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The Wizard of Lies 2017

A chronicle of Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme, which defrauded his clients of billions of dollars.

Director: Barry Levinson

Stars: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kristen Connolly, Lily Rabe, Hank Azaria, Alessandro Nivola

6.9 IMDB Rating 1 Comment
Intouchables 2011

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.

Director: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano

Stars: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot, Clotilde Mollet, Joséphine de Meaux

8.6 IMDB Rating 1 Views
The Founder 2016

The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world ...

Director: John Lee Hancock

Stars: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Laura Dern, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson

7.2 IMDB Rating
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers 2017

Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung recounts the horrors she suffered as a child under the rule of the deadly Khmer Rouge.

Director: Angelina Jolie

Stars: Sareum Srey Moch, Phoeung Kompheak, Sveng Socheata, Mun Kimhak

7.3 IMDB Rating
Hotel Rwanda 2004

Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Director: Terry George

Stars: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Desmond Dube, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Nick Nolte, Joaquin Phoenix

8.1 IMDB Rating 1 Views
Genius 2016

A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and ot...

Director: Michael Grandage

Stars: Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linney, Guy Pearce, Dominic West, Vanessa Kirby

6.5 IMDB Rating
The Big Short 2015

Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for th...

Director: Adam McKay

Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, John Magaro, Finn Wittrock, Brad Pitt, Hamish Linklater

7.8 IMDB Rating
Becoming Jane 2007

A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.

Director: Julian Jarrold

Stars: Anne Hathaway, James McAvoy, Julie Walters, James Cromwell, Maggie Smith, Anna Maxwell Martin

7.1 IMDB Rating 2 Views
Hidden Figures 2016

The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

Director: Theodore Melfi

Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Jim Parsons, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali

7.8 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
The Pianist 2002

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

Director: Roman Polanski

Stars: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Maureen Lipman, Ed Stoppard, Emilia Fox, Frank Finlay

8.5 IMDB Rating
Lincoln 2012

As the War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet o...

Director: Steven Spielberg

Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader

7.4 IMDB Rating 1 Views
Churchill 2017

96 hours before the World War II invasion of Normandy, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill struggles with his severe reservations with Operation ...

Director: Jonathan Teplitzky

Stars: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, James Purefoy, Julian Wadham, Richard Durden

6.8 IMDB Rating
Rush 2013

The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda.

Director: Ron Howard

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl, Alexandra Maria Lara, Olivia Wilde, Pierfrancesco Favino

8.1 IMDB Rating
Free State Of Jones 2016

A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters and women in an uprising against the corrupt ...

Director: Gary Ross

Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keri Russell, Mahershala Ali, Brad Carter

6.9 IMDB Rating
Girl, Interrupted 1999

Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.

Director: James Mangold

Stars: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea Duvall, Brittany Murphy, Elisabeth Moss, Jared Leto

7.4 IMDB Rating
Argo 2012

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue si...

Director: Ben Affleck

Stars: Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston, Taylor Schilling, Kyle Chandler

7.7 IMDB Rating 1 Views
A United Kingdom 2016

The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom int...

Director: Amma Asante

Stars: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport, Laura Carmichael, Tom Felton, Charlotte Hope

6.8 IMDB Rating 1 Views
Lawrence of Arabia 1962

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to...

Director: David Lean

Stars: Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Quayle

8.3 IMDB Rating 2 Views
The Aviator 2004

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, Alec Baldwin, Willem Dafoe, Jude Law

7.5 IMDB Rating 1 Views