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In Name Only (1939) John Cromwell, Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Kay Francis, Drama, Romance

In Name Only (1939)
While out riding in the country, wealthy New Yorker Alec Walker meets young widow Julie Eden, and a relationship quickly develops. However, Alec has not told her that he is already locked into a loveless marriage to the avaricious Maida, who has contrived to convince his parents she is the ideal wife. A completely coincidental car crash alerts the two women to each other’s existence, a situation to which they react very differently.

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The April Fools (1969) Stuart Rosenberg, Jack Lemmon, Catherine Deneuve, Peter Lawford, Comedy, Drama, Romance

The April Fools (1969)
Newly-promoted if none too happily married Howard Brubaker leaves a rowdy Company party early with the stunning Catherine, whom it turns out is herself unhappily married – to the boss. They spend an innocent night in New York becoming more and more attracted to each other, so that when Catherine announces she intends to leave her husband and return to Paris Howard asks to go along too. In the cold light of morning problems and pressures from spouses crowd in.

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El gato desaparece / The Cat Vanishes (2011) Carlos Sorin, Luis Luque, Beatriz Spelzini, Maria Abadi, Drama, Thriller

El gato desaparece (2011)
Luis, a recognized university professor, out of the psychiatric clinic, where he spent the last three years, hospitalized after a psychotic episode that led him to threaten his wife and assistant chair. Clinical believe he is healed, but a relapse is always possible. Upon arriving home, Luis is attacked by her pet cat. Soon after, his wife note that the cat disappeared. Was Luis, ex-crazy, that ended the cat a new psychotic attack aggressiveness?

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Mad Foxes / Los violadores (1981) Paul Grau, José Gras, Laura Premica, Andrea Albani, Action, Thriller, Erotic

Mad Foxes (1981)
A guy, Robert O’ Neil, with a fancy sports car goes out for some fun with his 18-year old girlfriend (who happens to be a virgin). That’s when they are attacked by a bunch of Nazi-bikers who beat them and rape the girl. O’ Neil calls a friend of him, a martial arts teacher, for help. The same night, the teacher and his students attack the bikers and castrate their leader. A circle of vengeance has begun…

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The Sea Wolves (1980) Andrew V. McLaglen, Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven, Action, History, War

The Sea Wolves (1980)
In March 1943, in the World War II, the Germans use the neutral harbor of the Portuguese colony of Mormugoa to transmit information to a U-Boat about the allied ships to sink them in international waters. In Calcutta, the British Intelligence assigns Colonel Lewis Pugh and Captain Gavin Stewart to spy in Goa and they discover that there are three German vessels anchored in the area and the famous spy Trompeta is based in Goa. They kidnap Trompeta to interrogate him but Lewis accidentally kills the spy after fighting with him in the runaway car. Meanwhile Gavin has one night stand with the gorgeous and elegant Mrs. Cromwell, who is the partner of Trompeta. They fail in their mission, but Lewis and Gavin convince their chief to use the veterans from Calcutta Light Horse led by the retired Colonel W.H. Grice to travel to Goa on board of the old ship Phoebe, pretending to be drunken businessmen on holiday.

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The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956) Raoul Walsh, Jane Russell, Richard Egan, Joan Leslie, Drama

The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956)
Set in the early ’40s, a San Francisco prostitute is run out of town just as the second World War has begun to intensify. Mamie settles down in Hawaii, hoping to start a new life. Though her prospects look good when she falls in love with a science-fiction writer who treats her with the respect she deserves, the dawning war and the fallacies of her previous lifestyle complicate their budding romance. Mamie cannot fully remove herself from her former profession, and provides some of her old services to the sailors stationed in town. Searching for another means of financial security, Mamie invests in several pieces of real estate and becomes quite wealthy, though her bad reputation has not been forgotten by the locals.

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