Happy Thursday! The weekend isn’t here quite yet, but we’re already thinking about what movies we will be checking out in the days ahead. Plenty of potential viewing ideas can be found in our current Loads of Legends for Less deals. Take a look at these titles included in the sale:
Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)
Classic suspense thriller stars Barbara Stanwyck in her Oscar-nominated role as Leona Stevenson, a bedridden woman who accidentally hears a murder being planned over the telephone. And as she slowly begins to realize that she is the intended victim, Leona must try and stop the plot before she’s disconnected…permanently. With Burt Lancaster, Ann Richards, Wendell Corey.
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
The world’s largest and deadliest submarine, an undetectable Soviet craft codenamed Red October, is hijacked by commander Marko Ramius (Sean Connery) and heading for America, and a race against time begins as both superpowers seek to capture the sub or destroy it. Hit “End of the Cold War” thriller based on Tom Clancy’s book also stars Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, James Earl Jones, Sam Neill.
War of the Worlds (2005)
Steven Spielberg’s masterful take on the H.G. Wells classic stars Tom Cruise as Ray Ferrier, a divorced New Jersey Everyman whose weekend with his kids (Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin) is shattered by an alien invasion. As the decidedly unfriendly E.T.s and their menacing tripods devastate the planet, Ferrier bravely attempts to reach his ex-wife (Miranda Otto) in Boston, encountering the best and worst of humanity along the way. Tim Robbins also stars
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
Ladies and gentlemen…Welcome to Cecil B. DeMille’s Best Picture Oscar-winning look at life under the big top. See lion-tamers and acrobats! Be amazed at death-defying stunts and incredible train wrecks! Charlton Heston stars as the manager of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus who has his hands full dealing with feuding trapeze artists (one of whom is his girlfriend), crooked midway games, a clown with a mysterious past, and more. With Betty Hutton, Cornel Wilde, James Stewart, Dorothy Lamour.
Engaging comedy classic stars Cary Grant as widowed government attorney Tom Winters, who lives aboard a houseboat with his three unruly children. After hiring an Italian socialite (Sophia Loren) to look after his kids, Tom quickly becomes enchanted with the mysterious beauty. As the pair strikes up a relationship, the lonely widower comes to realize that his streak of bad luck may have finally come to an end. With Martha Hyer, Harry Guardino.