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Murder by Numbers (DVD)
116 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Summary:
Two unlikely high school friends execute a 'flawless' murder with the hopes of using the established forensic rules to help them get away with it. A female detective with a history begins to see through their veil of misdirection.
Contents:
Issued with: A Perfect Murder and Murder in the First.
Credits:
Produced by Richard Crystal, Barbet Schroeder and Susan Hoffman, written by Tony Gayton, directed by Barbet Schroeder, edited by Lee Percy, music by Clint Mansell, Director of photography, Luciano Tovoli.
Murder in the First (DVD)
123 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1994.
Summary:
In this fact-based story, a convict is confined to the dungeons of Alcatraz for three years in isolation after a failed escape. When he at last emerges from the total darkness, he's confused, savage, barely human, and he immediately kills the stoolie who ratted on his escape. It's an open-and-shut case of Murder One. But his resolute attorney puts Alcatraz and its sadistic associate warden on trial in his client's behalf.
Contents:
Issued with: A Perfect Murder and Murder by Numbers.
Credits:
Directed by Marc Rocco, produced by Marc Frydman and Mark Wolper, screenplay by Dan Gordon, camera by Fred Murphy, music by Christopher Young, edited by Russell Livingstone.
A Murder of Crows (DVD)
101 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Summary:
The story of one man's struggle with his responsibilities as a lawyer and with the appetite of his ego. Prominent New Orleans attorney Lawson Russell (Cuba Gooding, Jr.) puts his name on a best seller he didn't write. However, the novel he stole was a factual account of a series of murders.
Credits:
Producers, Elie Samaha, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Ashok Amritraj; writer and director, Rowdy Herrington.
Murder or Mercy (VHS)
78 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1974 motion picture by QM Productions.
Summary:
A noted doctor stands trial for the mercy killing of his terminally-ill wife.
Credits:
Executive producer, Quinn Martin; producer, Adrian Samish; director, Harvey Hart; writer, Douglas Day Stewart.
Music Box (DVD)
126 min.
- Feature Film
First released as a motion picture in 1989.
Summary:
A Chicago attorney agrees to defend her Hungarian immigrant father against accusations of heinous war crimes committed fifty years earlier. As the trial unfolds, she probes for evidence that will not only establish his innocence but also lay to rest her own agonizing doubts about his past.
Credits:
Written by Joe Eszterhas; produced by Irwin Winkler; directed by Costa-Gavras; director of photography, Patrick Blossier; production designer, Jeannine Claudia Oppewell.
My Cousin Vinny (VHS & DVD)
120 min.
- Feature Film
Video release of the 1992 motion picture.
Available in both DVD and VHS.
Summary:
Two carefree pals mistakenly arrested and charged with murder are defended by the cousin of one of them (Vinny), a former auto mechanic of Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his sixth try. Vinny's never been in court and this case quickly turns into a hysterical escapade.
Credits:
Produced by Dale Launer and Paul Schiff; directed by Jonathan Lynn; writer, Dale Launer.
North Country (DVD)
2 hr. 3 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Based on the book "Class Action: The Story of Lois Jensen and the Landmark Case that Changed Sexual Harassment Law" by Clara Bingham and Laura Leedy.
Summary:
Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota steel mine after splitting with her violent husband. But the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment, but none of the other women will join her case for fear that things will only get worse. A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the U.S. - Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won a landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Credits:
Produced by Nana Greenwald, Jeff Skoll, and Nick Wechsler; screenplay by Michael Seitzman; directed by Niki Caro; director of photography, Chris Menges; art director, Gregory S. Hooper; editor, David Coulson; music, Gustavo Santaolalla; costume designer, Cindy Evans; production designer, Richard Hoover; visual effects supervisor, Eric Durst.
Nuts (DVD)
116 min.
- Feature Film
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
Based on the play by Tom Topor.
Summary:
Courtroom thriller in which the accused (Streisand) fights to prove her competency to stand trial.
Credits:
Teri Schwartz, Cis Corman, executive producers; Tom Topor, Darryl Ponicsan, Alvin Sargent, screenplay; Barbra Streisand, producer; Martin Ritt, director.
The Onion Field (DVD & VHS)
126 min.
- Feature Film
Videocassette release of the 1979 motion picture.
Based on the book of the same title by Joseph Wambaugh.
Summary:
A true story about two Los Angeles cops who are kidnapped. One of the officers is murdered in a deserted onion field between Los Angeles and Bakersfield, Calif. The reality of day-to-day police work is scrutinized and while the wheels of justice turn slowly, the surviving policeman becomes an emotional cripple, believing that he is responsible for his partner's death.
Credits:
Director, Harold Becker; producer, Walter Coblenz; screenplay, Joseph Wambaugh; music, Emuir Deodato.
On the Waterfront (DVD)
108 min.
- Feature Film
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1954.
Academy Award for Best Picture, 1954.
Summary:
A young dockworker tries to break the hold of a waterfront boss.
Credits:
Director, Eliz Kazan; producer, Sam Spiegel; screenplay, Budd Schulberg; music, Leonard Bernstein.

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