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Films with: Lancaster, Burt

1900
Two boys are born in Parma, Italy on the day of composer Giuseppe Verdi's death in 1901. Alfredo Berlinghieri is the son of a wealthy landowner and Olmo Dalco is the son of a poverty-stricken peasant who becomes a communist and labor organizer. Though the boys are childhood friends, they increasingly come into conflict as adults as Alfredo panders to the increasingly powerful fascists while Olmo fights relentlessly against Mussolini's followers.
DVD 4650
Airport
The manager of an international airport must juggle personal crises with professional responsibilities as he attempts to keep his blizzard-torn facility open to rescue a bomb-damaged jetliner.
DVD 66
Apache
The story of Massai, the last of the fierce Apache warriors, and his single-handed, bloody war against the entire U.S. Army. The former pacifist learns "might makes right" from the oppressive soldiers, and seeks to defend the rights of his tribe after the 1886 humiliating surrender by their chief Geronimo.
DVD 2213
Atlantic City
A smalltime, aging Mafia hood falls in love with a clam bar waitress, and they share the spoils of the big score against the backdrop of a changing Atlantic City.
DVD 2020
Birdman of Alcatraz the story of a real and living man-- /
The true story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment.
DVD 1691
Brute force
Joe Collins of Cell R-17 in Westgate Penitentiary is planning a mass breakout. The warden, Capt. Munsey, gets wind of this plan and seeks to further his career by crushing it. Violence erupts and Collins and Munsey come face to face with each other.
DVD 115
Buffalo Bill and the Indians or, Sitting Bull's history lesson /
"Although Buffalo Bill has fought Indians and Civil War battles, nothing can prepare him for his newest challenge: show business! His 'Wild West Show' is hugely popular, but when he signs a former enemy, Sioux Chief Sitting Bull, for a featured role, a hysterical clash of cultures reverberates far beyond the boundaries of their sprawling outdoor theater. And the complications only multiply when the troupe discovers it must put on a special command performance-- for none other than the President of the United States!"--Container.
DVD 1521
Cassandra crossing
This bizarre entry into the disaster film genre concerns a group of hapless passengers aboard a transcontinental luxury train who are infected with a viral plague by a group of terrorists. Burt Lancaster plays military man Mackenzie, who wants to send the train across a rickety bridge so all the passengers will die, with Mackenzie reasoning the tragedy will give the terrorist movement a bad name. Among the passengers on the train trying to build up antibodies are Jennifer Rispoli Chamberlain (Sophia Loren); Nicole (Ava Gardner), who is embroiled in an affair with a younger man named Robby Navarro (Martin Sheen); and Dr. Jonathan Chamberlain (Richard Harris), a physician who wants to save the passengers but ends up duking it out with the terrorists
DVD 861
Criss cross
An armored car driver is suckered into a burglary by his ex-wife and her hoodlum husband. Multiple back-stabbing and double-crosses ensue.
DVD 13297
Ernest Hemingway's The killers
Melodramatic thriller based on the Hemingway story about two hit men who become curious about the life and death of the man they were hired to kill.
DVD 3050
Field of dreams
Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life.
DVD 612
From here to eternity
Drama about life in the Army in the days prior to World War II. Shows the effect of Army discipline on an individualistic former boxing champion who defies the attempts of officers and men to break him when he refuses to fight on the company's boxing team. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
DVD 1610
Gattopardo The leopard /
Set in Sicily in the 1800s, this film depicts Prince Salina, a great landowner, who watches the decrease of the aristocracy's power and influence during the 'Il Risorgimento', the unification of Italy under the royal House of Savoy. The upper class tries to ignore the nationalist movements, while the prince's rebellious nephew joins Giuseppe Garibaldi's revolutionaries.
DVD 5854
Judgment at Nuremberg
American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career.
DVD 5210
Local hero
A comedy about the interaction between Americans representing a Texas oil company and the inhabitants of a small village in Scotland.
DVD 278
Osterman weekend
TV personality John Tanner is looking forward to a reunion party with his closest friends. That is, until the CIA warn him that they are all Soviet agents. Suddenly, he and his family are caught in a nightmare of terror, deception, helplessness and violent death.
DVD 3699
Separate but equal
This made-for TV movie dramatizes the events leading to the landmark Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation.
DVD 13317
Separate tables
At the Beauregard Hotel, all the eccentric guests feel lonely. In one emotional evening, four of them will bare their innermost secrets and change each other's lives forever.
DVD 11700
Seven days in May
A popular general attempts to take over the U.S. government.
DVD 633
Sweet smell of success
"A powerful film about a ruthless journalist and an unscrupulous press agent who'll do anthing to achieve success"--Container.
DVD 1335
Swimmer
One summer morning a troubled suburbanite decides to "swim" home via the pools of his wealthy friends.
DVD 1935
Train
Members of the French Resistance vow to stop a train, laden with stolen French art treasures, before it reaches Berlin.
DVD 41
Ulzana's raid
A scout leads U.S. cavalrymen on a hunt for Ulzana and his band of renegade Indians.
DVD 579
Vera Cruz
During the Mexican Revolution of 1866, two American adventurers sign up to escort a carriage from the palace of Emperor Maximilian I in Mexico City to the seaport of Vera Cruz. Aboard the carriage is a beautiful French countess and a treasure of three million dollars in gold coins. Includes original theatrical trailer.
DVD 2215