Movies Under 90 Minutes

  • Violet & Daisy

    Movie

    2011 • R • Action & Adventure, Comedy, Crimes & Thrillers

    James Gandolfini is magnificent in one of his final roles.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Watch a post-Rory Gilmore Alexis Bledel and pre-'Brooklyn' Saoirse Ronan in this female-led assassin thriller.

    Teenage assassins Violet and Daisy thoug...

  • Paths of Glory

    Movie

    1957 • NR • War, Drama

    A landmark statement on the ethics of war.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Kubrick’s gripping drama is considered one of the most powerful anti-war films ever made.

    Colonel Dax is given the impossible task of advancing his petrified men to certain death across enemy lines. Faci...

  • Evil Dead II
    Movie + 2 extras

    Evil Dead II

    Movie + 2 extras

    1987 • R • Horror, Comedy, Science Fiction & Fantasy

    Sam Raimi's splat-stick masterpiece earns its cult devotion.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This flashy, funny gore-fest is an enduring cult classic thanks to its beautiful blend of horror and comedy. And the buckets of blood.

    A romantic vacation...

  • Hot Coffee

    Movie

    2011 • NR • Documentary

    The spilled cup of McDonalds coffee heard ‘round the world.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: The case of the woman who notoriously sued over spilled McDonald’s coffee reveals fascinating things about our judicial system.

    The infamous “hot coffee case” of Stella Liebeck, the wo...

  • Following
    Movie

    Following

    Movie

    1998 • R • Crimes & Thrillers, Mystery & Suspense

    Christopher Nolan’s first film is a sharp, shifty neo-noir.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: A pre-‘Memento’ Nolan originally debuted his super-stylized, non-linear approach to storytelling in this quick, clever crime caper.

    Bill, an unemployed young ...

  • Marty
    Movie + 3 extras

    Marty

    Movie + 3 extras

    1955 • NR • Drama, Romance, Award Winning

    He’s a nice guy, and she’s a nice girl. Could it be love?

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This poignant, slice-of-life character study of a lonely Bronx butcher is the only movie based on a TV program to win a Best Picture Oscar®.

    Unmarried and living with h...

  • First Name: Carmen

    Movie

    1983 • R • Comedy, Crimes & Thrillers, Drama, International

    A woman makes a movie as a front for terrorism.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Jean-Luc Godard steps in front of the camera to make a mischievous, self-aware meditation on the impact of cinema on life – and vice versa.

    The beautiful young C...

  • Film Hawk
    Movie + 1 extra

    Film Hawk

    Movie + 1 extra

    2016 • NR • Documentary

    Exclusive streaming premiere about an unsung hero of indie film.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Interviews with Ed Burns and Kevin Smith anchor this revealing portrait of the-guy-behind-the-guy that you never knew you wanted to know.

    Exclusive streaming premiere. Bob Hawk, th...

  • High Noon
    Movie

    High Noon

    Movie

    1952 • PG • Drama, Crimes & Thrillers, Award Winning

    Gary Cooper in arguably the best Western ever made.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This Oscar-winning classic eschews genre traditions to create a tightly scripted, minimalist film whose unique tension lies in anticipation.

    Newly married and newly...

  • Ballad in Blue

    Movie

    1966 • NR • Music & Musicals, Drama

    Ray Charles takes a blind British boy under his wing.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This quirky gift from across the pond includes a happy amount (9 songs worth) of quality Ray Charles performances.

    Singer Ray Charles plays himself in this unique U.K. film about...

  • Microcosmos
    Movie + 1 extra

    Microcosmos

    Movie + 1 extra

    1996 • G • Documentary

    A stunning documentary about the microscopic world of bugs.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: The music of composer Bruno Coulais provides an enchanting backdrop to this up-close-and-personal look at life's tiniest critters.

    The tiny insect residents of a French country meadow ar...

  • Panic
    Movie

    Panic

    Movie

    2000 • R • Comedy, Crimes & Thriller, Drama

    William H. Macy plays a hit man with a midlife crisis.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This offbeat portrayal of a gun-for-hire on the brink of a breakdown is a fresh, humorous look at dysfunction.

    This dark comedy-thriller stars William H. Macy as a contrac...

  • The Day
    Movie

    The Day

    Movie

    2011 • R • Action & Adventure, Drama, Horror

    Survivors fight to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic world.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This gritty drama starts the suspense in the first scene and manages to maintain its momentum through the final reveal.

    Five ragtag, armed-to-the-teeth survivors of...

  • Supporting Characters

    Movie

    2012 • NR • Drama, Comedy

    A lo-fi New York story about friendship.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: It's a thoroughly charming indie film, supported by a stellar cast that includes Lena Dunham.

    Best friend film editors are hired to salvage a bungled feature from its maniacal director as they wrestle wi...

  • Essential Killing

    Movie

    2011 • NR • Crimes & Thrillers, Drama, International

    Vincent Gallo is an Afghan POW on the run from his captors.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Shot with very little dialogue, this unforgettable War on Terror film is unlike any you’ve ever seen.

    This powerful drama from acclaimed Polish filmmaker Jer...

  • Radio Days

    Movie

    1987 • PG • Comedy

    Woody Allen’s nostalgic look at the golden age of radio.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This supremely ambitious, wonderfully entertaining coming-of-age story is a finely-tuned, if bittersweet, look at a bygone era.

    Joe is an adolescent Jewish kid growing up with a houseful of r...

  • Run Lola Run
    Movie + 3 extras

    Run Lola Run

    Movie + 3 extras

    1999 • R • Action & Adventure, Crimes & Thrillers, International

    Lola has twenty minutes to save her boyfriend's life.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: A techno-punk, pre-Jason Bourne Franka Potente is riveting in this smart, playfully hip, adrenaline rush of a love story.

    Manni is not the sharpest t...

  • Sparrows Dance

    Movie

    2013 • NR • Comedy, Drama, Romance

    Calling the plumber could change your life.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This indie offers a fresh take on the tired romantic comedy genre with great depictions of its well-crafted characters.

    When her toilet overflows, a young actress who hasn’t gone outside in a...

  • Ida
    Ida
    Movie

    Ida

    Movie

    2013 • PG-13 • International, Drama, Award Winning

    A young nun must choose between what God has put before her.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Director Pawel Pawlikowski’s stunningly austere, post-war period picture is a haunting masterpiece of modern Polish cinema.

    About to take her vows to become...

  • Spiral
    Movie

    Spiral

    Movie

    2007 • PG-13 • Drama, Crimes & Thrillers

    A shy man’s dark past may ruin his new relationship.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This low-key psychological thriller is ultimately a skillful character study of two uniquely disturbed individuals … in (maybe) love.

    Mason, a reclusive telemarketer by day a...

  • Happy
    Movie

    Happy

    Movie

    2011 • NR • Documentary

    A documentary about what makes us happy.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Belic’s on-camera search for happiness is itself filled with numerous smile-inducing anecdotes and ideas for living a more fulfilled life.

    When director Roko Belic read an article claiming Americans rank...

  • The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn

    Movie

    1999 • PG • Drama

    A small-town farmer fights developers who want his land.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Poitier’s commanding performance anchors a sweet story about shifting cultural values and judgmental outsiders.

    Sidney Poitier is Noah Dearborn, a 91-year-old carpenter who lives contentedly al...

  • The Wicker Man
    Movie + 2 extras

    The Wicker Man

    Movie + 2 extras

    1973 • R • Mystery & Suspense, Horror, Crimes & Thrillers

    A unique and terrifying horror film set among an island cult.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This chilling film famously referred to as "the ‘Citizen Kane’ of horror movies" is often cited as one of the scariest movies ever made.

    Inspired by D...

  • This Is Spinal Tap
    Movie + 7 extras

    This Is Spinal Tap

    Movie + 7 extras

    1984 • R • Comedy, Music & Musicals

    Spinal Tap returns to rock the US after a 17 year hiatus.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: It's the only comedy we know that goes to 11.

    A rock mockumentary approved by the The Library of Congress. The British rock group "Spinal Tap" tours the U.S. in 1982 to promote...