12 Angry Men (1957)

 Sidney Lumet Screenplay:Reginald Rose,
1h 36m

[Crime; Drama]
Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler,
 
A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.
***Sidney Lumet's feature debut is a superbly written, dramatically effective courtroom thriller that rightfully stands as a modern classic.
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Life is in their hands. Death is on their minds.
  



2001 A Space Odyssey (1968)

 Stanley Kubrick Screenplay:Stanley Kubrick, Novel:Arthur C. Clarke,
2h 29m

[Mystery; Sci-Fi]
Keir Dullea, Douglas Rain, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter, Margaret Tyzack,
 
Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.
***One of the most influential of all sci-fi films -- and one of the most controversial -- Stanley Kubrick's 2001 is a delicate, poetic meditation on the ingenuity -- and folly -- of mankind.
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An epic drama of adventure and exploration

  



3 10 to Yuma (1957)

 Delmer Daves Story:Elmore Leonard, Screenplay:Halsted Welles,
1h 32m

[Drama; Thriller; Western]
Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr, Leora Dana, Henry Jones, Richard Jaeckel, Robert Emhardt,
 
Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade's gang tries to free him.
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The Lonesome Whistle of a Train... bringing the gallows closer to a desperado--the showdown nearer to his captor!

  



36 Hours (1965)

 George Seaton Screenplay:George Seaton, Story:Roald Dahl,
1h 57m

[Drama; Thriller]
James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Taylor, Werner Peters, John Banner, Celia Lovsky, Russell Thorson,
 
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The 39 Steps (1935)

 Alfred Hitchcock Novel:John Buchan, Dialogue:Ian Hay, Adaptation:Charles Bennett,
1h 27m

[Mystery; Thriller]
Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle, Helen Haye, Peggy Ashcroft, John Laurie,
 
A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.
***Packed with twists and turns, this essential early Alfred Hitchcock feature hints at the dazzling heights he'd reach later in his career.
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Handcuffed to the girl who double-crossed him.
  



The 400 Blows (1959)

 François Truffaut Writer:François Truffaut, Writer:Marcel Moussy,
1h 40m

[Crime; Drama]
Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claire Maurier, Albert Rémy, Georges Flamant, Patrick Auffay, Robert Beauvais, Yvonne Claudie,
 
Moving story of a young boy who, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.
***A seminal French New Wave film that offers an honest, sympathetic, and wholly heartbreaking observation of adolescence without trite nostalgia.
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Angel faces hell-bent for violence.

  



49th Parallel (1941)

 Michael Powell Writer:Emeric Pressburger,
2h 2m

[Drama; War; Thriller]
Laurence Olivier, Leslie Howard, Eric Portman, Raymond Lovell, Richard George, Niall MacGinnis,
 
A WW2 U-boat crew is stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral USA.
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8 and a Half (1963)

 Federico Fellini Screenplay:Federico Fellini, Screenplay:Ennio Flaiano, Screenplay:Tullio Pinelli, Screenplay:Brunello Rondi,
2h 19m

[Fantasy; Drama]
Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Anouk Aimée, Sandra Milo, Rossella Falk, Barbara Steele, Madeleine Lebeau,
 
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A picture that goes beyond what men think about - because no man ever thought about it in quite this way!

  



99 River Street (1953)

 Phil Karlson Screenplay:Robert Smith, Story:George Zuckerman,
1h 23m

[Action; Crime; Drama]
John Payne, Evelyn Keyes, Brad Dexter, Frank Faylen, Peggie Castle, Jay Adler, Jack Lambert,
 
An former boxer, turned cab driver, has to hide from the police, when his badgering wife is murdered by the jewel thief she was having an affair with.
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Rips into you like a double-crossing Dame!

  



Abhijaan (1962).

 Satyajit Ray Writer:Tarashankar Banerjee, Screenplay:Satyajit Ray,
2h 26m

[Drama]
Waheeda Rehman, Soumitra Chatterjee, Ruma Guha Thakurta, Gyanesh Mukherjee, Charuprakash Ghosh, Robi Ghosh,
 
A taxi driver attempts to introduce his cab service in rural Bengal against many odds.
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Ace in the Hole (1951)

 Billy Wilder Writer:Billy Wilder, Writer:Lesser Samuels, Writer:Walter Newman,
1h 51m

[Drama; Film-Noir]
Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur, Porter Hall, Frank Cady, Richard Benedict, Ray Teal,
 
A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.
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Rough, tough Chuck Tatum, who battered his way to the top ... trampling everything in his path - men, women and morals !
  



The Adventure (1960)

 Michelangelo Antonioni Screenplay:Michelangelo Antonioni, Screenplay:Elio Bartolini, Screenplay:Tonino Guerra,
2h 23m

[Drama; Mystery]
 
A woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip. During the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other.
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The Adventurer (1917)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Charles Chaplin, Story:Charles Chaplin,
0h 27m

[Comedy; Short]
 
The Little Tramp escapes from prison; saves a girl and her mother from drowning; and creates havoc at a swank party.
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The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

 William Keighley Screenplay:Norman Reilly Raine, Screenplay:Seton I. Miller,
1h 42m

[Action; Adventure; Romance]
Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains, Patric Knowles, Eugene Pallette, Alan Hale,
 
When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.
***Errol Flynn thrills as the legendary title character, and the film embodies the type of imaginative family adventure tailor-made for the silver screen.
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Excitement...Danger...Suspense...as this classic adventure story sweeps across the screen!
  



Advise and Consent (1962)

 Otto Preminger Screenplay:Wendell Mayes, Novel:Allen Drury,
2h 18m

[Drama]
Henry Fonda, Charles Laughton, Don Murray, Walter Pidgeon, Peter Lawford, Gene Tierney, Franchot Tone,
 
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Are the men and women of Washington really like this?
  



The African Queen (1951)

 John Huston Author:C. S. Forester, Screenplay:James Agee, Screenplay:John Huston,
1h 45m

[Adventure; Romance; War]
Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull, Theodore Bikel, Walter Gotell, Peter Swanwick,
 
In Africa during WWI, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.
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The greatest adventure a man ever lived...with a woman!
  



Against All Flags (1952)

 George Sherman Story:Æneas MacKenzie, Screenplay:Joseph Hoffman,
1h 24m

[Action; Adventure; Drama]
Errol Flynn, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn, Alice Kelley, Mildred Natwick, Robert Warwick, Harry Cording,
 
Brian Hawke of the Royal Navy versus the pirates of Madagascar.
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Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

 Werner Herzog Writer:Werner Herzog,
1h 34m

[Adventure; Drama; History]
Klaus Kinski, Helena Rojo, Del Negro, Ruy Guerra, Peter Berling, Cecilia Rivera, Edward Roland,
 
In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.
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A breathtaking journey into the heart of darkness.
  



Alice in the Cities (1974)

 Wim Wenders Screenplay:Wim Wenders, Screenplay:Veith von Fürstenberg,
1h 47m

[Drama]
Rüdiger Vogler, Yella Rottländer, Lisa Kreuzer, Edda Köchl, Ernest Boehm, Sam Presti, Lois Moran,
 
A German journalist is saddled with a nine-year-old girl after encountering her mother at a New York airport.
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All About Eve (1950)

 Joseph L. Mankiewicz Screenplay:Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Story:Mary Orr,
2h 18m

[Drama]
Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Gary Merrill, Hugh Marlowe, Gregory Ratoff,
 
An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.
***Smart, sophisticated, and devastatingly funny, All About Eve is a Hollywood classic that only improves with age.
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It's all about women...and their men!
  



All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

 Lewis Milestone Writer:Del Andrews, Writer:Maxwell Anderson, Novel:Erich Maria Remarque, Adaptation:Del Andrews, Screenplay:George Abbott, Adaptation:Maxwell Anderson,
2h 13m

[Drama; War]
Lew Ayres, Arnold Lucy, John Wray, Louis Wolheim, Ben Alexander, Scott Kolk, Owen Davis Jr.,
 
A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.
***Director Lewis Milestone's brilliant anti-war polemic, headlined by an unforgettable performance from Lew Ayres, lays bare the tragic foolishness at the heart of war.
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They left for war as boys never to return as men.
  



All That Heaven Allows (1955)

 Douglas Sirk Screenplay:Peg Fenwick, Story:Edna L. Lee, Story:Harry Lee,
1h 29m

[Drama; Romance]
Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead, Conrad Nagel, Virginia Grey, Gloria Talbott, William Reynolds,
 
An upper-class widow falls in love with a much younger, down-to-earth nurseryman, much to the disapproval of her children and criticism of her country club peers.
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How much does Heaven Allow a Woman in Love?
  



The Amazing Mr X (1948)

 Bernard Vorhaus Writer:Muriel Roy Bolton, Writer:Ian McLellan Hunter, Story:Crane Wilbur,
1h 18m

[Film-Noir; Horror; Thriller]
Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, Richard Carlson, Donald Curtis, Virginia Gregg,
 
On the beach one night, Christine Faber, two years a widow, thinks she hears her late husband Paul calling out of the surf...then meets a tall dark man, Alexis, who seems to know all about ...
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Anatomy Of A Murder (1959)

 Otto Preminger Screenplay:Wendell Mayes, Author:John D. Voelker,
2h 41m

[Crime; Drama; Mystery]
James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell, Duke Ellington, Eve Arden, Kathryn Grant,
 
In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?
***One of cinema's greatest courtroom dramas, Anatomy of a Murder is tense, thought-provoking, and brilliantly acted, with great performances from James Stewart and George C. Scott.
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No search of human emotions has ever probed so deeply, so truthfully as ... Anatomy of a Murder.
  



Andrei Rublev (1966)

 Andrei Tarkovsky Writer:Andrei Konchalovsky, Writer:Andrei Tarkovsky,
3h 3m

[Biography; Drama; History]
Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko, Rolan Bykov, Николай Сергеев, Bolot Bejshenaliyev, Irma Raush,
 
The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer.
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Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)

 Michael Curtiz Story:Rowland Brown, Screenplay:John Wexley, Screenplay:Warren Duff,
1h 37m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, George Bancroft, The 'Dead End' Kids, Billy Halop,
 
A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids.
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The saga of America's dirty faced kids... And the breaks that life won't give them!
  



Angst essen Seele auf (aka Ali Fear Eats the Soul) (1974)

 Rainer Werner Fassbinder Author:Rainer Werner Fassbinder,
1h 33m

[Drama; Romance]
Brigitte Mira, El Hedi ben Salem, Barbara Valentin, Irm Hermann, Elma Karlowa, Anita Bucher, Gusti Kreissl,
 
An almost accidental romance is kindled between a German woman in her mid-sixties and a Moroccan migrant worker around twenty-five years younger. They abruptly decide to marry, appalling everyone around them.
***Regarded as one of the high-water marks in German New Wave cinema of the 1970s, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul is at once an intense portrayal of a relationship and a tribute to one of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's film heroes, Douglas Sirk.
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Annie Hall (1977)

 Woody Allen Screenplay:Woody Allen, Screenplay:Marshall Brickman,
1h 33m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane, Paul Simon, Shelley Duvall, Janet Margolin,
 
Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.
***Filled with poignant performances and devastating humor, Annie Hall represents a quantum leap for Woody Allen and remains an American classic.
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A nervous romance.
  



The Apartment (1960)

 Billy Wilder Author:Billy Wilder, Author:I. A. L. Diamond,
2h 5m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston, Jack Kruschen, Naomi Stevens, Hope Holiday,
 
A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.
***Director Billy Wilder's customary cynicism is leavened here by tender humor, romance, and genuine pathos.
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Movie-wise, there has never been anything like it - laugh-wise, love-wise, or otherwise-wise
  



Apocalypse Now (1979)

 Francis Ford Coppola Screenplay:John Milius, Screenplay:Francis Ford Coppola, Novel:Joseph Conrad,
2h 27m

[Drama; War]
Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Laurence Fishburne, Sam Bottoms, Frederic Forrest, Albert Hall,
 
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
***Francis Ford Coppola's haunting, hallucinatory Vietnam War epic is cinema at its most audacious and visionary.
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This is the end...

  



Apu Trilogy 1 - Pather Panchali (1955)

 Satyajit Ray Screenplay:Satyajit Ray,
1h 59m

[Drama]
Karuna Bannerjee, Uma Das Gupta, Subir Bannerjee, Chunibala Devi, Kanu Bannerjee,
 
Impoverished priest Harihar Ray (Kanu Bannerjee),dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work.
***A film that requires and rewards patience in equal measure, Pather Panchali finds director Satyajit Ray delivering a classic with his debut.
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Apu Trilogy 2 - Aparajito (1956)

 Satyajit Ray Screenplay:Satyajit Ray, Novel:Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay,
1h 45m

[Drama]
Kanu Bannerjee, Karuna Bannerjee, Smaran Ghosal, Santi Gupta, Ramani Sengupta, Ranibala,
 
Following his father's death, a boy leaves home to study in Calcutta, while his mother must face a life alone.
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Apu Trilogy 3 - Apur Sansar (1959)

 Satyajit Ray Novel:Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay, Screenplay:Satyajit Ray,
1h 41m

[Drama]
Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee, Dhiresh Majumdar, Sefalika Devi, Dhiren Ghosh,
 
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Army of Shadows (1969)

 Jean-Pierre Melville Novel:Joseph Kessel, Screenplay:Jean-Pierre Melville,
2h 25m

[Drama; War]
Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret, Paul Crauchet, Christian Barbier, Claude Mann,
 
An account of underground resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied France.
***Originally made in 1969, this recently reissued classic is a masterful examination of the inner workings of the World War II resistance efforts.
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Betrayal. Loyalty. Collaboration. Resistance.
  



Around the World In 80 Days (1956)

 Michael Anderson Novel:Jules Verne, Screenplay:James Poe, Screenplay:John Farrow,
3h 2m

[Adventure; Comedy; Family; Fantasy; Romance]
David Niven, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley, Mario Moreno, Charles Boyer, Robert Newton, Gilbert Roland,
 
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It's a wonderful world, if you'll only take the time to go around it!
  



Arsenic And Old Lace (1944)

 Frank Capra Theatre Play:Joseph Kesselring, Screenplay:Julius J. Epstein, Screenplay:Philip G. Epstein,
1h 53m

[Comedy; Crime]
Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey, Jack Carson, Edward Everett Horton, Peter Lorre, James Gleason,
 
A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.
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She Passed Out On Cary! No Wonder . . . She's just discovered his favorite aunts have poisoned their 13th gentleman friend!
  



Ashes and Diamonds (1958)

 Andrzej Wajda Author:Jerzy Andrzejewski, Author:Andrzej Wajda,
1h 43m

[Drama; War]
Zbigniew Cybulski, Ewa Krzyżewska, Waclaw Zastrzezynski, Adam Pawlikowski, Bogumił Kobiela, Halina Kwiatkowska, Barbara Krafftówna,
 
During the German occupation noble, bourgeois and worker's partisan groups lived in peace with another. On the first day of freedom they start to fight each other. In these fights is weaved a most tender love story.
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The Asphalt Jungle (1950)

 John Huston Screenplay:Ben Maddow, Screenplay:John Huston, Novel:W.R. Burnett,
1h 52m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Drama]
Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, Marilyn Monroe,
 
A major heist goes off as planned, until bad luck and double crosses cause everything to unravel.
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The City Under the City

  



The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

 Andrew Dominik Screenplay:Andrew Dominik, Novel:Ron Hansen,
2h 40m

[Biography; Crime; Drama]
Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Shepard, Mary-Louise Parker, Paul Schneider, Jeremy Renner, Zooey Deschanel,
 
Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.
***On the strength of its two lead performances Assassination is an expertly crafted period piece, and an insightful look at one of the enduring figures of American lore.
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Beyond the myth lies America's greatest betrayal

  



Atlantic City (1980)

 Louis Malle Writer:John Guare,
1h 44m

[Crime; Drama; Romance]
Burt Lancaster, Susan Sarandon, Kate Reid, Michel Piccoli, Hollis McLaren, Robert Joy, Al Waxman,
 
In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer finds themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs, and danger.
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She made him become what he always wanted to be - a lover, a hero, a rich man...and a killer!
  



The Atomic Submarine (1959)

 Spencer Gordon Bennet Writer:Orville H. Hampton, Story:Irving Block, Story:Jack Rabin,
1h 12m

[Sci-Fi; Thriller]
Arthur Franz, Dick Foran, Brett Halsey, Tom Conway, Paul Dubov, Bob Steele, Victor Varconi,
 
Ships mysteriously disappear on route across the Arctic Sea, and a specially-equipped submarine is sent to investigate.
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The Screen's Spectacular Inferno of the Battle for Civilization!
  



Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)

 Robert Bresson Writer:Robert Bresson,
1h 35m

[Drama]
Anne Wiazemsky, Walter Green, François Lafarge, Jean-Claude Guilbert, Philippe Asselin,
 
The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson's Mouchette.
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Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)

 Louis Malle Screenplay:Louis Malle,
1h 45m

[Biography; Drama; War]
Gaspard Manesse, Raphael Fejtö, Francine Racette, Philippe Morier-Genoud, Stanislas Carré de Malberg, François Berléand, François Négret,
 
A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
***Louis Malle's autobiographical tale of a childhood spent in a WWII boarding school is a beautifully realized portrait of friendship and youth.
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An Autumn Afternoon (1962)

 Yasujirō Ozu Screenplay:Kôgo Noda, Screenplay:Yasujirō Ozu,
1h 53m

[Drama]
Chishû Ryû, Shima Iwashita, Keiji Sada, Mariko Okada, Teruo Yoshida, Noriko Maki, Shinichirô Mikami,
 
An aging widower arranges a marriage for his only daughter.
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An aging widower arranges a marriage for his only daughter.
  



Autumn Sonata (1978)

 Ingmar Bergman Screenplay:Ingmar Bergman,
1h 34m

[Drama; Music]
Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk, Marianne Aminoff, Arne Bang-Hansen, Gunnar Björnstrand,
 
A married daughter who longs for her mother's love gets visited by the latter, a successful concert pianist.
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The Awful Truth (1937)

 Leo McCarey Screenplay:Viña Delmar, Theatre Play:Arthur Richman,
1h 31m

[Comedy; Romance]
Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy, Alexander D'Arcy, Cecil Cunningham, Molly Lamont, Esther Dale,
 
Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance.
***Great comic direction by Leo McCarrey and memorable onscreen chemistry from stars Cary Grant and Irene Dunne make this screwball comedy a charmer.
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Danger! Wild woman on the loose!
  



Bachelor Mother (1939)

 Garson Kanin Story:Felix Jackson, Screenplay:Norman Krasna,
1h 22m

[Comedy; Romance]
Ginger Rogers, David Niven, Charles Coburn, Frank Albertson, E.E. Clive, Elbert Coplen Jr., Ferike Boros,
 
Polly Parrish, a clerk at Merlin's Department Store, is mistakenly presumed to be the mother of a foundling. Outraged at Polly's unmotherly conduct, David Merlin becomes determined to keep ...
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Just ten baby fingers and ten baby toes--Troubles? Scandal?--Gosh--Nobody Knows
  



Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)

 John Sturges Story:Howard Breslin, Screenplay:Millard Kaufman, Adaptation:Don McGuire,
1h 21m

[Drama; Thriller; Western]
Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Walter Brennan, Ernest Borgnine, Lee Marvin, Dean Jagger,
 
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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M-G-M's SUSPENSE STORY OF THE YEAR!
  



The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) LOW QUALITY

 Vincente Minnelli Screenplay:Charles Schnee, Story:George Bradshaw,
1h 58m

[Drama; Romance]
Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell, Barry Sullivan, Gloria Grahame, Gilbert Roland,
 
An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success.
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I took you out of the gutter . . . I can fling you back!
  



Badlands (1973)

 Terrence Malick Screenplay:Terrence Malick,
1h 34m

[Crime; Drama]
Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Gary Littlejohn, Alan Vint, Ramon Bieri, John Womack Jr.,
 
An impressionable teen girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend go on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands.
***Terrence Malick's debut is a masterful slice of American cinema, rife with the visual poetry and measured performances that would characterize his work.
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In 1959 a lot of people were killing time. Kit and Holly were killing people.
  



Ballad of a Soldier (1959)

 Grigoriy Chukhray Writer:Valentin Ezhov, Writer:Grigoriy Chukhray,
1h 28m

[Drama; Romance; War]
Vladimir Ivashov, Zhanna Prokhorenko, Evgeniy Urbanskiy, Nikolay Kryuchkov, Antonina Maksimova, Elza Lezhdey, Georgiy Yumatov,
 
During World War II, 19 year old soldier Alyosha gets a medal as a reward for a heroic act at the front. Instead of this medal he asks for a few days leave to visit his mother and repair ...
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Band of Outsiders (aka Band a part) (1964)

 Jean-Luc Godard Screenplay:Jean-Luc Godard, Novel:Dolores Hitchens, Novel:Robert Hichens,
1h 36m

[Comedy; Crime; Drama]
Anna Karina, Claude Brasseur, Sami Frey, Danièle Girard, Louisa Colpeyn, Chantal Darget, Georges Staquet,
 
Two crooks with a fondness for old Hollywood B-movies convince a languages student to help them commit a robbery.
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The Bank Dick (1940)

 Edward F. Cline Screenplay:W.C. Fields,
1h 12m

[Comedy]
W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel, Evelyn Del Rio, Jessie Ralph, Franklin Pangborn, Shemp Howard,
 
Henpecked Egbert Sousè has comic adventures as a substitute film director and unlikely bank guard.
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Was His Face Red . . . And His Nose, Too ! when the bandits took the money . . . and the SAFE !
  



Barry Lyndon (1975)

 Stanley Kubrick Screenplay:Stanley Kubrick, Novel:William Makepeace Thackeray,
3h 5m

[Adventure; Drama; History]
Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Hardy Krüger, Diana Körner, Frank Middlemass, Arthur O'Sullivan, Godfrey Quigley,
 
An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.
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At long last Redmond Barry became a gentleman -- and that was his tragedy.
  



The Battle Of Algiers (1966)

 Gillo Pontecorvo Writer:Gillo Pontecorvo, Writer:Franco Solinas,
2h 2m

[Drama; History; War]
Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi, Ugo Paletti, Fusia El Kader, Samia Kerbash, Omar,
 
In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
***A powerful, documentary-like examination of the response to an occupying force, The Battle of Algiers hasn't aged a bit since its release in 1966.
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The Revolt that Stirred the World!

  



Battleship Potemkin (1925)

 Sergei M. Eisenstein Writer:Nina Agadzhanova,
1h 12m

[History; War]
Aleksandr Antonov, Vladimir Barsky, Grigori Aleksandrov, Ivan Bobrov, Mikhail Gomorov, Aleksandr Levshin, Beatrice Vitoldi,
 
A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resulting street demonstration which brought on a police massacre.
***A technical masterpiece, Battleship Potemkin is Soviet cinema at its finest, and its montage editing techniques remain influential to this day.
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Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

 Benh Zeitlin Writer:Lucy Alibar, Writer:Benh Zeitlin,
1h 33m

[Drama; Fantasy]
Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Gina Montana, Lowell Landes, Pamela Harper, Amber Henry,
 
Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
***Beasts of the Southern Wild is a fantastical, emotionally powerful journey and a strong case of filmmaking that values imagination over money.
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I gotta take care of mine.
  



Beauty and the Beast (1946)

 Jean Cocteau Screenplay:Jean Cocteau, Story:Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont,
1h 34m

[Fantasy; Romance]
Jean Marais, Josette Day, Marcel André, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco,
 
A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her.
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Il était une fois
  



Being There (1979)

 Hal Ashby Screenplay:Jerzy Kosinski, Screenplay:Robert C. Jones,
2h 10m

[Comedy; Drama]
Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden, Richard Dysart, Richard Basehart, Ruth Attaway,
 
A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.
***Smart, sophisticated, and refreshingly subtle, Being There soars behind sensitive direction from Hal Ashby and a stellar Peter Sellers performance.
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Getting there is half the fun; being there is all of it!
  



The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

 William Wyler Novel:MacKinlay Kantor, Screenplay:Robert E. Sherwood,
2h 50m

[Drama; Romance; War]
Fredric March, Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, Cathy O'Donnell, Hoagy Carmichael,
 
Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
***An engrossing look at the triumphs and travails of war veterans, The Best Years of Our Lives is concerned specifically with the aftermath of World War II, but its messages speak to the overall American experience.
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Three wonderful loves in the best picture of the year!
  



Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956)

 Fritz Lang Story:Douglas Morrow,
1h 20m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Drama]
Dana Andrews, Joan Fontaine, Sidney Blackmer, Arthur Franz, Philip Bourneuf, Edward Binns, Shepperd Strudwick,
 
A novelist aided by his future father-in-law conspires to frame himself in the murder of a stripper as part of an effort to ban capital punishment.
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Put them all together they spell M-U-R-D-E-R !
  



Bicycle Thieves [1948]

 Vittorio De Sica Screenplay:Cesare Zavattini, Screenplay:Oreste Biancoli, Screenplay:Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Screenplay:Vittorio De Sica, Novel:Luigi Bartolini, Screenplay:Adolfo Franci, Screenplay:Gerardo Guerrieri,
1h 31m

[Drama]
Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Carlo Jachino, Giulio Chiari, Gino Saltamerenda, Vittorio Antonucci,
 
A man and his son search for a stolen bicycle vital for his job.
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A man and his son search for a stolen bicycle vital for his job.
  



The Big Clock (1948)

 John Farrow Novel:Kenneth Fearing, Screenplay:Jonathan Latimer,
1h 35m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Ray Milland, Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Sullivan, George Macready, Rita Johnson, Elsa Lanchester, Harold Vermilyea,
 
A career oriented magazine editor finds himself on the run when he discovers his boss is framing him for murder.
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The Strangest and Most Savage Manhunt in History!
  



The Big Combo (1955)

 Joseph H. Lewis Writer:Philip Yordan,
1h 24m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace, Brian Donlevy, Richard Conte, Lee Van Cleef, Earl Holliman, Robert Middleton,
 
A police lt. is ordered to stop investigating deadly crime boss Mr. Brown, because he hasn't been able to get any hard evidence against him. He then goes after Brown's girlfriend who despises him, for information instead.
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The Most Startling Story The Screen Has Ever Dared Reveal!

  



The Big Country (1958)

 William Wyler Novel:Donald Hamilton, Screenplay:James R. Webb, Screenplay:Sy Bartlett, Screenplay:Robert Wilder,
2h 47m

[Drama; Romance; Western]
Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford, Alfonso Bedoya,
 
A New Englander arrives in the Old West, where he becomes embroiled in a feud between two families over a valuable patch of land.
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Big they fought! Big they loved! Big their story!

  



Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)

 Mario Monicelli Story:Agenore Incrocci, Story:Furio Scarpelli, Screenplay:Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Screenplay:Mario Monicelli,
1h 47m

[Comedy; Crime]
Vittorio Gassman, Renato Salvatori, Memmo Carotenuto, Rossana Rory, Carla Gravina, Claudia Cardinale, Carlo Pisacane,
 
A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves bungle the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce.
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The Big Heat (1953)

 Fritz Lang Screenplay:Sydney Boehm, Original Story:William P. McGivern,
1h 30m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Thriller]
Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby, Lee Marvin, Jeanette Nolan, Peter Whitney,
 
Tough cop Dave Bannion takes on a politically powerful crime syndicate.
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A hard cop and a soft dame.

  



The Big Lebowski (1998)

 Joel Coen Writer:Ethan Coen, Writer:Joel Coen,
1h 57m

[Comedy; Crime]
Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Julianne Moore, David Huddleston, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Tara Reid,
 
The Dude Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
***Typically stunning visuals and sharp dialogue from the Coen Brothers, brought to life with strong performances from Goodman and Bridges.
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They figured he was a lazy time wasting slacker. They were right.
  



The Big Parade (1925)

 King Vidor Screenplay:Harry Behn, Theatre Play:Joseph Farnham,
2h 31m

[Drama; Romance; War]
John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Hobart Bosworth, Claire McDowell, Claire Adams, Robert Ober, Tom O'Brien,
 
A young American soldier witnesses the horrors of the Great War.
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The Big Sleep (1946)

 Howard Hawks Novel:Raymond Chandler, Screenplay:William Faulkner, Screenplay:Leigh Brackett, Screenplay:Jules Furthman,
1h 54m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Mystery]
Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone, Peggy Knudsen, Charles Waldron,
 
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.
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The picture they were born for!

  



Bigger Than Life (1956)

 Nicholas Ray Screenplay:Cyril Hume, Screenplay:Richard Maibaum, Author:Burton Roueche,
1h 35m

[Drama]
James Mason, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau, Robert F. Simon, Christopher Olsen, Roland Winters, Rusty Lane,
 
A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a miracle drug that begins to affect his sanity.
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The story of the handful of hope that became a fistful of hell!
  



Billy Budd (1962)

 Peter Ustinov Novel:Herman Melville, Theatre Play:Louis O. Coxe, Theatre Play:Robert H. Chapman, Screenplay:Peter Ustinov, Screenplay:DeWitt Bodeen,
1h 58m

[Adventure; Drama; History]
Robert Ryan, Terence Stamp, Peter Ustinov, Melvyn Douglas, Paul Rogers, John Neville, David McCallum,
 
Billy is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.
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The Men!.. The Mutiny!...The Might!... The Magnitude Of Herman Melville's Classic Adventure of the High Seas!

  



Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

 John Frankenheimer Novel:Thomas E. Gaddis, Screenplay:Guy Trosper,
2h 23m

[Biography; Drama]
Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Neville Brand, Betty Field, Telly Savalas, Edmond O'Brien,
 
A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.
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Inside the rock called Alcatraz they tried to chain a volcano they called The Bird Man!
  



The Birds (1963)

 Alfred Hitchcock Author:Daphne Du Maurier, Screenplay:Evan Hunter,
1h 59m

[Horror]
Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette, Veronica Cartwright, Ethel Griffies, Charles McGraw, Jessica Tandy,
 
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people there in increasing numbers and with increasing viciousness.
***Proving once again that build-up is the key to suspense, Alfred Hitchcock successfully turned birds into some of the most terrifying villains in horror history.
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...and remember, the next scream you hear may be your own!
  



Bitter Rice (aka Riso Amaro) (1949)

 Giuseppe De Santis Writer:Corrado Alvaro, Writer:Carlo Musso, Writer:Ivo Perilli, Screenplay:Giuseppe De Santis, Screenplay:Carlo Lizzani, Screenplay:Mario Monicelli, Screenplay:Gianni Puccini,
1h 44m

[Drama]
Vittorio Gassman, Doris Dowling, Silvana Mangano, Raf Vallone,
 
Francesca and Walter are two-bit criminals in Northern Italy, and, in an effort to avoid the police, Francesca joins a group of women rice workers. She meets the voluptuous peasant rice ...
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An earthy drama of human passions among women rice workers in the Po Valley.
  



Black Narcissus (1947)

 Emeric Pressburger Writer:Michael Powell, Writer:Emeric Pressburger, Novel:Rumer Godden,
1h 41m

[Drama]
Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Kathleen Byron, Sabu, Jean Simmons, Jenny Laird,
 
After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns encounter conflict and tension - both with the natives and also within their own group - as they attempt to adapt to their remote, exotic surroundings.
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The Black Pirate (1926)

 Albert Parker 
1h 35m

[Adventure; Action]
Douglas Fairbanks, Billie Dove, Anders Randolf, Donald Crisp, Tempe Pigott,
 
Seeking revenge, an athletic young man joins the pirate band responsible for his father's death.
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The Love Story of a Bold Buccaneer

  



Blackmail (1929)

 Alfred Hitchcock Screenplay:Alfred Hitchcock, Author:Charles Bennett, Screenplay:Benn W. Levy,
1h 27m

[Crime; Thriller]
Anny Ondráková, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton, John Longden, Donald Calthrop, Cyril Ritchard,
 
Alice White is the daughter of a shopkeeper in 1920's London. Her boyfriend, Frank Webber is a Scotland Yard detective who seems more interested in police work than in her. Frank takes ...
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See and Hear It - Our Mother Tongue As It Should Be Spoken
  



Blade Runner (1982)

 Ridley Scott Screenplay:Hampton Fancher, Screenplay:David Webb Peoples, Novel:Philip K. Dick,
1h 57m

[Sci-Fi; Thriller]
Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson,
 
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
***Misunderstood when it first hit theaters, the influence of Ridley Scott's mysterious, neo-noir Blade Runner has deepened with time. A visually remarkable, achingly human sci-fi masterpiece.
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Man has made his match... now it's his problem.

  



Blonde Ice (1948)

 Jack Bernhard Writer:Kenneth Gamet, Novel:Whitman Chambers,
1h 14m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Robert Paige, Leslie Brooks, Russ Vincent, Michael Whalen, James Griffith, Emory Parnell, Walter Sande,
 
A society reporter keeps herself in the headlines by marrying a series of wealthy men, all of whom die under mysterious circumstances.
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ICE in her veins... ICICLES on her heart!

  



Blood Simple (1984)

 Joel Coen Screenplay:Ethan Coen, Author:Joel Coen,
1h 36m

[Crime; Thriller]
John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya, M. Emmet Walsh, Samm-Art Williams, Deborah Neumann, Raquel Gavia,
 
A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple.
***Brutally violent and shockingly funny in equal measure, Blood Simple offers early evidence of the Coen Brothers' twisted sensibilities and filmmaking ingenuity.
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Murder's hard the first time. After that, it's...

  



Blow-Up (1966)

 Michelangelo Antonioni Author:Julio Cortázar, Screenplay:Michelangelo Antonioni, Screenplay:Tonino Guerra, Dialogue:Edward Bond,
1h 51m

[Drama; Mystery; Thriller]
David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles, John Castle, Veruschka von Lehndorff, Jane Birkin, Gillian Hills,
 
A mod London photographer seems to find something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.
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Michelangelo Antonioni's first British film
  



The Blue Dahlia (1946)

 George Marshall Screenplay:Raymond Chandler,
1h 35m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Mystery]
Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix, Howard Da Silva, Doris Dowling, Tom Powers, Hugh Beaumont,
 
An ex-bomber pilot is suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife.
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Double dame trouble! Double-barrelled action!

  



Bluebeard (1944)

 Edgar G. Ulmer Story:Arnold Phillips, Story:Werner H. Furst, Screenplay:Pierre Gendron,
1h 11m

[Crime; Horror; Thriller]
John Carradine, Jean Parker, Nils Asther, Ludwig Stössel, George Pembroke, Teala Loring, Sonia Sorel,
 
In Paris, an artist hires portrait models, and after he finishes their portraits, he strangles them.
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The most sinister love story ever told!
  



Bob Roberts (1992)

 Tim Robbins Screenplay:Tim Robbins,
1h 40m

[Comedy]
Tim Robbins, Giancarlo Esposito, Alan Rickman, David Strathairn, James Spader, Helen Hunt, Jack Black,
 
A right-wing folk singer becomes a corrupt politician and runs a crooked election campaign. Only one independent muck-raking reporter is trying to stop him.
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Vote first. Ask questions later.
  



Bob the Gambler (aka Bob le Flambeur) (1956)

 Jean-Pierre Melville Writer:Auguste Le Breton, Writer:Jean-Pierre Melville, Dialogue:Auguste Le Breton,
1h 43m

[Crime; Drama; Thriller]
Isabelle Corey, Daniel Cauchy, Roger Duchesne, André Garet, Gérard Buhr, Guy Decomble, Claude Cerval,
 
Bob, an old gangster and gambler is almost broke, so he decides in spite of the warnings of a friend, a high official from the police, to rob a gambling casino in Dauville. Everything is ...
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Body and Soul (1947)

 Robert Rossen Author:Abraham Polonsky,
1h 46m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Sport]
John Garfield, Lilli Palmer, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere, William Conrad, Joseph Pevney, Lloyd Gough,
 
Charley Davis wins an amateur boxing match and is taken on by promoter Quinn. Charley's mother doesn't want him to fight, but when Charley's father is accidentally killed, Charley sets up a...
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All for you...
  



Boomerang (1947)

 Elia Kazan Writer:Fulton Oursler, Screenplay:Richard Murphy,
1h 28m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Dana Andrews, Jane Wyatt, Lee J. Cobb, Cara Williams, Arthur Kennedy, Sam Levene, Taylor Holmes,
 
The true story of a prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder.
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It comes back at you again and again!

  



Bottle Rocket (1996)

 Wes Anderson Author:Wes Anderson, Author:Owen Wilson,
1h 32m

[Comedy; Crime; Drama]
Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Lumi Cavazos, Andrew Wilson, Robert Musgrave, Haley Miller, James Caan,
 
Focusing on a trio of friends and their elaborate plan to pull off a simple robbery and go on the run.
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They're not really criminals, but everyone's got to have a dream.
  



The Bravados (1958)

 Henry King Screenplay:Philip Yordan, Novel:Frank O'Rourke,
1h 34m

[Drama; Western]
Gregory Peck, Joan Collins, Henry Silva, Lee Van Cleef, Andrew Duggan, Stephen Boyd, Albert Salmi,
 
Jim Douglas has been relentlessly pursuing the four outlaws who murdered his wife, but finds them in jail about to be hanged. While he waits to witness their execution, they escape; and the...
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Brazil (1985)

 Terry Gilliam Screenplay:Terry Gilliam, Screenplay:Tom Stoppard, Screenplay:Charles McKeown,
2h 12m

[Drama; Sci-Fi]
Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins, Michael Palin, Ian Richardson,
 
A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.
***Brazil, Terry Gilliam's visionary Orwellian fantasy, is an audacious dark comedy, filled with strange, imaginative visuals.
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It's only a state of mind.
  



Breaker Morant (1980)

 Bruce Beresford Theatre Play:Kenneth G. Ross, Screenplay:Jonathan Hardy, Screenplay:David Stevens, Screenplay:Bruce Beresford,
1h 47m

[Drama; History; War]
Edward Woodward, Jack Thompson, John Waters, Bryan Brown, Terence Donovan, Vincent Ball,
 
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.
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Breathless (1960)

 Jean-Luc Godard Screenplay:Jean-Luc Godard,
1h 30m

[Crime; Drama; Romance]
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Jean-Pierre Melville, Henri-Jacques Huet, Van Doude, Claude Mansard,
 
A small-time thief steals a car and impulsively murders a motorcycle policeman. Wanted by the authorities, he reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy.
***Breathless rewrote the rules of cinema -- and more than 50 years after its arrival, Jean-Luc Godard's paradigm-shifting classic remains every bit as vital.
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The film that was banned for 4 years. Why..?

  



The Bridge (aka Die Bruecke) (1959)

 Bernhard Wicki Screenplay:Michael Mansfeld, Screenplay:Karl-Wilhelm Vivier, Screenplay:Bernhard Wicki, Novel:Manfred Gregor,
1h 43m

[Drama; War]
Folker Bohnet, Volker Lechtenbrink, Cordula Trantow, Karl Michael Balzer, Fritz Wepper, Michael Hinz, Frank Glaubrecht,
 
In 1945, Germany is being overrun, and nobody is left to fight but teenagers.
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They look for love in a world of violence!
  



The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

 David Lean Novel:Pierre Boulle, Screenplay:Carl Foreman, Screenplay:Michael Wilson,
2h 41m

[Adventure; Drama; War]
William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa, James Donald, Geoffrey Horne, André Morell,
 
After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
***This complex war epic asks hard questions, resists easy answers, and boasts career-defining work from star Alec Guinness and director David Lean.
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Be Happy in Your Work...
  



Brief Encounter (1945)

 David Lean Writer:Noël Coward,
1h 27m

[Drama; Romance]
Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey, Cyril Raymond, Everley Gregg, Marjorie Mars,
 
Meeting a stranger in a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband.
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A story of the most precious moments in woman's life!
  



Brighton Rock (1947)

 John Boulting Writer:Terence Rattigan, Screenplay:Graham Greene,
1h 33m

[Crime; Drama]
Richard Attenborough, Carol Marsh, Hermione Baddeley, William Hartnell, Harcourt Williams, Wylie Watson, Nigel Stock,
 
Pinkie Brown is a small-town hoodlum whose gang runs a protection racket based at Brighton race course. When Pinkie orders the murder of a rival, Fred, the police believe it to be suicide. ...
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Grahma Greene's Shocking Thriller of the RAZOR GANGS!
  



Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)

 Sam Peckinpah Screenplay:Sam Peckinpah, Screenplay:Gordon T. Dawson,
1h 53m

[Action; Crime; Drama]
Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber, Gig Young, Kris Kristofferson, Emilio Fernández, Chano Urueta,
 
An American bartender and his prostitute girlfriend go on a road trip through the Mexican underworld to collect a million bounty on the head of a dead gigolo.
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It's got guts!
  



Bringing Up Baby (1938)

 Howard Hawks Screenplay:Dudley Nichols, Screenplay:Hagar Wilde,
1h 42m

[Comedy; Romance]
Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett, Barry Fitzgerald, May Robson, Fritz Feld,
 
While trying to secure a million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard Baby.
***With Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant at their effervescent best, Bringing Up Baby is a seamlessly assembled comedy with enduring appeal.
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And so begins the hilarious adventure of Professor David Huxley and Miss Susan Vance, a flutter-brained vixen with love in her heart!
  



Broken Arrow (1950)

 Delmer Daves Novel:Elliott Arnold, Screenplay:Albert Maltz,
1h 33m

[Drama; Romance; Western]
James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget, Basil Ruysdael, Will Geer, Joyce Mackenzie, Arthur Hunnicutt,
 
Tom Jeffords tries to make peace between settlers and Apaches.
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The Most Powerful Weapon is Courage..

  



Broken Blossoms (1919)

 D.W. Griffith Writer:D.W. Griffith, Novel:Thomas Burke,
1h 29m

[Drama; Romance]
Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp, Arthur Howard, Edward Peil Sr., George Beranger, Norman Selby,
 
A frail waif, abused by her brutal boxer father in London's seedy Limehouse District, is befriended by a sensitive Chinese immigrant with tragic consequences.
***Thought-provoking and beautifully filmed, D.W. Griffith's Broken Blossoms presents a master at the top of his form.
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The Browning Version (1951)

 Anthony Asquith Writer:Terence Rattigan, Screenplay:Terence Rattigan,
1h 30m

[Drama]
Michael Redgrave, Jean Kent, Nigel Patrick, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Bill Travers, Ronald Howard, Paul Medland,
 
Forced to retire from an English public school. a disliked professor must confront his utter failures as a teacher, a husband, and a man.
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Brute Force (1947)

 Jules Dassin Screenplay:Richard Brooks,
1h 38m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Burt Lancaster, Hume Cronyn, Charles Bickford, Yvonne De Carlo, Ann Blyth, Ella Raines, Anita Colby,
 
At a tough penitentiary, prisoner Joe Collins plans to rebel against Captain Munsey, the power-mad chief guard.
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Power Packed Picture!

  



The Buccaneer (1938)

 Cecil B. DeMille 
2h 6m

[Adventure; History]
Fredric March, Franciska Gaal, Akim Tamiroff, Margot Grahame, Walter Brennan, Ian Keith, Anthony Quinn,
 
Semi-fictional account of pirate Jean Lafitte's involvement in the War of 1812.
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The greatest adventure romance in Cecil B De Mille's glorious gallery of screen triumphs!

  



A Bullet for Joey (1955)

 Lewis Allen Writer:Daniel Mainwaring, Writer:A.I. Bezzerides,
1h 27m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Edward G. Robinson, George Raft, Audrey Totter, George Dolenz, Peter van Eyck, Toni Gerry, William Bryant,
 
In Montreal, a police inspector slowly discovers a plot to kidnap a nuclear physicist, American mobsters, foreign spies, and a blonde seductress, are all involved.
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

 George Roy Hill Screenplay:William Goldman,
1h 50m

[Biography; Crime; Western]
Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin, Henry Jones, Jeff Corey, George Furth,
 
Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.
***With its iconic pairing of Paul Newman and Robert Redford, jaunty screenplay and Burt Bacharach score, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid has gone down as among the defining moments in late-'60s American cinema.
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Not that it matters, but most of it is true.

  



The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (1920)

 Robert Wiene Author:Hans Janowitz, Author:Carl Mayer,
1h 17m

[Horror; Mystery]
Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Fehér, Lil Dagover, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski, Rudolph Lettinger, Rudolf Klein-Rogge,
 
Dr. Caligari's somnambulist, Cesare, and his deadly predictions.
***Arguably the first true horror film, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari set a brilliantly high bar for the genre -- and remains terrifying nearly a century after it first stalked the screen.
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You must become Caligari.
  



Caged (1950)

 John Cromwell Screenplay:Virginia Kellogg, Story:Bernard C. Schoenfeld,
1h 37m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Eleanor Parker, Agnes Moorehead, Ellen Corby, Hope Emerson, Betty Garde, Jan Sterling, Lee Patrick,
 
A naive nineteen year old widow becomes coarsened and cynical when she is sent to a woman's prison and is exposed to hardened criminals and sadistic guards.
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The Story of a Women's Prison today
  



The Caine Mutiny (1954)

 Edward Dmytryk Novel:Herman Wouk, Screenplay:Stanley Roberts, Dialogue:Michael Blankfort,
2h 0m

[Drama; War]
Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson, Fred MacMurray, Robert Francis, May Wynn, Tom Tully,
 
When a US Naval captain shows signs of mental instability that jeopardizes the ship, the first officer relieves him of command and faces court martial for mutiny.
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As big as the ocean!

  



Call Northside 777 (1948)

 Henry Hathaway Writer:James P. McGuire, Screenplay:Jerome Cady, Screenplay:Jay Dratler, Adaptation:Leonard Hoffman, Adaptation:Quentin Reynolds,
1h 47m

[Drama; Film-Noir]
James Stewart, Richard Conte, Lee J. Cobb, Helen Walker, Betty Garde, Kasia Orzazewski, Joanne De Bergh,
 
Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal re-opens a ten year old murder case.
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It couldn't happen . . . but it did!
  



The Call of Cthulhu (2005)

 Andrew Leman Writer:H. P. Lovecraft, Screenplay:Sean Branney,
0h 47m

[Fantasy; Horror; Mystery]
Matt Foyer, John Bolen, Ralph Lucas, Chad Fifer, Susan Zucker, Kalafatic Poole,
 
While sorting the affairs of his late Uncle, a man accidentally stumbles across a series of dark secrets connected to an ancient horror waiting to be freed.
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A Canterbury Tale (1944)

 Emeric Pressburger Writer:Michael Powell, Writer:Emeric Pressburger,
2h 5m

[Comedy; Drama; Mystery]
Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price, John Sweet, Charles Hawtrey, Esmond Knight, Hay Petrie,
 
A 'Land Girl', an American GI, and a British soldier find themselves together in a small Kent town on the road to Canterbury. The town is being plagued by a mysterious glue-man, who pours...
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The Canterville Ghost (1944)

 Jules Dassin Writer:Edwin Blum,
1h 35m

[Comedy; Fantasy]
Charles Laughton, Robert Young, Margaret O'Brien, William Gargan, Reginald Owen, Una O'Connor, Rags Ragland,
 
In the 1600s, cowardly Sir Simon of Canterville flees a duel and seeks solace in the family castle. His ashamed father seals him in the room where he is hiding and dooms him to life as a ...
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It put's you in the best of spirits!
  



Cape Fear (1962)

 J. Lee Thompson Novel:John D. MacDonald, Screenplay:James R. Webb,
1h 46m

[Drama; Thriller]
Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin, Martin Balsam, Telly Savalas, Barrie Chase,
 
A lawyer's family is stalked by a man he once helped put in jail.
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Now he had only one weapon left - murder! ...To prevent an even more shocking crime!
  



Captain Blood (1935)

 Michael Curtiz Novel:Rafael Sabatini, Screenplay:Casey Robinson,
1h 59m

[Action; Adventure]
Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Ross Alexander, Guy Kibbee, Henry Stephenson,
 
An enslaved doctor and his comrades in chains escape and become pirates of the Caribbean.
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A million dollars worth of adventure!

  



Captain Horatio Hornblower RN (1951)

 Raoul Walsh Novel:C.S. Forester, Screenplay:Ivan Goff, Screenplay:Ben Roberts, Screenplay:Æneas MacKenzie,
1h 57m

[Action; Adventure; Drama]
Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty, James Robertson Justice, Terence Morgan, James Kenney,
 
During the Napoleonic wars, a British naval captain has adventures in Central American waters.
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The sun never sets on his world of adventure.

  



Captain Kidd (1945)

 Rowland V. Lee Writer:Norman Reilly Raine, Story:Robert N. Lee,
1h 29m

[Adventure; Biography; Drama]
Randolph Scott, Charles Laughton, Gilbert Roland, William Farnum, Barbara Britton, John Carradine,
 
The unhistorical adventures of pirate Captain Kidd revolve around treasure and treachery.
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Adventure on the high seas!

  



Captains Courageous (1937)

 Victor Fleming Novel:Rudyard Kipling, Screenplay:John Lee Mahin, Screenplay:Dale Van Every, Screenplay:Marc Connelly,
1h 52m

[Adventure; Drama; Family]
Freddie Bartholomew, Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore, Melvyn Douglas, Charley Grapewin, Mickey Rooney, John Carradine,
 
Harvey Cheyne is a spoiled brat used to having his own way. When a prank goes wrong onboard an ocean liner Harvey ends up overboard and nearly drowns. Fortunately he's picked up by a ...
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AS GREAT AS MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY

  



Casablanca (1942)

 Michael Curtiz Author:Murray Burnett, Author:Joan Alison, Screenplay:Julius J. Epstein, Screenplay:Philip G. Epstein, Screenplay:Howard Koch, Screenplay:Casey Robinson,
1h 43m

[Drama; Romance; War]
Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre,
 
Set in Casablanca, Morocco during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
***An undisputed masterpiece and perhaps Hollywood's quintessential statement on love and romance, Casablanca has only improved with age, boasting career-defining performances from Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
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They had a date with fate in Casablanca!
  



Charade (1963)

 Stanley Donen Screenplay:Peter Stone, Story:Marc Behm,
1h 54m

[Comedy; Mystery; Romance]
Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn, George Kennedy, Dominique Minot, Ned Glass,
 
Romance and suspense in Paris, as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Who can she trust?
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It's a guessing game of mirth and mystery!
  



Charulata (1964)

 Satyajit Ray Story:Rabindranath Tagore, Screenplay:Satyajit Ray,
2h 0m

[Drama; Romance]
Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Shailen Mukherjee,
 
The lonely wife of a newspaper editor falls in love with her visiting cousin-in-law, who shares her love for literature.
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The Chase (1946)

 Arthur Ripley Screenplay:Philip Yordan, Novel:Cornell Woolrich,
1h 25m

[Film-Noir]
Robert Cummings, Michèle Morgan, Steve Cochran, Lloyd Corrigan, Jack Holt, Don Wilson, Alex Minotis,
 
Chuck Scott gets a job as chauffeur to tough guy Eddie Roman; but Chuck's involvement with Eddie's fearful wife becomes a nightmare.
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Chicken Run (2000)

 Nick Park Story:Peter Lord, Story:Nick Park, Screenplay:Karey Kirkpatrick, Storyboard:Kelly Asbury, Storyboard:Randy Cartwright, Storyboard:Cody Cameron, Storyboard:Brenda Chapman, Storyboard:Jurgen Gross, Storyboard:Vicky Jenson, Storyboard:Robert Koo, Storyboard:Serguei Kouchnerov, Storyboard:Damian Neary, Storyboard:Simon Wells, Storyboard:Catherine Yuh Rader,
1h 24m

[Animation; Family; Comedy]
Mel Gibson, Miranda Richardson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton, Jane Horrocks, Phil Daniels, Lynn Ferguson,
 
When a bird flies into a chicken farm, the fellow chickens see him as an opportunity to escape their evil owners.
***Chicken Run has all the charm of Nick Park's Wallace & Gromit, and something for everybody. The voice acting is fabulous, the slapstick is brilliant, and the action sequences are spectacular.
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This ain't no chick flick. It's poultry in motion.
  



Chinatown (1974)

 Roman Polanski Screenplay:Robert Towne,
2h 5m

[Crime; Drama; Mystery]
Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez, John Hillerman, Darrell Zwerling, Diane Ladd,
 
A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.
***As bruised and cynical as the decade that produced it, this noir classic benefits from Robert Towne's brilliant screenplay, director Roman Polanski's steady hand, and wonderful performances from Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway.
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Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

 Peter Godfrey Screenplay:Lionel Houser, Screenplay:Adele Comandini, Story:Aileen Hamilton,
1h 41m

[Comedy; Romance]
Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet, Reginald Gardiner, S.Z. Sakall, Robert Shayne, Una O'Connor,
 
A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.
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It's the fun show that's the one show to see!
  



The Circus (1928)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Charles Chaplin,
1h 12m

[Comedy; Romance]
Charles Chaplin, Al Ernest Garcia, Merna Kennedy, Harry Crocker, George Davis, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford,
 
The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus.
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Citizen Kane (1941)

 Orson Welles Writer:Roger Q. Denny, Writer:John Houseman, Writer:Mollie Kent, Screenplay:Orson Welles, Screenplay:Herman J. Mankiewicz,
1h 59m

[Drama; Mystery]
Orson Welles, William Alland, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick, Everett Sloane, George Coulouris,
 
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.
***Orson Welles's epic tale of a publishing tycoon's rise and fall is entertaining, poignant, and inventive in its storytelling, earning its reputation as a landmark achievement in film.
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It's Terrific!

  



City Lights (1931)

 Charles Chaplin Screenplay:Charles Chaplin, Screenplay:Harry Clive, Screenplay:Harry Crocker,
1h 27m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers, Al Ernest Garcia, Hank Mann, Albert Austin,
 
With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.
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Cloak and Dagger (1946)

 Fritz Lang Screenplay:Albert Maltz, Screenplay:Ring Lardner, Jr., Story:Boris Ingster, Story:John Larkin,
1h 47m

[Adventure; Film-Noir; Romance]
Gary Cooper, Robert Alda, Lilli Palmer, Vladimir Sokoloff, J. Edward Bromberg, Marjorie Hoshelle, Ludwig Stössel,
 
In WW2, the Allies race against time to persuade two nuclear scientists working for the Nazis to switch sides.
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RELENTLESS SUSPENSE!
  



A Clockwork Orange (1971)

 Stanley Kubrick Screenplay:Stanley Kubrick, Novel:Anthony Burgess,
2h 17m

[Crime; Drama; Sci-Fi]
Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Adrienne Corri, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke, James Marcus, Michael Tarn,
 
In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem - but not all goes according to plan.
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Being the adventures of a young man whose principal interests are rape, ultra-violence and Beethoven.
  



Close-Up (1990)

 Abbas Kiarostami Writer:Abbas Kiarostami,
1h 38m

[Drama]
Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Monoochehr Ahankhah, Mahrokh Ahankhah, Nayer Mohseni Zonoozi, Hossain Sabzian,
 
Pretending to be Mohsen Makhmalbaf making his next movie, Hossain Sabzian enters the home of a well-to-do family in Tehran, promising it a prominent part in his next movie. The actual ...
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Closely Watched Trains (1966)

 Jiří Menzel Novel:Bohumil Hrabal, Screenplay:Jiří Menzel,
1h 33m

[Comedy; Drama; War]
Václav Neckář, Josef Somr, Vlastimil Brodský, Vladimír Valenta, Alois Vachek, Ferdinand Krůta, Jitka Scoffin,
 
An apprentice train dispatcher at a village station seeks his first sexual encounter and becomes despondent when he is unable to perform.
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All it takes to make a man of a boy is a woman.
  



Comanche Station (1960)

 Budd Boetticher Screenplay:Burt Kennedy,
1h 13m

[Drama; Western]
Randolph Scott, Nancy Gates, Skip Homeier, Dyke Johnson, Foster Hood, Joe Molina,
 
A man saves a woman who had been kidnapped by Comanches, then struggles to get both of them home alive.
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The One-Man War Against The Comancheros!

  



The Confession (1970)

 Costa-Gavras Writer:Jorge Semprún,
2h 19m

[Drama; Thriller]
Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, Gabriele Ferzetti, Michel Vitold, Jean Bouise, Michel Beaune, Jacques Rispal,
 
Anton Ludvik, aka Gerard, is vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia. He realizes he is watched and followed. One day, he is arrested and put into jail, in solitary confinement. ...
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Conflict (1945)

 Curtis Bernhardt Writer:Arthur T. Horman, Writer:Dwight Taylor,
1h 25m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Thriller]
Humphrey Bogart, Alexis Smith, Sydney Greenstreet, Rose Hobart, Charles Drake, Grant Mitchell, Patrick O'Moore,
 
An engineer trapped in an unhappy marriage murders his wife in the hope of marrying her younger sister.
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SUSPENSE...SUSPICION...MAN-WOMAN DESIRES!

  



Contempt (aka Le mepris) (1963)

 Jean-Luc Godard Screenplay:Jean-Luc Godard, Novel:Alberto Moravia,
1h 43m

[Drama]
Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli, Jack Palance, Giorgia Moll, Fritz Lang, Raoul Coutard, Jean-Luc Godard,
 
Screenwriter Paul Javal's marriage to his wife Camille disintegrates during movie production as she spends time with the producer. Layered conflicts between art and business ensue.
***This powerful work of essential cinema joins meta with physique, casting Brigite Bardot and director Godard's inspiration Fritz Lang.
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More Bold! More Brazen! And Much, Much More Bardot!

  



Cool Hand Luke (1967)

 Stuart Rosenberg Novel:Donn Pearce, Screenplay:Frank Pierson,
2h 7m

[Crime; Drama]
Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Luke Askew, Morgan Woodward, Harry Dean Stanton, Dennis Hopper, Lou Antonio,
 
A man refuses to conform to life in a rural prison.
***Though hampered by Stuart Rosenberg's direction, Cool Hand Luke is held aloft by a stellar script and one of Paul Newman's most indelible performances.
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What we've got here is failure to communicate.
  



The Cranes are Flying (1957)

 Mikhail Kalatozov Writer:Viktor Rozov, Novel:Viktor Rozov,
0h 0m

[Drama; Romance; War]
Tatyana Samoylova, Aleksey Batalov, Vasiliy Merkurev, Aleksandr Shvorin,
 
Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter.
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Crash Dive (1943)

 Archie Mayo Screenplay:Jo Swerling, Story:W.R. Burnett,
1h 46m

[Action; Adventure; Drama]
Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, James Gleason, Dame May Whitty, Harry Morgan, Ben Carter,
 
A submarine lieutenant and his commander fall in love with the same girl.
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Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

 Woody Allen Screenplay:Woody Allen,
1h 44m

[Comedy; Drama]
Woody Allen, Martin Landau, Anjelica Huston, Joanna Gleason, Alan Alda, Sam Waterston, Jerry Orbach,
 
An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
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A film about humanity.
  



Criss Cross (1949)

 Robert Siodmak Writer:Daniel Fuchs, Novel:Don Tracy,
1h 24m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally, Esy Morales, Tom Pedi, Percy Helton,
 
An armored truck driver and his lovely ex-wife conspire with a gang to have his own truck robbed on the route.
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When you Double-Cross a Double-Crosser...IT'S A CRISS-CROSS!

  



The Crucified Lovers (aka Chikamatsu monogatari) (1954)

 Kenji Mizoguchi Story:Monzaemon Chikamatsu, Adaptation:Matsutarô Kawaguchi, Screenplay:Yoshikata Yoda,
1h 42m

[Drama; Romance]
Kazuo Hasegawa, Kyôko Kagawa, Eitarô Shindô, Eitarô Ozawa, Yôko Minamida, Haruo Tanaka, Chieko Naniwa,
 
Ishun is a wealthy, but unsympathetic, master printer who has wrongly accused his wife and best employee of being lovers. To escape punishment, the accused run away together, but Ishun is certain to be ruined if word gets out.
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The tortured heart behind the cultivated image.
  



The Cruel Sea (1953)

 Charles Frend Novel:Nicholas Monsarrat, Screenplay:Eric Ambler,
2h 1m

[Drama; War]
Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Denholm Elliott, Stanley Baker, Virginia McKenna, John Stratton, John Warner,
 
The World War II adventures of a British convoy escort ship and its officers.
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Cul-de-sac (1966)

 Roman Polanski Author:Gérard Brach, Author:Roman Polanski,
1h 52m

[Comedy; Drama; Thriller]
Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac, Lionel Stander, Iain Quarrier, Jack MacGowran, Geoffrey Sumner,
 
A wounded criminal and his dying partner take refuge at a beachfront castle. The owners of the castle, a meek Englishman and his willful French wife, are initially the unwilling hosts to ...
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The Cure (1917)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Vincent Bryan, Writer:Maverick Terrell, Screenplay:Charles Chaplin,
0h 26m

[Comedy; Short]
 
An alcoholic checks into a health spa and his antics promptly throw the establishment into chaos.
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Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)

 Michael Gordon Theatre Play:Edmond Rostand, Screenplay:Carl Foreman,
1h 53m

[Drama; Romance]
José Ferrer, Mala Powers, William Prince, Morris Carnovsky, Ralph Clanton, Lloyd Corrigan, Virginia Farmer,
 
The charismatic swordsman-poet helps another woo the woman he loves in this straightforward version of the play.
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The Most Loved of All Love Stories!
  



D.O.A. (1949)

 Rudolph Maté Writer:Russell Rouse, Writer:Clarence Greene,
1h 23m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Mystery]
Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler, Beverly Garland, Lynn Baggett, William Ching, Henry Hart,
 
Frank Bigelow, told he's been poisoned and has only a few days to live, tries to find out who killed him and why.
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A picture as excitingly different as its title!

  



The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

 Wes Anderson Screenplay:Wes Anderson, Screenplay:Roman Coppola, Screenplay:Jason Schwartzman,
1h 32m

[Adventure; Comedy; Drama]
Owen Wilson, Jason Schwartzman, Adrien Brody, Bill Murray, Anjelica Huston, Camilla Rutherford, Wallace Wolodarsky,
 
A year after their father's funeral, three brothers travel across India by train in an attempt to bond with each other.
***With the requisite combination of humor, sorrow and outstanding visuals, The Darjeeling Limited will satisfy Wes Anderson fans.
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The Dark Corner (1946)

 Henry Hathaway Screenplay:Jay Dratler, Screenplay:Bernard C. Schoenfeld,
1h 35m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Drama]
Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix, Mark Stevens, Kurt Kreuger, Cathy Downs, Reed Hadley,
 
Secretary tries to help her boss, who is framed for a murder.
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Save your lipstick, girls, he plays for keeps.

  



Dark Passage (1947)

 Delmer Daves Screenplay:Delmer Daves, Novel:David Goodis,
1h 46m

[Film-Noir; Thriller]
Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett, Agnes Moorehead, Tom D'Andrea, Clifton Young, Douglas Kennedy,
 
A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.
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Together Again!
  



Das Boot (1981)

 Wolfgang Petersen Novel:Lothar G. Buchheim, Screenplay:Wolfgang Petersen, Screenplay:Dean Riesner,
3h 28m

[Adventure; Drama; War]
Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch, Martin Semmelrogge, Bernd Tauber, Erwin Leder,
 
The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror.
***Taut, breathtakingly thrilling, and devastatingly intelligent, Das Boot is one of the greatest war films ever made.
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When the hunters become the hunted

  



The Day of the Jackal (1973)

 Fred Zinnemann Novel:Frederick Forsyth, Screenplay:Kenneth Ross,
0h 0m

[Crime; Drama; Thriller]
Edward Fox, Michael Lonsdale, Olga Georges-Picot, Delphine Seyrig, Eric Porter, Michel Auclair, Anton Rodgers,
 
A professional assassin codenamed Jackal plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.
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Nameless, faceless... relentlessly moving towards the date with death that would rock the world.
  



The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

 Robert Wise Screenplay:Edmund H. North,
1h 32m

[Sci-Fi]
Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin,
 
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.
***Socially minded yet entertaining, The Day the Earth Stood Still imparts its moral of peace and understanding without didacticism.
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From out of space... A warning and an ultimatum
  



Days of Heaven (1978)

 Terrence Malick Writer:Terrence Malick,
1h 34m

[Drama; Romance]
Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Linda Manz, Sam Shepard, Robert J. Wilke, Stuart Margolin, Timothy Scott,
 
A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune.
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Your eyes... Your ears... Your senses... will be overwhelmed.
  



Decision At Sundown (1957)

 Budd Boetticher Screenplay:Charles Lang,
1h 17m

[Drama; Western]
Randolph Scott, John Carroll, Karen Steele, Valerie French, Noah Beery, Jr., John Archer, Andrew Duggan,
 
Bart Allison and sidekick Sam arrive in the town of Sundown on the wedding day of town boss Tate Kimbrough, whom Allison blames for his wife's death years earlier.
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At last the search was over...

  



The Desperate Hours (1955)

 William Wyler Theatre Play:Joseph Hayes,
1h 48m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy, Martha Scott, Dewey Martin, Gig Young, Mary Murphy,
 
Glen, Hal and Sam are three escaped convicts who move in on and terrorize a suburban household.
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A reign of violence sweeps the screen

  



Detective Story (1951)

 William Wyler Writer:Robert Wyler, Writer:Philip Yordan, Theatre Play:Sidney Kingsley,
1h 43m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, Cathy O'Donnell, George Macready, Horace McMahon, Gladys George,
 
On one day in the 21st Precinct squad room, assorted characters form a backdrop for the troubles of hard-nosed Detective Jim McLeod.
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The love story of a man whose wife was more woman than angel!
  



Detour (1945)

 Edgar G. Ulmer Screenplay:Martin Goldsmith,
1h 8m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald, Tim Ryan, Esther Howard, Pat Gleason,
 
Chance events trap hitch-hiker Al Roberts in a tightening net of film noir trouble.
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He went searching for love... but Fate forced a DETOUR to Revelry... Violence... Mystery!

  



The Devils (1971)

 Ken Russell Screenplay:Ken Russell, Novel:Aldous Huxley,
1h 47m

[Drama; History]
Oliver Reed, Vanessa Redgrave, Dudley Sutton, Max Adrian, Gemma Jones, Murray Melvin, John Woodvine,
 
In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.
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Hell holds no surprises for them.
  



Dial M For Murder (1954)

 Alfred Hitchcock Author:Frederick Knott,
1h 45m

[Crime; Thriller]
Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams, Anthony Dawson, Leo Britt, Patrick Allen,
 
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B.
***Dial M for Murder may be slightly off-peak Hitchcock, but by any other standard, it's a sophisticated, chillingly sinister thriller -- and one that boasts an unforgettable performance from Grace Kelly to boot.
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If a woman answers...hang on for dear life!
  



Diary of a Country Priest (1951)

 Robert Bresson Writer:Robert Bresson, Novel:Georges Bernanos,
1h 56m

[Drama]
Claude Laydu, Jean Riveyre, Adrien Borel, Rachel Bérendt, Nicole Maurey, Nicole Ladmiral, Martine Lemaire,
 
A young priest taking over the parish at Ambricourt tries to fulfill his duties even as he fights a mysterious stomach ailment.
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District 9 (2009)

 Neill Blomkamp Screenplay:Terri Tatchell, Screenplay:Neill Blomkamp,
1h 52m

[Action; Sci-Fi]
Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt, Sylvaine Strike, Elizabeth Mkandawie, John Sumner, William Allen Young,
 
An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.
***Technically brilliant and emotionally wrenching, District 9 has action, imagination, and all the elements of a thoroughly entertaining science-fiction classic.
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You are not welcome here.
  



Divorce Italian Style (1961)

 Pietro Germi Writer:Pietro Germi, Writer:Ennio De Concini,
1h 45m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
Marcello Mastroianni, Daniela Rocca, Stefania Sandrelli, Leopoldo Trieste, Odoardo Spadaro,
 
A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
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Django (1966)

 Sergio Corbucci Screenplay:Sergio Corbucci, Screenplay:Bruno Corbucci, Screenplay:Franco Rossetti,
1h 32m

[Western]
Franco Nero, José Bódalo, Loredana Nusciak, Ángel Álvarez, Eduardo Fajardo,
 
A coffin-dragging gunslinger enters a town caught between two feuding factions, the KKK and a gang of Mexican Bandits. That man is Django, and he is caught up in a struggle against both parties.
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The movie that spawned a genre.

  



The Docks of New York (1928)

 Josef von Sternberg Screenplay:Jules Furthman,
1h 16m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
George Bancroft, Betty Compson, Olga Baclanova, Clyde Cook, Mitchell Lewis, Guy Oliver,
 
A blue-collar worker on New York's depressed waterfront finds his life changed after he saves a woman attempting suicide.
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Doctor Zhivago (1965)

 David Lean Novel:Boris Pasternak, Screenplay:David Lean, Screenplay:Robert Bolt,
3h 20m

[Drama; Romance; War]
Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, Siobhán McKenna,
 
The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution.
***It may not be the best of David Lean's epics, but Dr. Zhivago is still brilliantly photographed and sweepingly romantic.
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Turbulent were the times and fiery was the love story of Zhivago, his wife and the passionate, tender Lara.
  



Dodsworth (1936)

 William Wyler Novel:Sinclair Lewis, Screenplay:Sidney Howard,
1h 41m

[Drama; Romance]
Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, Mary Astor, Kathryn Marlowe, David Niven, Gregory Gaye,
 
A retired auto manufacturer and his wife take a long-planned European vacation only to find that they want very different things from life.
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Here is a picture that was marked for greatness before it was ever screened!
  



A Dog's Life (1918)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Charles Chaplin,
0h 35m

[Comedy; Short]
 
The Little Tramp and his dog companion struggle to survive in the inner city.
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Double Indemnity (1944)

 Billy Wilder Novel:James M. Cain, Screenplay:Billy Wilder, Screenplay:Raymond Chandler,
1h 48m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Porter Hall, Richard Gaines, Jean Heather, Tom Powers,
 
An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions.
***A dark, tautly constructed adaptation of James M. Cain's novel -- penned by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler -- Double Indemnity continues to set the standard for the best in Hollywood film noir.
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From the Moment they met it was Murder!

  



Dough and Dynamite (1914)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Mack Sennett, Writer:Charles Chaplin,
0h 28m

[Comedy; Short]
Charles Chaplin, Chester Conklin, Fritz Schade, Norma Nichols, Cecile Arnold, Vivian Edwards, Phyllis Allen,
 
Charlie and another waiter must become bakers when the regular bakers go out on strike. The strikers put dynamite in a piece of bread which is delivered to the cake counter. It winds up in the oven and explodes.
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Down by Law (1986)

 Jim Jarmusch Author:Jim Jarmusch,
1h 47m

[Comedy; Crime; Drama]
Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Ellen Barkin, Rockets Redglare,
 
The story of three different men in a Louisiana prison and their eventual journey.
***Funny, original, and thoroughly cinematic, Down by Law represents writer-director Jim Jarmusch at his most ingratiating and evocative.
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It's not where you start - It's where you start again.
  



Dr Strangelove (1964)

 Stanley Kubrick Screenplay:Stanley Kubrick, Screenplay:Terry Southern, Screenplay:Peter George,
1h 35m

[Comedy; War]
Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens, Peter Bull, James Earl Jones,
 
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.
***Stanley Kubrick's brilliant Cold War satire remains as funny and razor-sharp today as it was in 1964.
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The hot-line suspense comedy
  



Duck Soup (1933)

 Leo McCarey Writer:Bert Kalmar, Writer:Harry Ruby, Dialogue:Arthur Sheekman, Dialogue:Nat Perrin,
1h 9m

[Comedy; Musical; War]
Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Margaret Dumont, Raquel Torres, Louis Calhern,
 
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.
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Duck, You Sucker! (1971)

 Sergio Leone Dialogue:Carlo Tritto, Dialogue:Roberto De Leonardis, Screenplay:Luciano Vincenzoni, Screenplay:Sergio Donati, Screenplay:Sergio Leone,
2h 28m

[Western]
James Coburn, Rod Steiger, Romolo Valli, Antoine Saint-John, Franco Graziosi, Rik Battaglia, David Warbeck,
 
An I.R.A. explosives expert on the run in Mexico meets an amoral Mexican bandit; together they are drawn into the Mexican revolution.
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Rod Steiger and James Coburn will blow you apart in Duck You Sucker by the master of adventure Sergio Leone

  



Duel in the Sun (1946)

 King Vidor Screenplay:David O. Selznick,
2h 24m

[Drama; Romance; Western]
Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore, Herbert Marshall, Lillian Gish, Walter Huston,
 
Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.
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Emotions . . . As Violent As The Wind-Swept Prairie !

  



The Ear (aka Ucho) (1990)

 Karel Kachyňa Writer:Karel Kachyňa, Screenplay:Jan Procházka, Story:Ladislav Winkelhöfer,
1h 31m

[Drama; Thriller]
Jiřina Bohdalová, Radoslav Brzobohatý, Gustav Opocenský, Miroslav Holub, Lubor Tokoš, Bořivoj Navrátil, Jiri Cisler,
 
Husband (senior ministry official) and wife find their house is riddled with listening devices put there by his own ministry. A harrowing night follows (reminiscent of 'Who's Afraid Of ...
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Early Summer (1951)

 Yasujirō Ozu Writer:Kôgo Noda, Writer:Yasujirō Ozu,
2h 5m

[Drama]
Setsuko Hara, Chishû Ryû, Kuniko Miyake, Ichirô Sugai, Chieko Higashiyama, Haruko Sugimura,
 
A family chooses a match for their daughter Noriko, but she, surprisingly, has her own plans.
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Earth (1930)

 Aleksandr Dovzhenko 
1h 10m

[Drama]
Stepan Shkurat, Semyon Svashenko, Yuliya Solntseva, Yelena Maksimova, Nikolai Nademsky,
 
In the peaceful countryside, Vassily opposes the rich kulaks over the coming of collective farming.
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The Earth Trembles (aka La terra trema) (1948)

 Luchino Visconti Novel:Giovanni Verga, Screenplay:Antonio Pietrangeli, Screenplay:Luchino Visconti,
2h 34m

[Drama]
Antonio Arcidiacono, Giuseppe Arcidiacono, Venera Bonaccorso, Nicola Castorino, Rosa Catalano, Rosa Costanzo, Alfio Fichera,
 
In rural Sicily, the fishermen live at the mercy of the greedy wholesalers. One family risks everything to buy their own boat and operate independently.
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East of Eden (1955)

 Elia Kazan Author:John Steinbeck, Author:Paul Osborn,
1h 58m

[Drama]
James Dean, Julie Harris, Raymond Massey, Richard Davalos, Jo Van Fleet, Burl Ives, Albert Dekker,
 
In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is frustrated at ...
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Of what a girl did . . . what a boy did ... of ecstasy and revenge!
  



Easy Rider (1969)

 Dennis Hopper Screenplay:Dennis Hopper, Screenplay:Peter Fonda, Screenplay:Terry Southern,
1h 36m

[Drama]
Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Antonio Mendoza, Phil Spector, Jack Nicholson, Luke Askew, Karen Black,
 
Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America.
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A man went looking for America and couldn’t find it anywhere...
  



Easy Street (1917)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Vincent Bryan, Writer:Charles Chaplin, Writer:Maverick Terrell, Screenplay:Charles Chaplin,
0h 27m

[Comedy; Short]
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, James T. Kelly, Albert Austin, Lloyd Bacon, Henry Bergman,
 
A reformed tramp becomes a police constable who must fight a huge thug who dominates an inner city street.
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El Dorado (1966)

 Howard Hawks Novel:Harry Brown, Screenplay:Leigh Brackett,
2h 7m

[Drama; Romance; Western]
John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, James Caan, Charlene Holt, Paul Fix, Arthur Hunnicutt, Michele Carey,
 
Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old Indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.
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It's the Big One with the Big Two

  



Elevator to the Gallows (1958)

 Louis Malle Screenplay:Louis Malle, Author:Noël Calef, Screenplay:Roger Nimier,
1h 28m

[Crime; Drama; Thriller]
Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly, Yori Bertin, Lino Ventura, Iván Petrovich, Elga Andersen,
 
A self-assured business man murders his employer, the husband of his mistress, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.
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Frantic for life and love - Frantic for excitement

  



Elmer Gantry (1960)

 Richard Brooks Screenplay:Richard Brooks, Novel:Sinclair Lewis,
2h 27m

[Drama]
Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger, Shirley Jones, Patti Page, Edward Andrews,
 
A fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause.
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If there was a dollar to be made - Gantry would make it... If there was a soul to be saved - Gantry would save it...
  



The Enchanted Cottage (1945)

 John Cromwell Writer:DeWitt Bodeen, Writer:Herman J. Mankiewicz, Theatre Play:Arthur Wing Pinero,
1h 32m

[Drama; Romance]
Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young, Herbert Marshall, Mildred Natwick, Spring Byington, Hillary Brooke, Richard Gaines,
 
A homely maid and a scarred ex-GI meet at the cottage where she works and where he was to spend his honeymoon prior to his accident. The two develop a bond and agree to marry, more out of ...
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The whole town WHISPERED about these two!
  



The Enemy Below (1957)

 Dick Powell Screenplay:Wendell Mayes, Novel:D.A. Rayner,
1h 38m

[Action; Adventure; Drama]
Robert Mitchum, Curd Jürgens, Theodore Bikel, Russell Collins, Kurt Kreuger, Frank Albertson,
 
During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat. Both captains are good ones, and the engagement lasts for a considerable time.
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The most amazing saga in the fighting annals of the US Navy!

  



Enemy at the Gates (2001)

 Jean-Jacques Annaud Screenplay:Jean-Jacques Annaud, Screenplay:Alain Godard,
2h 11m

[Drama; History; Romance]
Jude Law, Rachel Weisz, Ed Harris, Joseph Fiennes, Bob Hoskins, Ron Perlman, Eva Mattes,
 
A Russian sniper and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.
***Atmospheric and thrilling, Enemy at the Gates gets the look and feel of war right. However, the love story seems out of place.
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Some Men Are Born To Be Heroes.
  



The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

 Werner Herzog Screenplay:Werner Herzog,
1h 50m

[Biography; Drama; History]
Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge, Kidlat Tahimik,
 
Herzog's film is based upon the true and mysterious story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who suddenly appeared in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to speak or walk, and bearing a strange note.
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Escape From Alcatraz (1979)

 Don Siegel Writer:J. Campbell Bruce, Writer:Richard Tuggle,
1h 52m

[Action; Biography; Crime]
Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Fred Ward, David Cryer, Blair Burrows,
 
Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possible successful attempt at escaping from the most infamous prisons in the world.
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No one has ever escaped from Alcatraz... And no one ever will!
  



Executive suite (1954)

 Robert Wise Screenplay:Ernest Lehman, Novel:Cameron Hawley,
1h 44m

[Drama]
William Holden, Barbara Stanwyck, Fredric March, June Allyson, Walter Pidgeon, Shelley Winters, Paul Douglas,
 
When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice-presidents vie to see who will replace him.
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Behind the lighted tower windows the conflict of love and power is reckless and daring!
  



The Exorcist (1973)

 William Friedkin Novel:William Peter Blatty,
2h 12m

[Horror]
Linda Blair, Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Jason Miller, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, William O'Malley,
 
When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
***The Exorcist rides its supernatural theme to magical effect, with remarkable special effects and an eerie atmosphere, resulting in one of the scariest films of all time.
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Something almost beyond comprehension is happening to a girl on this street, in this house... and a man has been sent for as a last resort. This man is The Exorcist.
  



The Exterminating Angel (1962)

 Luis Buñuel Screenplay:Luis Buñuel,
1h 28m

[Comedy; Drama; Fantasy]
Silvia Pinal, Enrique Rambal, Claudio Brook, José Baviera, Augusto Benedico, Antonio Bravo, Jacqueline Andere,
 
The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave.
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Eyes Without a Face (1960)

 Georges Franju Writer:Pierre Gascar, Novel:Jean Redon, Adaptation:Pierre Boileau, Adaptation:Thomas Narcejac, Adaptation:Claude Sautet,
1h 29m

[Drama; Horror]
Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Edith Scob, François Guérin, Juliette Mayniel, Alexandre Rignault, Béatrice Altariba,
 
After causing an accident that left his daughter Christiane severely disfigured, the brilliant surgeon Dr. Génessier works tirelessly to give the girl a new face. He does so however by ...
***A horrific tale of guilt and obsession, Eyes Without a Face is just as chilling and poetic today as it was in 1959.
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Eyes in the Night (1942)

 Fred Zinnemann Novel:Baynard Kendrick, Screenplay:Guy Trosper, Screenplay:Howard Emmett Rogers,
1h 20m

[Crime; Mystery]
Edward Arnold, Ann Harding, Donna Reed, Stephen McNally, Katherine Emery, Allen Jenkins, Stanley Ridges,
 
A blind detective and his seeing-eye dog investigate a murder and discover a Nazi plot.
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A Dark Labyrinth of Terror...And Murder!!!
  



A Face in the Crowd (1957)

 Elia Kazan Story:Budd Schulberg,
2h 6m

[Drama]
Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Walter Matthau, Lee Remick, Anthony Franciosa, Percy Waram, Paul McGrath,
 
An Arkansas hobo becomes an overnight media sensation. But as he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
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POWER! He loved it! He took it raw in big gulpfuls...he liked the taste, the way it mixed with the bourbon and the sin in his blood!
  



Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

 François Truffaut Screenplay:François Truffaut, Screenplay:Jean-Louis Richard, Novel:Ray Bradbury,
1h 52m

[Drama; Sci-Fi]
Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack, Bee Duffell, Jeremy Spenser, Michael Balfour,
 
In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.
***Fahrenheit 451 is an intriguing film that suffuses Truffaut's trademark wit and black humor with the intelligence and morality of Ray Bradbury's novel.
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Aflame with the excitement and emotions of tomorrow!
  



Fail-Safe (1964)

 Sidney Lumet Novel:Eugene Burdick, Novel:Harvey Wheeler, Screenplay:Walter Bernstein,
1h 52m

[Drama; Thriller]
Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Larry Hagman, Frank Overton, Edward Binns, Dan O'Herlihy,
 
American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted?
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It will have you sitting on the brink of eternity!
  



The Fallen Idol (1948)

 Carol Reed Screenplay:Graham Greene,
1h 36m

[Drama; Mystery; Thriller]
Ralph Richardson, Michèle Morgan, Sonia Dresdel, Bobby Henrey, Denis O'Dea, Jack Hawkins, Walter Fitzgerald,
 
A butler working in a foreign embassy in London falls under suspicion when his wife accidentally falls to her death, the only witness being an impressionable young boy.
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The suspense is almost unbearable....
  



Fanny and Alexander (1982)

 Ingmar Bergman Novel:Ingmar Bergman,
3h 9m

[Drama]
Allan Edwall, Ewa Fröling, Erland Josephson, Bertil Guve, Pernilla Allwin, Jan Malmsjö, Gunn Wållgren,
 
Two young Swedish children experience the many comedies and tragedies of their family, the Ekdahls.
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Fantastic Mr Fox (2009)

 Wes Anderson Screenplay:Noah Baumbach, Novel:Roald Dahl, Storyboard:Padraig Collins,
1h 27m

[Animation; Adventure; Comedy]
George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Wallace Wolodarsky, Eric Chase Anderson, Michael Gambon,
 
An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.
***Fantastic Mr. Fox is a delightfully funny feast for the eyes with multi-generational appeal -- and it shows Wes Anderson has a knack for animation.
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Dig the life fantastic!
  



A Farewell to Arms (1932)

 Frank Borzage Novel:Ernest Hemingway, Screenplay:Benjamin Glazer,
1h 29m

[Drama; Romance; War]
Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Philips, Jack La Rue, Blanche Friderici, Mary Forbes,
 
A tale of the love between ambulance driver Lt. Henry and Nurse Catherine Barkley during World War I. The action takes place in Italy and the two fall in love during the war and will stop ...
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Every woman who has loved will understand
  



Fargo (1996)

 Joel Coen Screenplay:Joel Coen, Screenplay:Ethan Coen,
1h 38m

[Crime; Drama; Thriller]
William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare, Kristin Rudrüd, Harve Presnell, Tony Denman,
 
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
***Violent, quirky, and darkly funny, Fargo delivers an original crime story and a wonderful performance by McDormand.
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A lot can happen in the middle of nowhere.
  



Father of the Bride (1950)

 Vincente Minnelli Screenplay:Frances Goodrich, Screenplay:Albert Hackett, Novel:Edward Streeter,
1h 33m

[Comedy; Romance]
Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor, Billie Burke, Leo G. Carroll, Moroni Olsen,
 
The father of a young woman deals with the emotional pain of her getting married, along with the financial and organizational trouble of arranging the wedding.
***With a terrific script, great performances from Spencer Tracy and Elizabeth Taylor, and assured direction from Vincent Minnelli, Father of the Bride endures as a sparkling comedy of its era.
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You're invited . . . to a hilarious wedding !
  



Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

 Terry Gilliam Screenplay:Terry Gilliam, Author:Hunter S. Thompson, Screenplay:Tony Grisoni, Screenplay:Tod Davies, Screenplay:Alex Cox,
1h 58m

[Comedy]
Johnny Depp, Benicio del Toro, Tobey Maguire, Christina Ricci, Ellen Barkin, Gary Busey, Cameron Diaz,
 
An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.
***Visually creative, but also aimless, repetitve, and devoid of character development.
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Buy the ticket, take the ride.
  



Fear in the Night (1947)

 Maxwell Shane Writer:Maxwell Shane, Story:Cornell Woolrich,
1h 11m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Paul Kelly, DeForest Kelley, Ann Doran, Kay Scott, Charles Victor, Robert Emmett Keane, Jeff York,
 
A man dreams he committed murder, then begins to suspect it was real.
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Fire Over England (1937)

 William K. Howard Novel:A.E.W. Mason, Screenplay:Clemence Dane, Screenplay:Sergei Nolbandov,
1h 29m

[Adventure; History; Romance]
Flora Robson, Raymond Massey, Leslie Banks, Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Morton Selten, Tamara Desni,
 
Queen Elizabeth is running this show. The men in her court should be thinking about how to add to the glory of the Elizabethan Age and how to foil those pesky Spanish who got far too much ...
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. . . A truly brilliant producer brings you a thrilling tale of love and danger that will live in your memory as long as there is romance in your heart !
  



Fires on the Plain (1959)

 Kon Ichikawa Writer:Natto Wada, Novel:Shohei Ooka,
1h 44m

[Drama; War]
Eiji Funakoshi, Osamu Takizawa, Mickey Curtis, Mantarô Ushio, Kyû Sazanka, Yoshihiro Hamaguchi,
 
In the closing days of WWII remnants of the Japanese army in Leyte are abandoned by their command and face certain starvation.
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A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

 Sergio Leone Screenplay:Víctor Andrés Catena, Screenplay:Jaime Comas Gil, Screenplay:Sergio Leone,
1h 40m

[Action; Drama; Western]
Clint Eastwood, Marianne Koch, Wolfgang Lukschy, José Calvo, Gian Maria Volonté, Sieghardt Rupp, Antonio Prieto,
 
A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge.
***With Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo as his template, Sergio Leone's A Fistful of Dollars helped define a new era for the Western and usher in its most iconic star, Clint Eastwood.
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In his own way he is perhaps, the most dangerous man who ever lived!

  



Fists in the Pocket (1965)

 Marco Bellocchio Writer:Marco Bellocchio,
1h 49m

[Drama]
Lou Castel, Paola Pitagora, Marino Masé, Liliana Gerace, Stefania Troglio, Jeannie McNeil, Mauro Martini,
 
A young man takes drastic measures to rid his dysfunctional family of its various afflictions.
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Five Graves to Cairo (1943)

 Billy Wilder Screenplay:Charles Brackett, Screenplay:Billy Wilder, Story:Lajos Biró,
1h 32m

[Thriller; War]
Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff, Erich von Stroheim, Peter van Eyck, Fortunio Bonanova,
 
During World War 2, an undercover British soldier tries get word to the Allies that the Germans have tons of supplies buried in 5 excavations across Egypt.
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Did a Woman Start the Rout of Rommel?
  



The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)

 Robert Aldrich Screenplay:Lukas Heller, Novel:Trevor Dudley Smith,
2h 16m

[Adventure; Drama]
James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch, Hardy Krüger, Ernest Borgnine, Ian Bannen, Ronald Fraser,
 
After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage.
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Theirs was the triumph - yours, the excitement!
  



Floating Weeds (1959)

 Yasujirō Ozu Screenplay:Kôgo Noda, Screenplay:Yasujirō Ozu,
2h 2m

[Drama; Foreign]
Ganjiro Nakamura, Machiko Kyô, Ayako Wakao, Haruko Sugimura, Chishû Ryû, Kôji Mitsui, Haruo Tanaka,
 
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Fly-By-Night (1942)

 Robert Siodmak Writer:Jay Dratler, Writer:F. Hugh Herbert,
1h 12m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Thriller]
Richard Carlson, Nancy Kelly, Albert Bassermann, Miles Mander, Edward Gargan, Adrian Morris, Martin Kosleck,
 
After being charged with the murder of a scientist, a young doctor must track down a Nazi spy ring to clear his name.
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For A Few Dollars More (1965)

 Sergio Leone Screenplay:Sergio Leone, Screenplay:Fulvio Morsella, Screenplay:Luciano Vincenzoni,
2h 12m

[Western]
Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volonté, Klaus Kinski, Mara Krupp, Luigi Pistilli, Joseph Egger,
 
Two bounty hunters with the same intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw.
***With Clint Eastwood in the lead, Ennio Morricone on the score, and Sergio Leone's stylish direction, For a Few Dollars More earns its recognition as a genre classic.
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The man with no name is back... The man in black is waiting... a walking arsenal - he uncoils, strikes and kills!

  



Forbidden Games (1952)

 René Clément Novel:François Boyer, Dialogue:Pierre Bost, Dialogue:Jean Aurenche, Screenplay:René Clément,
1h 26m

[Drama; War]
Brigitte Fossey, Georges Poujouly, Amédée, Laurence Badie, Suzanne Courtal, Lucien Hubert, Madeleine Barbulée,
 
A young French girl orphaned in a Nazi air attack is befriended by the son of a poor farmer, and together they try to come to terms with the realities of death.
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War...and how it affects the lives of our children
  



Forbidden Planet (1956)

 Fred M. Wilcox Screenplay:Cyril Hume,
1h 39m

[Action; Adventure; Family]
Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens, Jack Kelly, Richard Anderson, Earl Holliman,
 
A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has.
***Shakespeare gets the deluxe space treatment in Forbidden Planet, an adaptation of The Tempest with impressive sets and seamless special effects.
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Earthmen on a fabulous, peril-journey into outer space!
  



Force of Evil (1948)

 Abraham Polonsky Screenplay:Abraham Polonsky, Screenplay:Ira Wolfert,
1h 19m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Drama]
John Garfield, Thomas Gomez, Marie Windsor, Howland Chamberlain, Roy Roberts, Paul Fix, Barry Kelley,
 
An unethical lawyer, with an older brother he wants to help, becomes a partner with a client in the numbers racket.
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A Foreign Affair (1948)

 Billy Wilder Screenplay:Charles Brackett, Screenplay:Billy Wilder, Screenplay:Richard L. Breen, Original Story:David Shaw, Adaptation:Robert Harari,
1h 52m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund, Millard Mitchell, Peter von Zerneck, Stanley Prager, William Murphy,
 
In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi cafe singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.
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Foreign Correspondent (1940)

 Alfred Hitchcock Screenplay:Charles Bennett, Screenplay:Joan Harrison, Dialogue:James Hilton, Dialogue:Robert Benchley,
2h 1m

[Romance; Thriller; War]
Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders, Albert Bassermann, Robert Benchley, Edmund Gwenn,
 
On the eve of WWII, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.
***Alfred Hitchcock's Foreign Correspondent features a winning combination of international intrigue, comic relief, and some of the legendary director's most memorable set pieces.
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The thrill spectacle of the year!
  



Fort Apache (1948)

 John Ford Screenplay:Frank S. Nugent, Story:James Warner Bellah,
2h 8m

[Western]
John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Pedro Armendáriz, Ward Bond, George O'Brien, Victor McLaglen,
 
At Fort Apache, an honorable and veteran war captain finds conflict when his regime is placed under the command of a young, glory hungry lieutenant colonel with no respect for the local Indian tribe.
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John Ford's Masterpiece of the Frontier! The first installment of John Ford's Cavalry Trilogy.

  



Forty Guns (1957)

 Samuel Fuller Screenplay:Samuel Fuller,
1h 20m

[Western]
Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan, Dean Jagger, John Ericson, Gene Barry, Robert Dix, Jidge Carroll,
 
Showdown in Arizona between the Bonnell brothers, U.S.Marshals, and Jessica Drummond, the iron-fist rancher who controls the territory.
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The Four Feathers (1939)

 Zoltan Korda Screenplay:R.C. Sherriff, Novel:A.E.W. Mason,
1h 55m

[Adventure; Drama; Romance]
John Laurie, John Clements, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez, Allan Jeayes, Jack Allen, Donald Gray,
 
A British army officer who resigns his commission on the eve of his unit's embarkation to a mission against Egyptian rebels seeks to redeem his cowardice by secretly aiding his former ...
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See...The Dreaded Dervishes! - Kipling's Famous FUZZY WUZZIES!
  



Frenzy (1972)

 Alfred Hitchcock Author:Arthur La Bern, Screenplay:Anthony Shaffer,
1h 56m

[Thriller]
Jon Finch, Alec McCowen, Barry Foster, Billie Whitelaw, Anna Massey, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Bernard Cribbins,
 
A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.
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Just an ordinary necktie used with a deadly new twist.
  



From Here to Eternity (1953)

 Fred Zinnemann Novel:James Jones, Screenplay:Daniel Taradash,
1h 58m

[Drama; Romance; War]
Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed, Frank Sinatra, Ernest Borgnine, Philip Ober,
 
In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.
***It has perhaps aged poorly, but this languidly paced WWII romance remains an iconic, well-acted film, featuring particularly strong performances from Burt Lancaster and Montgomery Clift.
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Pouring out of impassioned pages...brawling their way to greatness on the screen!
  



The Front Page (1931)

 Lewis Milestone Writer:Ben Hecht,
1h 40m

[Comedy]
Pat O'Brien, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Brian, Edward Everett Horton, Walter Catlett, George E. Stone,
 
Hildy Johnson, newspaper reporter, is engaged to Peggy Grant and planning to move to New York for a higher paying advertising job. The court press room is full of lame reporters who invent ...
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The Front Page (1974)

 Billy Wilder Theatre Play:Ben Hecht, Theatre Play:Charles MacArthur, Screenplay:Billy Wilder, Screenplay:I. A. L. Diamond,
1h 45m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon, Vincent Gardenia, David Wayne, Allen Garfield, Austin Pendleton,
 
As a tabloid newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, an escaped death row convict shows up at the office trying to convey his innocence.
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Fury (1936)

 Fritz Lang Story:Norman Krasna, Screenplay:Bartlett Cormack, Screenplay:Fritz Lang,
1h 33m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel, Bruce Cabot, Edward Ellis, Walter Brennan, Frank Albertson,
 
When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder.
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TWO LOVERS...VICTIMS OF MOB VIOLENCE!
  



Gallipoli (1981)

 Peter Weir Screenplay:David Williamson, Novel:Ernest Raymond, Story:Peter Weir,
1h 52m

[Adventure; Drama; History]
Mel Gibson, Mark Lee, Bill Kerr, Gerda Nicolson, Harold Hopkins, Bill Hunter, Charles Lathalu Yunipingu,
 
Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.
***Peter Weir's devastating anti-war film features a low-key but emotionally wrenching performance from Mel Gibson as a young soldier fighting in one of World War I's most deadly and horrifying battles.
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From a place you never heard of...a story you'll never forget.
  



Gaslight (1940)

 Thorold Dickinson Theatre Play:Patrick Hamilton, Screenplay:A.R. Rawlinson, Screenplay:Bridget Boland,
1h 24m

[Thriller]
Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Frank Pettingell, Cathleen Cordell, Robert Newton, Jimmy Hanley, Minnie Rayner,
 
Twenty years after the murder of Alice Barlow, her house is finally occupied again. However, the husband of the couple who have moved in has a secret which he will do anything to keep hidden.
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Gaslight (1944)

 George Cukor Screenplay:John Van Druten, Screenplay:Walter Reisch, Screenplay:John L. Balderston, Theatre Play:Patrick Hamilton,
1h 49m

[Crime; Drama; Mystery]
Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty, Angela Lansbury, Barbara Everest, Tom Stevenson,
 
Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret that he will do anything to protect, even if it means driving his wife insane.
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Strange drama of a captive sweetheart!
  



Gattaca (1997)

 Andrew Niccol Screenplay:Andrew Niccol,
1h 46m

[Drama; Sci-Fi; Thriller]
Ethan Hawke, Jude Law, Gore Vidal, Uma Thurman, Alan Arkin, Xander Berkeley,
 
A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.
***Intelligent and scientifically provocative, Gattaca is an absorbing sci fi drama that poses important interesting ethical questions about the nature of science.
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There is no gene for the human spirit.
  



The General (1926)

 Buster Keaton Screenplay:Clyde Bruckman, Screenplay:Buster Keaton,
1h 19m

[Action; Adventure; Comedy]
Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley, Frederick Vroom, Charles Henry Smith, Frank Barnes,
 
When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.
***Brilliantly filmed and fueled with classic physical comedy, The General captures Buster Keaton at his timeless best.
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Gentleman's Agreement (1947)

 Elia Kazan Screenplay:Moss Hart, Novel:Laura Z. Hobson,
1h 58m

[Drama]
Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield, Celeste Holm, Anne Revere, June Havoc, Albert Dekker,
 
A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.
***It occasionally fails to live up to its subject matter -- and is perhaps an 'important' film more than a 'great' one -- but the performances from Gregory Peck and Dorothy McGuire are superb.
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Gertrud (1964)

 Carl Th. Dreyer Writer:Carl Th. Dreyer, Author:Hjalmar Söderberg,
1h 56m

[Drama]
Axel Strøbye, Nina Pens Rode, Bendt Rothe,
 
In the elegant world of artists and musicians, Gertrud ends her marriage to Gustav and takes a lover, the composer Erland Jansson
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The Ghost and Mrs Muir (1947)

 Joseph L. Mankiewicz Screenplay:Philip Dunne, Novel:R.A. Dick,
1h 44m

[Drama; Fantasy; Mystery]
Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Edna Best, Vanessa Brown, Anna Lee, Robert Coote,
 
In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted...and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.
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THE SPIRIT... so willing! THE FLESH... so weak! THE ROMANCE... so wonderful!
  



Gilda (1946)

 Charles Vidor Screenplay:Marion Parsonnet, Adaptation:Jo Eisinger, Story:E.A. Ellington,
1h 50m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Romance]
Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, Joseph Calleia, George Macready, Steven Geray, Joe Sawyer, Gerald Mohr,
 
Johnny Farrell is a gambling cheat who turns straight to work for an unsettling casino owner Ballin Mundson. But things take a turn for Johnny as his alluring ex-lover appears as Mundson's wife, and Mundson's machinations begin to unravel.
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There NEVER was a woman like Gilda!

  



The Godfather (1972)

 Francis Ford Coppola Screenplay:Mario Puzo, Screenplay:Francis Ford Coppola,
2h 57m

[Crime; Drama]
Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley,
 
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
***One of Hollywood's greatest critical and commercial successes, The Godfather gets everything right; not only did the movie transcend expectations, it established new benchmarks for American cinema.
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An offer you can't refuse.

  



The Godfather 2 (1974)

 Francis Ford Coppola Novel:Mario Puzo, Screenplay:Francis Ford Coppola,
3h 22m

[Drama; Crime]
Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, John Cazale, Talia Shire, Lee Strasberg,
 
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I don't feel I have to wipe everybody out, Tom. Just my enemies.

  



The Gold Rush (1925)

 Charles Chaplin Screenplay:Charles Chaplin,
1h 12m

[Adventure; Comedy; Drama]
Charles Chaplin, Georgia Hale, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman, Malcolm Waite,
 
A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more.
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The World's Greatest Laughing Picture!
  



The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

 Sergio Leone Screenplay:Luciano Vincenzoni, Screenplay:Sergio Leone, Screenplay:Agenore Incrocci, Screenplay:Furio Scarpelli,
2h 59m

[Western]
Eli Wallach, Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffrè, Luigi Pistilli, Rada Rassimov, John Bartha,
 
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
***Arguably the greatest of the spaghetti westerns, this epic features a compelling story, memorable performances, breathtaking landscapes, and a haunting score.
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For three men the Civil War wasn't hell. It was practice.

  



Goodbye Mr Chips (1939)

 Sam Wood Screenplay:R.C. Sherriff, Screenplay:Claudine West, Novel:James Hilton,
1h 54m

[Drama; Romance]
Robert Donat, Greer Garson, Terry Kilburn, John Mills, Paul Henreid, Judith Furse, Lyn Harding,
 
An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades.
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At The Top Of The Year's
  



Grand Illusion (1937)

 Jean Renoir Screenplay:Jean Renoir, Dialogue:Charles Spaak,
1h 54m

[Drama; History; War]
Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim, Georges Péclet, Werner Florian,
 
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A Great Drama of Human Emotions
  



The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

 John Ford Author:John Steinbeck, Screenplay:Nunnally Johnson,
2h 9m

[Drama]
Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin, Dorris Bowdon, Russell Simpson, O. Z. Whitehead,
 
A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
***A potent drama that is as socially important today as when it was made, The Grapes of Wrath is affecting, moving, and deservedly considered an American classic.
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The most discussed book in years - now comes to the screen to become the most discussed picture in ages
  



The Great Dictator (1940)

 Charles Chaplin Screenplay:Charles Chaplin,
2h 5m

[Comedy; Drama; War]
Charles Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner, Henry Daniell, Billy Gilbert, Paul Weigel,
 
Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.
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Once again - the whole world laughs!
  



The Great Escape (1963)

 John Sturges Screenplay:James Clavell, Novel:Paul Brickhill, Screenplay:W.R. Burnett,
2h 52m

[Adventure; Drama; History]
Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, James Coburn,
 
Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.
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Put a fence in front of these men...and they'll climb it...
  



Great Expectations (1946)

 David Lean Novel:Charles Dickens, Screenplay:David Lean, Screenplay:Ronald Neame, Screenplay:Anthony Havelock-Allan, Screenplay:Kay Walsh, Screenplay:Cecil McGivern,
1h 53m

[Drama; Romance]
John Mills, Anthony Wager, Valerie Hobson, Jean Simmons, Bernard Miles, Francis L. Sullivan, Finlay Currie,
 
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.
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From the Vivid Pages of Charles Dickens' Masterpiece !
  



The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)

 Francis D. Lyon Writer:Lawrence Edward Watkin,
1h 28m

[Action; Adventure; Family]
Fess Parker, Jeffrey Hunter, Jeff York, John Lupton, Eddie Firestone, Kenneth Tobey, Don Megowan,
 
During the Civil War Union spy Andrews and his men volunteer to steal a Confederate train and drive it to Union territory while destroying the Confederate railway system along the way.
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A true-life spy story of ultimate suspense. High speed and inconceivable bravery!
  



Greed (1924)

 Erich von Stroheim Screenplay:Erich von Stroheim, Screenplay:June Mathis, Novel:Frank Norris,
4h 0m

[Drama; Thriller]
ZaSu Pitts, Gibson Gowland, Jean Hersholt, Dale Fuller, Tempe Pigott, Sylvia Ashton, Chester Conklin,
 
The sudden fortune won from a lottery fans such destructive greed that it ruins the lives of the three people involved.
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The Green Glove (1952)

 Rudolph Maté Screenplay:Charles Bennett,
1h 29m

[Crime; Drama; Mystery]
 
An ex-soldier and his new girlfriend comb France for a valuable relic...which others are willing to kill for.
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In this deadly game... he could lose only once!
  



Green for Danger (1946)

 Sidney Gilliat Novel:Christianna Brand, Screenplay:Sidney Gilliat, Screenplay:Claude Guerney,
1h 32m

[Crime; Mystery; Thriller]
Leo Genn, Alastair Sim, Trevor Howard, Sally Gray, Rosamund John, Judy Campbell, Megs Jenkins,
 
After the nurse who declares that a recent surgical death was a murder dies also, an enigmatic Scotland Yard inspector arrives to investigate.
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Murder... weapon or clue?

  



The Grey Fox (1982)

 Phillip Borsos Writer:John Hunter,
1h 32m

[Biography; Drama; Western]
Richard Farnsworth,
 
When an aging, but gentlemanly stagecoach robber is released from prison, he decides to go to Canada to become a train robber.
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Gullivers Travels (1939)

 Dave Fleischer Writer:Jonathan Swift, Writer:Edmond Seward,
1h 13m

[Animation; Adventure; Family]
Lanny Ross, Sam Parker, Pinto Colvig, Jack Mercer, Cal Howard, Tedd Pierce,
 
Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally-miniscule rival, Blefiscu, as well as smooth the way for the romance between the ...
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The Amazing Characters in Jonathan Swift's Immortal Fantasy Come To Life !
  



Gun Crazy (1950)

 Joseph H. Lewis Screenplay:MacKinlay Kantor, Screenplay:Dalton Trumbo, Screenplay:Millard Kaufman,
1h 27m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Peggy Cummins, John Dall, Berry Kroeger, Morris Carnovsky, Anabel Shaw, Harry Lewis, Nedrick Young,
 
A well meaning crack shot husband is pressured by his beautiful marksman wife to go on an interstate robbery spree, where he finds out just how depraved and deadly she really is.
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THRILL CRAZY... KILL CRAZY...

  



The Gunfighter (1950)

 Henry King Screenplay:William Bowers, Screenplay:William Sellers, Story:André De Toth,
1h 25m

[Drama; Western]
Gregory Peck, Helen Westcott, Millard Mitchell, Jean Parker, Karl Malden, Skip Homeier, Anthony Ross,
 
Notorious gunfighter Jimmy Ringo rides into town to find his true love, who doesn't want to see him. He hasn't come looking for trouble, but trouble finds him around every corner.
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RINGO WAS HIS NAME! THE CHALLENGE OF EVERY OUTLAW GUNMAN! THE NOTORIOUS SELF-DEFENSE KILLER!

  



The Guns of Navarone (1961)

 Alexander Mackendrick Novel:Alistair MacLean, Screenplay:Carl Foreman,
2h 36m

[Action; Adventure; Drama]
Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn, Stanley Baker, Anthony Quayle, James Darren, Irene Papas,
 
A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel.
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The Greatest High Adventure Ever Filmed!
  



Halloween (1978)

 John Carpenter Screenplay:Debra Hill, Screenplay:John Carpenter,
1h 31m

[Horror; Thriller]
Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Nancy Kyes, P.J. Soles, Charles Cyphers, Kyle Richards, Brian Andrews,
 
On Halloween night of 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill.
***Scary, suspenseful, and viscerally thrilling, Halloween set the standard for modern horror films.
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The Night HE Came Home!
  



Harakiri (1962)

 Masaki Kobayashi Screenplay:Shinobu Hashimoto, Novel:Yasuhiko Takiguchi,
2h 13m

[Action; Drama; History]
Tatsuya Nakadai, Rentarô Mikuni, Shima Iwashita, Akira Ishihama, Tetsurô Tanba, Yoshio Inaba, Masao Mishima,
 
An elder ronin samurai arrives at a feudal lord's home and requests an honorable place to commit suicide. But when the ronin inquires about a younger samurai who arrived before him things take an unexpected turn.
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A Gem of Japanese Cinema
  



The Harder They Fall (1956)

 Mark Robson Novel:Budd Schulberg, Screenplay:Philip Yordan,
1h 49m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Sport]
Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Mike Lane, Max Baer, Jersey Joe Walcott, Edward Andrews,
 
Down-on-his-luck ex-sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by shady fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his latest find, an unknown but easily exploitable phenom from Argentina.
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No Punches Pulled! If you thought On The Waterfront hit hard... wait till you see this one!
  



Harvey (1950)

 Henry Koster Theatre Play:Mary Chase, Screenplay:Oscar Brodney, Screenplay:Myles Connolly,
1h 44m

[Comedy; Drama]
James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Peggy Dow, Charles Drake, Cecil Kellaway, Victoria Horne, Jesse White,
 
Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six-foot rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.
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The Wonderful Pulitzer Prize Play... becomes one of the Great Motion Pictures of our Time!
  



The Haunting (1963)

 Robert Wise Novel:Shirley Jackson, Screenplay:Nelson Gidding,
1h 52m

[Horror]
Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn, Fay Compton, Rosalie Crutchley, Lois Maxwell,
 
A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind.
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You may not believe in ghosts but you cannot deny terror
  



He Walked by Night (1948)

 Anthony Mann Story:Crane Wilbur, Screenplay:John C. Higgins,
1h 19m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Thriller]
Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Roy Roberts, Whit Bissell, James Cardwell, Jack Webb, Reed Hadley,
 
This film-noir piece, told in semi-documentary style, follows police on the hunt for a resourceful criminal who shoots and kills a cop.
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Savage TRUTH! Stronger than Fiction!

  



Heat and Dust (1983)

 James Ivory 
2h 5m

[Drama; Romance]
Greta Scacchi,
 
Anne is investigating the life of her grand-aunt Olivia, whose destiny has always been shrouded with scandal. The search leads back to the early 1920s, when Olivia, recently married to ...
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Heaven Can Wait (1943)

 Ernst Lubitsch Screenplay:Samson Raphaelson, Theatre Play:Leslie Bush-Fekete,
1h 52m

[Comedy; Drama; Fantasy]
Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main, Laird Cregar, Spring Byington, Allyn Joslyn,
 
An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.
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He believed in Love . . . Honor . . . and Obey - That Impulse!
  



The Heiress (1949)

 William Wyler Novel:Henry James, Theatre Play:Augustus Goetz, Screenplay:Ruth Goetz,
1h 50m

[Drama; Romance]
Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson, Miriam Hopkins, Vanessa Brown, Mona Freeman, Ray Collins,
 
A young naive woman falls for a handsome young man who her emotionally abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter.
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Here Comes Mr Jordan (1941)

 Alexander Hall Screenplay:Sidney Buchman, Screenplay:Seton I. Miller, Theatre Play:Harry Segall,
1h 34m

[Fantasy; Comedy; Romance]
Robert Montgomery, Evelyn Keyes, Claude Rains, Rita Johnson, Edward Everett Horton, James Gleason, John Emery,
 
Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy.
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A picture different from anything ever screened before!
  



The Hidden Fortress (1958)

 Akira Kurosawa Writer:Ryûzô Kikushima, Writer:Hideo Oguni, Writer:Shinobu Hashimoto, Writer:Akira Kurosawa, Screenplay:Akira Kurosawa,
2h 19m

[Adventure; Drama]
Toshirō Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Misa Uehara, Kamatari Fujiwara, Susumu Fujita, Eiko Miyoshi,
 
Lured by gold, two greedy peasants escort a man and woman across enemy lines. However, they do not realize that their companions are actually a princess and her general.
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High Noon (1952)

 Fred Zinnemann Screenplay:Carl Foreman, Author:John W. Cunningham,
1h 25m

[Drama; Thriller; Western]
Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges, Katy Jurado, Otto Kruger, Lon Chaney Jr.,
 
A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.
***A classic of the Western genre that broke with many of the traditions at the time, High Noon endures -- in no small part thanks to Gary Cooper's defiant, Oscar-winning performance.
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The story of a man who was too proud to run.

  



High Plains Drifter (1973)

 Clint Eastwood Screenplay:Ernest Tidyman, Screenplay:Dean Riesner,
1h 45m

[Western]
Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill, Mitchell Ryan, Jack Ging, Stefan Gierasch, Ted Hartley,
 
A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago and is hired to bring the townsfolk together in an attempt to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
***Clint Eastwood's sophomore outing as director sees him back in the saddle as a mysterious stranger, as the result is one of his most memorable Westerns.
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Welcome to Hell

  



High Sierra (1941)

 Raoul Walsh Screenplay:W.R. Burnett, Screenplay:John Huston,
1h 36m

[Adventure; Crime; Drama]
Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Curtis, Arthur Kennedy, Joan Leslie, Henry Hull, Henry Travers,
 
After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a California resort.
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The blazing mountain manhunt for Killer Mad-Dog Earle!
  



High and Low (1963)

 Akira Kurosawa Screenplay:Akira Kurosawa, Screenplay:Hideo Oguni, Screenplay:Ryûzô Kikushima, Screenplay:Eijirô Hisaita, Novel:Evan Hunter,
2h 24m

[Crime; Drama; Mystery]
Toshirō Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi, Isao Kimura, Kenjiro Ishiyama, Takeshi Katô,
 
An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.
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Intense and Highly Entertaining
  



The Hill (1965)

 Sidney Lumet Screenplay:Ray Rigby, Theatre Play:R.S. Allen,
2h 3m

[Drama; War]
Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Alfred Lynch, Ossie Davis, Roy Kinnear, Jack Watson,
 
In a North African military prison during World War II, five new prisoners struggle to survive in the face of brutal punishment and sadistic guards.
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They went up like men! They came down like animals!
  



His Girl Friday (1940)

 Howard Hawks Theatre Play:Ben Hecht, Theatre Play:Charles MacArthur, Screenplay:Charles Lederer,
1h 32m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart, Porter Hall, Cliff Edwards, Clarence Kolb,
 
A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
***Anchored by stellar performances from Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell, His Girl Friday is a classic screwball romantic comedy.
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She learned about men from him!
  



The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

 Ida Lupino Screenplay:Collier Young, Screenplay:Ida Lupino, Adaptation:Robert L. Joseph,
1h 11m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Thriller]
Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy, William Talman, José Torvay, Sam Hayes, Wendell Niles, Jean Del Val,
 
Two fishermen pick up a psychotic escaped convict who tells them that he intends to murder them when the ride is over.
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When was the last time you invited death into your car?
  



Hobsons Choice (1954)

 David Lean 
1h 48m

[Comedy; Drama]
Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda De Banzie, Daphne Anderson, Prunella Scales, Richard Wattis,
 
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Hopscotch (1980)

 Ronald Neame Screenplay:Brian Garfield, Screenplay:Bryan Forbes,
1h 46m

[Adventure; Comedy]
Walter Matthau, Sam Waterston, Herbert Lom, Ned Beatty, Glenda Jackson,
 
Grounded with a desk job by incompetent superiors, a clever CIA agent retires and writes a tell all memoir that will embarrass his bosses, prompting him to go on the run and elude them.
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The most dangerous man in the world. He's about to expose the CIA, the FBI, the KGB...and himself.
  



House on Haunted Hill (1959)

 William Castle Screenplay:Robb White,
1h 15m

[Horror]
Vincent Price, Carolyn Craig, Richard Long, Elisha Cook Jr., Carol Ohmart, Alan Marshal, Julie Mitchum,
 
A millionaire offers ten thousand dollars to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with he and his wife.
***Campy by modern standards but spooky and atmospheric, House on Haunted Hill is a fun, well-executed cult classic featuring a memorable performance from genre icon Vincent Price.
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Consult your doctor! Bring your seat belts!
  



How Green Was My Valley (1941)

 John Ford Screenplay:Philip Dunne, Novel:Richard Llewellyn,
1h 59m

[Drama; Family]
Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Anna Lee, Donald Crisp, Roddy McDowall, John Loder, Sara Allgood,
 
At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.
***Though it perhaps strays into overly maudlin territory, this working-class drama is saved by a solid cast and director John Ford's unmistakeable style.
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Millions Have Read This Great Novel... Millions more will see an even greater picture!
  



How The West Was Won (1962)

 Richard Thorpe Screenplay:James R. Webb, Screenplay:John Gay,
2h 45m

[Western]
Carroll Baker, Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, Carolyn Jones, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, George Peppard,
 
A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.
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It's here! The mightiest adventure ever filmed!

  



Hud (1963)

 Martin Ritt Writer:Irving Ravetch, Writer:Harriet Frank Jr., Novel:Larry McMurtry,
1h 52m

[Drama]
Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal, Brandon De Wilde, Whit Bissell, Crahan Denton, John Ashley,
 
Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for the ...
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The man with the barbed-wire soul.
  



The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

 William Dieterle Novel:Victor Hugo, Screenplay:Sonya Levien, Adaptation:Bruno Frank,
1h 57m

[Drama; Horror; Romance]
Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke, Thomas Mitchell, Maureen O'Hara, Edmond O'Brien, Alan Marshal, Walter Hampden,
 
In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.
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Impact! Power! Fire! Pathos! Drama!
  



The Hunt For Red October (1990)

 John McTiernan Novel:Tom Clancy, Screenplay:Larry Ferguson, Screenplay:Donald Stewart,
2h 15m

[Action; Adventure; Thriller]
Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill, James Earl Jones, Joss Ackland, Richard Jordan,
 
In 1984, the USSR's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect, or to start a war?
***Perfectly cast and packed with suspense, The Hunt for Red October is an old-fashioned submarine thriller with plenty of firepower to spare.
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Invisible. Silent. Stolen.

  



I Am Cuba (1964)

 Mikhail Kalatozov Writer:Enrique Pineda Barnet, Writer:Yevgeni Yevtushenko,
2h 20m

[Drama; Music; War]
Sergio Corrieri, Luz María Collazo, José Gallardo, Jean Bouise, Raúl García, Celia Rodriguez, Luisa María Jiménez Rodríquez,
 
This study of Cuba--partially written by renowned poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko--captures the island just before it made the transition to a post-revolutionary society. Moving from city to ...
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I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)

 Mervyn LeRoy Story:Robert E. Burns, Screenplay:Howard J. Green, Screenplay:Brown Holmes, Screenplay:Sheridan Gibney,
1h 33m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell, Helen Vinson, Noel Francis, Preston Foster, Allen Jenkins, Berton Churchill,
 
Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him.
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Six sticks of dynamite that blasted his way to freedom... and awoke America's conscience!
  



I Conquer The Sea (1936)

 Victor Halperin 
1h 7m

[Drama]
Steffi Duna, Dennis Morgan, Douglas Walton, George Cleveland, E. Alyn Warren, Anna De Linsky, Johnnie Pirrone Jr.,
 
N/A
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I Cover The Waterfront (1933)

 James Cruze 
1h 12m

[Drama; Romance]
Ben Lyon, Claudette Colbert, Ernest Torrence, Hobart Cavanaugh,
 
An investigative reporter romances a suspected smuggler's daughter.
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I Know Where I'm Going (1945)

 Emeric Pressburger Writer:Michael Powell, Writer:Emeric Pressburger,
1h 32m

[Drama; Romance]
Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, Pamela Brown, Finlay Currie, George Carney, Nancy Price, Catherine Lacey,
 
Joan Webster is an ambitious and stubborn middle-class English woman determined to move forward since her childhood. She meets her father in a fancy restaurant to tell him that she will ...
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I Married A Witch (1942)

 René Clair Screenplay:Robert Pirosh, Screenplay:Marc Connelly, Story:Thorne Smith,
1h 17m

[Comedy; Fantasy; Romance]
Fredric March, Veronica Lake, Robert Benchley, Susan Hayward, Cecil Kellaway,
 
A beautiful 17th-century witch returns to life to plague politician Wallace Wooley, descendant of her persecutor.
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She was a beautiful witch...but she done him wrong!
  



I Remember Mama (1948)

 George Stevens Screenplay:DeWitt Bodeen, Adaptation:John Van Druten,
2h 14m

[Drama; Family]
Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn, Cedric Hardwicke, Edgar Bergen, Rudy Vallée,
 
The ups and downs of a Norwegian immigrant family, circa 1910.
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You'll just love...MAMA!
  



The Idle Class (1921)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Charles Chaplin,
0h 25m

[Comedy; Short]
 
A tramp sneaks into a upper class golf resort. The tramp meets a rich woman who is having an argument with her drunken husband. Complications arise when she mistakes the tramp for her husband.
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Ikiru (1952)

 Akira Kurosawa Screenplay:Shinobu Hashimoto, Screenplay:Akira Kurosawa,
2h 23m

[Drama]
Takashi Shimura, Haruo Tanaka, Nobuo Kaneko, Bokuzen Hidari, Miki Odagiri, Shin'ichi Himori, Minoru Chiaki,
 
A bureaucrat tries to find a meaning in his life after he discovers he has terminal cancer.
***Ikiru is a well-acted and deeply moving humanist tale about a man facing his own mortality, one of legendary director Akira Kurosawa's most intimate films.
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Imitation of Life (1959)

 Douglas Sirk Screenplay:Eleanore Griffin, Screenplay:Allan Scott,
2h 5m

[Drama; Romance]
Lana Turner, Juanita Moore, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner, Robert Alda, Dan O'Herlihy,
 
A struggling young actress with a six-year-old daughter sets up housekeeping with a homeless black widow and her light-skinned eight-year-old daughter who rejects her mother by trying to pass for white.
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The Immigrant (1917)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Vincent Bryan, Writer:Charles Chaplin, Writer:Maverick Terrell,
0h 25m

[Comedy; Drama; Short]
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Albert Austin, Henry Bergman, Kitty Bradbury, Frank J. Coleman,
 
Charlie is an immigrant who endures a challenging voyage and gets into trouble as soon as he arrives in America.
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The Tramp arrives in New York
  



The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)

 Anthony Asquith 
1h 36m

[Comedy; Drama]
Michael Redgrave, Michael Denison, Edith Evans, Joan Greenwood, Dorothy Tutin, Margaret Rutherford, Miles Malleson,
 
Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff are two men that are both pretending to be someone they are not.
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They don't come any wilder than Oscar Wilde's classic comedy of manners, morals and morality!
  



The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

 Oliver Parker Theatre Play:Oscar Wilde, Screenplay:Oliver Parker,
1h 34m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Frances O'Connor, Anna Massey,
 
In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym (Ernest) for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues.
***Oliver Parker's adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic play is breezy entertainment, helped by an impressive cast, but it also suffers from some peculiar directorial choices that ultimately dampen the film's impact.
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Everybody Loves Ernest... But Nobody's Quite Sure Who He Really Is.
  



In Cold Blood (1967)

 Richard Brooks Book:Truman Capote, Screenplay:Richard Brooks,
2h 14m

[Crime; Drama; History]
Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Jeff Corey, John Gallaudet,
 
After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.
***In Cold Blood is a classic docudrama with a fictional thriller's grip -- and a pair of terrific lead performances from Robert Blake and Scott Wilson.
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In The Heat Of The Night (1967)

 Norman Jewison Novel:John Ball, Screenplay:Stirling Silliphant,
1h 50m

[Crime; Drama; Mystery]
Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant, Larry Gates, James Patterson, William Schallert,
 
An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town.
***Tense, funny, and thought-provoking all at once, and lifted by strong performances from Sydney Poitier and Rod Steiger, director Norman Jewison's look at murder and racism in small-town America continues to resonate today.
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They got a murder on their hands. They don't know what to do with it.
  



In Which We Serve (1942)

 David Lean Writer:Noël Coward,
1h 55m

[Drama; War]
Noël Coward, Derek Elphinstone, Michael Wilding, John Mills, Robert Sansom, Philip Friend, Chimmo Branson,
 
This story of a ship, the British destroyer HMS Torrin, is told in flash backs by survivors as they cling to a life raft.
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You'll Never Forget...In Which We Serve

  



In a Lonely Place (1950)

 Nicholas Ray Adaptation:Dorothy B. Hughes, Screenplay:Andrew Solt, Adaptation:Edmund H. North,
1h 33m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Mystery]
Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, Frank Lovejoy, Carl Benton Reid, Art Smith, Jeff Donnell, Martha Stewart,
 
A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts...
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The Bogart suspense picture with the surprise finish -

  



In the Mood for Love (2000)

 Wong Kar-Wai Screenplay:Wong Kar-Wai,
1h 39m

[Drama; Romance]
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Maggie Cheung, Siu Ping-Lam, Rebecca Pan, Kelly Lai Chen, Man-Lei Chan,
 
Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs.
***This understated romance, featuring good performances by its leads, is both visually beautiful and emotionally moving.
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The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

 Jack Arnold Novel:Richard Matheson, Screenplay:Richard Alan Simmons,
1h 21m

[Drama; Sci-Fi; Thriller]
Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent, Paul Langton, Raymond Bailey, William Schallert, Frank J. Scannell,
 
When Scott Carey begins to shrink because of exposure to a combination of radiation and insecticide, medical science is powerless to help him.
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A fascinating adventure into the unknown!
  



The Innocents (1961)

 Jack Clayton Novel:Henry James, Screenplay:William Archibald, Screenplay:Truman Capote,
1h 40m

[Horror]
Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Michael Redgrave, Martin Stephens, Pamela Franklin, Clytie Jessop,
 
A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.
***Creepily atmospheric, The Innocents is a stylishly crafted, chilling British ghost tale with Deborah Kerr at her finest.
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Apparitions? Evils? Corruptions?
  



Intentions of Murder (aka Akai satsui) (1964)

 Shôhei Imamura Writer:Keiji Hasebe, Writer:Shôhei Imamura, Story:Shinji Fujiwara,
2h 30m

[Drama]
Masumi Harukawa, Kô Nishimura, Shigeru Tsuyuguchi, Yûko Kusunoki, Ranko Akagi,
 
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International House (1933)

 A. Edward Sutherland Screenplay:Francis Martin, Screenplay:Walter DeLeon,
1h 8m

[Comedy]
Peggy Hopkins Joyce, W.C. Fields, Rudy Vallée, Stuart Erwin, George Burns,
 
Assorted wacky characters converge on a Chinese hotel to bid on a new invention...television.
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Grand Hotel of comedy
  



Intolerance - Loves Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)

 D.W. Griffith Writer:Anita Loos, Texte:Anita Loos, Scenario Writer:D.W. Griffith,
2h 49m

[Drama]
Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, F.A. Turner, Sam De Grasse, Vera Lewis, Lillian Langdon,
 
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Invaders From Mars (1953)

 William Cameron Menzies Writer:John Tucker Battle, Writer:Richard Blake,
1h 20m

[Horror; Sci-Fi]
Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt, Leif Erickson, Hillary Brooke, Morris Ankrum, Max Wagner,
 
A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.
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NATURAL or SUPERNATURAL?
  



Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

 Don Siegel Screenplay:Daniel Mainwaring, Screenplay:Richard Collins, Novel:Jack Finney,
1h 21m

[Horror; Sci-Fi]
Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan, Carolyn Jones, Jean Willes, Ralph Dumke,
 
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.
***One of the best political allegories of the 1950s, Invasion of the Body Snatchers is an efficient, chilling blend of sci-fi and horror.
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... there was nothing to hold onto - except each other.
  



Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)

 Elio Petri Writer:Elio Petri, Writer:Ugo Pirro,
1h 56m

[Crime; Drama]
Gian Maria Volonté, Florinda Bolkan, Gianni Santuccio, Salvo Randone, Orazio Orlando, Sergio Tramonti, Arturo Dominici,
 
A chief of detectives, homicide section, kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
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The Invisible Man (1933)

 James Whale Screenplay:R.C. Sherriff, Screenplay:Preston Sturges, Screenplay:Philip Wylie, Novel:H.G. Wells,
1h 12m

[Horror; Sci-Fi]
Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Henry Travers, Una O'Connor, Forrester Harvey, Holmes Herbert,
 
A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane.
***James Whale's classic The Invisible Man features still-sharp special effects, loads of tension, a goofy sense of humor, and a memorable debut from Claude Rains.
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H.G. Well's Fantastic Sensation
  



Irma la Douce (1963)

 Billy Wilder Screenplay:Billy Wilder, Screenplay:I. A. L. Diamond, Author:Alexandre Breffort,
2h 17m

[Comedy; Romance]
Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Lou Jacobi, Cliff Osmond, Bruce Yarnell, Hope Holiday, Herschel Bernardi,
 
In Paris, an ex-cop falls in love with a prostitute, and tries to get her out of that life by paying for all of her time. Not so easy...
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A story of passion, bloodshed, desire and death... everything, in fact, that makes life worth living.
  



It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)

 Robert Hamer Writer:Henry Cornelius, Writer:Robert Hamer, Writer:Angus MacPhail, Novel:Arthur La Bern,
1h 32m

[Crime; Drama]
Googie Withers, Jack Warner, John McCallum, Edward Chapman, Susan Shaw, Patricia Plunkett, David Lines,
 
An escaped convict tries to hide out at his former lover's house but she has since married and is far from keen on the idea.
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The secrets of a street you know
  



It Happened One Night (1934)

 Frank Capra Screenplay:Robert Riskin, Author:Samuel Hopkins Adams,
1h 45m

[Comedy; Romance]
Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns, Jameson Thomas, Alan Hale, Arthur Hoyt,
 
A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story.
***Capturing its stars and director at their finest, It Happened One Night remains unsurpassed by the countless romantic comedies it has inspired.
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TOGETHER... for the first time
  



It's a Gift (1934)

 Norman Z. McLeod Writer:Jack Cunningham,
1h 8m

[Comedy]
W.C. Fields, Kathleen Howard, Jean Rouverol, Julian Madison, Tommy Bupp, Baby LeRoy, Tammany Young,
 
A henpecked New Jersey grocer makes plans to move to California to grow oranges, despite the resistance of his overbearing wife.
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Its A Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)

 Stanley Kramer Screenplay:William Rose, Screenplay:Tania Rose,
3h 18m

[Comedy; Adventure; Action; Crime]
Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Mickey Rooney, Moe Howard, Larry Fine,
 
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The biggest entertainment ever to rock the screen with laughter!
  



Its a Wonderful Life (1946)

 Frank Capra Original Story:Philip Van Doren Stern, Screenplay:Frances Goodrich, Screenplay:Albert Hackett, Screenplay:Frank Capra,
2h 11m

[Drama; Family; Fantasy]
James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Frank Faylen,
 
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It's a wonderful laugh! It's a wonderful love!
  



Ivan's Childhood (1962)

 Andrei Tarkovsky Writer:Vladimir Bogomolov, Writer:Mikhail Papava,
1h 35m

[Drama; War]
Nikolay Burlyaev, Valentin Zubkov, Nikolay Grinko, Yevgeni Zharikov, Irma Raush, Vakentina Malyavina, Stepan Krylov,
 
In WW2, twelve year old Soviet orphan Ivan Bondarev works for the Soviet army as a scout behind the German lines and strikes a friendship with three sympathetic Soviet officers.
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Ivanhoe (1952)

 Richard Thorpe Adaptation:Æneas MacKenzie, Screenplay:Noel Langley, Novel:Sir Walter Scott, Screenplay:Marguerite Roberts,
1h 42m

[Adventure; Drama; History]
Robert Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Emlyn Williams, Robert Douglas, Finlay Currie,
 
A knight seeks to free the captive King Richard and put him back on the throne.
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At Last on the Screen ! Biggest Spectacle since QUO VADIS!
  



Jamaica Inn (1939)

 Alfred Hitchcock Screenplay:Sidney Gilliat, Screenplay:Joan Harrison, Novel:Daphne Du Maurier,
1h 40m

[Adventure; Crime]
Charles Laughton, Horace Hodges, Hay Petrie, Frederick Piper, Herbert Lomas, Clare Greet, William Devlin,
 
In Cornwall, around 1800, a young woman discovers that she's living near a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecks for profit.
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The Jazz Singer (1927)

 Alan Crosland Author:Samson Raphaelson, Screenplay:Alfred A. Cohn,
1h 36m

[Drama; Music; Musical]
Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland, Eugenie Besserer, Otto Lederer, Richard Tucker, Robert Gordon,
 
The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.
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Je taime je taime (1968)

 Alain Resnais Author:Alain Resnais, Author:Jacques Sternberg,
1h 29m

[Science Fiction; Drama]
Claude Rich, Olga Georges-Picot, Anouk Ferjac, Van Doude, Claire Duhamel, Bernard Fresson, Irène Tunc,
 
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Johnny Guitar (1954)

 Nicholas Ray Writer:Nicholas Ray, Writer:Ben Maddow, Novel:Roy Chanslor, Screenplay:Philip Yordan,
1h 50m

[Drama; Western]
Joan Crawford, Mercedes McCambridge, Sterling Hayden, Ernest Borgnine, John Carradine, Scott Brady, Ward Bond,
 
A strong willed female saloon owner is wrongly suspected of murder and bank robbery by a lynch mob, when she helps a wounded gang member.
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Gun-Queen of the Arizona Frontier ! . . . and her kind of men !!!

  



Journey to Italy (aka Viaggio in Italia) (1954)

 Roberto Rossellini Screenplay:Vitaliano Brancati, Screenplay:Roberto Rossellini,
1h 26m

[Drama; Romance]
Ingrid Bergman, George Sanders, Jackie Frost, Maria Mauban, Anna Proclemer, Leslie Daniels, Natalia Ray,
 
Catherine and Alexander, wealthy and sophisticated, drive to Naples to dispose of a deceased uncle's villa. There's a coolness in their relationship and aspects of Naples add to the strain....
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Jubal (1956)

 Delmer Daves 
1h 41m

[Drama; Western]
Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Rod Steiger, Charles Bronson, Valerie French, Felicia Farr, Basil Ruysdael,
 
A new foreman rejects the sexual advances of a frustrated rancher's wife, which leads to conflicts that could get him killed.
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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

 Stanley Kramer Screenplay:Abby Mann,
2h 59m

[Drama; History; War]
Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich, Maximilian Schell, Judy Garland, Montgomery Clift,
 
In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.
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The event the world will never forget.
  



Jules and Jim (1961)

 François Truffaut Screenplay:Jean Gruault, Screenplay:François Truffaut, Novel:Henri-Pierre Roché,
1h 46m

[Drama; Romance]
Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Marie Dubois, Sabine Haudepin, Vanna Urbino, Serge Rezvani,
 
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Julius Caesar (1953)

 Joseph L. Mankiewicz Writer:William Shakespeare, Theatre Play:William Shakespeare,
2h 1m

[Drama; History]
Marlon Brando, James Mason, John Gielgud, Louis Calhern, Greer Garson, Deborah Kerr, Edmond O'Brien,
 
The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony.
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Kanal (1957)

 Andrzej Wajda Writer:Jerzy Stefan Stawinski,
1h 37m

[Drama; War]
Teresa Iżewska, Tadeusz Janczar, Emil Karewicz, Wienczyslaw Gliński, Vladek Sheybal, Tadeusz Gwiazdowski, Stanisław Mikulski,
 
In 1944, during the Warsaw uprising against the Nazis, Polish Lieutenant Zadra and his resistance fighters use Warsaw's sewer system to escape the German encirclement.
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Kansas City Confidential (1952)

 Phil Karlson Writer:Phil Karlson, Writer:John Payne, Story:Harold Greene, Story:Rowland Brown, Screenplay:George Bruce, Screenplay:Harry Essex,
1h 39m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster, Neville Brand, Lee Van Cleef, Jack Elam, Dona Drake,
 
An ex-con trying to go straight is framed for a million dollar armored car robbery and must go to Mexico in order to unmask the real culprits.
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Exploding! Like a gun in your face!

  



Kelly's Heroes (1970)

 Brian G. Hutton Screenplay:Troy Kennedy Martin,
2h 24m

[Adventure; Comedy; War]
Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, Carroll O'Connor, Donald Sutherland, Gavin MacLeod, Hal Buckley,
 
A group of U.S. soldiers sneaks across enemy lines to get their hands on a secret stash of Nazi treasure.
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They set out to rob a bank... and damn near won a war instead!
  



The Kid (1921)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Charles Chaplin,
0h 53m

[Comedy; Drama; Family]
Charles Chaplin, Jackie Coogan, Edna Purviance, Albert Austin, Beulah Bains, Carl Miller, Henry Bergman,
 
The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy.
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6 reels of Joy.
  



Killer's Kiss (1955)

 Stanley Kubrick Screenplay:Howard Sackler,
1h 7m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Frank Silvera, Jamie Smith, Irene Kane, Jerry Jarrett, Mike Dana, Felice Orlandi,
 
As a man waits at a train station for his girl, he tells us about the recent past and we segue into a long flash-back.
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Her Soft Mouth Was The Road To Sin-Smeared Violence!

  



The Killers (1946)

 Robert Siodmak Novel:Ernest Hemingway, Screenplay:Anthony Veiller,
1h 42m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Albert Dekker, Sam Levene, Vince Barnett, Virginia Christine,
 
Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.
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TENSE! TAUT! TERRIFIC! Told the untamed Hemingway way!

  



The Killing (1956)

 Stanley Kubrick Novel:Lionel White, Screenplay:Stanley Kubrick, Dialogue:Jim Thompson,
1h 24m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Thriller]
Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen, Elisha Cook Jr., Marie Windsor, Ted de Corsia,
 
Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery.
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...Like No Other Picture Since Scarface and Little Caesar!
  



The Killing Fields (1984)

 Roland Joffé Screenplay:Bruce Robinson,
2h 22m

[Drama; History; War]
Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich, Julian Sands, Craig T. Nelson, Spalding Gray, Bill Paterson,
 
A photographer is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody Year Zero cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million undesirable civilians.
***Artfully composed, powerfully acted, and fueled by a powerful blend of anger and empathy, The Killing Fields is a career-defining triumph for director Roland Joffé and a masterpiece of American cinema.
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Here, only the silent survive.
  



The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)

 John Cassavetes Writer:John Cassavetes,
2h 14m

[Crime; Drama; Thriller]
Ben Gazzara, Timothy Carey, Seymour Cassel, Robert Phillips, Morgan Woodward, John Kullers, Al Ruban,
 
A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative.
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Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

 Robert Hamer Novel:Roy Horniman, Screenplay:John Dighton, Screenplay:Robert Hamer,
1h 46m

[Comedy; Crime]
Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Alec Guinness, Audrey Fildes, Miles Malleson, Clive Morton,
 
A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.
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A hilarious study in the gentle art of murder.
  



King Kong (1933)

 Ernest B. Schoedsack Screenplay:James Ashmore Creelman, Screenplay:Ruth Rose,
1h 44m

[Adventure; Fantasy]
Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Noble Johnson, Steve Clemente, James Flavin, Sam Hardy,
 
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star.
***King Kong explores the soul of a monster -- making audiences scream and cry throughout the film -- in large part due to Kong's breakthrough special effects.
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A Monster of Creation's Dawn Breaks Loose in Our World Today!
  



A King in New York (1957)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Charles Chaplin,
1h 45m

[Comedy; Drama]
Charles Chaplin, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde, Oliver Johnston, Dawn Addams, Sid James, Joan Ingram,
 
A recently-deposed European monarch seeks shelter in New York City, where he becomes an accidental television celebrity and is later wrongly accused of being a Communist.
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The king of comedians!
  



King of the Hill (1993)

 Steven Soderbergh Novel:A.E. Hotchner, Screenplay:Steven Soderbergh,
1h 43m

[Drama; History]
Jesse Bradford, Jeroen Krabbé, Lisa Eichhorn, Karen Allen, Spalding Gray, Elizabeth McGovern, Adrien Brody,
 
A young boy struggles on his own in a run-down motel after his parents and younger brother are separated from him in 1930s Depression-era Midwest.
***A subtle, affecting, character-driven coming-of-age story, King of the Hill is one of Steven Soderbergh's best and most criminally overlooked films.
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When the world turns upside down, the trick is coming out on top.
  



The Kings Speech (2010)

 Tom Hooper Screenplay:David Seidler,
1h 58m

[Drama; History]
Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall,
 
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Find your voice.
  



Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

 Robert Aldrich Novel:Mickey Spillane, Screenplay:A.I. Bezzerides,
1h 46m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Mystery]
Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart, Juano Hernandez, Wesley Addy, Marian Carr, Maxine Cooper,
 
A doomed female hitchhiker pulls Mike Hammer into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue, revolving around a mysterious great whatsit.
***An intriguing, wonderfully subversive blend of art and commerce, Kiss Me Deadly is an influential noir classic.
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Blood red kisses! White hot thrills! Mickey Spillane's latest H-bomb...

  



Kiss of Death (1947)

 Henry Hathaway Screenplay:Ben Hecht, Screenplay:Charles Lederer,
1h 35m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy, Coleen Gray, Richard Widmark, Taylor Holmes, Karl Malden, Anthony Ross,
 
With his law-breaking lifestyle in the past, an ex-con, along with his family, attempt to start a new life, knowing a betrayed someone from the past is bound to see otherwise.
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From her lips there is no escape!

  



Knife in the Water (1962)

 Roman Polanski Screenplay:Roman Polanski, Screenplay:Jakub Goldberg, Screenplay:Jerzy Skolimowski,
1h 30m

[Drama; Thriller]
Leon Niemczyk, Jolanta Umecka, Roman Polanski, Zygmunt Malanowicz,
 
On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker out of sheer patronization.
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Knights of the Round Table (1953)

 Richard Thorpe Writer:Thomas Malory, Screenplay:Talbot Jennings, Screenplay:Jan Lustig, Screenplay:Noel Langley,
1h 51m

[Action; Adventure; Drama]
Robert Taylor, Ava Gardner, Mel Ferrer, Anne Crawford, Stanley Baker, Felix Aylmer, Maureen Swanson,
 
King Arthur's rule is threatened by the adulterous love between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, a relationship the king's enemies hope to exploit.
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All the glory and splendor of King Arthur's court
  



L'Atalante (1934)

 Jean Vigo Scenario Writer:Jean Guinée, Adaptation:Albert Riéra, Adaptation:Jean Vigo,
1h 29m

[Drama; Romance]
 
Newly married couple Juliette and a ship captain Jean struggle through marriage as they travel on the L'atalante along with the captain's first mate Le père Jules and a cabin boy.
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La Dolce Vita (1960)

 Federico Fellini Screenplay:Federico Fellini, Screenplay:Ennio Flaiano, Screenplay:Pier Paolo Pasolini, Screenplay:Tullio Pinelli, Screenplay:Brunello Rondi,
2h 56m

[Comedy; Drama]
Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux, Magali Noël, Alain Cuny, Annibale Ninchi,
 
A series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome.
***An epic, breathtakingly stylish cinematic landmark, La Dolce Vita remains riveting in spite of -- or perhaps because of -- its sprawling length.
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The world's most talked about movie today!
  



La Strada (aka The Road) (1954)

 Federico Fellini Screenplay:Federico Fellini, Screenplay:Tullio Pinelli, Screenplay:Ennio Flaiano,
1h 49m

[Drama]
Anthony Quinn, Giulietta Masina, Richard Basehart, Aldo Silvani, Marcella Rovere, Livia Venturini, Gustavo Giorgi,
 
A care-free girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way.
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The Lady Eve (1941)

 Preston Sturges Screenplay:Preston Sturges,
1h 34m

[Comedy; Romance]
Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette, William Demarest, Eric Blore, Melville Cooper,
 
A trio of classy card sharps targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, till one of them falls in love with him.
***A career highlight for Preston Sturges, The Lady Eve benefits from Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda's sparkling chemistry, and from a script that has inspired countless battle-of-the-sexes comedies.
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Barbara Stanwyck has Henry Fonda Bewitched and Bewildered
  



The Lady Vanishes (1938)

 Alfred Hitchcock Novel:Ethel Lina White, Screenplay:Sidney Gilliat, Screenplay:Frank Launder,
1h 36m

[Comedy; Mystery; Thriller]
Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, Dame May Whitty, Cecil Parker, Linden Travers, Naunton Wayne,
 
While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.
***One of Alfred Hitchcock's last British films, this glamorous thriller provides an early glimpse of the director at his most stylishly entertaining.
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Spies! Playing the game of love - and sudden death!
  



The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

 Orson Welles Writer:William Castle, Writer:Charles Lederer, Writer:Fletcher Markle, Screenplay:Orson Welles, Novel:Sherwood King,
1h 27m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders, Ted de Corsia, Erskine Sanford, Gus Schilling,
 
Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.
***Energetic and inventive, The Lady from Shanghai overcomes its script deficiencies with some of Orson Welles' brilliantly conceived set pieces.
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I told you... you know nothing about wickedness

  



The Ladykillers (1955)

 Alexander Mackendrick Screenplay:William Rose, Screenplay:Jimmy O'Connor,
1h 31m

[Comedy; Crime]
Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Katie Johnson, Danny Green, Jack Warner,
 
Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.
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Who was that lady I saw you outwit last night? That was no lady...That was 'Mum' Wilberforce, ...
  



The Last Command (1928)

 Josef von Sternberg Writer:John F. Goodrich, Story:Lajos Biró, Story:Josef von Sternberg,
1h 29m

[Drama; History; Romance]
Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent, William Powell, Jack Raymond, Nicholas Soussanin, Michael Visaroff, Fritz Feld,
 
A former Imperial Russian general and cousin of the Czar ends up in Hollywood as an extra in a movie directed by a former revolutionary.
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The Last Emperor (1987)

 Bernardo Bertolucci Screenplay:Mark Peploe, Screenplay:Bernardo Bertolucci, Screenplay:Enzo Ungari, Author:Henry Pu-yi,
2h 43m

[Biography; Drama; History]
John Lone, Peter O'Toole, Joan Chen, Dennis Dun, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Ruocheng Ying, Victor Wong,
 
The story of the final Emperor of China.
***While decidedly imperfect, Bernardo Bertolucci's epic is still a feast for the eyes.
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He was the Lord of Ten Thousand Years, the absolute monarch of China. He was born to rule a world of ancient tradition. Nothing prepared him for our world of change.
  



The Last Laugh (1924)

 F.W. Murnau Screenplay:Carl Mayer,
1h 28m

[Drama]
Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller, Hans Unterkircher, Hermann Vallentin, Emilie Kurz,
 
An aging doorman, after being fired from his prestigious job at a luxurious Hotel is forced to face the scorn of his friends, neighbours and society.
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The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

 Martin Scorsese Novel:Nikos Kazantzakis, Screenplay:Paul Schrader,
2h 44m

[Drama]
Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey, David Bowie, Harry Dean Stanton, Paul Greco, Verna Bloom,
 
The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.
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Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)

 John Sturges Story:Les Crutchfield, Screenplay:James Poe,
1h 30m

[Romance; Western]
Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Earl Holliman, Carolyn Jones, Brad Dexter, Brian G. Hutton, Ziva Rodann,
 
A marshal tries to bring the son of an old friend, an autocratic cattle baron, to justice for the rape and murder of his wife.
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Last Year at Marienbad (1961)

 Alain Resnais Screenplay:Alain Robbe-Grillet,
1h 35m

[Drama; Mystery]
Delphine Seyrig, Giorgio Albertazzi, Sacha Pitoëff, Françoise Bertin, Luce Garcia-Ville,
 
In a strange chateau, a man insists to a woman that they have met before.
***Elegantly enigmatic and dreamlike, this work of essential cinema features exquisite cinematography and an exploration of narrative still revisited by filmmakers today.
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Late Spring (1949)

 Yasujirō Ozu Screenplay:Yasujirō Ozu, Screenplay:Kôgo Noda, Novel:Kazuo Hirotsu,
1h 48m

[Drama]
Chishû Ryû, Setsuko Hara, Yumeji Tsukioka, Haruko Sugimura, Hohi Aoki, Jun Usami, Kuniko Miyake,
 
Noriko is twenty-seven years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay at home caring for her father.
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Laura (1944)

 Otto Preminger Novel:Vera Caspary, Screenplay:Jay Dratler, Screenplay:Samuel Hoffenstein, Screenplay:Elizabeth Reinhardt,
1h 28m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price, Judith Anderson, Dorothy Adams, Kathleen Howard,
 
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating.
***A psychologically complex portrait of obsession, Laura is also a deliciously well-crafted murder mystery.
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The story of a love that became the most fearful thing that ever happened to a woman!

  



Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

 David Lean Author:T.E. Lawrence, Screenplay:Robert Bolt, Screenplay:Michael Wilson,
3h 47m

[Adventure; Biography; Drama]
Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Omar Sharif, Claude Rains, Anthony Quayle,
 
Follows a brilliant, flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.
***The epic of all epics, Lawrence of Arabia cements director David Lean's status in the filmmaking pantheon with nearly four hours of grand scope, brilliant performances, and beautiful cinematography.
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A Mighty Motion Picture Of Action And Adventure!
  



Le Ballon Rouge (aka The Red Balloon) (1956)

 Albert Lamorisse Writer:Albert Lamorisse,
0h 33m

[Fantasy; Drama; Family]
Pascal Lamorisse, Georges Sellier, Paul Perey, Vladimir Popov,
 
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Le Corbeau (aka The Raven) (1943)

 Henri-Georges Clouzot Writer:Louis Chavance, Adaptation:Henri-Georges Clouzot,
1h 31m

[Crime; Drama; Mystery]
Pierre Fresnay, Ginette Leclerc, Micheline Francey, Héléna Manson, Jeanne Fusier-Gir, Sylvie, Pierre Bertin,
 
French village doctor becomes target of poison-pen letters sent to village leaders, accusing him of affairs and practicing abortion.
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Le Deuxieme Souffle (1966)

 Jean-Pierre Melville 
2h 24m

[Crime; Drama]
Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Raymond Pellegrin, Christine Fabréga, Marcel Bozzuffi, Paul Frankeur,
 
Gustave Minda, better known as Gu, a dangerous gangster, escapes from jail. He goes to Paris to join Manouche and other friends, and get involved in a gangland killing. Before leaving the ...
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Le Jour se leve (1939)

 Marcel Carné Writer:Jacques Viot, Dialogue:Jacques Prévert,
1h 26m

[Crime; Drama; Romance]
Jean Gabin, Jules Berry, Arletty, Mady Berry, René Génin, Arthur Devère, René Bergeron,
 
After committing a murder, a man locks himself in his apartment and recollects the events the led him to the killing.
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Le Million (1930)

 René Clair Writer:René Clair, Author:Georges Berr, Author:Marcel Guillemaud,
1h 21m

[Comedy; Foreign]
Annabella, René Lefèvre, Jean-Louis Allibert, Paul Ollivier, Constantin Siroesco, Raymond Cordy, Vanda Gréville,
 
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Le Trou [aka The Hole] (1960)

 Jacques Becker Novel:José Giovanni, Adaptation:Jean Aurel, Adaptation:Jacques Becker,
2h 12m

[Crime; Drama; Thriller]
Michel Constantin, Jean Keraudy, Philippe Leroy, Raymond Meunier, Marc Michel, Jean-Paul Coquelin, André Bervil,
 
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The greatest film about prison life
  



Le notti bianche (1957)

 Luchino Visconti Writer:Luchino Visconti, Original Story:Fyodor Dostoevsky,
1h 42m

[Drama; Romance]
Marcello Mastroianni, Maria Schell, Jean Marais, Marcella Rovena, Maria Zanoli, Elena Fancera, Pietro Ceccarelli,
 
A humble clerk courts a woman who night after night awaits for the return of her lover.
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Le notti di Cabiria (1957)

 Federico Fellini Writer:Federico Fellini, Writer:Ennio Flaiano, Writer:Tullio Pinelli,
1h 58m

[Drama]
Giulietta Masina, François Périer, Franca Marzi, Amedeo Nazzari, Dorian Gray,
 
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The League of Gentlemen (1960)

 Basil Dearden Novel:John Boland, Screenplay:Bryan Forbes,
1h 54m

[Crime; Thriller]
Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Richard Attenborough, Bryan Forbes, Kieron Moore, Terence Alexander,
 
A disgruntled veteran recruits a group of disgraced collegues to perform a bank robbery with military precision.
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Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

 John M. Stahl Screenplay:Jo Swerling, Novel:Ben Ames Williams,
1h 50m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Thriller]
Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price, Mary Philips, Ray Collins, Gene Lockhart,
 
A writer meets a young socialite on board a train. The two fall in love and are married soon after, but her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of both them and everyone else around them.
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Hers was the deadliest of the seven sins.
  



The Leopard (1963)

 Luchino Visconti Screenplay:Luchino Visconti, Author:Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa,
3h 5m

[Drama; History]
Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Paolo Stoppa, Rina Morelli, Serge Reggiani, Romolo Valli,
 
The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.
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Luchino Visconti's Enduring Romantic Adventure
  



Les Diaboliques (1955)

 Henri-Georges Clouzot Author:Pierre Boileau, Author:Thomas Narcejac, Screenplay:Jérôme Géronimi, Screenplay:Henri-Georges Clouzot,
1h 57m

[Drama; Horror; Thriller]
Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel, Jean Brochard, Pierre Larquey, Michel Serrault,
 
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See it, be amazed at it, but... BE QUIET ABOUT IT!
  



Les Enfants Du Paradis (1945)

 Marcel Carné Screenplay:Jacques Prévert,
3h 11m

[Drama; Romance]
Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur, María Casares, Marcel Herrand, Louis Salou, Pierre Renoir,
 
The theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her.
***Strong performances abound, and Carne's wit and grace are evident in this masterful (if long) French epic.
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The Gone With the Wind of art films
  



The Letter (1940)

 William Wyler Theatre Play:W. Somerset Maugham, Screenplay:Howard Koch,
1h 47m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort, Gale Sondergaard, Bruce Lester, Elizabeth Inglis,
 
The wife of a rubber plantation administrator shoots a man to death and claims it was self-defense, but a letter in her own hand may prove her undoing.
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Fascinating Tantalizing and DANGEROUS!
  



The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

 Wes Anderson Screenplay:Noah Baumbach, Screenplay:Wes Anderson,
1h 59m

[Adventure; Comedy; Drama]
Bill Murray, Anjelica Huston, Cate Blanchett, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson, Jeff Goldblum, Michael Gambon,
 
With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.
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The deeper you go, the weirder life gets.

  



The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

 Emeric Pressburger Writer:Michael Powell, Writer:Emeric Pressburger,
2h 44m

[Drama; Romance; War]
Roger Livesey, Deborah Kerr, Anton Walbrook, Roland Culver, James McKechnie, Arthur Wontner, David Hutcheson,
 
From the Boer War through World War II, a soldier rises through the ranks in the British military.
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Life of Brian (1979)

 Terry Jones Screenplay:Graham Chapman, Screenplay:John Cleese, Screenplay:Terry Gilliam, Screenplay:Eric Idle, Screenplay:Terry Jones, Screenplay:Michael Palin,
1h 34m

[Comedy]
Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terence Bayler,
 
Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
***One of the more cutting=edge films of the 1970s, this religious farce from the classic comedy troupe is as poignant as it is funny and satirical.
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He wasn't the messiah. He was a very naughty boy.
  



The Life of Oharu (1952)

 Kenji Mizoguchi Writer:Kenji Mizoguchi, Writer:Yoshikata Yoda, Novel:Saikaku Ihara,
2h 17m

[Drama]
Kinuyo Tanaka, Tsukie Matsuura, Ichirô Sugai, Toshirō Mifune, Toshiaki Konoe, Kiyoko Tsuji, Hisako Yamane,
 
Follows a woman's fight and survival amid the vicissitudes of life and the cruelty of the society.
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Lifeboat (1944)

 Alfred Hitchcock Writer:John Steinbeck, Screenplay:Jo Swerling,
1h 37m

[Thriller; War]
Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix, Walter Slezak, Mary Anderson, John Hodiak, Henry Hull, Heather Angel,
 
Several survivors of a torpedoed ship find themselves in the same boat with one of the men who sunk it.
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Six men and three women - against the sea, and each other!

  



Limelight (1952)

 Charles Chaplin Original Story:Charles Chaplin,
2h 18m

[Drama; Music]
Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton, Sydney Chaplin, Norman Lloyd, Andre Eglevsky,
 
A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find meaning and hope in their lives.
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The masterpiece of laughter and tears from the master of comedy!
  



Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

 Guy Ritchie Screenplay:Guy Ritchie,
1h 47m

[Comedy; Crime]
Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham, Steven Mackintosh, Vinnie Jones, Sting,
 
A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.
***Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels is a grimy, twisted, and funny twist on the Tarantino hip gangster formula.
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A Disgrace to Criminals Everywhere.
  



The Lodger (1927)

 Alfred Hitchcock Novel:Marie Belloc Lowndes, Novel:Eliot Stannard,
1h 31m

[Crime; Drama; Mystery]
Marie Ault, Arthur Chesney, June, Malcolm Keen, Ivor Novello,
 
A landlady suspects her new lodger is the madman killing women in London.
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Logans Run (1976)

 Michael Anderson Novel:William F. Nolan, Novel:George Clayton Johnson, Screenplay:David Zelag Goodman,
1h 59m

[Adventure; Action; Romance; Science Fiction]
Michael York, Richard Jordan, Jenny Agutter, Roscoe Lee Browne, Farrah Fawcett, Peter Ustinov, Michael Anderson Jr.,
 
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The only thing you can't have in Logan's world is your 30th birthday. Unless you run away.
  



Lolita (1962)

 Stanley Kubrick Author:Vladimir Nabokov, Screenplay:Stanley Kubrick, Screenplay:James B. Harris,
2h 34m

[Drama; Romance]
James Mason, Sue Lyon, Shelley Winters, Peter Sellers, Lois Maxwell, John Harrison, Diana Decker,
 
A middle-aged college professor becomes infatuated with a fourteen-year-old nymphet.
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How did they ever make a movie of …
  



Lonely are the Brave (1962)

 David Miller Novel:Edward Abbey, Screenplay:Dalton Trumbo,
1h 47m

[Drama; Western]
Kirk Douglas, Gena Rowlands, Walter Matthau, Carroll O'Connor, Michael Kane, William Schallert, George Kennedy,
 
A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
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Life can never cage a man like this!

  



Lord of the Flies (1963)

 Peter Brook Author:William Golding, Author:Peter Brook,
1h 31m

[Adventure; Drama; Thriller]
James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards, Roger Elwin, Tom Gaman,
 
Shipwrecked on an island, the castaway boys eventually revert to savagery despite the few rational kids' attempts to prevent that.
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Evil is inherent in the human mind, whatever innocence may cloak it...
  



The Lost Weekend (1945)

 Billy Wilder Novel:Charles R. Jackson, Screenplay:Charles Brackett, Screenplay:Billy Wilder,
1h 41m

[Drama]
Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, Howard Da Silva, Doris Dowling, Frank Faylen, Mary Young,
 
The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four day drinking bout.
***Director Billy Wilder's unflinchingly honest look at the effects of alcoholism may have had some of its impact blunted by time, but it remains a powerful and remarkably prescient film.
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The screen dares to open the strange and savage pages of a shocking bestseller!
  



Louisiana Story (1947)

 Robert J. Flaherty Writer:Robert J. Flaherty,
1h 21m

[Drama]
Joseph Boudreaux, Lionel Le Blanc, E. Bienvenu, Frank Hardy, C.P. Guedry,
 
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Love in the Afternoon (1957)

 Billy Wilder Screenplay:Billy Wilder,
2h 10m

[Comedy; Romance; Drama]
Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, Maurice Chevalier, John McGiver, Van Doude, Lise Bourdin, Olga Valéry,
 
Director Billy Wilder salutes his idol, Ernst Lubitsch, with this comedy about a middle-aged playboy fascinated by the daughter of a private detective who has been hired to entrap him with the wife of a client.
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Love is a game any number can play... especially in the afternoon...
  



M (1931)

 Fritz Lang Screenplay:Fritz Lang, Screenplay:Thea von Harbou,
1h 51m

[Drama; Action; Thriller; Crime]
Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke, Theodor Loos, Gustaf Gründgens, Friedrich Gnaß,
 
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Mackenna's Gold (1969)

 J. Lee Thompson Screenplay:Carl Foreman, Novel:Heck Allen,
2h 8m

[Adventure; Romance; Western]
Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Camilla Sparv, Julie Newmar, Telly Savalas, Keenan Wynn, Ted Cassidy,
 
The gangster Colorado kidnaps Marshal McKenna. He believes that McKenna has seen a map which leads to a rich vein of gold in the mountains and forces him to show him the way. But they're ...
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A Giant of a movie

  



Mad Max (1979)

 George Miller Screenplay:James McCausland, Screenplay:George Miller, Story:Byron Kennedy,
1h 33m

[Action; Adventure; Sci-Fi]
Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley, Tim Burns, Roger Ward, Lisa Aldenhoven,
 
In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.
***Staging the improbable car stunts and crashes to perfection, director George Miller succeeds completely in bringing the violent, post-apocalyptic world of Mad Max to visceral life.
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The Maximum Force Of The Future
  



The Magician (1958)

 Ingmar Bergman Writer:Ingmar Bergman,
1h 42m

[Comedy; Drama]
Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Ingrid Thulin, Bibi Andersson, Erland Josephson, Naima Wifstrand, Bengt Ekerot,
 
When 'Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater' comes to town, there's bound to be a spectacle. Reading reports of a variety of supernatural disturbances at Vogler's prior performances abroad, the ...
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The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

 Fred Fleck Screenplay:Orson Welles,
1h 28m

[Drama; Romance]
Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter, Tim Holt, Agnes Moorehead, Ray Collins, Erskine Sanford,
 
The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.
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Orson Welles' Mercury Production of Booth Tarkington's Great Novel
  



Magnificent Obsession (1954)

 Douglas Sirk Screenplay:Robert Blees,
1h 48m

[Drama; Romance]
Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Barbara Rush, Agnes Moorehead, Otto Kruger, Gregg Palmer, Sara Shane,
 
When churlish, spoiled rich man Bob Merrick foolishly wrecks his speed boat, the rescue team resuscitates him with equipment that's therefore unavailable to aid a local hero, Dr. Wayne ...
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The Magnificent Seven (1960)

 John Sturges Screenplay:William Roberts,
2h 8m

[Action; Adventure; Western]
Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter, James Coburn,
 
An oppressed Mexican peasant village assembles seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.
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They were seven - And they fought like seven hundred!

  



Mahanagar (aka The Big City) (1963)

 Satyajit Ray Writer:Satyajit Ray,
2h 16m

[Drama]
Madhabi Mukherjee, Anil Chatterjee, Jaya Bachchan, Haren Chatterjee,
 
Life at home changes when a house-wife from a middle-class, conservative family in Calcutta gets a job as a saleswoman.
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Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)

 Leo McCarey Screenplay:Viña Delmar, Novel:Josephine Lawrence,
1h 32m

[Drama; Romance]
Victor Moore, Beulah Bondi, Fay Bainter, Thomas Mitchell, Porter Hall, Barbara Read, Maurice Moscovitch,
 
An elderly couple are forced to separate when they lose their house and none of their five children will take both parents in.
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The want to live their own lives..! Can you blame them?
  



The Maltese Falcon (1941)

 John Huston Screenplay:John Huston, Author:Dashiell Hammett,
1h 41m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre, Barton MacLane, Lee Patrick, Sydney Greenstreet,
 
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
***Suspenseful, labyrinthine, and brilliantly cast, The Maltese Falcon is one of the most influential noirs -- as well as a showcase for Humphrey Bogart at his finest.
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A story as EXPLOSIVE as his BLAZING automatics!

  



A Man Escaped (1956)

 Robert Bresson Scenario Writer:Robert Bresson, Author:André Devigny,
1h 41m

[Drama; Thriller; War]
François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod, Jacques Ertaud, Jean Paul Delhumeau, Roger Treherne,
 
French Resistance activist Andre Devigny is imprisoned by the Nazis, and devotes his waking hours to planning an elaborate escape. Then, on the same day, he is condemned to death, and given...
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The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

 Nicolas Roeg Screenplay:Paul Mayersberg, Novel:Walter Tevis,
2h 19m

[Sci-Fi; Drama]
David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Tony Mascia, Buck Henry, Bernie Casey,
 
Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return ...
***Filled with stunning imagery, The Man Who Fell to Earth is a calm, meditative film that profoundly explores our culture's values and desires.
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You have to believe it to see it
  



The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)

 Alfred Hitchcock Writer:Charles Bennett, Writer:D.B. Wyndham-Lewis,
1h 17m

[Crime; Mystery; Thriller]
Leslie Banks, Peter Lorre, Pierre Fresnay, Hugh Wakefield, Frank Vosper, Nova Pilbeam,
 
A man and his wife receive a clue to an imminent assassination attempt, only to learn that their daughter has been kidnapped to keep them quiet.
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Public Enemy No. 1 of all the world...
  



The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

 Alfred Hitchcock Author:Charles Bennett, Screenplay:John Michael Hayes,
2h 0m

[Thriller]
James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda De Banzie, Bernard Miles, Alan Mowbray, Hillary Brooke, Christopher Olsen,
 
A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering.
***Remaking his own 1934 film, Hitchcock imbues The Man Who Knew Too Much with picturesque locales and international intrigue, and is helped by a brilliantly befuddled performance from James Stewart.
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A little knowledge can be a deadly thing!
  



The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

 John Ford Screenplay:James Warner Bellah, Screenplay:Willis Goldbeck, Story:Dorothy M. Johnson,
2h 3m

[Drama; Western]
John Wayne, James Stewart, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin, Edmond O'Brien, Andy Devine, Ken Murray,
 
A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
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Together For The First Time - James Stewart - John Wayne - in the masterpiece of four-time Academy Award winner John Ford

  



The Man from Laramie (1955)

 Anthony Mann Screenplay:Philip Yordan, Screenplay:Frank Burt, Story:Thomas T. Flynn,
1h 42m

[Drama; Western]
James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp, Cathy O'Donnell, Alex Nicol, Wallace Ford, Jack Elam,
 
A stranger defies the local cattle baron and his sadistic son by working for one of his oldest rivals.
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THE MAN who was magnificent in The Glenn Miller Story THE MAN who was unforgettable in Rear Window THE MAN who was matchless in Strategic Air Command

  



The Man in the White Suit (1951)

 Alexander Mackendrick Screenplay:Roger MacDougall,
1h 25m

[Comedy; Sci-Fi; Drama]
Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker, Michael Gough, Ernest Thesiger, Howard Marion-Crawford, Henry Mollison,
 
An altruistic chemist invents a fabric which resists wear and stain as a boon to humanity, but both big business and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons.
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Guinness is Back...Working Wonders With Wile, Whimsey and Wit!
  



Man of the West (1958)

 Anthony Mann Novel:Will C. Brown, Screenplay:Reginald Rose,
1h 39m

[Drama; Romance; Western]
Gary Cooper, Julie London, Lee J. Cobb, Arthur O'Connell, Jack Lord, John Dehner, Royal Dano,
 
A reformed outlaw becomes stranded after an aborted train robbery with two other passengers and is forced to rejoin his old outlaw band.
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IN THE ROLE THAT FITS HIM LIKE A GUN FITS A HOLSTER! GARY COOPER as the MAN OF THE WEST

  



Man on the Flying Trapeze (1935)

 W.C. Fields Screenplay:Ray Harris, Screenplay:Sam Hardy, Story:W.C. Fields,
1h 6m

[Comedy]
W.C. Fields, Mary Brian, Kathleen Howard, Grady Sutton, Vera Lewis, Lucien Littlefield, Oscar Apfel,
 
Hard-working, henpecked Ambrose Wolfinger takes off from work to go to a wrestling match with catastrophic consequences.
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Man with a Movie Camera (1929)

 Dziga Vertov 
1h 7m

[Documentary]
Mikhail Kaufman,
 
A man travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling invention.
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The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

 Otto Preminger Author:Nelson Algren, Screenplay:Walter Newman, Screenplay:Lewis Meltzer, Screenplay:Ben Hecht,
1h 59m

[Drama; Romance]
Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker, Arnold Stang, Darren McGavin, Robert Strauss,
 
Strung-out junkie deals with daily demoralizing drug addiction while crippled wife and card sharks continue to pull him down.
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Marketa Lazarova (1967)

 František Vláčil Writer:František Pavlíček, Writer:František Vláčil, Novel:Vladislav Vancura,
2h 45m

[Drama; History; Romance]
Josef Kemr, Magda Vášáryová, Naďa Hejná, František Velecký, Karel Vasicek, Ivan Palúch,
 
A minor Czech clan falls afoul of the King in medieval times, against the backdrop of Christianity replacing Paganism.
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Marnie (1964)

 Alfred Hitchcock Author:Winston Graham, Screenplay:Jay Presson Allen, Screenplay:Evan Hunter,
2h 11m

[Drama; Thriller]
Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Diane Baker, Martin Gabel, Louise Latham, Alan Napier, Bob Sweeney,
 
Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them.
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Thief... Liar... Cheat... she was all of these and he knew it!
  



Marty (1955)

 Delbert Mann Screenplay:Paddy Chayefsky,
1h 34m

[Drama; Romance]
Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti, Augusta Ciolli, Joe Mantell, Karen Steele, Jerry Paris,
 
A middle-aged butcher and a school teacher who have given up on the idea of love, meet at a dance and fall in love.
***Scriptwriter Paddy Chayefsky's solid dialogue is bolstered by strong performances from Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair in this appealingly low-key character study.
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EVERYBODY'S RAVING ABOUT MARTY . . . The year's BIG entertainment surprise a warm and human story with characters you'll love and remember!
  



Master and Commander (2003)

 Peter Weir Screenplay:Peter Weir, Screenplay:John Collee, Novel:Patrick O'Brian,
2h 18m

[Action; Adventure; Drama]
Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, James D'Arcy, Billy Boyd, Joseph Morgan, Edward Woodall, Chris Larkin,
 
During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America.
***Russell Crowe's rough charm is put to good use in this masterful adaptation of Patrick O'Brian's novel.
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The Courage to Do the Impossible Lies in the Hearts of Men

  



A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

 Emeric Pressburger Screenplay:Michael Powell, Screenplay:Emeric Pressburger,
1h 44m

[Fantasy; Drama; Romance]
David Niven, Kim Hunter, Kathleen Byron, Richard Attenborough, Robert Coote, Bonar Colleano, Joan Maude,
 
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Neither Heaven nor Earth could keep them apart!
  



McCabe & Mrs Miller (1971)

 Robert Altman Screenplay:Brian McKay, Novel:Edmund Naughton, Screenplay:Robert Altman,
2h 1m

[Drama; Western]
Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, William Devane, John Schuck, Corey Fischer, Bert Remsen,
 
A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
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Name your poison

  



Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence (1983)

 Nagisa Ōshima Screenplay:Nagisa Ōshima, Screenplay:Paul Mayersberg, Novel:Laurens Van der Post,
2h 3m

[Drama; War]
David Bowie, Tom Conti, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi Kitano, Johnny Okura, Alistair Browning,
 
In 1942 British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a Japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honor and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are ...
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Java, 1942 - A clash of cultures, a test of the human spirit.
  



Metropolis (1927)

 Fritz Lang Author:Fritz Lang, Author:Thea von Harbou,
2h 30m

[Drama; Sci-Fi]
Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Fritz Rasp, Theodor Loos, Erwin Biswanger,
 
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
***A visually awe-inspiring science fiction classic from the silent era.
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There can be no understanding between the hands and the brain unless the heart acts as mediator.
  



Midnight Cowboy (1969)

 John Schlesinger Screenplay:Waldo Salt, Novel:James Leo Herlihy,
1h 53m

[Drama]
Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver, Brenda Vaccaro, Barnard Hughes, Ruth White,
 
A naive hustler goes to New York to seek personal fortune but in the process finds himself a new friend.
***John Schlesinger's gritty, unrelentingly bleak look at the seedy underbelly of urban American life is undeniably disturbing, but Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight's performances make it difficult to turn away.
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Whatever you hear about Midnight Cowboy is true.
  



Midnight Express (1978)

 Alan Parker Novel:Billy Hayes, Novel:William Hoffer, Screenplay:Oliver Stone,
2h 1m

[Biography; Crime; Drama]
Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Randy Quaid, John Hurt, Michael Ensign, Paul L. Smith,
 
The true story of Billy Hayes, an American college student who is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.
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Walk into the incredible true experience of Billy Hayes, and bring all the courage you can!
  



The Mikado (1939)

 Victor Schertzinger Writer:William S. Gilbert,
1h 31m

[Musical; Comedy]
Martyn Green, Sydney Granville, John Barclay, Kenny Baker, Jean Colin, Gregory Stroud, Constance Willis,
 
The son of the Mikado of Japan, a wandering minstrel, falls for a girl who is engaged to her guardian.
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Mildred Pierce (1945)

 Michael Curtiz Screenplay:Ranald MacDougall, Novel:James M. Cain, Dialogue:Herschel Daugherty,
1h 51m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Eve Arden, Ann Blyth, Bruce Bennett, Lee Patrick,
 
A hard-working mother inches towards disaster as she divorces her husband and starts a successful restaurant business to support her spoiled daughter.
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A mother's love leads to murder
  



Ministry of Fear (1944)

 Fritz Lang Novel:Graham Greene, Screenplay:Seton I. Miller,
1h 27m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds, Carl Esmond, Hillary Brooke, Percy Waram, Dan Duryea, Alan Napier,
 
Stephen Neale has just been released from an asylum during World War 2 in England when he stumbles on a deadly Nazi spy plot by accident, and tries to stop it.
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Thrilling drama of the Invisible Network of Terror!
  



The Mirror (1975)

 Andrei Tarkovsky Writer:Aleksandr Misharin, Writer:Andrei Tarkovsky,
1h 42m

[Biography; Drama]
Margarita Terekhova, Oleg Yankovskiy, Alla Demidova, Nikolay Grinko, Yuriy Nazarov, Larisa Tarkovskaya, Ignat Daniltsev,
 
A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.
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Mister Roberts (1955)

 Joshua Logan Screenplay:Frank S. Nugent, Screenplay:Joshua Logan, Theatre Play:Thomas Heggen,
2h 0m

[Comedy; Drama; War]
Henry Fonda, James Cagney, William Powell, Jack Lemmon, Betsy Palmer, Ward Bond, Philip Carey,
 
Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the US Navy during WW2.
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All The Uproarious Fun Of the Smash Broadway Play!

  



Moby Dick (1956)

 John Huston Author:Herman Melville, Screenplay:Ray Bradbury, Screenplay:John Huston,
1h 55m

[Adventure; Drama]
Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn, James Robertson Justice, Harry Andrews, Bernard Miles, Friedrich von Ledebur,
 
The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.
***It may favor spectacle in place of the deeper themes in Herman Melville's novel, but John Huston's Moby Dick still makes for a grand movie adventure.
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From the immortal adventure classic...of whaling men, their ships, and the sea!

  



Modern Times (1936)

 Charles Chaplin Screenplay:Charles Chaplin,
1h 27m

[Comedy; Drama]
Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford, Chester Conklin, Hank Mann, Stanley Blystone,
 
The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.
***A slapstick skewering of industrialized America, Modern Times is as politically incisive as it is laugh-out-loud hilarious.
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He stands alone as the greatest entertainer of modern times! No one on earth can make you laugh as heartily or touch your heart as deeply...the whole world laughs, cries and thrills to his priceless genius!
  



Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Charles Chaplin, Idea:Orson Welles,
2h 4m

[Comedy; Crime; Drama]
Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis, Audrey Betz, Martha Raye, Ada May,
 
A suave but cynical man supports his family by marrying and murdering rich women for their money, but the job has some occupational hazards.
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A Comedy of Murders
  



Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

 Terry Jones Writer:Graham Chapman, Writer:John Cleese, Writer:Eric Idle, Writer:Terry Gilliam, Writer:Terry Jones, Writer:Michael Palin,
1h 32m

[Adventure; Comedy; Fantasy]
Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, Connie Booth,
 
King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.
***A cult classic as gut-bustingly hilarious as it is blithely ridiculous, Monty Python and the Holy Grail has lost none of its exceedingly silly charm.
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And now! At Last! Another film completely different from some of the other films which aren't quite the same as this one is.
  



Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

 Wes Anderson Writer:Wes Anderson, Writer:Roman Coppola,
1h 34m

[Adventure; Comedy; Drama]
Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Bob Balaban,
 
A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.
***Warm, whimsical, and poignant, the immaculately framed and beautifully acted Moonrise Kingdom presents writer/director Wes Anderson at his idiosyncratic best.
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A tormenting and surprising story of children and adults during the stormy days of the summer of 1965.
  



The More The Merrier (1943)

 George Stevens Author:Lewis R. Foster, Author:Richard Flournoy,
1h 44m

[Comedy; Romance]
Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn, Richard Gaines, Bruce Bennett, Frank Sully, Donald Douglas,
 
During the WW2 housing shortage in Washington, two men and a woman share a single apartment and the older man plays Cupid to the other two.
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The Only picture with a DINGLE!
  



The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

 Ernest B. Schoedsack Author:Richard Connell, Screenplay:James Ashmore Creelman,
1h 3m

[Adventure; Horror; Mystery]
Joel McCrea, Fay Wray, Leslie Banks, Robert Armstrong, Hale Hamilton, Noble Johnson, Steve Clemente,
 
An insane hunter arranges for a ship to be wrecked on an island where he can indulge in some sort of hunting and killing of the passengers.
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Mother (1926)

 Vsevolod Pudovkin Novel:Maxim Gorky,
1h 27m

[Drama]
Vera Baranovskaya, Nikolai Batalov, Aleksandr Chistyakov,
 
The Film Version Of Gorki's Great Story Of The 1905 Revolution
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Mouchette (1967)

 Robert Bresson Screenplay:Georges Bernanos, Screenplay:Robert Bresson,
1h 21m

[Drama]
Nadine Nortier, Jean-Claude Guilbert, Marie Cardinal, Paul Hébert, Jean Vimenet, Marie Susini,
 
Mouchette is a young girl living in the country. Her mother is dying and her father does not take care of her. Mouchette remains silent in the face of the humiliations she undergoes. One ...
***Remarkable not only as a viewing experience, but as a showcase for Robert Bresson's tremendous skill, Mouchette underpins its grim narrative with devastating grace.
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The Mouse that Roared (1959)

 Jack Arnold Screenplay:Roger MacDougall, Screenplay:Stanley Mann, Novel:Leonard Wibberley,
1h 20m

[Comedy]
Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg, William Hartnell, David Kossoff, Leo McKern, MacDonald Parke, Austin Willis,
 
An impoverished backward nation declares a war on the United States of America, hoping to lose, but things don't go according to plan.
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They're Taking Over The Country In An Invasion Of Laughs!
  



Mr Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

 Frank Capra Screenplay:Sidney Buchman, Story:Lewis R. Foster,
2h 10m

[Drama]
Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Guy Kibbee, Thomas Mitchell, Eugene Pallette,
 
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.
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Romance, drama, laughter and heartbreak... created out of the very heart and soil of America!
  



Mr. Hulot's Holiday (aka Les vacances de Monsieur Hulot) (1953)

 Jacques Tati Screenplay:Jacques Tati,
1h 28m

[Comedy]
Jacques Tati, Nathalie Pascaud, Micheline Rolla, Valentine Camax, Louis Perrault, André Dubois, Lucien Frégis,
 
Monsieur Hulot comes to a beachside hotel for a vacation, where he accidentally (but good-naturedly) causes havoc.
***Pleasant, lackadaisical, and very charming, Monsieur Hulot lays the groundwork for Jacques Tati's later, more accomplished films.
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It's laugh-vacation time as Jacques Tati romps through the most gloriously mad lark ever to tickle the ribs of young and old alike!
  



Mrs Miniver (1942)

 William Wyler Writer:James Hilton, Writer:Claudine West, Screenplay:Arthur Wimperis, Screenplay:George Froeschel,
2h 14m

[Drama; War]
Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright, Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Henry Travers, Richard Ney,
 
A British family struggles to survive the first months of World War II.
***An excessively sentimental piece of propaganda, Mrs. Miniver nonetheless succeeds, due largely to Greer Garson's powerful performance.
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Mulholland Drive (2001)

 David Lynch Writer:David Lynch,
2h 27m

[Drama; Mystery; Thriller]
Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Ann Miller, Dan Hedaya, Justin Theroux, Brent Briscoe, Robert Forster,
 
After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
***David Lynch's dreamlike and mysterious Mulholland Drive is a twisty neo-noir with an unconventional structure that features a mesmirizing performance from Naomi Watts as a woman on the dark fringes of Hollywood.
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An actress longing to be a star. A woman searching for herself. Both worlds will collide...on Mulholland Drive

  



Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

 Sidney Lumet Novel:Agatha Christie, Screenplay:Paul Dehn,
2h 8m

[Crime; Drama; Mystery]
Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam, Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Sean Connery,
 
In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
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The greatest cast of suspicious characters ever involved in murder.
  



Murder, My Sweet (1944)

 Edward Dmytryk Novel:Raymond Chandler, Screenplay:John Paxton,
1h 35m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley, Miles Mander, Mike Mazurki, Douglas Walton, Otto Kruger,
 
After being hired to find an ex-con's former girlfriend, Philip Marlowe is drawn into a deeply complex web of mystery and deceit.
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An Original Philip Marlowe Mystery

  



The Murderer Lives at Number 21 (aka assassin habite au 21) (1942)

 Henri-Georges Clouzot Novel:Stanislas-André Steeman, Adaptation:Henri-Georges Clouzot,
1h 23m

[Crime; Mystery; Comedy; Thriller; Foreign]
Pierre Fresnay, Suzy Delair, Jean Tissier, Pierre Larquey, Noël Roquevert, Odette Talazac, Marc Natol,
 
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Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

 Frank Lloyd Screenplay:Talbot Jennings, Screenplay:Jules Furthman, Screenplay:Carey Wilson, Novel:Charles Nordhoff, Novel:James Norman Hall,
2h 13m

[Adventure; Drama; History]
Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin, Eddie Quillan, Dudley Digges, Donald Crisp,
 
Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty. However, Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on avenging his captors.
***The historical inaccuracies in this high-seas adventure are more then offset by its timeless themes, larger-than-life performances from Clark Gable and Charles Laughton, and Frank Lloyd's superb direction.
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Clark Gable as the daring mutineer in the screen's most exciting adventure story!

  



Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)

 Lewis Milestone Screenplay:Charles Lederer, Novel:Charles Nordhoff,
3h 5m

[Adventure; Drama; History]
Trevor Howard, Marlon Brando, Richard Harris, Hugh Griffith, Percy Herbert, Gordon Jackson, Chips Rafferty,
 
The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as fast as possible, using any means to keep up a ...
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The mightiest excitement that ever swept across the sea or the screen!

  



My Darling Clementine (1946)

 John Ford Novel:Stuart N. Lake, Screenstory:Sam Hellman, Screenplay:Samuel G. Engel, Screenplay:Winston Miller,
1h 43m

[Drama; Western]
Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Cathy Downs, Walter Brennan, Tim Holt, Ward Bond,
 
A Western retelling the tale of the Shoot-out at the OK Corral.
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She was everything the West was - young, fiery, exciting!

  



My Dinner With Andre (1981)

 Louis Malle Writer:Andre Gregory, Writer:Wallace Shawn,
1h 52m

[Biography; Comedy; Drama]
Wallace Shawn, Andre Gregory, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler,
 
Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant. Gregory, a theater director from New York, is the more ...
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My Life as a Dog (1985)

 Lasse Hallström Screenplay:Lasse Hallström, Screenplay:Reidar Jönsson, Screenplay:Per Berglund, Screenplay:Brasse Brännström,
1h 42m

[Drama; Comedy]
Anton Glanzelius, Tomas von Brömssen, Anki Lidén, Kicki Rundgren, Melinda Kinnaman, Lennart Hjulström, Ing-Marie Carlsson,
 
A boy and his brother don't get along well. In order to let their ill mother rest, they're separated and sent each one with their relatives.
***A coming-of-age story with uncommon depth and sensitivity, My Life as a Dog is sweet, sincere, and utterly charming.
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My Little Chickadee (1940)

 Edward F. Cline Screenplay:Mae West, Screenplay:W.C. Fields,
1h 24m

[Comedy; Western]
W.C. Fields, Mae West, Joseph Calleia, Dick Foran, Ruth Donnelly, Margaret Hamilton, Donald Meek,
 
Rightly suspected of illicit relations with the Masked Bandit, Flower Belle Lee is run out of Little Bend. On the train she meets con man Cuthbert J. Twillie and pretends to marry him for ...
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It's the lafftime of a lifetime ! . . as Wild Bill Fields tries to tame the West!
  



My Man Godfrey (1936)

 Gregory La Cava Novel:Eric Hatch, Author:Morrie Ryskind,
1h 35m

[Romance; Comedy]
William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick, Eugene Pallette, Jean Dixon, Alan Mowbray,
 
A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye.
***A class satire in a class of its own, My Man Godfrey's screwball comedy is as sharp as the social commentary is biting.
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The Naked City (1948)

 Jules Dassin Screenplay:Malvin Wald, Screenplay:Albert Maltz,
1h 36m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor, Frank Conroy, Ted de Corsia, House Jameson,
 
Amid a semi-documentary portrait of New York and its people, Jean Dexter, an attractive blonde model, is murdered in her apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran ...
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The soul of a city. Her glory stripped! Her passion bared!
  



The Naked Kiss (1964)

 Samuel Fuller Writer:Samuel Fuller,
1h 31m

[Crime; Drama]
Constance Towers, Michael Dante, Anthony Eisley, Virginia Grey, Patsy Kelly, Marie Devereux, Karen Conrad,
 
Kelly, a prostitute, finds redemption in the town of Grantville, where she arrives working as a medium-time seller. There, she meets Griff, the police captain of the town, with whom she ...
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Shock and Shame Story of a Night Girl!
  



The Narrow Margin (1952)

 Richard Fleischer Screenplay:Earl Felton, Story:Martin Goldsmith, Story:Jack Leonard,
1h 11m

[Film-Noir; Thriller]
Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, Jacqueline White, Gordon Gebert, Queenie Leonard, David Clarke, Peter Virgo,
 
A woman planning to testify against the mob must be protected against their assassins on the train trip from Chicago to Los Angeles.
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A Fortune If They Seal Her Lips!...A Bullet If They Fail!

  



Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)

 Edward F. Cline Screenplay:Prescott Chaplin, Screenplay:John T. Neville,
1h 11m

[Comedy; Musical]
W.C. Fields, Gloria Jean, Leon Errol, Billy Lenhart, Kenneth Brown, Margaret Dumont, Susan Miller,
 
Fields wants to sell a film story to Esoteric Studios. On the way he gets insulted by little boys, beat up for ogling a woman, and abused by a waitress. He becomes his niece's guardian when...
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Night Train to Munich (1940)

 Carol Reed Original Story:Gordon Wellesley, Screenplay:Sidney Gilliat, Screenplay:Frank Launder,
1h 35m

[Comedy; Thriller; War]
Margaret Lockwood, Rex Harrison, Paul Henreid, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, James Harcourt, Felix Aylmer,
 
When the Germans march into Prague, armour-plating inventor Dr Bomasch flees to England. His daughter Anna escapes from arrest to join him, but the Gestapo manage to kidnap them both back ...
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Night and the City (1950)

 Jules Dassin Screenplay:Jo Eisinger, Novel:Gerald Kersh,
1h 36m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Mystery]
Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe, Francis L. Sullivan, Herbert Lom, Stanislaus Zbyszko,
 
A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.
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A Night at the Opera (1935)

 Sam Wood Screenplay:Morrie Ryskind,
1h 27m

[Comedy; Music; Musical]
Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones, Sig Ruman, Margaret Dumont,
 
A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.
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Don't miss it! The funniest picture ever made!
  



The Night of the Hunter (1955)

 Charles Laughton Novel:Davis Grubb, Screenplay:James Agee, Screenplay:Charles Laughton,
1h 33m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason, Evelyn Varden, Peter Graves, Don Beddoe,
 
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid 0,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.
***Featuring Robert Mitchum's formidable performance as child-hunting preacher, The Night of the Hunter is a disturbing look at good and evil.
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The wedding night, the anticipation, the kiss, the knife, BUT ABOVE ALL...THE SUSPENSE!
  



Night of the Iguana (1964)

 John Huston Theatre Play:Tennessee Williams, Screenplay:Anthony Veiller, Screenplay:John Huston,
1h 53m

[Drama]
Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon, Skip Ward, Mary Boylan, Grayson Hall,
 
A defrocked Episcopal clergyman leads a bus-load of middle-aged Baptist women on a tour of the Mexican coast and comes to terms with the failure haunting his life.
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One man... three women... one night
  



Night on Earth (1991)

 Jim Jarmusch Screenplay:Jim Jarmusch,
2h 8m

[Comedy; Drama]
Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott, Anthony Portillo, Giancarlo Esposito, Rosie Perez,
 
An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
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Five Taxis. Five Cities. One Night.
  



A Night to Remember (1958)

 Roy Ward Baker Screenplay:Eric Ambler, Novel:Walter Lord,
2h 4m

[Action; Drama; History]
Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman, Anthony Bushell, John Cairney, Jill Dixon,
 
An account of the ill-fated maiden voyage of RMS Titanic in 1912.
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The night the unsinkable sank.

  



Nightmare Alley (1947)

 Edmund Goulding Screenplay:Jules Furthman, Novel:William Lindsay Gresham,
1h 51m

[Drama; Film-Noir]
Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray, Helen Walker, Taylor Holmes, Mike Mazurki, Ian Keith,
 
The rise and fall of Stanton Carlisle, a mentalist who's lies and deceit prove to be his downfall.
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He was all things to all men ... but only one thing to all women!

  



Ninotchka (1939)

 Ernst Lubitsch Screenplay:Charles Brackett, Screenplay:Billy Wilder, Screenplay:Walter Reisch, Novel:Melchior Lengyel,
1h 51m

[Comedy; Romance]
Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire, Sig Ruman, Felix Bressart, Alexander Granach, Gregory Gaye,
 
A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest.
***With Greta Garbo proving her comedy chops in the twilight of her career, Ninotchka is a can't-miss classic.
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Greta Garbo laughs!
  



North By Northwest (1959)

 Alfred Hitchcock Author:Ernest Lehman,
2h 16m

[Adventure; Mystery; Thriller]
Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis, Philip Coolidge, Doreen Lang, Josephine Hutchinson,
 
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
***Gripping, suspenseful, and visually iconic, this late-period Hitchcock classic laid the groundwork for countless action thrillers to follow.
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It's a deadly game of 'tag' and Cary Grant is 'it'...
  



Notorious (1946)

 Alfred Hitchcock Screenplay:Ben Hecht, Screenplay:Alfred Hitchcock, Author:John Taintor Foote,
1h 42m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Romance]
Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern, Leopoldine Konstantin, Reinhold Schünzel, Ivan Triesault,
 
A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?
***Sublime direction from Hitchcock, and terrific central performances from Ingrid Bergman and Cary Grant make this a bona-fide classic worthy of a re-visit.
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Notorious woman of affairs... Adventurous man of the world
  



O Brother Where Art Thou (2000)

 Joel Coen Author:Ethan Coen, Author:Joel Coen,
1h 47m

[Comedy; Crime; Music]
George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman, Holly Hunter, Chris Thomas King, Charles Durning,
 
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
***Though not as good as Coen brothers' classics such as Blood Simple, the delightfully loopy O Brother, Where Art Thou? is still a lot of fun.
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They have a plan...but not a clue.
  



Obchod na Korze (aka The Shop on Main Street) (1965)

 Elmar Klos Screenplay:Ladislav Grosman,
2h 6m

[Drama]
Ida Kaminska, Jozef Kroner, Martin Gregor, Hana Slivková, Martin Hollý, Adam Matejka,
 
Slovakia during WW2. Tono lives a poor life, but the authorities offer him to take over the Jewish widow Lautman's little shop for sewing material. She is old and confused and thinks that ...
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Odd Man Out (1947)

 Carol Reed Writer:F.L. Green, Screenplay:R.C. Sherriff,
1h 56m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, F.J. McCormick, Kathleen Ryan, William Hartnell, Fay Compton,
 
A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery. Action takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
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This is it! the most exciting motion picture ever made!
  



The Old Fashioned Way (1934)

 William Beaudine 
1h 12m

[Comedy]
W.C. Fields,
 
The Great McGonigle and his troupe of third-rate vaudevillians manage to stay one step ahead of the bill collectors and the sheriff.
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The Old Man and the Sea (1958)

 John Sturges Novel:Ernest Hemingway, Screenplay:Peter Viertel,
1h 27m

[Adventure; Drama]
Spencer Tracy, Felipe Pazos, Harry Bellaver, Don Diamond,
 
An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story.
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SPENCER TRACY in his most suspenseful role...ERNEST HEMINGWAY'S story of Heroism...Defeat...Victory!

  



Oliver Twist (1948)

 David Lean Novel:Charles Dickens, Screenplay:Stanley Haynes, Screenplay:David Lean,
1h 51m

[Adventure; Crime; Drama]
Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, John Howard Davies, Robert Newton, Francis L. Sullivan, Henry Stephenson, Mary Clare,
 
Based on the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist is about an orphan boy who runs away from a workhouse and meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. Oliver is taken in by the pickpocket ...
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A Screen Event To Be Remembered For All Time !
  



On the Beach (1959)

 Stanley Kramer Screenplay:John Paxton,
2h 15m

[Drama; Sci-Fi]
Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins, Donna Anderson, John Tate,
 
After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.
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The Biggest Story of Our Time!

  



On the Waterfront (1954)

 Elia Kazan Screenplay:Budd Schulberg,
1h 48m

[Crime; Drama]
Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger, Pat Henning, Leif Erickson, James Westerfield,
 
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.
***With his electrifying performance in Elia Kazan's thought-provoking, expertly constructed melodrama, Marlon Brando redefined the possibilities of acting for film and helped permanently alter the cinematic landscape.
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The Man Lived by the Jungle Law of the Docks!
  



Once Upon A Time In America (1984)

 Sergio Leone Novel:Harry grey, Screenplay:Leonardo Benvenuti, Screenplay:Piero De Bernardi, Screenplay:Enrico Medioli, Screenplay:Franco Arcalli, Screenplay:Franco Ferrini, Screenplay:Sergio Leone, Screenplay:Ernesto Gastaldi,
3h 40m

[Crime; Drama]
Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Tuesday Weld, Treat Williams, James Hayden, Joe Pesci,
 
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
***Sergio Leone's epic crime drama is visually stunning, stylistically bold, and emotionally haunting, and filled with great performances from the likes of Robert De Niro and James Woods.
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Crime, passion and lust for power - Sergio Leone's explosive saga of gangland America.
  



Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

 Sergio Leone Story:Dario Argento, Story:Bernardo Bertolucci, Story:Sergio Leone, Screenplay:Sergio Donati,
2h 46m

[Western]
Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards, Charles Bronson, Gabriele Ferzetti, Paolo Stoppa, Woody Strode,
 
Epic story of a mysterious stranger with a harmonica who joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
***A landmark Sergio Leone spaghetti western masterpiece featuring a classic Morricone score.
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There were three men in her life. One to take her... one to love her... and one to kill her.

  



One AM (1916)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Charles Chaplin, Writer:Vincent Bryan, Writer:Maverick Terrell,
0h 27m

[Comedy; Family; Short]
Charles Chaplin, Albert Austin,
 
A drunken homeowner has a difficult time getting about in his home after arriving home late at night.
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One Eyed Jacks (1961)

 Marlon Brando Novel:Charles Neider, Screenplay:Guy Trosper, Screenplay:Calder Willingham,
2h 15m

[Western]
Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Katy Jurado, Pina Pellicer, Ben Johnson, Slim Pickens, Larry Duran,
 
Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the ...
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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

 Miloš Forman Novel:Ken Kesey, Screenplay:Bo Goldman, Screenplay:Lawrence Hauben,
2h 14m

[Drama]
Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Danny DeVito, William Redfield, Scatman Crothers, Brad Dourif, Christopher Lloyd,
 
Upon admittance to a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients to take on the oppressive head nurse.
***The onscreen battle between Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher serves as a personal microcosm of the culture wars of the 1970s -- and testament to the director's vision that the film retains its power more than three decades later.
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If he's crazy, what does that make you?
  



One Hour With You (1932)

 George Cukor Writer:Samson Raphaelson, Theatre Play:Lothar Schmidt,
1h 14m

[Comedy; Musical; Romance]
Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Genevieve Tobin, Charles Ruggles, Roland Young, Josephine Dunn, Richard Carle,
 
Andre and Colette Bertier are happily married. When Colette introduces her husband to her flirtatious best friend, Mitzi, he does his best to resist her advances. But she is persistent, and...
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Chevalier! Captivating all the world with laughter and love!
  



Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

 Howard Hawks Story:Howard Hawks, Screenplay:Jules Furthman,
2h 1m

[Adventure; Drama; Romance]
Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Richard Barthelmess, Rita Hayworth, Thomas Mitchell, Allyn Joslyn, Sig Ruman,
 
At a remote South American trading port, the manager of an air freight company is forced to risk his pilots' lives in order to win an important contract.
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BIG As The Fog-Shrouded Andes!
  



Ordet (1955)

 Carl Th. Dreyer Story:Kaj Munk, Adaptation:Carl Th. Dreyer,
2h 6m

[Drama; Fantasy]
Hanne Agesen, Kirsten Andreasen, Sylvia Eckhausen, Birgitte Federspiel, Ann Elisabeth Groth,
 
People believe in the dead Christ, but not in the living.
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The Organizer (1963)

 Mario Monicelli 
2h 10m

[Drama]
Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori, Gabriella Giorgelli, Folco Lulli, Bernard Blier, Raffaella Carrà, François Périer,
 
A former high school teacher turned unionist tries to organize workers laboring with inhuman conditions at a late 19th Century textile factory.
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The Others (2001)

 Alejandro Amenábar Writer:Alejandro Amenábar,
1h 44m

[Horror; Thriller]
Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Alakina Mann, James Bentley, Eric Sykes, Elaine Cassidy, Renée Asherson,
 
A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted.
***The Others is a spooky thriller that reminds us that a movie doesn't need expensive special effects to be creepy.
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Sooner or later she'll see them, then everything will be different.
  



Our Man in Havana (1959)

 Carol Reed Novel:Graham Greene,
1h 47m

[Comedy; Crime; Drama]
Alec Guinness, Burl Ives, Maureen O'Hara, Ernie Kovacs, Noël Coward, Ralph Richardson, Jo Morrow,
 
Jim Wormold, who is a vacuum cleaner salesman, participates as an agent in the British Secret Service. But he soon realizes that his plans by lying are going to get him into trouble.
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Out of the Past (1947)

 Jacques Tourneur Writer:James M. Cain, Writer:Frank Fenton, Screenplay:Daniel Mainwaring,
1h 37m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Thriller]
Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Richard Webb, Steve Brodie, Virginia Huston,
 
A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.
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A MAN - Trying to run away from his past... A WOMAN - Trying to escape her future...

  



The Outlaw (1943)

 Howard Hawks Screenplay:Jules Furthman, Screenplay:Ben Hecht, Screenplay:Howard Hawks,
1h 56m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
Jane Russell, Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Walter Huston, Mimi Aguglia, Joe Sawyer, Gene Rizzi,
 
Western legends Pat Garrett, Doc Holliday and Billy the Kid are played against each other over the law and the attentions of vivacious country vixen Rio McDonald.
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Tall.... Terrific.... and Trouble!

  



The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

 Clint Eastwood Novel:Forrest Carter, Screenplay:Philip Kaufman, Screenplay:Sonia Chernus,
2h 16m

[Western]
Clint Eastwood, Chief Dan George, Sondra Locke, Bill McKinney, John Vernon, Paula Trueman, Sam Bottoms,
 
A Missouri farmer joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.
***Recreating the essence of his iconic Man With No Name in a post-Civil War Western, director Clint Eastwood delivered the first of his great revisionist works of the genre.
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...an army of one.

  



The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

 William A. Wellman Novel:Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Screenplay:Lamar Trotti,
1h 15m

[Crime; Drama; Western]
Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes, Anthony Quinn, Jane Darwell, Matt Briggs, Frank Conroy,
 
When a posse catches up three men suspected of killing a local farmer, some of them become strongly divided on whether or not to lynch the men.
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Tough! True! Terrifying!

  



The Palm Beach Story (1942)

 Preston Sturges Screenplay:Preston Sturges,
1h 28m

[Romance; Comedy]
Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallée, Sig Arno, Robert Warwick, Arthur Stuart Hull,
 
An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire.
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The Party (1968)

 Blake Edwards Screenplay:Blake Edwards, Screenplay:Tom Waldman, Screenplay:Frank Waldman,
1h 35m

[Comedy]
Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Natalia Borisova, Jean Carson, Marge Champion, Al Checco, Corinne Cole,
 
A clerical mistake results in a bumbling Indian film star being invited to an exclusive Hollywood party instead of being fired.
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If you've ever been to a wilder party... you're under arrest!
  



The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

 Carl Th. Dreyer Screenplay:Carl Th. Dreyer, Screenplay:Joseph Delteil,
1h 36m

[Biography; Drama; History]
Maria Falconetti, Eugene Silvain, André Berley, Antonin Artaud, Jean d'Yd, Louis Ravet, Armand Lurville,
 
A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d'Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions.
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Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid (1973)

 Sam Peckinpah Screenplay:Rudy Wurlitzer,
1h 55m

[Drama; History; Western]
James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Jaeckel, Katy Jurado, Chill Wills, Barry Sullivan, Jason Robards,
 
An aging Pat Garrett is hired as a lawman on behalf of a group of wealthy New Mexico cattle barons--his sole purpose being to bring down his old friend Billy the Kid.
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Best of enemies. Deadliest of friends.

  



Paths of Glory (1957)

 Stanley Kubrick Novel:Humphrey Cobb, Screenplay:Stanley Kubrick, Screenplay:Calder Willingham, Screenplay:Jim Thompson,
1h 28m

[Drama; War]
Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready, Wayne Morris, Richard Anderson, Joe Turkel,
 
Based on the 1935 novel of the same name, it tells the story of an ill-fated assault on German forces by French soldiers, and the grippling consequences those soldiers face when they refuse to follow through with it.
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It explodes in the no-man's land no picture ever dared cross before!
  



The Pawnshop (1916)

 Charles Chaplin Screenplay:Charles Chaplin, Screenplay:Vincent Bryan, Screenplay:Maverick Terrell,
0h 27m

[Comedy; Short]
Charles Chaplin, Henry Bergman, Edna Purviance, John Rand, Albert Austin, Wesley Ruggles, Eric Campbell,
 
Charlie competes with his fellow shop assistant. He is fired by the pawnbroker and rehired. He nearly destroys everything in the shop and and himself. He helps capture a burglar. He destroys a client's clock while examining it in detail.
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Pay Day (1922)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Charles Chaplin,
0h 26m

[Comedy; Short]
 
Charlie is an expert bricklayer. He has lots of fun and work and enjoys himself greatly while at the saloon. As he leaves work his wife takes the pay he has hidden in his hat. But he steals...
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Chaplin's finest 'Short'
  



Peeping Tom (1960)

 Michael Powell Screenplay:Leo Marks,
1h 42m

[Drama; Horror; Thriller]
Karlheinz Böhm, Moira Shearer, Anna Massey, Maxine Audley, Brenda Bruce, Miles Malleson, Esmond Knight,
 
A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.
***Peeping Tom is a chilling, methodical look at the psychology of a killer, and a classic work of voyeuristic cinema.
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marked for death by Peeping Tom - To Look Meant Danger To Smile Meant Death!
  



Persona (1966)

 Ingmar Bergman Screenplay:Ingmar Bergman,
1h 24m

[Drama]
Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand, Jörgen Lindström,
 
A nurse is put in charge of an actress who can't talk and finds that the actress's persona is melding with hers.
***Arguably Bergman's finest film, Persona explores the human condition with intense curiosity, immense technical skill, and beguiling warmth.
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One of the ten greatest films of all time.

  



The Petrified Forest (1936)

 Archie Mayo Screenplay:Charles Kenyon, Screenplay:Delmer Daves, Theatre Play:Robert E. Sherwood,
1h 22m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Leslie Howard, Bette Davis, Genevieve Tobin, Dick Foran, Humphrey Bogart, Joe Sawyer, Porter Hall,
 
A waitress, a hobo and a bank robber get mixed up at a lonely diner in the desert.
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AGAIN THEY TRIUMPH!...The stars of 'Human Bondage' in a picture greater than the play!

  



The Phantom Carriage (1921)

 Victor Sjöström Writer:Victor Sjöström, Novel:Selma Lagerlöf,
1h 48m

[Drama; Fantasy; Horror]
Victor Sjöström, Hilda Borgström, Tore Svennberg, Astrid Holm, Concordia Selander, Mona Geijer-Falkner, Helga Brofeldt,
 
It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom ...
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The Philadelphia Story (1940)

 George Cukor Theatre Play:Philip Barry, Screenplay:Donald Ogden Stewart, Screenplay:Waldo Salt,
1h 52m

[Comedy; Romance]
Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey, Roland Young, Henry Daniell, Mary Nash,
 
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.
***Offering a wonderfully witty script, spotless direction from George Cukor, and typically excellent lead performances, The Philadelphia Story is an unqualified classic.
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Broadway's howling year-run comedy hit of the snooty society beauty who slipped and fell - IN LOVE!
  



The Pianist (2002)

 Roman Polanski Screenplay:Ronald Harwood, Novel:Wladyslaw Szpilman,
2h 29m

[Biography; Drama; War]
Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox, Ed Stoppard, Julia Rayner,
 
A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.
***Well-acted and dramatically moving, The Pianist is Polanski's best work in years.
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Music was his passion. Survival was his masterpiece.
  



Pickpocket (1959)

 Robert Bresson Screenplay:Robert Bresson,
1h 16m

[Crime; Drama]
Martin LaSalle, Marika Green, Jean Pélégri, Dolly Scal, Pierre Leymarie, Pierre Étaix,
 
Michel is released from jail after serving a sentence for thievery. His mother dies and he resorts to pickpocketing as a means of survival.
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Pickup on South Street (1953)

 Samuel Fuller Screenplay:Samuel Fuller,
1h 20m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Thriller]
Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Thelma Ritter, Murvyn Vye, Richard Kiley, Willis Bouchey, Milburn Stone,
 
A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.
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How the law took a chance on a B-girl… and won!

  



Pierrot le fou (1965)

 Jean-Luc Godard Novel:Lionel White, Screenplay:Jean-Luc Godard,
1h 50m

[Crime; Drama; Romance]
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani, Dirk Sanders, Jimmy Karoubi, Roger Dutoit, Hans Meyer,
 
Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.
***Colorful, subversive, and overall beguiling, Pierrot le Fou is arguably Jean-Luc Godard's quintessential work.
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The Pilgrim (1923)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Charles Chaplin,
0h 47m

[Comedy; Short]
 
The Tramp is an escaped convict who is mistaken as a pastor in a small town church.
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A Place in the Sun (1951)

 George Stevens Novel:Patrick Kearney, Novel:Theodore Dreiser, Screenplay:Michael Wilson, Screenplay:Harry Brown,
2h 2m

[Drama; Romance]
Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters, Anne Revere, Keefe Brasselle, Fred Clark, Raymond Burr,
 
A poor boy gets a job working for his rich uncle and ends up falling in love with two women.
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Young people asking so much of Life... taking so much of Love!
  



Playtime (1967)

 Jacques Tati Screenplay:Jacques Lagrange, Screenplay:Jacques Tati, Screenplay:Art Buchwald,
2h 5m

[Comedy]
Jacques Tati, Barbara Dennek, Rita Maiden, France Rumilly,
 
Monsieur Hulot curiously wanders around a high-tech Paris, paralleling a trip with a group of American tourists. Meanwhile, a nightclub/restaurant prepares its opening night, but it's still under construction.
***A remarkable achievement, Playtime's packs every scene with sight gags and characters that both celebrates and satirizes the urbanization of modern life.
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Please Murder Me (1956)

 Peter Godfrey Writer:Donald Hyde, Writer:Al C. Ward, Story:David T. Chantler, Story:E.A. Dupont,
1h 15m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Angela Lansbury, Raymond Burr, Dick Foran, John Dehner, Lamont Johnson, Robert Griffin, Denver Pyle,
 
A lawyer suffers a guilt complex after getting a murder acquittal for his client, and then finding out she did commit the crime.
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THE DEADLIEST PACT EVER MADE!

  



Point Blank (1967)

 John Boorman Writer:Alexander Jacobs, Writer:David Newhouse, Writer:Refe Newhouse,
1h 32m

[Action; Crime; Drama]
Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, Keenan Wynn, Carroll O'Connor, Lloyd Bochner, Michael Strong, John Vernon,
 
After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.
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There are two kinds of people in his up-tight world: his victims and his women. And sometimes you can't tell them apart.
  



Poppy (1936)

 A. Edward Sutherland Writer:Virginia Van Upp, Writer:Waldemar Young, Theatre Play:Dorothy Donnelly,
1h 14m

[Comedy]
W.C. Fields, Rochelle Hudson, Richard Cromwell, Catherine Doucet, Lynne Overman, Granville Bates, Maude Eburne,
 
Carny con artist and snake-oil salesman Eustace McGargle tries to stay one step ahead of the sheriff but is completely devoted to his beloved daughter Poppy.
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The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

 Tay Garnett Screenplay:Harry Ruskin, Screenplay:Niven Busch, Novel:James M. Cain,
1h 53m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn, Leon Ames, Audrey Totter, Alan Reed,
 
A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband... but even once the deed is done, they must live with the consequences of their actions.
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Their Love was a Flame that Destroyed

  



The Princess Bride (1987)

 Rob Reiner Screenplay:William Goldman,
1h 38m

[Adventure; Comedy; Family]
Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, André the Giant, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn,
 
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.
***A delightfully postmodern fairy tale, The Princess Bride is a deft, intelligent mix of swashbuckling, romance, and comedy that takes an age-old damsel-in-distress story and makes it fresh.
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It's as real as the feelings you feel.
  



The Prisoner of Zenda (1952)

 Richard Thorpe Writer:Edward E. Rose, Screenplay:John L. Balderston, Screenplay:Noel Langley, Adaptation:Wells Root, Novel:Anthony Hope,
1h 43m

[Adventure]
Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Louis Calhern, Jane Greer, Lewis Stone, Robert Douglas, Robert Coote,
 
An Englishman vacationing in a Ruritarian kingdom is recruited to impersonate his cousin, the soon-to-be-crowned king when the monarch is drugged and kidnapped.
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A Swashbuckling Adventure In The Grand Style!
  



The Professionals (1966)

 Richard Brooks Writer:Richard Brooks, Novel:Frank O'Rourke,
1h 57m

[Action; Adventure; Western]
Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode, Jack Palance, Claudia Cardinale, Ralph Bellamy,
 
An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.
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Rough, tough and ready.

  



The Proposition (2005)

 John Hillcoat Screenplay:Nick Cave,
1h 44m

[Crime; Drama; Western]
Guy Pearce, Ray Winstone, Emily Watson, Danny Huston, David Wenham, John Hurt, Richard Wilson,
 
A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother.
***Brutal, unflinching, and violent, but thought-provoking and with excellent performances, this Australian western is the one of the best examples of the genre to come along in recent times.
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This land will be civilized.

  



Psycho (1960)

 Alfred Hitchcock Author:Robert Bloch, Screenplay:Joseph Stefano,
1h 49m

[Horror; Mystery; Thriller]
Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Janet Leigh, Martin Balsam, John McIntire, Simon Oakland,
 
A Phoenix secretary steals 0,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
***Infamous for its shower scene, but immortal for its contribution to the horror genre. Because Psycho was filmed with tact, grace, and art, Hitchcock didn't just create modern horror, he validated it.
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The master of suspense moves his cameras into the icy blackness of the unexplored!

  



Pulp Fiction (1994)

 Quentin Tarantino Screenplay:Quentin Tarantino, Screenplay:Roger Avary,
2h 34m

[Crime; Drama]
John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Harvey Keitel, Eric Stoltz,
 
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
***One of the most influential films of the 1990s, Pulp Fiction is a delirious post-modern mix of neo-noir thrills, pitch-black humor, and pop-culture touchstones.
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Just because you are a character doesn't mean you have character.
  



Pygmalion (1938)

 Anthony Asquith Writer:George Bernard Shaw,
1h 36m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson, Marie Lohr, Scott Sunderland, Jean Cadell, David Tree,
 
Shaw's play in which a Victorian dialect expert bets that he can teach a lower-class girl to speak proper English and thus be taken for a lady.
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He picked up a girl from the gutter - and changed her into a glamorous society butterfly ! . . . See Wendy Hiller, new star discovery, in this amazing role !
  



Quai des Orfèvres (aka Quay of the Goldsmiths) (1947)

 Henri-Georges Clouzot Novel:Stanislas-André Steeman, Dialogue:Henri-Georges Clouzot,
1h 47m

[Crime; Drama; Music]
Louis Jouvet, Simone Renant, Bernard Blier, Suzy Delair, Pierre Larquey, Jeanne Fusier-Gir, Claudine Dupuis,
 
Jenny Lamour wants to succeed in music hall. Her husband and accompanist is Maurice Martineau, a nice but jealous guy. When he knew Jenny is making eyes at Brignon, an old businessman, in ...
***Henri-Georges Clouzot's engrossing noir explores the troubles of post-war France and the line dividing social struggle and criminality.
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Raging Bull (1980)

 Martin Scorsese Screenplay:Paul Schrader,
2h 9m

[Biography; Drama; Sport]
Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Cathy Moriarty, Frank Vincent, Nicholas Colasanto, Theresa Saldana, Mario Gallo,
 
An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring, destroys his life outside it.
***Arguably Martin Scorsese's and Robert De Niro's finest film, Raging Bull is often painful to watch, but it's a searing, powerful work about an unsympathetic hero.
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An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring, destroys his life outside it.
  



Rain (1932)

 Lewis Milestone Theatre Play:John Colton, Theatre Play:Clemence Randolph, Story:W. Somerset Maugham, Screenplay:Maxwell Anderson,
1h 34m

[Drama]
Joan Crawford, Fred Howard, Ben Hendricks Jr., William Gargan, Mary Shaw, Guy Kibbee, Kendall Lee,
 
A prostitute finds redemption in Pago Pago thanks to a hard missionary man.
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A woman without shame. A woman without soul.
  



Ran (1985)

 Akira Kurosawa Writer:Masato Ide, Screenplay:Akira Kurosawa, Screenplay:Hideo Oguni, Theatre Play:William Shakespeare,
2h 42m

[Action; Drama; War]
Akira Terao, Jinpachi Nezu, Daisuke Ryû, Tatsuya Nakadai, Mieko Harada, Yoshiko Miyazaki,
 
An elderly lord abdicates to his three sons, and the two corrupt ones turn against him.
***Akira Kurosawa's sprawling, epic take on King Lear should be required viewing for fans of westerns, war movies, or period films in general.
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The Greatest Shakespeare Film
  



Rancho Notorious (1952)

 Fritz Lang Screenplay:Daniel Taradash, Original Story:Silvia Richards,
1h 29m

[Western]
Marlene Dietrich, Arthur Kennedy, Mel Ferrer, Gloria Henry, William Frawley, Lisa Ferraday, John Raven,
 
A western based on the story Gunsight Whitman by Silvia Richards. Vern Haskell, a nice rancher, seeks out to avenge his fiancé's death when she is killed during a robbery. His revenge ...
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Where anything goes...for a price!

  



Rashomon (1950)

 Akira Kurosawa Novel:Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Screenplay:Akira Kurosawa, Screenplay:Shinobu Hashimoto,
1h 29m

[Crime; Drama]
Toshirō Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Kichijirô Ueda, Noriko Honma,
 
A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view.
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The husband, the wife...or the bandit?

  



Raw Deal (1948)

 Anthony Mann Writer:John C. Higgins, Writer:Leopold Atlas,
1h 19m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Dennis O'Keefe, Claire Trevor, Marsha Hunt, John Ireland, Raymond Burr, Curt Conway, Chili Williams,
 
Joe Sullivan has taken the rap for Rick who double-crosses him with a flawed escape plan and other means intended to get rid of him.
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Bullets! Women! -- Can't Hold a Man Like That!

  



Rear Window (1954)

 Alfred Hitchcock Author:Cornell Woolrich, Screenplay:John Michael Hayes,
1h 54m

[Mystery; Thriller]
James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr, Judith Evelyn, Ross Bagdasarian, Sr.,
 
A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
***Hitchcock exerted full potential of suspense in this masterpiece.
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It only takes one witness to spoil the perfect crime.
  



Rebecca (1940)

 Alfred Hitchcock Novel:Daphne Du Maurier, Screenplay:Robert E. Sherwood, Screenplay:Joan Harrison, Adaptation:Philip MacDonald, Adaptation:Michael Hogan,
2h 11m

[Mystery; Thriller]
Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny, Gladys Cooper,
 
A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.
***Hitchcock's first American film (and his only Best Picture winner), Rebecca is a masterpiece of haunting atmosphere, Gothic thrills, and gripping suspense.
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The shadow of this woman darkened their love.
  



The Reckless Moment (1949)

 Max Ophüls Adaptation:Mel Dinelli, Screenplay:Henry Garson, Story:Elisabeth Sanxay Holding, Adaptation:Robert E. Kent, Screenplay:Robert Soderberg,
1h 19m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
James Mason, Joan Bennett, Geraldine Brooks, Henry O'Neill, Shepperd Strudwick, David Bair, Roy Roberts,
 
After discovering the dead body of her teenage daughter's lover, a housewife takes desperate measures to protect her family from scandal.
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It could happen to so many married women!

  



Red Beard (1965)

 Akira Kurosawa Author:Masato Ide, Author:Ryûzô Kikushima, Author:Akira Kurosawa, Author:Hideo Oguni,
3h 5m

[Drama]
Toshirō Mifune, Yûzô Kayama, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Reiko Dan, Miyuki Kuwano, Kyôko Kagawa, Tatsuyoshi Ehara,
 
In 19th century Japan, a rough tempered yet charitable town doctor trains a young intern.
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The Red Desert (1964)

 Michelangelo Antonioni Writer:Michelangelo Antonioni, Writer:Tonino Guerra,
1h 57m

[Drama]
Monica Vitti, Richard Harris, Carlo Chionetti, Xenia Valderi, Rita Renoir, Lili Rheims, Aldo Grotti,
 
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This is the story of a woman...Her hidden thirsts and hungers...Told by the world-famous director Michelangelo Antonioni in his first color film.
  



The Red House (1947)

 Delmer Daves 
1h 40m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Mystery]
Edward G. Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson, Rory Calhoun, Allene Roberts, Julie London, Ona Munson,
 
An old man and his sister are concealing a terrible secret from their adopted teen daughter, concerning a hidden abandon farmhouse, located deep in the woods.
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Red River (1948)

 Arthur Rosson Screenplay:Borden Chase, Screenplay:Charles Schnee,
2h 13m

[Action; Adventure; Romance]
John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan, Coleen Gray, Harry Carey, John Ireland,
 
Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son.
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In 25 Years, Only Three! The Covered Wagon, Cimarron and now Howard Hawks' Red River

  



The Red Shoes (1948)

 Emeric Pressburger Writer:Hans Christian Andersen, Co-Writer:Michael Powell, Co-Writer:Emeric Pressburger,
2h 15m

[Drama; Music; Romance]
Anton Walbrook, Moira Shearer, Léonide Massine, Robert Helpmann, Albert Bassermann, Esmond Knight,
 
A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina.
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Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)

 Monte Hellman Writer:Jack Nicholson,
1h 22m

[Western]
Cameron Mitchell, Millie Perkins, Jack Nicholson, Katherine Squire, George Mitchell, Rupert Crosse,
 
Three cowboys, mistaken for members of an outlaw gang, are relentlessly pursued by a posse.
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ride with the Easy Rider into an action whirlwind.

  



Ride the High Country (1962)

 Sam Peckinpah Story:N.B. Stone Jr., Screenplay:Sam Peckinpah, Screenplay:Robert Creighton Williams,
1h 34m

[Western]
Randolph Scott, Joel McCrea, Mariette Hartley, Ron Starr, Edgar Buchanan, R. G. Armstrong, Jenie Jackson,
 
An ex-union soldier is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him.
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Showdown in the High Sierra

  



Ride the Pink Horse (1947)

 Robert Montgomery Screenplay:Ben Hecht, Screenplay:Charles Lederer, Novel:Dorothy B. Hughes,
1h 42m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Mystery]
Robert Montgomery, Wanda Hendrix, Andrea King, Thomas Gomez, Fred Clark, Art Smith, Richard Gaines,
 
In the bordertown of San Pablo, preparing for an annual 'Mexican Fiesta,' arrives Gagin: tough, mysterious and laconic. His mission: to find the equally mysterious Frank Hugo, evidently for...
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Rififi (1955)

 Jules Dassin Dialogue:Auguste Le Breton, Adaptation:Jules Dassin, Screenplay:René Wheeler,
1h 58m

[Crime; Thriller]
Jean Servais, Carl Möhner, Robert Manuel, Janine Darcey, Magali Noël, Marie Sabouret, Robert Hossein,
 
Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes...
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[Rififi] ...means Trouble!
  



The Rink (1916)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Vincent Bryan, Writer:Maverick Terrell, Screenplay:Charles Chaplin,
0h 26m

[Comedy; Short]
Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, James T. Kelley, Eric Campbell, Lloyd Bacon, Albert Austin,
 
After causing restaurant chaos at work, a bumbling waiter tears up the local roller rink with his skating.
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The amorous waiter of the rink…
  



Rio Bravo (1959)

 Howard Hawks Author:B.H. McCampbell, Screenplay:Jules Furthman, Screenplay:Leigh Brackett,
2h 21m

[Drama; Romance; Western]
John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Walter Brennan, Angie Dickinson, Ward Bond, John Russell,
 
A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.
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The fought back to back...No quarter given...No quarter asked...No way in...No way out...of Rio Bravo

  



Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)

 Byron Haskin Novel:Daniel Defoe, Screenplay:John C. Higgins, Screenplay:Ib Melchior,
1h 50m

[Adventure; Sci-Fi]
Paul Mantee, Adam West, The Woolley Monkey, Victoria Lundin,
 
Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
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One U.S. astronaut pitted against all the odds beyond this earth!
  



Roman Holiday (1953)

 William Wyler Novel:Dalton Trumbo, Screenplay:Ian McLellan Hunter, Screenplay:John Dighton,
1h 58m

[Comedy; Romance]
Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power, Harcourt Williams, Margaret Rawlings, Tullio Carminati,
 
A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.
***With Audrey Hepburn luminous in her American debut, Roman Holiday is as funny as it is beautiful, and sets the standard for the modern romantic comedy.
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Romance in romantic Rome!
  



Ronin (1998)

 John Frankenheimer Screenplay:J.D. Zeik, Screenplay:David Mamet,
2h 2m

[Action; Adventure; Crime]
Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård, Sean Bean, Jonathan Pryce, Skipp Sudduth,
 
A freelancing former US intelligence agent tries to track down a mysterious package that is wanted by both the Irish and the Russians.
***This is comparable to French Connection with great action, dynamic road chase scenes, and solid performances.
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Your ally could become your enemy.
  



Rope (1948)

 Alfred Hitchcock Screenplay:Arthur Laurents, Theatre Play:Patrick Hamilton, Adaptation:Hume Cronyn, Screenplay:Ben Hecht,
1h 21m

[Crime; Drama; Thriller]
James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Constance Collier, Douglas Dick, Edith Evanson, Dick Hogan,
 
Two young men strangle their inferior classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the perfection of their crime.
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Rosemary's Baby (1968)

 Roman Polanski Screenplay:Roman Polanski, Novel:Ira Levin,
2h 17m

[Drama; Horror]
Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer, Maurice Evans, Ralph Bellamy, Victoria Vetri,
 
A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life.
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Pray for Rosemary's Baby
  



The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

 Wes Anderson Writer:Wes Anderson, Writer:Owen Wilson,
1h 50m

[Comedy; Drama]
Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller, Gwyneth Paltrow, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray,
 
An estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when their father announces he is terminally ill.
***The Royal Tenenbaums is a delightful adult comedy with many quirks and a sense of poignancy. Many critics especially praised Hackman's performance.
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Family isn’t a word, it’s a sentence.
  



The Rules of the Game (aka La regle du jeu) (1939)

 Jean Renoir Novel:Carl Koch, Screenplay:Jean Renoir,
1h 47m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost, Mila Parély, Odette Talazac, Claire Gérard, Anne Mayen, Lise Elina,
 
A bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II, as the rich and their poor servants meet up at a French chateau.
***Its genius escaped many viewers at the time, but in retrospect, The Rules of the Game stands as one of Jean Renoir's -- and cinema's -- finest works.
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Rushmore (1998)

 Wes Anderson Screenplay:Wes Anderson, Screenplay:Owen Wilson,
1h 33m

[Comedy; Drama]
Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, Seymour Cassel, Brian Cox, Mason Gamble, Connie Nielsen,
 
The extracurricular king of Rushmore preparatory school is put on academic probation.
***This cult favorite is a quirky coming of age story, with fine, off-kilter performances from Jason Schwartzman and Bill Murray.
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Love. Expulsion. Revolution.
  



Sabotage (1936)

 Alfred Hitchcock Novel:Joseph Conrad, Screenplay:Charles Bennett, Dialogue:Ian Hay, Dialogue:Helen Simpson,
1h 17m

[Thriller]
Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester, John Loder, Joyce Barbour, Matthew Boulton, S.J. Warmington,
 
A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel.
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...A Bomb Plot ...A Killing ...Justice
  



Sabrina (1954)

 Billy Wilder Author:Samuel A. Taylor, Screenplay:Billy Wilder, Screenplay:Ernest Lehman,
1h 49m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, Walter Hampden, John Williams, Joan Vohs, Martha Hyer,
 
A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur. But it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her.
***With its humorous script and its stars' immense charm, Sabrina remains a resonant romantic gem.
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...the chauffeur's daughter who learned her stuff in Paris
  



Safety Last (1923)

 Sam Taylor Writer:Jean C. Havez, Writer:Harold Lloyd, Story:Hal Roach, Story:Sam Taylor, Story:Tim Whelan,
1h 14m

[Comedy; Romance; Thriller]
Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother, Noah Young, Westcott Clarke,
 
When a store clerk organizes a publicity stunt, in which a friend climbs the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself.
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Sahara (1943)

 Zoltan Korda Screenplay:Zoltan Korda, Screenplay:John Howard Lawson, Adaptation:James O'Hanlon, Story:Philip MacDonald,
1h 38m

[Action; Drama; War]
Humphrey Bogart, Dan Duryea, Lloyd Bridges, Bruce Bennett, Rex Ingram,
 
Sergeant Joe Gunn and his tank crew pick up five British soldiers, a Frenchman and a Sudanese man with an Italian prisoner crossing the Libyan Desert to rejoin their command after the fall ...
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Their dramatic story can now be told!
  



Samurai Rebellion (1967)

 Masaki Kobayashi Writer:Shinobu Hashimoto, Writer:Yasuhiko Takiguchi,
2h 1m

[Drama; History]
Toshirō Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Takeshi Katô, Tatsuyoshi Ehara, Etsuko Ichihara, Isao Yamagata, Tatsuya Nakadai,
 
The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back.
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Sanjuro (1962)

 Akira Kurosawa Screenplay:Akira Kurosawa, Screenplay:Ryûzô Kikushima, Novel:Shûgorô Yamamoto, Screenplay:Hideo Oguni,
1h 36m

[Action; Drama; Thriller]
Toshirō Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Keiju Kobayashi, Yûzô Kayama, Reiko Dan, Takashi Shimura, Kamatari Fujiwara,
 
A crafty samurai helps a young man and his fellow clansmen save his uncle, who has been framed and imprisoned by a corrupt superintendent.
***Technically impressive and superbly acted, Sanjuro is a funny, action-packed samurai adventure featuring outstanding cinematography and a charismatic performance from Toshiro Mifune.
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Sansho Dayu (aka Sansho the Bailiff) (1954)

 Kenji Mizoguchi Writer:Fuji Yahiro, Writer:Yoshikata Yoda, Story:Ogai Mori,
2h 4m

[Drama; Foreign]
Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiaki Hanayagi, Kyôko Kagawa, Eitarô Shindô, Akitake Kôno, Masao Shimizu, Ken Mitsuda,
 
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A film of unparalleled beauty by the great Japanese Master Kenji Mizoguchi
  



The Scar (1948)

 Steve Sekely Screenplay:Daniel Fuchs, Novel:Murray Forbes,
1h 22m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
 
Pursued by the big-time gambler he robbed, John Muller takes a new identity, with ironic results.
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His scar marked them both!!!

  



Scarface (1932)

 Howard Hawks Novel:Armitage Trail, Screenplay:Ben Hecht,
1h 30m

[Action; Crime; Drama]
Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Osgood Perkins, C. Henry Gordon, George Raft, Vince Barnett,
 
An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.
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The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)

 Harold Young Writer:Lajos Biró, Writer:S.N. Behrman, Writer:Robert E. Sherwood, Writer:Arthur Wimperis, Writer:Baroness Emmuska Orczy,
1h 33m

[Adventure; Drama]
Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon, Raymond Massey, Nigel Bruce, Bramwell Fletcher, Anthony Bushell, Joan Gardner,
 
A noblewoman discovers her husband is The Scarlet Pimpernel, a vigilante who rescues aristocrats from the blade of the guillotine.
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Match courage with courage... meet cunning with cunning!
  



Scarlet Street (1945)

 Fritz Lang Screenplay:Dudley Nichols, Novel:Georges de La Fouchardière, Novel:André Mouézy-Éon,
1h 41m

[Drama; Film-Noir]
Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea, Margaret Lindsay, Jess Barker, Rosalind Ivan, Charles Kemper,
 
When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of some of the fortune she thinks he has.
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The GREAT STARS and DIRECTOR of Woman in the Window

  



The Sea Hawk (1940)

 Michael Curtiz Screenplay:Howard W. Koch, Screenplay:Seton I. Miller,
2h 3m

[Action; Adventure; Romance]
Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains, Donald Crisp, Flora Robson, Alan Hale, Henry Daniell,
 
Geoffrey Thorpe, a buccaneer, is hired by Queen Elizabeth I to nag the Spanish Armada. The Armada is waiting for the attack on England and Thorpe surprises them with attacks on their galleons where he shows his skills on the sword.
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Dashing...romantic...Errol Flynn at his thrilling best!

  



The Sea Wolf (1941)

 Michael Curtiz Writer:Robert Rossen, Novel:Jack London,
1h 24m

[Drama; Adventure]
Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino, John Garfield, Alexander Knox, Gene Lockhart, Barry Fitzgerald, Stanley Ridges,
 
Humphrey van Weyden, a writer, and fugitives Ruth Webster and George Leach have been given refuge aboard the sealer Ghost, captained by the cruel Wolf Larsen. The crew mutinies against ...
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Jack London's great novel of terror afloat.

  



The Searchers (1956)

 John Ford Novel:Alan Le May, Screenplay:Frank S. Nugent,
1h 59m

[Adventure; Drama; Western]
John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Natalie Wood, Ward Bond, John Qualen, Olive Carey,
 
A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe.
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He had to find her... he had to find her...

  



Seconds (1966)

 John Frankenheimer Novel:David Ely, Screenplay:Lewis John Carlino,
1h 47m

[Drama; Mystery; Sci-Fi]
Rock Hudson, Salome Jens, John Randolph, Will Geer, Jeff Corey, Richard Anderson, Murray Hamilton,
 
An unhappy middle-aged banker agrees to a procedure that will fake his death and give him a completely new look and identity - one that comes with its own price.
***Featuring dazzling, disorienting cinematography from the great James Wong Howe and a strong lead performance by Rock Hudson, Seconds is a compellingly paranoid take on the legend of Faust.
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Secret Agent (1936)

 Alfred Hitchcock Novel:W. Somerset Maugham, Theatre Play:Campbell Dixon, Screenplay:Charles Bennett, Dialogue:Ian Hay, Dialogue:Jesse Lasky Jr.,
1h 26m

[Mystery; Thriller]
John Gielgud, Peter Lorre, Madeleine Carroll, Robert Young, Percy Marmont, Florence Kahn, Charles Carson,
 
After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences.
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)

 Norman Z. McLeod Story:James Thurber, Screenplay:Ken Englund, Screenplay:Everett Freeman,
1h 50m

[Comedy; Drama; Fantasy]
Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Boris Karloff, Fay Bainter, Ann Rutherford, Thurston Hall, Gordon Jones,
 
A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy.
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Sergeant York (1941)

 Howard Hawks Writer:Alvin C. York, Screenplay:Abem Finkel, Screenplay:Harry Chandlee, Screenplay:Howard Koch, Screenplay:John Huston,
2h 14m

[Biography; Drama; History]
Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, Margaret Wycherly, George Tobias, Stanley Ridges, Ward Bond,
 
A hillbilly sharpshooter drafted in WW1 despite his claim to be a pacifist, who ends up becoming a war hero.
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Missiles! Jets! Tanks! ...It's Still The Guy With Guts And A Gun Who Wins The War!
  



The Set-Up (1949)

 Robert Wise Writer:Joseph Moncure March, Screenplay:Robert Wise, Screenplay:Art Cohn,
1h 12m

[Film-Noir; Sport]
Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias, Alan Baxter, Wallace Ford, Percy Helton, Hal Baylor,
 
Over-the-hill boxer Bill 'Stoker' Thompson insists he can still win, though his sexy wife Julie pleads with him to quit. But his manager Tiny is so confident he will lose, he takes money ...
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I want a man...not a human punching bag!

  



Seven Days In May (1964)

 John Frankenheimer Novel:Fletcher Knebel, Novel:Charles W. Bailey II, Screenplay:Rod Serling,
1h 58m

[Drama; Romance; Thriller]
Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Fredric March, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Martin Balsam, Andrew Duggan,
 
United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.
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I'm suggesting Mr President, there's a military plot to take over the Government of these United States, next Sunday...
  



Seven Samurai (1954)

 Akira Kurosawa Screenplay:Shinobu Hashimoto, Screenplay:Hideo Oguni, Screenplay:Akira Kurosawa,
3h 27m

[Drama]
Toshirō Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi, Minoru Chiaki, Daisuke Katô, Isao Kimura,
 
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
***Arguably Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece, The Seven Samurai is an epic adventure classic with an engrossing story, memorable characters, and stunning action sequences that make it one of the most influential films ever made.
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Will Take Its Place With the Seven Greatest Films of All Time!

  



The Seventh Seal (1957)

 Ingmar Bergman Screenplay:Ingmar Bergman,
1h 36m

[Drama; Fantasy]
Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bengt Ekerot, Nils Poppe, Bibi Andersson, Inga Gill, Maud Hansson,
 
A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.
***Narratively bold and visually striking, The Seventh Seal brought Ingmar Bergman to the world stage -- and remains every bit as compelling today.
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Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

 Alfred Hitchcock Screenplay:Thornton Wilder, Screenplay:Sally Benson, Screenplay:Alma Reville,
1h 48m

[Thriller]
Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers, Patricia Collinge, Hume Cronyn, Wallace Ford,
 
A young woman discovers her visiting Uncle Charlie may not be the man he seems to be.
***Alfred Hitchcock's earliest classic -- and his own personal favorite -- deals its flesh-crawling thrills as deftly as its finely shaded characters.
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A Blast of DRAMATIC Dynamite exploded right before your eyes!
  



Shane (1953)

 George Stevens Novel:Jack Schaefer, Screenplay:A.B. Guthrie Jr., Dialogue:Jack Sher,
1h 53m

[Drama; Romance; Western]
Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Brandon De Wilde, Jack Palance, Ben Johnson, Edgar Buchanan,
 
A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.
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The Greatest Story Of The West Ever Filmed!

  



Shanghai Express (1932)

 Josef von Sternberg Screenplay:Jules Furthman,
1h 19m

[Adventure; Drama; Romance]
Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong, Warner Oland, Eugene Pallette, Lawrence Grant, Louise Closser Hale,
 
A loose woman rediscovers a former lover during a dangerous train ride to Shanghai.
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The Shining (1980)

 Stanley Kubrick Screenplay:Stanley Kubrick, Novel:Stephen King, Screenplay:Diane Johnson,
2h 24m

[Horror]
Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers, Barry Nelson, Philip Stone, Joe Turkel,
 
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
***Though it deviates from Stephen King's novel, Stanley Kubrick's The Shining is a chilling, often baroque journey into madness -- exemplified by an unforgettable turn from Jack Nicholson
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A masterpiece of modern horror.
  



The Shipping News (2001)

 Lasse Hallström Novel:Annie Proulx, Screenplay:Robert Nelson Jacobs,
1h 51m

[Drama]
Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench, Pete Postlethwaite, Scott Glenn, Rhys Ifans,
 
An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.
***Though solidly made and acted, The Shipping News is rather heavy-handed and dull, especially given the nature of its protagonist.
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You'll never guess what you'll find inside...
  



Shock Corridor (1963)

 Samuel Fuller Writer:Samuel Fuller,
1h 42m

[Drama; Mystery]
Peter Breck, Constance Towers, Gene Evans, James Best, Hari Rhodes, Larry Tucker, Paul Dubov,
 
Bent on winning a Pulitzer Prize, a journalist commits himself to a mental institution to solve a strange and unclear murder.
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The Medical Jungle Doctors Don't Talk About!
  



The Shooting (1966)

 Monte Hellman Screenplay:Carole Eastman,
1h 21m

[Western]
Will Hutchins, Millie Perkins, Jack Nicholson, Warren Oates, Charles Eastman, Guy El Tsosie, Brandon Carroll,
 
A mysterious woman persuades two cowboys to help her in a revenge scheme.
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Suspenseful desert pursuit in the High Noon tradition.

  



The Shootist (1976)

 Don Siegel Novel:Glendon Swarthout, Screenplay:Miles Hood Swarthout, Screenplay:Scott Hale,
1h 39m

[Drama; Western]
John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart, Richard Boone, Hugh O'Brian, Bill McKinney,
 
A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.
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He's got to face a gunfight once more to live up to his legend once more. To win just one more time.

  



The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

 Ernst Lubitsch Screenplay:Samson Raphaelson, Theatre Play:Miklós László,
1h 39m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut, Sara Haden, Felix Bressart, William Tracy,
 
Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.
***Deftly directed by Ernst Lubitsch from a smart, funny script by Samson Raphaelson, The Shop Around the Corner is a romantic comedy in the finest sense of the term.
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Shoulder Arms (1918)

 Charles Chaplin Writer:Charles Chaplin,
0h 45m

[Comedy; War]
 
Charlie is a boot camp private who has a dream of being a hero who goes on a daring mission behind enemy lines.
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The Silence (1963)

 Ingmar Bergman Screenplay:Ingmar Bergman,
1h 31m

[Drama]
Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten, Håkan Jahnberg, Jörgen Lindström,
 
The Silence is about the emotional distance between two sisters. The younger one is still attractive enough to pick up a lover in a strange city. The older one -- even though she is very ...
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BERGMAN at his most POWERFUL! SHOCKING! BOLD!
  



Singin in the Rain (1952)

 Gene Kelly Screenplay:Adolph Green, Screenplay:Betty Comden,
1h 43m

[Comedy; Music; Romance]
Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley,
 
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What a Glorious Feeling!

  



Snatch (2000)

 Guy Ritchie Writer:Guy Ritchie,
1h 43m

[Comedy; Crime]
Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Stephen Graham, Vinnie Jones, Alan Ford, Dennis Farina, Rade Šerbedžija,
 
Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.
***Though perhaps a case of style over substance, Guy Ritchie's second crime caper is full of snappy dialogue, dark comedy, and interesting characters.
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Stealin' Stones and Breakin' Bones.
  



Solaris (1972)

 Andrei Tarkovsky Screenplay:Andrei Tarkovsky, Novel:Stanisław Lem,
2h 47m

[Drama; Mystery; Sci-Fi]
Donatas Banionis, Natalya Bondarchuk, Jüri Järvet, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Nikolay Grinko, Vladislav Dvorzhetsky, Georgiy Teykh,
 
A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane.
***Solaris is a haunting, meditative film that uses sci-fi to raise complex questions about humanity and existence.
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Some Came Running (1958)

 Vincente Minnelli Screenplay:John Patrick, Screenplay:Arthur Sheekman, Novel:James Jones,
2h 16m

[Drama; Romance]
Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine, Martha Hyer, Arthur Kennedy, Nancy Gates, Leora Dana,
 
In the post-war, the alcoholic and bitter veteran military and former writer Dave Hirsch returns from Chicago to his hometown Parkman, Indiana. He is followed by Ginnie Moorehead, a vulgar ...
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Everyone knew Dave was back in town ... and woman-trouble must be close behind !
  



Some Like It Hot (1959)

 Billy Wilder Author:I. A. L. Diamond, Author:Michael Logan,
2h 2m

[Comedy]
Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft, Joe E. Brown, Nehemiah Persoff, Joan Shawlee,
 
When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
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The movie too HOT for words!

  



Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)

 Anatole Litvak Screenplay:Lucille Fletcher,
1h 29m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Mystery]
Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards, Wendell Corey, Harold Vermilyea, Ed Begley, Leif Erickson,
 
Whilst on the telephone, an invalid woman overhears what she thinks is a murder plot and attempts to prevent it.
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Tangled Wires... Whispering of Murder! Tangled Lives... Fighting to Escape!
  



Soylent Green (1973)

 Richard Fleischer Screenplay:Stanley R. Greenberg,
1h 37m

[Mystery; Sci-Fi; Thriller]
Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly,
 
With the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a CEO with ties to the world's main food supply.
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What is the secret of Soylent Green?
  



Spartacus (1960)

 Stanley Kubrick Novel:Howard Fast, Screenplay:Dalton Trumbo,
3h 17m

[Adventure; Biography; Drama]
Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin, Nina Foch,
 
The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.
***Featuring terrific performances and epic action, Kubrick's restored swords-and-sandals epic is a true classic.
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More titanic than any story ever told!
  



Spellbound (1945)

 Alfred Hitchcock Screenplay:Ben Hecht,
1h 58m

[Film-Noir; Mystery; Romance]
Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov, Rhonda Fleming, Leo G. Carroll, John Emery, Norman Lloyd,
 
A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory.
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The maddest love that ever possessed a woman.
  



The Spiral Staircase (1945)

 Robert Siodmak Novel:Ethel Lina White, Screenplay:Mel Dinelli,
1h 24m

[Film-Noir; Mystery; Thriller]
Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore, Kent Smith, Rhonda Fleming, Gordon Oliver, Elsa Lanchester,
 
A serial killer (circa 1916) is targeting women with 'afflictions'; one night during a thunderstorm, mute Helen feels menaced.
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The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)

 Víctor Erice Screenplay:Francisco J. Querejeta, Screenplay:Ángel Fernández Santos,
1h 38m

[Drama; Fantasy]
Fernando Fernán Gómez, Teresa Gimpera, Ana Torrent, Isabel Tellería, Laly Soldevila, Miguel Picazo, José Villasante,
 
A sensitive seven-year-old girl living in 1940 in a small Spanish village is traumatized after viewing the movie Frankenstein and drifts into her own fantasy world.
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The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (1965)

 Martin Ritt Novel:John le Carré, Screenplay:Paul Dehn, Screenplay:Guy Trosper,
1h 52m

[Drama; Thriller]
Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner, Sam Wanamaker, George Voskovec, Rupert Davies, Cyril Cusack,
 
British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
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BRACE YOURSELF FOR GREATNESS THE BOOK THE WORLD COULD NOT LAY DOWN IS NOW A MOTION PICTURE
  



Stagecoach (1939)

 John Ford Screenplay:Dudley Nichols, Story:Ernest Haycox,
1h 32m

[Adventure; Western]
Claire Trevor, John Wayne, Andy Devine, John Carradine, Thomas Mitchell, Louise Platt, George Bancroft,
 
A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process.
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John Ford’s smash hit and enduring

  



Stalag 17 (1953)

 Billy Wilder Writer:Billy Wilder, Writer:Edwin Blum, Theatre Play:Donald Bevan, Theatre Play:Edmund Trzcinski, Screenplay:Billy Wilder,
2h 1m

[Comedy; Drama; War]
William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss, Harvey Lembeck, Richard Erdman, Peter Graves,
 
When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German POW camp barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer.
***Stalag 17 survives the jump from stage to screen with flying colors, thanks to Billy Wilder's typically sterling direction and a darkly funny script.
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THE STAR-SPANGLED, LAUGH-LOADED SALUTE TO OUR P.W. HEROS!
  



Stalker (1979)

 Andrei Tarkovsky Writer:Arkadiy Strugatskiy, Writer:Boris Strugatskiy, Novel:Arkadiy Strugatskiy, Novel:Boris Strugatskiy,
2h 42m

[Drama; Sci-Fi]
Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Nikolay Grinko, Alisa Freyndlikh, Natasha Abramova,
 
A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes.
***Stalker is a complex, oblique parable that draws unforgettable images and philosophical musings from its sci-fi/thriller setting.
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The Sting (1973)

 George Roy Hill Screenplay:David S. Ward,
2h 9m

[Comedy; Crime; Drama]
Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning, Ray Walston, Eileen Brennan, Harold Gould,
 
In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.
***Paul Newman, Robert Redford, and director George Roy Hill prove that charm, humor, and a few slick twists can add up to a great film.
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...all it takes is a little Confidence.
  



Stingray Sam (2009)

 Cory McAbee Writer:Cory McAbee,
1h 0m

[Comedy; Musical; Sci-Fi]
Cory McAbee, Crugie, Joshua Taylor, Willa Vy McAbee,
 
A dangerous mission reunites STINGRAY SAM with his long lost accomplice, The Quasar Kid. Follow these two space convicts as their earn their freedom in exchange for the rescue of a young ...
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The Strange Love Of Martha Ivers (1946)

 Lewis Milestone Screenplay:Robert Rossen, Story:John Patrick,
1h 56m

[Drama; Film-Noir]
Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas, Judith Anderson, Roman Bohnen, Darryl Hickman,
 
A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., her childhood companion who is the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier.
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Fate drew them together... and only murder could part them!

  



The Stranger (1946)

 Orson Welles Screenplay:Anthony Veiller, Original Story:Victor Trivas, Dialogue:Gladys Hill,
1h 31m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, Orson Welles, Philip Merivale, Richard Long, Konstantin Shayne, Byron Keith,
 
An investigator from the War Crimes Commission travels to Connecticut to find an infamous Nazi.
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The Most Deceitful Man A Woman Ever Loved !

  



Strangers on a Train (1951)

 Alfred Hitchcock Novel:Patricia Highsmith, Screenplay:Raymond Chandler, Screenplay:Czenzi Ormonde, Screenplay:Ben Hecht, Adaptation:Whitfield Cook,
1h 41m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Thriller]
Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll, Patricia Hitchcock, Norma Varden, Marion Lorne,
 
A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder...a theory that he plans to implement.
***A provocative premise and inventive set design lights the way for Hitchcock diabolically entertaining masterpiece.
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It starts with a shriek of a train whistle...and ends with shrieking excitement.
  



A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

 Elia Kazan Theatre Play:Tennessee Williams, Screenplay:Oscar Saul,
2h 5m

[Drama]
Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden, Rudy Bond, Nick Dennis, Peg Hillias,
 
Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.
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...Blanche, who wanted so much to stay a lady...
  



Stroszek (1977)

 Werner Herzog Screenplay:Werner Herzog,
1h 48m

[Comedy; Drama]
Bruno S., Eva Mattes, Clemens Scheitz, Wilhelm von Homburg, Burkhard Driest, Clayton Szalpinski, Ely Rodriguez,
 
In Berlin, an alcoholic man, recently released from prison, joins his elderly friend and a prostitute in a determined dream to leave Germany and seek a better life in Wisconsin.
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Submarine Alert (1943)

 Frank McDonald Original Story:Maxwell Shane,
1h 7m

[Thriller; War]
Richard Arlen, Wendy Barrie, Nils Asther, Roger Pryor, Abner Biberman, Marc Lawrence, John Miljan,
 
Nazi spies use a stolen shortwave transmitter prototype to broadcast top secret shipping info to an offshore Japanese sub. To nab the spy ring, the Government has the West Coast's top radio...
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Calling All Agents! STAND BY FOR THRILLS! ADVENTURE! ACTION!

  



Suddenly (1954)

 Lewis Allen Screenplay:Richard Sale,
1h 16m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, James Gleason, Nancy Gates, Willis Bouchey, Kim Charney, Paul Frees,
 
In the city of Suddenly, three gangsters trap the Benson family in their own house, on the top of a hill nearby the railroad station, with the intention of killing the president of the USA.
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A cold-blooded thriller!
  



Sullivan's Travels (1941)

 Preston Sturges Screenplay:Preston Sturges,
1h 31m

[Adventure; Comedy; Drama]
Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn, Porter Hall, Byron Foulger,
 
A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.
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The Creator of Lady Eve brings you his latest and most lilting laugh-fest!
  



Summertime (1955)

 David Lean Screenplay:David Lean,
1h 40m

[Romance; Drama]
Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi, Isa Miranda, Darren McGavin, Mari Aldon, Jane Rose,
 
A lonely American woman unexpectedly finds romance in Venice, Italy.
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A lonely American woman unexpectedly finds romance in Venice, Italy.
  



Sunrise (1927)

 F.W. Murnau Author:Hermann Sudermann, Screenplay:Carl Mayer,
1h 34m

[Drama; Romance]
George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing, J. Farrell MacDonald, Ralph Sipperly, Jane Winton,
 
A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife.
***Boasting masterful cinematography to match its well-acted, wonderfully romantic storyline, Sunrise is perhaps the final -- and arguably definitive -- statement of the silent era.
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Sunset Boulevard (1950)

 Billy Wilder Screenplay:Charles Brackett, Screenplay:Billy Wilder, Screenplay:D.M. Marshman Jr.,
1h 50m

[Drama; Film-Noir]
William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson, Fred Clark, Lloyd Gough, Jack Webb,
 
A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.
***Arguably the greatest movie about Hollywood, Billy Wilder's masterpiece Sunset Boulevard is a tremendously entertaining combination of noir, black comedy, and character study.
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I'm ready for my close-up!

  



Suspicion (1941)

 Alfred Hitchcock Novel:Anthony Berkeley, Screenplay:Samson Raphaelson, Screenplay:Joan Harrison, Screenplay:Alma Reville,
1h 40m

[Mystery; Thriller]
Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce, Dame May Whitty, Isabel Jeans, Heather Angel,
 
A shy young heiress marries a charming gentleman, and soon begins to suspect he is planning to murder her.
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In his arms she felt safety...in his absence, haunting dread!
  



Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

 Alexander Mackendrick Author:Ernest Lehman, Screenplay:Clifford Odets,
1h 37m

[Drama; Film-Noir]
Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner, Sam Levene, Barbara Nichols, Jeff Donnell,
 
Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician.
***Sweet Smell of Success boasts a top-notch cast, sharp direction, atmospheric cinematography, and an appropriately jazzy score, making it one of the best noir crime thrillers ever made.
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The almighty J.J. ...the columnist with sixty million believers ...his wrath is feared by the great and near great who worship the sweet smell of success!
  



Swimming to Cambodia (1987)

 Jonathan Demme Writer:Spalding Gray,
1h 24m

[Comedy; Drama]
Spalding Gray,
 
Spalding Gray tells about his participation in the film, The Killing Fields & the background story about the troubles of Cambodia.
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Swing Time (1936)

 George Stevens Screenplay:Howard Lindsay, Screenplay:Allan Scott, Story:Erwin S. Gelsey,
1h 44m

[Comedy; Musical; Romance]
Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick, Eric Blore, Betty Furness, Georges Metaxa,
 
A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the 5,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer.
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A glorious songburst of gaiety and laughter!
  



A Tale of Two Cities (1935)

 Jack Conway Novel:Charles Dickens, Screenplay:W.P. Lipscomb, Screenplay:S.N. Behrman,
2h 6m

[Drama; History; Romance]
Ronald Colman, Elizabeth Allan, Edna May Oliver, Reginald Owen, Basil Rathbone, Blanche Yurka, Henry B. Walthall,
 
A pair of lookalikes, one a former French aristocrat and the other an alcoholic English lawyer, fall in love with the same woman amongst the turmoil of the French Revolution.
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The Immortal Story of Love and Intrigue During French Revolution!
  



The Tall T (1957)

 Budd Boetticher Story:Elmore Leonard, Screenplay:Burt Kennedy,
1h 18m

[Thriller; Western]
Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Maureen O'Sullivan, Arthur Hunnicutt, Skip Homeier, Henry Silva, John Hubbard,
 
An independent former ranch foreman is kidnapped along with an heiress, who is being held for ransom by trio of ruthless outlaws.
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Taut! Torrid! Tremendous! T Is for Terror!

  



Taxi Driver (1976)

 Martin Scorsese Writer:Paul Schrader,
1h 54m

[Crime; Drama]
Robert De Niro, Cybill Shepherd, Harvey Keitel, Jodie Foster, Peter Boyle, Leonard Harris, Albert Brooks,
 
A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
***A must-see film for movie lovers, this Martin Scorsese masterpiece is as hard-hitting as it is compelling, with Robert De Niro at his best.
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On every street in every city, there's a nobody who dreams of being a somebody.
  



The Tenant (1976)

 Roman Polanski Screenplay:Roman Polanski, Screenplay:Gérard Brach, Novel:Roland Topor,
2h 5m

[Thriller]
Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Bernard Fresson, Shelley Winters, Gérard Jugnot, Josiane Balasko,
 
A bureaucrat rents a Paris apartment where he finds himself drawn into a rabbit hole of dangerous paranoia.
***A rough-edged thriller that lacks the precision of Polanski's best work, but makes up for it with its skillful mounting of paranoia, dread, and dark themes.
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That Hamilton Woman (1941)

 Alexander Korda Screenplay:Walter Reisch, Screenplay:R.C. Sherriff,
2h 5m

[Drama; History; Romance]
Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Alan Mowbray, Sara Allgood, Gladys Cooper, Henry Wilcoxon, Heather Angel,
 
Sir William Hamilton, a widower of mature years, is British ambassador to the Court of Naples. Emma who comes for a visit with her mother wouldn't cut the grade with London society but she ...
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They Live by Night (1948)

 Nicholas Ray Screenplay:Charles Schnee, Adaptation:Nicholas Ray, Novel:Edward Anderson,
1h 35m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Romance]
Cathy O'Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva, Jay C. Flippen, Helen Craig, Will Wright, William Phipps,
 
An escaped convict, injured during a robbery, falls in love with the woman who nurses him back to health, but their relationship seems doomed from the beginning.
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Cops or no cops I'm going through!

  



The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

 Tim Whelan Screenplay:Miles Malleson, Scenario Writer:Lajos Biró,
1h 46m

[Adventure; Family; Fantasy]
Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez, Rex Ingram, John Justin, Miles Malleson, Morton Selten,
 
After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.
***Dashing, dazzling, and altogether magical, The Thief of Bagdad is an enchanting fantasy for children of all ages.
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GIGANTIC! The Wonder Picture of All Time!
  



Thieves Highway (1949)

 Jules Dassin Novel:A.I. Bezzerides,
1h 34m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Thriller]
Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb, Barbara Lawrence, Jack Oakie, Millard Mitchell, Joseph Pevney,
 
A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw.
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You Need a Friend, Strong Man, - And I'm Friendly!
  



Thin Man 1 - The Thin Man (1934)

 W.S. Van Dyke Novel:Dashiell Hammett, Screenplay:Albert Hackett, Screenplay:Frances Goodrich,
1h 31m

[Comedy; Crime; Mystery]
William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton, Minna Gombell, Porter Hall, Henry Wadsworth,
 
Nick and Nora Charles, a former detective and his rich, playful wife, investigate a murder case mostly for the fun of it.
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A laugh tops every thrilling moment!
  



Thin Man 2 - After the Thin Man (1936)

 W.S. Van Dyke Screenplay:Frances Goodrich, Screenplay:Albert Hackett, Story:Dashiell Hammett,
1h 52m

[Comedy; Crime; Mystery]
William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart, Elissa Landi, Joseph Calleia, Jessie Ralph, Alan Marshal,
 
Nick investigates the case of a missing man and later a murder that is connected to Nora's family.
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Continuing the fun in their NEW hit!
  



Thin Man 3 - Another Thin Man (1939)

 W.S. Van Dyke Writer:Frances Goodrich, Writer:Albert Hackett, Story:Dashiell Hammett,
1h 43m

[Comedy; Drama; Mystery]
William Powell, Myrna Loy, Virginia Grey, Otto Kruger, C. Aubrey Smith, Ruth Hussey, Nat Pendleton,
 
An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in Nick and Nora (with new baby) to sort things out.
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Their Merriest Hit! Mr. and Mrs. Thin Man Have a B-A-B-Y!
  



Thin Man 4 - Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

 W.S. Van Dyke Characters:Dashiell Hammett, Story:Harry Kurnitz, Screenplay:Irving Brecher,
1h 37m

[Comedy; Drama; Romance]
William Powell, Myrna Loy, Barry Nelson, Donna Reed, Sam Levene, Alan Baxter, Henry O'Neill,
 
Nick and Nora are at their wise-cracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race-track.
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FUNNIER THAN EVER in their first new laugh-thriller in 2 years!
  



Thin Man 5 - The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)

 Richard Thorpe Story:Robert Riskin, Story:Harry Kurnitz, Screenplay:Dwight Taylor, Characters:Dashiell Hammett,
1h 40m

[Comedy; Crime; Mystery]
William Powell, Myrna Loy, Lucile Watson, Gloria DeHaven, Anne Revere, Helen Vinson, Harry Davenport,
 
Nick and Nora go on holiday, and end up involved in a murder.
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Together again in M-G-M's riotous comedy.
  



Thin Man 6 - Song of the Thin Man (1947)

 Edward Buzzell Story:Stanley Roberts, Characters:Dashiell Hammett, Screenplay:Steve Fisher, Screenplay:Nat Perrin,
1h 27m

[Comedy; Crime; Drama]
William Powell, Myrna Loy, Keenan Wynn, Dean Stockwell, Phillip Reed, Patricia Morison, Leon Ames,
 
Nick, Nora, and Nick Jr. investigate the murder of a band leader in New York.
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WILLIAM POWELL and MYRNA LOY and me too. We're all together again in a NEW MGM mystery comedy!
  



The Thing from Another World (1951)

 Christian Nyby Screenplay:Howard Hawks, Screenplay:Charles Lederer, Screenplay:Ben Hecht,
1h 27m

[Horror; Sci-Fi]
Margaret Sheridan, Kenneth Tobey, Robert O. Cornthwaite, James R. Young, James Arness,
 
Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.
***As flying saucer movies go, The Thing From Another World is better than most, thanks to well-drawn characters and concise, tense plotting.
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Look Out...It's The Thing
  



Things to Come (1936)

 William Cameron Menzies Novel:H.G. Wells,
1h 37m

[Drama; Sci-Fi]
Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke, Margaretta Scott, Maurice Braddell, Sophie Stewart,
 
The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.
***Eerily prescient in its presentation of a dystopian future, Things to Come's special effects may be somewhat dated, but its potent ideas haven't aged at all.
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The future is here!
  



The Third Man (1949)

 Carol Reed Screenplay:Graham Greene,
1h 45m

[Film-Noir; Mystery; Thriller]
Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Bernard Lee, Paul Hörbiger, Siegfried Breuer,
 
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
***This atmospheric thriller is one of the undisputed masterpieces of cinema, and boasts iconic performances from Joseph Cotten and Orson Welles.
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Hunted by men...Sought by WOMEN!
  



This Gun for Hire (1942)

 Frank Tuttle Novel:Graham Greene, Screenplay:Albert Maltz, Screenplay:W.R. Burnett,
1h 21m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Veronica Lake, Robert Preston, Laird Cregar, Alan Ladd, Tully Marshall, Marc Lawrence, Olin Howland,
 
When hired killer Philip Raven shoots a blackmailer and his beautiful female companion dead, he's is paid off in marked bills by his treasonous employer who is working with foreign spies.
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Lover without a heart...killer without a conscience!

  



This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

 Rob Reiner Writer:Rob Reiner, Writer:Christopher Guest, Writer:Michael McKean, Writer:Harry Shearer,
1h 23m

[Comedy; Music]
Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, R.J. Parnell, David Kaff, Rob Reiner, Bruno Kirby,
 
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.
***Smartly directed, brilliantly acted, and packed with endlessly quotable moments, This Is Spinal Tap is an all-time comedy classic.
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Does for rock & roll what 'The Sound of Music' did for hills.
  



The Three Musketeers (1948)

 George Sidney Novel:Alexandre Dumas père, Screenplay:Robert Ardrey,
2h 1m

[Action; Adventure; Drama]
Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, June Allyson, Van Heflin, Angela Lansbury, Gig Young, Vincent Price,
 
D'Artagnan and his musketeer comrades thwart the plans of Royal Prime Minister Richelieu to usurp the King's power.
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THE COMPLETE ROMANCE...THE FULL NOVEL!
  



Throne of Blood (1957)

 Akira Kurosawa Screenplay:Shinobu Hashimoto, Screenplay:Ryûzô Kikushima, Screenplay:Akira Kurosawa, Screenplay:Hideo Oguni, Theatre Play:William Shakespeare,
1h 50m

[Drama]
Toshirō Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Akira Kubo, Hiroshi Tachikawa, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Takamaru Sasaki,
 
A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle.
***A career high point for Akira Kurosawa -- and one of the best film adaptations of a Shakespeare play.
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The Time Machine (1960)

 George Pal Novel:H.G. Wells, Screenplay:David Duncan,
1h 43m

[Adventure; Fantasy; Romance]
Rod Taylor, Yvette Mimieux, Sebastian Cabot, Tom Helmore, Whit Bissell, Doris Lloyd,
 
A man's vision for an utopian society is disillusioned when travelling forward into time reveals a dark and dangerous society.
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You Will Orbit into the Fantastic Future!
  



Timetable (1956)

 Mark Stevens Writer:Aben Kandel, Story:Robert Angus,
1h 20m

[Crime]
Mark Stevens, King Calder, Felicia Farr, Marianne Stewart, Wesley Addy, Alan Reed, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.,
 
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With All The Terror Of A Time Bomb!

  



To Be or Not to Be (1942)

 Ernst Lubitsch Author:Edwin Justus Mayer, Author:Ernst Lubitsch, Author:Melchior Lengyel,
1h 39m

[Comedy; War]
Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart, Lionel Atwill, Stanley Ridges, Sig Ruman,
 
During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.
***A complex and timely satire with as much darkness as slapstick, Ernst Lubitsch's To Be or Not To Be delicately balances humor and ethics.
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To Catch A Thief (1955)

 Alfred Hitchcock Author:David Dodge, Screenplay:John Michael Hayes,
1h 47m

[Mystery; Romance; Thriller]
Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, Brigitte Auber, John Williams, Charles Vanel, Jean Martinelli,
 
When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence.
***It may occasionally be guilty of coasting on pure charm, but To Catch a Thief has it in spades -- as well as a pair of perfectly matched stars in Cary Grant and Grace Kelly.
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WANTED by the police in all the luxury-spots of Europe!... A catch for any woman!
  



To Have and Have Not (1944)

 Howard Hawks Screenplay:Jules Furthman, Screenplay:William Faulkner, Novel:Ernest Hemingway,
1h 40m

[Adventure; Comedy; Romance]
Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Moran, Hoagy Carmichael, Sheldon Leonard, Walter Szurovy,
 
During WWII, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a Free French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sexy lounge singer.
***With Howard Hawks directing and Bogey and Bacall in front of the cameras, To Have and Have Not benefits from several levels of fine-tuned chemistry -- all of which ignite on screen.
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TALK ABOUT T.N.T.! THIS is IT!
  



To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

 Robert Mulligan Screenplay:Horton Foote, Author:Harper Lee,
2h 9m

[Drama]
Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Phillip Alford, Robert Duvall, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy,
 
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.
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If you have read the novel, you will relive every treasured moment... If not, a deeply moving experience awaits you!
  



Tokyo Story (1953)

 Yasujirō Ozu Writer:Kôgo Noda, Writer:Yasujirō Ozu,
2h 17m

[Drama]
Chishû Ryû, Chieko Higashiyama, Setsuko Hara, Haruko Sugimura, Sô Yamamura, Kuniko Miyake, Kyôko Kagawa,
 
An old couple visit their children and grandchildren in the city; but the children have little time for them.
***Tokyo Story is a Yasujiro Ozu masterpiece whose rewarding complexity has lost none of its power more than half a century on.
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Tombstone (1993)

 George P. Cosmatos Screenplay:Kevin Jarre,
2h 10m

[Action; Drama; History]
Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, Stephen Lang, Powers Boothe, Michael Biehn,
 
A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.
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Justice is coming.

  



Too Late for Tears (1949)

 Byron Haskin Screenplay:Roy Huggins,
1h 39m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea, Arthur Kennedy, Kristine Miller, Barry Kelley,
 
Through a fluke circumstance a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with 0,000, and she is determined to hold onto it even it if means murder.
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That's just to remind you... You're in a tough racket now!

  



Topper (1937)

 Norman Z. McLeod Screenplay:Jack Jevne, Screenplay:Eric Hatch, Screenplay:Eddie Moran, Novel:Thorne Smith,
1h 38m

[Comedy; Fantasy; Romance]
Constance Bennett, Cary Grant, Roland Young, Billie Burke, Alan Mowbray, Eugene Pallette, Arthur Lake,
 
A fun-loving couple, finding that they died and are now ghosts, decide to shake up the stuffy lifestyle of a friend of theirs.
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90 ROARING MINUTES OF LAUGHS!
  



Touch of Evil (1958)

 Orson Welles Novel:Whit Masterson, Screenplay:Orson Welles,
1h 50m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Thriller]
Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles, Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff, Joanna Moore, Ray Collins,
 
A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.
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THE STRANGEST VENGEANCE EVER PLANNED!

  



Touchez Pas Au Grisbi (1954)

 Jacques Becker Adaptation:Jacques Becker, Novel:Albert Simonin, Adaptation:Maurice Griffe,
1h 37m

[Action; Crime; Drama]
Jean Gabin, René Dary, Dora Doll, Vittorio Sanipoli, Marilyn Buferd, Gaby Basset, Lino Ventura,
 
An aging, world-weary gangster is double-crossed and forced out of retirement when his best friend is kidnapped and their stash of eight stolen gold bars demanded as ransom.
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Trainspotting (1996)

 Danny Boyle Author:Irvine Welsh, Screenplay:John Hodge,
1h 34m

[Drama]
Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Kelly Macdonald, Kevin McKidd, Peter Mullan,
 
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
***A brutal, often times funny, other times terrifying portrayal of drug addiction in Edinburgh. Not for the faint of heart, but well worth viewing as a realistic and entertaining reminder of the horrors of drug use.
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Choose life.
  



Trapped (1949)

 Richard Fleischer Original Story:Earl Felton, Original Story:George Zuckerman,
1h 22m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Lloyd Bridges, Barbara Payton, John Hoyt, James Todd, Russ Conway, Robert Karnes, Jay C. Flippen,
 
U.S. Treasury Department agents go after a ring of counterfeiters.
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When a killer dreams of millions... and a girl to spend them on!

  



Treasure Island (1934)

 Victor Fleming Novel:Robert Louis Stevenson, Screenplay:John Lee Mahin,
1h 43m

[Adventure]
Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper, Lionel Barrymore, Otto Kruger, Lewis Stone, Nigel Bruce, Charles 'Chic' Sale,
 
Young Jim Hawkins is torn between his loyalty to his benefactors and his affection for lovable rogue Long John Silver in their struggle to recover a buried pirate treasure.
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Sail the high seas of adventure again!

  



Treasure Island (1950)

 Byron Haskin Author:Robert Louis Stevenson, Screenplay:Lawrence Edward Watkin,
1h 36m

[Adventure; Family]
Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney, Walter Fitzgerald, Denis O'Dea, Finlay Currie, Ralph Truman,
 
The treasure seeking adventures of young Jim Hawkins and pirate captain Long John Silver.
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a young cabin boy, a roguish buccaneer...match wits in a swashbuckling adventure!

  



Treasure Island (1972)

 John Hough 
1h 35m

[Adventure; Family]
Orson Welles, Kim Burfield, Walter Slezak, Ángel del Pozo, Rik Battaglia, Lionel Stander,
 
Young Jim Hawkins has an unforgettable encounter with pirate Captain Long John Silver and his murderous mates.
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Treasure Island (1990)

 Fraser Clarke Heston Writer:Fraser Clarke Heston, Novel:Robert Louis Stevenson,
2h 11m

[Action; Adventure; Crime]
Charlton Heston, Christian Bale, Oliver Reed, Christopher Lee,
 
Young Jim Hawkins, while running the Benbow Inn with his mother, meets Captain Billy Bones, who dies at the inn while it is besieged by buccaneers led by Blind Pew. Jim and his mother fight...
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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

 John Huston Novel:B. Traven, Screenplay:John Huston,
2h 6m

[Action; Adventure; Drama]
Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett, Barton MacLane, Alfonso Bedoya, Arturo Soto Rangel,
 
Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains.
***Remade but never duplicated, this darkly humorous morality tale represents John Huston at his finest.
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The nearer they get to their treasure, the farther they get from the law.

  



A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)

 Elia Kazan Writer:Frank Davis, Writer:Tess Slesinger, Novel:Betty Smith,
2h 9m

[Drama]
Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn, Lloyd Nolan, James Gleason, Ted Donaldson, Peggy Ann Garner,
 
Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.
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The Trial (1962)

 Orson Welles Novel:Franz Kafka, Screenplay:Orson Welles,
2h 1m

[Drama; Mystery; Thriller]
Anthony Perkins, Jeanne Moreau, Romy Schneider, Orson Welles, Akim Tamiroff, Elsa Martinelli, Suzanne Flon,
 
An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.
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Trouble In Paradise (1932)

 Ernst Lubitsch Author:Aladar Laszlo, Author:Grover Jones, Author:Samson Raphaelson,
1h 23m

[Comedy; Crime; Romance]
Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Charles Ruggles, Edward Everett Horton, C. Aubrey Smith, Robert Greig,
 
A gentleman thief and a lady pickpocket join forces to con a beautiful perfume company owner. Romantic entanglements and jealousies confuse the scheme.
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The Trouble with Harry (1955)

 Alfred Hitchcock Screenplay:John Michael Hayes, Novel:Jack Trevor Story,
1h 35m

[Mystery]
Edmund Gwenn, John Forsythe, Mildred Natwick, Mildred Dunnock, Jerry Mathers, Shirley MacLaine, Royal Dano,
 
The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body...
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A THRILLER with a difference!
  



True Grit (1969)

 Henry Hathaway Screenplay:Marguerite Roberts, Novel:Charles Portis,
2h 8m

[Adventure; Western; Drama]
John Wayne, Kim Darby, Jeremy Slate, Dennis Hopper, Robert Duvall, Glen Campbell, Alfred Ryder,
 
A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer in Indian territory.
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The strangest trio ever to track a killer

  



True Grit (2010)

 Joel Coen Screenplay:Joel Coen, Screenplay:Ethan Coen,
1h 50m

[Adventure; Drama; Western]
Jeff Bridges, Hailee Steinfeld, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Barry Pepper, Dakin Matthews, Jarlath Conroy,
 
A tough U.S. Marshal helps a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer.
***Girded by strong performances from Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, and newcomer Hailee Steinfeld, and lifted by some of the Coens' most finely tuned, unaffected work, True Grit is a worthy companion to the Charles Portis book.
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Punishment Comes One Way or Another.

  



True Stories (1986)

 David Byrne Writer:David Byrne, Writer:Stephen Tobolowsky, Writer:Beth Henley,
1h 29m

[Musical; Comedy]
David Byrne, John Goodman, Swoosie Kurtz, Spalding Gray, Annie McEnroe, Jo Harvey Allen, Alix Elias,
 
A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.
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A Completely Cool, Multi-Purpose Movie.
  



Twelve O'Clock High (1949)

 Henry King Screenplay:Sy Bartlett, Screenplay:Beirne Lay Jr.,
2h 12m

[Drama; War]
Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill, Millard Mitchell, Dean Jagger, Robert Arthur, Paul Stewart,
 
A hard-as-nails general takes over a bomber unit suffering from low morale and whips them into fighting shape.
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A story of twelve men as their women never knew them...
  



Ugetsu Monogatari (1953)

 Kenji Mizoguchi Adaptation:Matsutarô Kawaguchi, Screenplay:Yoshikata Yoda, Story:Akinari Ueda, Idea:Kyûchi Tsuji,
1h 37m

[Fantasy; Drama; Mystery]
Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyô, Kinuyo Tanaka, Eitarô Ozawa, Ikio Sawamura, Mitsuko Mito, Kikue Môri,
 
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Umberto D (1952)

 Vittorio De Sica Screenplay:Cesare Zavattini,
1h 29m

[Drama]
Carlo Battisti, Maria-Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari, Ileana Simova, Elena Rea, Memmo Carotenuto,
 
A elderly man and his dog struggle to survive on his government pension in Rome.
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Under Capricorn (1949)

 Alfred Hitchcock Theatre Play:John Colton, Theatre Play:Margaret Linden, Novel:Helen Simpson, Adaptation:Hume Cronyn, Screenplay:James Bridie,
1h 52m

[Crime; Drama; Romance]
Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding, Margaret Leighton, Cecil Parker, Denis O'Dea, Jack Watling,
 
A young gentleman goes to Australia where he reunites with his now married childhood sweetheart, only to find out she has become an alcoholic and harbors dark secrets.
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Mystery, murder and passion from the master of suspense!
  



Unfaithfully Yours (1948)

 Preston Sturges Screenplay:Preston Sturges,
1h 45m

[Comedy; Music]
Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallée, Barbara Lawrence, Kurt Kreuger, Lionel Stander,
 
Set to music, a symphony conductor envisions multiple possible scenarios for dealing with his wife's infidelity.
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Will somebody get her tonite?
  



Unforgiven (1992)

 Clint Eastwood Author:David Webb Peoples,
2h 11m

[Western]
Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris, Jaimz Woolvett, Anna Thomson, Saul Rubinek,
 
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.
***As both director and star, Clint Eastwood strips away decades of Hollywood varnish applied to the Wild West, and emerges with a series of harshly eloquent statements about the nature of violence.
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Some legends will never be forgotten. Some wrongs can never be forgiven.

  



The Uninvited (1944)

 Lewis Allen Novel:Dorothy Macardle, Screenplay:Dodie Smith, Screenplay:Frank Partos,
1h 39m

[Fantasy; Horror; Mystery]
Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, Donald Crisp, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dorothy Stickney, Barbara Everest, Alan Napier,
 
A composer and his sister discover that the reason they are able to purchase a beautiful gothic seacoast mansion very cheaply is the house's unsavory past.
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From the Most Popular Mystery Romance since Rebecca!
  



The Unsuspected (1947)

 Michael Curtiz Novel:Charlotte Armstrong, Adaptation:Bess Meredyth, Screenplay:Ranald MacDougall,
1h 43m

[Drama; Film-Noir; Mystery]
Joan Caulfield, Claude Rains, Audrey Totter, Constance Bennett, Hurd Hatfield, Ted North, Fred Clark,
 
The secretary of an affably suave radio mystery host mysteriously commits suicide after his wealthy young niece disappears.
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YOU CAN'T FORSEE IT! YOU CAN'T FORGET IT!

  



The Usual Suspects (1995)

 Bryan Singer Screenplay:Christopher McQuarrie,
1h 46m

[Crime; Drama; Thriller]
Kevin Spacey, Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Benicio del Toro, Kevin Pollak, Chazz Palminteri, Pete Postlethwaite,
 
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup.
***Expertly shot and edited, The Usual Suspects gives the audience a simple plot and then piles on layers of deceit, twists, and violence before pulling out the rug from underneath.
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Five Criminals . One Line Up . No Coincidence.
  



Vera Cruz (1954)

 Robert Aldrich Screenplay:Roland Kibbee, Screenplay:James R. Webb,
1h 34m

[Adventure; Western]
Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Denise Darcel, Cesar Romero, Sara Montiel, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson,
 
During the Mexican Rebellion of 1866, an unsavory group of American adventurers are hired by the forces of Emporer Maximilian to escort a countess to Vera Cruz.
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The Giants Battle In The Biggest Spectacle Of Them All!

  



Vertigo (1958)

 Alfred Hitchcock Author:Pierre Boileau, Author:Thomas Narcejac, Screenplay:Alec Coppel, Screenplay:Samuel A. Taylor,
2h 8m

[Mystery; Romance; Thriller]
James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones, Raymond Bailey, Ellen Corby,
 
A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
***An unpredictable scary thriller that doubles as a mournful meditation on love, loss, and human comfort.
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Alfred Hitchcock engulfs you in a whirlpool of terror and tension!

  



The Violent Men (1955)

 Rudolph Maté Screenplay:Harry Kleiner, Novel:Donald Hamilton,
1h 32m

[Western]
Glenn Ford, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Dianne Foster, Brian Keith, May Wynn, Warner Anderson,
 
A Union ex-officer plans to sell up to Anchor Ranch and move east with his fiancee, but the low price offered by Anchor's crippled owner and the outfit's bully-boy tactics make him think ...
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VOLCANIC! VALIANT! VICIOUS! Violence and Passion the Screen Has Seldom Seen!

  



The Virgin Spring (1960)

 Ingmar Bergman Screenplay:Ulla Isaksson,
1h 30m

[Drama]
Max von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitta Pettersson, Axel Düberg, Allan Edwall, Tor Isedal,
 
A kind but pampered beautiful young virgin and her family's pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way.
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Viridiana (1961)

 Luis Buñuel Screenplay:Julio Alejandro, Screenplay:Luis Buñuel,
1h 31m

[Drama]
Silvia Pinal, Francisco Rabal, Fernando Rey, José Calvo, Margarita Lozano, Victoria Zinny, Teresa Rabal,
 
Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.
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WC Fields - Wayne and Shuster Special (1962)

  
0h 52m

[Comedy; Documentary]
 
N/A
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The Wages of Fear (1953)

 Henri-Georges Clouzot Screenplay:Henri-Georges Clouzot, Screenplay:Jérôme Géronimi, Novel:Georges Arnaud,
2h 28m

[Adventure; Drama; Thriller]
Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck, Folco Lulli, Véra Clouzot, Antonio Centa, Luis De Lima,
 
In a decrepit South American village, men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe.
***An existential suspense classic, The Wages of Fear blends nonstop suspense with biting satire; its influence is still being felt on today's thrillers.
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Dynamic Tremendous Shattering
  



Wagon Master (1950)

 John Ford Screenplay:Frank S. Nugent, Screenplay:Patrick Ford,
1h 26m

[Adventure; Western]
Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru, Harry Carey, Jr., Ward Bond, Charles Kemper, Alan Mowbray, Jane Darwell,
 
Two young drifters guide a Mormon wagon train to the San Juan Valley and encounter cutthroats, Indians, geography, and moral challenges on the journey.
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John Ford's lusty successor to Fort Apache and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

  



Wait Until Dark (1967)

 Terence Young Theatre Play:Frederick Knott, Screenplay:Robert Carrington, Screenplay:Jane-Howard Carrington,
1h 48m

[Crime; Drama; Thriller]
Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Jack Weston, Samantha Jones, Julie Herrod,
 
A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.
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A blind woman plays a deadly game of survival.
  



Wake Me When the War is Over (1969)

 Gene Nelson Writer:Frank Peppiatt, Writer:John Aylesworth,
1h 14m

[Comedy]
Ken Berry, Eva Gabor, Werner Klemperer,
 
During the latter days of WW2 an American Lieutenant (Berry), accidentally falls out of an airplane that he was on and falls into German territory. He is taken in by a Baroness (Gabor). She...
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Wake of the Red Witch (1948)

 Edward Ludwig Screenplay:Harry Brown, Screenplay:Kenneth Gamet, Novel:Garland Roark,
1h 47m

[Action; Adventure; Romance]
John Wayne, Gail Russell, Gig Young, Adele Mara, Luther Adler, Eduard Franz, Grant Withers,
 
Captain Ralls fights Dutch shipping magnate Mayrant Sidneye for the woman he loves, Angelique Desaix, and for a fortune in gold aboard the Red Witch.
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Romance! Adventure!...as wild as the RAGING SEAS!

  



Walk The Dark Street (1956)

 Wyott Ordung Writer:Wyott Ordung,
1h 12m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Chuck Connors,
 
N/A
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Watch on the Rhine (1943)

 Herman Shumlin Screenplay:Dashiell Hammett, Theatre Play:Lillian Hellman,
1h 52m

[Drama]
Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald, George Coulouris, Lucile Watson, Beulah Bondi, Donald Woods,
 
Sara and Kurt Muller and their three children are returning to her mother's home in Washington DC after 18 years in Europe. A Romanian Count living there discovers Kurt's attache case full ...
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On her lonesome lips a smile.
  



The Way Ahead (1944)

 Carol Reed Story:Eric Ambler, Screenplay:Peter Ustinov,
1h 50m

[War; Drama]
David Niven, Stanley Holloway, James Donald, John Laurie, Leslie Dwyer, Hugh Burden, Jimmy Hanley,
 
A group of conscripts are called up into the infantry during WWII. At first they appear a hopeless bunch but their sergeant and Lieutenant have faith in them and mould them into a good team...
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We Dive at Dawn (1943)

 Anthony Asquith 
1h 33m

[Action; Drama; War]
John Mills, Eric Portman,
 
All leave is canceled so that a British submarine can be sent after a new German warship. They chase it so far that they have no fuel to get home.
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We're No Angels (1955)

 Michael Curtiz Screenplay:Albert Husson, Screenplay:Ranald MacDougall,
1h 42m

[Comedy; Crime; Romance]
Humphrey Bogart, Aldo Ray, Peter Ustinov, Joan Bennett, Basil Rathbone, John Baer,
 
Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises.
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A strangler... A swindler... A safecracker... Yet you'll love them!
  



When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)

 Mikio Naruse Writer:Ryûzô Kikushima,
1h 51m

[Drama]
Masayuki Mori, Tatsuya Nakadai, Reiko Dan, Hideko Takamine,
 
A middle-aged bar hostess, constantly in debt, is faced with numerous social constraints and challenges posed to her by her family, customers and friends.
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Where Eagles Dare (1968)

 Brian G. Hutton Screenplay:Alistair MacLean,
2h 35m

[Action; Adventure; War]
Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Patrick Wymark, Michael Hordern, Donald Houston, Peter Barkworth,
 
Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding an American General prisoner... but that's not all that's really going on.
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They dare to climb a terrifying new peak in suspense... all the way up to hell!
  



Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)

 Otto Preminger Screenplay:Ben Hecht,
1h 35m

[Crime; Film-Noir; Drama]
Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Gary Merrill, Bert Freed, Tom Tully, Karl Malden, Ruth Donnelly,
 
Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon wants to be something his old man wasn't: a guy on the right side of the law. But Dixon's vicious nature will get the better of him.
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Whispering City (1947)

 Fyodor Otsep Writer:Rian James, Writer:Leonard Lee, Story:George Zuckerman, Story:Michael Lennox,
1h 31m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Paul Lukas, Mary Anderson, Helmut Dantine, John Pratt, George Alexander, Joy Lafleur,
 
When a nagging wife commits suicide, her husband is threatened with a murder frame by his lawyer, unless he kills a certain female reporter for him.
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Fear was in her heart! Hatred burned his soul!

  



Whistle Down the Wind (1961)

 Bryan Forbes Novel:Mary Hayley Bell,
1h 35m

[Drama]
Alan Bates, Hayley Mills, Bernard Lee, Norman Bird, Diane Clare, Hamilton Dyce,
 
When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owners three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.
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White Heat (1949)

 Raoul Walsh Screenplay:Ivan Goff, Screenplay:Ben Roberts, Author:Virginia Kellogg,
1h 53m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly, Steve Cochran, John Archer, Wally Cassell,
 
A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn
***Raoul Walsh's crime drama goes further into the psychology of a gangster than most fear to tread and James Cagney's portrayal of the tragic anti-hero is constantly volatile.
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Pick up the pieces folks, Jimmy's in action again!
  



Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966)

 Mike Nichols Theatre Play:Edward Albee, Screenplay:Ernest Lehman, Storyboard:Harold Michelson,
2h 11m

[Drama; Romance]
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis, Agnes Flanagan, Frank Flanagan,
 
A bitter aging couple with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.
***Led by a volcanic performance from Elizabeth Taylor, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a scathing adaptation of the Edward Albee play that serves as a brilliant calling card for debuting director Mike Nichols.
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You are cordially invited to George and Martha's for an evening of fun and games
  



Who's Minding the Mint (1967)

 Howard Morris Writer:R.S. Allen, Writer:Harvey Bullock,
1h 37m

[Comedy]
Jim Hutton, Dorothy Provine, Milton Berle, Joey Bishop, Bob Denver, Walter Brennan, Victor Buono,
 
A mint worker accidentally destroys some money and decides to break in and reprint it, but find he has some unwanted partners.
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With a cast of thousands - in hundreds, tens and singles!
  



The Wild Bunch (1969)

 Sam Peckinpah Author:Walon Green, Author:Roy N. Sickner, Screenplay:Sam Peckinpah,
2h 25m

[Action; Adventure; Western]
Ernest Borgnine, William Holden, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien, Warren Oates, Jaime Sánchez, Ben Johnson,
 
An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the traditional American West is disappearing around them.
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If you only want to spend two hours in a movie theatre and go home and forget it, stay away from THE WILD BUNCH.

  



Wild Strawberries (1957)

 Ingmar Bergman Writer:Ingmar Bergman, Screenplay:Ingmar Bergman,
1h 33m

[Drama]
Victor Sjöström, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Jullan Kindahl, Gunnar Sjöberg, Max von Sydow,
 
After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence.
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Winchester 73 (1950)

 Anthony Mann Story:Stuart N. Lake, Screenplay:Borden Chase, Screenplay:Robert L. Richards,
1h 32m

[Western]
James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally, Millard Mitchell, Charles Drake, John McIntire,
 
The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive.
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Windbag the Sailor (1936)

 William Beaudine 
1h 22m

[Comedy]
Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Norma Varden, Kenneth Warrington, Amy Veness, Dennis Wyndham,
 
Will Hay plays a bragging sea captain whose maritime experience actually extends to navigating a coal barge down inland waterways. His tall tales catch him out when he is co-erced into ...
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Winter Light (1963)

 Ingmar Bergman Writer:Ingmar Bergman,
1h 22m

[Drama]
Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Gunnel Lindblom, Max von Sydow, Allan Edwall, Kolbjörn Knudsen,
 
A small town priest struggles with his faith.
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Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

 Billy Wilder Novel:Agatha Christie, Adaptation:Lawrence B. Marcus, Screenplay:Billy Wilder, Screenplay:Harry Kurnitz,
1h 56m

[Drama; Mystery; Thriller]
Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, John Williams, Henry Daniell, Ian Wolfe,
 
Leonard Vole is arrested on suspicion of murdering an elderly acquaintance. He employs an experienced but aging barrister as his defense attorney.
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Unmatched ...in a half century of motion picture suspense!
  



The Woman In The Window (1944)

 Fritz Lang Screenplay:Nunnally Johnson, Novel:J.H. Wallis,
1h 39m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Raymond Massey, Edmund Breon, Dan Duryea, Thomas E. Jackson, Dorothy Peterson,
 
When a conservative middle-aged professor engages in a minor dalliance with a femme fatale, he is plunged into a nightmarish quicksand of blackmail and murder.
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It was the look in her eyes that made him think of murder.
  



Woman in the Dunes (1964)

 Hiroshi Teshigahara Novel:Kôbô Abe,
2h 27m

[Drama; Thriller]
Eiji Okada, Kyoko Kishida, Ginzô Sekiguchi, Kôji Mitsui, Sen Yano, Hiroko Itô,
 
An entomologist on vacation is trapped by local villagers into living with a woman whose life task is shoveling sand for them.
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Haunting. Erotic. Unforgettable.
  



The Wrong Man (1956)

 Alfred Hitchcock Screenplay:Maxwell Anderson, Screenplay:Angus MacPhail,
1h 45m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle, Harold J. Stone, Charles Cooper, John Heldabrand, Esther Minciotti,
 
True story of an innocent man mistaken for a criminal.
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Somewhere...somewhere there must be the right man!
  



Wuthering Heights (1939)

 William Wyler Novel:Emily Brontë, Screenplay:Charles MacArthur, Screenplay:Ben Hecht, Screenplay:John Huston,
1h 44m

[Drama; Romance]
Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier, David Niven, Flora Robson, Donald Crisp, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Hugh Williams,
 
A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveler the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy and Heathcliff.
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SINISTER SHADOWS & BURNING LOVE
  



Yojimbo (1961)

 Akira Kurosawa Screenplay:Akira Kurosawa, Screenplay:Ryûzô Kikushima,
1h 51m

[Drama]
Toshirō Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa, Isuzu Yamada, Daisuke Katô, Takashi Shimura, Seizaburô Kawazu,
 
A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town.
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You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939)

 Edward F. Cline Screenplay:Everett Freeman, Screenplay:Richard Mack, Screenplay:George Marion Jr.,
1h 19m

[Comedy]
W.C. Fields, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Constance Moore, John Arledge, James Bush, Thurston Hall,
 
Larson E. Whipsnade runs a seedy circus which is perpetually in debt. His performers give him nothing but trouble, especially Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy. Meanwhile, Whipsnade's son ...
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You Only Live Once (1937)

 Fritz Lang Screenplay:Gene Towne, Screenplay:C. Graham Baker,
1h 26m

[Crime; Drama; Film-Noir]
Henry Fonda, Sylvia Sidney, Barton MacLane, Jean Dixon, William Gargan, Jerome Cowan, Charles 'Chic' Sale,
 
The public defender's secretary and an ex-convict get married and try to make a life together, but a series of disasters sends their lives spiraling out of control.
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You're Telling Me (1934)

 Erle C. Kenton 
1h 6m

[Comedy]
W.C. Fields, Joan Marsh, Buster Crabbe, Adrienne Ames, Louise Carter, Kathleen Howard, Tammany Young,
 
A hard-drinking, socially-awkward inventor wrecks his daughter's chances of marriage into a rich family and bungles his own chances of success by selling one of his more practical inventions.
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Young and Innocent (1937)

 Alfred Hitchcock Novel:Josephine Tey, Screenplay:Charles Bennett, Screenplay:Edwin Greenwood, Screenplay:Anthony Armstrong, Dialogue:Gerald Savory,
1h 23m

[Drama; Crime]
Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney, Percy Marmont, Edward Rigby, Mary Clare, John Longden, George Curzon,
 
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A Brilliant Melodrama
  



Z (1969)

 Costa-Gavras Author:Vasilis Vasilikos, Author:Jorge Semprún,
2h 7m

[Crime; Drama; Foreign; Thriller]
Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jacques Perrin, Charles Denner, Bernard Fresson, François Périer,
 
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He is alive!
  



Zero de conduite (aka Zero for Conduct) (1933)

 Jean Vigo Writer:Jean Vigo,
0h 44m

[Short; Comedy; Drama]
Jean Dasté, Robert le Flon, Du Verron, Delphin, Léon Larive, Madame Émile, Louis de Gonzague,
 
In a repressive boarding school with rigid rules of behavior, four boys decide to rebel against the direction on a celebration day.
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Zoolander (2001)

 Ben Stiller Characters:Drake Sather, Characters:Ben Stiller, Screenplay:John Hamburg,
1h 29m

[Comedy]
Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell, Milla Jovovich, Jerry Stiller, David Duchovny,
 
At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia.
***A wacky satire on the fashion industry, Zoolander is one of those deliberately dumb comedies that can deliver genuine laughs.
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3% Body Fat. 1% Brain Activity.
  



Zulu (1964)

 Cy Endfield Screenplay:John Prebble, Screenplay:Cy Endfield,
2h 18m

[Drama; History; War]
Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, James Booth, Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Paul Daneman,
 
Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift.
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Dwarfing the mightiest! Towering over the greatest!
  





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