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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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Set fire to the stars.

DVD

Based on true events. Elijah Wood stars as John Malcolm Brinnin, the New York academic who brought Dylan Thomas to America. Celyn Jones plays the volatile celebrity poet, tormented by anonymity, alcohol and the abyss, who scandalized the Manhattan literati...

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Ace Ventura pet detective.

DVD

"A goofy detective specializing in animals goes in search of the missing dolphin mascot of a football team"--IMDb.

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Ruben Brandt, collector.

DVD

A famous psychotherapist is forced to steal thirteen paintings from the world's renowned museums and private collections to prevent his suffering from terrible nightmares he has as a result of subliminal messaging he received as a child. Accompanied by...

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The dead don't die.

DVD

In the sleepy small town of Centerville, something is not quite right. The moon hangs large and low in the sky, the hours of daylight are becoming unpredictable, and animals are beginning to exhibit unusual behaviours. No one quite knows why, and no ...

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Charlie's angels.

DVD

Director Elizabeth Banks takes the helm as the next generation of fearless Charlie's Angels take flight. In Banks's bold vision, the Angels are working for the mysterious Charles Townsend, whose security and investigative agency has expanded internat...

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Knives out.

DVD

A tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie and a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Dete...

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Breaking habits.

DVD

Nuns, guns, and cannabis. Meet Sister Kate, former high-flying corporate executive, reborn rebel and founder of Sisters of the Valley, California's fastest growing marijuana farm, providing medical cannabis to those in need. This is her journey to becoming...

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Dilili in Paris.

DVD

With the help of her delivery-boy friend, Dilili, a young girl from New Caledonia, investigates a spate of mysterious kidnappings of young girls that is plaguing Paris during the Belle Epoque. In the course of her investigation she encounters a series...

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Yuli.

DVD

"Yuli is the nickname given to Carlos Acosta by his father, Pedro, who considers him the son of Ogun, an African god and a fighter. As a child Yuli avoids discipline and education, learning from the streets of an impoverished and abandoned Havana. His...

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Jacob's ladder.

DVD

After the death of his brother in Afghanistan, Jacob Singer is finally getting his life back together. He has a beautiful wife, a newborn child, and a successful career as a surgeon in a VA hospital. When a stranger approaches him and tells him that ...

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21 bridges.

DVD

An embattled NYPD detective is thrust into a citywide manhunt for a pair of cop killers after uncovering a massive and unexpected conspiracy. As the night unfolds, lines become blurred on whom he is pursuing, and who is in pursuit of him. When the se...

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Bellbird.

DVD

Ross has farmed the land all his life, just as his father and grandfather did before him. When he loses his wife Beth, Ross is forces to confront his future and his farm's. His son Bruce is no farmer but help arrives in unexpected ways when the locals...

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Parasite.

DVD

Kim Ki-teak's family are all unemployed and living in a squalid basement. When his son gets a tutoring job at the lavish home of the Park family, the Kim family's luck changes. One by one they gradually infiltrate the wealthy Park's home, attempting to...

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Ford v Ferrari.

DVD

The remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race...

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Frozen II.

Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa's powers in order to save their kingdom.

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Frozen II.

DVD

Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out to find the origin of Elsa's powers in order to save their kingdom.

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Can you keep a secret?

DVD

When a young woman thinks their plane is going to crash, she tells a fellow passenger her secrets and embarrassing details of her life only to find out later, when she is safe and sound back to work, that the presumable stranger on the plane is her c...

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Rust Creek.

DVD

An ordinary woman must summon extraordinary courage to survive a nightmare odyssey in this harrowing survival thriller. Sawyer is an ambitious, overachieving college senior with a seemingly bright future. While on her way to a job interview, a wrong ...

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Wonder woman. Bloodlines.

DVD

Witness the legendary origin of renowned Justice League member Wonder Woman as she fights for good with her sword and magic lasso. Equally strong in body, heart, and will, she makes it her mission to help a troubled young girl enlisted by a deadly or...

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The white crow.

DVD

Capturing the raw physicality and brilliance of Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. With his magnetic presence, Nureyev emerged as ballet's most famous star, a wild and beautiful dancer limited by...

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Cold blood legacy.

DVD

One of the world's most wanted and anonymous hit-men, hides out at the edge of a small lake isolated from the rest of the world, in the middle of Canada. His life has become a simple one until one day a young woman comes to find refuge in his cabin after...

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Teen Titans go! vs Teen Titans.

DVD

The comedic modern-day quintet takes on their 2003 counterparts when villains from each of their worlds join forces to pit the two Titan teams against each other. They'll need to set aside their differences and work together to combat Trigon, Hexagon,...

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Burning.

DVD

Novelistic in scope, grandeur and impact, and featuring three brilliant performances, it's a gripping psychological study of thwarted love, ambition and obsession, depicting a love triangle between an aspiring young writer, his childhood neighbour and...

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Fast & furious 7.

DVD

Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.

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The Aspern papers.

DVD

Set in Venice in the late nineteenth century and based on Henry James' eponymous novella, it is a story of obsession, grandeur lost and dreams of Byronic adventures. Ambitious editor Morton Vint is fascinated by his favorite Romantic poet and by his ...

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Paradise Hills.

DVD

A young woman is sent to Paradise Hills to be reformed only to learn that behind the high-class facility's beauty is a sinister secret.

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Flubber.

DVD

Wacky professor, Philip Brainard has just invented a revoluntionary new compound, flubber. Flubber has the ability to save his financially troubled college as well as his broken engagement to girlfriend Sara. That is until it is stolen.

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Breaker Morant.

DVD

Three Australian lieutenants are court martialled for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers. Based on a play and true story.

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Standing up for Sunny.

DVD

An isolated guy with cerebral palsy is railroaded into helping an unassertive comedienne, and finds love and acceptance through stand-up comedy.

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The third wife.

DVD

In 19th century rural Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May is ready to become the third wife of a wealthy landowner. Little does she know that her hidden desires will take her by surprise and force her to make a choice between living in safety and being fr...

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Fisherman's friends.

DVD

A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Danny Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he is pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen. He becomes the ultimate 'fish out of...

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Touched with fire.

DVD

A story of two poets with bipolar disorder, whose art is fueled by their emotional extremes. When they meet in a treatment facility, their chemistry is instant and intense driving each other to new heights. They pursue their passion which breaks outside...

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Daniel isn't real.

DVD

Troubled college freshman Luke suffers a violent family trauma and resurrects his childhood imaginary friend Daniel to help him cope. Charismatic and full of manic energy, Daniel helps Luke to achieve his dreams, before pushing him to the very edge of...

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Ready or not.

DVD

A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.

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The final wish.

DVD

After the death of his father, Aaron returns home to help his grief-stricken mother and to confront his past. Going through his dad's belongings, he comes across a mysterious item that is more than it seems. As his wants and wishes come true, Aaron thinks...

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El Cid

DVD

The epic story of Spain's immortal warrior-liberator who drove back the invading Islamic hordes in the 11th century.

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Doctor Sleep.

DVD

Dan Torrance remains traumatised by the sinister events that occurred at the Overlook Hotel when he was a child, spending his days self-medicating away the 'shine' with alcohol. His hope for a peaceful existence soon becomes shattered when he meets Abra,...

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Last Christmas.

DVD

In recovery from a life-threatening illness, Kate's work as an elf at a Christmas-themed shop begins to suffer as she keeps the secret from her employer and does not discuss it with her first-generation immigrant parents or her distanced sister. As t...

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I want to eat your pancreas

DVD

A high school boy stumbles across a secret journal in a hospital one day. He soon finds out the diary belongs to his classmate, a girl named Sakura Yamauchi, who is revealed to be suffering from a terminal illness in her pancreas and only has a few months...

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Star trek. V, The final frontier.

DVD

A renegade Vulcan with a startling secret hijacks the U.S.S. Enterprise in order to find a mythical planet. Kirk and his crew set out to stop a madman in an adventure that takes them to the center of the universe and, perhaps, before the face of God....

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Jojo Rabbit.

DVD

A World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy named Jojo whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, Jojo ...

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Angela's ashes.

DVD

"Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on a...

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Scary stories to tell in the dark

DVD

It's 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind, but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge...

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Blinded by the light.

DVD

Javed, a British teen of Pakistani descent, is growing up in England in 1987. Amidst the racial and economic turmoil of the times, he writes poetry as a means to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father. But...

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Don't look now.

DVD

Psychic terror in a Gothic setting provides the chilling backdrop in this tale of a couple's search for the ghost of their dead daughter.

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Audrey

DVD

Breakfast at Tiffany's: When a fashion magazine mogul and her head photographer Dick Avery scout out a bookstore for their next photo shoot, Dick discovers the unique face of a bookseller and an amateur philosopher Jo Stockton.

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Last year in Marienbad.

DVD

Annee derniere a Marienbad: In a baroque spa hotel, an unnamed sophisticate attempts to persuade a similarly unnamed married woman that they have not only previously met, but that they were also romantically involved and had planned to elope together....

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Terminator. Dark fate.

DVD

In Mexico City, a newly modified liquid Terminator-- the Rev-9 model-- arrives from the future to kill a young factory worker named Dani Ramos. Also sent back in time is Grace, a hybrid cyborg human who must protect Ramos from the seemingly indestruc...

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Berlin, I love you.

DVD

Set against the vivid backdrop of Berlin, the film weaves ten stories of compassion, redemption, and acceptance into a rich tapestry of life and love.

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Zombieland double tap.

DVD

Columbus, Tallahasse, Wichita, and Little Rock must face off against the many new kinds of zombies that have evolved in the past decade, as well as some new human survivors. But most of all, they have to face the growing pains of their own snarky, ma...

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47 metres down

DVD

Four teen girls diving in a ruined underwater city quickly find themselves in a watery hell as their fun outing turns into heart-stopping fear when they learn they are not alone in the submerged caves. As they swim deeper into the claustrophobic labyrinth...

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Dora and the lost city of gold.

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora for her biggest challenge yet: High School. When her parents mysteriously disappear while searching for the Lost City of Gold, Dora must swing into action...

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God's not dead

DVD

After a deadly fire rips through St. James Church, Hadleigh University leaders use the tragedy to push the congregation off campus, forcing the church to defend its rights and bringing together estranged brothers for a reunion that opens old wounds and...

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Good boys.

DVD

Invited to his first kissing party, 12-year-old Max asks his best friends Lucas and Thor for some much-needed help on how to pucker up. When they hit a dead end, Max decides to use his father's drone to spy on the teenage girls next door. When the boys...

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The Kitchen.

DVD

Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss star as three 1978 Hell's Kitchen housewives whose mobster husbands are sent to prison by the FBI. Left with little but an axe to grind, the ladies take the Irish mafia's matters into their own hands...

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Anna.

DVD

Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins. An electrifying thrill ride unfolding with propulsive energy, startling twists an...

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Making babies.

DVD

Katie and John are ready to settle down and have children, but five years later, all they have to show for their efforts is a mountain of negative pregnancy tests. As they run out of traditional options and with their window closing, the couple explores...

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Mara.

DVD

After a man is seemingly strangled in his bed, criminal psychologist Kate Fuller interviews the sole witness, the victim's eight- year-old daughter, Sophie. When asked to identify the killer, Sophie says, 'Mara.' As Kate digs into the case, she unearths...

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Duplicate.

DVD

Two brothers with contrasting personalities share the same body in twelve-hour shifts, communicating with each other via video messages. When the more extroverted one decides to pursue a romantic relationship with a bartender, their private routine i...

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The longest day.

DVD

"On June 6th 1944, the Allied Invasion of France marked the beginning of the end of Nazi domination over Europe. The attack involved 3,000,000 men, 11,000 planes and 4,000 ships, comprising the largest armada the world has ever seen. Presented in its...

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Breakthrough.

DVD

When Joyce Smith's son John falls through an icy lake, all hope seems lost. But as John lies lifeless, Joyce refuses to give up and her steadfast belief inspires those around her to pray for his recovery. Based on the incredible true story of one mot...

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Men in black. II.

DVD

Four years after agents J and K averted an intergalactic disaster, J is still working for the MIB while K has returned to the comforts of civilian life. While investigating a seemingly routine crime, J uncovers a diabolical plot masterminded by Serleena,...

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The nightingale.

DVD

Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family.

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Bliss.

DVD

A brilliant painter facing the worst creative block of her life turns to anything she can to complete her masterpiece, spiralling into a hallucinatory hellscape of drugs, sex, and murder in the sleazy underbelly of Los Angeles.

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Barbie magic pack

DVD

The secret door: Barbie stars as Alexa, a shy princess who discovers a secret door in her kingdom and enters a whimsical land filled with magical creatures and surprises. Inside, Alexa meets Romy and Nori, a mermaid and a fairy, who explains that a s...

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A vigilante.

DVD

Give her a call, and she'll give justice. After escaping her violent husband, Sadie makes it her life's mission to help free others in danger. Now, after months of rigorous training in survival skills, boxing, and lethal martial arts, Sadie is back with...

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The deer hunter.

DVD

This is the story about the friendship of a group of steel workers from Pennsylvania who have their relationship and their courage tested when three of them go to war in Vietnam.

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Monkey King

DVD

The all-powerful Monkey King once roamed freely between Heaven and Earth, but after angering the Gods, he was imprisoned within an ice cage deep within the mountains. 500 years later, monsters attack a small village and a child flees to the mountains...

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Barbie ballerina pack

DVD

The nutcracker: Barbie stars in the story of the popular ballet in which a little girl's love for the Nutcracker brings him to life.

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The matrix reloaded.

DVD

Neo and the rebel leaders estimate that they have 72 hours until 250,000 probes discover Zion and destroy it and its inhabitants. During this, Neo must decide how he can save Trinity from a dark fate in his dreams.

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Claire Darling.

DVD

That's the question that we're invited to contemplate in CLAIRE DARLING, the thoughtful and affecting new film from Julie Bertuccelli (Since Otar Left), based on the best-selling novel by Lynda Rutledge. On the first day of summer, reclusive millionaire...

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The corrupted.

DVD

Ex-con Liam McDonagh wants nothing more than to live a peaceful life and to re-connect with his young son. After being released from prison, he learns his brother is caught up in a dark and dangerous web of corruption with property developer Clifford...

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The wedding year.

DVD

Meet Mara. She is a carefree 27-year-old with the half-hearted aspiration of being a photographer. She stumbles upon a guy named Jake on Tinder and an unexpected connection develops. Things are going well until wedding invitations start pouring in. This...

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War of the worlds.

DVD

A contemporary retelling of H.G. Wells' classic, the sci-fi thriller reveals the extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family. Fleeing from an extraterrestrial army of killer Tripods that annihilate everything...

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Hustlers.

DVD

The film follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. The film is inspired by the article published by New York Magazine entitled 'The Hustlers at Scores' written by Jessica Pr...

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Tempting fate.

DVD

Tempting Fate, based on the novel by Jane Green, follows the story of Gabby (Alyssa Milano) whose picture-perfect marriage to Elliott is jeopardized when she meets Matt, a handsome younger man who ignites a fire within her. What begins as a business....

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V.C. Andrews Heaven.

DVD

Heaven Leigh Casteel's dream to redeem her family name become deferred the day her stepmother flees and her father, Luke, sells her and her 4 siblings to different families. Heaven's sent to live in the home of Luke's deranged ex-lover, Kitty, who to...

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Scooby-Doo! Return to zombie island

DVD

Trying to put their mystery-solving ways behind them, the Scooby gang go on an all-expense-paid trip to a mysterious (and strangely familiar) tropical island where their vacation is cut short, by an army of marauding zombies.

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Batman. Hush.

DVD

When threads from Batman's past begin to unravel, the race is on for the Dark Knight to crack Hush's deadly game. Based on the tour de force graphic novel, Batman: Hush ranks as one of the greatest Batman stories ever told. A virtual who's who of DC-...

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Peterloo.

DVD

"An epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter's Field in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest and most notorious episodes in British history. The massacre saw...

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Paws P.I.

DVD

A boy determined to save his father's failing private detective business enlists the help of his pet dog and parrot ... who talk. Together they will try to take down the town's tyrannical tycoon who's determined to stop a mansion from being turned into...

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LEGO DC Batman

DVD

After receiving mysterious invitations, Batman and his team encounter the villainous Red Hood, who is obsessed with destroying the Bat-family and all of Gotham City.

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What they had.

DVD

Bridget returns home to Chicago at her brother's urging to deal with her ailing mother and their father's reluctance to let go of their life together.

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Home alone 1 & 2.

DVD

Home alone : When the McCallisters went on holiday they forgot eight year old Kevin. When two bungling burglars break into the house Kevin outwits them.

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Gemini man.

DVD

Henry Brogan, an elite assassin, is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative that seemingly can predict his every move.

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Judy.

DVD

Winter 1968: Showbiz legend Judy Garland (Renee Zellweger) arrives in Swinging London to perform in a sell-out run at the Talk of the town, 30 years after she shot to stardom in The Wizard of Oz. After working for 45 of her 47 years, she is exhausted...

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Mo' better blues

DVD

"Jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam makes questionable decisions in his professional and romantic life."--IMBd.

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La Bamba.

DVD

The life of rock and roll legend Ritchie Valens burst across the screen in this celebrated, music filled movie.

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The beach bum.

DVD

The adventures of a rebellious stoner Moondog, a beach bum and lovable rogue who lives life on his own terms. Moondog is a fun-loving, pot-smoking, beer-drinking writer who lives life on his own terms in Florida. Luckily, his wife Minnie loves him for...

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Maleficent, mistress of evil.

DVD

A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces a battle with the invading king's...

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Joker.

DVD

Failed comedian Arthur Fleck encounters violent thugs while wandering the streets of Gotham City dressed as a clown. Disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as Joker in director...

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Dora and the lost city of gold.

DVD

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora for her biggest challenge yet: High School. When her parents mysteriously disappear while searching for the Lost City of Gold, Dora must swing into action...

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Overcomer.

DVD

After his team is reduced to nothing when the largest manufacturing plant in town suddenly shuts down, a high school basketball coach mentors a struggling student in cross country.

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Ride like a girl.

DVD

As a little girl, Michelle Payne dreams of the impossible: winning the Melbourne Cup - horse-racing's toughest two-mile race. The youngest of 10 children, Michelle is raised by single father Paddy. She leaves school at 15 to become a jockey and after...

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The goldfinch.

DVD

Theodore 'Theo' Decker was thirteen years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and...

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UglyDolls

DVD

In the adorably different town of Uglyville, weird is celebrated, strange is special, and beauty is embraced as more than simply meets the eye. Moxy loves her square-peg life in this round-hole town, but her curiosity about all things leads her to wonder...

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Mia and the white lion.

DVD

Mia's life is turned upside down when her family leaves their home in London to manage a lion farm in South Africa. When a beautiful white lion, Charlie, is born, Mia develops a close attachment to the wild cub. After three years, Mia's life is rocked...

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Fast color

DVD

Hunted by mysterious forces, a young woman with supernatural abilities must go on the run when her powers are discovered. With nowhere else to go, she flees back to her family and the farmhouse she abandoned long ago. There, while being pursued by the...

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School spirits.

DVD

Zoey (Tiffany Alvord) finds herself uprooted from her Chicago home and dragged to a small town in Missouri by her widower father. The town, which is filled to the brim with mean girls, creepy teachers, and secrets, is full of spooky happenings and od...

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