16 Years Till Summer
A convicted criminal returns home to nurse his father, bringing a dangerous mix of troubled past and big ambition into the lives of those that love him.
The Adventures Of Robin Hood
Classic version of the outlaw tale.
Aliens
Ripley is back in another alien-killing spree.
April And The Extraordinary World
A teenager and her talking cat go in search of her missing scientist parents.
Arabian Nights
Stories based on the 1001 Nights but transplanted to the present day. The film is split into three parts.
Baskin
A squad of unsuspecting cops goes through a trapdoor to Hell after stumbling upon a Black Mass in an abandoned building.
Beauty And The Beast
Modern animated classic based on the famous fable. Will be given a re-release 3D makeover in June 2010.
The Big Sleep
Hired by a dying millionaire, detective Philip Marlowe finds himself embroiled in successive mysteries relating to a beautiful but dangerous woman.
The Boy And The Beast
A runaway human boy becomes apprenticed to a supernatural beast.
The Brand New Testament
The new adventures of God, who lives in Brussels with his teenage daughter and falls foul of her hacking skills.
Bridgend
As a policeman investigates a spate of suicides, his daughter is drawn into the youth culture from which they have emerged.
Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid
The witty exploits of two lovable outlaws who go on the lam in South America.
Chevalier
Six men on a boat try to judge who is best.
The Clan
The true story of the Puccio Clan. A family who kidnapped and killed people in the 80s.
The Club
A group of priests of various ages lives together with Mónica, a nun, in a house on the Chilean coast. When they are not praying and atoning for their sins, they train their greyhound for the next race.
Couple In A Hole
A Scottish couple ends up living like savages in a hole in the middle of a vast forest.

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Demolition
A man unravelling after the death of his wife forms an unexpected bond with a customer service representative.
Departure
An English mother and son preparing their French summerhouse for sale both face emotional challenges as nostalgia and first love pull them in different directions.
Dheepan
The story of a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.
Dog Lady
The story of a nameless woman living in the wilds with a pack of dogs.
Double Indemnity
An insurance salesman falls for a beautiful woman and concocts the "perfect crime".
Eisenstein In Guanajuato
The 10 days that shook Eisenstein.
The Elite
A privileged young man invites his friends to his parents' lakeside mansion where the party doesn't stop, but what is the price of excess?
Evolution
On a remote island inhabited solely by women and young boys, Nicolas and the other boys are subjected to mysterious and sinister medical treatments.
Experimenter
A drama about the life of Stanley Milgram and his famous experiments on obedience.
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Animated version of Roald Dahl's tale about a wily fox.
Favula
A cross between Snow White and Cinderella set in a tropical jungle.
The Fencer
A teacher starts a fencing club in Soviet Estonia, but dare he reveal his mysterious past?
Finders Keepers
A documentary about the conflict that ensued after one man unwittingly purchased another man's amputated leg in an auction.
The Fire
A 24 hour delay in being able to purchase their first home together causes tensions to rise and Lucía and Marcelo's relationship to begin to unravel.
Frame By Frame
A documentary about Afghan photojournalists.
Goodnight Mommy
Twin boys suspect that their mum, who has just undergone reconstructive facial surgery, is an imposter and set out to discover the truth.
Green Room
A young punk band is trapped in a secluded venue after stumbling on a murder committed by neo-Nazis.
Guilty
Police thriller based on a real-life murder case that caused international controversy.
Hail, Caesar!
Capitol Pictures is about to complete its biggest film of the year, but its star has been kidnapped. Can the studio fixer solve the problem in time?
Hamish
A documentary portrait of Hamish Henderson, poet, soldier, intellectual, activist, songwriter and leading force in the revival of Scottish folk music.
High-Rise
Class war breaks out in a tower block.
Hitchcock/Truffaut
Filmmakers talk about the influence of Truffaut's book Cinema According To Hitchcock.
The Hitcher
Thriller about a hitch-hiker with murderous intent.
Home Care
Dedicated home care nurse Vlasta lives for her husband, her daughter, and her patients. But then one day things change and Vlasta is forced to react.
The Host
A documentarian uncovers the story of a petroleum geologist who searched for the origins of civilisation in Iran in the 1930s.
How To Win Enemies
Relieved of his life savings by an attractive stranger, a young man turns detective.
Hyena Road
A Canadian intelligence officer searches for a mysterious Afghan leader against the backdrop of brutal warfare.

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I Am Belfast
A cinematic essay about the city.
James White
A young New Yorker struggles to take control of his reckless, self-destructive behaviour in the face of momentous family challenges.
Journey To The Shore
A devoted wife lets her husband, who drowned at sea three years ago, take her on a journey.
Labyrinth Of Lies
An idealistic attorney in post-war Germany faces public hostility as he tries to prosecute former members of the SS.
Lady And The Tramp
Disney classic about a pair of romantic dogs.
Land And Shade
A man returns home after a 17 year absence because his only son is gravely sick.
Land Of Mine
In the aftermath of World War Two, the Allies used German prisoners of war to defuse and clear landmines from the Danish coastline.
The Lesson
Two teenage wasters upset the wrong person.
Libeled Lady
An editor facing a lawsuit for his comments on the behaviour of an heiress hires a man to seduce her and ruin her case, but the seducer falls in love.
Living Stars
Ordinary Argentinians get on down in their homes and workplaces and reveal their love of dancing.
Louder Than Bombs
Three years after the death of a war photographer, secrets begin to emerge.
Love And Peace
Punk rock, magical turtles and underground sewer communities.
Love & Friendship
A widowed woman tries to manipulate her daughter into marriage.
Lucky Star
Romance blossoms between a repairman and a petty thief.

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The Man Who Fell To Earth
The spectacular yet melancholy story of an alien from a dying planet who comes to Earth in search of water but indulges a little too much.
Men And Chicken
Black comedy about a pair of brothers who discover a dark family secret.
Miles Ahead
A biopic of legendary musician Miles Davis.
The Mind's Eye
A drifter with telekinetic powers sets out for revenge.
Miss Sharon Jones!
Following the star as she undergoes treatment for cancer and tries to mount a comeback.
Mountains May Depart
A young woman chooses between two men as China is torn between its traditional values and a capitalist future.
Mustang
Coming of age story about five Turkish girls.
Nise – The Heart Of Madness
The story of Nise da Silveira, a former political prisoner who transformed a psychiatric institution with creativity and art.
Office
Musical set in the world of finance.
The Official Story
A mother begins to question her own family after coming to suspect her adopted daughter was stolen from her real parents.
The Ones Below
When a strange couple move in downstairs, a married pair find their happy home becomes something far more sinister.
One Floor Below
A witness to a crime is faced with a philosophical dilemma.
Panique
A community outraged by a murder focuses on a misfit loner.
Patchwork
Waking to find themselves Frankensteined together in one body after a night out, three young women set aside their differences to seek revenge.
Paths Of The Soul
Tibetan villagers make a bowing pilgrimage across the world's highest plateau.
Paulina
A young woman survives a rape and her response confounds everyone around her.
Peace Officer
The man who established Utah's first SWAT team investigates the death of his son-in-law at the hands of another SWAT team, unwilling to accept the official ruling.
The Pearl Button
Water, the longest border in Chile, also holds the secret of two mysterious buttons which were found on its ocean floor.
The People Vs Fritz Bauer
A portrait of Fritz Bauer, a man who defied his own government in working with Mossad to track down Adolf Eichmann.
Pillow Talk
The first of the Doris Day/Rock Hudson sex lite rom-coms.

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Raiders Of The Lost Ark
Indiana Jones races the Nazis to find the lost Ark of the Covenant.
Remember
Zev has a mission: to avenge family, murdered 70 years ago by a Nazi guard who lives under an assumed identity in America.
The Road To Civil War: Marvel Renaissance
The story of Marvel and the men who saved it from collapse.
Road To La Paz
A thirtysomething slacker agrees to take an elderly Muslim man on a 2,000 mile journey which will change them both.
The Silence Of The Lambs
Outstanding thriller about serial killer mind games.
Sing Street
A boy in mid-80s Ireland tries to win the heart of the girl of his dreams by starting a band.
The Sky Trembles And The Earth Is Afraid And The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers
The beauty of Morocco transformed into a mysterious landscape.
Southbound
Five interlocking tales of terror follow the fates of a group of weary travellers who confront their worst nightmares - and darkest secrets - over one long night on a desolate stretch of desert highway.
Suburra
A careless politician struggles to stay out of the grip of a ruthless crime lord who knows a little too much about him for comfort.
Summertime
Drama about social change in France in the early 1970s.
Sweet And Lowdown
Imaginary biopic of a jazz musician.
Swing Time
A gambler trying to win the money to marry his fiancee inadvertently falls for a dancer.
That Demon Within
After a policeman unwittingly saves the life of a notorious gang leader, he sets out to try to dismantle his criminal network.
Thelma And Louise
Two women go on the run when a road-trip vacation goes tragically wrong...
These Daughters Of Mine
Two very different sisters are forced to cooperate when their father becomes ill.
Time Out Of Mind
A homeless man tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter.
Top Gun
A trainee fighter pilot romances his instructor.
Truman
A terminally ill man spends four days with an old friend.

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The Wave
Seismic rumblings in the Norwegian fjords threaten to start a chain reaction that will destroy the local area.
Weepah Way For Now
Two sisters face life's ups and downs as they prepare for their latest music tour.
Where You're Meant To Be
When a Scottish indie pop artist decides to re-write his country's oldest songs, the only things standing in his way are an ageing folk singer and centuries of history.
The White Knights
Dramatisation of the Zoe's Ark controversy.
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
A young couple fall foul of an older couple whose marriage is falling apart.
Wild At Heart
Sailor and Lula go on the run, after Lula's mum bids to kill her daughter's beau.
William Shakespeare’s Romeo And Juliet
Star crossed teenage lovers in Hawaiian shirts, under neon lights.
Winter
A bereaved man who has turned to drink is an increasing burden on his son.
Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
David Bowie in his final performance as Ziggy Stardust, with behind the scenes footage.
Zootropolis
A little rabbit works hard to prove she can be just as good a police officer as the bigger, fiercer animals on her team.
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