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The Damned United

The Damned United

The Damned United
IMDb: 7.5
98 min

Taking over Leeds United, Brian Clough’s abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players’ dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of…

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The Countess

The Countess

The Countess
IMDb: 6.2
98 min

Kingdom of Hungary, 17th century. As she gets older, powerful Countess Erzsébet Báthory (1560-1614), blinded by the passion that she feels for a younger man, succumbs to the mad delusion…

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Taking Woodstock

Taking Woodstock

Taking Woodstock
IMDb: 6.7
120 min

The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When…

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Prayers for Bobby

Prayers for Bobby

Prayers for Bobby
IMDb: 8.1
90 min

Bobby Griffith was his mother’s favorite son, the perfect all-American boy growing up under deeply religious influences in Walnut Creek, California. Bobby was also gay. Struggling with a conflict no…

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My One and Only

My One and Only

My One and Only
IMDb: 6.5
108 min

A mother takes her two sons on an unusual road trip from New York. Pittsburgh, St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care…

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John Rabe

John Rabe

John Rabe
IMDb: 7.2
134 min

A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.

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Amelia

Amelia

Amelia
IMDb: 5.8
111 min

A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the…

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Shirley

Shirley

Shirley
IMDb: 6.4
107 min

A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple.

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The Times of Harvey Milk

The Times of Harvey Milk

The Times of Harvey Milk
IMDb: 8.3
90 min

Harvey Milk was an outspoken human rights activist and one of the first openly gay U.S. politicians elected to public office; even after his assassination in 1978, he continues to…

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The Falcon and the Snowman

The Falcon and the Snowman

The Falcon and the Snowman
IMDb: 6.8
131 min

The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.

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Out of Africa

Out of Africa

Out of Africa
IMDb: 7.2
161 min

Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life…

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Mask

Mask

Mask
IMDb: 7.2
120 min

A boy with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempts to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Walking Tall

Walking Tall

Walking Tall
IMDb: 7.0
125 min

Buford Pusser’s a wrestler, whose wife wants him to settle down, so they go to his home town in Tennessee, where he plans to get into business with his father….

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La Bamba

La Bamba

La Bamba
IMDb: 6.9
108 min

Biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash.

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Cry Freedom

Cry Freedom

Cry Freedom
IMDb: 7.4
157 min

A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in…

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Tucker: The Man and His Dream

Tucker: The Man and His Dream

Tucker: The Man and His Dream
IMDb: 6.9
110 min

Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1945. Engineer Preston Tucker dreams of designing the car of future, but his innovative envision will be repeatedly sabotaged by his own unrealistic expectations and the Detroit automobile…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Gorillas in the Mist

Gorillas in the Mist

Gorillas in the Mist
IMDb: 7.0
129 min

The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam
IMDb: 7.3
121 min

Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but…

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Bloodsport

Bloodsport

Bloodsport
IMDb: 6.8
92 min

U.S. soldier Frank Dux has come to Hong Kong to be accepted into the Kumite, a highly secret and extremely violent martial arts competition. While trying to gain access into…

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A Cry in the Dark

A Cry in the Dark

A Cry in the Dark
IMDb: 6.9
120 min

Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain who, during a family camping trip to Ayers Rock in central Australia, claimed she witnessed a dingo take her baby daughter, Azaria,…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown
IMDb: 7.9
103 min

In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Great Balls of Fire!

Great Balls of Fire!

Great Balls of Fire!
IMDb: 6.2
108 min

The story of Jerry Lee Lewis, arguably the greatest and certainly one of the wildest musicians of the 1950s. His arrogance, remarkable talent, and unconventional lifestyle often brought him into…

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Blaze

Blaze

Blaze
IMDb: 6.0
120 min

This movie tells the story of the latter years of Earl Long, a flamboyant governor of Louisiana. The aging Earl, an unapologetic habitue of strip joints, falls in love with…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Pavarotti

Pavarotti

Pavarotti
IMDb: 7.5
114 min

Featuring never-before-seen footage, concert performances and intimate interviews, filmmaker Ron Howard examines the life and career of famed opera tenor Luciano Pavarotti.

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Mrs Lowry & Son

Mrs Lowry & Son

Mrs Lowry & Son
IMDb: 6.6
91 min

An intimate portrayal of the relationship between one of greatest artists of the 20th century, L.S. Lowry and his unhappy and controlling mother, Elizabeth, whom he lived with all his…

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Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones

Mr. Jones
IMDb: 6.8
141 min

In 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones travels to Ukraine, where he experiences the horrors of a famine. Everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are…

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I Am Durán

I Am Durán

I Am Durán
IMDb: 7.0
84 min

The story of four-time World Champion Panamanian boxer Roberto Durán. A one man wrecking-ball who took on the world, transcended his sport and helped inspire a nation to rise up…

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Hell on the Border

Hell on the Border

Hell on the Border
IMDb: 4.6
106 min

This epic, action-packed Western tells the incredible true story of Bass Reeves, the first black marshal in the Wild West. Having escaped from slavery after the Civil War, he arrives…

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Framing John DeLorean

Framing John DeLorean

Framing John DeLorean
IMDb: 6.5
109 min

A documentary interspersed with acted scenes, this portrait of John DeLorean covers the brilliant but tragically flawed automaker’s rise to stardom and shocking down fall.

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Armstrong

Armstrong

Armstrong
IMDb: 6.9
100 min

Dramatic, moving and deeply human, ARMSTRONG offers the definitive life story of Neil Armstrong: from his childhood in Ohio to his first steps on the Moon, and beyond.

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Within the Whirlwind

Within the Whirlwind

Within the Whirlwind
IMDb: 6.7
90 min

During Stalin’s reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to…

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Genre: Biography, Drama
The Last Station

The Last Station

The Last Station
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy’s struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess Sofya, wife and…

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Secretariat

Secretariat

Secretariat
IMDb: 7.2
123 min

Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father’s Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery – with the help of…

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Made in Dagenham

Made in Dagenham

Made in Dagenham
IMDb: 7.2
113 min

A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.

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I Love You Phillip Morris

I Love You Phillip Morris

I Love You Phillip Morris
IMDb: 6.6
98 min

Steve Russell is a small-town cop. Bored with his bland lifestyle, Russell turns to fraud as a means of shaking things up. Before long, Russell’s criminal antics have landed him…

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Howl

Howl

Howl
IMDb: 6.7
84 min

It’s San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led…

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Holy Rollers

Holy Rollers

Holy Rollers
IMDb: 5.9
89 min

Inspired by actual events in the late nineties when Hasidic Jews were recruited as mules to smuggle ecstasy from Europe into the United States.

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Conviction

Conviction

Conviction
IMDb: 7.2
107 min

When Betty Anne Waters’ older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to…

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Too Big to Fail

Too Big to Fail

Too Big to Fail
IMDb: 7.3
99 min

An intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world’s economy in a matter of a few…

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There Be Dragons

There Be Dragons

There Be Dragons
IMDb: 5.8
122 min

Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and…

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Genre: Biography, Drama, War