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100 MOVIES TO SEE BEFORE
YOU DIE
by Kara Pearson 7/10

100 Movies to See Before You Die
Dont waste your time on any movies. Use this list to find one-hundred of the best movies to watch.


ADVENTURE


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ARMORED (2009)
Actors: Matt Dillon, Laurence Fishburne, and J ean Reno
Call #: DVD Adventure Armored
A group of officers at an armored transport security firm pressure a new guard into
stealing one of their own company's trucks containing $42 million dollars.


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AUSTRALIA (2008)
Actors: Nicole Kidman and Hugh J ackman
Call #: DVD Adventure Australia
In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits
a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her
land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of
cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land.

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BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (1986)
Actors: Kurt Russell and Kim Cattrall
Call #: DVD Adventure Big
J ack Burton is a big-talking, wisecracking trucker who goes beneath the streets of
San Francisco's Chinatown to battle an army of spirits when his friend's fiance is
kidnapped.

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THE JEWEL OF THE NILE (1985)
Actors: Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner
Call #: DVD Adventure Jewel
Sequel to 'Romancing the Stone' in which J oan and J ack part ways, but J ack soon
thinks she might be in trouble, and goes to rescue her.
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ROBIN HOOD: THE BBC SERIES (2007)
Actors: J onas Armstrong and Richard Armitage
Call #: DVD Adventure Robin
Robin of Locksley heads home from the Crusades to find his people starving and
brutalized under the tyrannical rule of the new Sheriff. Along with trusty companions
Robin teams up with the forest outlaws, leading his gang to help Nottingham's poor.

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TAKEN (2009)
Actors: Liam Neeson and Luc Besson
Call #: DVD Adventure Taken
Kim is the pride and joy of her father, the ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills. Kim convinces
her reluctant dad to sign an authorization form so she can travel to Paris with her
friend Amanda. When they arrive, they are kidnapped. Bryan has five days to find
them before it is too late.

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300 (2006)
Actors: Gerard Butler and Dominic West
Call #: DVD Adventure Three
In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC an alliance of Greek city-states fought the
invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered,
the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history.

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THREE KINGS (1999)
Actors: George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg
Call #: DVD Adventure Three
Amusingly comic tale set after the end of the Gulf War, when three American
soldiers looking to plunder stolen gold become involved in an uprising.


COMEDIES

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BE KIND REWIND (2008)
Actors: J ack Black and Mos Def
Call #: DVD Comedies BeK
After his magnetized friend J erry erases every movie in the video store, amateur film
director Mike must find a way to save the store. Using an outdated video camera and
their own special effects, the two embark on an adventure to remake all the movies.

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BILL AND TEDS EXCELLENT ADVENTURE (1988)
Actors: Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter
Call #: DVD Comedies Bill
Screwball comedy about two high school students who face a difficult history exam.
With the help of a time-traveling messenger they round up some historical
heavyweights for their class project!
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BLAZING SADDLES (1974)
Actors: Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder
Call #: DVD Comedies Blazing
A hilarious spoof of every western film clich in which a black man is appointed
sheriff of a frontier town.

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CAMILLE (2007)
Actors: J ames Franco and Sienna Miller
Call #: DVD Comedies Camille
A petty thief marries his parole officer's niece in the hopes of escaping in Canada
while on their honeymoon. After a car accident, the new groom realizes that his new
wife might not have come out of the crash as well as she lets on.

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COME SEPTEMBER (1961)
Actors: Rock Hudson and Gina Lollobrigida
Call #: DVD Comedies Come
A successful New York business man visits his Italian villa to relax and to romance
his Italian girlfriend. But after arriving unannounced, he finds out that, during his
absence, the luxurious home has become a hotel.

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DOUBLE HAPPINESS (1994)
Actors: Sandra Oh and Callum Keith Rennie
Call #: DVD Comedies Double
J ade must choose between family and personal happiness. Her parents want her to
marry a successful Chinese man and she wants to make her own decisions. When she
falls in love with a white university student, the faade of the perfect Chinese
daughter begins to crack.

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FISH TALES (2008)
Actors: Billy Zane and Kelly Brook
Call #: DVD Comedies Fish
A widowed Greek history professor falls in love with a mermaid while on vacation
with his daughter in Greece, and must protect her from an evil sea captain trying to
capture the sea creature for her jeweled tail.

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GLEE: THE SERIES (2009)
Actors: Lea Michele and Kevin McHale
Call #: DVD Comedies Glee
Optimistic high school teacher Will Schuester tries to refuel his own passion while
reinventing McKinley High's Glee Club and challenging a group of outcasts to
realize their star potential.
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HAMLET 2 (2009)
Actors: Steve Coogan and Catherine Keener
Call #: DVD Comedies Hamlet
When his Tucson school's theater department is threatened to be cut, failed-actor-
turned-high-school-drama-teacher Dana Marschz writes a play that he hopes will
solve everything. He decides to write a sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet.

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THE HANGOVER (2009)
Actors: Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms
Call #: DVD Comedies Hangover
Doug and Tracy are about to get married. Two days before the wedding, Doug and
his groomsmen hop into Tracy's father's Mercedes for a 24-hour stag party in Las
Vegas. The morning after their arrival in Vegas, they awaken in their Caesars Palace
hotel suite each with the worst hangover. No one remembers a thing.

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JULIE AND JULIA (2009)
Actors: Meryl Streep and Amy Adams
Call #: DVD Comedies Julie
J ulie Powell is a frustrated insurance worker who wants to be a writer. Trying to find
a challenge in her life, she decides to cook her way through J ulia Child's 'Mastering
the Art of French Cooking' in one year, and to blog about it.

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KINKY BOOTS (2005)
Actors: J oel Edgerton and Chiwetel Ejiofor
Call #: DVD Comedies Kinky
To save the family shoe business from bankruptcy, young Charlie turns to an
unlikely new creative consultant: a sassy cross-dressing cabaret singer whose
outrageous style and wild designs are a breath of fresh air in the stuffy old factory.

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MADEA GOES TO JAIL (2009)
Actors: Tyler Perry and Reuben Cannon
Call #: DVD Comedies Madea
After a high-speed freeway chase puts Madea in front of the judge, her reprieve is
short-lived as anger management issues get the best of her and lands her in jail. A
gleeful J oe couldn't be happier at Madea's misfortune. But her eccentric family
members, the Browns, rally behind her.

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MONTY PYTHONS LIFE OF BRIAN (1979)
Actors: J ohn Cleese and Eric Idle
Call #: DVD Comedies Monty
Set in 33 A.D. J udea where the Romans try to impose order, it is a time of chaos and
change with no shortage of messiahs and followers willing to believe in them. At its
center is Brian Cohen, born in Bethlehem in a stable next door, who, by a series of
absurd circumstances is reluctantly mistaken for the promised messiah.
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OUTSOURCED (2008)
Actors: J osh Hamilton and Ayesha Dharker
Call #: DVD Comedies Outsourced
Todd Anderson gets the bad news from his boss, his job has been outsourced.
Adding insult to injury, Todd must travel to India to train his own replacement.
Sometimes getting lost is the best way to find yourself.

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PENELOPE (2008)
Actors: Christina Ricci and J ames McAvoy
Call #: DVD Comedies Penelope
Penelope Wilhern is born to wealthy socialites. She is afflicted by the Wilhern spell
that can only be broken when she finds love. Hidden away in her family's estate, the
lonely girl meets a string of suitors in her parent's futile attempt to break the curse.

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THE PROPOSAL (2009)
Actors: Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds
Call #: DVD Comedies Proposal
High-powered book editor Maggie is everyone's worst nightmare: ruthless, driven,
and tactless. When she finds herself faced with deportation back to Canada, she
coerces her much younger assistant into marrying her.

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THE ROCKER (2009)
Actors: Rainn Wilson and Christina Applegate
Call #: DVD Comedies Rocker
Robert 'Fish' Fishman is living the rock n' roll dream until he is kicked out of the
band. Twenty years after his rock star fantasies were destroyed and just when he has
finally given up all hope, he hears that his nephew's high school rock band A.D.D. is
looking for a new drummer. He takes the young band along for the ride of their lives.

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THE SASQUATCH GANG (2007)
Actors: J ustin Long and J on Heder
Call #: DVD Comedies Sasquatch
Young, fantasy/sci-fi aficionado Gavin Gore and his friends stumble onto some huge
footprints in the woods. A local cop, reporter and a renowned Sasquatch authority
investigate. Two of Gavin's dim-witted neighbors hatch a scheme to profit from the
situation. Could these footprints belong to the infamous Sasquatch?

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TOMMY BOY (1995)
Actors: Chris Farley and David Spade
Call #: DVD Comedies Tommy
Party animal Tommy is definitely a few cans short of a six-pack. But after 7 years,
hes finally earned his diploma -- and a cushy job at Callahan Auto Parts. Returning
home, Tommy gets some more great news: his dad is marrying a real "10," and
Tommy will get the stepbrother he always wanted.
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TROPIC THUNDER (2008)
Actors: Ben Stiller and Robert Downey J r.
Call #: DVD Comedies Tropic
Watch J ohn 'Four Leaf' Tayback as he fights a gruesome battle during the Vietnam
War. But, this is actually a scene from 'Tropic Thunder,' a big-budget adaptation of
Tayback's wartime memoir. With filming a month behind schedule only five days
into shooting, the real 'Four Leaf' takes Cockburn aside and suggests that he drop the
actors in a real jungle and use hidden cameras to capture the action. Chaos and
insanity ensue.

DRAMAS

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AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE (1990)
Actors: Kerry Fox
Call #: DVD Dramas Angel
The true-life story of J anet Frame, New Zealand's most distinguished author. The
film follows Frame along her inspiring journey, from a poverty-stricken childhood to
a misdiagnosis of schizophrenia and electroshock therapy to, finally, literary fame.

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BELLA (2006)
Actors: Eduardo Verastegui and Tammy Blanchard
Call #: DVD Dramas Bella
An international soccer star is on his way to sign a multimillion dollar contract when
a series of events unfold that brings his career to an abrupt end. A beautiful waitress,
struggling to make it in New York City, discovers something about herself that she's
unprepared for. In one irreversible moment, their lives are turned upside down.

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BILLY ELLIOT (2000)
Actors: J amie Bell and Gary Lewis
Call #: DVD Dramas Bill y
Eleven-year-old miner's son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he
stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-
collar family would never understand.


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BRIGHT STAR (2009)
Actors: Abbie Cornish and Ben Whishaw
Call #: DVD Dramas Bright
Nineteenth century poet J ohn Keats and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne, started out
as unlikely lovers who were totally at odds with each other. However, when Brawne
offers to help Keats nurse his ill brother, they soon became involved in a passionate
romance that only his untimely death at age 25 could bring to a shattering end.
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BROTHERS (2009)
Actors: J ake Gyllenhaal and Tobey Maguire
Call #: DVD Dramas Brothers
Captain Sam Cahill is embarking on his fourth tour of duty, leaving behind his
beloved wife and two daughters. When Sam's Blackhawk helicopter is shot down,
the worst is presumed, leaving an enormous void in the family. Despite a dark
history, Sam's charismatic younger brother steps in to fill the family void.

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CHANGELING (2008)
Actors: Angelina J olie and J ohn Malkovich
Call #: DVD Dramas Changeling
Working-class suburb Los Angeles, 1928. Christine says goodbye to her son, Walter,
and departs for work. Arriving home, Christine discovers that Walter is nowhere to
be found. Christine launches a desperate a search for her son. Then, a boy claiming
to be Christine's son appears out of thin air.

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FIGHT CLUB (1999)
Actors: Brad Pitt and Edward Norton
Call #: DVD Dramas Fight
When a ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a soap salesman channel their aggression
into therapeutic "fight clubs", an eccentric woman gets in the way and ignites an out-
of-control spiral toward oblivion.

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GRAN TORINO (2008)
Actors: Clint Eastwood and Bee Vang
Call #: DVD Dramas Gran
Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his
Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. His prize possession is a 1972
Gran Torino. When his neighbor, a young Hmong teenager, becomes pressured by a
gang member to steal Walt's Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth.

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THE GREAT DEBATERS (2008)
Actors: Denzel Washington and Nate Parker
Call #: DVD Dramas Great
Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-
American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate
team, and he soon turns a group of students into a historically elite debate team
which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true
story.

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IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH (2007)
Actors: Tommy Lee J ones and J ason Patric
Call #: DVD Dramas InT
Hank receives a call informing him that his son, Mike, has gone AWOL. When he
calls his son's cell phone and gets voice mail, he drives to Fort Rudd and begins to
make inquiries, but with each inquiry he comes to a dead end. Then a body is found
dismembered and burned beyond recognition and is identified as Mike.
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INVICTUS (2009)
Actors: Morgan Freedman and Matt Damon
Call #: DVD Dramas Invictus
Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and
economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people
together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's
underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup.

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INVINCIBLE (2006)
Actors: Mark Wahlberg and Greg Kinnear
Call #: DVD Dramas Invincible
Vince Papale is a down-on-his-luck substitute teacher in Philadelphia who, at the age
of 30, was out of work, abandoned by his wife, and biding time as a part-time
bartender when he decides to answer an open call for tryouts on the Philadelphia
Eagles NFL football team in 1976.

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THE LAKE HOUSE (2006)
Actors: Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock
Call #: DVD Dramas Lake
A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging
love letters with its newest resident, a frustrated architect. When they discover that
they're living two years apart, they try to unravel the mystery behind their
extraordinary romance before it's too late.

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LOST IN AUSTEN (2009)
Actors: Alex Kingston and J emima Rooper
Call #: DVD Dramas Lost
Amanda Price gets propelled into the scheming 19th century world of Pride and
Prejudice while the book's Elizabeth Bennet is hurled into hers. As the plot unfolds,
Amanda triggers new romantic twists and turns as she tries to help the Bennet sisters
nab husbands and even manages to captivate the tantalizing Mr. Darcy.

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THE MAGIC OF ORDINARY DAYS (2005)
Actors: Skeet Ulrich and Keri Russell
Call #: DVD Dramas Magic
Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into
an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.

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THE OTHERS (2001)
Actors: Nicole Kidman
Call #: DVD Dramas Others
A devoutly religious mother of two ailing children has moved with her family to a
mansion on the English coast. Her two children both suffer from a rare
photosensitivity disease that renders them extremely vulnerable to sunlight. One of
the children claims to see ghosts.
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A PERFECT GETAWAY (2009)
Actors: Mila J ovovich and Steve Zahn
Call #: DVD Dramas Perfect
Cliff and Cydney are an adventurous couple celebrating their honeymoon by
backpacking a remote beach in Hawaii. The pair comes across a group of frightened
hikers discussing the horrifying murder of another newlywed couple on the islands.
Paradise becomes hell on earth as a brutal battle for survival begins.

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THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES (2008)
Actors: Queen Latifah and Dakota Fanning
Call #: DVD Dramas Secret
Amid 1964s racism and civil rights, Lily and Rosaleen run away to a town Lily
believes that her mother once lived in. They go to live with the three Boatwright
sisters on their honey farm.

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SECRETS AND LIES (1996)
Actors: Brenda Blethyn and Phyllis Logan
Call #: DVD Dramas Secrets
A young black woman searches for her birth parents and finds that her mother is
white.

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SHAKESPEARE RETOLD (2005)
Actors: Rufus Sewell and Keeley Hawes
Call #: DVD Dramas Shakespeare
The four cutting-edge productions bring Shakespeare alive for a 21st century
audience. Such as, Macbeth is the chef in a three-star restaurant and Beatrice and
Benedick are rival co-anchors on a nightly newscast.

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SHUTTER ISLAND (2010)
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo
Call #: DVD Dramas Shutter
When U.S. Marshall Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on
Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn. As
the investigation unfolds and Daniels uncovers more shocking and terrifying truths
about the island, he also learns there are some places that never let you go.

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A SINGLE MAN (2010)
Actors: Colin Firth and Matthew Goode
Call #: DVD Dramas Single
After the death of his longtime partner, a British college professor in Los Angeles
struggles to find meaning in his life. As he dwells in the past, he begins to
contemplate suicide. A series of events and encounters will lead him to question if
there really is a meaning to his life after all.
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THE SOLOIST (2009)
Actors: J amie Foxx and Robert Downey J r.
Call #: DVD Dramas Soloist
In 2005, the only thing hurting L.A. Times columnist Steve Lopez more than his bike
accident is his pressing need for story ideas. He soon discovers Nathaniel, a skid row
schizophrenic street musician, who possesses extraordinary talent.

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STEP UP (2006)
Actors: Channing Tatum and Anne Fletcher
Call #: DVD Dramas Step
Tyler is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimores tracks. Nora is a privileged ballet
dancer. When trouble lands Tyler with a community service gig at Maryland School
of the Arts, he arrives as an angry outsider, until his skills as a gifted street dancer
draw Noras attention.

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TAKING CHANCE (2009)
Actors: Kevin Bacon and Ross Katz
Call #: DVD Dramas Taking
After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt.
Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance
Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming.

FOREIGN

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AMREEKA (2009)
Actors: Nisreen Faour and Melkar Muallem
Call #: DVD Dramas Amreeka
Muna Farah, a Palestinian single mom, struggles to maintain her optimistic spirit
amidst West Bank checkpoints, a controlling mother, and shadows of a failed
marriage. Everything changes one day when she receives a letter informing her that
her family has been granted a U.S. green card.

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DEPARTURES (2008)
Actors: Masahiro Motoki and Tsutomu Yamazaki
Call #: DVD Dramas Departures
Daigo Kobayashi finds himself without a job. He decides to move back to his old
hometown with his wife to look for work. He answers a classified ad entitled
'Departures' thinking it is an advertisement for a travel agency. He discovers that the
job is actually for a 'Nokanshi' or 'encoffineer,' a funeral professional.

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GOMORRAH (2008)
Actors: Toni Servillo
Call #: DVD Dramas Gomorrah
Power, money and blood: these are the values that the residents of the province of
Naples and Caserta confront every day. Only a lucky few can even think of leading a
"normal" life. Five stories are woven together in this violent scenario.
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JODHAA AKBAR (2008)
Actors: Aishwariya Rai and Hrithik Roshan
Call #: DVD Dramas Jodhaa
An epic telling of the sixteenth century politically expedient marriage between the
Mogul emperor, Akbar, and the Rajput princess, J odhaa, which became a journey of
true love.

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JCVD (2009)
Actors: J ean-Claude Van Damme and Francois Damiens
Call #: DVD Adventure JCVD
J CVD is an out of luck actor. He's out of money, his agent can't find him a decent
production, and a judge is inclined to give his ex-wife custody of his daughter. He
returns to his childhood home of Brussels where he finds himself in the middle of a
hostage situation.

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OWL AND THE SPARROW (2007)
Actors: Cat Ly and The Lu Le
Call #: DVD Dramas Owl
On the bustling streets of Saigon, three very different people all seeking connection
are about to collide. A beautiful flight attendant looking for love, a zookeeper hiding
within his animal kingdom to nurse a broken heart, and the young flower-selling
runaway who brings them together.

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SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE (2008)
Actors: Dev Patel and Freida Pinto
Call #: DVD Dramas Slumdog
J amal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole
nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million
rupees on India's version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?"

HORROR

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DRAG ME TO HELL (2009)
Actors: J ustin Long and Alison Lohman
Call #: DVD Horror Drag
Christine is an ambitious L.A. loan officer. Professor Dalton is her charming
boyfriend. Life is good until the mysterious Mrs. Ganush arrives at the bank to beg
for an extension on her home loanand Christine denies the extension.

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FRAILTY (2001)
Actors: Powers Boothe and Matthew McConaughey
Call #: DVD Horror Frailty
The Meiks brothers world is turned upside-down when their father announces that he
has been visited by an angel who entrusted him with the holy mission of destroying
"demons". Now, years after terrorizing a small Texas community, the God's Hand
Killer has returned - leaving in his wake a perplexing trail of fear and death.
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THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT (2009)
Actors: Tony Goldwyn and Monica Potter
Call #: DVD Horror Last
Emma, J ohn, and Mari Collingwood head out on vacation to their summer lake
house. Shortly after arriving, Mari is attacked. After struggling to get home alive,
Mari finds the ruthless gang at her parents home. Two ordinary people who will go
to increasingly gruesome extremes to get revenge.

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ORPHAN (2009)
Actors: Vera Farmiga and Alex Mace
Call #: DVD Horror Orphan
After the loss of their unborn baby, Kate and J ohn Coleman decide to adopt a child.
The couple is drawn to Esther, a 9-year-old orphan and they welcome her into their
home. This seemingly angelic little girl is not what she appears to be.

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SUPERNATURAL: THE SERIES (2005)
Actors: J ensen Ackles and J ared Padalecki
Call #: DVD Horror Supernatural
Bound by tragedy and blood to a dangerous, otherworldly mission, two brothers
travel in mysterious back roads of the country in their '67 Chevy Impala, searching
for their missing father--and hunting down every evil supernatural force they
encounter along the way.

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SHAUN OF THE DEAD (2004)
Actors: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost
Call #: DVD Horror Shaun
When flesh eating zombies go on the hunt for a bite to eat, it is up to Shaun and his
best pal to save their friends and family from becoming the next entree.

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ZOMBIELAND (2010)
Actors: Woody Harrelson and J essie Eisenberg
Call #: DVD Horror Zombieland
In a world that has become overrun with zombies, two men must figure out how to
survive. Wichita and Little Rock, the four strike out for an amusement park that is
said to be zombie-free. This mismatched group will have to rely on each other to
survive.

MUSICALS

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ANNIE GET YOUR GUN (1950)
Actors: Howard Keel and Sidney Sheldon
Call #: DVD Musicals Annie
Frank Butler, handsome star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, bags clay pigeons
and ladies' hearts. He's the best marksman in the world--until a backwoods hoyden
challenges him. Her name? Annie Oakley.
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BRIDE AND PREJUDICE (2004)
Actors: Martin Henderson and Aishwariya Rai
Call #: DVD Musicals Bride
Based on J ane Austen's classic novel, Pride and Prejudice, with a Bollywood twist.
In Ammritsar, the determined Mrs. Bakshi sets out to find matches for her four
daughters. Second sister, Lalita, meets American Will Darcy - is it love?

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GUYS AND DOLLS (1955)
Actors: Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra
Call #: DVD Musicals Guys
A gentleman-gambler falls in love with a missionary, while a floating crap-game
operator avoids marriage to his long-time fiance.


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RENT (2005)
Actors: Taye Diggs and Rosario Dawson
Call #: DVD Musicals Rent
The story of eight friends dealing with life and love in Manhattan's Alphabet City in
1989. Over the course of a year, the friends face poverty, drug addiction, break-ups,
reconciliations, eviction, and AIDS.

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THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (1975)
Actors: Tim Curry and Susan Sarandon
Call #: DVD Musicals Rocky
A mixture of fantastical rock opera and horror movie spoof. A couple of ordinary
kids have car trouble one dark and rainy night and knock on the door of a looming
gothic mansion. They are stunned to learn that they have stumbled into an ongoing
convention of kinky characters, hosted by Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

MYSTERIES

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BLOOD WORK (2002)
Actors: Clint Eastwood and Anjelica Huston
Call #: DVD Mysteries Blood
There is a masked killer on the loose, and the police believe its the locations that are
important and that the victims are just unlucky. But retired FBI agent McCaleb
thinks that it goes the other way around.

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GASLIGHT (1944)
Actors: Charles Boyer and Ingrid Bergman
Call #: DVD Mysteries Gaslight
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he
is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London
home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the
brink of insanity.
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THE GENERALS DAUGHTER (1999)
Actors: J ohn Travolta and Madeleine Stowe
Call #: DVD Mysteries Generals
When the daughter of a well-known and well-respected base commander is raped
and murdered, an undercover detective is summoned to look into the matter and finds
a slew of cover-ups at West Point.

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THE GIFT (2000)
Actors: Keanu Reeves and Cate Blanchett
Call #: DVD Mysteries Gift
Annie has 'the Gift'. Some fear her; others claim she's a witch. But now, a murder
has been committed and only she can solve it. On a twisted trail of open infidelity
and jealous rage, she sees visions that will haunt her and discovers a truth that will
tear the town apart.

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KISS THE GIRLS (1998)
Actors: Ashley J udd and Morgan Freeman
Call #: DVD Mysteries Kiss
Washington DC detective Dr. Alex Cross travels to North Carolina to investigate the
apparent kidnapping of his niece. Aided by escaped kidnapee Kate McTiernan, Cross
hunts down the kidnapper, who operates under the pseudonym "Cassanova".

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MEMENTO (2002)
Actors: Guy Pearce and Carrie-Anne Moss
Call #: DVD Mysteries Memento
An intricate crime story about a man who has lost his short term memory due to a
rare brain disorder. Now he is out to catch his wife's murder, whose identity he
cannot ever know for sure.

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THE MENTALIST: THE SERIES (2008)
Actors: Simon Baker and Robin Tunney
Call #: DVD Mysteries Mentalist
Patrick J ane is a celebrity psychic whose wife and child are viciously murdered by an
elusive serial killer called Red J ohn. Devastated, Patrick admits his paranormal act is
fake, renounces his earlier life and uses his astonishing skills of observation and
analysis to help bring killers to justice.

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SHADOW OF A DOUBT (1942)
Actors: J oseph Cotten and Teresa Wright
Call #: DVD Mysteries Shadow
A beguiling murderer charms his unsuspecting family, but soon his niece and
namesake begins to suspect her uncle is hiding a terrible secret.
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TRIAL AND RETRIBUTION: THE SERIES (1997)
Actors: David Hayman and Dorian Lough
Call #: DVD Mysteries Trial
Follow the detailed investigations of two very different police officers thrown
together by a series of gruesome crimes ranging from baffling murders to terrifying
abductions.

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WIRE IN THE BLOOD (2002)
Actors: Robson Green and Phil Leach
Call #: DVD Mysteries Wire
Clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Hill has an extraordinary understanding of the
criminal mind. Working alongside Detective Inspector Carol J ordan, he helps the
police profile and track down vicious killers in northern England.

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CHILDREN OF MEN (2006)
Actors: Clive Owen and J ulianne Moore
Call #: DVD Science Fiction Children
The world's youngest citizen has just died at 18, and humankind is facing the
likelihood of its own extinction. Set in and around a dystopian London fractious with
violence and warring nationalistic sects, Children of Men follows the unexpected
discovery of a lone pregnant woman and the desperate journey to deliver her baby.

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DOLLHOUSE: THE SERIES (2009)
Actors: Eliza Dushku and Tahmoh Penikett
Call #: DVD Science Fiction Dollhouse
From J oss Whedon comes a new groundbreaking show. An operative in an
underground organization that provides hired personas for various missions.


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OUTLANDER (2008)
Actors: J im Caviezel and Sophia Myles
Call #: DVD Science Fiction Outlander
A futuristic soldier crash-lands on Earth along with a hellish, fire-breathing monster
in a time of warring amongst Viking tribes. Fusing advanced technology with Iron
Age weaponry, he must unite the fierce Vikings.

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PUSH (2009)
Actors: Chris Evans and Dakota Fanning
Call #: DVD Science Fiction Push
Nick is a 'mover' - someone who can move things with his mind. He meets up with
Cassie who is a 'watcher' - someone who can predict the future. She is trying to
rescue her mother from the government. Now, the Company is after them, and they
will have to help each other if they want to survive.
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STAR TREK (2009)
Actors: Chris Pine and Karl Urban
Call #: DVD Science Fiction Star
Kirk has grown into a young troublemaker. He is inspired by Capt. Pike to fulfill his
potential in Starfleet, even though he annoys his instructors. Suddenly, there is an
emergency on Vulcan when the Romulan Nero comes from the future to take
revenge on the Federation. Together, this crew will travel to the final frontier where
the old legend is altered forever.

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TIN MAN (2008)
Actors: Zooey Deschanel and Alan Cumming
Call #: DVD Science Fiction Tin
Dorothy Gale, a.k.a. DG, is all grown up and bored. She mopes around working as a
waitress and goes to school part time. Before she knows it, she's back in OZ and on
the run from the evil sorceress Azkadellia.

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WITCHBLADE: THE SERIES (2000)
Actors: Yancy Butler and Will Yun Lee
Call #: DVD Science Fiction Witchblade
New York homicide detective Sara Pezzini doesn't know why the forces of the
universe have chosen her to possess the awesome living weapon called the
witchblade. But it is hers to wear and to wield in the fight against crime.

WESTERNS


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BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID (1969)
Actors: Paul Newman and Robert Redford
Call #: DVD Westerns Butch
The Sundance Kid is the frontier's fastest gun. His partner, Butch Cassidy is always
dreaming up new ways to get rich fast. If only they could blow open a baggage car
without also blowing up the money-filled safe inside.


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DEAD MAN (1995)
Actors: J ohnny Depp and Robert Mitchum
Call #: DVD Westerns Dead
A young man in search of a fresh start embarks on an exciting journey to a new town
never realizing the danger that lies ahead. But when a heated love triangle ends in
double murder, he finds himself a wanted man running scared.

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HIGH NOON (1952)
Actors: Gary Cooper and Lloyd Bridges
Call #: DVD Westerns High
A retiring lawman, about to leave town with his new bride, seeks allies among the
fearful townspeople and finds none when an outlaw he put in prison returns with his
gang to take revenge.
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MAVERICK (1994)
Actors: Mel Gibson and J odie Foster
Call #: DVD Westerns Maverick
Comedy about a handsome gambler, a charming lady scam artist and a lawman, all
headed for a poker tournament held on a river boat with a $500,000 pot for the
winner.

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SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SHERIFF! (1969)
Actors: J ames Garner and J oan Hackett
Call #: DVD Westerns Support
A charming drifter becomes sheriff in a rough and tumble mining town where
lawmen don't last a month.

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3:10 TO YUMA (2007)
Actors: Christian Bale and Russell Crowe
Call #: DVD Westerns Three
Infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have
plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan
Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him
alive to the train that will take the killer to trial.

NON-FICTION


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CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY (2009)
Filmmaker: Michael Moore
Call #: DVD 330.122 Cap
Filmmaker Moore examines the history of free-market capitalism in post-Reagan
America and questions its efficacy as the basis for the nation's economy.


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THE COVE (2009)
Filmmaker: Louie Psihoyos
Call #: DVD 599.53 Cov
In a sleepy lagoon off the coast of J apan is a highly guarded secret. During the night,
Taiji fishermen engage in an unseen hunt for thousands of dolphins. Their work is so
horrifying; a few desperate men will stop at nothing to keep it hidden from the
outside world.

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GOOD HAIR (2009)
Actors: Chris Rock
Call #: DVD 646.724 God
Comedian Chris Rock tackles the very personal issue of hair, and how attaining good
hair can impact African American's activities, relationships, wallets, and self-esteem.

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MURDERBALL (2005)
Filmmaker: Henry Alex Rubin
Call #: DVD 796.333 Mur
A film about tough, highly competitive quadriplegic rugby players. These men have
been forced to live life sitting down, but in their own version of the full-contact sport,
they smash each other in custom-made gladiator-like wheelchairs. Tells the story of a
group of world-class athletes unlike any ever shown on screen.