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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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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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The Seventh Seal (1957)

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The Seventh Seal 2009-11-10 2009-11-17 -

Exhausted and disillusioned, a medieval knight makes the journey home after years of combat in the Crusades. But when the black-robed figure of Death confronts him, the knight challenges him to a game of chess.

a.k.a. Det Sjunde Inseglet
Il settimo sigillo
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Sunset Boulevard (1950)

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Sunset Boulevard 2012-11-06 2002-11-26 2014-02-01

Running from debt collectors, screenwriter Joe Gillis stumbles upon the crumbling mansion of former silent-film star Norma Desmond. As he begins penning a comeback screenplay for her, their professional relationship evolves into something more.

a.k.a. Sunset Blvd.
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Double Indemnity (1944)

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

A smitten insurance man plots the perfect murder with his femme fatale client: staging her husband's "accidental" death to collect on the insurance.

a.k.a. La fiamma del peccato
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The Godfather (1972)

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The Godfather 2008-09-23 2001-10-09 -

When organized-crime family patriarch Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge in this Oscar-winning epic.

a.k.a. El padrino
Le Parrain
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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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Harakiri (1962)

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Harakiri 2011-10-04 2005-08-23 2013-02-01
2016-07-01

A samurai arrives at a lavish manor and asks to commit harakiri on the grounds. But the vengeful warrior is harboring a secret: once-powerful samurais are begging estate owners to allow them to commit suicide, when what they really want is a handout.

a.k.a. Seppuku
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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 Sound of Music (1965)

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The Sound of Music 2012-03-13 2000-08-29 -

In Rodgers and Hammerstein's greatest collaboration, a feisty postulant named Maria (Julie Andrews) is sent to care for the unruly, motherless Von Trapp children. She soon tames them -- and finds herself falling for their stern father (Christopher Plummer). Oscar-winning director Robert Wise used stunning Austrian locations to transform the popular stage musical into a cinema classic in which the hills truly seemed to come alive.

a.k.a. La Mélodie du bonheur
Tutti insieme appassionatamente
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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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The Godfather: Part II (1974)

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The Godfather: Part II 2008-09-23 2005-04-28 -

The Corleone family roots are explored, tracing Don Vito's journey from Sicily to a life of organized crime in New York. In a parallel story, his grown son Michael extends operations to Cuba and contends with more betrayal and murder.

a.k.a. Der Pate - Teil II
El padrino: Parte II
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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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Rashomon (1950)

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Rashomon 2012-11-06 2002-03-26 -

Considered one of Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's masterpieces, this Oscar-winning crime drama unfolds as four witnesses to a rape and murder report their versions of the attack, leaving the viewer to decide what really happened.

a.k.a. Rashômon
羅生門
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Tokyo Story (1953)

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Tokyo Story 2013-11-19 2003-10-30 -

An elderly couple in post-World War II Japan travel to Tokyo to visit their children but are received rather coldly by their offspring. In fact, the only person happy to see them is their widowed daughter-in-law.

a.k.a. Tôkyô monogatari
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

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It's a Wonderful Life - 1998-08-18 -

It's a wonderful film. Frank Capra's inverted take on A Christmas Carol stars Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey, a good man who's spent a lifetime giving up on his dreams in order to keep life in his small town humming. When a guardian angel named Clarence finds a despondent George poised to jump off a bridge, he shows George what life would've been like had he never been born.

a.k.a. Ist das Leben nicht schön?
La vita è meravigliosa
Qué bello es vivir
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Goodfellas (1990)

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GoodFellas 2007-01-16 2004-08-17 -

Director Martin Scorsese's gripping gangster opus recounts three decades in the life of real-world mobster Henry Hill, who dreamed of becoming a big-time wise guy but landed in the Witness Protection Program instead.

a.k.a. Les Affranchis
Quei bravi ragazzi
Uno de los nuestros
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The Maltese Falcon (1941)

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The Maltese Falcon - 2000-02-08 -

Humphrey Bogart stars as private eye Sam Spade in this Oscar-nominated noir classic that finds the sultry Miss Wonderly (Mary Astor) seeking out protection from a man named Thursby. Spade's partner (Jerome Cowan) takes the case -- but he winds up dead, along with Thursby. Spade's subsequent hunt for the killer leads him into a world of deception and double-crossing, as a trio of criminals searches for a priceless statue known as the Maltese Falcon.

a.k.a. Die Spur des Falken
Le Faucon maltais
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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

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To Kill a Mockingbird 2013-01-31 1998-04-28 -

Southern comforts abound in this big-screen adaptation of Harper Lee's novel as lawyer Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck, in an Oscar-winning role) defends an innocent black man (Brock Peters) against rape charges but ends up in a maelstrom of hate and prejudice. Meanwhile, with help from a friend (John Megna), Finch's children, Jem (Phillip Alford) and Scout (Mary Badham), set their sights on making contact with a reclusive neighbor (Robert Duvall).

a.k.a. Du silence et des ombres
Il buio oltre la siepe
Wer die Nachtigall stört
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Citizen Kane (1941)

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Citizen Kane 2011-09-13 2001-09-25 -


The Rules of the Game (1939)

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The Rules of the Game - 2004-01-20 -

When affluent Marquis Robert de la Chesnaye (Marcel Dalio) hosts a party at his sprawling property, emotions run high. Guests include Robert's mistress Genevieve (Mila Parely) and pilot Andre Jurieu (Roland Toutain), who fancies Robert's wife, Christine (Nora Gregor). Meanwhile, Schumacher (Gaston Modot) is trying to keep Marceau (Julien Carette) from hitting on his wife (Paulette Dubost). All the while, the servants watch with great interest.

a.k.a. La règle du jeu
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Modern Times (1936)

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Modern Times - 2003-07-01 -

Conceived and produced as talking pictures were taking Hollywood by storm, Charlie Chaplin's brilliant satire of the machine age was also his last "silent," even though it also features his first words spoken on film. The Little Tramp shuffles bravely forward into a maze of technology and the rapidly changing shape of society. Although barely in control of his own fate, he demonstrates pluck and endurance in the face of unstoppable forces.

a.k.a. Modern Zeiten
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