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Movie: Solaris ( 1972 )
A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane.
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Movie: The Best Years of Our Lives ( 1947 )
Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
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Movie: Long Live the Lady! ( 1987 )
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Movie: The Legend of the Holy Drinker ( 1988 )
An alcoholic homeless man is given two hundred francs by a stranger, who requests that when he can he will return the money to Saint Therese in the cathedral.
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Movie: La Cage aux Folles ( 1978 )
Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try to conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the drag club downstairs when the fiancée and her parents come for dinner.
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Movie: The Man from Earth ( 2007 )
An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.
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Movie: The Man in the Glass Booth ( 1975 )
Mossad agents kidnap an American Jewish man, accuse him of being a fugitive Nazi war criminal and take him to Jerusalem to face trial for genocide.
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Movie: The Man from Elysian Fields ( 2002 )
A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
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Movie: Birds of Prey ( 1973 )
A former fighter pilot now working as a radio station traffic reporter witnesses a bank robbery. He chases down the bank robbers and a hostage in his helicopter.
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Movie: His Girl Friday ( 1940 )
A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
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Movie: Rio Bravo ( 1959 )
A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a disabled man, a drunk, and a young gunfighter in his efforts to hold in jail the brother of the local bad guy.
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Movie: Duck Soup ( 1933 )
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.
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Movie: The Day the Earth Stood Still ( 1951 )
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.
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Movie: The Bank Dick ( 1940 )
Henpecked Egbert Sousé has comic adventures as a substitute film director and unlikely bank guard.
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Movie: In the Mood for Love ( 2001 )
Set in Hong Kong, 1962, Chow Mo-Wan is a newspaper editor who moves into a new building with his wife. At the same time, Su Li-zhen, a beautiful secretary and her executive husband also move in to the crowded building. With their spouses often away, Chow and Li-zhen spend most of their time together as friends. They have everything in common from noodle shops to martial arts. Soon, they are shocked to discover that their spouses are having an affair. Hurt and angry, they find comfort in their growing friendship even as they resolve not to be like their unfaithful mates.
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Movie: The Man Who Saved the World ( 2015 )
Retired Soviet Lt. Col. Stanislav Petrov, who saved the world from WW3, talks about his life as retiree and shares his opinions on the Cold War with actor Kevin Costner in this melancholic mixture of documentary and reenacted footage.
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Movie: The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi ( 2003 )
Blind Zatoichi makes his living by gambling and giving massages. But behind his humble facade, Zatoichi is a master swordsman, gifted with lightning-fast draw and strokes of breathtaking precision. Zatoichi wanders into a town run by sinister gangs and a powerful samurai. He's destined for violent showdowns when he stumbles on two beautiful geishas avenging their parents' murder... Duels, wit and a touch of zen! Cult anti-hero Zatoichi is back in a sword-fighting adventure written, directed and starring Takeshi Kitano.
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Movie: Like Father, Like Son ( 2013 )
Ryota is a successful workaholic businessman. When he learns that his biological son was switched with another boy after birth, he faces the difficult decision to choose his true son or the boy he and his wife have raised as their own.
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Movie: Lilies of the Field ( 1963 )
A travelling handyman becomes the answer to the prayers of nuns who wish to build a chapel in the desert.
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Movie: Intruder in the Dust ( 1950 )
Rural Mississippi in the 1940s: Lucas Beauchamp, a local black man with a reputation of not kowtowing to whites, is found standing over the body of a dead white man, holding a pistol that has recently been fired. Quickly arrested for murder and jailed, Beauchamp insists he's innocent and asks the town's most prominent lawyer, Gavin Stevens, to defend him, but Stevens refuses. When a local boy whom Beauchamp has helped in the past and who believes him to be innocent hears talk of a mob taking Beauchamp out of jail and lynching him, he pleads with Stevens to defend Beauchamp at trial and prove his innocence.
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TV Show: Lilyhammer ( 2012 )
Lilyhammer follows New York mobster Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano as he enters the federal witness protection program after ratting on his boss. A sports fan, Frank wants to make his new life in Lillehammer, the Norwegian town that hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics - or as he calls it "Lilyhammer." Frank has visions of a paradise of "clean air, fresh white snow and gorgeous broads" far away from the temptations of the Big Apple and from mob hit men. Reality, of course, turns out to be spectacularly different.
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TV Show: Rising Damp ( 1974 )
Popular sitcom set in a seedy bedsit lorded over by the mean, vain, boastful, cowardly landlord Rigsby. In each episode, his conceits are debunked by his long suffering tenants.
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Movie: Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom ( 1976 )
In World War II Italy, four fascist libertines round up nine adolescent boys and girls and subject them to one hundred and twenty days of physical, mental and sexual torture.
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Movie: The Bitter Tea of General Yen ( 1933 )
A Chinese warlord and an engaged Christian missionary fall in love.
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Movie: The Manchurian Candidate ( 1962 )
An American POW in the Korean War is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.
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Movie: Attack ( 1956 )
In 1944, an American Infantry company sets up an artillery observation post, but tensions between Captain Cooney and Lieutenant Costa run high.
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Movie: Cross of Iron ( 1977 )
A German commander places a squad in extreme danger after its Sergeant refuses to lie for him.
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Movie: Cyrano de Bergerac ( 1990 )
Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.
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Movie: Gun Crazy ( 1950 )
A well meaning crack shot husband is pressured by his beautiful marksman wife to go on an interstate robbery spree, where he finds out just how depraved and deadly she really is.
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Movie: Hell Drivers ( 1957 )
Ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss' rackets.
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Movie: Malena ( 2001 )
Malèna is about the peril of a beauty through the eyes of a 12 year old kid named Renato. He experiences three things on the same day, beginning of war, getting a bike and sees the arrival of Malèna in town. Through his eyes, we see the curse of beauty and loneliness of Malena, whose husband is presumed to be dead, and through his soul we see his love for her.
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TV Show: The Prisoner ( 1967 )
A British secret agent retires from his position... and is whisked away to a mysterious Village where people who know too much but can't be killed are kept for the security of the State. Which State? No one knows. The unnamed agent, dubbed "Number Six" since everyone in the Village, is only known by a number, defies the Village authorities and alternates between trying to escape and undermining his captors.
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Movie: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb ( 1964 )
An unhinged American general orders a bombing attack on the Soviet Union, triggering a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
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Movie: 2001: A Space Odyssey ( 1970 )
After uncovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, a spacecraft is sent to Jupiter to find its origins - a spacecraft manned by two men and the supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.
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Movie: Paths of Glory ( 1957 )
After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.
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Movie: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg ( 1964 )
A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision.
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Movie: Witchfinder General ( 1968 )
England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men to gain local power by exploiting village superstitions. One of these men is Matthew Hopkins, who tours the land offering his services as a persecutor of witches. Aided by his sadistic accomplice John Stearne, he travels from city to city and wrenches confessions from "witches" in order to line his pockets and gain sexual favors. When Hopkins persecutes a priest, he incurs the wrath of Richard Marshall, who is engaged to the priest's niece. Risking treason by leaving his military duties, Marshall relentlessly pursues the evil Hopkins and his minion Stearne.
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Movie: To Sir, with Love ( 1967 )
Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.
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Movie: Spirited Away ( 2001 )
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
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TV Show: Fawlty Towers ( 1975 )
Fawlty Towers is set in a fictional hotel in the seaside town of Torquay. The plots centre on tense, rude and put-upon owner Basil Fawlty, his bossy wife Sybil, comparatively normal chambermaid Polly, who is often the peacemaker and voice of reason, and hapless Spanish waiter Manuel, showing their attempts to run the hotel amidst farcical situations and an array of demanding and eccentric guests.
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Movie: Tarzan ( 1999 )
A man raised by gorillas must decide where he really belongs when he discovers he is a human.
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Movie: The Trial ( 1993 )
Joseph K. (Kyle MacLachlan) awakens one morning to find two strange men in his room, telling him he has been arrested. Joseph is not told with what he is charged, and despite being "arrested" is allowed to remain free and go to work. But, despite the strange nature of his arrest, Joseph soon learns that his trial, however odd, is very real, and he tries desperately to spare himself from the court's judgement.
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Movie: The Elephant Man ( 1980 )
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous façade, there is revealed a person of kindness, intelligence and sophistication.
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Movie: Chico & Rita ( 2010 )
Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey - in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero - brings heartache and torment.
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Movie: The Marriage of Maria Braun ( 1979 )
A World War II widow seeks to adjust to life in postwar Germany.
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Movie: The Wolf of Wall Street ( 2013 )
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.
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Movie: Harper ( 1966 )
Lew Harper, a cool private investigator, is hired by a wealthy California matron to locate her kidnapped husband.
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Movie: The Leopard ( 1963 )
The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.
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Movie: The Passenger ( 1975 )
A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to cover, takes the risky path of coopting the identity of a dead arms dealer acquaintance.
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Movie: The Incredibles ( 2004 )
While trying to lead a quiet suburban life, a family of undercover superheroes are forced into action to save the world.
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Movie: Nashville ( 1975 )
Over the course of a few hectic days, numerous interrelated people prepare for a political convention as secrets and lies are surfaced and revealed.
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Movie: Them! ( 1954 )
The earliest atomic tests in New Mexico cause common ants to mutate into giant man-eating monsters that threaten civilization.
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Movie: The King of Comedy ( 1982 )
Rupert Pupkin is a passionate yet unsuccessful comic who craves nothing more than to be in the spotlight and to achieve this, he stalks and kidnaps his idol to take the spotlight for himself.
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Movie: Two Women ( 1960 )
In the Italy of WWII, a widow and her lonely daughter seek for distance between them and the horrors of war.
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Movie: Stalingrad ( 1993 )
The story follows a group of German soldiers, from their Italian R&R in the summer of 1942 to the frozen steppes of Soviet Russia and ending with the battle for Stalingrad.
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Movie: The Verdict ( 1982 )
A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling.
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Movie: Little Nicholas ( 2009 )
Nicholas has every reason to keep things in life unchanged; however, when he accidentally overhears mum and dad talking about a new baby brother, his world will turn upside down. Will they abandon him to make room for the little stranger?
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Movie: Fail Safe ( 2000 )
Cold War tensions climb to a fever pitch when a U.S. bomber is accidentally ordered to drop a nuclear warhead on Moscow.
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Movie: Go Tell the Spartans ( 1978 )
During the early 1960s, U.S. military advisers in South Vietnam discover the same challenges that plagued the French army in Indochina ten years prior.
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Movie: Blazing Saddles ( 1974 )
In order to ruin a western town, a corrupt politician appoints a black Sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
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Movie: From Russia with Love ( 1964 )
James Bond willingly falls into an assassination plot involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by S.P.E.C.T.R.E.
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Movie: If.... ( 1969 )
In this allegorical story, a revolution led by pupil Mick Travis takes place at an old established private school in England.
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Movie: Stan & Ollie ( 2019 )
The true story of Hollywood's greatest comedy double act, Laurel and Hardy, is brought to the big screen for the first time. Starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the inimitable movie icons, Stan and Ollie is the heart-warming story of what would become the pair's triumphant farewell tour. With their golden era long behind them, the pair embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille (Shirley Henderson) and Ida (Nina Arianda) - a formidable double act in their own right - the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public.
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Movie: The Quiller Memorandum ( 1966 )
In the West Berlin of the 1960s, two British agents are killed by a Nazi group, prompting British Intelligence to dispatch agent Quiller to investigate.
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Movie: The Exorcist ( 1973 )
When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.
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Movie: The Miracle Worker ( 1962 )
The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.
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Movie: The War Game ( 1967 )
A docudrama depicting a hypothetical nuclear attack on Britain.
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Movie: Late Spring ( 1949 )
Noriko is twenty-seven years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay at home caring for her father.
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Movie: The Boys in Company C ( 1978 )
In 1967, five young men undergo boot camp training before being shipped out to Vietnam. Once they get there, the experience proves worse than they could have imagined.
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Movie: Genevieve ( 1954 )
Two British couples pit their vintage automobiles against each other in an exciting cross-country race.
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Movie: The Third Man ( 1949 )
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
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Movie: La Jetée ( 1962 )
The story of a man forced to explore his memories in the wake of World War III's devastation, told through still images.
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TV Show: Engrenages ( 2005 )
When the badly beaten body of a young Romanian woman is discovered on a Parisian rubbish dump, the investigation plunges us deep into the murky worlds of prostitution, drugs, business, politics and justice…The investigation is led by Pierre Clément, a young recently-named public prosecutor, who teams up with Police Captain Laure Bathaud and investigating magistrate Judge Roban – three indomitable characters with their own methods, beliefs, demons and visions of justice.As the young woman's identity and past life are gradually uncovered, it soon becomes apparent that her story is tied to a network of corruption touching the very people charged with uncovering the truth about her.
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Movie: The Boost ( 1988 )
A real estate developer who enjoyed short-lived success seeks to regain his edge by using cocaine, but takes himself to new lows as he gets lost in the downward spiral of drug addiction.
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Movie: Un Chien Andalou ( 1929 )
Un chien andalou is a short starring Pierre Batcheff, Simone Mareuil, and Luis Buñuel. Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí present 21 minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery.
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Movie: The Equalizer 2 ( 2018 )
Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?
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Movie: Patton ( 1970 )
"Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with Patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Europe and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's numerous faults such his temper and tendency toward insubordination, faults that would prevent him from becoming the lead American general in the Normandy Invasion as well as to his being relieved as Occupation Commander of Germany.
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Movie: Fair Game ( 2010 )
CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.
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TV Show: Das Boot ( 1985 )
The crew of U-boat U-96 has been ordered to leave port and set sail to sea to sink British merchant ships. After some tense moments with an enemy, which is well-equipped, they've been ordered to dock at a base in South Europe, however this seems to be impossible as they have to cross the strait of Gibraltar...
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Movie: Downfall ( 2004 )
Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.
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Movie: The Last Seduction ( 1994 )
A devious sexpot steals her husband's drug money and hides out in a small town where she meets the perfect dupe for her next scheme.
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Movie: Shall We Dance? ( 1997 )
Shohei Sugiyama has attained all that he has wanted in life. But he is still depressed and unhappy. One day, he gathers up the courage to sign up for dancing lessons. He hopes they will rid his depression and help him get his life back together.
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Movie: Victory ( 1981 )
As allied P.O.W.s prepare for a soccer game against the German National Team to be played in Nazi-occupied Paris, the French Resistance and British officers are making plans for the team's escape.
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Movie: The Night of the Hunter ( 1955 )
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.
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Movie: Older Than America ( 2021 )
A Native American woman is haunted by visions that compel her to seek the truth about a residential school.
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Movie: Point Blank ( 1968 )
After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the money that was stolen from him.
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Movie: Prescription: Murder ( 1968 )
A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.
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Movie: Educating Rita ( 1983 )
An alcoholic professor has been hired by a working-class girl for higher education.
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Movie: Rear Window ( 1954 )
A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his Greenwich Village courtyard apartment window, and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder, despite the skepticism of his fashion-model girlfriend.
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Movie: The Red Shoes ( 1948 )
A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina.
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Movie: Rushmore ( 1999 )
The extracurricular king of Rushmore Preparatory School is put on academic probation.
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Movie: The Squeeze ( 1977 )
This Michael Apted-directed crime melodrama features Stacy Keach as Jim Naboth, a Scotland Yard cop on the skids, suffering from depression and alcoholism. He is summoned by Foreman (Edward Fox), a British security expert whose wife Jill (Carol White) and daughter are being held hostages by kidnappers until Foreman pays the crooks a million-dollar-plus ransom. Jim has to marshal his forces and regain his clarity to save Foreman's family. The pressure is even more intense for Jim, since Foreman's wife, Jill also happens to be his former spouse.
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Movie: King Kong ( 1933 )
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.
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Movie: La Ronde ( 1954 )
An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady, who becomes a maid and does similarly with the young man of the house. The young man seduces a married woman. On and on, spinning on the gay carousel of life.
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Movie: Romeo and Juliet ( 1968 )
When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues.
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Movie: Reykjavik-Rotterdam ( 2008 )
Financial concerns tempt a security guard to return to his smuggling ways.
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Movie: River's Edge ( 1987 )
A high school slacker commits a shocking act and proceeds to let his friends in on the secret. However, the friends' reaction is almost as ambiguous and perplexing as the crime itself.
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Movie: Richard Pryor: Live in Concert ( 1981 )
The second stand-up performance of Richard Pryor filmed.
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Movie: Stop Making Sense ( 1984 )
Considered by critics as the greatest concert film of all time, the live performance was shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood's Pantages Theater in December of 1983 and features Talking Heads' most memorable songs.
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TV Show: Columbo ( 1968 )
This is the detective series that inspired them all. Legendary actor Peter Falk is back in his 4-time Emmy® Award winning role, as the ruffled, cigar-chomping, trenchcoat-wearing police lieutenant who is asking all the right questions.