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Summary: As the title screens proclaim, "This film is based on a true story. The incidents and facts are documented. Some of the names have been changed to protect the innocent and also to protect the film." In a Latin American country in the throes of a military coup, Charles Horman, an American journalist and filmmaker living there with his wife Joyce, disappears--never to be seen again. His father Ed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2008

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

Summary: Story of a doctor touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER MAN

Summary: A businessman becomes the subject of a criminal investigation when a story about him is purposely "leaked" to an investigative reporter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Video 1997

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Summary: A secluded school for magicians faces danger from a fantastical flying creature outside and sinister forces inside. While visiting Velma's sister Madelyn, who's enrolled at the Whirlen Merlin Magic Academy, the gang gets lots more than rabbit emerging from a hat. A greedy ice-cream mogul wants to close the place, a screaming banshee gives everyone the creeps and a mythological half-dragon,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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

Summary: A veteran New York City detective is given only a few hours to track down a vicious killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1999

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

Summary: A hired-gun seeks revenge from a client that betrayed him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

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

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

Summary: Daisy Fuller Williams is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital the day that Hurricane Katrina hits. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud from the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life. The unusual aspect of his life is that he is ages backwards, being born an old man. He is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: The epic story of Henri Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who, in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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

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

Summary: A gallery of high-living lowlifes will stop at nothing to get their sweaty hands on a jewel-encrusted falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why, and who'll take the fall for his partner's murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY MAL

Summary: A gracious society matron decides to give her husband one last chance, but soon his ex-mistress shows up, brewing trouble and murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2007

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

Summary: When a drug bust goes wrong, ex-cop Danny Gallagher's quest for justice leads him to the car-bomb murder of a government official's wife. When Gallagher learns that the woman's secret lover was a seductive federal agent, he finds himself under fire. But from whom, his own cops, a vengeful drug lord, the CIA, or someone even more ruthless?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD BEN

Summary: After her father leaves to find work during the Great Depression, Kit's mother takes in boarders, and when the lockbox with the family money disappears, Kit sets out to solve the mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: An unemployed Texan walks into a tavern in Red Rock, Wyoming, and is mistaken for a professional hit-man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Video 1998

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

Summary: A priest hears a murderer's confession and then becomes the murder suspect himself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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

Summary: Hard-boiled private investigator Lew Harper is hired to locate a missing millionaire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2006

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

Summary: Eccentric firearm heiress believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2018

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR WIN

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

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

Summary: A demented actor and his daughter set about murdering each of London's nine prominent drama critics according to murders in Shakespeare's plays.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM/UA Home Entertainment 2001

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

Summary: To the stunned disbelief of his colleagues and patients, a London psychologist appears to have taken his own life. However, his daughter refuses to believe it, and instead is convinced it was murder. She recruits one of his former patients for help.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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

Summary: When a shrewish stage star is found strangled at a posh island resort, detective Hercule Poirot is called in to investigate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY EVI

Summary: When FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned a case involving a monstrous serial killer, she seeks counsel from an imprisoned cannibalistic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter, whose fascination with the young woman is as great as his hunger for murder. As their relationship develops, Starling must confront her own demons, and an evil so powerful that she may not have the courage or strength to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER SIL

Summary: Dixon Steele is an alcoholic screenwriter who has some success but is now in the midst of a long dry spell. One of his neighbors is Laurel Gray, a would-be actress and a smart cookie. Steele is a bitter, angry man who succeeds in insulting everyone he sees while drinking at noon in his usual hangout. Dix has taken a job adapting a trashy novel for the screen--but he doesn't want to read the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Pictures Industries 2003

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

Summary: Following his divorce and the loss of his job as a homicide detective with the LAPD, Jesse Stone travels across the country to Paradise, Massachusetts where he is recruited by the town's board of selectmen to become the new Chief of Police. But things are not quite so heavenly in Paradise, as Stone starts off his first day on the job investigating a domestic abuse case that leads to a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Jesse 2007

Summary: Set within the vibrant dancehalls and historic crime corridors of 1940s Paris, a singer with "stars in her eyes" ignores the protest of her covetous husband and pursues a meeting with a lecherous movie financier. When her husband attempts to crash the rendevous, murder ensues. Enter the detective, whose seasoned instincts lead him down a circuitous path of alibis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN QUA

Summary: Tony Rome, a tough Miami PI living on a houseboat, is hired by a local millionaire to find jewelry stolen from his daughter, and in the process has several encounters with local hoods as well as the Miami Beach PD.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY TON

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