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Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden
Director: Billy Wilder
Synopsis: A beautiful young woman falls in love with the two brothers her father works for, one a straightlaced workaholic, the other, a womanizing playboy.
Run Time: 1:53
Cast: Harrison Ford, Julia Ormond, Greg Kinnear
Director: Sydney Pollack
Synopsis: After a beautiful transformation, a young woman must choose between the playboy she admired for years and his brother who has taken a new interest in her.
Run Time: 2:07
National Lampoon's Animal House
Cast: Tom Hulce, Mark Metcalf, Kevin Bacon
Director: John Landis
Synopsis: Two college freshmen join the Delta fraternity in 1962. They can't get enough of the parties, girls, and good times. When the Dean and rival fraternity threaten to have Delta kicked off campus, however, the young men must fight to keep the party going.
Run Time: 1:48
Thu, Dec 25th - 2:35 AM ET
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Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young
Director: John G. Avildsen
Synopsis: Academy Award winning film about a man who works his way up from nothing to become a boxing champion and icon.
Run Time: 1:59
Cast: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi
Director: Joel Coen
Synopsis: A car salesman in a desperate financial situation hires a couple of losers to kidnap his wife and demand ransom from her wealthy father. When the plan starts to unravel, the very pregnant local police chief tries to solve the case.
Run Time: 1:38
Wed, Dec 31st - 2:30 AM ET
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Cast: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper
Director: David Anspaugh
Synopsis: Based on a true story about a former basketball coach who gets a second chance in a small Indiana town, earning the trust of his team while leading them to victory at the 1954 State Championship.
Run Time: 1:54
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Harrison Ford
Director: George Lucas
Synopsis: A group of recent high school grads spend one final summer night together, cruising the strip before they leave for college.
Run Time: 1:52
The Black Stallion
Cast: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr
Director: Carroll Ballard
Synopsis: A young boy and an Arabian horse survive a tragic ship accident and learn to live with one another on a deserted island. After their rescue, the boy and a veteran horse trainer groom the stallion to become a world champion racer.
Run Time: 1:57
Cast: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie
Director: Robert Rossen
Synopsis: Paul Newman gives a memorable performance as "Fast" Eddie Felson, a young pool shark who makes a deal with a slick talking manager after a high stakes loss breaks his competitive spirit.
Run Time: 2:14
3:10 To Yuma
Cast: Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr
Director: Delmer Daves
Synopsis: A small-time rancher must secretly take a captured outlaw leader to the nearest town with a railway station to await the next train to the court in Yuma. Conflict erupts, however, when the mission becomes public information.
Run Time: 1:32