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It's a Wonderful Life (60th Anniversary Edition) directed by Frank Capra
Plot Outline - An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would had been like if he never existed.
Cast: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Frank Faylen, Ward Bond, Gloria Grahame, HB Warner, Frank Albertson, Todd Karns, Samuel S Hinds, Mary Treen, Virginia Patton
Plot Keywords: Old Man, Christmas Tree, Happy Ending, Alternative History, Stroke, Great Depression, 1940s, Old Dark House, Dysfunctional Family, Angel, Frustration, Jitterbug, Sacrifice, Small Town, Marriage (see more)
Plot Keywords: Old Man, Christmas Tree, Happy Ending, Alternative History, Stroke, Great Depression, 1940s, Old Dark House, Dysfunctional Family, Angel, Frustration, Jitterbug, Sacrifice, Small Town, Marriage, Friendship, Suicide Attempt, Swimming Pool, Second Chance, Wish, Christmas, Bank, Despair, Rescue From Drowning, Prank, Rich Snob, Window Smashing, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, Absent Minded, Ambition, Bar, Bathrobe, Bell, Board Meeting, Boarding House, Bridge, Car Accident, Cash Register, Cemetery, Common Cold, Dance Contest, Developer, Double Take, Drugstore, Drunk Scene, Ex Convict, Face Slap, Fall Through Ice, Financial Panic, Financier, Flashback Sequence, Flower, Freeze Frame, Generosity, Graduation Party, Handshake, Heaven, House Warming, Job Interview, Librarian, Loss Of Father, Loss Of Son, Lost Money, Maid, New York, Newlywed, Partial Deafness, Poison, Police Officer, Populism, Prayer, Pregnancy, Railway Station, Rainstorm, Renovation, Rescue, River, Sick Child, Snow, Suicidal, Suitcase, Taxi Driver, Taxicab, War Hero, Wedding Night, Wheelchair, Wipe, WWII, Children, Based On Novel (see less)
The Straight Story directed by David Lynch
Plot Outline - An old man makes a long journey by tractor to mend his relationship with an ill brother.
Cast: Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz, Joseph A Carpenter, Donald Wiegert, Richard Farnsworth, Tracey Maloney, Dan Flannery, Jennifer Edwards-Hughes, Ed Grennan, Jack Walsh, Max the Wonder Dog, Gil Pearson, Barbara June Patterson, Everett McGill, Anastasia Webb
Plot Keywords: Hot Dog, Friendly Fire, Highway, Cigarette Smoking, Brother, Stroke, Hill, Mechanic, Hitchhiker, Teen, WWII Veteran, Telephone, Birdhouse, Automobile, Cross Country (see more)
Plot Keywords: Hot Dog, Friendly Fire, Highway, Cigarette Smoking, Brother, Stroke, Hill, Mechanic, Hitchhiker, Teen, WWII Veteran, Telephone, Birdhouse, Automobile, Cross Country, Memory, Deer, Nature, Campfire, Iowa, Road, Lawn Mower, Motor Trouble, Tractor, Bicycle, Old Age, Family Feud, Hat, Bar, Cane, Cemetery, Family, Fireman, Priest, Runaway, Brother Brother Relationship, Doctor, Father Daughter Relationship, Mississippi River, Nurse, Storm, Wisconsin, Road Movie, Based On True Story, Independent Film, Character Name In Title (see less)
Blue Velvet (Special Edition) directed by David Lynch
Plot Outline - After finding a severed human ear in a field, a young man soon discovers a sinister underworld lying just beneath his idyllic suburban home town.
Cast: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern, Hope Lange, Dean Stockwell, George Dickerson, Priscilla Pointer, Frances Bay, Jack Harvey, Ken Stovitz, Brad Dourif, Jack Nance, J Michael Hunter, Dick Green
Plot Keywords: Muscle Car, Nightmare, Paladin, Cult, Police Detective, Snooping, Go Go Dancer, Blind Man, Corrupt Cop, Mutilation, Beer, Mother Son Relationship, Misogyny, Naive Man, Stroke (see more)
Plot Keywords: Muscle Car, Nightmare, Paladin, Cult, Police Detective, Snooping, Go Go Dancer, Blind Man, Corrupt Cop, Mutilation, Beer, Mother Son Relationship, Misogyny, Naive Man, Stroke, Horns, Fascination, Teen Romance, Church, Beating, Bizarre, Damsel In Distress, Amyl Nitrate, Good Versus Evil, High School Football, Slapping, Masochism, Father Son Relationship, Striptease, Father Daughter Relationship, Brothel, Butcher Knife, Satire, Doppelganger, Drug Dealer, Shot In The Hand, Lip Synching, Americana, Amateur, Dysfunctional, Hallucination, Dream Like, Suburban, Woman In Jeopardy, Psychological Abuse, Sexual, Quirky, Singer, Rough Sex, Kidnap, Innocence, Atmospheric, Beer Drinking, Erotica, Ear, Oxygen Mask, Police Corruption, Psychopath, Gangster, Perversion, Sadomasochism, Murder, Sadist, Small Town, Sexuality, Surreal, Fire, Cult Favorite, Drugs, Mysogynist, Vulgarity, Fetish, Mouth, Duplicity, Sliced Off Ear, Stylization, Kidnapping, Blackmail, Controversial, Dream, Homosexual, Detective, Nudity, Neo Noir, Severed Ear, Disturbing, Title Based On Song, Alcohol, Car Chase, Closet, Convertible, Crime Scene, Dance Party, Diner, Exterminator, Face Slap, Female Frontal Nudity, Hardware Store, Home From College, Hospital, House Breaking, Knife, Lounge Singer, Love Triangle, Male Nudity, Nightclub, Public Nudity, Rape, Secret, Sex Slave, Surveillance, Voyeurism, American Football, Amateur Detective, Criminal Investigation, Cult Director, Femme Fatale, Mystery Woman, Obsession, Villain, Perverse, Perversity, Pervert, Sex Maniac, Sexual Attraction, Sexual Humiliation, Sexual Obsession, Sexual Perversion, Sexual Predator, Sexual Sadism, Sexual Thriller, Sexual Violence, Sex, Floral Microphone, Critically Acclaimed, Suburbia, Small Town America, Police, Psychotronic, Independent Film (see less)
The Remains of the Day (Special Edition) directed by James Ivory
Plot Outline - A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years before World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty has been.
Cast: John Haycraft, Christopher Reeve, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Caroline Hunt, James Fox, Peter Vaughan, Paula Jacobs, Ben Chaplin, Steve Dibben, Abigail Hopkins, Patrick Godfrey, Peter Cellier, Peter Halliday, Hugh Grant
Plot Keywords: Pigeon, Nazism, Friendship, Mansion, Father Son Relationship, Poignant, Father, Employer, Toast, Britain, Marriage Proposal, Psychological Drama, Ping Pong, Deliberate Cruelty, Stroke (see more)
Plot Keywords: Pigeon, Nazism, Friendship, Mansion, Father Son Relationship, Poignant, Father, Employer, Toast, Britain, Marriage Proposal, Psychological Drama, Ping Pong, Deliberate Cruelty, Stroke, Attraction, Loyalty, Conflict, Unhappy Marriage, Career, Book, Understanding, Older Man Younger Woman, Melancholy, Congressman, Upstairs Downstairs, Estranged Wife, Class Differences, Flower, Self Sacrifice, Estrangement, Political Unrest, Terminal Illness, Romance, Repressed Love, Employer Employee Relationship, Estate, 1940s, Jewish, Maid, Nazi, England, Memory, Political, Country Home, Work, Historical, Butler, English, Rich, Servant, Cry, Upper Class, German, Housekeeper, Domestic Servant, 1930s, Anti Semitism, British, Based On Novel (see less)