Description:The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Description:As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
, Bryan Cranston
, Alan Arkin
, John Goodman
Description:Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
, Bérénice Bejo
, John Goodman
, James Cromwell
Tags:Falling In LoveHuman Animal RelationshipFriendship
Description:The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
, Helena Bonham Carter
, Derek Jacobi
, Robert Portal
Tags:Friendship Between MenWorld War TwoBased On True StoryGreat DepressionFamily RelationshipsChristmasReference To William ShakespeareFriendshipCompassionPeriod Piece
Description:Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.
, Anthony Mackie
, Brian Geraghty
, Guy Pearce
Tags:Friendship Between MenViolenceU.S. ArmyFriendshipF Rated
Description:The story of the life of an impoverished Indian teen Jamal Malik, who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of "Who Wants to be A Millionaire?", wins, and is then suspected of cheating.
Description:Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based on the British romance novel by Ian McEwan.
, Ailidh Mackay
, Brenda Blethyn
, Julia West
Tags:Surprise EndingWorld War TwoNonlinear TimelineBased On NovelFamily RelationshipsBetrayalReference To William Shakespeare
Description:Brokeback Mountain is an Ang Lee film about two modern day cowboys who meet on a shepherding job in the summer of ’63. The two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a life long relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
15. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King(2003)
Release Date:01 Dec 2003
Countries:USA| New Zealand
Languages:English | Quenya | Old English | Sindarin
Description:Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.
, Ali Astin
, Sean Astin
, David Aston
Tags:SurvivalViolenceMonsterBased On NovelTragedyBetrayalInsanityGood Versus EvilFriendship
Description:The Pianist is a film adapted from the biography of Wladyslaw Szpilman. A Jewish-Polish pianist who during the second world war lived and hid miraculously in Warsaw after having gone through a terrible tragedy. A film from Roman Polanski.
, Emilia Fox
, Michal Zebrowski
, Ed Stoppard
Tags:War CrimeSurvivalViolenceNazi OccupationWorld War TwoBased On True StoryPolice BrutalityPrisoner Of WarMotivationalHolocaust
Description:Four Weddings And A Funeral is a British comedy about a British Man named Charles and an American Woman named Carrie who go through numerous weddings before they determine if they are right for one another.
, James Fleet
, Simon Callow
, John Hannah
Tags:Black ComedyCult FilmFalling In LoveFriendshipBlockbuster
Description:Told from the perspective of businessman Oskar Schindler who saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory. Schindler’s List is based on a true story, illustrated in black and white and controversially filmed in many original locations.
, Ben Kingsley
, Ralph Fiennes
, Caroline Goodall
Tags:Concentration CampBased On BookFriendship Between MenViolenceWorld War TwoBased On True StoryRacismHolocaustGood Versus EvilFriendshipCompassionBlockbuster
Description:Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy.
Stars:Robert De Niro
, Ray Liotta
, Joe Pesci
, Lorraine Bracco
Tags:Black ComedyBased On BookViolenceCourtroomHeistTough GuyCult FilmGangsterRise To PowerBased On True StoryNonlinear TimelineNeo NoirDetectiveBreaking The Fourth WallFamily RelationshipsMafiaOrganized CrimeRacismRise And FallChristmasRevengeHitmanBetrayalFirst Person NarrationFriendshipVoice Over NarrationBlockbuster
Description:At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disdain of the stern headmaster.
, Robert Sean Leonard
, Ethan Hawke
, Josh Charles
Tags:Coming Of AgeGeneration GapBased On True StoryTeen MovieMotivationalBetrayalReference To William ShakespeareFriendshipCompassionBlockbuster
Description:When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting...
, Helena Bonham Carter
, Denholm Elliott
, Julian Sands
Tags:Based On BookSelf DiscoveryFemale ProtagonistBased On Novel
Description:A young wife decides to complete her education and take her exams. She meets a professor who teaches her to value her own insights while still being able to beat the exams. The change in ...
, Julie Walters
, Michael Williams
, Maureen Lipman
Tags:Based On PlayReference To William Shakespeare
Description:Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.
, Candice Bergen
, Edward Fox
, John Gielgud
Tags:ViolenceTough GuyWorld War TwoCult FilmBased On True StoryNonlinear TimelinePolice BrutalityRacismPolitics
Description:A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.
, John Hurt
, Anne Bancroft
, John Gielgud
Tags:Based On Book1800SViolenceCult FilmBased On True StoryMonsterReference To William ShakespeareCompassion
Description:While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse Mildred Ratched.
, Peter Brocco
, Dean R. Brooks
, Alonzo Brown
Tags:Cult FilmBased On NovelBased On PlayMotivationalAfiInsanityGood Versus EvilCompassionBlockbuster
Description:A small town in the south-west of France, summer of 1944. Having failed to join the resistance, the 18 year old Lucien Lacombe, whose father is a prisoner in Germany and whose mother dates ...
Description:Inside the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles and an impish emcee sound the clarion call to decadent fun, while outside a certain political party grows into a brutal force.
, Michael York
, Helmut Griem
, Joel Grey
Tags:National Film RegistryBased On BookWorld War TwoGreat DepressionBased On Play
Description:Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same answering service but also the favours of young Bob Elkin who bed-hops between them as ...
, Glenda Jackson
, Murray Head
, Peggy Ashcroft
Description:Recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock is seduced by the wife of his father's business partner, Mrs. Robinson. Benjamin soon finds himself falling in love with her daughter, Elaine, as the affair with Mrs. Robinson mother comes back to haunt him.
, Dustin Hoffman
, Katharine Ross
, William Daniels
53. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb(1964)
Release Date:29 Jan 1964
Languages:English | Russian
Description:An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. A classic black and white war satire from director Stanley Kubrick starring Peter Sellers.
, George C. Scott
, Sterling Hayden
, Keenan Wynn
Tags:National Film RegistryBlack ComedyU.S. MilitaryBased On NovelCowboyDisasterSatireAfi
Description:An epic about British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological instability threatens to undermine his achievements.
, Alec Guinness
, Anthony Quinn
, Jack Hawkins
Tags:National Film RegistryViolenceWorld War OneBased On True StoryNonlinear TimelineBritish MilitaryAfiInsanityPoliticsBlockbuster
Description:After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.
Languages:French | English | Spanish | German | Italian | Russian
Description:In the South American jungle, supplies of nitroglycerine are needed at a remote oil field. The oil company pays four men to deliver the supplies in two trucks. A tense rivalry develops between the two sets of drivers on the rough remote roads where the slightest jolt can result in death.
, Charles Vanel
, Folco Lulli
, Peter van Eyck
Description:An all-knowing interlocutor guides us through a series of affairs in Vienna, 1900. A soldier meets an eager young lady of the evening. Later he has an affair with a young lady, who becomes ...