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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:222  Date:1987 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Comedy films


Harry Potter and the goblet of fire

by:Newell, Mike, 1942-

Harry's fourth year at Hogwarts is marked by the Quidditch World Cup and the Triwizard Tournament, in which student representatives from three different wizarding schools compete in a series of increasingly challenging contests. However, Voldemort's Death Eaters are gaining strength and create the Dark Mark - giving evidence that the Dark Lord is ready to rise again. In the unsuspecting lives of the students at Hogwarts, the competitors are selected by the goblet of fire, which this year makes a very surprising announcement: Hogwarts will have two representatives in the tournament, including Harry. Now Harry has to rise to the challenge for the Tri Wizard Tournament while keeping up with school.

Editions:251  Date:1984 - 2017  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for sequences of fantasy violence and frightening images.  Genre(s):Feature films, Fantasy films, Fantasy films, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films



by:Spielberg, Steven, 1946-

The 30th anniversary edition of the classic 'I'm-Never-Going-In-The-Water-Again' story of a killer shark that has taken over the waters near a seaside community, and the three men who set out to kill it.

Editions:277  Date:1975 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Action and adventure films, Film adaptations, Action and adventure films



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:352  Date:1985 - 2019  Rating:Rated R.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Epic films, Action and adventure films, Feature films


Jurassic Park

by:Spielberg, Steven, 1946-

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. A double-crossing employee triggers a shutdown of the fencing systems, which causes a terrifying problem. This version has been digitally remastered for enhanced picture and sound. Bonus disc includes behind the scenes and archival featurettes; Return to Jurassic Park: dawn of a new era; Return to Jurassic Park: making prehistory; Return to Jurassic Park: the next step in evolution; Jurassic park; making the game.

Editions:299  Date:1992 - 2019  Rating:Rated PG-13.  Genre(s):Drama, Action and adventure films, Science fiction films, Film adaptations, Feature films


Bridge to Terabithia

by:Disney, Walt, 1901-1966

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. It 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:85  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


The Dark Knight

by:Nolan, Christopher, 1970-

"The follow-up to 'Batman Begins' ... With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind knows as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante ..."--Container notes.

Editions:146  Date:2005 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of violence and some menace.  Genre(s):Drama, Action and adventure films, Action and adventure films, Superhero films, Thrillers (Motion pictures)


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 two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire.

Editions:277  Date:1977 - 2019  Rating:MPAA rating: PG ; for sci-fi violence and brief language.  Genre(s):Science fiction films, Science fiction films, Feature films, Drama, Action and adventure films



by:Cuarón, Alfonso

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


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


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