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Shaft

Directed by Gordon Parks

In 1971, famed photographer Gordon Parks followed up his quiet, semi-autobiographical film The Learning Tree with what is arguably the

Sholay

Directed by Ramesh Sippy

Often credited as the most popular film in the history of India and perhaps the one with the greatest impact

The Call of Blood

Directed by Seijun Suzuki

Though Suzuki created it in the midst of his stylistic breakthrough, The Call of Blood has never received the same

The Complete Fleischer Studio Superman Cartoons

Directed by Max Fleischer, Dave Fleischer

Coming off the success of their Betty Boop and Popeye cartoons, Paramount Studios engaged brothers Max and Dave Fleischer to

The Magnificent Seven

Directed by John Sturges

In this lean remake of SEVEN SAMURAI, Sturges transports Kurosawa's epic 18th-century jidaigeki (period drama) to mid-19th-century Mexico, near the US border.

The Navigator

Directed by Vincent Ward

With the Black Plague encroaching on a small medieval town, the village elders take the advice of a young boy

Throne of Blood

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

One of the most enduring cinematic “twists on Shakespeare” is Akira Kurosawa’s take on Macbeth, which relocates the play to

To Live and Die in L.A.

Directed by William Friedkin

Friedkin’s sun-drenched neo-noir, shot by legendary cinematographer Robby Müller, is one of the great crime dramas of the 1980s. Richard

Tokyo Drifter

Directed by Seijun Suzuki

Tasked with making a vehicle for actor/singer Tetsuya Watari to croon the title song, Suzuki concocted this crazy yarn about

Vanishing Point

Directed by Richard C. Sarafian

Barry Newman plays the vaguely disillusioned antihero Kowalski, a solitary driver for a cross-country car delivery service. He picks up

Yakuza Apocalypse

Directed by Takashi Miike

A brutal gang war hits new lows when it’s revealed that one of the bosses orchestrating the violence is a