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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
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
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
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
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 Post
  • The Post (2018)
  • Drama, History, Thriller,
  • 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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The Post
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
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
The Professor and the Madman
  • The Professor and the Madman (2018)
  • 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
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
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
Ip Man 3
  • Ip Man 3 (2015)
  • Drama, Action, History,
  • When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.
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Ip Man 3
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
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
Mary Queen of Scots
  • Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
  • Drama, History,
  • Mary Stuart attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
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Mary Queen of Scots
Woman Walks Ahead
  • Woman Walks Ahead (2018)
  • Drama, History, Western,
  • Caroline Weldon moves to Dakota in the 19th century and tries to help the Sioux chieftain Sitting Bull keep the land for his people.
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Woman Walks Ahead
Shock and Awe
  • Shock and Awe (2018)
  • Drama, History, Thriller,
  • A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
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Shock and Awe
All the Money in the World
  • All the Money in the World (2017)
  • Drama, History, Thriller, Crime, Mystery,
  • The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.
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All the Money in the World
Chappaquiddick
  • Chappaquiddick (2018)
  • Drama, History, Thriller,
  • Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
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Chappaquiddick
Dolly & Otto
  • Dolly & Otto (2017)
  • Drama, History, TV Movie,
  • Stymied in her marriage to her wealthy but boorish husband Fred Oesterreich, sultry and seductive Dolly Oesterreich keeps her young "love slave," Otto Sanhuber, hidden away in her attic for years. But when Otto shoots Fred dead, Dolly tries to pass it off as a robbery gone awry, a claim that doesn't sit well with Chief Detective Herman Cline, who tenaciously pursues the case. Dolly moves to Los Angeles, where she uses her ill-gotten insurance money to live the high life among the Hollywood fast set At one of her parties, Dolly meets Herman Shapiro, a prominent Los Angeles defense attorney, who is quickly smitten with the seductive newcomer. After a torrid affair, Herman proposes to Dolly, who ecstatically accepts. All along, Dolly keeps Otto a slave and a closely-kept secret in her life. But Dolly's seductive wiles may ultimately backfire on her, as the jealous Otto realizes that he would rather face the full penalty of the law than one more day of her manipulation and betrayal.
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Dolly & Otto
Escape from Alcatraz
Escape from Alcatraz
Outlaw King
  • Outlaw King (2018)
  • Drama, Action, History, War,
  • Forced into exile by the English after being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce fights to reclaim the throne.
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Outlaw King
Kayamkulam Kochunni
  • Kayamkulam Kochunni (2018)
  • Drama, Action, History,
  • The life of Kayamkulam Kochunni, a famed highwayman who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor during the British Raj in the early 19th century Central Travancore.
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Kayamkulam Kochunni
Kagemusha
  • Kagemusha (1980)
  • Drama, Action, History, War,
  • When a warlord dies, a peasant thief is called upon to impersonate him, in order to protect his clan from appearing weak and vulnerable. But he finds himself haunted by the warlord’s spirit as well as his own ambitions.
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Kagemusha
The Disaster Artist
  • The Disaster Artist (2017)
  • Drama, Comedy, History, Documentary,
  • An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.
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The Disaster Artist
Patton
  • Patton (1970)
  • Drama, History, War,
  • "Patton" tells the tale of General George S. Patton, famous tank commander of World War II. The film begins with patton's career in North Africa and progresses through the invasion of Germany and the fall of the Third Reich. Side plots also speak of Patton's numerous faults such his temper and habit towards insubordination.
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Patton
Demonic
  • Demonic (2018)
  • History, Documentary,
  • During the 1980s, claims of satanic ritual abuse ran rife throughout the western world, uncovered by hypnotic therapists and perpetuated throughout the media, including high-rating television talk shows. In Demonic, filmmaker Pia Borg delves into this bizarre chapter of history, examining the elusive line between fact, fiction and the persuasive power of the media.
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Demonic
Iceman 2
  • Iceman 2 (2018)
  • Action, Comedy, History,
  • The imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later pass and they are defrosted continuing the battle they left behind
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Iceman 2
Shakespeare in Love
  • Shakespeare in Love (1998)
  • History, Romance,
  • Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their relationship progresses, Shakespeare's comedy soon transforms into tragedy.
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Shakespeare in Love
Gangs of New York
  • Gangs of New York (2002)
  • Drama, History, Crime,
  • 1863. America was born in the streets. In this movie, we see Amsterdam Vallon returning to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin Bill the Butcher who murdered his father years ago. With an eager pickpocket by his side and a whole new army, Vallon fights his way to seek vengeance on the Butcher and restore peace in the area.
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Gangs of New York
King Arthur
  • King Arthur (2004)
  • Adventure, History, War,
  • This 2004 version of the Arthurian legend is different from the traditional, as it is loosely based on the "Sarmatian hypothesis", formulated by C. Scott Littleton and Ann C. Thomas in 1978, which holds that the Arthurian legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander Lucius Artorius Castus is the historical person behind the legend.
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King Arthur
The Grandmaster
  • The Grandmaster (2013)
  • Drama, Action, History,
  • Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man moves to Hong Kong and struggles to provide for his family. In the mean time, Gong Er chooses the path of vengeance after her father was killed by Ma San.
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The Grandmaster
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
  • Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
  • Adventure, Action, History, War,
  • When Mahendra, the son of Bahubali, learns about his heritage, he begins to look for answers. His story is juxtaposed with past events that unfolded in the Mahishmati Kingdom.
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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion
The Last Samurai
  • The Last Samurai (2003)
  • Drama, Action, History, War,
  • Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.
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The Last Samurai
Flags of Our Fathers
  • Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
  • Drama, History, War,
  • There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. "Flags of Our Fathers" is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen, John "Doc" Bradley (Ryan Phillippe), Pvt. Rene Gagnon (Jesse Bradford), and Pvt. Ira Hayes (Adam Beach), who fought in the battle to take Iwo Jima. "Flags of Our Fathers" is the American viewpoint of Eastwood's diptych on the battle of Iwo Jima, the other being "Letters From Iwo Jima", which tells the same story from the Japanse point of view.
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Flags of Our Fathers