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Silence (2016)

Silence (2016)

Silence (2016)
IMDb: 7.2
161 min

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.

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Sweet Country (2018)

Sweet Country (2018)

Sweet Country (2018)
IMDb: 7.2
110 min

It’s 1929 on the vast, desert-like Eastern Arrernte Nation lands that are now known as the Central Australian outback. Sam Kelly, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works the land of a kind preacher, Fred Smith. After an ill-tempered bully arrives in town and Kelly kills him in self-defense, he and his wife, Lizzie, go on the […]

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Steve Jobs (2015)

Steve Jobs (2015)

Steve Jobs (2015)
IMDb: 7.2
122 min

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

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Free State of Jones (2016)

Free State of Jones (2016)

Free State of Jones (2016)
IMDb: 6.9
139 min

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds […]

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)
IMDb: 7.3
144 min

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

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Sully (2016)

Sully (2016)

Sully (2016)
IMDb: 7.5
96 min

On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ when Captain ‘Sully’ Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, […]

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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
IMDb: 6.9
122 min

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby Dick.  But that told only half the story.  “Heart of the Sea” reveals […]

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Fabrizio De André: Principe Libero (2018)

Fabrizio De André: Principe Libero (2018)

Fabrizio De André: Principe Libero (2018)
IMDb: 6.9
188 min

A biopic on the personal and artistic life of Italian songwriter Fabrizio De André.

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Spotlight (2015)

Spotlight (2015)

Spotlight (2015)
IMDb: 8.1
128 min

The true story of how The Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child abuse and the cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

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The Founder (2016)

The Founder (2016)

The Founder (2016)
IMDb: 7.2
115 min

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company […]

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Hidden Figures (2016)

Hidden Figures (2016)

Hidden Figures (2016)
IMDb: 7.8
127 min

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream […]

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The Happy Prince (2018)

The Happy Prince (2018)

The Happy Prince (2018)
IMDb: 6.7
105 min

THE HAPPY PRINCE tells the story of the last days of Oscar Wilde. This great man of letters, once one of the most famous authors in England, is now a superstar on the skids. As Oscar lies on his death bed, the past comes flooding back to him, transporting him to other times and places.

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Final Portrait (2017)

Final Portrait (2017)

Final Portrait (2017)
IMDb: 6.3
90 min

The story of Swiss painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti.

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Troy: The Resurrection of Aeneas (2018)

Troy: The Resurrection of Aeneas (2018)

Troy: The Resurrection of Aeneas (2018)
IMDb: N/A
100 min

The Journey of Aeneas after the Trojan War. Based on the epic poems of the Aeneid by Publius Vergilius Maro.

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Mathilde (2017)

Mathilde (2017)

Mathilde (2017)
IMDb: 5.4
130 min

The love story of the famous ballet dancer Mathilde Kschessinska and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.

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Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)

Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)

Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)
IMDb: N/A
106 min

Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul — the apostle who’s bound in chains and held captive in Nero’s darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he’s been forgotten as he awaits his grisly execution. Before Paul’s death, Luke resolves to write another […]

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First They Killed My Father (2017)

First They Killed My Father (2017)

First They Killed My Father (2017)
IMDb: 7.2
136 min

A 5-year-old girl embarks on a harrowing quest for survival amid the sudden rise and terrifying reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.

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The Young Karl Marx (2017)

The Young Karl Marx (2017)

The Young Karl Marx (2017)
IMDb: 6.6
118 min

26 year-old Karl Marx embarks with his wife, Jenny, on the road to exile. In 1844 in Paris, he meets Friedrich Engels, an industrialist’s son, who has been investigating the sordid birth of the British working class. Engels, the dandy, provides the last piece of the puzzle to the young Karl Marx’s new vision of […]

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Zoo (2018)

Zoo (2018)

Zoo (2018)
IMDb: N/A
96 min

Young Tom and his misfit friends fight to save ‘Buster’ the baby elephant during the German air raid bombings of Belfast in 1941.

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Work Without Author (2018)

Work Without Author (2018)

Work Without Author (2018)
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German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR regime.

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A Taxi Driver (2017)

A Taxi Driver (2017)

A Taxi Driver (2017)
IMDb: 7.9
137 min

May, 1980. Man-seob (SONG Kang-ho) is a taxi driver in Seoul who lives from hand to mouth, raising his young daughter alone. One day, he hears that there is a foreigner who will pay big money for a drive down to Gwangju city. Not knowing that he’s a German journalist with a hidden agenda, Man-seob […]

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Historiographika Errata (2017)

Historiographika Errata (2017)

Historiographika Errata (2017)
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A disillusioned and suicidal Rizal, a cross-dressing Bonifacio gripped with paranoia, an ex-Katipunero who joins the US army to save his own neck, and a widow whose sex-for-food errands lead her to become the first ever Makapili. These are the historical mosaics that will form a singular hypothesis as to why we are like this […]

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Viceroy’s House (2017)

Viceroy’s House (2017)

Viceroy’s House (2017)
IMDb: 6.6
106 min

In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.

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Victoria & Abdul (2017)

Victoria & Abdul (2017)

Victoria & Abdul (2017)
IMDb: 6.8
112 min

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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The Spacewalker (2017)

The Spacewalker (2017)

The Spacewalker (2017)
IMDb: 7.4
140 min

March 1965. In the heat of the Cold War, the USA and the USSR are competing for supremacy in space. What both superpowers aim for in this race, is to be the first to have a man walk in outer space. To accomplish that, no price is too high and no risk is too great. […]

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Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
IMDb: 8.4
168 min

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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The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)

The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)

The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)
IMDb: 7.0
126 min

The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.

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The Wizard of Lies (2017)

The Wizard of Lies (2017)

The Wizard of Lies (2017)
IMDb: 6.8
133 min

A look behind the scenes at Bernie Madoff’s massive Ponzi scheme, how it was perpetrated on the public and the trail of destruction it left in its wake, both for the victims and Madoff’s family.

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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
IMDb: 7.1
107 min

The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.

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All the Money in the World (2017)

All the Money in the World (2017)

All the Money in the World (2017)
IMDb: N/A
132 min

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.

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
IMDb: N/A
103 min

The story of Mark Felt, who under the name “Deep Throat” helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.

Darkest Hour (2017)

Darkest Hour (2017)

Darkest Hour (2017)
IMDb: 7.4
125 min

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 […]

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The Death of Stalin (2017)

The Death of Stalin (2017)

The Death of Stalin (2017)
IMDb: 7.2
106 min

Stalin’s core team of ministers tussle for control following the Russian leader’s stroke in 1953.

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Chappaquiddick (2018)

Chappaquiddick (2018)

Chappaquiddick (2018)
IMDb: 6.8
107 min

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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The Lost City of Z (2017)

The Lost City of Z (2017)

The Lost City of Z (2017)
IMDb: 6.6
140 min

At the dawn of the 20th century, British explorer Percy Fawcett journeys into the Amazon, where he discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment, which views indigenous populations as savages, the determined Fawcett, supported by his devoted wife, son, and […]

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Hostiles (2017)

Hostiles (2017)

Hostiles (2017)
IMDb: 7.3
133 min

A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reservation.

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Battle of the Sexes (2017)

Battle of the Sexes (2017)

Battle of the Sexes (2017)
IMDb: 6.8
121 min

The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.

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Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk (2017)
IMDb: 8.0
107 min

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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Detroit (2017)

Detroit (2017)

Detroit (2017)
IMDb: 7.4
143 min

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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American Made (2017)

American Made (2017)

American Made (2017)
IMDb: N/A
115 min

The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.