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Hackers (1995)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A group of friends discover a plot to unleash a dangerous computer virus, and use their hacking skills to find the evidence while being pursued by the Secret Service and the virus' creator.
Cast: Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie, Fisher Stevens, Lorraine Bracco. Directed by Iain Softley.
Categories:  Computer  National Security  Environmental

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Hacking Democracy (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  82 min. 
Plot: Ground breaking investigation of election fraud during the 2004 U.S. presidential election.
Cast: Narration by James Naughton. Directed by Simon Ardizzone and Russell Michaels.
Categories:  Documentary  Politics  Fraud

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Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  139 min. 
Plot: A WWII American Army Medic that refuses to kill people becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.
Cast: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey. Directed by Mel Gibson.
Categories:  Drama  History  War

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Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: A man may be the best office temp around, but he is terrible as a permanent employee when he accepts a position as secretary for a top tax attorney who seems like Satan himself.
Cast: Josh Kornbluth, Warren Keith, Leah Alperin, Jacob Kornbluth. Directed by Jacob Kornbluth and Josh Kornbluth.
Categories:  Employment  Comedy  Tax

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Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line.
Cast: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich. Directed by Ethan Cohen & Joel Coen.
Categories:  Comedy  Mystery/Suspense  Entertainment

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Hairspray (2007)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: The Corny Collins television dance show holds auditions for the chance to star in the show and through perseverance and the support of her friends and family Tracy becomes the atypical star of the show.
Cast: John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden, Queen Latifah. Directed by Adam Shankman.
Categories:  Entertainment  Discrimination  Musical

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Half Nelson (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Shareeka Epps, Anthony Mackie. Directed by Ryan Fleck.
Categories:  Drama  Education

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Half the Sky (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 3 hours, 52 min. 
Plot: Documentary on the oppression and girls worldwide in the 21st-century.
Cast: America Ferrera, Nicholas Kristof, Diane Lane, Dipti Mehta, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union, Olivia Wilde. Directed by Maro Chermayeff.
Categories:  Women  Documentary  Human Rights

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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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Handmaiden, The (2016)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  144 min. 
Plot: A woman hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress is secretly involved in a plot to defraud her. In Korean with English subtitles.
Cast: Min-hee Kim, Jund-woo Ha, Jin-woong Jo. Directed by Chan-wook Park.
Categories:  Drama  Foreign  Romance

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Hangover, The (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 100 min. 
Plot: Three groomsmen lose their about-to-be-wed buddy during their drunken misadventures in Las Vegas, then must retrace their steps in order to find him.
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham, Justin Bartha. Directed by Todd Phillips.
Categories:  Comedy  Criminal Law  Law Enforcement

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Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: As the eldest of three daughters, Hannah is the one that holds the family together, that is until her sisters begin relationships with her current and former husbands.
Cast: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey, Dianne Wiest, Lloyd Nolan, Max Von Sydow, Carrie Fisher. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Family  Marital Relations

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Hannah Arendt (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A look at the life of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi Adolf Eichmann.
Cast: Barbara Sukowa, Axel Milberg, Janet McTeer, Julia Jentsch. Directed by Margarethe von Trotta.
Categories:  Drama  Biography  War

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Hanover Street (1979)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent, when she falls for David, an American pilot.
Cast: Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down, Christopher Plummer, Alec McCowen, Richard Masur, Michael Sacks, Patsy Kensit, Max Wall, Shane Rimmer. Directed by Peter Hyams.
Categories:  War  Romance

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Happy Feet (2006)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing.
Cast: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman. Directed by George Miller.
Categories:  Animation  Family

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Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A cheery and colorful North London schoolteacher's optimism tends to exasperate those around her.
Cast: Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan, Alexis Zegerman, Sylvestra Le Touzel. Directed by Mike Leigh.
Categories:  Comedy  Education

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Hard boiled (1992)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 247 min. 
Plot: A tough-as-nails cop teams up with an undercover agent to shut down a sinister mobster and his crew.
Cast: Chow Yun-Fat, Tony Leung, Teresa Mo, Philip Chan. Directed by John Woo.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Organized Crime

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Hard Day's Night, A (1964)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 87 min. 
Plot: A lively, good-natured spoof of "Beatlemania" portraying a frantic 36 hours in the lives of the rock group.
Cast: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Wilfrid Brambell. Directed by Richard Lester.
Categories:  Musical  Comedy

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Hard Target (1993)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A woman hires a drifter as her guide through New Orleans in search of her father, who has gone missing.
Cast: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lance Henriksen, Yancy Butler, Wilford Brimley. Directed by John Woo.
Categories:  Action  Law Enforcement

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Hardcore (1979)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter.
Cast: Peter Boyle, Season Hubley. Directed by Paul Schrader.
Categories:  Drama  Children

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Harlan County USA (1976)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: The coal miners' strike against the Brookside Mine of the Eastover Mining Company in Harlan County, Kentucky in June, 1973.
Cast: Norman Yarborough, Houston Elmore, Phil Sparks. Directed by Barbara Kopple.
Categories:  Employment  History  Corporations

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Harlan: In the Shadow of the Jew Suss (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: Explores one of Nazi Germany's most notorious filmmakers. In German with English subtitles.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Felix Moeller.
Categories:  Documentary  Foreign  Biography

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Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: Suspected of being terrorists, the pot-smoking duo try to outrun the authorities.
Cast: John Cho, Kal Penn, Rob Cordry, Roger Bart, Neil Patrick Harris. Directed by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg.
Categories:  Comedy  National Security  Law Enforcement

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Harold and Maude (1971)
Rated:  PG  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: A depressed, death-obsessed 20-year-old man-child, spends his free time attending funerals and staging fake suicides in front of his mother.
Cast: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack, Charles Tyner. Directed by Hal Ashby.
Categories:  Elder  Family  Comedy

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Harper (1966)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A cool private investigator, is hired by a wealthy California matron to locate her kidnapped husband.
Cast: Paul Newman, Lauren Bacall, Julie Harris, Arthur Hill. Directed by Jack Smight.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Mystery/Suspense

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Harry & Tonto (1974)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A retired lifelong New Yorker goes on a cross country odyssey with his beloved cat Tonto.
Cast: Art Carney, Ellen Burstyn, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Larry Hagman. Directed by Paul Mazursky.
Categories:  Comedy  Animal  Drama

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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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Hart's War (2002)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: During World War II, a former law student is chosen to defend a black prisoner of war accused of murder.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Dashon Howard, Cole Hauser. Directed by Gregory Hoblit.
Categories:  Military  Criminal Law  War

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Harvey (1950)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  104 min. B&W
Plot: Tale of a mild-mannered, pleasant man, who just happens (he says) to have an invisible friend resembling a 6-foot rabbit.
Cast: Jimmy Stewart, Josephine Hull, Charles Drake, Cecil Kellaway. Directed by Henry Koster.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Mental Health

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Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law, Vol. 1 (2005)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 154 min. 
Plot: Birdman (Arlen Papazian) is out of the superhero business, in a suit, late for court, and constantly in contempt.
Cast: Gary Cole, Stephen Colbert, John Michael Higgins, Steve Landesberg, Maurice LaMarche, Thomas Allen. Directed by Michael Ouweleen, Erik Richter.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy

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Hate Crimes in the Heartland (2015)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  60 min. 
Plot: Explores the 250,000 hate crimes committed in America each year.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Rachel Lyon.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Racism

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Hate, The (1996)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 96 min. B&W
Plot: Follows three young men in a French ghetto over a span of 24 hours. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Vincent Cassel, Hubert Kounde, Said Taghmaoui, Abdel Ahmed Ghili. Directed by Mathieu Kassovitz.
Categories:  Foreign  Drama  Racism

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Hateful Eight, The (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  168 min. 
Plot: In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins. Directed by Quentin Tarantino.
Categories:  Drama  Western  Action

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Hatfields & McCoys (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 4 hours, 50 min. 
Plot: It's the true American story of a legendary family feud that spanned decades and nearly launched a war between Kentucky and West Virginia.
Cast: Kevin Costner, Bill Paxton, Matt Barr, Tom Berenger, Powers Boothe, Andrew Howard. Directed by Kevin Reynolds.
Categories:  Television  History  Drama

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Haven (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: A businessman flees to the Cayman Islands to avoid persecution and a chain reaction of violence ensues on the island.
Cast: Raz Adoti, Orlando Bloom, Bill Paxton, Zoe Saldana, Anthony Mackie. Directed by Frank E. Flowers.
Categories:  Fraud  International  Drama

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Head of State (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: An unknown local politician from down-and-out Washington D.C. is unexpectedly selected to run as a presidential candidate.
Cast: Chris Rock, Bernie Mac, Dylan Baker, Nick Searcy, Robin Givens, Lynn Whitfield, Tamala Jones, James Rebhorn. Directed by Chris Rock.
Categories:  Politics  Drama

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Head-On (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A couple marries for convenience, only to discover that their arrangement leads them to fall in love. In German and Turkish with English subtitles.
Cast: Birol Ünel, Sibel Kekilli, Catrin Striebeck. Directed by Fatih Akin.
Categories:  Romance  Family  Drama

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Heartbeat Detector (2007)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  141 min. 
Plot: A psychologist discovers troubling links between Nazism and modern-day big business. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Mathieu Amalric, Michael Lonsdale, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Lou Castel. Directed by Nicolas Klotz.
Categories:  Drama  Business  Ethics

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Heartbreak Kid, The (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A newlywed man who believes he's just gotten hitched to the perfect woman encounters another lady on his honeymoon.
Cast: Ben Stiller, Michelle Monaghan, Jerry Stiller, Malin Akerman, Carlos Mencia. Directed by Bobby Farrelly.
Categories:  Comedy  Marital Relations

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Hearts of Darkness: A Filmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: An in-depth and engrossing look into the making of Francis Ford Coppola's epic Apocalypse Now.
Cast: Cast portrayed by themselves. Directed by Various directors.
Categories:  Documentary  History  War

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Heat (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  171 min. 
Plot: A Los Angeles crime saga, focusing on the similarities between the lives of a workaholic detective and a master thief.
Cast: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Tom Sizemore, Diane Venora. Directed by Michael Mann.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Criminal Law  Drama

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Heathers (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: When two teens accidentally begin murdering the most popular kids in school, suicide suddenly becomes the 'in' thing to do.
Cast: Christian Slater, Winona Ryder, Patrick Labyorteaux, Shannen Doherty. Directed by Michael Lehmann.
Categories:  Comedy  Juvenile  Education

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Heavens Fall (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: Two young women accuse nine black youths of rape in the segregated South.
Cast: Anthony Mackie, Bill Sage, Azura Skye, Bill Smitrovich. Directed by Terry Green.
Categories:  Racism  Jurisprudence  Civil Rights

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Hebrew Hammer, The (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: Santa Claus' evil son Damien does away with the Christian patriarch and launches a campaign to eradicate Hannukah.
Cast: Adam Goldberg, Judy Greer, Mario Van Peebles, Nora Dunn, Peter Coyote, Richard Whalen, Tony Cox, Andy Dick. Directed by Jonathan Kesselman.
Categories:  Comedy

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Heir to an Execution (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: Fifty years after the execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, their granddaughter reflects on their lives, principles, and ultimate sacrifice.
Cast: Ivy Meeropol, Michael Meeropol, Robert Meeropol, Ethel Rosenberg, Julius Rosenberg. Directed by Ivy Meeropol.
Categories:  Documentary  Government  National Security

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Heist (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A jewel thief's nephew is sent along on a heist to ensure a longtime partner in crime stays honest about the division of the loot.
Cast: Gene Hackman, Sam Rockwell, Rebecca Pidgeon, Danny DeVito, Delroy Lindo. Directed by David Mamet.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Drama  Organized Crime

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Hell or High Water (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas.
Cast: Dale Dickey, Ben Foster, Chris Pine. Directed by David MacKenzie.
Categories:  Drama  Family

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Help! (1965)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 90 min. 
Plot: Ringo finds himself the human sacrifice target of a cult and the band must try to protect him from it.
Cast: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison. Directed by Richard Lester.
Categories:  Musical  Comedy

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Help, The (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  146 min. 
Plot: An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960's decides to write a book detailing the African-American maid's point of view on the white families for which they work.
Cast: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Octavia Spencer, Cicely Tyson, Sissy Spacek. Directed by Tate Taylor.
Categories:  Drama  Civil Rights  Domestic Relations

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Helter Skelter (1976)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his "family".
Cast: George DeCenzo, Steve Railsback, Nancy Wolfe, Marilyn Burns. Directed by Tom Gries.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Drama  Law Enforcement

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Henry V (1944)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  137 min. 
Plot: English King Henry V's military campaign at Agincourt, France, in 1415.
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Leslie Banks, Felix Aylmer, Robert Helpmann, Vernon Greeves. Directed by Laurence Olivier.
Categories:  Biography  History  War

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Henry V (1989)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  137 min. 
Plot: Great adventure of a King who defied the odds to prove himself a man.
Cast: Brian Blessed, Derek Jacobi, Ian Holm, Simon Shepherd, Kenneth Branagh, James Larkin. Directed by Kenneth Branagh.
Categories:  Action  Drama  History

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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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Hester Street (1975)
Rated:  PG  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  89 min. B&W
Plot: While trying to earn the money to bring his family to the US, a recent Jewish immigrant becomes increasingly Americanized.
Cast: Anna Berger, Ed Crowley, Paul Freedman, Sol Frieder, Lauren Frost, Martin Garner, Carol Kane. Directed by Joan Micklin Silver.
Categories:  Immigration  Family  Drama

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Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill a Mockingbird (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  82 min. 
Plot: Explores the To Kill a Mockingbird phenomenon and unravels some of the mysteries surrounding Harper Lee.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Mary McDonagh Murphy.
Categories:  Documentary  Biography  History

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Hidden Agenda (1990)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast, it remains for the man's girlfriend and a police detective to find the truth.
Cast: Frances McDormand, Brian Cox, Brad Dourif, Mai Zetterling. Directed by Ken Loach.
Categories:  Drama  Government  Politics

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Hidden Figures (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  127 min. 
Plot: The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.
Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae. Directed by Theodore Melf.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  History

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Hidden Room, The (1949)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A doctor plans a devilish revenge against his wife's lover.
Cast: Robert Newton, Sally Gray, Naunton Wayne, Phil Brown. Directed by Edward Dmytryk.
Categories:  Drama  Domestic Relations  Mystery/Suspense

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High and Low (1963)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 143 min. B&W
Plot: An executive mortgages all he owns to stage a coup and gain control of the National Shoe Company. In Japanese with English subtitles.
Cast: Mifune Toshirō, Nakadai Tatsuya, Kagawa Kyōko, Mihashi Tatsuya. Directed by Akira Kurosawa.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Drama  National Security

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High Anxiety (1977)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: A renowned Harvard psychiatrist with a paralyzing fear of heights becomes head of the Psycho-Neurotic Institute for the Very Very Nervous.
Cast: Mel Brooks, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman, Ron Carey, Howard Morris, Dick Van Patten. Directed by Mel Brooks.
Categories:  Comedy  Mental Health  Criminal Procedure

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High Crimes (2002)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A high-powered lawyer finds her world turned upside down when her husband is arrested and revealed to be another man on trial for murdering Latin American villagers while he was in the Marines.
Cast: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, James Caviezel. Directed by Carl Franklin.
Categories:  Military  Criminal Law  Drama

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High Fidelity (2000)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: When his girlfriend walks out on him, the owner of an unsuccessful record store is forced to examine his failed attempts at romance.
Cast: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Todd Louiso, Jack Black, Lisa Bonet, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joan Cusack, Tim Robbins. Directed by Stephen Frears.
Categories:  Romance  Comedy  Drama

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High Noon (1952)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  85 min. B&W
Plot: A lawman stands alone to protect a town against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals.
Cast: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges, Katy Jurado. Directed by Fred Zinnemann.
Categories:  Western  Mystery/Suspense

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High Strung (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: Sparks fly when a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts.
Cast: Keenan Kampa, Nicolas Galitzine, Jane Seymour. Directed by Michael Damon.
Categories:  Drama  Musical  Romance

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High Time (1960)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: Widower and millionaire hamburger restaurateur Harvey Howard decides to go to college at age 51.
Cast: Bing Crosby, Fabian, Tuesday Weld. Directed by Blake Edwards.
Categories:  Comedy  Musical  Education

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Higher Ground (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A chronicle of one woman's lifelong struggle with her faith.
Cast: Norbert Leo Butz, Dagmara Dominczyk, Vera Farmiga, John Hawkes. Directed by Vera Farmiga.
Categories:  Drama  Religion  Domestic Relations

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Highlander (1986)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: An immortal swordsman confronts the last of his immortal opponents, in a contest for a fabled "Prize." Soundtrack by Queen.
Cast: Christopher Lambert, Roxanne Hart, Clancy Brown, Sean Connery, Beatie Edney, Alan North, Jon Polito, Sheila Gish, Hugh Quarshie, Christopher Malcolm, Peter Diamond. Directed by Russell Mulcahy.
Categories:  Action  Estates  Criminal Procedure

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Hijacking, A (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.
Cast: Pilou Asbaek, Soren Malling, Dar Salim. Directed by Tobias Lindholm.
Categories:  Drama  Maritime  Negotiation

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Hill, The (1965)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  123 min. B&W
Plot: During WWII, in a British disciplinary camp in the Libyan desert, prisoners are forced to repeatedly climb an artificial hill in the middle of the camp and ally themselves against their keepers.
Cast: Sean Connery, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Alfred Lynch, Ossie Davis. Directed by Sidney Lumet.
Categories:  Drama  War

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Hipsters (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: Rebellious youth in 1955 Moscow wage a cultural battle against Soviet conformity. In Russian with English subtitles.
Cast: Anton Shagin, Oksana Akinshina, Eugenia Khirivskaya, Maksim Matveyev, Igor Voynarovskiy, Ekaterina Vilkova, Konstantin Balakirev, Aleksandr Stefantsov, Georgiy Sivokhin, Olga Smirnova, Yanina Buiko. Directed by Valeriy Todorovskiy.
Categories:  Foreign  Free Speech  History

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Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  90 min. B*W
Plot: In postwar Hiroshima, a French actress shares a brief affair with a Japanese architect. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada. Directed by Alain Resnais.
Categories:  Romance  International  War

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His Girl Friday (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  92 min. B&W
Plot: A newspaper editor attempts to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
Cast: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart. Directed by Howard Hawks.
Categories:  Comedy  Media  Death Penalty

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History Boys, The (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: An unruly class of gifted boys pursue admittance into England's most prestigious universities with the guidance of two opposite-minded teachers.
Cast: Richard Griffiths, Francise De La Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, Clive Merrison. Directed by Nicholas Hytner.
Categories:  Education  Comedy

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History of Rock 'n' Roll (1995)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 9 hours, 38 min. 
Plot: Hundreds of interviews, classic footage and concert performances from the 1950's to the 1990's.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Ted Haimes.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Musical

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History of the Eagles (2013)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 5 hours, 30 min. 
Plot: The story of the life and times of the super successful American soft-rock band, Eagles.
Cast: The Eagles. Directed by Alison Ellwood.
Categories:  Documentary  Musical  Biography

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History of the World Part I (1981)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: From the dawn of man to the distant future, mankind's evolution (or lack thereof) is traced.
Cast: Mel Brooks, Dom DeLuise, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman, Cloris Leachman, Ron Carey. Directed by Mel Brooks.
Categories:  Comedy  History

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History of Violence, A (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A bloody self defense incident involving a mild mannered man brings his hidden past back to haunt him and his family.
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, William Hurt, Ed Harris. Directed by David Cronenberg.
Categories:  Drama  Organized Crime

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Hit, The (1984)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: Two hit men pick up an ex-gangster as an escort to Paris to face betrayed colleagues but the road trip suffers complications.
Cast: John Hurt, Terence Stamp, Tim Roth, Laura del Sol, Jim Broadbent. Directed by Stephen Frears.
Categories:  Action  Drama  Organized Crime

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Hitch-Hiker, The (1952)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  70 min. B&W
Plot: Two carefree young travelers make the mistake of their lives when they pick up a mysterious, and slightly psychotic, hitch-hiker
Cast: Jose Torvay, Sam Hayes, Wendel Niles, Jean Del Val. Directed by Ida Lupino.
Categories:  Transportation  Drama  Mental Health

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Hitchcock (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  98 min. 
Plot: Hollywood legend Alfred Hitchcock risks his reputation when he becomes obsessed with a grisly murder story that studios won't back.
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Toni Collette. Directed by Sacha Gervasi.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Entertainment

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Hitchcock Thrillers (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 7 hours, 11 min. B&W
Plot: Classic thrillers include Suspicion, Strangers On a Train, I Confess, and The Wrong Man.
Cast: Joan Fontaine, Cary Grant, Robert Walker, Farley Granger, Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden, Henry Fonda, Vera Miles. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Criminal Procedure  Mental Health

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Hoax, The (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.
Cast: Richard Gere, Alfred Molina, Hope Davis, Marcia Gay Harden. Directed by Lasse Hallstrom.
Categories:  Ethics  Drama  Entertainment

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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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Holiday, The (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  136 min. 
Plot: Two women with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.
Cast: Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jack Black, Jude Law. Directed by Nancy Meyers.
Categories:  Romance  International  Women

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Hollywoodland (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  127 min. 
Plot: A detective examines the mysterious death of George Reeves, TV's Superman.
Cast: Adrien Brody, Diane Lane, Ben Affleck, Bob Hoskins. Directed by Allen Coulter.
Categories:  Drama  Entertainment

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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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Holy Rollers (2011)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: Follows the rise of arguably the largest and most well-funded blackjack team in America made up entirely of churchgoing Christians.
Cast: . Directed by Bryan Storkel.
Categories:  Documentary  Religion  Ethics

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Home of the Brave (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: Explores the tragic story of Viola Liuzzo, the only white woman killed during the civil rights movement.
Cast: Narration by Stockard Channing . Directed by Irwin Winkler.
Categories:  Documentary  Civil Rights  Women

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Homeland (2005)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: Five remarkable Native American activists in four communities who are fighting to protect Indian lands.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Roberta Grossman.
Categories:  Documentary  Environmental  Energy

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Homicide (1991)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A Jewish detective investigating a murder falls in with a Zionist group.
Cast: Joe Mantegna, William H. Macy, Vincent Guastaferro, Charles Stransky, Colin Stinton. Directed by David Mamet.
Categories:  Drama  Law Enforcement  Religion

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Honeymoon Killers, The (1970)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. B&W
Plot: A stark portrayal of the desperate lengths to which a lonely heart will go in order to find true love.
Cast: Shirley Stoler, Tony Lo Bianco, Mary Jane Higby, Doris Roberts. Directed by Leonard Kastle.
Categories:  Documentary  Drama  Criminal Law

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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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Hoop Dreams (1994)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  171 min. 
Plot: The lives of two African American boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.
Cast: Arthur Agee, William Gates. Directed by Steve James.
Categories:  Documentary  Sports

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Hoosiers (1986)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.
Cast: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper. Directed by David Anspaugh.
Categories:  Sports  Education  Drama

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Hope Springs (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: After 30 years of marriage a couple enters a week long intense marriage therapy program.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Jean Smart, Steve Carell. Directed by David Frankel.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Romance

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Hornet's Nest, The (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: Armed only with cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history.
Cast: Mike Boettcher, Carlos Boettcher. Directed by Christian Turead & David Salzberg.
Categories:  Documentary  War  History

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Horse Feathers (1932)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  68 min. B&W
Plot: As the fun-loving president of Huxley College, Groucho tries to keep the student body in line while attempting to keep his own body near a flirtatious floozie.
Cast: Marx Brothers (Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Zeppo), Thelma Todd, David Landau, Florine McKinney. Directed by Norman Z. McLeod.
Categories:  Comedy  Education  Sports

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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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Hot Coffee (2011)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: How the infamous McDonald's hot coffee lawsuit and similar cases were exploited as part of a right wing crusade to weaken civil justice.
Cast: Al Franken, John Grisham. Directed by Susan Saladoff.
Categories:  Documentary  Damages  Torts

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Hot Fuzz (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: Jealous colleagues conspire to get a top London cop transferred to a small town and paired with a witless new partner. On the beat, the pair stumble upon a series of suspicious accidents and events.
Cast: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jim Broadbent. Directed by Edgar Wright.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Employment  Action

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Hot Rock, The (1972)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A tale of two jewel theives out to score the biggest heist of their lives.
Cast: Robert Redford, George Segal, Zero Mostel. Directed by Peter Yates.
Categories:  Comedy

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Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A humble hotel manager shelters more than a thousand "guests" from tribal genocide.
Cast: Xolani Mali, Don Cheadle, Desmond Dube, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Tony Kgoroge, Rosie Motene, Neil McCarthy, Kid Sitholo, Nick Nolte, Fana Mokoena, Jeremiah Ndlovu, Sophie Okonedo. Directed by Terry George.
Categories:  International  Human Rights  Discrimination

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Houdini (1953)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A struggling circus performer emerges as the world's most captivating magician and escape artist.
Cast: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Torin Thatcher, Angela Clarke, Stefan Schnabel. Directed by George Marshall.
Categories:  Drama  Biography  Marital Relations

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House I Live In, The (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Eugene Jarecki.
Categories:  Documentary  Justice  Human Rights

Law movies
House of Cards Trilogy (1990)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 225 min. 
Plot: The Chief Whip in the House of Parliament manipulates his way to the top but a young reporter may be his downfall.
Cast: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, Miles Anderson, David Lyon, Malcolm Tierney. Directed by Paul Seen.
Categories:  Government  Politics  Media

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House of Cards: Season One (2013)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 7 hours, 15 min. 
Plot: A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him.
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Kate Mara, Corey Stoll. Directed by Various directors.
Categories:  Drama  Politics  Domestic Relations

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House of Cards: Season Two (2014)
Rated:    Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 11 hours, 3 min. 
Plot: Continuing saga of a congressman working to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him.
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Kate Mara, Corey Stoll. Directed by Various directors.
Categories:  Drama  Politics  Domestic Relations

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House of Sand and Fog (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: An abandoned wife is wrongly evicted from her house and starts a tragic conflict with her home's new owners.
Cast: Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley, Ron Eldard, Frances Fisher, Kim Dickens. Directed by Vadim Perelman.
Categories:  Property  Contracts  Family

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How the West was Won (1962)
Rated:  G  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  155 min. 
Plot: A dauntless pioneer family's trek tells the history of Western expansion in the United States.
Cast: Carroll Baker, Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, Carolyn Jones, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, George Peppard, Robert Preston, Debbie Reynolds, James Stewart, Eli Wallach, John Wayne, Richard Widmark. Directed by Henry Hathaway, John Ford, and George Marshall.
Categories:  Western  Drama  History

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How To Steal a Million (1966)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVVD  123 min. 
Plot: A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
Cast: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Charles Boyer. Directed by William Wyler.
Categories:  Comedy  Art  Family

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How to Survive a Plague (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: Story of two coalitions whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by David France.
Categories:  Documentary  Politics  Health

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How To Train Your Dragon (2010)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: A young viking befriends a dragon and together they fight to save both of their worlds.
Cast: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera. Directed by Dean DeBlois.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy

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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 (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  84 min. 
Plot: As Alan Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.
Cast: James Franco, Jon Hamm, Mary Louise Parker, David Strathairn, Jeff Daniels. Directed by Rob Epstein.
Categories:  Domestic Relations  Censorship  Free Speech

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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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Hud (1963)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. B&W
Plot: The son of a respectable rancher is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches.
Cast: Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, Patricia Neal, Brandon de Wilde. Directed by Martin Ritt.
Categories:  Western  Drama

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Hudsucker Proxy, The (1994)
Rated:  PG  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: When the head of the hugely successful Hudsucker Industries commits suicide, his board of directors comes up with a brilliant plan to make a lot of money by appointing a moron to run the company.
Cast: Tim Robbins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Newman, John Mahoney, Charles Durning, Jim True, Bill Cobbs. Directed by Joel Coen.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Corporations

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Hugo (2011)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: An orphan living in the walls of a Paris train station gets wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
Cast: Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ray Winstone, Emily Mortimer, Christopher Lee. Directed by Martin Scorsese.
Categories:  Drama  Family  History

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Human Stain, The (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A classics professor with a terrible secret that is about to shatter his life in a small New England town.
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris. Directed by Robert Benton.
Categories:  Drama  Romance  Racism

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Hunger (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  1 hour, 36 min. 
Plot: The last six weeks of the life of the Irish republican hunger striker Bobby Sands.
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham, Brian Milligan. Directed by Steve McQueen.
Categories:  Politics  Drama  International

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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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Hunt for Red October, The (1990)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  135 min. 
Plot: In 1984, the USSR's best submarine captain in charge of their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA.
Cast: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, James Earl Jones, Sam Neill. Directed by John McTiernan.
Categories:  Action  Military  National Security

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Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.
Cast: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata. Directed by Taika Waititi.
Categories:  Drama  Civil Rights  Family

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Hunt, The (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. In Danish and French with English subtitles.
Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp, Lasse Fogelstrøm, Susse Wold, Anne Louise Hassing, Lars Ranthe, Alexandra Rapaport. Directed by Thomas Vinterberg.
Categories:  Custody  Family  Foreign

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Hunting Ground, The (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: Weaves together rape crimes on college campuses, institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and families.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Kirby Dick.
Categories:  Documentary  Safety  Women

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Hunting of the President (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: Story of a sustained and well-funded effort to discredit and defeat Bill Clinton
Cast: Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton, James Carville, Susan McDougal, and Jerry Fallwell. Directed by Nicholas Perry and Henry Thomason.
Categories:  Documentary  Politics  History

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Hurricane, The (1937)
Rated:  G  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: An unjustly imprisoned Polynesian sailor is relentlessly persecuted by his island's martinet French governor.
Cast: Dorothy Lamour, John Hall, Mary Astor, Thomas Mitchell, Raymond Massey. Directed by John Ford.
Categories:  Action  Racism  Drama

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Hurricane, The (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  144 min. 
Plot: A Brooklyn-born teenager and his Canadian guardians spur an investigation leading to the release of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder decades earlier.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Deborah Unger, Liev Schreiber. Directed by Norman Jewison.
Categories:  Biography  Sports  Drama

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Hurt Locker (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  130 min. 
Plot: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
Cast: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Evangeline Lilly. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow.
Categories:  War  Action  Military

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Husbands and Wives (1992)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: When their best friends announce that they're separating, a professor and his wife discover the faults in their marriage.
Cast: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Judy Davis, Sydney Pollack, Blythe Danner, Juliette Lewis, Liam Neeson. Directed by Wood Allen.
Categories:  Drama  Marital Relations

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Hustle & Flow (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: An aging pimp struggles for redemption by attempting to become a respected rapper.
Cast: Terrence Howard, Anthony Anderson, Taryn Manning, Taraji P. Henson, Paula Jai Parker, Elise Neal, D.J. Quallis, Ludacris. Directed by Craig Brewer.
Categories:  Entertainment  Women  Drama

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Hustler, The (1961)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  134 min. B&W
Plot: An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match.
Cast: Paul Newman, Piper Laurie, George Scott, Jackie Gleason. Directed by Robert Rossen.
Categories:  Drama  Organized Crime

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.