Summer in February (2013)

The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Mo...

IMDB: 5.7

Director: Christopher Menaul

The Brawler (2019)

In 1975, a Bayonne, New Jersey underdog boxer gets a shot to fight the champ.

IMDB: 7.2

Director: Ken Kushner

Cesar Chavez (2014)

Chronicling the birth of a modern American movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a livi...

IMDB: 6.4

Director: Diego Luna

Bessie (2015)

The story of legendary blues performer Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.

IMDB: 6.6

Director: Dee Rees

Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018)

When the war ended, his battle began. Based on Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book, UNBROKEN: PATH TO REDEMPTION begins where Unbroken ends, sharing the next amazing chapter of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zampe...

IMDB: 5.5

Director: Harold Cronk

Henry & June (1990)

In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding her sexual horizons with her husband Hugo as well as with Henry and others. June shuttles between Paris and New...

IMDB: 6.3

Director: Philip Kaufman

The Last Station (2009)

The Countess Sofya, wife and muse to Leo Tolstoy, uses every trick of seduction on her husband's loyal disciple, whom she believes was the person responsible for Tolstoy signing a new will that leaves his work and proper...

IMDB: 7

Director: Michael Hoffman

Outlaw King (2018)

A true David v Goliath story of how the great 14th Century Scottish 'Outlaw King' Robert The Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat and repel the much larger and better equipped occupying English army.

IMDB: 7

Director: David Mackenzie

Gandhi (1982)

In 1893, Mohandas K. Gandhi is thrown off a South African train for being an Indian and traveling in a first class compartment. Gandhi realizes that the laws are biased against Indians and decides to start a non-violent...

IMDB: 8.1

Director: Richard Attenborough

Pope Francis: A Man of His Word (2018)

"Pope Francis - A Man of His Word" is intended to be a personal journey with Pope Francis, rather than a biographical documentary about him. The pope's ideas and his message are central to this documentary, which sets ou...

IMDB: 5.4

Director: Wim Wenders

My Darling Clementine (1946)

Wyatt Earp and his brothers Morgan and Virgil ride into Tombstone and leave brother James in charge of their cattle herd. On their return they find their cattle stolen and James dead. Wyatt takes on the job of town marsh...

IMDB: 7.8

Director: John Ford

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

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 entertaine...

IMDB: 8.4

Director: Bryan Singer

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

Western Australia, 1931. Government policy includes taking half-caste children from their Aboriginal mothers and sending them a thousand miles away to what amounts to indentured servitude, "to save them from themselves."...

IMDB: 7.5

Director: Phillip Noyce

Creation (2009)

What happens when a world-renowned scientist, crushed by the loss of his eldest daughter, formulates a theory in conflict with religious dogma? This is the story of Charles Darwin and his master-work "The Origin of Speci...

IMDB: 6.7

Director: Jon Amiel

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)

When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception. An adaptation of the memoir Can You Ever Forgive Me?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel.

IMDB: 6.8/10 from 152 Votes

Director: Marielle Heller

Beautiful Boy (2018)

Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addic...

IMDB: 7.2/10 from 471 Votes

Director: Felix Van Groeningen

BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan with the help of a white surrogate, who eventually becomes head of the local branch.

IMDB: 7.9/10 from 15,649 Votes

Director: Spike Lee

First Man (2018)

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

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Director: Damien Chazelle

The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

In 1843, the celebrated British novelist, Charles Dickens, is at a low point in his career with three flops behind him and his family expenses piling up at home. Determined to recover, Dickens decides to write a Christma...

IMDB: 7.1

Director: Bharat Nalluri

Boys Don't Cry (1999)

Based on actual events. Brandon Teena is the popular new guy in a tiny Nebraska town. He hangs out with the guys, drinking, cussing, and bumper surfing, and he charms the young women, who've never met a more sensitive an...

IMDB: 7.6

Director: Kimberly Peirce

American Me (1992)

This epic depiction of thirty years of Chicano gang life in Los Angeles focuses on a teen named Santana who, with his friends Mundo and the Caucasian-but-acting-Hispanic J.D., form their own gang and are soon arrested fo...

IMDB: 7.2

Director: Edward James Olmos

Paterno (2018)

The film centers on Joe Paterno, who, after becoming the winningest coach in college football history, is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face ques...

IMDB: 7.1

Director: Barry Levinson

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)

Real life proves just as dramatic off-screen as it does on it for these two actors, the aging Hollywood superstar Gloria Grahame and her younger lover, Peter Turner. As their mismatched romance waxes and wanes over time,...

IMDB: 6.9

Director: Paul McGuigan

Chavela (2017)

Through its lyrical structure, Chavela will take viewers on an evocative, thought-provoking journey through the iconoclastic life of game-changing artist Chavela Vargas. Centered around never before-seen interview footag...

IMDB: 7.8

Director: Catherine Gund,Daresha Kyi

A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018)

In the 1970s and '80s, National Lampoon's success and influence creates a new media empire overseen in part by the brilliant and troubled Doug Kenney.

IMDB: 6.9

Director: David Wain

The Pirates of Somalia (2017)

In 2008, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur forms a half-baked plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men are, how they live, and the for...

IMDB: 6.9

Director: Bryan Buckley

The Big Short (2015)

Three separate but parallel stories of the U.S mortgage housing crisis of 2005 are told. Michael Burry, an eccentric ex-physician turned one-eyed Scion Capital hedge fund manager, has traded traditional office attire for...

IMDB: 7.8

Director: Adam McKay

Maudie (2017)

1930's rural Nova Scotia. Maud Dowley, who suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, smokes heavily to deal with the pain. Because of her unusual gait from the arthritis, she is often mistaken as a stupid, incapable woman, that...

IMDB: 7.7

Director: Aisling Walsh

The Pianist (2002)

In this adaptation of the autobiography "The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945," Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jewish radio station pianist, sees Warsaw change gradually as W...

IMDB: 8.5

Director: Roman Polanski

The Fighter (2010)

The Fighter is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer on the verge of being KO'd by...

IMDB: 7.8

Director: David O. Russell

All the President's Men (1976)

In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defens...

IMDB: 8

Director: Alan J. Pakula

The Theory of Everything (2014)

The Theory of Everything is the story of the most brilliant and celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, and Jane Wilde the arts student he fell in love with whilst studying at Cambridge in the 1960s. Little wa...

IMDB: 7.7

Director: James Marsh

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Jordan Belfort is a Long Island penny stockbroker who served 22 months in prison for defrauding investors in a massive 1990s securities scam that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking...

IMDB: 8.2

Director: Martin Scorsese

Public Enemies (2009)

This is the story of the last few years of the notorious bank robber John Dillinger. He loved what he did and could imagine little else that would make him happier. Living openly in 1930s Chicago, he had the run of the c...

IMDB: 7

Director: Michael Mann

Concussion (2015)

Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE...

IMDB: 7.1

Director: Peter Landesman

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

In 1987, five young men, using brutally honest rhymes and hardcore beats, put their frustration and anger about life in the most dangerous place in America into the most powerful weapon they had: their music. Taking us b...

IMDB: 7.9

Director: F. Gary Gray

American Sniper (2014)

Chris Kyle was nothing more than a Texan man who dreamed of becoming a cowboy, but in his thirties he found out that maybe his life needed something different, something where he could express his real talent, something...

IMDB: 7.3

Director: Clint Eastwood

Lone Survivor (2013)

Marcus Luttrell, a Navy Seal, and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. After running into mountain herders and capturing them, they were left with no ch...

IMDB: 7.5

Director: Peter Berg

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Dallas 1985. Electrician and sometimes rodeo bull rider Ron Woodroof lives hard, which includes heavy smoking, drinking, drug use (primarily cocaine) and casual sex. He is racist and homophobic. While in the hospital on...

IMDB: 8

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)

Musician Cat Power narrates this documentary on Janis Joplin's evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, family, and collaborators.

IMDB: 7.5

Director: Amy Berg