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The Imitation Game
8.0

The Imitation Game

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his ...
Saving Mr. Banks
7.5

Saving Mr. Banks

Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.
Dallas Buyers Club
8.0

Dallas Buyers Club

Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and ...
12 Years a Slave
8.1

12 Years a Slave

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 ...
Les Misérables
7.6

Les Misérables

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner ...
Zero Dark Thirty
7.4

Zero Dark Thirty

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of ...
Lincoln
7.4

Lincoln

2012  

Lincoln

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds ...
J. Edgar
6.6

J. Edgar

2011  

J. Edgar

As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed ...
The King’s Speech
8.0

The King’s Speech

The King’s Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, ...
Public Enemies
7.0

Public Enemies

Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger’s charm and audacity endear him to much of America’s downtrodden public, but he’s ...
Invictus
7.4

Invictus

2009  

Invictus

Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can ...
Valkyrie
7.1

Valkyrie

2008  

Valkyrie

Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan ...
Milk
7.6

Milk

2008  

Milk

The story of California’s first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights ...
Ip Man
8.1

Ip Man

2008  

Ip Man

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events ...
Defiance
7.2

Defiance

2008  

Defiance

Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the ...
Flags of Our Fathers
7.1

Flags of Our Fathers

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is ...
Munich
7.6

Munich

2005  

Munich

During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black ...
Memoirs of a Geisha
7.4

Memoirs of a Geisha

A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a ...
Cinderella Man
8

Cinderella Man

The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of ...
King Arthur
6.3

King Arthur

2004  

King Arthur

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the ‘Sarmatian hypothesis’ which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the ...
Hotel Rwanda
8.1

Hotel Rwanda

2004  

Hotel Rwanda

Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly ...
Downfall
8.2

Downfall

2004  

Downfall

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force ...
Cold Mountain
7.2

Cold Mountain

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman ...
The Last Samurai
7.7

The Last Samurai

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 ...
We Were Soldiers
7.2

We Were Soldiers

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.
Gangs of New York
7.5

Gangs of New York

It’s 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic ...
Pearl Harbor
6.1

Pearl Harbor

2001  

Pearl Harbor

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a ...
Black Hawk Down
7.7

Black Hawk Down

When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, ...
The Patriot
7.2

The Patriot

2000  

The Patriot

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring ...
The Thin Red Line
7.6

The Thin Red Line

Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who ...
Shakespeare in Love
7.2

Shakespeare in Love

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, “Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter,” before it’s even ...
Saving Private Ryan
8.6

Saving Private Ryan

As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger ...
Seven Years in Tibet
7

Seven Years in Tibet

Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks ...
Braveheart
8.4

Braveheart

1995  

Braveheart

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English ...