We say goodbye to some great movies this month. Catch them at SBS On Demand while you still can.
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20 Jul 2018 - 9:14 AM  UPDATED 20 Jul 2018 - 11:13 AM

Click each image to play the film in full at SBS On Demand. Please note that the films on this list expire at various times throughout the month (If there is no 'play' button in the image, the film is no longer available).

 

The Thin Yellow Line

Mexico, 2015
Genre: Drama
Language: Spanish
What's it about?
The Thin Yellow Line is the journey of five men who are hired to paint the median line of a road that connects two villages in Mexico. From an old truck, they  have 15 days in which to cover than 200 kilometres, under a burning sun. Over the course of their day, the five workers consider the thin line between right and wrong, laughter and crying, life and death.

Henry's Crime

MA 15+
United States of America, 2010
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Language: English
Director: Malcolm Venville
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Vera Farmiga, James Caan, Judy Greer, Fisher Stevens, Danny Hoch, Bill Duke, Peter Stormare
What's it about?
Unambitious Henry (Keanu Reeves) gets a wake up call when he becomes an unwitting participant in an ill-conceived bank heist. Rather than give up the names of the real culprits, Henry takes the fall and goes to jail. There, he meets the irrepressible Max, and the two plan to rob the same bank. By turns wry, off-beat, and simply hilarious, this is the heartwarming story of a man who finds his purpose in life.

An American Werewolf in London

USA, 1981
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Director: John Landis
Starring: Griffin Dunne, David Naughton
What's it about?
On a walking holiday in the Yorkshire Moors, David (David Naughton) and his friend Jack (Griffin Dunne, are attacked my a werewolf. Jack is mauled to death but David survives and is treated in a London hospital for his injuries. But things only get worse as David gradually starts to transform from human into beast.

Why You Should Watch: An American Werewolf In London

Team America: World Police

MA 15+
USA, 2004
Genre: Comedy, animation
Language: English
Director: Trey Parker
Starring: Trey Parker, Matt Stone
What's it about? 
Geopolitics with the South Park treatment. Team America, an international police force dedicated to maintaining global stability learns that a power hungry dictator is brokering weapons of mass destruction to terrorists. The heroes embark upon a harrowing mission to save the world.

Team America: World Police Review

Asterix: The Mansions of the Gods

PG
France, 2014
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Language: French
Director: Louis Clichy
Starring: Alain Chabat, Laurent Lafitte
What's it about?
In order to wipe out a village by any means necessary, Caesar plans to absorb the villagers into Roman culture by having an estate built next to the village to start a new Roman colony.

Wolf Children

PG
Japan, 2012
Genre: Fantasy, Animation/3D
Language: Japanese
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
Starring: Aoi Miyazaki, Takao Ohsawa, Haru Kuroki
What's it about?
When Hana falls in love, it feels like a fairy tale. She starts a family and produces two beautiful children – Yuki (Snow), a girl, and Ame (Rain), a boy. But the family harbours a secret – their father is a 'Wolf-Man', half human and half wolf, and has passed his affliction on to his children. They try to reside in a quiet corner of the city, but their joyful life is shattered when their father passes away. To live peacefully, Hana must make the difficult decision to move Yuki and Ame to a small town and surround them with nature.

Friday the 13th

MA 15+
USA, 1980
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Starring: Kevin Bacon, Adrienne King, Harry Crosby
What's it about?
In this film that helped define the modern horror genre, camp counsellors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.

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Friday the 13th Part 2

MA 15+
United States of America, 1981
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Steve Miner
Starring: Betsy Palmer, Cliff Cudney, Jack Marks, Amy Steel, John Furey, Adrienne King, Kirsten Baker, Stuart Charno, Warrington Gillette, Walt Gorney, Marta Kober, Tom McBride, Bill Randolph, Lauren-Marie Taylor, 
What's it about?
Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of counsellors follow -- including child psychologist major Ginny. But Jason has been hiding out all this time, and now he's ready for revenge.

Friday the 13th Part III

MA 15+
United States of America, 1982
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Steve Miner
Starring: Dana Kimmell, Paul Kratka, Tracie Savage, Jeffrey Rogers, Catherine Parks, Larry Zerner, Rachel Howard, David Katims, Nick Savage, Gloria Charles, Kevin O'Brien, Richard Brooker, Steve Susskind, David Wiley, Perla Walter, Anne Gaybis
What's it about?
An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counsellors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.

Friday The 13th Part IV: The Final Chapter

MA 15+
USA
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Director: Joseph Zito
Starring: Erich Anderson, Judie Aronson
What's it about?
Jason finally gets his - but the door is left open for yet another sequel.

Friday The 13th Part V: A New Beginning

MA 15+
USA
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Director: Danny Steinmann
Starring: Melanie Kinnaman, John Shepherd, Anthony Barrile
What's it about?
The story continues five years after the gruesome murder of Jason by Tommy Jarvis. Now committed to a halfway house, Tommy becomes a suspect when the carnage continues in the area surrounding him.

Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

MA 15+
United States of America, 1986
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Language: English
Director: Tom McLoughlin
Starring: Thom Mathews, Jennifer Cooke, David Kagen, Renée Jones, Tom Fridley, C.J. Graham, Tony Goldwyn, Darcy DeMoss, Ann Ryerson, Alan Blumenfeld, Ron Palillo, Kerry Noonan
What's it about?
Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal murders. Now it’s up to Tommy to stop the dark, devious and demented deaths that he unwittingly brought about.

Friday The 13th Part VII: The New Blood

M
USA 
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Director: John Carl Beuchler
Starring: Terry Kiser, Jennifer Banko
What's it about?
When a telekinetic camper accidentally unchains Jason from the depth of Crystal Lake, she can only hope that her powers can save her from the axe-wielding maniac.

Friday The 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

M
USA
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Director: Rob Hedden
Starring: Jensen Daggett, Kane Hodder, Todd Caldecott
What's it about?
When Jason boards a cruise ship taking teenagers on a grad night voyage to New York City, there's no place for the passengers to run. Beyond Crystal Lake, Jason will find new slaygrounds in the subways, sewers, and mean streets of Manhattan.