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Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  BLu-ray/DVD  129 min. 
Plot: An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.
Cast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevans, Luke Evans. Directed by Bill Condon.
Categories:  Family  SciFi/Fantasy  Musical

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Get Out (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A family weekend in their secluded estate in the woods gives way to a nightmare.
Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford. Directed by Jordan Peele.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Mystery/Suspense

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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  122 min. 
Plot: After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane. Directed by Chad Stahelski.
Categories:  Action  Mystery/Suspense  Organized Crime

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Lego Batman Movie, The (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  104 min. 
Plot: Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.
Cast: Voices of Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson. Directed by Chris McKay.
Categories:  Action  Animation

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Logan (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  137 min. 
Plot: A weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border, however, his attempts to hide from the world are upended.
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen. Directed by James Magnold.
Categories:  Action  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

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T2 Trainspotting (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: After 20 years abroad, Mark returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller. Directed by Danny Boyle.
Categories:  Drama  Foreign  Criminal Law

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11:55 (2016)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  80 min. 
Plot: Returning to his hometown, US Marine Nelson Sanchez finds himself trapped by the violent past he had tried to escape.
Cast: Victor Almanzar, Shirley Rumierk, Elizabeth Rodriguez. Directed by Ari Issler & Ben Snyder.
Categories:  Drama  Military  Domestic Relations

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  144 min. 
Plot: During an attack on a U.S. compound in Libya, a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.
Cast: James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, Max Martini. Directed by Michael Bay.
Categories:  Drama  War  History

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20th Century Women (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: The story of three women who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s.
Cast: Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig. Directed by Mike Mills.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Women

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Allied (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: When they reunite in London, the relationship between a Canadian intelligence officer and a female French Resistance fighter, is tested by the pressures of war.
Cast: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jsred Harris. Directed by Robert Zemeckis.
Categories:  Drama  War  Romance

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Always Shine (2016)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  85 min. 
Plot: Best friends take a weekend trip hopeful to re-establish their bond, which leads to a confrontation that forever changes their lives.
Cast: Mackenzi Davis, Caitlin FitzGerald, Lawrence Michael. Directed by Sophia Takal.
Categories:  Women  Mystery/Suspense  Drama

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American Honey (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  163 min. 
Plot: A teenage girl joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love.
Cast: Sasha Lane, Shia LeBeouf, Riley Keough. Directed by Andrea Arnold.
Categories:  Drama  Romance

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American Side, The (2016)
Rated:  NR  Stars: **1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: Following a mysterious suicide at Niagara Falls, a low-rent detective unravels a conspiracy to build a revolutionary invention by an enigmatic scientist.
Cast: Greg Stuhr, Alijca Bachleda, Camilla Belle. Directed by Jenna Ricker.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense  Criminal Procedure

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Anthropoid (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Operation Anthropoid: the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution.
Cast: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Charlotte Le Bon. Directed by Sean Ellis.
Categories:  Biography  History  War

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Arrival (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.
Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker. Directed by Denis Villeneuve.
Categories:  Drama  International  SciFi/Fantasy

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Autopsy of Jane Doe, The (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: A father and son, both coroners, are pulled into a complex mystery while attempting to identify the body of a young woman, who was apparently harboring dark secrets.
Cast: Brian Cox, Emile Hirsch, Ophelia Lovibond. Directed by Andre Ovredal.
Categories:  Drama  Discovery  Mystery/Suspense

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Beatles: Eight Days a Week (2016)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  137 min. 
Plot: A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles' 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.
Cast: Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, George Harrison. Directed by 2016.
Categories:  Documentary  Musical  History

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Better Call Saul: Season Two (2016)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 7 hours, 51 min. 
Plot: Tracks the transformation of a man that puts the criminal in criminal attorney.
Cast: Bob Odenkirk, Michael McKean, Rhea Seahorn. Directed by Various Directors.
Categories:  Drama  Criminal Law  Television

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Betting on Zero (2016)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  99 min. 
Plot: Follows controversial hedge fund titan Bill Ackman as he puts a billion dollars on the line in his crusade to expose Herbalife as the largest pyramid scheme in history.
Cast: William Ackman as himself. Directed by Ted Brown.
Categories:  Documentary  Business  Banking

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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  147 min. 
Plot: Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.
Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renne, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp. Directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Government

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Captain Fantastic (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A father raising his kids in the forests of the Pacific Northwest is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler. Directed by Matt Ross.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Central Intelligence (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 107 min. 
Plot: After he reconnects with an awkward pal from high school through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Danielle Nicolet. Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Drama

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Deadpool (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  168 min. 
Plot: A former Special Forces operative turned mercenary is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers.
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T.J. miller, Gina Carano, Brianna Hildebrand. Directed by Tim Miller.
Categories:  Action  Drama  Comedy

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Deepwater Horizon (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: A dramatization of the offshore drilling rig, Deepwater Horizon, explosion which created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Douglas Griffin. Directed by Peter Berg.
Categories:  Drama  Action  History

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Denial (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  109 min. 
Plot: An acclaimed writer and historian must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when a renowned denier sues her for libel.
Cast: Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall. Directed by Mick Jackson.
Categories:  Drama  Biography  Civil Procedure

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Doctor Strange (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  115 min. 
Plot: While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts.
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams. Directed by Scott Derrickson.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Health

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Don't Breathe (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: Hoping to walk away with a massive fortune, a trio of thieves break into the house of a blind man who isn't as helpless as he seems.
Cast: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette. Directed by Fede Alvarez.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Action  Horror

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Don't Think Twice (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: When a member of a popular improv troupe gets a huge break, the rest of the group start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all.
Cast: Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Mike Birbiglia. Directed by Mike Birbiglia.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Entertainment

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Eagle Huntress (2016)
Rated:  G  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: A young girl trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her family to become an eagle huntress.
Cast: Aisholpan Nurgaiv, Daisy Ridley, Rys Nurgaiv. Directed by Otto Bell.
Categories:  Documentary  Foreign  Family

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Edge of Seventeen, The (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  104 min. 
Plot: High-school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend starts dating her older brother.
Cast: Halee Steinfeld,, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner. Directed by Kelly Fremon Cray.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Elle (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  130 min. 
Plot: A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her.
Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny. Directed by Paul Verhoeven.
Categories:  Drama  Women  Mystery/Suspense

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Elvis & Nixon (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: The untold true story behind the most requested photograph in the National Archives.
Cast: Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny KNoxville. Directed by Liza Johnson.
Categories:  History  Comedy  Politics

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Everybody Wants Some (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: A group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Cast: Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin, Ryan Guzman. Directed by Richard Linklater.
Categories:  Comedy  Sports  Drama

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  133 min. 
Plot: The adventures of a writer in New York's secret community of witches and wizards.
Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudo. Directed by David Yates.
Categories:  Family  SciFi/Fantasy  Action

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Fastball (2016)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  87 min. 
Plot: Explores the magic within the 396 milliseconds it takes a fastball to reach home plate, and decipher who threw the fastest pitch ever.
Cast: Kevin Costner, Derek Jeter, Denard Span. Directed by Jonathan Hock.
Categories:  Sports  History  Documentary

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Fences (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  139 min. 
Plot: A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson. Directed by Denzel Washington.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Sports

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Finding Dory (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  97 min. 
Plot: A friendly but forgetful fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way.
Cast: Voices of Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O'Neill. Directed by Andrew Stanton & Angus MacLane.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Family

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Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: The story of a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg. Directed by Stephen Frears.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Comedy

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Founder, The (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: Story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned McDonald's into the biggest restaurant business in the world.
Cast: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch. Directed by John Lee Hancock.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  History

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Free State of Jones (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  139 min. 
Plot: A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali. Directed by Gary Ross.
Categories:  Biography  Action  Drama

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Ghostbusters (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Kriten Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Charles Dance, Michael Kenneth Williams, Chris Helmsworth. Directed by Paul Feig.
Categories:  Comedy  Environmental

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Gleason (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  110 min. 
Plot: When a man is diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) he begins a video diary for his unborn son, as well as working to raise money for other patients.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Clay Tweed.
Categories:  Documentary  Health  Family

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Good Fortune (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: The rags to riches tale of conscious capitalism pioneer John Paul DeJoria.
Cast: Dan Akroyd, Robert Cromeans, Eloise DeJoria. Directed by Joshua Tickell & Rebecca Harrell Tickell.
Categories:  Biography  Documentary  Economics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte. Directed by Raoul Peck.
Categories:  Documentary  Civil Rights  History

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Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat.
Cast: Liam Hensworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman. Directed by Roland Emmerich.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Military

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Infiltrator, The (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  127 min. 
Plot: A U.S. Customs official uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.
Cast: Bryan Cranston, Diane Kruger, John Leguizamo, Benjamin Bratt, Yul Vazquez, Amy Ryan. Directed by Brad Furman.
Categories:  Criminal Law  Law Enforcement  International

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Jackie (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.
Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig. Directed by Pablo Larrain.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  History

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Jackie Robinson (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (2 disc set) 4 hours min. 
Plot: Details Jackie's rise from humble beginnings to an American hero and pivotal figure in history.
Cast: Keith David, Jamie Foxx. Directed by Ken Burns.
Categories:  Documentary  Sports  Biography

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Jungle Book, The (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  106 min. 
Plot: A man-cub embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of a panther and a free spirited bear.
Cast: Neel Sethi, and voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Scarlett Johansson. Directed by Jon Favreau.
Categories:  Animation  Family  Drama

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Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A young boy must locate a magical suit of armor in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.
Cast: Voices of Charles Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey. Directed by Travis Knight.
Categories:  Animation  Animal  SciFi/Fantasy

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Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.
Cast: Voices of Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie Pitt. Directed by Alessandro Carloni & Jennifer Yuh.
Categories:  Action  Animation  Animal

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La La Land (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  128 min. 
Plot: A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt. Directed by Damien Chazelle.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Musical

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Life, Animated (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  89 min. 
Plot: A coming of age story about a family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express their feelings.
Cast: Jonathan Freeman, Gilbert Godfried, Alan Rosenblatt. Directed by Roger Ross Williams.
Categories:  Documentary  Animation  Drama

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Lion (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta and survives many challenges before being adopted and then searching for his lost family 25 years later.
Cast: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara. Directed by Garth Davis.
Categories:  Drama  Biography  Family

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Little Men (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: A new pair of best friends have their bond tested by their parents' battle over a dress shop lease.
Cast: Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Ehle, Paulina Garcia, Alfred Molina. Directed by Ira Sachs.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Negotiation

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Lost City of Z, The (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  141 min. 
Plot: A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.
Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattison, Sienna Miller. Directed by James Gray.
Categories:  Action  Biography  Mystery/Suspense

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Love & Friendship (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  92 min. 
Plot: Based on Jane Austen's comic novella "Lady Susan".
Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Chloe Sevigny, Xavier Samuel. Directed by Whit Stillman.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Loving (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  123 min. 
Plot: Story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.
Cast: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Will Dalton. Directed by Jeff Nichols.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Racism

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

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

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

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Monster Calls, A (2016)
Rated:  ****  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray-DVD  108 min. 
Plot: A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness.
Cast: Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicty Jones. Directed by J. A. Bayona.
Categories:  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy  Health

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

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

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

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Nice Guys, The (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A mismatched pair of private eyes investigate the apparent suicide of a porn star in 1970s Los Angeles.
Cast: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling. Directed by Shane Black.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  Drama

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Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A wealthy art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a symbolic revenge tale.
Cast: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon. Directed by Tom Ford.
Categories:  Drama  Art  Mystery/Suspense

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O.J.: Made in America (2016)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (5 disc set) 7 hours, 30 min. 
Plot: A saga of race, celebrity, media, violence, and the criminal justice system.
Cast: David Gascon, Robin Greer, Peter Hyams. Directed by Ezra Edelman.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Television

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Paterson (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details.
Cast: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahari, Nellie. Directed by Jim Jarmusch.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Patriots Day (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  133 min. 
Plot: Story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible.
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan, J. K. Simmons. Directed by Peter Berg.
Categories:  History  Economics  Safety

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People v. O.J. Simpson, The (2016)
Rated:  NC-17  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD (4 disc set) 8 hours, 18 min. 
Plot: An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals.
Cast: Sarah Paulson, John Travolta, Sterling K. Brown. Directed by Scott Anderson & Larry Karaszewski.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Television

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Pete's Dragon (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  103 min. 
Plot: The adventures of an orphaned boy and his best friend, who just so happens to be a dragon.
Cast: Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Oakes Fegley. Directed by David Lowery.
Categories:  Action  Family  SciFi/Fantasy

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Queen of Katwe (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  124 min. 
Plot: A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.
Cast: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyongo. Directed by Mira Nair.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Sports

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Quiet Passion, A (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  125 min. 
Plot: Story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.
Cast: Emma Bell, Sara Vertongen, Rose Williams. Directed by Terence Davies.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Art

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Their Finest (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.
Cast: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy. Directed by Lone Scherfig.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Things to Come (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  102 min. 
Plot: A philosophy teacher soldiers through the death of her mother, getting fired from her job, and dealing with a husband who is cheating on her.
Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Andre Marcon, Roman Kolinka. Directed by Mia Hansen-Love.
Categories:  Drama  Foreign  Women

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Toni Erdmann (2016)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  162 min. 
Plot: A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach.
Cast: Sandra Huller, Peter Simonischek, Michael Wittenborn. Directed by Maren Ade.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Family

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Tower (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  96 min. 
Plot: Animation, testimony, and archival footage combine to relate the events of August 1, 1966 when a gunman opened fire from the University of Texas clock tower, killing 16 people.
Cast: Violette Beane, Louie Arnette, Blair Jackson. Directed by Keith Maitland.
Categories:  Documentary  Animation  History

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United Kingdom, A (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his controversial marriage to a British white woman put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.
Cast: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Tom Felton. Directed by Amma Asante.
Categories:  Biography  Politics  Drama

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Unlocking the Cage (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  91 min. 
Plot: Follows animal rights lawyer in his unprecedented challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans.
Cast: Steven M. Wise. Directed by Chris Hegedus and D. A. Pennebaker.
Categories:  Drama  Documentary  History

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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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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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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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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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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  144 min. 
Plot: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence. Directed by Bryan Singer.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Safety

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Zootopia (2016)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  108 min. 
Plot: In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.
Cast: Voices of Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba. Directed by Byron Howard & Rich Moore.
Categories:  Animation  Action  Criminal Law

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.