Drama

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7261.Mary Queen Of Scots

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Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Genre: Biography | Drama | History
Directed by: Josie Rourke
Starrings: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden

Plot: Mary Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Each young Queen beholds her “sister” in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both thrones – and change the course of history.

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7260.Jinn

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Genre: Drama
Directed by: Nijla Mumin (as Nijla Mu’min)
Starring: Simone Missick, Zoe Renee, Hisham Tawfiq

Plot: Summer is a 17-year old carefree black girl, whose world is turned upside down when her mother, a popular meteorologist named Jade Jennings, abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a different person, prompting Summer to reevaluate her identity.

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7168.Creed 2 (100%)

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Genre: Drama | Sport
Directed by: Steven Caple Jr.
Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson

Plot: Years after Adonis Creed made a name for himself under Rocky Balboa’s mentorship, the young boxer becomes the Heavyweight Champion of the World. While life is good with that victory and his marriage to Bianca, trouble comes to Philadelphia when Ivan Drago, the Russian boxer who killed Adonis’ father, Apollo, arrives with his son, Viktor, to challenge Adonis. Against Rocky’s advice, Adonis accepts the challenge without his mentor’s participation and pays the price in a punishing bout he wins only by a technicality. Now injured and demoralized, Adonis cannot bring himself to back into the game, leaving his spirit and title in jeopardy. Together, Adonis’ family and Rocky must find a way to rekindle Adonis’ fighting spirit to face the future in whatever choice he makes. Meanwhile, the Drago family have its own troubles trying to regain the respect in their homeland that they lost at Rocky’s hands as they wonder whether is it truly worth it.

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7256.Miss Bala (98%)

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Genre: Action | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke
Starrings: Gina Rodriguez, Thomas Dekker, Vivian Chan

Plot: Gloria finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength. Based on the Spanish-language film.

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7254.Cold Pursuit (98%)

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Genre: Action | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: Hans Petter Moland
Starrings: Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Micheál Richardson

Plot:Quiet family man and hard-working snowplow driver Nels is the lifeblood of a glitzy resort town in the Rocky Mountains because he is the one who keeps the winter roads clear. He and his wife live in a comfortable cabin away from the tourists. The town has just awarded him “Citizen of the Year.” But Nels has to leave his quiet mountain life when his son is murdered by a powerful drug lord. As a man who has nothing to lose he is stoked by a drive for vengeance. This unlikely hero uses his hunting skills and transforms from an ordinary man into a skilled killer as he sets out to dismantle the cartel. Nels’ actions ignite a turf war between a manically unpredictable gangster known as Viking and a rival gang boss. Justice is served in one final spectacular confrontation that will leave (almost) no one unscathed.

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7253.Destroyer

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe.
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
Directed by: Karyn Kusama
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany

Plot: Destroyer follows the moral and existential odyssey of LAPD detective Erin Bell who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerges many years later, she must work her way back through the remaining members and into her own history with them to finally reckon with the demons that destroyed her past.

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7251.The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot

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Genre: Adventure | Drama
Directed by: Robert D. Krzykowski
Starring: Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Ron Livingston

Plot: A legendary American war veteran is recruited to hunt a mythical creature.

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7246.Painkillers

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Genre: Drama
Directed by: Roxy Shih
Starring: Mischa Barton, Madeline Zima, Naomi Grossman

Plot: Plagued by guilt following the death of his son in a car crash, John Clarke Huss, a brilliant surgeon comes to realise that the only thing that can ease his pain is the taste of human blood.

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7242.The Front Runner

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Genre: Drama | History | Thriller
Directed by: Jason Reitman
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons

Plot: Gary Hart, a U.S. senator from Colorado, is the widely accepted front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. After losing the 1984 nomination to vice-president Walter Mondale, Hart decides to run for President of the United States. At one point during his campaign, against the will of his manager Bill Dixon, Hart challenges the press and public to “follow him around” while he’s not campaigning on weekends. This proves to be a mistake when in 1987, photos of him and journalist Donna Rice are published by Miami Herald Reporters. In a desperate attempt to clear his name, Hart tries to fix his reputation at a news event concerning the affair but to no avail. Because of the consequences of his actions, Hart is disgraced, berated by Dixon, and forced to drop out of the campaign while his wife Oletha remains to be close with him. Donna also announces that she has personally denied sleeping with the now former senator..

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7240.At Eternitys Gate

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Nominated for 1 Oscar.
Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Julian Schnabel
Starring: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac

Plot: During a self-imposed exile in Arles and Auvers-Sur-Oise, France, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh develops his unique, colorful style of painting. While grappling with religion, mental illness and a tumultuous friendship with French artist Paul Gauguin, van Gogh begins to focus on his relationship with eternity rather than the pain his art causes him in the present..

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7133.Nobodys Fool (100%)

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Genre: Comedy | Drama
Directed by: Tyler Perry
Starring: Tika Sumpter, Tiffany Haddish, Missi Pyle

Plot: A woman is released from prison and reunites with her sister. She soon discovers that her sister is in an online relationship with a man who may not be what he seems.

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7237.A Private War

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes.
Genre: Biography | Drama | War
Directed by: Matthew Heineman
Starring: Rosamund Pike, Tom Hollander, Jamie Dornan

Plot: In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. After being hit by a grenade in Sri Lanka, she wears a distinctive eye patch and is still as comfortable sipping martinis with London’s elite as she is confronting dictators. Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she’s witnessed takes its toll. Yet, her mission to show the true cost of war leads her — along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan) — to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.

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7236.Can You Ever Forgive Me

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Nominated for 3 Oscars.
Genre: Biography | Comedy | Crime | Drama
Directed by: Marielle Heller
Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells

Plot: Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) made her living in the 1970’s and 80’s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant). An adaptation of the memoir “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” relays the true story of the best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats).

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7126.A Star is Born (100%)

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Genre: Drama | Music | Romance
Directed by: Bradley Cooper
Starring: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott

Plot: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

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7234.If Beale Street Could Talk

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Nominated for 3 Oscars.
Genre: Crime | Drama | Romance
Directed by: Barry Jenkins
Starring: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King

Plot: Baldwin’s novel “follows Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first born child. It’s a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families, and their lives.”

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7233.Gosnell The Trial of Americas Biggest Serial Killer

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Genre: Crime | Drama
Directed by: Nick Searcy
Starring: Janine Turner, Michael Beach, Dean Cain

Plot: This police/court room drama is based on actual information on Dr. Kermit Gosnell (played by Earl Billings) who for decades ran a Philadelphia inner-city abortion clinic. In 2010, Philadelphia Police Detectives Wood (Dean Cain) and Stark (Alfonzo Rachel), with DEA and FBI agents, raid the clinic for evidence of illegal prescription drug sales. They are shocked by the clinic’s filthy conditions, bags of aborted fetuses in hallways, and fetal body parts stored in a refrigerator. Interviewing clinic workers, they learn: patients are given anesthesia by untrained assistants; one patient died on the operating table from an anesthesia overdose; abortions were performed on babies older than 24 weeks; and some babies were delivered alive, after which Dr. Gosnell cut their spinal cord with scissors. The detectives take the bagged bodies to the coroner and bring the situation to the attention of DA Dan Molinari (Michael Beach). An Assistant DA (Sara Jane Morris) agrees to prosecute the murder …

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7140.Widows (100%)

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Genre: Crime | Drama | Romance | Thriller
Directed by: Steve McQueen
Starring: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki

Plot: “Widows” is the story of four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities. Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, tensions build when Veronica (Viola Davis), Alice (Elizabeth Debicki), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez) and Belle (Cynthia Erivo) take their fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

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7232.The Seagull

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Genre: Drama
Directed by: Michael Mayer
Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Saoirse Ronan, Annette Bening

Plot: An aging actress named Irina Arkadina pays summer visits to her brother Pjotr Nikolayevich Sorin and her son Konstantin on a country estate. On one occasion, she brings Trigorin, a successful novelist, with her. Nina, a free and innocent girl on a neighboring estate, falls in love with Boris Trigorin. As Trigorin lightly consumes and rejects Nina, as the actress all her life has consumed and rejected her son, who loves Nina. The victims are destroyed while the sophisticates continue on their way.

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7107.The Hate U Give (100%)

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Genre: Crime | Drama
Directed by: George Tillman Jr.
Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby

Plot: Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds: the poor, mostly black, neighborhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.

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7231.IO

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Genre: Adventure | Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi
Directed by: Jonathan Helpert
Starring: Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie, Danny Huston

Plot: Sam (Margaret Qualley), one of the last survivors on a post-cataclysmic Earth, is a young scientist dedicated to finding a way for humans to adapt and survive, rather than abandon their world. But with the final shuttle scheduled to leave the planet for a distant colony, her determination to stay is rocked by the arrival of another survivor, Micah (Anthony Mackie). She must decide whether to journey with him to join the rest of humanity and begin life anew, or stay to fight for Earth’s survival.

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7230.Glass (98%)

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Genre: Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan
Starrings: Anya Taylor-Joy, James McAvoy, Sarah Paulson

Plot: Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities.

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7227.Boy Erased

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes.
Genre: Biography | Drama
Directed by: Joel Edgerton
Starring: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton

Plot: The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.

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7119.The Girl in the Spiders Web (100%)

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Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller
Directed by: Fede Alvarez
Starring: Claire Foy, Sylvia Hoeks, Lakeith Stanfield

Plot: Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.

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7223.The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

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Genre: Adventure | Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Starring: Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce, Stellan Skarsgård

Plot: Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth – a film that changed the hopes and dreams of a small Spanish village forever. Can Toby make amends and regain his humanity? Can Don Quixote survive his madness and imminent death? Or will love conquer all?

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7104.Bohemian Rhapsody (100%)

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Genre: Biography | Drama | Music
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Starring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee

Plot: Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound. They reach unparalleled success, but in an unexpected turn Freddie, surrounded by darker influences, shuns Queen in pursuit of his solo career. Having suffered greatly without the collaboration of Queen, Freddie manages to reunite with his bandmates just in time for Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.

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7220.King of Thieves

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Genre: Crime | Drama
Directed by: James Marsh
Starring: Michael Gambon, Michael Caine, Charlie Cox

Plot: Based on infamous true events, a famous thief, Brian Reader (Sir Michael Caine), pulls together a band of misfit criminals to plot the biggest bank heist in British history. The thieves manage to escape with allegedly over £200 million worth of stolen jewels and money. When police are called to the scene and the investigation starts, the cracks between the eccentric gang members begin to show as they row over how to share the goods and become increasingly distrustful of each other.

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7214.What They Had

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Genre: Drama
Directed by: Elizabeth Chomko
Starring: Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon, Robert Forster

Plot: Bridget returns home at her brother’s urging to deal with her ailing mother and her father’s reluctance to let go of their life together.

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7213.Where Hands Touch

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Genre: Drama | Romance | War
Directed by: Amma Asante
Starring: Abbie Cornish, Amandla Stenberg, George MacKay

Plot: Germany 1944: 15-year old Leyna (Amandla Stenberg), daughter of a white German mother and a black father, lives in fear due to the color of her skin. When she meets Lutz (George MacKay), the son of a prominent SS officer and a member of the Hitler Youth – mandatory for all Aryan boys since 1936 – the two fall helplessly in love, putting both their lives at risk. An original coming of age story through the eyes of a bi-racial teen as she witnesses the persecution of Jews and those deemed ‘non-pure’.

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7211.Time Freak

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Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi
Directed by: Andrew Bowler
Starring: Mark Blockovich, Mary Elizabeth Boylan, Asa Butterfield

Plot: Physics prodigy Stillman (Butterfield) is destined for great things, only to be derailed when his girlfriend, Debbie (Turner) suddenly dumps him. But Stillman isn’t beaten, he does what any heartbroken genius would do – he invents a time machine to get a second chance at love.

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7210.Vice

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Nominated for 6 Golden Globes.
Genre: Biography | Comedy | Drama | History
Directed by: Adam McKay
Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell

Plot: The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.