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Summary: Four people and their otherworldly frienemy struggle in the afterlife to define what it means to be good.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: "From cutting classes to brawling in the streets, Yusuke Urameshi is not your typical role model. In fact, this kid's nothing more than a fourteen-year-old delinquent with a talent for trouble. But in a single selfless act Yusuke dies while saving another. For such noble sacrifice he is given a second chance at life, but it's to be a life far different than the one left behind. Now a Spirit...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FUNimation Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME YU

Summary: The bridges of Madison County: World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid is on assignment to photograph the bridges of Madison County, Iowa. He stops for directions at Francesca Johnson's farmhouse, and passion ignites. Defending your life: A man who is killed in a car accident ends up in 'Judgment City', a holding station for souls, where a person must defend themselves...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2013

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD MOVIE 4FIL

Summary: "If you could choose only one memory to hold on to for eternity, what would it be? That's the question at the heart of Hirokazu Kore-eda's revelatory international breakthrough, a bittersweet fantasia in which the recently deceased find themselves in a limbo where they must select a single cherished moment from their life to be recreated on film for them to take into the next world. After...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Summary: This evocative character study tells the story of a young American fashion assistant and spiritual medium who is living in Paris and searching for signs of an afterlife following the sudden death of her twin brother. A stirring depiction of grief in the form of a psychological thriller, and a chilling meditation on modern modes of communication and the way we mourn those we love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PER

Summary: When 14-year-old Susie Salmon was murdered, she left her unfinished life behind. Now from her place in a strange but beautiful in-between world, she must help her father catch her killer and protect her family before she can finally move on.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LOV RATED PG-13

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

Summary: University lecturer Robert Bridge feels skeptical about all things paranormal until he meets Alison Mundy, who has seen and heard spirits since she was a child. Robert thinks she's the real deal, a genuine psychic who risks her life to help people heal from relationships torn apart by death. He's in for a shock, though, when Allison tries to help him accept the accidental killing of his own son.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2014

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Hu, King

Summary: A traveling Buddhist scholar with power over the spirits of the afterlife, loses his way in the mountains and encounters a ghostly presence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2018

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

Summary: The year: 2017. Humanity has built settlements throughout the solar system to begin the conquest of unknown lands with new challenges and new dangers. This is the setting for our story. When the Martian settlement is attacked without warning by an immense insect-like monster, a colossal silver humanoid appears to battle the beast. The Super GUTS Team is a seven-person fighting force, as...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV ULT

Summary: Carousel: Billy Bigelow, a smooth-talking carny barker falls in love with a millworker. He wants a better life for his family, but he goes about it the wrong way and is killed during a robbery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS CAR

Summary: Mecha otaku Tsubasa Kurata had a pretty good life until he died in a car crash. Now, he's living the life of his dreams. Reincarnated as a young boy, he finds himself in an alternate world where magic is real and humans pilot giant robots called Silhouette Knights. It's this mecha fanboy's chance to shine, and he knows it. Nothing will stop him from building and piloting his very own mecha.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: BLU-RAY ANIME KNI

Summary: Eddie is an eighty-three-year-old war veteran. He spends his days maintaining the rides at Ruby Pier, a seaside amusement park. Now Eddie's own life is about to come to an end. One morning, an accident occurs on one of the rides. In front of a horrified crowd, Eddie attempts to save the five-year-old's life. The last thing he sees is the little girl's frightened face, the last thing he feels is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Entertainment 2005

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Five 2005

Summary: The show follows Eleanor Shellstrop, an ordinary woman who enters the afterlife and, thanks to some kind of error, is sent to the Good Place instead of the Bad Place, which is definitely where she belongs. While hiding in plain sight from Michael, the wise architect of the Good Place who doesn't know he's made a mistake, she's determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2018

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Summary: The true story of a nationally recognized medium's life and work, that helps answer our most profound questions about life after death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Timeless Media Group 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Talking 2006

Summary: After he dies suddenly, the hapless advertising executive Daniel Miller finds himself in Judgment City, a gleaming way station where the newly deceased must prove they lived a life of sufficient courage to advance in their journey through the universe. As the self-doubting Daniel struggles to make his case, a budding relationship with the uninhibited Julia offers him a chance to finally feel...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: Joe Pendleton, a Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally goes to heaven after a car accident, and returns to earth in the body of another man who was a corporate giant. After deciding to resume his place with the Rams (by purchasing the team), Pendleton must also deal with the consequences of the former businessman's actions. Loose remake of Here Comes Mr. Jordan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 1999

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1 available in Fantasy DVDs, Call number: DVD FANTASY HEA

Summary: A police detective in the asteroid belt, the first officer of an interplanetary ice freighter and an earth-bound United Nations executive slowly discover a vast conspiracy that threatens the Earth's rebellious colony on the asteroid belt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2017

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

Summary: After a Nazi bomb raid on an English port town, a group of passengers aboard a luxury liner see their tickets are stamped for passage to heaven. And hell.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2010

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Summary: Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience, giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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

Summary: George is a blue-collar American with a special connection to the afterlife dating from his childhood. French journalist Marie has a near-death experience that shakes her reality. When London schoolboy Marcus loses the person closest to him, he desperately needs answers. Each seeking the truth, their lives will intersect, forever changed by what they believe might, or must, exist in the hereafter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HER

Summary: Dark, irreverent and wickedly funny, this critically acclaimed comedy follows a college dropout who's about to find her purpose ... in the afterlife!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2004

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

Summary: Story about the continuing challenge of being a teenage grim reaper. All the problems of a human teenager and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2005

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

Summary: Distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend Desiree, Zia slashes his wrists. Zia discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that Desiree has also "offed" herself, he sets out on a road trip, with his Russian rocker friend, to find her. Their journey takes them through an absurd purgatory where...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

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

Summary: In Kore-eda's thought-provoking vision, the newly deceased find themselves in a way station somewhere between Heaven and Earth. With the help of dedicated caseworkers, each soul is given three days to choose one cherished memory for their life that they will relive for eternity. As the film reveals, recognizing happiness and finding a life's worth of meaning in a single event is no simple task.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2000

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

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