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The Sign of the CrossDirector: Cecil B. DeMille
In the year 64 A.D., the corrupt and maniacal Emperor Nero Claudius Caesar torches the city so he can blame the ensuing destruction on the unsuspecting Christians. Meanwhile, Roman Prefect Marcus Superbus falls for an innocent and beautiful Christian maiden, Mercia. When the seductive and wicked Empress Poppaea learns that she has a romantic rival for Marcus’s attentions, she conspires with Nero to send all Christians to a chilling death.
Taras BulbaDirector: J.Lee Thomson
Yul Brynner plays a powerful Cossack chieftain determined to regain his land from treacherous Polish invaders. Despite bitter dissension in the ranks, he is soon leading his soldiers into savage warfare. But further conflict erupts when his headstrong son falls deeply in love with a Polish girl.
The War Lord (Special Edition)Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
In the 11th century, the powerful Duke William of Ghent sends his most trusted knight and a troop of warriors to guard Normandy’s coastal settlements from plunder and pillage by Frisian raiders. Smitten with Bronwyn, the foster child of village elder Odins, the war lord is tempted simply to take her, under the feudal custom of droit du seigneur, but finds he is falling in love.
The Secret InvasionDirector: Roger Corman
Mickey Rooney and Stewart Granger co-star in this action-packed war drama about a group of criminals gathered into the greatest infiltration force in WWII.
The Siege at Ruby RidgeDirector: Roger Young
When white supremacist Randy Weaver resisted a federal arrest warrant, the U.S. government declared war on the separatist and his family leading to an 11-day standoff that left his wife and son dead.
Krakatoa, East of JavaDirector: Bernard L. Kowalski
In Singapore harbor, 1883, Captain Chris Hanson (Maximilian Schell) of the Batavia Queen embarks on a perilous search for sunken treasure off the island of Krakatoa. To find a fortune in rare pearls, he must brave a boiling sea, douse an uprising by a horde of convicts, and outwit a greedy crew desperate for more than their fair share... only to confront the most devastating and catastrophic volcanic explosion the modern world has ever felt creating giant tidal waves that engulf the island and endanger all aboard the Batavia Queen.