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Catch Me If You Can 2002

New Rochelle, the 1960s. High schooler Frank Abagnale Jr. idolizes his father, who's in trouble with the IRS. When his parents separate, Frank runs away to Manhattan with $25 in his checking account, vowing to regain dad's losses and get his parents back together. Just a few years later, the FBI tracks him down in France; he's extradited, tried, and jailed for passing more than $4,000,000 in bad checks. Along the way, he's posed as a Pan Am pilot, a pediatrician, and an attorney. And, from nearly the beginning of this life of crime, he's been pursued by a dour FBI agent, Carl Hanratty. What starts as cat and mouse becomes something akin to father and son.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama, Movies

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio,Tom Hanks,Christopher Walken,Martin Sheen

8.1 IMDB Rating 10,023 Views
Freedom Writers 2007

It's 1994 in Long Beach, California. Idealistic Erin Gruwell is just starting her first teaching job, that as freshman and sophomore English teacher at Woodrow Wilson High School, which, two years earlier, implemented a voluntary integration program. For many of the existing teachers, the integration has ruined the school, whose previously stellar academic standing has been replaced with many students who will be lucky to graduate or even be literate. Despite choosing the school on purpose because of its integration program, Erin is unprepared for the nature of her classroom, whose students live by generations of strict moral codes of protecting their own at all cost. Many are in gangs and almost all know somebody that has been killed by gang violence. The Latinos hate the Cambodians who hate the blacks and so on. The only person the students hate more is Ms. Gruwell. It isn't until Erin holds an unsanctioned discussion about a recent drive-by shooting death that she fully begins to understand what she's up against. And it isn't until she provides an assignment of writing a daily journal - which will be not graded, and will remain unread by her unless they so choose - that the students begin to open up to her. As Erin tries harder and harder to have resources provided to teach properly (which often results in her needing to pay for them herself through working second and third jobs), she seems to face greater resistance, especially from her colleagues, such as Margaret Campbell, her section head, who lives by regulations and sees such resources as a waste, and Brian Gelford, who will protect his "priviledged" position of teaching the senior honors classes at all cost. Erin also finds that her teaching job is placing a strain on her marriage to Scott Casey, a man who seems to have lost his own idealistic way in life.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama, Movies

Stars: Hilary Swank,Patrick Dempsey,Scott Glenn,Imelda Staunton

7.5 IMDB Rating 7,876 Views
Argo 2012

In 1979, the American embassy in Iran was invaded by Iranian revolutionaries and several Americans were taken hostage. However, six managed to escape to the official residence of the Canadian Ambassador and the CIA was ordered to get them out of the country. With few options, exfiltration expert Tony Mendez devised a daring plan: create a phony Canadian film project looking to shoot in Iran and smuggle the Americans out as its production crew. With the help of some trusted Hollywood contacts, Mendez created the ruse and proceeded to Iran as its associate producer. However, time was running out with the Iranian security forces closing in on the truth while both his charges and the White House had grave doubts about the operation themselves.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Ben Affleck,Bryan Cranston,Alan Arkin,John Goodman

7.7 IMDB Rating 3,180 Views
Testament of Youth 2014

A long, long time ago, back in the spring of 1914, they were so happy together. There was Vera Brittain, an upper class girl with ideas of her own; and her bright brother Edward; and his group of friends among whom Roland Leighton, wonderful, handsome, sensitive Roland Vera had fallen for... Always having great times together talking, laughing, exchanging ideas, walking, eating, swimming together; all of them envisioning the glittering future they deserved: Vera, despite her father's opposition, would study at Oxford, marry Roland and be a famous writer; Roland, as for him, would be acclaimed as a great poet while Edward and his friends would each become a prominent figure in his respective field... But then came that fateful day on 4 August 1914 when Britain declared war on Germany. All those beautiful dreams were to be shattered one after the other. All except one: Vera wound up becoming a writer... A writer but a pacifist as well.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: Alicia Vikander,Taron Egerton,Colin Morgan,Dominic West

7.3 IMDB Rating 2,608 Views
The Sessions 2012

At the age of 38, Mark O'Brien, a man who uses an iron lung, decides he no longer wishes to be a virgin. With the help of his therapist and his priest, he contacts Cheryl Cohen-Greene, a professional sex surrogate and a typical soccer mom with a house, a mortgage and a husband. Inspired by a true story, The Sessions, follows the fascinating relationship which evolves between Cheryl and Mark as she takes him on his journey to manhood.

Category: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Movies

Stars: John Hawkes,Helen Hunt,William H. Macy,Moon Bloodgood

7.2 IMDB Rating 1,309 Views
Belle 2013

BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Captain. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson), Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield's role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies, Romantic

Stars: Matthew Goode,Lauren Julien-Box,Natasha Williams,Alan McKenna

7.4 IMDB Rating 3,152 Views
Skinwalker Ranch 2013

A scientific research team investigates and documents the supernatural phenomena surrounding the disappearance of a cattle ranchers 10 year old son. Inspired by true events that shocked the paranormal community around the world.

Category: Biography, Movies, Mystery

Stars: Britani Bateman Underwood,Taylor Bateman,Steve Berg,Michael Black

5.1 IMDB Rating 2,100 Views
Bessie 2015

The story of legendary blues performer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies, Music

Stars: Michael Kenneth Williams,Bryan Greenberg,Queen Latifah,Oliver Platt

6.7 IMDB Rating 2,372 Views
F for Franco 2016

With books, art shows, and director credits on his resume, one cannot call James Franco an actor and leave it at that. In an unconventional examination of his inspiration and creative process for many works that may be unknown to--or dismissed by--critics and the general public, author, art theorist, and filmmaker Francisco J. Ricardo discusses and presents, with James Franco, some of the films and art projects that lie outside the realm of the feature films for which Franco is famous.

Category: Biography, Documentary

Stars: Seth Rogen,James Franco,Evan Goldberg,Frank Bidart

1,911 Views
Thank You for Your Service 2017

DreamWorks Pictures' Thank You for Your Service follows a group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq who struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield. Starring an ensemble cast led by Miles Teller, Haley Bennett, Joe Cole, Amy Schumer, Beulah Koale, Scott Haze, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Brad Beyer, Omar J. Dorsey and Jayson Warner Smith, the drama is based on the bestselling book by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author David Finkel. Jason Hall, who wrote the screenplay of American Sniper, makes his directorial debut with Thank You for Your Service and also serves as its screenwriter. Jon Kilik (The Hunger Games series, Babel) produces the film, while Ann Ruark (Biutiful) and Jane Evans (Sin City) executive produces.

Category: Biography, Drama, War

Stars: Haley Bennett,Miles Teller,Joe Cole,Keisha Castle-Hughes

6.6 IMDB Rating 5,652 Views
La fille de Brest 2017

Irène FRACHON, en läkare som bor i den bretonska staden Brest, vågar stå upp mot den franska hälso-och läkemedelsindustrin, hjälpa till att avslöja medie skandalen kring

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies

Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Benoît Magimel, Charlotte Laemmel

6.6 IMDB Rating 1,712 Views
The People vs. Larry Flynt 1996

Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his porn magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for all people.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Woody Harrelson,Courtney Love,Edward Norton,Brett Harrelson,Donna Hanover,James Cromwell,Crispin Glover,Vincent Schiavelli,Miles Chapin,James Carville,Richard Paul,Burt Neuborne,Jan Tríska,Cody Block,Ryan Post

7.3 IMDB Rating 1,945 Views
Devil’s Knot 2013

Based on the actual events of the West Memphis Three, where three young boys were savagely murdered in West Memphis, Arkansas in 1993. Spurred on by the demand from a grieving town, the local police act quickly to bring three "devil-worshipping" teenagers to trial. With their lives hanging in the balance, investigator Ron Lax is trying to find the truth between the town's need for justice and the guilt of the accused.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama, Movies

Stars: Reese Witherspoon,Colin Firth,Alessandro Nivola,James Hamrick

6.0 IMDB Rating 3,296 Views
Electric Slide 2014

It's 1983 Los Angeles - beautiful girls, luxurious mansions, glamorous parties and Eddie Dodson, a very hip, very charismatic dealer of high-end antique furniture for the rich and famous. When Eddie meets the cool and aloof Pauline, the attraction is instant and the two live out each other's fast-paced fantasies. That is until Eddie's high-rolling life catches up with him and loan sharks start knocking on his door. To pay off his debts, Eddie and Pauline begin a spree of bank robberies across LA, charming tellers at over 60 banks to hand over the cash. Now the lovers are not only on the run from loan sharks but also have the police hot on their trail.

Category: Action, Biography, Crime

Stars: Patricia Arquette,Jim Sturgess,Isabel Lucas,Chloë Sevigny

5.4 IMDB Rating 879 Views
The Elephant Man 1980

John Merrick (whose real name was Joseph, as this is based on a true story) is an intelligent and friendly man, but he is hated by his Victorian-era English society because he is severely deformed. Once he is discovered by a doctor, however, he is saved from his life in a freak show and he is treated like the human being that he really is.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud

8.1 IMDB Rating 1,821 Views
Unsolved The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious BIG 2018

A scripted true crime series based on the murder investigations of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls.

Category: Biography, Crime, Series

Stars: Josh Duhamel, Wavyy Jonez, Marcc Rose

8,873 Views
Whitney 2018

An in-depth look at the life and music of Whitney Houston.

Category: Biography, Documentary, Movies, Music

Stars: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin

7,2 IMDB Rating 4,050 Views
A Private War 2018

One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontline of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies, War

Stars: Rosamund Pike, Tom Hollander, Jamie Dornan

6,9 IMDB Rating 3,868 Views
The Kid 2019

The story of a young boy who witnesses Billy the Kid's encounter with Sheriff Pat Garrett.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies, Western

Stars: Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ethan Hawke

6,3 IMDB Rating 6,157 Views
The White Crow 2019

The story of Rudolf Nureyev's defection to the West.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies

Stars: Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes, Louis Hofmann

6,5 IMDB Rating 2,322 Views