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2010 Academy Awards

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The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

$19.95 | 94 minutes

Nominee - Best Documentary

In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a top military strategist working for the RAND Corporation, leaked a 7,000 page document known as the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times. Disenchanted with the nation's conduct in Vietnam, Ellsberg believed the release of the top secret paper -- which outlined the "secret&hellip…

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2009 Academy Awards

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Trouble the Water

$23.95 | 96 minutes

Nominee - Best Documentary Feature

As Hurricane Katrina hammers New Orleans, it changes the lives of aspiring rap artist Kimberly Rivers Roberts and her street-smart husband forever. Edited together from video footage shot by the couple during and after the storm's devastation, this documentary offers a visceral, personal view&hellip…

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2008 Academy Awards

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Sicko

$11.95 | 0 minutes

Oscar(Best Documentary, Features (Nominated))

America's most incendiary filmmaker, Michael Moore, returned in 2007 with this health-care-industry exposé SICKO tackles material as controversial as the topics explored in Moore's other films, yet does so in a way that places the focus on ordinary Americans affected by the&hellip…

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2006 Academy Awards

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Divided We Stand

$14.95 | 78 minutes

DIVIDED WE STAND - A ROAD TRIP THROUGH AN AMERICAN ELECTION Divided We Stand is a video journey during the waning days of the 2004 Presidential Election. The director, Tom Drew, weaves his way across the Southwest through a line of 'swing states', from his home in Los Angeles to his parent's farm in Arkansas. The colorful assortment&hellip…

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2005 Academy Awards

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The Motorcycle Diaries

$10.95 | 127 minutes

Oscar, Best Adapted Screenplay(Nominee)

In 1952, a young medical student and a biochemist from Argentina set off on a road trip across South America. As they straddled their beaten up motorcycle, the men talked in awed tones of the sights they were about to experience. The record of their trip may have disappeared into the ether&hellip…

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Super Size Me

$10.95 | 100 minutes

Oscar, Best Documentary Feature(Nominee)

In this hilarious yet informative documentary, debut director Morgan Spurlock makes himself the victim of a cruel experiment: he puts himself on a 30-day diet of nothing but McDonald's food. Eating three meals a day exclusively from McDonald's, Spurlock's health quickly deteriorates. The&hellip…

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Being Julia

$7.95 | 104 minutes

Oscar, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role(Nominee)

As she enters her early 40s, London theater actress Julia Lambert (Annette Bening) starts having a nervous breakdown. She still rules the West End, but is growing too old for ingenue parts. When Tom Fennell (Shaun Evans), an adoring lad half her age, comes into her&hellip…

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2004 Academy Awards

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Capturing the Friedmans

$26.95 | 107 minutes

Best Documentary, Features(Nominee)

Watching Andrew Jarecki's riveting non-fiction drama is like watching a slow-motion replay of a multi-car pileup; you know it's headed for disaster, but there's no way you can stop watching. On the surface, the Friedmans were a typical 1980s American family. Living in Great Neck, Long Island&hellip…

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2002 Academy Awards

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Monster's Ball

$7.95 | 112 minutes

Oscar, Best Original Screenplay(Nominee)
Oscar, Best Actress

Set in modern Mississippi, MONSTER'S BALL subtly examines the impact of personal loss and the transforming power of human connection. The movie begins in the state penitentiary's death row, where father-and-son prison guards Hank (Billy Bob Thornton) and Sonny Grotowski&hellip…

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War Photographer

$21.95 | 96 minutes

Oscar, Best Feature Documentary(Nominee)

The Oscar-nominated documentary film WAR PHOTOGRAPHER is a harrowing journey into the world of renowned photojournalist James Nachtwey. Swiss filmmaker Christian Frei fearlessly trails Nachtwey into the front lines of violence and human suffering in areas including Kosovo, Indonesia, and&hellip…

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2001 Academy Awards

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Before Night Falls

$15.95 | 133 minutes

Oscar, Best Actor(Nominee)

The life of Reinaldo Arenas, an exiled Cuban homosexual writer, is chronicled in an adaptation of his memoir BEFORE NIGHT FALLS, directed by Julian Schnabel (BASQUIAT). Javier Bardem (in an Oscar-nominated performance) portrays Arenas as he journeys from poverty to university to the sexual revolution&hellip…

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Amores Perros

$7.95 | 153 minutes

Oscar, Best Foreign Language Film(Nominee)

Alejandro Gonzalez Iniarritu makes an electrifying directorial debut with AMORES PERROS, an energetic, assured motion picture that jumps off the screen with a seemingly boundless energy. Told in three separate chapters--OCTAVIO AND SUSANA, DANIEL AND VALERIA, and EL CHIVO AND MARU--the&hellip…

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Traffic

$34.95 | 147 minutes

Oscar, Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Oscar, Best Director
Oscar, Best Editing
Oscar, Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published
Oscar, Best Picture(Nominee)

Steven Soderbergh followed up his critical and commercial smash ERIN BROCKOVICH with this wildly exhilarating exploration&hellip…

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2000 Academy Awards

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All About My Mother

$16.95 | 101 minutes

Oscar, Best Foreign Language Film

Spanish director Pedro Almodvar's tender, intelligent drama follows the emotional journey of Manuela, an organ transplant coordinator who scours the back alleys and gutters of Barcelona in search of her errant ex-husband (a half-transsexual prostitute named Lola), saddled with the devastating&hellip…

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1998 Academy Awards

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Colors Straight Up

$15.95 | 90 minutes

Oscar, Best Documentary Feature(Nominee)

Set in the precarious surrounding of South Central, Los Angeles, COLORS STRAIGHT UP is a documentary that explores the lives of children who have managed to escape slipping into a life of crime via their commitments to various artistic endeavors. An organization called Colors United helps&hellip…

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1996 Academy Awards

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Shanghai Triad

$26.95 | 109 minutes

Oscar, Best Cinematography(Nominee)

A visually dazzling gangster film from director Zhang Yimou. Nightclub singer Xiao Jingbao lives a pampered life as the mistress of Shanghai godfather Mr. Tang. However, she gets in over her head after she begins an affair with Song, Mr. Tang's number two man, who wants to wrench control of&hellip…

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1995 Academy Awards

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Hoop Dreams

$21.95 | 171 minutes

Oscar, Best Film Editing(Nominee)

A highly acclaimed, Oscar-overlooked documentary about the hopes and dreams of two inner city youths who see basketball, and especially acceptance to a school known for its outstanding basketball program, as their ticket out of poverty. Appearances by Isiah Thomas, Dick Vitale, Spike Lee and Bobby&hellip…

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1992 Academy Awards

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Madame Bovary

$21.95 | 143 minutes

Oscar, Best Costume Design(Nominee)

Claude Chabrol's lifelong interest in the psychological lives of women finds a perfect vehicle in Gustave Flaubert's 1856 novel, MADAME BOVARY. Isabelle Hupert, Chabrol's frequent collaborator and muse, brings a detached and icy intensity to her portrayal of Emma, an ambitious farmer's daughter&hellip…

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In the Shadow of the Stars

$21.95 | 93 minutes

Oscar, Best Documentary-Feature

Go behind the curtain at the San Francisco Opera Company with this profile of the struggling chorus singers who support the divas while nursing their own dreams of stage stardom&hellip&hellip…

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1991 Academy Awards

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Metropolitan

$34.95 | 98 minutes

Oscar, Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen(Nominee)

A chronicle of the social scene of a group of young Park Avenue socialites and their vanishing debutante scene. Into thier midst comes an outsider, a radical from the socially alien west side. But, because of an escort shortage he is welcomed into their&hellip…

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1987 Academy Awards

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Blue Velvet

$11.95 | 120 minutes

Oscar, Best Director(Nominee)

A deeply shocking and insidiously funny film, David Lynch's offbeat vision uncovers the nasty underside of small-town America. When a young man finds a human ear in a field, he embarks on an investigation into the dark world of a dangerous psychopath, which leads him to a beautiful nightclub singer&hellip…

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The Decline of the American Empire

$10.95 | 102 minutes

Best Foreign Language Film(Nominee)

Acclaimed Canadian director Denys Arcand's witty comedy focuses on the marriages and affairs of eight intellectual friends. The group has plans to gather at a secluded house for dinner. While the four men prepare the food and reflect on their promiscuity, the four women discuss their own affairs&hellip…

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1986 Academy Awards

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Brazil

$51.95 | 142 minutes

Oscar, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration(Nominee)
Oscar, Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen(Nominee)

3 Disc Set. BRAZIL is Terry Gilliam's masterpiece. The film, cowritten by Gilliam, playwright Tom Stoppard, and Charles McKeown, is set in a futuristic society laden with red tape and bureaucracy. When&hellip…

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1985 Academy Awards

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Broken Rainbow

$15.95 | 70 minutes

Best Documentary Feature

BROKEN RAINBOW is an Oscar-winning documentary about the U.S. government's forced relocation of 12,000 Navajo Indians. The film draws on a variety of sources to help illustrate how current abuses reflect a much longer history of callous disregard. Interviews, archival footage and photographs all work to&hellip…

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1984 Academy Awards

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When Father Was Away on Business

$21.95 | 135 minutes

Oscar, Best Foreign Language Film(Nominee)

It's an open secret that father has been sent away to the mines for fooling around with the voluptuous object of desire of a communist party official. That's the way things were in 1950's Yugoslavia. Six-year-old Malik, however, thinks Papa is away on business. As seen through his eyes&hellip…

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1983 Academy Awards

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Quest for Fire

$7.95 | 100 minutes

Best Make-Up

During the Ice Age, the fire used by a clan of cavemen is extinguished during a battle. Subsequently, three members leave in search of new embers to renew their flame. This journey proves to be more event-filled than expected, however; for example, they rescue a young cavewoman from cannibalistic savages and she leads&hellip…

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1981 Academy Awards

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My Brilliant Career

$13.95 | 100 minutes

Oscar, Best Costume Design(Nominee)

The oldest child of a poor Australian ranch family has aspirations of artistic greatness. However, she finds that she must choose between her dream and her less-than-perfect love affair. Based on the autobiographical novel by Miles Franklin. Academy Award Nominations: Best Costume Design&hellip&hellip…

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1980 Academy Awards

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The War at Home

$17.95 | 100 minutes

Oscar, Best Documentary-Feature(Nominee)

This riveting documentary vividly chronicles the antiwar protest movement of the 1960s and '70s, which grew into a genuine people's revolt as the Vietnam War escalated. The film features stirring songs by artists such as Dylan and Jefferson Airplane. Centered around the University of Wisconsin&hellip…

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1978 Academy Awards

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Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?

$15.95 | 73 minutes

Oscar, Best Documentary Feature

The kind hearted Bob and Dorothy DeBolt are the subjects of this documentary from 1977, which takes a look at their lives as they attempt to raise 19 kids. Six of the children come from Bob and Dorothy's previous marriages, but the rest are all handicapped children that the DeBolt's have adopted&hellip…

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1977 Academy Awards

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Jacob the Liar

$17.95 | 96 minutes

Oscar, Best Foreign Language Film(Nominee)

Trapped in a Polish ghetto with thousands of other Jews, Jacob overhears a radio report about a nearby Russian victory. Eventually, he decides to pass on the news of hope to his fellow prisoners. However, in order to be believed, he feigns access to a radio and becomes a bulwark against&hellip…

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Harlan County, USA

$34.95 | 104 minutes

Oscar, Best Documentary, Features

Harlan County, USA Strike DVD is a Barbara Kopple had made no other film than this documentary account of the 1974 strike of Kentucky mine workers, arguably one of the finest documentaries ever made in the U.S. and possibly the best on the problems of organized labor, her place in film history&hellip…

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National Film Board of Canada - The Street

$7.95 | 10 minutes

Oscar Nomination - Animated Shorts

This award-winning animation film spares no feelings and minces no words. A poignant interpretation of a short story by Montreal author Mordecai Richler, it makes what is sometimes an embarrassingly frank statement about how many families respond to their old and infirm members. In soft simple&hellip…

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1976 Academy Awards

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Dersu Uzala

$23.95 | 140 minutes

Oscar, Best Foreign Language Film

Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's adaptation of novelist Vladimir Arsenyev's novel about survival, set against the stark wilderness of Siberia. When Mongol guide, Dersu, is hired by a Russian crew of mapping surveyors, they soon realize their original negative opinion of him as an inexperienced&hellip…

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The Man in the Glass Booth

$23.95 | 117 minutes

Oscar, Best Actor in a Leading Role(Nominee)

This adaptation of Robert Shaw's A DELICATE BALANCE was part of the American Film Theater series, conceived in the 1970s by producer Ely Landau, and meant to be shown theatrically just like a play, with tickets sold in advance. Arthur Goldman stars as an eccentric Jewish tycoon who&hellip…

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1975 Academy Awards

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Lacombe, Lucien

$25.95 | 138 minutes

Oscar, Best Foreign Language Film(Nominee)

This unflinching film by legendary director Louis Malle was one of the first of its time to openly discuss the troublesome issue of French collaboration with the Nazis during World War II. It follows an innocent young man (the very talented Pierre Blaise, who was killed in a car accident&hellip…

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1974 Academy Awards

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The Bolero/In Search of Cezanne

$17.95 | 52 minutes

Best Short Subject, Live Action Films

The Academy Award-winning short subject BOLERO offers a behind-the-scenes look at a performance of Ravel's orchestral masterpiece by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by Zubin Mehta. Following the renowned orchestra from rehearsal to performance, this documentary captures the complicated&hellip…

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1973 Academy Awards

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Marjoe / Thoth

$15.95 | 128 minutes

Best Documentary, Features

This classic Academy Award winner is a remarkable behind-the-scenes expose of Marjoe Gortner, an evangelist child prodigy who grew up to expose himself as a fraud. 2-disc set includes the Oscar-winning film THOTH. The Academy-Award®-winning MARJOE is the ferocious and extraordinary chronicle of a&hellip…

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Murmur of the Heart

$25.95 | 118 minutes

Oscar, Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced(Nominee)

While convalescing at a health retreat, a sensitive and sexually curious teenage boy explores his identity, with a little help from his doting mother. The tender direction belies the film's provocative&hellip…

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1972 Academy Awards

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Carnal Knowledge

$11.95 | 98 minutes

Oscar, Best Supporting Actress(Nominee)

Charting the shift in America's sexual mores over the course of three decades, Mike Nichols's thoroughly provocative drama focuses on the bitter experiences of two middle-class American males. Jonathan (Jack Nicholson), a cruel but charismatic misogynist, and Sandy (Art Garfunkel), a bland&hellip…

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1968 Academy Awards

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A Time For Burning

$21.95 | 58 minutes

Best Documentary, Features(Nominee)

This award-winning documentary explores the white, middle-class Augustana Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska, which in 1966 struggled to reach out to the black community in their city. The congregation was divided between those who wanted to accept social change and those who thought the time&hellip…

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1967 Academy Awards

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The Gospel According to St. Matthew

$17.95 | 142 minutes

Oscar, Best Score(Nominee)
Oscar, Best Costume Design(Nominee)
Oscar, Best Art Direction(Nominee)

Christ's life is presented with respect for the traditional religious doctrine of the Church, but Pasolini's trademark naturalism "humanizes" his subject and makes him his own. The documentary-style camera captures Christ's&hellip…

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1965 Academy Awards

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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

$7.95 | 119 minutes

Oscar, Best Foreign Language Film

YESTERDAY, TODAY, and TOMORROW from director Vittorio De Sica features the most popular male and female leads of the Italian 20th century cinema, Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni. Directed by Vittorio De Sica (THE BICYCLE THIEF, THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS), and costumed by Christian&hellip…

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1964 Academy Awards

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Charade - ON DEMAND

$99.99 | 113 minutes

Oscar - Best Music, Original Score(Nominee)

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1963 Academy Awards

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Divorce, Italian Style

$34.95 | 104 minutes

Oscar, Best Director(Nominee)
Oscar, Best Actor(Nominee)
Oscar, Best Original Screenplay

Director Pietro Germi's hilarious and pointed satire of Italian marital conventions is the prototypical Italian sex comedy. Ferdinando Cefalu, a handsome Sicilian nobleman, longs to marry his beautiful nubile cousin Angela. There's&hellip…

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1962 Academy Awards

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Yojimbo

$34.95 | 110 minutes

Oscar, Best Costume Design, Black-and-White(Nominee)

The incomparable Toshiro Mifune stars in Akira Kurosawa's visually stunning and darkly comic YOJIMBO. To rid a terror-stricken village of corruption, wily masterless samurai Sanjuro turns a range war between two evil clans to his own advantage. Remade twice, by Sergio Leone&hellip…

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1961 Academy Awards

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The Virgin Spring

$34.95 | 89 minutes

Oscar, Best Foreign Language Film
Oscar, Best Costume Design, Black-and-White(Nominee)

Derived from a medieval ballad, THE VIRGIN SPRING was director Ingmar Bergman's first film to win an Academy Award. The movie represents a return to simpler themes for Bergman after the philosophical complexity of THE SEVENTH SEAL and WILD&hellip…

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1960 Academy Awards

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The 400 Blows

$17.95 | 99 minutes

Oscar, Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen(Nominee)

Director François Truffaut's first feature film, THE 400 BLOWS, is a landmark in French cinema. Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud) is a 13-year-old boy who can't seem to do anything right. His parents yell at him and then bribe him&hellip…

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1957 Academy Awards

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Seven Samurai

$42.95 | 207 minutes

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White(Nominee) – So Matsuyama
Best Costume Design, Black-and-White(Nominee) – Kôhei Ezaki

Set in 16th Century Japan, Akira Kurosawa's epic SEVEN SAMURAI follows the plight of a defenseless farming village that&hellip…

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1956 Academy Awards

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Ugetsu

$34.95 | 97 minutes

Oscar, Best Costume Design, Black and White(Nominee)

Often cited by critics as one of the greatest films ever made, Kenji Mizoguchi's UGETSU includes the director's signature theme of the women oppressed while adopting a broader philosophical perspective on human affairs. Set against the backdrop of the feudal wars of 16th-century&hellip…

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1952 Academy Awards

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Royal Wedding - ON DEMAND

$99.99 | 93 minutes

Best Music, Original Song: "Too Late Now"(Nominee)

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1951 Academy Awards

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Cyrano De Bergerac - ON DEMAND

$99.99 | 113 minutes

Best Actor in a Leading Role – José Ferrer

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1950 Academy Awards

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Bicycle Thieves

$34.95 | 89 minutes

Oscar, Best Writing, Screenplay(Nominee)
Oscar, Honorary Award

The recipient of international acclaim, Vittorio de Sica's Italian Neorealist masterwork, BICYCLE THIEVES, is a treasure of world cinema. After nearly two years of unemployment, Antonio (Lamberto Maggiorani) finally finds work posting bills. But he needs a bicycle&hellip…

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1949 Academy Awards

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The Naked City

$34.95 | 96 minutes

Best Cinematography, Black and White – William H. Daniels
Best Film Editing – Paul Weatherwax
Best Writing, Motion Picture Story(Nominee) – Malvin Wald

Master noir craftsman Jules Dassin and newspaperman-cum-producer&hellip…

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1948 Academy Awards

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Life With Father - ON DEMAND

$99.99 | 118 minutes

Oscar - Best Art Directon-Set Decoration, Color(Nominee)
Oscar - Best Cinematography, Color(Nominee)
Oscar - Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture(Nominee)
Oscar - Best Actor in a Leading Role(Nominee)

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1947 Academy Awards

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The Stranger - ON DEMAND

$99.99 | 95 minutes

Best Writing, Original Story(Nominee)

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1943 Academy Awards

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49th Parallel

$34.95 | 123 minutes

Best Writing, Original Story
Best Picture(Nominee)
Best Writing, Screenplay(Nominee) – Emeric Pressburger Rodney Ackland

A taut, suspenseful World War II drama about Nazi servicemen trying to make their way across Canada to reach neutral American land after their U-boat is sunk in the&hellip…

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1940 Academy Awards

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Young Mr. Lincoln

$34.95 | 100 minutes

Oscar, Best Writing, Original Story(Nominee)

Few historical figures are as revered as Abraham Lincoln, and few director-star pairings embody classic American cinema as perfectly as that of John Ford and Henry Fonda. In Young Mr. Lincoln, their first collaboration, Fonda gives one of the finest performances of his career, as the&hellip…

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1937 Academy Awards

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My Man Godfrey - ON DEMAND

$99.99 | 93 minutes

Best Actor in a Leading Role(Nominee)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role(Nominee)
Best Director(Nominee) – Gregory La Cava
Best Actress in a Supporting Role(Nominee)
Best Writing, Screenplay(Nominee)
Best Actress in a Leading Role(Nominee)

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1931 Academy Awards

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Svengali - ON DEMAND

$99.99 | 81 minutes

Oscar - Best Art Direction(Nominee)
Oscar - Best Cinematography(Nominee)

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The Front Page - ON DEMAND

$99.99 | 101 minutes

Oscar - Best Actor in a Leading Role(Nominee) – Adolphe Menjou
Oscar - Best Picture(Nominee)
Oscar - Best Director(Nominee) – Lewis Milestone

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