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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:250  Date:1984 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Comedy films, Feature films, Video recordings for the hearing impaired

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Patriot games

by:Noyce, Phillip

A former CIA analyst vacationing with his family in London helps thwart a terrorist attack on a member of the Royal Family and becomes the target of the terrorist whose brother he killed.

Editions:101  Date:1992 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for violence, sexuality, and language.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Film adaptations, Thrillers (Motion pictures), Feature films

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Alaska

by:Heston, Fraser C. (Fraser Clarke)

Two teenagers challenge both nature and themselves on a death-defying mission through the arctic wilderness.

Editions:67  Date:1986 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Action and adventure films, Documentary films, Action and adventure films

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Ghost world

by:Zwigoff, Terry

"While their classmates head for college, Enid and Rebecca focus their energies on tormenting those around them! From a goofy convenience store clerk to an eccentric art teacher, these two saboteurs wreak havoc on all who cross their paths. But when they zero in on an oddball loner looking for Miss Right, their seemingly innocent meddling threatens to shatter one of their hearts ... and their lifelong friendship!"--Publisher description.

Editions:68  Date:2001 - 2017  Rating:MPAA Rating: Rated R for strong language and some sexual content.  Genre(s):Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films, Feature films, Comedy films

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Now and then

by:Moore, Demi

A heartwarming comedy about the childhood mischief of four best friends who reunite after twenty years.

Editions:42  Date:1980 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for adolescent sex discussions.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Comedy films, Comedy films, Comedy films

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Dungeons & dragons

by:Solomon, Courtney, 1971-

Princess Savina inherits the throne and the royal scepter, which has the power to command dragons. She decides all people should be equal. This doesn't sit well with Profion who leads a revolt against her.

Editions:36  Date:1979 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for fantasy action violence.  Genre(s):Fantasy films, Fantasy films, Drama, Fantasy films, Feature films

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Silver City

by:Sayles, John, 1950-

A private detective is hired to determine the identity of a corpse discovered during the filming of a political commercial. Along the way, he discovers a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high-stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers.

Editions:29  Date:2000 - 2011  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Detective and mystery films, Feature films, Comedy films

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Homeless to Harvard : the Liz Murray story

Liz Murray was raised in poverty by drug-addicted parents. Though they loved her, they were unable to care for her and Liz ended up living on the streets by the age of 15. Profoundly affected by her mother's AIDS-related death, Liz forced herself to look at her future and make some significant changes. Her prospects were dismal, yet she turned her life around by going back to high school. While still homeless, Liz earned her diploma in two years. She went on to win a New York Times scholarship for needy students, which enabled her to attend Harvard University.

Editions:7  Date:1999 - 2004  Rating:MPAA rating: Not rated.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Biographical films, Made-for-TV movies

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The dot : --and more stories to make you feel good

The dot: Vashti doesn't think she can draw, but her teacher encourages her to "just make a mark and see where it takes you."

Editions:5  Date:1989 - 2005  Type:Juvenile  Rating:"Recommended for ages 4-9"--Container.  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Drama, Children's films, Animated films, Animated films

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Monkey trouble

Dodger, a monkey, belongs to a crooked street performer but escapes, his life to end up in the arms of an innocent little girl. Her mother has no idea that her daughter is harboring a fugitive. Unfortunately, Dodger's naughty habits get the best of him as his mischief plunges everyone he meets into major monkey trouble.

Editions:20  Date:1993 - 2005  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Comedy films, Comedy films, Animal films

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