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Chariots of fire
cover imageThe story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively.


Short circuit
cover imageWhen a lightning bolt strikes a top secret experimental military robot, it comes to life and escapes to the home of a woman who tries to keep it from being "repaired" by its computer-genius creator.


They were expendable
cover imageIn the early days of World War II, the Japanese navy pressed relentlessly into the Philippines. Two American skippers (played by John Wayne and Robert Montgomery) are determined to prove that their small PT boats can be shaped into an effective battle fleet against the larger Japanese cruisers.


Incident on a dark street.
cover imageU.S. Attorney, Joe Dubbs, wants to bring down crim boss Domenic Leopold. A corrupt city utilities commissioner has promised Leopold the contract for a massive public works project in return for a huge kickback. The murder of a small time hoodlum leads to evidence that will expose the scheme to defraud the city.


Odzala : islands in the forest
cover imageA look at Odzala National Park in the Republic of Congo, one of the most isolated areas in Africa. A dense rain forest canopy shelters the steamy jungle underneath, occasionally giving way to island-like clearings called bais. Provides a rare opportunity to see elephants drink alongside families of lowland gorillas. See also water buffalo, cattle egrets, and other animals of this ecosystem.


Life on Mars. Series 2 [4-disc set]
cover imageStruck by a passing car in modern-day Manchester, detective Sam Tyler wakes up in 1973, where he's the newest member of his old police squad. Sam's respect for proper procedure and 21st-century mentality clash mightily with his bullying boss, DCI Gene Hunt. Still, Sam adapts to crime solving in this retro world, despite hearing strange voices that call him back to his former life. When he bonds with sympathetic policewoman Annie Cartwright, will he still want to go back? Includes featurettes.


Mr. Magoo. 1001 Arabian nights : starring the nearsighted Mr. Magoo
cover imageMr. Magoo upturns the age-old tale of Aladdin with his antics in this animated Arabian tale. Abdul Azziz Magoo, a bumbling, nearsighted Baghdad lamp dealer, wants his carefree nephew Aladdin to settle down. But Aladdin has other plans until he meets Princess Yasminda, not knowing the princess is already pledged to marry the Wicked Wazir, a man who craves an absolute power that can only be obtained with a magic lamp buried deep inside a cave filled with exotic treasures.


Elmo's world. Happy holidays!
cover imageElmo is gearing up to celebrate Christmas. But what present will he give Dorothy, his beloved goldfish? As he searches for an answer, he learns about holidays around the world.


Meet the pandas : Washington's new power couple
cover imageFollow pandas Tian Tian and Mei Xiang from China to their new home at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C.


Rescue adventures. There goes a rescue hero.
cover imageIt's 9-1-1 for fun when rescue hero DAVE helps save the day in this collection of three thrilling episodes! Ride along in fire engines, police cars, emergency helicopters and many more lifesaving vehicles as DAVE, Becky and their real-life rescue hero friends race to the scene with their sirens blaring! Join the excitement as firefighters, policemen, and paramedics work together to stop life-threatening emergencies ... and discover how you can help too! So put on your hat and pin on your badge - it's time to join the safety team!


Dr. Seuss green eggs and ham : and other favorites
cover imageIntroduces Sam-I-Am, who insists that everyone sample the dish he loves best! Plus an encounter with some very narrow-minded Sneetches and packs of Zak on the prairie of Prax! And, in Halloween is Grinch night, a young Who-boy sets out to save Whoville from the foul-tempered Grinch!


Bob the Builder. The live show!
cover imageBob the Builder is bringing his stage show to video. Bob, Wendy, and Spud transform a junkyard into a bandstand in the park and sing and dance for us.


Transformers beast machines. Season two [2-disc set]
cover imagePicking up right where Beast Wars left off, Optimus Primal, Cheetor, Rattrap and Black Arachnia are finally going back to Cybertron, their home planet. However, all is not well, as they soon find out Cybertron is complete devoid of power and a race of drone machines known as the Vehicons are out to get the Transformers. Primal soon discovers that none other than the villainous Magatron and his Predacon are responsible for both the lack of power and the Vehicons.


Life on Mars Series 1 [4-disc set]
cover imageStruck by a passing car in modern-day Manchester, detective Sam Tyler wakes up in 1973, where he's the newest member of his old police squad. Sam's respect for proper procedure and 21st-century mentality clash mightily with his bullying boss, DCI Gene Hunt. Still, Sam adapts to crime solving in this retro world, despite hearing strange voices that call him back to his former life. When he bonds with sympathetic policewoman Annie Cartwright, will he still want to go back? Includes featurettes.


Made in Dagenham
cover imageA story based on true events. In 1968, at Dagenham, England, the female workers at the Ford car plant walked out in protest against sexual discrimination. Their actions played a major role in the battle for equal pay, both nationally and internationally.


Blue collar
cover imageWhatever became of the "American Dream"? Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel and Yaphet Kotto star in the powerful, critically acclaimed drama Blue Collar. Three auto assembly line workers, fed up with union brass and tired of scraping by, hatch a plan to rob a safe at union headquarters. Disappointed with their measly bounty, they realize they've made off with something much more valuable than cash. Their unexpected swipe suddenly envelopes the three autoworkers in a desperate fight against corruption and organized crime. --Container description.


Denise Austin. Yoga booty lift
cover imageJoin Denise Austin for a workout created to contour, trim and lift the booty. This 30-minute program features specialized yoga poses and barre moves that first target the legs, then the butt and, lastly, the butt and core together to reshape the bottom half into the better half.


The world according to Garp
cover imageT. S. Garp (Robin Williams) is a sweet-natured writer whose life is a weird minefield of violence, adultery, fatherhood, feminism, and eerie coincidences.


God's pocket
cover imageAfter Mickey Scarpato's stepson Leon, is killed in a construction accident, Mickey quickly tries to bury the bad news along with the body. But even in the gritty, blue-collar neighborhood of God's Pocket, PA, no secret can stay hidden forever. When a local columnist comes sniffing around for the truth, Mickey quickly finds himself stuck in a life-and-death struggle compounded by a body he can't bury, a wife he can't please, and a debt he can't pay.


Twin Peaks : fire walk with me
cover imageBrought in to investigate the mysterious death of local girl Laura Palmer, special agents Chester Desmond and Dale Cooper try to unravel the bizzarre clues, mysterious disappearances, and strange happenings in Twin Peaks. Essentially a prequel for the televison series.


The fugitive : Season 4, volume 2 [4-disc set]
cover imageRichard Kimble, on the run from false accusations of killing his wife, finally locates the real one-armed killer, but he must still prove his innocence to his pursuer, Lt. Gerard.


Family guy. Vol. 9 [3-disc set]
cover imageThere's a killer among us as the citizens of Quahog gather at James Woods' mansion for a night of intrigue and murder! Will Peter solve the mystery, or will he just make it worse, as usual? Join all your Family Guy favorites for this classic whodunit, plus 13 other hilarious episodes, including the show's milestone 150th episode, the controversial Extra Large Medium, and more!


Family guy. Vol. 3 [3-disc set].
cover imageThe Griffin household includes two teenagers, a cynical dog who is smarter than everyone else, and a mutant baby who makes numerous attempts to eradicate his parents and siblings. Heading up this eclectic household is Peter Griffin. Peter does his best to do what's right for the family, but along the way, he makes mistakes that are the stuff of legend.


Doonby
cover imageWhen a mysterious drifter arrives in a small town, he is soon met with suspicion and jealousy. When he leaves as quickly as he came, the town realizes how one person's presence can make an impact.


Gordon family tree
cover imageAn inspiring story about a man from a prominent family who inexplicably walks away from his unfulfilling job and discovers what he loves to do can make a difference in other people's lives.


Mr. Magoo : the theatrical collection 1949-1959 [3-disc set]
cover imageComplete collection of theatrical cartoons about the bumbling, nearsighted Mr. Magoo.


Il sorpasso
cover imageA waggish, free-wheeling bachelor and a bookish law student take a madcap trip from Rome to rural Southern Italy.


Breaking through : out of the closet and into the halls of power
cover imageOpenly elected officials, at all levels, including the first gay US Senator, Tammy Baldwin, share their stories of self doubt and triumph over multiple barriers ranging from race and poverty to gender and sexual orientation, revealing a deeply personal, rarely seen side of politicians and gay people.


The hornet's nest
cover imageDocumentary about elite groups of U.S. soldiers and marines sent on dangerous missions into Afghanistan. The film culminates with what was planned as a single day strike turning into nine intense days of harrowing combat against an invisible, hostile enemy in the country's complex terrain where no foreign troops have ever dared to go before. Two embedded journalists, a father and son, bravely followed the troops through the fiercest and most blood-soaked battlegrounds of the conflict.


Casting by
cover imageDocumentary places the spotlight on one of filmmaking's unsung heroes, casting director Marion Dougherty, and takes viewers on a journey through 50 years of Hollywood history from an entirely new perspective. Relying on her exquisite taste and gut instincts, Dougherty helped usher in the 'New Hollywood' with movies like Midnight Cowboy, The Graduate, Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, and Bonnie and Clyde.


The Goldbergs. The complete first season [3-disc set].
cover imageReagan was in the White House, the malls were filled with New Wave fashionistas, and the Goldbergs were living large in the '80s. Documenting his hilariously combative, yet loving family with a video camera nearly as big as he is, eleven-year-old geek Adam is witness to all kinds of insanity from his over-protective, over-the-top mom, quick-tempered dad, rebellious sister, high-strung brother, and super suave grandfather.


The amazing catfish
cover imageA heartwarming tale of two unique women who bond while recuperating in a hospital. Martha, a mother of four rambunctious and imaginative children, finds solace when she meets the younger woman, Claudia, and quickly the two build a strong relationship. When Martha invites Claudia to live with her family, Claudia unwittingly takes on the responsibility of becoming a surrogate mother to Martha's children.


Dracula
cover imageThroughout history Dracula has filled the hearts of men with terror and the hearts of women with desire. This stylish new production of the classic gothic horror tale stars Frank Langella, repeating his electrifying, award-winning stage performance as the blood-thirsty Count, and Laurence Olivier as the devout vampire hunter Von Helsing who is Dracula's nemesis. A great cast, fine direction, and a superbly atmospheric musical score make this the ultimate Dracula.


The big operator
cover imageIn a bold departure from his musical comedy roles, Mickey Rooney plays Little Joe Braun, a brash labor union boss who uses strong-arm tactics to evade a federal corruption probe. Two honest factory-workers find themselves caught in the gang lord₂s struggle for power, but come to realize they have the power to end Little Joe₂s reign of terror, if they can survive Little Joe₂s attempts to silence them.


Gangster
cover imageBased on the life of notorious gangster Paul Ferris. Martin Compston stars as Ferris, who was brought up on the roughest streets in the most vicious neighborhood in 1960's Scotland. After taking revenge, one by one on a gang of bullying street-thugs, Ferris starts out working for two rival gang bosses, The Godfather and The Snake. After a brutal betrayal leading to a bloody massacre on the streets of Glasgow, Ferris decides to go it alone. Carving out a dangerous and savage career defined by violence, corruption and murder, Paul 'The Wee Man' Ferris ends up becoming one of the most feared gangsters in history.


Transformers, Rescue Bots. Mystery rescue.
cover imageThe Rescue Bots, Chase, Heatwave, Blades and Bolder, are charged with the important task of protecting the town of Griffin Rock. Relying on their courage and friendship, these Transformers are also aided by a family of first responders, chief among them is a young boy named Cody. This is a big task at the best of times, but even more so when uncovering the mysteries of Griffin Rock! Join the suspense and the fun as Cody and the Rescue Bots confront ghosts, mind control, gremlins and more!


Transformers beast machines. Season one [2-disc set]
cover imagePicking up right where Beast Wars left off, Optimus Primal, Cheetor, Rattrap and Black Arachnia are finally going back to Cybertron, their home planet. However, all is not well, as they soon find out Cybertron is complete devoid of power and a race of drone machines known as the Vehicons are out to get the Transformers. Primal soon discovers that none other than the villainous Magatron and his Predacon are responsible for both the lack of power and the Vehicons.


Secrets of the African wild.
cover imageNational Geographic travels to the heart of Africa to reveal up-close encounters and intimate stories of lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffalo in the wild in this collection of 8 blue-chip specials. Programs include Super Cat, Game of Lions, Battle for the Elephants, The Rhino War, and Africa: Wilds of Madagascar.


Secrets of Her Majesty's secret service.
cover imageDocumentary about M16, Her Majesty's Secret Service, the world's oldest and most famous spy agency. Home to the legendary Agent 007, James Bond, it has been at the centre of international espionage for over 100 years. Now we reveal the truth behind the covert operations, the tales of treachery and the double-agents who have risked their lives.


Bonanza. The official seventh season, volume 2 [5-disc set].
cover imageAmong these trilling tales are inspirational dramas, poignant stories, charming comedies, action-packed sagas, and a twist-ending murder mystery. Also, history comes alive in the series' first two-parter, 'Ride the Wind,' also included as a rare feature film version!


Bonanza. The official seventh season, volume 1 [4-disc set].
cover imageAmong these trilling tales are inspirational dramas, poignant stories, charming comedies, action-packed sagas, and a twist-ending murder mystery. Also, history comes alive in the series' first two-parter, 'Ride the Wind,' also included as a rare feature film version!


Teenage
cover imageTeenagers didn't always exist. They had to be invented. As the cultural landscape around the world was thrown into turmoil during the industrial revolution, and with a chasm erupting between adults and youth, the concept of a new generation took shape. Whether in America, England, or Germany, whether party-crazed Flappers or hip Swing Kids, zealous Nazi Youth or frenzied Sub-Debs, it didn't matter - this was a new idea of how people come of age. They were all 'Teenagers.' A hypnotic rumination on the genesis of youth culture from the end of the 19th century to the first half of the 20th, TEENAGE is a living collage of rare archival material, filmed portraits, and diary entries read by Jena Malone, Ben Whishaw, and others. Set to a a shimmering contemporary score by Bradford Cox (Deerhunter / Atlas Sound), TEENAGE is a mesmerizing trip into the past and a riveting look at the very idea of 'coming-of-age.'


The Galapagos affair : Satan came to Eden
cover imageDarwin meets Hitchcock in this true-crime tale of paradise found and lost: an extraordinary documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery as strange and alluring as the famous Galapagos archipelago itself. The film explores a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos Island of Floreana in the 1930s. Fleeing conventional society, a Berlin doctor and his mistress start a new life on uninhabited Floreana Island. But after the international press sensationalizes the exploits of the island's 'Adam and Eve,' others flock there.


The world wars
cover imageAdolf Hitler. Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Benito Mussolini. Winston Churchill. Charles de Gaulle. George Patton. Before they were the giants of WWII, they were infantrymen and privates in WWI, the war to end all wars. The story of the devastating three decades of twentieth-century world war is told through the eyes of the men whose characters were forged in the trenches before they commanded a world on the brink of disaster.


The curse of Oak Island.
cover imageViewers are introduced to the true story of a small island off the coast of Nova Scotia where two obsessed brothers are attempting to solve a 200-year-old mystery. Rick and Marty Lagina own most of Oak Island and are determined to find the treasure alleged to be buried there, despite the fact that the island is rumored to be cursed. Legend says seven people must die before the treasure is revealed, and so far, six have lost their lives in the pursuit. Five episodes, plus 25 minutes of bonus footage.


The vampire diaries. The complete fifth season [5-disc set]
cover imageAfter a sizzling summer with Damon, Elena leaves Mystic Falls and moves into a dorm with her roomie Caroline, ready for new adventures and new friends. But dark thoughts gnaw at Elena, and soon familiar faces are back in the girls' lives. There's Stefan with his shadow self Silas, plus Katherine, with a diabolical agenda and a jaw-dropping transformation.


Supernatural. The complete ninth season [6-disc set].
cover imageSam and Dean now face a world inhabited by thousands of powerful beings which soon form their own chaotic agendas. Before tackling the threat of the 'loose nukes' roaming the globe, the Winchesters engage in their most personal conflict yet. Meanwhile, Castiel finds he's more vulnerable, and yet capable of more humanity, than ever. As the threat escalates, a way must be found to reopen the gates of Heaven and head off a demon insurrection in Hell.


The originals. The complete first season [5-disc set]
cover imageThe "Original" vampire family, including the dangerous vampire/werewolf hybrid, Klaus, return to the magical melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans; a town he helped build centuries ago. Acting on a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him, Klaus' questions lead him to his diabolical former protege, Marcel, a charismatic vampire with total control over the human and supernatural inhabitants of the city.


Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The complete first season [5-disc set].
cover imageAfter the battle of New York, the world has changed. It now knows not only about the Avengers, but also the powerful menaces that require those superheroes and more to face them. An elite covert team has been formed to find and deal with these threats wherever they are found.


Castle. The complete sixth season [5-disc set].
cover imageFamous crime novelist Rick Castle and NYPD detective Kate Beckett form an unusually fun partnership in which their two opposing perspectives make up one dynamic crime-solving team. After years of 'will they or won't they' speculation, the pair finally became a couple in Season Five, culminating in Castle proposing in the season finale.


Blue bloods. The fourth season [6-disc set].
cover imageThe Reagan family dynamics continue to shift as they deal with everything from gambling and drugs to kidnapping and murder: Jamie wrestles with his feelings for his new partner; Erin and Jack work to figure out their personal relationship; and Danny and Frank clash over an internal investigation of Danny₂s techniques. As the Reagans₂ faces off against the FBI, the mob, and other officers who don₂t follow their ethical code, the family bond will both serve and protect them.


Alpha house. Season one [2-disc set]
cover imageFour Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties, all with a sense of humor.


They came together
cover imageWhen Joel and Molly meet, it's hate at first sight: his big Corporate Candy Company threatens to shut down her quirky indie candy shop. Plus, Joel is hung up on his sexy ex. But amazingly, they fall in love, until they break up about two thirds of the way through, and Molly starts dating her accountant. But then right at the end, well you'll just have to see. (Hint: Joel makes a big speech and they get back together.).


Palo Alto
cover imageApril is torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on her classmate Teddy. Fred, a live wire without filters or boundaries, seduces Emily, a promiscuous loner who seeks validation through sexual encounters. As one high school party bleeds into the next, April and Teddy struggle to admit their mutual affection and Fred's escalating recklessness starts to spiral into chaos.


SpongeBob SquarePants. Halloween.
cover imageJoin SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Mr. Krabs and Sandy for over-the-top adventures from down in the deep blue sea.


Pac-Man and the ghostly adventures : A berry scary night
cover imageOnce every 100 Halloweens, the two moons of PacWorld turn blue, so Betrayus summons the sinister Count Pacula to drain the last Yellow Orb in the PacWorld; namely PacMan. PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures is a big, bustling world of action, chills, chases and comedy, starring three unique and winning teenagers who will stop at nothing to protect their friendship, their freedom, and the future!


That '70s show. Season five [3-disc set]
cover imageEric Foreman's basement is still the groovy place to hang out in the 1970's; just ask all his friends. In season five, Donna and Eric are back together, Hyde and Jackie have a fling, Kitty is pregnant, and they are all getting ready to graduate.


James McNeill Whistler and the case for beauty.
cover imageBest known for the groundbreaking portrait of his mother, James McNeill Whistler was the original art star. But beneath the high gloss, the struggle of this genius to find his own voice resulted in a breakaway style that moved painting towards abstraction and would revolutionize the art world in his time-and beyond. Dramatic re-creations, art, graphics, and interviews combine to profile this fascinating character.


The Roosevelts : an intimate history : a film by Ken Burns [7-disc set].
cover imageKen Burns profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt as the most prominent members of the most important family in history. Through their stories, PBS chronicles the history they helped to shape, from the Square Deal to the New Deal, San Juan Hill to the Western Front, to the founding of the United Nations.


Homeland. The complete third season [4-disc set].
cover imageAs Carrie and Saul search for the truth behind the bombing of CIA headquarters, lines are blurred between friend and foe and no one can be trusted. While hiding a stunning secret of her own, Carrie helps recruit Brody for a dangerous mission that could offer him a chance at redemption. But when the plan unravels and Brody is targeted deep inside Iran, he must put his life in Carrie's hands, leading to one of the most suspenseful and shocking season finales in TV history.


Fed up
cover imageNarrated by Katie Couric, the film blows the lid off everything that was known about food and exercise, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public. Exposing the hidden truths contributing to one of the largest health epidemics in history, it follows a group of families battling to lead healthier lives and reveals why the conventional wisdom of 'exercise and eat right' is not ringing true for millions of people.


Walker, Texas Ranger. The sixth season [5-disc set]
cover imageTexas Ranger Cordell Walker is one of the last old-fashioned heroes of the West. He is a protective friend, but a relentless foe who will stop at nothing to bring a criminal to justice. Walker draws on the traditions of his Native American heritage and works mostly on instinct. James Trivette is his partner who has a more modern approach to crime-solving. Retired Ranger C.D. Parker and county assistant district attorney Alex Cahill support the Rangers in their battle to serve justice.


Drop dead diva. The complete fourth season [3-disc set]
cover imageLifetime's critically acclaimed hit series, 'Drop Dead Diva,' returns for a fourth season with 13 new episodes. Joining the series' roster of top name guest stars is Kim Kardashian ('Keeping Up with the Kardashians'), who makes her multiple episode debut in the season opener.


Everybody loves Raymond. The complete ninth season [4-disc set]
cover imageRay Barone is a successful sportswriter whose oddball family life consists of a fed-up wife, overbearing parents, and an older brother with lifelong jealousy. The ninth and final season; includes the finale episode.


The golden girls. The complete fifth season [3-disc set]
cover imageThe girls return for another side-splitting season of this Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning comedy.


Yours, mine & ours
cover imageWhen Coast Guard commander Frank Beardsley bumps into his old high school flame Helen North, sparks fly again, and the two quickly marry. Complications arrive when it comes time to merge their two families. Frank has 8 kids and Helen has 10 kids. With Frank looking to keep tight military control over the brood, and Helen preferring her loving, hippy-like ways of encouragement, the two struggle to maintain a family and home where the kids don't like each other and refuse to cooperate with any request for unity.


Xena, warrior princess. season two [6-disc set]
cover imageMake way for one of the fiercest and most dynamic woman warriors to ever grace the TV screen as all 22 Season Two episodes come to DVD. Xena is a smart, tough, and fearless fighter who travels the dangerous roads of Ancient Greece defending the innocent from the forces of darkness and seeking redemption for her cruel misdeeds of the past.


Xena, warrior princess. Season one [5-disc set]
cover imageXena is a smart, tough, and fearless fighter who travels the dangerous roads of ancient Greece, defending the innocent from the forces of darkness and seeking redemption for her cruel misdeeds of the past. Along for the adventures is her devoted friend Gabrielle, a compassionate girl who hopes to be a warrior one day.


 

 

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