Top Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent Pan's Labyrinth on DVD Pan's Labyrinth
Synopsis
Living with her tyrannical stepfather and pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia retreats to a labyrinth where she meets a mythical faun. He claims she is destined to become princess of the Underworld, but first she must carry out three perilous tasks.
Cast
Cast
Ivana Baquero, Sergi López , Maribel Verdú, Doug Jones, Ariadna Gil, Álex Angulo, Manolo Solo, Cesar Bea, Roger Casamajor
Director
Director
Guillermo del Toro
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Fantasy, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Dramas, Spanish Language, Spain
Rent The City of Lost Children on DVD The City of Lost Children
Synopsis
With a mad scientist kidnapping children to steal their dreams, only brave young Miette (Judith Vittet) and a kindhearted circus strongman (Ron Perlman) can save them. Part fantasy, part nightmare, this production used more special effects than any other French film to date. Featuring stunning visuals from directors Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro, the sci-fi fairy tale was nominated for a Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival.
Cast
Cast
Ron Perlman, Dominique Pinon, Genevieve Brunet, Francois Hadji-Lazaro, Daniel Emilfork, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Judith Vittet, Marc Caro
Director
Director
Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, French Language, France
Rent Night Watch on DVD Night Watch
Synopsis
This first installment of the trilogy based on the sci-fi novels by Sergei Lukyanenko plays upon the tension between light and dark, pitting the superhuman Night Watch patrollers (known as the "Others") against the shadowed forces of the night.
Cast
Cast
Konstantin Khabensky, Vladimir Menshov, Valeri Zolotukhin, Mariya Poroshina, Galina Tyunina, Yuri Kutsenko
Director
Director
Timur Bekmambetov
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Supernatural Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Supernatural Horror, Vampires, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Horror, Russian Language, Russia
Rent 2046 on DVD 2046
Synopsis
In this loose sequel to Hong Kong-based filmmaker Wong Kar-Wai's In the Mood for Love, Tony Leung Chiu-wai returns as struggling writer Chow Mo-wan, but now he's a boozing womanizer who writes soft porn. Through time travel and parallel worlds, this lushly photographed romantic drama explores Mo-wan's relationships with various women, including the one he truly loves, Su Lizhen (Gong Li). 2046 premiered at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival.
Cast
Cast
Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Li Gong, Takuya Kimura, Faye Wong, Ziyi Zhang, Carina Lau, Chen Chang, Wang Sum, Ping Lam Siu, Maggie Cheung
Director
Director
Kar Wai Wong
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, China, Cantonese Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Metropolis on DVD Metropolis
Synopsis
In the year 2026, when the populace is divided between workers who must live underground and the wealthy, who enjoy a futuristic city of splendor, a man from the upper class abandons his privileged life to join oppressed workers in a revolt. Perhaps the most famous and influential of all silent films, German director Fritz Lang's masterpiece has now been magnificently restored to include the original 1927 orchestral score.
Cast
Cast
Alfred Abel, Gustav Frohlich, Brigitte Helm, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Fritz Rasp, Theodor Loos, Heinrich George
Director
Director
Fritz Lang
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Silent Films, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Classics, Germany, Foreign Regions
Rent Day Watch on DVD Day Watch
Synopsis
To protect his son, who has come under the dark side's control, Anton (Konstantin Khabensky) seeks an ancient artifact that threatens to upset an uneasy peace with the light side -- putting Moscow at risk for a devastating cataclysm. Anton finds himself in the middle of a mythic conflict between the forces of light and dark in this sequel to Night Watch, the surprise supernatural hit thriller from Russia.
Cast
Cast
Konstantin Khabensky, Vladimir Menshov, Mariya Poroshina, Viktor Verzbitsky, Galina Tyunina, Aleksei Chadov, Yegor Dronov, Zhanna Friske, Dmitry Martynov
Director
Director
Timur Bekmambetov
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Supernatural Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Supernatural Horror, Vampires, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Horror, Russian Language, Russia
Rent Timecrimes on DVD Timecrimes
Synopsis
After accidentally traveling to the past, Héctor (Karra Elejalde) meets himself and triggers a series of mysterious events that lead to a shocking crime. The gripping time-travel story -- at once deeply intricate and easy to follow -- also stars Candela Fernández. Oscar-nominated short-film director Nacho Vigalondo makes his feature debut with this finely crafted sci-fi thriller.
Cast
Cast
Karra Elejalde, Candela Fernández, Barbara Goenaga, Juan Inciarte, Nacho Vigalondo
Director
Director
Nacho Vigalondo
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Spain, Foreign Thrillers, Spanish Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Solaris on DVD Solaris
Synopsis
Scientist Kris Kelvin travels to the mysterious planet Solaris to investigate the failure of an earlier mission. But when his long-dead wife appears on the space station, he realizes the planet has the power to materialize human desires. Director Andrei Tarkovsky's sci-fi cult classic, based on Stanislaw Lem's novel, presents an uncompromisingly unique and poetic meditation on space travel and its physical and existential ramifications.
Cast
Cast
Donatas Banionis, Natalya Bondarchuk, Juri Jarvet, Anatoli Solonitsyn, Vladislav Dvorzhetsky, Nikolai Grinko, Sos Sarkisyan
Director
Director
Andrei Tarkovsky
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classics, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Russia, Foreign Art House, Russian Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions, Psychological Thrillers, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent The Promise on DVD The Promise
Synopsis
A beautiful girl becomes the most powerful royal concubine in the king's palace. But after years of being pampered, she grows spoiled, and a goddess punishes her with a curse that says she will never find true love until time flows in reverse.
Cast
Cast
Cecilia Cheung, Dong-gun Jang, Hiroyuki Sanada, Nicholas Tse, Ye Liu, Hong Chen, Cheng Qian, Xiao Wei Yu
Director
Director
Kaige Chen
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi Adventure, Foreign Romance, Mandarin Language, China
Rent Wings of Desire on DVD Wings of Desire
Synopsis
From director Wim Wenders comes this hypnotic fantasy about an angel who falls in love with a beautiful circus performer while drifting unnoticed through West Berlin. Overcome by the girl's beauty, the angel decides he wants to become human.
Cast
Cast
Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois, Peter Falk, Hans Martin Stier, Elmar Wilms, Sigurd Rachman, Beartice Manowski
Director
Director
Wim Wenders
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Foreign Art House, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, German Language, Germany
Rent CJ7 on DVD CJ7
Synopsis
Dicky (Jiao Xu) yearns for the hottest new toy -- a robotic dog -- but his poor father (Stephen Chow) gives him a strange, green ball he found in a junkyard instead. Turns out the unassuming present is actually an alien endowed with unearthly powers. Is Dicky ready for the responsibility of a pet that's capable of granting his every whim? Chow also directs, lending his off-kilter sensibility to this fable about being careful what you wish for.
Cast
Cast
Stephen Chow, Kitty Zhang Yuqi, Jiao Xu, Chi Chung Lam, Shing-Cheung Lee, Wen Xue Yao, Min Hun Fung, Yong Hua Han, Yu Lei, Huang Lei
Director
Director
Stephen Chow
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Comedies, Cantonese Language, Hong Kong, Ages 8-10, Ages 11-12
Rent Intacto on DVD Intacto
Synopsis
Set at a Spanish resort, Intacto tells the story of a World War II concentration camp survivor, Samuel (Max von Sydow), who lives in the basement of a casino and has a supernatural ability to acquire good luck -- which he can give, take, sell or gamble for others. As the story begins, he steals luck from an earthquake survivor, Federico, who then vows revenge on Samuel. A series of strange mind games of luck and intrigue follow.
Cast
Cast
Leonardo Sbaraglia, Eusebio Poncela, Mónica López, Antonio Dechent, Max von Sydow, Guillermo Toledo, Alber Ponte, Andrea San Vicente, Jesús Noguero, Ramón Serrada, Marisa Lull, Luis Mesonero
Director
Director
Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Spanish Language, Spain
Rent Alphaville on DVD Alphaville
Synopsis
Directed by cinematic legend Jean-Luc Godard, this mesmerizing sci-fi noir centers on secret agent Lemmy Caution (Eddie Constantine) and his mission to destroy Alpha 60, the sentient computer that controls Alphaville by destroying freedom of thought or individuality. Brilliantly realized and crafted, Godard's 1965 film helped to lay the foundation for future sci-fi classics such as Blade Runner, The Terminator and The Matrix.
Cast
Cast
Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff, Howard Vernon
Director
Director
Jean-Luc Godard
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Classics, Foreign Art House, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, French Language, France, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Trollhunter on DVD Trollhunter
Synopsis
While investigating a series of suspicious bear killings, a group of students trail a mysterious "hunter" who tries to elude them at every turn. The group soon learns that his prey is far more dangerous and mystical than mere bears.
Cast
Cast
Otto Jespersen, Glenn Erland Tosterud, Johanna Mørck, Tomas Alf Larsen, Urmila Berg-Domaas, Hans Morten Hansen, Robert Stoltenberg, Knut Nærum, Torunn Lødemel Stokkeland
Director
Director
André Øvredal
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign, Fantasy, Creature Features, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Action & Adventure, Norwegian Language, Scandinavia
Rent Casshern on DVD Casshern
Synopsis
After decades of warfare, Earth has become a toxic wasteland, and the survivors are slowly dying from a terrible disease. Dr. Azuma (Yusuke Iseya) has developed a genetic treatment that might help regenerate the population, but his experiment goes horribly wrong. Inadvertently creating a race of mutants that threaten the future of mankind, Dr. Azuma must seek an unlikely ally to help defeat the monsters he's created in this sci-fi adventure.
Cast
Cast
Yûsuke Iseya , Kumiko Aso, Kanako Higuchi, Fumiyo Kohinata, Hiroyuki Miyasako, Mayumi Sada, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Mitsuhiro Oikawa, Akira Terao
Director
Director
Kazuaki Kiriya
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Horror, Japan, Japanese Language, Asian Horror, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Sleep Dealer on DVD Sleep Dealer
Synopsis
In a futuristic yet not unfamiliar world, the lives of three strangers connect in surprising ways amid a backdrop of militarization, closed borders and an all-encompassing global technological network.
Cast
Cast
Luis Fernando Peña, Metztli Adamina, José Concepción Macías, Tenoch Huerta, Martín Palomares, Jacob Vargas, Leonor Varela, Giovanna Zacarías, Marius Biegai, Emilio Guerrero, Ursula Tania, Jake Koenig
Director
Director
Alex Rivera
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Thrillers, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Spanish Language, Mexico
Rent Kamikaze Girls on DVD Kamikaze Girls
Synopsis
Based on Novala Takemoto's best-selling Japanese novel Shimotsuma Story, this colorful live-action comedy from writer-director Tetsuya Nakashima tells a tale of unlikely friendship between rough-and-tumble biker chick Ichigo (Anna Tsuchiya) and refined Momoko (Kyoko Fukada). When they meet, Momoko's life is forever changed. But can a big-city girl who adores 18th century France, frilly dresses and parasols save her new friend from certain doom?
Cast
Cast
Kyôko Fukada, Anna Tsuchiya, Hiroyuki Miyasako, Sadao Abe, Eiko Koike, Shin Yazawa, Hirotaro Honda, Kirin Kiki, YosiYosi Arakawa, Katsuhisa Namase
Director
Director
Tetsuya Nakashima
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Comedies, Japan, Japanese Language, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Kwaidan on DVD Kwaidan
Synopsis
After more than a decade of sober political dramas and social-minded period pieces, the great Japanese director Masaki Kobayashi shifted gears dramatically for this rapturously stylized quartet of ghost stories. These haunting tales of demonic comeuppance and spiritual trials, adapted from writer Lafcadio Hearn's collections of Japanese folklore, are existentially frightening and meticulously crafted.
Cast
Cast
Michiyo Aratama, Rentarô Mikuni, Mariko Okada, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kei Sato, Tetsuro Tamba, Takashi Shimura, Jun Tazaki
Director
Director
Masaki Kobayashi
Genres
Genres
Horror, Foreign, Foreign Horror, Asian Horror, Foreign Classics, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, The Criterion Collection
Rent La Jetee / Sans Soleil on DVD La Jetee / Sans Soleil
Synopsis
Two films from innovative sci-fi director Chris Marker make up this double feature: La Jetée follows a postapocalyptic Parisian astronaut who time-travels to be with his lover; Sans Soleil tells the tale of a globe-trotting, soul-searching cameraman. Marker employs still images in La Jetée, while Sans Soleil relies on narration of the cameraman's travel log. Marker approved these restored high-definition transfers.
Cast
Cast
Jean Négroni, Hélène Chatelain, Davos Hanich, Jacques Ledoux, Florence Delay, Arielle Dombasle
Director
Director
Chris Marker
Genres
Genres
Foreign, France, French Language, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Art House, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Classics, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent The Visitors on DVD The Visitors
Synopsis
A senile sorcerer accidentally transports a medieval nobleman and his squire to modern times. Afraid of getting stuck in the future for good, the nobleman enlists the aid of his descendant to find a way to send him back to the 12th century.
Cast
Cast
Christian Clavier, Jean Reno, Valérie Lemercier, Marie-Anne Chazel, Christian Bujeau, Isabelle Nanty, Gérard Séty, Didier Pain, Jean-Paul Muel, Arielle Sémenoff
Director
Director
Jean-Marie Poire
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, French Language, France
Rent Time of the Wolf on DVD Time of the Wolf
Synopsis
A family adapts to life in post-apocalyptic France in this intense drama, which follows Anne (Isabelle Huppert) and her family as they arrive at their country home to find the world has undergone a catastrophic event, and utter chaos reigns. Fearing for their lives, Anne and her children flee in search of a safe place, eventually taking refuge in a community of stunned survivors. Maurice Benichou, Lucas Biscombe and Patrice Chereau also star.
Cast
Cast
Isabelle Huppert, Béatrice Dalle, Patrice Chéreau, Rona Hartner, Maurice Benichou, Olivier Gourmet, Brigitte Roüan, Marilyne Even, Lucas Biscombe, Hakim Taleb, Anaïs Demoustier, Florence Loiret Caille, Daniel Duval
Director
Director
Michael Haneke
Genres
Genres
Foreign, France, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, French Language, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale on DVD Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
Synopsis
In the frozen beauty of Finland, local reindeer herders race against the clock to capture an ancient evil: Santa Claus. A single dad and his son are caught up in the chaos as scientists dig for artifacts. What they find endangers the entire village.
Cast
Cast
Per Christian Ellefsen, Peeter Jakobi, Tommi Korpela, Jorma Tommila, Jonathan Hutchings, Onni Tommila, Risto Salmi, Rauno Juvonen, Ilmari Järvenpää
Director
Director
Jalmari Helander
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Scandinavia, Winter Holidays, Christmas
Rent Ulysses on DVD Ulysses
Synopsis
Ulysses is the valiant hero doomed to a perilous journey home following his triumph in the Trojan War. Antinoos is the suitor who takes advantage of Ulysses's absence and sets out to win the hand of the general's faithful wife, Penelope.
Cast
Cast
Kirk Douglas, Silvana Mangano, Anthony Quinn, Rossana Podesta, Jacques Dumesnil, Daniel Ivernel, Sylvie, Franco Interlenghi, Elena Zareschi, Evi Maltagliati
Director
Director
Mario Camerini
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Italian Language, Italy
Rent Ragnarok on DVD Ragnarok
Synopsis
When archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen sets out to find the link between an ancient shipwreck and the Viking apocalypse known as Ragnarok, his search for the truth leads to an earth-shattering discovery beyond his worst nightmares.
Cast
Cast
Pål Sverre Hagen, Nicolai Cleve Broch, Sofia Helin, Bjørn Sundquist, Maria Anette Tanderød Berglyd, Julian Rasmussen Podolski
Director
Director
Mikkel Brænne Sandemose
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Adventures, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Norwegian Language, Scandinavia
Rent Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah on DVD Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah
Synopsis
Leave it to the Japanese army to think that they killed Godzilla 50 years ago. All bets are off when the giant scaly lizard surfaces and melts (with his flamethrower breath) a United States submarine. Enter an old Japanese mystic who summons the sacred beasts of Yamato -- King Ghidorah, Mothra and Baragon -- monsters that protected Japan in ancient times. The stage is now set for the ultimate smackdown.
Cast
Cast
Chiharu Niyama, Ryudo Uzaki, Masahiro Kobayashi, Shirô Sano, Takashi Nishina, Kaho Minami, Shinya Owada, Kunio Murai, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Shingo Katsurayama
Director
Director
Shusuke Kaneko
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Action & Adventure, Japanese Language, Japan
Rent The Sorcerer and the White Snake on DVD The Sorcerer and the White Snake
Synopsis
After herbalist Xu Xian weds a woman who saved him from drowning, he discovers that she's an incarnation of the 1,000-year-old Madame White Snake. Desperate to escape his monstrous new wife, Xu Xian turns to the demon-fighting sorcerer Fa Hai.
Cast
Cast
Jet Li, Shengyi Huang , Raymond Lam, Charlene Choi, Zhang Wen, Vivian Hsu, Miriam Yeung Chin Wah, Kar-Ying Law, Wu Jiang, Chapman To
Director
Director
Siu-tung Ching
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Martial Arts, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mandarin Language, China
Rent Arthur & Merlin on DVD Arthur & Merlin
Synopsis
Inspired by the same Celtic myths that J.R.R. Tolkien read as a young man, Arthur and Merlin is an epic fantasy adventure of good against evil, that tells the story of these two iconic characters as you've never seen it before. In dark ages Britain, a time of magic and legend, a powerful druid is bent on destroying the Celtic people. Arthur, a banished warrior, and Merlin, a hermit wizard, embark on a heroic quest to stop the druid and save their people, before the Celts are lost forever and become a myth themselves.
Cast
Cast
Kirk Barker, Stefan Butler, Nigel Cooke, Adrian Bouchet, David Sterne
Director
Director
Marco van Belle
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Fantasy, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Rent Little Otik on DVD Little Otik
Synopsis
In this bizarre fantasy from the Czech Republic, an ordinary couple, Karel and Bozena, are unable to conceive a child. When Karel digs up a tree root and whittles something vaguely resembling a human baby, Bozena's strong maternal longings transform the stump into a living creature ... with a monstrous appetite that can't be met by baby's formula!
Cast
Cast
Jan Hartl, Veronika Zilkova, Jaroslava Kretschmerova, Pavel Novy, Kristina Adamcova, Dagmar Stribrna, Zdenek Kozak
Director
Director
Jan Svankmajer
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Czech Republic, Czech Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Blind Chance on DVD Blind Chance
Synopsis
A young medical student (Boguslaw Linda) finds himself at the proverbial fork in the road. He has many alternatives, but the wrong choice could end in disaster, and he doesn't have the luxury of time to mull over his options. Polish director Krzysztof Kieslowski lenses three different possible futures for our beleaguered hero -- from three diametrically opposite points of view.
Cast
Cast
Boguslaw Linda, Tadeusz Lomnicki, Zbigniew Zapasiewicz, Boguslawa Pawelec, Marzena Trybala, Jacek Borkowski, Jacek Sas-Uhrynowski, Adam Ferency, Monika Gozdzik
Director
Director
Krzysztof Kieslowski
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Poland, Polish Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Dororo on DVD Dororo
Synopsis
In exchange for a seat of power, Kagemitsu Daigo (Kiichi Nakai) pledged 48 body parts from his unborn son, Hyakkimaru (Satoshi Tsumabuki), to 48 demons. Now a mighty Samurai warrior out for revenge, Hyakkimaru crosses paths with a young thief named Dororo (Kou Shibasaki). With Dororo by his side, Hyakkimaru grows more complete with every demon he vanquishes. Hitori Gekidan co-stars in this live-action adaptation of Tezuka Osamu's manga.
Cast
Cast
Satoshi Tsumabuki, Ko Shibasaki, Kumiko Aso, Eita, Satoshi Hakuzen, Mieko Harada, Yoshio Harada, Gekidan Hitori, Taigi Kobayashi, Kiichi Nakai, Kenji Oka, Anna Tsuchiya
Director
Director
Akihiko Shiota
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Asian Horror, Japanese Language, Japan
Rent The Storm Warriors on DVD The Storm Warriors
Synopsis
In this sequel to the 1998 film The Storm Riders, brave warriors Cloud and Wind must save China from a ruthless Japanese warlord. But as they commence advanced combat training, one of the heroes finds himself tempted by the power of the dark side.
Cast
Cast
Aaron Kwok, Ekin Cheng, Kenny Ho, Nicholas Tse, Charlene Choi, Simon Yam, Suet Lam, Patrick Tam
Director
Director
Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Martial Arts, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Action & Adventure, Cantonese Language, Hong Kong
Rent The Bride with White Hair on DVD The Bride with White Hair
Synopsis
When a beautiful woman saves a man from a pack of wolves, they form a lasting bond. Now on opposite sides of warring clans, the star-crossed lovers must reexamine their loyalties. Thrilling swordplay drives their aching romance to an uncertain end.
Cast
Cast
Brigitte Lin, Leslie Cheung, Francis Ng, Elaine Lui, Kit Ying Lam, King-Kei Cheng, Eddy Ko, Lok Lam Law
Director
Director
Ronny Yu
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Martial Arts, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mandarin Language, Hong Kong
Rent Save the Green Planet! on DVD Save the Green Planet!
Synopsis
Believing that aliens in human form are systematically destroying the planet and all humankind, Byung-gu sets out to capture an alien leader and force him to confess. Because all the aliens look like humans, Byung-gu makes an educated guess and kidnaps the head of a chemical company. Byung-gu desperately tries to wring the truth from the man before the police close in and aliens destroy the world. Ha-kyun Shin and Yun-shik Baek star.
Cast
Cast
Ha-kyun Shin, Yun-shik Baek, Jae-yong Lee, Ju-hyeon Lee, Ju-bong Gi, Roe-ha Kim, Mu-hyeon Lee, Hwang Jeong-min
Director
Director
Jun-hwan Jeong
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Foreign Thrillers, Korea, Korean Language, Foreign Comedies, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Eden Log on DVD Eden Log
Synopsis
When a man named Tolbiac awakens to find himself naked, disoriented and trapped somewhere deep underground, he begins an epic journey through a labyrinth of tunnels and dark caverns on his way toward the surface.
Cast
Cast
Clovis Cornillac, Vimala Pons, Zohar Wexler, Sifan Shao, Arben Bajraktaraj, Abdel Kader Dahou, Tony Amoni, Antonin Bastian, Joachim Staaf, Benjamin Baroche
Director
Director
Franck Vestiel
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, French Language, France
Rent Conquest on DVD Conquest
Synopsis
At the height of the 1970s swords-and-sorcery film craze, "Maestro of Gore" Lucio Fulci attacked the genre as no filmmaker had done before with this surreal (uncensored and uncut) epic of brain-bashing barbarians and breast-baring maidens. Jorge Rivero, Andrea Occhipinti and the luscious Sabrina Sellers star in this violent and gory melodrama which features eye-popping cinematography and a pounding score by Claudio Simonetti.
Cast
Cast
Jorge Rivero, Andrea Occhipinti, Conrado San Martín, Violeta Cela, Jose Gras, Gioia Scola, Sabrina Siani
Director
Director
Lucio Fulci
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Supernatural Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi Adventure, Foreign Horror, Italian Horror, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Italy, Foreign Regions
Rent Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II on DVD Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II
Synopsis
Japan's iconic giant lizard, the menacing Godzilla, returns for another bout -- but this time, he's up against forces much stronger and dangerous than he is: Mechagodzilla II, a robotic version of himself built by the United Nations after the Japanese government pleaded for help in dealing with its menacing monster. But Godzilla is bent on prevailing over his high-tech foes, which won't go down without an exhaustive and thorough fight.
Cast
Cast
Masahiro Takashima, Ryoko Sano, Megumi Odaka, Yusuke Kawazu, Kenji Sahara, Akira Nakao, Kôichi Ueda, Leo Meneghetti
Director
Director
Takao Okawara
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Japan, Japanese Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Silk on DVD Silk
Synopsis
In this thriller set in Taiwan, a team of paranormal researchers investigates the strange death of a Canadian scientist -- a case that yields just one clue: a photo of a boy in an empty room.
Cast
Cast
Yosuke Eguchi, Chen Chang, Kar Yan Lam, Barbie Hsu, Bo-lin Chen, Chun-Ning Chang, Fang Wan, Kuan-Po Chen, Kevin S. Smith
Director
Director
Chao-Bin Su
Genres
Genres
Horror, Foreign, Supernatural Horror, Supernatural Thrillers, Sci-Fi Horror, Foreign Horror, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Koi... Mil Gaya on DVD Koi... Mil Gaya
Synopsis
The mentally challenged son of a scientist who had been able to establish contact with extraterrestrial life, Rohit (Hrithik Roshan) accidentally summons a spaceship and befriends the alien inside, who grants Rohit powers that allow him to live a more normal life. While Rohit makes discoveries -- such as love -- that were outside his reach before, government officials are on the hunt to capture the alien and his spacecraft.
Cast
Cast
Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Rakesh Roshan, Rekha, Prem Chopra, Rajat Bedi, Johnny Lever, Mukesh Rishi
Director
Director
Rakesh Roshan
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Musicals, India, Bollywood, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Romance, Hindi Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent 10th Victim on DVD 10th Victim
Synopsis
In this 1960s satire directed by Elio Petri, it's survival of the fittest in the 21st century, and population control is performed perfunctorily, through legalized murder in a game called "The Big Hunt." The "game" comes down to two assassins, both of whom are targeting each other: Marcello Mastroianni (who plays a womanizing Italian media darling) and a pistol-wielding, purple-pantsuit-clad Ursula Andress.
Cast
Cast
Marcello Mastroianni, Ursula Andress, Salvo Randone, Elsa Martinelli, Massimo Serato, Milo Quesada
Director
Director
Elio Petri
Genres
Genres
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Rent Natural City on DVD Natural City
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In 2080, while nation-states are connected by a massive computer network, a race of human clones -- Combiners -- develop a process that allows them to merge their souls, wreaking havoc in a deeply divided society.
Cast
Cast
Ji-tae Yu, Jae-un Lee, Rin Seo, Yoon Chan, Doo-hong Jung, Eun-pyo Jeong, Ju-hye Ko
Director
Director
Byung-chun Min
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Genres
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Rent Metropolis Restored on DVD Metropolis Restored
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In the year 2026, when the populace is divided between workers who must live underground and the wealthy, who enjoy a futuristic city of splendor, a man from the upper class abandons his privileged life to join oppressed workers in a revolt.
Cast
Cast
Alfred Abel, Gustav Frohlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Fritz Rasp, Theodor Loos, Erwin Biswanger, Heinrich George, Brigitte Helm
Director
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Fritz Lang
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Genres
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Rent Avalon on DVD Avalon
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Set in futuristic Europe, Avalon follows the contestants of a virtual-reality war game played for money and points. The game, however, is illegal, and players quickly become addicted -- but one can only leave the game by winning. The primary action of this technology-saturated sci-fi thriller focuses on the elimination of a player whose soul has become trapped in the game. Mamoru Oshii directs this Japanese-Polish film.
Cast
Cast
Malgorzata Foremniak, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Jerzy Gudejko, Dariusz Biskupski, Bartlomiej Swiderski, Alicja Sapryk, Michal Breitenwald, Zuzanna Kasz
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Mamoru Oshii
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Rent Blade of Kings on DVD Blade of Kings
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A cruel empress rules over an ancient land where men are subservient to women. But conflict arises when a prophecy reveals that a boy will become king and bring back the male regime. Now, unlikely hero Char must restore equality between the sexes.
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Charlene Choi, Gillian Chung, Edison Chen, Donnie Yen, Bingbing Fan, Daniel Wu, Ying Qu, Jaycee Chan, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Jackie Chan
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Patrick Leung, Cory Yuen
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Rent Il Mare on DVD Il Mare
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Eun-joo, a young woman living in 1999, receives a letter from Unju, who lives two years in the past. Extraordinarily, the two manage to maintain a correspondence across the flow of time and space, and gradually fall in love. But how do these would-be lovers surmount the obstacle of meeting face-to-face? This Korean romance was remade for American audiences as The Lake House, starring Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock.
Cast
Cast
Jung-Jae Lee, Gianna Jun
Director
Director
Hyun-seung Lee
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Genres
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The famous detective Vidocq has disappeared in 19th-century Paris. When Vidocq's dedicated but inexperienced assistant, Etienne, searches the city's underground for his mentor, it becomes unclear whether he is the hunter or the hunted.
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Cast
Guillaume Canet, Gérard Depardieu, Ines Sastre, André Dussollier, Edith Scob, Moussa Maaskri, Jean-Pierre Gos, Isabelle Renauld, Jean-Pol Dubois, Andre Penvern
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Pitof
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Rent Train to Busan on DVD Train to Busan
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When a viral outbreak in South Korea produces hordes of undead mutants on the streets of Seoul, residents try to escape by piling aboard an express train headed south. But the ride becomes a battle for survival after zombies appear on the train.
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Cast
Yoo Gong, Yu-mi Jeong, Dong-seok Ma, Eui-sung Kim, Soo-an Kim, Woo-sik Choi, Sohee
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Sang-ho Yeon
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Rent Attack on Titan: Part 1 on DVD Attack on Titan: Part 1
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With the remains of humanity inhabiting a fortressed city that has kept the hordes of man-eating humanoid giants at bay for the last century, it takes just three teens to allow one of the monsters to breach the wall.
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Cast
Haruma Miura, Hiroki Hasegawa, Kiko Mizuhara, Kanata Hongô, Takahiro Miura, Nanami Sakuraba, Satoru Matsuo, Satomi Ishihara, Pierre Taki, Jun Kunimura, Rina Takeda
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Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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When teens Kei and Masaru get run over by a train while attempting to rescue a man who's fallen onto the tracks, they wake up in a mysterious apartment in the presence of a big, black orb, which instructs them to go forth and battle aliens.
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Cast
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Shinsuke Sato
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While cleaning up a bloody crime scene, buddies Elvis and Leo happen upon a secret lab inhabited by a captive creature of Norwegian myth: a beautiful mute female with a tail. But her innocent appearance proves deceptive.
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Filmmaker Takahisa Zeze weaves a surreal world of crime and kinship in this futuristic tale charting four decades in the lives of enterprising teen thug Sho (Gackt Camui), his vampire friend (Hyde), their troublemaking buddy, Son (Lee-Hom Wang), and his mute sister (Zeny Kwok). The makeshift group forms a bond, but Sho and Son find themselves on opposite sides years later as members of rival gangs.
Cast
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Hyde, Gackt, Hideto Takarai, Ryô Ishibashi, Zeny Kwok, Anne Suzuki, Susumu Terajima, Etsushi Toyokawa, Leehom Wang, Tarô Yamamoto
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Takahisa Zeze
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Rent The Face of Another on DVD The Face of Another
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A commentary on plastic surgery and self-image, Hiroshi Teshigahara's sci-fi drama centers on a man (Tatsuya Nakadai) who gets a new face after a horrible accident. But he soon learns that the lifelike mask he's donned comes with a terrible price. Meanwhile on the other side of town, a scarred young woman finds her own way of coping with facial disfigurement. Machiko Kyô, Miki Irie and Mikijiro Hira co-star.
Cast
Cast
Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida, Hisashi Igawa, Machiko Kyô, Tatsuya Nakadai, Mikijiro Hira, Miki Irie
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Hiroshi Teshigahara
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Rent RA.One on DVD RA.One
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When the hit video game he created to impress his son becomes all too real, geeky computer programmer Shekhar must transform himself into G.One, a superhero with the technological know-how to save his family from the game's marauding villain, RA.One.
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Cast
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Rent 2009 Lost Memories on DVD 2009 Lost Memories
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This action thriller with a sci-fi twist takes place in an alternate dimension in which Korea has been subjected to Japanese rule for more than 100 years, thanks to a Korean nationalist who assassinated a Japanese statesman in 1909.
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Cast
Kil-Kang Ahn, Masaaki Daimon, Shohei Imamura, Dong-gun Jang, Nobuyuki Katsube, Gyu-ri Kim, Sa-Pi Lee, Ken Mitsuishi, Toru Nakamura
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Rent Alien vs. Ninja on DVD Alien vs. Ninja
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When a strange fireball crashes near their village, a mighty ninja clan goes to investigate and winds up in serious danger. Flanked by lightning-quick alien creatures, the ninjas struggle to find their enemies' weakness before they're all killed. Full of blood, guts, dismemberment, cool weapons and wicked swordplay, this tongue-in-cheek action flick stars Masanori Mimoto, Mika Hijii and Shuuji Kashiwabara.
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Cast
Mika Hijii, Ben Hiura, Shuuji Kashiwabara, Masanori Mimoto, Yûki Ogoe, Donpei Tsuchihira
Director
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On a mission in Egypt, adventurer Adèle must retrieve a sarcophagus and tote it back to Europe, while fending off her nemesis, archaeologist Dieuleveult. But her efforts are complicated by a scientist who has let loose a Pterodactyl above Paris.
Cast
Cast
Louise Bourgoin, Mathieu Amalric, Gilles Lellouche, Jean-Paul Rouve, Jacky Nercessian, Philippe Nahon, Nicolas Giraud, Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, Gérard Chaillou, Serge Bagdassarian
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Luc Besson
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Rent The Mermaid on DVD The Mermaid
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When greedy real estate tycoon, Liu Xuan, buys up a pristine coastal enclave known as Green Gulf, he plans to turn it into the hottest property on the market. But Green Gulf harbors a secret: it's home to the last surviving mermaids, and they are done playing nice. Their plan: send the beautiful Shan to seduce Liu and stop the destruction of their beloved oceans. But when their plan goes belly-up, neither humans nor mermaids are willing to back down, and a final, fatal frenzy becomes inevitable.
Cast
Cast
Chao Deng, Yun Lin, Kitty Zhang Yuqi, Show Lo, Hark Tsui, Kris Wu, Zhang Wen, Lu Zhengyu, Shing-Cheung Lee, Chiu Chi-ling
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Stephen Chow
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Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Rent Woman in the Moon on DVD Woman in the Moon
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Legendary filmmaker Fritz Lang's prescient movie, first released in 1929, depicts scientists journeying to the moon to explore a new frontier and finding their mission complicated by human desires, petty jealousies and technical difficulties.
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Cast
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Director
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Fritz Lang
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Foreign, Foreign Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Silent Films
Rent Rodan on DVD Rodan
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In Ishirô Honda's 1956 sci-fi classic, the citizens of a Japanese mining town have their hands full when a pair of giant pterodactyls with an appetite for destruction -- and eyes for each other -- shows up.
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Cast
Akihiko Hirata, Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Akio Kobori, Yasuko Nakata, Minosuke Yamada, Yoshifumi Tajima, Kiyoharu Onaka
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Ishirô Honda
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Rent Attack on Titan: Part 2 on DVD Attack on Titan: Part 2
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In Part 2 of this live-action adaptation of the popular manga series, Earth's human population has dwindled, and it's now up to Erem, Mikasa, Armin and their fellow Survey Corps members to stop the flesh-eating giants known as the Titans.
Cast
Cast
Haruma Miura, Hiroki Hasegawa, Kiko Mizuhara, Kanata Hongô, Takahiro Miura, Nanami Sakuraba, Satoru Matsuo, Satomi Ishihara, Pierre Taki, Jun Kunimura, Rina Takeda
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Rent Ashura on DVD Ashura
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Demons are trying to overtake the city of Edo, which lies between the human and demon worlds. When demon slayer Izumo accidentally kills an innocent girl, he retires. But years later, he must return to action to stop Ashura, queen of the demons.
Cast
Cast
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In the near future, scientists begin to conduct research on the Power Glove, a device that will yield unimaginable power. But the gloves are stolen by a special agent (Roy Cheung) who subsequently disappears. Decades later, he reemerges to rule the world. Now, a new generation of special agents must come together and defeat the omnipotent enemy, who goes by the moniker the God of Fists.
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Director
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Corey Yuen, Wai-keung Lau
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Rent The Samurai Princess on DVD The Samurai Princess
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When 11 of her friends are raped and murdered, leaving the Samurai Princess (adult video star Aino Kishi) the only survivor, she becomes infused with her comrades' souls. Transformed into an android, she sets out to avenge their deaths. Dai Mizuno co-stars as the princess's human partner in this Kengo Kaji-directed gore fest that features breast grenades, detachable chainsaw limbs, deadly guitar riffs and more.
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Cast
Aino Kishi, Dai Mizuno, Yû Aiba, Takeshi Ayabe, Miki Hirase, Mitsuru Karahashi, Asuka Kataoka, Mao Shiina, Kentarô Shimazu, Eri Shinmoto
Director
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Kengo Kaji
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Katie (Alexandra Lamy) and Paco (Sergi López) are astonished when their seemingly normal newborn son, Ricky (Arthur Peyret), develops a functional pair of wings and begins to flit around the house, in this fantastical family drama from French director François Ozon. As the couple learns to adapt to Ricky's amazing skills, they also begin to appreciate the magic that goes into creating and sustaining a content family.
Cast
Cast
Alexandra Lamy, Sergi López , Mélusine Mayance, Arthur Peyret, André Wilms, Jean-Claude Bolle-Reddat, Marilyne Even, Véronique Joly, Julien Haurant, Martine Vandeville, Myriam Azencot
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When he unexpectedly receives a rusty old clunker as a gift, Moscow college student Dima (Grigoriy Dobrygin) nearly ditches it out of embarrassment. But after discovering that the car can fly, Dima takes advantage of this special weapon to become a real crime fighter. This specialeffects-laden action film about accepting responsibility for one's deeds also stars Ekaterina Vilkova, Viktor Verzhbitskiy and Valeriy Zolotukhin.
Cast
Cast
Grigoriy Dobrygin, Ekaterina Vilkova, Valeriy Zolotukhin, Ekaterina Vasileva, Juozas Budraitis, Ivan Zhidkov, Sergey Garmash, Ekaterina Starshova, Viktor Verzbitsky
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Aleksandr Voytinskiy, Dmitriy Kiselev
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Rent Extraterrestrial on DVD Extraterrestrial
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A man wakes up in a beautiful woman's bed just as an alien invasion begins. Now, he has to face a deserted city, a jealous ex-boyfriend, an eccentric neighbor and possibly the end of the world.
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Cast
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Nacho Vigalondo
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Rent The Tiger Blade on DVD The Tiger Blade
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Villainous sorcerer Mahesak and his vicious gang can be taken down only by the mythical Tiger Blade, and it's up to rebel cop Yosthana and his sexy sidekick, Deungdao, to find the sword and save the city.
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Rent Mothra on DVD Mothra
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While exploring an uncharted island, crooked businessman Clark Nelson (Jerry Ito) abducts a pair of mysterious pint-size natives. But unbeknownst to Nelson, the tiny natives send out telepathic distress calls to Mothra -- the giant moth they worship back home. Before long, the gigantic winged beast descends upon Tokyo on a rescue mission, leaving destruction and chaos in its wake.
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Cast
Frankie Sakai, Hiroshi Koizumi, Kyôko Kagawa, Ken Uehara, Emi Ito, Yûmi Ito, Jerry Ito, Takashi Shimura, Tetsu Nakamura, Akihiro Tayama
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When a video-game company creates an immersive gaming environment where players wage war against gigantic sand-dwelling monsters, three gorgeous gals armed to the teeth (Meisa Kuroki, Hinako Saeki and Rinko Kikuchi) accept the challenge and jump into the virtual desert. But as they blaze their way into the game's higher levels, they face ever-more ferocious foes. Yoshikazu Fujiki also stars in this sci-fi action flick from director Mamoru Oshii (of Ghost in the Shell fame).
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Yoshikazu Fujiki, Rinko Kikuchi, Meisa Kuroki, Hinako Saeki
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Mamoru Oshii
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Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Action & Adventure, Japanese Language, Japan
Rent Aladin on DVD Aladin
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Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan stars as the genie who pops out of a lamp to grant college student Aladin (Ritesh Deshmukh) three wishes in this contemporary take on <i>The Arabian Nights</i>. But Aladin's wish to capture the heart of beautiful Jasmine (Jaqueline Fernandes) proves difficult. Meanwhile, the evil Ringmaster (Sanjay Dutt) pursues his agenda to become the universe's most powerful man -- even if it means destroying Aladin and the genie.
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In this live-action adaptation of a long-running manga series, the line between the human and spirit worlds grows disarmingly thin as bugmaster Ginko (J&#244; Odagiri) travels from town to town, helping people who've had run-ins with <i>mushi</i>. These buglike creatures represent "the phantom soul of nature," and sometimes mischievous, sometimes menacing, the mushi are neither animal nor vegetable, yet they exert a strong pull over humans.
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Jô Odagiri, Nao Ômori, Yû Aoi, Makiko Esumi
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Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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To rescue his beloved from the clutches of the evil Lyco, Hercules must battle a monster, retrieve a golden apple and brave the horrors of Hades in this delirious 1960s blend of sword-and-sandal adventure, horror and psychedelia.
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Cast
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Mario Bava, Franco Prosperi
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Rent Jan Svankmajer: The Ossuary & Other Tales on DVD Jan Svankmajer: The Ossuary & Other Tales
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This collection of nine short films created by innovative Czech animator Jan Svankmajer reveals a wonderfully quirky sense of humor that undeniably influenced the work of modern artists such as Terry Gilliam and Tim Burton. Among the selections are "The Ossuary," a documentary of the underground mausoleum in the Czech Republic holding the bones of 40,000 people, and "The Last Trick," which pits two magicians against each other.
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Cast
Director
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Jan Svankmajer
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Rent RoboGeisha on DVD RoboGeisha
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Director Noboru Iguchi and gore master Yoshihiro Nishimura team up for this hyper-violent and hilariously grotesque depiction of a very angry army of butt sword-wielding geisha robots with enough strength to embed tempura shrimp in villains' eyes. Special effects in Iguchi's (Machine Girl) over-the-top, feminist melodrama include chainsaw lips, blood-spouting buildings, geisha transformers, machine gun bras and some basic decapitations.
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Cast
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Noboru Iguchi
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Rent World on a Wire on DVD World on a Wire
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When he is promoted to head of a large corporation, scientist Fred Stiller wonders why employees are disappearing, and as he investigates, he finds that the elaborate computer system he helped design has been transformed to serve a sinister purpose.
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Cast
Klaus Lowitsch, Barbara Valentin, Mascha Rabben, Karl Heinz Vosgerau, Wolfgang Schenck, Gunter Lamprecht, Ulli Lommel
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Rent Maid-Droid on DVD Maid-Droid
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When he tries to reprogram his robotic maid, Maria (Akiho Yoshizawa), to gratify him sexually, aging Ueno begins to fall in love with the droid -- only to discover that her batteries are slowly but permanently losing their power. Meanwhile, detective Yuri Akagi (Anri Suzuki) investigates a series of rapes that may be connected to the robot. Director Naoyuki Tomomatsu helms this erotic sci-fi fantasy that also stars Masayoshi Nogami.
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Rent The Sleeping Beauty on DVD The Sleeping Beauty
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Three well-meaning witches save Anastasia from the curse of death on her 16th birthday, dooming her to 100 years' sleep instead. But in this lyrical version of the tale the heroine's slumber is filled with dreams in which she wanders a fantasy world.
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Cast
Carla Besnaïnou, Julia Artamonov, Kérian Mayan, David Chausse, Luna Charpentier, Rhizlaine El Cohen, Delia Bouglione-Romanès, Diana Rudychenko
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Rent Dante 01 on DVD Dante 01
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Set in a maximum-security penitentiary and psychiatric research facility in space, this dark futuristic tale begins with the arrival of prisoner Saint Georges (Lambert Wilson), who has just survived a horrific alien attack that has left him with unusual powers. Saint Georges battles the forces within him and struggles to control his powers in this experimental sci-fi thriller from writer-director Marc Caro.
Cast
Cast
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Rent Meatball Machine on DVD Meatball Machine
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A new romance between factory workers Y&#244;ji (Issei Takahashi) and Sachiko (Aoba Kawai) is going well -- that is, until aliens invade Earth and implant themselves into tumor-like growths on humans' shoulders. When Sachiko is attacked and transformed into a slave cyborg, it's up to the half-infected Y&#244;ji to rescue his lover. Co-directors Jun'ichi Yamamoto and Yudai Yamaguchi surround their tender love story with a rollickingly gross splatter-fest.
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Yudai Yamaguchi, Jun'ichi Yamamoto
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Rent Laughing in the Wind: Vol. 1 on DVD Laughing in the Wind: Vol. 1
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An inventive mix of magic and martial arts, this lavish series from Chinese television follows the adventures of Ling, a highly skilled warrior who roams an enchanted landscape battling dangerous forces -- and taking time to woo his ladylove. Hugely popular in China, the sumptuous production directed by Huang Jianzhong features exquisite costumes, beautiful scenery and, of course, unparalleled fight choreography.
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Li Ya Peng, Xu Qing, Chow Kwan Ling
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Huang Jian Zhong
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Rent Doctor Who: Paradise Towers on DVD Doctor Who: Paradise Towers
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When Mel wants to go swimming, the Doctor takes her to Paradise Towers. But instead of a luxury high-rise, they find a decrepit building overrun by hoodlums, cannibals and violent caretakers in thrall to a demented architect.
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Rent Phase 7 on DVD Phase 7
Synopsis
When a deadly outbreak of influenza holds the residents of a quarantined apartment building hostage, Coco and his pregnant wife, Pipi, must form a tentative partnership with an unstable but well-stocked neighbor.
Cast
Cast
Daniel Hendler, Jazmín Stuart, Yayo Guridi, Federico Luppi, Carlos Bermejo, Abian Vainstein
Director
Director
Nicolás Goldbart
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Thrillers, Spanish Language, Argentina
Rent The Painting on DVD The Painting
Synopsis
In a world contained in a painting, three races exist: the beautifully colored Alldunns, the incomplete Halfies and the only-outlined Sketchies. Yearning for completion, three friends go on a quest to find the artist so he can finish the painting.
Cast
Cast
Jessica Monceau, Adrien Larmande, Thierry Jahn, Jean Barney, Julien Bouanich, Celine Ronte, Thomas Sagols, Chloé Berthier
Director
Director
Jean-Francois Laguionie
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign, Animation for Grown-ups, Fantasy, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, French Language, France
Rent Grimm on DVD Grimm
Synopsis
In this absurdist, darkly comic retelling of the classic "Hansel and Gretel" fairy tale, brother and sister Jacob and Marie are abandoned by their family in the forest and wind up taking a surreal odyssey to Spain to visit their wealthy uncle.
Cast
Cast
Maria Teresa Berganza, Johan Leysen, Halina Reijn, Jacob Derwig, Frank Lammers, Annet Malherbe, Jaap Spijkers, Laura Cepeda, Lola Peno, Fernando Moraleda
Director
Director
Alex van Warmerdam
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Netherlands, Dutch Language
Rent Doppelganger on DVD Doppelganger
Synopsis
Kiyoshi Kurosawa directs this science fiction thriller about the ultimate evil twin. After being told that if he encounters his exact counterpart, or doppelganger, he'll die, scientist Michio Hayasaki (Koji Yakusho) comes face to face with -- who else? -- himself. Michio is able to get along with his doppelganger for a while, but his twin is so aggressive and so opposite of Michio that it eventually overtakes his life. Hiromi Nagasaku also stars.
Cast
Cast
Kôji Yakusho, Hiromi Nagasaku, Yusuke Santamaria, Masahiro Toda, Hitomi Sato
Director
Director
Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Comedies, Japan, Japanese Language
Rent For Bad Boys Only on DVD For Bad Boys Only
Synopsis
The Bad Boy Squad is a private detective company in Hong Kong that reunites lost loves. When a lonely artist and a business tycoon hire them to find a beautiful girl nicknamed Eleven, the Squad soon realizes they've entered a very dangerous realm.
Cast
Cast
Ekin Cheng, Louis Koo, Shu Kei, Kristy Yang, Mark Cheng, Jerry Lamb, Kelly Lin, Blackie Ko Shou Liang, Chi Hung Ng, Josie Ho, Gigi Lai
Director
Director
Wai Man Yip
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Action Thrillers, Crime Action, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Cantonese Language, Hong Kong
Rent Thomas in Love on DVD Thomas in Love
Synopsis
This quirky film from Pierre-Paul Renders charts the search for love and meaning in cyberspace by an agoraphobe named Thomas Thomas (Benoit Verhaert), who hasn't left his home in years. His mother (Micheline Hardy) and everyone else talks to him via videophone, and his girlfriend, Clara, is computer-generated. But into his world arrives a prostitute (Aylin Yay) who just may give him reason to go offline and outdoors.
Cast
Cast
Benoit Verhaert, Aylin Yay, Magali Pinglaut, Micheline Hardy, Alexandre von Sivers, Frederic Topart, Serge Lariviere, Eric Kasongo, Dominique Baeyens
Director
Director
Pierre-Paul Renders
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Romance, Spoofs and Satire, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, French Language, France, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Hard to Be a God on DVD Hard to Be a God
Synopsis
In this dark tale, scientists are sent to observe and advance the planet Arkanar's society, which is stuck in a time akin to Earth's Middle Ages. While the visitors see things regressing, they're forbidden to intervene in the natural order of events.
Cast
Cast
Leonid Yarmolnik, Aleksandr Chutko, Yuriy Tsurilo, Evgeniy Gerchakov, Natalia Moteva, Dmitriy Vladimirov
Director
Director
Aleksey German
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Rent Hell on DVD Hell
Synopsis
The sun has turned the entire world into a baked and barren wasteland. Heading for the mountains in search of water, Marie, her sister Leonie and Phillip run into Tom, a first-rate mechanic who becomes indispensible. But can they trust him?
Cast
Cast
Hannah Herzsprung, Stipe Erceg, Angela Winkler, Lars Eidinger, Michael Kranz, Lisa Vicari, Anne Sarah Hartung, Lilo Baur, Christoph Gaugler, Yoann Blanc
Director
Director
Tim Fehlbaum
Genres
Genres
Horror, Foreign, Sci-Fi Horror, Foreign Horror, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, German Language, Germany
Rent Zeiram 2 on DVD Zeiram 2
Synopsis
While testing a newly recovered military robot, intergalactic bounty hunter Iria (Yuko Moriyama) and her computerized sidekick, Bob, discover that the android is actually a deadly new model of the Zeiram unit. Programmed to wreak havoc on its surroundings, the fierce fighter does its best to bring down our heroes in this action-packed sci-fi adventure. Hiroyuki Tanaka co-stars as Iria's deceptive man-child assistant.
Cast
Cast
Yuko Moriyama, Kazuhiko Inoue, Mitsuo Abe, Yukijiro Hotaru, Kunihiro Ida, Bin Kurihara, Hiroyuki "Sabu" Tanaka, Mizuho Yoshida
Director
Director
Keita Amemiya
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Martial Arts, Alien Sci-Fi, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Japan, Japanese Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Island of the Fishmen on DVD Island of the Fishmen
Synopsis
After their prison barge goes down in the middle of the Caribbean, the doctor on board, Claude de Ross (Claudio Cassinelli), and a group of convicts washes ashore a remote island where mad scientist Prof. Ernest Marvin (Joseph Cotten) is conducting a series of horrific experiments. When the prisoners begin to disappear one by one, Ross suspects that they've fallen into the hands of Marvin's grotesque creations.
Cast
Cast
Barbara Bach, Claudio Cassinelli, Richard Johnson, Beryl Cunningham, Joseph Cotten, Franco Iavarone, Roberto Posse, Giuseppe Castellano, Franco Mazzieri
Director
Director
Sergio Martino
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Italy, Italian Language
Rent Battle in Outer Space on DVD Battle in Outer Space
Synopsis
When an international space station is destroyed in a mysterious attack, a team of United Nations scientists, led by professor Adachi (Koreya Senda) and Maj. Ichiro Katsumiya (Ryo Ikebe), discovers that a race of malevolent aliens are plotting to take over the planet. With the fate of mankind hanging in the balance, Earth's most powerful nations band together to defeat the sinister spacemen and ensure the future of humanity.
Cast
Cast
Ryo Ikebe, Kyôko Anzai, Koreya Senda, Minoru Takada, Leonard Stanford, Harold Conway, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Hisaya Ito, Nadao Kirino, Fuyuki Murakami
Director
Director
Ishirô Honda
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Japan, Japanese Language
Rent Storm on DVD Storm
Synopsis
Stockholm journalist Donny is handed a tiny box, which may or may not contain the answers of human existence. Before long, Donny finds himself framed for murder and fleeing ruthless assassins determined to reclaim the box.
Cast
Cast
Eric Ericson, Eva Röse, Jonas Karlsson, Lina Englund, Peter Engman, Karl Norrhäll, Jacqueline Ramel, Sasha Becker, Oscar Åkermo
Director
Director
Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Psychological Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mystery, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Swedish Language, Scandinavia
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