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12 angry men
PN1997.T83 2008
Tempers rise as a jury of middle-aged men find themselves unable to sway a single member of their group to the majority opinion. Confronted with a seemingly clear-cut case, bolstered by opinions and assumptions, but with no verdict in sight the group threatens to become deadlocked. Will the 12th juror, stubbornly convinced of a young defendent's innocence, be able to sway the entire group to his viewpoint, or will the group ultimately force the holdout to forego his concerns, potentially ignoring truth in a rush to judgement?
12 angry men
PN1997.T78 2001
Depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons.
12 monkeys
PN1997.T836 2005
An inmate from a futuristic prison is sent to the past to gather information about the virus that sent the human race to live underground.
127 hours
PN1997.A186 2010
In April 2003 Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old hiker, fell and was trapped in a narrow crevasse, his right arm wedged against the rock wall by a boulder. Mr. Ralston's ordeal was a struggle for survival and a profound existential crisis. He had gone to Bluejohn Canyon, Utah for a rock-climbing weekend alone. Not telling anyone where he is going is part of the point: real freedom means getting a clean break from civilization and the burdens of family, friends, and other responsibilities. Finding himself stuck, he knows he can't expect anyone to come to his rescue, which forces him to ruminate about his family, his ex-girlfriend, and the hereafter. As a trained engineer and a skilled--albeit somewhat careless---outdoorsman, he understand his predicament as a practical challenge, a techincal problem. After struggling for more than five days, he makes an immanently logical decision about its solution.
2001, a space odyssey
PN1997.T85 2007
Disc 1: Digitally remastered movie -- Disc 2. Special features.
A space voyage to Jupiter erupts in disaster when the ship's computer goes mad.
2010 [the year we make contact] /
PN1997.A187 2000
American and Soviet astronauts go to Jupiter in an attempt to solve the puzzle of the original Discovery flight made in 2001.
3 days of the Condor
PN1997.T474 1999
A CIA agent who is on the run from a mass slaughter in his research office suddenly finds himself the target of both his employers and the unknown killers of his associates.
9 to 5
PN1997.A18 2006
Three secretaries live every female worker's dream after discovering they share the same resentment towards their sexist boss.
A beautiful mind
PN1997.B414 2006
The true story of a troubled Princeton mathematician who is able to overcome years of suffering from schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize.
A few good men
PN1997.F473 2001
Cruise stars as a brash Navy lawyer who's teamed with a gung-ho litigator in a politically-explosive murder case. Charged with defending two Marines accused of killing a fellow soldier, they are confronted with complex issues of loyalty and honor - including its most sacred code and its most formidable warrior.
A few good men
PN1997.F473 2001
Cruise stars as a brash Navy lawyer who's teamed with a gung-ho litigator in a politically-explosive murder case. Charged with defending two Marines accused of killing a fellow soldier, they are confronted with complex issues of loyalty and honor - including its most sacred code and its most formidable warrior.
A hard day's night
PN1997.H374 2002
Disc 1. Feature. Things they said today: contemporary recollections about making the movie -- Disc 2. Supplementary material.
A lively, good-natured spoof of "Beatlemania" portraying a frantic 36 hours in the lives of the rock group.
A river runs through it
PN1997.R565 2005
Two sons rebel against their stern minister father; one by channeling it through writing and the other through self-destructive behavior.
A room with a view
PN1997.R66 2004
Based on the novel by E.M. Forster.
A rose for Emily
PN1997.R664 2006
Miss Emily Grierson was the fading aristocrat of a small Southern town. When she was young, her tyrannical father drove away all her suitors. Finally free after his death, Miss Emily quickly succumbed to the advances of a Yankee day laborer. Only years later does the town realize the chilling consequnces of this ill-fated romance.
A tale of two cities
PN1997.T24 2007
The ultimate tale of love, honor, and sacrifice during the bloodstained French Revolution is movingly brought to life in this sumptuous production ... which thrillingly captures all the drama and emotion of one of history's most tumultuous eras--Container.
Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes Aguirre, wrath of God /
PN1997.A35 1991
A band of Spanish conquistadors led by Aguirre, self-styled "Wrath of God," go up the Amazon in search of gold, but Aguirre's megalomania turns the expedition into a death trip.
Al Jolson, "the jazz singer"
PN1997.J39 2007
A Jewish cantor's son breaks with his family to become a popular music singer. Accompanying special features include: The dawn of sound: how movies learned to talk, a feature-length documentary on the development of sound technology and 24 rare, historic Vitaphone shorts.
Alamo, The
PN1997.A3577 2004
Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna.
Alamo, The
PN1997.A3576 2004
Tells the story of the historic battle by 185 men against a 7,000-man Mexican army--a battle that ended in the smaller forces' defeat, but lasted long enough to insure the eventual independence of Texas.
Alfred Hitchcock's rear window
PN1997.R365 2001
As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events. Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history.
Alice in Wonderland
PN1997.A3578 2010
Alice, now 19 years old, returns to the whimsical world she first entered as a child and embarks on a journey to discover her true destiny.
Alien quadrilogy
PN1997.A35855 2003
Discs 1-2. Alien (directed by Ridley Scott, screenplay by Dan O'Bannon, music by Jerry Goldsmith; 1979) -- Discs 3-4. Aliens (directed by James Cameron, screenplay by James Cameron, music by James Horner; 1986) -- Discs 5-6. Alien 3 (directed by David Fincher, screenplay by David Giler, Walter Hill, Larry Ferguson, music by Elliot Goldenthal; 1992) -- Discs 7-8. Alien resurrection (directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, screenplay by Joss Whedon, music by John Frizzell; 1997) -- Disc 9. Alien quadriology bonus disc.
The complete story of Lieutenant Ellen Ripley's recurring battles with members of a parasitical extraterrestrial species.
Aliens
PN1997.A3586 2004
In this sequel to Alien, Ripley is the only survivor from mankind's first encounter with the monstrous Alien. Her account of the Alien and the fate of her crew are received with skepticism--until the mysterious disappearnce of colonists on LV-426 lead her to join a team of high-tech colonial marines sent in to investigate.
All about Eve
PN1997.A359 2008
From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington moves relentlessly towards her goal: taking the reins of power from the great actress Margo Channing. The cunning Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critics see through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit.
All quiet on the western front
PN1997.A3598 2007
A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war.
All that jazz
PN1997.A35988 2007
Based on director Bob Fosse's own extravagant life, this vibrant and spectacular film follows Fosse's alter ego, Joe Gideon in his relentless pursuit of sex, drugs and self-destruction. His womanizing both supports and debilitates him as he juggles his mistress, ex-wife and beloved daughter. Hovering over all of his excess is an angel. The proceedings are set amid rapturous dream sequences, lavish production numbers and fabulous sets.--Container.
All the President's men
PN1997.A366 2006
Disc 1. The movie -- disc 2. Special features.
True story of the Watergate break-in that led to the political scandal of the decade.
Amadeus
PN1997.A43 1997
Adapted from Shaffer's play, the film presents the life of Antonio Salieri, a mediocre 18th century Viennese composer obsessed with and jealous of the musical genius of the age: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
American beauty
PN1997.A38 2000
Bonus features: Behind the scenes featurette ; audio commentary with director Sam Mendes and writer Alan Ball ; storyboard presentation with commentary by Sam Mendes and director of photography, Conrad L. Hall ; two theatrical trailers.
An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend.
American graffiti
PN1997.A4 1998
Four teenagers come of age in 1962 on the last summer night before they go off to college, jobs, or the army.
An American crime
PN1997.A385 2008
The true story of a housewife who tortures two teenage sisters and abuses one to death, allowing her children and neighborhood kids to assist in the abuse.
An American in Paris
PN1997.A44 2008
An American expatriate painter living in Paris falls in love with an engaged French woman.
Angel heart
PN1997.A524 2004
Special features: DVD introduction by director Alan Parker ; New interviews with Alan Parker and actor Mickey Rourke ; Vodoun truths (A collection of new documentaries discussing the facts, history and beliefs of voodoo): Voodoo...the truth (ca. 12 min.) -- New Orleans Voodoo connection (ca. 20 min.)
A down on his luck detective travels from the tough streets of Brooklyn, to the hot jazz clubs of New Orleans, and finally to voodoo rituals in the swamps of Louisiana.
Animal farm
PN1997.A53 2004
A group of farm animals successfully revolt against their cruel human owner, only to be enslaved anew by the unscrupulous pig Napolean, whose slogan is "all animals are equal but some animals more equal than others."
Animal farm
PN1997.A53 1980
An animated adaptation of Orwell's political satire. When the barnyard animals assume leadership of a prosperous farm, they learn that "some animals are more equal than others."
Anna Karenina
PN1997.A56 2013
Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Anne of the thousand days Mary, Queen of Scots /
PN1997.A64 1007
[pt. 1] Anne of the thousand days. [pt. 2] Mary Queen of Scots.
Anne of the thousand days: Follow King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn in one of history's most famous tragic love affairs in the Academy Award winning materpiece starring Richard Burton and Genevieve Bujold. Mary Queen of Scots: The battle between Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth, Queen of England comes alive in this epic film.
Anne of the thousand days Mary, Queen of Scots /
PN1997.A64 2007
[pt. 1] Anne of the thousand days. [pt. 2] Mary Queen of Scots.
Anne of the thousand days: Follow King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn in one of history's most famous tragic love affairs in the Academy Award winning materpiece starring Richard Burton and Genevieve Bujold. Mary Queen of Scots: The battle between Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth, Queen of England comes alive in this epic film.
Annie
PN1997.A3665 2003
The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks.
Annie
PN1997.A644 2003
In the depths of the 1930's, Annie is a fiery young orphan girl who must live in a miserable orphanage run by the tyrannical Miss Hannigan. Her seemingly hopeless situation changes dramatically when she is selected to spend a short time at the residence of the wealthy munitions industrialist, Oliver Warbucks.
Annie Hall
PN1997.A645 2005
Woody Allen's semiautobiographical portrait of his amorous, but ultimately mismatched, relationship with co-star Diane Keaton. Allen uses satire and comedy to portray this "nervous romance."
Apartment, The
PN1997.A652 2007
C.C. "Bud" Baxter knows the way to success in business-- it's through the door of his apartment. By providing a perfect hideaway for philandering bosses, the ambitious young employee reaps a series of undeserved promotions. But when Bud lends the key to big boss J.D. Sheldrake, he not only advances his career, but his own love life as well. For Sheldrake's mistress is the lovely Fran Kubelik, elevator girl and angel of Bud's dreams. Convinced that he is the only man for Fran, Bud must make the most important executive decision of his career: lose the girl-- or his job.
Apocalypse now, the complete dossier
PN1997.A653 2006
[Disc 1] Apocalypse now (act one); Apocalypse now redux (act one); special features -- [Disc 2] Apocalypse now (act two); Apocalypse now redux (act two); special features.
A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War.
Apocalypse now, the complete dossier
PN1997.A653 2006
[Disc 1] Apocalypse now (act one); Apocalypse now redux (act one); special features -- [Disc 2] Apocalypse now (act two); Apocalypse now redux (act two); special features.
A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War.
Apollo 13
PN1997.A67 1998
A true story. Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home.
Argo
PN1997.A746 2013
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped and a mid level agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.
Argo
PN1997.A746 2013
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. There's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped and a mid level agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them.
Article 99
PN1997.A686 2003
A staff of doctors at a V.A. hospital do whatever it takes to provide the necessary medical care for ailing U.S. veterans.
As good as it gets
PN1997.A688 2005
Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his gay neighbor Simon is hospitalized, Melvin is forced to babysit Simon's dog. And that unexpected act of kindness-- along with waitress Carol Connelly-- helps put Melvin back in the human race.
As you like it
PN1997.A82 2007
Rosalind is the daughter of banished Duke Senior and is being raised at the court of Duke Frederick, with her cousin Celia. She falls in love with a young man named Orlando, but she is banished by Duke Frederick, who threatens death if she comes near the court again. Celia goes with Rosalind. Disguised as the boy Ganymede, Rosalind enters the forest of Arden. Upon their arrival in the forest, they happen upon Orlando and his manservant, who are fleeing the wrath of Orlando's eldest brother. What follows is an elaborate scheme devised by the cross-dressing Rosalind to find out the verity of Orlando's supposed passion for her, and to further capture his heart, through the witty and mischievous facade of Ganymede.
As you like it
PN1997.A82 1999
An adaptation of one of Shakespeare's comedies about the star-crossed lovers Orlando and Rosalind.
Assassins
PN1997.A873 1996
An info-highway thief is swept into a battle between two hitmen, in a world where what counts is not who makes the first move, but who survives the last.
Avatar
PN1997.A875 2010
Jake Sully is a former Marine who uses a wheelchair. But despite his broken body, Jake is still a warrior at heart. He is recruited to travel light years to the human outpost on Pandora, where a corporate consortium is mining a rare mineral that is the key to solving Earth's energy crisis. He is given a mission to inflitrate the Na'vi, who have become a major obstacle to mining the precious ore. But a beautiful Na'vi femaile, Neytiri, saves Jake's life -- which changes everything.
Awakenings
PN1997.A94 1997
Back to the future the complete trilogy /
PN1997.B318 2002
Back to the future / Steven Spielberg presents a Robert Zemeckis film ; director of photography, Dean Cundey ; executive producers, Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy ; written by Robert Zemeckis & Bob Gale ; produced by Bob Gale and Neil Canton ; directed by Robert Zemeckis (116 min)
Back to the future: It's the mid-80's, and Marty McFly is your average 17-year-old slacker who happens to be friends with an inventor, Doc Brown. Doc's latest invention is a time machine, that ends up transporting Marty back to 1955 where he must bring his parents together so that he will exist when he gets back to his own time. Back to the future part II: Marty visits 2015 to straighten out the future of the McFly family, but Biff Tannen steals the time machine, and with it a book that allows his young self to amass a gambling fortune, which has significant conseqeunces to the present. To correct the problems, Marty and Doc must return to 1955 to retrieve the book. Back to the future part III: Doc Brown has decided to live in the Old West of the 1880's. But when he's in danger of meeting an untimely end, Marty travels back into the past to rescue him. There's just one problem: Doc is so smitten by a schoolteacher that he's become distracted. Now, its up to Marty to keep Doc out
Bandits
PN1997.B36 2002
Special features: Alternate ending; deleted scenes; "Creating Scene 71" featurette; "Making-of-Bandits" featurette.
After busting out of jail and on the run, 2 bank robbers devise the perfect crime with imperfect partners. Not wanting to hurt anyone during their robberies, they go to the homes of bank personnel and end up staying the night with the families so that they can all go to the bank in the morning, hence becoming the "sleepover bandits."
Barry Lyndon
PN1997.B377 2001
The rise and fall of a young 18th century Irishman bent on achieving fame and fortune, mainly by marriage.
Basquiat
PN1997.B377 1997
In 1981 Jean Michel Basquiat, a nineteen-year-old unknown graffiti writer, takes the New York art world by storm.
Bawang bie ji Farewell my concubine /
PN1997.B39 1999
Story that spans more than 50 years in the lives of two men at the Peking Opera, friends since childhood, and the woman who comes between them. Also an absorbing drama of the period in Chinese history from the warlord era through the Cultural Revolution.
Beaches
PN1997.B413 2005
Special features: Widescreen enhanced for 16x9 televisions -- Beaches bloopers -- 1989 Grammy Award-winning Song Of The Year and Record Of The Year "Wind beneath my wings" music video performed by Bette Midler -- AFI's 100 years ... 100 songs with Bette Midler (clip) -- Mayim Bialik remembers Beaches -- Barbara Hershey screen test -- Audio commentary with director Garry Marshall -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English Dolby digital surround ; French Dolby digital surround -- Subtitles: English, French.
Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease.
Beaches
PN1997.B413 2005
Special features: Widescreen enhanced for 16x9 televisions -- Beaches bloopers -- 1989 Grammy Award-winning Song Of The Year and Record Of The Year "Wind beneath my wings" music video performed by Bette Midler -- AFI's 100 years ... 100 songs with Bette Midler (clip) -- Mayim Bialik remembers Beaches -- Barbara Hershey screen test -- Audio commentary with director Garry Marshall -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English Dolby digital surround ; French Dolby digital surround -- Subtitles: English, French.
Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease.
Beasts of the southern wild
PN1997.B4135 2012
Hushpuppy is a six-year-old living in an isolated bayou community. When her father Wink becomes ill, she sets off for the outside world in an attempt to help him. The journey to save her father is delayed by a 'busted' universe that reverses weather patterns and brings about long-extinct animals. Can Hushpuppy save the day?
Beautiful mind, A
PN1997.B414 2002
Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize.
Beauty and the beast
PN1997.B4144 2010
The spell of an enchantress opens this classic fairy tale, turning a cruel prince into a hideous beast. Belle, the heroine, is a book-loving young lady trapped by the beast when she comes looking for her father. To break the spell, the beast must win Belle's love before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose.
Becket
PN1997.B42 2007
Henry II surprises England by naming his fellow rogue and trusted confidant Thomas Becket as Chancellor. But when Henry next appoints him Archbishop of Canterbury, Becket shocks the world by openly defying the King with his newfound faith and compassion. Will a desperate ruler now destroy a beloved friend to save his splintering kingdom?
Beetle Juice
PN1997.B422 2008
A recently deceased Connecticut couple decided to use the maniacal bio-exorcist Betelgeuse to help rid them of the trendy New Yorkers who have moved into their home.
Beetle Juice
PN1997.B422 2008
After Barbara and Adam Maitland are killed in a car crash, they find themselves trapped as ghosts in their beautiful New England farmhouse. Their peaceful 'existence' is disrupted when a yuppie family, the Deetz's, buy their house. The Maitlands are too nice and harmless as ghosts and all their efforts to scare the Deetz's away are unsuccessful. They decide to call to Beetlejuice, a people-exorcizing ghost, for help.
Beetle Juice
PN1997.B422 2008
After Barbara and Adam Maitland are killed in a car crash, they find themselves trapped as ghosts in their beautiful New England farmhouse. Their peaceful 'existence' is disrupted when a yuppie family, the Deetz's, buy their house. The Maitlands are too nice and harmless as ghosts and all their efforts to scare the Deetz's away are unsuccessful. They decide to call to Beetlejuice, a people-exorcizing ghost, for help.
Belle et la bête Beauty and the beast /
PN1997.B415 2003
Tells the fable of the kindly beast and the self-sacrificing beauty whose love releases the prince in him. Contains such visual displays as tears that become real diamonds and walls that grow arms to light Beauty's path through the castle of the Beast.
Ben-Hur
PN1997.B424 2000
A peace-loving prince of Judea leads his nation against the wrath of the conquering Romans. His self-imposed destiny brings tragedy to himself, and his people, as he learns to fight, love, hate and, finally, forgive.
Best years of our lives, The
PN1997.B425 2000
Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hand
Beyond blame
RM146.B49 1997
Bridge's mission is to help hospitals reduce medication errors and adverse drug events through consulting and a cost-effective family of products and services that support improved medication delivery and information management at the bedside. - Container. For twelve weeks during the fall of 1997 we spoke to health care professionals across the United Stats about medication error. This film is the result of those conversations.
Billy Budd
PN1997.B54 2007
An innocent, naive British Naval seaman is accused and tried of murdering the sadistic master-at-arms.
birds, The
PN1997.B5416 2005
Melanie Daniels is a beautiful blonde who arrives in Bodega Bay in pursuit of the handsome and eligible Mitch Brenner. But love is not the only thing in the air when thousands of birds descend upon the town, attacking and terrorizing its residents. Soon Melanie and Mitch are fighting for their lives against a deadly, unexplainable force in this spine-tingling portrait of nature at its most powerful and ruthless.
Biutiful
PN1997.B5425 2011
It's pretty -- Thank you -- Hang on a minute -- Now what? -- Police -- The kids -- Get up -- You're dying -- Don't be foolish -- That's about it -- Marambra -- Mateo -- Where are the kids? -- Happy birthday -- Ige? -- End credits.
Biutiful takes place in grimy and crowded parts of Barcelona that are a world away from that city's tourist attractions. Uxbal is a midlevel mobster, in charge of Chinese sweatshop workers making counterfeit watches and bags, and the African vendors who sell them. He collects and dispenses money, and runs interference with the cops. He also has two young children, a mentally unstable former wife, and a terminal illness. He is trying, despite his job, to be a good man, a good father. He tries to be stoical, tough and compassionate, but he suffers because he cannont do good things, and he cares about the consequences of his actions.
Black moon rising
PN1997.B543 2011
Master thief Sam Quint, hired by the government for a high-level job, hides a computer disc containing vital evidence in a sleek experimental supercar known as The Black Moon. But before Quint can recover the disc, the car is stolen by Nina, a high-tech auto thief. With time running out, Quint must go on the prowl and break into an impenetrable skyscraper to reclaim his property. And what Sam Quint wants, he gets, no matter what he has to do.
Black moon rising
PN1997.B543 2011
Master thief Sam Quint, hired by the government for a high-level job, hides a computer disc containing vital evidence in a sleek experimental supercar known as The Black Moon. But before Quint can recover the disc, the car is stolen by Nina, a high-tech auto thief. With time running out, Quint must go on the prowl and break into an impenetrable skyscraper to reclaim his property. And what Sam Quint wants, he gets, no matter what he has to do.
Blade runner
PN1997.B545 2007
disc 1. Blade runner : the final cut -- disc 2. Dangerous days : making Blade runner -- disc 3. U.S. theatrical cut (1982) -- International theatrical cut (1982) -- Director's cut (1992) -- disc 4. Enhancement archive -- disc 5. Workprint.
Blade runner
PN1997.B545 1999
Rick Deckard prowls the steel-and-microchip jungle of 21st-century Los Angeles. He's a "blade runner" stalking genetically-made criminal replicants. His assignment: kill them. Their crime: wanting to be human. This new version omits Deckard's voiceover narration, develops in slightly greater detail
Blade Runner the final cut /
PN1997.B5454 2007
Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs," the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future.
Blink
PN1997.B546 1994
Thriller about a blind musician who regains her sight only to witness a murder. Because her restored vision is blurred the police are reluctant to believe her- all, that is, but a handsome detective.
Blue Thunder
PN1997.B5488 1989
Chosen to test Blue Thunder, Frank Murphy is amazed by the capabilities of the high-speed, high-tech chopper. It can see through walls, record a whisper or level a city block. Distrusting the military mentality behind Blue Thunder, Murphy and his partner learn the remarkable craft is slated for use as the ultimate weapon in surveillance and crowd control.
Blues Brothers, The
PN1997.B54889 1986
Comedy featuring musical performances by various blues artists in which an ex-convict and his friend raise money for an orphanage.
Bob Roberts a documentary by Terry Manchester /
PN1997.B618 1993
A satirical comedy in which a radical folksinger turned senatorial candidate blends singing, music videos and scandal on the campaign trail.
Body heat
PN1997.B619 1986
A likable, unambitious lawyer and his siren-like lover plot to kill her wealthy husband.
Bodyguard, The
PN1997.B624 1993
In her spectacular film debut, Houston plays Rachel Marron, a music/movie superstar at her peak. Fans want to see her, hear her, touch her. But one wants to kill her - and that's where security expert Frank Farmer (Costner) comes in. Farmer is a professional who never lets his guard down. Rachel's glamorous life often puts her at risk. Each expects to be in charge. What they don't expect is to fall in love.
Bonnie and Clyde
PN1997.B65 1997
A mixture of comedy and brutal violence, this film is based on the exploits of the notorious American outlaws of the 1930's, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.
Bowling for Columbine
PN1997.B69 2003
The United States of America is notorious for its astronomical number of people killed by firearms for a developed nation without a civil war. With his signature sense of angry humor, activist filmmaker Michael Moore sets out to explore the roots of this bloodshed.
Boys don't cry
PN1997.B697 2009
A transgendered youth starts living as a man, and assumes the name Brandon Teena. He moves to a tiny Nebraska town and begins making new friends under his new identity. All goes well until his new friends discover his secret. Based on a true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself.
Bram Stoker's Dracula
PN1997.D72 2005
Francis Ford Coppola returns to the original source of the Dracula myth, and from that gothic romance, he creates a modern masterpiece. Gary Oldman's metamorphosis as Dracula who grows from old to young, from man to beast is nothing short of amazing. Winona Ryder brings equal intensity to the role of a young beauty who becomes the object of Dracula's devastating desire. Anthony Hopkins co-stars as the famed doctor who dares to believe in Dracula, and then dares to confront him.
Brave
PN1997.B729 2012
Princess Merida, an archer and self-reliant young woman, makes a decision which defies custom and brings chaos to her kingdom. To restore her kingdom, she must rely on her bravery and archery skills.
Braveheart
PN1997.B7384 2007
William Wallace, a Scottish folk hero, leads his men to battle against the British oppression.
Brazil
PN1997.B73 1999
Disc 1. The movie (142 min.) -- disc 2. The production notebook -- disc 3. Brazil: the "love conquers all" version (94 min.).
A daydreaming bureaucrat becomes involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman and becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions.
Breakfast at Tiffany's
PN1997.B743 2009
Holly Golightly is an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire. Her next-door neighbor, a writer, is "sponsored" by a wealthy patroness. Guessing who's the right man for Holly is easy; seeing just how romance blossoms is one of the enduring delights of the film.
Breaking the waves
PN1997.B738 1996
Bess gets married -- Life with Jan -- Life alone -- Jan's illness -- Doubt -- Faith -- Bess' sacrifice -- Epilogue: the funeral.
Believing that her prayers to God to bring her husband home from his job on an offshore oil rig caused an accident that left him paralyzed, a pious, young Scottish woman, tragically, submits to his wish that she take on other lovers, convinced that this will aid in his recovery.
Bridesmaids
PN1997.B7387 2011
Theatrical version -- Unrated version.
Annie's life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian's maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals. With one chance to get it perfect, she'll show Lillian and her bridesmaids just how far you'll go for someone you love.
Bridesmaids
PN1997.B7387 2011
Theatrical version -- Unrated version.
Annie's life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian's maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals. With one chance to get it perfect, she'll show Lillian and her bridesmaids just how far you'll go for someone you love.
Bridge on the River Kwai, The
PN1997.B74 2008
British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy.
Brigadoon
PN1997.B7448 2005
Two vacationing Americans stumble upon a Scottish village which comes to life for only one day every 100 years. One of the men falls in love with a townswoman, and has to decide where his heart lies.
Bringing up Baby
PN1997.B75 2005
An heiress determined to catch a zoologist uses her pet leopard, Baby, to get his attention.
Bronx tale, A
PN1997.B76 1994
A hard-working bus driver must stand up to the local mob boss if he is to keep his son from falling into a life of crime.
Brothers McMullen, The
PN1997.B77 1996
"After their good-for-nothing father dies and their mother leaves to be with the man she really loves, brothers Jack, Barry and Patrick are left with only each other as they struggle with their relationships. Married Jack is tempted to have an affair; Patrick isn't sure his fiancee is 'the one'; and Barry can't deal with the fact that he is actually falling in love."--Container.
Bus stop
PN1997.B87 2001
A comedy-drama about a naive but brash young cowboy from Montana who goes to Phoenix to compete in a rodeo and learns about life and love from a cafe singer whom he tries to force into marriage.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
PN1997.B986 2006
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features.
The Sundance Kid is the frontier's fastest gun. His partner, Butch Cassidy is always dreaming up new ways to get rich fast. If only they could blow open a baggage car without also blowing up the money-filled safe inside. So Butch and Sundance pack their guns, put on new duds, and, with Sundance's girlfriend, head down to Bolivia.
Cabaret
PN1997.C33 2003
An egocentric American girl dreams of becoming a star while working in a third-rate Berlin cabaret.
Caddyshack
PN1997.C333 2007
The story centers around Danny Noonan, who is desperate to win the college scholarship awarded to the best caddy at Bushwood Country Club. Also involved are a millionaire who wants to turn the golf course into a a new property development and a greenskeeper who is about to start World War III--against a gopher.
Candidate, The
PN1997.C36 1997
While Richard Nixon is on his way to re-election by a landslide, a young, honest, idealistic lawyer begins to learn the truth about running for office.
Cannery Row
PN1997.C366 2009
In a rundown California town where the inhabitants struggle to survive and better themselves, a romance develops between a quiet marine biologist and a runaway supporting herself through prostitution.
Carmen
PN1997.C37
Film version of the classic opera, with Migenes-Johnson as Carmen who seduces and then spurns the young army corporal played by Domingo.
Carnal knowledge
PN1997.C37 1999
Examines the sexual triumphs and disasters of two American men as it traces their lives from college days to middle age.
Carol Channing larger than life /
PN1997.C3725 2012
A documentary on Broadway legend Carol Channing.
Carousel
PN1997.C376 2006
Billy Bigelow, a smooth-talking carny man, falls in love with a millworker. Tragedy strikes these star-crossed lovers and their journey is not easy.
Cars
PN1997.C378 2006
Hotshot rookie race car Lightning McQueen is living life in the fast lane until he hits a detour on his way to the most important race of his life. Stranded in Radiator Springs, a forgotten town on old Route 66, he meets Sally, Mater, Doc Hudson, and a variety of quirky characters who help him discover that there's more to life than trophies and fame.
Casino Royale
PN1997.C375 2007
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features.
With two professional assassinations in quick succession, James Bond is quickly elevated to '00' status. Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Uganda where he is to spy on a terrorist, Mollaka. Not everything goes to plan and Bond decides to investigate, independently of MI6, in order to track down the rest of the terrorist cell. Following a lead to the Bahamas, he encounters Dimitrios and his girlfriend, Solange. He learns that Dimitrios is involved with Le Chiffre, banker to the world's terrorist organizations. Intellegence reveals that Le Chiffre is planning to raise money in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro at Le Casino Royale. MI6 assigned 007 to play against him, knowing that if Le Chiffre loses, it will destroy his organization. 'M' places Bond under the watchful eye of the beguiling Vesper Lynd. At first skeptical of what value Vesper can provide, Bond's interest in her deepens as they brave danger together and even forture at the hands of Le Chiffre.
Cat on a hot tin roof
PN1997.C38 2006
A story of deception which is destroying a patriarchal Southern family as its' members gather for the imminent demise of their "Big Daddy."
Cats
PN1997.C38 2000
A group of Jellicle cats assembly to discover which one of them will be chosen to go to the "Heaviside Layer".
Cave of forgotten dreams
PN1997.C388 2011
A new documentary from Werner Herzog, follows an exclusive expedition into the nearly inaccessible Chauvet Cave in France, home to the most ancient visual art known to have been created by man. Provides a glimpse of pristine artwork dating back to human hands over 30,000 years ago, almost twice as old as any previous discovery
Chamber, The
PN1997.C4415 1997
Adam Hall is an idealistic young attorney who takes on the death row clemency case of his one-time Klansman grandfather, Sam Cayhall. With just 28 days before the execution, Adam sets out to retrace the events leading to the crime for which Sam was convicted. As the impending death sentence looms closer, Adam works quickly to uncover the family's history for any hidden clues. In a white-knuckle series of twists and turns, Adam discovers deceptions and dark secrets that ultimately lead him to the startling truth.
Charles Dickens' a tale of two cities
PN1997.T23 2006
In the dock of a British courtroom, French aristocrat Charles Darnay stands accused of spying. The outlook appears grim until som e last-minute help comes from the mysterious Sydney Carton. Darnay goes free and makes plans to marry Lucie Manette. Carton keeps his love for her to himself, yet assures her that he would make the ultimate sacrifice for her. As the characters are swept into the maelstrom of the French Revolution, that long-ago promise will become Carton's last hope of redemption for his own soul.
Charlie Wilson's war
PN1997.C444 2008
In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson was best known as a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas. He seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he was a member of two major foreign policy and covert-ops committees. However, once Charlie is prodded by his major conservative supporter, Joanne Herring, Wilson learns about the plight of the people who are suffering from the effects of the brutal Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. With the help of a maverick CIA agent, Gust Avrakotos, Wilson dedicates his canny political efforts to supply the Afghan mujahideen with the weapons and support needed to defeat the Soviet Union. Ultimately, Charlie learns that while military victory can be obtained, there are other consequences and prices to that fight that are ignored to everyone's sorrow. Based on a true story.
Chicago
PN1997.C445 2002
At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart both find themselves on Chicago's famed Murderess Row. They also share Billy Flynn, the town's slickest lawyer with a talent for turning notorious defendants into local legends.
Chinatown
PN1997.C4653 2007
A private detective finds himself in over his head as he takes on a case involving the most rich and powerful people in Chinatown.
Chocolat
PN1997.C466 2001
A young woman returns to Cameroon to trace her past. Soon the sights, sounds and smells sweep her back to her childhood and memories of the people who populated her youth.
Cinderella
PN1997.C485 2004
The beautiful and young Cinderella finds her life of drudgery at the hands of her stepmother and two wicked stepsisters changed forever in one evening, thanks to a fairy godmother and a handsome prince.
Circle of friends
PN1997.C4863 1995
Set in Ireland, this is the story of three girls who were friends when growing up. They are reunited in college, and renew their bonds. The central figure is Benny, a big girl with dreams, who sets her cap for the brightest and handsomest boy on campus.
Citizen Kane
PN1997.C52 2001
Citizen Kane (119 min.) -- The battle over Citizen Kane (113 min.).
Feature film: An all-powerful press magnate, Kane, dies in his fabulous castle Xanadu, his last word being "Rosebud", which leads a reporter to seek the meaning behind the word and find the meaning of Kane. Prominant publisher, William Randolph Hearst, saw the film as a thinly disguised version of his career and attempted to suppress it. Documentary: Looks at the lives and careers of Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst, and how Hearst tried to surpress the film Citizen Kane and destroy Welles.
City lights : a comedy romance in pantomime /
PN1997.C58 1992
A tramp wins the love of a blind flower girl and attempts to obtain money from a millionaire to help her regain her sight.
Clockwork orange, A
PN1997.C53 2007
Disc 2: Poughkeepsie shuffle: tracing the French connection / BBC ; written & presented by Mark Kermode ; produced & directed by Russell Leven (54 min.) -- Making the connection: the French connection 30th anniversary special / hosted by Sonny Grosso ; producer, Michele Wilson ; writer, Keith Johnso
"Stamping, whomping, stealing, singing, tap-dancing, violating, Derby-topped hooligan Alex has a good time -- at the tragic expense of others. His journey from amoral punk to brainwashed proper citizen and back again forms the dynamic arc of Stanley Kubrick's future-shock vision of the Anthony Burgess novel.
Close encounters of the third kind
PN1997.C546 2007
Disc one: Original theatrical version (ca. 135 min.) -- Disc two: Special ed. (ca. 132 min.) -- Disc three: Director's cut (ca. 137 min.).
Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents. Meanwhile, bizarre occurences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of a second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind-contact.
Close encounters of the third kind
PN1997.C546 2007
Disc one: Original theatrical version (ca. 135 min.) -- Disc two: Special ed. (ca. 132 min.) -- Disc three: Director's cut (ca. 137 min.).
Roy Neary is a cable worker who, along with several others, become stunned bystanders who have experienced a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soar across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents. Meanwhile, bizarre occurences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of a second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact.
Cold sweat
PN1997.C653 2011
When Roman's girlfriend disappears, he expects to find her in the arms of another man. Instead he finds her held captive by a pair of elderly and unstable political radicals armed with cases of decades-old and highly explosive dynamite. A delirious old school horror picture with the most memorable villains in years at its core, Adrian Garcia Bogliano's COLD SWEAT is an unforgettable shocker loaded with wildly imaginative and stylish action.--Container.
Como agua para chocolate Like water for chocolate /
PN1997.C64 2000
Romantic fantasy set in Mexico during the early 20th century. A young couple is blocked from marrying by the demands of the young woman's cold and selfish mother. To be near his love, the young man marries her sister, and she expresses her passion for him through her cooking.
Conformist, The
PN1997.C65 2006
A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes to Paris to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Contact
PN1997.C658 2009
After an astronomer discovers communication emanating from the star Vega, she leads an international team in deciphering it, and travels through space to contact the senders of the message.
Conversation, The
PN1997.C66 2000
A provoking mystery-suspense drama explores the morality of privacy in the story of Harry Caul, a surveillance expert, who conducts a routine surveillance job only to later find himself suspicious that he has become an unwitting player in a murder scheme.
Cool hand Luke
PN1997.C665 1997
Set in the southern United States, Luke is caught cutting off parking meters and is sentenced to the "chain gang."
Crash
PN1997.C852 2005
A car accident brings together a group of strangers in Los Angeles. Crash takes a provocative, unflinching look at the complexities of racial tolerance in contemporary America.
Crazy heart
PN1997.C855 2010
The powerful story of a country music star's rocky road to redemption. Bad Blake is a boozy, broken-down singer who reaches for salvation with the help of Jean, a journalist who discovers the real man behind the music. But will Bad's hard-livin' ways and crazy heart cost him his last chance at a comeback?
Crimes and misdemeanors
PN1997.C86 2001
Weaving together several different stories about people's lives, loves, perceptions, and ideals, this examines some of the toughest questions surrounding human nature.
Crimes of the heart
PN1997.C863 2006
The Magrath sisters are reunited after a bizarre incident. Together again under the same roof, they must overcome sibling jealousies and the family reputation for taking the easy way out.
Crossing guard
PN1997.C877 1996
For six agonizing years, Freddy Gale has waited for John Booth, the man jailed for a crime that destroyed Freddy's life. Now, Booth is out of prison and Freddy's giving him three days before he returns...to even the score.
Crouching tiger, hidden dragon
PN1997.C8775 2001
Set in 19th-century China, two master warriors are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young aristocratic woman prepares for an arranged marriage, but soon reveals her superior fighting talents and her romantic past. As each warrior battles for justice, they come face-to-face with their worse enemy, and the enduring power of love.
D.O.A.
PN1997.D33 2000
When he is slipped a dose of slow-acting poison, a man sets out to find his own murderer.
Daisy Miller
PN1997.D35 2003
An expatriate American lives abroad in Europe with her daffy mother and bratty kid brother. Daisy is very liberated and very much ahead of her time [and] scandalizes the Victorian high society of 1878--Container.
Dances with wolves
PN1997.D283 2004
A U.S. Army soldier is allowed to pick his post; he decides to see the West before it is settled.
Dante's peak
PN1997.D376 1997
A long-dormant volcano erupts, threatening the residents of a small town.
Dead Poets Society
PN1997.D38 1992
An English professor, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest--changing their lives forever.
Dead Poets Society
PN1997.D38 1998
Academy Award winner Robin William (1997-Best Supporting Actor, Good Will Hunting) delivers a brilliant performance in one of Hollywood's most compelling and thought-provoking motion pictures. Williams portrays passionate English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires in his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming, "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenged is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever.--Container.
Death of a salesman
PN1997.D39 2003
Aging salesman Willy Loman doesn't understand why his family never attained the greatness and success he had always envisioned.
Deer hunter, The
PN1997.D44 2005
Tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. Shows what happens to friendship and courage under stress.
Defiant ones, The
PN1997.D445 2001
Two men escaping from a Southern work gang discover that they are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain.
Deliverance
PN1997.D446 1999
Four ordinary men, in two canoes, descending a river they've only seen as a squiggly line on a map, determined to test themselves against a wilderness they only think they understand, must fight for their lives against some sadistic mountain men.
Despicable me
PN1997.D4465 2010
Gru delights in all things wicked. Surrounded by an army of tireless little yellow minions, and armed with his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze rays, and battle-ready vehicles for land and air, he vanquishes all who stand in his way. Until the day he encounters the immense will of three little orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen, a potential dad.
Dial M for murder
PN1997.D45 2004
A jealous husband plots to murder his unfaithful wife by hiring a killer to attack her, but the plan goes awry when she kills her assailant.
Die hard
PN1997.D54 2007
New York detective John McClane has just arrived in Los Angeles to spend Christmas with his family. As he waits for his estranged wife's office Christmas party to break up, German terrorists occupy the building, and McClane wages a one-man war to stop them.
Dirty dancing
PN1997.D578 2010
An innocent young girl is introduced to the sensuality of dance when she meets the dance instructor at her resort hotel.
Dirty Harry
PN1997.D477 2001
A violently inclined San Francisco police inspector is the only cop who is able to arrest a rooftop sniper. When the man is released through lack of evidence, he takes private revenge.
Django unchained
PN1997.D597 2013
Django, a former slave turned hired gun, heads back to the plantation to free his wife, Broomhilda, from the tyrannical plantation owner Calvin Candie, with the help of a German bounty hunter, Dr. King Shultz.
Do the right thing
PN1997.D61 2001
The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, --Container.
Doctor Faustus
PN1997.D6215 2004
Start -- Doctor Faustus -- Reward of sin is death -- Necromantic books -- "Go forward, Faustus" -- Valdes & Cornelius -- Conjuring alone -- Mephistopheles -- "Trust in Belzebub" -- Bequeathing his soul -- Conditions -- "Hell hath no limits" -- Fairest maidens in Germany -- "Thou are damned!" -- Lucifer -- Lechery -- Avarice -- Pride, wrath & envy -- Alexander & his paramour -- Knight -- Pope's privy council -- Man condemned to die -- Helen -- "Thou traitor, Faustus" -- His heart's desire -- Grown into some sickness -- Faustus repents -- Gone to hell.
A tragic legend written down in the sixteenth century wherein a learned scientist honoured with the laurels of his university, sold his soul to the devil for still greater knowledge and power in the unknown. - title screen. Deeply unsatisfied with God's decree that the reward of sin is death, Dr. John Faustus, a scholar at Wittenberg, opts to cut a deal with Lucifer. The contract-signed in Faustus's blood--stipulates that the doctor receive the services of Lucifer's lackey, Mephisophilis, for a period of 24 years, during which he has access to all knowledge, beauty, power as well as returned youth. In exchange, Lucifer receives Faustus's renunciation of Christ and, at the end of the 24 years, the doctor's soul, which he may torment in the pit of Hell for all eternity.
Doctor Zhivago
PN1997.D6218 2010
Traces the life of surgeon-poet Yury Zhivago before and during the Russian Revolution. Married to an upper-class girl who is devoted to him, yet he finds himself in love with an unfortunate woman who becomes his muse. Zhivago becomes torn between fidelity and passion. Sympathetic with the Bolshevik revolution, but shaken by the wars and purges, he struggles to retain his individualism as a humanist amid the spirit of collectivism.
Dogville
PN1997.D64 2004
Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth.
Doll's house, A
PN1997.D6455 1983
Nora is a woman who is sheltered first by her father and then by her husband. All her life, she has been protected like a fragile possession ... like a doll in a doll's house. After she marries, she becomes frustrated and realizes that under the dominance of her husband, she will never have an ident
Doll's house, A
PN1997.D6455 2003
Nora is sheltered first by her father and then by her husband. All her life, she has been protected like a fragile possession ... like a doll in a doll's house. After she marries, Nora becomes frustrated, realizes that under the dominance of her husband she will never have an identity of her own, and leaves to find a new life for herself.
Don Juan DeMarco
PN1997.D66 2004
Romantic comedy about an aging psychiatrist and his patient, a young man who claims to be the legendary lover Don Juan.
Double indemnity
PN1997.D68 2006
Walter Neff is a smooth talking insurance salesman who meets the very attractive Phyllis Dietrichson when he calls to renew her husband's automobile policy. The couple are immediately drawn to each other and have an affair. They scheme together to murder Phyllis' husband for life insurance money with a double indemnity clause. Unfortunately, all does not go as planned. Barton Keyes is the wily insurance investigator who must sort things out.
Dr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb
PN1997.D625 2004
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features.
In this dark comedy, chaos erupts when a general orders an attack on the Russians, which subsequently will trigger the Russian "Doomsday Device." The President and his aides struggle to find a way to stop the impending doom.
E.T., the extra-terrestrial
PN1997.E88 2005
A story of an alien stranded on Earth and his relationship with a young boy. For the 20th anniversary, the film was reissued with a digitally remixed soundtrack, additional footage and computer-generated enhancements to existing scenes.
Early silent classics of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy /
PN1997.E27 2005
The Paperhangers helper -- Lucky dog -- The -- Sawmill -- Hop to it, bellhop -- Kid speed -- Yes, yes, Nanette -- Enough to do.
Features Laurel & Hardy as a comic duo.
East of Eden
PN1997.E28 2005
The saga of three generations of the Trask and Hamilton families in the early 1900's in Northern California.
Easy rider
PN1997.E28F653 1999
Two motorcyclists travel across the U.S. in search of the "real" America. And find it.
Eat pray love
PN1997.E285 2010
Original theatrical version -- Director's cut.
A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery.
Edge, The
PN1997.E344 1999
A model has her rich, much older husband come with her to a photo shoot. But when their plane crashes in the middle of nowhere, a strong mind game erupts between the jealous husband and the younger photographer as they try to get back to civilization.
Edward Scissorhands
PN1997.E39 2005
Once upon a time in a castle high on a hill lived an inventor whose greatest creation was named Edward. Although Edward had an irresistible charm, he wasn't quite perfect. The inventor's sudden death left him unfinished, with sharp shears of metal for hands. Edward lived alone in the darkness until one day a kind Avon lady took him home to live with her family. So began Edward's fantastical adventures in a pastel paradise known as Suburbia.
El norte The north /
PN1997.N6733 2002
Beginning in the mountains of Guatemama, El norte is the story of two brothers who leave their homeland in search of the "promised land" after their father is assassinated by the government. It is a journey filled with never-to-be forgotten dangers and hardships. A dangerous journey that makes for a better life.
Enron the smartest guys in the room /
PN1997.E67 2005
Bonus materials: Feature commentary with writer/director Alex Gibney -- Deleted scenes -- We should all ask why?: making the Enron film -- Where are they now? -- A conversation with Bethany McLean -- A conversation with Peter Elkind -- HDNet's higher definition : highlights from the Enron show -- Firesign Theatre : the fall of Enron -- Alex Gibney reads Enron skits -- A gallery of Enron cartoons -- Fortune magazine articles -- Updates on the Web & Eron book -- Trailers.
Chronicles the rise of Enron Corporation and its disintegration following scandal. Examines the morality of corporate philosophy. Focuses on key Enron executives Ken Lay, Jeff Skilling, and Andy Fastow.
Equilibrium
PN1997.E75 2011
In the future, after a Third World War has decimated much of the Earth's population, a new nation arose. Believing human emotions and their expression were to blame for the failings of past societies, it is decreed that all citizens must take a daily dose of a drug which levels out the emotional landscape, and that all forms of creative expression are against the law. An elite enforcement officer who tracks down and punishes "sense offenders" one day, accidentally, fails to take his drug, and for the first time begins experiencing emotions himself.
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray
PN1997.S5285 2004
Based on the short story by Ernest J. Gaines. In rural Louisiana in the 1940's, a young black boy accompanies his mother into town and absorbs valuable lessons of pride, charity and dignity.
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray
PN1997.S5285 2004
Based on the short story by Ernest J. Gaines. In rural Louisiana in the 1940's, a young black boy accompanies his mother into town and absorbs valuable lessons of pride, charity and dignity.
Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind
PN1997.E84 2004
When Joel discovers that his girlfriend, Clementine, has had their tumultuous relationship erased from her mind through an experimental scientific procedure, he decides to ease his own pain by getting the same treatment. But, as each memory of Clementine is systematically eliminated, Joel suddenly realizes how much he still loves her and desperately attempts to reverse the process.
Ethan Frome
PN1997.E847 2000z
Story of a man torn between his joyless marriage to one woman and his lustful desire for another.
Excalibur
PN1997.E892 1999
The classic saga of King Arthur and those around him in the Court-- the knights, his Queen, and the wizard Merlin. Focuses on the rise of Christian civilization out of the Dark Ages.
Extremely loud & incredibly close
PN1997.E92 2012
Oskar is convinced that his father, who died in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, has left a message for him hidden in the city. Feeling disconnected from his grieving mother and driven by an active mind that refuses to believe in things that can't be observed, Oskar begins searching New York CIty for the lock that fits a mysterious key he found in his father's closet. His journey through the five boroughs takes him beyond his loss to a greater understanding of the world around him.
Fail_safe
PN1997.F26 2007
The retelling of the classic Cold War doomsday thriller. A computer malfunction triggers the transmission of nuclear-attack codes to a U.S. bomber squadron. The orders are irreversible, the primary target is Moscow, and the President, his advisors and military leaders race time to head off global catastrophe. Recalling the adrenaline-rush of early TV drama, this movie was staged and telecast live in black-and-white, establishing an immediate sense of history unfolding.
Family plot
PN1997.F27 2005
In his final picture, Hitchcock weaves together suspense and humor in this tongue-in-cheek thriller about a wealthy woman who innocently hires a phony psychic to find her missing heir, a nephew given up for adoption. The psychic and her fellow con artist cross paths with another criminal couple who are involved in kidnapping for ransom. The unforgettable all-star cast contributes to an enthralling merry-go-round of mayhem, mystery and murder.
Fantasia Fantasia 2000 /
PN1997.F293 2010
Fantasia (125 min., full screen) -- Fantasia 2000 (75 min., widescreen).
A special DVD edition featuring both the original Fantasia (1940), Walt Disney's daring experiment combining animation and classical music, and the new Fantasia 2000. Includes music by Beethoven, Bach, Stravinsky, and George Gershwin. Classic scenes as dancing hippos, flying whales, and Mickey Mouse appearing as "The Sorcerer's Apprentice."
Farewell to arms
PN1997.F294 2002
Fargo
PN1997.F295 2005
A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong.
Father of the bride
PN1997.F2986 2005
A father deals with his only daughter's lavish wedding. New bonus features include a look behind the scenes and an interview with Steve Martin and Martin Short.
Father of the bride. Part II
PN1997.F2989 1996
While George Banks is trying to recapture his youth his daughter and wife announce they are pregnant.
Fellowship of the ring, The
PN1997.F45 2006
An epic fantasy tale of good versus evil, friendship and sacrifice. With the help of a courageous fellowship of friends and allies, Frodo the hobbit embarks on a perilous mission to destroy the legendary One Ring. Hunting him are servants of the Dark Lord Sauron, the Ring's evil creator. If Sauron reclaims the Ring, the whole of Middle-Earth is doomed.
Fiddler on the roof
PN1997.F53 2006
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features.
Tevye is a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in a village in Czarist Russia. With a sharp tongued wife at home and growing anti-Semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep him strong when his existence is as precariously balanced as a fiddler on the roof.
Field of dreams
PN1997.F475 2004
Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella is inspired by a voice he can't ignore to pursue a dream he can hardly believe. Supported by his wife, Annie, Ray begins the quest by turning his ordinary cornfield into a place where dreams can come true.
Finding Nemo
PN1997.F476 2003
The fretful Marlin and his young son Nemo become separated from each other in the Great Barrier Reef. Nemo, a clown fish, is unexpectedly taken from his home and thrust into a fish tank in a dentist's office overlooking Sydney Harbor. Buoyed by the companionship of a friendly fish named Dory, Marlin embarks on a dangerous trek and finds himself the unlikely hero.
Finding Nemo
PN1997.F56 2003
When Nemo, a young clownfish, is unexpectedly carried far from home, his overprotective father, Marlin, and Dory, a friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish, embark on an epic journey that leads to encounters with vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish and hungry seagulls!--Container.
Finian's rainbow
PN1997.F477 2005
Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with director Francis Ford Coppola ; featurette: The world premiere of Finian's Rainbow (ca. 26 min.) ; theatrical trailer.
A leprechaun tries to retrieve a crock of gold from an old wanderer who has taken it to America.
Five easy pieces
PN1997.F48 1998
Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness.
Flash of genius
PN1997.F547 2009
Based on the true story of Robert Kearns. The Kearns' were a typical 1960s Detroit family. Bob is a college professor and part-time inventor. When Bob invents a device that would eventually be used by every car in the world, the Kearns' think they have struck gold. But their aspirations are dashed after the auto giants, who originally embraced Bob's creation, unceremoniously shuns him. Ignored, threatened and then buried in years of litigation, Bob is haunted by what was done to his family and their future. He becomes a man obsessed with justice and the conviction that his life's work, or anyone else's for that matter, should be acknowledged by those who stoff to benefit. He and his family pay the toll for refusing to compromise his dignity.
For whom the bell tolls
PN1997.F67 1998
The story of Robert Jordan (Cooper), an American demolition expert who lends his abilities to the anti-fascist freedom fighters of Spain. Assisting him is a band of warriors that includes the strong-willed Pilar (Katina Paxinou), the dangerously undependable Pablo (Akim Tamiroff), and the lovely, innocent Maria (Bergman). As danger mounts, Robert and Maria develop a closeness that blossoms into one of the screen's greatest love stories - Container.
Foreign correspondent
PN1997.F673 2004
A reporter sent to Europe to cover a peace conference falls in love with a diplomat's daughter, but discovers that her father is the head of a Nazi spy ring.
Forever young
PN1997.F674 2009
A test pilot volunteers to be cryogenically frozen for one year after his girlfriend falls into a coma. But he is left frozen for 50 years until he is accidentally thawed out by some kids.
Forrest Gump
PN1997.F677 2001
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation.
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life
PN1997.I87 2007
Disc 1. Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life (60th anniversary ed., Black and white version, 130 min.) -- Disc 2. Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life (130 min., Color version).
A man is saved from a suicide attempt by an angel and is then shown how important he is to the people who love him. A Christmas classic. Features both the black and white and the colorized version.
Frank Miller's Sin City
PN1997.S499 2005
Welcome to Sin City, the town that beckons to the tough, the corrupt, and the brokenhearted. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still try to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care.
Frankenstein [the man who made a monster] /
PN1997.F695 1999
Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster in his laboratory but his dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast.
French Connection, The
PN1997.F7 2005
Disc 2: Poughkeepsie shuffle: tracing the French connection / BBC ; written & presented by Mark Kermode ; produced & directed by Russell Leven$g(54 min.) -- Making the connection: the French connection 30th anniversary special / hosted by Sonny Grosso ; producer, Michele Wilson ; writer, Keith Johnson$g(57 min.) -- French connection deleted scenes / with William Friedkin ; produced and directed by Michael M. Arick$g(18 min.).
Alain Chanier is a dapper businessman from Marseilles, France, who is in reality a drug lord working on a big score - selling $32 million worth of heroin in New York City. But his potential buyer - small-time hood Salvatore Boca - is being tailed by two undercover NYC cops, James "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy "Cloudy" Russo. The more Popeye and Cloudy dig, the closer they get - to the mysterious 'French connection' and a final showdown between the dealers and the police.
Frenzy
PN1997.F746 2005
The Necktie Murderer has the London police on red alert and an innocent man is on a desperate quest to find the real sex criminal and clear his name. Alternating heart-pounding tension with distinctive Hitchcock humor, Frenzy marked the Master of Suspense's return to his native England after almost 20 years.
Frost/Nixon
PN1997.F767 2009
Richard Nixon is the disgraced president with a legacy to save. David Frost is a jet-setting television personality with a name to make. This is the legendary battle between the two men and the historic encounter that changed both their lives. For three years after resigning from office, Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Everyone is surprised that Nixon would select Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans (as well as a $600,000 fee). Frost's team harbors doubts that their boss will be able to hold his own. But as cameras roll, a charged battle of wits results.
Fuenteovejuna de Lope de Vega
PQ6439.F75 1993
Drama about the 15th century peasant uprising in Fuenteovejuna. This is a film based on the play by Spanish playwright Lope de Vega. The play is believed to have been written between 1612 and 1614 and was based on an actual historical incident.
Funny girl
PN1997.F86 2003
A musical film that follows the early career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice.
Galaxy Quest
PN1997.G35 2009
The unemployed actors of the Galaxy Quest television series are reduced to convention appearances and store openings. But when a distressed interstellar cadre of benevolent aliens beam Jason Nesmith and his crew of has-beens onto their ship, they have the misguided hope that these 'historical documents' can defeat a genocidal space warlord.
Gandhi
PN1997.G36 2007
A look at the life of Indian statesman and nationalist Mahatma Gandhi, focusing especially on his theory of non-violent resistance.
Gandhi
PN1997.G36 2007
A look at the life of Indian statesman and nationalist Mahatma Gandhi, focusing especially on his theory of non-violent resistance.
Gatekeeper, The
PN1997.G368 2004
A racist, bitter U.S. Border Patrol Agent, moonlighting with a vigilante group, goes undercover posing as a Mexican migrant worker in an effort to expose an illegal alien smuggling operation. When the plan blows up, he is trapped with the aliens, in a web of desperation and tyranny that forces him to confront his secret past.
Gattaca
PN1997.G37 1998
Story about an all-too-human man who dares to defy a system obsessed with genetic perfection. Vincent is an "In-Valid," who assumes the identity of a member of the genetic elite to pursue his goal of traveling into space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation. However, a week before his mission, a murder marks Vincent as a suspect. With a relentless investigator in pursuit and the colleague he has fallen in love with beginning to suspect his deception, Vincent's dreams steadily unravel.
General, The
PN1997.G4 1995
Comedy based on the Civil War hijacking of the Confederate supply train The General by Union spy, Captain Anderson and his men. Buster Keaton, with his famous comedic stunts, plays the engineer who rescues the heroine and the train.
Ghost
PN1997.G4678 2007
A man killed during a robbery gone wrong remains on Earth as a ghost because of his love for his girlfriend. He teams up with a psychic to uncover the truth behind his murder, and to rescue his sweetheart from a similar fate.
Giant
PN1997.G53 2003
Bick Benedict, his society-gilded wife and three generations of land-rich Texas sons and daughters love, swagger, connive and clash in a monumental drama of family strife, racial bigotry and conflict between cattle barons and newly-rich oil tycoons.
Gideon's trumpet
PN1997.G535 2007
Henry Fonda portrays Clarence Gideon, the destitute prisoner whose handwritten plea for justice changed the course of American legal history... Tells the remarkable human story behind the landmark 'right to counsel' Supreme Court case [of Gideon v. Wainwright, 1963] -- Container.
Gigi
PN1997.G545 2008
A wealthy Gaston finds out he prefers a young Parisian girl to be his wife rather than his mistress.
Girl who kicked the hornet's nest
PN1997.G5358 2010
Two seriously injured people arrive at the emergency ward of the Sahlgrensa hospital in Gothenburg. Lisbeth Salander has a bullet in her head and needs immediate surgery, while Alexander Zalachenko has been attacked with an axe. Lisbeth wants revenge--against the men who tried to kill her, and the government that nearly destroyed her life. First, she must escape from the ICU and exculpate herself of murder charges against her. Mikael Blomkvist, meanwhile, is writing an article exposing the Swedish government and the secret service. Together, there is a chance for truth and justice to prevail, and finally, for Lisbeth Salander to put her past behind her.
Glass menagerie, The
PN1997.G537 2002
A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter.
Glengarry Glen Ross
PN1997.G54 2002
Disc one. Widescreen (aspect ratio 2.35:1) -- disc two. Full screen.
Times are tough at the real estate firm of Premiere Properties. Shelley "the machine" Levene (Lemmon) and Dave Moss (Harris) are veteran salesmen, but only Ricky Roma (Pacino) is on a hot streak. The new Glengarry sales leads could turn everything around, but the front office is holding them back until these "losers" prove themselves. Then someone decides to take matters into his own hands, stealing the Glengarry leads and leaving everyone wondering who did it.
Godfather, The
PN1997.G63 2004
The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged.
Godfather. Part II, The
PN1997.G633 2005
In the early 1900s, the young Vito flees Sicily for America after the local Mafia kills his family. Vito struggles to make a living, legally or illegally, for his wife and growing brood in Little Italy. There he kills the local Black Hand Fanucci after he demands his customary cut of the tyro's business. With Fanucci gone, Vito's stature grows. The family legacy is upended by Michael's business expansion in the 1950s. Now based in Lake Tahoe, Michael conspires to make inroads in the Las Vegas and Havana pleasure industries by any means necessary. As he realizes that even his allies are trying to kill him, the increasingly paranoid Michael also discovers that his ambition has crippled his marriage to Kay and turned his brother Fredo against him. Barely escaping a federal indictment, Michael decides to turn his attention to dealing with his enemies, completing his own corruption.
Gone with the wind
PN1997.G655 2009
Scarlett O'Hara is the daughter of a wealthy southern plantation owner. Ashley is the love of her life, but he is going to marry his cousin Melanie Hamilton. At a barbecue at Twelve Oaks, Scarlett meets Rhett Butler. News of the Civil War starting arrives at the barbecue. As the war continues, Scarlet becomes a widow, all while still pining for Ashley. After the war, Scarlett travels to her family's plantation only to find it in ruins, with no food, animals, and her mother dead. Later, Rhett courts Scarlett and they get married and have a daughter, Bonnie. When Bonnie dies, Rhett goes mad. Then Melanie dies. Rhett feels that Scarlett will go to Ashley to be with him. Not understanding Scarlett's intentions, Rhett walks out on Scarlett.
Gone with the wind
PN1997.G655 2005
An epic story of the South's fight to maintain its way of life during the Civil War years. Scarlett O'Hara and her family are amongst the ladies and gentlemen at the Twelve Oaks Plantation's ball before the Civil War begins. Scarlett's love for one man keeps her from seeing the love that another man truly has for her. As the South finally crumbles around her, Scarlett devises a way to overcome starvation in order to save herself and her family.
Gone with the wind
PN1997.G655 2009
Scarlett O'Hara is the daughter of a wealthy southern plantation owner. Ashley is the love of her life, but he is going to marry his cousin Melanie Hamilton. At a barbecue at Twelve Oaks, Scarlett meets Rhett Butler. News of the Civil War starting arrives at the barbecue. As the war continues, Scarlet becomes a widow, all while still pining for Ashley. After the war, Scarlett travels to her family's plantation only to find it in ruins, with no food, animals, and her mother dead. Later, Rhett courts Scarlett and they get married and have a daughter, Bonnie. When Bonnie dies, Rhett goes mad. Then Melanie dies. Rhett feels that Scarlett will go to Ashley to be with him. Not understanding Scarlett
Good night, and good luck
PN1997.G663 2006
Widescreen version presented in a "matted" format -- Commentary by director/screenwriter George Clooney and producer/screenwriter Grant Heslov -- Good night, and good luck companion piece -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English Dolby surround 5.1 -- Subtitles (feature film only): English, French, Spanish.
Takes place in the 1950's America, during the early days of broadcast journalism. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow, and his dedicated staff-headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom--defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunt'. A very public feud develops when the Senator responds by accusing the anchor of being a communist. In this climate of fear and reprisal, the CBS crew carries on and their tenacity will prove historic and monumental.
GoodFellas
PN1997.G66 2007
Side A. GoodFellas (pt. 1); special features -- side B. GoodFellas (pt. 2)
A young man grows up in the mob and works hard to advance himself through the ranks, enjoying the life of the rich and violent.
Graduate, The
PN1997.G682 2007
Uncertain of what he wants to do with his life, college graduate Benjamin Braddock returns home. And when the wife of his father's business partner, the sexy Mrs. Robinson, seduces him, the affair only deepens his confusion. That is, until he meets the girl of his dreams. But there's one problem-- she's Mrs. Robinson's daughter.
Gran Torino
PN1997.G73 2009
Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, is pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's prize possession, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is sonn taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.
Grease
PN1997.G74 2006
It's love when a greaser falls for a good girl in this classic musical depicting young life in the fifties.
Great expectations
PN1997.G7315 2009
A modern day version of the Dickens' classic finds an aspiring artist (Hawke) reunited with his love (Paltrow). When she agrees to model for him, his dearest hopes may be realized, along with his darkest fears.
Great Santini, The
PN1997.G7328 1991
Explores the relationship between a career military officer and his family.
Greatest man in the world, The
PN1997.G735 2004
Based on the short story by James Thurber. An insufferable lout becomes a national hero after he flies nonstop around the world.
Guess who's coming to dinner
PN1997.G84 2008
Disc one: Feature film -- Disc two: Bonus features.
Crusading newspaper publisher Matt Drayton's liberal principles are put to the test when his daughter, Joey, announces her engagement to John Prentice, an internationally renowned African-American physician. While Matt's wife, Christina, readily accepts Joey's decision, Matt intends to withhold his consent, forgetting that when it comes to matters of the heart, true love is colorblind.
Guilty as sin
PN1997.G855 1993
A criminal attorney who plays to win meets her match when she represents a playboy who is accused of murdering his wealthy wife.
Hairspray
PN1997.H357 2002
Tracy Turnblad, a teenager with huge hair, a big grin, and all the right moves, becomes the queen of Baltimore's number one dance revue.
Hairspray
PN1997.H357 2007
A teenage girl simultaneously pursues stardom as a dancer on a local TV show and rallies against racial segregation in her native Baltimore.
Hairy ape, The
PN1997.H23 1996
A rough ship's mate falls for a woman who uses him in her conquest of other men.
Hamlet
PN1997.H35 2007
In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Hamlet
PN1997.H35 2007
In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Hamlet
PN1997.H35 2007
In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Hamlet
PN1997.H35 1988
Performance of Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Hamlet
PN1997.H35 2004
Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds.
Hamlet
PN1997.H35 2006
Hamlet is Shakespeare's towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer.
Hamlet
PN1997.H35 1990
Hamlet
PN1997.H35 2007
In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Hamlet
PN1997.H35 2004
Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds.
Happy feet
PN1997.H37 2007
Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends' trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people.
Happy feet
PN1997.H366 2007
Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people.
Happy Gilmore
PN1997.H37 2008
Although Happy dreams of becoming a professional hockey player, he discovers that his hockey slap shot translates to an astonishing 400-yard tee shot. When his grandmother loses her home to the IRS, Happy decides to earn the house back by joining the pro golf tour, bringing his ferocious temper and outlandish antics to the well-tended fairways.
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets
PN1997.H376 2007
Cars fly, trees fight back and a mysterious elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of the second year of his amazing journey into the world of wizardry. This year at Hogwarts, spiders talk, letters scold and Harry's own unsettling ability to speak to snakes turns his friends against him. From dueling clubs to rogue Bludgers, it's a year of adventure and danger when bloody writing on a wall announces: The Chamber of Secrets has been opened. To save Hogwarts will require all of Harry, Ron and Hermione's magical abilities and courage.
Harry Potter and the deathly hallows. Part 1,
PN1997.H3796 2010
Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him.
Harry Potter and the deathly hallows. Part 2,
PN1997.H3797 2011
In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here.
Harry Potter and the goblet of fire
PN1997.H378 2006
Harry's fourth year at Hogwarts is marked by the Quidditch World Cup and the Triwizard Tournament, in which student representatives from three different wizarding schools compete in a series of increasingly challenging contests. However, Voldemort's Death Eaters are gaining strength and create the Dark Mark - giving evidence that the Dark Lord is ready to rise again. In the unsuspecting lives of the students at Hogwarts, the competitors are selected by the goblet of fire, which this year makes a very surprising announcement. Hogwarts will have two representatives in the tournament, including Harry. Now Harry has to rise to the challenge for the Tri Wizard Tournament while keeping up with school.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
PN1997.H3795 2009
Screenplay by Michael Goldenberg ; produced by David Heyman, David Barron ; directed by David Yates.
Emboldened by the return of Lord Voldemort, the Death Eaters are wreaking havoc in both the Muggle and wizarding worlds. Hogwarts, once thought to be a safe haven, may no longer be safe. Harry suspects that new dangers may lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. Harry will have to help him uncover a vital key to unlocking Voldemort's defenses, a critical piece of information known only to Horace Slughorn, Hogwarts' former Potions Professor. Dumbledore manipulates his old colleague into returning to his previous post with promises of more money, a bigger office and the chance to teach the famous Harry Potter.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
PN1997.H379 2007
Lord Voldemort has returned, but the ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth. They appoint Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits.
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban
PN1997.H377 2007
Year three at Hogwarts means new fun and challenges as Harry learns the delicate art of approaching a Hippogriff, transforming shape-shifting Boggarts into hilarity and even turning back time. But the term also brings danger: soul-sucking Dementors hover over the school, an ally of the accursed He-Who-Cannot-Be-Named lurks within the castle walls, and fearsome wizard Sirius Black escapes Azkaban.
Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone
PN1997.H377 2007
Harry Potter, an orphaned child that has spent the first ten years of his life living under the stairs of his aunt and uncle's house, is invited to join the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He learns his destiny lies in the realm of magic and fantasy.
Heartburn
PN1997.H4153 2009
Music CD: Lips like sugar / Echo & the Bunnymen -- Chains of love / Erasure -- Need you tonight / INXS -- Take on me / A-ha.
A New York food critic and a columnist from Washington D.C. meet at a wedding and shortly thereafter decide to get married, but their relationship becomes strained as she puts family life ahead of her career while he continues philandering.
Heartburn
PN1997.H4153 2009
Music CD: Lips like sugar / Echo & the Bunnymen -- Chains of love / Erasure -- Need you tonight / INXS -- Take on me / A-ha.
A New York food critic and a columnist from Washington D.C. meet at a wedding and shortly thereafter decide to get married, but their relationship becomes strained as she puts family life ahead of her career while he continues philandering.
Heat and dust
PN1997.H4156 2003
Story of a woman who goes to India to find the truth about her aunt who left her British husband for an Indian prince.
Hello, Dolly
PN1997.H455 2003
Musical set in the 1890's about a professional matchmaker who meets her match.
High noon
PN1997.H51945 2008
Disc 1: Feature film (ca. 85 min.) ; Special features -- Disc 2: Special features.
A retiring lawman, about to leave town with his new bride, seeks allies among the fearful townspeople and finds none when an outlaw he put in prison returns with his gang to take revenge.
High noon
PN1997.H51945 2002
This is the classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, the lawman stands to lose not only the town but his new wife.
Hiroshima mon amour
PN1997.H54 2003
A Japanese architect and a French actress engage in a brief intense affair in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with their personal memories of World War II--he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier.
Horse whisperer, The
PN1997.H67 1998
Fourteen-year-old Grace MacLean and her friend Judith go horseback riding in upstate New York on a winter morning, but their horses lose their footing on ice and slide onto a road, where Judith and her horse are killed by a jackknifing truck. Grace has her right leg amputated, and the frightening incident leaves a lasting trauma not only on Grace but also on her horse, Pilgrim. Grace's mother seeking Grace's recovery, feels there's a link between her crippled, embittered daughter and Pilgrim's behavior. Learning about a horse trainer with a special gift, she takes Grace and Pilgrim to Montana where horse whisperer Tom Booker lives on a ranch with his family.
Hotel Rwanda
PN1997.H675 2005
Based on the true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a five-star-hotel manager who uses his wits and persuasion in striving to save more than 1,200 Tutsis and Hutus from being massacred by the Interahamwe militia during the 1994 Rwandan conflict.
House made of dawn
PN1997.H678 1996
An outcast native American who experiences mystical visions of his ancestors must search for himself.
House of games
PN1997.H68 2006
A woman psychiatrist, trying to help a patient whose life has been threatened, is drawn into the dangerous but provocative underworld of a smooth-talking con man.
How to train your dragon
PN1997.H695 2010
Hiccup is a Viking teenager who aspires to hunt dragons, but doesn't exactly fit in with his tribe's longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. His world gets turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view.
Howards End
PN1997.H73 2005
Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites.
Hugo
PN1997.H838 2012
Tells the tale of an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station. When Hugo encounters a broken machine, an eccentric girl, and the cold, reserved man who runs the toy shop, he is caught up in a magical, mysterious adventure that could put all of his secrets in jeopardy.
Hulk
PN1997.H84 2003
A scientist performs regeneration experiments on himself, and passes on the genes to his son, Bruce. Now Bruce is performing experiments that expose him to radiation and nanomeds, which combined with his unique genes, unleashes the Hulk.
I confess
PN1997.I32 2004
A priest hears a murderer's confession and then becomes the murder suspect himself.
Ideal husband, An
PN1997.I33 1999
Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs. Chieveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle philanderer and the despair of his father. Goring knows the lady of old, and, for him, takes the whole thing pretty seriously.
Importance of being Earnest, The
PN1997.I466 2002
Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Earnest. Having heard of Earnest's misadventures, Cecily has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile, Algernon's cousin, Gwendolyn, arrives for the weekend, and is startled to discover Jack is also there -- except that she knows him as bad-boy Earnest. So just who really is who?
In the heat of the night
PN1997.I559 2008
A black homicide expert is asked to help solve the murder of a wealthy businessman in a small town.
Inception
PN1997.I468 2010
Dom Cobb is the best there is at extraction; stealing valuable secrets inside the subconscious during the mind's vulnerable dream state. His skill has made him a coveted player in industrial espionage, but also has made him a fugitive and cost him dearly. Now he may get a second chance if he can do the impossible; inception, planting an idea rather than stealing one. If they succeed, Cobb and his team could pull off the perfect crime.
Indecent proposal
PN1997.I534 1993
A husband and wife can end their financial worries by accepting the offer of a billionaire to pay a million dollars in exchange for one night with the wife, but if they do, can their marriage survive?
Indiana Jones and the last crusade
PN1997.I537 2003
Beginning with a prologue in which a young Indiana Jones is introduced, the epic continues with the adult Indy embarking on a perilous quest for his father, Professor Henry Jones, Sr. The Nazis are on the trail of the Holy Grail, and have kidnapped the professor, who is an authority on the Cup of Christ. Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks.
Indiana Jones and the raiders of the lost ark
PN1997.I538 2003
Indiana Jones, an archeologist, embarks on a thrilling quest to locate the mystical Ark of the Covenant. Accompanied by his fiesty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood, Indy must discover the Ark before the Nazis do, and he has to survive poison, traps, snakes and treachery to do so.
Indiana Jones and the temple of doom
PN1997.I539 2003
After barely escaping a Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indiana Jones crash-lands into the wilds of India where he uncovers a scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children. Indy must save the children and avoid becoming a slave himself to the evil Thuggee cult.
Indiana Jones bonus material
PN1997.I536 2003
Over three hours of material documenting the making of the Indiana Jones trilogy.
Inherit the wind
PN1997.I54 2001
Main title / monkey trial -- Making of a martyr -- Welcome Matthew Brady -- Fear of falling -- Devil and devolution -- Twelfth juror -- Loneliest feeling -- On the sixth day -- "Golden dancer and I" -- Boy's right to think -- Rachel's twisted words -- "Agnostic scientists!" -- Bible defense -- "Brady is a fake" -- Verdict & the end -- Alone and smirking.
A small Tennessee town gained national attention in 1925 when a biology schoolteacher was arrested for violating state law and teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in the classroom.
Insider, The
PN1997.I558 1999
When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more.
Intolerance
PN1997.I5595 2006
Four separate, interwoven stories, unified by the common theme of man's inhumanity to fellow man. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story treats the life of Christ. The French story centers on the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572. The modern story is set in an American mill town and the slum area of an American city.
Intruder in the dust
PN1997.I57 2011
In a small Mississippi town, only a young boy and an old woman stand between an innocent black man and a lynch mob.
Invictus
PN1997.I58 2010
Remember this day -- Legitimate question -- Look to the future -- Forgiveness starts here -- Rugby disgrace -- Clashing symbol -- Human calculation -- Man's problems -- Invitation -- Need to exceed -- Thrown away -- Request from the top -- Picture worth more -- Song we could use -- Inspirational visits -- Round one: Australia -- Invictus -- Strictly political -- Hungry for greatness -- Message from above -- Your country is proud -- Lumu is killing us -- Into extra time -- This is our destiny -- Victory -- 43 million -- End credits.
In 1994, having been released from his long imprisonment, Nelson Mandela is elected as the first president of post-apartheid South Africa. Racial tension runs high, even in the president's offices, and especially among the members of his half black, half Afrikaner security team. As hosts of the 1995 Rugby World Cup, South Africa's low ranked national team, the Springboks, have a berth in the tournament. Mandela begins making public appearances supporting the team, and meets privately with captain Francois Pienaar, encouraging him to inspire his teammates to victory. The Springboks' new slogan is "One team, One nation." President Mandela is betting that if they win the Cup, it might even be a bit true.
Iolanthe
PN1997.I585 1999
Special features: Chapter indexing of songs -- Two CBS documentaries about the production -- Text alterations (original and revised for those songs which were updated for this production) -- Biographies of Gilbert & Sullivan -- Program notes, glossary and photographs of historic relevance -- Interactive menus -- Sketches of Our Town; Stratford, Ontario video.
When Phyllis falls in love with the shepherd Strephon, she doesn't know that he is the product of a marriage between a mortal and a fairy. So when she sees him embracing the apparently young and undeniably attractive Iolanthe, Phyllis naturally refuses to believe his assurances that the lady in question is actually his mother, and gets her own back by becoming engaged to not one but two peers of the realm. Whereupon Strephon does what any self-respecting shepherd lad would do under the circumstances: he goes into Parliament-with hilarious consequences.
Iron jawed angels
PN1997.I76 2004
Alice Paul and Lucy Burns were two defiant suffragist women who fought for the passage of the 19th Amendment. The two activists broke from the mainstream women's rights movement and created a more radical wing, daring to push the boundaries to secure women's voting rights in 1920. In a country dominated by chauvinism, this is no easy fight. Along the way, sacrifices are made: Alice gives up a chance for love, and collegue Inez Mulholland gives up her life.
Iron Man
PN1997.I765 2008
A wealthy industrialist is held captive in enemy territory and escapes by building a high-tech suit made of armor. When he returns home, he decides to use his money, talents, and suit to save the world.
Iron Man 2
PN1997.I7652 2010
Now that the world knows billionaire inventor Tony Stark is the armored super hero Iron Man, his life has suddenly become even more intense. Everyone wants in on the Iron Man technology, whether for power or profit, but for Ivan Vanko, it's revenge. With Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, Stark must once again suit up and face his most dangerous enemy yet.
It happened one night
PN1997.I8 1999
A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter.
J. Edgar
PN1997.J15 2012
J. Edgar Hoover [was] head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years. Hoover was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize.
Jack London's The call of the wild : dog of the Yukon /
PN1997.C35 1998
A dog is kidnapped from his home in California and taken to the Yukon where he is mistreated until a prospector discovers him and relates to his situation.
Jacob have I loved
PN1997.J32 2005
Sixteen-year-old Louise Bradshaw dreams of the time when she can leave her isolated Chesapeake Bay fishing community and escape the shadow of her beautiful, confident and talented sister Caroline. It takes a special friendship and the birth of a new set of twins on the island to help Louise move beyond jealously and frustration to discover her own talents and goals.
Jacob's ladder
PN1997.J33 2010
A Vietnam vet [is] haunted by the memories of war and the death of his young son. As Jacob starts to experience visions of demons all around him, he begins to question what is real--Container.
Jane Austen's sense & sensibility
PN1997.J34 2009
The story of the lives and loves of the two Dashwood sisters, the discreet and wise Elinor, and the reckless, passionate Marianne, who pursue love and happiness around the pillars of genteel society.
Jane Eyre
PN1997.J35 2005
Episodes 1-7 --- Reverse side. Episodes 8-11.
Charlotte Bronte's story of an orphan who grows up to become governess of a mansion, and who carries a tormented love for a man named Mr. Rochester.
Jaws
PN1997.J38 1997
A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast and three men join together to hunt and destroy it.
Jerk, The
PN1997.J425 1985
Navin Johnson, adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family, has invented some crazy inventions that lead him from rags to riches and right back to rags.
Jerry Maguire
PN1997.J477 2005
An ethical sports agent finds himself with only one client and one friend, and learns the meaning of love.
Jesus Christ superstar
PN1997.J47 2004
Rock opera musical version of the last days of Christ.
Jiro dreams of sushi
PN1997.J57 2012
Start of a new day -- Tuna -- Childhood memories -- Catalyst -- Fish market -- Preparation -- The art of rice -- Only the best -- Visiting home -- The luckiest position.
The 85-year-old Jiro Ono is considered by many to be the world's greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of a 10-seat sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearances, it is the first restaurant of its kind to be awarded a prestigious 3-star Michelin review, and sushi lovers from around the globe make repeated pilgrimages, calling months and advance and shelling out top dollar for a coveted seat at Jiro's sushi bar.
Joseph and the amazing Technicolor dreamcoat
PN1997.J678 2004
A lively and colorful journey through ancient Egypt, Joseph and the amazing Technicolor dreamcoat follows the rags-to-riches story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors.
Jude
PN1997.J7 1996
Julius Caesar
PN1997.J835 2006
All-star 1970 version of Shakespeare's classic tale of Julius Caesar's assassination at the hands of the Roman senate. The powerful, heroic and flawed emperor Caesar is warned to "Beware the Ides of March," and with these words the legendary betrayal by the Roman senate begins. Those closest to him, including Brutus, Cassius and even his confidant Marc Antony, plot Caesar's downfall and eventual assassination.
Jump in!
PN1997.J84 2007
A young boxer, Izzy Daniels, trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend Mary asks him to substitute in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man discovers a hidden passion for jump roping.
Junior Bonner
PN1997.J856 2004
With his bronco-busting career on its last legs, Junior Bonner heads to his hometown to try his luck in the annual rodeo. But his fond childhood memories are shattered when he finds his family torn apart by his greedy brother and hard-drinking father. Now Juior must break the wildest bull in the West to bring his family together for one final moment of cowboy glory.
Jurassic Park
PN1997.J862 1997
Jurassic Park III
PN1997.J87 2001
When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined.
Kadosh
PN1997.K336 1999
"Set in the Mea Sherim quarter of Jerusalem, an encalve of the utlra Orthodox, Kadosh explores a hermetic world almost never seen on the screen. Here for ten years the pious Rivka has devoted herself to her husband Meir, but their marriage remains childless. Presumed barren, she is rejected in her community, which prizes children above all else. The story that follows relates the harrowing fate of Rivka, and also her beloved sister Malka -- in love witha young man who has fled the community to lead a secular life"--Container.
Kalifornia
PN1997.K355 2010
Disc 1. Blu-ray -- Disc 2. DVD.
Two urban intellectuals set out on a cross-country trip to research a book about serial killers. They share the ride with a couple they hardly know and find out firsthand about their subject.
Kama Sutra a tale of love /
PN1997.K363 1997
In a seductive tale of love and betrayal, a king's courtesan is forbidden her one true love. Trained in the art of pleasure, Maya, the beautiful servant girl becomes defiant, rebelling against ancient tradition. As passion takes over, the conflict brings consequences that no one ever envisioned--C
Kill Bill. Vol. 1
PN1997.K53 2004
Four years after taking a bullet in the head at her own wedding, the bride emerges from a coma and decides it's time for payback ... with a vengeance. Having been gunned down by her former boss and his deadly squad of international assassins, it's a kill-or-be-killed fight. She didn't start this deadly series of events, but she is determined to finish the business.
Kill Bill. Vol. 2
PN1997.K533 2004
The Bride continues on her deadly pursuit of her former partners in the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, who, in a furious assault, attempted to murder her and her unborn child on her wedding day. As the Bride faces off against allies-turned-nemeses Budd and Elle, she flashes back to the day of her deadly wedding. We learn how she was recruited and trained and about her relationship with Squad leader Bill.
King Lear
PN1997.K67 2009
Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cornelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true colors emerge as they unleash a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty.
King Lear
PN1997.K67 1999
Act 1. Beginning/King Lear's palace -- The Earl of Gloucester's castle -- The Duke of Albany's palace -- A hall in the same -- Court before the same -- Act 2. Gloucester's castle -- Before Gloucester's castle -- A wood -- Before Gloucester's castle -- Act 3. A heath (Deleted by director) -- Another pat of the heath -- Gloucester's castle -- The heath. Before a hovel -- Gloucester's castle -- A chamber in a farmhouse adjoining the castle -- Gloucester's castle -- Act 4. The heath -- Before Albany's palace -- The French camp near Dover (Deleted by director) -- The same. A tent (Deleted by director) -- Gloucester's castle -- Fields near Dover -- A tent in the French camp -- Act 5. The British camp, near Dover -- A field between the two camps -- The British camp near Dover -- Credits.
William Shakespeare's play about a foolish king who divides his realm between ungrateful daughters.
King of comedy, The
PN1997.K675 1996
Talk show host Jerry Langford is kidnapped on his way to the studio by an aspiring stand-up comic who is short on talent but long on ambition. The ransom demand: an appearance on Langford's show to perform his routine.
Kramer vs. Kramer
PN1997.K73 2001
When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know each other. Then Ted's wife returns and she wants her son back.
Kung fu hustle
PN1997.K84 2007
Sing is a hapless, small-time gangster who is desperate to join the evil Axe Gang. When he stumbles into a local slum, his cocky behavior sparks an epic Kung Fu showdown between the town's landlords and the all-powerful Ax Gang. As the battle erupts, an unlikely hero transforms into the greatest Kung Fu master of all.
Kung fu panda
PN1997.K86 2008
Po works in his family's noodle shop while dreaming the day away about becoming a Kung Fu master. His dreams soon become reality when he is unexpectedly chosen to join the world of Kung Fu and study along side his idols. Before they know it, the vengeful and treacherous snow leopard Tai Lung is headed their way. It is now up to Po to defend everyone from the oncoming threat.
La jetée
PN1997.J48 2007
La jet{FFFD}e. Orly, Sunday -- Paris, soon afterwards -- Survivors -- Guinea pig -- Tenth day -- Thirtieth day -- New tests -- Around the fiftieth day -- Future -- Orly, Sunday (27 min. ; 1963); Special features: Jean-Pierre Gorin [featurette] (22 min.); Chris on Chris [featurette] (10 min.); On "Vertigo" [featurette} (9 min.); David Bowie's "Jump They Say" [featurette] (2 min.). Sans soleil. Happiness -- Banalities -- Emus and cats -- Rewriting memory -- "Things that quicken the heart" -- Return to Tokyo -- Memory box -- Sacred signs -- Animism -- Guinea-Bissau -- Hachiko -- Politics -- Baby Martians -- Dreams -- Tokyo scored -- Death -- History -- Impossible memory -- "Sunless" -- Okinawa -- Island of Sal -- January in Tokyo -- "The Zone" -- End credits -- Color bars (103 min ; 1982); Jean-Pierre Gorin [featurette] (18 min.).
La jet{FFFD}e: While at the Orly Airport observation deck, a boy sees a man shot. Shortly afterwards World War III breaks out and Paris is destroyed by nuclear weapons. As one of the survivors, the now grown man is chosen as part of an experiment in time travel because he has a strong grasp on a moment in the past--the image of the man being shot at the airport. He is successfully sent back in time. But once in the past, he falls in love with a girl, and defies orders to return and be with her. Sans soleil: This film addresses the themes of time, space, and geography. An unknown woman reads letters she has recieved from Sandor Krasna, a world-traveling freelance cameraman. The epigraphs Marker has chosen illuminate his purpose. The French version is by Racine "L'eloignement de pays repare en queique sorte la trop grand proximite des temps." This is balanced by this quotation from Eliot in the English version, "Because I know that time is always time /
La vie en rose
PN1997.V54 2007
Special features: Widescreen version -- "Stepping into character" featurette detailing Marion Cotillard's transformation into Edith Piaf -- Language: French 5.1 -- Subtitles (Film only): English, French, Spanish.
A dramatic retelling of the life of Edith Piaf, considered one of the great performers of France. Raised in a brothel, taken to work in a circus by her father, and eventually abandoned by her parents, she spent her teen years on the streets. Eventually "rescued" by a crime figure who gives her career a start, she makes her way to international success, despite recurring frailty, illness, wild moods, drug and alcohol problems.
Last detail, The
PN1997.L37 1999
Two Navy Petty officers are detailed to take a prisoner from Washington to jail in New Hampshire and decide to give the prisoner one last good time.
Last emperor, The
PN1997.L378 1998
The true story of Pu Yi, who, at the age of 3, toddled to the Imperial Dragon Throne to become "Lord of 10,000 Years," China's last emperor.
Last picture show, The
PN1997.L3785 1999
A bittersweet drama of the social and sexual mores in small-town 1950s Texas.
Last tango in Paris
PN1997.L3795 1998
An American widower in Paris, desolate at the unexplained suicide of his wife, plunges into a torrid sexual relationship with a stranger, a young French girl half his age.
Lawrence of Arabia
PN1997.L396 2002
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity.
Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain
PN1997.A37 2011
Amelie is looking for love, and perhaps the meaning of life in general. She grows up in an original, if slightly dysfunctional family. She learns that she must reach out to others to achieve happiness.
Lean on me
PN1997.L415 1998
This is the fact-based story of high school principal Joe Clark, who armed himself with a bullhorn and a Louisville Slugger and slammed the door on losers at Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey.
Leap of faith
PN1997.L417 2003
Steve Martin plays Reverend Jonas Nightengale, a slick-as-oil flimflam man who'll trade salvation for a donation to his touring ministry. Jonas knows how to work a crowd and a con, but his works of wonder are done with mirrors and smoke. When his tour bus breaks down, Jonas pitches his tent in impoverished Rustwater, Kansas. While his manager (Debra Winger) tries to pursuade the local sheriff not to close the show, Jonas set his sights on a beautiful skeptic named Marva. But making a believer out of Marva is going to take a real miracle.
Letters from Iwo Jima
PN1997.L488 2007
In 1945, the United States and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, hundreds of letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. Leading the defense is Lt. General Tadamic Kuribayashi. With little defense other than sheer will and the volcanic rock of the island itself, Gen. Kuribayashi's unprecedeneted tactics transform what was predicted to be a quick and bloody defeat into nearly 40 days of heroic and resourceful combat.
Life of Pi
PN1997.L54 2013
A young Pi Patel, overcoming a cataclysmic shipwreck, finds himself stranded on a lifeboat with the last survivor, a ferocious Bengal tiger named Richard Parker.
Lifeboat
PN1997.L542 2005
When an their vessel is torpedoed in the Atlantic Ocean during WWII, eight survivors find refuge in a lifeboat. Short on food and water, their situation is further complicated when they rescue a crew member from the German submarine that sank their ship.
Like water for chocolate
PN1997.C64 2011
Romantic fantasy set in early 20th century Mexico about a young couple, Tita and Pedro, blocked from marrying by a family tradition strictly enforced by Tita's cold and selfish mother. To be near his love the young man marries her sister, while Tita, as the family cook, expresses her passion for him through her cooking.
Lincoln
PN1997.L546 2013
A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.
Little women
PN1997.L57 2000
Story about the March family of four daughters and a strong mother who, because her husband is away serving in the Army during the Civil War, must raise her "little women" on her own. The daughters include: spirited Jo who longs for a career as a writer; beautiful and conservative older sister Meg; fragile Beth; and the romantic Amy. Through the years, as they become women, the sisters share their most cherished and painful moments of self-discovery as their mother's pride and strength guide them through questions of independence, romance and virtue.
Lone star
PN1997.L662 1999
An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love.
Long day's journey into night
PN1997.L663 2004
Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiography, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death.
Lord of the flies
PN1997.L67 2001
Adaptation of William Golding's novel about a group of English boys who are stranded on an uninhabited island when the plane that is evacuating them from a war-threatened England crashlands. Without adult control, the boys regress to savagery.
Lorenzo's oil
PN1997.L677 2004
A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn about it and tackle the problem himself.
Macbeth
PN1997.M33 2002
A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head.
Macbeth
PN1997.M33 2002
A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay
Macbeth
PN1997.M33 2010
A contemporary adaptation of the stage production which relocates the action to a nameless underground netherworld, offering a parable of the quest for power in the modern world.
Mafia!
PN1997.M335 1999
In an epic saga of disorganized crime, this comedy spoof focuses on the dysfunctional crime family headed by Lloyd Bridges as ruthless, powerful, and clumsy Godfather Vincenzo Cortino. When the time comes to choose the next Don Cortino, a riotous rivalry breaks out between his two sons, one a war he
Magnum force
PN1997.M337 2001
A mysterious wave of assassinations is sweeping the San Francisco underworld. Detective "Dirty Harry" Callahan (Eastwood) discovers why: sharpshooting rookie policemen have turned vigilante.
Maltese falcon, The
PN1997.M355 2006
1941 version of "The Maltese falcon" / directed by John Huston ; screenplay John Huston ; starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George and Peter Lorre -- 1931 version of "The Maltese falcon" / directed by Roy Del Ruth ; screenplay & dialogue by Maude Fulton & Brown Holmes ; featuring Bebe Dan
Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind.
Man for all seasons, A
PN1997.M35 2007
Chancellor of England, Sir Thomas More, is placed in a difficult position when Henry VIII breaks with the Catholic Church over its refusal to annul his marriage to Katherine of Aragon so he can marry Anne Boleyn. Henry demands More's endorsement of this act. Torn between his conscience and duty to the crown, Sir Thomas chooses to say nothing.
man who knew too much, The
PN1997.M36 2005
Ben and Jo McKenna, are an innocent American couple vacationing in Morocco with their young son. But their simple plans turn into a nightmare after a French spy dies in Ben's arms at a Marrakesh market, and their son is kidnapped and taken to another country. A thrilling tale of international espionage, assassinations and terror.
Mansfield Park
PN1997.M365 2000
When Fanny Price is sent away to live with her rich cousins, she's meant to learn the ways of proper society but manages to enlighten them as well.
Mansfield Park
PN1997.M365 2008
Fanny Price goes to live with prosperous relatives at Mansfield Park and must navigate a labyrinth of intrigues and affairs among the occupants of the house.
March or die
PN1997.M3654 2004
A depiction of the life of a soldier in the French Foreign Legion.
Margin call
PN1997.M3655 2011
Opening titles -- Bad luck -- The file -- Something huge -- Second opinion -- Under the rug -- Exposed -- The music stops -- A sense of comfort -- Sacrifice -- The long way home -- Mercy killing -- Facing the music -- Shifting ground -- Fire sale -- End credits.
Set in the high-stakes world of the financial industry, MARGIN CALL is an entangling thriller involving the key players at an investment firm during one perilous 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis. When an entry-level analyst unlocks information that could prove to be the downfall of the firm, a roller-coaster ride ensues as decisions both financial and moral catapult the lives of all involved on the brink of disaster.--Container.
Marnie
PN1997.M3656 2005
Marnie, a compulsive thief and liar is caught. Her captor impulsively marries the frigid, disturbed girl in hopes of helping her and discovering the reasons for her ongoing anti-social behavior.
Martin Chuzzlewit
PN1997.M367 2005
Who will inherit the riches of wealthy old Martin Chuzzlewit? The only person he trusts is his companion and nurse, the young orphan Mary Graham, but she is employed on the understanding that she will not inherit a penny. He has disinherited his grandson, Young Martin, suspicious of the motives of the young man's love for Mary. With such a fortune at stake, the rest of the family closes in like sharks. The obsequious Pecksniff, whit his daugthers, Mercy and Charity, attempts to grovel into the old man's good graces, while the wicked Jonas will stop at nothing ...even murder.
Marvin's room
PN1997.M368 1999
A disfunctional family takes a journey of self-discovery and reconciliation and learns to reach out to one another.
Mary Poppins
PN1997.M379 2009
Disc. 1. Feature -- disc 2. Bonus material.
After a banker's children lose their nanny due to her frustration with them, a change in the wind blows in a magical nanny who matches the children's qualifications, but not those of their very proper father. As Mary Poppins helps the children magically explore the world around them, their father grows increasingly disapproving of her methods, and must eventually deal with his own distance from his children.
MASH
PN1997.M37 2006
Three Korean War Army surgeons adopt a hilarious, lunatic lifestyle as an antidote to the tragedies of their Mobile Army Surgical Hospsital.
Mass appeal
PN1997.M377 1985
Should a priest tell his congregation what they want to hear instead of the truth? That's just one of the issues raised in this witty and thought-provoking film version of Bill C. Davis' Tony-nominated Broadway hit.
Matewan
PN1997.M37955 2002
A labor leader seeking to organize the workers of a company town sets off a powderkeg of racial hostility, corruption and betrayal in this tale of the bitter clash between unionist miners and the tyrannical coal company owners in West Virginia in the 1920's.
Matrix, The
PN1997.M38 1999
Features: Widescreen Anamorphic, 2.35:1; Region 1 encoding; Dual layers; audio: English (Dolby Digital 5.1); English subtitles. DVD extras: Commentary track by Carrie-Anne Moss, editor Zach Staenberg and visual effects supervisor John Gaeta -- Isolated mu
In an anti-utopian future, the "real" world as we know it is nothing more than a computer construct, created by an all-powerful artificial intelligence. A small group of humans as found a way out of the construct, and are now fighting for the future of the human race.
McCabe & Mrs. Miller
PN1997.M3933 2002
Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. Shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to help McCabe run his business and the whorehouse thrives. McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe along with the rest. His decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town.
Mean streets
PN1997.M4 2004
Charlie, a 27-year-old, tries to work his way up the bottom rungs of organized crime's ladder. Amy Robinson is Teresa, the girlfriend Charlie's family declares "unsuitable" because she has epilepsy.
Medea
PN1997.M42 2003
Medea seeks vengeance against Jason after he betrays her in a search for the golden fleece.
Meet me in St. Louis
PN1997.M43 2004
Disc 1. Main feature with introduction by Liza Minnelli -- Disc 2. Bonus materials.
Story of a family at the 1903 World's Fair.
Memento
PN1997.M46 2002
disc 1. Feature film with director's commentary (113 min.) -- disc 2. Anatomy of a scene. Director's shooting script. Theatrical trailers. Original short story. International campaigns. Production stills and sketches. Hidden features.
An intricate crime story about a man who has lost his short term memory due to a rare brain disorder. Now he is out to catch his wife's murderer, whose identity he cannot ever know for sure. The more he tries to figure out what is true and real, the more he sinks deeper into a multi-layered abyss of uncertainty and surprises.
Men in black III
PN1997.M4643 2012
Sci-fi action violence, and brief suggestive content. Agent J must travel back in time to MIB's early years in the 1960s and save his partner, Agent K, from being assassinated by an alien. Along the way, Agent J teams up with young Agent K and learns that there are secrets to the universe that Agent K never told him.
Merchant of Venice, The
PN1997.M47 1993
A television version of Jonathan Miller's London stage production of The Merchant of Venice. The play is set in the Venice of 1860. Laurence Olivier stars in Shakespeare's story of the young Venetian and the Jew who lends him money on the security of one pound of flesh. Upon default the Jew insists
Message in a bottle
PN1997.M477 2009
An unforgettable film about a woman who stumbles upon a romantic letter stuffed inside a washed-up bottle, and who is at once determined to find the author, who ends up being a recently widowed shipbuilder.
Midnight cowboy
PN1997.M52 2006
Special features: Anamorphic widescreen version -- Audio commentary by producer Jerome Hellman -- "After midnight: Reflecting on the blassic 35 years later" documentary -- "Controversy and acclaim" docummentary -- "Celebrating Schlesinger" featurette -- Photo gallery -- Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 ; English mono ; French Dolby digital 5.1 ; Spanish Dolby digital 5.1 -- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish.
Joe Buck moves to New York from Texas to make his fortune servicing women. Instead, he's conned into partnering up with small-time huslter Ratso Rizzo. Living together on the tattered edges of society, these two outcasts develop an unlikely bond that helps them transcend their cruel existence.
Midnight in Paris
PN1997.M524 2011
A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better--IMDB.com.
Midsummer night's dream, A
PN1997.M527 1999
Midway
PN1997.M528 1995
Portrays the Battle of Midway, including the events that led to this tide-turning battle, from American and Japanese points of view.
Migrants, The
PN1997.M5285 1994
A story of a simple family who worked the fields, loved each other, and wanted to see their hard work produce a better life.
Milk
PN1997.M55 2009
His life changed history, his courage changed lives. Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk.
Mill on the floss
PN1997.M529 1997
A woman ahead of her time faces a choice between loyalty and love in marrying a childhood friend or her true passion, her cousin's fiance.
Minority report
PN1997.M536 2002
Washington, D.C. has been murder-free thanks to astounding technology which identifies killers before they commit their crimes. But when the chief of the Pre-crime unit is himself accused of a future murder, he has just 36 hours to discover who sets him up.
Moneyball
PN1997.M643 2012
The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.
Monsoon wedding
PN1997.M645 2002
Love, lust and hope envelop an upper middle-class Indian family and their world-wide guests as they celebrate for four days the arranged marriage of their daughter to an East Indian man from Texas.
Monster
PN1997.M6458 2009
Based on the true story of Aileen Wuornos, a prostitute who was executed in 2002 for the brutal murders of at least 6 men. Homeless most of her life, Wuornos subsisted by working as a prostitute. In Florida, down to her last five dollars and pondering suicide, she stopped into a bar for a beer where she meets Selby. One night, after a john attacks her, Aileen pulls a gun and kills the man. Aileen's loathing for the men who pay her for sex becomes so extreme that she begins killing her customers regardless of their behavior.
Monster house
PN1997.M66 2006
A group of kids discover that a neighborhood house is actually a monster. To solve the mystery of the house they must go inside it, before it takes everyone that crosses its path.
Monster the truth will finally be told /
PN1997.M655 2010
On January 17, 2003, a 7.8 earthquake hit Japan. Thousands were feared dead. This catastrophic event was caught on tape by two American filmmakers. Their footage--discovered in 2007--reveals that it wasn't an earthquake that struck Japan. It was something else--Container.
Moonrise kingdom
PN1997.M665 2012
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle
Moonrise kingdom
PN1997.M665 2012
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.
Moonstruck
PN1997.M666 1998
An "unlucky in love" Italian-American widow just weeks away from her wedding falls for her fiance's younger brother.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
PN1997.M7 2004
A bickering couple discover their marriage isn't legal, and go through the courtship process again.
Mr. Smith goes to Washington
PN1997.M53976 1999
Start -- Having kittens -- The Hopper family -- Star-spangled banquet -- At the station -- Saunders -- Daniel Boone arrives -- Press conference -- Paine & Saunders -- The U.S. Senate -- Washington press corps -- Paine's recommendtion -- National boys' camp -- New bills & resolutions -- "Let's get ma
Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career.
Mrs. Dalloway
PN1997.M718 2007
The captivating and romantic story based on the critically-acclaimed Virginia Woolf novel of the same name.
Mrs. Doubtfire
PN1997.M7184 2007
Daniel Hillard is no ordinary father, so when he learns his ex-wife needs a housekeeper, he applies for the job. With the perfect wig, a little makeup and a dress for all occasions, he becomes Mrs. Doubtfire, a devoted British housekeeper who is hired on the spot. Free to be the "woman" he never knew he could be, the disguised Daniel creats a whole new life with his entire family.
Much ado about nothing
PN1997.M83 2003
With his wedding a week away, Claudio can't wait to marry the beautiful young Hero. To distract him, his best friend Don Pedro devises mischief: a romantic trap for the sharp-tongued Beatrice and the man she loves to hate, Benedick. Their amusement is almost spoiled by the jealous scheming of Don John, but love and laughter prevail when the local constable unwittingly exposes the plot--and all the trouble proves to be much ado about nothing (111 min.).
Mummy returns, The
PN1997.M76 2001
It's now 1933, 10 years after Rick and Evie met. They're married, settled in London and are raising their 8 year old son, Alex. Imhotep's corpse has been brought to the British Museum, and resurrected; the mummy walks the earth again, determined to become immortal. Another force born of the darkest rituals of ancient Egyptian mysticism, even more powerful than Imhotep, has also been set loose in the world. When these two forces clash, the world will hang in the balance, sending the O'Connells on a desperate race to save the world, and rescue their son.
Mummy, The
PN1997.M75 2008
Set in the 1920s, adventurer Rick leads Egyptologist Evelyn and her brother Jonathan to mysterious Hamunaptra. While Jonathan is keen on finding legendary Egyptian treasures, Evelyn wants to search for the Book of the Living, which would clarify a lot in historical knowledge about the ancient Egyptians. Unfortunately, they free Imhotep's mummy from his eternal prison. Imhotep, a former high priest to the pharoh, wants not only to use Evelyn's body to bring back his mistress Anck Su Namunut, but also to rule the world.
My big fat Greek wedding
PN1997.M93 2002
Toula is a quiet, devoted daughter in a big, crazy Greek family. Working in her father's restaurant, she hides behind her family and keeps the world at a distance. One day at the restaurant she finds herself pouring coffee for a man who inspires her to change her life, and the way she sees the world...forever.
My fair lady
PN1997.M949 1998
A Cockney waif is transformed by a linguistics professor into an elegant lady.
My fair lady
PN1997.M949 2004
Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins. Higgins, in turn, bets his companion, Colonel Pickering, that, within six months, he could transform Eliza into a proper lady, simply by teaching her proper English. The next morning, face and hands freshly scrubbed, Eliza presents herself on Higgin's doorstep, ready and willing to be turned into a lady.
My girl
PN1997.M777 1992
A precocious 11-year-old tomboy obsessed with death shares a poignant summer with her widowed mortician father, the sexy and kind cosmetician he hires, and most importantly with the boy-next-door who idolizes her.
Mystery of Edwin Drood, The
PN1997.M78
On a stormy Christmas Eve, young, handsome Edwin Drood vanishes from his quiet country village without a trace. His disappearance sets off a terrifying murder mystery that unfolds amidst dank tombs, underground crypts, and the squalid slums of Victorian England--Container.
Nashville
PN1997.N373 2006
Nashville interweaves the stories of 24 characters over 5 days during a political rally in the capital of country music.
National Lampoon's Loaded weapon 1
PN1997.N375 1993
In this spoof of the Lethal weapon videos, two dangerously over-the-edge detectives uncover a despicable plot to simultaneously rot America's brains and teeth with drug-laced Wilderness Girl cookies.
Natural, The
PN1997.N38 2007
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc. 2. Special features.
A once-promising baseball player on his way to stardom in the big leagues, finds his dreams shattered when a mysterious woman and a silver bullet end his career prematurely. Sixteen years later, armed with his childhood bat "Wonderboy," comes back to baseball, joins the roster of the lowly New York Knights to see if he can overcome physical pain and the nefarious forces around him and lead his team to the pennant.
Network
PN1997.N47 2010
A satirical look at the politics and power struggles of television executives as a network news anchorman turns the tables on the" ratings."
Night at the opera, A
PN1997.N53 2004
A New York scandal, a riot on a ship, and an evening of insanity in a concert hall are some of the problems resulting from Groucho's outrageous business schemes. The goal, to bring Milan's finest opera stars to Manhattan.
Nineteen eighty-four
PN1997.N56 2003
Main title/Mind control -- Crime of thought -- Line up for another day -- Becoming a "Nonperson" -- "Something old" -- "I hate her" -- Prisoners of war -- Secret meeting -- $4.00 love nest -- "The call has come" -- "Little chunk of history" -- Resistance is real -- "You are the dead!" -- "Take him!" -- "The Ministry of Love" -- 2+2=5 -- "That is the last man" -- Illusion of love -- Ultimate torture -- They win/Credits.
Winston Smith (Hurt) endures a squalid existence in totalitarian Oceania under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. But his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the chillingly labeled 'Ministry of Love, ' he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Burton), a coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts...and crush his soul--Container.
Nineteen eighty-four
PN1997.N56 2003
Main title/Mind control -- Crime of thought -- Line up for another day -- Becoming a "Nonperson" -- "Something old" -- "I hate her" -- Prisoners of war -- Secret meeting -- $4.00 love nest -- "The call has come" -- "Little chunk of history" -- Resistance is real -- "You are the dead!" -- "Take him!" -- "The Ministry of Love" -- 2+2=5 -- "That is the last man
Winston Smith (Hurt) endures a squalid existence in totalitarian Oceania under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. But his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the chillingly labeled 'Ministry of Love, ' he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Burton), a coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts...and crush his soul--Container.
No way out
PN1997.N62 1987
A powerful tale of intrigue set in the political whirl of Washington and the inner corridors of the Pentagon.
North by northwest
PN1997.N677 2004
An ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents.
Not without my daughter
PN1997.N67 2001
American Betty Mahmoody goes with her daughter and her Iranian-born husband to his native Iran for a vacation. Soon Betty discovers her husband doesn't intend to ever return to America. He will let her go, but her daughter must stay. As a stranger in a foreign police state, Betty has no money, no friends, no rights, and makes a desperate, heroic bid to escape with her child.
Not without my daughter
PN1997.N68 2001
American Betty Mahmoody goes with her daughter and her Iranian-born husband to his native Iran for a vacation. Soon Betty discovers her husband doesn't intend to ever return to America. He will let her go, but her daughter must stay. As a stranger in a foreign police state, Betty has no money, no friends, no rights, and makes a desperate, heroic bid to escape with her child.
O brother, where art thou?
PN1997.O17 2001
Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts-- escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi-- and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood.
O lucky man!
PN1997.O18 2007
Disc 1. The movie -- Disc 2. Special features.
Armed with ambition and a work ethic, coffee salesman hits the road and finds that desire alone can't bring wealth and status. Bonus features include commentary, new feature-length career profile, and vintage featurette.
October sky
PN1997.O22 2005
The true story of Homer Hickam Jr., a high school student in rural West Virginia, who seemed destined to repeat his father's harsh life in the coal mines, until he turned his attention to the skies.
Odyssey, The
PN1997.O225 1997
Aided by the goddess Athena, warrior-king Odysseus braves the terrors and temptations of a fantastic array of creatures as his return from the Trojan War becomes a decade-long quest to reach his homeland and his faithful wife, Penelope.
Oedipus Rex
PN1997.O23 2002
The Stratford, Ontario, Shakespearean Festival Players, speaking through Greek masks, present the tragedy of Oedipus, who, having unwittingly slain his father and unknowingly married his mother, is driven by the plague that has swept through his kingdom to track down the evildoer who has polluted his land and its people.
Of mice and men
PN1997.O24 2005
In Depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences.
Of mice and men
PN1997.O24 1993
In Depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences.
Oklahoma!
PN1997.O44 2005
A cowboy wins his girl despite the intervention of a sinister hired hand.
On Golden Pond
PN1997.O5 2003
Shows the conflicts between three generations as the Thayers, a crotchety old professor and his wife, spend their summer together on a lake in New England. The couple agrees to mind their estranged daughter's boyfriend's child, while daughter and boyfriend go on a trip. The boy bonds with the old man in a way his daughter never did. Shows the terrors and graces of aging. Special features include: Reflections on Golden Pond (documentary); commentary tracks by the write and the director; Katherine Hepburn tribute documentary.
On Golden Pond
PN1997.O5 2003
Shows the conflicts between three generations as the Thayers, a crotchety old professor and his wife, spend their summer together on a lake in New England. The couple agrees to mind their estranged daughter's boyfriend's child, while daughter and boyfriend go on a trip. The boy bonds with the old man in a way his daugther never did. Shows the terrors and graces of aging. Special features include: Reflections on Golden Pond (documentary); commentary tracks by the writer and the director; Katherine Hepburn tribute documentary.
On Golden Pond
PN1997.O5 2003
Shows the conflicts between three generations as the Thayers, a crotchety old professor and his wife, spend their summer together on a lake in New England. The couple agrees to mind their estranged daughter's boyfriend's child, while daughter and boyfriend go on a trip. The boy bonds with the old man in a way his daugther never did. Shows the terrors and graces of aging. Special features include: Reflections on Golden Pond (documentary); commentary tracks by the writer and the director; Katherine Hepburn tribute documentary.
On the waterfront
PN1997.O528 2001
An ex-fighter gets a job working on the gang-ridden waterfront under a crooked gangster boss.
Once were warriors
PN1997.O529 1999
In a poor suburb of Auckland, Jake and Beth Heke live a life defined by drunken parties, unstable friendships, and confrontations with authorities. Jake, a complex man with a rascal's charm, is weighted down by a quick temper, alcoholism, and an evil streak of male entitlement. Beth's beauty has been scarred by broken dreams and Jake's beefy fists. Yet her inner strength and desire to save her family make her the solid center around which this story of tragedy and hope is constructed.
One flew over the cuckoo's nest
PN1997.O535 1997
The story of a man whose rebelliousness pits him against the head nurse of a mental ward and the full spectrum of institutional repression.
One true thing
PN1997.O55 1999
A daughter Ellen, gives up her job and boyfriend to take care of her dying mother. Her father, a gifted professor of an English department, is more occupied with having his life running as smoothly as possible than caring for his wife. Living at home, Ellen discovers many new aspects to her parents' personalities, a father who is human despite his imperfections and a mother who loves her family passionately. When her mother finally dies Ellen is suspected of hastening her death with morphine.
Ordinary people
PN1997.O57 2001
The "ordinary" existence of an upper middle class family is shattered with the death of the older son and the struggle of the younger son against guilt and suicide.
Osama
PN1997.O75 2004
Chronicles the true story of a young girl in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan who must disguise herself as a boy to save her family from starvation. The first feature film made in Afghanistan in the post-Taliban era.
Our mutual friend
PN1997.O85 2005
Episode 1. Dead man's worth -- The eyes of society -- A man of fortune -- The edge of the world -- A fatal game -- A substantial reward -- The best references -- Education neglected -- A promising girl -- Changed circumstances -- Suspicions -- A mutual understanding -- Sent away -- Faces in the shadows -- The value of a loss -- Waterside character -- Death before profit -- Episode 2. Hard work -- Pretending to be -- A confession -- Under her spell -- Particular friend -- A true mother -- False pride -- All is not well -- Mountaintop proposal -- Treated to the best -- Everyone taken care of -- A better man -- The attention of men -- No chance of happiness -- Keeping the deadness off -- An offer of marriage -- A bitter trial -- Episode 3. Poor father -- No heart -- Those who have -- Stirrings at night -- Have you seen her? -- A shade of sadness -- New friends -- Rather serious -- Night chases -- A delicate matter -- Returning home -- A new will -- Followed day and night -- A private in
A tale of two turbulent love affairs plays out amidst a tangled web of wealth, corruption, passion and betrayal in 1860s London.
Ox-bow incident
PN1997.O93 2003
An angry mob kills a man after a popular rancher is murdered.
Papers stories of undocumented youth /
PN1997.P335 2009
Opening credits -- Introduction -- Monica -- Jorge -- Simone -- Juan Carlos -- Yo Sub -- College -- Targeting -- Raids -- Depression -- Labor & trade policy -- Graduation -- The Dream Act -- Immigration reform -- Dream Act graduation -- Conclusion -- Credits.
Twelve million undocumented immigrants live in the United States; two million of them are children. This film is about people who did not decide to become illegal immigrants. Their parents made that choice for them. Although born outside the U.S., these young people were raised in this country, educed in American schools, hold American values, know only the U.S. as home and who, upon high school graduation, and find the door to their future slammed shut. 65,000 undocumented students graduate every year from high school without "papers." It is against the law for them to work or drive. It is difficult, if not impossible in some states, to attend college. They live at risk of arrest, detention, and deportation to countries they may not even remember. Currently, there is no path to citizenship for these young people.
Parallax view, The
PN1997.P337 1999
Warren Beatty is a news reporter who, along with seven others, witnesses the assassination of a political candidate. When the other seven die in "accidents", the newsman begins to doubt the official position: that a lone madman was responsible for the crime.
Party time
PN1997.P355 2000
As the soirée goes on inside the elegant townhouse, people are being rounded up in the street... Employing the original cast from the Almeida Theatre production and directed by Pinter himself, this 1992 production of Party Time is a surreal drama of mannerly rudeness, emotional violence, and sexual
Passage to India, A
PN1997.P366 2008
Adela Quested is a plucky young woman who journeys from England with the free-spirited Mrs. Moore. Flouting convention, the two women accompany the handsome Dr. Azis on a tour of the mysterious Marabar Caves. But things turn ugly when Adela returns scratched and bloodied from the expedition. As British authorities urge her to press charges against Aziz, the line separating truth and fantasy begin to blur.
Patton
PN1997.P38 2001
Story of General Patton in World War II whose military brilliance was balanced by his inability to deal with the social and political aspects of war, causing him difficulties in his dealings with the War Department.
Persecution and assassination of Jean Paul Marat as performed by the inmates of the asylum of Charenton under the direction of the Marquis de Sade, The
PN1997.P47 1989
Presents "the chronicle of a production re-enacting the persecution and assassination of the mentally troubled French Revolutionary extremist, Jean Paul Marat" -- Distributor's catalog.
Peter Bogdanovich's mask
PN1997.M374 1993
Rocky Dennis is a disfigured teenager whose face resembles a bizarre mask. With the help of his mother's uncompromising love and fierce determination, Rocky overcomes pain, loneliness and prejudice to emerge as an outstanding young man who becomes an inspiration to his classmates and teachers.
Peter Pan
PN1997.P475 2007
Fantastic adventures await Wendy Darling and her brothers when Peter Pan whisks them away to the magical world of Never Land. After following Peter and his feisty sidekick Tinker Bell, they explore the island and Peter's secret hideout with the Lost Boys and leap into high-flying battles with swashbuckling pirates and the infamous Captain Hook.
Philadelphia
PN1997.P49 1994
Powerful story of two lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS.
Philadelphia story, The
PN1997.P495 2000
A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage.
Phone booth
PN1997.P498 2003
Stu Shepard, a self-centered New York City publicist, suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope when he picks up a ringing payphone and the man on the other end tells him that he's going to kill him if he hangs up.
Platoon
PN1997.P528 2006
Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself.
Plaza suite
PN1997.P538 2003
Three interlocking tales of love and romance in one New York hotel suite.
Plaza suite
PN1997.P539 1984
The scene is Suite 719 of New York City's Plaza Hotel. In the first scene, Matthau's wife discovers that he is fooling around with his secretary. In the next episode, Matthau portrays a producer who calls an old flame for a rendezvous but the lady has more on her mind than romance. In the final sequ
Pocahontas
PN1997.P63 2005
Disc 1. Feature film (10th anniversary ed. & original theatrical release versions) -- disc 2. Supplemental features.
Legendary tale of Native American Pocahontas and her unlikely romance with British Captain John Smith.
Pride & prejudice
PN1997.P725 2007
Elizabeth Bennet, upon meeting Mr. Darcy, believes that he is the last man she could every marry. As time passes, however, she begins to see new facts of his personality and eventually realizes that she loves him.
Pride and prejudice
PN1997.P72 1995
Pride and prejudice is the story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth Bennet, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England. In a world where obtaining an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation, Elizabeth's independent manner threatens her family's futu Young women -- England -- Drama. 1995. 06/13/08 24 33382003608422 ocm34041755 02/01/00
Pride and prejudice
PN1997.P725 2010
The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth Bennet, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of nineteenth-century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation.
Pride and prejudice, or, First impressions
PN1997.P725 2004
The story of the lively, precocious and very eligible Bennet girls captures all the nuances of 19th century life among the English gentry, a society obsessed with profitable marriage contracts.
Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The
PN1997.P73 2004
A teacher in a 1920's Scottish girls' school captivates her students with her fascist ideals and free-thinking attitude.
Princess bride, The
PN1997.P739 2001
A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest.
Psycho
PN1997.P78 2005
Norman Bates is a troubled son who believes "a boy's best friend is his mother." Marion Crane is an ill-fated traveler who checks into the eerie Bates Motel wanting only a hot shower and a warm bed. Her journey ends sooner than she planned in the shocking scene that has haunted generations of movie-watchers. The tension and horror mount when a private detective and Marian's sister search for her, and the identity of the mysterious Psycho.
Pulp fiction
PN1997.P946 2002
The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.
Quantum of solace
PN1997.Q36 2009
Seeking revenge for the death of his love, secret agent James Bond sets out to stop an environmentalist from taking control of a country's water supply.
Quartet
PN1997.Q372 2013
The rumor circling the halls is that Beecham House (the home for retired musicians) is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it's a star. Reginald, Wilfred and Cecily are in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, Jean. Her subsequent career as a star soloist, and the ego that accompanied it, split up their long friendship and ended her marriage to Reggie, who takes the news of her arrival particularly hard.
Quiz show
PN1997.Q59 2000
Drama about a big game show scandal.
Rabbit hole
PN1997.R325 2011
Becca and Howie Corbett are returning to their everyday existence in the wake of a shocking, sudden loss. Just eight months ago, they were a happy suburban family with everything they wanted. Now, they are caught in a maze of memory, longing, guilt, recrimination, sarcasm and tightly controlled rage from which they cannot escape. The journey is an intimate glimpse into two people learning to re-engage with each other and a world that has been tilted off its axis.
Raging bull
PN1997.R33 2004
Disc one. Feature film -- disc two. Special features.
Jake La Motta is a boxer whose psychological and sexual complexities erupt into violence both in and out of the ring. His brother Joey falls prey to Jake's mounting paranoia and jealousy, while fifteen-year-old Vickie, becomes Jake's wife and most prized trophy. The same anger that drives Jake in the ring, ultimately drives him to beat his wife and brother, and sends Jake down a self-destructive spiral of paranoia and rage.
Raisin in the sun, A
PN1997.R347 1999
Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations.
Raising Arizona
PN1997.R3515 2009
An ex-con and a police officer decide to get married and start a family. To their dismay, they discover that they can neither have nor adopt children. Desperate, they resort to kidnapping one of the newborn quintuplets of the wealthy Arizona family. However, their attempt at living a normal life is
Ratatouille
PN1997.R38 2007
A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unwanted visitor in the kitchen of one of Paris' most exclusive restaurants, Remy forms an unlikely partnership with Linguini, the garbage boy, who inadvertently discovers Remy's amazing talents. They strike a deal, ultimately setting into motion a chain of extradordinary events that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down.
Real women have curves
PN1997.R353 2003
Should she leave home, go to college and experience life? Or stay home, get married, and keep working in her sister's struggling garment factory? It may seem an easy decision, but for 18-year-old Ana, every choice she makes this summer will change her life.
Rear window
PN1997.R365 2005
It only takes one witness to spoil the perfect crime in one of the most acclaimed suspense films of all time. Professional photographer L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries, becomes obsessed with watching the private dramas of his neighbors while confined to a wheelchair with a broken leg. When he suspects that a salesman may have murdered his nagging, invalid wife, Jeffries enlists the help of his stunning socialite girlfriend to investigate the suspicious chain of events.
Rebel without a cause
PN1997.R37 2005
Disc 2. James Dean remembered -- Rebel without a cause : defiant innocents.
Jim Stark, the teenage son of a well-to-do family, is overcome by loneliness, frustration and anger, which leads to violence when he seeks approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums.
Red dragon
PN1997.R3725 2003
Will Graham is an FBI agent who brought Hannibal Lecter to justice; however, his confrontation with Lecter proved to be a bloody, near-death experience. Retiring from the Bureau, he moves to Florida. However, a particularly grisly killer is on the loose, and Jack, Graham's one-time mentor at the Bureau, asks him to return to duty to find him. "The Tooth Fairy" is a vicious murderer who kills entire families at once, covering the eyes of his victims with bits of a shattered mirror.
Reefer madness
PN1997.R3738 1998
A lurid depiction of the horrors of marijuana use.
Regarding Henry
PN1997.R443 2006
A ruthless lawyer is shot during a robbery attempt and must rebuild his life without any memory of his past.
Remains of the day, The
PN1997.R463 2001
The story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically proper butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper employed by a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe.
Rent filmed live on Broadway /
PN1997.R46 2009
A year in the life of a group of bohemian-minded friends experiencing the apartment culture of New York City. As the year unfolds, they face a host of personal trials and begin coming to terms with the limits of their carefree aspirations and relationships.
Restrepo [one platoon, one valley, one year] /
PN1997.R465 2010
This documentary chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley, strating in 2007. The movie focuses on a remote 15-man outpost, Restrepo, named after a platoon medic who was killed in action. It was considered one of the most dangerous postings in the U.S.
Return of the king, The
PN1997.R48 2006
The final battle for Middle Earth begins. Frodo and Sam, led by Gollum, continue their dangerous mission toward the fires of Mount Doom in order to destroy the One Ring.
Rise of the guardians
PN1997.R555 2013
When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs, and imagination of children all over the world.
Robert Rossen's The hustler
PN1997.H878547 2007
An amoral, arrogant pool hustler who haunts backroom pool halls gets a real chance at fame when he faces the legendary Minnesota Fats in a personal competition.
RoboCop
PN1997.R633 2010
Set in Detroit in the near future, this story concerns a cop who dies in the line of duty and is transformed into an ultrasophisticated cybord by the corporation who now runs the police department. The "perfect" cop, however still seeks revenge on his enemies.
RoboCop 2
PN1997.R6332 2004
RoboCop, the half man/half machine cop, is back, and his mission is to rid the streets of Detroit of a new and deadly drug, "Nuke." To complicate matters, the evil corporation that created him wants to take over the city and develop RoboCop 2, a newer and more powerful version to replace the original.
Rocky
PN1997.R6359 2006
Rocky Balboa is a struggling boxer trying to make the big time. He works in a meat factory in Philadelphia for a meager wages so he also earns extra cash as a debt collector. When heavyweight champion Apollo Creed visits Philadelphia, his managers want to set up an exhibition match between Creed and a struggling boxer. The promoters are touting the fight as a chance for a "nobody" to become a "somebody". The match is supposed to be easily won by Creed, but someone forgot to tell Rocky, who sees this as his only shot at the big time.
Romeo & Juliet
PN1997.R65 2006
Presents the Franco Zefferelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives.
Ronin
PN1997.R655 1999
A group of freelance intelligence agents work together to steal a mysterious package, only to have a doublecross throw things into confusion.
Rope
PN1997.R657 2005
Two thrill-seeking friends strangle a classmate and then hold a party for their victim's family and friends, serving refreshments on a buffet table fashioned from a trunk containing the lifeless body. When dinner conversation revolves around talk of "the perfect murder," their former teacher becomes increasingly suspicious that his proteges have turned his intellectual theories into brutal reality.
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are dead
PN1997.R6766 2005
The fringe characters from Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' take center stage at Elsinore.
Royal deceit
PN1997.R6935 1994
Running man, The
PN1997.R866 1994
The year is 2019. Television is now ruling people's lives. In the 21st Century, the most popular "audience participation" game show is "The Running Man", where convicts can win pardons instead of "parting gifts" by defeating murderous henchmen known as "stalkers." Wrongly convicted of slaughtering 1
Russia house, The
PN1997.R877 1990
Sean Connery and Michelle Pfeiffer both deliver exceptional performances as two people - he from England, she from Russia - caught up in a world of spies and politics, whose love could prove fatal to them both. When Katya, a beautiful Russian book editor attempts to send British publisher Barley Bla
Saboteur
PN1997.S126 2005
Barry Kane is a Los Angeles aircraft factory worker who witnesses a Nazi agent firebombing his plant. However, it is Barry who is accused of the fiery sabotage, and to clear his name he sets off on a desperate, action-packed cross-country chase that takes him from Boulder Dam to New York's Radio City Music Hall to the top of the Statue of Liberty. Hitchcock's first film with an all-American cast moves with breakneck speed toward its final heart-pounding confrontation, and remains a suspense classic.
Sabrina
PN1997.S128 2011
David and Linus are brothers, running a corporate empire. Linus is all work, David is all play. When the chauffeur's daughter comes back from Paris she finds she has the attention of David, whom she has always liked, but starts to fall in love with Linus.
Sabrina [1995]
PN1997.S128 2001
Special features: Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs -- Interactive menus -- Scene selection -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English 5.1 surround ; English dolby surround ; French stereo -- Subtitles: English.
Linus Larrabee is a busy tycoon who has no room for love in his appointment book. But when a romance between his playboy brother and Sabrina, daughter of the family chauffeur, threatens one of Linus' business deals, the CEO clears his schedule for some ruthlessness.
Salt of the earth
PN1997.S14 2004
A semidocumentary of the year-long struggle by Chicano zinc miners in New Mexico striking against unsafe working conditions. When an injunction is issued against the workers from picketing, the wives take up battle with a fury, leaving the husbands to care for home and children. They finally overcome the forces of the mine owner and the law that backs them up.
Salt of the earth
PN1997.S14 2004
A semidocumentary of the year-long struggle by Chicano zinc miners in New Mexico striking against unsafe working conditions. When an injunction is issued against the workers from picketing, the wives take up battle with a fury, leaving the husbands to care for home and children. They finally overcome the forces of the mine owner and the law that backs them up.
Sarah's key
PN1997.S173 2011
In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel d'Hiv round up, which took place in Paris, in 1942. She stumbles upon a family secret which will link her forever to the destiny of a young Jewish girl, Sarah.
Saving Private Ryan
PN1997.S18 2004
Bonus disc features: An inside look with the filmmakers -- Looking into the past: the research, the screenplay and the vision -- The making of a platoon -- Boot camp for the cast -- Re-creating D-Day: Omaha Beach.
In the last great invasion of World War II, a squad of American soldiers embark on a special mission ... to find Private Ryan. Faced with impossible odds, surrounded by the brutalities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage.
Schindler's list
PN1997.S355 2004
Side A. Feature film -- side B. Feature film, cont. ; special features.
The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands.
Scrooge
PN1997.S375 2002
Scrooge, the ultimate Victorian miser, hasn't a good word for Christmas, though his impoverished clerk Cratchit and nephew Fred are full of holiday spirit. But in the night, Scrooge is visited by spirits of another color.
Searchers, The
PN1997.S3812 2007
A Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughters. Breathtaking scenery gives a picture of frontier families separated by miles of emptiness.
Searching for Bobby Fischer
PN1997.S382 1996
This heart-warming film is based on the true story of a young boy who is a chess prodigy and his father, who attempts to walk the fine line between encouraging his son's talent, and preserving the love they have for each other.
Sense and sensibility
PN1997.S465 1999
Tells of the Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne, whose chances at marriage seem doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune.
Seven brides for seven brothers
PN1997.S48 2004
Adam, the eldest of seven brothers, goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home. Only then does Milly discover that Adam has six other brothers all living with him in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get vvives of their own. Then, after reading a story, Adam develops an idea that will create the solution to his brothers' loneliness - kidnap the women they want!
Sex, lies, and videotape
PN1997.S485 1990
Erotic comedy about a long lost college friend who drifts back into town and into the lives of a self-involved philanderer, his angelic wife, and her saucy sister.
Shadow of a doubt
PN1997.S486 2005
Uncle Charlie is a seemingly charming man visiting his relatives in their small and peaceful hometown. But when his namesake niece, "Young Charlie" suspects that he may in fact be the psychopathic Merry Widow killer, Uncle Charlie must plot the death of his favorite relation in order to remain one step ahead of the law in this murderous game of cat-and-mouse.
Shampoo
PN1997.S488 2003
George is one of L.A.'s most desirable men, a Beverly Hills hairdresser who makes all his female clients look, and feel, better than ever. Encouraged by his girlfriend Jill to open his own salon, George approaches conservative businessman Lester for financing. Unbeknownst to Lester, George is sleeping with his wife, his mistress and his teenage daughter.
Shane
PN1997.S49 2000
A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun.
Sharpe's. [set 1]
PN1997.S49111 1994
[pt. 1.] Sharpe's rifles -- [pt. 2.] Sharpe's eagle -- [pt. 3.] Sharpe's company -- [pt. 4.] Sharpe's enemy.
The adventures and tribulations of a commoner soldier who rises through the ranks to become an officer in Lord Wellington's army whilst fighting in the Napoleanic wars. This set covers action in Portugal and Spain between the years 1809 and 1813.
Sharpe's. [set 3]
PN1997.S49113 1996
[pt.1.] Sharpe's regiment -- [pt.2.] Sharpe's mission -- [pt.3.] Sharpe's siege.
The adventures of a maverick British officer who fights behind French lines in Spain and Portugal during the Napoleonic wars.
Sharpe's. [set 4]
PN1997.S49114 1997
[pt.1.] Sharpe's revenge -- [pt.2.] Sharpe's justice -- [pt.3.] Sharpe's Waterloo.
The adventures of a maverick British officer who fights behind French lines in Spain and Portugal during the Napoleonic wars.
Shawshank redemption, The
PN1997.S49118 2007
"Red" Redding is a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. New inmate Andy Dufresne is a quiet banker, unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship and his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises-- and he saves his best for last." -from container.
Shining, The
PN1997.S4912 1990
A young boy and his parents spend the winter in a resort hotel which is possessed by ghosts of its evil past.
Shootist, The
PN1997.S4918 1996
A terminally ill gunfighter seeks to retire quietly but is embroiled in one last battle.
Shrek
PN1997.S57 2003
A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess for a tyrannical lord.
Shrek 2
PN1997.S574 2004
Right after Shrek and Princess Fiona's honeymoon, the newly wed couple goes to Princess Fiona's parents for dinner. When a Fairy Godmother discovers Fiona and Shrek are married she reminds the king about a deal they agreed on years ago, that Fiona should have married her son, who happens to be Prince Charming. The King then hires a cat named Puss-in-Boots, a sword fighting cat and ogre slayer, to kill Shrek.
Sicko
PN1997.S4928 2007
Filmmaker Michael Moore critiques the American health care system, focusing especially on the HMOs, drug companies, and congressmen who profit from the status quo. Also includes an analysis of the health care systems in Canada, England, France and Cuba, where free universal health care is the norm.
Sid and Nancy
PN1997.S493 2000
Sid & Nancy chronicles the brief, intense attachment of two of Punk's most notorious poster children, Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.
Silas Marner the weaver of Raveloe /
PN1997.S494 2007
Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth.
Silence of the lambs, The
PN1997.S495 2006
When FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned a case involving a monstrous serial killer, she seeks counsel from an imprisoned cannibalistic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter, whose fascination with the young woman is as great as his hunger for murder. As their relationship develops, Starling must confront her own demons, and an evil so powerful that she may not have the courage or strength to stop it.
Silver linings playbook /
PN1997.S498 2013
The story of a man who has lost everything, his house, his job, his wife, and how he creates his own silver linings from the bonds he forms with his family and friends.
Singin' in the rain
PN1997.S5 2002
Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as well as his buddy, prospective ladylove and shrewish co-star--Container.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The lost world
PN1997.L678 2007
Disc 1: The lost world (1960) ; Special features -- Disc 2: Special features.
English zoology professor George Edward Challenger discovers a "lost world" of Jurassic reptiles isolated within the thick, unexplored Amazon. To prove their existence, he organizes a group expedition with playboy Lord Roxton, American socialites Jennifer Holmes, her brother David Holmes, news writer and photographer Ed Malone and Challenger's colleague and rival Professor Walter Summerlee. Local pilot Gomez and travel guide Costa lead the pick on an awesome havoc-wreaking adventure where dinosaurs from long ago still roam free.
Six days, seven nights
PN1997.S528 1998
A dream vacation turns into a hilarious tropical nightmare when Harrison Ford and Anne Heche are stranded together on a deserted island.
Sixth sense, The
PN1997.S5283 2000
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.
Skyfall
PN1997.S59 2013
Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.
Slaughterhouse-five
PN1997.S533 2004
A man has come unstuck in time and jumps back and forth in his life with no control over where he is going next. In the end he learns he must concentrate on the good things and ignore the bad in life.
Sleeping Beauty
PN1997.S54 2008
Princess Aurora is born to King Stefan & his wife. At a ceremony for her, fairies - Flora, Fauna and Merryweather - bestow gifts of magic on the child. But the evil sorceress, Maleficent, shows up and places a curse on the princess - where Aurora will die on her 16th birthday after touching a poison
Sleepless in Seattle
PN1997.S544 2003
Start -- Annie & Walter -- "You & Your Emotions" -- Sam & Dr. Marcia -- Staff meeting -- Lunch with Becky -- New Year's Eve -- Claire's problem -- Mail call -- Sleepless in Baltimore -- Tiramisu & swatches -- "H.N.G." -- Back in the saddle -- "An Affair to Remember" -- Researching Sam Baldwin -- Sign language -- Victoria -- Closet case -- Annie's field trip -- A letter from Sam? -- "The Dirty Dozen" -- Annie & Walter in N.Y. -- N.Y. -- Empire State Building -- In pursuit -- Walter's sacrifice -- Reunited -- Destiny fulfilled.
On Christmas Eve, psychologist Marcia Fieldstone asks her radio audience to share their dreams for the holiday season. Eight-year-old Jonah calls in from Seattle, with a wish for his dad to find a new wife. Mom died a year-and-a-half ago. Baltimore Sun reporter Annie Reed also hears the broadcast, when Jonah's architect father Sam gets on the air. Sam talks about the magical moment he met his wife and instantly knew that she was the right one. Despite the fact that she is engaged to Walter, Annie feels drawn to Sam. She's not the only one. Some 2000 women from all across the country send letters to the man they know as "Sleepless in Seattle." Jonah picks Annie's out of the mall, sensing that she is the right one to be his new mother. It takes Sam a little longer to catch on.
Sliding doors
PN1997.S546 1998
A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train.
Slumdog millionaire
PN1997.S547 2009
Jamal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" When the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating. Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up. He describes their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Every chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions. Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to show's seemingly impossible questions. When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the inspector and sixity million viewers watch to find out if he can answer the question of how anyone comes to know the things they know about life and love.
Smoke signals
PN1997.S565 1998
Depicts two young Native Americans, Victor and Thomas, who leave their small town to retrieve the remains of Victor's father.
Snow White and the seven dwarfs
PN1997.S6 2009
The beautiful and kindhearted princess Snow White charms every creature in the kingdom except one, the Queen, her jealous stepmother. When the Magic Mirror proclaims Snow White as the fairest one of all, she must flee into the forest. There, she befriends the lovable seven dwarfs, Doc, Sneezy, Grumpy, Happy, Bashful, Sleepy and Dopey. The Queen finds Snow White and tricks her with an enchanted apple. Only the magic of true love's kiss can save her.
Snow White and the seven dwarfs
PN1997.S6 2009
The beautiful and kindhearted princess Snow White charms every creature in the kingdom except one, the Queen, her jealous stepmother. When the Magic Mirror proclaims Snow White as the fairest one of all, she must flee into the forest. There, she befriends the lovable seven dwarfs, Doc, Sneezy, Grumpy, Happy, Bashful, Sleepy and Dopey. The Queen finds Snow White and tricks her with an enchanted apple. Only the magic of true love's kiss can save her.
Some like it hot
PN1997.S623 2006
Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, after which they flee to Miami disguised as female musicians.
Sophie's choice
PN1997.S625 1999
Bonus tracks: Director's commentary -- Theatrical trailer -- Production notes -- Cast & crew information.
A drama set in post-World War II Brooklyn revolves around Sophie, a Polish Catholic beauty who survived Auschwitz, her lover, Nathan, and Stingo, a would-be writer. As the three grow closer, Stingo discovers the captivating and moving truths that each harbors.
Sound of music, The
PN1997.S63 2005
As Nazism takes over Austria, a governess and a widowed father fall in love and escape the country with his large family of musically-talented children.
South Pacific
PN1997.S6884 2006
A young American nurse from Little Rock meets the handsome and mysterious French planter on a South Pacific island during World War II. Seeking respite from the battles around them, they find refuge in each other as their romance blooms in the lush tropical paradise.
Spartacus
PN1997.S68 1998
Spartacus is the bold gladiator slave who leads a massive slave revolt against Imperial Rome in this epic true account of man's eternal struggle for freedom.
Spider-Man
PN1997.S6397 2002
After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful fomer-classmate, MJ.
Spider-man 2
PN1997.S6397 2004
Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. He can't keep up at college, pay his rent, or seem to make amends with his estranged best friend Harry and his beloved Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever. Peter begins to notice that he's losing some of his powers and wonders if the cost of being a superhero isn't too high. Meanwhile's Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, has turned into a maniacal cyborg after a failed science experiment. Peter realizes he must decide between the ordinary life he so desires and the responsibilities of retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction.
Stage fright
PN1997.S693 2004
A woman disguises herself as a maid in order to clear her friend who's been accused of murdering his mistress's husband.
Stagecoach
PN1997.S694 2010
A group of passengers with nothing in common is stuck inside a coach that is being attacked by bandits and Indians.
Stand and deliver
PN1997.S695 1998
Story of Jaime Escalante, a math teacher at East Los Angeles' Garfield High School, who pushes and inspires 18 inner-city Hispanic students who were struggling with math to become math whizzes.
Star wars
PN1997.S6955 2006
A rebel ship is being boarded by the tyrannical Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker, with his new allies, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, C-3PO, R2-D2, attempt to rescue rebel leader, Princess Leia, from the clutches of the Empire. The conclusion is culminated as the Rebels, including Skywalker and flying ace Wedge Antilles make an attack on the Empires most powerful and ominous weapon, the Death Star. Note: this is the orginal 1977 version of the film titled "Star Wars".
Star wars. Episode IV, A new hope
PN1997.N49 2006
A rebel ship is being boarded by the tyrannical Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker, with his new allies, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, C-3PO, R2-D2, attempt to rescue rebel leader, Princess Leia, from the clutches of the Empire. The conclusion is culminated as the Rebels, including Skywalker and flying ace Wedge Antilles make an attack on the Empires most powerful and ominous weapon, the Death Star.
Star wars. Episode V, Empire strikes back
PN1997.E47 2006
Disc 1. Main feature ; Commentary ; DVD-ROM weblink to Star Wars content -- Disc 2. Original theatrical version ; LEGO Star Wars video game Xbox demo and trailer.
Fleeing the evil Galactic Empire, the rebels abandon their new base on Hoth. Princess Leia, Han Solo, R2-D2 and C-3P0 escape in the damaged Millennium Falcon. Later, on Bespin, they are captured by Lord Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker, meanwhile, follows Ben Kenobi's posthumous command and receives Jedi training by Yoda on Dagobah.
Star wars. Episode VI, Return of the Jedi
PN1997.R47 2006
Darth Vader and the Empire are building a new, indestructible Death Star. Meanwhile, Han Solo has been imprisoned, and Luke Skywalker has sent R2D2 and C3PO to try and free him. Princess Leia, disguised as a bounty hunter, and Chewbacca go along as well. The final battle takes place on the moon of Endor, with its natural inhabitants, the Ewoks, lending a hand to the rebels.
Stealing home
PN1997.S69543 1989
An ex-ballplayer returns home, thinking of the past and of the person who made it special. A long-time friend and mentor draws the loose ends of his past and present lives together.
Storm center
PN1997.S76 2010
A librarian refuses to remove a book called The communist dream from the public library when the city council tells her to do so.
Story of us, The
PN1997.S774 2000
After 15 years of marriage, Ben (Willis) is still the free-spirited person he's always been while Katie (Pfeiffer) is left to handle life's messy little problems. So when the kids go off to summer camp, they face the most important decision of their married life. Do they end their story or begin a new chapter?
Strange days
PN1997.S77 2004
A thriller set in the urban inferno of 1999 Los Angeles. Lenny Nero sells dreams and hustles nightmares available on small disks that are viewable via a compact headpiece that makes every sensation immediate. Nero replays scenes of happier days with Faith Justin, who has run off with sadistic Philo Gant. As he attempts to win Faith back, he hooks up with an old friend, Lornette "Mace" Mason, and the two of them are caught in a deadly fantasy of conspiracy, murder and betrayal.
Strangers on a train
PN1997.S772 2004
Disc 1. Final release version (101 min.) -- Disc 2. Preview version (103 min.).
Guy Haines, a tennis star who hates his wife, is approached on a train by a stranger, Bruno Anthony, who hates his father. Anthony offers a plan: each could kill the other's victim. No motive, no clue would link the two murders save the casual meeting of strangers on a train. Haines doesn't take the plan seriously, however, until his wife is suddenly murdered, and Anthony appears to demand that Haines keep his part of the bargain.
Streetcar named Desire, A
PN1997.S7745 2006
Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following WWII, this is a story of Blanche DuBois, a fragile and neurotic woman on a desperate prowl for someplace in the world to call her own. An uncensored version of the story of a repressed widow who visits her sister in New Orleans and is raped and driven mad by her brother-in-law.
Stripes
PN1997.S7752 2005
When John Winger loses his apartment, girlfriend and job all in one day, he does what any red-blooded American would do: he joins the army and nearly starts WWIII.
Sullivan's travels
PN1997.S94 2001
A successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a bum and sets off to see America from the bottom up. In the midst of the brutality and despair, he makes a valuable discovery-- that what the downtrodden need most is laughter.
Superman, the movie
PN1997.S965 2001
The planet Krypton is doomed and Jor-El sends his infant son to refuge on a distant planet where he develops superhuman powers that he must hide from the mortals around him.
Suspicion
PN1997.S978 2004
Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life.
Sweeney Todd the demon barber of Fleet Street /
PN1997.S8 2008
Returning to London after his wrongful imprisonment, a barber seeking revenge provides a local baker with fresh meat for her meat pies.
Swimming to Cambodia
PN1997.C65S95 2013
Spalding Gray performs a monologue that mostly recounts his trip to Southeast Asia to create the role of the U. S. Ambassador's aide in the 1984 Oscar-winning film The Killing Fields.
Swing time
PN1997.S99 2005
Fred Astaire plays a gambler intent on raising $25,000 in New York in order to marry his fiance back home. Romantic complications occur when he meets dancing teacher, Ginger Rogers. Memorable songs include "The Way you look tonight."
Tattoo
PN1997.T38 1983
A tattoo artist kidnaps a beautiful fashion model and turns her body into a living canvas.
Taxi driver
PN1997.T39 2007
Disc 1. Feature film ; Optional audio and/or subtitled commentary by Prof. Robert Kolker ; Optional audio and/or subtitled commentary by writer Paul Schrader ; Original screenplay -- Disc 2. Martin Scorsese on Taxi driver ; Producing Taxi driver ; God's lonely man ; Influence and appreciation: Martin Scorsese tribute ; Taxi driver stories ; Making Taxi driver ; Travis' New York ; Travis' New York locations ; Intro to storyboards by Martin Scorsese ; Storyboard to film comparison ; Galleries.
A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.
Ten commandments, The
PN1997.T3923 2006
Disc 1. 1956 feature film, pt. 1 -- Disc 2. 1956 feature film, pt. 2 ; Special features ; Disc 3. 1923 silent film.
To escape the edict that condemned all first-born Hebrew males by Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri. He also gains the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt, Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him.
Tender mercies
PN1997.T3934 1983
Mac Sledge is a down-and-out country singer battling alcohol and depression. His ex-wife, Dixie, will not allow him to see their eighteen year old daughter Sue Ann and Dixie is now making popular the songs that Mac had written and sung. Mac's new family will not let his heartbreaks bring him down ag
Tennessee Williams' The glass menagerie
PN1997.G537 2002
A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter.
Terms of endearment
PN1997.T3937 2000
A comedy-drama about the evolving 30+ year relationship between a mother and daughter.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
PN1997.T4737 2009
Disc one: Episodes 1-2 -- Disc two: Episodes 3-4.
When the beautiful and innocent Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting the manipulative Alec proves to be her downfall.
Thank you for smoking
PN1997.T436 2006
Warning: Thank You for Smoking "just might make you laugh your head off" (Maxim)! Aaron Eckhart stars as Nick Naylor, a sexy, charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke - even if it kills him - while still remaining a role model for his 12-year-old-son.
Thank you for smoking
PN1997.T436 2006
Warning: Thank You for Smoking "just might make you laugh your head off" (Maxim)! Aaron Eckhart stars as Nick Naylor, a sexy, charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke - even if it kills him - while still remaining a role model for his 12-year-old-son.
That thing you do!
PN1997.T422294 1996
The overnight triumph of an American rock band in the glory days of rock & roll.
The African Queen
PN1997.A27 2010
At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's reverend was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and an endlessly branching stream which always seems to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship.
The age of innocence
PN1997.A3 2001
A ravishing romance about three wealthy New Yorkers caught in a tragic love triangle, the ironically-titled story chronicles the grandeur and hypocrisy of high society in the 1870's--Container.
The apostle
PN1997.A675 2003
Sonny is a gifted Southern Pentecostal preacher loved by his community in Texas. When Sonny loses control and commits a crime of passion, he is forced to run from the law. Hiding out in the small Louisiana town of Bayou Boutte, Sonny adopts a new identity as the Apostle E.F. and sets out on a new mission--to find the road to redemption.
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
PN1997A8735 2004
Disc 1 : Film -- Disc 2 : Special features.
The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave. Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines.
The Avengers
PN1997.A876 2012
Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army.
The Avengers
PN1997.A876 2012
Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of superhumans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army.
The best exotic Marigold Hotel
PN1997.B4243 2012
When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to 'outsource' their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways.
The big chill
PN1997.B426 1998
Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non-conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to reevaluate his or her life and re-establish their bonds.
The birdcage
PN1997.B5418 2005
side A. 16x9 (widescreen) -- side B. Pan & scan.
Armand and Albert are a middle-aged gay couple who own and star at a gay nightclub in South Beach. When Armand's son announces his intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, the whole household is turned upside down for a family visit. Based on the stage play La Cage au folles by Jean Poiret and the motion picture La Cage aux folles, directed by Francis Veber.
The blind side
PN1997.B546 2010
Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome -- as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle.
The Bourne identity
PN1997.B68 2004
Jason Bourne is pulled from the sea suffering from amnesia with a pair of bullet wounds in his back. His only clue to his own identity is a bank account number etched on a capsule implanted in his body. He finds the Zurich bank where money, a gun, and several passports with different names await. He quickly realizes he can trust no one and offers a German gypsy named Maria ten thousand dollars for a ride to Paris. With Maria's reluctant help, Bourne edges closer to the truth, something CIA officials want concealed at all costs.
The Bourne supremacy
PN1997.B687 2004
Jason Bourne has abandoned his life as a CIA assassin and has been traveling beneath the agency's radar. He has been able to reconnect with Marie, the woman he loves. But Bourne is still haunted by vivid dreams and troubling memories of his days as a killer, and he's not certain how much really happened and how much is a product of his imagination. When Bourne is led out of hiding by circumstances beyond his control, he must reconcile his past and present as he struggles to keep Marie out of harm's way and foil an international incident with dangerous consequences.
The Bourne ultimatum
PN1997.B687 2007
Vague memories -- Serious threat -- Full priority situation -- Target on the move -- Take them both out -- Unfinished business -- After the source -- Standing kill order -- Where it all started -- Course deviation -- Run for your life -- Confirm deaths -- It gets easier -- Trying to communicate -- Going mobile -- Shoot on sight -- This is where it ends -- Remembering everything -- Yet to be found -- End titles.
Once again, Jason Bourne emerges from hiding and into chaos. His return this time prompted inadvertently by London-based reporter Simon Ross. Ross's writing is unveiling Operation Blackbriar--an upgrade to Project Treadstone--in a series of newspaper columns which have woken, and profoundly disturbed, Bourne's former masters. Bourne must uncover and eradicate the sources of their paranoia, before they eradicate him. Clawing his way out of madness, Jason Bourne has regained his conscience even though he has lost most of his mind.
The breakfast club
PN1997.B737 2008
Five high school students - a Rebel, an Athlete, a Brain, a Princess and a Basketcase - find themselves thrown together serving a Saturday morning detention. They do not have much in common, except giving up their day, sitting in the school library, and writing an essay for the principal. At first, they argue and hate each other, but after smoking some of John's marijuana, they began to pour their hearts out to each other. They talk about their fears, secrets, deepest emotions, and probelms.
The chronicles of Narnia. The lion, the witch and the wardrobe
PN1997.C47 2006
When Lucy Pevensie, her older brothers Edmund and Peter, and her older sister Susan are sent to the country for safer keeping during the initial bombing raids of WW II, they decide to play hide-and-seek in the strange house of the mysterious professor. During the game Lucy discovers a mysterious wardrobe and discovers an entirely different world. The place is called Narnia, and it's been locked in winter for over 100 years by someone known as "The White Witch."
The cider house rules
PN1997.C48 1999
Tells the story of Homer, who has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of an orphanage in rural Maine and has been trained by its proprietor, Dr. Wilbur Larch to be Larch's successor. Wally Worthington brings his pregnant girlfriend, Candy Kendall, to the orphanage because Dr. Larch provides medically safe, albeit illegal, abortions. Homer leaves with them to work on Wally's family apple farm. When Wally leaves to fight in World War II, Home falls in love with Candy.
The clan of the Cave Bear
PN1997.C5295 1999
The story of a Cro-Magnon woman orphaned as a child and raised by a group of Neanderthals.
The color purple
PN1997.C625 2003
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
The color purple
PN1997.C625 2007
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister.
The comedy of errors
PN1997.C627 2007
When so respected a citizen as Antipholus claims not to recognize his wife, the good people of Ephesus can be forgiven for thinking he has gone mad, for who'd have guessed that his long lost identical twin has arrived in town.
The crucible
PN1997.C88 2004
A group of teenage girls meets in the woods at midnight for a secret love-conjuring ceremony. When the ceremony is witnessed by the town minister, the girls are accused of witchcraft. Soon the entire village is consumed by hysteria, and innocent victims are put on trial, leading to a devastating climax.
The curious case of Benjamin Button
PN1997.C87 2009
disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. The supplements.
Daisy Fuller Williams is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital the day that Hurricane Katrina hits. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud from the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life. The unusual aspect of his life is that he is ages backwards, being born an old man. He is diagnosed with several aged diseases at birth and thus given little chance of survival. He does survive and gets younger with time. Abandoned by Thomas Button, his biological father, after Benjamin's biological mother died in childbirth. Benjamin was raised by Queenie, a black woman and caregiver at a seniors home. Daisy's grandmother was a resident, which is where she first met Benjamin. Although seperated through the years, Daisy and Benjamin remain in contact throughout their lives, reconnecting in their forties when in age they finally match up.
The Dark knight
PN1997.D375 2008
With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin and laughter characterize his emotional and mental instability, becomes a dangerous adversary that Batman seeks to stop at all costs.
The dark knight rises
PN1997.D3752 2012
It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act.
The descendants
PN1997.D4463 2012
Matt King is an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family's land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries.
The devil wears Prada
PN1997.D447 2006
Miranda is the editor of "Runway" magazine. She is a terror to everyone who is around. Her first assistant strives to please her, but can't quite pull it off. Enter Andy, a young woman who knows nothing of the fashion industry and has never read the magazine. Nonetheless, Miranda, hires her a second assistant. When Miranda demands that she obtain the next unpublished Harry Potter manuscript, it forces Andy to dig it up in order to please her boss. With the help of one of the magazine's fashion editors, she gets a complete makeover and a new security. As she is wisked away to Paris with Miranda, Andy faces all of the glamor that could be hers and is forced to make the decision of where she wants to be in her life.
The elephant man
PN1997.E44 2010
Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick, a 19th-century Englishman afflicted with a disfiguring congenital disease. With the help of kindly Dr. Frederick Treves, Merrick attempts to regain the dignity he lost after years spent as a side-show freak--imdb.com.
The English patient
PN1997.E6431 2004
Opening credits -- Last requests -- Questions and answers -- Minefield -- Hana stays behind -- Story of Candaules -- New houseguest -- Dangerous Bach -- Writings on the wall -- Newfound feelings -- Katherine remains -- Sandstorm -- Reading lessons -- Unexpected visitor -- Illicit liaisons -- Plan of surprise -- Gift for Kip -- Clearing Out -- Torture room -- Drunken spectacle -- Volume of light -- Diffusing the bomb -- It's raining -- Disastrous celebration -- Caravaggio's departure -- Death flight -- In need of help -- Train trip -- Reflections -- Fatal injection -- End credits.
At the end of World War II, a mysterious, horribly burned man who claims not to remember his name, known only as the "English patient," lies near death in an Italian villa. He is cared for by a quietly desperate young nurse, Hana, herself a victim of the war. With her at the villa are Kip, a young Sikh bomb-disposal expert, and a shadowy thief with bandaged hands named Caravaggio. The key to the burned man's past may lie in his commonplace book, a volume of Herodotus, and its intimations on the sacred whirlwind of a great, mysterioius, passionate, and tragically doomed love, which trapped two unsuspecting people, forever.
The fellowship of the ring
PN1997.F45 2002
Disc 1. Main feature -- Disc 2. Special features.
In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbitt, Bilbo Baggins. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom.
The fighter
PN1997.F4755 2011
Once upon a time, Dicky Eklund was known as the pride of Lowell, Massachusetts. There isn't a person in Lowell who doesn't know about the time that Dicky knocked down the great Sugar Ray Leonard. By the early 1990s, Dicky's crack addiction has soured everything, although he dreams of making a comeback. The real contender is his half-brother Micky Ward. 31-year old Mickey is an unassuming nice guy, long regarded as little more than a stepping-stone for rising fighters, but with undeniable potential. Between his controlling mom Alice, who manages his career, his crack head trainer brother, and a Greek chorus of seven sisters, Mickey doesn't have a chance. Until his tough-chick bartender girlfriend Charlene gives him the confidence and support to consider a different course. But his success comes at a cost--as he must leave his family behind in the process.
The Fortunes and misfortunes of Moll Flanders
PN1997.F6775 2002
Moll is a headstrong woman whose lowly station in 18th century London leaves her in the most dire of circumstances forcing her into a lifestyle that could easily break her spirit. Her story involves husbands and numerous lovers, shocking family secrets, and travels to bustling London and the New World's Virginia. Moll
The Fortunes and misfortunes of Moll Flanders
PN1997.F6775 2002
Moll is a headstrong woman whose lowly station in 18th century London leaves her in the most dire of circumstances forcing her into a lifestyle that could easily break her spirit. Her story involves husbands and numerous lovers, shocking family secrets, and travels to bustling London and the New World's Virginia. Moll's dangerous misdeeds stretch from sexual adventures to criminal acts, leaving her with a price on her head as she strives to triumph against overwhelming odds.
The French lieutenant's woman
PN1997.F74 2001
A woman, ostracized by Victorian society and abandoned by her French lieutenant lover, fascinates a man who resolves to unravel the mystery of her clandestine past.
The fugitive
PN1997.F84 2001
A Chicago surgeon falsely convicted of killing his wife is determined to prove his innocence by leading his pursuers to the one-armed man who actually committed the crime.
The girl who played with fire
PN1997.G536 2010
Lisbeth Salander is a wanted woman. A researcher and a Millennium journalist about to expose the truth about the sex trade in Sweden are brutally murdered, and Salander's prints are on the weapon. Her history of unpredictable and violent behavior makes her an official danger to society. Digging deeper, Blomkvist unearths evidence implicating highly placed memebers of Swedish society, as well as shocking detail about Salander's past.
The girl with the dragon tattoo
PN1997.G5655 2012
Hoping to distance himself from the fallout of a libel conviction, journalist Mikael Blomkvist retreats to a remote island in Sweden's far north where the unsolved murder of a young girl still haunts her industrialist uncle forty years later. Ensconced in a cottage on the island where the killer may still roam, Blomkvist's investigation draws him into the secrets and lies of the rich and powerful, and throws him together with one unlikely ally: tattooed, punk hacker, Lisbeth Salander.
The graduate
PN1997.G682 2009
Uncertain of what he wants to do with his life, college graduate Benjamin Braddock returns home. The wife of his father's business partner, the sexy Mrs. Robinson, seduces him, which only deepens his confusion. Then he meets the girl of his dreams but she is Mrs. Robinson's daughter.
The grapes of wrath
PN1997.G683 2004
The migration of the Joad family to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Great Depression.
The Great Gatsby
PN1997.G732 2003
In 1920s Long Island, a mysterious American millionaire's efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy.
The green mile
PN1997.G7446 2007
A death row inmate in a Southern prison possesses the unusual gift of healing. A guard discovers the inmate's miraculous power and begins to question the man's guilt.
The hairy ape
PN1997.H23 2007
A rough ship's mate falls for a wench who uses him in her conquest of other men.
The heart is a lonely hunter
PN1997.H415 2008
When deaf-mute John Singer moves to a sleepy Southern town to be near his hospitalized friend, a brain-damaged man-child, Singer's silent kindness draws to him others broken in body and spirit.
The help
PN1997.H457 2011
In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community.
The help
PN1997.H457 2011
In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, tol the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community.
The hobbit
PN1997.H63 2001
A long time ago, in Middle Earth, humans shared their days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes ... and hobbits. Just minding his own business, Bilbo has a guest, Gandolf, drop in on him. Soon, one by one a whole group of dwarves drop in and Bilbo finds himself joining the quest to reclaim their kingdom from an evil dragon.
The Hudsucker proxy
PN1997.H837 1999
When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be successful again. However, a tough reporter is suspicious and decides to investigate Hudsucker.
The hunger games
PN1997.H855 2012
Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Special features.
Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television. Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match.
The hurt locker
PN1997.H865 2010
US Army Staff Sergeant Will James, Sergeant J.T. Sanborn and Specialist Owen Eldridge comprise the Bravo Company's bomb disposal unit stationed in Baghdad. James is the tech team leader. When he arrives on the scene, Bravo Company has thirty-nine days left on its current deployment, and it will be a long thirty-nine days for Sanborn and Eldridge whose styles do not mesh with that of their new leader. James' thrill of the dismantlement seems to be the ultimate goal regardless of the safety of his fellow team members, others on the scene or himself. On the other hand, Sanborn is by the book: he knows his place and duty and trusts others in the army to carry out theirs as well as he. Eldridge is an insecure solider who is constantly worried that an error or misjudgement on his part will lead to the death of an innocent civilian or a military colleague. While the three members face their own internal issues, they have to be aware of any person at the bomb sites, some of whom may be bom
The ides of March
PN1997.I34 2012
During the frantic last days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, an up-and-coming campaign press secretary finds himself involved in a political scandal that threatens to upend his candidate's shot at the presidency.
The Incredibles
PN1997.I47 2005
Disc 1: Family-friendly fullscreen presentation, filmmakers audio commentaries -- Disc 2: Jack-Jack attack, Boundin', bloopers and outtakes, deleted scenes, top secret files on all the Supers, Behind-the-scenes, and more.
Bob and his wife Helen used to be among the world's greatest crime fighters, saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. Fifteen years later, they have been forced to adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs where they live "normal" lives with their three kids, Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack. Itching to get back into action, Bob gets his chance when a mysterious communication summons him to a remote island for a tope secret assignment. He soon discovers that it will take a super family effort to rescue the world from total destruction.
The iron lady
PN1997.I763 2012
A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world.
The kids are all right
PN1997.K525 2010
Nic and Jules are in a long term, committed, loving but by no means perfect relationship. Nic, a physician, needs to wield what she believes is control, whereas Jules, under that control, is less self-assured. They have two teen-aged children, Joni, who is Nic's biological child, and Laser, who is Jules' biological child. A big-hearted, sexy and uproariously funny movie that combines comedic surprise with poignant emotional truth.
The King and I
PN1997.K56 2006
An English governess is hired to teach the King of Siam's children, but challenges the country's traditions during her work.
The king's speech
PN1997.K685 2011
Presents a sideways glance at a crucial period in 20th-century history--as the monumentally awkward Prince Albert, or Bertie, becomes King George VI unexpectedly in 1936 when his older brother Edward VIII abdicates to marry American divorc{FFFD}e Wallis Simpson. In imperial Britain between the wars, that was problem enough, but Bertie suffered from a chronic stammer that made his public apperances painful for everyone. In an age of radio, the monarch has become a symbol, which means that they King speaks to his people--regularly. Bertie and his wife, the high-spirited Princess Elizabeth find their way to an Australian-born speech therapist and amateur actor named Lionel Logue. Logue isn't a doctor, has no academic credentials, and is viewed by proper authorities as a charlatan. Oddly enough, each of these men is a desperate misfit badly in need of a new friend and a bit more self-esteem. A real friend, it seems, was exactly the medicine the future king required.
The last king of Scotland
PN1997.L3782 2007
Off to Africa -- Busy time -- Unlikely candidate -- New boss -- Scotsman -- Married woman -- Summons -- Black power -- Doctor/philosopher -- Unique relationship -- Symbol of the future -- President's son -- Fantastic gift -- Traitor in the ranks -- Closest advisor -- Missing -- Uganda's embrace -- Having some fun -- Good advice -- White monkey -- Nobody -- Only choice -- Charming the press -- This is what happens -- Entebbe Airport -- Another man's wife -- Friend in need -- Epilogue.
It is the 1970s, and newly minted Scottish doctor Nick Garrigan, driven by an anywhere-but-here restlessness, hightails it out to Uganda looking for adventure and the opportunity to do some real good. In a trice, new-minted dictator Idi Amin--a bit of a nut for all things Scottish--shanghais Nick into being his personal physician. Unfortunately, behind Amin's charmingly charismatic glow, Things Are Going Wrong. What began as comedy ends up as a bad dream, a cautionary tale about the dark corners into which political -- and youthful -- naivete can lead.
The lion king
PN1997.L55 2011
Embark on an extraordinary coming-of-age adventure as Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great 'Circle of Life'--Container.
The lion king
PN1997.L55 2011
Embark on an extraordinary coming-of-age adventure as Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great 'Circle of Life'--Container.
The longest day
PN1997.L664 2006
Complete story of the D-Day landings at Normandy through the eyes of all its participants. D-Day was the invasion and establishment of Allied forces in France during Operation Overlord, beginning the 6th of June, 1944, and was the largest seaborne invasion in history. It began with overnight parachute and glider landings, air attacks, naval bombardments, and an early morning amphibious landing.
The lost weekend
PN1997.L6775 2000
A would-be writer's dissatisfaction with his life leads him on a three-day binge. This film gives an uncompromising look at the devastating effects of alcoholism.
The lovely bones
PN1997.L685 2010
When 14-year-old Susie Salmon was murdered, she left her unfinished life behind. Now from her place in a strange but beautiful in-between world, she must help her father catch her killer and protect her family before she can finally move on.
The man who shot Liberty Valance
PN1997.M36 2009
Ransom Stoddard is a successful, but aging U.S. senator, who along with his wife, Hallie, returns to a small western town. They are there to attend the funeral of Tom Doniphon. A young local reporter presses Stoddard for an interview about why he has come to Doniphon's funeral and Doniphon begins to tell a story. Years ago he came to town as young newly-graduated attorney. He was bullied by Liberty Valance, a local tough outlaw, a gunman employed by the local cattle cartel directed to keep the town in line. Doniphon comes to Stoddard's aid when threatened by Valance. Valance challenges Stoddard to a gun fight. Amazingly, even wounded, Stoddard rises triumphant. Stoddard is elected to office in order to clear out the outlaws. The truth about what happened that night is kept a secret until now. The reporter rips up his notes claiming that the myth of the West is more important than the truth.
The Manchurian candidate
PN1997.M363 2004
When his army unit is ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saves his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, Major Ben Marco, is knocked unconscious. Using the incident for political gain, Shaw eventually becomes a vice-presidential nominee, but Marco is haunted by dream
The Manchurian candidate
PN1997.M362 2004
A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Manchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug-and-hypnosis-induced conditioning to carry out the orders of the enemy upon release. When a decorated Korean War veteran who has been brainwashed starts to commit political assassinations, his old military commander begins to suspect and must stop him.
The Marx Brothers. Silver screen collection
PN1997.M379 2004
[pt. 1.] Duck soup / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby -- [pt. 2.] Horse feathers / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, S. J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- [pt. 3.] Monkey business / S. J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- [pt. 4.] Animal crackers / Morrie Ryskind -- [pt. 5.] The Cocoanuts / Morrie Ryskind -- [pt. 6.] Bonus materials.
Duck soup: To rescue the small country of Freedonia from bankruptcy, Mrs Teasdale agrees to donate 20 million dollars if Rufus T. Firefly is appointed its new president. "Horse feathers": Professor Quincy Wagstaff has just been installed as the new president of Huxley College. "Monkey business": While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters. "Animal crackers": Captain Spaulding, the noted explorer, returns from Africa and attends a gala party held by Mrs. Rittenhouse. "The cocoanuts": Mr. Hammer runs a bankrupt hotel in Florida, where he will try anything to make money.
The Marx Brothers. Silver screen collection
PN1997.M379 2004
[pt. 1.] Duck soup / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby -- [pt. 2.] Horse feathers / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, S. J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- [pt. 3.] Monkey business / S. J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- [pt. 4.] Animal crackers / Morrie Ryskind -- [pt. 5.] The Cocoanuts / Morrie Ryskind -- [pt. 6.] Bonus materials.
Duck soup: To rescue the small country of Freedonia from bankruptcy, Mrs Teasdale agrees to donate 20 million dollars if Rufus T. Firefly is appointed its new president. "Horse feathers": Professor Quincy Wagstaff has just been installed as the new president of Huxley College. "Monkey business": While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters. "Animals crackers": Captain Spaulding, the noted explorer, returns from Africa and attends a gala party held by Mrs. Rittenhouse. "The cocoanuts": Mr. Hammer runs a bankrupt hotel in Florida, where he will try anything to make money.
The Marx Brothers. Silver screen collection
PN1997.M379 2004
[pt. 1.] Duck soup / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby -- [pt. 2.] Horse feathers / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, S. J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- [pt. 3.] Monkey business / S. J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- [pt. 4.] Animal crackers / Morrie Ryskind -- [pt. 5.] The Cocoanuts / Morrie Ryskind -- [pt. 6.] Bonus materials.
Duck soup: To rescue the small country of Freedonia from bankruptcy, Mrs Teasdale agrees to donate 20 million dollars if Rufus T. Firefly is appointed its new president. "Horse feathers": Professor Quincy Wagstaff has just been installed as the new president of Huxley College. "Monkey business": While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters. "Animal crackers": Captain Spaulding, the noted explorer, returns from Africa and attends a gala party held by Mrs. Rittenhouse. "The cocoanuts": Mr. Hammer runs a bankrupt hotel in Florida, where he will try anything to make money.
The Marx Brothers. Silver screen collection
PN1997.M379 2004
[pt. 1.] Duck soup / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby -- [pt. 2.] Horse feathers / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, S. J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- [pt. 3.] Monkey business / S. J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- [pt. 4.] Animal crackers / Morrie Ryskind -- [pt. 5.] The Cocoanuts / Morrie Ryskind -- [pt. 6.] Bonus materials.
Duck soup: To rescue the small country of Freedonia from bankruptcy, Mrs Teasdale agrees to donate 20 million dollars if Rufus T. Firefly is appointed its new president. "Horse feathers": Professor Quincy Wagstaff has just been installed as the new president of Huxley College. "Monkey business": While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters. "Animal crackers": Captain Spaulding, the noted explorer, returns from Africa and attends a gala party held by Mrs. Rittenhouse. "The cocoanuts": Mr. Hammer runs a bankrupt hotel in Florida, where he will try anything to make money.
The Marx Brothers. Silver screen collection
PN1997.M379 2004
[pt. 1.] Duck soup / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby -- [pt. 2.] Horse feathers / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, S. J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- [pt. 3.] Monkey business / S. J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- [pt. 4.] Animal crackers / Morrie Ryskind -- [pt. 5.] The Cocoanuts / Morrie Ryskind -- [pt. 6.] Bonus materials.
Duck soup: To rescue the small country of Freedonia from bankruptcy, Mrs Teasdale agrees to donate 20 million dollars if Rufus T. Firefly is appointed its new president. "Horse feathers": Professor Quincy Wagstaff has just been installed as the new president of Huxley College. "Monkey business": While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters. "Animal crackers": Captain Spaulding, the noted explorer, returns from Africa and attends a gala party held by Mrs. Rittenhouse. "The cocoanuts": Mr. Hammer runs a bankrupt hotel in Florida, where he will try anything to make money.
The Marx Brothers. Silver screen collection
PN1997.M379 2004
[pt. 1.] Duck soup / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby -- [pt. 2.] Horse feathers / Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, S. J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- [pt. 3.] Monkey business / S. J. Perelman, Will B. Johnstone -- [pt. 4.] Animal crackers / Morrie Ryskind -- [pt. 5.] The Cocoanuts / Morrie Ryskind -- [pt. 6.] Bonus materials.
Duck soup: To rescue the small country of Freedonia from bankruptcy, Mrs Teasdale agrees to donate 20 million dollars if Rufus T. Firefly is appointed its new president. "Horse feathers": Professor Quincy Wagstaff has just been installed as the new president of Huxley College. "Monkey business": While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters. "Animal crackers": Captain Spaulding, the noted explorer, returns from Africa and attends a gala party held by Mrs. Rittenhouse. "The cocoanuts": Mr. Hammer runs a bankrupt hotel in Florida, where he will try anything to make money.
The Mikado
PN1997.M5287 1999
Special features: Chapter indexing of songs -- Two CBC news features: Mikado at the Old Vic (ca. 6 min.) ; Brian Macdonald interview (ca. 6 min.) -- Text alterations (original and revised for those songs which were updated for this production) -- Biographies of Gilbert & Sullivan [text feature] -- Program notes [text feature] -- glossary [text feature] -- photograph of historic relevance -- Interactive menus -- Sketches of Our Town; Stradford [Video tour of Statford, Ontario, ca. 15 min.].
Cloaked in the guise of a Japanese musical drama, The Mikado is a spoof of Victorian English society. Centered on Ko-Ko, a lowly tailor, it chronicles his transformation from prisoner in a country jail to the rank of Lord High Executioner. But Ko-Ko is plagued by a terrible quandary: the emperor has instructed him to produce a head -- or forfeit his own! -- Container.
The mill on the Floss
PN1997.M5295 2008
Emily Watson stars in this powerful, emotional story about the choice between love and loyalty. As a child, Maggie Tulliver adores her brother Tom and desperately seeks his love and approval, but never receives it. While Tom grows up to be the kind of person the world approves of - dutiful and proud, Maggie becomes the kind of pereson the world judges harshly. A woman ahead of her time, brimming with intelligence and imagination, Maggie is difficult for her brother and the rest of her family to understand. Through her craving for intellectual stimulation, Maggie finds a kindred spirit in her childhood friend Philip Wakem. Though Philip fees her mind, and eventually falls in love with her, Maggie finds her true passion is for her cousin Lucy's fiancee. Now she is faced with a choice to follow her heart or her sense of duty.
The music man
PN1997.M768 1999
Color feature film (151 min.) -- Documentary (30 min.).
Silver-tongued con artist Harold Hill hoodwinks the stubborn townsfolk of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boy's band, but his game ultimately and romantically backfires.
The night of the iguana
PN1997.N533 2006
Bonus features: "The night of the iguana : Huston's gamble" behind-the-scenes featurette on director John Huston (10 min.); "On the trail of the iguana" promotional making-of featurette (14 min.); teaser trailer (1 min.) ; original theatrical trailer (3 min.).
A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a traveling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles.
The Pacific
PN1997.P33 2010
Disc 1. Part 1. [Guadalcanal/Leckie] / written by Bruce C. McKenna ; directed by Tim Van Patten ; Part 2. [Basilone] / written by Bruce C. McKenna ; directed by David Nutter -- Disc 2. Part 3. [Melbourne] / written by George Pelecanos and Michelle Ashford ; directed by Jeremy Podeswa ; Part 4. [Gloucester/Pavuvu/Banika} / written by Robert Schenkkan and Graham Yost ; directed by Graham Yost -- Disc.3. Part 5. [Peleliu Landing] / written by Laurence Andries and Bruce C. McKenna ; directed by Carl Franklin ; Part 6. [Peleliu Airfield]/ written by Bruce C. McKenna and Laurence Andries and Robert Schenkkan ; directed by Tony To -- Disc 4. Part. 7 [Peleliu Hills} / written by Bruce C. McKenna ; directed by Tim Van Patten ; Part 8. [Iwo Jima] / written by Robert Schenkkan and Michelle Ashford ; directed by David Nutter and Jeremy Podeswa -- Disc 5. Part 9 [Okinawa] / written by Bruce C. McKenna ; directed by Tim Van Patten ; Part 10. [Home] / written by Bruce C. McKenna and Robert Schenkkan
The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima. through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day.
The perks of being a wallflower
PN1997.P45 2013
A high school freshman, always watching from the sidelines, is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.
The Phantom of the Opera
PN1997.P36 2004
The story of the brooding, reclusive Phantom of the Opera and his obsessive love for the beautiful Christine, a soprano at the Opéra de Paris.
The pianist
PN1997.P53 2006
Based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew, who was a brilliant pianist. He watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. He managed to escape and lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis.
The piano lesson
PN1997.P5164 2006
Special features: Full screen presentation -- The making of "The piano lesson" -- An interview with August Wilson -- Language: English -- Subtitles: English.
August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of a family caught between their heritage and a dream for the future. The Charles family clashes over the fate of a magnificent, carved piano that carries their family's story from their days as slaves. Boy Willie wants to sell the piano to buy a farm--the same fields their family worked as slaves. But his sister, Berniece, refuses to part with it. For her, the piano is their very soul, a legacy of pride and struggle that symbolizes their survival as a family. To resolve the conflict, they must first deal with the past.
The pirates of Penzance
PN1997.P535 1999
British police battle it out with pirates on the coast of England's Cornwall.
The portrait of a lady
PN1997.P678 2002
Story of a spirited American girl who is reared in England by her aunt after the death of her one remaining parent.
The portrait of a lady
PN1997.P678 2002
Story of a spirited American girl who is reared in England by her aunt after the death of her one remaining parent.
The prestige
PN1997.P74 2007
In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frigthening machine developed by Nicola Tesla.
The pursuit of happyness
PN1997.P87 2007
One day at a time -- Riding the bus -- Two questions -- Being stupid -- Making contacts -- Birthday wishes -- Ride share -- Cab fare -- Go get happy -- Parking tickets -- Big interview -- Second thought -- Linda is leaving -- Packing up -- Taking care -- Internship -- Beyond the call -- Hot lead -- Possibilities -- Paying taxes -- Time machine -- Locked out -- Safe cave -- Four spots left -- Climbing mountains -- Shining light -- Change of scenery -- Happyness.
Chris Gardner is an intelligent, energetic guy who can't catch a break. In the sluggish Bay Area economy of 1981, he's losing ground, by investing all his family's money in high cost bone-density scanners. His wife leaves him, he loses his apartment, and with his 5-year-old son in tow joins the rank of the homeless, if not the hopeless. Bounced from shelter to shelter, he finds himself a single dad who has to support and care for a young child, impressing a Dean Witter higher-up by solving a Rubik's cube during a taxi ride. Chris gets a place in a stockbroker-training program. But internships don't pay, and there's no guarantee he'll be offered a job at the end of it. Against all odds, he pushes toward sucess, and eventually turns his life around.
The Queen
PN1997.Q446 2007
The Queen begins with a familiar epigraph "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown"--Henry IV, Part II. The action of the film takes place during the week following the death, on August 31, 1997 of Diana, Princess of Wales. One of its accomplishments, courtesy of adroit use of newsreel and other contemporary footage, is to remind viewers of the deep sadness that surrounded that event. It is also about the divergent and potentially ruinous ways the monarch and Prime Minister Tony Blair responded to the resulting torrent of national grief.
The queen of Versailles
PN1997.Q447 2012
The Queen of Versailles is a character-driven documentary about a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis. The film follows two unique characters, whose rags-to-riches-to-rags success stories reveal the innate virtues and flaws of the American Dream.
The queen of Versailles
PN1997.Q447 2012
The Queen of Versailles is a character-driven documentary about a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis. The film follows two unique characters, whose rags-to-riches-to-rags success stories reveal the innate virtues and flaws of the American Dream.
The reader
PN1997.R43 2009
Michael -- Chance meeting -- Flowers for Hanna -- First encounter -- Lessons in love -- Misunderstanding -- Odyssey -- Cycling holiday -- Sophie and Hanna -- Julia -- Law school -- Trial -- Truth about the guards -- Everyone knew -- Stutthof concentration camp -- No answers -- Piece of information - Verdict - Return to reading - Lady with the little dog - Reunited - Hanna's release - Forgiveness - End credits.
What have we learned (and what might we have forgotten) from history's bloody backwash? Guilt, love, and history are three skeins, woven together to create human beings or, alternately, human monsters. The question of wartime culpability undergirds the May-December romance in postwar Berlin between Hanna, a weary-looking, sexually rapacious streetcar ticket-taker and Michael, a young schoolboy whom she seduces, ravenously and to his great delight. One day, Hanna is gone, with no explanation, and Michael grows into a promising young law student. His class attends a trial, where the new Germany judges the past and, by default, the lovers as well.- Container.
The red pony
PN1997.R3726 2003
This is the story of conflict between a nine-year-old boy, his father and the family's hired man. The son works his way from despair to contentment with the aid of a small red pony.
The red violin
PN1997.R433 1998
An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched.
The Rocky Horror picture show
PN1997.R635 2002
A mixture of fantastical rock opera and horror movie spoof. A couple of ordinary kids have car trouble one dark and rainy night and knock on the door of a looming gothic mansion. They are stunned to learn that they have stumbled into an ongoing convention of kinky characters, hosted by Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a mad scientist from the planet Transsexual.
The Sand Pebbles
PN1997.S154 2007
Disc 1: Theatrical version. Disc 2: Roadshow version.
A U.S. gunboat cruises China's Yangtze River in 1926, witnessing the awakening of a bloody revolution.
The snake pit
PN1997.S555 2004
Following an emotional collapse a woman is placed in a mental institution by her husband. The severity of her depression causes her sympathetic doctor to try electric shock, hydrotherapy, and drugs, along with psychoanalysis.
The snowman
PN1997.S56 2006
Weaves a spell of magical winter enchantment as a young boy's snowman comes to life and escorts him on a visit to the North Pole.
The social network
PN1997.S6223 2011
disc 1. The film -- disc 2. The supplements.
On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication.
The sting
PN1997.S74 2005
Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Bonus features.
Two con men set out to avenge the death of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. They swindle a powerful crime lord, pitting brain against brawn and pistol.
The tempest
PN1997.T39225 2004
The all-powerful magician Prospero's throne has been usurped by his brother, Antonio. When Prospero creates a violent storm at sea, shipwrecking Antonio onto a mystical island, Prospero has his chance to exact revenge.
The terminator
PN1997.T47 2006
In 2029, the ruling giant super-computer, Skynet, sends in indestructible cyborg, a Teminator, back in time to 1984 to kill a woman, Sarah Connor, whose unborn son will become mankind's only hope.
The thin blue line
PN1997.T4738 2005
In 1976, Randall Adams was wrongly sentenced to death for the murder of a Dallas policeman. Errol Morris' documentary exposed the truth of the case and is credited with overturning Adams' conviction.
The third man
PN1997.T45 2007
Disc 1: The film (104 min.) -- Disc 2: The supplements.
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, black-market opportunist Harry Lime-- and thus begins this legendary tale of love, deception, and murder.
The Truman show
PN1997.T765 2006
An insurance salesman, Truman Burbank, begins to doubt reality when he realizes that his life is a TV program. Nominated for six Golden Globes.
The twilight saga. New moon
PN1997.T8557 2010
Bella is still very much in love with Edward, but ancient secrets threaten to destroy them. Edward decides to leave Forks, Washington to keep Bella safe. Bella tempts fate to get a glimpse of Edward and is saved from the brink by Jacob. Something is happening to Jacob that he can't explain to Bella, and their friendship starts to deterioate. When Alice returns to tell her that Edward thinks Bella is dead, Bella must go on a journey to save Edward.
The usual suspects
PN1997.U88 2002
Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begin six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desperate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind.
The vanishing
PN1997.V36 2004
Remake of the French classic suspense film. A man begins a search for his girlfriend after she disappears during their vacation getaway. His three year investigation draws the attention of her abductor, who harbors a diabolically calculating mind.
The war of the worlds
PN1997.W37 2005b
A Martian spacecraft lands near the small southern California city of Linda Rosa, and its occupants are definitely not friendly.
The watcher in the woods
PN1997.W38 2004
When an American family moves into a remote English house in the woods, the two daughters begin to see a young girl who vanished in the woods during a solar eclipse 20 years ago. Is it a ghost, or something more?
The young Victoria
PN1997.Y686 2010
Chronicles the life and times of Queen Victoria from her childhood to her early rise to power and the first turbulent years of her rule. Her romantic relationship and eventual marriage to Prince Albert culminates in a royal power struggle which ultimately is the key to her happiness when she comes to the realization that he is someone she can fully trust and believe in.
Third man, The
PN1997.T45 1985
This is one of the classic suspense dramas of all time. Post-World War II Vienna sets the scene for this tense and absorbing thriller about an American novelist who comes to Europe for what he thinks is the funeral of an old friend and finds himself entangled in a spiralling web of international int
This is Spinal Tap a rockumentary by Martin Di Bergi /
PN1997.T46 2000
Once upon a time, Spinal Tap had a big hit song. Now, nearly two decades later, Spinal Tap still clings to some glint of their lost glory as they embark on an accident-plagued tour across America. In Cleveland, the group gets lost underneath the stage. In Washington, they're accidentally booked at an Air Force formal dance. And in a Chicago record store, no one shows up to get their autographs.
Thor
PN1997.T47385 2011
When the arrogant warrior Thor is banished to Earth from his homeworld of Asgard, he must fight to reclaim his lost powers. Pursued by an invasion force sent to destroy him, the fallen God of Thunder must rise to the battle and learn what it takes to become a true hero.
Tightrope
PN1997.T495 2003
Clint Eastwood is Wes Block, a lawman teetering on a tightrope separating him from the man he strives to be and the man he fears he is. When Block investigates some brutal sex murders, he discovers a chilling link between himself and the suspect.
Time bandits
PN1997.T51 1999
A thriller set in the urban inferno of 1999 Los Angeles. Lenny Nero sells dreams and hustles nightmares available on small disks that are viewable via a compact headpiece that makes every sensation immediate. Nero replays scenes of happier days with Faith Justin, who has run off with sadistic Philo Gant. As he attempts to win Faith back, he hooks up with an old friend, Lornette "Mace" Mason, and the two of them are caught in a deadly fantasy of conspiracy, murder and betrayal.
Time to kill, A
PN1997.T524 1996
A murder trial brings a small Mississippi town's racial tensions to the flashpoint. Amid a frenzy of activist marches, Klan terror, media clamor and brutal riots, an unseasoned but idealistic young attorney mounts a stirring courtroom battle for justice.
Titanic
PN1997.T53 2007
Deep-sea explorer Brock Lovett has reached the most famous shipwreck of all, the passenger liner, Titanic. Emerging with a safe believed to contain a diamond called 'The Heart of the Ocean,' he finds that the safe does not hold the diamond but a drawing of a beautiful woman wearing it. When Brock is interviewed on TV, he shows the drawing to the cameras. A 100-year-old woman named Rose Calvert recognizes the woman in the drawing - herself! On a visit to Brock's exploration ship over the wreck, Rose tells her story of the Titanic and its ill-fated voyage. Engaged to the very rich Cal Hockley, she boards the Titanic's first-class suites with him and her mother in Southampton. Winning a lucky poker game, Jack Dawson and his friend Fabrizio, board Titanic in steerage. When Rose attempts to jump off the stern in 3rd class, Jack pulls her back onto the ship. The two instantly bond and Jack is invited to dine in 1st-class the next evening. Rose's mother and Cal try desperately to keep them apart. But on that fateful night, the Titanic collides with an iceberg and begins to sink. Now Rose and Jack must fight to stay alive.
Titus
PN1997.T558 2006
In this adaptation of the Shakespeare play by the same name, Titus returns victorious from war, only to plant the seeds of future turmoil for himself and his family.
To kill a mockingbird
PN1997.T62 2005
Disc 1: The film ; Bonus features: Academy Award best actor acceptance speech; American Film Institute Life Achievement Award; excerpt from Academy Tribute to Gregory Peck; Scout remembers; feature commentary with director Robert Mulligan and producer Alan Pakula; theatrical trailer; production note
Gregory Peck plays a southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of rape in this film version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The way in which it captures a time, a place, and above all, a mood, makes this film a masterpiece.
To sir, with love
PN1997.T63 2004
A teacher in England abandons the traditional curriculum of education in dealing with a class of students rejected by other schools.
To the lighthouse
PN1997.T64 2004
As a wave casually laps onto the Cornwall beach, the Ramsay family and friends settle in for an enjoyable warm Edwardian summer. Presided over by the gentle power and irresistible charisma of their mother, their story evolves with the textures, romance and conflicting dreams that draw a family together and simultaneously pull it apart.
Tootsie
PN1997.T6687 2008
Michael Dorsey is a talented actor, but his demanding nature and stubborn temperament have antagonized every producer in New York. Now his agent insists no one will hire him. But Michael needs money - eight thousand dollars to be exact - and to earn it, he's willing to play the role of a lifetime.
Top gun
PN1997.T67 1989
Maverick Mitchell, a daring young flyer in the U.S. Navy is out to become the best of the best at the Navy's prestigious fighter weapons school. Kelly McGillis sizzles as the civilian instructor who teaches Maverick a few things you can't learn in a classroom.
Topaz
PN1997.T6688 2005
The best-selling spy novel bursts onto the screen in this riveting story of adventure and international intrigue. An American CIA agent hires a French operative to travel to Cuba and intestigate rumors of Russian missiles and Topaz, a NATO spy. The inquiry soon spins into a life-threatening escapade of espionage, betrayal and murder.
Tora! Tora! Tora!
PN1997.T675 2001
A dramatization which chronicles the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view.
Torn curtain
PN1997.T676 2005
An edge-of-your-seat Cold War thriller set behind the Iron Curtain. Michael Armstrong is a renowned scientist attending an international physics conference in Copenhagen with Sarah Sherman, his fiancee/assistant. The heart-pounding action begins when Sarah picks up a message intended for Michael and discovers that he is defecting to East Germany ... or is he?
Tortilla Flat
PN1997.T677 2011
Story of a group of Paisanos, descendants of early Mexican settlers in Northern California. They live in the tiny town of Tortilla Flat and spend their days eating, drinking and relaxing in the sun. When one of them inherits two houses the rest are soon living in the houses without paying rent! The situation is further complicated when the house owner falls for a beautiful woman.
Total recall
PN1997.T68 2001
In the year 2084 a worker leaves Earth for the mind-bending nightmarish reality of a Martian mining colony ruled over by a dictator who can alter reality to suit his whims.
Toy story
PN1997.T69 2005
Woody the cowboy and Buzz Lightyear, two talking toys, have a fantastic adventure when they go out into the world. This new version contains improved video and audio along with several new bonus features, including all-new games and music videos, new deleted scenes, documentary featurettes, and more
Toy story 2
PN1997.T692 2010
The fun and adventure continues when Andy goes off to cowboy camp and the toys are left to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector kidnaps Woody, who hasn't the slightest clue that he's a greatly valued collectible.
Toy story 3
PN1997.T693 2010
As Andy prepares to leave for college, his loyal toys find they have been donated to the Sunnyside Daycare where untamed tots with their sticky little fingers do not play nice. So, it's all for one and one for all as they join Barbie's counterpart Ken, a thespian hedgehog named Mr. Pricklepants, and a pink, strawberry-scented teddy bear called Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear to plan their great escape and ensure that no toy gets left behind.
Transformers
PN1997.T73 2007
On the planet Cybertron, a war was waged between the Autobots and the Decepticons for control of the Allspark, a mystical talisman that would grant unlimited power to whoever possessed it. The Allspark is smuggled off the planet, but Megatron goes in search of it. He tracks it to Earth and his desire for power sends him into the Arctic Ocean. The sheer cold forces him to a paralyzed state. His body is later recovered, and before going into a comatose state he uses the last of his energy to engrave a map, showing the location of the Allspark, into the Captain's glasses. A century later, Spike buys his first car. To his shock, he discovers it is an Autobot in disguise. He is to protect Spike, who bears the Captain's glasses. Other Transformers have arrived in the desert of Qatar and the Deceptions attack a U.S. military base. Spike and his girlfriend Mikaela find themselves in the middle of a grand battle between the Autobots and the Deceptions.
Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The
PN1997.T73 2003
Two down-and-out Americans in Mexico meet a grizzled old prospector who piques their interest with stories of his gold-hunting experiences. The Americans gather a stake and set off with the old prospector in search of fortune.
trouble with Harry, The
PN1997.T748 2005
The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible. Shirley Maclaine makes her screen debut in this New England romp that includes romance, humor ... and several unearthings of the corpse.
True grit
PN1997.T754 2011
Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested.
True West
PN1997.T755 1987
A powerful, yet funny confrontation between two brothers set in the contemporary West.
Twilight
PN1997.T855 2009
Welcome to Forks, population 3,120 -- First day of school -- Lab partners -- Are you enjoying the rain? -- I hope you enjoy disappointment -- We shouldn't be friends -- La Push, baby -- Let's not play with our food -- I feel very protective of you -- Your hand is so cold -- How long have you been 17? -- So the lion fell in love with the lamb -- Breaking all the rules now -- Excuse to use the kitchen -- I don't mind being alone -- I like watching you sleep -- You brought a snack -- You are my life now -- Tracker just changed course -- Fragile little human -- We can't be apart -- Important rite of passage -- I dream about being with you forever -- Victoria.
Isabella Swan moves to gloomy Forks, Washington to live with her father. She begins her junior year in high school and becomes fascinated by Edward Cullen. He holds a dark secret which is only known by his family. To Edward, Bella is what he has waited 90 years for, a true soul mate. But he knows the further they progress in their relationship the more he is putting Bella and those close to her at risk. Edward tries to warn Bella that she should leave him, but she refuses. James, a new vampire, finds it a challenge to hunt Bella down for her irresistible blood. Now, the game is on and James will not stop until she is killed.
Twilight saga. Breaking dawn. Part 1
PN1997.T8553 2013
In the highly anticipated fourth installment of the Twilight Saga, a marriage, a honeymoon, and the birth of a child bring unforeseen and shocking developments for Bella and Edward and those they love, including new complications with young werewolf Jacob Black.
Twilight saga. Breaking dawn. Part 2
PN1997.T8554 2013
disc 1. Theatrical movie and commentary -- disc 2. Special features.
After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.
Twilight saga. Breaking dawn. Part 2
PN1997.T8554 2013
disc 1. Theatrical movie and commentary -- disc 2. Special features.
After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.
Twilight saga. Eclipse
PN1997.T8555 2010
It all begins with a choice. In the third chapter of Stephenie Meyer's phenomenal Twilight series, Bella Swan is surrounded by danger as Seattle is hit by a string of murders and an evil vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, Bella is forced to choose between her love, Edward Cullen, and her friend Jacob Black, knowing that her decision may ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf.
Two towers, The
PN1997.T86 2006
In the second film of 'The lord of the rings' trilogy, the breathtaking adventure continues. The Fellowship is broken, but its quest to destroy the One Ring continues.
Under siege
PN1997.U534 1993
Killer-elite commandos out to hijack the USS Missouri's nuclear arsenal overpower the crew, except for the cook, who just happens to be an ex-Navy SEAL and highly decorated combat operative.
Unforgiven
PN1997.U54 2000
Bill Munny, a retired, once ruthless killer-turned-hog farmer, is flat broke. A widower with two young children to tend to, he feels he has no choice but to accept one last bounty hunter mission to find and kill two young gunslingers who brutalized and cut up the face of a local prostitute. Bill teams up with his old partner Ned and the cocky greenhorn, The Schofield Kid. The three men soon find out this bounty has many more obstacles to overcome besides just finding and killing the gunslingers. Little Bill is the town sheriff of Old Whiskey who keeps a tight hold on what goes on in his town and outlaws all firearms within the city limits. He has little respect for assassins and hired guns, and enforces his law with the most brutal of measures.
Unforgiven
PN1997.U54 1993
Two retired, down-on-their luck outlaws pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey.
Valentino the last emperor /
PN1997.V35 2009
It is a behind-the-scenes look at the world of fashion, featuring unprecedented access to the high temples of Haute Couture. Follows the legendary Valentino and his longtime business partner, Giancarlo Giammetti during the final two years of their careers, and shows the struggles the two men face as they confront the final act of a nearly 50-year career at the top of the world's most glamorous and competitive game. An intimate, engaging and very funny fly-on-the-wall exploration of the singular world of one of Italy's richest and most famous men. Tells the story of his extraordinary life and work, and also explores the larger themes affecting the fashion business today.
Vertigo
PN1997.V47 2000
Scottie Ferguson, a San Francisco police detective is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia. Ferguson is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide. He falls in love with her, she is later murdered and Ferguson becomes demonic in his desire to re-create her in another woman.
Vertigo
PN1997.V47 2005
Scottie Ferguson, a San Francisco police detective, is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia. Ferguson is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide. He falls in love with her, but she is later murd
Vertigo
PN1997.V47 1999
A detective with a fear of heights is drawn into a complex plot involving a woman who is apparently being driven to suicide by one of her ancestors.
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway
PN1997.M718 1999
As Clarissa Dalloway prepares for an elaborate party, she remembers another summer in the past, when she was a beautiful young woman. Her preparations are interrupted by the unexpected arrival of a former suitor from that long-ago summer. As the day of the party unfolds, Mrs. Dalloway's life also be
WALL-E
PN1997.W35 2008
After hundreds of lonely years, a waste management robot finds a new purpose in life. With only a cockroach for a friend, he finds true love in another robot sent on a mission to Earth to see if it is safe for human life.
War and remembrance
PN1997.W364 2004
Disc 1. Part I: December 15, 1941-December 27, 1941 -- Disc 2. Part II: January 27, 1942-May 6, 1942 -- Disc 3. Part III: May 26,1942-July 25, 1942 -- Part IV: July 25, 1942-November 2, 1942 -- Disc 4. Part V: November 2, 1942-December 1, 1942 -- Part VI:
One week after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, sweeping the United States into World War Ii, the Henry family is forever changed by the war in the Pacific, and the horror of the Holocaust.
War horse
PN1997.W367 2012
Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soliders, and a French farmer and his granddaughter.
War of the worlds
PN1997.W37 2005
A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens.
We bought a zoo
PN1997.W45 2012
Adapted from a memoir by Benjamin Mee, the story of how the author, who has lost his wife, and his children cope with a dilapidated zoo, dealing with escaped tigers, raising endangered animals, working with an eclectic skeleton crew and readying the zoo for a reopening.
Wedding banquet, The
PN1997.W42 1993
Comedy about the age-old conflict between parents and their children. In New York, the Taiwanese half of a gay couple hopes to end his parents' matchmaking by announcing that he's engaged. What he doesn't count on is that they'll fly in to meet the bride and plan the nuptials!
West side story
PN1997.W47 1994
A modern version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in the Puerto Rican section of New York City.
When a man loves a woman
PN1997.W513 1994
Alice and Michael are a passionate couple whose once-stable marriage is rocked by her increasing dependence on alcohol. As they strive to overcome this challenge, they discover a renewed sense of love and commitment.
When Harry met Sally--
PN1997.W514 2007
Sex always gets in the way of friendships between men and women. At least, that's what Harry Burns believes. So when Harry meets Sally Albright and a deep friendship blossoms between them, Harry's determined not to let his attraction to Sally destroy it. But when a night of weakness ends in a morning of panic, can the pair avoid succumbing to Harry's fears by remaining friends and admitting they just might be the perfect match for each other?
Who am I this time?
PN1997.W5147 1999
Two shy people find love through their roles in a local theatre production.
Who framed Roger Rabbit
PN1997.W51474 2002
The hapless Roger Rabbit is framed for the murder of Marvin Acme, who was photographed "playing patticake" with Roger's wife Jessica. The mixed live and animated action takes place in Hollywood and next-door "Toontown," where humans and "Toons" co-exist.
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?
PN1997.W51475 1997
A freewheeling, headlong slide into the corrosive hell of a marriage twisted by years of hatred and humiliation.
Wild bunch, The
PN1997.W55 2006
Disc 1. The movie -- Disc 2. Special features.
Outlaws on the U.S.-Mexican border face the march of progress, the Mexican army and a gang of bounty hunters led by a former member as they plan to rob a U.S. Army train.
William Faulkner's Old man
PN1997.O45 1998
A story of a convict who rescues a pregnant woman in a great flood. The experience changes both of their lives.
William Shakespeare's The merchant of Venice
PN1997.M47 2005
Special features: Optional audio commentary with director Michael Radford and actress Lynn Collins ; The merchant of Venice: Shakespeare through the lens (30 min.); The Teachers' Guide weblink ; Previews (10 min.).
Antonio, a successful but cash-poor merchant, approaches Shylock, a wealthy moneylender, for a loan to help his young friend Bassanio woo the fair Portia. Despite being longtime enemies, Shylock grants the request, but demands one pound of Antonio's flesh if the debt is not repaid on time. When Ant default on the loan, Shylock seeks what is legally owed him but soon learns that those to whom evil is done, do evil in return." -- Container.
William Thackeray's Vanity fair
PN1997.V365 2003
A made for television mini-series of Thackeray's story of an amoral beauty determined to scheme and seduce her way into Britain's upper classes.
William Thackeray's Vanity fair
PN1997.V365 2003
A made for television mini-series of Thackeray's story of an amoral beauty determined to scheme and seduce her way into Britain's upper classes.
Winds of war, The
PN1997.W56 2004
Set against the backdrop of world events that led to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Naval officer, Victor "Pug" Henry, and his family learn to navigate the waters of dangerous times in the late 1930s. While Germany expands and proceeds to seize several border countries, Italy attempts to establish a Fascist Colonial Empire under Mussolini and Japan prepares for a major battle with China. Meanwhile, the Henry clan finds itself drawn into the center of the conflict as they deal with the drama, romance, tragedy and heroism that lead to America's involvement in World War II.
Windtalkers
PN1997.W563 2002
A battle-weary Marine is assigned to guard - and ultimately befriends - a young Navajo soldier who has been trained to be a code talker. This code, the Navajo code, and the men who knew the code, were to be guarded as they went into action. It was the unspoken duty of the Marine to kill the Navajo solider before he could be taken prisoner of war by the Japanese. This is one wartime code that was never broken by the enemy.
Winter's bone
PN1997.W565 2010
Seventeen-year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails to find him, she and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and risking her life, Ree hacks through the lies, evasions, and threats offered up by her relatives and begins to piece together the truth.
Winterset
PN1997.W565 1997
A idealistic young man searching for the man who committed the crime for which his father was convicted.
Wit
PN1997.W58 2001
An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is until she is diagnosed with a devastating illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit.
Wizard of Oz
PN1997.W593 2005
When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them.
Woman of desire
PN1997.W665 1993
Christin Ford (Bo Derek) is a temptress who isn't afraid to use her desire to get what she wants. When her wealthy boyfriend, Ted Ashby (Steven Bauer) hires a retired cop, Jack Lvnch (Jeff Fahey) to captain their yacht. Passions ignite at sea and Jack finds himself a pawn in a game where there are n
wrong man, The
PN1997.W76 2004
The first Hitchcock film based on a true story. A nightclub musician is falsely accused of a robbery, an accusation that ruins his life.
Wuthering Heights
PN1997.W87 2009
Set against the stark beauty of the English moor, the mysterious gypsy boy Heathcliff, who has been adopted by the Earnshaw family, discovers his soul mate in his stepsister Cathy. As a man unable to have the love of his life, he seeks vengeance against anyone who comes between them.
Young Frankenstein
PN1997.Y67 2006
A finely tuned parody of the old Frankenstein movies, in which Wilder returns to the old country to clear his family name.
Z
PN1997.Z2 2002
A Greek pacifist leader is murdered at a rally. Despite the official police report of accidental death, a journalist's persistent questioning leads to a full-scale investigation, revealing corruption in high places.
Zero dark thirty
PN1997.Z47 2013
Chronicles the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden following the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of Navy SEAL Team 6.
Zoot suit
PN1997.Z6 2003
Lawyers seek justice for a group of Mexican-Americans being sent to prison. Based on the Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940's Los Angeles.