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Billionaire Boys Club (2018)

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100 Min

A movie version of the mini series of the same name made in 1987 by NBC.

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Padman (2018)

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Biography on Tamil Nadu activist Arunachalam Muruganantham, whose mission was to provide sanitary napkin's to poor women of rural areas.

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The Post (2017)

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A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.

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Maudie (2017)

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An unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie to be his housekeeper. Maudie, bright-eyed but hunched with crippled hands, yearns to be independent, to live away from her protective family and she also yearns, ...

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6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain (2017)

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An adrenaline seeking snowboarder gets lost in a massive winter storm in the back country of the High Sierras where he is pushed to the limits of human endurance and forced to battle his own personal demons as he fights for survival.

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The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)

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126 Min

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

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Gotti (2017)

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110 Min

The movie reveals the relationship of a father who lived and died by the mob code and a son who chose to leave that world behind and redeem himself. Never before has there been such an inside look at the life of the Gotti family and their world of danger, betrayal and r...

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The Wizard of Lies (2017)

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133 Min

A look behind the scenes at Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme, how it was perpetrated on the public and the trail of destruction it left in its wake, both for the victims and Madoff's family.

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The Greatest Showman (2017)

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105 Min

Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

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American Made (2017)

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Tom Cruise reunites with his "Edge of Tomorrow" director, Doug Liman, in this thriller based on the outrageous true story of Barry Seal, a hustler and pilot unexpectedly recruited by the CIA to run one of the biggest covert operations in U.S. history. "American Made" co...

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The Man with the Iron Heart (2017)

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120 Min

1942 : The Third Reich is at his peak. The Czech resistance in London decides to plan the most ambitious military operation of WWII : Anthropoid. Two young recruits in their late twenties, Joseph Gacik and Jan Kubis, are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless N...

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The Lost City of Z (2017)

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140 Min

In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned.

71 2017 140
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My Friend Dahmer (2017)

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Before Jeffrey Dahmer became a notorious serial killer, he was a shy, alcoholic teen who never quite fit in. Based on the acclaimed graphic novel by Derf Backderf, this is the true, haunting story of Jeffrey Dahmer in high school.

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I Am Heath Ledger (2017)

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90 Min

Friends and family of the late actor Heath Ledger, remember his life and career.

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017)

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93 Min

An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.

64 2017 93
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First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers (2017)

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Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung recounts the horrors she suffered under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge.

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Only the Brave (2017)

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134 Min

A drama based on the elite crew of firemen from Prescott, Arizona who battled a wildfire in Yarnell, AZ in June 2013 that claimed the lives of 19 of their members.

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Battle of the Sexes (2017)

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In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as the BATTLE OF THE SEX...

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The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

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The Man Who Invented Christmas tells of the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from "A Christmas Carol." Directed by Bharat Nalluri (MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY), the film shows ho...

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The Current War (2017)

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105 Min

Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.

0 2017 105
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Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)

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The story of Mark Felt, who under the name \Deep Throat\ helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.

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Molly's Game (2017)

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140 Min

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

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Me Vs. Me (2017)

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"Me versus Me " is a biographical motion picture of Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince Zamani.

0 2017 0
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Brain on Fire (2017)

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88 Min

A young, capable professional cannot explain her newly erratic behavior.

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Sachin: A Billion Dreams (2017)

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A tale of a small boy with dreams and his journey to becoming the God of Cricket and the most celebrated sportsperson in his country.

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Thank You for Your Service (2017)

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A look at how Post Traumatic Stress Disorder affects American servicemen and women returning home from war.

0 2017 0
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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

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A behind-the-scenes look at the life of author A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son C.R. Milne.

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Stronger (2017)

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A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.

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The Glass Castle (2017)

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A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

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Marshall (2017)

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About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.

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Victoria and Abdul (2017)

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Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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The Birth of a Nation (2016)

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Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses ...

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Christine (2016)

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The story of Christine Chubbuck, a 1970s TV reporter struggling with depression and professional frustrations as she tries to advance her career.

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Hidden Figures (2016)

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127 Min

A period space-race drama is inspired by the real-life tale of a group of African-American female mathematicians — Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson and Katherine Johnson — who helped put astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

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Growing Up Coy (2016)

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Filmmakers follow a Colorado family's highly public battle for the rights of their transgender daughter, Coy, in a landmark civil rights case.

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I Am Bolt (2016)

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107 Min

Fully authorized, access-all-areas feature doc on the hugely charismatic and globally adored Usain Bolt – officially the fastest man alive. With never-before-seen archive footage of his youth in Jamaica, through to original footage that will be captured at his fourth an...

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Loving (2016)

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The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court's historic 1967 decision.

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Birth of the Dragon (2016)

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Set against the backdrop of 1960s San Francisco, BIRTH OF THE DRAGON is a modern take on the classic movies that Bruce Lee was known for. It takes its inspiration from the epic and still controversial showdown between an up-and-coming Bruce Lee and kung fu master Wong J...

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A United Kingdom (2016)

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Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s.

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LBJ (2016)

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The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.

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Miracles from Heaven (2016)

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A young girl suffering from a rare digestive disorder finds herself miraculously cured after surviving a terrible accident. Based on the book 'Three Miracles From Heaven' by Christy Beam.

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American Crime Story (2016)

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An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals.

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Confirmation (2016)

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Judge Clarence Thomas' nomination to the United States' Supreme Court is called into question when former colleague, Anita Hill, testifies that he had sexually harassed her.

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Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

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WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to win the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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The Big Short (2015)

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Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.

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Ip Man 3 (2015)

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At the end of the 1950's, finally settled into a stable life, during his daily trip to take his young son to and from school, Ip Man meets another father Cheung Tin-chi; it so happens that Cheung is a fellow Wing Chun practitioner. Through their infrequent contact,...

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RINO (2015)

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Karel Köcher is supposedly the most important communist agent to infiltrate the CIA. There are few reliable sources as to his activities, and so the filmmakers aim their camera primarily at the main protagonist. The result is an unconventional portrait that tells us mor...

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I Am Ali (2014)

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Directed by Clare Lewins, "I am Ali" is a feature documentary which tells the story of Muhammad Ali’s extraordinary life and his rise from humble beginnings to become one of the most recognizable faces on the planet. Told through the eyes of those who know him best, the...

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Million Dollar Arm (2014)

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In a last-ditch effort to save his career, sports agent JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) dreams up a wild game plan to find Major League Baseball’s next great pitcher from a pool of cricket players in India. He soon discovers two young men who can throw a fastball but know nothi...

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Unbroken (2014)

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Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie directs this incredible true story of Olympian turned POW, Louis Zamperini. Jack O'Connell plays the young Zamperini from the time he was a wunderkind member of the USA track team that competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympics to his s...

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Jimi: All Is by My Side (2014)

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OutKast's André Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in this revealing biopic from Academy Award-winning writer-director John Ridley ("12 Years A Slave"). Covering a year in Hendrix's life from 1966-67 as an unknown backup guitarist playing New York's Cheetah Club...

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Heaven Is for Real (2014)

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Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book, Heaven is for Real recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Starring Academy Award® nominee Gr...

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The Theory of Everything (2014)

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Starring Eddie Redmayne ("Les Misérables") and Felicity Jones ("The Amazing Spider-Man 2"), this is the extraordinary story of one of the world's greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge stude...

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Get on Up (2014)

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In his follow-up to the Academy Award®-nominated blockbuster "The Help," Tate Taylor directs Chadwick Boseman ("42") as James Brown in "Get on Up." Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film gives a fearless look inside the music, moves and mo...

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Rise Of the Legend (2014)

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Witness the rise of the world’s first martial arts superstar. Chinese martial artist Huang Fei Hung is a legend in the world of kung fu. His extraordinary life has been portrayed by some of biggest icons in martial arts cinema, including Jackie Chan (“Drunken Master”) a...

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Captain Phillips (2013)

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Captain Phillips is a multi-layered examination of the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates. It is - through director Paul Greengrass's distinctive lens - simultaneously a pulse-pounding thriller, and a complex portrai...

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The Wee Man (2013)

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1970's Blackhill Glasgow: 11-year-old Paul Ferris has learned quickly that life on the street is tough. Growing up immersed in a culture of crime, Ferris finally snaps when tormented one too many times by a vicious gang of bullying neighbourhood brothers who have ma...

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The Seduced Human (2012)

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The Danish filmmaker Jorgen Leth has provoked audiences world wide for a lifetime. He is living his life as an observer, governed by his senses. After 40 documentaries, and 20 years in chaotic Haiti - until the earthquake destroyed his home in 2010 - what is the meaning...

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Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

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In June 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Academy Award®-nominee Bill Murray) and his wife Eleanor (Olivia Williams) host the King and Queen of England (Samuel West, Olivia Colman) for a weekend at their upstate New York vacation home. With Britain facing immin...

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Big Miracle (2012)

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Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is adapted from the nonficti...

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Bruce Lee, My Brother (2010)

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Bruce Lee, My Brother is an action-dramatic biopic of the eponymous martial arts legend as told by his younger brother, Robert Lee. It revolves around Bruce Lee's life as a rebellious adolescent in Hong Kong before he sets off for the USA and conquers the world at t...

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Changeling (2008)

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Academy Award®-winner Clint Eastwood directs this powerful drama in which Oscar®-winner Angelina Jolie stars as a mother whose kidnapped son is found alive, only to realize that the child returned to her is not her own. The conflicted mother faces corrupt police and a s...

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The Express (2008)

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Witness the inspirational true story of a real American hero. Rising from the humblest of beginnings, Ernie Davis (Rob Brown) overcame impossible odds to become the first African-American to win college football’s greatest honor --- the Heisman Trophy. Starring Dennis Q...

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American Gangster (2007)

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Academy Award®-winner Russell Crowe is an honest cop battling drugs and police corruption in 1970s New York. The main focus of his investigation is a huge heroin empire built by a charismatic black drug dealer (Academy Award®-winner Denzel Washington) who imports enormo...

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The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

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Will Smith stars in this moving tale inspired by the true story of Chris Gardner, a San Francisco salesman struggling to build a future for himself and his 5-year-old son Christopher (Jaden Smith). When his girlfriend Linda (Thandie Newton) walks out, Chris is left to r...

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Coach Carter (2005)

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Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.

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Ray (2004)

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Nominated for 6 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Ray stars Oscar®-winner Jamie Foxx as the one-of-a-kind innovator of soul who overcame impossible odds to become a music legend. It's the triumphant and remarkable story of one of America's true musical geni...

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Find Me Guilty (2001)

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The mobster Jackie DiNorscio is shot by his own cousin at home while on probation but survives. Later he is arrested for dealing drugs and sentenced to thirty years in prison. The prosecutor Sean Kierney proposes a deal to Jackie, immediately releasing him if he testifi...

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The Basketball Diaries (1995)

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A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.

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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)

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Jason Scott Lee and Lauren Holly star in this unforgettable glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhood of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Befo...

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The Babe (1992)

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In between wars and after the Chicago White Sox scandal of 1919, America's past-time was fading in popularity. Who better to save it than a loud-mouthed, heavy eating, drunk - and also the best player that ever lived. John Goodman delivers a powerful performance as ...

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Glory (1989)

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The heart-stopping story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War, Glory stars Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes and Morgan Freeman. Broderick and Elwes are the idealistic young Bostonians who lead the regiment; Freeman is the i...

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Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

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Tom Cruise delivers a riveting and unforgettable portrayal of Vietnam veteran Ron Kovic in Oliver Stone's Academy Award®-winning masterpiece. Based on a true story, the acclaimed film follows the young Kovic from a zealous teen who eagerly volunteers for the Vietnam...

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Gorillas in the Mist (1988)

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Sigourney Weaver received an Academy Award nomination for her towering performance as Dian Fossey, the world-famous primatologist who devoted herself to the study of the mountain gorillas of Rwanda. Beautifully shot and directed by Michael Apted, this harrowing and insp...

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Cry Freedom (1987)

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Academy Award®-winning director Richard Attenborough directs Academy Award®-winners Denzel Washington and Kevin Kline in this powerful true story of South African journalist Donald Woods, forced to flee the country after investigating the death of his black activist fri...

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Out of Africa (1985)

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In an exquisite and intelligent romantic drama based on a true story, Oscar®-winner Meryl Streep is astounding as Karen Blixen, the noted author who moves from Denmark to Nairobi with her husband of convenience (Oscar®-nominee Klaus Maria Brandauer) to start a plantatio...

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Rise and Fall of Idi Amin (1981)

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Rise and Fall of Idi Amin, also known as Amin: The Rise and Fall, is a 1981 biographical film directed by Sharad Patel and starring Joseph Olita as Idi Amin. It details the controversial actions and atrocities of the former dictator of Uganda, Idi Amin Dada, during h...

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