My Discards

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1.
Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)
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New York actors rehearse Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" in a dilapidated theatre. (119 mins.)
Director: Louis Malle
 
2.
Fight Club (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a alter-ego devil-may-care soap maker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more... (139 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
3.
The Outsiders (1983)
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The rivalry between two gangs, the poor greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other. (91 mins.)
Director: Francis Coppola
 
4.
Dune (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule. (137 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
5.
Code Name: Emerald (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
In April 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans... (95 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Sanger
 
6.
Philadelphia (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When a man with AIDS is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit. (125 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
7.
Def-Con 4 (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out... (88 mins.)
 
8.
Garden State (2004)
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A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade. (102 mins.)
Director: Zach Braff
 
9.
Tempest (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius, to the extent where the successful... (140 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
10.
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
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An illegal Nigerian immigrant discovers the unpalatable side of London life. (97 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
11.
Venus Beauty Institute (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Employees of a beauty parlor in search of love and happiness. (105 mins.)
Director: Tonie Marshall
 
12.
The Hours (2002)
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The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives. (114 mins.)
Director: Stephen Daldry
 
13.
Heavy Metal (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror. (86 mins.)
 
14.
David Bowie: Serious Moonlight (1983 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
(87 mins.)
Director: David Mallet
 
15.
Death Takes a Holiday (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Death decides to take a holiday from his usual business to see what it is like to be a mortal. Posing as Prince Sirki... (79 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
16.
Birth (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A young boy attempts to convince a woman that he is her dead husband reborn. (100 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
 
17.
Islands in the Stream (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An isolated sculptor is visited by his three sons just before the start of WWII. (104 mins.)
 
18.
It Happened One Night (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story. (105 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
19.
Escape from New York (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In 1997, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him. (99 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
20.
The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair. (116 mins.)
 
21.
Lost Horizon (1937)
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A plane crash delivers a group of people to the secluded land of Shangri-La -- but is it the miraculous utopia it appears to be? (97 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
22.
Thunder II (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Indian sheriff Thunder is transferred to a small town in the desert. He learns that the corrupt deputy is paid by the drug mob... (90 mins.)
 
23.
Quid Pro Quo (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A semi-paralyzed radio reporter is sent out to investigate a story that leads him into an odd subculture and on a journey of disturbing self-realization. (82 mins.)
Director: Carlos Brooks
 
24.
The African Queen (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In Africa during WWI, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship. (105 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
25.
Amores Perros (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love. (154 mins.)
 
26.
The Untouchables (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team. (119 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
27.
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Recounted in flashback are the romantic perils of Mathieu, a middle-aged French sophisticate as he falls for his 19-year old former chambermaid Conchita. (102 mins.)
Director: Luis Bunuel
 
28.
The Dirt Bike Kid (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
When his mother sends Jack off with money to buy groceries, he comes home with a magic supercharged dirt bike instead... (90 mins.)
Director: Hoite C. Caston
 
29.
Head Office (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Upon graduation from college with a business degree, John Issel is promptly hired by Helmes's company I.N.C... (90 mins.)
Director: Ken Finkleman
 
30.
Paris, France (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Lucy (Leslie Hope), her husband Michael (Victor Ertmanis), and their business partner William (Dan Left)... (112 mins.)
 
31.
Laser Mission (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
Mercenary Gold is sent from the CIA to seize the laser expert Braun in Cuba, before the KGB catches him... (84 mins.)
Director: Beau Davis
 
32.
Waterhole #3 (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After a professional gambler kills a Confederate soldier, he finds a map pinpointing the location in the desert where stolen army gold bullion is buried and he plans to retrieve it but others are searching for it too. (95 mins.)
Director: William Graham
 
33.
The Nude Bomb (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Maxwell Smart is recalled to duty to help fight a villian who threatens to detonate a weapon that destroys clothing. (94 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
 
34.
My Favorite Year (1982)
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A dissolute matinee idol is slated to appear on a live TV variety show. (92 mins.)
 
35.
Poison Ivy (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family. (90 mins.)
Director: Katt Shea Ruben
 
36.
The Executioner of Venice (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
In Venice,during the Inquisition,Sandrigo Bembo,the son of the Doge Giovanni Bembo,is falsely accused of treason out of pure malice by the Grand Inquisitor Rodrigo Zeno. (90 mins.)
Director: Luigi Capuano