Drama

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7488.Jacobs Ladder

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Genre: Drama | Horror | Mystery | Thriller
Directed by: David M. Rosenthal
Starring: Jesse Williams , Joseph Sikora , Michael Ealy , Nicole Beharie

Plot: After returning home from the Vietnam War, veteran Jacob Singer struggles to maintain his sanity. Plagued by hallucinations and flashbacks, Singer rapidly falls apart as the world and people around him morph and twist into disturbing images. A remake of the 1990 thriller starring Tim Robbins.

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7485.The Tomorrow Man

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Genre: Drama | Romance
Directed by: Noble Jones
Starring: John Lithgow , Blythe Danner , Derek Cecil , Katie Aselton

Plot: Ed Hemsler spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come. Ronnie Meisner spends her life shopping for things she may never use. In a small town somewhere in America, these two people will try to find love while trying not to get lost in each other’s stuff.

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7483.Canal Street

CANALSTREET
Genre: Drama | Thriller
Directed by: Rhyan LaMarr
Starring: Michael Beach , Lance Reddick , Jon Seda , Mykelti Williamson

Plot: After being arrested for the murder of a white classmate, a young black man’s father fights in court for his son’s vindication. Against all odds, they embrace their undying trust in each other and find faith in God.

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7404.Rocketman (100%)

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Genre: Biography | Drama | Music | Musical
Directed by: Dexter Fletcher
Starring: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden

Plot: A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.

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7481.The Lion King (98%)

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Genre: Animation | Adventure | Drama | Family | Musical
Directed by: Jon Favreau
Starring: Donald Glover , Beyoncé , Seth Rogen , Chiwetel Ejiofor

Plot: After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.

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7480.Already Gone

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Genre: Drama
Directed by: Christopher Kenneally
Starring: Seann William Scott , Shiloh Fernandez , Raquel Castro , Justine Skye

Plot: A lonely teenager runs away from home, bringing his abusive stepfather’s girlfriend with him.

DRIVEN

7479.Driven

DRIVEN
Genre: Biography | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: Nick Hamm
Starring: Erin Moriarty , Lee Pace , Judy Greer , Jason Sudeikis

Plot: After he’s busted for smuggling coke on his plane, Jim Hoffman has a chance to start over in a lush, affluent suburb of San Diego. Jim and his wife, Ellen are surprised to find maverick auto mogul John DeLorean lives in a glamorous house down the street. Soon an unexpected friendship forms between the two men, just as John’s new venture–the DeLorean Motor Company–is taking off. But with the FBI pushing Jim to inform on his flashy former dealer, Morgan Hetrick and John’s financing falling through the cracks, things are far from idyllic…and about to take a dark turn. Based on the real events that would become the celebrity scandal of it’s generation.

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7477.The Last Black Man in San Francisco

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Genre: Drama
Directed by: Joe Talbot
Starring: Jimmie Fails , Jonathan Majors , Danny Glover , Tichina Arnold

Plot: A young man searches for home in the changing city that seems to have left him behind.

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7368.Brightburn (100%)

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Genre: Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Directed by: David Yarovesky
Starring: Elizabeth Banks, Jackson A. Dunn, David Denman

Plot: What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?

TSIAAS

7473.The Sun Is Also a Star

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Genre: Drama | Romance
Directed by: Ry Russo-Young
Starring: Yara Shahidi , Anais Lee , Charles Melton , John Leguizamo

Plot: Natasha is a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. She is not the type of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when her family is twelve hours away from being deported. Falling in love with him will not be her story. Daniel has always been the good son, the good student, living up to his parents’ high expectations. Never a poet. Or a dreamer. But when he sees her, he forgets all that. Something about Natasha makes him think that fate has something much more extraordinary in store – for both of them. Every moment has brought them to this single moment. A million futures lie before them. Which one will come true?

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7472.The Iron Orchard

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Genre: Drama | History | Romance
Directed by: Ty Roberts
Starring: Austin Nichols , Lew Temple , Ali Cobrin , Hassie Harrison

Plot: “The Iron Orchard” is the story of Jim McNeely, a young man thrust into the vibrant and brutal West Texas oilfields in 1939, who works his way through the ranks to ultimately become a formidable wildcatter.

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7471.A Dogs Journey

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Genre: Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Family | Fantasy
Directed by: Gail Mancuso
Starring: Josh Gad , Dennis Quaid , Kathryn Prescott , Marg Helgenberger

Plot: A dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets.

TMOU

7470.The Mountain

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Genre: Drama
Directed by: Rick Alverson
Starring: Tye Sheridan , Jeff Goldblum , Hannah Gross , Denis Lavant

Plot: A motherless and emotionally remote young man unexpectedly loses his father. After a chance encounter with a renowned lobotomist that knew his mother, he is recruited by the doctor to document the practice as it begins to fall out of favor.

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7466.A Score to Settle

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Genre: Action | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: Shawn Ku
Starring: Nicolas Cage , Benjamin Bratt , Noah Le Gros , Mohamed Karim

Plot: An ex-enforcer for a local crime syndicate has vowed to enact retribution on his mob bosses after 22 years of wrongful imprisonment. The only thing diverting his violent plans is a new found relationship to his beloved son.

TRSDR

7464.The Red Sea Diving Resort

TRSDR
Genre: Drama | History | Thriller
Directed by: Gideon Raff
Starring: Chris Evans , Haley Bennett , Alona Tal , Michiel Huisman

Plot: Inspired by remarkable true life rescue missions, this is the incredible story of a group of Mossad agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday retreat in Sudan as a front to smuggle thousands of refugees to Israel. The undercover team carrying out this mission is led by the charismatic Ari Kidron and courageous local Kabede Bimro.

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7463.Trial by Fire

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Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Edward Zwick
Starring: Laura Dern , Jack O’Connell , Emily Meade , Jade Pettyjohn

Plot: The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed.

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7459.Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (98%)

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Genre: Comedy | Drama
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio , Brad Pitt , Margot Robbie , Maya Hawke

Plot: Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.

SKIN

7456.Skin

SKIN
Genre: Biography | Crime | Drama
Directed by: Guy Nattiv
Starring: Jamie Bell , Danielle Macdonald , Daniel Henshall , Bill Camp

Plot: Based on the 2012 MSNBC documentary, Bryon Widner was one of the FBI’s most sought after white supremacists. Covered in racist tattoos from head to toe that he earned performing hate crimes, he conducts a destructive life and is headed down the path of no return. When he meets Julie and her three young daughters from previous relationships, the responsibilities of fatherhood give him the desire to leave the movement behind. He endures death threats and harassment from his old gang while attempting to turn his life around. With the help of the FBI and SPLC, he undergoes 25 brutal tattoo removal surgeries in exchange for decoding the tattoos covering his body, which culminates in the arrest and conviction of his former gang.

TOLKEIN

7455.Tolkien

TOLKEIN
Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Dome Karukoski
Starring: Lily Collins, Nicholas Hoult, Laura Donnelly

Plot: Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels.

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7453.Into the Ashes

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Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Directed by: Aaron Harvey
Starring: Frank Grillo , Luke Grimes , Marguerite Moreau , James Badge Dale

Plot: With an honest job and a loving wife, Nick Brenner believed he had safely escaped his violent, criminal history. But his old crew hasn’t forgotten about him or the money he stole, and when they take what Nick now values the most – his wife – he has nothing left to lose. Confronted by the town sheriff, who is also his father-in-law, Nick must decide if he will stay on his new path or indulge in his need for revenge and force his enemies to pay for what they have done.

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7448.Poms

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Genre: Comedy | Drama
Directed by: Zara Hayes
Starring: Diane Keaton , Jacki Weaver , Celia Weston , Alisha Boe

Plot: POMS is a comedy about a group of women who form a cheer leading squad at their retirement community, proving that you’re never too old to ‘bring it!’

TITD

7426.The Intruder (100%)

TITD
Genre: Drama , Horror , Mystery , Thriller
Directed by: Deon Taylor
Starring: Dennis Quaid , Meagan Good , Michael Ealy , Joseph Sikora

Plot: A young married couple buy a beautiful house on several acres of land only to find out that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property.

LYST

7446.Lying and Stealing

LYST
Genre: Crime | Drama
Directed by: Matt Aselton
Starring: Aris Alvarado , Fernanda Andrade , Tim Bader , Joe Bucaro III

Plot: Ivan “Theo James” is a gifted and discerning art thief who wants out. Elyse “Emily Ratajkowski” is an aspiring actress whose own past transgressions in Hollywood haunt her, as well as a mountain of debt.These two outsiders are drawn to each other.

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7442.Sometimes Always Never

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Genre: Comedy | Drama | Mystery
Directed by: Carl Hunter
Starring: Bill Nighy, Sam Riley, Alice Lowe

Plot: Alan is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp as his suits. He has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who stormed out over a game of scrabble. With a body to identify and his family torn apart, Alan must repair the relationship with his youngest son Peter and solve the mystery of an online player who he thinks could be Michael, so he can finally move on and reunite his family.

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7437.The Public

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Genre: Drama
Directed by: Emilio Estevez
Starring: Alec Baldwin , Taylor Schilling , Emilio Estevez , Jena Malone

Plot: In “the public” an unusually bitter Arctic blast has made its way to downtown Cincinnati and the front doors of the public library where the action of the film takes place. The story revolves around the library patrons, many of whom are homeless, mentally ill and marginalized, as well as an exhausted and overwhelmed staff of librarians who often build emotional connections and a sense of obligation to care for those regular patrons. At odds with library officials over how to handle the extreme weather event, the Patrons turn the building into a homeless shelter for the night by staging an “Occupy” sit in. What begins as an act of civil disobedience becomes a stand off with police and a rush-to-judgment media constantly speculating about what’s really happening. This David versus Goliath story tackles some of our nation’s most challenging issues, homelessness and mental illness and sets the drama inside one of the last bastions of democracy-in-action: your public library.

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7436.Donnybrook

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Genre: Drama
Directed by: Tim Sutton
Starring: Michael Agee , Adam Bartley , Jamie Bell , Chris Browning

Plot: Two men prepare to compete in a legendary bare-knuckle fight where the winner gets a $100,000 prize.

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7435.Teen Spirit

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Genre: Drama | Music
Directed by: Max Minghella
Starring: Elle Fanning , Agnieszka Grochowska , Archie Madekwe , Zlatko Buric

Plot: Violet is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition. Driven by a pop-fueled soundtrack, Teen Spirit is a visceral and stylish spin on the Cinderella story.

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7434.Ophelia

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Genre: Drama | Romance
Directed by: Claire McCarthy
Starring: Daisy Ridley , Naomi Watts , Clive Owen , Tom Felton

Plot: A re-imagining of Hamlet, told from Ophelia’s perspective.

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7433.Breakthrough

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Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Roxann Dawson
Starring: Topher Grace , Josh Lucas , Mike Colter , Chrissy Metz

Plot: When he was 14, Smith drowned in Lake Saint Louis and was dead for nearly an hour. According to reports at the time, CPR was performed 27 minutes to no avail. Then the youth’s mother, Joyce Smith, entered the room, praying loudly. Suddenly, there was a pulse, and Smith came around.

BEATS

7432.Beats

BEATS
Genre: Drama
Directed by: Chris Robinson
Starring: Paul Walter Hauser , Anthony Anderson , Uzo Aduba , Emayatzy Corinealdi

Plot: In this coming-of-age drama, a reclusive teenage musical prodigy (Khalil Everage) forms an unlikely friendship with a down-on-his-luck high school security guard (Anthony Anderson). United by their mutual love of hip hop, they try to free each other from the demons of their past and break into the city’s music scene. Directed by Chris Robinson (ATL, “The New Edition Story”), BEATS features Everage in his feature film debut and co-stars Uzo Aduba and Emayatzy Corinealdi. BEATS is the ultimate ode to Chicago’s South Side, and its long history of creating music that forms the city’s beating heart.