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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Rated:  G  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 148 min. 
Plot: Mankind finds a mysterious artifact buried on the moon and, with the aid of an intelligent computer, sets off on a quest to find its origin.
Cast: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood. Directed by Stanley Kubrick.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Computer  Mystery/Suspense

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Adjustment Bureau, The (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  106 min. 
Plot: An affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious force.
Cast: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Anthony Mackie, John Slattery, Michael Kelly, Terence Stamp. Directed by George Nolfi.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Romance

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Alice In Wonderland (2010)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: An animated version of Lewis Carroll's tale about a girl named Alice. Alice follows a White Rabbit through a very small door and enters Wonderland, where she has many unusual adventures
Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Bonham Carter, Michael Sheen. Directed by Tim Burton.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Musical  Family

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Alien Nation (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: When a detective's partner is killed, he sets out to solve the crime with the LAPD's first extraterrestrial cop.
Cast: James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, Terrence Stamp, Kevyn Major Howard, Leslie Bevis. Directed by Graham Baker.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Immigration  Criminal Law

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Aliens (1986)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 154 min. 
Plot: After escaping an encounter with aliens, the only survivor is asked to return to the scene as an adviser for a group of disbelieving Marines.
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton. Directed by James Cameron.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Corporations

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Amazing Spider-man, The (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD (Blu-ray 2 disc set) 136 min. 
Plot: Peter finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared; which puts him on a collision course with his father's former partner.
Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary. Directed by Marc Webb.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Family

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Another Earth (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  92 min. 
Plot: On the night of the discovery of a duplicate planet in the solar system, a young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.
Cast: Brit Marling, William Mapother. Directed by Mike Cahill.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

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Arrival (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.
Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker. Directed by Denis Villeneuve.
Categories:  Drama  International  SciFi/Fantasy

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Avatar (2009)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  162 min. 
Plot: Paraplegic marine is dispatched to the Moon Pandora on a unique mission.
Cast: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Joel Moer. Directed by James Cameron.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Corporations  Military

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Avengers, The (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  143 min. 
Plot: A team of super humans team up to save the world from disaster.
Cast: Robert Downey, Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo. Directed by Joss Whedon.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  141 min. 
Plot: Things go horribly wrong while Earth's Mightiest Heroes are trying to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program.
Cast: Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson. Directed by Joss Whedon.
Categories:  Drama  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Back To The Future (1985)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 116 min. 
Plot: A teenager is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling machine.
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Thomas F. Wilson. Directed by Robert Zemeckis.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Comedy  Family

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Back to the Future II (1989)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip.
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson, Elisabeth Shue. Directed by Robert Zameckis.
Categories:  Comedy  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Back to the Future III (1990)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: Enjoying a peaceable existence in 1885, Doctor Emmet Brown is about to be killed so Marty McFly travels back in time to save his friend.
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson. Directed by Robert Zameckis.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Battlestar Galactica, Season 1 (2005)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 12 hours, 39 min. 
Plot: After losing the war against the Cylon robots, the Battlestar Galactica crew heads toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Cast: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber, James Callis. Directed by .
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Television  Drama

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Battlestar Galactica, Season 2 (2005)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 7 hours, 18 min. 
Plot: The fight to save humanity rages on.
Cast: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber, James Callis. Directed by .
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Television  Drama

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Battlestar Galactica, Season 2.5 (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 8 hours, 41 min. 
Plot: Plot and story elements of original show have been completely reworked into something completely fresh and different.
Cast: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber, James Callis. Directed by .
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Television  Drama

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Battlestar Galactica, Season 3 (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (6 disc set) 15 hours, 53 min. 
Plot: Fate of all human life hangs in the balance.
Cast: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber, James Callis. Directed by .
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Television  Drama

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Battlestar Galactica, Season 4 (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 7 hours, 17 min. 
Plot: Civil War escalates and the quest for Earth continues.
Cast: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber, James Callis. Directed by .
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Television  Drama

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Battlestar Galactica, Season 4.5 (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 12 hours, 43 min. 
Plot: The fleet journeys into the furthest reaches of unexplored space.
Cast: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber, James Callis. Directed by .
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Television  Drama

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Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  BLu-ray/DVD  129 min. 
Plot: An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.
Cast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevans, Luke Evans. Directed by Bill Condon.
Categories:  Family  SciFi/Fantasy  Musical

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Being John Malkovich (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of actor John Malkovich.
Cast: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, Orson Bean, Mary Kay Place, John Malkovich. Directed by Spike Jonze.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Beowulf (2007)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing towns, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.
Cast: Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich, Robin Wright Penn, Brendan Gleeson, Crispin Glover, Alison Lohman, Angelina Jolie. Directed by Robert Zemeckis.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Big Hero 6 (2014)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A robotics genius and his personal companion robot, Baymax, must band together with their friends to save San Fransokyo.
Cast: Voices of Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Daniel Henney, Jamie Chung. Directed by Don Hall & Chris Williams.
Categories:  Animation  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.
Cast: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall. Directed by John Carpenter.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Immigration

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: With the help of a time-traveling messenger two students round up some historical heavyweights for their class project!
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, George Carlin. Directed by Stephen Herek.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Comedy  History

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Birth (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: A woman becomes convinced that a ten year old boy is the reincarnation of her dead husband.
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Cameron Bright, Danny Huston, Arliss Howard, Peter Stormare, Ted Levine, Anne Heche. Directed by Jonathan Glazer.
Categories:  Marital Relations  SciFi/Fantasy

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Blade Runner (1982)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: A police assassin is assigned to hunt and kill genetically made criminal replicants in futuristic Los Angeles. (Director's cut.)
Cast: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, Daryl Hannah. Directed by Ridley Scott.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Human Rights  Action

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Brazil (1985)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  143 min. 
Plot: A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.
Cast: Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins. Directed by Terry Gilliam.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Comedy

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Capricorn One (1978)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  123 min. 
Plot: The first manned flight to Mars turns out to be a simulation and the astronauts hope to survive long enough to expose the fraud.
Cast: Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro, Sam Waterson, O.J. Simpson, Hal Holbrook. Directed by Peter Hyams.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Aviation  Drama

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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  147 min. 
Plot: Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.
Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renne, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp. Directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Government

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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Rated:  PG13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  124 min. 
Plot: After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending the USA's ideals.
Cast: Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Hugo Weaving, Sebastian Stan, Stanley Tucci, Tommy Lee Jones. Directed by Joe Johnston.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Military  National Security

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  136 min. 
Plot: Finding difficult to fit in to the era of today Captain America leads an assault against a friend turned rival from World War II, a Soviet emissary known as "The Winter Soldier".
Cast: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie. Directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo.
Categories:  Action  National Security  SciFi/Fantasy

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Cat People (1982)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A young woman's sexual awakening brings horror when she discovers her urges transform her into a monstrous black leopard.
Cast: Natasha Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard, Annette O'Toole. Directed by Paul Schrader.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Horror  Family

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Cell, The (2000)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: Using an experimental technique, a therapist enters the mind of a serial killer to save a child's life.
Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D'Onofrio. Directed by Tarsem Singh.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Government  Mental Health

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Chronicle (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-Ray/DVD  84 min. 
Plot: Three high school friends gain superpowers and soon find their lives spinning out of control.
Cast: Dane Dehaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly, Ashley Hunshaw. Directed by Josh Trank.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Juvenile  Media

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Cinderella (2015)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: Young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming step-sisters; until her fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, Derek Jacobi, Helena Bonham Carter. Directed by Kenneth Branagh.
Categories:  Drama  Family  SciFi/Fantasy

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City of Ember (2008)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights, but Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker.
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Mary Kay Place, Bill Murray, Martin Landau, Toby Jones, Tim Robbins. Directed by Jeane Duprau.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Energy  Family

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City of Lost Children, The (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A scientist in a surreal society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they will slow his aging process. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Ron Perlman, Daniel Emilfork, Judith Vittet, Dominique Pinon. Directed by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Children  Foreign

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 132 min. 
Plot: An electric lineman has an encounter with something he can't quite explain.
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Aviation  Government

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Cloverfield (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  84 min. 
Plot: A group of five New Yorkers record a monster attacking the city.
Cast: Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas, T.J. Miller, Michael Stahl-David, Mike Vogel, Odette Yustman. Directed by Matt Reeves.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Drama

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Contact (1997)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  150 min. 
Plot: After years of searching, a scientist finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.
Cast: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, James Woods, John Hurt, Tom Skerritt, Angela Bassett. Directed by Robert Zemeckis.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Religion  Drama

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Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  119 min. 
Plot: The Old West.. where a lone cowboy leads an uprising against a terror from beyond our world.
Cast: Clancy Brown, Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell. Directed by Jon Favreau.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Western  National Security

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Creepshow (1982)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: An anthology which tells five terrifying tales based on the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s.
Cast: Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielson, Adrienne Barbeau. Directed by George A. Romero.
Categories:  Horror  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  165 min. 
Plot: A man is born in his eighties and proceeds to age backwards.
Cast: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Julia Ormond, Jason Fleming, Elias Koteas, Tilda Swinton. Directed by David Fincher.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Drama  Medical

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Dark City (1998)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A man struggles with memories of his past in a nightmarish world with no daytime.
Cast: Rufus Sewell, Keifer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, Richard O'Brien, Ian Richardson. Directed by Alex Proyas.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Law Enforcement

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Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 128 min. 
Plot: Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Cast: David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross. Directed by George A. Romero.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Horror

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  130 min. 
Plot: A growing nation of genetically evolved apes is threatened by a band of human survivors of a devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier.
Cast: Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Keri Russell, Judy Greer. Directed by Matt Reeves.
Categories:  Action  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

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Day the Earth Stood Still, The (1951)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  92 min. B&W
Plot: An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.
Cast: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin. Directed by Robert Wise.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  National Security  Drama

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Deja Vu (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: An ATF agent travels back in time to save a woman from being murdered, falling in love with her during the process.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Paula Patton, Bruce Greenwood, Adam Goldberg, Jim Caviezel. Directed by Tont Scott.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Law Enforcement

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Demolition Man (1993)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: In a peaceful, future society, a cop is thawed out of suspended animation to subdue an old, ultra-violent enemy.
Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock, Nigel Hawthorne. Directed by Marco Brambilla.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Law Enforcement  Corporations

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Devil and Daniel Webster, The (1941)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: A 19th-century New England farmer sells his soul to the devil in exchange for seven years of prosperity. When the devil tries to collect, the farmer insists on a trial, with Daniel Webster defending him.
Cast: Edward Arnold, Walter Hutson, James Craig, Anne Shirley, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon, Gene Lockhart. Directed by William Dieterle.
Categories:  Advocacy  Ethics  SciFi/Fantasy

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Devil's Advocate (1997)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  144 min. 
Plot: A defense attorney who has never lost a case is invited to work for a N.Y. law firm ruled by a founder the attorney suspects is more than he seems.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, Charlize Theron. Directed by Taylor Hackford.
Categories:  Advocacy  Ethics  SciFi/Fantasy

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District 9 (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.
Cast: Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt. Directed by Neill Blomkamp.
Categories:  Immigration  Politics  SciFi/Fantasy

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Doctor Strange (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  115 min. 
Plot: While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts.
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams. Directed by Scott Derrickson.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Health

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Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  43 min. 
Plot: An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder.
Cast: Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, Felicia Day. Directed by Joss Whedon.
Categories:  Comedy  Musical  SciFi/Fantasy

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Dracula (1931)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  104 min. B&W
Plot: The vampire takes over the mind of an English clerk and uses him to travel to England and wreak havoc.
Cast: Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Helen Chandler, Dwight Frye, Edward Van Sloan. Directed by Tod Browning.
Categories:  Horror  SciFi/Fantasy

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Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: A loan officer ordered to evict an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse.
Cast: Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Lorna Raver, Dileep Rao. Directed by Sam Raimi.
Categories:  Horror  Debtor-Creditor  SciFi/Fantasy

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Dredd (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: The future America is an irradiated wasteland where the force of order lies with urban cops called Judges.
Cast: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey, Wood Harris. Directed by Pete Travis.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Organized Crime  Law Enforcement

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Dune (1984)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  137 min. 
Plot: A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor.
Cast: Kyle MacLachlan, José Ferrer, Max Von Sydow, Linda Hunt, Sting. Directed by David Lunch.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Rated:  PG  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A group of children help a stranded alien return home.
Cast: Dee Wallace, Peter Coyote, Drew Barrymore, Henry Thomas. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Family  Drama

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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: An inventor's sudden death leaves his greatest creation unfinished with sharp shears of metal for hands.
Cast: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest. Directed by Tim Burton.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Romance

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Eraserhead (1977)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  89 min. B&W
Plot: In a post-apocalyptic society, a factory worker's girlfriend delivers a mutant baby and leaves him to care for the newborn child.
Cast: Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates. Directed by David Lynch.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Children

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A couple undergoes a procedure to erase each other from their memories when their relationship turns sour, but it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.
Cast: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo, Elijah Wood, Tom Wilkinson. Directed by Michel Gondry.
Categories:  Privacy  Entertainment  SciFi/Fantasy

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Ex Machina (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A young programmer participates in an experiment in synthetic intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breath-taking humanoid.
Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Sonoya Mizuno, Oscar Isaac. Directed by Alex Garland.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Drama  Mystery/Suspense

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Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.
Cast: Julie Christie, Oskar Werner, Cyril Cusack, Anton Diffring. Directed by Francois Truffaut.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Politics  Free Speech

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Fantasia/Fantasia 2000 (1940)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD (2 disc set) 125 min. 
Plot: The original Fantasia, Walt Disney's daring experiment combining animation and classical music, and the new Fantasia 2000.
Cast: James Levine, Steve Martin, Leopold Stokowski, Ralph Grierson, Kathleen Battle. Directed by Ben Sharpsteen.
Categories:  Animation  Family  SciFi/Fantasy

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Fantastic 4 (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A group of astronauts gain superpowers after a cosmic radiation exposure and must use them to oppose the plans of their enemy, Doctor Victor Von Doom.
Cast: Jessica Alba, Michael Chiklis, Chris Evans, Julian McMahon, Kerry Washington. Directed by Tim Story.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  SciFi/Fantasy

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: The adventures of a writer in New York's secret community of witches and wizards.
Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudo. Directed by David Yates.
Categories:  Family  SciFi/Fantasy  Action

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Fifth Element, The (1997)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: A cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm, Chris Tucker, Milla Jovovich. Directed by Luc Besson.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Final Cut, The (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: In world where implanted microchips record your every move, it is the job of a cutter to edit your life into a memorial movie, that is until he sees something he shouldn't.
Cast: Robin Williams, Mira Sorvino, Jim Caviezal. Directed by Omar Naim.
Categories:  Privacy  Entertainment  SciFi/Fantasy

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Flash Gordon (1980)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.
Cast: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Ornella Muti. Directed by Mike Hodges.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action  Sentencing

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Fly, The (1958)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 189 min. 
Plot: A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong.
Cast: Vincent Price, David Hedison, Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis. Directed by Kurt Neumann and David Cronenberg.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Horror

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Food of the Gods, The (1976)
Rated:  PG  Stars: *1/2
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: A group hunting on a remote island are attacked by giant insects and in their search for help find more enormous, blood-thirsty animals.
Cast: Marjoe Gortner, Pamela Franklin, Ralph Meeker, Jon Cypher. Directed by Bert I. Gordon.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Horror

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Fountain, The (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: Through time and space, one man embarks on a bold, thousand-year odyssey to defeat death.
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn. Directed by Darren Aronofsky.
Categories:  Romance  SciFi/Fantasy  Medical

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Game of Thrones: Season 1 (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 9 hours, 56 min. 
Plot: An adaptation of the novel A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin.
Cast: Sean Bean, Mark Addy, Nikolai Coster-Waldau, Michelle Fairley. Directed by Various directors.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Television

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Game of Thrones: Season 2 (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 9 hours, 21 min. 
Plot: Continuing adaptation of the novel A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin.
Cast: Sean Bean, Mark Addy, Nikolai Coster-Waldau, Michelle Fairley. Directed by Various directors.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Television

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Game of Thrones: Season 3 (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 8 hours, 50 min. 
Plot: Ongoing adaptation of the novel A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin.
Cast: Sean Bean, Mark Addy, Nikolai Coster-Waldau, Michelle Fairley. Directed by Various directors.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Television

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Game of Thrones: Season 4 (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 9 hours, 10 min. 
Plot: Another thrilling season based on the George R. R. Martin's bestselling books.
Cast: Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Fairley. Directed by various.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Television

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Game of Thrones: Season 5 (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 9 hours, 20 min. 
Plot: Another season of thrills based on the George R. R. Martin's bestselling books.
Cast: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harrington, Sophie Turner, Iain Glen. Directed by Various.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Television

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Game of Thrones: Season 6 (0)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 9 hours, 30 min. 
Plot: Survivors regroup while new characters challenge the balance of power.
Cast: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harrington, Sophie Turner, Iain Glen. Directed by Various.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Television

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Gattaca (1997)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Uma thurman, Alan Arkin, Jude Law, Loren Dean. Directed by Andrew Niccol.
Categories:  Privacy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Ghost Rider (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: A stunt motorcyclist gives up his soul to become the devil's bounty hunter and ends up fighting against power hungry Blackheart, the devil's son.
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Peter Fonda, Eva Mendes, Wes Bentley. Directed by Mark Steven Johnson.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Godzilla (1956)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 96 min. B&W
Plot: Includes the remastered version of Gojira and the re-edited "Americanized" version, Godzilla, King of the Monsters.
Cast: Raymond Burr, Takarada Akira, Takashi Shimura, Kawauchi Momoko. Directed by Shiro Honda.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

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Godzilla (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  123 min. 
Plot: The world's most famous monster is pitted against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.
Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche. Directed by Gareth Edwards.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  National Security

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Gravity (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  91 min. 
Plot: A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.
Cast: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney. Directed by Alfonso Cauron.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

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Gremlins (1984)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A boy breaks important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of mischievous monsters on a small town.
Cast: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, Polly Holliday. Directed by Joe Dante.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Drama  Comedy

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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A group of space criminals must work together to stop the fanatical villain Ronan the Accuser from destroying the galaxy.
Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper. Directed by James Gunn.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  National Security

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  136 min. 
Plot: The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista. Directed by James Gunn.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Hancock (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A hard-living superhero who has fallen out of favor with the public enters into a questionable relationship with the wife of the public relations professional who's trying to repair his image.
Cast: Will Smith, Jason Bateman, Charlize Theron, Eddie Marsan. Directed by Peter Berg.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action

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Handmaid's Tale, The (1990)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  108 min. 
Plot: In a dystopicly polluted rightwing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.
Cast: Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Richard Duvall. Directed by Volker Schlondorff.
Categories:  Drama  Romance  SciFi/Fantasy

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  161 min. 
Plot: Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Alan Rickman. Directed by Chris Columbus.
Categories:  Education  Children  SciFi/Fantasy

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 (2010)
Rated:  PG13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  146 min. 
Plot: Harry, Ron, and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint. Directed by David Yates.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Education  Censorship

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  130 min. 
Plot: Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane. Directed by David Yates.
Categories:  Children  Education  SciFi/Fantasy

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  157 min. 
Plot: In his fourth year, Harry finds himself selected as an underage competitor in a dangerous multi-wizarding school competition
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman. Directed by Mike Newell.
Categories:  Children  Education  SciFi/Fantasy

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  153 min. 
Plot: In his sixth year at Hogwarts Harry must delve into Lord Voldemort's past to learn how to defeat him.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane. Directed by David Yates.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Education  Conflict

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  139 min. 
Plot: The wizarding world refuses to believe that Lord Voldemort has returned and Harry endures a difficult fifth year trying to convince them of the truth.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman. Directed by David Yates.
Categories:  Education  SciFi/Fantasy  Children

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  142 min. 
Plot: In Harry's third year at Hogwarts, a convicted murderer has escaped the wizard's prison and is coming after him.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Rickman. Directed by Alfonso Cuaron.
Categories:  Children  Education  SciFi/Fantasy

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  152 min. 
Plot: Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Alan Rickman. Directed by Chris Columbus.
Categories:  Education  SciFi/Fantasy  Children

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Her (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with a new computer operating system that's designed to meet his every need.
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Chris Pratt, Rooney Mara, Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams. Directed by Spike Jonze.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Computer  Human Rights

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Hobbit, The: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 2 hours, 49 min. 
Plot: A peaceful hobbit joins a group of dwarves in their quest to retake their home from the dangerous dragon Smaug.
Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, James Nesbitt. Directed by Peter Jackson.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Drama

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Hobbit, The: Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  144 min. 
Plot: Bilbo and Company are forced to engage in a war to keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.
Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Benedict Cumberbatch. Directed by Peter Jackson.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Hobbit, The: Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 161 min. 
Plot: The dwarves, along with Bilbo and Gandalf, continue their quest to reclaim their homeland from Smaug.
Cast: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch. Directed by Peter Jackson.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Holy Motors (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A man travels around Paris to a series of nine appointments, transforming into new characters at each stop. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Denis Lavant, Édith Scob, Eva Mendes, Kylie Minogue, Élise Lhomeau. Directed by Leos Carax.
Categories:  Foreign  SciFi/Fantasy  Automobile

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Hook (1991)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  142 min. 
Plot: A middle-aged lawyer needs some convincing that he was once the legendary Peter Pan.
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  Children  Maritime  SciFi/Fantasy

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Host, The (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and focuses its attention on attacking people.
Cast: Kang-ho Song, Hie-bong Byeon, Hae-il Park, Du-na Bae, Ah-sung Ko. Directed by Bong Joon-Ho.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Foreign  Family

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How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: Two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.
Cast: Voices of Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, Craig Ferguson, Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett. Directed by Dean DuBlois.
Categories:  Animation  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 119 min. 
Plot: When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his walking home.
Cast: Chieko Baisho, Takuya Kimura, Akihiro Miwa, Tatsuya Gashuin. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki.
Categories:  Animation  SciFi/Fantasy

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Hunger Games, The (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: *** 1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 142 min. 
Plot: In a dystopian near-future, children are chosen to fight to the death on live television.
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutchinson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland. Directed by Gary Ross.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Children  Government

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Hunger Games, The: Catching Fire (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  146 min. 
Plot: Katniss and Peeta become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks. Directed by Francis Lawrence.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Family  Government

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Hunger Games, The: Mockingjay, Part 2 (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  137 min. 
Plot: As the war escalates the reluctant leader of the rebellion must bring together an army, while all she holds dear hangs in the balance.
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson. Directed by Francis Lawrence.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Government

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Hunger Games, The: Mockingjay, Part I (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  123 min. 
Plot: Katniss is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin she spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson. Directed by Francis Lawrence.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Drama  Government

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I Am Legend (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles to find a cure.
Cast: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Dash Mihok. Directed by Francis Lawrence.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Medical  Health

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I, Robot (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: In the year 2035 a techno-phobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity.
Cast: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Bruse Greenwood, James Cromwell, Chi McBride, Alan Tudyk. Directed by Alex Proyas.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Human Rights  Ethics

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Idiocracy (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: An average guy placed in suspended animation wakes up 500 years in the future to a society so incredibly dumbed-down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.
Cast: Luke Wilson, Maya Randolph, Dax Shepard. Directed by Mike Judge.
Categories:  Government  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, The (2010)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  123 min. 
Plot: A traveling theatre company gives its audience more than they are expecting.
Cast: Andrew Garfield, Christopher Plummer, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, Jude Law, Heath Ledger. Directed by Terry Gilliam.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Children  Entertainment

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Incredible Shrinking Man, The (1957)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  81 min. B&W
Plot: A man encounters a mysterious radioactive mist and soon finds his life taking on a bizarre and frightening twist.
Cast: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent, Paul Langton, Raymond Bailey. Directed by Jack Arnold.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Health  Horror

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Independence Day (1996)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  145 min. 
Plot: Spaceships appear and wonder turns to terror as they attack cities all over the earth.
Cast: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Margaret Colin, Randy Quaid. Directed by Roland Emmerich.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Safety

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Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat.
Cast: Liam Hensworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman. Directed by Roland Emmerich.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Military

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Innerspace (1987)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A hapless store clerk must foil criminals to save the life of the man who, miniaturized in a secret experiment, was accidentally injected into him.
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Martin Short, Meg Ryan, Kevin McCarthy. Directed by Joe Dante.
Categories:  Drama  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Interstellar (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  169 min. 
Plot: A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Matt Damon, Michael Caine. Directed by Christopher Nolan.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Action

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Into the West (1992)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: Mystical fable about two Irish brothers traveling across the country on a magical white horse.
Cast: Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, Ruaidhri Conroy, Ciaran Fitzgerald. Directed by Mike Newell.
Categories:  Animation  Family  SciFi/Fantasy

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Into the Woods (2014)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick. Directed by Rob Marshall.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Musical

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Iron Man (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: After being kidnapped, a wealthy industrialist is forced to build an armored suit which he uses to overcome his captors and their armies.
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Shaun Toub, Gwyneth Paltrow. Directed by Jon Favreau.
Categories:  War  SciFi/Fantasy  Action

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Iron Man 2 (2010)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: Tony Stark must deal with personal deadly issues as well as his alter ego superhero enemies.
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle, Scalett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mickey Rourke. Directed by Jon Faureau.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Iron Man 3 (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  130 min. 
Plot: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Cast: Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce. Directed by Shane Black.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Island, The (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  136 min. 
Plot: A man goes on the run after he discovers that he is in a utopian facility.
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Michale Clarke Duncan, Steve Buscemi. Directed by Michael Bay.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action

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Jacket, The (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Cast: Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Kris Kristofferson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brad Renfro. Directed by John Maybury.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Medical  Evidence

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Judge Dredd (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: In a dystopic future, all-powerful and coldly efficient "Judges" act with the supreme authority of both the police force and legal system.
Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Rob Schneider, Joan Chen. Directed by Danny Cannon.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Law Enforcement

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Jungle Book, The (1967)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  78 min. 
Plot: Jungle animals have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization.
Cast: Voices of Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, Louis Prima. Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Jurassic Park (1993)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  127 min. 
Plot: Scientists clone dinosaurs to populate a theme park which suffers a major security breakdown which frees the dinosaurs from their enclosures.
Cast: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Ethics  Action

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Jurassic World (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  124 min. 
Plot: Terror in a new theme park built on the original site of Jurassic Park when a killing machine escapes containment.
Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, VIncent D'Onofrio, Ty Simpkins. Directed by Colin Trevorrow.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action  Horror

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Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 105 min. 
Plot: A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.
Cast: Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi, Keiko Toda. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki.
Categories:  Animation  Business  SciFi/Fantasy

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King Kong (1933)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  104 min. B&W
Plot: A film crew stumbles upon a giant ape on a prehistoric island.
Cast: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Willis O'Brien. Directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack.
Categories:  Entertainment  Environmental  SciFi/Fantasy

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Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 119 min. 
Plot: A homosexual and a political prisoner are cell mates in a South American prison.
Cast: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sonia Braga. Directed by Hector Abenco.
Categories:  Sentencing  Sexuality  SciFi/Fantasy

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Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A young boy must locate a magical suit of armor in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.
Cast: Voices of Charles Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey. Directed by Travis Knight.
Categories:  Animation  Animal  SciFi/Fantasy

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Labyrinth (1986)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A selfish 16-year old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King.
Cast: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly. Directed by Jim Henson.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Family

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Last Wave, The (1977)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A Sydney lawyer has more to worry about than higher-than-average rainfall when he is called upon to defend five Aboriginals in court.
Cast: Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnet, David Gulipi. Directed by Peter Weir.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Mystery/Suspense  Advocacy

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Little Mermaid, The (1989)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 83 min. 
Plot: A mermaid princess makes a bargain with an unscrupulous seahag in order to meet a human prince on land.
Cast: Voices: Rene Auberjonois, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Jodi Benson, Pat Carroll, Paddi Edwards, Buddy Hackett. Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker.
Categories:  Animation  Family  SciFi/Fantasy

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Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: A florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.
Cast: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia. Directed by Frank Oz.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Musical  Comedy

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Lobster, The (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: In the near future, single people,obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or they are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
Cast: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

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Logan (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  137 min. 
Plot: A weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border, however, his attempts to hide from the world are upended.
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen. Directed by James Magnold.
Categories:  Action  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

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Logan's Run (1976)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: It a future Utopia, everyone must submit to a supposed rebirth at age 30.
Cast: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne, Farrah Fawcett-Majors, Peter Ustinov. Directed by Michael Anderson.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Elder  Natural Resources

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Looper (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A time travel hired gun must chase himself down to close the loop.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano. Directed by Rain Johnson.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Organized Crime  Justice

Law movies
Lord of the Rings, The: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 178 min. 
Plot: A young hobbit embarks on an epic quest to the Cracks of Doom.
Cast: Elijah Wood, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom. Directed by Peter Jackson.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Human Rights

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Lord of the Rings, The: The Return of the King (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 200 min. 
Plot: Preparation for the final battle for Middle Earth.
Cast: Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Noel Appleby. Directed by Peter Jackson.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Human Rights

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Lord of the Rings, The: The Two Towers (2002)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 179 min. 
Plot: New allies are formed and an assault is launched on Isengard.
Cast: Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Bruce Alpress. Directed by Peter Jackson.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Human Rights

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Lost Boys, The (1987)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:    97 min. 
Plot: A young teen thinks his town is infested with vampires.
Cast: Corey Haim, Jason Patric, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest, Kiefer Sutherland. Directed by Joel Schumacher.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Juvenile  Criminal Law

Law movies
Mad Max (1979)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: In a an increasingly uncivilized future, police officers must defend the highways from gangs of vicious bikers.
Cast: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley, Tim Burns, Roger Ward. Directed by George Miller.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Criminal Law  Law Enforcement

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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A former policeman is rescued by a tribe of children when he is sent into the desert to die by the desert town's evil queen.
Cast: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence, Helen Buday. Directed by George Mill and George Ogilvy.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Action

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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A group of searchers rebel against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia.
Cast: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne. Directed by George Miller.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Drama  Government

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Man of Steel (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray  143 min. 
Plot: Superman is forced to reveal his identity when the Earth is on the brink of destruction.
Cast: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Kevin Costner. Directed by Zack Snyder.
Categories:  Domestic Relations  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Man Who Fell to Earth, The (1976)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  139 min. 
Plot: A visitor from a dying planet becomes a reclusive multi-millionaire, only to lose himself in an earthbound abyss of decadence, self-destruction and alienation.
Cast: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry. Directed by Nicolas Roeg.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

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Martian, The (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  141 min. 
Plot: Stranded on the planet Mars, an astronaut must figure out how to survive until rescue.
Cast: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Sebastian Stan, Aksel Hennie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong, Mackenzie Davis, Donald Glover. Directed by Ridley Scott.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Maritime

Law movies
Matrix (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  136 min. 
Plot: A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his destiny and his role in the war against the controllers of it.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano. Directed by Andy Wachowski, and Larry Wachowski..
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action  Natural Resources

Law movies
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  180 min. 
Plot: A media mogul acts as a guide to Death, who takes the form of a young man to learn about life on Earth and in the process, fall in love with his guide's daughter.
Cast: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber, Marcia Gay Harden, Jeffrey Tambor. Directed by Martin Brest.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Romance

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Melancholia (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  136 min. 
Plot: Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with the Earth.
Cast: Alexander Skarsgard, John Hurt, Kiefer Sutherland, Kirsten Dunst. Directed by Lars von Trier.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Family  Domestic Relations

Law movies
Milagro Beanfield War, The (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A man plans to build a major new resort in Milagro, which will displace the local farmers. When a farmer illegally diverts water to irrigate his bean field, he receives local support in opposition to water use laws that favor the rich.
Cast: Ruben Blades, Richard Bradford, Sonia Braga, Julie Carmen. Directed by Robert Redford.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Poverty

Law movies
Minority Report (2002)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  145 min. 
Plot: In the future, police catch murderers before the crimes have even been committed, until one of the officers sees himself implicated in a future killing.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Steve Harris, Samantha Morton, Max Von Sydow. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Privacy

Law movies
Mist, The (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: A freak storm unleashes a species of blood-thirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole-up in a supermarket fight for their lives.
Cast: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden. Directed by Frank Darabont.
Categories:  Horror  SciFi/Fantasy

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Monster Calls, A (2016)
Rated:  ****  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray-DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness.
Cast: Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicty Jones. Directed by J. A. Bayona.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Health

Law movies
Mummy, The (1932)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 75 min. B&W
Plot: A field expedition to Egypt discovers the ancient tomb of an Egyption prince, where a young member of the team inadvertently brings him back to life.
Cast: Boris Karloff, Zita Johann, David Manners, Bramwell Fletcher, Arthur Byron, Edward Van Sloan. Directed by Karl Freund.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Horror  History

Law movies
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. B&W
Plot: A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse.
Cast: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman. Directed by George Romero.
Categories:  Horror  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Nightmare Before Christmas, The (1993)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  76 min. 
Plot: Jack Skellington, king of Halloweentown, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept.
Cast: Voices of Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey. Directed by Henry Selick.
Categories:  Animation  SciFi/Fantasy  Family

Law movies
Omega Man, The (1971)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: A doctor survives an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons and must defend himself against the monsters it spawned.
Cast: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash. Directed by Boris Sagal.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Outbreak (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: Extreme measures are taken to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus.
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Cuba Gooding Jr., Patrick Demsey, Donald Sutherland, Kevin Spacey. Directed by Wolfgang Peterson.
Categories:  Medical  SciFi/Fantasy  Drama

Law movies
Outland (1981)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: A futuristic cop probes mysterious deaths among workers in a mining colony on one of Jupiter's moons.
Cast: Sean Connery, Peter Boyle, Frances Sternhagen, James B. Sikking, Kika Markham. Directed by Peter Hyams.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Safety  Criminal Law

Law movies
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 119 min. 
Plot: In Spain in 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
Cast: Sergi Lopez, Maribel Verdu, Ivana Baquero, Doug Jones. Directed by Guillermo Del Toro.
Categories:  Family  SciFi/Fantasy

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Pete's Dragon (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  103 min. 
Plot: The adventures of an orphaned boy and his best friend, who just so happens to be a dragon.
Cast: Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Oakes Fegley. Directed by David Lowery.
Categories:  Action  Family  SciFi/Fantasy

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Picture of Dorian Gray, The (1945)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.
Cast: George Sanders, Hurd Hatfield, Donna Reed, Angela Lansbury, Peter Lawford. Directed by Albert Lewin.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Drama

Law movies
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 112 min. 
Plot: Four American astronauts crash on a far-off planet where humans are considered beasts.
Cast: Charlton Heston, Kim Hunter, Roddy McDowell, Maurice Evans. Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action  Trial

Law movies
Pontypool (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A deadly virus infects a small Ontario town.
Cast: Stephen McHattie, Lisa Houle, Georgina Reilly. Directed by Bruce McDonald.
Categories:  Health  SciFi/Fantasy  Censorship

Law movies
Predator (1987)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A team of commandos find themselves hunted by an extra-terrestrial warrior, while on a mission in the Central American jungle.
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Elpidia Carrillo, Bill Duke, Jesse Ventura, Sonny Landham, Richard Chaves, R.G. Armstrong, Shane Black, Kevin Peter Hall. Directed by John McTiernan.
Categories:  Military  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Predator 2 (1990)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A hard-headed cop goes up against an alien hunter wiping out drug lords in crime-ridden Los Angeles.
Cast: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Ruben Blades, Maria Conchita Alonso, Bill Paxton, Robert Davi. Directed by Stephen Hopkins.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Law Enforcement  Government

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Prestige,The (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  130 min. 
Plot: Two magicians share an intense rivalry with each other and leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy.
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, David Bowie, Scarlett Johansson. Directed by Christopher Nolan.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Intellectual Property

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Primer (2004)
Rated:  pg-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  77 min. 
Plot: Two young engineers struggle with the consequences of exploiting their mysterious new invention.
Cast: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Casey Gooden, Anand Upadhyaya, Carrie Crawford. Directed by Shane Carruth.
Categories:  Patent  Securities  SciFi/Fantasy

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Prometheus (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  124 min. 
Plot: Explorers discover a clue that takes them to the darkest corners of the universe.
Cast: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba. Directed by Ridley Scott.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Corporations  Ethics

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Real Genius (1985)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: Two brilliant teenagers head a team of young geniuses developing a laser for what they believe is a class project.
Cast: Val Kilmer, Gabe Jarret, Michelle Meyrink, William Atherton. Directed by Martha Coolidge.
Categories:  Comedy  Education  SciFi/Fantasy

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Red Turtle, The (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  80 min. 
Plot: A man shipwrecked on a deserted island encounters a red turtle, which changes his life.
Cast: Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy. Directed by Michael Dudok de Wit.
Categories:  Animation  SciFi/Fantasy

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Repo Man (1984)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A young punk becomes a repo man after losing his job and gets caught up in a series of offbeat adventures.
Cast: Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez. Directed by Alex Cox.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Property

Law movies
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A scientist attempting to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease accidentally creates a super-intelligent ape.
Cast: James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, David Oyelowo, Tyler Labine. Directed by Rupert Wyatt.
Categories:  Medical  Ethics  SciFi/Fantasy

Law movies
Road to Bali (1952)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: Two out-of-work vaudeville performers who are on the lam are hired by a South Seas prince.
Cast: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Bing Crosby. Directed by Hal Walker.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Maritime

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Road Warrior, The (1981)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits.
Cast: Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Mike Preston, Max Phipps . Directed by George Miller.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Action

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Road, The (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A post-apocalyptic tale of survival.
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Robert Duvall, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Charlize Theron. Directed by John Hillcoat.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Ethics  Family

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.
Cast: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk. Directed by Gareth Edwards.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Runaway (1984)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: A cop is assigned the task of discovering who is responsible for a rash of killings perpetrated by rebellious robots.
Cast: Tom Selleck, Cynthia Rhodes, Gene Simmons, Kirstie Alley, Stan Shaw. Directed by Michael Crichton.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Criminal Law  Law Enforcement

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Scanner Darkly, A (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, Rory Cochrane, Winona Ryder, Sean Allen, Mitch Baker, Cliff Haby, Steven Chester Prince, Natasha Valdez. Directed by Richard Linklater.
Categories:  Animation  Mystery/Suspense  SciFi/Fantasy

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Serenity (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A crew of an interstellar smugglers fights to keep one of their own from falling into the hands of the totalitarian military regime.
Cast: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Sean Maher, Summer Glau, Ron Glass. Directed by Joss Whedon.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Military  Contracts

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Short Circuit (1986)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: When an experimental robot is electrocuted, it takes on human-like emotions.
Cast: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton, G.W. Bailey. Directed by John Badham.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Sin City (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: Sin City is a dark, violent place where the police are as corrupt as the streets are deadly.
Cast: Jessica Alba, Benicio Del Toro, Brittany Murphy, Clive Owen, Mickey Rourke, Bruce Willis, Elijiah Wood. Directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action  Law Enforcement

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Sleeper (1973)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  89 min. 
Plot: A nerdish store owner is revived out of cryostasis into a future world to fight an oppressive government.
Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, John Beck, Mary Gregory, John McLiam, Bartlett Robinson, Don Keefer. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Government

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Snowpiercer (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 126 min. 
Plot: Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer.
Cast: Chris Evans, Song Kang Ho, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer. Directed by Joon-ho Bong.
Categories:  Drama  Environmental  SciFi/Fantasy

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Soylent Green (1973)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: In an overpopulated future dystopia, a police detective uncovers a terrible government secret.
Cast: Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotton, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Edward G. Robinson. Directed by Richard Fleischer.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Law Enforcement  Human Rights

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Spaceballs (1987)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A band of intergalactic freedom fighters faces off against the forces of darkness.
Cast: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman, Daphne Zuniga, Dick Van Patten, George Wyner, Joan Rivers. Directed by Mel Brooks.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Government

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Spider-Man (2002)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 121 min. 
Plot: Bitten by a genetically-modified spider, a nerdy high school student uses his new spider-like superpowers to fight the menacing Green Goblin.
Cast: Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Cliff Robertson, Rosemary Harris. Directed by Sam Raimi.
Categories:  Action  Law Enforcement  SciFi/Fantasy

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Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 127 min. 
Plot: The web-slinging superhero must resolve his problematic dual-life while doing battle against the tentacled Doctor Octopus.
Cast: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Alfred Molina, Rosemary Harris, Donna Murphy. Directed by Sam Raimi.
Categories:  Action  Law Enforcement  SciFi/Fantasy

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Spiderwick Chronicles, The (2008)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A young boy moves into a mysterious house and discovers evidence that a magical world lies hidden within our own.
Cast: Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker, Nick Nolte, Joan Plowright, David Strathairn, Seth Rogen, Martin Short. Directed by Mark Waters.
Categories:  Children  Property  SciFi/Fantasy

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Spirited Away (2001)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 125 min. 
Plot: In the middle of her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and monsters.
Cast: Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, English language voices: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Jason Marsden. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki.
Categories:  Animation  SciFi/Fantasy

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Splash (1984)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A young man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy. Directed by Ron Howard.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Safety

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Splice (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: Two rebellious scientists secretly continue groundbreaking DNA work.
Cast: Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, Delphone Chaneac, Brandon McGibbon. Directed by Vincenzo Natali.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Employment  Ethics

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Star Trek (2009)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: A chronicle of the early days of James T. Kirk and his fellow USS Enterprise crew members.
Cast: John Cho, Ben Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Winona Ryder. Directed by J.J. Abrams.
Categories:  Aviation  SciFi/Fantasy  Action

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Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy.
Cast: Chris Payne, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban. Directed by Justin Lin.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: Thee crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.
Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei, James Doohan. Directed by Leonard Nimoy.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Ethics

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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  132 min. 
Plot: The crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, which leads a manhunt into a war-zone world.
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoë Saldana, Karl Urban. Directed by J.J. Abrams.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A fugitive crew goes back in time to 20th century Earth to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it, humpback whales.
Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan. Directed by Leonard Nimoy.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Comedy

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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  113 min. 
Plot: Kirk and his crew are implicated in the brutal assassination of a Klingon diplomat, bringing both worlds to the brink of full-scale war.
Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan. Directed by Nicholas Meyer.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Mystery/Suspense

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Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station.
Cast: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, James Earl Jones, Billy Dee Williams, Alec Guinness. Directed by George Lucas.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  135 min. 
Plot: Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises.
Cast: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver. Directed by J.J. Abrams.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Stealth (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 121 min. 
Plot: Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control ... before it initiates the next world war.
Cast: Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard, Joe Morton, Richard Roxburgh. Directed by Rob Cohen.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Military

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Stepford Wives, The (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: A wildly successful president of a TV Network who suffered a nervous breakdown discovers that all the housewives in Stepford are strangely blissful.
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler, Christopher Walken, Roger Bart, Faith Hill, Glenn Close. Directed by Frank Oz.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Human Rights  Gender

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Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear.
Cast: Will Ferrell, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah, Emma Thompson. Directed by Marc Forster.
Categories:  Comedy  Tax  SciFi/Fantasy

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Super 8 (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  112 min. 
Plot: During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.
Cast: Amanda Michalka, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Kyle Chandler, Ryan Lee. Directed by J.J. Abrams.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Discovery  National Security

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Superman II (1981)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 127 min. 
Plot: Superman battles a trio of super powered villains.
Cast: Christopher Reeves, Gene Hackman, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper. Directed by Richard Lester.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Human Rights

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Superman III (1983)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: Superman turns into his own worst enemy.
Cast: Christopher Reeves, Richard Pryor, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure, Margot Kidder. Directed by Richard Lester.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Computer  Health

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Superman IV (1987)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: Superman is challenged by a new being, Nuclear Man.
Cast: Christopher Reeves, Gene Hackman, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure, Jon Cryer. Directed by Sidney Furie.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Nuclear Power  Family

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Superman Returns (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  154 min. 
Plot: The Man of Steel, mysteriously absent for several years, returns to Earth.
Cast: Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, James Marsden, Frank Langella, Eva Marie Saint, Parker Posey, Kal Penn, Sam Huntington, Kevin Spacey. Directed by Bryan Singer.
Categories:  Justice  Law Enforcement  SciFi/Fantasy

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Superman: The Movie (1978)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 158 min. 
Plot: An alien orphan becomes the greatest super hero.
Cast: Christopher Reeves, Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Ned Beatty. Directed by Richard Donner.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Family  Media

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Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 152 min. 
Plot: A shape-shifting cyborg is sent back from the future to kill John Connor before he can grow up to lead the resistance, it however, must contend with the protector sent back in time by the resistance.
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Robert Patrick. Directed by James Cameron.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 109 min. 
Plot: On the verge of Judgement Day, the most advanced Terminator unit ever arrives from the future to ensure the rise of the machines.
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Claire Danes, Kristannia Loken. Directed by Jonathan Mostow.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Terminator Salvation (2009)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: After Skynet has destroyed much of humanity in a nuclear holocaust, a group of survivors struggles to keep the machines from finishing the job
Cast: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Moon Bloodgood, Bryce Dallas Howard, Common, Jane Alexander. Directed by McG.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  War  Action

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Terminator, The (1984)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: In the year 2029 the rulers of Earth decide to reshape the future by changing the past.
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Paul Winfield. Directed by James Cameron.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action  War

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Them (1954)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  92 min. B&W
Plot: The earliest atomic tests in New Mexico cause common ants to mutate into giant man-eating monsters that threaten civilization.
Cast: James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon, James Arness. Directed by Gordon Douglas.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Horror  National Security

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Thief of Bagdad (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 106 min. 
Plot: A blinded prince is cast out of Baghdad, and joins forces with a thief to win back his throne and the love of a princess. Inspired by the The Arabian Nights.
Cast: Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez, John Justin, Rex Ingram, Miles Malleson, Morton Selten, Mary Morris, Bruce Winston, Hay Petrie. Directed by Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, and Tim Whelan.
Categories:  Drama  Children  SciFi/Fantasy

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Thing From Another World, The (1951)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  87 min. B&W
Plot: Scientists and American Air Force officials at a remote arctic outpost must fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism.
Cast: Margaret Sheridan, Kenneth Tobey, James Arness. Directed by Christian Nyby.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Military  Horror

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Thing, The (1982)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.
Cast: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter. Directed by John Carpenter.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Horror

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Thor (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  114 min. 
Plot: The mighty God of Thunder is banished to Earth, where he must fight to regain his powers.
Cast: Charles Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Colm Feore, Ray Stevenson, Idris Elba, Kat Dennings, Anthony Hopkins. Directed by Kenneth Branagh.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action

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Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: Worlds collide when a powerful ancient enemy threatens to plunge the cosmos into eternal darkness.
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins. Directed by Alan Taylor.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Titan A.E. (2000)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: A young man must outsmart an enemy alien species in order to secure the survival of humanity.
Cast: Voices: Matt Damon, Bill Pullman, John Leguizamo, Nathan Lane, Janeane Garofalo, Drew Barrymore. Directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman.
Categories:  Animation  Family  SciFi/Fantasy

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Total Recall (1990)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: When a man goes for virtual vacation to the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real, or does it?
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Ronny Cox. Directed by Paul Verhoeven.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action  Mental Health

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Total Recall  (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A factory worker takes a mind-trip vacation with Rekall and ends up a hunted man when the procedure goes wrong.
Cast: Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston, John Cho, Bill Nighy. Directed by Len Wiseman.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Mental Health  Action

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Transformers (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  144 min. 
Plot: A war erupts on Earth between two robotic clans, leaving the fate of mankind hanging in the balance.
Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Rachael Taylor. Directed by Michael Bay.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Action  War

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Tron (1982)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 96 min. 
Plot: A video game maker hacks the mainframe of his ex-employer and becomes part of the very game he is designing.
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner. Directed by Steven Lisberger.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Computer  Action

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Under the Skin (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A mysterious woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland.
Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy McWilliams, Adam Pearson, Kryštof Hádek. Directed by Jonathan Glazer.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

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Vanilla Sky (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  135 min. 
Plot: A successful publisher's life takes a turn for the surreal after a car accident with a jealous lover leaves him disfigured.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell, Jason Lee. Directed by Cameron Crowe.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Corporations  Mystery/Suspense

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Wall-E (2008)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: In the distant future, a small waste collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
Cast: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, . Directed by Andrew Stanton.
Categories:  Animation  SciFi/Fantasy

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War of the Worlds (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Family  Action

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WarGames (1983)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing and possibly starts World War III.
Cast: Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy. Directed by John Badham.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Military  Drama

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Watchmen (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 186 min. 
Plot: A group of masked heroes are called together once again, to investigate the murder of one of their own.
Cast: Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Patrick Wilson. Directed by Zack Snyder.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Law Enforcement  Action

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Weird Science (1985)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: Two dateless teens stuck at home on a Friday night decide to create the perfect woman.
Cast: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock. Directed by John Hughes.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Women

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Westworld (1973)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: A robot malfunction creates havoc and terror for unsuspecting vacationers at a futuristic, adult-themed amusement park.
Cast: Yul Brenner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin. Directed by Michael Crichton.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A disobedient little boy sent to bed without his supper, creates his own world - a forest inhabited by ferocious wild creatures who crown Max as their ruler.
Cast: Catherine Keener, Max Records, Mark Ruffalo, Lauren Ambrose. Directed by Spike Jonze.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Children  Action

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there's an adventure in everything.
Cast: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostram. Directed by Mel Stuart .
Categories:  Family  SciFi/Fantasy  Musical

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Wizard of Oz, The (1939)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 103 min. 
Plot: A girl is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.
Cast: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Billie Burke. Directed by Jack Haley, Jr..
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Musical  Children

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Wonder Woman (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  141 min. 
Plot: When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright. Directed by Patty Jenkins.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream.
Cast: Voices of Ed O'Neill, John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch. Directed by Rich Moore.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: A film set in a strange afterlife way station that has been reserved for people who have committed suicide.
Cast: Patrick Fugit, Shannyn Sossamon, Shea Whigham. Directed by Goran Dukic.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Comedy

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X-Men (2000)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: Two mutants come to a private academy whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Cast: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin. Directed by Bryan Singer.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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X-Men 2: X-Men United (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 134 min. 
Plot: The X-Men band together to find a mutant assassin; meanwhile the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces.
Cast: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian Mckellen, Halle Berry. Directed by Bryan Singer.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Military  Government

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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  144 min. 
Plot: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence. Directed by Bryan Singer.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Safety

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X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  131 min. 
Plot: The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history.
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Halle Berry, Jennifer Lawrence. Directed by Bryan Singer.
Categories:  Drama  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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X-Men: First Class (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  132 min. 
Plot: The United States government enlists the help of superhuman Mutants to stop a dictator from starting world war III.
Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne, Jennifer Lawrence. Directed by Matthew Vaughn.
Categories:  Drama  Nuclear Power  SciFi/Fantasy

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Zelig (1983)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  79 min. B&W
Plot: "Documentary" about a man who can look and act like whoever he's around, and meets various famous people.
Cast: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Susan Sontag, Saul Bellow. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy  Documentary

The Wolf Law Library welcomes your suggestions for additions to the Feature Film Collection! If there is a law-related movie you feel we might be missing, please submit your suggestion to the Circulation & Reserve Desk at lawcir@wm.edu.

You can view a list of all law library movies in the online catalog.