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Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

Island of Java, 1942, during World War II. British Major Jack Celliers arrives at a Japanese prison camp, run by the strict Captain Yonoi. ...
Chariots of Fire

Chariots of Fire

May. 15, 1981

Chariots of Fire

In the class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric ...
Caligula and Messalina

Caligula and Messalina

Messalina (played by gorgeous Betty Roland) is a power-hungry nymphomaniac who will stop at nothing to become Empress of Rome. She brings herself ...
Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

Oscar-nominated film adaptation of the rock opera of the same name, based on the last weeks before the crucifixion of Jesus. The film was ...
Delusions of Grandeur

Delusions of Grandeur

Dec. 08, 1971

Delusions of Grandeur

Don Sallust (Louis de Funès) is minister of the King of Spain. It is a being disingenuous, hypocritical and greedy that collects the taxes ...
Woodstock

Woodstock

Mar. 26, 1970

Woodstock

An intimate look at the Woodstock Music & Art Festival held in Bethel, NY in 1969, from preparation through cleanup, with historic access to ...
Patton

Patton

Jan. 25, 1970

Patton

“Patton” tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton’s ...
Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

Sep. 15, 1969

Battle of Britain

In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing ...
The Color of Pomegranates

The Color of Pomegranates

The life of the revered 18th-century Armenian poet and musician Sayat-Nova. Portraying events in the life of the artist from childhood up to his ...
The Bridge at Remagen

The Bridge at Remagen

Jun. 25, 1969

The Bridge at Remagen

In March of 1945, as the War in Europe is coming to a close, fighting erupts between German and American troops at the last remaining bridgehead ...
Z

Z

Feb. 26, 1969

Z

Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears ...
Witchfinder General

Witchfinder General

May. 17, 1968

Witchfinder General

England, 1645. The cruel civil war between Royalists and Parliamentarians that is ravaging the country causes an era of chaos and legal ...
Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev

Dec. 16, 1966

Andrei Rublev

An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a ...
The Gospel According to Matthew

The Gospel According to Matthew

This biblical drama focuses on the teachings of Jesus, including the parables that reflect their revolutionary nature. As Jesus travels along the ...
The Greatest Story Ever Told

The Greatest Story Ever Told

From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ is given the all-star treatment in this epic ...
Angelique

Angelique

Dec. 08, 1964

Angelique

In 17th-century France, beautiful country maiden Angélique marries wealthy neighbor Jeoffray de Peyrac out of convenience, but eventually, she ...
Zulu

Zulu

Jan. 22, 1964

Zulu

In 1879, during the Anglo-Zulu War, man-of-the-people Lt. Chard and snooty Lt. Bromhead are in charge of defending the isolated and vastly ...
The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Jun. 20, 1963

The Great Escape

The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocate them to a ...
Cleopatra

Cleopatra

Jun. 12, 1963

Cleopatra

Determined to hold on to the throne, Cleopatra seduces the Roman emperor Julius Caesar. When Caesar is murdered, she redirects her attentions to ...
Mutiny on the Bounty

Mutiny on the Bounty

Nov. 08, 1962

Mutiny on the Bounty

The Bounty leaves Portsmouth in 1787. Its destination: to sail to Tahiti and load bread-fruit. Captain Bligh will do anything to get there as ...
Harakiri

Harakiri

Sep. 15, 1962

Harakiri

An unusual request for ritual suicide on a feudal lord’s property leads to the unwinding of a greater mystery that challenges the ...
The Longest Day

The Longest Day

Sep. 25, 1962

The Longest Day

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring ...
The 300 Spartans

The 300 Spartans

Aug. 01, 1962

The 300 Spartans

Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) ...
Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia

Dec. 11, 1962

Lawrence of Arabia

The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence’s mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First ...
The Innocents

The Innocents

Dec. 15, 1961

The Innocents

A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.
Judgment at Nuremberg

Judgment at Nuremberg

Dec. 18, 1961

Judgment at Nuremberg

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. ...
Barabbas

Barabbas

Dec. 23, 1961

Barabbas

Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. ...
King of Kings

King of Kings

Oct. 11, 1961

King of Kings

Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. ...
Le Trou

Le Trou

Mar. 18, 1960

Le Trou

Four prison inmates have been hatching a plan to literally dig out of jail when another prisoner, Claude Gaspard, is moved into their cell. They ...
Spartacus

Spartacus

Oct. 13, 1960

Spartacus

The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the ...