Miss Marple Collection (1960s)
Murder She Said (1961): Margaret Rutherford's debut as Agatha Christie's Miss Marple Murder at the Gallop (1963): Murder and mystery start with a funeral Murder Most Foul (1964): Miss Marple joins a theatrical troupe whose specialty is death scenes. Murder Ahoy (1964): Miss Marple takes the helm in a seagoing whodunit
Random Harvest (1942)
Paula Smith (Greer Garson) is the secretary of industrialist Charles Rainier (Ronald Colman). She's also his wife, which Charles does not know. Shell-shocked during World War I, he doesn't recall his days as her husband, John Smith. Advised not to endanger Charles' fragile mental state, Paula cannot openly reveal her identity. She must find other ways to help him remember their life together.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land.
The Majestic (2001)
In this Capra-esque drama set during the 1950's blacklist, a young, ambitious Hollywood screenwriter loses his job and his identity, only to find new courage, love and the power of conviction in the heart of a small town's life.
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
You'll lose your heart to Chance, a fun-loving American bulldog pup; Sassy, a hilarious Himalayan cat who lives up to her name; and Shadow, a wise old golden retriever -- all of whom express themselves with very familiar human voices! The adventure begins when the loving owners of these irresistible pets are forced to leave them in the temporary care of a friend who lives hundreds of miles away. But after several days, the worried animals begin to think their family must be in trouble, so they decide to head for home. On their incredible journey across the ruggedly beautiful Sierras, they encounter unexpected surprises from man, beast, and nature alike.
For princess-to-be Giselle, life is a fairy tale -- until she's banished from the animated land of Andalasia and thrust into the very unmagical, live-action world of modern-day Manhattan. When a cynical, no-nonsense divorce lawyer comes to her aid, little does he realize that this joyful, wide-eyed innocent is about to enchant him. ENCHANTED -- the musical comedy that will have your entire family under its spell.
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
The mysterious candy maker extraordinaire Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder) hides a Golden Ticket inside five of his famous candy bars. The kids who find them are invited on a grand tour of the wondrous, wacky Wonka factory, and a chance for an even grander prize -- if they can resist temptation. The delightful musical score includes the hit song "The Candyman." From Roald Dahl's classic novel, produced by David Wolper ("Roots," "The Thorn Birds") and nominated for an Academy Award.
Hugo is an orphan boy who works on the clocks and is trying to survive while hiding from the relentless yet clumsy and stupid Railway Inspector in the train station in Paris in the 1930's. During these struggles Hugo gets interested and tangled in a mystery involving his Automaton left by his dead father.
Princess Bride (1987)
A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. He must find her after a long separation and save her. They must battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited with each other. Based on the William Goldman novel "The Princess Bride" which earned its own loyal audience.
Directed by Steven Spielberg and nominated for five Academy Awards, Hook stars Robin Williams as Peter Banning, a 40-year-old corporate takeover lawyer who has lost any memory of being Peter Pan. Peter and his family travel to London to visit Granny Wendy (Maggie Smith) and his children are asleep in the same bedroom where the original Peter Pan story began, when there is a blinding flash. Peter comes into the room to discover a note from Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman), informing Peter that he has kidnapped his children. Granny Wendy now tells him who he really is and encourages him to transform himself into the Peter Pan of the past. With the encouragement of Tinkerbell (Julia Roberts), Peter once again takes wing, and it's off to Neverland to rescue his kids.
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Gregory Peck won an Oscar for his brilliant performance as the Southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of assault in this film version. 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 assault. 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.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Upon the death of his state's junior senator, Jefferson Smith (James Stewart) is appointed to serve alongside Joseph Paine, a Washington D.C. legend who leads a corrupt political machine. Placing a lieutenant, Saunders (Jean Arthur), as Jeff's watchful secretary, Paine hopes to gain quick approval for an unnecessary -- but profitable -- dam by keeping Smith focused on a bill to build a boys' camp. After Saunders falls in love with her new boss, Jeff threatens to expose the scam, but is undermined when Paine claims that Smith owns the camp's land. But, when Jeff fights back with a heroic, and exhausting, filibuster, it sparks Paine's heartfelt confession, making Smith a national hero -- and Saunders' new husband.
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Tevye (Topol) is a poor milkman in czarist Russia, where he provides for five unmarried daughters and a sharp-tongued wife. Faced with mounting financial strain and growing anti-Semitism, Tevye strives - like a fiddler on a roof - to maintain balance despite the precarious nature of his situation. Directed by Norman Jewison (Moonstruck), conducted by John Williams and choreographed by Jerome Robbins, this musical masterpiece earned eight Academy Award Nominations and won three Oscars
The Bishop’s Wife (1947)
Dejected by his efforts to raise money to build a cathedral, Bishop Henry Brougham beseeches heaven for guidance, and is visited immediately by Dudley, who claims to be an angel. Henry is skeptical, then annoyed when Dudley ingratiates himself into the household as his assistant, and worse, wins the attentions of Henry's long-suffering and kindly wife. When Dudley continues to intervene in Henry's struggles, the bishop decides to challenge heaven.
It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)
George Bailey never got a chance to fulfill his life's ambitions of exploring the world and building skyscrapers. As he watches his friends and family become success stories he dreads on running his fathers building and loan business, rivaling the grumpy old Mr. Potter. When a financial discrepancy puts George in a difficult position, an angel comes to show him what life would have been like if he had never been born.
Mrs. Miniver (1942)
Greer Garson ("Madame Curie") earned an Oscar as an English housewife whose family struggles to survive WWII. Powerful war-time drama was nominated for 11 Oscars, and won seven, including Best Picture, Director and Script. Teresa Wright ("The Best Years of Our Lives") received an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. Co-stars Walter Pigeon ("How Green Was My Valley"), Dame May Whitty ("Gaslight"), and Henry Travers ("It's a Wonderful Life") all received Oscar-nominations. Recently selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the top 400 American Films of all time.
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
Cary Grant stars as the one sane member of a charmingly lunatic family in director Frank Capra's classic comedy. When Mortimer Brewster (Grant) brings his new bride to meet his two kindly aunts, he discovers that, among many other acts of charity, the two genteel ladies help lonely old men die happy ... by feeding them a wonderful meal before poisoning them. Now, Mortimer desperately wants to protect the two serial murderers he loves, stop them from killing anyone else and keep his bride from discovering how deranged his family really is.