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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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Alien (1979)

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Alien: Collector's Edition - 2003-12-02 -

Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror classic stars Sigourney Weaver as Ripley, a warrant officer who stares down one of the most terrifying movie monsters of all time: a bloodthirsty alien that stalks and eviscerates its prey aboard the spacecraft Nostramo.

a.k.a. Alien, el octavo pasajero
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Blade Runner (1982)

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Blade Runner: Enhancement Archive: Bonus - - -
Blade Runner: The Final Cut - - -
Blade Runner: Theatrical and Director's Cut 2008-04-01 1998-01-01 -
Blade Runner: Theatrical Cut - - 2008-03-10
2012-01-19
Blade Runner: Workprint - - -

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) is called out of retirement to snuff a quartet of "replicants" -- androids consigned to slave labor on remote planets. They've escaped to Earth seeking their creator and a way to extend their short life spans. Director Ridley Scott's reedited version comes with a different ending and the omission of Ford's narration, giving the film a different tone.

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Jurassic Park (1993)

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Jurassic Park 2011-10-25 2000-10-10 -

A multimillionaire (Richard Attenborough) unveils a new theme park where visitors can observe dinosaurs cloned using advanced DNA technology. But when an employee tampers with the security system, the dinosaurs escape, forcing the visitors to fight for their survival. Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum and Laura Dern star in this thrilling, action-packed blockbuster from acclaimed director Steven Spielberg and based on the novel by Michael Crichton.

a.k.a. Parque Jurásico
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Aliens (1986)

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Aliens: Collector's Edition - 2003-12-02 -

In this acclaimed sequel, the only survivor from the first film, Lt. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), finds her horrific account of her crew's fate is met with skepticism -- until the disappearance of colonists on LV-426 prompts a team of high-tech Marines to investigate. Ripley travels with the team as an advisor, only to find that her biggest fear has come true. Weaver was Oscar nominated for Best Actress, while James Horner's chilling score also got a nod.

a.k.a. Aliens - Scontro finale
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Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)

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Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope 2011-09-16 2004-09-21 -

Obi-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guinness) guides intrepid Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) on a valiant bid to save the captured Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) from Darth Vader (voiced by James Earl Jones). With his trusty droids and smuggler Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Skywalker must also destroy the Galactic Empire's all-powerful weapon: the Death Star. George Lucas cemented his status as a pop-culture legend with this classic battle between good and evil.

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Batman: The Dark Knight (2008)

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The Dark Knight 2008-12-09 2008-12-09 -

In this sequel to Batman Begins, the caped crusader teams with Lt. James Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent to continue dismantling Gotham City's criminal organizations. But a new villain known as the Joker threatens to undo their good work.

a.k.a. Batman - The Dark Knight : Le Chevalier noir
Batman: El caballero oscuro
Batman: Il cavaliere oscuro
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2010-04-06 2003-08-26 2011-11-18
2012-08-18
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers: Extended Edition - - -

This second entry in director Peter Jackson's epic trilogy follows hobbits Frodo (Elijah Wood) and Sam (Sean Astin) on their trek toward the frightful land of Mordor, while vile sorcerer Saruman (Christopher Lee) and his odious Orcs conduct war against Middle Earth's populace. Elsewhere, Pippin (Billy Boyd) and Merry (Dominic Monaghan) find some new allies. The film's sterling ensemble cast also includes Viggo Mortensen and Ian McKellen.

a.k.a. Il Signore degli Anelli - Le due Torri
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Star Trek (2009)

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Star Trek 2009-11-17 2009-11-17 2010-09-01
2012-02-15

Capt. Kirk and his trusted team on the starship USS Enterprise boldly go where no man has gone before in this installment of Gene Roddenberry's sci-fi franchise that follows the early days of the intergalactic adventurers.

a.k.a. Star Trek 11
Star Trek XI
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The Avengers (2012)

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The Avengers 2012-09-25 2012-09-25 2013-06-22


Children of Men (2006)

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Children of Men 2009-05-26 2007-03-27 -

In this futuristic tale, humans have lost the ability to reproduce and face extinction. Things change when a single woman mysteriously becomes pregnant, prompting a conflicted government bureaucrat and his ex-wife to join forces to protect her.

a.k.a. Hijos de los hombres
Les Fils de l'homme
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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns: Part 2 (2012)

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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns: Part 2 2013-02-26 2013-02-26 -

Along with new sidekick Robin, the Dark Knight has reclaimed Gotham City, but his return has awakened a terrible new - yet familiar - threat. The Joker has resurfaced with an evil plot that may pull Batman down to the darkest levels of insanity.

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The Matrix (1999)

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The Matrix 2008-10-28 1999-09-21 -

A computer hacker searches for the truth behind the mysterious force known as the Matrix. He discovers that what most people perceive as reality is actually a simulation created by machines and joins a rebellion to break free.

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Spider-Man 2 (2004)

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Spider-Man 2 2013-09-04 2004-11-30 -

Burned out from leading a double life, mild-mannered Peter Parker decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, Spider-Man. But will Peter suit up again when multitentacled villain Doc Ock begins terrorizing New York City?

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Batman Begins (2005)

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Batman Begins 2008-07-08 2005-10-18 -

Following the brutal murder of his parents, Bruce Wayne trains with a shadowy organization and returns to a corrupt Gotham City to deliver justice. Armed with his new skills and endless resources, he assumes a new identity and a war on crime.

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Forbidden Planet (1956)

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Forbidden Planet 2010-09-07 1997-08-26 -

A pulp-fiction sci-fi classic, Forbidden Planet stars Leslie Nielsen as a heroic starship captain who finds the paradise planet Altair-IV, which is inhabited by Dr. Morbius (Walter Pidgeon) and his daughter, the sole survivors of an earlier expedition. Morbius uncovered the secrets of the long-lost civilization that made Altair-IV a paradise -- the same secrets that unknowingly destroyed the society!

a.k.a. Alarm im Weltall
Planeta prohibido
Planète interdite
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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 2009-05-12 2000-07-11 2014-01-01

Kirk assists Spock in a training mission for Starfleet cadets. But the novice crew is put to the test when they must confront escaped villain Khan.

a.k.a. Star Trek 2
Star Trek 2 - Der Zorn des Khan
Star Trek II - L'ira di Khan
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District 9 (2009)

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District 9 2009-12-22 2009-12-22 -

When aliens land on Earth, a global conglomerate forces them into rigid containment zones where they are compelled to labor, even as their otherworldly technology is exploited for profit. As tensions build, a rogue agent leads a resistance movement.

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Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day 2006-06-27 2003-06-03 2014-01-01

A reprogrammed Terminator arrives from the future to protect young John Connor from a relentless shape-shifting cyborg in this sequel to Terminator.

a.k.a. Terminator 2: El juicio final
Terminator 2: Il giorno del giudizio
Terminator 2: Le Jugement dernier
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Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)

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Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior 2007-05-15 1997-09-25 -

In this sequel to the dystopian action-adventure Mad Max, Mel Gibson returns as the heroic loner who drives the dusty roads of a postapocalyptic Australian Outback in an unending search for gasoline. Arrayed against him and the other scraggly defendants of a fuel-depot encampment are the bizarre warriors commanded by the charismatic Lord Humungus (Kjell Nilsson), a violent leader whose scruples are as barren as the surrounding landscape.

a.k.a. Mad Max 2 - Der Vollstrecker
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X2: X-Men United (2003)

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X2: X-Men United 2009-04-21 2003-11-25 -

Professor Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart) and his team of genetically gifted superheroes face a rising tide of anti-mutant sentiment led by Col. William Stryker (Brian Cox) in this sequel to the Marvel Comics-based blockbuster X-Men. Storm (Halle Berry), Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) and Jean Grey (Famke Janssen) must join their usual nemeses Magneto (Ian McKellen) and Mystique (Rebecca Romijn) to unhinge Stryker's scheme to exterminate all mutants.

a.k.a. X-Men 2
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