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The Iron Lady 2011

Elderly and a virtual prisoner in her own home due to her concerned staff and daughter Carol, Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first woman prime minister, looks back on her life as she clears out her late husband Denis's clothes for the Oxfam shop. Denis is seen as being her rock as she first enters parliament and then runs for the leadership of the Conservative Party, culminating in her eventual premiership. Now his ghost joins her to comment on her successes and failures, sometimes to her annoyance, generally to her comfort until ultimately, as the clothes are sent to the charity shop, Denis departs from Margaret's life forever.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies

Stars: Meryl Streep,Jim Broadbent,Susan Brown,Alice da Cunha

6.4 IMDB Rating 1,612 Views
Domino 2005

The daughter of an actor father and a social-climber mother, Domino Harvey, bored with her life, decides to join the team of Ed Moseby and becomes a bounty hunter. But she gets in trouble when the Mafia's money is stolen from an armored truck, while Moseby and his crew are participating in a reality show produced by Mark Heiss. The situation gets out of control when the sons of a rival mobster are kidnapped while the FBI is monitoring two gangs of mobsters.

Category: Action, Biography, Crime, Movies

Stars: Keira Knightley,Mickey Rourke,Edgar Ramírez,Delroy Lindo

6.0 IMDB Rating 1,770 Views
The Pursuit of Happyness 2006

Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner. Gardner has invested heavily in a device known as a "Bone Density scanner". He feels like he has made these devices. However, they do not sell as they are marginally better than the current technology at a much higher price. As Gardner tries to figure out how to sell them, his wife leaves him, he loses his house, his bank account, and credit cards. Forced to live out in the streets with his son, Gardner is now desperate to find a steady job; he takes on a job as a stockbroker, but before he can receive pay, he needs to go through 6 months of training, and to sell his devices.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies

Stars: Will Smith,Jaden Smith,Thandie Newton,Brian Howe

8.0 IMDB Rating 5,809 Views
Goyas Ghosts 2006

The painter Goya becomes involved with the Spanish Inquisition when his muse, Ines, is arrested by the church for heresy. Her father, Thomas, comes to him hoping that his connection with Brother Lorenzo, whom he is painting, can secure the release of his daughter.

Category: Biography, Drama, War

Stars: Javier Bardem,Natalie Portman,Stellan Skarsgård,Randy Quaid,José Luis Gómez,Michael Lonsdale,Blanca Portillo,Mabel Rivera,Unax Ugalde,Fernando Tielve,David Calder,Frank Baker,Ramón Langa,Manuel de Blas,Andrés Lima

6.9 IMDB Rating 2,506 Views
Soul Surfer 2011

13 year-old Bethany Hamilton is a champion surfer who was born to be in the water. But after a fun night out night surfing and what should be a fun day in the water, she is attacked by a shark and loses her arm. Rushed to the hospital, she remains calm, and maintains her faith in God. Now she has to re-learn how to do everything with only one arm - including how to surf. It will take her friends, family, and her Christian faith to get her back into the water, but if that is where she is meant to be, she will find a way to get there.

Category: Biography, Drama, Family, Movies

Stars: AnnaSophia Robb,Helen Hunt,Dennis Quaid,Carrie Underwood

7.1 IMDB Rating 7,203 Views
Nokas 2010

The movie portrays Norway's most spectacular robbery, where 11 men occupied central Stavanger for twenty minutes and escaped with 57 million kroner (appx $10 million). A police officer was shot and killed.

Category: Action, Biography, Crime

Stars: Marit Synnøve Berg,Frode Winther Gunnes,Morten Larsen,Tov Sletta,Hege Kristin Kjærvoll Sunde,Thomas Berhane,André Eriksen,Morten Håland,Geir Høiseth,Jeton Jajovski,Pål Christian Madsen Kvam,Lirik Sahiti

6.4 IMDB Rating 3,559 Views
Too Big to Fail 2011

A close look behind the scenes, between late March and mid-October, 2008: we follow Richard Fuld's benighted attempt to save Lehman Brothers; conversations among Hank Paulson (the Secretary of the Treasury), Ben Bernanke (chair of the Federal Reserve), and Tim Geithner (president of the New York Fed) as they seek a private solution for Lehman's; and, back-channel negotiations among Paulson, Warren Buffet, investment bankers, a British regulator, and members of Congress as almost all work to save the U.S. economy. By the end, with the no-strings bailout arranged, modest confidence restored on Wall Street, and a meltdown averted, Paulson wonders if banks will lend.

Category: Biography, Drama, History, Movies

Stars: James Woods,John Heard,William Hurt,Erin Dilly

7.4 IMDB Rating 2,703 Views
Machine Gun Preacher 2011

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, addicted gang biker Sam Childers is released from prison and learns that his wife Lynn is no longer a stripper but has converted to Christianity. One night, Sam and his best friend Donnie give a ride to a hitchhiker who threatens Donnie with a pocketknife; however Sam reacts and turns the tables on the stranger. Sam is affected by the incident and is convinced by Lynn and his mother Daisy to join their church, and he is baptized. Sam finds a straight job in construction. When he meets a preacher from Africa, he decides to visit the continent. Sam travels to Northern Uganda and South Sudan many times and builds an orphanage for the victims of the cruel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). Further, he fights whenever necessary and becomes a legend known as The Machine Gun Preacher.

Category: Action, Biography, Crime

Stars: Gerard Butler,Michelle Monaghan,Kathy Baker,Michael Shannon,Ryann Campos,Madeline Carroll,Souleymane Sy Savane,Grant R. Krause,Reavis Graham,Peter Carey,Barbara Coven,Misty Mills,Nicole Michele Sobchack,Sidi Henderson,Mike Litaker

6.8 IMDB Rating 3,608 Views
God Bless Ozzy Osbourne 2011

Ozzy Osbourne's four decade track record as a culturally relevant artist is unprecedented, but his personal struggles have been shrouded in secrecy, until now. Featuring never before seen footage uncovered from the archives and interviews with Paul McCartney, Tommy Lee and others, God Bless Ozzy Osbourne is the first documentary to take viewers inside the complex mind of rock's great icon. Emerging from a working class family in war torn England, Osbourne and his neighborhood friends formed Black Sabbath and invented heavy metal. Plagued by self doubt, Osbourne the solo superstar went on a binge that lasted 40 years. God Bless Ozzy Osbourne will relive the highs of his triumphs as well as his journey to sobriety, which Ozzy regards as his greatest accomplishment.

Category: Biography, Documentary, Music

Stars: Blasko,Brandon Boyd,Mike Brodin,Geezer Butler,John Frusciante,Gillian Hemming,Jessica Hobbs,Iris James,Tommy Lee,Paul McCartney,Billy Morrison,Colin Newman,Aimee Osbourne,Kelly Osbourne,Louis Osbourne

7.4 IMDB Rating 2,984 Views
Moneyball 2011

Oakland A's GM Billy Beane is handicapped with the lowest salary constraint in baseball. If he ever wants to win the World Series, Billy must find a competitive advantage. Billy is about to turn baseball on its ear when he uses statistical data to analyze and place value on the players he picks for the team.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies, Sport

Stars: Brad Pitt,Jonah Hill,Philip Seymour Hoffman,Robin Wright

7.6 IMDB Rating 5,358 Views
The Social Network 2010

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

Category: Biography, Drama, Movies

Stars: Jesse Eisenberg,Rooney Mara,Bryan Barter,Dustin Fitzsimons

7.7 IMDB Rating 5,121 Views