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Papillon (2017)

Papillon (2017)

7.1/10 Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama

Wrongfully convicted for murder, Henri Charriere forms an unlikely relationship with fellow inmate and quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, in an attempt to escape from the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island.

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Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

7.8/10 Drama, Crime, Biography

A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

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The Story of Vernon & Irene Castle

The Story of Vernon & Irene Castle

7.5/10 Biography

Aspiring dancer Irene (Ginger Rogers) convinces vaudevillian Vernon Castle (Fred Astaire) to give up his comic act for something more serious: ballroom dancing. Together, they work on perfecting their dance routine and take the act to Paris. It's a rocky road at first, but, after a knockout appearance at the Café de Paris, the duo become a sensation. With their fame steadily rising, the Castles seem on top of the world. But the outbreak of World War I threatens everything.

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Bronson (2008)

Bronson (2008)

7.1/10 Action, Biography, Crime, Drama

A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.

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Ali

Ali

6.8/10 Biography, Drama, History

Muhammad Ali (Will Smith) battles Sonny Liston, Joe Frazier and George Foreman and raises controversy outside the ring.

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The Golden Hawk

The Golden Hawk

5.5/10 Adventure, Biography

The seafaring adventures of French privateer Kit 'The Hawk' Gerardo during the Franco-Spanish-English war of the 17th century.

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Phil Spector

Phil Spector

5.0/10 Drama, Biography

Lawyer Linda Kenney Baden (Helen Mirren) defends music producer Phil Spector (Al Pacino), on trial for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson.

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They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old

8.3/10 Documentary, War, Drama, History

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

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Finding Neverland (2004)

Finding Neverland (2004)

7.7/10 Drama, Family, Biography

The story of Sir J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

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Midnight Express (1978)

Midnight Express (1978)

7.6/10 Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Billy Hayes (Brad Davis), an American college student, is caught smuggling drugs out of Turkey and thrown into prison.

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I Can Only Imagine (2018)

I Can Only Imagine (2018)

7.4/10 Biography, Drama, Family, Music

The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe's beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness.

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Brian Banks

Brian Banks

7.2/10 Biography, Drama

A football player's dreams to play in the NFL are halted when he is wrongly convicted and sent to prison. Years later, he fights to clear his name within an unjust system.

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Carve Her Name With Pride

Carve Her Name With Pride

7.2/10 Drama, Biography, History

During World War II, a recently widowed young woman is recruited to work as a spy in France.

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On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex

7.1/10 Biography, Drama, History

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

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Isadora

Isadora

7.0/10 Biography

A biography of the 1920s dancer Isadora Duncan, who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitude and lifestyle shocked the public of her time.

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The Last Days of Patton

The Last Days of Patton

6.9/10 Drama, Biography

Based on a true story, this film finds Gen. George S. Patton (George C. Scott) working a desk job for the U.S. military after World War II. In the midst of dealing with the difficulty of adapting to his dramatic change of lifestyle, Patton is involved in an auto wreck that leaves him in critical condition. While his body fails him, Patton introspectively reminisces about his relationship with his spouse, Beatrice (Eva Marie Saint) ; his childhood; and his days on the battlefields of World War I.

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Wilde (1997)

Wilde (1997)

6.9/10 Biography, Drama, Romance

The turmoil in poet/playwright Oscar Wilde's life after he discovers his homosexuality.

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Hitchcock (2012)

Hitchcock (2012)

6.8/10 Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance

The relationship between Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho (1960) in 1959 is explored.

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Shepherds and Butchers

Shepherds and Butchers

6.8/10 Drama

A lawyer takes on a case of a prison guard in South Africa who is traumatized by the executions he's witnessed.

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The Magnificent Yankee

The Magnificent Yankee

6.8/10 Biography

Biography of celebrated American jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes.

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Coco Before Chanel (2009)

Coco Before Chanel (2009)

6.7/10 Biography, Drama

The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world.

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