|Garment Jungle, The (1957 Vincent Sherman) 100:-|
svensk titel: Samhällets Marodörer
In this 1957 crime drama, one of the grittiest to come out of the era, Kerwin Matthews stars as Alan Mitchell, a soldier who returns home from Vietnam only to find himself working for his gruff father (Lee J. Cobb) at his New York City clothing company. After realizing that the man who comes to collect money from his father is in fact a union-busting hoodlum, Alan quickly discovers the severe level of corruption plaguing the Garment District. This film-noir gem features a young Robert Loggia's first credited role.
[Columbia] Region 1
|Gatling Gun (1968 Paolo Bianchini) 100:-|
When Union army captain Chris Tanner (Robert Woods) finds himself unjustly imprisoned over a stolen Gatling gun, he makes a daring prison break to clear his name by recovering the weapon and its kidnapped inventor before they fall into Confederate hands. But as he zeroes in on the true crooks, he uncovers a conspiracy that could claim his life. This spaghetti Western from director Paolo Bianchini co-stars John Ireland and Ida Galli.
[Dorado] Region 1
|Gattaca (1997 Andrew Niccol) 80:-|
With one eye on his lifelong dream of working in outer space, a genetically flawed but determined "In-Valid" (Ethan Hawke) hires a DNA broker (Tony Shalhoub) to help him obtain more desirable genetic material from a paralyzed man (Jude Law). In the process, he meets and falls in love with a beautiful "Valid" (Uma Thurman) with a heart defect. Screenwriter Andrew Niccol also directs this futuristic thriller in his feature-length debut. Superbit Edition.
[Columbia] Region 2
|General's Son (1990 Im Kwon Taek) 120:-|
The story of Kim Du-Han, who was the son of a Korean general. Orphaned at age eight after his mother's death, he was forced to beg for money and food, and eventually found his way to the head of a local gang and later went on to much more...
[Spectrum] Region 3
|Gente Decente (2004 Edgardo Viereck) 100:-|
The charmed life of wealthy Chilean lawyer Andres (Luciano Cruz Coke) comes to an abrupt end when a high-class call girl is murdered and he's fingered as the killer. Now, because of an ill-advised tryst on the eve of his wedding, Andres finds himself fighting to clear his name -- with both the police and his fiancée -- as the evidence mounts against him in this suspense thriller from director Edgardo Viereck.
[Image] Region 1
|Get out your Handkerchiefs (1978 Bertrand Blier) 80:-|
When Raoul's (Gerard Depardieu) wife, Solange (Carole Laure), falls into a state of perpetual despondency, he tries anything to cure her -- including asking a total stranger (Patrick Dewaere) to make love to her. But even with a new lover, her sadness remains. The two men are utterly baffled, until a neighbor offers an invaluable insight: might Solange want a baby?
It turns out that she does, but after numerous attempts, neither husband nor lover succeeds in impregnating her. Then, one afternoon, the three head off on a field trip and Solange meets Christian, a precocious 13-year-old whiz kid who manages to get her into bed. Finally, with this boy, Solange finds contentment. But Christian's horrified parents immediately attempt to ship him off to boarding school. Solange, however, has no intention of losing her new-found happiness -- even if she has to resort to kidnapping to keep it.
[Anchor Bay] Region 1
|Getaway (1972 Sam Peckinpah) 120:-|
svensk titel: Getaway - Rymmarna
Master thief Carter "Doc" McCoy (Steve McQueen) gets bailed out of prison by his wife, Carol (Ali MacGraw), on the condition that the two pull off a bank heist for a corrupt politician (Ben Johnson). But Doc learns that things aren't on the level, and he and Carol escape with the loot. With nothing but the money and each other, Doc and Carol flee from a crew of criminals with vengeance on their mind.
[Warner] Region 1
|Ghost Dog (2000 Jim Jarmusch) 100:-|
Inner-city dweller Ghost Dog rises above the chaos that surrounds him by adopting the strict lifestyle of the samurai warrior in director Jim Jarmusch's crime drama, nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. He's sworn lifelong service to Louie (John Tourney), the small-time mobster who once saved his life -- even if that means committing murders for the man. But the limits of Ghost Dog's allegiance are tested.
[Artisan] Region 1
|Ghost Ship (2002 Steve Beck) 80:-|
A salvage team think they've made the find of a lifetime, until they discover there's more on board than meets the eye in this supernatural thriller. Led by Captain Sean Murphy the crew of the tugboat Arctic Warrior have discovered a sideline far more lucrative than hauling ships in and out of the harbor — they locate missing or wrecked ships in international waters, repair them until they can be brought back to port, and then sell off the ship and its contents as salvage. Acting on a tip from Jack Ferriman, a pilot in the Canadian Air Force, Murphy and his crew set out to find a large craft seen adrift off the Alaskan coastline. To their surprise, the crew of the Arctic Warrior discover what appears to be the Antonia Graza, a famous Italian ocean liner, legendary for its luxury, which vanished without a trace in 1962.
|Giallo Collection 250:-|
Fyra väninnor beger sig till en öde belägen villa för att komma undan en seriemördares härjningar. Den lantliga vistelsen präglas av fest och förlustelser, tills att det undflydda hotet lyckas spåra dem till deras gömställe. Någon som inom kort vill presentera sig och sin vassa såg...
Edward är efterlyst för mord och narkotikastöld till ett värde av en mijlon dollar. Han är hotad till döden av främmande människor. Men själv har han drabbats av minnesförlust och förgäves försöker han pussla samman sitt kaotiska liv innan det är försent...
THE NEW YORK RIPPER (SPECIAL RESTORED EDITION)
Splattermästaren Lucio Fulci (The Beyond, The House by the Cemetary) har skapat giallofilmens svarta får - en ursinnig thriller om en mördare som härjar på Manhattan. Med ett skrämmande kvackande läte och ett bottenlöst kvinnohat mördar han i vad som är så pass intima splatterscener att de omtalas än idag.
På en isolerad teater repeterar man en pjäs om en uggleklädd mördare som yxar ihjäl sina offer. Men när en inspärrad mördare lyckas fly från ett närliggande mentalsjukhus och infiltrera ensemblen blir intrigen allt annat än blodfattig. Nattugglan är beväpnad och redo, teaterns utgångar är förseglade, ridån ska strax gå upp, scenskräcken kan börja...
[Njuta Films] Region 2
|Giants & Toys (1958 Yasuzo Masumura) 120:-|
This dark satire of postwar Japan's cutthroat business culture stars Hiroshi Kawaguchi as Nishi, a young executive for a candy company locked in fierce competition with two rival companies. By chance he and another executive in his company meet a loudmouthed female taxi driver with bad teeth, Kyoko, who they transform, through a clever marketing campaign, into an unlikely sex symbol to launch their new line of caramels. Nishi also tries to extract information about his competitors' marketing plans through an old college friend at one company and a girlfriend at another. Along the way he finds himself falling for Kyoko, but finds that the worlds of business and love are painfully incompatible.
|Gideon's Daughter (2006 Stephen Poliakoff) 120:-|
Gideon Warner is a hugely successful public relations consultant to the wealthy, to politicians, to businessmen and rising starlets. With all his skills, he is the perfect man to package the Millennium celebrations and sell them to the rest of the world. But disillusioned with the world in which he works and increasingly concerned over the growing distance between himself and his daughter, Gideon takes less and less notice of his business, just as clients seem to want him more and more. He clings to his slowly flourishing relationship with Stella - a mother grieving for her dead son - as his world spins further out of control. Only together can they make it stop.
2-Disc Special Edition
[BBC] Region 2
|Girl at the Monceau Bakery, The (1963 Eric Rohmer) 120:-|
La Boulangere de Monceau is the first of six short films that make up the Six Moral Tales series by French New Wave director Rohmer. This 25-minute segment was shot in Paris with 16 mm black-and-white film. Barbet Schroeder (who also produced) plays a young university student who is initially attracted to a girl he sees on the street. While searching for her over several days, he makes frequent stops to a bakery. When he finally finds the girl and arranges a date, it conflicts with the date he has made with the bakery salesgirl.
Suzanne's Career (1963 Eric Rohmer)
Suzanne's Career is the second of six short films that make up the Six Moral Tales series by French New Wave director Rohmer. This 54-minute segment was shot in Paris with 16 mm black-and-white film. Bertrand and Guillaume are friends. They take advantage of Suzanne and Sophie.
[Fox Lorber] Region 1
|Girl Boss Guerilla (1972 Norifumi Suzuki) 120:-|
Female bikers! Catfights! Gang violence! Girl Boss Guerilla expands on classic exploitation "bad girl" archetypes with explosive abandon. Fans of Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! and Switchblade Sisters should brace themselves for the be-all, end-all of grindhouse girls gone way-past-wild! Miki Sugimoto is the leader of the Red Helmets, a biker girl gang from Shinjuku who wind up in Kyoto amidst a bid to take over the local girl gangs there. It isn't long before Miki and crew run afoul of the local Yakuza, and are forced to turn to Pinky Violence icon Reiko Ike for help.
[Panik House] Region 1
|Girl on a Motorcycle (1968 Jack Cardiff) 100:-|
Ditching her husband, bored newlywed Rebecca (Marianne Faithfull) hops on her motorcycle and races through Alsace to reconnect with her ex-lover Daniel (Alain Delon) in this uncensored version of the film. A string of flashbacks tells the story of the events that led her to abandon marriage just after her wedding. Jack Cardiff directs this psychedelic cult classic, Europe's answer to Easy Rider.
[MetroDome] Region 2
|Gladiator (2000 Ridley Scott) 120:-|
Upon the sudden death of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, his trusted and successful general Maximus Meridas is unlawfully imprisoned and condemned to the gladiator games by Marcus' twisted son Commodus. As the new emperor, Commodus fears Maximus could use his heroic stature to depose him and become leader himself. But Maximus gains fame as a gladiator and uses his celebrity to cause further damage to Commodus' tenuous hold on the susceptible Roman people, hoping to inspire them to rediscover their lost values and overcome the corruption that is eating away at them. 3-Disc Extended Edition Box Set
|Glass House, The (2001 Daniel Sackheim) 80:-|
When Ruby Baker and her brother Rhett are suddenly orphaned by the death of their parents, their parents' lawyer tells Ruby that they will move in with the Glasses, their former neighbors. They are getting along well with the Glasses and being pampered with new clothes and toys and video games. Suspicions arise when Ruby overhears Terry's business deals, finds some suspicious letters, and sees Terry and Erin doing mysterious things. She then finds out that maybe all the suspicious actions are connected with her $4 million inheritance.
[Columbia] Region 1
|Go Tell the Spartans (1978 Ted Post) 100:-|
svensk titel: Sista Utposten
Go Tell the Spartans is set in Vietnam during that period in which American troops were euphemistically termed "advisors". Reluctantly dispensing much of that advice is veteran American major Asa Barker. Though he knows what works and what doesn't on the battlefield, Barker is obliged to carry out the go-nowhere policies of the American military brass. His current objective is a woebegone, barely crucial outpost, which he must defend with a handful of green soldiers and end-of-tether Vietnamese militiamen. True to his predictions, the outpost is overwhelmed by the Vietcong, who have something to fight about and are ruthless in their tactics.
|Go-Between, The (1971 Joseph Losey) 80:-|
svensk titel: Budbäraren
The third collaboration between director Joseph Losey and writer Harold Pinter continues their exploration of class rituals and the darker recesses of desire. Pinter's script adapts the 1953 L.P. Hartley novel about Leo Colston, a middle-aged man (Michael Redgrave), recalling a summer of his early adolescence at a country estate. Young Leo (Dominic Guard) observes the machinations of the adults in the household, all but two of whom conveniently ignore his presence. Marion Maudsley (Julie Christie) is promised in marriage to another aristocrat, but she is secretly in love with farm worker Ted Burgess (Alan Bates). They enlist Leo as their messenger, with tragic consequences for all concerned.
[Optimum] Region 2
|Godzilla rides again! (1955 Motoyoshi Oda) 80:-|
Tsukioka and Kobayashi fly scout planes for a small fishing fleet, based in Osaka. A mechanical problem forces Kobayashi to set his plane down on remote Iwato island, and as he and Tsukioka are trying to make repairs, they are drawn to the sound of a horrendous conflagration and discover two enormous dinosaurs battling each other amid the snowy wastes of the island. After successfully taking off, they report their findings to the government in Tokyo, and Dr. Yamane (Takashi Shimura) determines that one of the dinosaurs is the same species as Godzilla, and both creatures are just as dangerous as the first Godzilla.
[Toho Master] Region 1
|Godzilla (1998 Roland Emmerich) 100:-|
Following the French atomic bomb tests in the South Pacific, an unknown creature is spotted passing eastward through the Panama Canal. Scientist Niko Tatopolous is called in to investigate the matter, and he quickly arrives at the conclusion that a giant, irradiated lizard has been created by the explosions. Godzilla then makes its way north, landing at Manhattan to begin wreaking havoc in the big city. Even with the combined forces of the U.S. military to fight the monster, will it be enough to save the people of New York? Superbit Edition.
[Columbia] Region 2
|Goin' South (1978 Jack Nicholson) 100:-|
- svensk titel: Häng inte här, Henry Moon -
Sentenced to hang in a backwater western town, horse thief Henry Moon is saved when frontierswoman Julia Tate agrees to marry him. Taking advantage of the town law that prohibits the execution of married men, Moon follows Tate back to her ranch, planning all the while to escape at the first possible opportunity. But Tate insists that he honor his end of the bargain at work on the ranch. She has no intention of consummating the union, a fact that drives the hot-to-trot Moon up a wall. She puts him to work on the gold mine that she has on her property, while his old gang prepares to relieve the couple of their gold once it's on the surface.
|GoJoe (Sogo Ishii) 120:-|
"With the deterioration of the aristocracy and the rise of the warrior class began a brutal era. Long wars between the Heike and Genji clans ended with the Heike ruling the land. The people hoped for a lasting peace, but found only pestilence and disaster. And when began the nightly slaughter of Heike warriors at Kyoto's Gojoe Bridge, there rose the fear that the capital's festering misfortune had awoken a demon. Following his conversion to Buddhism, Musahibo Benkei, a master fighter and killer for hire, vows never to take another life. His inner peace and faith in pacifism, however, is shaken and ultimately broken by the attacks from a trio of fighters known only as "the demons". Taking up his sword once more, he is forced to set out in a bid to end their murderous reign of terror...
[Optimum] Region 2
|Gold Diggers in Paris (1938 Ray Enright) 80:-|
The last and least of Warner Bros.' Gold Diggers musicals at least has the novelty of a Gallic setting. The stars this time are Rudy Vallee, Rosemary Lane and Warners musical perennial Hugh Herbert. There aren't really any "gold diggers" (i.e. young ladies on the prowl for rich husbands), merely a troupe of stranded nightclub chorines whom Vallee passes off as a ballet troupe in order to win an international prize.
Warner. Region 1
|Goldfinger (1964 Guy Hamilton) 80:-|
With Goldfinger, the James Bond series took a turn away from relatively straightforward spy thrillers and toward campy gadgetry, extravagant sets, and kitschy jokes. Bond has to prevent a notorious gold smuggler, appropriately named Goldfinger, from robbing Fort Knox. Goldfinger is surrounded by evil henchmen such as the sexy female pilot Pussy Galore and Oddjob, who kills with his steel-rimmed bowler hats. In order to stop Goldfinger, Bond has to survive several perilous situations, including a huge, deadly laser.
[MGM] Region 1
|GoodFellas (1990 Martin Scorsese) 80:-|
svensk titel: Maffiabröder
Scorsese explores the life of organized crime with his gritty, the true-life account of mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill. Set to a true-to-period rock soundtrack, the story details the rise and fall of Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian New York kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" in his impoverished Brooklyn neighborhood. He begins hanging around the mobsters, running errands and doing odd jobs until he gains the notice of local chieftain Paulie Cicero (Paul Sorvino), who takes him in as a surrogate son. As he reaches his teens, Hill (Ray Liotta) is inducted into the world of petty crime, where he distinguishes himself as a "stand-up guy" by choosing jail time over ratting on his accomplices. From that moment on, he is a part of the family. 2-Disc Special Edition.
[Warner] Region 2
|Gorgeous Girl like Me, A (1972 Francois Truffaut) 175:-|
svensk titel: En Skön Tjej som Mej
Bernadette Lafont is as alluring as all get out in A Gorgeous Girl Like Me. She plays a crafty murderess who uses her not inconsiderable charms to disarm her victims and trap unwitting males into helping her. Claude Brasseur plays the ingenuous criminology student to whom Lafont relates her steamy past. In the end, he is as "hooked" as any of the other men in the girl's life. Based on the novel by Henry Farrell (and more than a little inspired by such Hollywood "black widow" films as The File on Thelma Jordon), A Gorgeous Girl Like Me is one of the most consistently enjoyable of Francois Truffault's films of the 1970s.
[Cinema Club] Region 2
|Graduate, The (1967 Mike Nichols) 80:-|
svensk titel: Mandomsprovet
Director Mike Nichols's The Graduate is the satirical coming-of-age comedy that became an emotional touchstone for an entire generation.
In the mid-1960s, Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman), a confused college graduate, is pulled in myriad directions by family, friends, and associates just days after receiving his degree. Seduced by Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft), an older friend of the family, Ben carries on an affair with the married woman even as he falls for her daughter, Elaine (Katharine Ross). However, Ben and Elaine's attempts at romance are threatened by the spiteful rage of Mrs. Robinson, who proceeds to hastily arrange Elaine's marriage to someone else, leading up to one of the most memorable endings in cinema history.
[Polygram] Region 0
|Great Debaters, The (2007 Denzel Washington) 80:-|
When African American poet Mel Tolson (Denzel Washington) creates a debate team at historically black Wiley College in the 1930s, he pushes the team to a level of excellence that allows them to take on Harvard University. But despite public success, personal clashes foment as the father (Forest Whitaker) of one of Tolson's students (Denzel Whitaker) begins to resent his son's loyalty to his coach.
[Weinstein] Region 1
|Great Outdoors, The (1988 Howard Deutch) 100:-|
- svensk titel: Vrålet från Vildmarken -
John Candy stars as Chet Ripley, an oafish paterfamilias who takes his family on a vacation at a lakeside resort. Their enjoyment is seriously compromised when brother-in-law Roman Craig shows up with his wife and kiddies. The rest of the film is an ongoing war between Ripley's carefree aggregation and Craig's obnoxiously prissy brood, and making things worse, a driving rainstorm forces both families to remain under one roof well-past their threshold of patience.
[Universal] Region 2
|Gremlins (1984 Joe Dante) 80:-|
Joe Dante's hilariously funny, wickedly scary film is about a loveable, furry little Christmas gift that multiplies into many little Christmas gifts, with savage consequences.
Rand Peltzer (Hoyt Axton) is an inventor who hasn't successfully invented anything. But this Christmas he's bringing his family something special--a small, cuddly creature known as a mogwai. The little fella comes with three crucial instructions. He's not to be fed after midnight, he's not to get any direct light and he should never be given so much as a drop of water. If Rand and his son Billy (Zach Galligan) can adhere to these rules they can avoid the otherwise tragic consequences. Unfortunately, the rules are harder to stick to than it seems, and suddenly Billy finds himself with far too many "pets," all with big appetites. It's up to Billy and his girlfriend (Phoebe Cates) to stop the mischievous gremlins before they ruin Christmas for the residents of rural Kingston Falls.
[Warner] Region 0
|Guilty as Sin (1983 Sidney Lumet) 80:-|
- svensk titel: Skyldig som Synden -
In this intriguing Sidney Lumet-directed thriller, Rebecca De Mornay plays Jennifer Baines, a smart, seasoned defense attorney who takes on the challenging case of David Greenhill (Don Johnson), a womanizing opportunist charged with the murder of his rich wife. Is he guilty? Or is he just the victim of yet another master manipulator?
[Hollywood] Region 2
|Gumball Rally, The (1976 Chuck Bail) 80:-|
svensk titel: Fartdårarna
A forerunner of the Cannonball Run movies (and all based on the same real-life annual event), The Gumball Rally sees a group of disparate, lead-footed road racers vying for the top prize in a no-rules, cross-country race where the action never takes a backseat. The ensemble cast -- not counting all the great cars -- includes Michael Sarrazin, Gary Busey, Raul Julia, Tim McIntire, Steven Keats and J. Pat O'Malley.
[Warner] Region 1
|Guns of Navarone, The (1961 J Lee Thompson) 120:-|
svensk titel: Kanonerna på Navarone
1961's The Guns of Navarone is proof that excitement and drama have always owed more to good storytelling than to computer graphics and hurtling asteroids. A classic underdog war tale, the film boasts strong human drama and intense emotional involvement, thanks in large part to the compelling performances of Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, David Niven, and Anthony Quayle. The huge scale of the production -- hundreds of extras were used in the on-location Mediterranean shoot -- adds to the film's realistic tension. 2-Disc Special Edition.
[Sony] Region 2
|Gypsy (1962 Mervyn LeRoy) 80:-|
An old-fashioned musical (featuring a classic Stephen Sondheim-Jule Styne score) about stage-mother-from-hell Mama Rose Hovick (Rosalind Russell) and the daughters she pushes into show business. Baby June is the talented one, but when she quits the business, Mama Rose turns her attention to gawky older sister Louise (Natalie Wood), who's soon transformed into the notorious burlesque queen Gypsy Rose Lee.
[Warner] Region 1