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Family fantasy action-adventure in which a group of youngsters take on a medieval menace.
Chronicles Marie and Pierre Curie's marriage and the impact their scientific discoveries had on the world.
Chronicles Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
The true story of the 1976 hijacking of a plane by terrorists who diverted it Entebbe, Uganda while demanding Israel release Palestinian prisoners for the lives of the hostages.
The film tells the true story of the unlikely friendship between Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim, a young clerk from India.
A young, music-loving expert getaway driver is coerced into a heist for a mob boss which threatens his life, love and freedom.
In 1940, Prime Minister Churchill is pressured to make a deal with Hitler turning Britain into a puppet of the Third Reich, but his courage and immortal speeches lead Britain on to victory.
A boy finds his missing mother's pink scarf wrapped around the neck of a sinister-looking snowman. Detective Harry Hole is called in to investigate and begins to suspect it's the work of a serial killer.
A super spy must go on the run with his inept brother.
A super spy must go on the run with his inept brother.
Eddie Mannix works as a "fixer" in 1950s Hollywood, cleaning up messes and protecting the reputations of the studio's stars.
Bridget Jones tries to have a baby.
When three trash-picking boys from Rio's slums find a wallet among the daily debris of their local landfill, little do they imagine that their lives are about to change forever. But when the local police show up offering a handsome reward for the wallet's return, the boys, Rafael, Gardo and Rato rea
The story of identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray in London during the '50s and '60s is dramatized.
Intrigue begins at the Parthenon when wealthy American tourists Chester MacFarland and his young wife Collete meet American expat Rydal, a con artist working as a tour guide. Instead of becoming his latest marks, the two befriend him, but a murder at the couple's hotel puts all three on the run toge
The story of Stephen Hawking and his relationship with his wife.
Two women's lives unexpectedly cross paths when both of their children suddenly die from being exposed to malaria. Soon after, both women make it their life mission to bring more attention to this devastating disease and how it can be prevented.
A couple who married six months after meeting are followed through their first year of marriage.
Tim can travel in time. When he falls in love with Mary things don't go well, but he keeps trying because they keep meeting for the first time over and over.
Twenty years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hellbent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year-old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals
A family of people, who are just a few inches tall, hide from the world and live by borrowing from normal-sized humans, until their existence is discovered by a young boy.
In late 19th century Russia, Anna, a young married woman, seeks to escape a passionless marriage through a doomed love affair with the charming Count Vronsky.
Legendary smuggler Chris Farraday had abandoned his life of crime to settle into a life of comfortable domesticity with his wife and their two young sons. But after his brother-in-law, Andy, botches a drug deal for his ruthless boss, Tim Briggs, Chris is forced back into doing what he does better than anyone-running contraband to settle Andy's debt. With the help of his best friend, Sebastian Abney, Chris quickly assembles a crew that includes their childhood friend Danny Raymer to head to Panama and return with millions in counterfeit bills. They must pull this off under the suspicious eyes of the ship's captain, whose long history with Chris' father makes him suspect the younger Farraday of even shadier dealings.
A small town reporter and a Greenpeace volunteer are joined by rival world superpowers to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle.
Ex-convict Jean Valjean breaks parole, adopts a new identity, prospers and raises a factory worker's young daughter, but is still relentlessly hunted decades by ruthless policeman Javert.
Secret Service officer Johnny English has been working in a remote part of Asia, but is hunted down by his superiors for a special mission. He must stop a group of international assassins before they eliminate a world leader and cause global chaos.
For the past 60 years, an alien named Paul has been hanging out at a top-secret military base. The space-traveling smart aleck decides to escape the compound and hop on the first vehicle out of town -- a rented RV containing Earthlings Graeme Willy and Clive Collings. Chased by federal agents and the fanatical father of a young woman that they accidentally kidnap, Graeme and Clive hatch a fumbling escape plan to return Paul to his mother ship. And as two nerds struggle to help, one little green man might just take his fellow outcasts from misfits to intergalactic heroes.
During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that inverts the purpose of their mission. Spun by operatives with intersecting agendas, Miller must hunt through covert and faulty intelligence hidden on foreign soil for answers that will either clear a rogue regime or escalate a war in an unstable region. And at this blistering time and in this combustible place, he will find the most elusive weapon of all is the truth.
Once again, Nanny McPhee uses her magic to show a group of bickering children five valuable lessons, the most important of which is learning how to get along.
The story of an ordinary man's search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love
The inspiring true story of a Los Angeles newspaper reporter who discovers a brilliant and distracted street musician, with unsinkable passion, and the unique friendship and bond that transforms both their lives.
D.C. reporter Cal McCaffrey untangles a mystery of murder and collusion among some of the nation''s most promising political and corporate figures. Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party''s contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out. McCaffrey has the dubious fortune of both an old friendship with Collins and a ruthless editor, Cameron, who has assigned him to investigate. As he and partner Della try to uncover the killer''s identity, McCaffrey steps into a cover-up that threatens to shake the nation''s power structures. And in a town of spin-doctors and wealthy politicos, he will discover one truth: when billions are at stake, no one''s integrity, love or life is ever safe.
A Malibu bad girl is sent to a British boarding school to reform her rebellious ways. Sixteen-year-old Poppy is a self-obsessed, incorrigible brat who lives a pampered life in her L.A. world. Though she's handed credit cards with unlimited balances and surrounded by countless hangers on, Poppy ca
In Britain 1966 recently expelled student, Carl has been sent by his mother to find some direction in life by visiting his godfather, Quentin. However, Quentin is the boss of Radio Rock, a pirate radio station in the middle of the North Sea, populated by an eclectic crew of rock-and-roll deejays. Li
At the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency in Arlington, Va., analyst Osbourne Cox arrives for a top-secret meeting. Unfortunately for Cox, the secret is soon out: he is being ousted. Cox does not take the news particularly well and returns to his Georgetown home to work on his memoirs and his drinking, not necessarily in that order. His wife Katie is dismayed, though not particularly surprised; she is already well into an illicit affair with Harry Pfarrer, a married federal marshal, and sets about making plans to leave Cox for Harry. Elsewhere in the Washington D.C. suburbs, and seemingly worlds apart, Hardbodies Fitness Centers employee Linda Litzke can barely concentrate on her work. She is consumed with her life plan for extensive cosmetic surgery, and confides her mission to can-do colleague Chad Feldheimer. Linda is all but oblivious to the fact that the gym''s manager Ted Treffon pines for her even as she arranges dates via the Internet with other men. When a computer disc containing material for the CIA analyst''s memoirs accidentally falls into the hands of Linda and Chad, the duo are intent on exploiting their find. As Ted frets, "No good can come of this," events spiral out of everyone''s and anyone''s control, in a cascading series of encounters.
A thirtysomething Manhattan dad is in the midst of a divorce when his 10-year-old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love: Will's story begins in 1992, as a young, starry-eyed aspiring politician who moves to New York from Wisconsin in order to work on the presidential campaign. For Maya, Will relives his past as an idealistic young man learning the 'ins' and 'outs' of big city politics, and recounts the history of his romantic relationships with three very different women. Will hopelessly attempts a gentler version of his story for his daughter, and changes the names so Maya has to guess who is the woman her father finally married. Is her mother Will's college sweetheart, the dependable girl next door Emily? Is she his longtime best friend and confidante, the apolitical April? Or is she the free-spirited but ambitious journalist Summer? As Maya puts together the pieces of her dad's romantic puzzle, she begins to understand that love is not so simple or easy. And as Will tells her his tale, Maya helps him to understand that it's definitely never too late to go back--and maybe even possible to find a happy ending.
England, the summer of ''66 and the country is about to be consumed by World Cup Fever. For 12-year-old Bernie the biggest day of his life is looming, the day he becomes a man--his Bar Mitzvah. But his plans for the perfect day begin to go awry when his father''s business starts to fail, forcing the family to scale back on their plans. Even more disturbing, the World Cup Final is scheduled for the same day as his passage into manhood. Parents Manny and Esther assure Bernie that England won''t possibly make the finals, and refuse to change the date of the Bar Mitzvah. Bernie''s only solace comes from his relationship with asthma specialist, Dr Barrie. As the big day approaches, everything seems to be going perfectly wrong: Manny''s business fails, the family home catches fire, and older brother Jimmy has a serious injury. And to everyone''s shock, England keeps winning games and inching towards the climactic final round. As his parents realize just how much they have let Bernie''s once-in-a-lifetime moment fall by the wayside, they come up with their own ambitious plan to make Bernie''s Bar Mitzvah day one to remember.
For three years after being forced from office, Richard Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. N
A young British couple encounters a charismatic American with ulterior motives while traveling through the Australian Outback.
A mob contract is put out on a semi-famous Las Vegas magician, turning hordes of two-bit hoods and villains into a squad of hit-men in an all out race for his head.
A top London cop is transferred to a less threatening rural town in England full of garden parties and neighborhood-watch meetings. But the seemingly idyllic burg is soon rocked by a tough case.
Spanning several decades, a drama about a fledgling writer, Briony Tallis, who, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
The story of London's 1960's counterculture scene.
It is 1585 and, having reigned over England for nearly three decades, Queen Elizabeth I continues to face bloodlust for her throne and the lingering threat of familial betrayal. A channel away, a destructive wind of fundamentalist Catholicism blows across 16th century Europe, with Spain's Philip II
In his latest misadventure, Mr. Bean--the nearly wordless misfit who seems to be followed by a trail of pratfalls and hijinks--goes on holiday to the French Riviera and becomes ensnared in a European adventure of cinematic proportions. Tired of the dreary, wet London weather, Bean packs up his suitc
The heart has gone out of Nanna Maria's family. There are no parties. They don't even fight anymore. Inspired by a dream of her childhood back in Fiji, Nanna demands that her grandchildren put on a big feast at which she will name her successor. The grandchildren reluctantly turn up, but as the day
A new nanny enters the household of the recently widowed Mr. Brown and attempts to tame his seven exceedingly ill-behaved children. The children, led by the oldest boy Simon, have managed to drive away 17 previous nannies and are certain that they will have no trouble with this one. But as Nanny Mc
Set in a divided South Africa, an ordinary man is forced to resort to terror in extraordinary circumstances in this story of one man's struggle amongst a nation's spanning from the '80s to the present day.
The story of the takeoff and hijacking of United Airlines Flight 93 by terrorists, the discovery by passengers with cell phones that other hijacked planes had been steered into the World Trade Center towers, and the realization that their plane was being steered toward Washington D.C.
Escalating events begin when African-born U.N. translator Silvia Broome alleges that she has overheard a death threat against an African head of state, spoken in a rare dialect few people other than Silvia can understand. With the words "The Teacher will never leave this room alive," in an instant,
An opinionated young woman and an arrogant, rich snob overcome their initial antipathy and various other social obstacles to fall in love.
In the latter part of the 19th century, Australia is still largely untamed. The former penal colony's first-generation Irish immigrant population lives in poverty. Having already experienced police brutality and the death of his father, bushranger Ned Kelly is wrongfully imprisoned on the trumped-up
On Friday, Shaun is in a rut. At 29, he's coasted through life--and still hasn't gotten very far, usually winding up at the local pub, the Winchester. His roommate Ed looks up to him--when he can take his eyes off the TV, that is. Liz is re-evaluating their relationship, particularly after Shaun fails to do something special for their anniversary on Saturday. That day, there are train delays, people fainting in the streets, TV news reporters on unexplained calamities. No, it can't be--but it is--the dead have risen. Saturday's isolated incidents mushroom into a full-on zombie assault and, once daylight breaks, it's Sunday bloody Sunday. As manners and flesh take a beating, it's time to seperate men from meat, humans from zombies, and living from undead. Shaun and Ed grab whatever is at hand to repel the attacking zombies, summoning reserves of strength they didn't know they possessed and straining muscles they forgot they had. Rounding up friends and family, they press on towards the sanctuary of the Winchester. All that stands in their way are hordes of the flesh-eating undead.
Michael is a twenty-four-year-old who has cerebral palsy and long-term resident of the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, run by the formidable Eileen. His life is transformed when the maverick Rory O'Shea moves in. Michael is stunned to discover that fast talking Rory, who can move only
In a family of heroes, Alan Tracy was always being left out. While his father, billionaire and former astronaut Jeff Tracy and his four elder brothers are busy saving the world, Alan's biggest challenge is saving his grade point average at boarding school. And what's worse, he can't even tell his sc
Peter Colt is an unlucky guy, scoring "love" both professionally and personally. Seeded near the bottom of the world tennis ranks, he manages to score a wild card, allowing him to play in the prestigious Wimbledon tournament. There, he meets and falls in love with American tennis star Lizzie Bradbury. Fueled by a mixture of his newfound luck, love and on-court prowess, Peter works his way up the ranks of the tournament players and actually stands a chance of fulfilling his lifelong dream of winning the men''s singles title--if his luck can just hold out.
Bridget Jones is blissful and besotted in the arms of gorgeous lawyer Mark Darcy. Mark is accomplished, supportive and tolerant of (nearly) all of Bridget's tiny jealousies--why wouldn't every woman in London, including Mark's new long-legged, drop-dead gorgeous, "I-always-say-the-right-thing-at-all
A contemporary story of love, sex and art, set in a college town, that follows the steadily intensifying relationship between Evelyn and Adam. As Evelyn strengthens her hold on Adam, his emotional and physical evolution discomforts his friends Jenny and Philip, with unexpected consequences for all.
A young Londoner and his friends use a Ouija board to contact the dead, and inadvertently unleash a murderous, otherworldly force.
At the edge of adolescence, Tracy is a smart straight-A student--if not a little naive. When she befriends Evie, the most popular and beautiful girl in school, Evie leads Tracy down a path of sex, drugs and self-mutilation. As Tracy transforms herself and her identity, her world becomes a boiling,
The plan was flawless. The job was executed perfectly. The escape was clean. The only threat mastermind thief Charlie Croker never saw coming was from a member of his own crew. After pulling off an amazing gold bullion heist from a heavily guarded palazzo in Venice, Italy, Charlie and his gang--insi
In an uncertain world, few things are as dependable as the British Secret Service. So when an unthinkable plan to filch the country's beloved Crown Jewels comes to the Service's attention, the best man for the job, the creme de la creme of the organization's supersleuths, Agent Number One is quickly
Ramu Gupta, a young Indian dance teacher with the best moves in Delhi embarks for New York City in pursuit of fame and fortune--only to wind up working as a waiter in an Indian restaurant. However, good fortune can arise from strange places; Ramu discovers this when a catering gig at a ditzy sociali
Everywhere you look, love is causing chaos. From the bachelor Prime Minister of the United Kingdom who, on his first day at 10 Downing Street, falls in love with the girl who brings him his tea, to a hopeless sandwich delivery guy who doesn't think he has a chance with the girls in the U.K., so he heads for Wisconsin. From aging rock stars, to a stony headmistress, to a monolingual Portuguese housemaid--love arrives in many forms, shapes and sizes. Here, ten separate--but intertwining--stories of love all lead up to a big climax on Christmas Eve, proving that love is the driving force in all of these people's lives.
An internet reality show turns into an experiment in isolation and paranoia. Five young people have agreed to live in an enormous house for six months. Every move they make is broadcast live on a Web site, 24/24. Each one of them will receive a million dollars on strict condition that none of them l
Matt Sullivan''s last big relationship ended in disaster and ever since his heart''s been aching and his commitment''s been lacking. Then came Lent, that time of year when everybody gives something up. That''s when Matt, a guy who''s never been able to finish anything, decides to go where no man''s gone before and make a vow: No sex. Whatsoever for 40 straight days. No touching. No kissing. No foreplay. No fooling around. No self-gratification. No nothing. At first he has everything under control. That is until the woman of his dreams, Erica, walks into his life. Sexy and spirited, Erica drives Matt wild. Now, with everyone betting he won''t finish what he started, he''s just trying to hold on, and hoping she''s willing to hold out...
Will is a rich, child-free, irresponsible Londoner who, in search of available women, invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings. As a result of his liaisons, he meets Marcus, an odd 12-year-old with problems at school and a depressed mother at home. Gradually Will and Marc
During World War II, an Italian Captain named Antonio Corelli is put in command of a garrison that is occupying the Greek island of Cephallonia. When the Italians arrive on the unspoiled island, they think of it as a Greek vacation, the war a distant radio dispatch. At first the villagers resent the
In the summer of 1949, a tale of passion, crime and punishment unfolds. Ed Crane is a barber in a small northern California town. Ed is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity presents Ed with an opportunity for blackmail that he thinks will help him to change it. However, Ed's sc
At the start of the New Year, 32-year-old "singleton" Bridget decides it's time to take control of her life and start keeping a diary. Now, the most provocative, erotic and hysterical book on her bedside table is the one she's writing. With a taste for adventure, and an opinion on every subject--fro
A convict escapes a chain gang to stop his wife from remarrying.
In 1927, fleeing persecution, a Russian Jewish girl named Fegele is bundled off on a boat to England. Fegele is re-named Suzie, sent to a Christian foster home and to school where she learns to sing. 10 years later she leaves England for Paris, where she becomes a chorus girl and befriends ambitious
William Thacker is a shy London bookseller who has never had much luck with women. When Hollywood star Anna Scott wanders into his shop, he is transfixed, but doesn''t expect to see her again. But coincidence brings them together again, and soon the unlikely couple are falling in love, and must deal with the problems of a relationship between a star and an ordinary guy.
Plunkett and Macleane, come together as an unlikely, but potent, team. Although from different ends of England's social spectrum, they enter into a "gentelman's agreement." Plunkett has the brains and the know-how; Plunkett aspires to journey to America, while Macleane seeks to enter high society. M
A laid-back Los Angeles bowler named Jeff Lebowski, nicknamed "The Dude", is beaten up by thugs who let him know that his wife owes money to Jackie Treehorn. One problem remains; The Dude has never been married and has never heard of Jackie Treehorn. Realizing the situation is a case of mistaken ide
The adventures of a family of little people who live under the floorboards of an English country house. When the humans who live in the house lose ownership, the Borrowers help foil the designs of the nasty lawyer who's trying to steal the house.
In the prairie town of Hi-Lo, New Mexico, Pete and Big Boy return from World War II to their old way of life: raising cattle and working the land. Able to hold their own with other men, and popular with women, they are masters of the land that they are proud to call home. But Pete has always pined f
This is the England of 1554, but the veneer of traditional English composure and dignity has been stripped away. The British populace is in turmoil. Fearing a challenge to her throne, Queen Mary I imprisons her half-sister, Princess Elizabeth Tudor (The daughter of King Henry VII and Anne Boleyn), i
In an attempt to boost the failing re-election campaign of a United States Senator from Massachussetts, Marcy, a jaded campaign worker, is sent to a small town in Ireland to locate the Senator's ancestors. When she gets there and discovers he has no Irish ancestors, she is pressured to convince some
An average man who lives alone, dresses in a jacket and tie, and relates to children better than adults, Mr Bean finds himself in a series of catastrophes of his own creation. As the caretaker of Britain's Royal National Gallery, he is sent to the Grierson Gallery in Los Angeles to accompany "Whistl
Dr. Jonathan Dempsey's formerly brilliant career as a zoologist is fading into distant memory. Years of gambling his reputation on 'mythical' animals has all but destroyed his credibility. Now his scheming boss has blackmailed him into taking over the late Dr. Abernathy's Loch Ness project--disprovi
Jerry Lundegaard is a car salesman in Minneapolis who has gotten himself into debt and is so desperate for money that he hires two thugs to kidnap his own wife. Jerry will collect the ransom from her wealthy father, paying the thugs a small portion and keeping the rest to satisfy his debts. The scheme collapses when the thugs shoot a state trooper and two innocent bystanders in rural Minnesota, drawing local Police Chief Marge Gunderson into her first homicide investigation. At first unaware that the homicides are connected to a Minneapolis kidnapping, Chief Gunderson draws closer to Jerry Lundegaard as his situation further unravels.
A nun offers spiritual counsel to a death-row in-mate.
Set in the San Francisco Bay Area during the late 1960s, after the Black Panther movement for Self Defense had been formed in response to the harassment and violence being suffered by the black community at the hands of the police. Judge, a Viet Nam veteran, returns home to Oakland where the Black P
When her fiance falls in love with a beautiful French woman in Paris, Kate follows him to the City of Light to win him back. But she gets more than she bargained for after meeting a sexy, mysterious Frenchman named Luc. Together, Kate and Luc embark on an adventure which takes them across France...
Shell-shocked, confused and lonely, the recently widowed Rebecca isn't alone for long because with the immediate arrival of her eccentric best friend Sylvie, her neurotic younger sister Lucy and her overbearing ex-stepmother Alberta comes a convergence of support and enough emotional baggage for a t
A corrupt executive tries to control his company by appointing a small-town boob to replace the president.
A young man''''s chance encounters with a beautiful woman are complicated by his close-knit extended family.
After several young women are brutally murdered, an average suburban housewife begins to suspect her husband. Unable to interest the police in her suspicions, she begins her own investigation of her husband's past.
A New York City police sergeant, whose hunger for sex and money prompts him to cheat on his wife and accept payoffs from the mob, meets his match when he becomes involved with the devious female scion of a Moscow crime family.
A group of black American soldiers desert their ranks during the 1890s Spanish-American war, on account of a cruel and corrupt white colonel. Along with an ostracized white soldier they form a posse of outlaws and--with the colonel in pursuit--head to an all black town caught up in its own struggle
Story about a young girl whose family moves to the city after a drought damages country life.
Story about the life and dreams of an Asian country band, The Honky Tonk Cowboys.
A serial killer tries to marry into a wealthy family.
In Italy in the late 1970s, an American novelist is accused of being involved in the Red Brigades terrorist orginization and their kidnapping of Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro.
A man returns to his hometown and a series of dark secrets are revealed.
An investigation into the murder of a civil rights worker in Northern Ireland, uncovers a widespread conspiracy.
Story of a young man's obsession with a beautiful woman.
A thriller set on a Greek island under Turkish occupation during the fall of the Ottoman Empire.
The sad, sordid story of Sid Vicious, a member of the seminal British punk group The Sex Pistols, and his doomed relationship with his American girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.
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A dramatization of the life of nineteenth-century American William Walker who embarked on a series of careers including politics, journalism, law, and medicine. Eventually Walker left all of these and became a soldier of fortune, and in 1855, declared himself the president of Nicaragua and remained
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