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The Last King of Scotland 2006

Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's.

Director: Kevin Macdonald

Stars: Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, Adam Kotz, Simon McBurney

7.7 IMDB Rating
A Man for All Seasons 1966

The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.

Director: Fred Zinnemann

Stars: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Robert Shaw, Orson Welles, Susannah York

7.9 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
Oklahoma City 2017

This documentary explores the intertwined narratives of the worst domestic terrorist attack in the U.S. in 1995 and the anti-government movement that ...

Director: Barak Goodman

Stars: Janet Beck, Jim Botting, Bill Buford, Jerry Flowers, Lee Hancock, John Hersley

7.5 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
Veronica Mars 2014

Years after walking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown - just in time for her high school reu...

Director: Rob Thomas

Stars: Kristen Bell, Enrico Colantoni, Jason Dohring, Martin Starr, Krysten Ritter, Tina Majorino

6.8 IMDB Rating
The Hurt Locker 2008

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his wo...

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Stars: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce, Ralph Fiennes, David Morse

7.6 IMDB Rating
Apollo 13 1995

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three ...

Director: Ron Howard

Stars: Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Ed Harris, Gary Sinise, Kathleen Quinlan, Loren Dean

7.6 IMDB Rating
Empire of the Sun 1987

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Joe Pantoliano, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers, Leslie Phillips

7.8 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
Les Misérables 2012

In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a fac...

Director: Tom Hooper

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Eddie Redmayne, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried

7.6 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
Unrest 2017

When Harvard Ph.D. student Jennifer Brea is struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden, she sets out on a virtual journey to document her story ...

Director: Jennifer Brea

Stars: Samuel Bearman, Jessica l e Taylor, Omar Wasow, Jennifer Brea

8.1 IMDB Rating
6 Days 2017

In April 1980 armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in Princes Gate, London and took all inside hostage.

Director: Toa Fraser

Stars: Jamie Bell, Abbie Cornish, Mark Strong, Emun Elliott, Jared Turner, Martin Shaw, Tim Pigott-Smith

6.1 IMDB Rating 2 Comment
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
I Called Him Morgan 2016

An exploration of the relationship between jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who was implicated in his murder in 1972.

Director: Kasper Collin

Stars: Lee Morgan, Helen Morgan, Wayne Shorter

7.4 IMDB Rating
City 40 2016

Behind the walls of a forbidden city, the only thing more dangerous than its secrets is the truth.

Director: Samira Goetschel

Stars: Lavrenti Beria, Viktor Fetisov, Mikhail Gorbachev

6.5 IMDB Rating
Cold Mountain 2003

In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite wi...

Director: Anthony Minghella

Stars: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Brendan Gleeson, Ray Winstone, Donald Sutherland

7.2 IMDB Rating
Bridge of Spies 2015

During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the sp...

Director: Steven Spielberg

Stars: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, Scott Shepherd, Sebastian Koch, Billy Magnussen

7.6 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