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Jane Eyre is an orphan forced to endure life at a harsh boarding school. As Jane grows into an independent, strong-willed woman, she takes a governess job at Thornton Hall and falls in love with the estate's brooding owner, Mr. Rochester.
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Robert (Gregory Peck) and Katherine (Lee Remick) Thorn raise a boy, Damien (Harvey Stephens), in place of their stillborn infant, and all is well until it is foretold that Damien is the spawn of the devil. Soon, Robert is pitted against the forces of Hell and must make a fateful decision. Richard Donner directs; Billie Whitelaw, David Warner, Patrick Troughton and Martin Benson co-star in this classic scary tale.
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Part of a collection of small-screen epics based on the best-selling books of novelist Catherine Cookson, this turn-of-the-century British drama follows the romantic struggles of two star-crossed lovers. When factory worker John O'Brien (Owen Teale) falls in love with his sister's pretty teacher (Clare Holman), they know the liaison is doomed because of their social status difference. Can love conquer all, or are they destined to be just friends?
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The Marquis de Sade was a provocateur so addicted to words that he used his own blood to write salacious stories while locked away in an asylum. A doctor tries to prevent the Marquis from writing, but a worker is lured into taking his dictation.
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Unemployed London bartender Richard Blaney (Jon Finch) is suspected of killing his ex-wife in a string of serial strangulations in this Hitchcock thriller. Viewers learn early on that Bob Rusk (Barry Foster) is really the murderer, and suspense builds as Rusk's strangulation spree continues. Police inspector Oxford (Alec McCowen) must bear his wife's attempt at gourmet food as he tries to solve the case, doubtful that Blaney's the strangler.
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Director Peter Medak's BAFTA-nominated drama depicts the real-life story of twins Reggie (Martin Kemp) and Ronald Kray (Gary Kemp), two notoriously vicious gangsters who would ultimately lead the criminal underworld of 1960s London. Raised in the city's working-class East End, the twins -- feared by everyone around them -- gained both power and respect, though eventually the brothers' horrific brutality turned even their own against them.
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Hilarity abounds in this farce about a gang of unlikely thieves who rob furs from the rich to give money to the poor. Led with dubious precision by ex-soldier Albert Rayne (Terry-Thomas), the crooks discover that crime adds a perfect spice to their humdrum lives. When landlady Dame Beatrice (Athene Seyler) suggests a plan to fund a children's home using the gang's loot, Rayne and his sidekicks happily execute it ... until the police catch on.
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In 1850s England, chimney sweep Tom is blamed for a crime he didn't commit. A rich girl named Ellie knows the truth and tries to help Tom, to no avail. When he attempts to escape, he falls into Dead Man's Pool, and everyone's convinced he's a goner. Instead, he's underwater in the world of the Water Babies, where he asks the powerful Cracken for help clearing his name. James Mason lends his voice to this animated classic.
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World-weary Prince Leo (Marcello Mastroianni), heir to the throne of a nameless European country, retires to his father's English town house only to discover that the once-posh area has become a ghetto ruled by cruel violence. The reclusive bird-watcher's field glasses soon draw him into the dire world of the neighboring Mardi family and their young daughter, Salambo (Glenna Forster-Jones), whose plight spurs Leo to peculiar and unroyal action.
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