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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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Blue velvet.

DVD

After returning to his hometown of Lumberton, North Carolina, in order to visit his sick father, Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle MacLachlan) discovers a severed human ear in a vacant field. He befriends Sandy Williams (Laura Dern), the daughter of the detecti...

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Tea with Mussolini.

DVD

Florence 1934. A diverse group of cultured ladies meet for tea each afternoon: Lady Hester Random (Maggie Smith), widow of the British Ambassador to Italy, Arabella (Judi Dench), an artist and singer, Georgie (Lily Tomlin), the exuberant American arc...

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Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. Meet the Keystone Kops.

DVD

Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the studio payroll.

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Howards End.

DVD

The interwoven fates and misfortunes of three families and the diverging trajectories of two sisters' lives come to life in this saga of class relations and changing times an an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity.

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Bill & ted's excellent adventure.

DVD

The fate of the world rests on whether or not two dudes pass their history final. So naturally, a man shows up with a time-traveling telephone booth to give them a history lesson.

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Dance flick

DVD

Sweet, innocent Megan's ballet dreams are shattered when she is forced to attend an inner-city high school where she meets Thomas, a young hip-hop dancer from the wrong side of the tracks. With a new crew of friends, this suburban girl with no street...

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Cold mountain.

DVD

"Cold Mountain" tells the story of a wounded Confederate soldier named Inman (Jude Law) who struggles on a perilous journey to get back home to Cold Mountain, N.C. as well as to Ada (Nicole Kidman), the woman he left behind before going off to fight in...

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I used to go here

DVD

Following the launch of her new novel, 35-year-old writer Kate is invited to speak at her alma matter by her former professor. After accepting the invitation, Kate finds herself deeply enmeshed in the lives of a group of college students.

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It must be heaven.

DVD

Elia Suleiman (as himself) escapes from Palestine seeking an alternative homeland, only to find that Palestine is trailing behind him. The promise of a new life turns into a comedy of errors: however far he travels, from Paris to New York, something ...

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Darkness falls.

DVD

After the unexpected death of his wife, LAPD Detective Jeff Anderson (Shawn Ashmore from the X-Men films) is convinced that she was murdered. But with no witnesses, no clues and all evidence pointing to suicide, Jeff has no support for his theory. Ta...

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Come away.

DVD

In this imaginative origin story of two of the most beloved characters in literature, Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland, eight-year-old Alice, her mischievous brother Peter, and their brilliant older sibling David let their imaginations run wild one ...

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Blood and money.

DVD

Acting legend and Academy Award nominee Tom Berenger stars as a retired veteran who discovers a dead body and a bag full of cash, whilst hunting in the snowy outback of Northern Maine. Violence quickly escalates when a group of hardened criminals in search...

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Astro kid.

DVD

Following the destruction of their spaceship, ten-year-old Willy gets separated from his parents while traveling through the galaxy. As his rescue capsule lands on a wild and unexplored planet he befriends the friendly robot Buck and kooky alien Flas...

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Who you think I am.

DVD

Binoche plays Claire, a university lecturer and mother of two teenage boys, who is contending with the approach of middle age and remains stung by the betrayal of her ex-husband (Charles Berling), who is building a new life with another partner. Claire...

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Buffalo soldiers.

DVD

Crooked U.S. soldiers are stationed on an American Army base in West Germany during the waning days of the cold war. Special Fourth Class Elwood guards against the Soviets while on duty, and rips off the U.S. military while off duty. Elwood runs a pr...

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Lucy Shimmers and the prince of peace.

DVD

Second chances start when a hardened criminal crosses paths with a precocious little girl who is helped by an angel to change hearts during the holiday season.

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Radioactive.

DVD

From the 1870s to the modern era, Radioactive is a journey through Marie Curie's enduring legacies, her passionate relationships, scientific breakthroughs, and the consequences that followed for her and for the world.

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Tenet.

DVD

Armed with only one word and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real-time.

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Depraved.

DVD

Alex (Owen Campbell) leaves his girlfriend Lucy (Chloe Levine) after an emotional night, walking the streets alone to get home. From out of nowhere, he is stabbed in a frenzied attack, the life draining out of him. He awakes to find he is the brain in...

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Children of the sea

DVD

When Ruka was younger, she saw a ghost in the water at the aquarium where her dad works. Now she feels drawn toward the aquarium and the two mysterious boys she meets there, Umi and Sora. They were raised by dugongs and hear the same strange calls from...

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Bill & Ted face the music.

DVD

The stakes are higher than ever for the time-travelling exploits of William Bill S. Preston Esq. and Theodore Ted Logan. Yet to fulfil their rock and roll destiny, the now middle aged best friends set out on a new adventure when a visitor from the future...

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Anna Karenina.

DVD

"The story powerfully explores the capacity for love that surges through the human heart. As Anna questions her happiness and marriage, change comes to all around her"--Container.

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Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban.

DVD

In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry, Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts, where they are forced to face escaped prisoner, Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. Harry and his friends spend...

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Force of nature

DVD

The legendary Mel Gibson stars in this edge-of-your-seat action-thriller that explodes into action during a violent category 5 hurricane. As disgraced cop, Cardillo races to evacuate an apartment building, he comes across Dr. Troy, and her retired de...

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The bay of silence.

DVD

When Will (Claes Bang) discovers his wife Rosalind (Olga Kurylenko) and three children have suddenly disappeared, his perfect world begins to unravel. Setting out on a frantic search to recover his family, with the help of Rosalind's stepfather Milton...

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Rogue.

DVD

Megan Fox tackles a thrilling new role as a battle-hardened mercenary in this explosive action saga. As team leader Sam O'Hara, she leads a lively squad of soldiers on a daring mission to rescue a politician's kidnapped daughter from a desperate terr...

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Inheritance.

DVD

A patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family suddenly passes away, leaving his wife and daughter with a shocking secret inheritance that threatens to unravel and destroy their lives.

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Adam

DVD

In this inspirational true story, hardworking mortgage broker Adam Niskar seems to have it all: a successful career, a great family and friends. But his life changes forever when, feeling invincible after a big promotion (and a bit intoxicated), Adam...

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We'll end up together.

DVD

Writer/Director Guillaume Canet reunites the entire cast from his 2010 smash hit Little White Lies for this highly anticipated follow up. It's been years since middle-aged restaurateur Max (Francois Cluzet) has received his friends at his gorgeous summer...

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Apparition.

DVD

A group of millennials experimenting with a spiritually guided app successfully connect to the other-world and are ultimately guided to The Preston Castle. This ominous, historic site of murder and torture is connected to each of them in ways they'll...

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The New Mutants.

DVD

In this terrifying, action-fuelled film based on the Marvel comic series, five young people who demonstrate special powers are brought to a secret institution to undergo treatments they are told will cure them of the dangers of their powers. Invited by...

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Cinderella and the secret prince.

DVD

The most beloved princess of them all, Cinderella, returns in an all new adventure. No longer a damsel-in-distress, Cinderella attempts to save Prince Charming and his kingdom from the clutch of an evil witch, who has turned her one true love into a ...

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Inherit the viper.

DVD

For siblings Kip and Josie, dealing opioids isn't just their family business, it's their only means of survival. When a deal goes fatally wrong, Kip decides he wants out. But Kip's attempt to escape his family's legacy ignites a powder keg of violence...

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Below.

DVD

When dark-web con-artist Dougie (Ryan Corr) lands in the bloody deep end of a scam gone wrong, his gruff stepdad, Terry (Anthony LaPaglia), agrees to pay off his debts. In return, Dougie must take a job at the refugee detention centre where Terry works....

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Elf

DVD

Buddy (Will Farrell) is different from all of Santa's other elves. For one thing, he's 'cotton-headed ninny muggins' when it comes to making toys. For another, he 6'3". And the real clincher: he's human! So one special December, Buddy sets off on a h...

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Only

DVD

Will and Eva seem destined for a storybook life together, but their world is suddenly disrupted when Eva's roommate, Carolyn, bursts through the door and collapses. As ash falls from the sky, Will completes a chaotic trip to the hospital, realizing q...

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Military wives.

DVD

With their partners away serving in Afghanistan, a group of women on the home front form a choir and quickly find themselves at the center of a media sensation and global movement.

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This town.

DVD

Acquitted of a crime, Sean is a young man trying to rebuild his life. Pam, an ex-cop turned Petting Zoo and Adventure Park owner is convinced of his murderous tendencies and will do anything to prove his guilt. Five years on from the crime, Sean starts...

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Motherless Brooklyn.

DVD

In 1950s New York, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend.

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Escape from Pretoria.

DVD

South Africa, 1978. Tim Jenkin and Stephen Lee, two white political activists from the African National Congress imprisoned by the apartheid regime, put a plan in motion to escape from the infamous Pretoria Prison.

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3022.

DVD

Halfway through a ten-year mission, a group of astronauts becomes unstable, overcome by the isolation of deep space. While they prepare to return home, Earth is hit by a catastrophic event. The haunting emptiness of space becomes the least of their concerns...

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Resistance.

DVD

Before he was the world-famous mime Marcel Marceau, he was Marcel Mangel, an aspiring Jewish actor who joined the French Resistance to save the lives of thousands of children orphaned at the hands of the Nazis. A compelling drama about a group of unsung...

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Badland.

DVD

Detective Matthias Breecher is hired to track down the worst of the Confederate war criminals. As he roams the Old West seeking justice, his resolve is tested when he meets a determined pioneer woman who is far more than she seems.

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Radioflash.

DVD

Teenager Reese (Brighton Sharbino) has a love for virtual reality role playing and a knack for beating even the toughest survival games. But when a nuclear strike causes an electromagnetic pulse that cuts off all power, water, and communication to the...

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Shirley.

DVD

Renowned horror writer Shirley Jackson is on the precipice of writing her masterpiece when the arrival of newly-weds upends her meticulous routine and heightens tensions in her already tempestuous relationship with her philandering husband. The middl...

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The adventures of A.R.I.

DVD

After he accidentally reboots a friendly robot at his dad's tech job and brings it home, Noah discovers the robot's creators are urgently searching for it in order to reuse its circuitry for a dangerous weapon.

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Elf pets. A fox cub's Christmas tale.

DVD

In this musical adventure, set against the backdrop of the Northern Lights, Scout Elf Newsey Noel investigates the mystery of Santa's once-a-year flight.

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Spycies.

DVD

From the animators of 'Minions,' 'Despicable Me,' and 'The Secret Life Of Pets' comes the story of an unlikely team of secret agents -- a smooth talking cat, Vladimir, and eccentric rookie agent rat, Hector as they are thrown together to protect the world...

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Star wars. Episode III, Revenge of the Sith

DVD

Torn between loyalty to his mentor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the seductive powers of the Sith, Anakin Skywalker ultimately turns his back on the Jedi. This begins his complete journey to the dark side and his transformation into Darth Vader.

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Star wars. Episode II, Attack of the clones

DVD

Ten years after the events of Phantom menace, Senator Padme Amidala survives an assassination attempt. The Jedi Council send Obi-Wan Kenobi and Annikin Skywalker to protect her. After tracking the assassin, Obi-Wan is sent to Kamino to continue inves...

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Star wars. Episode I, The phantom menace

DVD

"As imminent conflict brews between the powerful Trade Federation and the peaceful planet of Naboo, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi travel to Naboo to warn the Queen of the galactic fallout which is to follow. Eventually, Naboo...

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Highlander.

DVD

Conner Macleod is a Scot who should have died in 1536. But he belongs to a rare race of immortals that can only be killed when beheaded with a sword. Their destiny is to duel through history until the Gathering, when the remaining few will battle for...

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Paddington & Paddington 2

DVD

Paddington: Paddington has grown up deep in the Peruvian jungle with his Aunt Lucy who, inspired by a chance encounter with an English explorer, has raised her nephew to dream of an exciting life in London. When an earthquake destroys their home, Aunt...

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Black and blue.

DVD

A rookie cop inadvertently captures the murder of a young drug dealer on her body cam. After realising that the murder was committed by corrupt cops, she teams up with the one person from her community who is willing to help her as she tries to escape...

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Where'd you go, Bernadette.

DVD

A loving mum becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Her leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery.

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The adventures of Jurassic pet. Chapter 1.

DVD

A thrilling family adventure that begins as teenager Chris finds an ancient egg in a curio shop and decides to hatch it. When an adorable baby T. rex pops out Chris names him Albert. But after Albert runs wild in a grocery store, he's captured by the...

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Upside-down magic

DVD

13-year-old Nory Boxwood Horace discovers she can flux into animals, and her best friend Reina Carvajal can manipulate flames. Together, they enter the Sage Academy for Magical Studies. Reina's expert ability to harness the power of fire lands her at...

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Mulan.

DVD

A live-action feature film based on Disney's 'Mulan.' When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Chinese Army to defend the country from Huns, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honoured warrior, steps...

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Greed.

DVD

British billionaire Sir Richard McCreadie's retail empire is in crisis. For 30 years he has ruled the world of retail fashion, bringing the high street to the catwalk and the catwalk to the high street. But after a damaging public inquiry, his image ...

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The iron mask.

DVD

In the 18th century, Russia's Tsar Peter is confined to an iron mask and is locked away inside the Tower of London. His cellmate is a master wizard, and they come up with a plan to escape from beefy warden James Cook - but only Peter gets away, with the...

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PAW patrol. Jet to the rescue.

DVD

Get ready to zoom back to Barkingburg with the pups in this all-new TV Movie! When the scheming Duke of Flappington steals a powerful levitation gem from the royal castle, it's up to the PAW Patrol to jet to the rescue before the town is lost forever!...

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Boonie bears. Blast into the past.

DVD

The Boonie Bears and their friend Vick find themselves stuck in the ancient past surrounded by gigantic animals who all seem to have one thing in mind-Lunch! When our heroes get separated, Briar Bear meets up with a young wolf who is intent on becoming...

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100% wolf.

DVD

The story of 100% Wolf centers on Freddy Lupin, heir to the leadership of a proud family line of werewolves. Positive he'll become the most fearsome werewolf ever, Freddy is in for a shock when on his 14th birthday his first warfing goes awry, turning...

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The high note.

DVD

Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross), a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights, and Maggie (Dakota Johnson), her overworked personal assistant. While stuck runn...

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Mortal.

DVD

In this spellbinding thriller, a sleepy Norwegian town erupts after an American backpacker is arrested. Witnesses claim a teen died after touching the stranger, and that he inexplicably started a fire that engulfed a farm. He warns a psychologist, Ch...

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Monos.

DVD

On a remote mountaintop in Latin America a rebel group of teenage commandos, belonging to a group called 'the Organisation', perform military training exercises and guard an American hostage. They live tranquil lives in relative peace. But when their...

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The wolf hour.

DVD

June was once a known counter-culture figure, but that was a decade ago. She now lives alone in her South Bronx apartment, having all but cut herself off from the outside world. It's the notorious "Summer of Sam" and June only has to look out of her window...

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Alive.

DVD

A severely injured man and woman wake as prisoners in an abandoned sanatorium. They have no memory of who they are or how they got there, but soon discover that a sadistic caretaker (Angus MacFadyen) holds the key to their freedom...and the horrific answers...

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Alien addiction.

DVD

Alien addiction follows Riko, who lives in a small town in the middle of nowhere (Waikato, New Zealand). Life was pretty normal until two aliens crash landed near Riko's house. He welcomes the aliens and together they develop an intergalactic relationship...

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Hearts and bones.

DVD

War photographer, Daniel Fisher has returned home to the news of his partner's pregnancy. Determined not let fatherhood alter his way of life, he begins preparations for an upcoming exhibition and his next overseas assignment. However, as the birth of...

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The assistant.

DVD

One day in the life of Jane, a recent college graduate and aspiring film producer, who has recently landed her dream job as a junior assistant to a powerful entertainment mogul. As Jane follows her daily routine, she, and viewers, grow increasingly aware...

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Wendy.

DVD

Set on a mysterious island where ageing and time have come unglued, Benh's humanistic, naturalistic and mythological re-imagining of Peter Pan tells the tale of two children from different worlds fighting to maintain their grip on freedom and joy as ...

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The Great War

DVD

During the final days of World War I, a regiment of daring African-American "Buffalo Soldiers" is trapped deep behind enemy lines. After one of these soldiers manages to escape, he is ordered to join a select team of white troops, led by a battle-sca...

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Isn't it romantic.

DVD

New York City architect Natalie works hard to get noticed at her job but is more likely to be asked to deliver coffee and bagels than to design the city's next skyscraper. And if things weren't bad enough, Natalie, a lifelong cynic when it comes to love,...

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Amazing aliens.

DVD

Young space explorers Nick, Taffy, and their talking spaceship, Clank, are called away from their relaxing intergalactic recon mission to find and apprehend a dangerous criminal fugitive. Enlisting a coterie of helpful allies, including old friends the...

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The king of Staten Island.

DVD

Scott has been a case of arrested development ever since his firefighter father died when he was seven. He's now reached his mid-20s having achieved little, living with his mother, spending his days smoking weed, hanging with the guys, and secretly hooking...

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StarDog and TurboCat.

DVD

Launched into space by his scientist owner in 1969, loyal dog Buddy crash lands in the present-day in a small town where pets are ruthlessly rounded up by animal-hating cop Peck. Desperate to be reunited with his owner, Buddy recruits genius millionaire...

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Code Geass. Lelouch of the re;surrection.

DVD

It is the second year of the Kowa Period. The world has unified around the reorganise United Federation of Nations and has enjoyed days of continuing peace. But now, that peace suddenly comes to an end. Suzaku, while travelling as the masked man "Zer...

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Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 2.

DVD

Chronicling the continuing adventures of Seabrook High students Addison and Zed, whose budding romance is threatened by the arrival of werewolves.

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Avenger dogs.

DVD

When the universe's highest-flying dogs warp into outer space, Skyfetcher and Spaceslobber get a call from canine headquarters! It seems an unknown force is attacking unsuspecting planets, and it's up to them to root out the source.

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The wishmas tree.

DVD

A young possum's misguided wish for a white Wishmas not only freezes her entire hometown of Sanctuary City, but also threatens the lives of all who live there. Before the magical Wishmas Tree dies, she must undertake a perilous journey into the wild to...

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Waiting for the barbarians

DVD

The Magistrate of an isolated frontier settlement on the border of an unnamed empire, looks forward to an easy retirement, until the arrival of Colonel Joll. His task is to report on the activities of the 'barbarians' and on the security situation on...

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Grease ;

DVD

Grease: The classic tale of good girl Sandy and bad boy Danny gets tuned up with new special features.

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The secret

DVD

Miranda Wells is a hard-working young widow struggling to raise three children on her own. A powerful storm brings a devastating challenge and a mysterious man, Bray Johnson, into her life. In just a few short days, Bray's presence re-ignites the fam...

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Follow me.

DVD

A social media personality travels with his friends to Moscow to capture new content for his successful VLOG. Always pushing the limits and catering to a growing audience, they enter a cold world of mystery, excess, and danger. When the lines between...

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El camino

DVD

Fugitive Jesse Pinkman attempts to outrun his past.

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Above suspicion.

DVD

Based on the chilling true story of a newly married FBI poster boy assigned to an Appalachian mountain town in Kentucky. There, he is drawn into an illicit affair with an impoverished local woman who becomes his star informant. She sees in him her means...

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Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone.

DVD

In this enchanting film adaptation of J. K. Rowling's delightful bestseller, Harry Potter learns on his 11th birthday that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses magical powers of his own. At Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wi...

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Barbie pets pack

DVD

Barbie & her three sisters in a pony tale: At a fun-filled riding academy in the Alps, Barbie and her sisters go on the vacation of a lifetime and Barbie finds the horse of her dreams

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Stage mother.

DVD

"When conservative, Texas church choir director Maybelline inherits her recently deceased son's drag club, she surprises her closed-minded husband and everyone else she knows by moving alone to San Francisco to save the club from bankruptcy. In this ...

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Happy Halloween Scooby-Doo!

DVD

It's a well-known fact that Halloween is Scooby's and Shaggy's favourite holiday. But this year, their sweet holiday turns sour when the Spookiest monster they've ever met starts knocking on doors and scaring everybody out of town! Now it's up to Scooby...

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The personal history of David Copperfield.

DVD

The personal history of David Copperfield re-imagines Charles Dickens' classic ode to grit and perseverance through the comedic lens of its award-winning filmmakers-- giving the Dickensian tale new life for a cosmopolitan age with a diverse ensemble cast...

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Little pink house.

DVD

Susette Kelo, a small-town paramedic, develops as the hesitant leader of her working-class neighbours in their fight to save their homes from political and corporate entities intent on taking the land and handing it over to Pfizer Corporation. Her battle...

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Sweetheart.

DVD

Jenn finds himself completely alone on a small tropical island when her boat goes down. By day, every ounce of her strength, cunning, and courage is strained simply to find food, outlast the elements, and survive. But as the sun sets, Jenn's waking n...

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A hidden life.

DVD

Based on real events, this is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love...

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Vita & Virginia.

DVD

The fascinating true story about the love affair between socialite and popular author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf.

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Morning show mysteries. Collection two.

DVD

Billie Blessings has gone from beloved chef, restaurant owner and morning show segment host to super sleuth, delving into murder and mysteries to uncover the guilty party. Collection 2 features two more thrilling feature length episodes. DEATH BY DESIGN:...

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The Kid.

DVD

Although we pass by people constantly during our everyday lives, some interactions make a much bigger impression than others. For one young man, a run-in with outlaw Billy the Kid will end up defining the rest of his life. Of course, it's not a normal...

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Love Sarah.

DVD

Determined to fulfil her late mother's dream of opening a bakery in charming Notting Hill, 19-year-old Clarissa enlists the help of her mother's best friend Isabella and her eccentric estranged grandmother Mimi. These three generations of women will need...

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Red shoes and the seven dwarfs.

DVD

This fairy tale spoof starts as Snow White steals a pair of red shoes that transform her into a princess. Meanwhile, a witch's curse turns seven brave princes into dwarfs, forcing them to seek out the princess, hoping for a kiss to break the spell.

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