A former Marine is hired to infiltrate an alien race in order allow a corporation to continue mining a precious metal that is crucial to the Earth's existence. The wheelchair-bound veteran uses a sophisticated Avatar to live as one of the Na'vi people.
In 2019 Los Angeles, the police department has a special Blade Runner unit to track down and eliminate cyborgs called "replicants." Detective Rick Deckard's final assignment before retirement is to track down six replicants who have hijacked a ship back to Earth.
A young, strong-minded Southern woman faces the uncertainty and sweeping changes facing her family and their entire way of life brought about by the Civil War and its aftermath.
Harry Potter. Years 1-6
Call Number: various
Publication Date: 2001-2011
As an infant, Harry Potter was the only one able to defeat the evil wizard Voldemort. At the age of 10, he is whisked off to Hogwart's School of Witchcraft and Wizardry where he meets lifelong friends and enemies, and learns the magic he will need for his final confrontation with Voldemort.
In a futuristic world, Dom Cobb is a major player in the world of corporate espionage because of his ability to retrieve secrets from someone while they are in a dream state. Now, he and his team have been hired to do the seemingly impossible - to actually plant the original idea into the dreamer's mind.
Tony Stark, a wealthy arms manufacturer, survives capture and torture by extremists and subsequently must depend on an electronic implant to keep his heart beating. He soon discovers that the same technology can power an armored suit that gives him superhero capabilites and allows him to fight evil.
The X-Men, a group of mutant superheroes, must fight against a society that wants to "cure" them of their mutations. At the same time, they face one of their former teammates who has discovered new powers that she uses to against the X-men.
This epic fantasy follows Frodo Baggins, a hobbit from the peaceful Shire, and his fellow travellers as try to return the powerful One Ring to Mt. Doom. The company of elves, dwarves, hobbits, and men, lead by the wizard Gandalf, must fight armies of powerful evil creatures in order to save their lands from the dark lord, Sauron .
Emmy-award series that looks at Earth's diverse habitats and their inhabitant. Each episode includes an overview of the geographic area and a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges of filming in that locale.
The "Borrowers" are a small family that have made their home under the floorboards in a human-sized house, borrowing ordinary items to create their home. The daughter, Arietty, is discovered by a young boy in the home and the two embark on a secret adventure.
In 1954, a US Marshall is called to Shutter Island, a hospital for the criminally insane, to investigate the disappearance of an inmate. He soon discovers that there is something more sinister going which involves his own troubled past.
A lonely old curmdugeon, in an attempt to escape the retirement home, attaches thousands of balloons to his house and floats away. He discovers a stoweaway, Wilderness Scout Rusell, and they two land in the jungle where they must defeat a crazed scientist.
In rural England, a young man and his farm horse develop a special bond.The horse is taken to serve as a war horse and changes the lives of many soldiers and civilians during the course of World War I.