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​From hit blockbusters to underground indie hits, check out our selection of movies. This list updates automatically with new titles.

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Hannibal

DVD

After escaping from the asylum in Baltimore, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, moves to Florence, Italy where he has become one of the curators of the Palazzo Vecchio. His cover is broken when a cop, for money, turns Dr. Lecter over to his old patient, Mason Verger....

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Confidential report

DVD

Guy Van Stratten, a convicted American smuggler, leaves an Italian prison term with one asset, a dying man's words about the wealthy, mysterious and elusive Gregory Arkadin. Guy sets out in search of the enigmatic Arkadin and starts to scrutinize him...

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Spice world

DVD

"The Girls' first live concert at the Royal Albert Hall is in just five days' time. With trusty bus driver Dennis (Meatloaf) at the wheel, they hurtle from guest appearances to parties, photoshoots and even dance camp! But when Kevin McMaxford steps up...

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Chaplin

Blu-ray

A dramatization of Charlie Chaplin's life and times, from his poverty-stricken childhood in England to his life in Hollywood, his marriages and his exile from the United States.

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The mountain between us

Blu-ray

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

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Scandal.

DVD

"Ichiro is a young painter on holiday in the mountains. By chance he meets Miyako - a famous singer who is staying at the same hotel. Wanting privacy, Miyako is uncooperative with the press and soon a tabloid magazine falsely suggests a scandalous relationship...

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Gantz ; Gantz, perfect answer.

DVD

Ganz : "Two students are hit by a train in an attempt to save a homeless man's life. The pair awaken in a mysterious apartment, where they learn that they now belong to "Gantz", an enigmatic spherical entity. GANTZ outfits the two teens with slick black...

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5-headed shark attack.

DVD

"The tropical island of Puerto Rico is homer to beautiful beaches and thousands of species of aquatic life. But when a bikini shoot gets brutally cut short by the arrival of a multi-headed monster, a team of marine biologists come to the island to investigate....

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Chaplin.

DVD

Everyone has a wild side. Even a legend. The biography of Charlie Chaplin, filmmaker extraordinaire. From his formative years in England to his highest successes in America, Charlie's life, work, and loves are followed. While his screen characters were...

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Saints and soldiers

DVD

Germany, May 1945, deep in the Harz mountains a U.S. tank crew discovers a platoon of Germans preparing to ambush U.S. supply trucks. A deadly game of cat and mouse quickly unfolds as the Americans find themselves out-gunned and out-manned by three German...

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Alexandra's project

DVD

An adult thriller about the sexual politics of marriage. Helen Buday stars as the frustrated housewife and mother Alexandra, who gives her husband Steve (Gary Sweet) a birthday present he will never forget.

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The party.

DVD

"[Peter] Sellers plays a bumbling Indian actor at large where he ruins a big-budget movie and is thrown off the set by the producer. However, instead of being fired, a clerical mistake results in him being invited to an exclusive Hollywood party where...

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Garm wars

DVD

In a world where clone soldiers from three military tribes are locked in a perpetual battle of air, land and technology, one clone is separated from the battle and finds herself on the run with a group of unlikely companions.

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Boot hill

DVD

Action runs wild when those "Trinity" boys, Terence Hill and his sidekick Bud Spencer, team up in this romp through the untamed West. With the help of a group of circus performers that includes ringmaster Stander, they battle the bad guys in a blend of...

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La dolce vita

Blu-ray

A searing critique of celebrity-obsessed society as seen through the eyes of a fluff-peddling journalist. Marcello Mastrioanni famously plays a gossip columnist and would-be novelist who chronicles 'the sweet life' of fading aristocrats, second-rate movie...

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The mountain between us

DVD

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

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This beautiful fantastic

DVD

Set against the backdrop of a beautiful London garden, the story is a contemporary fairy tale. Facing eviction in a month if she can't resurrect the dying garden in her backyard, reclusive librarian Bella Brown meets her grumpy next-door neighbor, who...

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Ali's wedding

DVD

Meet Ali, the charming son of a Muslim cleric who despite the best of intentions, just can't seem to make the right life choices. Ali dreams big - he wants to be with the girl he loves, but he's been promised to another girl at his father's mosque. He...

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Brad's status

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A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life's choices.

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The Limehouse Golem

DVD

Lizzie has been accused of murdering her husband, and her death by hanging seems all but inevitable. That is until Detective Inspector John Kildare is assigned to the case of a serial killer who murders innocent victims while leaving his distinctive signature...

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Road to Utopia

DVD

The fourth of the Road series. After stealing the map to a gold mine from two Alaskan killers, Hope and Crosby assume the identities of the bad guys, swagger into Skagway and meet saloon-singer Lamour. A series of misadventures ensues as the boys, Lamour,...

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Highway to battle

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Drama, intrigue and espionage are at the very heart of this classic piece of British cinema. Set in London just months before the out break of World War Two, suspicion falls on a German ambassador when one of his envoys fails to return to Berlin. The...

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Titanic

DVD

Two people from different worlds meet and fall in love on the brief, tragic maiden voyage of the grand ocean liner "Titanic."

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The Wilde wedding

DVD

A retired film star prepares for her wedding to husband number four in the presence of her first husband and their collective families.

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SuperBob

DVD

"Six years ago, Robert Kenner, a mild-mannered postman from Peckham, South London was struck by a meteor which bestowed him with super powers. Today, Bob is an overworked, underappreciated ‘civil servant’ for the British government. He spends most waking...

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Bad moms 2

Blu-ray

The story follows our three under-appreciated and over-burdened women as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mums: Christmas. And if creating a more perfect holiday for their families wasnt hard enough, they have to...

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Bad moms 2

DVD

The story follows our three under-appreciated and over-burdened women as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mums: Christmas. And if creating a more perfect holiday for their families wasnt hard enough, they have to...

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McLintock!

DVD

A battle of the sexes which includes comedy, action and adventure in a western setting.

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40 days and 40 nights

DVD

After being dumped by his girlfriend, Matt sleeps with every girl he meets. Finally, Matt decides the only way to stop his sex obsession is to go 40 days and 40 nights living in a world of total abstinence. Then Matt meets Erica and the betting begins...

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The fan

DVD

A rabid San Francisco Giants fan targets a $40 million player and a game becomes a matter of life and death.

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Audrey Rose

DVD

The parents watch horrified and helpless as their 11-year-old child, Ivy, is repeatedly besieged by frenzied behaviour and ghoulish nightmares of being burned alive inside a locked car. A mysterious stranger stalks Ivy and confronts the couple-- Ivy,...

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Autumn dreams

DVD

"Young Annie and Ben are madly in love and decide to elope. But Annie's father catches them and has their marriage annulled. Determined to be together, Annie and Ben plan to run away to New York, but when Annie's father has a heart attack, Annie rushes...

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Star Trek IV. The voyage home

DVD

It's the 23rd century, and a mysterious alien power is threatening Earth by evaporating the oceans and destroying the atmosphere. In a frantic attempt to save mankind, Kirk and his crew must travel back to 1986 San Francisco where they find a world of...

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Shin Godzilla

Blu-ray

When a massive gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through the city, the government scrambles to save its citizens. A ragtag team of volunteers cuts through a web of red tape to uncover the monster's weakness and its mysterious ties to a foreign...

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Mixed nuts

DVD

"Christmas is only hours away and Phillip (Steve Martin) and his dedicated suicide hotline staff are about to go just a little bit crazy. Phillip will be dumped by his girlfriend, his hotline service will be evicted, he will tango with a lonely cross-dresser...

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The borrowers

DVD

The tiny Clock family live under the floorboards of a big house, surviving by 'borrowing' from the "human beans" family upstairs until they have to move out. They prove they are more than resourceful when the evil Oscious P. Potter tries to exterminate...

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Marlene Dietrich collection

DVD

The Devil is a woman: The glamorous Marlene Dietrich stars in this alluring romance set in the port town of Seville at the turn of the century. During carnival week, the blood of enemies and the passion of lovers run hot when a new woman comes between...

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1612

DVD

1612 is a 2007 Russian historical fantasy film about the 17th century Time of Troubles and the Polish–Muscovite War with the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. The Tsar of Russia has died and the struggle for power has begu. There are many imposters who...

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Julia

DVD

Julia is a 40-year-old alcoholic on the constant decline. She spends the nights partying, usually not knowing where she is, when she wakes up. Because of that, she loses her job. Her only friend, Mitch, a recovering alcoholic himself, makes her go to...

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Hustle

DVD

When a hard-boiled detective, Lt. Phil Gaines, tries to solve a case involving the death of a teenage call girl, he soon finds himself wrapped in a dark, complicated riddle of urban corruption and vice.

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Jamesy boy

DVD

Jamesy Boy is the story of teenager James Burns (played by Spencer Lofranco) who goes from the suburban street gangs to a maximum-security prison cell surrounded by hardened criminals. In prison, he forms a friendship with a convicted murderer (Ving Rhames)...

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The invisible man returns

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The invisible man returns : Unjustly accused of murdering his brother, Geoffrey is given one last chance to find the real killer before going to the gallows. Sympathetic Dr. Griffin administers a drug that will make Geoffrey invisible for his investigation,...

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The lodger

DVD

A serial killer known as "The Avenger" is on the loose in London, murdering blonde women. A mysterious man arrives at the house of Mr. and Mrs. Bunting looking for a room to rent. The Bunting's daughter is a blonde model and is seeing one of the detectives...

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Nothing in common

DVD

Fools rush in : On a whim, Alex proposes to Isabel, who became pregnant as a result of a casual night of passion they shared.

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Special treatment

DVD

Alice is a high-class prostitute who serves up sexual fantasies for her clientele, from school girl innocence to S & M. Fed up with the seamy underbelly of French masculinity she crosses paths with Xavier, a neurotic psychoanalyst facing a marriage crisis....

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Billy Jack goes to Washington

DVD

A remake of the classic Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Billy Jack, Jean, and kids from the Freedom School travel to Washington, D.C. to take on corruption in the U.S. government with deadly consequences. Billy Jack is sent to Washington as a token representative....

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Ma and Pa Kettle at the fair

DVD

In their newest adventure, the Kettles' eldest daughter Rosie (Lori Nelson) wants to go to college and Ma and Pa Kettle (Marjorie Main, Percy Killbride) are at their wits' end trying to raise the money. With Pa shunning even the suggestion of work, they...

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Haemoo

DVD

Haemoo depicts the harrowing events that unfold in the fog-covered seas for a fishing crew engaged in human smuggling. Award-winning actor Kim Yoon Seok stars as the struggling captain who turns to human smuggling in order to keep his fishing boat financially...

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USS Seaviper

DVD

The German U-Boat, U-234, from the Port of Kiel is trading cargo with the Japanese. USS Seaviper must locate and stop this dangerous exchange. The Captain of USS Seaviper must go ashore to conduct reconnaissance on an island near Sumatra, but the ship...

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Calendar

DVD

A Canadian/American photographer receives an assignment to make twelve images for a calendar. These twelve images ore of twelve historic churches in Armenia. He travels to Armenia with his wife, who also serves as a translator. The couple are driven from...

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The French connection

DVD

The French connection: New York City detectives ‘Popeye’ Doyle and Buddy Russo hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and ultimately uncover The French Connection. But when one of the criminals tried to kill Doyle, he begins a deadly pursuit that takes...

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Good day for it

DVD

A man forced to abandon his wife and daughter years earlier must risk his life to settle an old score and reunite his family. Forced to leave town after betraying Lyle Tyrus the ruthless leader of a rural crime gang Luke Cain has stayed away for 15 years...

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Unmade beds

DVD

Axl wants to find his long-lost father and rediscover his past. Vera just wants to forget hers as she tries to move on from heartbreak. Their stories come together in the melting-pot of 21st century London.

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Railroad tigers

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Set in in China in 1941, a railroad worker leads his ragtag group of freedom fighters against the Japanese in order to get food for the poor. They soon find themselves on the wrong side of the tracks when they decide to ambush a heavily armed military...

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Outrage

DVD

In a ruthless battle for power several yakuza clans vie for the favour of their head family in the Japanese underworld. The rival bosses seek to rise through the ranks by scheming and making allegiances sworn over sake. Theirs is a never-ending struggle...

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Films of Maximilian Schell

DVD

Judgement At Nuremberg: In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.

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The snowman

Blu-ray

When an elite crime squad's lead detective (Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit (Ferguson), the cop must connect...

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The snowman

DVD

When an elite crime squad's lead detective (Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit (Ferguson), the cop must connect...

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Snake & crane

DVD

During a meeting of Shaolin masters, a new technique called "Snake and crane" is developed. The masters mysteriously disappear and the book of records is lost. Hsu Yin Fung is accused of murdering the masters and with the help of two women who love him,...

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Punisher

DVD

Ex-Special Forces officer Frank Castle (Ray Stevenson, “Rome”) is back with all guns blazing as The Punisher, this time waging a one-man war on two fronts. While targeting the vicious mob boss, Billy Russoti, Castle horribly disfigures the gangster in...

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Sweet liberty

DVD

College history professor Michael Burgess has his life and town turned upside down when a film company arrives to make a movie out of his best-selling book on the American Revolution.

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The land that time forgot

DVD

"During World War I a German U-boat sinks a British ship, taking the survivors captive. After several mutinies and wrong turns, the submarine emerges on the shores of the unknown island of Caprona, deep within the perilous Bermuda Triangle, where dinosaurs...

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The home song stories

DVD

A nightclub singer falls in love with a Chinese illegal immigrant in Australia but is faced with worse consequences when her 16-year-old daughter falls in love with the same man.

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March of the wooden soldiers

DVD

Stanley Dum and Oliver Dee are well-meaning but brainless toymakers in Toyland. They misinterpret an order from Santa Claus for 600 one foot high toy soldiers and make instead 100 six feet high soldiers. But their toy army comes in handy when the evil...

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The caterpillar wish

DVD

It's about mothers, wives, fathers and husbands all stuck in an emotional rut, too afraid to confront the painful past or the untenable present - until an innocent young girl takes action and everything changes. Emily is trying to find her father. Susan...

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Touch

DVD

Emerging from years of seclusion, Juvenal (Skeet Ulrich) goes to work in an L.A. clinic ... and casually begins healing the sick with just a touch of his hands. He doesn't think it's a big deal, but the hustlers who find out about his talents want to...

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The manual of love

DVD

Four linked stories about the various stages of love, and its many pitfalls, from first date to marital crisis.

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Gunsmoke

DVD

Hired gun Reb Kittridge (Audie Murphy) goes to work in Montana for Matt Telford (Donald Randolph), who is looking to take over Dan Saxon's (Paul Kelly) fertile cattle land. What Reb doesn't bargain for is becoming a landowner himself after winning Saxon's...

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Home again

Blu-ray

Recently separated from her husband, Alice decides to start over by moving back to her hometown of Los Angeles with her two young daughters. During a night out on her 40th birthday, Alice meets three aspiring filmmakers who happen to be in need of a place...

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Home again

DVD

Recently separated from her husband, Alice decides to start over by moving back to her hometown of Los Angeles with her two young daughters. During a night out on her 40th birthday, Alice meets three aspiring filmmakers who happen to be in need of a place...

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Rawhide

DVD

"Vinnie Holt (Susan Hayward), a single woman traveling with her toddler niece, becomes stranded at Rawhide, a desert stagecoach stop managed by stationmaster Sam Todd and his assistant Tom Owens (Tyrone Power). Owens is quickly impressed by her independent...

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A chorus line

DVD

In preparation for a Broadway musical, a group of aspiring stage performers is put through their paces by a veteran stage director using some singular techniques.

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Triple the action

DVD

Stealth: Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control before it initiates the next world war. Takers: A group of bank robbers find their multi-million dollar plan interrupted...

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Movie Marathon. Family favourites

DVD

The Borrowers: The tiny Clock family live under the floorboards of a big house, surviving by 'borrowing' from the "human beans" family upstairs until they have to move out. They prove they are more than resourceful when the evil Oscious P. Potter tries...

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Bullet head!

DVD

After pulling off the heist of a lifetime, three career criminals find themselves trapped in a warehouse with the law closing in. But, inside the warehouse a more dangerous threat awaits as the fugitives are plunged into a furious battle for their li...

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Monster Island

DVD

When teenager Lucas discovers that he is not human as he always thought, his world is turned upside down as he must adapt to being a monster. Not only is Lucas troubled by the fact that his first transformation occurred at school but also that his father...

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November criminals

DVD

A pair of college-bound friends find themselves falling for one another, but after the mysterious murder of their classmate, they defy the authorities to uncover the truth.

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Madame

DVD

Adding a little spice to a waning marriage, Anne and Bob, a wealthy and well-connected American couple, move into a manor house in romantic Paris. While preparing a particularly luxurious dinner for sophisticated international friends, our hostess discovers...

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Tommy's honour

DVD

"Based on the powerfully moving true story of the challenging relationship between "Old" Tom and "Young" Tommy Morris,Tommy's Honour recounts the life of the dynamic father-son team who ushered in the modern game of golf..."--Container.

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Godforsaken

DVD

A fallen angel seeks redemption for the death of a child under his protection.

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The resurrection of Gavin Stone

DVD

Gavin Stone, a washed-up former child star is forced to do community service at a local mega-church and pretends to be Christian so he can land the part of Jesus in their annual passion play only to discover that the most important role of his life is...

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A Chinese ghost story

DVD

"The story takes place in an ancient mountain village. There were spirits and tree monsters living on Black Mountain and these demons were always engaged in slaughter and bloodshed. The villagers all fear to enter the mountain and the Lan Ruo temple within...

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Ong Bak

DVD

A sacred Buddha statuette called Ong Bak is stolen from a rural village and it soon becomes the task of a young man, Ting, to track the thief down to Bangkok and reclaim the religious treasure.

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Brigsby Bear

DVD

Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show that James has carried with him into adulthood. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.

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Laurence anyways

DVD

"In the '90s, Laurence (Melvil Poupaud) tells his girlfriend Fred (Suzanne Clement) that he wants to become a woman. In spite of the odds, in spite of each other, they confront the prejudices of their friends, ignore the council of their families, and...

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The professionals

DVD

"When a rich rancher's wife is kidnapped and spirited across the border into Mexico by a ruthless gang of mercenaries, four soldiers of fortune are hired to rescue her and bring her back ...by any means necessary"-- Back cover.

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Geostorm

Blu-ray

After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong. The system...

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Geostorm

DVD

After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong. The system...

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Rebel in the rye

DVD

The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.

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Smurfs. The lost village

Blu-ray

A mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy, and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking...

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The foreigner

Blu-ray

A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat and mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities.

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The foreigner

DVD

A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat and mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities.

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The rise of the Krays

DVD

Twin brothers Reggie and Ronnie Kray got their start as amateur boxers and soon became London's most feared and notorious gangsters. Told from the perspective of one of their closest friends, it is the story of their rise to power and their bloody and...

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The fall of the Krays

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Based on the true story of the twin brothers, Ronnie and Reggie Kray, who dominated London's underworld in the 1960's. The brutal brothers from Bethnal Green are back and bloodier than ever in Fall of the Krays. Picking up the story of the infamous firm...

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

DVD

This movie is about hypnotist Dr. Caligari who uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders. With psychosis, paranoia and the blurring of the distinction between madness and sanity at its centre, Caligari can be seen thematically as a distant forerunner...

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Geo-disaster

DVD

"A family finds themselves in the center of a convergence of history's greatest disasters: a super volcano, a mega earthquake and a massive twister. While the world prepares for this near apocalyptic events, our heroes must survive on their own skills...

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