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3 Seconds Before Explosion

3 Seconds Before Explosion

Director: Motuma Ida

A lightning-paced 60's crime film from Japan's Nikkatsu Studios, Three Seconds to Explosion packs enough subterfuge and action into its 84 volatile minutes to fill out a dozen pictures made anywhere else.

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Across 110th Street

Across 110th Street

Director: Barry Shear
Year: 1972

Two NYC cops go after amateur crooks who are trying to rip off the Mafia and start a gang war. This 70s crime drama starring Anthony Quinn, Yaphet Kotto, and Anthony Franciosa, associated with the blaxploitation genre at the time, has received considerable praise since.

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Adventures of Captain Marvel (12 Chapter Serial)

Adventures of Captain Marvel (12 Chapter Serial)

Director: William Witney, John English
Year: 1941

Considered by many to be the finest serial ever made, Adventures of Captain Marvel chronicles the exploits of Captain Marvel (Tom Tyler, The Phantom), the world's mightiest mortal, as he combats the Scorpion, a hooded villain intent on obtaining six optical lenses that turn ordinary stones into gold!

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Assassination

Assassination

Director: Peter Hunt
Year: 1987

The Secret Service has never been this lethal! Hard-hitting action, cross-country adventure and a government conspiracy that goes all the way to the top!

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Avenging Force

Avenging Force

Director: Sam Firstenberg
Year: 1986

Matt Hunter (Michael Dudikoff, American Ninja) is an ex-secret service agent trying to protect his best friend from a super band of right wing terrorists known as Pentangle. When the ruthless organization torches his ranch and kidnaps his little sister, Hunter is forced into Pentangle's barbaric manhunt, played out in the remote swamplands of Louisiana.

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The Aviator

The Aviator

Director: George Miller
Year: 1985

As a solo pilot for the nation's newly formed airmail service, Edgar (Christopher Reeve), a man haunted by a tragic memory, is assigned an involuntary passenger: the rebellious and outspoken Tillie (Rosanna Arquette). But when their plane has to crash-land in the mountains, the unlikely companions find they have only one source of hope against the excruciating elements and a pack of hungry wolves: each other.

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Los Bastardos

Los Bastardos

Director: Amat Escalante
Year: 2008

Award winning film about two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day they stand on the corner at the home improvement store seeking employment. Today, the job they are given is well paid compared to their poor usual wages. Today, one of them carries a shotgun inside his backpack.

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Battleship Potemkin

Battleship Potemkin

Director: Sergei Eisenstein
Year: 1925

For eight decades, Sergei Eisenstein's 1925 masterpiece has remained the most influential silent film of all time. Yet each successive generation has seen BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN subjected to censorship and recutting, its unforgettable power diluted in unauthorized public domain editions from dubious sources. Until now.

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Beaufort

Beaufort

Director: Joseph Cedar
Year: 2007

Oscar Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, BEAUFORT chronicles the final days of an Israeli army unit's tense, painful withdrawal in 2000 from a strategic bunker inside a 12th century Crusader fortress near the Lebanese border, marking the end of nearly two decades of controversial occupation.

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Billion Dollar Brain

Billion Dollar Brain

Director: Ken Russell
Year: 1967

Based on the novel of the same name by Len Deighton, and the third film in the Harry Palmer film series. Harry Palmer, played by Michael Caine, gets an anonymous job to deliver a package to Helsinki. His employer turns out to be his former friend Leo (Karl Malden). Also the last film to star Françoise Dorléac.

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