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Skin

2008 | NR | 4.0 out of 5 Stars

Both her father (Sam Neill) and mother (Alice Krige) are white, but Sandra Laing (Sophie Okonedo) is born with dark skin -- a complex problem in the era of South African apartheid that soon drives a wedge into the family in this poignant drama based on a true story. Though her parents fight to have the government classify her as white, Sandra grows up in a divided world, and experiences her parents can't understand make her question her identity.
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The Hunt for Red October

1990 | NR | 4.0 out of 5 Stars

When a Soviet nuclear sub headed toward American waters drops off U.S. scanners, the Yanks scramble to take defensive steps. But CIA analyst Jack Ryan convinces the brass that the sub's commander has something else in mind.
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Doctor Zhivago

2002 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

As political turmoil rumbles through Russia, Doctor Zhivago is trapped in a love triangle between his wife and his mistress. Meanwhile, the Bolshevik Revolution will change all their lives forever in this miniseries remake of the classic 1965 film.
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Doctor Zhivago

2002 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

As political turmoil rumbles through Russia, Doctor Zhivago is trapped in a love triangle between his wife and his mistress. Meanwhile, the Bolshevik Revolution will change all their lives forever in this miniseries remake of the classic 1965 film.
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The Tudors: Season 1

2007 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

This historically loose but visually lush drama series toasts the earlier days of King Henry VIII, as the handsome young king juggles the pressure to produce a male heir, momentous political decisions and his appetite for ladies-in-waiting.
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The Dragon Pearl

2011 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Josh and Ling were expecting a boring vacation visiting each of their parents at an archaeological dig in China. But the new friends soon discover they're right in the middle of an adventure when they find a Chinese Golden Dragon.
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National Geographic: Super Croc

2002 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

In the parched Sahara desert, Dr. Paul Sereno joins with reptile expert Dr. Brady Barr for an around-the-globe adventure-packed quest to flesh out this ancient 40-foot croc. Computer animation takes viewers back in time to see how Super Croc might have lived and battled for its food. Narrated by Sam Neill.
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Dean Spanley

2008 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

At a visiting swami's lecture, Edwardian gentleman Fisk (Jeremy Northam) meets his district's strange new clergyman, Dean Spanley (Sam Neill). The dean is a firm believer in reincarnation, which he expounds upon freely when drinking a particular Hungarian wine. Curious, Fisk delivers a case of the stuff to the dean, regaling in the man's stories about his previous life as a dog. Peter O'Toole co-stars in this offbeat British comedy.
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The Piano

1993 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Holly Hunter stars as Ada McGrath, a mute but strong-willed 19th-century Scottish expatriate who arrives in New Zealand with her daughter (Anna Paquin) and her beloved piano in tow. Although betrothed to a landowner (Sam Neill), she's pulled into an affair with a laborer (Harvey Keitel). Hunter and Paquin both won Oscars for their performances in this haunting drama from writer-director Jane Campion.
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The Hunter

2011 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Willem Dafoe stars as a mercenary sent to Tasmania to track down the last living Tasmanian tiger and obtain its genetic material. Once he reaches the tiger's wild habitat, the hunter poses as a scientist to begin his search.
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Snow White: A Tale of Terror

1997 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

This Gothic retelling of the immortal fable stars a wickedly wonderful Sigourney Weaver as vain noblewoman Claudia Hoffman, who, threatened by the presence and beauty of her stepdaughter Lilly, tries to dispatch her rival by invoking the black arts.
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To the Ends of the Earth

2005 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

Within the confines of a cramped vessel bound for Australia, a naïve young aristocrat learns how to navigate the waters of every social class. But along the way, he must deal with a hostile captain and the constant threat of attack.
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To the Ends of the Earth

2005 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

During a long ocean voyage to Australia in 1812, naïve young aristocrat Edmund Talbot rubs fellow crew members the wrong way with his haughty manner. But within the cramped vessel, Talbot learns how to navigate the waters of every social class.
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Event Horizon

1997 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

Seven years after it went missing, a spaceship sends a garbled signal back to Earth that sounds a lot like a cry for help. A rescue ship is dispatched to investigate, but the crew soon realizes that something unimaginable has happened on board.
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In Her Skin

2009 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

When pretty 15-year-old Rachel goes missing, the police dismiss the incident as a runaway, but her parents and everyone soon suspect envious 19-year-old Caroline, the overweight, acne-ridden daughter of a domineering father.
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My Brilliant Career

1979 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

Refractory Sybylla Melvyn (Judy Davis) bucks 19th century societal conventions in this charming Australian film helmed by Gillian Armstrong. On Sybylla's path toward realizing her dream of artistic greatness, she casts aside a starchy suitor, exasperates her mother and confounds her grandmother. But when Sybylla falls for affluent landowner Harry Beecham (Sam Neill), she must choose between traditional marriage and pursuing her career ambitions.
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Restoration

1995 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

After saving the life of someone close to King Charles II, Robert Merivel, a young 17th-century physician, is invited to join King Charles's court. Everything changes, however, when the king orders Merivel to marry his mistress.
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Victory

1996 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

Axel Heyst (Willem Dafoe) lives in the Dutch East Indies port of Surabaya, in a hotel owned by a racist German. An all-woman orchestra plays in the hotel each night, and the orchestra owner agrees to "sell" one of the girls, Alma (Irene Jacob), to the German. Heyst saves Alma from this terrible fate and they escape to a remote island, but the German sends the sinister Mr. Jones (Sam Neill) and his bandits to hunt them down.
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Country Life

1994 | NR | 3.2 out of 5 Stars

Sam Neill and Greta Scacchi star in this adaptation of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" set in rural Australia in the 1920s. Jack and his niece work hard running the family farm to support Jack's brother-in-law, Alexander, a literary critic living in London. The trouble begins when Alexander returns to the farm with a beautiful young wife, who will soon bewitch Jack as well as the local doctor, Max.
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Omen III: The Final Conflict

1981 | NR | 3.2 out of 5 Stars

Satan's son has grown up in this second sequel to the 1976 horror hit. Now in his 30s, Damien Thorn is leader of the world's largest corporation. But his plans for world domination hit a snag when he spots an omen of his archrival's second coming.
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Children of the Revolution

1996 | NR | 3.1 out of 5 Stars

The enigmatic Judy Davis stars as Joan, an extremely devoted Communist Australian enamored of Joseph Stalin and his ideas. She writes him letters, and when she gets pregnant, she thinks the child is his. When she gives birth, she raises the child in a manner she perceives as the proper Communist Party way. What becomes of this child? The film spans forty years. Peter Duncan writes and directs this biting satire.
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Sweet Revenge

1998 | NR | 3.1 out of 5 Stars

After saving each other from jumping off a bridge, Henry Bell (Sam Neill) and Karen Knightly (Helena Bonham Carter) plot to avenge the people who drove them to suicide. Henry will ruin the life of the woman (Kristin Scott Thomas) who married Karen's boyfriend, while Karen will work as a secretary for the man (Steve Coogan) who took Henry's job. Whether revenge will be sweet -- or bittersweet -- is anyone's guess.
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Sirens

1993 | NR | 3.1 out of 5 Stars

A Church of England official and his wife arrive in Australia on a mission to keep an artist from exhibiting a painting with mixed erotic and religious themes. The painter's uninhibited trio of models, however, complicate the situation.
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Angel

2007 | NR | 2.9 out of 5 Stars

In this adaptation of a novel by British author Elizabeth Taylor, Romola Garai plays Angel, a grocer's daughter who writes her way to the life she'd imagined when her success as a romance novelist enables her to buy the country mansion of her dreams. True paradise, however, remains elusive in this satire of period melodramas directed by François Ozon and co-starring Michael Fassbender, Sam Neill and Charlotte Rampling.
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