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The Doors 1991

The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.

Category: Biography, Drama, Music

Stars: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley

7.2 IMDB Rating 1,156 Views
Freeheld 2015

New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Category: Biography, Drama, Romantic

Stars: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon, Steve Carell

6.6 IMDB Rating 2,471 Views
Medici 2016–

A political family drama set in Florence in the early fifteenth century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama

Stars: Daniel Sharman, Alessandra Mastronardi, Synnove Karlsen, Sebastian De Souza

7.9 IMDB Rating 8,098 Views
Citizen X 1995

During the 1980s, Soviet authorities hunt for a serial killer who picks his victims in railway stations and commuter trains and lures them into the woods.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama

Stars: Stephen Rea, Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Jeffrey DeMunn

7.5 IMDB Rating 1,128 Views
Erin Brockovich 2000

Erin Brockovich-Ellis is an unemployed single mother, desperate to find a job, but is having no luck. This losing streak even extends to a failed lawsuit against a doctor in a car accident she was in. With no alternative, she successfully browbeats her lawyer to give her a job in compensation for the loss. While no one takes her seriously, with her trashy clothes and earthy manners, that soon changes when she begins to investigate a suspicious real estate case involving the Pacific Gas & Electric Company. What she discovers is that the company is trying quietly to buy land that was contaminated by hexavalent chromium, a deadly toxic waste that the company is improperly and illegally dumping and, in turn, poisoning the residents in the area. As she digs deeper, Erin finds herself leading point in a series of events that would involve her law firm in one of the biggest class action lawsuits in American history against a multi-billion dollar corporation.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Julia Roberts, David Brisbin, Dawn Didawick, Albert Finney

7.3 IMDB Rating 4,489 Views
Tombstone 1993

A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.

Category: Action, Biography, Drama

Stars: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton

7.8 IMDB Rating 1,725 Views
Cunningham 2019

The iconic Merce Cunningham and the last generation of his dance company is stunningly profiled in Alla Kovgan's 3D documentary, through recreations of his landmark works and archival footage of Cunningham, John Cage, and Robert Rauschenberg.

Category: Biography, Documentary, Music

Stars: Carolyn Brown, John Cage, Ashley Chen, Brandon Collwes

6.4 IMDB Rating 612 Views
Dark Waters 2019

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Anne Hathaway, Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Bill Pullman

7.6 IMDB Rating 4,370 Views
Hell On The Border 2019

A movie based on the true life story of Bass Reeves, a legendary tough African American cowboy in the Wild West. Bass Reeves was the first black deputy U.S. marshal west of the Mississippi River. He worked mostly in Arkansas and the Oklahoma Territory. During his long career, he was credited with arresting more than 3,000 felons. He shot and killed 14 outlaws in self-defense

Category: Adventure, Biography, Western

Stars: Ron Perlman, Zahn McClarnon, Frank Grillo

4,7 IMDB Rating 2,733 Views
Conviction 2010

Betty Anne Waters (Swank) is a high school dropout who spent nearly two decades working as a single mother while putting herself through law school, tirelessly trying to beat the system and overturn her brother's (Rockwell) unjust murder conviction.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama

Stars: Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Thomas D. Mahard, Owen Campbell

7.2 IMDB Rating 3,760 Views
My One and Only 2019

An unusual road trip movie about a mother driving her two sons from New York to Pittsburgh to St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.

Category: Adventure, Biography, Comedy

Stars: Pascale Hutton, Sam Page, Stephen Huszar, Rhonda Dent

6.6 IMDB Rating 1,940 Views
Behaving Badly 2014

Teenager Rick Stevens has a crush on Nina Pennington. They form a friendship and embark on a rock n' roll journey together while Nina deals with her overbearing boyfriend, Kevin.

Category: Biography, Comedy

Stars: Nat Wolff, Selena Gomez, Mary-Louise Parker, Elisabeth Shue

4.5 IMDB Rating 4,307 Views
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band 2019

A confessional, cautionary, and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson's young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, The Band.

Category: Biography, Documentary, History

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Marilyn Monroe, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen

7.4 IMDB Rating 1,306 Views
Lords of Dogtown 2005

A fictionalized take on the group of brilliant young skateboarders raised in the mean streets of Dogtown in Santa Monica, California. The Z-Boys, as they come to be known, perfect their craft in the empty swimming pools of unsuspecting suburban homeowners, pioneering a thrilling new sport and eventually moving into legend.

Category: Biography, Drama, Sport

Stars: John Robinson, Emile Hirsch, Rebecca De Mornay, William Mapother

7.1 IMDB Rating 4,630 Views
Get on Up 2014

On route to the stage, singer James Brown recalls a life with a turbulent childhood where music was his only constructive release for his passions. A chance demonstration of that in prison led to a new friend who helped get him out and into a musical career. With his fire and creative daring, Brown became a star who defiantly created new possibilities in show business both on and behind the stage in face of racism and conventional thinking. Along the way, James would also become a peacemaker who redefined and raised the African-American community's feeling of self-worth when it was needed most. However, those same domineering passions would lead James Brown alienating everyone around him as his appetites became ever more self-destructive. Only after he hit rock bottom with a serious mistake does Brown realize what he needs to do make his life as the Godfather of Soul truly worthwhile.

Category: Biography, Drama, Music

Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis

6.9 IMDB Rating 3,022 Views
Mrs. America 2020–

Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly leads an unexpected fight against the Equal Rights Amendment movement during the 1970s.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Uzo Aduba, Elizabeth Banks, Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne

5,012 Views
Through My Father’s Eyes 2019

The extraordinary story of MMA/UFC super star Ronda Rousey.

Category: Biography, Documentary, Family

Stars: Ronda Rousey, Gary Stretch, Pete Antico, Gene LeBell

6.1 IMDB Rating 1,351 Views
Ride Like a Girl 2019

The story of Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup.

Category: Biography, Drama, Sport

Stars: Teresa Palmer, Sam Neill, Sullivan Stapleton

7.3 IMDB Rating 2,356 Views
The Professor and the Madman 2019

Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

Category: Biography, Drama, Mystery

Stars: Natalie Dormer, Mel Gibson, Jeremy Irvine

7.6 IMDB Rating 8,537 Views
The Walk 2015

Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man - Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) - has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Guided by his real-life mentor, Papa Rudy (Ben Kingsley), and aided by an unlikely band of international recruits, Petit and his gang overcome long odds, betrayals, dissension and countless close calls to conceive and execute their mad plan. Robert Zemeckis, the director of such marvels as Forrest Gump, Cast Away, Back to the Future, Polar Express and Flight, again uses cutting edge technology in the service of an emotional, character-driven story. With innovative photorealistic techniques and IMAX 3D wizardry, The Walk is true big-screen cinema, a chance for moviegoers to viscerally experience the feeling of reaching the clouds. The film, a PG-rated, all-audience entertainment for moviegoers 8 to 80, unlike anything audiences have seen before, is a love letter to Paris and New York City in the 1970s, but most of all, to the Towers of the World Trade Center.

Category: Adventure, Biography, Crime

Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Guillaume Baillargeon, Émilie Leclerc, Mark Trafford

7.3 IMDB Rating 3,979 Views

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