Movies are checked out for one week - unlike music and books.
The adventures of a crusty, dyed-in-the-wool bachelor, Charlie Allnut, and his nemesis, Rose Sayer, in World War I Africa. The pair struggles against the climate, the river, the bugs, the Germans, and each other, until love overcomes all.
A young aspiring actress becomes the secretary to an aging star and uses everyone to get to the top. From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve is determined to take the reins of power away from the great actress Margo.
British soldiers are forced to build a railway bridge for their WWII Japanese captors, unaware of an Allied mission to blow it up. Based on the novel by Pierre Boulle.
Casablanca: easy to enter, but much harder to leave, especially if you're wanted by the Nazis. Such a man is Resistance leader Victor Laszlo, whose only hope is Rick Blaine, a cynical American who sticks his neck out for no one - especially Victor's wife Ilsa, the ex-lover who broke his heart. Ilsa offers herself in exchange for Laszlo's transport out of the country and bitter Rick must decide what counts more - personal happiness or countless lives hanging in the balance.
A private detective finds himself in over his head as he takes on a case involving the most rich and powerful people in Chinatown.
Alone at his fantastic estate known as Xanadu, 70-year-old Charles Foster Kane dies, uttering only the single word Rosebud. So ends the odyssey of a life, and begins a fabulous tale of the rise to wealth and power, and ultimate fall, of a complex man.
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son.
A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War.
Following a prison term he served for manslaughter, Tom Joad returns to find his family homestead overwhelmed by weather and the greed of the banking industry. With little work potential on the horizon of the Oklahoma dust bowls, the entire family packs up and heads for the promised land: California. But the arduous trip and harsh living conditions they encounter offer little hope, and family unity proves as daunting a challenge as any other they face.
George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all and it's Christmas! As the angels discuss George, his life is shown in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence. Clarence then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn't been for all of his good deeds over the years. Will Clarence be able to convince George to return to his family and forget suicide?
Stationed in Cairo in 1916, Lawrence languished in the mapmaking department of British Intelligence until he was asked to find and gather information on Prince Feisal, leader of the Arab Allied forces in World War I. Lawrence of Arabia movie His desert journey inspired his first military success when he led a small contingent of Arabs against the Turkish stronghold of Aqaba.
The story of a crook who feigns insanity in order to be placed in a posh mental institution rather than a cell, but faces shock therapy instead.
The tough prizefighter turned longshoreman Terry Malloy has a deepening moral crisis as he must choose whether to remain loyal to the mob-connected union boss Johnny Friendly and Johnny's right-hand man, Terry's brother, Charley, as the authorities close in on them.
The incredible true story follows the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust. It is the triumph of one man who made a difference and the drama of those who survived one of the darkest chapters in human history because of what he did.
The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom.