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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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Monsters, Inc

by:Newman, Randy

In the world behind our closet doors monsters are lurking to collect the energy of our screams. At Monsters, Inc., James P. Sullivan (Sully) is the top scream-generator with his partner Mike Wazowski. But, there's still a scream shortage in the monster world. One night, Sully and Mike accidentally let a human girl through her closet door into Monstropolis, and pandemonium ensues. Sully and Mike work to return the little girl to her own world, while the CEO of Monsters, Inc. tries to capture her, to use her to collect more scream energy. Will Sully and Mike succeed?

Editions:236  Date:1976 - 2020  Rating:MPAA rating: G.  Genre(s):Animated films, Animated films, Feature films, Comedy films, Children's films

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Forrest Gump

by:Zemeckis, Robert, 1952-

The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's, including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest becomes representative of the baby boomer generation having walked through life blindly.

Editions:349  Date:1993 - 2021  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for drug content, some sensuality and war violence.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Comedy films, Comedy films, Film adaptations

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Shrek

by:Adamson, Andrew

A reclusive ogre and a chatterbox donkey go on a quest to rescue a princess from a tyrannical lord.

Editions:352  Date:1976 - 2021  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Animated films, Animated films, Feature films, Comedy films, Comedy films

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Dr. Strangelove, or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb

by:Kubrick, Stanley

A satire in which the U.S. president and his military advisors struggle ineptly to avert a holocaust after a psychotic Air Force general launches a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union because he fears that the Russians are poisoning the water supply in the United States.

Editions:115  Date:1961 - 2020  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Film adaptations, Comedy films, Dark comedy films

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Some like it hot

by:Wilder, Billy (1906-2002)

Two unemployed musicians accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and flee to Miami disguised as female musicians in an all-girl band.

Editions:273  Date:1959 - 2018  Rating:Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films, Feature films, Comedy films

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

by:Gilliam, Terry

The quest for the Holy Grail by King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is retold in the inimitable Python fashion.

Editions:210  Date:1974 - 2021  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Comedy films, Comedy films, Feature films, Drama, Comedy films

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Pirates of the Caribbean. Dead man's chest

by:Bruckheimer, Jerry

Captain Jack owes a blood debt to the legendary Davy Jones, who captains the ghostly Flying Dutchman. Unless Jack can find a way out, he will be cursed to an afterlife of eternal servitude and damnation.

Editions:108  Date:2003 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of adventure violence, including frightening images.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Comedy films

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Home alone

by:Columbus, Chris

When eight-year-old Kevin McCallister's family left for vacation, they forgot one minor detail: Kevin!

Editions:188  Date:1990 - 2020  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films, Comedy films

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American Beauty

by:Mendes, Sam

An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend.

Editions:270  Date:1984 - 2021  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films, Feature films

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