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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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Blade runner

by:Scott, Ridley

Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs," the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future.

Editions:290  Date:1982 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for violence and brief nudity.  Genre(s):Feature films, Science fiction films, Science fiction films, Drama, Film adaptations

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Black Hawk down

by:Scott, Ridley, 1937-

This film recreates the American siege of the Somalian city of Mogadishu in October, 1993, when a 45-minute mission turned into a 16-hour ordeal of bloody urban warfare.

Editions:146  Date:1989 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for intense, realistic, graphic war violence and for language.  Genre(s):Drama, War films, War films, Feature films, Historical films

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Thelma & Louise

by:Scott, Ridley

Thelma is an abused and neglected wife, while her friend Louise is a bitter, hard-edged waitress. The two decide to take a brief vacation to escape the drudgery of their everyday lives. Immediately, they run into trouble, as Louise shoots and kills a man who tries to rape Thelma in the parking lot of a country bar.

Editions:285  Date:1984 - 2021  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for strong language and some violence and sensuality.  Genre(s):Feature films, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Drama, Road films

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Alien

by:Scott, Ridley

Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind.

Editions:327  Date:1979 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Science fiction films, Science fiction films, Drama, Science fiction films

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Kingdom of heaven

by:Scott, Ridley

Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight.

Editions:161  Date:1988 - 2020  Rating:MPAA rating: R; for strong violence and epic warfare.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, War films, Action and adventure films, Feature films

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American gangster

by:Scott, Ridley, 1939-

Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives.

Editions:175  Date:1985 - 2019  Rating:Theatrical version: MPAA rating: R; for violence, pervasive drug content and language, nudity and sexuality; Extended version - Unrated.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Gangster films, Gangster films, Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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Robin Hood

by:Scott, Ridley (1937-....)

In times of tyranny and injustice when law oppresses the people, the outlaw takes his place in history. England at the turn of the 12th century was such a time. King Richard the Lionheart, bankrupt of wealth and glory, is plundering his way back to England after ten years on his crusade. In his army is an archer named Robin Longstride. This is the story of his return home where, for defending the weak against the strong, he will be condemned to live outside the law. Whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people. And so the legend begins.

Editions:168  Date:1922 - 2020  Rating:Theatrical version: MPAA rating: Rated PG-13 for violence including intense sequences of warfare, and some sexual content.  Genre(s):Feature films, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Drama, Historical films

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Hannibal

by:Scott, Ridley

After escaping from the asylum in Baltimore, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, moves to Florence, Italy where he has become one of the curators of the Palazzo Vecchio. His cover is broken when a cop, for money, turns Dr. Lecter over to his old patient, Mason Verger. FBI agent Clarice Starling finds out about Mason's evil plot to feed Dr. Lecter to a bunch of man-eating hogs and will do anything to make sure that Mason doesn't succeed.

Editions:176  Date:1985 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Drama, Horror films, Horror films, Feature films, Film adaptations

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A good year

by:Mayle, Peter

Max Skinner is a ruthless, successful English investment broker with no time for life outside of his job. When his uncle dies, Max inherits the chateau and vineyard in the south of France where he grew up, but he then meets a potential rival to the inheritance, a young American who claims to be his illegitimate cousin. His first intention is to sell the vineyard as quickly as possible, but while spending time in Provence, Max "finds his soul when he loses his heart to a French beauty."

Editions:96  Date:1998 - 2014  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for language and some sexual content.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Romantic comedy films, Romantic comedy films, Comedy films

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