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As the light goes out
cover imageA dedicated band of Hong Kong firefighters are dispatched to a warehouse fire on Christmas Eve. When every move could mean sudden death, the bonds between the men are tested, and dangerous truths are uncovered. Will they be able to trust each other enough to make it through the night, saving themselves and the city they've sworn to protect?


Street fighter : Assassin's fist.
cover imageTakes us back to the formative years of the iconic video game characters, Ryu and Ken, as they live a traditional warrior's life in the secluded mountain wilderness of Japan. Training under their master, Goken, the boys are the last practitioners of the ancient fighting style known as Ansatsuken (Assassin's fist). As Ryu and Ken learn about the mysterious past of their Master Token, will the two best friends become bitter rivals as their training reaches a climax?


Riddick trilogy
cover imageJoin Riddick (Vin Diesel) in a science fiction trilogy. "Pitch black": Journey to a remote, hostile planet with a group of marooned passengers who learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. ""Dark fury": Riddick battles ruthless soldiers of fortune and vicious creatures. "The chronicles of Riddick": Riddick finds himself humanity's unlikely champion.


Stalag 17
cover imageA group of American G.I.s in a POW camp suspect a spy is among them.


Reefer madness
cover imageWhen originally produced in 1938, this was a sincere exploration of the evils of marijuana. Over time, it has become classic camp. High school kids get hooked on marijuana, which leads to wild behavior, accidents and ultimately death and murder.


The Bourne supremacy
cover imageJason Bourne has abandoned his life as a CIA assassin and has been traveling beneath the agency's radar. He has been able to reconnect with Marie, the woman he loves. But Bourne is still haunted by vivid dreams and troubling memories of his days as a killer, and he's not really certain how much really happened and how much is a product of his imagination. When Bourne is led out of hiding by circumstances beyond his control, he must reconcile his past and present as he struggles to keep Marie out of harm's way and foil an international incident with dangerous consequences.


The King and I.
cover imageAfter traveling to nanny the king's children, Anna, an English widow, finds and unlikely friendship with the king. Based on the true story.


Shadows
cover imageThe story of an interracial romance and the obstacles it puts on family relationships. When appearing on Jean Shepherd's radio program Night People, Cassevetes mentioned the improvisation work he had done with his acting class, and asked for funding to film it. When listeners actually sent in money, he worked up a script based on the classwork, and with additional funding filmed his story of three siblings, two of whom can pass as white.


Life for life : Maximilian Kolbe
cover imageAuschwitz, 1941. One of the prisoners, Jan, escapes from the German concentration camp while working at a gravel pit. Thanks to the help of good-hearted people he finds shelter. There Jan hears tragic news about ten random inmates sentenced to death by starvation by the Nazis as a punishment for his escape. One among the convicts is Fr. Maximillian Kolbe, a Franciscan priest who volunteered to die in place of one of the inmates. Now Jan is not just fleeing the Nazis, but also from his guilt for his involvement in Kolbe's death. He goes to visit Niepokalanów, a very large Franciscan monastery where Fr. Kolbe had been the founder and superior. There Jan wants to learn what were the motives behind his decision to die for another prisoner, a complete stranger. Though free from Auschwitz, Jan will continue to be confronted by the life and death of Maximilian Kolbe wherever he goes. In addition to Jan - torn between wanting to forget and a fascination with Kolbe - another key character emerges, Brother Anselm. He is a devout young Franciscan priest who quietly but strongly witnesses to Kolbe's heroic faith and love, and then rejoices at the Beatification of Kolbe by Pope Paul VI. Later Kolbe will be canonized by his fellow countryman, Pope John Paul II, who proclaimed Kolbe as the "patron saint of the difficult 20th century". This acclaimed film was directed by Krzystof Zanussi, and stars Christoph Waltz and Edward Zentara in powerful performances.


Stolen
cover imageDetective Tom Adkins is a devoted cop haunted by the unsolved disappearance of his young son eight years earlier. But when Adkins discovers the buried remains of a boy who was brutally murdered more than half a century ago, he becomes obsessed with investigating the long-forgotten crime. Is the 1958 mystery surrounding down-on-his-luck family man Matthew Wakefield and his own abducted son linked in any way to Adkins' tragedy?


Cape fear
cover imageFourteen years after being imprisoned, vicious psychopath Max Cady (Robert De Niro) emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte).


Patema inverted
cover imagePrincess Patema lives in an underground world, but one day tumbles headlong into a void and out into the wide open world above the surface. Age is a student on this surface world when he spies Patema hanging upside-down from a tree. He pulls her down to safety, struggling to keep her earthbound. Together they master the art of navigating competing gravitational forces and set out to discover the secret that keeps their worlds apart.


The Max Linder collection
cover imageDuring the 1920s, Max Linder was a pioneer of slapstick with his trademark silk top hat and cane. This Max Linder collection contains four classic silent films. The Three Must-get-theres originally released as a motion picture in 1922; Be My Wife originally released as a motion picture in 1921; Seven Years Bad Luck originally released as a motion picture in 1921; Max Wants a Divorce originally released as a motion picture in 1917.


Holiday : a soldier is never off duty
cover imageVirat is an officer in the Indian Army. His holiday turns into a full-time mission to save Mumbai from terror attacks, while only taking time out to hunt for his bride.


The good road
cover imageThe film deals with three storylines which cross each other on the film's titular highway: State Highway 378, Gujarat, India. A family on a vacation -- A truck driver on his last journey -- A little girl chasing hope -- A boy finding his way home.


Empty hours = Las horas muertas
cover image"On the desolated coast of Veracruz, seventeen-year-old Sebastián takes over running his uncle's small and cozy rent-by-the hour motel. There he meets Miranda, a regular customer who comes to the motel to meet a lover who always keeps her waiting. As Sebastián and Miranda get to know each other, an ambiguous game of seduction begins between them"--Container.


Batman returns
cover imageBatman battles against the villains Catwoman and Penguin and crooked businessman-turned-mayoral candidate Max Schreck in Gotham City.


Halloween H20 : twenty years later
cover imageLaurie Strode, using an assumed name and now the dean of a Northern California private school, is still struggling with the horrifying 20-year-old memories of the maniacal killer Michael Meyers. When he reappears, she must conquer her fears and battle him one last time, for the life of her son hangs in the balance.


Die another day
cover imageWhen his latest top-secret mission is sabotaged, Bond is captured and tortured by his enemies, then abandoned by MI6 who believe him to be a mole. Attempting to reveal the real mole, Bond uncovers a plot involving a sultry spy, a Korean terrorist, a shady billionaire and a weapon of terrible destructive powers.


The xposé = Ikspoza
cover imageTwo actresses, Zara Fernandes and Chandni Roy, are both set to make their film debut on the same date. Chandni's film becomes a box office success, whereas Zara's film is a flop. This angers Zara who believes she is higher and better than every other new actress. Zara starts an argument with Chandni after an awards party, and the two end up fighting. Later that night, Zara is murdered. The blame obviously goes towards Chandni, and she has no way to prove her innocence.


The westerner
cover imageWalter Brennan is Bean, a hard-nosed judge who dispenses his own unique brand of justice in the West. Gary Cooper is a stranger accused of stealing horses, who attempts to talk himself out of the hangman's noose. Walter Brennan's Academy Award winning portrayal of "Judge" Roy Bean, along with the Academy Award-nominated story, William Wyler's expert direction, and Gary Cooper's excellent performance, make The Westerner one of the best adventures you'll ever see.


Run silent, run deep
cover imageThe line of command breaks down in a sub that is stalking a Japanese destroyer that sank the captain's former command. Based on Edward L. Beach's novel.


Lekar hum deewana dil
cover imageFollows a year in the lives of the young and passionate Dino and Karishma. Friends Dinoo and Karishma elope. En route, they discover love. However, their adventure comes unstuck when their lives are not in apple-pie order.


The legend of Lizzie Borden.
cover imageIn a stylized retelling of the events of August 4, 1892, the film begins when the parents of New England spinster Lizzie Andrew Borden were found brutally murdered in their Fall River, Massachusetts' home. The subsequent incarceration of the prime suspect (Lizzie herself) as well as the coroner's inquest and trial are largely faithfully depicted, using actual testimony.


Ishq brandy = Ishaka barānḍī
Ishq Brandy is a masala potboiler which narrates a story of three friends who have a tag line 'if you are my friend, I don't need an enemy' Teji, Gura and Pritam from three different worlds, bound by their respective Ishq, do something under the spell of Brandy that they unknowingly put their Ishq(s) at stake and what follow are rib-tickling sequences which decide their fate.


The dead 2
cover imageThe chilling vision of the zombie apocalypse moves to a different country. As the infectious epidemic spreads through India, an American turbine engineer learns that his pregnant girlfriend is trapped near the slums of Mumbai. Now, one man must battle his way across a 300-mile wasteland of the ravenous undead and into a nightmare city seething with flesh-eating madness. It puts the a unique apocalyptic vision on a far bigger canvas in terms of breathtaking scope, thrilling action, death-defying stunts, emotional resonance and spine-tingling fight.


Cauldron of blood
cover imageIn a clever twist on the sculptor/murderer theme throughout horror film history, the legendary Boris Karloff stars as blind artist Franz Badulescu, who creates startlingly lifelike statues with the help of his protective daughter (Viveca Lindfors). Jean-Pierre Aumont co-stars as a jetsetting photographer sent to photograph the reclusive artist at his Spanish castle, but who unearths a horrible secret at the core of Badulescu's haunting sculptures.


The big sleep
cover imagePhilip Marlowe returns in the 1978's verion which transposes novelist Raymond Chandler's famous detective tale from the Los Angeles of the past to present day England. What appears to be a routine blackmail case for Marlowe soon spirals into murder and madness.


The purge : anarchy
cover imageThe New Founders of America invite you to celebrate your annual right to Purge. Writer/director James DeMonaco returns to craft the next terrifying chapter of dutiful citizens preparing for their country's yearly twelve hours of anarchy.


The score
cover imagePersuaded to help a desperate friend for a $6 million payday, an expert safecracker postpones his retirement to pull off one last heist with a novice thief. Their foolproof plan turns into a high risk gamble when a clash of egos threatens to bring them both down.


Cinderella
cover imageThe timeless magic of Cinderella returns with Roger & Hammerstein's 1964 version of the classic tale filled with music, singing and magic. A poor and mistreated servant girl is transformed into a beautiful princess with the help of her fairy godmother, a pumpkin, a glass slipper and belief in impossible things in order to attend a lavish ball and find her prince! Includes retrospective featurette.


Little princess
cover imageBased on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Shirley Temple plays Sara, the pampered daughter of Captain Crewe, who is left in the care of the unkind Miss Minchin. When news of her father's death reaches the school, Miss Minchin forces Sara to become a servant.


Y tu mamá también
cover imageA pair of horny Mexico City teenagers from different classes who, after their girlfriends jet off to Italy for the summer, are bewitched by a gorgeous older Spanish woman they meet at a wedding. When she agrees to accompany them on a trip to a faraway beach, the three forms an increasingly intense and sensual alliance that ultimately strips them both physically and emotionally bare.


Tasting menu
cover imageOne of the greatest restaurants in the world is closing and an eclectic mix of international patrons have arrived in beautiful Catalonia for the final dinner service. As the staff prepare and serve an audacious tasting menu, a young couple in the midst of a divorce who made their reservation a year ago before separating, reunite for this once-in-a-lifetime meal. Can their romance be rekindled?


Level five
cover image"...a hallucinatory visual essay, half documentary, half fiction, on memory, tragedy, and early digital culture. A woman (Catherine Belkodja), haunted by the loss of her lover, works on programming a video game about World War II's Battle of Okinawa. Melding retro-futuristic sci-fi imagery and reflections on traumas in Japanese history into a provocative visual and philosophical puzzle, Level Five 'belongs equally to the past, the present and the future...'"--Container


Gabrielle
cover imageThe musically gifted but developmentally challenged Gabrielle lives in a group home with four other adults who have similar disabilities. Like all young women, Gabrielle wants her independence, but of course her situation is exceptional. When she falls in love with a similarly challenged young man in her choir, she discovers that both the families and the social workers are alarmed; can these two handle an adult relationship?


Beneath the harvest sky
cover imageCasper and Dominic have been fiercely loyal friends since childhood. Desperate for a way out of their quiet town on the Maine-Canada border, the boys make a pact to pool their earnings on a car and hit the road. But when Casper is drawn into drug smuggling with his outlaw father to pay his share, their friendship is pushed to the brink and adult choices forced on them all too soon.


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.


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.


The killing of a Chinese bookie
cover imageA film noir about a gentleman's club owner finds himself on the bad side of a small time gangster, and then must save his beloved club and way of life.


10 Rillington Place
cover imageIn 1959, an innocent man, Timothy Evans, is charged with the gruesome slaying of his wife and baby. Convicted by the testimony of his landlord, John Christie, a mild-mannered ex-policeman, Evans is sentenced to hang. However, after the execution, evidence reveals that the real psychotic killer is continuing his mass murder spree. Public outcry over this true case led to Great Britain's abolishment of the death penalty.


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.


Bread and roses
cover imageMaya is an illegal alien who has crossed the U.S. border from Mexico to search for her sister Rosa, and to begin a new life. After being reunited, Rosa gets Maya a job with a janitorial service in a large office building. While working, Maya happens upon Sam Shapiro, a muckraking lawyer and union agitator whom the service-workers' union has assigned to bring its "justice for janitors" campaign to the building. Appalled at the work conditions and unfair labor practices, Maya and Sam team up to fight her employer.


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.


The fly
cover imageSeth Brundle develops a system to transport objects in a matter of seconds, but when he tries it on himself, Seth's genes and molecules are accidentally fused with those of a fly. Seth's excitement over his new physical abilities turns into a nightmare as his insect half begins to take over.


All that jazz
cover imageThe preternaturally gifted director and choreographer Bob Fosse turned the camera on his own life for this madly imaginative, self-excoriating musical masterpiece. Roy Scheider gives the performance of his career as Joe Gideon, whose exhausting work schedule--mounting a Broadway production by day and editing his latest movie at night--and routine of amphetamines, booze, and sex are putting his health at serious risk.


What's new pussycat?
cover imageMichael is a mademoiselle magnet. His demented psychiatrist and sex-starved friend would kill for this problem, but his would-be fiance might just kill him. Undergoing therapy, Michael tries to reform, but it won't be easy with sex kittens like Ursula Andress, Paula Prentiss, and Capucine on his tail.


Taken
cover imageWhen his estranged teenage daughter is kidnapped in Paris, a former spy sets out to find her at any cost.


A Christmas visitor
cover imageA family that hasn't celebrated Christmas since their son was killed in the Gulf War is visited by a soldier who bears a striking resemblance to their son.


A streetcar named Desire
cover imageAn uncensored version of the story of a repressed widow who visits her sister in New Orleans and is raped and driven mad by her brother-in-law.


Harry in your pocket
cover image"A would-be criminal is taken in by a professional pickpocket, who teaches him how pickpockets work in teams."--IMDb.


Cotton comes to Harlem
cover imageSt. Jacques is Coffin Ed Johnson and Cambridge is Gravedigger Jones, black cops who suspect preacher Lockhart's back-to-Africa campaign is a swindle. Neatly combines action and comedy.


K-9
cover imageThomas Dooley, an unorthodox narcotics cop, teams with Jerry Lee, a superbly trained police dog, to bust drug dealers. Not too thrilled to be paired up, through a series of shoot-outs, brawls and romantic misadventures, they develop a grudging respect for each other.


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 lady Eve
cover imageA conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune-- a wealthy but naïve snake enthusiast-- and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table. Their plan is quickly abandoned when the daughter falls in love with their prey. But when the heir gets wise to her gold-digging ways, she must plot to re-conquer his heart.


Love covers all.
cover imageOn the eve of his baby's due date, Michael gets stranded out of state with his wife in labor back home.


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


Once upon a time in Mexico
cover imageThe saga of El Mariachi continues when a corrupt CIA agent forces him out of hiding to help sabotage an assassination attempt on the president of Mexico by an evil cartel kingpin. El Mariachi has his own reason for helping - he is doing it for revenge.


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.


When I saw you
cover imageIn Jordan, in 1967, tens of thousands of refugees pour across the border from Palestine. Separated from his father in the chaos of war, Tarek, eleven, and his mother Ghaydaa are placed in a temporary refugee camp, where they wait, like the generation before them in 1948. Seeking to escape the difficulties of camp life, Tarek's free spirit and curious nature lead him to a group of people on a journey that will change their lives.


Rage
cover imagePaul Maguire is a respectable businessman and loving father living a peaceful life, until his violent past comes back to haunt him. When his teenage daughter is taken from their home, Paul rounds up his old crew to help him find her, by any means necessary. His search for justice leads Paul down a dark and bloody path of revenge, betrayal, and long-buried secrets.


Bedknobs and broomsticks
cover imageAn amateur witch, along with three precocious orphans, flies into one fantastic adventure after another aboard a bewitched bed to save the country from hostile invaders.


Distant drums
cover imageFilmed on location in and around the Everglades National Park, Raoul Walsh's film is a rare example of the exotic "Florida Western." Gary Cooper stars as Cavalry Captain Quincy Wyatt, who leads a charge upon an old Spanish fort taken over by Seminole gun-runners and kidnappers. After liberating the prisoners, Wyatt, pursued by the vengeful Seminoles, flees into the gator-infested swamps and settles his fate in a spectacular underwater fight with the vicious Chief Ocala.


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.


The night of the iguana
cover imageA defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles.


Sweet bird of youth
cover imageChance Wayne, an ambitious man craving fame, returns to his southern home with an alcoholic movie star in tow, Alexandra Del Lago. Hoping to capitalize on Del Lago's fame and checkbook, Chance seeks to reunite with his former girlfriend. He finds he is still regarded by others as an unsavory and unwelcome hustler, especially by the father of his ex-girlfriend, a local political boss.


The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone
cover imageKaren Stone, a lonely, aging actress, lives in a luxurious apartment in Rome where she has a romantic fling with a young gigolo.


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.


Breakheart Pass
cover imageA governor, a woman, a group of cavalrymen, and a mysterious man travel on a train through Idaho in 1870. One is actually a murderer.


Friendly fire.
cover imageAfter their son is killed in Vietnam, Peg and Gene Mullen's on-going inquiries eventually establish he was killed by artillery fire from friendly forces. Based on a true story.


High school confidential!
cover imageFanning the flames of America's growing paranoia, Jack Arnold directs the quintessential juvenile delinquency film, celebrating the very sex-drugs-and rock-n-roll culture it pretends to condemn. Tony Baker is the new kid at Santa Bellow High, whose cocky attitude and ambitious weed-dealing enable him to infiltrate the gang of a local narcotics boss.


On the beach
cover imageA group of survivors attempt to live normal lives in post-apocalyptic Australia, waiting for the inevitable arrival of killer radiation.


The pretty one
cover imageLaurel has always been the odd wallflower, choosing to live at home with her father, while her glamorous identical twin, Audrey, possesses the confidence and appeal to succeed in the big city. When tragedy strikes and Laurel is mistaken for her twin sister, she makes the impulsive decision to assume her sister's identity and become The Pretty One. As she eases into her new, independent existence, Laurel discovers that she's capable of accomplishments she had never dreamed of before; excelling in a career, maintaining friendships and even finding love.


Road to Paloma
cover imageWolf, a Native American, is being pursued by the FBI for taking the law into his own hands after his mother is raped and killed. Wolf sets out across the American West, discovering new friendships and lost loves, riding toward the Teton mountain range, where he will spread his mother's ashes.


Manjunath = Mañjunātha
cover imageShanmugam Manjunath, a 27-year-old sales manager working with the Indian Oil Corporation, was brutally murdered in 2005 for exposing the oil mafia in UP. This is his story.


Kya Dilli kya Lahore
cover imageAn Indian and a Pakistani soldier stationed at the border battle, bicker and bond over their twisted fate caused by India's bitter and bloody partition.


Xingu
cover imageThe three Villas Boas brothers, Orlando, Claudio, and Leonardo, are on a mission to protect the indigenous Amazon natives. Seeking adventure, they join the March to the West, an expedition to explore the Amazon rainforest. After befriending the native tribes, they become the leading advocates for the creation of the Xingu National Park. Drama based on a true story.


Horses of God
cover imageTen year-old Yachine and his thirteen-year-old brother Hamid live in the slums of Casablanca. Hamid works hard to support his family, but eventually gets in with the wrong crowd and goes to prison. After years in jail, Hamid returns home an Islamic fundamentalist. He persuades Yachine and his pals to join him. Their spiritual leader trains them and one day he tells them they have been chosen to become martyrs. On May 16th 2003, they commit the deadliest act of terrorism in Morocco's history.


Angels in America
cover imageDramatizes the effects of AIDS on the United States through the experiences of lawyer Roy Cohn, a Mormon couple, and a young man called Prior Walter. Winner of 5 Golden Globe awards for a miniseries or movie made for television.


Lucky in love
cover imageMira Simon has a definite idea of what her fantasy life entails: the perfect job, the perfect house and the perfect man. After a few innocent April Fool's jokes, Mira's dream life starts becoming a reality, and she soon realizes living her fantasy may not be all that it's cracked up to be.


My gal Sunday.
cover imageA newlywed couple proves their crime-solving prowess when their political ties and successful private-eye business suddenly puts them in grave danger. When their parents are taken hostage by a vengeful kidnapper looking for justice for the wrongful murder conviction of his brother, the duo must work together to uncover the clues that will save their parents' lives, and put their own on the line.


The message = al-Risālah
cover imageThe dramatic story of Mohammed, the prophet who founded Islam.


Take me home tonight
cover imageWhen Matt Franklin's high-school crush Tori shows up at his dead-end mall job, he and his buddy Barry devise a wild scheme for Matt to finally win the girl of his dreams. But only time will tell if Matt can seduce this gorgeous goddess at a wild party and survive an outrageous night of seduction, destruction and debauchery. Bonus features included.


We are the best!
cover imageStockholm, the 1980s: Three teen girls decide to form a punk band, despite only one being a musician, not having any instruments, and being told by everyone that punk is dead. Focused on stirring things up in the world, but without a clue, the trio is a tribute to DIY culture and the power of rebellion.


White zombie
cover imageA desolate road in the Haitian mountains, a carriage bearing Neil Parker and Madeleine Short encounters a funeral in which the body is being buried in the road. Further down the road, the coach stops at the sight of a man of satanic appearance: six human shapes step forth, and the horrified driver shouts 'Zombies!' signaling the first appearance of the living dead in American cinema.


The unforgiven
cover imageA family on the frontier adopts a young girl, but the Indians claim that the girl is one of them, and they want her back.


The children's hour
cover imageTwo teachers' lives are ruined after students begin to spread false accusations and rumors of lesbianism.


Cast a giant shadow
cover imageBiographical film following the life of American soldier Col. David 'Mickey' Marcus, the soldier responsible for turning the Israeli Army into a true power for their fight for independence.


Arch of triumph
cover imageIn 1938, Paris has become a haven for refugees trying to escape growing Nazi power. Always one step away from being discovered and sent back to Germany, Dr. Ravic, a German surgeon practicing medicine illegally in France, seeks revenge on his enemy, a Nazi officer who tortued him. One night, he saves Joan Madou, a woman cast adrift after the death of her lover.


The Oklahoma kid
cover imageThe range-riding rascal of the Cherokee Strip, the Oklahoma Kid (played by James Cagney) is the territory's most hunted outlaw, wanted dead or alive. So when the Kid's black-clad enemy Whip McCord (Humphrey Bogart) turns Tulsa into a den of corruption, leading citizen John Kincaid announces plans to clean up the town. Framing the old man for murder, McCord has him sentenced to hang, while the Kid, who is secretly Kincaid's son, risks his own neck as he races to Tulsa to see that justice is served.


Magnificent doll
cover imageOne woman's romantic entanglements have historic repercussions. Dorothea 'Dolly' Payne is torn between her affection for Aaron Burr, Vice President under Thomas Jefferson and something of a scoundrel, and James Madison, a political idealist soon to be known as the "Father of the Constitution".


Kentucky
cover imageBased on the novel, The Look of Eagles, the film tells the story of the feud between two Kentuckian families that begins during the civil war and lasts for three generations. The feud ends when the two family heirs fall in love eighty years later.


I'll see you in my dreams
cover imageThe story of lyricist Gus Kahn and his wife, from the day Gus walks into a Chicago music publishing house to his public triumphs, private failures, career decline and comeback.


Here comes the Navy
cover imageWhen cocky naval yard worker Chesty O'Connor battles Chief Petty Officer Biff Martin over a dame, he not only loses the fight but the gal and his job as well. Joining the Navy to get even with Biff, Chesty's warned he'll get thrown in the brig if he clobbers a superior officer. Deciding to steal his girlfriend instead, Chesty learns she's actually Biff's sister Dorothy, a discovery that soon leads to war when her brother declares her off-limits.


Good morning, Miss Dove
cover imageA hospitalized school teacher reviews her career through visits from her former students.


Escape to Athena
cover imageA small band of Greek freedom fighters are pitted against a German battalion. In a prison camp, Allied POWs are forced to spend their days unearthing priceless Greek art treasures for the Nazis. Meanwhile, in a nearby brothel, resistance fighters led by Zeno (Telly Savalas) conspire to rid their island of the German occupiers. Zeno and his men stage a daring daylight rescue of prisoners about to be executed in the village square.


Midsomer murders : The Sicilian defence
cover imageDetective Chief Inspector John Barnaby and Detective Sergeant Ben Jones investigate the murder of a chess society president and its possible link to an earlier attack.


Midsomer murders : Written in the stars
cover imageDetective Chief Inspector John Barnaby and Detective Sergeant Ben Jones investigate the suspicious death of an amateur astronomer during a solar eclipse.


Like father, like son
cover imageAffluent architects Ryota and his wife Midori face a terrible dilemma when they learn that their six-year-old son, Keita, was accidentally switched at birth and is not their biological child. In the wake of this revelation, Ryota's sense of fatherhood is shaken to the core as he witnesses both his wife's enduring devotion to Keita and his own conflicting feelings of nature versus nurture. Now his decision on which boy is truly his son will change the family's lives forever.


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 big chill
cover imageAfter the shocking suicide of their friend, a group of thirty-somethings reunite for his funeral and end up spending a weekend together, reminiscing about their shared pasts as children of the sixties and confronting the uncertainty of their lives as adults of the eighties.


Mr. Nice Guy
cover imageJackie Chan plays a mild-mannered television chef who shows that nice guys don't get mad, they get even. When Jackie's girlfriend is kidnapped and his apartment blown up, he takes action against the gang responsible.


Hateship loveship
cover imageJohanna Parry, a quiet caregiver, starts a new job working for an elderly Mr. McCauley and his teenage granddaughter Sabitha. A cruel trick by Sabitha lands Johanna in an awkward one-way relationship with Ken, Sabitha's estranged father; but her newfound ambition and desire gives her courage to transform her awkward doom into real contentment.


Summer in February.
cover imageA sweeping romance set at a bohemian artist colony on the picturesque coast of pre-war England, based on the true story of painter Sir Alfred Munnings and his blue-blood best friend Gilbert. Munnings rises to become one of the premier artists of his time, winning the affection of beauty Florence Carter-Wood. But when Gilbert falls for Florence as well, a love triangle emerges with tragic consequences.


Austin & Ally. Chasing the beat
cover imageFollowing the lives of Austin, an aspiring confident musician, Ally, a quiet talented songwriter and their two friends.


Dudley Do-Right
cover imageFollow the hilarious exploits of the dedicated but hapless young Mountie as he struggles to outwit the evil Snidely Whiplash.


Clear history
cover imageTen years ago, Nathan was the successful head of marketing for a start-up electric car company. A disagreement with his boss led Nathan to walk away and sell his stock. Soon after, the company became wildly successful, humiliating Nathan who fled into exile. A decade later, Nathan lives a simple life on Martha's Vineyard and goes by the alias 'Rolly DeVore'. But when his old boss shows up, Nathan/Rolly vows to drive him off the island before his true identity is uncovered.


House of games
cover imageA therapist and best-selling author must confront her own demons when she meets a man who has gambling debts and she feels compelled to help him.


The big heat
cover imageAn honest police sergeant risks his life and his job when his investigations lead to the exposure of the crime syndicate that controls the city administration.


Point blank
cover imageA professional criminal helps pull off an underworld heist, then is gunned down and left for dead. He resurfaces to track down his share of the loot.


Petals on the wind
cover imageBased on the second book in the Flowers in the Attic series, by V.C. Andrews, a gothic story of four siblings who, after the death of their father, are torn from a peaceful life and subjected to abuse resulting from a dark, family secret. The Dollanganger family attempts to put their sordid past behind them. But, as they soon discover, certain secrets can't be left behind. When Cathy finds herself in an abusive relationship, Christopher and Cathy are forced to face their forbidden feelings. And as tragedy strikes again, Cathy returns to Foxworth Hall to confront her grandmother and seek revenge on her mother. Christopher runs to Cathy's side, and the two are determined to start over again; together.


The royal Bengal tiger
cover imageA woman wishes her husband would be more worldly, and not so naive. On her husband's 40th birthday, when everything in his life goes wrong, he reconnects with a best friend he hasn't seen in decades. This friendship causes him to change, and causes his wife's life to be torn apart. She got what she wished most for, but it turns out it was not what she wanted.


Queen
cover imageQueen is an ignorant Delhi girl who finds herself on a 'honeymoon' all by herself. What happens along the way forms the crux of this sweet, sensitive, fun social drama.


Purani jeans.
cover image"Friendship is like a pair of old jeans -- the older it gets, the better it becomes." Sidharth, his best friend Sam, and their gang of friends rediscover bonds of friendship and love.


Rosemary's baby
cover imageRosemary and Guy start a new life in Paris, where a good deed leads to friendship with a rich and powerful couple who may be hiding a dark secret.


The dead zone
cover imageAfter being in a coma for years, a man awakens with strange psychic abilities that come into effect whenever he touches someone.


Fail-safe
cover imageA computer malfunction causes nuclear-equipped American bombers to destroy Moscow and the president of the United States has to take terrible measures to appease the Soviets and prevent all-out nuclear war.


The railway man
cover imageBased on an autobiography, this film tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering the psychological trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Accompanied by his best friend, Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor, Japanese officer Takashi Nagase, from the prison camp, in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate.


I love you, Alice B. Toklas!
cover imageOne day you're a career 9-to-5er with a pending marriage, and then next you know, you chuck it all for beads, bell-bottoms and free love. This is the life of Harold Fine, a dedicated lawyer about to become a more dedicated dropout.


Blade
cover image"Wesley Snipes stars as the tortured soul Blade -- half man, half immortal. Blade sharpens his lethal skills under the guidance of Whistler (Kris Kristofferson), his mentor, guardian, and fellow hunter of the night. When the bloodthirsty Immortals' lord, Deacon Frost (Stephen Dorff), declares war on the human race, Blade is humanity's last hope for survival." -- Container.


The Blue angel
cover imageOne of the early sound masterpieces of German cinema, this film made Marlene Dietrich an international star and helped assure director Joseph von Sternberg a place in cinematic history. The story is a gripping portrait of a middle-aged professor who is degraded by his obsession with a tawdry cafe entertainer.


Sit tight
cover imageAthletic funnyman Jojo Mullins has an eye for the ladies although his heart belongs to the manager of the health club where he works. Eager to show the ring prowess he learned by correspondence, Jojo gets his chance in a big-time match.


Good Sam
cover imageIn the tradition of It's a Wonderful Life, everyone in town agrees that there ought to be more good Samaritans like Sam Clayton. Sam is a department store manager and a devoted family man. Unfortunately for Sam, no good deed goes unpunished. When Sam loans the family car to the neighbors, he gets sued when they have an accident. When he invites his brother-in-law for a visit, much to the dismay of Sam's wife, the man stays around for six months.


Red River
cover imageThomas Dunson, a tyrannical Texas rancher (played by John Wayne), is driving his cattle to Red River when his adopted son, Matthew, turns against him.


Bicycling with Moliere
cover imageGauthier is a handsome and famous soap opera star; Serge is a serious stage actor who has renounced his profession. When Gauthier visits Serge to convince him to join him in a production of Moliere's The Misanthrope, a battle of wits ensues over who will play the lead role of Alceste. Between rehearsals, the two bike along the windswept beaches and rival for the affections of a beautiful Italian divorcee. As tensions mount, Gauthier begins to wonder what are Serge's true plans and motivations.


Legends of Oz : Dorothy's return.
cover imageDorothy's only just returned home from her first incredible journey to Oz, but she's already being called back for another adventure! After waking to post-tornado Kansas, Dorothy and Toto are whisked to Oz on a magical rainbow mover sent by their old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion and the Tin Man. Time in Oz has passed much faster than back in Kansas, and Dorothy discovers that the Jester, the devious brother of the Wicked Witch of the West, is taking Oz over one region at a time.


The double
cover imageSimon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existence in an indifferent world. He is overlooked at work, scorned by his mother, and ignored by the woman of his dreams. He feels powerless to change any of these things. The arrival of a new co-worker, James, serves to upset the balance. James is both Simon's exact physical double and his opposite: confident, charismatic and good with women. To Simon's horror, James slowly starts taking over his life.


The legend of Korra. Book two, Spirits.
cover imageKorra and Team Avatar embark on a new journey deep into the mythology of the mystical Spirit World, encountering creatures like nothing they've seen before and discovering the truth about the very first Avatar! With a battle for the fate of the world between the light and dark spirits Raava and Vaatu fast approaching, Korra delves deeper into the Avatar's past and realizes what she must do in order to restore balance between the physical and spirit worlds.


A haunted house 2
cover imageAfter Malcolm exorcises the demons of his ex, he starts fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children. After moving into their dream home, Malcolm is once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events.


The quiet ones
cover imageTucked away in an estate outside of London, Professor Coupland along with a team of university students conducts an 'experiment' on Jane Harper, a young girl who harbors unspeakable secrets. What dark forces they uncover are more terrifying than any of them expected. Inspired by true events.


Fading gigolo
cover imageMurray talks his friend Fioravante into becoming a gigolo as a way of making some much needed cash after an out-of-the-blue request from his dermatologist. With Murray acting as Fioravante's 'manager,' the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.


Only lovers left alive
cover imageSet against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them?


Libeled lady
cover imageIt all starts when society diva Loy slaps newsman Tracy with a libel suit. Tracy enlists fiancée Harlow and down-on-his luck Powell in a counter maneuver involving a rigged marriage, a phony seduction, a fabulously funny fishing scene, fisticuffs, broken promises and hearts and eventually, true love for all.--Container.


Barfly
cover imageQuasi-autobiography of writer-alcoholic Charles Bukowski. Life on the skids in L.A.'s bars and flophouses.


The woman in the window : and, The stranger
cover imageThe woman in the window : An intellectual college professor is mesmerized by the painting of a beautiful woman in a gallery window. When he, by chance, meets the subject of the alluring painting, he becomes trapped in a murder plot and witnesses his own investigation. He must now protect the temptress. -- The stranger : A notorious Nazi war criminal lives a secret life as a college professor living in a pastoral Connecticut town with his lovely wife. After a visit from a German gentleman stranger, a mild-mannered war crimes commissioner, posing as an antique dealer, pays a visit to the professor and begins to unveil his previous life.


The auction
cover imageA man of few words, Gaby manages his family's farm--Buchard & Sons--on his own, despite his advancing age. With no actual sons to speak of and his two grown daughters living far away in the big city, he spends his days tending to the animals and land that surround him, eschewing modern technology and most social interactions. When his eldest daughter, Marie, appears at the family homestead to share news that she's finally getting divorced and in desperate need of money in order to keep the home where she and her children live, Gaby's quiet life begins to unravel. In an effort to tend to his children much the way he steadfastly tends to his farm, he'll be forced to make sacrifices he never intended for the sake of those closest to him.


Baby doll
cover imageCotton-mill owner Archie Meighan, married to nineteen-year-old "Baby Doll", looks forward to the day his wife turns twenty and will finally allow him to sleep with her. But he has competition in the form of sly business competitor Silva Vacarro, who covets both Archie's cotton mill and his young and beautiful wife.


The revengers
cover imageThe life of a peaceful rancher is torn apart when his family is massacred by a gang of marauding outlaws and his farm is destroyed. He assembles a team of mean, lawless convicts to act as his posse, as he pursues the gang responsible for the deaths of his loved ones.


King and country
cover imageIn this stirring anti-war film set during WWI, a tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer is assigned to defend a lowly private at his court martial. The private has been accused of desertion during battle. The lawyer, Captain Hargreaves, is convinced this young man should be executed. However, as the trial progresses and the strain of three horrible years endured at the Allied front is revealed, the more he is compelled to spare the youth from a firing squad.


Paris blues
cover imageTwo American jazz musicians (Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier) living in Paris fall in love with two girls on vacation from America. They must decide whether to stay in Paris for their music careers, or move back to America for love.


The other love.
cover imageSeriously ill, concert pianist Karen Duncan is admitted to a Swiss sanitorium. Despite being attracted to Dr Tony Stanton, she ignores his warnings of possibly fatal consequences unless she rests completely. Rather, she opts for a livelier time in Monte Carlo with dashing Paul Clermont. When a fellow patient dies, Karen begins to understand the gravity of her illness and must decide whether it's worth risking her life for love.


Forever female
cover imageAfter aspiring playwright Stanley Krown's new play is optioned, his producer insists he rewrites the script to allow his middle-aged ex-wife (Ginger Rogers) to play the lead role, that of a ninteen-year-old ingenue. But the role wasn't meant for her, and despite constant changes, Krown's play can't seem to win over critics. Young actress Sally Carver wants the lead part for herself.


See Spot run
cover imageGordon, an offbeat mailman, never met a dog he couldn't handle. That is, until he offers to watch a neighbor's young son, James. Together, Gordon and James befriend an FBI crime-fighting superdog, "Agent 11" (whom they name "Spot"), who is hiding from the mob. Gordon, James and "Spot" save the day by rescuing an FBI agent, who has been caught by the mob boss.


The little rascals save the day
cover imageJoin the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog, and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their grandma's bakery. The only trouble is, they just can't seem to do anything right! From botched pet washes to terrible taxi service, they can't raise a penny. Their only hope is to win prize money from the local talent show, but have you ever heard Alfalfa sing?


Ramayya vasthavayya
cover imageNandu and his group of friends are happy go lucky guys and he gets struck when he sees Akarsha. From thereon, he tries all ways to impress her and finally manages to do that. He is invited for her sister's marriage and there he meets her father, who is going through a series of life threats and other issues from hidden enemies. Nandu comes forward and offers to help. However, there is a motive behind Nandu's help and what happens from there forms the rest of the story.


Main tera hero
cover imageSeenu pursues an education in a Bangalore college. He then falls in love with Sunaina. But Sunaina is forced to marry Angad, a local police officer, who is a terrorizing gangster. Seenu also has another die-hard lover in the form of Ayesha, which he is unaware of. He had once saved her friends and Ayesha instantly knew that he was the one for her. Ayesha's father is a big gangster and kidnaps Sunaina to get hold of Seenu and force him to marry his daughter.


Kalavaramaaye madilo
cover imageSreya is a young woman who works two jobs to help take care of her sick mother. She aspires to be a singer and her goal is to sing for AR Rehman. An old man tells her she has a good voice, but is a bad singer. She joins the old man as a music student after his remark pushes her to learn more about music. By achieving her goals, she became a better person.


Midsomer murders : Schooled in murder
cover imageDetective Chief Inspector John Barnaby and Detective Sergeant Ben Jones investigate the death of a dairy worker and how it is connected to the local prep school her daughter attends.


L.A. confidential
cover imageLA in the 50's: Notorious gangster Mickey Cohen has just been put away for tax evasion, and now a bunch of his heroin is missing. Outside wise guys would love to move in on Mickey's territory; Captain Dudley Smith of the LAPD has launched a special squad to deal with them. Violent, thuggish team member Bud White's partner is murdered during a robbery at The Nite Owl coffee shop. The responding officer is rising star Detective Lieutenant Ed Exley, whose investigation intersects with that of Detective Jack Vincennes. Their leads point to Pierce Patchett, a drug dealing pimp whose prostitutes are surgically altered to look like movie stars. Nothing is as it seems in the glittering city of Angels, which, despite its open streets and warm welcoming air, is a city constructed of secrets. As Hollywood scandal sheet editor Sid Hudgens says, some things in L.A. are always going to be "Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush."


 

 

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