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September list by Nanette Alderman
Abandoned
Abandoned
Brittany Murphy, Dean Cain, Mimi Rogers, Peter Bogdanovich, and Tim Thomerson, 2010, rated pg-13

Mary brings her new boyfriend to the hospital for minor outpatient surgery. But when she returns later to pick him up, he has mysteriously vanished. The police can't help her. Her friends, who have never met him, don't believe her. Is the hospital administrator involved in a creepy cover-up? Could Mary's increasingly frantic state be connected to her previous psychiatric issues? Is it possible her boyfriend doesn't exist at all?

Beneath the Dark
Beneath the DarkJaime-Lynn Sigler, Angela Featherstone, and Josh Stewart, 2010, NOT RATEd

A young couple stays overnight at a roadside motel while on a road trip to a wedding. They encounter the creepy and potentially violent innkeeper, his sexy and deranged wife, and a mysterious guest who seems to know more about their past than anyone possibly could.

Bulldog Drummond Comes Back
Bulldog Drummond Comes BackJohn Barrymore and Louise Campbell, 1937, not rated

Iconic British detective Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond betrays the advice of his Scotland Yard associate, Colonel Nielsen, to track down a murderous couple that has kidnapped his fiance.

The List of Adrian Messenger
The List of Adrian MessengerGeorge C. Scott, Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra, Dana Wynter, Clive Brook, and Gladys Cooper, 1963, not rated

A retired officer must uncover the identity of a mass murderer who is killing off the potential heirs to a family fortune. The only clues are the names on the list of murdered heir Adrian Messenger. The tension builds as the final evil unfolds.

Murder at the Presidio
Murder at the PresidioJason Priestley, Martin Cummins, Daniel Roebuck, and Lou Diamond Phillips, 2005, rated r

Based on the true story of the only homicide committed on the famed San Francisco military base. A military Criminal Investigations Officer goes beyond his orders to get to the facts behind what appears to be a robbery-motivated killing.

Rebecca
Rebecca
Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson, and Nigel Bruce, 1940, not rated

A young woman who believes she has found her heart's desire when she marries the dashing aristocratic widower Maxim de Winter. But upon moving to Manderley, her groom's baroque ancestral mansion, she soon learns that his deceased wife haunts not only the home but the temperamental, brooding Maxim as well.