Dave Tompkins :: DVD Library :: Movies :: Alphabetical :: V


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V - The Final Battle (1984)

A small group of human resistance fighters fight a desperate guerilla war against the genocidal extra-terrestrials who dominate Earth.

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V - The Original Miniseries (1983)

When aliens come to Earth to ask for our help, a few suspicious humans discover their horrific true intentions and prepare to resist.

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V for Vendetta (2006)

A shadowy freedom fighter known only as ''V'' uses terrorist tactics to fight against his totalitarian society. Upon rescuing a girl from the secret police, he also finds his best chance at having an ally.

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Vagabond (1985)

In winter in the south of France, a young woman is found frozen in a ditch. She's unkempt, a vagabond...

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Valentine's Day (2010)

Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day.

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Valkyrie (2008)

Based on actual events, a plot to assassinate Hitler is unfurled during the height of WWII.

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Valley of the Dolls (1967)

Film version of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling novel chronicling the rise and fall of three young ladies in show business.

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Vampires Suck (2010)

A spoof of vampire-themed movies, where teenager Becca finds herself torn between two boys. As she and her friends wrestle with a number of different dramas, everything comes to a head at their prom.

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Vampyr (1932)

A traveler obsessed with the supernatural visits an old inn and finds evidence of vampires.

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Van Helsing (2004)

The notorious monster hunter is sent to Transylvania to stop Count Dracula who is using Dr. Frankenstein's research and a werewolf for some sinister purpose.

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Vanilla Sky (2001)

A successful publisher finds his life taking a turn for the surreal after a car accident with a jaded lover.

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The Vanishing (1993)

The boyfriend of an abducted woman never gives up the search as the abductor looks on.

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The Vanishing (1988)

Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor.

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Vantage Point (2008)

The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.

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Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)

New York actors rehearse Chekhov's ''Uncle Vanya'' in a rundown theater.

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Variety Lights (1950)

A beautiful but ambitious young woman joins a traveling troupe of third-rate vaudevillians and inadvertently causes jealousy and emotional crises.

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Vegas Vacation (1997)

The Griswolds head off for Las Vegas, as Clark got an extra bonus for developing a food preservative...

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Vengeance is Mine (1979)

Chronological exploits of Iwao Enokizu, a murderous thief on the lam.

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Vera Drake (2004)

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.

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The Verdict (1982)

A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling.

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Veronika Voss (1982)

Munich, 1955: A sports journalist meets Veronika Voss, an UFA actress who supposedly had an affair with Goebbels...

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Vertical Limit (2000)

A climber must rescue his sister on top of K2, one of the world's biggest mountains.

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Vertigo (1958)

A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

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A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)

Six years after their Guantanamo Bay adventure, stoner buds Harold Lee and Kumar Patel cause a holiday fracas by inadvertently burning down Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree.

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A Very Long Engagement (2004)

Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancÚ, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.

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Victor, Victoria (1982)

A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.

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Videodrome (1983)

A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.

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A View to a Kill (1985)

An investigation of a horse-racing scam leads 007 to a mad industrialist who plans to create a worldwide microchip monopoly by destroying California's Silicon Valley.

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The Village (2004)

The population of a small, isolated countryside village believe that their alliance with the mysterious creatures that inhabit the forest around them is coming to an end.

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Violet & Daisy (2011)

Two teenage assassins accept what they think will be a quick-and-easy job, until an unexpected target throws them off their plan.

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The Virgin Spring (1960)

Set in beautiful 14th century Sweden, it is the sombre, powerful fable of wealthy land-owning parents whose daughter...

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The Virgin Suicides (1999)

A group of male friends become obsessed with a group of mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents after one of them commits suicide.

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Virgin Territory (2007)

Young Florentines regale one another in the Italian countryside while the black plague decimates their city.

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Viridiana (1961)

Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.

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Visioneers (2008)

When people begin exploding from stress, George Washington Winsterhammerman tries to ignore the epidemic and live his usual life, but then he suffers his first symptom.

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The Visitor (2007)

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

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Viva Las Vegas (1964)

Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine...

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Vivre Sa Vie (1962)

This film explores a Parisian woman's descent into prostitution. The movie is comprised of a series of 12 ''tableaux''-- scenes which are basically unconnected episodes...

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Volver (2006)

After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life.

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The Vow (2012)

A car accident puts Paige in a coma, and when she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband Leo works to win her heart again.

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Voyage of the Damned (1976)

The tragic 1939 voyage of SS St. Louis carrying hundreds of German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany that seemingly no nation is willing to save from certain doom.

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