Passionate Tita (Lumi Cavazos) is in love with Pedro (Marco Leonardi), but her controlling mother (Regina Torné) forbids her from marrying him. So when Pedro marries her sister, Tita throws herself into her cooking -- and discovers she can transfer her emotions through the food she prepares. A feast for the senses, this magical romance from director Alfonso Arau was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and a Golden Globe.
Special agent Harry Tasker (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is a top spy in the ultra-secret Omega Sector -- but his wife (Jamie Lee Curtis) thinks he's just a boring computer salesman. When Harry's identities collide, the Taskers find themselves in the clutches of international terrorists, fighting to save their marriage and their lives. Director James Cameron's action comedy adds romance and special effects to the Oscar-nominated mix.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Marriage has gotten stale and predictable for John and Jane Smith, an average-on-the-surface husband and wife who don't yet know that they share the same undercover line of work: They're both guns for hire. Hiding their occupations has never been a hardship for either of them … until they discover that their next assignment involves them targeting each other. Can they go through with their respective missions, or will love prevail?
Hip Chicago twentysomethings Nina (Nia Long) and Darius (Larenz Tate) experience instant mutual attraction when they meet at a poetry reading. But Nina's just recovering from a painful breakup and Darius is uncertain whether he wants to be in a committed relationship. As time goes on, it's not clear whether the pair's mutual desire will lead to love. This urban romantic comedy took home a Sundance Audience Award (and earned a Grand Jury prize nod).
Beauty and the Beast: Special Edition
In this modern-day Disney animated classic set in 18th-century France, young Belle yearns to escape her ordinary existence -- and her village's boorish suitors -- until she becomes imprisoned in the mansion of a hideous, coldhearted beast. Can Belle help the monster revive the man within? Showcasing a lively, Oscar-winning score, this updated edition of the 1991 film includes remastered graphics and a brand-new musical number, "Human Again."
An Officer and a Gentleman
Dreams of being a Navy pilot prompt Zack Mayo (Richard Gere) to enroll in officer training school, where he runs afoul of a drill instructor (Oscar winner Louis Gossett Jr.) who senses the cadet's loner instinct and aims to school him on the importance of teamwork -- or break him in the process. In the meantime, Mayo romances a working girl (Debra Winger), ignoring warnings to steer clear of the local lasses out to bag hotshot Navy flyboys.