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HOW LONG CAN I CHECKOUT MOVIES?

Movies are checked out for one week - unlike music and books.

May list by Nanette Alderman
The Challenger
The ChallengerKent Moran, Michael Clarke Duncan, S. Epatha Merkerson, Justin Hartley, Frank Watson, Stan Carp, Rob Morgan, and Michael Rivera, 2015, rated pg-13

When they are evicted from their home, struggling Bronx auto mechanic Jaden Miller will do everything in his power to save he and his mother from living on the streets. With the help of legendary trainer, Duane Taylor, Miller soon finds that boxing is their ticket to a better life. Earning the title 'Bronx Boy,' Miller becomes a local hero.

Hostile Border
Hostile Border
Veronica Sixtos, Julio Cedillo, Roberto Urbina, Jorge A. Jimenez, and Jesse Garcia, 2015, rated r

Raised in the U.S., Claudia is an undocumented immigrant living beyond her means in a twisted version of the American dream. When she's arrested by the FBI for credit card fraud, Claudia is quickly deported to Mexico. Speaking no Spanish and lost in her foreign 'homeland,' she reluctantly takes refuge at her estranged father's cattle ranch. As she clashes with her unyielding father, her attempts to return home to the U.S. thrust her into a dangerous bond with a foreign smuggler.

Hyena Road
Hyena RoadRossif Sutherland, Paul Gross, Christine Horne, Nabil Elouahabi, Niamatullah Arghandabi, Allan Hawco, and Clark Johnson, 2015,
rated r

A taut war action film about Canadian troops in Afghanistan as seen through the eyes of three very different men: A sniper who has never allowed himself to think of his targets as human and becomes implicated in the life of one; an intelligence officer who has never contemplated killing and becomes the engine of a plot to kill; and a legendary Mujahideen warrior who had put war behind him and is now the center of the battle zone.

The Las Ship
The Last Ship. The Complete Second SeasonEric Dane, Rhona Mitra, Adam Baldwin, Travis Van Winkle, Charles Parnell, Christina Elmore, Marissa Neitling, John Pyper-Ferguson, and Jocko Sims, 2016, rated tv-14

With a cure for the Red Virus and the goal to save the human race, Navy Captain Tom Chandler and his crew return to the States unsure of what they will find. As the crew seeks to find survivors and their families, they encounter a new, emerging enemy who's vying for control and may hinder the mass production of the cure.

Standoff
StandoffThomas Jane, Laurence Fishburne, Jim Watson, Ella Ballentine, and Joanna Douglas, 2016, rated r

Carter, a troubled veteran, gets a chance at redemption by protecting a 12 year-old girl from an assassin after she witnesses a murder. Holding a shotgun with a single shell, he engages in physical and psychological warfare in a desperate fight for the girl's life.

Street
StreetBeau Casper Smart, Quincy Brown, John Morrison, Mark Ryan, Kate Miner, and Shashawnee Hall, 2015, not rated

Remo Street is a young fighter who comes from a world where nothing is easy, so when he is faced with the opportunity to train with a world class coach, he has to choose between the long hard road to honor and glory, or succumbing to a brutal future as a cage fighter for the Russian Mafia.

Wildlike
WildlikeElla Purnell, Bruce Greenwood, Diane Farr, Brian Geraghty, Nolan Gerard Funk, Joshua Leonard, and Ann Dowd, 2014, not rated

In this thrilling coming-of-age adventure, a troubled teen must face the dangers of the Alaskan wild, as well as her own past, in order to find her way home. Sent to stay with her uncle in Alaska while her mother is in treatment, fourteen-year-old Mackenzie is forced to flee as her uncle's attention turns threatening.