Reservoir Dogs on VHS. Starring Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn, Steve Buscemi, Lawrence Tierney. Directed by Quentin Tarantino. 1992.
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Four Perfect Killers. One Perfect Crime. Now All They To Fear Is Each Other.
They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is a police informer. But which one? Critically acclaimed for its raw power and breathtaking ferocity, it’s a brilliant new American gangster movie classic from writer-director Quentin Tarantino.
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Big Fish on VHS. Adventure drama fantasy movie starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard. With Steve Buscemi, Danny DeVito, Deep Roy, Destiny Cyrus. Directed by Tim Burton. 2003.
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Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, portrayed by five-time Best Actor Oscar nominee Albert Finney, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true picture of his father from flashbacks of his amazing adventures in this marvel of a movie.
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Armageddon on VHS. Starring Bruce Willis. With Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Will Patton, Steve Buscemi, Keith David, Peter Stormare, Michael Clarke Duncan, Owen Wilson. Directed by Michael Bay. 1998.
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For Love. For Honor. For Mankind.
When NASA’s executive director, Dan Truman (Thornton), realizes the Earth has 18 days before it’s obliterated by a meteor the size of Texas, he has only one option — land a ragtag team of roughneck oil drillers on the asteroid and drop a nuclear warhead into its core.
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Escape From L.A. on VHS. Starring Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Stacy Keach, Peter Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Pam Grier, Bruce Campbell. Directed by John Carpenter. 1996.
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Into the 9.6-quaked Los Angeles of 2013 comes Snake Plisskin (Russell). His job: wade through L.A.’s ruined landmarks to retrieve a doomsday device. Don’t miss the excitement as Snake surfs Wilshire Blvd., shoots hoops at the Coliseum, dive bombs into the Happy Kingdom theme park, and mixes it up with a wild assortment of family, friend and foes.
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