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Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway (2008)

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Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway 2009-02-03 2009-02-03 -

This program captures the final Broadway stage performance of Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning musical "Rent," filmed live in Manhattan's Nederlander Theatre, where the play ran for 12 years. Following a group of young artists struggling with life and love in the era of the AIDS epidemic, the production features show-stopping renditions of songs such as "One Song Glory," "I Should Tell You," "I'll Cover You," "Will I?" and more.

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Aladdin (1992)

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Aladdin - 2004-10-05 -

When resourceful "street rat" Aladdin falls in love with the sultan's beautiful, independent daughter, there's nothing he won't do to win her heart -- including enlisting the help of a scene-stealing genie.

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Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

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Meet Me in St. Louis - 2004-04-06 -

Judy Garland stars as Esther Smith, who just can't ignore the boy next door (Tom Drake), in director Vincente Minnelli's musical masterpiece about the trials and tribulations of a tight-knit family living in St. Louis on the eve of the 1904 World's Fair. Memorable characters and charming songs, which include "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and "The Trolley Song," make this one of the greatest American musicals ever filmed.

a.k.a. Le Chant du Missouri
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Oliver! (1968)

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Oliver! - 1998-08-11 2012-01-01
2013-01-01

Director Carol Reed's lively musical adaptation of Charles Dickens's classic tale stars Mark Lester as the titular orphan who escapes the workhouse and is taken under the wing of wily pickpocket Fagin (Ron Moody). Befriended by the crafty Artful Dodger (Jack Wild) and resented by the brutish Bill Sikes (Oliver Reed), Oliver navigates his way through 19th-century London in this highly touted film that captured six Oscars, including Best Picture.

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The Blues Brothers (1980)

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The Blues Brothers 2011-07-26 2005-08-30 2010-01-29
2012-01-01

John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd lay waste to Chicago as the title characters, a pair of two-bit crooks on a quest to save the Catholic orphanage where they were raised by reuniting their former band for a charity gig.

a.k.a. Granujas a todo ritmo
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Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

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Little Shop of Horrors - 2000-05-30 2012-08-01
2012-11-01

Plant yourself in front of the tube and veg out with Frank Oz's horticultural horror flick. Gawky Seymour Krelborn looking for a way to save his job in a ramshackle, skid row flower shop, purchases a curious exotic plant hoping it will make business bloom. And it does. There's just one problem: The little creeper possesses a rapacious appetite for fresh human plasma and it's mushrooming out of control!

a.k.a. Der kleine Horrorladen
La piccola bottega degli orrori
La tienda de los horrores
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Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

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Fiddler on the Roof 2014-01-07 1998-06-30 -

Director Norman Jewison chronicles the trials of Jewish peasant Tevye, the humble father of three strong-willed daughters and husband to oft-objecting wife Golde in pre-revolutionary Russia.

a.k.a. Un violon sur le toit
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Cabaret (1972)

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Cabaret 2013-02-05 1997-11-18 -

A British scribe (Michael York) and his comrades -- including a flamboyant American nightclub entertainer named Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli) -- chronicle the debauchery and turbulence of prewar Berlin in director Bob Fosse's big-screen adaptation of a musical classic. Existing in a morally ambiguous void, the characters doggedly maintain their facades as the world outside the cabaret gears for war.

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My Fair Lady (1964)

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My Fair Lady: Special Edition 2011-11-15 2004-02-03 -

In this classic cinematic version of the Broadway smash, Audrey Hepburn is at her most radiant as Eliza Doolittle, the Cockney flower girl transformed into a poised duchess by Professor Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison, reprising his Broadway role). The restored and remastered special edition includes an audio commentary with crew members and Doolittle's singing voice, Marni Nixon. The film won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

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Peter Pan (1953)

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Peter Pan - 2007-03-06 -

Leaving the safety of their nursery behind, Wendy (voiced by Kathryn Beaumont), Michael (Tommy Luske) and John (Paul Collins) follow Peter Pan (Bobby Driscoll) to a magical world where childhood lasts forever. But while in Neverland, the kids must face Captain Hook (Hans Conried) and foil his attempts to get rid of Peter for good. Walt Disney's classic animated fantasy about the boy who never grew up garnered a Grand Prize nomination at Cannes.

a.k.a. Le avventure di Peter Pan
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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)

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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg - 1997-10-28 -

Beautiful umbrella-store clerk Genevieve (Catherine Deneuve) and charming gas station attendant Guy (Nino Castelnuovo) fall in love in the rainy coastal town of Cherbourg, but their romance is cut short when Guy is drafted into the army in this singular cinematic classic. French director Jacques Demy's musical love story is an explosion of color and emotion, in which every word of dialogue is sung to melodies of beloved composer Michel Legrand.

a.k.a. Les Parapluies de Cherbourg
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Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008)

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Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog 2010-05-25 2009-06-02 2012-03-20

When he's not busy breaking the law or trying to get close to his secret crush, Penny, supervillain wannabe Dr. Horrible boasts about his exploits via his Internet video blog and dreams of defeating his nemesis, Captain Hammer.

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The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

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The Producers (1968)

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The Producers - 2002-12-03 2012-03-15
2013-03-01

Rapacious but lovable producer Max Bialystock (Zero Mostel) hasn't had a hit in years when, quite by accident, he and his meek, neurotic accountant, Leo Bloom (Gene Wilder), come up with a plot to oversell shares in a surefire flop musical and make off with the profits. The catch is that their cash cow, "Springtime for Hitler," is the worst show ever written. Mel Brooks directs this comic gem that inspired the Broadway musical of the same name.

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Easter Parade (1948)

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Easter Parade - 2005-03-15 -

Judy Garland and Fred Astaire sing and trip the light fantastic to 17 Irving Berlin tunes in this romantic classic. The simple plot concerns a hoofer (Astaire) who teams with an inexperienced chorus girl (Garland) in order to show up his former dance partner, Nadine (Ann Miller). Berlin's tunes, which include "We're a Couple of Swells" and "Happy Easter," sparkle in Astaire and Garland's able hands (and feet). Peter Lawford co-stars.

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Once (2006)

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Once - 2007-12-18 -

In this charming contemporary musical, a street musician in Dublin strikes up a friendship with a migrant street hawker, and the duo ends up composing and recording a series of songs over the course of a week that mirrors their burgeoning romance.

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The Beatles: Yellow Submarine (1968)

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Yellow Submarine - 1999-09-14 -

The Fab Four's first and only animated feature -- a psychadelic must-see for Beatles fans -- finds the boys trying to save Pepperland from the scourge of the Blue Meanies amid a sea of puns, non sequiturs and surrealistic flights of fancy.

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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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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

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Sweeney Todd 2008-10-21 2008-04-01 -

In this adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, vengeful Sweeney Todd becomes a deranged murderer after being falsely imprisoned by a sinister judge. To cover his tracks, Todd enlists the help of a baker whose meat pies become the toast of London.

a.k.a. Sweeney Todd, el barbero diabólico de la calle Fleet
Sweeney Todd: Der teuflische Barbier aus der Fleet Street
Sweeney Todd: Il diabolico barbiere di Fleet Street
Sweeney Todd: Le diabolique barbier de Fleet Street
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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 2009-10-20 2001-08-28 -

Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka ignites a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary.

a.k.a. Willy Wonka e la fabbrica di cioccolato
Willy Wonka und die Schokoladenfabrik
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Hairspray (2007)

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Hairspray 2007-11-20 2007-11-20 -

Set in 1962, this colorful adaptation of the Tony-winning musical follows ambitious plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad, who tries to integrate a racially divided Baltimore one Watusi at a time.

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Moulin Rouge! (2001)

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Moulin Rouge 2010-10-19 2001-12-18 2011-02-01
2012-02-01

A naïve young poet (Ewan McGregor) falls in love with a cabaret star (Nicole Kidman), and their ill-fated romance serves as a convenient peg on which to hang a dazzling array of songs, from snatches of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music" to Madonna's "Like a Virgin." But the real star is director Baz Luhrmann, who came up with this infectious concoction that won two Oscars for art direction and costume design as well as six other nods.

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Pearl Jam Twenty (2011)

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