come together in an enchanted moonlit forest.
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The Abominable Dr. Phibes

Director: Robert Fuest
Writer: James Whiton, William Goldstein, Robert Fuest
Actor: Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten, Hugh Griffith, Terry-Thomas, Virginia North
Summary: After a team of surgeons botches his beloved wife's operation, the distraught Dr. Phibes seeks revenge by unleashing a series of Old Testament plagues on his enemies.
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Aladdin

Director: Ron Clements, John Musker
Writer: Ron Clements, John Musker, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio
Actor: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman, Frank Welker, Gilbert Gottfried, Douglas Seale
Screenplay: PN1997 .A3149 1991a
Summary: In the heart of an enchanted city, a commoner named Aladdin and his mischievous monkey, Abu, battle to save the free-spirited Princess Jasmine. Aladdin's life changes with one rub of a magic lamp as a fun-loving, shape-shifting Genie appears and grants him three wishes. Through his adventures, Aladdin proves that he is a prince where it truly matter most - on the inside.
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Alice in Wonderland (1951)

Director: Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson
Writer: Winston Hibler, Ted Sears, Bill Peet, Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Milt Banta, William Cottrell, Dick Kelsey, Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, Del Connell, Tom Oreb, John Walbridge
Actor: Kathryn Beaumont, Ed Wynn, Richard Haydn, Sterling Holloway, Jerry Colonna, Verna Felton, J. Pat O'Malley, Bill Thompson, Heather Angel
Summary: Alice is a bored schoolgirl who yearns for a more exciting life. Things get 'curiouser and curiouser' after she follows the frantic White Rabbit down the rabbit hole and has a series of surreal misadventures in the madcap world of Wonderland, where 'nothing's impossible.' In Wonderland, Alice meets extraordinary characters such as Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Queen of Hearts and the Cheshire Cat.
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Alice in Wonderland (1966)

Director: Jonathan Miller
Writer: Jonathan Miller
Actor: Anne-Marie Mallik, Peter Sellers, John Gielgud, Michael Redgrave, Wilfrid Brambell, Peter Cook
Summary: Alice, an enigmatic young girl, wanders through a Victorian landscape populated by the most bizarre and astonishing characters. Alice gently questions each one in turn, subtly mocking their middle-class English values.
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Alice in Wonderland (1985)

Director: Harry Harris
Writer: Paul Zindel
Actor: Natalie Gregory, Carol Channing, Sid Caesar, Telly Savalas, Imogene Coca, Sammy Davis, Jr., Patrick Duffy, Ann Jillian, Harvey Korman, Roddy McDowall, Donna Mills, Pat Morita, Anthony Newley
Summary: One of the most beloved stories comes to life for the small screen. Follow Alice as she meets a white rabbit, a smiling, mischievous cat, a smoking caterpillar, and more.
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Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Director: Tim Burton
Writer: Linda Woolverton
Actor: Mia Wasikowska, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Johnny Depp, Crispin Glover, Matt Lucas, Alan Rickman, Stephen Fry, Michael Sheen, Timothy Spall, Barbara Windsor
Summary: Alice, now 19 years old, returns to the whimsical world she first entered as a child and embarks on a journey to discover her true destiny.
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Alice (1989)

Director: Jan Svankmajer
Writer: Jan Svankmajer
Actor: Kristyna Kohoutova
Summary: Alice: A little girl follows an elusive White Rabbit and so begins this dream expedition into the landscape of childhood, combining techniques of animation, puppet theatre and live action in SÌŒvankmajer's surreal version of Alice's adventures in Wonderland. Darkness light darkness: A man literally constructs himself within the confines of a very small room -- a potent allegory of Svankmajer's life in Eastern Europe.
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Alien

Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: Dan O'Bannon, David Giler, Walter Hill
Actor: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Helen Horton, Veronica Cartwright, Ian Holm, Harry Dean Stanton
Screenplay: PN1997 .A3159 1978
Summary: Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror classic stars Sigourney Weaver as Ripley, a warrant officer who stares down one of the most terrifying movie monsters of all time: a bloodthirsty alien that stalks and eviscerates its prey aboard the spacecraft Nostramo.
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Alien 3

Director: David Fincher
Writer: Larry Ferguson, David Giler, Walter Hill
Actor: Sigourney Weaver, Lance Henriksen, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance, Paul McGann, Brian Glover, Ralph Brown, Danny Webb, Christopher John Fields, Holt McCallany, Christopher Fairbank, Leon Herbert, Pete Postlethwaite
Screenplay: PN1997 .A31612 1991a
Summary: In the third chapter of this sci-fi saga, Lt. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is the lone survivor when her spaceship crashes on a planet inhabited by former prison inmates. Her fears that an alien was aboard her craft are confirmed when bodies begin to pile up. But as Ripley tries to lead the inmates into battle against the creature, she makes another horrifying discovery.
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Alien Resurrection

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Writer: Joss Whedon
Actor: Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Ron Perlman, Dominique Pinon, Gary Dourdan, Michael Wincott, Kim Flowers, Dan Hedaya, J.E. Freeman, Brad Dourif, Raymond Cruz, Leland Orser
Screenplay: PN1997 .A3162 1997a
Summary: Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley (Weaver) died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers (including Ryder) to keep the creatures from reaching Earth.
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Aliens

Director: James Cameron
Writer: James Cameron
Actor: Sigourney Weaver, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton, Paul Reiser, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, William Hope, Jenette Goldstein, Mark Rolston, Al Matthews
Screenplay: PN1997 .A3161t 1983, PN1997 .A316 1985
Summary: Lt. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), finds her horrific account of her crew's fate is met with skepticism -- until the disappearance of colonists on LV-426 prompts a team of high-tech Marines to investigate. Ripley travels with the team as an advisor, only to find that her biggest fear has come true.
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The Alligator People

Director: Roy Del Ruth
Writer: Orville H. Hampton
Actor: Beverly Garland, Lon Chaney, George Macready, Bruce Bennett
Summary: After he disappears on their wedding day, a young wife tracks her new husband to his ancestral home in the bayous of Louisiana. There she finds he was saved from death by an experimental medical procedure involving serum derived from alligators, but now he is developing horrible side effects.
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Altered States

Director: Ken Russell
Writer: Sidney Aaron
Actor: William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks, PN1997 .A33 1979
Summary: The incredible terrifying tale of a research scientist experimenting with altered states of consciousness, and the horrors he finds in secret landscapes of the mind.
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Andromeda Strain

Director: Robert Wise
Writer: Nelson Gidding
Actor: Arthur Hill, David Wayne, James Olson, Kate Reid
Screenplay: PN1997 .A526 1971
Summary: A remote village in New Mexico is contaminated by a crashed satellite. Scientists fight the clock trying to analyze the lethal organism and discover a solution.
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Armageddon

Director: Michael Bay
Writer: Jonathan Hensleigh, J.J. Abrams
Actor: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler, Ben Affleck, Will Patton, Peter Stormare, Keith David, Owen Wilson, Steve Buscemi
Screenplay: PN1997 .A73 1997a
Summary: Due to a shuttle's unfortunate demise in outer space, NASA becomes aware of a doomsday asteroid that is on a collision course with Earth. It seems that the only way to knock it off course is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear weapon. But as NASA's under-funded yet resourceful team train the world's best drillers for the job, the social order of the world begins to break down as the information reaches the public and hysteria results.
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Army of Darkness

Director: Sam Raimi
Writer: Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi
Actor: Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz
Screenplay: PN1997 .A748 1992
Summary: Forced to lead a makeshift Dark Ages army against the demonic Deadites, who posses all the deadly magic of Hell, the shot-gun toting, chainsaw-armed, reluctant 20th century time traveler Ash must save the living from the dead, rescue his medieval girlfriend, and get back to his own time.
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The Atomic Submarine

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Writer: Orville H. Hampton
Actor: Arthur Franz, Dick Foran, Brett Halsey, Paul Dubov, Bob Steele, Victor Varconi, Joi Lansing, Selmer Jackson, Jack Mulhall, Jean Moorhead, Richard Tyler, Sid Melton, Ken Becker, Frank Watkins, Tom Conway, Pat Michaels, John Hilliard
Summary: When the nuclear-powered submarine the Tiger Shark sets out to investigate a series of naval disasters near the Arctic Circle, its fearless crew finds itself besieged by electrical storms, an unidentified floating saucer, and lots of hairy tentacles.
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Attack of the Puppet People

Director: Bert I. Gordon
Writer: George Worthing Yates
Actor: John Agar, John Hoyt, June Kenny, Michael Mark, Jack Kosslyn
Summary: A crazed maniac creates a machine that shrinks people to foot-high figurines. He forces them to do his bidding, but the 'puppets' rebel and are hell-bent on revenge.
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Attack the Block

Director: Joe Cornish
Writer: Joe Cornish
Actor: John Boyega, Jodie Whittaker, Alex Esmail, Franz Drameh, Leeon Jones, Simon Howard, Luke Treadaway, Jumayn Hunter, Danielle Vitalis, Paige Meade, Sammy Williams, Michael Ajao, Nick Frost
Summary: A gang of tough inner-city kids try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, which turns a South London apartment complex into an extraterrestrial warzone.
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Avatar

Director: James Cameron
Writer: James Cameron
Actor: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, C.C.H. Pounder, Wes Studi, Laz Alonso, Sigourney Weaver
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .A93 2007
Summary: Jake Sully is a former Marine who uses a wheelchair. But despite his broken body, Jake is still a warrior at heart. He is recruited to travel light years to the human outpost on Pandora, where a corporate consortium is mining a rare mineral that is the key to solving Earth's energy crisis. He is given a mission to infiltrate the Na'vi, who have become a major obstacle to mining the precious ore. But a beautiful Na'vi female, Neytiri, saves Jake's life--which changes everything.
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Back to the Future

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writer: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale
Actor: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Elisabeth Shue, Thomas F. Wilson
Screenplay: PN1997 .B22 1984
Summary: It's the mid-80's, and Marty McFly is your average 17-year-old slacker who happens to be friends with an inventor, Doc Brown. Doc's latest invention is a time machine, that ends up transporting Marty back to 1955 where he must bring his parents together so that he will exist when he gets back to his own time.
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Back to the Future 2

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writer: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale
Actor: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Elisabeth Shue, Thomas F. Wilson
Summary: Marty visits 2015 to straighten out the future of the McFly family, but Biff Tannen steals the time machine, and with it a book that allows his young self to amass a gambling fortune, which has significant consequences to the present. To correct the problems, Marty and Doc must return to 1955 to retrieve the book.
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Back to the Future 3

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writer: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale
Actor: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Elisabeth Shue, Thomas F. Wilson, Mary Steenburgen
Summary: Doc Brown has decided to live in the Old West of the 1880's. But when he's in danger of meeting an untimely end, Marty travels back into the past to rescue him. There's just one problem: Doc is so smitten by a schoolteacher that he's become distracted. Now, it's up to Marty to keep Doc out of trouble, get the DeLorean running, and put the past, present and future on track so they can all get back to where and when they belong.
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Barbarella

Director: Roger Vadim
Writer: Terry Southern, Roger Vadim
Actor: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O'Shea, Marcel Marceau, Claude Dauphin, David Hemmings
Summary: An erotic science fiction fantasy in which a female adventurer travels through space vanquishing evil in the forms of robots and monsters and rewarding the men who assist her.
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Batman

Director: Tim Burton
Writer: Sam Hamm, Warren Skaaren
Actor: Jack Nicholson, Michael Keaton, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl, Pat Hingle, Billy Dee Williams, Michael Gough, Jack Palance
Summary: Batman begins his protection of Gotham City. He battles against a corrupt police force, mob gangsters and the worst villain of all ... The Joker.
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Batman and Robin

Director: Joel Schumacher
Writer: Akiva Goldsman
Actor: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, Elle MacPherson, John Glover, Vivica A. Fox, Vendela K. Thommessen, Elizabeth Sanders
Summary: Batman and Robin have teamed up with Batgirl, and now they must fight Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy before they freeze Gotham City.
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Batman Begins

Director: Christopher Nolan
Writer: Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer
Actor: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe, Mark Boone Junior, Linus Roache, Morgan Freeman
Screenplay: PN1997.2.B38 N65 2012
Summary: In the wake of his parents' murder, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world after his parent's murder, seeking the means to fight injustice and turn fear against those who prey on the fearful. Wayne returns to Gotham City and with the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, unleashes his alter ego, Batman.
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Batman Forever

Writer: Lee Batchler, Janet Scott Batchler, Akiva Goldsman
Actor: Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman, Chris O'Donnell, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, Drew Barrymore, Debi Mazar, Rene Auberjonois, Joe Grifasi
Summary: Robin has teamed up with Batman, and this time evil is in the guise of The Riddler and Harvey 'Two Face' Dent. Batman has added tension as psychologist Chase Meridian is anxious to find out who Batman is.
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Batman Returns

Director: Tim Burton
Writer: Daniel Waters
Actor: Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, Michael Murphy, Vincent Schiavelli, Andrew Bryniarski, Cristi Conaway
Summary: Batman must face the Penguin and Catwoman in this nightmarish tale.
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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns: Part 1

Director: Jay Oliva
Writer: Bob Goodman
Actor: Peter Weller, Michael Emerson, David Selby, Michael McKean, Ariel Winter
Summary: It is ten years after an aging Batman has retired, and Gotham City has sunk deeper into decadence and lawlessness. Now, when his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenage female Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against his tow greatest enemies, the Joker and Two-Face, for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman.
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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns: Part 2

Director: Jay Oliva
Writer: Bob Goodman
Actor: Peter Weller, Ariel Winter, David Selby, Michael Emerson, Paget Brewster, Mark Valley
Summary: With Batman back in the spotlight after reclaiming Gotham City from The Mutants, the media coverage has awoken The Joker. The Joker has a diabolical scheme that may pull Batman down to the darkest levels of insanity. While on the horizon, a global catastrophe races towards Gotham and with it comes a familiar face, The Man of Steel, who has Batman in his sights. Witness as the aging Dark Knight wages a tireless war against crime while proving that courage and will are indeed timeless.
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Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Director: J. Lee Thompson
Writer: John William Corrington, Joyce H. Corrington
Actor: Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins, Natalie Trundy, Severn Darden, Lew Ayres, John Huston, Austin Stoker, Noah Keen, Richard Eastham, France Nuyen, Paul Stevens, Heather Lowe, Paul Williams, Bobby Porter, Michael Stearns, Cal Wilson, Pat Cardi, John Landis
Summary: A group of human mutants and a band of militant gorillas threaten to break the peace of the ape tribe and overthrow the leadership of the benevolent Caesar.
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Beauty and the Beast

Director: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Writer: Linda Woolverton
Actor: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, Angela Lansbury
Summary: Belle, whose father Maurice is imprisoned by the Beast (really an enchanted Prince), offers herself instead and finds the prince inside the Beast.
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Being John Malkovich

Director: Spike Jonze
Writer: Charlie Kaufman
Actor: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, Orson Bean, Mary Kay Place, John Malkovich
Summary: A struggling street puppeteer takes a job as a filing clerk and discovers a secret door that allows him to enter into the mind and body of actor John Malkovich.
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Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Director: Ted Post
Writer: Paul Dehn
Actor: James Franciscus, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, Linda Harrison, Paul Richards, Victor Buono, James Gregory, Jeff Corey, Natalie Trundy, Thomas Gomez, David Watson, Don Pedro Colley, Tod Andrews, Gregory Sierra, Charlton Heston
Summary: An astronaut gets thrown through a portal and into the future. When he lands on the ape planet, he finds a subterranean world where highly advanced humans live in New York City's former subway system in fear of militaristic gorillas and worship a weapon capable of detroying the entire planet.
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Big Hero 6

Director: Don Hall, Chris Williams
Writer: Jordan Roberts, Robert L. Baird, Daniel Gerson
Actor: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, Daniel Henney, T.J. Miller, Damon Wayans Jr, Genesis Rodriguez, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk, Maya Rudolph
Summary: Robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada learns to harness his genius, thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tamago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon, and fanboy Fred.
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Blade Runner

Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: Hampton Fancher, David Peoples
Actor: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Brion James, Joe Turkel, Joanna Cassidy
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks, PN1997 .B582 1981
Summary: In a smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles, blade runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) is called out of retirement to snuff a quartet of escaped "replicants" -- androids consigned to slave labor on remote planets -- seeking to extend their short life spans.
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The Blob

Director: Irvin S. Yeaworth
Writer: Theodore Simonson, Kate Phillips
Actor: Steven McQueen, Aneta Corseaut, Earl Rowe, Olin Howlin, Steven Chase, John Benson, Robert Fields
Summary: Residents of a small Pennsylvania town combat a slimy space invader.
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Brazil

Director: Terry Gilliam
Writer: Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard, Charles McKeown
Actor: Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Michael Palin, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins
Screenplay: PN1997 .B7224 1983
Summary: A daydreaming bureaucrat becomes involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman and becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions.
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The Bride

Director: Franc Roddam
Writer: Lloyd Fonvielle
Actor: Sting, Jennifer Beals, Geraldine Page, Clancy Brown, Anthony Higgins
Screenplay: PN1997 .B75893 1984
Summary: Remake of the Bride of Frankenstein, with a twist. This time the bride is beautiful and intelligent, and the doctor might be falling in love with her.
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Bridge to Terabithia

Director: Gabor Csupo
Writer: Jeff Stockwell, Hal Lieberman
Actor: Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Robert Patrick, Bailee Madison, Zooey Deschanel
Summary: Jesse Aarons is in the 5th grade and has trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school. He becomes upset when new classmate Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and some other striking differences, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia where they rule as king and queen. It is a land filled with monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants. This friendship helps Jesse cope with a tragedy that makes him realize what Leslie taught him.
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The Brothers Grimm

Director: Terry Gilliam
Writer: Ehren Kruger
Actor: Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, Peter Stormare, Lena Headey, Jonathan Pryce, Tomas Hanak, Julian Bleach, Mackenzie Crook, Richard Ridings, Monica Bellucci
Summary: 19th-century 'folklore collectors' Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are con artists. They perform exorcisms of 'evil enchantments' (for a healthy fee) while wandering about in French-occupied Germany during the Napoleonic wars. Wilhelm is a swashbuckling cad with an answer for everything, while Jacob is a dreamer who looks at life through fairytale-tinted spectacles. When French Gen. Delatombe gets wise to the schemes of Team Grimm, he presents them with a real-life mystery to solve or face the executioner's ax: children in a village have been disappearing--now the brothers' lives depend on finding out why. The charlatans must accept the burden of vanquishing what they claim as real, and find themselves ensnared in a genuinely supernatural crisis in a dark forest, amid fantastical marvels and truly enchanted flora and fauna.
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Children of Men

Director: Alfonso Cuaron
Writer: Alfonso Cuaron, Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby
Actor: Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Charlie Hunnam, Claire-Hope Ashitey, Pam Ferris, Danny Huston, Peter Mullan, Michael Caine, Oana Pellea, Paul Sharma, Jacek Koman
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .C55 2004
Summary: Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Julian has a proposition for her former spouse, and because of their relationship, she thinks Theo will acquiesce. Theo is about to be tossed into a web of intrigue involving the very fate of humanity.
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Children of the Damned

Director: Anton M. Leader
Writer: John Briley
Actor: Ian Hendry, Alan Badel, Barbara Ferris, Alfred Burke, Clive Powell
Summary: Six children that no one seems to know where they came from and when a psychologist attempts to find out the future of mankind is placed in jeopardy.
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The City of Lost Children

La Cite des enfants perdus

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro
Writer: Gilles Adrien, Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Actor: Ron Perlman, Daniel Emilfork, Judith Vittet, Dominique Pinon, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Genevieve Brunet, Odile Mallet, Mireille Mosse, Serge Merlin, Francois Hadji-Lazaro, Rufus, Ticky Holgado, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Joseph Lucien
Summary: This fantastically-twisted fairy tale is chock-full of curious characters and special effects. A sad and heartbroken madman, Krank, is aging prematurely because he can't dream. He kidnaps little children, hoping that eventually he will find a way to steal their sleeping thoughts. The story takes the form of a quest, as a sentimental harpooner-turned-fairground strongman, One, sets out to find his young brother on a dilapidated oil rig. He soon falls in love with the gutsy nine-year old girl (who is head of the orphan gang), and together they run a gauntlet of fantastical dangers as they join hearts and hands to save a small boy's dreams from the madman's master plan.
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Clash of the Titans

Director: Desmond Davis
Writer: Beverley Cross
Actor: Harry Hamlin, Judi Bowker, Burgess Meredith, Maggie Smith, Ursula Andress, Claire Bloom, Sian Phillips, Flora Robson, Laurence Olivier
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks
Summary: Perseus (Hamlin), the mortal son of Zeus (Olivier), faces the monsters of Greek mythology as he battles to save Andromeda (Bowker) from a primeval sea beast.
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Steven Spielberg
Actor: Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, Cary Guffey, Francois Truffaut, Bob Balaban, Roberts Blossom, Merrill Connally, George DiCenzo, Lance Henriksen, Warren Kemmerling, J. Patrick McNamara
Screenplay: PN1997 .C66
Summary: Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky.
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Cloud Atlas

Director: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Writer: David Mitchell, Lana Wachowski
Actor: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant, Hugo Weaving, Susan Sarandon
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .C56 2011
Summary: An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. The story is a time-shifting weave of six interlinking narratives, with diverse settings from the savagery of a Pacific Island in the 1850s to a dystopian Korea of the near future.
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Cloverfield

Director: Matt Reeves
Writer: Drew Goddard
Actor: Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas, T.J. Miller, Michael Stahl-David, Mike Vogel, Odette Yustman
Summary: New York is suddenly under attack from a Godzilla-like monster who stomps through midtown, destroying everything and everybody in sight.
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Conan the Barbarian

Director: John Milius
Writer: John Milius, Oliver Stone
Actor: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Sandahl Bergman, Max von Sydow, Mako
Summary: Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in his breakout role as Conan, who -- after his parents are killed by an evil sorcerer (James Earl Jones) -- is sent to a slave camp, where he trains to be a gladiator. Once granted freedom, the bruiser seeks to avenge his parents' deaths. This pure swords-and-sorcery epic is one of the best of its kind, sparking a wave of fantasy films (as well as a sequel) in the early 1980s.
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Conan the Destroyer

Director: Richard Fleischer
Writer: Stanley Mann
Actor: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mako, Tracey Walter, Wilt Chamberlain, Grace Jones, Olivia D'Abo
Summary: While on a quest to retrieve a magical gem, muscleman Conan vanquishes mortal and supernatural adversaries with help from his ham-fisted sidekick, a wacky wizard, a fierce woman warrior and a gigantic bodyguard. But there's a traitor among the ranks.
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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Director: J. Lee Thompson
Writer: Paul Dehn
Actor: Roddy McDowall, Don Murray, Natalie Trundy, Hari Rhodes, Severn Darden, Lou Wagner, John Randolph, Asa Maynor, H.M. Wynant, David Chow, Buck Kartalian, John Dennis, Ricardo Montalban
Summary: In the near future, a plague has wiped out all of the cats and dogs. As a result, apes began to be kept as pets and eventually slaves. One ape, Caesar, son of talking apes from the future, leads a revolution to free the apes and take over the planet.
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Contact

Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writer: James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg
Actor: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughy, James Woods, John Hurt, Tom Skerritt, Angela Bassett
Summary: Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away.
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Crawling Eye

Director: Quentin Lawrence
Writer: Peter Key, Jimmy Sangster
Actor: Forrest Tucker, Janet Munro, Laurence Payne, Jennifer Jayne, Warren Mitchell, Andrew Faulds
Summary: A science fiction thriller about a weird creature from outer space that survives in the rarefied atmosphere in the Swiss Alps and terrorizes scientists in a remote high altitude research station.
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The Damned (1963)

Director: Joseph Losey
Writer: Evan Jones
Actor: Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field, Viveca Lindfors, Alexander Knox, Oliver Reed, Walter Gotell, Brian Oulton, Kenneth Cope, James Villiers
Summary: Two people stumble upon a military facility that harbors 'naturally' radioactive children.
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Dark City

Director: Alex Proyas
Writer: Alex Proyas, Lem Dobbs, David S. Goyer
Actor: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, Richard O'Brien, Ian Richardson, William Hurt
Summary: When John Murdoch wakes with no memory at the scene of a grisly murder, he soon finds himself hunted by the police, a woman claiming to be his wife, and a mysterious group of pale men.
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The Day After

Director: Nicholas Meyer
Writer: Edward Hume
Actor: Jason Robards, Jobeth Williams, Steve Guttenberg, John Cullum, John Lithgow
Summary: Following a nuclear strike against the United States, families in small-town Kansas try to survive as radiation slowly kills everything around them.
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The Day of the Triffids

Director: Steve Sekely
Writer: Philip Yordan
Actor: Howard Keel, Nicole Maurey, Janette Scott, Kieron Moore, Mervyn Johns
Summary: Intelligent plants terrorize Earth's population after a meteor shower strikes.
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Daybreak (1993)

Director: Stephen Tolkin
Writer: Stephen Tolkin
Actor: Cuba Gooding, Jr., Omar Epps, Moira Kelly, Martha Plimpton
Summary: In the near future, a mysterious and incurable STD is killing thousands. To help control this new plague, the government herds people that have it into concentration camps. A resistance movement results.
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Dead Zone

Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: Jeffrey Boam
Actor: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom, Anthony Zerbe, Colleen Dewhurst, Nicholas Campbell, Martin Sheen
Screenplay: PN1997 .D4174 1982
Summary: One fateful night, Johnny Smith smashes head-on into an enormous truck. For five long years, Johnny is plunged into a deep coma. When he awakens, he discovers that his youth, his career and his fiancee, Sara, have all been lost. But Johnny has gained something--extraordinary psychic powers allowing him to see visions of the past, present and future. In episode after episode, Johnny is propelled into horror-filled, supernatural experiences.
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Deep Impact

Director: Mimi Leder
Writer: Bruce Joel Rubin, Michael Tolkin
Actor: Morgan Freeman, Tea Leoni, Robert Duvall, Maximilian Schell, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave, James Cromwell
Screenplay: PN1997 .D438 1996a, Emerson EBooks
Summary: Deep Impact' is the story of the world's reaction to a death sentence. As a comet approaches the earth which might not be destroyed or divertedbefore it reaches earth, each individual struggles in the face of extinction to find what most matters to him or her.
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Demon Pond

Yasha Ga Ike Takashi

Director: Takashi Miike
Writer: Keishi Nagatsuka
Actor: Takeda Shinji, Tabata Tomoko, Ryuhei Matsuda, Yasuko Matsuyuki, Ken'ichi Endo, Kitaro
Summary: A man searches for a friend who has mysteriously disappeared, and the journey takes him to a magical pond involving strange creatures, a heartbroken princess, and a pact that can't be broken.
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The Devil-Doll

Director: Tod Browning
Writer: Tod Browning, Guy Endore, Garrett Fort, Erich Von Stroheim
Actor: Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan, Frank Lawton
Summary: A Paris banker framed for robbery and murder escapes from prison with a scientist.
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District 9

Director: Neill Blomkamp
Writer: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
Actor: Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, David James, Vanessa Haywood, Mandla Gaduka, Kenneth Nkosi, Eugene Khumbanyiwa, Louis Minnaar, William Allen Young
Summary: Back in the 1980s, a giant spacecraft stalled in the skies over Johannesburg. 1.8 million of the aliens that were aboard were rescued, and placed in a refugee camp--District 9. Over the next 20 years, District 9 became a teeming shantytown like so many others in the developing world. Although there is evidence that the extraterrestrials represent an advanced civilization, their lives on Earth are marked by squalor, dysfunction, and xenophobic hostility. Now, the mass eviction of the aliens is due to commence, overseen by the military/corporate entity MultiNational United. Middle manager Wikus Van De Merwe finds himself in charge, and cannot believe the good luck of his sudden promotion, until events spin out of control, and he realizes he is little more than a pawn in a horrific multinational/intergalactic experiment.
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Donnie Darko

Director: Richard Kelly
Writer: Richard Kelly
Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Drew Barrymore, James Duval, Beth Grant, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne, Katharine Ross, Patrick Swayze, Noah Wyle
Screenplay: PN1997 .D3146 2000
Summary: An edgy, psychological thriller about a suburban teen coming face-to-face with his dark destiny. Donnie Darko is a delusional high-school student visited by a demonic rabbit with eerie visions of the past, and deadly predictions for the future.
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Doppelganger

Dopperugenga

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Writer: Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Furusawa Takeshi
Actor: Koji Yakusho, Hiromi Nagasaku, Yusuke Santamaria
Summary: A meek scientist meets and eventually learns to deal with his double, who, though physically identical to him, is frighteningly opposite in nature.
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)

Director: Rouben Mamoulian
Writer: Samuel Hoffenstein, Percy Heath
Actor: Fredric March, Miriam Hopkins, Rose Hobart, Holmes Herbert, Halliwell Hobbes, Edgar Norton, Tempe Piggot
Summary: A doctor experiments on himself with terrible results.
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)

Director: Victor Fleming
Writer: Samuel Hoffenstein, Percy Heath, John Lee Mahin
Actor: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Donald Crisp, Ian Hunter, Barton MacLane, C. Aubrey Smith
Summary: A doctor experiments on himself with terrible results.
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Dr. Phibes Rises Again!

Director: Robert Fuest
Writer: Robert Blees, Robert Fuest
Actor: Vincent Price, Robert Quarry, Peter Cushing, Beryl Reid, Terry-Thomas
Summary: Dr Phibes awakens from a decade of suspended animation and heads to Egypt with the corpse of his dead wife, which he intends to resurrect by murdering people in strange ways.
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Dreamchild: The True Story of Alice in Wonderland

Director: Gavin Millar
Writer: Dennis Potter
Actor: Coral Browne, Peter Gallagher, Ian Holm, Jane Asher, Nicola Cowper, Caris Corfman, Amelia Shankley
Summary: A fantasy based on the true life visit of 80 year-old Alice Liddell Hargreaves, the inspiration for 'Alice in Wonderland,' to New York to celebrate the centennial of Lewis Carroll's birth. As Alice observes the developing romance between her traveling companion, Lucy, and a New York reporter, she reflects on her friendship with Lewis Carroll and finds herself haunted by the characters he created that amused her when she was a child.
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Dune

Director: David Lynch
Writer: David Lynch
Actor: Kyle MacLachlan, Jose Ferrer, Max von Sydow, Linda Hunt, Sting
Screenplay: PN1997 .D88 1982a
Summary: In the far future, the son of Duke Leto Atreides leads a struggle against the Emperor from the desert planet of Arrakis, where his family has lived in exile for many years at the Emperor's command.
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Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

Director: Fred F. Sears
Writer: George Worthing Yates, Raymond T. Marcus
Actor: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis
Summary: Dr. Russell Marvin heads up Operation Skyhook, which is tasked with sending experimental rockets into the upper atmosphere. Unfortunately, all the rockets are somehow disappearing. During the final rocket launching, a flying saucer lands and the military fires upon the aliens, triggering the destruction of the installation and a cryptic warning from the aliens. In response, Dr. Marvin and his colleagues develop an anti-magnetic beam weapon to disable the flying discs. The weapon and the mettle of the populace of Washington, DC are soon put to the test, when the flying saucers attack.
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Edward Scissorhands

Director: Tim Burton
Writer: Caroline Thompson
Actor: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price, Alan Arkin, Robert Oliveri, Conchata Ferrell, Caroline Aaron, Dick Anthony Williams, O-Lan Jones
Screenplay: PN1997 .E352 1990a
Summary: Once upon a time in a castle high on a hill lived an inventor whose greatest creation was named Edward. Although Edward had an irresistible charm, he wasn't quite perfect. The inventor's sudden death left him unfinished, with sharp shears of metal for hands. Edward lived alone in the darkness until one day a kind Avon Lady took him home to live with her family. And so began Edward's fantastic adventures in a pastel paradise known as Suburbia.
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The Element of Crime

Director: Lars von Trier
Writer: Lars von Trier, Niels Vorsel
Actor: Michael Elphick, Esmond Knight, Meme Lai, Jerold Welss, Ahmed El Shenawi, Astrid Henning-Jensen, Janos Hersko, Preben Leerdorff-Rye, Gotha Anderson, Lars von Trier
Summary: The story of an exiled ex-cop who returns to his old beat to catch a serial killer preying on young girls. Set in Germany, the film is shot in sepia tones with brilliant blue flashes.
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Escape from L.A.

Director: John Carpenter
Writer: John Carpenter, Debra Hill, Kurt Russell
Actor: Kurt Russell, Stacy Keach, Steve Buscemi, Peter Fonda, Georges Corraface, Cliff Robertson
Screenplay: PN1997 .E73 1995
Summary: A chilling vision of the future, the film takes place in 2013, when Los Angeles has become a ruined landmark. Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported.
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Escape from New York

Director: John Carpenter
Writer: John Carpenter, Nick Castle
Actor: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Isaac Hayes, Season Hubley, Harry Dean Stanton, Adrienne Barbeau
Screenplay: PN1997 .E73 2003
Summary: In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison which houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President of the United States crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: Snake Plissken, a notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero who, in exchange for a full pardon, descends into the decayed city and wages a blistering war against the captors. But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive charge planted inside Snake's body will end the mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!
Review: Though usually receiving recognition for his horror films, John Carpenter proves he is both an adept director (and musical composer) when it comes to tackling other genres. A grim and resolute man on a mission, Kurt Russell (as the prodigiously named “Snake” Plissken) centers the film as he takes on an absurd situation head on in a post-apocalyptic world. To avoid execution, he must rescue the president of the United States from the biggest prison on the planet, New York City.
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Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Director: Don Taylor
Writer: Paul Dehn
Actor: Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman, Natalie Trundy, Eric Braeden, William Windom, Sal Mineo, Albert Salmi, Jason Evers, John Randolph, Harry Lauter, M. Emmet Walsh, Peter Forster, William Woodson, Gene Whittington, Roy Glenn, Norman Burton, Tom Lowell, Donald Elson, Ricardo Montalban
Summary: Cornelius, Zira and Dr. Milo, three apes from the future, escape from their planet as it is being destroyed and land on 20th century Earth where they are taken to the Los Angeles Zoo for examination. When Zira reveals their ability to speak to a psychologist, the apes are treated as curiosities. However, when the U.S. government begins to believe their story that the Earth will eventually be inherited by apes, it decides to hunt the couple down as an evolutionary threat and tries to prevent the birth of Zira's baby.
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Fahrenheit 451

Director: Francois Truffaut
Writer: Francois Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard
Actor: Julie Christie, Oskar Werner, Cyril Cusack, Anton Diffring, Jeremy Spenser, Alex Scott
Summary: Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.
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Fantastic voyage

Director: Richard Fleischer
Writer: Harry Kleiner
Actor: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O'Brien, Donald Pleasence, Arthur O'Connell, William Redfield, Arthur Kennedy, Jean Del Val, Barry Coe, Ken Scott, Shelby Grant, James Brolin, Brendan Fitzgerald
Summary: An elite team of medical and scientific specialists race to save a top government scientist who is suffering from blood clot on the brain. Their mission is to be reduced along with their submarine-like craft to microscope size, enter the bloodstream of the ailing scientist, and journey to the brain to perform an emergency procedure. With only sixty minutes to complete their mission, the scientists find themselves fighting off an attack by white corpuscles, caught in a tornado-like storm in the lungs, and struggling to surviv sabotage from one of their own.
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The Final Cut

Director: Omar Naim
Writer: Omar Naim
Actor: Robin Williams, Mira Sorvino, Mimi Kuzyk, Stephanie Romanov, Thom Bishops, Brendan Fletcher, Vincent Gale, Jim Caviezel
Summary: Set in a world where implanted microchips record all moments of one's life. The chips are removed upon death and images are edited by a cutter into a highlight reel for loved ones who want to remember the deceased. Robin Williams plays a troubled cutter.
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Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

Director: Hironobu Sakaguchi, Motonori Sakakibara
Writer: Al Reinert, Jeff Vintar
Actor: Ming-Na, Alec Baldwin, Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Peri Gilpin, Donald Sutherland, James Woods
Summary: Dr. Aki Ross, a young scientist, investigates the shadowy alien invaders in order to save the planet, but also herself after her body is infected by alien particles.
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Firestarter

Director: Mark L. Lester
Writer: Stanley Mann
Actor: David Keith, Drew Barrymore, Freddie Jones, Heather Locklear, Martin Sheen, George C. Scott, Art Carney, Louise Fletcher
Screenplay: PN1997 .F544 1982
Summary: An eight-year-old girl has the amazing ability to start fires with just a glance. But can this power and the love of her father save her from the sinister government agency, 'the Shop,' which wants her destroyed?
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First Man into Space

Director: Robert Day
Writer: Wyott Ordung, John Croydon, Charles F. Vetter
Actor: Marshall Thompson, Marla Landi, Robert Ayers, Bill Nagy, Carl Jaffe, Bill Edwards, Roger Delgado, John McLaren
Summary: In this interstellar cautionary tale, brash U.S. Navy test pilot Dan Prescott, hungry for fame, rockets himself beyond Earth's atmosphere, only to become encrusted with cosmic dust and return a blood-drinking monster.
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First Men in the Moon

Director: Nathan Juran
Writer: Nigel Kneale, Jan Read
Actor: Edward Judd, Martha Hyer, Lionel Jeffries
Summary: As a team of United Nations astronauts prepares for a moon mission, they are confused by a man who claims he, his fiancee and a scientist journeyed to the moon 65 years ago and were attacked by grotesque, human-like forms that live in immense crystal caverns.
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Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars

Director: Ford Beebe, Robert Hill
Writer: Wyndham Gittens, Norman S. Hall, Ray Trampe, Herbert Dalmas
Actor: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton, Frank Shannon, Beatrice Roberts, Donald Kerr
Summary: To save the earth from destruction by a giant ray lamp, Flash Gordon and friends travel to Mars, where they battle and eventually overcome their mortal enemy, Ming the Merciless. This early science fiction serial features flying Martians, spaceship battalions, clay people who ooze from cave walls, a light bridge, and other special effects.
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Flash Gordon (1936)

Director: Frederick Stephani
Writer: Frederick Stephani, George Plympton, Basil Dickey, Ella O'Neill
Actor: Buster Crabbe, Charles Middleton, Jean Rogers, Priscilla Lawson, Frank Shannon
Summary: A mysterious planet comes hurtling through space and threatens to destroy the Earth. Flash Gordon blasts off to the planet Mongo with Dr. Hans Zarkov and Dale Arden, where he battles Ming the Merciless, Hawkmen, Lionmen, sacred Gockos, orangaphoids, melting rays, sky cities, rocket fleets, atom furnaces, and tournaments of death in order to rescue our world from impending doom.
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Flash Gordon (1980)

Director: Mike Hodges
Writer: Lorenzo Semple, Jr.
Actor: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Ornella Muti, Max von Sydow, Topol, Timothy Dalton, Mariangela Melato, Brian Blessed, Peter Wyngarde
Screenplay: PN1997 .F5849 1979a
Summary: When energy waves pull the moon out of orbit, New York Jets quarterback Flash Gordon unwittingly finds himself heading for the planet Mongo, where, with the assistance from beautiful Dale Arden, he will take on Ming the Merciless and rescue humankind.
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The Fountain

Director: Darren Aronofsky
Writer: Darren Aronofsky
Actor: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn, Mark Margolis, Donna Murphy
Screenplay: PN1997.2.F68 A76 2006
Summary: Through time and space, one man embarks on a bold 1000-year odyssey to defeat humankind's most indomitable foe: Death.
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Frozen

Director: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
Writer: Jennifer Lee
Actor: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana, Alan Tudyk, Ciaran Hinds, Chris Williams, Stephen John Anderson, Maia Wilson, Edie McClurg, Robert Pine, Maurice LaMarche, Livvy Stubenrauch, Eva Bella, Spencer Ganus, Jesse Corti, Jeffrey Marcus, Tucker Gilmore
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .F769 2013
Summary: Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey--teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven--to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom.
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Ghostbusters

Director: Ivan Reitman
Writer: Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis
Actor: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts, William Atherton, Ernie Hudson
Summary: When ghosts go on a rampage, only three men can save the world. Soon every spook in the city is loose and our heroes face the supreme challenge If you want your spirits raised, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!
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Ghostbusters II

Director: Ivan Reitman
Writer: Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd
Actor: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts, William Atherton, Ernie Hudson
Screenplay: PN1997 .G4732 1988a
Summary: The fearless ghostbusting quartet reunite to bail out the Big Apple by saving the city from a massive slime attack and a flood of malevolent spirits on a fateful New Year's Eve.
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The Giant Gila Monster

Director: Ray Kellogg
Writer: Jay Simms
Actor: Don Sullivan, Fred Graham, Lisa Simone
Summary: Only hell could breed shuch an enormaous beast. Only God could destroy it!
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The Golden Compass

Director: Chris Weitz
Writer: Chris Weitz
Actor: Dakota Blue Richards, Nicole Kidman, Sam Elliott, Eva Green, Ian McKellen, Ian McShane, Freddie Highmore, Kathy Bates, Kristin Scott Thomas, Daniel Craig
Summary: In a parallel world where witches soar the skies and Ice Bears rule the frozen North, one special girl is destined to hold the fate of the universe in her hands. When Lyra Belacqua becomes the keeper of the Golden Compass, she discovers that her world and all those beyond are threatened by the secret plans of Mrs. Coulter. With the help of Lord Asriel and a group of unlikely allies ready to stand at her side, Lyra embarks on an extraordinary quest that celebrates friendship and courage against all odds.
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The Golden Voyage of Sinbad

Director: Gordon Hessler
Writer: Brian Clemens
Actor: John Phillip Law, Caroline Munro, Tom Baker
Summary: Sinbad the sailor follows a strange man which leads him through many adventures and into conflict with an evil magician who brings inanimate objects to life to oppose Sinbad in his quest.
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Gravity

Director: Alfonso Cuaron
Writer: Alfonso Cuaron, Jonas Cuaron
Actor: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .G73 2012
Summary: Dr. Ryan Stone is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky. On a seemingly routine spacewalk, the shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left, and the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.
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Guimba the Tyrant

Guimba, le Tyran

Director: Cheick Oumar Sissoko
Writer: Cheick Oumar Sissoko
Actor: Falaba Issa Traore, Bala Moussa Keita, Habib Dembele, Lamine Diallo, Helne Diarra, Mouneissa Maiga, Fatoumata Coulibaly, Cheick Oumar Maiga
Summary: A tyrant throws his city into conflict and chaos when he allows his randy, dwarf son to reject an arranged marriage to the slim local beauty in order for him to pursue the girl's larger, married mother. The tyrant then sets his own eyes on the girl, making the situation even worse. An epic set in the legendary past of Mali (West Africa) to provide a biting allegory of present-day African politics. Through the story of the downfall of Guimba the tyrant, the filmmaker foretells a similar fate for the many dictators who still pillage the continent. He frames his film with the appearance of a griot, a traditional African storyteller who passes down the 'wisdom of the ancestors,' looking to the values and legends of the African past for inspiration and guidance in reconstructing well-governed, self-sufficient nations.
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H.G. Wells' Things to Come

Director: William Cameron Menzies
Writer: H.G. Wells
Actor: Raymond Massey, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke, Ann Todd, Margaretta Scott, Edward Chapman, Pearl Argyle, Maurice Bradell
Screenplay: PN1997 .T46697 1935
Summary: After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest.
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Habitat

Director: Rene Daalder
Writer: Rene Daalder
Actor: Kenneth Welsh, Laura Harris, Brad Austin, Christopher Heyerdahl, Chris Huldenried, Daniel Pilon, Bruce Mackay
Summary: An experiment transforms a scientist and his home into primordial entities that protect his family.
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The Handmaid's Tale

Director: Volker Schlondorff
Writer: Harold Pinter
Actor: Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern, Victoria Tennant, Robert Duvall
Screenplay: PN1997 .H257 1988
Summary: Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide-spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the Republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training center. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Director: David Yates
Writer: Steve Kloves
Actor: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Brendan Gleeson, Richard Griffiths, John Hurt, Rhys Ifans, Jason Isaacs, Bill Nighy, Alan Rickman, Fiona Shaw, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton, David Thewlis, Warwick Davis, Tom Felton, Toby Jones, Dave Legeno, Simon McBurney, Helen McCrory, Nick Moran, Peter Mullan, David O'Hara, Clemence Poesy, Natalia Tena, Julie Walters, Mark Williams, Bonnie Wright
Summary: Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him.
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Director: David Yates
Writer: Steve Kloves
Actor: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, John Hurt, Jason Isaacs, Kelly MacDonald, Gary Oldman, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, David Thewlis, David Bradley, Warwick Davis, Tom Felton, Ciaran Hinds, Gemma Jones, Dave Legeno, Miriam Margolyes, Helen McCrory, Nick Moran, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Clemence Poesy, Natalia Tena, Julie Walters, Mark Williams, Bonnie Wright
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .H377 2010
Summary: In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here.
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Director: Alfonso Cuaron
Writer: Steve Kloves
Actor: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gambon, Richard Griffiths, Gary Oldman, Alan Rickman, Fiona Shaw, Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall, David Thewlis, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters
Summary: Year three at Hogwarts means new fun and challenges as Harry learns the delicate art of approaching a Hippogriff, transforming shape-shifting Boggarts into hilarity and even turning back time. But the term also brings danger: soul-sucking Dementors hover over the school, an ally of the accursed He-Who-Cannot-Be-Named lurks within the castle walls, and fearsome wizard Sirius Black escapes Azkaban.
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Hellboy

Director: Guillermo del Toro
Writer: Guillermo del Toro
Actor: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Jeffrey Tambor, Karel Roden, Rupert Evans, Brian Steele, Doug Jones, John Hurt
Summary: In the 1940s, the Third Reich has joined forces with the evil Grigori Rasputin, who has used his occult powers to summon up a demon from the depths of Hell. However, the demonic creature is captured by American forces, and put in the care of Professor Broom. Under Broom's care, Hellboy develops the desire to do good. Sixty years later he takes action as part of an elite secret defense team alongside Liz Sherman, and Abe Sapian, an aquatic humanoid with the power of telepathy. Hellboy finds himself facing the powerful Rasputin determined to bring the demon back to the forces of darkness.
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Hocus Pocus

Director: Kenny Ortega
Writer: Mick Garris, Neil Cuthbert
Actor: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy
Screenplay: PN1997 .H554 1992a
Summary: After 300 years, three sister witches are resurrected in Salem Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to the witches reign of terror once and for all.
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Hook

Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Jim V. Hart, Malia Scotch Marmo
Actor: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith, Charlie Korsmo
Screenplay: PN1997 .H665 1990a
Summary: A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, Hook stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook.
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How To Train Your Dragon

Director: Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois
Writer: Will Davies, Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders
Actor: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, TJ Miller, Kristen Wiig
Summary: Hiccup is a Viking teenager who aspires to hunt dragons, but doesn't exactly fit in with his tribe's longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. His world gets turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view.
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How to Train Your Dragon 2

Director: Dean DeBlois
Writer: Dean DeBlois
Actor: Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, Craig Ferguson, Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .H69 2014a
Summary: While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races, Hiccup and Toothless journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds.
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Howl's Moving Castle

Hauru no Ugoku Shiro

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Actor: Jean Simmons, Christian Bale, Lauren Bacall, Blythe Danner, Emily Mortimer, Josh Hutcherson, Billy Crystal
Summary: A young woman named Sophie is cursed by the Witch of the Waste and is turned into an old woman who is unable to tell anyone of her plight. Unable to continue her job at her mother's hat shop, she goes to the ambulatory castle of the notorious wizard Howl and insinuates herself into his household. Sophie befriends Calcifer, the fire demon who powers the castle and who is bound to Howl by a contract, the terms of which Calcifer cannot reveal. They promise to help each other with their problems. Like Calcifer, Howl can also see through the Witch's spell, and he and Sophie fall in love. Sophie helps Howl confront his former teacher, and the Witch of the Waste.
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Hulk

Director: Ang Lee
Writer: James Schamus, Michael France, John Turman
Actor: Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliott, Josh Lucas, Nick Nolte
Summary: A scientist performs regeneration experiments on himself, and passes on the genes to his son, Bruce. Now Bruce is performing experiments that expose him to radiation and nanomeds, which combined with his unique genes, unleashes the Hulk.
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The Hunger Games

Director: Gary Ross
Writer: Gary Ross, Suzanne Collins, Billy Ray
Actor: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Wes Bentley, Toby Jones, Amandla Stenberg
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .H86 2010
Summary: Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match.
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I Am Legend

Director: Francis Lawrence
Writer: Mark Protosevich, Akiva Goldsman
Actor: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Charlie Tahan
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .I2 2006
Summary: Robert Neville is the last human survivor in what is left of New York City. A pandemic has left only 1% of the population alive and most of those who survived are no longer human. The infected, now lurking in the shadows, watch Neville's every move. Perhaps mankind's last, best hope, Neville is driven by the only one remaining mission: to find a way to reverse the effects of the virus using his own immune blood.
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Inception

Director: Christopher Nolan
Writer: Christopher Nolan
Actor: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ken Watanabe, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Ellen Page, Marion Cotillard, Cillian Murphy, Tom Berenger, Michael Caine
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .I524 2010
Summary: Dom Cobb is the best there is at extraction; stealing valuable secrets inside the subconscious during the mind's vulnerable dream state. His skill has made him a coveted player in industrial espionage, but also has made him a fugitive and cost him dearly. Now he may get a second chance if he can do the impossible; inception, planting an idea rather than stealing one. If they succeed, Cobb and his team could pull off the perfect crime.
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The Incredible Hulk

Director: Louis Leterrier
Writer: Zak Penn
Actor: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, William Hurt, Tim Blake Nelson, Ty Burrell
Summary: Scientist Bruce Banner has been living in the shadows, scouring the earth for an antidote. Warmongers dream of abusing his powers and won't leave Bruce alone. He suffers from his constant need to be with the only woman he has ever love, Betty Ross, and Bruce knows that he must return to civilization. The brilliant doctor is ruthlessly pursued by a nightmarish beast of pure adrenaline and aggression called The Abomination whose powers match that of the Hulk. Now, a fight of epic proportions ensues as Bruce must call upon the hero within to rescue New York City from total destruction.
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Independence Day

Director: Roland Emmerich
Writer: Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich
Actor: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Margaret Colin, Randy Quaid, Robert Loggia, James Rebhorn, Harvey Fierstein
Screenplay: PN1997 .I5133 1995
Summary: Massive spaceships appear in Earth's skies and wonder turns to terror as the ships blast destructive beams of fire down on cities all over the planet. The world's only hope lies with a determined band of survivors.
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Invaders from Mars

Director: William Cameron Menzies
Writer: Richard Blake
Actor: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt
Summary: A young boy is awakened during a storm to witness a flying saucer land in the field behind his home. No one will believe his story as, one by one, the townspeople are captured and put under the control of sinister forces from the planet Mars.
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Director: Don Siegel
Writer: Daniel Mainwaring
Actor: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan, Carolyn Jones, Jean Willes, Ralph Dumke, Virginia Christine
Summary: Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded Santa Mira, a small town in California, replicating the villagers in giant seed 'pods' and taking possession of their souls while they sleep. In a terrifying race, for his life, Dr. Bennell escapes to warn the world of the deadly invasion of the pod people.
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Director: Philip Kaufman
Writer: W.D. Richter
Actor: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright, Leonard Nimoy, Art Hindle, Lelia Goldoni
Summary: When filmy spores fall from space and take root in San Francisco, the city is beautifully transformed by spectacular and exotic flowers. But these lovely extraterrestrial blossoms have gruesome plans for their earthly admirers. These blossoms are going to slowly clone human bodies and then dispose of the originals.
Review: The concept of the “body snatcher” living next door could only have been birthed amidst the Communist paranoia of the ’50s, but of course it needed to wait till the late ’70s to gain the unabating sense of dread and slimey corporeality it begged for. In Philip Kaufman’s rare superior remake (or is it a sequel?), when the spore-like extraterrestrials find their way to San Francisco, everyone starts seeming a little “emotionally distant” until eventually no one can be trusted, not even Leonard Nimoy.
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The Invisible Agent

Director: Edwin L. Marin
Writer: Curt Siodmak
Actor: Cedric Hardwicke, Ilona Massey, Jon Hall, Peter Lorre
Summary: Talk about going undercover! In The Invisible Agent, a government spy (Jon Hall) has the perfect disguise when he uses his cloak of invisibility to fight the Nazis.
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The Invisible Man

Director: James Whale
Writer: R.C. Sherriff
Actor: Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Una O'Connor, Henry Travers
Summary: Scientist Jack Griffin (Claude Rains) terrorizes the British village of Ipping in this classic horror film. After a drug experiment gone awry, Griffin becomes invisible and must hide out in the local inn, his face completely bandaged. By the time Griffin confides in friends Dr. Kemp (William Harrigan) and Flora (Gloria Stuart), it's too late -- the drug has turned him into a homicidal maniac who must be hunted down.
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The Invisible Man Returns

Director: Joe May
Writer: Joe May, Curt Siodmak
Actor: Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, Nan Grey
Summary: In his first horror movie, The Invisible Man Returns, Vincent Price stars as the titular gent you can "see right through" when he goes undercover to clear his name of a murder charge.
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The Invisible Man's Revenge

Director: Ford Beebe
Writer: Bertram Millhauser
Actor: Jon Hall, Leon Errol, John Carradine
Summary: In The Invisible Man's Revenge, a greedy young man (Hall again) strikes a bargain with a scientist to become invisible so he can gain a valuable estate. But, naturally, things go horribly awry.
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The Invisible Woman

Director: A. Edward Sutherland
Writer: Joe May, Curt Siodmak
Actor: Virginia Bruce, John Barrymore, John Howard
Summary: In The Invisible Woman, a nutty professor transforms a model into an invisible woman, and that gets the mob interested!
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Iron Man 2

Director: Jon Favreau
Writer: Justin Theroux
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr., Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sam Rockwell, Clark Gregg, John Slattery
Summary: Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet.
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Iron Man 3

Director: Shane Black
Writer: Drew Pearce, Shane Black
Actor: Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale, William Sadler, Miguel Ferrer, Jon Favreau, Ben Kingsley
Summary: When Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his entire world reduced to rubble, he must use all his ingenuity to survive, destroy his enemy, and somehow protect those he loves. But a soul-searching question haunts him: Does the man make the suit-- or does the suit make the man?.
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Island of Dr. Moreau

Director: John Frankenheimer
Writer: Richard Stanley, Ron Hutchinson
Actor: Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer, David Thewlis, Fairuza Balk, Ron Perlman, Marco Hofschneider
Summary: Dr. Moreau is brilliant geneticist on the brink of superseding evolution. When a U.N. diplomat visits the island laboratory he discovers experiments turning animal life forms into human-like beasts.
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It Came from Beneath the Sea

Director: Robert Gordon
Writer: George Worthing Yates, Hal Smith
Actor: Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis, Ian Keith
Summary: Science fiction thriller that pits man and woman against a giant octopus created after an H-bomb explosion.
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It! The Terror from beyond Space

Director: Edward L. Cahn
Writer: Jerome Bixby
Actor: Marshall Thompson, Shawn Smith, Kim Spalding, Ann Doran, Dabbs Greer, Paul Langton, Robert Bice
Summary: In 1973, the first manned expedition to Mars is marooned. By the time a rescue mission arrives, only the leader of the expedition is left alive. He is accused of murdering his crew and is taken into custody. As the rescue ship returns to earth, the real killer, a life-devouring monster that has stowed aboard, begins attacking the crew. The remaining crew must find some way to stop it before the ship returns to a panic-striken Earth.
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The Jacket

Director: John Maybury
Writer: Massy Tadjedin
Actor: Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Kris Kristofferson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kelly Lynch, Brad Renfro, Daniel Craig, Jason Lewis, Jake Broder, Jonah Lotan
Summary: A Gulf War veteran has returned home with amnesia only to be convicted of a murder he didn't commit. While in an institution for the criminally insane he is put on a heavy course of experimental drugs and restrained in a jacket-like device and locked away in a body drawer of the basement morgue. The process mysteriously transports him to the future where he hopes to make changes that can alter the course of history.
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James and the Giant Peach

Director: Henry Selick
Writer: Karey Kirkpatrick, Jonathan Roberts, Steve Bloom
Actor: Miriam Margolyes, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Paul Terry, Jane Leeves, Richard Dreyfuss, Simon Callow, Susan Sarandon
Summary: After the daring rescue of a spider, a young boy named James gains possession of some magic crocodile tongues. When James spills them in the garden, out sprouts an enormous peach! Climbing inside, he meets an astonishing cast of characters and embarks on a magical odyssey full of thrills and adventure.
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Jason and the Argonauts

Director: Don Chaffey
Writer: Jan Read, Beverley Cross
Actor: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith
Summary: Jason is a fearless sailor and explorer, who returns to the kingdom of Thessaly after a 20 year voyage to make his rightful claim to the throne. But to do so, Jason must first find the magical Golden Fleece which is guarded by a 100-foot bronze giant, the venomous Hydra, and an army of skeletons.
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Jurassic Park

Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Michael Crichton, David Koepp
Actor: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum
Screenplay: PN1997 .J873 1992
Summary: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dino blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber.
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Jurassic Park 2: The Lost World

Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: David Koepp
Actor: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite
Screenplay: PN1997 .L693 1996a
Summary: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ('Site B') on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar.
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Jurassic Park III

Director: Joe Johnston
Writer: Peter Buchman, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
Actor: Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Tea Leoni
Summary: Eight years after the InGen incident, Dr. Grant is happy with his life far from any dinosaurs other than the fossilized ones. Unfortunately, he is extremely short in research money, and therefore accepts the offer from a wealthy businessman.
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King Kong (2005)

Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
Actor: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Andy Serkis, Evan Parke, Jamie Bell
Screenplay: PN1997 .K437 1996
Summary: In the 1930s, a down-on-her-luck actress accompanies an over-ambitious filmmaker on an expedition to a remote island. There they encounter a terrifying giant ape who forms an attachment to the beautiful actress. Hoping to win fame and fortune, the filmmaker brings the ape back to New York City for public exhibition, with catastrophic results.
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La Jetee

Director: Chris Marker
Writer: Chris Marker
Actor: Helene Chatelain, Davos Hanich, Jacques Ledoux, Andre Heinrich, Jacques Branchu, Jean Negroni
Screenplay: PN1997 .J444 1992
Summary: An unnamed man experiments with time travel, in hopes of finding a solutions to the problems of his post-apocalyptic home era. Narrated almost entirely using black-and-white still photographs.
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Lady in the Water

Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Actor: Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeffrey Wright, Bob Balaban, Sarita Choudhury, Cindy Cheung, M. Night Shyamalan, Freddy Rodriguez, Bill Irwin, Mary Beth Hurt
Summary: Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the complex swimming pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect he new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world.
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The Last Man on Earth

Director: Ubaldo Ragona, Sidney Salkow
Writer: Furio M. Monetti, Ubaldo Ragona, William Leicester, Richard Matheson
Actor: Vincent Price, Franca Bettona, Emma Danieli, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart
Summary: One man survives a lethal virus that transforms all other humans into vampire-like zombies.
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Laurel and Hardy: March of the Wooden Soldiers

Director: Gus Meins, Charles Rogers
Writer: Frank Butler, Nick Grinde
Actor: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charlotte Henry
Summary: Two bumbling toy factory workers save the day when they learn of a plot to close the factory.
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Left Behind

Director: Vic Sarin
Writer: Tim F. LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins, Alan B. McElroy, Paul Lalonde, Joe Goodman
Actor: Kirk Cameron, Brad Johnson, Chelsea Noble, Clarence Gilyard, Janaya Stephens, Colin Fox, Gordon Currie, Daniel Pilon
Summary: On an overseas flight to London a journalist, Buck Williams, and a pilot, Rayford Steele, are caught in the middle of the most incredible event in history. Suddenly, without warning, dozens of passengers simply vanish into thin air. As chaos and anarchy engulf the world, both men set out on vastly different paths in a desperate search for answers.
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Legend

Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: William Hortsberg
Actor: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry, David Bennent, Alice Playten, Billy Barty, Cork Hubbert
Summary: A forest dweller is chosen to save a beautiful princess and defeat the Lord of Darkness.
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The Little Mermaid

Director: Ron Clements, John Musker
Writer: Roger Allers, Ron Clements, John Musker
Actor: Rene Auberjonois, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Jodi Benson, Pat Carroll, Paddi Edwards, Buddy Hackett, Jason Marin, Kenneth Mars, Ben Wright, Samuel E. Wright, Edie McClurg, Wil Ryan
Summary: Ariel is a fun-loving and mischievous mermaid who is enchanted with all things human. Disregarding her father's order to stay away from the world above the sea, she swims to the surface and, in a raging storm, rescues Prince Eric, the man of her dreams. Determined to be human, she strikes a bargain with the devious seawitch, Ursula, and trades her fins and beautiful voice for legs. With her best friend Flounder, and her reluctant chaperone Sebastian at her side, Ariel must win the prince's love and save her father's kingdom.
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Logan's Run

Director: Michael Anderson
Writer: David Zelag Goodman
Actor: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne, Farrah Fawcett-Majors, Peter Ustinov
Summary: In the 23rd century, humans forsake the ravaged outer environment by living in a vast, bubbled metropolis. There, computerized servo-mechanisms provide all needs and everyone can pursue endless hedonism. Endless, that is, until Lastday. That's when anyone who's 30 must submit to Carrousel, a soaring, spinning trip to eternity and supposed rebirth. Logan 5, a Sandman authorized to terminate Runners fleeing Carrousel, decides to become a Runner himself once he finds out the horrible truth about Lastday.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
Actor: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Andy Serkis, Christopher Lee, Bernard Hill, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble
Screenplay: PN1997 .L67 2000
Summary: From the idyllic shire of the Hobbits to the smoking chasms of Mordor, director Peter Jackson brings the world of J.R.R. Tolkien's novels to life as Frodo Baggins embarks on his epic quest to destroy the ring of Sauron.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
Actor: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Andy Serkis, Christopher Lee, Bernard Hill, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble
Summary: In this final chapter, Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring to the heart of Mordor.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
Actor: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Andy Serkis, Christopher Lee, Bernard Hill, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Karl Urban, John Noble
Summary: Frodo and Sam trek to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the members of the Fellowship at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
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Lost Horizon

Director: Frank Capra
Writer: Robert Riskin
Actor: Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, John Howard, Margo, Thomas Mitchell, Edward Everett Horton, Sam Jaffe
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks, PN1997 .L683 1936
Summary: Fleeing war-torn China, a small planeload of people are hijacked to an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped. There Conway, a British diplomat, falls in love with a beautiful woman, and is asked to remain in Shangri-La as its new leader.
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Lost in Space

Director: Stephen Hopkins
Writer: Akiva Goldsman
Actor: Gary Oldman, William Hurt, Matt LeBlanc, Mimi Rogers, Heather Graham, Lacey Chabert, Jack Johnson
Summary: The year is 2058. With the Earth's resources severely depleted human survival depends upon "The Jupiter Mission." This daring plan will launch an entire family - the Robinsons - into the farthest reaches of hyperspace to colonize Alpha Prime.
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The Lost World

Director: Irwin Allen
Writer: Charles Bennett, Irwin Allen
Actor: Michael Rennie, Jill St. John, David Hedison, Claude Rains, Fernando Lamas, Richard Haydn, Ray Stricklyn, Jay Novello, Vitina Marcus, Ian Wolfe
Summary: English zoology professor George Edward Challenger discovers a 'lost world' of Jurassic reptiles isolated within the thick, unexplored Amazon. To prove their existence, he organizes a group expedition with playboy Lord Roxton, American socialites Jennifer Holmes, her brother David Holmes, news writer and photographer Ed Malone and Challenger's colleague and rival Professor Walter Summerlee. Local pilot Gomez and travel guide Costa lead the pack on an awesome havoc-wreaking adventure where dinosaurs from long ago still roam free.
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Lucy

Director: Luc Besson
Writer: Luc Besson
Actor: Morgan Freeman, Scarlett Johansson, Min-sik Choi, Amr Waked
Summary: A young woman forced to become a drug mule for the mob develops superhuman abilities when the narcotics she's carrying in her stomach accidentally leak into her system.
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Mad Max

Director: George Miller
Writer: Byron Kennedy, James McCausland, George Miller
Actor: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Roger Ward, Steve Bisley, Tim Burns, Hugh Keays-Byrne
Summary: In the desolate near future, road cop Mad Max tires of chasing after vicious roving gangs and quits. When his wife and child are murdered by a motorcycle gang he returns to seek revenge.
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Mad Max beyond Thunderdome

Director: George Miller, George Ogilvie
Writer: Terry Hayes, George Miller
Actor: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner
Summary: Once again, Mad Max stands alone against the barbarians of a post-nuclear age. This time, Max defends the future--a group of abandoned children--and enters the gladiatorial maces-and-chainsaws combat inside Thunderdome arena.
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The Magic Flute

Trollflojten

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Writer: Emanuel Schikaneder, Alf Henrikson, Ingmar Bergman
Actor: Josef Kostlinger, Irma Urrila, Haken Hagegard, Elisabeth Eriksson, Ulrik Cold, Birgit Nordin, Ragnar Ulfung, Eric Saeden
Summary: An opera by Mozart, in which a handsome young man is enlisted to rescue the Queen of Night's daughter from an evil sorcerer.
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Mars Attacks!

Director: Tim Burton
Writer: Jonathan Gems
Actor: Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan, Danny DeVito, Martin Short, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michael J. Fox, Rod Steiger, Tom Jones, Lukas Haas, Natalie Portman, Jim Brown, Lisa Marie, Sylvia Sidney
Screenplay: PN1997 .M377 1996a
Summary: Mean, green invaders from the angry red planet attempt to take over the Earth.
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Mary Poppins

Director: Robert Stevenson
Writer: Bill Walsh, Don DaGradi
Actor: Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns, Hermione Baddeley, Karen Dotrice, Matthew Garber, Elsa Lanchester
Summary: Mary Poppins is a kind of Super-nanny who, with her magical umbrella, flies into the lives of a proper, upper crust Edwardian English banker and his two children. She proceeds to put things right with the aid of her rather extraordinary magical powers and, in the process, teaches the family just how much fun life can be.
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Masters of Horror: Dreams in the Witch House

Director: Stuart Gordon
Writer: Dennis Paoli, Stuart Gordon
Actor: Ezra Godden, Chelah Horsdal, Jay Brazeau
Summary: When stressed-out student Walter Gilman rents a room in a decrepit old house, his graduate thesis studies begin to take some very strange twists.
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Matrix Reloaded

Director: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Writer: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Actor: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Jada Pinkett Smith, Gloria Foster, Harold Perrineau, Monica Bellucci, Harry Lennix, Lambert Wilson, Randall Duk Kim, Nona Gaye, Anthony Zerbe
Summary: Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until Zion falls under siege to the Machine Army. Only a matter of hours separates the last human enclave on Earth from 250,000 Sentinels programmed to destroy humanity. The citizens of Zion, emboldened by Morpheus' conviction that the One will fulfill the prophecy and end the war with the Machines, invest all their hopes and expectations in Neo, who finds himself troubled by disturbing visions, searching for a correct course of action. In the quest to save the human race from extinction, greater insight into the construction of The Matrix--and Neo's pivotal role in the fate of humankind--is gained.
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Meteor

Director: Ronald Neame
Writer: Stanley Mann, Edmund H. North
Actor: Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Brian Keith, Martin Landau, Trevor Howard, Richard Dysart, Joseph Campanella, Henry Fonda
Summary: Science fiction drama about a five-mile meteor on a collision course with the earth. A scientist is summoned to Washington by NASA and is informed that a huge meteor will smash into earth in six days.
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Metropolis (1985-Restoration)

Director: Fritz Lang
Writer: Fritz Lang, Thea von Harbou
Actor: Brigitte Helm, Gustav Frohlich, Alfred Abel, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Theodor Loos, Fritz Rasp
Screenplay: PN1997 .M436
Summary: An expressionistic drama about authoritarianism and revolt in an industrialized metropolis of the 21st century.
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Metropolis (2002-Restoration)

Director: Fritz Lang
Writer: Fritz Lang, Thea von Harbou
Actor: Brigitte Helm, Gustav Frohlich, Rudolph Klein-Rogge, Alfred Abel, Theodor Loos, Heinrich George, Fritz Rasp, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbruchen
Screenplay: PN1997 .M436
Summary: The story of a 21st century city run by a 'super trustee' and his collaborators who live in a paradise-like garden. Workers are totally enslaved by machines and condemned to live underground. In the midst of this misery, a young woman, Maria, arises and attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors.
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The Mind Benders

Director: Basil Dearden
Writer: James Kennaway
Actor: Dirk Bogarde, Mary Ure, John Clements, Michael Bryant, Wendy Craig
Summary: When Dr. Henry Longman suspects that the death of his friend, a government scientist, may have been the result of brainwashing, he decides to prove his theory by subjecting himself to sensory deprivation.
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Mirror Mirror

Director: Tarsem Singh
Writer: Marc Klein, Jason Keller
Actor: Julia Roberts, Lily Collins, Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane, Mare Winningham, Michael Lerner, Sean Bean
Summary: An exiled princess is assisted by seven rebels in order to reinstate her stolen birthright.
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MirrorMask

Director: Dave McKean
Writer: Neil Gaiman
Actor: Stephanie Leonidas, Jason Barry, Rob Brydon, Gina McKee
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .M55 2005
Summary: A young girl has an extremely vivid and symbolic dream the night before her mother goes in for surgery.
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The Mist

Director: Frank Darabont
Writer: Frank Darabont
Actor: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden, Andre Braugher, Toby Jones, William Sadler, Jeffrey DeMunn, Frances Sternhagen, Alexa Davalos, Nathan Gamble, Chris Owen, Sam Witwer, Robert C. Treveiler, David Jensen, Jack Hurst
Summary: When Dave Drayton notices a strange mist on the lake, he does not think much of it. Later, when his son, Billy, his neighbor Brent Norton, and he travel to the grocery store, strange things begin to happen. On their way to the market, they see the army, the local firefighters, and the police heading toward the mist. When he sees this, Brent mentions something about 'Project Arrowhead,' a secret military plan that no one knows about. When an elderly man runs into the market with a bloody nose, declaring that something is in the mist, the store immediately becomes besieged by otherworldly creatures which the shoppers and employees must battle.
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The Mists of Avalon

Director: Uli Edel
Writer: Gavin Scott
Actor: Anjelica Huston, Julianna Margulies, Joan Allen, Samantha Mathis, Caroline Goodall, Edward Atterton, Michael Vartan, Michael Byrne, Hans Matheson
Summary: The mists of Avalon follows the women of Avalon from their childhoods through the ultimate fulfillment of their destinies in the battle between Christianity and Paganism that threatens to bring down Arthur's kingdom.
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Monsters, Inc.

Director: Peter Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich
Writer: Andrew Stanton, Daniel Gerson
Actor: John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi, James Coburn, Jennifer Tilly, Bob Peterson, John Ratzenberger, Frank Oz
Screenplay: PN1997 .M6596 2001
Summary: Monsters James P. Sullivan (Sully) and his partner Mike Wazowski work for Monsters, Inc., a utility company that collects children's screams to generate energy for the city Monstropolis. One night, Sully, the top scream-generator, and Mike accidentally let a human girl through her closet door into Monstropolis. They work to return the little girl to her own world, while the CEO of Monsters, Inc. tries to capture her in order to collect more scream energy.
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Moon

Director: Duncan Jones
Writer: Nathan Parker
Actor: Sam Rockwell, Dominique McElligott, Kaya Scodelario, Benedict Wong, Matt Berry, Malcolm Stewart, Kevin Spacey
Summary: Astronaut Sam Bell is completing a three-year contract with Lunar Industries to mine Earth's primary source of energy on the dark side of the moon: Helium-3. His declining health is causing headaches and hallucinations that lead to a near-fatal accident, rendering him unconscious. After recuperating, an unexpected discovery leads him to doubt his sanity, his identity, and the integrity of the company. Believing he is alone on his mission, his sole purpose is getting back home on his own.
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My Neighbor Totoro

Tonari no Totoro

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Actor: Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning, Tim Daly, Pat Carroll, Lea Salonga, Frank Welker, Paul Butcher
Summary: After moving to the country to be near their ailing mother, two young sisters are befriended by a variety of mysterious creatures.
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Mysterious Island

Director: Cy Endfield
Writer: John Prebble, Daniel B. Ullman, Crane Wilbur
Actor: Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan, Gary Merrill, Beth Rogan, Herbert Lom
Summary: Escapees from a Confederate prison camp seize a balloon which is wrecked on a Pacific island, where Captain Nemo of the submarine Nautilus attempts to rescue them from the dangers of the island.
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Night at the Museum

Director: Shawn Levy
Writer: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon
Actor: Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Dick Van Dyke, Mickey Rooney, Bill Cobbs, Jake Cherry, Ricky Gervais, Robin Williams, Mizuo Peck, Kim Raver, Patrick Gallagher, Rami Malek, Pierfrancesco Favino
Summary: Larry Daley is a divorced father who can't seem to keep a job for more than a week. As a last resort, Larry applies for a job as a night shift security guard at the American Museum of Natural History. However, a seemingly easy job turns out to be an adventure when he finds that an ancient curse causes the 'inhabitants' of the museum to come to life at night.
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The Night Is Young

Mauvais Sang

Director: Leos Carax
Writer: Leos Carax
Actor: Michel Piccoli, Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant
Summary: A fictional AIDS-like plague called STBO is infecting adolescents, and the only known serum is locked away at the top of a skyscraper.
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Night Key

Director: Lloyd Corrigan
Writer: Tristram Tupper, John C. Moffitt
Actor: Boris Karloff, J. Warren Hull
Summary: An ingenious inventor of a security system is kidnapped by a gang of burglars and forced to help them commit robberies.
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The Omega Man

Director: Boris Sagal
Writer: John William, Joyce H. Corrington
Actor: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Eric Laneuville, Paul Koslo, Lincoln Kilpatrick
Summary: Biological war has decimated life on earth. Los Angeles is a windswept ghost town where Robert Neville tools his convertible through sunlit streets, foraging for supplies. And makes damn sure he gets undercover before sundown, when other 'inhabitants' emerge.
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One Million Years B.C.

Director: Don Chaffey
Writer: Michael Carreras
Actor: John Richardson, Raquel Welch
Summary: Cave men battle a host of prehistoric creatures in this original dinosaur movie.
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Pan's Labyrinth

El laberinto del fauno

Director: Guillermo del Toro
Writer: Guillermo del Toro
Actor: Ariadna Gil, Ivana Baquero, Sergi Lopez, Maribel Verdu, Doug Jones, Alex Angulo, Federico Luppi, Manolo Solo, Cesar Vea, Roger Casamajor, Ivan Massague, Gonzalo Uriarte
Summary: Set in 1944 Spain, against the backdrop of the anti-Franco guerrilla warfare. When young Ofelia and her mother go to live with her new stepfather on a rural military outpost, she finds herself in a world of unimaginable cruelty. Soon Ofelia finds the creatures of her imagination in which she used to escape have become a reality and she must battle them to save both her mother and herself. In the terrifying battle that ensues, Ofelia soon learns that innocence has a power that evil cannot imagine.
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Panic in Year Zero!

Director: Ray Milland
Writer: Jay Simms, John Morton
Actor: Ray Milland, Jean Hagen, Frankie Avalon, Mary Mitchell, Joan Freeman
Summary: Details what might happen to the survivors of a nuclear attack.
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Paprika

Director: Satoshi Kon
Writer: Seishi Minakami, Satoshi Kon
Actor: Megumi Hayashibara, Toru Emori, Katsunosuke Hori, Toru Furuya
Summary: A revolutionary machine has been built that allows scientists to enter and record a subject's dream. After the machine is stolen, a fearless detective and brilliant therapist join forces to recover the device before it falls into the hands of a 'dream terrorist.'
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Peggy Sue Got Married

Director: Francis Coppola
Writer: Jerry Leichtling, Arlene Sarner
Actor: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller, Catherine Hicks, Joan Allen, Kevin J. O'Connor, Barbara Harris
Screenplay: PN1997 .P4 1984a
Summary: Peggy Sue, a mother of two who runs her own business & is coping with an impending divorce, attends her 25th high school reunion, where a freak mishap sends her decades back in time, giving her the power to create an entirely different future for herself.
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Peter Pan (1953)

Director: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske
Writer: Milt Banta, William Cottrell, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Ted Sears, Ralph Wright
Actor: Bobby Driscoll, Kathryn Beaumont, Paul Collins, Tommy Luske, Bill Thompson, Hans Conried, Heather Angel, Candy Candido, Tony Butala
Summary: Fantastic adventures await Wendy Darling and her brothers when Peter Pan whisks them away to the magical world of Never Land. After following Peter and his feisty sidekick Tinker Bell, they explore the island and Peter's secret hideout with the Lost Boys and leap into high-flying battles with swashbuckling pirates and the infamous Captain Hook.
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The Phantom

Director: Simon Wincer
Writer: Jeffrey Boam
Actor: Billy Zane, Treat Williams, Patrick McGoohan, Kristy Swanson, Catherine Zeta Jones, James Remar
Summary: An expedition lands on the island of Bengalla, seeking the legendary skulls of Touganda. Believed to harness an energy force of incalculable power, the skulls could spell disaster for mankind.
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Pi

Director: Darren Aronofsky
Writer: Darren Aronofsky
Actor: Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, Samia Shoaib, Pamela Hart, Ajay Naidu, Joanne Gordon, Stephen Pearlman
Screenplay: PN1997 .P47852 1998, Emerson EBooks
Summary: A brilliant mathematician teeters on the brink of insanity as he searches for an elusive numerical code that will allow him to predict patterns in the stock market.
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Plan 9 from Outer Space

Director: Edward D. Wood, Jr.
Writer: Edward D. Wood, Jr.
Actor: Bela Lugosi, Gregory Walcott, Vampira, Tor Johnson, Conrad Brooks, Paul Marco, Norma McCarty Wood
Screenplay: PN1997 .P517 1956a
Summary: Aliens attempt to take over the Earth (for the 9th time) with an army of zombies.
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Planet of the Apes

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Writer: Michael Wilson, Rod Serling
Actor: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Whitmore, James Daly, Linda Harrison, Robert Gunner, Lou Wagner, Woodrow Parfrey, Jeff Burton, Buck Kartalian, Norman Burton, Wright King, Paul Lambert
Summary: After crash-landing on an uncharted planet, astronaut Taylor (Charlton Heston) finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Soon, Taylor's life depends on the kindness of the chimpanzee scientists Cornelius (Roddy McDowall) and Zira (Kim Hunter) and his escape to the Forbidden Zone, where he uncovers an earth-shattering secret that may hold the key to his own destiny.
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Planet of the Vampires

Terrore nello spazio

Director: Mario Bava
Writer: Ib Melchoir, Louis M. Heyward
Actor: Barry Sullivan, Norma Bengell, Angel Aranda, Evi Marandi
Summary: Science-fantasy of a spaceship looking for missing comrades on a mystery planet where a strange power controls their minds.
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Primer

Director: Shane Carruth
Writer: Shane Carruth
Actor: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Casey Gooden, Anand Upadhyaya, Carrie Crawford
Summary: PRIMER is set in the industrial park/suburban tract-home fringes of an unnamed contemporary city where two young engineers, Abe and Aaron, are members of a small group of men who work by day for a large corporation while conducting extracurricular experiments on their own time in a garage. While tweaking their current project, a device that reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it by blocking gravitational pull, they accidentally discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities--ones that could enable them to do and to have seemingly anything they want. Taking advantage of this unique opportunity is the first challenge they face. Dealing with the consequences is the next.
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The Princess and the Frog

Director: Ron Clements, John Musker
Writer: Ron Clements, John Musker, Rob Edwards
Actor: Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, Keith David, Michael-Leon Wooley, Jennifer Cody, Jim Cummings, Peter Bartlett, Jenifer Lewis, Oprah Winfrey, Terrence Howard, John Goodman
Summary: New Orleans. Arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana cross paths. Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by a conniving voodoo magician. Tiana follows suit when she decides to kiss the amphibian royalty. With the help of a trumpet-playing alligator, a Cajun firefly, and an old blind lady who lives in a boat in a tree, Naveen and Tiana must race to break the spell and fulfill their dreams.
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Princess Mononoke

Mononoke-hime

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Actor: Billy Crudup, Billy Bob Thornton, Minnie Driver, John Dimaggio, Claire Danes, John DeMita, Jada Pinkett Smith, Gillian Anderson, Keith David
Summary: After Ashitaka develops a deadly virus, he travels the forests in search of a cure and becomes entangled in the bitter battles of the people that he meets.
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Project Moonbase

Director: Richard Talmadge
Writer: Robert Heinlein, Jack Seaman
Actor: Donna Martell, Hayden Rorke, Ross Ford, Larry Johns, Herb Jacobs, Barbara Morrison, Ernestine Barrier, James Craven
Summary: Takes place on a space station, where a group of pilots and scientists draw up plans to establish a U.S. military base on the moon. This project is nearly stymied by a Russian spy intent on destroying the station.
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Prometheus

Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: Jon Spaihts, Damon Lindelof
Actor: Guy Pearce, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green
Summary: Explorers have discovered a clue that brings them to the origins of mankind on Earth. This leads them on a journey that takes them to the darkest corners of the universe.
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The Queen of Spades

Director: Thorold Dickinson
Writer: Rodney Ackland, Arthur Boys
Actor: Anton Walbrook, Edith Evans, Ronald Howard, Mary Jerrold, Yvonne Mitchell
Summary: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns of a key to gaming riches, he will stop at nothing to steal it the sinister secret for himself.
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Rabid

Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: David Cronenberg
Actor: Marilyn Chambers, Joe Silver, Howard Ryshpan, Patricia Gage, Susan Roman, Frank Moore
Screenplay: PN1998.3.C75 C65 2002, Emerson EBooks
Summary: After a motorcycle accident and experimental surgery, Rose develops an unexplained lesion and a desire for human blood.
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Re-Animator

Director: Stuart Gordon
Writer: Dennis Paoli, William J. Norris, Stuart Gordon
Actor: Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale, Robert Sampson, Jeffrey Combs
Summary: Herbert West is obsessed with the idea of bringing the dead back to life. Experimenting with a glowing green fluid, he successfully reanimates dead tissue. However, the dead are uncontrollable and difficult to subdue.
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The Return of Doctor X

Director: Vincent Sherman
Writer: Lee Katz
Actor: Wayne Morris, Rosemary Lane, Humphrey Bogart
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks
Summary: A New York journalist finds himself out of a job when the actress that he reports as dead shows up alive and threatening to sue his newspaper.
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The Road

Director: John Hillcoat
Writer: Joe Penhall
Actor: Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall, Guy Pearce, Molly Parker, Michael Kenneth Williams, Garret Dillahunt, Charlize Theron
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .R62 2009
Summary: A holocaust has destroyed the world. Civilization lies in ruins. Nothing grows. The Man and his young son, the Boy, struggle across the devastated, post-apocalyptic landscape, pushing their belongings in a shopping cart, hoping to reach the coast. It is almost impossible to find any food. Life on the road is a deadly game of hide, seek, and devour with bloodthirsty bands of roving, starving, survivalist types, many of whom have fallen into cannibalism. The Man carries the curse of remembering the world as it once was, while for the Boy, the world has always been destroyed, any intimation that life was once different is foreign to his existence. Love--of the Man and Boy for each other--is the one testament to a humanity that remains, even in the face of total chaos.
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Road Warrior

Director: George Miller
Writer: Terry Hayes, George Miller, Brian Hannant
Actor: Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Mike Preston, Max Phipps, Vernon Wells, Emil Minty
Summary: Story is set in the post-nuclear outback of Australia where a battle is raged by a tiny band of civilized survivors and a group of barbarians over a precious cache of gasoline.
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Robinson Crusoe on Mars

Director: Byron Haskin
Writer: Ib Melchior, John Higgins
Actor: Paul Mantee, Victor Lundin, Adam West
Summary: When his spaceship crash-lands on the barren wastelands of Mars, U.S. astronaut Commander 'Kit' Draper must fight for survival, with a pet monkey his only companion until he meets 'Friday,' an alien.
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Robocop

Director: Paul Verhoeven
Writer: Edward Neumeier, Michael Miner
Actor: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox, Kurtwood Smith, Miguel Ferrer
Summary: RoboCop is designed to stop a crimewave which is spreading all across America. The cyborg, created from the body of a slain Detroit police officer, is programmed to serve the public trust, uphold the law and protect the innocent. All goes well at first and Robocop stops every sleaze ball he encounters, but there are forces which will stop at nothing to see him eliminated.
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Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise

Oritsu Uchugun: Oneamisu no Tsubasa

Director: Hiroyuki Yamaga
Writer: Hiroyuki Yamaga
Actor: Bryan Cranston, Steve Blum, Mari Devon
Summary: War between the Kingdom of Honneamise and its archrival, The Republic, seems inevitable. But even as the two nations' rapidly evolving technology creates new ways to wage greater and more deadly forms of warfare, a small group seeks to use those same advances to propel mankind forward into the future and into space in the world's first manned spaceflight program. For astronaut candidate Shirotsugh Lhadatt, it's not just a journey beyond the reach of the atmosphere, but a personal odyssey.
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The Santa Clause

Director: John Pasquin
Writer: Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick
Actor: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Peter Boyle, Eric Lloyd, David Krumholtz, Larry Brandenberg, Mary Gross
Summary: Scott is distressed to learn that his ex-wife and her husband have informed his son, Charlie, that there is no Santa Claus. While a sullen Charlie visits his dad on Christmas Eve, a noise on the roof brings them outside. It turns out that there is a Santa after all, and Scott has just accidentally killed him. Because of 'the Santa clause,' Scott inherits the job of Santa. As the next year passes, Scott rapidly gains weight, grows a white beard and meets the elf Bernard. Charlie's stepdad becomes concerned about Scott and forces him to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
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The Santa Clause 2

Director: Michael Lembeck
Writer: Don Rhymer, Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, Ed Decter, John J. Strauss
Actor: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Elizabeth Mitchell, David Krumholtz, Eric Lloyd, Spencer Breslin, Kevin Pollak, Molly Shannon
Summary: Scott Calvin has been Santa Claus for the past eight years, and his elves consider him the best ever. But Santa's world is turned upside down when his son gets on the naughty list, and if Scott doesn't marry soon, he'll stop being Santa forever.
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Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

Director: Michael Lembeck
Writer: Ed Decter, John J. Strauss
Actor: Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Ann-Margret, Eric Lloyd, Spencer Breslin, Liliana Mumy, Alan Arkin, Martin Short, Abigail Breslin
Summary: With another Christmas season fast approaching, Santa Claus/Scott Calvin is feeling even more pressure. Mrs. Claus is expecting a little Claus. She is also longing for the company of some 'tall people.' So Scott agrees to let her parents visit as long as they believe that they're really in Canada rather than at the North Pole. Further complicating matters is a visit by Scott's ex-wife, her husband, and their daughter, Lucy. A member of the Council of Legendary Figures, Jack Frost is a very bad boy. He is supremely jealous of the figures who have their own holidays, especially Santa. So he launches a plan to sabotage the toy factory and compel Scott to invoke the little-known Escape Clause and wish he'd never become Santa. The resulting chaos has Scott rewinding 12 years and juggling a full house of family and the mischievous Jack Frost, who is scheming to take over the 'big guy's' holiday.
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Satan Bug

Director: John Sturges
Writer: James Clavell, Edward Anhalt
Actor: George Maharis, Richard Basehart, Anne Francis, Dana Andrews, John Larkin, Richard Bull, Frank Sutton, Ed Asner, Simon Oakland, John Anderson, John Clarke, Hari Rhodes, Martin Blaine, Henry Beckman, Harry Lauter, James Hong
Summary: Containers of a lethal microbe are stolen from a top-secret U.S. germ warfare laboratory. The group behind the theft plans to annihilate Los Angeles.
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A Scanner Darkly

Director: Richard Linklater
Writer: Richard Linklater
Actor: Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey, Jr., Woody Harrelson, Rory Cochrane, Winona Ryder, Sean Allen, Mitch Baker, Cliff Haby, Steven Chester Prince, Natasha Valdez
Summary: Set in a future world where America has lost the war on drugs, an L.A. undercover agents change their faces along with their identities. One officer's liberal ingestion of the drug 'Substance D' causes him to develop a split personality, a notorious drug dealer. Along with his superior officers, the police set up an elaborate scheme to catch his drug dealer alter-ego and tear down his operation. Filmed using an animation technique called interpolated rotoscope, with animation over filmed sequences.
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The Science of Sleep

Director: Michel Gondry
Writer: Michel Gondry
Actor: Gael Garcia Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alaine Chabat
Summary: A playful romantic fantasy set inside the topsy-turvey brain of Stephane, an eccentric young man whose dreams constantly invade his waking life. Unable to find the secret to his neighbor's heart while awake, he searches for the answer in his dreams.
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Shopping

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Writer: Paul W.S. Anderson
Actor: Sadie Frost, Jude Law, Sean Pertwee, Fraser James, Marianne Faithful, Sean Bean, Jonathan Pryce
Summary: A young thief named Billy drives stolen cars through store windows to steal the merchandise. As his rivalry with another thief grows, his 'shopping' becomes more ambitious. Can Billy survive his addiction to excitement?
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Shrek

Director: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson
Writer: Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Joe Stillman, Roger S.H. Schulman
Actor: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow, Vincent Cassell
Screenplay: PN1997 .S492 2001a
Summary: A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess from a tyrannical lord.
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Signs

Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Writer: M. Night Shyamalan
Actor: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Cherry Jones, Rory Culkin, Abigail Breslin, Patricia Kalember
Summary: In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a five-hundred-foot crop circle is found on the farm of Graham Hess, the town's reverend. The circles cause a media frenzy and test Hess's faith as he journeys to find out the truth behind the crop circles.
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Silent Running

Director: Douglas Trumbull
Writer: Deric Washburn, Mike Cimino, Steven Bochco
Actor: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint
Summary: A botanist has spent three years aboard the space freighter 'Valley Forge' preserving the only botanical specimens left from Earth under huge geodesic domes. When he receives orders to destroy the project and return home, he rebels and hijacks the space craft, killing his fellow crewman and injuring himself. He plunges the ship into the gaseous Rings of Saturn, where he embarks on the loneliest adventure of all with only two drone robots to keep him company.
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Slaughterhouse-five

Director: George Roy Hill
Writer: Stephen Geller
Actor: Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche, Sharon Gans, Valerie Perrine, Holly Near, Perry King, Kevin Conway, Friedrich Ledebur, Nick Belle, Sorrell Booke, Roberts Blossom, John Dehner, Gary Waynesmith, Richard Schaal, Gilmer McCormick, Stan Gottlieb, Karl Otto Alberty
Summary: Billy Pilgrim has become unstuck in time. An otherwise typical soldier in WWII, without warning, he jumps back and forth in his life with no control over where he is going next. Sometimes he is an ophthalmologist at home in suburbia; deep in World War II Europe, surviving the Allied bombing of Dresden; on the planet Tralfamadore, being held captive by aliens in an intergalactic zoo--accompanied by a porn star. In the end, he learns that the many tragic and sometimes funny ironies of life--the randomness of tragedy, the cruelty and senselessness of war, and man's complete lack of control over his fate--remain constant.
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Sleepy Hollow

Director: Tim Burton
Writer: Andrew Kevin Walker
Actor: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon, Casper Van Dien, Jeffrey Jones, Christopher Lee
Summary: In this version of Washington Irving's classic tale, Ichabod Crane is an eccentric investigator sent to Sleepy Hollow to probe a series of murders allegedly committed by a headless horseman.
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Snow White and the Huntsman

Director: Rupert Sanders
Writer: Evan Daugherty, John Lee Hancock, Hossein Amini
Actor: Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Sam Claflin, Sam Spruell
Summary: After evil Queen Ravenna sends a huntsman into the forest to kill Snow White, she discovers that the huntsman instead teaches Snow White to become a warrior and fight against the Queen.
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Solaris

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Writer: Fridrikh Gorenshtein, Andrei Tarkovsky
Actor: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Juri Jarvet, Vladislav Dvorzhetsky, Nikolai Grinko, Anatoli Solonitsyn
Summary: Adapted from a Stanislaw Lem novel. Ground control has been receiving strange transmissions from the three remaining residents of the Solaris space station. When cosmonaut and psychologist Kris Kelvin is sent to investigate, he experiences the strange phenomena that afflict the Solaris crew, sending him on a voyage into the darkest recesses of his own consciousness.
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Son of Kong

Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack
Writer: Ruth Rose
Actor: Robert Armstrong, Helen Mack, Frank Reicher, John Marston, Victor Wong, Lee Kohlmar, Ed Brady
Summary: King Kong's descendant is discovered on an island amid the prehistoric creatures in this sequel to the immensely popular King Kong.
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Song of the Sea

Director: Tomm Moore
Writer: Will Collins
Actor: David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, Lisa Hannigan, Pat Shortt, Jon Kenny
Summary: When Saoirse and Ben's mother mysteriously disappears into the ocean, the two children go on an epic journey to find out the truth about her, and in the process, discover mystical secrets about both their mother and Saoirse herself.
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Soylent Green

Director: Richard Fleischer
Writer: Stanley R. Greenberg
Actor: Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Edward G. Robinson
Screenplay: PN1997 .S65642 1973
Summary: Charlton Heston plays a cop in this 21st century science-fiction horror story. The setting is New York, teeming with 40 million citizens, most of whom are out of work. Environmental erosion is almost complete and voluntary death is encouraged by government-sponsored clinics. For their food, the people have grown to rely almost totally on a greenish, wafer-like substance called soylent. As Heston investigates the murder of a magnate in the dictatorial Soylent Company, he comes face to face with the hideous truth about the secret ingredient of 'Soylent Green.'
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Spirited Away

Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi

Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Actor: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Jason Marsden, Lauren Holly, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Chiklis, Tara Strong
Summary: When a young girl gets trapped in a strange new world of spirits, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free herself and rescue her parents.
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Stalker

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Writer: Arkadi Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky
Actor: Alice Freindlich, Alexsander Kaidanovsky, Anatoly Solonitsyn, Nikolay Grinko
Summary: At the center of an outlawed region called The Zone lies a mystical room altered by unnatural forces. Armed guards are the first in a series of lethal obstructions that prevent outsiders from reaching the place where fantastic powers can fulfill man's greatest desires. Only the Stalker can lead a scientist and writer through The Zone where an obstacle course of mental and physical barriers tests the limits of their endurance. At the end they must face a room where the center of power and evil confronts them and the future of mankind.
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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Director: Nicholas Meyer
Writer: Jack B. Sowards, Nicholas Meyer
Actor: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelly, James Doohan, Walter Koenig, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Kirstie Alley, Paul Winfield, Ricardo Montalban
Summary: The Federation Starship U.S.S. Enterprise is on routine training maneuvers, and Admiral James T. Kirk seems resigned to the fact that this may be his last space mission. But Khan--a brilliant renegade of 20th Century Earth--is back with his exiled band of genetic supermen and setting a deadly trap for his old enemy Kirk ... with the threat of a universal Armageddon!
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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Director: Leonard Nimoy
Writer: Harve Bennett
Actor: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Merritt Butrick, Christopher Lloyd, Robin Curtis
Screenplay: PN1997 .S65942 1983a
Summary: Sarek, Spock's father, informs Captain Kirk that McCoy is harboring Spock's living essence. With that knowledge, Kirk steals the Enterprise and defies Starfleet's Genesis planet quarantine to help his friends.
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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Director: Leonard Nimoy
Writer: Steve Meerson, Peter Krikes, Nicholas Meyer, Harve Bennett
Actor: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Catherine Hicks
Summary: Kirk and his crew time travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they encounter the alien life of punk, pizza, and exact-change buses while trying to capture two almost-extinct humpback whales to take back with them to the 23rd century.
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Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Director: Robert Wise
Writer: Harold Livingston
Actor: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Deforest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Majel Barrett, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Persis Khambatta, Stephen Collins
Screenplay: PN1997 .S65932 1978
Summary: When an unidentified alien destroys three powerful Klingon cruisers, Captain James T. Kirk and his crew return to the newly-transformed U.S.S. Enterprise to stop the alien intruder on its flight toward Earth.
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Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Director: George Lucas
Writer: George Lucas
Actor: Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Ian McDiarmid, Pernilla August, Hugh Quarshie, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Samuel L. Jackson, Frank Oz
Screenplay: PN1997 .S735 1997
Summary: As imminent conflict brews between the powerful Trade Federation and the peaceful planet of Naboo, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi travel to Naboo to warn the Queen of the galactic fallout which is to follow.
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Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones

Director: George Lucas
Writer: George Lucas, Jonathan Hales
Actor: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz
Summary: Ten years after the events of Phantom menace, Senator Padme Amidala survives an assassination attempt. The Jedi Council send Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker to protect her.
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Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Director: George Lucas
Writer: George Lucas
Actor: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Frank Oz, Jimmy Smits, Peter Mayhew, Ahmed Best, Oliver Ford Davies, Temuera Morrison, Anthony Daniels, Silas Carson, Kenny Baker, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee
Summary: Torn between loyalty to his mentor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the seductive powers of the Sith, Anakin Skywalker ultimately turns his back on the Jedi. This begins his complete journey to the dark side and his transformation into Darth Vader.
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Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope

Director: George Lucas
Writer: George Lucas
Actor: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Alec Guinness, Peter Cushing
Screenplay: PN1997 .A1 S725 1997, PN1997 .S65943 1976
Summary: Obi-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guinness) guides intrepid Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) on a valiant bid to save the captured Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) from Darth Vader (voiced by James Earl Jones). With his trusty droids and smuggler Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Skywalker must also destroy the Galactic Empire's all-powerful weapon: the Death Star. George Lucas cemented his status as a pop-culture legend with this classic battle between good and evil.
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Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Director: Irvin Kershner
Writer: Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan
Actor: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, James Earl Jones, Billy Dee Williams, Alec Guinness, Peter Cushing, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, David Prowse, Frank Oz, Jeremy Bulloch
Screenplay: PN1997.A1 S725 1997
Summary: George Lucas's epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader (voiced by James Earl Jones) is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), cocky Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.
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Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

Director: Richard Marquand
Writer: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas
Actor: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, James Earl Jones, Billy Dee Williams, Alec Guinness, Peter Cushing, Warwick Davis, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, David Prowse, Frank Oz, Sebastian Shaw, Ian McDiarmid
Screenplay: PN1997.A1 S725 1997, PN1997 .R47 1982
Summary: Director George Lucas delivers the finale to his original epic space trilogy with the rebel forces' last stand against the Empire and Luke Skywalker's (Mark Hamill) fateful confrontation with his nemesis, Darth Vader (voiced by James Earl Jones). Skywalker tries to rescue Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) from Jabba the Hutt, while the rebel army and the small, furry Ewoks battle the enormity of the rebuilt Death Star.
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Summer Wars

Sama Wozu

Director: Mamoru Hosoda
Writer: Satoko Okudera
Actor: Ryunosuke Kamiki, Nanami Sakuraba, Mitsuki Tanimura, Sumiko Fuji
Summary: Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He's good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time hanging out in the all-powerful, online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has - until the girl of his dreams, Natsuki, hijacks him for a starring role as a fake fiance at her family reunion. Things only get stranger from there. A late-night email containing a cryptic mathematic riddle leads to the unleashing of a rogue AI.
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Super 8

Director: J.J. Abrams
Writer: J.J. Abrams
Actor: Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Gabriel Basso, Noah Emmerich, Ron Eldard, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee, Zach Mills
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .S86 2010
Summary: In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witnesses a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie. Soon they suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town. The local deputy tries to uncover the truth, something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.
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The Terminator

Director: James Cameron
Writer: James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd
Actor: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Lance Henriksen, Paul Winfield, Bill Paxton
Summary: In 2029, giant super-computers dominate the planet and to destroy man's future by changing the past, they send an indestructible cyborg, a Terminator, back in time to kill a woman whose unborn son will become mankind's only hope.
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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

Director: Jonathan Mostow
Writer: John Brancato, Michael Ferris
Actor: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Claire Danes, Kristanna Loken, David Andrews, Mark Famiglietti, Earl Boen, Moira Harris, Chopper Bernet
Summary: It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X, a robotic assassin ordered to finish what T-1000 started.
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The Thing

Director: John Carpenter
Writer: Bill Lancaster
Actor: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, Thomas Waites
Summary: Set in the winter of 1982 at a research station in Antarctica, a twelve man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, the THING creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them.
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The Thirteenth Floor

Director: Josef Rusnak
Writer: Josef Rusnak, Ravel Centeno-Rodriguez
Actor: Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Vincent D'Onofrio, Dennis Haysbert, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Summary: To uncover the mystery of a violent slaying and reveal true intentions of a beautiful seductress, a young scientist must crossover to the virtual world he has created.
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THX 1138

Director: George Lucas
Writer: George Lucas, Walter Murch
Actor: Donald Pleasence, Robert Duvall, Don Pedro Colley, Maggie McOmie, Ian Wolfe, Sid Haig, Marshall Efron, John Pearce, Johnny Weissmuller, Robert Feero, Irene Forrest, Claudette Bessing
Summary: A man whose mind and body are controlled by the government ... makes a harrowing attempt to escape from a world where thoughts are controlled, freedom is an impossibility and love is the ultimate crime.
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Tideland

Director: Terry Gilliam
Writer: Tony Grisoni, Terry Gilliam
Actor: Jodelle Ferland, Janet McTeer, Brendan Fletcher, Jennifer Tilly, Jeff Bridges, Dylan Taylor, Wendy Anderson, Sally Crooks
Summary: After her mother dies from a heroin overdose, Jeliza-Rose is taken from the big city to live in a rural farmhouse with her father. She tries to settle into a new life in a house her father had purchased for his now-deceased mother. Jeliza-Rose's attempts to deal with her life change, but the result is her increasingly odd behavior. Jeliza-Rose begins to communicate with her bodiless Barbie doll heads and Dell, a neighborhood woman who always wears a beekeeper's veil.
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Time after Time

Director: Nicholas Meyer
Writer: Nicholas Meyer
Actor: Malcolm McDowell, David Warner, Mary Steenburgen
Summary: H.G. Wells, whose time-travel pursuit of Jack the Ripper delivers him to a modern-day San Francisco, discovers a society far different from the utopia he had envisioned.
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Time Bandits

Director: Terry Gilliam
Writer: Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin
Actor: Craig Warnock, John Cleese, Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Ralph Richardson, Peter Vaughan, David Warner
Screenplay: PN1997 .T525 1981
Summary: A young boy escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarves. Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being, they plunder treasure from Napoleon and Agamemnon, but the Evil Genius is watching their every move!.
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The Tingler (Box-Set)

Director: William Castle
Writer: Robb White
Actor: Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman, Patricia Cutts
Summary: The Tingler follows a pathologist (Vincent Price) as he searches for the cause of a series of deaths and discovers that the victims have a large insect-like creature growing on their spinal chords.
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The Tingler (Singleton)

Director: William Castle
Writer: Robb White
Actor: Vincent Price, Judith Evelyn, Darryl Hickman, Patricia Cutts, Pamela Lincoln, Philip Coolidge
Summary: Vincent Price stars as an obsessed doctor who discovers that fear manifests itself as a parasitic creature, which grows on the spinal cords of terrified people. If they scream, The Tingler can be destroyed. If they don't, it will sever the spinal column and kill them. He successfully isolates and removes The Tingler from a deaf-mute (Judith Evelyn) who has been scared to death by her devious husband. Once captured, the Tingler escapes and runs amok in a crowded movie theater. Terror is loose, but can it be stopped?.
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Tom Thumb

Director: George Pal
Writer: Ladislas Fodor
Actor: Russ Tamblyn, Alan Young, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Jessie Matthews, June Thorburn, Bernard Miles, Stan Freburg
Summary: Tom Thumb, the son of a woodcutter, is only 5 1/2 inches tall. Tom overcomes hard luck and huge obstacles while saving his parents from harm.
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Toy Story

Director: John Lasseter
Writer: Joss Whedon, Andrew Stanton, Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow
Actor: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Annie Potts, John Morris, Erik Von Detter, Laurie Metcalf, R. Lee Ermey, Sarah Freeman
Screenplay: PN1997 .T646 1995
Summary: Woody the cowboy and Buzz Lightyear, two talking toys, have a fantastic adventure when they go out into the world. This new version contains improved video and audio along with several new bonus features, including all-new games and music videos, new deleted scenes, documentary featurettes, and more.
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Transformers

Director: Michael Bay
Writer: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman
Actor: Shia LaBeouf, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel, Anthony Anderson, Megan Fox, Rachael Taylor, Kevin Dunn, Julie White, Michael O'Neill, Amaury Nolasco, Zack Ward, W. Morgan Sheppard, John Robinson, Travis Van Winkle, John Turturro, Jon Voight, Peter Cullen, Mark Ryan, Darius McCrary, Robert Foxworth, Jess Harnell, Hugo Weaving, Jim Wood, Reno Wilson, Charlie Adler
Summary: On the planet Cybertron, a war was waged between the Autobots and the Decepticons for control of the Allspark, a mystical talisman that would grant unlimited power to whoever possessed it. The Allspark is smuggled off the planet, but Megatron goes in search of it. He tracks it to Earth and his desire for power sends him into the Arctic Ocean. The sheer cold forces him into a paralyzed state. His body is later recovered, and before going into a comatose state he uses the last of his energy to engrave a map, showing the location of the Allspark, into the Captain's glasses. A century later, Spike buys his first car. To his shock, he discovers it is an Autobot in disguise. He is to protect Spike, who bears the Captain's glasses. Other Transformers have arrived In the desert of Qatar and the Decepticons attack a U.S. military base. Spike and his girlfriend Mikaela find themselves in the middle of a grand battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons. Meanwhile, within the depths of Hoover Dam, the cryogenically stored form of Megatron awakens.
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Upstream Color

Director: Shane Carruth
Writer: Shane Carruth
Actor: Amy Seimetz, Shane Carruth, Andrew Sensenig, Thiago Martins
Summary: Kris is derailed from her life when she is drugged by a small-time thief. She is unknowingly drawn into the life cycle of a presence that permeates the microscopic world, moving to nematodes, plant life, livestock, and back again. Along the way, she finds another being-a familiar, who is equally consumed by the mysterious presence. The two search urgently for a place of safety within each other as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of their wrecked lives.
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Videodrome (2-Disc-Criterion-Edition)

Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: David Cronenberg
Actor: James Woods, Sonja Smits, Deborah Harry, Peter Dvorsky, Les Carlson, Jack Creley, Lynne Gorman, Julie Khaner, Reiner Schwartz
Summary: A cable TV executive discovers an underground TV show called Videodrome, a hyperviolent torture show. His quest to find the origin of the show may result in the loss of his sanity.
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Videodrome (One-Disc-Regular-Edition)

Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: David Cronenberg
Actor: James Woods, Sonja Smits, Deborah Harry
Summary: Cable TV programmer Max Renn seeks out the ultimate in bizarre shows for his channel. He meets a mysterious supplier named Harlan who gives him access to an underground sex and violence network called 'Videodrome.'
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Village of the Damned

Director: Wolf Rilla
Writer: Stirling Silliphant, Wolf Rilla, Ronald Kinnoch
Actor: George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Michael Gwynn, Laurence Naismith, John Phillips, Richard Vernon, Jenny Laird, Richard Warner, Thomas Heathcote, Martin Stephens
Summary: A shocking tale of strange, emotionless children who plot to destroy their small English village.
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War of the Worlds

Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Josh Friedman, David Koepp
Actor: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Miranda Otto, Justin Chatwin, Tim Robbins, Rick Gonzalez, Yul Vazquez, Lenny Venito, Lisa Ann Walter, Morgan Freeman
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .W37 2005
Summary: A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens.
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Wargames

Director: John Badham
Writer: Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes
Actor: Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy, Barry Corbin
Screenplay: PN1997 .W37 1982, PN1997 .W37 2003
Summary: Young computer genius David Lightman breaks into the Defense Department's war computer, but what he thinks is a game just may start World War III.
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The Wasp Woman

Director: Roger Corman, Jack Hill
Writer: Leo Gordon
Actor: Susan Cabot, Fred Eisley, Barbara Morris
Summary: A beautiful woman by day -- a lusting queen by night.
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Watchmen

Director: Zack Snyder
Writer: David Hayter, Alex Tse
Actor: Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Patrick Wilson
Summary: In the United States, costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society. But, when one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed-up, but no less determined, masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover the plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion, a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers, Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future.
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Waterworld

Director: Kevin Reynolds
Writer: Peter Rader, David Twohy
Actor: Kevin Costner, Dennis Hopper, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Tina Majorino, Michael Jeter
Screenplay: PN1997 .W3783 1991
Summary: In a future where Earth is covered with water, the human race struggles to survive on dilapidated boats and makeshift floating cities called atolls. When a mysterious drifter/adventurer known as the Mariner gets caught up in the struggle between the evil Deacon and a young girl and her adoptive mother, he finds himself catapulted into an explosive war of good vs. evil.
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Westworld

Director: Michael Crichton
Writer: Michael Crichton
Actor: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin
Summary: This story of a technological paradise suddenly turned nightmare is a genuine shocker. For $1,000 a day, vacationers can indulge whims at the 'theme park' called Westworld where the gunhands and dance-hall girls are all robots programmed to serve the guests' violent and lustful fantasies--until something goes wrong with their circuitry.
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The Wild Blue Yonder

Director: Werner Herzog
Writer: Werner Herzog
Actor: Brad Dourif, Martin Lo, Roger Diehl, Ted Sweetser, Capt. Donald Williams, Dr. Ellen Baker, Franklin Chang-Diaz, Shannon Lucid, Michael McCulley
Summary: From legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog comes an inspired vision: As humans search for a new planet to colonize, aliens attempt to settle on the nearly uninhabitable earth. Brad Dourif's performance as an alien interviewing real-life respected scientists, is followed by a personal plea to save our planet.
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Wild Palms

Director: Kathryn Bigelow, Keith Gordon, Peter Hewitt, Phil Joanou
Writer: Bruce Wagner
Actor: James Belushi, Dana Delany, Robert Loggia, Kim Cattrall, Angie Dickinson, Ben Savage
Summary: Harry Wyckoff (James Belushi) is about to become a player in a dark and terrifying battle where everything is at stake and no one is who they seem.
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The Wiz

Director: Sidney Lumet
Writer: Joel Schumacher
Actor: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, Mabel King, Theresa Merritt, Thelma Carpenter, Lena Horne, Richard Pryor
Summary: Motown's Oscar-nominated take on L. Frank Baum's ageless tale stars Diana Ross as Harlem schoolteacher Dorothy, who exits a family gathering to search for her lost pooch, Toto, gets caught in a blizzard and is transported to the magical land of Oz.
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World on a Wire

Welt am Draht

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Writer: Daniel F. Galouye, Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Actor: Klaus Lowitsch, Barbara Valentin, Mascha Rabben, Ulli Lommel
Summary: The noir-spiked tale of a reluctant action hero, a cybernetics engineer who uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy substituting simulations for reality.
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X2: X-Men United

Director: Bryan Singer
Writer: Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris, David Hayter
Actor: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian Mckellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Anna Paquin, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Brian Cox, Alan Cumming, Cotter Smith
Summary: An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt.
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Youth without Youth

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Francis Ford Coppola
Actor: Tim Roth, Alexandra Maria Lara, Bruno Ganz, Andre M. Hennicke, Alexandra Pirici
Summary: Romania is on the brink of war with Germany and linguistics professor Dominic Matei has little left to live for. On Easter Day 1938, he crosses the street and is struck by a bolt of lightning. Badly burned and nearly dead, he amazes the doctors by healing in only a short time. He defies science and ages in reverse from 70 to 40. There's seemingly no limit to the wonder and love he can find in his new youth. He pursues lost dreams, endless knowledge and the secrets of life until his secret is discovered. Now he must use his increased intelligence to keep his powerful secret safe from the wicked powers that would use it for evil.