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In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.

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Scanners

1981 • R • Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
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After a man with extraordinary—and frighteningly destructive—telepathic abilities is nabbed by agents from a mysterious rogue corporation, he discovers he is far from the only possessor of such strange powers, and that some of the other “scanners” have their minds set on world domination, while others are trying to stop them.

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THX 1138
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THX 1138

1971 • R • Indie, Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction
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People in the future live in a totalitarian society. A technician named THX 1138 lives a mundane life between work and taking a controlled consumption of drugs that the government uses to make puppets out of people. As THX is without drugs for the first time he has feelings for a woman and they start a secret relationship.

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein

1931 • NR • Drama, Horror, Science Fiction
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Dr. Henry Frankenstein attempts to create life by assembling a creature from body parts of the deceased. Aided by his loyal misshapen assistant, Fritz, Frankenstein succeeds in animating his monster, but, confused and traumatized, it escapes into the countryside and begins to wreak havoc. Frankenstein searches for the elusive being, and eventually must confront his tormented creation.

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Dracula

Dracula

1931 • NR • Horror, Fantasy
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A powerful and ruthless vampire named Count Dracula arrives in London to prey on young, socialite women. Standing in the vampire's way, is a group of concerned men and the enigmatic Dr. Abraham Van Helsing.

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Escape From Alcatraz
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Escape From Alcatraz

1979 • PG • Crime, Drama
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San Francisco Bay, January 18, 1960. Frank Lee Morris is transferred to Alcatraz, a maximum security prison located on a rocky island. Although no one has ever managed to escape from there, Frank and other inmates begin to carefully prepare an escape plan.

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The African Queen
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The African Queen

1952 • PG • Adventure, War, Romance
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At the start of the First World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off a German warship.

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The Last Emperor

1988 • PG-13 • Drama, History
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A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation by the invading Japanese, and finally to his obscure existence as just another peasant worker in the People's Republic.

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The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me

1977 • PG • Adventure, Action, Thriller
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Russian and British submarines with nuclear missiles on board both vanish from sight without a trace. England and Russia both blame each other as James Bond tries to solve the riddle of the disappearing ships. But the KGB also has an agent on the case.

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

1956 • NR • Horror, Science Fiction
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A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

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For Your Eyes Only

For Your Eyes Only

1981 • PG • Adventure, Action, Thriller
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A British spy ship has sunk and on board was a hi-tech encryption device. James Bond is sent to find the device that holds British launching instructions before the enemy Soviets get to it first.

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Sling Blade

1996 • Drama
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Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly institutionalized, Karl is deemed fit to be released into the outside world.

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Fright Night

Fright Night

1985 • R • Horror, Comedy
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Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige, is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent, famed for portraying a ghoul hunter. Unfortunately for the would-be vampire slayers, Dandrige has set his sights on Charley's girlfriend.

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Darkman

Darkman

1990 • R • Action, Science Fiction, Crime, Superhero
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Dr. Peyton Westlake is on the verge of realizing a major breakthrough in synthetic skin when his laboratory is destroyed by gangsters. Having been burned beyond recognition and forever altered by an experimental medical procedure, Westlake becomes known as Darkman, assuming alternate identities in his quest for revenge and a new life with a former love.

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Crimson Tide

Crimson Tide

1995 • R • Thriller
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On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.

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48 Hrs.

1982 • R • Thriller, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
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A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.

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Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Escape from the Planet of the Apes

1971 • G • Action, Science Fiction
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The world is shocked by the appearance of three talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society—but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.

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The Firm

1993 • R • Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the more sinister side of his company. Then, two Associates are murdered. The FBI contact him, asking him for information and suddenly his life is ruined. He has a choice - work with the FBI, or stay with the Firm. Either way he will lose his life as he knows it. Mitch figures the only way out is to follow his own plan...

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Fallen

Fallen

1998 • R • Thriller, Fantasy, Crime, Drama
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Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.

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The Rocketeer

1991 • PG • Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Family, Superhero
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Young pilot Cliff Secord stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the help of his mechanic/mentor, he attempts to save his girl and stop the Nazis as 'The Rocketeer'.

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The Magnificent Seven

1960 • Western
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An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.

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