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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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127 Hours

Director: Danny Boyle
Writer: Simon Beaufoy, Danny Boyle
Actor: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Claemence Poaesy, Kate Burton, Lizzy Caplan, Treat Williams
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .O54 2010
Summary: ... the powerfully uplifting true story of one man's struggle to survive against mountainous odds. Aron Ralston (James Franco) has a passion for all things outdoors. But when a falling boulder traps him in a remote Utah canyon, a thrill-seeker's adventure becomes the challenge of a lifetime. Over the next five days, Ralston embarks on a remarkable personal journey in which he relies on the memories of family and friends--as well as his own courage and ingenuity--to turn adversity into triumph!.
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13 Frightened Girls

Director: William Castle
Writer: Robert Dillon
Actor: Murray Hamilton, Joyce Taylor, Hugh Marlowe, Khigh Dhiegh, Kathy Dunn, Lynne Sue Moon
Summary: An international bevy of beautiful teenage girls represent their countries as the daughters of diplomats. The teenage temptresses use their feminine wiles to steal some top-secret files vital to the survival of freedom-loving nations everywhere.
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13 Tzameti

Director: Gela Babluani
Writer: Gela Babluani
Actor: Georges Babluani, Aurelien Recoing, Pascal Bongard, Fred Ulysse, Nicholas Pignon, Vania Vilers, Christophe Vandevelde, Olga Legrand, Augustin Legrand, Joe Prestia, Jacques LaFolye
Summary: A young man struggling to support his family takes a package from a neighbor that promises wealth beyond his belief. When he follows the instructions on the package, he finds himself in a game that he might not make it out of alive.
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16 Blocks

Director: Richard Donner
Writer: Richard Wenk
Actor: Bruce Willis, Mos Def, David Morse
Summary: Jack Mosley is a burnt-out detective who is assigned the unenviable task of transporting a fast-talking convict from jail, 16 blocks to the 100 Centre Street courthouse. However, as the two head off, Mosley learns that the man is supposed to testify against Mosley's colleagues, and the entire NYPD want the witness dead. Mosley must choose between loyalty to his colleagues and protecting the witness.
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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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21 Hours at Munich

Director: William A. Graham
Writer: Edward Hume, Howard Fast
Actor: William Holden, Shirley Knight, Franco Nero, Anthony Quale, Noel Willman
Summary: Chilling account of events that shocked the world at the twentieth Olympics in Munich, West Germany, when a group of terrorists killed two Israeli team members and took nine others hostage.
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The 39 Steps

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Charles Bennett, Ian Hay
Actor: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godrey Tearle, Peggy Achcroft
Screenplay: PN1997 .T469 1935
Summary: A man falsely accused of murder is chased across Scotland as he tries to find those responsible.
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3:10 to Yuma (2007)

Director: James Mangold
Writer: Halsted Welles, Michael Brandt, Derek Haas
Actor: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Logan Lerman, Dallas Roberts, Ben Foster, Peter Fonda, Vinessa Shaw, Alan Tudyk, Luce Rains, Gretchen Mol, Lennie Loftin, Rio Alexander, Johnny Whitworth
Summary: Rancher Dan Evans agrees to help transport captured outlaw Ben Wade to the nearest rail station, where they'll board a train to court. But all the while, Wade's henchmen are plotting their next move.
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5 Against the House

Director: Phil Karlson
Writer: Stirling Silliphant, William Bowers, John Barnwell
Actor: Guy Madison, Kim Novak, Brian Keith, Alvy Moore, Kerwin Matthews, William Conrad, Jack Dimond, Jean Willes
Summary: Four Korean war vets dream up a college prank to rob a casino, convincing the girlfriend of one of them to help. Problems arise when one of the vets, who suffers from a war injury, turns the prank serious.
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Director: Alfred Werker
Writer: Edwin Blum, William Drake
Actor: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, George Zucco, Ida Lupino, Alan Marshall, E.E. Clive, Terry Kilburn, Henry Stephenson
Summary: Professor Moriarty has at long last been brought to trial for murder, but is acquitted after the court finds a lack of sufficient evidence. Moriarty wastes no time in plotting his next crime, but he must first divert the attention of the Great Detective.
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Affair in Trinidad

Director: Vincent Sherman
Writer: Oscar Saul, James Gunn
Actor: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, Alexander Scourby, Valerie Bettis
Summary: When Steve Emery (Glenn Ford) visit the steamy tropics of Trinidad, he gets more than he bargained for. Someone's murdered his brother, and his bombshell sister-for-law Chris (Rita Hayworth) might be the only one who can solve the mystery. Despite conflicting feelings of lust and loyalty, Chris and Steve must work together to track down the killer before the culprit catches them.
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After the Thin Man

Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Writer: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett
Actor: William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart, Elissa Landi, Joseph Calleia, Jessie Ralph, Alan Marshall, Teddy Hart
Summary: It's New Year's Eve, Nick and Nora Charles have returned to the West Coast, and the philandering hubby of Nora's cousin has gone missing. Round up the usual suspects.
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Against All Odds

Director: Taylor Hackford
Writer: Eric Hughes
Actor: Rachel Ward, Jeff Bridges, James Woods, Alex Karras, Jane Greer, Richard Widmark
Summary: Terry Brogan, a cynical ex-football star, is hired to find Jessie Wyler, the runaway mistress of a ruthless L.A. nightclub owner, Jake Wise. According to Jake, Jessie had stabbed him and vanished with $50,000. But Terry's mission is soon forgotten when he tracks down the beautiful Jessie on a Mexican island and falls in love with her.
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Airport

Director: George Seaton
Writer: George Seaton
Actor: Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin, Jean Seberg, Jacqueline Bisset, George Kennedy, Helen Hayes, Van Heflin
Screenplay: PN1997 .A3147 1969
Summary: The manager of an international airport must juggle personal crises with professional responsibilities as he attempts to keep his blizzard-torn facility open to rescue a bomb-damaged jetliner.
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Airport '77

Director: Jerry Jameson
Writer: Michael Scheff, David Spector
Actor: Jack Lemmon, Lee Grant, Brenda Vaccaro, George Kennedy, James Stewart, Christopher Lee, Joseph Cotten, Olivia De Havilland
Summary: A private airliner loaded with guests and art treasures hits an old rig and settles underwater on a sandbank.
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Airport 1975

Director: Jack Smight
Writer: Don Ingalls
Actor: Charlton Heston, Karen Black, George Kennedy, Gloria Swanson, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Susan Clark
Summary: A private plane hits a 747 in midair. The chief stewardess must act as the blinded pilot's hands and eyes to take control of the plane or die trying.
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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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All the President's Men

Director: Alan J. Pakula
Writer: William Goldman
Actor: Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, Hal Holbrook, Jason Robards
Screenplay: PN1997 .A32 1975
Summary: True story of the Watergate break-in that led to the political scandal of the decade.
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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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The American

Director: Anton Corbijn
Writer: Rowan Joffe
Actor: George Clooney, Irina Bjorklund, Violante Placido, Thekla Reuten, Paolo Bonacelli, Johan Leysen
Summary: After a job ends more violently than expected, Jack retreats to the Italian countryside and accepts one last assignment to construct a deadly weapon for a mysterious contact. But when he pursues a relationship with a beautiful local woman, he may be tempting fate by stepping out of the shadows. Jack soon finds himself in an escalating battle to escape from his secretive past.
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American Gangster

Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: Steven Zaillian
Actor: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal, Ted Levine, Roger Guenveur Smith, John Hawkes, RZA
Summary: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in Harlem. He does so by buying heroin directly from a source in South East Asia, and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. As a result, his product is superior to what is currently available on the street and his prices are lower. His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position. Richie Roberts is a dedicated and honest policeman who heads up a joint narcotics task force with the Federal government and is determined to bring down Lucas' drug empire. Based on a true story.
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American Psycho

Director: Mary Harron
Writer: Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner
Actor: Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto, Josh Lucas, Samantha Mathis, Matt Ross, Bill Sage, Chloe Sevigny, Cara Seymour, Justin Theroux, Guinevere Turner, Reese Witherspoon
Summary: A young, handsome man with a Harvard education and success on Wall Street has terrible urges that take him in pursuit of women, greed, and murder.
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Anatomy of a Murder

Director: Otto Preminger
Writer: Wendell Mayes
Actor: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell, Eve Arden, Kathryn Grant, George C. Scott, Joseph N
Screenplay: PN1997 .A5 1959
Summary: Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife.
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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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Angel Heart

Director: Alan Parker
Writer: Alan Parker
Actor: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet
Summary: A down on his luck detective travels from the tough streets of Brooklyn, to the hot jazz clubs of New Orleans, and finally to voodoo rituals in the swamps of Louisiana.
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Animal Kingdom

Director: David Michod
Writer: David Michod
Actor: Ben Mendelsohn, Guy Pearce, James Frecheville, Joel Edgerton, Luke Ford, Jacki Weaver, Sullivan Stapleton
Summary: Seventeen year-old J is in the process of becoming initiated into a gang of armed robbers, known as the Cody brothers. J quickly comes to believe that he is a player in this world, but soon discovers that the entire situation is far larger and more menacing than he could ever imagine. Meanwhile, senior police officer Nathan Leckie recognizes that J's youth and inexperience may prove to be the key to finally conquering the Codys, and hopes to lure him into the fold after the death of a partner.
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Anonymous

Director: Roland Emmerich
Writer: John Orloff
Actor: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, David Thewlis, Edward Hogg, Rafe Spall, Sebastian Armesto, Xavier Samuel, Derek Jacobi
Summary: Was Shakespeare a fraud? Who really wrote about cloak-and-dagger political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles hungry for the power of the throne? Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, intrigue and suspense advance the theory that it was really Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays.
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Another Thin Man

Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Writer: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett
Actor: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Virginia Grey, Otto Kruger, C
Summary: Dum-Dum, Wacky, Creeps, Fingers: They're just a few of the hoodlums in the world of amateur sleuths and professional bon vivants Nick and Nora Charles. And now there's a new hood: parenthood.
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Argo

Director: Ben Affleck
Writer: Chris Terrio
Actor: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Tate Donovan, Clea DuVall, Scoot McNairy, Rory Cochrane, Christopher Denham, Kerry Bishe, Kyle Chandler, Chris Messina.
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .A74 2010
Summary: On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants storm the American embassy in Tehran and capture dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escape and a mid-level CIA agent named Antonio Mendez devises an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.
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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 Shadows

L'armee des ombres

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville
Writer: Jean-Pierre Melville
Actor: Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret, Claude Mann, Paul Crauchet, Christian Barbier, Serge Reggiani, Andre Dewavrin, Alain Dekok, Alain Mottet, Alain Libolt, Jean-Marie Robain, Albert Michel, Denis Sadier, Georges Sellier, Marco Perrin, Hubert de Lapparent, Colin Mann, Anthony Stuart, Michel Fretault
Summary: L'Armee des Ombres is a stark and unvarnished story about Resistance fighters in Vichy France in 1942-43 when the French leadership allowed the Nazis to occupy the country. The members of this army are cold, hungry, desperate men and women, with false names and no addresses, who can be betrayed in an instant by a traitor or an accident. They know they will probably die. A meditation on the nature of resistance and the price of courage, these heroes can save their own country only by cutting themselves apart from it. Entangled in the political turmoil engulfing France in the wake of May '68--as a result received poorly there--the film was not distributed in the US until 2006.
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The Assassination of Richard Nixon

Director: Niels Mueller
Writer: Kevin Kennedy, Niels Mueller
Actor: Sean Penn, Don Cheadle, Naomi Watts, Jack Thompson, Brad Hanke, Michael Wincott, Mykelti Williamson, April Grace, Lily Knight, Jared Dorrance
Summary: Based on real-life events. Set in 1974 and centers on a businessman who takes extreme measures to achieve his American dream.
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Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)

Director: John Carpenter
Writer: John Carpenter
Actor: Austin Stoker, Darwin Joston, Laurie Zimmer, Martin West, Tony Burton
Summary: The few remaining officers, secretaries, and prisoners in a small police station getting ready to close must hold off the violent attack of a revenge-seeking gang.
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Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

Director: Jean-Francois Richet
Writer: James DeMonaco
Actor: Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, John Leguizamo, Maria Bello, Jeffrey "Ja Rule" Atkins, Drea De Matteo, Matt Craven, Brian Dennehy, Gabriel Byrne
Summary: A notorious mobster is brought into an under-manned police precinct on its last day of operation. Remaining cops and prisoners must fight for their lives against a group of rogue cops intent on taking down the mobster before he testifies against them.
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Assignment - Paris!

Director: Robert Parrish
Writer: William Bowers
Actor: Audrey Totter, George Sanders, Marta Toren, Dana Andrews
Summary: Reporter Jimmy Race is sent to Budapest by his editor, Nick Strang, to help colleague Jeanne Moray investigate a rumored plot to overthrow Hungary's Communist dictatorship. After coming into possession of some microfilm that threatens to incriminate backers of the plot inside the government, Race is arrested and jailed. Tortured, Race is forced to confess he is a spy. Now Moray and Strang must put their faith in a man wanted by Communist authorities in order to help gain his freedom.
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Asylum

Director: Roy Ward Baker
Writer: Robert Bloch
Actor: Peter Cushing, Britt Ekland, Herbert Lom, Patrick Magee, Barry Morse, Barbara Parkings, Robert Powell, Charlotte Rampling, Sylvia Syms, Richard Todd, James Villiers
Summary: Inmates in the 'House of Crazies' tell their personal horror stories to the facility's new, young administrator (Robert Powell), who must guess which one of the psychopaths was his predecessor.
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Audrey Rose

Director: Robert Wise
Writer: Frank De Felitta
Actor: Marsha Mason, Anthony Hopkins, John Beck, Susan Swift
Summary: The parents watch horrified and helpless as their 11-year-old child, Ivy, is repeatedly besieged by frenzied behavior and ghoulish nightmares of being burned alive inside a locked car. A mysterious stranger stalks Ivy and confronts the couple-- Ivy, he says, is possessed by the soul of his own daughter, Audrey Rose, who died in a fiery car crash ... moments later, Ivy was born.
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Avalanche

Director: Corey Allen
Writer: Corey Allen, Gavin Lambert
Actor: Rock Hudson, Mia Farrow, Robert Forster, Jeanette Nolan, Rick Moses, Steve Franken
Summary: "A winter wonderland becomes a nightmare of destruction, when an avalanche smashes into a ski resort. Now a holiday vacation will become a struggle for survival.
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Background to Danger

Director: Raoul Walsh
Writer: W.R. Burnett
Actor: George Raft, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Osa Massen, Turhan Bey, Willard Robertson, Kurt Katch
Summary: A United States agent posing as an American machinery salesman in Turkey, finds himself enmeshed in a maze of plots and counter-plots to draw neutral Turkey into the war on the Nazi side.
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Bad Apple

Director: Adam Bernstein
Writer: Howard Korder
Actor: Chris Noth, Colm Meaney, Mercedes Ruehl, Robert Patrick, Dagmara Dominczyk, James Villemaire, Elliott Gould
Summary: A federal agent finds double-crossing wise guys and romance as he and his partner try to nail some mob loan sharks.
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Bad Day at Black Rock

Director: John Sturges
Writer: Millard Kaufman, Don McGuire
Actor: Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Dean Jagger, Walter Brennan, John Ericson, Ernest Borgnine, Lee Marvin, Russell Collins, Walter Sande
Screenplay: PN1997 .B235 1954, Emerson EBooks
Summary: A one handed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.
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Bad Education

La mala educacion

Director: Pedro Almodovar
Writer: Pedro Almodovar
Actor: Gael Garcia Bernal, Fele Martinez, Daniel Gimenez Cacho
Summary: When film director Enrique is visited by his childhood friend and lover, Ignacio, Ignacio gives Enrique a short story he's written that's a factual account of the molestation he sustained at the hands of their Catholic school teacher.
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Bad for Each Other

Director: Irving Rapper
Writer: Horace McCoy, Irving Wallace
Actor: Lizabeth Scott, Charlton Heston, Dianne Foster
Summary: Upon returning from the Korean War, Dr. Tom Owen must choose between a lucrative but unchallenging practice or using his skills to help the poor.
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Bad Seed

Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Writer: John Lee Mahin
Actor: Eileen Heckart, Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones, Evelyn Varden
Summary: A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill.
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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 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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Battle Royale

Batoru Rowaiaru

Director: Kinji Fukasaku
Writer: Kenta Fukasaku
Actor: Takeshi Kitano, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Taro Yamamoto, Masanobu Ando
Summary: Sometime in the near future, near anarchy has broken out in Japan. The government responds by passing the Battle Royale Act, a piece of legislation mandating that a group of young people - and only young people - are forcibly marooned together on an island, and forced to kill each other until one survivor is left. If more than one is still alive after three days, every survivor will be killed. The film follows a class of 14-year-olds who believe they're on a school trip, when they are drugged. They wake up, in a derelict building on a deserted island; they're each given enough provisions for three days, a weapon, and the ultimatum. This version contains eight minutes of additional material not included in the theatrical release.
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Bedevilled

Director: Mitchell Leisen
Writer: Jo Eisinger
Actor: Anne Baxter, Steve Forrest, Simone Renant, Maurice Teynac, Robert Christopher
Summary: A young American is on his way to take his final vows as a priest when he encounters a troubled nightclub singer with a checkered past. He honestly wants to help her, and soon finds himself tempted by her seductive ways. But giving in to temptation could have more serious repercussions than the damnation of his immortal soul.
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Bedford Incident

Director: James B. Harris
Writer: James Poe
Actor: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, James MacArthur, Martin Balsam, Wally Cox, Eric Portman
Summary: Nerve-racking suspense surrounds The Bedford incident, the tale of a U.S. naval vessel on a routine NATO patrol that ends up in a freakish showdown with a Russian submarine.
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Bedlam

Director: Mark Robson
Writer: Ardel Wray, Josef Mischel, Val Lewton, Mark Robson
Actor: Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, Billy House
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks
Summary: Karloff plays the doomed overseer of St. Mary's of Bethlehem Asylum in 1761 London.
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Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

Director: Sidney Lumet
Writer: Kelly Masterson
Actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney, Marisa Tomei, Rosemary Harris, Aleksa Palladino, Michael Shannon, Amy Ryan
Summary: A stock broker, who is having financial troubles and in need of extra cash, and his younger brother conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. The only problem is that the owners of the jewelry store are their own parents. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left unscathed.
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Beguiled

Director: Donald Siegel
Writer: Albert Maltz, Irene Kamp
Actor: Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman, Jo Ann Harris, Darleen Carr, Mae Mercer, Pamelyn Ferdin, Melody Thomas, Peggy Drier, Pattye Mattick
Summary: Clint Eastwood plays a wounded Union soldier hidden by a girls' academy in the South during the Civil War.
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The Big Cube

Director: Tito Davison
Writer: William Douglas Lansford
Actor: Lana Turner, George Chakiris, Richard Egan, Dan O'Herlihy, Karin Mossberg
Summary: A former actress and a widow to a wealthy tycoon who died in an accident off the coast of Mexico is targeted by her spoiled step-daughter for the inheritance.
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The Big Heat

Director: Fritz Lang
Writer: Sydney Boehm
Actor: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby, Lee Marvin, Jeanette Nolan, Peter Whitney, Willis Bouchey
Summary: A policeman is driven by grief to wage a relentless vendetta against a mobster.
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The Big Sleep

Director: Howard Hawks
Writer: William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, Jules Furthman
Actor: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone
Summary: L.A. private detective Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled by murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich - just to name a few. Marlowe is hired to protect a young woman and in the process, he falls in love with the woman's older sister.
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Billy Bathgate

Director: Robert Benton
Writer: Tom Stoppard
Actor: Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Steven Hill, Loren Dean, Bruce Willis, Steve Buscemi
Screenplay: PN1997 .B44 1990
Summary: This gangster epic details the rise and fall of mobster Dutch Schultz as seen through the eyes of his protégé, Billy Bathgate. As ambitious Billy is seduced by Dutch's crime world, he finds himself grappling with issues of trust, murder and survival.
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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo

Director: Dario Argento
Writer: Dario Argento
Actor: Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall, Eva Renzi, Enrico Maria Salerno, Mario Adorf
Summary: An American writer traveling in Italy witnesses an attempted murder. After the police have little success in solving the crime, he decides to investigate the matter himself.
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Black Angel

Director: Roy William Neill
Writer: Roy Chanslor
Actor: Peter Lorre, Dan Duryea, Broderick Crawford, June Vincent, Constance Dowling
Summary: A woman tries to clear the name of her husband, accused of murdering his lover.
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The Black Castle

Director: Nathan Juran
Writer: Jerry Sackheim
Actor: Boris Karloff, Richard Greene, Stephen McNally, Paula Corday, Lon Chaney
Summary: An 18th century knight avenges the deaths of two friends who have attended a hunting party at the castle of a sadistic Viennese count.
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Black Cat Run

Director: D.J. Caruso
Writer: Frank Darabont
Actor: Patrick Muldoon, Peter Greene, Amelia Heinle, Jake Busey
Summary: A man suspected of murder must catch the true killers and rescue his girlfriend in this thriller. Sarah Jane (Amelia Heinle) is forbidden by her father, the sheriff, from seeing her boyfriend Johnny (Patrick Muldoon). After escaped convicts kill the sheriff and kidnap Sarah, Johnny's hunted by the town deputy (Jake Busey). As the convicts continue to kill and Johnny's blamed for the additional murders, is there any hope for clearing his name?
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Black Dahlia

Director: Brian De Palma
Writer: Josh Friedman
Actor: Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Mike Starr, Fiona Shaw, Patrick Fischler, James Otis, John Kavanagh
Summary: Set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two police officers, Bucky Bleichert and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short - also known as The Black Dahlia, a young woman who is found brutally murdered. With a corpse so mutilated, the photos are kept from the public. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police department. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel.
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Black Sunday (1976)

Director: John Frankenheimer
Writer: Ernest Lehman, Kenneth Ross, Ivan Moffat
Actor: Robert Shaw, Bruce Dern, Marthe Keller, Fritz Weaver, Bekim Fehmiu
Summary: A Black September terrorist group attempts to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the President of the United States in attendance.
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Black Swan

Director: Darren Aronofsky
Writer: Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz, John McLaughlin
Actor: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder, Vincent Cassel, Barbara Hershey
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .B53 2010
Summary: A psychological thriller set in the world of New York City ballet. An insecure ballet dancer wins the lead in Swan Lake but slowly loses her grip on sanity when a seductive newcomer is out to steal her role.
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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 Blair Witch Project

Director: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sanchez
Writer: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sanchez
Actor: Heather Donahue, Michael Williams, Joshua Leonard, Bob Griffin, Jim King, Sandra Sanchez, Ed Swanson, Patricia DeCou, Mark Mason, Jackie Hallex
Summary: Three student filmmakers set out into the forest to film a documentary on a legend known as The Blair Witch. As they become lost in the woods, an unseen evil begins to stalk and harass them. They soon realize that what they are filming is not a legend, but their own descent into a horrifying encounter with the supernatural.
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Blood and Concrete

Director: Jeffrey Reiner
Writer: Richard LaBrie, Jeffrey Reiner
Actor: Billy Zane, Darren McGavin, James LeGros, Jennifer Beals
Summary: Joey, a well-intentioned loser, finds himself involved with criminals trafficking a drug called Libido, which promises to increase the user's sex drive. Joey is hounded by a detective and becomes involved with beautiful but neurotic Mona. Newly remastered.
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Blood Diamond

Director: Edward Zwick
Writer: Charles Leavitt
Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Djimon Hounsou, Jimi Mistry, Michael Sheen, Arnold Vosloo, Stephen Collins, David Harewood, Basil Wallace, Benu Mabhena, Ntare Mwine, Ato Essandoh
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .B56 2005
Summary: Set against the backdrop of civil war and chaos in 1990's Sierra Leone, Blood Diamond is the story of Danny Archer - an ex mercenary from Zimbabwe - and Solomon Vandy - a Mende fisherman. Both men are African, but their histories as different as any can be, until their fates become joined in a common quest to recover a rare pink diamond that can transform their lives. While in jail for smuggling, Archer learns that Solomon - who was taken from his family and forced to work in the diamond fields - has found and hidden the extraordinary rough stone. With the help of Maddy Bowen, an American journalist whose idealism is tempered by a deepening connection with Archer, the two men embark on a trek through rebel territory, a journey that could save Solomon's family and give Archer the second chance he thought he would never have.
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Blood Simple

Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Actor: John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya, Samm-Art Williams, M
Screenplay: PN1997 .B6719 1988
Summary: A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover.
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Blood, Guts, Bullets, and Octane

Director: Joe Carnahan
Writer: Joe Carnahan
Actor: Dan Leis, Ken Rudulph, Dan Harlan, Hugh McChord, Michael Saumure, Mark S. Allen, Joe Carnahan
Summary: Two slicked-back burnouts are sent on a job with 250,000 dollars and two days to complete it. On the way they encounter thugs, crooks, and mercenaries.
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Blow Out

Director: Brian De Palma
Writer: Brian De Palma
Actor: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz, Peter Boyden
Screenplay: PN1997 .B673 1980a, PN1997 .B673 1980
Summary: Jack is a talented audio technician who makes his living by recording unique sounds for horror movies. But when he accidentally tapes an automobile crash that kills a presidential candidate and injures the candidate's mistress Sally, Jack is hurled into a mystery far more terrifying than any of his films. Soon he and Sally must fight to stay alive as they uncover an explosive political conspiracy that will send shockwaves to the highest levels of government.
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Blow-Up

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni
Writer: Michelangelo Antonioni, Tonino Guerra
Actor: Vanessa Redgrave, David Hemmings, Sarah Miles, John Castle, Jane Birkin, Gillian Hills, Peter Bowles, Veruschka
Screenplay: PN1997 .B674 1984
Summary: A London photographer takes some pictures of a couple in a park and discovers that he may have recorded evidence of a murder.
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Blue Velvet

Director: David Lynch
Writer: David Lynch
Actor: Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern, Hope Lange, Dean Stockwell
Screenplay: PN1997 .B679 1985
Summary: A college student stumbles across a bizarre mystery and wants to know more. The strange world he's found lurking beneath his hometown picture-postcard veneer is about to become much stranger.
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Bookies

Director: Mark Illsley
Writer: Michael Bacall
Actor: Nick Stahl, Johnny Galecki, Lukas Haas, Rachael Leigh Cook, David Proval, John Diehl, Julio Oscar Mechoso
Summary: Three college buddies enter the high-stakes betting racket and when their greed gets in their way, they run afoul of the mob.
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Borderline

Director: William A. Seiter
Writer: Devery Freeman
Actor: Fred MacMurray, Claire Trevor, Raymond Burr
Summary: Two agents both assigned to infiltrate a drug-smuggling ring on the Mexican border, fall in love. Each believes the other is a criminal and they are ultimately forced to make an escape together.
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Bordertown

Director: Gregory Nava
Writer: Gregory Nava
Actor: Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas, Martin Sheen, Maya Zapata, Juan Diego Botto, Sonia Braga
Summary: When a young girl is raped and left for dead in Mexico, she enlists the help of an ambitious reporter and a local newspaper owner for help. Soon their own lives are in danger as they try to uncover the terrors on the border. Inspired by true events.
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Born to Kill

Director: Robert Wise
Writer: Eve Greene, Richard Macaulay
Actor: Lawrence Tierney, Claire Trevor, Walter Slezak, Phillip Terry, Audrey Long
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks
Summary: A classic film noir featuring a cold-hearted killer named Sam Wild who kills two innocent people and actively pursues the woman who finds the bodies, all while being married to the woman's half-sister.
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Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture

Director: Seymour Friedman
Writer: Maurice Tombragel
Actor: Chester Morris, Frank Sully, Richard Lane, Sid Tomack
Summary: Blackie is accused of murdering a Chinese laundry owner. With his perennial nemeses Inspector Farraday and Sgt. Matthews on his tail, Blackie and sidekick The Runt are once again in a deadly race to clear themselves before their fortune cookies are permanently crumbled. (Newly remastered).
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The Boston Strangler

Director: Richard Fleischer
Writer: Edward Anhalt
Actor: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Mike Kellin, Hurd Hatfield
Screenplay: PN1997 .B71 1968a
Summary: Based on the true story of the man who terrorized Boston for a year and a half.
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Bound

Director: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Writer: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Actor: Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano, Susie Bright
Summary: A mobster, his mistress, and her lover--a tough female ex-con--are caught in a dangerous plot with over $2 million of the mob's money at stake.
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The Bourne Identity

Director: Roger Young
Writer: Carol Sobieski
Actor: Richard Chamberlain, Jaclyn Smith, Anthony Quayle, Donald Moffat, Yorgo Voyagis, Peter Vaughan, Denholm Elliott
Summary: He goes by the name of Jason Bourne, but he doesn't know who he really is, nor why he is so good at killing with cold-blooded efficiency, but he does know that some people will do anything to gun him down before he uncovers the mystery of his identity.
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Boxcar Bertha

Director: Martin Scorsese
Writer: Joyce H. Corrington, John William Corrington
Actor: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus, Bernie Casey, John Carradine
Summary: Set in the 1930's, a homeless woman and an union organizer team up on a crime spree to get revenge from a railroad company.
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Boxing Helena

Director: Jennifer Lynch
Writer: Jennifer Lynch
Actor: Julian Sands, Sherilyn Fenn, Bill Paxton, Art Garfunkel, Betsy Clark, Nicolette Scorsese, Meg Register, Kurtwood Smith
Screenplay: PN1997 .B7218 1990
Summary: A surgeon is obsessed with a woman who scorns his advances. After a car strikes her and runs over her legs, the surgeon imprisons her in his home and amputates her limbs in a twisted attempt to make her love him.
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The Brave One

Director: Neil Jordan
Writer: Roderick Taylor, Bruce A. Taylor
Actor: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Nicky Katt, Naveen Andrews, Mary Steenburgen
Summary: New York City radio host Erica Bain is working and living a wonderful life. One night she and her fiance, David, are brutally attacked. David is killed and Erica is almost beaten to death. Erica is traumatized and in order to cope and work past the tragic event, Erica becomes someone else. She buys a gun and begins to roam the streets at night looking to take her revenge on the men who were responsible for the attack. Late one night, Erica is in the back of a convenience store when a man comes in and kills his store clerk wife. The man comes after her and she protects herself, finding that is is very easy to shoot a gun. Days later, Erica is on the subway when she is about to be raped by two men, and again she protects herself. The city becomes fascinated with the exploits of this vigilante killer, but NYPD Detective Mercer is trying to catch this person, before the killer strikes again.
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Breach

Director: Billy Ray
Writer: Billy Ray, Adam Mazer, William Rotko
Actor: Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe, Laura Linney, Caroline Dhavernas, Gary Cole, Dennis Haysbert, Kathleen Quinlan, Bruce Davison, Jonathan Watton, Tom Barnett
Summary: When Eric O'Neill is promoted from a low-level surveillance job into the headquarters of the FBI, his dream of becoming a full-fledged agent is on the verge of reality. He is hand picked to work for the renowned operative Robert Hanssen within 'information assurance,' a new division created to protect all classified FBI intelligence. Eric quickly discovers the true reason for his hire: Hanssen is the sole subject of a long-term, top-secret investigation, a suspected mole made all the more dangerous by the sheer global import of the information he is charged with protecting. The Bureau asks Eric to slowly draw the traitor out of deep cover.
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Brick

Director: Rian Johnson
Writer: Rian Johnson
Actor: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lukas Haas, Emilie de Ravin
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .B752 2010
Summary: Brendon Frye is a loner, someone who always knows all the angles but has chosen to stay on the outside. When the girl he loves turns up dead, he is determined to find the 'who' and 'why'.
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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Director: Sam Peckinpah
Writer: Gordon Dawson, Sam Peckinpah
Actor: Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber, Gig Young, Kris Kristofferson, Helmut Dantine, Emilio Fernandez
Screenplay: PN1997 .B7612 1972a
Summary: A violent story of a down-and-out piano player in search of the severed head of a gigolo for which there is a million dollar bounty.
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Brother Orchid

Director: Lloyd Bacon
Writer: Earl Baldwin
Actor: Edward G. Robinson, Ann Sothern, Humphrey Bogart, Donald Crisp, Ralph Bellamy, Allen Jenkins
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks
Summary: Racketeer Little John Sarto poses as Brother Orchid and lays low at a monastery when a turf war gets hot.
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Brother (Balabanov-Film)

Brat

Director: Aleksei Balabanov
Writer: Aleksei Balabanov
Actor: Sergei Bodrov, Jr., Viktor Sukhorukov, Svetlana Pismichenko, Yuri Kuznetsov
Summary: Danila returns from army service and looks up his older brother, who's become a contract killer in post-Soviet St. Petersburg. Danila is drawn into the violent underworld culture but retains a kind of honor in his dealings with those he comes to know there.
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Brother (Kitano-Film)

Director: Takeshi Kitano
Writer: Takeshi Kitano
Actor: Beat Takeshi, Omar Epps, Claude Maki, Masaya Kato, Royale Watkins, Lombardo Boyar
Summary: After his crime boss is murdered in a Tokyo gang war, a yakuza gangster is exiled to Los Angeles. He has a big bag of money and a really bad attitude and hooks up with his half-brother who is the leader of a small-time drug ring. Together, with a local street hustler, the brothers declare war on the other local drug traffickers. This ignites into the bloodiest, dirtiest, nastiest power struggle L.A. has ever seen.
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Bubble

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Writer: Coleman Hough
Actor: Debbie Doebereiner, Dustin Ashley, Misty Wilkins, Decker Moody, K
Summary: A bizarre love triangle is born at a doll factory in a small Midwestern town.
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Bug

Director: William Friedkin
Writer: Tracy Letts
Actor: Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Lynn Collins, Brian F. O'Byrne, Harry Connick, Jr.
Summary: Agnes has finally escaped her abusive ex-husband Goss, who has recently been released from state prison. Agnes is a lonely waitress with a tragic past who moves into a sleazy, run-down Oklahoma motel room with her lesbian co-worker R.C. She, in turn, introduces Agnes to Gulf War veteran, Peter, a peculiar, paranoiac drifter and they begin a tentative romance. However, things don't always seem as they appear and Agnes is about to experience a claustrophobic nightmare reality as the bugs begin to arrive.
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Bullets or Ballots

Director: William Keighley
Writer: Seton I. Miller
Actor: Edward G. Robinson, Joan Blondell, Barton MacLane, Humphrey Bogart, Frank McHugh, Joseph King, Richard Purcell, George E. Stone, Joseph Crehan, Henry O'Neill
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks
Summary: A disgraced New York detective joins a racketeer's payroll and sets the syndicate up for a fall.
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Bullitt

Director: Peter Yates
Writer: Alan R. Trustman, Harry Kleiner
Actor: Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, Jacqueline Bisset, Don Gordon, Robert Duvall, Simon Oakland, Norman Fell, Georg Stanford Brown, Justin Tarr, Carl Reindel, Felice Orlandi, Victor Tayback, John Aprea, Robert Lipton, Ed Peck, Pat Renella, Paul Genge, Al Checco
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks, PN1997 .B7925 1968
Summary: A star witness in a controversial court case is murdered and the police detective assigned to guard him goes after the killers himself.
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Bully (2001)

Director: Larry Clark
Writer: David McKenna, Roger Pullis
Actor: Brad Renfro, Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner, Michael Pitt, Leo Fitzpatrick, Nick Stahl
Summary: After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering Bobby, with a group of willing and unwilling participants in a small Florida town. In the midst of their plotting, they find themselves contemplating with the possible aftermath of what could happen.
Review: It wasn’t until later in life until famed photographer Larry Clark’s brought infatuation with the drug-addled, oversexed youth of America into motion pictures as a director. But the work was stilling striking in its contemporary vitality, reaching its peak with this haunting dark comedy. In between drinking binges, a group of aimless friends decide to spice up their lives and kill one of their own. The crime is committed partly out of revenge, but mostly out of boredom.
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Buried

Director: Rodrigo Cortes
Writer: Chris Sparling
Actor: Ryan Reynolds, Samantha Mathis, Stephen Tobolowsky
Summary: Paul Conroy is not ready to die. But when he wakes up six feet underground with no idea of who put him there or why, life for the truck driver and family man instantly becomes a hellish struggle for survival. Buried with only a cell phone and a lighter, his contact with the outside world and ability to piece together clues that could help him discover his location are maddeningly limited. Paul has only ninety minutes to be rescued before his worst nightmare comes true.
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Carlito's Way

Director: Brian De Palma
Writer: David Koepp
Actor: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller
Summary: After getting out of jail, a Puerto Rican drug lord wants to go straight, but his cohorts in the New York Underworld won't let him.
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Carnival of Souls

Director: Herk Harvey
Writer: Herk Harvey, John Clifford
Summary: The eerie tale of a young woman's tragic death in a car accident and her miraculous return to life.
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Carrie (1976)

Director: Brian De Palma
Writer: Lawrence D. Cohen
Actor: Sissy Spacek, John Travolta, Piper Laurie
Screenplay: PN1997 .C3494 1976
Summary: Carrie White is a shy young girl who doesn't make friends easily. After her classmates taunt her about her horrified reaction to her totally unexpected first period one of them takes pity on her and gets Tommy Ross, her boyfriend and class hunk, to invite Carrie to the senior prom. Meanwhile another girl who has been banned from the prom for her continued aggressive behaviour is not as forgiving and plans a trick to embarrass Carrie in front of the whole school. What she doesn't realise is that Carrie is ... gifted, and you really don't want to get her angry.
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Cash on Demand

Director: Quentin Lawrence
Writer: David T. Chantler
Actor: Peter Cushing, Andre Morell, Richard Vernon, Norman Bird, Kevin Stoney, Barry Lowe, Edith Sharpe, Lois Daine, Alan Haywood
Summary: A scheming crook kidnaps the wife and child of a bank manager.
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Casino

Director: Martin Scorsese
Writer: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese
Actor: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods, Don Rickles, Alan King, Kevin Pollak
Screenplay: PN1997 .C36 1994
Summary: In an era of over-the-top glitz, Sam 'Ace' Rothstein is riding high as front man for the Mob's multi-billion-dollar Las Vegas operation. To protect their 'investment,' the bosses send in Ace's boyhood pal, hot-headed enforcer Nicky Santoro. It's a winning hand: Ace's brain and Nicky's muscle--until sexy wild card Ginger McKenna turns up the heat.
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Casino Royale (2006)

Director: Martin Campbell
Writer: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Paul Haggis
Actor: Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright, Giancarlo Giannini, Caterina Murino, Simon Abkarian, Isaach De Bankole, Jesper Christensen, Ivana Milicevic, Sebastien Foucan
Summary: With two professional assassinations in quick succession, James Bond is quickly elevated to '00' status. Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Uganda where he is to spy on a terrorist, Mollaka. Not everything goes to plan and Bond decides to investigate, independently of MI6, in order to track down the rest of the terrorist cell. Following a lead to the Bahamas, he encounters Dimitrios and his girlfriend, Solange. He learns that Dimitrios is involved with Le Chiffre, banker to the world's terrorist organizations. Intelligence reveals that Le Chiffre is planning to raise money in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro at Le Casino Royale. MI6 assigns 007 to play against him, knowing that if Le Chiffre loses, it will destroy his organization. 'M' places Bond under the watchful eye of the beguiling Vesper Lynd. At first skeptical of what value Vesper can provide, Bond's interest in her deepens as they brave danger together and even torture at the hands of Le Chiffre. The marathon game proceeds with dirty tricks and violence, raising the stakes beyond blood money and reaching a terrifying climax.
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The Cassandra Crossing

Director: George P. Cosmatos
Writer: Tom Mankiewicz, Robert Katz, George P. Cosmatos
Actor: Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Martin Sheen, O.J. Simpson, Lionel Standar, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster
Summary: The Cassandra Crossing is like Murder on the Orient Express -- on steroids! A stolen virus is unleashed on a European train, and Col. Stephen Mackenzie must choose between saving passengers or saving Europe from a new black plague as tension builds to a shocking climax.
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Cat People (1982)

Director: Paul Schrader
Writer: Alan Ormsby
Actor: Nastassia Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard, Annette O'Toole
Screenplay: PN1997 .C38 1980
Summary: A series of panther attacks coincide with the arrival of a young woman in New Orleans.
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Cause for Alarm

Director: Tay Garnett
Writer: Mel Dinelli, Tom Lewis
Actor: Loretta Young, Barry Sullivan, Bruce Cowling, Margalo Gillmore
Summary: An insane husband terrorizes his wife because he suspects her of infidelity.
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Cavite

Director: Ian Gamazon, Neill Dela Llana
Writer: Ian Gamazon, Neill Dela Llana
Actor: Ian Gamazon, Dominique Gonzalez
Summary: Flying back to his home country, an American man is informed that his mother and sister have been kidnapped and will be killed if he doesn't comply with certain demands.
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Chandu the Magician

Director: William Cameron Menzies, Marcel Varnel
Writer: Barry Conners, Philip Klein
Actor: Bela Lugosi, Edmund Lowe, Irene Ware
Summary: When delusional madman Roxor kidnaps a scientist in hopes of using his death ray to achieve world dominance, he is opposed by Chandu, a powerful hypnotist and yogi.
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Changeling (1980)

Director: Peter Medak
Writer: William Gray, Diana Maddox
Actor: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, John Colicos, Jean Marsh
Summary: A man becomes the unwilling instrument of a ghost's revenge.
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Changeling (2008)

Director: Clint Eastwood
Writer: J. Michael Straczynski
Actor: Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan, Michael Kelly, Colm Feore, Jason Butler Harner, Amy Ryan, Geoff Pierson, Denis O'Hare, Frank Wood, Peter Gerety, Reed Birney
Summary: Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, she begins to challenge the authorities and the police captain has her committed to an asylum.
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Chaos

Kaosu

Director: Hideo Nakata
Writer: Hisashi Saito
Actor: Hagiwara Masato, Nakatani Miki, Mitsuishi Ken, Kunimura Jun
Summary: A man gets involved in a kidnapping scheme with the wife of a wealthy businessman. She lets herself be tied up and confined in his house while he makes his ransom demand. When he returns home that night, however, he finds her laying dead on the floor. In a panic he buries her body deep in the woods and tries to return to his ordinary life. One day, he thinks he spots her walking down the street. Is his mind playing tricks on him, or has she somehow returned from the grave?
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Charade (1963-Letterboxed-Edition)

Director: Stanley Donen
Writer: Peter Stone, Mark Behm
Actor: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks
Summary: Comedy-mystery set in Paris about a young widow who, with the help of a handsome stranger, is trying to find the fortune her dead husband secreted away while being pursued by a trio of thugs.
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Charade (1963-Widescreen-Collecter's-Edition)

Director: Stanley Donen
Writer: Peter Stone, Mark Behm
Actor: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn, George Kennedy, Ned Glass, Dominique Minot
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks
Summary: Charade (1963) is comedy-mystery set in Paris about a young widow who, with the help of a handsome stranger, is trying to find the fortune her dead husband secreted away while being pursued by a trio of thugs.
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Charisma

Karisuma

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Writer: Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Actor: Koji Yakusho, Ikeuchi Hiroyuki, Ren Ohsugi, Yoriko Douguchi, Jun Fubuki
Summary: A disgraced Tokyo detective finds himself embroiled in a tense struggle revolving around a gnarled, forbidding tree in a remote forest where all the other trees are dying or dead. Is the solitary tree rare, or a mutation?
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Charley Varrick

Director: Don Siegel
Writer: Howard Rodman, Dean Riesner
Actor: Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Felicia Farr, Andy Robinson, Sheree North, John Vernon
Summary: Charley Varrick is a small-time crook who outfoxes the mob and makes a desperate run for the Mexican border and safety.
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Charlie

Director: Malcolm Needs
Writer: Malcolm Needs
Actor: Luke Goss, Steven Berkoff, Leslie Grantham, Anita Dobson, Marius Weyers
Summary: This electrifying true story chronicles the violent rise and fall of Charlie Richardson, England's most notorious gang leader.
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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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The China Syndrome

Director: James Bridges
Writer: Mike Gray, T.S. Cook, James Bridges
Actor: Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks, PN1997 .C4355 1978
Summary: It started as just another assignment. Reporter Kimberly Wells and cameraman Richard Adams were covering the daily routine at an Los Angeles power plant when the unthinkable occurred: a nuclear accident that could have wiped out Southern California.
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Chinatown

Director: Roman Polanski
Writer: Robert Towne
Actor: Faye Dunaway, Jack Nicholson, John Hillerman, John Huston
Screenplay: PN1997 .C44 1997, PN1997 .C44, PN1997 .C441
Summary: A private detective finds himself in over his head as he takes on a case involving the most rich and powerful people in Chinatown.
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The Chinese Cat

Director: Phil Rosen
Writer: George Callahan
Actor: Sidney Toler, Joan Woodbury, Mantan Moreland, Benson Fong, Ian Keith, Cy Kendall, Weldon Heyburn, Anthony Warde, John Davidson, Dewey Robinson
Summary: Chess master Thomas Manning is found shot to death and clutching chess pieces in his hands. Who's responsible for this fatal checkmate?
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Circus of Fear

Director: John Moxey
Writer: Harry Alan Towers
Actor: Christopher Lee, Klaus Kinski, Anthony Newlands, Heinz Drache, Eddi Arent, Suzy Kendall, Cecil Parker
Summary: When a group of thieves rob a bank truck on London Bridge, the ensuing police investigation leads to a traveling circus. There they encounter a number of bizarre characters, including Christopher Lee's mysterious lion tamer as they search for the missing money and the mastermind behind the robbery.
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City of Ghosts

Director: Matt Dillon
Writer: Matt Dillon, Barry Gifford
Actor: Matt Dillon, James Caan, Natascha Mcelhone, Gerard Depardieu, Sereyvuth Kem, Stellan Skarsgeard
Summary: Jimmy is a New York con man fleeing the United States for Bangkok in order to avoid an insurance scam investigation. He goes to Cambodia to meet up with his former business partner and mentor, Marvin, to collect his half of the money. Along the way, he makes friends with local man, Sok, and romances Sophie, but is drawn into a lethal web of deceit and murder.
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Cleaner

Director: Renny Harlin
Writer: Matthew Aldrich
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson, Ed Harris, Eva Mendes, Keke Palmer, Luis Guzman, Christa Campbell, Ritchie Montgomery, Robert Forster, Peter Franzen
Summary: Single father and former cop Tom Carver has an unusual vocation-- he cleans up crime scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Carver is shocked to learn that he may have unknowingly erased crucial evidence, entangling himself in a dirty criminal cover up.
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Clear and Present Danger

Director: Phillip Noyce
Writer: Donald Stewart, Steven Zaillan, John Milius
Actor: Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer, James Earl Jones, Joaquim de Almeida, Henry Czerny, Miguel Sandoval, Donald Moffat, Benjamin Bratt
Screenplay: PN1997 .C547 1993
Summary: When the president's close friend is murdered over ties to a Colombian drug cartel, CIA Deputy Director Jack Ryan becomes unwittingly involved in an illegal paramilitary operation that goes awry.
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Cliffhanger

Director: Renny Harlin
Writer: Michael France, Sylvester Stallone
Actor: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner, Leon, Paul Winfield, Ralph Waite
Summary: Rocky Mountain rescue workers discover a distress call to locate five climbers is really a trap set by a merciless international terrorist, and millions of dollars and their own lives hang in the balance.
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The Climax

Director: George Waggner
Writer: Curt Siodmak, Lynn Starling
Actor: Boris Karloff, Susanna Foster, Turhan Bey
Summary: A mad physician plots to kill an opera singer who reminds him of his mistress whom he murdered.
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Clockers

Director: Spike Lee
Writer: Spike Lee, Richard Price
Actor: Harvey Keitel, John Turturro, Delroy Lindo, Mekhi Phifer, Isaiah Washington, Keith David, Pee Wee Love, Regina Taylor
Summary: A film about the violent world of drug dealing and its 24-hour dealers, known as 'clockers.'
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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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Cold Weather

Director: Aaron Katz
Writer: Aaron Katz
Actor: Cris Lankenau, Trieste Kelly Dunn, Raul Castillo, Robyn Rikoon, Brendan McFadden, Ben Stambler
Summary: After abandoning a promising academic career in forensic science, self-styled detective Dough returns to Portland, Oregon to live with his more responsible sister Gail. He lands a dead-end job working in an ice factory, but soon finds an opportunity to use his passion and skill in detective work when his ex-girlfriend Rachel goes missing. Enlisting a team of ramshackle slacker-sleuths, Doug leads the way down a complex trail of clues that brings him close to discovering the truth about Rachel.
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Collateral

Director: Michael Mann
Writer: Stuart Beattie
Actor: Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mark Ruffalo, Peter Berg, Bruce McGill, Irma P. Hall, Barry Shabaka Henley
Screenplay: PN1997 .C666 2003
Summary: Cab driver Max picks up Vincent, a man who offers him $600 to drive him around Los Angeles. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes Vincent is an assassin. It's now up to Max, who has been taken hostage, to keep Vincent's targets alive.
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Colt 38 Special Squad

Quelli della Calibro 38

Director: Massimo Dallamano
Writer: Massimo Bottari
Actor: Ivan Rassimov, Marcel Bozzuffi, Carole Andre, Riccardo Salvino
Summary: Vigilante cop and merciless Marseilles criminal take their grudge match to the streets.
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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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The Concorde ... Airport '79

Director: David Lowell Rich
Writer: Eric Roth
Actor: Alain Delon, Susan Blakely, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy
Summary: A jet-setting TV reporter puts everyone on board a Moscow-bound Concorde in jeopardy when she becomes the target of a traitorous arms smuggler.
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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Director: George Clooney
Writer: Charlie Kaufman
Actor: George Clooney, Drew Barrymore, Julia Roberts, Sam Rockwell
Screenplay: PN1997 .C6767 1998
Summary: Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. The story of a legendary showman's double life--television producer by day, CIA assassin by night. At the height of his TV career, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA and trained to become a covert operative, or so he said.
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The Conversation

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Francis Ford Coppola
Actor: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Cindy Williams, Frederic Forrest, Robert Duvall
Screenplay: PN1997 .C68 1972
Summary: A provoking mystery-suspense drama explores the morality of privacy in the story of Harry Caul, a surveillance expert, who conducts a routine surveillance job only to later find himself suspicious that he has become an unwitting player in a murder scheme.
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Cop

Director: James B. Harris
Writer: James B. Harris
Actor: James Woods, Lesley Ann Warren, Charles Durning, Charles Haid
Summary: Lloyd Hopkins, a hard-boiled American police detective is on the trail of a mass murderer who is victimizing women in Los Angeles. The pursuit leads him through a world that has become his own natural habitat.
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Cop Hater

Director: William Berke
Writer: Henry Kane
Actor: Starring Robert Loggia, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Ellen Parker
Summary: The hardworking detectives of the 87th Precinct in an unnamed city during a massive heat wave investigate the seemingly random murders of policemen.
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Cop Land

Director: James Mangold
Writer: James Mangold
Actor: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, Peter Berg, Janeane Garofalo, Robert Patrick, Michael Rapaport, Annabella Sciorra
Screenplay: PN1997 .C721 1997a
Summary: Following a controversial shooting involving a police officer, a small-town sheriff teams up with a New York City internal affairs investigator and uncovers a possible connection to the mob.
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Corridors of Blood

Director: Robert Day
Writer: Jean Scott Rogers
Actor: Boris Karloff, Marco St. John, Finlay Currie, Francis Matthews, Adrienne Corri, Francis De Wolff, Basil Dignam, Frank Pettingell, Carl Bernard, Marian Spencer, Nigel Green, John Gabriel, Howard Lang, Yvonne Warren, Christopher Lee
Summary: In 1840s London, Dr. Thomas Bolton dares to dream the unthinkable: to operate on patients without causing pain. Unfortunately, the road to general anesthesia is blocked by a ruthless killer, as well as Bolton's devastating addiction to his own medicines.
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Courage under Fire

Director: Edward Zwick
Writer: Patrick Sheane Duncan
Actor: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty, Matt Damon, Seth Gilliam, Bronson Pinchot, Scott Glenn
Screenplay: PN1997 .C726 1995a, Emerson EBooks
Summary: When Lt. Colonel Nathaniel Serling is asked to review the posthumous candidacy of the first woman to receive a Medal of Honor, he finds himself plunged into an apparent cover-up surrounding the actions that led to her death. As he struggles to uncover the truth, he also finds himself forced to confront his own tormenting demons.
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Crack-Up

Director: Irving Reis
Writer: John Paxton, Ben Bengal, Ray Spencer
Actor: Pat O'Brien, Claire Trevor, Herbert Marshall, Ray Collins, Wallace Ford, Dean Harens, Damian O'Flynn, Erskine Sanford, Mary Ware
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks
Summary: After a train wreck sends art critic George Steele into a mental tailspin, he's fired from his job at a New York art museum. Seems unjust, until you learn there was no train wreck. This relentless, nervy film noir explores the sinister world of violence and the monied world of aesthetics as Steele's attempt to reconstruct what really happened leads him to murder, mania and an international conspiracy that threatens the museum's masterpieces.
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Crash

Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: David Cronenberg
Actor: James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas, Deborah Kara Unger, Rosanna Arquette
Summary: Film producer and sexual adventurer James Ballard's life is transformed by a car crash. It introduces him to Dr. Helen Remington, as her husband is propelled through the windshield and into James' car, dead. No sooner are Helen and James both out of the hospital than they show up together at a late-night show staged by Vaughan, whose near-fatal accident left him obsessed with the erotic possibilities of crashes. Vaughan savors crash data and presides over a cult of like-minded fetishists, soon joined by James--comatose with lust and fascination--as he single-mindedly pursues this new erotic linking of cars, sex, and injury.
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The Crimson Kimono

Director: Samuel Fuller
Writer: Samuel Fuller
Actor: Glenn Corbett, Victoria Shaw, James Shigeta, Anna Lee, Paul Dubov, Jaclynne Greene, Neyle Morrow, Gloria Pall, Pat Silver, George Yoshinaga
Summary: Two detectives seek a stripper's killer in the Japanese quarter of Los Angeles, but a love triangle threatens their friendship.
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Crimson Tide

Director: Tony Scott
Writer: Michael Schiffer, Quentin Tarantino
Actor: Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, George Dzundza, Viggo Mortensen, James Gandolfini, Matt Craven
Summary: Controversy boils over when Soviet rebels point nuclear weapons at the United States, and a message for the nuclear-missile sub USS Alabama gets cut off during transmission. Will the Alabama prevent a nuclear holocaust, or start one?
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Criss Cross

Director: Robert Siodmak
Writer: Daniel Fuchs
Actor: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne DeCarlo, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally, Richard Long
Summary: An armored car driver is suckered into a burglary by his ex-wife and her hoodlum husband. Multiple back-stabbing and double-crosses ensue.
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Cronicas

Director: Sebastian Cordero
Writer: Sebastian Cordero
Actor: John Leguizamo, Leonor Watling, Damiaan Alcaazar
Summary: A television reporter from Miami travels to Ecuador with his crew in order to investigate a serial killer called the Monster of Babahoyo, who hunts children.
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Cronos

Director: Guillermo del Toro
Writer: Guillermo del Toro
Actor: Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman, Claudio Brook, Margarita Isabel, Tamara Shanath
Summary: An aging antique dealer, Jesus Gris, happens upon an elegant mechanized scarab. When opened, it painfully stabs whomever is holding it, but the wound brings youthful vigor and a vampire's need for blood. The device is relentlessly pursued by a dying tycoon, Dieter de la Guardia, whose nephew Angel, reluctant to see his uncle live a moment longer, must still do the old man's bidding. Meanwhile, Gris's desires endanger his own graddaughter, Aurora.
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Cruising

Director: William Friedkin
Writer: William Friedkin
Actor: Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen, Richard Cox, Don Scardino
Summary: Steve Burns is sent undercover to find a serial killer who brutally slays and dismembers gay men in New York's S and M subculture. Working almost completely isolated from his department, he has to learn and practice the rules of this little society.
Review: 'Al Pacino goes undercover in the New York underground S and M scene to catch an elusive serial killer. William Friedkin's film was highly controversial, and the filming was often interrupted by rambunctious protesters, but the completed project is a masterful and haunting film about introverted crises of identity and masculinity.'
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Cutter's Way

Director: Ivan Passer
Writer: Jeffrey Fiskin
Actor: Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Lisa Eichhorn, Stephen Elliott
Summary: When his best friend is accused of murder, a Vietnam veteran tries to solve the case.
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D.O.A.

Director: Rudolf Matae
Writer: Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene
Actor: Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler, Beverly Campbell, Neville Brand, Lynn Baggett, William Ching, Henry Hart, Laurette Luez
Summary: Frank Bigelow, dying from a slow-acting poison, spends the remaining hours of his life searching for his killer.
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The Da Vinci Code

Director: Ron Howard
Writer: Akiva Goldsman
Actor: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno, Paul Bettany, Alfred Molina, Jurgen Prochnow, Jean-Yves Berteloot, Etienne Chicot, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Marie-Françoise Audollent
Summary: When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon is summoned to the Louvre by French Captain Bezu Fache, he soon discovered that he is the number 1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie, Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, and out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England.
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Daddy's Gone A-Hunting

Director: Mark Robson
Writer: Larry Cohen, Lorenzo Semple, Jr.
Actor: Carol White, Paul Burke, Mala Powers, Scott Hylands
Summary: She's new to San Francisco and a bit lonely. Maybe that's why Cathy Palmer is vulnerable to Kenneth, a playful, boyishly handsome stranger about to plunge her into a living nightmare. Cathy falls in and out of love with Kenneth, then begins life anew with another man whom she marries. But Kenneth isn't over Cathy, he stalks her, and kidnaps her newborn child.
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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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Dangerous Crossing

Director: Joseph M. Newman
Writer: Leo Townsend
Actor: Jeanne Crain, Michael Rennie, Casey Adams, Carl Betz, Mary Anderson, Marjorie Hoshelle, Willis Bouchey, Yvonne Peattie
Summary: Ruth Bowman is a new bride glowing with delight as she and her charming new husband, John, set sail on the SS Monrovia for a transatlantic honeymoon. But when John inexplicably vanishes, Ruth discovers that no one on the ship has any record of his existence.
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Dangerous Method

Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: Christopher Hampton
Actor: Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, Sarah Galdon, Vincent Cassel
Summary: The relationship between fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung and his mentor Sigmund Freud is torn apart when Sabina Spielrein, a troubled but beautiful young woman, comes between them and forever changes the face of modern thought.
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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 of the Jackal

Director: Fred Zinnemann
Writer: Kenneth Ross
Actor: Edward Fox, Terence Alexander, Michel Lonsdale, Alan Badel, Tony Britton, Eric Porter, Jean Martin, Cyril Cusack
Summary: Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense.
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The Day of the Outlaw

Director: Andre De Toth
Writer: Philip Yordan
Actor: Robert Ryan, Burl Ives, Tina Louise, Alan Marshal, Venetia Stevenson, David Nelson, Nehemiah Persoff
Summary: When a gang of outlaws decide to spend the night in a little Western town, cowboys and ranchers will have to but their differences aside in order to save their town.
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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 Again

Director: Kenneth Branagh
Writer: Scott Frank
Actor: Kenneth Branagh, Andy Garcia, Derek Jacobi, Wayne Knight, Hanna Schygulla, Campbell Scott, Emma Thompson
Screenplay: PN1997 .D413 1990
Summary: Mike Church, an L.A. gumshoe with a knack for wisecracks and tracing missing persons, doesn't have a clue when he's hired to help a beautiful amnesia victim tormented by nightmares. Then an eccentric antiques dealer and hypnotist leads Church to believe the source of the nightmares may lie in a past-life connection to Margaret Strauss, a world-famous pianist allegedly murdered by her composer husband in 1948.
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Dead of Night

Director: Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer
Writer: John Baines, Angus MacPhail, T.E.B. Clarke
Actor: Michael Redgrave, Sally Ann Howes, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne
Summary: A group of strangers is mysteriously gathered at a country estate where each reveals a chilling tale of the supernatural. These include premonitions from beyond the grave, an antique mirror, a supernatural game of golf, and a ventriloquist's dummy. But even after these frightening stories are told, one final nightmare awaits them all.
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Dead or Alive

Deddo oa araibu: Hanzaisha

Director: Takashi Miike
Writer: Ichiro Ryu
Actor: Riki Takeuchi, Sho Aikawa
Summary: A detective is stuck in the middle of a gang war betwen the Japanese Yakuza and Chinese gangsters.
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Dead Ringers

Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: David Cronenberg, Norman Snider
Actor: Jeremy Irons, Genevieve Bujold, Heidi Von Palleske, Barbara Gordon, Shirley Douglas, Stephen Lack
Screenplay: PN1997 .D4163 1987a
Summary: In portrayals that won the New York Film Critics Best Actor Award, Jeremy Irons plays twin gynecologists whose emotional dependency collapses into mind games, madness, and murder.
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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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The Debt

Director: John Madden
Writer: Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman, Peter Straughan
Actor: Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Jessica Chastain, Jesper Christensen, Martin Csokas, Ciaran Hinds, Tom Wilkinson
Summary: The story begins in 1997, as shocking news reaches retired Mossad secret agents Rachel and Stephan about their former colleague David. All three have been venerated for decades by Israel because of the secret mission that they embarked on for their country back in 1965-1966, when the trio tracked down Nazi war criminal Dieter Vogel, the feared Surgeon of Birkenau, in East Berlin. At great risk, and at considerable personal cost, the team's mission was accomplished - or was it?
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Decision before Dawn

Director: Anatole Litvak
Writer: Peter Viertel
Actor: Richard Basehart, Gary Merrill, Oskar Werner, Hildegarde Neff, Dominique Blanchar, O.E. Hasse, Wilfried Seyferth, Hans Christian Blech, Helene Thimig, Robert Freytag, George Tyne
Summary: WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US Army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information.
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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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Deliverance

Director: John Boorman
Writer: James Dickey
Actor: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox
Screenplay: PN1997 .D447 1982
Summary: Four ordinary men, in two canoes, descending a river they've only seen as a squiggly line on a map, determined to test themselves against a wilderness they only think they understand, must fight for their lives against some sadistic mountain men.
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Dementia 13 (2000-DVD-release)

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Francis Ford Coppola
Actor: Patrick Magee, William Campbell, Luana Anders, Mary Mitchell
Summary: A family living in a castle in Ireland has had a dark spell cast over it since the drowning of their beautiful young daughter some years earlier. When the truth of the mysterious death of the young daughter begins to surface, a series of axe murders makes everyone in and around the castle suspect.
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Dementia 13 (2004-Double-Feature)

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Francis Ford Coppola
Summary: A gory tale of a series of axe murders in Ireland.
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Desperado

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Writer: Robert Rodriguez
Actor: Antonio Banderas, Joaquim de Almeida, Salma Hayek, Steve Buscemi, Cheech Marin, Quentin Tarantino
Screenplay: PN1997 .D4533 1994A
Summary: A mysterious guitar player seeks vengeance against the men who murdered his girlfriend.
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The Detective

Director: Gordon Douglas
Writer: Abby Mann
Actor: Frank Sinatra, Lee Remick, Ralph Meeker, Jack Klugman, Tony Musante, Robert Duvall, Jacqueline Bisset, Sugar Ray Robinson
Summary: Police detective Joe Leland investigates the murder of a homosexual man. He discovers links to official corruption in New York City.
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Detour

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
Writer: Martin Goldsmith
Actor: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald, Tim Ryan, Esther Howard, Roger Clark, Pat Gleason
Summary: A man's pursuit of the woman he loves is blocked by fate and another woman.
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The Devil's Own

Director: Alan J. Pakula
Writer: David Aaron Cohen, Vincent Patrick, Kevin Jarre
Actor: Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Margaret Colin
Summary: One of the top Northern Ireland IRA terrorists escapes to New York where he, under a false name, lives in the house of an Irish cop who knows nothing about his real identity.
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Dhoom 2

Director: Sanjay Gadhvi
Writer: Vijay Krishna Acharya
Actor: Hrithik Roshan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwariya Rai, Uday Chopra, Bipasha Basu, Rimi Sen
Summary: A true 21st century action comedy. Three cops (Chopra, Bachchan and Basu) are caught in a global game of cat and mouse with two of the most notorious, high tech thieves still at large (Roshan and Rai).
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Diabolique

Les Diaboliques

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Writer: Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jerome Geronimi
Actor: Simone Signoret, Vera Clouzot, Charles Vanel, Paul Meurisse, Jean Brochard, Therse Dorny, Michel Serrault
Summary: Suspense classic that influenced the 1960 movie, Psycho, by Alfred Hitchcock. Tells the story of a sadistic headmaster of a Parisian boarding school who is murdered by his wife and mistress, whom he has mistreated. The women dump his body in a swimming pool. When the pool is drained, the body has disappeared. Then come reports of sightings, terrifying his killers.
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Dillinger

Director: Max Nosseck
Writer: Philip Yordan
Actor: Lawrence Tierney, Edmund Lowe, Anne Jeffreys, Eduardo Cianelli, Marc Lawrence, Elisha Cook, Jr.
Summary: Traces Dillinger's violent career from his early days through his rise to the top of the FBI most-wanted list, and concludes with the well-known 'lady in red' betrayal that left Dillinger a bullet-riddled corpse on a dark Chicago street.
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Dirty Pretty Things

Director: Stepehn Frears
Writer: Steve Knight
Actor: Audrey Tautou, Sergi Lopez, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sophie Okonedo, Benedict Wong, Zlatko Buric, Kriss Dosanjh, Israel Aduramo, Yemi Ajibade, Nizwar Karanj, Dhobi Oparei
Summary: Nigerian exile Okwe and Turkish chambermaid Senay toil at a west London hotel that is full of illegal activity. Late one night Okwe makes a shocking discovery, which creates an impossible dilemma and tests the limits of all they know.
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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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Diva

Director: Jean-Jacques Beineix
Writer: Jean-Jacques Beineix, Jean van Hamme
Actor: Fraedaeric Andraei, Wilhelmenia Wiggins Fernandez, Roland Bertin, Richard Bohringer, Gerhard Darmon, Chantal Deruaz
Summary: Jules, a young mail courier, is an impassioned fan of Cynthia Hawkins, a legendary, and determinedly unrecorded opera star. He smuggles a tape recorder into a performance and tapes her singing. At the same time, a prostitute hides a tape recording that details the career of a French mobster in Jules' delivery bag. Dizzying chases and bizaare plot twists follow, as Jules is pursued through Paris, aided by his two eccentric friends, Gorodish and his Vietnamese mistress, Alba.
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Doctor X

Director: Michael Curtiz
Writer: Robert Tasker, Earl Baldwin
Actor: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Lee Tracy, Preston Foster, John Wray
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks, Emerson EBooks
Summary: A monster lurks as a New York newspaperman investigates one of the 'Moon Killer' murders in which victims are strangled, cannibalized, and surgically incised under the light of the full moon.
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The Dogs of War

Director: John Irvin
Writer: Gary DeVore, George Malko
Actor: Christopher Walken, Tom Berenger, Colin Blakely, JoBeth Williams
Summary: Hired by an international cartel, soldier of fortune Jamie Shannon (Walken) organizes a strike force to wrest control of an impoverished but mineral rich west African nation from a madman. An intricate game ensues where double cross is the rule: Shannon and his handpicked men find themselves caught between the cartel and the dictator they were to depose. To escape this dilemma, Shannon and his men apply their own code of honor.
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Dolores Claiborne

Director: Taylor Hackford
Writer: Tony Gilroy
Actor: Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, David Strathairn, Judy Parfitt, John C. Reilly, Eric Bogosian, Christopher Plummer
Screenplay: PN1997 .D658 1994
Summary: Eighteen years ago the town accused Dolores Claiborne of murdering her husband in cold blood. Now a woman lies dead and a witness finds Dolores standing over the body. Her daughter is the only one who can save her life and the only thing that stands between guilt and innocence is the evil secret that made the daughter run away ten years ago.
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Don't Bother to Knock

Director: Roy Ward Baker
Writer: Daniel Taradash
Actor: Richard Widmark, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Bancroft
Summary: A beautiful babysitter begins an affair with one of the guests in the hotel where she is a live-in babysitter. But when the child she cares for interrupts their lovemaking, the babysitter becomes a dangerous madwoman.
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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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The Double Man

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Writer: Frank Tarloff, Alfred Hayes
Actor: Yul Brynner, Britt Ekland, Clive Revill, Lloyd Nolan
Summary: Following the death of his son in a skiing accident in the Austrian Alps, CIA agent Dan Slater goes to the funeral totally unaware that his arrival is all part of a devious Cold War gambit.
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Dr. Renault's Secret

Director: Harry Lachman
Writer: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Actor: J. Carroll Naish, Shepperd Strudwick, Lynne Roberts, George Zucco
Summary: Dr. Larry Forbes visits the chateau of Dr. Robert Renault, uncle of his fiancee Madelon, who is idolized by Renault's assistant, a strange emigre from Java.
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Drag Me to Hell

Director: Sam Raimi
Writer: Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi
Actor: Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Lorna Raver, Dileep Rao, David Paymer
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .D73 2007
Summary: To secure a promotion, loan officer Christine evicts an old woman and becomes the recipient of a particularly nasty curse.
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Dressed to Kill (1946)

Director: Roy William Neill
Writer: Frank Gruber, Leonard Lee
Actor: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
Summary: Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) looks into two surprising deaths, one of which was Dr. Watson's friend Julian (Edmund Breon). When both victims are found dead after buying the same kind of music box at an auction, Holmes tracks down the origin of the items to a convict serving time for stealing printing plates from a bank. Holmes begins to unravel a scheme that placed a secret code on the music boxes, revealing the location for stolen goods.
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Dressed to Kill (1980)

Director: Brian De Palma
Writer: Brian De Palma
Actor: Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen
Summary: Caine plays the part of a psychiatrist to a woman who is murdered early in the film. He is initially reluctant to help the police. The detective assigned to the murder seems happy to do nothing, leaving the investigation to a prostitute who witnessed the murder and the son of the deceased.
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Drive

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn
Writer: Hossein Amini
Actor: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Ron Perlman, Christina Hendricks, Albert Brooks
Summary: Driver is a Hollywood stunt driver by day, and moonlights as a top-notch getaway driver for hire in the criminal underworld. He finds himself a target for some of LA's most dangerous men after agreeing to aid the husband of his beautiful neighbor, Irene. When the job goes dangerously awry, the only way he can keep Irene and her son alive is to do what he does best, Drive!
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Drug Wars the Camarena Story

Director: Brian Gibson
Writer: Ann Powell, Rose Schacht, Mel Frohman, Christopher Canaan
Actor: Steven Bauer, Craig T. Nelson, Treat Williams, Elizabeth Peña
Summary: Based on the true story of the abduction and assassination of U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency agent Enrique 'Kiki' Camarena, which marked a turning point in the war against drugs.
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Duel

Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Richard Matheson
Actor: Dennis Weaver, Jacqueline Scott, Eddie Firestone, Lou Frizzel, Gene Dynarski, Lucille Benson, Tim Herbert
Summary: A traveling businessman is menaced on the highway by a huge diesel truck. Although he can never see the psychopathic driver of the truck, he soon realizes that this guy is out to kill him!
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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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Earthquake

Director: Mark Robson
Writer: George Fox, Mario Puzo
Actor: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy, Lorne Greene, Genevieve Bujold, Richard Roundtree
Summary: When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there.
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Eastern Promises

Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: Steve Knight
Actor: Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Summary: Russian-born Nikolai Luzhin is a driver for one of London's most notorious organized crime families of Eastern European origin. The family itself is part of the Vory V Zakone criminal brotherhood. Semyon heads the syndicate and is the proprietor of a plush Trans-Siberian restaurant. But his friendliness at the restaurant masks a cold and brutal core. Fortunes are tested by Semyon's volatile son and enforcer, Kirill. But Nikolai's carefully maintained existence is jarred once he crosses paths at Christmastime with Anna Khitrova, a midwife at a North London hospital. Anna is deeply affected by the death of a teenager while giving birth to a baby. Anna resolves to try and trace the baby's lineage and relatives. The girl has a personal diary, but it is written in Russian. Anna's Russian-born uncle urges caution. Anna accidentally unleashed the full fury of the Vory. With Semyon and Kirill closing ranks and Anna pressing her inquiries, Nikolai unexpectedly finds his loyalties divided. Hanging in the balance is a harrowing chain of murder, deceit, and retribution.
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Edmond

Director: Stuart Gordon
Writer: David Mamet
Actor: William H. Macy, Joe Mantegna, Denise Richards, Mena Suvari, Boxeem Woodbine, Julia Stiles, Ling Bai, Jeffrey Combs
Summary: A fortune-tellers teasing rumination sends Edmond Burke lurching into New York City's hellish underworld. He becomes involved in a twisted game of sex, lies and murder with 3 young women.
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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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Emperor of the North

Director: Robert Aldrich
Writer: Christopher Kopf
Actor: Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Keith Carradine, Charles Tyner, Malcolm Atterbury, Harry Caesar, Simon Oakland
Summary: A legendary depression-era hobo and his young accomplice battle a sadistic railroad worker in a determined bid to hitch a ride.
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End of Watch

Director: David Ayer
Writer: David Ayer
Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Pena, Anna Kendrick, Natalie Martinez, America Ferrera, Frank Grillo, David Harbour, Maurice Compte
Summary: Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel, during a routine traffic stop.
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Equus

Director: Sidney Lumet
Writer: Peter Shaffer
Actor: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Joan Plowright, Harry Andrews, Eileen Atkins, Jenny Agutter
Screenplay: PN1997 .E658 1975
Summary: A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care.
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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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Executive Action

Director: David Miller
Writer: Dalton Trumbo
Actor: Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Geer
Summary: Who killed President Kennedy? Mixing narrative sements with newsreel footage, the story of a group of powerful men who plot the assassination. First they must recruit and train a shooter, then frame Lee Harvey Oswald.
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The Experiment

Director: Paul Scheuring
Writer: Paul Scheuring
Actor: Adrien Brody, Forest Whitaker, Cam Gigandet, Clifton Collins, Jr., Ethan Cohn, Fisher Stevens, Travis Fimmel, David Banner, Maggie Grace
Summary: Twenty-four men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a scientific research project to test the psychological effects of prison life. However, something goes horribly wrong and the experiment ultimately spirals out of control.
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Eyes of Laura Mars

Director: Irvin Kershner
Writer: John Carpenter, David Zelag Goodman
Actor: Faye Dunaway, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Dourif, Rene Auberjonois, R, Rose Gregorio
Screenplay: PN1997 E9 1977a
Summary: A fashion photographer 'witnesses' a series of bizarre murders in her mind's eye as if through the lens of her camera.
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Eyes Wide Shut

Director: Stanley Kubrick
Writer: Stanley Kubrick, Frederic Raphael
Actor: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Sydney Pollack, Marie Richardson, Rade Sherbedgia, Todd Field, Vinessa Shaw, Alan Cumming, Sky Dumont, Fay Masterson, Leelee Sobieski, Thomas Gibson, Madison Eginton
Screenplay: PN1997 .E96 1999
Summary: A wife's admission of unfulfilled sexual longings plunges Dr. William Harford, a New Yorker, into an erotic odyssey that could destroy his marriage and ensnare him in a lurid murder mystery.
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The Falcon and the Snowman

Director: John Schlesinger
Writer: Steven Zaillian
Actor: Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn
Summary: A disillusioned young man and his drug dealing friend, under the code names "Falcon" and 'Snowman" commit a brazen act of espionage, by selling some of America's most sensitive secrets to the KGB.
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Fallen

Director: Gregory Hoblit
Writer: Nicholas Kazan
Actor: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz, James Gandolfini, Elias Koteas
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks, PN1997 .F311996
Summary: Detective John Hobbes is searching for a criminal he's already met, already caught and already killed.
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The Fallen Idol

Director: Carol Reed
Writer: Graham Greene
Actor: Ralph Richardson, Michele Morgan, Bobby Henrey, Jack Hawkins, Bernard Lee, Dora Bryan, Denis O'Dea, Walter Fitzgerald, Karel Stepanek, Sonia Dresdel
Summary: The relationship between a young boy and his beloved butler turns sour when the boy suspects the butler of murder.
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Falling Down

Director: Joel Schumacher
Writer: Ebbe Roe Smith
Actor: Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall, Barbara Hershey, Rachel Ticotin, Frederic Forrest, Tuesday Weld
Screenplay: PN1997 .F3 1992a
Summary: After he's downsized from his job, an emotionally unstable man slowly loses his mind, unleashing a spree of violence on those that he sees as detriments to society.
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Fargo

Director: Joel Coen
Writer: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Actor: Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Harve Presnell, Peter Stormare
Screenplay: PN1997 .F347 1994
Summary: A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong.
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Fear in the Night

Director: Jimmy Sangster
Writer: Jimmy Sangster, Michael Syson
Actor: Judy Geeson, Joan Collins, Ralph Bates, Peter Cushing, James Cossins, Gillian Lind
Summary: A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her new teacher-husband to a remote country boarding school where further terrors await her.
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The Fearmakers

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Writer: Elliot West, Chris Appley
Actor: Dana Andrews, Dick Foran, Marilee Earle, Mel Torme
Summary: A Korean War veteran returns to his pre-war job in public relations and discovers that it is owned by communists.
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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 Blood

Director: Ted Kotcheff
Writer: Michael Kozoll, William Sackheim, Sylvester Stallone
Actor: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy
Summary: A mentally unstable Vietnam vet has a one-man war with the police force of a small town after they abuse him. Includes a never-before-seen alternate suicide ending, deleted scenes and commentary with Sylvester Stallone.
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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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Five Corners

Director: Tony Bill
Writer: John Patrick Shanley
Actor: Jodie Foster, John Turturro, Tony Bill, Tim Robbins
Screenplay: PN1997.A1 S43337 1996
Summary: Heinz has just returned to the neighborhood after serving time for attacking Linda, who was saved by young idealist Harry. As the world around them erupts in turmoil, the neighborhood of Five Corners has a battle of its own to face when these three personalities clash, and nothing will ever be the same again.
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Five Dolls for an August Moon

5 bambole per la luna d'agosto

Director: Mario Bava
Writer: Mario Di Nardo
Summary: Eager to unveil an exciting new chemical process, industrialist George Stark gathers a group of businessmen on his private island. But the event takes a disastrous and deadly turn when a hostile bidding war erupts.
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Four Brothers

Director: John Singleton
Writer: David Elliot, Paul Lovett
Actor: Mark Wahlberg, Tyrese Gibson, Andre Benjamin, Garrett Hedlund, Terrence Howard, Josh Charles, Sofia Vergara, Fionnula Flanagan, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Summary: Four adopted brothers come back home to avenge their mother's death at what appeared to be a random killing in a grocery store robbery. However, the boy's investigation of the death reveals more nefarious activities involving the one brother's business dealings with a notorious local gangster. Two local cops, who are trying to solve the case, may also not be what they seem.
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Fracture

Director: Gregory Hoblit
Writer: Daniel Pyne, Glenn Gers
Actor: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike, Embeth Davidtz, Billy Burke, Cliff Curtis, Fiona Shaw, Bob Gunton
Summary: Ted Crawford is a wealthy, brilliant, and meticulous structural engineer who lives in Los Angeles. He shoots his wife and entraps her lover. After the police arrive, he signs a confession. At his arraignment, he asserts his rights to represent himself and asks the court to move immediately to trial. The prosecutor is Willy Beachum, a hotshot D.A. who is getting ready to leave for a civil-law firm. He is told by everyone the case is open and shut. Crawford, however, sees Beachum's weakness - the hairline fracture of his character.
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Frailty

Director: Bill Paxton
Writer: Brent Hanley
Actor: Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey, Powers Boothe, Luke Askew, Jeremy Sumpter, Matt O'Leary
Summary: The Meiks brothers, Fenton and Adam, have an idyllic relationship with their father. Their world is turned upside-down when their father suddenly announces that he has been visited by an angel who entrusted him with the holy mission of destroying 'demons'. Now, years after terrorizing a small Texas community, the God's Hand Killer has returned - leaving in his wake a perplexing trail of fear and death.
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Frantic

Director: Roman Polanski
Writer: Roman Polanski, Gerard Brach
Actor: Harrison Ford, Betty Buckley, John Mahoney, Jimmie Ray Weeks, Yorgo Voyagis, David Huddleston, Emmanuelle Seigner
Summary: After his wife disappears in Paris, American Richard Walker must confront a bewildering web of language, locale and bureaucracy as he scrambles to find her.
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Freaks

Director: Tod Browning
Writer: Willis Goldbeck, Leon Gordon
Actor: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Rosco Ates
Summary: A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus freaks.
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Freedomland

Director: Joe Roth
Writer: Richard Price
Actor: Samuel L. Jackson, Julianne Moore, Edie Falco, Ron Eldard, William Forsythe, Aunjanue Ellis, Anthony Mackie
Summary: As a housing project cop who's respected for keeping the peace and being fair with the residents, Lorenzo Council stumbles onto the case of an apparent carjacking and child abduction one night that throws the projects into turmoil. But there's something strange in the details Brenda Martin slowly brings to light regarding her abductor and her missing child. The criminal investigation into the alleged kidnapping ignites long-simmering racial tension between two neighboring New Jersey towns.
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Freeway

Director: Matthew Bright
Writer: Matthew Bright
Actor: Kiefer Sutherland, Reese Witherspoon, Wolfgang Bodison, Dan Hedaya, Amanda Plummer, Brooke Shields, Michael T. Weiss, Bokeem Woodbine
Summary: A dark comedy which retells the story of Little Red Riding Hood set against a modern background of prostituion, drugs and serial killers.
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The French Connection

Director: William Friedkin
Writer: Ernest Tidyman
Actor: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi
Screenplay: PN1997 .F74 1971
Summary: Detectives 'Popeye' Doyle and Buddy Russo hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and ultimately uncover the French connection.
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Friends of Eddie Coyle

Director: Peter Yates
Writer: Paul Monash
Actor: Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Richard Jordan, Alex Rocco, Steven Keats, Joe Santos, Mitchell Ryan
Summary: World-weary and living hand to mouth, small-time gunrunner Eddie 'Fingers' Coyle works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld. But when he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he's forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free.
Review: This gangster film shows off its setting in the city of Boston, depicting everyday locations which become the grounds where promises between criminals and law enforcement are made and broken. Talking to the city’s resident gangsters prior to filming the part, Robert Mitchum plays a local crook who is down on his luck but still believes that he has enough leverage to escape the law enforcement that is bearing down on him.
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From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money

Director: Scott Spiegel
Writer: Scott Spiegel, Duane Whitaker
Actor: Robert Patrick, Bo Hopkins, Duane Whitaker, Muse Watson, Brett Harrelson, Raymond Cruz, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen
Summary: Five criminals gather to pull off a heist in Mexico. On the way to their place of rendezvous, one of them wanders into the wrong bar, and crosses the wrong vampire. One by one, the thieving cohorts develop a taste for blood to match their hunger for money.
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From Headquarters

Director: William Dieterle
Writer: Robert N. Lee, Peter Milne
Actor: George Brent, Margaret Lindsay, Eugene Pallette, Robert Barrat, Henry O'Neill, Hugh Herbert, Dorothy Burgess, Theodore Newton, Hobart Cavanaugh, Ken Murray, Murray Kinnell, Edward Ellis, Kenneth Thomson
Summary: When a Broadway playboy is found dead, it's up to detective Jim Stevens to pick the murderer out of several likely candidates.
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From Hell

Director: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
Writer: Terry Hayes, Rafael Yglesias
Actor: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane, Ian Richardson
Summary: In 1888 London's Whitechapel slums, poor women like Mary Kelly and her friends walk the streets for a living. When the streetwalkers begin to be murdered one by one, it attracts the attention of Inspector Abberline, who takes a personal interest in the case, and Mary Kelly. Now he must use his psychic abilities to stop the most notorious serial killer in history--Jack the Ripper--before Mary is killed.
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Frozen River

Director: Courtney Hunt
Writer: Courtney Hunt
Actor: Melissa Leo, Misty Upham, Charlie McDermott, Michael O'Keefe, Mark Boone Junior
Summary: Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Ray, a white woman, and Lila, a Mohawk, both single mothers facing desperate circumstances, are drawn by the lure of fast money into the world of border smuggling across the frozen water of the St. Lawrence River.
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The Fugitive (1993)

Director: Andrew Davis
Writer: Jeb Stuart, David Twohy
Actor: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore, Joe Pantoliano, Andreas Katsulas, Jeroen Krabbe
Summary: A Chicago surgeon falsely convicted of killing his wife is determined to prove his innocence by leading his pursuers to the one-armed man who actually committed the crime.
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The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight

Director: James Goldstone
Writer: Waldo Salt
Actor: Jerry Orbach, Leigh Taylor-Young, Jo Van Fleet, Lionel Stander, Robert De Niro
Summary: Kid Sally, a small-timer aims for the big time by targeting rival Baccala along with Mario, a priest in the Kid's scheme to give Last Rites to Baccala.
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Gaslight (1940)

Director: Thorold Dickinson
Writer: John Van Druten, A.R. Rawlinson, Bridget Boland
Actor: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard
Summary: Stars Diana Wynyard as Bella Mallen, a young bride who's slowly tormented by strange happenings in her home, the same home in which a stash of jewels is reportedly hidden. Anton Walbrook plays Bella's ostensibly devoted husband, who tends to his wife's increasingly fragile mental state with fiendish charm.
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Gaslight (1944)

Director: George Cukor
Writer: John Van Druten, Walter Reisch, John L. Balderston
Actor: Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty, Angela Lansbury, Barbara Everest, Emil Rameau, Edmund Breon, Halliwell Hobbes
Screenplay: PN1997 .G37 1943
Summary: In this atmospheric murder mystery, beautiful, naive socialite Paula (Ingrid Bergman) disintegrates into a raving lunatic in the home in which her aunt was murdered. The suspect? Her devoted husband (Charles Boyer).
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The Gathering

Director: Brian Gilbert
Writer: Anthony Horowitz
Actor: Christina Ricci, Ioan Gruffudd, Stephen Dillane, Kerry Fox, Simon Russell Beale
Summary: An American backpacking in rural England has her life taking a turn for the worse after a car accident. During recovery, she is befriended by a researcher studying a buried 1st Century church embedded with images of Christ's crucifixion. She begins to have horrific visions of the townspeople and their deaths.
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Gator

Director: Burt Reynolds
Writer: William W. Norton
Actor: Burt Reynolds, Jack Weston, Lauren Hutton, Jerry Reed
Summary: In this sequel to White Lightning, Gator McKlusky leads state troopers and federal agents on a wild boat chase through the Georgia backwater. But they're not after him for moonshining; they want him to go undercover to expose a childhood friend who is involved in extortion, prostitution, and murder.
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General's Daughter

Director: Simon West
Writer: Christopher Bertolini, William Goldman, Nelson DeMille
Actor: John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe, James Cromwell, Timothy Hutton, Clarence Williams III, James Woods
Summary: When the daughter of a well-known and well-respected base commander is raped and murdered, an undercover detective is summoned to look into the matter and finds a slew of cover-ups at West Point.
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The Getaway

Director: Sam Peckinpah
Writer: Walter Hill
Actor: Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson, Sally Struthers, Al Lettieri, Slim Pickens, Richard Bright, Jack Dodson, Dub Taylor, Bo Hopkins
Summary: A convict leaves jail in Texas on a parole arranged by a crooked politician, and promptly joins his wife in planning a bank robbery.
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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

Director: Jim Jarmusch
Writer: Jim Jarmusch
Actor: Forest Whitaker, John Tormey, Cliff Gorman, Henry Silva, Isaach De Bankol, Tricia Vessey, Vince Viverito, Camille Winbush
Summary: Ghost Dog is a samurai disciple, and for ten years the devoted retainer to an aging mafia foot soldier named Louie. When one of Ghost Dog's contract murders goes wrong, the don's daughter is a witness, her father, decides that to save face, he must have the killer 'neutralized.' The rest of the film follows Ghost Dog's calculated efforts to survive, as he takes out the gang members while attempting to maintain his ceremonious, mutually respectful relationship with Louie.
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The Ghost Ship

Director: Mark Robson
Writer: Donald Henderson Clarke
Actor: Richard Dix, Russell Wade, Edith Barrett, Ben Bard, Edmund Glover
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks
Summary: Tom Merriam signs on the ship Altair as third officer under Captain Stone. At first things look good, Stone sees Merriam as a younger version of himself and Merriam sees Stone as the first adult to ever treat him as a friend. But after a couple of strange deaths of crew members, Merriam begins to think Stone is a psychopathic madman obsessed with authority.
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Gilda

Director: Charles Vidor
Writer: Marion Parsonnet
Actor: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George MacReady, Joseph Calleia
Summary: Johnny Farrell goes to work for Ballin Mundson, the proprietor of an illegal gambling casino in a South American city and quickly rises to become Mundson's 'main man.' All is well until Mundson returns from a trip with his new bride, Gilda-- a woman from Johnny's past. Mundson, unaware of their previous love affair, assigns Farrell the job of keeping Gilda a faithful wife. Fraught with hatred, Gilda does her best to antagonize, intimidate, and instill jealousy in Farrell-- until circumstances allow him to get even.
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The Gingerbread Man

Director: Robert Altman
Writer: Al Hayes
Actor: Kenneth Branagh, Embeth Davidtz, Robert Downey, Jr., Daryl Hannah, Tom Berenger, Robert Duvall
Summary: Lawyer Rick Magruder has a one-night-stand affair with caterer Mallory Doss. He becomes hooked on her, and when he learns her nut-case father Dixon is threatening her, he puts the weight of his law firm behind Mallory, has Dixon arrested and subpoenas her ex-husband Pete to testify against Dixon in court. Dixon is sent to an asylum, but escapes from there and the lives of many people are in danger.
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The Girl Who Knew Too Much

La ragazza che sapeva troppo

Director: Mario Bava
Writer: Mario Bava, Enzo Corbucci, Ennio De Concini, Eliana DeSabata, Mino Guerrini, Franco E. Prosperi
Actor: John Saxon, Leticia Roman, Valentina Cortese, Dante Di Paolo
Summary: An American tourist in Rome witnesses a serial killer's latest slaying and convinces a charming young doctor to help her investigate the city's 'Alphabet Murders.'
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Director: David Fincher
Writer: Steven Zaillian
Actor: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgard, Steven Berkoff, Robin Wright, Yorick Van Wageningen, Joely Richardson, Geraldine James, Goran Visnjic, Donald Sumpter, Ulf Friberg
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .G57 2011
Summary: Hoping to distance himself from the fallout of a libel conviction, journalist Mikael Blomkvist retreats to a remote island in Sweden's far north where the unsolved murder of a young girl still haunts her industrialist uncle forty years later. Ensconced in a cottage on the island where the killer may still roam, Blomkvist's investigation draws him into the secrets and lies of the rich and powerful, and throws him together with one unlikely ally: tattooed, punk hacker, Lisbeth Salander.
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Girl, Interrupted

Director: James Mangold
Writer: James Mangold, Lisa Loomer, Anna Hamilton Phelan
Actor: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea DuVall, Brittany Murphy, Elizabeth Moss, Jared Leto, Jeffery Tambor, Vanessa Redgrave, Whoopi Goldberg
Screenplay: PN1997 .G5242 1996
Summary: The true story of a young woman's life-altering stay at a famous psychiatric hospital in the late 1960's.
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The Glass Shield

Director: Charles Burnett
Writer: Charles Burnett
Actor: Richard Anderson, Michael Boatman, Ice Cube, Bernie Casey, Elliott Gould, Don Harvey
Summary: The first African American assigned to the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department uncovers a corrupt and racist precinct.
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The Glass Wall

Director: Maxwell Shane
Writer: Ivan Shane, Maxwell Shane, Ivan Tors
Actor: Vittorio Gassman, Gloria Grahame
Summary: As he is about to be deported, Peter jumps ship in New York Harbor and searches for the man who can prove his right to legal entry into the United States.
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The Glove

Director: Ross Hagen
Writer: Hubert Smith, Julian Roffman
Actor: Rosey Grier, John Saxon, Joanna Cassidy, Joan Blondell
Summary: A one-time cop and ex-ballplayer schemes to earn a $20,000 reward for the capture of a maniacal killer who beat a prison guard to death with a 'riot glove.'
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The Godfather (1972-Release)

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Actor: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, John Cazale, Abe Vigoda, Richard Castellano, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, Gianni Russo, Al Lettieri
Screenplay: PN1997 .G56752 1972a, PN1997 .G5675 1971, PN1997.A1 B364 1995
Summary: When organized-crime family patriarch Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge in this Oscar-winning epic.
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The Godfather (2008-Coppola-Restoration)

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Actor: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, John Cazale, Abe Vigoda, Richard Castellano, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, Gianni Russo, Al Lettieri
Screenplay: PN1997 .G56752 1972a, PN1997 .G5675 1971, PN1997.A1 B364 1995
Summary: When organized-crime family patriarch Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge in this Oscar-winning epic.
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The Godfather: Part II (1974-Release)

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Actor: Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, John Cazale, Talia Shire, Lee Strasberg, Michael V. Gazzo, G.D. Spradlin, Richard Bright, Gastone Moschin, Bruno Kirby, Danny Aiello
Screenplay: PN1997 .G5676 1973, PN1997.A1 B364 1995
Summary: The Corleone family roots are explored, tracing Don Vito's journey from Sicily to a life of organized crime in New York. In a parallel story, his grown son Michael extends operations to Cuba and contends with more betrayal and murder.
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The Godfather: Part II (2008-Coppola-Restoration)

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Actor: Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, John Cazale, Talia Shire, Lee Strasberg, Michael V. Gazzo, G.D. Spradlin, Richard Bright, Gastone Moschin, Bruno Kirby, Danny Aiello
Screenplay: PN1997 .G5676 1973, PN1997.A1 B364 1995
Summary: The Corleone family roots are explored, tracing Don Vito's journey from Sicily to a life of organized crime in New York. In a parallel story, his grown son Michael extends operations to Cuba and contends with more betrayal and murder.
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The Godfather: Part III (1990-Release)

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Actor: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Andy Garcia, Eli Wallach, Joe Mantegna, George Hamilton, Bridget Fonda, Sofia Coppola
Summary: In the final installment of the Godfather trilogy, gray-haired Michael Corleone struggles with a heavy heart to make the family business legitimate, but he's pulled into more bloodshed after he makes a lucrative business deal with the Vatican.
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The Godfather: Part III (2008-Coppola-Restoration)

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Actor: Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Andy Garcia, Eli Wallach, Joe Mantegna, George Hamilton, Bridget Fonda, Sofia Coppola
Summary: In the final installment of the Godfather trilogy, gray-haired Michael Corleone struggles with a heavy heart to make the family business legitimate, but he's pulled into more bloodshed after he makes a lucrative business deal with the Vatican.
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Gone Baby Gone

Director: Ben Affleck
Writer: Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard
Actor: Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan, Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, John Ashton, Amy Ryan, Amy Madigan, Titus Welliver
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .G64 2005
Summary: Amanda McCready is a 4-year-old who has disappeared from her Boston home. The police make little headway in solving the case, so the girl's aunt hires Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private detectives. They freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons: they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Patrick and Angie must face area drug dealers, gangs and pedophiles. When they finally solve the case, they are faced with a moral dilemma that tears them apart.
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Gone Girl

Director: David Fincher
Writer: Gillian Flynn
Actor: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Kim Dickens, Sela Ward, Carrie Coon, Missi Pyle, Casey Wilson
Summary: On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble.
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Good Morning, Night

Buongiorno, notte

Director: Marco Bellocchio
Writer: Marco Bellocchio
Actor: Maya Sansa, Luigi Lo Cascio, Robert Herlitzka, Paolo Briguglia, Pier Giorgio Bellocchio, Giovanni Calcagno
Summary: The story of a young woman assumes a life of domesticity to conceal her true identity as a member of the Red Brigades, Italy's terrorist underground.
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The Good Thief

Director: Neil Jordan
Writer: Neil Jordan
Actor: Nick Nolte, Tcheky Karyo, Said Taghmaoui, Gerard Darmon, Emir Kusturica, Marc Lavoine, Ouassini Embarek, Mark Polish, Michael Polish, Nutsa Kukhiandize
Summary: An American thief, living in the French city of Nice, is addicted to both heroin and gambling.
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Goodfellas

Director: Martin Scorsese
Writer: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese
Actor: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino
Screenplay: PN1997 .G64 1990, PN1997 .G641 1989a
Summary: Details the rise and fall of Henry Hill, a Brooklyn kid who grows up idolizing the 'wise guys' from his neighborhood. He begins hanging around the mobsters and doing odd jobs until he gains the notice of local chieftain Paulie Cicero. In his teens, Hill distinguishes himself as a 'stand-up guy' by choosing jail time over ratting on his accomplices. From that moment on, he is a part of the family. Along with his partner Tommy, he rises through the ranks to become Paulie's lieutenant. Soon he finds himself the target of both the feds and the mobsters.
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Gorky Park

Director: Michael Apted
Writer: Dennis Potter
Actor: William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy, Ian Bannen, Joanna Pacula
Screenplay: PN1997 .G636 1981
Summary: Gorky Park opens with the discovery of three mutilated bodies buried in the snow in Moscow's Gorky Park. Arkady Renko, the chief investigator of the Moscow Militia, is assigned to unravel this horrific crime, but he is confronted by an uncooperative and corrupt KGB.
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Gosford Park

Director: Robert Altman
Writer: Julian Fellowes
Actor: Eileen Atkins, Bob Balaban, Alan Bates, Charles Dance, Stephen Fry, Michael Gambon, Richard E. Grant, Tom Hollander, Derek Jacobi, Kelly Macdonald, Helen Mirren, Jeremy Northam, Clive Owen, Ryan Phillippe, Maggie Smith, Geraldine Somerville, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sophie Thompson, Emily Watson, James Wilby
Screenplay: PN1997 .G633 2002
Summary: Drama set at the country estate of Sir William McCordle in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered.
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Gospel Hill

Director: Giancarlo Esposito
Writer: Jeff Stacy, Jeffrey Pratt Gordon
Actor: Giancarlo Esposito, Danny Glover, Tom Bower, Angela Bassett, Adam Baldwin, Nia Long, Taylor Kitsch, Julia Stiles
Summary: In the town of Julia, the residents of the black neighborhood of Gospel Hill, are being forced out of their homes to make way for a multimillion-dollar golf course development. Thirty years ago Peter Malcolm, a black civil rights activist, was assassinated and race relations in the town have been strained ever since. Dr. Ron Palmer is an influential black community leader who is supporting the development. John Malcolm, Peter's brother, withdrew from the community and the fight for civil rights after his brother's assassination. He feels hatred for Jack Herrod who is the towns bigoted, ex-sheriff. Herrod was responsible for letting the investigation of Peter's murder dissipate with no one charged.
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The Grandmaster

Jat1 Doi6 Zung1 Si1 Yi dai zong shi

Director: Kar-wai Wong
Writer: Kar-wai Wong, Jingzhi Zou, Haofeng Xu
Actor: Tony Leung, Ziyi Zhang, Qingxiang Wang, Elvis Tsui, Hye-kyo Song
Summary: Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man moves to Hong Kong and struggles to provide for his family. In the mean time, Gong Er chooses the path of vengeance after her father was killed by Ma San.
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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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Green for Danger

Director: Sidney Gilliat
Writer: Sidney Gilliat, Claud Gurney
Actor: Trevor Howard, Sally Gray, Alastair Sim
Summary: A postman dies on the operating table at a rural English hospital, in the midst of the Nazi blitz. But was his death accidental?
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The Grim Game

Director: Irvin Willat
Writer: Arthur B. Reeve, John Grey
Actor: Harry Houdini, Ann Forrest
Summary: Excerpts from the collection of George Eastman House Motion Picture Department. Cameras captured an unplanned incident: two planes colliding in mid-air, Houdini presents this camera record of the falling 4400 feet after the collission and escaping with his life. The footage was so spectacular that the script was revised to integrate it into the plot. Includes the first man (Houdini) to be photographed changing from plane to plane in mid-air.
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Hackers

Director: Iain Softley
Writer: Rafael Moreu
Actor: Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie, Fisher Stevens, Lorraine Bracco
Summary: While practicing the tricks of the trade, a neophyte 'hacker' accomplishes the nearly impossible: he hacks the highly secured Gibson computer at the Ellingson Mineral Corporation. But in doing so, he unknowingly taps into a high-tech embezzling scheme which is masked by a virus that could cause a horrific environmental disaster. In the flash of a nanosecond, the young hacker and his pals are targeted for the crime by the FBI and Ellingson's deranged computer whiz, 'The Plague'. When they discover the terrifying extent of The Plague's warped plans, the group pools their techno skills together to launch a massive cyberspace attack, one that will hopefully clear their names and prevent a ecological disaster of global proportions.
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Hammerhead

Director: David Miller
Writer: William Bast, Herbert Baker
Actor: Judy Geeson, Peter Vaughan, Vince Edwards
Summary: Hammerhead is the international criminal. Hood, the American Spy, is sent to intercept him before he can acquire nuclear secrets. Features girls aplenty, international locations, exceptional chase scenes, a fantastic score, and plenty of style.
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Hangover Square

Director: John Brahm
Writer: Barre Lyndon
Actor: Laird Cregar, Linda Darnell, George Sanders, Glenn Langan, Faye Marlowe, Alan Napier, Sir Cedric Hardwicke
Summary: Struggling composer George Harvey Bone (Laird Cregar) falls for Netta (Linda Darnell), a scheming dance hall singer who wants to steal his newest song. When he discovers her selfish motives, Bone flies into a rage and kills her in this classic thriller. But Bone has no memory of the crime: So dedicated is he to his craft that discordant sounds make him black out, and he doesn't realize that he's capable of such monstrous violence.
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Hannibal Rising

Director: Peter Webber
Writer: Thomas Harris
Actor: Gaspard Ulliel, Li Gong, Dominic West, Helena Lia Tachovska, Rhys Ifans, Richard Brake, Kevin McKidd, Stephen Walters, Ivan Marevich, Aaron Thomas
Summary: After young Hannibal is forced to watch his little sister, Mischa, being devoured by starving soldiers in his Lithuania homeland. Hannibal vows to avenge his sister's death by slaying those who committed not only war crimes against the Lecters, but also against other families during WW II. Hannibal's revenge plan includes his cannibalism to justify his insatiable appetite for human flesh. Hannibal excels in his medical school classes dissecting cadavers. Complications arise when Hannibal interacts with his sexy Aunt, Lady Murasaki. Murasaki educates him in the art of beheading and Hannibal learns that his sword fetish is a manifestation of physical lust.
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Hard Candy

Director: David Slade
Writer: Brian Nelson
Actor: Patrick Wilson, Ellen Page, Sandra Oh, Odessa Rae
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .H37 2003
Summary: A teenage girl hooks up with a 30-something fashion photographer she met on the Internet. She soon proves that she isn't as innocent as she looks. The night takes a turn when she imposes an investigation in an attempt to reveal his past.
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Hard Rain

Director: Mikael Salomon
Writer: Graham Yost
Actor: Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid, Minnie Driver, Edward Asner, Richard Dysart, Betty White
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks
Summary: Set during a massive flood started by a dam accident in a small town, Christian Slater is an armored truck guard who gets robbed by Morgan Freeman. Slater gets away with all the money and hides it. In a panic, Slater tells the sheriff about the area he hid the money in and the sheriff locks him up. Now Slater has to get to the money and keep himself alive battling the sheriff, Morgan Freeman and his crew and the elements.
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Hardcore

Director: Paul Schrader
Writer: Paul Schrader
Actor: George C. Scott, Peter Boyle, Season Hubley
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks
Summary: A businessman's daughter runs away. He hires a private investigator who discoveres she's making cheap sex films. Realizing he can no long trust the detective, he decides to find her and bring her back himself.
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The Haunted Strangler

Director: Robert Day
Writer: John Croydon, Jan Read
Actor: Boris Karloff, Jean Kent, Elizabeth Allan, Anthony Dawson, Vera Day, Tim Turner, Diane Aubrey, Max Brimmel, Leslie Perrins, Jessica Cairns, Dorothy Gordon, Desmond Roberts, Roy Russell, Derek Birch, Peggy Ann Clifford, John Fabian, Joan Elvin
Summary: Nineteenth-century English author James Rankin believes that the wrong man has hanged twenty years earlier for a series of murders, but his investigations lead him to a horrible and, for him, gruesomely inescapable secret.
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Hazard

Director: Sion Sono
Writer: Sion Sono
Actor: Jai West, Joe Odagiri, Motoki Fukami, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Rin Kurana
Summary: Shin is a Japanese university student living a boring and meaningless life. One day, he spots a book titled Dangerous Ways to Walk the World, in which he finds a page written about hazards in New-York. Eager to get out, he jets off to New-York to find this inspiration. He quickly does find out the hazards of the city when he is mugged and left with no money or clothes. By chance, he meets Lee and Takeda, two Japanese-American punks who take him in. With Lee and Takeda, Shin's days in New-York are now full of excitement and danger. When they need a ride, they threaten people and take their cars. When they are hungry, they rob the deli for food. But their trouble-seeking ways eventually gets them chased by the police. Home use only.
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Heat Lightning

Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Writer: Brown Holmes, Warren Dufff
Actor: Aline MacMahon, Ann Dvorak, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot, Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh, Ruth Donnelly
Summary: In the Mohave Desert, Olga runs a gas station, lunch counter, and auto camp with her younger sister Myra. In a 24-hour period, Olga must deal with Myra's desire to go to a town dance with a cad, the appearance by happenstance of George, an old boyfriend whose conduct is never above suspicion, and the overnight presence of two women recently divorced in Reno, who, with a chauffeur, are carrying valuable jewels. George gets wind of the jewels and plays with Olga's heartstrings to set up a robbery. Myra arranges to sneak off with her beau. It's hot, and the heat lightning is crackling on the horizon. Is Olga's life of peace and hard work in the desert about to change for the worse?
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Heaven's Prisoners

Director: Phil Joanou
Writer: Harley Peyton, Scott Frank
Actor: Alec Baldwin, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kelly Lynch, Teri Hatcher, Eric Roberts
Summary: An ex-cop has turned his back on the big easy and the bottle, starting life over on a tranquil backwater bayou with his wife. But his newfound serenity shatters after he witnesses a small plane crash and rescues the sole survivor-a little Salvadoran girl.
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Hell and High Water (1954)

Director: Samuel Fuller
Writer: Jesse L. Lasky, Jr., Samuel Fuller
Actor: Richard Widmark, Bella Darvi, Victor Francen, Cameron Mitchell, Gene Evans, David Wayne, Stephen Bekassy, Richard Loo
Summary: A scientist and his colleagues hire an ex-Naval officer to lead an expedition in an Alaskan submarine to stop a Red Chinese anti-American conspiracy that could lead to WW III.
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Hidden

Cache

Director: Michael Haneke
Writer: Michael Haneke
Actor: Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Benichou, Annie Girardot, Bernard Le Coq, Walid Afkir, Lester Makedonsky, Daniel Duval, Nathalie Richard, Denis Podalydes, Aissa Maiga
Summary: A talk show host and his wife and son seem to be living an ideal life until clandestinely-filmed videotapes of their private lives start to show up on their front porch. As the tapes reveal more secrets, the resulting stress and fear leads to conflict, obsession, and deceit for the couple and brings back episodes from the husband's childhood when he wronged a young Algerian boy.
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High and Low

Tengoku to Jigoku

Director: Akira Kurosawa
Writer: Eijiro Hisaita, Ryuzo Kikushima, Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni
Actor: Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyoko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi
Summary: A complex crime thriller in which a wealthy shoe manufacturer's chauffeur's son is kidnapped in mistake for his own, and he faces a moral dilemma -- should he pay the ransom anyway and risk losing his position?
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High School Confidential!

Director: Jack Arnold
Writer: Lewis Meltzer, Robert Blees
Actor: Russ Tamblyn, Jan Sterling, Diane Jergens, John Drew Barrymore, Mamie Van Doren, Jackie Coogan, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ray Anthony, Michael Landon, Lyle Talbot, Charlie Chaplin
Summary: A tough kid comes to a new high school and begins muscling his way into the drug scene, and the local crime syndicate. Featuring the music of Jerry Lee Lewis and Ray Anthony.
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The Hindenburg

Director: Robert Wise
Writer: Richard Levinson, William Link, Nelson Gidding
Actor: George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft, William Atherton, Roy Thinnes, Gig Young, Burgess Meredith, Charles Durning, Richard A. Dysart
Summary: A dramatization of the journey and crash of the German dirigible, the Hindenburg.
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A History of Violence

Director: David Cronenberg
Writer: Josh Olson
Actor: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, William Hurt, Ashton Holmes, Stephen McHattie, Peter MacNeill, Ed Harris
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .H57 2003
Summary: Tom is a loving, well-respected family man from a small Indiana town. When two criminals show up at his diner, Tom is forced to take action and thwart the robbery attempt. Suddenly heralded as a local hero who took the courage to stand up to crime, people look up to Tom as a man of high moral regard. But all the media attention attracts the likes of the mob, who show up at Tom's doorstep. Is it a case of mistaken identity or does Tom have a history that no one knows about?
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The Hitch-Hiker

Director: Ida Lupino
Writer: Ida Lupino, Collier Young
Actor: Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman
Summary: A tension-packed, three-way dance of death about two middle-class American homebodies on vacation in Mexico on a long-awaited fishing trip. When they pick up a hichhiker, their car and their lives are commandeered by him.
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Hoffa

Director: Danny DeVito
Writer: David Mamet
Actor: Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Armand Assante, J.T. Walsh, Robert Prosky
Screenplay: PN1997 .H56 1990a
Summary: Traces Jimmy Hoffa's turbulent career from 1935, when he first solicits truck drivers to join the fledgling International Brotherhood of Teamsters, to his disappearance in 1975.
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Hollywoodland

Director: Allen Coulter
Writer: Paul Bernbaum
Actor: Adrien Brody, Diane Lane, Ben Affleck, Bob Hoskins
Summary: Made famous as Superman on television, George Reeves finds it hard to not be typecast because of it. When he is found dead of a gunshot wound, rumors begin to run rampant. Based on Hollywood's most notorious unsolved mystery.
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Homicidal (Box-Set)

Director: William Castle
Writer: Robb White
Actor: Glenn Corbett, Patricia Breslin, Eugene Leontovich, Alan Bunce, James Westerfield, Jean Arless
Summary: The film concerns a young woman named Miriam Webster (Patricia Breslin) who seemingly has everything a girl could want - including a successful flower shop business, and a handsome beau, Karl (Glenn Corbett), who works as a pharmacist. Events take a turn for the worse, however, when Miriam's half-brother, Warren, returns from Europe - with a rather unpleasant friend in-tow: a blonde named Emily (Jean Arless).
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Homicidal (Singleton)

Director: William Castle
Writer: Robb White
Actor: Glenn Corbett, Patricia Breslin, Jean Arless, Eugenie Leontovich, Alan Bunce, James Westerfield, Richard Rust, Gilbert Green
Summary: A girl returns to her childhood home, only to become involved in mystery and murder.
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Hopscotch

Director: Ronald Neame
Writer: Brian Garfield, Bryan Forbe
Actor: Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Sam Waterston, Herbert Lom, Ned Beatty
Summary: One of the CIA's top international operatives is suddenly relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, and with the aid of a chic Viennese widow, he puts himself back in the game by writing a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. The CIA now wants him dead, but he refuses to cooperate--because he's having too much fun!
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)

Director: Sidney Lanfield
Writer: Ernest Pascal
Actor: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Richard Greene, Wendy Barrie, Lionel Atwill
Summary: The first of the fourteen Sherlock Holmes films starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. After learning the history of the Baskerville curse from the hirsute Dr. Mortimer, Sherlock Holmes takes upon himself the responsibility of protecting sole heir Henry Baskerville from suffering the same fate as his ancestors: a horrible death at the fangs of the huge hound of Grimpen Moor. Unable to head to Baskerville mansion immediately, Holmes sends his colleague Dr. Watson to act as his surrogate. What Watson doesn't know is that Holmes, donning several clever disguises, is closely monitoring the activities of everyone in and around the estate.
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

Director: Terence Fisher
Writer: Peter Bryan
Actor: Peter Cushing, Andre Morell, Christopher Lee, Marla Landi, David Oxley, Francis De Wolff, Miles Malleson
Summary: Returning to his family's manor house on the lonely moors after his father dies under mysterious circumstances, Sir Henry Baskerville is confronted with the mystery of the supernatural hound that supposedly takes revenge upon the Baskerville family. The famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson are brought in to investigate.
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The Hour of 13

Director: Harold French
Writer: Leon Gordon, Howard Emmett Rogers
Actor: Peter Lawford, Dawn Addams, Roland Culver, Derek Bond
Summary: The heist at an 1890 soiree is flawlessly executed, and the Calgurie Emerald that adorned the neck of Mrs. Chumley Orr rests in the pocket of clever gentleman thief Nicholas Revel. But something else happens that night that even Revel Couldn't foresee. A bobby is murdered nearby, the latest in a string of murders of London constables. The crime convinces authorities that the thief and the killer are the same, so Scotland Yard turns its attention to Revel and his confreres in crime.
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Hour of the Wolf

Vargtimmen

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Writer: Ingmar Bergman
Actor: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann
Summary: A brooding artist accompanied by his wife travels to a remote island where he hopes to escape his demons.
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House by the River

Director: Fritz Lang
Writer: Mel Dinelli
Actor: Louis Hayward, Lee Bowman, Jane Wyatt, Dorothy Patrick, Ann Shoemaker, Jody Gilbert
Summary: A second rate writer strangles his maid when she rejects him and frames his brother for the crime after they dispose of the body.
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The House of Fear

Director: Roy William Neill
Writer: Roy Chanslor
Actor: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
Summary: A club of seven wealthy men ("The Good Comrades") lives together in a Scottish castle (how chummy!). But that's not all. Each member has taken out a large insurance policy with the beneficiary to be the last surviving member of the club. After two clubmates mysteriously die, Sherlock Holmes (Basil Rathbone) and his assistant, Dr. Watson (Nigel Bruce), are called in to investigate. The only clue? A letter containing -- strangely -- orange seeds.
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House of Games

Director: David Mamet
Writer: David Mamet
Actor: Lindsay Crouse, Joe Mantegna, Mike Nussbaum, Lilia Skala, J
Summary: A therapist and best-selling author must confront her own demons when she meets a man who has gambling debts and she feels compelled to help him.
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House of Sand and Fog

Director: Vadim Perelman
Writer: Vadim Perelman, Shawn Otto
Actor: Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley, Ron Eldard, Frances Fisher, Kim Dickens, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jonathan Ahdout, Navi Rawat, Carlos Gaomez
Screenplay: PN1997 .H692 2002
Summary: Colonel Behrani is a once-wealthy Iranian immigrant who struggles for dignity while working low-wage jobs in America. Kathy Nicolo is a troubled young house cleaner striving to put her life in order. When Kathy's house is mistakenly put up for public auction-- and Behrani risks the last of his family fortune to buy it-- the two become enmeshed in a desperate conflict. '[Story of] two strangers whose conflicting pursuits of the American Dream lead to a fight for their hopes at any cost. What begins as a struggle over a rundown bungalow spirals into a clash that propels everyone involved toward a shocking resolution.
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House of Voices

Director: Pascal Laugier
Writer: Pascal Laugier
Actor: Virginie Ledoyen, Lou Doillon, Catriona Maccoll, Doring Lazar, Jerome Soufflet, Virginie Darmon
Summary: House of Voices tells the chilling story of a woman who discovers the frightening secrets of an abandoned orphanage. Starring Virginie Ledoyen (The Beach), this film brings a terrifying new look at ghost stories, with a twist ending that is sure to shock you!
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House on 92nd Street

Director: Henry Hathaway
Writer: Barre Lyndon, Jack Moffitt, John Cherry Monks
Actor: William Eythe, Lloyd Nolan, Signe Hasso, Gene Lockhart, Leo G. Carroll, Lydia St. Clair, William Post
Screenplay: PN1997 .H72 1945
Summary: When a young German American is solicited as a Nazi spy during WWII, he accepts the job after agreeing to go undercover for the FBI. Once he learns that his mission is to send atomic bomb secrets to the German government, the FBI chief works relentlessly to prevent this while not giving his agent's identity away.
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The House on Telegraph Hill

Director: Robert Wise
Writer: Elick Moll, Frank Partos
Actor: Richard Basehart, Valentina Cortesa, William Lundigan, Fay Baker, Gordon Gebert
Summary: Victoria Kowelska is tortured in a concentration camp during the final days of World War II, and her family in Poland is slaughtered. Her best friend, Karin, who is ill, hopes to recover and make it to San Francisco, where a wealthy aunt is taking care of her son. But when Karin dies and the camp is liberated, Victoria exchanges identity papers with the dead woman, thereby gaining a new identity and family.
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How Awful About Allan

Director: Curtis Harrington
Writer: Henry Farrell
Actor: Anthony Perkins, Julie Harris, Joan Hackett
Summary: Psychologically blind after witnessing his father's death, living with his sister and a mysterious boarder, Allan's condition worsens and he becomes increasingly paranoid.
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How to Kill a Judge

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Director: Damiano Damiani
Writer: Damiano Damiani, Enrico Ribulsi
Actor: Franco Nero, Francoise Fabian
Summary: International superstar Franco Nero (of DJANGO and DIE HARD 2 fame) stars as Giacomo Solaris, a director whose latest film depicts a prominent Sicilian judge as being on the Mafiaâ‚‚s payroll. But when the actual judge is found murdered, Solaris begins his own investigation. Has the Mob found a way to corrupt the nationâ‚‚s top prosecutors? Should Solarisâ‚‚ movie bear some responsibility for the killing? Or will a string of brutal assassinations lead to the most shocking conspiracy of all?
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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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Hunger (1983)

Director: Tony Scott
Writer: Ivan Davis, Michael Thomas
Actor: David Bowie, Catherine Deneuve, Susan Sarandon, Cliff De Young, Dan Hedaya, Beth Ehlers
Summary: Miriam the vampire, subsists on the blood of her lovers, who do not age, until she has had enough of them. John is currently in that position, and is expected to die in the next 24 hours. He seeks help from a doctor who does not believe his story.
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The Hunt for Red October

Director: John McTiernan
Writer: Larry Ferguson, Donald Stewart
Actor: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, James Earl Jones, Sam Neill
Screenplay: PN1997 .H85 1989
Summary: When a Soviet nuclear sub headed toward American waters drops off U.S. scanners, the Yanks scramble to take defensive steps. But CIA analyst Jack Ryan convinces the brass that the sub's commander has something else in mind.
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The Hunting Party

Director: Richard Shepard
Writer: Richard Shepard
Actor: Richard Gere, Terrence Howard, Jesse Eisenberg, Dylan Baker, Mark Ivanir, Diane Kruger, James Brolin
Summary: Vacationing journalists try to track down a missing war criminal in one of Eastern Europe's deadliest regions. What begins as an impulsive reporting adventure immediately turns dangerous, as hostile locals, shady underworld figures and a case of mistaken identity put them squarely in their target's crosshairs. Amid the bullets and bombs, they discover that getting the scoop is one thing-- getting out alive is something else entirely.
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The Hurt Locker

Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Writer: Mark Boal
Actor: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Evangeline Lilly, Christian Camargo, Ralph Fiennes, David Morse, Guy Pearce
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .H87 2009, PN1997.2 .H87 2006
Summary: US Army Staff Sergeant Will James, Sergeant J.T. Sanborn and Specialist Owen Eldridge comprise the Bravo Company's bomb disposal unit stationed in Baghdad. James is the tech team leader. When he arrives on the scene, Bravo Company has thirty-nine days left on its current deployment, and it will be a long thirty-nine days for Sanborn and Eldridge whose styles do not mesh with their new leader. James' thrill of the dismantlement seems to be the ultimate goal regardless of the safety of his fellow team members, others on the scene or himself. On the other hand, Sanborn is by the books: he knows his place and duty and trusts others in the army to carry out theirs as well as he. Eldridge is an insecure soldier who is constantly worried that an error or misjudgment on his part will lead to the death of an innocent civilian or a military colleague. While the three members face their own internal issues, they have to be aware of any person at the bomb sites, some of who may be bombers themselves.
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Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Director: Robert Aldrich
Writer: Henry Farrell, Lukas Heller
Actor: Bette Davis, Olivia De Havilland, Joseph Cotten, Mary Astor, Agnes Moorehead
Summary: A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case.
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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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I'm Not Scared

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Director: Gabriele Salvatores
Writer: Niccolo Ammaniti, Francesca Marciano
Actor: Aitana Sanchez-Gijon, Dino Abbrescia, Giorgio Careccia, Riccardo Zinna, Michele Vasca, Susy Sanchez, Antonella Stefanucci, Giuseppe Cristiano, Mattia di Pierro
Summary: While playing outside one day in a wheat field, nine-year-old Michele discovers Filippo, who is chained to the ground at the bottom of a hole. Michele witnesses town bad boy Felice nearby and suspects something bad is happening. Michele is unsure whom he should tell about his discovery, eventually spilling the tale to his closest friend. When Michele's parents learn of his discovery, they warn him to forget whatever he saw.
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I, Mobster

Director: Roger Corman
Writer: Steve Fisher
Actor: Steve Cochran, Lita Milan
Summary: The story of the violent rise and fall of the underworld's most notorious crime boss.
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Ice Station Zebra

Director: John Sturges
Writer: Douglas Heyes, Alistair MacLean, Harry Julian Fink, W.R. Burnett
Actor: Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan, Jim Brown, Tony Bill
Summary: Ice Station Zebra, treacherously perched at the top of the world, silently guards a secret that will change the balance of world power forever. America's only hope rests with the speed and courage of the fighting men in the nuclear sub Tigerfish.
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The Illusionist

Director: Neil Burger
Writer: Neil Burger
Actor: Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel, Rufus Sewell, Eddie Marsan, Jake Wood, Tom Fisher
Summary: The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fiancee rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him in a dramatic challenge of wills, Eisenheim prepares for the most impressive illusion yet.
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Images

Director: Robert Altman
Writer: Robert Altman
Actor: Susannah York, Rene Auberjonois, Marcel Bozzuffi, Hugh Millais, Cathryn Harrison
Summary: Cathryn is suffering from schizophrenia and is haunted by hallucinations of apparitions. Her husband has his mind on other things, while her mental state is deteriorating. She is unable to define whether the people around her, like visitors to their house, are real or imaginary.
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In a Lonely Place

Director: Nicholas Ray
Writer: Andrew Solt
Actor: Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy, Carl Benton Reid, Art Smith, Jeff Donnell, Martha Stewart
Screenplay: PN1997.I4733 P65 1993
Summary: A Hollywood screenwriter, questioned falsely for murder, is drawn to his neighbor when she confirms his alibi. However, his volatile nature eventually threatens to destroy their one last chance for real love.
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In Bruges

Director: Martin McDonagh
Writer: Martin McDonagh
Actor: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes, Clemence Poesy, Jeremie Renier, Jordan Prentice
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .I52 2006
Summary: Hit men Ray and Ken have been ordered to cool their heels in the storybook city of Bruges (it's in Belgium) after finishing a big job. But since hit men make the worst tourists, they soon find themselves in a life-and-death struggle of comic proportions against one very angry crime boss.
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In the Cut

Director: Jane Campion
Writer: Jane Campion, Susanna Moore
Actor: Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Nick Damici, Sharrieff Pugh
Summary: A lonely young woman in New York City gets tangled up in a murder investigation when a severed head is found in her garden. When she becomes involved with the homicide detective on the case, she realizes that the prime suspect may be closer than she likes to think.
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In the Line of Fire

Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Writer: Jeff Maguire
Actor: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott, Gary Cole, Fred Dalton Thompson, John Mahoney
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks, PN1997 .I477 1992
Summary: Frank Horrigan, a veteran Secret Service agent haunted by his failure to protect JFK from assassination gets a chance to redeem himself when a brilliant psychopath threatens to kill the current president and take Horrigan with him.
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In the Secret Service

Director: Phil Rosen
Writer: George Callahan
Actor: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Benson Fong, Arthur Loft, George J. Lewis, Gwen Kenyon, Gene Roth, Muni Seroff, Lelah Tyler
Summary: Wily detective Charlie Chan is sent to investigate the murder of a brilliant inventor who was likely killed in exchange for access to his classified project -- a high-powered weapon designed to combat German U-boats. The framework and instructions on how to construct the device have been removed, and it's up to Chan to find the killer and retrieve the valuable blueprint -- before the weapon is used against his own country.
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In the Valley of Elah

Director: Paul Haggis
Writer: Paul Haggis
Actor: Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Frances Fisher, Susan Sarandon
Summary: Hank, a retired Sergeant with the Military Police, receives a call informing him that his youngest son, Mike, has gone AWOL. Hank embarks on finding Mike, recently returned from a tour of duty in Iraq, but makes a series of discoveries, including a murder, that leads Hank into a far more confused and disturbing situation than he'd expected.
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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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Infernal Affairs

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Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
Writer: Alan Mak, Felix Chong
Actor: Tony Leung, Andy Lau, Wong Chau-Sang, Eric Tsang
Summary: Chan Wing Yan is a hard-nosed veteran cop sent undercover to infiltrate the notorious Triad crime ring. An expert at bringing down violent crime syndicates, Chan thinks it's going to be a routine mission. What he's not prepared for is the discovery that the Triad's boss has [also] planted a mole in the police department ... and now Chan is being hunted down. In this battle of wills, only one cop can win!.
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Infernal Affairs 2

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Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
Writer: Alan Mak, Felix Chong
Actor: Anthony Wong, Eric Tsang, Carina Lau, Francis Ng, Edison Chen, Shawn Yue, Hu Jun
Summary: In this prequel to Infernal affairs the two main characters become moles on opposite sides of a war between the Hong Kong police force and the triad mob.
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Infernal Affairs 3

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Director: Andrew Lau, Alan Mak
Writer: Alan Mak, Felix Chong
Actor: Tony Leung, Chiu-Wai, Andy Lau, Leon Lai, Chen Daoming, Kelly Chen, Anthony Wong, Eric Tsang
Summary: In the third edition to the Internal Affairs series, the unit has their hands full again. The conclusion to the groundbreaking trilogy that inspired 'The Departed'.
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Inferno

Director: Harley Cokeliss
Writer: Peter Milligan
Actor: Ray Liotta, Gloria Reuben, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Daniel Kash, Lisa Owen
Summary: In the middle of the desert, Jack awakes with amnesia. While his flashbacks become more violent and vivid, the pieces of his past slowly come together and he remembers having a large sum of money - money which is now missing.
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Inglourious Basterds

Director: Quentin Tarantino
Writer: Quentin Tarantino
Actor: Brad Pitt, Melanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Eli Roth, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger, Daniel Bruhl, Til Schweiger
Screenplay: PN1997.2 .I546 2009, PN1997.2 .I546 2008
Summary: During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerrilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as 'The Basterds.' They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish woman who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers. A plot is set in motion to kill the Nazi leadership, including Adolph Hitler, at a movie premiere.
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Inland Empire

Director: David Lynch
Writer: David Lynch
Actor: Laura Dern, Jeremy Irons, Justin Theroux, Karolina Guszka, Jan Hench, Harry Dean Stanton, Diane Ladd, William H
Summary: When an actress falls in love with her co-star, she finds her life is becoming much like the film she is starring in, which is based on a Polish film that was never finished due to horrible tragedies.
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Inserts

Director: John Byrum
Writer: John Byrum
Actor: Richard Dreyfuss, Jessica Harper, Bob Hoskins
Summary: A once-great silent film director, unable to make the transition to the new talkies, makes cheap, silent sex films.
Review: 'Richard Dreyfuss plays a down-and-out filmmaker named Wonder Boy who is spurned by Hollywood due to both his alcoholism and his radical talent. Supported by a stellar cast and John Byrum's nuanced script and direction, this hidden gem plays out in real time, exploring the rarely touched topic of 1930s pornography production.'
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Inside Man

Director: Spike Lee
Writer: Russell Gewirtz
Actor: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer, Willem Dafoe, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Summary: NYPD Detective Keith Frazier struggles to outsmart Dalton, a high-stakes bank robber who, along with a well-trained crew of accomplices, has seized control of a Wall Street bank. The robbers turn what initially looks like a hostage crisis into a personal crusade to expose some mysterious evil secrets. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, Madaline, a power broker with her own agenda, emerges and injects even more instability into an already volatile situation.
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The Insider

Director: Michael Mann
Writer: Eric Roth, Michael Mann
Actor: Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora, Philip Baker Hall, Lindsay Crouse, Debi Mazar, Stephen Tobolowsky, Colm Feore, Bruce McGill, Gina Gershon, Michael Gambon, Rip Torn
Screenplay: PN1997 .I5136 1999
Summary: When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more.
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Insomnia

Director: Christopher Nolan
Writer: Hillary Seitz
Actor: Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Maura Tierney, Martin Donovan, Nicky Katt, Paul Dooley
Screenplay: PN1997 .I56 2000
Summary: Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real.
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The Interpreter

Director: Sydney Pollack
Writer: Charles Randolph, Scott Frank, Steven Zaillian
Actor: Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Jesper Christensen, Yvan Attal, Earl Cameron, George Harris, Michael Wright, Clyde Kusatsu, Eric Keenleyside
Summary: In one of the hidden corridors of power at UN headquarters, translator Silvia Broome overhears a potentially explosive secret about a planned assassination attempt. But when federal agent Tobin Keller investigates her claim, is she a victim or a suspect?
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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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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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Isle of the Dead

Director: Mark Robson
Writer: Ardel Wray, Josef Mischel
Actor: Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew, Marc Cramer
Screenplay: Emerson EBooks
Summary: Boris Karloff shares a quarantined house with other strangers on a plague-infested (and perhaps spirit-haunted) island.
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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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Jackie Brown

Director: Quentin Tarantino
Writer: Quentin Tarantino
Actor: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster, Bridget Fonda, Michael Keaton, Robert De Niro
Screenplay: PN1997 .J252 1997a
Summary: A stewardess, a street-tough gun runner, a lonely bail bondsman, a shifty ex-con, a stoned-out beach bunny and an earnest federal agent converge in a quest for a missing half million dollars.
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Jacob's Ladder

Director: Adrian Lyne
Writer: Bruce Joel Rubin
Actor: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello
Screenplay: PN1997 .J27 1990
Summary: Jacob is a man living in a nightmare. Having survived Vietnam, he's back home in New York City. But memories of both his wartime demons and the accidental death of his son haunt and terrorize him. Jacob's grip on reality begins to slip and only his friend can save him.
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The Jade Mask

Director: Phil Rosen
Writer: George Callahan
Actor: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Edwin Luke, Hardie Albright, Frank Reicher, Janet Warren, Cyril Delevanti, Al Bridge, Ralph Lewis, Dorothy Granger, Edith Evanson
Summary: The latest assignment for respected yet goofy detective Charlie Chan has come directly from the government and involves the disappearance of a scientist named Harper, who was working on an extremely important serum. When the scientist is killed, Chan must sort through a crazy cast of characters who are all very likely suspects, including the man's sister and his butler.
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Jaws

Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Peter Benchley, Carl Gottlieb
Actor: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton
Screenplay: PN1997 .J35
Summary: The 30th anniversary edition of the classic 'I'm-Never-Going-In-The-Water-Again' story of a killer shark that has taken over the waters near a seaside community, and the three men who set out to kill it.
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Jaws 2

Director: Jeannot Szwarc
Writer: Carl Gottlieb, Howard Sackler
Actor: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton
Screenplay: PN1997 .J352 1976a
Summary: Just as Amity Island begins to rebound from a spate of deadly shark attacks, a pair of missing divers and a boating accident lead police chief Martin Brody to suspect the worst, but his warnings go ignored by the mayor. Sure enough, another great white lurks in the local waters, this time with its sights set on a group of sailing teens -- including Brody's two sons.
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Jaws 3

Director: Joe Alves
Writer: Richard Matheson, Carl Gottlieb
Actor: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale, Louis Gossett, Jr.
Summary: When a baby shark dies at the new Undersea Kingdom at Florida's Sea World, the creature's mother goes on a killing spree.
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Jaws 4: The Revenge

Director: Joseph Sargent
Writer: Michael De Guzman
Actor: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young, Michael Caine
Summary: The widowed Ellen Brody now finds herself reliving the horrors of the past when a mammoth shark kills her son. Grief-stricken, she travels to the Bahamas to be with her other son, a marine biologist, and his family. But a great white shark has followed her there, hungry for more lives.
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John Q

Director: Nick Cassavetes
Writer: James Kearns
Actor: Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, James Woods, Anne Heche, Eddie Griffin, Kimberly Elise, Shawn Hatosy, Ray Liotta, Daniel E
Summary: John Q. is a factory worker facing financial hardship as a result of reduced hours in his workplace. He and his wife soon discover that their child is in need of an emergency heart transplant. Although they have an HMO, they are informed that their policy doesn't cover such an expensive procedure. Unable to raise the money for the surgury himself and with no recourse but to take his son home to die, John snaps and holds the staff and patients of the hospital's emergency room hostage at gunpoint.
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Johnny Dangerously

Director: Amy Heckerling
Writer: Norman Steinberg, Harry Colomby, Jeff Harris, Bernie Kukoff
Actor: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton, Peter Boyle, Griffin Dunne, Glynnis O'Connor, Dom DeLuise, Richard Dimitri, Danny Devito
Summary: Satire of thirties gangster films about a son who turns to a life of crime to pay for his mother's life-saving operation.
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Johnny One Hundred Pesos

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Director: Gustavo Graef-Marino
Writer: Gerardo Caceres, Gustavo Graef-Marino
Actor: Armando Araiza, Patricia Rivera, Willy Semler, Luis Gnecco, Paulina Urrutia, Christian Campos
Summary: When a misguided teenager commits his first armed robbery with four small-time criminals, their surefire plan goes wrong and escalates into a hostage situation. In true tabloid style, the standoff with the police becomes a media circus, turning Johnny into a reluctant celebrity.
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Journey to the End of the Night

Director: Eric Eason
Writer: Eric Eason
Actor: Brendan Fraser, Mos Def, Scott Glenn, Alice Braga, Catalina Sandino Moreno
Summary: Rosso and his son Paul have been carving out a living in Brazil running a nightclub/brothel, but they both dream about getting out of the business. A suitcase left at their club with the means to bring the dreams alive may change their lives and fates.
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Juggernaut

Director: Richard Lester
Writer: Richard Alan Simmons, Alan Plater
Actor: Richard Harris, Omar Sharif, David Hemmings, Anthony Hopkins, Shirley Knight, Ian Holm, and Clifton James
Summary: The Britannic is halfway across the Atlantic when an anonymous telephone caller threatens to blow up the ship unless he receives 1 1/2 million dollars.
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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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Kansas City Confidential

Director: Phil Karlson
Writer: George Bruce, Harry Essex
Actor: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand, Lee Van Cleef, Jack Elam, Dona Drake, Mario Siletti
Summary: With three thugs as accomplices, disgruntled ex-cop Tim Foster, masterminds a foolproof million dollar bank robbery. But he's also hatched a scheme to double-cross his accomplices and frame an innocent man for the crime. Hapless truck driver, Joe Rolfe, becomes caught in Foster's corrupt plan. In order to set things right, Rolfe tries to clear his own name and seek vengeance on the bad guys, all while falling in love with Foster's daughter.
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Kidnapped (1978)

Semaforo Rosso

Director: Mario Bava
Writer: Allesandro Parenzo
Summary: In the wake of a horribly bungled robbery, desperate thieves in need of a clean getaway kidnap a group of hostages and drag them along for the ride.
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Kill Bill: Volume 1

Director: Quentin Tarantino
Writer: Quentin Tarantino
Actor: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, Michael Madsen, Daryl Hannah
Summary: The Bride continues on her deadly pursuit of her former partners in the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, who, in a furious assault, attempted to murder her and her unborn child on her wedding day. As the Bride faces off against allies-turned-nemeses Budd and Elle, she flashes back to the day of her deadly wedding. We learn how she was recruited and trained and about her relationship with Squad leader Bill.
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Killer Elite

Director: Sam Peckinpah
Writer: Marc Norman, Stirling Silliphant
Actor: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Arthur Hill, Bo Hopkins, Mako, Gig Young
Summary: Elite assassins ... take on jobs too risky for even the CIA to handle. They're best friends, superior marksmen and on the A-list when it comes to killing. But when one high-powered hitman betrays another, the intrigue, the violence and the thrills become ... a very personal war.
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The Killer That Stalked New York

Director: Earl McEvoy
Writer: Harry Essex
Actor: Evelyn Keyes, Charles Korvin
Summary: A diamond smuggler returns to New York from Cuba, unknowingly bringing small pox with her.
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The Killers (1946)

Director: Robert Siodmak
Writer: Anthony Veiller
Actor: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Sam Levene, Virginia Christine
Summary: Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.
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The Killers (1956)

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Writer: Aleksandr Gordon, Andrei Tarkovsky
Actor: Yuliy Fayt, Aleksandr Gordon
Summary: Two men besiege a lunch bar looking for a third man they must kill.
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The Killers (1964)

Director: Donald Siegel
Writer: Gene L. Coon
Actor: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, John Cassavettes, Clu Gulager, Ronald Reagan
Summary: Surprised that their contract victim didn't try to run away from them, two professional hit men try to find out who hired them and why.
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The Killing Grounds

Director: Ivan Nitchev
Writer: Menahem Golan
Actor: Armand Assante, Udo Kier
Summary: A police commissioner must step in when children begin disappearing from an area where rivals gangs clash over drugs and territory.
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The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

Director: John Cassavetes
Writer: John Cassavetes
Actor: Ben Gazzara, Timothy Agoglia Carey, Seymour Cassel, Robert Phillips, Morgan Woodward, John Red Kullers, Al Ruban, Alice Fredlund, Donna Marie Gordon, Azizi Johari, Meade Roberts
Summary: A film noir about a gentleman's club owner finds himself on the bad side of a small time gangster, and then must save his beloved club and way of life.
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Killing Zoe

Director: Roger Avary
Writer: Roger Avary
Actor: Eric Stoltz, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Julie Delpy, Gary Kemp, Kario Salem
Screenplay: PN1997 .K432 1994a
Summary: Zed, a safecracker, goes to Paris to help his buddy Eric pull a Bastille Day bank heist. Unfortunately, the heist goes sour and Eric becomes a drug-crazed sociopath.
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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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King of New York

Director: Abel Ferrara
Writer: Nicholas St. John
Actor: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Larry Fishburne, Victor Argo, Wesley Snipes, Janet Julian, Joey Chin, Giancarlo Esposito, Paul Calderon, Steve Buscemi
Summary: In New York, crime gets done Frank's way--or it doesn't get done at all. Recently freed from prison. Frank White (Walken) hooks up with his old crew to challenge his fellow druglords. Each bloody battle aims at a piece of the high-priced action where being at the top of the chain can mean the difference between life and death. Unable to keep him behind bars, the cops declare war on him. Frank's answer--put a contract out on the cops.
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Kingdom

Director: Peter Berg
Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan
Actor: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Ashraf Barhom, Ali Suliman, Jeremy Piven, Danny Huston
Summary: A terrorist bomb detonates inside a Western housing compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, causing an international incident to ignite. FBI Special Agent Ronald Fleury quickly assembles an elite team and negotiates a secret five-day trip into Saudi Arabia to locate the madman behind the bombing. Fleury and his team discover that the Saudi authorities are suspicious and unwelcoming of the Americans into what they consider a local matter. The agents find their expertise worthless without the trust of their Saudi counterparts. Luckily, the agents find a partner in Saudi Colonel Al-Ghazi, who helps them navigate royal politics and helps unlock the secrets of the crime scene and the workings of an extremist cell bent on further destruction.
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Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye

Director: Gordon Douglas
Writer: Harry Brown
Actor: James Cagney, Barbara Payton, Helena Carter, Ward Bond
Summary: Ralph Cotter is a prison escapee driven by a vicious nature and the need to make a big score. He finds it during a shake-down by two crooked cops, with help from a less-than-honest lawyer, and sets up a plan to heist $50,000 from a local racketeer. But as he teeters on the verge of success and a clean getaway, he succumbs to one of his rare decent impulses-- and pays the ultimate price for his change of heart.
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L.A. Confidential

Director: Curtis Hanson
Writer: Brian Helgeland, Curtis Hanson
Actor: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, David Strathairn, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito, Graham Beckel, Simon Baker Denny, Matt McCoy, Jim Metzler, Paul Guilfoyle, Ron Rifkin
Screenplay: PN1997 .L115 1997
Summary: LA in the 50's: Notorious gangster Mickey Cohen has just been put away for tax evasion, and now a bunch of his heroin is missing. Outside wise guys would love to move in on Mickey's territory; Captain Dudley Smith of the LAPD has launched a special squad to deal with them. Violent, thuggish team member Bud White's partner is murdered during a robbery at The Nite Owl coffee shop. The responding officer is rising star Detective Lieutenant Ed Exley, whose investigation intersects with that of Detective Jack Vincennes. Their leads point to Pierce Patchett, a drug dealing pimp whose prostitutes are surgically altered to look like movie stars. Nothing is as it seems in the glittering city of Angels, which, despite its open streets and warm welcoming air, is a city constructed of secrets. As Hollywood scandal sheet editor Sid Hudgens says, some things in L.A. are always going to be 'Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush.'
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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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Lantana

Director: Ray Lawrence
Writer: Andrew Bovell
Actor: Anthony LaPaglia, Geoffrey Rush, Barbara Hershey, Kerry Armstrong, Rachael Blake, Vince Colosimo, Russell Dyksta, Daniela Farinacci, Peter Phelps
Summary: A woman disappears and four marriages are drawn into a tangled web of love, deceit, sex and death.
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The Last Circus

Balada triste de trompeta

Director: Alex de la Iglesia
Writer: Alex de la Iglesia
Actor: Carlos Areces, Antonio De La Torre, Carolina Bang, Manuel Tallafe, Alejandro Tejeria, Jose Manuel Cervino
Summary: Sad Clown Javier finds work in a circus and befriends a cast of characters, including brutish Happy Clown Sergio, who humiliates Javier daily in the name of entertainment. He also meets Natalia, a gorgeous acrobat and abused wife of Sergio. Javier falls deeply in love with her and tries to rescue her from her cruel, violent husband, unleashing Sergio's jealousy. With neither man willing to back down, the twisted love triangle evolves into a ferocious battle that reaches unbelievable heights.
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The Last of Sheila

Director: Herbert Ross
Writer: Stephen Sondheim, Anthony Perkins
Actor: Richard Benjamin, Dyan Cannon, James Coburn, Joan Hackett, James Mason, Ian McShane, Raquel Welch
Summary: An eccentric millionaire invites his friends onto his yacht for the weekend and begins to expose their dirty little secrets.
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Layer Cake

Director: Matthew Vaughn
Writer: J.J. Connolly
Actor: Daniel Craig, Colm Meaney, Kenneth Cranham, George Harris, Jamie Foreman, Marcel Iures, Michael Gambon
Summary: Planning to retire and begin a new life, Mr. X is a successful West End drug dealer who has been asked for one last favor: to negotiate the sale of one million hits of Ecstasy. Unfortunately for Mr. X, the pills were stolen from a Serbian drug lord who'll cut off his head if he sells them. And with a London crime czar promising to retire him permanently if he doesn't, Mr. X may be rightfully concerned about his future.
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Le Corbeau

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Writer: Henri Chavance, Henri-Georges Clouzot
Actor: Pierre Fresnay, Ginette Leclerc, Micheline Francey, Helena Manson, Jeanne Fusier-Gir, Sylvie, Liliane Maigne, Pierre Larquey, Noel Roquevert
Summary: A mysterious writer of poison pen letters, known only as Le Corbeau, plagues a French provincial town, unwittingly exposing the collective suspicion and rancor seething beneath the community's calm surface. Brilliantly captures the spirit of paranoid pettiness and self-loathing turning an occupied French town into a twentieth-century Salem style witch-hunt.
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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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Leon: The Professional (2-Disc-Deluxe-Edition)

Director: Luc Besson
Writer: Luc Besson
Actor: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello
Summary: New York's top hit man becomes the unwilling guardian of his next-door neighbors' 12-year-old daughter and helps her track the psychotic agent who murdered her family so she can exact her revenge.
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Leon: The Professional (One-Disc-Regular-Edition)

Director: Luc Besson
Writer: Luc Besson
Actor: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello
Summary: New York's top hit man becomes the unwilling guardian of his next-door neighbors' 12-year-old daughter and helps her track the psychotic agent who murdered her family so she can exact her revenge.
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Let 'em Have It

Director: Sam Wood
Writer: Joseph Moncure March, Elmer Harris, Al Boasberg
Actor: Bruce Cabot, Richard Arlen
Summary: America declares war on crime ... and these FBI heroes are on the front lines!
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Like Minds,

Director: Gregory J. Read
Writer: Gregory J. Read
Actor: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Sturridge, Toni Collette, Richard Roxburgh, Patrick Malahide
Summary: A police psychologist is assigned to interview a student suspected of murdering his classmate. As she probes his troubled psyche, she unravels a bizarre, disturbing relationship between the two boys and a series of gruesome murders. Dark secrets and dangerous mind games weave a shocking tale of deception, betrayal and murder.
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The Limey

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Writer: Lem Dobbs
Actor: Terence Stamp, Lesley Ann Warren, Luis Guzman, Barry Newman, Joe Dallesandro, Nicky Katt, Peter Fonda
Screenplay: PN1997 .L5845 1998
Summary: British ex-con Wilson arrives in Los Angeles to investigate the mystery of his daughter's 'accidental' death. His prime suspect, the wealthy, heavily guarded music promoter Terry Valentine, is no easy target.
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The Lineup

Director: Don Siegel
Writer: Stirling Silliphant
Actor: Eli Wallach, Robert Keith, Warner Anderson, Richard Jaeckel, Mary LaRoche, William Leslie, Emile Meyer, Marshall Reed
Summary: Police track two ruthless killers across San Francisco.
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Live Flesh (Box-Set)

Carne Tremula

Director: Pedro Almodovar
Writer: Jorge Guerricaechevarria, Pedro Almodovar, Ray Loriga
Actor: Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Francesca Neri, Liberto Rabal, Angela Molina
Summary: Troubled teen Victor is visiting drug addict Elena when he accidentally shoots a policeman and lands in prison. But years later, Victor learns that Elena has married the now-paralyzed man that he shot.
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Live Flesh (Singleton)

Carne Tremula

Director: Pedro Almodovar
Writer: Jorge Guerricaechevarria, Pedro Almodovar, Ray Loriga
Actor: Javier Bardem, Francesca Neri, Liberto Rabal, Angela Molina, Jose Sancho, Pilar Bardem, Penelope Cruz
Summary: The lives of five people are intertwined by romance, friendship and rivalry. Victor has fallen for a woman, Elena. Elena wants nothing to do with Victor and she calls the cops when he shows up at her apartment. The two cops that show up are David and Sancho. Sancho is a chronic, abusive drunk and believes his wife, Clara may be having an affair with his partner, David.
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Live Free or Die Hard

Director: Len Wiseman
Writer: Mark Bomback
Actor: Bruce Willis, Timothy Olyphant, Justin Long, Maggie Q, Cliff Curtis, Jonathan Sadowski, Andrew Friedman, Kevin Smith
Summary: A terrorist group, led by a disgraced former Department of Defense employee, is systematically shutting down the United States computer infrastructure--that is until 'old school hero' NYPD Detective John McClane and hacker Matt Farrell decide to take them down.
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The Lives of Others

Das Leben der Anderen

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Writer: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Actor: Martina Gedeck, Ulrich Muhe, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur, Thomas Thieme, Hans-Uwe Bauer, Herbert Knaup
Summary: A 1984 East Berlin simple surveillance assignment: Capt. Gerd Wiesler, a Stasi officer and a specialist in surveillance, has been assigned to keep an eye on Georg Dreyman, a respected playwright, and his actress girlfriend, Christa-Maria Sieland. Though Dreyman is known to associate with blacklisted director Albert Jerska, a known dissident, Dreyman's record is spotless. Wiesler discovers that Minister Hempf has an ulterior motive in spying on this seemingly upright citizen. Wiesler's sympathies shift from the government to its people - or at least to this one particular person.
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A Lizard in a Woman's Skin

Una lucertola con la pelle di donna

Director: Lucio Fulci
Writer: Lucio Fulci
Actor: Florinda Bolkan, Stanley Baker,