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Romancing the Stone
Cast: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny Devito
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Synopsis: When her sister is kidnapped, a lonely romance novelist heads to Columbia to pay the ransom and finds herself in the middle of an adventure far more thrilling than anything she has written before.
Run Time: 1:46
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
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, John Goodman
Director: Joel Coen
Synopsis: A married couple comprised of an ex-con and an ex-cop kidnap a baby from a group of quintuplets when they learn they can't conceive on their own.
Run Time: 1:34
Five Easy Pieces
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy "Green" Bush
Director: Bob Rafelson
Synopsis: An oil rigger, unhappy in his choice to abandon his musical talents, is forced to face his past when he returns home to take care of his dying father.
Run Time: 1:38
Arthur and the Invisibles 2: The Revenge of Maltazard
Cast: Selena Gomez, Freddie Highmore, Stacy Ferguson
Director: Luc Besson
Synopsis: Arthur and the Invisibles are at it again with fun, fantasy, and adventure!
Run Time: 1:35
Arthur and the Invisibles 3: War of Two Worlds
Cast: Selena Gomez, Freddie Highmore, Mia Farrow
Director: Luc Besson
Synopsis: The adventures continue as Arthur fights to grow back to his normal size.
Run Time: 1:41
The Magnificent Seven
Cast: Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach
Director: John Sturges
Synopsis: A group of seven tough gunslingers are hired by a Mexican village to put a stop to the vicious bandit and his gang who have been pillaging it for years
Run Time: 2:08
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
Irma La Douce
Cast: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Lou Jacobi
Director: Billy Wilder
Synopsis: Academy Award winning adaptation of the Broadway musical about a Gendarme who falls in love with a prostitute that he arrests.
Run Time: 2:22
The Russians Are Coming, The Russians are Coming
Cast: Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint, Alan Arkin
Director: Norman Jewison
Synopsis: Based on Nathaniel Benchley's comic novel. A Russian submarine mistakenly lands off the coast of New England, leading the overactive imaginations of the locals to believe it is the beginning of a Russian invasion.
Run Time: 2:05