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3. I'm Not Ashamed (2016)
PG-13 | 112 min | Biography, Drama
Based on the inspiring and powerful true story and journal entries of Rachel Joy Scott - the first student killed in the Columbine high school shooting in 1999.
Votes: 660 | Gross: $2.08M
5. Making a Murderer (2015– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime
Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime. ... See full summary »
6. Riphagen (2016)
131 min | War
The story about Riphagen, a cunning Dutch traitor during WW2 who helped Nazi round up Jews, stealing their treasures for himself. He destroyed Resistance groups, making many who pursued justice after the war look like fools.
7. Devil's Knot (2013)
Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.
8. The Message (1976)
PG | 177 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In the 7th century, Mohammed is visited by Angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they're exiled in Medina before returning to Mecca to take up arms ... See full summary »
9. The Secret (2016 TV Mini-Series)
45 min | Drama, Thriller
The Secret is the story of a real-life double murder. James Nesbitt plays Colin Howell, a respectable dentist and pillar of the community, who became a killer in partnership with a Sunday ... See full summary »
10. David and Goliath (2015)
PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The epic movie follows young King David who took on the mighty warrior Goliath against all odds. Filmed in North Africa and London.
Votes: 1,389 | Gross: $0.32M
13. Au nom de ma fille (2016)
87 min | Drama
Based on a true story, KALINKA is about the struggle of Andre Bamberski to bring justice to his daughter Kalinka who died in disturbing circumstances. After 27 years of investigation to ... See full summary »
15. La dictadura perfecta (2014)
143 min | Comedy, Drama
TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about... See full summary »
16. An Angel at My Table (1990)
R | 158 min | Biography, Drama
In 1920s and 1930s New Zealand, Janet Frame grows up in a poor family with lots of brothers and sisters. Already at an early age she is different from the other kids. She gets an education ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,173 | Gross: $1.10M
17. Run for Your Life (2014 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A journalist must make a decision to flee with her two children from her abusive ex-husband or kill him before he kills her.
18. Drawing Home (2017)
112 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Boston in the 1920s. A young East Coast debutante is dating the most eligible bachelor in the world, John D. Rockefeller III. Her future seems set: a dream life in the upper echelons of ... See full summary »
19. Jie jiu Wu xian sheng (2015)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Mr. Wu, a Hong Kong movie star, is kidnapped by four unpredictable criminals disguised as police officers. Will he get rescued?
Votes: 1,333 | Gross: $0.09M
20. The Brooke Ellison Story (2004 TV Movie)
PG | 91 min | Biography, Drama
Rendered a quadriplegic since a child from a near-fatal neck injury, a young girl fights against all odds to succeed in life from grade school to her acceptance into college under the assistance of her loyal and dedicated mother.
21. Joe Cinque's Consolation (2016)
102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
On 26 October 1997, Australian National University student Anu Singh killed her boyfriend, Joe Cinque, by lacing his coffee with Rohypnol and injecting him with heroin at a dinner party ... See full summary »
22. In a Child's Name (1991 TV Mini-Series)
Not Rated | 192 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A true story about a woman who fights her brother-in-law's parents for custody of her deceased sister's baby upon learning that her brother-in-law murdered her sister.
23. Deep Water (2016)
87 min | Documentary, Crime
Up to 80 murders, 30 unsolved cases, thousands of assaults. In the 1980s and 1990s a murderous epidemic grips Sydney. The attackers are united by contempt. Their targets united by their ... See full summary »
24. Blue-Eyed Butcher (2012 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 85 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Texas beauty Susan Wright appeared to have a fairytale life with an adoring husband, Jeff, two beautiful kids, and close family and friends. But in 2003, six years into their marriage, the ... See full summary »
25. No Child of Mine (1993 TV Movie)
93 min | Biography, Drama
A woman accustomed to always having the last word in every situation, finds herself trying to "rescue" her grandson, Jesse, from being signed away to grow up in an institution for Down's Syndrome children.
27. The Vernon Johns Story (1994 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama
Vernon Johns, a brilliant man coupled with an eloquent speaker, upsets his community through his radical ideas on social change and economic independence of blacks. From his pulpit, he ... See full summary »
Horror, Thriller | Post-production
Bengal's first found footage re-construction thriller, Video, based on true incidents, revolves around experiences of a group of over-enthusiastic college-goers Richanshu, Sandy, Tatha, ... See full summary »
29. Cain Hill (2017)
82 min | Horror, Thriller | Post-production
A group of documentary filmmakers are filming a TV special about the events which occurred at the famous and mysterious abandoned Cain Hill asylum many years earlier, and the unexplained ... See full summary »
30. For the Love of My Child: The Anissa Ayala Story (1993 TV Movie)
89 min | Biography, Drama
16 years old Anissa is suffering from leukemia and will have to die if they will not find a bone marrow donor suitable for her. In order to help their daughter the parents give life to ... See full summary »
32. Pueblo (1973 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, War
Cold War incident, told in flashbacks, regarding the capture of American spy ship USS Pueblo and its crew by North Korean naval units off the Korean coast on 23rd of January 1968.
33. The Law vs. Billy the Kid (1954)
Approved | 72 min | Romance, Western
Billy the Kid is forced to kill for the woman he loves, and is ultimately brought to justice by his old friend Pat Garrett.
34. Red Ink (2017)
Short, Drama | Post-production
A supermarket. The express line, at Christmas time. Fearing the wrath of Stalin if he fails, Gideon tries to purchase a packet of SAOs for the dictator. As other shoppers keep him from his ... See full summary »
35. The Accursed (2014 TV Mini-Series)
60 min | Drama
The Accursed is a five-part series created by Hagai Levi. Through a combination of documentary footage and reenactments, the series follows four Israeli iconic artists: Author Pinchas Sadeh... See full summary »
36. Stones (2016)
90 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Alexander McKay is relaunching his career as a singer songwriter when his girlfriend, Jen, sick of his excessive drinking, throws him out. He winds up on the street, homeless and hung over,... See full summary »
37. The Switch (1993 TV Movie)
Larry McAfee is paralyzed from the neck down following a motorcycle accident. He gradually loses the will to live, in the meantime befriending a talk radio DJ (portrayed by Craig T Nelson) ... See full summary »
38. I (Almost) Got Away with It: What Would Kenda Do? (2014– )
60 min | Crime
Investigation Discoveries resident homicide hunter Lt. Joe Kenda, re-visits some of his most popular cases featured on the hit series Homicide Hunter, and he offers his expertise into each ... See full summary »
39. Maligno (2016)
87 min | Horror, Mystery
A bloodcurdling legend becomes reality when a mysterious hole opens in the main hospital of a city, and a dark presence is released.
42. Gage (2014)
Short, Drama, History
A western about Doctor John Harlow, a man with severe anxiety problems that must overcome his issues to save the famed Phineas Gage from viciousness of his local community.
44. Thornwell (1981 TV Movie)
Unrated | 97 min | Biography, Drama, History
True story about James Thornwell, who was serving the Army in Europe when some military documents went missing. He was wrongfully accused of the theft, brutally interrogated and given drugs... See full summary »
47. Boxer on the Wilderness (2014)
8 min | Short, Drama, Sport
It's 1919. A boxer and his opponent fight in the ring and we see and feel the physical and emotional pain of the young man returned from WW1 who must win at all costs.