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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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Soul.

DVD

After landing the gig of a lifetime, a New York jazz pianist suddenly finds himself trapped in a strange land between Earth and the afterlife. Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club,...

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The Croods. A new age.

DVD

The Croods have survived their fair share of dangers and disasters, from fanged prehistoric beasts to watching their daughter get heart eyes over a new boyfriend. But now they face something that will shake their pack to its core and make them recons...

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Let him go.

DVD

Following the loss of their son, a retired sheriff and his wife leave their Montana ranch to rescue their young grandson from the clutches of a dangerous family living off the grid in the Dakotas.

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Monsoon

DVD

Monsoon follows a young British-Vietnamese man Kit (Henry Golding, Crazy Rich Asians, The Gentlemen) as he returns to Vietnam for the first time since his childhood to scatter his parents ashes. Along the way, he finds unexpected romance with handsome...

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Chick fight.

DVD

Chick Fight follows Anna (Malin Akerman), as she navigates a particularly challenging juncture in her life. She still hasn't reconciled with the recent death of her adored mother. She's just discovered that her loving and supportive father is gay (which...

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Pinocchio

DVD

In this new imagining of the iconic classic, Matteo Garrone returns to the authentic roots of the Pinocchio story. With this ground-breaking live-action film shot in stunning Italian locations, Garrone creates a rich fantasy world of mystery and wonder,...

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The war with grandpa.

DVD

Peter is thrilled that Grandpa is coming to live with his family. That is, until Grandpa moves into Peter's room, forcing him upstairs into the creepy attic. And though he loves his grandpa he wants his room back - so he has no choice but to declare war....

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Dragon rider.

DVD

Firedrake, the young silver dragon, has had enough of constantly having to hide in a wooded valley. He wants to show the older generation that he is a real dragon. When humans are about to destroy his family’s very last refuge, Firedrake secretly sets...

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Wonder Woman 1984.

DVD

Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah. Diana must contend with a work colleague and businessman, whose desire for extreme wealth sends the world down...

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The ladykillers.

DVD

Five oddball criminals planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.

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Mansfield Park.

DVD

Fanny, born into a poor family, is sent away to live with wealthy uncle Sir Thomas, his wife and their four children, where she'll be brought up for a proper introduction to society. She is the daughter of a woman who married for love, not money and,...

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Misbehaviour.

DVD

In 1970, the Miss World competition took place in London, hosted by US comedy legend, Bob Hope. At the time, Miss World was the most-watched TV show on the planet with over 100 million viewers. Claiming that beauty competitions demeaned women, the newly...

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Happiest season.

DVD

Meeting your girlfriend's family for the first time can be tough. Planning to propose at her family's annual Christmas dinner - until you realise that they don't even know she's gay - is even harder. When Abby (Kristen Stewart) learns that Harper (Ma...

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Archenemy.

DVD

Max Fist (Joe Manganiello) is a local drunk who claims to be a superhero from the planet Chromium. He tells anyone who will listen that he was pulled into a wormhole, falling through time and space and dropped to earth without any of his powers. No one...

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Dreamland.

DVD

With his family's farm on the precipice of foreclosure amid the devastation of the Dust Bowl, DREAMLAND follows Eugene Evans on his quest to capture a fugitive bank robber and collect the bounty on her head. Against all odds, he beats out the local police...

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Super intelligence.

DVD

Nothing extraordinary ever happens to Carol Peters (McCarthy), so when she starts getting snarky backtalk from her TV, phone and microwave, she thinks she's being punked. Or losing her mind. In fact, the worlds first artificial superintelligence has chosen...

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The witches.

DVD

Re-imagining Dahl's beloved story for a modern audience, Zemeckis's visually innovative film tells the darkly humorous and heart-warming tale of a young orphaned boy who, in late 1967, goes to live with his loving Grandma in the rural Alabama town of...

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Lucky grandma.

DVD

In the heart of Chinatown, an ornery, chain-smoking, newly widowed 80-year-old grandma (Tsai Chin) is eager to live life as an independent woman, despite the worry of her family. When a local fortune teller (Wai Ching Ho) predicts a most auspicious day...

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Freaky.

DVD

Prepare to get Freaky with a twisted take on the body-swap movie when a teenage girl switches bodies with a relentless serial killer. Seventeen-year-old Millie Kessler (Kathryn Newton, Blockers, HBO's Big Little Lies) is just trying to survive the bl...

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Irresistible.

DVD

A Democratic political consultant (Steve Carrell) who helps a retired Marine colonel (Chris Cooper) run for mayor in a small right-wing Wisconsin town. However, he's thrown a curve ball after the Republican National Committee sends in his nemesis (Rose...

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Black water. Abyss.

DVD

Adventure-seeking couple, Eric and Jennifer, convince their friends, Yolanda and Viktor, to explore an uncharted cave system in far North Australia, with the help of the unpredictable as their guide. The five spelunkers abseil into the deep mouth of the...

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Rosie

DVD

Rosie is the story of a mother trying to protect her family when they become homeless. Finding a room for a night is hard, and finding somewhere permanent is even harder. Over 36 hours, Rosie and her partner John Paul strive to maintain a loving family...

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The translators.

DVD

From writer/director Regis Roinsard (Populaire), this ingenious new whodunit is an Agatha Christie-style mystery in the vein of recent hits Knives Out and Murder on the Orient Express, featuring a terrific international cast. The eagerly awaited final...

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Anne of the thousand days.

DVD

King Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Catharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favour of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn. One of the most tragic tales of love and despair ever put to film Anne Of The Thousand Days is...

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A bump along the way.

DVD

After a drunken one-night stand, 44-year-old single mother Pamela finds herself pregnant. Her tightly wound teen daughter, Allegra, is ashamed of her deadbeat mum and the two must find a way to deal with the unexpected news. In amongst the family farce,...

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Eighth grade

DVD

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school, the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year , before she Begins high school.

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The empty man.

DVD

On the trail of a missing girl, an ex-cop comes across a secretive group attempting to summon a terrifying supernatural entity. After a group of teens from a small Midwestern town begin to mysteriously disappear, the locals believe it is the work of an...

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The secrets we keep.

DVD

In post-WWII America, a woman, rebuilding her life in the suburbs with her husband, kidnaps her neighbour and seeks vengeance for the heinous war crimes she believes he committed against her.

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A white, white day

DVD

In a remote Icelandic town, an off-duty police chief begins to suspect a local man of having had an affair with his late wife, who died in a tragic accident two years earlier. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth takes over his life and ...

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Dr. Seuss' The Lorax.

DVD

A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams, a real live Truffula tree. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his...

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Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

DVD

In his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter continues his amazing journey into the world of wizardry. To save Hogwarts will require all of Harry, Ron and Hermione's magical abilities and courage.

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The Rocky Horror picture show

DVD

Fasten your garter belt and come up to the lab and see what's on the slab! It's The Rocky Horror Picture Show, a screamingly funny, sinfully twisted salute to sci-fi, horror, B-movies and rock music, all rolled into one deliciously decadent morsel. The...

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Rams

DVD

A retelling of the brilliant Icelandic film of the same name (a hit with Australian audiences in 2016 that also won the Un Certain Regard at Cannes 2015), this iteration sees the tale adapted to the remote terrain of Western Australia, where two estr...

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Mission: Impossible

DVD

Mission: Impossible: An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.

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Madagascar

DVD

Get all 4 Madagascar movies in one awesome collection including Madagascar, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted and the all-new Penguins of Madagascar!

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The lost husband.

DVD

Trying to put her life back together after the death of her husband, Libby and her children move to her estranged Aunt's goat farm in central Texas.

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Being Frank.

DVD

A regular father's family life is turned upside down when his son learns he has another family.

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Bad education

DVD

Inspired by true events, Bad Education stars Academy Award nominee Hugh Jackman and Academy Award winner Allison Janney. The story follows Frank Tassone (Jackman) and Pam Gluckin (Janney) who reign over a popular Long Island school district on the verge...

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A soldier's revenge

DVD

Following the Civil War, Frank works as a bounty hunter but is still marred by the trauma of war. When two children show up on his doorstep in search of their captive mother, Frank must step up to take down the notorious Major Briggs who is behind it...

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Brilliant lies ;

DVD

Brilliant lies: Susie Connor says that from the moment she started working for him, her boss sexually harassed her. When she didn't submit to his advances, she was sacked. Now Susie wants 40,000 dollars in compensation and she is not going to back do...

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Vanguard.

DVD

Founded by Tang Huanting (Jackie Chan) the Vanguard agency provides security services to high-ranking clients around the world. When a mysterious client reveals top secret information about the planned assassination of the leader of the world's deadl...

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The racer.

DVD

A seasoned support rider experiences the most dramatic three days of his life -- and potentially the end of his career -- at the opening Irish stages of the notorious 1998 Tour de France.

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Corpus Christi.

DVD

2020 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE Inspired by true events, Jan Komasa's multi award-winning drama CORPUS CHRISTI is a remarkable tale of morality and redemption, about a charismatic young ex-convict who fooled an entire Polish village...

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The doorman.

DVD

A woman returns from combat and befriends a family in NYC, a gang of thieves plot to take the family's valuables, she is all that stands between them and their lives.

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Fatman.

DVD

Spoiled, rich kid, 12-year-old, Billy Wenan lives with his ailing grandmother and pines for attention from his absentee father. He rules the house with an iron fist and shows no remorse when being cruel to the hired help. On Christmas morning, after ...

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In the name of the land.

DVD

The debut feature of photojournalist Edouard Bergeon, the film is a deeply personal one, inspired by his own childhood and dedicated to his parents. It tells the story of Pierre (portrayed by Guillaume Canet) who returns from Wyoming to the Mayenne district...

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Violet Evergarden. Eternity and the auto memory doll.

DVD

Isabella, the heir to a noble house, attends a school for well-groomed young women under a contract with her father. To her, this beautiful place where white camellias bloom is nothing more than a prison. Having resigned all hope and expectations for...

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My days of glory.

DVD

In a welcome return to his French comedy roots Vincent Lacoste (AMANDA, SORRY ANGEL) stars as Adrien, the definition of an anti-hero: self-absorbed, unemployed and sponging shamelessly off his parents. A promising career as an actor in his youth has lead...

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The craft: legacy

DVD

A group of high school students form a coven of witches. A sequel to the 1996 film, The Craft.

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Benji the dove.

DVD

A tender tale of four boys who are rapidly coming to terms with school, bullies, friendship, and loyalty. Not to be limited by a poor upbringing, they tap their immense creativity and imagination to create The Order of the Red Dragon, a brotherhood of...

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Combat wombat.

DVD

Maggie Diggins, a curmudgeonly wombat, unintentionally becomes the city's superhero after she begrudgingly saves a rookie caped-crusader from certain doom.

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Saint Judy.

DVD

In her first case, Judy represents a woman forced to flee her home country after being persecuted by the Taliban for opening a school for girls. While juggling her life as a single mother, Judy fights tenacious battles in and out of court, not only saving...

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Paper champions.

DVD

Rey is a regular guy, working a regular job, living a regular life. After spending 10 years in a job he doesn't like, he realises all of his skills can be summed up in a pamphlet. A surge of inspiration causes Rey to quit, forcing him further outside...

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Young Winston.

DVD

In YOUNG WINSTON, Academy Award winning director Richard Attenborough (Gandhi - 1982) chronicles the tumultuous rise of one of the greatest public figures of the 20th century - and one of its most complex private men. Vain, rebellious and fiercely am...

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A dark place.

DVD

When a local young boy is found dead in the woods near a sleepy backwoods town, a sanitation truck driver, Donald, plays detective, embarking on a dangerous and obsessive investigation to find the killer.

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Arthur & Merlin

DVD

A much older King Arthur returns home after fighting the Roman Empire. His illegitimate son has corrupted the throne of Camelot. Now King Arthur must reunite with the wizard Merlin and the Knights of the Round Table and fight to get back his crown.

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Superman. Man of tomorrow.

DVD

Meet Clark Kent. Sent to Earth as an infant from the dying planet Krypton, he arrived with as many questions as the number of light-years he traveled. Now a young man, he makes his living in Metropolis as an intern at the Daily Planet - alongside reporter...

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Made in Italy.

DVD

Made in Italy is a heart-warming father son story set in glorious Tuscany about bohemian London artist Robert Liam Neeson, who returns to Italy with his estranged son Jack (Micheal Richardson) to make a quick sale of the house they inherited from his...

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Adventures of Rufus

DVD

While staying at his grandparents' mysterious mansion, friends Scott and Emily must team up with an eccentric wizard and an adorable talking creature named Rufus in order to defeat an evil sorceress and save Rufus' magical home world.

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Rocky Balboa.

DVD

Rocky Balboa, a middle-aged boxer, decides to come out of retirement to face the new and younger heavyweight champion in an exhibition match.

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The mystery of Henri Pick.

DVD

Based on David Foenkinos's 2016 book of the same name, The Mystery of Henri Pick revolves around the films enigmatic title character who, two years after his death, has his name sprawled across the covers of a celebrated novel, The Last Hours of a Love...

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Dirt music.

DVD

Director Gregor Jordan explores a sense of place, loneliness and loss in 'Dirt Music'. Georgie's living with a man she doesn't love and his young sons whose dead mother she can never replace. But a reckless moment leads to a life-changing encounter with...

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The night clerk.

DVD

The hotel night clerk, Bart Bromley is a highly intelligent young man on the Autism spectrum. When a woman is murdered during his shift, Bart becomes the prime suspect. As the police investigation closes in, Bart makes a personal connection with a be...

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Lara Croft. Tomb raider.

DVD

Lady Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie) travels to exotic and dangerous locales in search of tombs and relics of lost civilizations. As the first interplanetary alignment in 5000 years approaches, Lara Croft faces her greatest challenge. Her mission is to recover...

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Honest thief.

DVD

Tom (Liam Neeson) is a lot of things, but two in particular: an infamous thief and a newfound romantic. His feelings for his new flame Annie (Kate Walsh) have inspired him to turn himself in to the FBI and forfeit the money he has stolen in return for...

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Honey boy.

DVD

A young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father and deal with his mental health. Fictionalising his childhoods ascent to stardom, and subsequent adult crash-landing into rehab and recovery, Harel casts...

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Rent-a-pal.

DVD

Set in 1990, a lonely bachelor named David (Brian Landis Folkins) searches for an escape from the day-to-day drudgery of caring for his aging mother (Kathleen Brady). While seeking a partner through a video dating service, he discovers a strange VHS ...

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Lino.

DVD

Lino is an entertainer and clown for children's parties who cannot stand his job anymore - especially the cat costume he has to wear. Deciding to seek outside help, he unfortunately finds a very untalented wizard who transforms him into the thing he ...

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Babyteeth.

DVD

When gravely ill teenager Milla falls deeply in love with petty drug dealer Moses, it's her parents' worst nightmare. But as Milla's first encounter with love brings her a new lust for life, things get difficult and traditional morals go out the window....

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The piano.

DVD

Ada, mute since birth, her nine year old daughter and her piano arrive to an arranged marriage in the remote bush of nineteenth century New Zealand. Of all her belongings, her husband refuses to transport the piano and it is left behind on the beach....

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The eyes of my mother.

DVD

Eyes of My Mother is the story of Francisca, a young, lonely woman who becomes consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life. Raised by her mother, a former surgeon from Portugal, trained in anatomy and taught...

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Skylines.

DVD

When a virus threatens to turn the now earth-dwelling friendly alien hybrids against humans, Captain Rose Corley must lead a team of elite mercenaries on a mission to the alien world in order to save what's left of humanity.

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Witches in the woods.

DVD

In this chilling new horror flick, a bunch of students take a winter road trip to the remote woods, looking for the perfect untouched snow for a fun snowboarding adventure. As they enter Stoughton Valley, home to a series of historic Witch Trials even...

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Clover.

DVD

Two brothers owe money to the wrong guy at the wrong time. While they go on the run trying to pull together the money they become burdened with a teenage girl and hunted by assassins they don't know are following their every move.

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Lassie come home.

DVD

Flo's best friend, his collie Lassie. When his family is forced to give the dog away, Flo is heartbroken. But Lassie isn't easily separated from Flo and embarks on an adventurous journey across Germany to be reunited with Flo.

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Jiu jitsu.

DVD

JIU JITSU centres on an ancient order of expert Jiu Jitsu fighters facing fearsome alien invaders in a battle for Earth every six years. Cage's character and his team of Jiu Jitsu fighters band together with Moussi's character to defeat the Brax.

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Of love & lies.

DVD

Writer/director Julien Rappeneau's follow-up to his 2016 debut hit Rosalie Blum, OF LOVE AND LIES is an uplifting story about the power of a child's love, and the lengths that one boy will go to help get his father's life back on track. Irrepressible...

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Dinner with friends.

DVD

Plans for a quiet Thanksgiving between two friends goes up in smoke when their party is crashed by a comically chaotic group of friends, lovers, and relatives.

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Alone.

DVD

When a terrible pandemic grips the world, experts advise all citizens to self-isolate in order to survive. Separated from his family, Aidan (Tyler Posey) finds himself alone in his apartment: safe for now but trapped by the infected horde raging outside....

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Room 212.

DVD

"The delicious new film by acclaimed writer/director Christophe Honore (LOVE SONGS, INSIDE PARIS) is a light and playful new comedy about love and fidelity set over the course of one life-changing night"--Container.

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Russian raid.

DVD

"Nikita, a former Russian Spetsnaz operative, is hired to neutralise the large private security force at a local factory so that his shady employer can extort the business from the factory owner. But Nikita and his group of highly trained fighters get...

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Legacy of lies

DVD

Martin Baxter, a disgraced MI6 agent, is forced back into the spy game as a young journalist seeks out his help to expose the shocking truth about operations conducted by the Russian Secret Service. When his daughter is also pulled into the fray, will...

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Sky sharks

DVD

In the Arctic a team of geologists discovers a Nazi warship that was thought to be lost: the Himmelsfaust, a gigantic steel colossus from the Third Reich, brimming with unimaginable destruction machines. On that ship scientists researched top-secret,...

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Adventures in Fishtale Reef.

DVD

Join Fifi, Lily, and all the fish in the reef for another fun adventure filled with laughter and valuable life lessons. Dive into the loving relationship of Professor Shark and all his creative and thoughtful fish students in this colourful 3D cartoon,...

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Antebellum.

DVD

Successful author Veronica Henley (Janelle Monae) finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality that forces her to confront the past, present and future - before its too late.

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The outpost.

DVD

A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of Kamdesh,...

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Unhinged

DVD

This is a psychological thriller that takes something we've all experienced- road rage - to an unpredictable and terrifying conclusion. Rachel (Caren Pistorius) is running late getting to work when she crosses paths with a stranger (Crowe) at a traffic...

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Deerskin.

DVD

Academy Award winner Jean Dujardin (The Artist) is a recent divorcee in the midst of a mid-life identity crisis. In search of a new life and look, he ditches his past in a roadside petrol station and encounters a vintage, fringed deerskin jacket with...

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The blackout

DVD

When the end comes for civilization, it will not be terrorism or nuclear war that causes it, but The Blackout. An unexplained phenomenon has struck the Earth. Contact between most towns on Earth has been severed. A small area in Eastern Europe is the...

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Faith based.

DVD

When two idiot friends realise all 'faith based' films make buckets of cash, they set out on a mission to make one of their own.

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Never look away.

DVD

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, NEVER LOOK AWAY tells the story of a young art student, Kurt (Tom Schilling), who falls in love with fellow student Ellie (Paula Beer). Ellie's father and famous doctor, Professor See...

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Cosmoball.

DVD

Cosmoball is a mesmerising intergalactic game of future played between humans and aliens at the giant extraterrestrial ship hovering in the sky over the Earth. A young man with enormous powers of an unknown nature joins the team of hot-headed superheroes...

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After we collided.

DVD

Highly anticipated sequel to After with stars Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes Tiffin reprising their roles and Tessa and Hardin, and Dylan Sprouse coming on board as the infamous second love interest, Trevor. Hardin Scott (Hero Fiennes Tiffin) and...

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The secret garden.

DVD

A young, recently-orphaned girl is sent to England after living in India all of her life. Once there, she begins to explore her new, seemingly-isolated surroundings, and its secrets. Stars Colin Firth (Pride & Prejudice, Mamma Mia) and Julie Walters ...

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Proximity.

DVD

Isaac, a young NASA scientist, is investigating a meteor crash site when he encounters and is abducted by extraterrestrials. Awaking three days later with no personal recollection of what happened, but with the event recorded on his camera, he attempts...

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Behind the trees.

DVD

Amy and her boyfriend Jay escape Los Angeles on a much-needed romantic getaway to the beautiful forests of North India. But when they stumble upon the haunting exorcism of an innocent girl and secretly bring her back to their resort, paradise is quickly...

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Cats & dogs. 3, Paws unite.

DVD

Gwen the Cat and Roger the Dog are secret agents who covertly protect and save the world without humans ever finding out. Their partnership is due to the Great Truce, which has stopped dog and cat hostility for a decade. But the long-standing peace i...

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The nomads.

DVD

Amidst the chaos of massive budget cuts and school closures, a newly appointed young female teacher introduces men's rugby to an inner-city North Philadelphia high school.

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We have always lived in the castle.

DVD

Merricat, Constance and their Uncle Julian live in isolation after experiencing a family tragedy six years earlier. When cousin Charles arrives to steal the family fortune, he also threatens a dark secret they've been hiding.

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The standoff at Sparrow Creek.

DVD

A former cop who is now a member of a militia investigates a shooting at a police funeral. After a mass shooting at a police funeral, reclusive ex-cop Gannon finds himself unwittingly forced out of retirement when he realizes that the killer belongs to...

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