||Much Ado About Nothing [DVD](1993) DVD
The perfect answer to anyone who thinks Shakespeare means dark, stodgy dramas, this sunny and buoyant romp from Kenneth Branagh is loaded with mismatched lovers, squabbling brothers, comic constables and bawdy humor. Emma Thompson, Denzel Washington, Keanu Reeves, Robert Sean Leonard, Kate Beckinsale and Michael Keaton co-star with Branagh. 111 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; "making of" featurette; theatrical trailer.
Haunted [DVD](1996) DVD
Creepy thriller starring Aidan Quinn as an investigator looking into a haunting in the isolated British countryside. A series of eerie occurrences leads him to study the estate's family history, and soon he begins seeing the ghostly image of a young girl calling out to him. Kate Beckinsale and John Gielgud co-star. 108 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital.
Cold Comfort Farm [DVD](1996) DVD
After she's left an orphan, tidy, aspiring novelist Kate Beckinsale heads to the country to live on her cousins' farm. She gets a rude awakening when she discovers the family is a sloppy, ill-mannered brood that repulses and fascinates her at the same time. John Schlesinger's witty comedy of manners set in 1930s England also stars Eileen Atkins, Ian McKellen, and Joanna Lumley. 105 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: French; theatrical trailer.
Shooting Fish [DVD](1998) DVD
Amiable con-artist comedy details the London-based adventures of slicksters Dylan (Dan Futterman), an American, and Jez (Stuart Townsend), a Brit, who make their living bilking fat cats out of cash. When secretary Georgie (Kate Beckinsale) starts collaborating on their criminal activities, sparks fly between her and the guys, complicating business practices. 93 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish; theatrical trailer; interactive menus; scene access.
Brokedown Palace [DVD](1999) DVD
Intense drama in the tradition of "Midnight Express" centers on American teens Claire Danes and Kate Beckinsale, who enjoy a post-high school vacation in exotic Thailand. An encounter with an handsome Australian leads to the girls' being arrested at the Bangkok airport for heroin possession. Sent to a hellish women's prison, they must try to prove their innocence. Bill Pullman, Lou Diamond Phillips also star. 82 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish; biographies; theatrical trailer; scene access.
The Golden Bowl [DVD](2000) DVD
This adaptation of Henry James' novel centers on an opulent family in England and Italy during the early 1900s. Jeremy Northam is convinced by tycoon Nick Nolte to marry his daughter (Kate Beckinsale) for monetary reasons. Nolte then unknowingly weds Northam's old lover (Uma Thurman), who is also his daughter's best friend. Deceit then threatens everyone when Thurman and Northam rekindle their romance. Directed by James Ivory. 129 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Dgital 5.1; Subtitles: English, Spanish; trailer.
Serendipity [DVD](2001) DVD
After a chance meeting and a spontaneous date, Jonathan (John Cusack) and Sara (Kate Beckinsale) exchange phone numbers--sort of. He scrawls his on a five dollar bill, while hers is written in a used book. Should either of them happen upon the other's number, Sara says, this will prove they were meant for each other. But when seven years go by and marriage looms for both of them, will destiny intervene and finally bring them together? Magical romantic comedy also stars Jeremy Piven, John Corbett and Molly Shannon. 90 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: Spanish; audio commentary; behind-the-scenes footage; deleted scenes; photo gallery; storyboard comparisons; theatrica
Pearl Harbor (Director's Cut) [DVD](2001) DVD
Titanic wartime adventure from Michael Bay ("Armageddon") stars Ben Affleck and Josh Hartnett as flying-obsessed childhood friends who enlist in the Army Air Corps in early 1941 and Kate Beckinsale as the nurse who falls for Affleck. When Affleck goes to England to serve on the RAF and is shot down, Beckinsale and Hartnett begin their own romance, but the trio are reunited at the U.S. military base in Hawaii on the eve of the devastating Japanese attack. With Cuba Gooding, Jr., Alec Baldwin, Jon Voight and Mako. The director's cut of Michael Bay's epic includes 60 previously unseen shots. 184 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, French Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: Spanish; audio commentary; featur
Laurel Canyon [DVD](2002) DVD
In an exclusive Los Angeles neighborhood, aging hippie record producer Frances McDormand finds her empty nest filled by son Christian Bale and his fiancee Kate Beckinsale after the pair graduate from Harvard. Soon, the couple face their greatest challenge when they become tempted by the lure of McDormand's hedonistic lifestyle. Provoking ensemble drama also stars Natascha McElhone, Alessandro Nivola. 103 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS; Subtitles: French; audio commentary; biographies; featurettes; theatrical trailers.
Underworld [DVD](2003) DVD
Super-stylish gothic horror/adventure stars Kate Beckinsale as Selene, a vampire huntress out to destroy the Lycans, the werewolf race the vampires have been warring with for centuries. Selene falls in love with Michael (Scott Speedman), a human caught between both sides in the conflict, but when he's infected by lupine disease and becomes a werewolf, Selene calls on Viktor (Bill Nighy), an elder bloodsucker leader, to intercede. With Shane Brolly, Michael Sheen. 121 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; audio commentary; featurettes; music video; "making of" documentary; storyboard comparison; theatrical trailers; TV spots.