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THE 4 MUSKETEERS - 2005 R
ISBN: 0012236213819
Exile and possibly death are in the cards for the Queen of France in this edgy cloak-and-dagger adventure based on Alexandre Dumas' unrivaled tale.

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47 RONIN - 2013 PG-13
ISBN: 0025192107702
Kai is an outcast who joins Oishi, the leader of 47 outcast samurai. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. They embark upon a quest that challenges them with a series of trials that would destroy ordinary warriors.

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ALFIE - 1966 PG British
ISBN: 9780792171621
The story of a British playboy out of control in modern London. He is a despicable, unscrupulous, and vile sort of guy who uses woman after woman to fulfill his basic needs and then casts them aside...until tragedy strikes.
Starring: Michael Caine, Denholm Elliott, Shelley Winters

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ANCHORMAN 2 - THE LEGEND CONTINUES - 2013 pg-13
ISBN: 0097363593041
Ron and Veronica's romance falls apart as the duo anchors a weekend broadcast at a New York-based network in 1980. Ron is fired for being the worst anchor anyone has ever seen and so he leaves Veronica rather than live in her shadow. So he re-creates himself at a CNN-type network in the eighties and accidentally invents the soul-sucking brand of non-news that now rules cable as he tries to win back Veronica's love.

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ANY DAY NOW - 2012 RATED R
ISBN: 0741360538184
When a teenager with Down syndrome is abandoned by his mother, a gay couple, take him in and become the loving family he's never had. But when their living arrangement is discovered, the men are forced to fight a biased legal system to save the life of the child they have come to love as their own.

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AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY - 2013 RATED R
ISBN: 0013132611624
The dark, hilarious, and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

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BAD COUNTRY - 2014 RATED R
ISBN: 0043396420885
In 1983, a veteran Baton Rouge detective, Bud Carter, infiltrates the most powerful criminal enterprise in the South. After taking down its top lieutenant and contract killer, Jesse Weiland, the detective convinces him to become an informant. Jesse sets out to help bring down the entire organization, including its architect, Lutin.

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BASIC INSTINCT - 2006 RATED R
ISBN: 0012236121121
Michael Douglas stars as Nick Curran, a tough but vulnerable detective. Sharon Stone costars as Catherine Tramell, a cold, calculating and beautiful novelist with an insatiable sexual appetite. Includes: new DVD introduction and conversation with Sharon Stone, Blonde Poison documentary, Cleaning Up Basic Instinct montage, and more.

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THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY - 2013 RATED R
ISBN: 0025192197048
At a fifteen year reunion over the Christmas holidays, a group of college friends soon discover how simple it is for old rivalries and romances to resurface.

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BLACK NATIVITY - 2013 PG
ISBN: 0024543886907
A holiday musical that follows Langston as he journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives. Unwilling to live by their imposing rules, a frustrated Langston is determined to return home to his mother, Naima. Langston embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey, and along with new friends and a little divine intervention, he discovers the true meaning of faith, healing, and family.

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BORN YESTERDAY - 1950 NOT RATED
ISBN: 0043396014398
A junk dealer falls in love with a ditzy girl, and hires a newspaperman to teach her to be savvy. The girl and the newspaperman fall in love, and she realizes she's been used.
Starring: William Holden, Judy Holliday, Broderick Crawford

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BROTHER FROM ANOTHER PLANET - 1984
ISBN: 0661799538428
The Brother is an alien who has crash-landed on Earth, in New York City. While mute, strongly empathic, and able to fix things, he resembles a black man with strange feet. His attempt to make a place for himself in Harlem is an allegory for the immigrant experience in the United States. Meanwhile, tow bounty hunters from the Brother's home planet arrive and try to capture him.

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COLOR OF MONEY - 1986 RATED R
ISBN: 9780788817830
A pool hustler who has been forced into retirement takes on a young protege that he discovers in a local bar, leading the hustler on a journey to find himself.

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THE COOLER - 2003 RATED R
ISBN: 1594351694
A down-on-his-luck gambler is used by a mob-run casino to kill high rollers' action. When he falls in love with a cocktail waitress and his luck changes, the casino director tries to break up the romance.

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DECISION BEFORE DAWN - 1951 NOT RATED
ISBN: 0024543238812
WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information.

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DESTINATION MOON - 1950 NOT RATED
ISBN: 0014381875423
A private businessman arranges for an expedition to the moon before the Russians get there first. The American astronauts fly there, establish a base, but are not certain they have enough fuel to return to Earth.
Director: Irving Pichel

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DEVIL'S DUE - 2014 RATED R
ISBN: 0024543896876
After a mysterious, lost night on their honeymoon, a newlywed couple finds themselves dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy. While recording everything for posterity, the husband begins to notice odd behavior in his wife that they initially write off to nerves, but, as the months pass, it becomes evident that the dark changes to her body and mind have a much more sinister origin.

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DOUBLE INDEMNITY - 1944 UNRATED
ISBN: 0025192143311
A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime.
Director: Billy Wilder
Starring: Fred Macmurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Porter Hall, Jean Heather, Tom Powers

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FANTASTIC VOYAGE - 1966 PG
ISBN: 0024543440437
An elite team of medical and scientific specialists races to save a top government scientist who is suffering from a blood clot on the brain. Their mission is to be reduced along with their craft to microscope size, to enter the bloodstream to save him.
Starring: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O'Brien, Donald Pleasence, James Brolin, Arthur Kennedy

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GIMME SHELTER - 2013 PG-13
ISBN: 0031398188834
Based on inspiring true events, a teenage girl flees life with her drug-addicted mother to find the wealthy father she's never known. Tells the extraordinary and courageous tale of one girl's fight against the odds to find redemption and, ultimately, to create a family she can call her own.

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GRUDGE MATCH - 2013 PG-13
ISBN: 0883929382965
Henry 'Razor' Sharp and Billy 'The Kid' McDonnen are old boxing rivals who come out of retirement for one final match. On their first encounter in decades, their long-festering feud erupts into an unintentionally hilarious melee that instantly goes viral. The sudden social media frenzy transforms their local grudge match into a must-see HBO event. Now, if they can just survive the training, they may actually live to fight again.

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THE HOBBIT - THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG - 2013 PG-13
ISBN: 0794043161445
Bilbo Baggins continues on in his journey with the wizard Gandalf and thirteen dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, on an epic quest to reclaim their lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.

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HOMEFRONT - 2013 RATED R
ISBN: 0025192211768
An action-packed thriller about how far one man will go to protect his family. Widowed ex-DEA agent Phil Broker retires to a quiet Southern town with his ten-year-old daughter and discovers that the idyllic setting is riddled with drugs and violence. When a riveting chain of events forces him to face off with psychotic local drug lord Gator Bodine, Broker must retaliate using the fearsome skills he hoped to keep in his past.

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HOW I LIVE NOW - 2013 RATED R BRITISH
ISBN: 0876964006323
Set in the near-future U.K. Daisy is an American teenager sent to stay with relatives in the English countryside. Initially withdrawn and alienated, she begins to warm up to her charming surroundings, and strikes up a romance with the handsome Edmund. But on the fringes of their idyllic summer days are tense news reports of an escalating conflict in Europe. As the U.K. falls into a violent, chaotic military state, Daisy finds herself hiding and fighting to survive.

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I, FRANKENSTEIN - 2014 PG-13
ISBN: 0031398195115
Set in a dystopic present where vigilant gargoyles and ferocious demons rage in a battle for ultimate power, Victor Frankenstein's creation Adam finds himself caught in the middle as both sides race to discover the secret to his immortality.

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THE ILLUSTRATED MAN - 1968 PG
ISBN: 0883316690796
The Illustrated Man is fascinating vision of doom and danger based on classic short stories by futurist Ray Bradbury. A worker by the name of Carl seeks out the woman whom has tattooed his body. Meanwhile he meets Willie, good-natured drifter who can't tear his eyes from Carl's freakish illustrations. Felicia is the mysterious seductress who created the 'art' that curses its bearer and comes to life in a nightmarish trio of tales. Every tattoo tells a story. And every story ends in terror.
Director: Jack Smight
Starring: Claire Bloom, Robert Drivas

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IN & OUT - 1997 PG-13
ISBN: 0883929311309
A popular high school teacher is 'outed' when one of his former students see's him win an Oscar. After the speech, the entire nation and his family wants to know the truth.

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INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS - 2013 RATED R
ISBN: 0043396428621
Follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. He is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, some of them of his own making.

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JOHNNY BELINDA - 1948 NOT RATED
ISBN: 0883316860199
Life is hard on MacDonald farm in stony, windswept Nova Scotia - and harder for young Belinda, a deaf mute whose affliction has been confused with mental deficiency. Then the town's new doctor takes an interest in helping her break out of her silent prison.
Director: Jean Negulesco
Starring: Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres

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LEGEND OF HERCULES - 2014 PG-13
ISBN: 0025192232589
In ancient Greece, 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his destiny. He desires only one thing: the love of Hebe, Princess of Crete, who is promised to his brother. When Hercules learns of his greater purpose, he must choose: to flee with his true love or fulfill his destiny and become the true hero of his time.

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LONG, HOT SUMMER - 1958 NOT RATED
ISBN: 0024543075530
Short stories create a drama of a domineering Southerner and a wandering handyman, who decides to stick around and marry the daughter. Newman and Woodward's first film together.
Starring: Orson Welles, Paul Newman, Tony Franciosa, Joanne Woodward

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LOVE AFFAIR - 1939 NOT RATED
ISBN: 0874757017297
A French man and American woman fall in love on a ship going from Europe to New York. They plan a meeting six months later atop the Empire State Building.
Starring: Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer

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MASTERMINDS - 2012 NOT RATED
ISBN: 0818768010229
Rocket is a businessman cashing in on an underground scheme to steal from criminals. Using his upscale nightclub as a way to pinpoint targets, he creates elaborate plans including phony police busts and online embezzlement. However, this time they stole from the wrong guy, and when a dangerous drug cartel shows up at the club, all hell breaks loose!

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PARANORMAL ACTIVITY - THE MARKED ONES - 2014 RATED R
ISBN: 0097363590347
The same malevolent demon who claimed Kristi and Katie is back. Jesse starts experiencing several disconcerting and indescribable things after his neighbor's death. As he looks into these occurrences, he discovers that he has been chosen for possession by this malicious demon. It's inevitable that he will be under its control; it's only a matter of time.

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RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY - 1962 NOT RATED
ISBN: 9780790792293
Two old friends have taken drastically different paths growing up. One is a small-town sheriff; the other has become a burglar, bent on stealing the gold the other is shipping cross-country.
Director: Sam Peckinpah
Starring: Randolph Scott, Mariette Hartley, Joel McCrea

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THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY - 2013 Rated PG
ISBN: 0024543899426
Watch the classic story by James Thurber, about a daydreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance, and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.

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SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES - 1939 NOT RATED
ISBN: 0030306755199
When Sir Charles Baskerville is killed outside of Baskerville Hall, Dr. Mortimer fears that the curse of the Baskervilles has struck again. He enlists the help of Sherlock Homes, before another Baskerville can succumb to the evil legend.
Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce

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SONG WITHOUT END - 1960 NOT RATED
ISBN: 0043396359567
Brilliant composer and piano virtuoso Franz Liszt has tired of his current mistress. He flees to the adoration of the crowds and the stage, where he captures the attention of another adoring woman, the beautiful Russian princess, Carolyne. She encourages him to go into a sort of exile, so he can focus on his composition, while she awaits her divorce. Despite her love for him, he is torn between his carnal passions, his religious devotion, and the demands of his artistry. Newly remastered.
Director: Charles Vidor
Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Genevieve Page, Capucine, Patricia Morison

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TARGETS - 1967 RATED R
ISBN: 0883316857076
An aging horror film star announces his retirement, and an apparently average man accumulates an arsenal of rifles. The young man turns into a murderous sniper and shows up at the theater where the older man is making his final appearance.
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Starring: Boris Karloff, Tim O'Kelly, Nancy Hsueh, James Brown, Sandy Baron

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THE TIME MACHINE - 1960 G
ISBN: 0883929151660
From H.G. Wells' landmark novel comes the tale of an inventor of a time-travel device that whisks him through a war-ravaged 20th century and into a far-off era where humans are enslaved by evil subterranean mutants.
Starring: Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor

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TOM HORN - 1980 RATED R
ISBN: 9780790795829
Turn-of-the-century Wyoming ranchers hire the legendary bounty hunter to stop cattle rustlers.
Starring: Steve McQueen

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UNTOUCHABLES - 1987 RATED R
ISBN: 9780792199090
Depiction of the true battle between Al Capone and Chicago Treasury officer Elliot Ness. (This title has been repackaged).

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WINGS - 1927 NOT RATED
ISBN: 0883929313020
Two young men, one rich, one middle class, are in love with the same woman, but must leave her behind when they become fighter pilots in World War I. Includes the featurette Wings: Grandeur in the Sky.
Director: William A. Wellman.
Starring: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston, Gary Cooper

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WUTHERING HEIGHTS - 1939 NOT RATED
ISBN: 0883929279470
The acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Bronte's novel. Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon star as Heathcliff and Cathy whose tortured love affair is doomed to a tragic end.
Director: William Wyler
Starring: Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon, David Niven

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ZOOLANDER - 2001 PG-13
ISBN: 9780792179467
An outlandishly fun comedy about a ridiculously good-looking supermodel who must save the world. Follow the world's most famous, and empty-headed, male model as he discovers why male models never live beyond the age of 30.

 

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BARBIE THE PEARL PRINCESS - 2014
ISBN: 0025192189289
Lumina is a mermaid who dreams of being a princess. As long as she can remember, she's had a magical power that makes pearls dance and glow. Lumina, and her best friend Kuda, a pink seahorse, embark on an adventure to a majestic mer-kingdom. There, she uses her powers to help her friends prepare for the Royal Ball. Lumina then discover that her magical pearls are the key to unlocking her true destiny and ultimately saving the kingdom.

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HERCULES - 1997
ISBN: 0717951008732
Hercules, the son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera, is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it.

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HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - 1996
ISBN: 9780788830129
The tale of the deformed bell-ringer Quasimodo and his love for a gypsy is lightened up with the presence of three goofy gargoyles.

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LEGO - LEGENDS OF CHIMA: THE LION, THE CROCODILE AND THE POWER - 2014
ISBN: 0883929383221
Once a pristine, natural paradise, the Kingdom of Chima has become a battleground for eight animal tribes; best friends' vs. enemies. The animals fight for control of a natural resource called CHI, a powerful element that is both a source of life and potential destruction.

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MAX & RUBY - EVERYBUNNY LOVES SPRING! - 2012
ISBN: 0097368054448
Get ready to hop into the spring season with Max and Ruby! Ruby thinks she has a lot to teach her little brother, Max, but he's got his own big ideas. Enjoy their sweet springtime sibling rivalry in these twelve funny bunny adventures!

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MICKEY MOUSE CLUBHOUSE: SUPER ADVENTURE - 2013
ISBN: 0786936838121
Power-Pants Pete swoops down and starts shrinking everything in sight down to teeny-tiny size! To save the day, Professor Von Drake transforms the Clubhouse gang into super heroes with incredible powers. But Pete's merely a sidekick; a wily villain named Megamort is the true mastermind behind the shrinky-dinky caper. Can the Clubhouse heroes outsmart the bad guys?

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THE PIRATE FAIRY - 2014
ISBN: 0786936833362
Zarina, a smart and ambitious dust-keeper fairy who's captivated by Blue Pixie Dust and its endless possibilities. When Zarina's wild ideas get her into trouble, she flees Pixie Hollow and joins forces with the scheming pirates of Skull Rock, who make her captain of their ship. Tinker Bell and her friends must embark on an epic adventure to find Zarina, and together they go sword-to-sword with the band of pirates led by a cabin boy named James, who'll soon be known as Captain Hook, himself.

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SCOOBY-DOO 13 SPOOKY TALES FOR THE LOVE OF SNACK - 2014
ISBN: 0883929337743
From a giant hamburger monster to a cursed pizza to a creature haunting a snack factory, the gang will need plenty of guts to close these cases.

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SPONGEBOB AND FRIENDS: PATRICK SQUAREPANTS - 2014
ISBN: 0097368053847
Viewers prepare to be blown back on their tail fins with this collection of fourteen Star-centric episodes. See best buddies SpongeBob and Patrick in school, at work, at play and celebrating Best Friends Day. So grab a best pal and hunker down for more than three hours of nautical nonsense.

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TALL TALE - THE UNBELIEVEABLE ADVENTURE - 1995
ISBN: 0786936785913
Pecos sets out to help a boy save the family farm from a greedy land-grabber. Teaming with two other larger-than-life heroes - a mighty lumberjack and a hulking railroad worker - they embark on an incredible journey where danger awaits at every turn.

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THOMAS & FRIENDS THE THOMAS WAY - 2013
ISBN: 0884487114005
Hop aboard for fun on Sodor as the engines find out that there is always something new to learn. While Tomas and Duck learn how to steam ahead together with a special delivery, Luke and Milie find out what it's like to drive in each other's tracks. With so much activity on Sodor, it's always important to steam ahead and remember that the best way is the Thomas Way!

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WALKING WITH DINOSAURS - 2013
ISBN: 0024543812272
For the first time in movie history, audiences will truly see and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Meet dinosaurs more real than anyone has ever seen and take off on a thrilling prehistoric adventure, where Patchi, an underdog dinosaur, triumphs against all odds to become a hero for the ages.

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