Biography, Drama, History: A German businessman finds his humanity when he shelters Jews during World War II. Courage takes many forms.
Biography, Crime, Drama: As far back as he could remember, he always wanted to be a gangster. But the wiseguy life comes at a steep price.
Biography, Crime, Drama: Martin Scorsese's unforgettable film of Nicholas Pileggi's true-crime best seller Wiseguy is presented here in a stunning new remaster from a 4k scan of the original camera negative, supervised by Martin Scorsese. Arresting performances from an all-star cast led by Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro and Lorraine Bracco drive this brutal yet darkly funny narrative of life in the mob. Nominated for six Oscars®, with a win for Joe Pesci*, and named one of the AFI's top 100 American movies, this instant classic would forever change the rules for gangster films to come.
Biography, Documentary, Drama
Biography, Drama: A struggling actor Anandan (Mohanlal) is befriended by up and coming grassroots leader and scriptwriter Tamilselvan (Prakashraj). As Anandan grows in popularity, he becomes an important tool for the Tamilselvan and his party in wooing the public. After the death of the party leader Annadurai (Nasser), both protagonists find themselves in candidacy for the top spot, the schism is inevitable.
Biography, Drama, History: Nadigaiyar Thilagam is a film about the rise of the first female south-Indian superstar 'Savitri'. Her story is a heart wrenching romantic tragedy for the ages.The film tells a story of the Mahanati; her life, journey to fame, and the dramatic downfall. Keerthy Suresh, elegantly brought Savitri to life, and Gemini Ganesan, played by Dulquer Salman, makes this film a pleasure to watch.
Biography, Drama, Music: A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.
Biography, Drama: They call him Pocket Hercules. But his strength holds more than just weight — it will lift his people to the world stage.
Action, Adventure, Biography: Two-time Oscar® winner Anthony Quinn stars as Omar Mukhtar, the brilliant Bedouin leader who waged a 20-year guerilla war against the invading Italian tank armies led by General Rodolfo ‘The Butcher’’ Graziani (Oliver Reed of Gladiator) and increasingly furious Facist dictator Benito Mussolini (Academy Award® winner Rod Steiger). Oscar® winner John Gielgud co-stars with a cast of thousands in this action-packed epic produced and directed by Moustapha Akkad (The Message) that remains one of the most provocative historical dramas of our time.
Biography, Drama, History: OSCAR WINNER: Best Picture Best Director Best Actor - F. Murray Abraham Best Screenplay (Adaptation) Best Art Direction Best Costume Design Best Makeup Best Sound 1984's Amadeus was not only a gripping human drama and sumptuous period epic that celebrated the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, but it was also a box-office hit that managed to garner eight Academy Awards (out of an astounding 11 nominations). This marvelous film portrays the rivalry between the genius Mozart (Tom Hulce) and the jealous court composer (F.Murray Abraham in his Oscar-winning role) who may have ruined Mozart's career and shortened his life.
Action, Adventure, Biography: David Lean's splendid biography of the enigmatic T. E. Lawrence paints a complex portrait of the desert-loving Englishman who united Arab tribes in a battle against the Ottoman Turks during World War I.
Action, Adventure, Biography: Love made him a leader. Freedom gave him purpose. And courage made him a legend. But not without a price.
Biography, Drama: Golden Globe(R)-winning actress Claire Danes shines in this fact-based story of an autistic woman who became an unlikely hero to America's cattle industry--and to autistic people everywhere.
Biography, Drama: Something the Lord Made is a 2004 American made-for-television biographical drama film about the black cardiac pioneer Vivien Thomas (1910–1985) and his complex and volatile partnership with white surgeon Alfred Blalock (1899–1964), the "Blue Baby doctor" who pioneered modern heart surgery. Based on the National Magazine Award-winning Washingtonian magazine article "Like Something the Lord Made" by Katie McCabe, the film was directed by Joseph Sargent and written by Peter Silverman and Robert Caswell.
Biography, Drama, Romance: A brilliant mathematician suffers from schizophrenic hallucinations. Will he crack up, or crack the code?
Biography, Drama: RAGING BULL is director Martin Scorsese's lacerating film biography of middleweight boxing champion Jake La Motta, who was known during his brief reign as 'The Bronx Bull.' La Motta (played with extraordinary brilliance by Robert De Niro) had early lessons in life: to steal and to fight. His aggression in the ring was a means of combating deep-seated anxieties and emotional fears. This determination and rage turned him from a young hoodlum into a champion. But his drive for the title, his brutality outside of the ring and his almost-psychotic sexual jealousy will destroy his marriage to Vickie (Cathy Moriarty) and his deepest friendships. After Vickie leaves him, a final violent confrontation with his patient, supportive brother and manager, Joey (Joe Pesci) -and the loss of his title, La Motta begins a downward slide.
Biography, Comedy, Crime: Revered filmmaker Martin Scorsese directs the true story of New York stockbroker Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio). From the American dream to corporate greed, Belfort goes from penny stocks and righteousness to IPOs and a life of corruption in the late 80s. Excess success and affluence in his early twenties as founder of the brokerage firm Stratton Oakmont warranted Belfort the title – “The Wolf of Wall Street.” Money. Power. Women. Drugs. Temptations were for the taking and the threat of authority was irrelevant. For Jordan and his wolf pack, modesty was quickly deemed overrated and more was never enough.
Biography, Crime, Drama: Shahid traces the true story of slain human rights activist and lawyer Shahid Azmi. From attempting to become a terrorist to being wrongly imprisoned under a draconian anti-terrorism law to becoming a criminal lawyer Shahid traces the inspiring personal journey of a boy who became an unlikely messiah for human rights while following the rise of communal violence in India. This story of an impoverished Muslim struggling to come to terms with injustice, inequality and rising above his circumstances is an inspiring testament to the human spirit.
Biography, Crime, Drama: The cops have two bodies, but even three investigations can't give them a clue. Who's going to take the heat?
Biography, Drama, History: Berlin, 1945. Allies are marching. Nazis are fleeing. And Hitler is locked in a bunker, refusing to face the music.
Biography, Comedy, Drama: His talent is taking him into hostile territory. His driver could use some direction. How far can their differences go?
Biography, Drama, History: He risked his life to save hundreds of others. It's true. It's horrific. And it happened in our lifetime.
Biography, Drama, History: The sufferings of a martyr, Jeanne D'Arc (1412-1431). Jeanne appears in court where Cauchon questions her and d'Estivet spits on her. She predicts her rescue, is taken to her cell, and judges forge evidence against her. In her cell, priests interrogate her and judges deny her the Mass. Threatened first in a torture chamber and then offered communion if she will recant, she refuses. At a cemetery, in front of a crowd, a priest and supporters urge her to recant; she does, and Cauchon announces her sentence. In her cell, she explains her change of mind and receives communion. In the courtyard at Rouen castle, she burns at the stake; the soldiers turn on the protesting crowd.
Biography, Drama: Academy Awards went to Best Actress Anne Bancroft and Best Supporting Actress Patty Duke for their moving portrayals of Annie Sullivan and her remarkable blind and deaf pupil, Helen Keller.