History

Hunger
7.6

Hunger

May. 15, 2008

Hunger

The story of Bobby Sands, the IRA member who led the 1981 hunger strike in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It ...
Milk
7.6

Milk

Nov. 26, 2008

Milk

The true story of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man ever elected to public office. In San Francisco in the late 1970s, Harvey Milk becomes an ...
Ip Man
8.0

Ip Man

Dec. 12, 2008

Ip Man

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events ...
Charlie Wilson’s War
7.1

Charlie Wilson’s War

The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson’s covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with ...
Joyeux Noël
7.8

Joyeux Noël

Nov. 09, 2005

Joyeux Noël

In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of ...
The Great Raid
6.7

The Great Raid

Aug. 12, 2005

The Great Raid

As World War II rages, the elite Sixth Ranger Battalion is given a mission of heroic proportions: push 30 miles behind enemy lines and liberate ...
Rabbit-Proof Fence
7.5

Rabbit-Proof Fence

Feb. 04, 2002

Rabbit-Proof Fence

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.
Legionnaire
5.4

Legionnaire

Dec. 03, 1998

Legionnaire

Alain Lefevre is a boxer paid by a Marseille mobster to take a dive. When he wins the fight he attempts to flee to America with the ...
Wilde
6.9

Wilde

Sep. 01, 1997

Wilde

The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous ...
Rob Roy
6.9

Rob Roy

Apr. 13, 1995

Rob Roy

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to ...
Quiz Show
7.5

Quiz Show

Aug. 25, 1994

Quiz Show

Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Malcolm X
7.7

Malcolm X

Nov. 18, 1992

Malcolm X

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the ...
JFK
8.0

JFK

Dec. 20, 1991

JFK

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there’s more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Hamlet

Hamlet

Dec. 19, 1990

Hamlet

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Eight Men Out
7.3

Eight Men Out

Sep. 02, 1988

Eight Men Out

The great Chicago White Sox team of 1919 is the saddest team to ever win a pennent. The team is bitter at their penny pincher owner, Charles ...
The Untouchables
7.9

The Untouchables

Jun. 03, 1987

The Untouchables

Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it’s not going to be easy because Capone ...
Empire of the Sun
7.8

Empire of the Sun

Dec. 09, 1987

Empire of the Sun

Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is ...
The Last Emperor
7.8

The Last Emperor

Oct. 21, 1987

The Last Emperor

A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship ...
Salvador
7.5

Salvador

Apr. 23, 1986

Salvador

A second rated journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.
The Mission
7.5

The Mission

Sep. 29, 1986

The Mission

When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave ...