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The Imitation Game
6

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 ...
Jimmy’s Hall
6.7

Jimmy’s Hall

In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the ‘Red Scare’.
Pompeii
5.6

Pompeii

2014

Pompeii

Set in 79 A.D., POMPEII tells the epic story of Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his ...
The Monuments Men
6.1

The Monuments Men

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Emperor
6.5

Emperor

2012

Emperor

As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. ...
Rurouni Kenshin
7.6

Rurouni Kenshin

Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura has now become a wandering samurai. Offering aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his ...
Farewell, My Queen
6.3

Farewell, My Queen

A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution.
Game Change
7.4

Game Change

Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when ...
Red Tails
5.9

Red Tails

2012

Red Tails

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.
Ironclad
6.2

Ironclad

2011

Ironclad

In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document ...
The Conspirator
6.9

The Conspirator

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, ...
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, ...
The Way Back
7.3

The Way Back

Peter Weir’s follow-up to Master & Commander (2003) is the stark & brilliant The Way Back, which takes on the theme of ...
Ong Bak 3
4.9

Ong Bak 3

2010

Ong Bak 3

Ong Bak 3 picks up where Ong Bak 2 had left off. Tien is captured and almost beaten to death before he is saved and brought back to the Kana ...
The Round Up
7.0

The Round Up

1942. Joseph is eleven. And this June morning, he must go to school, a yellow star sown on his chest. He receives the support of a goods dealer. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Into the Storm
7.1

Into the Storm

Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm, Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister’s life and career at the ...
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 ...