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Chinatown
A landmark movie in the film-noir tradition, CHINATOWN stands as a true screen classic. Jack Nicholson is private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite (Faye Dunaway) to…
Catch-22
Oscar winner Mike Nichols superbly directs this cinematic adaptation of Joseph Heller's scathing black comedy about a small group of pilots in the Mediterranean in 1944. There are winners and losers, opportunists and survivors. Separately and together they are nervous,…
Charade
In this equally thrilling and romantic classic, Regina Lampert (Audrey Hepburn) falls for the dashing Peter Joshua (Cary Grant) while on holiday in the French Alps. Her newfound romance is interrupted, however, upon her return home, when it is revealed…
Three Days of the Condor
In Sydney Pollack's critically acclaimed suspense-thriller, Robert Redford stars as CIA Agent Joe Turner. Code name: Condor. When his entire office is massacred, Turner goes on the run from his enemies...and his so-called allies. After reporting the murders to his…
Bicycle Thieves
Hailed around the world as one of the greatest movies ever made, the Academy Award-winning BICYCLE THIEVES, directed by Vittorio De Sica, defined an era in cinema. In poverty-stricken postwar Rome, a man is on his first day of a…
Cleo From 5 to 7
Agnes Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer (Corinne Marchand) set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman's life, CLEO…
Murder on the Orient Express
Famous detective Hercule Poirot (Albert Finney) is on the Orient Express, but the train is caught in the snow. When one of the passengers is discovered murdered, Poirot immediately starts investigating. Winner of the Best Supporting Actress (Ingrid Bergman) and…
Seven Samurai
One of the most thrilling movie epics of all time, SEVEN SAMURAI (Shichinin no samurai) tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits. This three-hour ride from Akira…
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That Touch of Mink
Love arrives with a splash when a handsome and eligible tycoon (Cary Grant) and a beautiful working woman (Doris Day) meet over a curbside mud puddle. He's enchanted by her small town ways; she's captivated by his romantic, debonair manner.…
Indiscreet
In this classic romantic comedy Cary Grant plays Philip Adams, a suave American diplomat who pretends to be married in order to preserve his bachelor status. Ingrid Bergman is Anna Kalman, a glamorous leading lady of the London stage who…
Breathless
There was before Breathless, and there was after Breathless. Jean-Luc Godard burst onto the film scene in 1960 with this jazzy, free-form, and sexy homage to the American film genres that inspired him as a writer for Cahiers du cinema.…
Harold and Maude
Deadpan rich boy Harold (Bud Cort) stages elaborate suicide tableaux to get the attention of his mother, but she keeps planning his brilliant future for him instead. Obsessed with the trappings of death, Harold freaks out his blind dates, modifies…
To Catch a Thief
In this suspenseful and glamorous classic from Alfred Hitchcock, the always debonair Cary Grant plays John Robie, a reformed jewel thief. Robie is suspected of a new rash of gem thefts in the luxury hotels of the French Riviera, and…
Rashomon
This riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice is widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Four people give different accounts of a man's murder and the rape of his wife,…
The Friends of Eddie Coyle
As a small time hood Eddie (Robert Mitchum) is about to go back to jail. In order to escape this fate he deals information on stolen guns to the feds. Simultaneously he is supplying arms to his bank robbing/kidnapping hoodlum…
The Italian Job
Charlie (Michael Caine) is out of jail and planning the heist of the century. Aided by top criminal mastermind Mr Bridger (Noel Coward), Charlie sets off with a team of villains and to lift $4,000,000 from under the noses of…
Paper Moon
Ryan O'Neal teams up with his daughter Tatum in this bright, warm, and funny period film for which Tatum won an Oscar for her first film role, making her the youngest actress to ever receive this honor. O'Neal plays the…
8 1/2
Marcello Mastroianni plays Guido Anselmi, a director whose new project is collapsing around him, along with his life. One of the greatest films about film ever made, Federico Fellini's 8 1/2 ( Otto e mezzo ) turns one man's artistic…
L'avventura
Michelangelo Antonioni invented a new film grammar with this masterwork. An iconic piece of challenging 1960's cinema and a gripping narrative on its own terms, L'AVVENTURA concerns the enigmatic disappearance of a young woman during a yachting trip off the…
Paris When It Sizzles
Screenwriter Richard Benson (William Holden) has a script due in three days. When he asks secretary Gabrielle Simpson (Audrey Hepburn) to help concoct ideas, she acts out a potpourri of preposterous plots in this classic romantic comedy.