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: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: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:The true story of the "Flying Sikh" world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to become one of India's most iconic athletes.
Director:Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
, Sonam Kapoor
, Pavan Malhotra
, Art Malik
Description:A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
, Jonah Hill
, Margot Robbie
, Matthew McConaughey
Tags:Black ComedyBased On BookCourtroomCult FilmRise To PowerInvestigationBased On True StoryNonlinear TimelineBreaking The Fourth WallDrug AddictionSatireRise And FallRevengeBetrayalInsanityFirst Person NarrationFriendshipVoice Over Narration
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...
Languages:English | French | Latin | Scottish Gaelic
Description:Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, legendary Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.
, Sean Lawlor
, Sandy Nelson
, James Cosmo
Tags:ViolenceTough GuyBased On True StoryRevengeBetrayalMedieval TimesFriendshipPoliticsVoice Over NarrationBlockbuster
Languages:English | German | Dutch | Polish | Latin
Description:Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines. However, mismanagement and poor planning result in its failure.
, Marlies van Alcmaer
, Erik van 't Wout
, Wolfgang Preiss
Tags:War CrimeViolenceTough GuyWorld War TwoCult FilmBased On NovelBritish MilitaryU.S. ArmyMartial ArtsMixed Martial Arts
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
Languages:English | German | French | Hebrew | Arabic | Italian | Greek | Russian
Description:During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and execute those responsible for the attack.
, Daniel Craig
, Ciarán Hinds
, Mathieu Kassovitz
Tags:Based On BookViolenceWorld War TwoBased On True StoryCourt MartialFamily RelationshipsTragedyRevengeHitmanBetrayalPolitics
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:Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
, Robert Redford
, Klaus Maria Brandauer
, Michael Kitchen
Tags:Based On BookFemale ProtagonistWorld War OneBased On True StoryFriendshipVoice Over NarrationBlockbuster
Description:The Legend of Bhagat Singh is a 2002 Indian historical biographical film about Bhagat Singh, a freedom fighter who fought for Indian independence.It shows in detail how Singh came to develop his views on the British Raj and his struggle for Indian independence.
Description:As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
, Sally Field
, David Strathairn
, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Tags:Based On BookBased On True StoryCivil WarSlaveryPolitics
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: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:After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
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:When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
, Ewan McGregor
, Tom Sizemore
, Eric Bana
Tags:Based On BookViolenceU.S. MilitaryPrisoner Of WarCivil WarDisasterU.S. ArmyTragedyRescue MissionPoliticsVoice Over Narration
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
Description:Cinderella Man is the story of a boxer in the 1920’s who after his retirement has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state. The film is based on the true story of boxer Jim Braddock who was more famously known as Cinderella Man.
Description:During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.
, Domenick Lombardozzi
, Victor Verhaeghe
, Mark Fichera
Tags:Black ComedyBased On BookCourtroomBased On True StoryFamily RelationshipsPolitics