My drama / crime collection

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1.
The Fifth Day of Peace (1970)
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At the end of WW II, German deserters are tried for desertion by fellow POWs inside a prisoner of war camp for Nazis. (110 mins.)
 
2.
March or Die (1977)
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During the 1920s, French Foreign Legion Major William Foster's unit is protecting an archaeological dig but the discovery of an Arab sacred burial site prompts the angry Arab tribes to attack Foster's small garrison. (107 mins.)
Director: Dick Richards
 
3.
The Elephant Man (1980)
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A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity. (124 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
4.
The Cotton Club (1984)
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The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club... (127 mins.)
Director: Francis Coppola
 
5.
Down by Law (1986)
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The story of three different men in a Louisiana prison and their eventual journey. (107 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
 
6.
Ironweed (1987)
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An alcoholic drifter spends Halloween in his home town of Albany, NY after returning there for the first time in decades. (143 mins.)
Director: Hector Babenco
 
7.
Hamlet (1990)
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge. (135 mins.)
 
8.
Zandalee (1991)
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Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband... (100 mins.)
Director: Sam Pillsbury
 
9.
What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
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After his father's death, Gilbert has to care for his mentally disabled brother, Arnie, and his morbidly obese mother, which is suddenly challenged when love walks into his life. (118 mins.)
 
10.
The Basketball Diaries (1995)
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A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction. (102 mins.)
Director: Scott Kalvert
 
11.
Higher Learning (1995)
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People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus. (127 mins.)
Director: John Singleton
 
12.
Below Utopia (1997)
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Daniel returns to his family's mansion for the holidays along with his girlfriend Susanne. His family's... (88 mins.)
Director: Kurt Voss
 
13.
Once in the Life (2000)
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Once in the life (of drug dealing and organized crime), can anyone get out? During a brief jail stay... (107 mins.)
 
14.
The Straight Story (1999)
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An old man makes a long journey by lawn-mover tractor to mend his relationship with an ill brother. (112 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
15.
Rosszfiúk (2000)
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About the rise of a oligarch surrounded by his criminal contacts. (100 mins.)
Director: Tamás Sas
 
16.
The Piano Teacher (2001)
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A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher. (131 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
17.
The Pianist (2002)
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A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. (150 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
18.
Levity (2003)
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The film philosophical approach at redemption. The protagonist Manual Jordan has gotten parole from a life sentence for the murder of Abner Easley... (100 mins.)
Director: Ed Solomon
 
19.
3-Iron (2004)
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A transient young man breaks into empty homes to partake of the vacationing residents' lives for a few days. (88 mins.)
Director: Ki-duk Kim
 
20.
Downfall (2004)
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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. (156 mins.)
 
21.
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
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A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional endeavor. (117 mins.)