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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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Roma.

DVD

With his eighth and most personal film, Alfonso Cuaron recreated the early 1970s Mexico City of his childhood, narrating a tumultuous period in the life of a middle-class family through the experiences of Cleo, the indigenous domestic worker who keeps...

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Safe spaces.

DVD

An NYC Professor spends the week reconnecting with his family while defending his reputation over controversial behaviour at his college. Meanwhile, his family is determined to make an around-the-clock effort to support their Matriarch when she's admitted...

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Birds of prey

DVD

A twisted tale told by Harley Quinn herself, as only Harley can tell it. When Gotham's most nefariously narcissistic villain, Roman Sionis, and his zealous right-hand, Zsasz, put a target on a young girl named Cass, the city is turned upside down looking...

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Underwater.

DVD

A crew of aquatic researchers works to get to safety after an earthquake devastates their subterranean laboratory, a deepwater research and drilling facility located at the bottom of the Mariana Trench. But the crew has more than the ocean seabed to ...

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Buoyancy.

DVD

In rural Cambodia, spirited 14-year-old Chakra (Sam Heng) works the rice fields with his family. He yearns for independence and seeks out a local broker who can get him paid work in a Thai factory. Without telling his family, Chakra travels to Bangkok...

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After the wedding.

DVD

Isabel has devoted her life to running an orphanage in a Calcutta slum. With funds running dry, a potential donor, who requires she travel from India to New York, to deliver a presentation in-person, contacts Isabel. At first balking at the demand of...

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Sheep & wolves. Pig deal.

DVD

In a magical faraway land lives a flock of carefree sheep whose pastoral and stress-free life is interrupted when a pack of wolves sets up camp in the nearby ravine.

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The stolen princess.

DVD

A story from the age of valiant knights, beautiful princesses, and evil sorcerers. Ruslan, an artist who dreams of becoming a knight, meets and falls in love with the beautiful Mila, without realizing that she is the King's daughter. But the evil sor...

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The day shall come.

DVD

In this absurdist dark political satire, a somewhat nutty and naive impoverished African American preacher, who along with his worried family and a small group of followers wishes to bring hope to the Miami projects by preaching about his own version...

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Backdraft 2.

DVD

When fire investigator Sean McCaffrey is assigned to investigate a deadly fire, he and partner Maggie soon realise that they are dealing with something much more than a routine fire. The clues they discover lead them down a treacherous path of arson,...

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Morning show mysteries. Collection one.

DVD

Billy Blessing is the food anchor for the show and owner of a successful local bistro. After the mysterious death of one of the network execs, Billy's life takes a turn as she becomes the main suspect in the murder and is forced to investigate to clear...

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Inside man. Most wanted.

DVD

A gripping game of cat and mouse that will keep you guessing until the very end. An NYPD hostage negotiator forms an unlikely team with an FBI agent to save hostages in a skilfully orchestrated copycat crime at the Federal Reserve Bank, led by a ruth...

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The karate kid. Part III.

DVD

When Miyagi refuses to help him prepare for an upcoming tournament, an angry Daniel finds a new mentor, unaware that a revenge-obsessed old enemy is setting him up.

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Non fiction.

DVD

Set in the Parisian publishing world, an editor and an author find themselves in over their heads, as they cope with a middle-age crisis, the changing industry and their wives.

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Portrait of a lady on fire.

DVD

France, 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Because she is a reluctant bride-to-be, Marianne arrives under the guise of companionship, observing Héloïse by day and secr...

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The karate kid.

DVD

Daniel moves to Los Angeles and becomes the object of bullying by the Cobras, a menacing gang of karate students when he becomes friends with Ali, the Cobra leader's ex-girlfriend. He asks his handyman Miyagi who is a master of the martial arts to teach...

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The karate kid. Part II.

DVD

Daniel accompanies Miyagi to Okinawa where he becomes entangled in an old feud with Miyagi's lifelong enemy.

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The peanut butter falcon.

DVD

An adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak, a young man with Down syndrome, runs away from a nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler and attending the wrestling school of...

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After midnight.

DVD

For small town bar-owner Hank (Jeremy Gardner), his 10-year relationship with Abby (Brea Grant) has been storybook-quality. Abby, however, wants more: marriage, to be exact, which Hank doesn't seem ready to initiate any time soon. As a result, she leaves...

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The farewell.

DVD

Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness,...

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Like a boss.

DVD

Best friends Mia and Mel are living their best lives running their own cosmetics company they've built from the ground up. Unfortunately, they're in over their heads financially, and the prospect of a big buyout offer from a notorious titan of the co...

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Brothers in arms.

DVD

When his reckless younger brother is given an unfair prison sentence, a Marine Corps reservist is torn between his by-the-book code and loyalty to family.

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Go!

DVD

Jack is a charismatic larrikin who has just discovered the one thing he's really good at go-kart racing. With the support of his mentor, Patrick, an old race car driver with a secret past, and his best mates Colin and Mandy, Jack must learn to control...

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Just mercy.

DVD

A powerful and thought-provoking true story follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan had his pick of lucrative jobs. Instead, he heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned...

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Richard Jewell.

DVD

The world is first introduced to Richard Jewell as the security guard who reports finding the device at the 1996 Atlanta bombing, his report making him a hero whose swift actions save countless lives. But within days, the law enforcement wannabe becomes...

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Dolittle.

After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle, famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria's England, hides behind the walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. But when the young ...

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Bernie the dolphin 2.

DVD

The kids are thrilled that Bernie's come back! But so has their old enemy Winston, who's about to kidnap the talented dolphin. Can Kevin and Holly rescue their splashy friend before its too late?

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A beautiful day in the neighborhood.

DVD

Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.

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Seven stages to achieve eternal bliss by passing through the gateway chosen by the Holy Storsh.

DVD

A small-town couple finds the perfect apartment in the big city, except there's one catch: the apartment is home to the ritualistic suicides of a deranged cult.

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Dragonheart. Vengeance.

DVD

When a young man's family is killed by marauders, he seeks the help of a swashbuckling mercenary and a reclusive dragon in a quest for vengeance. The unlikely trio's adventurous journey brings revelations and rewards far beyond the original intent.

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Farmageddon

When an adorable alien called Lu-La with amazing powers crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun sees an opportunity for alien-powered fun and sets off on a mission to shepherd Lu-La home before a sinister organisation can capture her. Join Shaun and...

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Ashes in the snow.

DVD

An artistic sixteen-year-old is forcefully separated from her family by Soviet soldiers and sent to one of Stalin's work camps in Siberia. Despite suffering through cruel and harsh conditions, Lina finds refuge in the connections she makes with other...

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Teacher.

DVD

A high school English teacher goes to disturbing lengths to protect his favourite students from bullies.

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Birds of passage.

DVD

The origins of the Colombian drug trade, as seen through eyes of an indigenous Wayuu family that becomes involved in the booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s. When greed, passion and honor collide, a fratricidal war breaks...

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Working woman

DVD

Orna is the mother of three children whose husband is struggling to open a restaurant. To help support her family, Orna lands a job with a former army superior who is now a successful real estate developer. While Orna tries to balance work and her home...

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The assent.

DVD

A widower reluctantly seeks the help of a disgraced priest to save his son, whom he believes is possessed by the Devil.

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Bad boys for life.

DVD

Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.

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The gentlemen.

DVD

American ex-pat Mickey Pearson built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he's looking to cash out of the business forever, it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from...

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Dolittle.

DVD

After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle, famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria's England, hides behind the walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. But when the young ...

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Cats

DVD

Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper transforms Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-shattering stage musical into a breakthrough cinematic event. The film reimagines the musical for a new generation with spectacular production design, state-of-the-art technology,...

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Arctic justice

DVD

Swifty, the Arctic Fox, works in the mailroom of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service but dreams of one day becoming a Top Dog. To prove himself worthy of the Top Dog role, Swifty secretly commandeers one of the sleds and delivers a mysterious package to...

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Dragged across concrete

DVD

Once two overzealous cops get suspended from the force, they must delve into the criminal underworld to get their just due.

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Emu runner.

DVD

Emu Runner is a lyrical story about the impact a mother's death has on an Aboriginal family living in an isolated community, which is perched on an ancient river and surrounded by sprawling plains. The story is seen through the eyes of Gem, a spirite...

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Jumbo.

DVD

Spring has sprung, and it's time for the annual fair spelling bee contest! Along with his best pals, Jumbo trains overtime for the big event, because he knows it'll be tough to beat the town's genius student, Bert, who's never misspelled a word! However,...

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The Wild Goose Lake

DVD

Mid-level gang leader Zhou Zenong returns from prison to continue his work in the underworld. After a violent territorial disagreement and a botched assassination attempt, Zenong finds himself on the run with a hefty bounty on his head.

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Farmageddon

DVD

When an adorable alien called Lu-La with amazing powers crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun sees an opportunity for alien-powered fun and sets off on a mission to shepherd Lu-La home before a sinister organisation can capture her. Join Shaun and...

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1917.

DVD

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds o...

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Bombshell.

DVD

The provocative real story of three whip-smart, ambitious, strong women who anchored one of America's most powerful news networks -- becoming headlines themselves when they risked everything to stand up to the man who made them famous.

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Little women.

DVD

Writer-director Greta Gerwig has crafted a film that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott and unfolds as the author's alter ego, Jo March reflects back and forth on her fictional life. In Gerwig's take, the beloved story...

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Playmobil

DVD

When her little brother Charlie (Gabriel Bateman) disappears into the magical universe of Playmobil, Marla (Anya Taylor-Joy) must go on a quest of a lifetime to bring him home. As she journeys across stunning new worlds, Marla teams up with some unlikely...

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Black Christmas.

DVD

Hawthorne College is quieting down for the holidays. But as Riley Stone and her Mu Kappa Epsilon sisters prepare to deck the halls with a series of seasonal parties, a black-masked stalker begins killing sorority women one by one.

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Persuasion

DVD

Anne Elliot fell deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen. But with neither fortune nor rank to recommend him, Anne was persuaded to break off her engagement. Eight years later, Anne has lived to regret...

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Bed of roses.

DVD

Mary Stuart Masterson is Lisa Walker; a highly successful businesswoman with a mysterious and tragic childhood. Although lonely, Lisa is not looking for love or romance - in fact, she's terrified of it. That is, until the day she meets Lewis Farrell ...

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Playing with fire.

DVD

Chaos and hilarity ensure after an old-fashioned fire superintendent and his crew find themselves in over their heads while attempting to babysit the three lively and unpredictable young children they rescued from a burning house.

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Mosley.

DVD

Discover heroic MOSLEY and his family of four-legged “Thoriphants”, intelligent creatures with the ability to speak like humans but who have been cursed to live a life of servitude. In an attempt to free his family, MOSLEY must embark on a perilous journey...

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Spies in disguise.

Super spy Lance Sterling and scientist Walter Beckett are almost exact opposites. Lance is smooth, suave, and debonair. Walter is not. But when events take an unexpected turn, this unlikely duo is forced to team up for the ultimate mission that will require...

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Jumanji

DVD

With the gang spread across the country (and beyond) at college, Spencer is back to feeling out of place, even when he returns home over winter break. Desperate to escape his grandfather who is sharing his room, and to feel confident again, he attempts...

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Tell it to the bees.

DVD

A single mother Lydia, who is abandoned by her husband, meets the small village's Doctor Jean Markham who has recently returned to her hometown when Lydia's son Charlie is taken under the doctor after being bullied in school. When Lydia and Charlie a...

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Star Wars. The rise of Skywalker.

DVD

When it's discovered that the evil Emperor Palpatine did not die at the hands of Darth Vader, the rebels must race against the clock to find out his whereabouts. Finn and Poe lead the Resistance to put a stop to the First Order's plans to form a new ...

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The good liar.

DVD

Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.

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The way.

DVD

Tom goes to St. Jean Pied de Port, France, to collect the remains of his adult son, who was killed in the Pyrenees in a storm while walking the Camino de Santiago. Rather than return home, Tom decides to embark on the historical pilgrimage to honour his...

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Killerman.

DVD

When NYC money launderer Moe Diamond wakes up from a car crash, he's left with no memory, millions in stolen cash, and an insane crew of dirty cops hunting him down. With a stranger who says he's his best friend and a fiancée he doesn't remember, Moe...

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Beautifully broken.

DVD

A refugee's escape, a prisoner's promise, and a daughter's painful secret converge in this inspiring real life story of hope. As three fathers fight to save their families, their lives become intertwined in an unlikely journey across the globe, where...

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Standing up, falling down.

DVD

A comedy about the unlikely friendship that kindles between a struggling stand-up comedian from L.A., forced to move back home to Eastern Long Island with his tail between his legs, and a tragically flawed, but charming and charismatic, alcoholic...

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Promised.

DVD

This is a romantic drama that is certain to hit home. In Melbourne in 1953, five year old Robert (Daniel Berini) and newborn Angela (Antoniette Iesue) are promised in marriage by their fathers, Sal (Mercurio) and Joe.

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Judy & Punch.

DVD

In the anarchic town of Seaside, nowhere near the sea, puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show. The show is a hit due to Judy's superior puppeteering, but Punch's driving ambition and penchant for whisky lead to an ine...

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3The parts you lose.

DVD

Wesley, a young deaf boy, discovers an injured fugitive and secretly helps him recover. Wesley's bond with the man grows that ultimately tests his understanding of right and wrong as the police inch closer and closer.

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Good posture.

DVD

With her widower father currently living it up in Paris with a young, new girlfriend, Lilian has been placed into the care of family friends over in Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.). Under the roof of famed author, Julia Price, Lilian has no real motivation...

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Spies in disguise.

DVD

Super spy Lance Sterling and scientist Walter Beckett are almost exact opposites. Lance is smooth, suave, and debonair. Walter is not. But when events take an unexpected turn, this unlikely duo is forced to team up for the ultimate mission that will require...

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Official secrets.

DVD

The incredible true story of the spy who defied her government to stop a war. In 2003, British intelligence specialist Katharine Gun received a memo with a shocking directive: collect blackmail worthy information on UN council members to force the vote...

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Countdown.

DVD

When a nurse downloads an app that claims to predict the moment a person will die, it tells her she only has three days to live. With the clock ticking and a figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.

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Bellbird.

DVD

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

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The courier.

DVD

A vicious crime boss out to kill Nick, the lone witness set to testify against him. He hires a mysterious female motorcycle courier to unknowingly deliver a poison-gas bomb to slay Nick. But after she rescues Nick from certain death, the duo must confront...

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Replicas.

DVD

The very laws of science are called into question when William Foster, a neuroscientist, seeks to bring back his dead family members. A car accident takes everyone he loves from him, but the synthetic biologist decides to put all of his scientific knowledge...

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Knives out.

DVD

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

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The Addams family.

DVD

Members of the mysterious and spooky Addams family--Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Uncle Fester and Grandma--are readily preparing for a visit from their even creepier relatives. But trouble soon arises when shady TV personality Margaux Needler...

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Set fire to the stars.

DVD

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

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Ace Ventura pet detective.

DVD

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

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Ruben Brandt, collector.

DVD

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

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The dead don't die.

DVD

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

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Charlie's angels.

DVD

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

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Dilili in Paris.

DVD

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

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Rust Creek.

DVD

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

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Wonder woman. Bloodlines.

DVD

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

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The white crow.

DVD

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

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Cold blood legacy.

DVD

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

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Teen Titans go! vs Teen Titans.

DVD

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

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Burning.

DVD

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

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Fast & furious 7.

DVD

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

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