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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:245  Date:1984 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Feature films, Drama, Comedy films

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Road to Perdition

by:Mendes, Sam

Michael Sullivan works as an enforcer for his adopted father, Irish gangster John Rooney. When Sullivan's son, Mike Jr., witnesses one of his father's killings on Rooney's behalf, the gangster decides that his ward and his family are liabilities that must be removed. Sullivan tries to safeguard his son and get even with the man who betrayed him, while his son focuses on bonding with his emotionally distant father.

Editions:126  Date:2001 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for violence and language.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Feature films, Gangster films, Film adaptations

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Revolutionary road

by:Mendes, Sam (1965-....)

Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears to be perfect. They live in the Connecticut suburbs with two young children. Frank commutes to New York City where he works in an office job that he hates and has yet to figure out what his passion in life is. April is a housewife who forgoes her dream of being an actress. They are not happy. One day, April suggests that they move to Paris as a means to rejuvenate their life. Initially skeptical, Frank ultimately agrees to April's plan. When circumstances change around the Wheelers, April decides she will do whatever she has to to get herself out of her unhappy existence.

Editions:109  Date:1985 - 2013  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for language and some sexual content/nudity.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Romance films, Romance films, Film adaptations

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Jarhead

by:Mendes, Sam (1965-....)

Follows "Swoff," a third-generation Marine enlistee, from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, sporting a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. There is no cover from intolerable heat or from the Iraqi soldiers, who are always potentially just over the next horizon. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully understand. Sergeant Sykes, a Marine lifer, heads up the scout/sniper platoon, while Troy, Swoff's friend and mentor, is a die-hard member of STA - the elite Marine Unit.

Editions:74  Date:2005 - 2014  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for pervasive language, some violent images and strong sexual content.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, War films, War films, Feature films

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Away we go

by:Mendes, Sam, 1965- ..

Burt and Verona are a loving couple. Burt has always wanted to marry Verona, but Verona resists, not seeing the point of the institution. Regardless, they are having a baby together and question their potential parenting abilities. They decide to move closer to Burt's parents so they can share the experience with the baby's grandparents. In Verona's sixth month, she and Burt learn that his parents are moving to Belgium the month before the baby is due. Being mobile people, Burt and Verona decide to move. As they want to share their new family experience with people that they love, they decide to take a trans-continental trip to meet with old friends and relatives. Most of them are married with children of their own, and Burt and Verona want to see where they would like to live and with whom they want to share the experience.

Editions:42  Date:2009 - 2011  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for language and some sexual content.  Genre(s):Romantic comedy films, Feature films, Romantic comedy films, Drama, Comedy films

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Skyfall 007

by:Mendes, Sam [Regie]

Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

Editions:33  Date:2012 - 2013  Rating:Classification: M - moderate action violence, mild sex scene.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Spy films, Spy films, Action and adventure films

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NOW : in the wings on a world stage

by:Whelehan, Jeremy

Follows the 2012 production of Shakespeare's Richard III by the Bridge Project Company, a three year project by the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Old Vic Company.

Editions:14  Date:2012 - 2015  Rating:Unrated.  Genre(s):Documentary films, Feature films, Nonfiction films, Nonfiction films

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The road to perdition

When a hitman's son witnesses him at work, they must go on the run in order to avoid a confrontation with the father's mafia boss.

Editions:1  Date:2002  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Film adaptations, Feature films, Feature films

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Les noces rebelles

by:Mendes, Sam, 1965-

Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears to be perfect. They live in the Connecticut suburbs with two young children. Frank commutes to New York City where he works in an office job that he hates. One he places little effort at, but he has yet to figure out what his passion in life is. April is a housewife who forgoes her dream of being an actress. They are not happy. One day, April suggests that they move to Paris as a means to rejuvenate their life. Initially skeptical, Frank ultimately agrees to April's plan. When circumstances change around the Wheelers, April decides she will do whatever she has to to get herself out of her unhappy existence.

Editions:12  Date:2008 - 2009  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for language and some sexual content/nudity.  Genre(s):Drama, Romance films, Melodrama, Feature films, Romance films

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Spectre 007

by:Mendes, Sam (1965-....)

Un misterioso messaggio riguardante il proprio passato convince James Bond a partire verso una nuova missione in Messico, per poi raggiungere Roma, dove incontra Lucia Sciarra, la splendida e intoccabile vedova di un noto criminale. Bond si infiltra in una riunione segreto e scopre l'esistenza di una sinistra organizzazione nota col nome di SPECTRE. Nel frattempo, a Londra, Max Denbigh, il nuovo capo del Centro per la Sicurezza Nazionale, indaga sulla missione di Bond e mette in dubbio il valore della sezione MI6 guidato da M. Bond di nascosto coinvolge Moneypenny e Q per aiutarlo a trovare Madeleine Swann, la figlia del suo vecchio nemico Mr. White, che potrebbe avere la soluzione per risolvere la trama di SPECTRE. Da figlia di un assassino, la ragazza riesce a comprendere Bond meglio di chiunque altro. Mentre Bond si inoltra nel cuore di SPECTRE, scopre l'esistenza di un legame raccapricciante tra se stesso e il nemico da lui inseguito. (LaFeltrinelli).

Editions:7  Date:2015 - 2016  Rating:Rated: M.  Genre(s):Drama, Spy films, Action and adventure films, Thrillers (Motion pictures), Action and adventure films

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