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Saboteur (1942)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. B&W
Plot: An aircraft worker evades arrest after he is accused of sabotage.
Cast: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Politics  War

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Sacco & Vanzetti (1971)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: In 1920 two Italian immigrants are condemned to death for their political beliefs after being falsely accused of a robbery and murder.
Cast: Gian Maria Volonte, Riccardo Cucciolla, Cyril Cusack, Rosanna Fratello, Geoffrey Keen, Milo O'Shea. Directed by Giulliano Montaldo.
Categories:  Drama  History  Death Penalty

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Sacco and Vanzetti (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  81 min. 
Plot: The story of two Italian immigrant radicals who were executed in 1927 offers insights into present-day issues of civil liberties and the rights of immigrants.
Cast: Voices of Tony Shaloub and John Turturro . Directed by Peter Miller.
Categories:  Documentary  Biography  Immigration

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Salesman, The (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections. In Persian with English subtitles.
Cast: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi. Directed by Asghar Farhadi.
Categories:  Foreign  Drama  Marital Relations

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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert.
Cast: Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor, Kristin Scott Thomas, Amr Waked. Directed by Lasse Hallström.
Categories:  International  Environmental  Drama

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Salt of the Earth (1954)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: Based on an actual strike against the Empire Zinc Mine in New Mexico.
Cast: Rosaura Revueltas, Juan Chacón, Will Geer, David Wolfe. Directed by Herbert Biberman.
Categories:  Drama  History  Racism

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Salt of the Earth, The (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  110 min. 
Plot: Documents 40 years of photographs by Sebastião Salgado in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus.
Cast: Sebastião Salgado. Directed by Juliano Ribeiro Salgado.
Categories:  Documentary  Biography  Art

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San Quentin (1937)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  70 min. B&W
Plot: An army trainer becomes captain of the prison yard and in time, falls for the sister of a hardened inmate.
Cast: Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, Barton MacLane. Directed by Llyod Bacon.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Drama  Criminal Law

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Sarah's Key (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942.
Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Niels Arestrup, Melusine Mayance. Directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner.
Categories:  Drama  War  Family

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Sausage Party (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  89 min. 
Plot: A sausage strives to discover the truth about his existence.
Cast: Voices of Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill. Directed by Greg Tiernan & Conrad Vernon.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy

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Savages (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Cast: Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Bosco. Directed by Tamara Jenkins.
Categories:  Elder  Comedy  Medical

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Saved (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: When a girl attending a Baptist high school becomes pregnant, she finds herself ostracized and demonized.
Cast: Jena Malone, Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Patrick Fugit. Directed by Brian Dannelly.
Categories:  Religion  Comedy  Disability

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Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: Determined to fulfill a promise to his daughters, Walt Disney tries for 20 years to obtain the rights to author P.L. Travers' beloved book, Mary Poppins.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley, Colin Farrell, Ruth Wilson, Paul Giamatti, Bradley Whitford, B.J. Novak, Jason Schwartzman. Directed by John Lee Hancock.
Categories:  Banking  Family  Entertainment

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Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 170 min. 
Plot: US soldiers try to save their comrade, paratrooper Private Ryan, who's stationed behind enemy lines.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Barry Pepper. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  War  Military  Drama

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Say Anything (1989)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: An eternal optimist falls for the beautiful valedictorian the summer before she goes off to college; however he must overcome her father's disapproval to win her heart.
Cast: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney. Directed by Cameron Crowe.
Categories:  Romance  Tax  Fraud

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

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Scared Straight (1978)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: The filmed depiction of a program where convicts tell troubled kids about the horrors of prison life.
Cast: Peter Falk, Doug Cronin. Directed by Arnold Shapiro.
Categories:  Documentary  Conflict  Safety

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Scarface (1932)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: An ambitious and near insanely violent gangster climbs the ladder of success in the mob, but his weaknesses prove to be his downfall.
Cast: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, George Raft, Boris Karloff. Directed by Howard Hawks.
Categories:  Organized Crime  Criminal Law  Drama

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Scarface (1983)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 170 min. 
Plot: A determined Cuban immigrant succumbs to greed while building a criminal empire.
Cast: Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Robert Loggia, Miriam Colon, F. Murray Abraham. Directed by Brian De Palma.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Immigration

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Scenes of a Crime (2011)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: Explores how modern police interrogation tactics (including lies, threats and false evidence) place extraordinary pressures on suspects.
Cast: . Directed by Grover Babcock and Blue Hadaegh.
Categories:  Documentary  Mystery/Suspense  Criminal Procedure

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Schindler's List (1993)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD (2 disc set) 197 min. B&W/Color
Plot: A man hires cheap Jewish labor during WWII, turning his factory into a refuge from the Nazis. Won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Cast: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagalle, Embeth Davitz. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  Discrimination  Human Rights  International

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School House Rock! (2002)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 4 hours, 43 min. 
Plot: A series of shorts illustrating various songs that teach multiplication tables, grammar, science, American history, computers, economics, and environmentalism.
Cast: . Directed by Jack Sheldon and Darrell Stern.
Categories:  Education  History  Children

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Scoop (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: An aspiring journalist receives a hot tip from beyond the grave.
Cast: Woody Allen, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Ian McShane. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Romance  Criminal Law  Comedy

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Scotland, PA (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: Shakespeare's Macbeth is moved to an early 1970s hamburger joint.
Cast: John Cariani, James LeGros, Maura Tierney, Christopher Walken, Kevin Corrigan, Andy Dick. Directed by Billy Morrissette.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Employment  Criminal Law

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Sea Inside, The (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: The story of Ramon Sampedro, who fought a 30 year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die. In Spanish, with English subtitles.
Cast: Javier Bardem, Belen Rueda, Lola Dueñas, Mabel Rivera, Celso Bugallo, Clara Segura. Directed by Alejandro Amenábar.
Categories:  Medical  Human Rights  Foreign

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Sea of Love (1989)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A New York detective investigates a serial killer who finds victims through the lonely hearts column in newspapers.
Cast: Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, John Goodman. Directed by Harold Becker.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Law Enforcement  Mystery/Suspense

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Seabiscuit (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  141 min. 
Plot: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it, but also those of the nation.
Cast: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Banks. Directed by Gary Ross.
Categories:  Biography  Sports  Drama

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Searchers, The (1956)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: An ex-Confederate sets out to find his niece, captured by the Comanches who massacred his family.
Cast: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, Natalie Wood. Directed by John Ford.
Categories:  Western  Drama  War

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Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars:
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Malik Bendjelloul.
Categories:  Documentary  Musical  Biography

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Seat Filler, The (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: A pop superstar falls for a seat filler posing as an attorney at a music awards show.
Cast: Duane Martin, Kelly Rowland, Melanie Brown, Deray Davis. Directed by Nick Castle.
Categories:  Entertainment  Ethics  Romance

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Secrecy (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: Amidst the American hunger for instantaneous news and up-to-date "facts," this film uncovers the vast and invisible world of government secrecy.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Peter Galison and Robb Moss.
Categories:  Documentary  Government  Media

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Secret Honor (1984)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: A fictionalized former President Richard M. Nixon offers a solitary, stream-of-consciousness reflection on his life and political career - and the "true" reasons for the Watergate scandal and his resignation.
Cast: Philip Baker Hall. Directed by Robert Altman.
Categories:  Politics  Biography

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Secret In Their Eyes, The (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  129 min. 
Plot: A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Cast: Soledad Villamil, Ricardo Darín, Carla Quevedo, Pablo Rago. Directed by Juan Jose Campanella.
Categories:  Foreign  Criminal Law  Women

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Secret Life of Bees, The (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: A young girl, haunted by the memory of her mother and her angry father, runs away with her caregiver to discover the secret of her mother's past.
Cast: Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo, Paul Bettany. Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.
Categories:  Family  Drama

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Secret, A (2007)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: In post WWII Paris, a 15-year-old boy unearths a shocking family secret. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Cécile De France, Patrick Bruel, Ludivine Sagnier, Julie Depardieu. Directed by Claude Miller.
Categories:  Family  Drama  War

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Secretary (2002)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship takes a sadomasochistic turn.
Cast: James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies, Lesley Ann Warren, Stephen McHattie. Directed by Steven Shainberg.
Categories:  Employment  Drama  Comedy

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Secrets & Lies (1996)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  142 min. 
Plot: A young black woman searches for her birth parents and finds that her mother is white.
Cast: Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Claire Rushbrook. Directed by Mike Leigh.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Women

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Secrets, The (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  127 min. 
Plot: Two brilliant young women discover their own voices in a repressive orthodox culture where women are forbidden to speak out. In Hebrew and French with English subtitles.
Cast: Fanny Ardant, Ania Bukstein, Michal Shtamler, Adir Miller. Directed by Avi Nesher.
Categories:  Women  Religion  Drama

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Seinfeld: Season 3 (1992)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 8 hours, 25 min. 
Plot: The continuing misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

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Seinfeld: Season 4 (1993)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 9 hours, 12 min. 
Plot: The continuing misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

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Seinfeld: Season 5 (1994)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 8 hours, 18 min. 
Plot: The continuing misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

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Seinfeld: Season 6 (1995)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 9 hours, 11 min. 
Plot: The continuing misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

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Seinfeld: Season 7 (1996)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 9 hours, 1 min. 
Plot: The continuing misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

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Seinfeld: Season 8 (1997)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 8 hours, 26 min. 
Plot: The continuing misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

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Seinfeld: Season 9 (1998)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 9 hours, 13 min. 
Plot: The concluding misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Trial

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Seinfeld: Seasons 1 & 2 (1990)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 4 hours, 17 min. 
Plot: The misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.
Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Torts

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Selma (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.
Cast: David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Carmen Ejogo, Giovanni Ribisi, Alessandro Nivola, Cuba Gooding, Jr.. Directed by Ava DuVernay.
Categories:  Drama  Civil Rights  History

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Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  136 min. 
Plot: The Dashwood sisters face the sudden loss of their father and fortune, as well as their chances of marriage.
Cast: Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Kate Winslet, Hugh Grant. Directed by Ang Lee.
Categories:  History  Estates  Romance

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Sentinel, The (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A secret service agent is framed as the mole in an assassination attempt on the president.
Cast: Michael Douglas, Kiefer Sutherland, Eva Longoria, Martin Donovan, Ritchie Coster, Kim Basinger. Directed by Clark Johnson.
Categories:  Action  Government  National Security

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Separate But Equal (1991)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  186 min. 
Plot: Dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation.
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Burt Lancaster, Richard Kiley. Directed by George Stevens Jr..
Categories:  Supreme Court  History  Civil Rights

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Separation, A (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  123 min. 
Plot: A wife sues her husband for divorce when he refuses to leave Iran and his Alzheimer's-stricken father for the sake of their child.
Cast: Peyman Moad, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat, Shahab Hosseini, Sarina Farhadi, Merila Zare'i, Ali-Asghar Shahbazi, Babak Karimi, Kimia Hosseini, Shirin Yazdanbakhsh. Directed by Asghar Farhadi.
Categories:  Foreign  Family  Mediation

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September Issue, The (2009)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 90 min. 
Plot: A documentary chronicling Vogue's editors preparations for the 2007 fall-fashion issue.
Cast: Anna Wintour, Vera Wang, Ocsar De la Renta. Directed by R. J. Cutler.
Categories:  Documentary  Comedy  Women

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

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Serious Man, A (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A Midwestern professor watches his life unravel.
Cast: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Ellen Chendweth, Rachel Tenner. Directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen.
Categories:  Religion  Domestic Relations  Employment

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Serpico (1973)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: An honest New York City policeman endures scorn and mistreatment from his fellow officers after blowing the whistle on rampant corruption in the force. Based on a true story.
Cast: Al Pacino, Barbara Eda-Young, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire, Tony Roberts. Directed by Sidney Lumet.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Drama  Criminal Law

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Sessions, The (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A man in an iron lung contacts a professional sex surrogate.
Cast: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Annika Marks, Adam Arkin, Rhea Perlman. Directed by Ben Lewin.
Categories:  Disability  Sexuality  Medical

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Seven (1996)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  127 min. 
Plot: Two homicide detectives desperately hunt for a serial killer who chooses seven victims, one by one, each representing egregious examples of transgressions of the Seven Deadly Sins.
Cast: Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt. Directed by David Fincher.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Mystery/Suspense  Evidence

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Seven Days in May (1964)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: U.S. military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Fredric March, Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Martin Balsam. Directed by John Frankenheimer.
Categories:  International  Government  Mystery/Suspense

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Seven Samurai (1954)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  207 min. B&W
Plot: A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves. In Japanese with English subtitles.
Cast: Takashi Shimura, Toshiro Mifune, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi, Minoru Chiaki. Directed by Akira Kurosawa.
Categories:  Justice  Foreign

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Seven Year Itch, The (1955)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor.
Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell, Sonny Tufts, Evelyn Keyes. Directed by Billy Wilder.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Domestic Relations

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Seven-Ups, The (1973)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money.
Cast: Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco, Larry Haines, Richard Lynch. Directed by Philip D'Antoni.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Criminal Law  Drama

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Sex and the City: The Complete First Season (2000)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 360 min. 
Plot: The first season of the show about dating, mating, and relating in New York.
Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Charlotte York. Directed by Martha Coolidge and Allen Coulter.
Categories:  Women  Television  Sexuality

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Sex and the City: The Movie (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  145 min. 
Plot: After moving in together, Carrie and Mr. Big make a rather arbitrary decision to get married.
Cast: Sarah Jessica parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis,Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Hudson, Candice Bergen, Chris Noth. Directed by Michael Patrick King.
Categories:  Romance  Marital Relations

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Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: Erotic comedy about a long lost college friend who drifts back into town and into the lives of a self-involved philanderer, his angelic wife, and her saucy sister.
Cast: James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher, Laure San Giacomo. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.
Categories:  Drama  Media  Marital Relations

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Sexy Beast (2000)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  89 min. 
Plot: A retired safecracker refuses to work for a brutal gangster.
Cast: Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane, Amanda Redman, Cavan Kendall, Julianne White, Alvaro Monje, James Fox. Directed by Jonathan Glazer.
Categories:  Drama  Criminal Law  Organized Crime

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Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. B&W
Plot: A man is pursued by detectives who suspect him of being an evil strangler wanted in connection with the deaths of several rich East coast widows.
Cast: Joseph Cotten, Teresa Wright, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers, Hume Cronyn. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Criminal Law

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Shadowlands (1993)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  131 min. 
Plot: Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor.
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, Edward Hardwicke, John Wood. Directed by Richard Attenborough.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Romance

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Shadows and Fog (1992)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  85 min. B&W
Plot: With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer
Cast: Woody Allen, Kathy Bates, John Cusack, Mia Farrow, Jodie Foster, Fred Gwynne, Julie Kavner, Madonna, John Malkovich, Kenneth Mars, Kate Nelligan, Donald Pleasance, Lily Tomlin. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Mystery/Suspense  Justice

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Shaft (1971)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: Who's the black private dick that's a sex machine to all the chicks? Shaft!
Cast: Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Charles Cioffi, Christopher St. John, Gwenn Mitchell. Directed by Gordon Parks.
Categories:  Organized Crime  Criminal Law  Action

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Shaft (2000)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: A New York City police detective, nephew of the original 1970s detective, goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa L. Williams, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Busta Rhymes, Dan Hedaya. Directed by John Singleton.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Drama

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Shaggy D.A., The (1976)
Rated:  G  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: A successful lawyer running for District Attorney, suddenly finds himself being transformed into an English sheepdog.
Cast: Dean Jones, Tim Conway, Suzanne Pleshette, Keenan Wynn. Directed by Robert Stevenson.
Categories:  Comedy  Politics  Family

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Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays
Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Colin Firth, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench. Directed by John Madden.
Categories:  Entertainment  History  Romance

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Shallow Grave (1994)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.
Cast: Kerry Fox, Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor. Directed by Danny Boyle.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense

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Shame (1987)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  VHS  95 min. 
Plot: A lawyer traveling through the Australian Outback on holiday stops in a small Western town after her motorcycle breaks down.
Cast: Deborra-Lee Furness, Tony Barry, Simone Buchanan, Gillian Jones. Directed by Steve Jodrell.
Categories:  Drama  Sexuality  Criminal Law

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Shane (1953)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering conflict between the family and a wealthy cattleman forces him to act.
Cast: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin. Directed by George Stevens.
Categories:  Western  Drama

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Shattered (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A perfect family's dynamic is ruined by a kidnapper's brutally efficient plot.
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Maria Bello, Gerard Butler, Claudette Mink. Directed by Mike Barker.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Family

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Shattered Glass (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: The true story of a young journalist who fell from grace when it was found he had fabricated over half of his articles.
Cast: Hayden Christensen, Peter Sarsgaard, Chloe Sevigny. Directed by Billy Ray.
Categories:  Fraud  Ethics  Drama

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Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: Shaun tries to turn his life around, unfortunately, during a zombie apocalypse.
Cast: Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, Lucy Davis. Directed by Edgar Wright.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Employment

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Shawshank Redemption, The (1994)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  142 min. 
Plot: Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.
Cast: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown, Gil Bellows, Mark Rolston, James Whitmore. Directed by Frank Darabont.
Categories:  Drama  Fraud  Sentencing

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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A cavalry officer in his final week of service on the frontier vows to make his last mission one of peace.
Cast: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar, Ben Johnson, Harry Carey Jr. Directed by John Ford.
Categories:  Western  Romance

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She's Gotta Have It (1986)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: The story of a woman and her three lovers.
Cast: Tracy Camila Jones, Redmond Hicks, John Canada Terrell, Spike Lee, Raye Dowell. Directed by Spike Lee.
Categories:  Comedy  Biography

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Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: A battle of wits and brawn against a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.
Cast: Robert Downy Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marson. Directed by Guy Ritchie.
Categories:  Action  National Security  Criminal Law

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Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  129 min. 
Plot: Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty.
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris. Directed by Guy Ritchie.
Categories:  Action  Criminal Procedure

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Shine (1996)
Rated:  PG13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: The troubling life story of famous pianist David Helfgott.
Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Justin Braine, Sonia Todd, Chris Haywood, Alex Rafalowicz. Directed by Scott Hicks.
Categories:  Biography  Family  Mental Health

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Shining, The (1980)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  142 min. 
Plot: A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers, Danny Lloyd. Directed by Stanley Kubrick.
Categories:  Horror  Family

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Shiri (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: A phantom sniper is methodically assassinating key figures in a South Korean intelligence investigation.
Cast: Suk-kyu Han, Min-sik Choi, Yoon-jin Kim, Kang-ho Song, Derek Kim. Directed by Je-gyu Kang.
Categories:  Government  Action  Foreign

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Shoah (1985)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 8 hours, 23 min. 
Plot: Documents the Holocaust without archival footage, interviewing survivors, witnesses, and ex-Nazis.
Cast: Simon Srebnik, Michael Podchlebnik, Motke Zaidl, Hanna Zaidl, Jan Piwonski, Itzhak Dugin. Directed by Claude Lanzmann.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Racism

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Shoot 'em Up (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: A man delivers and saves a baby during a shootout and enters into a cat-and-mouse game with the thugs that killed the child's mother.
Cast: Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, Monica Bellucci. Directed by Michael Davis.
Categories:  Organized Crime  Children

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Shoot the Moon (1982)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: A fifteen year marraige dissolves, leaving both the husband and wife, and their four children, devastated. While they attempt to go their separate ways, jealousy and bitterness reconnect them.
Cast: Albert Finney, Diane Keaton, Karen Allen, Peter Weller. Directed by Alan Parker.
Categories:  Family  Drama

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Shop Around the Corner, The (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  99 min. B&W
Plot: Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.
Cast: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut. Directed by Ernst Lubitsch.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Media

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

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Short Cuts (1993)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 187 min. 
Plot: The everyday lives of a number of Los Angeles residents are the subject of this loosely-knitted collection of short stories.
Cast: Andie MacDowell, Bruce Davison, Jack Lemmon, Zane Cassidy, Julianne Moore, Matthew Modine. Directed by Robert Altman.
Categories:  Drama

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Short Term 12 (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A supervising staff member of a foster care facility navigates the troubled waters of that world alongside her co-worker and longtime boyfriend.
Cast: Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr., Kaitlyn Dever, Rami Malek. Directed by Destin Cretton.
Categories:  Drama  Children  Domestic Relations

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Shot in the Dark, A (1964)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: As murder follows murder and Maria is the obvious suspect; bumbling Inspector Clouseau drives his boss mad by seeing her as plainly innocent.
Cast: Peter Sellers, Elke Sommers, George Sanders, Herbert Lom. Directed by Blake Edwards.
Categories:  Drama  Criminal Procedure  Domestic Relations

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Shouting Fire (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  75 min. 
Plot: First Amendment attorney Martin Garbus is interviewed on the history and current state of free speech.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Liz Garbus.
Categories:  Documentary  Constitutional  History

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Shrek (2001)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  90 min. 
Plot: Tale of Shrek's daring quest to rescue feisty Princess Fiona, as well as the deed to his beloved swamp from scheming Lord Farquaad.
Cast: Voices of Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, John Lithgow, Mike Myers. Directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson.
Categories:  Animation  Property  Romance

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Shrek 2 (2004)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: The King hires Puss-in-Boots, a sword fighting cat and ogre slayer, to kill Shrek.
Cast: Voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews, Antonio Banderas, John Cleese. Directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson.
Categories:  Animation  Action  Comedy

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Shrek the Third (2007)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: Shrek sets out to bring back the rightful heir to the throne of Far Far Away, while Fiona ensures there will be a kingdom left to rule.
Cast: Voices of Julie Andrews, Antonio Banderas, John Cleese, Cameron Diaz, Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy. Directed by Chris Miller and Raman Hui.
Categories:  Animation  Action  Comedy

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Shutter Island (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  137 min. 
Plot: Two U.S. Marshals investigate a patient missing from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Michelle Williams, Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson, Max von Sydow. Directed by Martin Scorsese.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Health  Criminal Law

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Sicario (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  121 min. 
Plot: An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted the government to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.
Cast: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Victor Garber, Jon Bernthal. Directed by Denis Villenewe.
Categories:  Government  War  Drama

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Sicko (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  123 min. 
Plot: A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories.
Cast: Michael Moore. Directed by Michael Moore.
Categories:  Documentary  Health

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Side Effects (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A young woman's world unravels when a drug prescribed by her psychiatrist has unexpected side effects.
Cast: Rooney Mara, Jude Law, Channing Tatum, Catherine Zeta-Jones. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.
Categories:  Drama  Mental Health  Women

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Sideways (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: Two men reaching middle age with not much to show embark on a week-long road trip through California's wine country.
Cast: Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh. Directed by Alexander Payne.
Categories:  Drama  Action  Comedy

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Siege, The (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: The secret U.S. abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of attacks in New York that in turn lead to the declaration of martial law.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Annette Benning, Bruce Willis, Tony Shalhoub, Sami Bouajila, David Proval. Directed by Edward Zwick.
Categories:  Government  National Security  Discrimination

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Silence (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  161 min. 
Plot: In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.
Cast: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson. Directed by Martin Scorsese.
Categories:  Drama  History  Religion

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Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: An FBI cadet is assigned to interview an imprisoned, cannibalistic psychopath in the hopes of getting his help in capturing a crazed serial killer. Won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Cast: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine, Tracey Walter, Charles Napier, Roger Corman. Directed by Jonathan Demme.
Categories:  Horror  Law Enforcement

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Silent Movie (1976)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: A film director and his strange friends struggle to produce the first major silent feature film in forty years.
Cast: Mel Brooks, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise, Sid Caesar, Harold Gould, Ron Carey, Bernadette Peters. Directed by Mel Brooks.
Categories:  Comedy  Entertainment  Business

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Silkwood (1983)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  131 min. 
Plot: An Oklahoman nuclear-plant worker was murdered, possibly to prevent her blowing the whistle on dangerous practices at the plant to a New York Times reporter.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher, Craig T. Nelson, Fred Ward, Sudie Bond. Directed by Mike Nichols.
Categories:  Biography  Employment

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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: A man who has lost everything creates his own silver linings from the bonds he forms with his family and friends.
Cast: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver. Directed by David O. Russell.
Categories:  Drama  Mental Health  Family

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Silver Streak (1976)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: After a mysterious murder, an unwitting witness gets thrown off (and off, again) a cross-country train.
Cast: Gene Wilder, Jill Clayburgh, Richard Pryor, Ned Beatty, Clifton James, Patrick McGoohan. Directed by Arthur Hillier.
Categories:  Comedy  Criminal Law  Romance

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Silverado (1985)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  132 min. 
Plot: Four unwitting heroes unite to overthrow a corrupt sheriff and his posse in the sleepy town of Silverado.
Cast: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Rosanna Arquette, John Cleese, Kevin Costner, Brian Dennehy, Danny Glover, Jeff Goldblum, Linda Hunt. Directed by Lawrence Kasdan.
Categories:  Western  Discrimination  Law Enforcement

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Simon and Garfunkel: The Concert In Central Park (1982)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: Live reunion of pop duo.
Cast: Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, David Brown, Pete Carr. Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg.
Categories:  Musical

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Simple Justice (1993)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  40 min. 
Plot: Recounts the remarkable legal strategy and social struggle that resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
Cast: . Directed by Helaine Head.
Categories:  Documentary  Education  Supreme Court

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Simple Plan, A (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  121 min. 
Plot: When three men find $4.4 million inside a crashed plane in a nature preserve, they quickly come up with a plan to keep the money safe until the plane has been found by others and the dust has settled.
Cast: Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton. Directed by Sam Raimi.
Categories:  Ethics  Drama

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

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Sin Nombre (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A teenage Honduran girl forms an unlikely friendship with a Mexican gang member. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Cast: Paulina Gaitan, Edgar Flores, Kristyan Ferrer, Tenoch Huerta Mejía. Directed by Cary Fukunaga.
Categories:  Foreign  Family  Organized Crime

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Sing Street (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Cast: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Aiden Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy. Directed by John Carney.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Musical

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Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 103 min. 
Plot: A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.
Cast: Gene Kelly, Donlad O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse. Directed by Gene Kelly & Stanley Donen.
Categories:  Entertainment  Musical  Comedy

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Singing Detective, The (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: From his hospital bed, an ailing pulp fiction author with a vivid imagination has hallucinations of gumshoes and hired guns.
Cast: Robert Downey, Jr., Robin Wright Penn, Mel Gibson, Jeremy Northam, Katie Holmes, Adrien Brody. Directed by Keith Gordon.
Categories:  Musical  Comedy  Mystery/Suspense

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Single Man, A (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: An English professor finds it difficult to cope after losing his partner.
Cast: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Nicholas Hoult, Matthew Goode. Directed by Tom Ford.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Mental Health

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Singles (1992)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A group of twenty-something friends, search for love and success in grunge-era Seattle.
Cast: Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott, Kyra Sedgwick, Sheila Kelley, Jim true, Bill Pullman, Matt Dillon. Directed by Cameron Crowe.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Transportation

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Sister Wives (2011)
Rated:  NC-17  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  189 min. 
Plot: Sister Wives reveals a side of polygamy that has never been seen before.
Cast: Kody Brown, Meri Brown, Jannelle Brown, Christine Brown, Robyn Brown. Directed by .
Categories:  Marital Relations  Family  Ethics

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Sister Wives 2 (2011)
Rated:  NC-17  Stars: **
Format:  DVD  195 min. 
Plot: Sister Wives reveals a side of polygamy that has never been seen before.
Cast: Kody Brown, Meri Brown, Jannelle Brown, Christine Brown, Robyn Brown. Directed by .
Categories:  Family  Marital Relations  Ethics

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Situation, The (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A love triangle between a CIA operative, an American journalist, and an Iraqi photographer plays out against the backdrop of the war in Iraq.
Cast: Connie Nielson, damian Lewis, Mido Hamada. Directed by Philip Haas.
Categories:  International  Politics  War

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Six Feet Under: The Complete Fifth Season (2005)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 12 hours, 15 min. 
Plot: An ongoing saga of the complicated lives and relationships of the Fisher family, owners and operators of an independent funeral home.
Cast: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy. Directed by Alan Ball.
Categories:  Television  Drama  Family

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Six Feet Under: The Complete First Season (2001)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 12 hours, 58 min. 
Plot: An ongoing saga of the complicated lives and relationships of the Fisher family, owners and operators of an independent funeral home
Cast: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy. Directed by Alan Ball.
Categories:  Television  Drama  Family

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Six Feet Under: the Complete Fourth Season (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 11 hours, 58 min. 
Plot: An ongoing saga of the complicated lives and relationships of the Fisher family, owners and operators of an independent funeral home.
Cast: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy. Directed by Alan Ball.
Categories:  Television  Drama  Family

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Six Feet Under: The Complete Second Season (2002)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 12 hours, 58 min. 
Plot: An ongoing saga of the complicated lives and relationships of the Fisher family, owners and operators of an independent funeral home
Cast: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy. Directed by Alan Ball.
Categories:  Television  Drama  Family

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Six Feet Under: The Complete Third Season (2003)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 12 hours, 58 min. 
Plot: An ongoing saga of the complicated lives and relationships of the Fisher family, owners and operators of an independent funeral home
Cast: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy. Directed by Alan Ball.
Categories:  Television  Drama  Family

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Sixteen Candles (1984)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A hilarious journey into young womanhood.
Cast: Molly Ringwold, Justin Henry, John Cusak, Blanche Baker. Directed by John Hughes.
Categories:  Comedy  Family  Juvenile

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Skeleton Twins, The (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: Having both coincidentally cheated death on the same day, estranged twins reunite with the possibility of mending their relationship.
Cast: Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Luke Wilson, Ty Burrell, Boyd Holbrook. Directed by Craig Johnson.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Comedy

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Skin I Live In, The (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  117 min. 
Plot: A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig is a woman who holds the key to his obsession. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Cast: Elena Anaya, Jan Cornet, Marisa Paredes, Antonio Banderas, Roberto Alamo. Directed by Pedro Almodovar.
Categories:  Foreign  Medical  Ethics

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Skyfall (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  143 min. 
Plot: MI6 is under attack, and only James Bond can track down and destroy the threat.
Cast: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, Albert Finney, Judi Dench. Directed by Sam Medes.
Categories:  Action  National Security  Computer

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Slacker Uprising (2007)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: Michael Moore's 60-city tour of college campuses and other venues to showcase what the filmmaker calls "the birth of a new political generation."
Cast: Michael Moore. Directed by Michael Moore.
Categories:  Documentary  Politics

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SLC Punk (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A punk rocker in Salt Lake City must make a decision between his current lifestyle and going to law school.
Cast: Matthew Lillard, Michael Goorjian, Annabeth Gish, Jennifer Lien, Christopher McDonald. Directed by James Merendino.
Categories:  Education  Drama

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

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Sleepers (1996)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  147 min. 
Plot: Ten years after being abused by authorities, four men have a chance for revenge.
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Patric, Brad Pitt. Directed by Barry Levinson.
Categories:  Juvenile  Sentencing

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Sleepless In Seattle (1993)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A recently-widowed man's son calls a radio talk show in an attempt to find his father a partner.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger, Rosie O'Donnell, Bill Pullman, Rob Reiner. Directed by Nora Ephron.
Categories:  Romance  Children  Media

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Sleuth (1972)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  138 min. 
Plot: A man who loves games and theater invites his wife's lover to meet him, setting up a battle of wits with potentially deadly results.
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Marital Relations

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Slight Case of Murder, A (1938)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  85 min. B&W
Plot: A bootlegger goes legit with the end of Prohibition, brewing bad-tasting beer that no one will buy.
Cast: Edward C. Robinson, Jane Bryan, Allen Jenkins, Ruth Donnelly, Willard Parker. Directed by Llyod Bacon.
Categories:  Organized Crime  Comedy

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Sling Blade (1996)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 148 min. 
Plot: A simple man, hospitalized for 25 years after committing a horrific crime, finally returns home.
Cast: Billy Bob Thorton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter, Lucas Black, Natalie Canerday, Robert Duvall. Directed by Billy Bob Thorton.
Categories:  Drama  Sentencing  Mental Health

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Slow Burn (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: The deputy of a big-city district attorney confesses to killing a man in what she claims was self-defense.
Cast: Ray Liotta, L.L. Cool J, Mekhi Phifer, Bruce McGill, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Guy Torry, Taye Diggs, Jolene Blalock. Directed by Wayne Beach.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Law Enforcement  Drama

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Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  2008 min. 
Plot: A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, becomes a contestant on the Indian version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?"
Cast: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan. Directed by Danny Boyle.
Categories:  Drama  International  Entertainment

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Small Time Crooks (2000)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Cast: Woody Allen, Tony Darrow, Hugh Grant, George Grizzard,Tracy Ullman. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Banking  Criminal Law

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Smart People (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A recently widowed literature professor is beset by the prospect of new love, and a visit from his n'er-do-well adopted brother.
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker, Thomas Haden Church, Ellen Page, Ashton Holmes. Directed by Noam Murro.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Family

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Smokin' Aces (2006)
Rated:  R  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A Las Vegas magician finds himself the target of professional hit men after he snitches on the Mob.
Cast: Ben Affleck, Andy Garcia, Alicia Keys, Ray Liotta, Jeremy Piven, Ryan Reynolds. Directed by Joe Carnahan.
Categories:  Organized Crime  Evidence  Law Enforcement

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Snake Eyes (1998)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: A shady police detective finds himself investigating the conspiracy and murder of the Secretary of Defense at an important boxing match in an Atlantic City casino.
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, John Heard, Carla Gugino, Stan Shaw. Directed by Brian De Palma.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Ethics  Drama

Law movies
Snake Pit (1948)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  108 min. B&W
Plot: Following an emotional collapse a woman is placed in a mental institution by her husband.
Cast: Olivia De Havilland, Celeste Holm, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn. Directed by Anatole Partos.
Categories:  Drama  Marital Relations  Mental Health

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Snapper, The (1993)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: One little secret causes a big commotion in a boisterous Irish family.
Cast: Colm Meaney, Tina Kellegher, Ruth McCabe. Directed by Stephen Frears.
Categories:  Comedy  Family

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Snatch (2000)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: An American jewel thief takes a detour through London and sets off a series of events centered around the large diamond that he stole.
Cast: Benicio Del Toro, Dennis Farina, Vinnie Jones, Brad Pitt, Rade Sherbedgia, Jason Statham. Directed by Guy Ritchie.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Organized Crime  International

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Sneakers (1992)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: A raggedy group of corporate security experts get in over their heads when they accept an assignment poaching some hot hardware for the National Security Agency.
Cast: Robert Redford, Sidney Poitier, Dan Ackroyd, David Strathairn, Mary McDonnell, River Phoenix. Directed by Phil Alden Robinson.
Categories:  National Security  Government  Law Enforcement

Law movies
Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  127 min. 
Plot: A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy.
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Youki Koduh, Reeve Carney. Directed by Scott Hicks.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Romance  Discrimination

Law movies
Snow White (1937)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 84 min. 
Plot: Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs; the queen feeds her a poison apple, but Prince Charming awakens her with a kiss.
Cast: Voices of Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne, Moroni Olsen. Directed by William Cottrell.
Categories:  Animation  Women  Family

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

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Snowtown Murders, The (2011)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A teen falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.
Cast: Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harris. Directed by Justin Kurzel.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Mental Health

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Social Network, The (2010)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 120 min. 
Plot: A chronicle of the founding of Facebook, the social-networking Web site.
Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Armie Hammer, Max Minghella, Justin Timberlake. Directed by David Fincher.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  History

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Soldier's Story, A (1984)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A lawyer from Washington, D.C. is sent to investigate the murder of a sergeant at a Louisiana Army base.
Cast: Howard Rollins, Jr., Adolph Ceasar. Directed by Norman Jewison.
Categories:  Military  Drama

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Soloist, The (2009)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A journalist befriends a homeless, Julliard-trained musician.
Cast: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander. Directed by Joe Wright.
Categories:  Media  Mental Health  Drama

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Some Kind Of Wonderful (1987)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A high school tomboy has a crush on her best friend, and is distraught when he falls for a rich snob.
Cast: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Craig Sheffer, Lea Thompson. Directed by Howard Deutch.
Categories:  Drama  Juvenile  Romance

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Some Like it Hot (1959)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 122 min. 
Plot: When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women.
Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon. Directed by Billy Wilder.
Categories:  Organized Crime  Entertainment  Adminstrative

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Some Mother's Son (1996)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison.
Cast: Aidan Gillen, Fionnula Flanagan, Helen Mirren. Directed by Terry George.
Categories:  Biography  History  Human Rights

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Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A young man discovers boxing as a way of earning quick money, and is discovered as a new talent in the ring.
Cast: Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane, Eileen Heckart, sal Mineo. Directed by Robert Wise.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Sports

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Something the Lord Made (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: Two men defied the rules in 1940s Baltimore and started a medical revolution that saved the lives of thousands of infants.
Cast: Alan Rickman, Mos Def, Kyra Sedgewick, Gabrielle Union, Charles Dutton, Mary Staurt Masterson. Directed by Joseph Sargent.
Categories:  Medical  Racism  Discrimination

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Something Wild (1986)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A respectable Wall Street tax consultant embarks on a crazy, erotic, wild, but ultimately dangerous, weekend.
Cast: Jeff Daniels, Melanie Griffith, Ray Liotta. Directed by Jonathan Demme.
Categories:  Comedy  Sexuality  Domestic Relations

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Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: A swinger on the cusp of being a senior citizen with a taste for young women falls in love with an accomplished woman closer to his age.
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Frances McDormand, Amanda Peet. Directed by Nancy Meyers.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Romance

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Sometimes a Great Notion (1970)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: A family of fiercely-independent Oregon loggers struggle to keep the family business alive amidst changing times.
Cast: Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick, Michael Sarrazin. Directed by Paul Newman.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Employment

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Somewhere Between (2011)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: Four Chinese-American teens reveal a heartbreaking sense of self-awareness as they attempt to answer the uniquely human question, 'Who am I?'
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Linda Goldstein Knowlton.
Categories:  Documentary  Family

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Somewhere in Time (1980)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A playwright falls in love with an actress from before his time.
Cast: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer. Directed by Jeannot Szwarc.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Romance

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Sommersby (1993)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: A man changed by the Civil War returns home, but his widow suspects he may not be the same man who left.
Cast: Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman, James Earl Jones. Directed by Jon Amiel.
Categories:  War  Fraud  Romance

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Son of Saul (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:    107 min. 
Plot: In Auschwitz concentration camp, a prisoner attempts to save the body of a boy he takes for his son from the flames. In Yiddish and German, with English subtitles.
Cast: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont, Jerzy Walczak. Directed by László Nemes.
Categories:  Foreign  War  Human Rights

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Songs My Brothers Taught Me (2015)
Rated:    Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: Centered around the modern day life of a native man and his life on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
Cast: Irene Bedard, Dakota Brown, Cat Clifford. Directed by Chloe Zhao.
Categories:  Drama  Family

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Sophie's Choice (1982)
Rated:  R  Stars: *** 1/2
Format:  DVD  150 min. 
Plot: A Polish-Catholic concentration camp survivor embroiled in a lovers' drama in post WWII Brooklyn.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol. Directed by Alan J. Pakula.
Categories:  Human Rights  War  Immigration

Law movies
Sopranos, The: The Complete Fourth Season (2002)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 13 hours, 20 min. 
Plot: The continuing saga of a New Jersey mob boss juggling the pressures of his personal and professional lives.
Cast: James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Michael Imperioli, Christopher Moltisanti, Lorraine Bracco, Tony Sirico, Robert Iler, Steve Van Zandt, Joe Pantoliano. Directed by Allen Coulter, Tim Van Patten.
Categories:  Television  Organized Crime  Drama

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Sopranos, The: The Complete Fifth Season (2003)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 12 hours, 58 min. 
Plot: The continuing saga of a New Jersey mob boss juggling the pressures of his personal and professional lives.
Cast: ames Gandolfini, Edie Falco, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Michael Imperioli, Christopher Moltisanti, Lorraine Bracco, Tony Sirico, Robert Iler, Steve Van Zandt, Joe Pantoliano. Directed by Allen Coulter, Tim Van Patten.
Categories:  Television  Organized Crime  Drama

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Sopranos, The: The Complete First Season (1999)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 11 hours, 20 min. 
Plot: The continuing saga of a New Jersey mob boss juggling the pressures of his personal & professional lives.
Cast: James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Michael Imperioli, Christopher Moltisanti, Lorraine Bracco, Tony Sirico, Robert Iler, Steve Van Zandt, Joe Pantoliano. Directed by Allen Coulter, Tim Van Patten.
Categories:  Television  Organized Crime  Drama

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Sopranos, The: The Complete Second Season (2000)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 11 hours, 36 min. 
Plot: The continuing saga of a New Jersey mob boss juggling the pressures of his personal and professional lives.
Cast: James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Michael Imperioli, Christopher Moltisanti, Lorraine Bracco, Tony Sirico, Robert Iler, Steve Van Zandt, Joe Pantoliano. Directed by Allen Coulter, Tim Van Patten.
Categories:  Television  Organized Crime  Drama

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Sopranos, The: The Complete Sixth Season (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (10 disc set) 19 hours, 30 min. 
Plot: The continuing saga of a New Jersey mob boss juggling the pressures of his personal and professional lives. Includes Bonus Material.
Cast: James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Michael Imperioli, Christopher Moltisanti, Lorraine Bracco, Tony Sirico, Robert Iler, Steve Van Zandt, Joe Pantoliano. Directed by Allen Coulter, Tim Van Patten.
Categories:  Television  Organized Crime  Drama

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Sopranos, The: The Complete Third Season (2001)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 12 hours, 58 min. 
Plot: The continuing saga of a New Jersey mob boss juggling the pressures of his personal and professional lives.
Cast: James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Michael Imperioli, Christopher Moltisanti, Lorraine Bracco, Tony Sirico, Robert Iler, Steve Van Zandt, Joe Pantoliano. Directed by Allen Coulter, Tim Van Patten.
Categories:  Television  Organized Crime  Drama

Law movies
Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  88 min. B&W
Plot: An invalid woman overhears a telephone conversation about what she thinks is a plot to murder her.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards, Wendell Corey. Directed by Anatole Litvak.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense  Domestic Relations

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Sound and Fury (2000)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  79 min. 
Plot: A heart-rending tale of an extended family with deaf and hearing members across three generations.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Josh Aronson.
Categories:  Documentary  Disability  Family

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Sound City (2013)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A documentary on the fabled recording studio that was located in Van Nuys, California.
Cast: Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, Tom Petty, Neil Young, John Fogerty, Paul McCartney. Directed by David Grohl.
Categories:  Documentary  Musical  History

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Sound of Music, The (1965)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 174 min. 
Plot: A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to a Naval officer widower.
Cast: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Robert Haydn. Directed by Robert Wise.
Categories:  Musical  Biography  Drama

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Sound of Noise (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A tone-deaf cop works to track down a band of renegade percussionists.
Cast: Bengt Nilsson, Sanna Persson. Directed by Ola Simonsson.
Categories:  Drama  Musical  Criminal Law

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Sounder (1972)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A loving and strong family of sharecroppers in Louisiana in 1933 face a serious family crisis when the father is convicted of a petty crime and sent to a prison camp.
Cast: Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks. Directed by Martin Ritt.
Categories:  Family  Juvenile

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South Pacific (1958)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 157 min. 
Plot: On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman.
Cast: Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr. Directed by Joshua Logan.
Categories:  Musical  War  Romance

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South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  81 min. 
Plot: When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring a Canadian comedy pair, they are pronounced corrupted, and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mary Kay Bergman. Directed by Trey Parker.
Categories:  Censorship  Free Speech  Comedy

Law movies
South Park: The Complete Eighth Season (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 308 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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South Park: The Complete Eleventh Season (2007)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 5 hrs. 8 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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South Park: The Complete Fifteenth Season (2011)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 5 hours, 8 min. 
Plot: The ongoing misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Children  Censorship

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South Park: The Complete Fifth Season (2001)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 315 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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South Park: The Complete First Season (1997)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 310 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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South Park: The Complete Fourteenth Season (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 5 hours, 8 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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South Park: The Complete Fourth Season (2000)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 380 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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South Park: The Complete Ninth Season (2005)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 308 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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South Park: The Complete Second Season (1998)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 404 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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South Park: The Complete Seventh Season (2003)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 330 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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South Park: The Complete Sixth Season (2002)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 374 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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South Park: The Complete Tenth Season (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 308 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Park, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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South Park: The Complete Third Season (1999)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc Set) 374 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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South Park: The Complete Thirteenth Season (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3disc set) 5 hrs. 8 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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South Park: The Complete Twelfth Season (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 5 hrs. 8 min. 
Plot: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Cast: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall. Directed by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Children

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Southern Comfort (2001)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: The story of a wise cracking cowboy in small-town Georgia who transitioned into living as a man after the birth of two sons.
Cast: Robert Eads, Lola Cola, Maxwell Scott Anderson, Cas Piotrowski, Corissa Anderson, Stephanie Piotrowski. Directed by Kate Davis.
Categories:  Gender  Family  Biography

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Southside with You (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  84 min. 
Plot: Chronicles the afternoon when the future President Barack Obama wooed his future First Lady Michelle Obama on a first date.
Cast: Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers, Vanessa Bell Calloway. Directed by Richard Tanne.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Romance

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

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Spa Night (2016)
Rated:  NR  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A closeted Korean-American teenager takes a job at a Korean spa to help his struggling family, only to discover an underground world of gay sex at the spa that both scares and excites him. In Korean and English, with English subtitles.
Cast: Joe Seo, Haerry Kim, You Ho Cho. Directed by Andrew Ahn.
Categories:  Foreign  Drama  Sexuality

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

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Spanish Prisoner, The (1997)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: An employee designs a lucrative secret process for his company, but is tempted to sell it when he isn't compensated for his efforts.
Cast: Ben Gazzara, Felicity Huffman, Ricky Jay, Steve Martin. Directed by David Mamet.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Corporations

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Spartacus (1960)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  196 min. 
Plot: The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman empire.
Cast: Kirk Douglas, Jean Simmons, Laurence Olivier. Directed by Stanley Kubrick.
Categories:  Action  Biography

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Spartan (2004)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A lone wolf secret agent, is assigned the task of rescuing the kidnapped daughter of a high ranking government figure, only to discover along the way a larger, more sinister plot.
Cast: Val Kilmer, Derek Luke, William H. Macy, Ed O'Neill. Directed by David Mamet.
Categories:  Government  International  Human Rights

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Spectacular Now, The (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Cast: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Dayo Okeniyi. Directed by James Ponsoldt.
Categories:  Drama  Romance  Juvenile

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Spectre (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  148 min. 
Plot: Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organization known as SPECTRE.
Cast: Daniel Craig, Christopher Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci, Ralph Fiennes. Directed by Sam Mendes.
Categories:  Action  International  Criminal Law

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Speed (1994)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 115 min. 
Plot: A young cop must save the passengers of a bus that has a bomb set to explode if the bus slows down.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock, Joe Morton, Jeff Daniels. Directed by Jan DeBont.
Categories:  Action  Law Enforcement

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Spellbound (1945)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. B&W
Plot: A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory.
Cast: Gregory Peck, Ingrid Bergman, Leo G. Carroll, Michael Chekhov. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense  Mental Health

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Spellbound (2002)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: Follows the lives of eight young Americans who share one goal: winning the National Spelling Bee.
Cast: Harry Altman, Angela Arenivar, Ted Brigham, April DeGideo, Neil Kadakia, Nupur Lala, Emily Stagg, Ashley White. Directed by Jeffrey Blitz.
Categories:  Documentary  Family  Juvenile

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

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

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

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Spies of Mississippi (2014)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  53 min. 
Plot: Story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation.
Cast: Bob Moses, Governor William Winter, Lawrence Guyot, Jerry Mitchell. Directed by Dawn Porter.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Civil Rights

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Spinning Plates (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: The story of three extraordinary restaurants and the incredible people who make them what they are.
Cast: Grant Achatz, Thomas Keller. Directed by Joseph Levy.
Categories:  Documentary  Business  Family

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Spiral Staircase, The (1946)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  84 min. B&W
Plot: A serial killer is targeting disabled young women in a small town, and the mute servant in the Warren mansion fears that she is next.
Cast: Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore, Kent Smith, Rhinda Fleming, Gordon Oliver, Else Lanchester. Directed by Robert Spiodmak.
Categories:  Disability  Horror  Women

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Spirit of St. Louis, The (1957)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  135 min. 
Plot: Biography of Charles Lindbergh from aviation's infancy to his flight from New York to Paris in 1927.
Cast: James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith, Bartlett Robinson, Marc Connelly, Arthur Space, Charles Watts. Directed by Billy Wilder.
Categories:  Drama  Biography  Aviation

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

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

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

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Split (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.
Cast: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
Categories:  Horror  Mental Health  Mystery/Suspense

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Spotlight (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  128 min. 
Plot: Story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese.
Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery. Directed by Tom McCarthy.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  History

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Spring Breakers (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: Four college girls land in jail after robbing a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation.
Cast: James Franco, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Rachel Korine, Ashley Benson. Directed by Harmony Korine.
Categories:  Drama  Criminal Law  Women

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Spy Game (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: A CIA operative is on the brink of retirement when he finds out that his protege has been arrested in China for espionage.
Cast: Robert Redford, Brad Pitt, Catherine McCormack, Stephen Dillane. Directed by Tony Scott.
Categories:  National Security  Mystery/Suspense  Government

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Spy Who Came In From The Cold, The (1965)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 112 min. 
Plot: A British agent refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
Cast: Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner. Directed by Martin Ritt.
Categories:  Drama  Government  War

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Square, The (2013)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience.
Cast: Participants portray themselves.. Directed by Jehane Noujaim.
Categories:  Documentary  Drama  History

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Squid and the Whale, The (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  81 min. 
Plot: The true childhood experiences of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.
Cast: Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg, Owen Kline, William Baldwin, Halley Feiffer, Anna Paquin. Directed by Noah Baumbach.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Family

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St. Elmo's Fire (1985)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: A Group of friends, just out of college, struggle with adulthood.
Cast: Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Mare Winningham. Directed by Joel Schumacher.
Categories:  Drama  Romance

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St. Valentine's Day Massacre, The (1967)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: The history of the Feb. 14, 1929 organized crime incident between Al Capone and Bugs Moran.
Cast: Jason Robards, Geoge Segal, Ralph Meeker, Jean Hale. Directed by Roger Corman.
Categories:  Drama  History  Organized Crime

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St. Vincent (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend in the bawdy war veteran who lives next door.
Cast: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Chris O'Dowd. Directed by Theodore Melfi.
Categories:  Drama  Comedy  Domestic Relations

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Stagecoach (1939)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  97 min. B&W
Plot: Nine disparate travelers are thrust together on a stagecoach destined for Apache territory.
Cast: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, Andy Devine, John Carradine, Thomas Mitchell, Louise Platt, George Bancroft, Donald Meek, Berto Churchill, Tim Holt. Directed by John Ford.
Categories:  Western  Transportation

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Staircase, The (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 5 hours, 59 min. 
Plot: Was the death of Kathleen Peterson accidental or was she murdered by her husband, author Michael Peterson?
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade.
Categories:  Documentary  Biography  Mystery/Suspense

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Stakeout (1987)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: Two cops are given the 'dirty' job of staking out the home of an escaped convict's ex-girlfriend.
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Aidan Quinn. Directed by John Badham.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Comedy  Romance

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Stalag 17 (1953)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. B&W
Plot: Set in a German POW Camp for enlisted American airmen, a spy is discovered to be living in one of the prison barracks after an escape attempt fails resulting in the deaths of two inmates.
Cast: William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger. Directed by Billy Wilder.
Categories:  War  Drama  Human Rights

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Stand and Deliver (1988)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: Story of Jaime Escalante, a math teacher at East Los Angeles' Garfield High School, who inspires his Hispanic inner-city students to become math whizzes.
Cast: Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips, Rosana De Soto, Andy Garcia, Estelle Harris. Directed by Ramon Menendez.
Categories:  Drama  Education  Discrimination

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Standard Operating Procedure (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: Examines the incidents of abuse and torture of suspected terrorists at the hands of U.S. forces at the Abu Ghraib prison.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Errol Morris.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Military

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Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2002)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD ( 2 disc set) 116 min. 
Plot: The story of the Funk Brothers, the group of musicians that played on every single hit Motown record from the label's beginnings to 1972.
Cast: Various artists.. Directed by Paul Justman.
Categories:  Documentary  Musical

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Stanford Prison Experiment, The (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: Twenty-four male students were selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison.
Cast: Olivia Thirlby, Ezra Miller, Billy Crudup. Directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez.
Categories:  Drama  Mental Health

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Star Chamber (1983)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: Disgusted with criminals escaping the judicial system via technicalities, an idealistic young judge joins a secret organization of judges that hires a hitman to kill other criminals who have similarly gotten off the hook.
Cast: Michael Douglas, Hal Holbrook, Yapher Kotto, Sharon Gless. Directed by Peter Hyams.
Categories:  Action  Drama  Death Penalty

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Star is Born, A (1976)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  140 min. 
Plot: A has-been rock star falls in love with a young, up-and-coming songstress.
Cast: Barbara Streisand, Kris Kristofferson. Directed by Frank Pierson.
Categories:  Entertainment  Musical  Romance

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

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

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: The Enterprise crew must stop an old nemesis from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon.
Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan. Directed by Nicholas Meyer.
Categories:  Action  Drama  Ethics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Stardust Memories (1980)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  89 min. B&W
Plot: While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
Cast: Woody Allen, Charlotte Rampling, Jessica Harper, Marie-Christine Barrault, Tony Roberts, Daniel Stern. Directed by Woody Allen.
Categories:  Comedy  Entertainment  Mental Health

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Starsky and Hutch (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino with the help of their snitch.
Cast: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Juliette Lewis, Snoop Dogg. Directed by Todd Phillips.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Comedy

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Starter for 10 (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A working-class student tries to make the team for the television show "University Challenge."
Cast: James McAvoy, Alice Eve, Rebecca Hall, Charles Dance, Lindsay Duncan.. Directed by Tom Vaughan.
Categories:  Romance  Comedy  Education

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Starting Out in the Evening (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: An ambitious graduate student convinces a writer that her thesis can resurrect his career.
Cast: Frank Langella, Lili Taylor, Lauren Ambrose, Adrian Lester. Directed by Andrew Wagner.
Categories:  Drama  Education

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Startup.com (2001)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: Traces the birth and failure of new media company govWorks.com.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Chris Hegedus and Jehane Noujaine.
Categories:  Documentary  Business  Government

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State of Play (2009)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: A team of investigative reporters work alongside a police detective to try to solve the murder of a congressman's mistress.
Cast: Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright Penn, Jason Bateman, Jeff Daniels, Helen Mirren . Directed by Kevin MacDonald.
Categories:  Politics  Law Enforcement  Mystery/Suspense

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Statement, The (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A judge and colonel reopen the 60-year-old case of a Nazi collaborator accused of murder.
Cast: Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton, Jeremy Northam, Alan Bates, William Hutt, John Neville, Charlotte Rampling. Directed by Norman Jewison.
Categories:  War  Criminal Law  Mystery/Suspense

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Station Agent, The (2003)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  89 min. 
Plot: A loner inherits a train station and becomes entangled with an artist and a hot dog vendor.
Cast: Peter Dinklage, Paul Benjamin, Jase Blankfort, Paula Garces, Patricia Clarkson. Directed by Thomas McCarthy.
Categories:  Drama  Wills  Property

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

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Stepford Wives, The (1975)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A family new to the quaint little town of Stepford, Connecticut soon discovers there lies a sinister truth in the all too perfect behavior of the female residents.
Cast: Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson, Nanette Newman, Tina Louise. Directed by Bryan Forbes.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Gender

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

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Steve Jobs (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  122 min. 
Plot: Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter.
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlbarg, Katherine Waterston. Directed by Danny Boyle.
Categories:  Banking  Drama  Business

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Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble (1991)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  63 min. 
Plot: Live performance of a small set list in a nightclub.
Cast: Stevie Ray Vaughan, Chris Layton, Tommy Shannon,. Directed by Dennis Saunders.
Categories:  Musical

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Still Alice (2014)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease.
Cast: Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth. Directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland.
Categories:  Drama  Health  Family

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Still Mine (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home.
Cast: James Cromwell, Ronan Rees, Genevieve Bujold. Directed by Michael McGowan.
Categories:  Drama  Mental Health  Property

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Sting, The (1973)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  129 min. 
Plot: When a mutual friend is killed by a mob boss, two con men seek revenge by pulling off "the big con" on this crime lord.
Cast: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning, Ray Walston, Eileen Brennan. Directed by George Roy Hill.
Categories:  Drama  Organized Crime

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Stir Crazy (1980)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: Framed for a bank robbery, two innocent greenhorns have a difficult time adjusting to life in a Western prison.
Cast: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, George Stanford Brown, JoBeth Williams. Directed by Sidney Poitier.
Categories:  Comedy  Sentencing  Evidence

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Stoker (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: A young girl comes to suspect her mysterious, charming Uncle has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode, Nicole Kidman, Dermot Mulroney, Jacki Weaver. Directed by Chan-wook Park.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Women  Family

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Stoning of Soraya M., The (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: An arranged marriage comes to a tragic ending in Iran, in 1986.
Cast: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Mozhan Marno, Navid Negahban, David Diaan. Directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh.
Categories:  Documentary  Drama  Human Rights

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Stop Making Sense (1984)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: Concert film of rock group The Talking Heads.
Cast: Bernie Worell, Alex Weir, Steven Scales, Lyna Mabry, Ednah Holt. Directed by Jonathan Demme.
Categories:  Musical

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Stop the Pounding Heart (2013)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: A young girl being home-schooled on a goat farm finds her devout values challenged after she meets an amateur bull rider.
Cast: Sara Carlson, Colby Trichell, Tim Carlson. Directed by Roberto Minervini.
Categories:  Documentary  Drama  Religion

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Stories We Tell (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A film that excavates layers of myth and memory to find the elusive truth at the core of a family of storytellers.
Cast: John Buchan, Tom Butler, Pixie Bigelow, Deirdre Bowen. Directed by Sarah Polley.
Categories:  Documentary  Family  Communications

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Story of Qiu Ju, The (1992)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: In this comedy of justice, a pregnant peasant woman seeks redress from the Chinese bureaucracy after the village chief physically insults her husband. In Chinese, with English subtitles.
Cast: Li Gong, Peiqi Liu, Liuchun Yang, Quesheng Lei, Zhijun Ge. Directed by Yimou Zhang.
Categories:  Jurisprudence  Foreign  Comedy

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Storyville (1992)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: Blackmailed, a young candidate for the Senate investigates family secrets surrounding his father's political career.
Cast: James Spader, Joanne Whalley-Kilmer, Jason Robards, Piper Laurie, Charlotte Lewis. Directed by Mark Frost.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense  Criminal Law

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Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  147 min. 
Plot: The group NWA emerges in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with music and tales about life in the hood.
Cast: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Paul Giamatti, Neil Brown Jr., Aldis Hodge. Directed by F. Gary Gray.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  History

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Straight Time (1978)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: A longtime criminal parolee suffers indignity and harassment from a sadistic parole officer who undermines his determination to go straight.
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Harry Dean Stanton, Gary Busey, Theresa Russell, M. Emmet Walsh. Directed by Ulu Grosbard.
Categories:  Civil Rights  Drama  Law Enforcement

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Strange Fruit (2002)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  57 min. 
Plot: Fashions a fascinating discovery of the lost story behind a true American classic poem entitled "Strange Fruit".
Cast: Narratorated by Dorothy Thigpen . Directed by Joel Katz.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Civil Rights

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Strange Fruit (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A successful New York lawyer returns to rural Louisiana to investigate the lynching death of his childhood friend.
Cast: Kent Faulcon, Berlinda Tolbert, David Raibon, Robn Bottitta, Christopher May, Leon Morenzie, Sam Jones. Directed by Kyle Schickner.
Categories:  Drama  Discrimination  Gender

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Strange Love of Martha Ivers, The (1946)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  116 min. B&W
Plot: A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., her childhood companion who is the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier.
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas,. Directed by Lewis Milestone.
Categories:  Drama  Domestic Relations  Mystery/Suspense

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

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Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 89 min. B&W
Plot: A self-styled New York hipster is paid a surprise, and unwelcome, visit by his pretty sixteen-year-old Hungarian cousin.
Cast: John Lurie, Estzer Balint, Richard Edson. Directed by Jim Jarmusch.
Categories:  Immigration  Comedy

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Strangers and Brothers (1984)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 715 min. 
Plot: As WWII looms in Europe, an ambitious young English lawyer embarks on his tempestuous career-and even stormier romantic life.
Cast: Shaughan Seymour, Sheila Ruskin, Nigel Havers, CHerie Lunghi, Richard Heffer, Anthony Hopkins. Directed by Ronald Wilson & Jeremy Summers.
Categories:  Drama  Television  Politics

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Strangers, The (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants.
Cast: Liv Tyler, Scott Speedman, Alex Fisher, Peter Clayton-Luce, . Directed by Bryan Bertino.
Categories:  Horror  Mystery/Suspense

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Straw Dogs (1971)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A young American and his English wife come to rural England and face increasingly vicious local harassment.
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George. Directed by Sam Peckinpah.
Categories:  Drama  Marital Relations

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Stray Dog (1949)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: A young detective desperately tracks the pickpocket who stole his gun. In Japanese, with English subtitles.
Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Awaji, Eiko Miyoshi, Noriko Sengoku, Fumiko Honma. Directed by Akira Kurosawa.
Categories:  Foreign  Law Enforcement  Ethics

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Stray Dogs (2013)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  138 min. 
Plot: An alcoholic man and his two young children barely survive in Taipei. In Mandarin with English subtitles.
Cast: Shiang-Chyi Chen, Kang-Sheng Lee. Directed by Ming-liang Tsai.
Categories:  Foreign  Family  Economics

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Street Cat Named Bob, A (2016)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: The true story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.
Cast: Luke Treadaway, Bob the Cat, Ruta Gedmintas. Directed by Roger Spottiswoode.
Categories:  Biography  Comedy  Drama

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Streetcar Named Desire, A (1951)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (s disc set) 122 min. B&W
Plot: A young married couple from very different backgrounds is settling down to have their first child when the bride's older sister arrives on their doorstep and turns everything on its end.
Cast: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando. Directed by Elia Kazan.
Categories:  Drama  Family

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Stripes (1981)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun.
Cast: Bill Murphy, Harold Ramis, Warren Oates, P.J. Soles, John Candy. Directed by Ivan Reitman.
Categories:  Drama  Military  Comedy

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Stuck (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  82 min. 
Plot: Uncovers the personal, real-life stories of familiess navigating a roller-coaster of bureaucracy on their journeys through the international adoption system.
Cast: Mariska Hargitay as narrator. Directed by Thaddaeus Scheel.
Categories:  Documentary  Family  International

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Stunt Man, The (1980)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 131 min. 
Plot: A mysterious fugitive stumbles onto a movie set where a flamboyant director turns him into a stunt man.
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Steve Railsback, Barbara Hershey, Allen Goorwitz. Directed by Richard Rush.
Categories:  Drama  Entertainment  Action

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Submarine (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: Young Oliver Tate's coming of age is coming even sooner than expected.
Cast: Craig Roberts, Noah Taylor, Paddy Considine, Sally Hawkins, Yasmin Paige. Directed by Richard Ayoade.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Juvenile

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Sudden Impact (1983)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: A rape victim is exacting revenge on her aggressors in a small town outside San Francisco.
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
Categories:  Drama  Action  Law Enforcement

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Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  114 min. B&W
Plot: The only son of wealthy widow dies while on vacation with his cousin.
Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Katharine Hepburn. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Categories:  Drama  Horror  Mental Health

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Suffragette (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game with an increasingly brutal State.
Cast: Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Anne Marie Duff. Directed by Sarah Gavron.
Categories:  Biography  History  Drama

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Sugarland Express, The (1974)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: Based on the true story of Lou Jean Poplin, who kidnapped a Texas State Trooper and led the police on a wild chase across the state in an effort to save her son from adoption.
Cast: Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks, William Atherton. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Custody

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Sully (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 96 min. 
Plot: A pilot becames a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Aviation

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Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 110 min. B&W
Plot: A down-on-his-luck screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.
Cast: William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim. Directed by Billy Wilder.
Categories:  Entertainment  Mental Health  Drama

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Sunshine (1999)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  181 min. 
Plot: A story of a Hungarian Jewish family caught up in the upheavals of a war-swept 20th century.
Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Rosemary Harris, Rachel Weisz, John Neville, William Hurt. Directed by Istvan Szabo.
Categories:  Drama  History  Family

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Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: In order to raise the tuition to send her son to private school, a mom starts a crime scene clean-up service with her unreliable sister.
Cast: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Jason Spevack, Alan Arkin. Directed by Christine Jeffs.
Categories:  Business  Family  Comedy

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Sunshine State (2002)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  141 min. 
Plot: A woman and her new husband returns to her hometown roots in coastal northern Florida, and must deal with family, business, and encroaching real estate development.
Cast: Jane Alexander, Angela Bassett, Gordon Clapp, Edie Falco, Miguel Ferrer. Directed by John Sayles.
Categories:  Property  Drama

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

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Super Size Me (2004)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: Morgan Spurlock unravels the American obesity epidemic by interviewing experts nationwide and subjecting himself to a "McDonald's only" diet.
Cast: Morgan Spurlock, Bridget Bennett, Dr. Lisa Ganjhu, Don Gorske. Directed by Morgan Spurlock.
Categories:  Documentary  Corporations  Health

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Superbad (2007)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: Two co-dependent high school seniors are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry.
Cast: Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Seth Rogan, Bill Hader. Directed by Greg Mottola.
Categories:  Comedy  Entertainment

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

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

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

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

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

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Surfwise (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: Explores the life of surfer Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz.
Cast: Features Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz. Directed by Doug Pray.
Categories:  Documentary  Sports  Family

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Suspect (1987)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: An overworked public defender is assigned to represent a deaf-mute and destitute Vietnam veteran accused of murder.
Cast: Cher, Dennis Quaid, Joe Mantegna, Liam Neeson, Philip Bosco, John Mahoney, Fred Melamed, Katherine Kerr, Lisbeth Bartlett. Directed by Peter Yeates.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Drama

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Suspicion (1941)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  99 min. B&W
Plot: A shy young woman suspects her charming husband is trying to kill her.
Cast: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cederic Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Drama  Marital Relations  Ethics

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SWAT (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: An imprisoned drug kingpin offers a huge cash reward to anyone that can break him out of police custody and only the LAPD's Special Weapons and Tactics team can prevent it.
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez, LL Cool J, Josh Charles. Directed by Clark Johnson.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Action  International

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: An exiled man sets off to rid London of the corrupt aristocracy after returning home to find his wife dead and his daughter a ward of the Judge who sent him away.
Cast: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Sacha Baron Cohen. Directed by Tim Burton.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Family  Musical

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Sweet Hereafter, The (1997)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: A small community is torn apart by a tragic accident which kills most of the town's children.
Cast: Maury Chaykin, Peter Donaldson, Bruce Greenwood. Directed by Atom Egoyan.
Categories:  Liability  Drama

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Sweet Sixteen (2002)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.
Cast: Martin Compston, Annmarie Fulton, William Ruane, Michelle Abercromby. Directed by Ken Loach.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Organized Crime

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Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
Rated:  NR  Stars:
Format:  DVD  96 min. B&W
Plot: An unethical Broadway columnist coerces an unscrupulous press agent into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician.
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Media

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Swimming Pool (2003)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A British mystery author visits her publisher's home in the South of France, where friction with his unusual daughter sets off some touchy dynamics.
Cast: Charlotte Rampling, Ludivine Sagnier, John Bosload, Franck Marc Fayolle. Directed by François Ozon.
Categories:  Entertainment  Women  Drama

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Swingers (1996)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: A not-very-confident comedian-actor and his buddy, a would-be producer, are out of work and trying to live the high life.
Cast: Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Ron Livingston, Patrick Von Horn. Directed by Doug Liman.
Categories:  Comedy  Employment  Domestic Relations

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Swiss Army Man (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A hopeless man stranded on a deserted island befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home.
Cast: Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead. Directed by Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Drama

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Swoon (1992)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  90 min. B&W
Plot: Based on the infamous Leopold-Loeb murder case of the 1920s, two intelligent, wealthy homosexual adolescents are convicted of kidnapping and murdering a 13-year-old boy from their Hyde Park neighborhood.
Cast: Craig Chester, Daniel Schlachet, Michael Kirby, Michael Stumm, Ron Vawter. Directed by Tom Kalin.
Categories:  Biography  Sexuality  Drama

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Sword in the Stone, The (1963)
Rated:  G  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  79 min. 
Plot: Destined for the throne of England, young Arthur receives guidance from the wizard Merlin.
Cast: Sebastian Cabot, Karl Swenson, Rickie Sorensen, Junius Matthews, Ginny Tyler, Martha Wentworth, Norman Alden, Alan Napier, Richard Reitherman, Robert Reitherman. Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman.
Categories:  Children  Animation  Ethics

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Synecdoche New York (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener, Emily Watson, Dianne Wiest. Directed by Charlie Kaufman.
Categories:  Drama  Entertainment  Health

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Syrian Bride, The (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A Druze woman living in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights is faced with the likelihood of never being allowed to return to her home when she plans to get married to a Syrian man. In Arabic, Hebrew, English, Russian, and French, with English subtitles.
Cast: Hiam Abbass, Makram Khoury, Clara Khoury, Ashraf Barhom, Eyad Sheety, Evelyn Kaplun, Julie-Anne Roth, Adnan Tarabshi, Marlene Bajali, Uri Gavriel, Alon Dahan, Robert Henig, Dirar Suleiman, Ranin Boulos, Hanna Abou-Manneh. Directed by Eran Riklis.
Categories:  Foreign  International  Family

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Syriana (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: A politically-charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and affected by it.
Cast: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright, Chris Cooper, William Hurt. Directed by Stephen Gaghan.
Categories:  International  Commercial  Politics

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.