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From hit blockbusters to indie hits, check out our latest movies for kids and adults. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Dogs don't wear pants.

DVD

Juha (Pekka Strang), has lost his wife in a drowning accident. After years of feeling numb and unable to connect with people, he develops an unexpected but powerful connection with a dominatrix named Mona (Krista Kosonen, Blade Runner 2049). His dang...

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Capone.

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This is a dramatised portrayal of the notorious gangster, Al Capone, as he suffers from neurosyphilis and dementia after ten years in prison and becomes increasingly haunted by the past.

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Sea fever.

DVD

Solitary marine biology student Siobhan endures a week on a ragged fishing trawler, where she's miserably at odds with the close-knit crew. But out in the deep Atlantic, an unfathomable life form ensnares the boat. When members of the crew start succumbing...

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Fate/stay night, heaven's feel. II, Lost butterfly

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The boy made a decision to keep fighting and to protect the girl. The Holy Grail War, where Masters and Servants fight to claim the Holy Grail. A new war has started again in Fuyuki City, 10 years after the previous Grail War. However, due to the par...

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The rhythm section.

DVD

Stephanie is out for revenge against the people that arranged the plane crash that killed her family.

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Only yesterday.

DVD

Only Yesterday revolves around Taeko, a single woman working a desk job in Tokyo in 1982, taking a vacation in the countryside with the family of her sister in-law. During her vacation, Taeko finds herself looking back at her time as a young schoolgirl...

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Escape and evasion.

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After his men are killed in Burma, Seth returns home in search of solace in the arms of his dead comrade's sister, Rebecca. She struggles her way through what she suspects is a military cover-up as Seth's reality spirals into disarray and imaginary s...

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Enemy lines.

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November 1943. A British commando squad is teamed with an American officer on a covert mission into Poland, deep behind enemy lines. Working with the resistance they cross the harsh wilderness intent on kidnapping and extracting a sought-after Polish...

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Photograph.

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A struggling street photographer in Mumbai, pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée. The pair develop a connection that transforms them in ways they could not expect.

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Valhalla.

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The Viking children Roskva and Tjalfe embark on an adventurous journey from Midgard to Valhalla with the gods Thor and Loki. Life in Valhalla, however, turns out to be threatened by the dreaded Fenrir wolf and the god's barbaric archenemies, the Jotnar....

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Farewell to the night.

DVD

"Muriel is overjoyed. Her grandson Alex, will be staying at her place a few days before moving to Canada. Intrigued by his curious behaviour, she soon discovers he's been lying. Alex is preparing a different life. Distraught, Muriel must act - and there...

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Little Foot.

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Little Foot is a tiny Bigfoot with an even bigger heart! And when penguin pals Zoey and Flip warn him about a sinister plan involving all the magical creatures of the galaxy, he decides to step up and step in! No one tracks down the fun quite like Little...

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Fish school.

DVD

Peewee loves to attend school each and every day with his favourite teacher, Professor Fishbone! This fun and educational experience is perfect for kids of all ages!

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Blumhouse's Fantasy Island.

DVD

The enigmatic Mr. Roarke makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true at a luxurious but remote tropical resort. But when the fantasies turn into nightmares, the guests have to solve the island's mystery in order to escape with their lives.

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Bloodshot.

DVD

Based on the bestselling comic book, Vin Diesel stars as Ray Garrison, a soldier recently killed in action and brought back to life as a superhero by the RST Corporation. With an army of nanotechnology in his veins, he's an unstoppable force, stronger...

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Dark waters.

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Inspired by a shocking true story, a tenacious attorney uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths due to one of the world's largest corporations. In the process, he risks everything, his future, his family, and his own...

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Vivarium.

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A young couple looking for the perfect home find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like neighbourhood of identical houses.

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The invisible man.

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Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy scientist, Cecilia Kass escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding. But when her abusive ex commits suicide and leaves her a generous portion of his vast fortune, Cecilia suspects...

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The professor and the madman.

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Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

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Pitch perfect.

DVD

"Experience Pitch perfect like never before in an all-new full length Sing-Along edition. Follow the lyrics and sing along with your favourite a cappella groups as The Bellas take on their rivals in a campus competition in this outrageously hilarious...

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The current war.

DVD

Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse engage in a battle of technology and ideas that will determine whose electrical system will power the modern world in the new century.

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The extraordinary.

DVD

For twenty years, Bruno and Malik have lived in a different world: the world of autistic children and teens. In charge of two separate non-profit organisations, they train young people from underprivileged areas to be caregivers for extreme cases that...

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The spy.

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Sonja Wigert, Scandinavia's most acclaimed female movie star, lives in neutral Stockholm when World War II breaks out. The Germans want to use film in their propaganda war, and Sonja is at the top of Nazi Commanders Josef Terboven's list. When her father...

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Onward.

DVD

Two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.

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The ideal palace.

DVD

At the end of the 19th century, Joseph Ferdinand Cheval was a simple postman who travelled the Drôme every day, from village to village. Lonely, he is upset when he meets the woman of his life, Philomène. From their union Alice is born. For this child...

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Guns akimbo.

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Miles's nerdy existence as a video game developer takes a dramatic turn when he inadvertently gets caught up as the next contestant with SKIZM, an underground gang livestreaming real-life death matches. While Miles excels at running away from everything,...

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Code Geass. Lelouch of the re;surrection.

DVD

It is the second year of the Kowa Period. The world has unified around the reorganise United Federation of Nations and has enjoyed days of continuing peace. But now, that peace suddenly comes to an end. Suzaku, while travelling as the masked man "Zer...

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Proxima.

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The films stars Eva Green as Sarah, a woman trying to balance her work as an astronaut preparing for a year-long stint on the International Space Station with her family life as mother to an eight-year-old daughter Stella (Zélie Boulant). It also stars...

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The legend of Baron To'a.

DVD

Fritz, a displaced Tongan man, returns to the cul-de-sac of his youth to sell his family home. When a priceless heirloom - a championship wrestling belt belonging to his late father, Baron To'a, - is pillaged from the family home, Fritz's uncle Otto ...

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H is for happiness.

DVD

Led by newcomers Daisy Axon and Wesley Patten, H is for Happiness is the story of Candice Phee, a relentlessly optimistic and hilariously forthright girl on the cusp of her 13th birthday. Candice's family is in disarray: her mum has been living with ...

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The way back.

DVD

Jack Cunningham was a basketball star with a full university scholarship when he walked away from the game, forfeiting his future. Now years later, Jack is spiralling down, and drowning in alcoholism. When he is asked to coach the team at his alma mater,...

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The lighthouse.

DVD

A hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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Superman. Red son.

DVD

When Krypton's last son crash-lands in Cold War-era Russia instead of rural Kansas, an alternate reality unfolds in this DC Elseworlds adventure. Superman is spearheading a Communist campaign to advance the ideologies of the Soviet state. Meanwhile, across...

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The informer

DVD

Honourably discharged Special Ops soldier Pete Koslow's world is turned upside-down when he is jailed after a fight to protect his wife. He's given a chance for early release by becoming an informant for the FBI and using his covert skills to take down...

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Miss Fisher and the crypt of tears

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Glamorous lady detective Phryne Fisher returns in a cinematic sequel to the wildly popular TV series. In 1929 Jerusalem, Phryne's rescue of a young Bedouin girl leads her on a globe-trotting adventure to uncover priceless treasures, wartime secrets, and...

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Seberg.

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Inspired by true events about the French New Wave darling and Breathless star, Jean Seberg, who in the late 1960s was targeted by the FBI because of her support of the civil rights movement and romantic involvement with Hakim Jamal, among others. In ...

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Don't go.

DVD

Reeling from the shock of their young daughter's death, Ben and Hazel attempt to restart their lives in a picturesque seaside village. But when the girl begins appearing to Ben in a haunting recurring dream, he becomes convinced that she is attempting...

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Run the race.

DVD

Reeling from his mother's death and his father's abandonment, Zach, an All-State athlete, finds glory on the football field, working to earn a college scholarship and the brothers' ticket out of town. When a devastating injury puts Zach and his dreams...

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Horrible histories, the movie. Rotten romans.

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Roman teenager Atti is forced to join the Roman Army when one of his clever schemes falls foul of Emperor Nero. He is sent to "miserable, cold, wet Britain" where "the natives are revolting, quite literally". Things go from bad to worse when Atti is ...

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The whistleblower = Chui shao ren.

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Following a fatal accident, a Chinese expatriate working for a mining company in Australia discovers that new technology developed by the company may be a health risk, and investigates a web of conspiracies in his search for the truth.

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Strange but true.

DVD

A family is caught in a web of lies, fears, and suspense after the ex-girlfriend of their deceased son appears five years after his death and tells them she is carrying his child.

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The big trip.

DVD

This incredible story that starts when a Goofy Stork - the Postman mistakenly delivers a Baby-parcel to a wrong destination. He muddles the address of Panda with the address of Bear. And now the Bear who always does all the things the right way decides...

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The Queen's corgi.

DVD

Rex is the Queen's Top Dog--a spoilt little corgi who lives a life of luxury in Buckingham Palace. But when Rex winds up in a London Dog's Home, surrounded by tough strays, he must learn that to become a true Top Dog, you have to earn it!

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Mrs Lowry & son.

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Beloved British artist L.S. Lowry lived all his life with his overbearing mother Elizabeth. Bedridden and bitter, Elizabeth actively tried to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions, while never failing to voice her opinion at what...

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Think like a man ;

DVD

Think like a man: Four friends conspire to turn the tables on their women when they discover the ladies have been using Steve Harvey's relationship advice against them.

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Girls of the sun.

DVD

Somewhere in Kurdistan, Bahar, commander of the battalion, is preparing to liberate her hometown from the hands of extremists, hoping to find her son who is held, hostage. A French journalist, Mathilde, comes to cover the attack and bear witness to the...

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Midway.

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Centres on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of...

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Little Miss Dolittle.

DVD

An eleven-year-old girl, with the gift of speaking to animals, embarks upon an adventure with her classmates to save a baby elephant that has been kidnapped from the local zoo.

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Roma.

DVD

With his eighth and most personal film, Alfonso Cuaron recreated the early 1970s Mexico City of his childhood, narrating a tumultuous period in the life of a middle-class family through the experiences of Cleo, the indigenous domestic worker who keeps...

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Safe spaces.

DVD

An NYC Professor spends the week reconnecting with his family while defending his reputation over controversial behaviour at his college. Meanwhile, his family is determined to make an around-the-clock effort to support their Matriarch when she's admitted...

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Birds of prey

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A twisted tale told by Harley Quinn herself, as only Harley can tell it. When Gotham's most nefariously narcissistic villain, Roman Sionis, and his zealous right-hand, Zsasz, put a target on a young girl named Cass, the city is turned upside down looking...

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Underwater.

DVD

A crew of aquatic researchers works to get to safety after an earthquake devastates their subterranean laboratory, a deepwater research and drilling facility located at the bottom of the Mariana Trench. But the crew has more than the ocean seabed to ...

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Buoyancy.

DVD

In rural Cambodia, spirited 14-year-old Chakra (Sam Heng) works the rice fields with his family. He yearns for independence and seeks out a local broker who can get him paid work in a Thai factory. Without telling his family, Chakra travels to Bangkok...

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After the wedding.

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Isabel has devoted her life to running an orphanage in a Calcutta slum. With funds running dry, a potential donor, who requires she travel from India to New York, to deliver a presentation in-person, contacts Isabel. At first balking at the demand of...

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Sheep & wolves. Pig deal.

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In a magical faraway land lives a flock of carefree sheep whose pastoral and stress-free life is interrupted when a pack of wolves sets up camp in the nearby ravine.

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The stolen princess.

DVD

A story from the age of valiant knights, beautiful princesses, and evil sorcerers. Ruslan, an artist who dreams of becoming a knight, meets and falls in love with the beautiful Mila, without realizing that she is the King's daughter. But the evil sor...

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The day shall come.

DVD

In this absurdist dark political satire, a somewhat nutty and naive impoverished African American preacher, who along with his worried family and a small group of followers wishes to bring hope to the Miami projects by preaching about his own version...

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Backdraft 2.

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When fire investigator Sean McCaffrey is assigned to investigate a deadly fire, he and partner Maggie soon realise that they are dealing with something much more than a routine fire. The clues they discover lead them down a treacherous path of arson,...

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Morning show mysteries. Collection one.

DVD

Billy Blessing is the food anchor for the show and owner of a successful local bistro. After the mysterious death of one of the network execs, Billy's life takes a turn as she becomes the main suspect in the murder and is forced to investigate to clear...

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Inside man. Most wanted.

DVD

A gripping game of cat and mouse that will keep you guessing until the very end. An NYPD hostage negotiator forms an unlikely team with an FBI agent to save hostages in a skilfully orchestrated copycat crime at the Federal Reserve Bank, led by a ruth...

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The karate kid. Part III.

DVD

When Miyagi refuses to help him prepare for an upcoming tournament, an angry Daniel finds a new mentor, unaware that a revenge-obsessed old enemy is setting him up.

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Non fiction.

DVD

Set in the Parisian publishing world, an editor and an author find themselves in over their heads, as they cope with a middle-age crisis, the changing industry and their wives.

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Portrait of a lady on fire.

DVD

France, 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Because she is a reluctant bride-to-be, Marianne arrives under the guise of companionship, observing Héloïse by day and secr...

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The karate kid.

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Daniel moves to Los Angeles and becomes the object of bullying by the Cobras, a menacing gang of karate students when he becomes friends with Ali, the Cobra leader's ex-girlfriend. He asks his handyman Miyagi who is a master of the martial arts to teach...

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The karate kid. Part II.

DVD

Daniel accompanies Miyagi to Okinawa where he becomes entangled in an old feud with Miyagi's lifelong enemy.

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The peanut butter falcon.

DVD

An adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak, a young man with Down syndrome, runs away from a nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler and attending the wrestling school of...

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After midnight.

DVD

For small town bar-owner Hank (Jeremy Gardner), his 10-year relationship with Abby (Brea Grant) has been storybook-quality. Abby, however, wants more: marriage, to be exact, which Hank doesn't seem ready to initiate any time soon. As a result, she leaves...

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The farewell.

DVD

Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness,...

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Like a boss.

DVD

Best friends Mia and Mel are living their best lives running their own cosmetics company they've built from the ground up. Unfortunately, they're in over their heads financially, and the prospect of a big buyout offer from a notorious titan of the co...

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Brothers in arms.

DVD

When his reckless younger brother is given an unfair prison sentence, a Marine Corps reservist is torn between his by-the-book code and loyalty to family.

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Go!

DVD

Jack is a charismatic larrikin who has just discovered the one thing he's really good at go-kart racing. With the support of his mentor, Patrick, an old race car driver with a secret past, and his best mates Colin and Mandy, Jack must learn to control...

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Just mercy.

DVD

A powerful and thought-provoking true story follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan had his pick of lucrative jobs. Instead, he heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned...

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Richard Jewell.

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The world is first introduced to Richard Jewell as the security guard who reports finding the device at the 1996 Atlanta bombing, his report making him a hero whose swift actions save countless lives. But within days, the law enforcement wannabe becomes...

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Dolittle.

After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle, famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria's England, hides behind the walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. But when the young ...

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Bernie the dolphin 2.

DVD

The kids are thrilled that Bernie's come back! But so has their old enemy Winston, who's about to kidnap the talented dolphin. Can Kevin and Holly rescue their splashy friend before its too late?

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A beautiful day in the neighborhood.

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Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.

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Seven stages to achieve eternal bliss by passing through the gateway chosen by the Holy Storsh.

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A small-town couple finds the perfect apartment in the big city, except there's one catch: the apartment is home to the ritualistic suicides of a deranged cult.

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Dragonheart. Vengeance.

DVD

When a young man's family is killed by marauders, he seeks the help of a swashbuckling mercenary and a reclusive dragon in a quest for vengeance. The unlikely trio's adventurous journey brings revelations and rewards far beyond the original intent.

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Farmageddon

When an adorable alien called Lu-La with amazing powers crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun sees an opportunity for alien-powered fun and sets off on a mission to shepherd Lu-La home before a sinister organisation can capture her. Join Shaun and...

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Ashes in the snow.

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An artistic sixteen-year-old is forcefully separated from her family by Soviet soldiers and sent to one of Stalin's work camps in Siberia. Despite suffering through cruel and harsh conditions, Lina finds refuge in the connections she makes with other...

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Teacher.

DVD

A high school English teacher goes to disturbing lengths to protect his favourite students from bullies.

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Birds of passage.

DVD

The origins of the Colombian drug trade, as seen through eyes of an indigenous Wayuu family that becomes involved in the booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s. When greed, passion and honor collide, a fratricidal war breaks...

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Working woman

DVD

Orna is the mother of three children whose husband is struggling to open a restaurant. To help support her family, Orna lands a job with a former army superior who is now a successful real estate developer. While Orna tries to balance work and her home...

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The assent.

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A widower reluctantly seeks the help of a disgraced priest to save his son, whom he believes is possessed by the Devil.

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Bad boys for life.

DVD

Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.

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The gentlemen.

DVD

American ex-pat Mickey Pearson built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he's looking to cash out of the business forever, it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from...

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Dolittle.

DVD

After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle, famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria's England, hides behind the walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. But when the young ...

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Cats

DVD

Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper transforms Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-shattering stage musical into a breakthrough cinematic event. The film reimagines the musical for a new generation with spectacular production design, state-of-the-art technology,...

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Arctic justice

DVD

Swifty, the Arctic Fox, works in the mailroom of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service but dreams of one day becoming a Top Dog. To prove himself worthy of the Top Dog role, Swifty secretly commandeers one of the sleds and delivers a mysterious package to...

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Dragged across concrete

DVD

Once two overzealous cops get suspended from the force, they must delve into the criminal underworld to get their just due.

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