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Summary: A former United States Air Force general and three other convicts escape from a military prison. The four men take over a nuclear base and proceed to hold America hostage, threatening to launch the base's missiles if they don't receive ten million dollars and if the president fails to release a top-secret document on the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Films 2012

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TWI

Summary: An accomplished thief has his career jeopardized after he's caught on security cameras during a job. Broke, he and his associates are blackmailed by their longtime fence into jacking Swiss gold bars from an airplane. As they plot the complicated score, he and his crew become suspicious of the relationship between his young wife and the fence's nephew, who has been planted on the crew to keep an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2002

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY HEI

Contents: Tanks a million -- Hay foot -- About face -- Fall in -- Yanks ahoy -- Here comes trouble.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY COM

Summary: A retired safecracker thought his criminal past was behind him for good, but when his witless son-in-law fails to repay a ruthless loan shark, violent threats force him to take on one last job to protect his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Video 2006

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Summary: His picture is on magazine covers, his name in lights. Ex-con artist and gangster Dan Quigley is "doing all right in this movie racket," a big man in Hollywood. But if his criminal past resurfaces, he could end up in the big house.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LAD

Summary: Bait: A tale of deception and seduction, directed by and starring Hugo Haas features three people searching for a lost gold mine: the dangerous Marko, young miner Ray and the comely Peggy. As Marko and Ray search for the mine, Peggy arrives, stirring Ray's passion and igniting Marko's suspicion. As months pass, the three find themselves closing in on the mine, but the tension between them is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY NOI

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Summary: Inspired by the true story of the biggest bank heist of all time, Harry Barber recounts how in 1972 a gang of close-knit thieves from Youngstown, Ohio attempted to steal $30 million in illegal campaign contributions from President Richard Nixon's secret fund. But the plan quickly goes sideways, prompting the biggest manhunt in FBI history with more than 125 agents assigned to the case.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY FIN

Summary: It is the 1920s and the infamous, intuitive crime-solver Mrs. Adela Bradley and her resourceful chauffeur, George solve a series of complex cases of blackmail, murder, sacrifice and mistaken identity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MRS.

Sandler, Adam

Summary: A psychologically troubled businessman falls in love with a mysterious woman while he is being blackmailed by the operator of a phone-sex line.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection Inc 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE PUN

Summary: Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BIG

Summary: Margaret Hall is the mother of three willing to do whatever it takes to keep her family safe, including trying to cover up the accidental death of her son's "unsavory" friend. The next day a man knocks on her door and demands money to suppress a videotape linking her son to the death, which the police have rules a homicide.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2002

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Summary: The wife of a corrupt real estate developer is kidnapped by two common criminals, who intend to extort him with inside information about his crooked business and off-shore accounts. But the husband decides he'd actually rather not pay the ransom to get back his wife, setting off an unbelievable sequence of double crosses and twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Roadside Attractions 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Li

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LIF

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF LIF

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Summary: When an ambitious young lawyer takes on a big case against a powerful and ruthless executive of a large pharmaceutical company, he soon finds himself involved in a case of blackmail and corruption.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MIS

Summary: Rebelling against the possessiveness of her police boyfriend, a young woman agrees to pose for an artist. Resisting his advances, she ends up murdering him in self-defense. Her boyfriend is assigned to the case, and soon learns the killer's identity, but so has someone else ... winding up in a dramatic chase around the British Museum. Originally begun as a silent film, it was decided...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Synergy Entertainment 2009

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BLA

Summary: In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspeacts that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: USA Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY MAN

Summary: Secret agent Harry Palmer is blackmailed into working for MI5 again on his wildest and most dangerous assignment yet. An insane oil billionaire, intent on destroying Communism by starting a new world war, is close to achieving his goal with the help of the world's largest and most powerful computer. Harry is the only man who may be able to stop him, but as he races from London to Finland to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BIL

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Summary: Everyone deserves a great love story, but for seventeen year old Simon Spier, it's a little more complicated. He hasn't told his family or friends that he's gay, and he doesn't know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he's fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life changing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LOV

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD LOV

Summary: Tension-filled, action packed espionage drama about a German demolitions expert who is blackmailed by the British to help them seize a German freighter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MOR

Summary: Caye, a Madrid prostitute, comes to the aid of Zulema, a Dominican streetwalker beaten by a government official blackmailing her for free sex. They form a strong bond and imagine themselves as royalty, to offer them a glimpse of hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PRI

Summary: Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BUR

Summary: Doctored evidence. Signora Battestini is dead and to everyone who knew her, it wasn't a moment too soon. Her impoverished Romanian cleaning lady gets pegged for the crime and Brunetti's boss declares the case closed. What continues to mystify Brunetti is why the old woman had so much money with no visible means of income. And what exactly has her lawyer done with her many scattered bank...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bavaria Media 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DON

Summary: Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BUR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BUR

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