Feature Films

12 Angry Men

A classic drama which explores prejudice, consensus-building, logic and fairness as a jury debates the verdict in a murder case.

3: The Dale Earnhardt Story

The 2004 TV movie about the quintessential NASCAR star.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

The classic Peanuts Thanksgiving show from 1973, which is still aired on CBS each Thanksgiving. If you missed it, you can watch it here.

A Civil Action

Oscar-nominated courtoom drama based on a true story, about a lawsuit against a conglomerate that was dumping toxic waste into the drinking water of Woburn MA.

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Bing Crosby stars in the 1949 musical interpretation of Mark Twain's classic Camelot adventure story.

A Passage to India

The story of a young British woman and her elderly traveling companion who journey from England to India, at a time when the British still ruled that country.

A Room With A View

Oscar-winning film of the E.M Forster novel, with Maggie Smith, Helen Bonham Carter, and Daniel Day-Lewis.

Angels in the Outfield

When a boy prays for a chance to have a family if the California Angels win the pennant, angels are assigned to make that possible.

Annie

Based on Little Orphan Annie, this is the 1999 version of the tale with Kathy Bates, Allen Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth.

Barbarians at the Gate

The very funny, very true movie about the fall of RJR Nabisco.

Big

When a 12-year-old boy wishes he was big at a magic wishing machine, he wakes up in an adult's body.Tom Hanks and Elizabeth Perkins, and Jaren Rushton star in this 1988 film.

Birth of the Beatles

An account of The Beatles during the Hamburg years, their signing with Brian Epstein and their inevitable rise during the early sixties.

Captain Newman, M.D.

Before MASH, the best known military-medical comedy was Gregory Peck in this 1963 movie. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards.

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Cats Don't Dance

Danny is a talented and ambitious cat who yearns to break into the movie biz in 1930s Hollywood. So why are they limiting him to animal roles? Animated, with songs by Randy Newman.

Downhill Racer

Robert Redford and Gene Hackman in this story of an ambitious ski racer and his quest for glory at any cost. Great ski action and gorgeous scenery.

Educating Rita

Michael Caine and July Walters in this 1983 Oscar-nominated film about a young woman whose journey back to academia changes her life and that of those around her.

Emma

Jane Austen's comedy of manners and propriety, as Miss Emma Wodehouse decides to cure her boredom by doing some matchmaking and gets more than she intended.

Foul Play

Goldie Hawn and Chevy Chase fall in love as they solve a crime involving albinos, dwarves, and the Catholic Church.

Green Card

A marriage of convenience turns out to be anything but when the INS starts asking questions.

Harry in Your Pocket

A would-be criminal is taken in by a professional pickpocket, who teaches him how pickpockets work in teams.

Hawking

Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Stephen Hawking in this BBC bio-drama about the world's most famous living physicist whose work has changed our understanding of the nature of the universe.

High Spirits

Peter Plunkett's Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, so he spices up the attraction a bit by having his staff pretend to haunt the castle.

Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story

When the bones of a giant are discovered, Jack Robinson's life is turned upside down, teaching him the truth behind the fairy tale, and how he can fix a greedy ancestor's mistakes.

Jefferson in Paris

Thomas Jefferson served as US ambassador to the court of Louis XVI in a tumultous time. The French Revolution was beginning, and then there was the issue of his slave, Sally Hemings.

Kenny Rogers as The Gambler

Kenny Rogers in the 1980 TV movie that tells the story his best-known song.

Lord Peter Wimsey: The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club

90-year-old General Fentiman is found dead in an armchair at his club. But the timing of his death makes the difference on who inherits, and there are some other things that raise the suspicions of amateur detective, Lord Peter.

Lost in Austen

A Jane Austen fantasy that blends today with Pride and Prejudice

Love Among the Ruins

Katherine Hepburn and Sir Laurence Olivier in a wonderful story of unexpected outcomes.

Love Bites

A vampire comes out of a hundred-year sleep and discovers the world is a very different place than the one he left, in this spooky 1993 comedy.

Mansfield Park

The Jane Austen classic of a poor child who grows up in her rich uncle's estate, but refuses to follow his wishes for her to marry.

Monkey Business

A chemist finds his personal and professional life turned upside down when one of his chimpanzees finds the fountain of youth. Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, & Marilyn Monroe.

Mr Holland's Opus

Richard Dreyfuss stars as a frustrated composer who finds fulfillment as a high school music teacher. Oscar nominated!

Operation Petticoat

A World War 2 submarine commander finds himself stuck with a decrepit (and pink) sub, a con-man executive officer and a group of army nurses.Cary Grant and Tony Curtis star in this Oscar-nominated comedy.

Paul McCartney: Give My Regards to Broad Street

Paul McCartney's recording of his new album is complicated by the fact that the master tapes of his recordings are missing.

Phenomenon

An amiable, small-town everyman sees a flash in the sky and is inexplicably transformed into a genius with telekinetic powers.

Red Tails

A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty.

Rusty: A Dog's Tale

Never under-estimate the brains of a beagle. A family-friendly tale of talking animals.

Sayonara

A US air force major in occupied Japan confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer.

Shanghai Noon

Jackie Chan takes on the Wild West to rescue a kidnapped princess in this 2000 kung-fu comedy western.

Show Boat

This is the 1951 film version of the Jerome Kern and Oscar Hemmerstein musical, which demonstrated that great musical theater could deal with serious, even controversial subjects. Oscar nominated!

Song of Love

1947 biopic about romantic composer Robert Schumann, with Katherine Hepburn, Paul Heinreid and Robert Walker.

Stage Door Canteen

Made in 1943, this film celebrates the famous recreational center where servicemen were served and entertained by theatre celebrities. More than 3 dozen cameos - play "spot the stars."

Stalag 17

William Holden won the Academy Award for Best Actor in this iconic story of a group of American airmen held in a German World War II prisoner of war camp.

Star Trek: Of Gods and Men

It's the Star Trek you never saw, a "fan fiction" movie that's as good as the originals. This was shot on the official sets and features many actors from the Star Trek series.

State Fair

Rodgers and Hammerstein's award-winning 1945 musical, with Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes and Vivian Blake.

That Darn Cat!

When a cat comes home wearing a wristwatch and a message for help, his owner calls the FBI.

The Awful Truth

A soon-to-be-divorced couple, played by Irene Dunne and Cary Grant, go to great lengths to try to ruin each other's romantic escapades.

The Crossing

The American Revolution was almost lost, but a risky plan kept the fight alive.

The Homecoming

The special TV movie that introduced us to The Waltons, from 1971. Patricia Neal, Richard Thomas and Edgar Bergen star.

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness

A British maid is determined to be a missionary in China. When she is rejected for her lack of qualifications, she goes to China on her own just before WW2. Ingmar Bergman stars in this story drawn from real life.

The Legend of 1900

A baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land. One of the best films you've never heard of.

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The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams

Grizzly Adams is a woodsman during the frontier era who saved and raises a bear cub who becomeshis closest companion.

The Merchant of Venice

A superbly-filmed version of William Shakepeare's classic, with Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons, and Joseph Fiennes.

The Million Pound Note

Gregory Peck in a comedy based on a Mark Twain story.

The Pagemaster

A cowardly boy who buries himself in accident statistics enters a library to escape a storm only to be transformed into an animated illustration by the Pagemaster. Macauley Culkin stars in this live action and animated1995 adventure.

The Prisoner of Zenda

Friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London cabby. But when the cabby is actually hailed as the king, treachery and hilarity ensues. Peter Sellers plays multiple roles.

The Road to Bali

Bob Hope and Bing Crosby in another of their "Road" movies. In this one, they're song-and-dance men escaping marriage proposals by decamping to Bali.

The Thrill of It All

A housewife's sudden rise to fame as a soap spokesperson leads to chaos in her home life. Doris Day and James Garner star in this 1963 romantic comedy.

The Yes Men Fix the World

The true story of two gonzo political activists who, posing as top executives of giant corporations, pull off the world's most outrageous pranks.PG for insouciance.

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This Above All

An aristocratic socialite (played by Joan Fontaine) defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier (Tyrone Power)

Thumbelina

Ralph Bakshi's 1994 animated version of the Hans Christian Andersen story of a tiny girl and a fairy prince.

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Topper

A fun-loving couple, finding that they died and are now ghosts, decide to shake up the stuffy lifestyle of one of their friends.

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Treasure Island

The oft-film tale from the Robert Louis Stephenson novel of a young boy who goes off in search of pirates' treasure, and finds it and the pirates, too.

Truman

A 1995 award-winning HBO bio-pic about the humble man from Missouri who followed Franklin Roosevelt into the presidency.

Where Does It Hurt?

Peter Sellers in a black comedy about a corrupt hospital administrator who's after the patients' money, by any means at all!

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¡Three Amigos!

Steve Martin, Chevy Chase and Martin Short in a great western comedy.