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Pirates of Silicon Valley 1999

This is a semi-humorous biographical film about the men who made the world of technology what it is today, their struggles during college, the founding of their companies, and the ingenious actions they took to build up the global corporate empires of Apple Computer Corporation and Microsoft Inc.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Noah Wyle,Joey Slotnick,J.G. Hertzler,Anthony Michael Hall

7.3 IMDB Rating 3,734 Views
The Stanford Prison Experiment 2015

Twenty-four male students out of seventy-five were selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in the basement of the Stanford psychology building.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Billy Crudup,Michael Angarano,Moises Arias,Nicholas Braun

6.9 IMDB Rating 5,164 Views
The Duchess 2008

Georgiana Spencer became Duchess of Devonshire on her marriage to the Duke in 1774, at the height of the Georgian period, a period of fashion, decadence, and political change. Spirited and adored by the public at large she quickly found her marriage to be a disappointment, defined by her duty to produce a male heir and the Duke's philandering and callous indifference to her. She befriends Lady Bess but finds she is once again betrayed by her husband who wields his power with the three eventually living uncomfortably together. Against this background, and with the pressures of an unfaithful husband, strict social pressures and constant public scrutiny, Georgiana falls passionately in love with Charles Grey, a rising young Whig politician. However, despite his ongoing liaison with Lady Bess, the Duke refuses to allow her to continue the affair and threatens to take her children from her.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Charlotte Rampling, Dominic Cooper

6.9 IMDB Rating 5,136 Views
The Damned United 2009

Taking over England's top football club Leeds United, previously successful manager Brian Clough's abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous manager Don Revie and how much he is missing right-hand man Peter Taylor who has loyally stayed with Brighton & Hove Albion.

Category: Biography, Drama, Sport

Stars: Colm Meaney,Henry Goodman,David Roper,Jimmy Reddington

7.6 IMDB Rating 2,450 Views
Freeheld 2015

New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Category: Biography, Drama, Romantic

Stars: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon, Steve Carell

6.6 IMDB Rating 2,931 Views
Grace of Monaco 2014

The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early 1960s.

Category: Biography, Drama, Romantic

Stars: Nicole Kidman,Tim Roth,Frank Langella,Paz Vega

5.7 IMDB Rating 3,790 Views
The Glass Castle 2017

A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire state, and her selfish, nonconformist mother who has no intention of raising a family, along with her younger brother and sister, and her other older sister. Together, they fend for each other as they mature in an unorthodox journey that is their family life

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Brie Larson,Woody Harrelson,Naomi Watts,Ella Anderson

7.1 IMDB Rating 4,125 Views
The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz 2014

The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz's help in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was Swartz's groundbreaking work in social justice and political organizing combined with his aggressive approach to information access that ensnared him in a two year legal nightmare. It was a battle that ended with the taking of his own life at the age of 26. Aaron's story touched a nerve with people far beyond the online communities in which he was a celebrity. This film is a personal story about what we lose when we are tone deaf about technology and its relationship to our civil liberties.

Category: Biography, Crime, Documentary

Stars: Tim Berners-Lee,Cindy Cohn,Gabriella Coleman,Cory Doctorow

8.1 IMDB Rating 2,215 Views
The Gamechangers 2015

In the late 1990s middle class British brothers Sam and Dan Houser and two friends, all video game enthusiasts, devise a violent new game Grand Theft Auto, set in a fictionalized America and appearing to reward a car thief for murdering anybody who gets in the way of his crimes. In Britain the Police Federation brands it as sick and contemptible whilst politician Hillary Clinton accuses it of "stealing the innocence of our children." Most vocal of its critics is crusading Florida lawyer Jack Thompson who, in the wake of an Alabama teen-ager going on a killing spree and blaming the game, attempts to get it banned, bringing a court action against the Housers and their company Rockstar Games, now based in San Diego. However Thompson's public denunciation of the game is instrumental in determining the outcome of the court case.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Bill Paxton,Daniel Radcliffe,Joe Dempsie,Ryan Gage

6.3 IMDB Rating 2,240 Views
Serpico 1973

An honest New York cop named Frank Serpico blows the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama

Stars: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire

7.7 IMDB Rating 3,375 Views
Quiz Show 1994

An idealistic young lawyer working for a Congressional subcommittee in the late 1950s discovers that TV quiz shows are being fixed. His investigation focuses on two contestants on the show "Twenty-One": Herbert Stempel, a brash working-class Jew from Queens, and Charles Van Doren, the patrician scion of one of America's leading literary families. Based on a true story.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: John Turturro,Rob Morrow,Ralph Fiennes,Paul Scofield

7.5 IMDB Rating 1,774 Views
The Trade

Tio år efter hans pensionering, "Death-Match" brottare Nick Mondo är bekymrad över att hitta en ny generation härma hans tidigare själv destruktiva upptåg. Baserat på en sann historia

Category: Action, Biography, Drama

Stars: Drew Gulak, Rory Gulak, 'Sick' Nick Mondo

5,947 Views
All the Money in the World 2018

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Category: Biography, Crime, Drama

Stars: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg

7,0 IMDB Rating 7,654 Views
Set Fire to the Stars 2014

In 1950, John Brinnan invited the highly acclaimed and infamous Dylan Thomas to New York for a series of poetry readings. Ignoring rumors of Thomas' frivolities back home, Brinnan has his hands full when the poet arrives. Desperate to get his watchful university chaplains off his back, Brinnan takes Thomas to his family retreat in the woods of Connecticut. But even in the middle of nowhere, the resourceful and cantankerous Thomas finds an audience for his art, passion, love and aggression...

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Elijah Wood,Celyn Jones,Kelly Reilly,Steven Mackintosh

5.8 IMDB Rating 1,499 Views
John Rabe 2009

After 28 years building and managing a vast Siemens plant in Nanking, John Rabe is ordered by the new Nazi regime to close it down. Before he can pack, the Japanese army, lead unofficially by a bloodthirsty imperial uncle, lays siege to the city. Rabe accepts, as prominent representative of Japans' major European ally, to head the Western ex-pats society's plan to start and run an international zone, like worked in Shangai. Rabe however wants it to save his workers and their close ones, over 200,000, and sacrifices all his personal interests.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

7.2 IMDB Rating 2,188 Views
Tupac: Resurrection 2003

Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop M.Cs. of all time.

Category: Biography, Documentary, Music

Stars: Tupac Shakur,Rappin' 4-Tay,Conrad Bain,Bill Bellamy,William J. Bennett,Todd Bridges,Pat Buchanan,James Cagney,Connie Chung,Eldridge Cleaver,Kathleen Cleaver,Gary Coleman,Sean Combs,Chris Connelly,Anthony 'Treach' Criss

8.0 IMDB Rating 3,660 Views
The 15:17 to Paris 2018

Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone

5,0 IMDB Rating 5,220 Views
Nanga Parbat 2010

Drama about the tragic Nanga Parbat expedition by the two Messner brothers in 1970, on which Reinhold Messners younger brother Günther died.

Category: Biography, Drama

Stars: Florian Stetter, Andreas Tobias, Karl Markovics

6.6 IMDB Rating 1,855 Views
Team Foxcatcher 2016

Documentary filmmaker Jon Greenhalgh examines the life of Dave Schultz, a professional wrestler who was part of 'Team Foxcatcher', funded by multi-millionaire John du Pont.

Category: Biography, Crime, Documentary

Stars: Dan Chaid, John du Pont, Dave Schultz

7.3 IMDB Rating 1,999 Views
The King’s Speech 2010

The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.

Category: Biography, Drama, History

Stars: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter

8,0 IMDB Rating 3,674 Views