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The Absent-Minded Professor
Publication Date: 2003
Classic about a professor that invents an anti-gravity substance he names flubber, that makes inanimate objects and people fly.

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The Alamo
Publication Date: 2004
The historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers retreat within the walls of the Alamo. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death.

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Alexander
Publication Date: 1986
The story of Alexander the Great, who in 4th century BC conquered ninety percent of the known world of the time by defeating Greece, Persia, Afghanistan, and India in just eight years.

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Alexander Nevsky
Publication Date: 1986
Biographical story of Prince Alexander Nevsky and his successful resistance against an attempt by the Teutonic Knights to invade Russia in 1242. This stylized, formally brilliant film helped to unify popular resistance against the Nazis.

Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca (see Rebecca)

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Alice in Wonderland
Publication Date: 2010
Alice Kingsleigh is a young woman at a crossroads. Not knowing what she wants from life, she is being strong-armed into doing what everyone expects of her. A marriage proposal in front of friends and family pushes Alice over the edge and down the rabbit hole into a place she hasn't visited since her father died 10 years before.

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Alistair Maclean's Breakheart Pass
Publication Date: 2000
John Deakin is a secret agent posing as a thief on his way to jail. Boarding a special government train in handcuffs, he begins a terrifying journey that brings him face-to-face with death. Various passengers on an 1873 train across the frozen west to Fort Humboldt turn out to have smuggling and murder in mind.

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All About My Mother
Publication Date: 1999
Pedro Almodóvar directed this story of a woman and her circle of friends who find themselves suffering a variety of emotional crises. In Spanish with English subtitles.

 

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All Quiet on the Western Front
Publication Date: 2007
A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war.

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All the King's Men
Publication Date: 2005
Recounts one of the strangest legends of the First World War - the disappearance of the Sandringham Company in action in Gallipoli in 1915.

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All the Pretty Horses
Publication Date: 2000
John Grady Cole and his best friend Lacey Rawlins leave Texas, head south of the border in search of adventure, and find work as horse wranglers. But when Cole embarks on an illicit and passionate affair with the beautiful daughter of the wealthy ranch owner events are set in motion which forever change his life.

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Amadeus
Publication Date: 1997
Presents the life of Antonio Salieri, a mediocre 18th century Viennese composer obsessed with and jealous of the musical genius of the age, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Amazing Grace
Publication Date: 2006
Based on the life of William Wilberforce--his passion and perseverance to pass a law ending the slave trade in the late 18th Century--and the people, including his minister, who pushed him to pursue it to the end.

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Amelie
Publication Date: 2002
Amélie is a young woman who had a decidedly unusual childhood; misdiagnosed with an unusual heart condition, Amélie didn't attend school with other children, but spent most of her time in her room, where she developed a keen imagination and an active fantasy life.

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Amistad
Publication Date: 2004
Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship Amistad bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt.

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Anna Karenina
Publication Date: 2013
Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

Anna Karenina
Publication Date: 2003
Epic saga of love, marriage, heartbreak, and tragedy among the aristocracy. Young, vivacious, and breathtakingly beautiful, Anna seems resigned to a passionless marriage of convenience. But when she meets the dashing soldier, Count Vronsky, she risks scandal and ruin for love.

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Anne Frank
Publication Date: 2001
Dramatization of the life and death of Anne Frank.

 

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Apocalypse Now
Publication Date: 2006,1979
A United States Army officer trained as an assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War.

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Argo
Publication Date: 2013
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants storm the American embassy in Tehran and capture dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escape and a mid-level CIA agent named Antonio Mendez devises an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.

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Atonement
Publication Date: 2008
A mischievous girl accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit, only to find that her words have irrevocably and permanently changed the lives of all involved.

Augustus see: Imperium, Augustus

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Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Publication Date: 2005
The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave. Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines.

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Avatar
Publication Date: 2010
A paraplegic ex-marine finds a new life on the distant planet of Pandora, only to find himself battling humankind alongside the planet's indigenous Na'vi race.

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The Avengers
Publication Date: 2012
Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army.

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The Aviator
Publication Date: 2005
Epic-scale biopic documenting the life and loves one of the most colorful Americans of the 20th century, Howard Hughes.

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