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Escape to Victory

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Genre : Action & Adventure
Age Rating : PG
Duration : 1:56:35.12
Release Date : 2005-11-21
Director : John Huston
Country : GBR

Track Price GBP 4.99
Track Rental GBP 3.49

Track HD Price GBP 4.99
Track HD Rental Price GBP 3.49

Sylvester Stallone and Michael Caine play World War II POWs engaged in two sports: a soccer match for their honor against their German captors-and a bid for escape from their prison camp. John Huston directs.

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ANNIE is the story of a plucky, red-haired girl who dreams of life outside her dreary orphanage. One day, Annie (Aileen Quinn) is chosen to stay for one week with the famous billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks (Albert Finney). One week turns into many and the only person standing in the way of Annie's fun is Miss Hannigan, the gin-soaked ruler of the orphanage (played to hilarious perfection by Carol Burnett). Will Miss Hannigan's zany attempts to kidnap the irrepressible Annie succeed? Enjoy all the unforgettable songs, including "It's A Hard Knock Life" and "Tomorrow."

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Landmark movie in the film noir tradition, Roman Polanski's Chinatown stands as a true screen classic. Jack Nicholson is private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite (Faye Dunaway) to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in...Chinatown. Co-starring film legend John Huston and featuring an Academy Award-winning script by Robert Towne, Chinatown captures a lost era in a masterfully woven movie that remains a timeless gem.

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Academy Award winner Humphrey Bogart stars in this classic film noir as tough San Francisco private detective Sam Spade in the classic, convoluted story of Spade's involvement with a deadly band of international thieves who will lie, double cross and murder to obtain a small, jewel-encrusted statue known as The Maltese Falcon. Sam Spade's (Bogart) partner, Miles Archer (Jerome Cowan), accepts a job protecting a young woman (Mary Astor). Neither Spade nor Archer believe the woman or the story she tells them, but they do believe her money. Then, when Archer is murdered, Spade's search for the killer drags him in the web of lies and death spun by the desperate people seeking The Maltese Falcon.

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Academy Award-winning drama stars screen-legend Humphrey Bogart ("Casablanca," "The African Queen"), Walter Huston ("Yankee Doodle Dandy"), and Tim Holt ("The Magnificent Ambersons") as three ill-fated prospectors who set out across the Mexican desert in search of gold but instead find mistrust, betrayal, and death. The legendary John Huston ("The African Queen," "The Maltese Falcon") won an Oscar for his superb direction and screenplay. His father, Walter, received an Oscar for Supporting Actor. Considered by many as Bogart's greatest role, this is a true American classic and was recently selected as one of the fifty best American films of all time by the prestigious American Film Institute. Look for an appearance by young Emmy-winner Robert Blake (TV's "Baretta," "Money Train"). Inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry.

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Classic Kipling adventure about British soldiers trying to bamboozle high priests in remote Kafiristan.

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Retired after years of international espionage, Agent 007 is lured back into action to battle the evil spy organization SMERSH in this parody of the James Bond films. David Niven portrays the aging Bond, who atypically rejects the advances of a variety of women, and agrees to battle SMERSH's hold on the lavish Casino Royale only after organization head M is murdered. Also mixed up in the affair are several other secret agents, all named James Bond, played by everyone from Peter Sellers and Woody Allen to a chimpanzee. A witty, zany parody of Bond, James Bond that perfectly captures the freewheeling spirit of the late 1960s.

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A trio of movie giants come together in this classic romantic adventure, combining John Huston's masterful direction with the electric chemistry of Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn in their sole on-screen pairing. Bogart deservedly won his only Best Actor Oscar for his role as Charlie, the grizzled riverboat captain who forms an unlikely alliance with Hepburn's straight-laced missionary, Rose when they are forced to team up and devise a way of destroying a German gunboat at the outbreak of WWI.

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Roddy McDowall returns as Caesar, the intelligent chimp who led an ape revolution against their human masters in the last installment, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes. Since then, humans nearly rendered themselves extinct in an all-out nuclear war, and the survivors are now beneath the well-preserved ape society. Now a benevolent leader of his people, Caesar supports a peaceful coexistence with humans, much to the dismay of his militant counterpart General Aldo (Claude Akins). When Caesar learns that new evidence regarding his parents’ murder has been found in the Forbidden City, he journeys to the bombarded wasteland with the human MacDonald (Austin Stoker) and the omniscient orangutan Virgil (Paul Williams). While he does find what he is looking for, Caesar also unwittingly awakens a flock of human survivors, who follows his group back home. While the humans prepare for a climactic battle with the apes, General Aldo prepares to challenge Caesar for control, and all hell breaks loose as we witness the BATTLE FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES.

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Bogart and Bacall ignite the screen in this acclaimed story of a war veteran who finds himself in a deadly fight against gangsters who have taken over a Florida hotel during a tropical storm. All-star cast includes Oscar-winner Humphrey Bogart ("Casablanca," "The African Queen"), Oscar-nominee Lauren Bacall ("The Big Sleep," "The Mirror Has Two Faces"), Academy Award-honoree Edward G. Robinson ("Little Caesar," "Double Indemnity"), Oscar-winner Lionel Barrymore ("It's A Wonderful Life") and Claire Trevor ("Murder, My Sweet"), who won an Oscar for her powerful performance as gangster Robinson's mistress. Directed by Academy Award-winner John Huston ("The African Queen," "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre") from a script by Oscar-winner Richard Brooks ("Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," "Blackboard Jungle").

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Disney's 25th full-length animated classic, The Black Cauldron, fills the screen with magic and wonder. This fun-filled tale of heroism overflows with colorful characters, trailblazing animation, and nonstop action. In the mystical land of Prydain, Taran, a young boy who dreams of a future as an invincible warrior, finds himself leading a real-life quest. In a race against the evil Horned King, Taran must be the first to find the mysterious Black Cauldron or the Horned King will unleash its power and take over the world. With the help of a magic sword, an enchanting princess, an adorable clairvoyant pig, and a furry little creature named Gurgi, Taran overcomes winged dragons, the King's monstrous henchmen, three batty witches, and more -- and learns nothing is as powerful as courage and friendship.

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The greatest stories of the Old Testament are brought to the screen with astounding scope and power in this international film which depicts the first 22 chapters of Genesis. This is the spectacular story of man's creation, his fall, his survival and his indomitable faith in the future. From the film's opening amidst cosmic chaos, to its lingering message of hope and salvation, The Bible stands as a monumental motion picture achievement. Legendary director John Huston lends his talents to create a movie of epic proportions.

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A neurotic girl, Stanley, (Academy Award, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Bette Davis -- "All About Eve," "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?") dumps her fiancée, steals her sister's husband, rejects him and manipulates her whole family. Stanley's sister soon falls in love with Stanley's former fiancée, Craig, and they plan to wed. Jealous of this, Stanley leads herself to ruin when she tries to place the blame for a hit and run accident on a young black clerk, who works in Craig's law office. Co-starring Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Olivia de Havilland ("Gone with the Wind," "The Adventures of Robin Hood") and Academy Award-winner Charles Coburn ("Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," "The Lady Eve"). Directed by Academy Award-winner John Huston (The Maltese Falcon," "The African Queen," "Prizzi's Honor").

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Inspired by the life of Hugh Glass, Academy Award-nominee Richard Harris (“Unforgiven”, ”Camelot”) plays a trapper left for dead after being mangled by a mammoth grizzly bear. Struggling to survive in the wilderness, he keeps himself going by planning revenge on the expedition who left him, especially group leader John Huston (Academy award-winner actor-director of “Chinatown”, “The Treasures of the Sierra Madre”). Similar to Man in the Wilderness, The Revenant (starring Leonardo DiCaprio) is also based on the story of Hugh Glass.

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A sexy divorcée falls for an over-the-hill cowboy who is struggling to maintain his romantically independent lifestyle in early-sixties Nevada.

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Nominated for four Academy Awards, this Oscar-winning adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play stars Oscar-winner Richard Burton ("The Spy Who Came in from the Cold," "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?") as an alcoholic de-frocked minister who works as a tour guide in Mexico and becomes involved with a Nantucket spinster, a hotel owner, and a seductive teenager. Oscar-nominee Ava Gardner ("Mogambo") portrays the hotel owner, Oscar-winner Debora Kerr ("From Here to Eternity") is the Nantucket spinster, and Sue Lyon ("Lolita") plays the seductive teen. Produced by Oscar-winner Ray Stark ("The Goodbye Girl," "Funny Face," "Annie") and directed by Academy Award winner John Huston ("The African Queen," "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre").

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The director and stars of "Maltese Falcon" Oscar-winner Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, John Huston and nominee Sydney Greenstreet reunite in this adventure classic. Bogart, an American Army Officer, is booted out of service on false charges of treason. As he sails to China, because no other military will accept him, he comes into contact with a series of seedy characters. As a running battle of words continues with Sydney Greenstreet, a spy on the boat, Bogart keeps all eyes focused on the love of his life. With an all-star cast this is an enjoyable, high- spirited action-film.

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Acclaimed director John Huston’s (The African Queen, The Maltese Falcon, Key Largo) authoritative, masterly version of Herman Melville’s fabled novel is cinema at its most spectacular. Intelligently adapted by novelist Ray Bradbury, Moby Dick draws upon the narration of the surviving shipmate of a terrible tragedy to tell the classic tale of Captain Ahab’s (Gregory Peck) obsessive hunt for the great white whale that has dictated his destiny ever since leaving him a peg-legged cripple. In a perilous journey that will take Ahab and his crew to the ends of the earth, no sacrifice is too great in Ahab’s thirst for bloody revenge. Stunningly shot and impressively staged – Moby Dick is an exciting, epic work bolstered by first rate performances (as Father Mapple, Orson Welles delivers a charismatic, show-stopping cameo) and Huston’s audacious vision.

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Screen-legend superstars and Academy Award-winners Elizabeth Taylor ("Cleopatra") and Marlon Brando ("The Godfather") star in John Huston's ("The Maltese Falcon," "The African Queen") intriguing melodrama of repressed love and obsession set in a Southern army base. With Oscar-nominee Robert Forster ("Jackie Brown") and Oscar-nominee and Emmy-winner Julie Harris ("East of Eden"). Based on Carson McCullers' novel.

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Fat City is a powerful and gripping story about personal wins and losses in the raw, rugged world of mateur boxing. Directed by legendary, Oscar®-winning filmmaker John Huston (1948 Best Director and Best Screenplay, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre), the film stars the incredible talents of Stacy Keach (American History X, TV’s “The New Mike Hammer”), Jeff Bridges (Jagged Edge, The Mirror Has Two Faces), Candy Clark (At Close Range, American Graffiti) and Susan Tyrrell (Cry-Baby, Powder), in her 1972 Best Supporting Actress Oscar®-nominated performance. Newly remastered.