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The Intouchables (2011)

The Intouchables (2011)

8.5/10 Comedy, Drama, Biography

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

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Central Station (1998)

Central Station (1998)

7.9/10 Drama

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.

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Machuca (2004)

Machuca (2004)

7.7/10 Drama, Biography, History

Two boys observe a political coup in their native Chile.

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Zorba the Greek (1964)

Zorba the Greek (1964)

7.7/10 Comedy, Drama

An uptight English writer travelling to Crete, on a matter of business, finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.

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Cry Freedom (1987)

Cry Freedom (1987)

7.4/10 Biography, Drama, History

South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country, after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend, the black activist Steve Biko.

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Chariots of Fire (1981)

Chariots of Fire (1981)

7.2/10 Biography, Drama

Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.

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Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

7.1/10 Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War

True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.

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The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)

The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)

6.6/10 Comedy, Drama

When an English cartographer must tell a Welsh village that their mountain is only a hill, the offended community sets out to change that.

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Moscow on the Hudson (1984)

Moscow on the Hudson (1984)

6.5/10 Comedy, Drama, Romance

When a Russian musician defects in Bloomingdale's department store in New York, he finds adjusting to American life more difficult than he imagined.

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Larry Crowne (2011)

Larry Crowne (2011)

6.1/10 Comedy, Drama, Romance

After losing his job, a middle-aged man reinvents himself by going back to college.

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The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

7.8/10 Drama, Adventure, Biography

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

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The Joy Luck Club (1993)

The Joy Luck Club (1993)

7.7/10 Drama

The life histories of four Asian women and their daughters reflect and guide each other.

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To Sir, with Love (1967)

To Sir, with Love (1967)

7.7/10 Drama

Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.

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Of Mice and Men (1992)

Of Mice and Men (1992)

7.5/10 Drama

Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams.

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Everything Is Illuminated (2005)

Everything Is Illuminated (2005)

7.4/10 Comedy, Drama

A young Jewish American man endeavors to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II in a Ukrainian village, that was ultimately razed by the Nazis, with the help of an eccentric local.

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Gallipoli (1981)

Gallipoli (1981)

7.4/10 War, Drama, Adventure, History

Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.

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Local Hero (1983)

Local Hero (1983)

7.3/10 Comedy, Drama

An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.

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Le Havre (2011)

Le Havre (2011)

7.2/10 Comedy, Drama

When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in the port city of Le Havre, an aging shoe shiner takes pity on the child and welcomes him into his home.

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Courageous (2011)

Courageous (2011)

7.0/10 Drama, Fantasy

When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their lives.

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Hairspray (1988)

Hairspray (1988)

6.9/10 Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance

A 'pleasantly plump' teenager teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)

6.8/10 Comedy, Drama, Romance

A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.

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