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: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
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
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:Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
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: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:The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
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 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:WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to win the Congressional Medal of Honor.
, Richard Pyros
, Jacob Warner
, Milo Gibson
Tags:ViolenceWorld War TwoBased On True StoryPrisoner Of WarCourt MartialJapanese Military
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: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:As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw, a young man captured for sacrifice, flees to avoid his fate.
, Dalia Hernández
, Jonathan Brewer
, Morris Birdyellowhead
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
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: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: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:Wounded Civil War soldier John Dunbar tries to commit suicide -- and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.
, Mary McDonnell
, Graham Greene
, Rodney A. Grant
Tags:Self DiscoveryViolenceTough GuyBased On NovelPrisoner Of WarCowboyTough GirlFriendshipVoice Over NarrationBlockbuster
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
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: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: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.
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.