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Harry Potter and the goblet of fire

by:Newell, Mike, 1942-

Harry's fourth year at Hogwarts is marked by the Quidditch World Cup and the Triwizard Tournament, in which student representatives from three different wizarding schools compete in a series of increasingly challenging contests. However, Voldemort's Death Eaters are gaining strength and create the Dark Mark - giving evidence that the Dark Lord is ready to rise again. In the unsuspecting lives of the students at Hogwarts, the competitors are selected by the goblet of fire, which this year makes a very surprising announcement: Hogwarts will have two representatives in the tournament, including Harry. Now Harry has to rise to the challenge for the Tri Wizard Tournament while keeping up with school.

Editions:338  Date:1984 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of fantasy violence and frightening images.  Genre(s):Feature films, Fantasy films, Fantasy films, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films

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The princess bride

by:Reiner, Rob

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest.

Editions:208  Date:1987 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Comedy films

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Jaws

by:Spielberg, Steven, 1946-

The 30th anniversary edition of the classic 'I'm-Never-Going-In-The-Water-Again' story of a killer shark that has taken over the waters near a seaside community, and the three men who set out to kill it.

Editions:323  Date:1975 - 2020  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Action and adventure films, Film adaptations, Action and adventure films

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

by:Yates, David (1963-....)

Emboldened by the return of Lord Voldemort, the Death Eaters are wreaking havoc in both the Muggle and wizarding worlds. Hogwarts, once thought to be a safe haven, may no longer be safe. Harry suspects that new dangers may lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. Harry will have to help him uncover a vital key to unlocking Voldemort's defenses, a critical piece of information known only to Horace Slughorn, Hogwarts' former Potions Professor. Dumbledore manipulates his old colleague into returning to his previous post with promises of more money, a bigger office and the chance to teach the famous Harry Potter.

Editions:234  Date:2005 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG; for scary images, some violence, language and mild sensuality.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Fantasy films, Fantasy films, Action and adventure films

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Gladiator

by:Scott, Ridley

A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new emperor, Commodus, and suffers the consequences, winding up as a gladiator in the Roman Colosseum.

Editions:398  Date:1985 - 2021  Rating:Rated R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, History, Epic films, Action and adventure films

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Jurassic Park

by:Spielberg, Steven, 1946-

A wealthy entrepreneur invites a top paleontologist, a paleobotanist, a mathematician/theorist, and his two eager grandchildren to visit his secret island theme park featuring living dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA.

Editions:342  Date:1992 - 2019  Rating:Rated PG-13.  Genre(s):Drama, Action and adventure films, Science fiction films, Film adaptations, Feature films

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Star wars : Episode IV,. A new hope

by:Lucas, George, 1944-

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire. Includes never-before-released audio commentary from archival interviews with cast and crew.

Editions:396  Date:1977 - 2020  Rating:MPAA rating: PG ; for sci-fi violence and brief language.  Genre(s):Feature films, Science fiction films, Science fiction films, Drama, Action and adventure films

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The Dark Knight

by:Nolan, Christopher, 1970-

With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman raises the stakes on his war on crime and sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker. The Joker, whose eerie grin, laughter, and inhuman morality makes him dangerous. Batman seeks to stop the mysterious Joker at all costs. He has no method at all and seeks to see the world plunge into the fire he has yet to light. But, Batman has come to represents the symbol of hope.

Editions:165  Date:2005 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence and some menace.  Genre(s):Drama, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Superhero films, Superhero films

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Star wars. The phantom menace

by:Lucas, George, 1944-

As imminent conflict brews between the powerful Trade Federation and the peaceful planet of Naboo, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi travel to Naboo to warn the Queen of the galactic fallout which is to follow. Eventually, Naboo is invaded forcing the Jedis to evacuate the planet with the Queen and her court. They travel to the desert planet of Tatooine where they meet a slave boy called Anakin Skywalker who is strong with the Force. They enlist his help in fighting the war, while the Jedis confront one of the Dark Jedis behind the invasion, Darth Maul, while his master Darth Sidious continues to lead the invasion as a "phantom" behind the scenes.

Editions:233  Date:1999 - 2020  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Science fiction films, Science fiction films, Feature films, Action and adventure films

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Gravity

by:CuarĂ³n, Alfonso

Dr. Ryan Stone is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky. On a seemingly routine spacewalk, the shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left, and the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.

Editions:224  Date:2012 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense perilous sequences, some disturbing images and brief strong language.  Genre(s):Drama, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Thrillers (Motion pictures), Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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