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2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by Stanley Kubrick | Rated G | 149 min | 1968

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.


The Wizard of Oz

Directed by Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor | 102 min | 1939

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.


Lawrence of Arabia

Directed by David Lean | Rated PG | 216 min | 1962

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.


The Searchers

Directed by John Ford | 119 min | 1956

A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe.


Seven Samurai

Directed by Akira Kurosawa | 207 min | 1954

A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.


North by Northwest

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock | 136 min | 1959

A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.


Jaws

Directed by Steven Spielberg | Rated PG | 124 min | 1975

When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.


The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by David Lean | Rated PG | 161 min | 1957

After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.


Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

Directed by George Lucas | Rated PG | 121 min | 1977

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.


The Gold Rush

Directed by Charles Chaplin | 95 min | 1925

A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more.


The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directed by Peter Jackson | Rated PG-13 | 201 min | 2003

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.


Raiders of the Lost Ark

Directed by Steven Spielberg | Rated PG | 115 min | 1981

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.


Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Directed by Irvin Kershner | Rated PG | 124 min | 1980

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.


The Wild Bunch

Directed by Sam Peckinpah | Rated R | 145 min | 1969

An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.


King Kong

Directed by Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | 100 min | 1933

A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. Then he's captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.


The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Directed by John Huston | 126 min | 1948

Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains.


Toy Story

Directed by John Lasseter | Rated G | 81 min | 1995

A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.


Ben-Hur

Directed by William Wyler | Rated G | 212 min | 1959

When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.


The General

Directed by Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton | 67 min | 1926

When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.


Tom Jones

Directed by Tony Richardson | 128 min | 1963

In eighteenth century England, "first cousins" Tom Jones and Master Blifil grew up together in privilege in the western countryside, but could not be more different in nature. Tom, the ...


The Adventures of Robin Hood

Directed by Michael Curtiz, William Keighley | Rated PG | 102 min | 1938

When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.


Back to the Future

Directed by Robert Zemeckis | Rated PG | 116 min | 1985

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.


The African Queen

Directed by John Huston | Rated PG | 105 min | 1951

In Africa during WWI, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.


Barry Lyndon

Directed by Stanley Kubrick | Rated PG | 184 min | 1975

An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.


Stagecoach

Directed by John Ford | 96 min | 1939

A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process.


WALL·E

Directed by Andrew Stanton | Rated G | 98 min | 2008

In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by Peter Jackson | Rated PG-13 | 178 min | 2001

A meek Hobbit and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the One Ring and the Dark Lord Sauron.


The Lion King

Directed by Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff | Rated G | 89 min | 1994

Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble.


Inside Out

Directed by Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen | Rated PG | 95 min | 2015

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.


Sideways

Directed by Alexander Payne | Rated R | 126 min | 2004

Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment embark on a week-long road trip through California's wine country, just as one is about to take a trip down the aisle.


Up

Directed by Pete Docter, Bob Peterson | Rated PG | 96 min | 2009

Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.


The Princess Bride

Directed by Rob Reiner | Rated PG | 98 min | 1987

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.


Around the World in Eighty Days

Directed by Michael Anderson, John Farrow | Rated G | 175 min | 1956

A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.


Dances with Wolves

Directed by Kevin Costner | Rated PG-13 | 181 min | 1990

Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.


Toy Story 3

Directed by Lee Unkrich | Rated G | 103 min | 2010

The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.


Mad Max: Fury Road

Directed by George Miller | Rated R | 120 min | 2015

A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max.


Inception

Directed by Christopher Nolan | Rated PG-13 | 148 min | 2010

A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.


Goldfinger

Directed by Guy Hamilton | 110 min | 1964

Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.


Avatar

Directed by James Cameron | Rated PG-13 | 162 min | 2009

A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.


The Wages of Fear

Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot | 131 min | 1953

In a decrepit South American village, men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe.


Thelma & Louise

Directed by Ridley Scott | Rated R | 130 min | 1991

An Arkansas waitress and a housewife shoot a rapist and take off in a '66 Thunderbird.


Toy Story 2

Directed by John Lasseter, Ash Brannon, Lee Unkrich | Rated G | 92 min | 1999

When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends vow to rescue him, but Woody finds the idea of immortality in a museum tempting.


Aliens

Directed by James Cameron | Rated R | 137 min | 1986

The planet from Alien (1979) has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough?


Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

Directed by George Miller | Rated R | 94 min | 1981

In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits.


A Passage to India

Directed by David Lean | Rated PG | 164 min | 1984

Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.


Almost Famous

Directed by Cameron Crowe | Rated R | 122 min | 2000

A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour.


Spirited Away

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki | Rated PG | 125 min | 2001

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.


Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones | Rated PG | 91 min | 1975

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.


Red River

Directed by Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson | 133 min | 1948

Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son.


Great Expectations

Directed by David Lean | 118 min | 1946

A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.


Finding Nemo

Directed by Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich | Rated G | 100 min | 2003

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.


Jurassic Park

Directed by Steven Spielberg | Rated PG-13 | 127 min | 1993

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.


Easy Rider

Directed by Dennis Hopper | Rated R | 95 min | 1969

Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America.


Shaun the Sheep Movie

Directed by Mark Burton, Richard Starzak | Rated PG | 85 min | 2015

When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.


How to Train Your Dragon

Directed by Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders | Rated PG | 98 min | 2010

A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.


Sullivan's Travels

Directed by Preston Sturges | 90 min | 1941

A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about life, which gives him a rude awakening.


Aguirre, the Wrath of God

Directed by Werner Herzog | 93 min | 1972

In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.


The Grand Budapest Hotel

Directed by Wes Anderson | Rated R | 99 min | 2014

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.


Mutiny on the Bounty

Directed by Frank Lloyd | 132 min | 1935

Midshipman Roger Byam joins Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian aboard the HMS Bounty for a voyage to Tahiti. Bligh proves to be a brutal tyrant and, after six pleasant months on Tahiti, ...


Hugo

Directed by Martin Scorsese | Rated PG | 126 min | 2011

Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.


The Revenant

Directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Rated R | 156 min | 2015

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.


Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Directed by James Cameron | Rated R | 137 min | 1991

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her young son, John Connor, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal.


Ghostbusters

Directed by Ivan Reitman | Rated PG | 105 min | 1984

Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.


The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Directed by Peter Jackson | Rated PG-13 | 179 min | 2002

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.


The Goonies

Directed by Richard Donner | Rated PG | 114 min | 1985

In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure.


Y Tu Mamá También

Directed by Alfonso Cuarón | Rated R | 106 min | 2001

In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.


Dr. No

Directed by Terence Young | 110 min | 1962

A resourceful British government agent seeks answers in a case involving the disappearance of a colleague and the disruption of the American space program.


The Right Stuff

Directed by Philip Kaufman | Rated PG | 193 min | 1983

The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.


Oliver Twist

Directed by David Lean | 105 min | 1948

Based on the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist is about an orphan boy who runs away from a workhouse and meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. Oliver is taken in by the pickpocket ...


Deliverance

Directed by John Boorman | Rated R | 110 min | 1972

Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.


Da 5 Bloods

Directed by Spike Lee | Rated R | 154 min | 2020

Four African-American vets battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen squad leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide.


Heaven's Gate

Directed by Michael Cimino | Rated R | 325 min | 1980

A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a sheriff born into wealth attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.


The Old Man and the Sea

Directed by John Sturges, Henry King, Fred Zinnemann | Rated N/A | 86 min | 1958

An old Cuban fisherman's dry spell is broken when he hooks a gigantic fish that drags him out to sea. Based on Ernest Hemingway's story.


Interstellar

Directed by Christopher Nolan | Rated PG-13 | 169 min | 2014

A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.


Carry On... Up the Khyber

Directed by Gerald Thomas | Rated N/A | 88 min | 1968

Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond looks after the British outpost near the Khybar pass. Protected by the kilted Third Foot and Mouth regiment, you would think they were safe. But the Khazi of Kalabar...


The Shape of Water

Directed by Guillermo del Toro | Rated R | 123 min | 2017

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.


Princess Mononoke

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki | Rated PG-13 | 134 min | 1997

On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.


Das Boot

Directed by Wolfgang Petersen | Rated R | 149 min | 1981

The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror.


Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Directed by Richard Marquand | Rated PG | 131 min | 1983

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force.


Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Directed by J.J. Abrams | Rated PG-13 | 138 min | 2015

Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance.


Inglourious Basterds

Directed by Quentin Tarantino, Eli Roth | Rated R | 153 min | 2009

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.


Gravity

Directed by Alfonso Cuarón | Rated PG-13 | 91 min | 2013

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.


Spartacus

Directed by Stanley Kubrick | Rated PG-13 | 197 min | 1960

The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.


The Thief of Bagdad

Directed by Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies | 106 min | 1940

After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.


Moonfleet

Directed by Fritz Lang | 87 min | 1955

Moonfleet is set in Dorset, England. The Fleet refers to the land just west of Portland, Southern England.


Apocalypto

Directed by Mel Gibson | Rated R | 139 min | 2006

As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw, a young man captured for sacrifice, flees to avoid his fate.


Apollo 13

Directed by Ron Howard | Rated PG | 140 min | 1995

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.


Mad Max

Directed by George Miller | Rated R | 88 min | 1979

In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.


Sorcerer

Directed by William Friedkin | Rated PG | 121 min | 1977

Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.


The Great Escape

Directed by John Sturges | 172 min | 1963

Allied P.O.W.s plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.


Three Kings

Directed by David O. Russell | Rated R | 114 min | 1999

In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, 4 soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.


Edge of Tomorrow

Directed by Doug Liman | Rated PG-13 | 113 min | 2014

A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies.


Guardians of the Galaxy

Directed by James Gunn | Rated PG-13 | 121 min | 2014

A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe.


Sunshine

Directed by Danny Boyle | Rated R | 107 min | 2007

A team of international astronauts are sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057.


Galaxy Quest

Directed by Dean Parisot | Rated PG | 102 min | 1999

The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help.


A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Directed by Steven Spielberg | Rated PG-13 | 146 min | 2001

A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.


Romancing the Stone

Directed by Robert Zemeckis | Rated PG | 106 min | 1984

A romance writer sets off to Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure.


The Guns of Navarone

Directed by J. Lee Thompson | Rated N/A | 158 min | 1961

A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel.


The Martian

Directed by Ridley Scott | Rated PG-13 | 144 min | 2015

An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

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