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Chariots of Fire 1981

Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

Director: Hugh Hudson

Stars: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nigel Havers, Cheryl Campbell, Alice Krige, Ian Holm, John Gielgud

7.2 IMDB Rating
Patton 1970

The World War II phase of the career of the controversial American general, George S. Patton.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner

Stars: George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Stephen Young, Michael Bates, Michael Strong, James Edwards

8.0 IMDB Rating
Out of Africa 1985

In 20th-century colonial Kenya, a Danish baroness/plantation owner has a passionate love affair with a free-spirited big-game hunter.

Director: Sydney Pollack

Stars: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen, Malick Bowens

7.2 IMDB Rating
The Last Emperor 1987

Is the true story of Pu Yi, the last monarch of a China that changed drastically during his lifetime.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci

Stars: John Lone, Peter O'Toole, Joan Chen, Ying Ruocheng, Victor Wong, Dennis Dun, Ryuichi Sakamoto

7.8 IMDB Rating
The Glass Castle 2017

A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would ...

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton

Stars: Brie Larson, Naomi Watts, Woody Harrelson, Max Greenfield, Sarah Snook, Josh Caras

7.1 IMDB Rating
Milk 2008

The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected off...

Director: Gus Van Sant

Stars: Sean Penn, James Franco, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, Alison Pill, Victor Garber

7.6 IMDB Rating
The Sound of Music 1965

A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

Director: Robert Wise

Stars: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Richard Haydn, Eleanor Parker, Peggy Wood, Heather Menzies

8.0 IMDB Rating
Serpico 1973

An honest New York cop named Frank Serpico blows the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.

Director: Sidney Lumet

Stars: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Tony Roberts, Biff McGuire, Cornelia Sharpe

7.8 IMDB Rating
Donnie Brasco 1997

An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.

Director: Mike Newell

Stars: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, James Russo, Bruno Kirby, Anne Heche, Gretchen Mol

7.8 IMDB Rating
The Iron Lady 2011

An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while sc...

Director: Phyllida Lloyd

Stars: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Anthony Head, Richard E. Grant, Alexandra Roach, Iain Glen

6.4 IMDB Rating
A Dangerous Method 2011

A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.

Director: David Cronenberg

Stars: Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, Vincent Cassel, Sarah Gadon

6.5 IMDB Rating
Viceroy’s House 2017

The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as di...

Director: Gurinder Chadha

Stars: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville, Simon Callow, Lily Travers, Om Puri

6.6 IMDB Rating
6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain 2017

An adrenaline seeking snowboarder gets lost in a massive winter storm in the back country of the High Sierras where he is pushed to the limits of huma...

Director: Scott Waugh

Stars: Josh Hartnett, Mira Sorvino, Sarah Dumont, Kale Culley, Jason Cottle, Craig Hosking

5.7 IMDB Rating
The King’s Speech 2010

The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapis...

Director: Tom Hooper

Stars: Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, Michael Gambon, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall

8.0 IMDB Rating
Changeling 2008

A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child.

Director: Clint Eastwood

Stars: Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Gattlin Griffith

7.8 IMDB Rating
Black Mass 2015

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an F...

Director: Scott Cooper

Stars: Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Rory Cochrane, Jesse Plemons, Dakota Johnson

6.9 IMDB Rating
Invictus 2009

Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rug...

Director: Clint Eastwood

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, Julian Lewis Jones, Adjoa Andoh, Patrick Mofokeng

7.4 IMDB Rating
In the Heart of the Sea 2015

A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.

Director: Ron Howard

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Tom Holland, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson

6.9 IMDB Rating
The Man with the Iron Heart 2017

1942: The Third Reich is at its peak. The Czech resistance in London decides to plan the most ambitious military operation of WWII: Anthropoid.

Director: C├ędric Jimenez

Stars: Jason Clarke, Rosamund Pike, Jack O'Connell, Mia Wasikowska, Jack Reynor, Geoff Bell

6.3 IMDB Rating
Straight Outta Compton 2015

The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their musi...

Director: F. Gary Gray

Stars: Keith Stanfield, Aldis Hodge, Jason Mitchell, Paul Giamatti, Alexandra Shipp, Keith Power

7.9 IMDB Rating