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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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Overlord.

DVD

D-Day looms, and two soldiers are prepared to sacrifice their own lives to the noble cause of bringing down the Nazis. They have a secret mission to perform when they sneak into a Nazi-occupied town, but they do not realise what kind of a time they are...

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The Laurel & Hardy collection.

DVD

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are one of the most famous comedy duos in motion picture history. They are the kings of slapstick but their accident-prone buffoonery is distinguished by the stars' kindly personalities and their great devotion to each ot...

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Sorry to bother you.

DVD

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe.

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Beautiful boy.

DVD

A deeply moving portrait of a family's unwavering love and commitment to each other in the face of their son's addiction and his attempts at recovery. As David's son repeatedly relapses, the family are faced with the harsh reality that addiction is a...

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First man.

DVD

The riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight. A visceral and intimate account told from Armstrong's perspective, based on the book by James R. Hansen,...

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Ladies in black.

Set in the summer of 1959, when the impact of European migration and the rise of women's liberation is about to change Australia forever, Lisa, aged sixteen, takes a holiday job at the prestigious Sydney department store, Goodes. There she meets the "ladies...

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Scooby-Doo! and the gourmet ghost

DVD

Scooby-Doo and the gang hits the road to visit the Rocky Harbor Culinary Resort to meet Fred's uncle, world-famous chef Bobby Flay. They quickly learn that this state-of-the-art cooking resort isn't all steak and potatoes after they find out about the...

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The pretend one.

DVD

The heart-warming tale of a young female farmer, Charlie (Geraldine Bakewell) and her imaginary friend, Hugo (Michael Whalley). Hugo's been by Charlie's side for twenty years and counting. Now, as he watches her fall for another man - a real man - it...

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The outlaw Josey Wales.

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Josey Wales becomes physically and emotionally scarred when Union guerrillas murder his family and destroy his Missouri farm. Turning vigilante and ending up with a price on his head, he journeys to Texas and becomes a much-feared Confederate raider.

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Shoplifters.

DVD

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu's wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is...

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Holmes & Watson.

DVD

Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. It seems like an open-and-shut case as all signs point to Professor James Moriarty, the criminal mastermind and long-time nemesis of th...

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White boy Rick.

DVD

Based on the moving true story of a blue-collar father and his teenage son, Rick Wershe, who became an undercover informant for the FBI during the 1980s, before he was arrested for drug trafficking, abandoned by his handlers, and sentenced to life in...

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Annihilation.

DVD

Biologist and former soldier Lena is shocked when her missing husband comes home near death from a top-secret mission into The Shimmer, a mysterious quarantine zone from which no one has ever returned. Now, Lena and her elite team must enter a beauti...

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Mary Poppins returns.

DVD

Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help Michael's three children, along with grown-up Jane and Michael Banks, through a difficult period in their lives.

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Mississippi burning.

DVD

Three young civil rights workers - 2 white, 1 black -disappear on a dark Mississippi back road, sparking off one of the biggest FBI manhunts in history.

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Fahrenheit 451.

DVD

In a terrifying care-free future, a young man, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young woman...and begins to rebel against society.

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X-men, The last stand.

DVD

The X-Men, mutant heroes sworn to defend a world that hates and fears them, are back! This time, with the help of new recruits The Beast and Angel, they must face evolution itself in the form of their former teammate, Jean Grey. Possessed with the cosmic...

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Fear and loathing in Las Vegas.

DVD

"When a writing assignment lands journalist Raoul Duke and sidekick Dr. Gonzo in Las Vegas, they decide to make it the ultimate business trip. but before long, business is forgotten and trip has become the key word. Fueled by a suitcase full of mind-...

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2001, a space odyssey.

DVD

A science fiction film which moves from the pre-historic birth of intelligence toward the emergence of man as pure thought somewhere in the future. Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with th...

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Celia

DVD

Celia: An imaginative and somewhat disturbed young girl fantasises about evil creatures and other oddities to mask her insecurities while growing up in rural Australia.

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Bumblebee.

DVD

Cybertron has fallen. When Optimus Prime sends Bumblebee to defend Earth, his journey to become a hero begins. Charlie Watson, a teenager trying to find her place in the world, discovers and repairs the battle-scarred robot, who's disguised as a Volk...

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Second act.

DVD

A big box store worker reinvents her life and her life-story and shows Madison Avenue what street smarts can do.

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Summer 1993.

DVD

The breakout critical discovery of the 2017 Berlin Film Festival, where it was named Best First Feature, Carla Simon's autobiographical jewel is one of the most evocative and affecting depictions of childhood seen in years. In the summer of 1993, following...

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Widows.

DVD

Four women with nothing in common except a debt left by their dead husbands' criminal acts conspire to take fate into their own hands.

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The old man & the gun.

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At age 70, Forrest Tucker infamously made his escape from the tough San Quentin prison. Once he had gained his freedom, he embarked on a new set of heists that left investigators scratching their heads and the public fascinated by the story. This true...

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Dirty rotten scoundrels.

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One's got a sophisticated, suave and debonair con act. The other's got...well, an act. Together, Steve Martin and Michael Caine are Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and they're absolutely ruining the Riviera in the "wonderfully crafted, absolutely charming, ...

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Bohemian rhapsody.

DVD

An enthralling celebration of Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and convention to become one of history's most beloved entertainers. Following Queen's meteoric rise, their revolutionary sound...

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A star is born.

DVD

Seasoned musician Jackson (Jack) Maine discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally. She has given up on her dream to become a successful singer, until she meets Jack, who immediately sees her natural talent. This is the raw and passionate...

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Crazy rich Asians.

DVD

A native New Yorker Rachel Chu accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick's family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick ...

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The wife.

DVD

Joan (Glenn Close) and Joe (Jonathan Pryce) remain complements after nearly 40 years of marriage. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as the great American novelist,...

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A star is born.

DVD

A young actress meets Hollywood success and marries a famous leading man, whose star wanes as hers shines brighter. The fire of Barbra Streisand, the magnetism of Kris Kristofferson and the reckless world of big-time rock'n'roll bring a new passion a...

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Batman unlimited. Monster mayhem

DVD

It's Halloween in Gotham. To celebrate, the city's spookiest villains have all joined forces and gone on a crime spree. Batman swings into action to stop them, joined by Green Arrow, Cyborg, Nightwing and Red Robin. But it seems that the fiends are working...

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Spacehunter

DVD

He's an interstellar adventurer. She's a young rebel. Together they set out on a mission to rescue three stranded women, from a planet no one has warned them about. Because no one has ever returned.

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Creed II.

DVD

Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family's past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Rocky Balboa is there by his side through...

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Peppermint.

DVD

A revenge story focusing on a young mother who finds herself with nothing to lose, and is now going to take from her enemies the very life they took from her.

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Hostile.

DVD

A worldwide epidemic has killed most of the planet's population. The few survivors struggle to find food and shelter. But they are not alone. On her way back to base camp from a scavenging mission, Juliette (Brittany Ashworth) has a terrible accident....

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Vermilion.

DVD

"Celebrity composer Darcy (Jennifer Ward-Lealand) sees colours when she plays musical notes - synaesthesia. When she notices her vision is disrupted by the colour vermilion, she knows she needs help. While planning the wedding of her daughter Zoe (Em...

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Lean on Pete.

DVD

Fifteen-year-old Charley, Thompson (Charlie Plummer) arrives in Portland, Oregon with his single father Ray (Travis Fimmel), both eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. While Ray descends into personal turmoil, Charley finds acceptance...

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Spider-Man, into the Spider-Verse.

DVD

Miles Morales is the new Spider-Man but must also walk the balance between his personal high school & family life and his life as a superhero. While being Spider-Man, he becomes familiar with the Spider-Verse, where there are endless variations on Sp...

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Scooby-Doo! and the curse of the 13th ghost

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After Mystery Inc. bumble a case and nab an innocent man, they're forced into early retirement from solving crime. But it doesn't take long before their old friend Vincent Van Ghoul needs help, and pulls the team right back into action. It all started...

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Apt pupil.

DVD

A dark drama about a sixteen-year-old honour student who recognises an old man living in his hometown as a hunted Nazi. Compelled to reveal the secrets of his death camp past to earn the boy's silence, the German fugitive derives a sinister scheme to...

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Dr. Knock.

DVD

Lorraine Lévy takes Jules Romains’ much-loved satirical play from 1923, Knock ou le Triomphe de la médecine, and turns it on its head (racially and generationally) by presenting Dr. Knock in a different manner to the traditionally older, white gent. This...

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Renoir.

DVD

Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Gilles Bourdos' lushly atmospheric drama tells the story of celebrated Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, in declining health at age 74, and his son Jean, who returns home to convalesce after...

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Dante's Peak

DVD

When unusual seismic activity is detected in the charming little Pacific Northwest town of Dantes Peak, volcanologist Harry Dalton is called in to investigate. Certain that a long-dormant volcano is set to erupt and the townspeople are in danger, he ...

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I think we're alone now.

DVD

The apocalypse proves a blessing in disguise for one lucky recluse, until a second survivor arrives with the threat of companionship.

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Look away.

DVD

Jason Isaacs (Star Trek Discovery), Mira Sorvino (6 Below) and India Eisley (Underworld: Awakening) star in the intense and voyeuristic thriller LOOK AWAY. The film tells the story of Maria, a shy high school student who feels alienated by her parents...

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Billionaire Boys Club.

DVD

The unbelievable true story of financial whiz kid Joe Hunt (Ansel Elgort) and tennis pro Dean Karny (Taron Egerton) whose investment pool propels them into the upper echelons of LA in the early '80's. With their charisma and unbridled ambition, the t...

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Hailey Dean mysteries. Collection one.

DVD

Former prosecutor-turned-therapist Hailey Dean is a powerhouse, Mensa bright and acutely observant. During a tragic week, one of her patients loses her parents to separate fatal accidents along with millions of dollars that has seemingly vanished into...

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Ghostland.

DVD

A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home, she is confronted with murderous intruders and is forced to fight for herself and her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later when the daughters and mother reunite at the...

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Let the sunshine in.

DVD

Following Isabelle, a middle-aged Parisian artist and divorced mother, as she looks for love and meets different characters.

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Lost in Paris.

DVD

Filmed in Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon's signature whimsical style, and stars the filmmakers as a small-town Canadian librarian and a strangely seductive, oddly egotistical French vagabond. When Fiona's orderly life is disrupted by a letter of distress...

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Hostiles.

DVD

In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne war chief and his family through dangerous territory back to tribal lands.

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Stray.

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Two damaged strangers fall into a complex intimate relationship set against the backdrop of the breathtaking Southern Alps. Jack, a young man on parole for grievous bodily harm, holes up in a cabin in the mountains, close to the scene of the crime. Locked...

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Ralph breaks the internet.

DVD

Ralph and Penelope are faced with a new challenge when they begin the search for a spare part to fix a beloved videogame: how to navigate the internet. When trying to fix Sugar Rush the pair become engrossed in the World Wide Web after a router is plugged...

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Suspiria.

DVD

A darkness swirls at the centre of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.

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Mortal engines.

DVD

Hundreds of years after our civilization was destroyed, a new world has emerged. A mysterious young woman named Hester Shaw leads a band of outcasts in the fight to stop London, now a giant predator city on wheels, from devouring everything its path.

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The Grinch.

DVD

A re-telling of the classic tale about a grumpy old creature living in a cave on Mt. Crumpet who can't stand to see his neighbours in Whoville enjoying themselves. Things are especially bad at Christmas, when the Whos kick their merriment into high gear...

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The seagull.

DVD

One summer at a lakeside Russian estate, friends and family gather for a weekend in the countryside. While everyone is caught up in passionately loving someone who loves somebody else, a tragicomedy unfolds about art, fame, human folly, and the eternal...

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Transporter 2.

DVD

The best in the business is back in the game! Jason Statham returns in his signature role as ex-Special Forces operative Frank Martin aka The Transporter, a specialist in moving precious cargo of all kinds with a cool style and attitude. Now retired...

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Paris-Manhattan.

DVD

The eternal wisdom of Woody Allen informs Paris Manhattan, a delicious and charming romantic comedy about a young woman whose choices in life and love are shaped by the philosophies of her favourite filmmaker. Idealistic pharmacist Alice (Alice Taglioni)...

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Welcome home.

DVD

A couple spends a weekend at a vacation rental home in the Italian countryside in an attempt to repair their relationship, but soon become victims of the homeowner's sinister plans.

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In a relationship.

DVD

As longtime couple Owen and Hallie take a break, their friends Matt and Willa decide to take a chance on love, and the couple's fates intertwine over the course of a single summer.

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Anna and the apocalypse

DVD

A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven at Christmas, forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one...

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Robin Hood.

DVD

Robin of Loxley a war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown in a thrilling action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless rom...

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Fantastic beasts. The crimes of Grindelwald.

DVD

In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead.

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The Nutcracker and the four realms.

DVD

In search of a key to unlock a box from her late mother, Clara finds her way into a mysterious parallel world. She teams up with a soldier named Philip in order to brave the Fourth Realm to find the key and return harmony to the unstable world.

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The girl in the spider's web.

DVD

Lisbeth Salander, the highly-skilled vigilante from the acclaimed Millennium book series is back. Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials, as they race to rescue...

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Jesus Christ superstar

DVD

Told entirely in song, images, and music, the story focuses on the last week of Christ's life, his betrayal and crucifixion, seen from the point of view of Judas.

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Z-O-M-B-I-E-S.

DVD

It's the start of a new semester at Seabrook High, in a suburban town all about uniformity, traditions, football pep rallies and cheer-leading championships. That is, until students from Zombietown integrate into the school and chaos erupts! It takes...

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Book club.

Four friends' lives are turned upside down to hilarious ends when their book club tackles the infamous Fifty Shades of Grey. From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter the best chapter.

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DC super hero girls. Legends of Atlantis

DVD

Dive deep into adventure in this all-new underwater epic. Sisters of the sea, Siren and Mera catch the students of Super Hero High off guard in a surprise attack to steal a very powerful relic, the Book of Legends. With the book in her possession and...

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Thoroughbreds.

DVD

This is a black comedy thriller about two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut who rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. Together, they hatch a plan to solve both of their problems, no matter what the cost.

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Loveless.

DVD

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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LEGO DC Comics super heroes. Aquaman

DVD

Behold Atlantis, a kingdom of wonder and power beneath the ocean's surface and ruled by ranking Justice League member and all-around awesome Atlantean, Aquaman! With his beloved Queen Mera and trusted half-brother Orm by his side, it seems there is n...

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The butterfly tree.

DVD

Evelyn, a burlesque queen, bewitches single dad Al and his teenage son, Fin with her zest for life. When father and son discover they are competing for the affections of the same woman, old wounds are reopened over the death of Fin's mother. Through ...

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Bonnie and Clyde.

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A mixture of comedy and brutal violence, this film is based on the exploits of the notorious American outlaws of the 1930's, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.

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The bridge on the River Kwai.

DVD

This movie is about a group of prisoners of war are forced to build a bridge in Burma for the Japanese. Colonel Nicholson (Alec Guinness) is the appointed leader of the men interned in the camp and when the Japanese commander, Colonel Saito (Sessue H...

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Blitz.

DVD

A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers. A fast-paced thriller set in contemporary London reflects the challenges faced by a group of police officers working in a modern, multi-cultural society.

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Dear white people.

DVD

A sharp and funny comedy about a group of African-American students as they navigate campus life and racial boundaries at a predominately white college. A sly, provocative satire about being a black face in a white place. A social satire that follows...

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The Aurora Teagarden mysteries. Collection two.

DVD

LAST SCENE ALIVE: A Hollywood film crew descends on the town of Lawrenceton, GA to produce a film based on a book written by Aurora's onetime boyfriend Robin Crusoe. However, when the lead actress, who is playing Aurora, is killed, the real Aurora and...

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Journey's end.

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The Great War, March 1918. C-company arrives to take its turn in the front-line trenches of northern France, led by the war-weary Captain Stanhope. With a German offensive imminently approaching, the company anxiously awaits their unknown fate.

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Charming.

DVD

We all know how the classic fairy-tales end. Cinderella marries Prince Charming. Snow White marries… oh, interesting… Prince Charming! And Sleeping Beauty marries… wow, now this is just get-ting kind of awkward… Prince Charming! As an infant, Prince ...

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The nun.

DVD

A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.

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The Cloverfield paradox.

DVD

Although astronauts routinely perform science experiments on spacecraft, we rarely have seen just how catastrophic they can be-until now. When a particle accelerator goes awry, suddenly the entire crew of a spacecraft must fight to stay alive. Relying...

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Serenity.

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Baker Dill (Matthew McConaughey) is a fishing boat captain who leads tours off of the tranquil enclave of Plymouth Island. His peaceful life is soon shattered when his ex-wife Karen (Anne Hathaway) tracks him down. Desperate for help, Karen begs Baker...

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The predator.

DVD

From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home. Now, the universe's most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter, and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species....

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Thomas & friends. Big world! Big adventures!

DVD

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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Persepolis.

DVD

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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Fast & furious 7.

DVD

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

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The dead lands.

DVD

After his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery, the teenage son of a slain Maori chieftain looks to avenge his father's murder and bring peace and honor to the souls of his loved ones.

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The descendants.

DVD

Matt King is an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt w...

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My neighbor Totoro.

DVD

Two young girls, Satsuki and Mei, have moved with their father into a new home in the country, while their mother recovers from illness in a nearby hospital. To their surprise, they soon discover that they share this home with some rather unusual creatures...

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The lord of the rings. The fellowship of the ring.

DVD

Follows the journey of Frodo Baggins and his companions as they head towards Mount Doom in the quest to finally destroy the one ring.

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The chronicles of Narnia. Prince Caspian.

DVD

Prepare to enter another world when Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media present C.S Lewis' timeless and beloved epic adventure. With the stunningly realistic special effects, you'll experience the exploits of Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter, four siblings...

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The chronicles of Narnia. The lion, the witch and the wardrobe.

DVD

Prepare to enter another world when Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media presents C.S Lewis' timeless and beloved epic adventure. With the stunningly realistic special effects, you'll experience the exploits of Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter, four siblings...

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While you were sleeping.

DVD

Not since Pretty Woman has a romantic comedy radiated such warmth, wit and irresistible charm! Sandra Bullock (Speed), Hollywood's hottest and most talked about actress, is Lucy - a lonely subway worker infatuated with a gorgeous man she's only seen from...

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Ladies in lavender.

DVD

Two aging spinster sisters have their peaceable Cornwall existence disrupted in 1936 when they take a young Polish violinist into their care. After a particularly violent storm, Ursula and Janet Widdington awake to find young man Andrea half-drowned and...

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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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The castle

DVD

The Kerrigan family should still be living at 3 Highview Crescent Cooloroo, in total obscurity. They were terrible houses on worthless land. The compulsory acquisition should go through without a hitch, right? -- wrong. How Darryl and his small time ...

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Black robe

DVD

Based on Brian Moore's acclaimed novel, Black Robe is the brutal and breathtaking story of two men and their perilous adventure deep into the heart of the rugged Canadian wilderness. In the harsh winter of 1634, an idealistic Jesuit priest and his naive...

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