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After his cowhands desert him for a nearby gold rush, aging, leather-tough rancher Will Anderson resorts to hiring 11 schoolboys to help him on a 400-mile cattle run.
Setting off with the boys and an eloquent but equally tough black cook, Anderson must get his cattle to their destination while contending with the wilderness and a psychotic, vengeful ex-con who is out to get him.
A group of aliens visit earth and one of them is lost and left behind stranded on this planet. The alien is found by a 10 year old boy, Elliot. Soon the two begin to communicate, and start a different kind of friendship in which E.T learns about life on earth and Elliot learns about some new values for the true meaning of friendship. E.T. wants to go home, but if Elliot helps him, he'll lose a friend...
Forget James Bond... and step into the real, dour and chilling world of spies and counterspies.
Oscar nominee Richard Burton is the burnt-out British agent who refuses to "come in from the cold" to take a desk job - but instead launches into the most dangerous assignment of his career, stalking a East German agent.
John Le Carre's best-selling novel provides the basis for this breathtaking thriller of espionage, intrigue, crosses and double-crosses.
First-rate performances from the entire cast are matched by a tension-packed and brilliantly plotted screenplay, with masterful direction from Martin Ritt.
Sabrina is charming, humorous and aglow with some of Hollywood's greatest stars, as Humphrey Bogart, William Holden and Audrey Hepburn star in this Cinderella story directed by renowned filmmaker Billy Wilder.
Bogie and Holden are the mega-rich Larrabee brothers of Long Island. Bogie's all work, Holden's all playboy.
But when Sabrina, daughter of the family's chauffeur, returns from Paris all grown up and glamorous, the stage is set for some family fireworks as the brothers fall under the spell of Hepburn's delightful charms.
Jimmy is a smooth-talking, joint-jumpin' saxophonist aiming for Big Band stardom.
Francine is a timid lounge singer who dreams of the spotlight.
When they meet, sparks fly and temperatures rise - and when he plays and she sings, they set New York on fire!
It's the beginning of a stormy relationship that will test their ability to balance their passion for jazz with their love for each other.
On a hot Brooklyn afternoon, two optimistic losers set out to rob a bank. Sonny is the mastermind, Sal is the follower and disaster is the result. Because the cops, crowds, TV cameras and even the pizza man have arrived. The well-planned heist is now a media "circus".
Al Pacino and director Sidney Lumet reteam for this boisterous comedy thriller that earned six Academy Award nominations (including Best Picture) and won an Oscar for Frank Pierson's streetwise screenplay.
Based on a true incident.
Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn and David Niven are Allied saboteurs assigned an impossible mission: infiltrate an impregnable Nazi-held island and destroy the two enormous long-range field guns that prevent the rescue of 2,000 trapped British soldiers.
Alexander Korda's screen adaptation of Tolstoy's novel starring Vivien Leigh. Anna Karenina (Leigh) is asked to come to Moscow to help sort out her brother's marital problems. On the train from St.Petersburg she befriends the Countess Vronsky who is met at the station by her son Colonel Vronsky. Anna immediately falls for him and, after the two keep meeting at various parties, they start an affair - despite Anna being married with a son. Tolstoy's novel has been adapted for both cinema and television several times from the first in 1935, starring Greta Garbo, through to the television version in 2000.
The mission is clear. Get in. Get the general. Get out.
Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should also be told to trust nothing – including the search-and-rescue orders just issued.
Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood go Where Eagles Dare in this twisty World War II thriller written by action master Alistair MacLean.
Enter The Dragon takes Bruce Lee to the island fortress of a criminal warlord called Man, whose martial arts academy covers up opium-smuggling and prostitution activities.
To avenge the death of his sister, Lee infiltrates the stronghold and enters Man's brutal martial arts tournament - a breathtaking visual feast of competitions fusing skills in Kung Fu, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Escrima and Hap Ki Do, staged by Lee himself.
This uncut edition includes a reformatted soundtrack plus footage unseen for decades including Lee's Monk scene and the now legendary Nunchaku scene.
Quite simply the definitive cut of the greatest martial arts movie ever!
Coal miner's daughter Josie Winters (Marlene Dietrich) has two beaus competing for her affection: Cash Evans (Randolph Scott) and Pittsburgh (John Wayne). Both men work in the coal mine, but are encouraged by Josie to better their lot in life. Pitt becomes wealthy as a steel producer, but when Josie chooses him over Cash he spurns her in order to marry for power. Josie turns to Cash, who himself builds a successful business just as Pitt's empire begins to crumble - and all this on the eve of WWII. The rivalry between the two men looks set to continue, but will the outbreak of war put things in a new perspective?
In this charming film based on the popular L.Frank Baum novel, Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado's path and somehow end up in the land of Oz.
Here she encounters some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who everyone says can help her return home and possibly grant her new friends their goals of a brain, heart and courage.
The German high command has filtered out all the most talented escape artists of the Allies' and placed them in a POW camp specifically designed to foil any unwanted departures. Of course, as soon as they arrive, the prisoners begin work on a series of tunnels under the direction of Roger Big X Bartlett.
He assigns the POWs to jobs according to their specialties: Bob Scrounger Hendley steals necessary items, Eric Dispersal Ashley-Pitt hides the soil being dug from the tunnels, and Danny the Tunnel King Willinski and Colin the Forger Blythe have self-explanatory handles.
For more than a year, 600 prisoners, most of whom won't be leaving, work toward an escape that will temporarily disrupt the operations of the German army.
A double-bill of romantic comedies starring Gracie Fields. In 'Queen of Hearts' (1936), lowly seamstress Gracie Perkins (Fields) pretends to be a wealthy supporter of the local arts in order to get a part in an upcoming production. As her deception leads to ever more complications, she eventually wins out, charming one and all to become the star of the show. In 'Look Up and Laugh' (1935), Fields stars as Grace Pearson, one of several clerks in a small town market threatened with closure when the land is purchased by a department store chain. Gutsy Grace rallies the market traders to prevent the takeover - a protest aided by the timely discovery of a Royal Charter, which enables the stallholders to declare their market place an autonomous nation. This was the third film appearance for a 22-year-old Vivien Leigh, who has a bit part.
Mrs. Jumbo, a veteran circus elephant, receives a baby from the stork. He soon becomes the laughing stock of the herd because of his jumbo-sized ears and is cruelly nicknamed "Dumbo".
When Mrs. Jumbo loses her temper, she is locked up as a mad elephant and Dumbo finds himself all alone, except for a self-appointed mentor-protector, Timothy Q. Mouse.
With the support of Timothy the mouse, Dumbo soon learns that his spectacular ears make him unique and special, allowing him to soar to fame as the world's only flying elephant.
The American Volunteer Group, or Flying Tigers, fight bravely for China's freedom despite the fact that they are greatly outnumbered.
Squadron leader Jim Gordon gets a new recruit when Woody Jason joins the group. Woody signs up only because he needs money to pay off a breach-of-promise suit. His egotism and mercenary motives gain him the ill-will of fellow fliers.
He further antagonises them by stealing Jim's girl, Brooke, a Red Cross worker.
In black & white.
Frank Capra's Oscar-winning classic romantic drama starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. Heiress Ellie Andrews (Colbert) flees her disapproving millionaire father (Walter Connolly) when he forbids her to marry worthless playboy King Westley (Jameson Thomas). En route to her fiancÚ, Ellie meets unemployed reporter Peter Warne (Gable). The unlikely pair are forced to rough it together when their bus breaks down, but Peter's plans to sell the story of their journey together hit a snag when he finds himself falling in love with Ellie. The film became the first to achieve the feat of winning all five major awards at the Oscars including Best Picture, Director, Actor (Gable), Actress (Colbert) and Writing Adapted Screenplay.
Arriving at a posh resort with her precious "panther" - a large gem with the image of a leaping feline inside - sexy Princess Dala meets the debonair Sir Charles. She is unaware, however that Charles, a.k.a "The Phantom", is a professional thief who steals from the rich and gives to... himself!
Enter Jacques Clouseau, the clumsiest Inspector ever to trip over a case.
Can he stop Charles's attempts to relieve the princess of her diamond? Can he even exit a room without breaking off the doorknob? Or will The Phantom steal away the "cat" and leave Clouseau to hold the bag?
Following 'Lawrence of Arabia' (1962), director David Lean continued his epic phase with this adaptation of Boris Pasternak's novel. During World War One, Yuri Zhivago (Omar Sharif) studies to become a doctor in Moscow. He marries his childhood sweetheart Tonya (Geraldine Chaplin), but is attracted to dressmaker's daughter Lara (Julie Christie), herself engaged to young revolutionary Pasha (Tom Courtenay). Lara is also conducting an affair with government official Komarovsky (Rod Steiger). Yuri and Lara's paths cross again in the aftermath of the Bolshevik revolution, and the two begin a passionate affair.
'Psycho' meets 'Hotel California' horror in which a young couple are trapped, awaiting their fate. For young couple Amy and David Fox (Kate Beckinsale and Luke Wilson), a long day bickering in their car suddenly gets much worse when they break down in the middle of nowhere. Luckily for them they find a motel and settle down to watch some TV. Concern rises when they realise the 'snuff' movies the motel thoughtfully supply for their guests seem vaguely familiar. Discovering hidden cameras, they realise that they are about to star in the performance of their lives, or rather the end of it, unless they can somehow escape.
Experience the visual splendor, thundering action and towering drama of this record-setting winner of 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture.
Charlton Heston brings a physical and moral presence to his Best Actor Oscar-winning role of Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey includes enslavement by the Romans, vengeance against his tormentors during a furious arena chariot race and fateful encounters with Jesus Christ.
Best Director Oscar winner William Wyler masterfully grips the reins of an enduring and spellbinding spectacular.
Clifton Webb, Robert Flemyng and Gloria Grahame star in this classic drama set during the Second World War, adapted from the book by Ewen Montagu which is based on real events. In order to deceive the Germans into thinking that the Allied forces are preparing to invade Greece, and not Sicily as planned, intelligence officers Lieutenant Commander Ewen Montagu (Webb) and Lieutenant George Acres (Flemyng) are tasked with a complex mission - they must find and dispatch a dead body under a fake identity of a British major into the sea, along with plans for the bogus invasion, to be discovered by the Nazis. Will the operation be a success or will the Germans discover the truth?
This sequel to 'Frankenstein' (1931) begins with the work's author, Mary Shelley (Elsa Lanchester), revealing to Lords Byron and Shelley that there is still more of the tale to be told... Scientist Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) is recuperating from the events of the first film, believing his creation (Boris Karloff) to have been destroyed in a fire, when he receives a visit from his former mentor Dr Praetorius. Praetorius wishes Frankenstein to resume his experiments, but the latter refuses. When Praetorius discovers the monster, alive and now able to communicate, he uses it to kidnap Frankenstein's wife, thus blackmailing him into creating a mate. Followed by 'Son of Frankenstein' (1939).
In the distant future the world is divided between two classes, the Barbarians and the Elite, with the former working in poverty and misery to support the decadence of the latter. The Elite have fashioned a huge flying stone head, the mask of the god Zardoz, and use it to collect grain from the Barbarians and keep them under their power. When one of the Barbarians, Zed, discovers a copy of L. Frank Baum's 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' in an old library he realises that what he has been told is a lie, jumps aboard the stone head, and begins an odyssey to uncover the secrets of the gods.
Elia Kazan directs this 1950s crime drama starring Marlon Brando. Ex-boxer Terry Malloy (Brando) becomes involved in corrupt dockside politics through his lawyer brother Charley (Rod Steiger), who works for gangster union boss Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb). When Terry witnesses the murder of a union worker by Johnny's thugs, his conscience begins to trouble him. He meets the murder victim's sister (Eva Marie Saint), and learns from Father Barry (Karl Malden) that the dead man was about to expose Johnny's illegal activities. Father Barry then tries to convince Terry to provide the evidence required to put Johnny behind bars. The film won eight Oscars, including Best Picture, Director and Actor.
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