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Allerton Public Library District movies are holdable and have a 7 day loan period without any renewals. A $1 fine will be assessed FOR EACH DAY a movie is late.
Other libraries' copies of a movie of the same title may also be placed on hold within the inter-library loan system, SHARE. Check the Online Catalog for availability.
Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them - PG13
It opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident, were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.
Lion - PG13
Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.
DC Super Villians: The Joker- PG
The green hair. The crazed smile. The maniacal cackle. One knows exactly who he is and how far he'd go to put a smile on ones face. He's The Joker. Watch The Joker and some of DC's most popular Super-Villains in specially selected episodes from the award winning Batman: The Animated Series.
The Founder - PG13
Based on the true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.
Hidden Figures - PG13
As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.
Dino Dan: Dino Busters - NR
Join junior dinosaur expert Trek Henderson as he imagines dinosaurs into the real world. When his friends come over, Trek tells them the story of a haunted house, which turns out to not have ghosts but instead has dinosaurs! Who ya gonna call? Dinobusters! Enjoy seven more dino-rrific adventures with Trek and friends!
Passengers - PG13
Two passengers board a spaceship transporting them to a new life on another planet. The trip takes a deadly turn when their hibernation pods mysteriously wake them 90 years before they reach their destination. As Jim and Aurora try to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction, they begin to fall for each other, unable to deny their intense attraction, only to be threatened by the imminent collapse of the ship and the discovery of the truth behind why they woke up.
Secrets of the Six Wives - TVPG
Historian Dr. Lucy Worsley travels back in time to the Tudor Court of England's Henry VIII to witness some of the most dramatic moments in the lives of his six wives. Combining drama based on eyewitness accounts and historical sources with Lucy's own contemporary historical commentary, it is these women's stories that Lucy sets out to uncover, witness, and explore.
Lucky's Treasure - NR
When college-bound Emily Landis moves from the city to her Grandpa's country home, she is expected to take care of Lucky, her late Grandma's horse, and makes it her mission to show the light of Christ to her grieving Grandpa. Struggling, Emily is befriended by a local named Jake.
Underworld Blood Wars - R
The next installment in the blockbuster franchise follows vampire death dealer Selene as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David and his father Thomas, she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Odd Squad The Movie- TVY7
A rival group of adults that calls itself Weird Team arrives with a gadget that fixes any odd problem. As a result, Odd Squad is run out of business and all the agents are forced to disband and go back to their lives as regular kids. Using math skills and teamwork, the kids discover Weird Team isn't actually solving problems, but just covering them up.
Walking with the Enemy - PG13
Based on a true story, it is an unforgettable film of love, courage and sacrifice. During the final months of World War II in Hungary, a young man sets out to find his displaced family by using a stolen Nazi uniform to pose as an officer. On a journey filled with suspense and danger, he undertakes extraordinary measures to save his family and thousands of lives from the enemy.