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J.C.

With a religious fanatic for a father, the last thing “J.C.” wanted was to follow in his footsteps. To escape his background, he rebels, joining a biker gang and leading an LSD-fueled pilgrimage to "the West" to fight "the establishment.

 

Release Year: 1972  Running Time: 100 mins  Color: Color 

Jack the Giant Killer (Special Edition)

Farm boy Jack (Kerwin Mathews) heroically rescues Princess Elaine (Judi Meredith) from sorcerer Pendragon (Torin Thatcher) by slaying his bloodthirsty giant. But when Pendragon uses his evil powers to bewitch and imprison Elaine in his enchanted fortress, Jack must cross the ocean to brave dragons, two-headed ogres and an army of ghouls to save his lady love.

Release Year: 1962  Running Time: 185 mins  Color: Color 

JACO

There are few musicians who fundamentally change their instrument, and even fewer still who transcend their instrument altogether. Jaco Pastorius did both. 

Release Year: 2001  Running Time: 110 mins  Color: Color 

Jacob (unrated director's cut)

A Southern Gothic slasher in the tradition of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Jacob is a chilling portrait of a hulking, troubled child who seeks vengeance against those who destroyed his family.

Release Year: 2012  Running Time: 90 mins  Color: Color 

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Kino's presentation of AFT's Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris is proof of this celebrated modern troubadour's timeless relevance and enduring passion.

Release Year: 1975  Running Time: 98 mins  Color: Color 

Jafar Panahi's Taxi

Internationally acclaimed director Jafar Panahi (This is Not a Film) drives a yellow cab through the vibrant streets of Tehran, picking up a diverse (and yet representative) group of passengers in a single day. Each man, woman, and child candidly expresses his or her own view of the world, while being interviewed by the curious and gracious driver/director. His camera, placed on the dashboard of his mobile film studio, captures a spirited slice of Iranian society while also brilliantly redefining the borders of comedy, drama and cinema.

Release Year: 2015  Running Time: 82 mins  Color: Color 

Jamaica Inn

Newly Restored! From the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. Based on the novel by Daphne Du Maurier, a young woman discovers her uncle heads a gang of ship-wreckers and murderers under the secret patronage of the local squire.

Release Year: 1939  Running Time: 100 mins  Color: Black & White 

January Man, The

Eleven Women, Eleven Months! And Only One Man Can Stop Him! Acting greats Kevin Kline (The Ice Storm), Susan Sarandon (Atlantic City), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Scarface), Harvey Keitel (Mean Streets), Danny Aiello (Fort Apache, the Bronx), Rod Steiger (In the Heat of the Night) and Alan Rickman (Die Hard) star in this intense thriller about a serial killer on the loose in Manhattan.

Release Year: 1989  Running Time: 97 mins  Color: Color 

Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet

The incredible story of a guitar legend who refuses to give up on his dream of being a musician despite the most incredible odds. It is a story of dreams, love, and the strength of the human spirit.

Release Year: 2012  Running Time: 90 mins  Color: Color 

La Jaula de Oro

Juan, Sara, and Samuel, three teenagers from the slums of Guatemala, travel to the United States in search of a better life.

Release Year: 2013  Running Time: 108 mins  Color: Color 

Jazz on a Summer's Day

Filmed at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island and directed by world-renowned photographer Bert Stern, Jazz on a Summer's Day features intimate performances by an all-star line-up of musical legends including Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan, Anita O'Day, Chuck Berry, Dinah Washington, and closes with a beautiful rendition of The Lord's Prayer by Mahalia Jackson at midnight to usher in Sunday morning.

Release Year: 1959  Running Time: 85 mins  Color: Color 

Je t'aime je t'aime

Je t'aime je t'aime is a haunting tale of romantic obsession and time travel, a traumatic break-up caught in an endless loop. It is science fiction as only Alain Resnais ("Last Year at Marienbad") could have made. Claude Ridder (Claude Rich) is recovering from a failed suicide attempt after the collapse of his relationship with Catrine (Olga Georges-Picot). He is approached by an obscure scientific lab, who wants him to participate in the human trials of a new time travel device.

Release Year: 1966  Running Time: 94 mins  Color: Color 

Je T'Aime Moi Non Plus

Cult icon Serge Gainsbourg wrote, directed, and scored this tale of doomed love between a lonely truck stop waitress (Jane Birkin) and a hunky garbage truck driver (Joe Dallesandro), whose boyfriend (Hugues Quester) becomes increasingly jealous of the two. New 4K restoration.

Release Year: 1976  Running Time: 88 mins  Color: Color 

Jefferson in Paris (Special Edition)

During one man’s unforgettable visit to liberal and socially permissive France, he meets and falls in love with a worldly and mysterious woman. But when the alluring charms of another prove irresistible, he finds himself courting scandal in a heated triangle of passion and desire.

Release Year: 1995  Running Time: 139 mins  Color: Color 

Jellyfish

Release Year: 2007  Running Time: 78 mins  Color: Color 

Jennifer

Lisa Pelikan (Ghoulies) unleashes the forces of hell in this supernatural thriller, inspired by Carrie.

Release Year: 1978  Running Time: 90 mins  Color: Color 

Jenny

A chance meeting in Central Park leads an unwed mother-to-be and a total stranger avoiding the draft to agree that the perfect solution to their problems is a “marriage of convenience.”

Release Year: 1970  Running Time: 88 mins  Color: Color 

The Jericho Mile

Rain Murphy is serving a life sentence for killing his father. His passion is running… he runs to escape the mean and hopeless life he must lead; to free himself from the inmate tensions and power struggles. Then he’s given a chance… a chance to train for the Olympics… a chance at glory and freedom.

Release Year: 1979  Running Time: 97 mins  Color: Color 

Jesus, You Know

JESUS, YOU KNOW captures six Catholics in a series of staged confessions -- to both Jesus and the omnipresent camera. Seidl generously allows his subjects to find their own idiosyncratic Savoir -- even with a threat of existential emptiness in the final equation.

Release Year: 2003  Running Time: 87 mins  Color: Color 

Jetsons - The Movie

America’s favorite family of the future move to an asteroid full of space-age wonders in their full-length animated movie.

Release Year: 1990  Running Time: 82 mins  Color: Color 

The Jewish Soul: Classics of Yiddish Cinema

Too often segregated within an academic and cultural niche, Yiddish cinema is in fact a varied and vibrant genre ripe for reappraisal. Whether shot in the fields of Poland or makeshift studios in Manhattan, Yidishe Kino endure not only as precious documents of a vanishing culture, but a fascinating genre unto itself, with its unique blend of schmaltz and shtick, a dash of operetta, often overlaid with brooding atmosphere. Restored by Lobster Films, Paris, presented by Kino Lorber, this series showcases careful new translations by Yiddish cultural historian Allen Lewis Rickman, which preserve the clever wordplay and conveys the fluidity of the multi-lingual dialogue.

Ten classics of Yiddish cinema 
now available in all-new restorations!
The Dybbuk
American Matchmaker
Her Second Mother
Mir Kumen On
Tevya
Overture to Glory
Eli Eli
Jewish King Lear
Motel, the Operator
Three Daughters

Release Year: 1935  Running Time: 750 mins  Color: Black & White 

Jia Zhangke, A Guy From Fenyang

Brazilian filmmaker Walter Salles accompanies the prolific Chinese director Jia Zhangke on a walk down memory lane, as he revisits his hometown and other locations used in creating his ever-growing body of work.

Release Year: 2014  Running Time: 103 mins  Color: Color 

The Jigsaw Murders

Detective Sergeant Joe DaVonzo and his young partner are trying to solve murders committed by a demented serial killer with the help of a jigsaw puzzle, but will all the pieces fall into place before DaVonzo’s daughter  ends up the killer’s next victim?

Release Year: 1989  Running Time: 98 mins  Color: Color 

Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President

This documentary charts the mostly forgotten story of how Jimmy Carter, a lover of all types of music, forged a tight bond with musicians Willie Nelson, the Allman Brothers, Bob Dylan and others.

Release Year: 2020  Running Time: 96 mins  Color: Color 

Jivaro 3D

Alice Parker arrives at the Brazilian trading outpost of Rio Galdez in search of her fiancé, Jerry Russell, an alcoholic engineer who has ventured into a headhunter country on a quest for gold.

Release Year: 1954  Running Time: 92 mins  Color: Color 

Joan Miro: The Ladder of Escape

Joan Miró was passionately committed to his native Catalonia and its struggle for independence from Spain. But he also longed to escape into artistic freedom. This tension drove his art in strange and beautiful ways.

Release Year: 2012  Running Time: 30 mins  Color: Color 

Joan of Arc (70th Anniversary)

Ingrid Bergman is the 15th century French peasant girl who rouses a nation and inspires the world with her faith and bravery. Fiercely believing that she’s directed by God, Joan triumphantly leads an army into battle against the British, who are driven from France.

Release Year: 1948  Running Time: 145 mins  Color: Color 

Joan the Maid - Parts 1 & 2

Director Jacques Rivette's two-part epic based on the life of Joan of Arc.

Release Year: 1994  Running Time: 336 mins  Color: Color 

Joe Kidd (Special Edition)

During a land war in New Mexico at the turn of the century, an ex-bounty hunter reluctantly helps a wealthy landowner and his henchmen track down a Mexican revolutionary leader.

Release Year: 1972  Running Time: 88 mins  Color: Color 

Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers

Forty years ago, renowned scholar Joseph Campbell sat down with veteran journalist Bill Moyers for a series of interviews that became one of the most enduringly popular programs ever on PBS.

Release Year: 1988  Running Time: 360 mins  Color: Color 

The Josephine Baker Collection

Specially priced 3 DVD Set contains PRINCESS TAM TAM, ZOU ZOU, and SIREN OF THE TROPICS.

Release Year: 1927  Color: B&W 

Josh (Against the Grain)

A committed schoolteacher living the cosmopolitan life in Karachi, must travel to a feudal village in search of her missing nanny.

Release Year: 2014  Running Time: 104 mins  Color: Color 

Journey to the Seventh Planet

Newly Re-mastered in HD! You Are in Space - Beyond Space! In futuristic 2001, the United Nations has sent a special team of scientists to explore Uranus. And what this interstellar crew discovers is a planet not unlike Earth-complete with a small Danish village filled with voluptuous women!

Release Year: 1961  Running Time: 77 mins  Color: Color 

Journey's End

The Great War - March, 1918. C-company arrives to take its turn in the front-line trenches of northern France, led by the war-weary Captain Stanhope. With a German offensive imminently approaching, the company anxiously awaits their unknown fate.

Release Year: 2017  Running Time: 107 mins  Color: Color 

Journeys from Berlin/1971

To explore the ramifications of terrorism, Rainer employs an extended therapy session—in which an American woman speaks to a series of psychiatrists—to evoke the daily experiences of power and repression.

Release Year: 1979  Running Time: 125 mins  Color: Color 

Journeys Through French Cinema

Bertrand Tavernier guides us through a roster of filmmakers both influential and forgotten, explores how his country’s cinema was shaped by the German occupation and changed again through the New Wave, spotlights little-known female filmmakers, and more.

Release Year: 2020  Running Time: 459 mins  Color: B&W/Color 

Joysticks (no longer available)

When a local businessman (Joe Don Baker) finds out his daughter, Patsy, is hang- ing out at the video arcade run by Jefferson Bailey (Scott McGinnis), they team up with Jefferson's archenemy King Vidiot (Jon Gries, Real Genius) to try and shut it down. The arcade's employees and patrons fight back, climaxing in an exciting video game showdown!

Release Year: 1983  Running Time: 88 mins  Color: Color 

The Juche Idea

Inspired by the real-life story of the South Korean director kidnapped in the 70's to invigorate the North Korean film industry, the film follows Yoon Jung Lee, a young video artist invited to work at a Juche art residency on a North Korean collective farm. The story is told through the films she made at the residency as well as interviews with a Bulgarian filmmaker and even a brief sci-fi movie.

Release Year: 2008  Running Time: 62 mins  Color: Color 

Judgment at Nuremberg

The event the world will never forget! Winner of Two Academy Awards including Actor in a Leading Role (Maximilian Schell, The Black Hole) and nominated for eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture Judgment at Nuremberg is a magnificent achievement in filmmaking, boasting brilliant performances by an all-star cast.

Release Year: 1961  Running Time: 186 mins  Color: B&W 

Juggernaut

HMS Britannic is caught in a storm at sea, but the real terror is on board - seven bombs planted by a terrorist calling himself Juggernaut, who demands a high ransom in exchange for the passengers' lives.

Release Year: 1974  Running Time: 126 mins  Color: Color 

Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait

The personal life and public career of the celebrated painter and filmmaker Julian Schnabel, whose acclaimed work has turned him into a superstar in the international art world.

Release Year: 2016  Running Time: 85 mins  Color: Color 

Jungle Fever

African American architect Flipper Purify begins an affair with his working-class Italian American secretary, Angie Tucci, which causes them to be scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbors.

Release Year: 1991  Running Time: 132 mins  Color: Color 

Jungle Holocaust (Special Edition) AKA Last Cannibal World / The Last Survivor / Ultimo mondo cannibale

A small plane carrying Robert Harper and his friend Rolf, crash lands in an isolated development in New Guinea. After the pilot and his female companion are killed by a tribe of cannibals, the two friends on the run are separated and Robert is captured by a rival tribe.

Release Year: 1977  Running Time: 92 mins  Color: Color 

Junior Bonner (Special Edition)

With his bronco-busting career on its last legs, Junior Bonner (Steve McQueen) heads to his hometown to try his luck in the annual rodeo. But his fond childhood memories are shattered when he finds his family torn apart by his greedy brother (Joe Don Baker) and hard-drinking father (Robert Preston). 

Release Year: 1972  Running Time: 100 mins  Color: Color 

Just About Famous

JUST ABOUT FAMOUS shines a spotlight on the often overlooked side of celebrity: the lookalikes.

Release Year: 2015  Running Time: 90 mins  Color: Color 

Just Around the Corner

JUST AROUND THE CORNER takes you through the life of Bob Benjamin, from before his diagnosis with Parkinson's to the beginnings of his incredible foundation, responsible for raising over a million dollars toward research.

Release Year: 2011  Running Time: 100 mins  Color: Color 

Just Before Dawn

Five friends set out for a weekend camping excursion in the mountains, to drink, frolic and skinny-dip on an isolated piece of land one of them has inherited, and find themselves being stalked by a hulking, machete-wielding psychopath.

Release Year: 1981  Running Time: 91 mins  Color: Color 

Just Like a Woman

The poignant tale of two women, barely more than casual acquaintances, who escape the prisons of their unhappy marriages and embark on a revealing journey of self discovery that leads them to the importance—and true meaning—of friendship.

Release Year: 2012  Running Time: 90 mins  Color: Color 

Just Like Being There

A documentary about the gig poster community and companies like MONDO's reinvigoration of the art form.

Release Year: 2012  Running Time: 81 mins  Color: Color/B&W 

Just Visiting (Special Edition)

It’s 12th-century France and Count Thibault finds his beautiful bride-to-be done in by malevolent magic. So, he and his loyal servant Andre request the help of a local wizard to right the wrong and bring his beloved back. But the wizardry goes awry and the pair are transported to 21st-century Chicago where they meet Thibault’s descendant Julia and her scheming fiancé.

Release Year: 2001  Running Time: 2001 mins  Color: Color 

Justine: The Misfortunes of Virtue

Based on Marquis de Sade’s 1791 novel Justine:?The Misfortunes of Virtue, Chris Boger’s visually sumptuous film is a dark tale of sexual depravity and Sadean excess.

Release Year: 1977  Running Time: 97 mins  Color: Color 

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