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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
TV-MAIMDb 8.92014 30m

Former Daily Show host and correspondent John Oliver brings his persona to this weekly news satire program.

Burke & Hare

Burke & Hare

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Burke & Hare
RIMDb 6.12010 91 min

A black comedy about two 19th-century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school.

Storming Juno

Storming Juno

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Storming Juno
Not RatedIMDb 6.62010 88 min

Docudrama retelling the Canadian assault of Juno Beach on D-Day, as told via reenactment and through interviews with those who were there.

History, War
Canada
Miral

Miral

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Miral
RIMDb 6.22010 112 min

A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.

Drama, History
The King's Speech

The King's Speech

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The King's Speech
RIMDb 8.02010 118 min

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.

United

United

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United
PG-13IMDb 7.32011 94 min

Based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of their number.

Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers

Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers

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Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers
Not RatedIMDb 3.42011 100 min

Three companies of paratroopers travel in a deadly mission to France to prepare the drop zone for the airborne attack on the D-Day. They have to install an Eureka transmitter and searchlight to guide the planes in the Normandy inv...

The Counterfeiters

The Counterfeiters

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The Counterfeiters
RIMDb 7.52007 99 min

The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII.

Austria, Germany
The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy

The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy

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The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy
PG-13IMDb 4.12011 108 min

The story of how 'Hell's Gate' at Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas came to have its name. Relive the story of how three outlaws' expeditions and encounters through historical 1870s Texas were remembered for a lifetime.

Ironclad

Ironclad

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Ironclad
RIMDb 6.12011 121 min

In thirteenth-century England, a Knights Templar and a few of the Barons men fight to defend Rochester Castle against the tyrannical King John.

A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne

A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne

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A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne
IMDb 6.12009 94 min

A grieving father embarks on a quest for justice in this Australian drama based on true events. When a model dies after falling from a clifftop, was it suicide or murder?

Australia
The Bang Bang Club

The Bang Bang Club

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The Bang Bang Club
RIMDb 6.92010 106 min

A drama based on the true-life experiences of four combat photographers capturing the final days of apartheid in South Africa.

Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World

Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World

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Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World
PGIMDb 6.52011 90 min

In our post-9/11 world, a greater understanding across cultures is more important than ever before, yet the purpose of this program is not simply to provide political or historical context. Rather it is to explore and celebrate th...

17 Miracles

17 Miracles

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17 Miracles
PGIMDb 6.12011 113 min

The Willie Handcart Company treks across America to the Salt Lake Valley, experiencing many trials and death, as well as 17 miracles.

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

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Memorial Day
RIMDb 6.12012 104 min

Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. Although Bud has never talked about the war, he...

A Deeper Shade of Blue

A Deeper Shade of Blue

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A Deeper Shade of Blue
Not RatedIMDb 6.42011 90 min

This is not a surf movie, it is a film about surfing's deepest roots: in the subconscious; in ancient lore; in the craft of surfboard building; in man's perpetual quest for a joyful relationship with the natural world.

Australia
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
6IMDb 6.12011 104 min

A story set in nineteenth-century China and focusing on the life-long friendship between two girls who develop their own secret code as a way to contend with the rigid social norms imposed on women.

Drama, History
W.E.

W.E.

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W.E.
RIMDb 6.12011 119 min

The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard.

21 Brothers

21 Brothers

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21 Brothers
12IMDb 3.72011 96 min

Set in W.W.1 the film follows the story of the Canada's 21st battalion as it prepares for the battle of Courcelette in September 1916.

Drama, History, War
Canada
Winnie Mandela

Winnie Mandela

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Winnie Mandela
RIMDb 5.92011 104 min

A drama that chronicles the life of Winnie Mandela from her childhood through her marriage and her husband's incarceration.

The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby

The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby

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The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby
Not RatedIMDb 6.72011 104 min

A son's riveting look at a father whose life seemed straight out of a spy thriller. The secret world of a legendary CIA spymaster. Told by William Colby's son Carl, the story is at once a probing history of the CIA, a personal mem...

Hell and Back Again

Hell and Back Again

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Hell and Back Again
Not RatedIMDb 6.42011 88 min

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and intimacy no previous film about the conflict in...

Texas Killing Fields

Texas Killing Fields

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Texas Killing Fields
16IMDb 5.72011 105 min

In the Texas bayous, a local homicide detective teams up with a cop from New York City to investigate a series of unsolved murders.

Betrayed

Betrayed

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Betrayed
IMDb 7.22020 126 min

We follow the Jewish Braude family's experiences when the Jews are arrested and deported from the camp Berg, on the ship Donau and down to the extermination in the concentration camp in Auschwitz.

Drama, History, War
Norway
Hitler's Children

Hitler's Children

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Hitler's Children
Not RatedIMDb 7.42011 59m

A look into the lives of the descendants of the top Nazi officials who worked under Hitler's command.

Nova Zembla

Nova Zembla

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Nova Zembla
IMDb 5.82011 108 min

A Dutch exploration team sets sail to find the North East passage to the Indies. The weather had other ideas for them.

Drama, History
Netherlands
The Lady

The Lady

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The Lady
RIMDb 7.02011 132 min

The story of Aung San Suu Kyi as she becomes the core of Burma's democracy movement, and her relationship with her husband, writer Michael Aris.

Black Gold

Black Gold

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Black Gold
RIMDb 6.62011 130 min

Set in the 1930s Arab states at the dawn of the oil boom, the story centers on a young Arab prince torn between allegiance to his conservative father and his modern, liberal father-in-law.

France, Italy, Qatar