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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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Gun shy.

DVD

When vacationing in Chile, an aging and pampered rock star's supermodel wife is suddenly kidnapped by renegades. Unable to navigate more than ordering a sandwich from room service, now he must take to the backstreets of Santiago in this hilarious caper...

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Manifesto.

DVD

This film pays homage to the moving tradition and literary beauty of artistic manifestos, ultimately questioning the role of the artist in society today. Manifesto draws on the writings of Futurists, Dadaists, Fluxus artists, Suprematists, Situationists,...

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The journey.

DVD

In 2006, Northern Ireland's bloody Troubles had dragged on for decades. Now with the growing threat of a new generation inspired by the 9/11 attacks to escalate the conflict to new levels of destruction, both the Catholic Republican and the Protestant...

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Manifesto.

DVD

This film pays homage to the moving tradition and literary beauty of artistic manifestos, ultimately questioning the role of the artist in society today. Manifesto draws on the writings of Futurists, Dadaists, Fluxus artists, Suprematists, Situationists,...

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The journey.

DVD

In 2006, Northern Ireland's bloody Troubles had dragged on for decades. Now with the growing threat of a new generation inspired by the 9/11 attacks to escalate the conflict to new levels of destruction, both the Catholic Republican and the Protestant...

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The stolen.

DVD

Charlotte Lockton has settled in the South Island of New Zealand with her wealthy British husband, David, but her dreams of a new life and prosperous future are shattered when David is murdered and her baby son is kidnapped. When a ransom note arrives,...

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I, Tonya.

Blu-ray

Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, Tonya is a dark comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in....

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Basmati blues.

DVD

It is a musical comedy that follows Linda Watt, a sheltered but brilliant young scientist who is plucked out of her company's lab and sent to India by her CEO to sell "Rice 9," a genetically modified rice she's created, unaware that the rice will destroy...

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Breathe.

DVD

The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.

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Breathe.

Blu-ray

The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.

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Breathe.

DVD

The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.

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Breathe.

Blu-ray

The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.

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The greatest showman

Blu-ray

An original musical screenplay brings to life the story of P.T. Barnum and his creation of "the greatest show on Earth". Rising from nothing, P.T. sets out to make a better life for his family. His creativity and drive take him on an fantastic journey...

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The greatest showman

DVD

An original musical screenplay brings to life the story of P.T. Barnum and his creation of "the greatest show on Earth". Rising from nothing, P.T. sets out to make a better life for his family. His creativity and drive take him on an fantastic journey...

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The greatest showman

Blu-ray

An original musical screenplay brings to life the story of P.T. Barnum and his creation of "the greatest show on Earth". Rising from nothing, P.T. sets out to make a better life for his family. His creativity and drive take him on an fantastic journey...

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The greatest showman

DVD

An original musical screenplay brings to life the story of P.T. Barnum and his creation of "the greatest show on Earth". Rising from nothing, P.T. sets out to make a better life for his family. His creativity and drive take him on an fantastic journey...

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The shape of water

Blu-ray

An otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and c...

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The commuter.

DVD

A businessman is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home.

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The Post.

Blu-ray

This historical drama is based on the events surrounding the release of the Pentagon Papers, documents which detailed the history of the United States' political and military involvement in Vietnam. The story centers on Kay Graham, the first female n...

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Fifty shades freed.

DVD

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Freed, the climactic chapter based on the bestselling Fifty Shade phenomenon. Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian...

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I, Tonya.

DVD

Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, Tonya is a dark comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in....

See more
 

Fifty shades freed.

DVD

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Freed, the climactic chapter based on the bestselling Fifty Shade phenomenon. Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian...

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I, Tonya.

DVD

Based on the unbelievable but true events, I, Tonya is a dark comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in....

See more
 

Fifty shades freed.

Blu-ray

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Freed, the climactic chapter based on the bestselling Fifty Shade phenomenon. Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian...

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Phantom thread.

Blu-ray

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

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Fifty shades freed.

Blu-ray

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Freed, the climactic chapter based on the bestselling Fifty Shade phenomenon. Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian...

See more
 

Phantom thread.

Blu-ray

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

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The commuter.

Blu-ray

A businessman is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home.

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Acts of violence.

DVD

When his fiance is kidnapped by human traffickers, Roman and his ex-military brothers rush to save her before it's too late. Along the way, they team up with Detective Avery, a cop who's been investigating the local trafficking syndicate and fighting...

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Phantom thread.

DVD

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

See more
 

The shape of water

DVD

An otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and c...

See more
 

Phantom thread.

DVD

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

See more
 

The shape of water

DVD

An otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and c...

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God's own country.

DVD

Spring. Yorkshire. Young farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path.

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Darkest hour.

DVD

In May 1940, during the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds and knowing that...

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Sunset Boulevard.

Blu-ray

Joe Gillis is a down-on-his-luck screenwriter. Pursued by creditors, he swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma Desmond, a faded movie star, dreaming of a comeback living there. She takes a fancy to Gillis...

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Iron man.

DVD

Tony Stark is the complete playboy who also happens to be an engineering genius. While in Afghanistan demonstrating a new missile he's captured and wounded. His captors want him to assemble a missile for them but instead he creates an armored suit and...

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The imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.

DVD

Blessed with the extraordinary gift of guiding the imaginations of others, Doctor Parnassus is cursed with a dark secret. An inveterate gambler, thousands of years ago he made a bet with the devil, Mr. Nick, in which he won immortality. Centuries later,...

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The dog lover.

DVD

Sara Gold is a rising star at the United Animal Protection Agency (UAPA), a major animal rights organization that conducts animal rescues and lobbies for better animal welfare laws. Handpicked for a major assignment, Sara goes undercover as a college...

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Così.

DVD

Tyro director Lewis' plans to stage a variety show with a cast of mental asylum patients are overwhelmed by the ambition of Roy, one of the patients, to stage Cosi Fan Tutti, Mozart's opera, with the same inmates.

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Seven pounds.

DVD

Ben Thomas is a man at a crossroads searching for a way to redeem his heavy conscience. He discovers he has the power to change the circumstances of seven strangers who deserve a second chance. But when one of them captures his heart, he must decide if...

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Minecraft

DVD

Minecraft. The game that took the world by storm. Follow the story of how the Minecraft phenomenon has ploughed through the 21st century selling over 54 million copies worldwide on a multitude of platforms engaging an audience in the millions which is...

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My dinner with Andre.

DVD

An actor has dinner with his friend, a theater director, at an Upper West Side restaurant. Together they discuss everything from money to death to love and all the superstition in between. Playing variations on their own New York-honed personas, the two...

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Where do we go now?

DVD

A group of Lebanese women try to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.

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Au revoir les enfants

DVD

Set in a Catholic boarding school during the German occupation of France, this is a powerful story of a sensitive, headstrong twelve year old boy who befriends the new student in the class and eventually discovers the secret surrounding his identity.

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In this corner of the world.

DVD

Set in Hiroshima during World War II, an eighteen year old girl gets married and now has to prepare food for her family despite the rationing and lack of supplies. As she struggles with the daily loss of life's amenities she still has to maintain the...

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The king's choice.

DVD

The King's Choice is based on the true the story about three dramatic days in April 1940, where the King of Norway is presented with an unimaginable ultimatum from the German armed forces: surrender or die.

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The case for Christ.

DVD

Working to disprove the growing Christian faith of his wife, an investigative journalist and self-proclaimed atheist sets out to disprove the existence of God and chases down the biggest story of all time... with unexpected, life-altering results!

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Eloise.

DVD

Four friends break into an abandoned insane asylum in search of a death certificate that will grant one of them a large inheritance. However, finding it soon becomes the least of their worries in a place haunted by dark memories.

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Monster family.

DVD

Despite the title, the Wishbone family are far from happy. Emma (Emily Watson), has a bookshop on the brink of bankruptcy, Frank (Nick Frost) is totally overworked and exhausted, their daughter Fay (Jessica Brown Findlay) is going through those awkward...

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Father figures.

DVD

Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.

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All the money in the world.

DVD

Follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother, Gail, to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son's captors become...

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The nut job 2

DVD

Surly Squirrel and the gang are back. They are once again in Oakton where the evil mayor has decided to bulldoze Liberty Park and build a dangerous amusement park in its place. Surly and his ragtag group of animal friends band together to save their ...

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Blade of the immortal = Mugen no jûnin.

DVD

Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after failing to protect his family. Years later, he seeks redemption by helping a young girl avenge her parents death at the hands of a ruthless band of warriors.

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Ferdinand

DVD

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.

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Murder on the Orient Express.

DVD

What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on...

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Only the brave.

DVD

Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire.

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Paddington 2.

Blu-ray

Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th bir...

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Inspector Montalbano. Volume 5.

DVD

rom the pen of Sicilian writer Andrea Camilleri Inspector Montalbano's gruff and charismatic style of crime investigations remains a huge favourite with Australian fans. Inspector Montalbano resides in a fictional seaside town called Vigata and works...

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When Marnie was there.

Blu-ray

When shy, artistic Anna moves to the seaside to live with her aunt and uncle, she stumbles upon an old mansion surrounded by marshes, and the mysterious young girl, Marnie, who lives there. The two girls instantly form a unique connection and friendship...

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Wrestling queens.

DVD

More than anything, 30-year-old Rose longs to be reunited with Mickael, her estranged 11-year-old son who has been placed with a foster family and blames his mother for their long separation. When she discovers that Mickael is crazy about wrestling, ...

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Time bandits.

DVD

When young, imaginative Kevin is abducted by a band of mischievous dwarves, it's the first step in a long and fantastical journey through time. Locating holes in the space-time continuum, the dwarves, with Kevin in tow, plan to traverse the ages looting...

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Fantastic planet = La Planete sauvage.

DVD

The French animation classic by Ren Laloux is set in a distant world, the 'Fantastic Planet', where tiny humans are kept as pets by large alien creatures. One such pet, the hero of the story, commandeers his master's learning machine and eventually leads...

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Swinging safari.

DVD

A teenager comes of age in a small Australian town during the 1970s when a 200-ton blue whale gets washed up on a local beach. 1975: A 200-ton blue whale gets washed up on a local beach and the kids think its the biggest thing thats ever happened in....

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Matilda.

DVD

An intelligent child is oppressed by both her monstrous parents and awful school principal. She befriends her nice teacher and learns to unleash telekinetic powers to drive her principal away.

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Salamander.

DVD

Brussels, Belgium. Sixty-six safes are robbed during a spectacular and bloody raid on the small but influential and extremely discreet private bank, Jonkhere, in Brussels. The owners of those safes form a select club of powerful people in Belgium. The...

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The Post.

DVD

This historical drama is based on the events surrounding the release of the Pentagon Papers, documents which detailed the history of the United States' political and military involvement in Vietnam. The story centers on Kay Graham, the first female n...

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Maze runner. The death cure.

DVD

In the epic finale to the saga, Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest...

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The child in time.

DVD

A lyrical and heart-breaking exploration of love, loss, and the power of things unseen, based on the award-winning novel by Ian McEwan and adapted by Stephen Butchard. With tenderness and insight, the movie explores a marriage devastated, the loss of...

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Addams family values.

DVD

There is a wicked scheme afoot involving the return of Uncle Fester from the Bermuda Triangle, which could cost the Addamses not only their wealth but one of their most beloved family members. Can Gomez save the family fortune, the day and the delici...

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The great Muppet caper.

DVD

Kermit, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.

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8 mile.

DVD

Explores a week in the lives of a group of young people struggling to find their way in the urban decay of 1995 Detroit.

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The dancer.

DVD

Dramatization of the life of dancer Loïe Fuller (1862-1928), who grew up in the United States and then took Paris by storm during La Belle Époque. Fuller was famous for her long twirling skirts and her longstanding rivalry with Isadora Duncan.

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Bleeding steel.

DVD

Dr James is a global-leading scientist whose biogenetic breakthroughs have led to the creation of superhuman soldiers. But it is his revolutionary bio-mechanical heart, sought the world over, that is his greatest work - and the reason his life is now...

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The secret scripture.

DVD

Rose McNulty, a once vibrant and lively beauty, has spent the majority of her adult life confined to a mental hospital in Ireland. When new chief psychiatrist Dr. Grene arrives, he takes a keen interest in Rose. He finds a hidden memoir, written over...

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The jungle bunch.

DVD

Maurice may look like a penguin - but he's a real tiger inside! Raised by a tigress, he's the clumsiest Kung-Fu master ever. Along with his friends, The Jungle Bunch, he intends to maintain order and justice in the jungle, as his mother did before him....

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Paddington 2.

DVD

Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th bir...

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Pitch perfect 3.

DVD

Following their win at the world championship, the now separated Bellas reunite for one last singing competition at an overseas USO tour, but face a group who uses both instruments and voices.

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Ingrid goes west.

DVD

An unhinged social media stalker moves to LA and insinuates herself into the life of an Instagram star.

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The adventures of Baron Munchausen.

DVD

The amazing journeys of Baron von Munchausen, who sets sail in a hot air balloon in search of his old comrades-at-arms with the object of saving a European city from the superior forces of a Turkish sultan.

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Roman J. Israel, Esq.

DVD

This is an American legal drama which centers around the life of an idealistic defense lawyer who finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a personal crisis and the necessity for extreme action.

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Wonder wheel.

DVD

On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator and his beleaguered wife.

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Jumanji. Welcome to the jungle.

DVD

Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose.

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Downsizing.

DVD

When scientists find a way to shrink humans to five inches tall, Paul and Audrey Safrane decide to ditch their stressed out lives in order to get small and live large in a luxurious downsized community. Filled with life-changing adventures and endles...

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Fahrenheit 451.

DVD

Montag, a regimental fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugtive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and....

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The pacifier.

DVD

Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father, a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains in the kids' house.

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Lego Scooby-Doo! Blowout beach bash

DVD

The Mystery, Inc. gang heads to Blowout Beach for a real swinging beach party. But when the Ghost Pirates threaten to harsh the good vibes, it's up to the Scooby Gang to get the party back on track and save the day!

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Baby driver.

DVD

A talented, young getaway driver relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. When he meets the girl of his dreams, Baby sees a chance to ditch his criminal life and make a clean getaway. But after being coerced into working...

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