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HOW LONG CAN I CHECKOUT MOVIES?

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

February list by Nanette Alderman
Breakdown
Breakdown
Craig Fairbrass, James Cosmo, Emmett J. Scanlan, Mem Ferda, and Olivia Grant, 2016, not rated

Loving father, faithful husband, and professional contract killer. Haunted by visions of his violent past, professional hit man Alfie, spirals out of control. His work compromised as he reaches breaking point, Alfie is forced to defend his family from his ruthless employers. It follows the story of one man's degradation and his subsequent comeback after his family comes under threat.

Cast a Giant Shadow
Cast a Giant Shadow
Kirk Douglas, John Wayne, Senta Berger, Frank Sinatra, Yul Brynner, and Angie Dickinson, 1966, not rated

Biographical film following the life of American soldier Col. David 'Mickey' Marcus, the soldier responsible for turning the Israeli Army into a true power for their fight for independence.

Dog Eat Dog
Dog Eat DogNicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Omar Dorsey, and Reynaldo Gallegos, 2016,
not rated

A trio of ex-cons, deep in the underbelly of Los Angeles, are hired for a kidnapping. When the abduction goes awry and gets completely out of control, the cons find themselves on the run, vowing to stay out of prison at all costs.

Hit and Run
Hit & RunDax Shepard, Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper, Tom Arnold, Kristin Chenoweth, and Michael Rosenbaum, 2012, rated r

A nice guy with a questionable past, Charlie Bronson, risks everything when he busts out of a witness protection program to drive his girlfriend to Los Angeles for the job opportunity of a lifetime. Their road trip grows awkwardly complicated, however, when they're chased by an inept fed and Charlie's ex-pal, a vengeance-crazed criminal he helped put behind bars.

The Librarians
The Librarians. Season TwoChristian Kane, Lindy Booth, and Rebecca Romijn, 2015, not rated

An ancient organization hidden beneath the Metropolitan Public Library, dedicated to protecting an unknowing world from the magical reality hidden all around, solves mysteries, fights supernatural threats, and recovers powerful artifacts.

Life on the Line
Life on the LineJohn Travolta, Kate Bosworth, Sharon Stone, Devon Sawa, Gil Bellows, and Julie Benz, 2015, rated r

As a huge electrical storm sweeps toward Texas, lineman Beau is haunted by memories of his brother's death by lightning years earlier. Bailey, the niece Beau helped raise, has a secret she needs to share with her boyfriend, Duncan. But he and Beau's brave team are racing to replace miles of power cables before the tempest strikes.

Operation Chromite
Operation ChromiteLiam Neeson, Jung-Jae Lee, and Beom-Su Lee, 2016, not rated

American General Douglas MacArthur sends eight members of the Korean Liaison Office on a secret mission behind North Korean lines to carry out Operation 'X-ray.' This covert operation must succeed so that MacArthur can launch the daring Incheon Landing Operation.This is a fictionalized version of the historical CIA/military intelligence operation 'Trudy Jackson."

Shooter
ShooterMark Wahlberg, Danny Glover, Ned Beatty, Elias Koteas, and Tate Donovan, 2007, rated r

An expert marksman is framed for the attempted assassination of the President. Now he must go on the run to find who set him up to take the fall.

Sinbad and the War of the Furies
Sinbad and the War of the FuriesJohn Morrison, Ashley Doris, Chloe Farnworth, Josh Fingerhut, and Jamie Bernadette, 2016, not rated

On a treasure hunt gone wrong, modern-day adventurer Sinbad accidentally releases the Furies, three beautiful but terrible ancient beings powerful enough to threaten life on Earth.

Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow. The Complete Third SeasonTom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Orlando Jones, and Katia Winter, 2013, not rated

Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.

They Were Expendable
They Were ExpendableRobert Montgomery, John Wayne, and Donna Reed, 1945, rated pg-13

Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines with hit-and-run tactics that buy time for the U.S., crippled by losses at Pearl Harbor.

USS Indianapolis
USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage
Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, and Matt Lanter, 2016, rated r

The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and relentless shark attacks.