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  • In John Ford’s Young Mr. Lincoln, Henry Fonda gives one of the finest performances of his career, as the young president-to-be, struggling with an incendiary murder case as a novice lawyer. Compassionate and assured, this is an indelible piece of Americana.

    Added 10/16/2017
    Young Mr. Lincoln (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    9 Jan 2018

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • With its highly quotable dialogue and star-making performances, this film is an era-defining pop-culture phenomenon, a disarmingly candid exploration of the trials of adolescence whose influence now spans generations.

    Added 10/16/2017
    The Breakfast Club (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    2 Jan 2018

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • New German Cinema pioneer Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire) brings his keen eye for landscape to the American Southwest in Paris, Texas, a profoundly moving character study written by Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright Sam Shepard.

    Added 10/16/2017
    Paris, Texas (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Electrified by crackling dialogue and visual craftsmanship of the great Howard Hawks, Only Angels Have Wings stars Jean Arthur as a traveling entertainer who gets more than she bargained for during a stopover in a South American port town.

    Added 07/12/2017
    Only Angels Have Wings (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • When a gifted but washed-up screenwriter with a hair-trigger temper—Humphrey Bogart, in a revelatory, vulnerable performance—becomes the prime suspect in a brutal Tinseltown murder, the only person who can supply an alibi for him is a seductive neighbor (Gloria Grahame) with her own troubled past.

    Added 07/12/2017
    In a Lonely Place (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The rare film that takes aim at the frenzy of the McCarthy era while also being suffused with its Cold War paranoia, The Manchurian Candidate remains potent, shocking American moviemaking.

    Added 07/12/2017
    The Manchurian Candidate (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This multilayered, noirish descent into one man’s personal hell is also a surreal, metacinematic journey that, two years after the phenomenon Se7en, further demonstrated that director David Fincher was one of Hollywood’s true contemporary visionaries.

    Added 07/12/2017
    The Game (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • From 1963 through 1966, Murray Lerner visited the annual Newport Folk Festival to document a thriving, idealistic musical movement as it reached its peak as a popular phenomenon.

    Added 06/17/2017
    Festival (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    12 Sep 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Adapted from three short stories by Maile Meloy and unfolding in self-contained but interlocking episodes, Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women navigates the subtle shifts in personal desire and social expectation that unsettle the circumscribed lives of its characters.

    Added 06/17/2017
    Certain Women (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    19 Sep 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A rare glimpse into the mind of one of cinema’s most enigmatic visionaries, David Lynch: The Art Life offers an absorbing portrait of the artist, as well as an intimate encounter with the man himself.

    Added 06/17/2017
    David Lynch: The Art Life (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    26 Sep 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • In this riveting study of the dynamics of control, Academy Award–winning director Michael Haneke takes on Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek’s controversial 1983 novel about perverse female sexuality and the world of classical music.

    Added 06/17/2017
    The Piano Teacher (Criterion DVD)

    26 Sep 2017

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Michael Curtiz brings a master skipper’s hand to the helm of this thriller, which stars John Garfield as an honest charter-boat captain who, facing hard times, takes on dangerous cargo to save his boat, support his family, and preserve his dignity.

    Added 05/16/2017
    The Breaking Point (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    8 Aug 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The inimitable comic team of Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson star in this nimble tale of international intrigue from master British filmmaker Ronald Neame.

    Added 05/16/2017
    Hopscotch (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    15 Aug 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • With the lacerating love story Sid & Nancy, Alex Cox reimagines the crash-and-burn affair between punk’s most notorious self-destructive poster children: Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.

    Added 05/16/2017
    Sid & Nancy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    22 Aug 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In this hysterical satire of Reagan-era values, written and directed by Albert Brooks, a successful Los Angeles advertising executive and his wife decide to quit their jobs, buy a Winnebago, and follow their Easy Rider fantasies of freedom and the open road.

    Added 04/17/2017
    Lost in America (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    25 Jul 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Legendary director Nicholas Ray began his career with this lyrical film noir, the first in a series of existential genre films overflowing with sympathy for America’s outcasts and underdogs.

    Added 03/16/2017
    They Live by Night (Criterion DVD)

    13 Jun 2017

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • With his third feature film, Alfred Hitchcock took a major step toward greatness and made what he would come to consider his true directorial debut.

    Added 03/16/2017
    The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    27 Jun 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • In this thriller, perhaps Sam Peckinpah’s most controversial film, a young American mathematician and his English wife are initiated into the iron laws of violent masculinity that govern the director’s world.

    Added 03/16/2017
    Straw Dogs (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    27 Jun 2017

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Gloriously cinematic despite its tiny budget, Orson Welles’s Othello is a testament to the filmmaker’s stubborn willingness to pursue his vision to the ends of the earth.

    Added 02/17/2017
    Othello (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    10 Oct 2017

    Blu-Ray

    2 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • Melding melodrama with screwball farce, this Academy Award–nominated black comedy was Pedro Almodóvar’s international breakthrough and secured his place at the vanguard of modern Spanish cinema.

    Added 11/18/2016
    Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    1 Disc

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • Melodrama casts noirish shadows in this portrait of maternal sacrifice from Hollywood master Michael Curtiz, featuring an iconic performance by Joan Crawford.

    Added 11/18/2016
    Mildred Pierce (Criterion DVD)

    DVD

    2 Discs

    SRP: $29.95

    Criterion Store price:$23.96

  • The cornerstone of director Richard Linklater’s career‑long exploration of cinematic time, this celebrated three-part romance captures a relationship as it begins, begins again, deepens, and strains over the course of almost two decades.

    Added 11/18/2016
    The Before Trilogy (Criterion DVD)

    DVD Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • An uncommonly naturalistic view of a seamy underworld, this gritty crime classic painstakingly depicts the calm professionalism and toughness of its gangster heroes while evincing a remarkable depth of compassion for their all-too-human fragility.

    Added 09/18/2016
    The Asphalt Jungle (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • The tender and provocative Heart of a Dog continues Laurie Anderson’s five-decade career of imbuing the everyday with a sense of dreamlike wonder.

    Added 09/18/2016
    Heart of a Dog (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Delivering stylish thrills and a body count that defies belief, Lone Wolf and Cub is beloved for its brilliantly choreographed action sequences as well as its tender depiction of the bonds between a parent and a child.

    Added 08/16/2016
    Lone Wolf and Cub (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    3 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • Unfolding in a series of eight mythic vignettes, this late work by Akira Kurosawa was inspired by the beloved director’s own nighttime visions, along with stories from Japanese folklore.

    Added 08/16/2016
    Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This Cannes-award-winning romantic comedy channels the spirit of classic Hollywood and the whimsy of Jacques Tati into an idiosyncratic ode to the delirium of new romance.

    Added 08/16/2016
    Punch-Drunk Love (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Shot in Super 16 mm and featuring a quartet of nuanced, understated performances, this comic and poignant drama, peppered with autobiographical elements, deftly captures the heartache and confusion of a fracturing family.

    Added 08/16/2016
    The Squid and the Whale (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This is a western like no other, combining the mythological scope of that most American of genres with the searing naturalism of a performance by Marlon Brando—all suffused with Freudian overtones and masculine anxiety.

    Added 08/16/2016
    One-Eyed Jacks (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This masterwork by Krzysztof Kieślowski is one of the twentieth century’s greatest achievements in visual storytelling.

    Added 06/17/2016
    Dekalog (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    4 Discs

    SRP: $99.95

    Criterion Store price:$79.96

  • This captivating, long-overlooked adventure—which features Paul Henreid and a clever screenplay by Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat, best known for writing Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lady Vanishes—is a deftly concocted spy game that could give the Master of Suspense a run for his money.

    Added 06/17/2016
    Night Train to Munich (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Blending elements from pulp fiction and low-budget horror flicks, Blood Simple reinvented the film noir for a new generation, marking the arrival of a filmmaking ensemble that would transform the American independent cinema scene.

    Added 06/17/2016
    Blood Simple (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Transgressive and outrageous, this big-studio version of a debaucherous midnight movie is an addictively entertaining romp from one of cinema’s great outsider artists.

    Added 06/17/2016
    Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Cutthroat careerism, wild sex, and fierce female protagonists are all on offer in this adaptation of Jacqueline Susann’s sensational and wildly popular novel.

    Added 06/17/2016
    Valley of the Dolls (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This singular vision of early seventeenth-century America from Terrence Malick is a work of astounding elemental beauty, a poetic meditation on nature, violence, love, and civilization.

    Added 04/18/2016
    The New World (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    3 Discs

    SRP: $49.95

    Criterion Store price:$39.96

  • A young woman in a small Kansas town survives a drag race accident, then agrees to take a job as a church organist in Salt Lake City. En route, she is haunted by a bizarre apparition that compels her toward an abandoned lakeside pavilion.

    Added 04/18/2016
    Carnival of Souls (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A sophisticated supernatural Hollywood comedy whose influence continues to be felt, Here Comes Mr. Jordan stars the eminently versatile Robert Montgomery as a working-class boxer and amateur aviator whose plane crashes in a freak accident.

    Added 03/20/2016
    Here Comes Mr. Jordan (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This multilayered, immensely entertaining drama from the great contemporary French director Olivier Assayas is a singular look at the intersection of high art and popular culture.

    Added 03/20/2016
    Clouds of Sils Maria (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A Hollywood studio executive with a shaky moral compass (Tim Robbins) finds himself caught up in a criminal situation that would be right at home in one of his movie projects, in this biting industry satire from Robert Altman.

    Added 02/23/2016
    The Player (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Experience four of the greatest films by the Master of Suspense in this deluxe box set from the Criterion Collection.

    Added 01/22/2016
    Classic Hitchcock (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    4 Discs

    SRP: $94.95

    Criterion Store price:$75.96

  • An astounding array of talent came together for the big-screen adaptation of John Fowles’s novel The French Lieutenant’s Woman, a postmodern masterpiece that had been considered unfilmable.

    Added 11/14/2015
    The French Lieutenant’s Woman (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This Technicolor spectacular, directed by Zoltán Korda, is considered the finest of the many adaptations of A. E. W. Mason’s classic 1902 adventure novel about the British empire’s exploits in Africa, and a crowning achievement of Alexander Korda’s legendary production company, London Films.

    Added 11/14/2015
    The Four Feathers (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Before Psycho, Peeping Tom, and Repulsion, there was Diabolique, a heart-grabbing benchmark in horror filmmaking, featuring outstanding performances by Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, and Paul Meurisse.

    Added 11/14/2015
    Diabolique (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • When a suburban teacher and father (James Mason) is prescribed cortisone for a painful, possibly fatal affliction, he grows dangerously addicted to the experimental drug. This Eisenhower-era throat-grabber, shot in expressive CinemaScope, is an excoriating take on the nuclear family.

    Added 11/14/2015
    Bigger Than Life (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Winner of both the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, Marcel Camus’ Black Orpheus (Orfeu negro) brings the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice to the twentieth-century madness of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

    Added 11/14/2015
    Black Orpheus (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Speedy is an out-of-control love letter to New York that will have you grinning from ear to ear.

    Added 11/10/2015
    Speedy (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Made up of intimate, revelatory footage of the singular author and poet filmed over the course of five years, Howard Brookner’s 1983 documentary about William S. Burroughs was for decades mainly the stuff of legend.

    Added 11/10/2015
    Burroughs: The Movie  (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed’s psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong.

    Added 01/18/2015
    Odd Man Out (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • With his trademark mixture of empathy and scrutiny, Errol Morris has changed the face of documentary filmmaking in the United States, and his career began with two remarkable tales of American eccentricity.

    Added 12/18/2014
    Gates of Heaven/Vernon, Florida (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A work of meticulous journalism and gripping drama, it recounts the disturbing tale of Randall Dale Adams, a drifter who was charged with the murder of a Dallas police officer and sent to death row, despite evidence that he did not commit the crime.

    Added 12/18/2014
    The Thin Blue Line (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • With its relentless pace, expressive cinematography by the great Russell Metty, and punchy, clever script by Charles Lederer and Ben Hecht, this is an overlooked treasure from the heyday of 1940s film noir.

    Added 12/18/2014
    Ride the Pink Horse (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • A masterpiece from Nicolas Roeg, Don’t Look Now, adapted from a story by Daphne du Maurier, is a brilliantly disturbing tale of the supernatural.

    Added 11/21/2014
    Don't Look Now (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • This multilayered comedy from Sydney Pollack follows the elaborate deception of a down-on-his-luck New York actor who poses as a woman to get a soap opera gig.

    Added 10/17/2014
    Tootsie (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray

    1 Disc

    SRP: $39.95

    Criterion Store price:$31.96

  • With a background in music hall and mime performance, Tati steadily built an ever-more-ambitious movie career that ultimately raised sight-gag comedy to the level of high art.

    Added 07/19/2014
    The Complete Jacques Tati (Criterion Blu-Ray)

    Blu-Ray Collector's Set

    7 Discs

    SRP: $124.95

    Criterion Store price:$99.96

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    yourmrjones: “"I think the guy in the hat did something terrible..." is one of the great lines of modern cinema. Thanks Criterion!”

    Added 04/16/2014
    The Big Chill (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)
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  • A trademark Cronenberg combination of the visceral and the cerebral, this phenomenally gruesome and provocative film about the expanses and limits of the human mind was the Canadian director’s breakout hit in the United States.

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    Scanners (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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  • Dennis Price is sublime as an embittered young commoner determined to avenge his mother’s unjust disinheritance by ascending to her family’s dukedom in one of Ealing Studios’ greatest triumphs, and one of the most wickedly black comedies ever made.

    Added 03/18/2014
    Kind Hearts and Coronets (Criterion DVD)

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    2 Discs

    SRP: $39.95

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  • A startling and courageous film, Peter Davis’s landmark 1974 documentary Hearts and Minds unflinchingly confronted the United States’ involvement in Vietnam at the height of the controversy that surrounded it.

    Added 03/18/2014
    Hearts and Minds (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    SRP: $39.95

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  • A Hard Day’s Night, in which the bandmates play cheeky comic versions of themselves, captured the astonishing moment when they officially became the singular, irreverent idols of their generation and changed music forever.

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    A Hard Day’s Night (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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    Throne of Blood (Criterion Blu-Ray/DVD Combo)

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