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She Married Her Boss
1935 Claudette Colbert plays a secretary who enthusiastically accepts a marriage proposal from her boss Melvyn Douglas. The new bride is soon disappointed though when she finds herself being taken for granted by her new husband, looked down upon by her in-laws and forced to contend with a spoiled stepdaughter. Romantic comedy, also starring Jean Dixon and Raymond Walburn

The Return of Frank James
1940 Former outlaw Frank James, now a reformed character struggling to stay on the right side of the law, sets out to exact a suitable revenge on his brother's killers. Fritz Lang's Western sequel stars Henry Fonda, reprising his role from 1939 movie Jesse James, alongside Gene Tierney, Jackie Cooper, Henry Hull and John Carradine

Rio Grande
1950 Memorable John Ford Western in which Cavalry officer John Wayne (Ford's favourite actor) faces problems when his son and estranged wife arrive at his fortress on the Mexican border and it's not long before he's desperately trying to sort out his private life before it interferes with his job. The third in the director's trilogy of acclaimed genre offerings, starring Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson and J Carrol Naish

Save the Last Dance
2000 A troubled teenager moves to a tough inner-city school after her mother's death, but struggles to settle into her vastly different life until a new boyfriend helps her discover a fresh sense of purpose through the power of dance. Romantic drama, starring Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas and Kerry Washington

2002 A warlord in ancient China allows a courageous warrior to tell the amazing story of how he defeated three assassins sent by the despot to kill him but all may not be as it seems. This dazzling martial arts adventure boasts beautifully choreographed fight scenes, and the dramatic visuals and glorious colour serve to heighten the sense of real cinematic spectacle. Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai and Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk star

Short Cuts
1993 Robert Altman's adaptation of Raymond Carver's acclaimed short stories follows a group of suburbanites, ranging from psychotic bakers and philandering traffic cops to children's entertainers and telephone sex-line girls, as their paths cross during one long, hot LA summer. The all-star cast includes Andie MacDowell, Tim Robbins, Tom Waits, Jack Lemmon, Frances McDormand, Julianne Moore, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Matthew Modine

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