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Here are the current Top 25 iPhone Classic Movies available for purchase, pre-order and download direct to your iPhone.

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Wolfgang Reitherman - The Jungle Book  artwork The Jungle Book
Wolfgang Reitherman
Genre: Kids & Family
Price: $19.99
Release Date: October 18, 1967

Experience the song-filled celebration of friendship, fun and adventure that was the last film to receive Walt Disney's personal touch. Embark on a thrilling, adventure-filled journey with the boy Mowgli as he makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli "The Bare Necessities" of life and the true meaning of friendship.

© © 1967 Disney
Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson & Hamilton Luske - Alice In Wonderland (1951)  artwork Alice In Wonderland (1951)
Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson & Hamilton Luske
Genre: Kids & Family
Price: $17.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: July 26, 1951

Experience the magic and majesty of this ultimate collector's dream. Featuring Disney Enhanced Home Theater Mix, this remarkable digital restoration boasts pristine sound and unparalleled picture quality. Join Alice as she chases the White Rabbit and journeys into a topsy-turvy world that gets "curiouser and curiouser" as her fantastical adventures unfold. Meet the Mad Hatter, March Hare, Tweedledee & Tweedledum, the Cheshire Cat, the Queen of Hearts and more unforgettable characters, all set against a backdrop of awe-inspiring splendor.

© © Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Robert Wise - The Sound of Music  artwork The Sound of Music
Robert Wise
Genre: Musicals
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: March 29, 1965

Rodgers & Hammerstein's® cinematic treasure, “The Sound of Music” is the winner of five Academy Awards®, including Best Picture. In this true-life story, Julie Andrews lights up the screen as Maria, a spirited young Austrian woman who leaves the convent to become a governess for Captain von Trapp’s (Christopher Plummer) seven unruly children. Her charm and songs soon win the hearts of the children – and their father. But when Nazi Germany unites with Austria, Maria is forced to attempt a daring escape with her new family.

© © 1965 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Robert Stevenson - Mary Poppins  artwork Mary Poppins
Robert Stevenson
Genre: Kids & Family
Price: $19.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: August 29, 1964

Join the "practically perfect" Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) for a "Jolly Holiday" as she magically turns every chore into a game and every day into a whimsical adventure. Along the way, you'll be enchanted by unforgettable characters such as the multitalented chimney sweep Bert (Dick Van Dyke). You won't need a "Spoonful Of Sugar" to love every moment of this timeless Disney classic!

© © 1964 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
David Hand - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)  artwork Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
David Hand
Genre: Kids & Family
Price: $19.99
Release Date: December 21, 1937

Forever enchanting and inspiring, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs embodies The Walt Disney Signature Collection’s legacy of animation. In this epic story of love and friendship, the kind and beautiful princess Snow White wins the hearts of the Seven Dwarfs and triumphs over the evil plans of a wicked Queen. Discover the movie called “The Greatest Animated Film Of All Time”! Complete with the Digital Exclusive Walt Disney Short: “Hungry Hobos” featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.

© © 1937 Walt Disney Pictures
Victor Fleming - The Wizard of Oz  artwork The Wizard of Oz
Victor Fleming
Genre: Musicals
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: April 23, 1939

"There's no place like home..." Entirely remastered, the colorful characters and unforgettable songs of Oz come alive as never before. This magical cinematic event finds Kansas farm girl Judy Garland ("A Star is Born," "Meet Me in St. Louis") caught in a tornado and magically transported to the Land of Oz. Needing help to return home, she is told to follow the Yellow Brick Road and find the powerful Wizard (Frank Morgan). On her perilous journey, she is befriended by the Scarecrow (Ray Bolger), the Tin Man (Jack Haley), and the Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who help her battle the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) and her flying monkeys. Based on the classic book by Frank L. Baum, "The Wizard of Oz" is a dazzling motion picture achievement, featuring unforgettable songs (including Oscar-winner "Over the Rainbow"), scenery, and costumes. The film had 5 Academy Award nominations, and Garland was awarded a special Oscar for her outstanding performance.

© © 1939 THE WIZARD OF OZ and all related characters and elements are trademarks of Turner Entertainment Co.
Brad Bird - The Iron Giant  artwork The Iron Giant
Brad Bird
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: August 6, 1999

Something humongous is among us! A young boy rescues a huge robot which has rocketed to earth from space - and tries to protect the genial giant from a nosy government agent and the military. A captivating animated feature that's part metal, part magic and all heart.

© © 1999 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton S. Luske & Wolfgang Reitherman - 101 Dalmatians (1961)  artwork 101 Dalmatians (1961)
Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton S. Luske & Wolfgang Reitherman
Genre: Kids & Family
Price: $19.99
Release Date: January 25, 1961

Walt Disney's original classic 101 DALMATIANS has charmed audiences for generations with its irresistible tail-wagging stars, memorable story and wonderful blend of humor and adventure. Cruella De Vil, Disney's most outrageous villain, sets the fur-raising adventure in motion when she dognaps all of the Dalmatian puppies in London -- including 15 from Pongo and Perdita's family. Through the power of the "Twilight Bark," Pongo leads a heroic cast of animal characters on a dramatic quest to rescue them all in a story the whole family will enjoy again and again.

Emile Ardolino - Dirty Dancing  artwork Dirty Dancing
Emile Ardolino
Genre: Romance
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: August 21, 1987

The summer of 1963 innocent 17-year-old Baby (Jennifer Grey) vacations with her parents at a Catskill's resort. One evening she is drawn to the staff quarters by stirring music. There she meets Johnny (Patrick Swayze), the hotel dance instructor, who is as experienced as Baby is naive. Baby soon becomes Johnny's pupil in dance and love.

© © 1997 Artisan Pictures Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Blake Edwards - Breakfast At Tiffany's  artwork Breakfast At Tiffany's
Blake Edwards
Genre: Romance
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: October 5, 1961

Winner of two Oscars, the romantic comedy that sparkles like diamonds! The names Audrey Hepburn and Holly Golightly have become synonymous since this dazzling romantic comedy was translated to the screen from Truman Capote's best-selling novella. Holly is a deliciously eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian Millionaire. George Peppard plays her next-door neighbor, a writer who is "sponsored" by a wealthy Patricia Neal. Guessing who's the right man for Holly is easy. Seeing just how that romance blossoms is one of the enduring delights of this gem-like treat set to Henry Mancini's Oscar-winning score and the Oscar-winning Mancini-Johnny Mercer song "Moon River."

© © 2008 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.
Victor Fleming - Gone With the Wind  artwork Gone With the Wind
Victor Fleming
Genre: Drama
Price: $17.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: December 15, 1939

Now completely remastered, revisit Margaret Mitchell's epic American classic, winner of 10 Academy Awards! On the eve of the American Civil War, rich, beautiful and self-centered Scarlett O'Hara has everything she could want - except the handsome Ashley Wilkes. When war devastates the South, Scarlett must concern herself with more important things than girlhood love. As the nation and the world changes around her, Scarlet finds an adult tenacity that carries her through all obstacles, still in pursuit of what she wants - the man that got away. Sparks fly along the way as the wily Rhett Butler comes in and out of her life - the only man she has met who is a match for her strong will. Only after Rhett walks out on her does Scarlett realize what she has lost... and decides to win him back. Starring Oscar-winners Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Olivia de Havilland, Thomas Mitchell, and Oscar-nominated Leslie Howard. Ranked as the #2 Greatest Love Story of all time by AFI.

© © Turner Entertainment Co. & The Stephens Mitchell Trusts. Turner Entertainment Co.
James L. Brooks - Terms of Endearment  artwork Terms of Endearment
James L. Brooks
Genre: Drama
Price: $9.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: December 9, 1983

Terms of Endearment covers three decades in the lives of widow Aurora Greenaway (Shirley MacLaine) and her daughter Emma (Debra Winger). Fiercely protected by Aurora throughout childhood, Emma runs into resistance from her mother when she marries wishy-washy college teacher Flap (Jeff Daniels). Aurora is even more put out at the prospect of being a grandmother, though she grows a lot fonder of her three grandkids than she does of her son-in-law. Flap proves that Aurora's instincts were on target when he enters into an affair with a student (Leslie Charleson). Meanwhile, Emma finds romantic consolation with an unhappily married banker (played by John Lithgow, who registers well in a rare "nice guy" performance). As for Aurora, she is ardently pursued by her next-door neighbor, boisterous astronaut Garrett Breedlove (Jack Nicholson). After 75 minutes or so of pursuing an episodic, semi-comic plotline, the film abruptly shifts moods when Emma discovers that she has terminal cancer. Terms of Endearment won Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay for TV veteran James L. Brooks making his first feature film, Best Actress for MacLaine, and Best Supporting Actor for Nicholson. It was followed by a sequel, The Evening Star (1996), which again featured MacLaine as Aurora.

© © 1983 Paramount Pictures.
Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly - Singin' In the Rain  artwork Singin' In the Rain
Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly
Genre: Musicals
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: March 30, 1953

Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O'Connor star in one of the greatest musicals ever filmed. Musician Don Lockwood (Kelly) rises to stardom during Hollywood's silent-movie era--paired with the beautiful, jealous and dumb Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen). When Lockwood becomes attracted to young studio singer Kathy Selden (Reynolds), Lamont has her fired. But with the introduction of talking pictures, audiences laugh when they hear Lockwood speak for the first time--and the studio uses Selden to dub her voice.

© © (c) 1952 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Orson Welles - Citizen Kane (70th Anniversary Edition)  artwork Citizen Kane (70th Anniversary Edition)
Orson Welles
Genre: Drama
Price: $17.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: May 1, 1941

Orson Welles' masterwork (#1 in the American Film Institute's list of Best American Movies) dazzles anew in a superb 70th-anniversary digital transfer. It's grand entertainment, sharply acted (starting many of Welles' Mercury Players on the road to thriving film careers) and directed with inspired visual flair. Chronicling the stormy life of an influential publishing tycoon, this Best Original Screenplay Academy Award winner (1941) is rooted in themes of power, corruption, vanity - the American Dream lost in the mystery of a dying man's last word: "Rosebud."

© © 1941 RKO Pictures, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Michael Curtiz - Casablanca  artwork Casablanca
Michael Curtiz
Genre: Classics
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: November 26, 1942

Casablanca: easy to enter, but much harder to leave, especially if you're wanted by the Nazis. Such a man is Resistance leader Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid), whose only hope is Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), a cynical American who sticks his neck out for no one, especially Victor's wife Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman), the ex-lover who broke his heart. Ilsa offers herself in exchange for Laszlo's transport out of the country and bitter Rick must decide what counts more - personal happiness or countless lives hanging in the balance.

© © 1943 Turner Entertainment Co. All rights reserved.
Miloš Forman - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest  artwork One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Miloš Forman
Genre: Drama
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: November 19, 1975

Nominated for nine Academy Awards and winner of five, including the top categories of Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress and Best Adapted Screenplay. Randle Patrick McMurphy (multi-Oscar winner Jack Nicholson -- "Something's Gotta Give," "As Good As It Gets") is a free-spirited, small-time convict who fakes being crazy so he can get transferred from the state penitentiary to what he thinks will be a more comfortable state mental hospital. But his contagious sense of delightful chaos clashes with the numbing routine of the hospital and the woman in charge of making sure nothing disrupts the sedate mood of the floor, Nurse Ratched (Oscar-winner Louise Fletcher -- "Cruel Intentions," "2 Days in the Valley"). Based on Ken Kesey's acclaimed bestseller. The superb cast also includes Emmy-winner Danny DeVito ("Big Fish," "L.A. Confidential"), Emmy-winner Christopher Lloyd (the "Back to the Future" trilogy, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit") and Brad Dourif (the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, "Murder in the First").

© © 1975 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Jerome Robbins & Robert Wise - West Side Story  artwork West Side Story
Jerome Robbins & Robert Wise
Genre: Musicals
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: October 18, 1961

Two gangs from opposite sides of the street. One romance that dared to cross the line. In 1961, this movie adaptation of the Broadway smash-hit musical West Side Story broke box office records and won an incredible 10 Academy Awards, more than any other musical before or since. On the streets of New York City, two gangs (the Sharks and the Jets) battle for territory and respect. But when Tony, the leader of the Jets, falls in love with Maria, the sister of Sharks leader Bernardo, a chain of events is set in motion that will tear their worlds apart forever. Featuring music from Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, and songs like “America,” “Somewhere,” and “Tonight,” this timeless story of star crossed lovers and rival gangs races to a shattering climax you will never forget.

© © 1961 Metro-Goldywn-Mayer Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Franco Zeffirelli - Romeo and Juliet (1968)  artwork Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Franco Zeffirelli
Genre: Romance
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: October 8, 1968

Shakespeare's classic tale of romance and tragedy. Two families of Verona, the Montagues and the Capulets, have been feuding with each other for years. Young Romeo Montague goes out with his friends to make trouble at a party the Capulets are hosting, but while there he spies the Capulet's daughter Juliet, and falls hopelessly in love with her. She returns his affections, but they both know that their families will never allow them to follow their hearts.

© © 1968 by Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.
Stanley Donen - Funny Face  artwork Funny Face
Stanley Donen
Genre: Romance
Price: $7.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: February 13, 1957

Jo Stockton can only get to Paris to meet with the beatnik founder of "empathicalism" (a idea that implores you to "put yourself into others shoes" in order to 'empathize' with them) if she agrees to model a line of ultra-chic fashions for photographer Dick Avery. Paris provides the backdrop for this blend of Gershwin music and Givenchy fashion.

© © 2004 Paramount Pictures
Randal Kleiser - Grease  artwork Grease
Randal Kleiser
Genre: Musicals
Price: $12.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: June 16, 1978

John Travolta solidified his position as the most versatile and magnetic screen presence of the decade in this film version of the smash hit play Grease. Recording star Olivia Newton–John made her American film debut as Sandy, Travolta's naive love interest. The impressive supporting cast reads like a "who's who" in this quintessential musical about the fabulous '50s. Grease is not just a nostalgic look at a simpler decade – it's an energetic and exciting musical homage to the age of rock 'n' roll.

© © 2005 Paramount Pictures
Robert Mulligan - To Kill a Mockingbird  artwork To Kill a Mockingbird
Robert Mulligan
Genre: Drama
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: December 25, 1962

Gregory Peck won an Oscar® for his brilliant performance as the Southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of rape in this film version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The way in which it captures a time, a place, and above all, a mood, makes this film a masterpiece. The setting is a dusty Southern town during the Depression. A white woman accuses a black man of rape. Though he is obviously innocent, the outcome of his trial is such a foregone conclusion that no lawyer will step forward to defend him – except Peck, the town's most distinguished citizen. His compassionate defense costs him many friendships but earns him the respect and admiration of his two motherless children.

© © 1963 Pakula-Mulligan Productions, Inc. & Brentwood Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Alfred Hitchcock - Psycho (1960)  artwork Psycho (1960)
Alfred Hitchcock
Genre: Horror
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: June 16, 1960

Alfred Hitchcock's landmark masterpiece of the macabre stars Anthony Perkins as the troubled Norman Bates, whose old dark house and adjoining motel are not the place to spend a quiet evening. No one knows that better than Marion Crane (Janet Leigh), the ill-fated traveler whose journey ends in the notorious "shower scene." As first a private detective, then Marion's sister (Vera Miles) searches for her, the horror and the suspense mount to a terrifying climax where the mysterious killer is finally revealed.

© © 1960 Shamley Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Robin Hardy - The Wicker Man (1973)  artwork The Wicker Man (1973)
Robin Hardy
Genre: Horror
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: June 1, 1973

Edward Woodward stars as Sergeant Howie, a naive young police officer sent to Summerisle, a secluded island off the coast of Scotland, to investigate the disappearance of a young girl named Rowan. When he arrives there, he finds a very tight-knit community that is mistrustful and hostile to outsiders. Soon, Howie begins to realize that the town might be a strange pagan cult, one given to unbridled sexuality and possible human sacrifice. Seeking an audience with the oddly civilized Lord Summerisle (Christopher Lee), Howie hopes to get to the bottom of the mystery, but instead he finds something more shocking than he could have ever imagined.

© © 1974 Canal + Image UK. All Rights Reserved.
Alfred Hitchcock - Rear Window (1954)  artwork Rear Window (1954)
Alfred Hitchcock
Genre: Thriller
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: September 1, 1954

None of Hitchcock's films has ever given a clearer view of his genius for suspense than Rear Window. When professional photographer L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries (James Stewart) is confined to a wheelchair with a broken leg, he becomes obsessed with watching the private dramas of his neighbors play out across the courtyard. When he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife, Jeffries enlists the help of his glamorous socialite girlfriend (Grace Kelly) to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events… Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in all of film history.

© © 1954 Patron, Inc. Renewed 1982 Samuel Taylor & Patricia Hitchcock O'Connell, as Co-Trustees. All Rights Reserved.
Norman Jewison - Fiddler On the Roof  artwork Fiddler On the Roof
Norman Jewison
Genre: Musicals
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: November 3, 1971

Norman Jewison's adaptation of the long-running Broadway musical is set in the Ukranian ghetto village of Anatevka. Tevye the milkman, played by Israeli actor Topol, is constantly being challenged by his poverty, the romantic entanglements of his five daughters, and the prejudicial attitudes of non-Jews. Tevye carries on lengthy conversations with God whenever the weight of the world becomes too much for him, he does not answer but he is at least more willing to listen than the milkman's remonstrative wife Golde. Tevye is forced to do some quick rearranging when his oldest daughter Tzeitel falls in love with poor tailor Motel Kamzoil after he has already arranged a marriage between her and wealthy butcher Lazar Wolf. Fancying himself more broad-minded than his gentile oppressors, Tevye cannot accept the notion that his other daughter Chava would want to marry Fyedka, a non-Jew. When Tevye and his neighbors are forced out of Anatevka by the Czar's minions he must find a way to change his tune and his entire life.

© © 1971 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All rights reserved.
Sergio Leone - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly  artwork The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Sergio Leone
Genre: Western
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: December 29, 1967

Set during the Civil War, three disparate drifters... (the poncho-clad, cigar-chewing, silent but supremely confident "Man With No Name"--The Good; the evil bounty hunter--The Bad; and a renegade Mexican bandit--The Ugly)... search for a Confederate cash box containing $200,000, which is hidden in a distant cemetery in an unmarked grave. Their journey will carry them through the ferocity of the Civil War landscape. Sometimes they masquerade as Confederates, and others as Yankees. When they arrive at the cemetery and find the treasure is when the REAL violence begins...

© © 1966 Alberto Grimaldi Productions S.A. All Rights Reserved.
Martin Scorsese - Taxi Driver  artwork Taxi Driver
Martin Scorsese
Genre: Drama
Price: $12.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: March 4, 1976

Considered among the best films of all time, Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver was nominated for Academy Awards® for Best Picture, Best Actor (Robert De Niro), Best Supporting Actress (Jodie Foster) and Best Original Score (Bernard Herrmann). Solitary, alienated, and emotionally scarred from Vietnam, taxi driver Travis Bickle (De Niro) works the night shift in Manhattan.Though the world around him is teeming with life, Travis is unable to connect with anyone. His date with Betsy (Cybill Shepherd), a beautiful campaign aide, fails when he takes her to a porno movie. He tries to save a 12-year-old prostitute, Iris (Foster), from her pimp, Sport (Harvey Keitel) - though it's unclear Iris wants to be saved. Travis's pent-up anger and misplaced loyalty finally boil over in a paroxysm of revenge and violence.

© © 1976, renewed 2004 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Stanley Kubrick - Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb  artwork Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Stanley Kubrick
Genre: Comedy
Price: $12.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: January 29, 1964

Psychotic Air Force General unleashes ingenious foolproof and irrevocable scheme sending bombers to attack Russia. U.S. President works with Soviet premier in a desperate effort to save the world.

© © 1963, renewed 1991 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Billy Wilder - Sabrina (1954)  artwork Sabrina (1954)
Billy Wilder
Genre: Comedy
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: September 22, 1954

Isn't it romantic...Sabrina is charming, humorous and aglow with some of Hollywood's greatest stars. Humphrey Bogart, William Holden and Audrey Hepburn star in a Cinderella story directed by renowned filmmaker Billy Wilder (Sunset Boulevard, Some Like It Hot). Bogie and Holden are the mega-rich Larrabee brothers of Long Island. Bogie's all work, Holden's all playboy. But when Sabrina, daughter of the family's chauffeur, returns from Paris all grown up and glamorous, the stage is set for some family fireworks as the brothers fall under the spell of Hepburn's delightful charms.

© © TM & Copyright 2007 by Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.
Akira Kurosawa - Seven Samurai  artwork Seven Samurai
Akira Kurosawa
Genre: Action & Adventure
Price: $19.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: January 1, 1954

One of the most thrilling movie epics of all time, Seven Samurai (Shichinin no samurai) tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits. This three-hour ride from Akira Kurosawa—featuring legendary actors Toshiro Mifune and Takashi Shimura—seamlessly weaves philosophy and entertainment, delicate human emotions and relentless action, into a rich, evocative, and unforgettable tale of courage and hope.

© © 1954 Toho Co., Ltd. English subtitled version & 2006 Toho International Co., Ltd.
Mel Brooks - Blazing Saddles  artwork Blazing Saddles
Mel Brooks
Genre: Comedy
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: February 7, 1974

The railroad's got to run through the town of Rock Ridge. How do you drive out the townfolk in order to steal their land? Send in the toughest gang you've got...and name a new sheriff who'll last about 24 hours. But that's not really the plot of Blazing Saddles, just the pretext. Once Mel Brooks' lunatic film many call his best gets started, logic is lost in a blizzard of gags, jokes, quips, puns, howlers, growlers and outrageous assaults upon good taste or any taste at all. Cleavon Little as the new lawman, Gene Wilder as the wacko Waco Kid, Brooks himself as a dim-witted politico and Madeline Kahn in her Marlene Dietrich send-up that earned an Academy Award nomination all give this sagebrush saga their lunatic best. And when Blazing Saddles can't contain itself at the finale, it just proves the Old West will never be the same!

© © 1974 Warner Bros. All Rights Reserved.
Alfred Hitchcock - North By Northwest  artwork North By Northwest
Alfred Hitchcock
Genre: Action & Adventure
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: July 28, 1959

Selected as one of the top 50 American films of all time by the prestigious American Film Institute, and considered by many critics to be Hitchcock's greatest film, this fast-paced thriller stars Oscar-winner Cary Grant ("Notorious," "The Philadelphia Story") as a Madison Avenue advertising exec who is mistaken for someone else and kidnapped by a group of international spies, headed by James Mason ("A Star Is Born," "Lolita"). After a hair-raising escape, he is framed for a murder he didn't commit and goes on the run with the lovely Eva Marie Saint ("Superman Returns," "On the Waterfront"). Famous for a wild plane attack and a harrowing chase across the faces of Mount Rushmore, this is quintessential Hitchcock ("Psycho," "The Birds"). With Academy Award-winner Martin Landau ("Ed Wood," "The Majestic") as Mason's evil henchman, this film is the rare combination of action, suspense and humor.

© © 1959 Turner Entertainment Co.
Delmer Daves - Dark Passage (1947)  artwork Dark Passage (1947)
Delmer Daves
Genre: Thriller
Price: $6.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: September 5, 1947

Bogey's on the lam and Bacall's at his side in Dark Passage, Delmer Daves' stylish film-noir thriller that's the third of four films Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall made together. Bogart is Vincent Parry, a prison escapee framed for murder who emerges from plastic surgery with a new face. Bacall is Irene Jansen, Vincent's lone ally. In a supporting role, Agnes Moorehead portrays Madge, a venomous harpy who finds pleasure in the unhappiness of others. The chemistry of the leads is undeniable, and they augment it here with exceptional tenderness. Exceptional, too, are the atmospheric San Francisco locations and the imaginative camera work that shows Vincent's point of view - but not his face - until the bandages are removed. Lest Irene get ideas, the post-surgery Vincent tells her: "Don't change yours. I like it just as it is." So do we.

© © Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz - Cleopatra (1963)  artwork Cleopatra (1963)
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Genre: Drama
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: July 31, 1963

Richard Burton, Rex Harrison and Elizabeth Taylor star in one of the greatest screen spectacles ever made - the story of the Queen of the Nile and her love affairs with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. The film is distinguished by superb performances from Burton and Harrison (nominated for an Oscar), but at its center is Elizabeth Taylor in one of the most glamorous roles of her career. Astounding in scope and grandeur, the picture won Oscars for cinematography, sets and special effects. It's famous moments include moviedom's most flamboyant entrance - Cleopatra's dazzling arrival in Rome. Bolstered by a talented supporting cast and utterly stunning backdrops, here is a truly epic portrayal of the woman who conquered two of Rome's greatest soldiers, affected the course of history, and became synonymous with beguiling beauty - Cleopatra.

© © 1963 Twentieth Century Fox Productions, Ltd. Renewed 1991 by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
Alfred Hitchcock - Vertigo (1958)  artwork Vertigo (1958)
Alfred Hitchcock
Genre: Thriller
Price: $14.99
Rental Price: $2.99
Release Date: May 9, 1958

Considered by many to be director Alfred Hitchcock's greatest achievement, Leonard Maltin gives Vertigo four stars, hailing it as "A genuinely great motion picture." Set among San Francisco's renown landmarks, James Stewart is brilliant as Scottie Ferguson, an acrophobic detective hired to shadow a friend's suicidal wife, Madeleine (Kim Novak). After he saves her from drowning in the bay, Scottie's interest shifts from business to fascination with the icy, alluring blonde. When he finds another woman remarkably like his lost love, the now obsessed detective must unravel the secrets of the past to find the key to his future.

© © 1958 Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. & Paramount Pictures Corporations. All Rights Reserved.
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