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The Iron Lady 2011

Elderly and a virtual prisoner in her own home due to her concerned staff and daughter Carol, Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first woman prime minister, looks back on her life as she clears out her late husband Denis's clothes for the Oxfam shop. Denis is seen as being her rock as she first enters parliament and then runs for the leadership of the Conservative Party, culminating in her eventual premiership. Now his ghost joins her to comment on her successes and failures, sometimes to her annoyance, generally to her comfort until ultimately, as the clothes are sent to the charity shop, Denis departs from Margaret's life forever.

Director: Phyllida Lloyd

Stars: Meryl Streep,Jim Broadbent,Susan Brown,Alice da Cunha

6.4 IMDB Rating 1,455 Views
King Richard 2021

A look at how tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams became who they are after the coaching from their father Richard Williams.

Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green

6.3 IMDB Rating 9 Views
The Sessions 2012

At the age of 38, Mark O'Brien, a man who uses an iron lung, decides he no longer wishes to be a virgin. With the help of his therapist and his priest, he contacts Cheryl Cohen-Greene, a professional sex surrogate and a typical soccer mom with a house, a mortgage and a husband. Inspired by a true story, The Sessions, follows the fascinating relationship which evolves between Cheryl and Mark as she takes him on his journey to manhood.

Director: Ben Lewin

Stars: John Hawkes,Helen Hunt,William H. Macy,Moon Bloodgood

7.2 IMDB Rating 1,100 Views
Black Mafia Family 2021–

Two brothers who rose from the decaying streets of southwest Detroit in the late 1980's and gave birth to one of the most influential crime families in the country.

7.2 IMDB Rating 56 Views
Maradona: Blessed Dream 2021–

A look at the early life and prolific career of Argentinean football legend Diego Maradona.

8.0 IMDB Rating 29 Views
Dickinson 2019–

An inside look at the world of writer Emily Dickinson.

Director: Alena Smith

Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Adrian Enscoe, Anna Baryshnikov

6,8 IMDB Rating 1,121 Views
Mrs Lowry & Son 2019

A portrait of the artist L.S. Lowry and the relationship with his mother, who tries to dissuade him from pursuing his passion.

Director: Adrian Noble

6,6 IMDB Rating 346 Views
The Great 2020–

A royal woman living in rural Austria during the 18th century is forced to choose between her own personal happiness and the future of Russia, when she marries an Emperor.

7,2 IMDB Rating 578 Views
Spencer 2021

During her Christmas holidays with the royal family at the Sandringham estate in Norfolk, England, Diana decides to leave her marriage to Prince Charles.

Director: Pablo Larraín

6.8 IMDB Rating 9 Views
Braveheart 1995

William Wallace is a Scottish rebel who leads an uprising against the cruel English ruler Edward the Longshanks, who wishes to inherit the crown of Scotland for himself. When he was a young boy, William Wallace's father and brother, along with many others, lost their lives trying to free Scotland. Once he loses another of his loved ones, William Wallace begins his long quest to make Scotland free once and for all, along with the assistance of Robert the Bruce.

Stars: James Robinson,Sean Lawlor,Sandy Nelson,James Cosmo,Sean McGinley,Alan Tall,Andrew Weir,Gerda Stevenson,Ralph Riach,Mhairi Calvey,Brian Cox,Patrick McGoohan,Peter Hanly,Sophie Marceau,Stephen Billington

8.4 IMDB Rating 4,521 Views
Tick, Tick… Boom! 2021

On the cusp of his 30th birthday, a promising young theater composer navigates love, friendship and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City.

Director: Lin-Manuel Miranda

8,6 IMDB Rating 11 Views
The Woman Who Robbed the Stagecoach 2021

One of 12 Westerns made in 12 months during 2020, this film tells the true story of Pearl Hart, played by Lorraine Etchell, a woman who goes through a series of bad relationships with men, eventually turning to a life of crime with a

Director: Travis Mills

5,5 IMDB Rating 12 Views
Sid and Nancy 1986

Morbid biographical story of Sid Vicious, bassist with British punk group the Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. When the Sex Pistols break up after their fateful US tour, Vicious attempts a solo career while in the grip of heroin addiction. One morning, Nancy is found stabbed to death and Sid is arrested for her murder.

Stars: Gary Oldman,Chloe Webb,David Hayman,Debby Bishop,Andrew Schofield,Xander Berkeley,Perry Benson,Tony London,Sandy Baron,Sy Richardson,Edward Tudor-Pole,Biff Yeager,Courtney Love,Rusty Blitz,John Spaceley

7.1 IMDB Rating 1,648 Views
American Crime Story 2016

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story is a limited series that takes you inside the O.J. Simpson trial with a riveting look at the legal teams battling to convict or acquit the football legend of double homicide. Based on the book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin, it explores the chaotic behind-the-scenes dealings and maneuvering on both sides of the court, and how a combination of prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness, and the LAPD's history with the city's African-American community gave a jury what it needed: reasonable doubt.

Stars: Sarah Paulson, Annaleigh Ashford, Sterling K. Brown

8.5 IMDB Rating 12,644 Views
Machine Gun Preacher 2011

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, addicted gang biker Sam Childers is released from prison and learns that his wife Lynn is no longer a stripper but has converted to Christianity. One night, Sam and his best friend Donnie give a ride to a hitchhiker who threatens Donnie with a pocketknife; however Sam reacts and turns the tables on the stranger. Sam is affected by the incident and is convinced by Lynn and his mother Daisy to join their church, and he is baptized. Sam finds a straight job in construction. When he meets a preacher from Africa, he decides to visit the continent. Sam travels to Northern Uganda and South Sudan many times and builds an orphanage for the victims of the cruel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). Further, he fights whenever necessary and becomes a legend known as The Machine Gun Preacher.

Stars: Gerard Butler,Michelle Monaghan,Kathy Baker,Michael Shannon,Ryann Campos,Madeline Carroll,Souleymane Sy Savane,Grant R. Krause,Reavis Graham,Peter Carey,Barbara Coven,Misty Mills,Nicole Michele Sobchack,Sidi Henderson,Mike Litaker

6.8 IMDB Rating 2,788 Views
The Electrical Life of Louis Wain 2021

English artist Louis Wain rises to prominence at the end of the 19th century for his surreal cat paintings.

Director: Will Sharpe

7.0 IMDB Rating 106 Views
The Stanford Prison Experiment 2015

Twenty-four male students out of seventy-five were selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in the basement of the Stanford psychology building.

Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez

Stars: Billy Crudup,Michael Angarano,Moises Arias,Nicholas Braun

6.9 IMDB Rating 3,007 Views
Dangerous Beauty 1998

In 16th century Venice, courtesans enjoy unique privileges: dressed richly in red, they read, compose poetry and music, and discuss affairs of state with the men who govern the Republic. When Veronica Franco comes of age, she cannot marry Marco Venier, whom she loves, because she is well born but penniless. Her choice: cloister or courtesan. She steels her heart, and with beauty and intelligence becomes the best. She's a heroine when she helps convince France to aid Venice in war with Turks, but when plague descends, the Church charges her with witchcraft. At her inquisition, she must match wits with an old rival, speak for all women, and call courage from Venier.

Director: Marshall Herskovitz

Stars: Catherine McCormack,Rufus Sewell,Oliver Platt,Fred Ward

7.3 IMDB Rating 2,574 Views
The Eyes of Tammy Faye 2021

An intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker.

Director: Michael Showalter

7.0 IMDB Rating 17 Views
Tjuvjägaren 2016

In late 19th Century, a poacher and his wife move into a cave. They fight against society for their right to stay, as well as for their own relationship.

Director: John Thornblad

7.9 IMDB Rating 13 Views
Colin in Black & White 2021

This drama series from Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay explores Kaepernick's high school years and the experiences that led him to become an activist.

Director: Ava DuVernayColin Kaepernick

2.6 IMDB Rating 20 Views
Respect 2021

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice.

Director: Liesl Tommy

7.0 IMDB Rating 40 Views
Wu-Tang: An American Saga 2019–

The show tracks the Wu Tang Clan's formation, a vision of Bobby Diggs, who strives to unite a dozen young, black men that are torn between music and crime but eventually rise to become the unlikeliest of American success stories.

Director: RZA, Alex Tse

Stars: Tamiz U. Rezvi, Joseph Basile, Caleb Castille

9,1 IMDB Rating 5,484 Views
Pagten 2021

The intense friendship between Karen Blixen, the Danish author best known for her autobiographical novel "Out of Africa," and Thorkild Bjørnvig, a young and promising poet.

Director: Bille August

6.7 IMDB Rating 15 Views
Fauci 2021

A glimpse into infectious disease specialist, Dr. Anthony Fauci who has led the U.S. fight against every epidemic the country has faced from AIDS to SARS to Ebola, and the ongoing COVID-19.

Director: John Hoffman,Janet Tobias

2.1 IMDB Rating 17 Views
Stardust 2021

Stardust will chronicle the young David Bowie's first visit to the US in 1971 - a trip that inspired the invention of his iconic alter ego Ziggy Stardust.

Director: Gabriel Range

4,1 IMDB Rating 87 Views
Get Rich or Die Tryin’ 2005

A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

Director: Jim Sheridan

Stars: 50 Cent,Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje,Joy Bryant,Omar Benson Miller

5.1 IMDB Rating 7,593 Views
The Billion Dollar Code 2021

Two German computer pioneers who go to court in the fight against an apparently invincible opponent in order to be recognized as the inventor of the Google Earth algorithm. The series illuminates both the hacker scene in post-reunifi

9.0 IMDB Rating 25 Views
Rose West: Born Evil? 2021

Unlocking the childhood of Rose West. What was it that turned Rose, at the age of just 17, into the most sadistic, sexually motivated, serial killer Britain has ever witnessed?

Director: Jared Wright

6,2 IMDB Rating 22 Views
Britney Vs Spears 2021

Centered around Britney Spears' highly-unusual conservatorship.

Director: Erin Lee Carr

8.2 IMDB Rating 31 Views
I Am Heath Ledger 2017

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

Director: Adrian Buitenhuis,Derik Murray

7.4 IMDB Rating 27 Views
Epstein’s Shadow: Ghislaine Maxwell 2021–

The powerful, connected, and mysterious Ghislaine Maxwell, takes a sordid downturn when she meets Jeffrey Epstein, the serial sex offender.

6.5 IMDB Rating 25 Views
Schindler’s List 1993

Oskar Schindler is a vainglorious and greedy German businessman who becomes an unlikely humanitarian amid the barbaric German Nazi reign when he feels compelled to turn his factory into a refuge for Jews. Based on the true story of Oskar Schindler who managed to save about 1100 Jews from being gassed at the Auschwitz concentration camp, it is a testament to the good in all of us.

Stars: Liam Neeson,Ben Kingsley,Ralph Fiennes,Caroline Goodall,Jonathan Sagall,Embeth Davidtz,Malgorzata Gebel,Shmuel Levy,Mark Ivanir,Béatrice Macola,Andrzej Seweryn,Friedrich von Thun,Krzysztof Luft,Harry Nehring,Norbert Weisser

8.9 IMDB Rating 6,237 Views
Schumacher 2021

Documentary on the life of seven time Formula 1 world champion driver Michael Schumacher.

Director: Hanns-Bruno Kammertöns,Vanessa Nöcker,Michael Wech

5.4 IMDB Rating 30 Views
Snowden 2016

The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.

Director: Oliver Stone

7.3 IMDB Rating 33 Views
No Man of God 2021

The complicated relationship that formed between the FBI analyst Bill Hagmaier and serial killer Bundy during Bundy's final years on death row.

Director: Amber Sealey

7,3 IMDB Rating 35 Views
Pawn Sacrifice 2014

During the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire.

Director: Edward Zwick

Stars: Tobey Maguire,Liev Schreiber,Michael Stuhlbarg,Peter Sarsgaard

7.0 IMDB Rating 1,809 Views
Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali 2021

From a chance meeting to a tragic fallout, Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali's extraordinary bond cracks under the weight of distrust and shifting ideals.

Director: Marcus A. Clarke

6.4 IMDB Rating 32 Views
Fear and Loathing in Aspen 2021

The true story of Hunter S. Thompson's curious, bizarre, and entertaining run to be sheriff of Pitkin County in the 1970s.

Director: Bobby Kennedy III

5.9 IMDB Rating 27 Views
Worth 2020

An attorney in Washington D.C. battles against cynicism, bureaucracy and politics to help the victims of 9/11.

Director: Sara Colangelo

6.3 IMDB Rating 32 Views