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M (1931)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 99 min. B&W
Plot: A child murderer is chased through the city by both the police and the underworld. Subtitled in English.
Cast: Peter Lorre, Gustav Grundgens. Directed by Fritz Lang.
Categories:  Foreign  Jurisprudence  Mystery/Suspense

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M*A*S*H (1970)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman, Robert Duvall, Jo Ann Pflug, Rene Auberjonois. Directed by Robert Altman.
Categories:  Medical  War  Comedy

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MacKintosh Man, The (1973)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: A member of British Intelligence assumes a fictitious criminal identity and allows himself to be caught, imprisoned, and freed in order to infiltrate a spy organization and expose a traitor.
Cast: Paul Newman, Dominique Sanda, James Mason. Directed by John Huston.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  National Security

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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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Mad Men: Season Five (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 10 hours, 11 min. 
Plot: In this ongoing ego-driven world of advertising, everyone is selling something and nothing is ever what it seems.
Cast: Jon Hamm, John Slattery, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser. Directed by Directed by various directors for individual episo.
Categories:  Television  Business  Drama

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Mad Men: Season Four (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 10 hours, 11 min. 
Plot: In this ongoing ego-driven world of advertising, everyone is selling something and nothing is ever what it seems.
Cast: Jon Hamm, John Slattery, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, Maggie Siff. Directed by various directors for individual episodes.
Categories:  Drama  Television  Business

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Mad Men: Season One (2007)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 5 hours, 58 min. 
Plot: In this ongoing ego-driven world of advertising, everyone is selling something and nothing is ever what it seems.
Cast: Jon Hamm, John Slattery, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, Maggie Siff. Directed by various directors for individual episodes.
Categories:  Drama  Television  Business

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Mad Men: Season Six (2013)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 611 min. 
Plot: Characters deal with the after effects of adultery, divorce, a merger, and an ever changing social climate in late 1960s New York advertising.
Cast: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, Christina Hendricks, Aaron Staton, Rich Sommer, John Slattery, Kiernan Shipka, Robert Morse. Directed by Scott Hornbacher, Jon Hamm, Michael Uppendahl.
Categories:  Testimony  Marital Relations  Accounting

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Mad Men: Season Three (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 10 hours, 11 min. 
Plot: In this ongoing ego-driven world of advertising, everyone is selling something and nothing is ever what it seems.
Cast: Jon Hamm, John Slattery, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, Maggie Siff. Directed by various directors for individual episodes.
Categories:  Drama  Television  Business

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Mad Men: Season Two (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 9 hours, 58 min. 
Plot: In this ongoing ego-driven world of advertising, everyone is selling something and nothing is ever what it seems.
Cast: Jon Hamm, John Slattery, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, Maggie Siff. Directed by various directors for individual episodes.
Categories:  Drama  Television  Business

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Madagascar (2005)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: Spoiled animals from New York Central Zoo escape and find themselves in Madagascar.
Cast: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Cedric the Entertainer, Tom McGrath, Christopher Knights . Directed by Eric Darnell.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy

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Madness of King George, The (1994)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: As King George III of England's slides into insanity, political and royal back stabbing ensue as a result of his incapacitation.
Cast: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Ian Holm. Directed by Nicholas Hytner.
Categories:  Government  Mental Health

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Magdalene Sisters, The (2002)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum.
Cast: Geraldine McEwan, Anne-Marie Duff, Nora-Jane Noone, Dorothy Duffy. Directed by Peter Mullan.
Categories:  Drama  Religion  Women

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Magic Mike (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  110 min. 
Plot: An experienced male stripper educates a younger performer.
Cast: Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Olivia Munn, Cody Horn, Matthew McConaughey. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Entertainment

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Magic Trip (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A freewheeling portrait of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters' fabled road trip across America.
Cast: Stanley Tucci, Ken Kesey, Timothy Leary. Directed by Allison Ellwood and Alex Gibney.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Entertainment

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Magnificent Seven, The (1960)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: Seven gunfighters are hired to protect a poor Mexican vilage from a band of ruthless outlaws.
Cast: Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter, James Coburn. Directed by John Sturges.
Categories:  Western  Action  Drama

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Magnificent Yankee, The (1950)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  80 min. B&W
Plot: A portrait of Oliver Wendell Holmes, who sat on the Supreme Court for 30 years.
Cast: Louis Calhern, Ann Harding, Eduard Franz. Directed by John Sturges.
Categories:  Biography  Drama

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Magnum Force (1973)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: Dirty Harry is on the trail of vigilante cops who are not above going beyond the law to kill the city's undesirables.
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitchell Ryan, David Soul, Felton Perry, Robert Urich. Directed by Ted Post.
Categories:  Drama  Action  Law Enforcement

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Malcolm X (1992)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 tape set) 194 min. 
Plot: The life of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader Malcolm X, from gangster, to prisoner, to spokesman for the Nation of Islam.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman, Jr., Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee. Directed by Spike Lee.
Categories:  Biography  History  Drama

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Maltese Falcon, The (1941)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 100 min. B&W
Plot: A detective takes a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre. Directed by John Huston.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Criminal Law  Law Enforcement

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Mamma Mia (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A young woman about to be married discovers that any one of three men could be her father so she invites all three to the wedding without telling her mother.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Julie Walters, Dominic Cooper. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd.
Categories:  Family  Comedy  Musical

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Man Bites Dog (1992)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. B&W
Plot: A camera crew follows a serial killer/thief around as he exercises his craft. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Benoit Poelvoorde, Rémy Belvaux, Jenny Drye, Jacqueline Poelvoorde Pappaert, Malou Madou, André Bonzel. Directed by Rémy Belvaux and André Bonzel.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Entertainment  Ethics

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Man for all Seasons, A (1966)
Rated:  G  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Sir Thomas Moore opposes King Henry VIII's wish to divorce his Queen and marry Anne Boleyn. Won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Cast: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Orson Welles, Susannah York, Leo McKern, Nigel Davenport, John Hurt, Corin Redgrave. Directed by Fred Zinnemann.
Categories:  Biography  History  Religion

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Man from Laramie, The (1955)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A resolute vigilante becomes obsessed with finding the man who is responsible for his brother's death.
Cast: James Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Crisp, Cathy O'Donnell, Alex Nichol, Aline MacMahon. Directed by Anthony Mann.
Categories:  Western  Mystery/Suspense  Justice

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Man In the Glass Booth, The (1975)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: Seemingly at the edge of sanity, a Jewish millionaire entrepreneur benevolently rules his financial empire from his Manhattan penthouse.
Cast: Maximilian Schell, Lois Nettleton, Lawrence Pressman, Luther Adler. Directed by Arthur Hiller.
Categories:  Business  Trial  War

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Man in the Middle (1964)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A military lawyer defending an officer for court martial finds his case blocked at all turns by a conspiracy.
Cast: Robert Mitchum, France Nuyen, Barry Sullivan, Trevor Howard. Directed by Guy Hamilton.
Categories:  War  Drama  Military

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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 of the Year (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: The host of a late-night political talk show decides to run for president.
Cast: Robin Williams, Christopher Walken, Laura Linney, Jeff Goldblum, Lewis Black. Directed by Barry Levinson.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama

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Man on Fire (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  146 min. 
Plot: In Mexico City, a former CIA operative swears vengeance on those who kidnapped the girl he was hired to protect.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning, Christopher Walken, Giancarlo Giannini, Radha Mitchell, Marc Anthony, Rachel Ticotin, Mickey Rourke. Directed by Tony Scott.
Categories:  Action  Juvenile  Justice

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Man On Wire (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: Illegal performance of what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century."
Cast: Philipe Petit, Jean Francois Heckel, Jean-Louis Blondeau, Annie Allix. Directed by James Marsh.
Categories:  Documentary  Drama  Art

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Man Who Came to Dinner, The (1942)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. B&W
Plot: An eccentric and acid-tongued radio lecturer, breaks his leg on the doorstep of a prominent Ohio family and must remain confined to the unwilling family's home.
Cast: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Money Woolley. Directed by William Keighley.
Categories:  Comedy  Disability  Romance

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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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Man Who Knew Too Much, The (1956)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot.
Cast: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda De Banzie, Bernard Miles. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Government  Witness

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Man Who Never Was, The (1956)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: Account of wartime espionage based on the true story of an intelligence operation designed to mislead the Nazis prior to the 1943 Allied invasion of Sicily.
Cast: Clifton Webb, Gloria Grahame, Stephen Boyd. Directed by Ronald Meame.
Categories:  History  War  Maritime

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Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The (1962)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  123 min. B&W
Plot: An aged Senator returns to the small town of Shinbone for the funeral of a friend, and recounts for reporters his relationship with the man.
Cast: John Wayne, James Stewart, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin, Edmond O'Brien, Woody Strode, Andy Devine, Strother Martin, Lee Van Cleef. Directed by John Ford.
Categories:  Western  Action  Law Enforcement

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Man Who Wasn't There, The (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. B&W
Plot: A barber decides to blackmail his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.
Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, Michael Badalucco, Richard Jenkins, Scarlett Johansson, Jon Polito, Tony Shalhoub, James Gandolfini. Directed by Joel Coen.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Drama

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Man Who Would be King, The (1975)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  129 min. 
Plot: Two ex-soldiers in India head off to Kafiristan in order to become kings in their own right.
Cast: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer. Directed by John Huston.
Categories:  Government  Military

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Man With the Golden Arm (1955)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 119 min. B&W
Plot: A strung-out junkie deals with daily demoralizing drug addiction while crippled wife and card sharks continue to pull him down.
Cast: Frank Sinatra, Eleanor Parker, Kim Novak, Darren McGavin, Robert Strauss. Directed by Otto Preminger.
Categories:  Drama  Marital Relations  Health

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Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  137 min. 
Plot: An uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.
Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williamsb, Kyle Chandler. Directed by Kenneth Lonergan.
Categories:  Drama  Family

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Manchurian Candidate (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  129 min. 
Plot: In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep. Directed by Jonathan Demme.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense  Military

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Manchurian Candidate, The (1962)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  127 min. B&W
Plot: A platoon of Korean War G.I.s returns home with mysterious gaps in their memories, which seem to point toward a diabolic political plot.
Cast: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury, Henry Silva, James Gregory. Directed by John Frankenheimer.
Categories:  Military  Politics

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Manhattan (1979)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. B&W
Plot: A divorced New Yorker currently dating a high-schooler brings himself to look for love in the mistress of his best friend instead.
Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy, Mariel Hemingway, Meryl Streep. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Juvenile

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Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.
Cast: Alan Alda, Woody Allen, Anjelica Huston, Diane Keaton. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Marital Relations  Evidence

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Manhunter (1986)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: To get inside the mind of a serial killer, an FBI profiler is forced to seek counsel with another, imprisoned, serial killer: Hannibal Lector.
Cast: William Peterson, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox, Dennis Farina, Stephen Lang, Tom Noonan. Directed by Michael Mann.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Law Enforcement  Horror

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Marathon Man (1976)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: A graduate student gets caught in an international conspiracy.
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivia, Roy Scheider, William Devane. Directed by John Schlesinger.
Categories:  Drama  International  Government

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March of the Penguins (2005)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  80 min. 
Plot: The annual journey of Emperor penguins as they march to their traditional breeding ground.
Cast: Narrated by Morgan Freeman. Directed by Luc Jacquet.
Categories:  Documentary

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Margaret (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  150 min. 
Plot: A young woman witnesses a bus accident and gets caught up in the aftermath.
Cast: Anna Paquin, J. Smith-Cameron, Jean Reno, Allison Janney, Matthew Broderick, Matt Damon. Directed by Kenneth Lonergan.
Categories:  Drama  Children  Criminal Procedure

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Margin Call (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A thriller that revolves around the key people at a investment bank during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Cast: Paul Bettany, Stanley Tucci, Zachary Quinto, Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irons. Directed by J. C. Chandor.
Categories:  Drama  Ethics  Banking

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Maria Full of Grace (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A young Colombian girl enters the ruthless world of drug trafficking to escape her country for the United States. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Cast: Catalina Sandino Moreno, Yenny Paola Vega, Jhon Alexander Toro. Directed by Joshua Marston.
Categories:  Immigration  Poverty  Foreign

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Marie Antoinette (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette
Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Marianne Faithfull, Steve Coogan, Judy Davis, Jason Schwartzman. Directed by Sofia Coppola.
Categories:  Biography  Comedy

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Marked Woman (1937)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A hostess' client is murdered, but she won't help the prosecution build the case.
Cast: Bette Davis Humphrey Bogart, Lola Lane, Isabel Jewell, Eduardo Cianelli, Jane Bryan, Rosalind Marquis, Mayo Methot, Allen Jenkens. Directed by Lloyd Bacon.
Categories:  Witness  Testimony  Organized Crime

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Marnie (1964)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  131 min. 
Plot: A husband struggles to help his wife overcome her psychological problems.
Cast: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Diane Baker, Martin Gabel. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Mental Health  Marital Relations

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Married Life (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: An adulterous man plots his wife's death instead of putting her through the humiliation of a divorce.
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Chris Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, Rachel McAdams. Directed by Ira Sachs.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Marital Relations  Drama

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Marshall University: Ashes to Glory (2000)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: Recounts how Marshall University achieved a great comeback in sports history one year after losing their entire football program in an airplane crash.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Deborah Novak.
Categories:  Documentary  Sports  Biography

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Martian Child (2007)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A widowed science-fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old who says he's really from Mars.
Cast: John Cusak, Amanda Peet, Sophie Okonedo, Oliver Platt. Directed by Menno Meyjes.
Categories:  Family  Drama  Children

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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

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Marty (1955)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  90 min. B&W
Plot: A 34-year-old bachelor who has been uncomfortable around women his entire life, finds himself smitten with a school teacher that his family can only find faults with.
Cast: Ernest Borgnine, Betsy Blair. Directed by Delbert Mann.
Categories:  Romance  Drama  Family

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Marwencol (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  83 min. 
Plot: After a vicious attack leaves him brain-damaged, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in a 1/6th scale World War II-era town he creates in his backyard.
Cast: Mark Hogancamp. Directed by Jeff Malberg.
Categories:  Documentary  Biography  Personal Injury

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Marx Brothers, The: Silver Screen Collection (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (6 disc set) 6 hours, 45 min. B&W
Plot: Collection of Marx Brothers comedies including "The Cocoanuts," "Animal Crackers," "Monkey Business," "Horse Feathers," and "Duck Soup."
Cast: Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Zeppo Marx, Oscar Shaw, Mary Eaton, Lillian Roth, Margaret Dumont, Thelma Todd, Rockcliffe Fellows, Florine McKinney, David Landau, Louis Calhern, Edgar Kennedy. Directed by various.
Categories:  Comedy

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Mary Poppins (1964)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  139 min. 
Plot: A magic nanny comes to work for a cold banker's unhappy family.
Cast:  Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns, Hermione Baddeley, Reta Shaw, Karen Dotrice, Matthew Garber, Elsa Lanchester, Arthur Treacher, Reginald Owen, Ed Wynn, Jane Darwell. Directed by Robert Stevenson.
Categories:  Family  Domestic Relations  Banking

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Masada (1981)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 6 hours, 34 min. 
Plot: 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Peter Strauss, Barbara Carrera, Nigel Davenport. Directed by Boris Segal.
Categories:  Drama  History  Television

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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  138 min. 
Plot: During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits.
Cast: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, James D'Arcy, Edward Woodall, Chris Larkin, Max Pirkis. Directed by Peter Weir.
Categories:  War  Maritime  History

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Master, The (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  144 min. 
Plot: An American naval veteran arrives home unsettled and uncertain of his future in post-World War II.
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Laura Dern. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.
Categories:  Drama  Religion  Mental Health

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Matador, The (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A globetrotting hitman and a crestfallen businessman meet in a hotel bar in Mexico City in an encounter that draws them together in a way neither expected.
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Hope Davis. Directed by Richard Shepard.
Categories:  Drama

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Match Point (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: At a turning point in his life, a former tennis pro falls for a woman who happens to be dating his friend and soon-to-be brother-in-law.
Cast: Brian Cox, Matthew Goode, Scarlett Johansson, Emily Mortimer. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Romance  Sports

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Matchmaker, The (1997)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: Marcy, an assistant to Senator John McGlory, is having problems with the Irish vote during a re-election campaign.
Cast: Janeane Garofalo, Denis Leary, David O'Hara, Milo O'Shea. Directed by Mark Joffe.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Politics

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Matchstick Men (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Alison Lohman, Bruce Altman, Bruce McGill. Directed by Ridley Scott.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Criminal Law

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Matewan (1987)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  142 min. 
Plot: Coal miners, struggling to form a union, are determined to bring the local, Black, and Italian groups together.
Cast: Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham. Directed by John Sayles.
Categories:  Employment  Discrimination  Racism

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Matinee (1993)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: A small-time film promoter releases a kitschy horror film during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Cast: John Goodman, Cathy Moriarty, Simon Fenton, Omri Katz, Kellie Martie, Lisa Jakub. Directed by Joe Dante.
Categories:  Drama  Entertainment  National Security

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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

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Maxed Out (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: Maxed Out takes us on a journey deep inside the American debt-style, where everything seems okay as long as the minimum monthly payment arrives on time.
Cast: . Directed by James D. Scurlock.
Categories:  Documentary  Consumer  Debtor-Creditor

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McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A gambler and bordello madam set up a tavern in a small mining town in the Pacific Northwest and business flourishes until a large corporation attempts to buy out the entire town.
Cast: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auber Jonois. Directed by Robert Altman.
Categories:  Corporations  Business  Western

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McLibel: Two People Who Wouldn't Say Sorry (2005)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: Story of two ordinary people who humiliated McDonald's in the biggest corporate PR disaster in history.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Franny Armstrong and Ken Loach.
Categories:  Documentary  Trial  Corporations

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Mean Creek (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  89 min. 
Plot: When a teen is bullied, his brother and friends lure the bully into the woods to seek vengeance.
Cast: Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley, Scott Mechlowicz, Trevor Morgan, Josh Peck, Carly Schroeder. Directed by Jacob Aaron Estes.
Categories:  Juvenile  Drama

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Mean Girls (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A homeschooled girl who was raised in Africa moves to New York and enters public school for the first time.
Cast: Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey, Tim Meadows, Amy Poehler, Ana Gasteyer. Directed by Mark Waters.
Categories:  Comedy  Children  Education

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Mean Streets (1973)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: A small time member of the local mob must decide whether his desire for power or love for a woman and his friends is more important.
Cast: Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, David Proval, Amy Robinson, Richard Romanus, Cesare Danova. Directed by Martin Scorsese.
Categories:  Organized Crime  Drama  Health

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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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Meet the Parents (2000)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A male nurse is going to propose to his girlfriend during a visit with her parents, until her father takes an instant dislike to him.
Cast: Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Blythe Danner. Directed by Jay Roach.
Categories:  Comedy  Family

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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

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Memento (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A man with no short-term memory attempts to track down his wife's killer.
Cast: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano. Directed by Christopher Nolan.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Witness  Evidence

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Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 145 min. 
Plot: An impoverished girl becomes a renowned geisha, trained in all the artistic and social skills she must master in order to survive in her society.
Cast: Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, Koji Yakusho, Youki Kudoh, Kaori Momoi, Gong Li. Directed by Rob Marshall.
Categories:  Women  Gender  Discrimination

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Memory of a Killer, The (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  123 min. 
Plot: A veteran assassin is starting to develop Alzheimer's as he refuses to kill a 12-year old. In Dutch with English subtitles.
Cast: Koen Du Bouw, Werner De Smedt, Jan Decleir. Directed by Erik Van Looy.
Categories:  Foreign  Law Enforcement

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Men of Honor (2000)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  129 min. 
Plot: The son of a sharecropper becomes the first African-American U.S. Navy diver after surviving the instruction of his embittered trainer.
Cast: Robert De Niro, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Charlize Theron. Directed by George Tillman, Jr.
Categories:  Military  Racism  Drama

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Merchant of Venice, The (1973)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  VHS  131 min. 
Plot: A wealthy merchant takes a loan from a moneylender, upon security of a pound of flesh.
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Joan Plowright, Jeremy Brett, Michael Jayston. Directed by Jonathan Miller, John Sichel.
Categories:  Discrimination  Contracts  Television

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Merchant of Venice, The (1980)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  156 min. 
Plot: A rich merchant is depressed for no good reason, until his good friend comes to tell him how he's in love.
Cast: John Franklyn-Robbins, John Rhys-Davies, Alan David, John Nettles, Gemma Jones. Directed by Jack Gold.
Categories:  Television  Drama  Comedy

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Merchant of Venice, The (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  138 min. 
Plot: In 16th century Venice, a merchant defaults on a large loan from an abused Jewish moneylender because of a friend with romantic ambitions and the vengeful creditor demands a gruesome payment instead.
Cast: Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons, Joseph Fiennes, Lynn Collins. Directed by Michael Radford.
Categories:  Discrimination  Contracts  Drama

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Merchants of Doubt (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  96 min. 
Plot: Looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about topics like toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and climate change.
Cast: Stanton Glantz, Helmut Wakeham, Sam Roe, Patricia Callahan. Directed by Robert Kenner.
Categories:  Documentary  Ethics  Natural Resources

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Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 123 min. 
Plot: In 1942 a British soldier comes to a Japanese prison camp run by a firm believer of discipline, honor and glory. English and Japanese dialogue with English subtitles.
Cast: Tom Conti, David Bowie, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Takeshi, Jack Thompson. Directed by Nagisa Oshima.
Categories:  Drama  War  Ethics

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Mesrine: Killer Instinct (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: The first of two parts charts the outlaw odyssey of Jacques Mesrine, the legendary French gangster of the 1960s and 1970s who came to be known as French Public Enemy No. 1 and the Man of a Thousand Faces. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Cecile De France, Vincent Cassel, Gerard Depardieu. Directed by Jean-Francois Richet.
Categories:  Biography  Action  Foreign

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Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: The second part of the Mesrine saga, Jacques' life comes once and for all to a full bloody circle. French with English subtitles.
Cast: Vincent Cassel, Ludivine Sagnier, Mathieu Amalric, Gerard Lanvin. Directed by Jean-Francois Richet.
Categories:  Biography  Action  Foreign

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Messenger, The (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A soldier struggles with ethical dilemma due to his involvement with widow of fallen officer.
Cast: Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson, Samantha Morton, Jena Malone, Eamonn Walker. Directed by Oren Moverman.
Categories:  Drama  Military  Ethics

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Metallica Some Kind Of Monster (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 141 min. 
Plot: An intensely intimate look at one of the biggest hard rock/heavy metal bands of all time.
Cast: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo. Directed by Joe Berlinger & Bruce Sinofsky.
Categories:  Documentary  Musical

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Miami Vice (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  140 min. 
Plot: Two detectives go undercover as offshore boat racers and outlaw smugglers to take on the narcotrafficking network of Miami.
Cast: Jamie Foxx, Colin Farrell, Gong Li, Naomie Harris. Directed by Michale Mann.
Categories:  Action  Law Enforcement  Organized Crime

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Michael Clayton (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: An attorney comes across the biggest case of his career that could produce disastrous results for those involved.
Cast: George Clooney, Tom Wilkinson, Tilda Swinton, Sydney Pollack. Directed by Tony Gilroy.
Categories:  Corporations  Mystery/Suspense

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Michael Collins (1996)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: Presents the life of an Irish man whose dreams inspired hope and whose courage forged a nation's destiny.
Cast: Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Stephen Rea, Alan Rickman, Julia Roberts. Directed by Neil Jordan.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Government

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Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 113 min. 
Plot: A na�ve male prostitute and his streetwise friend struggle to survive in New York City.
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Brenda Vaccaro, John McGiver. Directed by John Schlesinger.
Categories:  Drama  Health  Poverty

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Midnight Express (1978)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A man is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey and sentenced to more than 20 years in prison.
Cast: Brad Davis, Randy Quaid, John Hurt, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins. Directed by Alan Parker.
Categories:  International  Sentencing  Drama

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Midnight in Paris (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business.
Cast: Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, Carla Bruni, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen, Owen Wilson. . Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  History

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Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil (1997)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  155 min. 
Plot: A New York reporter is dispatched to cover an A-list Christmas party in Savannah, Georgia, but when the host is accused of murder, the real story unfolds.
Cast: Kevin Spacey, John Cusack, Jude Law, Jack Thompson, Alison Eastwood, Irma P. Hall, Lady Chablis. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Evidence  Drama

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Midnight Run (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia after jumping bail.
Cast: Robert DeNiro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto. Directed by Martin Best.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Organized Crime

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Midnight Special (2016)
Rated:  PG13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: A father and son go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the child's special powers.
Cast: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst. Directed by Jeff Nichols.
Categories:  Action  Drama  Family

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Midsomer Murders: Death's Shadow (1999)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: A veteran DCI and his young Sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer.
Cast: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Laura Howard, Daniel Casey. Directed by Jeremy Silberston.
Categories:  Television  Law Enforcement

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Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: When he discovers his adopted son is a genius, a New York sportswriter seeks out the boy's birth mother: a prostitute.
Cast: F. Murray Abraham, Woody Allen, Claire Bloom, Helena Bonham Carter, Olympia Dukakis, Michael Rapaport. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Children

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Mighty Ducks, The (1992)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: A self-centered lawyer is sentenced to community service coaching a rag tag youth hockey team.
Cast: Emilio Estevez, Joss Ackland, Lane Smith, Heidi Kling, Josef Sommer. Directed by Stephen Herek.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Sports

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Mighty Times: The Children's March (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  2004 min. 
Plot: On May 2, 1963, the children of Birmingham, Alabama took to the streets to challenge segregation.
Cast: Narration by Nick LaTour. Directed by Robert Houston.
Categories:  Documentary  Civil Rights  History

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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

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Mildred Pierce (1945)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. B&W
Plot: A woman who will do anything to satisfy the demands of her spoiled daughter, including divorce, opening her own business, and possibly murder.
Cast: Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Ann Blyth, Eve Arden, Bruce Bennett. Directed by Michael Curtiz.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Children  Marital Relations

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Milk (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  129 min. 
Plot: The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.
Cast: Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco. Directed by Gus Van Sant.
Categories:  Sexuality  Biography  Politics

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Miller's Crossing (1990)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: An advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.
Cast: Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, John Turturro. Directed by Ethan Coen.
Categories:  Organized Crime  Constitutional

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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 132 min. 
Plot: A determined young woman wins over a hardened trainer in order to establish herself as a boxer.
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
Categories:  Sports  Medical  Women

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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

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Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. B&W
Plot: When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him.
Cast: Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn, Gene Lockhart, Natalie Wood. Directed by George Seaton.
Categories:  Advocacy  Fraud  Testimony

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Miracle Worker, The (1962)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. B&W
Plot: The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.
Cast: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory, Inga Swenson, Kathleen Comegys. Directed by Arthur Penn.
Categories:  Drama  Biography  Disability

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Miserables, Les (1935)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  216 min. B&W
Plot: A Frenchman of good character has nevertheless been convicted for the minor crime of stealing bread. A minor infraction leads to his relentless pursuit by a policeman.
Cast: Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Sir Cedric Hardwicke. Directed by Joseph M. Schenk.
Categories:  Musical  Law Enforcement  Jurisprudence

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Miserables, Les (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  158 min. 
Plot: In 19th-century France, a hunted man makes a fateful decision that changes his life forever.
Cast: Russell Crowe, Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Helena Bonham Carter. Directed by Tom Hooper.
Categories:  History  Musical  Domestic Relations

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Misery (1990)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A famous novelist is rescued from a crash by an obsessed fan.
Cast: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Lauren Bacall, Richard Farmsworth. Directed by Rob Reiner.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Mental Health  Safety

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Misfits, The (1961)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  125 min. B&W
Plot: A love quadrangle develops around a disilliusioned divorcee and a trio of down-on-their luck cowboys intent on rounding up a herd of Mustangs.
Cast: Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter, Eli Wallach. Directed by John Huston.
Categories:  Western  Romance

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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: A London governess finds herself unfairly dismissed and her attempts to gain employment catapult her into the position of a social secretary for an American actress.
Cast: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Lee Pace, Ciaran Hinds, Shirley Henderson, Mark Strong. Directed by Bharat Nalluri.
Categories:  Romance  Employment  Comedy

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Miss Potter (2006)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: The story of the children's book author Beatrix Potter and her struggle for love, happiness, and success.
Cast: Renee Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Bill Paterson, Emily Watson. Directed by Chris Noonan.
Categories:  Biography  Women

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Missiles of October, The (1974)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  150 min. 
Plot: A profile of the Kennedy administration during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Cast: Martin Sheen, William Devane, Howard DaSilva. Directed by Anthony Page.
Categories:  International  Politics  War

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Missing (1982)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: A conservative father sets out to find his son, a journalist who has gone missing in South America.
Cast: Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, John Shea, Melanie Mayron, Janice Rule, David Clennon. Directed by Constantin Costa-Gavras.
Categories:  Biography  International  Politics

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Missing Picture, The (2013)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: Clay figures, archival footage, and narration recreate the atrocities Cambodia's Khmer Rouge committed between 1975 and 1979.
Cast: Animation and archival footage. Directed by Rithy Panh.
Categories:  Documentary  Foreign  History

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Missing, The (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  137 min. 
Plot: A woman forms an uneasy alliance with her distant father to search for her kidnapped daughter.
Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood, Jenna Boyd, Aaron Eckhart. Directed by Ron Howard.
Categories:  Family  Mystery/Suspense

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Mission Impossible (1996)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Beart, Vanessa Redgrave, Ving Rhames, Kristin Scott-Thomas. Directed by Brian De Palma.
Categories:  Action  Government  International

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Mission Impossible 2 (2000)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 123 min. 
Plot: A secret agent is sent to Sydney to find and destroy a genetically modified disease.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, Richard Roxburgh, John Polson. Directed by John Woo.
Categories:  Action  National Security  Medical

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Mission Impossible III (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: Agent Hunt comes into conflict with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer who threatens his life and his fianceé in response .
Cast: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames. Directed by J J Abrams.
Categories:  Action  Safety  Mystery/Suspense

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Mission, The (1986)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 125 min. 
Plot: 18th century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American Indian tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.
Cast: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn, Liam Neeson. Directed by Roland Joffe.
Categories:  Action  Drama  History

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Mississippi Burning (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: In 1964, two FBI agents with wildly different styles arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance and murder of three civil rights activists.
Cast: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif, R. Lee Ermey. Directed by Alan Parker.
Categories:  Civil Rights  History  Drama

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Missouri Breaks, The (1976)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: A rancher hires a regulator to hunt down horse thieves; one at a time.
Cast: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Kathleen Lloyd. Directed by Arthur Penn.
Categories:  Drama  Western  Safety

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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Mistrial (1996)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A policeman is upset that a man he arrested for killing two cops may be freed on a technicality and decides to take matters into his own hands.
Cast: Bill Pullman, Robert Loggia, Blair Underwood. Directed by Heywood Gould.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Criminal Law  Drama

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Moana (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches the Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the call to set things right.
Cast: Voices of Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House. Directed by Ron Clements & Don Hall.
Categories:  Animation  Action  Comedy

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Molière (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A debt-ridden actor and playwright agrees to help a wealthy, married, man seduce a rich widow in exchange for the payment of his debts. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Romain Duris, Fabrice Luchini, Laura Morante, Edouard Baer, Ludivine Sagnier. Directed by Laurent Tirard.
Categories:  Comedy  Debtor-Creditor  Romance

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Mona Lisa is Missing (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: A man steals the Mona Lisa from the Louvre in 1911. His 84-year-old daughter thought he did it for patriotic reasons. A filmmaker spends more than 30 years trying to find the truth.
Cast: Audio voice of Joe Medeiros. Directed by Joe Medeiros.
Categories:  Documentary  Art  History

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Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s college girls to question their traditional societal roles.
Cast: Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ginnifer Goodwin, Dominic West, Juliet Stevenson, Marcia Gay Harden, John Slattery . Directed by Mike Newell.
Categories:  Education  Women

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Moneyball (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: The story of Oakland A's general manager's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget.
Cast: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright. Directed by Bennett Miller.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Sports

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Monster (2003)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: Biopic of female serial killer Aileen Wuornos, executed for killing seven men in the state of Florida during the 1980s.
Cast: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern, Lee Tergesen, Annie Corley, Scott Wilson. Directed by Patty Jenkins.
Categories:  Women  Biography  Sentencing

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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

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Monster's Ball (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A racist prison guard falls in love with the African-American wife of an executed prisoner.
Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Taylor Simpson, Peter Boyle. Directed by Marc Forster.
Categories:  Death Penalty  Racism  Drama

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Monsters University (2013)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD (Blu-ray 2 disc set) 104 min. 
Plot: A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.
Cast: Voices of John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Billy Crystal, Helen Mirren, and Sean Hayes. Directed by Dan Scanlon.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: A ragtag group of monsters is set loose by the government to combat an invading alien army.
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogan, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Kiefer Sutherland. Directed by Rob Letterman.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Human Rights

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Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 93 min. 
Plot: Monsters, Inc. harnesses the power of children's screams for the city of Monstropolis.
Cast: John Goodman, Billy Crystal. Directed by Pete Docter .
Categories:  Animation  Children  Energy

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Monterey Pop Festival (1968)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 4 hours, 30 min. 
Plot: A film about the greatest pre-Woodstock rock music festival.
Cast: The Who, Simon and Garfunkel, Otis Redding, Jefferson Airplane, The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Directed by D. A. Pennebaker.
Categories:  Musical  Documentary  History

Law movies
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 89 min. 
Plot: King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.
Cast: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin. Directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones.
Categories:  Comedy  History

Law movies
Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 93 min. 
Plot: Born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door, Brian spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
Cast: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin. Directed by Terry Jones.
Categories:  Comedy  Religion

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Monuments Men, The (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  BLu-ray/DVD  118 min. 
Plot: An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.
Cast: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin. Directed by George Clooney.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  War

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Moonlight (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars:
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: Chronicles the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young black man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.
Cast: Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson. Directed by Barry Jenkins.
Categories:  Drama  Juvenile  Sexuality

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Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: Two twelve-year-olds fall in love and run away together into the wilderness.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Frances McDormand. Directed by Wes Anderson.
Categories:  Comedy  Juvenile  Family

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Moonstruck (1987)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A book keeper from Brooklyn finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she agreed to marry.
Cast: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Vincent Gardenia, Olympia Dukakis. Directed by Norman Jewison.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Domestic Relations

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Morris From America (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: The romantic and coming-of-age misadventures of a 13-year-old American living in Germany.
Cast: Markees Christmas, Craig Robinson, Carla Juri. Directed by Chad Harrington.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Most Dangerous Man in America, The (2009)
Rated:  ****  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: In 1971 a former Pentagon insider smuggled a top-secret Pentagon study to the New York Times.
Cast: Daniel Ellsberg as narrator. Directed by Judith Ehrlich.
Categories:  Documentary  Politics  War

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Most Violent Year, A (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: An ambitious immigrant fights to protect his business and family during the most dangerous year in New York City's history.
Cast: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola, Albert Brooks. Directed by J. C. Chandor.
Categories:  Drama  Immigration  Urban

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Most Wanted Man, A (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror.
Cast: Willem Dafoe, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams. Directed by Anton Corbijn.
Categories:  Drama  War  Action

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Mother of George (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child - a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads to a shocking decision that could either save or destroy the family.
Cast: Isaach De Bankole, Anthony Okungbowa, Danai Gurira, Yaya Alafia. Directed by Andrew Dosunmu.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Marital Relations

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Motorcycle Diaries, The (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: Ernesto "Che" Guevara circumnavigates South America on a thrilling and dangerous road trip.
Cast: Gael García Bernal, Mía Maestro, Rodrigo de la Serna. Directed by Walter Salles.
Categories:  History  Discrimination  Foreign

Law movies
Moulin Rouge (2001)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Lequizamo, Jim Broadbent, Richard Roxburgh. Directed by Baz Luhrmann.
Categories:  Musical  Employment

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Mouse that Roared, The (1959)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  83 min. 
Plot: An impoverished backward nation declares a war on the United States of America, hoping to lose.
Cast: Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg. Directed by Jack Arnold.
Categories:  Comedy  War

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Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A bored married couple is surprised to learn that they are both assassins hired by competing agencies to kill each other.
Cast: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Vince Vaughn, Adam Brody, Kerry Washington. Directed by Doug Liman.
Categories:  Comedy  Action  Family

Law movies
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  115 min. B&W
Plot: Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.
Cast: Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander, Douglass Dumbrille, Raymond Walburn. Directed by Frank Capra.
Categories:  Estates  Drama  Wills

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Mr. Holmes (2015)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes, deals with early dementia, as he tries to remember his final case and a woman, the memory of whom still haunts him.
Cast: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Milo Parker. Directed by Bill Condon.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense  Mental Health

Law movies
Mr. Mom (1983)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: A wife returns to the workforce and a clueless husband becomes a stay-at-home dad.
Cast: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Frederick Koehler. Directed by Stan Dragoti.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Family

Law movies
Mr. Skeffington (1944)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  146 min. B&W
Plot: A woman who used her beauty to manipulate the men in her life must come to terms with the loss of this attribute after an illness.
Cast: Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel. Directed by Vincent Sherman.
Categories:  Drama  Marital Relations  Women

Law movies
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  129 min. B&W
Plot: A naive man is appointed to the U.S. Senate by a corrupt political boss, and thwarts the boss's efforts of manipulation.
Cast: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold. Directed by Frank Capra.
Categories:  Government  Politics  Comedy

Law movies
Mr. Turner (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  150 min. 
Plot: An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life.
Cast: Timothy Spall, Dorothy Atkinson, Paul Jesson, Marion Bailey, Karl Johnson. Directed by Mike Leigh.
Categories:  Drama  Biography  History

Law movies
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend more time with his children.
Cast: Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan, Harvey Fierstein, Robert Prosky. Directed by Chris Columbus.
Categories:  Family  Comedy

Law movies
Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A well-to-do widow buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, among other things, its all-nude revues.
Cast: Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Guest, Kelly Reilly. Directed by Stephen Frears.
Categories:  Entertainment  Women  Censorship

Law movies
Mud (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  130 min. 
Plot: Two young boys encounter a fugitive and help him evade the bounty hunters on his trail.
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Sam Shepard, Reese Witherspoon. Directed by Jeff Nichols.
Categories:  Drama  Law Enforcement  Criminal Law

Law movies
Mule, The (2014)
Rated:    Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  163 min. 
Plot: A first time drug mule is caught by law enforcement.
Cast: Hugo Weaving, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, John Noble, Ewen Leslie . Directed by Tony Mahony & Angus Sampson.
Categories:  Documentary  Comedy  Organized Crime

Law movies
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  147 min. 
Plot: Two beautiful women are caught up in a lethally twisted mystery.
Cast: Justin Theroux, Naomi Watts, Laura Elena Harring, Ann Miller, Robert Forster. Directed by David Lynch.
Categories:  Drama  Mental Health  Women

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
Munich (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  164 min. 
Plot: In the wake of 1972 Munich Olympic tragedy, the Mossad retaliates by deploying a team of agents in Europe.
Cast: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Ciaran Hinds. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  Drama  History  International

Law movies
Murder by Numbers (2002)
Rated:  R  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Two gifted high school students execute a "perfect" murder, then become engaged in an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective.
Cast: Sandra Bullock, Ben Chaplin, Ryan Gosling, Michael Pitt. Directed by Barbet Schroeder.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Evidence  Law Enforcement

Law movies
Murder in Coweta County (1983)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A county sheriff goes after the richest man in the county after he murders a farmhand and considers himself to be rich and powerful enough to get away with it.
Cast: Andy Griffith, Johnny Cash. Directed by Gary Nelson.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Drama  Biography

Law movies
Murder in the First (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  123 min. 
Plot: Young lawyer in the public defender's office is given his first assignment: defending an Alcatraz prisoner who murdered a fellow inmate.
Cast: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman, Embeth Davidtz, Brad Dourif, William H. Macy, R. Lee Ermey. Directed by Mark Rocco.
Categories:  Sentencing  Advocacy  Criminal Law

Law movies
Murder in the Park, A (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: Filmmakers assert that a former death-row inmate who was spared the death penalty was actually guilty, and an innocent man was sent to prison.
Cast: Dexter Hammett, Joseph Alex, Jason Patrick. Directed by Christopher Rech & Brandon Kimber.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Death Penalty

Law movies
Murder on a Sunday Morning (2001)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: Documents a murder trial in which a 15-year-old African-American is wrongfully accused of a 2000 murder in Jacksonville, Florida.
Cast: Ann Finnell, Patrick McGuinness, James Williamsb. Directed by Jean-Xaxier de Lestrade.
Categories:  Documentary  Criminal Procedure  Media

Law movies
Murder! (1930)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  100 min. B&W
Plot: A producer-director is selected to serve on the jury for a murder trial. Believing the accused, an aspiring actress, is innocent of the crime, he takes it upon himself to apprehend the real killer.
Cast: Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring, Donald Calthrop, Edward Chapman. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Jury  Mystery/Suspense  Death Penalty

Law movies
Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  95 min. B&W
Plot: After being hired to find an ex-con's former girlfriend, a detective is drawn into a complex web of mystery and deceit.
Cast: Dick Powell, Claire Trevor, Anne Shirley, Otto Kruger. Directed by Edward Dmytryk.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense  Criminal Law

Law movies
Murderball (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: A film about paraplegics who play full-contact rugby in Mad Max-style wheelchairs.
Cast: Mark Zupan, Joe Soares, Keith Cavill, Joe Bishop, Andy Cohn. Directed by Dana Adam Shapiro.
Categories:  Documentary  Sports  Disability

Law movies
Muscle Shoals (2013)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A documentary celebrating Rick Hall, the founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.
Cast: Gregg Allman, Bono, Clarence Carter, Jimmy Cliff, Aretha Franklin, Donna Jean Godcheaux, Rick Hall, Mick Jagger, Alicia Keys, Spooner Oldham, Dan Penn, Keith Richards, Percy Sledge, Steve Winwood. Directed by Greg .
Categories:  Musical  Documentary

Law movies
Music Box (1990)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: A woman agrees to defend her father against accusations of heinous war crimes committed during WWII.
Cast: Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Frederic Forrest. Directed by Costa-Gavras.
Categories:  Advocacy  Family  War

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Music Man, The (1962)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  151 min. 
Plot: A con man comes to a Midwestern town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan
Cast: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold, Paul Ford. Directed by Morton DaCosta.
Categories:  Musical  Ethics  Comedy

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Mustang (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged. In Turkish with English subtitles.
Cast: Günes Nezihe Șensoy, Doğa Zeynep Doğușlu, Elit Ișcan, Tuğba Sunguroğlu. Directed by Deniz Gamze Erguven.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Foreign

Law movies
Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  132 min. B&W
Plot: Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty.
Cast: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin. Directed by Frank Lloyd.
Categories:  Drama  History  Maritime

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Cast: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine. Directed by Joel Zwick.
Categories:  Comedy  Evidence  Romance

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My Bodyguard (1980)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: The new kid at school acquires the services of the school's most feared student as his personal bodyguard.
Cast: Chris Makepeace, Ruth Gordon, Matt Dillon, John Houseman, Craig Richard Nelson, Kathryn Grody, Adam Baldwin. Directed by Tony Bill.
Categories:  Education  Children  Drama

Law movies
My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Two youths accused of murder in a small Alabama town are represented by a relative who has never won a case.
Cast: Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei, Ralph Macchio, Mitchell Whitfield, Fred Gwynne. Directed by Jonathon Lynn.
Categories:  Comedy  Trial  Criminal Law

Law movies
My Darling Clementine (1946)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. B&W
Plot: Legendary frontier marshall Wyatt Earp sets out to avenge his brother's murder by cattle rustlers.
Cast: Henry Fonda, Linda Darnell, Victor Mature, Walter Brennan, Tim Holt, Cathy Downs. Directed by John Ford.
Categories:  Western  Law Enforcement  Family

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My Dinner With Andre (1981)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 111 min. 
Plot: Two friends get together for dinner and share their thoughts on death, money, love, and everything in between.
Cast: Wallace Shawn, Andre Gregory, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler. Directed by Louis Malle.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Entertainment

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My Fair Lady (1964)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 173 min. 
Plot: Two phonetics professor make a wager that one of them can turn a flower girl into a lady of high society.
Cast: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White. Directed by George Cukor.
Categories:  Education  Musical  Drama

Law movies
My Favorite Wife (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  88 min. B&W
Plot: Ellen Arden returns seven years after being given up for dead in a shipwreck, to find her husband Nick on his honeymoon.
Cast: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Randolph Scott, Gail Patrick. Directed by Garson Kanin.
Categories:  Family  Comedy

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My Favorite Year (1982)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: A washed up movie star is slated to appear on a live TV variety show.
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna, Mark Linn-Baker. Directed by Richard Benjamin.
Categories:  Entertainment  Comedy

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My Fellow Americans (1996)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: Two former presidents become reluctant allies when they are framed in a scandal by the current President.
Cast: Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Ackroyd, John Heard, Wilford Brimley, Lauren Bacall. Directed by Peter Segal.
Categories:  Government  Ethics

Law movies
My First Mister (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A 17-year-old girl has a troubled relationship with a 49-year-old man.
Cast: Albert Brooks, Leelee Sobieski, Desmond Harrington, Carol Kane. Directed by Christine Lahti.
Categories:  Comedy

Law movies
My Flesh and Blood (2003)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  83 min. 
Plot: The inspiring story of a single mother caring for eleven adopted special-needs children.
Cast: Susan Tom. Directed by Jonathan Karsh.
Categories:  Documentary  Family  Health

Law movies
My House in Umbria (2003)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A group of travelers find solace and friendship after being thrown together by tragedy.
Cast: Maggie Smith, Chris Cooper, Giancarlo Giannini, Ronnie Barker, Emmy Clarke, Benno Fürmann. Directed by Richard Loncraine.
Categories:  Drama  Domestic Relations

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My Left Foot (1989)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: The story of Christy Brown, who was born with cerebral palsy and learned to paint and write with his only controllable limb, his left foot.
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Ray McAnally, Brenda Fricker. Directed by Jim Sheridan.
Categories:  Disability  Drama

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My Life as a Zucchini (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  70 min. 
Plot: After losing his mother, a young boy is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age where he begins to learn the meaning of trust and true love.
Cast: Vocies of Gaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Murat, Paulin Jaccoud. Directed by Claude Barras.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Foreign

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My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  86 min. 
Plot: When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.
Cast: Voices of Tim Daly, Dakota Fanning, Frank Welker, Elle Fanning, Lea Salonga, Pat Carroll. Directed by Hauao Miuazaki.
Categories:  Animation  Family  Animal

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My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 104 min. 
Plot: Two male hustlers set off on a quest to find the mother that abandoned one of them.
Cast: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert. Directed by Gus Van Sant.
Categories:  Drama  Family

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Mystic River (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  138 min. 
Plot: Childhood friends who drifted apart after a terrible tragedy reunite years later when brutal events reconnect them.
Cast: Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, Laura Linney. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Law Enforcement  Conflict

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Myth of the American Sleepover (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: Four young people navigate the suburban wonderland of metro-Detroit looking for love and adventure on the last weekend of summer.
Cast: Claire Sloma, Marlon Morton, Amanda Bauer, Brett Jacobsen. Directed by David Robert Mitchell.
Categories:  Comedy  Children  Education

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.