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Barry Lyndon 1975

An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Leon Vitali, Patrick Magee, Mary Kean, Philip Stone, Hardy Krüger

8.1 IMDB Rating
Gandhi 1982

Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the ...

Director: Richard Attenborough

Stars: Ben Kingsley, Roshan Seth, Martin Sheen, Ian Charleson, Edward Fox, Candice Bergen

8.1 IMDB Rating
The Grapes of Wrath 1940

A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

Director: John Ford

Stars: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin, Dorris Bowdon, Russell Simpson

8.1 IMDB Rating
12 Years a Slave 2013

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

Director: Steve McQueen

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt

8.1 IMDB Rating
Spotlight 2015

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking ...

Director: Tom McCarthy

Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci

8.1 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
There Will Be Blood 2007

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Kevin J. O'Connor, Ciarán Hinds, Russell Harvard, Dillon Freasier

8.1 IMDB Rating
Rang De Basanti 2006

This story is about six friends who help an English filmmaker create a documentary about Indian freedom struggle. During filming, this group of friend...

Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

Stars: Alice Patten, Aamir Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi, Kunal Kapoor, Atul Kulkarni, Soha Ali Khan

8.2 IMDB Rating
Gone with the Wind 1939

A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

Director: Victor Fleming, George Cukor

Stars: Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Olivia de Havilland, Leslie Howard, Hattie McDaniel, Thomas Mitchell

8.2 IMDB Rating
Hacksaw Ridge 2016

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American histo...

Director: Mel Gibson

Stars: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Hugo Weaving, Vince Vaughn, Teresa Palmer, Luke Bracey

8.2 IMDB Rating
Andrei Rublev 1966

The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky

Stars: Anatoly Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolai Sergeyev, Nikolai Grinko, Irma Rausch, Nikolai Burlyayev

8.2 IMDB Rating
The Great Escape 1963

Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

Director: John Sturges

Stars: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Charles Bronson, Richard Attenborough, James Coburn

8.2 IMDB Rating
The Downfall: Hitler and the End of the Third Reich 2004

Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Corinna Harfouch, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

8.3 IMDB Rating
L.A. Confidential 1997

As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand...

Director: Curtis Hanson

Stars: Guy Pearce, Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey, Kim Basinger, Danny DeVito, James Cromwell

8.3 IMDB Rating
Amadeus 1984

The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.

Director: Milos Forman

Stars: Tom Hulce, F. Murray Abraham, Elizabeth Berridge, Simon Callow, Roy Dotrice, Christine Ebersole

8.3 IMDB Rating
Schindler’s List 1993

In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution...

Director: Steven Spielberg

Stars: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagall, Embeth Davidtz, Norbert Weisser

8.9 IMDB Rating
Braveheart 1995

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I o...

Director: Mel Gibson

Stars: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus MacFadyen, Catherine McCormack

8.4 IMDB Rating 168 Views