Oliver Stone's re-examination of under-reported events in American history.
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A road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media's misperception of South America while interviewing seven of its elected presidents.

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Oliver Stone presents a tribute to a friend one year after his death, the friend in question was the Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez. The documentary covers the time Stone and Chávez spent ... See full summary »

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Comandante (2003)
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Documentary on the director's meeting with Castro.

Director: Oliver Stone
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Nixon (1995)
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A biographical story of former U.S. president Richard Milhous Nixon, from his days as a young boy to his eventual presidency which ended in shame.

Director: Oliver Stone
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W. I (2008)
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A chronicle of the life and presidency of George W. Bush.

Director: Oliver Stone
Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, Ioan Gruffudd
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The final movie in Oliver Stone's Vietnam trilogy follows the true story of a Vietnamese village girl who survives a life of suffering and hardship during and after the Vietnam war. As a ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Stone
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Salvador (1986)
Drama | History | Thriller
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An American photojournalist gets caught in a political struggle at El Salvador in 1980.

Director: Oliver Stone
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Talk Radio (1988)
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A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national.

Director: Oliver Stone
Stars: Eric Bogosian, Ellen Greene, Leslie Hope
JFK (1991)
Drama | History | Thriller
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A New Orleans DA discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.

Director: Oliver Stone
Stars: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon
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"Ukraine on Fire" reveals the historical premises of the ongoing Ukrainian crisis, it's current political backstage and it's dangerous potential for the world.

Director: Igor Lopatonok
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Biography | Drama | War
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The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

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After directing two documentaries on Fidel Castro in 2002 ("Comandante") and 2003 ("Looking for Fidel"), filmmaker Oliver Stone returned to interview Castro in 2009 for the first in-depth ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Stone
Stars: Fidel Castro
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Finally, A history documentary with an open world perspective!
10 December 2012 | by (London) – See all my reviews

I cannot express how impressed I was with this work of televisual majesty. Unbiased, well narrated, clearly presented and explained information, just the right amount. Focusing on the real key points to give a brief but in depth understanding, not just of the events, but of their repercussions. Mainstream history is truly written by the those in a position of dominance, and to find out what really happened you have to dig deep and have an open mind, and that is what Oliver Stone has pulled off in abundance!

World war two has been an interest of mine for some 16 years now, and even my eyes were opened as to the geopolitical framework that built the world we're in today. Some huge political scandals were missed from most commonly known (and taught) history, I don't know if I agree with all of the opinions, but the facts, the evidence, that speaks for itself! A huge amount of it is quoted, referenced and some from actual recordings from the politicians at the time. And for the sceptics, Yes it does check out, although some is hard to find.

After watching this, I've decided to store the recordings to use to help teach my son the real story of what built the world he's entered into. And to give you some perspective of how ground breaking this program is, my son is currently 3 months old! And it will be saved for prosperity until he's old enough to comfortably assimilate such information.

That's how important and rare this type of clarity and open minded viewpoint is. Every human being on the planet should turn off X factor and watch this, If they did the human race would stand a much better chance.

Oliver, if you ever read this, I hope to meet you one day and shake your hand! Many Thanks.


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