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The War Lord

The War Lord

The War Lord

IMDb: 6.9
1965
123min

A knight in the service of a duke goes to a coastal villiage where an earlier attempt to build a defensive castle has failed. He begins to rebuild the duke’s authority in the face of the barbarians at the border and is making progress until he falls in love with one of the local women.

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An Adventure in Space and Time

An Adventure in Space and Time

An Adventure in Space and Time

IMDb: 8.3
2013
83min

This special one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man roles. Wannabe producer Verity Lambert was frustrated by the TV industry’s glass ceiling. Both of them were to find unlikely hope and unexpected challenges in the form of a Saturday tea-time drama. Allied with a team of unusual but brilliant people, they went on to create the longest running science fiction series ever made.

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Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present

Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present

Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present

IMDb: 7.9
2012
106min

Performance artist Marina Abramovic prepares for a major retrospective of her work at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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Ip Man 2

Ip Man 2

Ip Man 2

IMDb: 7.6
2010
109min

Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the troubled youth of Hong Kong. His growing reputation soon brings challenges from powerful enemies, including pre-eminent Hung Gar master, Hung Quan. However, when corrupt colonial officials stage a life-or-death contest with formidable British boxer, Twister, to humiliate the Chinese people, the masters quickly forget their differences. Soon, the eyes of the nation are on the one man capable of securing a victory-Grandmaster Ip Man!

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The Day of the Siege: September Eleven 1683

The Day of the Siege: September Eleven 1683

The Day of the Siege: September Eleven 1683

IMDb: 4.2
2012
114min

Storyline: In the summer of 1683, 300 000 Ottoman Empire’s warriors begin the siege of Vienna. City’s fall, will open way to conquer the Europe. The Sept 11 is the day of main battle between Polish cavalry under the King Jan III Sobieski and Turks.

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Gallipoli

Gallipoli

Gallipoli

IMDb: 7.5
1981
112min

As World War I rages, brave and youthful Australians Archy and Frank, both agile runners, become friends and enlist in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps together. They later find themselves part of the Dardanelles Campaign on the Gallipoli peninsula, a brutal eight-month conflict which pit the British and their allies against the Ottoman Empire and left over 500,000 men dead.

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The Other Side of the Mirror

The Other Side of the Mirror

The Other Side of the Mirror

IMDb: 2.2
2016
123min

In 1905, amidst the largest drug epidemic in American history, a teenage Alice has just moved to the Pacific Northwest. She follows a mysterious man down a rabbit hole, leading her into Wonderland; a dark and curious world inhabited by characters from turn-of-the-century America and the Pacific Northwest.

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Ironclad: Battle for Blood

Ironclad: Battle for Blood

Ironclad: Battle for Blood

IMDb: 4.4
2014
108min

A survivor of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle fights to save his clan from from Celtic raiders. A sequel to the 2011 film, “Ironclad.”

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Escape

Escape

Escape

IMDb: 6.1
2012
76min

Ten years after the Black Death devastated the country, a poor family sets out on a journey to search for better living conditions. In a deserted mountain pass, they are attacked by a gang of ruthless killer thieves. The only one spared is 19 year old Signe. She is taken prisoner, and the gang brings her back to their camp. Here, she soon learns that they have a fate worse than death in store for her, and realises that her only hope is to escape.

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Der stille Berg

Der stille Berg

Der stille Berg

IMDb: 5.4
2014
95min

A young Austrian soldier in World War I fights his way through the Alps to rescue his Italian girlfriend and escape the impending explosion that will rock the mountain.

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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

IMDb: 5.2
2016
128min

The harrowing true story of the crew of the USS Indianapolis, who were stranded in the Philippine Sea for five days after delivering the atomic weapons that would eventually end WWII. As they awaited rescue, they endured extreme thirst, hunger, and relentless shark attacks.

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The Danish Girl

The Danish Girl

The Danish Girl

IMDb: 7.1
2015
120min

When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she’s meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda’s love and support, Lili embarks on a groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

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Texas Killing Fields

Texas Killing Fields

Texas Killing Fields

IMDb: 5.7
2011
105min

In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.

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Holy Rollers

Holy Rollers

Holy Rollers

IMDb: 5.9
2010
89min

Inspired by actual events in the late nineties when Hasidic Jews were recruited as mules to smuggle ecstasy from Europe into the United States.

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Hyde Park on Hudson

Hyde Park on Hudson

Hyde Park on Hudson

IMDb: 5.9
2012
94min

The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.

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Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

IMDb: 6.1
2001
183min

The lifelong friendship between Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker is put to the ultimate test when the two ace fighter pilots become entangled in a love triangle with beautiful Naval nurse Evelyn Johnson. But the rivalry between the friends-turned-foes is immediately put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan’s devastating attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

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Queen of the Desert

Queen of the Desert

Queen of the Desert

IMDb: 5.7
2015
128min

A chronicle of Gertrude Bell’s life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham

The Watsons Go to Birmingham

The Watsons Go to Birmingham

IMDb: 6.5
2013
84min

In the Summer of 1963, Flint, Michigan is home to the Watsons, a close knit family. When 15 year-old Byron’s antics go over the top, his parents realize enough is enough and they decide the family needs a dose of Grandma Sands’ no nonsense approach in Birmingham, Alabama. So the Watsons load up their 1948 Plymouth Brown Bomber and head South. When they finally make it to Birmingham, they meet Grandma Sands and her friend, Mr. Robert and discover that life is very different there than in Flint. During that historic summer, the Watsons find themselves caught up in something far bigger than Byron’s antics; something that will change their lives and country forever.

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Dear Eleanor

Dear Eleanor

Dear Eleanor

IMDb: 6.0
2016
89min

Two teenage girls travel across the U.S. in 1962, during the chaos of the Cuban missile crisis, in search of Eleanor Roosevelt.

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The Girl King

The Girl King

The Girl King

IMDb: 5.9
2015
106min

A portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.

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Back in Time

Back in Time

Back in Time

IMDb: 6.3
2015
95min

Cast, crew, and fans explore the classic Back to the Future time-travel trilogy’s resonance throughout our culture 30 years after Marty went back in time.

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King Arthur

King Arthur

King Arthur

IMDb: 6.3
2004
126min

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the ‘Sarmatian hypothesis’ which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, Lucius Artorius Castus is the historical person behind the legend.

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Geronimo: An American Legend

Geronimo: An American Legend

Geronimo: An American Legend

IMDb: 6.5
1993
115min

The Apache Indians have reluctantly agreed to settle on a US Government approved reservation. Not all the Apaches are able to adapt to the life of corn farmers. One in particular, Geronimo, is restless. Pushed over the edge by broken promises and necessary actions by the government, Geronimo and thirty or so other warriors form an attack team which humiliates the government by evading capture, whi

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Black Death

Black Death

Black Death

IMDb: 6.4
2010
102min

As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are charged by the church to investigate. Their journey is filled with danger, but it’s upon entering the village that their true horror begins.

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Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly

IMDb: 6.5
2003
110min

After getting threatened by Kelly’s friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang set into the wild, to remain hidden from everyone who seeks them. Even if it means having his family arrested, the Kelly Gang stay hidden and plan a way to get their names cleared.

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J. Edgar

J. Edgar

J. Edgar

IMDb: 6.6
2011
137min

As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.

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The Exorcism of Emily Rose

The Exorcism of Emily Rose

The Exorcism of Emily Rose

IMDb: 6.7
2005
122min

When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing Moore, but it is not going to be easy, as no one wants to believe what Father Moore says is true.

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Anna and the King

Anna and the King

Anna and the King

IMDb: 6.7
1999
148min

The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just one woman.

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Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones

IMDb: 6.9
2016
139min

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.

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The New World

The New World

The New World

IMDb: 6.7
2005
135min

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.

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Suffragette

Suffragette

Suffragette

IMDb: 6.9
2015
106min

Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.

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Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the 4th Reich

Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the 4th Reich

Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the 4th Reich

IMDb: 4.9
2016
100min

An intense thriller from the frontlines of World War II. As Operation Valkyrie prepares to assassinate Adolph Hitler, an Allied special ops team prepares to extract the man destined to lead post-war Germany. But after Valkyrie fails, everything changes. Now, unlikely allies must work together to stop a group of Nazi Officers from fleeing to Argentina and establishing the Fourth Reich.

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Rob Roy

Rob Roy

Rob Roy

IMDb: 6.9
1995
139min

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to defend his family and honour.

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Seven Years in Tibet

Seven Years in Tibet

Seven Years in Tibet

IMDb: 7.0
1997
136min

Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces’ hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a fellow detainee and makes his way to Llaso, Tibet, where he meets the 14-year-old Dalai Lama, whose friendship ultimately transforms his outlook on life.

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Public Enemies

Public Enemies

Public Enemies

IMDb: 7.0
2009
140min

Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger’s charm and audacity endear him to much of America’s downtrodden public, but he’s also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, Hoover makes Dillinger his first Public Enemy Number One and assigns his top agent, Melvin Purvis, the task of bringing him in dead or alive.

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Confirmation

Confirmation

Confirmation

IMDb: 6.8
2016
110min

Judge Clarence Thomas’ nomination to the United States’ Supreme Court is called into question when former colleague, Anita Hill, testifies that he had sexually harassed her.

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The Patriot

The Patriot

The Patriot

IMDb: 7.2
2000
165min

After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, America, against the British, Benjamin reluctantly returns to his old life to protect his son.

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The Stanford Prison Experiment

The Stanford Prison Experiment

The Stanford Prison Experiment

IMDb: 6.9
2015
122min

This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.

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Flags of our Fathers

Flags of our Fathers

Flags of our Fathers

IMDb: 7.1
2006
132min

There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen – John ‘Doc’ Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon and Pvt. Ira Hayes, who fought in the battle to take Iwo Jima from the Japanese.

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Bill

Bill

Bill

IMDb: 6.5
2015
94min

What really happened during Shakespeare’s ‘Lost Years’? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream.

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