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1. Foxcatcher (2014)

R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.7
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82 Metascore

The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher lead by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.

Writers: E. Max Frye, Dan Futterman | Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Vanessa Redgrave

2. Walk the Line (2005)

PG-13 | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.9
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72 Metascore

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

Writers: Johnny Cash, Gill Dennis, James Mangold | Director: James Mangold | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick

3. Experimenter (2015)

90 min | Biography, Drama | Completed

Famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram, in 1961 conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans willingness to obey authority.

Writer: Michael Almereyda | Director: Michael Almereyda | Stars: Taryn Manning, Winona Ryder, Kellan Lutz, Lori Singer

4. Run for Your Life (2014 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A journalist must make a decision to flee with her two children from her abusive ex-husband or kill him before he kills her.

Writer: Benita Garvin | Director: Michael Scott | Stars: Amy Smart, Mark Humphrey, Aislyn Watson, Genea Charpentier

5. The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)

143 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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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 »

Writers: Luis Estrada, Jaime Sampietro | Director: Luis Estrada | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Alfonso Herrera, Joaquín Cosio, Osvaldo Benavides

6. The Perfect Wave (2014)

PG | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

5.0
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The Perfect wave is a LOVE STORY, with four key pillars, a young mans love for surfing, adventure, a mothers love for her son, a young man falling in love for the first time, Gods love. The... See full summary »

Writers: Roger Hawkins, William A. Wood III, Billy Wood | Director: Bruce Macdonald | Stars: Scott Eastwood, Cheryl Ladd, Patrick Lyster, Rachel Hendrix

7. Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

147 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.

Writers: Guy Trosper, Thomas E. Gaddis | Directors: John Frankenheimer, Charles Crichton | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Neville Brand

8. David and Goliath (2015)

Drama | Post-production

The big-budget, epic film on young King David who took on the mighty warrior Goliath against all odds.

Writer: Timothy A. Chey | Director: Timothy A. Chey | Stars: Miles Sloman, Jerry Sokolosky, Makenna Guyler, Paul Hughes

9. Drawing Home (2015)

120 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance | Post-production

Boston in the 1920s. Young debutante Catharine Robb of Concord is dating the wealthiest bachelor at the time, John D. Rockefeller III. Her future seems set -- a dream life in the upper ... See full summary »

Writers: Donna Logan, Markus Rupprecht | Director: Markus Rupprecht | Stars: Julie Lynn Mortensen, Juan Riedinger, Kate Mulgrew, Kristin Griffith

10. Save Your Legs! (2012)

92 min | Comedy, Sport

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Edward 'Teddy' Brown lives for his suburban cricket club and his two best friends, Rick and Stavros. But when he realizes that his beloved team mates are moving on and growing up, he's ... See full summary »

Writer: Brendan Cowell | Director: Boyd Hicklin | Stars: Stephen Curry, Brendan Cowell, Damon Gameau, David Lyons

11. Francis of Assisi (1961)

Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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Francis Bernardone (Bradford Dillman) is the son of a wealthy cloth merchant in Assisi, who gives up all his worldly goods to dedicate himself to God. Clare (Dolores Hart) is a young ... See full summary »

Writers: Ludwig von Wohl, Eugene Vale, James Forsyth, Jack W. Thomas | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bradford Dillman, Dolores Hart, Stuart Whitman, Cecil Kellaway

12. Kalinka (2015)

Drama | Filming

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 »

Writers: Vincent Garenq, Julien Rappeneau | Director: Vincent Garenq | Stars: Marie-Josée Croze, Daniel Auteuil, Sebastian Koch, Audrey Quoturi

13. Love Me Haiti (2014)

14 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

9.2
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A woman struggles to free her husband after he's kidnapped and trapped in a prison cell. What she encounters would become one of the greatest true stories ever told.

Writers: Alexander Stuart, Joyce Mccauley-benner, Joe Vetromile, Hugues Gentillon, Alix Charles | Director: Hugues Gentillon | Stars: Aurelia Khazan, Pierre-louis Dieufaite, Deoud Gentillon, François Meknes

14. Monarch (2000)

109 min | Biography, Drama, History

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From double BAFTA nominated Writer and Director John Walsh. Monarch is part fact, part fiction and unfolds around one night when the injured ruler arrives at a manor house closed for the season.

Writer: John Walsh | Director: John Walsh | Stars: T.P. McKenna, Jean Marsh, James Coombes, Peter Sowerbutts

15. The Iron Curtain (1948)

Approved | 87 min | Biography, Crime, Film-Noir

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The story of Soviet cypher-clerk Igor Gouzenko who was posted to the Soviet Embassy in Ottawa,Canada in 1943 and defected in 1945 to reveal the extent of Soviet espionage activities directed against Canada.

Writers: Milton Krims, Igor Gouzenko | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, June Havoc, Berry Kroeger

16. My Brother's Keeper (1995 TV Movie)

Unrated | 94 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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A man and his HIV-positive twin take an insurance company to court over a possibly life-saving bone marrow transplant.

Writer: Gregory Goodell | Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: John Lithgow, Annette O'Toole, Veronica Cartwright, Zeljko Ivanek

17. Wesley (2009)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama

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The year is 1732. John Wesley, an irritatingly self-righteous instructor at Oxford is offered the chance to go to the new colony of Georgia, where he hopes to preach to the Indians. During ... See full summary »

Writers: Carolyn Haywood, John Jackman, Norman Stone, John Wells | Director: John Jackman | Stars: Burgess Jenkins, R. Keith Harris, Lloyd Arneach, Jim Babel

18. The Accursed (2014 TV Mini-Series)

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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 »

Creator: Hagai Levi | Stars: Yehuda Almagor, Itay Barnea, Emanuel Levi, Hagai Levi

19. Britt

Drama, Mystery | Pre-production

The true story of film and television star Brittany Murphy's life and untimely death. In her career, Brittany Murphy portrayed unusual characters and colorful lives. Her own life and death ... See full summary »

Writers: Julia Davis, Angelo Bertolotti | Director: Julia Davis | Star: Annette Walter

20. Stefan cel Mare - Vaslui 1475 (1975)

137 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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In 1475 when Stephen the Great ruler of Moldavia is facing an invading Ottoman army of 120 000 men the fate of Christian Europe largely depends on the battle's outcome.

Writers: Mircea Dragan, Constantin Mitru | Director: Mircea Dragan | Stars: Gheorghe Cozorici, Gheorghe Dinica, Violeta Andrei, Toma Dimitriu

21. Tiger, Tiger (2015)

Drama | Announced

Set against a striking backdrop of Siberian Tigers in the Far East, a crashed American pilot is unjustly imprisoned as a spy. Seven years later, he is released to a life of exile and forced... See full summary »

Writers: Dennis S. Johnson, Mark Stouffer | Director: Mark Stouffer

22. Työttömyys ei ole kirosana (2015)

Documentary, Biography, Comedy

We all have moments, when we would like to start over, but too many of us just settle to watch the dust set. Excuses are many, but finding yourself unemployed, could work as a motivation for a brand new start.

Writers: Niko Kostet, Juha Nordman | Director: Niko Kostet | Stars: Minna Arve, Seppo Blomqvist, Monica Heinonen, Anu Hinkkuri

23. Het dagboek van Anne Frank (1985 TV Movie)

140 min | Drama, War

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Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Mies Bouhuys | Directors: Jeroen Krabbé, Hank Onrust | Stars: Jip Wijngaarden, Jeroen Krabbé, Truus te Selle, Edith Andriesse

24. Last Floor (2013)

84 min | Drama, Thriller

5.2
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Psychological portrait of a dismissed army captain gradually plunging deeper and deeper into his nationalist paranoia.

Writers: Witold Beres, Dominika Hilszczanska, Tadeusz Król, Wieslaw Paluch | Director: Tadeusz Król | Stars: Janusz Chabior, Joanna Orleanska, Barbara Garstka, Wojciech Zielinski

25. I (Almost) Got Away with It: What Would Kenda Do? (2014– )

60 min | Crime

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Stars: Joe Kenda, Bill Ratner, Steven Anderson, Mark Andrews

26. Boxer on the Wilderness (2014)

8 min | Short, Drama, Sport | Completed

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.

Writer: Alexandra Boyd | Director: Alexandra Boyd | Stars: Peter Law, Matt Casey, Stuart Ryan, Jim McDonnell

27. Gage (2014)

Short, Drama, History

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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.

Writers: Keith Wilhelm Kopp, Bernard Untalan | Director: Keith Wilhelm Kopp | Stars: Hannah Barefoot, Brian Sutherland, Todd A. Robinson, Joshua St. James

28. Hours of Light (2004)

98 min | Drama

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A prisoner is accused of several murders.

Writers: José Ángel Esteban, Carlos López, Manolo Matji | Director: Manolo Matji | Stars: Alberto San Juan, Emma Suárez, José Ángel Egido, Vicente Romero

29. A Done Deal (2013)

Short, Drama

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Dylan is one of those great guys who make all of the wrong choices that lead him on a path of self-destruction. His escape is meth, which results in no job, no money, and ultimately no hope... See full summary »

Writers: Jeff Alderson, Chad Snider | Director: Chad Snider | Stars: Domenic Derose, Juan Carlos Huguenin, Nikki Lee Kriszta, Jesse Nobess

30. The Law vs. Billy the Kid (1954)

Approved | 72 min | Western

5.0
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Billy the Kid is forced to kill for the woman he loves, and is ultimately brought to justice by his old friend Pat Garrett.

Writers: Bernard Gordon, John T. Williams, Janet Stevenson, Philip Stevenson | Director: William Castle | Stars: Scott Brady, Betta St. John, James Griffith, Alan Hale Jr.

31. Video

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 »

Writer: Ishika Mukherjee | Director: Rick Basu | Stars: Ena Saha, Sutapa Das, Richanshu Basu, Debopriyo Mukherjee

32. The Coffin Affair (1980)

107 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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In 1953, in the Gaspé forest, there are three bodies half eaten by bears. Fearing repercussions on tourism and investment, Prime minister Maurice Duplessis decided to make an example accusing Wilbert Coffin.

Writers: Jacques Benoit, Jacques Hébert, Robert Ménard | Director: Jean-Claude Labrecque | Stars: Gabriel Arcand, August Schellenberg, Thomas Donohue, Yvon Dufour

33. Child of the Forest (2015)

Drama | Announced

Child of the Forest chronicles the extraordinary true-life story of Charlene Schiff (Shulamit Perlmutter), affectionately known as "Musia." Musia's harrowing journey takes her from a loving... See full summary »

Director: Susan Rohrer

34. A Time for Resistance (2013 TV Movie)

22 min | Documentary

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What three German teenagers did to become the youngest resistance group in Nazi Germany, and how, fifty years later, their story inspired the film "Resistance Movement."

Directors: Kathryn Lee Moss, Nathan D. Lee | Stars: Joseph Paul Branca, Caleb Jenson, Dashiell Wolf

35. Love (X) (2012)

Short, Romance

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A beautiful story about a wife's love for her sick husband of 24 years. Leanne tells of her experiences with marriage to husband Steve, and what it was like to first fall in love. A sad and... See full summary »

Director: Caroline Kovac | Star: Leanne Kovac

36. Under the Salton Sea (2013)

Short, Drama

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A reporter discovers a zombie living in the ghost town that exists under the Salton Sea.

Writer: Victoria Goring | Director: Victoria Goring | Stars: Carson Goring, Victoria Goring

37. Three-Minute Fuse (1939)

Approved | 11 min | Short, Drama

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This entry in the Floyd Gibbons' series of "Your True Life Adventures" tells the story of Oklahoma well-digger Clair Bigler when, after lighting a three-minute fuse and the well bottom to ... See full summary »

Writer: Floyd Gibbons | Director: Joseph Henabery | Stars: Floyd Gibbons, Edward Andrews, Alexander Cross, Draja Dryden

38. Operation Jungle Jewel

90 min | War | Announced

During the Invasion of Panama, a Green Beret learns of a missing WW II plane's crash site and leads a dangerous mission to locate the missing aviators and bring them home.

Writers: Dan Barrios, Ron Celli | Director: Dan Barrios

40. Ipaglaban mo (2014– )
Episode: Akin ang anak ko (2014)

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Writers: Karen Ramos, Arlene Tamayo | Director: Rechie del Carmen | Stars: Jose Sison, Jopet Sison, Jason Abalos, Helga Krapf

41. Ipaglaban mo (2014– )
Episode: Akin ang asawa mo (2014)

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Writers: Gina Marissa Tagasa, Arlene Tamayo | Director: Lyan Suiza | Stars: Jose Sison, Jopet Sison, Allan Paule, Diana Zubiri

42. Ipaglaban mo (2014– )
Episode: Akin ka lang (2014)

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Writer: Arlene Tamayo | Director: Carlo Artillaga | Stars: Jose Sison, Jopet Sison, Rayver Cruz, Empress Schuck

43. Ipaglaban mo (2014– )
Episode: Ako ang biktima (2014)

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Writers: Karen Ramos, Arlene Tamayo | Director: Richard Arellano | Stars: Jose Sison, Jopet Sison, Shaina Magdayao, Jhong Hilario

44. Ipaglaban mo (2014– )
Episode: Ako ang iyong ina (2014)

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Writer: Arlene Tamayo | Director: Tots Mariscal | Stars: Jose Sison, Jopet Sison, Vina Morales, Desiree Del Valle

45. Wagas (2013– )
Episode: Allan & Nocen Love Story (2013)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Stars: Benjamin Alves, Sheena Halili, Allan Capati, Nocen Capati

47. Magpakailanman (2012– )
Episode: Ama, ina, anak (2014)

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Writers: Senedy Que, Jake Tordesillas | Director: Maryo J. De Los Reyes | Stars: Mel Tiangco, Katrina Halili, Rocco Nacino, Xyruz Cruz

48. Ipaglaban mo (2014– )
Episode: Amin ang pamana mo (2014)

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Writers: Karen Ramos, Arlene Tamayo | Director: Don Cuaresma | Stars: Jose Sison, Jopet Sison, Allen Dizon, Yayo Aguila

49. Magpakailanman (2012– )
Episode: Ang aking kakaibang pag-ibig (2014)

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Writers: Vienel Ello, Jake Tordesillas | Director: Andoy Ranay | Stars: Mel Tiangco, Chynna Ortaleza, Isabelle Daza, Gloria Romero

50. Magpakailanman (2012– )
Episode: Ang babaeng ama (2014)

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Writers: Senedy Que, Jake Tordesillas | Director: Joyce Bernal | Stars: Mel Tiangco, Paolo Contis, Al Tantay, Glaiza de Castro