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
Tags:Black ComedyComing Of AgeBased On BookViolenceCult FilmGangsterBased On True StoryNonlinear TimelineNeo NoirFamily RelationshipsOrganized CrimeDrug AddictionRise And FallRevengeGood Versus EvilFriendshipVoice Over Narration
Description:A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War. Soon it becomes hunted itself. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits...
, Herbert Grönemeyer
, Klaus Wennemann
, Hubertus Bengsch
Tags:World War TwoCult FilmBased On True StoryBased On NovelSubmarineFriendshipBlockbuster
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:As U.S. troops storm the beaches of Normandy, three brothers lie dead on the battlefield, with a fourth trapped behind enemy lines. Ranger captain John Miller and seven men are tasked with penetrating German-held territory and bringing the boy home.
, Tom Sizemore
, Edward Burns
, Barry Pepper
Tags:War CrimeViolenceWorld War TwoDark HumorBased On True StoryNonlinear TimelineU.S. MilitaryPrisoner Of WarU.S. ArmyRescue MissionFriendshipBlockbuster
Description:Dangal is an extraordinary true story based on the life of Mahavir Singh and his two daughters, Geeta and Babita Phogat. The film traces the inspirational journey of a father who trains his daughters to become world class wrestlers.
Description:Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members...
Description:This compelling drama tells the remarkable true story of slain human rights activist Shahid Azmi, who became a powerful voice against the intercommunal violence that has engulfed Mumbai since the early 1990s.
Description:Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt to save their lives.
, Don Cheadle
, Desmond Dube
, Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Tags:War CrimeViolenceBased On True StoryFamily RelationshipsRacismMotivationalGood Versus EvilCompassionMissing Person
Description:A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.
, Maksim Munzuk
, Mikhail Bychkov
, Vladimir Khrulev
Tags:Based On BookSurvivalBased On True StoryFirst Person NarrationFriendship
Languages:French | German | English | Greek | Latin
Description:A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.
Description:A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to revitalize his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control media circus.
, Jan Sterling
, Robert Arthur
, Porter Hall
Tags:National Film RegistryBased On True StoryFamily RelationshipsSatireTrappedPolitics
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:The true story of how The Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Description:In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead, raped and tied and gagged with her underwear. Detective Park Doo-Man and Detective Cho...
, Sang-kyung Kim
, Roe-ha Kim
, Jae-ho Song
Tags:ViolenceDark HumorBased On True StoryBased On PlayTrue CrimeSerial KillerMurder Suspect
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:During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.
, Simon Yam
, Lynn Hung
, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi
Tags:ViolenceTough GuyWorld War TwoAction HeroOne Against ManyFamily RelationshipsRacismMixed Martial ArtsBetrayalGood Versus EvilFriendshipCompassionVoice Over NarrationJapaneseBlockbuster
Description:Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend. These were later transformed into a best-selling book and the movie ...
, Ji-hyun Jun
, In-mun Kim
, Wok-suk Song
Description:A young boy, in an effort to have a normal childhood in 1980's El Salvador, is caught up in a dramatic fight for his life as he desperately tries to avoid the war which is raging all around him
, Leonor Varela
, Gustavo Muñoz
, José María Yazpik
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
Countries:Argentina| USA| Chile| Peru| Brazil| UK| Germany| France
Languages:Quechua | Mapudungun | Spanish
Description:"The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early 1950s.
Stars:Gael García Bernal
, Rodrigo De la Serna
, Mía Maestro
, Mercedes Morán
Tags:Based On BookSelf DiscoveryFriendshipRoad MovieRoad Trip
Description:The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living.
Description:Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his neighborhood - for a beautiful black girl.
Director:Robert De Niro
Stars:Robert De Niro
, Chazz Palminteri
, Lillo Brancato
, Francis Capra
Tags:Coming Of AgeGeneration GapViolenceGangsterBased On True StoryRacismBased On PlayFriendship
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:Based on actual events that took place at Gwangju Inhwa School for the hearing-impaired, where young deaf students were the victims of repeated sexual assaults by faculty members over a period of five years in the early 2000s.
, Yu-mi Jeong
, Hyeon-soo Kim
, Ji-yeong Kim
Tags:CourtroomBased On True StoryBased On NovelChristmasRevengeBetrayal