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Cast: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty
Director: David Anspaugh
Synopsis: Based on the true inspirational story of an undersized, hard working kid with big dreams of playing for the Notre Dame football team.
Run Time: 1:53
Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts
Director: Woody Allen
Synopsis: Autobiographical love story which humorously chronicles the relationship and romance between Alvy (Allen) and Annie (Keaton). Academy Award winner for Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, Actress.
Run Time: 1:33
Lawrence Of Arabia
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn
Director: David Lean
Synopsis: Universally recognized as one of the greatest films of all time, <i>Lawrence of Arabia</i> tells the epic true story of T.E. Lawrence, a British military officer who helped organize the Arabian revolt against the Turks.
Run Time: 3:36
Cast: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Voice of: Christine Cavanaugh
Director: Chris Noonan
Synopsis: A piglet struggles to find his place on a farm until he is taken in by a sheepdog who shows him that he can be whatever he wants to be.
Run Time: 1:31
Babe: Pig in the City
Cast: Magda Szubanski, James Cromwell, Mary Stein
Director: George Miller
Synopsis: When farmer Hoggett is injured, the gallant pig makes his way to the big city in order to save the farm.
Run Time: 1:35
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut, Teri Garr
Director: Steven Spielberg
Synopsis: After their separate encounters with UFOs, a group of strangers begin a search that leads them to alien contact.
Run Time: 2:14
The Silence Of The Lambs
Cast: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn
Director: Jonathan Demme
Synopsis: With a serial killer on the loose, FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to collect a psychological profile from another serial killer--Dr. Hannibal Lecter. His clues lead her in pursuit of the killer and force her to face her traumatic childhood.
Run Time: 1:58
The Princess Bride
Cast: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon
Director: Rob Reiner
Synopsis: True love conquers all in this classic fairy tale told to a sick young boy by his grandfather.
Run Time: 1:38
Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Jeff Bridges, Zooey Deschanel
Director: Ash Brannon
Synopsis: Cody Maverick is the new up-and-coming surfer who must prove himself in the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship.
Run Time: 1:25
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Cast: Bill Hader, Anna Faris, Andy Samberg
Director: Phil Lord
Synopsis: Based on the classic children's book, <i>Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs</i> focuses on a town where food drops from the sky like rain.
Run Time: 1:35