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127 Hours

Aron Ralston (James Franco) goes hiking and climbing in a canyon in Utah.  After acting as ...

Secretariat

After the death of her mother, Denver housewife Penny Chenery-Tweedy (Diane Lane) travels home to her ...

USA

Shadowlands

C.S. Lewis (Anthony Hopkins) marries Joy (Debra Winger). For a time, her cancer goes into remission, ...

UK

The Social Network

Marilyn Delpy (Rashida Jones) informs Mark (Jesse Eisenberg) that his counsel will be discussing settlements from ...

USA

Eat, Pray, Love

Travel writer Liz Gilbert (Julia Roberts) finds herself suffocating in her marriage and asks her husband ...

USA

Fearless

The movie is very loosely based on the life and legend of WuShu master Huo Yuanjia ...

Control

Ian Curtis gets married to Debbie while they are teenagers.Ian is a sensitive poet and suffers ...

Lady Jane

Henry VIII's young son Edward VI, the first English monarch to be raised a Protestant, becomes ...

UK

Quiz Show

Herb Stempel (John Turturro) testifies before Congress, and reveals the ways in which “Twenty-One” producer Dan ...

USA

They Died with Their Boots On

Custer (Errol Flynn) is vain and presumptuous when he arrives at West Point.  He offends many ...

USA

Barabbas

When the crowd chooses to have Barabbas released instead of Jesus, Barabbas (Anthony Quinn) is more ...

The Runaways

After being signed and touring Japan, the band breaks up while recording a new album, mainly ...

USA

Amelia

George (Colin Firth) is a college professor in 1960's Los Angeles whose partner of 16 years ...

Amelia

Amelia Earhart (Hilary Swank) is an aviatrix who sets many records including being the first woman ...

Henry V

Henry V (Kenneth Brannagh) wins the war, but the French prince, angry at their impending loss, ...

UK

Flash of Genius

SHORT VERSION Robert Kearns wins his case against Ford and is awarded $10 million and the right ...

Invictus

Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) is released from prison after 27 years, and 5 years later is ...

USA

Bully

Bobby is murdered. Life goes on for everyone involved. However, in the end, someone cracks and ...

The Blind Side

Michael's protective instincts make him an unstoppable force on the football field with the aid and ...

USA

Inn of the Sixth Happiness

Young and determined Gladys Aylward (Ingrid Bergman), rejected by the London mission board as unqualified to ...

USA

Great Balls of Fire!

In 1956, Jerry Lee Lewis (Dennis Quaid) comes to Memphis to live with his cousin J.W. ...

USA

The Soloist

Steve's (Robert Downey Jr.'s) ex-wife Mary (Catherine Keener) makes him realize that he can't really do ...

Sid and Nancy

In 1977, the punk rock movement was spreading throughout England, and the most popular punk band ...

UK

Soldier’s Girl

The harrassment Private Winchell (Troy Garity) saw himself subjected to, thanks to the ongoing provocation from ...

The Buddy Holly Story

Charles "Buddy" Holly (Gary Busey) is a teenager in 1956 Lubbock, Texas. He and his two ...

USA

Pride of the Yankees

The movie opens prior to World War I, where a young Lou Gehrig dreams of becoming ...

USA

Brian’s Song

In the fall of 1965, the Chicago Bears sign running backs Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams) ...

USA

Mishima

The story of the Japanese writer Yukio Mishima is interspersed with synopses of three of his ...

The Lion in Winter

Academy Award for Best Actress - Katharine Hepburn (Tied with Barbra Streisand for Funny Girl) Hepburn became ...

UK, USA

The Insider

(1999)Despite threats against his family, the divorce of his wife and the possibility of incarceration, Dr. ...

USA