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Hustlers
  • Hustlers (2019)
  • Drama, Comedy, History, Crime,
  • A crew of savvy former strip club employees band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.
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Hustlers
The Imitation Game
  • The Imitation Game (2014)
  • Drama, History, Thriller, War,
  • Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
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The Imitation Game
The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
  • The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
  • Drama, History, Romance,
  • Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
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The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
The Red Sea Diving Resort
  • The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)
  • Drama, Action, History, Thriller,
  • Inspired by remarkable true life rescue missions, this is the incredible story of a group of Mossad agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday retreat in Sudan as a front to smuggle thousands of refugees to Israel. The undercover team carrying out this mission is led by the charismatic Ari Kidron and courageous local Kabede Bimro.
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The Red Sea Diving Resort
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
  • Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
  • Drama, History, Thriller, Crime,
  • A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
First Man
  • First Man (2018)
  • Drama, History,
  • A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
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First Man
Kalank
  • Kalank (2019)
  • Drama, History, Romance,
  • Drama set in the 1940s during the partition of India.
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Kalank
Vice
  • Vice (2018)
  • Drama, Comedy, History,
  • George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.
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Vice
The Best of Enemies
  • The Best of Enemies (2019)
  • Drama, History,
  • The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.
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The Best of Enemies
Dunkirk
  • Dunkirk (2017)
  • Drama, Action, History, Thriller, War,
  • The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
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Dunkirk
The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
  • The Green Book: Guide to Freedom (2019)
  • History, Documentary,
  • In the 1930s, a black postal carrier from Harlem named Victor Green published a book that was part travel guide and part survival guide. It was called The Negro Motorist Green Book, and it helped African-Americans navigate safe passage across America well into the 1960s. Explore some of the segregated nation's safe havens and notorious "sundown towns" and witness stories of struggle and indignity as well as opportunity and triumph.
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The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
Operation Finale
  • Operation Finale (2018)
  • Drama, History,
  • 15 years after World War II, a team of secret agents are brought together to track down Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust.
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Operation Finale
The Current War
  • The Current War (2019)
  • Drama, History,
  • Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.
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The Current War
Darkest Hour
  • Darkest Hour (2017)
  • Drama, History, War,
  • A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.
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Darkest Hour
They Shall Not Grow Old
  • They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
  • History, Documentary, War,
  • A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.
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They Shall Not Grow Old
The Professor and the Madman
  • The Professor and the Madman (2019)
  • Drama, History,
  • Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum , Dr William Minor.
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The Professor and the Madman
Fanny Lye Deliver'd
  • Fanny Lye Deliver'd (2019)
  • Drama, History,
  • Set on an isolated farm in Shropshire in 1657. The story of Fanny Lye, a woman who learns to transcend her oppressive marriage and discover a new world of possibility - albeit at great personal cost. Living a life of Puritan stricture with husband John and young son Arthur, Fanny Lye's world is shaken to its core by the unexpected arrival of two strangers in need, a young couple closely pursued by a ruthless sheriff and his deputy.
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Fanny Lye Deliver'd
Death and Nightingales
  • Death and Nightingales (2018)
  • Drama, History, TV Movie,
  • An epic tale of love, betrayal, deception, and revenge set in the Irish countryside in 1885.
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Death and Nightingales
Connie & Ben
  • Connie & Ben (2019)
  • Action, History, Crime,
  • After a pair of lover criminals conduct an armed robbery, they must seek refuge from the oncoming police in an abandoned railway tunnel.
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Connie & Ben
A March to Remember
  • A March to Remember (2019)
  • Drama, History,
  • Vitoria, Basque Country, Spain, March 3rd, 1976. After several months of protests demanding decent working conditions, representatives of struggling workers call for a general strike. In the church of San Francisco, in the working class neighborhood of Zaramaga, thousands of workers fill the temple in assembly. Outside, many more people gather and, in the middle, about a hundred heavily armed police officers wait to act.
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A March to Remember
Elcano & Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World
  • Elcano & Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World (2019)
  • Adventure, Animation, Comedy, History, Family,
  • We are going to embark on one of the most complete adventures ever told. A circular trip that started with Magellan in command and was concluded by Elcano. What made these sailors embark on such a crazy undertaking? To reach the Mollucas Islands, a paradise full of spices and aromatic plants. How could they reach this Promised Land if the only known route was the exclusive privilege of the Kingdom of Portugal? By sailing in the opposite direction. Storms, hostile tribes and all types of incredible adventures would hinder the progress made by our protagonists. Five ships sailed off from Seville. Three years later, only one of them managed to return.
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Elcano & Magellan: The First Voyage Around the World
The Passage
  • The Passage (2019)
  • Drama, Action, History, War,
  • The film revolves around the Egyptian Thunderbolt forces during the war of attrition, headed by the leader of group 39 of the fighting division, the martyr Ibrahim Rifai.
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The Passage
Schindler's List
  • Schindler's List (1993)
  • Drama, History, War,
  • Told from the perspective of businessman Oskar Schindler who saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory. Schindler’s List is based on a true story, illustrated in black and white and controversially filmed in many original locations.
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Schindler's List
Kursk
  • Kursk (2018)
  • Drama, History,
  • The story of the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.
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Kursk
Hidden Figures
  • Hidden Figures (2016)
  • Drama, History,
  • 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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Hidden Figures
Judy
  • Judy (2019)
  • Drama, History, Music, Romance,
  • Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.
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Judy
Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue
  • Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue (2019)
  • History, Documentary,
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Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue
Saving Private Ryan
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • Drama, History, War,
  • As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
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Saving Private Ryan
Gotti
  • Gotti (2018)
  • Drama, History, Crime,
  • John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
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Gotti
12 Years a Slave
  • 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  • Drama, History,
  • In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.
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12 Years a Slave
Braveheart
  • Braveheart (1995)
  • Drama, Action, History, War,
  • Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, legendary Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.
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Braveheart
12 Strong
  • 12 Strong (2018)
  • Drama, History, War,
  • A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
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12 Strong
All the President's Men
  • All the President's Men (1976)
  • Drama, History, Thriller, Mystery,
  • In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of names and addresses of Republican fund organizers on the accused further arouses his suspicions. The editor of the Post is prepared to run with the story and assigns Woodward and Carl Bernstein to it. They find the trail leading higher and higher in the Republican Party, and eventually into the White House itself.
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All the President's Men
Hacksaw Ridge
  • Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
  • Drama, History, War,
  • 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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Hacksaw Ridge
The King
  • The King (2019)
  • Drama, History, War,
  • Hal, wayward prince and heir to the English throne, is crowned King Henry V after his tyrannical father dies. Now the young king must navigate palace politics, the war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life.
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The King
The Kill Team
  • The Kill Team (2019)
  • Drama, History, War,
  • A young American soldier in Afghanistan is disturbed by his commanding officer's behavior and is faced with a moral dilemma.
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The Kill Team
Radioactive
  • Radioactive (2019)
  • Drama, History, Romance,
  • Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.
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Radioactive
Detroit
  • Detroit (2017)
  • Drama, History, Thriller, Crime,
  • A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
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Detroit
King of Thieves
  • King of Thieves (2018)
  • Drama, History, Crime,
  • A caper film about the unlikely gang of retirees that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewellery heist of 2015.
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King of Thieves
Mr. Jones
  • Mr. Jones (2019)
  • Drama, History, Thriller,
  • In March 1933, Welsh journalist Gareth Jones takes a train from Moscow to Kharkov in the Ukraine. He disembarks at a small station and sets off on foot on a journey through the country where he experiences at first hand the horrors of a famine. Everywhere there are dead people, and everywhere he goes he meets henchmen of the Soviet secret service who are determined to prevent news about the catastrophe from getting out to the general public. Stalin’s forced collectivisation of agriculture has resulted in misery and ruin; the policy is tantamount to mass murder. Supported by Ada Brooks, a New York Times reporter, Jones succeeds in spreading the shocking news in the West, thereby putting his powerful rival, the Pulitzer Prize-winning, pro-Stalin journalist Walter Duranty, firmly in his place.
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Mr. Jones