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SHREK

When a green ogre named Shrek discovers his swamp has been 'swamped' with all sorts of fairytale creatures by the scheming Lord Farquaad, Shrek sets out with a very loud donkey by his side to 'persuade' Farquaad to give Shrek his swamp back. Instead, a deal is made. Farquaad, who wants to become the King, sends Shrek to rescue Princess Fiona, who is awaiting her true love in a tower guarded by a fire-breathing dragon.

TOP GUN

Goose dies after a plane accident and Maverick (Tom Cruise) loses his trophy to Iceman (Val Kilmer). They are sent to the Indian Ocean to protect a carrier. Maverick saves Iceman's life. Maverick later throws Goose's dog tags off the ship. Maverick and Kelly McGillis get together and he decides that he wants to be a Top Gun instructor.

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON

The story centers around a Viking teenager named Hiccup (JAY BARUCHEL), who lives on the Island of Berk, where fighting dragons is a way of life.

BLACK RAIN

Nick Conklin (Michael Douglas) is a skilled motorcyclist and a tough veteran New York City police officer facing possible criminal charges; Internal Affairs believes Nick was involved with his partner who was caught taking criminal money in a corruption scandal. Nick is divorced from his wife, who has custody of their two children. Nick also has financial difficulties due to alimony and child support as well as other concerns.

MADAGASCAR

The film opens with Marty the Zebra pining for the wild on his tenth birthday. Living in New York’s Central Park Zoo, Marty and his friends – Alex the Lion, Gloria the Hippo, and Melman the Giraffe – have spent all their years inside this concrete jungle.