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Short Circuit

Short Circuit

Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.

Ran

Ran

Akira Kurosawa’s Academy Award-winning adaptation of William Shakespeare’s King LearRan considers the disastrous consequences of Lord Hidetora Ichimonji’s decision to split his kingdom among his three sons.

Brazil

Brazil

A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and becomes an enemy of the state.

Tampopo

Tampopo

The tale of an enigmatic band of ramen ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe.

Real Genius

Real Genius

Teenage geniuses deal with their abilities while developing a laser.

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.

Cocoon

Cocoon

When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigour.

The Goonies

The Goonies

In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits sets out to find a pirate's ancient treasure.

1984

1984

In a totalitarian future society, a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

Dune

Dune

A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.

The Gods Must Be Crazy

The Gods Must Be Crazy

A comic allegory about a traveling Bushman who encounters modern civilization and its stranger aspects, including a clumsy scientist and a band of revolutionaries.

The Brother from Another Planet

The Brother from Another Planet

An escaped alien slave tries to adapt to life as poor, black man on the streets of Harlem while pursued by two white agents from his home world who are intent on returning him there.

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the eighth dimension.

Purple Rain

Purple Rain

A young musician, tormented by abuse at home, contends with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band as his star begins to rise.

The Last Starfighter

The Last Starfighter

A discouraged video gamer finds himself recruited as a gunner for an alien defense force.

The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

A handyman/martial arts master agrees to teach a bullied boy karate, and shows him that there is more to the martial art than fighting.

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Warrior and pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.

This is Spinal Tap

This is Spinal Tap

Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.

Never Cry Wolf

Never Cry Wolf

A government researcher, sent to research the "menace" of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species.

Christine

Christine

A 17-year-old nerd is consumed by passion for Christine: a red-and-white 1958 Plymouth Fury whose unique standard equipment includes a vengeful evil presence that will destroy anyone who tries to come between them.

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

A neuroscientist creates a device that can record people's thoughts as visual images and soon finds himself in trouble with his superiors and a group of shadowy government figures.

Strange Brew

Strange Brew

In their quest for free beer, bumbling Canadian brothers Bob and Doug McKenzie wind up working at the Elsinore Brewery. The hapless lads uncover a sinister mind-control plot spearheaded by Brewmeister Smith and must stop the scheme, while drinking plenty of their favorite sudsy beverage.

The Last Unicorn

The Last Unicorn

The world's last unicorn braves sorcerers, harpies, and even the fetters of human love to save her kind from extinction.

Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo

Would-be rubber baron Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an Irishman known in Peru as Fitzcarraldo, is determined to transport a steamship over land from one Amazonian river to another to further his obsession with bringing opera to the jungle.