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La pasión según Berenice / The Passion of Berenice (1976) Jaime Humberto Hermosillo, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Martha Navarro, Blanca Torres, Drama, Thriller

La pasion segun Berenice (1976)
Berenice (Navarro) is a woman with a mysterious past. A scar crosses her face and nightmares of fire and horses fill her lonely nights. She maybe killed her husband but nobody can be sure. In the present, Berenice lives with her godmother (Roldán) a money lender so fragile that she’s always resting in her bed. The two women live in an almost perpetual seclusion, except on Sundays when they go to the church and to the movies. One day, the godmother’s doctor dies and she asks Berenice to go to his velatory. There they meet Rodrigo (Armendáriz Jr.) the doctor’s son, a handsome and free-spirited young man for whom Berenice falls in love.
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Ziegfeld Girl (1941) Robert Z. Leonard, Busby Berkeley, James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, Drama, Musical, Romance

Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl’s life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must leave behind her ageing vaudevillian father; vulnerable Sheila, the working girl pursued both by a millionaire and by her loyal boyfriend from Flatbush; and the mysterious European beauty Sandra, whose concert violinist husband cannot endure the thought of their escaping from poverty by promenading her glamor in skimpy costumes.
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Sitting Target (1972) Douglas Hickox, Oliver Reed, Jill St. John, Ian McShane, Action, Crime, Drama

Sitting Target (1972)
Escaped convicts Harry Lomart (Oliver Reed) and Birdy Williams (Ian McShane) are lying low before they prepare to skip the country. However, Lomart can’t control his rage at being cheated by his wife, Pat (Jill St. John), whilst he was inside, so he decides to kill her and her secret lover before he goes. This causes all sorts of complications to their escape plans.
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Texas Lady (1955) Tim Whelan, Claudette Colbert, Barry Sullivan, Ray Collins, Western

Texas Lady (1955)
Prudence travels to an isolated Texas town where she has inherited the local paper. She finds the place ruled over by the two men who wrested the area from the Indians twenty-five years before, and it is clear they do not welcome her free-spirited intervention. Support comes in the unexpected shape of the gambler she has just bested in New Orleans for her own family reasons.
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968) Robert Ellis Miller, Alan Arkin, Sondra Locke, Chuck McCann, Drama

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1969)
Sentimental story centers around a deaf-mute, Singer, and Mick, a teenager who lives in the house where he rents a room. Mick and Singer become friends, though they are separated by Singer’s lack of communication ability and Mick’s struggle with teenage traumas. The lives of the people Singer touches are varied, linked only by their friendship with Singer. His friends include a deaf-mute, a drunk, a and a doctor. Singer does his best to help those around him solve their problems, but who is there to help him solve his own?
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The Rawhide Years (1955) Rudolph Maté, Tony Curtis, Colleen Miller, Arthur Kennedy, Western

The Rawhide Years (Rudolph Mate, 1955)
Ben Matthews gives up the flashy life of a riverboat gambler, hoping to settle down in Galena with his girlfriend, luscious entertainer Zoe. But Galena’s leading citizen is murdered on the boat; Ben, on arrival, finds a lynch mob after his neck, and flees. Three years of wandering later, Zoe’s letters stop coming and Ben returns to find her and attempt the hopeless task of clearing himself.
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The Wonderful Country (1959) Robert Parrish, Robert Mitchum, Julie London, Gary Merrill, Romance, Western

The Wonderful Country (Robert Parrish, 1959)
Having fled to Mexico from the U.S. many years ago for killing his father’s murderer, Martin Brady travels to Texas to broker an arms deal for his Mexican boss, strongman Governor Cipriano Castro. Brady breaks a leg and while recuperating in Texas the gun shipment is stolen. Complicating matters further the wife of local army major Colton has designs on him, and the local Texas Ranger captain makes him a generous offer to come back to the states and join his outfit. After killing a man in self defense, Brady slips back over the border and confronts Castro who is not only unhappy that Brady has lost his gun shipment but is about to join forces with Colton to battle the local raiding Apache Indians.
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The Other (1972) Robert Mulligan, Uta Hagen, Diana Muldaur, Chris Udvarnoky, Drama, Horror, Mystery

The Other (Robert Mulligan, 1972)
In the summer of 1935, 12-year-old twins Niles and Holland Perry live with their family on a Connecticut farm. Their loving grandmother Ada has taught them something called “the game.” A number of accidents begin happening, and it seems to Niles that Holland is responsible. It is Ada who begins to see the truth, and she is the only one who can stop this macabre game of murder.
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La Mansion De Los Muertos Vivientes (1985) Jesus Franco, Lina Romay, Antonio Mayans, Mabel Escaño, Horror, Erotic

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Four strippers get a great deal on a vacation at a remote island resort. They soon find out why it was such a great deal when they learn the place is empty except for them ,the Gardner and the hotel manager. Little do the women know that something sinister has been going on this island and one by one they soon find out its terrible secret.
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