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I Am Cuba (PG) 1964 The Cuban revolution is explored through the tales of a shamed woman, a university student, an ageing peasant and a poor family as they await the arrvial of Fidel Castro. Drama, starring Salvador Wood, Jose Gallardo and Raul Garcia

Julia (PG) 1977 Fred Zinnemann's Oscar-winning fact-based drama set in the 1930s, chronicling the relationship between writer Lilian Hellman and her enigmatic friend Julia, focusing on the devastating effect the Nazis' rise to power has on their lives. Starring Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, Maximilian Schell and Meryl Streep in her big-screen debut (888)

Explorers (U) 1985 Three boys intercept a message from outer space and, discovering it contains instructions for creating their own spaceship, they set out to trace the signal to its source. However, the aliens are not what the young astronauts expected them to be. Sci-fi adventure, starring Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Jason Presson, Dick Miller, James Cromwell and Robert Picardo in three different roles (888)

Independence Day (12) 1996 An invading force of seemingly indestructible aliens is intent on conquering the Earth, but the courageous US president, an ace pilot and a computer genius lead the fight to save the human race. Roland Emmerich's sci-fi adventure, starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Randy Quaid and Robert Loggia (888)

AVP: Alien vs Predator (15) 2004 A team of archaeologists investigates the discovery of a mysterious pyramid beneath the Antarctic ice, which is inhabited by a deadly alien race. Meanwhile, more hostile extraterrestrials are on their way to prove their worth by fighting the first with the unfortunate humans caught in the middle. Sci-fi thriller, starring Sanaa Lathan, Raoul Bova and Lance Henriksen (888)

Alien (18) 1979 The crew of a cargo spacecraft answer a distress call from a derelict alien spacecraft. However, their mission of mercy has fatal repercussions when a deadly, seemingly indestructible alien monster gets aboard their ship and starts killing them one by one. Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror, starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Ian Holm and John Hurt

Alien Nation (18) 1988 A homicide detective reluctantly joins forces with one of a downtrodden minority of extraterrestrials living on Earth to track down his former partner's killer an enslaved humanoid who is manufacturing a powerful narcotic to turn the alien immigrants into drug addicts. Sci-fi action adventure, James Caan, Terence Stamp and Mandy Patinkin (888)

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