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Films with: Hackman, Gene

Another woman
When a distinguished philosophy professor turns 50, she feels compelled to take emotional stock of her life. But the deeper she digs the more her life seems to unravel, until she realizes that her search for truth is a personal odyssey of self-examination, discovery and acceptance.
DVD 2250
Antz
Life is no picnic for Z, a small worker ant with some very big ideas, whose chances with the beautiful Princess Bala are literally one in a billion. When Z convinces his soldier ant buddy to switch places with him, his simple life takes a wild turn.
DVD 9278
Birdcage
The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family. Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down.
DVD 2008
Bonnie and Clyde
A mixture of comedy and brutal violence, this film is based on the exploits of the notorious American outlaws of the 1930's, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.
DVD 3205
Conversation
A provoking mystery-suspense drama explores the morality of privacy in the story of Harry Caul, a surveillance expert, who conducts a routine surveillance job only to later find himself suspicious that he has become an unwitting player in murder scheme.
DVD 2028
Conversation
A routine wiretapping job turns into a nightmare when Harry, a surveillance man, hears something disturbing in his recording of a young couple in a park. His investigation of the tape and how it might be used sends Harry spiraling into a web of secrecy, murder, and paranoia.
DVD 10576
Downhill racer
A skier desperate to win gold in the Olympics joins an American team only to find that his new coach doesn't agree with how he goes about getting it.
DVD 7099
Enemy of the state
"Robert Clayton Dean is a successful Washington D.C. attorney who-- without his knowledge-- is given a video that ties a top official of the National Security Agency to a political murder! Instantly, every aspect of Dean's once-normal life is targeted by a lethal team of skilled NSA surveillance operatives, who wage a relentless, ultrahigh-tech campaign to discredit him and retrieve the incriminating evidence!"--Container.
DVD 6255
Eureka
In the Canadian wilderness, Jack McCann breaks through the snow to an underground cavern and becomes the world's richest man. Twenty years later Jack is living like a king in his own Caribbean island but his dream becomes a nightmare when his daughter marries a gigolo, his wife becomes a drunk and his lawyer becomes a gangster who will stop at nothing to get money to build a casino.
DVD 2926
Firm
A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm.
DVD 2067
French connection I & II
I. Two New York City narcotics detectives learn of a scheme to smuggle a large quantity of heroin inside an automobile being shipped from France. II. Gene Hackman returns in the role of hard-hitting detective Popoeye Doyle who travels to Marseilles in prusuit of the heroin dealers who he hit, but failed to kill in New York.
DVD 1659
Get Shorty
Loanshark Chili Palmer has done his time as a gangster, so when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down and out filmmakerHarry Zimm, he talks tough and then pitches Harry a script idea. Everything would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it were't for the drug smugglers and gangsters who won't leave him alone.
DVD 1294
Heist
An accomplished thief has his career jeopardized after he's caught on security cameras during a job. Broke, he and his associates are blackmailed by their longtime fence into jacking Swiss gold bars from an airplane. As they plot the complicated score, he and his crew become suspicious of the relationship between his young wife and the fence's nephew, who has been planted on the crew to keep an eye on them for his uncle. Betrayals and backstabbings are the order of the day as they get closer to the payday of a lifetime.
DVD 1231
Hoosiers
A basketball coach with a checkered past leads him to a last-chance position with a last-chance team.
DVD 249
Imaginary witness Hollywood and the Holocaust /
This documentary examines the American film and television industry's response to the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi persecution of the Jews before, during, and after World War II. Uses film clips, newsreel footage and interviews of filmmakers and Holocaust survivors.
DVD 6697
Island of hope -- island of tears the story of Ellis Island : the American Immigration experience /
Island of Hope - Island of Tears is the story of Ellis Island and a tribute to the over 18 million immigrants who journeyed to America in search of freedom and opportunity. These immigrants' stories are told as they bravely faced the unknown, from the time they left their homelands to the moment the doors of Ellis opened, revealing the great promise of America.--Container.
DVD 8790
Mississippi burning
Set in Mississippi in 1964, this is a fictionalized version of the case of the murder of three young civil rights workers, the FBI's attempts to find the missing boys and the clash between the authorities and the locals in a Klan-dominated town.
DVD 1166
Night moves
A self-styled detective scrounging a living out of divorce actions, missing persons, and runaway kids finally gets his first big case. Unraveling his mystery, he's always one step behind.
DVD 4921
No way out
A powerful tale of intrigue set in the political whirl of Washington and the inner corridors of the Pentagon.
DVD 335
Poseidon adventure
DVD 526
Royal Tenenbaums
Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal, had left them long ago, but now returns to make things right with his family.
DVD 1723
Scarecrow
Max, just out of prison, plans to open a car wash in Pittsburgh. Lionel, back from five years at sea, wants to visit the child he's never seen. Meeting on the road, the 2 forge a touching friendship tempered through hard times.
DVD 7806
Superman
A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others.
DVD 10745
Under fire
The final days of Somoza's Nicaragua as witnessed and experienced by three American journalists.
DVD 1313
Unforgiven
Two retired, down-on-their luck outlaws pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey.
DVD 580