AFI: Top 100 Passions - Blu-ray Movie Awards

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The Blu-ray Movie Awards page is a searchable listing of Blu-ray titles that have won or were nominated for significant awards. Currently displaying titles sorted by Title Name from A to Z.

An Affair to Remember (1957)

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An Affair to Remember 2011-08-30 2000-03-07 2014-10-01

Although each is already engaged to another, Nickie Ferrante (Cary Grant) and Terry McKay (Deborah Kerr) meet on an ocean liner and fall deeply in love. Tempting fate, they agree to meet at the Empire State Building in six months if they still feel the same way. But a tragic accident prevents their rendezvous, and the lovers' future takes an uncertain turn. This classic love story was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Music.

a.k.a. Un amore splendido
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An American in Paris (1951)

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An American in Paris 2009-05-29 1999-04-27 -

Once a struggling painter, opportunistic American artist Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) now lives in the City of Light, enjoying the patronage of a well-heeled, amorous American gallery owner (Nina Foch) -- and swiftly falling for a willowy French street urchin (Leslie Caron). Trouble is, the object of Mulligan's affection also happens to be engaged to a famous French singer (Georges Guétary). This tour de force movie musical nabbed seven Oscars.

a.k.a. Un americano a Parigi
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The American President (1995)

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The American President - 1999-08-31 2012-01-02
2012-08-29

Widowed U.S. president Andrew Shepherd (Michael Douglas), one of the world's most powerful men, can have anything he wants -- and what he covets most is Sydney Ellen Wade (Annette Bening), a Washington lobbyist. But Shepherd's attempts at courting her spark wild rumors and decimate his approval ratings in this romantic comedy. Rob Reiner directs, and Michael J. Fox and Martin Sheen co-star. The film was nominated for a Best Score Oscar.

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Annie Hall (1977)

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Annie Hall 2013-05-14 1998-04-28 2014-05-31

Winner of four Oscars -- including Best Picture and Best Actress -- director Woody Allen's iconic romantic comedy charts the relationship between neurotic writer Alvy Singer and quirky aspiring singer Annie Hall.

a.k.a. Der Stadtneurotiker
Io e Annie
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The Apartment (1960)

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The Apartment - 2001-06-19 2014-01-01

With furthering his career in mind, an insurance clerk lends his apartment to his adulterous higher-ups for their amorous affairs. But his fast track to an executive suite gets derailed when he becomes involved with his boss's latest conquest.

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Beauty and the Beast (1991)

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Beauty and the Beast: Special Edition 2010-10-05 2002-10-08 -

In this modern-day Disney animated classic set in 18th-century France, young Belle yearns to escape her ordinary existence -- and her village's boorish suitors -- until she becomes imprisoned in the mansion of a hideous, coldhearted beast. Can Belle help the monster revive the man within? Showcasing a lively, Oscar-winning score, this updated edition of the 1991 film includes remastered graphics and a brand-new musical number, "Human Again."

a.k.a. Die Schöne und das Biest
La bella e la bestia
La bella y la bestia
La Belle et la Bête
Η πεντάμορφη και το τέρας
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Body Heat (1981)

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Body Heat 2008-10-07 2006-10-24 -

In a sizzling-hot Florida town, attorney Ned Racine (William Hurt) becomes dangerously involved with the sultry Matty Walker (Kathleen Turner) -- and promptly schemes for a way to get her wealthy, much-older husband out of the picture. Ned's knowledge of legal matters may enable both conspirators to escape scot-free -- and Matty is craftier than anyone ever dreamed. Lawrence Kasdan directs this throwback to the early days of film noir.

a.k.a. Body Heat - Eine heißkalte Frau
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Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

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Bonnie and Clyde 2008-08-05 1999-05-18 2012-08-01
2012-11-01

Serial bank robbers, sometime lovers and folkloric heroes Bonnie Parker (Faye Dunaway) and Clyde Barrow (Warren Beatty) barrel across Depression-ravaged America on a shooting spree that ends in a deadly rain of bullets and tragedy. Directed by Arthur Penn, this stylish and sexy film shattered the mold when it came to crime pictures, layering comedy onto mayhem and youthful criminality. Gene Wilder makes his big-screen debut.

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Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

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Breakfast at Tiffany's 2011-09-20 1999-09-21 2014-01-01

The Bridges of Madison County (1995)

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The Bridges of Madison County - 2010-10-12 -

When vaguely discontented Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson (Meryl Streep) meets National Geographic shutterbug Robert Kincaid (Clint Eastwood), what begins as a guarded friendship soon erupts into an intense affair that rekindles Francesca's forgotten passions. But Francesca finds her emotions in conflict when the time comes to choose her future. This emotional, Oscar-nominated drama is based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller.

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Casablanca (1942)

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Casablanca 2008-12-02 1998-11-17 -

In this Oscar-winning classic, American expat Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) plays host to gamblers, thieves and refugees at his Moroccan nightclub during World War II ... but he never expected Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) - the woman who broke his heart -- to walk through that door. Ilsa hopes that with Rick's help, she and her fugitive husband (Paul Henreid) can escape to America. But the spark that brought the lovers together still burns brightly.

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City Lights (1931)

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City Lights 2013-11-12 2004-03-02 -

Charlie Chaplin makes the acquaintance of a blind girl who, because she can't see him, believes he is a millionaire. The Little Tramp tries to raise money for the girl to have an eye operation, knowing she'll eventually discover his true identity.

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Dirty Dancing (1987)

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Dirty Dancing 2007-05-08 1997-08-19 2014-03-01

Doctor Zhivago (1965)

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Doctor Zhivago 2010-05-04 2001-11-06 2012-01-01
2012-07-01

A young physician (Omar Sharif) and his beautiful mistress (Julie Christie) get swept up in the danger and drama of the Bolshevik Revolution in this Oscar-winning epic based on the classic novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Boris Pasternak. The film earned five Academy Awards in all, including statues for Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Score and Best Screenplay. Alec Guinness and Rod Steiger co-star.

a.k.a. Doktor Schiwago
Il dottor Živago
Le Docteur Jivago
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Double Indemnity (1944)

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Double Indemnity - 2006-08-22 2012-12-01

The English Patient (1996)

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The English Patient 2012-01-31 1998-03-24 2014-04-01

Set against the backdrop of World War II, this Oscar-winning drama stars Ralph Fiennes as a badly burned pilot who recounts a tale of doomed romance to the nurse tending him. As his story spills out via flashback, so do secrets about his identity.

a.k.a. Der englische Patient
Il paziente inglese
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From Here to Eternity (1953)

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From Here to Eternity 2013-10-01 2001-10-23 2014-07-01

This gripping adaptation of James Jones's novel about Army life in Hawaii in the idyllic days just before Dec. 7, 1941, follows the stories of three soldiers and the women who love them.

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Funny Girl (1968)

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Funny Girl - 2001-10-23 2007-12-12
2012-01-01

Director William Wyler's classic musical tells the story of legendary Ziegfeld Follies comedienne Fanny Brice (Barbra Streisand, in an Oscar-winning role), an unconventional beauty who grew up in the Jewish slums of New York dreaming of stardom. When Brice finally becomes the toast of Broadway, the resentful reaction of her husband (Omar Sharif) threatens to destroy their marriage. The film received eight Oscar nominations. Note: This version includes musical interludes.

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Ghost (1990)

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Ghost 2008-12-30 2001-04-24 2014-01-01

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir - 2003-04-01 2013-12-01

This charming fantasy centers on a headstrong young widow who refuses to be frightened away when the ghost of a salty sea captain haunts her cottage. As her debts mount, he helps her write a successful novel about his adventurous life.

a.k.a. L'Aventure de madame Muir
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Gigi (1958)

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Gigi 2009-06-02 2006-09-30 -

Leslie Caron stars as Gigi, an avant-garde French waif being groomed as the fille de joie of affluent and handsome Gaston (Louis Jourdan). Soon Gigi metamorphoses into a stunning beauty, and the head-over-heels Gaston asks for her hand. But Gigi's courtesan grandmother is aghast: No one in the family has ever considered something as plebeian as matrimony! This 1958 gem won Oscars for Best Picture and Best Director (Vincente Minnelli).

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Gone with the Wind (1939)

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Gone with the Wind 2009-11-17 2004-11-09 2011-04-01
2011-10-01

Director Victor Fleming's 1939 epic adaption of Margaret Mitchell's novel of the same name stars Vivien Leigh as self-absorbed, headstrong Scarlett O'Hara, a Southern Belle who meets her match in Rhett Butler just as the Civil War breaks out.

a.k.a. Autant en emporte le vent
Lo que el viento se llevó
Via col vento
Vom Winde verweht
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The Graduate (1967)

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The Graduate 2009-06-02 1998-12-29 2014-04-01



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