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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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Dagon.

Paul and his girlfriend Barbara are celebrating the success of their new company on a yacht off the coast of Spain. When a sudden storm smashes their boat on a reef, Barbara and Paul swim to the nearest town for help. The decrepit fishing village of Imboca...

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Funny cow.

Maxine Peake plays the gritty role of Funny Cow, a comedian who breaks through the glass ceiling of the all-male 1970s comedy circuit to rise to stardom. Set against the backdrop of working men's clubs in the North of England, FUNNY COW is both a lov...

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The happytime murders.

The Happytime Murders is a filthy comedy set in the underbelly of Los Angeles where puppets and humans coexist. Two clashing detectives with a shared secret, one human (Melissa McCarthy) and one puppet, are forced to work together again to solve the ...

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The spy who dumped me.

Audrey and Morgan are two fairly ordinary 30-year-old women who live in Los Angeles. They are best friends, and they always stick together, so when Audrey discovers her ex-boyfriend is an international spy, Morgan joins her on an unlikely adventure. ...

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The spy who dumped me.

Audrey (Mila Kunis) and Morgan (Kate McKinnon), two thirty-year-old best friends in Los Angeles, are thrust unexpectedly into an international conspiracy when Audrey's ex-boyfriend shows up at their apartment with a team of deadly assassins on his tr...

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Mission: Impossible. Fallout.

Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong. When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfil his original briefing,...

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Gotti.

Follows infamous crime boss John Gotti's rise to become the 'Teflon Don' of the Gambino Crime Family in New York City. Spanning three decades and recounted by his son John Jr., it examines Gotti's tumultuous life as he and his wife attempt to hold the...

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C'est la vie.

After organising hundreds of events over 30 years, Max is close to throwing in the towel. The latest nightmare for the irritable planner is a magnificent wedding reception in a 17th century chateau, where he thinks he has put together all the ingredients...

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Kiwi Christmas.

Disillusioned with the materialism of Christmas, Santa's gone on holiday, to as far from the North Pole as possible - New Zealand! When his reindeerless-sleigh crashes and sinks in the waters of an idyllic holiday beach, he is found washed up by 8-year-old...

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Loveless.

A couple going through a divorce must team up to find their son who has disappeared during one of their bitter arguments. The story concerns two separated parents whose loveless relationship has decayed into a state of bitterness and hostility. They ...

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Persepolis.

Summary: In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family. Their long dream is realized when the hated Shah is defeated in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, Marji...

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The other side of hope.

The Other Side of Hope follows the fortunes of Khaled, a young man who has travelled to Helsinki from his home in Syria to seek asylum. For first-time visitors, Finland's capital city can be a strange and confusing place. But help is out there for those...

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Tully.

When mother Marlo gives birth to her third baby, she wasn't expecting to hire a nanny to help with the newborn. Her brother contracts the services of young Tully as a nanny on Marlo's behalf, however. At first Marlo thinks of having a nanny as an unn...

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Nights of Cabiria.

Cabiria, a prostitute, throws herself into endless love affairs with the frantic persistence of a trapped bird, dashing body and soul against the vain hope of securing marriage and a happy family life.

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Treasure planet.

A legendary treasure map inspires an intergalactic treasure hunt when determined teen Jim Hawkins stumbles upon a map to the greatest fortune in the universe. As cabin boy aboard a glittering solar galleon, Jim is befriended by the ship's cyborg John...

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Rebel without a cause.

The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police. In one of moviedom's most influential roles, James Dean plays Jim Stark, the new kid in town whose loneliness, frustration and anger mirrored those of postwar...

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Love crime.

Ruthless executive Christine brings on Isabelle as her assistant, and she takes delight in toying with the young woman's innocence. But when the protégé's ideas become tempting enough for Christine to pass one as her own, she underestimates Isabelle's...

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The wedding guest.

After Adam (Justin Long) gets a call from his ex-girlfriend Allison (Cobie Smulders) telling him she is getting married, Adam realises he is just not ready to say goodbye. Against the advice of his best friend Mark (John Cho), Adam decides to drive back...

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Beau Geste.

Beau Geste and his two brothers join the Foreign Legion after their family's Blue Water sapphire disappears.

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Zaytoun.

In 1982, amid the Lebanese Civil War, Israeli pilot Yoni is shot down over Beirut and taken prisoner by inhabitants of a Palestinian refugee camp. Among them is ten-year-old Fahed, whose father obsessively tends to his prized, but sickly olive tree, ...

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My own private Idaho.

Gus Van Sant takes us to the underbelly of life on the streets of Portland, Oregon and introduces us to two male hustlers, Mike and Scott. They live on the streets, do drugs and sell their bodies. Mike is quiet, gay and suffers from narcolepsy. Abandoned...

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Howard Lovecraft and the undersea kingdom.

Young Howard Lovecraft may have defeated the evil King Abdul Alhazred in the Frozen Kingdom, but all is not safe, not yet. There are much darker forces at work and, this time, Howard must protect his father's journals without the assistance of his most...

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The Jetsons & WWE. Robo-Wrestle Mania!

Blast off to adventure in this animated feature where our favorite space-age family, The Jetsons, meet the superstars of WWE. When George unearths WWE's Big Show, who has been frozen for 100 years, the futuristic face-off begins. Once thawed, Big Show...

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Hairspray live!

Set in 1962, Tracy Turnblad becomes an overnight sensation after appearing on a Baltimore TV dance show. With her newfound popularity, she twists and shakes her hometown, teaching them a thing or two about racial equality, and of course, the power of...

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Stand and deliver.

Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a Hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods to try and turn gang members and no-hopers into some of the country's top algebra ...

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Rise of the legend.

A martial artist with extraordinary power (Eddie Peng) returns to the town where his father was murdered to face off against a ruthless crime boss (Sammo Hung) and bring justice back to the people.

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Jaws.

A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast and three men join together to hunt and destroy it.

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Pirates of the Caribbean. At world's end.

Charming rogue pirate Captain Jack Sparrow is back for a grand, swashbuckling, nonstop joyride filled with devilish pirate humour, monstrous sea creatures and breathtaking black magic.

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The Incredibles.

Bob Parr and his wife Helen used to be among the world's greatest crime fighter, saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. Fifteen years later, they have been forced to adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs. Itching to get back ...

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Safe house.

Tobin Frost, one of the CIA's most dangerous traitors, resurfaces in South Africa after eluding capture for almost a decade. During his interrogation, the safe house he's being held in is attacked by brutal mercenaries, forcing rookie agent Matt Weston...

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The gateway.

Dr Jane Chandler (Jacqueline McKenzie) is a particle physicist working in a small but highly advanced laboratory and very near to a scientific breakthrough that could change everything. Her experiments in teleportation are about to succeed...but when...

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Next of kin.

Linda Stevens, 24, has just inherited a big old house. An evil house. All night she hears a voice that whispers slowly from somewhere deep in the back of her mind. Taps turn themselves on and off. Candles light without a flame being put to them, and just...

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See you up there.

November 1918. A few days before the Armistice, Édouard Péricourt saves Albert Maillard's life. These two men have nothing in common but the war. Lieutenant Pradelle, by ordering a senseless assault, destroys their lives while binding them as companions...

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PAW patrol. Mighty pups.

When a fallen meteor gives the pups mighty powers, they'll need to use them on a super-heroic mission to keep Mayor Humdinger and his nephew Harold from taking over Adventure Bay!

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Ant-Man and the Wasp

Set after the events of Captain America: Civil War, Ant-Man and the Wasp functions as an origin story. Dr. Hank Pym, the original Ant-Man, sends Scott Lang on a mission to run down information about Pym's earliest exploits. Most importantly, Pym wants...

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The breaker upperers.

Fifteen years ago, Mel (Madeleine Sami) and Jen (Jackie van Beek) discovered they were being two-timed by the same man. Bitter and cynical they became fast friends and formed The Breaker Upperers, a small-time business breaking up couples for cash. Now...

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Barbie dolphin magic.

Join Barbie and her sisters Skipper, Stacie and Chelsea as they go on an adventure to a tropical island where Ken is doing a marine biology internship. After finding a family of gemstone dolphins being held captive by Marlo, the person Ken is interning...

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Home for the holidays.

This holiday season, it's Oh's very first Christmas on Earth. Unfamiliar with any of these human traditions, Tip does her best to explain Christmas and introduce all things holiday.

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LBJ.

LBJ centres on the political upheaval that Vice President Johnson faced when he was thrust into the presidency at the hands of an assassin's bullet in November 1963. With political battles on both sides of the aisle, Johnson struggles to heal a nation...

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Robot & Frank.

"Frank is an aging ex-jewel thief, and his two grown children are worried that he can no longer care for himself. In deciding what to do with Frank, the most likely option appears to be putting him in a nursing home until Frank's son comes up with an...

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The great escape.

During World War Two, a collection of hardened Allied prisoners are kept in an 'escape-proof' German camp. Led by the 'Big X' (Richard Attenborough), the men formulate a plan for a mass breakout, digging three tunnels - Tom, Dick and Harry. The team behind...

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Strong world

20 years after his escape from Impel Down, the legendary pirate Shiki the Golden Lion reappears causing massive upheaval to the Marines. During his long seclusion, he was able to come up with a scheme to bring the World Government to his knees. On his...

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Mamma mia! Here we go again.

Join the celebration, sing and dance, and discover how it all began! Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie premiered, you're invited back to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new musical sequel based on the songs of ABBA. In 1979 young D...

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Albert.

Albert is the story of a tiny Douglas fir tree named Albert who has big dreams of becoming Empire City's most famous Christmas tree. When the search for this year's tree is announced, Albert believes he has found his calling and hits the road with his...

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My friend Dahmer.

A young Jeffrey Dahmer struggles to belong in high school.

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Foxtrot.

A troubled family must face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son's desolate military post.

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The escape.

This is the story of an ordinary woman who makes an extraordinary decision which will change her life forever. In desperate need of a change, Tara one day makes a bold decision. Armed with a one-way ticket to Paris, she leaves everything behind to re...

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Tiny Christmas.

When a clumsy elf accidentally shrinks two kids on Christmas Eve, they get scooped up into Santa's sack. When they are dropped off across the street, the tiny kids have to navigate holiday hazards to make it home safely.

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A dog and pony show.

The story of Dede, a famous performing circus dog that gets left behind when her show leaves town. She's discovered by Billy, a lonely city kid who's just moved to a nearby ranch. When Billy adopts the vain and arrogant dog, will she get along with the...

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The first purge

To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage...

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Beirut.

In 1972 Beirut, American diplomat Mason Skiles hosts a cocktail party accompanied by his wife and Karim, the 13-year old Lebanese orphan whom they hope to adopt. The festivities are disrupted when Mason's best friend, CIA Agent Cal Riley arrives with...

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Brother's nest.

On a cold morning in country Victoria, two brothers arrive at the family home intent on murdering their step-father Roger (Kim Gyngell). Terry (Shane Jacobson) and Jeff (Clayton Jacobson)’s motive is simple, killing their step-dad will render their d...

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Skyscraper.

Dwayne Johnson leads the cast as former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer, who now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in Hong Kong he finds the tallest, safest building in the world, The Pearl, suddenly ablaze,...

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Belle & Sebastian 3. Friends for life.

In the final chapter of the trilogy, Sebastian will try anything to protect Belle from her previous owner. 12 year-old Sebastian has decided not to follow his father and Angelina to Canada, deciding to stay in the alps to watch over Belle who has now...

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We need to talk about Kevin.

The mother of a teenage boy who went on a high-school killing spree tries to deal with her grief - and feelings of responsibility for her child's actions.

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As it is in heaven.

A successful international conductor suddenly interrupts his career and returns home to Sweden's far north to address his childhood grievances. But his remedial solace is shattered when the local church choir seeks him out for advice.

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Hey Arnold! The jungle movie.

When his class wins a trip to San Lorenzo, the last known place his parents were seen, Arnold is excited to finally uncover exactly what happened to his mom and dad. But the road to the truth proves to be more than he bargained for when pirates kidnap...

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Overboard.

When Leonardo, a wealthy businessman, has a yachting accident and develops amnesia, an ill-treated employee exacts some revenge. Kate is a single mum who manages to convince Leonardo that she is his wife. Hilarity ensues as Leonardo must take on the task...

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Colombiana.

A child grows up to be a hardcore assassin after she witnesses the brutal murder of her parents in Bogota. Working for her uncle as a professional killer, she remains focused on her ultimate goal: to hunt down and get revenge on the mobster responsible...

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Hotel Transylvania 3

The monster family embarks on a vacation on a luxury monster cruise ship so Drac can take a summer vacation from providing everyone else's vacation at the hotel. It's smooth sailing for Drac's Pack as the monsters indulge in all of the shipboard fun the...

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Edie.

Edith Moore (Edie) (Sheila Hancock) is a bitter, gruff woman in her eighties. In the months following her husband George's death, Edie's strained relationship with her daughter Nancy begins to worsen. The question over Edie's future looms large; while...

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The Inn of the Sixth Happiness.

All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary, Gladys works as a domestic to earn the money to send herself to a poor, remote village. There she eventually lives...

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The von Trapp family

Based on Agathe von Trapp's Memories Before and After the Sound of Music, this unforgettable movie follows the von Trapp family's incredible journey from the perspective of Agathe, the eldest daughter. As war encroached upon her family and friends, A...

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Novitiate.

Set in the early 1960s and during the era of Vatican II, a young woman in training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, the changing church, and sexuality.

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Back to Burgundy.

Jean left his family and his birthplace of Burgundy ten years ago to tour the world. Learning of his father's imminent death, he returns to his childhood home. There, he reunites with his sister Juliette, and his brother Jérémie when their father passes...

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Fallen.

A young girl finds herself in a reform school after she was blamed for the death of a young boy. At the school she finds herself drawn to a fellow student, unaware that he is an angel, and has loved her for thousands of years.

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Spinning man.

When a female college student goes missing, a popular professor is the prime suspect. Suddenly, the questions he faces aren't merely academic, they're a matter of life and death.

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Thomas & friends. Big world! Big adventures!

Thomas leaves Sodor to fulfill his dream of seeing the world. This heroic quest takes Thomas across deserts, through jungles and over dangerous mountains as he travels across five continents seeing sights he has never seen before.

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Phantom thread.

Set in the glamour of the 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the centre of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The...

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The producers.

A legendary producer and his mild-mannered accountant face catastrophe when their play unexpectedly becomes a success.

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Ouija house.

To help her down-on-her-luck mother, a graduate student brings her friends to a mysterious house where they plan to do research for a book project. But they inadvertently summon an evil entity with plans of its own.

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Camille Claudel.

A historically accurate depiction of one of the most important collaborations in the history of art, that of legendary sculptor Rodin, and the creative prodigy Camille Claudel. Beginning in the 1880's with a young Claudel's first meeting with Rodin (...

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Ismael's ghosts.

Twenty-one years ago, she ran away, and twenty-one years later, Carlotta is back from the void. But, Ismael has been busy rebuilding a life for himself with Sylvia and working on his next feature film. As Ismael's trials and tribulation unfurl, so too...

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Sicario. Day of the soldado.

In the drug war, there are no rules, and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver calls on the mysterious Alejandro, whose family was murdered by a cartel kingpin. Alejandro kidnaps the kingpin’s...

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Please stand by.

A young woman escapes from her group home hoping to get her Star Trek script produced in Hollywood. With her sister and psychiatrist at her heels, she must conquer a new world full of challenges.

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Disobedience.

A woman returns to the community that shunned her for her attraction to a childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.

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The square.

The story follows a curator of a contemporary art museum as he gets into situations highlighting various aspects of modern society.

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Teen Titans. The Judas contract.

The Titans are on the hunt for the villainous Brother Blood, not realizing that they might have a traitor among them.

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Braveheart.

The dramatic story of William Wallace, who rallied medieval Scotland to fight for liberty.

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

Lord Voldemort has returned, but the Ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth - including appointing Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defence Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwa...

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The book of Eli.

A lone warrior, Eli (Denzel Washington), walks in a post-apocalyptic wasteland that was once America. He heads west on a mission he does not fully understand but knows he must complete. In his possession is the last copy of a book he fiercely guards with...

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United 93.

United 93 is a powerful and provocative drama remembering the extraordinary courage of the 40 ordinary people on United Airline Flight 93 when it became the fourth hijacked plane on 11th September 2001. As the hijackers pilot the doomed flight to their...

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Occupation.

A small group of town residents have to band together after a devastating alien ground invasion. As they struggle to survive, they realise they must stay one step ahead of their attackers, and work together for a chance to strike back.

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Mr Stein goes online.

Pierre, a 75 year old widower, discovers online dating websites. Using the profile picture of Alex, his grand daughter's boyfriend, Pierre meets Flora. Charmed by his elegant conversations and intimate confessions, she asks him on a date, face to face....

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Gauguin.

Paul Gauguin feels smothered by the atmosphere prevailing in Paris in the year 1891. Around him, everything is so artificial and conventional: he needs authenticity to renew his art. Failing to convince his wife Mette and his five children to follow him...

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Show dogs.

Max, a macho, solitary Rottweiler police dog is ordered to go undercover as a primped show dog in a prestigious Dog Show, along with his human partner, to avert a disaster from happening.

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Solo

During an adventure into a dark criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.

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The mark of Zorro.

The father of 19th century nobleman Don Diego de Vega is removed from his office as the mayor of Los Angeles by the sinister Captain Pasquale and a new corrupt "alcade". By day, the crooked politicians rob the citizenry at every turn, and at night, Don...

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Ideal home.

The story of Erasmus and Paul, a bickering gay couple whose life is turned inside out when a ten year old boy shows up at their door claiming to be Erasmus' grandson. Neither Paul, nor Erasmus, are ready to give up their extravagant lifestyles to be ...

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