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Movies (fiction) by Region: United States 1990s

SELECTED DVDs and Videotapes of feature length films in the Rutgers

United States 1990s DVDs

The 13th warrior 1999

Michael Crichton, Ned Dowd, William Wisher, Warren Lewis, John McTiernan, Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Dennis Storhøi, Vladimir Kulich, Omar Sharif, Touchstone Pictures, Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm), and Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)

After being warned by a fortune-teller that their fight against legendary creatures is doomed to failure unless they have a 13th warrior, a travelling ambassador (Banderas) is given no choice but to join a group of fierce fighters. 1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.)

MEDIA 10-557

 

American history X 2012

"Derek Vinyard, the charismatic leader of a group of young white supremacists in Los Angeles, lands in prison for a brutal, hate-driven murder. Upon his release, ashamed of his past and pledging to reform, Derek realizes he must save his younger brother, Danny, from a similar fate. A groundbreaking controversial drama about the tragic consequences of racism in a family."--Container. 1 videodisc (119 min.)

MEDIA 10-5445

 

Amistad 2004

Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, David Franzoni, Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgeard, Dreamworks Pictures, HBO Pictures, and DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)

Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship Amistad bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt. 1 videodisc (155 min.)

MEDIA 10-1826

 

Analyze this 1999

Kenneth Lonergan, Peter Tolan, Harold Ramis, Paula Weinstein, Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow, Joe Viterelli, Chazz Palminteri, Warner Bros, Village Roadshow Pictures, NPV Entertainment (Firm), Baltimore Spring Creek Pictures (Firm), Face Productions, Tribeca Productions, and Warner Home Video (Firm)

A spoof on the gangster roles that have been associated with De Niro's film career, this is the story of an anxiety-ridden Mafia boss who monopolizes the services of a family psychiatrist. 1 videodisc (104 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3063

 

And the band played on c2010

Follows the struggle of a handful of strong-willed men and women who took on the fight to save lives in the face of a mysterious illness now called AIDS. 1 videodisc (140 min.)

MEDIA 10-5595

 

Apollo 13 2010

It had been less than a year since man first walked on the Moon, but to the American public, Apollo 13 was just another 'routine' space flight. That is until these words pierced the immense void of space: "Houston, we have a problem." Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, not to mention the odds, to bring them home. 1 videodisc (140 min.)

MEDIA 10-5518

 

As good as it gets 2005, 1997

Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight, James L Brooks, Mark Andrus, Kristi Zea, Bridget Johnson, Tri-Star Pictures, Gracie Films, and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his gay neighbor Simon is hospitalized, Melvin is forced to babysit Simon's dog. And that unexpected act of kindness-- along with waitress Carol Connelly-- helps put Melvin back in the human race. 1 videodisc (139 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3050

 

Bad lieutenant  2009, 1992

"He's a gambler ... a thief ... a junkie ... a killer and a cop. Now he's investigating the most shocking case of his life, and as he moves closer to the truth, his self-destructive past is closing in."--Container. 1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.)

MEDIA 10-4598

 

The ballad of Little Jo 2003

Based on a true story, this is the tale of Josephine Monaghan, a young woman of the mid-19th century who is thrown out of her parents' home after being seduced by the family's portrait photographer and giving birth to an illegitimate child. Josephine quickly learns that young, female, pretty, and alone are a bad combination for life in the wild west. In her desperation to survive, Josephine disguises herself as "Jo", a young man, and struggles to make a life for herself in a dingy frontier mining town. Can "Little Jo" live and love without revealing his/her secret? 1 videodisc (121 min.)

MEDIA 10-5002

 

Basic instinct  2001, 1992

A woman becomes a prime suspect when her boyfriend is brutally murdered, a crime she had described in her latest novel. The detective investigating the murder soon becomes embroiled in the case that could cost him his life. 1 videodisc (129 min.)

MEDIA 10-3884

 

Beauty and the beast 2010, 1991

The spell of an enchantress turns a cruel prince into a hideous beast. Belle, the heroine, is a book-loving young lady trapped by the beast when she comes looking for her father. To break the spell, the beast must win Belle's love before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose. 2 videodiscs (92 min.)

MEDIA 10-4755

 

The birdcage c2005, 1996

Elaine May, Mike Nichols, Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family. Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down. 1 videodisc (119 min.)

MEDIA 10-1353

 

The Blair Witch Project c1999

Three student filmmakers set out into the forest to film a documentary on a legend known as The Blair Witch. As they become lost in the woods, an unseen evil begins to stalk and harass them. They soon realize that what they are filming is not a legend, but their own descent into a horrifying encounter with the supernatural. 1 videodisc (81 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3758

 

Bob Roberts 2000

A satirical comedy in which a British documentary crew follows a radical folksinger (and self-made millionaire) turned senatorial candidate as he blends singing, music videos and scandal on the campaign trail. 1 videodisc (102 min.)

MEDIA 10-5019

 

Bottle rocket 1998, 1996

Wes Anderson, Owen Wilson, Polly Platt, Cynthia Hargrave, James Caan, and Bob Musgrave

"Three best friends try to escape their suburban boredom through a life of crime. But these bickering, bumbling thieves are no match for the local 'godfather,' who leads them into the biggest heist of their careers"--Container. 1 videodisc (91 min.)

MEDIA 10-17

 

The boxer c1998, 1997

When Danny Flynn returns to his Belfast neighborhood after 14 years in prison, all he wants is to find peace, resume his career, and reclaim the love of the woman who has remained etched in his mind. As they slowly embrace the possibilities of renewed romance, they realize cultural taboos stand in the way and fighting for love could cost them their lives. 1 videodisc (114 min.)

MEDIA 10-4109

 

Boys don't cry 2009

A transgendered youth starts living as a man, and assumes the name Brandon Teena. He moves to a tiny Nebraska town and begins making new friends under his new identity. All goes well until his new friends discover his secret. Based on a true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself. 1 videodisc (119 min.)

MEDIA 10-5004

 

Boyz 'n the hood 1998

John Singleton, Steve Nicolaides, Larry Fishburne, Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding, and Morris Chestnut

For three young men growing up in South Central Los Angeles, the "hood" is a place of drive-by shootings, unemployment, drugs and pain. But their reactions to the world around them vary- one is an unambitious drug dealer, his brother is a college bound teenage father, and the brother's best friend is guided by a strong father who hopes for a better life for his son. 1 videodisc (112 min.)

MEDIA 10-45

 

Bram Stoker's Dracula c1997

Francis Ford Coppola, Fred Fuchs, Charles Mulvehill, James V Hart, Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves, Bram Stoker, Columbia Pictures, American Zoetrope (Firm), Osiris Films (Firm), and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

The tortured journey of the devastatingly seductive Transylvanian Prince as he moves from Eastern Europe to 19th century London in search of his reincarnated long-lost love. 1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.)

MEDIA 10-751

 

Bugsy 1991/2006

Mark Johnson, Barry Levinson, Warren Beatty, James Toback, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley, Joe Mantegna, Tri-Star Pictures, Mulholland Productions, Baltimore Pictures (Firm), and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)

Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel is a brilliant and violent gangster who leaves behind his criminal empire in New York to run the powerful rackets in Los Angeles. But his tumultuous affair with a Hollywood starlet inspires him to build something even bigger than his growing infamy. By doing this, he enrages his criminal backers. Bugsy will go to any length to see his dream realized, even if it costs him his life. 2 videodiscs (ca. 149 min.)

MEDIA 10-1103

 

Bullets over Broadway 2011

An ambitious young playwright must tolerate the floozy girlfriend of a mob figure to get financing for his new play. 1 videodisc (99 min.)

MEDIA 10-5332

 

But I'm a cheerleader 2003, 1999

Megan's super normal suburban existence is filled with friends, pom-poms and rah-rah enthusiasm until her parents suspect that she may be showing deviant tendencies. 1 videodisc (85 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3824

 

Cabaret 1998

Bob Fosse, Cy Feuer, Jay Presson Allen, Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey, Joe Masteroff, John Van Druten, and Christopher Isherwood

An egocentric American girl dreams of becoming a star while working in a third-rate Berlin cabaret. 1 videodisc (124 min.)  Videotape

MEDIA     DOUGLASS 10-68          84

 

Candyman 2004

Bernard Rose, Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley, Kasi Lemmons, Steve Golin, Sigurjon Sighvatsson, Alan Poul, Tri-Star Pictures, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm), Propaganda Films (Firm), Candyman Films Inc, and Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

A search for dissertation material leads a graduate student to an old tale about a slave spirit said to haunt a notorious housing project. 1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.)

MEDIA 10-873

 

Caro diario 2011, 1993

"Presented in three chapters, Moretti uses the experiences of traveling on his motor-scooper, cruising with his friend around a set of remote islands in search of peace to finish his film and consulting doctor after doctor to cure his annoying rash to cash a humorous look at his life and those around him."--Container. 1 videodisc (96 min.)

MEDIA 10-3922

 

City of hope 1992

An honest politician and the son of a corrupt contractor find their lives intersecting in surprising ways with the powerful and powerless of a decaying East Coast city in this portrait of the corruption, bigotry and violence of urban America. 1 videocassette (130 min.)

MEDIA 10-5303

 

Claire Dolan 2005

Lodge Kerrigan, Katrin Cartlidge, Vincent D'Onofrio, Colm Meaney, MK2 Productions, Serene Films, and New Yorker Video (Firm)

An Irish immigrant and  high-priced call girl, shocked by her mother's death, decides to get out of the business and have a baby. But the steps she must go through are not easy. 1 videodisc (95 min.)

MEDIA 10-641

 

Clive Barker's Nightbreed 2014, c1990

"A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity"--IMDb. 2 videodiscs (121 min.)

MEDIA 10-5393

 

Clockers 1995

Two brothers grow up together in the same Brooklyn housing projects, but they are as opposite as good and evil. Victor Dunham has a family, works two jobs and leads a respectable life. His 19-year-old brother, Strike, hangs out with his friends on a bench and sells crack cocaine. Strike agrees to kill a rival dealer as a favor to Rodney, the neighborhood drug kingpin, but when the man is murdered, it is Victor who confesses. Detective Rocco Kleine won't buy Victor's confession, and begins to attempt to break down the stories of both brothers in order to save Victor. 1 videodisc (128 min.)

MEDIA 10-4693

 

Colony 2011

When Jim Mathews, a sales rep for a genetic design firm, gets caught cheating on his wife she doses him with an experimental serum, causing his limbs to fall off and turn into a pack of bloodthirsty monsters, forming a Colony. To satisfy his unnatural hunger, Jim preys on hot young women. 1 videodisc (81 min.)

MEDIA 10-5088

 

Crash 2010, 1996

Jeremy Thomas, Robert Lantos, David Cronenberg, James Spader, Holly Hunter, Elias Koteas, Deborah Kara Unger, Rosanna Arquette, J. G Ballard, Fine Line Features, Alliance Communications, and New Line Home Video (Firm)

Film producer and sexual adventurer James Ballard's life is transformed by a car crash. It introduces him to Dr. Helen Remington, as her husband is propelled through the windshield and into James' car, dead. No sooner are Helen and James both out of the hospital than they show up together at a late-night show staged by Vaughan, whose near-fatal accident left him obsessed with the erotic possibilities of crashes. Vaughan savors crash data and presides over a cult of like-minded fetishists, soon joined by James--comatose with lust and fascination--as he single-mindedly pursues this new erotic linking of cars, sex, and injury. 1 videodisc (100 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3047

 

The crucible 2004, 1996

Nicholas Hytner, David V Picker, Robert A Miller, Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen, George Fenton, Tariq Anwar, Arthur Miller, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc

A group of teenage girls meets in the woods at midnight for a secret ceremony. When the ceremony is witnessed by the town minister, the girls are accused of witchcraft. Soon the entire village is consumed by hysteria, and innocent victims are put on trial, leading to a devastating climax. 1 videodisc (123 min.)

MEDIA 10-1889

 

Dancing at Lughnasa 1999

Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Catherine McCormack, Kathy Burke, Brid Brennan, Sophie Thompson, Rhys Ifans, Gerard McSorley, Pat O'Connor, Frank McGuinness, Brian Friel, Capitol Films, and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

Despite their hardships, five sisters living in rural Ireland in 1936 are able to embrace life and all its complexities and dance with joy in their hearts. 1 videodisc (94 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3413

 

Dangerous liaisons 1997

Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz, Keanu Reeves, Mildred Natwick, Uma Thurman, Stephen Frears, Norma Heyman, Hank Moonjean, Stuart Craig, Gérard James, James Acheson, Christopher Hampton, Choderlos de Laclos, Warner Bros, Lorimar Film Entertainment, NFH Limited, and Warner Home Video (Firm)

Set in 18th century France, this is the story of two bored aristocrats and the havoc they wreak when they play dangerous games with people's lives. The beautiful widow Merteuil challenges rakish Valmont to seduce a virtuous young married woman, never suspecting that he would violate his personal credo and fall in love. 1 videodisc (120 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3431

 

The dark half Horror writer Thad Beaumont hopes to distance himself from his murder novels and from George Stark, the name he has used to anonymously author them. To achieve this, he cooks up a murder of his own: a publicity stunt that should lie Stark to rest forever. But when the people around him are found gruesomely slain, and his own fingerprints dot the crime scenes; Beaumont is dumbfounded until he learns that Stark has taken on life of his own, and begun a gruesome quest for vengeance! 1 videodisc (122 min.)

MEDIA 10-5479

 

Dazed and confused 2006, 1993

America, 1976. The last day of school. Bongs blaze, bell-bottoms ring, and rock and roll rocks. Eavesdrop on a group of seniors-to-be and incoming freshman. 2 videodiscs (102 min.)

MEDIA 10-4593

 

Dead man walking 1999

Tim Robbins, Jon Kilik, Rudd Simmons, Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, and Helen Prejean

Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth. 1 videodisc (122 min.)

MEDIA 10-93

 

Death and the maiden 2003, 1994

Thom Mount, Josh Kramer, Roman Polanski, Rafael Yglesias, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson, Hervé de Luze, Tonino Delli Colli, Wojciech Kilar, Ariel Dorfman, Fine Line Features, Capitol Films, Channel Four Films (Firm), Flach Film (Firm), Studio Canal+, and New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)

Fifteen years ago, Paulina Escobar had her life shattered when she was taken prisoner and tortured by a sadistic doctor. Now, through a chance encounter, she may have found the man responsible for her nightmares and tonight he's going to pay. But how far will she go to get even? And how can she be sure, after so many years, that she has found the right man? 1 videodisc (103 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2287

 

Deep cover 1999

A cop goes undercover to bring down a major drug supplier with the help of a drug dealing attorney. 1 videodisc (ca. 107 min.)

MEDIA 10-4968

 

Le destin c1998, 1997

When a disciple of 12th-century philosopher Averroes is burned at the stake for heresy, his young son Joseph journeys to Andalusia to study with his father's mentor. There he joins Averroes' disciples uniting against an evil sheik intent upon destroying the philosopher's work. 1 videodisc (130 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3807

 

Dogfight 2003, 1991

River Phoenix, Lili Taylor, Richard Panebianco, Nancy Savoca, Robert Anthony Comfort, Richard A Guay, Warner Bros, Warner Home Video (Firm), and Peter Newman Productions

Cpl. Eddie Birdlace is out to party hearty with his pals on their last night in San Francisco before shipping out to Vietnam. They make a wager called the Dogfight, where each Marine puts in $50 and the guy who finds the most unattractive date wins. Birdlace finds Rose, an "ugly duckling" who joins him in a night of life-transforming impact. 1 videodisc (94 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3619

 

Dracula dead and loving it 2004, 1995

King of the spoofs, Leslie Nielsen, takes on the title role as the ever-loving Count. 1 videodisc (90 min.)

MEDIA 10-4407

 

Earthly possessions c1999

Susan Sarandon, Stephen Dorff, Jay O Sanders, Anne Tyler, and HBO Video (Firm)

Charlotte is a seemingly mild-mannered, middle-aged housewife--who's decided to leave her husband and skip town. Her mind is made up and all that's left to do is go to the bank and withdraw her money. But while she's waiting in line, her plans are suddenly changed when a desperate young man robs the bank--and takes Charlotte along as a hostage. 1 videodisc (106 min.)

MEDIA 10-1870

 

Edward Scissorhands 2005, 1990

Tim Burton, Caroline Thompson, Stan Winston, Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, and Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

An inventor's sudden death leaves his greatest creation unfinished with sharp shears of metal for hands. 1 videodisc (105 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2382

 

Falling down 1993, 1999

Joel Schumacher, Ebbe Roe Smith, Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall, Barbara Hershey, Rachel Ticotin, Frederic Forrest, Tuesday Weld, Warner Bros, Studio Canal+, Regency Enterprises, Alcor Films, and Warner Home Video (Firm)

Follows a troubled man, Bill Foster, who has a mental breakdown and embarks upon an increasingly violent crime spree across Los Angeles. A police detective, Sgt. Prendergast, who is working his last day before retiring, is the only one who correctly pieces together the clues. Prendergast races to find and arrest Foster before the dangerous and unpredictable man reaches his destination:  his ex-wife and young daughter. 1 videodisc (113 min.)

MEDIA 10-420

 

The fan c2004, 1996

A rabid San Francisco Giants fan targets a $40 million player and a game becomes a matter of life and death. 1 videodisc (116 min.)

MEDIA 10-4623

 

Far and away 1998, 1992

A poor but proud Irish tenant farmer accompanies the spoiled and headstrong daughter of a wealthy landlord to America in a quest for land. 1 videodisc (140 min.)

MEDIA 10-4110

 

Fear of a black hat a documentary film by Nina Blackburn : a year in the life of the rap group N.W.H 1994/2006

Rusty Cundieff, Larry B Scott, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Kasi Lemmons, Darin Scott, ITC Entertainment Group, Samuel Goldwyn Co, Network (Firm), and Granada Ventures, Ltd

The outrageous antics of NWH in an off-the-wall comedy about the greatest rap group that never was. A hilarious parody! 1 videodisc (ca. 82 min.)

MEDIA 10-1094

 

Frankenstein unbound c2006, 1990

Roger Corman, Thom Mount, Kobi Jaeger, John Hurt, Raul Julia, Bridget Fonda, Jason Patric, Michael Hutchence, Nick Brimble, Brian Wilson Aldiss, Mount Company, and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc

John Buchanan is a scientist in New Los Angeles, 2031. When one of his experiments fractures the very core of time and space, he is thrust back in time to nineteenth century Geneva where he finds Dr. Victor Frankenstein desperately trying to cope with his own disastrous experiment. Impressed with Buchanan's advanced knowledge of electricity, Frankenstein enlists his help with his "creation"--Persuading Buchanan that the only way to stop "it" from killing is to create a mate. The outrageous endeavor could either save the scientists--or destroy them. 1 videodisc (ca. 85 min.)

MEDIA 10-1617

 

Gattaca 2008, 1997

As one of the last "natural" beings born into a genetically engineered world, Vincent Freeman has none of the 'pre-ordered' DNA that will guarantee him success. Desperate to realize his dream of exploring space, Vincent assumes the identity of a genetically superior athlete. Avoiding detection using the athlete's genetic markers, Vincent becomes a rising star at Gattaca Aerospace, attracting the attention of a beautiful co-worker. When a flight director is brutally murdered, a clue left at the crime scene threatens to shatter Vincent's plans. 1 videodisc (106 min.)

MEDIA 10-3867

 

Get on the bus c2000

Follows a group of different men traveling from Los Angeles to the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. They board the bus as strangers but emerge three days and thousands of miles later as brothers. 1 videodisc (121 min.)

MEDIA 10-5440

 

Girl, interrupted 2004, 1999

The fascinating true story of a young woman's life-altering stay at a famous psychiatric hospital in the late 1960's. 1 videodisc (approximately 127 min.)

MEDIA 10-4523

 

The glass shield 2005, 1994

Charles Burnett, Thomas S Byrnes, Carolyn Schroeder, Richard Anderson, Michael Boatman, Ice Cube, Bernie Casey, Elliott Gould, Don Harvey, Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm), Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm), Miramax Films, and CIBY 2000 (Firm)

The first African American assigned to the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department uncovers a corrupt and racist precinct. 1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.)

MEDIA 10-1450

 

Go fish 2002, 1994

Kia, a professor, speculates with her students about who might be a lesbian in American society. She is involved with Evy and they would like Kia's roommate, Max, to meet a woman. Kia sets her up with Ely, an ex-student of hers who is in the process of terminating a long-distance relationship. They finally go out on a date and everyone insists on getting all the details. 1 videodisc (83 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3783

 

Gods and monsters 2003

Bill Condon, Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave, Lion's Gate Films, Lions Gate Home Entertainment, BBC Films, Showtime Entertainment, Flashpoint (Firm), and Regent Entertainment (Firm)

"It's 1957, and Hollywood horror director James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The invisible man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper Hannah hires handsome young gardener Clayton Boone, the flamboyant director and the simple yard man develop an unlikely friendship"--Container. 1 videodisc (105 min.)

MEDIA 10-736

 

GoodFellas 1990 1999

Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino, Nicholas Pileggi, and Irwin Winkler

Three decades in the life of a group of men involved with organized crime. 1 videodisc (146 min.) 1 videocassette (146 min.)

MEDIA        DANA 10-16          1935

 

Great expectations c1999

Alfonso Cuaraon, Art Linson, Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria, Chris Cooper, Anne Bancroft, Robert De Niro, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc

Based on Charles Dickens' timeless tale, this is a story of the love of a man for an unreachable woman. Updated to modern day New York City, the story concerns a man of modest background who falls in love with a rich girl. But when a mysterious benefactor greenlights the man to make his dreams come true, everything done has the ultimate goal of making Estella fall in love with him. 1 videodisc (112 min.)

MEDIA 10-1623

 

Groundhog day 2008, 1993

Trevor Albert, Harold Ramis, Danny Rubin, Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, George Fenton, Columbia Pictures, and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)

There is an old belief that everyone is rewarded with the heaven or hell that he deserves. For Phil, the nasty, self-centered weather forecaster in "Groundhog Day," that hell reveals itself one morning in the Groundhog Capitol of the USA, Punxsutawney, Pa. He has journeyed there to do a remote broadcast about his namesake, the groundhog Punxsutawney Phil, and wakes up the next morning in the same bed, with the radio playing the same song, and it gradually becomes clear to him that he is reliving precisely the same day. It will be Groundhog Day again tomorrow, too, and on the day after that. Finally, Phil begins to ponder the question "What would you do if you were stuck in one place, and everything that you did was the same, and nothing mattered?". 1 videodisc (101 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3701

 

The Handmaid's tale 1990

Margaret Eleanor Atwood, Volker Schlöndorff, Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern, Victoria Tennant, Robert Duvall, Daniel Wilson, and Volker Schlöndorff

Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training center. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her! 1 videocassette (109 min.)

DANA  MEDIA 1410  2-2268      10-556

 

He got game 1998

A prisoner is granted a furlough in hopes of persuading his estranged son, the country's top high school basketball player, to attend the governor's alma mater. 1 videodisc (136 min.)

MEDIA 10-4389

 

He got game 2014

A prisoner is granted a furlough in hopes of persuading his estranged son, the country's top high school basketball player, to attend the governor's alma mater. 1 videodisc (ca. 136 min.)

MEDIA 10-5449

 

Heaven & earth  2004

The true story of a man who fought, a woman who endured, and a love caught up in the war in Vietnam. 1 videodisc (141 min.)

MEDIA 10-4956

 

Homicide 2009, 1991

An inner-city detective is investigating the murder of an elderly candy shop owner and finds odd clues along the way, while at the same time trying to find out who he has become.  1 videodisc (101 min.)

MEDIA 10-4228

 

The hurricane c2000

Norman Jewison, Denzel Washington, John Hannah, Deborah Kara Unger, Rubin Carter, Sam Chaiton, Universal Pictures (Firm), and Beacon Pictures

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, in the prime of his boxing career, finds himself wrongfully convicted of murder. Sentenced to life in prison, Carter's published memoir, The Sixteenth Round, inspires a teenager from Brooklyn and three Canadian activists who believe in the truth, to join forces with Carter to prove his innocence. 1 videodisc (146 min.)

MEDIA 10-2226

 

I shot Andy Warhol 2001, 1996

A journey into the cultural whirlwind of events surrounding Valerie Solanas' shooting of pop-art superstar Andy Warhol. 1 videodisc (103 min.)

MEDIA 10-4451

 

Immortal beloved 1995

Bruce Davey, Gary Oldman, Jeroen Krabbé , Isabella Rossellini, and Bernard Rose

A mesmerizing mystery based on the tumultuous real life of Ludwig van Beethoven. He made many enemies, but he also had one true love--the unnamed 'immortal beloved' mentioned in an enigmatic letter discovered upon his death. The thrilling search for the identity of this mystery woman leads us into Beethoven's dark past, his hidden passions, and ultimately, into the unparalleled genius of his music. 1 videocassette (ca. 121 min.)

MUSIC 10-3330       317

 

In the company of men c1997

Neil LaBute, M Archer, Stephen Pevner, Aaron Eckhart, Stacy Edwards, Matt Malloy, Atlantis Entertainment, Fair and Square Productions, and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

Two junior executives callously plan to date, then dump a vulnerable young secretary. 1 videodisc (ca. 97 min.)

MEDIA 10-1000

 

The insider c1999

When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more. 1 videodisc (158 min.)

MEDIA 10-4116

 

Interview with the vampire the vampire chronicles c2000

Neil Jordan, Stephen Woolley, David Geffen , Anne Rice, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Antonio Banderas, Stephen Rea, Christian Slater, Kirsten Dunst, Geffen Pictures, and Warner Home Video (Firm)

A vampire with a conscience, Lestat (Cruise), tells the story of how he lured a young aristocrat (Pitt) into the immortality of the damned. 1 videodisc (122 min.)

MEDIA 10-737

 

Jackie Brown 2011, 1997

A stewardess, a gun runner, a bail bondsman, a shifty ex-con, a stoned-out surfer girl, and an earnest federal agent converge in a quest for a missing half million dollars. 2 videodiscs (154 min.)

MEDIA 10-5146

 

Jacob's ladder  2010

"... a Vietnam vet [is] haunted by the memories of war and the death of his young son. As Jacob starts to experience visions of demons all around him, he begins to question what is real"--Container. 1 videodisc (113 min.)

MEDIA 10-5389

 

Jersey girl 2004, 1992

A romantic comedy about a modern day Cinderella and her reluctant uptown prince. 1 videodisc (96 min.)

MEDIA 10-4625

 

JFK 2010, 1991

Director Oliver Stone seamlessly blends archival film with acted sequences in his version of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which alleges that there was a massive plot and cover-up surrounding JFK's death. 1 videodisc (205 min.)

MEDIA 10-4500

 

Jungle fever 1998

Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Samuel L Jackson, John Turturro, Frank Vincent, and Anthony Quinn

A black architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. Their relationship causes them to be scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbors. 1 videodisc (89 min.)

MEDIA DANA 10-47   1403

 

Just another girl on the I.R.T 2002

A black teenage girl living in Brooklyn dreams of medical school, a family, and an escape from the generational poverty of the inner city. Her dreams are put on hold when she becomes pregnant by her boyfriend. 1 videodisc (1 hr., 37 min.)

MEDIA 10-5037

 

Kansas City c2005, 1996

Set in 1934 Kansas City. A telegraph operator named Blondie kidnaps Carolyn Stilton, wife of a powerful businessman who commutes to Washington to advise President Roosevelt. Blondie figures she can use Carolyn to gain safe passage for her husband Johnny, who is in the grip of the city's top gangster, a club owner named Seldom Seen. The movie unfolds in the dark streets of the downtown kansas City night. 1 videodisc (116 min.)

MEDIA 10-4761

 

Kissed 2005, 1996

Ever since she was a young girl, Sandra has been fascinated with death. Her secret obsession, however, interferes with her burgeoning relationship with her boyfriend, Matt, forcing him to embark on a personal crusade to prove he will go to great lengths. 1 videodisc (79 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3744

 

L.A. confidential 2010, 1997

Three detectives each use their own approach to find the truth behind a series of murders. 1 videodisc (138 min.)

MEDIA 10-5116

 

The last broadcast c2006

Filmmaker David Leigh decides to mount his own investigation into the bizarre murder of three men who went in search of the legendary Jersey Devil. Convinced the sole survivor convicted of the terrible crimes is innocent, Leigh suggests the murders were committed by someone--or something--else. 1 videodisc (87 min.)

MEDIA 10-5531

 

Last exit to Brooklyn 2011

Follows a gang of young hoodlums, a down-and-out call girl, an alcoholic father, and a low level union official as they attempt to survive in the harsh underbelly of lower class 1950s Brooklyn. 1 videodisc (103 min.)

MEDIA 10-5055

 

The last of the Mohicans 1999

Michael Mann, Christopher Crowe, Hunt Lowry, Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Jodhi May, Wes Studi, and James Fenimore Cooper

The love of Hawkeye, rugged frontiersman and adopted son of the Mohicans, and Cora Munro, aristocratic daughter of a British colonel, blazes amidst a brutal conflict between the British, the French and Native American allies in colonial America. 1 videodisc (117 min.)

MEDIA 10-94

 

Lethal weapon 3 Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue an arms dealer who is a former LAPD officer. 1 videodisc (121 min.)

MEDIA 10-5289

 

Lethal weapon 4 c1998

Family man Murtaugh is partner to loose cannon Riggs, who may or may not marry his girlfriend. 1 videodisc (127 min.)

MEDIA 10-5290

 

The Limey 2000?

Steven Soderbergh, John Hardy, Scott Kramer, Lem Dobbs, Terence Stamp, Lesley Ann Warren, Luis Guzmán, Barry Newman, Joe Dallesandro, Nicky Katt, and Peter Fonda

"British ex-con Wilson (Terence Stamp) arrives in Los Angeles to investigate the mystery of his daughter's 'accidental' death. His prime suspect, the wealthy, heavily guarded music promoter Terry Valentine (Peter Fonda), is no easy target. Propelled into an increasingly brutal search for truth, Wilson, with single-mindedness and terrifying precision, moves unstoppably toward revenge"--Container. 1 videodisc (ca. 89 min.)

MEDIA 10-60

 

The lion king 2011, 1994

"Embark on an extraordinary coming-of-age adventure as Simba, a lion cub who cannot wait to be king, searches for his destiny in the great 'Circle of Life'"--Container. 1 videodisc (88 min.)

MEDIA 10-4756

 

Lone star 1999

John Sayles, R. Paul Miller, Maggie Renzi, Ron Canada, Chris Cooper, Clifton James, Kris Kristofferson, Matthew McConaughey, Frances McDormand, Joe Morton, and Elizabeth Peña

An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love.  1 videodisc (135 min.)

MEDIA 10-157

 

The long walk home 1991

Whoopi Goldberg, Sissy Spacek, Dwight Schultz, Edwin C Atkins, Howard W Koch, Dave Bell, and Richard Pearce

Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg is Odessa Cotter, a quietly dignified woman, who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson (Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek). When Odessa honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam's racist husband (Dwight Schultz) and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriam and Odessa put their lives in danger for civil rights. 1 videocassette (98 min.)

MEDIA     DANA 10-3375 1014

 

Lord of the flies c2001, 1990

Adaptation of William Golding's novel about a group of English boys who are stranded on an uninhabited island when the plane that is evacuating them from a war-threatened England crashlands. Without adult control, the boys regress to savagery. 1 videodisc (90 min.)

MEDIA 10-4372

 

Love Field 1992, c2001

Don Roos, Sarah Pillsbury, Midge Sanford, Jonathan Kaplan, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dennis Haysbert, Brian Kerwin, Stephanie McFadden, Orion Pictures, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Dalls housewife Lurene Hallett feels such a strong personal connection to her idol, Jackie Kennedy, that when JFK is assassinated, she defies her husband and takes an eastobound bus, determined to "be there for Jackie" at the funeral. On board she meets a mysterious black man traveling with a sad, silent little girl. But when Lurene realizes that he's given her false name, she fears she's uncovered a kidnapping plot! As a result of her well-intentioned meddling, the trio end up on the run from the police and, ultimately, on the road to a deep friendship that defies racial boundaries and changes each of them forever. 1 videodisc (105 min.)

MEDIA 10-434

United States 1990s DVDs (continued)

M. Butterfly 2009, 1993

David Cronenberg, David Henry Hwang, Gabriella Martinelli, Ian Richardson, Jeremy Irons, Barbara Sukowa, John Lone, Warner Home Video (Firm), and Geffen Pictures

A French civil service officer risks and then abandons everything in his life in his obsessive pursuit of a enigmatic Chinese opera diva who harbors a secret. 1 videodisc (101 min.)

MEDIA 10-1520

 

Mad city 1998

Tom Matthews, Eric Williams, Costa Gavras, Arnold Kopelson, Anne Kopelson, Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta, Alan Alda, Ted Levine, William Atherton, Raymond J Barry, Mia Kirshner, Blythe Danner, and Robert Prosky

Sam is a misguided museum guard who loses his job, then tries to get it back at gunpoint. Max is a local TV reporter taken hostage with schoolchildren when Sam locks down the museum. It's a desperate move for Sam, a career move for Max. He's on the inside of a live exclusive. Now he must give Sam's story a heroic spin, keep a cynical network anchor at bay and above all, keep America watching. And as Max pulls the strings, the stakes grow higher, darker, madder. 1 videodisc (115 min.)

MEDIA 10-37

 

Malcolm X 2005, 1992

Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader. 2 videodiscs (202 min.)

MEDIA 10-4370

 

Manhattan murder mystery 2009

A bored Manhattan housewife becomes convinced her next-door neighbor has committed a murder. 1 videodisc (107 min.)

MEDIA 10-5317

 

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein 2004

Kenneth Branagh, Steph Lady, Frank Darabont, Francis Ford Coppola, James V Hart, John Veitch, Robert De Niro, Tom Hulce, Helena Bonham Carter, Aidan Quinn, Ian Holm, John Cleese, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Tri-Star Pictures, Japan Satellite Broadcasting, Inc, Indieprod (Firm), and  American Zoetrope (Firm)

1 videodisc (123 min.)

MEDIA 10-739

 

The matrix c2007, 1999

The day-in, day-out world is the real world is merely perception. In reality it is a hoax perpetrated by an all-powerful artificial intelligence that control us. A small group of humans has found a way out of the construct, and is now fighting for the future of the human race. 1 videodisc (136 min.)

MEDIA 10-4556

 

Menace II society 2009

A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life. 1 videodisc (97 min.)

MEDIA 10-5564

 

The messenger the story of Joan of Arc c1999

Milla Jovovich, John Malkovich, Faye Dunaway, Dustin Hoffman, Luc Besson, Andrew Birkin, Patrice Ledoux, Columbia Pictures, Gaumont (Firm), and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

The story of Joan of Arc. 1 videodisc (ca. 158 min.)

MEDIA 10-551

 

Metropolitan 2006

Whit Stillman, Carolyn Farina, Edward Clements, Taylor Nichols, Chris Eigeman, Allison Parisi, Dylan Hundley, Isabel Gillies, Bryan Leder, Will Kempe, Ellia Thompson, John A Thomas, Westerly Films, Allagash Films (Firm), and Criterion Collection (Firm)

When a group of young sophisticated high society friends in New York take in a new member with more humble origins, they begin to learn what life is like outside their sheltered world. 1 videodisc (99 min.)

MEDIA 10-2033

 

Mighty Aphrodite 2012

When a sportswriter tries to track down the mother of his adopted son, he discovers she is a prostitute and pornographic film star. 1 videodisc (95 min.)

MEDIA 10-5331

 

Miss Evers' boys c2010, 1997

"It is 1932 when loyal, devoted Nurse Eunice Evers is invited to work with Dr. Brodus and Dr. Douglas on a federally funded program to treat syphilis patients in Alabama. Free treatment is offered to those who test positive for the disease, including Caleb Humphries and Willie Johnson. But when the government withdraws its support, money is offered for what will become known as 'The Tuskegee Experiment'; a study of the effects of syphilis on patients who don't receive treatment. Now the men must be led to believe they are being cared for, when in fact they are being denied the medicine that could cure them. Miss Evers is faced with a terrible dilemma - to abandon the experiment and tell her patients or to remain silent and offer only comfort"--Container. 1 videodisc (118 min.)

MEDIA 10-4044

 

Mister Johnson  c2001, 1990

Funny and sometimes poignant look at the struggle between men of the British Empire and African villagers. 1 videodisc (103 min.)

MEDIA 10-4442

 

Mulan c2013, 1998

Mulan is a young Chinese woman who breaks tradition and joins the Imperial army, accompanied by a her guardian dragon, Mushu, to battle an invading army. 1 videodisc (88 min.)

MEDIA 10-4758

 

My family Mi familia 2004, 1995

Presents the three-generation saga of the Sanchez family as told by the eldest son. From the beginnings of his father's journey from Mexico to California in the 1920s, to his brother Chucho's tragic rebellion of the 1950s, to the stark realities of modern day, the struggle to live the American dream is sometimes darkened but never diminished for Paco Sanchez and his family. 1 videodisc (127 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3802

 

The naked gun 2 1/2 the smell of fear c2000, 1991

Lt. Frank Drebin loves a mystery. Why are we here? Is there life after sex? Yes, Drebin tackles the big issues, and the biggest of all is how to stop devious Quentin Hapsburg's plan to destroy the environment! 1 videodisc (85 min.)

MEDIA 10-4203

 

The naked gun 33 1/3 the final insult 2000, 1994

Oscar night. Who will win? Who will lose? And will someone please kick that numbskull off stage? Wait! That's no ordinary numbskull. That's Lt. Frank Drebin, crashing the ceremonies to stop a terrorist plot that could mean curtains for him, or will a simple window shade be enough? 1 videodisc (82 min.)

MEDIA 10-4204

 

New Jack City 2010, 1991

Gangster film, set in New York City during the 1980s, about a young, rich, smart drug baron who thinks he's untouchable, and the tough, street-smart cops determined to bring him down. 1 videodisc (100 min.)

MEDIA 10-4018

 

Nightjohn c2005, 1996

Charles Burnett, Dennis Stuart Murphy, Beau Bridges, Carl Lumbly, Lorraine Toussaint, Allison Jones, Gary Paulsen, Hallmark Entertainment (Firm), Sarabande Productions, Disney Channel (Firm), Echo Bridge Home Entertainment (Firm), and Signboard Hill Productions

The story of a young slave girl and the man who, at great risk to each other, teaches her to read, opening up a whole new world for her. 1 videodisc (96 min.)

MEDIA 10-1443

 

Not without my daughter 2001, 1999

Pat Riddle, Harry J Ufland, Mary Jane Ufland, Brian Gilbert, Sally Field, Alfred Molina, Sheila Rosenthal, Roshan Seth, Sarah Badel, Mony Rey, Georges Corraface, Peter Hannan, Jerry Goldsmith , Betty Mahmoody, William Hoffer, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Pathé Entertainment (Firm), and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

American Betty Mahmoody goes with her daughter and her Iranian-born husband to his native Iran for a vacation. Soon Betty discovers her husband doesn't intend to ever return to America. He will let her go, but her daughter must stay. As a stranger in a foreign police state, Betty has no money, no friends, no rights, and makes a desperate, heroic bid to escape with her child. 1 videodisc (116 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2878

 

Office space 2005, 1999

When white-collar peon Peter Gibbons decides he's had enough and neglects his job, he is quickly promoted to upper management. 1 videodisc (90 min.)

MEDIA 10-4112

 

Oleanna 2003, c1994

Desperate to pass one of her classes, Carol approaches her professor, John, behind the closed doors of his university office. Words are exchanged. A touch. A glance. And what began as a simple meeting between teacher and student, suddenly spirals wildly out-of-control. But when Carol files harassment charges against him, the wheels are set in motion for a high stakes game of cat-and-mouse with shocking, devastating results. 1 videodisc (90 min.)

MEDIA 10-3956

 

One true thing  1999, 1998

A daughter Ellen, gives up her job and boyfriend to take care of her dying mother. Her father, a gifted professor of an English department, is more occupied with having his life running as smoothly as possible than caring for his wife. Living at home, Ellen discovers many new aspects to her parents' personalities, a father who is human despite his imperfections and a mother who loves her family passionately. When her mother finally dies Ellen is suspected of hastening her death with morphine. 1 videodisc (127 min.)

MEDIA 10-3949

 

Outbreak 2009, 1995

A take-charge army virologist tryies to stave off global biological meltdown. A rare killer virus from the jungles of Zaire has taken hold in a California community. Its mortality rate is 100%. And some say the only way to stop its spread is to firebomb the town and everyone in it. 1 videodisc (128 min.)

MEDIA 10-3868

 

The parent trap 2005, 1998

An updated version of the 1961 Disney classic about separated identical twins. Hallie and Annie meet accidentally at camp and decide to reunite their divorced parents. 1 videodisc (128 min.)

MEDIA 10-4582

 

Party girl 200-?, 1995

A free-spirited young woman with a run-down New York apartment and a high fashion wardrobe calls her godmother, a librarian, for bail money after being arrested for throwing an illegal party. To repay the loan, she begins working as a library clerk. 1 videodisc (94 min.)

MEDIA 10-4117

 

Passion fish 1998

John Sayles, Sarah Green, Maggie Renzi, Mary McDonnell, Alfre Woodard, Leo Burmester, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and David Strathairn

May-Alice Culhane, a TV soap opera star, becomes paralyzed in a car accident.  She returns to her deserted family home in Louisiana's Cajun Country and nastily rejects a succession of nurses. She spends her days drinkin and watching TV until Chantelle forces her to shape up.  Chantell is recovering from drug addiction, because of which her father took her daughter away. The two learn that they need each other and become friends. 1 videodisc (135 min.)

MEDIA 10-12

 

People vs. Larry Flynt 2003

Oliver Stone, Janet Yang, Michael Hausman, Milos Forman, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Columbia Pictures, Phoenix Pictures, Ixtlan Corporation, and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

Notorious "Hustler" publisher who was sued by the religious Right and paralyzed by a fanatic's bullet.  1 videodisc (130 min.)

MEDIA 10-264

 

Pi 1998

Darren Aronofsky, Eric Watson, Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, and Samia Shoaib

A brilliant mathematician teeters on the brink of insanity as he searches for an elusive numerical code that will allow him to predict patterns in the stock market. 1 videodisc (85 min)

MEDIA 10-46

 

The pillow book 2010, 1996

Remembering a treasured childhood event, Nagiko searches for an ideal calligrapher-lover who will use her body as his personal paper. She meets an English translator who convinces her that she should be the pen and not the paper and use his body to write her manuscripts. 1 videodisc (121 min.)

MEDIA 10-4832

 

The Player 1997

Robert Altman, Michael Tolkin, Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg, Peter Gallagher, Brion James, and Cynthia Stevenson

A celebrity-studded thriller of murderous obsession among Hollywood's glamorous elite. 1 videodisc (124 min.)

MEDIA 10-06

 

Poison 2011, 1991

Todd Haynes, Christine Vachon, Jean Genet, Edith Meeks, Larry Maxwell, Susan Gayle Norman, Scott Renderer, James Lyons, Arnold A Semler, Bronze Eye Productions (Firm), and Zeitgeist Films

This film interweaves three tales that build toward a devastating climax. The first tale, Hero, tells a bizarre story of suburban patricide. Horror, the second tale, deals with a mad sex experiment that unleashes a disfiguring plague. Lastly is the tale, Homo, which explores the obsessive sexual relationship between two inmates. 1 videodisc (85 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3061

 

Priest 1999

Linus Roache, Tom Wilkinson, Robert Carlyle, Cathy Tyson, Antonia Bird, Jimmy McGovern, Josephine Ward, George Faber, BBC Films, Miramax Films, and Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)

A young Roman Catholic priest in a Liverpool parish must learn to deal with the issues of homosexuality and incest, as well as conflicts between his vows and his conscience. 1 videodisc (98 min.)

MEDIA 10-1352

 

Primary colors c1999

Mike Nichols, John Travolta, Emma Thompson , Billy Bob Thornton, Adrian Lester, Maura Tierney, Paul Guilfoyle, Larry Hagman, Kathy Bates, Universal Pictures (Firm), Mutual Film Company, and Icarus Films

Follows a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife. 1 videodisc (144 min.)

MEDIA 10-680

 

Psycho c1999, 1998

"Criminal on the run, Marion Crane (Anne Heche) takes refuge at the motel operated by Norman Bates (Vince Vaughn)--a troubled man whose victims encounter a grisly fate at the hands of his 'mother.' Marion soon becomes the next victim and her disappearance prompts inquiries from her sister (Julianne Moore) and a private investigator (William H. Macy). They both soon discover the morbid bond linking Norman to his mysterious 'mother' at the Bates Motel"--Container label. 1 videodisc (104 min.)

MEDIA 10-4597

 

Pulp fiction 2011, 1994

The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. 2 videodiscs (154 min.)

MEDIA 10-5145

 

A rage in Harlem c2011

A beautiful young woman from Mississippi arrives in Harlem with a chest full of stolen gold. Everybody wants a piece of the action, including a mobster, a con man, and a collection of crooks. But all a virginal accountant wants is the love of the beautiful young woman! 1 videodisc (108 min.)

MEDIA 10-5064

 

Rain without thunder 1995, 1992

A compelling drama of what life could be like if the U.S. government banned abortion and began convicting women for terminating their pregnancies. 1 videocassette (86 min.)

MEDIA 10-4540

 

Rambling Rose c2002, 1991

Renny Harlin, Martha Coolidge, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Lukas Haas, Robert Duvall, Calder Willingham,  Seven Arts Productions, Studio Canal+, and Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)

Rose, an alluring young woman, is hired by a Southern family to care for their children, and changes their lives forever. She is an innocent who relates to everyone she meets in the only way she knows how-- with sexuality she cannot restrain. The mother of the family takes Rose under her wing, offering love and protection, while the teenaged son finds Rose both his fantasy and a profound mystery. 1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.)

MEDIA 10-1210

 

The remains of the day p2001

Mike Nichols, John Calley, Ismail Merchant , Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, James Fox, Christopher Reeve, Kazuo Ishiguro, Columbia Pictures, and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

The story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically proper butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper employed by a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe. 1 videodisc (ca. 134 min.)

MEDIA 10-1852

 

Rush 2002, 1991

Undercover narcotics officers Jim Raynor and Kristen Cates are partners who become lovers and addicts as they infiltrate the local drug scene in order to bring down a suspected drug lord. 1 videodisc (120 min.)

MEDIA 10-4648

 

Safe 2001, 1995

Drama about a suburban housewife in northern California whose affluent environment turns against her, causing environmentally-induced disease. 1 videodisc (119 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3742

 

Santa sangre 2010, 1990

It is the story of a young circus performer, the crime of passion that shatters his soul, and the macabre journey back to the world of his armless mother, deaf-mute lover, and murder. It is an odyssey of ecstasy and anguish, belief and blasphemy, beauty and madness. 2 videodiscs (123 min.)

MEDIA 10-4422

 

The scarlet letter 2002, 1995

In a time when adultery is punishable by death, Hester Prynne becomes involved in a risky and scandalous affair with her town's handsome minister. 1 videodisc (135 min.)

MEDIA 10-3954

 

Schindler's list 1994

Steven Spielberg, Steven Zaillian, Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, John Williams, and Thomas Keneally

The true story of the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womanizer & war profiteer, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust. 2 videocassettes (197 min.)

MEDIA. MEDIA                                       MEDIA. MEDIA 10-2794         2-3251 cassette 1 2-3252 cassette 2        7-50 disc 1 7-51 disc 2

 

Scream 2011?, 1996

Kevin Williamson, Cary Woods, Cathy Konrad , Wes Craven, David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox Arquette, Matthew Lillard, Rose McGowan, Skeet Ulrich, Drew Barrymore, Dimension Films (1990- ), Woods Entertainment (Firm), Lions Gate Home Entertainment, and Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)

After a series of mysterious deaths, a seemingly peaceful community becomes a place where no one is safe, and everyone is a suspect. That is when an offbeat group of friends led by Sidney Prescott rally to unlock the town's deadly secrets, and get caught up in a lively mix of thrills, chills, and surprises. 1 videodisc (111 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3108

 

The secret of Roan Inish 2007, 1994

A magical tale of a girl whose search for her missing brother brings an Irish legend to life. 1 videodisc (102 min.)

MEDIA 10-4114

 

Serial mom 2008, 1994

Beverly Sutphin is a seemingly perfect homemaker who will stop at nothing to rid the neighborhood of anyone failing to live up to her moral code. 1 videodisc (94 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3755

 

Set it off 1999, 1996

"Four women take the law into their own hands and try to get some pay-bak by robbing the city's biggest banks in this riveting action drama."--Container. 1 videodisc (123 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3828

 

Seven c1997

David Fincher, Arnold Kopelson, Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, New Line Productions, Inc, and New Line Home Video (Firm)

A psychological thriller about two detectives on the trail of a serial killer who chooses his victims according to the seven deadly sins. 1 videodisc (127 min.)

MEDIA 10-347

 

Showgirls 2007, 1995

Paul Verhoeven, Joe Eszterhas, Alan Marshall, Charles Evans, Elizabeth Berkeley, Gina Gershon, Robert Davi, Kyle MacLachlan, Gina Ravera, David A Stewart, United Artists (Firm), and Carolco Pictures Inc

A young stripper, with the help of a more experienced dancer, starts to make it big, only to realize that there is only room for one of them to be the star of the stage. 1 videodisc (131 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3046

 

The Silence of the lambs 1991, 1998

Jonathan Demme, Kenneth Utt, Edward Saxon, Ron Bozman, Ted Tally, Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, and Thomas Harris

A young female FBI agent is sent to interview notorious killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, in hope of obtaining information that will help the Bureau catch another killer. 1 videodisc (118 min.)

MEDIA 10-25

 

Smoke 2012, 1995

Episodic story, divided into five chapters, each bearing the name of a character; main characters appear in most chapters. Most of the characters are connected by the fact that they hang out or work at the Brooklyn Cigar Store, where they tell stories and smoke--a lot. Chapters explore the interpersonal relationships between this large and diverse group of characters. 1 videodisc (112 min.)

MEDIA 10-4602

 

Smoke signals 1998?

Chris Eyre, Scott Rosenfelt, Larry Estes, Adam Beach, Evan Adams, Irene Bedard, Gary Farmer, and Tantoo Cardinal

Depicts two young Native Americans, Victor and Thomas, who leave their small town on the Cour d'Alene Reservation to retrieve the remains of Victor's father. 1 videodisc (89 min.)

MEDIA  DANA 10-106     957

 

Snow falling on cedars 2000, 1999

Scott Hicks, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Harry J Ufland, Ronald Bass, Ethan Hawke, James Cromwell, Youki Kudoh, James Rebhorn, Sam Shepard, Rick Yune, and Max von Sydow

A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy.  For a local reporter the trial strikes home when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case. 1 videodisc (128 min.)

MEDIA 10-101

 

Sophie's choice 1999

William Styron, Meryl Streep, Peter MacNicol, Kevin Kline, Alan J Pakula, Keith Barish, ITC Entertainment Group, LIVE Entertainment (Firm), and Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)

A drama set in post-World War II Brooklyn revolves around Sophie, a Polish Catholic beauty who survived Auschwitz, her lover, Nathan, and Stingo, a would-be writer. As the three grow closer, Stingo discovers the captivating and moving truths that each harbor. 1 videodisc (150 min.)

MEDIA 10-549

 

Sweet and lowdown c2004

In the 1930's, the fictional Emmet Ray ruled as the second greatest jazz guitarist in the world. But his reputation was eclipsed by his eccentric career moves, hilarious clashes with gangsters and stormy love affairs with two very different women. 1 videodisc (95 min.)

MEDIA 10-5319

 

The sweet hereafter 1998

Atom Egoyan, Camelia Frieberg, Ian Holm, Maury Chaykin, Russell Banks, and Robert Browning

Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled personal life. Gradually, we learn that Stephens has his own agenda, and that everyone has secrets to keep. 1 videodisc (ca. 116 min.)

MEDIA 10-79

 

The talented Mr. Ripley c2000

Anthony Minghella, William Horberg, Tom Sternberg, Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jack Davenport, James Rebhorn, Sergio Rubini, Philip Baker Hall, Miramax Films, Mirage Enterprises, Timnick Films, and Paramount Pictures Corporation

Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes its better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. He's hired to go to Italy to bring back the playboy son of a millionaire and soon is plunged into a daring scheme of duplicity, lies and murder. 1 videodisc (139 min.)

MEDIA 10-734

 

Tales from the hood 1998, 1995

Stack, Ball and Bulldog arrive at a local funeral parlor to retrieve a lost drug stash held by the mortician Mr. Simms. But Mr. Simms has other plans for the boys. He leads them on a tour of his establishment, introducing them to his corpses. Even the dead have tales to tell, and Mr. Simms is willing to tell them all. And you'd better listen--because when you're in his 'hood, even everyday life can lead to extraordinary terror. 1 videodisc (97 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3746

 

Tank girl c2002, 1995

"The year's 2033 and since a humongous meteor hit the earth, the world just hasn't been the same ... A mega-villain, Kesslee (Malcolm McDowell), the leader of Water & Power, holds the world in his grasp since he controls all the H2O down to the last drop ... or so he thinks. Two colossal enemies stand in his way: (1) The Rippers -- an army of half-men/half-kangaroo people whose sole purpose is to bring down the W. & P. and (2) a chick with a tank and tons of attitude -- a.k.a. Tank Girl. Kesslee had better get a grip on reality and his water jugs because not even a run in her stocking is going to stop her from saving the planet."--Container. 1 videodisc (104 min.)

MEDIA 10-4077

 

Thelma & Louise c2004, 1991

Ridley Scott, Mimi Polk, Callie Khouri, Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel , Michael Madsen, Christopher McDonald, Stephen Tobolowsky, Brad Pitt, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Star Partners III, Ltd, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Thelma is an abused and neglected wife, while her friend Louise is a bitter, hard-edged waitress. The two decide to take a brief vacation to escape the drudgery of their everyday lives. Immediately, they run into trouble, as Louise shoots and kills a man who tries to rape Thelma in the parking lot of a country bar. 1 videodisc (129 min.)

MEDIA 10-1366

 

The thin red line c2001

Sean Penn, Adrien Brody, Jim Caviezel, Ben Chaplin, George Clooney, John Cusack, Nick Nolte, Woody Harrelson, Jared Leto, John C Reilly, Terrence Malick, Robert Michael Geisler, John Roberdeau, Grant Hill, James Jones, Fox 2000 Pictures, Phoenix Pictures, and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc

A group of young soldiers fight in the battle of Guadalcanal during World War II. 1 videodisc (ca. 170 min.)

MEDIA 10-1958

 

Three kings c2000

David O Russell, Charles Roven, Paul Junger Witt, Edward McDonnell, John Ridley, George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze, Warner Bros, Village Roadshow Pictures, and Warner Home Video (Firm)

Absurdly comic tale set after the end of the Gulf War, when three American soldiers looking to plunder stolen gold become involved in an uprising. 1 videodisc (115 min.)

MEDIA 10-248

 

Trespass 2003

Two firemen find a map that leads to stolen gold in an abandoned factory. The factory is in the turf of a local gang and the firemen witness a shooting. The gang spots them and they argue about how to get rid of the trespassers. 1 videodisc (102 min.)

MEDIA 10-5056

 

True romance 2012

The story of two unlikely lovers who find themselves in possession of a suitcase full of valuable mob contraband which they plan to take from Detroit to Los Angeles, sell, and begin a new life. 1 videodisc (121 min.)

MEDIA 10-5447

 

The Truman show c2006, 1998

[An insurance salesman, Truman Burbank,] "is about to discover just how abnormal his seemingly 'normal' life is. What he doesn't realize -- just yet -- is that his whole life is a reality TV show, televised and broadcast for the world to see!"--Container. 1 videodisc (102 min.)

MEDIA 10-5137

 

Twin Peaks fire walk with me 2002, 1992

Brought in to investigate the mysterious death of local girl Laura Palmer, special agents Chester Desmond and Dale Cooper try to unravel the bizzarre clues, mysterious disappearances, and strange happenings in Twin Peaks. Essentially a prequel for the televison series. 1 videodisc (134 min.)

MEDIA 10-4448

 

Unforgiven 2007, 1992

David Webb Peoples, Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris, Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ), Malpaso (Company), and Warner Home Video (Firm)

Bill Munny, a retired, once ruthless killer-turned-hog farmer, is flat broke. A widower with two young children to tend to, he feels he has no choice but to accept one last bounty hunter mission to find and kill two young gunslingers who brutalized and cut up the face of a local prostitute. Bill teams up with his old partner Ned and the cocky greenhorn, The Schofield Kid. The three men soon find out this bounty has many more obstacles to overcome besides just finding and killing the gunslingers. Little Bill is the town sheriff of Old Whiskey who keeps a tight hold on what goes on in his town and outlaws all firearms within the city limits. He has little respect for assassins and hired guns, and enforces his law with the most brutal of measures. 1 videodisc (127 min.)

MEDIA 10-1733

 

Village of the damned c1998

"Something is terribly wrong in the tiny village of Midwich. After an unseen force invades a quiet coastal town, ten women mysteriously find themselves pregnant. Local physician Dr. Alan Chaffee and government scientist Dr. Susan Verner join forces when the women simultaneously give birth-- and the reign of horror begins"--Container. 1 videodisc (98 min.)

MEDIA 10-5109

 

The wedding banquet Xi yan 2004

Ang Lee, Neil Peng, James Schamus, Ted Hope, Yalei Gui, Sihung Lung, May Chin, Winston Chao, Mitchell Lichtenstein, Zhong yang dian ying shi ye gu fen you xian gong si, Good Machine (Firm), and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

A Taiwanese gay man living in Manhattan agrees to a marriage of convenience with a mainland Chinese woman in need of a green card.  His parents are thrilled, and fly to the States to help him plan a lavish wedding banquet. 1 videodisc (108 min.)

MEDIA 10-1833

 

Welcome to the dollhouse 1999

Todd Solondz, Heather Matarazzo, Brendan Sexton, Matthew Faber, Eric Mabius, Daria Kalinina, and Angela Pietropinto

Eleven-year-old Dawn "Wienerdog" Wiener is a junior high geek who just wants to be popular. Teased by her classmates and tormented by the school bully, Dawn develops an improbable plan to seduce the star of a high-school garage band. 1 videodisc (87 min.)

MEDIA 10-11

 

William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet  c2002, 1996

A modern adaptation of the classic love story, moved to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach. 1 videodisc (120 min.)

MEDIA 10-4683

 

United States, 1990s

 

The 13th warrior 1999

Michael Crichton, Ned Dowd, William Wisher, Warren Lewis, John McTiernan, Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Dennis Storhøi, Vladimir Kulich, Omar Sharif, Touchstone Pictures, Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm), and Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)

After being warned by a fortune-teller that their fight against legendary creatures is doomed to failure unless they have a 13th warrior, a travelling ambassador (Banderas) is given no choice but to join a group of fierce fighters. 1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.)

MEDIA 10-557

 

After all 2003

Helaine Head, Stacey Lyn Evans, Roy Campanella, Holly Robinson-Peete, D. B Woodside, Michael Warren, Kellie S Williams , Hattie Winston, BET Pictures, and Directors' Circle Filmworks (Firm)

When an ambitious broadcast reporter, who refuses to let anyone disrupt her dream of becoming an anchorwoman, meets a headstrong cameraman, their stormy relationship pushes her to a major turning point in her life. 1 videodisc (95 min.)

DANA 89

 

The Age of innocence 1993

Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Martin Scorsese, Edith Wharton, Barbara De Fina, and Jay Cocks

"A ravishing romance about three wealthy New Yorkers caught in a tragic love triangle, the ironically-titled story chronicles the grandeur and hypocrisy of high society in the 1870's"--Container. 1 videocassette (138 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2842

 

Alice 1990, 2005

Robert Greenhut, Woody Allen, Alec Baldwin, Blythe Danner, Judy Davis, Mia Farrow, William Hurt, Keye Luke, Joe Mantegna, Bernadette Peters, Cybill Shepherd, Gwen Verdon, Orion Pictures, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Alice is a wealthy Manhatten housewife who feels unfulfilled in her life. After seeing a succession of alternative health care practitioners for a variety of imagined ailments, she finds an acupuncturist who helps launch her on a voyage of self discovery. 1 videodisc (ca. 106 min.)

DANA 223

 

All the Vermeers in New York 1992

When Mark meets the alluring and mysterious Anna in the Metropolitan Museum's Vermeer Room, he finds anything but the solace he seeks from his stressful life as a Wall Street broker.  1 videocassette (87 min.) :

DANA 956

 

Alma's Rainbow 1996, 1993

Ayoka Chenzira, Howard Brickner, Charles Lane, Jean-Paul Bourelly, Kim Weston-Moran, Mizan Nunes, Lee Dobson, and Victoria Gabriella Platt

Rainbow is the daughter of Alma, "the no-nonsense owner of a popular beauty parlor"..."Ruby, Alma's free-spirited sister, unexpectedy arrives after a ten year absence, bringing the beauty and warmth Rainbow craves, and a few secrets from Alma's past.". 1 videocassette (88 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3785

 

American buffalo 1998, 1995

Dustin Hoffman, Dennis Franz, Sean Nelson, Michael Corrente, David Mamet, and Gregory Mosher

When down-and-out junk dealer Don discovers the rare, buffalo head nickel he just sold for $90 is worth ten times as much, he enlists a young protege in a scheme to steal the coin back. But their plans are suddenly altered by the intrusion of Teach, a disturbingly aggressive would-be thief who badgers Don into cutting him in on the heist, a decision that carries explosive consequences for everyone involved. 1 videocassette (87 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3937

 

American history X 1999

Tony Kaye, John Morrissey, David McKenna, Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Fairuza Balk, and Stacy Keach

A young man falls in with a group of white supremacists after his father is murdered. 1 videocassette (ca. 119 min.) :

MEDIA  DANA 2-5242      135

 

Amistad 2004

Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson, David Franzoni, Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, David Paymer, Pete Postlethwaite, Stellan Skarsgeard, Dreamworks Pictures, HBO Pictures, and DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm)

Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board the slave ship Amistad bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt. 1 videodisc (155 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1826

 

Apollo 13 1995

Ron Howard, Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, Kathleen Quinlan, Jim Lovell, Jeffrey Kluger, and Brian Grazer

Dramatic retelling of the doomed Apollo 13 moon mission.  Stranded 205,000 miles from earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive.  Meanwhile at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time and the odds to bring them home. 1 videocassette (140 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2840

 

Arthur Miller's The American clock 1993

Bob Clark, Leanne Moore, Frank Galati, Arthur Miller, Eddie Bracken, Yaphet F Kotto, Mary McDonnell, Darren McGavin, Estelle Parsons, John Randolph, and David Strathairn

Film adaptation of Arthur Miller's play about the Great Depression which was based in part on Studs Terkel's Hard Times. 1 videocassette (93 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3810

 

At play in the fields of the Lord 1992

Peter Matthiessen, Tom Berenger, Aidan Quinn, Hector Babenco, John Lithgow, Daryl Hannah, Saul Zaentz, Tom Waits, Kathy Bates, Saul Zaentz Company, Universal Pictures (Firm), and MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)

The tale of two men's experiences with a native Indian tribe in the Brazilian rain forest. One is an American mercenary hired to drive the Niaruna Indians off their land, who joins forces with them instead. The other is a missionary sent to convert the natives to Christianity. 2 videocassettes (186 min.)

MEDIA 2-7348-7349

 

Bad lieutenant 1993

Harvey Keitel, Abel Ferrara, Victor Argo, Paul Calderone, Leonard Thomas, Robin Burrows, Zoe Lund, Edward R Pressman, and Mary Kane

He's a gambler, a thief, a junkie, a killer, and a cop. Now he's investigating the most shocking case of his life, and as he moves closer to the truth, his self-destructive past is closing in. 1 videocassette (96 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2988

 

The Ballad of Little Jo 1994

Maggie Greenwald, Fred Berner, Brenda Goodman, Suzy Amis, Bo Hopkins, and Ian McKellen

A woman discovers that the Wild West is no place for a lady-- unless she's disguised as a man. 1 videocassette (124 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2640

 

Basic instinct 1992

Mario Kassar, Joe Eszterhas, Alan Marshall, Paul Verhoeven, Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, and Jeanne Tripplehorn

A tough but vulnerable detective investigates a murder identical to one described in the latest novel of a cold, calculating and beautiful novelist with an insatiable sexual appetite. 1 videocassette (ca. 123 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5319

 

Basquiat 1996

Jon Kilik, Peter Brant, Joseph Allen, Lech Janusz Majewski,  Michael Thomas Holman, Sigurjon Sighvatsson, Randy Ostrow, Julian Schnabel, John Bowe, Jeffrey Wright , David Bowie, Dennis Hopper, and Gary Oldman

In 1981, a nineteen-year-old unknown graffiti writer takes the New York art world by storm. 1 videocassette (106 min.) :

DANA 1480

 

Bastard out of Carolina c1999

Anne Meredith, Amanda DiGiulio, Anjelica Huston, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ron Eldard, Jena Malone, Michael Rooker, and Laura Dern

Born an illegitimate child to a young mother, "Bone" grows up poor in South Carolina in the 1950s. When her mother marries, her new stepfather becomes jealous of the powerful bond between mother and daughter. 1 videodisc (101 min.)

DANA 208

 

Beloved 1998

Akosua Busia, Richard LaGravenese, Adam Brooks, Edward Saxon, Jonathan Demme, Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise, Beah E Richards, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Albert Hall, and Toni Morrison

"On a difficult journey to find freedom, Sethe is constantly confronted by the secrets that have haunted her for years. Then, an old friend from out of her past unexpectedly reenters her life. With his help, Sethe may finally be able to rediscover who she is and regain her lost sense of hope"--Container. 1 videocassette (ca. 172 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5710

 

Big bad John 1990

Burt Kennedy, Red Steagall, Jimmy Dean, Romy Windsor, Jack Elam, Ned Beatty, Doug English, and Bo Hopkins

"Based on Jimmy Dean's #1 hit song of the same name, Big bad John is an all-American raucous adventure...that takes us from the steamy bayous,through the great plains of Texas, to its explosive climax in the mining hills of Colorado."--Container. 1 videocassette (91 min.) :

DANA 662

 

The big one 1998

Michael Moore and Kathleen Glynn

"Michael Moore, armed only with a camera and a sharp sense of humor, is searching America's heartland for an executive who will respond to the question: If Fortune 500 companies are posting record-setting profits, why do they continue laying off thousands of workers?"--Container. 1 videocassette (90 min.) :

DANA 1587

 

The birdcage c2005, 1996

Elaine May, Mike Nichols, Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family. Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down. 1 videodisc (119 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1353

 

Black & white 2000

Boris Frumin, Cornelia Burnhan, Evgeny Volkov, Elena Shevchenko, Gilbert Giles, Facets Video (Firm), Facets Multimedia (Chicago, Ill.), and MN Productions (Firm)

"The story of Lisa, a young Soviet emigré studying medicine in Manhattan, Roy, an African American building superintendent on New York's Lower East Side, and the bond that they form from living on the edges of Manhattan"--Container. 1 videocassette (92 min.)

MEDIA 2-7621

 

The bloody child a film c2001

Nina Menkes, Tinka Menkes, Robert Mueller, Sherry Shibley, Russ Little, Jack O'Hara, Independent Television Service, and Facets Video (Firm)

Based on a real incident in which a U.S. Marine, just back from the Persian Gulf, is arrested while digging a grave in the middle of the Mojave Desert for his murdered wife, whose bloodied body lies in the backseat of his car. 1 videocassette (85 min.)

MEDIA 2-7620

 

Blue steel 1996

Kathryn Bigelow, Edward R Pressman, Oliver Stone, Eric Red, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ron Silver, Clancy Brown, Elizabeth Peña, and Louise Fletcher

In Manhattan, a rookie cop shoots and kills an armed robber. She doesn't know it, but an unidentified witness steals the assailant's gun and begins a deadly game of pursuit, with the unsuspecting cop as the target of a madman's obsession. 1 videocassette (94 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5223

 

Boomerang 1992

Reginald Hudlin, Eddie Murphy, Robin Givens, Halle Berry, Brian Grazer, Warrington Hudlin, Barry W Blaustein, and David Sheffield

1 videocassette (118 min.) :

DANA 434

 

Bottle rocket 1998, 1996

Wes Anderson, Owen Wilson, Polly Platt, Cynthia Hargrave, James Caan, and Bob Musgrave

"Three best friends try to escape their suburban boredom through a life of crime. But these bickering, bumbling thieves are no match for the local 'godfather,' who leads them into the biggest heist of their careers"--Container. 1 videodisc (91 min.) :

MEDIA 10-17

 

Boyz 'n the hood 1998

John Singleton, Steve Nicolaides, Larry Fishburne, Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding, and Morris Chestnut

For three young men growing up in South Central Los Angeles, the "hood" is a place of drive-by shootings, unemployment, drugs and pain. But their reactions to the world around them vary- one is an unambitious drug dealer, his brother is a college bound teenage father, and the brother's best friend is guided by a strong father who hopes for a better life for his son. 1 videodisc (112 min.) :

MEDIA 10-45

 

Bram Stoker's Dracula c1997

Francis Ford Coppola, Fred Fuchs, Charles Mulvehill, James V Hart, Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves, Bram Stoker, Columbia Pictures, American Zoetrope (Firm), Osiris Films (Firm), and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

The tortured journey of the devastatingly seductive Transylvanian Prince as he moves from Eastern Europe to 19th century London in search of his reincarnated long-lost love. 1 videodisc (ca. 130 min.)

MEDIA 10-751

 

Braveheart 2001

Alan Ladd, Bruce Davey, Randall R Wallace, Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Catherine McCormack, Paramount Pictures Corporation, Icon Productions, and Ladd Company

The dramatic story of William Wallace, who rallied medieval Scotland to fight for liberty. 2 videocassettes (177 min.)

MEDIA 2-7067, 7068


The bridges of Madison County c1995

Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep, Robert James Waller, and Warner Bros

World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid and Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson aren't looking to turn their lives upside down. Each is at a point in life where expectations are behind them. Yet four days after meeting, they won't want to lose the love they've found. 1 videocassette (135 min.)

MEDIA 2-7866

 

Cabaret 1998

Bob Fosse, Cy Feuer, Jay Presson Allen, Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey, Joe Masteroff, John Van Druten, and Christopher Isherwood

An egocentric American girl dreams of becoming a star while working in a third-rate Berlin cabaret. 1 videodisc (124 min.) :  Videotape

MEDIA     DOUGLASS 10-68          84

 

Candyman 2004

Bernard Rose, Virginia Madsen, Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley, Kasi Lemmons, Steve Golin, Sigurjon Sighvatsson, Alan Poul, Tri-Star Pictures, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm), Propaganda Films (Firm), Candyman Films Inc, and Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

A search for dissertation material leads a graduate student to an old tale about a slave spirit said to haunt a notorious housing project. 1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.)

MEDIA 10-873

 

Casino c1997

Barbara De Fina, Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, Don Rickles, Alan King, Kevin Pollak, James Woods, Nicholas Pileggi, Universal Pictures (Firm), Syalis D.A. (Firm), Légende Entreprises, and MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)

A Mob front man and his boyhood pal are managing the Mob's multi-billion-dollar operation, until a sexy wild card turns up the heat. 2 videocassettes (2 hr., 59 min.)

DANA  DANA 1936 cassette 1 1936 cassette 2

 

Celebrity 1999

Woody Allen, Kenneth Branagh, Judy Davis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Melanie Griffith, Winona Ryder, Hank Azaria, Bebe Neuwirth, Famke Janssen, Michael Lerner, Joe Mantegna, Charlize Theron, and Jean Doumanian

Following their divorce, the lives of a restless writer and his inhibited ex-wife take off in unpredictable directions. While Lee explores the wilder side of his newfound freedom, Robin begins an improbable transformation from neurotic schoolteacher to high-profile TV talk show host where she encounters movie stars and the cream of high society. 1 videocassette (ca. 113 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5082

 

City hall 1996

Harold Becker, Edward R Pressman, Ken Lipper, Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda, and Danny Aiello

Veteran politician Mayor John Pappas (Pacino) and idealist Deputy Mayor Kevin Calhoun (Cusack) are masters at the art of compromise, back room politics and brokering the deals that keep the city running like clockwork. But when a drug bust gone awry causes the accidental death of an innocent child, Calhoun and a suspicious attorney (Fonda) uncover a scandal that links the Mafia directly to the Mayor's office. 1 videocassette (115 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2922

 

City of hope 1992

John Sayles, Sarah Green, Maggie Renzi, Vincent Spano, Tony Lo Bianco, and Joe Morton

An honest politician and the son of a corrupt contractor find their lives intersecting in surprising ways with the powerful and powerless of a decaying East Coast city in this portrait of the corruption, bigotry and violence of urban America. 1 videocassette (130 min.) :

DANA. MEDIA 448 2-2608

 

La ciudad The city 1999

David Riker and Paul Mezey

"With ... intensive collaboration with the New York Latino immigrant community over a five-year period, The City [La Ciudad] weaves a rich narrative tapestry of present day immigrant life. The film's four unforgettable stories center on a group of day-laborers scavenging for bricks; two teenagers from the same hometown who meet in the projects and fall in love; a homeless father who tries to enroll his daughter in school; and a garment worker who seeks justice in the sweatshops"--Publisher's Web site. 1 videocassette (88 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5372, 10-543

 

A civil action 1999?

Steven Zaillian, Scott Rudin, Robert Redford, Rachel Pfeffer, Jonathan Harr, John Travolta, Robert Duvall, James Gandolfi, Dan Hedaya, Ivanek Zeljko, John Lithgow, William H Macy, and Kathleen Quinlan

Jan Schlichtmann (Travolta) agrees to represent eight families whose children have died from leukemia after two large corporations, Grace & Co. and Beatrice Foods, leaked toxic chemicals into the water supply of Woburn, Massachusetts. This expensive tort case could mean financial and career ruin for him. 1 videocassette (115 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5284

 

Claire Dolan 2005

Lodge Kerrigan, Katrin Cartlidge, Vincent D'Onofrio, Colm Meaney, MK2 Productions, Serene Films, and New Yorker Video (Firm)

A high-priced call girl, shocked by her mother's death, decides to get out of the business and have a baby. But the steps she must go through are not easy. 1 videodisc (95 min.)

MEDIA 10-641

 

Clueless 1995

Heckerling Amy, Scott Rudin, Alicia Silverstone, Paul Rudd, Robert Lawrence, Brittany Murphy, Justin Walker, and Wallace Shawn

Beverly Hills teenager arranges the lives of those around her, but she learns that when it comes to loves, she's clueless.  Loosely based on Jane Austen's novel, Emma. 1 videorecording (97 min.) :

DANA. DANA. MEDIA 1414 1414 2-3611

 

Crooklyn a Spike Lee joint! 1999

Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo, David Patrick Kelly, Spike Lee, Joie Susannah Lee, Cinqué Lee, MCA Universal Home Video (Firm), Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks, Child Hoods Productions, Universal Pictures (Firm), and Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)

Director Spike Lee fashions a bold, flavorful picture of family life in a crowded but cozy Brooklyn neighborhood nicknamed "Crooklyn" by the Carmichaels, who experience one very special summer in their hometown under difficult but often wonderful circumstances. 1 videodisc (114 min.)

DANA 132

 

Dances with wolves 1990

Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson, Michael Blake, Rodney A Grant, Mary McDonnell, and Graham Greene

A Civil War hero is assigned to an abandoned fort on the American frontier where he befriends members of the Sioux tribe, falls in love, and eventually lives with the Indians. 1 videocassette (181 min.) :

MEDIA      DANA 2-2589            424

 

Daughters of the dust 1991

Julie Dash, Cora Lee Day, O. Barbara, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Tommy Hicks, Kaycee Moore, Alva Rogers, Adisa Anderson, Geraldine Dunston, and Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor

Story of a large African-American family as they prepare to move North at the dawn of the 20th century. 1 videocassette (113 min.) :

MEDIA.  DANA 2-1827  316

 

Dead again 1991

Kenneth Branagh, Scott Frank, Emma Thompson, Andy Garcia, and Derek Jacobi

Mike Church, an L.A. gumshoe with a knack for wisecracks and tracing missing persons doesn't have a clue when he's hired to help a beautiful amnesia victim tormented by nightmares.  Then an eccentric antiques dealer and hypnotist leads Church to believe the source of the nightmares may lie in a past-life connection to Margaret Strauss, a world-famous pianist allegedly murdered by her composer husband in 1948. 1 videocassette (107 min.) :

MEDIA 2-1721

 

Dead man walking 1999

Tim Robbins, Jon Kilik, Rudd Simmons, Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, and Helen Prejean

Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth. 1 videodisc (122 min.) :

MEDIA 10-93

 

Dead presidents 1995

Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker, N'Bushe Wright, Freddy Rodriguez, Bokeem Woodbine, Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes, and Michael Henry Brown

1 videocassette (119 min.) :

DANA 942

 

Devil in a blue dress 1995

Carl Franklin, Jesse Beaton, Gary Goetzman, Walter Mosley, Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Don Cheadle, Maury Chaykin, and Jennifer Beals

Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins is a decorated war hero who returns home to work as a private eye. His job of finding a missing socialite puts him between the white power elite and the vibrant black commumnity of Central Avenue. As soon as Easy and his trigger-happy friend Mouse find Daphne Monet, trouble follows. 1 videocassette (101 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3438

 

Dolores Claiborne 1995

Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Stephen King, Tony Gilroy, Charles Mulvehill, David Strathairn, Gabriel Beristain, and Taylor Hackford

Eighteen years ago the town accused Dolores Claiborne of murdering her husband in cold blood.  Now a woman lies dead and a witness finds Dolores standing over the body.  Her daughter is the only one who can save her life and the only thing that stands between guilt and innocence is the evil secret that made the daughter run away ten years ago. 1 videocassette (131 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2386

 

Drunks 1997, 1995

Richard Lewis, Faye Dunaway, Spaldin Gray, Amanda Plummer, Dianne Wiest, Calista Flockhart, Peter Cohn, Shireen Meistrich, Burtt Harris, Gary Lennon, and Ilene Landress

Story of a small group of people who meet to share coffee and laughs along with their stories of recovery. 1 videocassette (90 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3259

 

A Dry white season  1990

Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Susan Sarandon, Marlon Brando, Paul A Weinstein, Euzhan Palcy, André Philippus Brink, Jürgen Prochnow, and Zakes Mokac

A white schoolteacher in South America awakens to the politics of apartheid and, in seeking justice, alienates himself from white society. 1 videocassette (107 min.) :

MEDIA 2-1729

 

Earthly possessions c1999

Susan Sarandon, Stephen Dorff, Jay O Sanders, Anne Tyler, and HBO Video (Firm)

Charlotte is a seemingly mild-mannered, middle-aged housewife--who's decided to leave her husband and skip town. Her mind is made up and all that's left to do is go to the bank and withdraw her money. But while she's waiting in line, her plans are suddenly changed when a desperate young man robs the bank--and takes Charlotte along as a hostage. 1 videodisc (106 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1870

 

The English patient 1997

Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott-Thomas, Michael Ondaatje, Anthony Minghella, Gabriel Yared, and Saul Zaentz

During World War II, a mysterious stranger is rescued from a fiery plane crash.  The American allies care for him and the dangerous secrets from his past come to light. 1 videocassette (162 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3928

 

The Ernest Green story 1993

Morris Chestnut, Ossie Davis, C. C. H Pounder, Avery Brooks, Ruby Dee, Gary Grubbs, Tina Lifford, Eric Laneuville, Law

United States, 1990s (Continued)

 The Ernest Green story 1993

Morris Chestnut, Ossie Davis, C. C. H Pounder, Avery Brooks, Ruby Dee, Gary Grubbs, Tina Lifford, Eric Laneuville, Lawrence Roman, Jean Higgins, Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney Home Video (Firm), and Buena Vista Home Video (Firm)

The true story of Ernest Green and eight other young black students who enrolled in an all-white school in 1957 and triumphed over the adversity and intolerance they encountered. 1 videocassette (VHS) (101 min.)

DANA 2072

Eve's bayou 1997

Caldecot Chubb, Kasi Lemmons, Samuel L Jackson, Lynn Whitfield, Debbi Morgan, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Branford Marsalis, Lisa Nicole Carson, Jurnee Smollett, Diahann Carroll, and Terence Blanchard

Roz Batiste is a beautiful and dedicated mother of three, who is forced to admit that her family is falling apart due to her philandering husband Louis. Her younger daughter, Eve, witnesses one of her father's infidelities.  Struggling to make sense of what she has seen, Eve turns to her older sister Cisely, who dismisses her in fear of the truth, and then to her Aunt Mozelle, a known psychic and rumored black widow. 1 videocassette (108 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5052

 

Everyone says I love you 1997, 1996

Woody Allen, Robert Greenhut, Alan Alda, Drew Barrymore, Goldie Hawn, Julia Roberts, and Tim Roth

1 videocassette (101 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5934

 

Falling down 1993, 1999

Joel Schumacher, Ebbe Roe Smith, Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall, Barbara Hershey, Rachel Ticotin, Frederic Forrest, Tuesday Weld, Warner Bros, Studio Canal+, Regency Enterprises, Alcor Films, and Warner Home Video (Firm)

Follows a troubled man, Bill Foster, who has a mental breakdown and embarks upon an increasingly violent crime spree across Los Angeles. A police detective, Sgt. Prendergast, who is working his last day before retiring, is the only one who correctly pieces together the clues. Prendergast races to find and arrest Foster before the dangerous and unpredictable man reaches his destination:  his ex-wife and young daughter. 1 videodisc (113 min.)

MEDIA 10-420

 

The fan 1996

Ellen Barkin, Robert De Niro, Wesley Snipes, Tony Scott, Wendy Finerman, and Peter Abrahams

A rabid San Francisco Giants fan targets a $40 million player and a game becomes a matter of life and death. 1 videocassette (116 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5076

 

Fargo 1997,1995

Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Frances McDormand, William H Macy, Steve Buscemi, Roderick Jaynes, Harve Presnell, and Peter Stormare

In this darkly comic thriller, the pregnant police chief of Brainerd, Minnesota investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong. 1 videocassette (105 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3161

 

Feast of July 1996

Christopher Menaul, H. E Bates, Henry J Herbert, Christopher Neame, Christopher Menaul, Gemma Jones, James Purefoy, Greg Wise, Tom Bell, Kenneth Anderson, and Ben Chaplin

A mysterious young beauty searches for the lover who betrayed her.  Weary and alone, she is offered shelter by the Wainwright family whose three handsome sons battle for her affections. 1 videocassette (116 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5051

 

Female perversions 1998

Tilda Swinton, Amy Madigan, Karen Sillas, Frances Fisher, Laila Robins, Clancy Brown, Susan Streitfeld, Mindy Affrime, Julie Hébert, and Louise J Kaplan

"A beautiful and sexy high-powered attorney is up for appointment as a judge.  Below her veneer of self-confidence lies a darker side, one in which she is driven by bizarre visions and sexual fantasies.  After a series of events ... she becomes unraveled and is forced to confront her fears and herself"--Container. 1 videocassette (114 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5310

 

First knight 1995

Sean Connery, Richard Gere, Julia Ormond, Ben Cross, Jerry Zucker, William Nicholson, and Hunt Lowry

This is a new vision of King Arthur's Camelot. A vision of breathtaking battles, heart-pounding courage, of the undeniable love that brought an entire kingdom to its knees...and the undying passion that made it live forever. 1 videocassette (134 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3523

 

The Fisher King 1992, 1991

Terry Gilliam, Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Amanda Plummer, Mercedes Ruehl, and Richard LaGravenese

A dee-jay who finds himself penniless is plucked from disaster by a homeless history professor, who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights and damsels in distress. Together they begin a modern quest for redemption and the Holy Grail. 1 videocassette (ca. 137 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3521

 

The Five Heartbeats 2005

Loretha C Jones, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Harry J Lennix, Tico Wells, Harold Nicholas, Diahann Carroll, Stanley Clarke , and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc

Five young friends are drawn together by music. Their dreams of fame and fortune take them from amateur nights in ghetto clubs to the pinnacle of show business success and personal tragedy. When the vocal group The Five Heartbeats get to the top of music world they learn the hard reality of the music industry. 1 videodisc (ca. 121 min.)

DANA 308

 

Forrest Gump 1994

Tom Hanks, Robert Zemeckis, Robin Wright, Sally Field, Mykelti Williamson, Gary Sinise, Winston Groom, Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey, and Eric Roth

"Forrest is the embodiment of an era, an innocent at large in an America that is losing its innocence. His heart knows what his limited IQ cannot. His moral compass never wavers. His triumphs become an inspiration to us all"--Container. 1 videocassette (142 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3039

 

Frankenstein unbound c2006, 1990

Roger Corman, Thom Mount, Kobi Jaeger, John Hurt, Raul Julia, Bridget Fonda, Jason Patric, Michael Hutchence, Nick Brimble, Brian Wilson Aldiss, Mount Company, and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc

John Buchanan is a scientist in New Los Angeles, 2031. When one of his experiments fractures the very core of time and space, he is thrust back in time to nineteenth century Geneva where he finds Dr. Victor Frankenstein desperately trying to cope with his own disastrous experiment. Impressed with Buchanan's advanced knowledge of electricity, Frankenstein enlists his help with his "creation"--Persuading Buchanan that the only way to stop "it" from killing is to create a mate. The outrageous endeavor could either save the scientists--or destroy them. 1 videodisc (ca. 85 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1617

 

Gas food lodging 1992

Brooke Adams, Ione Skye, Fairuza Balk, James Brolin, Allison Anders, Richard Peck, Daniel Hassid, Seth M Willenson, and William Ewart

Love and sex complicate the lives of Nora Evans and her two teenage daughters in this coming of age film set in a small New Mexico town. 1 videocassette (101 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2788

 

Gattaca 1998

Andrew Niccol, Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Alan Arkin, Jude Law, and Loren Dean

Story about an all-too-human man who dares to defy a system obsessed with genetic perfection.  Vincent is an "In-Valid," who assumes the identity of a member of the genetic elite to pursue his goal of traveling into space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation.  However, a week before his mission, a murder marks Vincent as a suspect. 1 videocassette (107 min.) :

DANA 1310

 

Ghosts of Mississippi 1997

Rob Reiner, Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg, and James Woods

The film features the final trial of the assassin of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. 1 videocassette (ca. 131 min.) :

DANA 1084        267

 

The glass shield 2005, 1994

Charles Burnett, Thomas S Byrnes, Carolyn Schroeder, Richard Anderson, Michael Boatman, Ice Cube, Bernie Casey, Elliott Gould, Don Harvey, Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm), Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm), Miramax Films, and CIBY 2000 (Firm)

The first African American assigned to the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department uncovers a corrupt and racist precinct. 1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1450

 

GoodFellas 1990 1999

Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino, Nicholas Pileggi, and Irwin Winkler

Three decades in the life of a group of men involved with organized crime. 1 videodisc (146 min.) : 1 videocassette (146 min.)

MEDIA        DANA 10-16          1935

 

Grand Canyon 1992, 1991

Lawrence Kasdan, Meg Kasdan, Charles Okun, Michael Grillo, Danny Glover, Kevin Kline, Mary McDonnell, Steve Martin, Mary-Louise Parker, and Alfre Woodard

Two men from very different walks of life meet by accident and set in motion a chain of unsettling events that change their lives and the lives of their families and friends. 1 videocassette (134 min.) :

DANA. MEDIA 433 2-3595

 

Great expectations c1999

Alfonso Cuaraon, Art Linson, Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria, Chris Cooper, Anne Bancroft, Robert De Niro, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc

Based on Charles Dickens' timeless tale, this is a story of the love of a man for an unreachable woman. Updated to modern day New York City, the story concerns a man of modest background who falls in love with a rich girl. But when a mysterious benefactor greenlights the man to make his dreams come true, everything done has the ultimate goal of making Estella fall in love with him. 1 videodisc (112 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1623

 

The Handmaid's tale 1990

Margaret Eleanor Atwood, Volker Schlöndorff, Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern, Victoria Tennant, Robert Duvall, Daniel Wilson, and Volker Schlöndorff

Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training center. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her! 1 videocassette (109 min.) :

DANA  MEDIA 1410  2-2268      10-556

 

Heat c1996

Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Diane Venora, Ashley Judd, Amy Brenneman, Jon Voight, Tom Sizemore, Michael Mann, Art Linson, Warner Bros, Regency Enterprises, Forward Pass Productions, and Warner Home Video (Firm)

Vincent Hanna is a brilliant L.A. cop following the trail from a deadly armed robbery to a crew headed by master thief Neil McCauley. The trouble is, McCauley's expertise is at least equal to Hanna's. 1 videocassettes (171 min.)

MEDIA 2-7113

 

The helter skelter murders 1997

Frank Howard, Wade Williams, Brian Klinknett, Debbie Duff, and Phyllis Estes

"You are there every terrifying moment as the Manson 'family' commit the most hideous murders in the history of Hollywood.  Filmed while the Manson trial was still in progress, this modern "noir" proved so shocking it was banned in Los Angeles."--Container. 1 videocassette (83 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3908

 

Higher learning 1995,1994

John Singleton, John Hall, Bruce Cannon, Jennifer Connelly, Ice Cube, Omar Epps, Michael Rapaport, Kristy Swanson, Tyra Banks, and Larry Fishburne

Thought provoking film about diversity on a formerly quiet college campus.  Race and sexuality are just some of the issues explored in this troubling drama.  Sometimes love and understanding are not enough. 1 videocassette (131 min.) :

MEDIA  DANA 2-3079     497

 

I like it like that 1995, 1994

Darnell Martin, Ann Carli, Lane Janger, Lauren Vélez, Jon Seda, Rita Moreno, and Griffin Dunne

When her husband is arrested, a young Brooklyn mother has to get a job to support her family. She soon finds her confidence, but the neighborhood boys get word to her husband that she's dating her boss. This leads to a major confrontation, when the husband has to acknowledge his wife's new strength and importance to the family. 1 videocassette (106 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3823

 

Immortal beloved 1995

Bruce Davey, Gary Oldman, Jeroen Krabbé, Isabella Rossellini, and Bernard Rose

A mesmerizing mystery based on the tumultuous real life of Ludwig van Beethoven. He made many enemies, but he also had one true love--the unnamed 'immortal beloved' mentioned in an enigmatic letter discovered upon his death. The thrilling search for the identity of this mystery woman leads us into Beethoven's dark past, his hidden passions, and ultimately, into the unparalleled genius of his music. 1 videocassette (ca. 121 min.) :

MUSIC 317

 

The insider 1999

Marie Brenner, Michael Mann, Pieter Jan Brugge, Eric Roth, Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora, Philip Baker Hall, Lindsay Crouse, and Debi Mazar

When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more. 1 videocassette (158 min.) :

DANA 1705

 

Joe versus the volcano 1999, 1990

John Patrick Shanley, Teri Schwartz, Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Lloyd Bridges, Robert Stack, and Abe Vigoda

Expressionistic goofball comedy about a dopey guy who, after finding out he has only months to live, contracts with a millionaire to leap into a volcano alive.  Imaginative farce with great "Metropolis"-pastiche visuals that eventually fizzle out. 1 videocassette (102 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3905

 

Jungle fever 1998

Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Samuel L Jackson, John Turturro, Frank Vincent, and Anthony Quinn

A black architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. Their relationship causes them to be scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbors. 1 videodisc (89 min.) :

MEDIA DANA 10-47   1403

 

Just another girl on the I.R.T 1993

Leslie Harris, Erwin Wilson, Ariyan A Johnson, Kevin Thigpen, and Ebony Jerido

Drama about a teenager coping with life in the projects and sustained by her fierce desire to go to college to become a doctor. 1 videocassette (96 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2644

 

Kids 1995

Larry Clark, Woods. Lary, Harmony Korine, Christopher Tellefsen, Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, and Chloë Sevigny

A deeply affecting, no-holds-barred landscape of words and images, depicting with raw honesty the experiences, attitudes and uncertainties of innocence lost. Ignoring the challenge posed by AIDS, these Manhattan kids pursue sex and drugs with no regard for the future in a world as violent as it is hopeless. 1 videocassette (102 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3049

 

L.A. confidential c1998

Curtis Hanson, Arnon Milchan, Michael Nathanson, Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito, James Ellroy, Warner Bros, Regency Enterprises, and Warner Home Video (Firm)

Three cops, a call girl, a mysterious millionaire, a tabloid journalist and the Chief of Detectives work against the backdrop of the corrupt and brutal L.A. police force of the 1950's. Using differing methods they seek to uncover a conspiracy behind the shotgun slaying of the patrons at an all-night diner. A lush tribute to tough film-noir crime films. 1 videocassette (138 min.)

MEDIA 2-7190

 

Lakota woman 1994

Irene Bedard, Fred Berner, Mary Brave Bird, Tantoo Cardinal, Richard Erdoes, Pato Hoffmann, Bill Kerby, Frank R Pierson, Joseph Runningfox, August Schellenberg, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, and Hanay Geiogamah

"This is the inspiring, true story of the 1973 uprising that united Native Americans in their fight for survival.  One woman rises from ignorance and fear to meet the challenge of her proud heritage during a bloody seige in which 2,000 Native Americans stood their ground and vowed never to be silent again"--Container. 1 videocassette (113 min.) :

DANA. MEDIA 1160 2-2607

 

The last boy scout 1992

Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Tony Scott, Joel Silver, Michael I Levy, Geffen Pictures, Silver Pictures, Warner Bros, and Warner Home Video (Firm)

A bone-crushing, bullets-flying game of life and death set against the world of pro football. 1 videocassette (105 min.)

MEDIA 2-7114

 

The last days 1999

Steven Spielberg, James Moll, Ken Lipper, and June Beallor

Traces the experiences of five Hungarian Holocaust survivors who fell victim to Hitler's brutal war against the Jews during the final days of World War II, and returned to their hometowns and ghettos and the concentration camps in which they were imprisoned. 1 videocassette (ca. 87 min.) :

DANA 1807

 

The last of the Mohicans 1999

Michael Mann, Christopher Crowe, Hunt Lowry, Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Jodhi May, Wes Studi, and James Fenimore Cooper

The love of Hawkeye, rugged frontiersman and adopted son of the Mohicans, and Cora Munro, aristocratic daughter of a British colonel, blazes amidst a brutal conflict between the British, the French and Native American allies in colonial America. 1 videodisc (117 min.) :

MEDIA 10-94

 

A League of their own 1992

Penny Marshall, Robert Greenhut, Babaloo Mandel, Elliot Abbott, Kim Wilson, Lowell Ganz, Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, and Lori Petty

A fictional story involving the All American Girls Professional Baseball League (1943-1954), the first professional sports team for women in the United States. 1 videocassette (126 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3599

 

A life in the theatre 1994

Jack Lemmon, Matthew Broderick, David Mamet, Gregory Mosher, Patricia Wolff, and Thomas A Bliss

The entertaining backstage story of two repertory actors: the old master of his craft and the rising young star he takes under his wing. 1 videocassette (78 min.) :

DANA 559

 

The Limey 2000?

Steven Soderbergh, John Hardy, Scott Kramer, Lem Dobbs, Terence Stamp, Lesley Ann Warren, Luis Guzmán, Barry Newman, Joe Dallesandro, Nicky Katt, and Peter Fonda

"British ex-con Wilson (Terence Stamp) arrives in Los Angeles to investigate the mystery of his daughter's 'accidental' death. His prime suspect, the wealthy, heavily guarded music promoter Terry Valentine (Peter Fonda), is no easy target. Propelled into an increasingly brutal search for truth, Wilson, with single-mindedness and terrifying precision, moves unstoppably toward revenge"--Container. 1 videodisc (ca. 89 min.) :

MEDIA 10-60

 

Little women c1995

Winona Ryder, Susan Sarandon, Gabriel Byrne, Trini Alvarado, Samantha Mathis, Kirsten Dunst, Claire Danes, Gillian Armstrong, Denise Di Novi, Robin Swicord , Louisa May Alcott, Columbia Pictures, Di Novi Pictures (Firm), and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

Classic story by Louisa May Alcott about the March family of four daughters, a strong mother and a father away during the Civil War. 1 videocassette (ca. 119 min.)

MEDIA 2-7338

 

Lone star 1999

John Sayles, R. Paul Miller, Maggie Renzi, Ron Canada, Chris Cooper, Clifton James, Kris Kristofferson, Matthew McConaughey, Frances McDormand, Joe Morton, and Elizabeth Peña

An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love.  1 videodisc (135 min.) :

MEDIA 10-157

 

Long road home c1991

Mark Harmon, Lee Purcell, Morgan Weisser, Leon Russom, Timothy Owen, John Korty, David A Rosemont, Ronald B Raylor, New Horizons Home Video (Firm), Rosemont Productions, New Concorde (Firm), and World International Network

Depicts the struggles of a family of migrant farm workers during the depths of the Great Depression. 1 videocassette (ca. 88 min.)

MEDIA 2-7004

 

Lord of the flies 1994?

Peter Brook, James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards, Roger Elwin, Tom Gaman, William Golding, and Lewis M Allen

A group of British schoolboys become stranded on a remote island. Attempts to organize themselves into a law-abiding society soon give way to anarchy and savage behavior. 1 videocassette (90 min.) :

DANA. DANA 1412 1412

 

Love Field 1992, c2001

Don Roos, Sarah Pillsbury, Midge Sanford, Jonathan Kaplan, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dennis Haysbert, Brian Kerwin, Stephanie McFadden, Orion Pictures, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Dalls housewife Lurene Hallett feels such a strong personal connection to her idol, Jackie Kennedy, that when JFK is assassinated, she defies her husband and takes an eastobound bus, determined to "be there for Jackie" at the funeral. On board she meets a mysterious black man traveling with a sad, silent little girl. But when Lurene realizes that he's given her false name, she fears she's uncovered a kidnapping plot! As a result of her well-intentioned meddling, the trio end up on the run from the police and, ultimately, on the road to a deep friendship that defies racial boundaries and changes each of them forever. 1 videodisc (105 min.)

MEDIA 10-434

 

M. Butterfly 2009, 1993

David Cronenberg, David Henry Hwang, Gabriella Martinelli, Ian Richardson, Jeremy Irons, Barbara Sukowa, John Lone, Warner Home Video (Firm), and Geffen Pictures

A French civil service officer risks and then abandons everything in his life in his obsessive pursuit of a enigmatic Chinese opera diva who harbors a secret. 1 videodisc (101 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1520

 

Mad city 1998

Tom Matthews, Eric Williams, Costa Gavras, Arnold Kopelson, Anne Kopelson, Dustin Hoffman, John Travolta, Alan Alda, Ted Levine, William Atherton, Raymond J Barry, Mia Kirshner, Blythe Danner, and Robert Prosky

Sam is a misguided museum guard who loses his job, then tries to get it back at gunpoint. Max is a local TV reporter taken hostage with schoolchildren when Sam locks down the museum. It's a desperate move for Sam, a career move for Max. He's on the inside of a live exclusive. Now he must give Sam's story a heroic spin, keep a cynical network anchor at bay and above all, keep America watching. And as Max pulls the strings, the stakes grow higher, darker, madder. 1 videodisc (115 min.) :

MEDIA 10-37

 

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein 2004

Kenneth Branagh, Steph Lady, Frank Darabont, Francis Ford Coppola, James V Hart, John Veitch, Robert De Niro, Tom Hulce, Helena Bonham Carter, Aidan Quinn, Ian Holm, John Cleese, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Tri-Star Pictures, Japan Satellite Broadcasting, Inc, Indieprod (Firm), and  American Zoetrope (Firm)

1 videodisc (123 min.)

MEDIA 10-739

 

The matrix 1999

Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski, Joel Silver, Keanu Reeves, Larry Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Gloria Foster, and Joe Pantoliano

In a dystopian future, the "real" world as we know it is nothing more than a computer construct, created by an all-powerful artificial intelligence. A small group of humans has found a way out of the construct and is now fighting for the future of the human race. 1 videocassette (162 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5990


Men in black c1997

Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio, Rip Torn, Barry Sonnenfeld, Ed Solomon, Lowell Cunningham, Columbia Pictures, Amblin Entertainment (Firm), and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

New York City is being threatened by a villainous bug who has inhabited the body of a farmer. The mission is to locate and exterminate the bug before it destroys the planet. 1 videocassette (98 min.)

MEDIA 2-7865

 

The messenger the story of Joan of Arc c1999

Milla Jovovich, John Malkovich, Faye Dunaway, Dustin Hoffman, Luc Besson, Andrew Birkin, Patrice Ledoux, Columbia Pictures, Gaumont (Firm), and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

The story of Joan of Arc. 1 videodisc (ca. 158 min.)

MEDIA 10-551

 

Mi vida loca My crazy life 1994

Allison Anders, Angel Avilés, Seidy Lopez, Jacob Vargas, Panchito Gómez, Jesse Borrego, Daniel Hassid, and Carl-Jan Colpaert

"Gang members Sad Girl and Mousie, once best friends, are now enemies as they have both become pregnant by the same man, Ernesto, a local drug dealer.  But when Ernesto is murdered by a rival gang-leader, the balance of power on the street brutally changes and it's time to take

United States, 1990s (Continued)

Mi vida loca My crazy life 1994

Allison Anders, Angel Avilés, Seidy Lopez, Jacob Vargas, Panchito Gómez, Jesse Borrego, Daniel Hassid, and Carl-Jan Colpaert

"Gang members Sad Girl and Mousie, once best friends, are now enemies as they have both become pregnant by the same man, Ernesto, a local drug dealer.  But when Ernesto is murdered by a rival gang-leader, the balance of power on the street brutally changes and it's time to take sides.  As the Echo Park boys deal with Ernesto's murder by searching for revenge, the Echo Park girls arm themselves for another kind of struggle--the struggle to survive"--Container. 1 videocassette (100 min.) :

DANA 479

Mississippi masala 1992

Mira Nair, Sooni Taraporevala, Michael Nozik, Denzel Washington, Roshan Seth, Sarita Choudhury, Charles S Dutton, and Joe Seneca

In this exotic and erotic interracial love story, an African-American, owner of a small carpet cleaning service, falls for a beautiful Indian immigrant, only to encounter shock and outrage from both families. 1 videocassette (117 min.) :

DANA. MEDIA 1402 2-5001


Mo' better blues 2000

Spike Lee, Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, Giancarlo Esposito, Joie Susannah Lee, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, Dick Anthony Williams, Cynda Williams, Universal Pictures (Firm), Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks, and Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)

Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed by his music and indecisive about his girlfriends Indigo and Clarke. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined. 1 videodisc (140 min.)

DANA 313 v.3

 

Music of the heart  1999

Wes Craven, Walter Scheuer, Pamela Gray, Meryl Streep, Aidan Quinn, Gloria Estefan, and Angela Bassett

A single mother with little more than talent and the determination to make a difference, Roberta Guaspari overcame the skepticism of everyone who didn't think she should be teaching violin to students in a tough inner-city neighborhood. 1 videocassette (124 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5996

 

Natural born killers 1996

Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Robert Downey, Tommy Lee Jones, Oliver Stone, Jane Hamsher, Don Murphy, Clayton Townsend, David Veloz, Richard Rutowski, Quentin Tarantino, and Charles Kiselyak

Fugitive lovers kill people and become media superstars. 2 videocassettes (ca. 182 min.) :

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-5427 cassette 1 2-5427 cassette 2

 

New Jack City 1991

Mario Van Peebles, T. Ice, Wesley Snipes, Judd Nelson, Doug McHenry, George Jackson, Thomas Lee Wright, and Barry Michael Cooper

Gangster film about a young, rich, smart drug baron who thinks he's untouchable, and the tough, street-smart cops determined to bring him down. 1 videocassette (101 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2761

 

Nightjohn c2005, 1996

Charles Burnett, Dennis Stuart Murphy, Beau Bridges, Carl Lumbly, Lorraine Toussaint, Allison Jones, Gary Paulsen, Hallmark Entertainment (Firm), Sarabande Productions, Disney Channel (Firm), Echo Bridge Home Entertainment (Firm), and Signboard Hill Productions

The story of a young slave girl and the man who, at great risk to each other, teaches her to read, opening up a whole new world for her. 1 videodisc (96 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1443

 

Nixon 1997, 1995

Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen, Oliver Stone, Clayton Townsend, Andrew G Vajna, Stephen J Rivele, and Christopher Wilkinson

Drama about the fall of Richard Nixon portrayed as a complex man whose chance at greatness was ultimately destroyed by his passion for power when his involvement in conspiracy jeopardizes the nation's security and the presidency of the United States. 2 videocassettes (191 min.) :

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-3456 cassette 1 2-3457 cassette 2

 

The Odyssey 1997

Andrei Sergeevich Mikhalkov-Konchalovskii, Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Isabella Rossellini, Dyson Lovell, Chris Solimine, Vanessa Williams, Geraldine Chaplin, Jeroen Krabbé, Christopher Lee, Irene Papas, Bernadette Peters, Eric Roberts, and Homer

In this spectacular presentation of Homer's Odyssey the warrior-king Odysseus, aided by the goddess Athena, braves the terrors and temptations of a fantastic array of creatures as his return from the Trojan War becomes a decade-long quest to reach his homeland and his faithful wife, Penelope. 1 videocassette (ca. 165 min.) :

DANA 1015

 

Oganga, the giver and taker of life c1999

Sean Patrick Flanery, Ronny Coutteure, Bryan Pringle, Michel Duchaussoy, Friedrich Von Thun, Simon Wincer, Rick McCallum, George Lucas, Lucasfilm, Ltd, Amblin Entertainment (Firm), and Paramount Pictures

Indy travels across tropical war-torn Africa and finds hope in the presence of one remarkable man, Albert Schweitzer. 1 videocassette (88 min.)

MEDIA 2-7075

 

Oleanna 1994,1995

William H Macy, Debra Eisenstadt, David Mamet, Patricia Wolff, and Sarah Green

The tormentor becomes the tormented when a shy student, Carol, turns the tables on a manipulative professor in this provacative portrait of sex, power and betrayal. What begins as a simple meeting between teacher and student, spirals out-of-control when Carol files sexual harassment charges against the professor setting in motion a high stakes game of cat-and-mouse with shocking, devastating results. 1 videocassette (90 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3081

 

Once upon a time in America 1991

Sergio Leone, Arnon Milchan, Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci, Burt Young, Tuesday Weld, and Treat Williams

Two childhood friends have an uneasy crime partnership which unravels in death and mystery. 2 videocassettes (226 min.) :

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-5474 cassette 1 2-5475 cassette 2

 

Once upon a time in the Bronx 1994

Ela Troyano, Alfredo Bejar, Lorraine Llamas, Puerto Rock, and Krazy Taino

Mixes "Spanglish" rap narration, spaghetti-Western styling, and animated dolls to tell a Bronx-based slice-of-life story about male bonding, machismo, and Latino culture. Features the hip-hop music of Latin Empire. 1 videocassette (26 min.) :

MEDIA 2-6094

 

One false move 1992

Carl Franklin, Bill Paxton, Cynda Williams, Billy Bob Thornton, Tom Epperson, Michael Beach, Earl Billings, Jim Metzler, Jesse Beaton, and Ben Myron

1 videocassette (106 min.) :

DANA 591

 

Outbreak 1995

Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman, Cuba Gooding, Patrick Dempsey, Donald Sutherland, Kevin Spacey, and Wolfgang Petersen

Dustin Hoffman plays Sam Daniels, a take-charge Army virologist trying to stave off global biological meltdown. A rare killer virus from the jungles of Zaire has taken hold in a California community. Its mortality rate is 100%. And some say the only way to stop its spread is to firebomb the town and everyone in it. 1 videocassette (128 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3266

 

Panther 1995

Melvin Van Peebles, Mario Van Peebles, Kadeem Hardison, Bokeem Woodbine, Joe Don Baker, and Melvin Van Peebles

A dramatization of the clash between the Black Panthers, led by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale, and the FBI, in Oakland, California in 1968. 1 videocassette (123 min.) :

DANA 943

 

Passion fish 1998

John Sayles, Sarah Green, Maggie Renzi, Mary McDonnell, Alfre Woodard, Leo Burmester, Vondie Curtis-Hall, and David Strathairn

May-Alice Culhane, a TV soap opera star, becomes paralyzed in a car accident.  She returns to her deserted family home in Louisiana's Cajun Country and nastily rejects a succession of nurses. She spends her days drinkin and watching TV until Chantelle forces her to shape up.  Chantell is recovering from drug addiction, because of which her father took her daughter away. The two learn that they need each other and become friends. 1 videodisc (135 min.) :

MEDIA 10-12

 

Patriot games 1992

Mace Neufeld, Robert Rehme, W. Peter Iliff, Donald E Stewart, Harrison Ford, Anne Archer, Patrick Bergin, Phillip Noyce, and Tom Clancy

A former CIA analyst vacationing with his family in London helps thwart a terrorist attack on a member of the Royal Family and becomes the target of the terrorist whose brother he killed. 1 videocassette (117 min.) :

DANA 1263

 

The Pelican brief 1994

John Grisham, Alan J Pakula, Julia Roberts , Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, and Pieter Jan Brugge

Two Supreme Court justices have been murdered and a lone law student turns her suspicions about the deaths into a speculative brief that sends shock waves into the highest levels of government.  She and a determined investigative reporter want to tell the world what they have uncovered--if they live to tell it.  The race is on and these two are more than runners.  They're moving targets. 1 videocassette (141 min.) :

DANA 475

 

Philadelphia 1994

Jonathan Demme, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, and Ron Nyswaner

Powerful story of two competing lawyers who join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. 1 videocassette (ca. 125 min.) ;

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-2732 2-3957

 

Pi 1998

Darren Aronofsky, Eric Watson, Sean Gullette, Mark Margolis, Ben Shenkman, and Samia Shoaib

A brilliant mathematician teeters on the brink of insanity as he searches for an elusive numerical code that will allow him to predict patterns in the stock market. 1 videodisc (85 min) :

MEDIA 10-46

 

Picture bride 1995

Eleanor R Nakama, Nina Blake, Kayo Hatta, Diane Mei Lin Mark, Yuki Kudoh, Akira Takayama, Tamlyn Tomita, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, and Nobu McCarthy

A beautiful Japanese young woman goes to Hawaii to marry a man she knows only through his picture. Although she is disappointed when he turns out to be older than his picture led her to believe, she finds that life in this new land is more exciting and satisfying than she expected. 1 videocassette (95 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5014

 

The Player 1997

Robert Altman, Michael Tolkin, Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg, Peter Gallagher, Brion James, and Cynthia Stevenson

A celebrity-studded thriller of murderous obsession among Hollywood's glamorous elite. 1 videodisc (124 min.) :

MEDIA 10-06

 

Pleasantville 1999, 1998

Gary Ross, Jon Kilik, Robert J Degus, Steven Soderberg, Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen,  William H Macy, J. T Walsh, Don Knotts, and Reese Witherspoon

90's teens David and Jennifer get zapped into the perfect suburbia of a black & white 50's sitcom, Pleasantville. 90's pop culture clashes with 50's family values and chaos ensues, turning the town of Pleasantville upside down and black and white into color. 1 videocassette (124 min.) :

DANA 1707

 

Poetic justice c1998

John Singleton, Maya Angelou, Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Regina King, Joe Torry, Columbia Pictures, New Deal/Nickel Productions, and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

A mismatched pair pushed together on a road trip from South Central L.A. to Oakland find themselves reluctantly attracted to each other, when they are confronted once again by the shocking violence they thought they'd left behind. 1 videodisc (109 min.)

DANA 125

 

Posse 1993

Mario Van Peebles, Stephen Baldwin, Billy Zane, Sy Richardson, Dario Scardapane, Preston Holmes, and Jim Steele

Western about a mostly black posse who do battle with a pompous, racist colonel, and a vicious white sheriff who wants to take over a peaceful black frontier settlement. 1 videocassette (113 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2760

 

Priest 1999

Linus Roache, Tom Wilkinson, Robert Carlyle, Cathy Tyson, Antonia Bird, Jimmy McGovern, Josephine Ward, George Faber, BBC Films, Miramax Films, and Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)

A young Roman Catholic priest in a Liverpool parish must learn to deal with the issues of homosexuality and incest, as well as conflicts between his vows and his conscience. 1 videodisc (98 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1352

 

Primary colors c1999

Mike Nichols, John Travolta, Emma Thompson , Billy Bob Thornton, Adrian Lester, Maura Tierney, Paul Guilfoyle, Larry Hagman, Kathy Bates, Universal Pictures (Firm), Mutual Film Company, and Icarus Films

Follows a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife. 1 videodisc (144 min.)

MEDIA 10-680

 

Pulp fiction 1996, 1994

John Travolta, Samuel L Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis, Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Maria de Medeiros, Ving Rhames, Eric Stoltz, Rosanna Arquette, Christopher Walken, Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary, and Lawrence Bender

Clever, dark film that tells four separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involved are two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers. 1 videocassette (164 min.) :

DANA. MEDIA 562        2-5321

 

Quadrophenia 1991

Sting, Roy Baird, Bill Curbishley, Franc Roddam, Phil Daniels, and Leslie Ash

Songs by The Who set the background for this story of the passions of British street kids, circa 1964.  1 videocassette release of the 1979 motion picture

MEDIA 2-2361

 

The quiet room c1997

Rolf De Heer, Domenico Procacci, Chloe Ferguson, Celine O'Leary, Paul Blackwell, Smile Productions, Marvel Movies, SBS Independent, South Australian Film Corporation, Vertigo productions, Fandanago (Firm), Fine Line Features, and New Line Home Video (Firm)

Witnessing the deteriorating relationship between her parents, a young girl becomes immersed in her own world. 1 videocassette (ca. 95 min.)

MEDIA 2-6668

 

Quigley down under 1997

Tom Selleck, Laura San Giacomo, Alan Rickman, Simon Wincer, Stanley O'Toole, Alexandra Rose, John Hill, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Pathe Entertainment (Firm), and MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)

Sharpshooter Quigley travels to western Australia, only to find himself saddled with a half-loco lady, and locked in a lethal battle with a wealthy rancher. 1 videocassette (ca. 2 hr.)

MEDIA 2-7108

 

Quiz show 1995

John Turturro, Rob Morrow, Ralph Fiennes, Paul Attanasio, and Robert Redford

Fame and fortune become a hotbed of scandal when a Washington investigator uncovers corruption beneath the TV's hottest quiz show's glittering facade. The scandal implicates both the wildly popular champion and the disgruntled ex-champ. 1 videocassette (133 min.) :

DANA. MEDIA 1704 2-2763

 

Race to freedom the underground railroad 1995

Don McBrearty, Daphne Ballon, Brian Parker , Janet Bailey, Michael Riley, Dawn Lewis, Ron White, Glynn E Turman, and Courtney B Vance

Follows the escape of four slaves to Canada through the "underground railroad," a carefully constructed network of whites and free blacks who risk their lives to shelter, feed, and conceal the slaves in their courageous quest for freedom. 1 videocassette (90 min.) :

DANA 1132

 

Razorback c1991

Everett DeRoche, Hal McElroy, Russell Mulcahy, Peter J Brennan, Gregory Harrison, Warner Bros, Warner Home Video (Firm), UAA Films Limited, and Western Film Productions (No.1) Pty. Ltd

Gregory Harrison sets out to look for his missing wife in the Australian outback and confronts terror in the form of a rhino-sized razorback. Add to the fact that there are two men Harrison has to fight, means that Gregory Harrison might not make out alive. 1 videocassette (95 min.)

MEDIA 2-7208

 

Rebound the legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault 2004

David Coatsworth, Alan Swyer, Larry Golin, Eriq La Salle, Don Cheadle, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach, Loretta Devine, Clarence Williams, Forest Whitaker, HBO Pictures, Way Out Pictures, Badham Company, and HBO Video (Firm)

The life of Earl Manigault is dramatized, telling the story of his basketball career, his drug problems that ended his career prematurely, and the basketball program he started for Harlem kids to keep them away from drugs. 1 videodisc (ca. 111 min.)

DANA 288

 

The remains of the day p2001

Mike Nichols, John Calley, Ismail Merchant , Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, James Fox, Christopher Reeve, Kazuo Ishiguro, Columbia Pictures, and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

The story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically proper butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper employed by a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe. 1 videodisc (ca. 134 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1852

 

Reservoir dogs 1993

Lawrence Bender, Quentin Tarantino, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen, Christopher Penn, Steve Buscemi, Lawrence Tierney, Tim Roth, Monte Hellman, and Richard W Gladstein

They were strangers, together to pull off the perfect jewel heist.  Their simple robbery turns into a bloody ambush when they realize one of them is a police informant. 1 videocassette (ca. 100 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2821

 

The road home 1996

Charles Martin Smith, Kris Kristofferson, Danny Aiello, Dee Wallace Stone, Will Estes, Keegan Macintosh, Mickey Rooney, Robert Prosky, Keith O'Leary, and Dean Hamilton

Two orphaned brothers struggle to stay together as they ride the rails from New York to Nebraska in search of Father Flanagan's Boys Town. They'll meet an assortment of friends and enemies alike, each with valuable lessons to teach them in this story of courage, conviction and the true meaning of family. 1 videocassette (ca. 94 min.) :

DANA 1565

 

Road to freedom 1994

James Earl Jones, Mary Alice, Tommy Hollis , Cissy Houston, Clifton James, Nicole Leach, Joe Seneca,  Kenneth Fink, David Kappes, and Michael Galin

When racial violence results in the rape of a young woman and the brutal murder of a fellow church deacon, Vernon Johns calls to his middle class black congregation to stand up for their rights. 1 videocassette :

DANA 1170

 

Safe 1995

Todd Haynes, Arnold A Semler, Christine Vachon, Lauren Zalaznick, Julianne Moore, Peter Friedman, Xander Berkeley, Susan Norman, Kate McGregor Stewart, and James LeGros

A yuppie surburban housewife discovers that she has been dangerously allergic to her affluent surroundings, changing her life forever. 1 videocassette (ca. 119 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3196

 

Schindler's list 1994

Steven Spielberg, Steven Zaillian, Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, John Williams, and Thomas Keneally

The true story of the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womanizer & war profiteer, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust. 2 videocassettes (197 min.) :

MEDIA. MEDIA                                       MEDIA. MEDIA 2-3251 cassette 1 2-3252 cassette 2        7-50 disc 1 7-51 disc 2

 

Se7en [i.e. Seven] c2001

Arnold Kopelson, Phyllis Carlyle, David Fincher, Andrew Kevin Walker, Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, John C McGinley, New Line Cinema Corporation, New Line Home Video (Firm), and Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)

Two detectives try to find a serial killer who is choosing his victims according to the seven deadly sins. 1 videocassette (127 min.)

MEDIA 2-7115

 

Separate but equal  1991

Sidney Poitier, Burt Lancaster, Richard Kiley, Clevon Little, and George Stevens

Dramatization of the events leading to the landmark Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation. 2 videocassettes (ca. 193 min.) :

DANA. DANA 1024 cassette 1 1024 cassette 2

 

Shadows and fog 2001

Robert Greenhut, Woody Allen, Kathy Bates, John Cusack, Mia Farrow, Jodie Foster, Fred Gwynne, Julie Kavner, Madonna, Lily Tomlin, Orion Pictures, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Recruited by an inept mob of vigilantes, Kleinman, a cowardly clerk, is forced to search for a notorious murderer -- only to stumble upon Irmy, a sword-swallower running away from the circus and her clownish boyfriend. Determined to help her and eager to escape the vigilantes Kleinman abandons his search for the killer ... or so he thinks. 1 videodisc (85 min.)

DANA 219

 

Short cuts 1994

Robert Altman, Andie MacDowell, Frank Barhydt, Cary Brokaw, Raymond Carver, Bruce Davison, Julianne Moore, Matthew Modine, Anne Archer, Fred Ward, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Christopher Penn, Lili Taylor, Robert Downey, Madeleine Stowe, Tim Robbins, Lily Tomlin, Tom Waits, Frances McDormand, Peter Gallagher, Annie Ross, Lori Singer, Jack Lemmon, Lyle Lovett, Buck Henry, and Huey Lewis

Robert Altman's funny and provocative film that interweaves the stories of 22 characters in a tale which reminds us that in life there are no short cuts. 2 videocassettes (189 min.) :

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-2822 cassette 1 2-2823 cassette 2

 

The Silence of the lambs 1991, 1998

Jonathan Demme, Kenneth Utt, Edward Saxon, Ron Bozman, Ted Tally, Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, and Thomas Harris

A young female FBI agent is sent to interview notorious killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, in hope of obtaining information that will help the Bureau catch another killer. 1 videodisc (118 min.) :

MEDIA 10-25

 

Six degrees of separation 1994

John Guare, Fred Schepisi, Stockard Channing, Will Smith,  Donald Sutherland, Mary Beth Hurt, Bruce Davison, and Ian McKellen

When Manhattan art dealers take a young man into their home believing him to be a friend of their children and Sidney Poitier's son, he leaves them with a lasting impression. 1 videocassette (112 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2606

 

The sixth sense 2000

Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy, Barry Mendel, M. Night Shyamalan, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams, Bruce Willis, Hollywood Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment (Firm), Hollywood Pictures Home Video (Firm), and Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)

A noted child psychologist attempts to help a frightened 8-year-old boy who is experiencing terrifying visions of the dead. 1 videocassette (107 min.)

MEDIA 2-7061

 

Slacker 1991

Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, and Jean Caffeine

Satire about a growing generation of young idlers or "slackers". It's a series of vignettes that catches the crazies and lazies in clubs, bars, stores and the streets of the college town. 1 videocassette (97 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2360

 

Sleepless in Seattle 1993

Nora Ephron, Gary Foster, Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger, Rosie O'Donnell, Bill Pullman, Rob Reiner, Tri-Star Pictures, and Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

After hearing a man confess his love for his dearly departed wife on a call-in radio show, a woman falls deeply, inexplicably in love with him. Deciding he is her destiny, she treks across country on a wildly romantic impulse to meet him. 1 videocassette (ca.105 min.)

MEDIA 2-6670

 

Smoke signals 1998?

Chris Eyre, Scott Rosenfelt, Larry Estes, Adam Beach, Evan Adams, Irene Bedard, Gary Farmer, and Tantoo Cardinal

Depicts two young Native Americans, Victor and Thomas, who leave their small town on the Cour d'Alene Reservation to retrieve the remains of Victor's father. 1 videodisc (89 min.) :

MEDIA  DANA 10-106     957

United States, 1990s (Continued)

Snow falling on cedars 2000, 1999

Scott Hicks, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Harry J Ufland, Ronald Bass, Ethan Hawke, James Cromwell, Youki Kudoh, James Rebhorn, Sam Shepard, Rick Yune, and Max von Sydow

A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy.  For a local reporter the trial strikes home when he finds his ex-lover is linked to the case. 1 videodisc (128 min.) :

MEDIA 10-101

Someone else's America 1997

Tom Conti, Miki Manojlovi c, Maria Casarès, Sergej Trifunovic, Goran Paskaljevic, David Rose, Helga Bähr, and Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre

A Spanish immigrant lives with his blind mother above a small dingy bar he owns in Brooklyn. It is a story of loss, displacement, and ultimately the power of friendship. 1 videocassette (116 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5549

Soul food 1997

Vanessa Williams, Vivica A Fox, Nia Long, Michael Beach, Mekhi Phifer, Jeffrey D Sams, Irma P Hall, Gina Ravera, Brandon Hammond, George Tillman, Robert Teirel, and Tracey E Edmonds

A family value movie with a "down-home" atmosphere. Sunday dinner at Mother Joe's (Hall) is a mouth-watering, 40-year tradition. As seen through the eyes of her grandson Ahmad (Hammond), love and laughs are always on the menu, despite the usual rivalries simmering between his mom and her sisters. 1 videocassette (114 min.) :

DANA 941

 

Spalding Gray's monster in a box 1992, 1991

Spalding Gray, John Blair, and Nicholas Broomfield

In this film version of Spalding Gray's latest stage hit, a case of writer's block turns into an 1800 page monster--one Spalding can't get back inside its box. 1 videocassette (90 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2413

 

Spike Lee collection: Crooklyn a Spike Lee joint! 2000

Spike Lee, Joie Susannah Lee, Cinqué Lee, Alfre Woodard, Delroy Lindo, David Patrick Kelly, Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks, Child Hoods Productions, Universal Pictures (Firm), and Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)

Director Spike Lee fashions a bold, flavorful picture of family life in a crowded but cozy Brooklyn neighborhood nicknamed "Crooklyn" by the Carmichaels, who experience one very special summer in their hometown under difficult but often wonderful circumstances. 1 videodiscs (144 min.)

DANA 313 v.1

 

Stanley & Iris 1997

Robert De Niro, Jane Fonda, Martin Ritt, Harriet Frank, Irving Ravetch, Arlene Sellers, and Alex Witinsky

Love story about two lonely strangers who open a new chapter in their lives together. Stanley is held back by his inability to read or write, while Iris is paralyzed emotionally by the loss of her husband. Together they set out to help each other, and end up learning to live and, ultimately, love again. 1 videocassette (ca. 104 min.) :

DANA 1409

 

Star Trek: First contact c1997

Rick Berman, Jonathan Frakes, Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden, Marina Sirtis, Alfre Woodard, James Cromwell, Alice Krige, and Paramount Pictures

They call themselves the Borg, a half-organic, half-machine collective with a sole purpose: to conquer and assimilate all races. Led by their seductive and sadistic queen, the Borg are headed to earth with a devious plan to alter history. Picard's last encounter with the Borg almost killed him. Now, he wants vengeance. 1 videocassette (111 min.)

MEDIA 2-7099

 

Steven Spielberg presents Gremlins 1999, 1984

Steven Spielberg, Joe Dante, Michael Finnell, Chris Columbus, Zack Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, Polly Holliday, Frances Lee McCain, and Judge Reinhold

When Billy's Christmas present of Mowgli named Gizmo accidentally gets wet and his babies eat after midnight, devilish gremlins take over the town. 1 videocassette (106 min.) :

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-3874 7-156

 

Summer of Sam 1999

John Leguizamo, Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito, Anthony La Paglia, Ben Gazzara, Adrien Brody, Spike Lee, Jon Kilik, Michael Imperioli, and Victor Colicchio

In the summer of 1977 in New York City, a man called the Son of Sam commits numerous murders. Friends in a small Italian neighborhood become obsessed with the idea that the Son of Sam is someone nearby. The madman's plague of terror becomes the catalyst that prompts relationships to fall apart and trust to disintegrate into dread. 1 videocassette (142 min.) :

DANA. MEDIA 1346 2-6126

 

The sweet hereafter 1998

Atom Egoyan, Camelia Frieberg, Ian Holm, Maury Chaykin, Russell Banks, and Robert Browning

Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled personal life. Gradually, we learn that Stephens has his own agenda, and that everyone has secrets to keep. 1 videodisc (ca. 116 min.) :

MEDIA 10-79

 

The talented Mr. Ripley c2000

Anthony Minghella, William Horberg, Tom Sternberg, Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jack Davenport, James Rebhorn, Sergio Rubini, Philip Baker Hall, Miramax Films, Mirage Enterprises, Timnick Films, and Paramount Pictures Corporation

Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes its better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. He's hired to go to Italy to bring back the playboy son of a millionaire and soon is plunged into a daring scheme of duplicity, lies and murder. 1 videodisc (139 min.)

MEDIA 10-734


Tea with Mussolini 1999

Franco Zeffirelli, Cher, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Maggie Smith, Lily Tomlin, Medusa Film, Cattleya (Firm), Cineritmo (Firm), Film and General Productions (Firm), Business Affair Productions , and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Director Franco Zeffirelli presents a semi-autobiographical story about a group of British and American travelers on an indefinite stay in Italy in 1935. Luca is a boy living in Florence whose mother has run off and whose father has little time for him. Fortunately, he's a welcome guest of Mary, an English woman visiting Italy to soak up European culture. Mary and her friends enjoy life in Italy, and their initial response to the rise of fascism is to arrange a polite meeting with Mussolini to make sure he and his soldiers mean well. 1 videocassette (ca. 117 min.)

MEDIA 2-7864

 

The Terminator collection 1995

James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd, William Wisher, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Lance Henrikson, Paul Winfield, Robert Patrick, and Joe Morton

2 videocassettes (ca. 247 min.) :

DANA. DANA 1309 cassette 1 1309 cassette 2

 

Thelma & Louise c2004, 1991

Ridley Scott, Mimi Polk, Callie Khouri, Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel , Michael Madsen, Christopher McDonald, Stephen Tobolowsky, Brad Pitt, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Star Partners III, Ltd, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

Thelma is an abused and neglected wife, while her friend Louise is a bitter, hard-edged waitress. The two decide to take a brief vacation to escape the drudgery of their everyday lives. Immediately, they run into trouble, as Louise shoots and kills a man who tries to rape Thelma in the parking lot of a country bar. 1 videodisc (129 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1366

 

Thousand pieces of gold 1992

Ruthanne Lum McCunn,  Rosalind Chao, Dennis Dun, Michael Paul Chan, Chris Cooper, Nancy Kelly, Kenji Yamamoto, American Playhouse Theatrical Films, Maverick Films, Film Four International, Greycat Films, TPOG, Inc, and Hemdale Home Video

The true story of a young Chinese woman torn from her homeland and forced to survive in frontier America. An innocent woman in an Idaho mining town's thriving bordello, Lalu rebels and pays a terrible price for her fight against racism and sexism. Wagered as a piece of property, Lalu is handed over to her new owner, Charlie, who opens the door to a whole new life for Lalu--and for himself. 1 videocassette (105 min.) :

MEDIA 2-7853

 

Three kings c2000

David O Russell, Charles Roven, Paul Junger Witt, Edward McDonnell, John Ridley, George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze, Warner Bros, Village Roadshow Pictures, and Warner Home Video (Firm)

Absurdly comic tale set after the end of the Gulf War, when three American soldiers looking to plunder stolen gold become involved in an uprising. 1 videodisc (115 min.)

MEDIA 10-248

 

Titanic 1998, 1997

James Cameron, Jon Landau, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates, Frances Fisher, and Gloria Stuart

The story of two young lovers is set against the background of the first great disaster of the 20th century, the sinking of the Titanic. 2 videocassettes (194 min.) :

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To sleep with anger 1990

Charles Burnett and Danny Glover

A rich and provocative story about a very ordinary family. A visitor from the Deep South brings superstition into a divided black household in central Los Angeles, which percolates a pungent, stimulating brew. 1 videocassette (102 min.) :

MEDIA 2-1734

 

Total recall 1997

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Ronny Cox, Paul Verhoeven, Ronald Shusett, and Philip K Dick

A worker leaves Earth for the mind-bending nightmarish reality of a Martian mining colony ruled by a dictator who can alter reality to suit his whims. 1 videocassette (113 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3748

 

Toys c1993

Barry Levinson, Mark Johnson, Valerie Curtin, Robin Williams, Michael Gambon, Joan Cusack, Robin Wright, J. L. L. Cool, Fox Video (Firm), Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, and Baltimore Pictures (Firm)

Leslie and his girlfriend must find a way to save their toy factory from the evil plans of their uncle, who has turned the place into a miniature weapons factory. 1 videocassette (122 min.)

MEDIA 2-7100

 

Traffic in souls 1994

George Loane Tucker, Carl Laemmle, Jane Gail, Matt Moore, and Ethel Grandin

Produced when social problem dramas were popular, the film is set against the white slavery rackets of the 1910s.  This film is the dramatization of the John D. Rockefeller white slavery report and the investigation of District Attorney Whitman. 1 videocassette (88 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5728

 

The Truman Show 1999

Peter Weir, Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich, Natascha McElhone, Holland Taylor, Ed Harris, Andrew Niccol, and Scott Rudin

Truman's life is a fake. He lives in a big studio with hidden cameras everywhere. His friends and people around him are actors who play their roles in the most popular television series in the world: The Truman Show. He thinks he is an ordinary man and has no idea about how he is being exploited. What will he do when he finds out? 1 videocassette (103 min.) :

DANA. MEDIA 1702 2-5191

 

Twelve monkeys 1997

Terry Gilliam, David Webb Peoples, Janet Peoples, Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Charles Roven, and Chris Marker

Cole arrives at a mental hospital, claiming to be a time traveler from the year 2035.  His mission: to save humanity from a killer virus that will devastate the future world population.  A beautiful psychiatrist initially classifies Cole as delusional, but she soon joins him in an effort to unravel the mystery surrounding his questionable sanity with two clues: a haunting childhood memory and a series of puzzling symbols from a group known as The Army of the Twelve Monkeys. 1 videocassette (130 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3824

 

Twin Peaks fire walk with me 1992

David Lynch, Sheryl Lee, Chris Isaak, and Kyle MacLachlan

Brought in to investigate the mysterious death of a nightshift waitress named Teresa Banks, special agent Chester Desmond is joined by special agent Dale Cooper to unravel the bizarre clues, mysterious disappearances, and strange happenings that lead to the last seven days of Laura Palmer's troubled life and ultimatley the killer. 1 videocassette (134 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3749

 

Unforgiven 2007, 1992

David Webb Peoples, Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris, Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ), Malpaso (Company), and Warner Home Video (Firm)

Bill Munny, a retired, once ruthless killer-turned-hog farmer, is flat broke. A widower with two young children to tend to, he feels he has no choice but to accept one last bounty hunter mission to find and kill two young gunslingers who brutalized and cut up the face of a local prostitute. Bill teams up with his old partner Ned and the cocky greenhorn, The Schofield Kid. The three men soon find out this bounty has many more obstacles to overcome besides just finding and killing the gunslingers. Little Bill is the town sheriff of Old Whiskey who keeps a tight hold on what goes on in his town and outlaws all firearms within the city limits. He has little respect for assassins and hired guns, and enforces his law with the most brutal of measures. 1 videodisc (127 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1733

 

The usual suspects  1999, 1995

Bryan Singer, Michael McDonnell, Christopher McQuarrie, Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Kevin Pollak, Pete Postlethwaite, and Kevin Spacey

Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desparate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind. 1 videocassette (106 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3948

 

The Viking sagas 1997

Ralf Moeller, Ingibjörg Stefansdöttir, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Michael Chapman, Dale Herd, Paul R Gurian, New Line Cinema Corporation, New Line Productions, Inc, and New Line Home Video (Firm)

Ralf Moeller is battling the barbaric forces of darkness. Only the protection of the magical ghost-sword, the teachings of a legendary warrior and the love of a beautiful woman can hope to sustain him in his struggle for victory, revenge and redemption. 1 videocassette (83 min.)

MEDIA 2-7339

 

Wag the dog 1998

Jane Rosenthal, Hilary Henkin, David Mamet, Barry Levinson, Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, Anne Heche, Willie Nelson, and Larry Beinhart

When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than 2 weeks before the election, "Mr. Fix-it" decides they need a war to distract the public's attention and he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it. 1 videocassette (96 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5079

 

Waiting to exhale 1996,1995

Forest Whitaker, Deborah Schindler, Ezra Swerdlow, Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Lela Rochon, Gregory Hines, Terry McMillan, Roland Bass, and Richard Chew

The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers. 1 videocassette (129 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3084

 

A walk on the moon  1999?

Tony Goldwyn, Dustin Hoffman, Pamela Gray, Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, and Anna Paquin

It's the summer of 1969 and realizing she missing the sexual revolution Pearl has a passionate affair with a free-spirited young man, but then she has to make a choice between her husband and family or her newfound desires. 1 videocassette (107 min.) :

MEDIA 2-5116

 

The wedding banquet Xi yan 2004

Ang Lee, Neil Peng, James Schamus, Ted Hope, Yalei Gui, Sihung Lung, May Chin, Winston Chao, Mitchell Lichtenstein, Zhong yang dian ying shi ye gu fen you xian gong si, Good Machine (Firm), and MGM Home Entertainment Inc

A Taiwanese gay man living in Manhattan agrees to a marriage of convenience with a mainland Chinese woman in need of a green card.  His parents are thrilled, and fly to the States to help him plan a lavish wedding banquet. 1 videodisc (108 min.) :

MEDIA 10-1833

 

Welcome to Sarajevo 1998?

Michael Winterbottom, Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, and Marisa Tomei

"Living on the edge amid the constant threat of attack, an offbeat band of TV journalists, lead by hotshot Jimmy Flynn, report from a devastated war-torn country. The action intensifies when one of the journalists crosses the line and risks his life in a bold attempt to smuggle an orphaned girl to safety."--Container. 1 videocassette (102 min.) :

MEDIA 2-2694

 

Welcome to the dollhouse 1999

Todd Solondz, Heather Matarazzo, Brendan Sexton, Matthew Faber, Eric Mabius, Daria Kalinina, and Angela Pietropinto

Eleven-year-old Dawn "Wienerdog" Wiener is a junior high geek who just wants to be popular. Teased by her classmates and tormented by the school bully, Dawn develops an improbable plan to seduce the star of a high-school garage band. 1 videodisc (87 min.) :

MEDIA 10-11

 

William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet  1997

Baz Luhrmann, Gabriella Martinelli, Craig Pearce, Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, Brian Dennehy, John Leguizamo, Pete Postlethwaite, Paul Sorvino, and Diane Venora

A modern adaptation of the classic love story, moved to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach. 1 videocassette (c.a. 120 min.) :

MEDIA 2-3955

 

The yellow wallpaper 1998

Charlotte Perkins Gilman, John Clive, Sarah Curtis, Maggie Wadey, Julia Watson, and Stephen Dillon

The story of a woman who is gradually becoming insane. While taking a rest cure she becomes obsessed with the wallpaper and begins to imagine that there is a woman behind the paper. 1 videocassette (76 min.) ;

MEDIA 2-5701

 

Zero patience 1994

John Greyson, John Robinson, Normand Fauteux, Dianne Heatherington, Anna Stratton, and Louise Garfield

A tall tale of love and loss, sex and science, history and hysteria in the age of AIDS. 1 videocassette (100 min.) :

MEDIA 2-6075

 

United States, 1990's - New This Year

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