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1. The Blind Side (2009)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.
2. The Railway Man (2013)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, War
A former British Army officer, who was tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him.
3. One Chance (2013)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night who became a phenomenon after being chosen for -- and ultimately winning -- Britain's Got Talent (2007).
5. Middle Men (2009)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Chronicles Jack Harris, one of the pioneers of internet commerce, as he wrestles with his morals and struggles not to drown in a sea of conmen, mobsters, drug addicts, and pornstars.
6. Texas Killing Fields (2011)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, History
In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.
8. The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder at Road Hill House (2011 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama, Mystery
Based on true events, a Scotland Yard Detective Inspector investigates the horrific murder of a three-year-old boy.
9. Melissa P. (2005)
100 min | Drama
An adolescent girl, living with her mother and her grandmother, will have her first sexual experiences in a heavy and excessive way.
10. The District (2000–2004)
44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Despite having over 30 law enforcement agencies, Washington DC still has the highest crime rate in the US. With politics and indifference being a large factor in this, the city hires Newark... See full summary »
11. Holy Rollers (2010)
R | 89 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In Brooklyn, a youth from an Orthodox Jewish community is lured into becoming an Ecstasy dealer by his pal who has ties to an Israeli drug cartel.
13. Red Like the Sky (2006)
96 min | Drama
A nearly sightless boy is sent to a school for blind children, where he secretly discovers the possibilities of the recorded sound.
14. The Jewel (2011)
110 min | Drama
Ernesto Bolta is the accountant of LEDA, a big agribusiness. Its founder, Amanzio Rastelli, appointed several of his relations to managerial positions and the firm decided quite lightly to ... See full summary »
15. The Silent Service (1957– )
30 min | Action, War
Documentary dramatic anthology about the U.S. Navy's submarine fleet. All stories were based on fact and the realism was heightened by actual use of combat footage from the files of the ... See full summary »
16. Heartland (1979)
PG | 96 min | Western, Drama
A widow with a young daughter travels to a farm in Montana to manage the household of a farmer. After a while the man and woman develop a relationship that leads to a marriage. But life in the harsh place takes its toll.
17. Stavisky... (1974)
PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Irrestisible charm and talent helps Serge Alexandre alias Stavisky, small-time swindler, to make friends with even most influential members of French industrial and political elite during ... See full summary »
18. The Embalmer (2002)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance
Peppino is an aging taxidermist constantly ridiculed for being short and somewhat creepy. He meets Valerio, a handsome young man fascinated by Peppino's work. Peppino, in turn, becomes ... See full summary »
20. Easy Prey (1986 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
Based on a true story, a serial killer abducts his latest victim from a mall and assaults her. Confused by her atypical reaction, he doesn't kill her, but instead takes her along as he ... See full summary »
21. Alla luce del sole (2005)
89 min | Crime, Drama
Padre Puglisi a priest from a mafia-controlled district of Paleremo, helps kids to get off the streets and in his church creates an embracing place of hope and righteousness, which means ... See full summary »
22. The Devil Strikes at Night (1957)
97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A serial killer terrorizes Hamburg, Germany, during World War II. When the local police can't seem to catch him, the SS is brought into the case.
23. My Own Country (1998 TV Movie)
R | 95 min | Drama
"My Own Country" tells the story of an East Indian doctor who settles in Johnson City, Tennessee. The doctor's name is Abraham Verghese, and he specializes in infectious diseases. It's 1985... See full summary »
24. The Front Line (2009)
100 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An Italian man looks back from his jail cell on his youthful exploits as a political extremist with understanding, candour and remorse.
25. Stille Nacht (2004)
82 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The young woman Laura Fischer has a session with a psychologist. The session begins with Laura telling that after two years of successive rapes of female students riding bicycles in the ... See full summary »
26. The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer (1999 TV Movie)
240 min | Thriller, Drama
An account of early 1970s social activist Ira Einhorn, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend and then fled the country.
27. You Are God (2012)
110 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The process of creating Polish hip-hop group Paktofonika, its highs and lows and very last days of life of its frontman and co-founder Piotr (Magik) Luszcz.
28. 2/11 Het spel van de wolf (2014)
90 min | Drama
The conspiracy: the killing of Theo van Gogh. What was the role of the Dutch politics, the secret service (AIVD) and the press?
29. Calendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek Story (1992 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama
Story of attractive cop Laurencia Bembenek, who, in 1982, was sentenced to prison for killing her husband's ex-wife in Milwaukee, WI
32. Cause célèbre (1987 TV Movie)
109 min | Crime, Drama
When a woman's husband is murdered by her lover, they are both tried for murder. The prosecution claims that she is the mastermind behind the crime, but she has an ace up her sleeve.
34. Marian, Again (2005 TV Movie)
180 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
School teacher Chris Bevan is a dutiful husband to his dull wife, Josie, and ingrate daughters. His best friend knows Chris' heart always belonged to Marian, his vibrant, flippant fiancée, ... See full summary »
35. Children of the Night (1985 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama
Fact-based drama about a sociology graduate (Kathleen Quinlan) who starts working with teen prostitutes in Hollywood. The film does not draw back on its depiction of the brutality that the ... See full summary »
37. Irene (2009)
83 min | Drama
A video diary shot and recorded by the filmmaker, using little more than his imagination and the happenstance and flow of the everyday, finally layering in a lifetime of memories.
39. Uno bianca (2001 TV Movie)
190 min | Drama
Rimini, 1991. For more than a year, the uno bianca gang - they always use a white Fiat Uno - has plagued the area. Their crimes are violent, sometimes killing carabineri, and there's no ... See full summary »
40. Rome 11:00 (1952)
107 min | Drama
Based on an actual incident, this is the story of five girls (told in a slow beginning) who are among the 200 women who answer a want ad for a modest secretarial position one rainy morning ... See full summary »
Writers: Corrado Alvaro, Giuseppe De Santis, Basilio Franchina, Gianni Puccini, Rodolfo Sonego, Cesare Zavattini | Director: Giuseppe De Santis | Stars: Eva Vanicek, Carla Del Poggio, Massimo Girotti, Lucia Bosé
41. Murder or Memory: A Moment of Truth Movie (1994 TV Movie)
105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young man, while under hypnosis, confesses to a brutal murder. But did he really do it?
43. Corbari (1970)
90 min | Action, War
The real story of the partisan Silvio Corbari. He starts his career killing publicly one of his friends that was a fascist. Than, he set up a band of partisans in north Italy, completely ... See full summary »
44. Blutgeld (2013 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
In the 1980s a young man fights against the pharma industry when he and his brothers become infected with HIV from contaminated blood products.
Comedy set at the time of King Umberto I of Monza (Italy) about Maria Sarti, aka Ninì Tirabusciò, actress/singer who caused a scandal with her raunchy dancing.
47. The Zebra Man (1992)
11 min | Short
The true story of Major Horace Ridler, an English aristocrat who returned from the First World War to 1920s London where he began his transformation into one of the world's greatest ... See full summary »
48. Black Out (2009)
95 min | Drama
Antoine Rives, a young independent journalist, is shooting news about the return of Westerners fleeing human slaughters in Rwanda... He meets Clement, a Hutu student whose Tutsi girlfriend ... See full summary »
50. Tijuana Makes Me Happy (2007)
PG-13 | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A boy will do anything to become a man and win the heart of a young prostitute... Even fight his rooster.
Writers: Dylan Verrechia, James Lefkowitz, Pablo Tendilla Rocha, Aidee Gonzalez, Rafael Saavedra | Director: Dylan Verrechia | Stars: Pablo Tendilla Ortiz, Pablo Tendilla Rocha, Aidee Gonzalez, Darina Rabago Soto