Last updated April 16, 2021
Enraged at the slaughter of Murron (Catherine McCormack) -- his new bride and childhood love -- legendary Scottish warrior William Wallace (Mel Gibson, who also directed the film) slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule. With vivid battle scenes and a heaping portion of legend, Gibson's epic won five Oscars, including Best Picture.
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When space galleon cabin boy Jim Hawkins discovers a map to an intergalactic "loot of a thousand worlds," a cyborg cook named John Silver teaches him to battle supernovas and space storms. But soon, Jim realizes Silver is a pirate intent on mutiny!
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Sent to Alcatraz for life, hardened crook Frank Morris plans his unauthorized departure from the island prison. Enlisting two bank-robber brothers as accomplices, Morris meticulously works out every detail before commencing his daring escape attempt.
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In an Oscar-nominated performance, Vanessa Redgrave shines as Mary Stuart, queen of Scotland. Returning from France to assume the throne, Mary finds her ascension challenged by her brother, her husband and her cousin Queen Elizabeth I (Glenda Jackson). Timothy Dalton, Patrick McGoohan and Ian Holm co-star in this lavish production from director Charles Jarrott and producer Hal B. Wallis, creators of Anne of the Thousand Days.
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After returning home to a rugged island near Nova Scotia, Joanna (Betta St. John), daughter of the local bigwig (Alexander Knox), struggles to choose between three eligible bachelors -- the rebel (Patrick McGoohan), the steadfast friend (Michael Craig) and the poetry-quoting newcomer (William Sylvester). As the local lobster supply dwindles due to overfishing, the island's inhabitants encounter economic hardship and contemplate leaving for good.
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Patrick McGoohan plays nefarious drummer Johnny Cousin in a jazz version of Shakespeare's Othello. The story follows Cousin's scheme to alienate star musician Aurelius Rex (Paul Harris) from his singer wife, who Cousin covets for his own band. Real-life jazz luminaries, including Charles Mingus and Dave Brubeck, lend atmosphere to this offbeat thriller, which also offers plenty of unintentionally hilarious dialogue.
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