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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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The tracker.

DVD

Set in the Australian outback in 1922, this film tells the story of The Fanatic, the Follower and the Philosopher- three white men who use an indigenous Tracker to pursue a Fugitive. Through massacre and murder the hunt continues, until clear-cut notions...

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Rodin.

DVD

Paris 1880, Auguste Rodin, aged 40, finally receives his first state commission. He creates The Gates of Hell, composed of figurines some of which will become his most famous works: The Kiss and The Thinker. He shares his life with Rose, his lifelong...

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Love by the book.

DVD

New romantic comedy starring Leah Renee (Interstate 60), Kristopher Turner (Saving Hope), Stefanie Powers (Hart to Hart) and John Schneider (Smallville). Self-confessed romantic Emma runs a boutique bookstore and it is her pride and joy. She's excited...

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8MM.

DVD

Tom Welles is a family man with a modest home based private investigation business living a simple life in Pennsylvania, until a reel of crudely shot eight millimeter film sends him down a gritty and frightening path into society's darkest corners.

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Crooked house.

DVD

In this classic Agatha Christie detective story, former diplomat Charles Hayward has returned from Cairo to London to become a private detective. When Aristide Leonides, a wealthy and ruthless tycoon, is poisoned in his own bed, Detective Hayward is invited...

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Garage sale mystery. Collection two.

DVD

Jennifer Shannon has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches. But her keen eye for finding valuables also gets her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the...

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Winchester.

DVD

Eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.

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Winchester.

Blu-ray

Eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.

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Fat Tony & co.

DVD

The series Fat Tony & Co. is based on the compelling true story of one of Australia's most notorious criminals, Tony Mokbel. Mokbel survived the gangland wars to become arguably Australia's richest criminal. In March 2006, while on trial for drugs ch...

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Naruto Shippuden

Blu-ray

Demons that once almost destroyed the world, are revived by someone. To prevent the world from being destroyed, the demon has to be sealed and the only one who can do it is the shrine maiden Shion from the country of demons, who has two powers; one is...

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

DVD

Famed archaeologist and adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. is called back into action, when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.

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South Pacific.

DVD

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Academy Award-winning 'South Pacific' is a towering musical masterpiece and the tender love story of a naive young Navy nurse (Mitzi Gaynor) and an older French plantation owner (Rossano Brazzi) on a U.S. - occupied South Sea ...

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I feel pretty.

DVD

A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed?

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Breath.

DVD

Set in mid-70s coastal Australia. Two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.

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The BBQ.

DVD

Laid-back suburban everyman Darren "Dazza" Cook loves to entertain his friends and neighbours with his weekly backyard barbecues, utilising the ancient rum-barrel barbecue that family legend prescribes as having come from Captain James Cook's Endeavo...

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Barbershop. The next cut.

DVD

It's been more than ten years since our last appointment at Calvin's Barbershop. Calvin and his longtime crew are still there, but the shop has undergone some major changes. Most noticeably, our once male-dominated sanctuary is now co-ed. The ladies ...

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The death of Stalin.

DVD

When the tyrannical ruler Stalin dies, his hapless inner circle scrambles to come up with the next evolution of the revolution, but it's clear everyone is really out for themselves. Proof that comedy, like politics, is all in the execution.

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The horror network.

DVD

Serial killers, ghostly phone calls, inner demons, otherworld monsters and creepy stalkers collide in this frightening anthology. Five of horror's most promising new directing talents join forces to pay homage to classic horror like Creepshow, Tales From...

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The teacher.

DVD

The early 1980s, Czechoslovakia. At the start of a new term at a suburban high school, a seemingly empathetic and kind new teacher, the middle-aged Maria Drazdchová greets her class. She asks them to introduce themselves and share what their parents do...

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Jurassic Park

DVD

Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dino' blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber. Originally issued in 1993.

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Left behind.

DVD

After millions of people around the globe mysteriously disappear, veteran pilot Ray Steele must fight to protect the passengers that remain on his flight. Trapped at 30,000 feet, he must find a way to safely land the damaged plane, and comprehend the...

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The avengers.

DVD

Marvel presents Marvel's The Avengers, the Super Hero team-up of a lifetime. Iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor and Caption America assemble for the first time ever in this new action-packed Marvel saga, starring Robert Downey...

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For your eyes only.

DVD

"After a spy trawler is accidentally sunk off the coast of Albania, the world's superpowers begin a feverish search for its valuable lost cargo. The powerful ATAC system gives unlimited control over Polaris nuclear submarines. As James Bond joins the...

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Sami blood.

DVD

Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sámi girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930's and race biology examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life, she has to become someone else and break all ties...

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The humanity bureau.

DVD

Set in the near future where climate change has wreaked havoc in parts of the American Midwest, a government agency exiles members of society deemed unproductive to a colony known as New Eden. An ambitious and impartial caseworker, Noah Kross investigates...

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Damascus cover.

DVD

Ari Ben-Zion, haunted by the death of his son, is assigned by the Mossad to smuggle a chemical weapons scientist out of Syria. Within days his mission goes wrong. To survive Ari reaches out to a deep cover agent code named, The Angel. He soon discovers...

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The burning plain.

DVD

Sylvia is a beautiful restaurant manager whose cool, professional demeanor masks the sexually charged storm within. When a stranger from Mexico confronts her with her mysterious past, Sylvia is launched into a journey through space and time that inex...

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She's the man.

DVD

When teenage girl, Viola, discovers that her soccer team has been cut from her school, she disguises herself as her twin brother and takes his place at his new boarding school for two weeks. Comedy ensues when she falls in love with her new roommate,...

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I kill giants.

DVD

Barbara Thorson (Madison Wolfe, The Conjuring 2) is a teenage girl who chooses to escape the realities of school and a drab family life by retreating into her magical world of Titans and Giants. With the help of her new friend Sophia (Sydney Wade) and...

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Tron

DVD

A hacker is transported into a computer where he must fight for his life against the Master Control system. The hacker teams up with a bookkeeping program and his girlfriend to try to replace Master Control with Tron.

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Early man.

Blu-ray

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, this tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

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I am not a witch.

DVD

Following a banal incident in her local village, 8-year old girl Shula is accused of witchcraft. After a short trial she is found guilty, taken into state custody and exiled to a witch camp in the middle of a desert. At the camp she takes part in an ...

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Walking out.

DVD

An urban teenager journeys to Montana to hunt big game with his estranged father. Father and son struggle to connect, until a brutal encounter in the heart of the wilderness changes everything.

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Going for gold.

DVD

Seventeen-year-old Emma Wilson (Kelli Berglund) moves from the USA to Australia with her Air Force officer father. At her new high school, she befriends Hannah Thompson (Emily Morris) and together they join forces to form a competitive cheer-leading ...

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Paul, apostle of Christ.

DVD

Paul, who goes from the most infamous persecutor of Christians to Christ's most influential apostle, is spending his last days in a dark and bleak prison cell awaiting execution by Emperor Nero. Luke, his friend and physician, risks his life when he ...

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Rampage. President down.

DVD

Bill Williamson is back, alive and well and doing a reconnaissance mission around D.C. He wants to cause a major population disruption within the USA which result in devastating consequences reverberating throughout the world. His new mission this time...

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Dudes & dragons.

DVD

A powerful wizard vows to rid the land of love through his fire-breathing dragon. But a brave warrior, seeking to break the curse, and his wise cracking brother go on a quest to defeat the wizard and his terrible beast.

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Blockers.

DVD

When three parents discover their daughters' pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.

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A quiet place.

DVD

A family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival.

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Troy

DVD

In this re-telling of Iliad, set in 1174 B.C. after ten years of fighting in the Trojan War, the Greek warrior Odysseus decides to travel for home, but instead finds a string of mis-adventures over the sea and land as he, along with a captive Trojan ...

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Isle of dogs.

DVD

When all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast Trash Island, 12-year-old Atari Kobayashi embarks on an epic journey in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots.

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Rampage.

DVD

Primatologist Davis shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. When a greed-fueled corporation's genetic experiment goes awry, George and other animals across the country...

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Ice cold in Alex.

DVD

Set in 1942 Libyan war zone, A British ambulance officer escapes the siege in Tobruk and tries desperately to get his passengers to safety in Alexandria, where he dreams he will have the luxury of an "ice-cold" glass of beer. Despite saving the passengers...

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The yellow birds.

DVD

Against the explosive backdrop of the Iraq War, young soldiers Brandon Bartle and Daniel Murphy forge a deep bond of friendship. When tragedy strikes the platoon, one soldier must return home to face the hard truth behind the incident, and help a gri...

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Midnight sun.

DVD

A seventeen year old girl suffers from a condition that prevents her from being out in the sunlight.

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Happy end.

DVD

A biting satire on bourgeois family values set in Calais with the European refugee crisis as the backdrop.

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Dream house.

DVD

Will Atenton quit a high-profile job in Manhattan to relocate his wife, Libby, and their two daughters to a quaint New England town. But as they settle into their new life, they discover their perfect home was once the murder scene of a mother and he...

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Stuart Little ;

DVD

Stuart Little - Based on the classic children's book by E.B. White, Stuart Little is a mouse like no other. When the Littles decide to adopt outside their own species, they learn a few big lessons: housework must be done delicately, their cat Snowbell...

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Sherlock Gnomes.

DVD

Garden gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.

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Mary and the witch's flower.

DVD

A strange flower grants a young girl magical powers, which leads to the adventure of a lifetime.

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Bullets for the dead.

DVD

Escorting fiery, young outlaw Annie Blake and her gang of bank-robbers to the sheriff in Blood Gulch, Bounty Hunter Dalton discovers the remains of a horrific massacre and rescues its sole survivor, a preacher. Before long the group are fighting for ...

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Antibirth.

DVD

Hard-drinking, pill-popping, bong-ripping Lou (Lyonne) and her best friend, Sadie (Sevigny), spend their days adrift in a druggy haze. But one wild night out becomes a bad trip that never ends when Lou wakes up with symptoms of an unexplained, highly...

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Independents' day.

DVD

In the aftermath of an extraterrestrial invasion that wreaks havoc across the United States, a newly sworn-in president (Fay Gauthier) must lead a maverick band of commandos to fight back against the alien intruders' plan to relocate the human race to...

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In the name of Ben-Hur.

DVD

A young gladiator enslaved in the Roman arena in 171 A.D. escapes by chariot towards the freedom of Hadrian Wall. Fighting centurions and mercenaries along the way, he becomes a folk hero for all those struggling to fight Roman oppression.

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EZO1

DVD

In a post-apocalyptic world, war is raging once more; the last of humankind are hunted by a giant monster, attacked by an army of zombies and ancient machines of war; the only way out is to fight.

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Amstardam.

DVD

This is an adventure and a comedy with a fairytale twist. Jack arrives to Amsterdam to find his father and, through a momentary magical encounter, finds the secret weapon that could turn around his fathers ailing marijuana coffee shop.

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The hallow.

DVD

When a London-based conservationist is sent to Ireland to survey an area of ancient forest believed by the superstitious locals to be hallowed ground, he unwittingly disturbs a horde of terrifying beings and must fight to protect his family.

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Hellions.

DVD

A teenager's Halloween night turns into a terrifying fight to survive when trick-or-treaters from Hell show up at her doorstep. After getting the unwelcome news that she's pregnant, seventeen-year-old Dora just wants to stay in on Halloween. But then...

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Wildlike.

DVD

In this thrilling coming-of-age adventure, a troubled teen must face the dangers of the Alaskan wild, as well as her own past, in order to find her way home. Sent to stay with her uncle in Alaska while her mother is in treatment, fourteen-year-old Mackenzie...

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The last survivors.

DVD

Seventeen-year-old Kendal can barely recall when the Oregon valley was still lush. It's been a decade since the last rainfall, and society at large has dried up and blown away. Kendal and the few others that remain barely scrape by while dreaming of ...

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Elvis lives!

DVD

Elvis, bored and past his prime, is delighted at the opportunity to work as a secret agent for the FBI. But when he gets in too deep with the mob and his daughter and father are threatened, he fakes his own death. Elvis begins a new life in Michigan,...

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The night watchmen.

DVD

Three inept night watchmen, aided by a young rookie and a fearless tabloid journalist, fight an epic battle to save their lives. A mistaken warehouse delivery unleashes a horde of hungry vampires, and these unlikely heroes must not only save themselves...

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The windmill massacre.

DVD

Jennifer is an Australian girl on the run from her past, who washes up in Amsterdam. In a desperate attempt to stay one step ahead of the authorities, she joins a coach-load of tourists embarking on a tour of Holland's world famous windmills. When the...

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Amnesiac.

DVD

Tells the story of a man who wakes up in bed after an accident, suffering from memory loss. He begins to suspect that his wife may not be his real wife and soon finds himself a prisoner in the house.

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A fistful of dollars.

DVD

Clint Eastwood continues his trademark role as the legendary Man With No Name in this second instalment of the famous Sergio Leone trilogy. Scripted by Luciano Vincenzoni and featuring Ennio Morricone's haunting music score, For A Few Dollars More is...

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The endless.

DVD

This mind-bending thriller follows two brothers who receive a cryptic video message inspiring them to revisit the UFO death cult they escaped a decade earlier. Hoping to find the closure that they couldn't as young men, they're forced to reconsider the...

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Random encounters.

DVD

What seems to be a chance encounter one day at a coffee shop leads to a full-fledged romance, but the couple must fight for their relationship to survive the craziness that is show business.

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The highway rat.

DVD

A half hour family animated film based on the much-loved childrens book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. THE HIGHWAY RAT tells the swashbuckling tale of a greedy rat who craves buns and biscuits, but comes to a sticky end....

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Sister Act ;

DVD

Sister Act Now relive all the fun, laughter and irresistable music of the unforgettable hit comedy SISTER ACT! Academy-Award winner Whoopi Goldberg (Ghost) stars as a sassy lounge singer forced to hide out from the mob in the last place they'd expect...

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American pastoral.

DVD

Seymour 'Swede' Levov, a once-legendary high school athlete, is a successful businessman married to an ex-beauty queen, Dawn. When Swede and Dawn's daughter disappears after being accused of a violent crime, Swede's perfect life is broken forever and...

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L'eclisse.

DVD

L'Eclisse was the final film in Antonioni's informal trilogy of the modern malaise (following L'Avventura and La Notte), a series of films that redefined the concept of narrative cinema. Filmed in sumptuous black and white and full of scenes of lush,...

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A wrinkle in time.

DVD

Although he has been missing for several years and the entire town thinks her father has abandoned her family, Meg steadfastly believes the best and protects her younger brother, Charles Wallace, from the brunt of the rumors and taunting. It is he, h...

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A wrinkle in time.

Blu-ray

Although he has been missing for several years and the entire town thinks her father has abandoned her family, Meg steadfastly believes the best and protects her younger brother, Charles Wallace, from the brunt of the rumors and taunting. It is he, h...

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Love, Simon.

DVD

Everyone deserves a great love story, but for seventeen year old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online....

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Early man.

DVD

Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, this tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

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Singularity.

DVD

In 2020, a super-computer attacks mankind. Sixty years later, a teenage boy, lost in a world run by machines, meets a female survivor searching for the last human stronghold.

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Pacific Rim. Uprising.

DVD

Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and fifteen-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat.

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Film stars don't die in Liverpool.

DVD

On September 29, 1981, Peter Turner received a phone call that would change his life. His former lover, Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame, had collapsed in a Lancaster hotel and was refusing medical attention. He took her into his chaotic and eccentric...

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Ready player one.

DVD

When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

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Woody Woodpecker.

DVD

Woody Woodpecker is back with his signature laugh, wacky antics and wisecracks in his first ever live-action/animated film. Woody must protect his forest home from Lance Walters, who starts building his dream mansion in the forest with his son, Tommy,...

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Riot.

DVD

In 1978, when the push to decriminalise homosexuality has stalled, a group of activists decide they must make one final attempt to celebrate who they are. Led by former union boss, Lance Gowland, they get a police permit and spread the word. On a fre...

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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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Call me by your name.

DVD

In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year-old Elio begins a relationship with the visiting Oliver, his father's research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape.

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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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Oldboy.

DVD

Kidnapped and kept in solitary confinement for 20 years, Joe Doucett has suddenly been set free without a word of explanation. Obsessed with finding those who imprisoned him, Doucett wreaks havoc upon his captors, unaware his freedom is part of a plan...

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Star trek. Insurrection.

DVD

Captain Picard must weigh orders from Starfleet command against the Prime Directive, with the fate of a paradise like world at stake.

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Smokin' aces.

DVD

An FBI agent hunts for Las Vegas stand up comedian and illusionist Buddy 'Aces' Israel. Aces has decided to squeal on the mob but, before he heads off for protective custody, decides to go to the casinos at Lake Tahoe for one last good time, drawing a...

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