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Jaws

by:Spielberg, Steven (1946-....)

In the ocean surrounding Amity, a small tourist resort off the coast of New England, a 25-foot man-eating predator stalks any human foolish enough to get in the water. At first, the only believer in the shark's existence is the town's chief of police, Martin Brody. Brody enlists the help of scientist Matt Hooper and Quint, a crusty old seaman whose life is devoted to hunting sharks. The threesome sets off in Quint's boat to kill the leviathan. The film that originated the 'summer blockbuster' in Hollywood.

Editions:265  Date:1975 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Action and adventure films, Film adaptations, Thrillers (Motion pictures)

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Gladiator

by:Scott, Ridley

A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor.

Editions:345  Date:1985 - 2018  Rating:Rated R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Action and adventure films, Feature films, Peplum films

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Jurassic Park

by:Spielberg, Steven

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:283  Date:1992 - 2018  Rating:Rated PG-13.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Action and adventure films, Science fiction films, Action and adventure films

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Bridge to Terabithia

by:Disney, Walt

Jesse Aarons is in the 5th grade and has trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school. He becomes upset when new classmate Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and some other striking differences, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia where they rule as king and queen and is a land filled with monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants. This friendship helps Jesse cope with a tragedy that makes him realize what Leslie taught him.

Editions:80  Date:1985 - 2014  Rating:MPAA rating: Rated PG; for thematic elements including bullying, some peril and mild language.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Fantasy films, Action and adventure films, Fantasy films

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The Dark Knight

by:Nolan, Chrisopher

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 represent hope.

Editions:139  Date:2005 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence and some menace.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Superhero films, Action and adventure films, Superhero 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:178  Date:2006 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG; for scary images, some violence, language and mild sensuality.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Fantasy films, Fantasy films, Action and adventure 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 the robots R2D2 and C3PO work together to rescue her and restore justice to the Empire.

Editions:273  Date:1977 - 2015  Rating:MPAA rating: PG ; for sci-fi violence and brief language.  Genre(s):Science fiction films, Feature films, Drama, Action and adventure films, Science fiction films

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Gravity

by:CuarĂ³n, Alfonso (1961-....)

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

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The hobbit : an unexpected journey

by:Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973

The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One ring.'

Editions:149  Date:2012 - 2015  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, frightening images and fleeting nudity.  Genre(s):Fantasy films, Fantasy films, Drama, Film adaptations, Action and adventure films

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The Hunger Games

by:Ross, Gary (1956-...)

Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television. Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match.

Editions:138  Date:2012 - 2018  Rating:Rating: PG-13; for intense violent thematic material and disturbing images - all involving teens.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Film adaptations

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