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Spartacus (1960) Starring Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, and Jean Simmons

Spartacus (1960) PG-13 197 min - Action, Drama, History - 6 October 1960 Your rating: Not rated yet! Spartacus is a 1960 American historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast about the historical life of Spartacus and the Third Servile War. The film stars Kirk Douglas as the rebellious slave Spartacus who leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman empire. The film was awarded four Oscars and stands today as one of the greatest classics of the Sword and Sandal genre. Director:  Stanley Kubrick Stars:  Kirk Douglas,...

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Island of Lost Souls (1933) Starring Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen, and Leila Hyams

Island of Lost Souls (1932) — 70 min - Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction - 1 December 1932 Your rating: An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations. Director:  Erle C. Kenton Stars:  Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen, Leila Hyams, Arthur Hohl, Kathleen Burke, Stanley Fields, Paul Hurst, Bela Lugosi, Hans Steinke, Tetsu Komai, George Irving, John George Photos No images were imported for this movie. Storyline An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human...

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Salome (1953) Starring Rita Hayworth, Charles Laughton, and Stewart Granger

Salome (1953) — 103 min - Drama - 24 March 1953 Your rating: In the reign of emperor Tiberius, Gallilean prophet John the Baptist preaches against King Herod and Queen Herodias. The latter wants John dead, but Herod fears to harm him due to a prophecy. Enter beautiful Princess Salome, Herod's long-absent stepdaughter. Herodias sees the king's dawning lust for Salome as her means of bending the king to her will. But Salome and her lover Claudius are (contrary to Scripture) nearing conversion to the new religion. And the famous climactic dance turns out to have unexpected implications... Director:  William...

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Tales of Manhattan (1942) Starring Charles Boyer, Rita Hayworth and an All Star Cast

Tales of Manhattan (1942) — 118 min - Comedy, Drama, Romance - 5 August 1942 Your rating: Ten screenwriters collaborated on this series of tales concerning the effect a tailcoat cursed by its tailor has on those who wear it. The video release features a W.C. Fields segment not included in the original theatrical release. Director:  Julien Duvivier Writers:  Henry Blankfort, Alan Campbell, Ladislas Fodor, László Görög, Ben Hecht, Samuel Hoffenstein, Ferenc Molnár, Donald Ogden Stewart, Lamar Trotti, László Vadnay Stars:  Charles Boyer, Rita Hayworth, Ginger Rogers, Henry Fonda, Charles Laughton, Edward G. Robinson, Paul Robeson, Ethel Waters, Eddie 'Rochester'...

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Old Dark House, The (1932) Starring Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, and Charles Laughton

The Old Dark House (1932) — 72 min - Drama, Horror - 20 October 1932 Your rating: Not rated yet! Seeking shelter from a pounding rainstorm in a remote region of Wales, several travelers are admitted to a gloomy, foreboding mansion belonging to the extremely strange Femm family. Trying to make the best of it, the guests must deal with their sepulchral host, Horace Femm and his obsessive, malevolent sister Rebecca. Things get worse as the brutish manservant Morgan gets drunk and runs amok. Director:  James Whale Stars:  Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton, Lilian Bond, Ernest Thesiger, Eva Moore,...

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