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The Day of the Dolphin
Jake Terrell (George C. Scott), a biologist who devotes his life to dolphin research, has concentrated his efforts for four years on Alpha, an animal born and brought up in the center, and for whom he feels an almost fatherly…
Sands of Iwo Jima
Tough-as-nails career Marine Sergeant John Stryker (John Wayne) is greatly disliked by the men of his squad, particularly the combat replacements, for the rigorous training he puts them through. From training to the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War…
Morgan: A Suitable Case For Treatment
Morgan Delt (David Warner) is a loving man. He is an artist, fond of flowers, animals and children. But like his jungle hero, the male gorilla, he becomes formidable when in danger. As his wife Leonie (Vanessa Redgrave) decides to…
The Captain's Paradise
Henry St James (Alec Guinness), captain of a ferry steamer ploughing between Gibraltar and Kalik in North Africa, believes he has discovered the secret of an earthly paradise, a paradise founded on the love of two very different women. In…
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
A small-town girl goes overboard with war-time patriotic zeal and marries a soldier she's only met once. He disappears after one night, then she thinks she's pregnant... but she just can't remember her husband's name. Nominated for Best Original Screenplay…
Is Paris Burning?
The courage-filled story of the Allied Resistance and the Paris Liberation of 1944. As the Nazi jackboot marches through Europe, the freedom fighters of Paris mount a brave resistance. Nominated for Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction at the Academy…
Seconds
Desperate to escape his life, Arthur succumbs to a mysterious organization's offer of a new identity and a fresh start. Surgically transformed into the handsome, young Tony Wilson, he begins a jet-set existence among a community of "Reborns." Nominated for…
The Rose Tattoo
A neighborhood is disturbed when truck driver Rosario is killed by the police. One day, his wife learns Rosario was having an affair; and a new carefree, handsome Italian truck driver enters her life. Winner of the Best Actress (Anna…
One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing
When a Wellington bomber crashes, its crew is forced to bail and wander around occupied WWII Holland. With die-hard courage, they head toward the North Sea and freedom, narrowly escaping detection and trusting a woman who offers to smuggle them…
Moonrise
Branded the son of a killer, Danny accidentally kills a man who taunts him beyond endurance. Haunted by guilt and with the law closing in, Danny realizes he must confront the consequences of his actions. Based on Theodore Strauss' novel…
War of the Worlds
Gene Barry and Ann Robinson are among the humans intrigued when a meteor-like object crashes to Earth... but its occupants are definitely not friendly. Winner of Best Special Effects and Nominated for Best Editing at the Academy Awards. "...Director Byron…
Teacher's Pet
Jim Gannon (Clark Gable) is a school-of-hard-knocks newspaperman who despises journalism schools, until he sees who's doing the teaching. Attracted to lovely professor Erica Stone (Doris Day), he masquerades as a novice in her class. Nominated for Best Supporting Actor…
The Pawnbroker
Sol (Rod Steiger), is a Jewish pawnbroker, and Holocaust survivor. He has lost all faith in his fellow man and ultimately realizes the tragedy of his own actions. Nominated for Best Actor at the Academy Awards, and the Golden Globes…
Murder on the Orient Express
Famous detective Hercule Poirot (Albert Finney) is on the Orient Express, but the train is caught in the snow. When one of the passengers is discovered murdered, Poirot immediately starts investigating. Winner of the Best Supporting Actress (Ingrid Bergman) and…
Chinatown
A landmark movie in the film-noir tradition, CHINATOWN stands as a true screen classic. Jack Nicholson is private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite (Faye Dunaway) to…
Flower Drum Song
In this classic musical romantic comedy, a young woman (Miyoshi Umeki) arrives in San Francisco's Chinatown from Hong Kong with the intention of marrying a rakish nightclub owner (Jack Soo), unaware he is involved with one of his singers (Nancy…
The Sound Barrier
The story of aviation exploration and of the human problems which beset those on earth who can only sit and wait. John Ridgefield, pioneer airman and visionary, manufactures jet planes designed to fly faster than sound into a new world,…
Seven Days to Noon
Professor Willingdon is a scientist engaged on highly secret Government research. When he sends a letter to 10 Downing Street threatening to blow up the Houses of Parliament within 7 days unless the Prime Minister agrees to his demands, it…
The Man in the White Suit
Sidney Stratton (Alec Guinness), laboratory dishwasher at a textile mill, is secretly at work on the invention of a new fabric that will never get dirty and never wear out. After many trials, the invention succeeds and it is brought…
Last Year at Marienbad - L'année dernière à Marienbad
This French New-Wave classic features stunning imagery, while deliberately avoiding conventional plot and character development. In a vast and opulent hotel, an unnamed man attempts to persuade a similarly unnamed married woman that they have not only met before, but…