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Game of Thrones: Season 1 (2011) [TV]

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Game of Thrones: Season 1 2012-03-06 2012-03-06 -

Full of political and sexual intrigue, this fantasy series, based on George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels, chronicles several noble families, including the Starks, Lannisters and Baratheons, as well as the rise of an ancient evil, which threatens the entire kingdom.

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Schindler's List (1993)

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Schindler's List - 2004-03-26 -

Liam Neeson stars as Oskar Schindler, a greedy German factory owner made rich by exploiting cheap Jewish labor. But as World War II unfolds, he becomes an unlikely humanitarian, spending his entire fortune to help save 1,100 Jews from Auschwitz.

a.k.a. La Liste de Schindler
Schindlers Liste
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Seven Samurai (1954)

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Seven Samurai - 1998-04-21 -

Akira Kurosawa's heroic tale of honor and duty begins with master samurai Kambei posing as a monk to save a kidnapped child. Impressed by his bravery, a group of farmers begs him to defend their village from encroaching bandits.

a.k.a. Shichinin no samurai
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Jaws (1975)

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Jaws 2013-01-31 2000-07-11 -

Director Steven Spielberg virtually invented the summer blockbuster with this white-knuckle adaptation of Peter Benchley's novel about an insatiable great white shark that terrorizes the townspeople of fictional Amity Island. John Williams's legendary score punctuates the tension as the police chief (Roy Scheider), an oceanographer (Richard Dreyfuss) and a grizzled shark hunter (Robert Shaw) seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.

a.k.a. Der weiße Hai
Les Dents de la mer
Tiburón
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Toy Story (1995)

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Toy Story 2010-03-23 2010-03-16 -

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

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Lawrence of Arabia 2012-11-13 2003-05-05 -

This Oscar-winning epic tells the true story of T.E. Lawrence, who helped unite warring Arab tribes to strike back against the Turks in World War I. This lush, timeless classic underscores the clash between cultures that changed the tide of war.

a.k.a. Lawrence d'Arabia
Lawrence d'Arabie
Lawrence von Arabien
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 2008-07-15 1997-12-09 2012-01-01
2012-07-01

While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, rabble-rouser Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse Ratched. Milos Forman's masterpiece won all five major Oscars.

a.k.a. Einer flog über das Kuckucksnest
Gökboet
Qualcuno volò sul nido del cuculo
Vol au-dessus d'un nid de coucou
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The Wizard of Oz (1939)

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The Wizard of Oz 2009-09-29 2005-10-25 -

There's no place like home for young Dorothy (Judy Garland), who's been swept away from her farm in Kansas to a wonderland of munchkins, flying monkeys and different-colored horses. She must follow the Yellow Brick Road to the all-knowing Wizard of Oz to find her way home. Along the way, she meets the Scarecrow (Ray Bolger), the Tin Man (Jack Haley) and the Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr), who help her fend off the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton).

a.k.a. Der Zauberer von Oz
Il mago di Oz
Le Magicien d'Oz
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Rififi (1955)

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Rififi 2014-02-07 2001-04-24 -

Director Jean-Pierre Melville created one of cinema's greatest heist films with this tense tale about a daring jewel robbery carried out by four veteran thieves. After the gang pulls off the job, however, the plan starts coming apart at the seams.

a.k.a. Du rififi chez les hommes
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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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Toy Story 3 (2010)

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Toy Story 3 2010-11-02 2010-11-02 2011-04-04
2012-02-29


Shane (1953)

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Shane 2013-08-13 2000-08-15 2015-01-01

Amid stunning vistas, this Oscar-winning Western from director George Stevens follows a reformed gunslinger whose determination to avoid a fight is tested when greedy cattle barons threaten the community of homesteaders he's joined.

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial - 2002-10-22 -
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: The 20th Anniversary (Original) - - -

Steven Spielberg's 1982 smash hit tells the heartwarming story of the special bond 10-year-old Elliot (Henry Thomas) forges with an alien he names E.T. The adventures they share as Elliot tries to hide his new friend and E.T. tries to get back to his planet ("E.T. phone home!") provide plenty of action, laughter and tears. Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote and a young Drew Barrymore co-star.

a.k.a. E.T. - Der Außerirdische
E.T. l'extra-terrestre
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North by Northwest (1959)

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North by Northwest 2009-11-03 2000-08-29 -

What if everyone around you was suddenly convinced that you were a spy? This classic from master director Alfred Hitchcock stars Cary Grant as an advertising executive who looks a little too much like someone else and is forced to go on the lam (helped along by Eva Marie Saint). Hitchcock's sure-handed comic drama pits Grant against a crop duster and lands him in a fight for his life on Mount Rushmore -- a true cliffhanger if ever there was one.

a.k.a. Con la muerte en los talones
Der unsichtbare Dritte
Intrigo internazionale
La Mort aux trousses
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Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 2011-09-16 2004-09-21 -

George Lucas's epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader (voiced by James Earl Jones) is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), cocky Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

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The Incredibles (2004)

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The Incredibles 2011-04-12 2005-03-15 -

Princess Mononoke (1997)

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Princess Mononoke - 2000-12-19 -

In this anime epic from director Hayao Miyazaki, Prince Ashitaka (voiced by Billy Crudup) is infected with a lethal curse, and must travel to find a cure. On his journey, he discovers himself caught in a battle between a mining town and the animals of the surrounding forest. A girl raised by wolves (Claire Danes) leads the animals, but the forest harbors deadly supernatural powers. Critic Roger Ebert hailed the movie one of 1999's 10 best films.

a.k.a. Mononoke-hime
Prinzessin Mononoke
もののけ姫
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Taxi Driver (1976)

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Taxi Driver 2013-05-14 1999-06-15 2014-03-01

After a cute political campaign worker spurns him, an unhinged New York City cabbie decides to assassinate her candidate. Meanwhile, he tries to protect a child prostitute from a smooth-talking pimp in this gripping tale of urban decay and insanity.

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Lost: Season 1 (2004) [TV]

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Lost: Season 1 2009-06-16 2005-09-06 2013-12-08

Stranded on a tropical island after their plane crashes 1,000 miles off course, a group of castaways must learn to survive in their new home, avoid the gigantic "something" crashing through the trees and determine whether they're really alone.

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The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

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Bambi (1942)

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Bambi 2011-04-12 2005-03-01 -

Digitally restored to revive beloved characters of Disney's golden age of animation, this coming-of-age classic follows a wide-eyed fawn named Bambi as he experiences nature's wonders and grows into buckhood with help from his friends.

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