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Luke Skywalker leaves his home planet to save Princess Leia from the clutches of the villainous Darth Vader Star Wars
When a great white shark begins to terrorize the small island town of Amity, the local police chief, a marine biologist and a grizzled old fisherman must stop itJaws
Upon arrival at a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies patients together to take on the oppressive Nurse RatchedOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
A mentally distubed Vietnam veteran works as a nighttime cab driver in a city whose percieved decadence and sleaze causes him to violently lash out, saving the life of an underage Taxi Driver
The World War II phase of a controversial general's career is depictedPatton
Vito Corleone begins his criminal career in 1920s New York, while in 1958 his son tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Nevada to pre-revolutioanry Cuba, The Godfather: Part II
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control to his reluctant sonThe Godfather
When a teenager is possessed by a mysterious entity her mother seeks the help of two priests to save herThe Exorcist
A small time boxer gets a once in a liftime chance to fight the heavyweight champ in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self respectRocky
Reporter's Woodward and Bernstein uncover information on the Watergate scandalAll the President's Men
A recently divorced man must learn how to take care of his son on his own, and then fight in court for custody of himKramer vs. Kramer
The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and hijinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horrors of war MASH
A news channel cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profitNetwork
Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls for a lovable ditz Annie Hall
During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as the God of a local tribeApocalypse Now
In future Britain, a charismatic gang leader is jailed and later volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy to solve the nations crime problem A Clockwork Orange
At the opening of a colossal, but poorly constructed, office building the structure catches fire and threatens the lives of all those insideThe Towering Inferno
An outdoor fanatic takes his friends on a rafting trip down the Cahulawassee River through the dangerous American back countryDeliverance
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble in on a drug deal with foreign tiesThe French Connection
A man robs a bank to pay for his lovers operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circusDog Day Afternoon
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to collegeAmerican Graffiti
In pre-revolutiary Russia a poor Jewish man must deal with marrying off his three daughters and growing anti-semitic sentimentFiddler on the Roof
An in-depth examination of the way the Vietnam War affects the lives of the people in a small steel town in the United StatesThe Deer Hunter
In 1930s Chicago, a young man, seeking revenge for the death of his partner, teams up with a master con man to win a fortune from a criminal bankerThe Sting
A football player caught in a collision accident, whose soul is accidentally taken from his body by an over-anxious angel, is sent back to Earth in the body of a recently murdered Heaven Can Wait
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A Harvard Law student and a music student share a romantic chemistry they cannot denyLove Story
A female girlie club performer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi party rises to power around themCabaret
A young single mother and textile worker agrees to unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involvedNorma Rae
A private detective investigating an adultery case stumbles upon a murder scene that has something to with a murder scheme that has something to do with waterChinatown
A group of 50's high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated West Texas townThe Last Picture Show
The story of an acerbic 1960s comic whose ground breaking, no holds barred style and social commentary was often deemed to obscene for the publicLenny
A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing injury thereComing Home
The sordid life of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug using dancer/choreographer/directorAll That Jazz
A manager tries to keep his workplace open during a snowstorm, while a suicide bomber plans to destroy a Boeing 707Airport
A small-town teen obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girlBreaking Away
A man is caught smuggling hashish out of Turkey and is thrown in prisonMidnight Express
A paranoid and personally-secretive surveillance expert has a crisis on conscience when he suspects that the couple he is spying on will be murderedThe Conversation
After being dumped by her live in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her ten year old daughter are forced to live with a struggling off broadway actorThe Goodbye Girl
A son of a family of black sharecroppers grow up in the Depression Era South when his father is arrested for stealing foodSounder
When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to raise a familyThe Turning Point
Over the course of a few hectic days numerous interrelated individuals prepare for a political convention as secrets and lies come to the surfaceNashville
A surly oil rig worker lives a life that belies his privileged life as a child prodigy Five Easy Pieces
At the behest of an old friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi GermanyJulia
An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's position in 18th Centuy aristocracyBarry Lyndon
The last Tsar of Russia, sensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his familyNicholas and Alexandra
A biography of Woody Guthrie, one of America's greatest folk singersBound for Glory
A wealthy woman living in Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles with her identity and her sexuality after her husband leaves her for a younger womanAn Unmarried Woman
A women dying of cancer in turn of the century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long repressed feelings between them begin to surfaceCries and Whispers
In the middle of the 19th century a group of Swedes move from Sweden to MinnesotaThe Emigrants
A pair of clandestine lovers in a London-Spain tryst begin to fall in love with each otherA Touch of Class

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