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W. (2008)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  129 min. 
Plot: A chronicle on the life and presidency of George W. Bush.
Cast: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, Ellen Burstyn, James Cromwell, Richard Dreyfuss. Directed by Oliver Stone.
Categories:  Biography  Politics  Drama

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Wadjda (2012)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  98 min. 
Plot: An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for a recitation competition as a way to raise funds for a bicycle. In Arabic with English subtitles.
Cast: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Ahd, Abdullrahman Al Gohani. Directed by Hifaa Al-Mansour.
Categories:  Drama  Gender  Foreign

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Wag the Dog (1997)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: When the president of the United States is about to get caught in a sex scandal 14 days from the election it must be time to invent a war.
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Woody Harrelson, Kirsten Dunst, William H. Macy. Directed by Barry Levinson.
Categories:  Politics  War  Sexuality

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Wages of Fear, The (1953)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  148 min. B&W
Plot: In a decrepit South American village, men are hired to transport an urgent explosives shipment without the equipment that would make it safe. In French, with English subtitles.
Cast: Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Folco Lulli, Peter van Eyck. Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot.
Categories:  Employment  Mystery/Suspense  Foreign

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Wailing, The (2016)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  156 min. 
Plot: Soon after a stranger arrives in a little village a mysterious sickness starts spreading. A policeman is drawn into the incident and is forced to solve the mystery in order to save his daughter.
Cast: Jun Kunimura, Jung-min Hwang, Woo-hee Chun. Directed by Hong-jin Na.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Action

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Wait Until Dark (1967)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.
Cast: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna. Directed by Terence Young.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense

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Waiting for Guffman (1996)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  84 min. 
Plot: A small town in Missouri puts on a pageant, despite a lack of theatrical ability obvious to everyone but themselves
Cast: Lewis Arquette, Bob Balaban, Christopher Guest, Matt Keeslar. Directed by Christopher Guest.
Categories:  Entertainment  Comedy

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Waiting for Superman (2010)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: Follows a handful of promising kids through a public education system that inhibits, rather than encourages, academic growth.
Cast: Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten. Directed by Davis Guggenheim.
Categories:  Documentary  Education  Children

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Waitress (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: An unhappily married waitress finds out she is pregnant and becomes determined to win the cash prize from a pie contest so she can leave her husband.
Cast: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Cheryl Hines, Adrienne Shelly, Eddia Jemison. Directed by Adrienne Shelly.
Categories:  Family  Marital Relations  Comedy

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Waking Ned Devine (1998)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.
Cast: Ian Bannen, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan, Susan Lynch, James Nesbitt, Paul Vaughan. Directed by Kirk Jones.
Categories:  Elder  Ethics  Foreign

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Waking the Dead (2000)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.
Cast: Billy Crudup, Jennifer Connelly, Molly Parker, Janet McTeer, Paul Hipp, Sandra Oh. Directed by Keith Gordon.
Categories:  Romance  Politics

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Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price (2005)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: A look at the impact of the retail giant on local communities.
Cast: Participants portray themselves.. Directed by Robert Greenwald.
Categories:  Documentary  Business  Ethics

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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 96 min. 
Plot: Singer Dewey Cox overcomes adversity to become a musical legend.
Cast: John C. Reilly, Jenna Fischer, Raymond J. Barry, Margo Martindale. Directed by Jake Kasdan.
Categories:  Drama  Comedy  Musical

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Walk the Line (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  135 min. 
Plot: A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life.
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick. Directed by James Mangold.
Categories:  Biography  Entertainment  Drama

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Walking Tall (1973)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: A Tennessee sheriff almost single-handily cleans up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost to his family life and nearly his own life.
Cast: Joe Don Baker, Noah Berry Jr., Elizabeth Hartman, Felton Perry. Directed by Phil Karlson.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Organized Crime  Biography

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Wall Street (1987)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: An ambitious young Wall Street broker is lured into the illegal but lucrative world of corporate espionage and insider trading.
Cast: Michael Douglas, Charlie Sheen, Daryl Hannah, Martin Sheen, Hal Holbrook. Directed by Oliver Stone.
Categories:  Corporations  Drama  Ethics

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Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: An ex convict master manipulator stops at nothing to reclaim his rightful place at the top of Wall Street.
Cast: Michael Douglas, Carey Mulligan, Josh Brolin, Shia Labeouf. Directed by Oliver Stone.
Categories:  Drama  Securities  Family

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

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Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers (1993)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  62 min. 
Plot: Wallace is used by a criminal penguin in a robbery involving mechanical trousers.
Cast: Peter Sallis. Directed by Nick Park.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Patent

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Waltz With Bashir (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.
Cast: Ron Ben-Yishai, Ronny Dayag, Ari Folman, Dror Harazi. Directed by Ari Folman.
Categories:  Animation  Biography  War

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Wanted (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin, and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities.
Cast: James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Terrence Stamp, Thomas Kretschmann, Common, Angelina Jolie. Directed by Timur Bekmambetov.
Categories:  Action  Organized Crime

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War Dance (2007)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  105 min. 
Plot: Three children living in a displacement camp in northern Uganda compete in their country's national music and dance festival.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Sean Fine and Andrea Nix.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Art

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War Don Don (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  83 min. 
Plot: Documents the trial of Issa Sesay, former general of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), accused of war crimes in the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
Cast: Participants portray themselves.. Directed by Rebecca Richman Cohen.
Categories:  Documentary  War  Human Rights

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War Horse (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  146 min. 
Plot: The extraordinary journey of a horse as he moves through the World War I.
Cast: Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Peter Mullan, Benedict Cumberbatch. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
Categories:  Drama  Animal  War

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War is Over, The (1966)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. B&W
Plot: A Spanish revolutionary maintains his ideals even though he is warned he will be sold out. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Yves Montand, Ingrid Thulin, Geneviève Bujold, Jean Dasté. Directed by Alain Resnais.
Categories:  War  Politics  Foreign

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War of the Roses, The (1989)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: Told from the lawyer's perspective, this dark comedy follows a divorcing couple's battle over their house.
Cast: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Marianne Sagebrecht, Sean Astin, G.D. Spradlin, Peter Donat. Directed by Danny DeVito.
Categories:  Mediation  Property

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

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War on Kids, The (2009)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: Exposes the many ways the public school system has failed children and our future by robbing students of all freedoms due largely to irrational fears.
Cast: Participants portray themselves.. Directed by Cevin Soling.
Categories:  Documentary  Children  Education

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War On Whistleblowers (2013)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  66 min. 
Plot: Highlights four cases where whistleblowers noticed government wrong-doing and took to the media to expose the fraud and abuse.
Cast: . Directed by Robert Greenwald.
Categories:  Documentary  Free Speech  National Security

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War Witch (2012)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: A 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Rachel Mwanza, Alain Lino Mic Eli Bastien, Serge Kanyinda. Directed by Kim Nguyen.
Categories:  Drama  War  Foreign

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War, A (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: During a routine mission, in order to save his men, a company commander in an Afghan province makes a decision that has grave consequences for him - and his family back home.
Cast: Pilou Asbaek, Tuva Novotny, Dar Salim, Søren Malling. Directed by Tobias Lindholm.
Categories:  Drama  War  Family

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

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Warrior (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  140 min. 
Plot: Two brothers must finally confront the forces that tore them apart.
Cast: Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison. Directed by Gavin O'Connor.
Categories:  Action  Sports  Family

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Warriors, The (1979)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A gang is framed for killing the leader of another who was trying to unite all the gangs in the area.
Cast: Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright, Brian Tyler. Directed by Walter Hill.
Categories:  Organized Crime  Action  Criminal Law

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Washington Square (1997)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: An heiress must choose between love or money.
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Albert Finney, Ben Chaplin, Maggie Smith, Judith Ivey. Directed by Agnieszka Holland.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Estates

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Waste Land (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: Highlight the transformative power of art and the beauty of the human spirit.
Cast: Narration by Vik Muniz. Directed by Lucy Walker and Karen Harley.
Categories:  Documentary  Art  Employment

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Watchers of the Sky (2014)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term 'genocide'.
Cast: Samantha Power, Benjamin Ferencz, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Emmanuel Uwurukundo. Directed by Edet Belzberg.
Categories:  Documentary  Biography  History

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

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Water (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: Widowed at age eight, a girl is sent to a temple for Hindu widows, where her presence affects all of its inhabitants. In Hindi, with English subtitles.
Cast: Seema Biswas, Lisa Ray, John Abraham. Directed by Deepa Mehta.
Categories:  International  Religion  Foreign

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Water for Elephants (2011)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: A veterinary student and a beautiful circus performer meet and fall in love through their shared compassion for a special elephant.
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz, Paul Schneider, Hal Holbrook. Directed by Francis Lawrence.
Categories:  Romance  History  Animal

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Wattstax (1973)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: Covers a Stax Records-sponsored all-day concert at the 1972 Watts Summer Festival.
Cast: Narrator for various performers is Richard Pryor. Directed by Mel Stuart.
Categories:  Documentary  Musical

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Way We Were, The (1973)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Cast: Barbara Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman. Directed by Sydney Pollack.
Categories:  Drama  Romance  Politics

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Wayne's World (1992)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.
Cast: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere, Donna Dixon. Directed by Penelope Spheeris.
Categories:  Comedy  Entertainment  Contracts

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Wayne's World 2 (1993)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: The duo try to organize a rock concert while Wayne fends off a record producer who has an eye for his girlfriend.
Cast: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Christopher Walken, Tia Carrere, Ralph Brown, Kim Basinger. Directed by Stephen Surjik .
Categories:  Comedy  Entertainment  Musical

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We Are Marshall (2006)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  131 min. 
Plot: When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Ian McShane, Anthony Mackie, Kate Mara. Directed by McG.
Categories:  Sports  Drama

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We Are the Best! (2013)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band despite not having any instruments. In Swedish with English subtitles.
Cast: Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv Lemoyne, Johan Liljemark. Directed by Lukas Moodysson.
Categories:  Comedy  Musical  Foreign

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We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: A mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.
Cast: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller. Directed by Lynne Ramsay.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Mystery/Suspense

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Weather Underground, The (2002)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: Story of the radical activists of the 1970s and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
Cast: Interviews with: Bernadine Dohrn, Mark Rudd, Brian Flanagan, and others. Directed by Sam Green and Bill Siegel.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Politics

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Wedding Crashers (2005)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: A pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romantic tinge in the air, find themselves at odds with one another when one of them falls in love.
Cast: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken, Rachel McAdams, Isla Fisher, Jane Seymour. Directed by David Dobkin.
Categories:  Mediation  Ethics  Comedy

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Wedding Party, The (1997)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A guy about to marry the perfect woman can't stop thinking about his very flawed first love.
Cast: Richard Roxburgh, Cate Blanchett, Frances O'Connor. Directed by Amanda Jane.
Categories:  Comedy  Marital Relations

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Week-End, Le (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage.
Cast: Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan, Jeff Goldblum, Oliy Alexander, Judith Davis. Directed by Roger Michell.
Categories:  Drama  Romance  Marital Relations

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Weekend (2011)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  97 min. 
Plot: An unapologetic love story between two guys and a film about the universal struggle for an authentic life in all its forms.
Cast: Tom Cullen, Chris New, Jonathan Race. Directed by Andrew Haigh.
Categories:  Drama  Romance  Gender

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Weiner (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's disastrous 2013 mayoral campaign.
Cast: Participants portray themselves.. Directed by Josh Kriegman & Elyse Steinberg.
Categories:  Documentary  Politics  History

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

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Welcome to Leith (2015)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: A feature documentary chronicling the attempted takeover of a small town in North Dakota by notorious white supremacist Craig Cobb.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Micheal Beach Nicoles and Christopher K. Walker.
Categories:  Documentary  Civil Rights  History

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Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: A misfit seventh-grader struggles to cope with inattentive parents, snobbish classmates, her siblings, and her own insecurities.
Cast: Heather Matarazzo, Brendan Sexton Jr., Eric Mabius, Matthew Faber. Directed by Todd Solondz.
Categories:  Drama  Education  Family

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Welcome, The: A Healing Journey for War Veterans and Their Families (2010)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: Offers an intimate view of life after war: the pride, isolation, fear, anger and pain of post-traumatic stress that affects vets and family members alike.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Kim Shelton.
Categories:  Documentary  Military  Mental Health

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Well-Founded Fear (2000)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: An in-depth look at the asylum process of the federal U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Michael Camerini and Shari Robertson.
Categories:  Documentary  Immigration  Politics

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West of Memphis (2012)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  147 min. 
Plot: An examination of a failure of justice in the case against the West Memphis Three.
Cast: Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, Jessie Miskelly. Directed by Amy Berg.
Categories:  Documentary  Criminal Procedure  Justice

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West Side Story (1961)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  152 min. 
Plot: The leader of an NYC gang falls in love with the sister of the leader of his rival gang.
Cast: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris. Directed by Robert Wise.
Categories:  Musical  Romance

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West Wing, The: The Complete Fifth Season (2003)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (6 disc set) 15 hours, 46 min. 
Plot: A continuing drama of the day-to-day activities of the President of the United States and the staff of the west wing of the White House.
Cast: Martin Sheen, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney, Richard Schiff, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Lily Tomlin. Directed by Thomas Schlamme, Marc Buckland, Michael Lehmann.
Categories:  Drama  Government  Television

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West Wing, The: The Complete First Season (1999)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 15 hours, 56 min. 
Plot: An inside look at the day-to-day activities of the President of the United States and the staff of the west wing of the White House.
Cast: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney, Richard Schiff, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford. Directed by Thomas Schlamme, Marc Buckland, Michael Lehmann.
Categories:  Drama  Government  Television

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West Wing, The: The Complete Fourth Season (2002)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (6 disc set) 16 hours, 40 min. 
Plot: A continuing drama of the day-to-day activities of the President of the United States and the staff of the west wing of the White House.
Cast: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney, Richard Schiff, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford. Directed by Thomas Schlamme, Marc Buckland, Michael Lehmann.
Categories:  Drama  Government  Television

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West Wing, The: The Complete Second Season (2000)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 16 hours, 30 min. 
Plot: A continuing drama of the day-to-day activities of the President of the United States and the staff of the west wing of the White House.
Cast: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney, Richard Schiff, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford. Directed by Thomas Schlamme, Marc Buckland, Michael Lehmann.
Categories:  Drama  Government  Television

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West Wing, The: The Complete Seventh Season (2005)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (6 disc set) 15 hours, 57 min. 
Plot: A continuing drama of the day-to-day activities of the President of the United States and the staff of the west wing of the White House.
Cast: Martin Sheen, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney, Richard Schiff, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Lily Tomlin, Alan Alda. Directed by Thomas Schlamme, Marc Buckland, Michael Lehmann.
Categories:  Drama  Government  Television

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West Wing, The: The Complete Sixth Season (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (6 disc Set) 15 hours, 49 min. 
Plot: A continuing drama of the day-to-day activities of the President of the United States and the staff of the west wing of the White House.
Cast:  Martin Sheen, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney, Richard Schiff, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Lily Tomlin, Jimmy Smits, Alan Alda. Directed by Thomas Schlamme, Marc Buckland, Michael Lehmann.
Categories:  Drama  Government  Television

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West Wing, The: The Complete Third Season (2001)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 16 hours, 8 min. 
Plot: A continuing drama of the day-to-day activities of the President of the United States and the staff of the west wing of the White House.
Cast: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney, Richard Schiff, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford. Directed by Thomas Schlamme, Marc Buckland, Michael Lehmann.
Categories:  Drama  Government  Television

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Westerner, The (1940)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  100 min. B&W
Plot: A tough, straight-shooting cowboy encounters the colorful and dangerously unpredicable judge.
Cast: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Doris Davenport, Dana Andrews. Directed by William Wyier.
Categories:  Western  Law Enforcement

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

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Whale Rider (2003)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A small New Zealand village faces a crisis when the chiefdom, bound by tradition to go to a male heir, falls to a twelve-year old girl.
Cast: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton, Cliff Curtis, Grant Roa. Directed by Niki Caro.
Categories:  Women  Discrimination  Foreign

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What Are We Doing Here (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  82 min. 
Plot: Even though wealthy nations have sent vast amounts of assistance to Africa much of the continent remains mired in poverty, famine, and bloodshed.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Brandon Kline and Daniel Kline.
Categories:  Documentary  Government  Economics

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What Doesn't Kill You (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: Two childhood friends from South Boston turn to crime as a way to get by, ultimately causing a strain in their personal lives and friendship.
Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Ethan Hawke, Amanda Peet. Directed by Brian Goodman.
Categories:  Family  Drama  Organized Crime

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 133 min. B&W
Plot: In a decaying Hollywood mansion a former child star, and her sister, a movie queen forced into retirement after a crippling accident, live in virtual isolation.
Cast: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono. Directed by Robert Aldrich.
Categories:  Horror  Disability  Family

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What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: A documentary team films the lives of a group of vampires in New Zealand. Turns out vampires have their own domestic problems too.
Cast: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer. Directed by Jemaine Clement & Taika Waititi.
Categories:  Comedy  Horror  Drama

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What Women Want (2000)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  126 min. 
Plot: After an accident, a chauvenistic executive gains the ability to hear what women are thinking.
Cast: Mel Gibson, Helen Hunt, Marisa Tomei, Alan Alda. Directed by Nancy Meyers.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance

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When Brendan Met Trudy (2000)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: A teacher meets a woman who turns out to be a thief and they introduce each other to new things.
Cast: Peter McDonald, Flora Montgomery. Directed by Keiran Walsh.
Categories:  Comedy  Domestic Relations  Criminal Law

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When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Rated:  R  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: Two friends in New York debate the differences between men and women while searching for their perfect mate.
Cast: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Bruno Kirby, Carrie Fisher. Directed by Rob Reiner.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance  Family

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When the Levees Broke (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 4 hours, 15 min. 
Plot: Four acts document distinct perspectives on the pivotal events that preceded and followed Katrina's passage through New Orleans.
Cast: . Directed by Darleen Asevedo and Jay Asevedo.
Categories:  Documentary  Economics  Government

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When You're Strange: A Film About The Doors (2009)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: A look at the rock band The Doors, with rare exclusive footage.
Cast: Johnny Depp, John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison. Directed by Tom DiCillo.
Categories:  Documentary  Musical  Trial

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Where Danger Lives/Tension (1950)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  171 min. B&W
Plot: A young doctor falls in love with a disturbed young woman, is involved in her husband's death, and flees with her to the Mexican border/A pharmacist creates an alter ego under which he plans to murder his wife's lover.
Cast: Robert Mitchum, Faith Domergue, Claude Rains, Richard Basehart, Anthony Totter, Cyd Charisse, Barry Sullivan. Directed by John Farrow and John Berry.
Categories:  Marital Relations  Medical  Criminal Law

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Where Eagles Dare (1968)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  155 min. 
Plot: Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding an American General prisoner
Cast: Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure. Directed by Brian G. Hutton.
Categories:  War  International  Drama

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

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Where to Invade Next (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully "invades" them to see what they have to offer.
Cast: Narration by Michael Moore. Directed by Michael Moore.
Categories:  Documentary  Education  Economics

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While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  103 min. 
Plot: A crush on a commuter leads to an extraordinary sequence of events.
Cast: Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle. Directed by Jon Turteltaub.
Categories:  Comedy  Health  Family

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Whip It (2009)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: An indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in a nearby city.
Cast: Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Kristen Wiig, Drew Barrymore, Juliette Lewis, Jimmy Fallon, Daniel Stern. Directed by Drew Barrymore.
Categories:  Sports  Women  Drama

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Whiplash (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A young drummer enrolls at a music conservatory where his dreams are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Cast: Performers include Miles Teller, J. K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser, Austin Stowell, Nate Lang. Directed by Damien Chazelle.
Categories:  Drama  Musical  Education

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Whistleblower (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: When Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac accepts a U.N. peacekeeper position in postwar Bosnia, she discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring.
Cast: Rachel Weisz, David Strathairn, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Anna Anissimova. Directed by Larysa Kondracki.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Human Rights

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White Heat (1949)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  113 min. B&W
Plot: A psychopathic criminal makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist.
Cast: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo. Directed by Louis F. Edelman.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Drama  Organized Crime

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White Oleander (2002)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.
Cast: Amy Aquino, Alison Lohman, John Billingsley, Michelle Pfeiffer. Directed by Peter Kosminsky.
Categories:  Juvenile  Welfare  Drama

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Whitey (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: Number 2 on America's Most Wanted list, James 'Whitey' Bulger terrorized the city of Boston for years without ever being charged with so much as a misdemeanor.
Cast: Characters portray themselves. Directed by Joe Berlinger.
Categories:  Biography  Documentary  Organized Crime

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 103 min. 
Plot: When a cartoon rabbit is accused of murder, his only hope to be proven innocent is a toon-hating private detective.
Cast: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer. Directed by Robert Zemeckis.
Categories:  Animation  Evidence  Comedy

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Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: Investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future.
Cast: Narration by Martin Sheen. Directed by Chris Paine.
Categories:  Documentary  Energy  Economics

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  131 min. B&W
Plot: A bitter aging couple use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.
Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, RIchard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis. Directed by Mike Nichols.
Categories:  Drama  Marital Relations

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Whole Truth, The (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A defense attorney works to get his teenage client acquitted of murdering his wealthy father.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Renee Zellwenger, Gugu Mbatha-Raw. Directed by Courtney Hunt.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Criminal Law

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Why We Fight (2005)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: Explores a half-century of U.S. foreign policy from World War II to the Iraq War.
Cast: Interviews with Senator John McCain, Gore Vidal, John S.D. Eisenhower, and Dan Rather. Directed by Eugene Jarecki.
Categories:  Documentary  Military  Economics

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Wicker Man, The (1973)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: A police sergeant is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed.
Cast: Edward Woodward, Britt Ekland, Diane Cilento, Ingrid Pitt, Christopher Lee. Directed by Robin Hardy.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Religion

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Wild (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A chronicle of one woman's 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent catastrophe.
Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Thomas Sadoski, Keene McRae. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallee.
Categories:  Drama  Biography  Mental Health

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Wild Bunch, The (1969)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  145 min. 
Plot: An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the traditional American West disappears around them.
Cast: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmund O'Brien, Warren Oates. Directed by Paul Seydor.
Categories:  Western  Law Enforcement

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Wild Tales (2014)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: Six short stories involving distressed people.
Cast: Dario Grandinetti, Maria Marull, Monica Villa. Directed by Damian Szifron.
Categories:  Drama  Marital Relations  Foreign

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Wild Things (1998)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A detective and slick attorney trail a guidance counselor accused of raping two scheming high school vixens.
Cast: Kevin Bacon, Matt Dillon, Neve Campbell, Theresa Russell, Denise Richards, Daphne Rubin-Vega. Directed by John McNaughton.
Categories:  Juvenile  Women

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

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Winchester '73 (1950)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  92 min. B&W
Plot: The story of a rifle leads to a final showdown.
Cast: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Rock Hudson, Tony Curtis . Directed by Anthony Mann.
Categories:  Western  Criminal Law  Romance

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Wind Rises, The (2013)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  126 min. 
Plot: A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
Cast: Voices of John Krasinski, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Martin Short. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki.
Categories:  Animation  Biography  Drama

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Wind that Shakes the Barley, The (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  127 min. 
Plot: A sympathetic look at Republicans in early 20th century Ireland, and two brothers who are torn apart by anti-British rebellion.
Cast: Cillian Murphy, Padraic Delaney, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald. Directed by Ken Loach.
Categories:  Conflict  Family  International

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Winslow Boy, The (1948)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  VHS  118 min. B&W
Plot: A popular lawyer defends a naval cadet wrongly accused of stealing.
Cast: Robert Donat, Margaret Leighton, Cedric Hardwicke, Basil Radford, Frank Lawton, Wilifrid Hyde-White, Neil North. Directed by Anthony Asquith.
Categories:  Maritime  Education

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Winslow Boy, The (1999)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: In early 20th century England, a youngman is expelled from the royal naval academy and a legal battle to have him reinstated begins.
Cast: Nigel Hawthorne, Jeremy Northam, Rebecca Pidgeon, Gemma Jones. Directed by David Mamet.
Categories:  Maritime  Education

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Winter's Bone (2010)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, Kevin Breznahan, Dale Dickey, Garret Dillahunt. Directed by Debra Granik.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Criminal Law

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Winterset (1936)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  77 min. B&W
Plot: After a father was falsely condemned and executed for a payroll robbery his son sets out to find the truth of the crime.
Cast: Burgess Meredith, Margo, John Carradine, Paul guilfoyle, Edward Ellis, Eduardo Cianelli, Mischa Auer. Directed by Alfred Santell.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Drama

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Wire: The Complete Fifth Season, The (2008)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 630 min. 
Plot: This season parallels the struggles of the police department with those of The Baltimore Sun.
Cast: Dominic West, Clark Johnson, Aidan Gillen, Clarke Peters, Wendell Pierce. Directed by Joe Chappelle and Ernest R. Dickerson.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  Criminal Law  Drama

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Wire: The Complete First Season, The (2002)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 780 min. 
Plot: A sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore, told from the point of view of both the police and their targets.
Cast: Jeffrey Lorenzo, Michael Stone Forrest, Steve Staiger, David Ehrman, Stephen Zaleski. Directed by Daniel Attias.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Drama  Law Enforcement

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Wire: The Complete Fourth Season, The (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 780 min. 
Plot: A shake up in the police department during a tight race for mayor allow a gang leader to make his way to the top of the drug trade.
Cast: Dominic West, Wendell Pierce, Sonja Sohn, Lance Reddick, Aidan Gillen. Directed by Daniel Attias.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Law Enforcement  Politics

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Wire: The Complete Second Season, The (2003)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 720 min. 
Plot: On the docks of Baltimore harbor, the rank and file scrounge for work and the union bosses take illegitimate measures to reinvigorate business.
Cast: Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie Faison, Aidan Gillen, Wood Harris, Deirdre Lovejoy, Clarke Peters,Wendell Pierce, Lance Reddick, Andre Royo. Directed by David Simon and Robert Colesberry.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  International  Television

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Wire: The Complete Third Season, The (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 720 min. 
Plot: As political reform continues in Baltimore, the police continue their attempts to crack down on the drug suppliers in the city.
Cast: Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Aidan Gillen, Wood Harris. Directed by Tim Van Patten, Ernest Dickerson, and Agnieszka Ho.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Law Enforcement  Television

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Witch, The: A New England Folktale (2015)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic and possession.
Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw. Directed by Robert Eggers.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Mystery/Suspense

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With All Deliberate Speed (2004)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: Explores the history and legacy of the Brown vs. Board of Education concept of "separate but equal" school segregation was unconstitutional.
Cast: Narrated by Jeffrey Wright. Directed by Peter Gilbert.
Categories:  Documentary  Civil Rights  History

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Withnail and I (1987)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: Two down-on-their-luck actors find solace in drink and other substances and seek respite from their uneventful lives by escaping to an uncle's stone cottage.
Cast: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths. Directed by Bruce Robinson.
Categories:  Comedy  Employment  Foreign

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Witness (1985)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: After an Amish boy witnesses the murder of an undercover narcotics agent, his mother and his community become enmeshed in the ensuing investigation by a Philadelphia detective.
Cast: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Alexander Godunov, Danny Glover. Directed by Peter Weir.
Categories:  Drama  Criminal Law  Law Enforcement

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Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
Rated:  NR  Stars: *****
Format:  DVD  116 min. B&W
Plot: This Agatha Christie mystery features a London barrister who returns from a long convalescence to defend a man accused of murdering a wealthy widow.
Cast: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lancaster, John Williams. Directed by Billy Wilder.
Categories:  Mystery/Suspense  Criminal Law

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Witness for the Prosecution, The (2016)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: The hunt to find the murderer of a wealthy glamorous heiress who is found dead in her London townhouse.
Cast: Billy Howle, Kim Cattrall, Monica Dolan. Directed by Julian Jarrold.
Categories:  Television  Drama  Mystery/Suspense

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

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Wobblies, The (1979)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  89 min. 
Plot: The story of the Industrial Workers of the World, which in the early 20th century managed to organize various categories of unskilled workers into a single monolithic union.
Cast: Narration by Roger Baldwin. Directed by Stewart Bird and Deborah Shaffer.
Categories:  Documentary  Labor  History

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Wolf of Wall Street, The (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  180 min. 
Plot: Story of Jordan Belfort; from rise to wealthy stock-broker to his fall involving crime and corruption.
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey. Directed by Martin Scorsese.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Government

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Wolfen (1981)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A New York cop investigates a series of brutal deaths that resemble animal attacks.
Cast: Albert Finney, Diane Venora, Edward James Olmos, Gregory Hines. Directed by Michael Wadleigh.
Categories:  Horror  Law Enforcement

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Woman in Black, The (2012)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: A young lawyer is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client's papers.
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Ciaran Hinds, Janet McTeer, Liz White. Directed by James Watkins.
Categories:  Drama  Horror  Mental Health

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Woman in Gold (2015)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: An octogenarian Jewish refugee takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Helen Mirren, Daniel Brühl. Directed by Simon Curtis.
Categories:  Drama  War  Art

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Woman Under the Influence, A (1974)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  147 min. 
Plot: A blue collar man attempts to deal with his wife's mental instability.
Cast: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk. Directed by John Cassavetes.
Categories:  Marital Relations  Mental Health  Drama

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Women On the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: A TV actress wakes up to find her lover has left her, and she must contact his crazy ex-wife, son, a lawyer, and the son's fiance in order to track him down. in Spanish, with English subtitles.
Cast: Carmen Maura, Antonio Banderas, Julieta Serrano, Fernando Guillén, Kiti Manver, Chus Lampeáve, María Barranco. Directed by Pedro Almodóvar.
Categories:  Foreign  Domestic Relations

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Wonder Boys (2000)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: An English professor deals with his wife leaving, his editor arriving after waiting seven years for his book, and attempts to pull his unraveling life together.
Cast: Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Frances McDormand, Katie Holmes, Rip Torn, Robert Downey Jr.. Directed by Curtis Hanson.
Categories:  Marital Relations  Contracts  Education

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Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace and Music  (1970)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  228 min. 
Plot: Film chronicle of the legendary 1969 music festival.
Cast: Richie Havens, Joan Baez, The Who, Sha-Na-Na, Joe Cocker, Country Joe and the Fish, Arlo Guthrie, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Ten Years After, John Sebastian, Santana, Sly and the Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix, Canned Heat, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Lawre. Directed by Michael Wadleigh.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Entertainment

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Woody Guthrie (2006)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: Chronicles the life and times of a populist poet, balladeer, rabble-rouser, and prototypical ramblin' man.
Cast: Narrated by Peter Coyote. Directed by Peter Fumkin.
Categories:  Documentary  Biography  History

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World Trade Center (2006)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: On September 11, 2001, two Port Authority police officers become trapped in the rubble of the collapsing World Trade Center.
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Michael Peña, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello, Stephen Dorff, Jay Hernandez, Michael Shannon. Directed by Oliver Stone.
Categories:  Law Enforcement  History

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World's End, The (2013)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  109 min. 
Plot: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Cast: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marsan, Rosamund Pike. Directed by Edgar Wright.
Categories:  Comedy

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

Law movies
Wrecking Crew, The (2008)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians that provided back-up instrumentals to legendary recording artists.
Cast: Narration by Denny Tedesco. Directed by Denny Tedesco.
Categories:  Musical  Biography  History

Law movies
Wrestler, The (2008)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle.
Cast: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood. Directed by Darren Aronofsky.
Categories:  Entertainment  Sports  Drama

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

Law movies
Wrong Man, The (1957)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  105 min. B&W
Plot: An innocent man's life is ruined when he is arrested, jailed, and brought to trial for crimes committed by someone who resembles him.
Cast: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle, Harold J. Stone, Nehemiah Persoff. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Categories:  Evidence  Criminal Law  Drama

Law movies
Wuthering Heights (1992)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  106 min. 
Plot: When forces within and without tear a young couple apart, one them wreaks vengeance on those he holds responsible.
Cast: Juliette Binoche, Ralph Fiennes. Directed by Peter Kosminsky.
Categories:  Drama  Romance  Family

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.