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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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Rabbit-proof fence.

DVD

In the 1930's in outback Australia, three young Aboriginal girls are snatched from their mothers' arms in Jigalong, Western Australia, and sent to a remote settlement at Moore River. Distanced from their mothers and forced to adapt to a strange new world,...

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Downton Abbey

DVD

"The worldwide phenomenon, Downton Abbey, returns in a spectacular motion picture, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England unleashes scand...

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Of mice and men.

DVD

In Depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences.

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Support the girls.

DVD

"Lisa is the last person some would expect to find in a highway-side 'sports bar with curves,' but as general manager at Double Whammies, she has come to love the place and its customers. An incurable den mother, she nurtures and protects her girls f...

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Ben-Hur.

DVD

In this story Jews suffer under Roman control during the time of Christ. When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.

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Rabid.

DVD

In this shocking re-imagining of David Cronenberg's cult classic directed by twisted sisters Jen & Sylvia Soska, a young woman's dream turns into a living nightmare. After she is disfigured in a tragic accident, aspiring designer Rose undergoes exper...

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Cats.

DVD

A cat named Blanket lives in the city with his son, Cape. One day, Cape decides to leave home and embarks on an adventure to find the legendary cat's paradise. To find his son, Blanket must overcome his fear and reconcile with his past.

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A dog's journey.

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Beloved dog Bailey is given an instruction by his boy Ethan -- no longer a boy -- to protect Ethan's granddaughter CJ at any cost. Again, Bailey takes this command to heart, through several lives, always finding his way home no matter what.

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Little women

DVD

A modern retelling of Louisa May Alcott's novel. The story details to the passage from childhood to womanhood of Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy who are all sisters. Despite hard times, they cling to optimism. As they mature they face blossoming ambitions and...

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The naked wanderer.

DVD

Devastated when girlfriend Jasmine (Megan Hajjar, Breath) turns down his proposal to marry, Jake (Angus McLaren, Packed To The Rafters) walks all-but-naked up the Indian Ocean coast for charity. He is driven by media scoundrel Brian King's 200k incentive...

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It. Chapter two.

DVD

Defeated by members of the Losers' Club, the evil clown Pennywise returns 27 years later to terrorise the town of Derry, Maine, once again. Now adults, the childhood friends have long since gone their separate ways. But when people start disappearing,...

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Freaks.

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Kept locked inside the house by her father, 7-year-old Chloe lives in fear and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat -- or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what is really happeni...

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Stockholm.

DVD

1973, Stockholm. Lars Nystrom donned a disguise to raid a central Stockholm bank. He then takes hostages in order to spring his pal Gunnar from prison. One of the hostages includes Bianca, a wife and mother of two. Negotiations, with detectives, hit a...

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Danger close

DVD

August 18, 1966 South Vietnam, for three and a half hours, in the pouring rain, amid the mud of a rubber plantation called Long Tan, Major Harry Smith and his company of 108 young and inexperienced Australian and New Zealand soldiers are fighting for...

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Robert the Bruce.

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Scotland 1306, Robert the Bruce (Angus Macfadyen) crowns himself King and takes the ambition of Scotland's freedom as his own. But he cannot overcome England's power: defeated again and again, his army is scattered and Scotland's nobility abandons him....

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Elliot

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When Blitzen announces his retirement on December 21st, Elliot the miniature horse has three days to fulfil his lifelong dream of earning a spot on Santa's team at the North Pole try-outs.

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Once upon a time in... Hollywood.

DVD

"Quentin Tarantino's Once upon a time... in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth make their way around an industry they hardly recognise anymore. The ninth film...

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The angry birds movie 2.

DVD

When a new threat emerges that puts both Bird and Pig Island in danger, they decide to forge an unsteady truce and form an unlikely super-team to save their homes.

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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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The least of these

DVD

This is a true story of sacrifice and forgiveness. As the social fabric of life in rural India disintegrates in the late 1990s, journalist Manav Banerjee moves with his pregnant wife to the town of Orissa in the hope of a better life and the promise of...

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Go fish!

DVD

All his life, plucky parrotfish Alex has dreamed of being a superhero. He gets his chance when a mysterious flood of black goop erupts near his coral reef. As Alex and his pals, a sea horse, an eel, and a blowfish, swim off to confront the menace and...

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Zog.

DVD

ZOG is the story of a keen young dragon who wants to learn how to fly, roar, and breathe fire in his first years at Dragon School. He's desperate to impress his teacher and win a golden star, but he's accident prone and each year he has to be helped by...

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The purity of vengeance.

DVD

A series of mysterious disappearances in 2006 are eerily connected to the same institution. Two workmen make an alarming discovery in an older Copenhagen apartment: hidden behind a false wall are three mummified corpses, sitting around a dining table...

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At eternity's gate.

DVD

The last years of the great Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh are dramatized. The focus is on the time the artist spent in Ales and Auvers-sur-Oise, France. The art of painting itself and the painter's relationship with the concept of infinity are central...

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Shrek.

DVD

You've never met a hero quite like Shrek, winner of the first Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. The endearing ogre sparked a motion picture phenomenon and captured the world's imagination with…the Greatest Fairy Tale Never Told! Critics have c...

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Theorem.

DVD

"When a striking young stranger arrives at a household and sets about seducing each family member he leaves behind an inescapable void of confusion that leads them on an odyssey of self-discovery and departure from the norm"--Container.

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The olive tree

DVD

The olive tree : Anna Castillo is Alma, a young woman very close to her grandfather. The old man has retreated into depression and dementia since his grownup children cynically uprooted and sold off his beloved 2,000-year-old olive tree, against his will,...

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Loro.

DVD

A wheeler-dealer weasels his way into the inner circle of Silvio Berlusconi, a wealthy and controversial Italian politician. During a tumultuous period in the career of Silvio Berlusconi, as his marriage to second wife Veronica Lario fractures, LORO ...

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Agatha and the truth of murder.

DVD

In 1926, with her personal life in tatters and her writing in crisis, a young Agatha Christie (Ruth Bradley, In Her Skin), becomes involved in a notorious unsolved murder. When the Goddaughter and namesake of Florence Nightingale is found on a train ...

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An unexpected love.

DVD

When Ana (Morán, Neruda, The Motorcycle Diaries) and Marco (Darín, Truman, Wild Tales) arrive at the airport to farewell their son Luciano, who is leaving his Argentine homeland to study abroad, they are filled with certainty that they've done well as...

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Ophelia.

DVD

The unspoken, complex heroine of Hamlet shares her own story through modern language in contemporary Denmark. As a rebellious and motherless child, Ophelia is taken into Elsinore Castle by Queen Gertrude as one of her most trusted ladies-in-waiting. ...

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Girl on the third floor.

DVD

Bursting pipes, rotting walls and unidentifiable slime were not what Don Koch (Phil "CM Punk" Brooks) expected when he convinced his wife Liz that he could rehab their new Victorian home himself. In over his head, under duress and tempted by his old...

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Kursk

DVD

Mikhail and his crew-mates head to the bottom of the ocean in a Kursky submarine for a weapons test. After a series of horrifying malfunctions send explosions tearing through the vessel, the survivors remain trapped in a damaged compartment, desperat...

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A faithful man.

DVD

Louis Garrel stars as Abel, a dashing journalist whose girlfriend, Marianne (Laetitia Casta), informs him in the opening scene that she has fallen pregnant, and is leaving him to marry the father (who happens to be Abel's best friend). So begins a tale...

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Angel has fallen.

DVD

When there is an assassination attempt on US President Allan Trumbull, his trusted confidant, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning, is wrongfully accused and taken into custody. After escaping from capture, he becomes a man on the run and must evade his...

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Barbie ballet pack. Swan Lake & In the pink shoes.

DVD

Swan Lake: A young girl named Odette (played by Barbie) follows a beautiful unicorn into the enchanted forest and picks up a magic crystal that proclaims her destiny as saviour of the enchanted forest. Odette, hampered by an overwhelming sense of ins...

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Babe

DVD

Babe: There's Farmer Hoggett (James Cromwell); Fly, the sheep dog; Rex, her shepherding partner; Ferdinand, the quacky duck; Maa, the eldery ewe; and the newest addition to Hoggett Farm, Babe, a most unusual Yorkshire piglet. It's a delightful story the...

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The wheel.

DVD

Sometime in the near future, in a world where governments and organisations blur the line between national security and ethical behaviour, paraplegic prison inmate Matt Mills meets "The Board". Under pressure and with a promise to make him walk again,...

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Beyond the sky.

DVD

Chris Norton has been hearing about alien abductions his entire life but, in his gut, he knows they are not real. Setting out to disprove the alien abduction phenomenon once and for all, he attends a UFO convention to meet alleged abductees and reveal...

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Lorenzo's oil.

DVD

A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn about it and tackle the problem himself.

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The intruder.

DVD

When a young married couple buys their dream house in the Napa Valley, they think they have found the perfect home to take their next steps as a family. But when the strangely attached seller continues to infiltrate their lives, they begin to suspect...

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Kind hearts & coronets.

DVD

The debonair yet impoverished Louis Mazzinin (Dennis Price), is the would-be Duke of Chalfont whose mother was disinherited by her noble family, for marrying beneath her. When her dying wish to be buried in the family crypt is refused, Louis vows to avenge...

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Palm Beach.

DVD

Set in Sydney’s iconic Northern Beaches Palm Beach is a heartwarming story which sees a group of lifelong friends with a lifetime of history reunite for one very special occasion. The good times roll in one of Australia’s most idyllic settings, with loads...

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Fast & Furious. Hobbs & Shaw.

DVD

Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs, a loyal agent of America's Diplomatic Security Service, and lawless outcast Shaw, a former British military elite operative, first faced off, the duo have swapped smack talk and body blows as they've tried to take each...

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PAW patrol. Ready race rescue.

DVD

It's the adventure Bay 500 and legendary race car driver, The Whoosh, can't compete! The pups speed into action to help Marshall take the wheel against cheating rival, The Cheetah, for the championship trophy.

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Descendants 3.

DVD

The VKs return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep. When a barrier breach jeopardises the safety of Auradon during their departure off the Isle, Mal resolves to permanently close the bar...

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The Terminator.

DVD

"In 2029, giant super-computers dominate the planet, hell bent on exterminating the human race! And to destroy man's future by changing the past they send an indestructable cyborg-a Terminator (Schwarzenegger) - back in time to kill Sarah Connor (Lin...

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Los olvidados

DVD

A story about the street life of juvenile gangs in Mexico City. A good boy is corrupted by young thugs. Both he and his tormentor die violently in the slums. Based on actual incidents and real persons.

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Vive la France

DVD

Muzafar and Feruz are two good-hearted shepherds from Taboulistan... a tiny country in Central Asia that no one has ever heard of. In order to bring his country into the international limelight, the son of the Tabouli president decides to try terror....

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Pusher.

DVD

"Frank may just be London's most unlucky drug dealer. A handsome and charismatic small-time criminal, he unwisely borrows money from a ruthless Serbian crime boss to finance what he naively believes to be a sure thing. But there are too many ways his...

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The catcher was a spy.

DVD

The true story of Moe Berg, professional baseball player, Ivy League graduate, attorney, and a top-secret spy who helped the US win the race against Germany to build the atomic bomb.

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The handmaid's tale.

DVD

In the not-so-distant future, strong-willed and beautiful Kate possesses a precious commodity that most women have lost and most men want to control: fertility. Forced into a brain-washing boot camp that turns fertile women into surrogate mothers for...

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Torvill & Dean.

DVD

An entertaining, surprising and moving drama tells the story of how the ace skating duo of Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean found each other and formed their highly successful and enduring partnership. Charting the journey from their first encounter...

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10 minutes gone.

DVD

Crime boss Rex hires Frank and his crew to steal a priceless jewel stash, but the job goes wrong when someone tips off the cops. After Frank suffers a blow to the head, he wakes up to find the jewels are gone and no memory of his attacker. Now, Frank...

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Late night.

DVD

After almost 30 years, legendary talk-show host Katherine Newbury suspects she may soon be losing her spot on late-night television unless she makes a game-changing transformation. Making gender equality her goal, she impulsively hires Molly Patel, a...

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The lion king.

DVD

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

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The lion king.

After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

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Under the Silver Lake.

DVD

Sam is a disenchanted 33-year-old who discovers a mysterious woman, Sarah, frolicking in his apartment's swimming pool. When she vanishes, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into...

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Sorry angel.

DVD

Follow the intertwining journeys of Jacques (Pierre Deladonchamps), a worldly Parisian writer and Arthur (Vincent Lacoste), a curious, carefree and much-younger university student who is just beginning to live. Brought together by chance, the two men...

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Charlie says.

DVD

Years after the shocking murders that made the name Charles Manson synonymous with pure evil, the three women who killed for him remain under the spell of the infamous cult leader. Confined to an isolated cellblock in a California penitentiary, the trio...

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Girl.

DVD

Determined 15-year-old Lara is committed to becoming a professional ballerina. With the support of her father, she throws herself into a quest for the absolute at a new school. Lara's adolescent frustrations and impatience are heightened as she realises...

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The public.

DVD

When a brutal blast of cold hits Cincinnati, the public library transforms from a safe haven for the homeless into a potential war zone. Those who have no place of retreat to evade the cold stage a sit-in in the library where they are tended to by members...

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Garage sale mystery. Murder in D minor.

DVD

Jennifer wins the bid on a vintage self-playing piano at an estate auction. The piano was owned by the late Carl Deats and Jennifer discovers that this wealthy philanthropist may have led a less-than-charitable life before being murdered.

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The secret life of pets 2.

DVD

Terrier Max is coping with some major life changes. His owner is now married and has a toddler, Liam. Max is so worried about protecting the boy that he develops a nervous tic. On a family trip to a farm, Max and Duke encounter many creatures that el...

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The secret life of pets 2.

Terrier Max is coping with some major life changes. His owner is now married and has a toddler, Liam. Max is so worried about protecting the boy that he develops a nervous tic. On a family trip to a farm, Max and Duke encounter many creatures that el...

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Big Jake.

DVD

Big Jake hasn't seen his wife in over 18 years. But he returns home after his grandson is kidnapped by a vicious outlaw gang. While the law gives chase in rickety automobiles, Jake saddles up with an Indian scout and a box of money - even though paying...

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Spirited away.

DVD

Spirited Away follows the fanciful adventures of a 10-year-old girl named Chihiro, who discovers a secret world when she and her family get lost and venture through a hillside tunnel. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, Chihiro must...

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Biloxi blues.

DVD

The year is 1943 and Eugene Morris Jerome finds himself far from the comforts of his Brooklyn home when he is drafted and sent to basic training in Mississippi. There he encounters a sadistic seargent and a platoon of often hostile recruits. Determined...

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Pokémon. Origins.

DVD

It's the Kanto region like you've never seen it before! Pokemon Origins explores the stories of the very first Pokemon video games, Pokemon Red Version and Pokemon Blue Version. A new Pokemon Trainer named Red and his arrogatn rival, Blue, set out to...

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42nd Street.

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When his leading lady is sidelined with a broken foot, a Broadway producer sends in a chorus girl, who saves the show.

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Swallows and Amazons.

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Four children (the Swallows) on holiday in the Lake District sail on their own to an island and start a war with rival children (the Amazons). In the meantime, a mysterious man on a houseboat accuses them of a crime they did not commit.

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The keeper.

DVD

While visiting a PoW camp near Manchester at the end of WWII, Margaret Friar, the daughter of the manager of the local football team, notices young German soldier Bert Trautmann. Her father is so taken by Bert's prowess as a goal-keeper that he gets him...

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Stuber.

DVD

When a mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu picks up a passenger who turns out to be a cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer, he's thrust into a harrowing ordeal where he desperately tries to hold onto his wits, his life, and his five-star rating.

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Crawl.

DVD

When a hurricane hits her hometown, Haley ignores evacuation orders to search for her missing father. Finding him injured in the crawl space of their family home, the two become trapped by floodwaters. As time runs out to escape the storm, Haley and her...

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The poison rose.

DVD

Carson Philips (John Travolta), is a hard-drinking L.A. private eye who takes a case in his old hometown of Galveston, Texas. While searching for a missing woman, Philips must confront a crime boss (Morgan Freeman), a shady doctor (Brendan Fraser), a...

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My big gay Italian wedding.

DVD

Antonio and Paolo live happily together in Berlin and are finally getting married. They decide to celebrate in the small village in Italy where Antonio grew up. While his mother immediately supports his intentions, her husband Roberto, the town mayor,...

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The heiresses.

DVD

Chela and Chiquita, both descended from wealthy families in Asuncion, Paraguay, have been together for over 30 years. But recently their financial situation has worsened, and they begin selling off their inherited possessions. But when their debts lead...

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Everybody knows.

DVD

Laura and her children travel from Buenos Aires to the small Spanish village where she was born to attend her sister's wedding. Unexpected events soon lead to a crisis that exposes the family's hidden past. Suspicions mount, loved ones begin to turn on...

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Sink or swim.

DVD

A group of 40-something guys, all on the verge of a mid-life crisis, decide to form their local pool's first every synchronised swimming team - for men.

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Happy as Lazzaro.

DVD

Lazzaro, a good-hearted young peasant, and Tancredi, a young nobleman cursed by his imagination, form a life-altering bond when Tancredi asks Lazzaro to help him orchestrate his own kidnapping.

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Booksmart.

DVD

Told from a wildly original, fresh, and modern perspective, this is an unfiltered comedy about high school best friends and the bonds they create that last a lifetime. Capturing the spirit of the times, it is a coming-of-age story for a new generatio...

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Toy story 4.

Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that's Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called 'Forky' to her room, a road trip adventure alongside old and ...

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Yesterday.

DVD

Jack Malik was just another struggling songwriter... but that was yesterday. After a mysterious blackout, Jack discovers he is the only person on earth who remembers The Beatles! As he rockets to fame by passing off the Fab Four's songs as his own, Jack...

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The conjuring 2.

DVD

Lorraine and Ed Warren, who, in one of their most terrifying paranormal investigations, travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

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Shadow dancer.

DVD

A thriller starring Clive Owen and Angela Riseborough, adapted by Tom Bradby from his own novel. Belfast native Colette McVeigh (Riseborough) comes from a family of well-known IRA sympathisers. After being arrested on suspicion of carrying a bomb on the...

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