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  • He was where he shouldn’t have been and saw what he shouldn’t have seen. Now, who will believe the word of a career thief and ex-con? Who will trust Luther Whitney when he says he saw a woman killed — and that the man responsible for her death is the President of the United States?

    Clint Eastwood portrays Whitney and directs this crisp, finely acted thriller based on David Baldacci’s best-selling novel. The stellar cast, which includes Gene Hackman and Ed Harris, creates well-rounded characters that intensify a constantly spiralling game of cat and mouse between Whitney, local police and the highest levels of White House power. Eastwood is a master at steadily raising the stakes in thrillers. Here his mastery is absolute.

  • Dr. Guy Luthan did everything right but it turned out wrong. A patient under his care at New York’s Gramercy Hospital mysteriously died, and now Luthan wants to know why. However, when he looks for post-mortem details, he finds no body... and no records. 

    Hugh Grant plays Luthan in Extreme Measures, “one of the most effective paranoid suspense movies since The Fugitive” (Chicago Tribune). Gene Hackman and Sarah Jessica Parker co-star in this mystery thriller posing a medical ethics dilemma to keep you thinking long after it ends. Luthan’s determined to unravel the bizarre conspiracy into which he’s stumbled. But he’s not the only one willing to go to extremes.

  • Kevin Costner plays the most famous lawman ever to stride the Wild West. In a gritty, complex portrayal hailed as a “classic American performance” (Bob Campbell, Newhouse Newspapers), Academy Award® winner.

    Costner plays the man who became a myth in an epic, action-filled saga directed and co-written by Lawrence Kasdan. Gene Hackman as Wyatt’s iron-willed father and Dennis Quaid as Earp’s deadly best friend, Doc Holliday, add power to this hard-hitting Western. From Wichita to Dodge City to the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, Wyatt Earp is a thrilling journey of romance, adventure and mythic courage.

  • Clint Eastwood’s film Unforgiven is an exciting modern classic that rode off with four 1992 Academy Awards®, including Best Picture and Director. "The movie summarized everything I feel about the Western," Eastwood told the Los Angeles Times. "The moral is the concern with gunplay."

    Eastwood and Morgan Freeman play retired, down-on-their-luck outlaws who pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey. Richard Harris is an ill-fated interloper, a colourful killer-for-hire called English Bob, and Best Supporting Actor Oscar® winner Gene Hackman is the sly and brutal local sheriff whose brand of law enforcement ranges from unconventional to ruthless. Big trouble is coming to Big Whiskey. And Unforgiven is "a Western for the ages" (Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times).

  • Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman and Margo Kidder return in this blockbuster sequel to one of the most beloved superhero movies ever made. 

    On the verge of giving up his powers of love, Superman (Reeve) is confronted by three super-criminals from his home planet who have esaped imprisonment and come to Earth with the same abilities as the man of steel.

  • Depression-era drifters Clyde Barrow (Warren Beatty) and Bonnie Parker (Faye Dunaway) embark on a life of crime. They crave adventure – and each other. We are unprepared for the cascading violence that follows; we learn they can be hurt – and dread they will be killed.

    The vivid title-role performances get superb support from Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman and Estelle Parsons, 1967 Best Supporting Actress Academy Award® winner. Bonnie and Clyde continually dazzles, thanks to director Arthur Penn, cinematographer Burnett Guffey (winner of the film’s second Oscar®) and editor Dede Allen. Decades later, it’s still a thunderous, thrilling ride.