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Caravaggio (1986)

Caravaggio (1986)

Caravaggio (1986)
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As influential Italian artist Caravaggio dies in exile in 1610, he recalls his short life, from his childhood to his initial artistic failures to his later triumphs as he catches…

Genre: Drama, History
The Convent (2019)

The Convent (2019)

The Convent (2019)
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During the 17th century, a young woman is saved from execution and led to a priory to repent her sins but discovers a greater evil lies within.

Genre: History, Horror
Tesla (2020)

Tesla (2020)

Tesla (2020)
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The story of the Promethean struggles of Nikola Tesla, as he attempts to transcend entrenched technology—including his own previous work—by pioneering a system of wireless energy that would change the…

Genre: Drama, History
Final Portrait (2017)

Final Portrait (2017)

Final Portrait (2017)
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Paris, 1964. The Swiss sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti, one of the most accomplished and respected artists of his generation, asks his friend, the American writer James Lord, to sit…

Genre: Drama, History
Anna Göldin, letzte Hexe (1991)

Anna Göldin, letzte Hexe (1991)

Anna Göldin, letzte Hexe (1991)
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A native of Sennwald, Anna Göldi arrived in Glarus in 1765. For seventeen years, she worked as a maidservant for Johann Jakob Tschudi, a physician. Tschudi reported her for having…

Genre: Drama, History
The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)
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129

What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest—including…

Queen Christina (1934)

Queen Christina (1934)

Queen Christina (1934)
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Queen Christina of Sweden is a popular monarch who is loyal to her country. However, when she falls in love with a Spanish envoy, she must choose between the throne…

Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1989)

Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1989)

Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1989)
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On the eve of 1987’s Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, surviving families and friends of people who have died of AIDS prepare panels to be…

The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)
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Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym (“Ernest”) on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which…

Copenhagen (2002)

Copenhagen (2002)

Copenhagen (2002)
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117

No one knows for sure what transpired when German physicist Werner Heisenberg met with his Jewish Danish counterpart, Niels Bohr, in Copenhagen — the event became the stuff of modern…

Propaganda (1999)

Propaganda (1999)

Propaganda (1999)
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120

Based on a true story set in 1948, customs officer Mehti is faced with the duty of formally setting up the border between Turkey and Syria, dividing his hometown. He…

The Frozen North (2006)

The Frozen North (2006)

The Frozen North (2006)
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For more than 30 years a man by the name of Dick Proenneke lived alone in the Alaskan Bush. His only neighbors were the wolves and grizzly bears and his…

Ghetto (2006)

Ghetto (2006)

Ghetto (2006)
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In 1942, in Vilna, the Nazi annihilate 55,000 Jews and squeeze the 15,000 survivors in a seven blocks ghetto. The twenty-two year old sadistic commander Kittel is assigned to administrate…

Genre: History, War
Zulu Dawn (1979)

Zulu Dawn (1979)

Zulu Dawn (1979)
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117

In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership.

Zulu Dawn (1979)

Zulu Dawn (1979)

Zulu Dawn (1979)
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117

In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership.

The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975)

The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975)

The Count of Monte-Cristo (1975)
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119

A TV adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his…

Soekarno (2013)

Soekarno (2013)

Soekarno (2013)
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137

This biographical drama about Indonesia’s first president recounts his nationalist crusade to seize independence from Dutch colonial rule.

Genre: Drama, History
Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis (2018)

Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis (2018)

Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis (2018)
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This documentary looks at the factors that led to the 2008 financial crisis and the efforts made by then Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President…

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (2018)

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (2018)

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero (2018)
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The true story of the most decorated dog in American military history — Sgt. Stubby — and the enduring bonds he forged with his brothers-in-arms in the trenches of World…

Oslo (2021)

Oslo (2021)

Oslo (2021)
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118

The true story of negotiations between implacable enemies — the secret back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics of a small but committed group of Israelis, Palestinians and one Norwegian…

Zulu Dawn (1979)

Zulu Dawn (1979)

Zulu Dawn (1979)
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117

In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership.

Vikings: Journey to New Worlds (2004)

Vikings: Journey to New Worlds (2004)

Vikings: Journey to New Worlds (2004)
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Filmmaker Marc Fafard examines the historical and cultural significance of the seafaring Vikings.

The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy (2011)

The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy (2011)

The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy (2011)
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In 1870s Texas, a ruthless bounty hunter and an Irish desperado flee the law with a young criminal claiming to possess a treasure more valuable than gold. Crossing paths with…

Full Out (2015)

Full Out (2015)

Full Out (2015)
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94

Based on the true life story of California gymnast Ariana Berlin. As she zoned in on her Olympic goals, 14 year old Ariana Berlin’s life took a sharp turn when…

Genre: Drama, Family, History
The Throne (2015)

The Throne (2015)

The Throne (2015)
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Ancient Korea, July 4, 1762. The Crown Prince Hyojang, posthumously named Sado, son of King Yeongjo of Joseon, is accused of treason. Thus, the king asks him to commit suicide,…

Genre: Drama, History
Invincible (2006)

Invincible (2006)

Invincible (2006)
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Inspired by the true story of Vince Papale, a man with nothing to lose who ignored the staggering odds and made his dream come true. When the coach of Papale’s…

Genre: Drama, History
Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) (2010)

Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) (2010)

Not the Messiah (He's a Very Naughty Boy) (2010)
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Not The Messiah (He’s a Very Naughty Boy) is a comic oratorio based on Monty Python’s Life of Brian, which retells the tragic tale of Mandy, impregnated by a Roman…

Genre: Comedy, History, Music
The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
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118

In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family’s fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.

Genre: Drama, History
Sharpe's Waterloo (1997)

Sharpe's Waterloo (1997)

Sharpe's Waterloo (1997)
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Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, “Sharpe’s Waterloo” brings maverick British officer Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe to his last fight against the French, in June of 1815.

The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)

The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)

The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015)
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It is the late 1950s. Flourishing under the economic miracle, Germany grows increasingly apathetic about confronting the horrors of its recent past. Nevertheless, Fritz Bauer doggedly devotes his energies to…

Genre: Drama, History
Sharpe's Rifles (1993)

Sharpe's Rifles (1993)

Sharpe's Rifles (1993)
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During the Peninsular War in Spain against the French, Sergeant Richard Sharpe saves the life of Arthur Wellesley, the future Duke of Wellington and is promoted to Lieutenant. In order…

Redeeming Love (2022)

Redeeming Love (2022)

Redeeming Love (2022)
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134

A retelling of the biblical book of Hosea set against the backdrop of the California Gold Rush of 1850.

Missing (1982)

Missing (1982)

Missing (1982)
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122

Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son after a right-wing military…

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)
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129

What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest—including…

Invincible (2006)

Invincible (2006)

Invincible (2006)
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105

Inspired by the true story of Vince Papale, a man with nothing to lose who ignored the staggering odds and made his dream come true. When the coach of Papale’s…

Genre: Drama, History
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)

Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)

Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004)
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121

A documentary on the Z Channel, one of the first pay cable stations in the US, and its programming chief, Jerry Harvey. Debuting in 1974, the LA-based channel’s eclectic slate…

Elvis (2022)

Elvis (2022)

Elvis (2022)
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The life story of Elvis Presley as seen through the complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

Genre: Drama, History, Music
Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
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In 1931, three Aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff, and set off on a trek across the Outback.

Hornblower: Duty (2003)

Hornblower: Duty (2003)

Hornblower: Duty (2003)
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The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester’s classic maritime adventures – the story of one young man’s struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop…

Boycott (2001)

Boycott (2001)

Boycott (2001)
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118

This made-for-TV movie dramatizes the historic boycott of public buses in the 1950s, led by civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.