Multimedia Picks

Top 5 Gangster Films in Miami's Collections

  1. A Better Tomorrow

    This John Woo Classic from 1986 was the film that launched the career of Chow Yun Fat and caused young men throughout Asia to don trench coats. Amongst the pathos and male bonding that are synonymous with Woo's Hong Kong films, this film has so much action and over the top gun play that you will be begging for more. Well, you're in luck because our DVD copy also includes the sequel A Better Tomorrow II, directed by fellow Hong Kong legend Tsui Hark. And BTW, A Better Tomorrow is also the film in which Chow Yun Fat lights a cigarette with a $100 bill. If you like your violence fast and stylized with a healthy dose of "platonic" male bonding, you have to watch these films. Check out the DVD at the IMC in King Library!

  2. Donnie Brasco

    This 1997 film staring Johnny Depp and Al Pacino is the true story of undercover cop Joe Pistone's (Depp) struggles to maintain his sense of justice as he is sucked further and further into the world of gangster Lefty Ruggiero (Pacino). But above all, this film has some very funny dialog amongst the constant suspense. A really good, criminally underrated film with fantastic performances from two excellent actors.

Free Holiday Movies

Finals got you down? Get into the holiday spirit with one of these movies from the IMC:

Christmas with the Kranks
Luther and Nora Krank decide to skip the holidays altogether, but can they deal with the fallout?

A Christmas Carol: The Musical
A musical version of Dickens' classic, starring Kelsey Grammer.

Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights
When a small-town, extremely disgruntled guy, Davey Stone, faces another holiday season in his New England hometown, he does what he always has - he messes up big time and lands in jail.

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
This much loved holiday classic gets an update with Jim Carrey in the title role.

Surviving Christmas
Drew (Ben Affleck) wants to recapture the magic of the being home for the holidays, but he must convince the people that live in his childhood home to play along.

Happy holidays and have a great break!

We've Got Movies!

Well, it's move-in day! Welcome [back] to Miami.  Before classes get started, why not relax with some good movies.  We've got a bunch of great flicks you can borrow, like V for Vendetta and Transformers.

Search through our movie collection here:

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