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American History X

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"Derek Vinyard, the charismatic leader of a group of young white supremacists in Los Angeles, lands in prison for a brutal, hate-driven murder. Upon his release, ashamed of his past and pledging to reform, Derek realizes he must save his younger brother, Danny, from a similar fate. A groundbreaking controversial drama about the tragic consequences of racism in a family."--Container.
DVD
1998
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Certain Women

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A stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand. A portrait emerges of flawed but strong-willed individuals in the process of defining themselves.
DVD
2017; 2016
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Arrival

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When mysterious spacecraft touch down around the world, a team, including linguist Louise Banks, is brought together to investigate. As humankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers, and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.
DVD
2017
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The Birth of a Nation

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Nat Turner is a literate American slave and preacher. His financially strained owner accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. But as Nat witnesses countless atrocities, he orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
DVD
2016
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La la Land

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A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams.
DVD
2017
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20th Century Women

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The story of three women who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s.
DVD
2017; 2016
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Passengers

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Two passengers board a spaceship transporting them to a new life on another planet. The trip takes a deadly turn when their hibernation pods mysteriously wake them 90 years before they reach their destination. As Jim and Aurora try to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction, they begin to fall for each other, unable to deny their intense attraction, only to be threatened by the imminent collapse of the ship and the discovery of the truth behind why they woke up.
DVD
2017; 2016
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Moana

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A mythic adventure set around 2,000 years ago across a series of islands in the South Pacific. The film follows the journey of a spirited teenager named Moana as she meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together they traverse the open ocean, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds.
DVD
2017
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Manchester by the Sea

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An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.
DVD
2017
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What We Do in the Shadows

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Vladislav, Viago, and Deacon are vampires who live here, among us. They are real vampires; undead, immortal creatures who stalk the night and search for human blood, preferably virgins. Witness the many horrid, abominable aspects of vampire life, such as hunting and feeding, vampire rivalry and fighting with werewolves, as well as normal night to night aspects that make them not so different from us like keeping the flat clean, jobs, shopping, meeting people and trying to fit in.
DVD
2015; 2014
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Wall Street

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In this riveting, behind-the-scenes look at big business in the 1980s, an ambitious young broker is lured into the illegal, lucrative world of corporate espionage when he is seduced by the power, status, and financial wizardry of Wall Street legend Gordon Gekko. But he soon discovers that the pursuit of overnight riches comes at a price that's too high to pay.
DVD
2010; 1987
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Caddyshack

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Greenskeeper Carl Spackler is about to start World War III, against a gopher. Pompous Judge Smalls plays to win but his nubile niece Lacey Underall wants to score her own way. Playboy Ty Webb shoots perfect golf by becoming the ball. And country club loudmouth Al Czervik just doubled a $20,000 bet on a 10-foot putt. Insanity? No. Caddyshack.
DVD
2010
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Along the Great Divide

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A U.S. Marshal rescues an accused murderer from mob justice, sets out to escort the wily old coot to trial, and confronts pursuing vigilantes, a desert windstorm, a rebellious deputy and a beautiful woman along the way.
DVD
2009; 1951
Clemons (Stacks)
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Mr. Lucky

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Spirited comedy of a professional gambler trying to raise a new bankroll by fleecing a wealthy young woman.
DVD
2009; 1943
Clemons (Stacks)
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Homicide

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An inner-city detective is investigating the murder of an elderly candy shop owner and finds odd clues along the way, while at the same time trying to find out who he has become.
DVD
2009; 1991
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Warriors

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The Warriors, a New York City street gang, are unfairly blamed for the death of a rival gang leader. Now they must fight for their lives against armies of gangs that outnumber the police 5 to 1!
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

The Gay Divorcee

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In one of their best loved, most charming song and dance comedies, Fred and Ginger demonstrate just how they became known as America's greatest dance team. Includes the Academy Award-winning hit The Continental.
DVD
2006; 1934
Clemons (Stacks)
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Machete

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Based on the fake trailer Rodriguez made for inclusion in the movie Grindhouse, Machete tells the story of a Mexican Federale. Years ago in Mexico, Machete was double-crossed by his boss, resulting in his wife and child being murdered before his eyes by drug kingpin Torrez, and Machete himself beaten, shot, and left for dead. Now, Machete resurfaces in Austin, Texas, working day labor when he's hired to assassinate Senator McLaughlin, an extreme advocate against illegal immigration. Once again betrayed and set-up, Machete plots his revenge against the men who've wronged him with the help of resistance fighter Luz, ICE Agent Sartana, and his shotgun-toting brother, Padre (who really is a priest!). Machete lays waste to anything that gets in his path. As he takes on hit men, vigilantes [...]
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Slam

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Trapped in Dodge City, a drug-infested war zone in southeast Washington, D.C., Ray Joshua, gifted young MC, copes with the despair and poverty of his neighborhood by using his wits and verbal talent. One day he is arrested when his drug dealer is gunned down while talking to him. He is put to prison where two rival gangs, Thug Life and the Union, want to recruit him as a member. In jail he finds truth in himself and his craft through Lauren Bell, a beautiful and charismatic writing teacher who leads him to the path of salvation. Using his talent for poetic rap, Ray learns to survive and rise above the pain of his lost generation.
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1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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Harry, Ron, and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life.
DVD
2004
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