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Adrift

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Based on the true story of survival, a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.
DVD
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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The Finest Hours

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In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the Coast Guard set out to rescue the more than 30 stranded sailors trapped aboard the rapidly-sinking vessel.
DVD
2016
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Island of Lost Souls

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Laughton is a mad doctor conducting ghastly genetic experiments on a remote island in the South Seas, much to the fear and disgust of the shipwrecked sailor who finds himself trapped there.
DVD
2011; 1932
Clemons (Stacks)
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All Is Lost

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An open-water thriller about one man's battle for survival against the elements after his sailboat is destroyed at sea. Using only a sextant and nautical maps to chart his progress, he is forced to rely on ocean currents to carry him into a shipping lane in hopes of hailing a passing vessel. But with the sun unrelenting, sharks circling, and his meager supplies dwindling, the ever-resourceful sailor soon finds himself staring his mortality in the face.
DVD
2014; 2013
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Life of Pi

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A young Pi Patel, overcoming a cataclysmic shipwreck, finds himself stranded on a lifeboat with the last survivor, a ferocious Bengal tiger named Richard Parker.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Prospero's Books: An Adaptation of the Tempest by William Shakespeare

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"Prospero, once the Duke of Milan, now reigns over a faraway island, living there with his only daughter, Miranda. Twelve years earlier Prospero's brother, in league with the King of Naples, had exiled Prospero and his daughter from their home. One evening, Prospero imagines creating a storm powerful enough to bring his old enemies to his island. He begins to write a play about this tempest, speaking aloud the lines of each of his characters. It is the story of Prospero's past, and his revenge."--Title screens. As adapted by Peter Greenaway, the film envisions a magical realm of exquisite beauty, where the innocence of love and dreams of revenge collide to create a tempest. Greenaway structures the film around the 24 books Prospero took into exile, and while remaining faithful to the [...]
DVD
2007; 1991
Clemons (Stacks)
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Life of Pi

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Emotional thematic content throughout and some scary action sequences and peril.; Based on the bestselling novel by Yann Martel. A young Pi Patel, overcoming a cataclysmic shipwreck, finds himself stranded on a lifeboat with the only survivor, a ferocious Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Includes special features.
DVDBlu-Ray
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cast Away

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Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer, finds his ruled-by-the-clock existence ended when a harrowing plane crash leaves him isolated on a remote island. As Chuck struggles to survive, he finds that his own personal journey has only just begun.
DVD
2002
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Lifeboat

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When their vessel is torpedoed in the Atlantic Ocean during WWII, eight survivors find refuge in a lifeboat. Short on food and water, their situation is further complicated when they rescue a crew member from the German submarine that sank their ship.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lost: The Complete Sixth Season, the Final Season

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In the aftermath of a monumental explosion, reality shifts for everyone associated with the mystical island.
DVD
2010
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Lost The Complete Third Season: The Unexplored Experience

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As the power of the island to both heal and destroy comes into sharp focus, the lines between good and evil are blurred and loyalties are challenged when the survivors of the crash become tangled within the lives of the Others.
DVD
2007
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Lost The Complete Fourth Season: The Expanded Experience

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More than three months after their fateful crash, the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 will discover that the only thing more dangerous than the island might be the people who have come to rescue them.
DVD
2008; 2007
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Twelfth Night

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Shipwrecked on an unfriendly Illyrian shore, Viola, believing her twin brother is dead, disguises herself in male attire and joins the retinue of the lovesick Duke Orsino.
DVD
2005; 1996
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Twelfth Night

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After a shipwreck, twin siblings Viola and Sebastian wash up on the shores of Illyria. Viola, disguised as a man named Cesario, takes up service with the Duke Orsino, who is madly in love with the Lady Olivia. But Olivia is in mourning over her brother's death, so Orsino sends Cesario over as an emissary of love, except that Olivia falls for Viola!
DVD
2008; 1968
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Day After

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Following a nuclear strike against the United States, families in small-town Kansas try to survive as radiation slowly kills everything around them.
DVD
2004; 1983
Clemons (Stacks)
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Travolti DA Un Insolito Destino Nell'azzurro Mare D'agosto: Swept Away

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Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Mediterranean, Swept Away is Lina Wertmuller's most famous and controversial film about sex, love, and politics.
DVD
2006; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
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Robinson Crusoe on Mars

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When his spaceship crash-lands on the barren wastelands of Mars, U.S. astronaut Commander "Kit" Draper must fight for survival, with a pet monkey his only companion until he meets "Friday," an alien.
DVD
2007; 1964
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lord of the Flies

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DVD
1999; 1963
Clemons (Stacks)
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Open Water 2.: Adrift

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Based on a true story, a weekend cruise aboard a luxury yacht goes horribly awry for a group of old high school friends who forget to lower the ladder into the water before swimming, leaving them adrift miles from shore and in a fight for survival.
DVD
2007
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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DVD
2006