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Resistance 2020

The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.

Director: Jonathan Jakubowicz

6.1 IMDB Rating 208 Views
Madame Claude 2021

Paris, the late 1960s. Madame Claude is at the head of a flourishing business dedicated to prostitution that gives her power over both the french political and criminal worlds. But the end of her empire is closer than she thinks.

Director: Sylvie Verheyde

5,0 IMDB Rating 25 Views
Judas and the Black Messiah 2021

The story of Fred Hampton, Chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party, and his fateful betrayal by FBI informant William O'Neal.

Director: Shaka King

7.5 IMDB Rating 125 Views
Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer 2015

The story of the man who brought high-ranking German Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann to justice.

Director: Lars Kraume

7,1 IMDB Rating 16 Views
Creation Stories 2021

Creation Stories tells the unforgettable tale of infamous Creation Records label head Alan McGee; and of how one written-off young Glaswegian upstart rose to irrevocably change the face of British culture.

Director: Nick Moran

6.4 IMDB Rating 30 Views
Miracles from Heaven 2016

Based on the incredible true story of the Beam family.

Director: Patricia Riggen

7,1 IMDB Rating 20 Views
The Wind Rises 2013

Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world's most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. The film chronicles much of his life, depicting key historical events, including the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, the Great Depression, the tuberculosis epidemic and Japan's plunge into war. Jiro meets and falls in love with Nahoko, and grows and cherishes his friendship with his colleague Honjo.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Stars: Hideaki Anno,Hidetoshi Nishijima,Miori Takimoto,Masahiko Nishimura

7.8 IMDB Rating 2,007 Views
Tiny Tim: King for a Day 2020

The story about the outcast, Herbert Khaury's rise to stardom as Tiny Tim. Either considered a freak or a genius Tiny Tim left no one unaffected.

Director: Johan von Sydow

6,5 IMDB Rating 28 Views
Notorious 2009

NOTORIOUS is the story of Christopher Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Wallace transforms himself from Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to pregnant women) to one of the greatest rappers of all time; THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. Follow his meteoric rise to fame and his refusal to succumb to expectations - redefining our notion of "The American Dream."

Director: George Tillman Jr.

Stars: Jamal Woolard,Momo Dione,Derek Luke,Dennis L.A. White

6.6 IMDB Rating 3,390 Views
Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell 2021

This documentary features rare footage filmed by Christopher Wallace's best friend, Damion "D-Roc" Butler, and interviews with his closest friends and family, revealing a side of Biggie Smalls that the world never knew.

Director: Emmett Malloy

7,3 IMDB Rating 40 Views
The United States vs. Billie Holiday 2021

Follows Holiday during her career as she is targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she had a tumultuous affair.

Director: Lee Daniels

6,4 IMDB Rating 220 Views
Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry 2021

An intimate look at the singer-songwriter's journey, navigating life on the road, on stage, and at home, while creating her debut album.

Director: R.J. Cutler

7,8 IMDB Rating 67 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 974 Views
Pele 2021

Looks back at the extraordinary 12-year period in which Pelé, the only man to win three World Cup titles, went from young superstar in 1958 to national hero in 1970; a radical yet turbulent era in Brazil’s history.

Director: Ben Nicholas,David Tryhorn

7,7 IMDB Rating 34 Views
The Lady and the Dale 2021–

Elizabeth Carmichael, a larger-than-life entrepreneur rose to prominence with her promotion of a fuel-efficient, three-wheeled car known as The Dale.

7,1 IMDB Rating 67 Views
Che: Part One 2008

The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Stars: Julia Ormond,Benicio Del Toro,Oscar Isaac,Pablo Guevara

7.2 IMDB Rating 1,650 Views
De Gaulle 2020

Paris, June 1940. The de Gaulle couple is confronted with the military and political collapse of France. Charles de Gaulle joins London while Yvonne, his wife, finds herself with her three children on the road of the exodus.

Director: Gabriel Le Bomin

5,9 IMDB Rating 61 Views
Philomena 2013

When former journalist Martin Sixsmith is dismissed from the Labour Party in disgrace, he is at a loss as to what do. That changes when a young Irish woman approaches him about a story of her mother, Philomena, who had her son taken away when she was a teenage inmate of a Catholic convent. Martin arranges a magazine assignment about her search for him that eventually leads to America. Along the way, Martin and Philomena discover as much about each other as about her son's fate. Furthermore, both find their basic beliefs challenged.

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Judi Dench,Steve Coogan,Sophie Kennedy Clark,Mare Winningham

7.6 IMDB Rating 1,175 Views
The Dig 2021

An archaeologist embarks on the historically important excavation of Sutton Hoo in 1938.

Director: Simon Stone

7,1 IMDB Rating 89 Views
In the Name of the Father 1993

A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. Bullied by the British police, he and four of his friends are coerced into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends 15 years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence with the help of a British attorney, Gareth Peirce. Based on a true story.

Stars: Alison Crosbie,Daniel Day-Lewis,Philip King,Emma Thompson,Nye Heron,Anthony Brophy,Frankie McCafferty,Paul Warriner,Julian Walsh,Stuart Wolfenden,Jo Connor,Karen Carlisle,Seamus Moran,Billy Byrne,Maureen McBride

8.2 IMDB Rating 1,383 Views
Unbroken 2014

The life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete who joined the armed forces during the second world war. Only to be captured by the Japanese navy after a plane crash in the Pacific. During his capture, Louie must continue his fight by surviving through the war.

Director: Angelina Jolie

Stars: Jack O'Connell,Domhnall Gleeson,Garrett Hedlund,Miyavi

7.2 IMDB Rating 4,518 Views
Tony Parker: The Final Shot 2020

Director: Florent Bodin

80 Views
Washington 2020

The life story of George Washington, the first President of the United States.

Director: Matthew Ginsburg

8,0 IMDB Rating 76 Views
The Long Road Home 2017–

American forces occupying Iraq are ambushed in a Baghdad neighborhood.

Director: Mikko Alanne

7.5 IMDB Rating 312 Views
A Beautiful Mind 2001

From the heights of notoriety to the depths of depravity, John Forbes Nash, Jr. experienced it all. A mathematical genius, he made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his tragedy, and finally - late in life - received the Nobel Prize.

Director: Ron Howard

Stars: Russell Crowe,Ed Harris,Jennifer Connelly,Christopher Plummer

8.2 IMDB Rating 4,177 Views
Invictus 2009

The film tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela joined forces with the captain of South Africa's rugby team to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's rugby team as they make their historic run to the 1995 Rugby World Cup Championship match.

Director: Clint Eastwood

Stars: Morgan Freeman,Matt Damon,Tony Kgoroge,Patrick Mofokeng

7.4 IMDB Rating 2,230 Views
Walk the Line 2005

While growing up in the Great Depression era, Johnny Cash takes an interest in music and eventually moves out of his Arkansas town to join the air force in Germany. While there, he buys his first guitar and writes his own music, and proposes to Vivian. When they got married, they settled in Tennessee and with a daughter, he supported the family by being a salesman. He discovers a man who can pursue his dreams and ends up getting a record with the boys. Shortly after that, he was on a short tour, promoting his songs, and meets the already famous and beautiful June Carter. Then as they get on the long-term tours with June, the boys, and Jerry Lee Lewis, they have this unspoken relationship that grows. But when June leaves the tour because of his behavior, he was a drug addict. His marriage was also falling apart, and when he sees June years later at an awards show, he forces June to tour with them again, promising June to support her two kids and herself. While the tour goes on, the relationship between June and John grow more,and his marriage to his first wife ends. June finds out about the drugs, and help him overcome it. True love and care helped John eventually stop the drug usage, and finally proposes to her in front of an audience at a show.

Director: James Mangold

Stars: Joaquin Phoenix,Reese Witherspoon,Ginnifer Goodwin,Robert Patrick

7.9 IMDB Rating 4,014 Views
The Glorias 2020

The story of feminist icon Gloria Steinem's itinerant childhood's influence on her life as a writer, activist and organizer for women's rights worldwide.

Director: Julie Taymor

5.4 IMDB Rating 155 Views
Harriet 2019

The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.

Director: Kasi Lemmons

6.6 IMDB Rating 98 Views
Spartacus: Blood and Sand 2010

Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.

Director: Steven S. DeKnight

Stars: Andy Whitfield, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett

10,684 Views
Vores mand i Amerika 2020

Kauffmann, who was the Danish ambassador to Washington in 1939 when World War II started and who declared himself to be the only true representative of a free Denmark in opposition to the Nazis.

Director: Christina Rosendahl

6.8 IMDB Rating 76 Views
Veneno 2020

A biographical story of La Veneno, transgender icon and TV personality, and those who surrounded her.

Director: Javier Ambrossi,Javier Calvo

8.6 IMDB Rating 139 Views
Safety 2020

The story of Ray-Ray McElrathbey, a freshman football player for Clemson University, who secretly raised his younger brother on campus after his home life became too unsteady.

Director: Reginald Hudlin

6,4 IMDB Rating 104 Views
Crazy, Not Insane 2020

An examination of the research by forensic psychiatrist Dorothy Otnow Lewis who investigated the psychology of murderers.

Director: Alex Gibney

6.8 IMDB Rating 98 Views
John Adams 2008

The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.

8.5 IMDB Rating 106 Views
Selena: The Series 2020–

Late Tejano singer Selena as her dreams come true, and her family makes life-changing choices on the singer's journey to success.

Director: Moisés Zamora

8,0 IMDB Rating 93 Views
Mank 2020

Follows screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz's tumultuous development of Orson Welles' iconic masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941).

Director: David Fincher

8,0 IMDB Rating 93 Views
Serpico 1973

Serpico is a cop in the 1960s-early 1970s. Unlike all his colleagues, he refuses a share of the money that the cops routinely extort from local criminals. Nobody wants to work with Serpico, and he's in constant danger of being placed in life threatening positions by his "partners". Nothing seems to get done even when he goes to the highest of authorities. Despite the dangers he finds himself in, he still refuses to 'go with the flow', in the hope that one day, the truth will be known.

Director: Sidney Lumet

Stars: Al Pacino,John Randolph,Jack Kehoe,Biff McGuire

7.8 IMDB Rating 1,407 Views
Shirley 2020

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

Director: Josephine Decker

6.4 IMDB Rating 220 Views
Woman in Gold 2015

Maria Altman sought to regain a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II. She did so not just to regain what was rightfully hers, but also to obtain some measure of justice for the death, destruction, and massive art theft perpetrated by the Nazis.

Director: Simon Curtis

Stars: Helen Mirren,Ryan Reynolds,Daniel Brühl,Katie Holmes

7.3 IMDB Rating 1,693 Views