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1.
Island at War (2004 Mini-Series)
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Period: Second World War. A quiet channel island community is thrown into turmoil by the invasion forces of Nazi Germany. (540 mins.)
“ Acorn. 3 DVDs. Channel Islands, the only part of the British Isles invaded and occupied by the Germans. First copy was bad, got another one. ” - pd78w
 
2.
19-2 (2014 TV Series)
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Character-driven drama, 19-2 revolves around the day-to-day life of two unwilling partners of the Montreal Police Department... (60 mins.)
“ Season 3 ” - pd78w
 
3.
Grafters (1998 TV Series)
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In a bitter sweet drama, two dysfunctional brothers Joe and Trevor Purvis, are forced to work together for economic reasons... (54 mins.)
“ Acorn. Season 1. Robson Green (Grantchester). Two dysfunctional brothers become home contractors. Badly. Awful show, only watched first 2 episodes. Don't get Season 2. ” - pd78w
 
4.
Enemy at the Door (1978 TV Series)
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Drama about the Nazi occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II. (650 mins.)
“ Series 1. Acorn. Nazis invade Channel Islands. John Nettles is Ep. 8 Officers of the Law. His book is Jewels and Jackboots. Didn't watch, too depressing to see Nazis take over an island. ” - pd78w
 
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Enemy at the Door (1978 TV Series)
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Drama about the Nazi occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II. (650 mins.)
“ Series 2. Acorn. Nazies invade Channel Islands. Didn't watch, too depressing to see Nazis take over an island. ” - pd78w
 
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Rogue (2013 TV Series)
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Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective, is tormented by the possibility that... (50 mins.)
“ Season 1. Ian Tracey in this but couldn't save it. RT audience love it, critics don't. We hated it. Don't get more. ” - pd78w
 
7.
The Casual Vacancy (2015 Mini-Series)
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The citizens of the small British town of Pagford fight for the spot on the parish council after Barry Fairbrother dies. (180 mins.)
“ Library has this on the shelf. People living in the English village of Pagford are turned upside down as several citizens fight for a position on the parish council following a mysterious death. Michael Gambon, Keeley Hawes (Corfu) http://variety.com/2015/tv/reviews/the-casual-vacancy-hbo-miniseries-review-1201476975/ ” - pd78w
 
8.
Arrival (2016)
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When twelve mysterious spacecrafts appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors. (116 mins.)
“ Ending explained. http://www.vulture.com/2016/11/arrivals-twist-is-more-than-a-surprise-ending.html ” - pd78w
 
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The Magnificent Seven (2016)
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Seven gunmen in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves. (132 mins.)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
“ In development, Denzel and maybe Brad Pitt ” - pd78w
 
10.
Wire in the Blood (2002 TV Series)
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A psychologist gets inside of the minds of both killers and victims to aid the police in solving gruesome serial killings in Northern England. (69 mins.)
“ Season 1. ” - pd78w
 
11.
The Night Manager (2016 Mini-Series)
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The night manager of a Cairo hotel is recruited to infiltrate an arms dealer's inner circle. (358 mins.)
“ AMC BBC. Ex-British soldier is recruited by MI-6 to infiltrate the inner circle of an arms trader. James Bond-type, Post-Cold War spies. 6 1/2 hours. Asked Jerry if I should record the marathon of Season 1 on AMC. ” - pd78w
 
12.
The Last Panthers (2015 TV Series)
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Independent Claims Specialist Naomi (Samantha Morton) is given the job by her boss, Tom (Sir John Hurt)... (48 mins.)
Director: Johan Renck
“ Most of the dialogue was not English. Got tired of reading the entire movie. Good story, but gave up. Don't get more if they come out with Season 2. Acorn. When several diamonds are stolen from a jewelry store in Marseilles, the heist bears the hallmarks of the supposedly retired Pink Panther gang. ” - pd78w
 
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Suspects (2014 TV Series)
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An unscripted crime/drama series centered on a team of three detectives - each with their own distinctive style of working. (48 mins.)
“ Seasons 3-4 (both seasons in one box) ” - pd78w
 
14.
Suspects (2014 TV Series)
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An unscripted crime/drama series centered on a team of three detectives - each with their own distinctive style of working. (48 mins.)
“ Season 5. Season 6 pending. http://releasedatetv.com/suspects-series-6-start-premiere-date/ http://tonights.tv/shows/suspects-season-6-release-date-premiere-come-on-when-does-channel/ ” - pd78w
 
15.
Grace and Frankie (2015 TV Series)
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Finding out that their husbands are not just work partners, but have also been romantically involved for the last 20 years, two women with an already strained relationship try to cope with the circumstances together. (30 mins.)
“ Season 2 ” - pd78w
 
16.
The Dressmaker (2015)
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A glamorous woman returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong. (119 mins.)
“ Kate Winslett. Australian returns to hometown. ” - pd78w
 
17.
Inferno (2016)
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When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot. (121 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ Tom Hanks (Da Vinci Code sequel) ” - pd78w
 
18.
Manchester by the Sea (2016)
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A depressed uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies. (137 mins.)
“ Casey Affleck, Matthew Broderick, Michelle Williams. An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies. ” - pd78w
 
19.
Wire in the Blood (2002 TV Series)
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A psychologist gets inside of the minds of both killers and victims to aid the police in solving gruesome serial killings in Northern England. (69 mins.)
“ Season 2. Library has all 6 seasons. ” - pd78w
 
20.
Assassin's Creed (2016)
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Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar de Nerha and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, before taking on the secret Templar society. (115 mins.)
Director: Justin Kurzel
“ Jerry said this was awful. ” - pd78w
 
21.
Café Society (2016)
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In the 1930s, a Bronx native moves to Hollywood and falls in love with a young woman who is seeing a married man. (96 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
“ Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, Steve Carell (replaced Bruce Willis). Woody Allen period feature. ” - pd78w
 
22.
Passengers (2016)
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A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early. (116 mins.)
Director: Morten Tyldum
“ Jennifer Lawrence. A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. ” - pd78w
 
23.
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
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WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. (139 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
“ Directed by Mel Gibson. RJ said it was weak like a Hallmark movie. WWII American Army Medic refuses to kill people and becomes first Conscientious Objector in American history to be awarded the Medal of Honor. Got a little preachy at the end. Very Christian. ” - pd78w
 
24.
The Night Of (2016 Mini-Series)
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After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder. (60 mins.)
“ John Turturro. After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder. Based on a British TV series that ran from 2008-09 called "Criminal Justice." ” - pd78w
 
25.
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
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A wealthy art gallery owner receives a draft of her ex-husband's new novel, and once she starts reading it she just cannot put it down. (116 mins.)
Director: Tom Ford
“ Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal. An art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale. Early ratings are very good. ” - pd78w
 
26.
Live by Night (2016)
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A group of Boston-bred gangsters set up shop in balmy Florida during the Prohibition era, facing off against the competition and the Ku Klux Klan. (129 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
“ Ben Affleck. Set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime. Scott Eastwood credited as his brother but he never appeared in the movie. ” - pd78w
 
27.
Hap and Leonard (2016 TV Series)
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Set in the late 1980's, Hap and Leonard is a darkly comic swamp noir of two best friends, one femme fatale, a crew of washed up revolutionaries, a pair of murderous psycho killers, some lost loot, and the fuzz. (60 mins.)
Director: Jim Mickle
“ Season 1. Based on the novels by Joe R. Lansdale, the six-hour series event follows Hap Collins, an East Texas white boy with a weakness for Southern women, and Leonard Pine, a gay, black Vietnam vet with a hot temper. When Hap's seductive ex-wife Trudy resurfaces with a deal they can't refuse, a simple get-rich-quick scheme snowballs into bloody mayhem. ” - pd78w
 
28.
Why Him? (2016)
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A holiday gathering threatens to go off the rails when Ned Fleming realizes that his daughter's Silicon Valley millionaire boyfriend is about to pop the question. (111 mins.)
Director: John Hamburg
“ Bryan Cranston and James Franco. Didn't expect much, didn't get much. ” - pd78w
 
29.
Churchill's Secret (2016 TV Movie)
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British Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953, which is consequently kept a secret from the rest of the world. (100 mins.)
“ Library has this now. In the summer of 1953, Yorkshire nurse Millie Appleyard is rushed to a secret location to care for a patient. Winston Churchill (Michael Gambon), England's elderly prime minister, has suffered a stroke. As his wife and family gather at his bedside, tensions rise to the surface and the cabinet schemes over his succession. With Matthew Macfadyen. ” - pd78w
 
30.
Allied (2016)
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In 1942, a Canadian intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war. (124 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Brad Pitt, Jared Harris (Mad Men). ” - pd78w
 
31.
Fences (2016)
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A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. (139 mins.)
“ An African American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life. Denzel Washington, Viola Davis ” - pd78w
 
32.
A Place to Call Home (2013 TV Series)
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A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia. (60 mins.)
“ Season 4, sometime later 2016 ” - pd78w
 
33.
Vice Principals (2016 TV Series)
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An over protective father is obsessed with becoming a principal and competes against the popular vice principal. However something happens that makes them work together to save the day. (30 mins.)
“ Awful. Walton Goggins from Justified. Don't get more. ” - pd78w
 
34.
800 Words (2015 TV Series)
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A recently widowed father, quits his job as a popular 800 word columnist for a top selling Sydney newspaper... (50 mins.)
Director: Mike Smith
“ Season 1. Tried first episode, couldn't get into it. Don't get more. Library has, no wait. Not long after the death of his wife, grieving Sydney columnists decides to make a fresh start, buys a house in a small New Zealand seaside town. ” - pd78w
 
35.
The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
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High-school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother. (104 mins.)
“ Woody Harrelson, Kyra Sedgwick. High-school life gets even more unbearable for Nadine when her best friend, Krista, starts dating her older brother. Didn't live up to all the hype. ” - pd78w
 
36.
Doctor Strange (2016)
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While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts. (115 mins.)
“ Rachel McAdams, Benedict Cumberbatch. A neurosurgeon with a destroyed career sets out to repair his hands only to find himself protecting the world from inter-dimensional threats. ” - pd78w
 
37.
Last Cab to Darwin (2015)
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When Rex, a Broken Hill cab driver, is told he doesn't have long to live, he sets out on an epic journey to Darwin in a bid to die on his own terms. (123 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Sims
“ Australian? Rex is a cab driver who has never left the mining town of Broken Hill in his life. Great reviews on RT, hardly any holds. Get this soon. ” - pd78w
 
38.
Grafters (1998 TV Series)
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In a bitter sweet drama, two dysfunctional brothers Joe and Trevor Purvis, are forced to work together for economic reasons... (54 mins.)
“ Watched first 3 episodes of Season 1. Just couldn't get into it, despite liking Robson Green. Don't get it again. ” - pd78w
 
39.
Line of Duty (2012 TV Series)
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DS Steve Arnott is transferred to the police anti-corruption unit after the death of a man in a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation. (60 mins.)
“ Series 2. Was much better than Series 1. Library has one more season. There are a total of 5. Season 4 aired March 2017. ” - pd78w
 
40.
Criminal (2016)
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In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes that he will complete the operative's mission. (113 mins.)
Director: Ariel Vromen
“ Library has this. Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones. In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes that he will complete the operative's mission. ” - pd78w
 
41.
Victoria (2016 TV Series)
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The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert. (60 mins.)
“ Season 1. The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert. Began August 2016. ” - pd78w
 
42.
Still Mine (2012)
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An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home. (102 mins.)
Director: Michael McGowan
“ An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home. Australia. Library has this. ” - pd78w
 
43.
Patriots Day (2016)
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The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible. (133 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
“ Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons hunt Boston Marathon bomber. ” - pd78w
 
44.
DCI Banks (2010 TV Series)
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The tenacious and stubborn DCI Banks unravels disturbing murder mysteries aided by his young assistants, DS Annie Cabbot and DI Helen Morton. (45 mins.)
“ Aug-Sep 2016. IMDb calls this Season 6. Amazon calls it Season 5, so does library. DVD Release Date: March 7, 2017. To Burn in Every Drop of Blood, A Little Bit of Heart, Undertow. Need to look for DVD later this year. ” - pd78w
 
45.
Sins of Our Youth (2014)
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Sins of Our Youth is the story of four teenagers who accidentally murder a younger boy while shooting off assault weapons recreationally and the perilous decisions they make in the wake of the murder. (93 mins.)
Director: Gary Entin
“ Story of four teenagers who accidentally murder a younger boy while shooting off assault weapons recreationally and the perilous decisions they make in the wake of the murder. ” - pd78w
 
46.
The Witness for the Prosecution (2016 Mini-Series)
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The hunt is on to find the murderer of a wealthy glamorous heiress who is found dead in her London townhouse. Based on the short story by Agatha Christie. (120 mins.)
Director: Julian Jarrold
“ Acorn. Story of the brutal and bloodthirsty murder of the glamorous Emily French (Kim Cattrall). With Toby Jones. Aired Dec 2016. ” - pd78w
 
47.
The Syndicate (2012 TV Series)
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Each series features a different group of people whose lives turn upside down after they jointly win the lottery. (60 mins.)
“ The Syndicate [videodisc] : all or nothing / written by Kay Mellor http://ilsweb.lvccld.org/record=b2031149~S12 The once-impressive Hazelwood Manor has been in the family of Lord Hazelwood since the eighteenth century. 2 DVDs ” - pd78w
 
48.
The Great Train Robbery (2013 Mini-Series)
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A two-part drama which portrays The Great Train Robbery of 8 August 1963, firstly from the point of view of the robbers and then from the point of view of the police who set out to identify and catch the robbers. (180 mins.)
“ A two-part drama of 8 August 1963, firstly from the point of view of the robbers and then from the point of view of the police who set out to identify and catch the robbers. ” - pd78w
 
49.
The Trust (2016)
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A pair of cops investigating a drug invasion stumble upon a mysterious bank vault. (92 mins.)
“ Nicolas Cage, Elijah Wood in Las Vegas. Cannot believe how terrible this movie was. Ugh. ” - pd78w
 
50.
Jack Taylor: Cross (2016 TV Movie)
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Jack is asked by Kate to meet with the family of a young man that is murdered by crucifiction. (88 mins.)
Director: Stuart Orme
“ Set 3 includes three all new feature-length mysteries. Cross, Headstone, Purgatory. Early 2016 air date. Iain Glen returns in the starring role of Jack Taylor. No word on future episodes. ” - pd78w
 
51.
As Time Goes By (1992 TV Series)
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The Korean War and a long lost letter separate the lives of young lovers Jean and Lionel, whose paths cross again by happenstance. (60 mins.)
“ Series 1 & 2. BBC. Very dated with annoying laugh track. Couldn't watch, don't get more. Judi Dench. Relationship between two former lovers who meet unexpectedly after not having been in contact for 38 years. Library has up to Seasons 8-9 plus Reunion Specials. ” - pd78w
 
52.
Versailles (2015 TV Series)
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In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things. (52 mins.)
Director: Jalil Lespert
“ Season 1. AWFUL AWFUL AWFUL!!! DON'T EVER GET MORE. Watched first episode, could not take another one. In 1667, the powerful king of France, Louis XIV, is but 28 years old when he decides to build Versailles, the greatest palace in the world. ” - pd78w
 
53.
Indian Summers (2015 Mini-Series)
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Drama set in 1932 during the final years of British colonial rule in India.
“ Season 1. Drama set in 1932 during the final years of British colonial rule in India. Indian accents are annoying, we gave up after one episode. Don't get Season 2 or any other seasons. ” - pd78w
 
54.
Home Fires (2015 TV Series)
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A drama following a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community during World War II. (45 mins.)
“ Season 2, 2016. No Season 3 unless it gets picked up by another station. See info in 2017 file. ” - pd78w
 
55.
Office Christmas Party (2016)
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When his uptight CEO sister threatens to shut down his branch, the branch manager throws an epic Christmas party in order to land a big client and save the day, but the party gets way out of hand... (105 mins.)
“ Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman ” - pd78w
 
56.
Endeavour (2012 TV Series)
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Set in the 1960s, the show follows Endeavour Morse in his early years as a police constable. Working alongside his senior partner DI Fred Thursday, Morse engages in a number of investigations around Oxford. (89 mins.)
“ Season 3. Ridiculous story lines. Tiger in a maze??? We watched 3 our of 4, then gave up. Don't get this series anymore, even though Seasons 4-5 are on the schedule for future. ” - pd78w
 
57.
The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
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A scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie. (111 mins.)
Director: Colm McCarthy
“ Paddy Considine, Glenn Close. Humanity has been all but destroyed by a fungal disease that eradicates free will and turns its victims into flesh-eating 'hungries'. Only a small group of children seem to be immune to its effects. ” - pd78w
 
58.
The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013 TV Series)
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Dr Lucien Blake left Ballarat as a young man. But now he finds himself returning, to take over not only his dead father's medical practice, but also his on-call role as the town's police surgeon. (57 mins.)
“ Season 3. Good show to fall asleep to. Very mild/boring stories. (We kept falling asleep for Seasons 1 & 2, too.) ” - pd78w
 
59.
Orange Is the New Black (2013 TV Series)
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Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life changing prison can really be. (59 mins.)
“ Season 4 started June 2016 ” - pd78w
 
60.
An Klondike (2015 TV Series)
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The story of the Connolly Brothers; three Irish emigrants who travel from Montana to the Yukon during the Klondike gold rush of the 1890's in the hope of striking it rich. (52 mins.)
Director: Dathaí Keane
“ AKA Dominion Creek. Season 1. Acorn. Three Irish emigrant brothers travel from Montana to the Yukon during the Klondike gold rush in the hope of striking it rich. They settle in the town of Dominion Creek, where they feud with Jacob Hopkins, the man who runs the town. Season 2 was released June 2017. ” - pd78w
 
61.
Doctor Thorne (2016 TV Series)
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The life of penniless Mary Thorne, who grows up with her Uncle, Dr Thorne, and her relationship with the family at nearby Greshamsbury Park estate. (48 mins.)
“ Acorn. Season 1, 4 episodes. From Julian Fellowes, the Downton Abbey guy. Story was very week. From an Anthony Trollope novel. No comparison to Pride & Prejudice. Don't get anything else from this Julian Fellowes guy. He's a pompous ass. ” - pd78w
 
62.
Lion (2016)
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A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. (118 mins.)
Director: Garth Davis
“ Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman. A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. Nominated for Golden Globe and Oscar. Excellent movie. Deserved all the awards and nominations. ” - pd78w
 
63.
Paul (2011)
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Two English comic book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51. (104 mins.)
Director: Greg Mottola
“ Saw this 6-2-17. Two British comic-book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51. This was really funny! Simon Pegg, Seth Rogen (voice of Paul). Spielberg voice cameo. ” - pd78w
 
64.
Lark Rise to Candleford (2008 TV Series)
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An adaptation of Flora Thompson's autobiographical novel "Lark Rise To Candleford", set in 19 century Oxfordshire, in which a young girl moves to the local market town to begin an apprenticeship as a postmistress. (53 mins.)
“ Season 1 ” - pd78w
 
65.
The Take (2016)
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A young con artist and an unruly CIA agent embark on an anti-terrorist mission in France. (92 mins.)
Director: James Watkins
“ A rogue CIA agent (Idris Elba) forms an unlikely partnership with a pickpocket (Richard Madden) to stop a terrorist conspiracy in Paris. ” - pd78w
 
66.
Happy Valley (2014 TV Series)
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Catherine Cawood is the sergeant on duty when flustered and nervous accountant Kevin Weatherill comes into her West Yorkshire station to report a crime. (58 mins.)
Director: Euros Lyn
“ Season 1. See 2017 for future seasons. As of today, none are available for Region 1. Sarah Lancashire shines as Catherine Cawood, a hard-working, earthy police sergeant who strides her beautiful patch of Yorkshire. ” - pd78w
 
67.
Call the Midwife (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late 1950s to early 1960s. (60 mins.)
“ Season 6. Aired early 2017. DVD came out in June 2017. BBC One has ordered Seasons 7, 8, 9. ” - pd78w
 
68.
Graves (2016 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Former President Richard Graves has the epiphany, twenty years after leaving office, that his policies have damaged the country for decades. This, as his wife, the former First Lady, has political ambitions of her own. (30 mins.)
“ Season 1. Nick Nolte. President Richard Graves, a former two-term POTUS, embarks on a Don Quixote-like quest to right the wrongs of his administration. Really awful. We had to quit after one episode. Can't believe it was picked up for Season 2 by Epix. Whatever... don't get any more. ” - pd78w
 
69.
The Messenger (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An American soldier struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer. (113 mins.)
Director: Oren Moverman
 
70.
Sons of Liberty (2015 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America. Based on true stories. (270 mins.)
“ Saw Season 1. Was not picked up for another season. 3 episodes total. https://premieredate.news/tv-series/2916-sons-of-liberty.html ” - pd78w
 
71.
The Founder (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence and ruthlessness. (115 mins.)
“ Michael Keaton plays Ray Kroc, founder of McD. Jan 20 ” - pd78w
 
72.
Gold (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on a journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. (120 mins.)
Director: Stephen Gaghan
“ Premier Jan 2017. An unlikely pair venture to the Indonesian jungle in search of gold. Matthew McConaughey ” - pd78w
 
73.
Above Suspicion (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The murder of a young actress starts an investigation that uncovers on-screen tensions, a complex private life, controversial memoirs, and suspected abuse. (46 mins.)
“ Set 3. Silent Scream. We ended up not really liking this show. Don't get more of them again. (Bad copy has cover marked with blue dot in the big white "3" of Set 3.) ” - pd78w
 
74.
Six (2017 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Navy SEAL Team Six attempt to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan when they discover an American citizen working with the enemy. (60 mins.)
“ Season 1. There will be a Season 2 in 2018, but probably not with Walton Goggins from Justified. ” - pd78w
 
75.
Rogue One (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow. (133 mins.)
Director: Gareth Edwards
“ The next film in the Star Wars universe takes us back before the events of A New Hope to tell the story of a group of Rebel spies on a mission to take down the Death Star. Darth Vader will be returning alongside a cast including Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed and Donnie Yen ” - pd78w
 
76.
Blindspot (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Jane Doe is found in Times Square with no memory and mysterious tattoos on her body. (42 mins.)
“ Season 1. A mysterious Jane Doe is discovered in Times Square, covered in cryptic tattoos with no memory of who she is. 5 DVDs. I ended up kind of liking this. ” - pd78w
 
77.
Outsiders (2016 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A struggle for power and control set in the rugged and mysterious hills of Appalachia, "Outsiders" tells the story of the Farrell clan... (60 mins.)
“ Season 2 Jan 2017 on WGN. Cancelled, no Season 3. WGN owned by Tribune, bought by Sinclair. Sinclair agreed to buy Tribune for $3.9 billion. Maybe a chance they'll reconsider Outsiders Season 3? ” - pd78w
 
78.
Despicable Me (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better. (95 mins.)
“ Saw ” - pd78w
 
79.
The Great Wall (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures. (103 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
“ Matt Damon. More like a fantasy. A lot of CGI. I didn't finish, Jerry did. ” - pd78w
 
80.
A Monster Calls (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness. (108 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
“ Boy seeks the help of a tree monster. Too animated, like a kid's movie. Didn't finish. ” - pd78w
 
81.
The Great Wall (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures. (103 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
“ Matt Damon. More like a fantasy. A lot of CGI. I didn't finish, Jerry did. ” - pd78w
 
82.
A Monster Calls (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness. (108 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
“ Boy seeks the help of a tree monster. Too animated, like a kid's movie. Didn't finish. ” - pd78w
 
83.
Inspector Lewis (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them. (90 mins.)
“ Season 3. UK version has subtitles. Get more! Good to take naps to. ” - pd78w
 
84.
The Level (2016 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A police detective finds herself at the centre of the most dangerous case of her life when she is seconded... (60 mins.)
“ Season 1. We liked this Acorn detective show. Season 2 still in limbo. http://ilsweb.lvccld.org/record=b2041700~S4 ” - pd78w
 
85.
Serangoon Road (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Serangoon Road is a detective noir series set against the tumultuous backdrop of 1960s Singapore.
“ Our copy was bad. Disk 1 kept freezing up. Marked with blue dot in first white star on front. Asked for another copy. http://ilsweb.lvccld.org/record=b1975967~S12 Set in Singapore in the mid-1960s. Australian expatriate with a shadowy past who joins a local detective agency. Really liked it, too bad there's no Season 2. ” - pd78w
 
86.
Buffalo (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Shaken by the sudden death of his ex-wife, Roger steals a cab from his job and sets out to find the son he hasn't seen in more than thirty years. (78 mins.)
“ A lonely cab driver diagnosed with a terminal illness who is inspired to hit the road to find the son he hasn't seen in over 30 years. Tried it, like watching an amateur film. ” - pd78w
 
87.
The Sense of an Ending (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A man becomes haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life. (108 mins.)
Director: Ritesh Batra
“ Tony Webster (Jim Broadbent) leads a reclusive and quiet existence until long buried secrets from his past force him to face the flawed recollections of his younger self, the truth about his first love (Charlotte Rampling) and the devastating consequences of decisions made a lifetime ago. ” - pd78w
 
88.
Wilson (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man reunites with his estranged wife and meets his teenage daughter for the first time. (94 mins.)
Director: Craig Johnson
“ Woody Harrelson. A lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man reunites with his estranged wife and meets his teenage daughter for the first time. Tried it, really bad. Never even got to see the daughter! ” - pd78w
 
89.
Broadchurch (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart. (48 mins.)
“ Saw Seasons 1 & 2. ” - pd78w
 
90.
The Light Between Oceans (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from a drifting rowing boat. (133 mins.)
“ DreamWorks. Advisor was Bryan Brown of Thorn Birds ” - pd78w
 
91.
Life (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth. (104 mins.)
Director: Daniel Espinosa
“ A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form, that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth. Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds. ” - pd78w
 
92.
Danger UXB (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Brian Ash (Anthony Andrews) is a young lieutenant who is assigned to a UXB unit in the early days of World War II... (60 mins.)
“ Acorn. Library has this. 4 DVDs. A young lieutenant who is assigned to a UXB unit in the early days of World War II. UXB (UneXploded Bomb) is the signal that an aerial bomb has not exploded. Ash's job is to deactivate German bombs, some of which have fuses specifically designed to kill him. ” - pd78w
 
93.
Vera (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her team face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape. (90 mins.)
“ Season 1. Disc 1: Hidden Depths, Disc 2: Telling Tales, Disc 3: The Crow Trap, Disc 4: Little Lazarus ” - pd78w
 
94.
Major Crimes (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Closer (2005) spin-off series, which follows Captain Raydor of the Los Angeles Police Department. (43 mins.)
“ Season 5. Downgraded rating from 9 to 5 after Kyra Sedgwick (Thank-You) left. We didn't even finish Season 5. Probably don't get any more. The gay kid, Rusty, is really annoying. ” - pd78w
 
95.
Inspector Lewis (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them. (90 mins.)
“ Season 4. Old Unhappy Far Off Things. Wild Justice. The Mind Has Mountains. The Gift of Promise. Wikipedia calls this Season 5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Lewis_episodes ” - pd78w
 
96.
Inspector Lewis (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them. (90 mins.)
“ Series 3. Has subtitles. WE SAW THIS! Wikipedia calls this Season 4 except for one show.
Disc 1: Counter culture blues. (Wiki calls this Season 3.) The Dead of winter.
Disc 2: Dark matter. Your sudden death question.
Disc 3 Falling darkness.
https://ilsweb.lvccld.org/record=b1770883~S12 ” - pd78w
 
97.
The Daughter (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The story follows a man who returns home to discover a long-buried family secret, and whose attempts to put things right threaten the lives of those he left home years before. (96 mins.)
Director: Simon Stone
“ Geoffrey Rush, Sam Neill. After a fifteen-year absence, Christian returns home to rural New South Wales for the marriage of his father, Henry, the wealthy owner of the local mill that's been the economic bedrock of the community for generations. ” - pd78w
 
98.
20th Century Women (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979. (119 mins.)
Director: Mike Mills
“ Really awful, watched first 10 minutes and gave up. The story of three women who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s ” - pd78w
 
99.
Striking Out (2017 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When Tara discovers her fiancé and fellow solicitor Eric has been cheating with a colleague, she leaves... (50 mins.)
“ Season 1 began March 2017. Acorn. Irish. When Tara discovers her fiancé and fellow solicitor Eric has been cheating with a colleague, she leaves him and their prestigious law firm to set up her own practice specializing in family and divorce law. ” - pd78w
 
100.
The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion. (127 mins.)
Director: Niki Caro
“ The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion. ” - pd78w