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Rabbit Hole (2010)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: The journey of a couple finding their way back to love after an enormous loss.
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest, Tammy Blanchard, Miles Teller. Directed by John Cameron Mitchell.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Marital Relations

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Rabbit in the Moon (1999)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: A memory trip about Japanese "internment camps" during World War II in America.
Cast: Various commentators. Directed by Jorge Ramirez Suarez.
Categories:  Documentary  War  History

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Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
Rated:  PG  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: At a time when it was Australian government policy to train aboriginal children as domestic workers, a young girl decides to lead her little sister and cousin in a daring escape from their internment camp.
Cast: Everlyn Sampi, Tianna Sansbury, Laura Monaghan, Ningall Lawford, David Gulpill, Kenneth Branaugh. Directed by Phillip Noyce.
Categories:  Family  Human Rights  Juvenile

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Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
Cast: Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie DeWitt, Bill Irwin, Tunde Adebimpe. Directed by Jonathan Demme.
Categories:  Family  Drama

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Raging Bull (1980)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 129 min. B&W
Plot: An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring, destroys his life outside it.
Cast: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci. Directed by Martin Scorsese.
Categories:  Sports  Biography  Marital Relations

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Ragtime (1981)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  155 min. 
Plot: A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
Cast: James Cagney, Elizabeth McGovern, Howard Rolling Jr.. Directed by Milos Forman.
Categories:  Drama  Racism  History

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Rain Man (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  134 min. 
Plot: After leaning that he has an autistic brother who inherits the majority of his father's estate, a self-centered young man kidnaps his brother and takes him on a cross country trip.
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino. Directed by Barry Levinson.
Categories:  Family  Disability  Estates

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Raining Stones (1993)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD   min. 
Plot: A man on government assistance will do anything to take care of his family, even if it is beyond the law.
Cast: Bruce Jones, Julie Brown. Directed by Ken Loach.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Welfare

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Rainmaker, The (1997)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  135 min. 
Plot: An idealistic young lawyer and his cynical partner take on a powerful law firm representing a corrupt insurance company.
Cast: Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Jon Voight, Mary Kay Place, Mickey Rourke, Danny DeVito. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
Categories:  Drama  Insurance  Liability

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Raisin in the Sun, A (1961)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  128 min. B&W
Plot: When a patriarch from Chicago's south side passes away, each family member is handed a slice of the insurance payoff. All of them have a dream, each dream costs money, and they all come with a catch that threatens to tear the family apart.
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee. Directed by Daniel Petrie.
Categories:  Estates  Family  Drama

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Raising Arizona (1987)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: After an ex-con and an ex-cop marry, the pair decide to kidnap one of the quintuplets of furniture tycoon Nathan Arizona.
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, John Goodman. Directed by Joel Coen.
Categories:  Comedy  Law Enforcement  Criminal Law

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Rampart (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: The last of the renegade cops works to take care of his family while struggling for his own survival.
Cast: Woody Harrelson, Ned Beatty, Ben Foster, Anne Heche, Ice Cube, Cynthia Nixon, Sigourney Weaver. Directed by Oren Moverman.
Categories:  Drama  Criminal Law  Family

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Rango (2011)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: An ordinary chameleon accidentally winds up in a lawless outpost in the Wild West.
Cast: Voices of Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, Ned Beatty, Alfred Molina, Bill Nighy. Directed by Gore Verbinski.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Western

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Rapt (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: A rich industrialist is brutally kidnapped; physically and mentally degenerates while the kidnappers negotiate about the ransom. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Yvan Attal, Anne Consigny, André Marcon, Françoise Fabian, Alex Descas, Michel Voïta. Directed by Lucas Belvaux.
Categories:  Foreign  Drama  Organized Crime

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Rashomon (1951)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  83 min. B&W
Plot: Four people involved in the murder of a gentleman in feudal Japan and the seduction of his wife give differing accounts of what actually happended. Subtitled in English.
Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Kyo, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki. Directed by Akira Kurosawa.
Categories:  Witness  Evidence  Foreign

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Ratatouille (2007)
Rated:  G  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A young rat who dreams of becoming a great chef finds himself in Paris a restaurant's garbage boy gives him the chance to live his dream.
Cast: Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm, Lou Romano, Janeane Garofalo, Peter O'Toole. Directed by Brad Bird.
Categories:  Animation  Wills  Health

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Raven, The (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: A police detective discovers a killer's methods mirror the twisted writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
Cast: John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Evans, Kevin R. McNally. Directed by James McTeigue.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Criminal Procedure  Art

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Ravenous (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: Captain John Boyd's promotion stations him at a fort where a rescued man tells a disturbing tale of cannibalism.
Cast: Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, Jeremy Davies, Jeffrey Jones. Directed by Antonia Bird.
Categories:  Drama  Horror  Mental Health

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Ray (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 153 min. 
Plot: The triumphant story of one of America's true musical geniuses.
Cast: Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Clifton Powell, Harry Lennix, Terrence Dashon Howard, Larenz Tate, Richard Schiff, Regina King. Directed by Taylor Hackford.
Categories:  Drama  Entertainment  Discrimination

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Reader, The (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, a law student re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
Cast: Kate Winslett, Ralph Fiennes, david Kross, Lena Olin, Bruno Ganz. Directed by Stephen Daldry.
Categories:  Romance  War  International

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Ready to Wear (1994)
Rated:  R  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: A murder happens during a Paris fashion show and no one can escape the scrutiny of the police.
Cast: Marcello Mastroianni, Sophia Loren, Kim Basinger, Stephen Rea, Lauren Bacall, Julia Roberts, Tim Robbins. Directed by Robert Altman.
Categories:  Entertainment

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

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Reality Bites (1994)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: Generation X Graduates face life after college with a filmmaker looking for work and love in Houston.
Cast: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Ben Stiller, Janeane Garofalo, Steve Zahn. Directed by Ben Stiller.
Categories:  Drama  Entertainment  Romance

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Rear Window (1954)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Cast: James Stewart, Grace Kelly. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Privacy

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Rebecca (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  130 min. B&W
Plot: A newlywed wife finds her life dominated by the almost spectral influence of her new husband's late wife, who still rules from beyond the grave.
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Drama  Domestic Relations  Mental Health

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Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  PG-13 (2 disc set) 111 min. 
Plot: A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, making both friends and enemies.
Cast: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus, Ann Doran, Corey Allen, William Hopper, Rochelle Hudson, Dennis Hopper, Edward Platt. Directed by Nicholas Ray.
Categories:  Juvenile  Law Enforcement  Drama

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Recount (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Cast: Kevin Spacey, Bob Balaban, Ed Begley Jr., Laura Dern, John Hunt, Denis Leary, Bruce McGill, Tom Wilkinson. Directed by Jay Roach.
Categories:  Politics  Government  Drama

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Recruit, The (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: One of the top prospects in the new crop of CIA recruits attracts the attention of a veteran agent.
Cast: Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan. Directed by Roger Donaldson.
Categories:  Drama  Law Enforcement  Security

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Red (1993)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: A young model discovers her neighbor, a retired judge, is keen on invading people's privacy. He spies on his neighbors' phone calls, not for money but to feed his cynicism. In French, with English subtitles.
Cast: Irene Jacob, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Frederique Feder, Jean-Pierre Lorit, Juliette Binoche. Directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski.
Categories:  Privacy  Drama  Foreign

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Red (2010)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, a former black-ops agent reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, Morgan Freeman, Richard Dreyfuss. Directed by Robert Schwentke.
Categories:  Drama  Action  Comedy

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Red Army (2014)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  76 min. 
Plot: The story of the Soviet Union's famed Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its players.
Cast: Slava Fetisov. Directed by Gabe Polsky.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Biography

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Red Cliff (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  148 min. 
Plot: Historical drama based on the end of the Han Dynasty. In Mandarin, with English subtitles.
Cast: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang, Chen Changh, Wei Zhao. Directed by John Woo.
Categories:  Drama  History  Foreign

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Red Corner (1997)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: An American attorney in Beijing finds himself accused and arrested for the brutal murder of a beautiful woman, and discovers the Chinese court systems presume guilt.
Cast: Richard Gere, Bai Ling, Bradley Whitford. Directed by John Avnet.
Categories:  Death Penalty  Drama  International

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Red Dawn (1984)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 114 min. 
Plot: At the dawn of World War III a group of teenagers in the American midwest bands together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.
Cast: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Ben Johnson. Directed by John Milius.
Categories:  Action  War  Drama

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Red Dragon (2002)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: An FBI agent seeks the help of Dr. Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter to help catch the serial killer known as "The Tooth Fairy."
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Emily Watson. Directed by Brett Ratner.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Criminal Law  Evidence

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Red Kimona, The (1925)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  77 min. B&W
Plot: A young girl is tricked into a life of prostitution as she tries to escape her small town.
Cast: Priscilla Bonner, Tyrone Power Sr., Theodore Von Eltz. Directed by Walter Lang.
Categories:  Women  Criminal Law  Media

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Red River (1948)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  133 min. B&W
Plot: Plummeting livestock values drives a self-made cattle baron to drive his herd through a treacherous trail.
Cast: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Walter Brennan, Joanne Dru, Harry Carey, Sr., Colleen Gray, John Ireland, Noah Beery, Jr., Harry Carey, Jr., Paul Fix. Directed by Howard Hawks.
Categories:  History  Action  Western

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Red Road (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A CCTV operator sees a man on camera she thought she would never see again, a man she never wanted to see again.
Cast: Kate Dickie, Tony Curran, Martin Compston, Nathalie Press, Andrew Armour. Directed by Andrea Arnold.
Categories:  Drama  Employment  Mystery/Suspense

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Red Rock West (1993)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: An unemployed Texan shows up in a Wyoming bar and is mistaken for the hitman that the owner called.
Cast: Nicolas cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle, Timothy Carhart. Directed by John Dahl.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Employment  Drama

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Red State (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: A group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.
Cast: Michael Parks, Michael Angarano, Kerry Bishé, Nicholas Braun, Kyle Gallner. Directed by Kevin Smith.
Categories:  Action  Religion  Children

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

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Red Violin, The (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  130 min. 
Plot: An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched.
Cast: Carlo Cecchi, Irene Grazioli, Jean-Luc Bideau, Greta Scacchi. Directed by Francois Girard.
Categories:  Drama  Musical  Romance

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Ref, The (1994)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A cat buglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage.
Cast: Denis Leary, Kevin Spacey, Judy Davis. Directed by Ted Demme.
Categories:  Comedy  Criminal Law  Family

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Regarding Henry (1991)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A sleazy lawyer is shot in the head and falls into a coma. After he awakens, he must learn his life all over again.
Cast: Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, Bill Nunn, Donald Moffat, Nancy Marchland, Elizabeth Wilson. Directed by Mike Nichols.
Categories:  Ethics  Drama  Medical

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Religulous (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.
Cast: Bill Maher, Steve Burg, Francis Collins, George Coyne, Jeremiah Cummings, Dean Hamer. Directed by Larry Charles.
Categories:  Comedy  Religion  Documentary

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Remains of the Day (1993)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  134 min. 
Plot: An idealistic English butler sacrifices body and soul to serving his lord and master.
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, James Fox, Christopher Reeve. Directed by James Ivory.
Categories:  Romance  Racism  Drama

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Remember (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person responsible for the death of his family.
Cast: Christopher Plummer, Kim Roberts, Amanda Smith. Directed by Atom Egoyan.
Categories:  Drama  War  Ethics

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Rendition (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: A CIA analyst questions his assignment after witnessing an unorthodox interrogation at a secret detention facility outside the US.
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Reese Witherspoon, Peter Sarsgaard. Directed by Gavin Hood.
Categories:  International  National Security

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Rent (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 135 min. 
Plot: Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggle with life, love, AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
Cast: Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Jesse L. Martin, idina Menzel, Adam Pascal, Tracie Thoms. Directed by Chris Columbus.
Categories:  Musical  Drama

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

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Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: After a worldwide epidemic, a biotech company launches an organ-financing program, complete with a repossession clause.
Cast: Alexa Vega, Anthony Stewart Head, Sarah Brightman, Paris Hilton, Ogre, Terrance Zdunich, Bill Moseley, Paul Sorvino. Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman.
Categories:  Musical  Medical  Property

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Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control.
Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans. Directed by Darren Aronofsky.
Categories:  Drama  Criminal Law

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Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  86 min. B&W
Plot: A boxer at the end of his career ends up back in the ring as a wrestler to save his gambling manager.
Cast: Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Julie Harris. Directed by Ralph Nelson.
Categories:  Sports  Entertainment  Health

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Requiem for the American Dream (2015)
Rated:    Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  73 min. 
Plot: The definitive discourse with Noam Chomsky, widely regarded as the most important intellectual alive, on the defining characteristic of our time - the deliberate concentration of wealth and power in the hands of a select few.
Cast: Peter Hutchinsn, Kelly Nyks. Directed by Noam Chomsky.
Categories:  Discrimination  Biography  Economics

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Rescue Dawn (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: A U.S. fighter pilot's truggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.
Cast: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies. Directed by Werner Herzog.
Categories:  War  International  Action

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Reservation Road (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: Two families lives are forever changed after a chance encounter on Reservation Road.
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Connelly, Mira Sorvino. Directed by Terry George.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Criminal Law

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Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 100 min. 
Plot: After a simple jewelery heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.
Cast: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Chris Penn, Steve Buscemi. Directed by Quentin Tarantino.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Drama  Law Enforcement

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Restless Conscience (1992)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: Explores the motivating principles and activities of the anti-Nazi resistance inside Germany.
Cast: Narration by John Dildine. Directed by Hava Kohav Beller.
Categories:  Documentary  History  War

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Restrepo (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A year with one platoon in the deadliest valley in Afghanistan.
Cast: Sebastian Junger, Tim Hetherington. Directed by Tim Hetherington and Sebastion Junger.
Categories:  Documentary  War

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Return of Martin Guerre, The (1982)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: After an eight-year absence, a man returns to his French village. He convinces everyone that he is indeed who he claims to be, until he seeks the profits from his land. This request results in a court battle. Subtitled in English.
Cast: Gerard Depardieu, Nathalie Baye, Roger Planchon. Directed by Daniel Vigne.
Categories:  Estates  Foreign

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Return of the Pink Panther, The (1975)
Rated:  G  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: Inspector Clouseau is put on the case when the Pink Panther diamond is stolen, with the Phantom's trademark glove the only clue.
Cast: Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Catherine Schell, Herbert Lom. Directed by Blake Edwards.
Categories:  Drama  Criminal Procedure  Comedy

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Return of the Secaucus 7 (1980)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: Seven former college friends gather for a weekend reunion to reminisce about the good old days.
Cast: Bruce MacDonald, Maggie Renzi, Adam LeFevre, Maggie Cousineau, Gordon Clapp, Jean Passanante, Karen Trott. Directed by John Sayles.
Categories:  Civil Rights  Government  Drama

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Return to Paradise (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: Two years after three friends vacation in Malaysia, the two who returned to America learn that the one who stayed behind to do research was arrested for drug trafficking. They must return to serve a three year prison sentences or he will be put to death.
Cast: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Joaquin Phoenix, David Conrad, Vera Farmiga, Nick Sandow, Jada Pinkett Smith, Ming Lee. Directed by Joseph Ruben.
Categories:  Drama  Death Penalty  Mystery/Suspense

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Revenant, The (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  156 min. 
Plot: A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.
Cast: Leonardo Dicaprio, Tom Hardy. Directed by Alejandro G. Inarritu.
Categories:  Action  Drama  History

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Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: Alan Dershowitz, a brilliant professor of law, is hired by a wealthy socialite to attempt to overturn his two convictions for the attempted murder of his extremely wealthy wife.
Cast: Glen Close, Jeremy Irons, Ron Silver. Directed by Barbet Schroeder.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Criminal Law  Evidence

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Reversible Errors (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  172 min. 
Plot: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Cast: William Macy, Tom Selleck, Monica Potter, Felicity Huffman, James Rebhorn, Shemar Moore, Glenn Plummer, Ron Canada. Directed by Mike Robe.
Categories:  Death Penalty  Drama

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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children.
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Michael Shannon, Kathryn Hahn, David Harbour, Kathy Bates. Directed by Sam Mendes.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Romance

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Richard III (1955)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 161 min. 
Plot: Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.
Cast: Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson. Directed by Lawrence Olivier.
Categories:  Biography  History  Drama

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Richard III (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray  104 min. 
Plot: The classic Shakespearean play about a murderously scheming king staged in an alternative fascist England setting.
Cast: Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Jim Broadbent, Robert Downey, Jr., Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith . Directed by Richard Loncraine.
Categories:  Drama  War

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Ricochet (1991)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: An attorney is terrorized by a criminal he put away years ago.
Cast: Denzel Washington, John Lithgow, Ice T, Kevin Pollack. Directed by Russell Mulcahy.
Categories:  Action  Justice  Organized Crime

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Riff Raff (1991)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: The story of a construction worker and his girlfriend serves to show the living conditions of the British poor class.
Cast: Robert Carlyle, Emer McCourt, Richard Belgrave, Jimmy Coleman. Directed by Ken Loach.
Categories:  Drama  Economics  Employment

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Rififi (1955)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  122 min. B&W
Plot: A story of a successful jewel robbery in which the four thieves betray each other. French and English dubbed soundtracks.
Cast: Jean Servais, Carl Möhner, Robert Manuel, Janine Darcey. Directed by Jules Dassin.
Categories:  Foreign  Drama  Criminal Law

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Right Stuff, The (1983)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  193 min. 
Plot: The true story of the seven men chosen for the Mercury Project manned space flight program.
Cast: Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Quaid. Directed by Philip Kaufman.
Categories:  Drama  History  Government

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Rio Grande (1950)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. B&W
Plot: A Union cavalry officer risks court-martial with an unorthodox plan to battle the marauding Apaches.
Cast: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson, Claud Jarman, Jr., Harry Carey, Jr., Chill Wills, J. Carroll Naish, Victor McLaglen. Directed by John Ford.
Categories:  Western  Romance  Military

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Rip! A Remix Manifesto (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  80 min. 
Plot: A documentary which examines copyright issues in the information age.
Cast: Interviewer: Brett Gaylor ; guests: Girl Talk, Lawrence Lessig, Cory Doctorow, Gilberto Gil, Marybeth Peters. Directed by Brett Gaylor.
Categories:  Documentary  Intellectual Property  Copyright

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

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Rising from Ashes (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  82 min. 
Plot: The impossible triumph of Team Rwanda.
Cast: Moderated by Forest Whitaker. Directed by T. C. Johnstone.
Categories:  Documentary  Sports  History

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Risky Business (1983)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: A Chicago teenager is looking for fun at home while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay. Directed by Paul Brickman.
Categories:  Comedy  Business  Ethics

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River's Edge (1987)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: A high school slacker kills his girlfriend and shows off her dead body to their friends. The friends' reactions are almost as ambiguous and perplexing as the crime itself.
Cast: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Jone Skye Leitch, Roxana Zal, Daniel Roebuck, Joshua Miller, Dennis Hopper. Directed by Tim Hunter.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Drama

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

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Road to Morocco (1942)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  82 min. 
Plot: The lone survivors of a ship wreck find themselves in the company of a Princess, who purchases a survivor and plans to make him her husband.
Cast: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Anthony Quinn, Dona Drake. Directed by David Butler.
Categories:  Comedy  Civil Rights  Domestic Relations

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Road to Perdition (2002)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: Bonds of loyalty are put to the test when a hitman's son witnesses what his father does for a living.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Tyler Hoechlin, Jude Law. Directed by Sam Mendes.
Categories:  Organized Crime  Family  Drama

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

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

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Rob Roy (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  139 min. 
Plot: In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, a man tries to lead his small town to a better future by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to the market.
Cast: Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hurt, Tim Roth. Directed by Michael Caton-Jones.
Categories:  History  Government

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Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A parody of the traditional Robin Hood story.
Cast: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees, Amy Yasbeck, Dave Chappelle, Isaac Hayes, Tracey Ullman. Directed by Mel Brooks.
Categories:  Comedy  Politics  Conflict

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Robocop (1987)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 103 min. 
Plot: A fatally-wounded police officer returns to defend a dystopic Detroit as a superhuman cyborg.
Cast: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Daniel O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox, Kurtwood Smith, Miguel Ferrer. Directed by Paul Verhoven.
Categories:  Action  Sales  Corporations

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Rock & Roll (1995)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 9 hours, 25 min. 
Plot: An informative and entertaining look at the world of rock and roll.
Cast: Various music artists.. Directed by Various directors.
Categories:  Documentary  Musical  History

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Rock Prophecies (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  80 min. 
Plot: A documentary about rock 'n' roll photographer Robert M. Knight and his mission to find the world's best new guitar player.
Cast: Features Jeff Beck, Slash, Santana, ZZ Top, Joe Bonamassa, Sick Puppies, Tyler Bryant. Directed by John Chester.
Categories:  Documentary  Musical  Television

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RocknRolla (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: A lucrative real-estate scam attracts some of London's scrappiest tough guys as well as its more established underworld types.
Cast: Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba, Jeremy Piven, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges . Directed by Guy Ritchie.
Categories:  Comedy  Property  Criminal Law

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Rocky (1976)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A small time boxer gets a once in a lifetime chance to fight the heavyweight champ.
Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith. Directed by John G. Avildsen.
Categories:  Drama  Sports  Organized Crime

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Rocky Balboa (2006)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: Thirty years after the ring of the first bell, Rocky comes out of retirement and dons his gloves for his final fight.
Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Tarver, Milo Ventimiglia. Directed by Sylvester Stallone.
Categories:  Drama  Sports

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Rocky Horror Picture Show, The (1975)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
Cast: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Nell Campbell, Jonathan Adams, Peter Hinwood, Meat Loaf. Directed by Jim Sharman.
Categories:  Comedy  Horror  Musical

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Roger and Me (1990)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: This documentary shows a Flint, Michigan native and his efforts to meet with the president of General Motors to show him the economic effect caused by the closing of a GM plant there.
Cast: Michael Moore, James Bond, Pat Boone, Rhonda Britton, Anita Bryant. Directed by Michael Moore.
Categories:  Documentary  Corporations

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

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Rolling Stones: Shine a Light (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A career-spanning documentary on the Rolling Stones.
Cast: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ron Wood, Christina Aguilera, Buddy Guy, Jack White. Directed by Martin Scorsese.
Categories:  Documentary  Musical

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Roman Holiday (1953)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. B&W
Plot: A modern-day princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own.
Cast: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power. Directed by William Wyler.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Media

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Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to the legendary filmmaker's sudden flight from the United States.
Cast: Cast portrays themselves. Directed by Marina Zenovich.
Categories:  Documentary  Trial  Ethics

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Romeo is Bleeding (1993)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: Desire and a series of deadly double-crosses erupt between a voyeuristic cop and a violent woman gangster.
Cast: Gary Oldman, Lena Olin, Annabella Sciorra, Juliette Lewis, Roy Scheider. Directed by Peter Medak.
Categories:  Drama  Organized Crime  Criminal Procedure

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Ronin (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A woman assembles a team of professional killers from all over the world to retrieve a briefcase with mysterious contents. Complications arise as many people and organizations aspire to possess this briefcase.
Cast: Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone. Directed by John Frankenheimer.
Categories:  Action  Mystery/Suspense

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Room (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: After five-year-old Jack and his mother escape from the enclosed surroundings that has been his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery.
Cast: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers, Megan Park . Directed by Lenny Abrahamson.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Human Rights

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Room Service/At the Circus (1938)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  165 min. B&W
Plot: The Brothers try and put on a play before their landlord finds out that they have run out of money/A wealthy young man forsakes the fortune of his rich aunt to run the circus in which he and his sweetheart perform.
Cast: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Lucille Ball, Ann Miller, Frank Albertson, Henry Baker, Florence Rice. Directed by William A. Seiter and Edward Buzzell.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Musical

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Room With A View, A (1985)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 117 min. 
Plot: A young English woman finds herself at war with the snobbery of her class and her own conflicting desires when she is attracted to someone socially unsuitable.
Cast: Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliot, Judi Dench, Simon Callow, Helena Bonham Carter. Directed by James Ivory.
Categories:  Drama  Women  Economics

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Roots (1977)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 645 min. 
Plot: Author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendents' liberation.
Cast: Maya Angelou, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Moses Gunn, Thalmus Rasulala, Hari Rhodes, William Watson, Ren Woods . Directed by Marvin Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, and Gilb.
Categories:  Biography  History  Family

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Rope (1948)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  80 min. 
Plot: Two intellectual young men commit a murder just to see what it is like.
Cast: James Stewart, John Dall, Farley Granger, Sir Cedric Hardwicke. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Drama  Mystery/Suspense

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Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  136 min. 
Plot: A young couple move into a new apartment where they are surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life.
Cast: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer, Maurice Evans, Ralph Bellamy. Directed by Roman Polanski.
Categories:  Horror  Family  Contracts

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Rosewater (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: Journalist Maziar Bahari is detained by Iranian forces who relentlessly interrogate him under suspicion that he is a spy.
Cast: Gael Garcia Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Haluk Bilginer, Shohreh Aghdashloo. Directed by Jon Stewart.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Politics

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Rosewood (1997)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  140 min. 
Plot: When a woman falsely claims she was sexually assaulted, a racist lynch mob attack the innocent African-American community of Rosewood.
Cast: John Voight, Ving Rhames, Don Cheadle, Bruce McGill, Loren Dean, Esther Rolle, Elise Neal. Directed by John Singleton.
Categories:  Racism  Drama  History

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Rounders (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: A law student loses his tuition money in a high stakes poker game, so he vows to quit playing.
Cast: Matt Damon, Edward Norton, John Malkovich, Gretchen Mol. Directed by John Dahl.
Categories:  Drama  Organized Crime

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Route Irish (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A private security contractor in Iraq rejects the official explanation of his friend's death and sets out to discover the truth.
Cast: Andrea Lowe, Geoff Bell, Najwa Nimri, Stephen Lord, Mark Womack. Directed by Ken Loach.
Categories:  Drama  War  Employment

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Royal Night Out, A (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: On V.E. Day in 1945, as peace extends across Europe, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret are allowed out to join the celebrations.
Cast: Sarah Gadon, Bel Powley, Emily Watson, Rupert Everett. Directed by Julian Jarrold.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Royal Tenenbaums, The (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 109 min. 
Plot: When the patriarch of an estranged family of former child prodigies announces he has terminal illness, a dysfunctional reunion ensues.
Cast: Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Stiller, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Danny Glover, Bill Murray. Directed by Wes Anderson.
Categories:  Comedy  Family

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Rudderless (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A grieving father stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics, inspiring him to form a band.
Cast: Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Felicity Huffman, Jamie Chung. Directed by William H. Macy.
Categories:  Drama  Musical  Family

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Rudy  (1983)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: After being told he wasn't smart enough to go to Notre Dame, or big enough to play on the football team, Rudy becomes determined to do just that.
Cast: Sean Astin, Ned Beatty, Charles S. Dutton, Lili Taylor, Robert Prosky. Directed by David Anspaugh.
Categories:  Biography  Sports  Drama

Law movies
Rules of Engagement (2000)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  127 min. 
Plot: An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a third world country.
Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley, Bruce Greenwood, Anne Archer, Blair Underwood. Directed by William Friedkin.
Categories:  Military  International  Drama

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Rules of the Game (1950)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 110 min. 
Plot: A look at bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II where the rich and their poor servants meet up at a French chateau. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: arcel Dalio, Nora Gregor, Mila Parély, Jean Renoir, Roland Toutain, Julien Carette, Gaston Modot. Directed by Jean Renoir.
Categories:  Foreign  Comedy  Domestic Relations

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Ruling Class, The (1972)
Rated:     Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  154 min. 
Plot: A member of the House of Lords dies, leaving his estate to his mentally ill son.
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Alastair Sim, Arthur Lowe, Harry Andrews. Directed by Peter Medak.
Categories:  Estates  Mental Health  Family

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Rumor Has It (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A woman learns that her family was the inspiration for "The Graduate" and that she just might be the offspring of the well-documented event.
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine, Mark Ruffalo. Directed by Rob Reiner.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Romance

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Rumpole of the Bailey (1983)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (7 disc set) 33 hours, 55 min. 
Plot: Forty two episodes of the Thames Television program, originally broadcast 1983-88.
Cast: Leo McKern. Directed by John Mortimer.
Categories:  Television  Criminal Law  Drama

Law movies
Rumpole of the Bailey: The Lost Episode (1975)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  65 min. 
Plot: An introduction to Horace Rumpole, a career trial lawyer who digs deeper into what should be an open-and-shut case and mounts a full defense.
Cast: Leo McKeren, Joyce Heron, David Yelland, Vernon Dobtcheff, Olga Lowe. Directed by John Gorrie.
Categories:  International  Criminal Law

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Run Lola Run (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  81 min. 
Plot: A young woman in Germany has twenty minutes to find and bring 100,000 Deutschmarks to her boyfriend before he robs a supermarket.
Cast: Franka Potente, Herbert Knaup. Directed by Tom Tykwer.
Categories:  Drama  Organized Crime

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

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Runaway Jury (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  127 min. 
Plot: A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.
Cast: John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Rachel Weisz, Bruce Davison. Directed by Gary Fleder.
Categories:  Jury  Drama  Civil Procedure

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Runaways, The (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: An all-girl rock band comes of age in the mid-1970s.
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon, Stella Maeve, Scout Taylor-Compton, Alia Shawkat, Riley Keough, Johnny Lewis, Tatum O'Neal. Directed by Floria Sigismondi.
Categories:  Entertainment  Gender  Biography

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Running Man, The (1987)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 101 min. 
Plot: A wrongly-convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a TV game show.
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Richard Dawson. Directed by Paul Michael Glaser.
Categories:  Action  Entertainment  Law Enforcement

Law movies
Running On Empty (1988)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: The son of antiwar activists on the run from the law wants to stop running from a past he had nothing to do with.
Cast: Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Martha Plimpton, River Phoenix. Directed by Sidney Lumet.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Ethics

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Running Scared (1986)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: Two renegade Chicago cops are sent on a mandatory vacation that makes them want to retire.
Cast: Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, Joe Pantoliano, Jimmy Smits. Directed by Peter Hyams.
Categories:  Comedy  Law Enforcement  Criminal Law

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Running With Scissors (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: The son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother is handed off to his mother's therapist and spends his adolescent years as a member of the doctor's bizarre extended family.
Cast: Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Alec Baldwin, Gwyneth Paltrow. Directed by Ryan Murphy.
Categories:  Drama  Family

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Rushmore (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: The king of Rushmore prep school is put on academic probation.
Cast: Jason Schwartzman, Olivia Williams, Bill Murray. Directed by Wes Anderson.
Categories:  Comedy  Business  Education

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Russian Woodpecker, The (2015)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  80 min. 
Plot: A Ukrainian victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster discovers a dark secret and must decide whether to risk his life and play his part in a revolution by revealing it. Russian with English subtitles.
Cast: Andrei Alexandrovich, Fedor Alexandrovich, Igor Alexandrovich. Directed by Chad Gracia.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Foreign

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Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, The (1966)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: A Soviet submarine gets stuck in New England at the height of the Cold War.
Cast: Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin, Brian Keith, Jonathan Winters. Directed by Norman Jewison.
Categories:  Comedy  International  Maritime

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Rust and Bone (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Put in charge of his young son, a man moves to live with his sister and her husband. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Armand Verdure. Directed by Jacques Audiard.
Categories:  Foreign

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