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Singin' in the Rain

Directed by Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | 103 min | 1952

A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.


Annie Hall

Directed by Woody Allen | Rated PG | 93 min | 1977

Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall.


Some Like It Hot

Directed by Billy Wilder | 120 min | 1959

When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.


Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Directed by Stanley Kubrick | Rated PG | 95 min | 1964

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.


The Graduate

Directed by Mike Nichols | 106 min | 1967

A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.


The Apartment

Directed by Billy Wilder | 125 min | 1960

A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.


City Lights

Directed by Charles Chaplin | 87 min | 1931

With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.


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.


Forrest Gump

Directed by Robert Zemeckis | Rated PG-13 | 142 min | 1994

Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him.


The Rules of the Game

Directed by Jean Renoir | 110 min | 1939

A bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II, as the rich and their poor servants meet up at a French chateau.


Nashville

Directed by Robert Altman | Rated R | 159 min | 1975

Over the course of a few hectic days, numerous interrelated people prepare for a political convention as secrets and lies are surfaced and revealed.


It Happened One Night

Directed by Frank Capra | 105 min | 1934

A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story.


Modern Times

Directed by Charles Chaplin | Rated G | 87 min | 1936

The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.


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.


Duck Soup

Directed by Leo McCarey | 68 min | 1933

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.


The Philadelphia Story

Directed by George Cukor | 112 min | 1940

When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.


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.


A Hard Day's Night

Directed by Richard Lester | 87 min | 1964

A 'typical' day in the life of the Beatles, including many of their famous songs.


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 Sting

Directed by George Roy Hill | Rated PG | 129 min | 1973

In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.


La Dolce Vita

Directed by Federico Fellini | 174 min | 1960

A series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome.


Manhattan

Directed by Woody Allen | Rated R | 96 min | 1979

The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.


Tootsie

Directed by Sydney Pollack | Rated PG | 116 min | 1982

Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap.


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.


Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by Frank Capra | 129 min | 1939

A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.


The Artist

Directed by Michel Hazanavicius | Rated PG-13 | 100 min | 2011

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.


Day for Night

Directed by François Truffaut | Rated PG | 115 min | 1973

A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.


Stairway to Heaven

Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Rated PG | 104 min | 1946

A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.


Bringing Up Baby

Directed by Howard Hawks | 102 min | 1938

While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby.


Withnail & I

Directed by Bruce Robinson | Rated R | 107 min | 1987

London, 1969 - two 'resting' (unemployed and unemployable) actors, Withnail and Marwood, fed up with damp, cold, piles of washing-up, mad drug dealers and psychotic Irishmen, decide to ...


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.


Terms of Endearment

Directed by James L. Brooks | Rated PG | 132 min | 1983

Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love and her daughter's family problems.


The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

Directed by Luis Buñuel | Rated PG | 102 min | 1972

A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together.


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.


L'Atalante

Directed by Jean Vigo | 89 min | 1934

Newly married couple Juliette and a ship captain Jean struggle through marriage as they travel on the L'atalante along with the captain's first mate Le père Jules and a cabin boy.


Shakespeare in Love

Directed by John Madden | Rated R | 123 min | 1998

A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.


Playtime

Directed by Jacques Tati | 115 min | 1967

Monsieur Hulot curiously wanders around a high-tech Paris, paralleling a trip with a group of American tourists. Meanwhile, a nightclub/restaurant prepares its opening night, but it's still under construction.


Life Is Beautiful

Directed by Roberto Benigni | Rated PG-13 | 116 min | 1997

When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.


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.


La La Land

Directed by Damien Chazelle | Rated PG-13 | 128 min | 2016

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.


The Full Monty

Directed by Peter Cattaneo | Rated R | 91 min | 1997

Six unemployed steel workers form a male striptease act. The women cheer them on to go for "the full monty" - total nudity.


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.


Crimes and Misdemeanors

Directed by Woody Allen | Rated PG-13 | 104 min | 1989

An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.


Mary Poppins

Directed by Robert Stevenson | 139 min | 1964

A magic nanny comes to work for a cold banker's unhappy family.


American Graffiti

Directed by George Lucas | Rated PG | 110 min | 1973

A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.


Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Rated R | 119 min | 2014

Illustrated upon the progress of his latest Broadway play, a former popular actor's struggle to cope with his current life as a wasted actor is shown.


MASH

Directed by Robert Altman | Rated R | 116 min | 1970

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.


Lady Bird

Directed by Greta Gerwig | Rated R | 94 min | 2017

In the early 2000s, an artistically-inclined seventeen year-old comes of age in Sacramento, California.


Amélie

Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Rated R | 122 min | 2001

Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.


Kind Hearts and Coronets

Directed by Robert Hamer | 106 min | 1949

A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.


Four Weddings and a Funeral

Directed by Mike Newell | Rated R | 117 min | 1994

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.


Meet Me in St. Louis

Directed by Vincente Minnelli | 113 min | 1944

In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.


His Girl Friday

Directed by Howard Hawks | 92 min | 1940

A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.


Groundhog Day

Directed by Harold Ramis | Rated PG | 101 min | 1993

A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again.


Parasite

Directed by Bong Joon Ho | Rated R | 132 min | 2019

All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incident.


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.


Roman Holiday

Directed by William Wyler | 118 min | 1953

A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.


Top Hat

Directed by Mark Sandrich | 101 min | 1935

An American dancer comes to Britain and falls for a model whom he initially annoyed, but she mistakes him for his goofy producer.


The Commitments

Directed by Alan Parker | Rated R | 118 min | 1991

When Jimmy Rabbitte wants to start a band, he has open auditions at his house.


Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by Frank Capra | 115 min | 1936

Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.


The Lady Eve

Directed by Preston Sturges | 94 min | 1941

A trio of classy card sharps targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, till one of them falls in love with him.


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.


Topsy-Turvy

Directed by Mike Leigh | Rated R | 154 min | 1999

After Gilbert and Sullivan's latest play is critically panned, the frustrated team threatens to disband until it is inspired to write the masterpiece "The Mikado".


Educating Rita

Directed by Lewis Gilbert | Rated PG | 110 min | 1983

A young wife decides to complete her education and take her exams. She meets a professor who teaches her to value her own insights while still being able to beat the exams. The change in ...


Grey Gardens

Directed by Ellen Hovde, Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Muffie Meyer | Rated PG | 94 min | 1975

An old mother and her middle-aged daughter, the aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, live their eccentric lives in a filthy, decaying mansion in East Hampton.


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.


Dazed and Confused

Directed by Richard Linklater | Rated R | 102 min | 1993

The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 1976.


Hope and Glory

Directed by John Boorman | Rated PG-13 | 113 min | 1987

A semi-autobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2. For a young boy, this time in history was ...


Adam's Rib

Directed by George Cukor | 101 min | 1949

Domestic and professional tensions mount when a husband and wife work as opposing lawyers in a case involving a woman who shot her husband.


Life Is Sweet

Directed by Mike Leigh | Rated R | 103 min | 1990

A waitress, her cook husband, & their twin daughters ponder their lives over a few weeks in a working-class suburb north of London.


Cooley High

Directed by Michael Schultz | Rated PG | 107 min | 1975

In 1964, a group of high school friends who live on the Near North Side of Chicago enjoy life to the fullest...parties, hanging out, meeting new friends. Then life changes for two of the ...


The Band Wagon

Directed by Vincente Minnelli | 112 min | 1953

A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it beyond recognition.


Driving Miss Daisy

Directed by Bruce Beresford | Rated PG | 99 min | 1989

An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years.


Green Book

Directed by Peter Farrelly | Rated PG-13 | 130 min | 2018

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.


The Quiet Man

Directed by John Ford | 129 min | 1952

A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love.


Amarcord

Directed by Federico Fellini | Rated R | 123 min | 1973

A series of comedic and nostalgic vignettes set in a 1930s Italian coastal town.


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.


Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by Charles Chaplin | 124 min | 1947

A suave but cynical man supports his family by marrying and murdering rich women for their money, but the job has some occupational hazards.


Hannah and Her Sisters

Directed by Woody Allen | Rated PG-13 | 103 min | 1986

Between two Thanksgivings two years apart, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.


The Player

Directed by Robert Altman | Rated R | 124 min | 1992

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?


The Breakfast Club

Directed by John Hughes | Rated R | 97 min | 1985

Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.


The Ladykillers

Directed by Alexander Mackendrick | Rated N/A | 91 min | 1955

Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.


Claire's Knee

Directed by Éric Rohmer | Rated GP | 105 min | 1970

On holiday, a conflicted man lusts after beautiful stepsisters despite his betrothal to a diplomat's daughter.


Going My Way

Directed by Leo McCarey | 126 min | 1944

Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley led a colorful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy, but his level gaze and twinkling eyes make it clear that he knows ...


The Lavender Hill Mob

Directed by Charles Crichton | 78 min | 1951

A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eiffel Towers.


Satantango

Directed by Béla Tarr | Rated N/A | 450 min | 1994

Plotting on a payment they are about to receive, residents of a collapsing collective farm see their plans turn into desolation when they discover that Irimiás, a former co-worker who they thought was dead, is coming back to the village.


Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Directed by John Hughes | Rated PG-13 | 103 min | 1986

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that.


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.


Gloria

Directed by Sebastián Lelio | Rated R | 110 min | 2013

A story set in Santiago and centered on Gloria, a free-spirited older woman, and the realities of her whirlwind relationship with a former naval officer whom she meets out in the clubs.


Rushmore

Directed by Wes Anderson | Rated R | 93 min | 1998

The extracurricular king of Rushmore preparatory school is put on academic probation.


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.


Car Wash

Directed by Michael Schultz | Rated PG | 97 min | 1976

Car Wash is about a close-knit group of employees who one day have all manner of strange visitors coming onto their forecourt, including Richard Pryor as a preaching 'wonder-man' who is ...


Crooklyn

Directed by Spike Lee | Rated PG-13 | 115 min | 1994

Spike Lee's vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz musician husband and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973.


Diner

Directed by Barry Levinson | Rated R | 110 min | 1982

A group of college-age buddies struggle with their imminent passage into adulthood in 1959 Baltimore.


Friday

Directed by F. Gary Gray | Rated R | 91 min | 1995

Two homies, Smokey and Craig, smoke a dope dealer's weed and try to figure a way to get the $200 they owe to the dealer by 10 p.m. that same night.


Hollywood Shuffle

Directed by Robert Townsend | Rated R | 78 min | 1987

An actor limited to stereotypical roles because of his ethnicity, dreams of making it big as a highly respected performer. As he makes his rounds, the film takes a satiric look at African American actors in Hollywood.


House Party

Directed by Reginald Hudlin | Rated R | 100 min | 1990

Young Kid has been invited to a party at his friend Play's house. But after a fight at school, Kid's father grounds him. None the less, Kid sneaks out when his father falls asleep. But Kid ...


I Like It Like That

Directed by Darnell Martin | Rated R | 104 min | 1994

Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino...


Losing Ground

Directed by Kathleen Collins | Rated N/A | 86 min | 1982

A comedy-drama about a Black American female philosophy professor and her insensitive, philandering, and flamboyant artist husband who are having a marital crisis. When the wife goes off on...

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