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Cast: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott
Director: Harold Ramis
Synopsis: A selfish Pittsburgh reporter must change his ways or continue living the same day over and over again.
Run Time: 1:41
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr
Director: Sydney Pollack
Synopsis: An out of work actor with a bad reputation revitalizes his career when he dresses as a woman in order to land a key role on a daytime television program.
Run Time: 1:56
On The Waterfront
Cast: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb
Director: Elia Kazan
Synopsis: Marlon Brando gives a memorable performance as a washed up prize fighter turned dock worker with a heavy heart after his friend is killed at the request of his corrupt union boss.
Run Time: 1:47
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: Robert DeNiro, Cybill Shepherd, Peter Boyle
Director: Martin Scorsese
Synopsis: A psychotic and lonely New York City cab driver decends into violent paranoia when his hatred of street people becomes overwhelming.
Run Time: 1:53
The Deer Hunter
Cast: Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Christopher Walken
Director: Michael Cimino
Synopsis: This epic drama examines the deep psychological effects of the Vietnam War on the inhabitants of a small American town.
Run Time: 3:03
Cast: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson
Director: Fred Zinneman
Synopsis: This classic musical tells the story of two young cowboys who fight for the women they love in the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century.
Run Time: 2:19