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  • The Canterbury Tales [Blu-ray] [1972] The Canterbury Tales | Blu Ray | (27/04/2009) from £11.99  |  Saving you £11.38 (45.50%)  |  RRP £24.99

    The second part of Pasolini's trilogy is based on the 14th century stories of Geoffrey Chaucer. Plunging with gusto into some of the blackest and bawdiest of the tales Pasolini celebrates almost every conceivable form of sexual act with a rich earthy humour. The film's visual magic is complimented by this new high-definition restoration. Tom Baker is included in a largely British cast with the director himself taking on the role of Chaucer.

  • A Bridge Too Far [Blu-ray] A Bridge Too Far | Blu Ray | (01/01/2009) from £7.59  |  Saving you £5.40 (41.60%)  |  RRP £12.99

    A Bridge Too Far, Official UK region B release, includes trailers, 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio, widescreen 2:35:1

  • John Q. [Blu-ray] [2002] John Q. | Blu Ray | (13/04/2009) from £2.69  |  Saving you £12.30 (82.10%)  |  RRP £14.99

    John Q. Archibald (Denzel Washington Training Day Remember the Titans) is an ordinary man whose life revolves around his family. His wife Denise (Kimberly Elise Beloved Set It Off) and young son Michael (Daniel E. Smith) are his world. But when Michael falls seriously ill and needs an emergency heart transplant operation that John Q. can't afford and his health insurance won't cover he vows to do whatever it will take to keep his son alive. With time and options running out a desperate gamble becomes his only hope - he takes the hospital emergency room hostage. In addition John Q. stars Robert Duvall (Gone In 60 Seconds The Godfather) Eddie Griffin (Armageddon Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo) Shawn Hatosy (Outside Providence In & Out) Anne Heche (Six Days Seven Nights Psycho) Ray Liotta (Hannibal Heartbreakers) James Woods (Any Given Sunday Virgin Suicides) and is directed by Nick Cassavetes.

  • Persepolis [Blu-ray] [2007] Persepolis | Blu Ray | (18/08/2008) from £7.99  |  Saving you £17.00 (68.00%)  |  RRP £24.99

    Persepolis is a poignant story of a young girl in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. It is through the eyes of the precocious and outspoken nine year old Marjane that we see a people's hopes dashed as fundementalists take power - forcing the veil on women and imprisoning thousands. Clever and fearless she outsmarts the 'guardians' and discovers punk. Yet when her uncle is senselessly executed - and as bombs fall around Tehran - the daily fear that permeates life in Iran is palpable. As she gets older Marjane's boldness causes her parents to worry over her continued safety. And so - at age fourteen - they make the difficult decision to send her to school in Austria. Vulnerable and alone in a strange land she endures the typical ordeals of a teenager.

  • V For Vendetta [Blu-ray] [2006] V For Vendetta | Blu Ray | (07/07/2008) from £6.99  |  Saving you £13.00 (65.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain V For Vendetta tells the story of a young working-class woman named Evey who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V'. Profoundly complex V is at once literary flamboyant tender and intellectual a man dedicated to freeing his fellow citizens from those who have terrorized them into compliance... The Matrix Trilogy writing/directing team of Larry & Andy Wachowski adapt Alan Moore's seminal graphic novel into a thought-provoking blockbuster.

  • The Cruel Sea [1953] The Cruel Sea | DVD | (15/01/2007) from £2.99  |  Saving you £9.27 (71.40%)  |  RRP £12.99

    The courageous story of the Battle of the Atlantic: a story of an ocean a ship and a handful of men. The brave crew are the heroes. The heroine is the ship. The only villain is the sea that man and war have made even more brutal...

  • The Pacific [DVD] The Pacific | DVD | (03/01/2011) from £5.28  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £12.99

    The fiercest enemies and the bloodiest battles from WWII's Pacific campaign. Witness shootouts and hand-to-hand warfare come to exhilarating life using recreations state of the art CGI archive footage and eyewitness testimony. The battles for Okinawa Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima were some of the most tactically vital and mercilessly brutal in the entire war and saw US troops facing an enemy that in most cases would rather die than surrender. Now almost 70 years on from that fateful and fearful time experience the weapons the leaders the personalities and the determination that enabled the Allies to emerge victorious from the bloodbath of the Pacific Theatre.

  • Outpost [2008] Outpost | DVD | (15/09/2008) from £3.00  |  Saving you £12.99 (81.20%)  |  RRP £15.99

    Set in war-torn Eastern Europe a band of battle-worn mercenaries undertake a dangerous mission into a no-man's land at the behest of a mysterious businessman. When they locate and secure a disused military bunker they also discover a terrifying secret that has laid buried for half a century--and which they'll have to fight to survive.

  • Juno [Blu-ray] [2007] Juno | Blu Ray | (09/06/2008) from £5.72  |  Saving you £20.27 (78.00%)  |  RRP £25.99

    Juno (Page) is a whip-smart teenage girl confronting an unplanned pregnancy by her classmate Bleeker (Cera). With the help of her hot best friend Leah (Thirlby) Juno finds her unborn child a ""perfect"" set of parents: an affluent suburban couple Mark and Vanessa (Bateman and Garner) longing to adopt. Luckily Juno has the total support of her parents (Simmons and Janney) as she faces some tough decisions flirts with adulthood and ultimately figures out where she belongs.

  • The Decameron [Blu-ray] [1970] The Decameron | Blu Ray | (27/04/2009) from £7.75  |  Saving you £4.86 (19.40%)  |  RRP £24.99

    The first of Pasolini's colourful entertaining and highly erotic Trilogy of Life films The Decameron tells ten stories based on 14th century originals. Full of bawdy earthy spirit and presented in high definition restoration the film romps through its tales of sex and death - of lusty nuns and priests cuckolded husbands murdered lovers and grave robber - with five of the stories linked by the character of an intriguing artist played by Pasolini himself.

  • The Army Game - Complete Series The Army Game - Complete Series | DVD | (25/08/2008) from £14.75  |  Saving you £25.24 (63.10%)  |  RRP £39.99

    The Army Game was a sitcom giant of its time and one of ITV's most popular shows. Created by Sid Colin it pre-dated the more famous Dad's Army by a number of years. A group of men serving out time as conscripts in the army are determined to dodge duty and derive maximum fun out of a situation they'd rather not be in. Because WWII was only 12 years passed and national service was very much a reality many viewers found they could identify with the characters and the situation they found themselves in.

  • The Bridge On The River Kwai/The Guns Of Navarone/Das Boot - The Director's Cut [DVD] [1957] The Bridge On The River Kwai/The Guns Of Navarone/Das Boot - The Director's Cut | DVD | (12/10/2009) from £11.49  |  Saving you £1.50 (11.50%)  |  RRP £12.99

    Bridge Over The River Kwai: Set in Burma during World War II the story tells of British P.O.Ws who are forced to build a large bridge for the Japanese while a British Commando team is sent to destroy it. Winner of seven Academy Awards. Das Boot: Das Boot is a graphic and gripping tale that follows the daring patrol of U-96 one of the famed German U-Boats known as 'The Grey Wolves'. Prowling the North Atlantic they challenged the British Navy at every turn. The crew abroad the U-96 is portrayed in a desperate life-and-death struggle coping with life beneath the waves quickly gives way to terror when confronting the enemy... The Guns Of Navarone: Exciting war film based on a novel by Alistair Maclean which tells of the attempts of a British raiding team to sabotage two giant German guns on a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. Carl Foreman brought Allistar MacLean's best-selling novel to the screen winning nominations for seven Academy Awards in 1961.

  • A Few Good Men/Born On The Fourth Of July/Jerry Maguire A Few Good Men/Born On The Fourth Of July/Jerry Maguire | DVD | (22/09/2008) from £3.49  |  Saving you £16.50 (82.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    A Few Good Men: One man is dead. Two men are accused of his murder. The entire Marines Corps is on trial. And 'A Few Good Men' are about to ignite the most explosive episode in US military history. Universally acclaimed A Few Good Men unites the big screen's biggest stars as Hollywood heavyweights Jack Nicholson Tom Cruise and Demi Moore lead an all star cast in director Rob Reiner's powerful account of corruption cover-up and a relentless quest for justice within the sacred corridors of the US Navy. Born On The Fourth Of July: Tom Cruise delivers a riveting and unforgettable portrayal of Vietnam veteran Ron Kovic in Oliver Stone's Academy Award-winning masterpiece. Based on a true story the acclaimed film follows the young Kovic from a zealous teen who eagerly volunteers for the Vietnam War to an embittered veteran paralyzed from the mid-chest down. Deeply in love with his country Kovic returned to an environment vastly different from the one he left and struggled before emerging as a brave new voice for the disenchanted. Jerry Maguire: Tom Cruise is Jerry Maguire. He's popular he's a top notch sports agent and he's at the top of his game. He's unstoppable but driven by his conscience he writes a 'mission statement' of a new belief that is quality not quantity the people not the money that really counts. Fired as soon as his boss reads the statement Jerry is soon stripped of his friends fianc''e and self-respect and is forced to start from scratch. The only two people who stand by him are his sole remaining client Rod Tidwell a second-rate football player (Cuba Gooding Jnr) and Dorothy Boyd (Renee Zellweger) a single mother inspired by his statement and zest for life. Only through his shared journey to success with Rod and his relationship with Dorothy and her son does he begin to understand the values that really matter. Jerry Maguire was nominated for 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture with Cuba Gooding Jnr winning Best Supporting Actor award. Tom Cruise also earned a Golden Globe for his acclaimed performance as Jerry.

  • Little Odessa (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) Little Odessa (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) | DVD | (23/07/2007) from £19.99  |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Little Odessa

  • Midnight Express [Blu-ray] [1978] Midnight Express | Blu Ray | (13/07/2009) from £6.29  |  Saving you £13.70 (68.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    Brad Davis (The Player) and John Hurt (Alien) star in this riveting true story of a young American's nightmarish experiences in a Turkish prison and his unforgettable journey to freedom.Busted for attempting to smuggle hashish out of Istanbul American college student Billy Hayes (Davies) is thrown into the city's most brutal jail. After suffering through four years of sadistic torture and inhuman conditions Billy is about to be released when his parole is denied. Only his inner courage and the support of a fellow inmate (Hurt) give him the strength to catch the Midnight Express (prison code for escape).

  • To Hell and Back [DVD] [1955] To Hell and Back | DVD | (30/11/2009) from £5.49  |  Saving you £10.50 (65.70%)  |  RRP £15.99

    To Hell And Back

  • Saturday Night, Sunday Morning [Blu-ray] [1960] Saturday Night, Sunday Morning | Blu Ray | (22/06/2015) from £7.69  |  Saving you £12.30 (61.50%)  |  RRP £19.99

    A key film of the British New Wave Saturday Night And Sunday Morning was a great box-office success - audiences were thrilled by its anti-establishment energy the gritty realism of its setting and most of all by a working-class hero of a fresh and outspoken kind. Based on Alan Sillitoe's largely autobiographical novel the film is set in the grim industrial streets and factories of Nottingham where Arthur Seaton spends his days at a factory bench his Saturday evenings in the local pubs and his Saturday nights with Brenda (Rachel Roberts) wife of a fellow factory worker. Played by Albert Finney with an irresistable animal vitality Arthur is anti-authority (Don't let the bastards grind you down) and unashamedly amoral (What I'm out for is a good time. All the rest is propoganda). With powerful central performances cracking dialogue by Sillitoe and a superb jazz score by Johnny Dankworth Saturday Night And Sunday Morning still stands as a vibrant modern classic.

  • Kelly's Heroes/Where Eagles Dare Double Pack [Blu-ray] [1970][Region Free] Kelly's Heroes/Where Eagles Dare Double Pack | Blu Ray | (17/09/2012) from £9.79  |  Saving you £10.20 (51.00%)  |  RRP £19.99

    <b>Kelly's Heroes:</b> Clint Eastwood's misfit squad is in the Army - and in the money! They were goldbricks until they found out about the gold bricks - a fortune in Nazi-confiscated bullion! Clint Eastwood and Brian Hutton (<i>Where Eagles Dare</i>) team-up once more, for this alternately action-filled and tongue-in-cheek tale of GIs who decide to get something extra out of the war. <b>Where Eagles Dare:</b> Commandos, posing as German soldiers, parachute into a small mountainside town to...

  • All Quiet On The Western Front [1979] All Quiet On The Western Front | DVD | (11/06/2007) from £3.89  |  Saving you £6.10 (61.10%)  |  RRP £9.99

    Taken from the novel by Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front is a devastating portrait of a small group of German soldiers during World War I. In this 1979 made-for-TV version the star-studded cast is lead by Richard Thomas (The Waltons) as Paul Baumer, strongly supported by screen veterans Ernest Borgnine, Ian Holm and Patricia Neal. As both narrator and star, Thomas occasionally seems to reincarnate his familiar John-Boy persona, but does at least succeed in creating a character that has more levels than his television alter ego. After watching all of his high school buddies loose their lives, Paul returns home a changed man, conflicted in his feelings about the Army and war, and altered from an idealistic schoolboy into a fearful and humble veteran. Although Lewis Milestone's 1930 films remains the cinema's definitive version, director Delbert Mann (Desire Under the Elms, Marty) has done a workmanlike job bringing the novel to the screen. The scenery and costuming in this period piece are well done, and surely contributed to its winning the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Made for TV. Also exceptional are the cinematography and special effects that, while realistically gruesome, truly emphasise the horrors of war. --Zachary Lively, Amazon.com

  • The Bridge At Remagen [1968] The Bridge At Remagen | DVD | (05/05/2003) from £3.99  |  Saving you £8.00 (66.70%)  |  RRP £11.99

    Fine casting, rugged characters and authentic military detail make The Bridge at Remagen one of the best World War II action films of the 1960s. Based on actual incidents during the final Allied advance on Germany in March 1945, the story focuses on the US Army's exhausted 27th Armoured Infantry, assigned to seize the bridge at Remagen, on the Rhine river, to prevent 50,000 German troops from retreating to safety. Lt Hartman (George Segal) leads the mission, while a Nazi major (Robert Vaughn) defies orders by attempting to hold the bridge instead of blowing it up. With strong emphasis on war's harsher realities, the film's compelling characters illustrate the camaraderie of survivors and the heroism of mavericks in the thick of battle. Segal and Ben Gazzara effectively convey a hard-won friendship, and the film's dynamic action (filmed in Czechoslovakia and Italy) never overwhelms the story's emotional impact. This is highly recommended. --Jeff Shannon, Amazon.com

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